Item # S007898
Nova Scotia 5
1857 Six pence dark green on bluish wove paper, imperforate, a remarkable used single of this tremendously difficult classic stamp, in flawless condition with distinctive deep colour and well-etched impression on pristine paper, surrounded by large margins and ideally postmarked with oval mute grids. A superb stamp, rarely offered with such superior attributes, Extremely Fine (Unitrade 5; catalogue value $3,500+)
Expertization: 2019 Greene Foundation certificate
Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, H.R. Harmer, Inc., Sale 2, November 1968; Lot 806
two examples on a piece, this being the left-hand stamp.