lot # 10643 - brit. colonies Australia
Commemoratives 1946 (Oct 14): Centenary of Mitchell's Exploration of central Queensland 2½ d. carmine, an unused completely Imperforate block of ten (5 x 2) from base of sheet, variety "Watermark Inverted", showing full "By Authority" Imprint at lower left, fresh and very fine, minor bend, unmounted og. From the theft at the Note Printing Branch in the late 1940's but nevertheless very rare BW 239ba = $ 13'000.rnProvenance: Prestige, Melbourne, 14 Aug 2004, lot 488.
Michel Catalogue 297: Australia - The DUBOIS Collection (part I)