AUSTRALIA 1934-48 Air 1s6d dull purple variety, SG153/var
Australia 1934-48 "Hermes" Airmail 1s6d dull purple, no watermark, perforations 11, interpane block of 4 with 'JOHN ASH' imprint, upper left stamp showing variety 'Retouched shading to top left of right hand globe', SG153/var.
A very fine and fresh positional block with original gum, (the lower pair are unmounted mint). Some minor gum wrinkles which are inconsequential and of very fine appearance.
A particularly scarce block including the rare variety.
Australia Specialised Catalogue No: 161za