Item # S007178
New Brunswick 3
1851 One shilling bright red violet on bluish wove paper, imperforate, an impressive, selected mint example of this challenging classic stamp, seldom encountered with full margins all around, additionally displaying radiant colour and a clear impression on fresh paper; apart from a faint, miniscule stain in the top floral (hardly visible, even under a glass), possessing an unusually large portion of its original and very rare as such; pencil signed by renowned expert A. Diena. A wonderful stamp destined for a serious collection, Very Fine, Original Gum (Unitrade 3; catalogue value $60,000)
Expertization: 2007 Greene Foundation certificate
A VERY FINE MINT ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE – A KEY AND MUCH SOUGHT-AFTER STAMP OF NEW BRUNSWICK, IN CHOICE QUALITY AND RANKING AMONG THE FINEST OF THE FEW REMAINING MINT EXAMPLES.