BAHAMAS 1917 SGS2 Proof

Stock Code: P178012280

1917 (12 Apr) "Appendix" sheet (165x180mm) marked "The stamps are to be printed in black and orange", with two imperforate 5d colour trials in black and mauve, MCA paper, respectively with black or red "SPECIAL DELIVERY" two-line sans-serif opt, the former endorsed "Approved WHM 16.4.17". Prepared to enable colour selection of the new type S2 overprint, after a requisition received by telegram from Bahamas. Ex "Staircase" (Spink 8 April 1999, lot 566) and De La Rue archives (see "The De La Rue Collection" p.2137). BPA cert (1984).


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BAHAMAS 1917 SGS2 Proof - £1,750.00


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