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Lot# 3346 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3346 South Australia

    1892 (July 12): De La Rue Essay for the proposed 5 d. design as accepted, hand-painted on tracing paper, 56 x 84 mm., with the Shield & Arms in black ink and in pencil, Queen's head in ink and the tablets SOUTH AUSTRALIA and FIVE PENCE picked out in Chinese white with perforations drawn in pencil, dated at top "July 12, 92". See 'De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP plate 7011. Exquisite and wonderful Essay.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF