Lot# 3562 - Auction 227-233
1854/56: 'Queen on Throne' Perkins Bacon sunken Die Proof (61 x 74 mm.), similar to the central vignette of the 1 d. value, with VICTORIA inscribed on lower step and laurel leaf surround, printed in black on thick paper. The design was based on a watercolour drawing by Edward Henry Corbould. Scarce and most appealing, almost identical to the Die Proof offered (lot 2068) in the first Purves sale. Rare.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 300 CHF
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