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Auction: 19011 - The 'Lionheart' Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part IX
Lot: 99

(x) Ceylon
1857-67 collection written up on album pages, starting with six stampless entire letters from 1836-53, then thirteen black proofs and colourful proof reprints and colour trials, followed by over 300 stamps mainly used, more than sixty of them are imperforate and many have Certificates, the imperfs include 1857 6d. purple-brown used with Brandon Certificate, 1d. deep turquoise-blue, 2d. green, 4d. dull rose and 9d. purple-brown all used and with B.P.A Certificates, ½d. dull mauve used with R.P.S Certificate, etc. A huge range including various shades throughout and a fascinating assembly with viewing recommended

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