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Lot# 4056 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4056 Cape of Good Hope

    1855/63: 6 d. pale rose-lilac on white paper, an unused sheet marginal pair with large margins all round and AGE of POSTAGE in marginal watermark, in a lovely delicate 'milky' colour (intermediate shade between pale and deep) and superb large part og. A stunning and famous multiple of great scarcity Gi = £ 2'400+.rnrnProvenance: Collection West (1949); Collection Schofield (1951); Collection C. Emerson Huston, Harmers, June 1961, lot 270; Collection 'Salisbury', RL, Sept 1995, lot 1016; Collection Mrs. Ad Indhusophon, Spink, May 1999, lot 91; Collection William H. Gross, Shreeves, Oct 2008.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 10,000 CHF