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Brit. Colonies continued...

British Guyana continued...
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2300 image1876/76: 6 c. ultramarine, perf. 15, a fine single example used on 1876 entire letter from Georgetown to Perkins, Bacon & Co. in London endorsed 'Per Direct Steamer Para', tied by good strike of the rare "1½ / A03" accountancy duplex handstamp in red (Proud A5), recorded in use for less than one year only. Reverse with double ring 'George-Town / B. Guiana' cds (Aug 16), fine 'Plymouth / Ship Letter' in black (Sept 5) and London arrival in red. The letter concerns the printing of banknotes - "some of the $100 notes were far too thin..". File fold but very scarce. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF1,700.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2301 image1875/76: Ship Issue, 24 c. yellow-green on medium paper, perf. 15, of lovely colour, well centred, natural gum bend and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 850.rnProvenance: Collection 'Great', RL, London, 26 March 1970, lot 153. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF460.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2302 imageTypeset and printed at the Office of the Royal Gazette, Georgetown 1862 (Sept ): 1 c. black on rose paper, imperforate, a vertical unused and unsigned strip of tree from positions 11/17/23 (Row 2/5, Row 3/5, Row 4/5), large margins all round, fresh and very fine with superb large part og. Signed A. Diena, Pemberton, Wilson & Co. Gi = £ 2'800. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,600.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2303 imageTypeset and printed at the Office of the Royal Gazette, Georgetown 1862 (Sept): 1 c. black on rose paper, rouletted 6, a fine used example, signed R. Mather, position 19 (Row 4/1), tied to small piece by "A03" obliterator in black. Rare and very fine Gi = £ 1'000. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF750.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2304 imageTypeset and printed at the Office of the Royal Gazette, Georgetown 1862 (Sept): 2 c. black on yellow, rouletted 6, an unused horizontal pair, unsigned, positions 11-12 (Row 2/5-6) showing the "1" for "I" variety in BRITISH at left and second stamp wrong ornament (Type 13) in scrolling at right and missing second 'I' in BRITISH, of fresh colour and large part og. An unusually fresh pair with further interesting flaw outside the lower right frameline on position 11. Very rare. Signed Fulpius. Cert. BPA (1969) Gi = £ 5'000+.rnProvenance: Collection W. Frazer, Spink, London, 30 Oct 2003, lot 1276. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF3,200.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2305 imageTypeset and printed at the Office of the Royal Gazette, Georgetown 1862 (Sept): 2 c. black on yellow, rouletted 6, a used example, signed R. Mather in red, position 15 (Row 3/3) showing the wrong ornament (Type 15) at top above first 'A', cancelled by very fine Queenstown village datestamp "BG / A3C" (Oct 24, 1862) in black. A scarce stamp and superb for this Gi = £ 900. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF480.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2306 imageTypeset and printed at the Office of the Royal Gazette, Georgetown 1862 (Sept): 2 c. black on yellow, rouletted 6, a used example, signed R. Mather in red, position 18 (Row 3/6) showing italic "T" in TWO, used on small piece with 1863/76 8 c. rose, lightly cancelled "A03" obliterators in black. Lifted for checking and hinged back to original piece, a scarce stamp and an unusual combination usage Gi = £ 900+.rnProvenance: Collection W. Frazer, Spink, London, 30 Oct 2003, lot 1282. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF400.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2307 imageTypeset and printed at the Office of the Royal Gazette, Georgetown 1862 (Sept): 2 c. black on yellow, rouletted 6, a large used example with some trimmed roulettes, signed R. Mather in red, position 23 (Row 4/5) showing wrong ornament at base (Type 15), cancelled by "A01" Berbice obliterator in black. Scarce and fine stamp Gi = £ 950.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 1-2 Nov 2006, lot 739. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF300.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2308 imageTypeset and printed at the Office of the Royal Gazette, Georgetown 1862 (Sept): 4 c. black on blue, rouletted 6, an unused example with good roulettes, unsigned, position 1 on the sheet of 24 subjects, small thin spots, unused without gum. A very scarce stamp. Cert. RPSL (2002) Gi = £ 1'200.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF800.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2309 imageTypeset and printed at the Office of the Royal Gazette, Georgetown 1862 (Sept): 4 c. black on blue, rouletted 6, an unused example with good roulettes, unsigned, position 13 (Row 3/1) on the sheet of 24 subjects, with wrong ornament (Type 12) at base, large part og. A very scarce stamp so fine Gi 124a = £ 1'400+.rnProvenance: Collection W. Frazer, Spink, London, 30 Oct 2003, lot 1290.rn (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,000.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2310 image1876/79: Covers (2) both ex the Bernardy correspondence to London, with 1882 cover franked 2 c. orange and 6 c. brown and 1886 cover franked by marginal strip of four 2 c. orange, the first cancelled by double ring 'Georgetown' datestamps, the second cancelled 'New Amsterdam' datestamps in black. An attractive pair.rnProvenance: 'Bernardy Correspondence', RL, Basel, 20 March 1975. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF100.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2311 image1876/79: De La Rue 8 c. rose, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, a used example with variety "Watermark Inverted", lightly cancelled at Georgetown, slight aging on perfs. on reverse but a rare stamp Gi = £ 300. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF100.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2312 image1876/79: 96 olive-bistre, wmk. Crown CC., perf. 14, used horizontal pair with "A03" obliterator cancels but with horizontal crease, 96 olive-bistre used but with tiny corner crease and a delightful 6 c. brown marginal strip of three with Plate 2 in margin lightly cancelled by "A03" Gi = £ 780+. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF300.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2313 image1881 (Dec 28): Provisional handstamp "2" on Official unissued 12 c. pale violet, an unused block of twenty from left side of the pane (2 x 10), with eighteen stamps showing '2' with serifs (Type 23), two stamps with large rounded "2" (Type 24) - thus two se-tenant pairs, of fine fresh colour and superb large part or unmounted og. A magnificent multiple for the connoisseur Gi = £ 4'600+.rnProvenance: Collection W. Frazer, Spink, London, 30 Oct 2003, lot 1318. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,900.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2314 imageTypeset by Baldwin & Co., Georgetown 1882 (Jan 9): 1 c. black on magenta, a horizontal pair perforated SPECIMEN used on 1883 cover to Georgetown tied by "Tuschen-De-Vrienden / B. Guiana" cds (Dec 6) in black (Proud D2) with Georgetown squared circle datestamp of receipt on reverse (same day). Some trivial envelope faults but a rare issue on letter.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 29-30 March 1993, lot 505. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF650.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2315 imageTypeset by Baldwin & Co., Georgetown 1882 (Jan 9): 2 c. black on yellow, 2nd Setting, 1st Printing, a complete sheet, six rows of two, all twelve stamps perforated SPECIMEN diagonally, with Type 26 in positions 3, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 with small "2" in positions 3, 9 and 12; Type 27 in positions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 10 this last position showing small "2" in value. Fresh and fine unused and scarce Gi = £ 1'315. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF650.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2316 image1882 (Jan 27): 2 c. orange, wmk. Crown CA, a used example variety "Watermark Reversed", cancelled at Georgetown (Oct 31, 1885) in black. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 325. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF120.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2317 image1888 (Oct 1): Provisional Inland Revenue issue overprinted, $ 1 green, an unused block of four, corner marginal from lower left of sheet, Plate 2, fresh and very fine but for one age spot in margin, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 2'000+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,500.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2318 image1883/1889: Appendix sheet from the De La Rue records, first proposed in 1883 but sufficient stocks were still at hand, with examples (9) shown as "Existing Colours" of which six: in green, rose, blue, slate, lilac and orange are without Duty Plates, the 6 c. brown, 48 c. red-brown and 96 c. olive-bistre as issued in 1876 but all nine stamps are perforated 12 (instead of 14); notations made for placing British Guiana in line with the UPU proposed colours "established by the International Postal Convention for stamps of the value of ½ d. and 1 d." in manuscript. A truly lovely page, illustrated in the 'De La Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2323. Unique. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF7,000.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2319 image1889: Keyplates, 8 c. dull purple & rose, wmk. Crown CA, perf. 14, a used example with minor colour run, variety "Watermark Inverted". Scarce Gi = £ 300. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM

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