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lot # 30630 - brit. colonies Australia

Saturday Nov 25, 2023 09:00 Europe/Zurich

King Edward VIII 1936: King Edward VIII, photographic Essays (7) for proposed 2 d. value, stamp size in black and white, affixed to thick card (161 x 102 mm.), all utilising the three-quarter profile head from the unissued 2 d. scarlet, three of the designs being similar to this famous stamp, the other four with considerably more elaborate frames. Reverse marked "8A to 14A" and each Essay initialled and dated "7/5/36" in ink. Mentioned in Brusden White on page 6/23. Edward VIII abdicated on December 11, 1936. Unique and important Essays.rnrnProvenance: The estate of John Ash; Harmers, London, 3-4 Oct 1978, lot 511; Collection James B. Williamson, Sotheby's, London, 18 Sept 1981, lot 498; Collection 'Chartwell', Spink, London, 23 May 2018, lot 703.rnrn 


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