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Lot# 6450 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6450 Victoria

    Stamp Duty 1884: Essay for the 15 s. value, designed by Charles Jackson and Ludwig Lang, handpainted on card, 76 x 89 mm., in reddish-purple shades, with FIFTEEN SHILLINGS in black and VICTORIA picked out in Chinese white, with hand drawn surround in pencil; similar to the design adopted for the 1 d. value. See Geoff Kellow 'Stamps of Victoria' page 227. Beautiful and unique.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. R. W. Purves, RL, Zurich, 27 Nov 1980, lot 2255.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF