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lot # 10165 - brit. colonies queensland

Tuesday Nov 29, 2022 09:00 Europe/Zurich

Sideface 1897/1908: Perforated Colour Trial for the proposed 9 d. value, an unused horizontal pair marginal from left of sheet, printed in myrtle-green on Crown over Q paper, perf. 13, deleted with red ink stripe, slight aging, large part og. Rare - this pair was prepared in 1903 to comply with the new basic Telegram rate of 9 d. but rejected in favour of the uniform 9 d. brown & ultramarine proposed by Postmaster General Drake, which only Queensland and New South Wales were to adopt.rnProvenance: Collection Alan Griffiths, Spink, London, 24 Oct 2012, lot 1344.

Michel Catalogue 297: Australia - The DUBOIS Collection (part I)

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