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Plate mark unique:1 Kreuzer green in horizontal lower margin souvenir sheet of 10 with plate mark "J" under field 141 and "upright and inverted cross" under field 145 as well as contact point for embossing right in the perforation margin, stamps perforated from above. The unused, partly mint never hinged stamps have original gum with partially gum-matted areas or fold marks. All stamps are fresh colours, very well embossed, very well perforated and in perfect condition, three stamps signed Pfenninger and certificate Hennies BPP (1983). Of the breastplate stamps in both groschen and kreuzer currencies, only the 1 kreuzer large shield stamp is known to have a plate with two different plate identifiers. The present block of ten is the only evidence to date - an impressive unique example of breast plate philately
Provenance: 35th Peter Kirstein auction (1983)Reinhardt Collection (private sale)

Michel 23a
Postfrisch , Ungebraucht , Vierer


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