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Lot# 3068 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3068 Great Britain

    1867 (March-April): Paris Exhibition Proof for the 1 d., printed in black from Plate 103 on soft cream card paper, imperforate. A block of twenty (as described in SG specialised catalogue), lettered AA-AD / EA-ED, with large margins all round. BA with covered thin spot in the head otherwise fresh and very fine, an astonishing piece: the largest recorded multiple. Unique Gi DP38 = £ 60'000+.rnNote: For further information see Dr. H. Osborne 'Two Pence Blue' page 123, copy enclosed with the lot.rnProvenance: Collection Dr. H. Osborne; Harmers-Craveri auction 4 June 1996, lot 162.
    Starting bid : 15,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 15,000 CHF