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Lot# 3160 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3160 New South Wales

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    1885/86: Stamp Duty £ 1 lilac & claret, wmk. NSW sideways, overprinted POSTAGE in blue, perf. 12 x 10, the extraordinary unused block of four in a lovely shade, marginal from right of sheet, the block in two horizontal pairs but nevertheless of stunning appearance, typical somewhat blunted perfs., superb unmounted og. A magnificent rarity Gi = £ 40'000.rnrnProvenance: Collection Rod Perry, DF, Geneva, 16-21 Nov 1987, lot 20670A.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 22,000 CHF