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Auction: 21015 - The 'Lionheart' Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part XV
Lot: 24

(x) Barbados
1893 (10 Aug.) printed "parcel post. insured parcel. / certificate of posting (210 x 198mm.) from Bridge Town to London. The parcel was insured at £3.0.0, charged 6d. and franked by 1892 (11 July) ½d. on 4d. pale brown block of six (3x3) and two strips of three, one strip with each stamp showing variety double surcharge in red and black, all of which tied by Barbados Parcel Post c.d.s. with further strike on receipt. Receipt is signed "H.H. Heath / for Postmaster with a few filing folds well clear of the adhesives and discreet paper reinforcements on the reverse. A wonderful and unusual usage of this scarce variety. S.G. 104, 104b, £3,600+ off cover.

Hodsell Hurlock, Harmers London, 16-24 June, 1958
Oliver Blossom, Robson Lowe, Basel 25 Nov., 1981

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