|Stamps - Queen Victoria - Chalons|
|Realisation Price||525.00 USD|
Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions / The Dr. David Patterson Collection of New Zealand - 27/04/2019 / The Dr. David Patterson Collection of New Zealand Chalon Heads / Lot 6001
Nova Scotia, 1853, 1d red brown. Unused without gum, four ample to large margins, wonderfully fresh on deeply blued paper, accompanied by 1d black plate proof on card, fresh and Very Fine, with 1986 Brandon certificate. Scott No. 1 $2,500. SG No. 1; £3,000 ($3,940). The 1853 Nova Scotia 1d by Perkins, Bacon was the first representation of Humphry's engraving of the Chalon portrait on a postage stamp.