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Nov 27

Mixed Marginal – Weekly Feature #434

WF4341904 1d. ‘Commerce’ allegorical issue with mixed perfs in a marginal block of four.  This item is row 9-10 positions 19-20 with perf. 14 horizontal perforations which were officially patched on the back with one strip, then reperforated 11 on the middle and bottom, leaving double perfs in the bottom margin of 11 as well as 14.  This issue was printed from Dot Plate ‘Z’.  The block is mint hinged with original gum and two small hinge things affecting the top two stamps.  A Fine Block.  Very scarce and unlisted in Scott.  The Stanley Gibbons catalogue value of these stamps is £1100,00 for four singles, but is much more desirable as a block.  Ex. The G.B. Leech collection.  Our Price: $1000.00  [Click photo for shopping cart.]