Lot 419 Great Britain #31 1850 1½d Rosy Mauve Queen Victoria on Blued Paper, Plate 1, mint, with part original gum, fresh and fine. Accompanied by a 1966 R.P.S.C. certificate. A rare stamp as most of the printed stock was destroyed, the first we have encountered. S.G. #53a, £7,000. Scott CV U$8,750.