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Lot# 6048 - Auction 244-249

  • Lot# : 6048 Mafeking

    Wide Setting 1900 (April 10): Baden-Powell 3 d. pale blue on blued horizontally laid paper, a used example, position 7 on the sheet of twelve, with diagonal "Cracked Plate" flaw running the full width of the stamp at base and showing the break to the outer vertical frame line clearly, cancelled by MAFEKING / C.G.H. datestamp (May 11) in black. Corner bend not affecting the appearance of a rare stamp Gi = £ 1'200+.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000 CHF