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Auction: 6010 - Important Stamps & Covers of the World - Washington Philatelic Exhibition Auction
Lot: 15

x Bermuda The Postmasters´ Stamps PEROT´S SECOND ISSUE 1D. CARMINE-RED 1861 Perot´s Second Issue at Hamilton, 1d. carmine-red Crowned Circle "paid/at/hamilton.bermuda" on bluish horizontally laid paper, unused; slight crease though extremely fine with part gum on reverse. Five examples are recorded, this being the unique unused. B.P.A. (1984, re-submitted and re-examined 1991) and R.P.S. (1991) Certificates. Sc. X5; S.G. O6 unpriced unused (£75,000 used) Estimate US$ 90,000-110,000literature: "Encyclopaedia of Rare and Famous Stamps" Volumes 1 and 2 by L.N. Williams provenance: D. Melat, November 1985 Harmers of London, May 1989 Bridger & Kay (Guernsey) Ltd., October 1991

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