Great Britain 1910 1d Perkins Bacon Essay

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Great Britain 1910 1d Perkins Bacon Essay.

A very fine type B large format example printed in green on glazed proof paper (64x85mm).

A scarce specialised King George V philatelic piece.

Perkins Bacon produced Printex essays in different sizes and colours with a nearly full face of the King in respect of the introduction of King George V postage stamps on his accession to the throne on 6 May 1910. None of the proposed essays played any part in the production process of the issued stamps.

Stanley Gibbons catalogue value: £2,800.

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