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Corinphila Auctions AG Sale: 265

Brit. Colonies
British Guyana
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2270
Symbol:
image 1858: Great Britain 1856 6 d. lilac, a used example on pink 1859 envelope from Georgetown to Bedfordshire endorsed 'By R.M.Steamer', tied by "A03" obliterator of Georgetown in black with 'Paid / London' cds below (Aug 16) in red. Reverse with DEMERARA cds in black (July 25) and Ampthill arrival cds (Aug 7) in blue. Rounded corner perf. but an attractive and scarce cover. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 350.00
Sold...CHF 550.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2271
Symbol:

image Lithographed by Waterlow, Original Printing 1852 (Jan 1): 1 c. black on magenta surface coloured paper, a used example of rich colour and large even margins all round, cancelled bold strike of "Demerara" double arc datestamp (Sept 2, 1853) in black. Superb. Signed Gilbert Scott 6 = $ 6'750/Gi = £ 5'500. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 2,000.00
Sold...CHF 4,400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 4400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2272
Symbol:
image 1865: Reprint sheets of the 1852 1 c. black on magenta and 4 c. black on deep blue, each in a complete sheet of 100 stamps on thicker paper, perforated 12½, fresh appearance and typically tropicalised og. See footnote under Gi 9/10. Scarce Gi = £ 4'800. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 1,600.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2273
Symbol:

image Lithographed by Waterlow, Original Printing 1853/59: First Stone 1 c. vermilion, imperforate, a used example of rich colour with good to large margins all round, lightly cancelled in black. A fine example of a scarce stamp. Signed Holcombe Gi = £ 1'700. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 460.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 460

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2274
Symbol:

image Lithographed by Waterlow, Original Printing 1853/59: First Stone 1 c. vermilion, imperforate, Type VIII with dot over 'O' of POSTAGE, a used example with good even margins all round, ironed diagonal corner crease, lightly cancelled by "Berbice" datesstamp (Nov 10, 1855) in black. Signed A. Diena Gi = £ 1'700. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 480.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 480

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2275
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Fresh Lithographic Transfers by Waterlow 1857/59: Second Stone 1 c. dull red, Type B with 'O' of ONE small, a used example with large even margins all round, tied to 1859 cover to London by "Demerara" single ring datestamp (Dec 1) in black. Manuscript '6' (pence) prepaid at right and reverse with part double arc Demerara cds and London arrival in red. The letter-sheet cleaned to reduce minor staining, file fold well away from the superb adhesive. A lovely cover. Opinion Robson Lowe (1973).rnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 26 Nov 1963, lot 79; Collection W.A. Townsend, Harmers, London, 20 Oct 1969, lot 28. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image)

Opening CHF 3,500.00
Sold...CHF 3,500.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 3500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2276
Symbol:

image Fresh Lithographic Transfers by Waterlow 1857/59: Second Stone 1 c. dull red, Type C with small 'O' and 'NT' spaced, a used horizontal pair with large margins all round and showing portion of adjoining stamp at top, of lovely colour, cancelled by "Berbice" double arc datestamp (Oct 11, 1859) with single ring "Demerara" cds at left. Slight stain on reverse in no way affecting the lovely appearance of an extremely scarce pair Gi = £ 5'250+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,750.00
Sold...CHF 2,600.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 2600

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2277
Symbol:

image Lithographic Transfer by Waterlow 1853/55: 4 c. deep blue, a used vertical pair with ample to large margins all round, lower stamp showing the Retouch with line of colour above FOUR CENTS, each stamp neatly cancelled by upright "Demerara" double arc datestamp (June 30, 1854) in black. A very rare pair Gi = £ 1'800+.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 17-18 Feb 1981, lot 258. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 1,900.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1900

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2278
Symbol:
image Lithographic Transfer by Waterlow 1853/55: 4 c. blue, a fine unused example of lovely vibrant colour, huge margins all round, unused without gum. An extremely rare stamp unused. Cert. BPA (1980) Gi = £ 3'250. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,000.00
Sold...CHF 3,600.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 3600

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2279
Symbol:

image Lithographic Transfer by Waterlow 1853/55: 4 c. blue, a used example in a delicate sky-blue shade with good to large margins all round, cancelled by complete single "Demerara" datestamp (Dec 13, 1858) in black. A most attractive stamp Gi = £ 800. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 250.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2280
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Lithographic Transfer by Waterlow 1854: First Stone 4 c. blue, a used example with huge margins all round and showing portion of adjoining stamp at left, tied to 1855 local entire letter from Enterprise to 'City' (Georgetown) endorsed 'per Inland Mail' by circular "BG / L" datestamp in black of Leguan Island Receiving House (Proud D1). Dated internally 'H.C. McNicol, Enterprise 10th May 1855' with double arc "Demerara" datestamp (May 11) on reverse in black. Ironed creases away from the fine adhesive, a rare entire.rnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 26 Nov 1963, lot 68. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 2,000.00
Sold...CHF 2,400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 2400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2281
Symbol:

image Lithographic Transfer by Waterlow 1855: 4 c. pale blue, a used example with good to large margins all round, cancelled by single circle "BG / WCB / 3" datestamp (July 17, 1860) in black applied at Blairmont Ferry (Proud D2). A rare usage of a scarce stamp and most attractive Gi = £ 700. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 800.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2282
Symbol:

image Lithographic Transfer by Waterlow 1855: 4 c. pale blue, a used example with large margins all round, cancelled by complete single ring "Demerara" datestamp (Jan 24, 1859) in black. Minute thin spot but a scarce and attractive stamp Gi = £ 700. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 320.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 320

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2283
Symbol:

image Lithographic Transfer by Waterlow 1855: 4 c. pale blue, a used example with ample to large margins all round, cancelled by double arc "Berbice" datestamp in black; the stamp showing a Retouch to the line above FOUR CENTS, the cancel leaving the retouch clear. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 1'000.rnProvenance: Spink, London, 13 March 2008, lot 205. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 420.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 420

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2284
Symbol:

image Lithographic Transfer by Waterlow 1855: 4 c. pale blue, a used horizontal pair with ample to large margins all round, cancelled by double arc "Demerara" datestamps (Nov 27, 1857) in black. A very scarce multiple Gi = £ 1'400+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 450.00
Sold...CHF 550.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2285
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1860/63: Ship Issue 2 c. deep orange, thick paper, perf. 12, an unused example, marginal from left of sheet, brilliant fresh colour and well centred for the issue, superb large part og. Rare so fine Gi = £ 375.rnProvenance: Collection W. Frazer, Spink, London, 30 Oct 2003, lot 1233. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 140.00
Sold...CHF 360.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 360

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2286
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1860: 2 c. deep orange, perf. 12 in a vertical pair and 1862 4 c. pale blue in a horizontal pair, used on 1862 cover from Venenoegen, West Coast, to the Parish of St. Philip, Barbados, tied by "BG / W3C" datestamps (April 24) in black (Proud D2) with repeated superb strike on the reverse alongside "Georgetown / B. Guiana" cds (April 24). Barbados double arc cds of transit (May 10) on obverse and St. Philip arrival (May 12) alongside and '4' (pence) British credit for maritime carriage. Sensible small 6mm. envelope repair at base away from the adhesives, a stunning and most attractive franking.rnProvenance: Collection Derek Nathan, Spink, London, 12 April 2007, lot 650 (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,200.00
Sold...CHF 1,700.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1700

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2287
Symbol:
image 1862/66: Ship Issue, 4 c. blue on medium paper, an imperforate Waterlow Plate Proof horizontal pair, toning on large part og. not affecting the fine appearance. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 150.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2288
Symbol:
image 1862/65: 12 c. dull purple on thin paper, perf. 12, an unused example, marginal from left of sheet, of fresh delicate colour and part og. Gi = £ 425. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 240.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 240

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2289
Symbol:
image 1863: 4 c. blue on thin paper, perf. 12½-13, two examples used with single 1863/76 2 c. orange on medium paper on 1868 cover from Georgetown to New York endorsed 'per RMS, 8/10/68' tied by "A03" obliterators in black. Reverse with 'Demerara' double ring datestamp and British P.O. in St. Thomas transit cds (Oct 13). Manuscript '4' for British credit and partial 'N.Y.Steamship / 10' charge mark alongside. A few wrinkles but an attractive cover. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2290
Symbol:
image 1862/65: Ship Issue 1 c. black on medium paper, perf. 12½-13, a fine unused corner marginal block of twenty-five (5 x 5), small part of Waterlow imprint in margin at base, fresh and very fine, large part og. with most unmounted og. An exceptional and rare multiple Gi = £ 1'875+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 1,100.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2291
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1864: 2 c. deep orange and 4 c. blue in a horizontal pair, used on 1868 cover from Georgetown to New York endorsed 'per RMS 23.4.67 (sic)', each tied by "A03" obliterators in black with reverse showing "Demerara" double ring despatch (April 23) in black (Proud D8) and British P.O. 'St. Thomas' transit (April 29). Obverse with manuscript '4' credit to Britain and circular '10' (cents) charge marking for incoming Ship Letter fee. A quite beautiful cover in superb quality.rnProvenance: Collection Derek Nathan, Spink, London, 12 April 2007, lot 725. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 1,500.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2292
Symbol:
image 1862/65: Ship Issue 24 c. green on medium paper, perf. 12½-13, a fine unused example of excellent colour and centering, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 475. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 140.00
Sold...CHF 440.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 440

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2293
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1863/76: Waterlow imperforate Plate Proofs (5) for 1 c. black, 2 c. orange, 6 c. blue marginal from base of sheet, 24 c. green marginal from top of sheet and 48 c. pale red on thin brittle paper, this last with gum. A very scarce and attractive group. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 220.00
Sold...CHF 950.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 950

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2294
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1863/76: Ship Issue on medium paper, perf. 12½-13, the unused set including shades but excluding the 12 c. values, with 1 c. black, 2 c. orange (2), 6 c. with all four shades, 8 c. pink and 8 c. carmine, 24 c. green and yellow-green perf. 12 values; 24 c. green and yellow-green perf. 12½ values, 48 c. pale red and 48 c. carmine-rose; generally fresh and very fine choice examples, part or large part og. A rare group Gi = £ 4'500+ (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 850.00
Sold...CHF 2,800.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 2800

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2295
Symbol:
image 1863/76: 8 c. pink and 1866/71 6 c. ultramarine, perf. 10 in a horizontal pair, used on 1869 cover from Georgetown to New York cancelled by "A03" obliterators in black and by 'N.Y. Steamship / 10' charge mark of receipt (June 4). Reverse with 'Demerara' double arc despatch cds (May 8) and British P.O. 'St. Thomas' transit cds (May 13) with '4' in manuscript for British credit. One side flap missing but an attractive and scarce franking. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 700.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2296
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1866/71: 8 c. carmine, perf. 10, an unused vertical strip of three with all three stamps showing watermark letters, marginal from top of sheet, well centred and of fresh colour, mounted in margin only, unmounted og. Superb Gi = £ 1'650+.rnProvenance: Collection W.A. Townsend, Harmers, London, 20 Oct 1969, lot 118; Collection W. Frazer, Spink, London, 30 Oct 2003, lot 1248. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 1,800.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1800

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2297
Symbol:

image 1866/71: 8 c. brownish pink, a used horizontal strip of three, well centred and of fine colour, cancelled by "Georgetown / A03" duplex (Oct 26, 1873) in black (Proud KD5). A scarce and charming multiple. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 100.00
Sold...CHF 220.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2298
Symbol:
image 1866/71: 12 c. grey-lilac, perf. 10, a vertical pair, marginal from base of sheet, used on 1870 cover to Scotland, each tied by "A04" obliterator in black. Reverse with "Berbice" double arc datestamp (Dec 8) and 'Ballinluig' arrival cds (Jan 15, 1871). Some typical aging to the adhesives but a scarce and attractive usage. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 250.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2299
Symbol:
image 1866/71: 12 c. lilac, perf. 10, a single example used on 1875 cover from Georgetown to Halifax, Nova Scotia tied by superb strike of the "Georgetown / A03 " PAID 4" triplex (Oct 6) with thick '4' in red (Proud A7). Reverse with 'St. Thomas' British P.O. transit cds (Oct 14) and 'Halifax / NS' arrival (Oct 24) both in black. Some staining removed but a delightful cover.rnProvenance: Ritchie Bodily, 1962; Derek Nathan, Spink, London, 12 April 2007, lot 720. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,200.00
Sold...CHF 1,800.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1800

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2300
Symbol:
image 1876/76: 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 1,700.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1700

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2301
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1875/76: 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 460.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 460

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2302
Symbol:
image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 600.00
Sold...CHF 1,600.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2303
Symbol:
image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 750.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2304
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,200.00
Sold...CHF 3,200.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 3200

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2305
Symbol:

image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 320.00
Sold...CHF 480.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 480

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2306
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2307
Symbol:

image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 300.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2308
Symbol:
image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 350.00
Sold...CHF 800.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2309
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 1,000.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2310
Symbol:
image 1876/79: 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 100.00
Sold...CHF 100.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 100

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2311
Symbol:

image 1876/79: 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 100.00
Sold...CHF 100.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 100

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2312
Symbol:

image 1876/79: 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 300.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2313
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1881 (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) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,200.00
Sold...CHF 1,900.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1900

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2314
Symbol:
image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 650.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2315
Symbol:
image Typeset 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 650.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2316
Symbol:

image 1882 (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) (Image)

Opening CHF 120.00
Sold...CHF 120.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2317
Symbol:
image 1888 (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) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 1,500.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2318
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1883/1889: 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) (Image)

Opening CHF 4,000.00
Sold...CHF 7,000.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 7000
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2320
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1889: Keyplates, 12 c. composite Essay in the design of the 1876 issue, with 12 c. lilac imperforate showing POSTAGE & REVENUE handpainted in green at top and value 12 CENTS handpainted in green at base, affixed to card (92 x 61 mm.) with crease well away from the design, marked "C" and dated "Nov 2nd 88" at top and signed off in manuscript "R.S./ 2.11.88" alongside the Essay. Illustrated in the 'De La Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2321. Superb and most attractive, unique.rnProvenance: Collection Derek Nathan, Spink, London, 12 April 2007, lot 572. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,200.00
Sold...CHF 1,800.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1800


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