South Australia


SKU: R5324 Category:


1891-96 Competition Essays – Pen and Ink drawing depicting crowned Head in centre with “TWO PENCE HALFPENNY POSTAGE” in circle around.  Has unusual “pin” perforation round design, endorsed “By Alteration to the words & figures this may be used for 5d or for Post card stamp if deemed worthy.  This design may be lined in with any suitable color in the usual manner and is set out to affoard simplicity in cutting the die.  Impromptu sketch”.