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    Lot 474
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $4,400

    Small format master die Perkins Bacon trials with voided corners, sheet of six in Orange on white wove paper, superb. Ex Slade Slade

     

    Lot 475
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,000

    Small format master die Perkins Bacon trials with voided corners, sheet of six in Bright Blue on gummed wove paper, resulting overall toning, with manuscript ‘No. 9’ at top. Ex Slade Slade

     

    Lot 476
    Estimate: $24,000

    * Note: This Lot now includes the 2d, 3d, 5d, 6d, 8d and 1/- Die Proofs (previously Lots 477-81). *

    1d Die Proof in Deep Scarlet, 55mm x 70mm. Said to have been pulled by De La Rue for the 1867 Paris Exhibition (but possibly for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition). Each is pulled on thick card, and apart from occasional minor surface marks, are superb. It is generally stated that three sets of proofs were pulled. The set offered here is from the Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins collection; a second set is in the British Library, but the existence of a third set cannot be shown. A magnificent showpiece


     

    Lot 477

    * See Lot 476 *
    2d Die Proof in Deep Blue, 57mm x 77mm. Said to have been pulled by De La Rue for the 1867 Paris Exhibition (but possibly for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition). Each is pulled on thick card, and apart from occasional minor surface marks, are superb. It is generally stated that three sets of proofs were pulled. The set offered here is from the Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins collection; a second set is in the British Library, but the existence of a third set cannot be shown. A magnificent showpiece

     

    Lot 478

    * See Lot 476 *
    3d Die Proof in Bright Green, 58mm x 73mm. Said to have been pulled by De La Rue for the 1867 Paris Exhibition (but possibly for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition). Each is pulled on thick card, and apart from occasional minor surface marks, are superb. It is generally stated that three sets of proofs were pulled. The set offered here is from the Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins collection; a second set is in the British Library, but the existence of a third set cannot be shown. A magnificent showpiece

     

    Lot 479

    * See Lot 476 *
    5d Die Proof in Violet, 70mm x 57mm. Said to have been pulled by De La Rue for the 1867 Paris Exhibition (but possibly for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition). Each is pulled on thick card, and apart from occasional minor surface marks, are superb. It is generally stated that three sets of proofs were pulled. The set offered here is from the Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins collection; a second set is in the British Library, but the existence of a third set cannot be shown. A magnificent showpiece

     

    Lot 480

    * See Lot 476 *
    8d Die Proof in Red-brown, 68mm x 52mm. Said to have been pulled by De La Rue for the 1867 Paris Exhibition (but possibly for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition). Each is pulled on thick card, and apart from occasional minor surface marks, are superb. It is generally stated that three sets of proofs were pulled. The set offered here is from the Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins collection; a second set is in the British Library, but the existence of a third set cannot be shown. A magnificent showpiece

     

    Lot 481

    * See Lot 476 *
    1/- Die Proof in Rose-carmine, 55mm x 69mm. Said to have been pulled by De La Rue for the 1867 Paris Exhibition (but possibly for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition). Each is pulled on thick card, and apart from occasional minor surface marks, are superb. It is generally stated that three sets of proofs were pulled. The set offered here is from the Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins collection; a second set is in the British Library, but the existence of a third set cannot be shown. A magnificent showpiece

     

    Lot 482
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $100

    Reprinted Proofs: low value design in Black on wove paper (31 x 35mm) with blank ‘POSTAGE’ and value tablets

     

    Lot 483
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $100

    Reprinted Proofs: Head only as used for 5d to 1/- values on wove paper in Orange-red (49 x 52mm, showing full die sinkage) and Black (cut down to 30 x 30mm) (2 proofs)

      

    Lot 484
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $290

    Reprinted Proofs: 6d design, first state showing ‘tongue’ at foot in Carmine on wove (90 x 83mm), second state with line in ‘tongue ‘ at top removed in Deep Green on card (30 x 29mm), and third state with ‘tongue’ at foot removed in Black on wove (44 x 34mm). An attractive set (3)

       

    Lot 485
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $240

    Reprinted Proofs: 6d and 1/- designs se-tenant in black on thick wove paper (98 x 52mm), the 6d showing ‘tongue’ at foot. Fine and attractive

     

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