Lot 30137
British Guiana » Later Issues » 1860-76 Ship Issues (SG 29-115)
Price realised
8’000 GBP
4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1860-76 Ship issue 8 cents carmine, perf. 10, mint imprint sheet marginal block of thirty-five (7×5), from the 3rd setting, types A-B-C-D-E-A-B repeated vertically, mainly displaying good centrings and very fresh, very fine and an extraordinary unused multiple; (SG £17’500+ as singles).

Note: There were about 150,000 issues of this stamp from the 2nd and 3rd printings, with sheets of 50 composed of five transfer types, perforated 10 or 12 1/2 (both settings) and 15 (3rd setting only).


David Bernhard

Edward T. Granger

Frederick T. Small (Lot 143, Robson Lowe, March 1970), showing his “Comet” hs on reverse

John E. du Pont

Catalogue reference: SG 96a