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Lot 30065
British Guiana » 1852 Waterlow (SG 9-10)
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Auction date: Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: British Guiana
Catalog: The “Imperium” Collection
Sold for GBP 4’200
Description:

1852 Waterlow 1 cent black on magenta, a huge margined example with large portion of next stamp at right, used on piece with neat clear Demerara cds on 12 August 1853, with an additional strike at base, boasting a brilliant colour and without any rubbing, most attractive; (SG £5’500).

In a very rare premium quality in an issue where faults are the norm and, after the previous lot, the second-finest available.

Provenance:

Frederick T. Small (where it formed a vertical pair with the previous lot dated 12th August 1853)

John E. du Pont (Lot 60043, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Expertise: Signed Alberto Diena, Cert. BPA (2014)

SG 9