|Estimate:||7’000 – 10’000 GBP|
|Auction date:||Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
|Catalog:||The “Imperium” Collection|
|Sold for GBP 9’000|
1852 Waterlow 1 cent black on magenta, Types Ia-IIa-Ib-IIb, full horizontal row of four featuring all four subtypes, clear to good margins all around, with Demerara datestamps of 1st July 1855, very fresh colour, vertical crease in the second stamp and usual surface rubbing retouched; (SG £22’000 as singles).
One of only two strips of four recorded off cover, being the largest multiple -together with other two blocks of four-. This example particularly exhibits clear cancellations increasing its desirability.
John E. du Pont (Lot 60036, David Feldman SA, June 2014)