Auction: 23023 - The Lionheart Collection of Great Britain and British Empire Part XVII
(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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£5,000 to £7,000