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World Banknotes : Auction 168 : Lot 276

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 168
World Banknotes Lot
276
Thomas De la Rue underprint black & Progressive Proofs for the 1918-36 portrait issue 1 and 5 Rupee Plates (3) all with Printer's Annotations, Thomas imprint, well kept and all have pinholes. Consisting of a progressive proof for the with Printer's Annotations in the border frame possibly for corrections, this has a minor Inner Tear and Rust paper clip marks possibly when displayed and archived in regard to the corrections. Along with Progressive proofs for the both stuck on photographic paper (2) including the initial inspected proof and annotations of 2 flaw areas in the border frame areas near lower right and upper left corners near numerical denomination values. Along with the proof after corrections have taken place pointing to the same areas. An Exceptionally Rare and interesting find, infect our research could not find any similar proof's appearing on the internet. A unique opporty for any collector to obtain these fine proof examples of the first Seychelles own Rupee currency which was circulating with and slowly replaced the rupee, and these issues were the only circulating currency in the form of banknotes until the first introduction of coins in 1939. Also displaying the detailed and fine early work of Thomas De La Rue printers
£240
Seychelles Thomas De la Rue underprint black & white Progressive Proofs for the 1918-36 George V portrait issue 1 and 5 Rupee Plates (3) all with Printer's Annotations, Thomas De La Rue imprint, well kept and all have pinholes. Consisting of a progressive proof for the 1 Rupee with Printer's Annotations in the border frame possibly for corrections, this has a minor Inner Tear and Rust paper clip marks possibly when displayed and archived in regard to the corrections. Along with Progressive proofs for the 5 Rupees both stuck on photographic paper (2) including the initial inspected proof and annotations of 2 flaw areas in the border frame areas near lower right and upper left corners near numerical denomination values. Along with the proof after corrections have taken place pointing to the same areas. An Exceptionally Rare and interesting find, infect our research could not find any similar proof's appearing on the internet. A unique opportunity for any collector to obtain these fine proof examples of the first Seychelles own Rupee currency which was circulating with and slowly replaced the Mauritius rupee, and these issues were the only circulating currency in the form of banknotes until the first introduction of coins in 1939. Also displaying the detailed and fine early work of Thomas De La Rue printers : World Banknotes : Auction 168 : Lot 276
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Seychelles Thomas De la Rue underprint black & white Progressive Proofs for the 1918-36 George V portrait issue 1 and 5 Rupee Plates (3) all with Printer's Annotations, Thomas De La Rue imprint, well kept and all have pinholes. Consisting of a progressive proof for the 1 Rupee with Printer's Annotations in the border frame possibly for corrections, this has a minor Inner Tear and Rust paper clip marks possibly when displayed and archived in regard to the corrections. Along with Progressive proofs for the 5 Rupees both stuck on photographic paper (2) including the initial inspected proof and annotations of 2 flaw areas in the border frame areas near lower right and upper left corners near numerical denomination values. Along with the proof after corrections have taken place pointing to the same areas. An Exceptionally Rare and interesting find, infect our research could not find any similar proof's appearing on the internet. A unique opportunity for any collector to obtain these fine proof examples of the first Seychelles own Rupee currency which was circulating with and slowly replaced the Mauritius rupee, and these issues were the only circulating currency in the form of banknotes until the first introduction of coins in 1939. Also displaying the detailed and fine early work of Thomas De La Rue printers : World Banknotes : Auction 168 : Lot 276
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