Lot 30012
British Guiana » British Post Offices
Price realised
1’700 GBP
600 – 900 GBP
Auction date
Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1859 Envelope from Demerara to Dieppe (France), bearing single 4d rose and wing margin pair of 6d lilac, paying to destination the single British and French rates, cancelled by “A03” numeral oval of Demerara, showing matching 10 October 1859 despatch cds on flap, all stamps being tied; a rare cover with this combination of values and to an uncommon destination, not noted by Townsend and Howe.

Provenance: John E. du Pont (Lot 60126, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

Catalogue reference: SG Z2+Z3