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Auction: 19015 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1271

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

8c. pink lower right corner horizontal strip of five with part imprint, variety imperforate vertically, large part original gum. An extraordinary item, considered one of the great perforated Ship issue multiples. S.G. 95. Photo

Note: It is recorded that the entire bottom row of the sheet was originally in the Hugo Griebert collection an that he sold the left-hand part to Count von Ferrary

Hugo Griebert
W.J. Webster, Harmer Rooke, 1941 and illustrated on page 17 of the brochure that they produced
"Great", March 1970
Harmers, 1988

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