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Auction: 3022 - The Baron Stig Leuhusen Collection of Stamps & Postal History of Bermuda
Lot: 45

†PEROT'S FIRST ISSUE 1D. RED ON BLUISH WOVE PAPER 1856 Perot's First Issue at Hamilton, 1d. red on bluish wove paper, a cut-square example in a deep rich shade; the impression cut-into at right with small thinning and other trivial imperfections. Of fine appearance and the unique example dated 1856. R.P.S. Certificate (1934). Sc. X2; S.G. O5, £170,000. Photo Estimate £ 50,000-60,000 Note: This stamp, and four other different examples were found by Miss Frances Trott among some old business correspondence belonging to a retired merchant whose business was at St. Georges provenance: Arthur Hind, 1923 Purchased by Tommy Allen on behalf of King Carol of Rumania, 1937 Sir Henry Tucker Sale 2, 1979 Aquired by Baron Stig Leuhusen in 1981 for £30,000

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