Lot 10049
Egypt » 1872-75 Penasson
Price realised
17’000 EUR
12’000 EUR
Auction date
Mon 13 Jun 2022 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)

The Famous Ferrary Tête-bêche Pair

5pi yellow-green, perf. 12 1/2 x 13 1/3, mint vertical TÊTE-BÊCHE pair from position 87/97, with position 97 being the inverted cliché which additionally shows an inverted wmk and damaged frameline at bottom, a unique error.

One of the greatest Egyptian rarities.

Provenance: Ferrary, Chafter, Kuyas and Peter Smith.

Catalogue reference: D20a