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Auction: 5026 - The Edward Gilbert Collection of Important British Empire
Lot: 228

xBermuda The Postmasters´ Stamps 1848-56 Perot´s First Issue at Hamilton, 1d. red on bluish wove paper dated "1856", a cut-square example in a deep rich shade; the impression cut-into at right, small thinning and other trivial imperfections. Of fine appearance and the unique example dated 1856. B.P.A. Certificate (2003). Sc. X2; S.G. O5, £170,000. Photo Estimate £ 60,000-80,000 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, 1934 Purchased by Tommy Allen on behalf of King Carol or Rumania, 1937 Sir Henry Tucker, Sale 2, 1979 Aquired by Baron Stig Leuhusen in 1981 Baron Stig Leuhusen, 2003

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