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Lot# 3330 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3330 South Australia

    1877 (Dec 29): 6 d. Prussian blue, wmk. Broad Star, perf. 11½ x 10 and compound, the magnificent and famous unused block of 72, being the lower six horizontal rows of the sheet with full margins at base and sides, perf. 11½ x 10 throughout but for one vertical row perforated 12½ (left block of four) and margin at right perforated 10½ with the rotary machine, with imprint requisition number "6D 3763" in black, of wonderful colour, minor creases and perf. separation as one would expect of a block this size, superb og or unmounted og. Delightful and a very rare Exhibition piece Gi. = £ 9'360.+.rnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 28 Nov 1962, lot 341.rn 
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF