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    Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1861 (Oct): 10 c. blue, wmk. pos. 4, the error of watermark "20" for "10", a fine used example with ample even margins all round and just shaved at upper right, lightly cancelled in black. Small natural paper wrinkle at top mentioned for full accuracy, a very fine example of this great rarity of which but 8 are recorded. Signed P. Holcombe. Certs. Holcombe (1983), BPA (1992) Gi. 32c = £ 3'000/Scott = $ 5'200.rnrnProvenance: Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1199.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400.00 CHF