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Lot No. 1575

Auction No. 33
Category Officials
    Western Australia
      States and Territories
Est. $4000
Status Archived



1915/28 1/- blue-green Die IIB, 3rd wmk, Plate 3 upper right selvedge block of 12 perfined "OS". Plate positions 3-6, 9-12 & 15-18 with "white flaw above Cape York" (3rd stamp bottom row) plate variety (ACSC 33Abba(3)I). The "h" "colour flaw adjoining Queensland coast" variety is not present on the last stamp in row 2 suggesting an early printing? Cat. $5100 plus premium for MUH block of 12. Also of significance is the double perforation in the selvedge above the final stamp in top row. Excellent exhibition piece as especially striking!


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