Lot 20126
Mauritius » 1859 Sherwin Issue (SG 40)
Price realised
45’000 GBP
60’000 – 80’000 GBP
Auction date
Tue 30 Jun 2020 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)

2d deep blue, unused with large to huge margins, from position 4 on the plate, pinhole and some faint toning, extremely rare with only five fine unused examples recorded, being the left stamp from the famous Kanai pair (SG £225’000)

Provenance: Ferrary, April 1923, Sale II (Lot 423) (when it was a pair)

Dale-Lichtenstein (when it was a pair)

Hiroyuki Kanai, November 1993 (Lot 201) (when it was in a pair)

Expertise: Signed Holcombe, Cert. RPS (1968) and Peter Holcombe (1993) when it was in a pair

Catalogue reference: SG 40