From Worldwide Stamps and Postal History - Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. - November 15-16, 2017
Lot 4736 -
TAHITI, 1882, 25c on 35c Dark Violet on Orange, Surcharge Reading Down (1Ai; Yvert 3c). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins including a huge sheet margin at top, intense color and impression
EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THIS TAHITI RARITY.
Only 50 stamps received this surcharge, and that includes all of the various surcharge positions known. The example offered here is one of the very finest (if not the finest) of the small number still in existence.
Ex Markowitz. Signed A. Brun and with 2011 Roumet certificate. Yvert €6,400....$ 4,600.00
Sold for US$ 3,000
Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc.