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Lot No. 1215

Auction No. 31
Category King George V
Est. $8000
Status SOLD $9250



1921 (11th Jan) 4d Colour Trials or Plate Proofs in the pale violet, deep bluish violet & dark bluish purple shades printed on what is thought to be the reverse of Treasury bonds & comb perf 14. The ACSC states that Colour Trials for the selection of the new colour of the 4d were supplied by the stamp printer on two separate occasions. On 31st December 1920 (Nos. A-H with each numbered in manuscript on reverse as indicated) & then these additional shades on 11th January 1921. All are well centered & remarkably fine. These 3 are again illustrated on page 234 of the latest 2022 KGV ACSC Catalogue. ACSC 111PP(1)I, J & K, Cat. $24,000 (3) (see front cover)


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