lot # 4009 - brit. colonies st. helena
Recess by De La Rue 1863: 1 d. on 6 d. in lake, imperforate, wmk. Crown CC, ONE PENNY surcharge 16-17 mm. in black, an unused block of six (3 x 2), mostly large margins all round, infintessimally touched at left due to the mislaignment of the stamps on the forme, vertical crease unapparent on face, of fine fresh colour, part og. A very rare and most impressive multiple.rnrnProvenance: Collection John Ayre / 'Jamestown', Harmers, London, 8 March 1989, lot 1060.