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Stamp of Sarawak SARAWAK 1923 (UNUSED) SG74c/ca
Lot 60106
Sarawak
Price realised
3’000 EUR
Estimate
3’400 – 4’600 EUR
Auction date
Thu 6 Jun 2019 at 18:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

SARAWAK

1923 1c on 10c bright blue, second printing with bars 3/4mm apart, lower right corner block of 4 with plate number, showing the error with “en” of “cent” scratched out and “ne” overprinted on R9/5, very fine o.g., a lovely example of the remarkable variety, which resulted from the misguided belief of the printer that the second setting should reproduce the first exactly, a great rarity, only 13 existed, with pencil signature of the noted US dealer Eugene Klein on reverse of right margin

1923 1c on 10c bright blue, second printing with bars 3/4mm apart, lower right corner block of 4 with plate number, showing the ‘error’ with ‘en’ of ‘cent’ scratched out and ‘ne’ overprinted on R9/5, very fine o.g. A lovely example of this remarkable variety, which resulted from the misguided belief of the printer that the second setting should reproduce the first exactly. A great rarity, only 13 existed. With pencil signature of the noted U.S. dealer Eugene Klein on reverse of right margin.
Catalogue reference: SG 74c/ca
Catalogue value: 9540.00