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Lot# 698 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 698 Gibraltar

    1931/33: 'Rock of Gibraltar' Pictorial Issue, Die Proof of the completed design for the 1 d. value in red-brown (issued in scarlet), imperforate on ungummed watermarked Multiple Script CA toned paper, affixed to paper ex the De La Rue archives with manuscript "Approved 15/5/31" in ink at left for 1½ d. value. Minor bends but a rare and splendid Proof. Illustrated in 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 3277.rnrnProvenance: Collection Barclays Bank, Phillips, London, 29 May 1987, lot 961.rn                   Collection Paul Kayfetz, Harmers, London, 14 May 1997, lot 732.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF