|Estimate:||3’000 – 4’000 GBP|
|Auction date:||Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
|Catalog:||The “Imperium” Collection|
|Sold for GBP 4’200|
1853 Waterlow lithographed 1 cent vermilion, brilliantly fresh, mint with original gum, large margins all around, tiny and almost invisible inclusion at top right, rare in this outstanding condition and as such an extremely fine gem; (SG £7’500 for unused without gum).
According to our records, only six examples of this rarity are known in very fine or superior condition, this being one of two with original gum.
John E. du Pont (Lot 60052, David Feldman SA, June 2014)
Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)