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Lot# 3120 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3120 New South Wales

    1856c.: Perkins Bacon Diadem Proof, from a small Plate of six impressions (2 x 3), recess printed (engraved by Frederick Heath) in lemon chrome shade on wove paper, each stamp with waxed lower left corners to prevent possible re-use and the value and 'Postage' erased from the Transfer roller before laying down, undated by with "LC" at base indicating the "Lemon Chrome" colour; together with a further pair in a dark shade with "D.P." in manuscript (Dutch Pink) and a further horizontal pair in dull red. A scarce group.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF