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Lot# 4100 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4100 Cape of Good Hope

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    Provisional Issue 1861 (March): Woodblock 4 d. pale bright blue on laid paper, a used example with large even margins all round, in a delightful rich almost over-inked shade, lightly cancelled by crisp CGH obliterator in black. Ironed corner bend not apparent and not affecting the appearance. A very rare stamp and a most attractive example. Cert. RPSL (1922) Gi = £ 2'250.rnrnProvenance: Collection Philippe Ferrary de la Renotière, Sale 2, 13-15 Oct 1921, lot 40; Collection Capt. E. Bagwell-Pulefoy, Nov 1922, from certificate;  Collection Dale-Lichtenstein, Harmers, Nov 1989, lot 346.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500.00 CHF