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Falkland Islands Dependencies 1943 Imperforate Die Proof of the 1s. with handpainted Trial essay of the overprint.

Falkland Islands Dependencies 1943 Imperforate Die Proof of the 1s. with handpainted Trial essay of the overprint.

£6,700.00

Falkland Islands Dependencies 1943 King George VI  Imperforate Die Proof of the 1s. with handpainted Trial essay of the overprint ‘SOUTH GEORGIA/DEPENDENCY OF/THE’ IN RED.  ‘THE’ is deleted in pencil.  Mounted onto Printer’s Presentation card measuring 128mm x 78mm.  Dated ’21/4/43′ and signed ‘S.L.’.  THIS UNACCEPTED TRIAL OF THE OVERPRINT EMANATES FROM THE PRINTERS’ (DE LA RUE) ARCHIVES.  EXCEPTIONALLY RARE.

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Country: Falkland Islands Dependencies, 1943