Lot# 2591 - Auction 274-283
1930 (Aug.- Dec.): Sri Pashupati Redrawn Issue perf. 13 ½, Recess Perkins Bacon & Co, London, type B 1 r. vermilion on ungummed cream wove paper, irregular part sheet of 45 stamps of upper part sheet with full margins at left and small parts on top, further 5 r. black and red-brown in horizontal strip of seven with compl. sheet margin on top together with horizontal multiple of 14 of top right corner sheet, with Peter Holcombes note: "These were the largest pieces known of the 1 Rupee vermilion and the 5 Rupee". Minor imperfections, but two scarce multiples Gi. = £ 1'536.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 320 CHF
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