Lot 71490
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
Price realised
120’000 GBP
120’000 – 140’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1861 Woodblock 1d vermilion mint block of four with virtually full original gum, one side just cut into, some creases and minor toning, lovely fresh colour, a stunning multiple and a unique mint block, one of the most important items in South Africa philately, missing from some of the most important collections of Cape as it has been so rarely offered, ex Dale-Lichtenstein and Indusophon, cert. BPA (2007).

Catalogue reference: SG 13