|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|
THE “FREDERICK T. SMALL” STRIP OF FOUR ON COVER
1857-59 Waterlow lithographed 1 cent dull red, type B, a very fresh horizontal strip of four, just touched in small place at upper left, clear to large margins in other respects, used on cover to Georgetown, tied by crisp 6 March 1860 Demerara datestamp, margins all around except at one corner.
Only four covers are recorded bearing this stamp, of which three show a strip of four, which is the largest multiple known.
Frederick T. Small (Lot 80, Robson Lowe, March 1970), showing his “Comet” hs on reverse
John E. du Pont (Lot 60060, David Feldman SA, June 2014)
Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)