CEYLON 1872 SG138 Mint

Stock Code: P212013602

1872-80 2r50 dull rose, wmk CC, perf 12½x14, well-centred VERTICAL PAIR, large part o.g. Small faults (upper stamp with tiny surface scratch, lower with a pulled perf, minor perf tones), still excellent appearance with fresh colour. An important item, being the only known multiple of this first high value, issued in 1879. Ex Baron de Worms (Harmer 20/6/1938, lot 742) and Gordon Bailey (Harmer 14/5/1962, lot 510), and not seen on the market for nearly 60 years. (cat £1600+).


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