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GB QV Stamps DE LA RUE Colour Standard *Orange/Indian Red* Block Work Book #1075

£995.00

GB QV Stamps DE LA RUE Colour Standard *Orange/Indian Red* Block Of Four ex DLR Work Book UNDER-PRINTS Reverse** #1075
RARE ORIGINAL PIECE cut from DLR Printer's Work Book. IMPORTANT ITEM believed c1880. Bears imperforated BLOCK OF FOUR *DE LA RUE/LONDON* Sample Stamps printed in "ORANGE" ink produced from INDIAN RED & DEEP CHROME pigments. The original recipe in manuscript is alongside the block. Noted as having been "Used for various Work". Odd gum tones but overall Very Fine for an item of this type & period. NOTE ALSO THAT THE REVERSE CONTAINS A MANUSCRIPT REFERENCE TO **UNDER-PRINTS**. Please look at all the scans to help form your own opinion. Priced & sold with all faults considered (WAF).

In stock

Number

4

Colour

Red

Country/Region of Manufacture

United Kingdom

Printing Method

Surface-Printed Issues

Currency

Pre-Decimal

Year of Issue

1871-1880

Quality

Mint No Gum/MNG

Denomination

1d

Monarch/Regent

victoria

Grade

F (Fine)

Brand

PTS

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