Auction: 19058 - The Davies Collection of Great Britain and selected other Countries
1843 4rp. black with red vertical background lines, Type 5, a fine unused example of this scarce stamp without gum, generally well balanced margins, a touch close at lower left, fresh colours and crisp impression with clear red background lines, minute pinhole to the right of the figure '4'. A lovely example of this Cantonal rarity. André Nussbaum-Bisser Certificate (1972). Sc. 1L 1; Zumstein 1s, CHF 25,000; S.G. Z1, £20,000. Photo
Note: Zumstein records that these stamps were not issued with gum, rather gum was applied just before use.
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