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Lot# 3142 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3142 Great Britain

    Abnormal 1877 (Oct 23): 4 d. vermilion, Plate 16, wmk. Large Garter, lettered AK, an imperforate Imprimatur with ample to large margins all round and part sheet margin at top and showing a trace of the Plate Number, fresh and very fine, large part og. Rare, just 22 stamps were removed from the Imprimatur sheet: the neighbouring example (AL) was in the Harold W. Fisher collection. Illustrated in the British Philatelist, 1914-15 on page 71 Gi J63 = £ 15'000.rnProvenance: Collection Earl of Crawford, 1913.rn                        Collection Colonel A. M. Bates, 1934.rn                        Phillips, London, 22 April 1992, lot 322.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000 CHF