The “Tatiana” Collection of British Guiana

Following the record breaking success of the John E. du Pont sale of British Guiana, we have the great pleasure to offer to the market the “Tatiana” British Guiana Collection in our Rarities of the World auction on June 8th, 2016. The collection comprises 53 lots and includes a wonderful and diverse selection of the […]

British Guiana’s 1c Magenta by L. N. Williams

For the first time since the record-breaking auction in June last year, the famous British Guiana 1c Magenta will be on display on behalf of the new owner for at the prestigious Monacophil 2015 in December. Below is an article about the 1c Magenta taken from the Encyclopaedia of Rare and Famous Stamps, vol.2, pp.23-30, […]

Extraordinary results of the British Guiana Collection

British Guiana cover, du Pont Collection, Geneva, Switzerland

BREAKING NEWS: SPECTACULAR “OFF THE CHARTS” RESULTS FOR THE DU PONT BRITISH GUIANA COLLECTION “In 40 years as auctioneer, I have never had the experience where every single lot was underbid to an astonishing multiple of the original estimate, leaving no lot unsold!“, said David Feldman at the end of this historic auction. Following the […]

British Guiana 1851 2 Cents Census

British Guiana Stamp, Geneva, auction, John du Pont

This is the fifth extract in a series of articles about philatelic rarities taken from the Encyclopaedia of Rare and Famous Stamps, vol.2, pp.21-26, by L. N. Williams, published by David Feldman in 1992, with updates since its publication. The compilation of biographies of the ten recorded examples of the British Guiana 2 cents of […]

British Guiana’s Cottonreels by L. N. Williams

This is the first extract in a series of articles about philatelic rarities taken from the Encyclopaedia of Rare and Famous Stamps, vol.1, pp.13-23, by L. N. Williams, published by David Feldman in 1992, with updates since its publication. The crudest classic issue by a government Post Office in what used to be called the […]