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Lot# 3280 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3280 South Australia

    Recess by Perkins Bacon 1855 (Jan): 2 d. rose-carmine, wmk. Large Star, imperforate, a fine used example, close to large margins all round, of vivid colour, struck with large part "CANCELLED" obliterator in black by Perkins Bacon, when donating the six stamps to Rowland Hill's nephew Ormonde Hill, an issue that led to the loss of Perkins Bacon's printing contract with many Colonies. Position 6 in the Peter Jaffé reconstruction. A splendid example of this great rarity Gi = £ 11'000.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 21,000 CHF