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Auction: 24016 - The Lionheart Collection of Great Britain and British Empire Part XIX
Lot: 146

(x) India
1854 Issue
1891 Reprints

1890 (Dec.) die proof in lake on white parchment paper (225 x 78 mm.) taken from the copper plate during Tapling's visit to India, before the plate was defaced; comprising 2a. square design, 2a. octagonal design, 4a. head die III with surround of wavy lines and rosettes and head only se-tenant; some light toning, fine and extremely rare, an exhibition showpiece of the 1854 essays and reprints. Spence 3, 7, 8 and 50cR

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£3,000 to £4,000

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