Sale 1259 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 21-23 June, 2022
Category — New Guinea thru Zanzibar
FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1858 ONE-PENNY BRITANNIA FROM THE FOURTH ISSUE.
With the exception of the 1p Red, original gum examples of the 1852-60 Britannia Lithographs are seldom encountered in any condition. Signed A. Brun. With 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Listed but unpriced in either Scott or SG. Catalogued as the Slate Blue shade from the same issue. Scott $5,000.00. SG £4,000
VERY FINE AND REMARKABLE DE LA RUE COLOR TRIALS PROPOSED TO ZANZIBAR WITH THE CAMEL AND RIDER "STATE OF NORTH AFRICA" ESSAYS.