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Auction of British Empire and Foreign Countries Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 116

Tuesday 20th June 2017

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1 | £2300
A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II British Africa collection in a stockbook, incl. Gambia 1898-92 set, 1902-05 set, 1909 set, 1912-22 set, 1922-29 set, 1938-46 set, Gold Coast 1884-91 set, 1898-1902 set, 1902 set, 1907-13 set, 1913-21 set, 1928 set, Nigerias with Lagos 1887-1902 set, Niger Coast 1897-98 set, Northern Nigeria 1900 set, 1902 set, 1905-07 set, 1910-11 to 10s., 1912 to £1, Southern Nigeria 1901-02 set, 1907-11 set, Nigeria 1914-29 set, 1921-32 set, 1936 set, Sierra Leone 1884-91 set, 1896-97 to 5s., 1907-12 to £1, 1932 set, 1933 Wilberforce to 10s., etc., varied condition. Stated to cat. £10,600. (100s)
254 £100
Canada: Newfoundland: 1908 Map 2c. imperf. plate proof on India on card, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' with punched security hole, unmounted mint block of four, singles used on postcard to New York and cover from Burin North to St. John's via South Coast T.P.O., also contemporary Labrador bogus issue 5c., 25c. and $1 block of four, chiefly fine. (8 items)
454 £110
Canada: 1928-29 Scroll issue, 10c. and 20c. imprint/pl. A1 blocks of six, 12c. pl. A2 block of four, mint, hinged in selvedge only, 50c. imprint/pl. A2 strip of three used, the centre stamp with minor wrinkle and reinforcement otherwise mainly fine. (19) S.G. 281-84.
702 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: The 1928 South Georgia Provisional, 21/2d. on 2d. purple-brown, tied to piece by fine SG1 ''19 FE/28'' c.d.s. B.P.A. certificate (2016) noting ''NW corner defect''. S.G. 115, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1050 £160
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1897 5c. registered envelope (size G) used to Bombay, additionally franked by 1883-91 6c. and 1891 10c. on 24c., tied by Singapore c.d.s. Photo.
2 | £2500
A British Commonwealth collection in two stockbinders, mostly mint K.G.VI incl. Aden 1937 Dhows to 10r., Bahamas 1948 Eleuthera to £1, Bermuda 1938-53 perf. 14 and perf. 13 (less 5s.) 2s. to £1, British Occupation of Italian Colonies sets, Cayman Is. sets to 10s., Cyprus 1938-51 to £1 (less 21/2pi.), Falkland Is. 1938-50 5s., 1952 to £1, Gibraltar 1938-51 values to £1, India 1948 Gandhi set, 1949-52 to 15r., some Malayan States sets to $5 (less 30c. values), Morocco Agencies sets, North Borneo 1947 to $5, 1950-52 to $10, Sarawak 1950 to $5, Seychelles 1938-49 to 5r. (a few with faults), 1952 to 10r., Sierra Leone 1938-44 to £1, Singapore 1948-52 perf. 14 and perf. 171/2 x 18 sets to $5, Somaliland 1938 to 5r., Sudan sets to 50p., Tristan da Cunha 1952 to 10s., Omnibus issues with 1949 U.P.U. (less G.B. and French New Hebrides), 1953 Coronation, etc., varied condition with a few lightly toned but mainly fine, the vast majority unmounted. (100s)
255 | £300
Canada: Newfoundland: 1910 John Guy issue, selection incl. litho. perf. 12 set with 6c. ''Z'' reversed, varieties with perf. 12 x 11 1c. horizontal pair imperf. between, 1c. perf. 12 x 14 marginal pair and perf. 12 x 11 block of four showing ''NFWFOUNDLAND'' and ''JAMRS'' flaws, 1911 recess set, mint, chiefly fine. (35) S.G. 95-116.
456 £85
Canada: 1928-29 12c. and 20c. imperf. vertical pairs, mint, fine. S.G. 281-82 vars.
703 £2300
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1928 (Feb. 19) envelope addressed to Resident Magistrate Commander Frederick Alison unusually bearing two examples of the 21/2d. on 2d. purple-brown provisional surcharge individually cancelled by fine SG2 c.d.s. Ex 'Lionheart' collection. Heijtz certificate (2017). Photo.
1051 £600
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1898 to 1907, six envelopes, all registered, five locally in Singapore and one to Ceylon, bearing a range of Q.V. surcharged stamps, fair to fine. Photo.
3 | £2000
An all World collection on leaves in three albums, incl. duplicated classic ranges, British Commonwealth, Latin America, Asia, Europe, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
256 | £520
Canada: Newfoundland: 1911-16 Coronation, selection incl. stamp-sized die proofs of 1c., 3c., 4c., 5c., 10c., plate proofs of 6c., 8c., 9c., 12c., 15c., also 1c. trial colour plate proof pair, all in black on card, 15c. imperf. single in lake, set mint with 12c. re-entry, 1c. and 5c. marginal blocks four with ms. lines, ex De La Rue archives, chiefly fine. (35)
458 £190
Canada: 1928-29 Scroll issue, selection comprising 1c. to $1 (both shades) with 5c. and 8c. blocks of four, mint, 10c. used on 1929 avis de réception card, 1c., 2c. and 5c. booklet panes unmounted mint, also imperf. x perf. 8 1c. (also pre-cancelled pair), 2c. (with join), mint, 1928 25c. booklet (green cover, English text), chiefly fine.
705 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1936 (Dec. 2) numbered whaler's cover from 'Mouat' correspondence to Shetland, franked at Empire rate by Whale & Penguin 1d. cancelled SG1. Photo.
1052 £300
Malaya: British Military Administration: 1945-48 overprint 50c. postal forgery used with violet fiscal cancellation, some thinning in margin at top, rare. S.G. 14, see footnote. Photo.
5 | £1200
A K.G.VI British Commonwealth collection in two albums, incl. Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat 1938-48 sets mint and used, North Borneo 1939 to $1 mint, 1947 set mint, 1950-52 set mint, Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 sets mint and used, Nyasaland, Pakistan 1947 set mint, St. Helena, Sarawak, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, etc. (100s)
257 £100
Canada: Newfoundland: 1918-20 Provisional Handstamps, ''POSTAGE PAID/G.P.O./ST. JOHN'S NEWF'L'D'' handstamp in violet on three stampless covers to St. John's sent between 1918 (Dec. 24, first day of use) from Bell Island and 1919 (Jan. 28, late use) from Change Island and 1920 re-use in purple on covers sent (Sept. 20) from Harbour Grace and (Sept. 22), fair to fine. (5 covers)
459 £1500
Canada: 1930 2c. dusky blue green, stamp sized die essay on white glazed paper, affixed to thick card (122 x 126mm), with ''British Am. Bank Note Co. Ltd./MAY 16 1930/Ottawa, - Ont.'' oval handstamp in purple on reverse of card, fine and very rare, possibly unique in this format. Minuse & Pratt 164E-B. Photo.
706 £180
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1938-50, selection of blocks of four used in South Georgia comprising 1d. black and carmine cancelled SG2 on plain registered f.d.c. to Stanley, 1d. black and violet, 2d. black and carmine-red and 3d. cancelled SG4 ''2.45PM/27 SP/41'', 6d. and 1s. imprint blocks cancelled SG2 ''DE 3/38'' and SG1 ''29 OC/38'' respectively. S.G. Z74, Z75, Z77, Z79, Z81, Z83. Photo.
1057 £260
Malta: 1868 (Feb. 13) entire to Livorno, datelined in manuscript inside ''Tripoli February 10 1868'', cover handled by ''ISMAIL ZEBI'' forwarding agents, with their over in blue at right, G.B. 4d. vermilion plate 9 AE affixed in Malta and tied with duplex, ''P.D.'' & ''21/2'' crediting marks on front, Italian backstamp, scarce. Photo.
6 | £620
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album and loose with Commonwealth mint and used incl. Gibraltar 1938-51 values to 5s., 10s. and £1 unmounted mint with some multiples showing sheet numbers, Jamaica 1956-58 to £1 mint (less three low values), G.B. 1840 1d. used, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. (2) mint, 1925 Wembley 1d. (5) and 11/2d. (3) mint, 1929 P.U.C. £1 mint (2, one creased and toned), etc., also an album of Cuba f.d.c's, plus two albums of cigarette cards, mixed condition. (100s)
259 £260
Canada: Newfoundland: 1920 Surcharges, study selection with some setting varieties, comprising 2c. on 30c. (6, one used on local rate cover), 3c. on 15c. 101/2mm between bars mint, 3c. on 15c. 131/2mm between bars mint (3, one with raised ''E'') and used on three covers, 3c. on 35c. lightly hinged block of four with most of one bar and part of another missing, singles with raised ''E'' unmounted mint and used on cover to U.S.A., chiefly fine. (15 + 5 covers)
460 | £380
Canada: 1930-31 Arch/Leaf issue, mainly mint selection incl. set to $1 with dies, shades and varieties incl. 1c. orange and 1c. green major re-entry in blocks of ten, 1c. vertical pair showing diagonal perforation error, 2c. brown 'extended moustache' in block of four, imperf. x perf. 81/2 coils with 2c. green pair and 2c. brown strip of four showing 'cockeyed King', etc., mainly fine. (74)
707 £190
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1938-50 2s.6d. 1937 and 1938 printings, 5s. 1937 and 1938 printings, 10s. 1938 printing and £1 1937 printing, each tied to piece by SG2, SG3, SG6 or SG7 c.d.s., mainly fine. (6) S.G. Z85 vars., Z86, a, Z87a, Z88, cat. £655+. Photo.
1058 £2400
Malta: 1885-90 4d. brown variety imperforate, horizontal pair, fine used and lightly cancelled. B.P.A. certificate (2015). S.G. 27a, cat. £6,000. Photo.
7 | £820
An accumulation in nine albums and loose in envelopes, mostly middle to late period, mainly Commonwealth, incl. much British Africa with Basutoland 1954-58 to 10s. mint, Bechuanaland 1955-59 to 10s. mint, Gambia 1953-39 to £1 mint, Nyasaland-Rhodesia Force 1916 to 1s. mint, Somaliland 1953-58 to 10s. mint, Swaziland 1956 to £1 mint, Tanganyika 1917-21 to 50r. mint, also Europe with Czechoslovakia, range of covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
260 | £240
Canada: Newfoundland: 1923 to 1931 Pictorial/Publicity issues, mainly mint selection incl. 1923-24 to 24c. with 10c. shade, 1928-29 comb perfs. to 30c. with 4c. shade, line perfs. to 20c., (Aug.) 3c. on 6c. setting of 25 (3 showing ''C'' below ''T''), single used on St. John's f.d.c., 1929-31 to 20c. and 1931 to 30c. with 1c. unused strip of three incl. pair imperf. between, chiefly fine. (85 + 1 cover)
461 £400
Canada: 1930-31 Arch/Leaf issue, mint selection, mainly plate no. blocks of four, incl. 1c. orange pl. 1, 1c. green pl. 1, 2, 5, 2c. scarlet pl. 5, 6, 7, 2c. brown pl. 9, 3c. scarlet pl. 2, 4c. yellow-bistre pl. 1, 5c. violet pl. 2, 8c. blue pl. 1, 8c. orange pl. 1, 2, 3, 10c. Library, 10c. Cartier (also strip of three), 12c. and 20c. (2) all pl. 1, also 10c. Library unmounted lower right corner block of twelve with outlined ''1'' in selvedge etc., chiefly fine with much unmounted. (96) Btwn. S.G. 288 and 312.
708 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1938-50 2s.6d. yellowish slate, 1944 printing, lower right corner marginal, tied by SG7 ''22 NO/49'' c.d.s. to piece. S.G. Z85 var. Photo.
1064 | £110
Malta: A mint and used collection in four albums, K.G.V to Q.E.II, mixed condition. (100s)
8 | £650
A K.G.VI British Commonwealth collection in an album, with a few K.G.V, mainly mint incl. Aden 1938-49 to 10r., Antigua 1938-51 to £1, Australia 1937-49 Robes thick paper 5s. to £1, Bahamas 1938-52 values to £1, 1942 Columbus set, British Honduras 1938-47 to $5, Falkland Is. 1938-50 most values to £1, Gambia 1938-46 to 10s., Hong Kong 1938-52 values to $5 green and violet, $10 lilac and blue, also some used incl. K.G.V values to $10, Leeward Is. 1938-51 most values to £1, Mauritius 1938-49 to 10r., Montserrat 1938-48 to £1, Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 most values to 20s., Pakistan 1947 to 25r., St. Helena 1938-44 to 10s., etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (100s)
261 | £400
Canada: Newfoundland: 1932 to 1938 Perkins Bacon issues, mainly mint selection incl. 1932 (Jan.) perf. 131/2 set to 30c. with 10c. watermark inverted block of four, perf. 13 1c., 2c., perf. 14 15c. block of four, 25c., imperf. 10c. pair, 30c. single, 1932 (Aug.)-38 perf. 131/2 to 48c. (7), 1c., 2c., 4c., 5c. dies I and II (2, one on bookend, blue moiré paper) and 8c. (vertical) imperf. pairs, range of plate blocks and other multiples, also 1933 L & S Post provisional 15c. block of 25 (slight perf. separation) incl. five with/without watermark pairs, mostly fine. (161) S.G. 209-220, 222-29.
462 £150
Canada: 1930-31 Arch/Leaf issue, booklets and booklet panes, selection comprising 1c. green, 2c. green, 2c. scarlet and 2c. brown panes of six, 1c. green, 2c. brown and 3c. panes of four + 2 labels, mint with most unmounted, English text 25c. booklet 1930 (June), (Nov.), 1931 (July 13) and (July 23) issues, chiefly fine. (7 panes, 4 booklets) S.G. 289b, db, 290a, 291a, 292a, ba, 293a, SB14, SB15, SB16, SB18.
709 £170
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1938-50 10s. black and orange, 1944 printing, upper marginal, tied by SG7 ''22 NO/49'' c.d.s. to piece. S.G. Z87a var. Photo.
1066 | £150
Malta: Maritime Mail: 1906-63 selection of covers and cards, mainly with G.B. or Italian frankings, range of Paquebot marks, etc. (20 items)
9 | £380
A K.E.VII to Q.E.II mainly mint British Empire collection in a binder incl. Canada 1935 to $1, 1942-48 to $1, Cayman Islands 1921-26 to 10s., 1938-48 to 10s., 1950 and 1953-62 sets, Ceylon, Cyprus 1938-51 to £1, 1955 set to £1, Dominica, Falkland Islands 1938-50 to 10s., £1, 1952 1/2d. to £1, 1960 Birds set, Dependencies, Fiji 1938-55 to 10s., £1, 1954 to £1, etc. (100s)
262 | £80
Canada: Newfoundland: 1932 Line perf. 13 1c. green, 2c. carmine, 3c. orange-brown booklet panes of four (perf. through margin), hinged in selvedge, mainly fine. S.G. 209b, 210c, 211c.
463 £450
Canada: 1932 Surcharges, selection incl. (Feb.) Air 6c. on 5c. pl. A1 block of eight, range of unguaranteed varieties incl. surcharge triple (2), surcharge inverted, pair one without surcharge, mint, also 'swollen breast' on pl. A2 pair, used on covers (4) incl. first flights, (June) 3c. on 2c. scarlet die II, mint blocks of four (3) one pl. 7 (worn) another showing 'extended moustache', block of five used on 1932 (July 12) registered O.H.M.S. envelope from Ottawa to Niagara Falls. (31 + 5 covers) S.G. 313, 314 vars., Sc. C3, 191, vars.
710 £260
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1938-50 £1 grey-black and bluish violet, 1944 printing, upper left corner marginal, tied by SG7 ''22 NO/49'' c.d.s. to piece. S.G. Z88 var. Photo.
1067 £420
Mauritius: 1847 ''POST OFFICE'' issues, the first British Colonial postage stamps, 1912 reprints from the original plate showing both values, two sheets struck from the original Plate in vermilion and blue respectively, each impression lightly handstamped ''REPRINT'' on reverse (in vermilion on the first sheet, blue on the second), fine. Photo.
10 | £800
An accumulation of mainly unmounted mint middle to modern issues, incl. Austria, China 1979 30th Anniversary miniature sheets (2), French Antarctic Territories 1956-60 Air 50f. (3), 100f. (3), 200f. (2), 1963 Quiet Sun 100f. (2), 1965 Discovery 50f. (3), New Guinea 1915-16 wmk. 2 £1 used (corner fault), Sudan, Zanzibar 1921-29 set to 20r. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', thematic Birds issues, etc. (100s)
263 £190
Canada: Newfoundland: 1933 Gilbert, Selection incl. 1c. plate proof marginal block of four, comb perf. 131/2 set to 32c., line perf. 14 7c. to 32c., watermark sideways inverted 15c., 24c., 32c., mint, chiefly fine. (36)
467 | £150
Canada: 1932-33 Medallion issue, booklet panes, 1c. (2, one with ''PLATE'' in tab) and 2c. panes of six, 1c. (with albino ''PLATE'' in tab, 2c. (2, one with albino ''PLA'' in tab) and 3c. (both dies) panes of four + 2 labels, mint, chiefly fine. (8 panes) S.G. 319a, b, 320a, b, 321a, 321ba.
716 £200
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1949 (Aug. 15) double rate whaler's cover to Ålesund, Norway franked Thin Map 1d. (2), 2d. (2), flap missing and other faults, 1950 (Mar.) airmail whaler's cover to Grangemouth, Scotland franked Thin Map 1s. and U.P.U. 3d., also 1949 (Jan. 18) airmail cover to Grimsby bearing Silver Wedding set in pairs. (3 covers)
1071 £140
Mauritius: 1901 (Aug. 5) Royal Visit postcard used locally, franked 2c. tied neat Quatre Bornes c.d.s dated the day after the arrival of the royal couple, fine and fresh. Photo.
11 | £450
An accumulation, mainly cinderellas, incl. philatelic souvenirs, Concordia ephemera, Italy 1870 (ca.) telegraph colourless embossed essays (7) on coloured papers showing head of King Victor Emmanuel II, a selection of Esperanto labels on stockleaves, Hamburg America Line selection of revenues with study of the 50pf. (17), Kaisgeld (11) and 30pf. Hamburg-America line, Melilla Military Post selection of imperforate (47) and perforated (56) stamps, range of publicity photographs of all World stamp issues, UNESCO thematics, Blackpool Corporation Transport railway parcel 2d. (rouletted) red (General Manager J.C. Franklin), 6d. blue (General Manager W. Luff) and 8d. yellow (General Manager W. Luff), in complete unmounted mint sheets of thirty, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
264 | £200
Canada: Newfoundland: Crown Colony issues for 1935 Silver Jubilee and 1937 Coronation, selection incl. sets in unmounted mint blocks of four, perforated ''SPECIMEN'', etc., odd minor tone spot otherwise mainly fine. (37 + 1 cover)
469 £350
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee, Die proof of Princess Elizabeth vignette engraved by Edwin Gunn for the 1935 $20 banknote, a larger version of the portrait used for the issued 1c. stamp, printed in black on India paper inscribed ''PRINCESS ELIZABETH/BANK OF CANADA/X-V-125/CANADIAN BANK NOTE CO. LTD'' beneath, die sunk on large card (201 x 152mm), also Tuck's postcard reproducing the Marcus Adams photograph from which the design originates. Photo.
717 £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1952 10s. and £1 on piece tied by fine SG7 c.d.s. dated ''12 DE/52'', fine. (5) S.G. Z92, Z93, cat. £425. Photo.
1072 £140
Mauritius: 1904-07 4c. black and carmine on blue, variety WATERMARK INVERTED, used, minor corner crease, otherwise fine. Unlisted by S.G. Photo.
12 | £450
A duplicated collection in twelve albums contained in a carton with strength in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan incl. commemorative issues, Airs, USA, etc. (many 100s)
265 £230
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, imperf. plate proofs, 3c. die II vertical pair from the top of the sheet, 7c., 8c., 15c., 20c., 24c., 25c. and 48c. singles, all in issued colours on unwatermarked wove paper. (9) Photo.
471 £280
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee, Photographic publicity proofs, large format, 1c. to 13c. set of six affixed to individual boards (111 x 129mm) with circular ''Philatelic Sect. Fin. Br./1/MAY 13 1935/P.O. Dept., Ottawa.'' handstamp on reverse.
719 | £320
Falkland Island Dependencies: South Georgia: A mainly unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. 1963-69 set, 1971-76 sets (2, one used), 1977-78 set, virtually complete issues to 2001, f.d.c's, etc. (few 100s)
1074 £190
Mauritius: 1910 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10r. green and red on green, fine used on small 1912 (Dec. 10) cover, registered to Germany, tied by ''PORT LOUIS'' c.d.s., with oval ''REGISTERED/MAURITIUS'' datestamp alongside. S.G. 195. Photo.
13 | £550
A Q.E.II British Commonwealth collection in three albums, incl. Jamaica, Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika, Malta 1956-58 set mint, Malayan States with Kedah 1957 set used, Penang, Montserrat, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos Islands, etc. (100s)
266 | £200
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, imperf. plate proofs, 1c. to 48c. set of eleven in black on unwatermarked wove paper except the 1c. on bookend security paper (blue moiré on reverse), 3c. showing ''(EAGLE PARC)HMEN(T)'' watermark, the 15c. with minor black marks at foot otherwise mainly fine. Believed only one sheet of each existed. (11)
472 £220
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee, Plate proofs imperf. in issued colours on India on card, 1c. and 2c. marginal blocks of four, 3c. and 5c. singles, 10c. horizontal pair, 13c. vertical pair. (14) Sc. cat. $1,550. Photo.
720 £1100
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: THE PORT FOSTER OVERPRINT: 1912 1/2d. yellow-green and 1d. vermilion tied to small piece by shared ''PORT FOSTER'' straight line with F.4E ''MR 31/13'' c.d.s's, the 1d. with damaged corner at upper left. Also contemporary photo of the telegram of authorisation. Ex 'Stanley' collection. B.P.A. certificate (1971). S.G. Z106, Z107, cat. £3,600. Photo.
1076 £100
Montserrat: 1904-08 6d. and 1s. used on 1908 (Aug. 20) cover, registered to Nova Scotia, tied by ''MONTSERRAT'' c.d.s's. Photo.
14 | £550
A Commonwealth and Great Britain accumulation in two box files, Q.V. to early Q.E.II, much variety, mixed condition but many fine. (1,000s)
267 £80
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, imperf. plate proofs, 3c. die II in issued orange-brown on unwatermarked wove paper, horizontal pair from the top of the sheet. Photo.
473 £620
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1c. to 13c. set of seven in imperf. pairs, horizontal except 1c. and 3c. vertical, mainly fine with gum, unmounted except 1c. S.G. cat. £1,900. Photo.
721 £130
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. yellow-green and 1d. orange-red tied to piece by ''DECEPTION ISLAND/3 FEB 1914'' oval in pale black with initialled ms. notation alongside. The earliest recorded date. S.G. Z111. Photo.
1077 £190
Montserrat: 1908-14 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to 5s. set, fine used on six small 1909 envelopes, registered to Germany. S.G. 35-47. Photo.
18 | £320
A mainly mint collection in an album, stockbook and loose, incl. Cyprus 1928 Anniversary sets mint (2), 1938-51 to £1 mint, Gibraltar 1938-51 to £1 mint, etc. (100s)
268 £200
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'Long' set, line perf. 14 1c., 10c. and 15c. horizontal pair, 25c. lower right corner marginal vertical pair, each with/without watermark, mint, mainly fine. (8) S.G. 257a, 261a, 263a, 266a.
474 £230
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee, 13c. blue, 'shilling mark' [Pl. 1, upper pane, R. 8/8] and line through left '13'' [Pl. 2, upper pane, R. 6/4], unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 340 var, 340a, Sc. 216 var., 216i. Photo.
723 £240
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1918 (Jan. 23) envelope to A.G. Bennett in Port Stanley bearing 1912-20 1/2d. and 1d. tied by good strike of type B1 Deception Island double oval datestamp in violet with additional fine strike below and Apr. 16 arrival backstamp. S.G. Z110, Z111. Photo.
1079 £200
Morocco Agencies: 1783 letter written in Arabic, from Abdelmalek Ben Mohamad Ben Abdelmalek, Governor of Tangier, sent to General Eliot, Governor of Gibraltar, scarce. The letter concerns the provision of wood to build new gun carriages following the Great Siege of Gibraltar. Photo.
19 | £450
A Q.E.II British Commonwealth collection in two albums, incl. Antigua, Ascension 1956 sets mint and used, Cyprus, Falkland Islands 1960-66 Birds sets mint and used, Dependencies 1954-62 set used, Fiji, etc. (100s)
269 £150
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation scarce perf. 13 7c., used on 1937 (Aug. 20) 'Selfridges' registered cover to England with 1c., 10c., 15c. and 24c., tied by violet ''REGISTERED/ST. JOHN'S'' c.d.s's. Photo.
475 £150
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee, mainly mint selection with sets (8) incl. imprint/plate multiples to 10c. pl. 1 blocks of four (2), pl. 2 blocks of six (2), 13c. pl. 1 strip of three, pl. 2 corner block of four, also 10c. 'weeping princess' [Pl. 1, upper pane, R. 31/1] in block of four (variety unmounted), etc., chiefly fine. (164) S.G. 335, a-340, Sc. 211, i-216. Photo.
724 £150
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1924 (Apr. 22) 'Lawson' envelope to Liverpool, bearing 1d. vermilion block of four cancelled by type B1 ''DECEPTION ISLAND/22 APR 1914/SOUTH SHETLANDS'' double oval datestamp in violet, Port Stanley May 6 transit on reverse. Photo.
1080 £200
Morocco Agencies: 1783 letter written in Arabic, from Abdelmalek Ben Mohamad Ben Abdelmalek, Governor of Tangier, sent to General Eliot, Governor of Gibraltar after the Great Siege of Gibraltar, scarce. Photo.
20 | £230
A Commonwealth collection in two stockbooks, incl. Great Britain Q.V., much mint with many better values, ranges to around 1970, mixed condition. (100s)
270 £480
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'Long' set, line perf. 14 15c. claret vertical strip of four, the centre pair imperf. between, unmounted mint, bends at right from aborted attempt to separate rows, very scarce. S.G. 263cb, cat. £1,600+, Sc. 239a. Photo.
476 £150
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee, Perfins, used selection comprising ''OHMS'' on 1c., 2c., 3c. (3), 5c. block of four, 10c., 13c., ''LA'' (Legislative Assembly) on 13c., and a range of others incl. ''CPR'' (Canadian Pacific Railway) on 2c. on telegram envelope, mainly fair to fine, perfins cannot be guaranteed. (24 + 1 cover)
725 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' ½d. on piece and 1921-28 3s. both cancelled by fine (3s. light and rather indistinct) complete strike of ''C/10 MR/24'' type B2 c.d.s in violet (SH B2v1), fine. S.G. Z138a var, Z148 var. Photo.
1083 £120
Morocco Agencies: Incoming Mail: 1882 and 1883 two stationery envelopes registered from London to Tangier, one sent October 1892 to the French Postmaster with 3d. +2d. embossed stamps tied with registered Eastcheap datestamps, other sent October 1893 to the British Consul with 2d. and 21/2d. embossed stamps tied by Ipswich registered datestamps.
21 | £300
The balance of a collection in three stockbooks, albums and on stockcards, mainly Commonwealth and Great Britain with values to £1, also some foreign thematics, mostly pre 1970, mixed condition. (100s)
271 £450
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, extensive selection incl. sets mint, line perf. 131/2 variations, comb perf. 13 to 48c., blocks of four, good range of varieties mainly in multiples incl. dies and re-entries, line perf. 14 1c. 'fish-hook', 7c. re-entry [pos. 38], 20c. 'extra chimney' [pos. 55], 24c. re-entry at right [pos. 61], 48c. re-entry [pos. 60] (used), covers variously addressed with a range of rates, bearing values to 48c. (3) incl. pair on registered cover to Bristol and full set on f.d.c., etc., mainly fine. (102 + 15 covers)
477 £480
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee, fascinating group of covers cards etc. bearing Silver Jubilee issues, 1c. to 10c. (8), 13c. (10), a wide range of usage, variously addressed and rated incl. advertising, registered, airmails, first flights, paquebot, (Aug. 12) 13c. strip of five used with 10c. Mountie (4) on bank parcel tag, (Oct. 8) 5c. unofficial bisect on cover from Quebec to Massachussetts, full sets on cover, f.d.c's, etc. (37 items)
728 £380
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1938-50 1s.3d. black and carmine-red vertical pair cancelled by fine complete type B5 (S.G. type Z6) c.d.s. dated ''29 FE/51''. Rare, this being the discovery example. S.G. Z158a, cat. £600+. Photo.
1087 £160
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1898 (Feb. 23) illustrated cover from a stamp dealer in Tangier, registered to Scotland, franked by unoverprinted Gibraltar 1889-96 20c. and 25c. (2), tied by single oval ''REGISTERED/TANGIER'' datestamp. Photo.
22 | £400
An accumulation in eleven albums, seven stockbooks, twenty exercise books and loose contained in two cartons incl. G.B. 1d reds, British Empire with Indian States, Hong Kong, also Indo-China, Japan, Thailand, etc.
272 | £200
Canada: Newfoundland: 1938 to 1947 selection on leaves, mainly mint with some covers, postcards, etc., incl. 1938 Royal Family with imperf. 3c. black proof, 3c. in issued carmine imperf. proof on bookend security paper (blue moiré on reverse), 4c. pair with and without watermark, 1939 surcharges with varieties incl. 4c. on 5c. ''CENTL'' in pair, etc., chiefly fine.
478 £1900
Canada: 1935 Pictorial 1c. to $1 set of large die proofs in the issued colours on India paper on die sunk card, the 50c. and $1 proofs on reduced card (111 x 98mm and 92 x 82mm), some wrinkling of the India paper, the 1c. missing corner at upper left of card, otherwise fine and a rare set. Unitrade 217P-227P. Photo.
729 £700
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: 1902 (Aug. 4) picture postcard of Brofick Pier written from Arran by expedition taxidermist Alastair Ross to his sister Jessie in Edinburgh prior to departure, franked 1/2d. with Pirn Mill and Greenock Aug. 6 c.d.s.'s. The ''Scotia'' undertaking sea trials at this time. Photo.
1088 £150
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1898 (July 26) cover to Marseilles, franked by 1898-1900 5c., 20c. and 25c., tied by ''A26'' barred ovals and ''CASABLANCA'' c.d.s. (inverted ''JY'' in date line). Photo.
24 | £350
An accumulation on stockcards, incl. Austria 1950-53 Air 3s. and 5s. used, Czechoslovakia 1955 Exhibition miniature sheets mint (2), Faroe Islands, Lithuania, Switzerland, Taiwan 1956 Postal Service miniature sheets, Thailand, Turkey 1930 Railway set mint, etc. (100s)
273 £700
Canada: Newfoundland: 1941-44 issue, extensive selection with range of inscription blocks of four incl. ten values to 48c. from all four corners of sheet, varieties incl. 3c. broken ''A'' in block, 8c. unmounted upper right corner block of six (2 x 3) the upper pair without watermark (slight wrinkles), imperf. 3c. pair , 8c. single and 25c. block of four with punched security holes, etc. mainly mint with much unmounted, chiefly fine. (2371) S.G. 276-89, Sc. 253-66.
479 £750
Canada: 1935 Pictorial 1c. to $1 set of mint imperforate horizontal pairs, with wide margins and strong colour, a couple of trivial imperfections, very fine set with near complete to full original gum. Unitrade 217c-227a. Photo.
