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

Sale number: 117

Wednesday 20th September 2017

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1 | £15500
A mint collection in two new Imperial albums, Q.V. to K.G.V, incl. wide range of early issues, later sets incl. Antigua 1903-07, 1908-17, 1921-29, 1932, Ascension 1922, 1924-33, Barbados 1892-1903, 1897-98, 1905, 1912-16, Bechuanaland 1932, Bermuda 1918-22 (less 2s.6d. and 10s.), 1924-32, Canada 1908 Quebec (no gum), Cayman Islands 1907-08, 1912-20, 1932, Cyprus 1902-04, Dominica 1903-07, 1907-08, 1923-33, Falkland Islands 1898, 1912-20 (less 3s.), 1929-37, 1933 Centenary (less 5s. and £1), Gilbert & Ellice Islands 1912-24, Grenada 1902, 1904-06, 1908-11, Leeward Islands 1897 Jubilee, 1905-08, 1921-22, Nauru 1924-48, Newfoundland 1897 Discovery, 1910, 1911-16, New Guinea 1931 first and second Air, 1932 (both), 1935 Air set, Nigeria 1936, Nyasaland 1903-04 (less £10), Papua 1915-31, St Helena 1908-11, Sierra Leone 1912-31 (less 5s.), 1932, Tanganyika 1927-31 (less 10s.), and Zanzibar 1904, also Gibraltar 1903 and 1904-08 £1, India 1902 15s., Ireland Seahorses to 10s., Leeward Islands 1897 Jubilee 4d. double overprint with part original gum, Mauritius 1904 Express Delivery 15c. overprint double, New Guinea 1915-16 £1, St. Kitts-Nevis 1920-22 £1, range of Great Britain with Seahorses to £1, 1929 P.U.C. £1, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
380 £160
Barbados: 1878 1d. type 3a on right half of 5s. dull rose, a lightly cancelled example, fine. S.G. 86, cat. £650. Photo.
807 £1350
Canada: British Columbia & Vancouver Island: A selection on leaves, comprising British Columbia & Vancouver Island 1860 21/2d. mint, Vancouver Island 1965 imperf. 10c. with part original gum and used (both with B.P.A. certificates), perf. 14 5c. used, British Columbia 1865-67 3d. with part original gum (2), 1868-71 perf. 121/2 10c., 25c. and 50c. with part original gum, 25c. and 50c. used, perf. 14 2c., 5c., 25c. and 50c. mint, very mixed condition. The property of another vendor. (15) Photo.
1212 | £620
Gold Coast: A mint collection in three albums, incl. 1883 1/2d. and 1d. unused, 1884-91 to 2s., 1889-95 5s., 10s. and 20s., 1902 to 20s., 1904-06 to 2s.6d., 1907-13 to 5s., 1913-21 to 20s., 1928 to 5s., 1948 to 10s., etc., later issues with miniature sheets to 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
1663 | £240
Nyasaland: A used collection in an album, K.E.VII to early Q.E.II, incl. 1913-21 values to £1, 1921-33 values to 5s., 1938-44 values to 5s. (2), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2 | £9500
A used collection in two new Imperial albums, incl. wide range of early issues, Antigua 1884-87 1s. (2), 1932 Tercentenary set, Ascension 1922 to 3s., 1924-33 values to 3s., Australia 'Roos to 10s., 1932 Bridge set, Bahamas 1884-90 £1, Barbados Britannias to 1s., Bermuda 1918-22 £1, 1920-21 Tercentenary set, 1924-32 12s.6d., Brunei 1908-22 $5, Canada 1897 Jubilee values to 50c., 1908 Quebec set, Cayman Islands 1907 to 5s., 1907-09, 1921-26 and 1935 to 10s., Falkland Islands 1898 2s.6d. and 5s., 1912-20 and 1929-37 to £1, Gibraltar 1889-96 to 5p., Great Britain 1840 1d. black (4, two with four margins), 2d. blue (2, both with four margins), 1841 1d. with watermark inverted, range of later line engraved, surface printed to 10s., 1887-92 Jubilee to £1, K.E.VII to £1, Seahorses to £1, 1929 P.U.C. £1, Officials with Inland Revenue 1882-1901 £1 green (not guaranteed), India and States, Leeward Islands 1897 values to 1s., Newfoundland 1919 Caribou set, New Guinea 1915-18 £1, 1935 Air £1 and £5, Nigeria 1938 values to £1, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 to 20s., Papua with Lakatois to 10s., 1932-40 to £1, South Africa 1913-24 to £1, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
381 £100
Barbados: 1892 2s.6d. violet and green, 1897-98 Diamond Jubilee set (adhesions on reverse), and 1906 Nelson set all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 115s-124s, 145s-151s. Photo.
808 | £300
Canada: British Columbia and Vancouver Island: A small selection, incl. 1865 perf. 14 5c. used (2), 1865-67 3d. affixed to Wells Fargo & Co. envelope, unaddressed, stamp with pen cancellation, incoming mail with 1862 cover from U.S.A. bearing 10c. green, etc. (14 items)
1213 | £520
Gold Coast: A collection of issues from 1875 to 1969 in varied condition on leaves incl. 1876-84 CC 2d. green bisect apparently used on piece, 1883 CA 1/2d. olive-yellow unused, 1884-91 CA to 2s. mint (3, one overprinted ''SPECIMEN''), 1898-1902 CA 1/2d. to 10s. set mint or unused, 1902 CA to 10s. mint, 1907-13 MCA 1/2d. to 5s. set mint, 1913-21 MCA to 10s. (3, shades), 20s. mint, range of later issues with Ghana, etc. (100s)
1665 | £90
Bahawalpur: A mint selection on stock pages, incl. 1948 set, Officials with 1945 (Mar. 1) set, 1945 (Mar. 10) 1a., 1945 surcharged set, etc. (81)
3 | £2700
A used K.G.VI Commonwealth collection in seven albums, incl. range of definitive sets, with Antigua 1938-51 to £1, Ascension 1938-52 sets (2), Bechuanaland 1938-52 sets (2), Bermuda 1938-53 to £1 (2), British Honduras 1938-47 to $5, Falkland Islands 1938-50 and 1952 to £1, Gibraltar 1938-51 sets (2), Grenada 1938-50 to 10s. (6), Leeward islands 1938-51 to £1, Malayan States, Mauritius 1938-49 and 1950 to 10r., Newfoundland 1941-44 to 48c., New Guinea 1939 to 5s., North Borneo 1950-52 sets (2), Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 sets (2), Nyasaland 1938-44 to £1, Seychelles 1938-49 sets (2), Somaliland 1938 to 5r., Tristan da Cunha 1952 to 10s., range of covers, 1949 U.P.U. sets largely complete, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, slightly mixed. (100s)
382 £110
Barbados: 1917-18 ''WAR TAX'' 1d. bright red, mint pair showing major misplacement of overprint, some offset on gum and a few pulled perfs. at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 197 var. Photo.
809 | £230
Canada: New Brunswick: 1860-63, a group of imperf. proofs on India paper comprising 2c. orange, dark green and rose pairs, 5c. green pair, green pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, 10c. red corner block of four mounted on card and red with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in green, also 2c. (4), 5c. (2) and 10c. mint or unused, and Nova Scotia 10c. vermilion imperf. proof pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in black and 121/2c. black pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, mainly fine. (16 items)
1214 | £160
Gold Coast: A lightly duplicated used collection in an album, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. range of early issues, Ghana with issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
1667 | £720
Papua: A duplicated mint collection in an album, incl. range of Lakatoi issues to 10s., 1932-40 to £1, a few Officials with 1931-32 to both 2s.6d., Papua New Guinea issues to 1970s, etc., also a range of New Guinea, mixed condition. (100s)
4 | £5500
A British Commonwealth accumulation in six albums, stockbook, leaves and loose, incl. Aden, British Honduras 1913-21 set mint, Burma, Ceylon, Dominica, Gold Coast, Leeward Islands, Malayan States, Malta with 1926 3d. with overprint inverted mint B.P.A. certificate (1977), 1928 set mint, Nyasaland 1913-21 £10 fiscally used, Seychelles, Sierra Leone 1896-97 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Zululand, etc. (1,000s)
383 £120
Barbados: 1917-18 ''WAR TAX'' 1d. bright red, variety watermark inverted, fine used, scarce. S.G. 197w, cat. £225. Photo.
810 | £350
Canada: New Brunswick: 1860-63 mint collection incl. set to 17c., good range of stamp sized plate proofs and ''SPECIMEN'' proofs, with 1c. in dark violet, rose and reddish orange, 5c. Connell in brown (2), and orange, also an additional example with faked perforations, mainly good to fine. (48)
1215 | £200
Gold Coast: A collection of cancellations in a stockbook, Q.V. to Q.E.II, mixed condition. (100s)
1668 | £280
Papua: A collection on leaves, incl. 1901-05 watermark horizontal to 1s. mint, watermark vertical 2s.6d. on thin paper mint, 1907-10 values to 1s. mint and used, 1916-31 values to 10s. mint, range of Officials, Papua New Guinea issues to 1966, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
5 | £3200
A Commonwealth collection in a F.G. De Luxe album, incl. Brunei 1907-10 set mint, Burma 1938 to 10r. mint, Ceylon imperfs. to 1s. used, Falkland Islands 1939-50 and 1952 to £1 mint, Federated Malay States 1900-01 50c. mint, 1922-34 values to $5 mint, Fiji 1882 5s. imperf. pair c.t.o., Mauritius 1858-62 (4d.) used (2), 1859 (Mar.-Nov.) 2d. used, 1862 6d. and 1s. used, 1938-49 to 10r. mint, New South Wales 1850 (Jan.) 1d. used, 1851 (Jan.) 2d. used, 1850-51 3d. used, New Zealand imperf. Chalons to 1s. used with 1855-58 1s. used (touched at top and base), Seychelles 1890-92 to 96c. mint, 1938-49 values to 5r. mint, 1867-70 values to 1s. and 2s. unused, Tasmania 1853 4d. pair used (cut into at left), later imperfs. to 1s. used, Western Australia 1861 1d., 2d. and 4d. mint, 1902-11 10s. used, Zanzibar 1895-96 to 5r. mint, 1899 set mint, mixed condition, also a small stockbook of mainly Great Britain with 1840 1d. used and a range of Q.V. 1d. reds. (100s)
384 | £130
Barbados: 1929 (ca.) Perkins Bacon sample plate reprints (5) of the Britannia issues, each as a horizontal die proof pair showing the two Britannia types se-tenant, the first with the name replaced by a diagonal pattern, the others with value blacked out, with ''plate 6'' imprint above, in carmine, black, blue, orange and brown on card, fine. (5)
812 £230
Canada: Newfoundland: 1897 1c. to 60c. set of fourteen with diagonal ''SPECIMEN'' overprints in red, fine with large part original to full gum. S.G. 66s-79s. Photo.
1216 | £170
Greece: 1861 to 1953 mainly used collection in an album inc. range of imperforate Hermes heads to 80l., 1926 Air set mint, 1930 Centenary mint and used to 50d. (mint), 1933 Air set mint, Recess set used, 1951 St. Paul set mint, Reconstruction 5000d. mint, occupation and provisional government issues, postage dues, etc., mixed condition.
1669 | £320
Papua: A duplicated used collection in an album, incl. range of Lakatoi issues to 5s., 1932-40 to £1, Papua New Guinea issues to the 1970s, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
6 | £1850
An all World collection in ten boxed Philatelic albums contained in four cartons, incl. Great Britain 1840 1d. used (7), later line engraved and surface printed, 1891 £1 used, 1939-48 set of six mint, China, Germany, British Empire, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
385 | £1700
Barbados: A mint collection in an album, incl. range of four margin imperfs. with 1852-55 (1d.) upper marginal strip of four and block of four, (4d.) (3), (No value) block of twenty, 1855-58 (1/2d.) and (1d.), range of later Britannias to 1s., 1873 5s., 1882-86 to 5s. (2), 1892-1903 to 2s.6d. blue-black and orange (2) and violet and green (2), 1897-98 to 2s.6d., 1905 to 2s.6d., 1912-16 to 3s. (2), 1916-19 to 3s. (2), 1920-21 to 3s. (3), 1921-24 to 2s. (2), 1970 4c. on 5c. pair with one stamp variety overprint double, block of six with bottom two stamps with surcharge and top four without, etc., duplicated with a range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
814 £680
Canada: Newfoundland: 1910 John Guy 1c. to 15c. set of plate proofs in pairs on thick gummed paper (less 12c., there being no proof taken), with gum (unmounted except 10c.), fine and rare. Photo.
1217 | £110
Greece: A mainly used collection of Hermes Heads on stock pages, incl. range of printings, many with four margins, mixed condition. (89)
1670 | £170
Papua: A collection in a stockbook, incl. 1901-05 values to 1s. used, later Lakatoi issues to 5s., Papua New Guinea issues to 1980s, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
7 | £2700
An all World accumulation in 22 albums, three stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. Brazil, Ceylon, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, Uruguay, U.S.A., etc. (1,000s)
386 | £750
Barbados: A used collection in an album, incl. wide range of Britannias to 1s. imperf. and perf., 1882-86 to 5s., 1892-1903 to 2s.6d., 1907 Relief Fund pair with surcharges inverted and one stamp no stop after ''d'', 1916-19 and 1920-21 to 3s., etc., later issues to 1980, not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
815 £420
Canada: Newfoundland: 1931 Airs, without watermark 50c. green horizontal pair, variety imperf. between, fine mint (lightly toned) gum. A.I.E.P. certificate (2004). S.G. 193a, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1220 | £230
Grenada: 1938-50 10s., a mainly unmounted mint selection on a stock page, incl. blocks of four (7), range of shades, etc., slightly mixed condition (41)
1671 | £320
Papua and Papua New Guinea: A mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1907 to 2s.6d. mint, 1916-31 to 10s. mint, 1932-40 set mint, etc., some stuck-down, varied condition. (176)
8 | £3200
A British Commonwealth accumulation in five albums, stockbook and loose, incl. Australia, Bermuda, British Honduras, Cook Islands, Dominica 1903-07 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Falkland Islands, St. Lucia, Tonga, Zululand 1888-93 5s. mint, etc. (1,000s)
387 | £230
Basutoland: 1910-14 interprovincial use, selection of nine covers or cards and nine stamps with picture postcards, Cape 1/2d. stationery card, O.F.S. V.R.I. 1/2d. on 1/2d. and K.E.VII 1/2d. (2) stationery cards, Transvaal values to 5s. pair, etc. used in Leribe, Maseru or Teyatenang.
816 £350
Canada: Newfoundland: 1932-38 1c. to 48c. set (incl. 5c. dies I and II) of plate proofs in black on unwatermarked bond paper, each in a pair, fine and attractive. Photo.
1221 £170
Grenada: 1938-50 10s. slate-blue and carmine lake (wide), perf. 14, fine and fresh unmounted mint block of four. S.G. 163d, cat. £560+. Photo.
1672 | £2300
Peru: Revenues: A large Vermeil award winning collection on leaves, incl. a good study of progressive die proofs, proofs and colour trials, by American Bank Note Company, Charles Skipper & East, 1870 (Jan. 1) 10c. imperforate proofs in blue (18), 20c. in yellow (18), 1S. in orange (18), 5S. in brown (18), 10S. in vermilion (18), 20S. in green (18 pairs), with different overprints, varieties, multiples, etc., a marvellous collection. (100s)
9 | £2300
An all World accumulation in four albums, a stockbook, on leaves and loose, incl. Australia, Hawaii, Malta, New Zealand, United States of America, good range of covers and cards, etc. Ex Stevenson. (1,000s)
388 | £480
Basutoland: A mint collection in an album, incl. 1933 to 10s. (2), 1938 to 10s. (2), 1954-58 to 10s. (2), etc., later issues to the 1980s, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
817 £120
Canada: Newfoundland: 1933 1c. to 32c. affixed to six sections of ledger page with archival ''SPECIMEN'' handstamps in violet, some peripheral toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 236s-249s. Photo.
1222 £100
Grenada: 1964-66 Watermark St. Edward's Crown Block CA 6c. black and olive-green, superb unmounted mint corner marginal example with plate number ''3''. S.G. 218, cat £200. Photo.
1673 £230
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 1/2d. variety blue omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 36a, cat. £750, EC PCN72a. Photo.
10 | £4800
An all World accumulation in three albums, folder, leaves and loose, incl. Belgium, Canada, Germany, India 1857 cover from Pondicherry to Karika, 1865 cover (faults) from Bombay to London, franked by 1860 5p. (2), 1865 4a. and 8a. (5), Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, United States of America 1867 cover to Peru, franked 1861-62 10c. (2) and 1862-66 2c., postal stationery, commercial mail, etc. Ex Stevenson. (1,000s)
389 | £220
Basutoland: A used collection in an album, incl. 1933 to 10s., 1938 to 10s., etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
818 £450
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, Perkins Bacon die proof of King George VI vignette in crowned oval, printed in deep blue on thin card (68 x 90mm). Photo.
1223 | £1250
Grenada: A lightly duplicated mint collection in three albums, incl. range of Chalons to 1s. with surcharges, 1883 to 1s. (2), 1895-99 to 1s., 1902 to 10s. (2), 1904-06 to 10s. (2), 1908 10s. (2), 1908-11 to 5s. (3), 1913-22 to 10s. (2), 1921-32 to 10s., 1934-36 to 5s. (3), 1938-50 to 10s. (13), etc., later issues to the 1980s, also a range of Grenadines, mixed condition. (100s)
1675 | £140
Pitcairn Islands: A lightly duplicated collection in an album, incl. 1940-51 to 2s.6d. mint (3) and used (2), 1957-63 to 2s.6d. mint (2) and used (2), etc., later issues to 1980s, mainly fine. (100s)
11 | £4000
A used collection in a well filled K.G.VI printed album, incl. Aden 1937, Antigua 1938-51, Ascension 1938-53., Bahawalpur Official 1848 (dubious), Bahrain 1938-41, Bechuanaland 1938-52, Bermuda 1938-53, British Honduras 1938-47, Burma 1938-40, Official 1937, 1939, 1946, 1947, Falkland Islands 1938-50, Fiji 1938-55, Postage Due 1940, Gibraltar 1938-51, Postage Due 1940, Hong Kong 1938-52, Leeward Islands 1938-51, Mauritius 1938-49, Muscat 1944, North Borneo 1950-52, Northern Rhodesia 1938-52, Nyasaland 1938-44, Seychelles 1938-49, 1952 and Tristan da Cunha 1952 sets, also Bahamas 1938-52 £1 pair used on piece, Papua 1939 Air 5s., etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
391 £170
Bechuanaland: Protectorate: 1888 (Aug.) 2s. green and black, mint, a little soiled at top otherwise fine. S.G. 47, cat. £750. R.P.S. certificate (1969). Photo.
819 £150
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, 1c. to 48c. set of eleven imperf. plate proofs in black on unwatermarked wove paper except the 1c. on bookend security paper (blue moiré on reverse). Believed only one sheet of each existed. (11) Photo.
1224 | £480
Grenada: A used collection in four albums, incl. range of Chalons to 1s., 1895-99 to 1s., 1902 values to 10s., 1913-22 values to 10s., 1938-50 to 10s. (2), etc., later issues to the 1980s, also a range of Grenadines, not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
1677 | £290
Portugal: An accumulation in four albums, incl. range of early issues, 1925 Branco 2E.40 and 3E mint, 1926 to 10E mint, 1926 Independence values to 10E, 1927 and 1928 Independence sets mint, 1935-41 set mint, 1950 Stamp Centenary miniature sheet unmounted mint, range of Colonies, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
13 | £1300
A used collection in four S.G. K.G.VI printed albums, incl. many part and complete definitive sets, omnibus issues, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
392 £250
Bechuanaland: Protectorate: 1888 (Dec.) 1/2d. grey-black, variety overprint double, fine mint. S.G. 52a, cat. £500. Photo.
820 £80
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, line perf. 14 1c. block of six (3 x 2) the central vertical pair without watermark, 8c. scarlet, mint block of four, the right-hand vertical pair without watermark, the lower pair unmounted. S.G. 257, a, 260a, cat. £311+.
1225 £150
Hong Kong: 1863-71 Watermark Crown CC 30c. mauve horizontal strip of three with watermark inverted, used with ''S1'' cancellations in blue, a few perf. faults, otherwise fine. S.G. 16x, cat. £480+. Photo.
1679 £110
Puerto Rico: 1859 (June 13), entire letter to New York rated ''1/-'', good ''PAID/AT/SAN JUAN PORTO RICO'' Crowned Circle in black, with ''SAN JUAN PORTO RICO'' despatch and St. Thomas transit backstamps on the reverse. Cat. £650. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
14 | £1650
A mainly Commonwealth accumulation in fifteen albums and loose, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Aden, Cyprus 1924 to 45pi. used, Great Britain, India with K.G.VI to 25r. used, Malayan States, Malta 1948-53 to 10s. mint, Montserrat 1938-48 to £1 mint, North Borneo 1950-52 to $10 unmounted mint, Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 to 20s. unmounted mint, Sarawak 1955-59 to $5 mint, Sudan 1948 set on f.d.c., Turks & Caicos 1938-45 to 10s. unmounted mint, omnibus issues, range of covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
393 | £2200
Bechuanaland: A mint collection in an album, incl. 1885-87 6d. and 1s., 1888 to 10s., 1888 4d. on 4d., 6d. on 6d. (3), 1893-95 2d. with no dot to ''i'' of ''British''. 1890 type 17 1/2d., 1913-24 to 2s.6d. (8) and 5s. (5), 1925-27 to 1s., 1932 to 10s., 1935 Silver Jubilee 6d. variety 'extra flagstaff' in a corner block of four, 1938-52 to 10s. (3), 1955-58 to 10s. (3), 1961 21/2d. on 3d. spaced ''C'', etc., mixed condition. (100s)
821 £240
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, 3c. orange-brown, die I, line perf. 121/2 vertical pair variety imperf. between, mint, usual gum wrinkles. S.G. 258cb, cat. £650. Photo.
1227 £110
Hong Kong: 1903 Watermark Crown CA $5 purple and blue-green, fine mint with slight traces of orange ink on gum. S.G. 75, cat. £650. Photo.
1680 £580
Rhodesia: 1897 £2 rosy red, unused part original gum, fine. S.G. 74, cat. £1,900. Photo.
15 | £1900
An all World accumulation in five albums, three stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. Canada, France, Indian Feudatory States, Morocco Agencies, Nauru, United States of America, range of covers and cards, etc. Ex Stevenson. (1,000s)
394 | £420
Bechuanaland: A used collection in an album, incl. 1888 (Jan.) to 5s., 1888 (Sept.) to 1s. (2), 1893-95 2d. with no dots to ''i'' of ''British'', 1913-26 values to 2s.6d., 1925-27 to 1s., 1938-52 to 10s., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
822 £250
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, line perf. 14 7c., 8c., 10c., 25c., each in a with and without watermark mint horizontal pair, fine. S.G. 259a, 260a, 261a, 266a, cat. £645. Photo.
1228 £550
Hong Kong: 1912-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 25c. purple and magenta Type B in a marginal fresh mint block of four with three stamps unmounted. S.G. 109 cat. £1,200+. Photo.
1681 £620
Rhodesia: 1898-1908, group of mint imperf. varieties, comprising 1/2d. marginal pair imperf. vertically, 1d. pair and strip of three imperf. vertically, and 1d. block of four imperf. horizontally, slightly mixed condition. (4 items) Photo.
16 | £1900
An all World accumulation in an album, folder, eight stockbooks, on leaves and loose, incl. Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Liberia, New Zealand, United States of America with 1865 cover to Germany, franked by 1857-61 5c. and 10c., commercial mail, etc. Ex Stevenson. (1,000s)
397 £200
Bechuanaland: Botswana: 1967 5c. Secretary Bird, unmounted mint vertical strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet, showing upward shift of the carmine. A very scarce item. S.G. 224 var. Photo.
823 £260
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, line perf. 131/2 20c., 25c. (unmounted), 48c. each in a with and without watermark mint horizontal pair, the last rather heavily mounted otherwise fine. S.G. 264ea, 266ba, 267ca, cat. £900. Photo.
1231 £230
Hong Kong: 1938-52 50c. deep magenta, perf. 141/2 x 14, variety printed both sides, inverted on reverse, fine unmounted mint. B.P.A. certificate notes ''the impression on reverse being only partial''. S.G. 153ab, cat. £1,200. Photo.
1682 £180
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, Perf. 14 2s.6d. black and lake, large part original gum, fine left marginal example. Copy of B.P.A. certificate (2003) for a pair. S.G. 155, cat. £400. Photo.
17 | £1550
An all World accumulation in an album, stockbook, on leaves and loose, incl. Canada, France with French Morocco, Malta, Morocco Agencies, New Zealand, United States of America, good range of covers and cards with postal stationery, etc. Ex Stevenson. (1,000s)
398 | £1500
Belgium: Express Mail: 1682 to 1992, a comprehensive collection of covers, cards and some stamps on leaves and loose, incl. 1682 cover from Malines to Antwerp endorsed ''cito, cito, cito'', 1840 (c.) cover bearing scarce oval ''ESTAFETTE DU COMMERCE/BIDAULT & Cie/DISTRIBUTIONS D'IMPRIMES'', 1877 5c. stationery card bearing Telegraph 25c. both cancelled by boxed ''BRUXELLES'' used on mobile boxes on trains, 1912 5c. Telegram stationery card, bearing the rare unframed ''EXPRESS'' (31 x 5mm), Telegraph stamps used to pay the Express fee, 1929 5f.25c. imperforate colour trials (4), 5f.25 (5) used on separate covers, also set used on cover, range of handstamps and labels, registered mail, advertising envelopes, range of rates, etc. (few 100s)
824 £80
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, 48c. slate-purple, comb perf. 13, unmounted mint lower marginal block of four, fine. S.G. 267d, cat. £260+.
1234 £120
Hong Kong: 1976 Girl Guides Diamond Jubilee $1.30 with variety light blue omitted, fine unmounted mint upper right corner example. S.G. 355 var. Photo.
1684 £350
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, Perf. 14 2s.6d. bistre-brown and crimson, part orginal gum, fine. B.P.A. certificate (2004). S.G. 156a, cat. £1,100. Photo.
18 | £620
A selection of Commonwealth overprinted or perforated ''SPECIMEN'', incl. British Virgin Islands 1899 to 5s., 1913-19 to 5s., Dominica 1923-33 to £1, Jamaica 1860-70 imperf. 2d., 1935 Silver Jubilee set, Leeward Islands 1902 to 5s., 1925 Silver Jubilee set, Montserrat 1903 to 5s., 1932 to 5s., St Kitts-Nevis 1938-50 to 5s., St Vincent 1897 3d. on 1d. strip of three, 1899 to 5s., 1913-17 to £1, Trinidad 1901-06 to 5s., Trinidad & Tobago 1913-23 to £1, Turks Islands 1893-95 4d. and 5d., 1928 to 10s., 1935 Silver Jubilee set, etc., most with gum, mixed condition. (156)
399 | £130
Belgium: 1790 to 1857, a collection of pre-stamp and stampless covers, incl. 1790 cover from Ath to Alost, bearing unframed ''ATH'', French département marks, straight lines, Brussels, Gand, Liege, etc. (71 items)
825 | £500
Canada: Newfoundland: 1937 Coronation 'long' set, specialised mainly mint selection in a stockbook with perf. variations, flaws, re-entries, positional and other multiples etc. incl. 3c. (pair) and 25c. imperf. plate proofs, comb perf. 14 1c., comb perf. 13 10c. block of four (lightly cancelled), 15c., 20c. (5, incl. unmounted marginal block), 25c. corner block (toning), 48c. (marginal) line perf. 14 1c. and 7c. with and without watermark pairs, 1c. 'fish-hook' flaw (6, both positions), frame re-entry [R. 2/1] (2), 3c. 'cigar stub' [R. 1/9], 7c. re-entries [R. 3/3] (2), [R. 4/8] (4), 20c. 'extra chimney' [R. 6/5] (2, one in unmounted block), 20c. watermark inverted (line perf. 14, marginal), etc., mostly fine. (207)
1235 £100
Hong Kong: 1982 $20 with shift of Queen's Head, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 429 var. Photo.
1685 £520
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, Perf. 14 £1 carmine-red and bluish black, mint, light horizontal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 165, cat. £1,700. Photo.
19 | £800
An accumulation of mainly unmounted mint British West Indies in a binder, incl. omnibus issues with 1948 Silver Wedding sets, Antigua 1938-51 2s.6d. upper right corner block of four, Barbados 1938-47 perf. 14 1/2d. right marginal block of four, Cayman Islands 1905 set in pairs (mounted), 1938-48 10s. lower left block of four, 1953-62 £1 block of four, Leeward Islands 1938-51 10s. green and red on ordinary paper, Montserrat 1938-48 2s.6d. lower marginal imprint block of four, 1953-62 $4.80 lower marginal imprint block of six, St Kitts-Nevis 1954-63 $4.80 block of four, etc., also a few used with Dominica 1935-47 10s. block of four, St Vincent 1913-17 £1 used on piece, mainly fine. (100s)
400 | £350
Belgium: Bruges: 1795 to 1999, a collection in an album and on leaves, incl. 1819 entire showing ''L'lntendant dept de la Lys'' and large circular framed ''INTENDANCE/DE LA LYS'', range of cancellations, rate marks, etc. (few 100s)
826 £160
Canada: Newfoundland: 1938 2c. to 7c. (small gum wrinkle) in fine unmounted mint imperforate horizontal pairs. S.G. 268b, 269c, 270b, 271b. Photo.
1238 | £3500
Hong Kong: A collection in mixed condition from 1862 to 1997 in an album incl. 1863-71 CC to 96c. used, 1880 surcharge 5c. on 8c. used, 1891 Jubilee overprinted 2c. unused and used, 1900-01 CA 2c. to 30c. mint, 1904-06 MCA 2. to $10 set mint or unused, 1912-21 MCA 1c. to $10 set mint with 1c. large mint block one, stamp (unmounted) with variety broken Crown , 1938-52 set to both $10 mint, 1948 Wedding set (unmounted), range of later sets mint, Post Offices in China 1917-21 CA to $5 unused, 1922 Script to $2 unused, etc. (100s)
1686 £320
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, Perf. 14 £1 rose-scarlet and bluish black, perf. 14, mint, thin, otherwise fine. S.G. 166, cat. £1,600. Photo.
20 | £750
An all World collection in five albums, incl. much K.G.VI mint Commonwealth with Ceylon 1938-49, Falkland Islands 1938-50, Mauritius 1938-49, Sarawak 1950 sets mint, New Zealand, Great Britain with K.E.VII to 5s. used, 1929 P.U.C. £1 unmounted mint lower marginal example, 1951 Festival set mint, range of f.d.c's with Sierra Leone 1956-61 to £1 on six covers to the same address in England, etc., also North Korea 1970s issues, mixed condition. (100s)
401 | £260
Belgium: Eupen: A collection of covers, cards and stamps on leaves and loose, incl. postal stationery, Prussian Post, German Post, Belgium Administration, etc. (80 items, 37 items)
827 | £1950
Canada: Newfoundland: A mainly mint collection from 1857 to 1944 on Lighthouse leaves incl. range of imperforates to 1s., 1876-79 rouletted to 5c., 1887 to 10c. black, 1897 to 60c., 1908 2c. imperf. plate proof pair, 1910 lithographed and recess sets to 15c. with some perf. varieties, 1911 to 15c., 1919 to 36c., 1923-24 to 24c., 1928-29 to 30c., 1929-31 to 20c., 1935 Jubilee perf. ''SPECIMEN'' set, postage dues to 10c., Airmail stamps 1919 to 1943 incl. 1932 $1.50 on $1, etc. mainly good to fine.
1239 | £520
Hong Kong: A mint selection on leaves, incl. 1863-71 4c., 1880 5c. (no gum) and 48c. (pinhole thin), 1891 Jubilee 2c., 1904-06 $2, 1938-52 to $10 green and violet and $10 pale lilac and bright blue (2), 1941 Centenary sets (3), 1962-73 values to $20, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1687 £680
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, Perf. 14 £1 crimson and slate-black, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 166a, cat. £2,000. Photo.
21 | £1900
An all World accumulation in fourteen albums, four stockbooks, on leaves and loose, incl. Australia, Belgium, Great Britain, Italy, Latvia, etc. (1,000s)
402 | £400
Belgium: German Occupation: A collection of covers and cards on leaves and loose, incl. 1915 (Apr. 24) envelope, registered from Brugge to Germany, franked by 1914 1f.25c. on 1m. and 2f.50c. on 2m., postal stationery, censor marks, etc. (146 items)
828 | £1750
Canada: Newfoundland: A collection in an album, from 1865 to the 1940s, incl. range of mint, unused and used early issues, 1897 to 60c. mint, 1897-1918 set mint, 1910 to 15c. (2) mint, 1911 to 15c. mint, 1911-16 Coronation to 15c. (2) mint, 1919 Caribou to 36c. mint, 1923-24 to 24c. mint, 1928-29 to 30c. mint, 1929-31 to 20c. (2) mint, 1931 both watermark sets mint, 1931 to 30c. (2) mint, 1933 Air sets (2) mint, 1933 Balbo flight $4.50 on 75c. mint, 1933 to 32c. (3) mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1240 | £520
Hong Kong: A used collection in an album, incl. 1862-63 to 24c. (3), 1863-71 to 96c. (6), 1876-77 16c. on 18c. (2), 1880 10c. on 16c., 1891 Jubilee 2c., K.E.VII to $1, K.G.V to $2, 1938-52 to $10, 1954-62 to $10 (7), etc., lightly duplicated with a range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
1688 | £600
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, Perf. 15 1/2d. (2), 1d., 2d., 21/2d. (2), 4d., 5d., 6d., and perf. 131/2 1/2d., 21/2d. (2) and 8d. (4), mint or large part original gum, mixed condition. (16)
23 | £780
An all World mint and used collection in six large Minkus Global albums contained in two cartons, incl. Arab States, Ascension 1934 set mint, 1938-53 to 5s. and 10s. mint, Bahamas, Bechuanaland 1913-24 overprints to 2s.6d. mint, Bermuda, British Honduras 1938-47 to $5 mint, India, Jamaica, New Zealand, Niger 1897-98 to 10s. mint, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 to 20s. mint, South America, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
403 | £380
Belgium: Military Mail: A collection of mainly covers and cards in an album, on leaves and loose, incl. 1918 Minister of War in Le Havre, bearing 1918 Red Cross to 50c. + 50c., a very good range of the Belgium Government in exile, Military Post, censor marks, P.O.W. mail, 1915-22 5f. ''FRANKEN'' used on piece with Ste. Adresse datestamp, etc. (few 100s)
829 | £320
Canada: Newfoundland: Selection of imperf. plate proofs in pairs comprising 1865-94 2c. green, 5c. brown, 10c. black, 12c. red-brown, 13c. dark red-violet, 24c. blue, 1868-94 3c. vermilion, 1897-1901 1/2c. dark olive-green, 3c. orange, 4c. violet, 5c. blue, all on India paper, most affixed to card, fine.
1241 | £500
Hong Kong: Q.V. to Q.E.II mainly mint collection in four stockbooks incl. Q.V. selection to 12c., K.E.VII to 30c., K.G.V to $2, extensive Q.E.II later material incl. mint sets, booklets, miniature sheets, etc. (many 100s)
1689 £80
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, Perf. 15 1/2d. yellow-green, large part original gum, some creases otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2004) for a pair. S.G. 168, cat. £350. Photo.
24 | £850
A used early Q.E.II Commonwealth collection in two albums, incl. range of definitive sets with Ascension 1956 sets (2), British Antarctic Territory 1963-69 to both £1, Dominica 1951 to $2.40, Falkland Islands 1960-66 to £1, Dependencies 1954-62 sets (2), Gibraltar 1953-59 sets (2), Northern Rhodesia 1953 to 20s., Nyasaland 1953-54 to 20s., Rhodesia & Nyasaland 1954-56 (2) and 1959-62 (2) sets, Southern Rhodesia 1953 to £1, Swaziland 1956 to £1, etc., slightly mixed. (100s)
404 | £650
Belgium: A collection in three albums, incl. Epaulettes and Medallions with 1849-50 40c. used, 1858 40c. used on entire, 1865-66 perf. 15 1f. used, 1893-1900 1f. imperforate plate proof in green, 1911 Brussels Exhibition set mint, 1928 Newspaper set mint, 1930 Exhibition miniature sheet (faults), 1932 Infantry set mint, 1935 Exhibition miniature sheet mint, 1936 Exhibition miniature sheet mint, range of later issues to 1945, etc. (100s)
830 £380
Canada: Nova Scotia: 1851-57 1d. red-brown with small to large margins all round, unused, fine. Philatelic Foundation certificate (1985). S.G. 1, cat. £3,000. Photo.
1242 | £500
Hong Kong: A collection in an album, incl. 1863-71 96c. olive-bistre used with blue barred cancellation (straight edge, faults), K.G.V to $5 used, 1938-52 both $10 mint, 1954-62 5c. to $10 sets mint (2), 1962-73 to $20 mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1690 £110
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, Perf. 15 2d. black and slate, large part original gum, vertical and corner crease, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2004) for a pair. S.G. 171b, cat. £1,000. Photo.
25 | £1100
British Pacific Islands, a collection in an album and three stockbooks, incl. British Solomon Islands 1908 set mint, 1914-23 £1 used, Cook Islands, Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1911 set mint, 1922-27 10s. mint, New Hebrides 1938 set mint, New Zealand Dependencies with Niue, King Edward VII 1d. used block of four, Samoa, Tonga, etc., some stuck together, mixed condition. (100s)
405 | £820
Belgium: An accumulation in an album, three stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1921 50c. mint sheet of 25, 1924 Exhibition miniature sheet mint, 1931 Anti-TB set mint, publicity labels, pre-cancels, etc. (1,000s)
831 | £110
Canada: Nova Scotia: 1860-63 mint collection incl. 1c. (2), 2c., 81/2c., 10c. and 121/2c. in imprint marginal blocks of four, selection of plate proofs incl. 5c. in blue, black (2) one with diagonal red ''SPECIMEN'', 10c. in black (2) one with diagonal red ''SPECIMEN'', etc., mainly good to fine. (38)
1244 £140
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: Used in Kiungchow: 1863-71 12c. used with ''D 28'' barred oval type B, faults. S.G. Z544, cat. £550. Photo.
1691 £580
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, Perf. 15 £1 red and black, used with Bulawayo c.d.s. S.G. 179, cat. £3,250. B.P.A. certificate (2005) states ''soiled and discoloured''. Photo.
26 | £1450
A mint and used accumulation of Europe in twenty five albums, mainly middle to modern with a wide range of early issues, incl. Albania, Austria with 1950 Air set mint (with additional 3s. used and 5s. mint), Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Europa issues, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
406 | £110
Belgium: A collection in an album, incl. a range of used Epaulettes, Medallions with imperfs. to 40c. used, 1861 1c. unused, 1931 Relief Fund miniature sheet used (faults), etc., later issues to the 1960s, also a few railways, mixed condition. (100s) The property of another vendor.
833 | £520
Canada: Prince Edward Island: A selection on leaves, incl. 1861 6d. small part original gum, 1862-69 6d., 9d. (2) part original gum, 6d., 9d. (2) used, 1870 2d. pair with one showing ''TWC'' mint, 1872 3c. showing stop between ''PRINCE EDWARD'' used, etc., also a range of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, very mixed condition. (95)
1246 £220
Hong Kong: Post Offices in China: 1917-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1c. unmounted mint marginal block of nine, middle stamp with variety Crown broken at right, fine and fresh. S.G. 1b Photo.
1692 | £1150
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, a selection incl. perf. 14 2d. mint (12) and used (36), 3d. purple and ochre block of four with long gash, marginal single with long gash and part imprint, magenta and yellow-ochre block of four mint, dull claret and ochre RSC ''D'' mint singles (2), deep rose-lilac and ochre RSC ''J'' with large part original gum (Ex Gibbs), 5d. purple-brown and ochre error of colour with large part original gum, 6d. bright chestnut and mauve mint with part original gum (2), red-brown and mauve unusually c.t.o. with Gwelo c.d.s., 10d. scarlet and reddish mauve mint (8), scarlet and maroon RSC ''A'' mint (5, one showing long gash in Queen's ear and another showing King's extra curl), carmine and deep purple (S.G. 150) mint (2), 1s. brownish black and turquoise-green RSC ''D'' mint,10s. blue-green and orange mint, perf. 15 values to 1s. used, 6d. RSC ''H mint, unused and used examples, perf. 131/2. 1/2d. (2), 1d. and 8d. (3 fiscal) used, etc., mixed condition. Ex Napier. (107)
27 | £4800
An accumulation in a folder, leaves and loose, incl. ''A Century of Stamp Production'' by Waterlow & Sons Ltd., with two pages of Collotype stamps and three pages of sample stamps, Austria, Morocco Agencies 1935-36 3f. on 2s.6d. and 6f. on 5s. in mint sheets of 40, New Hebrides, New Zealand, North Borneo, postal stationery, postcards, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
407 | £140
Belgium: A mint and used accumulation in eight albums and stockbooks contained in a carton incl. miniature sheets, good range of later sets mint, etc. (100s) The property of another vendor.
835 £650
Canada: 1851 12d. black, plate proof on India paper, with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, margin at left, fine. Unitrade 3Pi. Photo.
1247 | £400
Hungary: An accumulation in four albums, early to modern, incl. range of miniature sheets with 1948 Roosevelt, 1948 both Chain Bridge (2, one mounted), and 1949-50 U.P.U. miniature sheet imperf. and perf. unmounted mint, 1951 Stamp Centenary mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1693 | £1500
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, perf. 14., a mint collection on leaves, comprising 1/2d. (9), 1d. (5), 2d. (5), 21/2d. (8), 3d. (7), 4d. (3), 5d. (2), 6d. (9), 8d. (4), 10d. (3), 1s. (5), 2s., 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (3), 7s.6d. (2) and 10s., range of shades, some possibly regummed, mixed condition. (69)
28 | £580
British Asia, a selection on leaves and stockleaves, incl. Brunei 1922 Malaya-Borneo set mint, 1908-22 to $5 mint, Hong Kong 1891 Jubilee 2c. mint, North Borneo, Sarawak with 1888-97 to $1 mint (toned), 1899-1908 to $1 mint, 1932 set mint, 1945 BMA set mint, 1950 sets (2) mint, etc., some stuck together, mixed condition. (few 100s)
408 | £420
Belgium: Postal Stationery: A comprehensive collection in an album, on leaves and loose, incl. Postcards with 1897 World's Fair 5c. cards unused and used, cards with Tourist publicity and advertising, Ostend-Dover cards, letter cards, envelopes, Telegram 1912 30c. card used, etc. (100s)
836 £520
Canada: 1851-59 71/2d., a group of imperf. proofs on India paper, comprising green, black, black with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' overprint in carmine and orange-yellow, each with four margins, fine. Unitrade 9P, 9TC, 9TCi, 9TCiii. Photo.
1248 | £200
Iceland: 1873 to 1956 mint and used collection on leaves incl. 1873 perf. 14 x 131/2 4sk., 8sk., mint, 1876-95 used values to 20a., 1902-04 mint and used to 5k. (mint), 1902-03 overprints to 100a. (used), 1907-08 values to 5k. (mint), 1930 Millenary mint set incl. 10a. air, 1930 Air set mint, a few Officials, etc., fair to fine.
1694 | £500
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, a used collection on leaves, incl. perf. 14 3s., 5s., £1, perf. 15 2s. (2), etc., duplicated with a range of shades, mixed condition. (143)
29 | £450
An all World collection in two albums and loose, incl. Australian States, China 1944 Refugees miniature sheet mint (imperfections) and used (lower margin missing), Great Britain 1840 1d. black used, 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. used blocks of four (2), Hong Kong 1948 Silver Wedding $10 used, North Borneo 1939 to $1 mint (2), Sarawak, etc. (100s)
409 | £160
Belgium: Railway Parcels: A selection on leaves and loose, incl. 1949-52 3f. and 50f. imperforate plate proofs, 10f. black and carmine die proof, good range of parcel forms and documents, etc. (few 100s)
837 £620
Canada: 1859 121/2c., a group of imperf. proofs on India paper comprising yellow-green pair with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, yellow-green with vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in black, blue with type A vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, orange yellow, and black with type A vertical ''SPECIMEN'' in carmine, each with four margins, mainly fine, also an unused example of the issued stamp. Unitrade 18Pi, 18Pii, 18TCii, 18TCv, 18TCviii. Photo.
1250 | £400
India: 1859 to 1954, a group of covers, postal stationery and postcards, incl. much cancellation interest, Convention States, telegrams, etc. (80)
1695 | £2500
Rhodesia: 1913-19 Admirals, a mint collection on leaves, incl. Head Die I perf. 14 2s. Head Die II perf. 14 2s. (2), 2s.6d. (2), 3s. (4), 5s. (3), 10s. and £1 (2), perf. 15 8d., 5s., 7s.6d. (2), Head Die III perf. 14 3s., 5s. (5), 7s.6d., 10s. and £1 (3), wide range of shades, some possibly regummed, mixed condition. (172)
30 | £1100
A mainly mint British Commonwealth selection in a stockbook, incl. Aden 1937 Dhow set, British Antarctic Territory 1963-69 set (unmounted), Brunei 1977 Silver Jubilee 20s. with silver omitted (unmounted), etc. (few 100s)
410 | £550
Belgium: Telegraphs & Telephone Stamps: A collection on leaves and loose, incl. 1866 50c. and 1f. imperforate, 1888 5f. in a complete sheet of 200, 1897 10c. with counterfoil mint and used, Greetings Telegrams, etc. (few 100s)
839 £2700
Canada: 1897 Jubilee Issue: 1/2c. to $5 complete set of sixteen plate proof vertical pairs on India paper mounted on card, fine. Unitrade 50P-65P. Photo.
1251 £1200
India: 1948 Gandhi set in unmounted mint blocks of four from the top left of the sheet, fine. S.G. 305-08, cat. £1,700+. Photo.
1696 | £720
Rhodesia: 1913-19 Admirals, a used collection on leaves, incl. Head Die I perf. 14 2s. (3), Head Die II perf. 14 5s. (7), 10s., perf. 15 2s.6d. (3), 3s. (2), Head Die III perf. 14 10s., 1922-24 values to 5s., etc., duplicated with a range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
31 | £1100
An all World accumulation in ten albums, one stockbook, on leaves and loose, incl. Australia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, etc. (1,000s)
413 £450
Bermuda: 1865-1903 perf. 14 x 121/2 3d. yellow-buff in a mint block of six (2 x 3), some minor creases otherwise fine and fresh with two unmounted, rare multiple. S.G. 10, cat. £1,080+. Photo.
840 £1000
Canada: 1897 Jubilee Issue: 1/2c. to $5 complete set of sixteen plate proof singles on India paper mounted on card, with additional examples of 5c., 8c., 15c., the 2c. cut a little irregularly and a few with peripheral imperfections, otherwise fine, all with superb colour. Photo.
1252 | £8500
India and States: An accumulation in three albums, seven stockbooks and loose, incl. Bijawar 1935-36 9p. horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, Bundhi, Cochin, Idar, Indore 1889-92 1/4a. in blue a complete imperforate sheet of nine with Waterlow & Sons overprint, Simoor, Travancore, duplication, etc. (1,000s)
1697 | £2100
Rhodesia: 1922-24 Admirals, a mint collection on leaves, incl. Head Die III perf. 14 3s. (5), 5s. (3), 7s.6d., 10s. (4) and £1, perf. 15 2s., 2s.6d., 3s., 5s. and £1, etc., some possibly regummed, range of shades, mixed condition. (50)
32 | £900
A mainly K.G.VI to early Q.E.II unmounted mint selection of British Africa on stock pages, incl. many high values, Gambia, Gold Coast, K.U.T. 1938-54 perf. 14 10s. block of six, Tanganyika, Sierra Leone, Southern Rhodesia, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
414 £260
Bermuda: 1874 (Mar.-May) 3d. on 1s. green, (''P'' same type as ''R'') used with B.P.A. certificate (1948), ''P'' same type as ''R'' used (poor) and 3d. on 1s. type 7 used with B.P.A. certificate (1968). S.G. 13, 13b, 14. Photo.
841 £1300
Canada: 1897 Jubilee 1/2c. to $5 set mint, toned gum, slightly mixed condition. S.G. 121-140, cat. £6,000. Photo.
1253 | £650
India: A Q.V to Q.E.II collection on on leaves, mint incl. 1948 Gandhi set, 1949-52 to 10r. (2, one the blue shade unmounted), later issues in blocks with 1955 Five Year Plan set to 10r. unmounted, commemorative sets, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1698 £150
Rhodesia: 1966 Independence 9d. variety overprint double, fine mint. S.G. 365a, EC ZWE730a. Photo.
33 | £480
A mainly Commonwealth accumulation in ten albums, approval books (80) and loose, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Canada, Mauritius, New Zealand with postmarks, Seychelles, South Africa with states, Victoria, gold and mining thematics, range of covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
415 £130
Bermuda: 1874 type 6a 3d. on 1s., good used, slightly grubby. R.P.S. certificate (1985). S.G. 13b, cat. £850. Photo.
842 £620
Canada: 1897 Jubilee Issue: 20c. vermilion to $5 olive-green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', the 20c. with sans serif overprint, with part to large part original gum, affected by the usual light paper adhesion to upper part of gum, a few minor bends, the $4 with small thin, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 133s-140s, cat. £2,500. Photo.
1254 | £700
India: A mint and used collection in three albums, incl. 1854-55 1/2a. (8) and 1a. (7) used, 1854-55 4a. cut square used (5), 1854 2a. (6), 1856-64 1/2a., 1a. and 2a. unused, to 8a. (5) used, K.G.V to 25r. used, 1926-33 15r. mint, etc., duplicated with a range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
1699 | £1450
Rhodesia: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1892-93 to £1, 1892-94 to 3s. (2) and 4s. (3), 1892 surcharge set (not guaranteed), 1896-96 Die I to 3s. (3) and 4s. (2), Die II to 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (3) and 10s. (2), 1896 3d. on 5s., 1896 to 1s. (3), 1898-1908 to £1 (2) and £2 (3), £5 with perfin, £10 without gum, 1905 Falls to 2s.6d. (30) and 5s. (2), 1909-12 to £1, etc., lightly duplicated with a range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
34 | £300
A collection of Europe in fourteen albums, early to late period, incl. Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany with States, Greece from imperfs., Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
416 £250
Bermuda: 1875 1d. on 2d. used, with B.P.A. certificate (1968), 1d. on 3d. used with R.P.S. certificate (1941), 1d. on 1s., unused (creased), with R.P.S. certificate (1941), good. S.G. 15-17. Photo.
843 £500
Canada: 1897-98 Leaf Issues: 1/2c. to 10c. set of eight plate proof pairs on India paper in the issued colours, affixed to backing card, all with large margins, 2c. with corner bend at lower left, otherwise fine. S.G. 141P-149P. Photo.
1255 | £230
India: A mainly used selection of Q.V. issues in mixed condition on two album pages incl. 1854 4a. cut square, 1856-64 4a. grey-black unused, 1860 8p. mint pair, 1865 to 8a. pair, etc. (50)
1700 | £600
Rhodesia: A collection on leaves, incl. 1896-97 Die I selection with values to 4s. mint and used, range of specimens with gum, multiples, plate number examples, 1896 Matabele Provisional 1d. on 4s. mint, 1897 values to £1 mint and used, 1898-1908 1d., 2d. and 1s. overprinted italic ''Specimen'', 21/2d., 3d., 2s.6d., 3s., 7s.6d. and 10s. perforated ''SPECIMEN'', 1/2d. mint pair imperf. vertically, 1d. mint and 3d. used gutter pairs imperf. between one stamp and margin, 1d. upper right corner strip of five with stamps imperf. between margin, 1909-11 Surcharge set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', etc., also a range of booklets, mixed condition. Ex Napier. (100s)
35 | £900
A collection on six albums and stockbooks with Malayan States incl. Kedah 1921-32 to $5 used, Malacca, Penang 1954 set to $5 mint, Malayan Postal Union postage dues mint and used, Straits Settlements from 1867 mint and used, various Q.V. surcharges, Specimens, 1913 $5 mint, 1923 $25 (3) used, 1937-41 to $5 mint, Canada, New Zealand, Greece Hermes Heads, covers, etc.
417 £380
Bermuda: 1902-03 imperforate plate proof of the 1d. in grey and maroon from the foot of the sheet, on gummed watermarked paper, fine and rare. Photo.
844 | £140
Canada: 1898 Imperial Penny Postage 2c., a mint and used collection on leaves and on stockcards, with mint multiples incl. lower marginal imprint strip of five, upper marginal imprint block of fifteen, right marginal blocks of eight and nine, a few covers, etc.
1256 £85
India: Cinderellas: Madras War Fund booklet containing eight panes of the 1/2a., a few minor faults. Photo.
1701 | £820
Rhodesia: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1892-93 to 10s. (2), £1 (3) and £2, 1892-94 to 4s., 1896-97 Die I sets (3), Die II sets (2), 1896 1d. on 4s., 1896 to 1s. (3), 1897 £2, 1898-1908 to £1 (4), 1905 Falls sets (2), 1909-12 £1 (4), £2 pair, etc., some additional high values to £20 with fiscals or perfins, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
36 | £550
An old time lot in two albums and two stockbooks with British Empire Q.V. to K.G.VI mostly used incl. Gibraltar, Hong Kong, India 1909 Official 25r. used, Iraq, Malta 1926 to 3s. used, Malaya revenues, Straits Settlements plus a group of 1920s to 1930s Air Mail covers, India, Iraq 1928 ''Overland Mail Baghdad-Haifa'', W.W.II Palestine censors, etc.
422 | £260
Bermuda: 1910-34 1d. red plate II, display collection on leaves, incl. 1910-25 1d. 1920 War Tax and 1922-34 1d. all with flag flaw, multiples, etc. (136)
845 £2400
Canada: 1914 Essays for a proposed Macdonald-Cartier Centenary issue, set of six die essays (less 5c.) denominated 1c. blue-green, 2c. red, 7c. (complete design) in brown, 10c. dark green, 20c. purple, on India paper on card (229 x 153mm), the 1c. showing pencil annotations at top and foot, fine and rare. (5 essays) Photo.
1257 £80
India: Revenues: Stamped Paper, a group comprising 1905 2a. blue, 2a. brown, 1906 8a. and 1907 1r. used, and K.G.V 1r.8a., 2r.8a. and 3r. De La Rue proofs overprinted ''CANCELLED'' on watermarked ''ONE RUPEE AND UNDER TEN'' paper, mainly fine. (7) Photo.
1707 £150
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: 1938-52 11/2d. carmine-red with the 'tick bird' variety, three used examples, one on piece, slightly mixed condition. S.G. 29b, cat. £1,350. Photo.
37 | £650
The balance of a Commonwealth collection in fifteen albums, incl. British Indian Ocean Territory, K.G.VI Burma, Canada, Egypt, Great Britain with 1902-10 £1 used, Pakistan, postage dues, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
425 £150
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s. to £1, mint, mainly fine. S.G. 51b-55, cat. £600. Photo.
847 £110
Canada: 1915 ''WAR TAX'' overprint set, fine used. S.G. 225-227, cat. £425. Photo.
1258 £220
India: Telegraphs: 1900 (Feb. 2) 2r. purple, mint, fine for this. S.G. T53, cat. £500. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
1708 £85
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: 1938-52 11/2d. yellow-brown unmounted mint block of six, the centre left stamp with 'tick bird' flaw, fine. S.G. 30, b, cat. £200+. Photo.
38 | £500
An all World accumulation in thirteen albums (one sparsely filled Ideal) and loose, mainly Q.E.II, incl. Commonwealth with a range of 1950s and 1960s mint sets and short sets, Channel Islands, Great Britain with f.d.c's, Poland, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
426 £220
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s. to £1, mint, mainly fine. S.G. 51b-55, cat. £600. Photo.
848 £130
Canada: 1928-29 12c., 20c. and $1 with 1927 Confederation 12c. and Historical 12c., tied by Shediac duplexes to 2c. on 3c. stationery envelope registered 1933 (July 14) to New Jersey. Photo.
1259 £140
India used in French Indian Settlements: 1868 (Dec. 27) envelope to London bearing 1865 2a. and 1866-78 4a. tied neat Pondicherry duplex, with ''INDIA PAID'' crescent, London arrival and blue sender's cachet alongside, Bombay transit on reverse, horizontal filing fold, otherwise fine. Photo.
1710 | £190
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: A lightly duplicated mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1925-29 to 10s., 1938-52 to 10s. (3) and 20s. (2), 1953 to 10s. (2) and 20s. (2) mint, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
39 | £300
A Commonwealth and Great Britain accumulation in a box file, Q.V. to early Q.E.II, incl. postal history, K.G.VI sets, etc., an interesting range, mixed condition but many fine. (100s)
427 £320
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s. to £1 set, mainly fine used. 10s. with B.P.A. certificate (undated). S.G. 51b-55, cat. £1,100. Photo.
849 £450
Canada: 1930-31 Die Proofs, 3c. die proof in a deep red shade, affixed to thick card (131 x 139mm), tiny ink speck on King's ear, otherwise very fine. Photo.
1260 | £110
Indian Feudatory States: A collection of unused and used postal stationery on leaves, incl. range of states, also Duttia 1899-1906 1/2a. (2) and 1a. used. (32 items)
1712 | £130
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: 1937 Coronation, specialised selection incl. set in imprint blocks of four used on pieces, 1d. unmounted mint full sheet (no. 447), Waterlow samples (8) with punched security holes incl. vignette imperf. (5) in four different colours, etc., mainly fine. (103 + 1 cover)
40 | £1100
A Commonwealth accumulation in twenty three albums, mainly early Q.E.II, incl. British Guiana 1953-63 to $5 mint, Brunei, Canada with 1897 Jubilee values to 50c. used, Cook Islands, Dominica 1954-62 to $2.40 mint, Gambia 1938-46 to 10s. mint, Ghana, Grenada, Malaya 1945-45 BMA $5 green and red used, Nigeria 1953-58 to £1 mint, Sierra Leone, Singapore 1948 perf. 14 and perf. 171/2 x 18 to $5 mint, 1955-58 to $5 mint, Zanzibar, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
428 £190
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s. and 5s. both showing break in lines below left scroll, fine mint. S.G. 51bbe, 53de, cat. £675. Photo.
852 £550
Canada: 1930-31 1c. green fresh mint imperforate pair, with good to very large margins, trivial wrinkle at left, small area of gum disturbance at top, of fine appearance with part original gum. S.G. 289da, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1261 | £180
Indian Feudatory States: Bhopal: 1878 1/2a. red, a half sheet of 20, incl. ''JAHN'' [5/2], ''NWAB'' [3/2 and 4/2] and ''EEGAM'' [1/3] varieties, unused, central crease between stamps, scissor cut between stamps 2 and 3 at base, otherwise fine. S.G. 2, a-c, cat. £308+.
1713 | £230
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: A lightly duplicated mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1924-29 to 5s. (2) mint and 2s.6d. (2) used, 1931-37 to 5s. (2) mint and values to 5s. used, 1935 Silver Jubilee sets mint (3), 1937 to 5s. mint, 1953 to £1 mint (2), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
41 | £2600
An all World accumulation in forty five albums and loose, early to modern, incl. Ethiopia, Europe with colonies, Latin America, Liberia, United Nations, USA, sport and animal thematics, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
429 £180
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s. purple and blue on blue and 1924-32 2s. both with HPF 54 damaged leaf at bottom right, mint, fine. S.G. 51bf, 88f, cat. £550. Photo.
853 £210
Canada: 1930-31 10c. olive-green imperf. horizontal pair (S.G. 299a, cat. £1,800) mint, slight creasing, also plate proof pair without gum, slight thins on reverse. Photo.
1262 | £350
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: A collection of covers and postal stationery of Cochin and Travancore in two cover albums incl. official overprints on cover, registered, multiple franking, range of cancellations and markings, etc., mixed condition. (208)
1714 £95
Rhodesia and Nyasaland: 1959-62 1d. with variety carmine-red (centre) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 19ac, cat. £200. Photo.
42 | £1050
An accumulation of Middle East and Central Asia in twenty one albums, early to modern, incl. Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Nepal, Syria, Turkey, U.A.E., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
432 £520
Bermuda: 1918-22 £1 purple and black on red, an unmounted mint corner example (mounted in margin) with plate number, showing HPF 5break in scroll, fine and fresh. S.G. 55a, cat. £850+. Photo.
854 £1700
Canada: 1930-31 12c. to $1 in mint imperf. vertical pairs, upper marginal except 50c., the $1 with a few light bends otherwise mainly fine and unmounted. Sc. 175a-177a. Photo.
1263 £600
Indian Feudatory States: Orchha: 1939-42 (?) 5r. and 10r. mint, fine. S.G. 44, 45. Photo.
1715 | £150
Rhodesia and Nyasaland: A collection in an album, incl. 1954-56 to £1 mint (2) and used (2), 1959-62 to £1 (2). etc., also an album of 1960s to 1970s Rhodesia issues, mainly fine. (100s)
43 | £550
An old time lot in a Lincoln album, two Strand albums and loose incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used, K.E.VII 10s. used, Bermuda, Brunei, Hong Kong, India, Malayan States incl. Kedah 1937 to $1 (2) mint, Kelantan 1937 to $1 (2) mint, North Borneo, China, Chinese locals, Foreign P.O's, postmark interest, a few covers, revenues, etc.
433 | £100
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s. (2), 2s.6d. (2) and 10s. all with minor flaws, fine mint.
855 £230
Canada: 1931 Cartier 10c. olive-green, selection incl. lower marginal imperf. pair, unmounted mint (slightly toned gum), pl. 1, 2 and 3 blocks of four and commemorative postcard. S.G. 312.
1264 £480
Ireland: 1823 (Feb. 7) entire letter endorsed ''On the businefs of the Committee for the Relief of the Distrefsed Irish'' addressed to Cork handstamped straight line ''FREE-F.FREELING'' and ''IRELAND'', crowned circular ''FREE'' datestamp in red, and with fine wax seal ''RELIEF/FOR/IRELAND'' on the reverse, most unusual. Photo.
1716 | £420
Romania: 1862 to 1947 mint and used collection in three albums and on stockcards incl. 1862 30par. used, 1864 6par. (3), 30par. (2) unused, 1864 Cuza un-issued set with circular centre design, Prince Carol used imperfs. to 50b., King Carol used to 50. rose (4), commemorative sets incl. 1903 Opening of Post Office used to 50b., 1906 Welfare fund sets, unused, 1930 Air sets with vertical and horizontal watermarks, 1906 Exhibition set mint, later issues mainly mint with selection of miniature sheets, Transylvanian overprints, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
44 | £400
A Commonwealth collection in seven stockbooks, mainly British Africa, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Bechuanaland, Botswana, Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika 1895 ''1/2a'' on 3a. mint, 1897-1903 4r. mint, 1904-10 values to 3r. used, 1922-27 values to 2s.50 used, K.G.VI to £1 used (3), Rhodesia 1892 Surcharge set unused with part original gum, 1913-19 £1 used with fiscal cancellation, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanganyika, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, etc., later issues duplicated, range of Rhodesia and Zimbabwe f.d.c's, mixed condition. (100s)
434 | £150
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s.6d., four mint shades, fair to fine.
856 £1050
Canada: 1932 Ottawa Conference 3c., 5c., 13c. die proofs in issued colours, mounted on card (145 x 150mm), all with ''DUPLICATE OF APPROVED PROOF'' in ink at lower left, initialled and dated ''11 May 32'', ''16-5-32'', and ''8 Sept 32'' respectively, fine and rare. Photo.
1266 £280
Ireland: 1922 (Nov. 2) envelope used within Dublin showing ms. ''Salved From FIRE/G.P.O. Dublin/Eire'' on front and reverse, bearing 1/2d. (4) cancelled Ballsbridge, with Fairview Nov. 25 and Phibsbough D.O. Nov. 28 c.d.s's, ms. ''Not Known at this address'' and violet boxed Return to Sender mark, the cover torn on front. In the early hours of Nov. 6 Republican irregulars forced entry to the sorting office of the G.P.O. in Dublin at nearby Rotunda Rink Post Office, spread petrol and set the building on fire. An official report records ''the loss of a great quantity of correspondence''. Photo.
1717 | £90
Romania: A selection on stockleaves and loose, incl. 1903 Post Office set unmounted mint, 1906 Welfare sets used, etc. (100s)
45 | £820
An all World accumulation in twelve albums, leaves and loose, incl. Canada, Crete, Czechoslovakia, France, Poland, Sweden, Yugoslavia, etc. (1,000s)
435 | £150
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s.6d. six used examples, good to fine.
857 £350
Canada: 1932-33 'Medallion' 1c. to 8c. in mint imperf. horizontal pairs with gum, (some toning), the 1c. to 3c. with slight wrinkles, 4c. to 8c. with glazed gum nevertheless mainly fine. (6 pairs) Sc. 195c-200a, S.G. cat. £1,350. Photo.
1268 £320
Ireland: 1925-28 5s. left marginal block of six with two wide and narrow date vertical pairs, mint, gum wrinkle, otherwise fine. S.G. 84a, cat. £1,000+. Photo.
1718 | £100
Russia: An early to late collection in an album, incl. range of Arms issues, also an album of Baltic States, Armenia, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
46 | £2100
A collection of Latin America in twenty three albums, early to modern, incl. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
436 £110
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s.6d. black and carmine on pale blue with HPF 12] break in scroll, a mint corner example, with some perf. splitting, fine. S.G. 89a, cat. £300. Photo.
859 £270
Canada: 1932-33 'Medallion' 13c. dull violet imperf. mint lower marginal vertical pair, fine and fresh with gum. Sc. 201a, S.G. cat. £800. Photo.
1269 £320
Ireland: 1925-28 10s. wide and narrow date pair, mint, lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 85a, cat. £1,200. Photo.
1719 | £350
Russia: Postal Stationery: A collection on leaves and loose, incl. envelopes with 1855 30k. unused (Illuyshin no. 12), 1863 10k. used (Illuyshin no. 15), postcards, letter cards, also a copy of Illuyshin Postal Stationery catalogue, etc. Ex Stevenson. (82 items)
47 | £720
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used collection in varied condition of British Empire (Countries F to H) in two albums incl. Falkland Island Dependencies 1954 1/2d. to £1 set unmounted mint, Fiji with range of Q.V. issues used, 1938-55 1/2d. to £1 mint, 1940 Postage Due set mint, Gilbert and Ellice Island 1911 overprinted set mint, 1940 Postage Due set mint, Grenada 1883 CA 1s. violet used (damaged), Heligoland, etc. (100s)
437 £240
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s.6d. black and carmine-red on deep grey-blue, HPF 54 damaged leaf at bottom right, mint, fine. S.G. 89if, cat. £600. Photo.
860 £260
Canada: 1933 U.P.U. Congress 5c. dark blue, imperf. vertical pair from the right of the sheet, light bend in selvedge well clear of design, lightly hinged. Sc. 202a, S.G. cat. £850. Photo.
1270 | £1150
Ireland: A collection of mint Seahorse overprints on leaves, comprising 1922 (Feb.-July) Dollard 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s. (also 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. used), 1922 Thom shiny blue-black overprint 2s.6d, 5s. and 10s., 1925-28 Narrow Date and Wide Date 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., Wide date 2s.6d. corner block of four variety circumflex accent over ''A'', 2s.6d. and 5s. Narrow and Wide date horizontal pairs, and 1935 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., slightly mixed condition. (28)
1720 £5500
Russian Revenues: St. Petersburg State Printing Works bound archive book containing thirteen pages, Index, and revenue issues with Russian equivalent of ''SPECIMEN'' handstamps, incl. Distillery Tax, Playing Card 1892 30k. (rare), Tobacco Licence, good range of Tobacco strips, Municipals with Moscow Police, St. Petersburg with District Court, Police Pass, Saratov, Serdobsk, also Postage Stamps with 1884 3r.50 and 7r., etc. One of a very limited number of such books produced by the State Printing Works at the turn of the Twentieth Century. (128). Photo.
49 | £620
A collection in six albums with British Empire incl. many 1935 Jubilee sets used, 1937 Coronation sets used, Ceylon, India, New Zealand Chalons, Malaya Straits Settlements from 1867 first issue used, Sudan 1935 Gordon 20pi. and 50pi. used, Persia, Turkey, etc.
438 £180
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s.6d. black and scarlet-vermilion on deep blue, with HPF 9 break through scroll, diagonal crease at upper right, good mint. S.G. 89jd, cat. £550. Photo.
861 £130
Canada: 1933 Royal William engraved die essay in dark blue for a rejected design of the central vignette, on India paper (80 x 65mm), a few peripheral stains, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
1271 | £380
Ireland: Mainly mint collection from 1922 to 1999 in an album incl. G.B. overprinted to 10s., most commemorative sets with later unmounted, some miniature sheets, etc. (100s)
1721 £2200
Russian Revenues: Three large pages in a folder (probably for presentation purposes), all stamps affixed and overprinted with the Russian equivalent of ''SPECIMEN'', incl. Distillery Tax, Tobacco Licence, Tribunal Court, Municipals with St. Petersburg, etc. (73) Photo.
50 | £230
An all World accumulation in twenty three albums, mainly Great Britain and Jersey with presentation packs and f.d.c.s, mixed condition (100s)
439 | £125
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10s. the three printings, fine mint. S.G. 92.
862 £130
Canada: 1933 Royal William engraved die proof in dark blue for the accepted design of the central vignette, on India paper (82 x 66mm), a few small tone spots, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
1272 | £1400
Israel: A duplicated mint and used collection in seven albums incl. 1948 First Coins sets (2) mint, set with tabs used (1000m. not full tab), some forgeries, 1948 postage due set mint, set used on pieces, set with tabs c.t.o., quantity of later tabbed sets incl. 1948 Jewish New Year mint (2) and used, 1949 National Flag mint (2), 1949 Petah Tiqwa mint (2), 1949 Jewish New Year mint (2) and used, 1949 Second Coins mint and used, 1950 Independence Anniversary mint and used, 1950 Air set mint and used, 1950 Post Office 500pr. mint (2), 1951 National Fund mint and used, 1952 Menorah 1000pr. mint and used, 1953-56 Air set mint, range of tête-bêche issues, later to 2000s, etc., varied condition but mainly fine, most of the mint unmounted. (1,000s)
1722 | £300
Russian Revenues: A selection of documents in a folder and loose, incl. range of stamped paper, Yaroslav 1877 10k. black on green and 10k. black on rose used on 1878 document, etc. (38 items)
51 | £550
A used collection in a K.G.VI printed album, incl. Antigua 1938-51 to £1 (2), British Honduras 1938-47 to $5, Burma 1939 Official set, Hong Kong 1938-52 values to both $10, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
440 £200
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10s. green and red on deep emerald, with broken crown and scroll, mint., minor gum crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 92gb, cat. £700. Photo.
863 £260
Canada: 1933 Royal William 5c. dark blue imperf. horizontal pair, mint, fine. Sc. 204a, S.G. cat. £850. Photo.
1274 | £700
Italy: A collection on three albums, incl. range of early issues, 1928 Filiberto, 1929 Monte-Cassino, 1930 Ferruci, 1930 Virgil, 1931 St Anthony, 1932 Dante (with airs less 10L + 2L.50), 1932 Garibaldi, 1932 Fascist March, 1935 Bellini, 1936 Horace, 1937 Child Welfare, 1937 Augustus the Great and 1937 Famous Italians sets used (dubious cancellations), also 1930 Virgil set mint, range of airs mainly mint, pneumatic post, parcel post with 1884-86 set used, range of Colonies with Cyrenaica 1950 set mint, 1950 postage due set mint, etc., also an album of San Marino with 1877 to 40c.. mint or unused, 1892-94 values to 5l., 1894-99 1l. pale ultramarine unused part original gum, mixed condition. (100s)
1723 | £1950
Russian Revenues: An accumulation on stockleaves, incl. Postal Savings Receipt, Tobacco strips, Tribunal Court, Municipals with Kiev, Nizhnii-Novgorod, Odessa, St. Petersburg incl. Residents Permit with 1889 3r.58 used (3), etc. (100s)
52 | £230
The balance of a collection in eight stockbooks, albums and loose, mainly Commonwealth to around 1970, also some foreign thematics with Swiss covers, mixed condition. (100s)
441 £120
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 12s.6d. grey and orange showing small breaks in scrolls at left, fine mint. S.G. 93. Photo.
864 £250
Canada: 1934 Jacques Cartier 3c. blue imperf. horizontal pair, mint, fine. Sc. 208a, S.G. cat. £800. Photo.
1275 | £160
Italy: A mainly early to middle period dealer's stock of covers in a box, incl. stampless, mixed condition. (100s)
1724 | £40
Russian Revenues: Literature: A selection with a copy of the Revenue catalogue in three parts (in Russian), articles, etc.
53 | £380
A mint collection of British Africa on leaves, incl. East Africa and Uganda protectorates 1903-04 1903-04 to 1r., 3r. and 5r., 1904-07 to 4r., 1907-08 to 75c., 1912-21 5r. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Gambia, Nyasaland 1903-04 to 4s., Somaliland 1904 to 5r., etc., mixed condition. (151)
442 £160
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 12s.6d. grey and orange, with minor variety break in scroll at top to right of Crown, fine used. S.G. 93, cat. £375+. Photo.
865 £500
Canada: 1934 Loyalists 10c. olive-green imperf. horizontal pair from the left of the sheet, mint (small area of light discolouration at top), scarce. Sc. 209a, S.G. cat. £1,600. Photo.
1276 | £920
Italy: Express Mail: A collection of covers, cards and stamps on leaves, incl. 1903 25c. imperforate vertical pair from the foot of the sheet, 1921 1L.20 on 30c. one mint and one used on 1922 cover to Germany, 1925-26 2L. used on 1922 (Sept.) cover to England, 1917 Air 25c. used on covers (2), 1917 25c. on 40c. used on covers (2), etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1725 £150
Russian Revenues: 1872 two perforated essays depicting a Peasant Girl in the top panel instead of Imperial Arms, one has plain tab box, other has security underprint, both on gummed paper, most unusual and rare. Photo.
54 | £300
1851 to 1950s mint and used collection of Scandinavia incl. Denmark with 1851 to 1862 range of imperforates, 1864-68 used values to 8s., 1925-29 Air set, mint, Norway 1855 4sk. blue used, 1930 Tourist Association set mint, Finland incl. selection of used serpentine roulettes, Sweden 1855-58 4s. used, 1858-72 used values to 50ö., 1862-72 3ö. bistre-brown, used, Officials, postage dues, etc., mixed conditions.
443 £300
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 12s.6d. grey and orange showing HPF 54 'damaged leaf at lower right, fine mint from the foot of the sheet. S.G. 93f, cat. £800. Photo.
866 £380
Canada: 1934 New Brunswick 2c. red-brown imperf. horizontal pair from the left of the sheet, unmounted mint, fine. Sc. 210a, S.G. cat. £850. Photo.
1277 £300
Italian Post Offices in Turkey: Constantinople: 1922 Express 15p. on 1L.20 on 30c. in a used block of eight from the foot of the sheet on fragment, very rare. Believed to the largest surviving used multiple. Signed Sassone. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
1726 | £260
Russian Revenues: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1875 watermark horizontal 5k. used, 40k. mint and used, 1882 watermark horizontal 15k. used (3), 1907 15k. mint corner example showing pre-printing paper fold resulting in half of design unprinted, 50k. imperforate pair, 1r. imperforate tête-bêche block of six, 2r. imperforate tête-bêche block of eight, 5r. mint block comprising six tête-bêche pairs, etc. (few 100s)
55 | £580
An old time lot in three Strand albums, a small stockbook and on leaves incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used, 1841 1d. with number ''9'' in Maltese Cross, 1918 Seahorse 2s.6d. mint, railway letter stamps, Australia and States, Bermuda 1913 5s. and 10s. used, British Africa, Somaliland, Belgium 1915 ''FRANKEN'' 5f. used, China, Netherlands 1920 2g.50 on 10g. orange used, 1923 Accession 5g. indigo used, a few postal history items, etc.
444 £160
Bermuda: Propaganda Forgeries of 1937 1/2d. to 3d., set of six values with framed ''LIQUIDATION/OF EMPIRE/BERMUDA-Is.'' overprint, ''used'' except 1/2d. ''unused'', fine. Photo.
867 £2100
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1c. to 13c. set of large die proofs, die sunk on India paper affixed to card (150 x 230mm), the 2c., 10c. and 13c. in trial colours of black, olive-green and purple respectively, the others in issued shades, a few peripheral imperfections, the 1c. with a dozen or so pierced holes well away from the proof, otherwise mainly fine and a rare set. (6) Photo.
1279 £200
Jamaica: 1916 (Apr.-Sept.) ''WAR STAMP'' type 19 on 1/2d. yellow-green, variety overprint inverted, in an unmounted mint block of four from the right of the sheet, fine. S.G. 68c, cat. £520+. Photo.
1727 | £120
Russian Revenues: A selection on leaves, incl. 1875 5k. mint strip of four, 1882 10k. mint block of twelve, 40k. used strip of four, 1887 80k. used block of twelve, 1888 15k. mint corner pair and used strip of four, etc. (81)
56 | £820
An all World accumulation in three albums, seven stockbooks, on leaves and loose, incl. Czechoslovakia, Denmark 1925-29 Air set mint, Luxembourg, Sweden, U.S.A., etc. (1,000s)
445 £260
Bermuda: 1938-53 2s.6d. black and red on pale blue, perf. 14, lower right corner marginal plate no. block of four [47-48, 59-60], showing HPF 60 broken lower right scroll, [47 showing broken leaf at left], unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 117b, be, cat. £716+. Photo.
868 £180
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1c. to 13c. set of six in imperf. plate proof pairs on India paper on card, a few minor wrinkles, fine and attractive. Photo.
1280 £900
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 1/2d. blue-green, an unmounted mint block of six from the top right corner of the sheet with plate number, one with variety ''R'' inserted by hand, fine. S.G. 70, c, cat. £1,800+. Photo.
1728 £140
Russian Revenues: 1879 10k. brown perforated proof without value in tab with manuscript notation on reverse, also mint block of eight of the issued stamp. Photo.
57 | £600
A Commonwealth mainly mint accumulation on leaves, K.G.V to Q.E.II, incl. Abu Dhabi 1964 set unmounted, Aden States, Brunei 1923 Exhibition overprints set, 1947-52 to $10, Burma 1927 overprinted to 10r., 1939-40 set, Pakistan 1947 overprints set, 1948-57 to 20r. (2) with perfs., Officials with 1947 set, 1948-54 to 10r. (3, perfs.), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
446 £230
Bermuda: 1938-53 2s.6d. black and red on pale blue, perf. 14, a lower right corner marginal pair with plate no. 1, the right hand stamp showing HPF 60 broken lower right scroll flaw, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 117be, cat. £650+. Photo.
869 £650
Canada: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1c. to 13c. set of six in mainly fine unmounted mint imperf. pairs, the 2c. with trivial corner wrinkle at upper right and 13c. with light gum crease. Sc. 211a-216a, S.G. cat. £1,900. Photo.
1281 £130
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 11/2d. orange mint with variety ''S'' inserted by hand, fine lightly mounted mint. S.G. 71c, cat. £425+. Photo.
1729 £210
Russian Revenues: 1879 15k. green and yellow-green perforated proof without value in tab with manuscript notation on reverse, also mint block of eight of the issued stamp. Photo.
58 | £200
A mainly unmounted mint selection of K.U.T. and Nyasaland on stockcards, K.G.VI to early Q.E.II, incl. K.U.T. 1938-54 perf. 13 x 113/4 reddish purple and black pair, perf. 13 x 121/2 50c. with dot removed in pair with normal, etc., a few with gum toning, otherwise mainly fine. (51)
447 £250
Bermuda: 1938-53 2s.6d. black and red on pale blue, a fresh mint lower right corner plate block of four showing HPF 60 broken lower right scroll, fine. S.G. 117b, be. Photo.
870 £230
Canada: 1935 Definitives, 13c., 20c., 50c., and $1 enlarged photographic proofs mounted on thick card (130 x 111mm), each with ''Philatelic Sect., Fin. Br./FEB 8 1936/P.O. Dept., Ottawa.'' handstamp on reverse, unusual. (4) Photo.
1282 £180
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 11/2d. orange, with variety ''S'' inserted by hand, a few blunted perfs., otherwise fine used. S.G. 71c, unpriced used. Photo.
1730 £550
Russian Revenues: 1887 5k. perforated proofs (4) printed in brown, green and red-brown, brown with brown and blue security underprint, blue and black, one has the pencil notation on reverse. Photo.
59 | £550
An all World collection in nine albums (one early Strand) contained in a carton, incl. Great Britain, British Empire, Japan with a range of early forgeries, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
448 £110
Bermuda: 1938-53 5s. dull yellow-green and red on yellow, line perf. 141/4, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 118b, cat. £300. Photo.
871 £220
Canada: 1937 Coronation 3c. large die proof on India paper (98 x 98mm) in deep carmine (darker than the issued shade), die sunk into card (200 x 152mm), with die number ''X-G-663'' and ''CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED'' imprint below design, a few light marks, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
1283 £600
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 11/2d. orange, in mint block of four (three are unmounted) from the top of the sheet, [R. 1/10] showing variety ''R'' inserted by hand and with watermark inverted, slightly toned gum, otherwise a fine and rare combination of varieties. S.G. 71w, e. Photo.
1731 £240
Russian Revenues: 1907 imperforate plate proofs of the 10k., 20k. and 50k, overprinted ''O'' (from the Russian for ''SPECIMEN''). Photo.
60 | £400
An all World dealer's stock in a box, incl. locals, letter seals (mainly German), Australian, British and Scandinavian railway stamps, range of telephone stamps and telephone thematics, telegraphs, range of labels on cover, range of strike mail, exhibition covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
449 £420
Bermuda: 1938-53 5s. deep green and red on yellow, line perf. 141/4, plate no. single showing HPF 59 broken top right scroll, fine unmounted mint with usual streaky gum. S.G. 118bd, cat. £1,300. Photo.
872 £260
Canada: 1937 Coronation 3c. carmine imperf. vertical pair, small natural gum blemish, otherwise fine unmounted mint. Sc. 237a, S.G. cat. £900. Photo.
1284 £600
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 11/2d. orange, in mint pair, [R. 1/10] showing variety ''R'' inserted by hand, fine. S.G. 71, e, cat. £1,500+. Photo.
1732 £130
Russian Revenues: 1907 imperforate plate proof block of the 1r. showing a dramatic pre-printing paper fold, most unusual and rare. Photo.
61 | £380
An old time lot in an album, two stockbooks and loose in envelopes, with G.B. incl. 1841 1d. red covers incl. number ''2'' in Maltese Cross, 1846 Masham Penny Post, Newfoundland from 1860 3d. green imperf. mint, 1887 to 10c. black mint, Chile, Thailand 1947 5b., 10b. mint, other covers, etc.
450 | £80
Bermuda: 1938-53 10s. green and deep lake on bright yellow-green and 10s. deep green and dull red on green (emerald paper), mint, former has minor frame flaw at left.
873 £880
Canada: 1937-38 Definitives, K.G.VI master die proof for lower values, undenominated, in dark green on India paper affixed to card (40 x 55mm), fine and rare. Photo.
1285 £110
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 11/2d. orange. in an unmounted mint (a trifle toned) block of six, one with with inverted ''d'' for ''P'', fine. R.P.S. certificate (1981). S.G. 71, f, cat. £200+ Photo.
1733 | £550
Russian Revenues: Consular: A selection on leaves, incl. 1913 5p. mint pair, 1k. mint pair, 1r.50 used, 5r. used, 7r.50 mint, 1917 75k., 2r.25k., 3r. (2), the 1917 issues with pencil notes on reverse. etc. (28)
62 | £500
A K.E.VII mint and used British Empire collection in varied condition in three Devon albums incl. N.Z., Papua 1938 and 1939 Air sets used, St. Helena, Solomon Islands, British Africa, also a quantity of other items with covers and cards, etc. contained in two cartons (100s)
452 £800
Bermuda: 1938-53 10s. yellowish green and deep carmine-red on green variety broken lower right scroll, unmounted mint, a few gum streaks, otherwise fine. S.G. 119ce, cat. £2,750. Photo.
874 £1200
Canada: 1937-38 Definitives, 1c. to 8c. set of large die proofs in issued colours, on India paper on card (229 x 154mm), a few slight peripheral stains, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
1286 £140
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 11/2d. orange, an unmounted mint pair, right stamp showing ''P'' inserted by hand and no stop, fine. S.G. 71 var. Photo.
1734 | £350
Russian Revenues: Consular: A selection, incl. 1913 2k., 10k., 50k. and 3r. mint, 1r.50 used (2), 1917 3r. used, etc. (16)
63 | £350
An unmounted mint Commonwealth selection, comprising Bahawalpur with 1945 Official set, British Honduras 1953-62 set with both 50c., Cook Islands, Gold Coast with 1948 set, Great Britain 1902-10 5d. block of four, Niue with 1941 unsurfaced 2s.6d. and 5s. blocks of four, Pakistan with 1947 25r., and Tonga with 1942-49 2s.6d. and 5s. corner blocks of four, mainly fine. (108)
453 £300
Bermuda: 1938-53 12s.6d. deep grey and brownish orange, fine unmounted mint upper marginal example with usual brownish gum. S.G. 120, cat. £550. B.P.A. certificate (1989). Photo.
875 £600
Canada: 1937-38 Definitives, 1c. to 8c. in marginal imperf. pairs, 1c. with vertical gum wrinkle, 2c. pair with manuscript annotation in lower selvedge, otherwise very fine and unmounted or lightly hinged. Sc. 231c-236a. Photo.
1287 £140
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 11/2d. orange, with watermark inverted and has ''STAMP'' omitted, mint, slightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 71w, var. Photo.
1735 | £580
Russian Revenues: Distillery Tax: 1890 unused 1r., 3r., 5r. with pencil note on reverse, 10r., 25r. with pencil note on reverse, 1892 1k. block of four, 5k., 50k., used 1890 1k. block of four, 5k., 10k. block of four, 50k. (2), 1r. block of four, 3r., block of four, 5r. irregular strip of three, 10r block of four and 25r. pair.
64 | £320
An all World accumulation in mixed condition in albums and stockbooks contained in four cartons with a number of remaindered old time collections incl. a Senf album, pair of empty New Imperial albums, etc. (many 100s)
454 £290
Bermuda: 1938-53 12s.6d. grey and yellow, perf. 14, fine unmounted mint upper marginal example. B.P.A. (1983) and Murray Payne (undated) certificate. S.G. 120d, cat. £700. Photo.
876 £80
Canada: 1937-38 Definitives, 10c. to $1 plate proofs (less 13c. for which no plate proofs produced) with additional 20c., on India paper on card, mainly fine. Photo.
1289 £120
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 3d. purple on lemon, variety overprint inverted, mint, fine. B.P.A. certificate (1949). S.G. 72aa, cat. £325. Photo.
1736 | £220
Russian Revenues: Municipals: Kolpino: 1888 5k. blue strip of five on piece, 10k. 21/2 used on piece with pencil notes on reverse. Barefoot 1, 2.
65 | £680
A collection of Pacific islands in two stockbooks, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. British Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, Hawaii, New Hebrides, Niue, Samoa with German 1900 5pf. mint, Tonga with 1942-49 set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', etc., mixed condition. (100s)
455 £110
Bermuda: 1938-53 12s.6d. grey and yellow, perf. 14, fine lightly mounted mint. S.G. 120d. Photo.
877 £750
Canada: 1937-38 Definitives, 10c. to $1 set of mint imperf. pairs, incl. both shades of the 10c., mainly fine. Sc. 241b-245b. Photo.
1290 £350
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 3d. purple on lemon, mint showing ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, fine. S.G. 72b, cat. £900. Photo.
1737 £90
Russian Revenues: Municipals: Moscow: Court of Appeal: 1886 20k. used strip of seven, 30k. pair and single. Barefoot 1, 2. Photo.
66 | £150
An all World collection in four albums (one Imperial) and loose, incl. Commonwealth, Europe, Great Britain with 1840 1d. black (three margins) and 2d. blue (four margins) used, later Q.V. to 5s. used, U.S.A., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
456 | £60
Bermuda: 1938-53 £1 purple and black on pale-red and £1 deep reddish purple and black on pale red, former mounted, latter unmounted. S.G. 121, c.
878 £520
Canada: 1939 Royal Visit 1c. to 3c. set of die proofs in issued colours on India paper on card (226 x 150mm) with imprint and numbers below, a few imperfections clear of impressions, the 3c. with light crease to card, scarce. Photo.
1291 £400
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 3d. purple on lemon, a used vertical strip of three, centre stamp showing ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, fine. S.G. 72b, cat. £900+. Photo.
1738 £380
Russian Revenues: Municipals: St. Petersburg: Baptism Registration Fee: 1r. dated 1869 and 1871, 3r. dated 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870 and 1871, scarce, three with pencil notes on reverse. Barefoot 2, 3. Photo.
67 | £620
A mint collection in two S.G. K.G.VI printed albums, one sparsely filled, incl. Aden 1937 Dhow to 2r., etc., mainly fine. (100s)
457 £260
Bermuda: 1938-53 Perf. 13 £1 bright violet and black on scarlet in a block of four from the top left corner of the sheet, stamps are unmounted, fine. S.G. 121e, cat. £720+. Photo.
879 £480
Canada: 1939 Royal Visit 1c. to 3c. set of mint marginal imperf. horizontal pairs, fine. Sc. 246a-248a, S.G. cat. £2,550. Photo.
1292 £260
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 3d. purple on lemon in a mint right marginal block of six (2 x 3), the right centre stamp with [R. 6/12] variety ''S'' inserted by hand also inverted (unmounted), fine and fresh. S.G. 72, c, var. Photo.
1739 | £650
Russian Revenues: Municipals: St. Petersburg: Police: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1865 5k. showing almost complete off-set on reverse, Police (District) 1860 3k. and 15k. used on part document, 1883 25r. used (2), range of bisects on pieces, etc. (357)
68 | £260
A collection in eight albums, a stockbook and loose, with G.B. incl. 1840 1d. with four margins used, 1d. reds, 1951 high values mint, Bahrain, Burma 1947 Official set to 10r. mint, China, Malayan States, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Southern Rhodesia 1924 7s.6d. revenue used, etc.
458 £150
Bermuda: 1938-53 perf. 14 £1 bluish purple and black on salmon, plate block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 121 var. Photo.
881 £3500
Canada: 1942-48 War Effort, 1c. to $1 set of large die proofs in the issued colours (less 3c. in rose-violet, this being a colour change) on India paper affixed to card (50c. hinged in position), all except 13c. with die no. and ''CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, LIMITED'' imprint below impression, some toning on the 4c., a fine and very rare set of proofs. (14) Photo.
1293 £650
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 3d. purple on yellow variety ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, mint from the right of the sheet, fine and very scarce. S.G. 72ea, cat. £1,200. Photo.
1740 | £150
Russian Revenues: Municipals: St. Petersburg: Police: A selection on leaves, incl. range of bisects on pieces, 1889 piece with 5k. and 10k. with Hospital Tax 1889 1r. (2), also a 1886 1r. pair, etc. (23)
69 | £380
An all World selection in a carton, mainly early, incl. 1840 ship letter from Havana to London with ''PORTSMOUTH/SHIP LETTER'' handstamp in red, French and Italian entires with 1863 to Austria disinfected cover bearing Papal States 8b. tied barred cancellation, 1859 entire from France to Ireland via London bearing Napoleon 40c. and Great Britain 1d., collection of early to modern Netherlands in two Davo albums, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
460 £150
Bermuda: 1971 Golfing in Bermuda 4c. variety watermark Crown to right of CA, in a block of six from the lower right corner of the sheet with imprint, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 279w, cat. £330+. Photo.
882 £1600
Canada: 1942-48 War Effort, 1c. to $1 set in mint imperf. horizontal pairs, the 14c. with small gum adhesion, the $1 stained at lower left clear of design, otherwise mainly fine and fresh, a few unmounted. Sc. 249d-262a. Photo.
1294 £550
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 3d. purple on yellow variety ''S'' in ''STAMP'' inserted by hand unusually applied double, fine and very scarce. S.G. 72eb, var. Photo.
1741 | £220
Russian Revenues: Municipals: St. Petersburg: Police Pass: 1865 5k. blue in an unused block twenty with one label, also 3k. green used on document. Barefoot 23, 24.
70 | £1150
An accumulation of Benelux countries in eight albums, early to modern, incl. Belgium with a range of Epaulettes and Medallions, Colonies, Luxembourg with a range of early issues, Officials with 1908-19 set mint, Netherlands with Colonies, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
461 £80
Bermuda: 1986 World Wildlife Fund 90c. on $3, in an unmounted mint vertical gutter pair showing surcharge double, very fine unmounted mint. S.G. 534a. Photo.
883 £140
Canada: 1957 Royal Visit 5c., progressive die proof of vignette of the Royal couple, in black on glazed paper (89 x 82mm), fine and rare. Photo.
1295 £140
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 3d. purple on yellow, variety ''S'' in ''STAMP'' inserted by hand, fine lightly mounted. R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. 72eb, cat. £425. Photo.
1742 £680
Russian Revenues: Municipals: St. Petersburg: Residents Permit: 1895 set of five imperforate proofs without indication of value, printed in brown, orange, blue, yellow-green and red on wove paper (55 x 90mm). Photo.
71 | £420
An accumulation in varied condition in thirteen albums and stockbooks and loose contained in two cartons with mint and used British Empire incl. some complete definitive sets with North Borneo 1947, 1954-59 and 1961 sets mint, G.B., Channel Islands, etc. (many 100s)
463 | £3500
Bermuda: A mint collection in an album, incl. 1865-1903 perf. 14 to 1s. with 6d. watermark inverted single and pair, 1875 1d. on 2d., 1d. on 3d. and 1s. on 1s. (3), 1893-1904 values to 1s., 1906-10 to 4d., 1918-22 2s. (4), 2s.6d. (2), 4s. (5), 5s. (4, one showing nick in scroll), 10s. (3) and £1 (3),1920-21 and 1921 Tercentenary sets, 1924-32 2s. (4), 2s.6d. (7), 10s. and 12s.6d., 1938-53 range of perfs. to 10s. (10), 12s.6d. (8) and £1 (7), 1953-62 to £1, etc., range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
888 | £2500
Canada: A collection in a F.G. De Luxe album, incl. 1859 to 17c. (2) used, range of unused and used Queens, 1893 20c. and 50c. used, 1897 Jubilee values to $1, $4 and $5 used, 1897-98 set mint or used, 1898-1902 20c. mint, 1903 to 50c. mint, 1908 Quebec set mint, British Columbia 1865-67 3d. mint, 1868-71 2c., 5c. and 25c. mint, Newfoundland range of imperfs. with 1860 3d. (2), 1862-64 1d. (2), 2d., 4d., 5d., 6d., 61/2d., 8d. (2) and 1s. mint or unused (some regummed), 1897 400th Anniversary set mint, 1910 perf. 12 set mint, 1911-16 Coronation set mint, 1919 Caribou set mint, 1923-24 set mint, 1933 Humphrey Gilbert set mint, New Brunswick 1851-60 3d. and 6d. used, 1860-63 5c. Connell imperf. plate proof in brown, Nova Scotia 1851-60 1d. unused with part original gum (touched at left), Prince Edward Island mint selection, Vancouver Island 1860 21/2d. unused (2), 1865 5c. and 10c. mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1296 £600
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 20 on 3d. purple on yellow in a used block of four, one with variety ''S'' in ''STAMP'' inserted by hand and inverted, fine and very rare. S.G. 72eb, var. Photo.
1743 £750
Russian Revenues: Municipals: St. Petersburg: Residents Permit: 1895 For men, five imperforate proofs without indication of value, on paper (55 x 95mm) printed in different colours, attractive. Photo.
72 | £210
The balance of a collection in varied condition in nine albums, on leaves and loose sorted in envelopes contained in two cartons incl. K.U.T., Tristan da Cunha 1952 overprinted and 1954 sets, two of each mint, later unmounted mint in packets with 1961 set, selection of covers and cards incl. 1858 envelope from U.S.A. to London with cut down 12c. vertical pair, etc. (many 100s)
464 | £1250
Bermuda: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1865-1903 perf. 14 and perf. 14 x 121/2 duplicated to 1s., 6d. with watermark inverted, 1874 type 6 3d. on 1s. (Brandon certificate), type 7 3d. on 1s., 1875 1d. on 1s., 1883-1904 to 1s. (3), 1918-22 5s., 10s. (2, one on piece with copy of B.P.A. certificate for the original cover), 1920-21 and 1921 Tercentenary sets, 1924-32 2s. (2), 2s.6d. (3), 10s. (2) and 12s.6d., 1938-56 duplicated to £1 (6), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
889 | £1950
Canada: Q.V. to K.G.VI used collection in a Lighthouse album incl. 1851 to 1859 selection of pence issues comprising 1851 6d., 1852-57 3d. (3), 6d., 71/2d. (2), 10d., 1858-59 3d., 1897 Jubilee to $2, $4, 1898-1902 duplicated to 20c. (3), 1903-12 duplicated to 50c. (2), 1928-29 to $1 (2), a few Officials, registration stamps, airs, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1298 £150
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 1/2d. blue-green with variety overprint on back only, fine unmounted mint, signed Bloch in pencil. S.G. 73c, cat. £250+. Photo.
1744 | £720
Russian Revenues: Municipals: A selection in a folder, incl. Kronstadt 1890 1r. blue and pale blue unused pair with pencil note on reverse, Lomzha 1884 Court Fee 15k. pair, Lyutsin 1880 Chancellery 10k., Pyatigorsk 1895 1r. brown unused (with pencil note on reverse) and used, Riga, Rostov 1898 1r. (2, one on document), Saratov 1877 Chancellery 20k., 30k. (2), 1879 30k. with pencil note on reverse, 1880 20k. and 30k., 1881 30k. with pencil note on reverse, 1890 10k. strip of three, 1900 10k. with pencil note on reverse, Sebastopol 1898 Passport Fee 10k. with pencil note on reverse, etc. (54)
73 | £170
An accumulation in six albums, two notebooks and on stockcards contained in a carton with mint and used British Empire incl. New Zealand, Germany with Third Reich issues, a collection of Foreign Countries K-Z in a New Ideal, etc. (100s)
470 £950
Bermuda: 1851 entire letter from New York to Hamilton, Bermuda, handstamped with a good strike of the very scarce two line ''BERMUDA/SHIP LETTER'' in red and charged ''4'', very few are known. Photo.
890 | £1050
Canada: An accumulation of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in five albums, leaves and loose, incl. 1863 cover to Scotland, franked by 1859 17c., 1864 cover to U.S.A., franked by 10c. brown, 1898 Map 2c. mint blocks of 21 and 4, 1942 die proof of the 10c. central vignette on sunken card, advertising envelopes and cards, flown covers, registered mail, official mail, range of cancellations with North West Territories, etc. Ex Stevenson. (many 100s)
1299 £170
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 1/2d. blue-green, showing variety ''WAR'' omitted, fine mint. S.G. unlisted, B&K G26c. Photo.
1745 £280
Russian Revenues: Railway: St. Petersburg-Moscow 1k. (2), 2k. (2), 3k. (2), 5k. (2, one with shifted perfs.) and 10k. (2) in mint blocks of four. Photo.
74 | £260
A K.G.VI mint and used collection in an S.G. printed album, incl. Bahrain 1942-45 3p. to 12a. mint, 1948-49 to 10r. on 10s. mint, Morocco Agencies 1949 and 1950 sets mint, etc. (100s)
472 | £80
Bermuda: Registered Mail, A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. postal stationery with Q.V. 2d. size F unused, 1903 2d. size F used, K.G.VI 3d. sizes F and H2 unused, etc. (27 items)
891 | £480
Canada: An extensive mainly mint Q.E.II collection in 25 stockbooks, two folders, on pages and loose, within five cartons, incl. mint with commemorative issues from 1950s to 2005, many in marginal, imprint or traffic light blocks, a few K.G.VI issues, extensive range of booklets, a few postage dues, pre-cancels, later material often accompanied by presentation pack and first day cover, some material in mixed condition but the vast majority being good to fine. (1,000s)
1300 £160
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 11/2d. orange in an unmounted mint block of nine, one with variety stop inserted and ''P'' impressed a second time, fine. Brandon certificate (1986). S.G. 74, b. Photo.
1746 | £190
Russian Revenues: Tobacco Licence: 1895 11/2r. (4), 21/2R. (12), 3r. (3), 5r. (11), 10r. (6), 20r. (3), Supplementary Taxes 21/2r., 5r. (2), 10r. (3) and 20r. strip of three with pencil note on reverse. Barefoot 7 to 18.
75 | £420
An all World accumulation in a carton, mostly middle to modern period, mainly Great Britain incl. a range of covers with 1867-80 plate 1 10d. used on 1867 cover to Calcutta with neat Aberystwyth duplex, plate 8 6d. used on cover to New York, plate 4 9d. on cover to Madras, plate 4 1s. pair used on cover to New York, 1880-81 5d. used on cover to Florence, 1897-92 Jubilee 1s. green on cover to New Zealand, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
474 | £110
Bermuda: Cancellations: A small Q.V. selection on leaves, incl. datestamps with types H2, H3, PM4, PM5, P5 (used as a cancellation), type K1 bar cancellations, etc. (19)
892 | £260
Canada: Mint and used collection from 1859 to 1979 in an album incl. 1859-64 used to 17c., Small Queens, Jubilee to 50c. used, 1898-1902 to 20c. used, 1908 Tercentenary mint to 20c. (less 15c.), 1928-29 and 1930 sets used to $1, later material mainly unmounted mint, registration, special delivery, Officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1301 £170
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 11/2d. orange in a mint pair, left stamp showing virtually complete omission of overprint, other with most omitted, fine mint. S.G. 74 var. Photo.
1747 £270
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Crown CA £1 grey and purple on red, fine used on piece, scarce. S.G. 96, cat. £700. Photo.
76 | £320
A Q.V. to K.G.V British Empire collection in New Imperial albums volumes I and II, mint and used, incl. G.B. with surface printed used, etc. (100s)
475 | £90
Bermuda: Cancellations: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of mainly c.d.s's on leaves, incl. types H5 to H15 with St. George's and St. David's type H9, (2) types H11-H13 (36), type H15 (14), etc. (158)
893 | £580
Canada: Q.E.II mint collection of definitive and commemorative issues 1953 to 1980s incl. extensive specialised collections of 1967-73 Centennial issue incl. 7c. green horizontal pair imperf. between, 1977-86 with 12c. and 14c. imperf. horizontal pairs, 1985 with selection of coil stamps incl. 37c. imperf. vertical pair, booklet panes, coils, etc., mainly good to fine. (1,000s)
1302 £120
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 11/2d. orange showing variety ''WAR'' omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. unlisted, B&K G27c. Photo.
1748 £65
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 8d. showing 'broken mainmast' variety [R. 2/1], mint, fine. S.G. 105a, cat. £200. Photo.
77 | £380
An accumulation in six albums, on leaves and in packets in a carton, with collections in two Imperial albums, a small printed album for K.E.VII issues, Burma, India postal stationery used, Seychelles, China with locals, Yunnan 1926 to 50c. mint, France postage dues, selection of covers and pieces with cancellation interest incl. Paquebot, T.P.O's, etc. (many 100s)
476 | £110
Bermuda: A selection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. Postage Dues, Missent to Bermuda (4), Official Paid, etc. (63 items)
894 | £320
Canada: K.G.VI duplicated mint collection in three stockbooks mainly in imprint or marginal blocks of four incl. 1939 Royal Visit, 1937-38 to 5c., 1946-47 $1 purple blocks of four (4) from each corner of the sheet, good selection of coils, booklet panes, some K.G.V incl. 1933 U.P.U. Congress 5c. imperf. single, etc., mainly good to fine. (100s)
1303 £500
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 11/2d. orange in a used plate block of six, top row showing overprint transposed, lower strip with ''WAR'' omitted, fine. S.G. 74 unlisted. Photo.
1750 £1100
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 15s. grey and purple on blue, used, fine. S.G. 113, cat. £2,750. Photo.
78 | £190
A collection in eight albums with Commonwealth incl. Canada, foreign incl. China, Greece, Japan from first issues mint and used, Korea, Yemen, a few covers, etc.
477 £290
Bermuda: Boer War, 1901 (Aug. 17) stampless cover from Barberton to Ladysmith, redirected to Bermuda with manuscript ''Not Burts'', ''Not Morgans'', Not Darrells'', ''Try Hospital,'' with pink censor label and circular framed ''2D.'', with Ladysmith, (2) Pretoria, Bermuda c.d.s's on reverse. Photo.
895 | £350
Canada: Collection from 1897 to 1958 on leaves with fresh mint issues in varied condition incl. 1897 Jubilee 1/2c. to 50c., 1908 Quebec set, 1928-29 1c. to $1, 1930-31 1c. to $1, later sets to $1, also unmounted mint Newfoundland in packets with 1937 Coronation sets of eleven (19), etc. (few 100)
1304 £120
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 3d. horizontal pair, one with variety stop inserted and ''P'' impressed a second time, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 75, b, cat. £225+. Photo.
1751 £180
Saint Helena: 1934 Centenary 1/2d. to 10s. set, fine used. S.G. 114-123, cat. £475. Photo.
79 | £220
A collection in a Schaubek album and loose leaves incl. Austria, France from 1849 imperfs., Germany and States, Greece Hermes Heads, British Empire with Hong Kong 1891 Jubilee 2c. used, etc.
478 | £160
Bermuda: Censored Mail: A collection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. W.W.I with two triangular and three circular censor marks, W.W.II with range of censor tapes, etc. (30 items)
896 | £1850
Canada: Q.V. mint and unused collection on leaves incl. 1859 Cents Issue with 10c., 12c. (2), 17c. (2), 1864 2c. (2), 1868-90 values to 15c. with Ottawa and Montreal printings, range of perfs. etc., 1893 20c., 50c., 1879-98 with duplicated values to 8c., 1898-1902 to 20c. incl. 2c. with kiss print, Greene certificate (2002), range of pre-cancels, 1879 Jubilee to 50c. (2) and £1 with some duplicated lower values, mainly good to fine. (100s)
1305 £320
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 3d. with variety overprint sideways (reading up), fine mint, also shows ''STAMP'' omitted due to misplacement. B.P.A. certificate (1949). S.G. 75d, var. Photo.
1752 £3800
Saint Helena: 1961 Tristan Relief Fund 21/2c.+3d. to 10c.+1s. set, each an unmounted mint marginal example, fine. Sorani certificate (1993). S.G. 172-175, cat. £8,000. Photo.
80 | £140
A mainly mint Commonwealth collection in a stockbook, all different, incl. much K.G.VI with better values, good early Q.E.II sets, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
480 £750
Bermuda: A group of covers bearing the 1938-53 issue, comprising perf. 14 2s. to £1 (less 5s.) used on local philatelic cover tied by Hamilton 4 APR 49 c.d.s's (Ex Dickgiesser), 2s. sixth printing (Mar. 1943) deep red-purple and blue on pale blue lower right corner marginal plate no. block of four [47-48, 59-60] showing HPF 47a used on 1948 (Apr. 1) cover to U.S.A., perf. 13 2s., 2s.6d., 5s. and 12s.6d. used on philatelic cover to U.S.A. tied by St. Georges ''19 JAN 51'' c.d.s's, perf. 14 10s., 12s.6d. and £1 on cover used locally at Hamilton tied by Nov. 26 1948 c.d.s's, perf. 14 12s.6d. grey and brownish orange used on 1946 (Apr. 20) registered cover to England tied by ''HAMILTON'' c.d.s., 12s.6d. ordinary paper used on 1946 registered cover to England tied by lightly struck ''HAMILTON'' c.d.s., perf. 14 £1 used on 1950 (Nov. 25) 3d. registered postal stationery envelope to Germany with St. Georges c.d.s., and £1 deep reddish purple and black on pale red, used on 1948 (Apr.) cover, registered to U.S.A., mainly fine. Photo. (8)
897 | £190
Canada: A dealer's stock of covers in a box, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. range of postal stationery, mixed condition. (100s)
1306 £320
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 3d. with variety overprint sideways (reading up), fine mint, also shows ''WAR'' omitted due to misplacement. B.P.A. certificate (1934). S.G. 75d, var. Photo.
1753 £1300
Saint Helena: 1961 Tristan Relief Fund 21/2c.+3d. to 10c.+1s. set used on local cover, tied by individual ''ST.HELENA/C/OC 12/61'' first day c.d.s's. S.G. 172-75. Photo.
81 | £220
A mainly Commonwealth selection on stock cards, comprising Bermuda 1875 1d. on 3d. part original gum, Canada group of mint Queens (4) to 15c., Liechtenstein 1931 Air set mint, and a selection of New Zealand with Chalons and postal fiscals, mixed condition. (100s)
482 | £160
British Antarctic Territory: A collection in an album, incl. 1963-69 to £1 black and light blue (2) and £1 red and brownish black used, 1971 surcharge set f.d.c. with additional 1969 £1 red and brownish black, etc., mainly fine. (170)
898 | £680
Canada: Special Delivery: A collection of covers, cards and stamps on leaves and loose, incl. 1898 10c. plate ''1'' strip of three part gum, 10c. used on 1898, 1899, 1901 (2) and 1902 covers, 1930 20c. used on 1931, 1932 (2) and 1933 covers, 1931 20c. on 1931 (Sept.) cover, 1938 20c. used on cover on the first day, 1939 10c. on 20c. used on 1939 (Mar. 1) and one used on the first day, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1307 £140
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 3d. with variety overprint sideways (reading up), fine mint. S.G. 75d, cat. £425. Photo.
1754 | £1750
Saint Helena: A collection in a boxed album, Q.V. to early Q.E.II, incl. 1890-97 to 10d. used, 1903 to 2s., 1908-11 to 10s., additional 10s. used on piece with Madame Joseph cancellation, 1912-16 to 3s., 1922 1d. to 3d., 1922-27 Mult. Crown to £1 unmounted mint (top value upper marginal example) and used, Mult. Script to 10s. mint and used with some shades, 1934 Centenary set unmounted mint and used, 1938-44 to 10s. unmounted mint, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mainly fine. (100s)
82 | £230
General collection in mixed condition in five albums incl. a Strand and a Sectional Imperial contained in a carton incl. Andorra with mint French Post Office issues, Russia 1933 Air Stratosphere set mint, Tristan Da Cunha 1952 overprinted and 1960 sets mint, U.S.A., etc. (100s)
485 £17500
British Guiana: 1938-52 4c. scarlet and black, an unmounted mint vertical pair from the top of the sheet, lightly hinged at top, showing the rare variety imperforate horizontally, one with very slight paper crease, otherwise very fine. Only fourteen examples are known. One of the great King George VI rarities. Ex Ameer of Bahawalpur. S.G. 310a, cat. £38,000. Photo.
