Lot 60128

Great Britain » British Post Offices Abroad
Estimate: 400 – 600 EUR
Auction date: Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 15:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: June 2014 Specialised Auction – Tasmania & British Guiana
Catalog: British Guiana
Sold for EUR 22’000
1859 cover from Demerara to London with wing margin pair of 1s green cancelled by “A03” numeral oval of Demerara, matching despatch cds for NO 25 59 on flap, pair just tied at lower right, an extremely rare franking, the only known pair on cover (Townsend and Howe state “1/- value not seen on cover”). Slight corner bend on left stamp and cover shortened at left Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)