Lot 72Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 4d green & deep chocolate brown, right margin vertical gutter block of 8 from marginal setting 5, o.g., never hinged, deep rich colors, well centered throughout, some perf separations in gutter perfs at right, Extremely Fine, a wonderful gutter multiple in exceptional condition, ex-Aureum. Scott Nos. 116 var. SG Nos. 205a var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K33(3); £880 for hinged singles ($1,180) Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Setting 5, with horizontal lined blocks and head plate rules cut away at the corners, originates from the 9th to 14th 80-set printings and the 15th to 21st 160-set printings. These represent approximately 65% of the total print run for this issue.