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Auction: 149 - Lot number: 2186 << Previous   Next >>

Category: 1916-32 Bicolours (SG 93-105 plus 127-128)

Description: TEN SHILLINGS: 10/- imperforate plate proof block of four in dull blue-green & dull grey-blue on poor quality ungummed unwatermarked wove paper from the lower-right corner of the sheet with the Vignettes Misplaced to Upper-Right, endorsed in the margin by TS Harrison "green to corner [?]/darker please add black/not blue/TH", a couple of pinholes in the margin, the second & third units each with a cleaned tonespot. Ex Lee & Blair (private sale).

This is one of the major proof items of Papua. About 1981 the upper pair was excised & this was subsequently acquired by Tim Rybak. The pair sold for $12,075 (2008).

Listed in: PAPUA 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period , proofs

Estimate: AUD$ 15000.00

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Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $11,500.00