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Sale 1220 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 May, 2020

Category — Long Island - Thin Wove Paper Issue (SG 23-36)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
221
ogbl
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 221, Long Island - Thin Wove Paper Issue (SG 23-36)LONG ISLAND, 1916, 6p Black on Thin Wove Paper, "PENCC" Error (SG 35c), LONG ISLAND, 1916, 6p Black on Thin Wove Paper, "PENCC" Error (SG 35c)LONG ISLAND, 1916, 6p Black on Thin Wove Paper, "PENCC" Error (SG 35c). Carbon copy, block of eight consisting of third and fourth row of sheet, plate 2, pos. 9-12/13-16, without gum as issued, pos. 10 showing "PENCC" error, pos. 11 and 15 with question marks at bottom right and top left corner respectively, light bend thru four stamps incl. error and toned band at left affecting first vertical pair

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE 6-PENCE ON WOVE AND ONE OF ONLY TWO EXAMPLES OF THE "PENCC" VARIETY RECORDED.

A total of 144 carbon copy examples were printed (plus 48 top impressions) with 40 remainders destroyed. Gibbs records 66 unused examples with this as one of two blocks of eight recorded (the other example is Lot 218). Of the three possible "PENCC" errors printed, two are recorded (the other in a block of four).

Ex "Mountrobeck". SG value as singles £8,850

E. 3,000-4,000
5,000
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