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Lot# 3750 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3750 Australia

    1913 (March 20): 5 s. grey & yellow, Die II, a fine unused example from base of sheet with "JBC" monogram, of excellent fresh colour, light tone spots on gum not affecting the appearance, large part og. Extremely rare - just 6 unused examples are available to collectors, with a further strip of three in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and a single example in the Australia Post collection. A rarity of the Australian Commonwealth BW 42zc = $ 25'000.rnrnProvenance: Collection Lord Cornwallis, Grosvenor, London, 17 March 2011, lot 61.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 9,000 CHF