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Lot# 3721 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 3721 Jamaica

    Prepared for use but not Issued 1921: 'Abolition of Slavery 1st August 1838' De La Rue Master Die Proof for the proposed 6 d. value, Frame Only, engraved in black on thick card paper (70 x 54 mm.) and showing the printer's guidelines, a similiar example struck in blue as a presentation Proof is illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 4328. A few scuffs and small fault at top but this is a working Proof of great rarity.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF