Lot# 872 - Auction 234-243
Provisional Imperforate 1864/71: 2 d. blue, Plate II, variety Imperforate, the exceptional horizontal strip of three, Row 2, position 5-6-7, in a deep shade with large margins all round, used on 1867 cover to Coventry tied by numeral "1" obliterators with AUCKLAND despatch cds alongside (Sept 12) in black. Also tied by 'London / Paid' transit cds (Dec 4) in red. Reverse with Coventry arrival (Dec 5) in black. Third stamp with minor nick in margin, the cover with some minor soiling but extremly rare. Cert. RPSL (1943), BPA (1990) Gi = £ 7'500 off cover.rnProvenance: Collection H. Gordon Kaye, RL, 16 April 1991, lot 630.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 4,400.00 CHF
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