Item # S007797
1926 (June) (50c) Patricia Airways, Style Two, the complete set of four trial colour proof panes of eight - on Canary, Buff, Green and Deep Blue papers; the perforation, coloured frame & airplane, along with red marginal WOMAN LAKE and red route inscriptions are all as the issued Style Two on greenish blue paper. Two panes show slight gum disturbance confined to the selvedge; Green pane has gum crease in margin and Deep Blue pane has one stamp with disturbed OG. A fabulous and UNIQUE set of panes, Very Fine, Never Hinged (Unitrade CL18 trial colour; suggested catalogue value $96,000 – as only the deep blue paper perforated is listed)
Each pane shows the constant small “v” in “VIA” variety at Position 2 – top right positional stamp.