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Lot# 915 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 915 Nova Scotia

    1860/63: A remarkable group (8 items) of American Bank Note Co. imperforate card paper Proofs with 1 c. in scarlet (unissued) optd. diagonal SPECIMEN in green, 2 c. grey-purple in a block of twelve (2 x 6) printed in issued colour with diagonal SPECIMEN in red showing partial imprint; 8½ c. in scarlet (unissued) in a block of four with partial imprint optd. SPECIMEN diaagonally in green, 8½ c. in issued colour of green imperforate on wove paper in a single and pair, perf. example in faded yellow and a vertical imprint strip of four from left of sheet on India paper optd. SPECIMEN in red; and imperforate Proof on card paper 12½ c. black - a spectacular block of twenty (10 x 2) from the top of the sheet all optd. SPECIMEN diagonally in red showing two complete ABN imprints in top margin and two partial imprints at sides. A rare and generally very fine group.
    Starting bid : 1,700 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,900 CHF