Lot# 2219 - Auction 250-256
1857 (Dec 1): PSNC 2 r. brown-red on blued thick paper, a fresh and fine unused block of four, marginal from top of the sheet and showing the characteristic Perkins Bacon blueing of the paper well, of superb rich colour and large part original gum with the usual slight gum wrinkles of no significance and not affecting the splendid appearance. Illustrated in the Herbert Moll handbook on page 74. A rare and truly wonderful multiple for the connoisseur. Cert. Holcombe (1992) Gi = £ 7'600+/Scott = $ 7'600+.rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 44, March 1957, lot 6099.rn Corinphila sale 84, Oct 1992, lot 5512.rn Collection Klaus Eitner, Corinphila sale 158, June 2009, lot 4030.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 7,000 CHF
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