Auction: 15041 - The "Sentosa" Collection of Straits Settlements, Malayan States, Labuan, North Borneo and Sarawak sale during the International Exhibition
Lot: 363

Straits Settlements
1906-12 Watermark Multiple Crown CA
Issued Stamps
$500 purple and orange with small part sheet margin at top, lovely fresh colours and with large part original gum, traces of very light toning on the reverse of some perforations, none of which detract from excellent appearance. An extremely rare stamp of which we record only nine mint examples of which a corner plate number pair is in the Royal Collection. A major exhibition showpiece of the highest calibre. A. Diena (1961) and G. Bolaffi (1961) Certificates. S.G. 169, £150,000. Photo

Sold for SG$220,000

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