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Auction #128




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Cat / Net Est
PENRHYN ISLAND
915 * 1-34, 1a, 13a (1//40, 4a, 19a) 1902-1929 ½d-1' Colony virtually complete (34 stamps) with overprints on New Zealand stamps or Cook Islands stamps inscribed "PENRHYN" also features two pairs with overprint variety - no stop after "ISLAND" OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $525) $430.00
916 * 2a (3) 1902 1d carmine Commerce of New Zealand overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND.", with brown surcharge, perf 11, (formerly Scott No. 3), a scarce stamp missing from most collections, fresh bright color, OG,LH, VF-S, with BPA certificate (Scott Retail $1000) ...(PHOTO) $865.00
917 * 2b (6) 1902 1d carmine Commerce of New Zealand overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND.", with brown surcharge, perf 11x14, horizontal pair, (formerly Scott no. 4) a rare stamp in a multiple with less than 10 recorded, missing from most collections as a single stamp, fresh with traces of overprint ink offset on reverse, OG,LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $2400) ...(PHOTO) $2,440.00
918 **/ 21 var, 21 (24ab, 24a) 1920 2½d blue K George V recess printing overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND" in red, ERROR - no stop after "ISLAND", in a bottom marginal block of four, with lower right stamp displaying the variety, fresh, OG,NH, XF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $205.00
919 * 24 var, 24 (27ab, 27a) 1917 1' orange K George V of New Zealand recess printing, overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND.", pair with left stamp VARIETY - no stop after "ISLAND", only 49 printed of this variety, a nice fresh example of a very rare and seriously undercatalogued variety, OG,HR, XF ...(PHOTO) $565.00
RHODESIA
920 o 1-18, 1a, 8a, 11a (1-12, 18-26) 1892-94 ½d-£5 Coat of Arms, unwmkd, perf 14, 14½, cplt (21) to the £5 with all listed shades, a scarce used set, F-VF (Scott Retail $1500) ...(PHOTO) $1,200.00
921 o 16 (10) 1892-93 £1 deep blue Coat of Arms, thin wove paper, unwmkd, perf 14, 14½, light cds, F-VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $175) ...(PHOTO) $150.00
922 o 17 (11) 1892 £2 rose-red Coat of Arms, thin wove paper, unwmkd, perf 14, 14½, light "Umtali" cds, F-VF (Scott Retail $200) ...(PHOTO) $150.00
923 o 18 (12) 1892 £5 sage-green Coat of Arms, thin wove paper, unwmkd, perf 14½, rare high value with numeral cancel, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $500) ...(PHOTO) $395.00
924 * 20-23 (14-17) 1892 ½d on 6d-8d on 1' Coat of Arms provisional overprints SG Type 3, unwmkd, perf 14, 14½, cplt (4), 8d on 1' is a top sheet-margin example, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $780) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
925 o 26-39 (29//50) 1896 ½d-10' Coat of Arms, Die I and Die II (Plates 1-4), cplt (14), fine (Scott Retail $255) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
926 * 43-49 (58-64) 1896 ½d-1' stamps of Cape of Good Hope overprinted "BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY", wmkd Anchor, perf 14, cplt (7), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $415) ...(PHOTO) $265.00
927 o 43-49 (58-64) 1896 ½d-1' stamps of Cape of Good Hope overprinted "BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY", wmkd Anchor, perf 14, cplt (7), F-VF (Scott Retail $435) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
928 * 58 (74) 1897 £2 rosy red Coat of Arms, the rare perf 15 on thick paper, unwmkd, scarce, undercatalogued, signed Diena, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) $3,150.00
929 * 76-81 (94-99) 1905 1d-5' Victoria Falls set, perf 14 or 14½ to 15, cplt (6), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $365) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
930 o 76-81 (94-99) 1905 1d-5' Victoria Falls set, perf 14 or 14½ to 15, cplt (6), lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $370) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
931 * 100 (113d) 1912 £2 rosy brown Coat of Arms on bluish paper with "Rhodesia." overprint SG Type 14, perf 14½x15, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $4500) ...(PHOTO) $3,750.00
932 * 101-18 (119//166a) 1910-13 ½d-£1 K George V Double Head, perf 14, cplt (18), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $4645) ...(PHOTO) $4,500.00
933 * 107a (141ab) 1910 5d purple-brown and ochre K George V Double Head, ERROR of color, perf 14, well centered, small hinge thin, OG,HR, F-VF app, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $725) ...(PHOTO) $265.00
934 o 109 var (146) 1910 8d black and purple K George V Double Head, perf 14, an exceptional rarity, one of only two known used examples (the other is in our Reference Collection), missing from the Queen's collection! well centered, lightly canceled, ex-Dunlop collection, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $16,800.00
935 * 109a var (185a) 1910 8d grey-purple and dull purple K George V Double Head, unwmkd, perf 13½, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $300.00
936 o 110 var (149 var footnoted) 1910 10d scarlet and reddish mauve K George V Double Head, perf 14, VARIETY - gash in ear, scarce, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $210.00
937 o 112a (178) 1910-13 2' black and dull blue K George V Double Head, perf 15, well centered, lightly canceled, VF (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $320.00
938 * 113 (157) 1910 2'6d black and rose-carmine K George V Double Head, perf 14, well centered, vivid color, OG,VLH, VF (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
939 * 113 var (156) 1910 2'6d sepia and deep crimson K George V Double Head, perf 14, well centered, part OG, VF ...(PHOTO) $320.00
940 * 113 var (156a) 1910 2'6d bistre-brown and crimson K George V Double Head, perf 14, rare, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) $975.00
941 * 117 (164) 1910 10' blue-green and orange K George V Double Head, perf 14, OG, HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $690.00
942 o 118 (165) 1910 £1 carmine-red and bluish black K George V Double Head, perf 14, very well centered, lightly canceled, XF (Scott Retail $775) ...(PHOTO) $600.00
943 o 134 var (304) 1922 3' red-brown and turquoise-blue K George V Admiral on white paper with clear white gum, Head Die III, perf 14, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $150.00
944 * 134 var footnoted (274b) 1919 3' chestnut and light blue K George V Admiral on toned paper with yellowish gum, Head Die III, perf 14, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $245.00
945 * 136a (240) 1913-22 7'6d blackish purple and slate-black K George V Admiral, Die II, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $250) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
946 ** 137 var footnoted (277) 1913 10' carmine-lake and yellow-green K George V Admiral, Head Die III, perf 14, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $660.00
947 * 138 (243) 1913 £1 black and violet K George V Admiral, Head Die II, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $450) ...(PHOTO) $450.00
948 * 138 var footnoted (279a) 1919 £1 black and violet-indigo K George V Admiral on toned paper with yellowish gum, Head Die III, perf 14, well centered, fresh, OG, LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $1,170.00
949 * 138a (242) 1913 £1 black and purple K George V Admiral, Head Die II, perf 14, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $950) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
950 o 138a var footnoted (311a) 1923 £1 black and deep magenta K George V Admiral on white paper with clear white gum, double plates, Head Die III, perf 14, light "Bulawayo" cds, F-VF (Scott Retail $1250) ...(PHOTO) $1,125.00
ST. CHRISTOPHER
951 o 15 (19) 1890 6d olive-brown Q Victoria, wmkd CA, very rare used as only in use for 6 months, undercatalogued, light cancel, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $660.00
ST. HELENA
952 * 50 var-52 var (55 var-57 var) 1903 ½d-2d K Edward VII Pictorials, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (3) on bluish papers, unrecorded in Stanley Gibbons, but listed in both B & K and Michel, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $270.00
953 ** 50-55 (55-60) 1903 ½d-2' K Edward VII Pictorials, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (6), OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) $180.00
954 * 56-60 (64-70) 1908 4d-10' K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (4), slight brown perf staining, OG, HR, F-VF app (Scott Retail $290) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
955 o 75-77 (89-91) 1922 1d-3d K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (3), scarce used, seriously undercatalogued, light and centered "St Helena" cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $390.00
956 * 79-99 (92-1132) 1922-27 ½d-£1 K George V and Badge of St. Helena, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (21) including the scarce 15', 2' with black offset on gum, 2'6d with brown gum stain, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $2150) ...(PHOTO) $2,100.00
957 ** 99 (96) 1922 £1 grey and purple on red K George V and Badge of St. Helena on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $475) ...(PHOTO) $450.00
958 ** 101-110 (114-23) 1934 ½d-10' Centenary issue, wmkd Script CA, perf 12, cplt (10), OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $725) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
959 * B1-4 (172-75) 1961 2½¢-10¢ Tristan da Cunha Marine Life decimal currency stamps surcharged "St. Helena Tristan Relief" SG Type 49 by Govt Printer, Jamestown, cplt (4), only 434 sets were sold from Oct. 12, 1961 until they were withdrawn on Oct. 19, 1961, more than half of the sets were postally or philatelically used, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $7600) ...(PHOTO) $8,250.00
960 o/ B1-4 (172-75) 1961 2½¢-10¢ Tristan da Cunha Marine Life decimal currency stamps surcharged "St. Helena Tristan Relief" SG Type 49 by Govt Printer, Jamestown, cplt (4), only 434 sets were sold from Oct. 12, 1961 until they were withdrawn on Oct. 19, 1961, wonderfully fresh lower left corner blocks of four (pos31, 32, 41, 42) showing three of the minor overprint varieties, all four have one first day cancel (Oct 12, 61) centrally struck on each well centered block, we are aware of only two other used blocks of four recorded, a great opportunity, SUPERB (Scott Retail $13000) ...(PHOTO) $14,250.00
ST. KITTS-NEVIS
961 15 (15) 1914 AP 15 Cover from St. Kitts to U.S., combination franking with 1905 2d and a pair of Leeward Is. ¼d (Sc 46, SG 46) to make up the correct 2½d rate for ½ oz to U.S., tied with "St. Kitts" cds, minor soiling, fine ...(PHOTO) $110.00
962 * 36 (36) 1922 £1 purple and black on red K George V, wmkd MCA sideways, perf 14, undercatalogued, seldom offered as a single, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $300) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
963 * 62 (58) 1923 10' black and red on emerald, Tercentenary Caravel, wmkd Script CA sideways, perf 14, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $325) ...(PHOTO) $340.00
964 ** 64 (60) 1923 £1 black and purple on red Tercentenary Caravel, wmkd MCA sideways, perf 14, rare high value - seldom offered as a single, OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $825) ...(PHOTO) $825.00
ST. LUCIA
965 o 6 (8) 1863 (6d) emerald-green Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12½, significantly undercatalogued, numeral "A 11" cancel, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $375.00
966 * 24 (30) 1884 4d on (4d) yellow Q Victoria surcharged "FOUR PENCE" in black (SG Type 3), wmkd CA, perf 12, one of the scarcest mint stamps in the colony, seldom offered and considerably undercatalogued, signed, OG, VLH, SUPERB, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $450.00
967 o 36 (36) 1885 1' orange-brown Q Victoria, Die I, wmkd CA, perf 14, numeral "A 11" cancel, F-VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $175) ...(PHOTO) $145.00
968 o 39 (52) 1891 10' lilac and black Q Victoria, wmkd CA, Die II, undercatalogued used, as many were remaindered mint, perfectly centered, light "Castries" cds, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $255.00
969 o 40a (53) 1892 ½d on 3d dull mauve and green, Q Victoria, Die I, surcharged SG Type 6, lightly canceled, perfectly centered, ex-Dulop collection, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $115.00
970 J1, J1a (D1, D1b) 30 Jun 1932 cover from Jamaica, underpaid with ½d Semi-postal, sent to CASTRIES, with "T \ Jamaica" and "20 centimes" violet circle handstamps, tied on receipt by a vertical pair of 1d Postage Dues, lower stamp is VARIETY - wide fount "No.", "Castries" receiver on back, VF ...(PHOTO) $395.00
971 J6 (D6) 1947 8d black Postage Due wmkd Script CA, perf 14, difficult and much undercatalogued used, tied to piece by light cds, VF ...(PHOTO) $270.00
ST. VINCENT
972 * 7 (12) 1869 4d yellow Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 11 to 12½, exceptionally well centered, OG,LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $570.00
973 * 8A (8) 1866 1' slate-grey Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 11 to 12½, a rare and undercatalogued stamp, seldom seen!, OG, VLH, VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $4,200.00
974 * 11 (10) 1866 1d rose-red Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 11 to 12½x14 to 16, one of the three greatest rarities of St. Vincent of which very few exist, rarely seen mint, part OG, VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $6500) ...(PHOTO) $5,250.00
975 o 22 (20) 1873 1' lilac-rose Q Victoria, wmkd Small Star (sideways), perf 11 to 12½ x 15, black numeral "A 10" cancel, fine (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
976 * 29 (32) 1880 5' rose-red Seal of the Colony, wmkd Small Star, perf 11 to 12½, only 2,000 printed and a significant portion of where were later overprinted "REVENUE", OG, LH, F-VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $1275) ...(PHOTO) $1,125.00
977 * 38 (44) 1883 6d bright green Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 12, a remarkable, fresh, and perfectly centered example, quite rare in this quality!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $240.00
978 * 51 (52) 1888 6d violet Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, while 3300 were issued, 1200 were overprinted "Revenue", leaving only 2100 copies, undercatalogued, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $225) ...(PHOTO) $180.00
979 o 51 (52) 1888 6d violet Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, while 3300 were issued, 1200 were overprinted "Revenue", leaving only 2100 copies, several times rarer used than mint, as such undercatalogued, lightly canceled, very well centered, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $375.00
980 * 57 (54) 1890 2½d on 4d chocolate Q Victoria local surcharge, wmkd CA, perf 14, only 1500 were surcharged, OG,LH, XF ...(PHOTO) $195.00
981 o 131 (141) 1928 £1 mauve and black Peace and Justice, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued, light "Kingston" cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $225.00
SAMOA
982 101-09 (101-09) 1914 ½d on 3pf-9d on 80pf Kaiser's Yacht surcharged SG Type 13 and overprinted "G.R.I.", cplt (9), each tied to piece, F-VF (Scott Retail $420) ...(PHOTO) $340.00
983 * 104c (104e) 1914 2½d on 20pf ultramarine Kaiser's Yacht with G.R.I. overprint SG Type 13, VARIETY - surcharge double, OG, HR, VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $800) ...(PHOTO) $750.00
984 104d (104d) 1914 21/2d ultramarine Kaiser's Yacht with G.R.I. surcharge overprint SG Type 13, VARIETY - comma after "I", only 40 printed per Gibbs!, tied by "Apia" cds to piece, VF (Scott Retail $375) ...(PHOTO) $320.00
985 ▲/ 108a, 108 (108b, 108) 1914 6d on 50pf black and purple on buff Kaiser's Yacht with "G.R.I." overprint SG Type 13, block of four with the top two being examples of the ERROR - inverted "9" for "6" (from the ninth row), on piece with "Apia" cds, bottom sheet-margin (with "Samoa"), a very attractive specialist piece, signed Giesecke, VF ...(PHOTO) $450.00
986 * 109 (109) 1914 9d on 80pf black and carmine on rose Yacht overprinted "G.R.I.", type SG 13 ovptd, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued mint as the vast majority were used!, signed Bloch, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $330.00
987 112 (113) 1914 3' on 3M violet-black Kaiser's Yacht overprinted "G.R.I." and surcharged, only 458 printed, a right-hand sheet-margin example tied by "Apia" cds to piece, VF (Scott Retail $1500) ...(PHOTO) $1,125.00
988 o 113 (114) 1914 5' on 5M carmine and black Kaiser's Yacht surcharged and overprinted "G.R.I." SG Type 14, only 535 printed, light "Apia" cds, F-VF (Scott Retail $1100) ...(PHOTO) $865.00
989 * 126 (132 var footnoted) 1925 £2 violet Q Victoria of New Zealand Postal Fiscal overprinted "SAMOA." SG Type 15 in red, on chalk-surfaced De La Rue paper, wmkd NZ and Star sideways, perf 14½x14, comb, formerly listed as SG 133, undercatalogued, rather scarce and seldom seen, OG, HR, fine (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
990 * 161 (176) 1932 £5 dark blue Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal of New Zealand overprinted "SAMOA" (SG Type 15) in red, on thick, opaque, white chalk-surfaced "Cowan" paper, perf 14, OG, HR, VF, with Holcombe certificate (Scott Retail $2600) ...(PHOTO) $2,440.00
991 ** 175-80 (189-194) 1935 2'6d-£5 Coat of Arms of New Zealand overprinted "Western Samoa" SG Type 27, thick, opaque chalk-surfaced "Cowan" paper, wmkd N.Z. and Star, perf 14, cplt (6), OG, NH, VF (Scott Retail $610) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
992 * 201 (213) 1946-48 £3-£5 Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal of New Zealand overprinted "WESTERN SAMOA." SG Type 27 on thin hard, chalk-surfaced "Wiggins Teape" paper, wmkd Multiple N.Z. and Star, perf 14, scarce as few were overprinted, OG, LH, fine (Scott Retail $725) ...(PHOTO) $750.00
SARAWAK
993 * 8-21, 9a, 14a (8-21, 9a, 14a) 1888-97 1¢-$1 Sir Charles Brooke, unwmkd, perf 14, cplt (16) with all listed shades, OG,LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $735) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
994 * 24 (26) 1891 5¢ on 12¢ green and blue Sir Charles Brooke, unwmkd, perf 14, SG Type 9 surcharge, a very rare and elusive stamp, severely undercatalogued considering how seldom it is seen!, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) $930.00
995 ** N21 (J25) 1942 $5 scarlet and red-brown Sir Charles Vyner Brooke with Japanese Occupation handstamp SG Type 1 in violet, unwmkd, perf 12, quite scarce and undercatalogued, signed Rowell, OG, NH, VF (Scott Retail $325) ...(PHOTO) $320.00
MAURITIUS / USED IN THE SEYCHELLES
996 o A10 (Z10) 1860-63 9d dull purple Q Victoria of Mauritius used in Seychelles, unwmkd, perf 14, with a magnificent central strike of the "B 64" cancel, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $195.00
997 A19a (Z22) 1877 Oct folded letter to France, franked with 6d yellow-green Q Victoria, tied with "B64" cancel, "Marseilles", "Paris" transit and "Nonbes" receiver on back, VF ...(PHOTO) $4,350.00
998 o A36 (Z43) 1878 38¢ on 9d pale violet Q Victoria of Mauritius surcharged used in the Seychelles, wmkd CC, with partial "B 64" cancel, exceedingly rare and vastly undercatalogued as it took us more than 25 years to find an example for our reference collection, with RPSL certificate for the Mauritius stamp (SG 89) as used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $1,500.00
999 o A45 (Z52) 1879-80 38¢ bright purple Q Victoria of Mauritius, wmkd CC, perf 14, used in Seychelles with "B 64" cancel, in 50 years this is only the second example we have seen (and we were vigorously out-bid for that first one--however decades later we have acquired this example), monumentally undercatalogued--to say the least, trace of red mark at bottom, an outstanding rarity of this issue!, F-VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $12,000.00
1000 o A50 (Z57) 1883 4¢ orange Q Victoria of Mauritius used in the Seychelles, wmkd CA, perf 14, with rare provisional use of "Seychelles cds" (in use only 4 days in February 1884!), well centered, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $720.00
SEYCHELLES
1001 * 1-21 (7-14, 22-25, 28-36) 1890-1900 2¢-2R25 Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (21) with both Die I and II, high value is signed Senf, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $575) ...(PHOTO) $525.00
1002 * 22a (15a) 1893 3¢ on 4¢ carmine and green Q Victoria Die II, local surcharge SG Type 2, ERROR - surcharge inverted, wmkd CA, perf 14, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $375) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1003 o 33-37 (41-45) 1902 2¢ on 4¢-45¢ on 2R25 Q Victioia local surcharges SG Type 5, die II, wmkd CA, perf 14, light cds on most, fine (Scott Retail $285) ...(PHOTO) $205.00
1004 o 52-62 (60-70) 1906 2¢-2.25R K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (11), fairly scarce used, F-VF (Scott Retail $260) ...(PHOTO) $205.00
1005 * 74-89, 85a (82-97, 93a) 1917-20 2¢-5R K George V, Die I, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (17) with the late printing of the 75¢, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
1006 o 74-89, 80a, 81a, 85a, 87a (82-97, 88c, 89b, 93a, 95a) 1917-20 2¢-5R K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (20) with four later Die II printings, the high values (and a few others) are rare and undercatalogued as they were replaced soon after being issued with the Script CA and thus saw very little postal usage, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $1,260.00
1007 o 91-114, 100a, 111a (98-123, 107a, 119a) 1921-32 2¢-5R K George V, Die II, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (26) with both later Die I printings, used, F-VF (Scott Retail $485) ...(PHOTO) $375.00
1008 * 125-148, 141b (135-49) 1938-41 2¢-5R K George VI, wmkd multi Script CA on chalk-surfaced paper, cplt (25) per Stanley Gibbons,, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $320) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
SIERRA LEONE
1009 * 9 (9) 1872 4d blue Q Victoria, wmkd CC sideways, perf 12½, OG, HR, VF (Scott Retail $200) ...(PHOTO) $175.00
1010 * 16 (21) 1876 4d blue Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, very rare mint as the majority of the printing was used postally, as such habitually undercatalogued!, OG, VLH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) $990.00
1011 1894 ½d green Q Victoria Postal Stationery card, uprated by an additional ½ green Q Victoria stamp (SG 27), tied by red "B31" cancels, includes black "FREETOWN - B" ("B" sideways) transit, red "Liverpool Ship" marking, sent to Austria, very scarce, VF ...(PHOTO) $70.00
1012 * 34-46 (41-53) 1896-97 ½d-£1 Q Victoria Keyplates, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (13), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $515) ...(PHOTO) $450.00
1013 38 (45) 1901 August 22 letter to U.S.A. franked by 2½d issue of 1896 and tied by very rare "Shengeh" double-circle town cancel, "Freetown" transit and "East Hanover" PA receiver on back, opened at right, fine ...(PHOTO) $420.00
1014 * 50 (57) 1897 2½d on 3d dull purple and green Q Victoria Stamp Duty, SG Type 11 (Scott Type c), only 296 printed, fresh, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1015 * 51 (58) 1897 2½d on 3d dull purple and green Q Victoria Stamp Duty, Scott Type d (SG Type 12), only 148 printed, fresh, OG,VLH, fine ...(PHOTO) $690.00
1016 ** 52-55 (59-62) 1897 2½d on 6d dull purple and green Q Victoria Stamp Duty surcharged SG Types 8, 10-12, cplt (4) in bottom-right sheet-margin strip, rare as only 196 were printed of Type 12, undercatalogued, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $1,800.00
1017 * 54 (61) 1897 2½d on 6d dull purple and green Stamp Duty, SC Type c (SG Type 11), only 392 printed, OG,VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1018 * 55 (62) 1897 2½d on 6d dull purple and green Q Victoria Stamp Duty, Scott Type d (SG Type 12) surcharge, only 196 printed, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $660.00
1019 * 64-76 + var (73-85) 1903 ½d-£1 K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (13) per Stanley Gibbons, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $505) ...(PHOTO) $395.00
1020 * 77-89 (86-98) 1904-05 ½d-£1 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (13), 1' with brown gum stain, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $520) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
1021 78 (87a) 1905 Mar 14 Cover to England franked with 1d K Edward VII and tied with scarce "KABALLA" village cds, "Brighton" receiver on back, rare, faults, f app ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1022 * 121 (130) 1912-21 £5 orange and green K George V and Elephant on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, slightly brown toned, rare, signed A Diena, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $3500) ...(PHOTO) $3,750.00
1023 * 138-39 (147-48) 1923 £2-£5 K George V and Elephant on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, much scarcer than the wmkd MCA, only 1560 and 1020 issued respectively, with Philatelic Foundation certificate for the £5, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $4300) ...(PHOTO) $4,500.00
1024 * 153-65 (168-80) 1933 ½d-£1 K George V Wilberforce set, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (13), one of the Empire's most attractive and popular sets, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $1205) ...(PHOTO) $1,125.00
SINGAPORE
1025 1953 Soldier's Air Mail letter with mixed franking and redirected, originating in Changi, Singapore franked with 3x 3½d K George V (Sc 284) and tied with manuscript to Barcelona, where additional surcharged Aden stamps (Sc 39, 42) were affixed (160¢) and tied with 4 May 53 "Aden" cds, with "Barcelona" 7 May 53 black receiver rerouted to London with "Barcelona" 2 Jul 53 and showing rare framed ‘DEVUELVASE/A SU PROCEDENCIA/RETOUR/A L’ENYOYEUR’ and purple ‘RETOUR’ in arrow, it was received "London" 6 \ July \ 53 receiver, arrived back in "Singapore P.O." 30 Sep 53 and then back to "1 Oct 1953 \ Headquarters \ Far Eastern Air Force", a very interesting and scarce cover with many scarce handstamps, ...(PHOTO) $315.00
1026 * 1-20 (1-15) 1948 1¢-$5 K George VI definitives, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (15), OG,VLH, VF (Scott Retail $130) $115.00
SOLOMON ISLANDS
1027 * 1-7 (1-7) 1907 ½d-1' lithographed Roviana Canoes, large format, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (7), OG, HR, VG-F, (Scott Retail $365) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
1028 o 1-7 (1-7) 1907 ½d-1' lithographed Roviana Canoes, large format, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (7), light cancels, F-VF (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $265.00
1029 * 8-18 (8-17) 1908-11 ½d-5' engraved Roviana Canoes, small format, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (11), most are OG, LH with brown toned gum, F-VF (Scott Retail $270) ...(PHOTO) $205.00
1030 * 28-41, 28s, 29a, 34a, 36a, 39a (22-38, 33a, 36a) 1914-23 ½d-£1 K George V, inscribed "POSTAGE REVENUE", wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (19) with all listed shades,, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $650) ...(PHOTO) $545.00
SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE
1031 o 1-13 (1-13) 1903 ½a-5R Q Victoria stamps of India overprinted "BRITISH SOMALILAND" at top, cplt (13), lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $255) ...(PHOTO) $165.00
1032 * 5b (5a var footnoted) 1903 3a brown-orange Q Victoria of India overprinted "BRITISH SOMALILAND" at top, wmkd Star, perf 14, early state of the ERROR - "BRIT SH" for "BRITISH" (row 2, pos 6), OG,VLH, VF (Scott Retail $800) ...(PHOTO) $320.00
1033 * 14-20 (18-24) 1903 2½a-5R Q Victoria stamps of India overprinted "BRITISH SOMALILAND" SG Type 1 at bottom, cplt (7), scarce as only 1644 were sold of the 3R, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $540.00
1034 o 14-26 (18-30) 1903 ½a-5R Q Victoria and K Edward VII stamps of India, overprinted "BRITISH SOMALILAND" at bottom, cplt (13), scarce as only 1644 were sold of the 3R, few were used as the issue was replaced in 5 months, undercatalogued, mostly light cancels, 5R with RPSL certificate, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $990.00
1035 o 19 (24) 1903 5R ultramarine and violet Q Victoria of India overprinted "BRITISH SOMALILAND" SG Type 1 at bottom of stamp (in Calcutta), rare and significantly undercatalogued used as this was replaced in under a year, light "Berbera" cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $330.00
1036 S 27-39 (32-44) 1904 ½a-5R K Edward VII, wmkd CA or CC, cplt (13), brown toned OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $225) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
1037 * 51-63 (60-72) 1912-19 ½a-5R K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (13), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $250) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
1038 o 76 (85) 1921 5R black and scarlet K George V, wmkd script CA, perf 14, very scarce and undercatalogued used, well centered, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) $390.00
1039 o O1-5 (O1-5) 1903 ½a-1R Q Victoria of India overprint Officials, cplt (5), only the tiniest fraction of this printing was ever used, the 8a is an especially great used rarity, significantly undercatalogued, each with light "Berbera" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) $3,000.00
1040 o O5 (O5) 1903 1r green and carmine Q Victoria Official stamp of India (overprinted "On H.M.S.") with additional overprint "British Somaliland" (SG Type O1), very rare and undercatalogued used, light "Berbera" cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $1,800.00
1041 * O13 (O12) 1904 2a dull and bright purple K Edward VII Official overprinted "O.H.M.S." SG Type O3, wmkd CA, only 960 ptd, the "key" stamp to the Colony, a seriously undercatalogued mint stamp as the vast majority were used!, a very challenging stamp, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) $900.00
SOUTH AFRICA
1042 * 26-32 (34-39) 1927-28 2d-10' K George V and Views, engraved, wmkd Springbok's Head, perf 14, cplt (7) in horizontal pairs, OG,VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $770) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
1043 * 31 (38) 1927 5' black and green Ox Wagon, Bradbury printing, engraved, horizontal pair, wmkd Springbok's Head, perf 14, OG,VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $300) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
SOUTH-WEST AFRICA
1044 * 2b (2a) 1923 1d K George V bilingual pair, Setting 1 (14mm spacing), VARIETY - overprint inverted, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $550) ...(PHOTO) $505.00
1045 ** 40 (40) 1926 £1 green and red K George V of South Africa overprinted, setting VI, wmkd Springbok, perf 14, bilingual horizontal pair, OG, NH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $325) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1046 o O21 (O21) 1947 2d blue and brown Bogenfels Official overprint (Types 013-014) in red, horizontal pair, rare and undercatalogued, well centered, lightly canceled, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,380.00
SOUTHERN NIGERIA
1047 * 20 (20) 1903 £1 green and violet K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perf 14, undercatalogued, the scarce key value of the Colony, brown stained OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $475) ...(PHOTO) $490.00
1048 * 21-31, 24A, 30 (21//32ab) 1904-09 ½d-£1 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (12), OG, LH, VF-S (Scott Retail $685) ...(PHOTO) $505.00
1049 * 31 (32) 1906 £1 green and violet K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce high value, OG, LH, VF (Scott Retail $350) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1050 * 32-44 (33-44, 34ab) 1907-09 ½d-£1 K Edward VII, new colors, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (13) including the late printing redrawn 1d, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $470) ...(PHOTO) $415.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA
1051 ** 1-14 (1-14) 1924-29 ½d-5' K George V Admiral set, unwmkd, perf 14, cplt (14), an exceptional, perfectly centered set, rare thus!, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $540.00
1052 o 1-14 (1-14) 1924-29 ½d-5' K George V Admiral set, cplt (14), used, F-VF (Scott Retail $455) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
1053 ** 1b (1a) 1924-29 ½d blue-green K George V Admiral, unmwkd, perf 14, VARIETY - imperf between vertical pair, well centered, with top sheet-margin, OG, NH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $1200) ...(PHOTO) $1,240.00
1054 o 2b (2c) 1929 1d bright rose K George V Admiral, perf 12½ coil, astronomically rare used and vastly undercatalogued, well centered, light cds, VF ...(PHOTO) $330.00
1055 * J5a (D6) 1951 4d dull grey-green Postage Due of Great Britain overprinted "Southern Rhodesia", Error of color (issued by mistake), well centered, scarce, OG,VLH, VF (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $280.00



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