Sale 777 — 1996 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 21 May, 1996

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
43
og
Sale 777, Lot 43, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II-IV (7-9). Unused top sheet margin margin pair, Pos. 4-5R1L, the lefthand stamp being the only Type II from Plate 1 Late (all other positions were recut, becoming Type IV), full to gigantic margins including 15mm selvage at top and portions of adjoining stamps at bottom, tiny scissor cut entirely in bottom margin, Extremely Fine, a rare combination pair, especially in unused condition, ex Lilly, plated and signed by Ashbrook, with 1967 P.F. certificate

E. 2,500-3,500
4,250