|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|
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.
N°XI “Encyclopedia of Rare and Famous Stamps” by L & N Williams.
Provenance: Fabergé (Lot 61), 1940.