Lot 30034
British Guiana » 1850 Cotton-Reels (SG 1-8)
Price realised
6’000 GBP
3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1850-51, 12 cents black on blue, Townsend Type A, with initials of postal official Wight “EDW”, cut square with clear to wide margins on two sides, deep colour displaying light Berbice datestamp of 1st August 1851, surface thins and vertical crease as usually encountered, very rare; (SG £35’000).


John E. du Pont (Lot 60013, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

Catalogue reference: SG 5