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lot # 553 - brit. colonies western australia

Tuesday Jun 06, 2023 09:00 Europe/Zurich

Recess from Perkins Bacon plates 1860/64: 2 d. deep vermilion, imperforate, wmk. Swan sideways, an unused example, marginal from right of sheet, showing variety "Pre-printing paper flaw" leaving a diagonal streak across the stamp, fresh and very fine for this rare shade, unused without gum.  A very rare stamp in this shade and believed unique with this variety. Cert. Dunkerley (2008) which states "only the fourth unused example I have seen in private hands and the only one with this variety" Gi = £ 1'900+.

Catalogue 298: Europe & Overseas


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