|Estimate:||1’600 – 2’000 GBP|
|Auction date:||Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 15:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
|Auction:||2021 Spring Auction Series|
1896 Britannia set of 10 imperforate colour trials on unwatermarked paper, comprising 1/2d (7) in the colours of the issued 1/2d to 1s plus the 5s, 10s and £1 in the issued colours, large part og, prepared at the request of the Crown Agents to assist in colour selection for the new issue. A very attractive and highly important set with this being one of two sets known (the other on the Appendix sheet), ex Sir John Marriott.