lot # 3017 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda
Recess by De La Rue from the Perkins Bacon Plates 1876: 6 d. blue-green, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, a used horizontal pair in a deep shade on 1874 cover to London tied by St. John's "A02" obliterators in black with reverse showing 'Antigua' (Feb 11) despatch cds, 'London / Paid' arrival in red (Feb 27). File fold away from adhesives but an attractive and scarce cover.
Catalogue 285: British West Indies – The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection (part III)