Orange River Colony Revenue 1900 De La Rue Handpainted Accepted


  • 1900 1d Cheque Stamp:
  • Magnificent HANDPAINTED ESSAY finely executed in pen, red colourwash and Chinese white;
  • on buff tracing paper 70x90mm marked and dated "C" & "Sep 12. 01.". The essay mounted on buff paper.
  • Wonderful archival piece, superb, most attractive.
  • Ex De La Rue archives, van Heerden & Trotter.
  • This essay comes from a period that showcased some of De La Rue's finest artwork. Painstakingly handpainted essays using combinations of colour washes, Chinese white and very fine penwork.
  • This Design C was proposed by De La Rue for use for the Embossed Revenues and was accepted as submitted.
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