VIRGIN ISLANDS 1887-89 4d chestnut, SG35

SKU: JC2892

Sale price£900
In stock


Virgin Islands 1887-89 4d chestnut, watermark CA, complete sheet of 24 (8x3), SG35.

A brilliant mint complete sheet with original gum and with most stamps unmounted mint. Lightly folded and minor marginal reinforcement, but exceptionally fresh.

A rarity in this form and condition. The "Virgin" stamp issues have long been adored by collectors. The stamp features a depiction of Saint Ursula who, according to legend, had 11,000 virginal handmaidens, after whom the islands had been named.

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