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Sale 776 — The K.L. Collection of Classic Rarities

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 April, 1996

Category — Great Britain

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
32°
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Sale Number 776, Lot Number 32, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1853, 10p Red Brown, Embossed (6; SG 57), GREAT BRITAIN, 1853, 10p Red Brown, Embossed (6; SG 57)GREAT BRITAIN, 1853, 10p Red Brown, Embossed (6; SG 57). Die 3, horizontal block of ten with full sheet margins and original gum, strongly embossed, fresh color and paper

AN EXTREMELY FINE AND VERY RARE BLOCK OF THE EMBOSSED ISSUE.

With 1989 B.P.A. certificate. Scott Retail $22,500.00 for singles, Stanley Gibbons £25,000 for singles

E. 25,000-35,000
0
33°
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Sale Number 776, Lot Number 33, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, V.R. Official (O1; SG V1), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, V.R. Official (O1; SG V1)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, V.R. Official (O1; SG V1). Horizontal block of six (FJ-GL) with right sheet margin showing part of imprint, large part original gum, large margins all around, pre-printing paper crease in sheet margin

EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE IMPRINT BLOCK OF THE FIRST OFFICIAL STAMP IN THE WORLD.

With 1956 R.P.S. and 1992 B.P.A. certificates

E. 60,000-80,000
70,000
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34°
 
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 34, Great BritainECUADOR, 1880, 4p Gray Brown, Pl. 17 (84; SG 160), ECUADOR, 1880, 4p Gray Brown, Pl. 17 (84; SG 160)ECUADOR, 1880, 4p Gray Brown, Pl. 17 (84; SG 160). Tied by "London No 22 81" duplex datestamp and oval grid on cover front only, addressed to Quito, Ecuador, via the United States, with Ecuador 1872, 1r Orange (10) affixed and tied by blue "Quito Franca 4 Enero 82" double-circle datestamp, "New-York F.D. Dec. 6" transit datestamp, a bit reduced, light stain, still Fine and extremely rare mixed franking, the Ecuador 1 real stamp paying the internal postage from the port of entry, with 1992 Holcombe certificate

E. 7,500-10,000
0
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