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Auction: 149 - Lot number: 2200 << Previous   Next >>

Category: 1929-30 'AIR MAIL' Overprints (SG 112-114d)

Description: ASH PRINTING: 3d black & blue-green marginal vertical strip of 8 from the right of the sheet, the third & fourth units with Overprint Inverted resulting in two tÍte bÍche pairs SG 114d, well centred, unmounted, Cat £14,000+ (mounted). Ex Blair (private sale). Photocopy of BPA Certificate (1989) for the entire sheet. One of the great Papuan errors.

One impression of the overprint forme of 10 (5x2) was applied upside-down. Although containing ten tÍte bÍche pairs, the sheet was divided into only three pieces, left & right-hand strips of 8, and a central block of 24 (3x8) which included six of the tÍte bÍche pairs, and which was acquired by Tim Rybak: sold for $94,875 (2008), an Australian record for any Papuan item at auction.

Listed in: PAPUA 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period , overprinted stamps , Airmail Stamps , Tete-Beche Pairs , Varieties

Estimate: AUD$ 20000.00

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Quality: A B1 Get Help on this Item


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Item was sold for: $15,000.00