|Estimate:||1’500 – 2’000 EUR|
|Auction date:||Thu 17 Jun 2021 at 18:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
|Auction:||2021 Spring Auction Series|
|Sold for EUR 1’000|
1862-63 5c rose, no accent, complete sheet of 70, excellent margins all around, showing the prominent varieties at positions 3 (“L” incomplete), 11 (colourless flaw over “L”) and 56 (colourless dot over “L” converted into an “i”), unused without gum, few creases in margins between adhesives resulting in some splits in places, and sealed tear in bottom margin with some minor stains, being faults usually found in such large and fragile items; a desirable charismatic piece of this issue, with only nine complete sheets recorded in various shades; certs. Del Mazo and R. Kneitschel (2009); ex Alemany, Falzaresi and Sturla.