An 1847 Trinidad "Lady Mcleod" stamp has sold for £34,000 ($51,775) at Spink London.
It led the auction of the Vestey collection on September 24.
Spink comments: "The steamship 'Lady McLeod' plied between Port of Spain and San Fernando carrying passengers, freight and mail.
"In April 1847 the owner, David Bryce, made a stamp available so that those who wished to send letters were able to prepay the charge for carrying them on board his ship."
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