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Auction: 20010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1162

(x) British Honduras
1891 (May) Six Cent Surcharges
1892 (19 Feb.) Aikman envelope registered "per S.S. Stillwater" from Belize to New Orleans, bearing "6" in red on 10c. on 4d. mauve (2, one variety "6" only inverted), thrice cancelled "o" in oval of bars and showing Belize datestamp, "r" in oval, U.S. registration numbers and "received/feb 23 1892/new orleans, la" datestamp in magenta; envelope with some small faults and a little toned though an exceptionally rare variety, particularly on cover. B.P.A. Certificate (2006). S.G. 43, 43b, £6,500+. Photo

Note: Only six examples of the "6" only inverted can exist, as one of each of these errors came in the first six sheets, and the mistake was then corrected

Sir Henry Tucker
Simon Richards, October 2005

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