lot # 2080 - brit. colonies Gibraltar
1886: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 2 d. (4 d., 6 d. or 1 s.) value without Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, cut down to stamp size and initialled "G.N." at base in pale brown ink and dated "28/6/86" in pencil on reverse. A rare and fine working Proof ex the DLR archives, slightly aged at edges, illustrated in 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 3261.rnrnProvenance: Collection Barclays Bank, Phillips, London, 29 May 1987, ex lot 702; Collection Paul Kayfetz.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas