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Shihr & Mukalla
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Lot 340

Shihr & Mukalla, 1949, 1R on 1s UPU, surcharge omitted (Scott 19a), a left margin single whose full original gum has never seen a hinge, a jaw-dropping example of this highly sought-after item: perfect color and impression with mathematically precise centering, an absolutely perfect error, Extremely Fine, whether you collect Aden, UPU or errors, this is your stamp, only one sheet known, signed circular "Stanley Gibbons Limited" in blue.
SG 19a; £4,000 ($5,200).
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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