GB 1870 SGDP66 Mint

Stock Code: G1120320

1870 ½d Colour trials using the New South Wales Diadem issue. Very fine group of three sheetlets of six with waxed corners in yellow green and blue green on laid paper and rose on wove paper numbered "2", "9" and "11" respectively. The original proposed colour for the ½d issue was green but due to fugivity problems with the inks when they had dried, the colour was changed to rose. Very rare, Illustrated in "The Line Engraved Halfpenny" by Messenger Fig.9.


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