Auction: 21015 - The 'Lionheart' Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part XV
The Rowland Hill "Cancelled" Obliterator
1861 6d. rose, handstamped with a superb strike of the
Note: In August 1861 the printers, Perkins, Bacon & Co., provided six examples of each stamp in their possession to Ormond Hill (eldest son of Rowland Hill) for members of his family. These fascinating stamps and the story behind their appearance, have been fully described by Peter Jaffé in his book
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