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Lot# 6054 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6054 New South Wales

    1851 (Dec 18): Laureated 1 d. carmine on thick yellowish paper, the magnificent mint horizontal pair, somewhat roughly separated but with ample to huge margins all round with portions of adjoining stamps at left and at right, of rich vibrant colour. Note the vertical guide lines continuing into margin on left stamp. Fresh and fine, with near full original crackly brown gum, apparently mounted just once in 167 years. A marvellous pair of great rarity Gi = £ 8'500.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,000 CHF