Lot# 4301 - Auction 234-243
Second Printing Overprinted "G" in 9 upright or italic Types 1878: Cape 1 d. carmine-red, wmk. CC, optd. "G" in black, an unused block of twelve (6 x 2), from the right pane of 60, Types 6-6-6-6-6-6 / 13-12-12-13-13-12, positions 31-36 / 37-42, of fresh colour and excellent appearance but for three short perfs. at top on third stamp and one or two unapparent creases, fine large part og. with lower strip unmounted og. Type 6 on this setting can only be ascertained as from the Second Printing when joined with Types 11, 12 or 13. An extremely rare and fine positional piece of excellent provenance.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, Robson Lowe, London, 3 April 1963, lot 932.rn Collection Maria de La Queillerie, Harmers, London, 19 May 1970, lot 566.rn Collection G.H. Jonkers, Robson Lowe, London, 22 July 1986, lot 168.rn Spink, London, 9 March 2005, lot 652.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 2,000 CHF
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