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Auction: 18054 - The 'Hermione' Collection of France, 1849-1950
Lot: 108

1876-1900 Type Sage Issues
20c. blue, type II, never issued, very attractively displaying a clear impression and intense shade, slightly centred to lower left -the few examples known of this stamp are found off centre-, good perforations for this adhesive, large part original gum. One of the rarest stamps of French philately and the rarest one of the "Sage" issues, this being a very fine example of the few recorded. Signed Brun and Calves. Spink Maury 73, €50,000. Photo

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