£1000 - £1200
1900-02 'Flying Hermes specialised collection of this Perkins Bacon issue with set of 14 to 5dr unused, set of 14 on thick paper in blocks unused, remarkable Proofs of 40L black in blocks of 8 & 12, set on thin paper mostly in multiples with comparison of the two dies incl. partly imperf. block of 50L, the 1L in P.12½ block of 4 & rare P.14 x imperf. vertical pair unused, watermarked imperforates largely in pairs or blocks with values to 50L unused (2), no wmk imperf Colour Trials on very thick card paper (13) incl. multiples, Colour Trial Proofs on a variety of papers & values (14). Proofs of the set in black (14) imperf; further Proofs in black on chamois paper with 2L, 5L, 10L, 20L & 30L in matching blocks of 16, postal stationery cards with 5L & 10L optd. SPECIMEN, private 5L green cards with illustrations (2) unused & used, 10L used from Limne, scarce 1901 Money Order internal forms from 50L, 1dr & 3dr, 40l unused, 1902 International use 50L, 2dr & 2dr, 25L cards unused, 1902 Hermes set of five unused & imperforate trials in black on cream paper for 1L & 5L. A remarkable & most attractive collection.