Essay 6d imperforate 1936 red brown edward viii unmounted mint e8r sideways wmk. The postal museum houses three of these 6d essays in magenta shaded doubly fugitive ink produced on 8 October 1936 on different papers however the postal museum does not house this essay in red brown nor does gibbons reference this design of october 1936 in their specialised kings catalogue. On 23 july 1936 harrisons supplied a bromide for a 6d stamp No 74 based on a coin oak leaves and the cecil portrait. This was improved in the detail of the oak leaves and the substitution of the effigy head. Essays were produced on 8 October in doubly fugitive ink (for the 6d value) on different papers.
Probably unique in private hands. The item "Essay 6d imperf 1936 red brown Edward VIII unmounted mint E8R sideways wmk" is in sale since Sunday, November 22, 2020.This item is in the category "Stamps\Great Britain\Edward VIII". The seller is "aper9940" and is located in Harlow. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.