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Lot# 3261 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3261 Queensland

    1897: Essay for the 1899 issue ½ d. in sheetlet format of eight stamps (4 x 2) printed in carmine, perforated 12 on soft wove ungummed paper. Some minor aging and manuscript notations in blue crayon at upper left but a magnificent sheet (see the Alan Griffiths collection for a similar sheet printed in green). Very rare.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,100 CHF