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Lot 91031 – 1859 5c indigo, stone B, horizontal tête-bêche strip of three mint

1859 5c indigo, stone B, horizontal tête-bêche strip of three mint
1859 5c indigo, stone B, horizontal tête-bêche strip of three mint
1859 5c indigo, stone B, horizontal tête-bêche strip of three mint
1859 5c indigo, stone B, horizontal tête-bêche strip of three mint
Lot 91031 – 1859 5c indigo, stone B, horizontal tête-bêche strip of three mint
Colombia
Price realised
Unsold
Estimate
2’400 – 4’000 EUR
Auction date
Thu 29 Jun 2023 at 16:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description

1859, 5c indigo, stone B, horizontal tête-bêche strip of three from the base of the sheet, positions 49-50-51, large to huge margins on three sides, slightly touched at right, very fresh with large part original gum; small scissors cut between stamps at left and small thin spot. An extremely rare error contained in this multiple, with a strip being scarcer than the four blocks of four recorded.

Note: The inverted positions only occurred in the stone B of this denomination in positions 9, 11, 13, 41, 43 and 50 in the plate composed of 55 units.

Provenance: Goeggel

Catalogue ref: Scott Scott 2a

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