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Lot# 3718 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 3718 Jamaica

    1920 (Dec 10): 1 s. orange-yellow & red-orange, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example with variety "Frame Inverted", well centred and of splendid rich colour, minimal gum wrinkle on superb large part, slightly browned og. A magnificent stamp - one of the rarest issued varieties in British Colonial philately with just 10 examples extant in unused condition including one example housed in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. A truly wonderful stamp Gi = £ 40'000.rnNote: See "Stamps of Fame" by the Williams brothers for further information. A part sheet was found in Manchioneal Post Office who were not invoiced for a complete sheet, some stamps from the same sheet had already been sold, unnoticed, in Kingston. It is now generally assumed that just 10 examples exist in unused condition.
    Starting bid : 15,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 15,000 CHF