lot # 1882 - brit. colonies Cyprus
1880 (April 1): 4 d. sage-green, plate 16, lettered BI, an unused example of excellent centering and colour, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type GB9) in black, slightest of ink splashes from overprint, tiny thin, superb large part og. A rare stamp: just one sheet was overprinted thus.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Aphrodite', Spink, London, 24 Feb 2009, lot 13.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas