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Lot 30079
British Guiana » 1853 Waterlow Lithographs (SG 11-21)
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Auction date: Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: British Guiana
Catalog: The “Imperium” Collection
Sold for GBP 2’800
Description:

1853-59 Waterlow lithographed 1 cent vermilion, first stone, horizontal strip of four, with good to large even margins, transfer types 5-8, neatly tied on fragment by four clear strikes of the “A 5 C/8.OC.1855” cds from Sparta, a very fine showpiece; (SG £6’800+ as singles).

One of two strips of four recorded off cover, this being unique in very fine condition (the other is torn horizontally, see the Derek Nathan collection).

Provenance:

Clayton

Lars Amundsen (Lot 81, Stanley Gibbons, December 1967)

John E. du Pont

SG 11