Lot# 3452 - Auction 227-233
1886 (Jan 6): De La Rue hand-painted Essay for proposed 10 s. design, marked 'G' at upper left, stamp size on tracing paper, 43 X 44 mm., with the Essay drawn in green including the head-plate in this colour, the central circle, TASMANIA and TEN SHILLINGS and POSTAGE & REVENUE being picked out in Chinese white with perforations in pencil. See the 'De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP, plate 7905. Rare and beautiful, unique.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 750 CHF
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