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Lot# 6090 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6090 New South Wales

    1854: Perkins Bacon Diadem Proof, from a small Plate of six impressions (2 x 3), recess printed (engraved by Frederick Heath) in the 'old rose' shade on wove paper, each with waxed corners at lower left to prevent possible re-use and the value and 'Postage' erased from the transfer roller before laying down, dated at top "Jan 30th" in manuscript and "Mr. Bacon" below. A fine and rare Proof, illustrated in nthe Robson Lowe Encyclopaedia on page 47, which emanates from the personal papers of Mr. Bacon.rnrnProvenance: Collection George Ginger, RL, London, 5-6 Dec 1945, lot 494.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000 CHF