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Lot 51081
Barbados
Price realised
Unsold
Estimate
900 – 1’200 GBP
Auction date
Thu 16 Dec 2021 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1934 (Nov 2) 1/2d Green postal stationery wrapper used from St George to Christchurch with fine “BARBADOS / St GEORGE” despatch cds, circular T tax marking and bearing bisected 1934-47 postage due 1d black, with Christchurch arrival cds dated NO 3 34. Philatelic but Exceptional Quality and Rare. The bisected 1d was officially authorised for use between March 1934 and February 1935 pending arrival of the 1/2d value. Some examples had the value (1/2d) written across the half stamp in red or black ink.
Catalogue reference: S.G. D2a