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Lot# 5165 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 5165 Lagos

    1885: De La Rue Die Proof, Imperforate in green with blank Duty Plate, applied to thin brown tracing paper with hand-painted red frame and HALFPENNY Duty painted in green below, dated at top "15 OCT 85". Supplied by De La Rue upon the request for the new ½ d. value and approved on Oct 20, 1885. Illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 4513. Unique and splendid.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF