Lot# 3454 - Auction 227-233
1886 (Jan 6): De La Rue hand-painted Essay for proposed 10 s. design, marked 'I' at upper left and dated 'Jan 6th 86' at top, larger size on thick card, 73 x 92 mm., with the Essay drawn in green including the head plate, TASMANIA, POSTAGE & REVENUE, TEN SHILLINGS and Greek embellishments in inner frame being picked out in Chinese white and the perforations in pencil. See the 'De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP, plate 7907. Rare and beautiful, unique.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 1,100 CHF
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