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Auction: 19015 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1161

British Guiana
The "Coventry" Collection Featuring 1852-76 Ship Stamps

Great Britain Used in British Guiana
1859 (10 July) envelope to Dieppe and redirected to Paris, bearing 4d. rose (imperforate at left) and 6d. lilac pair each cancelled "A03" and showing London Paid datestamp (5.8), oval-framed "pd" and Calais (6.8) datestamp below, the reverse with despatch and four other French transit datestamps eventual arrival on 8 August; the envelope with a couple of trivial imperfections though a very rare franking to France. Photo

Yardley, October 1944 and accompanied by the original sale lotting slip
Andre Bollen, February 1983

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