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Status International

lot # 2451 - World Great Britain

Thursday Oct 29, 2020 12:00 Australia/Sydney

1880-81 QV 2d pale rose, no cnr letters, wmk Imperial Crown, LINE PERF 14, being a specially perf example from the imperf imprimatur sheet, which was affixed inside the De la Rue presentation book 'Before & after the Stamp Committee' prepared in 1885. For comparison also enclosed are the normal perf ½d & 1d that were also included in the book. VF fresh UN. SG 168(var). SG Spec (see page 257) cat £3750. Important rarity for specialist as only several recorded. With photocopy of the DLR book page & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)

Estimate: A$700 - 1000


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