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Lot# 3091 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3091 Great Britain

    1856 (Nov 1): 1 s. deep green, wmk. Emblems, an unused block of four, marginal from top of sheet with imprint POSTAGE at top, of rich resplendent colour, superb in all respects but for one slight tone spot in margin only on reverse, fresh and very fine, large part og., the stamps unmounted og. A magnificent multiple for the connoisseur of classic philately Gi J100(1) = £ 15'500.rnProvenance: Collection  G. E. Wellburn, Robson Lowe, London, 14-14 Dec 1976, lot 438 (as a block of six, 2 x 3); Robson Lowe, London, 12 March 1991, lot 396 (as a block of four).
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 10,000.00 CHF