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Auction: 23027 - Stamps and Covers of Great Britain
Lot: 2597

Great Britain
Downey Head Issues

Die 2
A mint, majority Crown watermark group, well written up and mounted on pages, including ½d. green (3), yellow-green to bright yellow-green, this with R.P.S. Certificate (3, one on cypher), 1d. scarlet (4, including very deep bright scarlet with R.P.S. Certificate, 1980) and aniline scarlet on Crown watermark, deep bright scarlet on multiple Cypher with R.P.S. Certificate (1985), very deep bright scarlet block of four with R.P.S. Certificate (1986), blocks and strips with plate flaws including coloured blot on "o" of "one" (2), spur on lion's haunch block of four with label affixed to margin before printed, the control then part printed on label and block of twenty-four (12x2) showing additional rule in lower margin. A fine and interesting collection. Specialised c.£2,000

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