Lot# 4514 - Auction 274-283
1906/07: De La Rue Colour Trials in the accepted colours, all with Duty Plate "1 c.", all Imperforate on watermarked Multiple Crown CA paper, the (2 c.) in grey-black & scarlet and the (10 c.) in grey-black & deep green both showing the Re-entry on the lower left value tablet which occurred in Row 1, Stamp 5 when the stamps were issued. Probably removed from the duplicate "Appendix A" presentation sheet, illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2415, which was accepted by Sir William Mercer, without alterations as to colour, on Sept 21, 1906. A few imperfections, with or without gum, but a wonderful and extremely rare set.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 2,500 CHF
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