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Description: 1937-49 Definitives Perf 15x14 1/- Lyrebird block of 20 (10x2) with two Authority Imprints & lines in the gutter, also with part Plate Number '7' at base, the upper-right unit mounted otherwise unmounted. An important new discovery. [The ACSC records only three plate blocks of this stamp - '3' at top, '4' at top and '-6-' at base but states at page 4/107 that "...seven...plates were manufactured, of which six were used for printing". This could be from Plate 3 - in which case it would be the first plate block recorded from the base of the sheet - but the unique Plate 3 block BW #209z has a '3' with rounded top. It is almost inconceivable that the engraver would have placed a straight-top '3' at the base. In addition, the almost 90 degree angle of the downstroke adds to our confidence that this is the first record of stamps from Plate 7]

Auction Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Other Pre-Decimals

Listed in: C of A Other Pre-Decimals , AUSTRALIA , imprints & plate numbers , Fauna - birds

Estimate: AUD$ 2500.00

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Quality: A B1 Get Help on this Item


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Item was sold for: $2,900.00