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  • Lot# : 4126 Grenada

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    Catalogue# : Essay
    Grenada. 1881: Essay by Perkins, Bacon & Co. for the first postal stationery card, using a modification of the Ridgeway portrait submitted with 1879 tender for Great Britain adhesives (an example in rose-red included with this lot); the card being printed in brown with wording "Union Postale Universelle" at top, the colour being utilised eventually for the issued 1½ d. postal stationery card. Unique item in marvellous fresh condition. Provenance: Collection Worthington.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF
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