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Auction: 21015 - The 'Lionheart' Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part XV
Lot: 148

(x) Long Island
1916 (7 May) Turkish Fiscal surcharged in red by Typewriter, 2½d. on 1pi. violet and buff, large part original gum, minor diagonal gum bend of no significance for this rare stamp; fine appearance. B.P.A. Certificate (1972). S.G. 3, £8,000

Note: Manuscript notation on the BPA Certificate in pencil in the hand of Peter Holcombe stating that there were twenty of these stamps overprinted, four known used and only ten recorded overall at the time of writing.

Corinphila, March 1990
Christie's Robson Lowe, May 1996

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