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Lot# 3008 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3008 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. black, plate 2, lettered TI, State 1, an unused example with clear to large margins all round, marginal from base of sheet with part imprint "(th)e Letter. In Wettin(g)..", fresh and wonderfully fine with a negligble thin points of no significance, large part og. An exceptionally attractive example of this rare stamp, a stamp for connoisseur. Cert. BPA (1989) Gi AS15= £ 12'000.rnrnNote: The stamp shows the evidence that the marginal inscriptions had been re-entered on to the plate. rnrnProvenance: Collection Wills, Harmers, London, 7 Nov 1989, lot 174; Robson Lowe, London, 14 Sept 1994, lot 2162.rn 
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,000 CHF