899 £420
Canada: Special Delivery: 1927 20c. orange large die proof on India paper (87 x 112mm), die sunk on card (163 x 188mm), with die number ''X-G-177'' imprint above design, fine and scarce. Photo.
1308 £150
Jamaica: 1917 (Mar.) ''WAR/STAMP'' type 21 on 3d. with variety ''STAMP'' omitted due to major misplacement, fine mint from the left of the sheet, scarce. S.G. 75 var, unlisted. Photo.
1755 | £2900
Saint Helena: A mint collection in an album, incl. early issues unused or mint with 1856 (Jan.) 6d. (2), 1856 (Apr.) 6d. (3), 1863 1d. (3) and 4d. (2), 1864-80 range of perfs. with 2d. (6), 3d. (4), 4d. (4), 1s. (9), 5s. (2, one with watermark reversed), 1884-94 duplicated to 1s. (2), etc., then later issues mint with 1890-97 to 10d., 1903 to 2s. (2), 1908-11 to 10s., 1912-16 to 3s., 1922-27 to £1 (2, one without gum) and to 15s., 2s. variety 'cleft rock', 3d. variety 'cleft rock', 6d. variety 'broken mainmast', 1934 Centenary set, 1935 Silver Jubilee 11/2d. variety 'diagonal line by turret', 1938-44 1/2d. to 10s. sets, 1953-59 to 10s., etc., later with issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
83 | £400
A collection in three albums and a stockbook incl. China People's Republic 1970s issues unmounted mint, France, Falkland Is. and Dependencies covers from 1937 to modern (120), postal stationery, etc.
486 | £720
British Guiana: A mint collection in an album, incl. range of early issues, 1882 4c., 1898 Jubilee set, 1900-03 to 60c., 1905-07, 1913-21 and 1921-27 to 96c., 1934-51 1c. to $1 sets (2), 1938-52 to $3 (6), 1954-63 to $5 (4 singles and a De La Rue corner pair), Independence issues to the 1970s, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
900 £300
Canada: Special Delivery: 1927 20c. orange, collection of mint examples incl. imperforate pair, vertical pair imperf. horizontally, horizontal pair imperf. vertically, plate ''No. A-1'' imprint blocks of eight from the upper left of the sheet, fine, mainly unmounted. Sc. E3a, b, c. Photo.
1309 | £650
Jamaica: War Tax issues 1916-20, a collection on stockleaves, incl. 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 11/2d. with inverted watermark in a corner block of nine, also blocks of four (2) also with misplaced overprint, 11/2d. mint blocks of four and six, one in each showing ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, 3d. mint pair, one with ''S'' inserted by hand, 1917 (Mar.) 1/2d. with variety overprint transposed mint, 1/2d. overprint on reverse only mint, 11/2d. with overprint transposed used, 3d. with overprint inverted mint, range of varieties with misplaced overprints, etc. (347)
1756 | £2500
Saint Helena: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1890-97 to 10d., 1903 to 2s., 1908-11 to 10s., 1912-16 to 2s. (3) and 3s. (2), 1913 4d. with split ''A'' used on piece, 1922 to 3d., 1922-37 Mult. Crown to £1 and Mult. Script to 7s.6d. (2, one on piece) and 10s. (3, one on piece), 2d. variety 'broken mainmast', 2d. and 8d. variety 'cleft rock', 1934 Centenary set, 1935 Silver Jubilee 11/2d. variety 'diagonal line by turret', etc., later with issues to the 1970s, range of shades, not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
84 | £240
A collection in four albums with British Empire incl. Ceylon, Hong Kong, Malta 1863-81 1/2d. mint, China from 1885, Thailand, U.S.A., covers from 1844 incl. G.B. 1d. red-brown, 1930s K.G.V f.d.c's, Ceylon, postal stationery, etc.
487 | £480
British Guiana: A used collection in an album, incl. Great Britain 6d. (3) used in Demerara, range of early issues, 1888-89 $1 (dubious cancellation), 1934-51 to $1, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
901 £180
Canada: Special Delivery: 1935 20c. enlarged photographic proof in black (59 x 40mm) mounted on thick card (130 x 111mm) with ''Philatelic Sect., Fin. Br./FEB 8 1936/P.O. Dept., Ottawa.'' handstamp on reverse, unusual. Photo.
1310 | £400
Jamaica: War Tax issues 1916-20, a collection on leaves, incl. 1916 (Apr.-Sept.) 1/2d. pair with overprint inverted mint, 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 11/2d. used on piece with ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, 11/2d. with ''d'' for ''p'' used, 1917 (Mar.) 11/2d. with overprint double mint, etc. (177)
1757 £450
Saint Kitts-Nevis: 1923 Tercentenary 1/2d. to £1 set, mint, mainly fine. S.G. 48-60, cat. £1,200. Photo.
85 | £140
An accumulation in varied condition in four albums and three stockbooks contained in a carton, majority are South East Asia incl. Cambodia, Thailand, also North and South Korea, Cuba, Philippines, Iran, Laos, etc. (100s)
488 | £620
British Guiana: Cancellations: A collection of postmarks in a stockbook, incl. postal agency, steamer, railways, skeleton rings, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
902 £320
Canada: Special Delivery: 1935 20c. carmine mint imperforate left marginal vertical pair, fine unmounted. Sc. E6a. Photo.
1314 | £1300
Jamaica: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1860-70 1d. (2), 2d., 3d., 4d. (2), 6d. (3) and 1s., 1870-93 to 5s. (2), 1883-97 1d. blue (2), 2d. rose, 2d. grey (2), 1912-20 to 5s. (4), 1919-21 to 10s., 1921-29 to 10s. (2), 1935 Silver Jubilee 11/2d. variety 'double flagstaff', 1938-52 to £1 (3), etc., later issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
1758 | £2300
Saint Kitts-Nevis: A mint collection in two albums, incl. 1870-72 perf. 121/2 6d., perf. 14 21/2d., 1882-90 to 1s., 1d. carmine-rose complete sheet of twenty, 1885 1/2d. on half of 1d. rose unsevered pair, 1886 6d. on 6d. 'no stop', 1862 1d. (5), 4d., 6d. (4) and 1s., 1867 4d. (2) and 1s. (2), 1871-78 4d., 6d., 1879-80 21/2d., 1882-90 to 1s. (2) with 21/2d. red-brown (2), 4d. blue (2) and 6d. green, 1903 to 5s. (2), 1905-18 to 5s., 1920-22 to £1 (2), 1921-29 to 5s., 1923 to 10s., 1938-50 duplicated to 10s. (5) and £1 (5), 1954-63 to $4.80 (2), etc., later to 1980. also with a small range of Fiscals used for Postage, some Q.V. issues without gum, mixed condition. (100s)
86 | £110
An all World accumulation in two albums, a stockbook, on leaves and in packets contained in two cartons with interest in European Countries, etc. (many 100s)
489 £220
British Honduras: 1913-21 10c. mint with variety watermark reversed, fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (2006). S.G. 105a var. Photo.
903 £620
Canada: Special Delivery: 1942-43 16c. die proof in ultramarine die sunk on India paper on card (226 x 150mm), fine and scarce. Photo.
1315 | £420
Jamaica: A used collection in an album, incl. range of Q.V. issues to 5s., 1890-91 21/2d. on 4d. variety broken ''K'' for ''Y'', variety surcharge double, K.G.V to 10s., etc., duplicated with a range of shades, later with issues to the 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
1759 | £700
Saint Kitts-Nevis: A used collection in two albums, incl. range of early issues to 1s. with bisects and surcharges, 1903 to 5s., 1905-18 to 5s., 1920-22 £1, 1921-29 to 5s., 1923 to 5s., 1938-50 to £1, etc., later to the 1980s, a few high values with dubious cancellations, mixed condition. (100s)
87 | £140
An all World accumulation in nine albums (three empty), stockbook, on leaves and loose, incl. Italy, Luxembourg, United States of America, etc. Ex Stevenson (1,000s)
490 £100
British Honduras: 1916 (Aug.) ''WAR'' type 19 1c. green, with variety overprint inverted and misplaced, fine mint. Brandon certificate (1985). S.G. 114a, cat. £300. Photo.
904 £370
Canada: Special Delivery: 1942-43 17c. ultramarine, imperf. right marginal horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. Sc. CE2a. Photo.
1316 | £380
Jamaica: A used collection in an album, incl. range of early issues, 1912-20 5s. (2), 1919-21 to 10s., 1921-29 to 10s., etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
1760 | £580
Saint Kitts-Nevis: A mint collection on leaves, incl. St. Christopher 1870-82 4d. blue (no gum), 1882 values to 1s., 1885 1/2d. on half of 1d. unsevered pair, Nevis 1882-90 to 1s., 1903 to 5s., 1905-09 to 5s., 1920-22 £1, 1921-29 to 5s., 1923 to £1, etc., mixed condition. (86)
88 | £520
An accumulation of East and South Asia in five albums, incl. Brunei, Korea, Indonesia, Malayan States, Philippines, Thailand, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
491 £130
British Honduras: 1917-18 ''WAR'' type 19 3c. orange, with variety overprint double, fine mint, scarce. Brandon certificate (1990). S.G. 118a, cat. £400. Photo.
905 | £1350
Canada: Officials: A comprehensive K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in a stockbook and stockleaves incl. used issues with Admirals to $1, 1928 Scroll to $1 less 2c. incl. 50c., 1930 Leaf issue values to 50c., 1932 Medallion set, 1933-34 commemoratives less 3c., 1928-38 Airmail 5c., large and small ''OHMS'' incl. pictorials, War and Peace issues, airmails, mint incl. 1949-50 War and Peace issues plus Air stamp in imprint corner blocks of four (less 50c.), duplicate ''G'' overprints with many imprint blocks incl. 1950-51 set to $1 purple and $1 ultramarine, some slight toning but mainly fine. (100s)
1317 | £900
Jamaica: A group of covers, comprising 1784 cover to London bearing on reverse a good ''IAMAICA'' (Potter type J3) and ''23/AP'' Bishop marks, 1800 to 1804 covers (5) all showing straight line ''JAMAICA'' datestamps type J7, 1800 (June 22) cover to London with a fair ''JAMAICA/22 JUN 1880'' (type J5) on the reverse, 1836 (May) cover from Canada bearing a blurred circular ''KINGSTON SHIP LETTER'' type SL2 without date slugs converting to transit handstamp type TR3, 1837 cover from Colombia to London with manuscript ''Legation of the United States Bogota April 7. 1837'' and a fine strike of the scarce ''CARTHAGENA'' Fleuron in brown (type TR2), also with ms. forwarding agent's endorsement ''Rec'd at the Vice Consulate office of U. States Carthagena 7 April and forwarded by your very obt, st. Jas Syton Vice Consul'' on the reverse, 1850 (June 7) cover to London bearing a fine strike of the handstruck ''1s/-'' type TP2, 1889 stampless cover to Le Havre bearing ''GB/2F'' accountancy mark and handstruck ''10'' and two line ''JAMAICA/SHIP LETTER'' type SL5 and 1845 to 1856 internal covers (6) showing ''4'' (2), ''6'' (2) and ''8'' (2) rate marks sent from Kingston (2), Lucea, Montego Bay, Morant Bay or Spanish Town, also a large range of postal stationery cards with 1906 1d. red postal stationery card overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and additionally handstamped ''ULTRAMAR'' in violet across imprinted stamp, 1877 Penitentiary 1/2d. (2), 1d. and 3d. reply cards, specimens, etc., mixed condition. Ex Napier. (88)
1761 | £380
Saint Kitts-Nevis: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1905-18 to 5s., 1920-22 to £1, 1921-29 to 5s., 1923 5s., etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
89 | £95
An all World partly remaindered collection in mixed condition in an Improved album incl. China, British Empire, etc. (100s)
494 | £950
British Honduras: A mint and used collection in two albums, incl. range of early issues to 1s. mint and used, 1891-1901 to $5 mint, 1904-07 to $5, 1913-21 $5 lower marginal plate no. example, 1938-47 to $5 mint (3) and used (2), 1953-62 and 1962 to $5 mint, Belize issues, etc., poor to fine. (100s)
907 | £880
Canada: Postal Stationery: A comprehensive accumulation in two folders, leaves and loose, incl. envelopes with 1860-64 5c. red unused and used, 10c. brown unused, 1865 Nesbitt essay envelopes (3), 1877 3c. unused with rounded flap, letter cards, Election envelopes and cards, wrappers, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1319 | £1050
Japan: A mint and used collection in three albums, early to modern, incl. range of Dragons, Cherry Blossoms, 1875 Birds, Kobans, Chrysanthemums, 1916 Investiture 10s. mint, 1919 Air set used, 1921 Crown Prince set mint, 1929-34 Air set mint, 1949 Postal Week 8y. mint, etc., later to the 1970s, some reprints, mixed condition. (100s)
1762 £210
Saint Lucia: 1916 (June) ''WAR/TAX'' local type 17 1d. scarlet, variety overprint double, fine used. Brandon certificate (1986). S.G. 89a, cat. £650. Photo.
90 | £180
An all World accumulation on stockcards and loose contained in three cartons with British Empire, etc. (many 100s)
495 £480
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1857, two incoming items from England, the first an entire sent stampless endorsed ''paid'' at 1s.6d. triple rate with red Manchester Apr. 23 double arc despatch, sent via London and Paris with May 5 arrival of French P.O. Constantinople on reverse, the second a wrapper from London showing earliest recorded date of ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/PAID/JY30/1857/CONSTANTINOPLE'' unframed datestamp in red, endorsed ''via Marseilles'' franked 6d. cancelled ''21'' with ''F.O./L.S.'' ''15JY15/1857'' Maltese Cross despatch on reverse. (2 items) Photo.
908 £450
Canada: Revenues: British Columbia: Law Stamps: 1905-12 Fourth series $1 blue, variety imperforate, a vertical pair with interval margin, fine and fresh, rare. Van Dam BCL 21b, unpriced. Photo.
1320 | £380
Japan: A mint and used collection from 1872 to the 1960s in an album incl. 1916 (Nov. 3) 10s. blue mint, 1921 (Apr. 20) mint set to 10s. (thinned), 1927 U.P.U. Anniversary set mint, 1949 Postal Week 8y. mint, etc., mixed condition with many of the mint good to fine.
1763 £350
Saint Lucia: 1916 (Sept.) ''WAR TAX'' London type 18 De La Rue archive proof of approved and smaller unapproved types impressed on semi-translucent paper (79 x 90mm) endorsed ''Approved'', initialled by Crown Agent for the Colonies William Hepworth Mercer and dated ''25.5.16''. Photo.
91 | £110
A remaindered collection in six old time printed albums incl. an Imperial, a Senf Illustrated and a Lincoln with a clasp, mixed condition. (100s)
496 £160
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Paid on arrival, 1857 to 1865, five stampless entires to London with ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/CONSTANTINOPLE'' despatch, three with ms. rating ''9''(d.), the first ''DE 2/1857'' early date in blue, the others at ''1/6'' double rate and ''2/3'' triple rate, also 1864 to Lyon with red framed ''PAQUEBOTS/DE LA/MEDITERRANÉE'' and handstruck ''90''. (6 items)
910 | £190
Canada: Revenues: British Columbia: Law Stamps: 1942-48 Eighth series 30c. orange, unmounted mint horizontal strip of five (a few minor gum marks), pair at right variety imperforate between, $1 blue mint vertical pair, variety imperforate between, fine.
1321 | £190
Japan: Picture Postcards: A collection of mainly unused items, mostly middle period, mixed condition. (100s)
1765 | £880
Saint Lucia: A mint collection in an album, incl. 1860 (1d) (2) and (6d.), 1863 (6d.) (2), 1864-76 perf. 14 (1s.), 1882-84 4d., 1886-87 to 1s., 1891-98 to 10s., 1891-92 1/2d. on 3d. with small ''A'' in ''HALF'', 1d. on 4d. surcharge double, 1904-10 to 5s., 1912-21 to 5s. (2), 1921-30 to 5s. (2), 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. with 'dot to left of chapel'. 1936 to 10s., 1938-48 to £1 (3), etc., later to 1980, mixed condition. (100s)
92 | £150
A small group comprising Falkland Islands 1881-1902 1d. shade with watermark reversed mint, Lagos 1884-86 1d. with watermark inverted used and Nyasaland 1935 Silver Jubilee 3d. showing variety 'kite and vertical log' mint, mixed condition.
497 £170
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Mail to Malta, paid on arrival 1859 to 1868, eight stampless entires, most with disinfection slits, each showing unframed (except the last) B.P.O. Constantinople c.d.s., rated ''6'' (4), ''1/-'' (2), ''1/6'' or ''2/-'', incl. earliest date of service 1859 (Sept. 28), forwarding agents incl. 1860, two items originating from Taganrog or Odessa, the latter with ms. Supprich & Ryan endorsement, some ink corrosion etc. (8 items)
911 | £320
Canada: Revenues: Electric Light Inspection: A display collection on leaves, incl. 1895 Crown set used, 1900 Effigy $5 in a mint block of four, multiples, documents, etc. (90 plus nine documents)
1324 £160
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1890 1/2a. on 1d., 1a. on 2d. and 4a. on 5d. used with Mombasa c.d.s's, the latter with horizontal crease at top. S.G. 1-3, cat. £800. Photo.
1767 | £380
St. Lucia: A mint collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1882-84 perf. 14 to 1s., 1891-96 to 10s., 1904-10 to both 5s., 1936 to 10s., etc., mixed condition. (111)
93 | £80
Various British Empire in mixed condition in three albums incl. Australia, Gibraltar, Jamaica, etc. (100s)
498 £170
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Instructional markings, straight line ''NOT CALLED FOR'' and framed ''UNCLAIMED'' in red on 1867 envelope from London (May 21) to Stamboul franked 6d. lilac pl. 6 with framed ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/A/DE 10/67'' return c.d.s. in blue-black and red ''PD'' below. Photo.
912 £150
Canada: Revenues: Electric Light Inspection: 1900 ''Diadem of Lights'' die proof of the central vignette, copied from the design of the share certificates, printed in black on India paper mounted on sunken card (150 x 226mm), believed unique. Photo.
1325 | £260
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1890-95 issue, a selection incl. 1/2a. to 5r. set (less 4a. grey) used, values to 3r. mint, apparently imperf. singles used with 1/2a., 2a. and 1r. carmine (on piece), also with 1894 surcharged pair, 1895 (Jan.) 5a. and 71/2a., and 1895 (Feb.) ''1/2 anna'' on 3a. all used, mixed condition, some straight edges. (40)
1769 | £620
Saint Lucia: A used collection in an album, incl. range of early issues with 1860 (6d.) with Raybaudi certificate (1990), 1891-98 to 10s., 1891-92 surcharge selection with 1/2d. on half 6d. vertical pair with one showing no fraction bar, etc., later to 1980, mixed condition. (100s)
94 | £240
An accumulation of mainly 1950s to 1970s Gulf States issues used on covers and pieces. (100s)
499 £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Prepaid unstamped mail, 1876 (Sept. 1) envelope accepted by British P.O. with code A c.d.s. in red, addressed to Myra Proctor at Aintah, endorsed ''Via/Bible House/Constantinople'' and forwarded privately, a few faint tones etc. but most unusual. Missionary teacher from Massachussetts, Myra Allen Proctor (1834-1914) worked for the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions as First principal of the Girls' Boarding School, Aintab from 1859 to 1878, in which year, with an associate, she was appointed Superintendent of 27 schools connected with Aintab Station that were partly supported by the Woman's Board of Missions. Photo.
913 £300
Canada: Revenues: Electric Light Inspection: 1900 imperforate 50c. (believed unique) and perforated 25c. and $1, all handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' in red. These were produced for a proposed presentation album and very few have survived. Photo.
1326 £6200
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1890-95 21/2a. black on yellow-buff, a mint block of four variety imperforate between horizontally and vertically, some gum creasing at left otherwise fine and fresh. An extremely rare variety only recently listed. S.G. 7ab, cat. £16,000. Photo.
1770 | £290
Saint Lucia: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1891-98 to 5s., 1904-10 5s. green and carmine, 1921-30 to 5s., 1936 to 10s., etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, later issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
96 | £80
A collection in eleven albums, incl. one Strand, with British Commonwealth, Canada, China, etc.
500 £850
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Great Britain used in Constantinople, 1857 to 1880, an exceptional study collection of 1d. red plates, several being the first recorded example, each cancelled by large ''C'' in barred oval, comprising Die II, perf. 14 pl. 27, 34, 36, 42 strip of three, 46, 47, 52, 55, 56 pair, 57, 59, 1861 pl. 36, 43, 62, 68, 1864-79 pl. 73, 74, 76, 78, 80, 83, 85, 87, 90, 92, 94-97, 99, 101, 102, 105, 106 (2), 108-10, 113, 116 (3, incl. pair), 118-25, 127, 129-31, 134-36, 140, 141, 145-51, 155-59, 160 (pair), 161, 162, 166, 167, 170-81, 183, 184, 186-88 (2), 190, 195 (3, incl. pair), 197, 198-201, 203, 206, 208, 210, 212, 220, 222, mostly good to fine. (114)
914 £230
Canada: Revenues: Electricity and Gas Inspection: 1930 S3 die proof in issued colour of vermilion, printed on India paper on sunken card (228 x 152mm) showing die number ''X-G-223'', stated only four die proofs exist. Photo.
1327 £190
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1890-95 3a. black on bright red horizontal pair variety imperforate, fine used. S.G. 8ab, cat. £450. Photo.
1771 £210
Saint Vincent: 1885-93 4d. red-brown fine and fresh mint. S.G. 50, cat. £950. Photo.
97 | £270
An all World accumulation in five albums, early to modern, incl. Commonwealth with South Africa, Europe, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
501 £700
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Great Britain used in Constantinople, 1857 to 1880, collection on leaves each with mainly good to fine strikes of large ''C'' in barred oval cancellation, comprising 1/2d. pl. 4 (first recorded), 10-12, 14, 19, 2d. pl. 7 (first recorded), 9 (4, incl. pair), 12-14, 21/2d. rosy mauve blued paper pl. 1 (2), 2, white paper pl. 1-3, wmk. Orb pl. 3, 4 (2), 5, 6 (3)-12 (2), 13-16, 3d. pl. 5, 6, 8, 9, 4d. rose (1857), 4d. red pl. 3, 4 (2), 4d. vermilion pl. 7, 8, 9 (2), 10-12 (2), 13, 14 (2), 15, 4d. sage-green pl. 15 (2), 6d. lilac (1856) (2), pl. 3-5 (2), 6, pl. 6 (1867), 8 (3, incl. pair), 9, 6d. buff pl. 11 (2), 6d. grey pl. 12, 10d. (3), 1s. green (1856), (1862) (2), (1865) pl. 4, (1867-73) pl. 4 (2), 5, 7, (1873-77) pl. 8-10, 12, 13, 2s., 5s. pl. 1 (2), 2, poor to fine. (95) Photo.
915 | £230
Canada: Revenues: Electricity and Gas Inspection: A display collection on leaves, incl. 1930 $1 and $2 in complete mint sheets of fifty, $3 used block of 29 (believed to be the largest known block), multiples, documents, etc. (210 plus 6 documents)
1328 £150
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1890-95 41/2a. brown-purple horizontal pair variety imperforate, used with rather heavy Mombasa squared circles. S.G. 11ab, cat. £450. Photo.
1772 | £210
Saint Vincent: 1885-93 5s. lake fine used on 1895 (Oct. 8) envelope registered from Kingstown to London, 1897 (July 13) 5d. sepia strip of three and single used with Kingstown c.d.s's on 1899 (Dec. 14) cover registered to England, 1898 (May 13) 'Myerscough' envelope to London bearing 1/2d. strips of three (2) and singles (3) tied Kingstown c.d.s's, and 1904-11 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5s. green and red on yellow used on 1913 (Jan. 17) registered cover to Germany and readdressed to Switzerland.
98 | £55
Various in two stockbooks and on stockleaves, incl. Great Britain, Monaco imperfs., modern Ukraine, U.S.A. with pre-cancels, perfins, etc. (few 100s)
502 £230
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 6d. rate to Great Britain via Marseilles, 1857 (Dec. 9) entire to London franked 6d. lilac (piece reinstated, adhesive faults at foot) for 1/4oz. rate, tied ''C'' barred oval with red London Paid Dec. 18 arrival below and showing fine unframed ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/DE 9/1857/CONSTANTINOPLE'' in black on reverse, this the earliest known stamped letter from the British Post Office. Photo.
916 | £380
Canada: Revenues: Gas Inspection: A display collection on leaves, incl. 1875 Crown 5c. (marginal with part inscription) and 25c. perforated proof without serial numbers, $3 used, 1897 50c. imperforate proof in green, 50c. used block of eighteen (believed to be the largest know block), $4 without control with ink cancellation, multiples, documents, etc. (206 plus 8 documents)
1329 £680
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1891 Mombasa Provisionals, ''1/2 Anna'' handstamped on 2a. vermilion, initialled ''A.D.'', with original face value not obliterated, used with Mombasa c.d.s., fault at top and diagonal crease with clipped perfs. at right, rare. S.G. 20b, cat. £3,750. Photo.
1774 £100
Saint Vincent: 1904 (Nov. 4) cover, registered to Germany, franked by 1902 5s. tied by Kingston c.d.s., fine. Photo.
100 | £65
Accessories: F.G. De Luxe album in blue with slip case, good condition.
503 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 6d. rate to Great Britain via Marseilles, 1858 to 1866, six entires or envelopes to London or Glasgow, variously franked with ''C'' barred oval cancellations and British P.O. unframed despatch datestamps, incl. the first ''FE10/1858'' early date, franked 6d. lilac except two sent 1864 bearing 1d. pl. 39 pairs with 4d. pl. 3 and 4 respectively, two items at double rate, one underpaid by 6d. lilac showing ''INSUFFICIENTLY/PREPAID'' mark, the other a mourning envelope franked 4d. pl. 7 strip of three (one with corner defect), some faults but mainly fair to good.
917 £180
Canada: Revenues: Gas Inspection: 1875 Crown $1.50 with 31/2mm red control, fine used with ''CANCELLED'', rare. Photo.
1330 £800
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1891 Mombasa Provisionals, ''1/2 Anna'' in ms. on 2a. vermilion, initialled ''A.D.'' (original face value not obliterated), central blue crayon line, top left corner perf. added, rare. S.G. 22, cat. £4,750. Photo.
1775 £450
Saint Vincent: 1915 (Jan. 30) 1d. on 1s. black on green, showing variety ''ONE'' omitted, mint, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1962). S.G. 121a, cat. £1,400. Photo.
102 | £80
Accessories: Five blue binders in good condition each initialled ''RWT'' in gold at foot and containing a quantity of unused (as new) F.G. Warwick faced leaves.
504 £300
Richard Malim Collection: Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Mail received from ships, collection of twelve postcards, one cover and a range of loose G.B. and overprinted adhesives variously cancelled at sea, in transit at B.P.O. Constantinople, etc. incl. Crimean War with 1d. cancelled crown between stars or 'OxO' (2), cards endorsed from vessels, paquebot marks incl. cards from S.Y. ''Vectis'' (2, via Beyrout and Smyrna respectively), later with 1922-23 franked cards cancelled boxed ''RECEIVED FROM/H.M. SHIPS'' consigned in closed R.N. bags via the Constantinople office, etc. poor to fine.
918 £850
Canada: Revenues: Gas Inspection: 1897 5c. unused, extremely rare. It is believed that fewer than ten examples survive, this with the ''000001'' serial number and the best documented. Van Dam certificate (2001) and illustrated in his catalogue. Photo.
1331 £500
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1891 Mombasa Provisionals, ''1/2 Anna'' in ms. on 2a. vermilion, initialled ''A.B.'', used with Mombasa c.d.s's, a couple of short perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. 23, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1776 | £320
St. Vincent: A mint collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1899 and 1902 to 5s., 1904-11, 1913-17 and 1921-32 to £1, etc., mixed condition. (139)
103 | £190
Cancellations: A K.G.V to Q.E.II collection of South and East African cancellations, incl. K.U.T., Nyasaland, Swaziland, Sudan, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
505 £220
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Mail to Malta, 4d. rate 1860 (Aug. 15), 1863 (Mar. 12), 1874 Oct. 20, three entires franked 4d. rose, 4d. red pl. 4 and 4d. vermilion pl. 13 respectively, unframed despatch backstamps in red, 5d. rate ''Via Messina'' 1870 (Dec. 21) wrapper franked 1d. pl. 130, 4d. pl. 11. (4 items)
919 £160
Canada: Revenues: Gas Inspection: 1897 25c., 50c. and $1, each handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' in red. These were produced for a proposed presentation album and very few have survived. Photo.
1332 £680
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1891 Mombasa Provisionals, ''1/2 Anna'' in ms. on 3a. black on dull red, initialled ''A.B.'', used with indistinct c.d.s., some surface rubbing and light creasing, very scarce. S.G. 24, cat. £2,250. Photo.
1777 | £350
Saint Vincent: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1899 and 1902 5s., 1913-17 values to £1, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
104 | £380
Cinderellas: Poster Stamps, a collection in a stockbook, incl. Austria, Germany, Switzerland, U.S.A., with advertising, exhibitions, etc. (approx. 1,860)
506 £75
Richard Malim Collection: Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Transit and arrival datestamps, 1861 to 1923 selection of covers and cards variously originating and addressed incl. 1861 and 1862 stampless entires from London with B.P.O. Constantinople unframed arrival.d.s. in black and red respectively, later with military post offices, 1923 registered cover addressed to the Postmaster of .the Italian Miltary P.O. on Turkey with Sept. 6 arrival and ms. ''Bureau fermé/retour'', also items to Beyrout, Salonica and Smyrna. (15 items)
920 £650
Canada: Revenues: Gas Inspection: 1897 Artist's essay for the 50c. value, original artwork, part of design machine-turned with pink and white handpainted details, on card (54 x 98mm). Endorsed on reverse ''ORIGINAL MODEL OR ESSAY BY SMITH'', most attractive. Believed to be the only artist's essay for this issue in private hands. Photo.
1333 £700
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1891 Mombasa Provisionals, ''1 Anna'' in ms. on 4a. brown, initialled ''A.B.'', used with neat Mombasa c.d.s., some blunted perfs., scarce. S.G. 26, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1779 | £110
Samoa: 1914 (Sept.) ''G.R.I.'' Overprints, a small selection comprising 1/2d. on 3pf. to 9d. on 80pf. used, 1/2d. on 5pf. green variety ''1'' to left of ''2'' in ''1/2'' (mint single and two used examples on separate pieces, one with two small hyphens for fraction bar) and 6d. on 50pf. bisected and used on piece, also an unused real photographic card depicting New Zealand troops holding captured German flag during the occupation, mainly fine.
105 | £1350
Cinderellas: An accumulation in stockbooks, albums and loose contained in five cartons with printed ephemera, poster stamps, labels, revenues, registration labels, Christmas seals, etc. (1,000s)
507 £260
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1s. double rate to Great Britain, 1862 (Oct. 23) cover to England franked 1855-57 1s. green, neatly tied by ''C'' barred oval, red despatch on reverse, lightly struck London Nov. 1 arrival. The property of another vendor. Photo.
921 £650
Canada: Revenues: Gas Inspection: 1897 60c. the extremely rare rouletted example, manuscript cancellation, small closed marginal tear. R.P.S. certificate (2001). Photo.
1334 £660
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1893 (Jan. 27) 'Denhart' envelope registered from Lamu to Germany, bearing 41/2a. dull violet (placed inverted), neatly cancelled by ''LAMU'' squared circle d.s., senders cachet at right, oval framed ''R'' of Mombasa and circular framed ''R'' of sea Post Office, both in black on front, scarce. Photo.'
1781 £220
Sarawak: 1892 (May 23) 1c. on 3c. brown on yellow, unused vertical pair, variety imperforate between, small part original gum, a few imperfections S.G. 27b, cat. £750. Photo.
106 | £920
Cinderellas: A large all World accumulation of poster stamps and labels mainly on stockcards contained in three cartons incl. Austria, Canada, France, Germany, G.B., Hungary, Italy,133 Sweden, U.S.A., with advertising, exhibitions, etc. (1,000s)
508 £290
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1867 (May 22) registered cover, opened for display, to London showing straight line ''REGISTERED'' and May 31 arrival both in red, franked 4d. pl. 8 and 6d. pl. 5 with ''C'' barred ovals and framed code A despatch c.d.s. on reverse (this the earliest known date on an outgoing item), the cover sealed at top by 1d. red stamp margin strip. Photo.
922 | £400
Canada: Revenues: Weights and Measures: A display collection on leaves, incl. 1876 numbers at top set used, numbers in centre (41/2mm. high), 1c., 2c., 30c. used, 1887 1c. imprint strip of ten from base of sheet used, 1897 set used, used on documents, etc. (187 plus 17 documents)
1335 | £1650
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1895 to 1903 collection on leaves incl. 1895 (July) handstamps to 5r. (less 2r.) mainly used, 1895 (Sept.) 21/2a. on 41/2a. used (2), 1895-96 1/2a. to 1r. used, 2r. to 5r. mint, 1896-1901 to 5r. mainly used, a few shades mint, 1897 overprints on Zanzibar used, 1897 surcharges mint or used, 1897-1903 1r. to 5r. mint incl. 1r. bright ultramarine, etc., varied condition. (98)
1782 £90
Sarawak: 1899-1908 $1 rose-carmine and green, fine used on 1916 (Oct. 16) 'Wilson' envelope, registered to England, fine and scarce. S.G. 47. Photo.
107 | £880
Cinderellas: A dealer's stock of W.W.I and W.W.II cinderellas and labels in a box, incl. Austria, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, U.S.A., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
509 £320
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 6d. rate to Great Britain via Marseilles as secondary route, 1867 (Nov. 27) small envelope franked 1d. pl. 90 (2) with 4d. pl. 9 cancelled ''C'' barred ovals with red London Paid Dec. 5 arrival below, some creasing, 1868 (Sept. 2) double rate cover to Rear Admiral Sir Adolphus Slade in London franked 1s. pl. 4 tied at lower left, slight tones. (2 covers) Prolific author Adolphus Slade, CB (1804–77) was a British admiral who had been sent as an adviser to the Ottoman navy, given the title of Mushaver (consulting) Pasha and acting as intermediary between the Ottoman and Allied navies during the Crimean War. Photo.
923 £140
Canada: Revenues: Weights and Measures: 1876 perforated proofs of the 10c., 15c. and 20c., without serial numbers. Only one sheet of fifty of each value exist without serial numbers. Photo.
1336 £500
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1895 (May 24) 2d. registration envelope (size F) uprated with 1/2a., 2a., to Zanzibar, cancelled by Lamu c.d.s's, arrival d.s. on reverse. Photo.
1785 | £850
Sarawak: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1888-97 to $1, 1889-92 surcharge set, 2r. surcharge double (not guaranteed), 1899-1908 to $1 (2), 1918 to $1, 1932 to $1, 1934-41 to $10, 1945 B.M.A. to $10, 1950 to $5 (2), 1955-59 to $5, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
108 | £350
Cinderellas: Poster Stamps, a collection in a stockbook, incl. Austria, France, Germany, U.S.A., with advertising, exhibitions, etc. (approx. 1,580)
510 £290
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Summer 'quick' route to Great Britain via Varna, Vienna and Paris, 1869 (July 9) wrapper to London endorsed ''Via Varna & Vienna'' franked 2d. pl. 12 and 1s. pl. 4 paying 1s.2d. double rate, cancelled ''C'' barred ovals with framed despatch c.d.s. and Manchester arrival on reverse, slight toning and folded through 2d. but scarce. Photo.
924 £270
Canada: Revenues: Weights and Measures: 1897 Queen Victoria 5c., 15c., 20c., 30c., 50c., 75c., $1 and $2, K.E.VII $5., $10, all without control numbers, handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' in red. These were produced for a proposed presentation album and very few have survived. Photo.
1338 £130
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1897 overprints on Zanzibar 1/2a. to 71/2a. set, mint, mainly fine. S.G. 80-85, cat. £375. Photo.
1786 | £420
Sarawak: A mainly unmounted mint selection on a stockpage, incl. 1899 3c. right marginal block of eight, right marginal block of six, 12c. block of six, 1945 $4 imprint strip of four, 1950 1c. to $5 sets (2), 1955-59 1c. to $5 sets (2), etc., slightly mixed condition. (154)
109 | £350
Cinderellas: Poster Stamps, a collection in a stockbook, incl. Austria, Germany, Switzerland, U.S.A., with advertising, exhibitions, etc. (approx. 1,380)
511 £120
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Summer 'quick' route to Great Britain via Varna, Vienna and Paris, 1869 (Aug. 10) entire to London franked 4d. pl. 11 pair paying 8d. single rate, cancelled ''C'' barred ovals with red Aug. 16 Paid arrival alongside, framed despatch c.d.s. on reverse. Photo.
925 £280
Canada: Revenues: Weights and Measures: 1897 Queen Victoria 10c. imperforate die proof in steel blue on India paper mounted on die sunk card (138 x 228mm), stated that fewer than five examples are known. Photo.
1340 £280
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1903-04 1/2a. to 5r. set, good to fine mint, with additional 1a. to 8a. shades. S.G. 1-13, cat. £755. Photo.
1787 | £220
Sarawak: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1918 to $1, 1932 to $1, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
110 | £620
Cinderellas: An accumulation of aviation labels, poster stamps, vignettes with some booklets, printed ephemera, etc. incl. France, Germany, Canada, G.B., etc. (100s)
512 £240
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Summer 'quick' route to Great Britain via Varna, Vienna and Paris, 1870 (May 18) wrapper to London at rare printed paper rate franked 1d. pl. 102 tied by ''C'' barred ovals with framed despatch on reverse. Photo.
926 £280
Canada: Revenues: Weights and Measures: 1897 Queen Victoria 20c. imperforate die proof in brown on India paper mounted on die sunk card (138 x 228mm), stated that fewer than five examples are known. Photo.
1341 £180
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1903-04 10r. grey and ultramarine fine mint. S.G. 14, cat. £450. Photo.
1788 | £380
Sarawak: A mint and used collection in varied condition in a stockbook incl. 1888-97 to $1 mint, 1934-41 to to $5, $10 mint, etc. (few 100)
111 | £280
Cinderellas: Poster Stamps, a collection in a stockbook, incl. Austria, Germany, U.S.A., with advertising, exhibitions, etc. (approx. 1,200)
513 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Winter route to Great Britain via Trieste, Vienna and Ostend, 6d. rate, 1871 two entires and mourning envelope, 1872 part entire, franked 6d. pl. 8, 9 (2) and 11 respectively, 4d. rate, 1873 (Sept. 3) envelope with British Embassy with signature of Oriental Secretary and H.B.M.E.C. handstamp on reverse, addressed to Berkshire, sent via Austrian Packet (routed to avoid Varna due to cholera outbreak) franked 4d. pl. 14, all with ''C'' barred oval cancellations and unframed despatch backstamp, the last in red. Thomas Fiott Hughes (1825-87), Oriental Secretary at Constantinople from 1859 was regarded by Ambassador to Constantinople Sir Henry Elliot as ''perfectly useless''. After Hughes's retirement in 1875 the post was abolished. (5 items) Photo.
927 £320
Canada: Revenues: Weights and Measures: 1900 Queen Victoria unissued 2c. printed in blue mounted on card. This is the only example recorded in this colour, four or five others being known in other colours. Photo.
1342 | £400
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1904-07 1/2a. to 5r. set mint, with ordinary and chalky papers and additional shades incl. 4r., also with 1907-08 to 75c. with shades, mostly three of each, and 1910 6c. (3), varied condition, mainly fine. S.G. 17-43. (77)
1789 | £1200
Sarawak: K.G.V to modern collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1936 (Sept. 5) registered local cover bearing 1c., 4c. and 15c., tied by ''MUKAH'' c.d.s's, 1938 (Jan. 25) airmail cover to England franked 3c., 6c. (2), 10c., tied by ''BINATANG'' c.d.s's, 1947 (July 5) registered airmail cover to U.S.A. franked 1c., 6c., $2, paying the registered airmail rate, tied by single ''KUCHING'' c.d.s., etc., mixed condition. (94)
112 | £290
Cinderellas: Poster Stamps, a collection in a stockbook, incl., Germany, Italy, Switzerland, with advertising, exhibitions, etc. (approx. 1,070)
514 £250
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 10d. rate to U.S.A. via Marseilles, 1872 (Nov. 20) envelope (seal excised) to Pennsylvania franked 2d. pl 13 (two corner faults from overlapping position) with 4d. pl. 12 pair and fine ''C'' barred oval cancellations, one additionally tied by red New York Paid All c.d.s., with ''2/CENTS'' accountancy mark alongside, also 1873 (Jan. 1) part entire (soiled and creased) to Manchester paid at 8d. rate by 4d. pl. 12 pair, both with unframed despatch in red on reverse. (2 items) Photo.
928 | £350
Canada: Revenues: An accumulation on leaves, incl. Law stamps 1876 $5, Lock Label Queen Victoria in blue, Petroleum Label in blue, documents, etc. (few 100s)
1343 £150
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1904-07 10r. grey and ultramarine fine mint. S.G. 31, cat. £375. Photo.
1790 £60
Sarawak: 1924 (Mar. 6) envelope to Copenhagen, bearing 1c. grey-blue and rosine pair and 10c. black, tied by ''KUCHING'' c.d.s's, a few specks of toning, otherwise a neat cover. Photo.
113 | £200
Cinderellas: Poster Stamps: A collection in a stockbook, incl. Germany, with advertising, exhibitions, etc. (approx. 880)
515 £350
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 5d. 'winter' rate to Great Britain, 1873 (Mar. 1) envelope to Sussex franked by 1d. pl. 140 and 4d. pl. 12 cancelled ''C'' barred oval, showing signature of Oriental Secretary Hughes and with unframed desoatch c.d.s. in red on reverse overstruck by large British Embasy handstamp and Hastings arrival. A scarce rate in use only from Nov. 1872 to Apr. 1873. Thomas Fiott Hughes (1825-87), Oriental Secretary at Constantinople from 1859 was regarded by Ambassador to Constantinople Sir Henry Elliot as ''perfectly useless''. After Hughes's retirement in 1875 the post was abolished. Photo.
929 | £550
Canada: Telegraphs: A collection on leaves and loose, incl. Canadian Pacific Railways 1889 booklet pane of four with original booklet covers, 1918 booklet pane of four, Great North Western Telegraph Co. 1920 exploded booklet of three panes of four, Montreal Telegraph Co., forms, greetings, stationery, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1344 £160
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1905 (Feb. 25) cover to England franked 1a. tied by superb ''MUHORONI/E.A.P./25 FE 05'' c.d.s., transit and arrival backstamps on reverse, scarce. Photo.
1791 £100
Sarawak: 1931 (Jan. 19) envelope to Kuching franked 1c., 3c., neatly tied by single ''BINTULU'' c.d.s., small imperfection at top, otherwise fine and attractive. Photo.
114 | £210
Cinderellas: An accumulation of German poster stamps and labels, locals and revenues mounted on stockcards. (100s)
516 £140
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 6d. rate to U.S.A., 1873 (June 28) envelope to Massachussetts franked 6d. buff pl. 12 neatly cancelled ''C'' barred oval with smudged red New York Paid All and ''2'' accountancy mark alongside, backstamped unframed despatch in red, scarce. Photo.
934 | £620
Canada: Vancouver: 1861 to 2010, a specialised collection of covers and cards on leaves and loose, incl. Incoming mail with 1859 cover from London, franked 1856-58 1d., 1858-76 2d. and 1855-57 1s., also advertising envelopes, machine cancellations, registered mail, instructional marks, flown covers, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1345 £220
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1907 1a. postal stationery envelope cancelled ''NAIROBI/1 MR/07'' c.d.s. with Mombasa transit and London arrival c.d.s., cover returned to Nairobi with returned letter office backstamp, London boxed ''Insufficiently addressed'' cachet and ''UNDELIVERED FOR REASONS/STATED ON COVER'' on front, very scarce. Photo.
1792 £100
Sarawak: 1931 (May 24) registered cover to Costa Rica, bearing 1928-29 1c., 6c., 20c., tied by ''KUCHING'' c.d.s's, unusual destination, carefully opened at right, fine and attractive. Photo.
115 | £130
Cinderellas: Philatelic Souvenirs, a selection of 1940 Stamp Centenary issues in an stockbook, incl. Great Britain, United States, etc. (116 items)
517 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: U.P.U. 21/2d. letter rate, 1876 to 1885, five comprising 1876 to Manchester endorsed secondary route ''via Varna & Lemberg'', franked 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 2, 1879 and 1880 to U.S.A. with 21/2d. pl. 14 and respectively, the former showing straight line ''TOO-LATE'' in red, 1881 to Jersey with 21/2d. blue pl. 21 and 1885 to U.S.A. franked 1883-84 21/2d. lilac, all with ''C'' barred ovals, despatch and arrival datestamps, the first item with slight toning otherwise good to fine.
936 | £80
Canada: 1887 to 1943, an interesting group of covers and postcards, incl. taxed, P.O.W., T.P.O, uprated, postal stationery, dead letter office, etc. (27)
1346 £140
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1909 (Dec. 23) 6c. postal stationery envelope used to Nairobi, locally cancelled ''VICTORIA STREET NAIROBI/E.A.P./23 DEC 09'' c.d.s., scarce. An early date, this postmark was only in use between 1909 and 1914. Photo.
1793 | £95
Sarawak: 1932 (Apr. 7) envelope from Kuching to Austria via Singapore bearing 2c. pair and 8c., and 1935 (June 13) registered cover from Miri to Greece franked 3c., 4c., 20c., fine pair of covers.
116 £400
Colonial Proofs: De La Rue Queen Elizabeth II head, die proof against lined background with double oval surround, on thin glazed card (45 x 39mm), corner crease, otherwise fine. Ex De La Rue archives. Photo.
519 £160
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 11/4d. postcard rate, 1878 (Apr. 11), 1875 Foreign postcard 11/4d. brown (CP5) used to London cancelled fine ''C'' barred oval with unframed despatch c.d.s in red (latest known date). Photo.
937 | £230
Canada: Railways, a collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps on leaves and loose, incl. a good range of Railway cancellations with R.P.O's, postal stationery, picture postcards, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1349 £200
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1912-21 2r. red and black on blue variety watermark inverted mint, a few slightly blunted perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. 54w, cat. £475. Photo.
1794 £95
Sarawak: 1932 (Sept. 4) mourning envelope from Kuching to U.S.A. bearing 2c., and 5c. pair, fine and scarce. Photo.
118 | £220
Ephemera: A dealer's stock of all World airmail etiquettes on stock cards, on and off cover, incl. a few booklets, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
520 £250
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Registered rates, 1879 to 1885, selection of items to Great Britain comprising 4d. registration 1879 single and double rate fronts to London bearing 21/2d. pl. 2 with 4d. pl. 14 and 1d. pl. 140 with 4d. pl. 12 respectively, 2d. registration 1882 double rate to Cardiff with 1d. lilac (2), 21/2d. pl. 23 pair and straight line ''REGISTERED LETTER'' in red, 1884 single rate mourning envelope with 1d. lilac (2), 21/2d. pl. 22 and 1885 franked 1883-84 2d., 21/2d., both to London. (5 items) Photo.
938 | £320
Canada: Canadian Pacific: A comprehensive collection in albums, leaves and loose, incl. advertising envelopes and cards, stationery, Ships with Ship names and Paquebots, Railways, a very good range of ephemera with maps, menus, Passenger lists, Publicity, 1914 (May 29) ''Empress of Ireland'' sailing from Quebec to Liverpool, was struck by the Norwegian collier ''Storstad'' off Father Point on the St. Lawrence river. Envelope with ''Recovered by divers from wreck of S.S. Empress of Ireland'', etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1350 £190
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1912-21 20r. black and purple on red, pencil note on reverse, fine mint. S.G. 59, cat. £475. Photo.
1795 £100
Sarawak: 1934 (Jan. 12) airmail envelope to London bearing 3c., 50c., paying the 53c. rate for a letter on K.L.M. (45c. air mail fee and 8c. postage) cancelled by ''KUCHING'' c.d.s., a fine and uncommon commercial use of the 50c. adhesive. Photo.
119 | £70
Ephemera: A dealer's stock of old photographs and photography related ephemera in a box, mixed condition. (100s)
521 £90
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1d. postcard rate, 1879 (Sept. 3), 1879 1d. brown (CP8) used to Norwich, 1880 (Feb. 3) to Ipswich, toned but cancelled small barred oval (earliest known date), (CP10) used 1880 (June 3) to Cairo, 1883 1d. (CP15) used 1883 (Sept. 9) to Brighton, 1886 (Sept. 29) to London, all with large or small ''C'' barred oval cancellations, also 1891 (Mar. 5) and 1892 (Mar. 8) used to Surey, 1894 (Apr. 10) to London. (8 cards)
941 £400
Cayman Islands: 1917 ''WAR/STAMP/11/2d.'' type 14 on 21/2d. variety missing stop after ''STAMP'' [R. 1/4], upper plate no. 5 block of four, mounted in margin only, slightly toned gum otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 53b, cat. £910+. Photo.
1351 £220
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1912-21 20r. purple and blue on blue fine mint. S.G. 60, cat. £550. Photo.
1796 £60
Sarawak: 1939 (Nov. 15) p.p.c. to U.S.A. bearing 6c. carmine, tied by ''KUCHING'' c.d.s., with Sarawak censor (Type 1A) handstamp on message pane. Photo.
120 | £250
Literature: An extensive library contained in seven cartons incl. Canada, a selection of six publications incl. ''Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery of Canada'' by Howes (1911), U.S.A., a selection of hardbound publications incl. ''U.S. Postal Markings 1851-61'' by Simpson, Auction Catalogues, selection of hardbound auction catalogues and philatelic exhibition literature in three cartons incl. ''Arthur Gray Kangaroos'' (2007) and ''K.G.V'' (2015), ''Lady Mairi Bury'' vols. 1 and 2, ''Bill Gross Great Britain'' vol. 1 and 2, ''Chartwell'' vol. 2 and 3, ''Maximus'' (1989), and ''Maxwell Joseph'' (1982), ''Cape of Good Hope, British Guiana: The Worlds most Famous Stamp'' (2014), ''The Philatelic Collection formed by Sir Gawaine Baillie, Bt.'', Vols. I-XI, Sothebys 2004-2007, set of hardbound catalogues numbered ''37'' also a quantity softbound, mainly Great Britain auctions, Journals, ''The G.B. Journal'' vols. 1 to 15 (1956-1977), hardbound in eight volumes with a number of loose later additions in a carton, ''Gibbons Stamp Weekly'' vol. I to XII, hardbound in red buckram with gilt spine lettering, etc.
522 £500
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Great Britain used in Constantinople, 1880 to 1891 selection all cancelled by mostly fair to fine strikes of small ''C'' barred oval, comprising 1/2d. pl. 11, 14, 15, 20 (pair), 1d. pl. 95, 184, 189, 193, 195, 201, 2d. pl. 15, 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 15, 16, 21/2d. blue pl. 17, 18 (2), 19-23 (pair), 4d. grey-brown pl. 17, 6d. grey pl. 17, 18, 6d. on 6d., 1s. orange-brown pl. 13, 14, 5s. rose pl. 2, 1880 1/2d. (6, incl. pair), 1d., 2d. (2), 1881 1d., 1883-84 1/2d. (2), 11/2d., 2d., 21/2d. (5), scarce 3d., 4d., 5d., 6d. and 1s., 2s.6d., 5s., 1887-92 11/2d., 2d., poor to fine. (59) Photo.
943 £300
Cayman Islands: 1917 (Sept.) Proof of the ''WAR STAMP/11/2d.'' type 16 surcharge in black on wove paper (79 x 126mm), rare. Photo.
1354 | £90
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1919 (Apr. 7) 4c. on 6c. scarlet single showing double surcharge, block of four from the base of the sheet with plate number, lower pair (unmounted) variety bars omitted, mint block (6 x 5) with plate number, also used block (4 x 6) from the top left corner of the sheet with plate number and sheet number on 1920 envelope, registered to Bombay, 1921 envelope, registered to U.S.A., franked on reverse by 1912-21 6c., 10c. and 25c., fair to fine.
1799 £90
Seychelles: 1893 (Jan.) 15c. on die I 16c. variety surcharge inverted mint, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1980). S.G. 18a, cat. £325. Photo.
121 | £120
Literature: ''The Royal Philatelic Collection'' by Sir John Wilson (1952), leatherbound, good condition (slipcase damaged).
523 £260
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: U.P.U. 21/2d. letter rate, 1880 (May 14) British Embassy Constantinople envelope to Dublin unusually franked 1/2d. pl. 14, 1d. pl. 190 and 1d. Venetian red cancelled by three strikes of small ''C'' barred oval with red despatch alongside, ''H&K. PACKT./A/MY 20/5/1880'' transit on reverse, slight (disinfection?) staining at left. Photo.
945 £650
Cayman Islands: 1917 (Sept.) ''WAR STAMP/11/2d.'' type 16 on 21/2d. used, very fine, rare. B.P.A. certificate (1958) S.G. 55, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1355 | £680
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa & Uganda Protectorates: A mint selection, comprising 1903-04 to 5r., 1904-07 10r., 1912-21 to 10r. set, 1921 set, poor to fine. (41)
1800 £380
Seychelles: 1897-1900 2r.25 bright mauve and green, showing repaired ''S'' [Left pane, R. 7/3], fine mint. S.G. 36a, cat. £1,000. Photo.
122 | £120
Omnibus Issues: 1935 Silver Jubilee sets used on ordinary registered covers, comprising Barbados, Bechuanaland, Montserrat, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Virgin Islands, mainly fine.
524 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Registered rates, 1881 (Mar. 8), 1881 2d. registered envelope (RP6) size G used to Colchester with added 21/2d. blue pl. 19 neatly cancelled ''C'' barred oval with red despatch alongside and Mar. 13 London transit at left, next day arrival backstamp, early usage. Photo.
946 | £1250
Cayman Islands: A mint and used collection in two albums, Q.V. to Q.E.II, mint incl. 1902-03 and 1905 to 1s., 1907 to 5s., 1907 1/2d. on 5s. and 1d. on 5s. (not guaranteed), 1907-09 to 10s., 1912-19 to 10s. (3), 1927 War Stamp type 16 11/2d. on 21/2d. (Brandon certificate, 2000) mint, 1921-26 to both 10s., 1932 Centenary set, 1935 to 10s., 1935-48 to 10s. (2), etc., later issues to the 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
1357 £170
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: 1927 (Nov. 27) parcel tag used to London bearing 1922-27 3s. pair, cancelled by ''PARCEL POST/NAIROBI/25 NOV 27'' boxed datestamp, very scarce. Photo.
1801 £380
Seychelles: 1897-1900 2r.25 bright mauve and green, showing repaired ''S'' [Left pane, R. 7/3], fine mint. S.G. 36a, cat. £1,000. Photo.
123 | £2400
Omnibus Issues: 1949 U.P.U., a collection of covers written up in nine albums, incl. airmails, postal stationery, registered, Aden, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Bermuda, British Guiana, Fiji, Gibraltar, Gold Coast, Jamaica, K.U.T., Malayan States, Mauritius, Malta, Morocco Agencies 1s. on 1949 commercial cover to South Africa with ''OAT'' oval alongside, Nigeria, Rhodesias, Sarawak. Sierra Leone, Singapore, Trinidad & Tobago, Tonga, also Hong Kong 80c. single with 'crack in rock' used, etc. (100s)
527 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Private newspaper wrappers, 1885 (Aug. 18) to Carlsbad, redirected to Paris and onward, 1897 (Nov. 25) to Munich, the first franked 1/2d. slate-blue cancelled ''C'' barred oval with despatch c.d.s in red, a little tatty but rare, the second with 1d. lilac and 40pa. on 21/2d. purple on blue. (2 items) Photo.
947 £300
Ceylon: 1900 (Sept. 11) registered envelope to Bombay bearing 6c., 15c., 25c. and 75c. tied Colombo c.d.s's with ''INSURED/VALEUR DECLARE'' label at left and Tuticorin arrival on reverse, and 1900 (Nov. 24) 5c. stationery envelope with 1886 5c., 25c., 28c., 1893-99 30c., 2r.50., 1898-99 1r.50 on 2r.50, 1899-1900 2c., 3c., 4c., 6c., 12c., 15c., 75c. and 2r.25 tied Colombo c.d.s's. Photo.
1361 | £80
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1938-54 perf. 131/4 15c., 20c., 30c., 5s. and 10s., perf. 14 20c., 30c. and 5s., fine mint.
1802 £140
Seychelles: 1901 6c. on 8c. variety surcharge inverted, fine mint with slightly rounded upper right corner, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1998). S.G. 40a, cat. £650. Photo.
124 | £140
Omnibus issues: 1949 U.P.U., a selection incl. sets complete mint and sets in pairs unmounted mint (20), mainly fine. (100s)
528 £320
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Great Britain used in Constantinople, 1886 to 1905 selection cancelled by fair to fine strikes of British Post Office Constantinople c.d.s., mainly 1/2d. and 1d. values,with 1881 1d. control V single, 1883-84 scarce 6d., 2s.6d. (3), 1887-92 1s., parcel/sample labels (3) incl. 1902 registered to London bearing 1900 1/2d. blue-green pair with 40pa. on 21/2d., poor to fine. (27 items) Photo.
948 £290
Ceylon: 1918-19 ''WAR/STAMP'' 3c. deep green, variety overprint double and also with watermark inverted, in a mint block of four (lower pair is unmounted), faintly toned gum, otherwise fine and a rare combination of error. S.G. 332a, var. Photo.
1362 | £880
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: A K.G.V mint collection on leaves incl. 1912-21 to 10r., 1919 4c. on 6c. misplaced surcharges (2), another with surcharge double, 1921 to 5r., 1922-27 to £1, 1935-37 to £1, wide range of shades throughout, 1928-33 postage due set, also 1935-37 perf. 13 x 12 5c. rope joined to sail (2) and perf. 13 x 12 1s. all used, varied condition, mainly fine. (209)
1803 £120
Seychelles: 1903 Watermark Crown CA 12c. olive-sepia and dull green with [left pane R. 1/6] variety dented frame, fine mint. S.G. 49a, cat. £300. Photo.
125 | £260
Postage Dues: An all World early to modern selection of covers and cards all with postage due adhesives or cachets, condition is a little varied. (approx. 110)
529 £230
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Instructional markings, 1888 (Feb.) cover to Wimbledon unusually underpaid by Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion strip of four, cancelled small ''C'' barred ovals, with handstruck ''T'' and charged at double deficit by ''1d./F.B.'' mark, Wimbledon arrival on reverse. The property of another vendor. Photo.
949 £210
Ceylon: 1918-19 ''WAR/STAMP'' 5c. purple, variety watermark inverted in a mint block of four from the right of the sheet (lower pair is unmounted), faintly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 333w, cat. £480+. Photo.
1363 | £450
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: A K.G.VI mint collection on leaves, mainly 1938-54 issue with all perfs., shades, wide range of printings, with 2s. (15), 3s. (10), 5s. (15), 10s. (12), £1 (9), 50c. perf. 13 x 113/4 with rope not joined to sail, also a few later issues, postage dues, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (243)
1804 £50
Seychelles: 1938-49 20c. brown-ochre on ordinary paper, with 'handkerchief' flaw, fine mint. S.G. 140ba, cat. £275. Photo.
127 | £580
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of European covers in four boxes, early to modern, incl. postal stationery, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Monaco, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Spain, Yugoslavia, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
530 £140
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Registered rates, 1889 to 1900, eight registered covers to Germany (2), Great Britain (3) or U.S.A. (3) at 80pa. single rate paid 80pa. on 5d. or 40pa. on 21/2d. (2), 2pi. double weight with both, and additional 2oz. cover paid by 4pi. on 10d. (8 items) Photo.
950 £150
Ceylon: 1938-49 line perf. 14. 3c. left marginal block of four mint (two stamps unmounted) and 50c. upper right corner block of four unmounted mint, lightly toned gum and adhesions on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 387c, 394c. Photo.
1365 £80
Korea: Japanese Post: 1918, envelope of the Methodist Episcopal Church Korea Mission in Pyongyang addressed to Florence Nichols of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society in Massachussetts franked Taisho 10s., scarce missionary cover. Ex Adgey-Edgar. Photo.
1805 £420
Seychelles: 1952 15c. deep yellow-green lower left corner marginal block of six (3 x 2), the upper right stamp showing watermark error Crown missing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 161, a, cat. £850+. Photo.
128 | £920
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of Commonwealth covers in three boxes, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Aden, Antarctica, Bahamas, Bermuda, British Guiana, British Honduras, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands, Gilbert & Ellice Islands, Ireland, Mauritius, much New Zealand, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Trinidad & Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
534 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1d. postcard rate, 1894 to 1914, twenty-four mainly picture postcards variously addressed to foreign destinations, ten with unoverprinted frankings incl. 1d. lilac affixed over Ottoman adhesive, another with 40pa. on 21/2d. on card unusually registered 1901 (May 18) to Milan, 1903 and 1907 cards underpaid by 1/2d., 1905 and 1913 cards sent stampless, all with ''T'' charge mark, etc., good to fine.
952 | £2600
Ceylon: A mint collection in an album, incl. range of Chalons to 9d., 1866-68 perf. 121/2 3d., 1872-80 to 32c., 36c. (2), 48c. (2), 64c. and 96c. (2), 1885 perf. 14 to 56c. on 96c., pef. 14 x 121/2 1r.12 on 2r. 50 (2), 1885 surcharge set, 1888-90 surcharge varieties, 1893-99 to 2r.50 (5), 1898-99 to 2r.25 on 2r.50 (4), 1899-1900 to 1r. (4) and 2r.25 (3), 1903-05 to 5r., 1910-11 to 10r., K.G.V to 10r., 1938-49 to 5r., etc., some Q.V. issues without gum, mixed condition. (100s)
1367 £480
Kuwait: Officials: 1923-24 1/2a. to 15r. as unmounted mint marginal examples, fine. Ceremuga certificate (2015). S.G. O1-O14, cat. £850. Photo.
1806 £230
Seychelles: 1957 5c. on 45c. purple-brown, variety surcharge double, also showing broken ''s'', fine unmounted mint, dealer's mark on reverse, with normal for comparison. Only two can exist with both varieties. S.G. 191e, cat. £500+. Photo.
130 | £500
Postal History and Covers: An all World selection of covers, much middle period, incl. Commonwealth, Europe, Latin America, postal stationery, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 750)
535 £260
Richard Malim Collection: Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Instructional marks, 1894 to 1914, five incoming items with framed instructional marks in violet comprising 1894 1d. stationery card with added 1/2d. showing ''Undelivered for reason stated/To be returned to Sender/at the address shown on cover'' and ''Not called for'', 1903 unpaid p.p.c. from Trinidad with ''Refusé/Refused'', 1906 p.p.c. from Norfolk with ''Parti/Gone Away'', 1910 1d. stationery card from London with ''Non Reclamé/Not called for'', and 1914 cover from Leeds with ''Inconnu/Not Known'' the last three also with framed London R.L.O. five line return mark, fair to fine.
953 | £420
Ceylon: A used collection in an album, incl. range of Chalons to 2s. imperf. and perf. with 1857-59 10d. (B.P.A. certificate, 1967), 1872-80 to 96c. (2), etc., later issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
1368 | £350
Labuan: 1879 to 1904, a mainly mint collection in varied condition in an album incl. 1885 surch. 2c. on 18c., and 2c. on 8c., 1892-93 to 40c., 1894 to 40c., 1894-96 to 24c., 1895 surcharge set, 1896 overprinted set of three, 1896 Jubilee set, 1897-1901 overprinted to 18c., 1899 surcharges, 1901 Postage Due set, also a few North Borneo, etc. (approx. 150)
1807 | £580
Seychelles: A mainly used collection in two albums, incl. small range of Mauritius used in Seychelles, 1890 to 90c., 1893 to 90c. on 90c., 1896 18c. on 45c. minor varieties, 1897-1900 to 2r.25, 1902 to 45c. on 2r.25, 1903, 1906 and 1912-16 to 2r.25, 1917-22 and 1921-22 values to 5r., 1938-49 to 5r., 1951 postage dues set in c.t.o. pairs, 1952 to 10r., etc., not all cancellations can be guaranteed, also literature with Seychelles Postal History and Postage Stamps to 1976 by Hopson & Lacey,, mixed condition. (100s)
131 | £400
Postal History and Covers: A mainly middle period selection of European covers, incl. Belgium, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, etc., mixed condition. (95)
536 £120
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Registered rates, 1895 2d. registered envelope (RP21) sizes F used 1897 (Mar. 11) to Surrey with large violet ''R'' in oval, size G used 1898 (June 22) to Sheffield, both with added 40pa. on 21/2d. purple on blue. (2 covers)
954 | £120
Ceylon: Group of covers and postal stationery from 1859 to 1952, incl. 1859 1d. blue stationery envelope unused and used, 1873 cover to Scotland bearing 48c., military censors, etc. (25)
1369 £750
Labuan: 1892 (Mar. 26) registered envelope to Germany bearing Labuan 1891-92 6c. on 8c. and North Borneo 1891-92 6c. on 10c. tied neat Labuan c.d.s., with Hannover arrival on reverse. Photo.
1808 | £350
Seychelles: A mint collection in an album, incl. 1890-92 die I to 96c. and die II to 16c., 1897-1900 to 2r.25, a few 1901-02 surcharge varieties, 1906 and 1912-26 to 2r.25, 1917-22 and 1921-22 to 5r., 1952 and 1954-61 to 10r., etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
133 | £1300
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation in an album, on leaves and loose, incl. Chile, France, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Tonga, etc. (few 100s)
537 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1/2d. printed paper rate, 1900 to 1914, a collection of nine covers (incl. one front) and fifteen postcards variously addressed, incl. double rates 1902 to India with unoverprinted 1d. and 1913 to Vienna with ''LEVANT'' Downey head 1d., 1903 registered double rate front to London franked 40pa. on 21/2d. and unoverprinted 1d., fair to fine.
955 | £200
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: 1867 to 1895, a mint and used collection on leaves incl. Shanghai with surcharges on half stamps, postage dues, etc., also Foochow 1895 2c. to 40c. mint with part original gum, Hankow 1894 2c., 30c., unused, mixed condition. (52)
1375 £90
Labuan: 1899 (Nov. 8) envelope to Vancouver, franked by 1897 (Apr.)-1901, 1c., 2c. and 3c., slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
1810 | £850
Seychelles: A collection of covers in three albums, Q.V. to Q.E.II incl. unused and used postal stationery, 1903 (Oct.) 6c. on 8c. postal stationery envelope uprated 1c. pair to Sicily, 1908 (Mar. 13) envelope to Hamburg bearing 1906 6c., 12c., 18c. and 30c. tied neat c.d.s's, 1909 (Oct. 8) picture postcard bearing 3c. to Brazil, 1934 (Dec. 7) philatelic envelope to England bearing 1903 12c, 18c., 3c. on 18c. and 3c. on 45c., 1935 (Jan. 29) philatelic envelope to England bearing 1896 18c. on 45c. ad 1897-1900 18c.1935 Silver Jubilee set on last day envelope, 1948 Silver Wedding f.d.c's (2, one from Victoria and one from Grand Anse), 1954 set on f.d.c., wide range of later f.d.c's, incoming with 1909 postcard from Reunion readdressed to Durban with a variety of transits, range of cancellations on stamps and covers with Local Post handstamps, Ligne T and U, etc., also an album of British Indian Ocean Territory f.d.c's. (100s)
134 | £260
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of Foreign covers and postcards, early to modern, incl. Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
539 £270
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Registered rates, 1902 to 1907, selection of eight items to Belgium, Germany, Great Britain (4) or Smyrna, incl. 1904 at 2pi. double rate, 1898 2d. registered envelope (RP22) size H2 used 1902 at triple rate with added 40pa. on 21/2d. strip of three, size K used 1902 with 80pa. on 5d., 1902 2d. registered envelope (RP24) size G with added 1pi. on 21/2d., fair to fine.
956 | £2800
China: Chinese Empire: A mainly used collection on leaves, 1878 to 1909 incl. 1878-83 1ca. green and 3ca. red, both apparently unused, used examples of 3ca. brown red, 5ca. orange (2), 1885-88 1ca. (2), 3ca., 5ca., 1894 Dowager set to 24ca. (used), range of surcharges incl. 1897 2c. on 3ca. mauve (unused), used revenue surcharges comprising 1c. on 3c., 2c. on 3c. types 19 and 21, 4c. on 3c. (type 19), 1897 (Aug.) to 30c. (toned) and 50c. both unused, 1898 to $2, a few fiscal cancellations, mixed condition with some toning. (97)
1376 £80
Leeward Islands: 1890 1/2d. dull mauve and green showing rare shift of the duty plate, fine used. S.G. 1. Photo.
1811 £550
Seychelles: Selection of seven covers comprising 1890-92 Die I 48c. and 96c. used on 1896 (Mar. 27) registered cover to Munich (readdressed to Nuremberg); Die II set (less 13c.) with 1893 3c., 12c. used 1897 (Mar. 25) registered to Germany; 1898 (Aug. 6) 15c. postal stationery envelope to Zanzibar bearing additional 2c., 3c. and 16c.; 1902 30c. on 1r. and 45c. on 1r., used on separate 'Bickel' covers registered to Germany; 1906 Watermark Mult Crown CA 45c. with 75c. and 1r.50 with 2r.25 used on two 1912 covers registered to Germany. Photo.
135 | £300
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers and cards, incl. Belgium, France, Great Britain, etc. (72 items)
540 £170
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1d. postcard rate, 1902 (Feb. 26), 1902 1/2d. blue-green (CP42) used with added K.E.VII 1/2d. blue-green to London, rare and early use. Photo.
957 £80
China: Chinese Republic: 1921 Air 15c. black and blue-green to 90c. black and olive-green, good to fine mint with large part original gum. S.G. 352-56, cat. £525. Photo.
1377 £150
Leeward Islands: 1897 Sexagenary 1/2d. variety overprint double, unused with large part original gum, corner crease and light overall gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 9a, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1812 £90
Sierra Leone: 1898 (June 24) 2d. registered postal stationery envelope to England, uprated with 1884-91 3d., 1896-7 2d., 1897 1d., and Revenue 1884 3d. and 6d., each cancelled by Freetown c.d.s, endorsed ''Per S S Axim'' at base, with Liverpool transits alongside and Manchester arrival on reverse, fine. Photo.
136 | £2600
Postal History and Covers: A selection in two albums, cover album and loose, incl. airmails with Australia, Great Britain, India 1911 (Feb.) Allahabad envelope (reduced at left), 1938 ''Calpurnia'' crash cover, Military mail, etc. (few 100s)
541 £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Registered rates, 1902 (Nov. 4), 1902 40pa. on 3d. registered envelope (RP24) sizes F used to Frankfurt with added 40pa. on 21/2d., size G used (Nov. 14) to Speyer paid at 7oz. rate by added 40pa. on 21/2d., 80pa. on 5d. and 4pi. on 10d., (Dec. 23) to Stettin with 40pa. on 21/2d., 1906 (July 17) to London with 1pi. on 21/2d. (early use). (4 covers)
958 £300
China: Chinese Republic: 1942 Provincial surcharges on 16c. olive-brown, a unused collection on album page with black overprints comprising Shensi with overprint inverted, West Szechuan, Kwangsi, red overprints comprising Kansu, Kiangsi, East Szechwan, Yunnan, Fukien, Kweichow, some light toning, otherwise mainly good to fine. Photo.
1380 | £850
Leeward Islands: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1890 to 5s. (2), 1897 Jubilee to 1s., 1902 to 5s. (2), 1905-08 to 1s. (2), 1907-11 to 5s. (2), 1912-22 to 5s. (7), 1921-22 to £1 (2), 1938-51 to £1 (7), etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1813 £80
Sierra Leone: 1932 Pictorial 1/2d. to £1 set used, mainly fine. S.G. 155-167, cat. £425. Photo.
137 | £350
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers incl. G.B. 1901 Parcel Post label bearing Govt. Parcels 1d. and 6d., quantity of India incl. 1861 cover bearing India 4a. cancelled by ''124'' numeral of Aden, M.E.F. 1d. to 2s.6d. used Tripoli 1943, postal stationery, Palestine 1918 cover, airmails incl. 1934 Nyasaland, 1937 Hong Kong-San Francisco, 1939 salvaged mail ex 'Centurion' from Australia, China, Poland 1919 cover with 25 on 80h. inverted surcharge, etc., interesting group. (approx. 140)
542 £200
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Instructional marks, 1903 (Sept. 14) postcard addressed to Constantinople unusually from Wahroonga, New South Wales, showing Suez Oct. 12 transit, B.P.O. Constantinople Oct. 19 arrival and fine strike violet boxed ''Non Reclamé/Not called for.'' handstamp and returned with Sydney R.L.O. Mar. 15 1904 c.d.s. in red below, unusual. The property of another vendor. Photo.
959 | £320
China: Chinese Republic: 1943 Provincial surcharges 50c. on 16c. olive-brown, a collection on leaves and on stockcard incl. Hunan with surcharge inverted, upper marginal (toned), West Szechwan perf. 13 x 11, Shensi perf. 101/2, a few blocks etc., mainly good to fine. (26)
1381 | £450
Leeward Islands: A mint selection on leaves, incl. 1890 to 5s., 1897 Jubilee values to 5s. (7d. with B.P.A. certificate, 1969), 1905-08 to 1s., 1907-11 to 5s., 1912-22 to 5s., 1921-32 to £1, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 200)
1814 £350
Sierra Leone: 1963 Second Anniversary of Independence 11s. on £1 black and orange, fine unmounted mint. Raybaudi certificate (1995). S.G. 269, cat. £750. Photo.
138 | £980
Postal History and Covers: A large all World dealer's stock of covers and cards mainly in plastic protectors contained in six cartons with airmails, W.W.II censored mail, postal stationery, India, etc. (many 100s)
543 £170
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1d. postcard rate, 1904 (Oct. 8), 1901 1/2d. blue-green (CP38) with added Jubilee 1/2d. blue-green used with interesting message to London, rare. Photo.
960 £80
China: Chinese Republic: 1943 Provincial surcharges 50c. on 16c. olive-brown, Kweichow second setting displaying ''05'' for ''50'' error of overprint, fine unused. S.G. 689Bg var. Photo.
1382 | £380
Leeward Islands: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1890 to 5s., 1897 Jubilee to 1s. (1s. with B.P.A. certificate, 1997), 1938-51 to £1 (3), a few covers with 1938-51 values to £1 on cover to Antigua, values between 1/2d. and 3d. on 1949 (July 1) f.d.c., 1954 set on last day cover to Antigua, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1815 | £780
Sierra Leone: A mint collection in an album, incl. 1884-91 to 1s., 1896-97 to £1, 1903 values to £1, 1912-21 to £1, 1921-27 to 10s. (2), 1932 to £1, 1932 Centenary to 5s., 1938-44 to £1 (2), 1956-61 to £1, etc., later to the 1960s, mixed condition. (100s)
139 | £1100
Postal History and Covers: An all World dealer's stock of covers and cards each in a plastic protector contained in two cartons incl. postal stationery, British Empire, Europe with Germany, postage dues, censored, postcards, etc. (100s)
544 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1/2d. newspaper rate, 1905 De La Rue 1/2d. yellow-green postal stationery wrapper (WP21) used 1906 to Amsterdam, 1909 to Berne, 1911 McCorquodale 1/2d. bright green (WP22) used 1913 to Hamburg, uprated with Downey head redrawn 1/2d.. used 1912 to Edinburgh, and cut-down wrapper used 1911 to London with scarce local overprint uprated by 1pi. on 21/2d. and ''LEVANT'' 1/2d. (5 items)
961 | £320
China: Chinese Republic: 1943 (Feb.-Dec.) Provincial 20c. surcharges unused collection on leaves incl. 20c. on 13c. blue-green perf. 14 Kwangtung, 20c. on 16c. olive-brown Kwangtung, 20c. on 28c. olive West Szechwan, etc., some light toning, otherwise good to fine. (86)
1383 | £400
Leeward Islands: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1890, 1902, 1905-08 (less 6d.), 1921-32 and 1938-51 sets, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (141)
1816 | £190
Sierra Leone: A used collection in an album, incl. range of early issues, K.E.VII to 2s., K.G.V to 5s., 193 Centenary to 5s., 1938-44 to £1, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
140 | £190
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of British Asia covers in a box, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Burma, Ceylon, Hong Kong, Malaya and States, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
545 £95
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1d. postcard rate, 1906 (Mar. 4), ''LEVANT'' overprint 1902 1d. carmine (CP46) used to Vienna and 1907 (May 4) to London, 1d.+1d. reply card (CP47) two complete with outward halves used 1909 (May 25) to Bucharest and 1913 (Oct. 30) to Schiedam, Holland, 1908 De La Rue 1d. (CP56a) to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 1911 McCorquodale 1d. (CP56b, Arms over ''A'') used 1911 (Oct. 7) to Dresden (with message regarding discharge of condensed milk) and 1912 (Mar. 6) to Athens, (CP56c, Arms over ''I'') used 1911 (Dec. 15) to London and 1912 (Aug. 26) to Sussex. (9 cards)
962 | £320
China: Chinese Republic: 1943 (Mar.-Dec.) Provincial surcharges, 50c. on 16c. olive-brown unused collection on leaves incl. Anhwai, East Szechwan block of four with lower left unit missing left hand bar, Hupei on East Szechwan, West Szechwan and Kweichow with inverted overprints, perf. 101/2 Kwangsi and Kweichow, some toning, otherwise mainly good to fine. (23)
1384 £800
Long Island: 1916 laid paper 1d. mauve, 1d. red, 1s. black and 1s. mauve, unused, mainly fine, the 1s. black upper left corner marginal with typed no. ''4''. S.G. 12, 13, 20 and 22, cat. £1,350. Photo.
1817 | £240
Sierra Leone: Cancellations: A collection of postmarks in a stockbook, incl. Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. 1888 manuscript, T.P.O's, river steamer (2), also some Gambia with used in Sierra Leone, mixed condition. (100s)
141 | £400
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of balloon, helicopter, hovercraft, pigeon, rocket and zeppelin mail in a box, also some airport related covers, mixed condition. (100s)
546 £220
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Registered rates, 1907 (Feb. 19) envelope to U.S.A. franked 1pi. on 21/2d. pair and showing rare usage of undated ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/CONSTANTINOPLE'' handstamped provisional registration label with London transit and Pittsburg Mar. 4 arrival on reverse. Photo.
964 | £450
China: Chinese Republic: 1949 Golden Yuan surcharges on Revenue stamps $50 on $10 grey-green with third character from the left in top row inverted, the fourth unit an unused vertical block of six, $10,000 on $20 with incorrect 3rd character, the lower right unit of an unused block of four, also set of singles $50 on $10 grey-green to $100,000 on $20 red-brown, mainly fine unused, without gum (as issued).
1385 | £500
Luxembourg: A collection in two albums, incl. 1852-58 1sgr. used strip of three, 1944-46 11/4f. proof in red on wove paper (84 x 95mm) mounted on index card with endorsements, good range of postal stationery, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1818 | £420
Somaliland: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1903 (June) values to 5r. (2) mint and 3r. used, 1903 (Sept.) to 5r. and 8a. mint, 1904 to 5r. mint, 1921 to 5r. (2) mint, 1938 to 5r. mint, 1953-58 to 10s. (2), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
143 | £350
Postal History and Covers: A collection of early European covers in a binder, incl. France, Germany, Italian States, Spain, etc., mixed condition. (51)
547 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Registered rates, 1907 rate reduction for additional weight, 1909 to 1914 selection of seven registered covers, three O.H.B.M.S. from Post Office, variously addressed at 2pi. single rate (4, one overpaid), 23/4pi. double rate (2) and 1910 to France at quintuple rate paid by 5pi. on 1s.
966 £150
China: Post-War Inflation, 1949 Sun Yat-sen 14th Issue, Silver Yuan currency set to 500c. scarlet, unused without gum (as issued), a few tiny marks on reverse of a few values, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 1348-56, cat. £1,000. Photo.
1386 | £380
Luxembourg: A collection in an album on stockpages and loose in envelopes with early issues used incl. 1852 -56 10c. (2) and 1sgr. (2) shades, 1859-63 imperfs. to 30c., 1949 Charlotte miniature sheet mint, 1951 United Europe set mint, 1952 CENTILUX set mint, Charity sets mint, 1956 Europa set mint, etc. (100s)
1819 £140
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1853 deeply blued paper 4d. deep blue, used pair with good to large margins all round, fine. Holcombe (1999) and R.P.S. (1987) certificates. S.G. 2, cat. £550+. Photo.
144 | £230
Postal History and Covers: A Foreign collection of covers and cards in three boxed Lighthouse leather binders majority are postal stationery unused and used incl. German States, Norway, Russia, South America, etc. (100s)
548 £290
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: Registered rates, 1907 rate reduction for additional weight, selection of 1pi. on 2d. registered envelopes uprated by a range of Turkish or British Currency issues incl. 1902 (RP24) sizes G used 1909 and H2 used 1912 to Germany, 1907 (RP25) size G print codes CB (2), scarce CC and DA (3), size H (code DA) used 1912 to Surrey with added 30pa. on 11/2d. and 21/2pi. on 6d., 1908 (RP26) size G print codes AC, AD and BD. (12 envelopes)
968 | £2000
China: Chinese Republic: A mint and used specialised collection, 1932 to 1949, in a Senator album incl. 1932 Scientific Expedition set mint, 1933 Tan Yen-kai used set, 1941 Express and Registration stamps, right marginal unused examples, 1948-49 Gold Yuan surcharges to $200,000 incl. 10c. on $1 olive-green, 10c. on $20 rose-red, 50c. on 1/2c. sepia, varieties incl. 20c. on $100 crimson with inverted surcharge, offsets, imperf. between stamp and margin, 1949 Flying Swans unused set, Silver Yuan Chunking and Canton surcharge sets, unused, incl. 21/2c. on $500 mauve and 15c. on $10 green both with surcharge inverted, good range of Air stamps, military and parcel posts, etc., some toning but mainly good to fine. (100s)
1387 | £130
Luxembourg: A mint and used collection, incl. 1859-63 121/2c. rose used, 1882-84 to 5f. used, 1926-35 values to 13/4f. (17 values) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and with small punch hole, etc. (100s)
1820 £350
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1853 slightly blued paper 1d. brick-red, used pair with small to large margins, fine. Holcombe certificate (1998). S.G. 3, cat. £700+. Photo.
147 | £200
Postal History and Covers: An all World selection of covers, mainly middle period, incl. Commonwealth, Europe, Colonies, etc., mixed condition. (111)
549 £420
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1908 to 1914 collection on leaves with frankings on pieces and a range of variously addressed covers mainly at 1pi. letter rate incl. 1914 (July 25) double weight to London franked 1pi. on 21/2d. and ''LEVANT'' 1/2d. strip of three, returned with ''Zuruck!/Keine Beförderungsgelegenheit'', also 1/14pi. rate (incl. collection charge?), registered with 1911 1pi. on 3d. registered envelope (RP27) size F (2, one double weight with added 1pi. on 21/2d., ''LEVANT'' Downey head 1/2d. and 1d., 1912 1pi. on 3d. registred envelope (RP28) sizes F and G, the latter triple rate with added 1pi. on 21/2d. pair, ''LEVANT'' 1/2d. (2), 1912 double weight to Leipzig with ''LEVANT'' Downey head 1/2d. strip of three and late use of K.E.VII 2d. pair, also parcel post label bearing 2s.6d., etc. (35 items)
969 | £550
China: China: Chinese Republic: A mainly used collection on leaves, 1912 to 1929, incl. 1912 to $2 (unused), 1912 Waterlow overprint set to $1, the 16c. to $1 being mint or unused, 1913-33 London and 1st Peking printings to $1, 2nd Peking printing to $20, 1928 $1 scarlet, mint, mixed condition with some toning. (100+)
1388 | £300
Luxembourg: A collection of covers and cards in five albums with f.d.c's, airmails, postal stationery, German Occupation, picture postcards, 1927 Philatelic Exhibition set used on registered cover, etc. (100s)
1823 | £180
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1855-63 1d. rose, 4d. (3), 1s. bright yellow-green and 1863-64 1s. bright emerald-green, used, all with full margins, fair to fine. (6)
148 | £420
Postal History and Covers: An all World accumulation, incl. an album of postal stationery to Germany, postcards with postmark interest, Italy, early Spain, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
550 £230
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople 1857-1914: 1912 (Dec. 4), 1911 1pi. on 3d. brown registered envelope (RP 27) size K with white ''W'', print code EE, used to Germany with added ''LEVANT'' 1905-12, Stettin Dec. 27 arrival on reverse. Photo.
970 | £900
China: Chinese Republic: Specialised mint and used collection of Dr. Sun Yat-sen issues, 1931 to 1945, on leaves incl. 1938-41 (3rd issue) to $20 (6), good range of provisional surcharges incl. wrong and repeated characters, 1942-46 (5th issue) with a range of printings and varieties incl. a number imperf. between stamp and selvedge and 30c. orange-red vertical pair imperf. between, 1942-45 (3rd Issue redrawn) imperf. to $100, rouletted to $50 incl. $5 lilac-grey rouletted 61/2 x perf. 121/2, rough perf. to $100 brown (unused) incl. unused $20 rose-carmine imperf. between stamp and selvedge, some toning but mainly good to fine. (100s)
1389 | £11500
Malaya and States: A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated mint and used accumulation of Malayan States in mixed condition in four stockbooks with Straits Settlements 1867 Crown opts., 1883-91 CA to 96c. (2) mint, surcharges incl. 1880 10c. on 6c. unused block of nine, 1892-99 CA to $5 used, 1902-03 CA to $5 mint, 1904-10 Script to $5 mint, 1906-07 opts to $1 mint and used, 1906-12 MCA to $5 mint, 1912-23 MCA to $5 (4, shades) mint, 1921-23 Script to $5 marginal mint copy with plate number, 1921-33 Exhibition overprints, F.M.S., 1900 overprinted 1c. to $2 mint, 1900-01 1c. to $5 mint, 1904-22 MCA to $5 mint, 1922-34 t0 $5 green and red, B.M.A., Johore 1891 set of four surcharges mint, 1918-20 CA to $5 mint, Kedah 1912 MCA to $5 mint, 1937 12c. to $5 set mint, 1950 set to $5 both mint and used, Kelantan 1922 Exhibition overprints to $5 mint and $1 used on piece, 1937-40 to $2 mint, 1951-55 set to $5 both mint and used, Negri Sembilan 1895-99 CA 1c. to 50c. mint, 1935-41 set to $5 both mint and used, Pahang, Perak 1895-99 CA 1c. to $1 mint, 1935-37 and 1938-41 sets to $5 mint, Perlis, Selangor 1891 surcharges, Trengganu 1910-19 MCA 1c. to $5 mint, 1949-55 set to $5 both mint and used, 1937 postage due set mint, also 1948-49 Wedding sets both mint and used for the States, some later issues with booklets, etc. (many 100s)
1825 £95
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1855-63 4d. pair used, good to large margins, fine. S.G. 6. Photo.
149 | £110
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of Scandinavian covers in a box, mainly middle to modern period, incl. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden with postal stationery, etc., also some Greenland, mixed condition. (100s)
552 £720
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Great Britain used in Beyrout, selection comprising 1873-81 1/2d. pl. 14, 1d. pl. 211, 213, scarce 11/2d., 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 1-3 (2), 5, 11, 13-16, 21/2d. blue pl. 17 (2), 19, 20, 22 (pair), 23, 4d. vermilion pl. 13, 4d. sage-green pl. 16, 4d. grey-brown pl. 18, 10d., 1s. pl. 12, 1880 1/2d., 1d. (5, incl. two pairs), 2d., 5d. (2) cancelled mainly good to fine strikes of ''G06'' barred oval and later values with hooded datestamp, also 1873 incoming wrapper with arrival c.d.s., franked 4d. pl. 13 cancelled very fine Liverpool Exchange duplex, French 80c. cancelled ''5080'', Italian 20c., 40c., 60c., Estero 30c., 40c. cancelled ''234'', sold at British P.O. for onward transmission. (48 items) Photo.
971 | £400
China: Chinese Republic: Unused collection of National Currency Surcharges, 1945 to 1948, on leaves incl. 1945 Kaifeng provisionals to $50 on 30c. maroon with additional varieties incl. $20 on 40c. surcharge inverted, extensive collection of 1946-47 surcharges incl. marginal imprint example $50 on 5c. olive-green with inverted surcharges, 1946 (surcharge type 108) to $20 on 2c. ultramarine with varieties incl. double surcharge and surcharges inverted, etc., mainly good to fine. (130)
1390 | £2800
Malaya and States: A mainly unmounted mint accumulation in a stockbook, incl. Straits Settlements 1902-03 10c left marginal block of four, 1912-23 $5 with olive back (mounted), 1921-33 $5 upper marginal plate ''11'' example, 1936-27 $5, 1937-41 to $5, British Military Administration 1945-48 $5 green and red, die I 2c. corner blocks of four and six, Johore 1896 $2 block of four, $3 lower marginal vertical pair, 1940 8c. blocks of four (2, one upper right corner and one lower marginal with part imprint), Kedah 1937 $2 (2, one corner marginal), 1959-62 perf. 13 x 121/2 upper right corner block of four, Kelantan 1957-63 $2 both perfs. blocks of four, Penang, Perak 1938-41 40c. block of four, 50c. block of four, Perlis, Selangor, Trengganu, range of 1948 Silver Wedding sets, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1826 £2100
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1855-63 6d. slate-purple, fresh mint, fine margins, rare. Brandon certificate (2005). S.G. 7d, cat. £4,000. Photo.
150 | £130
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of British Caribbean covers in a box, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St Lucia, Seychelles, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
553 £230
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 1875 (May 20) large part wrapper to Switzerland, trimmed at foot, bearing 2d. blue pl. 14 cancelled ''G06'' barred oval with despatch c.d.s. alongside, France Cérès 40c., 80c. at left cancelled ''5080'' lozenge of dots at Alexandria, and showing red boxed ''PD'', French and British P.O. on Alexandria, Marseille à Lyon Spécial Geneva and Glarus June 2 arrival datestamps. Ex Glassco. Photo.
972 | £210
China: Chinese Provinces: Kirin and Heilungkiang: 1927 1/2c. sepia to $5 grey-green and scarlet (thinned), less 16c., mint with large part original gum, also 1928 Vhang Tso-lin set, 1929 Sun Yat-sen Memorial set, mainly good to fine mint. S.G. 1-20, 21-24, 29-32. (27)
1391 | £1950
Malaya and States: A mint and used collection of States issues in three albums, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Penang, Perlis, Selangor, Trengganu, etc., with later issues lightly duplicated to $5 with a range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
1827 £580
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1855-63 1s. bright yellow-green, unused, good margins all round, fresh appearance. S.G. 8. Photo.
151 | £150
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of illustrated and advertising covers in a box, mainly middle to modern period, incl. Great Britain, Commonwealth, foreign, etc., also a selection with cachets, mixed condition. (100s)
554 £380
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 1875 (Sept. 16) U.S. Consulate envelope to Nebraska franked at 8d. rate via Marseilles by 2d. blue pl. 14 and 6d. grey pl. 14 cancelled ''G06'' barred oval with c.d.s. below, red New York transit alongside, disinfection slit and enclosing fascinating six page personal letter from Consul-General John T. Edgar, cover a little creased and stained, seal excised from reverse. Photo.
973 £450
China: Chinese Provinces: North-Eastern Provinces: 1948 Parcel Post $500 orange-red to $20,000 pale blue, fine unused set. S.G. P78-83, cat. £3,000. Photo.
1392 | £450
Malaya and States: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used accumulation in varied condition in two albums, two stockbooks and on stockcards contained in a carton incl. Straits Settlements with K.G.V to $5 mint, F.M.S. with high values to $25 and revenue $250 fiscally used, B.M.A. 1945-48 set to both $5 mint, Singapore, also North Borneo with 1961 set to $10 both mint and used, Sarawak 1950 and 1955 sets both mint and used, etc. (100s)
1828 £450
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1855-63 1s. deep dark green, mint pair, good to very large margins, fine of fresh appearance. S.G. 8b, cat. £900+. Photo.
152 | £250
Postal History and Covers: An all World dealer's stock of maritime mail in a box, mainly middle to modern period, mixed condition. (100s)
555 £260
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Unoverprinted stationery, 1878 (Mar. 21), 1874 11/2d. brown foreign postcard (CP35) used to London cancelled ''G06'' barred oval with despatch and red London Paid Apr. 8 arrival datestamps, scarce. Photo.
974 | £170
China: Chinese Provinces: Yunnan: 1926 1/2c. sepia to $5 grey-green and scarlet (small thin) mint set, also Sun Yat-sen selection incl. Peking overprint $1, $5, mint. S.G. 1-20. (32)
1394 £350
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1880-81 10c. on 30c. claret, wing margin example with ''C.M.B.'' security handstamp in violet, used on 1880 (June) envelope to Scotland, cancelled by barred obliterator, endorsed ''per Naples'' at upper left, some damage to the envelope, a scarce use on cover. Photo.
1829 £320
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1855-63 1s. deep dark green, mint pair with good to large margins, tiny ink spot, otherwise fine. Buhler certificate (1981) for a block of four. S.G. 8b, cat. £900+. Photo.
153 | £180
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers, mainly middle to modern, incl. much foreign with 1836 entire from Switzerland to Edinburgh with a range of markings incl ''GENEVE/45 96/1836'' in black, boxed ''SUISSE/PAR/FERNEY'' in red, and ''POSTAGE/TO/EDINBURGH/NOT PAID'', 1858 envelope with letter to Bombay with type CC3 crowned circle (very faint), Great Britain with 1865-73 plate 4 1s. used on mourning envelope, plate 9 4d. used alongside 1d. red pair on cover to Prussia, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
556 £320
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 21/2d. U.P.U. letter rate, selection comprising single rate 1878 (May 30) to Cheltenham franked 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 8, 1880 (Feb. 2) to New York bearing 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 17 (with enclosed letter from John Edgar Jr.), 1881 (July 15) to Nebraska (redirected and incl. photocopy of original letter from U.S. Consul John T. Edgar) franked 21/2d. blue pl. 21) and 1881 (Sept. 8) to France with 21/2d. pl. 20, each cancelled ''G06'' barred oval, also 1885 (Aug. 18) mourning envelope to London with 21/2d. lilac cancelled by hooded c.d.s. and double rate cover 1882 (Mar. 15) to Ohio with 21/2d. pl. 22 (2) sharing ''G06'' barred oval. (6 items) Photo.
975 | £380
China: Chinese Provinces: North-Eastern Provinces: 1946 to 1948, mainly mint or unused collection on leaves incl. 1946 (Aug.) surcharges in red $5 on $50 to $20 on $200, 1946-48 re-engraved character set to $1,000 incl. $22, $65, $109, Military posts, Postage dues, Parcel post with 1948 $500,000 on $5,000,000 used, etc., some toning, otherwise mainly good to fine. (125)
1395 | £820
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1867 values to 32c. on 2a. (mainly unused), 1867-72 12c. and 24c., 1879 7c. on 32c., 1880 5c. on 8c., 1883-91 values to 96c., 1884 2c. on 5c. (unused), 1883 3c. on 5c. (2), 1892-99 to $5, 1912-13 values to $5, 1936-37 to $5, 1937-41 to $5, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1830 £420
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1855 (June) cover to an officer on board H.M.S. Algiers c/o Woodhead & Co. in London bearing three margin 4d. deep blue tied small triangle with manuscript ''per the first ship'' and charged 8d. on arrival. Ex Maxwell Joseph and Levett. The ''Algiers'' was at this time providing troop transport to the Baltic and Black Sea during the Russian War. Photo.
154 | £80
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of Cyprus, Gibraltar and Malta covers in a box, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. postal stationery, f.d.c's, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
557 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Unoverprinted stationery, 1883 1d. brown card (CP15), three examples, the first used 1883 (Oct. 17) to Cyprus cancelled ''G06'' barred oval with c.d.s. alongside (latest recorded such use), the others with hooded datestamp comprising 1885 (Apr. 20) to London (with B.P.O. Constantinple c.d.s. in red alongside), 1890 to Port Said, 1892 1d. red (CP27) used 1899 to Denmark (also with Constantinople and Smyrna c.d.s's), 1899 1d. carmine (CP35, vertical crease) 1901 to Sussex, 1902 1d. carmine (CP46) used 1903 to Hanover. (6 cards)
976 | £300
China: Chinese Provinces: Sinkiang: 1915 to 1934 mainly mint or unused collection on leaves incl. 1932-38 London overprinted first and second Sun Yat-sen sets to $5, Peking overprint to $5, Shanghai overprint to 24c., 1940-43 Third Sun Yat-sen overprinted perf. 121/2 and 14 sets with values to $5 and $20, 1942-44 Air Mail black overprints, 1944 3rd Sun Yat-sen redrawn rough perf. 121/2 to 15 mainly mint to $100, some light toning, otherwise mainly good to fine.
1396 | £350
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1867 values to 32c. on 2a, 1867-92 to 96c. (6), range of surcharges, K.E.VII to $5, K.G.V to $25, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1831 £600
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 'Woodblock' 1d. vermilion, good margins, pressed crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 13, cat. £2,750. Photo.
155 | £1950
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of South East Asian covers, incl. Burma, India, Malayan States, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
558 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 40pa. on 21/2d. U.P.U. letter rate, 1887 to 1905 six covers to Great Britain (5) or U.S.A., bearing 1885, 1887 (3, one double weight) or 1902 (2, one uprated with unoverprinted G.B. 1/2d., 1d. pair used 1905 (June 27) to London) issues, also 40pa. on 21/2d. grey-blue stationery envelope (EP35) used 1895 (Apr. 4) to Berlin. (6 items)
977 | £520
China: Communist China: Central and South China: 1948 to 1949 mainly unused collection on leaves incl. Central Plains Postal Administration incl. 1948 $1 to $42, 1949 surcharges with $10,000 on $30 bright yellow-green, Hubei 1949 thin and thick bar surcharge sets, 1949 Peasant Soldier and Workman set of fifteen to $220 rose-red, 1949 Star used and unused to $10,000 magenta, Liberation of Wuhan perf. and imperf. sets and Henan overprint sets perf. and imperf., 1949 (Dec. 17) surcharge set of twenty $200 on $1 to $5,000 on $370, Jiangxi overprints, etc., mainly good to fine. (157)
1397 | £450
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: Collection from 1867 to 1941 in mixed condition on leaves incl. 1892-99 CA to $5 used, K.E.VII values to $100 fiscally used, K.G.V high values to $25 fiscally used, 1937-41 to $5 mint, etc. (approx. 370)
1832 £6800
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 'Woodblock' 4d. carmine ERROR OF COLOUR, lightly cancelled and of fine appearance. S.G. 14e, cat. £40,000. Ex Hutson, Maria de la Queillerie, Tucker, Maxwell Joseph and Spangenthal. Brandon certificate (2013) notes ''various faults'', nevertheless a most attractive example of this great rarity. Photo.
156 | £130
Postal History and Covers: A large all World accumulation of covers and cards in nine cartons mostly post war commercial mail but including a few earlier items. (1,000s)
559 £520
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Registered rates, 1889 to 1907, selection of nine covers variously addressed, some with faults but an interesting group incl. unoverprinted and overprinted stationery, comprising 80pa. single rate 1896 to Brighton franked 40pa. on 21/2d. pair, 1892 40pa. on 21/2d. envelope (EP35) uprated by 40pa. on 21/2d. used 1905 to London, 1888 2d. (RP15) size G 1890 to London, 1893 2d. (RP18) size G 1895 to Edinburgh, 1898 2d. (RP22) 1903 to Sweden, each with added 40pa. on 21/2d., 1902 40pa. on 2d. (RP24) size F 1907 to London with added 1pi. on 21/2d., triple rate 1902 40pa. on 2d. (RP24) size G 1904 to Paris with added 40pa. on 21/2d. (3), quadruple rate 1891 2d. envelope size H 1893 to Cyprus with 80pa. on 5d. pair, and septuple rate 1886 2d. (RP14), to New York bearing added 40pa. on 21/2d., 80pa. on 5d. green (3) showing boxed ''SUPPOSED LIABLE TO/UNITED (1) STATES/CUSTOM DUTIES'' handstamp. Photo.
978 | £980
China: Communist China: East China: 1944 to 1949, mainly unused collection on leaves incl. Shandong 1944 Mao Tse-tung 5c. blue, 10c. green and 50c. red-brown, 1948-49 $50 yellow to $10,000 carmine, Jiangsu-Anhui Border Area 1946 (Feb.) set to 20c. deep grey-blue and 20c. orange-red, incl. 10c. slate-blue, (Apr.) surcharge set, East China People's Post 1949 Seventh Anniversary set incl. $5 with small character in violet, also imperf. set incl. $5 without overprint, 1949 Train and Postal Runner $5 and $30 vertical pairs imperf. between (toned), etc., some slightly damp affected, otherwise mainly good to fine. (150)
1398 £90
Malaysia: Singapore: India used in Singapore: 1854 1/2a. blue horizontal pair cancelled ''B/172'' octagons, both touched or cut into, small corner crease. S.G. Z60. Photo.
1833 £3800
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 1d. deep carmine-red, a mint block of fourteen, one stamp just touched, otherwise close to large margins all round, fine, with Diena and Bolaffi signatures. Diena certficate (1953). S.G. 18, cat. £4,550. Photo.
158 | £900
Postal History and Covers: A selection of mainly covers and cards, incl. 1799-1850 correspondence to or from celebrated geologist George Bellas Greenough with 1799 entire letter from Sweden to his uncle in London, showing on reverse double circular ''FOREIGN OFFICE 99/SE/2'' and circular framed ''PP/1799'', also Great Britain with 1840 1d. black used on 1840 (Oct. 31) envelope, Ireland with Great Britain used in, South Africa Boer War with Orange Free State, also a few stamps, etc. (few 100s)
562 £120
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Postcard rates, 1898 to 1912, twelve cards variously addressed at 1d. rate, paid by G.B. 1/2d. vermilion pair, 1d. lilac (2), K.E.VII 1/2d. pair, 1d., ''LEVANT'' 1905 1/2d. (2), 1d. (3), 1912 Harrison 1/2d. (2), Downey head 1d. (2), 1904 to 1914, ten cards at 1/2d. rate paid by G.B. 1/2d. (2), ''LEVANT'' 1905 1/2d. (4), 1912 Harrison 1/2d. (slight foxing but tied by last day ''30 SP 14'' registered oval), 1911 Downey head 1/2d., Redrawn 1/2d., 1913 1/2d., fair to fine. (22 items)
979 | £650
China: Communist China: North China: 1945 to 1949, mainly unused collection on leaves incl. Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei Border Area 1945 Victory set used, 1948 (Feb. 25-July 9) perf. and imperf. sets to $5,000 and $2,000 respectively, 1948 (Mar. 25) $500 orange, East Hebei 1948 $1,000 dull rose, Shanxi-Suiyuan Border Area 1946 (Dec.) imperf. $80 rose-carmine, $100 yellow-green, $500 deep dull blue, 1948 (July) $1,000 on $80 rose-carmine, North China People's post incl. 1949 Labour Day perf. and imperf. sets, 1949 28th Anniversary perf. and imperf. sets, Gate of Heavenly Peace (1st Issue) to $700, etc., mainly good to fine. (115)
1399 | £820
Malaysia: Singapore: Q.V. to W.W.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1864 (May) envelope to Glasgow, bearing colourful mixed franking of India 8p. purple, 2a. yellow and 4a. grey-black pair, all cancelled/tied by ""B/172"" obliterator, showing red crayon ""1/3"" and, on reverse, ""singapore/p.o."" double-ring d.s. in red and clear June 13 arrival c.d.s., 1865 lettersheet to Bombay bearing India 8p. with Singapore backstamp, p.p.c's, Official and registered mail, airmail, censored, etc., mixed condition. (135)
1834 £750
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 1d. deep carmine-red, a fresh mint block of four, close to large margins all round, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1982). S.G. 18, cat. £1,300+. Photo.
159 | £1000
Postal History and Covers: 1859 to 1911, a family correspondence, mainly to or from Viscount Gough, comprising sixteen covers, six cards and fourteen fronts, incl. 1879 cover from Durban to Dublin, franked by 1875-76 6d. with type 18 overprint and 1870 1s. overprint in green, readdressed to Co. Galway, additionally franked G.B. 1d. for redirection, similar cover from Durban to Co. Galway, franked by 1875-76 6d. with type 18 overprint, readdressed to Dublin, additionally franked by G.B. 1d. for redirection, 1901 and 1902, two China 1c. postal stationery cards to Lady Gregory, the first from Shanghai uprated 1c. strip of three, and the second from Nanjing uprated 1/2c. pair, 2c. and French China 10c., etc. (36 items)
563 £520
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Registered rates, 1898 (Nov. 21), 1892 2d. envelope (RP18) scarce size K used to New York with added 80pa. on 5d., 4pi. on 10d. with hooded datestamps, a little worn and creased, with arrival marks incl. boxed ''SUPPOSED LIABLE TO/UNITED (1) STATES/CUSTOM DUTIES'' handstamp in violet. Photo.
980 £190
China: Communist China: North-East China: Port Arthur and Dairen: 1947 (Feb. 20) 29th Anniversary of Red Army $1 on 2f. yellow-green to $15 on 30f. chocolate, fine mint set with large part original gum. S.G. NE29-31, cat. £1,205. Photo.
1400 £160
Malaysia: Singapore: 1872 (Nov. 29) envelope to Switzerland bearing 1867-72 8c., 12c., cancelled by barred obliterator and tied by blue ''HOOGLANDT & Co./SINGAPORE'' oval handstamp, Singapore Paid in red alongside. Photo.
1835 £140
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 1d. deep carmine-red, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 18, cat. £325. Photo.
160 | £900
Postal History and Covers: 1864 to 1965, a selection of all World covers and postcards, incl. much Commonwealth with Tonga picture stationery, also military, Kuwait, etc. (100s)
564 £260
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 1899 (June 2) triple rate cover unusually registered to Melbourne endorsed ''via Suez'', franked by 4pi. on 10d. tied by hooded datestamp, with ms. registration markings, Port Said transit and Richmond arrival backstamps, roughly opened at top with minor creasing and staining. The cover sent by German explorer and photographer Hermann Burchardt (1857-1909), with return address of the German Consulate in Damascus (sender's endorsement on flap reveals) where Burchardt was based. Photo.
981 £110
China: Communist China: North-East China: Port Arthur and Dairen: 1949 Fourth Anniversary of Victory $10 red, blue and light blue, also $10 red, blue and grey-green, fine unused, without gum (as issued), S.G. NE63-64, cat. £620. Photo.
1402 | £220
Malaysia: Singapore: Q.V. selection of covers comprising 1895 (Nov. 19) cover to Copenhagen bearing 1c., 5c., 10c., 1897 (May 25) envelope to England franked 1c., 1900 (July 05) registered 'Stamp Dealers' envelope to Germany bearing 5c., 8c., 1902 (Apr. 7) registered envelope to U.S.A. bearing 5c., 8c., also K.E.VII 1908 local envelope franked 1c., mainly fine group. (5)
1836 £130
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 1d. deep brown-red, unused with good to large margins, fine. S.G. 18b, cat. £650. Photo.
161 | £110
Postal History and Covers: 1894 to 1972, a selection of British Africa covers and postal stationery, incl. cancellation interest, West Africa, St Helena 1919 postcard with boxed taxed cancellation, 1920 card with manuscript ''Received under cover addressed to the Postmaster, Nairobi'', censors, etc. (45)
565 £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 1900 incoming small envelope underpaid from Great Britain bearing 1d. lilac with hooded Jan. 1 1901 arrival on reverse, showing large ''3D/F.B.'' applied in London, no postage due marking being available in Beyrout. Photo.
982 £190
China: Communist China: North-East China: Port Arthur and Dairen: 1950 $10 blue to $100 deep magenta, $10 and $20 with straight edge at base and top respectively, $20 with a few tiny green ink marks, otherwise fine unused, without gum (as issued), S.G. NE75-79, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1403 £150
Malaysia: Singapore: 1901 (Nov. 14) registered multi-view postcard to Germany bearing 1c. pair, 3c. carmine and 3c. brown, cancelled by Singapore c.d.s., with dated registration handstamp below, 1905 (Feb. 10) registered Kaulfuss p.p.c. to Germany, bearing K.E.VII 5c. lilac and 8c. lilac on blue, tied by Singapore c.d.s's, fine. Photo.
1837 £100
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 4d. deep blue, unused, small part original gum, expertising marks, fine. S.G. 19, cat. £300. Photo.
162 | £500
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of W.W.I military mail in two boxes, incl. censors, P.O.W.'s, American, Belgian, French, German and Russia forces, British Forces in Egypt, France, Greece, Italy and Malta, range of postcards with military hospitals, etc., also some earlier, mixed condition. (100s)
566 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 1901 (Feb. 26) double rate cover registered to Liverpool, franked by 80pa. on 5d. used in combination with G.B. 1900 1/2d. blue-green, with hooded datestamps, red London registered transit oval at lower right, ms. registration markings, vertical fold and faint staining. Photo.
983 | £580
China: Communist China: North-East China: Port Arthur and Dairen: A mint and unused collection on leaves incl. 1946 (May) Transfer of Administration set, 1946 (July) Ninth Anniversary set, 1946 (Aug.) Japanese Surrender Set, 1946 (Oct.) Death Anniversary of Lu Xun set, 1947 (May) Labour Day set, 1949 Stalin's Birthday Set, etc., some light toning, mainly good to fine. (31)
1404 | £160
Malaysia: Singapore: Selection of K.G.VI censored, registered and airmail covers with values to $1, variously addressed incl. Germany, G.B., Malta, Netherlands, Switzerland and U.S.A., mainly good to fine. (20)
1838 £130
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 4d. deep blue, unused with good margins, small part original gum, fine. S.G. 19. Photo.
163 | £220
Postal History and Covers: An all World group of censored W.W.II covers, range of tapes and markings, slightly mixed. (104)
567 £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Overprinted stationery, Range of 1d. stationery postcards comprising 1902 (CP46) sent 1906 to London (2, one with hooded d.s.), 1908 (CP56a) sent 1911 to London, (CP56b) sent 1912 to Montreal, (CP56c) sent 1912 to Geneva, 1d.+1d. reply card (CP47) c.t.o. in 1914, 1912 (CP62) sent 1914 to Sheffield. (7 items)
984 £240
China: Communist China: North-East China: Andong: 1946 $1 deep blue to $15 vermilion and 1947 $10 dull scarlet and vermilion, fine unused, without gum (as issued). S.G. NE103-111, cat. £1,174. Photo.
1405 | £100
Malaysia: Singapore: 1939 to 1952, group of printed matter rate envelopes, a wrapper and a postcard, some censored, mainly good to fine. (9 items)
1839 £80
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 4d. steel blue, fine used, good to enormous margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at foot. S.G. 19c, cat. £275. Photo.
164 | £250
Postal History and Covers: A dealer's stock of W.W.II military mail in two boxes, incl. range of censors, postal stationery, P.O.W.'s, British and Commonwealth forces overseas, America, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Scandinavian forces, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
568 £250
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 1903 (Apr. 13), rare usage of unoverprinted G.B. 1902 issue 3d. registered envelope (RP24) size G sent from Beyrout to New York, the required 80pa. franking fulfilled by single 40pa. on 21/2d., cancelled Beyrout scroll type c.d.s. (code C) and showing American Press cachet, transit and arrival marks. For similar see Huggins collection, lot 331, Grosvenor 21 May 2014. Photo.
985 | £200
China: Communist China: North-East China: Andong: 1947 surcharged stamps printed on the back of cigarette advertisements, on leaves incl. type 44 $90 on $10, type 45 $100 on $10 vermilion in black and violet, type 46 $150 on $10 (2), also $30 on $10, $90 on $10, $150 on $10 printed on native paper, good to fine unused. (9)
1406 £60
Malaysia: Singapore: 1939 (July) incoming cover from Ireland, redirected with scarce boxed violet ''GONE AWAY'' handstamp on reverse.
1840 £130
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 6d. bright mauve, unused, small part original gum with good to large margins. S.G. 20, cat. £425. Photo.
165 | £320
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: A dealer's stock of European airmails covers in three boxes, middle to modern period, incl. Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
569 £450
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Registered rates, 1908 to 1914, eight covers variously addressed comprising four at 2pi. single rate incl. 1902 40pa. on 3d. (RP24) size F with added 1pi. on 21/2d. used 1908 to Holland, 1907 1pi. on 2d. (RP25) used 1909 to Paris (added adhesive removed), 23/4pi. double rate 1909 to U.S.A., 5pi. rate for additional 4oz. 1914 to Leeds bearing 5pi. on 1s., 61/2pi. rate with 1907 1pi. on 2d. (RP25) size H used 1908 to Cyprus with added 1pi. on 21/2d., 4pi. on 10d. and ''LEVANT'' 1d., slight faults but scarce. (7 covers) Photo.
986 £110
China: Communist China: North-East China: North East China People's Post: 1947 surcharges $100 on $1 with surcharge (black) inverted, also $50 on $1 to $100 on $2 set with additional examples with the different coloured overprints, fair to fine unused, without gum (as issued). S.G. NE160a, NE158-161, NE158b-161b, cat. £890. Photo.
1407 £200
Malaysia: Singapore: 1941 (July 30) censored registered airmail cover to New York, franked 5c., 10c., $1, and $5, tied by Singapore c.d.s's, with straight line ''Pan American Pacific Air Mail'' alongside and triangular censor handstamp below, both in violet, scarce use of the $5 on cover. Photo.
1842 | £60
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1893-98 set, good to fine mint, the 5s. with small paper adherence on reverse. S.G. 61-68, cat. £275.
166 | £680
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: A stock of mainly flown covers and cards contained in a carton with Far East, British Africa, flying boats, some ephemera, labels, etc. (100s)
570 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Registered rates, 1913 (Dec. 12), 1908 1pi. on 2d. brown (RP26) size F used to U.S.A. with added 13/4pi. on 4d. for 23/4pi. rate, transit and arrival datestamps, purple straight line ''REGISTERED'' and unusually bearing U.S. ''SUPPOSED LIABLE TO/CUSTOMS DUTY.'' label. Photo.
987 £80
China: Communist China: North-East China: North East China People's Post: 1947 35th Anniversary $10 yellow, $20 rose-red, $100 brown with light wrinkle at base, otherwise fine unused, without gum (as issued). S.G NE199-201, cat. £450. Photo.
1408 | £1050
Malaysia: Singapore: B.M.A. to modern collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1945 (Nov. 7) H.M. Forces air letter to Holland with typed ''X-P.O.W. Mail'' at top, backstamped ''SINGAPORE/F'' c.d.s., 1958 (Nov.) p.p.c. to England bearing 1955-59 $5, 1974 (Aug. 23) Aerogramme backstamped ''SINGAPORE/M1'' c.d.s., with large ''PROHIBITED ARTICLE/RETURNED TO SENDER'' handstamp in violet, also two philatelic Cocos Island covers, registered, airmails, military mail, etc., mixed condition. (215)
1843 | £1400
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A collection of triangulars written up on leaves, each with full margins, incl. 1855-63 4d. block of four used, 1s. bright yellow-green block of four used (this cut into on two sides), 1s. deep dark green pair with part original gum, single used, 1863-64 4d. pair with small part original gum, 1s. bright emerald-green pair with part original gum, etc., also four examples of the South Africa 1926 reprints, mixed condition. (13 items)
167 | £220
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: A dealer's stock of Australia and New Zealand airmail covers in a box, middle to modern period, also incl. range of Australian freight labels, mixed condition. (100s)
571 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: Unoverprinted stationery, 1909 (June 7), ''LEVANT'' 1904 1/2d. yellow-green wrapper (WP21) cancelled very fine ''BEYROUT/B/JU 7/09/BRITISH POST OFFICE'' c.d.s., addressed to France with Mirebel July 18 arrival on reverse and returned to Beirut. Photo.
988 £480
China: Communist China: North-East China: North East China People's Post: 1950 Foundation of People's Republic $5,000 to $30,000, a few trivial imperfections, otherwise fine unused, without gum (as issued). S.G. NE286-289, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1409 £200
Malaysia: Singapore: 1962-66 15c. Tern, variety orange (eye) omitted in an unmounted mint block of six from the top of the sheet, very fine. S.G. 70ab, cat. £450+. Photo.
1844 | £950
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A used collection in an album, incl. three margin triangles with 1853 1d. single and pairs (2), 4d., 1855-62 1d., 1863-65 1d. pairs (2), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
168 | £110
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: A dealer's stock of Latin American airmail covers in a box, middle to modern period, incl. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
572 £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 1pi. letter rate, 1910 to 1914, seven covers variously addressed franked K.E.VII (1) or K.G.V (4) 1pi. on 21/2d. shades incl. 1914 (Aug. 1) envelope to Vienna with ''UNDELIVERABLE/L.P.S.'' handstamp in violet, also two covers 1911 (Oct. 14) to Leeds and 1913 (June 23) to Geneva (redirected) franked by 11/4pi. on 3d., possibly paying additional collection charge. (9 items)
989 | £1000
China: Communist China: North-East China: North East China People's Post: Mint or unused collection from 1946 to 1950 on leaves with 1947 Anniversary sets incl. Communist Party, Outbreak of War, Japanese Surrender, Japanese Attack, Seizure of Chiang, 1947 (Oct.) Mao Tse-Tung $1 maroon to $500 orange, also 1948 redrawn designs incl. surcharges comprising $500 on $50 green, $1,500 on $150, $2,500 on $300, also 1948 (Aug.) $300 green (toned), 1948 Death of Gen. Li Zhaolin set on both paper types, 1948 Youth Day, 1948 (Nov.) surcharges, Liberation of North East, 1949 Political conference (original print) $1,000 to $4,500, Federation of Trade Unions (reprint) set, 1949 (Nov. 20) surcharge set incl. $5,000 on $1,500 surcharge double, 1950 People's Political Conference set, etc., also Ximan incl. 1946 Zhaoyuan 50c. deep violet, Habrin, etc., some light toning, mainly good to fine.
1410 | £580
Malaysia: Singapore: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II accumulation in varied condition (some staining in places) in six stockbooks incl. 1948-52 perf 171/2 x 18 to $5 mint, 1948 Silver Wedding set both mint and used, 1955-59 to $5 mint, 1969 Founding miniature sheet (folded) mint, also block from the sheet, used, many later sets and miniature sheets both unmounted mint and used with issues to 2006, booklets, postage dues, etc. (100s)
1845 | £210
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A used collection in a stockbook, incl. range of 1d. (8), 4d. (10), 6d. (3) and 1s. (4) triangulars used (mixed margins, not all guaranteed), later Q.V. issues to 1s., K.E.VII to 5s., range of cancellations, etc., also a small quantity of Transvaal and Rhodesia, mixed condition. (100s)
169 | £110
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: A dealer's stock of middle to modern period Scandinavian airmail covers in a box, incl. Denmark, Norway, Sweden, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
573 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Beyrout 1873-1914: 1/2d. printed paper rate, covers 1910 (Feb. 9) to U.S.A. and 1913 (Dec. 17) to Birmingham franked ''LEVANT'' K.E.VII 1/2d. and Downey head redrawn 1/2d. respectively, double rate private wrapper 1890 (Nov. 12) to London with G.B. 1/2d. vermilion pair, scarce triple rate cover 1913 (Apr. 11) to London endorsed ''Printed Matter Only'' franked ''LEVANT'' Downey head redrawn 1/2d. and 1d., some creasing. (4 items) Photo.
990 £420
China: Communist China: North-West China: Yili: 1949 Woodblock $50, $100, $200 deep violet, imperf. with good to large margins, fine unused, without gum (as issued), S.G. NW11-13, cat. £655. Photo.
1412 | £550
Malaysia: Singapore: A mainly unmounted mint selection on a stockcard, incl. 1948-52 perf. 14 to $5 (2), perf. 171/2 x 18 $2 (4) and $5, 1948 Silver Wedding $5 (3), 1955-59 to $5, etc., mainly fine. (158)
1847 £90
South Africa: Natal: 1887 (Aug.) cover to Germany, franked by 1870 1s. green, 1882-89 3d. blue, tied by ''DURBAN'' c.d.s. Photo.
170 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: 1917 to 1965, an all World selection of airmail covers and cards, incl. Austria, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, U.S.A., etc., mostly fine. (21)
574 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Salonica: 1887 40pa. on 21/2d. tied to piece by fine strike of scarce ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/A/JU 13/00/SALONICA'' single ring c.d.s., also double ring c.d.s. on G.B. issues, ''OC 1/00'' tying 1d. lilac and 1/2d. vermilion to piece, unclear 1901 cancelling 6d. pair, K.E.VII 1/2d. (3), 1d. (5) with some on piece used in conjunction with Turkish Currency overprints, chiefly fine. The British Post Office in Salonica was opened on May 1 1900. (8 items) Photo.
991 £180
China: Communist China: North-West China: Shaanxi: 1949 People's post overprint on stamps of nationalist China, the set of three, orange, deep magenta and rose-red, also similar set overprinted 'People's Post (Gansu)', fine unused, without gum (as issued). S.G. NW46-48, NW62-64, cat. £600.
1413 | £380
Malaysia: Singapore: A collection in five albums, incl. range of Straits Settlements mainly used, also Singapore with stamps used and miniature sheets (largely complete to 2015 incl. 1969 Founding) unmounted mint, poor to fine. (100s)
1848 £110
South Africa: Natal: 1895 (Mar.) ''POSTAGE/Half-Penny'' on 6d. violet, the lower ten rows of the sheet comprising the surcharge in two full settings of sixty with all basic listed varieties, also a further 41 examples in multiples incl. varieties, mint, a few imperfections but most fine and an excellent study subject. (161) S.G. 114-ka.
171 £3500
Postal History and Covers: 1936 Hindenburg – First North American Flight, album of ephemera from the May 6-9 flight from Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, collected by Major Norman Holden, British financier and a passenger on the first flight to North America, with many rare items incl. official flight ticket (cost 2680RM); passenger list; wine list with various signatures including French journalist and pioneer lady aviator 'Madame Titaÿna' (Élisabeth Sauvy-Tisseyre); letter of introduction to Captain Ernst Lehmann, Commander of the ''Hindenburg'' from A.G. Lamplugh, Head of the British Aviation Insurance Co.; telegrams sent from London to Holden on the ''Hindenburg'' (2); menu card; 12 page booklet for passengers with information on the airship including a plan of the ''Hindenburg'' and a map of the route; printed ''Greetings to the Hindenburg'' slip from the Waldorf-Astoria, New York; telegrams from Holden on ''Hindenburg'' telegram forms showing the airship (2); postcards posted on board (2); Titaÿna autograph; newspaper cuttings; also travellers cheque stubs, a begging letter sent from Lakehurst, Lufthansa ticket from Stuttgart to Friedrichshafen, US airline leaflets, photos, etc. The ''Hindenburg'' was designed for Europe to U.S.A. service, as a result of which the first flight to the U.S.A. is often claimed as its maiden flight, although earlier flights had been made in Europe as well as a return Journey to South America. Exactly one year later, on its 11th North American flight, the airship burst into flames during an attempted landing in New Jersey and collapsed into a smouldering ruin in less than half a minute. An exceptional album from a most important Zeppelin flight, the flight ticket believed to be unique. Photo.
576 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Salonica: 1900 1s. green and carmine vertical strip of three cancelled by two fair ''NO 2/01'' double ring B.P.O. Salonica c.d.s's, horizontal crease through centre stamp otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. Z206, cat. £900. Photo.
993 | £300
China: Communist China: South-West China: 1949-50 unused collection on leaves incl. 1949 Silver Yuan $20 on 2c. to $2,000 on $10, 1949 (Dec.) $10 blue to $5,000 yellow-orange, East Sichuan and West Sichuan overprinted sets, Yunnan 1950 set to $5,000 on $30 yellow-green, also South China 1949 $300 on $30 to $1,000 on $20, mainly good to fine. (62)
1414 | £280
Malaysia: Singapore: A collection in two albums, incl. 1948-52 perf. 14 and perf. 171/2 x 18 to $5 mint, 1955-59 to $5 mint, etc., later issues to 1980, mainly fine. (100s)
1850 | £520
South Africa: Natal: A collection on leaves, incl. 1857-61 1d. rose used (poor), range of Chalons mint and used, 1874-99 5s. mint, 1877 1/2d. on 1d. types b and c mint, 1882-89 to 6d. (6), 1902 10s., £1 (right marginal plate example) and £1.10 mint, to £1.10 used with revenue cancellations, etc., also a few revenues and a small range of Griqualand, mixed condition. (100s)
174 £95
Crash and Wreck Mail: 1914 (May 29) ''Empress of Ireland'' sailing from Quebec to Liverpool, was struck by the Norwegian collier ''Storstad'' off Father Point on the St. Lawrence river. Envelope with ''Recovered by divers from wreck of S.S. Empress of Ireland''. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
577 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Salonica: 1pi. letter rate, 1901 to 1906, ten covers variously addressed incl. five registered showing ''R (in oval)/FEE PAID'' mark in red (2) or violet, with 1901 to London franked 1887 40pa. on 21/2d., 40pa. on 21/2d. envelope (EP35) used to Cairo, 1901 (2), 1904 (2) single rate, double rate (2), registered single and registered double rate (2) printed 'Zossenheim' envelopes to Leeds, etc.
994 £280
China: People's Republic: 1950 Harvester and Ox $20,000 on $10,000 scarlet, fine unused. S.G. 1431, cat. £725. Photo.
1415 | £80
Malaysia: Singapore: An accumulation of mainly modern presentation packs, the majority from Singapore, also a few booklets, etc. (few 100)
1853 | £380
South Africa: Transvaal: A duplicated collection in an album, incl. range of early Eagle issues to 1s., Occupation issues, 1902 to 10s. mint and used, 1903 £1 used (2), etc., also a range of Orange Free State and Zululand, mixed condition. (100s)
175 | £100
Postal History and Covers: Disrupted Mail, 1937 (Feb. 17) envelope (cut-down at right), flown from Mozambique to South Africa for an emergency flood mail flight, one stamp damaged, scarce.
578 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Salonica: 1/2d. printed paper rate, selection of eight covers, postcards, etc. variously addressed between 1903 and 1911, incl. 1903 cover to London and card to Brussels with unoverprinted 1/2d. blue-green, 1905 cards (2) to Cardiff with unoverprinted 1/2d. yellow-green, ''LEVANT'' 1/2d. stationery wrapper (WP21), cover and card franked scarce Downey head 1/2d. die A, each to London. Photo.
995 £140
China: People's Republic: 1950 Foundation of People's Republic set, fine unused. S.G. 1432-1435, cat. £425. Photo.
1416 | £680
Malaya: Federated Malay States: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1900 on Negri to 50c., on Perak to $2, $5 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1900-01 to $5, 1904-22 to $5, 1922-34 to $5, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1854 | £320
South Africa: Transvaal: A selection in a stockbook and loose, incl. 1875 6d. milky blue used with R.P.S. certificate (1980), 1882 1d. on 4d. sage-green with inverted surcharge unused, 1885-93 £5 deep green used with R.P.S. certificate (1989), 1897-80 2s. used, 1895 1/2d. on 1s. pair, one with variety ''Pennij'' for ''Penny'' mint, etc. (few 100s)
177 | £110
Postal Stationery: A dealer's stock of all World illustrated postal stationery in a box, early to modern, incl. Europe, Latin America, Commonwealth, etc. (100s)
579 £270
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Salonica: 1903 (Mar. 18) printed envelope registered to Leeds franked 1902 80pa. on 5d. dull purple and ultramarine showing small ''0'' in ''80'' cancelled British P.O. Salonica, with London transit below, ''R (in oval)/FEE PAID'' mark in violet at left, seal excised. S.G. 9a. Photo.
996 £2500
China: People's Republic: 1951 Pink Network Heavenly Gate $10,000 brown to $200,000 blue, fine unused set, rare. S.G. 1493-98, cat. £5,500. Photo.
1417 | £720
Malaya: Federated Malay States: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1900 on Negri to 50c. and on Perak $1 and $2 (not guaranteed), later issues to $25 (some fiscal cancellations), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1855 £160
South Africa: Zululand: 1894-96 £5 purple and black on red, fiscally used with manuscript ''4.1.96'' and initials, fine and scarce. S.G.29, Barefoot 11 cat. £500. Photo.
178 | £650
Postcards: An early to modern all World stock of picture postcards contained in six cartons with Far East, Europe, British Empire, etc. (1,000s)
580 £400
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Salonica: 1907 (Mar. 8) envelope registered to Dublin showing rare provisional registration label handstamped undated ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/SALONICA'' circle, franked at double rate by 1pi. on 21/2d. ultramarine and 2pi. on 5d. dull purple and ultramarine with red wax seal and red hooded London transit on reverse. One of just two covers known bearing this etiquette. Photo.
997 £180
China: People's Republic: 1953 Military Post $800 orange-yellow, vermilion and red-orange, fine unused, without gum (as issued). S.G. M1593, cat. £500. Photo.
1419 | £150
Malaya: British Military Administration: W.W.II forces mail incl. postage paid handstamps (3), with ''U.52'' meter issue on front to Australia, 1960-62 Organisation des Nations Unies au Congo covers (4), etc., good to fine. (7)
1856 £110
South Africa: Mafeking: 1900 (Apr.) Baden-Powell, Narrow Format, 3d. deep blue on blue, cancelled ''AP 17/1900'', showing [R. 3/3] 'Ball' flaw, fine. S.G. 20, cat. £425. Photo.
179 | £230
Postcards: An accumulation of mainly litho printings from Europe, incl. many pre-1900, also Morocco, Palestine, Egypt, U.S.A., etc., mixed condition. (approx. 260)
581 | £120
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Salonica: 1pi. letter rate, 1908 to 1912, seven covers various Turkish Currency frankings, comprising single rate 1906 to London, 1912 to Saxony, double rate 1909 to Vienna, 11/4pi on 3d. on printed envelope to Leeds, 2pi. registered rate 1909 to Paris, 1911 to Leeds, registered double rate 1908 to U.S.A., also frankings on pieces (5).
999 £1700
China: People's Republic: 1953 35th Anniversary of October Revolution unofficial 'Soviet Union' inscriptions $800 Mao-Tse-tung and Stalin in blue, $800 Lenin Addressing revolutionaries in brown, both postally used, very rare. From the stock of withdrawn stamps that were mistakenly sold for postal use in Western Hunan. S.G. 1597-98 vars. Photo.
1420 £90
Malaya: British Military Administration: 1948 (Apr. 25) registered local cover from Kelantan franked B.M.A. 3c., 10c. (2), paying 8c. postage and 5c. registration fee, tied by Kota Bharu registration c.d.s., with boxed registration handstamp in black at lower left, opened at left with some damage to reverse, scarce. Photo.
1857 £380
South Africa: Mafeking Siege Issues: 1900 (Apr.) Baden-Powell, large format 3d. deep blue on blue, fine used. S.G. 22, cat. £1,200. Photo.
180 | £250
Postcards: A dealer's stock of shipping related postcards, incl. Allan-Donaldson, Canadian Pacific, Cunard, Orient, P&O, Royal Mail S.P., Union Castle, White Star, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
582 £260
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Salonica: Greek Administration, 1912 envelope to Athens showing provisional use of British 13/4pi. on 4d. cancelled by Greek Thessaloniki c.d.s. of Oct. 26 with intaglio Postal Service, Salonica handstamp at right, Nov. 1 arrival on reverse, also a range of adhesives with British P.O. Salonica c.d.s's dated between Nov. 12 1912 and Oct. 15 1914, values to 12pi. on 2s.6d., 24pi. on 5s., some on pieces, and British Field Office 1916 ''Levant'' 1/2d. mint. (27 items) Photo.
1000 £110
China: People's Republic: 1955 (July 16) Shanghai printing perf. 121/2 8f. orange-red, fine unused. S.G. 1650a, cat. £500. Photo.
1421 £65
Malaysia: National Issues: 1965 Birds 50c. variety imperforate, in a fine unmounted mint block of four from the top of the sheet. S.G. 22b, cat. £360+. Photo.
1858 £350
South Africa: 1920 trial surcharge 11/2d. on 1d. rose-red, mint slight vertical crease, otherwise fine. Photo.
181 | £520
Postcards: A dealer's stock of military postcards, incl. soldiers, fund raising, comic, American, Austrian, Belgian, French, German, Italian, W.W.II, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
583 £230
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Salonica: Greek Administration, 1913, 1914, selection of covers, cards etc. variously rated and franked incl. Turkish/British Currency combination frankings, with 1/2d. postcard rate, pi. letter rates with 1913 to Birmingham underpaid by Downey head 1d. pair charged ''T(ms.) 1d'', registered mail (5) incl. 1914 (Aug. 20) double weight to Philadelphia, postal stationery 1902 40pa. on 3d. (RP24) size H2 to Hungary and 1911 1pi. on 3d. envelope (RP27G), both with adhesive removed, the latter used 1914 (Oct. 9) to Bucharest, this the latest known date for the office. (10 items)
1001 £2600
China: People's Republic: 1962 Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang set, imperforate, mint, fine. S.G. cat. £7,000. Photo.
1422 £65
Malaysia: National Issues: 1965 Birds $2. variety imperforate, in a fine unmounted mint horizontal pair from the right of the sheet. S.G. 25a, cat. £200. Photo.
1860 £160
South Africa: 1977-82 4c. Protea longifolia complete horizontal row of ten, the pair at left imperf. three sides, unmounted mint, mainly fine with central vertical fold. S.G. 417, var. Photo.
182 | £170
Postcards: A dealer's stock of Naval and Shipping thematic postcards in a box, incl. mail ships, ferries, paddle steamers, harbours, canals, fishing boats, military ships, sailors, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
585 £620
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Great Britain used in Smyrna, comprehensive selection of mainly fair to fine strikes of ''F87'' barred oval on 1858-83 1/2d. pl. 11, 1d. pl. 137, 140, 142, 45, 152, 158, 160, 168, 184, 188, 193, 194 (believed to be the first recorded example), 204, 2d. pl. 13, 14 (2), 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 1, 3 (2), 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 21/2d. blue pl. 19, 20, 21, 22 (3), 23, 4d. vermilion pl. 13 (3), 14, 15, 4d. sage-green pl. 15, 4d. grey-brown pl. 17, 6d. grey pl. 13, 15, 10d., 1880 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 2d., some on piece, 1884 21/2d. strip of three, later with British P.O. Smyrna c.d.s. on 1887 values to 1s., 1902-04 values to 6d., 1s., mostly good to fine. (69)
1002 £450
China: People's Republic: 1962 Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang set, perforated, mint, fine. S.G. cat. £1,600. Photo.
1423 | £120
Malaysia:: An accumulation of modern issues in five stockbooks with most sets and miniature sheets both unmounted mint and used to 2002. (100s)
1861 £160
South Africa: 1977-82 5c. Protea cynaroides, three unmounted mint horizontal pairs, one imperf., the others showing sideways shift of bright green (''RSA'') and horizontal doctor blade flaw respectively, fine. S.G. 418 vars. Photo.
183 | £350
Revenues: An all World accumulation of revenues on stockcards and loose contained in a carton incl. U.S.A., British Empire with Australian States, India, Rhodesia, etc. (many 100s)
586 £290
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1873 (Dec. 13) wrapper to London endorsed ''Via Trieste/Paid'' franked 1d. pl. 150 and 4d. pl. 13 paying 5d. 1/2oz. Trieste route pre-U.P.U. rate, with ''F87'' cancellations, despatch and red London Paid Dec. 23 arrival datestamps.
1003 | £4800
China: People's Republic: Substantial mainly mint or unused collection, 1950 to 1966, mounted on leaves within an album, with a number of better sets incl. 1950 Tien An Men Gates (clouds redrawn), 1950 First Anniversary of People's Republic, 1951 Taiping Rebelion, 1957 30th Anniversary of People's Liberation Army, 1958 Chinese Children, 700th Anniversary of Kuan Han-Ching, Stockholm Disarmament, 1959 10th Anniversary of Republic 1st - 5th issues, 1960 10th Sino-Soviet Anniv., 1960 Goldfish, 1960-61 Chrysanthemums, 1963 Anniversary of Cuban Revolution, Hwangshan Landscapes, 1965 National Games, some light toning in places, otherwise mainly good to fine.
1425 | £800
Malayan States: Johore: Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1896 cover from Singapore to India with Straits Settlements 8c. blue and ''KEMAHKOTAAN'' surcharged 1c. and 2c. cancelled by ''BANDER BAHARANI MUAR'' c.d.s., 1908 (July 9) p.p.c. (Sultan's Grave) to Denmark franked with 3c. and ''KEMAHKOTAAN'' overprinted 3c., both cancelled by Johore crown handstamp, 1923 (Sept. 29) registered cover to London bearing 6c. and 12c., cancelled by British Empire Exhibition c.d.s., mixed condition but many good to fine. (84)
1862 | £600
South Africa: A mint and used collection from 1913 to 1961 in varied condition in two boxed Philatelic albums incl. 1921 3s. booklet (not complete), 1927-30 to 5s. (2) and 10s. (2) in mint pairs, 1930-44 to 2s.6d. (2, shades) in mint pairs, 1935 Jubilee cleft skull and spot over varieties, a range of later mint pairs and blocks some with sheet and cylinder numbers, minor varieties and inverted wmks., etc. (100s)
184 | £10500
Telegraphs: An all World collection in four folders, on leaves and loose, incl. Australian States, Australia 1932 (Mar. 21) Sydney Bridge souvenir telegram with envelope, Belgium, Ceylon, Denmark, Germany, India, New Zealand, Sarawak, South America, Telegram forms, Greetings, Cable & Wireless, Western Union, range of Telegram themed postcards, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
587 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1874 (Jan. 30) wrapper to London and 1875 (Apr. 16) envelope (peripheral wear) to Yorkshire, franked 2d. blue pl. 14 with 6d. grey pl. 12 and 4d. vermilion pl. 14 pair respectively, paying 8d. 1/2oz. French Packet route pre-U.P.U. rate, with ''F87'' cancellations and despatch c.d.s., the former endorsed ''via Marseilles'' with red London Paid Feb. 7 arrival datestamp. Photo.
1004 | £520
China: An accumulation of China and Hong Kong on leaves and loose, early to modern, mixed condition. (100s)
1426 £420
Malayan States: Kedah: 1937-40 issue, a selection on leaves, incl. to $2 and £5 mint and to $2 used, slightly mixed condition. (53) Photo.
1863 | £580
South Africa: A mint collection in two albums, incl. 1913-24 to 5s. (2) and 10s. (2), 1927-30 to 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s., 1930-44 values to 2s.6d. blue and brown (6) with 3d. showing 'window flaw' in a lower marginal block of four, 4d. showing 'spear flaw', 3d. black and red (2), 1s. watermark upright, 1933-48 values to 5s. (2) and 10s. (2), 1935 Silver Jubilee sets with 'cleft skull' and 'spots above head and neck' (some vertical pairs), 1942-44 1s. with 'bursting shell' (2), 1947-54 to 5s. (3 pairs and a marginal block of four), etc., later to the 1960s, poor to fine. (100s)
185 | £210
Thematics: Aviation: An accumulation in an album, a stockbook and loose contained in a carton with mint and used stamps, covers and cards, poster stamps and labels, various printed ephemera, etc. (100s)
588 £170
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Unoverprinted stationery, 1875 (Sept. 18), 1875 11/4d. brown Foreign postcard (CP5) used to England cancelled ''F87'' barred oval with despatch c.d.s., Brighton Sept. 18 arrival on reverse, very rare early use. Photo.
1005 | £150
China: A mainly 1950s to 1960s collection in an album, mostly used, incl. 1961 Table Tennis miniature sheet mint (faults), 1963 Panda and GANEFO sets mint, 1965 Tsunyi Anniversary set unmounted mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1427 | £400
Malayan States: Kedah: K.G.V to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1924 post card to Chicago bearing 4c. (2) tied by British Empire Exhibition slogan cancellation, 1924 (Oct. 23) registered postal stationery envelope uprated used 'avec réponse' form Kulim to South India, printed matter rates, censored, registered, airmails, etc., mixed condition. (63)
1864 | £1200
South Africa: A specialised mint and used collection written up in nine albums, K.G.V. to early Q.E.II, incl. multiples with plate examples, minor varieties, range of covers with airmails and f.d.c's, Officials, coils, shades, 1913 extensive range of mint plate examples to 1s.6d., 1925 Air set in marginal plate pairs mint, 9d. used on large piece, 1927-30, 1933 and 1949-54 to 5s. mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
187 | £400
Thematics: Birds: A collection majority loose in packets some sorted by species with unmounted mint and used issues and miniature sheets. (100s)
589 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 21/2d. letter rate, 1876 to 1885, five envelopes or entires with ''F87'' barred ovals, comprising 1876 to London ''Via Trieste'' franked 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 2 (creased) and to New York with 21/2d. pl. 4, 1880 to London ''Via Brindisi'' with 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 15 and to Cyprus with 21/2d. blue pl. 17, 1885 to Washington D.C. with 21/2d. lilac. Photo.
1006 | £1300
China: An accumulation in varied condition in an album, two stockbooks on leaves and loose with Shanghai local posts, large dragon reprints or forgeries, later coiling dragons to 1950's unused or used, also a collection of Tibet (mostly forgeries), etc. (100s)
1428 £100
Malayan States: Kelantan: 1965 Flowers 10c. variety red omitted, fine unmounted mint marginal, with normal for comparison. S.G. 107a, cat. £225. Photo.
1865 | £450
South Africa: A mainly good to fine mint collection from 1910 to 1965 in an album incl. 1933-48 to 10s. (3) pairs, 1937 Coronation 1s. marginal block with variety missing hyphen, 1947-54 to 5s. (2,shades) in pairs, Postage Dues, Officials incl. 1935-49 1/2d. to 10s. (both types) set in pairs with 2d. blue and violet (2), 1950-54 to 5s. (3, shades) and 10s. set in pairs with 1s. blackish brown and ultramarine pair unmounted, etc. (few 100)
188 | £180
Thematics: Birds and Wildlife: An all World collection of bird and wildlife thematic stamps in nine albums, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
590 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Unoverprinted stationery, 1879 (Apr.) 1d. postcard (CP8) used to Paris, (Sept.) 1d. (CP10) to London, 1883 1d. on buff (CP15a) to Brighton, 1d. on white (CP15b) to Bath, each cancelled ''F87'' barred oval with despatch c.d.s. (4 cards)
1007 | £140
China: An accumulation of modern Chinese Antarctic covers, mainly fine. (100s)
1429 | £70
Malayan States: Kelantan: 1971-78 15c. showing variety black omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 117a.
1866 | £270
South Africa: A used collection in two albums, incl. 1913-24 to £1, 1927-30 2s.6d. vertical pair, 1930-34 3d. black and red (3, one with 'window flaw'), 3d. 'window flaw' in a block of four, 2s.6d. green and brown (6), later to the 1960s, mixed condition. (100s)
189 | £280
Thematics: Coins: A collection of coins on stamps, mainly in the form of postcards with national flag and coinage, plus selection of coins incl. K.E.VII Straits Settlements 1907 $1, K.G.VI to modern selection of circulated bank notes incl. Malaya, Straits Settlements, Singapore etc., also a thematic collection of Hibiscus flowers.
591 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Registered mail, 1883 (Nov. 9), 1882 2d. registered envelope (RP11) size G used to Colchester bearing G.B. 1880 1/2d. deep green, 1d. lilac pair paying 41/2d. rate, cancelled ''F87'' barred ovals (slightly smudged) with oval datestamp at left and Nov. 17 arrival backstamp. Photo.
1008 | £3000
China: Japanese Occupation: 1942 to 1945, mainly mint or unused collection hinged on leaves in an album incl. Kwangtung 1942 first and second overprint sets to $20, overprinted fourth Sun Yat-sen issue to $20, 1945 Canton provisionals, Mengkiang with extensive collection of overprinted values to $20, 1945 'New Peking' Martyrs set, extensive specialised collection of North China overprints incl. 1942 Fall of Singapore, 10th Anniversary of Manchukuo etc., Nanking and Shanghai, etc., some light toning, mainly good to fine.
1430 | £580
Malayan States: Kelantan: K.G.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1916 pair of postcards from Tumpat to Denmark, 1930 (Mar. 31) envelope to Kuala Lumpur bearing 4c. black and red, cancelled by Kuala Krai c.d.s., 1931 (May 22) cover to Chicago franked 2c., 10c., tied by Kota Bharu c.d.s., 1935 (July 1) envelope to Denmark franked 1c. (3), 5c., 10c., tied by Kota Bharu c.d.s., 1935 (Dec. 20) airmail cover from Kota Bharu to Ireland franked 1921-28 50c. black and orange, 1937 (July 15) local cover bearing 5c. red brown cancelled ''KUALA KRAI/KELANTAN'' c.d.s., 1937 (Sept. 13) registered multicoloured franking to Switzerland comprising 1c., 2c., 4c., 8c., 12c., paying the correct foreign registration rate, tied by Kota Bharu c.d.s's with boxed registration handstamp below, etc., mixed condition. (24)
1867 | £380
South Africa: Postage Dues: 1910s to 1960s, a specialised collection written up in two albums, incl. selection of Transvaal postage dues used in the interprovincial period, 1912-24 to 1s. mint, 1932-42 to 6d. mint, 1943-44 set mint, range of multiples with 1922 rouletted set in lower marginal blocks of eighteen mint, 1948-49 to 6d. in mint corner blocks of four (2d. is a pair), range of covers, minor varieties, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
190 | £620
Thematics: Football: 1966 World Cup, an all World collection written up on leaves, incl. stamps, covers with a range of Great Britain 1966 Guardian souvenir match envelopes, range of ephemera, Great Britain 1966 presentation pack signed by the three designers and the manager of Harrison & Sons, etc., also some general football thematic material, mainly fine. (100s)
593 £120
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1/2d. printed paper rate, 1886 to 1913 selection of twelve covers etc. variously addressed, six bearing unoverprinted issues incl. 1886 to Vienna franked 1/2d. slate-blue tied by ''F87'' barred oval, 1895 to Essen with 1/2d. vermilion, 1901 mourning envelope to London with 1/2d. blue-green and 1897 to Cyprus at double rate with 1d. lilac, mainly fair to fine.
