Scott 86 Proof

Canada 86 Proof

1898 Two cent Map Stamp, a spectacular imperforate block of twenty-five plate proofs in issued colours on wove paper from the lower left corner, showing dark blue oceans and characteristic colour shift associated with the Unissued Plate 4, plate imprint at foot. Folds run vertically through the centre column and horizontally at top and middle row, also some edge faults in margin at foot mentioned only for accuracy. Only one other similar sized imperforate block exist. A remarkable multiple of the elusive Unissued Plate 4 – ideal for a serious exhibit collection, Very Fine (Unitrade 86 proof)

Expertization: 1991 and 2011 Greene Foundation certificates

Provenance: American Bank Note Company Archives, Christie’s Robson Lowe, September 1990; Lot 1831
                   Fred Fawn Collection of Map Stamp, November 2007; Lot 1436 – sold for US$14,950 including
                   the 15% buyer’s premium.
Canada 86 Proof
In Stock:Yes
S006412
Price: $11,500.00 (CAD)

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