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Auction: 24016 - The Lionheart Collection of Great Britain and British Empire Part XIX
Lot: 147

(x) India
1854 Issue
1891 Reprints

1890 (Dec.) die proof in black on white parchment paper 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, light vertical fold; very fine and rare, an exhibition showpiece. Spence 4, 5, 7, 50dR

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£2,500 to £3,500

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