St Vincent 1987 Century of Motoring SC#1046-7 Missing Gold Error Gutter Pair!!

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  • Item Category: Stamps
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 20, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

COMPLETE MISSING GOLD COLOR ERROR VERTICAL GUTTER PAIR!!

SAINT VINCENT

1987 Century of Motoring

Featuring Rolls Royce & Henry Ford

Scott Catalog# 1046-7, SG# 1087-8

This is the Saint Vincent 1987 Century of Motoring stamps with the error of missing gold frames and inscriptions in the VERY RARE vertical gutter pair found in the Format International Security Printers Archive.

The late Kasimir Bileski found the majority of the panes and all press sheets in his purchases of the archive.

ONLY 6 to 10 VERTICAL GUTTER PAIR SETS EXIST depending on if the other 2 BLOCK sets were broken!

I am offering this because I have 5 of the pairs with these values on them of which I have two complete sets. Somebody out there has the 3 Benz and Ferrari ones and is looking for this one!!

This should be valued at $250.00 retail!

I am giving it away at $10.00 starting bid!

DETAILS AND FAULTS

VERY FINE AND MINT NEVER HINGED

Folded at perforations from storage of the press sheets. All vertical gutter pairs were folded this way.

Please view the scans which are at 300dpi.

These are one of the very few errors found in the archive and never sold until after the liquidation of the printing company. They were never meant to be
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