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Auction #128




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Cat / Net Est
STELLALAND
1056 * 1-5 (1-5) 1884 1d-1' Arms of the Republic, perf 12, cplt (5), OG,HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $430) ...(PHOTO) $375.00
1057 * 6 (6) 1885 2d on 4d olive-grey Arms of the Republic with local provisional handstamp sideways in violet-lake, quite rare, OG, LH, VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $11,100.00
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
1058 o 1 (1) 1867 1½¢ on ½a blue Q Victoria stamp of India surcharged SG Type 1, wmkd Elephant's head, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued used, light cds, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1059 o 2 (2) 1867 2¢ on 1a deep brown Q Victoria of India surcharged SG Type 1, an exceptional, perfectly centered example, with "D 17" (Penang) cancel, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $225.00
1060 o 4 (4) 1867 4¢ on 1a deep brown Q Victoria of East India surcharged SG Type 1 in black by De La Rue, wmkd Elephant's Head, VARIETY - "FOUR CENTS" quite misplaced on a stamp with misplaced perforations, with "D 14" (Singapore) numeral cancel, fine, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $145.00
1061 o 7 (7) 1867 12¢ on 4a green Q Victoria of East India surcharged SG Type 1 in red by De La Rue, wmkd Elephant's Head, perf 14, the scarce key value to the set, lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $325) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
1062 o 10-18 (11-19) 1867-72 2¢-96¢ Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (9), 96¢ is signed A Larisch, fine (Scott Retail $225) ...(PHOTO) $205.00
1063 * 24 (33) 1880 10¢ on 30¢ claret Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, surcharged with SG Type a (Scott Type g -- without "cents"), OG,HR, fine, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $325) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1064 o 59 var footnoted (59) 1883 2¢ on 32¢ pale red Q Victoria with vertical surcharge SG Type 20a (wide "S"), right-hand wing margin example, "Singapore" cds, F-VF (Scott Retail $300) ...(PHOTO) $220.00
1065 o 83-88 (95-97, 103-05) 1892-99 1¢-$5 Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (6) per Scott, fine (Scott Retail $290) ...(PHOTO) $340.00
1066 * 88 (105) 1898 $5 orange and carmine Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, fresh color, well centered, signed Richter, OG, HR, SUPERB (Scott Retail $500) ...(PHOTO) $450.00
1067 o 109-28 + vars (127-38, 155, 159, 161-62, 164-67) 1904-12 1¢-$5 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, cplt through the $5 (20 stamps) per Scott, F-VF (Scott Retail $555) ...(PHOTO) $490.00
1068 * 128A (139) 1906 $25 grey-green and black K Edward VII on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, very rare, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $3600) ...(PHOTO) $3,565.00
1069 * 134A-44 (141-51) 1907 1¢-$1 Coat of Arms of Labuan overprinted "Straits Settlements", unwmkd, perf 13½-14, cplt (11), brown toned OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $675) ...(PHOTO) $375.00
1070 * 145 (168) 1911 $25 purple and blue on blue K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, very rare, OG, VLH, SUPERB, with Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott Retail $3600) ...(PHOTO) $3,565.00
1071 * 202 (240b) 1923 $25 purple and blue on blue K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, vivid rich fresh color, scarce, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $1450) ...(PHOTO) $1,425.00
1072 * 238-52, 239c, 240a, 241a (278//98) 1937-41 1¢-$5 K George VI, wmkd MSCA, perf 14, cplt (21) with all Die I and Die II values, difficult to assemble, OG,VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $310) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1073 * N6 var, N7 var, N10 var, N13 var (J146 var, J148 var, J151 var, J154 var) 1942 1¢, 2¢ orange, 8¢ and 15¢ K George VI Japanese Occupation overprints in red (intended for use in Sumatra), ERROR - overprints inverted, well centered, scarce, OG,HR, F-VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,740.00
1074 * N6b, N7b, N8b (J146a, J148a-49a) 1942 1¢ black, 2¢ orange and 3¢ green K George VI Japanese Occupation overprint in black (SG Type 1), all fresh and very scarce, undercatalogued, one certificate for all three, OG,LH, F-VF, with Brandon certificate (Scott Retail $1015) ...(PHOTO) $975.00
1075 ** N24a (J90b) 1942 2¢ orange K George VI overprinted SG Type 14, VARIETY - overprint inverted, OG, NH, VF (Scott Retail $375) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
SWAZILAND
1076 ** 10-19 (11-20) 1933 ½d-10' K George V definitives, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (10), OG, NH, VF (Scott Retail $500) ...(PHOTO) $180.00
TANGANYIKA
1077 o 1 (63) 1921 12¢ slate-grey K George V of Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika overprinted "G.E.A." SG T ype 1, wmkd Script CA, scarce used, undercatalogued, light cancel, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $315.00
1078 * 1-7 (63-68) 1921 12¢-5R K George V of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanganyika overprinted "G.E.A." in black, wmkd Script CA, cplt (6), scarce and undercatalogued, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $570.00
1079 o 3 (65) 1921 50¢ black and dull purple K George V of Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika overprinted "G.E.A." SG Type 1, wmkd Script CA, exceedingly rare and seldom seen used, severely undercatalogued, lightly canceled, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1080 o 4 (66) 1921 2R red and black on blue K George V of East Africa and Uganda overprinted "G.E.A." SG Type 2, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, quite scarce and undercatalogued used, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $390.00
1081 * 10-28 (74-92) 1922-25 5¢-£1 K George V Giraffes, wmkd MSCA, cplt (19), a popular and attractive issue, OG, VLH, fine (Scott Retail $740) ...(PHOTO) $715.00
1082 o 27 (87a) 1923 10' deep blue Giraffe, wmkd MSCA (upright), perf 14, light "Mombasa" cds, VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $200) ...(PHOTO) $195.00
1083 o 27a (87) 1922 10' deep blue Giraffe, wmkd MSCA (sideways), perf 14, light "Tanga" cds, fine, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $500) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
1084 * 29-44 (93-107) 1927-31 5¢-£1 K George V, wmkd MSCA, cplt (16), OG,LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $570) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
1085 o 29-44 (93-107) 1927-31 5¢-£1 K George V, wmkd MSCA, perf 14, cplt (16), used, F-VF (Scott Retail $780) ...(PHOTO) $640.00
1086 o NL43 (M12) 1915 6¢ on 4h green German East Africa Yacht handstamped "G.R. POST 6 CENTS MAFIA" in black, a rare and difficult stamp, very seldom offered and many times rarer than its counterpart in the previous set, considerably undercatalogued, the first used example we have offered in quite a while, well centered, ex-Gibbs, signed Houtzamer, VF ...(PHOTO) $5,100.00
TOBAGO
1087 * 5 (5) 1879 5' slate Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $925) ...(PHOTO) $900.00
1088 o 5 (5) 1879 5' slate Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued, rarely met with a genuine cancel!, perfectly centered, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,320.00
1089 o 8 (8) 1880 ½d purple-brown Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, exceptionally rare and undercatalogued used!, ex-Dr. Dunlop, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $450.00
1090 o 11 (11) 1880 6d stone Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12, used, VF, with RPSL certificate (Scott Retail $125) ...(PHOTO) $105.00
1091 o 12 (12) 1860 1' yellow-ochre Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, in spite of its modest catalogue value this is one of the Colony's rarest used stamps, phenomenally undercatalogued!, well centered, "A 14" barred-oval numeral cancel, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,170.00
1092 o 21 (19) 1884 6d stone Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, light numeral "A 14" cancel, F-VF (Scott Retail $550) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
1093 o 28 (28) 1887 ½d on 6d orange-brown Q Victoria surcharged SG Type 4, wmkd CA, perf 14, quite scarce, undercatalogued used, ex-Dr. Dunlop, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $480.00
TOGO
1094 * 34 (H13) 1914 1d on 5pf green Kaiser's Yacht, first (wide) setting overprint SG Type 1 and surcharged SG Type 2, only 688 issued, undercatalogued, fresh, nice centering, OG, VLH, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $255.00
1095 34a (H13a) 1914 1d on 5pf green Yacht overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation" and surcharged, first (wide) setting, VARIETY - thin "y" in "penny", only 98 issued, tied by "LOME 1.10.14" first day of issue cds to piece, signed Bloch, VF (Scott Retail $350) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
1096 * 41 (H7) 1914 40pf black and carmine Yacht, overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation", first (wide) setting, only 550 overprinted, scarce, OG,HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $225) ...(PHOTO) $195.00
1097 * 43 (H9) 1914 80pf black and carmine on rose Yacht, first (wide) setting, only 550 overprinted, fresh, very scarce, signed by Diena and Bloch, OG,VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
1098 o 43 (H9) 1914 80pf black and carmine on rose Kaiser's Yacht, overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation", first (wide) setting, only 550 overprinted, scarce, light "Lome" cds, signed Bühler, VF (Scott Retail $275) ...(PHOTO) $245.00
1099 44 (H10) 1914 1M carmine Yacht overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation", first (3mm) setting, only 100 copies printed, tied to piece by "Lome" cds, quite rare and undercatalogued, signed Bothe and Kilian, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $6,900.00
1100 46-47, 53 (H19, H27-28) 1914 Cover to Switzerland franked with 2x ½d on 3pf, 1d on 5pf and 30pf (narrow second setting) tied with "Lome" cds, a vertical and horizontal fold, otherwise, fine ...(PHOTO) $265.00
1101 * 49 (H15) 1914 5pf green Kaiser's Yacht overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation, second (narrow) setting, only 40 copies were printed, about 16 exist unused, as such quite rare mint, OG, VLH, SUPERB, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $3,750.00
1102 o 49 (H15) 1914 5pf green Kaiser's Yacht overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation, second (narrow) setting, only 40 copies were printed, of which about 30 were used, light "Lome" cds, signed Bothe, VF ...(PHOTO) $1,260.00
1103 o 54 (H20) 1914 40pf black and carmine Yacht overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation", second (narrow) setting, per Gibbs only 25-30 examples printed, most of which were used, thus providing a "world population" of about 20 copies, as such vastly undercatalogued, lightly canceled with a "Lome" cds, signed Kilian, Bothe, Hoffmann and Giesecke, VF ...(PHOTO) $5,100.00
1104 61 (H29) 1915 3pf brown Yacht overprinted SG Type 6, third setting (Anglo-French 15mm), rare (only 50 printed), tied to pice by "Lome" cds, signed Bühler and Calves, VF ...(PHOTO) $4,200.00
1105 **/*/ 66, 66 vars footnoted (H34, H34a, H34c, H34e) 1915 ½d green K George V stamps of Gold Coast, with "TOGO Anglo-French OCCUPATION" local overprint, left-margin block of 18 (pos 25-42) includes VARIETIES - small "F" in "French" (pos 25), no hyphen after "Anglo" (pos 28 OG, NH), and "CUPATION" (pos 33 NH), overall fresh with a few hinge reinforcements, a rare multiple, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $255.00
1106 * 66 var footnoted (H34f) 1915 ½d green K George V stamp of Gold Coast, local overprint "TOGO Anglo-French OCCUPATION", VARIETY - "O" in "OCCUPATION" omitted, rare (only 150 printed), undercatalogued, unusually full perfs as most were damaged when the P.O. removed them from the sheets, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $195.00
1107 * 66 var-78 var footnoted (H34a-46a, H38ga) 1915 ½d-20' K George V stamps of Gold Coast overprinted locally with "TOGO Anglo-French OCCUPATION", all with small "F" in "FRENCH", cplt (13), bright colors, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $600.00
1108 * 67b (H35h) 1915 1d red K George V stamp of Gold Coast, overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French OCCUPATION", ERROR - overprint inverted, only 240 printed, very scarce, fresh, signed by Holcombe, OG,VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) $210.00
1109 * 67 var footnoted (H35f) 1915 1d red K George V stamp of Gold Coast, local overprint "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation", VARIETY - first "O" in "Occupation" omitted, rare (only 40 printed), bottom-margin single, undercatalogued, OG,HR, fine, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $840.00
1110 ** 68 var footnoted (H36f) 1915 2d grey K George V stamp of Gold Coast, "TOGO Anglo-French OCCUPATION" local overprint, VARIETY - "O" in "OCCUPATION" omitted, rare (only 60 printed), undercatalogued, with photocopy of Rendon certificate for the set from which this stamp is from, OG,NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $780.00
1111 * 69 var footnoted (H37c) 1915 (May) 2½d bright blue K George V stamp of Gold Coast, overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French OCCUPATION", ERROR - hyphen omitted (row 1, pos 5), exceptionally difficult (apparently missing from the Royal Collection!), drastically undercatalogued, perfectly centered, OG,LH, VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $2,850.00
1112 * 69 var footnoted (H37f) 1915 2½d bright blue K George V stamp of Gold Coast, "TOGO Anglo-French OCCUPATION" local overprint, VARIETY - first "O" in "OCCUPATION" omitted, rare, only 50 printed, much undercatalogued, OG,LH, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $690.00
1113 72, 81 (H41, H48) 1916 Sep 13 Registered cover to England franked by pair of 1' local printing and pair 1d London printing tied by "Lome' cds, with purple 3-line Censor handstamp, "London" and "Surrey" transits on back, VF ...(PHOTO) $660.00
1114 * 72 var footnoted (H41f) 1915 1' black on green K George V stamp of Gold Coast, "TOGO Anglo-French OCCUPATION" local overprint, VARIETY - "O" in "OCCUPATION" omitted, rare (only 82 printed), undercatalogued, OG,LH, F-VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $285.00
1115 * 74 var footnoted (H43c) 1915 2'6d black and red on blue K George V stamp of Gold Coast, local overprint "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation", VARIETY - no hyphen after "ANGLO", scarce and undercatalogued, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $345.00
1116 75 var footnoted (H45a) 1915 10' green and red on green K George V of Gold Coast overprinted "TOGO Anglo-French Occupation" locally, VARIETY - small "F" in "French", very rare used, tied by "LOME" cds to piece, signed Bister F-VF ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1117 * 76 var footnoted (H46b) 1915 20' purple and black on red K George V of Gold Coast, "TOGO Anglo-French OCCUPATION" local overprint, VARIETY - thin "G" in "TOGO" (pos 24), rare, this right-hand interpaneau single confirms the varieties position!, OG,LH, VF ...(PHOTO) $600.00
1118 ?/ 83 (H50) 1916 Nov 30 Registered cover to England franked with 2½d block of four tied with "Lome" cds, "London" and "Plymouth" receivers on back, VF ...(PHOTO) $140.00
1119 ?/ 84 (H51) 1916 Nov 30 Registered cover to England franked with 3d block of four tied with "Lome" cds, "London" and "Plymouth" receivers on back, VF ...(PHOTO) $450.00
1120 * 86a (H53c) 1920 1' black on emerald-green K George V stamp of Gold Coast on emerald-green back overprinted in London "TOGO ANGLO-FRENCH OCCUPATION", scarce (probably only one pane of 60 was printed), as such undercatalogued and not often seen!, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $690.00
TONGA
1121 P 10 (10) 1892 1d blue Arms of Tonga imperf trial color die proof on unwmkd paper, fresh, scarce and seldom seen, VF ...(PHOTO) $240.00
1122 10a, 10 (10b, 10) 1892 half of 1d pale rose Arms of Tonga, bisect (½d) on piece with 2x 1d (2½d rate), very scarce, with bar oval cancels, F-VF (Scott Retail $1045) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
1123 29-32 (32-35) 1895 25 Aug 4d registered letter to New Zealand with additional franking of the complete K George II set (4) of 1d-7½d, tied with "NIKUALOFA" cds, a few trivial tone specks, otherwise a very scarce early Tonga usage, fine ...(PHOTO) $840.00
1124 */ 36c var, 36c (36Ba var footnoted, 36Ba) 1896 ½d on 1½d on 2d pale blue K George I, typewritten provisional with Tongan surcharge reading upwards, perf 12, a bottom margin block of four, we note the VARIETY on the top right stamp of "Half" moved to right over "e" of "Penny", a scarce and seldom seen multiple variety, ex-Pattiz, OG,LH, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $3,150.00
1125 * 38-52 (38a-53a, 55) 1897-1934 ½d-5' Pictorials, wmkd Tortoises sideways, perf 14, cplt (15), a very attractive and popular issue, 2d is type (no sword hilt), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $305) ...(PHOTO) $265.00
1126 47 (48) 1897 7½d black and green K George II, tied by scarce violet "Vavau" cds to commercial cover to California, USA, VF ...(PHOTO) $285.00
1127 48-49 (49-50) 1900 registered letter to San Francisco franked with 10d and 1' K George II issues and tied with "Tonga" cds, purple "Registry Division" handstamp and receiver on back, scarce, VF ...(PHOTO) $245.00
1128 **/ CO1-6 (O11-16) 1962 2d-£1 Century of Emancipation "OFFICIAL AIRMAIL" overprints, cplt in margin blocks of four, traces of toning as normal on 10' and on £1 inscription block, rare in blocks as only 510 sets sold to the public, OG,NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $1,740.00
TRANSVAAL
1129 * 7 (24) 1871 3d pale reddish lilac Coat of Arms, Otto printing on thin paper, clear and distinct impression, unwmkd, fine roulette, 15½-16, showing on 2+ sides, with BPA certificate that correctly calls this stamp SG 24, but says "Imperf", perfectly centered, unused, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $150.00
1130 * 105, 111 (143, 145) 1879 1d on 6d black-brown Q Victoria provisional overprint SG Types 13 and 15 in black in vertical pair, scarce thus, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $315.00
1131 * 107 (142) 1879 1d on 6d black-brown Q Victoria provisional overprint SG Type 12 in black, scarce, vivid color, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1132 o 108 (141a) 1879 1d on 6d black-brown Q Victoria, type f (SG Type 11), red surcharge, well centered, lightly canceled, elusive and undercatalogued considering how seldom examples are offered, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $660.00
1133 */ 119b (171b) 1883 1d black Coat of Arms, VARIETY - imperf between horizontally, block of four (two vertical imperf between pairs), one other example known in the Crocker collection, rare, OG,LH, VF, with Holcombe certificate ...(PHOTO) $1,260.00
1134 176 var footnoted (19 var) 1901 ½d black on green (red manuscript) "Pietersburg", ERROR - "Postzegei", unrecorded on this stamp, four margins, tied to piece, CHOICE, SUPERB, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $240.00
1135 * 177b var footnoted (3c) 1901 ½d black on green "Pietersburg" issue, SG Type P3 with Controller's initials in black, imperf, full margins -- sheet-margin at bottom, rare VARIETY - "AER" for "AFR" at left and 'POSTZE"C"EL' (row 4, pos 5, third printing), OG,HR, VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1136 * 179 var footnoted (26ef var) 1901 1d black on red "Pietersburg" Type-set, Sc Type A19 (SG Type P2), horizontal pair, imperf vertical between with right stamp VARIETY - no stop after "AFR", unlisted in Stanley Gibbons, has a pin-hole, OG,LH, VF app, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $345.00
1137 * 182 var footnoted (8 var) 1901 2d black on orange "Pietersburg" Type-set, Sc Type A19 (SG Type P2), controller's initials omitted, remainder, imperf, VARIETY - "T" omitted in "POSTZEGEL", unlisted in Stanley Gibbons, possibly emanating from the third printing?, thins, OG,LH, VF app, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $450.00
1138 * 252-66 (244-58) 1902-03 ½d-£1 K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (15), OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $610) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
1139 * 267 (259) 1903 £5 orange-brown and violet K Edward VII high value, wmkd CA, perf 14, scarce, vivid color, a choice example, OG, VLH, SUPERB (Scott Retail $1650) ...(PHOTO) $2,250.00
TRINIDAD
1140 * 11 (18) 1858 (1d) slate-blue lithographed Britannia, worn impression, imperf, full margins to just touching at bottom-right, very rare and seldom seen, F-VF (Scott Retail $5500) ...(PHOTO) $3,190.00
1141 * 12 (19) 1860 (1d) bluish gray lithographed Britannia (fifth issue), worn impression, imperf, margins full to close to touching, unused, F-VF (Scott Retail $5000) ...(PHOTO) $3,000.00
1142 o 15 (25) 1859 4d grey-lilac Britannia, imperf, four full margins (close at bottom-left), numeral "1" cancel, VF, with BPB certificate (Scott Retail $400) ...(PHOTO) $280.00
1143 o 16 (28) 1859 6d deep green Britannia, unwmkd, imperf, four small margins, brown corner stain, fine, with APS certificate (Scott Retail $525) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
1144 o 17 (29) 1859 1' indigo Britannia, unwmkd, imperf, four margins, lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $425) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1145 22, 29 (38, 47) 1860 cover to U.S. franked with (1d) rose-red and 4d brownish lilac Britannia and tied with numeral "1" cancels, additional red "PAID" Crowned-Circle cancel and with "Steamship \ 10" handstamp on front, scarce usage, torn at back, otherwise, f app ...(PHOTO) $2,400.00
1146 o 47 (67) 1863 1' bright mauve Britannia, unwmkd, perf 13, scarce, light numeral "1" cancel, F-VF (Scott Retail $300) ...(PHOTO) $265.00
1147 ** 63 (100) 1882 ½d lilac Britannia, surcharged "HALFPENNY" SG Type 6, wmkd CA reversed, perf 14, quite scarce mint!, fresh vivid color, with photocopy of the BPA certificate for a block of four that this stamp is from (bottom-right), OG,NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $375.00
1148 o 67b (formerly Scott 66) (103) 1882 1d on 6d bright yellow-green Britannia, black surcharge by hand, perfectly centered, "T16" (Chaquanas) numeral cancel, an extremely rare and vastly undercatalogued stamp, very seldom ever offered!, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $3,300.00
1149 * 77 (116) 1900 1d dull purple and rose Britannia, SG Type II (oval "O"), wmkd CA, perf 14, a scarce and extremely difficult mint stamp, considerably undercatalogued as the vast majority were postally used, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $540.00
1150 * 89-90 (123-24) 1896 10'-£1 Britannia, wmkd CA over Crown, perf 14, the two high values to the set, OG, LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $560) ...(PHOTO) $545.00
1151 * 92-104, 92a (133-145, 133b) 1904-09 ½d-£1 Britannia, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (14) with all Stanley Gibbons shades, fresh, OG,LH, F-VF (Scott Retail $580) ...(PHOTO) $430.00
1152 * J1-J9 (D1-9) 1885 ½d-1' slate-black Postage Dues, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (9), several values with brown stained gum, OG, HR, VG app (Scott Retail $430) ...(PHOTO) $355.00
1153 o O10 (O10) 1910 ½d green Britannia overprinted "OFFICIAL" SG Type O2 on ordinary paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce, especially used, light "Port of Spain" cds, perfectly centered, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $255.00
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
1154 * 1-11 (149-156, 152b, 154a) 1913-14 ½d-£1 Britannia, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (10) with both "white back" papers, OG,HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $355) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1155 o 10 (155) 1914 5' dull purple and mauve Britannia on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, quite scarce and undercatalogued, especially with an authentic cancel!, VF ...(PHOTO) $270.00
1156 * 21-33 (216-29) 1922-28 ½d-£1 K George V and Britannia, wmkd MCA and MSCA, perf 14, cplt (13), OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $205) ...(PHOTO) $180.00
1157 o J5 (D22) 1944 5d black Postage Due, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, very scarce and undercatalogued used as it saw very little use before the next issue, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $345.00
1158 o J8 (D25) 1945 1' black Postage Due, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, very rare and undercatalogued used high value that saw very little use before the next issue,perfectly centered, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $390.00
1159 o MR1a (176a) 1917 1d red War Tax, ERROR - overprint inverted, wmkd MCA, perf 14, slight black offset on reverse, VG (Scott Retail $300) ...(PHOTO) $300.00
1160 O1 (O11) 1913 ½d green Britannia Official with SG Type O3 overprint, wmkd MCA, perf 14, very rare and seldom seen used, severely undercatalogued, horizontal pair tied to large part "OHMS" cover, ex-the gold medal Ramkissoon collection, VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $990.00
1161 O2 (O12) 1914 ½d green Britannia Official with SG Type O4 overprint, wmkd MCA, perf 14, exceptionally rare and vastly undercatalogued as very few were actually ever used!, well centered, tied by "San Fernando" cds to piece of OHMS envelope, VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $600.00
1162 O3 (O14) 1916 ½d yellow-green Britannia overprinted "OFFICIAL" SG Type O5 (with stop), wmkd MCA, perf 14, vastly undercatalogued used, tied to piece by "Port of Spain" cds, VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $570.00
1163 /▲ O4 (O13) 1914-17 ½d green Britannia overprinted "OFFICIAL" SG Type O5 (without stop), wmkd MCA, perf 14, exceptionally rare and vastly undercatalogued as very few were actually ever used!, block of four tied by "Port of Spain" cds, probably unique!, VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $2,250.00
1164 ** O4 var (O13 var) 1914-17 ½d green Britannia overprinted "OFFICIAL" SG Type O5 (without stop), unlisted VARIETY - double overprint, wmkd MCA, perf 14, bottom-margin example, hinged in selvege only, one small corner perf, a great rarity, ex-Ramkisson collection (which held all three known examples), OG, NH, VF app, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) $2,400.00
1165 o O4 var footnoted (O13a) 1917 ½d blue-green Britannia overprinted "OFFICIAL" SG Type O5 on thick paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, extremely rare and considerably undercatalogued used, lightly canceled, perfectly centered, F-VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $240.00
1166 O5 (O15) 1917 ½d green Britannia overprinted "OFFICIAL" SG Type O6, wmkd MCA, perf 14, rare and undercatalogued used, tied to piece by "Port of Spain" cds, SUPERB, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $870.00
1167 O5 var footnoted (O15a) 1917 ½d yellow-green Britannia overprinted "OFFICIAL" SG Type O6, wmkd MCA, perf 14, exceptionally rare and undercatalogued used, tied to piece by "Port of Spain" cds, SUPERB, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $930.00
TRISTAN DA CUNHA
1168 */** 1-12, 14-28, 30-54 (1-12, 14-28, 30-54) 1952-61 ½d-10'-1r K George VI overprints and Q Elizabeth II virtually complete (52 stamps) missing only the 1953 Coronation issue and a 19601d, a great start to this Colony, OG, VLH, F-VF (Scott Retail $370) ...(PHOTO) $395.00
TURKS ISLANDS
1169 * 6 (6) 1879 1' lilac Q Victoria, wmkd Small Star (sideways), perf 11-12x14½-15½, rare, the Challis handbook estimates that only around 100 were issued without the later overprints - 13 different provisionals, fresh vibrant color, exceptionally well centered, rae in this quality!, OG, LH, SUPERB, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) $8,400.00
1170 o 6 (6) 1879 1' lilac Q Victoria, wmkd Small Star (sideways), perf 11-12x14½-15½, rare, the Challis handbook estimates that only around 100 were issued without the later overprints - 13 different provisionals, well centered, lightly canceled, F-VF (Scott Retail $2250) ...(PHOTO) $1,350.00
1171 * 8 var (11c) 1881 ½d on 1' slate blue Q Victoria, SG type 6 (SC type b) local surcharge in black, OG, VLH, VF, with BPB certificate ...(PHOTO) $940.00
1172 */ 10-11 (17-18) 1881 ½d on 1d dull red Q Victoria, a rare complete sheet of 30, Setting 10, SG Types 9 (20 stamps) and 10 (10 stamps), rich color, a rare multiple and spectacular showpiece! unused, F-VF (Scott Retail $3300) ...(PHOTO) $2,175.00
1173 * 14 var (12b) 1881 ½d on 1' lilac Q Victoria surcharged SG Type 4 (Scott Type a), VARIETY - short thick bar, fresh, signed, part OG, fine ...(PHOTO) $430.00
1174 54 (117) 1869 Entire to the Turks Islands franked with 1' green (Plate 4) and tied with "London 17 Ju 69" duplex, with "Turks Islands Jy 7 1869" double-arc date stamp at back, excellent condition with a very scarce destination, XF ...(PHOTO) $660.00
1175 56 var (67) 1893 Wrapper from Turks Island to Bermuda, franked with ½d provisional (SG Setting 2), an extremely scarce usage as these stamps were only in use for approximately 6 months, VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) $715.00
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
1176 o 60-70 (176-86) 1928 ½d-10' K George V "Postage & Revenue", wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (11), a rare and undercatalogued used set!, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $330.00
UGANDA
1177 * 35 (35) 1895 5c violet Missionary typewritten, narrow letters and format (16-18mm), frame-lines showing on top and left, unu iss, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $1,170.00
1178 * 38 (38) 1895 20c violet Missionary typewritten, narrow letters and format (16-18mm), scarce, imperf, with frame-line dashes showing on three sides, unu iss, VF ...(PHOTO) $660.00
1179 * 41 var footnoted (41 var footnoted) 1895 45¢ violet Missionary, narrow letters and format (16-18mm), imperf, frame-lines showing on three sides, this denomination was prepared to oblige a local official but were never issued, only 6 examples having been produced by Rev. Millar, aside from this example we can account for only 4 of the other 5, unu iss, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $5,100.00
1180 * 54a (70a) 1896 1a black Type-set overprinted "L", VARIETY - small "o" in "PoSTAGE" (row 3, pos 1), sheet margin copy, unu iss, VF ...(PHOTO) $2,100.00
1181 * 59a (75a) 1896 1R black Type-set, overprinted "L", VARIETY - small "o" in "PoSTAGE" (row 3, pos 1), imperf, left-hand sheet-margin copy, elusive and undercatalogued, very seldom seen, unu iss, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) $3,000.00
1182 * 61-68 (54-61) 1896 1a-5R black Type-set, cplt (8), scarce, unu iss, F-VF (Scott Retail $690) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
1183 * 61 var (54 var footnoted) 1896 1a Type-set, tête-bêche pair, thin "1", very rare, unu iss, VF ...(PHOTO) $720.00
1184 o 69 (84) 1898 1a scarlet Q Victoria, with rare and elusive "Port UGOWE" cds, fine ...(PHOTO) $510.00
1185 o 70 (84a) 1902 1a carmine-rose Q Victoria, canceled by a "GONDOKORO" cds, only opened in 1903 as a small trading post on the White Nile, very rare, VF ...(PHOTO) $1,200.00
1186 o 71 (86) 1898 2a red-brown Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, with very rare "Gundokoro" straight-line cancel, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $720.00
1187 o (T5a) 1902 12a black Uganda Railway Telegraphs SG Type 1 on greyish blue, pin perf 12, scarce "top half" (see SG footnote) with violet "NAKURU" straight-line cancel, a very scarce stamp, tiny margin thin, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $750.00
1188 o (T10) (Hiscocks 10) 1902 5R black on rose Uganda Railway Telegraphs, upper half single, handstamped "NAKURU" in purple, very rare townstamp, fine ...(PHOTO) $355.00
1189 o (T11a) 1902 10R black Uganda Railway Telegraphs SG Type T2 on greyish blue, VARIETY - stop for comma after lower "TELEGRAPHS", lower half with "Nairobe" straight-line cancel, very rare and undercatalogued, VF ...(PHOTO) $1,080.00
1190 o (T12a) 1902 20R black Uganda Railway Telegraphs SG Type T2 on white laid paper, VARIETY - stop for comma after lower "TELEGRAPHS", lower half with straight-line "Nairobe" cancel, the rare and undervalued top "key" value, rarely seen, this is only the third used example we have had in over 50 years, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $1,800.00
VIRGIN ISLANDS
1191 * 4a, 6a, 7a (12-14) 1867-70 1d-1' St. Ursula on toned or greyish paper, unwmkd, perf 15, cplt (3) per Stanley Gibbons, OG, HR, F-VF (Scott Retail $820) ...(PHOTO) $565.00
1192 * 24a (46a) 1899 4d chocolate St. Ursula, wmkd CA, perf 14, VARIETY - "FOURPENCF" (row 10, pos 3), only 298 printed, rare, signed by several, OG, HR, fine, with APS and Fiecchi certificate (Scott Retail $750) ...(PHOTO) $750.00
1193 o 47-48 (80-81) 1921 ½d-1d K George V, Die II, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, extremely rare and undercatalogued used, we have traced usage for only 120 days!, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $780.00
1194 o/ 47 (80) 1921 ½d green K George V, Die II, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, extremely rare and undercatalogued used, we have traced usage for only 120 days!, block of four with light "Road Town" cds, an extremely rare used multiple!, F-VF ...(PHOTO) $480.00
1195 o 48 (81) 1921 1d scarlet and deep carmine K George V, Die II, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, of considerable rarity used as it was issued in November and replaced in four months, thus in postal usage for a very short period - we have traced usage to only 120 days, well centered, light "Tortola" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) $285.00



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