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Auction: 18054 - The 'Hermione' Collection of France, 1849-1950
Lot: 942

1917-27 "Orphans" Issues
+ 25c. on 1f. + 1f. carmine and orange instead of carmine, an extraordinary error of colour, being stated to be the only item recorded by Calves in his certificate, centred to lower left, unmounted mint; fresh and fine. Of great visual impact and desirability, it represents an outstanding and significant variety of the 20th century, which has not been so far recorded in catalogues. Calves certificate 1998. Spink Maury 168var. Photo

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Sale 18054 Notices
The 1f orphans is actually an essay