Lot# 3147 - Auction 250-256
Lot# : 3147
1867 (Oct 3): 9 d. deep straw, Plate 4, wmk. Spray misplaced downwards, lettered AA, an unused example, variety "Imperforate", large even margins all round, of outstandingly deep colour, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 2) in black, fresh and fine, large part og. Stated to be the sole recorded example in private hands. Unique Gi J96(3)s = £ 6'000.rnProvenance: Collection Marcus Samuel, Spink, London, 3 Dec 2003, lot 1151; Andrew G. Lajer list, Dec 2009.rnIllustrated in "Specimen Stamps & Postal Stationery" by Marcus Samuel & Alan Huggins on page 20 and described on page 22.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 2,000 CHF
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