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The South Kensington Exhibition Proof

The One penny Die II, Plate 27

In Feburary 1872,  with the official permission for the International Exhibition at South Kensington, Perkins,  Bacon printed proofs on thick white card, imperforate from Die II, Plate 27 in black.  The printers were given permission to retain the sheet and at the time the firm was liquidated in 1935 the sheet was sold and broken up for sale.
 
 

Block of six  KA - LC

Ex Shaida





The following is a tabulation representing known information about the break up of the sheet of 240 positions. Each color represents a known singe or multiple from the sheet.  The above block is represented in dark red.  See the legend below for information on the location of some of the other multiples.


 
A B C D E F G H I J K L
A

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . A
B

 

. . . . . . . . . . . .
B
C

 

. . . . . . . . . . . .
C
D

 

. . . . . . . . . . . .
D
E

 

. . . . . . . . . . . .
E
F

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . F
G

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . G
H

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . H
I

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . I
J

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . J
K

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . K
L

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . L
M

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . M
N

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . N
O

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . O
P

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . P
Q
 
 
. . . . . . . . . . . . Q
R

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . R
S

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . S
T

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . T
A B C D E F G H I J K L

 
.  =Ex Seymour Block of 12
.  = Royal Collection Block of 6
.  = National Postal Museum Block of 14

.
 = Singles

.
 = No Data Available

 

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