Lot# 1288 - Auction 234-243
Catalogue# : 16/29
1862/67: Large Hermes Consecutive Printings, the extraordinary Plating Study with 1 l. brown unused (7) incl. a block of four, used (10); 2 l. bistre-brown unused (20) incl. blocks and a perforated block of twenty one, 2 l. used (21) incl. multiples; 5 l. green unused (12) and used (75) incl. blocks of four (2) and six strips of three; 10 l. orange on blued unused (15) and used (120) incl. sixteen pairs and a block of four; 20 l. blue unused examples (22) and used (295), 40 l. mauve on blued unused (12) and used (63), 80 l. carmine unused (2) and used (94); and a study of Control Figure varieteis etc. A sensational volume with much for the apprentice or seasoned collector to enjoy, generally in fair to fine quality throughout and a simply marvellous lot.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 6,500 CHF
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