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Lot# 3660 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3660 Western Australia

    1854 (Aug 1): 4 d. pale blue, a superb unused block of eighteen (3 x 6), marginal from top of sheet of good colour and with large margins all round, (Group A), positions 3-5/23-25/43-45/63-65/83-85/103-105, with position 25 showing 'dot between "US" of 'Australia'; position 104 showing the Transfer Flaw "EN" of 'PENCE' shorter, the margin showing the watermark lines and '20', corner crease at top right and creased between second and third horizontal rows, somewhat toned paper due to gum staining, gum now removed, nevertheless a wonderful block for the connoisseur of classic philately Gi = £ 9'125+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Frank Chadwick, RL, London, 18 May 1978, lot 2033.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF