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Lot# 3181 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 3181 Barbados

    Recess by De La Rue 1875: Colour Trial for the 6 d. value on thin watermark Small Star paper, Imperforate, printed by De La Rue in deep reddish-purple (a much deeper shade than the issued 1 s. values of this set), fresh and fine, unused without gum. A rarity with just three examples recorded.rnProvenance: Collection of the Earl of Crawford (1911).
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF