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Lot# 4677 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 4677 Great Britain

    1882 (March 9): £ 5 orange on lightly blued paper, wmk. Anchor, lettered DB, an imperforate Imprimatur, large margins all round but the colour slightly aged and some discolouration at edges removed, large part og. Just 28 stamps were removed from the two panes of 28, with a block of four (CL-DM) still in the British Postal Museum, the neighboring single DA in the same place (ex Reginald M. Phillips), and a single in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, leaving just 22 in private hands. Rare Gi J128 = £ 35'000.rnProvenance: Collection Joseph Silkin, Harmers 14-16 June 1971, ex lot 506; Stanley Gibbons 21 May 1975, lot 491.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,800 CHF