Lot 30081
British Guiana » 1853 Waterlow Lithographs (SG 11-21)
Price realised
7’500 GBP
4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1853 Waterlow lithographed 1 cent vermilion, exceptional horizontal strip of four, one stamp just touched at base, otherwise the strip with clear to good margins and in very fine condition, radiant fresh colour, used on cover to Georgetown (Barlow correspondence) and tied by 29 February 1856 Demerara datestamp.

One of three covers recorded exhibiting this franking, all originating from the Barlow in Georgetown correspondence, and cancelled between 22 and 29 February 1856.


Henry C. Gibson (Eugene Klein Auction, March 1944)

John E. du Pont (Lot 60055, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

Catalogue reference: SG 11