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Lot 80204
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
Price realised
2’200 GBP
Estimate
500 – 700 GBP
Auction date
Fri 4 Dec 2020 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1883-84 5s Rose on white paper CH with “SPECIMEN” type 13 overprint, mint hr with a couple of light creases caused by a heavy hinge, very rare with few examples of this specimen type recorded, with this particular example pictured on p.47 of “Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain” by Samuel and Huggins
Catalogue reference: SG 180s