GB KEVII Stamp SG.316 2s/6d FIRST DAY ISSUE/Earliest Date Superb 1911 CDS*RED146
GB KEVII Stamp SG.316 2s/6d FIRST DAY ISSUE/Earliest Known Date Superb 2 October 1911* CDS. RARE
IMPORTANT KEVII EXHIBITION ITEM. Lovely item. Note* displays NO FLUORESCENCE under UV light. Superb London CDS for *2nd October 1911*. BELIEVED TO BE THE FIRST DAY OF ISSUE for this Somerset House Provisional Printing dull reddish-purple shade. Stanley Gibbons note (October 1911) for the issue of this stamp. EARLIEST KNOWN DATED EXAMPLE. Note that 1st October 1911 was a Sunday. VERY RARE. POSSIBLY UNIQUE from this date. No hidden faults. Strong colour. Very Fine for an item of this type and period. Please look at all the scans to help form your own opinion.