Prestige Philately Auction 178 Catalogue1885-1907 De La Rue New Designs
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - 1885-1907 De La Rue New Designs
Imperforate horizontal plate proof pairs in the issued colours on gummed watermarked paper from the Imprimatur Sheets comprising Crown/CA ½d 3d 4d & 5d (block of 4 with Plate Number '1'), and W[crown]A 1d 2d 2½d 6d (creased) & 1/-, the 1d & 2d hinged otherwise full unmounted o.g. Mostly superb! A very colourful & scarce "set". (Qty 9 items)
1885-93 Crown/CA ½d green with 'SPECIMEN' handstamp twice, large-part o.g. & very lightly mounted. Rare.
1898-1907 Wmk W[crown]A 2d die proof in black on surfaced card (surface creasing) reduced to stamp-size & affixed to piece from De La Rue's day-book, endorsed "Oct 4th 1897/Repeat plate/No2" in red. Ex Dr Cecil Walkley: sold for $552.