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Lot# 1930 - Auction 244-249

  • Lot# : 1930 Cyprus

    1893 (July 26): Bicoloured De La Rue Imperforate Proof on wove paper for the Die II 9 pi. value, printed in brown with lettering hand-painted in carmine ink, large margins all round, horizontal crease not affecting the appearance of an extremely rare working Proof - The Crown Agents accepted the Proof proposal on August 20, 1893. Illustrated in 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2644. A magnificent and rare Essay: unique.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600 CHF