CEYLON 1904 SG278, 283 Proof KEVII 3c, 15c duties
Stock Code: P190010972
1904 pair of pieces from the De La Rue day book with stamp-size die proofs, each in black on glazed card, of the value tablets for the 1904-05 3c and 15c, both with M/S 'Ceylon' annotation above. The first piece (51 x 54mm) endorsed 'Sept 13 / 120 leads' with further red endorsement 'Nov 20th 06' and cancellation line, the second (56 x 55mm) endorsed 'Nov 8 / 120 leads', with further red endorsement 'Feb 21. 08' and cancellation line. A unique and important record from the De La Rue archives.
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