Item # S007892
Nova Scotia 1
1853 One penny red brown on blued paper, imperforate, a remarkable mint pair with ample to very large margins and possessing small part original gum, unusually fresh with sharp impression. Mint multiples of this denomination are very rare, Fine to Very Fine and choice; backstamped "W.H.C." (Warren H. Colson) and Gilbert, the latter being the auctioneer and expert who dispersed the famous Ferrary collection in 1921-1925. (Unitrade 1; catalogue value $9,000+)
Expertization: 1957 RPS of London and 2019 Greene Foundation certificates, the former issued to N. Argenti Provenance: Nicholas Argenti, November 1963; Lot 357 - description reads: "extremely rare in pair, part O.G... ex. Ferrari"
Hiroyuki Kanai, Specialized Nova Scotia, October 1985; Lot 1002
Frederick Mayer, May 2004; Lot 539