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Lot# 9052 - Auction 274-283

  • Lot# : 9052 Ceylon

    Recess by Perkins Bacon 1859 (April 23): 2 s. dull blue, wmk. Star, imperforate, a used example shaved at base but with large margins at sides showing portions of adjoining stamps, on piece with magnificent 1 s. 9 d. green with full large margins all round and portion of adjoining stamp at top and 5 d. chestnut with four margins, all of fine fresh colour, lightly cancelled by barred obliterators in black. A delightful and rare piece Gi = £ 2'250+.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF