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Lot# 6496 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6496 Western Australia

    1855 (Oct): 1 s. pale brown, a delightful unused block of fifteen (5 x 3), marginal from top of sheet and showing marginal lined and complete POSTAGE watermark in top margin, positions 4-8/24-28/44-48, large margins all round and of stunning appearance with the twelfth stamp, position 45, showing Transfer Flaw "Line through "A" of POSTAGE", ironed crease vertically on the fourth row, fresh and fine unused without gum, superb and of great rarity Gi = £ 7'125+.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Superb', Harmers, London, 15-16 Nov 1926, lot 73.rn                   Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 6-9 Nov 1962, lot 588.rn                   Collection John Boker, Harmers, London, 14 April 1981, lot 224.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 14,500 CHF