GB 1880 SG. Essay

Stock Code: G1564478

1880 ½d, 1½d & 2d Perkins Bacon Tender Essays. Very rare group of twelve composite essays using various printed head, background and frame combinations each with detailing added by hand and affixed to a piece of paper (260 x 111mm). Produced by Perkins Bacon for the 1880 tender in which they were unsuccessful, the contract being awarded to DLR. A very rare ensemble of preliminary essays which are the only recorded examples in private hands.


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GB 1880 SG. Essay - £11,500.00

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