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Auction: 19015 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1167

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

1852 (1 Jan.) Lithographed by Waterlow & Sons on Surfaced-Coloured paper
1853 (2 June) entire letter headed "Land of Plenty" Demerara and addressed locally to "The Honble. A Fowler, Actg. Administrator General", bearing 4c. black on deep blue Type I, clear to good margins, placed sideways at top and lightly cancelled and tied by double-arc datestamp, despatch datestamp on reverse; the entire letter with filing crease worn through in places and the adhesive with some painting to repairs at left side and traces of the usual surface abrasions though of good appearance. A rare stamp on cover. S.G. 10. Photo

Christie's Robson Lowe, March 1994

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