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Lot No. 1080

Auction No. 30
Category Stamps & Postal History
    Western Australia
      States and Territories
Est. $1500
Status SOLD $1500



1885 Trial printing of Penny on Threepence. "1d" with curved upper serif on 3d pale-brown as SG91 but with the Overprint DOUBLE in pale-yellow and in pale-green. (Mint, no gum). The Royal collection has a B4 + 2 singles. Spink's sold a B4 ex Vesty which realised $4000. A single sold at a Sydney auction in 2008 for $3450 and another at a Melbourne auction ex Hiscock in 2013 for $1800. A rare stamp with probably less than 5 known + 2xB4.


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