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Auction: 19015 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1307

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

1860-76 Issues, Covers
To Nova Scotia
1872 (8 Oct.) envelope from Georgetown "via St. Thomas" to New Glasgow, bearing 1866-71 2c. orange and 8c. pink both cancelled "A03" and with the 8c. additionally tied by light "A03" duplex with "pa4id" accountancy handstamp (Type A7) in red, the reverse with Wieting & Richter senders datestamp in blue, St. Thomas (14,10), two other indistinct datestamps and arrival datestamp (18.11); traces of soiling though very rare with exceptionally few examples of the accountancy datestamp recorded. Photo

Note: Probably carried on the RMSP "Mersey" to St. Thomas which left Demerara on 8 October

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