Lot 10000 – St. Vincent

Essay in pen and ink of the Queen´s head in solid black oval surround, executed on thick card

Essay in pen and ink of the Queen´s head in solid black oval surround, executed on thick card (120x79mm.), a wonderful and most delightful piece of artwork, showpiece for the connoisseur

Note: Early in 1860 Perkins, Bacon & Co. commissioned a new Queen Victoria head for use on postage stamps. This was engraved for the firm by Charles H. Jeens, who prepared a pen-drawn miniature for the purpose. His account of £2/12/6d. for the drawing was dated April 1860. Used for St. Vincent, St. Lucia and the South Australia 9d.

Provenance: R.B. Yardley Dr. Stone, Peter Jaffé

Estimate 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Auction date Tue 30 Jun 2020 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Time left 80d 11h 41m 54s
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