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Jamaica: 1938-52 £1 chocolate and violet, hand-drawn essay.

Jamaica: 1938-52 £1 chocolate and violet, hand-drawn essay.

Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ltd.

Medium: Ink and colours on paper

Date: 1949

Shelfmark: The Crown Agents Philatelic and Security Printing Archive

Item number: 3

Genre: Philatelic item

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The £1 stamp issued in the reign of King George VI shows Tobacco Growing and Cigar Making.

Shown is the fine original essay showing the portrait of The King.

The first £1 stamp for the reign of Queen Elizabeth II was to have been in the same design and colours but this was abandoned after they were printed.

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