lot # 6036 - brit. colonies mafeking
Narrow Setting 1900 (April 6-10): Baden-Powell 3 d. pale blue on blued horizontally laid paper, a used marginal block of nine (3 x 3) being three-quarters of the sheet of twelve subjects, positions 1-3/5-7/9-11, with full sheet margins on three sides, each stamp individually caancelled by MAFEKING / C.G.H. datestamps (May 12) in black. Note the 'Drawing Pin' in margin beneath position 11. Some sensible precautionary strengthening of perforations with hinges. A magnificent and extremely rare multiple for the connoisseur. An Exhibition piece Gi = £ 4'275++.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Goodyear', Robson Lowe, London, 8 June 1993, lot 154.
Catalogue 247: Pre-Union South Africa