Auction: 18054 - The 'Hermione' Collection of France, 1849-1950
1876-1900 Type Sage Issues
25c. ultramarine, horizontal pair featuring types IIa & I on small piece, neat impression and vivid colours, quite well centred with the designs being clear of the perforations, each stamp tied by light strike of indistinct c.d.s. dated 9 October 1876, allowing the image of the stamps to be quite clearly exhibited. An exceedingly rare pair featuring mixed types, with few examples recorded, this being one of the finest recorded; Behr certificate 2001. Spink Maury 78IIAa, €27,500+. Photo
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