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Auction: 20037 - The Charles Freeland Collection of Three Islands: St Lucia, Nevis & St Vincent
Lot: 474

(x) St. Vincent
The Perkins Bacon Issues

1866 (24 Feb.) triple rate envelope to London, bearing 1862 (Sept.) rough perf 14 to 16 6d. deep green strip of four and pair cancelled "A10", showing red crayon "2/9", St. Vincent c.d.s. in black and red London Paid arrival datestamp (16.3); the strip with small fault at lower right otherwise fine. A very rare franking. S.G. 4

Note: This is believed to be the highest franking of any Perkins Bacon cover.

Peter Jaffé, March 2006

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