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Auction: 21013 - Important Stamps and Covers of the British Commonwealth - Conducted behind closed doors
Lot: 3197

(x) Southern Rhodesia
1932 Large Falls Issue
Issued Stamps
3d. deep ultramarine, the upper right corner block of four from sheet number "478", variety imperforate horizontally and showing vertical guillotine guide mark up at upper right corner, fresh mint with the stamps remaining unmounted. Very rare and considered one of the most important multiples from the one sheet of this extraordinary variety recorded. S.G. 30a, £34,000. Photo

Note: The lot is accompanied by a photograph of the complete sheet , discovered in Salisbury in July 1937, showing the lower left corner horizontal pair torn out. Buyers are referred to two articles on the discovery of the sheet and its subsequent history in "The Rhodesian Philatelist", Nos. 12 (October 1996) and 13 (February 1997)

Tommy Allen
Kaplan, May 1957

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