730 £850
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: Picture postcard of the ''Scotia'' in Troon Harbour (Wharton EI-3-b) sent from Ireland on the outward voyage by expedition zoologist David W. Wilton to Hugh Miller in Edinburgh, franked 1/2d. cancelled Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) Nov. 28, the message dated ''29 XI 02'' with message ''Just off. Thanks for sending parcel. Won't lend you a screw driver again. Ta-ta. Yrs. D.W.W.''. Also companion postcard (Wharton EI-3a) unused, slight soiling. Photo.
1090 £400
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1898 (Sept. 13) unoverprinted 20c. registered envelope (size G), used to Egypt, uprated by 1898-1900 25c., cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/MOGADOR'' datestamps. Photo.
25 | £680
A mainly Foreign accumulation in three cartons, incl. Australia with 1953 to 1985 unused and used lettercards, aerogrammes, exhibitions, Japanese Occupation of Burma 1943 (Oct.) 5c. and 10c. unmounted mint sheets of 200 Germany W.W.II stampless Feldpost covers or cards (37), Luxembourg 1879 1f. on 37½c. bistre error ''Pranc'' for ''Franc'' unused Netherlands Antilles 1892-95 postage due imperf. proofs in green with values ½c. to 40c. (3), Nicaragua early issues, Portuguese Colonies with Azores and Madeira, Switzerland 1912 Pro Juventute forerunner 10cmi. mint, U.S.A. 1861-68 2c. black ''Z'' grill used (Philatelic Foundation certificate, 1978), 2c. black ''E'' grill mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
274 £270
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, 1919 Alcock & Brown $1 on 15c. scarlet, five mint examples, two with comma after ''AIR POST'' (one showing 'teardrop' stop after ''1919''), three without, of which one shows no stop after ''1919'' and another with ''A'' of ''AIR'' under ''a'' of ''trans'', mainly fine. S.G. 143, a-c, cat. £1,170+, Sc. C2, a-c. Photo.
480 £300
Canada: 1935 Pictorial 1c. to $1 set of imperforate plate proof singles on India paper affixed to card, a fine wide margined set with strong colour. Photo.
731 £1350
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: 1904, two picture postcards of Buenos Aires sent by expedition zoologist David W. Wilton to Jessie, the sister of expedition taxidermist Alastair Ross, a nurse at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. One card dated ''19.1.04'' with interesting message regarding Ross's health ''I've taken great care of your brother. His weight is 200lbs when I left him, so living in the S. Orkneys seems to agree with him.'' (Ross had remained on Laurie Island when the ''Scotia'' left on Nov. 27 1903 for refitting and had indeed gained weight during his stay due to the high protein diet of seagulls and their eggs). Also unused cards of Buenos Aires (2, one annotated ''Customs House''), Fayal (Azores) and Wynberg (South Africa) acquired by Wilton or Ross during the expedition). Photo. During the four week stay of the ''Scotia'' in Buenos Aires for repairs and reprovisioning preparatory to the second voyage, expedition leader William Speirs Bruce entered negotiations with the Argentine government regarding the future of the weather station. On Jan. 20 an agreement was confirmed whereby three scientific assistants from the Argentine government would travel back to Laurie Island to work for a year, under Robert Mossman, as the first stage of an annual arrangement, Omond House, its furnishings and provisions, and all magnetic and meteorological instruments, being ceded to the Argentine government. The Base Antártica Orcadas has remained operational ever since.
1091 £300
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1900 (Mar. 25) 20c. registered envelope (size H), used to Gibraltar, uprated by 1898-1900 20c. and 1899 10c., 40c., cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/TANGIER'' datestamps. Photo.
26 | £190
An accumulation in six stockbooks, two folders and loose, incl. Austria, Belgian Congo 1947 set mint, Germany, Poland, Russia, etc. (many 100s)
276 £350
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, 1921 Halifax 35c. red, six mint examples, comprising four singles, one with 11/2mm between ''AIR'' and ''MAIL'', the others with 23/4mm between, two without stop after ''1921'' of which one also shows first ''1'' of ''1921'' below ''f'' of ''Halifax'', also a vertical pair with both spacings se-tenant, the lower stamp (11/2mm between) without stop, mainly fine. S.G. 148, a, b, f, g, cat. £1,240+, Sc. C3, b, d, f, h. Photo.
482 £230
Canada: 1935 Pictorial 1c. to 8c. set of imperforate plate proof horizontal gutter pairs on India paper affixed to card, a fine wide margined set with strong colour. Photo.
732 £800
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: 1904 (May 17) rare photographic picture postcard of the ''Scotia'' in Table Bay (Wharton EJ-1) sent from Cape Town by expedition taxidermist Alastair Ross, to his sister Jessie, a nurse at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh during the visit of the ""Scotia"" from May 6 to 24, with signed message endorsed ''17.5.04 Scotia at No. 1 Coaling Jetty, Alfred Docks Capetown''. Photo.
1092 £80
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1900 (June 8) cover, registered to France, franked by 1898-1900 20c., 1899 5c. and 10c. (2), tied by oval ''REGISTERED/TANGIER'' datestamps, with oval framed ''R'' at right, fine. Photo.
27 | £290
A British Commonwealth and Foreign selection in two albums, four stockbooks and two file drawers, incl. Austria 1950-53 Air set used, 1950 Plebiscite set mint and used on card, Great Britain, Switzerland, etc. (many 100s)
277 £230
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, 1921 Halifax 35c. mint block of four, 23/4mm between ''AIR'' and ''MAIL'' except upper right stamp with 11/2mm between, the right-hand stamps with stop after ''1921'', the left-hand without, the lower pair virtually unmounted. S.G. cat. 148, a, g, cat. £590+. Photo.
485 £110
Canada: 1935 Pictorial issue, 5c. blue mint block of four variety imperf. vertically, the lower pair unmounted, fine. S.G. 345a, cat. £450+, 221a. Photo.
733 £480
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: Previously unrecorded photographic picture postcard of members of the expedition on board the ''Scotia'' whilst in Table Bay, Cape Town from May 6 to 24 1904, unused. Believed unique. Photo. The card, on similar stock to Wharton EJ-1, produced on self-toning paper produced by the Paget Prize Plate Company Ltd. of Watford, the first widely sold printing paper which held in itself the ingredients necessary for the creation of the image, the collodio-chloride paper being first washed (sometimes in salt solution), then placed in a sodium hydrosulphite solution before a final wash and dry.
1093 £200
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1900 (Nov. 25) 20c. registered envelope (size G), used to France, uprated by 1899 25c., cancelled by ''A26'' barred oval with oval ''REGISTERED/MAZAGAN MOROCCO'' datestamp. Photo.
28 | £380
An accumulation in five albums, on stockcards and loose, incl. stationery cut outs, Australia and States perf. Officials, quantity of Canandian pre-cancels, train tickets, cinderellas, Belgium pre-cancels, U.S.A. with 1851-57 3c. strip of four, Great Britain 1867 (Feb.) revenues 6d. die proof and a wax impression on card (Schonfeld 3684), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
278 £210
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, 1921 Halifax 35c. red, three used examples on separate flown covers from St. John's, one cancelled (Nov. 22) to Pittsburgh, the others (Nov. 26) to Halifax, each with Halifax Feb. 4 machine arrival on reverse, one with 23/4mm between ''AIR MAIL'' and no stop after ''1921'', the others with 11/2mm spacing with and without stop respectively. S.G. 148a, f, g, C3, f, h. Photo.
489 £350
Canada: 1935 Pictorial issue, plate no. multiples, selection from all values to $1 incl. 1c. pl. 3 block of 42, 2c. block of 36, 4c. pl. 1, 5c. pl. 1 and 2 blocks of ten, 8c. pl. 1 blocks of six (2), 10c. pl. 1 pair and block of six, pl. 2 block of eight, 13c. pl. 2 (2), 20c. pl. 1 blocks of six, 50c. pl. 1 and $1 pl. 1 blocks of eight, mainly fine with most unmounted. (27 items)
734 £1900
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: Previously unrecorded photographic picture postcard of members of the expedition on board the ''Scotia'' with Table Mountain and newly built Port Captain's building in background during the visit to Cape Town from May 6 to 24 1904, unused, corner crease and other slight faults but believed unique. Photo. The card, on similar stock to Wharton EJ-1, produced on self-toning paper produced by the Paget Prize Plate Company Ltd. of Watford, the first widely sold printing paper which held in itself the ingredients necessary for the creation of the image, the collodio-chloride paper being first washed (sometimes in salt solution), then placed in a sodium hydrosulphite solution before a final wash and dry.
1094 £120
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1902 Q.V. Newspaper Wrappers, 5c. used from Fez to Germany, 10c. used from Safi to Germany, fine.
29 | £150
A collection in two large boxed albums and four stockbooks, incl. Belgium, Hungary, Poland, Romania, U.S.A., etc. (many 100s)
279 £140
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, 1929 to 1931, seven scarcer flown covers comprising 1929 (July 27) Bluenose flight Harbour Grace-N. Sydney, N.S., 1930 (Nov. 18-19) Sullivan & Fraser Stephenville Crossing, signed by pilots, 1931 (May 26) St. John's-Burin North-St. John's, (June 24-25) Hillig & Hoiriis Harbour Grace-Krefeld-Copenhagen (2, one signed by pilots, the other with faults but bearing 1931 50c. and Danish 25ö. for forwarding to Norway, (July 13) Corner Brook-St. John's, and (Aug. 23) delayed St. John's-Sydney, N.S. bearing 50c.
490 £130
Canada: Airs, 1935 6c. red-brown, mint or used selection incl. imprint/pl. 1 corner block of eight, varieties with imperf. single, 'moulting wing' mint, yellow-brown shade (Sc. C5i) unmounted mint corner block of four, etc., chiefly fine. (30) S.G. 355, b, Sc. C5, i, ii.
735 £2900
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: 1904 (May 31) picture postcard sent from Saint Helena during the return voyage with signed and dated endorsement by expedition taxidermist Alastair Ross, addressed to his sister Jessie, a nurse at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, franked 1d. cancelled June 2. Also two unused cards acquired by Ross during the visit to the island and a selection of contemporary photographs showing items from the expedition at the Royal Scottish Museum. Photo.
1095 £140
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1904 (Feb. 3) 20c. registered envelope (size G), used to London, uprated by 1899 20c., 40c. and 1903-05 5c., 10c., cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/TANGIER'' datestamps. Photo.
30 | £450
A mainly British Commonwealth accumulation in eleven stockbooks, incl. Hong Kong, Iceland, St. Helena, Tristan da Cunha, etc. (many 100s)
280 | £140
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, 1931, selection comprising 15c., 50 and $1 proofs in black on thick wove paper, the 50c. showing ''(EAGLE PARCHM)ENT'' watermark letters, the $1 with minor ink marks in one corner, sets mint with and without watermark, 15c. mint block of four comprising two horizontal pars with and without watermark (the lower unmounted), chiefly fine. (13) S.G. 192-97, 195a, Sc. C6-11, C9ii.
491 | £130
Canada: An unmounted mint selection, mainly K.G.V, incl. 1935 50c. block of four, 1930-31 $1, a few provinces, etc., mainly fine. (37)
736 £6800
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: 1904 (June 9) picture postcard sent from Ascension during the return voyage with signed and dated endorsement by expedition taxidermist Alastair Ross, addressed to his sister Jessie, a nurse at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, franked Great Britain 1d. cancelled June 29. Also an unused card depicting the Sanatorium for the South Atlantic Squadron, acquired by Ross during his visit to the island. Photo.
1096 £80
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1904 (Dec. 27) cover, registered to U.S.A., cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/TANGIER'' datestamps.
31 | £210
An accumulation in seven albums incl. a Lincoln and a Strand with British Empire incl. Australia, Canada, Falkland Islands, North Borneo, also Egypt, Germany, South Korea 1960s miniature sheets, loose in packets, etc. (many 100s)
281 £150
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, 1931 (Feb. 13-18) Local Air Mails, nine variously flown stage covers incl. (Feb. 13) St. John's-St. Anthony, one bearing 15c. and $1, Conche, Hampden, Western Arm stages, etc., St. Anthony-St. John's signed pilot A.D. Sullivan, etc.
492 | £90
Canada: A mint and used collection on leaves, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. range of small and large Queens used, 1897 Jubilee values to 20c. used, 1903-12 to 50c. used, 1908 Quebec set used, 10c. to 20c. mint, 1928-29 to $1 used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
738 £160
Antarctica: German Antarctic Expedition 1958-60: Selection with set of labels mint (2), labels affixed to postcards or covers (11), imperf. proof set (2), expedition cachet with proof strikes, bromides, official releases, expedition stationery envelopes and souvenir sheetlet of eight (2), etc. The planned expedition to Neu-Schwabenland, for which the ''Kista Dan'' was chartered in 1959, was postponed indefinitely later that year due to lack of funding.
1097 £820
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Period: 1906 (Jan. 12) 20c. registered envelope (size G), used to Germany, uprated by K.E.VII 5c. and 20c., cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/SAFI MOROCCO'' datestamps. Photo.
32 | £230
An accumulation, incl. Aden 1953-63 to 20s. (3) mint, Bahamas, Belgium 1953-75 Railway Parcels 60f. and 80f. pair unmounted mint, Ceylon 1886 25c. value in yellow used, Egypt 1879 5pa. with inverted watermark unused, Fiji 1935 Silver Jubilee set perfin ''SPECIMEN'', Germany 1950 Bach set used, Italy with 1863-65 5c. unused, 1879-82 20c. unused, K.U.T. 1895 21/2a. on 41/2a. unused part original gum, Monaco, range of Registration etiquettes, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
282 £250
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, 1932 DO-X $1.50 on $1 mint and used on 1932 (May 19) Bank of Nova Scotia envelope to London carried on Holyrood-Horta-Vigo-Southampton flight (ex 'Labrador' collection). S.G. 221. Photo.
493 | £90
Canada: A Q.V. duplicated selection in mixed condition in a stockbook with range of mint or unused, also Newfoundland, etc. (few 100)
740 | £200
British Antarctic Territory: 1963-69 2s. and 10s. unmounted mint, £1 Map unmounted mint and used, £1 Endurance unmounted mint (4) and used, and 1971 Decimal Currency 50p. on 10s. with watermark inverted unmounted mint, also a small range of Falkland Islands with 1935 Silver Jubilee sets mint (3, two unmounted), mainly fine. (27)
1098 £170
Morocco Agencies: British Currency: 1908 (May 5) philatelic cover, registered within Mazagan, franked by 1907-13 2d., 4d., 6d., 1s. and 2s.6d., tied by oval ''REGISTERED/MAZAGAN MOROCCO'' datestamps. Photo.
33 | £260
An all World accumulation in four albums, three stockbooks, two folders, leaves and loose, incl. Great Britain, Hong Kong, Panama, etc. (1,000s)
283 £380
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, 1933 5c. to 75c. set mint, 10c. orange-yellow (2, horizontal and vertical) imperf. pairs mint, 75c. imperf. single unused, 10c. with 60c. and 5c. pair with 60c. on two on 1933 (July 11) St. John's-Wabush-Katsao-St. John's f.f.c's, and Balbo overprint $4.50 on 75c. mint. (11 + 2 covers)
494 £130
Canada: Revenues: American Bank Note Co. King George V die proof of the King in Admiral's uniform, design similar to that used for 1915-30 Revenue issues, in black on sunken card (116 x 131mm) inscribed ''H.M. KING GEORGE V/CANADA-SPECIAL-A-17/AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA''. Photo.
741 £270
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 1969 £1 Endurance block of four used on first day cover to Port Stanley with Signy Island Dec. 1 1969 c.d.s., another neat strike alongside, fine. S.G. 15a. Photo.
1099 £130
Morocco Agencies: British Currency: 1913 (Oct. 22) cover, registered to England, franked by 1907-13 1d. and 2d., cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH POST OFFICE RABAT'' datestamp with another strike alongside. Photo.
34 | £180
An all World accumulation in four albums, on leaves and loose, incl. much Commonwealth with Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand, covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
284 £250
Canada: Newfoundland: Airs, written-up collection on leaves incl. forgeries of 1919 Hawker 3c. and Martinsyde 3c. (both with Greene Foundation certificate 1979 and 2009 respectively) and 1939 Columbia 36c., 1922 Vickers-Vimy perf. essays (2, one with doubling of vignette), Wayzata 1932 $1, Maritime & Newfoundland Airways, later first flight covers incl. Transatlantic and internal, 1933 Balbo Montreal-Chicago (2), 1939 Shediac-Foynes bearing Canada Air 1930 5c. (6), commemorative items incl. Aero Field 1929 souvenir card, etc., good to fine.
495 | £110
Canada: Revenues: A selection of Q.V. Law Stamps with 1876 20c. (2), 25c. and 50c. each handstamped ''CANCELLED'', $5 (2) with punch holes affixed to 1894 Supreme Court document, and 1897 10c. (2, one without control number) and $1 (without control number) each handstamped ''CANCELLED'', and $5 blue without control number mint, varied condition. (9 items)
742 | £420
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: A virtually complete fine unmounted mint collection from 1963 to 2016 on leaves, incl. 1963-69 1/2d. to £1 (both, two sets, one is mounted), 1971 surcharge set, also f.d.c's with 1971 surcharge set, etc. (few 100s)
1100 £80
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1908 (Feb. 8) front bearing 1907-12 Somerset House set (less 40c. on 4d. orange) tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER'' c.d.s's. S.G. 112-117, 119-13. The property of another vendor. Photo.
35 | £320
An accumulation in varied condition in six albums, on leaves and loose contained in two cartons with G.B., British Empire with St. Vincent 1862 4d. blue used, Australia airmail covers, New Zealand 1946 issue in mint blocks with varieties, also Norway 1855 4sk. used, R.A.F. covers, etc. (many 100s)
285 £420
Canada: Newfoundland: Postage Dues: 1939-49 issue, selection incl. set in unmounted mint corner blocks of six, mint and used (cancellations not guaranteed) singles, perf. 11 x 9 2c. block of four, 3c. blocks of six and 25, 4c. block of four, perf. 10 x 101/2 4c. block of four, unmounted mint, perf. 11 10c. mint marginal block of six with ''LUE'' variety [pos. 23], unmounted mint corner block of twenty incl. stop after ''E'' [pos. 96], also 2c. and 4c. on separate W.W.II underpaid covers. (111 + 2 covers) S.G. D1-D6, a, ac, ad, Sc. J1-J7, i, ii. Photo.
496 | £250
Canada: Revenues: Selection on leaves incl. Customs Duty, Electricity & Gas 1930 to $10 with $3 imprint block of twelve, 60c. to $10 blue with $2 and $3 blocks of four, Law Stamp 1935 $1 blue block of four, $1 slate, Postal Note 1932-48 values to 75c. in blocks of four, War Tax with 1915 to 50c. (2), also 50c. (2c. four panes of six) and $1 (2c. eight panes of six) booklets, Two Leaf Excise Tax 25c. booklet, Weights & Measures 1930 5c. to $10 with 1940 80c., 90c. and some multiples, mint or unused, chiefly fine. (211 + 3 booklets)
744 | £850
Antarctica: French Southern and Antarctic Territories: 1948 to 2014, a comprehensive collection of issues in a KA-BE boxed album, largely complete from 1955 incl. 1956-60 to 200f., 1962-72 to 50f., also booklets 1999 to 2005, mainly fine unmounted mint.
1101 £210
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1909 (Dec. 8) 30c. on 2d. brown registered envelope (size G) used from Casablanca to England, cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA'', datestamp, with Plymouth and Birmingham registered datestamps, scarce. Photo.
36 | £180
An accumulation in seven albums (incl. Strand and Triumph), two stockbooks, on leaves and loose contained in a carton with G.B. from 1841, Portugal and Colonies, Macau 1951 1p. to 5p. used, China, Japan, Korea, U.S.A., etc. (100s)
286 | £130
Canada: Newfoundland: Revenues: Selection comprising Inland Revenue 1920 (ca.) 50c., $1 (3) Colonial Sec. Office perfins, 1943 5c. to $20 all corner marginal, with 5c. plate/imprint block of eight, 1963 5 on 25c., 1967 5c., 10c., 25c., Customs Duty 1925 1c., 3c., 5c., 1938 1c., 5c., Money Order Tax 1914 5c. unused (2), National Savings 10c. (both), overprint 10c., Tobacco Tax 1945 undenominated pair, War Savings 1940 10c., mint or unused, chiefly fine. (37)
498 £220
Cayman Islands: 1935 Pictorial 1/4d. to 10s. set used on 1936 (July 30) five covers to Switzerland, four being registered, fine. S.G. 96-107.
745 £400
Fiji: 1882 5s. dull red and black used on 1895 (July 25) registered envelope to U.S.A. with G.P.O Suva c.d.s., endorsed ''Via Vancouver'' at top, various transits on reverse, fine. Photo.
1102 £250
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1911 (July 11) 30c. on 2d. brown registered envelope (size H) used from Saffi to Oswald Marsh in England, uprated by 1907-12 10c. on 1d., cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH P.O. TANGIER'', datestamp, with London registered datestamps, scarce. Photo.
37 | £110
A K.G.V to Q.E.II used collection of British Asia in varied condition in a stockbook incl. Burma, Ceylon and India. Stated to cat. £1,500+. (few 100)
287 £350
Canada: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. engraved essay denominated 1d., in green on bond paper, fine. Minuse & Pratt E-Aa. Photo.
499 £160
Cayman Islands: 1935 Pictorial 1/4d. to 10s. set used on 1937 (Feb. 22) cover, registered to England, fine. S.G. 96-107.
748 | £80
France: 1849 to 1893, a group of twelve covers, incl. imperfs., Peace and Commerce issues, etc., mainly fine.
1103 £210
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1911 (Aug. 29) cover to France franked by 1907-12 20c. on 2d. and 25c. on 2½d. one cancelled by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/SAFFI'' c.d.s., the other by oval ''REGISTERED/SAFFI MOROCCO'' datestamp. Photo.
38 | £120
A K.G.V to Q.E.II unmounted mint collection of British Southern Africa in two stockbooks incl. Rhodesia, S.W.A., South Africa, Northern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe, etc. Stated to cat £1,950+. (100s)
288 £230
Canada: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Queen Victoria 'Bourne' Head engraved essay denominated 1d., in dark violet on bond paper, very fine. Minuse & Pratt E-B. Photo.
504 £3200
Ceylon: 1867-70 Watermark Crown CC 1s. reddish lilac, left marginal mint block of nine, some gum creasing, a very rare and fresh multiple. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 71. Photo.
760 | £160
French Colonies: Indo-China: 1882 to 1945 mint and used collection in an album, mint incl. 1892-96 to 5f., 1900-01 to 50c., 1904-06 to 5f. (less 35c., some unused), postage dues, officials, Japanese Occupation issues, various used with a range of cancellations, plus a selection of Vietnam, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1104 £200
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1911 (Nov. 10) cover, addressed to U.S.A., franked by 1907-12 20c. on 2d. and 25c. on 21/2d. one cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/SAFFI MOROCCO'' datestamp with another strike alongside. Photo.
39 | £140
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used accumulation of mainly British Empire, mainly later issues in an album, on stockcards and loose. (100s)
289 £280
Canada: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. 'Warrior' Head engraved essay denominated 6d., in green on soft wove paper, tiny paper inclusion at right, otherwise very fine. Minuse & Pratt E-Ca. Photo.
507 £380
Ceylon: 1935 Silver Jubilee 50c. showing 'dot by flagstaff' [Pl. 4, R. 8/4], fine used on 1935 (Nov. 12) cover from Lindula to England with Pictorial 10c. and Jubilee 9c. S.G. 382h, cat. £450+. Photo.
772 £420
French Colonies: Niger: 1927 Postage Due 2c. to 3f. set of thirteen, three examples of each, as sent to the U.P.U. in Berne, affixed to three sections of ledger page cancelled by the official ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES *MADAGASCAR* COLLECTION DE BERNE'' handstamps of the post office in Madagascar. Unique. S.G. D73s-85s. Photo.
1106 £120
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1911 (Dec. 4) postcard of Meknes to France, franked on picture side by 1907-12 10c. on 1d., tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/MEQUINEZ'' c.d.s., with ''TRESOR ET POSTES/219'' alongside, scarce. Photo.
40 | £170
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used accumulation of mainly British Empire in three albums and on stockcards incl. Australia, selection of revenues, etc. (100s)
290 £250
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 3d. red, imperforate plate proof horizontal pair on India paper, with left stamp displaying the re-entry position A34, good to large margins, a few minor wrinkles, otherwise very fine. Unitrade 1P. Photo.
509 | £80
Ceylon: Revenues: 1862 Foreign Bill used selection on leaves with Plate 1 1d., 1s. (2) and 1s.6d., Plate 2 6d. and 4s., and Plate 3 2s. (2), 8s., 10s. and £1, varied condition. (11)
780 £110
Gambia: 1902-05 CA 1s.6d. green and carmine on yellow, 2s.6d., purple and brown on yellow, and 3s. carmine and green on yellow, fine used on 1910 envelope, registered to Germany, also 1919 cover registered to Germany, franked by 1909 3s. yellow and green, all tied by oval ''REGISTERED/GAMBIA'' datestamps. S.G. 53, 55, 56, 85. Photo.
1107 £100
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1911 (Dec. 4) cover, addressed and registered to England, franked by 1907-12 40c. on 4d. orange and British Currency 2d., one cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH POST OFFICE/RABAT'' datestamp, with another strike alongside. Photo.
42 | £300
An accumulation of modern unmounted mint Commonwealth miniature sheets, all different, incl. Ascension, Bermuda, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Maldives, Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, South Georgia, Tristan da Cunha, also two small albums of Commonwealth with Gold Coast 1902 to 10s. mint, Grenada 1895-99 to 1s. mint, Maldives 1960s sets, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
291 £580
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues, 3d., four imperforate trial colour proofs in black on India paper, one unoverprinted, the others overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' horizontally (marginal) or diagonalty in carmine, the other horizontally in orange, fine. Unitrade 1TCii-v. Photo.
510 £500
China: 1878-83 Large Dragons, Thicker, more opaque paper, printed 21/2mm apart, 5c. a fresh mint example. S.G. 9, cat. £3,250. Photo.
783 | £100
Gambia: A mostly unmounted mint K.E.VII to early Q.E.II group, incl. 1912-22 5s., 1938-46 5s. block of four, 4s. (2), 5s. (3) and 10s. singles, etc., mainly fine. (25)
1108 £250
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1914 (Feb. 24) 30c. on 2d. brown registered envelope (size F) used from Saffi to England, cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/SAFFI MOROCCO'', datestamp, with London and Birmingham registered datestamps, scarce. Photo.
43 | £160
An accumulation in an album and loose contained in a wooden box incl. Greenland 1945 set mint, Iceland, quantity of 1930s and 1940s commercial covers, early G.B. first day covers, etc. (100s)
292 £180
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 3d. red, two imperforate trial colour proofs on India paper, with horizontal ''SPECIMEN'' overprints in carmine and green-black, fine. Unitrade 1TC, i. Photo.
511 | £600
China: 1992-2003 New Year sets complete in sheets of 32, two of each in two folders. Cat. £7,926.
784 | £120
German States: An accumulation in an albums and on leaves, incl. Baden, Bergedorf with a duplicated range with reprints in blocks, Hamburg, etc. (100s)
1109 £320
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1914 (Mar. 28) cover to Mazagan, franked by 1912 10c. on 1d. cancelled by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/MARRAKESH (MELLAH)'' c.d.s., with another strike alongside, very scarce. Photo.
44 | £90
An accumulation in varied condition on leaves with mint and used British Empire incl. Canada, India, etc. (100s)
294 £80
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 3d. red, imperforate plate proof on India paper mounted on card, with large margins, fine. Unitrade 1P. Photo.
512 £3800
China: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1960 Pigs set mint, 1961 Table Tennis miniature sheet unused, 1962 Cuban set mint, 1965 People's Liberation Army set unused, 1965 Victory set unused, 1965 National Games set mint, 1966 Birth Centenary 8f. mint, 1967 Liu Ying-chun set unused, 1967 Thoughts of Mao Tse-tung se-tenant strips used (both types), 1967 Talks on Literature set used, 1967 46th Anniversary set unused, 1967 ''Our Great Teacher'' set unused, 1967-68 Poems set used, 1968 Directives se-tenant strip used, etc. (few 100s) Photo.
785 £180
Germany: 1930 IPOSTA miniature sheet unmounted mint, fine. S.G. MS464a, cat. £600. Photo.
1110 | £130
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1917 (May 4) 30c. on 2d. registered envelope (size G), addressed to England, with oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH POST OFFICE TETUAN'' datestamp, and 1931 (Apr. 16) 30c. on 2d. registered envelope (size F) used to Germany, uprated by British Currency 1925-36 21/2d. cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER'' datestamp.
46 | £70
An all World accumulation in albums, stockbooks and loose in a carton incl. Europe, Cape of Good Hope triangular 1d. and 4d. (2) used, quantity in packets, a few covers, etc. To be sold on behalf of Birdlife International.
295 £90
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 3d. orange-vermilion, imperforate plate proof on India paper, with good to large margins, small surface mark below crown, otherwise very fine. Unitrade 1P. Photo.
513 | £220
China: Various on stockleaves and loose, incl. German P.O's with 1903 5pf. stationery card to Germany, additionally franked by 30pf., range of 1950s issues, also some literature, etc. (100s)
786 £420
Germany: 1930 IPOSTA miniature sheet used with exhibition cancellations, fine. S.G. MS464a, cat. £2,250. Photo.
1112 £1350
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1918 (Aug. 20) 30c. on 2d. registered envelope (size G), used to England, uprated by 1917-24 15c. on 11/2d., cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA'' datestamp, scarce. Photo.
47 | £80
An all World all periods accumulation in albums and loose in a carton incl. G.B., U.S.A., mint Kenya, Netherlands and Colonies, Vatican, loose in packets, etc.
296 £300
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 6d., four imperforate colour trials on India paper, in red-lilac, red-purple (2, one affixed to card) and orange, good to fine. Photo.
514 £190
Cocos (Keeling) Islands: 1939 ''Indian Ocean Survey Flight by flying boat 'GUBA'/From Cocos to Mombasa by kind favour of/Capt. Pg. Taylor'' typed endorsement on cover to London sent stampless from Cocos Island with two strikes of ''C.&W. LTD./12 JUN 39/COCOS'' c.d.s., added K.U.T. 20c. cancelled Mombasa June 23, G.B. 11/2d. July 1 in London for redirection to Scotland, slight soiling etc. A very scarce intermediate stage cover from the first round-the-world flight at the earth's widest diameter and the first flight across the Indian Ocean by any aeroplane. Photo.
788 £160
Germany: 1935 OSTROPA miniature sheet, fine used with Königsberg commemorative c.d.s's., fine. S.G. MS 576a, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1113 £320
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1919 (Nov. 19) 10c. on 1d. stationery card, used to Holland, cancelled by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/CASABLANCA'' c.d.s. Photo.
48 | £70
An accumulation in nine albums, five stockbooks and loose, incl. Australia, Great Britain, Ireland, etc. (many 100s)
297 £230
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 6d., six imperforate colour trials on India paper (two affixed to card), four in shades of grey, with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' overprints in carmine (small surface fault at top), black and orange with overprints in orange, also a defective copy in blue with overprint removed, good to fine. Photo.
516 £100
Cook Islands: Postal Stationery: 1898 1d. stationery card to New Zealand, uprated by 1893-1900 21/2d., tied by Rarotonga c.d.s's, with receiving marks on reverse. Photo.
790 | £230
Germany: A folder of Third Reich covers, photos and stamps, mint and used, and a good range of Hitler miniature sheets, also a stockbook of mainly early West Germany, mixed condition. (100s)
1114 £1700
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1920 (Nov. 25) 35c. on 2d. blue registered envelope (size G), used to U.S.A., uprated by 1917-24 5c. on ½d. and 10c. on 1d. (2), cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA'' datestamps, very scarce. Only five examples believed known. Photo.
