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Stamp of Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed 861 3d Rose RF ABNORMAL plate 2 state 1 with no dots and shaded splandrels, imperf. imprimatur
Lot 50081
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
Price realised
850 GBP
Estimate
1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Auction date
Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 12:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1861 3d Rose RF ABNORMAL plate 2 state 1 with no dots and shaded spandrels, imperf. imprimatur, just touched at top right otherwise good margins, exceptionally fine and very rare and certainly one of the finest of only 25 examples possible existing, of which only 17 remain in private hands (SG £9’000)

Note: This stamp is notoriously difficult to get in fine condition, the majority being cut-into, creased, rubbed, thinned, etc.

Catalogue reference: SG J25A