1859 Perf 12 by Robinson 2/- dull bluish green/pale yellow SG 82 large-part reconstructions of A) 23 of the 25 positions ex  & ; & B) of 14 of the 15 positions ex  from the right-hand side of the plate that were utilised to make the new plate for printing the 1864 2/- blue/green; plus 2/- blue/green SG 129-130c complete reconstructions comprising 1) the 15 original woodblocks; 2) the 12 original electrotypes; 3) ditto, plus the 3 additional woodblocks forming the top row; and 4) of the complete hybrid plate of 30 (6x5) comprising 8 woodblocks plus 12 electrotypes; condition variable but most are fine to very fine, Cat £2200+ minimum. A fantastic episode in technical philately! Ex Les Molnar.
Auction Category: VICTORIA
Classic Issues - Plate Reconstructions , Early Imperforate Stamps , VICTORIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , AUSTRALIA