GIBRALTAR 1895 SG24, 32 Proof colour trials for QV 20c and 2p with handpainted value tablets

Stock Code: P223007795

1895 (12 Mar) imperforate colour trial essays on unwmkd paper for the new 20c and 2p values, respectively in brown-purple and slate, each with printed keyplate but VALUE TABLET HANDPAINTED, respectively o.g. and part o.g. The 20c with red M/S initials 'G.N.' in upper margin. These colours were rejected by the Crown Agents, although De La Rue protested that they had been chosen by the Gibraltar authorities (See Easton pp. 542-3 and "The De La Rue Collection" p. 3259). Very fine appearance and a wonderful pair of the highest importance and rarity, from the only occasion such essays with handpainted value tablets were ever prepared for Gibraltar stamps. Ex Kayfetz.

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