lot # 1728 - europe Great Britain
1884 (April 1): £ 1 brown-lilac, wmk. Crowns, lettered MB/NB/OB, a superb used vertical strip of three in a deep vibrant shade, each stamp centrally cancelled "Dublin / Sorting Office" cds's (May 23, 1890) in black. An exceptional and very scarce multiple, the Karl Louis card index records just four used strips of three of this stamp, one of which is housed in the National Postal Museum Gi = £ 9'000+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Wally Knox, Mohrmann, Hamburg, 18-21 Oct 1977, lot 2047.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas