|Estimate:||300 – 400 GBP|
|Auction date:||Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
|Catalog:||The “Imperium” Collection|
|Sold for GBP 700|
1859 Cover from Demerara (letter inside encloses bill for £100) to Stratford by Royal Mail Steamer, endorsed “Per Mail/Feby 9/59”, with two 1d red and single 4d rose paying the standard British Packet rate of sixpence, cancelled by “A03” numeral ovals of Demerara, matching despatch cds for 9 February 1859 over flap, slight soiling at edges; a rare usage.
Provenance: John E. du Pont (Lot 60124, David Feldman SA, June 2014)
Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)