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Lot# 6168 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 6168 Cape of Good Hope

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    1880 (Aug): "3" on 3 d. pale dull rose, the remarkable unused vertical strip of three with top stamp Type 10, central stamp without surcharge and lower stamp Type 11, of very fresh colour and usual centering for this exceptional variety, large part og. with perfs. sensibly reinforced. An extraordinarily rare strip. Cert. BPA (2018) Gi = £ 5'500.rnrnProvenance: Collection Baron Philip Ferrari de la Renotière, Druout, Sale 2, 11 Oct 1921, lot 61.rn                        Harmers, London, May 1977, lot 405.rnNote: There were two similar strips in the Dale-Lichtenstein collection, one in poor condition; a further example was in the H. P. Manus collection.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 12,500 CHF