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Lot 50214
Romania » 1858 Moldavian Bull’s (21 July) Handstruck at Jassy on wove paper (81pa.) or laid paper (other values). » Reprints
Price realised
8’000 EUR
Estimate
8’000 – 9’000 EUR
Auction date
Thu 16 Jun 2022 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1858 40pa greenish blue on yellowish-white wove paper, the exceptionally rare complete sheet of thirty two (8×4) with central row vertically tête-bêche, one stamps thinned and three stamps with small tears mainly in margin, but exceptional with full original gum, almost all n.h.; only two recorded sheets on this paper; mentioned in the handbook by Heimbüchler page 167 where this sheet is discussed in comparison to the printing formerly in the Tomasini collection; the only other recorded full sheet of this rare blue shade was in quite similar condition and it was part of the Cornelia collection offered for 15,000CHF in 2007.

Catalogue reference: Michel 6byk