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Auction #128




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Cat / Net Est
MESOPOTAMIA
771 ** N53 (15) 1921 1R on 10pi red-brown Sweet Waters of Europe stamp of Turkey with "British Occupation" overprint, SG Type B (without Reshad, Iraq Issue), the release (without reshad) was never announced, thus the new issue dealers of the time failed to provide it to their clients, stamp catalogues did not list its existence until several years later, seriously undercatalogued mint, the vast majority were used postally or fiscally, P.O. fresh, OG,NH, VF ...(PHOTO) $1,170.00
772 * NO1-13 (O19-31) 1920 ½a on 10pa-10R on 100pi Occupation Officials, unwmkd, cplt (13), OG, HR, VF (Scott Retail $615) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
773 * NO14-21 (O33-40) 1921-23 ½a on 10pa-2R on 25pi Turkish Pictorials, wmkd MSCA, perf 14, overprinted "IRAQ in British Occupation" and "On State Service", cplt (8), a difficult and much undercatalogued set, seldom offered, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) $330.00
MONTSERRAT
774 * 3-4 (4-5) 1880 2½d-4d Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (2), OG, LH, VF (Scott Retail $460) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
775 o 3-4 (4-5) 1880 2½d-4d Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (2), lightly canceled, VF (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $175.00
776 * 75-84 (84-93) 1932 ½d-5' K George V Tercentenary set, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (10), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $195) ...(PHOTO) $165.00
NATAL
777 o 35A (28a) 1869 3d blue Q Victoria overprinted "Postage" SG Type 7a, unwmkd, clean-cut perf 14 to 16, SUPERB, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) $630.00
778 o/▲ 81-98 (127-44) 1902-03 ½d-£5 K Edward VII set, wmkd CA, cplt (18) to the £5, last is tied to piece, light cancels, F-VF (Scott Retail $1865) ...(PHOTO) $1,425.00
779 * 96 (142) 1902 £1 black and bright blue K Edward VII, wmkd CC, perf 14, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $350) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
780 * 97 (143) 1902 £1.10' green and violet K Edward VII, wmkd CC, perf 14, scarce, signed E Diena, with photocopy of E Diena certificate for three stamps that this is from, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $600) ...(PHOTO) $600.00
781 * 98 (144) 1902 £5 mauve and black K Edward VII, wmkd CC, perf 14, quite rare, vertical crease, OG, VLH, SUP app (Scott Retail $5500) ...(PHOTO) $5,625.00
782 **/S 99 var listed (145as) 1902 £10 green and orange K Edward VII overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black, wmkd CC, perf 14, OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $450) ...(PHOTO) $450.00
783 o 100 (145b) 1902 £20 red and green K Edward VII, wmkd CC, perf 14, fiscal (revenue) manuscript cancel, fresh and perfectly centered, SUPERB (Scott Retail $325) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
784 * 101-08 (146//157) 1904-08 ½d-2'6 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $295) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
785 * 109 (162) 1908 £1.10' brown-orange and deep purple K Edward VII on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, rich deep fresh color, scarce, lrg OG, fine, with Brandon certificate (Scott Retail $1900) ...(PHOTO) $1,800.00
786 * 116 (171) 1908-09 £1 purple and black on red K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $440) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
787 * O1-6 (O1-6) 1904 ½d-1' K Edward VII Officials, cplt (6), scarce and undercatalogued, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $630.00
788 o O1-6 (O1-6) 1904 ½d-1' K Edward VII Officials, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (6), scarce and undercatalogued, F-VF (Scott Retail $385) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
NAURU
789 **/ 3 (3) 1923 1½d red-brown K George V of Great Britain overprinted "NAURU" at foot, wmkd Crown GR, perf 14, a very rare block of four, OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $230) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
790 * 13-15 (21-23) 1916-23 2'6d-10' K George V Sea Horses of Great Britain overprinted SG Type 3, De La Rue printing, cplt (3), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $480) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
791 * 15 (23) 1916-23 10' pale blue Sea Horses of Great Britain overprinted SG Type 3 in red, De La Rue printing, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
NEVIS
792 * 21-30, 23a (25-34, 27a) 1882-90 ½d-1' Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (11) with all Stanley Gibbons shades, scarce, rarely offered, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $1445) ...(PHOTO) $1,200.00
793 * 28 (32) 1883 6d green Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, only 1020 ptd (a considerable portion of which were subsequently overprinted "Revenue"), with bottom sheet-margin, unused, F-VF (Scott Retail $500) ...(PHOTO) $450.00
NEW BRITAIN
794 o 1 (1) 1914 1d on 3pf brown Yacht, first setting, only 200 ptd, as such rare and vastly undercatalogued,perfectly centered, violet "Rabaul" cancel, signed Holcombe SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $2,100.00
795 * 7 (7) 1914 3d on 25pf black and red on yellow Yacht, G.R.I. overprint, first setting, only 309 printed, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $375) ...(PHOTO) $340.00
796 * 21 (21) 1915 2½d on 20pf ultramarine Yacht, G.R.I. overprint, second setting (5mm), unwmkd, perf 14, given this stamp's scarcity it is doubtful that more than one pane was printed, a rare and difficult stamp, significantly undercatalogued, signed Calves, OG, VLH, F-VF, with Roumet certificate ...(PHOTO) $3,300.00
797 ** 24 (24) 1914 4d on 40pf lake and black Yacht, G.R.I. overprint, second setting (5mm), only 737 issued, OG, NH, SUPERB, with Ceremuga certificate ...(PHOTO) $300.00
798 * 25 (25) 1914 5d on 50pf black and purple on buff Yacht, G.R.I. overprint, second setting (5mm), only 282 printed, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $350) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
799 * 26 (26) 1914 8d on 80pf black and carmine on rose Yacht, G.R.I. overprint, second setting (5mm), only 328 (Moore, 1st and 2nd settings) printed, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $475) ...(PHOTO) $395.00
NEW GUINEA
800 * 1-13 (125-36) 1925-28 ½d-£1 Native Village, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (13), mixed condition, some small faults or thins, OG, HR, fine app (Scott Retail $500) ...(PHOTO) $415.00
801 * 18-30 (150-62) 1931 1d-£1 Bird of Paradise, dated scrolls, perf 11, cplt (13), some gum creases, 10' with toned gum, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $490) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
802 * 31-45 (177-89) 1932-34 1d-£1 Bird of Paradise, undated scrolls, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (15), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $305) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
803 * C1-13 (137-49) 1931 ½d-£1 Native Village with Air Mail overprints, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (13), OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $310) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
804 o C1-13 (137-49) 1931 ½d-£1 Native Village with Air Mail overprints, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (13), used, F-VF (Scott Retail $640) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
805 * C14-27 (163-76) 1931 ½d-£1 Bird of Paradise with Air Mail overprints, dated scrolls, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (14), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $365) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
806 * C28-43 (190-203) 1932-34 ½d-£1 Bird of Paradise with Air Mail overprints, undated scrolls, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (16), OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $310) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
807 o C28-43 (190-203) 1932-34 ½d-£1 Bird of Paradise with Air Mail overprints, undated scrolls, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (16), lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $360) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
808 * C46-59 (212-25) 1939 ½d-£1 Bulolo Goldfields Air Mails, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (14), OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $645) ...(PHOTO) $1,125.00
809 * O12-22 (O31-41) 1931 1d-5' Bird of Paradise Officials, dated scrolls, overprinted "OS", perf 11, cplt (11), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $270) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
810 * O23-35 (O42-54) 1932-34 1d-5' Bird of Paradise Officials, undated scrolls, overprinted "OS", perf 11, cplt (13), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $355) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
811 O25 (O44) 1933 Aug 9 "O.H.M.S." Official cover to New South Wales franked with 2d Official and tied with violet "GASMATA" cds, scarce, VF ...(PHOTO) $315.00
NEW HEBRIDES
812 * 1-6 (4-9) 1908 ½d-1' K Edward VII of Fiji overprinted SG Type 1, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (6), of the 1' only 1440 were printed, undercatalogued, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $215) ...(PHOTO) $210.00
813 * 31 (35) 1921 2d on 40c red on yellow Weapons and Idols (French issue) surcharge, wmkd RF in Sheet, perf 14, seriously undercatalogued as only 40 sheets (1200 stamps) were originally printed, OG, VLH, VF, with Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott Retail $125) ...(PHOTO) $135.00
814 o 33-37 (36-39) 1921 1d-6d Weapons and Idols, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, extremely rare and undercatalogued used!, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $540.00
815 ** 50-61 (52-63) 1938 5c-10F Island and Outrigger Canoe, wmkd MCA, perf 12, cplt (12), 6 values with top corner sheet-margins, gum badly toned, OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $300) ...(PHOTO) $340.00
816 * J1-5 (D1-5) 1925 1d (10¢)-10d (1fr) Postage Due overprinted SG Type D1, cplt (5), a fresh untoned set from the Crown Agent's stock, most of the issue was sold at the New Hebrides P.O. and usually tends to be quite seriously toned, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $240.00
NEW REPUBLIC
817 * 7a (9) 1886 1/s violet on yellow, this configuration of the denomination is unique to this date of 13 OCT 86, rare, signed, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $660.00
818 * 28a var footnoted (37) 1886 2/6 violet on blue (6 SEP 86), ex-King Carol of Romania, rare, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $450.00
819 * 32 var footnoted (42) 1886 10s violet on blue (13 JAN 86), perfectly centered, OG,HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $390.00
820 * 32Be (43b) 1886 10s6d violet on blue (2 JUL 86), ERROR - "d" omitted, rare date, unpriced until 2007 but at a level that is irrelevant to its actual rarity!, well centered, small tone spot, OG,VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) $2,250.00
821 * 37 (48) 1886 1d violet on yellow with embossed arms (10 FEB 86), tiny embossing puncture, OG,HR, f app ...(PHOTO) $480.00
822 * 42c (53b) 1886 2d violet on blue with embossed arms (2 DEC 86), horizontal pair with arms tête-bêche, scarce, small tear on right stamp, OG,HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $550) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
823 * 54b (91a) 1886 7/6 violet on yellow with embossed arms, horizontal pair with tête-bêche arms, unpriced in Stanley Gibbons and Scott, fresh, very rare, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $4,350.00
NEW ZEALAND
824 o 4 (4) 1855 1d red Q Victoria Chalon Head on blue paper, unwmkd, Auckland printing, imperf, full margins three sides, clear to just touching at right, lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $2150) ...(PHOTO) $1,465.00
825 o 6 (6) 1857 1' green Q Victoria on blue paper, unwmkd, Auckland printing, imperf, large margin to just cutting in, light numeral "14" grid cancel, VG-fair, (Scott Retail $4250) ...(PHOTO) $975.00
826 o 9h (14) 1857 6d pale brown Q Victoria on white paper, unwmkd, imperf, four margins, light numeral "1" cancel, VF (Scott Retail $325) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
827 o 10 (17) 1857-63 1' blue-green Q Victoria Chalon Head on white paper, unwmkd, imperf, large to close margins, light numeral "15" cancel, signed Diena, VF (Scott Retail $2000) ...(PHOTO) $1,575.00
828 o 11 (33) 1862 1d orange-vermilion Q Victoria, wmkd Large Star, imperf, an attractive four margined example (close at right), with light numeral "4" cancel, VF (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
829 * 56i (184) 1878 1' green Q Victoria, wmkd NZ and Small Star (SG Type 12a), perf 12x11½, brown toned OG, LH, fine (Scott Retail $225) ...(PHOTO) $205.00
830 * 83 (259) 1898 5' vermilion Mt. Cook, unwmkd, perf 12 to 16, slightly oxidized, part OG, fine (Scott Retail $375) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
831 o 83 (259) 1898 5' vermilion Mt. Cook, unwmkd, perf 12 to 16, light cds, fine (Scott Retail $525) ...(PHOTO) $490.00
832 o 86C-98 (260-72) 1899-1903 ½d-5' Pictorials on thick, soft ("Pirie") paper, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (13) per Scott with the later printing of the low values, most are lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $670) ...(PHOTO) $545.00
833 * 107-120 (302//329) ½d-5' Pictorials on thin hard ("Cowan") paper, wmkd NZ and Star Single, perf 14, 11, cplt (14) per Scott, 1d with thin, OG, HR, fine (Scott Retail $880) ...(PHOTO) $675.00
834 o 120 (329) 1903 5' vermilion Mt. Cook, wmkd Single NZ and star (sideways), perf 14, "Dunedin" squared-circle cancel, F-VF (Scott Retail $300) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
835 * 121 (269a) 1903 2' blue-green Milford Sound, unwmkd, laid paper, scarce Wellington printing (paper of unknown origin was used in a small emergency printing, accounting for its scarcity), OG,LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $900.00
836 o 121 (269a) 1903 2' blue-green Milford Sound, unwmkd, laid paper, scarce Wellington printing (paper of unknown origin was used in a small emergency printing, accounting for its scarcity), lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $420.00
837 * 122-25 (370-73) 1906 ½d-6d Christchurch Exhibition set, wmkd Single NZ and Star (sideways), perf 14, cplt (4), ½d and 1d with faults, OG, VLH, fine (Scott Retail $335) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
838 * 122 var-25 var (370 var-73 var) 1906 ½d-6d Christchurch Exhibition set, cplt (4), VARIETY - wmk inverted, bright vivid colors, extremely well centered, a hand-picked set of this difficult issue, OG,VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $450.00
839 * 126-28 (383-85) 1908 3d-1' Pictorials (reduced size) on thin, hard "Cowan" paper, wmkd Single NZ and star, perf 14x15 (comb), high value with black offset on reverse, oxidized, OG, HR, VG app (Scott Retail $235) ...(PHOTO) $220.00
840 * 130-39 (386-94) 1908-16 ½d-1' K Edward VII, wmkd Single NZ and star, cplt (10) per Scott, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $285) ...(PHOTO) $195.00
841 * 130d (A2) 1913 ½d deep green K Edward VII, overprinted "VICTORIA LAND." SG Type A2 in black at Wellington, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $1100) ...(PHOTO) $640.00
842 * 130e//37e (412-15) 1913 ½d-6d K George V overprinted "AUCKLAND EXHIBITION, 1913.", cplt (4), OG, LH, fine (Scott Retail $610) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
843 * 144-64 (416//440) 1915-22 ½d-1' K George V, wmkd Single NZ and star, various perfs, cplt (21) per Scott, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $355) ...(PHOTO) $160.00
844 * 145-59 (416-30) 1915-30 1½d-1' K George V, wmkd Single NZ and star, perf 14x13½, cplt (15) OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $135.00
845 * 320 (763b) 1958 2d on 1½d brown-lake Q Elizabeth II, ERROR - surcharge on Scott 290 (SG 725), only 14,400 printed, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $120.00
846 **/ 320a (763b "a" var footnoted) 1958 2d on 1½d brown-lake Q Elizabeth II, ERROR - surcharge on Scott 290 (Stanley Gibbons 725), block of four, VARIETY - small diameter of dot (3¾mm), P.O. fresh, extremely rare as the vast majority of the errors were surcharged with a diameter of dot 4½mm, very few exist, listed but unpriced in Scott, OG,NH, F-VF, with RPS of New Zealand certificate ...(PHOTO) $3,300.00
847 o AR25 (unlisted) 1882-90 £5 dark blue Q Victoria Postal Fiscal, wmkd NZ and Star Close (Scott Type 61), unpriced in Scott, postally used with "Napier" squared-circle cds, VF ...(PHOTO) $1,200.00
848 o AR26 (unlisted) 1882-90 £6 orange red Q Victoria Postal Fiscal, wmkd NZ and Star Close (Scott Type 61), unpriced in Scott, with rare "Dunedin" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) $1,680.00
849 o AR42 var (F121) 1921 12'6d deep plum Q Victoria Postal Fiscal, wmkd single-lined NZ and Star Close Together (SG Type 43) sideways, perf 14½x14 comb, light fiscal embossed cancel, very rare (normal used catalogue value is £5,000), F-VF ...(PHOTO) $420.00
850 * AR46-50, AR57-58 (F145-49, F156-57) 1931-35 1'3d//15' Coat of Arms Postal Fiscals on thick, opaque, chalk-surfaced "Cowan" paper, with horizontal mesh, wmkd Single NZ and Star, perf 14, seven stamps, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $410) ...(PHOTO) $375.00
851 * AR57 (F156) 1935 12'6d deep plum Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal, Cowan thick, opaque, chalk-surfaced paper with horizontal mesh, wmkd Single NZ and star, perf 14, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $250) ...(PHOTO) $175.00
852 * AR60 (F159) 1931 25' greenish blue Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal, Cowan thick, opaque, chalk-surfaced paper with horizontal mesh, wmkd single-lined NZ and Star Close Together (SG Type 43), perf 14, scarce, OG, VLH, VF, with Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott Retail $550) ...(PHOTO) $715.00
853 * AR64 (F163) 1931 £2 10' red Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal on thick, opaque, chalk-surfaced "Cowan" paper, with horizontal mesh, wmkd single-lined NZ and Star Close Together, perf 14, scarce, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $505.00
854 * AR66 (F165) 1935 £3 10' rose Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal on thick, opaque, chalk-surfaced Cowan paper, with horizontal mesh, wmkd Single NZ and star (SG Type 43), perf 14, well centered, rich color, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $3,750.00
855 * AR67 (F166) 1935 £4 light blue Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal on thick, opaque, chalk-surfaced "Cowan" paper, with horizontal mesh, wmkd single-lined NZ and Star Close Together, perf 14, scarce, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $600.00
856 * AR71-74 (F187-90) 1940 3'6d on 3'6d - 22' on 22' Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal surcharges in black on "Wiggins Teape" chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd NZ and Star "single", perf 14, cplt (4), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $490) ...(PHOTO) $1,125.00
857 * AR95-98 (F212, 214-16) 1942-45 3'6d on 3'6d - 22' on 22' Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal surcharges on "Wiggins Teape" chalk-surfaced paper with vertical mesh, wmkd Multiple NZ and Star (SG Type 98), perf 14, cplt (4), OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $430) ...(PHOTO) $600.00
858 o AR98 var (F218 var) 1950 (circa) £200 on £200 green Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal overprinted SG Type F7, a high value revenue stamp, fiscally used, VF ...(PHOTO) $95.00
859 * B1-7 (544-47, 552-53, 555) 1929-34 1d+1d-2d+2d Health semi-postals, wmkd Single NZ and star, various perfs, cplt (7) per Scott, OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $295) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
860 ** B3-4 (546-47) 1931 1d+1d - 2d+1d Smiling Boy Health semi-postals, wmkd Single NZ & Star (sideways), perf 14½x14, cplt (2), OG, NH, VF (Scott Retail $200) ...(PHOTO) $150.00
861 ** B58b (777a) 1959 3d+1d New Zealand Stilt Health semi-postal, wmkd Multiple NZ and star, perf 14x14½, with bottom sheet-margin, OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $160) ...(PHOTO) $180.00
862 ** B154 (2000a) 1996 Health 40¢+5¢ Semi-Postal "Teddy Bear" design error with Child Facing Forwards from withdrawn first printing, the regular gum version, only about 1000 were sold, OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $1000) ...(PHOTO) $825.00
863 ** B155 (2003a) 1996 Health 40¢+5¢ Semi-Postal self-adhesive "Teddy Bear" design error with Child Facing Forwards from withdrawn first printing, the self adhesive is known to be many times scarcer than the regular gum version as only one roll of 100 was released prior to being recalled, OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $1750) ...(PHOTO) $1,350.00
864 */o J1-11, J2 var, J3 var (D2-4, D6-8, D9-12, D14-16) 1899 ½d-2' carmine (or vermilion) and green Postage Dues, wmkd NZ and Star Wide Apart, perf 11, 13 early values, very mixed centering, 5d-10d {J8 (D2), J6-7, J9 (D6-8)} are unused, balanced used, VG-Fine, (Scott Retail $835) ...(PHOTO) $505.00
865 ** O1 (O7) 1891-1906 1d rose Q Victoria, wmkd NZ and Star, rose "O.P.S.O." handstamp, perf 11, very rare and seldom seen, with Brandon certificate for the block of four this stamp is from, ex-Pattiz, OG,NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $2,550.00
866 * O13 (O20) 1898 5d purple-brown Otira Gorge, violet "O.P.S.O." handstamp, unwmkd, perf 14, very rare, perfectly centered, ex-Pattiz, OG,VLH, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $6,000.00
867 o O30 (O67) 1907 5' deep red Mt. Cook, overprinted "OFFICIAL" (SG Type O3), wmkd NZ and Star Single, perf 14, VF (Scott Retail $350) ...(PHOTO) $195.00
868 * O39-40 (O83-84) 1913 5'-£1 Q Victoria Postal Fiscals overprinted "OFFICIAL." SG Type O3 on chalk-surfaced de la Rue paper, wmkd Single NZ and star (sideways), perf 14, 5' with toned OG, £1 with bottom sheet-margin, OG, LH, VF (Scott Retail $1125) ...(PHOTO) $750.00
869 * O57 (O113) 1933 5' green Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal overprinted "OFFICIAL." SG Type O3 on thick, opaque, chalk-surfaced "Cowan" paper with horizontal mesh, wmkd NZ and Star "single", perf 14, OG, LH, fine, with Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott Retail $450) ...(PHOTO) $340.00
870 (P2) 1907 1d carmine Reefton Police Department provisional, current perf 14 stamp of 1906 with red manuscript "Official" and handstamped with circular "Greymouth--Paid--3", used on piece with "Reefton 23/3/07" squared-circle datestamp (as per Stanley Gibbons footnote), a very rare stamp with only 6 used copies recorded, very fresh and bright example as it has not been soaked off piece, VF-S, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,740.00
NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE
871 * 22 (13) 1893 ½d on 2½d violet on blue Q Victoria of Great Britain overprint, carmine surcharge (SG Type 4 - with stop after "Y"), only 120 printed, OG, VLH, F-VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $475) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
NIGERIA
872 o 12 (12) 1914 £1 deep purple and black on red K George V, chalk-surfaced paper, Die I, wmkd MCA, perf 14, undercatalogued used, lightly canceled, XF ...(PHOTO) $345.00
873 * 12a (12ba) 1929 £1 purple and black on red K George V, Die II, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce late printing, OG, LH, VF (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
874 * 18 var (15c) 1925 ½d green K George V on ordinary paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, VARIETY - vertical interpanneau "gutter" pair, Die I and Die II, scarce, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $430.00
875 * 19 var (16c) 1925 1d rose-carmine K George V on ordinary paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, VARIETY - vertical interpanneau "gutter" pair, Die I and Die II, scarce, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $395.00
876 o 35 var (31k) 1935 2d green and indigo Silver Jubilee, Waterlow printing, perf 11x12, VARIETY - kite and vertical log (Plate "2A", row 10, pos 6), perfectly centered, lightly canceled with 19"35" double-ring cancel, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $115.00
877 ** 38-49 (34-45) 1936 ½d-£1 K George V pictorials, wmkd CA, perf 11½x13 and perf 14, cplt (12), OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $225.00
878 o 38-49 (34-45) 1936 ½d-£1 K George V pictorials, wmkd CA, perf 11½x13 and perf 14, cplt (12), lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $450) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
NIUE
879 * 3a var footnoted (3b "a" var) 1902 ½d green Mount Cook of New Zealand on Basted Mills paper, wmkd double-lined "NZ" and Star, perf 14, overprinted "NIUE. ½ PENI." SG Type 2 in red, combination ERROR - surcharge inverted with VARIETY spaced "U" and "E", centering is as normal for the inverted surcharge, rare as Buckingham reported only 4 copies of this variety were printed (one sheet of inverted surcharges), signed Diena, OG, HR, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,380.00
880 * 13c (15) 1903 1' brown-orange New Zealand Kea and Kaka overprinted "NIUE \ Tahae Sileni", ERROR - "Tahae" (one word, which translates locally into "thief") instead of "Taha e" (two words), known as the "Thief Shilling", only 96 copies were sold, normal centering for this error, fine for issue, OG,LH, , with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $750) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
881 * 30-34 (33-37) 1918-23 2'-£1 Q Victoria Postal Fiscals of New Zealand overprinted "NIUE." SG Type 10 in blue or red on chalk-surfaced "DeLa Rue" paper, wmkd NZ and Star "single" (sideways), perf 14½x14, comb, only 1200 overprinted of the £1, cplt (5), OG, LH, fine (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
882 * 86-89 (79-82) 1941-43 2'6d-£1 Coat of Arms of New Zealand Postal Fiscal stamps overprinted "NIUE." with narrow E SG Type 17 on thin, hard, chalk-surfaced "Wiggins Teape" paper with vertical mesh, wmkd NZ and Star single, perf 14, cplt (4), OG, VLH, VF (Scott Retail $415) ...(PHOTO) $750.00
NORTH BORNEO
883 * 48 (49) 1889 $5 bright purple Coat of Arms, perf 14, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $320.00
884 o 58 (65) 1892 8¢ on 25¢ indigo Coat of Arms surcharged SG Type 23 ("Cents" with capital "C") in red, scarce used, light cds, VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $200) ...(PHOTO) $165.00
885 * 136-49 (158-177) 1909-23 1¢-24¢ Pictorials, unwmkd, perf 13½-14, cplt (14) per Scott, some small faults, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $360) ...(PHOTO) $395.00
886 * B1-13 (189-201) 1916 1¢-25¢ Pictorials, overprinted SG Type 68 "Cross" in vermilion (thick shiny ink), issued in support of the Red Cross, perf 13½-14, cplt (13), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $1040) ...(PHOTO) $1,015.00
887 * B14-30 (214-34) 1918 1¢+2¢ - $10+2¢ Red Cross 2¢ surcharges SG Type 69, cplt (17), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $1165) ...(PHOTO) $1,240.00
888 * B31-47, B38 var, B42 var (235-52) 1918 1¢+4¢ - $10+4¢ Pictorials with RED CROSS semi-Postal surcharges (SG Type 70), cplt (19) with all Stanley Gibbons shades, OG,VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) $675.00
NORTH WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS
889 * 26 (99) 1916 £1 chocolate and dull blue Kangaroo of Australia, overprinted "N. W. PACIFIC ISLANDS." SG Type 6a, wmkd Narrow Crown and Narrow A (SG Type W6), perf 12, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
890 * 29-37 (106-17) 1919-22 2d-10' Kangaroos of Australia, wmkd Narrow Crown and Narrow A (SG Type W6), overprinted "N. W. Pacific Islands." SG Type 11, perf 12, cplt (9), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $380) ...(PHOTO) $320.00
NORTHERN NIGERIA
891 * 1-9 (1-9) 1900 ½d-10' Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (9), OG, HR, fine (Scott Retail $640) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
892 * 9 (9) 1900 10' green and brown Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $325) ...(PHOTO) $340.00
893 * 40-52 (40-52) 1912 ½d-£1 K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (13), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $315) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
894 o 40-52 (40-52) 1912 ½d-£1 K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (13), lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $375) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
NORTHERN RHODESIA
895 * 1-17 (1-17) 1925-29 ½d-20' K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 12½, cplt (17), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $730) ...(PHOTO) $825.00
896 * 68 var (68w) 1953 6d grey-black Q Elizabeth II, perf 12½x14, ERROR - wmk MSCA inverted, quite rare as a few years back an example realized £7,500 when the catalogue value was £2,000!, circa 4 mint examples known per Grosvenor, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $4,315.00
NYASALAND PROTECTORATE
897 * 10 (81) 1908 £1 purple and black on red K Edward VII on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, well centered, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $650) ...(PHOTO) $675.00
898 * 24 (99e) 1919 £10 purple and royal blue K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, a rare high value from a later printing, with right-hand sheet-margin, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $4000) ...(PHOTO) $4,125.00
899 o 24 (99e) 1919 £10 purple and royal blue K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, a rare high value from a later printing, central vignette slightly discolored, a great space-filler for a rare stamp, lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $2000) ...(PHOTO) $2,025.00
900 J1, J3 (D1, D3) 1952 Jan 10 cover from Bahamas to Nyasaland franked with 2x ½d and tied with "GREEN CASTLE" cds, assessed tax upon arrival with black "T" in circle and 1x 1d and 1x 3d Dues, tied with "Likoma Island" cds, a very scarce usage on cover, VF ...(PHOTO) $450.00
OMAN (BRITISH POSTAL AGENCIES IN EASTERN ARABIA)
901 o 56A (58a) 1956 1½a on 1½d green Q Elizabeth II of Great Britain, wmkd St. Edwards Crown, perf 14, overprinted "1½ ANNAS" in error on this watermark, most of the known copies emanated through Southern Stamp Services packet making division who first discovered it while sorting out a shipment of mission mixture received from the Middle East, a very rare and difficult stamp, seldom seen and significantly undercatalogued, VF-S, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $3,900.00
ORANGE RIVER COLONY
902 ** 9 (footnoted after 87) 1900 6d blue Orange Tree, prepared for use but seized (and subsequently overprinted) in Bloemfontein before being issued, scarce and undercatalogued, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $315.00
903 * 45b (102g) 1900 1d on 1d purple Orange Tree, "V.R.I." surcharge with level stops, ERROR - "I." and stop after "R" omitted (row 2, pos 3), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $300) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
904 * 50b (108b) 1900 6d on 6d bright carmine Orange Tree, "V.R.I." surcharge with level stops (SG Type 31), ERROR - "6" omitted (row 7, pos 5), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $340) ...(PHOTO) $265.00
905 * 61-69 (139-147) 1903-04 ½d-5' K Edward VII with Springbok and Gnu, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (9), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $305) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
PALESTINE
906 o 48 var (71a "y" var) 1922 1m deep brown, Palestine overprint, ERROR - wmk Script CA reversed, unrecorded in Stanley Gibbons or Bale, the discovery example!, lightly canceled, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,500.00
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
907 o 1895 5d purple-brown Q Victoria stamp of Queensland, wmkd Crown and Q (Sc 111, SG 215), used in Papua, showing partial "BNG" (without stops at Samarai) cancel, some perf tips toned, rare usage, fine ...(PHOTO) $210.00
908 * 8 (8) 1905 2'6d black and brown Lakatoi, thick paper, wmkd Multiple Rosettes horizontal, perf 14, line perf,scarce, brown stained gum, OG, HR, F-VF app (Scott Retail $700) ...(PHOTO) $675.00
909 * 11-18 (19-26) 1906 ½d-2'6d Lakatois on medium to thick paper, overprinted "Papua." SG Type 3 (large), wmkd Multiple Rosettes, cplt (8), OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $615) ...(PHOTO) $395.00
910 * 36a (73) 1909-10 2d black and purple Lakatoi, wmkd Crown over A (sideways), VARIETY - perf compound of 11 and 12½, a very nicely centered example of this scarce perforation variety, OG, HR, SUPERB (Scott Retail $1700) ...(PHOTO) $1,725.00
911 * 39a (70 + var footnoted) 1909 6d black and myrtle-green Lakatoi, wmkd Crown over A (sideways), VARIETY - perf 12½, horizontal pair (pos 22+23) with right-hand stamp VARIETY - "rift" in clouds (row 5, pos 3), a unique pair as a multiple and with this variety, reportedly only 2 panes were printed that were not perfin "O.S.", one pane very poorly centered, this pair is extremely well centered for the issue, ex-A. Hind (lot #381), a great opportunity for the Papua Specialist as this pair has been in a collection for over 25 years, very rare, XF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $17,400.00
912 ** 94-109 (130-45) 1932 ½d-£1 recess-printed Pictorials, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (16), a popular issue, OG, NH, F-VF (Scott Retail $640) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
913 * 94-109 (130-45) 1932 ½d-£1 recess-printed Pictorials, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (16), a popular issue, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $640) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
914 ** J6 (D1) 1960 6d on 7½d blue Kiriwana Yam house Postage Due surcharged SG Type D1 in red with value obliterated, with bottom sheet-margin, signed, OG, NH, VF (Scott Retail $1100) ...(PHOTO) $865.00



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