CEYLON 1903 SGT150, 158 Telegraph

Stock Code: P212010723

Telegraphs. 1903 (22 Apr) "Appendix C" Colour Scheme for the 1903-04 KEVII Telegraph issue, comprising twelve different unadopted imperforate colour trials on gummed wmk CA (postage) paper, nine denominated 75c (two bicolour, seven monocolour) and three denominated 5c (all monocolour), neatly arranged in four rows and lightly affixed to quadrille sheet (c.195x325mm), the whole mounted on large album page "0000495" from the De La Rue display collection. The sheet with neat M/S heading "22nd April 1903 / Ceylon Reqn 130/01 / Appendix C". Some trials with unimportant creasing, mentioned for accuracy, nevertheless a stunning exhibition item with wonderfully fresh colours (the 5c in light blue, reddish purple and olive-brown, the 75c monocolours in bistre, deep blue, grey, rose-carmine, reddish purple and light blue, the 75c bicolours in rose-carmine & yellow-brown and brown & yellow-brown). Unique and highly desirable. Ex De La Rue archives and "Taprobana" (SGA 6/10/2020, lot 352).


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