SWEDEN, 1886-92, 4o Gray, Diagonal Bisect (42 var.).
In strip of four with three normal stamps plus 2o Orange No. 40 and 4o Carmine and Ultramarine No. 55, all tied by "Stockholm Sept. 14, 1892" circular datestamps (the bisect well-tied across the cut) on cover to London, England prepaying the correct 20o rate, all stamps, incl. the bisect, have faults of varying degrees, still a highly exhibitable cover of considerable rarity, note accompanies showing that this cover was purchased at auction in March 1939 for $51.00 and further states that "Only one other Swedish bisect is known. The one presented to the Swedish Postal Museum by Mr. Hans Lagerlof", with 2005 Helena O. Wilen certificate
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