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COLONIAL STAMP COMPANY
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Auction #128




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Cat / Net Est
GREAT BRITAIN
1 o 1 (2) 1840 1d black Q Victoria, wmkd Small Crown, imperf, very close margins, with black Maltese Cross cancellation, fair (Scott Retail $360) ...(PHOTO) $375.00
2 o 6 (57) 1848 10d brown Q Victoria embossed, unwmkd, imperf, four large margins, rich color, light centered numeral "24" grid cancel, choice!, signed Calves, SUPERB, with Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott Retail $1500) ...(PHOTO) $1,500.00
3 33 (43) Attractive 1881 cover to England, written by W. Gray Wilson, Assistant Colonial Secretary in British Honduras, from Government House British Honduras (crest on flap), to "Mrs Wilson", sent to London by Diplomatic Pouch (free), where it was franked for inland postage with 1d rose-red Victoria, Plate 171, canceled with London duplex mark, receipt mark on rev, scarce, an exceptional cover and exhibition item, fine ...(PHOTO) $390.00
4 o 33 (43) 1864 1d rose-red Q Victoria, wmkd Large Crown, perf 14, Plate 225, a magnificent perfectly centered example of this "key" plate, numeral cancel, rarely met with in this quality!, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $1,320.00
5 o 33, 33a, 33b (43, 44) 1864 1d rose-red (shades) Q Victoria, wmkd Large Crown, complete set of Plate numbers 71-225 (less number 77, 151 stamps total), an exceptional hand-picked collection very selectively formed over many years with attention to cancels and centering, overall this is by far the nicest such plating we have ever seen, the new owner will be very pleased indeed, ex-Crawford, VF-S ...(PHOTO) $2,250.00
6 o 40 (87) 1862 9d straw Q Victoria, Plate 2, wmkd Emblems, perf 14, used, signed, VF-S (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
7 o 50 (106) 1867 6d purple Q Victoria with hyphen, Plate 6, wmkd Spray of Rose, perf 14, VF (Scott Retail $95) ...(PHOTO) $165.00
8 o 57a (127) 1867 5' pale rose Q Victoria, Plate 1, wmkd Maltese Cross, perf 15½x15, rich color, attractively applied numeral "466" cancel, perfectly centered, SUPERB (Scott Retail $900) ...(PHOTO) $715.00
9 o 65 (151) 1880 1' orange-brown Q Victoria, Plate 13, wmkd Spray of Rose, perf 14, well centered, fresh color, light cds, scarce thus!, XF ...(PHOTO) $1,090.00
10 o 90a (134) 1882 5' rose Q Victoria, Plate 4, white paper, wmkd Large Anchor, perf 14, a very well centered example, with numeral "85" grid cancel, XF, with Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott Retail $6250) ...(PHOTO) $3,750.00
11 o 91a (135) 1883 10' greenish grey Q Victoria on white paper, Plate 1, wmkd Large Anchor, perf 14, face-free cancel, F-VF (Scott Retail $4750) ...(PHOTO) $4,500.00
12 * 94-95 (159, 162) 1883 3d on 3d-6d on 6d lilac Q Victoria, wmkd Imperial Crown, perf 14, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $1300) ...(PHOTO) $1,165.00
13 * 96 (178) 1883-84 2'6d lilac Q Victoria on white paper, wmkd Large Anchor, perf 14, very well centered, signed Maier, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $625) ...(PHOTO) $415.00
14 o 98-107 (187-196) 1883-84 ½d-1' Q Victoria, wmkd Imperial Crown, perf 14, missing the 2½d lilac (9 values), 3d with violet marking on reverse, fine ...(PHOTO) $1,380.00
15 * 106 var (195Wi) 1883 9d dull green Q Victoria, perf 14, VARIETY - wmk Imperial Crown sideways inverted, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $1,725.00
16 ** 109 var (183a) 1884 10' pale ultramarine Q Victoria on white paper, wmkd Large Anchor, perf 14, diagonal gum crease, OG, NH, fine app (Scott Retail $2250) ...(PHOTO) $2,440.00
17 o 110 (185) 1884 £1 brown-lilac Q Victoria (frame complete), wmkd Three Imperial Crowns, perf 14, fresh, very well centered, used, VF-S (Scott Retail $3750) ...(PHOTO) $2,175.00
18 * 111-22,125-26 (197//211,213-14) 1887-1900 ½d-1' Q Victoria Jubilee set, wmkd Imperial Crown, cplt (14) per Stanley Gibbons, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $725) ...(PHOTO) $675.00
19 * 124 (212) 1891 £1 green Q Victoria, wmkd Three Crowns, perf 14, vertical gum crease, OG, VLH, F-VF app (Scott Retail $4000) ...(PHOTO) $4,125.00
20 o 124 (212) 1891 £1 green Q Victoria, wmkd Three Crowns, perf 14, very well centered, fresh rich color, light cds, a choice example, signed Braun, XF (Scott Retail $1000) ...(PHOTO) $715.00
21 * 127-43 (215-248, 250-66) 1902-11 ½d-£1 K Edward VII, wmkd Imperial Crown, Anchor, or Three Crowns, perf 14, cplt (17) with the 1904 ½d pale shade, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $4170) ...(PHOTO) $4,500.00
22 * 173b (399) 1913 2'6d deep sepia-brown K George V Sea Horses, Waterlow ptg, wmkd "GvR" Single Cypher, perf 11x12, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $290) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
23 * 174 (401) 1913 5' rose-carmine K George V Sea Horses, Waterlow printing, wmkd "GvR" Single Cypher, perf 11x12, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $525) ...(PHOTO) $545.00
24 * 175 (402) 1913 10' indigo-blue K George V Sea Horses, Waterlow printing, wmkd "GvR" Single Cypher, perf 11x12, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $1000) ...(PHOTO) $1,050.00
25 * 176 (403) 1913 £1 green K George V Sea Horses, Waterlow printing, wmkd "GvR" Single Cypher, perf 11x12, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $3250) ...(PHOTO) $3,565.00
26 * 177-78 (397-98) 1913 ½d-1d K George V coils, wmkd Royal Cypher (Multiple), perf 15x14, cplt (2), in our opinion probably the most undercatalogued basic 20th century GB set, needed by many and usually missing from most advanced collections, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $435) ...(PHOTO) $375.00
27 o 177-78 vars (397Wi-98Wi) 1913 ½d-1d K George V coils, VARIETY - wmk Royal Cypher (Multiple) inverted, perf 15x14, cplt (2), rare vareties of what is in our opinion probably the most undercatalogued basic 20th century GB set, needed by many and usually absent from any collection, unpriced used in Stanley Gibbons!, light cancels, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $1,680.00
28 * 179-81 (413a, 416-17) 1918-19 2'6d-10' K George V Sea Horses, Bradbury, Wilkinson printing, wmkd "GvR" Single Cypher, perf 11x12, cplt (3), OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $850) ...(PHOTO) $975.00
29 ** 209 (438) 1929 £1 black Postal Union Congress (St. George and the Dragon), wmkd Crown GvR, perf 12, an attractive and popular stamp, a well centered stamp, OG, NH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $1500) ...(PHOTO) $750.00
30 ** 222-24 (450-52) 1934 2'6d-10' re-engraved K George V Sea Horses, Waterlow ptg, wmkd "GvR" Single Cypher, perf 11x12, cplt (3), a very fresh and well centered set, OG, NH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $1275) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
31 ** 249-51A, 275 (476-478c) 1939-48 2'6d-£1 K George VI, wmkd Crown GviR, perf 14, cplt (6) with all printings, OG, NH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $510) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
32 ** J45-54 (D46-55) 1955-57 ½d-5' Postage Dues, wmkd Multiple St. Edward's Crown and E2R sideways, perf 14, cplt (10), OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $555) ...(PHOTO) $490.00
33 o O29 (O63) 1883 9d dull green Q Victoria Official overprinted GOVT PARCELS, exceptionally well centered, choice centered "Brickhouse" cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $1,500.00
34 o O31-36 (O65-68, O70-71) 1887-1900 1½d-1'' Q Victoria Officials with "Govt. Parcels" overprint SG Type O7, wmkd Imperial Crown, cplt (6) per Scott, most with double-circle cancels, fine (Scott Retail $735) ...(PHOTO) $825.00
35 o O39-43 (O74-78) 1902 1d-1' K Edward VII GOVT. PARCELS, wmkd Imperial Crown, perf 14, cplt (5), 2d is slightly faded, used, fine (Scott Retail $570) ...(PHOTO) $640.00
36 * O63-O64 (O91-O92) 1902 ½d-1d K Edward VII overprinted R.H. OFFICIAL, fresh OG,LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $750) ...(PHOTO) $545.00
37 o O70 (O86) 1904 5d dull purple and ultramarine K Edward VII Board of Education Official on ordinary paper, wmkd Imperial Crown, perf 14, an extremely rare stamp very seldom offered!, a remarkable, perfectly centered, lightly canceled example of this great rarity!, SUPERB, with BPA certificate (Scott Retail $10000) ...(PHOTO) $8,625.00
38 * O83 (O112) 1903 3d dull purple on orange-yellow K Edward VII ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL SG Type O11, wmkd Imperial Crown, perf 14, a difficult and seriously undercatalogued stamp, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $4,350.00
GREAT BRITAIN OFFICES IN CHINA
39 o 14 (15) 1917 $3 green and purple K George V of Hong Kong overprinted "CHINA", wmkd MCA, perf 14, F-VF (Scott Retail $210) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
40 */** 17-27 (18-28) 1921-27 1¢-$2 K George V stamps of Hong Kong overprinted "CHINA", wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (11), OG, NH - OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $460) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
GREAT BRITAIN OFFICES IN MOROCCO
41 * 437 var (227a) 1936 ½d green K Edward VIII of Great Britain surcharged in French currency "MOROCCO AGENCIES \ 5 CENTIMES" with ERROR - bar through "POSTAGE" on top stamp, with a few perf tips with trivial toning not mentioned in the certificate, bottom-marginal strip of three, a striking variety of which only twelve examples show "POSTAGE" clearly obliterated with the line, a copy of the 1936 Stanley Gibbons Monthly Journal article explaining and offering the error for £10 is included, OG,VLH, SUPERB, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,500.00



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