|Stamps - King George V - Heads|
|Realisation Price||35,000.00 AUD|
Abacus Auctions / Public Auction 207 - Friday 30th October 2015 (12PM AEST) - 30/10/2015 / KING GEORGE V HEADS - Single Watermark / Lot 115
KING GEORGE V HEADS - Single Watermark - ONE PENNY RED COMB PERF SMOOTH PAPER: 1d salmon eosin G27 BW #71S marginal block of 4 from the top of the sheet, remarkably well centred, unmounted, Cat $90,000+ (as singles). A marvellous block of this most famous shade, and one of the most important and most highly regarded items in the collection. Ex Colonel Harrie Evans . Michael Drury Certificate (2001) as "pale salmon eosin". The ACSC states "Mint examples are very rare" but records a pair & this block of 4, the existence of which was unknown until the reclusive Colonel Evans' collection was sold by Prestige Philately in 2001.