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Lot# 664 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 664 Gibraltar

    1902 (Dec): Reconstruction of the Colour Trial Appendix Sheet B, which was cut up and sold in 1975, with the 2 d. and 2 s. values for the May 1903 issue, with Imperforate Colour Trials for the 2 d. value (11) and 2 s. (7) all on Crown CA watermarked paper; five being from the original Appendix Sheet (illustrated in 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 3267) with the 2 d. Trials annotated for the values as issued - 6 d. and 1 s.; the Shilling values in a variety of different colours with the selected 4 s. and £ 1. Fresh and very fine, all with large part og. Splendid research by Paul Kayfetz and great diligence shown in putting this back to it's former glory.rnrnProvenance: Some Trials ex collection Geoffrey Duveen, RL, Basel, 30 Oct 1976, ex lots 3488-3496.rn                   Some ex the 'Hetherington' sale, RL, Basel, 7 April 1978, lot 2337-2340.rn                   '4 s.' and '£ 1' ex collection Barclays Bank, Phillips, London, 28 May 1987, lots 809 and 810.rn                   Collection Paul Kayfetz.
    Starting bid : 4,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF