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Lot# 3599 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3599 Victoria

    1873/75: Die Proof for the 1 s. value, imperforate on card paper (27 c 30 mm.), printed in black from an unfinished Die engraved by William Bell, showing portion of the Crown incomplete and with rectangular surround in black. See Geoff Kellow 'Stamps of Victoria' page 197. Some minor staining but extremely rare.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. R. W. Purves, RL, Zurich, 27 Nov 1980, lot 2167.rn 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF