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FALKLAND ISLANDS 1903 SG44 Proof

FALKLAND ISLANDS 1903 SG44 Proof
1903 (8 Dec) "Appendix" sheet (separated for display into two large pieces, 204x208mm and 204x112mm) with M/S heading "Falkland Islands Reqn 58/03" with nine 1904-12 1d imperforate colour trials printed from the original die on wmk CA paper, respectively in yellow-green, carmine, ultramarine, vermilion, black, yellow (close to the issued colour of the 6d), brown, orange and purple, the first three with value endorsements for ½d (endorsed "Appd"), 1d (crossed through) and 2½d (endorsed "Appd"), and the vermilion endorsed "Apprvd for 1d WHM". Prepared to enable colour selection for the new ½d, 1d and 2½d values. The sheet with light folds and a couple of trials with oxidised colour, but a unique and highly important item. Ex "Stanley" (Spink 4/03/98, lot 156) and De La Rue archives. [See "The De La Rue Collection, Vol III p.3160]

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£9,500.00
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Stock Code: P167006544