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Lot# 1534 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 1534 British Guyana

    1894: De La Rue Essay for the 5 c. postal stationery envelope, hand-painted in octagonal design in blue, grey and Chinese white, on tracing paper backed onto card for display (70 x 80 mm.). The central vignette in Chinese white not picked out in detail as this design was already in use. A unique and splendid Essay, ex the De La Rue archives. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 63.rnrnProvenance: Collection Derek Nathan, Spink, London, Nov 2005.rn                   Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF