1853 Waterlow lithographed 1 cent vermilion, brilliantly fresh, mint with original gum, large margins all around, tiny and almost invisible inclusion at top right, rare in this outstanding condition and as such an extremely fine gem; (SG £7’500 for unused without gum).
According to our records, only six examples of this rarity are known in very fine or superior condition, this being one of two with original gum.
John E. du Pont (Lot 60052, David Feldman SA, June 2014)
Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)