Lugano collection of Spink auction

01 Apr 2022  Fri

The magnificent ‘Lugano’ collection of Venezuela went for sale on the 26th of April. It had a great Variety of rarities including the two errors of colour and the tete-beach block of six. Almost all lots are offered with a certificate of authenticity. It is one of the most vital items present in the sale the ‘Medio Real’ red with an error of colour.

This stamp is considered the most important item of the Venezuelan philately. These 1/2r stamps were printed in yellow and orange shades but the 2r value was printed in the red possessing excellent margin and clearly showing frame lines.

This stamp was the most important specimen in the famed collection of Venezuela formed by H.R.Hamer mainly in the pre-WWII period. He exhibited his collection in 1950 and attracted the attention of the philatelic world. This stamp was also part of the Ferrary collection. The rarity of this stamp is being comparably famous to Uruguay 1858 180c. .

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