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Lot# 657 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 657 Gibraltar

    1901: De La Rue Essay for the 1 d. value, with photographic head-plate and printed Crown; GIBRALTAR POSTAGE at top, the frame, decoration and Duty Plate all hand-painted in black and pale blue with pencil perforation surround, on thick card. Four Essays were submitted to the Crown Agents in August 1901 and sent on to the Gibraltar Government, who replied to De La Rue on January 16, 1902 selecting the Key Plate design as issued. Unique and splendid unadopted Essay.rnrnProvenance: Collection Paul Kayfetz.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 CHF