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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 March, 2019

Category — Surface Printed Issues, 1855-80

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Sale Number 1198, Lot Number 3051, Surface Printed Issues, 1855-80GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 9p Bistre (SG Specialised J92(1); SG 86; Scott 40d), GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 9p Bistre (SG Specialised J92(1); SG 86; Scott 40d)GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 9p Bistre (SG Specialised J92(1); SG 86; Scott 40d). Bottom left corner block of six with part inscription "PRICE. Ninepence per Label, 3 Shillings per Row of 4" inscription at bottom and wing margin at left, Plate 2, lettered D-I to E-K, original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade on fresh paper, couple light creases affecting outer vertical pairs and selvage

VERY FINE APPEARING MULTIPLE OF THIS RARE 9-PENCE BISTRE STAMP, EXPONENTIALLY SO AS AN UNUSED POSITION BLOCK OF SIX. AN IMPRESSIVE SURFACE-PRINTED RARITY AND STATED TO BE THE FINEST MULTIPLE IN EXISTENCE.

Ex "Maximus" and Baillie. With 1984 B.P.A. certificate. SG as block of Straw shade (the Straw single is valued at £3,750 versus the Bistre at £5,250) and two singles £32,500.

E. 15,000-20,000
10,000
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