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Lot# 362 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 362 Cyprus

    1881 (July 1): ½ pi. emerald-green, Die I, wmk. Crown CC, an unused block of eight (4 x 2), corner marginal from lower left of sheet showing Plate Number "1" in margin, some peripheral aging at top on reverse, fourth stamp with slight stain spot, otherwise fresh and fine with large part og. with lower four stamps unmounted og. Illustrated in 'Cyprus' by Wilfred Castle. An exceedingly rare multiple Gi = £ 1'400+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Lt.-Colonel J.R. Danson, RL, London, 30 June 1971, lot 1056.rn                 
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF