Lot 30049 -
THE UNIQUE AND MOST VALUABLE "BURRUS - TWO CENTS" ERROR ON COVER
1850, 12 cents black on pale blue, Townsend Type A, showing the famous setting error “1” of “12” omitted, with initials of the postal clerk Wight “EDW”, with margins varying from a bit into, to ample, used on entire letter from the Vicar at Leguan to “The Right Reverend, The Lord Bishop of Guiana”, tied by “DEMERARA/7.MR.1851” datestamp; (SG £1,000,000; Scott US$950,000).
The only example recorded of this famous variety, which t....
Currently GBP 400,000
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