Lot# 3400 - Auction 227-233
Chalon Head Issues, London Printings 1858: Perkins Bacon Die Proof, reprinted from the rejected Die of the 6 d. value without inscriptions, the background to the head-plate differs from that of the issued Die, the central oval being carefully inserted but the gaps to the eight sided frame have not been completed. Rare and beautiful Proof.rnrnProvenance: Collection Sebastian Earl, RL, Geneva, 25 April 1980, lot 2212.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 750 CHF
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