Lot# 10540 - Auction 291-297
Single Watermark 1916: Sideface ½ d. pale green, Electro 3, wmk. Crown over A, Single Line perf. 14.2 x 14, an unused marginal block of four with this rare perforation, from the upper right corner of the right pane, psotopns R5-R6 / R11-R12, position R11 showing variety "Clubbed Fraction Bar" (BW 64r = $ 6'500), of exceptional fresh colour, corner crease on third stamp and two trivial bends do not detract one iota from the superb appearance, thinned in margin at right, stamps unmounted og. A major rarity of Commonwealth philately, mentioned in Brusden White, just 12 mint examples are recorded - this being the unique multiple Gi = £ 48'000+ / B64 = $ 90'000+.rnProvenance: Collection Prof. V. W.. Dix, Harmers, London, 1-2 July 1980, lot 595; Harmers, London, 17-18 Feb 1981, lot 81; Collection Sir Gawaine Baillie, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 13-15 July 2005, lot 354.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 34,000.00 CHF
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