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Lot# 4526 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 4526 Great Britain

    1841: 1 d. red-brown on blued paper, black pl. 10, lettered AA-AF / BA-BF / CA-CF, the magnificent unused block of eighteen (6 x 3) from the upper left corner of the sheet with full sheet margins and Plate "10" in corner with imprint "PRICE 1d. Per Label. 1/- Per Row of 12.  £1 Per Sheet. Place the Labels ABOVE the Address and to...", the original State 1 without the 'O' flaw on 'ONE' on stamps BE and BF, the block with large margins all round and of wondrous colour, minor bends on the second vertical row of no significance, fresh and very fine with large part og. and seven stamps unmounted og. Gi AS69+AS69a = £ 52'500.rnProvenance: Collection Louis Oram Trivett, Plumridges, 6-7 Nov 1924, lot 162; 'A Baronet's Collection' (Baron Anthony de Worms), purchased by Charles Nissen with article and illustration in the "British Philatelist", July 1938 discussing this multiple, a copy of which accompanies the lot; Phillips, London, 17 Feb 1994, lot 322.rnrnNote: The accompanying multiple from the right hand side of the sheet, lettered AG-AL / CG-CL, is housed in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 23,000 CHF