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Lot 60051 – British Guiana

1852 Waterlow 4 cent black on deep blue, from the

1852 Waterlow 4 cent black on deep blue, from the right of the sheet, used on JA 27 1852 cover to London and tied light Demerara datestamp (« 7 » of « 27 » omitted, a further strike on flap has the « 7 » inserted by pen) Probably the earliest known usage of this stamp and the only one used to a destination outside the colony, charged one shilling packet postage in London A rarity among classic covers Provenance: Townsend and Small Expertise: Cert. BPA (2014)

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Estimation 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
Date de vente Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 15:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 36’000