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Lot# 6542 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6542 Australia

    Competition Essays 1903: "South Australia" Essays, apparently produced by a Mr. Ames, for proposed 1 d. and 5 d. values with 1 d. featuring Edward VII facing right and the 5 d. value with vignette of Australian Arms together witrh Emu and Kangaroo, each inscribed "Commonwealth of Australia" and, at base, "Postage" and "South Australia", photo-printed in brown on thick buff paper, perforated 13½, each numbered in pencil '9' on reverse. Extremely rare.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF