STOCKHOLMIA 2019 Private Treaty Sale

Lot 13

Bulgaria, 1882, 3s orange & yellow Lion of Bulgaria, background inverted (Scott 12a. Michel 14K), prior to 2009, most references in various Bulgarian stamp handbooks and catalogues held that this error only existed used, only nine of which had been recorded; this mint example is as fresh as the day it was printed, with bright vivid colors, excellent centering and full o.g. which is lightly hinged, Very Fine, a breathtaking example of this incredibly rare mint error—believed to be the only unused example, Ex-Cunliffe; with 1966 P.F. certificate.

Price: $25,000; £19,600; €21,275; 250,000 SEK; HK$195,000.

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