lot # 3127 - brit. colonies barbados
Recess by Perkins Bacon 1855/58: (1 d.) blue on white paper, a single example and a horizontal strip of three with good margins all round, used on 1857 cover to Trinidad, tied by "1" numeral obliterators with manuscript '1/4d.' for quadruple rate Ship fee alongside. Reverse with single ring (1) datestamp and double arc "Barbadoes" cds of despatch (Dec 21) and faint Trinidad arrival (Dec 23) in black. File fold at left of adhesives, a charming and rare franking.rnProvenance: Stanley Gibbons, London, 10-11 Sept 1981, lot 86.
Catalogue 285: British West Indies – The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection (part III)