Item # S007895
Nova Scotia 4
1851 Six pence yellow green on blue wove paper, imperforate, an extraordinary mint pair displaying well clear to enormous margins, vertical crease between stamps, minor gum bends not even mentioned in accompanying certificate, exceptionally fresh colour and displaying an amazing bright, clear impression; remarkably retaining large part shiny original gum associated with Perkins, Bacon printings. These outstanding attributes further emphasize the great rarity and desirability of this beautiful mint pair, Very Fine – Extremely Fine, Original Gum (Unitrade 4; catalogue value $30,000+)
Expertization: 2018 Greene Foundation certificate
Provenance: T. Allen, Private Treaty (circa. 1998)
Mulder Collection, H.R. Harmer of Bond Street (London), June 1939; Lot 605
AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MINT PAIR OF THE 1851 SIX PENCE YELLOW GREEN WITH FULL ORIGINAL GUM, BY FAR THE FINEST OF ONLY THREE KNOWN. NO LARGER MINT MULTIPLE EXISTS.