Lot# 6130 - Auction 234-243
Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1862 (Jan 1): 1 c. yellow, wmk. pos. 2, the outstanding unused block of sixty-nine (10 x 7, less one stamp at top left), in an olive-yellow shade, fresh and very fine for such a huge multiple of the Colon issue. The block with one or two age spots and some creasing largely between the stamps though not affecting the dramatic appearance, with full somewhat browned large part or unmounted og. A great rarity of the issue in a remarkable state of preservation. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnrnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3507; Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 952.rnrnNote: Joaquin Galvez also owned another large block of 79 stamps, this however is the finer of the two large multiples.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 4,200.00 CHF
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