Lot 30010
British Guiana » British Post Offices
Price realised
700 GBP
300 – 400 GBP
Auction date
Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)

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)

Catalogue reference: SG Z1+Z2