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Auction: 23023 - The Lionheart Collection of Great Britain and British Empire Part XVII
Lot: 1070

(x) Great Britain
King Edward VII Issues
2d. 'Tyrian Plum' Colour Trial
1910 Prepared for use but not issued 2d. Tyrian plum, colour trial in red-purple, large part original gum, tiny thin spots at top and lower-right. B.P.A. Certificate (2016) stating "a little toned", which in our opinion is unnecessarily harsh. A good example of this very rare colour trial of which only a handful exist in private hands. S.G. 266a Colour trial, £25,000

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