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Auction: 19010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1586

(x) Falkland Islands
1964 Battle of the Falkland Islands H.M.S. Glasgow 6d. error, unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet with part imprint; unmounted mint and fine. One of the great rarities of the Elizabethan era. B.P.A. Certificate (1988). S.G. 216a, £40,000. Photo

Note: It is believed that one sheet printed with the vignette for the 2½d. value received to 6d. frame in error, but fewer than 20 examples have been recorded in the past 48 years since its discovery in 1970 and at least five of those have been mounted.

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