1/2d Vermilion Imperforate at Top

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Large part og, diagonal gum crease and right hand stamp with small repaired tear at foot

History: ex Silkin; Phillips 16th Feb. 1995 lot 274 est.£1’200-1’500; Harmers 15th May 1996 lot 193 est.£1’500

Stamps from the above strip after it was split up:

2nd Stamp (wmk “G” of “POSTAGE” in margin)1887 Jubilee 1-2d vermilion imperforate at topVery fine unused o.g. (lightly mounted in margin only) top marginal example with light gum bend in margin, nevertheless of fine appearance, believed to be one of only four examples recorded

History: Ex. Silkin, Ex Kay Jay; Ex “Aureum”, for sale by Stanley Gibbons, February 2016, for £4’750; Stanley Gibbons, 2019, £3’750