No Longer Available - TASMANIA 1855 SG14 Specimen 1d carmine with Perkins Bacon CANCELLED handstamp

Stock Code: P201013415

1855 1d carmine, wmk Large Star, Perkins Bacon printing, imperforate with close (at left) or large margins (portion of adjoining stamp at right), with two part strikes of the Perkins Bacon 'CANCELLED' handstamp, for presentation to members of the Rowland Hill family. Pos. 3 from the original block of 6 (2x3) and one of only TWO recorded in private hands (with a further example in the Royal Collection and the unique pair in the Vickery collection at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney). Ex Burrus (RL 28 Nov 1962, lot 462) and Latto. Illustrated on p.67 of 'Cancelled by Perkins Bacon' by Peter Jaffé, with BPA cert (1979). (cat £12,000)


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