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Lot 30030
British Guiana » 1850 Cotton-Reels (SG 1-8)
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 GBP
Auction date: Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: British Guiana
Catalog: The “Imperium” Collection
Sold for GBP 10’000
Description:

1850-51, 12 cents black on blue, Townsend Type A, with initials of postal clerk Wight “EDW”, cut square with margins ranging from clear to large, cancelled with central Demerara datestamp of 9 May 1851, corner added at lower left which does not affect the design, very rare; (SG £35’000).

Provenance:

John E. du Pont (Lot 60010, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

SG 5