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Lot# 3078 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3078 Great Britain

    1870 (Oct 1): 1½ d. lake-red, plate 1, lettered GA-GB / LA-LB, an unused block of twelve, marginal from left of sheet with full FLORAL ORNAMENT and italic imprint 'the Labels ABOVE the Address and towards the RIGHT HAND SIDE of the Letter. In Wetting the Back be careful no(t)'. Fine fresh colour and superb large part or unmounted og. An exceptional multiple, the Karl Louis Card Index records just two unused multiples from Plate 1 with the full ornament Gi G6 = £ 10'500.rnProvenance: Robson Lowe, London, 12 Dec 1989, lot 571.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF