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British Guiana continued...

Later Issues continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
30160   image1868 Wrapper to Paris, France, with 1860-76 Ship issue 8 cents in combination with large-type 24 cents (3rd setting, perf. 12 1/2), paying the 32 cents rate, neatly tied by barred "A04" numerals, with "1/3d" accountancy marking adjacent, London 29 June and Calais transits, reverse with no despatch and Puteaux arrival, a scarce combination usage.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30161   image1868 Envelope from New Amsterdam to Paris, France, with 1860-76 Ship issue 12 cents perf.12 1/2 pair and 8 cents, paying the 32 cents rate by French boat, neatly cancelled by "A04" numerals, endorsed "Per French Steamer" at lower left, reverse with despatch cds on 2 July, Demerara double circle ds, French maritime "DEMERARA / PAQ. FR. G No.1" octagonal 4 July ds, "LIGNE E" cds, Paris cds and Puteaux arrival, minor imperfections, otherwise very fine and scarce mail via French packet.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30162 SG 66, 75, 80 image1868 Mourning envelope to the Portuguese Colony of Madeira, franked by 1860-76 Ship issue 24 cents, 12 cents and 2 cents perf. 12.5, making up the 38c ship letter rate, tied by Georgetown A03 duplex JY 23 1868, red accountancy ms "1(sh)/4(d)" on face, which was the colony's portion of the postage, a scarce tricolour franking to a very rare destination. Provenance: William Augustus Townsend (Lot 140, Harmer's, October 1969) John E. du Pont (Lot 60094, David Feldman SA, June 2014)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 66, 75, 80]

Estimate. GBP 700

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30163 SG 75 image1870 Envelope from Buxton to Berbice, franked by 1860-76 Ship issue 12 cents trisect, paying the 4 cents rate, neatly tied by coded "E 3 C" (4 April 1870) cds, with further strike on reverse and Berbice arrival on the same day, cover faults incl. addressee excised and missing backflap; fewer than five trisect usages recorded. Note: Although this practice of bisecting or trisecting stamps was the subject of an official notice in 1862, it continued and in some cases was still accepted by the Post Office. Lot 219 in the Small collection had an example of both an accepted and a rejected trisected 12c on individual covers.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 75]

Estimate. GBP 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30164   image1871 Printed matter from Georgetown to Philadelphia, USA, with 1860-76 Ship issue 2 cents perf. 10, neatly tied by red "1d A03" accountancy duplex (T&H fig.3), printed contents including "Market Report" for September 6 1871, "Due 2" hs on arrival in USA, some internal splits along folds; an extremely rare usage of this cancellation, possibly unique on cover and of great visual impact.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 2,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30165 SG 61+64 image1872 Cover to Bremen, with 1860-76 Ship issue 4 cents blue (3rd setting, perf. 12 1/2) and 24 cents green (4th setting, type A, perf. 10), tied by 8 October 1872 Georgetown "A03" duplex, "1/1" representing the colony's portion of the postage, red 'PD' and London transit on face, Wieting & Richter of Demerara commercial datestamp on backflap along with arrival cds, scarce. Provenance: John E. du Pont (Lot 60093, David Feldman SA, June 2014)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 61+64]

Estimate. GBP 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30166   image1872 Envelope (opened for display) from Demerara to England, with 1860-76 Ship issue 1 cent perf.10, block of six applied on reverse, tied by "A03" numerals, 14.12.1872 Demerara cds and Weston-Super-Mare arrival on 16 January 1873, front with "1 1/2" pence accountancy marking for the colony's share, and endorsed "By private steamer 'Gamma'", a very attractive and rare multiple franking of the 1 cent paying the private ship mail rate to England.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30167   image1873 Cover to Edinburgh, with 1860-76 Ship issue 24 cents yellow green (perf. faults), tied by two strikes of the scarce "BG/W3C/JU.7.1873" cds that was in use at Vergenoegen, a town situated on the west coast near Georgetown, with Georgetown transit and Edinburgh arrival, a very scarce cancel.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30168 SG 91+102 image1873 Envelope to London, with 1860-76 Ship issue 4 cents pale bright blue and 24 cents bluish green, both perf. 10, neatly tied by two strikes of the Georgetown duplex, a very fine usage of the double rate franking carried by French steamer.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 91+102]

Estimate. GBP 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30169 SG 72 image1875 Cover to the Isle of Wight, with 1860-76 Ship issue 6 cents blue, third setting, perf. 10, type B, paying the private ship letter rate, tied solely by the combined obliterating and accountancy handstamp "1 1/2d A03" in red (similar to T&H fig. 4, page 219) giving credit to the British Guiana P.O., with "Ship Letter/Paid/London" ds of 3 September, Georgetown cds "14 AU 75" on reverse; although the private ship rate was lower than the packet rate, it was used far less often; a very desirable and decorative combination with this very rare and iconic accountancy cancellation. Provenance: John E. du Pont (Lot 60095, David Feldman SA, June 2014)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 72]

Estimate. GBP 500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30170 SG 113 image1875 Cover to Barbados, with 1860-76 Ship issue 12 cents, 3rd setting, perf. 10, type E, tied by the composite Georgetown triplex incorporating "PA4ID" accountancy mark in red dated 5 September, sent to Canada via St. Thomas (BVI, 13 September) and Halifax with Toronto bs (23 September), a very rare and iconic cancellation of great exhibition status. Provenance: John E. du Pont (Lot 60097, David Feldman SA, June 2014)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 113]

Estimate. GBP 500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30171 SG 108+111 image1876 Cover from Georgetown to Nova Scotia, with 1860-76 Ship issue 6 cents ultramarine, 4th setting, perf. 15, type C, and pair of 2 cents perf. 15, cancelled by A03 ovals, 5 August 1876 despatch and St. Thomas 13 August transit on reverse, red Colonial share ms "4" on face and Nova Scotia arrival backstamps, cover a little shortened at left; a scarce destination and the latest known 6 cents usage on cover. Provenance: Ernest Ackerman John F. Seybold Frederick T. Small (Lot 151, Robson Lowe, March 1970), showing his "Comet" hs on reverse John E. du Pont (Lot 60096, David Feldman SA, June 2014)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 108+111]

Estimate. GBP 500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30172 ,   image1860-76 Ship issue collection of 70 covers showing array of different settings, printings, frankings and destinations all neatly mounted and written up on 25 album pages, the rare "PA4ID" duplex on part cover, destinations include Antigua, Barbados, Canada, England, France, Jamaica, Nova Scotia, St. Lucia & Trinidad, plus many local usages, an attractive and valuable assembly (60). Provenance: John E. du Pont(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5) (Image 6) (Image 7) (Image 8) (Image 9) (Image 10) (Image 11) (Image 12) (Image 13) (Image 14) (Image 15) (Image 16)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana Collection]

Estimate. GBP 6,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30173 , SG 116/118 image1862 Type-set Provisional Issue (SG 116-124). 1862 Provisionals 1 cent rose in complete imperforate sheet of 24 showing, unsigned, featuring twelve types A in the two upper horizontal rows, the third row made up of type B only, the fourth row with the two first positions type B, the rest our positions being type C, mint o.g., with varieties "1" for "I", wrong ornament, "C" for "O", narrow "T", etc. (each position can be further plated by errors of border elements or the letter typography), two minor mount thins and minor creasing, otherwise a fresh and rare exhibition item showing the three setting types; (SG £20'000+). Provenance: John E. du Pont (Lot 60100, David Feldman SA, June 2014)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 116/118]

Estimate. GBP 3,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30174 SG 121, 120, 11 imageTHE "FERRARY" & "BURRUS" COVER THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEM OF THE ISSUE 1862 Provisionals 2 cent yellow, vertical strip of four from the right edge of the sheet, types A+A+B+C, positions 6/12/18/24, signed, including the prominent varieties "vertical bar before POSTAGE" (pos. 12) and "PCSTAGE" (pos. 24), tied to entire from Plantation Reliance to Georgetown by coded "A-4-C" cancels dated 2 October 1862, same day Demerara bs, stains from affixing paste of no significance in this showpiece. This issue is of extreme rarity on cover, this representing not only the most significant cover, but also the most important item of this issue; it shows all three setting types and two key varieties. Provenance: Philipp von Ferrary (Lot 266, Sale II, October 1921), Maurice Burrus (Lot 142, Robson Lowe, November 1963), Lars Amundsen (Lot 97, Stanley Gibbons, December 1967), John E. du Pont (Lot 60089, David Feldman SA, June 2014)(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 121, 120, 119]

Estimate. GBP 8,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30175 DE SG 116 image1862 Type-set Provisional Issue (SG 116-124) » One Cent "Beetle" Type Frame. 1862 Provisionals 1 cent black on rose, roulette 6, type A, position 12, unused, showing vertical bar before "P" of "POSTAGE", very rare; (SG £5'500). Provenance: Philipp von Ferrary Arthur Hind (Lot 408, H. R. Harmer, Second Sale, May 1934) Dale-Lichtenstein (Lot 481, H. R. Harmer, February 1969) John E. du Pont Expertise: Signed Bloch(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 116]

Estimate. GBP 500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30176 O SG 116 image1862 Provisionals 1 cent black on rose, roulette 6, type A, position 7, used with "A03" cancel, showing top ornaments shifted to right, large balanced margins, very rare; (SG £850). Provenance: John E. du Pont(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 116]

Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30177 O SG 116 image1862 Provisionals 1 cent black on rose, roulette 6, type A, position 8, used showing ":" before "P" in "POSTAGE", large remarkably even margins, very rare; (SG £850). Provenance: John E. du Pont(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 116]

Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30178 DE SG 116c image1862 Provisionals 1 cent black on rose, roulette 6, type A, position 9, unused, showing "1" for "I" in "BRITISH", very rare; (SG £5'500+ for normal without the variety). Provenance: John E. du Pont(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 116c]

Estimate. GBP 500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM
30179 DE SG 117 image1862 Type-set Provisional Issue (SG 116-124) » One Cent "Pearls" Type Frame. 1862 Provisionals 1 cent black on rose, roulette 6, type B, position 14, unused showing vertical bar after "BRITISH", very rare; (SG £7'000). Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein (Lot 486, H.R.Harmer, February 1969) John E. du Pont(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [British Guiana 117]

Estimate. GBP 800

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

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