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Lot 60085 – British Guiana

1856 Provisional 4 cents black on dark blue colour

1856 Provisional 4 cents black on dark blue coloured fully through, Type 3, the famous sugar paper, initials of postal clerk Wight « EDW », cut octagonal, Demerara datestamp AU 17(?) 1856, deep colour (SG £130’000) A world classic rarity with only ten examples known in total (one of which is in the Royal collection) Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

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Estimation 40’000 – 50’000 EUR
Date de vente Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 15:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 80’000