Item # S007901
Nova Scotia 7
1851 One shilling “cold” dull violet on blue wove paper, imperforate, a highly desirable mint example of the scarcer First Printing, in the unmistakable shade, visually striking and in flawless condition, margins clear at one side to remarkably large on others, possessing unusually large part original gum - difficult to obtain attributes on this key classic that is rarely seen in mint condition; pencil signed on reverse by expert Herbert Bloch, Fine to Very Fine, Original Gum (Unitrade 7; catalogue value $48,500)
Expertization: 1977 David Brandon certificate
A SELECTED MINT EXAMPLE OF THE RARELY ENCOUNTERED "COLD" DULL VIOLET SHADE, IN SOUND CONDITION.