The 1925 Dual Currencies Series: British Issue: Proofs and Colour Trials I
From different collections

1925







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1925 British Essay to prepare printing (Goron coll.)

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British 1d/10c stamp: colour trials for the British issue. ("Mele" coll.)

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

1925 Colour trial 1d

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English issue ½d, 10d and 2/- on wove paper annotated "Value correct", initialled and dated "13-11-24". 10d Image thanks to Grosvenor Auction Archive, the other two Goron coll.

1925 ½d proof

1925 ½d proof

1925 10d proof

1925 10d proof

1925 2/- proof

1925 2/- proof

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British issue 25c POSTAGE DUE proofs. (from "Classification of British Commonwealth Postage Dues, 1885 - 1984" by David L. Herendeen, Seoul, South Korea, August 1994)

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Postage Due values only.




Final plate proofs of some values of the British series.
According to Hals/Collas (p.113), final plate proofs in ultramarine on thick proof paper were made. (The 1d exists as proof too) Almost certainly a full set of the British values was made.


1925 proof

Block of four of the final plate proofs. (Ruecker coll.)


Proof 1924 Proof 1924
Proof 1924 Proof 1924
Proof 1924
Proof 1924

And a variety perforated and the c of 50c with a cédile.
The 3d denomination has been used for the postage due stamps only (all Goron coll.)

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