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Lot# 4074 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4074 Cape of Good Hope

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    1855/63: 1 s. bright yellow-green on white paper, the exquisite and famous unused pair, with huge margins all round and showing the marginal watermark lines, of vibrant fresh colour and superb large part og. with one stamp unmounted og. Faultless and sublimely beautiful. The sole recorded multiple of this stamp in unused condition and a major rarity of Southern African philately, of excellent provenance. A gem for the connoisseur. Cert. BPA (1990) Gi = £ 7'000+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dale-Lichtenstein, Harmers, Nov 1989, lot 202; Collection 'Samos', Ivy, Shreeve & Mader, June 1991, lot 240; Collection 'Salisbury', Spink, Sept 1995, lot 240; Collection Mrs. Ad Indhusophon, Spink, May 1999, lot 1018.
    Starting bid : 20,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 27,000 CHF