NEVIS 1862 SG1 Proof

Stock Code: P15615262

1862 1d imperforate proof in carmine-lake on thin wove, a rejoined horizontal pair (pos. 2-3 on the sheet), respectively with large and clear to large margins, with large part strike of the dramatic '(SP)ECIMEN/(NISSEN &) PARKER. LONDON' H/S in blue, for use as printer's samples. Very rare. Not known to Samuel in 1976 (but mentioned in the 1984 supplement) although first recorded in 1869 (!) by E. L. Pemberton, on the basis of examples in the collection of Judge Philbrick.


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NEVIS 1862 SG1 Proof - £1,600.00

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