Lot# 5 - Sales #3010-11 - NY 2016 Rarities Sales

  • Lot# : 5 Australian States - South Australia

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    44b, 1872 3d on 4d Deep ultramarine, Surcharge omitted,
    particularly fresh and well centered, cancelled by portion of the Adelaide «S AUSTRALIA» duplex, Small tear at top and light creasing, otherwise very fine example of South Australia»s premier rarity of which so far only 13 examples have been recorded - 3 unused (one in the Royal Collection) and 11 used (four of these in institutions) making only 2 unused and 6 used examples available to collectors; this is the 14th example recently discovered, BPA certificate 2016 (SG 68c, £20,000)
    Start Price : 10,000 USD
    Current Opening : 10,000 USD
    Hammer price : 10,000 USD