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Lot# 6229 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6229 South Australia

    Adelaide printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1856/58: 1 d. pale yellow-green, wmk. Large Star, imperforate, used block of four with just touched to large margins and sheet marginal at right, lightly cancelled by Adelaide obliterators in black. Despite the small imperfections, an exceptionally rare stamp in a multiple Gi = £ 2'000+.rnrnNote: As far as we are aware, this appears to be the sole recorded block of four of this stamp.rnrnProvenance: Colonel Napier, RL, London, 11 May 1976, lot 36.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000 CHF