49 | £80
An accumulation in three albums, seven small stockbooks and loose, incl. Belgium, Great Britain, Japan, etc. (many 100s)
298 £110
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues, 6d. imperforate trial colour proof in blue-grey on India paper, with ample to good margins, a few tiny surface marks and large shallow thin on reverse. Photo.
517 £160
Cyprus: 1934 (Jan. 12) cover to Sudan, franked by 1925 3/4pi. pair, tied by ''POLYMEDIA'' double circular datestamps (Castle type 17) in violet, also 1932 (Apr. 12) flown cover to Athens. Photo.
791 | £200
Germany: A large stockbook of mainly Third Reich covers, cards and ephemera, many different, incl. registered, express, COD, commemorative issues, special cancellations, Sudentenland, local postmarks, 1936 Olympics photos, mint issues with se-tenants, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1115 £160
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1921 (Apr. 1) 5c. on 1/2d. stationery card, used to Germany, uprated by 1917-24 5c. on 1/2d., cancelled by ''TANGIER'' c.d.s, scarce. Photo.
52 | £80
An all World collection in a Schaubek album, mainly middle peiod, incl. Commonwealth, Europe, Latin America, etc., mainly good to fine. (100s)
299 £110
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues, 6d. imperforate colour trial in red-lilac on India paper, marginal at left with part imprint, just touched at upper left, otherwise small to very large margins, tiny natural wrinkle, fine and attractive. Sc. 2TC. Photo.
518 | £300
Cyprus: A mainly unmounted mint Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1892-94 30p. mauve block of four with one stamp showing variety damaged ''US'', 1921-23 45pi., 1924-28 90pi. with plate number ''1'' (mounted), etc., mainly fine. (35)
792 | £170
Germany: Various on leaves and loose, from 1849 to modern, with German States on leaves incl. Baden, Bavaria, Bremen, Prussia, Saxony, German Colonies, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1116 £220
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1929 (Jan. 10) envelope, registered to Fez-Mellah, franked by 1925-34 50c. on 5d. and 1f. on 10d., tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/FEZ MELLAH'' c.d.s., with scarce registration etiquette (torn). Photo.
53 | £85
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used British Empire accumulation in varied condition in two stockbinders. (100s)
300 £110
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues, 6d. imperforate colour trial in grey-blue on India paper, overprinted with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in orange, a horizontal pair, fine. Sc. 2TCxiii. Photo.
521 £210
Dominica: 1913 (Dec. 29) cover, registered to England, franked by 1907-08 5s. black and brown also Leeward Islands 1907-11 1/4d., 2d., 1s., 2s.6d. and 5s., fine. Photo.
793 | £90
Germany: An accumulation on stockcards, incl. West Germany 1949 Centenary set mint, 1949 Relief Fund set mint, 1951, 1953 and 1954 Relief Fund sets used, etc. (few 100s)
1117 £140
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1933 (Feb. 13) O.H.M.S. cover from the British Post Office in Casablanca to Prague, franked by 1924-32 3f. on 2s.6d. and 1925-34 1f. on 10d., tied by Franco-Cherifien datestamp. Photo.
54 | £50
An accumulation in a Victory album and loose incl. mint and used Commonwealth, G.B., Japan incl. 1915 Coronation set mint, a few covers, also a quantity of crests, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
301 £1500
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 6d. slate-grey, an attractive unused (without gum) example, just cut into at top and with small shallow thin at forehead, rare. Greene certificate (2002). Unitrade 5. Photo.
522 | £110
Dominica: A mainly unmounted mint K.G.V to early Q.E.II selection, incl. 1921-22 2s.6d. corner block of four, 1938-47 2s.6d. block of four, etc., mostly fine. (29)
798 £210
German Colonies: Kiaochow: 1901 no watermark 3m. violet black, marginal at left, fine used on 1906 (Dec. 9) registered cover to Germany, with neat Tsingtau c.d.s. and registration label. Photo.
1118 £270
Morocco Agencies: Unoverprinted Postal Stationery: 1882 (May 24) Great Britain 1d. stationery card (Huggins CP10a), used to Paris, with manuscript ''Tangier 23 Mai 1882'' above message, cancelled by ''GIBRALTAR/A 26'' duplex, scarce usage. Photo.
57 £2300
Artists' Essays: A collection of original stamp artwork in two binders and in envelopes, countries incl. Alderney, Barbuda, Great Britain, Jamaica, Lesotho, Nevis, St. Lucia, Senegal, Seychelles, Western Samoa, Yugoslavia, etc., many by the designers Michael and Sylvia Goaman with some correspondence from designers, mainly 1970s to 1980s, mostly fine. (approx. 80 items) Photo.
302 £250
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 71/2d. imperforate colour trial in black on India paper, with good to large margins, a few small surface marks and usual light thin on reverse, otherwise fine. Unitrade 9TC. Photo.
523 | £300
Egypt: Registration Labels: A specialised collection of registration labels on covers mainly written up on leaves, with 'dumb' labels without office of origin in a range of colours, various Cairo and Alexandria types, Port Said, Ghuriya, Emad El Din, Qena, selection of registration handstamps, etc., mixed condition. (93)
802 £230
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1810 (Apr. 10) entire to Edinburgh sent by Sgt. J. Telfer, Royal Artillery without signature, this not being required in the early period, endorsed ''A Soldiers Letter'' and countersigned by commanding officer Brig. Gen. Smith, with ''Pd 1d'' in ms. and showing curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' in red overstruck by receiving Paid oval. Photo.
1120 £280
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1933 (Apr. 26) First South American Zeppelin flight, a registered cover to Brazil, franked by Tangier 1927 1/2d. (3), 1d. (3), 11/2d. (3) and 2d. (3), tied by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH P.O. TANGIER'' datestamps and two Zeppelin cachets. Photo.
59 | £80
Literature: A selection of mainly hardbound publications in a carton incl. ''The Stamps and Postal History of Nineteenth Century Samoa'' by Odenweller, ''Blindman's Mail'' by Fryer, ''Netherlands Mail in Times of Turmoil'' vol. 1 by Adema, ''Rare Stamps of the World'' (three voloumes), etc.
303 £90
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues, 7½d. imperforate colour trial in orange on India paper, good margins, marginal at right with part imprint, usual wrinkles and small inclusion, fine appearance. Sc. 9TCiii. Photo.
525 | £380
Egypt: Used Abroad: 1866-90 a selection incl. Constantinople, Metalino, Rhodes, Smyrne, Volos, some scarce, etc. (165)
803 £210
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1826 (June) entire to Dublin sent by Sgt. E.Bowen, 64th Regiment to Dublin, countersigned by commanding officer Major A. Dickson, rated ''1'' in ms. and showing curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' in black, diamond ''3 JY 3/1826'' arrival in red on reverse, sympathetically cleaned and restored, also 1826 (June) front and part reverse only sent by Sgt. Major S. Brelsford, 23rd Regiment, Royal Welsh Fusiliers to Boyle, Ireland, countersigned by commanding officer, rated ''1'' in ms. and showing pale strike of curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' in red. (2 items) Photo.
1123 £95
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1935 (Jan. 17) ''Banque d'Etat du Maroc'' envelope, registered to London, franked by Tangier 1/2d., 1d. and British Currency 1914-31 3d. all with ''BEM'' perfins, tied by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH P.O. TANGIER'' datestamps, private ''RECOMMANDE'' and ''BY OVERLAND ROUTE'' handstamps in violet. Photo.
63 | £50
Literature: Falkland Islands, library in two cartons, incl. ''Postal Cancellations'' and ''Postal Service'' by Barnes, ''Cancellations'' by Andrews, F.I.P.S.G. ''Philatelic Digest'' nos. 1 (loose bound) and 2, ''Upland Goose'' largely complete from Sept. 1980 to June 2003, Monograph nos. 2-7, ''Falkland Islands Journal'' 1978-82, etc.
305 £60
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 71/2d. green, imperforate plate proof on India paper affixed to card, with small to good margins, lower margin a trifle ragged, otherwise fine. Unitrade 9P. Photo.
527 | £230
Ethiopia: A selection comprising 1899 postcard to Germany franked by Italian Eritrea 10c. tied by Massua c.d.s., 1909 (Nov. 21) envelope to England franked by 1909 1g. pair tied dotted circular ''DIRRE DAOUA'' datestamp, triangular ''T'' mark and British ''11/2/F.B.'' due mark alongside, 1927 (Jan. 9) envelope to France franked by 1919 2g. tied by ''GARE/ADDIS ABABA'' datestamp with another strike alongside, Italian Occupation Censored Mail range of 1935 to 1936 envelopes from Addis Ababa to Djibouti (some registered) with various frankings and some censored, most with ''EMPIRE D'ETHIOPIE/CENSURE MILITAIRE'' handstamps, a range of World War II Censored Mail, 1947 Roosevelt set printed on deluxe proof sheet (210 x 274mm) all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in red, and 1956 De La Rue photographic essays for an unadopted Animal set of four and 25c. Ancient Capitals with De La Rue handstamps on the reverse, slightly mixed condition. (19)
804 £210
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1832 (Aug. 9) entire letter from Pte. A. Boyle, Grenadiers Coy., 12th Regiment to the Registrar of the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, unusually countersigned by both captain and lieutenant-colonel commanding, showing curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' in black, rated ''1'' in ms. with red framed ''PAID/AU 24/1832'' arrival. Photo.
1125 £170
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1935 (Apr. 16) philatelic use of unoverprinted Great Britain K.G.V 41/2d. registered envelope (size H) used to Germany, uprated by French Currency 1924-32 3f. on 2s.6d., 1925-34 15c. on 11/2d., 40c. on 4d., 50c. on 5d., 90c. on 9d., 1f. on 10d. and 1f.50 on 1s., tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER''. Photo.
64 | £80
Literature: Journals, ''The British Philatelist'', volumes 1 to 44 hardbound in green buckram.
306 £700
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 10d., three imperforate colour trials in black, orange and light violet, good to fine, plus blue imperforate proof on India paper (re-backed), Unitrade 7TC, iii. Photo.
528 £380
Falkland Islands: CAPTAIN JOHN BYRON, 1756 (June 4) entire endorsed ''On his Majesties Service'' written by John Byron from H.M.S. Vanguard at Devonport Dockyard to the Naval Commissioners for Victualling in London, with ''PLY/MOUTH'' handstamp on reverse. Captain (later Vice Admiral) John ''Foul-weather Jack'' Byron (1723-86), father of Captain John ''Mad Jack'' Byron, grandfather of the poet Lord George Gordon Byron and great-grandfather of the computing pioneer Ada Lovelace, completed a circumnavigation of the globe as captain of HMS ''Dolphin'' between June 1764 and May 1766. In Jan. 1765 Byron reached West Falkland anchoring at (and naming) Port Egmont where he formally claimed the islands for George III, subsequently exploring the north coasts of both West and East Falkland but failing to find the recently established French settlement at Berkeley Sound. For the rest of the decade Britain, France, and Spain would engage in a three-cornered dispute about the ownership of the Falklands. Photo.
805 £210
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1832 (Sept. 18) entire from Pte. T. Hammer, Grenadier Coy., 12th Regiment to the Registrar of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London, unusually countersigned by both captain and lieutenant-colonel commanding, showing curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' in black, rated ''1'' in ms. with crowned ''To be/delivered/Free'', tombstone ''G/PAID/28SE28/1832'' and oval ''10.F.NOON.10/SP.28/1832'', all in red. Photo.
1126 £140
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1935 (Apr. 19) Airmail cover from Tangier to England, franked by Tangier K.G.V. 1/2d., and British Currency 1925-36 6d., tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER'' c.d.s's. and two strikes of the two line ''Insufficiently prepaid/for Air Mail'' cachets. Photo.
67 | £100
Literature: Stamp Catalogues, group of Stanley Gibbons specialised G.B. catalogues privately bound in black leather with gilt spine lettering comprising Q.V. (vol 1) editions 5-10, K.E.VII to K.G.VI (vol 2) editions 4 and 6, also edition 3 in red leather binding, also British Empire (part 1) 1977 to 1979 editions bound in separate volumes, ''Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps'' vol. 1 and ''British Postage Stamp Varieties Illustrated'' in red leather bindings, a fine group.
307 £280
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 10d. blue, two imperforate proofs on India paper, overprinted with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, good to fine. Unitrade 7Pi. Photo.
529 £300
Falkland Islands: EARLY WHALING MAIL, 1833 (Dec. 9) entire letter written and signed by Captain Joseph Fitch of the whaler ''Superior'' to his employers N.W.W. Billings of New London, Connecticut whilst heading south to the Pacific via the Falkland Islands, showing ms. rate mark ""20"", straight line ''SHIP'' and circular ""BALTIMORE/FEB/11/Md."" receiving datestamp in red, the letter headed ''Superior at Sea Lat. 35S Long. 42W D 9th 1833'' in the Atlantic Ocean east of Montevideo. Fitch reports that all is going well and that, at Lat. 30S and Long. 35.30W, they had encountered ''a nobl (sic.) fellow that made us about 100 bbls.'' In January 1835 Fitch, a prodigious seaman who had risen to command from the lowly position of a cooper's mate and who had notably carried out the successful amputation of a crewman's leg whilst at sea, was killed on board the ''Superior'' as the result of an explosion of gunpower, aged just 33. Photo.
806 £210
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1838 (Jan. 10) entire from Sgt. Major J. O'Bright, 81st Regiment of Foot to Ireland, the regiment having been sent to Gibraltar in 1836 to reinforce the garrison during the escalation of tensions during the First Carlist War, countersigned by commanding officer Lt. Colonel R. MacLean despite a Sergeant-Major's lack of entitlement, showing curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' in black, red framed ''PAID/JA 24/1838'' and Cavan Jan. 25 arrival, repaired tear at top. Photo.
1127 £520
Morocco Agencies: 1935 (May 9) unoverprinted Great Britain K.G.V 41/2d. registered envelope from Tangier to London, uprated by Tangier 1935 Silver Jubilee 1d. and British Currency 1914-31 4d., tied by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH P.O. TANGIER'' datestamps, used to pay the 5d. insurance fee, with ''INSURED'' label. Very scarce use of Insured label on registration envelope. Photo.
69 | £95
Omnibus issues: 1937 and 1953 Coronation sets complete unmounted mint in two presentation folders, fine. (100s)
308 £2400
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 12d. imperforate 'scar' die proof in black on thin wove paper (24 x 26mm), a highly detailed impression in the issued colour of black, tiny natural paper inclusion, otherwise extremely fine and rare. Unitrade 3TC. Photo.
530 £550
Falkland Islands: 1878-79 no watermark 4d. grey-black, a most exceptional example from the upper right corner of the sheet with almost full original gum. Ex Hubbard collection. S.G. 2, cat. £1,400+. Photo.
810 £80
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1860 (Sept. 4) entire endorsed from a sergeant in the 100th Prince of Wales Royal Canadian Regiment to Bristol but enclosing message from Willoughby Crudge to his brother in Bristol, countersigned by commanding officer Lt. Col. George, Baron de Rottenburg (first Canadian to command an Imperial regiment), franked 1857 1d. FC cancelled ''A26'' with despatch c.d.s. and Sept. 11 arrival backstamp. Photo.
1128 £100
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1946 (Jan. 21) Airmail cover from Tangier to U.S.A., franked by unoverprinted K.G.VI 3d. (6), franked by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER'' c.d.s's, and Tangier 1944 1d. (3) uncancelled, red boxed ''O.A.T.'' and violet ''NORTH ATLANTIC AIR SERVICE''. Photo.
70 | £820
Omnibus Issues: 1948-49 Silver Wedding sets complete (less G.B. and South Africa) unmounted mint, a few gum wrinkles, mainly fine. (134)
309 £2300
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 12d. imperforate stamp-sized 'scar' die proof in brown on wove paper, very fine and rare. Unitrade 3TC. Photo.
532 £200
Falkland Islands: 1885-91 Watermark Crown CA sideways 1d. brownish claret strip of three on piece from mourning cover, one bisected, cancelled by 'First Bisect' cork (Ob. 1/90). Heijtz certificate (2010). S.G. 8a. Photo.
811 £170
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1861 (Mar. 14) wrapper endorsed from Sgt. G.N. Gordon of the 100th Prince of Wales Royal Canadian Regiment to Bristol but with message from Willoughby Crudge to his father in Bristol, countersigned by commanding officer Major Alexander Dunn (previously awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava in 1854), franked 1857 1d. SC cancelled ''A26'' duplex with Mar. 21 arrival backstamp. Photo.
1129 £220
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1953 (May 18) cover, registered airmail cover to Canada, franked by Tangier 1949 6d. and 1950-51 5s. tied by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH P.O. TANGIER'' datestamp, oval framed ''O.A.T.'', on reverse has Toronto receiving mark. Photo.
71 | £1500
Postage Dues: A British Commonwealth selection of covers and stamps, incl. British Occupation of Italian Colonies, British Solomon Islands 1955 cover from Australia, franked by 1940 1d., 2d. and 3d. postage dues, Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1940 set used on pieces, Mauritius, Nyasaland 1950 3d., 4d., 6d. (2) in used plate blocks of four, Seychelles 1951 set in used plate blocks of four, Tristan da Cunha 1957 set in used plate blocks of eight, etc. (111 stamps, 14 items)
310 £1450
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 12d. imperforate 'scar' die proof in orange on wove paper (23 x 29mm), small thin under hinge remainder, otherwise fine and rare. Unitrade 3TC. Photo.
533 | £50
Falkland Islands: 1891 Watermark upright 1d. unused (tiny surface scrape), 1891-1902 1d., 21/2d., 4d. (2), 6d. (2, one with small thin), 9d. (2), 1s. (2), mint, a few heavy mounts, mainly fine appearance. (11)
814 £140
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1865 (Oct. 6) envelope from Pte. Edmund Evans, No. 4 Coy., 32nd. (Cornwall) Light Infantry to Bristol, countersigned by commanding officer Lt. Col. G. Stapylton, franked 1864-79 1d. pl. 74 BB cancelled ''A26'' with despatch c.d.s. and Oct. 16 arrival backstamp. Photo.
1130 £400
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1953 (June 24) 61/2d. registered envelope (size G) used to London, uprated by Tangier 1949 1/2d., 2d. and 9d., tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER'' c.d.s's, with violet oval ''O.A.T.''. Photo.
73 | £120
Postal History and Covers: 1861 to 1980s, an accumulation of covers and cards, range of countries incl. Austria, quantity of Turkey, etc. (300+)
311 £900
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 12d. black plate proof, with small to good margins, overprinted with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in green, slight thinning at top right, otherwise fine and rare. Unitrade 3P. Photo.
534 £300
Falkland Islands: 1891 Watermark upright 1d. red-brown, upper right corner block of nine with straight edge margins on two sides, unused, some minor ink oxidisation at sides but a rare multiple. Heijtz notes ''blocks of four and larger multiples are very scarce, both mint and used''. Ex Barton. SH 6d, S.G. 11, cat. £3,150+. Photo.
815 £170
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1868 (Oct. 3) envelope from Pte. J. Johnson, 1st Bn., 13th (Prince Albert's) Light Infantry Regiment to London, countersigned by commanding officer, franked 1864-79 1d. pl. 99 MB cancelled ''A26'' with despatch c.d.s. and red Oct. 10 arrival backstamp. Photo.
1131 £150
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1954 (Sept. 22) Express airmail cover from Tangier to Germany, franked by Tangier 1952-54 1s. tied by ''TANGIER/BRITISH POST OFFICE'' machine cancellation with Express label at right and boxed ''EXPRESS FEE PAID'' in violet. Photo.
74 | £280
Postal History and Covers: A selection of mainly covers and cards in a scrap book, incl. Cape of Good Hope 1868 Promissory note with 1863-64 6d. handstamped ''USED/CDB'', Germany, range of early 'stamp' postcards, etc. (few 100s)
312 £500
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 12d. black plate proof affixed to backing card, with ample to large margins, overprinted with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, fine and scarce. Unitrade 3P. Photo.
535 £130
Falkland Islands: The 1891 Bisect Provisionals: 1/2d. on half 1d. red-brown (watermark reversed) posthumous surcharges, a rejoined pair, left half showing ''1/2d.'' surcharge double, unused with small part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (2006). Photo.
816 £150
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1868 (Oct. 18) and 1869 (Nov. 14), two envelopes from Gunner I. Foster, No. 3 Batt., 15th Brigade, Royal Artillery to Hertfordshire, countersigned by commanding officer, franked 1864-79 1d. pl. 92 DE and l. 109 QD respectively, cancelled ''A26'' with despatch c.d.s. and Bishops Stortford arrival backstamps, both with slight flap damage and adhesive imperfections. Photo.
1132 | £70
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1954 (Dec. 13) philatelic airmail cover to U.S.A., franked by 1952-54 set (three on reverse) and 1950-51 2s.6d., 5s., tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER''.
76 | £100
Postal History and Covers: 1889 to 1965, British West Indies selection of covers and cards, with Bahamas incl. War Tax, British Guiana, Cayman Is., etc. (19)
314 | £210
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 1/2d. rose imperforate plate proof on India paper, overprinted with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in green-black, also imperforate colour trials in brown and black overprinted with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, and in orange-yellow unoverprinted, and a further defective example in dark brown overprinted with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in green-black. (5)
536 £290
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1/2d. to 9d. set of five each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2) in black, the 2d. and 9d. with flattened gum otherwise chiefly fine. S.G. 15s, 26s, 28s, 33s, 35s, cat. £700. Photo.
817 £90
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1869 (Mar. 13) envelope from Gunner I. Foster, No. 3 Batt., 15th Brigade, Royal Artillery to Hertfordshire, countersigned by commanding officer, franked 1864-79 1d. pl. 72 DE cancelled ''A26'' with despatch c.d.s., red London Paid Mar. 24 transit and Bishops Stortford same day arrival backstamp, adhesive tear but attractive. Photo.
1133 £450
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1955 (Sept. 24) K.G.VI 81/2d. registered envelope (size H), sent surface mail to U.S.A., uprated by 1952-54 2d. and 1s., tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER'' c.d.s's, with green customs label and U.S. Customs marks on front with 10c. postage due label. Photo.
77 | £95
Postal History and Covers: A small British Africa selection of covers and cards, incl. Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika, Niger Coast 1895 O.H.M.S. envelope, registered to U.S.A., franked by 1894 2d. and 5d. tied by Old Calabar c.d.s.'s, etc. (16 items)
315 £90
Canada: 1851-59 Pence Issues 1/2d. rose imperforate plate proof pair on India paper, with small to very large margins, overprinted with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in green-black, fine. Unitrade 8Pi. Photo.
539 £230
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1d. Venetian red, watermark reversed, Nov. 1895 printing, block of four each handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' in violet (12.5 x 1.5mm), marginal from the foot of the sheet (reinforced), without gum. Photo.
818 £90
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1869 (Apr. 17) envelope from Pte. J. Simpson, 7th Highland Light Infantry to Scotland, countersigned by commanding officer Major F.W. Lambton, franked 1864-79 1d. pl. 113 KC cancelled ''A26'' with despatch c.d.s. and Arbroath Apr. 24 arrival backstamp. Photo.
1134 £180
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1956 (May 8) commercial airmail cover to U.S.A., franked by Tangier 1952-54 11/2d. block of four with Anti-TB label, tied by ''TANGIER/BRITISH POST OFFICE'' machine cancellation, red boxed ''INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/FOR TRANSMISSION BY AIR MAIL'' and the types ''BY AIR MAIL'' cancelled by red bars. Photo.
78 | £1000
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation of covers and cards, incl. Nyasaland with 1933 airmail cover, franked by 1921-33 10s. corner marginal with plate number (small fault at base), 1947 cover to U.S.A., franked by 1938-44 5s., St. Vincent 1895 2d. registered envelope size F, used to Switzerland franked by 1890-93 6d., Seychelles 1906 cover, registered to England, franked by 1903 3c. on 15c. block (6 x 3), South Africa with Natal, etc. (34 items)
317 £270
Canada: 1859 1c., set of four imperforate trial colour proofs on India paper, in rose, black, orange-yellow and claret, all with four margins, a few small surface imperfections but mainly good to fine. Unitrade 14TC, i-iii. (4). Photo.
540 £270
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 2d. reddish purple, Apr. 1896 printing, complete mint sheet of sixty, hinged on one and in selvedge only, mainly fine. SH 7b, S.G. 26, cat. £390+.
819 £80
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1870 (July 8) 74th Highlanders regimental envelope from Cpl. Thomas Henderson to Lanarkshire, countersigned by commanding officer, franked 1864-79 1d. pl. 115 IE cancelled ''A26'' duplex, July 15 arrival backstamps. Photo.
1135 | £230
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1957 (Apr. 17) 81/2d. registered envelope (size G), sent by surface mail to Sweden, uprated by Tangier 1957 1/2d., 1d. and 2d. tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER'' c.d.s's, scarce late non-philatelic use on envelope.
79 | £80
Postal History and Covers: A group of covers, Q.V. to early Q.E.II, mainly Great Britain, incl. postal stationery with Specimens, military mail, paquebots, etc., mixed conditon. (43)
318 £180
Canada: 1859 1c. rose, three imperforate plate proofs on India paper, all with good to large margins, two with creases, the third fine, and two examples overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in black, one vertical and the other diagonal. Unitrade 14P, i, ii. (5). Photo.
543 £720
Falkland Islands: 1898 2s.6d. deep blue and 5s. red horizontal strips of three, each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2), slightly gum toned otherwise mainly fine with full gum, very scarce multiples. S.G. 41s, 42s, cat. £1,650+. Photo.
820 £110
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1870 (Nov. 29) envelope from Cpl. A. Carpenter, 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment to Hampshire, countersigned by colonel ''Commr. of Troops HMS ''Serapis'' in transit via Gibraltar, franked 1864-79 1d. pl. 124 OI cancelled ''A26'' duplex with Bournemouth Dec. 11 arrival backstamp. Photo.
1136 | £95
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1957 (Apr. 30) last day use of K.G.VI 61/2d. registered envelope (size H) used to U.S.A., franked by K.G.VI 2s. and 10s., 1956 6d., 1s.3d. (2), tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER'' c.d.s's. U.S. Customs marks on front, part of reverse cut away.
81 | £130
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers and cards, incl. Canada and U.S.A. flown covers, Cuba, etc. (100s)
319 £260
Canada: 1859 5c. vermilion imperforate marginal plate proof on India paper (surface marks) mounted on card, with good to large margins, plus three imperforate trial colour proofs on India paper (one mounted on card) in three shades of orange, good to fine. Photo.
544 £130
Falkland Islands: 1898 2s.6d. deep blue and 5s. red, mint, 5s. light tone on gum otherwise fine. S.G. 41, 42, cat. £525. Photo.
822 £80
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1876 (Nov. 20) envelope from Pte. T. Welch, 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot to Wiltshire, with adjutant's handstamp for commanding officer countersignature, franked 1864-79 1d. pl. 172 EB cancelled ''A26'' with despatch c.d.s. and Mere Dec. 1 arrival. Photo.
1137 £100
Morocco Agencies: Airmails: 1946 (Jan. 15) airmail cover from Tetuan to U.S.A., franked by unoverprinted K.G.VI 1/2d., 21/2d., 6d. and 1s. cancelled by single ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TETUAN'' c.d.s, red boxed ''O.A.T.'' straight line ''NORTH ATLANTIC AIR SERVICE'' in violet. Photo.
82 | £320
Postcards: A stock of postcards, comprising themes of art cards, children, heraldic, song and dance and theatre and film stars. (many 100s)
321 £800
Canada: 1859 10c. imperforate trial colour proof in brown on India paper (30 x 34mm), from the compound die with the 12c. 'scar' die proof, showing die scratches at top right, a few minor surface marks, fine and rare. Unitrade 16TCiii. Photo.
545 £90
Falkland Islands: THE OFFICIAL COLONY SEAL as amended in 1903 by Governor Grey-Wilson, an albino impression on piece of thick official notepaper (97 x 129mm) with printed Royal Arms above and ms. notation ''The new seal'' in red below, apparently added by the Governor. The inscription reads ''EDWARDVS VII D: G BRITT: ET TERRARVM TRANSMAR: QVAE IN DIT: SVNT BRIT: REX F: D: IND: IMP:/FALKLAND ISLANDS'', the wild cattle previously appearing now replaced by a seal, a penguin and two flying geese. Believed unique. Ex Barton. Photo.
824 £110
Gibraltar: Servicemen's 1d. Concessionary Rate: 1885 (June 26) envelope from Pte. G. Edwards, 1st Cheshire Regiment to Birkenhead, countersigned by commanding officer Col. E. Carey, franked 1881 1d. lilac 16 dots cancelled ''A26'' duplex with July 1 arrival backstamp, repaired tears at foot. Photo.
1139 | £70
Morocco Agencies: Incoming Mail: 1956 beautifully illustrated airmail cover from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, addressed to Casablanca, franked with four Saudi stamps.
83 | £90
Replicas: The Empire Collection (1979) by Hallmark Replicas, set of twenty-five ingots cast from British Empire stamps, struck in gold-plated .925 silver.
322 £550
Canada: 1859 10c. imperforate colour trial in orange on India paper (26 x 31mm), from the compound die with the 12c. 'scar' die proof, showing die scratches at top right, slight imperfections mainly clear of design. Rare. Unitrade 16TCiii. Photo.
546 £1800
Falkland Islands: King Edward VII Essays, Proofs and Specimens, Die proof of 1/2d. in black on thin surfaced card (55 x 58mm). Ex Ayre collection. Listed as B.1 in ''The De La Rue Definitives of the Falkland Islands'' by J.P. Bunt (1986). Photo.
826 £90
Gibraltar: Consular Mail: 1898 (Jan. 28) 15c. reply card outward half used to Germany showing cachets of both the Austro-Hungarian and German Consulates; 1901 (Aug. 15) picture postcard to Vienna franked 1d. with Austro-Hungarian Consulate cachet, both with arrival c.d.s. (2 items) Photo.
1142 £120
Morocco Agencies: Telegrams: 1894 (Nov. 10) Eastern Telegraph Company envelope to Mogador, franked by unoverprinted Gibraltar 10c. tied by Tangier duplex, also two pieces with part logo and franked by German Morocco surcharges tied by Tangier c.d.s. Photo.
84 £1800
Thematics: Space, a collection in eleven binders and in envelopes, incl. 1960-70 Bio-Satellite covers, 1965-74 Sarzin Space covers, 1966 Gemini 12 souvenir cover signed by Aldrin & Lovell, USA 1969 Earth 6c. corner block of four signed by Apollo 12 crew, 1969 Apollo 11 crew autographs comprising Armstrong on a plane ticket, and Collins and Aldrin on separate photos, 1969 print of Hawaii tracking station signed by three members of the Apollo 12 team (Conrad, Ban & Gordon), 1971 Apollo 14 souvenir cover signed by Shepard, Mitchell & Roosa, 1986 Challenger explosion range of covers and ephemera, 1970s to 1990s space shuttle illustrated covers, etc., mainly fine. Photo. (100s)
323 £520
Canada: 1859 10c. black brown imperforate plate proof in black-brown overprinted with diagonal ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, fine with good to large margins, plus additional defective example with vertical carmine overprint. Unitrade 16Pi, ii. Photo.
547 £900
Falkland Islands: King Edward VII Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Stamp-size die proof of 1/2d. in black on unwatermarked wove paper. Unlisted by Bunt. Photo.
828 £230
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar, 1871 (Feb. 25) envelope from the B.J. Cromwell correspondence to Philadelphia, franked 4d. vermilion pl. 12 MA and 1s. green pl. 4 CB, neatly cancelled ''A26'' duplex with red London Paid Mar. 3 transit below, Mar. 18 receiver on reverse, rated ''4'' in red pencil. A fine and scarce double rate cover, the packet rate via Southampton having been been reduced to 8d. per half ounce in 1870. Photo.
1143 | £90
Morocco Agencies: Telegrams: 1914 Eastern Telegraph Company envelope in blue, from the French P.O. in Tangier to Fez, then redirected to Casablanca via Meknes.
85 £320
Abu Dhabi: Postal Stationery: 1965 30np. Air Letter with changed design, with one normal and the other with additional white dot variety, (Greyphil catalogue does not record on this printing), very rare as almost all were overprinted. See T.E. Jones Vol. 4, page 20 who only records one example. Photo.
324 £280
Canada: 1859 10c., three imperforate trial colour proofs on India paper in black, orange-yellow and lilac (affixed to card), a few bends, lilac example slightly discoloured at top, otherwise of fine appearance. Unitrade 16TC, ii, 17TC. Photo.
548 £900
Falkland Islands: King Edward VII Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Stamp-size die proof of 1d. in black on thin card. Unlisted by Bunt. Photo.
829 £80
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar, 1871 (June 26) entire by packet to Lisbon endorsed ''p ''Ville de Brest'' franked by 2d. blue pl. 13 GH tied by ''A26'' cancellation with despatch c.d.s., ''100'' charge, ''C. Est de N'' in oval June 29 arrival backstamp, scarce. Photo.
1145 £150
Nauru: 1916-23 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', a few shortish perfs. at base, otherwise fine with lightly toned gum. B.P.A certificate (1951). S.G. 18s, cat. £1,000. Photo.
94 £200
Aden/South Arabia: Postal Stationery: 1965 Air Letter 25f. die proof in red on blue paper (90 x 92mm), rare. Photo.
325 £380
Canada: 1859 10c., four imperforate trial colour proofs in brownish purple on India paper (two mounted on card), with good to large margins, fine. Unitrade 17TC i. (4). Photo.
549 £1800
Falkland Islands: King Edward VII Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Die proof of 21/2d. in black on thick card (54 x 60mm) having been further mounted to prevent splitting after heavy initial impression. Ex Ayre collection. Listed as E.1 in ''The De La Rue Definitives of the Falkland Islands'' by J.P. Bunt (1986). Photo.
830 £210
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar, 1872 (June 7) envelope to New York franked 4d. vermilion pl. 12 LB and 1s. green pl. 5 LK, cancelled ''A26'' duplex with red London and New York Paid datestamps below, Brooklyn July 2 receiver on reverse, rated ''4'' in red pencil. A fine and scarce double rate cover, the packet rate via Southampton having been been reduced to 8d. per half ounce in 1870. Photo.
1147 £200
New Guinea: 1919 (Jan. 22) cover, registered to Switzerland, franked by 1915-16 Kangaroo 21/2d., 3d., 6d., 9d., K.G.V 4d., 5d., 1918-22 K.G.V 1/2d., 1d. and Kangaroo 2d., 1s., tied by ''RABAUL'' c.d.s's. Photo.
95 £190
Antigua: 1903-07 Watermark Crown CC 1/2d. to 5s. set used, the top three values on piece, mainly fine. S.G. 31s-40s, cat. £500. Photo.
326 £1850
Canada: 1859 121/2c. die proof in green on India paper (21 x 28mm) mounted on card (37 x 41mm), attractive with rich colour, very fine and rare. This proof is similar to the die proofs of 12d. and 10c. from the compound die. Unlisted as a single die in Unitrade. Photo.
550 £1800
Falkland Islands: King Edward VII Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Die proof of 21/2d. in black on thin surfaced card (48 x 54mm). Listed as E.2 in ''The De La Rue Definitives of the Falkland Islands'' by J.P. Bunt (1986). Photo.
833 £80
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar, 1877 (Aug. 15) envelope endorsed ''Via Spain"" to Jersey franked by 1/2d. rose-red pl. 13 KJ and 1d. red pl. 179 HK and pl. 199 OK tied by ""A26"" duplex, Aug. 21 arrival backstamp. Photo.
1150 | £140
New Hebrides: A mainly mint collection on stock pages, incl. 1911 to 5s., 1938 to 10f., postage dues with 1938 set, a few French issues, etc, mainly fine. (111)
96 £130
Antigua: 1903-07 Watermark Crown CC 2d., 21/2d., 3d., 1s., 2s. and 2s.6d. used on four covers registered to Germany between 1904 and 1907, fine. S.G. 33-35, 37-39. Photo.
327 £1600
Canada: 1859 121/2c. die proof in black on India paper (22 x 28mm) mounted on card (34 x 38mm), attractive with rich colour, a few minor tone spots otherwise fine and rare. Similar to the die proofs of 12p. and 10c. that come from the compound die, unlisted as a single die in Unitrade. Photo.
552 £210
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 1/2d. to 5s. set with extra 1/2d., 1d. (2), 2d. reddish purple, 21/2d. (2), 3s., mint, mainly fine. S.G. 43-50. Photo.
835 £100
Gibraltar: Paquebot Mail: Two covers carried on the Austro-Hungarian shipping line, 1898 (May 27) to Rouen bearing Hungary 1f. and 2f., 1899 (Aug. 11) to Glasgow bearing 3f., both with ''A26'' duplex cancellations and showing underlined ''Paquebot.'' (Hosking 4034) and ''Tengeren.'' (both in violet and blue respectively) Purser's marks, the former also with italic ''PAQUEBOT'' (Hosking 1049). Photo.
1151 £170
New Zealand: 1898 (Mar. 2) postal stationery card to Switzerland uprated with 1d., 2d., 3d., 4d. and 6d., each tied Whakarewarewa c.d.s's, Basel arrival alongside, fresh. Photo.
98 £120
Antigua: 1903-07 Watermark Crown CC 5s. grey-green and violet, fine used on small 1908 (Feb. 22) 'Kinze' cover registered to Germany, the adhesive crossed by blue pencil line. S.G. 40. Photo.
328 £400
Canada: 1859 121/2c., six imperforate trial colour proofs on India paper, comprising green single and pair (with fault at base), blue, orange and black (faults), an attractive and scarce group. Unitrade 18TC, i, viii, ix. Photo.
553 £980
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 1d. Third printing Mar. 1908, mint block of thirty-six [R. 5/1-10/6] with margins, shade varying between dull vermilion and a dull coppery red, unmounted except four, fine and useful reference. Ex Stewart-Douglas and Barton. Photo.
836 £80
Gibraltar: Paquebot Mail, 1899 envelope to Glasgow carried on the Austro-Hungarian shipping line and addressed to a passenger on board the ''Adria'' c/o. the Austro-Hungarian Consulate, bearing marginal 1898 2d. tied by 'anchor' handstamp in blue and Greenock Aug. 18 receiving c.d.s., and showing straight line ''Kikötoben.'' in blue and underlined ''Paquebot.'' (Hosking 4034) Purser's mark in magenta. Photo.
1153 £110
New Zealand: 1906 Exhibition lettercard used with Exhibition 1d. to Nelson, some minor toning, otherwise fine. Photo.
99 £110
Antigua: 1903-07 Watermark Crown CC 5s. grey-green and violet, fine used on 1907 (Sept. 27) 'Kinze' cover registered to Germany. S.G. 40. Photo.
329 £290
Canada: 1859 121/2c., four imperforate trial colour proofs on India paper overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', with good to large even margins, comprising green (2) with vertical overprint in carmine and diagonal in black, blue and black with vertical carmine overprints, a few light bends and wrinkles, otherwise fine and attractive group. Photo.
555 £270
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 2d. purple, WATERMARK INVERTED, scarce block of four, used with light central F.4 1904 c.d.s., fine. SH 18a wmk1, S.G. 45ax, cat. £900. Photo.
837 £150
Gibraltar: Gibraltar Evacuee Camp, Jamaica: 1940 (Nov. 13) local cover to Constant Spring franked Jamaica 11/2d. cancelled Kingston c.d.s. with straight line ''CAMP GIBRALTAR.'' handstamp in purple alongside, 1943 (Jan. 12) envelope (damaged at top) registered to New York bearing 6d. cancelled Kingston c.d.s. with first type ''GIBRALTAR/CAMP'' (wide letters) orderly room handstamp and ''GIBRALTAR CAMP'' registration label alongside, (July 27) to Yorkshire franked 1s. cancelled by Gibraltar Camp c.d.s. (3 covers) Photo.
1154 £600
New Zealand: 1955 Stamp Centennial, artwork by James Berry with various stamp size or larger pencil sketches on white paper, three sheets of tracing paper and two fine complete designs in ink and Chinese white depicting an N.Z. National Airways Corporation plane, together with two photos of planes. A unique group. Ex Sir Gawaine Baillie. Photo.
102 £110
Antigua: 1913 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5s. grey-green and violet, a fine example from the base of the sheet, used on 1913 (Dec. 31) 'Kinze' cover registered to Germany. S.G. 51. Photo.
330 £220
Canada: 1859 121/2c. yellow green imperforate plate proof on India paper, overprinted by vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, with close to enormous margins, displaying the re-entry (position 94), fine. Unitrade 18Pi. Photo.
556 £380
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 2d. reddish purple, scarce mint block of four, mainly fine. Heijtz notes ''blocks of four and larger multiples are very scarce, both mint and used''. B.P.A. certificate (1973), SH 18b, S.G. 45b, cat. £900+. Photo.
838 £140
Gibraltar: Gibraltar Evacuee Camp, Jamaica: 1940 (Dec. 31) to Gibraltar, 1941 (June 20) New York, (July 21) to Gibraltar, each franked Jamaica 1s. cancelled Kingston c.d.s. and showing first type ''GIBRALTAR/CAMP'' (wide letters) orderly room handstamp (one smudged) with red ''OPENED BY/CENSOR'' resealing label and censor numbers ''21'' (2, one in magenta enclosed in handstamp) or ''26'', the first somewhat tatty but an exceptional strike. (3 covers) Photo.
1156 £100
New Zealand: 1975 Forest Parks 18c. with variety blue omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 1077a, cat. £225. Photo.
103 £90
Antigua: 1913 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5s. grey-green and violet, used on 1914 'Kiderlen' cover registered to Germany. S.G. 51. Photo.
331 £350
Canada: 1859 17c. blue imperforate plate proof on India paper, and examples overprinted with vertical and diagonal ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, with small to good margins, fine with strong colour and impression. Unitrade 19P, i, ii. Photo.
559 £350
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 3s. deep green, lower right corner marginal mint block of four, the lower pair unmounted, mainly fine. S.G. 49b, cat. £600+. Photo.
840 £100
Gibraltar: Gibraltar Evacuee Camp, Jamaica: 1942 (Mar. 25) airmail envelope to Gibraltar showing first type ''GIBRALTAR/CAMP'' (wide letters) orderly room handstamp (smudged) enclosing violet censor number ''26'', unusually franked on reverse Jamaica 2d., 6d., 9d. pair with Kingston cancellations, Apr. 15 machine arrival on reverse, also 1943 to Gibraltar franked 1s. with Kingston cancellation and additionally tied by second type (narrow letters) handstamp, resealed by P.C.90 ''OPENED BY/EXAMINER/(ms.)D/960'' label, Mar. 3 receiving note, both with sender's endorsement on flap (former part reverse cut away). (2 covers) Photo.
1157 | £160
New Zealand: An unmounted mint selection, mainly K.G.VI, incl. 1936-52 3d. block of four, Officials with 1938-51 set in blocks of four, etc., mostly fine. (69)
104 £200
Antigua: 1913 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5s. grey-green and violet, used on 1914 (Jan. 17) cover registered to Hungary. S.G. 51. Photo.
332 £300
Canada: 1859 17c., the set of imperforate trial colour proofs on India paper in pale blue (2) one of which is affixed to card, black and orange-yellow (affixed to card), black example with a few tone spots on reverse, otherwise fine and attractive. Unitrade 19TC, i, ii. Photo.
561 £300
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. pale green, line perf., 1918 printing, used block of four with central F.4B ''2 SP/29'' c.d.s., the 'Whale & Penguin' first day of issue, fine. Very rare, the overwhelming majority of this printing was overprinted ''WAR STAMP'' and few unoverprinted used examples survive. It is thought that only two or three blocks are included among them. Ex Perkins. Heijtz certificate (2016), SH 24c, S.G. 60b, cat. £640+. Photo.
841 £290
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' Overprints, 1/2d. to 1s. set in used horizontal pairs, chiefly fine. (14) S.G. 1-7, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1159 | £140
New Zealand: Postal Fiscals, an unmounted mint selection incl. 1940-58 5s.6d. on 5s.6d. (2), 11s. on 11s., etc., also 1948-58 £3 used on piece, some with lightly toned gum, otherwise mainly fine. (15)
105 £220
Antigua: 1921-29 Watermark Mult. Crown CA £1 purple and black on red, fine used marginal example on 1925 (Sept. 14) registered cover to Scotland. S.G. 61. Photo.
333 £210
Canada: 1864 2c. set of imperforate trial colour proofs on India paper (three affixed to card) comprising dark rose, claret, green, dark rose-red, a few minor corner bends or imperfections etc., otherwise very fine. Unitrade 20TC, i-iii. Photo.
564 £170
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark. Mult. Crown CA 6d. yellow-orange and 6d. brown-orange fine used blocks of four, the former on piece with central PS.1A ''C/SP 14/15'' c.d.s., the latter upper marginal with central F.4B ''C/31 OC/21'' c.d.s. S.G. 64, b, cat. £248+.
843 £110
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' Overprints, 21/2d. used 1886 (May 3) on ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint on Barbados 2d. registered envelope size G to London (additional adhesive detached), also 1886-87 21/2d. (2) used on two second type 2d. size G registered envelopes sent 188 (July 12) to London and (Oct. 12) Berlin. (3 items)
1162 £60
New Zealand: Revenues: 1921 (Oct. 10) Will bearing Stamp Duty 1882 7s., 10s., £8, £45 (2) and £200 (damaged by staple), and postage 2d. (2) Photo.
106 £200
Antigua: 1932 Tercentenary 1/2d. to 5s. set, used on reverse of 1932 (July) cover, registered to St. Lucia, fine. S.G. 81-90. Photo.
334 £500
Canada: 1868-90 Large Queens: 3c. typographed die essay of the unfinished design (without the scrolls added to the outer frameline) in green, on thin card (23 x 27mm), fine and unusual. Minuse & Pratt 25EA-Ad. Photo.
566 £120
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', First overprinting 1/2d. pale green and 1d. pale scarlet mint blocks of eighteen, the lower three rows and upper three rows respectively, both showing varieties reversed albino overprint in right-hand margin (3 in each block), the 1d. also incl. wide space between ''WAR'' and ''STAMP'' [R. 3/3], mainly fine and unmounted except two 1/2d. SH 35a, v1, 36a, v4, t1.
848 £190
Gibraltar: 1903 Watermark Crown CA 21/2d. dull purple and black on blue and 1907 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 21/2d. ultramarine, mint lower left corner marginal plate no. blocks of four, one in each showing large ''2'' in ''1/2'' [R. 10/1], the varieties mainly fine unmounted, the former barely affected by minor bend. (4) S.G. 49, a, 69, a, cat. £674. Photo.
1169 £190
Nigeria: Oil Rivers: 1894 (Feb. 6) registered envelope to England bearing 1892-94 1/2d. to 1s. set tied Sombreiro River c.d.s's, with Liverpool packet marking in red and italic paquebot alongside, Birmingham arrival on reverse, fine. Photo.
110 £120
Ascension: 1922 1/2d. and 11/2d. both marginal with plate numbers, fine used on 1924 (Mar. 15) cover to London (slightly reduced at left). S.G. 1, 3. Photo.
335 £950
Canada: 1868-90 Large Queens: 3c. large typographed die essay of the finished design in dark green, on thin card (55 x 63mm), a few small surface marks away from design, fine and rare. Photo.
567 £170
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1/2d. yellowish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, complete mint sheet of sixty showing thick ''R'' [R. 1/2], face flaw [R. 1/4], inverted ''V'' for ''A'' [R. 2/1], broken ''W'' and large ''P'' [R. 2/2], broken ''M'' [R. 7/6], small ''S'' [R. 8/1] and damaged circle around right hand ''1/2'' [R. 10/3], hinged in selvedge only, mainly fine. SH 35d2V, v3, t1, t3-6, cat. £550+, S.G. 70c. Photo.
852 £180
Gibraltar: 1903 8s., used with 1906-12 2s. and 4s. (a few toned perfs.) on 1910 (Sept. 12) registered 'Kinze' cover to Germany, with Plymouth and London transit marks, Koetschenbroda Sept. 16 arrival on reverse. S.G. 54, 72, 73. Photo.
1170 £300
Nigeria: Oil Rivers: 1894 (Feb. 6) registered envelope to England bearing 1892-94 2d. block of six tied Old Calabar River c.d.s's, with Liverpool transit alongside and Birmingham arrival on reverse, some mild tone spots, otherwise fine. Photo.
111 £280
Ascension: 1924-33 2d. grey-black and grey with 'broken mainmast', fine used on 1934 (May 15) envelope to England, scarce. S.G. 13a. Photo.
336 £1500
Canada: 1868-90 Large Queens: 1/2c. to 15c. set of stamp sized plate proof singles on card, in issued colours, the 6c. cut a little close at lower left, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
568 £880
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1/2d. bluish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety WATERMARK REVERSED, lower left corner marginal horizontal pair, unmounted mint, a fine and unique positional item. One sheet known. SH 35d1 wmk1. S.G. 70cx, cat. £1,000+. Photo.
856 £260
Gibraltar: 1938-51 perf. 14 5s. pair from the top left corner of the sheet, used on 1939 (Jan. 4) K.G.V. 2d. stationery envelope, registered to England, tied by oval ''REGISTERED/GIBRALTAR'' datestamps, scarce. S.G. 129. Photo.
1171 £620
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1895 (Mar. 8) O.H.M.S. envelope, addressed to Lawrence Dundas (late 2nd Marquess of Zetland and Secretary of State for India) on board H.M.S. Speedy of the Channel Squadron bearing 1894 2½d. blue, tied by ''BRASS RIVER'' squared circle with usual c.d.s. below and ''PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR. PACKET'' datestamp in red. Photo.
112 £650
Ascension: 1924-33 3s. grey-black and blue on blue, variety 'cleft rock', fine used with ''DE 8/32'' c.d.s. S.G. 20c, cat. £850. Photo.
337 £210
Canada: 1868-90 Large Queens: 15c. brown purple imperforate pair, unused with large part original yellowish gum, slightly toned and thinned, however of good appearance. S.G. 71a, cat. £1,400. Photo.
569 £1500
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1d. vermilion, Third overprinting, OVERPRINT DOUBLE, a mint horizontal pair, marginal from the left of the sheet with one unmounted, some minor ink oxidisation at right otherwise fine and rare. B.P.A. (1982) and Heijtz (2016) certificates, SH 36cIIIv1, S.G. 71ca, cat. £9,000+. Photo.
857 £120
Gibraltar: 1938-51 £1 orange, strip of four from the foot of the sheet with complete imprint, used on 1943 (Jan. 9) envelope, registered to Madeira, tied by oval ''REGISTERED/GIBRALTAR'' datestamps, censor label at right. Photo.
1172 £210
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1895 (Mar. 8) O.H.M.S. envelope, addressed to H.M.S. ''Speedy'' of the Channel Squadron bearing 1894 21/2d. blue, tied by ''BRASS RIVER'' squared circle with c.d.s. below and ''PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR. PACKET'' datestamp in red. Photo.
114 £180
Ascension: 1934 1/2d. to 5s. set, used on six 1936 envelopes, registered to London, all tied by oval registered datestamps. S.G. 31-30. Photo.
338 £1300
Canada: 1870-97 Small Queens: 1/2c. to 10c. set of stamp sized plate proof singles on India paper, all but one affixed to backing card, in the issued colours with additional shades of the 1/2c., 1c. and 8c. (1893), fine and rare. Photo.
570 £820
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1s. brown on thick paper, Fifth Overprinting, a complete mint sheet of sixty (6 x 10) showing thick ''R'' [R. 1/2], inverted ''V'' for ''A'' [R. 2/1], broken ''W'' and large ''P'' [R. 2/2], broken ''M'' [R. 7/6] and small ''S'' [R. 8/1], unmounted mint, some trivial tone spots on gum otherwise chiefly fine and hinged in selvedge only. SH 37cV, t1-5, cat. £510+, S.G. 72b, vars. Photo.
861 £160
Gilbert and Eliice Islands: 1919 (Feb. 17) registered O.H.B.M.S. envelope to Melbourne bearing 1918 War Tax lower marginal block of six showing plate number ''5'' tied large double ring c.d.s's, Ocean island registration etiquette alongside, fine. Photo.
1175 £120
Nigeria: Southern Nigeria: 1901 (Oct. 19) 1d. stationery envelope to Germany, additionally franked by 1901-02 1d. (5) and Niger Coast 1/2d., tied by ''WARRI'' squared circles, fine. Photo.
115 £130
Ascension: 1934 2s.6d. block of four used on 1934 (Sept. 3) registered envelope to U.S.A. with oval registration datestamps, fine. Photo.
339 £1000
Canada: 1870-97 Small Queens: 1/2c., 1c., 2c., 3c., 6c., 10c., and Large Queen 15c., diagonally overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in violet, applied in 1893 for distribution at the U.P.U. meeting in Switzerland, all with hinge bends and a few other imperfections as usually seen with this set, scarce. Photo.
571 £1450
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1s. deep brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety WATERMARK INVERTED, right marginal block of nine [R. 3/4-5/6], unmounted mint, fine, attractive and an extremely rare multiple. Three sheets only recorded. SH 37c wmk1, S.G. 72bw, cat. £3,825+. Photo.
862 £150
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1939-55 1/2d. to 5s. used on 1941 (May 21) registered envelope to Manchester with Tarawa c.d.s's, with censor cachet and Tarawa registration mark alongside, Sydney transits on reverse, fine. Photo.
1176 £80
Nigeria: Southern Nigeria: 1908 (July 4) 'Herbst' cover registered to Germany bearing 1907-11 2s.6d. and 5s. tied by oval ''REGISTERED/LAGOS'' datestamps, fine. Photo.
116 | £190
Ascension: 1973 Military Uniforms miniature sheet, 60 fine unmounted mint examples. S.G. MS170, cat. £1,680.
340 £180
Canada: 1870-97 Small Queens: 1/2c. black upper marginal imperforate pair showing partial Boggs Type V imprint in selvedge, with large part original gum, trivial bends, otherwise fine. Unitrade 34a. Photo.
572 £150
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1d. dull vermilion, 1924 printing, watermark inverted and reversed, mint horizontal pair, somewhat oxidised otherwise fine and scarce. SH 39a, S.G. 74ay, cat. £1,600. Photo.
863 £80
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1940 Postage Dues set, used with Ocean Island c.d.s's on separate pieces, mainly fine. S.G. D1-D8. Photo.
1178 £260
Nigeria: Southern Nigeria: 1910 (Mar. 14) 'Herbst' cover registered from Lagos to Germany bearing 1904-09 £1 green and violet (head die A) with interpanneau margin at right tied oval datestamps, Charlottenburg transit and London arrival on reverse, some pinholes at top, otherwise fine. Photo.
117 | £150
An accumulation of Ascension and Tristan da Cunha covers, mainly modern, mostly fine. (100s)
341 £110
Canada: 1870-97 Small Queens: 1c. orange plate proof on India paper affixed to card, a right marginal pair, a few very light surface marks on left stamp, otherwise fine and scarce. Unitrade 35P. Photo.
573 £500
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA 21/2d. 'Prussian blue', Oct. 1928 printing, upper right corner marginal block of fifteen (3 x 5), unmounted mint, mainly fine. With photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1970) when in block of thirty, the shade no longer listed by Gibbons. SH 41c2, cat. £1,500+. Photo.
864 £80
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1940 Postage Dues set, used with Ocean Island c.d.s's on separate pieces, mainly fine. S.G. D1-D8. Photo.
1179 £140
Nigeria: Southern Nigeria: 1910 (Mar. 14) 'Herbst' cover registered to Germany bearing 1904-09 2s.6d. and 5s. on chalk surfaced paper tied by oval ''REGISTERED/LAGOS'' datestamps, fine. Photo.
120 £80
Australian States: Queensland: 1895 (Aug. 15) envelope registered to London, franked 1895-96 ½d., 1d. and 2d. (2), tied by ''REGISTERED/GYMPIE'' datestamps, with red registered oval arival. Photo.
342 £100
Canada: 1870-97 Small Queens: 1c. trial colour plate proof pair in black on India paper, with vertical 'defacing lines', fine. Photo.
574 £140
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA 21/2d. deep steel-blue, lower left corner marginal vertical strip of five, [R. 6/1] showing swan-necked ''2'', unmounted mint with usual gum bends, also lower left corner marginal mint block of four (R.P.S. certificate, 1967, states shade as ''Prussian blue'', not guaranteed), [R. 9/1] showing larger ''2'' at right, both items showing screw head mark in selvedge, distinctive of late printing from chromium surfaced plate. SH 41c1, v1. Photo.
866 £1250
Gold Coast: 1856 (May 15) stampless envelope to Bristol showing''CAPE-COAST-CASTLE/MY 15/1856'' double arc and large handstruck ''6d'' with ms ''1'' denoting proportion due to the colony, with Plymouth Packet Letter June 25 and same day arrival backstamps. Photo.
1181 £290
Nigeria: 1936 (Dec. 4) two covers registered to Scotland, one bearing 1936 2s.6d. and 5s., the other with 10s. and £1, tied by Calabar c.d.s's with oval ''REGISTERED/CALABAR, NIGERIA'' datestamps, scarce. S.G. 42-45. Photo.
123 £250
Australian States: Victoria: 1884 Stamp Statute watermark V over Crown 1d. with watermark upright, 4d. with watermark upright inverted, 6d., and 2s., mint, mixed condition.
344 £180
Canada: 1870-97 Small Queens: 2c. defaced ''Montreal'' plate proof in green on wove paper, a lower left corner separated pair, with 'blanket' of defacement in green, usual bends and wrinkles, attractive positional items. Photo.
575 £620
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 10s. mint, extra 6d. shade, mainly fine. (12) S.G. 127-137. Photo.
868 £280
Gold Coast: 1893 (Oct. 21) envelope, registered to England, franked by 1884-91 21/2d. pair, tied by ''ELMINA/GOLD COAST'' c.d.s's in blue, oval framed ''R'' in red and oval ''REGISTERED/LIVERPOOL'' datestamp. Photo.
1183 | £450
Nigeria: A collection of covers, cards, fronts and some stamps on leaves, mainly K.G.V, incl. Agege, Bansara, Baro, Degema, Gusau, Ife, Itu, Naraguta, Obudu, Owerri, postcards, incoming mail, Maritime mail, postal stationery, registered mail, T.P.O's, etc (100s)
127 | £620
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark 1/2d. to 2s. mint accumulation with dies, good range of shades, incl. 4d. (5, incl. orange-yellow), 5d. (4), 6d. (5), 9d. (5), 1s. (4), 2s. (3), some multiples incl. 1/2d. block of six with part monogram, 1/2d. and 1d. with inverted watermarks, flaws incl. 1d. with ''ROSTAGE'' variety, 1d. imperf. plate proof in red on thick buff manila paper, 2d. lower marginal single showing double row of perfs. at foot, etc., varied condition. S.G. 1-12. (70 items)
345 £820
Canada: 1870-97 Small Queens: 1889-97 Ottawa Printings, 3c., 5c., 6c., 10c. carmine-pink, 10c. brownish red, in unused imperforate pairs on yellowish paper, the 6c. and 10c. pairs marginal with part imprint, the 10c. (both) with original (brownish) gum, 3c. creases, 5c. with small scissor cut between, 6c. cut a little close at top left, otherwise chiefly fine. A scarce set. Photo.
576 £100
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 2s.6d. mint, mainly fine, also 1933 commemorative Centenary edition of ''The Penguin'' journal locally produced, the last with some cover faults but very scarce.
869 £160
Gold Coast: 1894 (Apr. 1) envelope to Dorset, franked by 1/2d. (3) and 1d., tied by ''AXIM'' c.d.s's, with ''PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR. PACKET'' datestamp in red, an attractive item. Photo.
1184 | £80
Niue: 1903-42 small selection of covers, incl. 1915 cover to New Zealand, franked by 1902 perf. 14 1/2d. and 1d. (no stop), 1926 cover, registered to U.S.A., franked by 1920 set, etc. (6 items)
128 £320
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark 1d. red die 1 variety watermark sideways mint, small toned area on reverse and pencil note, otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 2a, cat. £1,600. Photo.
346 £210
Canada: 1870-97 Small Queens: 1893 8c. violet black (1897) imperforate vertical pair, without gum as issued, good to very large margins, slight surface mark at left, otherwise fine and scarce. Unitrade 44i. Photo.
577 £350
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 5s. black and yellow, fine mint. S.G. 136, cat. £950. Photo.
870 £65
Gold Coast: 1898-1902 1d. dull mauve and rose, variety watermark inverted, vertical paper wrinkles otherwise fine used. S.G. 27aw, cat. £225. Photo.
1185 £380
North Borneo: 1899 (July-Oct.) 4c. on 12c. black and dull blue, mint horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, a few minor wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 115a, cat. £850. Photo.
129 £130
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark 2d. grey variety watermark inverted, in a mint lower right corner block of four, with pencil notes in the margin, corner stamp with gum wrinkles, mounted on top right stamp with the others unmounted. S.G. 3w, cat. £520+. Photo.
347 £230
Canada: 1893 Widow's Weeds: 1893 American Bank Note Company oval vignette die proof (36 x 43mm) in black on India paper, mounted on section of ledger page, depicting Queen Victoria in the pose facing right used on the banknote advertising sheet, with ''338'' in manuscript above and ''205'' printed at upper right, the reverse has a section of a different proof depicting a young woman, slight aging as expected. Photo.
578 £400
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary, Die proof of King George V vignette, in uniform of Colonel-in-Chief of the Black Watch, similar to that used for the issued £1 vignette, in carmine on wove paper mounted on card with surround (58 x 70mm). Heijtz cat. £1,000. Produced by the Czech engraver, Bohumil Heinz who worked on contract for De La Rue and the Crown Agents, the design based on a photograph published in the Graphic Magazine, Nov. 8 1930. Believed unique in this colour. Photo.
871 £200
Gold Coast: 1898 (Nov. 26) registered envelope from Kumasi to Archie Ackerman in Banbury, bearing 1884-91 21/2d. pair and 1898-1902 1d. (2) tied by double ring c.d.s's, Cape Coast transit and Banbury arrival on reverse, fine. Photo.
1186 £230
North Borneo: 1916 (Feb.) Type 67 surcharges, set of three fine used on 1918 'Marsh' cover registered to England. S.G. 186-188. Photo.
130 £110
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark 10s. grey and pink handstamped ''Specimen'' type A, a few short perfs. otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 15s, A.C.S.C. 47x. Photo.
348 £270
Canada: 1893 Widow's Weeds: A later vignette die proof showing the central oval adopted for the Widow's Weeds stamp design in black on stiff bluish-backed paper (61 x 94mm), with ''BRITISH AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO./Montreal & Ottawa'' and ''No. 9'' below, some bends and wrinkles. Unusual. Photo.
579 £1600
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary £1 black and carmine, fine mint. S.G. 138, cat. £2,500. Photo.
