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Lot# 3198 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3198 Great Britain

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    1887 (Jan 1): 2 d. green & scarlet, a used example, variety "Inverted Watermark", cancelled by parts of "Chancery Lane" cds in black. Scarce and fine stamp: a very combination of the rare shade (Gi. 199) and a rare watermark variety of wwhich the Karl Louis Card Index has records of only two single examples, formerly a pair, of which this was the right hand stamp and the finer of the two. Cert. RPSL (1985) Gi K30(1)a = £ 500.rnrnProvenance: Collection Grant, Spink, London, 25 Sept 2003, lot 2392 (as a horizontal pair).
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF