British Guiana :
- n a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
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- British Guiana stamp expected to sell for record $10-20M
A rare postage stamp printed in British Guiana in 1856 and most recently owned by a du Pont heir convicted of murder is expected to fetch a record price of...
March 25, 2014 - New York Post
- Rare stamp from murderer's estate seen setting record
By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - A rare One-Cent Magenta postage stamp printed in British Guiana in 1856 and most recently owned by the estate of a du Pont chemical company heir convicted of murder is expected to fetch a record price of $10-$20 million, Sotheby's said on Monday. The stamp is being sold by the estate of the late John du Pont, who died aged 72 in a Pennsylvania prison in 2010 ...
March 24, 2014 - Reuters via Yahoo! News