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Lot# 3198 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 3198 Barbados

    1882: "Scheme of Colours", page from the De La Rue record book with ½ d. dull green, 1 d. rose, 4 d. grey and 1 s. chestnut, perforated 14 but without Duty Plates and 6 d. olive-black imperforate without Duty Plate, all with annotations at right with ½ d. and 1 d. "Colours settled by the International Postal Convention"; 4 d. "Colour of Trinidad 4 d. stamp"; 6 d. "Colour of English Postage Stamp" and 1 s. "Colour of English 1/- Postage Stamp"; in manuscript. Superb and of great rarity, not illustrated in 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP. An important, unique and quite stunning Essay.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200 CHF