Owner Biography


"Isleham" was the pseudonym for Bernard Peyton of Princeton N.J. (1896-1976)

Mr. Peyton was a benefactor of Princeton University, donating funds for a telescope. His home in Princeton was recognized as an important architectural structure.

Philatelically, Mr. Peyton sold part of his collection thru Christie's Robson Lowe, and the United States Portion thru Siegel Auction Galleries. He also donated several significant specialized South American philatelic collections to the Smithsonian’s national philatelic collection.

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