CEYLON 1899 SG261 Proof

Stock Code: P212014366

1899 (31 May) 15c group of six different unadopted colour trials (from an original series of 15) for the 1899-1900 set, imperforate on unwmkd paper, fresh part to large part o.g. Comprises three with keyplate in brown-purple (duties respectively in orange, black and blue-green), two with keyplate in bistre (duties in mauve and blue), and a sixth in mauve and blue-green (partly affixed to piece). The bistre and mauve trial with a bend, otherwise mostly very fine. A beautiful and unrepeatable group. [For "Appendix B", submitted as alternatives on 31 May, see "The De La Rue Collection" p. 2534.]


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