BRITISH COMMONWEALTH 1902 Essay De La Rue Africa keyplate Trials

Stock Code: P201013373

1902 (c.) DLR Minerva head printer's samples, with 'AFRICA/2½d' duty plate, set of 8 imperforate on unwatermarked wove, in dull green and brown-orange, dull and bright purple, dull green and violet, and dull green and carmine, each on both uncoated ordinary and chalk-surfaced papers, very fine unmounted o.g. De La Rue proposed this keyplate design to the Cape, O.F.S., Natal & Transvaal with the intention of making stamp production more economical, although agreement was not reached with all parties, chalk surfaced paper was introduced for the KEVII issues of Natal and Transvaal


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