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Lot# 3623 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 3623 Grenada

    1875: Die Proof by Perkins Bacon for the Revenue issue, printed on wove paper (50x 53 mm.) in a delightful shade of deep mauve, small scratch in the vignette at lower right not significantly affecting the appearance, rust spot at right of the paper has been sensibly cleaned. Handstamped on reverse with oval 'Perkins Bacon & Co. Ltd. / Engravers' cachet in violet. A beautiful Proof.rnProvenance: Collection Joseph Hackmey, Christie's, London, 26 Nov 1988, lot 95.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF