lot # 3018 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda
Recess by De La Rue from the Perkins Bacon Plates 1876: 1 d. lake, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, in a horizontal strip of four, used on 1879 cover to Sargentville, Maine tied by 'Antigua' datestamps (July 12) in black. Reverse with 'New York / Paid All' transit (July 28) in black. The cover slightly soiled but with full original contents.rnProvenance: Collection Frederick Mayer, Spink, London, 21 Oct 2004, lot 2186.
Catalogue 285: British West Indies – The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection (part III)