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1861 Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd. Essay for proposed “LOCAL POSTAGE STAMP” depicting the shield from the British Royal crest…
printed in brown-red on white wove paper – imperforate.  ..
£65.00
1861 De La Rue. “EXPERIMENTAL POSTAGE – THREE PENCE” Essay with the head of King Pedro V of Portugal defaced by a cross.
Block of four printed in purple. Rare. ..
£800.00
1879 Tender Essay - McCorqudale & Co. Plate proof. Large design Dummy stamp, engraved by Hooper.
Surface printed 1d. Deep claret on white paper, without watermark. Slight thinning on reverse.&nb..
£35.00
1880 Proposed Issue – LAND REGISTRY. Hand Painted Essays – £5 Value. Second Series.
Produced by De La Rue staff artists amended from the original Land Transfer essays. The original ..
£595.00
1880 Proposed Issue – LAND REGISTRY. Hand Painted Essays – £5. Value.
The original proposal in 1874 for Land Transfer stamps did not materialise and in 1880 a new prop..
£595.00
1884 De La Rue embossing trials for security printing - three superb die proofs.
Depicting A: an angel and a palm tree, B: Ceres offering wheat and C: Britannia engraved by F. Ha..
£450.00
1902 Napoleon Head 1d 'Anti Boer War' Essay.
Imperforate on ungummed paper in Orange. In the style of the ½d and 1d. King Edward VII issues… p..
£40.00
1906 De La Rue, irregular block of 3, on gummed, unwatermarked paper. Initialed HB - H Bartlett at the stamping department.
Unusual and scarce. Dummy. ..
£225.00
1906 De La Rue, marginal trial in lime green, gummed, unwatermarked paper.
Initialled "HB" - H Bartlett at the Stamping Department. Unusual.  ..
£175.00
A re-printed composite proof plate of seven different QV heads.
The work of Ridgeway, Chalon and Humphries, including incomplete Tasmania New South Wales and For..
£475.00
c.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp on white wove paper in orange.
Attractive.  ..
£150.00
c.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp on white wove paper, in green.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£110.00
c.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp, on white wove paper, in chestnut.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£150.00
c.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp, on white wove paper, in green.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£125.00
c.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp, on white wove paper, in grey-brown.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£150.00
c.1861 De La Rue Experimental Postage - Three Pence, Essay's with the head of King Pedro V of Portugal, from the defaced plate.
In carmine, green and purple. Unusual Dummy. (Faults). ..
£295.00
c.1879/ 85 De La Rue Dummy stamp in purple on white surfaced paper, unwatermarked and unmounted, original gum.
In a corner plate block of six, with manuscript "B", this design was used in early booklet trials..
£750.00
c.1882 DLR Dummy stamp, die proof of completed design, in black on glazed card.
Rare and seldom seen.  ..
£850.00
C.1882 Head die proof as used for the large head QV sample or dummy stamps.
In black, on glazed card, by DLR. Seldom seen.  ..
£750.00
c1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp, on white wove paper, in turquoise blue.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£150.00
Perkins Bacon Dummy Stamp: The Ten Commandments, to illustrate the fine perfection of the engravers skills.
The Ten Commandments and the Creed were engraved in the size of a 6d. coin of the day. Engraved b..
£2,500.00
SG198var 1887 1½d. Blue “Jubilee” – Reply Paid Essay. Head plate on imperforate, gummed paper watermarked Crown. Very fine.
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SG Number: SG198var
£250.00