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Auction #128




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Cat / Net Est
ZANZIBAR
1196 (Z2) 1865 2a orange Q Victoria of India used in Zanzibar with rhomboid of bars cancel (as noted in SG), rare and undercatalogued, includes a copy of the larger piece that this stamp is from showing the associated SG Type Z1 cancel, ex-Jeremy Lea, fine ...(PHOTO) $1,620.00
1197 o (Z31) 1876 12a Venetian red Q Victoria of India used in Zanzibar with SG Type Z3 cancel, toned, rare, as the Jeremy Lea collection contained only 2 examples, fine app ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1198 (Z64) 1889 Cover from Zanzibar to Mandvi, India, franked with three 1a stamps (Sc 38, SG 88) of India tied with "Zanzibar" Jun 28 cds (SG Type Z5), with "Bombay" transit marking and "Mandvi" receiver on back, some damage, scarce usage, ...(PHOTO) $780.00
1199 * 2 var footnoted (2D) 1895 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, overprinted "Zanzibar" in blue, VARIETY - small second "z", exceptionally well centered -- very rare thus!, OG, HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $4,800.00
1200 2 var footnoted (2E) 1895 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar" in blue, wmkd Star, perf 14, 1a is VARIETY - small second "z" and inverted "q" for "b", tied to piece by Zanzibar cds, scarce, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $450.00
1201 * 3-17 (3/21) 1895 ½a-5R Q Victoria stamps of India overprinted "Zanzibar", cplt (15), we note several with the small second "z" variety, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $630) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
1202 o 3-17 (3/21) 1895 ½a-5R Q Victoria stamps of India overprinted "Zanzibar", cplt (15), some small second "z" varieties, lightly canceled, slight faults, F-VF app (Scott Retail $625) ...(PHOTO) $505.00
1203 o 3a (3j) 1895-96 ½a blue-green Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar" in black, ERROR - "Zanzidar" for "Zanzibar", row 8, pos 5, lightly canceled, minor crease and small thin, F-VF, with Brandon certificate (Scott Retail $800) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
1204 o 3 var (3D var) 1895 ½a blue-green Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar, wmkd Star, perf 14, VARIETY - thick "b", surprisingly rare -- we have encountered them very seldom out of the many thousands of overprints we have examined, plus small second "z", lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $125.00
1205 o 4a (4Dj) 1895-96 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted in black, ERROR - "Zanzidar" for "Zanzibar" (row 4 pos 6), wmkd Star, perf 14, rare, lightly canceled, short corner perf, F-VF (Scott Retail $4000) ...(PHOTO) $1,800.00
1206 o 4b (4kD) 1895-96 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, ERROR - "Zanibar" for "Zanzibar", with small second "z" lower, row 7, pos 2, lightly canceled, VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $2250) ...(PHOTO) $2,025.00
1207 * 7b (8k) 1895-96 2½a yellow-green Q Victoria stamp of India, ERROR - "Zanibar" overprint in black, row 7, pos 2, small tone spots, OG,HR, fine, with Brandon certificate (Scott Retail $800) ...(PHOTO) $715.00
1208 * 17f (13nD) 1895-96 6a pale brown Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar", ERROR - double overprint, one albino, small second "z" lower, scarce, part OG, fine ...(PHOTO) $285.00
1209 * 18 var-20 var footnoted (23D-25D) 1896 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India with "Zanzibar" overprint surcharged in black, SG surcharges Type 3-5 (Scott Type a-c) cplt (3) each with VARIETY - small second "z", a rare and undercatalogued set as 19 (24) only occurs 10 times in the setting of 60, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $2,100.00
1210 o/▲ 18 var-20 var footnoted (23D-25D) 1896 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India with "Zanzibar" overprint surcharged in black, Sc surcharges Type a-c (SG Type 3-5) cplt, matched set of 3, each with the VARIETY - small second "z" raised, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $960.00
1211 * 18 var footnoted (23D) 1896 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, black SG Type 3 surcharge (Scott Type a), VARIETY - small second "z" raised, OG, LH, F-VF, with American Philatelic Society certificate ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1212 * 19 (24) 1896 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, black SG Type 4 surcharge (Scott Type b), only appears 10 times in the setting of 60, scarce and undercatalogued, OG,LH, VF ...(PHOTO) $930.00
1213 o 19 var footnoted (24D) 1896 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, black Sc surcharge Type b (SG Type 4), VARIETY - small second "z", raised, scarce as it appears only 10 times in the setting of 60, undercatalogued, bold cds, extremely well centered, XF ...(PHOTO) $570.00
1214 * 19 var (24E) 1896 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, black Sc surcharge Type b (SG Type 4), only appears 10 times in the setting of 60, scarce and undercatalogued, minor overprint variety small second "z" dropped and inverted "q" for "b", OG, VLH, VF, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) $930.00
1215 * 20 var footnoted (25D) 1896 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, black Sc surcharge Type c (SG Type 5), VARIETY - small second "z", scarce, well centered, OG,LH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) $195.00
1216 o 20 var footnoted (25D) 1896 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, black Sc surcharge Type c (SG Type 5), VARIETY - small second "z", lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $110.00
1217 * 21-23 (32-34) 1896 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India with "Zanzibar" overprint surcharged in red, SG surcharges Type 3-5 (Scott Type a-c) cplt (3), undercatalogued,scarce, especially SG Type 4 (Scott Type b) as it occurred only 10 times in the original setting of 60, note one with small second "z", OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $1,620.00
1218 * 21 (32) 1898 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, red Sc surcharge Type a (SG Type 3), signed Sismondo, OG, VLH, VF, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) $420.00
1219 o 21 var footnoted (32D) 1898 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, red Sc surcharge Type a (SG Type 3), extremely rare and undercatalogued used, VARIETY - small second "z", with light "Zanzibar" registered cds, VF ...(PHOTO) $1,740.00
1220 * 22 (33) 1898 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, red SG Type 4 surcharge (Scott Type b), key value in the set of 3, scarce as it appears only 10 times in the setting of 60, undercatalogued, OG, HR, F-VF, with Philatelic Foundation certificate ...(PHOTO) $900.00
1221 o 22 (33) 1898 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, red Scott surcharge Type b (SG Type 4), key value in the set of 3, scarce as it appears only 10 times in the setting of 60, undercatalogued, rarely seen used!, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $3,000.00
1222 * 23 (34) 1898 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, red SG Type 5 surcharge (Scott Type c), OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $570.00
1223 o 23 var footnoted (34D) 1898 2½a on 1a plum Q Victoria stamp of India, red SG Type 5 surcharge (Scott Type c), VARIETY - small second "z" (raised), an extremely rare and vastly undercatalogued used stamp, F-VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,950.00
1224 * 24-25 (35-37) 1898 2½ on 1a6d sepia Q Victoria stamps of India overprinted "Zanzibar" and surcharged in red, cplt (3) with surcharge SG Types 3-5 (Scott Types a-c), undercatalogued as the SG 36 (Scott 24C) only occurs 10 times in the setting of 60, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $1,440.00
1225 o 24C var footnoted (36D) 1898 2½a on 1½a sepia Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar", red SG Type 4 surcharge (Scott Type b), small second "z", very scarce and undercatalogued used as it only occurs 10 times in the setting of 60, well centered, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) $1,800.00
1226 * 24d var footnoted (22lD) 1895 2½a on 1½a sepia Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar", red SG Type 2 surcharge (Scott Type a), ERROR - inverted "1" in "½" plus VARIETY - small second "z", OG,HR, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $990.00
1227 * 26 var footnoted (29D) 1896 2½a on 1½a sepia Q Victoria stamp of India, red Scott surcharge Type d (SG Type 6), only 752 printed, VARIETY - small second "z", well centered, OG,HR, VF ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1228 o 26 var footnoted (29D) 1896 2½a on 1½a sepia Q Victoria stamp of India, red SG surcharge Type 6 (Sc Type d), only 752 printed, VARIETY - small second "z", with "Zanzibar" registered cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1229 * 27 (30) 1896 2½a on 1a6p sepia Q Victoria stamp of India, red SG Type 7 surcharge (Scott Type e), scarce, as only 192 were printed, undercatalogued, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $690.00
1230 o 27 (30) 1896 2½a on 1a6p sepia Q Victoria stamp of India, red SG Type 7 surcharge (Scott Type e), scarce, as only 192 were printed, of which very few were ever used!, undercatalogued, perfectly centered, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $1,740.00
1231 * 27 var footnoted (30D) 1896 2½a on 1a6p sepia Q Victoria stamp of India, red Sc surcharge Type e (SG Type 7), only 192 printed, VARIETY - small second "z", slightly toned as often found on this issue, OG,VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $475) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
1232 * 28-29 (38-40) 1898 2½ on 2a dull blue Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar" and surcharged in red, cplt (3) with SG surcharge Types 3-5, a rare and undercatalogued set as SG 39 (Scott 28A) only occurs 10 times in the setting of 60, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $1,560.00
1233 o 28 (38) 1896 2½a on 2a dull blue Q Victoria stamp of India, red SG surcharge Type 3 (Scott Type a), only 1504 printed, scarce and undercatalogued, especially used, with "Zanzibar" registered cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $1,380.00
1234 * 28A (39) 1898 2½a on 2a dull blue Q Victoria stamp of India, red Scott surcharge Type b (SG Type 4), rare and undercatalogued, as it only occurs 10 times in the complete setting of 60, fresh, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $960.00
1235 o 28A (39) 1898 2½a on 2a dull blue Q Victoria stamp of India, red SG surcharge Type 4 (Scott Type b), rare and undercatalogued, as it only occurs 10 times in the complete setting of 60, with "Zanzibar" cancels, pulled corner perf at bottom right, fine, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $2,100.00
1236 * 30-31 (26-27) 1896 2½a on 2a pale blue Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar", red Sc surcharge Type d (SG Type 6 - only 1504 printed), in vertical pair with red Sc surcharge Type e (SG Type 7 - only 384 printed), scarce, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $630.00
1237 * 30 var-31 var footnoted (26C-27C) 1896 2½ on 2a pale blue Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar", red SG Type 6 surcharge (only 1504 ptd, Sc Type d) in vertical pair with red SG Type 7 surcharge (only 384 ptd, Sc Type e), both with VARIETY - tall second "z", scarce multiple, OG,LH, fine, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $960.00
1238 * 30a var footnoted (26jD) 1896 2½a on 2a pale blue Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar", red Sc surcharge Type d (SG Type 6), ERROR - inverted "1" in "½", VARIETY - small second "z", rare as only 22 printed, OG,VLH, fine ...(PHOTO) $900.00
1239 * 30b var footnoted (26kD) 1896 2½ on 2a6p ultramarine Q Victoria stamp of India, surcharge Scott Type d (SG Type 6), VARIETY - Roman "I" in "½", and with footnoted VARIETY - small second "z" raised, OG,LH, fine, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $420.00
1240 * 31 (27) 1896 2½a on 2a pale blue Q Victoria stamp of India, red Scott surcharge Type e (SG Type 7), only 384 printed, rare and undercatalogued, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $315.00
1241 o 31 var footnoted (27D) 1896 2½a on 2a pale blue Q Victoria stamp of India overprinted "Zanzibar", red Sc surcharge Type e (SG Type 7), only 384 printed, VARIETY - small second "z", dropped, used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $270.00
1242 * 32-37 (41-46) 1896 ½a-7½a Q Victoria stamps of British East Africa overprinted "Zanzibar" in black and red, cplt (6), small "z" varieties present, a difficult mint set because the 2½a, while 1200 were printed, was the standard postal rate and a high percentage were used postally, quite undercatalogued, the ratio in Stanley Gibbons is far too small in our experience, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1243 ** 38-52 (156-74) 1896 ½a-5R Sultan Seyyid Hamed-bin-Thwain issue, wmkd Rosette, perf 14, cplt (15), OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $330.00
1244 o/ 48 var (169 var) 1898 1R blue Sultan Hamed-bin-Twain, block of four showing the hand-painted flags, done by the P.O. because the red flags were printed off register, lightly canceled, a rare multiple, VF ...(PHOTO) $375.00
1245 * 53-55 (175-77) 1897 2½a on 4a myrtle-green and red Sultan set of all three different surcharges, scarce and undercatalogued (only 700 sets issued), the vast majority were used, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $750.00
1246 o 53-55 (175-77) 1897 2½a on 4a myrtle-green and red Sultan Seyyid Hamed-bin Thwain, set of all three different red surcharges, scarce and undercatalogued (only 700 sets issued), used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $630.00
1247 * 54 (176) 1897 2½a on 4a myrtle-green and red Sultan Seyyid Hamed-bin Thwain, surcharged SG Type 4 in red, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1248 ** 62-78 (188-204) 1899-1901 ½a-5R Sultan Seyyid Hamoud-bin-Mohammed bin Said, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, cplt (17), OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1249 o 62-78 (188-204) 1899-1901 ½a-5R Sultan Seyyid Hamoud-bin-Mohammed bin Said, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, cplt (17), lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $315) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
1250 * 79-93 (210-24) 1904 ½a-5R Monogram of Sultan Seyyid Ali bin Hamoud bin Naherud Monogram set, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, cplt (15), OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $355) ...(PHOTO) $265.00
1251 o 97b (208a) 1904 2½a on 7½a mauve Sultan Seyyid Hamoud-bin-Mohammed bin Said surcharged SG Type 22a, VARIETY - thin open "w" (row 2 pos 2 or row 3, pos 4), lightly canceled, F-VF, with BPA certificate (Scott Retail $105) ...(PHOTO) $100.00
1252 o 97c (208b) 1904 2½a on 7½a mauve Sultan Seyyid Hamoud-bin-Mohammed bin Said surcharged SG Type 22b, VARIETY - serif at foot of "f" (row 3, pos 1), lightly canceled, VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $180) ...(PHOTO) $165.00
1253 * 99-113 (225-39) 1908-09 1¢-10R Sultan Ali bin Hamoud and Sultan's Palace, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, cplt (15), a popular and attractive issue, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $580) ...(PHOTO) $490.00
1254 * 113 (239) 1908 10R blue-green and brown Sultan's Palace, wmkd Multiple Rosettes sideways, perf 14, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $215) ...(PHOTO) $195.00
1255 o 113 (239) 1908 10R blue-green and brown Sultan's Palace, wmkd Multiple Rosettes sideways, perf 14, lightly canceled, perfectly centered, SUPERB (Scott Retail $375) ...(PHOTO) $320.00
1256 * 115 (241) 1908-09 30R black and sepia View of Port, wmkd Multiple Rosettes sideways, perf 14, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $725) ...(PHOTO) $675.00
1257 * 117 (243) 1908-09 50R black and mauve View of Port, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, attractive and popular, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $825) ...(PHOTO) $750.00
1258 ** 119 (245) 1908-09 200R brown and greenish black View of Port, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, rare,very well centered, with left sheet-margin, OG, NH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $1650) ...(PHOTO) $1,800.00
1259 * 120-34 (246-60) 1913 1¢-10r Sultan Kalif bin Harub and Dhow set, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, cplt (15), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $390) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1260 o 120-34 (246-60) 1913 1¢-10r Sultan Kalif bin Harub and Dhow set, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, cplt (15), F-VF (Scott Retail $670) ...(PHOTO) $600.00
1261 o 134 (260) 1913 10R green and brown Dhow, wmkd Multiple Rosettes (sideways), perf 14, scarce used, with "Zanzibar" squared-circle cancel, F-VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $375.00
1262 * 135 (260b) 1913 20R black and green Dhow, wmkd Multiple Rosettes (sideways), perf 14, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $375) ...(PHOTO) $340.00
1263 o 135 (260b) 1913 20R black and green Dhow, wmkd Multiple Rosettes (sideways), perf 14, very rare and undercatalogued used, perfectly centered, light squared-circle cancel, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $1,170.00
1264 o 136 (260c) 1913 30R black and brown Dhow, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, scarce, and undercatalouged used, light squared-circle cancel, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $2,100.00
1265 * 137 (260d) 1913 40R black and vermilion Dhow, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $675) ...(PHOTO) $715.00
1266 * 138 (260e) 1913 50R black and purple Dhow, wmkd Multiple Rosettes, perf 14, signed Diena, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $675) ...(PHOTO) $600.00
1267 * 154 var (274w) 1914 5R steel-blue Sailing Canoe, perf 14, rare ERROR - wmkd MCA inverted, severely undercatalogued since only one sheet was issued, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $450.00
1268 * 156-77 (276-97) 1921-29 1¢-30R Sultan Khalif bin Harub, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (22), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $1040) ...(PHOTO) $975.00
1269 * 156-75 (276-95) 1921-29 1¢-10R Sultan Khalif bin Harub, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (20), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $290) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
1270 158 (278) 1922 Oct 26 Cover to England franked with 3¢ yellow and tied with "Zanzibar" cds, with additional black handstamped "1½d" F.B. Tax and ½d and 1d GB Postage Dues affixed to pay this tax, very scarce usage, folds, wear and tear at left and a few tone spots, otherwise, VG ...(PHOTO) $150.00
1271 o 168 var (288y) 1921 50¢ myrtle-green Sultan Kalif bin Harub, perf 14, rare VARIETY - wmkd Script CA inverted and reversed, only one pane was issued, lightly cancelled, well centered, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1272 o 168 var (288y) 1921 50¢ myrtle-green Sultan Kalif bin Harub, perf 14, rare VARIETY - wmkd Script CA inverted and reversed, only one pane was issued, slight perf flaw, lightly canceled, f app ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1273 o 175 (295) 1921-29 10R green and brown Dhow, wmkd Script CA (sideways), perf 14, very rare and undercatalogued used, perfectly centered, light "Zanzibar" cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $840.00
1274 * 176 (296) 1921-29 20R black and green Dhow, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
1275 * 177 (297) 1929 30R black and brown Dhow, wmkd Script CA (sideways), perf 14, scarce, OG, VLH, XF (Scott Retail $350) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
1276 * J1-3, J4, J5, J6a, J7-8, J9-11 (D1/17) 1926-30 1¢-75¢ black on orange Postage Dues, 12 values including the 18¢ salmon shade, the regularly issued set, unused as issued, VF (Scott Retail $185) ...(PHOTO) $195.00
1277 J15 (D22) 1932 10¢ black K George V of Kenya and Uganda, tied by "Uganda" cds to printed envelope (slightly reduced in opening) sent to Zanzibar, bearing 12¢ black on blue Postage Due, with slight corner fault, scarce, fine (Scott Retail $450) ...(PHOTO) $450.00
ZULULAND
1278 * 1-11 (1-11) 1888-93 ½d-5' Q Victoria stamps of Great Britain overprinted "ZULULAND", cplt (11), of the 9d only 3701 were sold and a mere 998 of the 5'!, several faulty lower values, with RPSL certificate for the 5' (OG, VLH), OG, HR, F-VF app (Scott Retail $1395) ...(PHOTO) $1,125.00
1279 o 1-10 (1-10) 1888-93 ½d-1' Q Victoria stamps of Great Britain overprinted "ZULULAND", cplt (10), of the 9d only 3701 were sold, F-VF (Scott Retail $650) ...(PHOTO) $450.00
1280 * 15-22 (20-27) 1894-96 ½d-4' Q Victoria Keyplates, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (8), several faulty stamps, 2'6d is faded, fair-Fine, OG, HR, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $355) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
1281 * 23 (28) 1894-96 £1 purple on red Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $600) ...(PHOTO) $600.00
1282 * 24 var listed (29s) 1894-96 £5 purple and black on red Q Victoria overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black, wmkd CA, perf 14, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $450) ...(PHOTO) $415.00



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