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Lot 32997
Paraguay
Has PDF Scans
Price realised
1’600 EUR
Estimate
2’000 – 4’000 EUR
Auction date
Sat 22 Sep 2012 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1886 OFFICIALS: Extensive & specialised exhibition collection knowledgeably written up on 67 album pages, with the first issue showing composite proofs in black, colour trials in sheetlets of six for the 15c value in four different colours, plus some values in complete sheets of 25, Specimen ovpts, ovpt varieties incl. inverted, double & double one inverted, rare used singles, then the second issue with Specimen ovpts, proofs sheets of 25 for each value, three values in complete sheets of 25 prior to being ovptd, varieties incl. inverted ovpts on singles & imperf. blocks of four, plus seven covers, three signed by Holcombe etc., and reprints of the 1886 issue with complete proofs sheets in issued colours, black proofs, Specimen ovpts, ovpt varieties, plus a fine study showing the characteristic of the reprint, a truly amazing assembly and an excellent basis for study and expansion (100s) (Est. € 2’000/4’000)