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British Guiana continued...

Later Issues continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
30140 ,, SG 105 image1860-76 Ship issue 48 cents red, perf. 10, mint block of four from the 4th setting, types A-B/A-B, well centred and fresh, very fine and most desirable, with the only blocks known of this value originating from the fourth setting; (SG £1'800+ as singles). Provenance: John E. du Pont(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 105]

Estimate. GBP 400

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30141 ,, SG 109 image1860-76 Ship issue 4 cents blue, perf. 15, left sheet marginal mint block of four from the 4th setting, types A-B/A-B, usual centring, deep shade, fine and scarce; (SG £1'400+ as singles). Provenance: John E. du Pont(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 109]

Estimate. GBP 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30142 ,, SG 111 image1860-76 Ship issue 6 cents ultramarine, perf. 15, mint block of four from the 4th setting, types C-D/C-D, slight corner crease at lower right, barely detracting from this, one of very few multiples recorded in this remarkable shade; (SG £5'600+). Provenance: Alfred H. Caspary (Lot 330, Harmers, May 1957) John E. du Pont(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 111]

Estimate. GBP 750

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30143 ,,O,,,DE,Proof,   image1860-76 Ship issue collection of the different settings and printings on 9 album pages, with proofs, unused incl. many mint singles & multiples, some useful used, an attractive and valuable assembly, viewing highly recommended; (SG £30'000+). Provenance: John E. du Pont(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana Collection]

Estimate. GBP 7,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30144   image1860 Envelope from Demerara to Mahaicony with 1860-76 Ship issue 4 cents paying internal rate, neatly tied by light "A03" numerals, reverse with despatch cds for 25 July 1860 and Mahaicony "E 7 C" arrival cds on the 27th; the earliest known usage of the 4 cents.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30145   image1861 Pair of entires from the same correspondence from Demerara to England, the first with 1860-76 Ship issue 12 cents tied by the scarce "5d" accountancy hs (light filing fold affecting stamp) and the other with 12 cents cancelled by "A03" numeral with "5" accountancy marking adjacent, both with Demerara despatch cds and London transit, an attractive pair.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 400

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30146 SG 34 image1861 Cover from Arabian Coast village to Georgetown, with 1860-76 Ship issue 8 cents brownish red diagonal bisect, used as a four cents, tied by neat 12 November 1861 "A 1 C " cds, cover fold just touches one corner, such bisects banned by Dalton's P. O. notice of April 1862, described in the Burrus catalogue as "a great rarity", which we confirm. Note: Illustrated on Plate 12 of Townsend & Howe. These so-called "Split" provisionals were in use for over a decade, with various stamps bisected or trisected when there was a shortage of two and four cent stamps. Those recorded are four and eight bisects and the twelve cent trisect. Provenance: Maurice Burrus (Lot 140, Robson Lowe, November 1963) William Augustus Townsend (Lot 70, Harmer's, October 1969) John E. du Pont (Lot 60090, David Feldman SA, June 2014)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 34]

Estimate. GBP 2,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30147 SG 36 image1861 Cover to London, with 1860-76 Ship issue 12 cents lilac perf. 12 tied solely by the large accountancy handstamp "5d" in red, 23 November Demerara cds on reverse, rare and displaying an appealing combination of colours. Provenance: John E. du Pont (Lot 60091, David Feldman SA, June 2014)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 36]

Estimate. GBP 400

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30148   image1862 Envelope from French Guiana to Basse Terre, Guadeloupe, with 1860-76 Ship issue 2 cents and 8 cents applied at Georgetown, neatly tied by "A03" numerals paying 10c, with "Guyane Française" despatch cds underneath the 2c, endorsed "Packet" at top left with various rates and accountancy markings, reverse with 23 March 1862 Georgetown cds, cover faults also including part of backflap missing, an extremely rare usage via British Guiana.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30149   image1862 Wrapper from Georgetown to St. Lucia, with 1860-76 Ship issue first setting second printing 2 cents perf. 12 pair, cancelled by "A03" numerals, paying double rate internal postage and charged "8" due on arrival, reverse with despatch cds for 8 July 1862 and St. Lucia 11 July arrival, very fine; the earliest recorded usage of this printing of the 2 cents.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30150   image1863 Envelope from Georgetown to England, with 1860-76 Ship issue 4 cents, 8 cents and 12 cents paying the 24 cents rate, neatly tied by Georgetown "A03" duplexes for 21 November 1863, Blackburn arrival cds, couple of pulled corner perforations; a very fine and attractive three-colour franking.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30151   image1864 Cover to London endorsed "Per West Indian Steamer", with 1860-76 Ship issue 12 cents lilac pair, from the 2nd printing, paying double weight postage to England, tied by two strikes of the Georgetown "A03" duplex, paying the 24 cents rate to England, red London cds alongside, scarce.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30152 SG 54 image1864 Cover to Exeter, bearing 1860-76 Ship issue 8 cents pink, perf. 12 1/2 x 13, strip of three on thin paper, cancelled and just tied by three strikes of the "A03", with red London Paid cds alongside plus Demerara and Exeter backstamp, probably carried on the RMSP "Thames" to St. Thomas (which left Demerara on the 24 of September), a very scarce and delightful usage. Expertise: Cert. RPS (1994)(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 54]

Estimate. GBP 500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30153   image1864 Envelope from Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana, with 1860-76 Ship issue 24 cents applied (slightly over the edge) at Georgetown, neatly tied by "A04" numeral, despatch "FRANCO" 9/20 ds adjacent, London transit and reverse with Demerara (Sept. 22) and London (Oct. 14) cds, minor cover tears, a very scarce and desirable usage from Dutch Guiana.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 600

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30154   image1865 Mourning envelope from New Amsterdam to Lexington, Kentucky, redirected to Chicago, with 1860-76 Ship issue 4 cents pale blue and 6 cents blue, lightly cancelled, plus tied by part of the new address, manuscript "4", shield-framed "ADVERTISED" ds in blue, boxed "NOT/CALLED/FOR", "STEAM" ds and Boston transit, all alongside, with New Amsterdam, Georgetown, St. Thomas and Chicago bs, attractive, unusual and full of character. Provenance: "Bartica" collection (Lot 66, Spink, September 2019)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana Collection]

Estimate. GBP 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30155   image1866 Envelope from Georgetown to England, with 1860-76 Ship issue 6 cents, neatly tied by "A03" barred numeral, endorsed "per the Achilles" at top, with "1/2" accountant marking and "FALMOUTH-SHIP-LETTER" cds adjacent, reverse with despatch cds (4 April 1866) and London transit, missing small portion of backflap, very fine; the earliest known usage of the 6c second setting (predating by almost one year the earliest date known to Townsend and Howe, March 1867). Expertise: Signed Kurt Maier(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30156   image1866 Cover to Paris, bearing 1860-76 Ship issue 2 cents orange, 6 cents deep blue and 24 cents bluish green, tied by two strikes of the "GEORGE TOWN/JUL.23.1866" duplex, paying the 32 cents double rate to France, with Calais & London transit ds alongside, a colourful and rare franking. Expertise: Cert. Holcombe (1983)(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 700

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30157   image1866 Wrapper from New Amsterdam to Paris, France, with 1860-76 Ship issue 4 cents pair in combination with large-type 24 cents, paying the 32 cents rate, tied by barred "A04" numerals, with "1/3d" and "1 1/2" accountancy markings adjacent, Calais 29 Aug. transit, reverse with despatch cds for Aug. 7 on flap and Puteaux Aug. 29 arrival, a scarce combination usage.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30158   image1867 Wrapper from New Amsterdam to Paris, France, with 1860-76 Ship issue 4 cents and 12 cents, paying the 16 cents rate, tied by barred "A04" numerals, London 6 FE and Calais 7 FE transits, with "-/7" British accountancy marking adjacent, reverse with 7 January 1867 Georgetown cds on flap (New Amsterdam cds partially trimmed off) and Puteaux 2 FE arrival, light filing fold affecting stamps, its scarcity being further enhanced by the earliest known usage of the 12 cents (T&H records the earliest as 8 July 1867).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30159   image1867 Printed matter to England, with 1860-76 Ship issue 6 cents neatly tied by "A03" barred numeral, endorsed "Book Post" at top with printed contents containing meteorological observations from the Georgetown Observatory for March 1867, some minor foxing, a very scarce usage.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM

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