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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 3117, Officials - Inland RevenueGREAT BRITAIN, 1890, £1 Brown Lilac, Watermark Three Orbs, I.R. Official, "Specimen" Overprint (SG Specialised L10s; SG O12s; Scott O13S), GREAT BRITAIN, 1890, £1 Brown Lilac, Watermark Three Orbs, I.R. Official, "Specimen" Overprint (SG Specialised L10s; SG O12s; Scott O13S)GREAT BRITAIN, 1890, £1 Brown Lilac, Watermark Three Orbs, I.R. Official, "Specimen" Overprint (SG Specialised L10s; SG O12s; Scott O13S). Lettered E-A, "Specimen" Ty. 9, original gum, h.r., natural vertical gum wrinkle at top left, fresh color

FINE AND RARE "SPECIMEN" TYPE 9 OVERPRINT ON THE 1890 ONE-POUND I.R. OFFICIAL WITH WATERMARK THREE ORBS. ONE OF THE RAREST "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINTS OF GREAT BRITAIN.

The "Specimen" is not only an affordable alternative to the issued stamp, a rarity that catalogues £100,000 (Scott $100,000.00), but it is a rare stamp in its own right, with only a handful in existence.

With 2000 B.P.A. certificate. SG £9,250

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
Foreign (non-U.S.)
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Great Britain
Great Britain
2017-11-15
Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4042, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1890, £1 Brown Violet, Watermark Three Orbs, I.R. Official, "Specimen" Overprint (O13S; SG O12s; SG Specialised L10s), GREAT BRITAIN, 1890, £1 Brown Violet, Watermark Three Orbs, I.R. Official, "Specimen" Overprint (O13S; SG O12s; SG Specialised L10s)GREAT BRITAIN, 1890, £1 Brown Violet, Watermark Three Orbs, I.R. Official, "Specimen" Overprint (O13S; SG O12s; SG Specialised L10s). Type 9, lettered H-D, original gum, fresh color

VERY FINE "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT ON THE 1890 ONE-POUND I.R. OFFICIAL WITH WATERMARK THREE ORBS. ONE OF THE RAREST "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINTS OF GREAT BRITAIN.

Though an affordable alternative to the issued stamp, which is a major Great Britain rarity that catalogues $100,000.00 (SG £100,000), examples with "Specimen" overprints are rarities in their own right. Only a tiny number are believed to exist.

Signed A. Diena. SG Specialised value

£ 9,250
2,900
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