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Auction: 20037 - The Charles Freeland Collection of Three Islands: St Lucia, Nevis & St Vincent
Lot: 498

(x) St. Vincent
The Perkins Bacon Issues

1878 (10 July) envelope (slightly damaged) to Kentucky, USA bearing 1877 perf 11 to 12½ x 15 1/- vermilion and 1878 perf about 15 6d. light yellow-green (small faults), both cancelled by "gb/40c" accountancy handstamp in black, showing red crayon "1/-", light St. Vincent c.d.s. and, on reverse, St. Thomas (14.7) and New York (28.7) transit datestamps. The only example of this 1/6d. franking recorded. S.G. 24, 26a

M. Burrus, April 1963
H.D. Bessemer, June 1970
Peter Jaffé, March 2006

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