Lot 50194 – Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose

1867-80 2s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card

Mkt A
1867-80 2s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x61mm), endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “Dec 19, 1872”, produced for the proposed 2s stamp with coloured corner letters that was subsequently abandoned, very fine and scarce

SG 118 var

Estimate 600 – 800 GBP
Auction date Fri 13 Dec 2019 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for GBP 500