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Lot 14

1891, The "De Worms" block of the bisect provisional ½ d. on half of 1 penny red-brown with upright watermark, consisting of 3 unsevered pairs and 14 bisects (reinforced by hinges), the surcharges misplaced on the 2 top right stamps. Unused with original gum/part original gum and in fine condition. One of the greatest raritites of Falkland Islands. (SG 14, 14a)
Provenance: Anthony de Worms, Dr. Dudley Stone (private treaty 1941), Harmers auction (March 1949), John E. du Pont (2013), illustrated in Malcolm Barton 'The Falkland Islands', page 161