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lot # 5011 - brit. colonies gambia

Friday Jun 02, 2023 09:00 Europe/Zurich

Cameos 1874 (Aug): 4 d. pale brown,  wmk. Crown CC upright, the imperforate complete sheet of fifteen subjects (5 x 3), of fine rich fresh colour, insignificant wrinkles mostly in margin, slightly dried patchy large part og. A wonderful sheet, with just two complete sheets recorded (the other sheet was ex Dale-Liechtenstein and Leonard Weldhen): this particular sheet has not been on the philatelic market for over 40 years.rnProvenance: Illustrated on the front cover of "The Gambia" by R.E.R. Dalwick (1953); Collection R.A.G. Lee.

Catalogue 301: The BESANÇON Collection (part II) – British West Africa


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