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Lot 60009
British Guiana
Estimate: 40’000 – 60’000 EUR
Auction date: Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: June 2014 Specialised Auction – Tasmania & British Guiana
Catalog: British Guiana
Sold for EUR 130’000
Description:
1850-51 12 cents black on blue, Townsend Type A, thick frame, without initials, exceptionally rare unused example, deep colour, cut round. One of only two unused recorded of the entire “Cotton Reel” issue (the other 12 cents was sold in the Harmer Rooke sale with the 1856 1 cent in 1935) Provenance: Ferrary (Sale II lot 195) Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

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