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Auction: 23016 - The 'Lionheart' Collection of Great Britain and British Empire- Part XVI
Lot: 1282

(x) Trinidad
1859 pin-perf 12½, 1/- purple-slate horizontal pair (cut from the sheet), tied to entire to Edinburgh by Port of Spain numeral "1" and with good strike of 'paid/ at / trinidad' crowned circle in red alongside, an exceptional and rare cover with wonderful pedigree. B.P.A. Certificate (2002). S.G. 37

Charlton Henry, 1961
Sir John Marriott, 2001

Note: Marriott & Ramkissoon state on page 32: "...there was only one small consignment of 3000 1/- stamps... two covers are known with the 1/-, one having a pair" which is also noted as the only recorded multiple.

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