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Lot# 3991 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 3991 St. Vincent

    1898 (June 21): De La Rue Keyplate Colour Trials on the ½ d value, Imperforate examples (13) all in dull lilac taken from the "Colour Scheme" Appendix sheet, with Duty Plate and country legend in eleven different colours; and 1 s. values (2) with country name and Duty Plate in red and in blue respectively, partial gum having been lifted from the Appendix which is illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 5547. Superb and of the utmost beauty and rarity.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF