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Stamp of Russia » Russia Imperial 1917 Twenty Sixth Issue Caretaker Government 1917 5R Value, "HALF EAGLE" VARIETY (or, "Have you ever
Lot 10399
Russia » Russia Imperial 1917 Twenty Sixth Issue Caretaker Government 1917
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Price realised
1’000 EUR
Estimate
1’000 EUR
Auction date
Wed 19 Sep 2012 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
5R Value, “HALF EAGLE” VARIETY (or, “Have you ever seen a stamp with a window?”), imperforate bottom left corner margin block of 6 including decorated field at bottom left, showing on 3rd stamp “half eagle” print as the inner oval was cut in half and folded after printing the green background but before the other printing stages, a UNIQUE variety showing what happens when product control is not taken too seriously – a variety that should probably never reached the public
Catalogue reference: 154 var.