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Lot 30006
British Guiana » Postal History
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Auction date: Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: British Guiana
Catalog: The “Imperium” Collection
Sold for GBP 1’400
Description:

1879 Envelope sent from Georgetown via French packet “Venezuela” to Bordeaux, France, franked Peace & Commerce (type Sage) 35c pair, paying the double rate, tied by octagonal “DEMERARI/5.DEC.79/PAQ.C No.1” maritime ds, Bordeaux arrival bs; an important postal history rarity with this maritime marking with only five items recorded; (Salles fig. 1531a, rated ‘RR’).

Provenance:

“François” collection, Sale no.3, important French postal history sales (ms notation on reverse)

T. V. Roberts

John E. du Pont

Expertise: Signed Calves and Goebel