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Lot# 3171 - Auction 250-256

  • Lot# : 3171 Great Britain

    1873 (July 5): 3 d. rose, Plate 19, wmk. Spray, lettered MG, LF, MH, three examples on piece from the De La Rue archives headed "Examples illustrative of the peculiar properties of our fugitive inks", with 3 d. rose MG "Left Intact", LF "Obliterated with endorsing ink" and MH "Obliterated with endorsing ink, and then treated with benzine"; these last two each cancelled by (Alexandria) "BO1" obliterator. A fine and most unusual Trial that displays well.rnrnProvenance: Robson Lowe, 26 May 1976, lot 256; Collection Dr. Douglas Latto, Phillips, London, 22 Oct 1992, lot 406.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF