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Lot# 6343 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6343 Tasmania

    1886 (Jan 6): De La Rue hand-painted Essay for proposed 10 s. design, marked 'K' at upper left, larger size on tracing paper, 53 x 54 mm., with the Essay drawn in green including the POSTAGE & REVENUE and head-plate in this colour, the central frame, TASMANIA, floral embellishments and TEN SHILLINGS being picked out in Chinese white and the perforations in pencil. See the 'De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP, plate 7905. Rare and beautiful, unique.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF