Number of results: 175


415

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: Maps: ''PAYS DES CARIBES/ET/GUIANE'' (134 x 200mm.) taken from Alain Manesson Mallet's ''Description de l'univers: contenant les differents systmes du monde, les cartes generales & particulires de la gographie ancienne & moderne...'' (1683), showing the mythical "Lac de Parime" north of the Amazon and indicating the lands of the "Arwaques" and "Caribes" tribes who colonized the Caribbean islands, etc., topped by a decorative swag cartouche.

Price Realised £60


416

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: The ''McCalmont'' correspondence, an extensive accumulation of transcripts and photocopies of the letters between 1791 and 1840 , and incl. March 1806, Aug. 1806 and Apr. 1815 monthly plantation reports from the ''Hope & Experiment'', and 1826 entire letter Berbice to Belfast without postal markings, a marvellous research tool.

Price Realised £85


417

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1791 entire letter dated Sept. 1st, from Mrs. Margaret McCalmont of Larne to her son, Hugh, at Demerary, without postal markings, having been carried by favour or by private ship. The earliest inward letter so far recorded. Photo.

Price Realised £260


418

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1793 entire letter from M. Higgins to Hugh McCalmont, dated ''Grenada 31st July 1793'' and carried by private ship with endorsement ''favd. by/Dr. Bertram'' possibly to avoid collection charge, and ms. note recording receipt on Aug. 15th. Contents includes negotiation for the purchase of an estates and mentions an enclosed bill of sale for a small boy. A scarce item from the period of Dutch control during which mail was handled by the postal agent at Stabroek. Photo.

Price Realised £200


419

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1793 (Sept. 20) entire letter to Hugh McCalmont from M. Higgins in Grenada, without postal markings (carried by private ship), received Sept. 30th. and with contents relating to shipment of slaves by the ''Rambler'' and noting a shortage of ships due to their being laid up in England as a result of the War.

Price Realised £200


420

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1794 (Mar. 4, erroneously dated Sept. 4 within) entire letter from Essequibo to London, rated 1s.8d. (1s. maritime charge plus 8d. internal) and with ''AP/9'' arrival Bishopmark on reverse, wax seal removed, otherwise fine and a scarce outward item from the period of Dutch control. Photo.

Price Realised £170


421

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1795 (July 2) ''McCalmont'' entire letter from M. Higgins in Barbados, endorsed ''favd by/Capt. Blackburn'', and received July 11th, the contents predicting an iminent declaration of war by Holland against England. Photo.

Price Realised £130


422

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1796 (Jan. 23) ''McCalmont'' entire letter incoming from Barbados, received Jan. 30th, ''there is now not the smallest doubt that the Troops coming out are in part intended for the Southward and you may act accordingly,'' (The colony was captured from the Dutch later in 1796). Photo.

Price Realised £140


423

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1799 (July 10) entire letter from John Smith at Affiance Plantation, Arabian Coast to Hugh McCalmont in London, rated 1s.4d. (6d. maritime, 8d. inland), with circular ''GREENOCK/SHIP/LRE'' (in use 1796-99) transit and red London receiving backstamp of Nov. 9. Photo.

Price Realised £130


424

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1801 (Aug. 5) entire letter from London to George Pauwels at Berbice, with despatch datestamp on reverse, endorsed ''packet'' and triple rated 5s.6d. (two enclosures mentioned in contents), the amount to be collected expressed as 4 florins (6s.8d.). Scarce early Berbice inward item from this early period. Photo.

Price Realised £100


425

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1803 (June 24) entire letter from R.Gordon at Demerary to Hugh McCalmont in London, with oval crown ''Ship Letter/DOVER'' handstamp and rated 1s. (6d. maritime plus 6d. Dover to London), with red Oct. 4 arrival backstamp. ''Still in the same state of suspense and at this moment no certainty of either War or Peace, such news in circulation of fleets and privateers as would astonish anyone.'' Photo.

Price Realised £120


426

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1803 (Nov. 26) entire letter from R.Gordon at Columbia Estate to Hugh McCalmont in London, endorsed ''p. Brilliant'', with red oval crown ''Ship Lre/GREENOCK'' (in use 1800-09), rated 1s.4d. (6d. maritime plus 10d. Greenock to London), backstamped Jan. 26 arrival. Photo.

Price Realised £50


427

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1805 (Feb. 15) entire letter from Berbice to Hugh McCalmont in London, received in Liverpool Apr. 14 with Liverpool 206 datestamp across flap and ms. note ''Recd. and forwarded by/your mo. obt. servts./Rawlins and Bagott'' (unlisted by Rowe in ''History of the Forwarding Agents''), rated 1s.8d. (6d. maritime plus 1s.2d. inland) and with red Apr. 16 arrival datestamp. The earliest recorded item despatched from Berbice.

Price Realised £100


428

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1807 (Apr. 9) double rate entire from Thomas Fitzgerald at Demerary to Hugh McCalmont at Belfast, endorsed ''p Ship Demerary/Inglis, via Liverpool'' and with red oval crown ''SHIP LETTER/LIVERPOOL'', rated 3s.6d., amended to 5s., probably in Liverpool and re-routed via Dublin.

Price Realised £80


429

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1808 (Feb. 2) entire letter from James Nair at Berbice to Hugh McCalmont in Belfast, sent by private ship ''We have for some time back had a fast sailing vessel hired by the Colony running between this and that island, which is found very convenient either for Passengers or as a conveyance for Letters.'' Showing fine straight line ''BARBADOES'' (A4), rated 2s.6d. (1s.8d. packet plus 10d. London-Dublin), re-rated 2s.9d. for Belfast, further deleted, and received May 3rd. Photo.

Price Realised £160


430

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1810-1853, a fascinating accumulation of approx. 50 duplicate letters mainly written from Demerara and addressed to Messrs. Sandbach Tinne & Co. of Liverpool, containing a wealth of information regarding trading conditions, etc., fair to fine.

Price Realised £55


431

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1811 to 1859, a selection of nine entires from Demerara to the United KIngdom, variously rated and with a range of Ship Letter marks incl. 1811 Liverpool oval crown, step types with 1816 Falmouth in red, 1817 and 1821 Greenock, fine 1836 Deal, etc., fair to fine.

Price Realised £140


432

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1812 (May 12) entire letter in French from Arman Lewis in London to Messrs. Carron & Co. in Demerara, with London despatch datestamps, handstruck ''2'' applied in error and deleted, and rated 2s.2d., arriving July 9th. A scarce early inward letter from outside the McCalmont correspondence.

Price Realised £55


433

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1814 (Apr. 15) entire from John Linnan at the Hope & Experiment Plantation at Berbice to Hugh McCalmont in Belfast, with crown oval ''Ship Letter/DEAL'' and rated 2s. (the triple maritime rate), re-rated 3a.6d. as single inland letter to Belfast, revised to 4s.4d. as double sheet and finally 6s.6d. as triple, with London June 20 transit and noted ''Recd. per fleet''. Interesting covering message ''Since I wrote the enclosed there has been six of the Ringleaders of the intended Revolt hung in Town & their Heads put up on Poles on the Estates they belonged to.'' etc.

Price Realised £150


434

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1815 (Sept. 25) duplicate entire letter from Demerary to Liverpool, endorsed ''p Sophia'' and backstamped good strike of scarce large Demerara Fleuron (T&H 6, Proud PS4) not intended for use on ship letters, rated 1s.4d. (single sheet) and re-rated as 3s.2d. (double sheet), with London crown ''NO 21/1815'' ship letter circular transit mark. Photo.

Price Realised UNSOLD


435

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1817 (Apr. 30) from John Linnan at the Hope & Experiment Plantation at Berbice to Hugh McCalmont at Belfast, describing the affairs of the estate and mentioning the loss of the ''Fame: and the arrival of the ''Ottawa'', endorsed ''pr Cecilia/Capt. M. Lea'' and ''1 oz'', rated 3s. and subsequently 6s.8d. and finally 9s.8d., with step type ''LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER'' and June 16 transit backstamp before arriving June 17th. Photo.

Price Realised £50


436

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1817 (Nov. 18) entire from Berbice to Edward Fraser in Inverness, endorsed ''P Packet'' and rated 2s.8d., with red London Jan. 16 transit and framed ''Addl/1/2'', backstamped good example of first type two line Berbice datestamp (T&H 1, Proud PS2). Photo.

Price Realised £80


437

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1818 (June 2) entire from Berbice to Edward Fraser in Inverness, endorsed ''P Packet'' and rated 8s. (triple sheet), with red London July 27 transit and framed ''Addl/1/2'', backstamped good, less heavily inked example of first type two line Berbice datestamp (T&H 1, Proud PS2). Photo.

Price Realised £140


438

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1820 (Apr. 17) missionary entire letter from George Bellamy in Georgetown to the Secretary of the Wesleyan Mission reporting on the spread of the Word ''They eat the word. Not a sermon falls to the ground without benefiting some.'' Rated 2s.2d. and with fine strike of scarce two line ''DEMERARY/21 APR 1820'' (T&H 3, very few examples recorded 1820-21, Proud PS6, state 2), Routed unusually via St. Kitts, receiving May 3 1820 small fleuron, minor tear. Photo.

Price Realised £240


439

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1820 (July 12) entire letter full of gossip from W. Rankin at Demerary to Edinburgh, redirected to Mauchline, endorsed ''P Packet'' and rated 2s.5d. and with fine strike of scarce two line ''DEM RARY/18 JUL 1820'' (T&H 3, very few examples recorded 1820-21, Proud PS6, state 3 with missing ''E''), with framed ''Addl./1/2'', red Sept. 16 transit and arrival datestamps. Photo.

Price Realised £200


440

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1828 (Apr. 28) entire letter from James Culley at Berbice to Hugh McCalmont in Belfast, rated 2s.7d., 2s.9d. and finally 3s.4d., backstamped ''BERBICE./Oct. 30th 1824'' (T&H 1, Proud PS2, State 2) partially overstruck by red Dec. 14 Dublin diamond transit datestamp; also 1826 (July 7) entire letter from the same correspondence, apparently carried by favour with ms. rating ''8'' (inland rate) and Dublin Apr. 3 receiving mark only. Photo.

Price Realised £85


441

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1829 (Nov. 23) wrapper to London, rated 2s.2d. and with fine strike of small ''NO 23/1829'' fleuron (T&H 7, Proud PS8) and red Feb. 9 London arrival. Photo.

Price Realised £140


442

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1833 (Feb. 11) entire letter to Hugh McCalmont in Belfast containing detailed monthly report for the Hope & Experiment Plantation from Campbell Faloon at Berbice, endorsed ''pr Kyle/to London'', rated 1s.10d. (deleted) and 2s.1d., and with fine step type ''PORTSMOUTH/SHIP LETTER'' and very early use of ''BELFAST/PENNY POST''.

Price Realised £130


443

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1833 (Apr. 20) ''McCalmont'' entire from Berbice to Belfast ''pr. Belina'', rated 2s.1d.with ''BELFAST/PENNY POST'' (early use) and fine strike of step type ''KINGSBRIDGE/SHIP LETTER'' struck over flap. Photo.

Price Realised £75


444

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1834 (June 8) entire letter to Hugh McCalmont in Belfast containing detailed monthly report for the Hope & Experiment Plantation from Campbell Faloon at Berbice, endorsed per ''Apollo'' and ''Single Sheet'', consequently rated 1s.1d. but subsequently re-rated 2s.2d. when the single sheet discovered to be double size, with step type ''PORTSMOUTH/SHIP LETTER'' and early use of ''Belfast/Penny Post''.

Price Realised £75


445

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1834 (June 21) entire letter to Hugh McCalmont in Belfast containing detailed monthly report for the Hope & Experiment Plantation from Campbell Faloon at Berbice, endorsed ''Single Sheet'' but double size, consequently rated 3s.4d. but subsequently re-rated as single sheet at 2s.8d. with early use of ''Belfast/Penny Post'' and showing fair small fleuron (T&H 7, Proud PS8) and red Dublin transit of Aug. 10th. Photo.

Price Realised £65


446

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1835 (June 11) entire letter from Samuel Haywood at Berbice to the Treasurer of the London Missionary Society in London, rated 2s.2d. and with fine two line ''BERBICE/June 11 1835'' (T&H 3, Proud PS7) overstruck by red Aug. 12 receiving datestamp. Photo.

Price Realised £100


447

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1836 (July 4) entire letter from Daniel Kenyon at Berbice to the Treasurer of the London Missionary Society in London, rated 2s.2d. and with good two line ''BERBICE/July 4 1836'' (T&H 3, Proud PS7), with red Sept. 1 receiving datestamp. Photo.

Price Realised £55


448

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1837 (Nov. 28) wrapper to Mission House in London, rated 4s.4d. and backstamped good (for this) two line ''Berbice Nov 28/1837'' (T&H 4, Proud PS8), partially overstruck by red Jan. 24 arrival datestamp. Photo.

Price Realised £55


449

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1838 (Feb. 8) entire to the London Missionary Society from Samuel Haywood in Berbice, rated 4s.4d. and then quadruple rated at 8s.8d., backstamped fair (for this) two line ''Berbice Feb 8/1838'' (T&H 4, Proud PS8), red. Apr. 4 arrival alongside. Photo.

Price Realised £95


450

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1838 (Aug. 6) entire to the London Missionary Society, rated 2s.2d. single packet rate, backstamped fine two line ''Berbice Aug 6/1838'' (T&H 4, Proud PS8), red. Oct. 2 arrival crossing flap. Photo.

Price Realised £170


451

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1838 (Aug. 23) and (Nov. 4) two ''Pitcher'' entire letters from Berbice to London, the first rated 1s.6d. and endorsed per ''Diamond'' with good step type ''WEYMOUTH/SHIP LETTER'', most interesting contents regarding wages and conditions for the negro workers, the reading of the Governor's Proclamation on 28th July, and the post-emancipation confusion, the second double rated at 4s.4d., with mainly albino strike of scarce two line ''Berbice Nov 4/1838'' (T&H 4, Proud PS8), and further comments (although letter incomplete) on the social and agricultural situation. Photo.

Price Realised £120


452

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1841 (Mar. 10)-1842 (July 1), four entires to Liverpool, each showing fair to good strikes of the first Demerara double arc datestamp (T&H 8, Proud D1) on reverse and rated 1s. (reduced packet rate from 1839), two with Liverpool receiving and one with Dublin transit mark.

Price Realised £150


453

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1842 (Jan. 7)-1848 (Aug. 3) five entires to London (3), Bristol or Symington (Ayrshire), each with good to fine strike of first Berbice double arc datestamp (T&H 6, Proud D1) on reverse and rated 1s. (reduced packet rate from 1839), rated 1s. (2), 2s. double rate or 1s.2d. (new packet rate from May 1844), attractive group, the first displaying the earliest date recorded for this datestamp. Photo.

Price Realised £200


454

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1845 -1847 selection of four entires displaying second Demerara double arc datestamp (T&H 9, Proud D2) in red, comprising 1845 (Oct. 2) to London via Grenada and Bermuda (Royal Mail packets routed thus only in this year), 1846 (Jan. 3) to Cavan, Ireland, (Apr. 18) to London, each rated 1s., 1847 (Jan. 3) to Liverpool at 2s. double rate and with datestamp showing unrecorded code ''0'' sideways (known also in red Dec. 19 1846 ). Photo.

Price Realised £180


455

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1847 (Sept. 18) to Portsoy, Banffshire and (Oct. 19) to Liverpool, two entires, both displaying second Demerara double arc datestamp (T&H 9, Proud D2) in black with unrecorded code ''0'' sideways, the first a little stained. Photo.

Price Realised UNSOLD


456

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1855 (July 10)-1857 (May 10) selection of five entires to Liverpool (2), London (2) or Edinburgh, all displaying fair to fine second Demerara double arc datestamp (T&H 9, Proud D2) in black, rated 6d. for 1/2oz (4) or 3s. for 3oz.

Price Realised £120


457

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1857 (Mar. 9) entire letter to Hampshire, written on thin paper and rated 6d. single packet rate, with fine strike of second type Berbice double arc datestamp (T&H 7, Proud D2) stated ''decidedly scarce on pre-adhesive letters'' by Townsend & Howe. Writer notes ''We have had the Cholera amongst us for some time, but it has been in a mild form, and the attacks almost exclusively confined to our black population.'' No signs of disinfection of the item nevertheless and buyer must take his chances. Photo.

Price Realised £100


458

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1859 (Feb. 9) envelope to Bedfordshire ''Per RM Steamer'' franked by Great Britain 6d. mauve tied by ''A03'' barred oval (T&H OBL.1), backstamped Demerara despatch (Proud D5), London Mar. 4 transit and Ampthill same day arrival datestamps, slight peripheral soiling. Photo.

Price Realised £200


459

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1859 (May 24) rather stained envelope (opened out for display) to Scotland bearing Great Britain 6d. at lower left cancelled ''A03'' (T&H OBL.2) but untied, with red London Paid transit of June 16 and backstamped despatch c.d.s. (Proud D5) with Elgin June 17 arrival, also (Aug. 9) unstamped entire letter to Liverpool with ms. ''Paid'', ''6'' and backstamped similar despatch (Townsend & Howe note that unstamped prepaid covers are ''Probably posted during temporary shortages of adhesives, such covers are certainly scarce, ...'' Photo.

Price Realised £130


460

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860 (Apr. 23) duplicate entire letter from Demerara to London endorsed ''Per Mail/May 8/60'' and carried by the ''Conway'' to St. Thomas and thence to Southampton on the ''Otrato'', with red London arrival of May 28 and backstamped Demerara thimble c.d.s. (Proud D5). The entire clearly not marked ''Paid'' but showing ''5'' in red pencil, this appearing to refer to the 6d. rate which has been omitted and would therefore be the earliest known accountancy mark from a system only introduced in this year. Photo.

Price Realised £130


461

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1856 Type-set 4c. black on magenta, initialled C.A.W., a superb cut square example with large margins and fine ''DEMERARA/MY 16/1856'' double ring datestamp, very slight thin on reverse at foot of design barely detracts from this exceptional example of a rare stamp. Ex Townsend and Fraser. S.G. 24, cat. 6,500. Photo on back cover.

Price Realised £4500


462

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 1c., study comprising perf. 121/2 second setting types A mint, B and D used, E unused, third setting types A unused, C, D and E used, perf. 10 third setting types A & B pair used, C and E unused, fourth setting type A-E in mint marginal strip of five, perf. 15 types B & C pair used, D used, E unused, fair to fine. (21) S.G. 66, 85, 106.

Price Realised £140


463

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 1c. black on thin paper, 1863 first setting, perf. 121/2 on thin paper, mint block of fifteen (5 x 3), marginal from the left of the sheet, unmounted except two, one small corner crease and odd minor tone, otherwise fine and a scarce multiple. S.G. 51, cat. 900+. Photo.

Price Realised £580


464

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 2c., study comprising first setting perf. 12 second printing unused, perf. 121/2 medium paper used, deep orange mint pair, second setting perf. 121/2 types A, B and C used, E mint, perf. 10 types A and E used, third setting perf. 121/2 types A and B used, C mint, C & D pair used, E mint, perf. 10 types E & A, types B & C pairs, D and E, all used, fourth setting perf. 10 Types A-C mint strip, D mint, E used, perf. 15 types A, B, C, E, all used, poor to fine. (31) S.G. 43, 58, 59, 68, 87, 88.

Price Realised £160


465

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 2c. brown-orange on medium paper, perf. 121/2, first setting, fresh mint block of four. S.G. 58, cat. 360+. Photo.

Price Realised £300


466

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 2c. orange, 1875 perf. 15, fourth setting, fine mint block of four, type C at left, D at right, the lower right stamp showing unprinted portion due to corner paper fold. S.G. 108 var. Photo.

Price Realised £420


467

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 4c., study comprising first setting perf. 12 first printing unused, perf. 121/2 fourth printing mint, second setting perf. 10 types A, C and E used, perf. 121/2 types A to D used, E mint, third setting perf. 121/2 types A, C, D and E used, perf. 10 type A used, B & C pair used, D unused, E used, fourth setting types A and B unused, also used example showing dramatic pre-printing paper crease, rather varied condition. (22) S.G. 33, 53, 60, 61, 89-91.

Price Realised £100


468

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 6c., study comprising first setting perf. 121/2 type A mint, B used, C unused, D used, second setting perf. 121/2 Types A, B, C, E , perf. 10 type B, used, third setting perf. 10 types A to E used, perf. 121/2 type A mint, C unused, fourth setting perf. 10 types A to E used, perf. 15 types D and E used, some cancelled in red, poor to fine. (23) S.G. 70-72, 92-94, 11.

Price Realised £150


469

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 8c., study comprising first setting perf. 12 first printing brownish rose used, second printing mint, third printing used pair, perf. 121/2 second setting type A mint, B, D, used, E unused, third setting type A used, B mint, E used, perf. 10 second setting types A to E used, perf. 15 types A, D and E used, poor to fine. (19) S.G. 34, 46, 54, 73, 95-96a.

Price Realised £160


470

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 12c., study comprising first setting perf. 12 first printing (2), perf. 121/2 third printing, perf. 10, second setting perf. 121/2 types B, C, D, E, perf. 10 types A to E, third setting perf. 121/2 types B and C, perf. 10 types C and D, perf. 15 types B to E, all used, poor to fine (21) S.G. 36, 37, 55, 65a, 75, 76, 97-100, 113.

Price Realised £120


471

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 24c., study comprising first setting perf. 12 second printing used, perf. 121/2 fourth printing unused, larger type second setting perf. 121/2 type A used (2, one perf. 12), third setting perf. 121/2 types A, B, B2, perf. 10 types A, B, B2, fourth setting perf. 121/2 types A and B, all used, perf. 10 type A used, type B mint and used, fifth setting perf. 10 types A to D (on piece) used, perf. 15 types A, B and C used, varied condition. (22) S.G. 50, 64, Btwn. 77 and 81, 101, 103, 114.

Price Realised £140


472

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 24c. fourth setting, type B, imperf. single example with central ''A03'' barred oval, touched at right but margins good to large other sides. Imperforate stamps have been regarded as being of proof status although acknowledged commercially used. However, as all known used examples come from the fourth setting there remains the possibility of an issued imperforate sheet. Photo.

Price Realised UNSOLD


473

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 48c., study comprising first setting perf. 121/2 types A mint, second setting type B used, third setting perf. 121/2 types A and B used, perf. 10 types A and B used, fourth setting types A used, B (cut imperf.) used, also fourth setting type A and unplated examples handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (inverted on the latter) both with gum, poor to fine. (10) S.G. 82-84, 10a, s, 105.

Price Realised £230


474

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1860-75 papermakers' watermarks, complete and partial reconstructions from values to 24c. (5), 48c. used , incl. complete ''T H SAUNDERS'', poor to fine. (25)

Price Realised £200


475

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1876 2c. orange, an unmounted mint irregular block of fourteen from the lower right corner of the sheet showing plate and current numbers but missing corner stamp, some creasing and slight perf. separation. S.G. 127, cat. 700+.

Price Realised £300


476

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1876 2c. orange, an unmounted mint block of nine, marginal from the right of the sheet, a few bends, otherwise fine. S.G. 127, cat. 450+.

Price Realised £210


477

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1876 4c., 6c. and 96c., each in a lower right corner marginal block of four, 12c. lower marginal block of four, all showing current number, mint with some gum toning but of mainly fine appearance and scarce. S.G. 128, 129, 131, 134. Photo.

Price Realised £1300


478

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1876 6c. imperf. plate proof in issued brown on Crown CC watermarked paper, corner crease otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 129 P. Photo.

Price Realised £210


479

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1876 12c. imperf. plate proof in issued pale violet on Crown CC watermarked paper, corner crease otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 131 P. Photo.

Price Realised £110


480

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1877 Perf. 121/2 4c. blue (2) used, some creasing, one with neat ''A03'', 1879 Perf. 14 x 121/2 1c. slate fine used with cork cancellation. S.G. 135, 136, cat. 600. Photo.

Price Realised £130


481

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1878 Provisionals, (Apr.) Overprinted with Two Horizontal Bars, (1c.) on 6c. brown, mint block of four and horizontal pair, mint and unused singles, mainly fine. (8) S.G. 137

Price Realised £95


482

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1878 Provisionals, (Aug.) Official Stamps with Horizontal Bar across ''OFFICIAL'', 1c. black, types A, B and D used, E unused (repaired), 1c. slate, first overprinting (''OFFICIAL'' in centre) used (2), second overprinting (''OFFICIAL'' at foot) used (2), 2c. orange used (4), some imperfections. (12) S.G. 138-40

Price Realised £350


483

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1878 Provisionals, (Nov. 6) Overprinted with Horizontal and Vertical Bars, (1c.) on 6c. ultramarine unused and used (3, a few minor perf. imperfections, one reperforated at left), (1c.) on 6c. brown used (3, one partially cleaned). (7) S.G. 141, 142

Price Realised £140


484

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1878 Provisionals, (Nov. 23) Official Stamps overprinted with Two Horizontal Bars and One Vertical, (1c.) on 4c. blue, first overprinting (Scott 88), second overprinting (4, one with ''DE 11/78'' code mark ''R'' c.d.s., (1c.) on 6c. brown (3), (2c.) on 8c. rose, all used, condition varies. (9) S.G. 144-46

Price Realised £580


485

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1878 Provisionals, (Nov. 23) Official Stamps overprinted with One Horizontal Bar and One Vertical, (2c.) on 8c. rose, used 7) incl. dated c.d.s.'s Dec. 4 (''R'' code mark), Dec. 7, 1878 and Jan. 5 1879, poor to fine. S.G. 148

Price Realised £150


486

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1878 Provisionals, (Nov. 23) Official Stamps overprinted with Two Horizontal Bars and One Vertical, ((2c.) on 8c. rose, a fine used example, marginal from the foot of the sheet, tied by cork cancellation to small piece. S.G. 146, cat. 275. Photo.

Price Realised £120


487

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1878 Provisionals, (Dec. 21) ''1'' on 96c. mint block of twelve, singles mint (3, one with current no.), unused (2) and used (2), short serif on ''1'' variety mint and unused, examples ruled in red ink mint and unused, type 19 curved foot ''2'' on 96c. mint (4, one ruled in red), unused (2, one with bar cleaned), type 20 straight foot ''2'' on 96c. mint and unused (3), mainly good to fine. (33) S.G. 149, a, 150, a, 151.

Price Realised £290


488

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1878 Provisionals, (Dec. 21) type 20 straight foot ''2'' on 96c. olive-bistre showing bar in red, fine used with Georgetown c.d.s.'s. S.G. 151a Photo.

Price Realised £200


489

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1881 (Dec. 28) Provisionals on Official stamps, selection comprising ''1'' on 12c. mint, used (5, one with bar virtually erased), ''1'' on 48c. mint, unused (2) and used (2, both during period of issue), ''2'' on 12c. mint, ''2'' on 24c. unused, ''2'' on 24c. green (O5) mint and used (2), a few imperfections, most good to fine. (16) S.G. 153-55, 157, 159.

Price Realised £400


490

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1882 (Jan.) Type-set issue, 1c. black on magenta, second setting, fifth printing, a lightly cancelled complete sheet of twelve (2 x 6), pos. 7 (type 26, two masted ship) showing ''1'' with foot, pos. 1 with small surface scuff, horizontal perfs. high and subsequent horizontal fold, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 162, c, 164, cat. 373+.

Price Realised £150


491

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1888-89 ''INLAND/REVENUE'' selection with 1c. to $3 mint, 1c. to $1, $3, $4, $5 used, large ''4'' and straight top ''6'' varieties, mainly fair to fine. (9) S.G. 175-89. Photo.

Price Realised £500


492

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1888-89 ''INLAND/REVENUE'' 3c. and 6c. irregular unmounted mint blocks of 47 and 45 respectively with margins, both incl. complete rows 3-8, the 6c. block with plate no. ''2'' and incl. fourteen with straight top ''6'', a few minor creases and usual toned gum but mainly fine. S.G. 177, 179, a, cat. 592+.

Price Realised UNSOLD


493

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1888-89 ''INLAND/REVENUE'' 6c. complete unmounted mint pane of 60 with margins, plate no.'s ''2'' and with 4th and 6th vertical rows showing straight top ''6'', usual overall gum toning and a few minor adhesions, otherwise fine. S.G. 179, cat. 740+.

Price Realised £170


494

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1888-89 ''INLAND/REVENUE'' 6c. complete unmounted mint pane of 60 with margins, plate no.'s ''2'' and with 4th and 6th vertical rows showing straight top ''6'', usual overall gum toning and a few minor adhesions, otherwise fine. S.G. 179, cat. 740+.

Price Realised UNSOLD


495

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1888-89 ''INLAND/REVENUE'' $4 green showing larger figure ''4'', mint, tiny gum thin, fine appearance. S.G. 188a, cat. 1,400. Photo.

Price Realised £700


496

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1890 (July) ''One Cent'' surcharges, a selection incl. 1c. on $2, 1c. on $3 and 1c. on $4 affixed to piece with each handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type NA2) in violet by Natal receiving authority, 1c. on $3 and 1c. on $4 mainly unmounted mint panes of 60, the latter with second vertical row showing larger figure ''4'', etc., fair to fine. (133) S.G. 207(s)-10(s).

Price Realised £250


497

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1903 Key Plate master die proof with inscription and value tablet blank, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''AFTER/STRIKING'', dated ''14 MAY 03'' and initialled, corner bend at upper right, otherwise fine. Photo.

Price Realised £700


498

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1907 Colour changes, 4c. block of four (without purple ''Jubilee'' line) and horizontal pair (with purple ''Jubilee'' line), 5c., 6c. and 12c. blocks of four, all corner marginal with plate no. ''4'', mint with overall gum toning, a few slight thins but scarce. S.G. 254-57.

Price Realised £50


499

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1913 King George V Key die proof with country name and value tablet blank, stamp sized, in black on glazed card, small flaw below head. Photo.

Price Realised £180


500

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1913 King George V 1c. duty die proof, stamp sized, in black on glazed card, slight soiling. S.G. 259 P. Photo.

Price Realised UNSOLD


501

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1913 King George V 2c. duty die proof, stamp sized, in black on glazed card mounted on piece (43 x 59mm.) endorsed ''May 5th/120 Leads'' ex De La Rue Day Book. S.G. 260 P. Photo.

Price Realised £120


502

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1913 King George V 48c. duty die proof in black on glazed card (92 mx 60mm.). S.G. 266 P. Photo.

Price Realised £140


503

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1913 King George V 60c. duty die proof in black on glazed card (92 mx 60mm.). S.G. 267 P. Photo.

Price Realised £120


504

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1948 Silver Wedding $3 red-brown perforated ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B9), backstamped straight line ''B.W.ARCHIVES'', without gum, fine and a unique item. Photo.

Price Realised £2100


505

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: 1954-63 5c. block of eight (2 x 4), the lower pair detached, showing dramatic pre-printing paper fold affecting both design and central line of vertical perforations, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 335 var. Photo.

Price Realised £170


506

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: Booklets: 1945-49 24c. black on red (shades), three complete examples, one stitched left and with panes of perf. 121/2 1934-51 3c. and 1938-52 1c., perf. 13 x 14 2c. (S.G. 290, 308a, 309a), the others stitched left and right respectively with panes of perf. 13 x 14 1934-51 3c., 1938-52 2c., perf. 121/2 1c. (S.G. 290b, 308a, 309a), the advertising interleaving identical between these last but differing from the first, mainly fine. S.G. SB9b, SB9e/f

Price Realised £60


507

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: Officials: A specialised selection incl. 1875 1c. 17mm. overprint types A to E, type 16mm. overprint types A, B, D and E, unused or used, 2c. types A to E, 1876 overprint central 1c., 2c., 4c., 8c. (heavy cancellation), 1877 overprint low 2c., 6c. (R.P.S. certificate, 1933) used, poor to fine. (23) S.G. O1, O2, O6-10. Photo.

Price Realised £320


508

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: Postal Stationery: An unused and used collection with postcards incl. 1886 1c. locally used, 1892 2c. and 2c.+2c. both to England, 1894 1c. Georgetown to Kingston, envelopes with 1894 2c. (2) locally used, 5c. to Jamaica, registered envelopes, newspaper wrappers, air letters, also 1883 3c.+3c., 1887 3c., 1892 2c., 2c.+2c. and 1894 1c. cards, 1894 1c., 2c. (2), 5c., 1923 2c. and 1934 3c. envelopes, 1902 4c. (2) and 1922 4c. registered envelopes, 1905 2c. wrapper, all overprinted or perfin ''SPECIMEN'', fair to fine. (83)

Price Realised UNSOLD


509

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: A collection on leaves with issues from 1860, mainly used to 1982, later issues mint or unused without gum incl. 1889 values to 96c., 1913-21, 1921-27, 1934-51, 1938-52 sets etc., poor to fine.

Price Realised £180


510

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: Various on display pages and stockcards, with cancellation interest incl. 1860-63 1c., 1862-65 1c. brown, 8c. (E4C), Stamp Kiosk G.P.O. ''23 DE/33'' c.d.s. on 5c. Imperial Reply Coupon, 1935 Silver Jubilee minor varieties and set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', later with K.G.VI and Q.E.II issues to 1966 incl. f.d.c.'s and some varieties.

Price Realised £120


511

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: Revenues: A used range with Inland Revenue 1869-77 perf. 10 $4, $6, $10, $16, perf. 15 $1, $2, $16, Summary Jurisdiction 1865-76 to 72c., 1883-87 values to 96c. (2), with ms. and some handstamped cancellations, poor to fine. (24)

Price Realised £95


512

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: Revenues: Summary Jurisdiction: A mainly used collection on leaves and stockleaves with range of 1865-76 perfs. to 96c. (7) incl. some with part Turkey Mill or W. King papermakers' wmks., 1883-87 to 96c. (7) with perfs. and blued papers, two examples with faked postal cancellations, poor to fine. (141)

Price Realised £160


513

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: Revenues: Summary Jurisdiction: 1865 Waterlow 24c. master die proof with value tablets blank, in black on die sunk card (127 x 151mm.), trivial bends at upper right, rare. S.G. 3 P. Photo.

Price Realised £320


514

 

Sale number: 23

British Guiana: Revenues: Summary Jurisdiction: 1887 Provisional surcharge 50c. in red on 60c. blue, mint, a little soiled and with a few bends but scarce. Barefoot 21. Photo.

Price Realised £60