India Lithograph QV 1854 SG21 4a Pale Blue & Red Horz Pair GU/FU CV£12000

India Lithograph QV 1854 SG21 4a Pale Blue & Red Horz Pair GU/FU CV£12000

Provenance Ex-Stud Auction 1976 lot 245 – Rare in such fresh cut square condition – 3rd Printing Head Die III [Interesting Paler blue shade listed by Dawson and Smythies 1933), possible pre-curser to SG24!] Frame Die I [Jatia confirmed flaws group 1 - (5) Inner pearls frame 9 o'clock bent & 9th hatching line right red dot - (6) Rare for 3rd Printing frame pointed retouch outer frame point lower right 4 o'clock plus various red flaws left hatching lines 5 & 7 – Wide spacing/setting watermark position 5-6 with standard centre sheet fold found on all wide setting sheets – Light PM type 1 (JC) sub-type smaller round dots

3 margins lower margin fractionally reduced very fresh attractive overall condition

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