|Stamps - Postal History|
|Realisation Price||4,000.00 GBP|
Spink UK / The Gary Diffen Collection - 29/04/2020 / Queensland / Lot 183
Queensland 1866-67 Lithographed 5/- pale rose vertical pair, imperforate between , cancelled by "gpo" in bars in both red and in black, slightly thinned otherwise fine. One of two examples recorded in private hands with another pair in the Royal Collection. S.G. 58a, £9000. Photo Note: This error was first reported in the "London Philatelist" in July 1892 and listed by Stanley Gibbons in 1917. All three pairs are fauly and derive from the same block. This is the finer of the two pairs available in private hands. provenance: C.J.L. Snowden, February 1953 Nelson, October 2012 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.