Lot# 3097 - Auction 234-243
Lot# : 3097
1862 (Jan 15): 9 d. bistre, Plate 2, wmk. Emblems, lettered MI-ML / OI-OL, an unused block of twelve, marginal from lower right of sheet with full imprints in margin 'PRICE / Ninepence per Label / 3 Shillings per Row of 4 / 15 Shillings per Sheet of 20' of excellent fresh colour, perfs. on wing margin at left a tad ragged bit of no great significancee, otherwise fresh and extremely fine, large part or unmounted og. An outstanding and extremely rare multiple: a complete pane of twenty is housed in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, this block representing the largest multiple in private hands Gi J92(1) = £ 65'000 / Gi 86 = £ 69'600.rnProvenance: 'Mayfair Find', Harmers, London, 9 Nov 1925, lot 94; Baron Anthony de Worms, illustrated in the 'British Philatelist' (Aug 1938), by Charles Nissen; Collection Kennedy-Kisch, Harmers, London, 2 May 1966, lot 159; Collection Dr. Douglas Latto, Phillips, London, 22 Oct 1994, lot 68.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 23,000 CHF
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