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Lot 30015
British Guiana » British Post Offices
Price realised
3’200 GBP
Estimate
700 – 1’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1860 Cover from Demerara to Sunderland, franked by strip of six 1d red and single 6d lilac paying double the uniform British Packet rate of sixpence, tied by “A03” numeral oval of Demerara, struck on flap with matching 24 March despatch cds, one 1d faulty at left; a rare franking with this combination of values, not being noted by Townsend and Howe.

Provenance: John E. du Pont (Lot 60129, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

Catalogue reference: SG Z1+Z3