CEYLON 1885 SG158a Used

Stock Code: P212012535

1885 5c on 64c red-brown, type 21 local surcharge, ERROR SURCHARGE DOUBLE, very fine used appearance with neat part numeral cancel. Plated as pos. 4 in the row of 12, with distinctive "broken ampersand". Characteristic centring (and trivial traces of toning on reverse), still choice quality for this rarity of which few are recorded. Ex Baron de Worms (Harmer 20/6/1938, lot 775), with RPS cert (1930). (cat £3500).


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