Stock Code: P212021871

1860 (JY 25) large folded piece (of a printed estate report) from Spring Garden to Demerara, franked at 8c (double rate) by 1860 (May) 4c blue (Type 5, figures in corners framed) VERTICAL PAIR, superb with large margins and bright colour, tied by very fine "A 2 C" cds, with crisp arrival cds of "JY 27 60" at upper right. An important and desirable item of choice quality, being the only recorded vertical pair of this stamp (although five horizontal pairs and a block exist) and the largest known franking, with only one full cover (bearing a single) extant. Ex Granger, Towne, "Great" (Robson Lowe 27/3/1970, lot 111) and Dupont (Feldman 27/6/2014, part lot 60070).


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