lot # 4004 - brit. colonies st. helena
Recess by Perkins Bacon 1861 (April): 6 d. blue, wmk. Large Star, rough perf. 14 to 16, an unused example centred to top, overprinted "SPECIMEN" diagonally in black, rich colour, fine large part og. Unrecorded by Marcus Samuel. Rare.rnrnProvenance: Collection John Ayre / 'Jamestown', Harmers, London, 8 March 1989, lot 1037.