lot # 323 - brit. colonies south australia
1868/79: 1 d. dark green, wmk. Large Star, perf. 11½-12½, a lightly cancelled used example, variety "Printed on Both Sides", rounded corner at upper left does not greatly detract from the appearance of this variety with the Queen's head showing clearly on reverse and facing in the opposite direction. Whilst first listed by Stanley Gibbons in 1903 and reported in the London Philatelist in February 1915, this remains the sole unoverprinted example of this variety. Cert. RPSL (1965) Gi = £ 1'100.rnProvenance: Collection Rev. James Mursell, Oct 1964; Collection Harry Napier, RL, London 11 May 1976; Collection Peter Jaffé, Spink, London, March 2006.
Catalogue 284: Europe & Overseas