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Lot# 3451 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3451 Tasmania

    1886 (Jan 6): De La Rue hand-painted Essay for proposed 2 s. 6 d. design, marked 'L' at upper left, stamp size on tracing paper, 39 x 43 mm., with the Essay drawn in violet including  the value and head-plate in this colour, the central circle, TASMANIA and POSTAGE & REVENUE being picked out in Chinese white and the perforations in pencil. See the 'De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP, plate 7905. Rare and beautiful, unique.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF