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Lot# 3212 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3212 Queensland

    Printed by Thomas Ham 1863 (April 17): 6 d. bright yellow-green, no wmk., rough perf. 13, a magnificent lightly cancelled used horizontal pair, variety "Imperforate Between Vertically" with portion of adjoining stamp at left roughly separated, and cut by scissors at right. A remarkable and extremely rare variety, the sole example mentioned in A. F. Basset Hull (RPSL, London, 1930) on page 101. A great rarity of Queensland philately Gi = £ 16'000.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. H. Chapman.rn                   Collection Ernest B. Lye.rn                   Collection Leslie Digby Nelson, Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lot 15.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,500 CHF