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The Ing. Pietro Provera Collection (part V)
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  • Lot# : 3221 Barbados

    1855/58: Recess by Perkins Bacon (1 d.) blue on white paper, a fresh example with large to enormous margins all round with vivid colour, used on 1857 cover to Trinidad, tied by '1' numeral obliterator of Bridgetown with reverse showing double arc BARBADOES datestamp (Dec 5) and indistinct double circle arrival (Dec 8) cds. Horizontal file fold just mentioned for accuracy, a remarkable and rare inland rate cover, signed Calves.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3222 Barbados

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    1861-70: 1s. black, no wmk, roughly perforated 14 to 16, a fresh and fine example in an intense shade, used on 1869 cover to London, tied by '1' in rays numeral obliterator, matching BARBADOS despatch (May 10) cds and London arrival (June 27) cds in red alongside. Vertical file fold, nevertheless a desirable cover, opinion Holcombe (1997).
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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