Great Britain 1882 1s Purple Plate 13 (Watermark Crown), SG163var.
A very fine and fresh unmounted mint full original gum left hand marginal example lettered EA, overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 9. This stamp was intended for surcharge and was unissued.
A rarity in pristine condition.
GB Specialised Catalogue Number: K8Cs.
Provenance: Ex. "Verus".