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British Guiana » 1853 Waterlow Lithographs (SG 11-21)
Realisierter Preis
6’500 GBP
Schätzung
5’000 – 7’000 GBP
Auktionsdatum
Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Beschreibung:

THE FINEST UNUSED EXAMPLE

1853-59 Waterlow lithographed 1 cent dull red, type C, a delightful unused example without gum, displaying large even margins and delicate shade, extremely fine; (SG £11’000).

To our knowledge, only four unused examples are recorded, this being the most valuable as outstandingly superior in quality.

Provenance:

John E. du Pont (Lot 60061, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Census of unused examples:

– Ex Frederick T. Small, clear margins and touched at base, „tiny thin spot and small natural flaw“

– Ex Frederick T. Small, tiny margins and touching in places, „slight faults“

– Ex Ferrary, Champion and „Bartica“, „small surface fault“, smaller margins than the present example

– Ex du Pont (the example presented here)

Katalogreferenz: SG 16