Lot 226: Papua 1907 2d Black and violet SG40A



2020-02-11 09:55:11

Lot 226

Papua 1907 2d Black and violet, think paper watermark vertical, type 4 'Papua', overprint of Brisbane, ERROR OVERPRINT DOUBLE, unmounted mint with full original gum. Tiny trace of gum toning mentioned for accuracy, but very fine appearance. Position 13 from the one sheet of 30 that existed, which remained unknown to the wider philatelic world until 2003 (first listed in SG British Commonwealth & Empire Part 1 Catalogue 2004). Single examples have never previously been available to collectors. SG40a. The SG catalogue price is £4,250.

Estimate: £2,125 - £2,500

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