This Stampex David Feldman is supporting the Court of Honour showing one of the greatest collections of British Guiana ever formed.
This collection being the bases of the famous John DuPont collection and more recently expanded into the collection on dispaly. The exhibit will display postal history, stamps and covers especially showing the well known "Cotton Reels" of 1850, including key pieces; the legendary “Miss Rose” cover, “Burrus" and the "Plantation" covers.
The "Plantation" cover illustrated item:
1850-51 pelure paper (very thin and transparent, almost onionskin) 4 cents black on pale yellow, Townsend Type A, with initials of postal official Lorimer "WHL", sheet corner margins, used on cover from Plantation Woodlands (list of cattle enclosed) to Georgetown, with central Demerara datestamp MY 09 1851 An exceptional stamp and probably the largest margined "Cotton-Reel" in existence. On cover it is clearly one of the major items of the issue Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, Burrus Expertise: Signed Bloch, cert. BPA (2014)