lot # 4012 - brit. colonies st. helena
Recess by De La Rue 1863: 1 d. on 6 d. in lake, imperforate, wmk. Crown CC, an unused vertical pair, variety: Upper stamp (Row 16, stamp 8 with the prominent re-entries on ST. HELENA) with ONE PENNY surcharge 18½-19 mm. in black (B) and lower stamp with ONE PENNY surcharge 16-17 mm. in black (A), good to large margins all round and fine colour, upper stamp with internal horizontal wrinkle, large part og. A rare and spectacular multiple. Cert. BPA (1973) Gi = £ 11'000.