Lot 30004
British Guiana » Postal History
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Auction date: Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: British Guiana
Catalog: The “Imperium” Collection
Sold for GBP 600

1850 Folded entire to France showing markings of all three Guianas: “GUYANE FRANCAISE” from Cayenne in French Guiana, transit of “PARAMARIBO” in Dutch Guiana, and 9 December 1850 “DEMERARA” of British Guiana, sent by Royal Mail service and with “ART 13” accounting hs on face, charged 15 decimes in France on arrival; very rare and unusual, mentioned in Townsend and Howe on pages 202-203 and stated that only two such covers are known.

Provenance: John E. du Pont (Lot 60122, David Feldman SA, June 2014)