ORANGE FREE STATE
Orange Free State
REPUBLICAN PERIOD  -  POSTAGE STAMPS / Proofs / Colour Trials
O534
1874 1d chestnut (3rd printing on white paper with smooth white gum). BLOCK OF 16 (4x4) comprising two blocks of eight either side of an interpanneau gutter margin, characteristic of the Somerset House perforator (thus assigning this to one of the earlier printings). Very fine and fresh mint, hinge marks on the upper and lower rows only. A very scarce multiple. SG 2
£350