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Lot# 6012 - Auction 234-243

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    First London Printing 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, wmk. pos. 1, a fine unused example with good to huge margins all round, of fresh colour, without gum and showing the 'Ivory Head'. An extremely rare stamp unused - it should be noted that some great collections of the past, Albert Quast, Dale-Lichtenstein for example, never obtained an example and the stamp is very much under-catalogued. Signed Calves. Philatelic Foundation (1994) Gi. 1 = £ 550/Scott = $ 650.rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 90, Oct 1994, lot 6293.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF