ORANGE FREE STATE
Orange Free State
REPUBLICAN PERIOD  -  POSTAGE STAMPS / Proofs / Colour Trials
O346
1871 6d rose. BLOCK OF 48 comprising two blocks of 24 (6x4) either side of the interpanneau gutter margin showing characteristic wing margins of the Somerset House perforator (proving pre-1891 printing). Some reinforced perforations and a few light hinge marks otherwise all stamps are remarkably fresh and the majority are superb unmounted mint. An impressive multiple and a rare survivor. SG 5
£1,200