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Estimation: 8’000 EUR
Date de vente: Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vente: June 2014 Specialised Auction – Tasmania & British Guiana
Catalogue: Tasmania
Vendu pour EUR 5’000
Description:
4d Courier Plate 1 Used 1853 4d Bright Red-Orange used BLOCK OF EIGHT, plate 1 & 1st state, pos. 5/24, with « 58 » numerals of Waterloo Point, some pressed creases, a couple of tiny thins and two small tears with one affecting a stamp An attractive and very rare block of the 1st state and thought to be the largest known Note: Only 2 known 1st state blocks of 8 according to Sato and only 3 blocks of 8 of plate 1 known in total (last sold Christie’s May 1991)

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