AUSTRALIA – 1936 King Edward VIII Block of 6 – worth £.200 000

King Edward VIII Block of 6

On the right wide field of the King Edward VIII block of 6, there is a date “29/9/36” stamped by the governor. Stamps were printed with red paint on watermarked paper depicting the crown and the abbreviation “C of A”, which have been used since 1931. The block is in very good condition, with two perforated strips in the bottom. This piece is considered one of the rarest and most valuable lots in Australian philately. The block was exhibited at philatelic exhibitions in the Royal Philatelic Society in 2009 and at the International Exhibition in Melbourne in 2013

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