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Auction: 20037 - The Charles Freeland Collection of Three Islands: St Lucia, Nevis & St Vincent
Lot: 274

(x) St. Lucia
1909-13 Essays
A requisition was passed to De La Rue on 15 December 1909 calling for a new one-colour issue. During the next few years the printers submitted a number of different essays each with a vignette based on the "Badge of the Colony" but none were ever adopted and the idea was finally dropped.

10/- in brown-lilac, vertical format, affixed to card (90x115mm.) lettered "B" and dated "Dec 29th 09", fine

De La Rue archives, February 1979

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