Auction: 20037 - The Charles Freeland Collection of Three Islands: St Lucia, Nevis & St Vincent
(x) St. Vincent
The Perkins Bacon Issues
1868 (10 Mar.) envelope ex the McCarthy correspondence to Portsmouth, bearing 1866 perf 11 to 12½ 1/- slate-grey (defective) cancelled "A10", showing St. Vincent c.d.s. in black and red London Paid d.s. tying the 1/- with arrival datestamp (30.3) on reverse; the envelope soiled. A very rare franking being one of two examples recorded on cover. R.P.S. Certificate (1941). S.G. 8
Note: The 1/- is perforated 12½ all round and is only recorded used in March and June 1868.
L.J. Gilbert-Lodge, May 1962
J.L. Messenger, January 1983
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