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Lot# 4184 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 4184 Turks and Caicos Islands

    1911: De La Rue "Appendix" sheet dated at top "9th Jany 1911 Turks Islands" with Turk's Head Cactus design for the ¼ d. value, showing 1st printing ¼ d. rosy-mauve optd. SPECIMEN, the March 1911 second printing ¼ d. red optd. SPECIMEN surrounfing four imperforate Colour Trial Proofs in the same design in four differing shades, the lower example being signed off as "Approved W.m. (Sir William Mercer) 11.1.12". A superb and rare page, illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 6448.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF