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Lot 60031 – British Guiana

1850-51 pelure paper (very thin and transparent, a

1850-51 pelure paper (very thin and transparent, almost onionskin) 4 cents black on pale yellow, Townsend Type A, with initials of postal official Lorimer « WHL », sheet corner margins, used on cover from Plantation Woodlands (list of cattle enclosed) to Georgetown, with central Demerara datestamp MY 09 1851 An exceptional stamp and probably the largest margined « Cotton-Reel » in existence. On cover it is clearly one of the major items of the issue Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, Burrus Expertise: Signed Bloch, cert. BPA (2014)

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Estimation 120’000 – 160’000 EUR
Date de vente Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 15:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 160’000