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Lot# 4093 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4093 Cape of Good Hope

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    Provisional Issue 1861 (Feb): Woodblock 4 d. carmine on laid paper, Error of Colour, the famous and beautiful used example, balanced even margins all round and of exquisite bright colour, lightly cancelled by large part of triangular CGH obliterator well struck in black. A magnificent stamp, one of the true highlights of British Colonial philately, the finest single example recorded. Cert. RPSL (1929) Gi = £ 95'000.rnrnProvenance: Collection Philippe Ferrari de la Renotière, First Sale, 23 June 1921, lot 9; Collection R. F. A. Riesco (Royal certificate dated 1929); Collection Dale-Lichtenstein, Harmers, Nov 1989, lot 392; Collection 'Salisbury', RL, Sept 1995, lot 1087.
    Starting bid : 50,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 50,000.00 CHF