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Auction: 19015 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1308

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

1860-76 Issues, Covers
To Nova Scotia
1876 (5 Aug.) envelope from Georgetown "p Steamer via St. Thomas & Bermuda" to Cornwallis, bearing 1875-76 perf. 15 8c. deep rose in combination with 1876 De La Rue 2c. orange both neatly cancelled "A03", manuscript "4" in red crayon below and with despatch, St. Thomas (13.8) and three Nova Scotia datestamps on reverse. An attractive mixed issue franking and early use of the De La Rue stamp. Photo

Note: Probably carried on the RMSP "Eider" to St. Thomas which left Demerara on 5 August
William Frazer, October 2003

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