|Stamps - King George V - Kangaroos|
|Realisation Price||48,000.00 AUD|
Abacus Auctions / Public Auction 204 - Thursday 18th June 2015 (12PM AEST) - 18/06/2015 / COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Kangaroos - First Watermark / Lot 105
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Kangaroos - First Watermark - 51 £1 brown & blue BW #51A upper-right corner block of 4, the third unit [R11] with UFO Over Cape York #51(D)k, the gum a little "suntanned" but unmounted!, Cat $60,000+ (as singles). An attractive and very rare block. Our vendor states that only four blocks of four are recorded, of which this is the only corner block. Arthur Gray's mounted block of 4 - both right-hand units with repaired perfs - sold in February 2007 for $US35,000 (= $A48,500 at the time).