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Lot 30034
British Guiana » 1850 Cotton-Reels (SG 1-8)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Auction date: Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: British Guiana
Catalog: The “Imperium” Collection
Sold for GBP 6’000
Description:

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).

Provenance:

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

Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

SG 5