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Auction: 19015 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1261

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

1860-76 Issues
Stamps from the various printings offered in this section are often found poorly centred. The owner has searched for many years to find examples that are well to superbly well-centred The stamps offered below are, in the main, some of the best that one can find, and exceptional for this reason
1863-76 New Transfers and Designs
1866-71 Perf. 10

1c. black marginal block of fifteen (5x3) from the right of the sheet, 4th. Setting with twelve of the fifteen stamps showing large part of "original/turkey mill/kent" papermaker's watermark, mint with many stamps remaining unmounted; crease at base of second horizontal row barely affecting the fine appearance of this scarce and very unusual multiple. S.G. 85, £420+

Christie's Robson Lowe, September 1988

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£250 to £300