Item # S007933
1858 Ten pence deep blue on thicker white wove paper, imperforate, an extraordinary, highly desirable mint pair in immaculate condition, displaying superior colour and proof-like impression as the day it was printed over 160 years ago, surrounded by ample to large margins and surprisingly retaining unusually clean, large part original gum. Easily one of the most desirable and finest existing mint multiples of this popular classic stamp one can hope to find, ideal for a serious collection, Extremely Fine, Original Gum
(Unitrade 7a; catalogue value $56,000+)
Expertization: 1973 BPA certificate
Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, Sale 10, H.R. Harmer, Inc., December 1970; Lot 253
Henry Hussey, Sissons Sale 329, November 1973; Lot 105
"Carrington", Bennett Auctions, June 2002; Lot 3219
A "FIRST-CLASS" MINT PAIR OF THE TEN PENCE CARTIER WITH CLEAN ORIGINAL GUM - OUTSTANDING IN ALL RESPECTS.