France 1849 - Exceptional 20 centimes black on dark buff, block of 9, proof with silk thread - Yvert 3

Description
France 1849 - Exceptional 20 centimes black on dark buff, block of 9, proof with silk thread - Yvert 3
MH (Mint hinged), MNH (Mint never hinged)

20 cents black on dark chamois, tinted paper, with silk thread, block of 9 with gum.
Exceptional essai on silk thread paper.
Only the presence of the silk thread makes it possible to see that this is an essai.
Superb quality with large, well-balanced margins.
Signed by Calves, will come with a certificate.

Lot details
Geographic Origin
France
To (Year of most recent stamps)
1849
Condition
MH (Mint hinged), MNH (Mint never hinged)
Type of lot
Single
Has certificate or expert signature
Yes
Additional information about your lot
Exceptional 20 centimes black on dark buff, block of 9, proof with silk thread
Name official catalogue
Yvert
Catalogue Number
3
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 65,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in