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Lot# 6344 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6344 Tasmania

    1886 (Jan 6): De La Rue hand-painted Essay for proposed 10 s. design, marked 'M' at upper left, stamp size on tracing paper, 39 x 44 mm., with the Essay drawn in green including the value and head-plate in this colour, the central framee, TASMANIA and POSTAGE & REVENUE 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