lot # 10636 - brit. colonies Australia
Definitives 1937/49: 'Robes' vertical format Essay for the £ 1 value, adopted for the 10 ds. value, drawn by Frank Manley in composite format on large card (110 x 145 mm.), with line drawing in black ink overlaid with a photographic print of George VI in robes with differing £1 tablets, the drawing touched up in Chinese white; together with a photographic stamp size Essay for the £ 1 value; enhanced 'H. Crocker' signature and tape stains. Both items ex the Frank Manley estate, engraver at the Note Printing Branch. Unique and important Essay.rnProvenance: Premier, Melbourne, 14 Sept 2002, lot 436.
Michel Catalogue 297: Australia - The DUBOIS Collection (part I)