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Sale 863 — 2003 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 31 May, 2003

Category — General Foreign (Austria and Lombardy-Venetia)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
663
bl
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 663, General Foreign (Austria and Lombardy-Venetia)AUSTRIA, 1858, (1kr) Blue, Ty. I, Newspaper (P5), AUSTRIA, 1858, (1kr) Blue, Ty. I, Newspaper (P5)AUSTRIA, 1858, (1kr) Blue, Ty. I, Newspaper (P5). Bottom margin block of nine, large margins to clear, deep rich color on bright paper, neat "San Daniele 6. Gen" handstamps, faint horizontal crease affects center row, light corner crease at top right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USED BLOCK OF NINE OF THE 1858 (1KR) BLUE, TYPE I NEWSPAPER ISSUE, USED IN LOMBARDY-VENETIA.

This may be the largest multiple of this item in existence. It is especially scarce with bottom sheet margin and used in Lombardy-Venetia.

E. 15,000-20,000
0
664
c
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 664, General Foreign (Austria and Lombardy-Venetia)LOMBARDY-VENETIA, 1850, 5c Buff (1), LOMBARDY-VENETIA, 1850, 5c Buff (1)LOMBARDY-VENETIA, 1850, 5c Buff (1). Block of four, large margins to clear, cancelled by "Milan 19/1" datestamps on large part of cover to "Vice Console di Napoli in Senegalia", Bologne oval backstamp, bottom right stamp light crease

VERY FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE LOMBARDY-VENETIA 1850 5-CENTES BUFF ON COVER. A GREAT RARITY OF THE ISSUE.

Signed twice. with 1953 Diena certificate. Ferchenbauer Catalogue prices a used block of four at e30,000 but does not list it on cover. Scott Classic catalogue value

60,000
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