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Sale 1198 — The Dimitris Bertsimas Collection of Important Great Britain Stamps and Multiples

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 March, 2019

Category — Line Engraved Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3002°
ogbl
Sale Number 1198, Lot Number 3002, Line Engraved IssuesGREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1p Red Brown (SG Specialised BS28; SG 8; Scott 3), GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1p Red Brown (SG Specialised BS28; SG 8; Scott 3)GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1p Red Brown (SG Specialised BS28; SG 8; Scott 3). Block of 30 with sheet margin at left and inscription "PRICE 1d Per Label. 1/- Per Row of 12. £1...Per Sheet.", die 1, Plate 74, lettered M-A to Q-F, original gum, couple h.r.'s, margins mostly large to just touching along right side, rich color, variously creased and a few small faults as to be expected with a multiple of this size

FINE-VERY FINE. AN IMPRESSIVE SIZED MULTIPLE OF THE ONE-PENNY RED BROWN FROM PLATE 74. THERE ARE VERY FEW MULTIPLES LARGER THAN THE BLOCK OFFERED HERE.

According to records, Plate 74 was registered on Jan. 14, 1847. Ex Baillie.

E. 7,500-10,000
5,000
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