Great Britain 1888 1/2d Vermilion (I.R. Official), SGO13.
Superb unused original gum imperforate example showing variety overprint "I.R. OFFICIAL" doubled.
A magnificent example of this rare and extremely visual departmental variety. Believed to be one of only 2 or 3 recorded examples in private hands and this being the first we have handled in over fifteen years.
GB Specialised Catalogue Number: L12c.
Accompanies with a 2007 British Philatelic Association (BPA) certificate of authenticity.