ORANGE FREE STATE
Orange Free State
REPUBLICAN PERIOD  -  POSTAGE STAMPS / Proofs / Colour Trials
O490
1869 1/- orange-yellow (2nd printing). Block of four with a vertical interpanneau gutter margin between showing the characteristic wing margins of the Somerset House perforator (used for all OFS printings prior to 1881). Very faint evidence of hinge marks on upper pair, the lower pair is unmounted. Superb, remarkably fresh mint. A rare proving multiple for the delivery of 22nd March, 1869. SG 9 var
£350