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Auction: 23027 - Stamps and Covers of Great Britain
Lot: 2560

Great Britain
Downey Head Issues

Die 1A

1d. paper trial on thick chalk-surfaced paper, a block of six (3x2) from the lower right of the sheet with control "a. 11" indication that Somerset House undertook the printing; paper adhered to lower margin on reverse with pencil note reading "on Coated Paper", some perf. splitting and soiling in margins, all except upper right stamp unmounted mint, very rare and an item of great significance. R.P.S. Certificate (2021). See footnote after N7, unpriced.

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