Essay by Charles Whiting, employing the Wyon type head facing to right with a curl, which was intended for pre-paid postal stationery, being printed in rose-red ink on white wove paper with embossing bearing the legend Paid. Whiting produced this die to carry on with experiments after Somerset House took the Wyon head die away for experiments as it was giving poor results.
This example is the 1848 reprint showing white marks at the bottom of the neck. (The Wyon head faced to the left) A rare and most attractive item. At the moment, please check out my other listings. We also accept cashier cheques and personal cheques drawn on a U.Bank, and, with prior agreement only, we will accept cheques drawn on non-UK accounts. Cheques should be made out to "Scotia Philately Ltd" and sent to the following address - Scotia Philately Ltd. Box 279, Hampton Court, East Molesey, Surrey KT8Y 9WR, U. The above prices include packaging in special board backed envelopes and are for sendings up to 100 grams.
Heavier packages are charged pro rata at cost. The item "RARE 1848 postal stationery essay by Charles Whiting with Wyon type head" is in sale since Tuesday, November 19, 2013. This item is in the category "Stamps\Great Britain\Victoria\Other Victoria". The seller is "colinharding" and is located in Oakhanger. This item can be shipped worldwide.