MADAGASCAR (BRITISH) 1886 SG34b Mint
Stock Code: P190006655
1886 1½d rose, "POSTAGE" 29½mm long, without stops after "POSTAGE" or value, "CONSULAR MAIL" H/S in VIOLET, fresh unused with strong colour, a superb strike of the handstamp, and corner gumming intact. Slight faults (roughly separated at left, unobtrusive diagonal crease), still an attractive and interesting example, from pos. 4 of a sheet with prominent flaws in both the top frame and large figure "1". (cat £275+).
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