MALAYA - JOHORE 1876 SG1 Mint 2c brown type 1 Star and Crescent h/s
Stock Code: P201009801
1876 (July) 2c brown, type 1 Star and Crescent handstamp (sideways) on Straits Settlements, right marginal, brilliant large part o.g. A wonderful example of this great rarity, as fine as exists and of impeccable provenance, being ex William Frazer (Spink Singapore 21 Jun 2003, lot 180), George Asch (Ivy, Shreve & Mader 6 Nov 1991, lot 557) and Dr F.E. Wood (RL 15 Dec 1964). Signed by H. Bloch and T. Allen, with RPS cert (1992), and adjoining the Dale Lichtenstein (Harmers New York 26 May 1992) and 'Sentosa' (Spink Singapore 16 Aug 2015, lot 553) examples. An exceptional stamp for the connoisseur !
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