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Stamp of Egypt » 1872-75 Penasson 20pa blue, perf. 12 1/2 x 13 1/3, mint block of twelve
Lot 10033
Egypt » 1872-75 Penasson
Price realised
1’500 EUR
Estimate
1’400 EUR
Auction date
Mon 13 Jun 2022 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

20pa blue, perf. 12 1/2 x 13 1/3, mint block of twelve, pos. 3-6/13-16/23-26. pos. 5 showing the “exploded star” plate flaw, fresh, very fine and an extremely rare multiple, one of the largest recorded blocks.

Provenance: Peter Smith.

Catalogue reference: Nile Post D16a