873 | £95
Greenland: A mainly MINT accumulation on stockcards, incl. 1938-46 set, later issues unmounted mint with 1950-60 set, many blocks of four, etc. (100s)
1187 £350
North Borneo: 1918 (Aug) Type 69 ''RED CROSS'' surcharges, 9mm. apart, 3c. + 2c. and 13-14mm. apart 2c. + 2c. in blocks of four, used on 1919 'Marsh' cover, registered to England. S.G. 215, 216. Photo.
131 £600
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark £1 brown and ultramarine mint, light tone spot at top and some gum wrinkles. S.G. 15, cat. £3,000. Photo.
349 £420
Canada: 1893 Widow's Weeds: 20c. vermilion imperforate marginal pair on lightly toned paper from the right of the sheet, with near complete original gum, fine and rare marginal multiple. S.G. 115a, cat. £1,700. Photo.
581 £480
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1d. variety 'short extra flagstaff' [Pl. 2, R. 2/1] in a mint upper left corner marginal block of four, fine. S.G. 139, b, cat. £1,109+. Ex Moir. Photo.
881 £200
Grenada: 1904-06 6d. to 10s., used on 1908 (Oct. 5) philatelic envelope, registered to Germany, tied by ''G.P.O. GRENADA. B.W.I.'' c.d.s's, fine. S.G. 72-76. Photo.
1188 £180
North Borneo: 1918 (Aug) Type 69 ''RED CROSS'' surcharges, 13-14mm. apart, 25c. + 2c. to $2 + 2c., fine used on 'Marsh' cover, registered to England. S.G. 229-232. Photo.
132 £1050
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark £2 black and rose mint, large hinge remainder and some gum wrinkles, a few blunted perfs. S.G. 16, cat. £6,500. Photo.
350 £260
Canada: 1893 Widow's Weeds: 50c. blue imperforate marginal pair on lightly toned paper from the right of the sheet, large part original gum (with some disturbance), minor faults but a rare marginal multiple. S.G. 116a, cat. £1,800. Photo.
582 £200
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1d. showing 'flagstaff on right hand turret' [Pl. 5, R. 7/1], in an unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet (hinge mark in margin), fine. S.G. 139d, cat. £459+. Photo.
883 £110
Grenada: 1938-50 5s. perf. 131/2 x 121/2, block of four from the top left corner of the sheet, used on 1954 (Apr. 21) airmail cover, registered to Canada, cancelled by Grenville c.d.s's. S.G. 162a. Photo.
1190 £820
Nyasaland: 1897 £10 black and yellow, cancelled by Zomba ''MR 12/04'' squared circle, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1993). S.G. 52, cat. £2,750. Photo.
133 | £95
Australia: 1913-14 Engraved issue, a mint selection incl. 1d. pale rose-red block of six, 1d. rose-red multiples incl. plates 2 and 3 top margin strips of four with imprint, right margin block of eight with imprint, retouches, 6d. Kookaburra single and plate 2 block of four with part imprint (split perfs. at top), etc., varied condition but mainly fine, many unmounted. (11 items)
351 £480
Canada: 1897 Jubilee Issue: 2c. large die proof in the colour of issue (deep green) on India paper (65 x 62mm), sunk on large card (125 x 120mm), fine and scarce. Photo.
583 £320
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d., variety 'double flagstaff' [Pl. 6, R. 5/2], unmounted mint, fine. SH 70v3, S.G. 140e, cat. £850+. Photo.
890 £150
Hong Kong: 1976 Girl Guides Diamond Jubilee $1.30 with variety light blue omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 355 var. Photo.
1191 £120
Nyasaland: 1901 (June 14) envelope, registered to Germany, franked by 1897-1900 1d., 2d., 1s. and 1901 1d., 4d. and 6d., tied by Fort Johnston squared circles. Photo.
134 £320
Australia: 1914 6d. Kookaburra plates 1 strip of four with full imprint at top, mint with stamps unmounted, a few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 19. Photo.
352 £750
Canada: 1897 Jubilee, Imperf. plate proofs 1/2c. to $5 set, less $1 but with 1/2c. to 5c. in horizontal pairs, 8c. and 20c. in blocks of four, all in issued colours on India paper on card, fine. (26) Sc. 50P-60P, 62P-65P. Photo.
584 £620
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. slate and purple, variety 'flagstaff on right-hand turret' [Pl. 5, R. 7/1], mint, fine. S.G. 142d, cat. £1,600. Photo.
891 | £320
Hong Kong: A mainly used Q.V. collection on leaves, incl. 1877 16c. yellow used (6), postmark interest with 1862-63 18c. cancelled ''S2'', some China, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1192 | £95
Nyasaland: 1921-33 10s. green and scarlet on emerald, 4th printing vertical pair, used with revenue cancellations on a court document dated May 4 1937, scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2011). S.G. 113g.
135 | £2900
Australia: A comprehensive accumulation of K.G.V Heads in an album, incl. 1d. imperf. plate proof singles (4) on thin glazed card, in black, pale carmine, bright violet and pale dull mauve, 1d. 'Prancing Horse' essay, issued stamps mainly to 1930, mostly mint with a wide range of shades, multiples, dies, constant varieties, double and misplaced perf. varieties, inverted watermarks, imprint strips or blocks, incl. 1914-20 1d. with flaw under neck, 1d. die II (3), two in pair with die I (one with tone pots), 4d. (17) incl. one with line through ''FOUR PENCE'' (crease), 1916-18 rough paper 1d. die II, 1918-20 1/2d. with thin ''1'' in fraction at right, 1918 1d. die III (3), 1918-23 11/2d. black-brown Harrison imprint block of four, 4d. ultramarine with ''FOUR PENCE'' in thinner letters, another wmk. inverted, 1s.4d. (5), 1924 single wmk. 11/2d. very thin paper, 1926-30 perf. 14 1/2d. wmk. inverted, 1s.4d. (2), perf. 131/2 x 121/2 41/2d., 5d. Ash imprint block of four, 1s.4d. (2), 1930 surcharges incl. varieties and imprint blocks, range of used, also a few other issues incl. 2s.6d. War Savings stamp, 1932 1s. Lyrebird Ash imprint block of four, 1932 6d. Kookaburra Ash imprint block of eight, etc., varied condition but many fine. (100s)
353 £350
Canada: 1897 Jubilee, $1 plate proof on India on card affixed to archival file card (229 x 153mm) annotated ''Jubilee Issue/Lake/(Rose)'' and handstamped ''INDEX COPY''. Photo.
587 | £300
Falkland Islands: 1938-50, Exceptional specialised selection of mint blocks of four, with a range of printings and each marginal, incl. 1937 printings to 1s., 1938 printings to 9d. (2), 1s., 1942 printings to 3d., 1944 printing values to 1s. (2), 1947 printing values to 9d. (2), almost all unmounted and mainly fine. (74 blocks)
892 £60
Hungary: 1949 Budapest Chain Bridge miniature sheet, fine unmounted mint (a couple of small inclusions). S.G. 1077a, cat. £600. Photo.
1195 £95
Nyasaland: 1938-44 £1 purple and black on red, fine used on 1949 (Sept. 28) cover to U.S.A., tied by Zomba c.d.s. fine. Photo.
136 | £680
Australia: 1914-20 Single Watermark K.G.V Head selection of monogram pieces, comprising 1/2d. CA single, 1/2d. JBC in a corner block of six, 1d. CA single, 1d. CA in a strip of six (split perfs. between stamps 4 and 5), 1d. JBC in a pair (some reinforced perfs.), 4d. JBC single, 5d. line perf. CA single and 5d. line perf. JBC in a pair, also with 1918 die III 1d. JBC left corner strip of three (split perfs. between third stamp and monogram, and other imperfections), varied condition. (9 items)
355 £820
Canada: 1897 Jubilee, selection of mint multiples comprising 1/2c. block of four, 1c. blocks of four and eight, 2c. blocks of four (2), 3c. block of four and pl. no. 1, 2, 4, 12 and 13 pairs, 5c., 6c. and 8c. (2) blocks of four, 10c. corner pair, 15c. and 20c. blocks of four, a few imperfections but mainly fine with many unmounted. (64) Photo.
588 | £150
Falkland Islands: 1938-50, Selection of mainly unmounted mint sheet no. items comprising 1/2d. ''2669'' (right margin) block of four, 1d. black and red ''1270'' block of six, ''2503'' and ''4121'' blocks of four, and 1s.3d. ''0132'' single on local cover, 2d. black and violet ''0524'' block of six, 2d. black and red ''1000'' block of ten and ''4767'' scarce lower left quarter sheet (number in left margin), also 1/2d. and 1d. black and violet upper left corner blocks of fifteen showing trace of Bradbury Wilkinson punched alignment hole in side margin (usually trimmed away).
893 | £60
Hungary: A used collection from 1871 to 1944 in mixed condition in an album with a selection of early issues (100s)
1197 | £750
Oman/Muscat: 1953-85 accumulation of Air Letter/Aerogrammes, incl. unused, c.t.o. and used, wide range with printing and watermark varieties, etc. Ex Kasper. (approx. 630 items)
137 £150
Australia: 1914-20 Single Watermark 5d. brown comb perf. 141/4 x 14, variety watermark inverted mint, rather large hinge remainder otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 23bw, cat. £750. Photo.
356 £500
Canada: 1897 Jubilee, 1/2c. to $5 set used with additional 1c. (5), 2c. (2), 3c. (3), 8c., 10c. and 15c., some imperfections, the $3 reperforated, not all cancellations guaranteed. S.G. 121-40. Photo.
589 | £110
Falkland Islands: 1938-50, 2d. black and deep carmine-red, complete sheet of sixty hand numbered ''1274'' in upper margin, [R. 1/6] showing albino impressions of two following sheet numbers, 2d. black and deep red complete sheet, numbered ''0482'' in right margin, the latter with some stains at foot otherwise mainly fine unmounted mint. SH 80b, 80d.
894 | £95
India: 1852 'Scinde Dawk', a group of forgeries comprising 1/2a. white, 1/2a. blue and 1/2a. red, with a 'unused', 'used' and 'used on piece'example of each. (9)
1199 £110
Papua: Officials: 1908-10 punctured ''O.S.'' watermark sideways perf. 11 2d. showing ''O.S.'' double, c.t.o. from the right of the sheet, minor toning, otherwise fine, unlisted. S.G. O16 var. Photo.
138 £600
Australia: 1915 Second Watermark 2d. to 5s. good to fine mint, 2d. with some toning, a few blunted perfs. S.G. 24-30, cat. £2,250. Photo.
357 £300
Canada: 1897 Jubilee 10c. used on 1898 (Mar. 13) registered envelope to Holland with Halifax c.d.s., London registration marking alongside and Rotterdam arrivals on reverse, fine. Photo.
591 | £70
Falkland Islands: 1938-50, 1s., the four printings used with clear PS.2A ''6 JA/38'', PS.1A ''18 AU/44'', PS.3B ''11 MR/46'' (on piece from 'Marshall' registered cover) or PS.3A ''31 D(E)/51'' (on piece) c.d.s. cancellations respectively, mainly fine. SH 88a-d, cat. £217, S.G. 158-d, cat. £315.
895 | £1050
India: 1853 to 1878, a correspondence of twelve covers to Liverpool, incl. 1855 with two 4a. cut to shape, 1857-8 three covers with different frankings, cover with 1874 1s. slate, etc., mixed condition.
1200 | £300
Papua: Postal Stationery: 1901 postal stationery cards, a small group comprising 1d. unused and 21/2d. used (3, one locally to Port Moresby, another to England with Samarai c.d.s., and the last uprated 1d. to Italy), mainly fine.
139 £160
Australia: 1915 Second Watermark 2d. grey mint single with ''CA'' monogram, rather heavy hinge remainder and light overall gum toning. S.G. 24, A.C.S.C. 6za. Photo.
358 £620
Canada: 1897 Jubilee, 50c. shades (3, one with thinned corner, another marginal unmounted but creased), $1 (tiny thin), $2 (slight thins and lightly toned perfs.), $3 (reperforated at foot), $4 (gum thins), $5, mint, mainly fine appearance, also a range of forgeries incl. Oneglia types (5), reproductions and British 1897 cinderella 'commemorative stamp' 1/2d. to 6d. produced by Wallace Bros. S.G. cat. £6,430+. Photo.
592 £150
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 1s. deep dull blue, Fourth printing May 1947, unmounted mint block of six (2 x 3), marginal from the top of the sheet, fine. S.G. 158c, cat. £450+, SH 88d. Ex Barton. Photo.
898 £130
India: 1948 Gandhi set, unmounted mint, lower three values with gum disturbances, otherwise fine. S.G. 305-08, cat. £425. Photo.
1201 £190
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 1/2d. variety blue omitted, unmounted mint from the left of the sheet, with normal for comparison, faint diagonal creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 36a, cat. £750, EC PCN72a. Photo.
140 | £820
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark 2d. to 5s. (less 2s.) mint accumulation with dies, good range of shades, a few varieties, incl. 6d. (8), 9d. (8), 1s. (13, three wmk. sideways), 5s. (4), also £1 (faults), £2 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type C, etc., varied condition, many fine. (60)
359 £230
Canada: 1897 Jubilee 50c. pale ultramarine, mint block of four, odd trivial wrinkle and one with tiny ink mark otherwise fine and scarce multiple. S.G. 134, cat. £720+. Photo.
594 £40
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 5s. indigo and pale yellow-brown, fine used. Heijtz certificate (2015) S.G. 161b.
900 | £1450
India: A Q.V to Q.E.II accumulation of mainly postal history and covers, incl. much Q.V. with imperfs. on cover, picture postcards, postal stationery, Tibet covers (2), stampless, censored, also a few stamps, booklets, revenues, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 150)
1204 | £340
Portugal: A mint and used collection in a Schaubek album, incl. 1862-64 5r. unused, 100r. used, 1866-67 50r. used, 1894 Prince Henry set used, 1895 St. Anthony 150r. used, 1924 Camoens set mint, 1927 Second Independence set mint, 1928 Third Independence set mint, 1931 Pereira 4E.50 mint, 1940 Centenaries miniature sheet mint, 1941 Costumes set and miniature sheet mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
141 £650
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark selection of mint imprint items with 2d. die I ''JBC'' monogram single, 21/2d. Harrison one-line imprint block of four, 3d. die I Harrison plate 1 two-line imprint pair, and 1s. die IIB Mullett imprint pair, varied condition. (4 items) Photo.
360 £150
Canada: 1897 Jubilee $1 lake, mint, fine. S.G. 136, cat. £550. Photo.
595 £130
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 5s. steel-blue and buff-brown, 1949 printing, fine mint. SH 91d, S.G. 161d, cat. £375. Photo.
901 | £140
India: An unmounted mint K.G.V to K.G.VI selection incl. 1926-33 15r. (2), 1937-40 10r. block of four, etc., also Chamba with 1942-47 12a. block of four, O 1940-43 1r. and 2r. blocks of four, some with lightly toned gum, otherwise mainly fine. (48)
1205 | £190
Portugal: A mainly used collection of early issues on leaves, incl. 1862-64 100r., 1866-67 80r., 100r., 1867-70 240r., 1894 Prince Henry set, 1895 St. Anthony set, etc., mixed condition. (118)
142 | £320
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark 2d. to 1s. all with watermark inverted, good to fine mint. (6)
361 £620
Canada: 1897 Jubilee Issue: $2, $3, $4, $5, mint with large part original gum, $3 with vertical crease, a few other imperfections but of good to fine appearance. S.G. 137-140, cat. £5,300. Photo.
596 £85
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 10s. black and orange-brown, 1937 printing, unmounted mint, fine. SH 92a, S.G. 162, cat. £200. Photo.
903 | £260
India: A group of Q.V. to K.G.V covers, incl. airmails, postal stationery, crash mail, etc., mixed condition. (9)
1206 | £800
Qatar: 1957-2000 accumulation of Air Letter/Aerogrammes, incl. unused, c.t.o. and used, wide range of different issues, varieties, etc. (approx. 400 items)
143 £230
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark 10s., £1 and £2 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type B, £2 with some blunted perfs. at foot otherwise good to fine with gum. S.G. 43s-45s, cat. £850, A.C.S.C. 48x, 52x, 56x. Photo.
362 £110
Canada: 1897 Jubilee $2 deep violet pre-cancelled, good colour and reasonably centred. S.G. 137, Sc. 61xx. Photo.
597 £150
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 10s. black and red-orange, 1944 printing, fine used with PS.3 ''23 AP/53'' c.d.s. SH 92c, S.G. 162b, cat. £475. Photo.
904 | £320
India: A group of mainly K.G.V covers, incl. field service, Official, used abroad, etc., mixed condition. (18 items)
1208 £290
Rhodesia: 1907 (Feb. 8) registered envelope to England bearing 1905 Falls 1d., 21/2d. and 5d. tied Salisbury c.d.s's, with London and Ipswich ovals on reverse, fine. Photo.
144 £190
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark 10s. grey and pink mint, a few blunted perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. 43, cat. £550. Photo.
363 £1000
Canada: 1897 Jubilee $4 violet corner block of four used with faint Winnipeg c.d.s's in violet, minor creasing in lower margin, otherwise fine. S.G. 139, cat. £2,800+. Photo.
599 £60
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 £1 black and dull violet, 1937 printing, unmounted mint, fine. SH 93a, S.G. 163 var. Photo.
906 £100
India Used in Persian Gulf: 1897 (Dec. 19) 2a. registered envelope size F, addressed to Germany, franked on front by 1892-97 2a.6a, tied by ''BUSHIRE'' squared circle datestamp. Photo.
1209 £1000
Rhodesia: 1910-13 perf. 14 10d. used on 1912 (Sept. 6) registered envelope to Germany with Bulawayo c.d.s's, registration label alongside, scarce. Photo.
145 £130
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark 10s. grey and bright aniline pink mint, handstamp on reverse, perfs. at foot a little blunted otherwise fine. S.G. 43a, cat. £500. Photo.
364 £190
Canada: 1897 Jubilee, an extensive used selection with cancellation interest with pre-cancels incl. scarcer, 'flag' types, etc. and some varieties, comprising values to 10c., 15c., 20c. (3, one variety ''W-E'' joined), 50c., $2 etc., mainly good to fine. (63)
600 £80
Falkland Islands: 1946 Victory set perforated ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D21) with full gum, 3d. with odd pulled perf. otherwise fine. S.G. 164s, 165s, cat. £400. Ex Stern and Du Pont. Photo.
907 | £720
Indian States: An accumulation in varied condition in two stockbooks and on leaves incl. C.E.F. 1900 unissued 1a.6p. sepia mint, I.E.F., Convention States with Gwalior 1943-47 Official 5r. pair and 10r. unmounted mint, Jind 1927 2r. used, 1930 1r. used with unpriced inverted watermark, 1928 to 10r. mint, Nabha 1927-36 2r. and 5r. mint, Patiala 1885 opt. varieties, also Hyderabad and Travancore incl. varieties, etc. (100s)
1210 £1350
Rhodesia: 1910-13 £1 rose-scarlet and bluish black, perf. 14, block of four with Salisbury c.t.o. cancellations, fine. S.G. 166, cat. £1,500+. Ex Uria. Photo.
146 £160
Australia: 1918-23 Single Watermark 1s.4d. dull greenish blue in a mint block of four, the lower left stamp showing variety thick ''1'' at right, light overall gum toning otherwise fine and fresh, the lower pair unmounted. S.G. 66a var, A.C.S.C. 128m. Photo.
366 £420
Canada: 1897 Jubilee, collection of covers, cards etc. mostly bearing Jubilee issues and sent in 1897, with values to 5c., 8c., 10c. (2), 15c., some in combination with other issues, range of rates incl. registered, cancellation interest incl. flag types, also 1c. postal stationery cards (9) incl. June 24 early use, some advertising, uprated for use to overseas destinations etc., fair to fine. (31 items)
601 | £210
Falkland Islands: 1952 Pictorials, First printing 1/2d. to £1 set of fourteen, unmounted mint upper left corner blocks of four with additional 21/2d. and 4d., the two 21/2d. and 4d. blocks showing pane ''A'' and ''B'' controls respectively at top, frequently trimmed away, the £1 with control ''B'', mainly fine. (64)
908 £900
Ionian Islands: 1859 (1/2d.) orange and (1d.) blue, both full-margined examples used on small piece cancelled by ''FRANCA'' in oval. Ex Lt. Col. Burton. Friedl (1959) and R.P.S. (1948) certificates. S.G. 1, 2. Photo.
1211 | £720
Rhodesia: A collection in a stockbook, Q.V. to early Q.E.II, incl. 1892-93 to £1 mint, 1892-94 to 4s. mint, 1896-97 die I to 1s. mint die II to 10s. used, 1896 overprints to 1s. mint, 1897 to £1 mint, 1905 Falls set mint, 1913-19 Admirals to 5s. mint, Rhodesia & Nyasaland 1954 and 1959-62 to £1 mint, Southern Rhodesia 1931-37 4d. to 5s. mint, 1937 to 5s. mint, 1953 to £1 mint and used, etc, mixed condition. (100s)
147 £180
Australia: 1923-24 Third Watermark 6d. to £1 mint selection with 6d. range of shades (4), also one c.t.o., a further example showing white hairline from value circle to map variety and another with leg of kangaroo broken, 2s. (2, one corner marginal), and £1 (bent corner perf. and lightly toned), also £1 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', varied condition but mainly fine, a few unmounted. S.G. 73-75. (11) Photo.
367 £90
Canada: 1897 Jubilee, charming selection of illustrated covers and cards comprising 1c. (with Small Queen 1c.) with flag cancellation on Toronto Exhibition card (vertical crease) to England, 1c. tied by Ste. Genevieve de Batiscan fancy cancel to McClary Mfg. Co. private postcard to Gaspé Basin, 3c. on Milton Wire & Roofing Co., Moore's Stoves and E.B. Eddy Buckets envelopes, all sent in 1897, and 2c. on 1899 Rule Britannia patriotic card to Baltimore. (6 items)
602 £140
Falkland Islands: 1952 Pictorials, Second printing 1/2d., 5s., 10s. and £1 Waterlow imprint unmounted mint blocks of four, the 10s. with vertical fold between, £1 faint tone spot on perf. between, mainly fine. (8) SH 102b, 113b-115b. Photo.
909 | £320
Iran: A mainly unmounted mint accumulation, incl. 1955-56 set, 1956-57 set, 1957-58 set, 1958-64 to 200d. deep slate green, etc., some slight toning. (100s)
1212 £170
Postal Stationery: 1898 Mashonaland 1d. blue on white postcard used to Denmark, uprated with 1896-97 3d., cancelled by ''1'' in diamond of bars with ''KOPJE'' c.d.s. below with Copenhagen receiving mark. Photo.
148 | £90
Australia: 1923-24 Third Watermark 6d. chestnut selection of mint imprint pieces with Harrison ''N'' over ''M'' block of four, Mullett pair, Ash ''N'' over ''N'' pairs (2), and Ash ''N'' over ''A'' pair, varied condition. (5 items)
368 £680
Canada: 1897-98 Leaf Issues: 6c. large die proof in issued colour (brown) on die sunk India paper (64 x 74mm), mounted on card (147 x 150mm), from die number ''F-107'' with ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, very fine and rare. Photo.
603 | £80
Falkland Islands: 1952 Pictorials, Selection of complete unmounted mint sheets of sixty comprising 1/2d. First printing showing missing frame line [R. 1/5] and sheet no. ''1537'', 1/2d. Second printing, 1d. First printing (2), showing control ''A'' and ''B'' in lower margin respectively, the former also with dot after ''FITZROY'' [R. 4/5], 1d. Second printing (2) both with dot after ''FITZROY'', a few folds otherwise mainly fine. (5 sheets) SH 102a, v2, 102b, 103a, v1, 103b, v1, cat. £573+.
915 £100
Ireland: 1922 (Feb.-July) overprinted by Dollard 2s.6d. showing the ''Brennan'' major re-entry, plate 2/4 (state 1) [R.7/1], fine mint. S.G. 17 var, Hibernian T12b. Photo.
1213 | £120
Rhodesia: Revenues: 1911 (June 21) document, bearing 1898-1908 5s. and 10s., 1909-12 1s., 1910-13 double heads 3s. green and violet (2), with violet oval ''THE MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT'' datestamps.
149 £170
Australia: 1923-24 Third Watermark £1 grey mint, perfs. slightly ragged at right otherwise fine. S.G. 75, cat. £650. Photo.
372 £170
Canada: 1897-98 Maple Leaf, small stockbook containing 1/2c. shades (68, incl. five strips of three and a marginal block of six), 6c. (13, incl. two strips of three), mint with many unmounted, some faults but most good to fine. S.G. 141-42, 147.
604 | £95
Falkland Islands: 1952 Pictorials, 1951 First printing 2s.6d. olive-green block of four, 5s. reddish purple upper right corner marginal block of four (right margin imperf.), unmounted mint, 10s. bluish grey unmounted mint and used blocks of four, the latter with perf. left margin, fine. (16) SH 112, 113a, 114a, S.G. 182-84 vars.
917 £300
Ireland: 1922 (Feb.-July) overprinted by Dollard 2s.6d. plate 2/4 Right (state 1) [with re-entry R. 4/3] weak frame above ''AL'' in ''HALF'', 5s. plate ½ (state 1) Britannia's visor entire, 10s. plate 1/3 Left, broken ''S'' in ''POSTAGE'' with Nissen re-entry [R. 1/1]. all fine used on pieces with ''WICKLOW/17 FE/22'' first day cancellations, scarce. The 10s. with MacDonnell certificate (2005). Hibernian T12c., T13, T14a. Photo.
1215 £350
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: 1931-37 1/2d. to 5s. set (less 2d. and 4d.) but with 1932 Falls 2d. and 3d., used on separate 1935 (Feb. 18-20) covers, all tied by ''IMPERIAL PRESS CONFERENCE'' c.d.s's, also O.H.M.S. envelope with same cancellation, scarce. Photo.
150 £320
Australia: 1929-30 Small Multiple Watermark 6d. (3), 9d. (2), 1s. (4), and 2s. to 10s. mint, plus £2 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', a few lightly toned, mainly fine. S.G. 107-112, 114s. (13) Photo.
373 £1600
Canada: 1898-1902 Numeral Issue: 10c. large die proof in brownish purple on India paper (59 x 74mm), die sunk on card (148 x 227mm), from die F-120, with ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, very fine. Photo.
605 £115
Falkland Islands: 1952 Pictorials, 1953 Second printing £1 intense black, unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet, perf. through margin, fine. See Upland Goose Vol. XIII, No. 3, Mar. 1996, p. 89. SH 115b, S.G. 185 var. Photo.
918 £240
Ireland: 1922 (Feb.-July) overprinted by Dollard 5s. and 10s. two of each, fine used. S.G. 19, 20. Photo.
1216 £80
Russia: 1979 unissued Space 15k., imperforate from the foot of the sheet, fine with full gum. Photo.
151 | £420
Australia: 1931-36 Watermark Crown C of A 6d. to 10s. mint accumulation incl. 9d. imprint block of four, 2s. block of eight, ''N'' over ''A'' and ''N'' over ''N'' imprint blocks of four, 5s., also c.t.o., 10s., plus ''SPECIMEN'' overprints with 10s. (2), £1 (5) and £2 (2), etc., varied condition, mainly fine. S.G. 132-136, 136s-138s. (27 items)
374 £380
Canada: 1898-1902 Numeral Issue: 1/2c. to 20c. set of ten plate proofs in issued colours on India paper, affixed on card (except 7c.), a few small wrinkles or surface imperfections, mainly fine. Photo.
606 £140
Falkland Islands: 1952 Pictorials, 1953 Second printing £1 intense black, unmounted mint block of four from the right of the sheet, imperf. through margin, slight bend affects one, otherwise fine. See Upland Goose Vol. XIII, No. 3, Mar. 1996, p. 89). SH 115b, S.G. 185 var. Photo.
919 £140
Ireland: 1922 (Feb.-July) overprinted by Dollard 5s. on so-called 'ribbed' paper, a fine unmounted mint example. S.G. 19 var. Photo.
1217 | £220
Russia: A mainly used selection in two stockbooks and loose in packets, incl. 1858 imperforate 10k., range of later issues to 1964, sets and part sets, miniature sheets, etc. (100s)
152 £750
Australia: 1931-36 Watermark Crown C of A £2 black and rose mint, centred to left otherwise fine. S.G. 138, cat. £4,250. Photo.
376 £500
Canada: 1898-1902 Numeral Issue: 1c. to 10c., set of seven listed imperforate pairs without gum (except 6c. gummed to cover a small area of thinning), also 7c. (without gum as issued), mainly fine. (8 pairs) Photo.
607 | £80
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 Birds 1/2d. to £1 used on separate locally addressed envelopes with Feb. 10 first day cancellations, a few toned perfs. otherwise fine. (15 covers)
920 £280
Ireland: 1922 (Feb.-July) overprinted by Dollard 10s. dull grey-blue plate 1/3 Left (state 1) [R1/1] major re-entry, an exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint corner marginal example (hinge marks in margins). Hibernian T14a. S.G. 21 var. Photo.
1218 | £110
Russia: Covers: 1889 to 1916, five postcards from Latvia or Estonia, addressed to Argentina, France (with boxed ''Found in Box'' cachet), South Africa, Turkey, New Zealand and Samoa, also Cape of Good Hope 1/2d. stationery card, uprated by 1/2d., to Moscow.
153 £100
Australia: 1932 1s. Lyrebird printer's sample, a defaced reproduction in brown-red, perf. 13 on gummed unwatermarked white wove paper, with the inscriptions ''AUSTRALIA'' and ''ONE SHILLING'' barred through, printed in recess by the government Stamp Printing Works in Paris, fine with large selvedge at top (folded through perfs.), most unusual. A.C.S.C. 145PP(1)A. Photo.
377 £130
Canada: 1898-1902 Numeral 2c. rose-carmine, Die Ia, imperf. horizontal pair, mint, fine. S.G. 155a, cat. £475, Sc. 77c. Photo.
610 | £80
Falkland Islands: 1960-68 Birds, De La Rue 1/2d. black and green, Watermark sideways, 1966 printing, Pl. 2-1, two complete sheets of sixty, one with sheet no. ''297'' and pencil ''10'', the other unnumbered and with anti-crack propagation holes below [R. 12/2], showing ''H'' flaw [R. 2/2] shoulder flaw [R. 8/4], substituted cliché [R. 12/4] and weak entry [R. 12/5], 1968 'Emergency' printing Pl. 1-1 and new Pl. 1-2, two complete sheets, the former with late state of crack extending through lower margin and ''H'' flaw, unmounted mint, mainly fine. (4 sheets). SH 123c, v1-4, cat. S.G. 227, a, b.
921 £400
Ireland: 1922 (Oct.-Dec.) Thom shiny blue-black overprint 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., used, good to fine. Brandon certificate (2003). S.G. 44-46, cat. £1,900. Photo.
1220 | £250
Russia: Ukraine: A collection in three stockbooks, incl. a good range of Trident overprints, many with expert marks on gum, a few locals, etc. (few 100s)
154 £650
Australia: 1932 Bridge 2d. to 5s. Recess set used on illustrated cover registered airmail to Perth with Harbour Bridge 1932 (Mar. 19) day of opening c.d.s's. Photo.
378 £2500
Canada: 1898-1902 Numeral Issue: 20c. olive green unused imperforate pair, without gun as issued, the usual very light horizontal bend, trivial surface mark at base of right-hand stamp, otherwise fine and very rare. Unitrade 84a. Photo.
614 | £150
Falkland Islands: 1960-68 Birds, Waterlow complete sheets of sixty, selection of 10 sheets comprising 1/2d. with sheet no. ''0235'', 1d. ''2632'', 2d. unnumbered, 21/2d. (4), one unnumbered, the others ''053'' (with ms. ''9''), ''337'' or ''552'', 3d. (with ms. ''10''), 4d. ''043'' and 51/2d. ''048'', unmounted mint, a few minor creases or bends but mainly fine. SH 123a-129, cat. £1,368+.
