Australasian Philatelic Traders' Association   The Philatelic Traders Society
Internet Philatelic Dealers Association   Western Australia Owned
RSPCA Supporter

Lot No. 1996

Auction No. 27
Category Pre-decimal
Est. $1800
Status SOLD $3200



1903 5d Arms of Australia black essay inscribed "COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA" at top & "SOUTH AUSTRALIA" at base with collotype printing on thin card with saw-tooth 14 rouletting. Essay submitted by "Mr Ames". Ceremuga Cert (2018). Grossly under-catalogued compared to other essays. Exc cond. A great rarity with only two recorded with the Arthur Gray example (with faults) realising US$4250 in 2007. ACSC E23, Cat. $3000


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