Lot 1124 -
1880 QV ½a Handpainted stamp size artists essay in the issued design, superbly painted in blue-green and Chinese white, on thick card (84x102mm) dated "JULY 9TH 80" and numbered "No 1", endorsed "Proof in a variety of colours for selection to be printed when the plate is finished", "This duty is considered equivalent to ½d & will have to be printed in the ½d international colour" and "Approved, A.A Jopp 10·12·80", handstamped "14 DEC 80". A superb and unique essay for th....
Currently GBP 2,500
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