CEYLON 1903 SG271 Proof of KEVII 15c range of 23 different colour trials

Stock Code: P223001782

1903 (30 Jan) 15c, group of 23 different colour trials for the 1903-05 set, imperforate on wmk CA paper, unused/small part o.g. to large part o.g. Comprises three with keyplate in orange-brown (duties respectively in carmine, green and blue), five with keyplate in brown (duties in green, orange, carmine, brown and blue), four with keyplate in purple-brown (duties in green, brown, blue and carmine), two with keyplate in dull violet (duties in orange and brown), three with keyplate in blue-green (duties in carmine, slate-violet and brown), three with keyplate in grey-brown (duties in carmine, purple and blue), and further examples in dull blue & orange (adopted for 75c), blue (the issued colour), and greyish slate (adopted for 1r50). Odd minor imperfections do not detract from very fine appearance. An exceptional and wonderful opportunity to acquire such a comprehensive range of these attractive proofs. [For "Appendix B", submitted as alternative colours for the 30c and 75c values on 30 Jan, see "The De La Rue Collection" p. 2538.] Ex William Frazer (lot 212)

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CEYLON 1903 SG271 Proof of KEVII 15c range of 23 different colour trials - $5,742.28*


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