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Lot# 3521 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3521 Victoria

    1854/1891: 'Queen on Throne', the reprinted Proof sheet of 50 subjects, imperforate on watermarked 'V over Crown' gummed paper, printed in pale sepia brown with full imprint 'Engraved on Steel by Thomas Ham, Melbourne' at base. Central vertical crease between the fifth and sixth horizontal rows otherwise fresh and very fine, a scarce sheet, with allegedly just four complete sheets extant.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. R. W. Purves.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF