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Lot# 3209 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3209 Great Britain

    1890 (Feb 24): 10 d. dull purple & carmine, an unused complete pane of twenty (5 x 4), showing vertical dividing pillars below the stamps (not used in any production printing, the pillars are horizontal on the issued sheets) and a block pillar in purple at left, of fresh colour and superb large part or unmounted og. Extremely rare Essay, just four panes are recorded, one of which is housed in the National Postal Museum. Rare and most attractive.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 8 Oct 1997, lot 156.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,400.00 CHF