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Lot# 3102 - Auction 250-256

  • Lot# : 3102 Great Britain

    1848: Embossed 1 s. brown, 'Moss' Essay in the colour of the issued 10 d. value witth smaller lettering, without the Pendant Curl added later, with complete frame, printed on Dickinson silk thread paper, a fine example with even larger margins than the SG catalogue illustration, fresh and very fine with remnants of gum. Extremely rare and surely one of the finest of the 8 known examples Gi EP2(b) = £ 12'500.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 1 March 1937, lot 149.rn                        RL, Bournemouth, 30-31 July 1975, lot 99.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,400 CHF