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Lot 30106
British Guiana » 1853 Waterlow Lithographs (SG 11-21)
Price realised
8’000 GBP
Estimate
2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1858 Waterlow lithographed 4 cents pale blue, second stone, margins ranging from clear to large, in an uncommon intense shade, tied to 14 June 1855 envelope to Mahaicony by superb strike of coded “A 3 C” datestamp of William’s Town, with Demerara transit backstamp dated the next day.

The finest of just five covers bearing this stamp according to our records.

Provenance:

Eduard Friedrich Weber (a famous German art and numismatic collector 1830-1907)

John E. du Pont

Catalogue reference: SG 20