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Lot# 3150 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3150 Great Britain

    1881 (May 24): 1 s. orange-brown, Plate 13, wmk. Crown, lettered HA-HC / JA-JC, an unused corner marginal block of nine, of vibrant fresh colour, superb appearance, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. A couple of small specks on the gum and creased across perforations horizontally at top. A very rare stamp in an unused multiple: the largest multiple is housed in the National Posstal Museum, this is the second largest multiple recorded by Galland & Louis in 'Surface Printed Stamps' and the largest in private hands Gi J116 = £ 8'635.rnProvenance: Stanley Gibbons, London, 23-24 June 1994, lot 1221.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000 CHF