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Estimate: 40’000 – 50’000 EUR
Auction date: Thu 6 Jun 2019 at 18:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2019 June Summer Auction Series
Catalog: Rarities of the World
Unsold
Description:

THE FINEST KNOWN TÊTE-BÊCHE OF THE 10K ON WOVE PAPER

1856 10k Carmine-rose in a tête-bêche pair, large and even margins all around, very neatly cancelled by three pen strokes on small piece, an exquisite item, of the 14 recorded used tête-bêches only 6 are said to be without faults.

Expertisation: Gummesson

N°XI “Encyclopedia of Rare and Famous Stamps” by L & N Williams.

Provenance: Fabergé (Lot 61), 1940.

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