|Estimate:||3’000 – 5’000 GBP|
|Auction date:||Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
|Catalog:||The “Imperium” Collection|
|Sold for GBP 4’200|
1852 Waterlow 1 cent black on magenta, a huge margined example with large portion of next stamp at right, used on piece with neat clear Demerara cds on 12 August 1853, with an additional strike at base, boasting a brilliant colour and without any rubbing, most attractive; (SG £5’500).
In a very rare premium quality in an issue where faults are the norm and, after the previous lot, the second-finest available.
Frederick T. Small (where it formed a vertical pair with the previous lot dated 12th August 1853)
John E. du Pont (Lot 60043, David Feldman SA, June 2014)
Expertise: Signed Alberto Diena, Cert. BPA (2014)