£500 - £600
1878 1d Provisional - an unsevered pair reading downwards, lightly inked impressions, cancelled by Barbados c.d.s. (29.3.78), tiny corner crease o/w fine. Rare and a very early date of use. RPS Cert. 1929, SG.86b, Cat. £2500. Provenance: R. B. Yardley, September 1944, Hodsell Hurlock, June 1960, Leslie Wheeler, May 1970.