BAHAMAS 1916 SG78 Proof

Stock Code: P16703777

1916 (6 Dec) 'Appendix' sheet (193x302mm) with three imperforate 5d colour trials on MCA paper, respectively in slate & brown on yellow and purple on yellow (both bracketed '3d' in M/S and endorsed respectively 'A' and 'B' at right in blue crayon, the latter with pencil 'approved'), and in black and mauve (endorsed '5d' in M/S alongside). Prepared to enable colour selection for the new 3d, and for the 5d colour change, both stamps being issued on 18 May 1917. Further endorsed with initials and date '7.12.16' at lower left, and with explanatory typewritten archival label affixed at foot. A unique and beautiful item, in very fine condition. Ex De La Rue archives.


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