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Lot# 6446 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6446 Victoria

    1873/75: Essay for the proposed 6 d. value by William Bell, unadopted, with head plate vignette hand-painted in shades of pink, affixed to card, 39 x 45 mm., the frame hand-painted in shades of red and carmine. Delightful Essay which bears some resemblance to the issued 9 d. adhesive, see Geoff Kellow 'Stamps of Victoria' page 189. Unique.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. R. W. Purves, RL, Zurich, 27 Nov 1980, lot 2161.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF