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Lot No. 911

Auction No. 28
Category OS Perfins
    Western Australia
      States and Territories
Est. $1600
Status SOLD $1050



1907 5/- emerald-green in top selvedge block of 4 perfined "OS" with Die I & Die II/Die II & Die I pairs. Fine MUH, top right with small surface thin on gum side. ACSC page 1/367 ACSC (2004) notes "There were 2 despatches of OS punctures in January 1908 & July 1912 totalling 15000 stamps. Punctures are scarce & it is likely that a portion of this quantity was later destroyed". Needless to say this is a rare block. ACSC W64A + Bbc, Cat. $2400 as single + premium for block of 4 with Die I/II pairs.


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