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Lot# 3135 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3135 Great Britain

    1874/80: 6 d. grey, Plate 15, wmk. Spray, lettered SA-SD / TA-TD, an unused block of eight, corner marginal from lower left of sheet, with Plate Number "15" and 'Crown POSTAGE 6d.' in margin, some iron spots on gum and perfs. in wing margin somewhat blunted, large part og. Despite the imperfections, a most attractive and rare multiple especially so with the Plate Number, which is the only plate number block from plate 15 recorded in Karl Louis Card Index Gi J85 = £ 6'000.rnProvenance: Christies, London, 7 May 1992, ex lot 1105.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700.00 CHF