Pre-Production: 1908 – Edward VII Definitive Series

Pre-Production

1908 – Edward VII Definitive Series

Fig 1: 1908-11 3d. die proof of frame in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), endorsed ”BEFORE/HARDENING” and dated ”14 FEB 08”.

Fig 1.2: Master die proof of the King’s head used for both “Oval” and “Nyasaland” key plates, in black on glazed card, cut-down (21 x 25mm.).

Fig 1.3: Master die proof of complete key plate with value, country name and inscription tablets uncleared, cut down to stamp-size for file reference and affixed to small piece.

Fig 1.4: Master die proof of complete design with country name, inscription and value tablets uncleared, in black on glazed card, cut-down to stamp size.