1852 Waterlow 4 cents black on deep blue, unused exhibiting an exceptional freshness with margins ranging from clear to large, creases with painted touch-ups; (SG £25’000).
One of only two examples having only minor imperfections for this issue, these two being by far the finest of only six examples recorded of this stamp.
Philipp von Ferrary (Lot 211, Sale II, October 1921)
Arthur Hind (Lot 71, New York sale, April 1934, « superb »)
Dale-Lichtenstein (Lot 412, H.R. Harmer, February 1969)
John E. du Pont (Lot 60045, David Feldman SA, June 2014)
Expertise: Signed Jakubek, Cert. BPA (2014)