924 £750
Ireland: 1922-23 'Saorstat' overprint, 2s.6d. plate 3/5 Right (state 2) in a complete unmounted mint sheet, showing re-entries [R. 8/1, 8/2], missing accent [R. 8/2], fine and rare. Ex Bute and Williams. Photo.
1221 £600
Saint Helena: 1898 (Apr. 25) registered envelope to England, bearing 1884-94 4d. and 6d. tied cork cancellations, London transit alongside and Hull arrival on reverse. Photo.
155 £150
Australia: 1937-49 10s. dull purple and £1 bluish slate, both overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with lightly toned gum. S.G. 177s, 178s, cat. £835. Photo.
380 £620
Canada: 1903-1912 1c. Perkins Bacon die proof in black on India paper, with small margins, affixed to card (77 x 115mm), with decorative manuscript inscription ''Proof of Original Die/Engraved by the Firm/FOR CANADA/Jan. 1903'' with oval company handstamp in violet on reverse, fine and unusual. Photo.
615 | £60
Falkland Islands: 1968-70 Flowers, selection to £1 (both) unmounted mint and used with some additional multiples, 5s. 'extra bud' used, 1971 1p. on 11/2d. albino surcharge unmounted mint, etc., mainly fine. (81)
925 £200
Ireland: 1922-23 'Saorstat' overprint, 2s.6d. three shades, 5s. (2) and 10s., good to fine used. S.G. 64-66. Photo.
1222 £180
Saint Helena: 1900 envelope, registered to Germany bearing 1884-94 ½d., 1d., 2d., 2½d., 3d., 4d., 6d. and 1890-97 1½d., tied by ovals of bars with oval registration cachet. Photo.
156 | £350
Australia: A mainly unmounted K.G.V to K.G.VI selection, incl. 1913-14 1d. blocks of six (2), 1932 1s. Lyrebird horizontal pair, 1948-56 £2 with roller flaw, small study of the K.G.VI 3d. blue with 1937-49 'white wattles' from first printing, die 1a (3), etc., mainly fine. (70)
381 £450
Canada: 1903-1912 1c. Perkins Bacon die proof in dark grey on thick wove paper (61 x 65mm), small stain at right otherwise fine. Photo.
619 | £920
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. collection on leaves, incl. red and black Franks on pieces, 1878-79 1d. unused (2), used, 4d. used, 6d. (4), 1s. (4), mint, 1885-1902 mint and used to 1s., with a good range of shades, watermark varieties incl. 1s. watermark reversed mint, 1898 2s.6d, and 5s. mint, etc., cancellation interest incl. 'corks', varied condition. (216)
926 £320
Ireland: 1922-23 'Saorstat' overprint, 2s.6d. plate 3/5 Left (state 2), in an unmounted mint block of four from the top left corner of the sheet, showing spectacular major re-entry at [R. 1/2], minor re-entry at [R. 2/2], rare. B.P.A. certificate (1960). Hibernian T59, a. Photo.
1223 | £180
Saint Helena: Anglo-Boer War: 1900 (Nov. 30) envelope to the Cape with type 1 censor mark initialled ''EW'', franked by 1884-94 1d., 1901 (Apr. 23) envelope to London with type 1 censor mark initialled ''FWA'', franked by 1884-94 2d., 1901 (Apr. 27) cover to Switzerland and readdressed to London, franked by 1884-94 1d., 21/2d. and 1890-97 2d. (2) also Swiss postage dues 50c., 20c., 5c., blurred ''DEAD WOOD CAMP'' on the reverse, 1901 (Sept. 28) cover to London with type 2 censor mark initialled ''PR'', franked by 1890-97 1d., also 1901 (July 31) front only to London, readdressed to Holland, with type 1 censor cachet initialled ''EW'', poor to fair. (5 items)
158 | £600
Australia: Officials: A mainly mint selection incl. 1913 large puncture values to 4d., 6d. (unused), 9d., 1s., small punctures incl. 1914 3d. (2), 6d., 1s., 1915-28 values to 5s., K.G.V Heads incl. 1914-21 4d., 1918-23 1s.4d., a few overprinted ''O S'' incl. 1931 2d., 1932-33 1s. Lyrebird (3), etc., varied condition. (40)
382 £450
Canada: 1903-1912 1c. Perkins Bacon die proof in brown on thick wove paper (51 x 71mm), right edge cut a little ragged, otherwise fine. Photo.
620 | £550
Falkland Islands: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a Lighthouse album, incl. 1878-79 6d. and 1s., 1891-1902 to 1s. (2), 1898 2s.6d., 5s., 1904-12 to 5s., 1912-20 to 10s., 1921-28 set, 1938-50 to £1 with extra 5s., 1952 set, 1960-66 Birds set, good range of later issues to 1994, Dependencies with 1954-62 set, South Georgia 1963-69 set, etc., varied condition. (100s)
927 £350
Ireland: 1922-23 'Saorstat' overprint, 2s.6d. plate 3/5 Left (state 1) in an unmounted mint block of eight from the top of the sheet, frame flaws at [R. 1/1, 1/2. 2/1], and minor re-entry in the value tablet [R. 2/4], also showing weak frame line above ''AL'' in ''HALF'', a few split perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 64, vars. Photo.
1224 £320
Saint Helena: 1901 (Aug. 26) cover (with Wiltshire Regiment imprint on flap), registered to ''H.M.S. Juno, Jamestown'' readdressed to Gibraltar, franked by 1884-94 ½d. (2), 2d. and 3d. tied by barred ovals with St. Helena c.d.s. below, circular framed ''R'', oval registration cachet and London transit. Photo.
159 £110
Australia: Airmails: 1931 (June 6) envelope from Lord Howe Island to Waverly, bearing Kingsford Smith 6d. violet, with ''CARRIED BY AIR/FIRST FLIGHT/(ms.) ''Lord Howe Island'' TO/AUSTRALIA/(ms.) ''Francis Chichester'' PILOT'', numbered ''32'' below. Photo.
383 £500
Canada: 1903-1912 1c. Perkins Bacon die proof in red on thick wove paper (53 x 71mm), fine. Photo.
621 | £350
Falkland Islands: A K.E.VII to K.G.VI collection on leaves, incl. 1912-20 to 5s. red mint, 1921-28 set mint with extra shades, 1929-37 Whale and Penguin to 10s. mint, 5s. used on piece, 1933 Centenary to 1s. mint, 1948 Silver Wedding £1 unmounted mint, 1952 set mint, etc. (148)
928 £2300
Ireland: 1922-23 'Saorstat' overprint, 2s.6d. plate 3/5 Left (state 2) in a complete sheet, showing the spectacular major re-entry [R. 1/2], distinctive ones and [R. 8/1, 8/2]. minor re-entries at [R. 2/2, 2/3, 2/4, 3/1, 5/1, 5/2, 5/3, 6/3, 6/4, 7/3, 8/3, 8/4 and 9/3], missing accent [R. 3/2 and 8/2], reversed accent [R. 7/4]. Also [R. 9/2] ''Saorstat'' is 151/4 mm wide resulting in ''S'' over ''E'', and [R. 10/4] the accent over ''a'' is flattened. Some perf. reinforcing and slight faults but probably the only intact sheet remaining showing all these varieties together. An important rarity. Ex Bute, Field and Marcus. Hibernian T59, a, c, d. Photo.
1226 £140
Saint Helena: 1903 1/2d. to 2s. set, used on 1909 (June 18) envelope, registered to Germany. S.G. 55-60. Photo.
160 £80
Australia: Airmails: 1935 (July 18) 3rd. Mackay Aerial Survey Expedition cover, Oodnadatta-Sydney, bearing special cachet and signed by six expedition members, scarce only 50 flown. Photo.
384 £550
Canada: 1903-1912 5c. die proof in blue on paper affixed to card (62 x 74mm), with die number ""F-168"" and ""AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA"" imprint below impression, a few small surface marks, otherwise fine. Photo.
622 | £400
Falkland Islands: A mainly unmounted mint Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1960-66 Birds set, 1989-90 Ships set, virtually complete to 2009, later new issues in packets to 2016, gutter pairs, etc. (100s)
933 £375
Ireland: 1922-23 'Saorstat' overprint, 10s. used horizontal pair, one showing ''Sacrstat'' error [R. 5/4, plate 2/7], fine. Hibernian T61, jf. Photo.
1227 £550
Saint Helena: 1922-37 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 2d., 3d. (torn flag), 5d. (cleft rock), 6d. and 1s. used on three 'Wilson' covers registered to England. Photo.
161 £80
Australia: Airmails: 1936 (Feb. 24) Royal Silver Jubilee Rocket Mail, flown cover with red vignette with two cachets, enclosed flimsy ''Telegraph'' facsimile, fine. Photo.
385 £850
Canada: 1903-1912 20c. die proof in olive-green on paper affixed to card (62 x 60mm), with die number ""F-178"" and ""AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA"" imprint below impression, small surface mark, otherwise fine. Photo.
623 | £480
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated selection in two stockbooks, incl. Q.V. shades to 9d. (3), K.E.VII to 1s., 1929-37 Whale and Penguin to 2s.6d. mint (2), 1933 Centenary to 1s. mint (4), 1935 Silver Jubilee sets mint (9), also Dependencies, B.A.T., etc. (100s)
934 £190
Ireland: 1922-23 'Saorstat' overprint, 10s. plate 1/3 Left (state 1) showing major Nissen re-entry [R. 1/1], fine used. MacDonnell certificate (2009). Hibernian T61a. Photo.
1229 £80
Saint Helena: 1934 Centenary 2s.6d. used with neat c.d.s. on 1934 (Aug. 13) registered envelope to England. Photo.
162 £100
Australia: B.C.O.F. 1946-48 Overprints: 1/2d. to 5s. set, used on 1948 (Oct. 15) envelope to Sydney, also similar envelope bearing 1/2d., 1d. and 3d., all tied by ''AUST ARMY P O/214'' c.d.s's. S.G. J1-J7. Photo.
386 £1150
Canada: 1903-1912 1c., 2c. (Type II), 5c., 7c., 10c., imperforate pairs, the 2c. with gum, others without gum as issued. A fine and scarce set. Photo.
624 | £380
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in two small stockbooks, incl. 1921-28 1/2d. used on piece with complete oval ''H.M.C.S. AFTERGLOW/1 JUL 1924/POSTED ON BOARD'', 1938-50 5s. mint (3), used (3), 10s. mint and used, £1 mint (3), Dependencies 1954-62 set mint, etc. (251)
935 £180
Ireland: 1925-28 narrow date 2s.6d. to 10s. set, fine used on separate pieces. S.G. 83-85, cat. £550. Photo.
1231 | £140
Saint Helena: An unmounted K.E.VII to K.G.V selection, incl. 1922-37 3d. corner block of four showing 'broken mainmast', 7s.6d. single (also another example used), etc., mainly fine. (20)
164 £230
Austria: 1936 Dollfuss 10s., fine unmounted mint. S.G. 793, cat. £950. Photo.
387 £1500
Canada: 1903-1912 2c. carmine imperforate gutter strips of four from plates 31, 32 and 43, with red and black ink lines across the impressions, heavy folds through gutters as usual, some creases and splits, all with original gum, very rare. Photo.
627 | £110
Falkland Islands: A chiefly K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in one Lighthouse album and loose on leaves etc. incl. 1938-50 values to 2s.6d. mint, 5s. used, Dependencies, B.A.T. and other Antarctica, mainly mint, mostly fine.
936 £160
Ireland: 1925-28 narrow date 2s.6d. used on 1926 (Apr. 19) envelope registered to Birmingham, tied by neat ''/DUBLIN/19 AP/26'' c.d.s. S.G. 83. Photo.
1232 £800
Saint Kitts-Nevis: 1923 Tercentenary 1/2d. to £1 set apparently used, the 2s.6d. and 5s. with fake cancellations otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 48-60, cat. £2,250. Photo.
165 £420
Austria: 1946 Renner sheets, set of four, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
388 £190
Canada: 1903-1912 2c. carmine Type I imperforate upper right corner pair, without gum (as issued), corner crease at upper right, otherwise fine with good colour. Unitrade 90c. Photo.
628 | £80
Falkland Islands: Various in a stockbook, small box and loose, with mint ranges and multiples incl. 1968 Flowers values to £1 (4), 1972 Flowers to 25p. (8) unmounted mint, duplicated used, some covers, South Georgia, ''Falkland Islands and Dependencies: Report for the years 1962 and 1963'' Colonial Office report, etc.
937 £300
Ireland: 1925-28 narrow date 2s.6d. in an unmounted mint half sheet, showing re-entries at [R. 1/1, 1/3, 2/3, 4/3], pin-hole accent at [R. 1/1, 2/1], and joined ''92'' at [R. 1/4, 2/4], fine and rare. Photo.
1233 £110
Saint Lucia: 1936 Pictorial 1/2d to 10s. set used on 1936 (Mar. 1) plain first day envelope. S.G. 113-124. Photo.
166 | £1050
Austria: A mint and used collection in four Davo albums, incl. 1850-54 1k. (2) and 2k. (2) used, 1858-59 2k. yellow and 3k. black type II used, 1899-1902 to 4k. mint, 1905-06 set mint, 1908-13 Accession set mint, 1910 Birthday set mint, later mint with 1925-30 Air set, 1929-31 Views set, 1930 Rotary set, 1931 Writer set, 1932 Views set, 1932 Painters set, 1933 Ski set, 1933 WIPA 50g. + 50g. (2) on ordinary and granite paper, 1933 Relief set, 1945 Graz issue to 5Rm., etc. (many 100s)
389 £1050
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary 1/2c., 5c., 7c., 10c., 20c. die proofs in issued colours on India paper on die sunk card (92 x 82mm to 155 x 110mm) with die number and ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, fine and rare. Photo.
629 £400
Falkland Islands: Revenues: Old Age Pension: 1973 (ca.) £1.30 on 60p. on 12s. yellow, unmounted mint horizontal pair with some soiling, two bent corner perfs. and slight perf. separation. Previously completely unrecorded and believed unique, no other examples being known. It is assumed that this second provisional surcharging of the 1968 12s. yellow (Heijtz type g) was authorised as an interim measure ahead of the issue of the 1974 £1.30 yellow (type i). Photo.
938 £240
Ireland: 1925-28 narrow date 2s.6d. plate -/1 Left (state 3) unmounted mint lower three rows, showing re-entry at [R. 10/1], frame breaks on the left side at [R. 9/2, 10/2, 10/4], fine. S.G. 83, Hibernian T66. Photo.
1234 £120
Saint Lucia: 1936 Pictorial 1/2d. to 10s. set used on 1936 (Aug. 8) local Castries cover. S.G. 113-124. Photo. S.G. 113-124. Photo.
167 £130
Bahamas: 1898 (Oct. 18) ''Seeman Brothers'' advertising envelope to New York, franked by 1884-90 21/2d. tied by ''27'' in bars, attractive. Photo.
390 £980
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary 1/2c. to 20c. set of stamp sized die proofs in issued colours on India paper on card, odd trivial imperfection. A scarce set. Photo.
630 £80
Falkland Islands: Postal Stationery: 1884-91 11/2d. card unused, 1893-1902 1d. card used 1910 (Sept.) to Wolverhampton, fault at top but scarce commercial usage, 1d.+1d. reply card, the outward half used 1907 (July) to Gateshead with Liverpool transit c.d.s., 1899 1d. envelope locally used in 1901. (4 items)
939 £190
Ireland: 1925-28 narrow date 2s.6d. plate 2/4 Right (state 1), in an unmounted mint block of six from the top right corner of the sheet, showing the Nissen major re-entry at [R. 1/3], minor re-entries at [R. 1/4, 2/3, 2/4 and 3/4], fine. MacDonnell certificate (2012). Hibernian T66, a, vars. Photo.
1235 | £110
Saint Lucia: 1936 Pictorial 1/2d. to 10s. set, used on three 1936 or 1937 envelopes. S.G. 113-124. Photo.
168 £90
Bahamas: 1902-10 1d., 4d., 6d., 1s., 5s., 1906-11 1/2d. and 21/2d., used on 1912 (Feb. 10) cover, registered to Monte Carlo. Photo.
391 £150
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary 2c. die proof in carmine on India paper, trimmed to stamp size on three sides with die number ''F-194'' and ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, imperfection in upper right corner, otherwise a good example. Photo.
633 £480
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1d. red-brown, cancelled by the rare P.O. Mail Bag Seal (Heijtz PSO.1), fine. Photo.
940 £200
Ireland: 1925-28 narrow date 2s.6d. plate 2/4 Left (state 1), unmounted mint block of four from the top right corner of the sheet, showing major re-entry at [R. 1/4], distinctive re-entries at [R. 1/3 and 2/3], fine. S.G. 83, Hibernian T66, vars. Photo.
1236 | £110
Saint Lucia: A small Q.V. to K.G.VI selection incl. 1882-84 6d. marginal mint block of four, 1936 5s. and 10s. mint and used, etc., mainly fine. (23)
170 £200
Bahamas: 1921-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1/2d. to £1 set with 1931-46 2s., 3s. and 1935 8d., used on 1936 envelope, registered from Nassau to Canada, fine. Ex Bateson. S.G. 115-125, 131, 132, 145. Photo.
393 £350
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary 15c. large die proof in brown-orange (issued colour) on India paper on die sunk card (230 x 152mm), with die number ''F-196'' and ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, a couple of bends at far left, fine. Photo.
634 £520
Falkland Islands: 1895 (Mar. 5) 'Zissler' cover registered to London bearing 1/2d., 1d., 21/2d., 4d., 6d. and 1s. (1878) cancelled steel barred ovals with ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' marking, type F.1 despatch c.d.s., the 6d. and additionally tied by Apr. 13 hooded arrival in red, colourful. Photo.
944 £270
Ireland: 1925-28 Composite setting, wide and narrow date: 2s.6d. plate 6/8 Right, in an unmounted mint lower two rows, comprising two se-tenant pairs, fine and fresh. S.G. 83, a, Hibernian T69, h. Photo.
1237 £190
Saint Lucia: Postal Fiscals: 1882 Perf. 12 3d. (2), 1s., 1884-85 1d. dull mauve (3), used on 1886 (Aug. 26) cover, registered to France, tied by ''ST. LUCIA'' c.d.s's. Photo.
171 £150
Bahamas: 1936 (Mar. 6) 2d. registered postal stationery envelope to the Isle of Wight, uprated with a lower marginal 5s. tied neat Nassau c.d.s., self addressed to G. J. Sibbering, with New York and Miami transits on reverse. Photo.
394 £230
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary 20c. large die proof in dull brown (issued colour) on India paper on die sunk card (228 x 152mm), with die number ''F-198'' and ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, a few small bends at top far from impression, light corner damage, otherwise very fine. Photo.
635 £450
Falkland Islands: 1895 (June 25) early O.H.M.S. envelope registered to New York franked 1d. pair (one with small fault at foot), 4d., tied by F.1 c.d.s's with ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' marking alongside, London Aug. 30 transit below, New York Sept. 7 double oval on reverse, slight stains. Photo.
949 £420
Ireland: 1925-28 Composite setting, wide and narrow date: 5s. in an unmounted mint block of six from the lower left corner of the sheet (hinge mark in margin), wide dates at [R. 8/1 and 8/2], fine and scarce multiple. S.G. 84, a, Hibernian T70, v. Photo.
1241 £300
Saint Vincent: 1889 to 1902 a selection of Q.V. covers, incl. 1899 (Jan 19) cover, registered to England, franked by 1897 5d. sepia, 1899 (Jan. 18) cover, registered to U.S.A., franked by 1885-93 1d. and 1890-93 21/2d. on 1d., 1902 (Apr. 11) cover, registered to London, franked by 1899 3d. and 6d. marginal pair, etc. (12 items)
172 £350
Bahamas: 1938-52 5s. lilac and blue vertical strip of three (top stamp has corner fault), used on 1941 (Apr. 10) ''T. Allen'' cover, registered to England, with 1d., 1931-46 3s. and 1938 6d., all with ''NASSAU'' c.d.s's. Photo.
395 £1000
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary 1/2c. to 20c. set in mint blocks of four, some slight perf. separation on the 1/2c. and 15c. blocks, 7c. with a few 'dents' on upper left unit, otherwise a very fine set with large part original gum. Photo.
636 £650
Falkland Islands: 1896 (May 6) O.H.M.S. envelope unusually addressed to Australia franked by 1895 1s. grey-brown, corner marginal, tied by F.2. c.d.s., showing ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' marking, June 20 hooded London Paid transit in red, and July 29 arrival backstamp, a little creased and soiled. Photo.
954 £950
Ireland: 1925-28 Narrow Date: 10s. dull grey-blue, unmounted mint vertical pair from the right of the sheet, lower stamp variety overprint double, one inverted, minor trace of toning, otherwise fine and rare. This is the only known Seahorse double overprint, one of which is inverted. Ex Parker. MacDonnell certificate (2017), states, ''Position 16 [R. 4/4] from the single sheet found.'' Hibernian T68d. Photo.
1243 £110
Saint Vincent: 1921-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA £1 used on cover, locally registered in Kingstown, fine. S.G. 141. Photo.
176 £90
Barbados: 1906 Nelson 1/4d. to 1s. set, fine used on 1906 envelope, registered to Germany. S.G. 145-151. Photo.
396 £150
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary 1/2c. to 20c. set with additional 5c., 20c. major re-entry, mint, and 10c. imitation plate proof on card, mainly good to fine. (11) S.G. 188-95, Sc. 96-103, i. Photo.
637 £150
Falkland Islands: 1896 (Dec.) O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to U.S.A., franked by 21/2d. bright ultramarine tied by F.1 c.d.s. (date unclear) with New York Jan. 30 machine transit and same day Portland, Maine arrival c.d.s. on reverse. Carried on the ''Osiris'', departing Stanley on Dec. 12. Photo.
955 £1050
Ireland: 1925-28 Narrow Date: 10s. dull grey-blue, variety overprint double, one inverted, unmounted mint, minor gum bends, otherwise fine and rare. This is the only known Seahorse double overprint, one of which is inverted. Ex Parker. MacDonnell certificate (2012), states, ''Position 6 [R. 2/2] from the single sheet found.'' Hibernian T68d. Photo.
1246 £80
San Marino: 1931 Air 50c. to 10l. set, fine used. S.G. 164-73, cat. £550. Photo.
177 £150
Barbados: 1912-16 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s. and 3s. used on separate 1913 envelopes, both registered to Prague, fine. S.G. 179, 180. Photo.
397 £160
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary, selection of mint multiples with varieties comprising 1/2c. upper marginal block of ten (2 x 5) incl. re-entry [pos. 44], blocks of four of 1c. (showing re-entry in ''1908''), 2c. (with dot in ''P'' of ''POSTAGE''), 5c. (with minor flaws) and 7c. (each with dot in ''P'' of ''POSTAGE''), chiefly fine with several unmounted. S.G. 188-92, vars. Photo.
638 £230
Falkland Islands: Cancellations, A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. SC.5 ''H.M.C.S. AFTERGLOW/POSTED ON BOARD'' oval on K.G.V 1d. (2 on piece), Deception Island B.1 oval on 1904-12 6d., New Island N.2 1915 part strike on 1d., Fox Bay WF.2 part strikes on on 1891-1902 1/2d., 1d. (13, incl. a pair), and S. Georgia SG.1 on 1904-12 2d. on piece fair to fine. (19 items) Photo.
956 £500
Ireland: 1925-28 Composite setting, 10s. plate 3/8 Left or Right, Wide and Narrow date in an unmounted mint horizontal pair from the right of the sheet, fine and rare. MacDonnell certificate (2011). S.G. 85a, cat. £1,200+.
1247 £60
San Marino: 1932 Garibaldi 10c. to 5l. set, mint, mainly fine. S.G. 183-90, cat. £600. Photo.
178 | £60
Barbados: 1947 1d. on 2d. carmine perf. 131/2 x 13, two complete sheets (folded) of 120, each showing [R. 11/9] extra frameline, [R. 2/8] broken ''N''s, [R. 6/2] short ''Y'', and [R. 7/4] and [R. 11/4] broken ''E'' varieties, some toning. S.G. 264e, ea, eb, ec, ed.
398 £1650
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary 1/2c. to 20c. set of imperforate pairs, without gum as issued, all but two of which are marginal, the odd wrinkle, a fine set. Photo.
639 | £620
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of covers and cards, incl. 1927 cover, registered to New Zealand, franked by 1921-28 2d. and 3s., 1952 (June 7) cover franked by 1952 set, range of f.d.c's to 2016, registered mail, etc. (few 100s)
957 £1000
Ireland: 1925-28 Composite setting, 10s. plate 3/8 Left or Right, Wide and Narrow date in a superb used horizontal pair, spectacular and rare. MacDonnell certificate (2016). S.G. 85a, cat. £2,000, Hibernian T71h. Photo.
1252 | £840
Saudi Arabia: An unmounted mint selection in blocks, incl. 1964-72 Gas Oil Plant 11p. to 33p. (20p), Wadi Halfa Dam 11p. to 33p. (20, less 20p.) Boeing 11p. to 33p. (20, less 15p. and 20p.), but with the rare 23p. ochre and bronze-green, mainly good to fine. (few 100s)
181 £200
Bechuanaland: Postal Stationery: 1899 (Aug. 13) 2d. registered envelope (size G), used to U.S.A., additionally franked by 1897-1902 2d. (2) and 4d., tied by ''MOCHUDI'' c.d.s's. Photo.
400 £400
Canada: 1908 Quebec Tercentenary, selection of covers (incl. advertising), postcards etc., most sent in 1908 variously addressed bearing values to 10c., with a range of frankings incl. 1c. drop letter and unsealed rate; 2c. on cover to U.K. readdressed to Paris bearing G.B. 1/2d., 1d. pair; 1c. stationery card registered to Scotland uprated by 7c.; 1c., 2c. and 5c. together on cover registered from Ottawa to Toronto; 10c. uprating 1c. stationery envelope registered from Sault Ste. Marie to Switzerland, etc., fair to fine. (25 items)
640 £230
Falkland Islands: 1900 (June 25) 1d. postal stationery envelope registered to Austria (address part restated) with added 1s. cancelled by fine F.4A c.d.s's, this the first known date of use, with ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' marking at left, Vienna arrival on reverse. Ex Moir. Photo.
958 £1600
Ireland: 1927-28 Wide Date 2s.6d., The Commander Graham Circumflex Accent Study well written-up on leaves, comprising first state (1) two blocks of four from the lower left corner of the sheet and marginal pair, first state (2) two blocks of four from the lower left corner of the sheet and marginal pair, first state (3 to 6) two blocks of four of each from the lower left corner of the sheet, second state (1) block of six from the lower left corner of the sheet one with flat tail to ''9'', marginal pair, second state (2) blocks of six and four from the lower left corner of the sheet, one showing flat tail to ''9'', second state (3) block of four and pair (one with accent missing but albino impression remains), block of six from the lower left corner of the sheet, one showing flat accent at [R. 9/2], a unique and remarkable study. Photo.
1253 | £220
Saudi Arabia: A selection of covers from 1938 to 1970, incl. range of frankings, registered mail, also Aerogrammes unused and used, etc. (139 items)
182 £2700
Bechuanaland: Revenues: Tati Concessions 1896 1s. to £5 set of six in mint blocks of four, a few bends or tones nevertheless attractive and rare. (24) Photo.
401 £1500
Canada: 1911-22 1c. large die proof in green on India paper on die sunk card (130 x 180mm), with ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, fine. Photo.
641 | £100
Falkland Islands: Incoming Mail, 1905, 1906, five incoming picture postcards addressed to members of the Hurst family in Port Stanley, sent from Argentina (2) or Great Britain (2), each with arrival c.d.s., the other a Cape Verde card bearing G.B. 1d. cancelled by straight line ''PAQUEBOT'' with Lisbon c.d.s. alongside.
960 £110
Ireland: 1927-28 Wide Date 2s.6d. (3 shades), 5s. on piece and 10s., good to fine used. S.G. 86-88.
1257 £90
Seychelles: 1890-92 Die II set, 1893 15c. on 16c., 1893 3c., 12c. and 15c., used on 1901 (May 22) cover, registered to England, all tied by ''SEYCHELLES'' c.d.s's, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
183 | £260
Belgium: 2005 to 2007 a mint accumulation, incl. 2005 Judo miniature sheets (30), duplicated self-adhesive booklets with 2000 Tulip (16), 2000 Pansies (16), 2005 Wedding (30), 2006 Belgicas (9), 2006 Flower (8), 2007 Zeebrugge (9), 2007 Typewriter (17) 2007 Fruit (17), 2007 Christmas (17), 2007 Greetings (3 types, 17), 2007 Tulips (17), etc. (100s)
402 £820
Canada: 1911-22 7c. die proof in pale olive-brown on India paper on die sunk card (75 x 90mm), with ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, fine. Photo.
642 £260
Falkland Islands: 1905 (Nov. 7) 1d. carmine stationery envelope (1899) registered to U.S.A., with added 1891-1902 9d. salmon, cancelled F.4B with ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' marking and blue pencil ''12'' below, New York transit and Newark Dec. 18 arrival on reverse. Photo.
961 | £75
Ireland: 1927-28 Wide Date 2s.6d. used on part 1930 (Mar. 30) parcel wrapper from College Green, Dublin to Germany, additionally franked by 1922-34 9d. and 1s. tied by large boxed cancellation, Irish Parcel Post label, German Customs labels for RM 14.20, scarce commercial usage.
1260 £900
Seychelles: 1903 1r.50 showing variety 'dented frame', fine used on 1908 (May 7) 'Kinze' registered envelope to Germany. S.G. 55a. Photo.
185 | £320
Bermuda: A mint selection comprising 1918-22 2s. purple and blue on blue showing HPF 24 broken crown and scroll, 4s. black and carmine showing early state of HPF 45 break in lines below left scroll, 1924-32 2s. purple and bright blue on pale blue and 2s. purple and blue on grey-blue both showing HPF 24 broken crown and scroll, 2s.6d. black and carmine on pale blue showing early state of HPF 45 break in lines below left scroll, 10s. green and red on deep emerald showing HPF 12 break in scroll (regummed), 1938-53 perf. 14 2s. deep purple and ultramarine on grey-blue and 2s. deep reddish purple and ultramarine on grey-blue, 10s. green and deep lake on pale emerald and 10s. bluish green and deep red on green, mixed condition. (10)
403 £620
Canada: 1911-22 10c. die proof in brownish purple on India paper on die sunk card (105 x 154mm), with ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, small surface mark away from impression at lower right, otherwise fine. Photo.
644 | £200
Falkland Islands: Small selection comprising 1917 1d. stationery envelope to London (addressed to George Cutress whilst still a member of the R.F.C.) with Navy League patriotic label on reverse, 1928 (Sept. 2) registered f.d.c. to Buenos Aires bearing Whale & Penguin ½d. to 2½d., 1931 (Jan. 22) to London with Whale & Penguin values to 1s.and 1933 photographic postcard showing procession (Heyburn AR-17-ar). (4)
963 £400
Ireland: 1925-28 Composite settings-Wide Date: 2s.6d. showing flat accent [R. 9/2], fine used on 1932 (Apr.) 3rd South American Flight Zeppelin postcard to Rio de Janeiro, additionally franked 1922-34 1s., with two Zeppelin cachets, unique. MacDonnell certificate (2008). S.G. 86c, Hibernian T72c. Photo.
1262 £200
Seychelles: 1921-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 5r. yellow-green and blue, fine used on 1936 (Apr. 24) cover, registered to England, tied by ''VICTORIA/SEYCHELLES'' c.d.s. S.G. 123. Photo.
186 £200
Bermuda: 1918-22 MCA 2s.6d. black and red on blue from the top of the sheet, fine used on 1920 (Mar. 23) envelope, neatly tied by Hamilton c.d.s. S.G. 52. Photo.
404 £1200
Canada: 1911-22 20c. large die proof in olive-green on India paper on die sunk card (150 x 229mm), ''F-217'' and ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, with peripheral pierced holes, very fine. Photo.
645 £150
Falkland Islands: 1919 (Sept.) stampless O.H.M.S. envelope to Derbyshire showing scarce usage of ''POST OFFICE/(crown)/FALKLAND ISLANDS'' PSO.5 as despatch marking with Newhall, Derbyshire Oct. 27 arrival backstamp. Sent during the War Stamp period. Photo.
965 £230
Ireland: 1925-28 Composite settings-Wide Date: 5s. rose-red, a used block of four, one showing flat tailed ''9'' [R. 8/1], fine. Ex Foley. S.G. 87. Photo.
1263 £95
Seychelles: 1938-49 20c. brown-ochre on ordinary paper, with 'handkerchief' flaw, fine lightly mounted mint. S.G. 140ba. Photo.
187 £320
Bermuda: 1920 (Mar. 23) local envelope bearing 10s. green and carmine tied Hamilton double circle c.d.s., and 1937 (May 11) registered envelope to France bearing 12s.6d. grey and orange tied single circle Hamilton c.d.s., fine. Photo.
405 £780
Canada: 1911-22 50c. large die proof in grey-black on India paper (55 x 57mm) on die sunk card (230 x 152mm), ''F-219'' and ''AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. OTTAWA'' imprint below, odd corner otherwise fine. Photo.
646 £220
Falkland Islands: Inter-Insular Mail 1922 to 1930, ''(Posted on H.M.C.S.) AFTERGLO(W)'' straight line, a good strike on 1d. orange-vermilion and fair strike on ''WAR STAMP'' 1d., good strike of ''POSTED ON BOARD'' undated double oval in violet tying 1d. vertical pair on piece (upper stamp slightly cut-into at top) to piece. (3 items) SH SC.4, SC.6. Photo.
970 £140
Ireland: 1935 re-engraved 5s. in a used block of four, with ''RAEDH MHUIRBHTHEAN CLIATH/16 IV/36'' cancellations, scarce multiple. S.G. 100. Photo.
1264 £350
Seychelles: 1938-49 30c. blue, in an imperforate block of six on toned wove paper, horizontal crease between rows, otherwise fine. S.G. 142a P. Photo.
188 | £1150
Bermuda: 1938-53 issue, a selection on stockcards, comprising 2s. mint (56), used (61), 2s.6d. mint (48), used (51), 5s. mint (23), used (19), 10s. mint (14), used (5), 12s.6d. mint (19, one perforated specimen), used (6) and £1 mint (17) and used (5), incl. a few multiples and flaws, range of printings, etc., slightly mixed condition but many fine. (100s)
406 £200
Canada: 1911-22 Admirals, 1c. to 50c. set with additional 1c. (4), 2c. (6), 3c., 5c. (4), 7c. (5), 10c., 20c. (2) and 50c. shades, mint, good to fine. (31) S.G. 196-215.
647 £160
Falkland Islands: 1926 (Apr. 22) envelope most unusually registered to the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. bearing 3s. slate-green and 5s. maroon tied by PS.1A. c.d.s's with type 5C registration label, London May 23 transit and June 1 arrival backstamps.
972 £2700
Ireland: 1935 Re-engraved 10s. with variety overprint double, fine used, spectacular and rare as only one sheet believed to exist and of these only three used are known. Dated the same day as the other two known used examples. MacDonnell certificate (2016). S.G. 101b, cat. £6,500, Hibernian T77c. Photo.
1265 | £1500
Sharjah and Dependencies: 1963-66 Air Letters, a remarkable holding of 370 air letters in a folder, with the first (104) and surcharged issues (266), incl. f.d.c. and c.t.o., Specimens, watermark varieties, variety 'letter omitted in watermark' (10, rare), etc. Ex Kasper collection.
192 £260
Bermuda: 1938-53 2s. (2), 2s.6d. (2), 5s., 10s. (2), 12s.6d. and £1, perf. 13, used on philatelic cover, endorsed ''last day of sale 7/11/53''. Photo.
407 | £80
Canada: 1911-22 Admirals, 1c. booklet panes of six, selection of ten incl. vertical and horizontal wove papers, 'squat' printing, etc., mint with some minor gum adhesions and most unmounted. S.G. 197b, 199a, vars.
648 £500
Falkland Islands: 1933 (Jan. 2) long envelope to Plymouth bearing Centenary 1/2d. to 2s.6d. tied by individual first day PS.1A ''B/2 JA/33'' c.d.s. cancellations, vertical fold well clear of adhesives. Photo.
973 | £300
Ireland: A mainly unmounted mint collection from 1922 to 1999 in a stockbook incl. 1937 to 10s., 1940-68 to 10s., later definitive sets, most commemorative sets, miniature sheets, postage dues, etc. Stated to cat £2,500+. (100s)
1267 £160
Sierra Leone: 1923 (Sept. 10) cover to London bearing 2d. adhesive neatly tied by ''FREETOWN BO'' T.P.O. c.d.s., Freetown transit on reverse, scarce. Photo.
194 £130
Bermuda: 1938-53 10s. yellow-green and carmine on green, third printing Sept. 1941 (line perf.), showing HPF 12a, fine used on long 1947 (Jan. 30) envelope, registered to London. S.G. 119b. Photo.
408 £70
Canada: 1911-22 Admirals, 2c. deep rose-red, experimental coil unmounted mint vertical strip of six initialled ''JNS'' (James N. Sissons) in pencil on reverse, fine. Sc. 106xiii.
650 £240
Falkland Islands: 1934 'Cutress' cover to Surrey bearing Great Britain 1d. cancelled on arrival in Chile by Magallanes Aug. 28 c.d.s., showing straight line ''PAQUEBOT'' and ''M.V. LOSADA'', both in violet, the ''Losada'' (photo also included) having called at the Falklands from Aug. 23-25. Photo.
975 | £80
Ireland: An accumulation on leaves and loose, 1922 to 1950s with a few later, much mint incl. 1940s and 1950s commemoratives, many in blocks of four, also two Q.V. revenues, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1269 | £50
Singapore: 1896 (Dec. 29) Cyprus 2pi. registered envelope (size G) used within Singapore, additionally franked by 1892-94 3c. on 32c. and 1892-99 1c, (3), cancelled by Singapore c.d.s's, and with boxed registration cachet, unusual.
200 | £100
Bermuda: U.S. Forces in Bermuda, a collection of mail written up on leaves, incl. covers and cards, Marine Detachment, Naval Air Station, Army A.P.O. 802 (four types with scarce type II in red), A.P.O. 856 (two duplex and five machine types), mainly non-philatelic. (21)
410 £210
Canada: Lathework on Admiral issues, selection showing lathework patterns in selvedge comprising type B on 1c. green block of four, type C on 1c. yellow single and block of four, type D on 2c. green single and corner block of four, 3c. brown, 3c. carmine pair, 7c., and 1c. yellow Bradford, Ont. pre-cancel block of four, mint with some unmounted, odd bend otherwise mainly fine. (9 items)
653 £80
Falkland Islands: 1951 (May 10) 10s. black and light orange, 1938 Printing, tied by ''10 MY/51'' c.d.s. to local registered cover self-addressed by Antarctic meteorologist J.H. Chaplin whilst passing through Stanley, with registration label type 9 at left. Murray Payne certificate (2014), S.G. 162a, SH 92b. Photo.
977 | £600
Israel: A mainly unmounted mint collection in four albums, incl. 1948 Coins set without tabs, 1948 Postage Due sets (2, one with plain tabs), 1948 New Year set with tabs, 1949 New Year set with tabs, 1950 Independence set with tabs, 1950 Air set with tabs, and a good range of later issues to 1987, good range of plate blocks with 1948 Postage Dues set in plate blocks of six, etc. (100s)
1270 £450
Singapore: 1897 (Jan. 14) Cape of Good Hope 1d. stationery uprated by 1d. (2), from Palmerton addressed to Tanglin, Singapore, on reverse has boxed ''TANGLIN'' (Proud type A, slightly different with ''IN'' in small caps). Photo.
205 £260
British Guiana: 1937 'Girl Pat' stamp used on undated envelope to England with ''Returned from ''Girl Pat''/ as Illegal Mail'' handstamp in red, 4c. stamp alongside cancelled by blue and red crayons, cover with faults but adhesives fine, otherwise fine. Ex Czyl. Photo.
412 | £85
Canada: 1912-21 Admiral Coils, selection comprising Perf. 12 x imperf. 1c. (5, incl. strip of four), 2c., 3c., imperf. x perf. 8 1c. (3, one blue-green with join, another cut imperf.), 2c. (3), 3c. (3, one with join), perf. 8 x imperf. 1c., 2c., mint with some unmounted, also perf. 12 x imperf. 1c. (3) used together showing experimental machine tears at top, and mint and used examples showing large holes from Toronto machine, chiefly fine. (23) S.G. 216-224b.
654 | £120
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Selection of Occupation and commemorative items on leaves and loose incl. (Jan. 29) card from South Georgia to Argentina with Joint Declaration datestamps, Argentine 11p. aerogrammes (2) used (Apr. 22) and (Apr. 27), two incoming covers to Argentine servicemen and incoming 1983 cover from Argentina with type b ''9409'' cachet, Falklands stamps (3) with propaganda handstamps, etc. (approx. 35 items)
981 £180
Italian Colonies: Libya: Cyrenaica 1924 Manzoni set, fine unmounted mint. Top value with Diena certificate (2006). S.G. 11-16. Photo.
1271 £140
Somaliland: 1903 (Sept-Nov) 5r., fine used on 1904 (Feb. 23) 'Bickel' envelope, registered to Germany, tied by ''BERBERA'' c.d.s. S.G. 24. Photo.
207 £200
British Honduras: 1904-07 $5 grey-green and black, fine used on 1914 envelope, registered to Germany. S.G. 93. Photo.
414 £110
Canada: 1915-16 War Tax, interesting selection of covers or cards variously addressed in 1915 or 1916 bearing War Tax issues, also Quebec souvenir postcard pack outside cover addressed from Toronto to Kingston, Ont. bearing Admiral 1c. pair and showing straight line ''RETURNED FOR WAR TAX'' in blue and Canadian Railway Co. envelope to London bearing G.B. 1/2d. pair cancelled Quebec P.O. July 15 1916 with violet ''MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS/EXEMPT FROM WAR TAX'' on reverse. (7 items)
655 | £210
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, a selection on leaves incl. Argentine military mail 11p., 13p. and 18p. aerogrammes with soldiers' messages, incoming covers (4, one from UK rejected), commemorative items etc.
983 £90
Italian Colonies: Libya: 1915-24 Parcel Post to 20l., unmounted mint, some with gum toning, otherwise mainly fine. Raybaudi certificate (2007). S.G. P17-29, cat. £650.
1272 £150
Somaliland: 1931 (July 25) envelope to Aden bearing 1921 2a. tied Sheikh c.d.s., with Aden Camp and Berbera backstamps, adhesive with some toning and envelope slightly roughly opened, otherwise fine. Photo.
208 £400
British Honduras: 1910 to 1935 selection of six covers incl. 1910 illustrated advertising cover to U.S.A. franked 5c., 1923 cover to Chicago franked 5c. tied by light ''BELIZE'' c.d.s., with ''PAQUEBOT'' handstamp alongside, 1932 cover to Detroit franked by 10c. (2) tied by large violet double ring ''P.A.A. OFFICE'' datestamp, good to fine. (6)
415 £620
Canada: 1917 Confederation 3c. die proof in deep brown on India paper on die sunk card (151 x 130mm), very fine and rare. Photo.
656 £150
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, (Apr. 6) commercial cover to Hampshire franked at airmail rate by Shipwrecks 13p. cancelled by Fox Bay FB.4 c.d.s. on the day of invasion with enclosed brief personal message. Photo.
984 £800
Italian Colonies: Libya: 1921, perf. 141/2 x 133/4 5c. right marginal block of fifteen, 15c. left marginal block of twenty, and 25l. right marginal block of fifteen, all with inverted centres, unmounted mint with toned gum, the 5c. block with adhesions on reverse and the 25c. block with trimmed perfs. at base, otherwise mainly fine. Each with Vachat certificate (2009). S.G. 24Aa, 26Aa and 27Aa, cat. £6,190+. Photo.
1276 £210
South Africa: 1913-24 1s., 5s. and £1 used on small piece with Johannesberg c.d.s's, fine. S.G. 12, 15, 17, cat. £360. Photo.
210 £140
British Levant: 1899 (Feb. 23) envelope, registered to Cyprus, franked by Turkish Currency 1885-88 40pa. on 21/2d. (2, one with misplaced surcharge), tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/CONSTANTINOPLE'' c.d.s's. Photo.
417 £210
Canada: 1917 Anniversary of Confederation 3c., selection incl. imperf. plate proof vertical pair, strip of three supplied as specimen, tied to piece by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE/MADAGASCAR'' red handstamps, mint block of four and imprint/pl. A4 block of ten, single franking Tourigny & Marois of Quebec advertising envelope to Ottawa. (21 + 1 cover) S.G. 244-45. Photo.
657 £150
Falkland Islands: 1992, two covers, both unfranked but with Government House cachet and enclosures, the first (June 15) addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Cockwell at Fox Bay Village, written and signed by Rt. Hon. Margaret Thatcher offering thanks for the ''warm welcome you gave Denis and me today'', the other (June 22) sent by Governor W.H. Fullerton thanking Fox Bay Village for the reception provided to former Prime Minister Thatcher and party. Photo.
985 £250
Italian Colonies: Libya: Cyrenaica 1925-26 perf. 131/2 1l.25 unmounted mint and Tripolitania perf. 11 1l.25 mint, fine. S.G. 24ab, 24b, cat. £2,400. Photo.
1278 £80
Spain: Civil War Issues 1936-39: Zaragoza: An accumulation of mainly the Pilar Virgin issues mostly mint on American dealers pages, incl. range of varieties with many overprints inverted, double, on reverse, etc. (few 100s)
211 £240
British Levant: 1907 (Aug. 6) envelope to France, franked by Turkish Currency 1911-13 1pi. on 21/2d., 4pi. on 10d., 12pi. on 2s.6d., 24pi. on 5s., also British Currency 1905-12 set., all tied by ''BEYROUT/BRITISH POST OFFICE'' c.d.s's. Photo.
418 £180
Canada: 1917 Confederation 3c. bistre-brown imperforate pair, unused (without gum), with large margins, fine. Unitrade 135a. Photo.
658 | £50
Falkland Islands: Various, a quantity of more than 300 commercial covers and f.d.c's, in a small carton with cancellation interest incl. Fox Bay, good to fine.
987 £90
Italian Colonies: Somalia: 1921-23 Parcel Post set, unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. P32-37, cat. £700. Photo.
1280 £150
Sudan: 1878 (Sept. 18) envelope (adhesive excised) addressed ''via Brindisi'' to Giegler Pasha in Khartoum, redirected to Cairo with a range of Khartoum and other transit and arrival datestamps, sent from Devon by Sir Samuel Baker. Fascinating enclosed three page letter (with ''Times'' cutting), written and signed, thanking Giegler for his recent letter enclosing the report from Colonel Gordon that Baker had forwarded to the London Times for publication, and reflecting on the success of Baker's earlier expedition whilst refuting the allegation ''by that drunken scoundrel McWilliam who accused one of having marked women & children to be shot''. Ex Burden. Carl Christian Giegler (1844-1921) served ten years in the Sudan, leaving at the beginning of the Mahdiyya with the rank of Pasha and Deputy Governor. Sir Samuel White Baker (1821-1893), discoverer of Lake Albert, led a military expedition to the equatorial regions of the Nile in 1869, at the request of the khedive Ismail with the object of suppressing the slave-trade there and opening the way to commerce and civilisation, serving as Governor-General of the new territory of Equatoria for four years before returning to Cairo, his mission continued by the new governor, Colonel Gordon. Photo.
215 £110
British Occupation of Italian Colonies: Eritrea: 1951 (July 21) large envelope, used locally in Asmara, franked by 1950 40c. on 5d. to 1s. on 1s., 1951 set and 1950 Postage Due set, fine. Photo.
419 £5800
Canada: 1922-31 1c. to $1 set of eight die proofs (less 3c.) in the issued colours on India paper on die sunk card, 10c. missing upper left corner, otherwise fine and rare set. Photo.
659 | £650
Falkland Islands: Airmails 1944 to 1986, a collection on leaves, incl. 1944 (Aug. 18) to Bermuda bearing 1d., 2d. (both), 4d., 6d. and 1s. and (Aug. 21) to England franked 6d., 1s. strip of three, both with red on white ''AIR MAIL'' type A and ''Opened by Censor.'' type b (75mm.) censor labels, 1946 (Dec. 1) registered to Canada bearing 1s.3d. with blue on white label type B, 1947 three covers registered to England both bearing 1s.3d. pair with black on white label type B, 1950 to England bearing 9d., 1s.3d, and black on white label type D, later with airletters, 1952 First Direct Flight, 1958 showing ''INSUFFICIENT POSTAGE FOR/CARRIAGE BY AIR'' mark, 1963 handstamped ''SECOND CLASS'' franked 1s.3d., etc. (31 items)
989 £110
Italian Colonies: Somalia: 1925-26 Royal Jubilee 1l.25 blue the rare perf. 11, fine unmounted mint. Raybaudi certificate (2007). S.G. 67aB. Photo.
1281 £180
Sudan: 1900 (Jan. 28) 5m. stationery envelope, uprated by 1898 2p. and 5p., registered from Dongola, on reverse has Tewfekia and Wadi Halfa datestamps. Photo.
216 £90
British Solomon Islands: 1907 Large Canoe 1s. bright purple, used on 1923 (Aug. 30) ''Iremonger'' cover, registered to England, fine. S.G. 7. Photo.
421 £150
Canada: 1922-31 Admirals, selection of booklet panes comprising 1c. (2), 2c. and 3c. panes of four + 2 labels, 1c. (6) and 2c. panes of six, with some retouches, mint with some minor gum adhesions and most unmounted. (11 panes) S.G. 246aa, ab, 247aa, ab, 248aa. Photo.
660 | £110
Falkland Islands: Airmails: Airmails to/from Argentina, 1944 to 1986, a collection on leaves, incl. 1971 (Aug.) special flight (4th bag without red cachet), 1972 (Jan.) unusually bearing pre-decimal 51/2d., (July) first passenger flight, later special and scheduled flights with flight and Declaración Conjunta cachets, also 1946-49, a study of B.S.A.A. flight covers from Argentina to England etc. 1928 Argentine airmail issue plate proofs (19), etc.
990 £60
Italian Colonies: Somalia: 1926-31 Parcel Post set, unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. P80-92, cat. £600. Photo.
1285 £210
Swaziland: 1968 INDEPENDENCE 1/2c., variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 142a, cat. £425. Photo.
217 £160
British Solomon Islands: 1908-11 2d. and 6d. used on 1909 (Apr. 26) registered envelope to U.S.A., tied by Tulagi c.d.s., Sydney and Seattle transits and Newark arrival on reverse, fine. Photo.
423 £2200
Canada: 1926 ''2 CENTS'' on 3c. carmine die I, lower marginal block of ten (5 x 2) showing surcharge much misplaced to foot, type D lathework in selvedge, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 264 var., Sc. 139i. Photo.
661 £95
Falkland Islands: Airmails: 1944 (Aug. 18) envelope sent airmail to H.L. Bound c/o a Buenos Aires address, bearing 1938-50 1/2d., 1d. black and violet, 21/2d. Sheep and 4d. with red on white ''AIR MAIL'' label type A, type 11 registration label (''Fox Bay'' deleted), and Aug. 28 arrival marking on reverse. Photo.
991 £400
Italian Colonies: Somalia: 1906-08 Postage Due set, unmounted mint, mainly fine. Raybaudi certificate (1989). S.G. D17-27, cat. £4,000. Photo.
1289 £150
Switzerland: 1945 PAX 5c. to 10f. set used, mainly fine. S.G. 447-59, cat. £1,200. Photo.
220 £150
British Solomon Islands: Postage Dues: 1940 1d. to 1s.6d. set (less 2d.) in used blocks of four, on 1953 local philatelic cover (3d. and 4d. on reverse. S.G. D1-D8, cat. £520.+ Photo.
424 £80
Canada: 1926 ''2 CENTS'' on 3c. carmine die I (2, one with surcharge at top), ''2/CENTS'' on 3c. block of four and singles (2, one surcharge double, straight edge two sides, tiny gum thin), mint. (8) S.G. 264, var., 265, a, Sc. 139, i, 140, a.
662 £120
Falkland Islands: Airmails: 1944 (Aug. 18) ''FIRST AIR-MAIL POST'' envelope sent airmail to T.W. Binnie c/o a Buenos Aires address, bearing 1/2d., 1d. (both), 2d. (both) and 21/2d. sheep, with red on white ''AIR MAIL'' label type A, type 11 registration label (''Fox Bay'' deleted), and showing type b (75mm.) censor label and Aug. 28 machine arrival on reverse. Photo.
992 £100
Italian Colonies: Somalia: 1909-20 Postage Due overprints at top set, unmounted mint, mainly fine. Raybaudi certificate (2007). S.G. D28-38, cat. £800. Photo.
1290 | £260
Switzerland: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1862-64 60c. used, 1f. (2) used, 1919-20 Air 50c. mint, 1934 Naba miniature sheet unmounted mint, 1945 PAX to 3f. and 10f. used, 1948 Exhibition miniature sheet mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
222 £110
British Virgin Islands: 1913-19 MCA 1/2d. to 5s. set, fine used on 1913 (Oct. 14) philatelic cover (small tears at top), registered from Road Town to France. S.G. 69-77. Photo.
425 £1150
Canada: 1927 Confederation 1c. to 12c. set of large die proofs in issued colours on India paper on die sunk card (228 x 152mm), very fine and rare set. 141P-145P. Photo.
663 £140
Falkland Islands: Airmails: 1944 (Aug. 18) ''FIRST AIR-MAIL POST'' envelope sent airmail to T.W. Binnie c/o a Buenos Aires address, bearing 1/2d., 1d. (both), 2d. (both) and 21/2d. sheep, with red on white ''AIR MAIL'' label type A, type 11 registration label (''Fox Bay'' deleted) and Aug. 28 machine arrival on reverse, some minor toning. Photo.
993 £190
Italian Colonies: Somalia: 1909-20 Postage Due overprints at bottom set, unmounted mint, mainly fine. Raybaudi certificate (2007). S.G. D39-48, cat. £1,500. Photo.
1291 £120
Switzerland: Officials: 1918 type O29 overprint 3c. to 30c., mint, mainly fine. Wallner certificate (1954). S.G. O299-O307, cat. £2,066. Photo.
223 £95
British Virgin Islands: 1913-19 MCA 5s. fine used on 1913 (June 30) philatelic cover, registered to Germany. S.G. 77. Photo.
426 £190
Canada: 1927 Confederation, Commemorative issue, 1c. to 12c. set with Special Delivery 20c. used on envelope sent first day (June 29) registered from Hamilton, Ontario to Detroit with next day arrival backstamps. S.G. 266-70, S5, Sc. 141-45, E3, cat. $1,000. Photo.
665 £190
Falkland Islands: Airmails: 1946 (Dec. 11) registered airmail cover to Lancashire bearing 1938-50 1s. dull blue, 1946 Victory 3d. block of four and pair, with type B local ''AIR MAIL'' and type 12 registration labels. Photo.
994 £800
Italian Colonies: Somalia: Officials: 1934 Official 25c. blue and orange, fine unmounted mint. Diena certificate (2006). S.G. O210, cat. £4,000. Photo.
1297 £380
Tanganyika: 1933 (Jan. 23) 30c. registered envelope (size H) used to Italy, additionally franked 1927-31 5c. to 10s. (less 25c., 30c. dull purple, 40c., 75c., 3s. and 5s.), tied by Dar es Salaam registered datestamps, fine. Photo.
224 £110
British Virgin Islands: 1922-28 5s. (both watermarks) used on separate philatelic envelopes, both registered to England and U.S.A. S.G. 85, 101. Photo.
427 £190
Canada: 1927 Confederation 1c. to 12c. set in mint imperforate pairs, with large even margins and near complete to full original gum, the 2c., 5c. and 12c. being marginal examples, fine. Unitrade 141a-145a. Photo.
666 £620
Falkland Islands: Airmails: 1947 (Aug. 28) Army air letter form W.3077 locally overprinted ''FALKLAND ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES'' in small type, franked 9d., sent by Governor Sir Miles Clifford with albino Government House imprint and interesting letter to London. Photo.
996 | £120
Jamaica: An unmounted mint K.G.V to K.G.VI selection incl. 1938-52 £1 corner block of six and a single, mostly fine. (20)
1301 £110
Tonga: 1905 attractive Vai Ora Plantation Co. envelope, registered to U.S.A., franked by 1897 1/2d., 1d., 2d. and 4d., tied by Nukualofa c.d.s's, double oval ''REGISTERED AT/NUKUALOFA, TONGA'', fine. Photo.
227 £150
Brunei: Japanese Occupation: 1942-44 1c., 2c. orange, 4c., 5c., 8c. red, 10c., 12c., 15c., 25c., 50c. and $1, used on philatelic cover. Photo.
428 £190
Canada: 1927 Confederation 1c. to 12c. set in horizontal mint marginal pairs, imperforate vertically, fine and fresh with full original gum, all from the right of the sheet, the 3c. being an upper right corner pair (wrinkles in selvedge well clear of design), fine. Unitrade 141b-145b. Photo.
668 £95
Falkland Islands: Airmails: 1962 airletter from Base D, Hope Bay, Antarctica, bearing 6d. Birds tied by faint Port Stanley c.d.s., message starts ''12 July 1962 Left base on July 8 with a dog team...'', transmitted in morse code by radio to Stanley for transcription and typing onto Air Letter for dispatch by Airmail to Mrs Cox, Winchester, sent by their son on a one season deployment as a geophysicist, small tear, otherwise fine. Photo.
997 £270
Jamaica: Revenues: Judicial 1858 1s. red, fine used on 1895 envelope from Half-Way Tree to Up Park Camp. Photo.
1302 £150
Tristan da Cunha: 1938 (June) cover to Shropshire with type VII cachet, ''11/2d.'I.S./G'' mark, G.B. 1/2d. and 1d. postage dues cancelled Oct. 1938 on arrival, carried on the S.S. ''Clunepark'', vertical fold at right and slight soiling. Fascinating enclosed letter from Margaret Repetto regarding life on the island and recent visit of the steamer ''Innesmor''. Photo.
228 £450
Burma: 1882 envelope to Henley-on-Thames bearing Great Britain 1880–83 4d. grey-brown plate 17 RL, red ""PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR. PACKET/11 OC 82"" c.d.s. on front, the 'Lloyd's Shipping List' from that date shows that this letter arrived in Liverpool aboard the merchant ship 'Mandalay' from Rangoon. The letter was franked with the 4d. by a British military officer and given to the ship's captain to carry back to the U.K., fully complying with the U.P.U. rate then in force, cancelled with the Liverpool ""466"" numeral under the mechanism for arriving private ship letters franked abroad. Very fine and rare, it is believed only 5–7 such usages during the 4d. rate period exist. Photo.
429 £140
Canada: 1927 Confederation 1c. to 12c. set in vertical mint pairs, imperforate horizontally, fine and fresh with near complete original gum, fine. Unitrade 141c-145c. Photo.
669 | £90
Falkland Islands: Airmails: Airmails to/from Argentina 1971 to 1985, a collection of around 70 covers mainly on leaves incl. special and scheduled flights with some scarcer cachets. Ex Harwood.
999 | £300
Japan: A dealer's stock in three stockbooks, mint and used, early to late period, duplicated, mixed condition. (100s)
1303 £140
Tristan da Cunha: 1939 (Mar.) cover to Shropshire with type VII cachet, ''11/2d.'I.S./G'' mark, G.B. 1/2d. (corner fault) and 1d. postage dues cancelled Mar. 25 1939 on arrival, carried on the S.S. ''Carinthia''. Most interesting enclosed letter from Margaret Repetto regarding life on the island and the upcoming departure of Rev. Wilde. Photo.
230 £150
Cameroons: Cancellations and Covers: Buea: 1917 (May 8) two 'Blatter' covers registered to Switzerland with fair to fine type 25 cancellations, one bearing ''C.E.F.'' 3d. on 30pf., 4d. on 40pf., 6d. on 50pf. and 8d. on 8pf., the other bearing 1/2d. on 5pf., 1d. on 10pf., 2d. on 20pf., Nigeria 1/2d. and Northern Nigeria 4d., registration labels with name in manuscript, transit and arrival backstamps. Photo.
430 £190
Canada: 1927 Confederation, Commemorative issue, 1c. and 3c. vertical pairs imperf. horizontally, 2c. and 12c. horizontal pairs imperf. vertically, also 5c. vertical pair apparently imperf. vertically (not guaranteed), unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 266-70 vars., Sc. 141c, 142b, 143c, 145b. Photo.
670 £60
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, H.M.N.Z.S. ''Achilles'', selection on leaves incl. 1941 cover from the ship to Antarctic explorer Dr. J. Harvey Pirie in London (ex Alan Brown) at 5s.9d. rate with boxed Naval Censor No. 10 mark, stampless ''H.M. Ships'' envelope to Switzerland with endorsement, 1935 crested cover from Saint Lucia to Glasgow, incoming mail addressed to the ship, contemporary postcards and later commemorative items.
1004 | £80
Japan: Postal Stationery: 1866 to 1890 (ca.) correspondence of internal postal stationery cards, many with printed notices on reverse in German or English, two uprated, etc., mainly fine. (approx. 112)
1304 £270
Tristan da Cunha: 1952 1/2d. to 10s. set in blocks of four, all used on separate 1953 (Mar. 25) covers, registered to U.S.A., some with extra values, fine and scarce. S.G. 1-12. Photo.
231 £120
Cameroons: Cancellations and Covers: Buea: 1918, two 'Blatter' covers registered to Switzerland with mainly good to fine type 25 cancellations, the first (July 4) bearing ''C.E.F.'' 2d. on 20pf., 21/2d. on 25pf., 3d. on 30pf. and Northern Nigeria 2d., registration label handstamped, the second (Oct. 5) bearing 1/2d. on 3pf., 1/2d. on 5pf., 1d. on 10pf. and Southern Nigeria 6d., registration label name in manuscript.
431 £260
Canada: 1927 Confederation, Commemorative issue, 1c. to 12c. set of five imperf. horizontal pairs mint, the 3c., 5c. and 12c. unmounted, fine. (10) S.G. 266-70 vars., Sc. 141a-45a.
671 £250
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, H.M.S. ''Ajax'', A correspondence of covers to and from Warrant Officer Alexander G. Tompkins on board ship, sent between 1938 (Oct.) and 1940 (Apr.), twenty-six addressed to the G.P.O. in London from Plymouth or Portsmouth, most redirected to South American ports, a further nine incoming from Argentina, Brazil (2), Ecuador (3), Gold Coast or Trinidad & Tobago (2), and seventeen sent by Tompkins to the U.K., posted from a range of countries all with ms. endorsement or Mail Office dated cachet. (52 covers)
1005 | £110
Japan: Postal Stationery: An accumulation of mainly 1890s used stationery cards, mixed condition. (100s)
1305 | £170
Tristan da Cunha: A well written up collection in an album, incl. a few early cancellations on covers,1954, 1961 and 1965-67 sets unmounted, 1960 set mint, range of issues to 1979, etc. (few 100s)
232 £200
Cameroons: Cancellations and Covers: Victoria: 1919 (Nov. 2) three 'Blatter' covers to Switzerland bearing ''C.E.F.'' 1/2d. on 3pf. to 8d. on 80pf. (eight values) tied by good to fine strikes of type 141-2 c.d.s., the 3d. on 30pf. marginal and showing high surcharge (partially covered by registration label at top).
