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Lot 30082
British Guiana » 1853 Waterlow Lithographs (SG 11-21)
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 6’000
Description:

1853 Waterlow lithographed 1 cent vermilion, very fresh horizontal strip of four in a radiant shade, showing types 7 to 10, touched in places and used on cover to Sophia’s Hope Estate Mahaicony (Barlow correspondence), tied by 29 February 1856 Demerara datestamp.

One of three such frankings known, of which two are offered in this sale.

Provenance:

John F. Seybold (Morgenthau Auction, March 1910)

John E. du Pont (Lot 60056, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

SG 11