Valuable Postage Stamp from Barbados 1861 (1/2d) Dp Green SG17 Perkins Bacon CANCELLED Handstamp Newly Discovered Major Rarity
Valuable Postage Stamp from Barbados 1861 (1/2d) Dp Green SG17 Perkins Bacon CANCELLED Handstamp Newly Discovered Major Rarity Collectible Postage Stamp from Barbados 1861 (1/2d) Dp Green SG17 Perkins Bacon CANCELLED Handstamp Newly Discovered Major Rarity Rare Postage Stamp from Barbados 1861 (1/2d) Dp Green SG17 Perkins Bacon CANCELLED Handstamp Newly Discovered Major Rarity
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Barbados 1861 (1/2d) Dp Green SG17 Perkins Bacon CANCELLED Handstamp Newly Discovered Major Rarity

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Barbados

1861 (1/2d) Dp Green SG17 Perkins Bacon CANCELLED Handstamp

Newly Discovered example of this Major Rarity, not known to Peter Jaffe in his 1998 book "CANCELLED by Perkins Bacon

Lovely fresh colour, showing 2 crisply struck part strike(s) of the Perkins Bacon "CANCELLED" handstamp

Position 3 from the original vertical blocks of six (2x3) prepared for presentation to Ormond Hill (nephew of Rowland Hill) in August 1861.

Previously unrecorded position 3, 5 examples now known, including one in the Royal Philatelic Collection.

New B.P.A Certificate 

The fascinating story of these stamps is told in Peter Jaffe's 1998 book "CANCELLED by Perkins Bacon".

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TypeSingle
Stamp EraVictoria (1840-1901)
ConditionUsed
GradeF = Fine
Year of Issue1861