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Printed Date: 17 February 2019 at 19:01

Topic: Proofs and Essays
Posted By: Daniel
Subject: Proofs and Essays
Date Posted: 25 August 2018 at 11:05
Here is a signed proof for a Mozart Cinderella. It is signed by the designer G Wimmer." rel="nofollow">" rel="nofollow - Mozart proof by" rel="nofollow - Spicer57 , on Flickr

QI Fact: There is much confusion over Mozart's full name. He was formally baptised, in Latinised form (the rendering of non-Latin names in Latin style), Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus. From this array of names, Mozart, mainly, chose to use Wolfgang and the Latin equivalent of Theophilus (a word that comes from the Greek and means Love of God), Amadeus.

Posted By: Daniel
Date Posted: 25 August 2018 at 11:44
Here is an attractive pair of stamp essays. The first one is actually a photographic proof for an Overseas Dominion stamp by De La Rue. The second is an essay for the one pound Postal Union Congress stamp for 1929, it is a reproduction" rel="nofollow">" rel="nofollow - Test and Essay by" rel="nofollow - Spicer57 , on Flickr

Posted By: Daniel
Date Posted: 25 August 2018 at 11:51
These 2 essays show designs for British postage stamps for the 1953 Coronation and definitives for 1952 and are both by, and signed by, Anthony Helliwell." rel="nofollow">" rel="nofollow - Essays1 by" rel="nofollow - Spicer57 , on Flickr

Posted By: Steve
Date Posted: 25 August 2018 at 12:11
Nice Daniel

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Posted By: Daniel
Date Posted: 05 September 2018 at 07:48
This is a British Empire Air Mail essay one penny value. It is signed on the back but I can't read the signature. It appears to have some age." rel="nofollow">" rel="nofollow - British Empire Air Mail Essay by" rel="nofollow - Spicer57 , on Flickr

Posted By: Daniel
Date Posted: 01 January 2019 at 13:23
This card, mocked up from 3 other card essays, shows Andrew Restall's design for the British Ships  stamps for 1969. It was used to test a red varnish." rel="nofollow">" rel="nofollow - British Ships Print by" rel="nofollow - Spicer57 , on Flickr

Ultimately, David Gentleman's designs were used for the stamp issue.

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