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Auction: 19015 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1162

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

1850-51 "Cottonreels"
12c. blue with thick frame, Townsend Type B with break in frame over first "i" in "british" and initialled "EDW" (E.D. Wright, Clerk of the Colonial Post Office), cut-square and with good to large margins clear of the framelines on all sides, unusually lightly cancelled; small shallow thin towards left side, otherwise a fine example of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1962). S.G. 5I, £35,000. Photo

"Isleham", March 1987

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