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Lot# 3644 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3644 Tasmania

    1891 (Apr-Aug): ½ d. orange, wmk. TAS, a spectacular unused block of twelve (6 x 2) from the base of the sheet, entirely imperforate and each overprinted SPECIMEN in black (Type 2), showing 62 mm. gap between stamps and the base of the sheet with diagonal TAS watermark showing through and complete TASMANIA watermark at base. Without gum and minor creasing but most attractive and rare.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Besançon', Corinphila sale 221, November 2017, lot 6346.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF