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Lot 1287

The British Empire & Foreign Countries and specialised Pacific Islands auctions held at GROSVENOR on 24th and 25th May realised a combined total of £722,147.
These auctions presented a wonderfully diverse array of rare items from all around the world with many notable prices achieved.

A fine unmounted mint marginal example of the Johore 1922-41 $500 (lot 1287, left) fully deserved its £19,040 realisation, whilst the handsome … Read more...