1892 4 1/2d Die Proofs

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Head Plate

 1892 May 25th

Before Hardening

  1) Phillips collection

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 1892 May 28th

After Hardening, initialled

 1892 June 28th

After Striking

  2016: Aureum collection, SG, for sale for £1’850; for sale by SG 2019 for £1’400
 1892 August 15th
 1892 October 20th

After Striking, initialled “G.F.S.”

   Phillips collection in the British Library

Duty Plate

 

1892 May 10th

Before Hardening

1) Phillips Collection

2) Ex Aureum; SG Timed Auction Nov 2020 lot 381 sold £280+20%

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 1892 August 15th

Initialed

 

T. A. Colls Presentations Cards

Head plate proof endorsed “DIVISION LEAD OF THE OUTER LINE” with marginal line in black set wide

Duty plate proof with marginal line in red set close and endorsed “THE RED TO BE MADE UP BY CUTTING THE EDGE ON THE DIVISION LEADS OF THE INNER LINE DOWN TO THE SAME PLANE AS THE LINE” with an additional 4½d as issued alongside with marginal line added in red ink.

Both dated “August 16th 92” and initialled “T.A.C.”.

Ex Stothert

2016: Aureum collection, SG, for sale for £8’000

 

Striking Book Pieces

1892 Jun 23rd
 1892 Aug 11  2010: Lady Mary Buri, Sotheby’s, lot 1771 sold £552
 1892 May 17   2010: Lady Mary Buri, Sotheby’s, lot 1772 sold £1’140

2016: “Aureum” collection, SG, for sale for £1’700

2020: SG Timed Auction Nov 2020 lot 379 sold £420+20%

1892 Nov 1st   2016: “Aureum” collection, SG, for sale for £1’700

2020: SG Timed Auction Nov 2020 lot 379 sold £360+20%