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Also being sold is an original photograph that was used as the basis of the artwork - estimated at £1500.<br />
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First impression of 200 billion !<br />
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The original artwork for the Queen's head used on stamps and reproduced over 200 billion times has emerged for sale for £8,500.<br />
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The 'Machin' stamp was introduced in 1967 and was based on a sculpted side profile of Queen Elizabeth II by the artist Arnold Machin. <br />
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Previously, the stamp had been based on a three-quarter shoulder length profile of the monarch by photographer Dorothy Wilding.<br />
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However, this was eventually scrapped as it was difficult to reproduce.<br />
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AnothAnother published picture show's Keeler tucking into chicken legs on the day of her release from prison in 1964.<br />
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A pair of previously unseen risque photos of Christine Keeler have sold for almost £7,000.<br />
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They are believed to have been taken by an unknown photographer in 1966 when she was 24 years old.<br />
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One photo shows the fresh faced model wearing just trousers with her arms folded to cover her modesty.<br />
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An even more revealing snap, seemingly from the same shoot, depicts her in a matching outfit with her bare back to the camera.er published picture show's Keeler tucking into chicken legs on the day of her release from prison in 1964.<br />
<br />
A pair of previously unseen risque photos of Christine Keeler have sold for almost £7,000.<br />
<br />
They are believed to have been taken by an unknown photographer in 1966 when she was 24 years old.<br />
<br />
One photo shows the fresh faced model wearing just trousers with her arms folded to cover her modesty.<br />
<br />
An even more revealing snap, seemingly from the same shoot, depicts her in a matching outfit with her bare back to the camera.