GB 1913 SG390var Mint

Stock Code: G1453670

1913 8d Large master design bromides. Very fine example with a clear background to the head, annotated on reverse by Mr. Bennett "6 Copies - 3 to Mr. Eve by me Sat. eve. 18.1.13 used by him for Solid Surround and for Tint Lines - 2 others handed to him at S.H. 21.1.13 for Half Tone Surround". Accompanied by three of the copies mentioned, modified with black ink as figures 33a,b & d, solid background, even horizontal lines and solid background between 8 to 12 o'clock. Each proof stamped in purple on reverse with a Stamping Department datestamp for "18 JAN. 1913". A magnificent group of original proofs showing the development of the design.


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GB 1913 SG390var Mint - £3,500.00


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