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Lot# 4183 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 4183 Turks and Caicos Islands

    1900: Badge of the Islands, De La Rue Colour Trials for ½ d. value (8), all on wmk. Crown CA paper, perforated 14; printed in brown, purple, olive-green, orange, red, grey and two sheet marginal examples in olive and in deep blue; fresh and very fine, large part og. The choices and originally shown to the Crown Agents are illustrated in "The De Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on pages 6441 and 6442. An exceptionally rare group.rnProvenance: Collection Morris Luddington, Spink, London, 10 Nov 1999, lot 1757.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400 CHF