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Lot 15

1912/20, George V. 1 penny vermilion, perforated 14 (1918 printing), 7 copies including a block of 4, tied by cds. "FALKLAND ISLANDS 9 AU 19" to piece of linen paper, the lower right stamp with few clipped perf tips, otherwise in fine and fresh condition. Very rare since the majority of this printing was used for "WAR STAMP" overprints, just one further block of 4 of this stamp is recorded. Certificate BPA (1985, showing former SG no. 66a) (SG for single stamps £ 6.300,-)
Provenance: John E. du Pont (2013)