Auction: 14032 - Australian Commonwealth from the Vestey Collection
Lot: 212

King Edward VIII Unissued 2d.
2d. scarlet on C of A watermarked paper, a lower right corner block of six (3x2) with interpanneau margin at foot, initialled and dated "29/9/36" by the Governor of Victoria, very fresh and mounted in the selvedge only; tiny natural inclusion in the margin at right. Undoubtedly the greatest rarity in Australian philately

Note: The original correspondence is included in the lot.

Royal Philatelic Society, London, June 2009
Court of Honour, Melbourne International Exhibition, May 2013

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Sold for £200,000

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