AUSTRALIA 1934-48 Air 1s6d dull purple variety, SG153a/var

SKU: JC3005

Sale price£225
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Australia 1934-48 "Hermes" Air 1s6d dull purple, watermark 15, thick chalk-surfaced paper, perforations 131/2x14, lower right corner block of 4 with 'JOHN ASH' imprint, upper pair showing variety 'Shifted transfer to upper left and right frames) (plate 1 sheet A R9/3-4). Lower right stamp shows variety 'Weak entry over left globe and Hermes' (plate 1 sheet A R10/4), SG153a/var.

A fine mint positional block with original gum. The lower pair are unmounted mint. A stunning piece, well-centred and with vibrant fresh colour.

A scarce block with both printing varieties.

Australia Specialised Catalogue No: 162zb.

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