1852 Waterlow 1 cent black on magenta, excellent deep fresh colour, large to very large margins including frame line of neighbouring stamp at right, cancelled by neat clear sharp Demerara cds on 25 April 1853, small surface disturbance at top as usually encountered in this issue, and small marginal thin at base; (SG £5’500).
An appealing exhibition item, described in the Caspary sale as “an exceptional copy”.
Alfred H. Caspary (Lot 208, H.R.Harmer, May 1957),
John E. du Pont (Lot 60037, David Feldman SA, June 2014)
Expertise: Signed Calves and George Behr, Cert. BPA (2014)