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Lot 30032
British Guiana » 1850 Cotton-Reels (SG 1-8)
Estimate: 7’000 – 10’000 GBP
Auction date: Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: British Guiana
Catalog: The “Imperium” Collection
Sold for GBP 11’000
Description:

1850-51, 12 cents black on blue, Townsend Type B, with initials of postal clerk Wight “EDW”, cut square with spectacularly large margins at left and right, being clear on other sides, displaying light 9 May 1851 Demerara datestamp, small thin at right not detracting from the great freshness, very rare; (SG £35’000).

Provenance:

W. J. Webster (Lot 7, Harmer Rooke, February 1942)

John E. du Pont (Lot 60015, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Expertise: Signed Roger Calves, Cert. BPA (2014)

SG 5