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Lot# 4084 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4084 Cape of Good Hope

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    Provisional Issue 1861 (Feb 27): Woodblock 1 d. vermilion on laid paper, the famous unused pair, clear to mostly large margins all round, minor surface rub and thinning at one corner, some wrinkling of absolutely no significance and certainly not affecting the appearance of this magnificent multiple, with large part original gum. A splendid multiple of this extremely rare stamp of outstanding provenance. Cert. BPA (2018) Gi = 34'000+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Charles Lathrop Pack, Sale One, Harmers, Dec 1944, lot 361; Collection Maria de la Queillerie, Harmers, May 1970, lot 226; Collection 'Salisbury', RL, Sept 1995, lot 1022; Collection 'Lady Hope', DF, Nov 2003, lot 20280; Collection 'Cape Town', Spink, July 2005, lot 16.rn               
    Starting bid : 10,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 27,000.00 CHF