ORANGE FREE STATE
Orange Free State
REPUBLICAN PERIOD  -  BRITISH OCCUPATION  -  REVENUES
O467
REVENUE 1902 (July), De La Rue COLOUR TRIALS for the KEVII revenue issue. Four colour trials probably originally affixed to Appendix ‘D’, being in the accepted colours of the issued 6d, 1/6, 5/- and £1. These trials were all bicoloured and were printed from the revenue Head plate and the 6d revenue duty plate. All are printed on watermark Crown CA paper and have little or no gum. A rare group.
 
Note: the colours on Appendix ‘D’ were described in ‘Stamps of the Orange Free State’ (Vol III, p121) by Buckley & Marriott (1976) under the heading ‘De La Rue’s own recommendations’ as: blue-green and brown-purple (6d); blue-green and blue (1/6); blue-green and carmine (5/-); purple and black (£1).
£1,800