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Lot# 3056 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3056 Great Britain

    1855 (June): 1 d. red-brown on lightly blued paper, Die II, Alphabet III, plate 35, wmk. Large Crown, perf. 14, lettered FH-FJ / GH-GJ / HH-HJ, an unused block of nine of wonderful fresh colour, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 2) in black, superb large part or unmounted og. One sheet existed, split up circa 1950. A splendid and extremely rare multiple, the second largest multiple recorded in the Karl Louis Card Index Gi C8t = £ 4'500+.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF