Lot 50610 – South Africa » Cape of Good Hope

1863-64 De La Rue 1d deep carmine-red, wmk CC, showing sideways watermark

The Famous Sideways Crown CC Watermark

1863-64 De La Rue 1d deep carmine-red, wmk CC, showing sideways watermark, mint with part original gum, close to good margins, a very fine and an extremely important and exceptionally rare showpiece, cert. RPS (2010)

Note: This was a trial printing that was not issued for public use. See SACC 14 note

SG 22

803.050.020.022: The History of the Envelope. Illustrated Envelopes. In alphabetical order of addressee. The Countess of Mayo Correspondence
Estimate 20’000 – 24’000 GBP
Auction date Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 15:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
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