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Lot# 4115 - Auction 257-264

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    1871/72: ½ r. bright blue on surfaced blued paper, the remarkable unused half sheet of forty-two (6 x 7), positions 7-12/19-24/31-36/43-48/55-60/67-72/79-84; with position 70 showing large break in right frameline, some minor areas of colour loss as usual on this issue, position 55 with small closed tear, position 84 at lower right of the multiple with embossed BATH seal of the supplier of the paper (and ubiquitously found on many old entire letters). A late printing with many cliches now misaligned, fresh and very fine with large part or unmounted og.; margins all round and believed entirely unique. Cert. Mooorhouse (2011).rnProvenance: Collections Funkhauser and Longhi.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF