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Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC) Commemorates Stamp Collecting

GEORGETOWN, June 10, 2015 – GPOC commemorates Stamp Collecting on a new stamp issue with Guyana Philatelic Society’s slogan “Collect Stamps.” The stamp illustrates an outline of Guyana’s map with “Collect Stamps” across it, symbolizing Guyana Philatelic Society (GPS) mission to encourage stamp collecting throughout Guyana. The $80.00

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British Guiana 1c. Magenta sells for $9.48M USD

NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 – The 1856 British Guiana 1c. magenta stamp, commonly referred to as the world’s most famous stamp and most recently owned by a du Pont heir convicted of murder, was sold at Sotheby’s New York

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1856 British Guiana 1c magenta

[Click here for recent news on the sale of the 1856 British Guiana 1c magenta for $9,480,000 USD] The British Guiana 1c magenta is regarded by many philatelists as the world’s most famous stamp.[1] It was issued in limited numbers in

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1850-51 British Guiana Cottonreels

The crudest classic issue by a government Post Office in what used to be called the British Empire was made in British Guiana during 1850 and 1851. There were four different values, 2 cents, 4 cents, 8 cents and 12

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