432 £200
Canada: 1927 Confederation, Special Delivery 20c. selection comprising plate no. vertical strip of three, lower margin arrow pair guillotined at right, horizontal pairs imperf. vertically and fully imperf. respectively, also 1930 20c., 1932 20c. (unmounted), 1935 20c. (7, incl. unmounted pl. 1 block of six), mint, mainly fine. (18) S.G. S5, vars., S8, Sc. E3, a, b, E4-E6. Photo.
672 £80
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, H.M.S. ''Ajax'', selection incl. 1937, two self-addressed covers to the ship sent by Lt. Robin Watkins from Peru, Bermuda and Bahamas (2), 1938 crested cover bearing Falklands 1/2d. to 1s. (8 values) cancelled Fox Bay, 1939 incoming cover to Lt. P.M. Rose with enclosure, 1939 incoming telegram to Montevideo, cuttings, commemorative items, etc.
1006 | £150
Japan: Cancellations and Covers: An accumulation of covers from 1890 to 1940, incl. range of frankings, postcards, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1306 | £150
Tristan da Cunha: An unmounted mint K.G.VI to early Q.E.II selection, incl. 1954 set, 1952 sets (2), etc, mainly fine. (88)
233 £350
Canada: Newfoundland: 1857 to 1864 mainly unused selection, some with part original gum, comprising 1d. plate proof in black (slight surface abrasion on one side), 1857-64 8d. lower marginal, 1860 2d., 3d. (3), 5d., 1862-64 1d. (4), 2d., 4d. (2), 5d. (3, incl. pair), 6d. (3), 61/2d. (2), 1s. (2), most with margins, chiefly fair to fine. (23)
433 £520
Canada: 1927 Historical 5c., 12c., 20c. set of die proofs in the issued colours on India paper die sunk into card (96 x 95mm, 163 x 150mm, 142 x 114mm), the 12c. with pair of holes punched through the design and with manuscript ''no. 7'' at lower left, fine and rare set. Unitrade 146P-148P.
673 £140
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, H.M.S. ''Exeter'', selection incl. outgoing items with 1939 and 1941 stampless covers to England, the first with straight line ''PASSED BY CENSOR'', the other with enclosed letter on ''Exeter'' stationery, covers or cards showing ''MAIL OFFICE'' (5, incl. 1938 commemorative Easter cover also with datestamps from the ''Ajax'', ''Apollo'', ''Orion'' and ''York''), ''M.A.A.'s OFFICE'' (4) and ''POLICE OFFICE'' oval datestamps, incoming items with two 1942 covers addressed to crew member E.H. Davies showing 'Return' label and marked ''Missing'', the ''Exeter'' having been sunk on Mar. 1 1942 by Japanese forces, postcards, later commemorative items, etc.
1011 | £600
Jordan: An unmounted mint selection, mainly in blocks, incl. 1966 Space sets (20), miniature sheets (40), 1967 Animals sets (20), imperforate (20), miniature sheets (20), 1968 Game Protection sets (20), 1974 Fishes set (20), 1975 King Hussein sets (20), 1976 Refugees sets (20) in se-tenant sheets, etc. (100s)
1307 | £40
Tristan da Cunha: A selection incl. 1952, 1954 and 1960 to 10s. mint, 1961 to 1r. mint, etc., later with issues to 2000s, slightly mixed condition. (180)
234 | £110
Canada: Newfoundland: Forgeries of 1857 to 1864 issues, selection comprising photo reproductions of Sperati types (11, four with B.P.A. ''SPERATI/REPRODUCTION'' handstamps on reverse), Oneglia values to 1s. (2) incl. multi-value strip of six, 'unused', and Spiro Bros. values to 6d. (2) 'used', chiefly fine.
434 £170
Canada: 1927 Confederation, Historical issue, imperf. pairs mint, the 5c. horizontal, the 12c. (unmounted) and 20c vertical, fine. S.G. 271-73 vars., Sc. 146a-148a. Photo.
674 £110
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, Internees Mail, 1940 (June 18) cover, roughly opened at left, sent by Bernhard Böhme, ship's barber from the ''Admiral Graf Spee'' interned on the island of Martin Garcia to Wilhelmshaven franked by Argentine 5c., 40c. and 1p. tied by Isla Martin Garcia c.d.s.'s, with German censor resealing label and cachet on reverse. Photo.
1013 £350
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1896-1901 2a. chocolate with variety watermark reversed, block of four used with central Lamu c.d.s., fine. S.G. 67x, cat. £800+. Photo.
1308 | £150
Turkey: 1865 to 1921, a selection on stockcards all selected for their cancellations, majority are star and crescent or crescent types incl. some scarcer types noted, condition is generally good.
235 £150
Canada: Newfoundland: 1860 2d. orange-vermilion showing ''ST'' of ''STACEY WISE 1858'' papermaker's watermark, close to large margins, large part original gum. Holcombe opinion (1995). S.G. 10, cat. £600, Sc. 11i. Photo.
436 £80
Canada: 1927 Confederation, Historical issue, 5c. mint and 12c. unused horizontal pairs imperf. vertically, 20c. vertical pair imperf. horizontally, unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 271-73 vars., Sc. 146b, 147b, 148c. Photo.
675 £150
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, Internees Mail, 1940 (Oct. 1) cover sent by Ob. Gefr. Georg Hoffschneider of the 1st Division, interned crew member from the ''Admiral Graf Spee'' on the island of Martin Garcia with ms. endorsement on flap, registered from Buenos Aires to Wilhelmshaven franked by Argentine 15c., 50c. and 1p. and with German censor resealing label and cachet. Photo.
1014 £200
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1897 (Jan. 2) 5a. and 71/2a. used on 1897 (June 21) envelope, registered to England, tied by Mombassa c.d.s's, oval framed ''R'', with London registration datestamp. Dr. Karl Knopke certificate (2003). S.G. 84, 85. Photo.
1309 £300
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1870 (Feb. 17) incoming cover to ''Turks Islands'' from London, franked with G.B. 1s. green plate 4 DI (damaged lower left corner), tied by London duplex, endorsed ''Via St Thomas'' at lower left, large ''1d'' handstamp in red at left, arrival backstamp, scarce. Photo.
236 £260
Canada: Newfoundland: 1862-64 1d. to 1s. set of eight values from the first (2d., 5d., 6d. and 1s.) or second (1d., 4d., 61/2d. and 8d.) printings, each with mainly good to large margins and large part original gum. 2d. with Holcombe opinion (1995). S.G. 16-23, cat. £1,105+. Photo.
437 £100
Canada: 1927 Historical 5c., 12c., 20c. set of mint marginal horizontal pairs, imperforate vertically, mint, 12c. and 20c. with straight edge at top, fine. Sc. 146b-148b.
676 £210
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, 1941 (Oct. 16), 1942 (Apr. 16), 1943 (Sept. 30) three Argentine Naval Ministry parole slips ('furloughs') individually signed by Stbs. Masch. Fritz Banse, Stbs. Ob. Verw. Feldw. Wilhelm Denckert and Stbs. Masch. Fritz Pruessner from the ''Graf Spee'' interned on Island Martin Garcia, each with ''Kriegsmarine/Kommando Panzerschiff Admiral Graf Spee'' cachet in blue-green, black and violet respectively. Between April 1940 and the end of 1941, all but six of the Graf Spee officers, and about 200 technical NCOs, absconded from internment and returned to Germany where the majority served in the U-boat Arm. Argentine naval connivance was suspected but never proved.
1018 £200
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1938-54 perf. 121/2 £1, used on 1954 (May 19) envelope, registered to U.S.A., tied by Nairobi c.d.s., fine. S.G. 150b. Photo.
1310 £95
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1889 1d. on 21/2d. red-brown, horizontal strip of five from the base of the sheet showing two plate numbers, also single, used on 1891 cover front to Germany, attractive. Photo.
237 £210
Canada: Newfoundland: 1862-64 6d. rose-lake, a complete mint sheet of twenty, [R. 1/2-1/3] showing ''ST'' of ''STACEY WISE 1858'' papermaker's watermark, folded between rows 2 and 3 otherwise mainly fine and unmounted except three. S.G. 20, cat. £700+, Sc. 20, ii. Photo.
438 £110
Canada: 1927 Historical 5c., 12c., 20c. set of mint vertical pairs, imperforate horizontally, mint, fine. Unitrade 146c-148c.
677 £260
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, Internees Mail, 1942 (June 10) Argentine Red Cross postage free printed postcard with two strikes of Isla Martin Garcia c.d.s, to the Red Cross International Prisoners of War Agency in Geneva notifying the escape of Kapitanleutnant Joachim Kuhn in Aug. 1940, archival punched holes at left and handstamp. Between April 1940 and the end of 1941, all but six of the Graf Spee officers, and about 200 technical NCOs, absconded from internment and returned to Germany where the majority served in the U-boat Arm. Argentine naval connivance was suspected but never proved. Photo.
1019 | £90
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1941-42 Surcharges, a selection, incl. set as separated pairs handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', 1s. lower right corner block of six with one stamp showing variety 'crescent moon' unmounted mint, covers (11) with censored, some bearing singles and a couple with multiples, etc., slightly mixed condition. (25 items)
1313 £110
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1897 (May 11) cover to Holland bearing 1889-93 1d. strip of three tied by ''T 1'' in barred ovals and Turks c.d.s. alongside. Photo.
239 £160
Canada: Newfoundland: 1865-70 Imperf. plate proofs of 1c. to 24c. set of six designs in issued colours (5c. in brown) on India paper or card.
439 | £210
Canada: 1927 Confederation, mint selection with both sets and a range of plate no. multiples incl. 1c. pl. A1, A2 blocks of eight, 2c. pl. A4, A10 blocks of six, 3c. pl. A2 block of six, A3 block of four, 5c. pl. A1 block of twelve, A3 block of eight, 12c. pl. A1 block of six, A2 block of four, Historical issue 5c. pl. A1, A2 strips of four, 12c. A1, A2, 20c. A1, A2 blocks of four, etc. chiefly fine. (107) S.G. 266-73.
678 £200
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, Internees Mail, 1942 (Sept. 28) unusual internee 'crash' mail envelope addressed to Btamt. Joachim Klinkmueller of the 2nd Division, crew member of the ''Admiral Graf Spee'' interned on the island of Martin Garcia, sent from a relative in Luckau, Brandenburg franked 15pf., 20pf. (2), 40pf., with German censor resealing label and cachets, British P.C.90 resealing label unusually tied by Buenos Aires Dec. 17 ''AVION/ATRASADO'' machine mark. Photo.
1023 | £110
Kuwait: A selection from 1922 to 1974, incl. India 1911-22 1r., 2r. (4) and 5r. used with Kuwait telegraphic cancellations on pieces, 1923-24 1/2a. and 1a. with overprint inverted used, varieties, later cancellations on pieces, etc. (45 items)
1314 £180
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1897 (Sept. 30) envelope, registered to Canada, franked by 1887-89 1s. and 1893-95 1/2d., tied by ''T 1'' in barred ovals, also oval ''REGISTERED/TURKS ISLAND'', fine. Photo.
240 £150
Canada: Newfoundland: 1865-70 Thin yellowish paper 2c. to 24c. set of six with additional 10c. and 24c. (with unguaranteed cancellation), medium white paper 2c., 12c., part original gum, some minor imperfections. (10) S.G. 25-31, 33.
440 £110
Canada: Airs, 1928 5c. olive-brown, imperf. plate proof on unwatermarked India paper, a vertical pair, fine without gum. Sc. C1P, cat. $400. Photo.
679 £180
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, Internees Mail, 1942 (Nov. 17) internee mail envelope addressed to Btamt. Joachim Klinkmueller of the 2nd Division, crew member of the ''Admiral Graf Spee'' interned on the island of Martin Garcia, sent unfranked by a friend relative from Luckau, Brandenburg with ''Taxe Perçue'' ms. and handstamped charge marks, ''EXAMINED BY/434'' resealing label, German censor marking (resealing label removed) Buenos Aires Feb. 4 1943 machine arrival on reverse. Photo.
1024 | £1000
Kuwait: Postal Stationery: 1954 to 1980 accumulation of Air Letter/Aerogrammes, incl. unused, c.t.o. and used, wide range of issues and usages, early f.d.c's, F.P.O. mail to Neil Donaldson, etc. (approx. 620 items)
1315 £190
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1902 advertising envelope registered to New York bearing 1900-04 1/2d. to 3s. set. S.G. 101-109. Photo.
241 £80
Canada: Newfoundland: 1865-70 Thin yellowish paper 24c. just tied by barred oval to 1896 (June 10) envelope from Sr. Johns to Sydney, Nova Scotia with transit and arrival backstamps. S.G. 30. Photo.
441 £180
Canada: Airs, 1928 5c. olive-brown, mint selection incl. horizontal pairs (2) imperf. and imperf. vertically respectively, ''OHMS'' perfin single and pl. 2 block of four, etc., chiefly fine. (12) S.G. 274, vars., Sc. C1, vars. Photo.
680 £480
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, Internees Mail, 1944 (May 21) cover sent by Capt. Walter Kay, second-in command of the ''Admiral Graf Spee'' interned on the island of Martin Garcia, registerered to Hamburg, redirected to Kulmbach and Thurnau, endorsed ''Via Natal-Bolama-Lisboa'' and with typed sender's endorsement on flap, franked by Argentine 40c. and 1p.25 tied by Isla Martin Garcia c.d.s., showing U.S. censor clear resealing tape, German censor resealing label and cachet, transit and arrival backstamps. Photo.
1027 £200
Kuwait: Censored Mail: 1942 (Dec. 1) envelope, registered to Switzerland via India, bearing 1934 Air 3a. and 6a. tied by type 12 datestamp, two different censor cachets, with German censor tape and Zurich arrival on reverse. Photo.
1316 £180
Uganda: 1898-1902 5r. brown, fine used on 1903 (May) envelope registered to Germany, tied by ''ENTEBBE'' c.d.s. S.G. 91. Photo.
242 £160
Canada: Newfoundland: 1868 1c. type I, imperf. plate proof in dull violet (slightly thinned on reverse) and colour trials (4) in carmine, yellow-brown, yellow-orange and dull dark violet respectively on India paper except the last on thin wove, 1870 3c. colour trial in blue-green on India, marginal block of four with part American Bank Note Co. imprint, a few minor stains. (9)
442 £170
Canada: Airs, 1928 5c. olive-brown vertical strip of four from the foot of the sheet imperf. horizontally, unmounted mint, diagonal crease through lower selvedge otherwise fine. S.G. 274 var., Sc. C1c. Photo.
681 £140
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, the extensive collection in one binder and a box file incl. ''Admiral Graf Spee'' with 1936-37 outgoing items (4, three with Deutsche Marine-Schiffspost Nr 26 c.d.s's, sailor's cap ribbon, six incoming covers to Alexander G. Tompkins on H.M.S. ''Ajax'', four directed onward from G.P.O. London to South American ports, 1939 Air France cover sent by Tompkins from Talcahuano to Portsmouth, etc. with 1940 official report published by H.M.S.O., contemporary and later postcards and photographs of the vessels, scuttling, funerals, Capt. Landsdorff, etc., later with commemorative items and articles.
1029 £1900
Labuan: 1880 (Aug.) 8c. on 12c. carmine showing both varieties ''8'' inverted and no right foot to second Chinese character [R. 2/3], large part original gum, fine. Signed Diena. S.G. 8. Photo.
1317 £120
Uganda: 1902 (Feb.) ''UGANDA'' overprints, 1/2a. and 21/2a., used on cover, registered to Scotland, tied by ''KISUMU'' c.d.s's, violet boxed registered mark at left. S.G. 92, 93. Photo.
243 | £90
Canada: Newfoundland: 1868 1c. type I, 1868-73 1c. type II to 6c. unused, odd imperfection, the 5c. with imprint at foot and Stolow certificate (1957). S.G. 34-39, cat. £1,122.
443 £520
Canada: 1928-29 Scroll issue, Engraved essays (5) for vignettes by Herman Schwartz, in sepia or black on card or wove paper (varying sizes), comprising Quebec Bridge for 12c., Harvesting with Horses for 20c. (3 stages) and Parliament Buildings for $1, unusual and attractive. Photo.
684 | £65
Falkland Islands: Fox Bay: 1927 (Mar. 11), 1934 (Mar. 14), 1936 (Dec. 7), three covers with FB.1 cancellations, the first registered to Bath bearing 21/2d. on yellow (2, one cancelled) with type 7 registration label, the second a 'Panton' cover to Cayman Is. bearing Centenary 1/2d. with Cayman 1/2d. pair affixed for postage due, the last to the R.M.S. Knight of Malta for forwarding with Centenary 11/2d., Malta 1/2d. and added 1d. later cancelled by Paquebot Feb. 9 c.d.s's.
1031 £220
Labuan: 1894 (May)-96, 1c. to 24c. set of nine, used on 1895 envelope (part of address excised and repaired), registered to Germany, a few tone spots. S.G. 62-74. Photo.
1318 £120
Uganda: 1902 (Feb.) ''UGANDA'' overprints, 1/2a. and 21/2a., used on cover, registered to London, tied by ''MOMBASA'' c.d.s's, violet boxed registered mark at left. S.G. 92, 93. Photo.
244 £160
Canada: Newfoundland: 1868-73 6c. rose, lower right corner marginal mint block of twenty-five with American Bank Note Co. imprint in both margins, hinged on three and in selvedge only, usual wrinkles. S.G. 39, cat. £425+.
444 £90
Canada: 1928 Dr. Eckerlin reversed Rotary Intaglio trials, imperf. large-sized K.G.V 3c. essays (5) in black, blue, blue-green, carmine and red respectively on card. Ex American Bank Note Co. archives.
685 £80
Falkland Islands: New Island: Type N.2 c.d.s., part strikes on 1904-12 1d. dull vermilion on thick paper, 1912-20 1/2d. yellow-green and 1d. orange-vermilion.
1032 £1900
Labuan: 1894-96 5c. black and green horizontal pair, variety IMPERF. BETWEEN, unmounted mint with slight natural gum disturbances, fine. A very rare item, one of just ten pairs created, missing from the Royal Collection. Photo.
1319 £170
Uganda: 1902 (Feb.) ''UGANDA'' overprints, 21/2a. blue, variety watermark inverted and reversed, fine mint. S.G. 93y, cat. £350. Photo.
245 £150
Canada: Newfoundland: 1876-79 Rouletted 1c. unused, 2c., 3c. and 5c. with large part original gum, the 3c. showing re-entry, 5c. with American Bank Note Co. imprint at foot. S.G. 40-43, cat. £815+, Sc. 27-40.
445 £2900
Canada: 1928-29 1c. to $1 set of die proofs in issued colours on India paper on die sunk card (150-228 x 152-225mm), the 10c., 20c., 50c. values have been cut down to edge of the India paper, a fine and rare set. Sc. 149P-159P. Photo.
686 £80
Falkland Islands: New Island: Type N.2 c.d.s., full or part strikes on 1912-20 1/2d., 1d. (2), 2d. on piece, 21/2d, and 6d. tied to small piece by ''C/JY 15/15'' fake datestamp. (6)
1036 | £260
Latvia: 1918 to 1945 mint and used collection in an album, early issues with papers and perfs., used multiples, later perf. and imperf. sets, miniature sheets, some duplication, also a selection of Wenden, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (few 100s)
1320 £150
Uganda: 1902 (July 9) O.H.B.M.S. registered cover to New York, franked with 8a. pale olive, tied by ''ENTEBBE/JY 9/1902'' c.d.s., London registered oval alongside, boxed ''R/ENTEBBE'' handstamp in black at lower left, opened at left, scarce double rate registered cover. Photo.
246 £320
Canada: Newfoundland: 1880-82 1c. shades (19, incl. thre blocks of four, one corner marginal, another with part imprint), 2c., 3c. pale dull blue, 3c. bright blue block of four, 5c., 1887 new colours with imperf. plate proof of 2c. vertical pair upper marginal with part imprint (R.P.S. certificate, 1979), 1/2c. to 10c. with additional 1c. and 2c. (with imprint) blocks of four, mint or unused, fair to fine. (43) Photo.
446 £700
Canada: 1928-29 1c. to $1 set of imperforate plate proof pairs, with additional examples of 1c., 2c., and 5c. values, with good to very large margins, without gum, 1c. to 8c. in horizontal pairs, 10c. to $1 in vertical pairs, a number with small faults or imperfections, of fine appearance, rare. Photo.
688 | £55
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1944-45 Overprint sets in mint blocks of four, apparently unmounted, fine. (128) S.G. A1-D8, cat. £384+.
1037 | £450
Lebanon: An unmounted mint accumulation, incl. 1965 Birds and Butterflies sets (20 in blocks, toned), 1968 Animals and Fishes sets (20 in blocks), 1973 Air sets (20), etc., some overall toning. (few 100s)
1321 £210
Uganda: 1903 (Jan. 14) White Fathers registered envelope to the headquarters in Algeria bearing 1898-1902 1a., 2a. (2) and 1902 21/2a. tied Kampala c.d.s's, on reverse Mombasa, Aden and Marseille transits, some perf. stains. Photo.
247 £90
Canada: Newfoundland: 1890 Queen Victoria 3c., selection of mint shades (11) mostly fine with odd imperfection, incl. slate-violet block of four with lower pair unmounted. Sc. 60 vars.
447 £780
Canada: 1928-29 1c. to $1 set of imperf. horizontal pairs, mint, fine and fresh. Sc. 149b-159a. Photo.
689 | £500
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946-49 Maps issues, a specialised mainly mint study in a Lighthouse album, incl. Thick and Thin Map sets, with many flaws, multiples and varieties incl. Thin Map 2d. missing ''I'' in pair, 2d. extra dot in part imprint block of six, 3d. extra dot, 3d. 'teardrop' in imprint strip of four, Thick Map 1/2d. to 1s. dot in ''T'', etc. chiefly fine.
1038 £380
Leeward Islands: 1897 Sexagenary 1/2d. to 5s. set, used on 1897 (July 27) large part front, registered to Antigua, tied by Dominican c.d.s's, oval framed ''R''. Philatelic Foundation certificate (1978). S.G. 9-16, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1322 | £750
United Arab Emirates: Air Letters: 1961-94 an accumulation incl. unused and used, c.t.o., used in Trucial States with Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Provisional issues, varieties, first flights, formula envelopes, etc. (268 items)
248 £150
Canada: Newfoundland: 1894 Colour Changes, 1/2c., 5c. block of four with slight toning on gum, 6c. pair, 12c., 1896-98 Reissue 1/2c. block of four and misperforated single, 1c. brown, 1c. green block of four, 2c., 3c. (both) mint or large part original gum, chiefly fine. (21) S.G. 59-65a.
448 £600
Canada: 1928-29 1c. to $1 set of mint pairs, imperforate vertically, 12c. and 50c., pairs being marginal examples, 50c. with small stain in left margin, otherwise fine and fresh with near complete to full original gum. Unitrade 149d-159b. Photo.
693 £190
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946 Thick Maps, varieties 'Extra island' and gap in 80th parallel variety [Vignette Pl. 1, R. 3/9] on 3d. and 6d., Extra dot by oval [Vignette Pl. 1, R. 4/6] on 3d. and 6d., all mint, mainly fine. S.G. G4aa, G4d, G6aa, G6d, cat. £1,025. Photo.
1040 £210
Leeward Islands: 1938-51 1/4d. to £1, thirteen values used on 1945 (Apr. 19) long cover, registered to South Africa, tied by ''ST. JOHN'S/ANTIGUA'' c.d.s's. Photo.
1324 £450
United States of America: 1765 British Revenues for use in America, ''AMERICA'' die ''A'' embossed 2s.6d. on blue, four examples on piece, three with ""GR"" cypher label on reverse, numbered 42, 139 and 157 respectively, rare multiple usage. Scott RM31a. Photo.
249 £190
Canada: Newfoundland: 1897 Discovery 1c. to 60c. set of fourteen plate proofs in issued colours on India paper mounted on card, mainly fine. Photo.
449 £720
Canada: 1928-29 1c. to $1 set of mint vertical pairs, imperforate horizontally, a little light toning otherwise mostly fine. Unitrade 149e-159c. Photo.
695 £180
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1948-49 Thin Map set (less 21/2d.) in marginal unmounted mint blocks of four with large part De La Rue imprint, one in each showing dot in ''T'' of ''SOUTH'' [R. 5/6], mainly fine. S.G. G9, b, G10, a, G11, a, G12, a to G16, a.
1042 £920
Liechtenstein: 1933-35 5f. lower left corner block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 143, cat. £2,200+. Photo.
1325 £170
United States of America: 1847-50 5c. red-brown and 10c. black, reprinted proofs on card, fine. Photo.
250 £90
Canada: Newfoundland: 1897 Discovery 1c. to 60c. set mint, the 60c. in block of four with lower pair unmounted, also additional 1c. (creased) and 2c. blocks of four, the last showing major re-entry [Pos. 76]. S.G. 66-79, Sc. 61-74, 62ii. Photo.
450 £750
Canada: 1928-29 1c. to $1 set in mint upper marginal imprint blocks, 1c. to 10c. in blocks of eight, 12c., 20c., $1 in blocks of six, 50c. in block of four, the odd spot of gum toning, some with slight perf. separation, otherwise mainly fine unmounted, scarce multiples. Photo.
696 | £200
Falkland Island Dependencies: A mostly unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. 1954-62 sets (2, one is mounted), also a range of f.d.c's, etc. (few 100s)
1043 £270
Liechtenstein: 1933-35 5f. upper right corner single, fine used. S.G. 143, cat. £1,800. Photo.
1326 £550
United States of America: 1930 Graf Zeppelin, three items with violet Pan-America and red South America cachets, comprising postcard to Konstanz, Germany franked Zeppelin 65c., envelope also to Germany franked $1.30 and $2.60 with violet ''THIS ARTICLE MADE THE COMPLETE ROUND TRIP/VIA GRAF ZEPPELIN'' cachet alongside and Friedrichshafen arrival on reverse, and postcard to California franked $1.30 with green Round Flight cachet, fine. Photo.
251 £280
Canada: Newfoundland: 1897 1c. on 3c. surcharge, selection comprising type 1 (short letter) mint block of four lower marginal with part imprint, also used on 1897 (Oct. 20, early use) and (Oct. 28) locally addressed covers from St. John's, example of fake inverted surcharge, type 1/type 2 (thin letters) se-tenant pair used with 1897 12c. on 1904 (July 26) registered cover to Ontario, type 3 (unserifed letters) mint, and circular ''PAID ALL'' 1c. handstamp on 1897 (Oct. 14) St. John's drop letter cover (ex Butt collection). S.G. 80-82. Photo.
451 £210
Canada: 1928-29 Scroll issue, 1c., 2c., 5c., each marginal at left, 10c., 12c. and 20c. imperf. horizontal pairs mint, unmounted except 12c. and 20c., mainly fine. S.G. 275-76, 281-83 vars., Sc. 149b, 150b, 153b, 155a-57a. Photo.
698 £750
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1d. pale scarlet on thin white paper, line perf., 1918 printing, fine used with SG1 ''AU 1/20'' c.d.s's, some ink oxidisation. It was previously believed that all of this printing had received ''WAR STAMP'' overprints and examples used in South Georgia are of the greatest rarity. R.P.S. certificate (1988), SH 25d, S.G. Z23 var. Photo.
1045 | £2300
Luxembourg: A mint and used collection in five albums, incl. 1852-58 10c. used (15), 1sgr. used (9), 1865-75 to 40c. used (3), 1882-84 to 5f. mint (3), 1891-93 to 5f. used (2), 1906-19 set mint, 1927 Exhibition set used on cover, Child Welfare sets mint and used, 1930 3f. booklet, 1935 Intellectuals set mint, 5f. used, 1949 Charlotte miniature sheet mint and used, 1950 War Orphans sets mint and used, 1951 United Europe sets mint and used, 1952 Exhibition sets mint and used, 1956 Europa sets mint and used, 1957 Europa set mint, good range of later issues to 1974, Officials, postal stationery, etc. (many 100s)
1327 £130
United States of America: 1933 Zeppelin 50c. green (3) used on separate flown covers, fine.
252 £250
Canada: Newfoundland: 1897-1918 Royal Family, 1/2c. to 5c. set of six plate proofs in issued colours on India paper mounted on card, each in a horizontal pair, mainly fine. (12) Photo.
452 £230
Canada: 1928-29 issue, 1c. to 8c., each in a horizontal pair variety imperf. vertically, mint, fine. S.G. 275-80 vars. Photo.
699 £250
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: Whaling Mail, 1922 (Dec.) Q.V. 1d. stationery card with added K.G.V 1d., cancelled SG1 c.d.s., addressed to Tønsberg with message dated ''Syd Georgia/10-12-22'', magazine picture of boxer Georges Carpentier and daughter pasted to reverse, slight creasing. Carried on the ''Albuera'' to Montevideo, departing Dec. 18. Photo.
1046 | £500
Luxembourg: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1852-58 10c., 1sgr. used (2), 1865-75 to 371/2c. used, 1872 1f. on 371/2c. used, 1891-93 to 5f. used, 1906-19 set used, 1908-19 Official set used, 1921 15c. sheet of five used, Child Welfare sets, 1935 Intellectuals set mint, 1939 miniature sheet used, 1949 Charlotte miniature sheets mint and used, 1950 War Orphans set used, 1952 Exhibition set mint and 2f. and 4f. se-tenant pair used, 1956 and 1957 Europa sets mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
 
253 £320
Canada: Newfoundland: 1897-1918 Royal Family, selection incl. set, less 2c. orange but with additional 1c. (2), 2c. scarlet and 3c., each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (differing types) and with punched security hole, set mint in singles and blocks of four or larger (1c. carmine block of six, 1c. green block of eighteen, 5c. marginal with imprint, ex Walsh), shades incl. 5c. unused strip of four with part imprint, 1c. green mint vertical pair with upper margin variety imperf. horizontally (R.P.S. certificate, 1961), chiefly fine. (75)
453 £520
Canada: 1928-29 Scroll issue, 3c., 4c. (upper marginal), 10c. (unmounted), 12c. (unmounted), 20c. (upper left corner marginal unmounted), 50c. and $1, each in a mint vertical pair imperf. horizontally, fine. (16) S.G. 277-78, 281-85 vars., Sc. 151c, 152c, 155c-159c. Photo.
700 £250
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1928, a most unusual missent envelope endorsed ''Registered'', addressed to Eng. Cap. E.M. Olivera in Buenos Aires, bearing uncancelled 6d. with SG4 registration label, seemingly taken with mail on a whaling vessel and rediscovered during resorting in Norway receiving Bureau Amb. Oslo-Ed (Sweden) Mar 14 1928 T.P.O. c.d.s. and despatched to Argentina with Apr. 27 arrival datestamps. Also explanatory note from Tønsberg postmaster dated Jan. 11 1934 in response to enquiry. Photo.
1047 | £85
Malaya and States: Share Certificates, Teja Malaya Tin Dredging Co. Ltd. 1928-29 £1 shares (6 certs. for 500 shares), also Madubi Tin Co. Ltd. (Tanzania) 1926 2s. (two certs. for 1,000 shares), Transvaal (North) Gold Mining Co. Ltd. 1927 2s.6d. cert. for 500 shares and Colour Snapshots Ltd. 1929 2s. cert. for 100 shares (faults). (10 items)