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2019-03-19
The Dimitris Bertsimas Collection of Important Great Britain Stamps and Multiples
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Sale Number 1198, Lot Number 3025, Surface Printed Issues, 1855-80GREAT BRITAIN, 1878, 2-1/2p Rosy Mauve (SG Specialised J11; SG 141; Scott 67), GREAT BRITAIN, 1878, 2-1/2p Rosy Mauve (SG Specialised J11; SG 141; Scott 67)GREAT BRITAIN, 1878, 2-1/2p Rosy Mauve (SG Specialised J11; SG 141; Scott 67). Block of sixteen, Mint N.H., Plate 10, lettered A-H to D-K, lovely shade on bright paper, couple minor gum wrinkles as to be expected

VERY FINE BLOCK OF THE 2-1/2-PENCE ROSE MAUVE FROM PLATE 10 -- INFREQUENTLY FOUND IN MULTIPLES OF THIS SIZE.

Multiples of any size are quite scarce. In order to feed collector demand, most large pieces such as this have been broken down into blocks of four. Ex Baillie. SG as four blocks of four £14,000.

E. 7,500-10,000
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British Commonwealth
Great Britain
Great Britain
2019-03-19
The Dimitris Bertsimas Collection of Important Great Britain Stamps and Multiples
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Sale Number 1198, Lot Number 3026, Surface Printed Issues, 1855-80GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 2-1/2p Rosy Mauve (SG Specialised J18; SG 141; Scott 67), GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 2-1/2p Rosy Mauve (SG Specialised J18; SG 141; Scott 67)GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 2-1/2p Rosy Mauve (SG Specialised J18; SG 141; Scott 67). Block of four, Plate 17, lettered F-E to G-F, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., bottom right stamp with light pencil marking on gum

FINE AND RARE BLOCK OF THE 2-1/2-PENCE ROSY MAUVE FROM THE SCARCE PLATE 17. PARTICULARLY RARE AS A MULTIPLE.

Only 5,000 sheets were printed from Plate 17 in Rosy Mauve. As a comparison to rarity, about 30,000 sheets were printed of the 2-1/2p Blue (SG 142) from Plate 17 just months after the Rosy Mauve.

Ex Baillie. SG £9,500

E. 4,000-5,000
3,000
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British Commonwealth
Great Britain
Great Britain
2014-05-14
Worldwide Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2213, Great Britain, Surface-Printed (Continued...)GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 2-1/2p Claret (67; SG 141), GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 2-1/2p Claret (67; SG 141)GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 2-1/2p Claret (67; SG 141). Plate 17, lettered J-L, original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered and fresh, a Very Fine example of the scarcest plate of the 2-1/2p Claret, signed Bloch and with 2006 Sismondo certificate, SG £1,700

1,750
375
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