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SOUTH AFRICA 1937 KGVI CORONATION PROOF LARGE HEAD MEDIUM RELIEF


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  • 1937 KGVI Coronation: 1d Large Head, dark background, heads in medium contrast relief:
  • A bilingual pair of COMPOSITE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROOF ESSAYS affixed over perforated paper, the whole mounted on thick card.
  • An unadopted but near-to-issued design illustrating development of the concept. Manuscript notation "1st proof".
  • Traces light foxing to perforation surrounds.
  • An exceptional and important proof showpiece for this issue.
  • These essays are typical of proof material of this period of South African philately during which design and production was in-house by the Government Printer, Pretoria.
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