ORANGE FREE STATE
Orange Free State
REPUBLICAN PERIOD  -  POSTAGE STAMPS / Proofs / Colour Trials
O556
1882 5/- green surcharged ‘½d’ in black with bar cancelling the old value (SG 36). COMPLETE LEFT PANE OF 60 (6x10) without margins though with interpanneau gutter margin at right. Showing breaks or nicks in the bars on positions 8, 16, 21, 22, 23, 27, 33, 39, 40, 51, 53, 57 and 58. Hinge marks and some wrinkling on the upper and lower rows, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. A remarkable survivor.
£1,250