Lot 169: Great Britain 1936 (Sept) 1½d Edward Vlll Coronation Essays, SG459

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2020-02-11 09:55:09

Lot 169

Great Britain 1936 (Sept) 1½d Edward Vlll Coronation Essays, SG459. A very fine set of four imperforate essays of the King in the Uniform of the Welsh Guards (Design Type D). Printed in Green, Red, Brown & Blue on gummed E&R (sideways) watermarked paper, each essay mounted on thin card as they were presented to the Post Office and the Royal Arts Commission on the 7th September 1936. Very rare one of only six sets released, presently unlisted but to be included in the next GB Specialised Volume 2 catalogue.

Estimate: £3,500 - £3,750

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