SOUTH AFRICA 1944 SGO33a Official

Stock Code: P189013520

Official. 1944-50 "Set 20A" (= 1944 issue) 1½d "yellow-buff and deep slate-green" ("SUID-AFRIKA" hyphenated, medium format), SG type O2 opt (14½mm spacing) WITH DIAERESES, lower marginal block of 4 from R11-12/6-7 of the setting, showing variety "raised OFFICIAL" on lower left stamp (R12/6), and Cyclometer number "6570", large part o.g. (lower pair unmounted). Traces of toning (and upper pair with gum disturbance from hinge removal), still fine appearance. A very rare and important positional multiple for the specialist, the lowest of the three sheet numbers referenced by Hisey & Matheson p.66 (the others being 6571 and 6575). Ex Matheson. [Union Handbook O99]


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