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Auction: 19015 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1312

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

1860-76 Issues, Covers
To The United Kingdom
1862 (21 Nov.) envelope ex the Anstie correspondence from Queenstown to Wiltshire, bearing 1862 thin paper, perf. 12 12c. purple cancelled by a superb strike of the "a 3 c" coded datestamp and with London Paid datestamp 14.12) alongside, the reverse with a further fine strike of the coded datestamp, Demerara (21.12) and Devizes (15.12) datestamps. Fine and very rare. See Townsend & Howe page 267. Photo

Note: Probably carried on the RMSP "Solent" to St. Thomas which left Demerara on 23 November

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