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Lot 80204 – Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values

1883-84 5s Rose on white paper CH with “SPECIMEN” type 13 overprint

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

SG 180s

Estimate 500 – 700 GBP
Auction date Fri 4 Dec 2020 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for GBP 2’200