Item # S007919
1921 Thirty-five cent Halifax Airmail, a nice mint single with INVERTED OVERPRINT ERROR, the rare narrow spacing (1½mm) between "AIR" and "MAIL" and no period after "1921", nicely centered with fresh colour and large part original gum; showing the best centering of the overprint, Very Fine, Original Gum
(Unitrade C3g; catalogue value $16,000)
Expertization: 2002 BPA certificate
Provenance: Captain Vivian Hewitt, Robson Lowe Ltd., October 1968; Lot 168
Cyril H.C. Harmer Newfoundland Airmail Collection, Harmers of London,
February 2002; Lot 2049
Dalwick and Harmer reported four panes received the inverted overprint in error. This example is allocated to the first pane, which received a well centered overprint vertically and horizontally.
A VERY RARE INVERTED OVERPRINT WHICH CAN ONLY BE FOUND TWICE IN EACH PANE (POSITIONS 15 AND 25) - ONLY EIGHT EXAMPLES CAN POSSIBLY EXIST.