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lot # 10166 - brit. colonies queensland

Tuesday Nov 29, 2022 09:00 Europe/Zurich

Sideface 1897/1908: Perforated Colour Trials for the proposed 9 d. value (6), unused examples on Crown over Q paper, in various colours: deep plum, blue-grey, myrtle-green, slate-purple, coral-pink and orange-yellow, each deleted with black or red ink stripe, large part og. These Proofs were 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 Bernie Manning, Prestige, Melbourne, 13 June 2009, lot 1213.rn                    

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


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