1d Red King George V Official Die Proof

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1d Red King George V Official Die Proof

$17,900.00
Product Code
18128
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Important, distinctive and rare, we are proud to present the George V Red 1d Die Proof. The equivalent of an early Australian predecimal Proof coin, this great Australian rarity is known by just six examples.

In stamp production, a 'Die Proof' is an image taken directly from the master die of an engraved stamp. Printed with extra pressure onto a highly glazed card, Die Proofs are of very high quality, due to the use of the master die. In contrast, stamps issued for use are printed from a plate upon which the master die has been transferred on multiple occasions. Produced for archival or presentation purposes, Die Proofs are created in tiny numbers - as evidenced by the excessively rare Red 1d Die Proof.

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Produced by Perkins Bacon & Co - the company contracted to produce Australia's early stamp dies and plates - the Red 1d Die Proof is in near Mint condition. One of the finest known examples, this great rarity is sure to command the interest of collectors worldwide.

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