GREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 2p Blue (SG Specialised F6(1); SG 34; Scott 17).
Block of 30 with selvage at right and inscription "to remove the Cement.",
Plate 5, lettered O-G to S-L, original gum, most stamps appear Mint N.H.
with the exception of a couple h.r.'s at top, particularly fresh color on bright paper, the block also contains three constant varieties, P-K with "Double letter" [SG Spec. F6(1)e], P-J with dented frame above "P" [SG Spec. F6(1)f] and R-G and S-G showing colored roller flaw on "W" of "TWO" [listed as a footnote below F6(1)], small perf flaw on position S-G and couple minute toned spots
VERY FINE AND STUNNING MULTIPLE OF THE 2-PENCE PERFORATED 14 FROM PLATE 5. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE ISSUE AND AN IMPORTANT PIECE FOR ANY LINE-ENGRAVED COLLECTOR OR EXHIBITOR.
Ex Fraser and Baillie. With 1983 B.P.A. certificate (not noting any faults). SG as six hinged blocks of four and six hinged singles £111,000, which only hints at the spectacularly rare nature of this multiple.
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