tradition and experience in classic philately since 1925

Lot# 3570 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3570 Victoria

    1857/60: Emblems Issue, Tender Essay by William Bell, with Victoria's head in grey-black with ornate 'engine-turning' surround in oval, on small white card (20 x 25 mm.) affixed to further card for proposal. Some minor aging but a fine example of this engraver's work and very rare.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. R. W. Purves, RL, Zurich, 27 Nov 1980, lot 2086.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF