British Guiana 1850-51 12c black and indigo (PT180)

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2015-06-26 12:06:06

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British Guiana 1850-51 12c black and indigo (PT180)

Neatly cancelled rare 'Cottonreel'

1850-51 12c black and indigo 'Cottonreel', type 'C' with thin frame, indistinct MS initials, cut square with clear margins except frame line barely touched by 'GU' of 'GUIANA', neatly cancelled by large part 'BERBICE' cds dated 'DEC 6 1851'.

1850-51 12c black and indigo 'Cottonreel'1850-51 12c black and indigo 'Cottonreel'

Typical paper blemishes characteristic of the coarse 'sugar' paper (tiny pinholes and insignificant traces of thinning) but much above average for this classic rarity, whose primitive charm is best appreciated in strong sunlight.

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(PT180)

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