BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICA, 1898, 1p Vermilion & Ultramarine, Control Number on Reverse, Setting II (58; SG 55b).
Compete sheet of 30 with sheet margins all around, cancelled by light strikes of Zomba July 8, 1898 circular datestamps, fresh colors, some inevitable faults, mostly creases between stamps, central embossing breaks the paper in a few places
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SPECTACULAR SHOWPIECE. IT IS HARD TO IMAGINE MORE THAN ONE OR TWO OTHER INTACT SHEETS EXIST.
Stanley Gibbons catalogue value simply as singles £4,200. Scott $4,350.00
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