GB 1923 SGD18var Postage Due colour trial

Stock Code: G1673909

1923 2s6d Postage due colour trials (2nd series - 21st Nov 1923). A superb imperforate irregular block of three printedon gummed, wove unwatermarked paper mounted on brown card numbered "No 63" and printed in brownish orange. A series of 24 different colour trials were produced at Somerset House from a specially made Royal Mint plate of four impressions of the ½d die, this is from the second series of seven in diferent shades of orange, green and red. In the place of the missing 4th stamp can be seen a manuscript annotation "To HM" (His Majesty) and now resides in the Royal Philatelic Collection. A spectacular and unique piece.

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