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Lot# 3899 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 3899 St. Lucia

    1902: 400th Anniversary of Discovery by Colombus (on St. Lucy's Day), De La Rue Essay for 'Pitons' 2 d. value in blue and carmine, Imperforate on white wove paper, the accepted design but returned to De La Rue on October 6th with a request that the stamp be printed in green & brown to match the North Borneo issue - see 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP, page 5517. Rare and most attractive.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF