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Lot 30086
British Guiana » 1853 Waterlow Lithographs (SG 11-21)
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 4’200
Description:

THE “FREDERICK T. SMALL” STRIP OF FOUR ON COVER

1857-59 Waterlow lithographed 1 cent dull red, type B, a very fresh horizontal strip of four, just touched in small place at upper left, clear to large margins in other respects, used on cover to Georgetown, tied by crisp 6 March 1860 Demerara datestamp, margins all around except at one corner.

Only four covers are recorded bearing this stamp, of which three show a strip of four, which is the largest multiple known.

Provenance:

Frederick T. Small (Lot 80, Robson Lowe, March 1970), showing his “Comet” hs on reverse

John E. du Pont (Lot 60060, David Feldman SA, June 2014)

Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

SG 14