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Auction: 20010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1163

(x) British Honduras
1891 (May) Six Cent Surcharges
1892 (19 Feb.) Aikman envelope registered "per Stillwater" from Belize to New Orleans, bearing "6" in black on 10c. on 4d. mauve (2, one variety "6" only inverted), 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 central vertical crease well clear of the adhesives. An exceptionally rare variety, particularly on cover. S.G. 44, 44b, £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

Hart (1978)

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