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№ 1171


7 October 2004

Hammer Price:

Cambridgeshire, Cambridge, Skidmore’s Globe series, Penny, 1797, Emmanuel College Chapel, rev. similar, edge lettered, 19.00g/12h (DH 3 and Middlesex 116). Tiny graze in centre of globe, otherwise extremely fine with much original colour (£120-150)

Fawcett/Litman Collection.

Emmanuel College was founded in 1584 by Sir Walter Mildmay, chancellor to Elizabeth I; the chapel was built in 1628