Lot# 3701 - Auction 234-243
1882: Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. imperforate Plate Proofs for 2 s. brown-vermilion, 5 s. steel blue, 10 s. emerald-green and £ 1 vermilion; in full sheets of 30 subjects (5 x 6) on thick card paper, each sheet with "Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Bank Note Engravers &c., London" imprints at base (the imprint was removed from the Plate before printing of the issued stamps commenced in Brisbane). The sheets were included in the BW despatch together with the steel printing plates sent to the Government Printing Office in Brisbane. Some trivial aging at the edges of the sheets not affecting the dramatic and splendid appearance. A sensational and unique group. Certs. Ceremuga (2012).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 4,600.00 CHF
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