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Great Britain 1879 1d Head die proof, SG166var

SKU JP5726

Great Britain 1879 1d Head die proof, SG166var.

A very fine example of the head die used for the 1880 provisional issue, printed in black on white glazed card (92x61mm) dated "July 14 1879" and endorsed "BEFORE HARDENING".

A scarce die proof in much better condition than normally seen.

Stanley Gibbons Catalogue Value: £1,500.

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