|Stamps - King George V - Heads|
|Realisation Price||18,000.00 AUD|
|Categories:||Stamps & Postal History > COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA > KGV Heads - Single Watermark|
Leski Auctions / Stamps, Coins & Postal History - 22/08/2020 / KGV Heads - Single Watermark / Lot 128
5d Yellow-Brown Single-line Perf: the UNIQUE imperforate plate proof corner block of 4 [L49-50/55-56] in the issued colour on ungummed watermarked paper BW #122PP(3)A, cancelled with two strikes of the 36mm 'COMMONWEALTH...AUSTRALIA/POSTMASTER/GENERAL'S / 19JUN21 AM/DEPARTMENT' cachet, Cat $50,000: see Note 3 on page 4/349. One of the most visually arresting items in the entire Georgian Heads Series: illustrated at page 4/348. Ex Dr Leslie Abramovich, Charles Zuker and Arthur Gray. The ACSC states that these are the only examples in private hands, the adjoining 'CA' Monogram block of 4 being in the Australia Post Archives.