1009 | £800
China: Manchukuo: 1932 to 1945, mainly mint or unused collection on leaves incl. 1932 to 1y. violet, 1933 First Anniversary set, 1934 1/2f. sepia to 1y. deep violet used set, 1934 1f. on 4f. surcharge in brown, 1937 China Mail provisionals to 13f. on 12f., also collection of Liberation of Manchuria, stamps of Manchukuo overprinted locally, mainly good to fine.
1431 | £60
Malayan States: Malacca: K.G.VI group of W.W.II covers, four with censor markings and local wrapper bearing 2c., good to fine. (5)
1869 | £210
South Africa: Postcards: A collection of approximately 400 mainly used picture postcards with a number addressed to Rhodesia, some greetings cards, topographical with wide range of places, condition is a little varied.
191 | £620
Thematics: Maps: A collection of maps on stamps in eighteen stockbooks and loose contained in two cartons with an extensive range of mint and used stamps and miniature sheets mainly arranged by country incl. Australia 1915-27 £2 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', large quantity of covers and cards with stationery, commemorative cancellations, airletters, also local, labels, etc. (1,000s)
598 £220
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Sample post, 1897 to 1904, four parcel labels to Vögeli & Leuzinger of Glarus, Switzerland franked at 1pi.10pa. rate variously composed by G.B. 1887 1/2d. vermilion (5) or 1/2d. vermilion with 1887 40pa. on 21/2d., both cancelled ''F87'' barred ovals, 1900 1/2d. with 1887 40pa. on 21/2d. or 1902 1/2d. with 1902 40pa. on 21/2d. cancelled British P.O. Smyrna c.d.s. respectively, also 1914 piece to Cochrane Paterson & Co. of Edinburgh franked 1pi. on 21/2d. and printed ''Echantillon sans valeur'' envelope used 1909 to Leeds franked ''LEVANT'' 1d. (6 items) Photo.
1010 | £80
China: Taiwan: 1945 to 1949, mainly unused collection of Chinese Province issues on leaves incl. 1945 overprinted set to 10y., 1946 surcharges on Martyrs issue with 30s. on 15c. maroon (536), etc., mainly good to fine.
1432 | £250
Malayan States: Malacca: Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1919 (Apr. 7) registered cover to Switzerland bearing 1c. (2), 4c. (2) and 10c. with scarce boxed registered handstamp below, airmails, printed matter rate, censored, etc., mixed condition. (65)
1871 | £1550
South West Africa: 1914 to 1923, an interesting old time group, mainly South Africa used in South West Africa with better postmarks incl. Kubis Rail, Maltahome, Marienthal, Neuheusis, Okahandja, Omaruru, Outjo, Otjiwarongo, Tsumeb, postal stationery cards, W.W.I Field P.O's, censor markings and labels, etc., also some loose stamps in envelopes. (approx. 155 covers and cards)
192 | £290
Thematics: Olympics: An all World collection written up on leaves and in an album, incl. stamps, covers, postmarks, cinderellas, ephemera, etc., also a printed album for the 1968 Olympics with a range of issues, mainly fine. (100s)
599 £130
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Unoverprinted stationery, 1897 (Jan. 11), 1889 1/2d. brown (WP16) used to Berlin, 1904 1/2d. yellow-green used 1907 (Feb. 8) to Paris, (Dec. 11) to Aix-la-Chapelle, 1893 1/2d. vermilion envelope (EP36) to Switzerland, each with fine British P.O. Smyrna c.d.s., the last with a few tone spots otherwise fine.
1011 | £1500
China: Taiwan: 1949 to 1966, mainly mint or unused collection of Chinese Nationalist Republic issues on leaves incl. 1949-50 Silver Yuan surcharges, type 10 on North-Eastern provinces to 50c. on $44, less 30c. on $44, Sun Yat-sen and palms surcharged to 50c. on $5,000,000, 1950 Koxinga to $5 and 60c. air, 1951 Self-governing set, 1952 perf. 14 Land Tax, 1953 Chaing Kai-shek set to $20, 1954 Vietnam relief set, extensive later sets incl. 1961 Ancient Art Treasures 1st and 2nd series, 1962 Ancient Paintings, 1965 Granite paper, 1966 Ancient Paintings, postage dues, etc., some light toning, otherwise mainly good to fine.
1433 | £60
Malayan States: Negri Sembilan: 1898-1900 Surcharges, a selection incl. 1c. on 15c. mint, 4c. on 3c. right marginal example with surcharge misplaced used, etc., mixed condition. (11)
1872 | £1500
South West Africa: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in an album, incl. 1916 (Aug. 17) 1d. stationery card cancelled by oval German adapted ''WINDHOEK'' datestamp and a strike of the scarce small ''Post Neuheusis'' in purple, censor covers, German South West Africa with a range of forerunners, 1901 to 5m. used (3), 1906-19 5m. (2), good range of oval and circular date stamps, etc. (few 100s)
194 | £320
Thematics: Transport: A dealers stock of transport and travel related covers, postcards, labels, tickets and ephemera in two boxes, all World, incl. animals, bicycles, buses, cars, horse-drawn carriages, monorail, ships, trams, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
600 £600
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Parcel post, 1899 (Dec. 2) official parcel label for package of acorn husks sent to Manchester franked 3s. for 11lb parcel paid by 1896 4pi. on 10d. pair (one with wide ''4''), and G.B. 1887 1/2d., 11/2d., 6d. and 1s. cancelled by B.P.O. Smyrna c.d.s's, the label creased and somewhat fragile (affixed to backing card) but rare. Photo.
1012 £160
Cook Islands: 1892 (June 7) envelope, registered to Wales, with ''GOVERNMENT OF THE COOK ISLANDS'', franked by 1892 1d. to 10d. set, cancelled by ''RAROTONGA'' c.d.s's. London and Auckland registered datestamps, attractive. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
1434 | £150
Malayan States: Negri Sembilan: K.G.V to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1934 (Jan. 13) airmail cover to England bearing 4c. pair, 35c., cancelled by Seremban c.d.s., 1923 (Dec. 8) 10c. registered letter envelope uprated with 2c., 6c., tied by ''GEMAS'' c.d.s., registration label at left tied by Kuala Lumpur c.d.s., airmail, forces mail etc., mixed condition. (58)
1873 | £2000
South West Africa: A used collection from 1923 to 1989 in varied condition on leaves and in a DAVO album with pairs incl. 1923 to 2s.6d. (2, one shiny ink), 1923-26 to 5s., £1, 16mm setting to 10s., £1 (2, both shades), 1927 2d. to 10s., 1927-30 1/2d. to 10s., 1931 set with 2s.6d. to 20s. values also in blocks, postage dues, Officials, etc. (few 100s)
196 | £600
Thematics: Various: An all World dealers stock of thematic covers, postcards, labels, and ephemera in five boxes, incl. alcohol, animals, books, children, emergency services, entertainment, gardening, lifeboats and lighthouses, lotteries, medical, meteorology, mining, music, political, radio, Scouts & Guides, tobacco, toys, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
601 £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1/2d. postcard rate, 1900 to 1913, ten cards variously addressed, five bearing unoverprinted 1/2d. vermilion, 1900 1/2d. blue-green (2) or 1902 1/2d. (2), later with 1911 to New Zealand, etc., mainly good to fine.
1015 £500
Cook Islands: 1919 composite handpainted/photographic essay for unaccepted 6d., a beautiful design depicting a native family in canoe rendered in sepia with frame in green, the design retouched and delicately adjusted, mounted in sunken frame (90 x 114mm.) dated ''30th June 19'' at upper right, most attractive. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
1435 £120
Malayan States: Pahang: 1897 (Aug.) Kuala Lipis Provisional 3c. on half of 5c. blue bisected diagonally, used on fragment, fine. S.G. 18d, cat. £400. Photo.
1874 | £150
South West Africa: A mint and used collection in two albums, incl. range of overprints used to £1 (single), then pairs with 1931 to 10d. mint and used, etc., later issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
197 | £750
War Stamps: The balance collection on stockleaves, incl. Antigua 1916 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Barbados, Ceylon, Dominica 1920 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Fiji 1915-19 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Grenada 1916-18 1d. with overprint inverted mint, watermark inverted mint (2), Montserrat 1917-18 1/2d. overprint in red with watermark inverted and reversed mint, set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', St. Lucia, St. Vincent 1916 1d. pair, one with overprint double mint, 1d. third setting mint, Trinidad and Tobago, etc. (100s)
605 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Registered mail, 1904 (May 25) printed envelope registered to Leeds at scarce 5pi. rate, franked 1902 40pa. on 21/2d., 4pi. on 10d. paying 3 additional oz., cancelled registered oval d.s's with ''R'' in oval at left, London transit and June 1 arrival backstamps. Photo.
1017 | £2500
Cook Islands: A collection of covers and stamps in two albums, incl. 1892 set used on 1893 (Oct. 15) envelope, registered to Paris, set used on 1893 (Aug. 14) cover, registered to Germany, 1893-1900 1d., 11/2d., 21/2d., 5d. and 10d. used on 1894 (Oct. 13) cover registered to Australia, perf. 11 11/2d. in a mint block of thirty, 1899 1/2d. on 1d. in a mint block of thirty from the lower right corner of the sheet with sheet number, Penrhyn, Niue, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1436 | £420
Malayan States: Pahang: Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1900 (Jan. 3) Pahang postcard, addressed locally, bearing 1895 1c. green clearly tied by ""KUANTAN"" c.d.s. (Proud Type D2), 1934 (Mar. 6) airmail cover to London bearing 1c., 2c., 50c., tied by Fraser's Hill c.d.s., endorsed ''via dutch air mail'' at upper left, 1940 (Feb. 7) printed matter rate envelope to New Zealand bearing Pahang 2c. green, tied by ''RINGLET/CAMERON HIGHLANDERS'' c.d.s., with ''PASSED/FOR/TRANSMISSION'' violet handstamp below, 1941 (Feb. 17) censored cover to Java bearing Pahang 1c., 6c., 8c., tied by Kuala Lipis c.d.s., etc., mixed condition. (47)
1875 £150
South West Africa: Postage Dues: 1923 to 1929, selection on leaves, mainly mint with gutter blocks and some varieties incl. 1923 Setting I Transvaal 5d. no stop after ''Afrika'', South Africa 1/2d. (used) and 6d. (in block) showing ''Wes'' for ''West'' (used), Setting II Transvaal 5d. (unmounted), Setting VI Transvaal 5d. no stop after ''Africa'', Pretoria printing set, 1927 (May-Sept.) set with 11/2d. pair on unstamped 1928 (July 10) cover to Okahandja from Durban Philatelic Exhibition.
199 | £550
Abu Dhabi: A collection in an album incl. 1964 set to 10r. mint and used, 1965 Birds sets (5) mint, 1970-71 definitives to 1d. pair unmounted mint, 1971 5f. on 50f. used block of six and five singles, commemoratives incl. sheets and f.d.c's, etc., also Trucial States 1961 set to 10r. unmounted mint.
607 £120
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Registered mail, 2pi. single rate, 1908 to 1912, eight covers variously addressed and franked incl. 1909 to Leipzig with 30pa. on 11/2d. and scarce 1pi.10pa. on 3d., 1912 to Constantinople (faults) with 13/4pi. on 4d. and Harrison ''LEVANT'' 1/2d., etc.
1018 | £600
Cook Islands: A selection of imperf. proofs comprising 1920 1/2d. block of four, pair, 1d. block of four, pairs (2) and central vignette only in a block of four, 11/2d. blocks of four (2), 3d. block of four, also a pair in black and blue, 6d. block of four, 1932 1d., 11/2d., 2d., 21/2d. (2), 4d. and 6d in blocks of four, also 21/2d. imperforate mounted in Perkins Bacon presentation folder. Ex Stevenson. (61)
1437 | £160
Malayan States: Penang: 1897 (Nov. 25) envelope registered to Austria, bearing 1883-91 6c. lilac pair and single tied by oval firm´s chop and Penang c.d.s., showing registration d.s. and unframed ""A.R"" alongside, 1903 (Mar. 25) envelope to Utrecht bearing 6c., 10c., tied by Penang c.d.s., endorsed ''via Naples'', K.E.VII 1910 (July 13) 10c. registered letter envelope uprated with perfin. 3c., 10c., tied by Penang c.d.s., attractive commercial covers. (3)
1879 £680
South West Africa: Revenues: Tribal Tax, Ukuanyama Tribe, 1929-41, four registration cards variously bearing (some with faults) ''Ukuanyama'' on South Africa 1913 revenue 5s. black and greenish-slate (2, small format, only known with S.W.A. overprint accompanying tribal name), ''UKUANYAMA/S.W.A.'' on 5s. grey and brown (large format), ''Ukanyama/5/-'' on S.W.A. 1931 1/2d., 2d. and 3d., ''5/-/Ukuanyama'' on 1/2d., and ''UKUANYAMA'' (on silver bar) on 5s. (3), poor to good condition. Ex 'Oryx'. Photo.
200 | £85
Abu Dhabi: A mint and used selection on leaves, incl. 1964 to 10r. and 1966 to 1d. on 10r. mint, etc., mainly fine. (59)
608 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Registered mail, 23/4pi. double rate, 1909 to 1914, seven covers variously addressed and franked incl. 1912 1pi. on 3d. stationery envelope (RP28) size G used 1913 to London with added 13/4pi. on 4d., 1913 (3) to Kirman, Persia, 1914 (Aug. 29) to New York (minor stains), also 31/2pi. triple rate 1914 to Edinburgh (slightly trimmed top). (8 covers)
1019 | £880
Cook Islands: A collection in an album, incl. 1893-1900 perf. 12 x 111/2 1d. brown left marginal block of nine mint, 1902 5d. block of four used on piece, 5d. and 6d. blocks of four mint, 1943-54 watermark upright 2s.6d. (2 marginal), 10s. (corner) and £1 blocks of four mint, inverted watermark 5s. (marginal) and 10s. (corner) blocks of four mint, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1439 | £550
Malayan States: Penang: Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1887 (Jan. 24) envelope to Philadelphia from a sailor aboard the U.S.S. Brooklyn at Penang, franked with Straits Settlements 2c. rose and 8c. orange, tied by dumb cancellation, with code ''P'' c.d.s. alongside, 1900 envelope to Canada bearing Straits Settlements 4c. on 5c. carmine, tied by Penang code ''C'' c.d.s., registered, airmails, redirected, etc., mixed condition. (154)
1880 | £80
Sudan: 1901 to 1965, a group of covers and postal stationery, incl. postage dues, censors, registered, etc. (25)
203 £1300
India used in Aden: 1854 1a. dull red, die II, fine used marginal example from the right of the sheet, clear at upper right, otherwise with good to very large margins, cancelled by Aden numeral ''124'' in diamond of bars obliterator. B.P.A. certificate (2013). S.G. 14. Photo.
609 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Registered mail, 1912 (Apr. 22) cover registered to Germany franked at 31/2pi. triple rate by 1910 13/4pi. on 4d. orange horizontal pair, one showing variety thin pointed ''4'' in surcharge (S.G. 23b), tied by registered oval with Salonica Apr. 24 transit and Charlottenburg Apr. 17 arrival backstamps. Photo.
1021 | £65
Cook Islands: A selection of covers, incl. 1966 Air set used f.d.c., 1967 large envelope to U.S.A, bearing 1943-54 £1 pink, incoming mail with 1931 envelope from Japan, 1932 (Dec.) First Christmas Mail from England-Australia, addressed to Rarotonga (believed to be the only known example from this flight), etc. (85 items)
1440 £1400
Malayan States: Perak: 1886 1c. on 2c. pale rose type 26, with variety ''One'' inverted, unused with large part gum, fine and very rare. S.G. 29a, cat. £3,500. Photo.
1881 | £80
Sudan: 1902-21 issue, a selection of plate examples, incl. 1m. to 10p. as marginal plate ''2'' singles (2p. purple & orange yellow is plate ''3''), 10p. plate ''3'' vertical marginal pair, etc., slightly mixed condition. (40)
204 £2000
India used in Aden: 1854 4a. blue and red, second printing, a superb used example with large to enormous margins, neatly cancelled by Aden numeral ''124'' in diamond of bars, one of the finest known examples of this stamp off cover. S.G. 19. Photo.
610 £160
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: Registered mail, 1914 (June 29) clean cover registered at scarce quintuple rate to London franked by 1914 5pi. on 1s. bistre-brown tied by oval d.s. with City Road July 5 arrival below.
1024 £280
Cyprus: 1879 (May 17) Receipt for the Commissioner of Larnaca for the sum of £9 being rent for the Larnaca Hospital and Dispensary, bearing Great Britain 1870 1/2d. plate 15 GD-GE with manuscript cancellation and showing blue double oval ''CIVIL COMMISSIONER/LARNACA''. Photo.
1442 | £780
Malayan States: Perak: Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1891 Straits Settlements 5c. blue on cover to India, tied by barred oval with ''TAIPING'' c.d.s. alongside, Pehang transit, 1901 (Oct. 14) envelope to India bearing, on reverse, Straits Settlements 1894 8c. tied by ""KWALA KANGSAR/POST OFFICE"" squared-circle d.s. and arrival c.d.s., 1928 (Sept. 14) Malaya 12c. registered envelope size G to France, uprated with 3c., 6c. pair, tied by ''PARIT BUNTAR'' c.d.s's, registered, airmails, etc., mixed condition. (132)
1882 £270
Sudan: 1903 5m. on 5pi. brown and green variety surcharge inverted, used on 1903 (Dec. 17) local envelope with neat Khartoum c.d.s., Omdurman arrival on reverse. B.P.A. certificate (2012). S.G. 29a. Photo.
206 £500
India used in Aden: 1854 4a. blue and red, fine used example with ample to very large margins, cancelled by Aden numeral ''124'' in diamond of bars, also displaying part of a red c.d.s. cancellation at lower right. S.G. 19. Photo.
611 £250
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul 1884-1914: British Currency, Great Britain 1884 1/2d., 21/2d. (2, one stained), 5d. horizontal pair, each cancelled good strikes of ''S.'' barred oval, also 1884 1/2d. (''MY 8/86'' on piece) and 1887-92 1/2d. (5, incl. a pair) cancelled by British P.O. Constantinople S. c.d.s. dated between ''MY 9/91'' and ''17 DE/(92)'', and 1884 1d. (2), 1887-91 1/2d. (3, incl. a pair) and 1d. (2) cancelled by British P.O. Stamboul c.d.s. dated between ''DE 15/92'' (earliest date known) and ''AU 19/96'' (latest date known). (15) Photo.
1026 | £550
Cyprus: A mint and used collection in two albums, incl. range of G.B. overprinted, 1882 1/2 on 1/2pi. unused, 1904-12 to 45pi. mint, 1934 to 45pi. mint and used, 1938-51 to £1 mint (2), 1955-60 and 1960-61 to £1 mint, etc., later to the 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
1443 | £190
Malayan States: Perlis: K.G.V to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1935 (Mar. 7) p.p.c. to England franked Kedah 4c. lightly cancelled by double ring ''KANGAR/PERLIS'' c.d.s., 1919 (Oct. 14) cover from Perlis to Penang franked with Kedah 1c. (2) and Straits Settlements 1c. and 4c., all tied by ''PERLIS'' c.d.s., also cancellations on stamps of Kedah, mixed condition. (19 covers)
1883 | £80
Sudan: 1906 to 1954, a group of mainly mint postal stationery, incl. postcards, envelopes (two used), etc., also one cover. (25)
210 £230
Aden: 1875 ca. soldier's concessionary rate cover to the U.S.A., franked 8pi. with Aden Camp duplex, with Steamer Point ''MA 20'' (year omitted) on reverse, endorsed sent by Lce. Cpl. J. Green, 2/25tj Regt., countersigned by commanding officer, charged in New York 3c. due internal postage to Palmyra, Nebraska, slightly trimmed at left and opened for display nevertheless an exceptional item. Photo.
612 £320
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul 1884-1914: British Currency, 1885 (June 16) envelope to Massachussetts franked G.B. 21/2d. lilac tied by ''S.'' barred oval with British P.O. Constantinople S. c.d.s. in red alongside, Boston June 30 receiving backstamp. Rare, one of just three known covers from the period Apr.-July 1885 prior to the introduction of overprinted issues. Photo.
1027 | £250
Cyprus: A collection in an album, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. 1934 set used, 1938-51, 1955 and 1960-61 to £1 mint, 1964 Scouting miniature sheet mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1444 £80
Malayan States: Selangor: 1957 20c. blue showing superb offset on gum, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 123 var. Photo.
1885 £850
Sudan: 1926 (Jan. 9) Sir Alan Cobham envelope endorsed ''London-Cape Town Air Survey Mongalla 1926'' and signed by Arthur B. Elliott the engineer, franked by Sudan 10m. tied by Mongalla c.d.s., the cover addressed to London. One of only six covers discovered to have been sent by Elliott en route, contrary to an agreement between Cobham and ''Flight'' magazine, the only item known from Mongalla. Ex Napier. Photo.
211 £110
Aden: 1878 (Aug. 6) registered cover from Bombay to Mauritius via Aden with Steamer Point Aug. 15 transit (year omitted) on reverse, attractively franked 2a., 4a., 8a., with oval Aug. 31 arrival, showing ms. ''Left the Colony'' and returned with boxed Nov. 5 Bombay D.L.O. backstamp. Ex Hart. Photo.
613 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul 1884-1914: Unoverprinted stationery, 1885 (July 28), 1883 1d. brown postcard (CP15b) used to Colchester, (CP15a) used 1887 (Sept. 17) to Connecticut (vertical crease), both cancelled ''S.1'' barred oval with British P.O. Constantinople S. c.d.s. alongside (the first in red), 1d. red (CP27) used with Constantinople S. c.d.s. 1892 (July 11) and with Stamboul c.d.s. 1893 (Feb. 22) to Brackley and 1896 (Aug. 18) to Holland. (4 items) Photo.
1028 | £300
Cyprus: Cancellations: A collection of rural postmarks in a binder, K.G.VI to early Q.E.II, incl. Amvrosios Bay, Calavasso, E.A.C. Dhektlia Ref. Camp, Karpas, Komi Kebir, Kato Lakatamia, Kritou Terra, Linou, Tremethousha, Tris Eliaes, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1445 £130
Malayan States: Selangor: 1962 20c. blue showing superb offset on gum, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 135 var. Photo.
1886 £500
Sudan: 1931-37 Airs, coloured master die proof in orange and brown with value tablets blank, on watermarked paper (62 x 52mm), endorsed ''5 Centre, 8B Border'' in pencil at foot, some minor creasing otherwise fine. Photo.
212 £170
Aden: 1937 Dhow 1/2a. to 10r. set mint, the 1r. and 2r. with some tone spots, 10r. small thin, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 1-12. Photo.
614 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul: Mixed Accounting, 1886 to 1896, selection of seven items comprising single letter rate 1886 (May 22) to U.S.A. franked 40pa. on 21/2d. lilac, 1896 (Oct. 6) to San Francisco with 40pa. on 21/2d. purple on blue, both cancelled ''S.'' barred oval, 1895 (Sept. 2) to Athens, 1896 (Feb. 8) to London double rate, registered single rate 1892 (Dec. 24) to Leeds franked 80pa. on 5d. and 1892 (July 14) at triple rate to Texas with 80pa. on 5d. pair, cancelled ''R'' in oval, also 'Dourson' privately produced card used 1891 (Apr.) to U.S.A. bearing G.B. unoverprinted 1d. lilac cancelled ''S.'' barred oval. Photo.
1029 £350
Czechoslovakia: 1934 Music sheets unused in original folders, each with expertisation handstamp on reverse, a few very minor imperfections otherwise in good condition.
1446 | £850
Malayan States: Selangor: Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1901 (Aug. 7) envelope from Kuala Lumpur to India bearing, on reverse, Straits Settlements 1c. in combination with Federated Malayan States 3c., both clearly tied by Kuala Lumpur c.d.s's, 1929 (July 1) 6c. postal stationery envelope to New Zealand, cancelled by Kuala Lumpur c.d.s., 1940 (Nov. 8) censored airmail cover with Pahang $1 red and black (2) tied by Kuala Lumpur c.d.s's, 1941 (Aug. 21) censored cover to U.S.A. bearing Malaya 50c. black on emerald, $1 black and red on blue, with ''PASSED FOR/TRANSMISSION/107'' triangular handstamp in violet below, also collection of Straits Settlements used in Selangor, also study of Kuala Lumpur cancellations, mixed condition. (158 covers)
1889 | £350
Sudan: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1898 to 10p. in horizontal pairs mint, 1902-21 heavily duplicated to 10p. mint (5) and used (30) with a wide range of multiples, minor varieties and flaws, 1927-41 to 20p. mint, 1935 General Gordon set mint, 1941 to 20p. used, 1951-61 to 50p. unmounted mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
213 £900
Aden: 1946 Victory 21/2a., variety watermark inverted, fine and fresh unmounted mint and very rare. S.G. 29w, cat. £1,900. Photo.
615 £90
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul 1884-1914: Unoverprinted stationery, 1888 2d. registered envelope (RP15) size G used 1890 (Mar. 17) to Germany and 1892 (Dec. 28) to Austria with added 40pa. on 21/2d. cancelled Constantinople S. c.d.s. and ''R'' in oval (latest recorded date) respectively, also 1888 (Dec. 21) front only to Hamburg with added 80pa. on 5d. green and 1891 2d. (with provisional compensation table label) used 1892 (May 28) to Paris (three adhesives removed), cancelled ''R'' in oval. (4 items)
1033 £720
Dominica: 1916 De La Rue essay of ''WAR TAX/ONE HALFPENNY'' surcharge impressed on semi-transparent overlay affixed to 1903 Roseau master die proof with uncleared surround and value tablet, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING'', dated ''20 JAN 03'' and with ms. ''Approved/WHM 10.4'' by Crown Agent for the Colonies, Sir William Hepworth Mercer. Superb, unique archival item. Photo.
1447 £190
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1949 U.P.U. 50c. variety ''C'' of ''CA'' missing from watermark, fine mint. S.G. 66a, cat. £900. Photo.
1891 £680
Swaziland: 1889-90 perf. 121/2 x 12 2d. olive-bistre overprinted ''Swaziland'' in black, with overprint inverted, used with neat cancellation, couple of tiny peripheral tears and pressed diagonal bend, otherwise an attractive example of this rare variety. P.F.S.A. certificate (1990). S.G. 2a, cat. £1,700. Photo.
215 | £480
Aden: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1937 Dhow to 10r., range of Protectorate States with Seiyun 1951 to 5s. on 5r., etc., duplicated with a range of shades, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
617 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul 1884-1914: Unoverprinted stationery, 1894 (Dec. 1), 1893 1/2d. vermilion stationery envelope (EP36) used to New York with British P.O. Stamboul c.d.s., London Dec. 5 transit on reverse. Photo.
1034 £380
Dominica: 1918 (June)-19 ''WAR TAX'' 1/2d. imperf. colour trial in issued deep green, fine on gummed watermarked paper. S.G. 57P. Photo.
1448 | £110
Malayan States: Trengganu: K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1937 (Jan. 7) cover to U.S.A. bearing 12c. bright ultramarine, airmails, registered, missent, etc., mixed condition. (37)
1897 £480
Swaziland: 1968 ''INDEPENDENCE'' 1/2c., variety brown omitted, in a block of four from the foot of the sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 142a, cat. £1,700, EC SZ284a. Photo.
216 | £150
Aden: A mostly unmounted mint selection, incl. 1937 5r., 1953-63 20s. black and deep violet (4), etc., mainly fine. (70)
618 £140
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul: Reopened Office, 1d. rate, 1908 to 1912, selection of seven British Currency ''LEVANT'' overprint items comprising four p.p.c's to England 1908 (July 25, Aug. 12) franked K.E.VII 1/2d. pair or 1d., 1912 (Apr. 1, May 18) franked Downey head 1/2d. pair or 1d., and overprinted stationery 1908 1d. (CP56a) used 1909 to Germany, (CP56b) 1913 to England, (CP56c) 1912 to Romania.
1035 | £520
Dominica: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1874 6d. and 1s., 1886-90 to 1s., 1903-07 to 5s., 1908-20 to 5s., 1923-33 to £1, etc., mixed condition. (102)
1451 | £120
Maldive Islands: A collection in two albums, incl. 1906 set mint, 1933 to 1r. mint, etc., later to the 1960s, mainly fine. (100s)
1898 £320
Swaziland: 1984 (Dec.) 30c. on 1c. variety surcharge omitted in a horizontal pair with normal, slight gum imperfections otherwise fine. Only five known. S.G. 475a, cat. £375. Photo.
217 | £150
Aden: A mint collection in an album, incl. 1939-48 to 10r. (2), 1951 to 10r. on 10r., 1953-63 to both 20s., range of Protectorate States and South Arabian Federation, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
619 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul: Reopened Office, 1908 (Sept. 28) p.p.c. to Paris and 1910 (Apr. 18) American Bible House envelope to New York State, both franked by ''LEVANT'' 1/2d. paying 2oz. printed paper rate.
1036 | £500
Dominica: A mint collection in two albums, incl. 1886-90 to 1s., 1903 to 5s., 1907-08 values to 5s., 1908-20 to 5s., 1923-33 to £1, 1954-62 to $2.40, etc., later to 1980, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1456 | £170
Malta: 1938-43 2d. scarlet in an unmounted mint sheet (10 x 6), with one with extra windows [R.2/7] and flag on citadel [R. 5/8], fine. S.G. 221, ba, bb. Ex Stevenson.
1899 | £60
Swaziland: A collection in an album, incl. 1938-54 to 10s. mint (2) with a range of perfs., etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
218 | £170
Aden: An accumulation of K.G.VI to Q.E.II air letters, unused and used, mainly fine. (100s)
620 £160
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul: Reopened Office, 1908 (Nov. 14), ''LEVANT'' 1904 1/2d. yellow-green wrapper (WP21) unusually registered to Bohemia uprated by 2pi. on 5d. dull purple and ultramarine on chalk-surfaced paper, registration label (torn at top) overlapping at left. Photo.
1037 | £230
Dominica: A used collection in an album, incl. Q.V. to 1s., K.E.VII 5s., etc., later to 1980, mixed condition. (100s)
1457 £160
Malta: 1938-43 2s.6d. black and scarlet in a block of four from the right of the sheet one with [R. 4/9] damaged value tablet, fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 229a, cat. £400+. Photo.
1902 | £160
Switzerland: 1850 to 1957 mint and used collection on leaves incl. range of early imperforates in mixed condition, sitting and standing Helvetias, 1923-40 Air used values incl. 'pilot' 35c., 40c., 1945 PAX set 5c. to 10f. mint, Pro Juventure, soldier stamps, postage dues, etc., mixed condition.
219 | £1700
Anguilla: An unmounted mint and used collection in two albums, incl. 1967 overprints to $2.40 used (not guaranteed), later with issues to 1980s, mainly fine. (100s)
621 £270
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul: Reopened Office, 2pi. registered rate, 1909 to 1914, nine covers variously addressed to European destinations, six franked 1pi. on 21/2d. pair or 2pi. on 5d., the last sent 1914 (Aug. 15) to Leeds with London Aug. 30 transit backstamp (apparently by sea route due to hostilities), the others at 23/4pi. double registered rate, one 1912 (Sept. 20) to Bohemia bearing 1911 30pa. on 11/2d., ''LEVANT'' 1912 1d. pair, 1913 1/2d. (5, incl. strip of three).
1038 | £500
Dominica: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1903-07 to 5s., 1907-08 and 1908-20 values to 5s., 1921-22 to 2s.6d., 1923-33 values to £1 (top value on piece), etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (138)
1460 | £420
Malta: A selection in a cover album, incl. 1886 5s. mint and used, 1899-1901 2s.6d. mint (3), 10s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mint and used, 1903-04 set mint, Revenues, postal stationery, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1906 £80
Tanganyika: 1927-31 5r. carmine-red on ordinary paper, fine used. S.G. 105a, unpriced. Photo.
223 £110
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1862 6d. plate proof in black on yellowish paper, fine. Photo.
622 £170
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Stamboul: Reopened Office, 1pi. letter rate, 1911 to 1914, ten covers to England or U.S.A., seven franked 1pi. on 21/2d., the others at 13/4pi. double rate, also a group of adhesive and frankings on pieces, fair to fine.
1039 | £150
Ecuador: Used collection from 1865 to 1977 in varied condition in a Scott printed album with a range of early issues, Officials, airs, etc. (100s)
1461 | £380
Malta: A mint and used collection on stockleaves, incl. Great Britain used in 1867-74 5s. rose plate 2 FF, 1886 5s. mint, 1914-21 5s. used, 1922-26 £1 watermark upright mint, 1938-43 set mint, 1948-53 set mint, 1956-58 set mint, etc. (few 100s)
1908 | £450
Tanganyika: A mint collection in an album, incl. Nyasaland-Rhodesian Force 1916 set, Tanganyika K.G.V lightly duplicated to 3r., 1922 to 10s. (3), 1927-13 to £1 (top value unmounted mint upper marginal plate ''1'' example), etc., also a small range of Uganda and Tanzania issues, mixed condition. (100s)
224 £110
Antigua: 1862 rough perf. 14 to 16 6d. blue-green, part original gum, fine. B.P.A. certificate (1978). S.G. 1, cat. £800. Photo. The property of another vendor.
623 | £320
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 40pa. on 21/2d. value, chiefly used study on leaves, most plated with multiples, flaws and other varieties, comprising 1885 40pa. on 21/2d. lilac (49), 1887 40pa. on 21/2d. purple on blue (260, thirty mint incl. blocks of four (2) and six) incl. two used with unoverprinted Jubilee 1/2d. blue-green on 1901 and 1902 parcel labels to Switzerland, 1902 40pa. on 21/2d. ultramarine (142, nine mint), mainly good to fine.
1040 | £2700
Ecuador: Collection of covers and cards from 1835 to 1959 on leaves, incl. 1835 (ca.) entire from Ibarra to Quito bearing red oval ''REPUBLICA DE COLOMBIA/IBARRA/FRANCA'', 1865-72 1/2r. blue (6) used on separate covers, 1r. green pairs (3) on separate covers, 1877 large part official cover from Cuenca to Quito, franked by 1872 1/2r., 1r. (4), postal stationery, also some stamps and revenues, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1462 | £220
Malta: A collection in an album, incl. 1861-81 1/2d. mint, 1886 5s. used, 1895-1901 10s. mint, 1938-43 and 1948-52 to 10s. mint, 1956-8 to £1 mint, etc., late issues to the 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
1909 | £110
Tanganyika: A used collection in an album, incl. 1927-31 to 10s. (2) and £1 (2, one with manuscript), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
227 £120
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1882 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. dull green with variety top left triangle detached [right pane, R. 3/3], mint, minor gum crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 21a. cat. £350. Photo.
626 £170
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 80pa. on 5d. small ''0'' in ''80'' variety [R. 4/1], examples in 1890 80pa. on 5d. upper marginal vertical strip of five on large piece used 1896 (Nov. 24) from Constantinople, single example used Oct. 5 1895 (one of only 20 possible used thus) and on 1902 80pa. on 5d. mint, also 1885 80pa. on 5d. from same position before damage, used, mainly fine. S.G. 2, 5, a, 9a. Photo.
1045 £290
Egypt: Great Britain used in Egypt, 1870 (Dec. 17) wrapper to London ''Via Brindisi'' franked 3d. rose pl. 5 (4), cancelled by ''B01'' numerals of Alexandria, with despatch c.d.s. and Dec. 26 Paid arrival in red below, attractive. Photo.
1464 £230
Malta: Postage Dues: 1925 (Apr.) 21/2d. mint block of four, one showing variety ''2'' of ''1/2'' omitted, has small gum disturbance, otherwise fine. S.G. D5, a, cat. £900+. Photo.
1911 £90
Togo: British Administration: 1915 (May) 5s. with ''CCUPATION'', a few imperfections, otherwise fine mint. S.G. H44f, cat. £550. Photo.
228 £140
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1882 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. dull green with variety top left triangle detached [right pane, R. 3/3], fine used, the cancellation leaving variety clear. S.G. 21a. cat. £550. Photo.
627 £140
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 12pi. on 2s.6d. lilac, 1885 to 1899 selection comprising 1885 bluish paper and 1888 white paper handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (type GB9), 1895 handstamped type GB15, mint examples 1888, 1895, 1896 and 1899 Orders, odd bend otherwise chiefly fine. (7) S.G. 3s, a, as.
1052 £680
Egypt: 1882 (Sept. 12) disinfected cover sent to England just before the battle of Tel-El-Kebir the following day, Franked 1pi. tied by ''BRITISH ARMY POST OFFICE/EGYPT'' c.d.s., with Ismailiah Sept. 13 bilingual c.d.s. at left and disinfection slit, transit and Bournemouth arrival backstamps. Photo.
1465 £880
Mauritius: 1848-59 Intermediate Impression 1d. dull vermilion [10] with good margins all round, lightly used, of very fine appearance. B.P.A. certificate (2012). S.G. 11, cat. £3,000. Photo.
1912 £140
Togo: British Administration: 1915 (May) 20s. with ''CCUPATION'', some perf. imperfections at foot otherwise fine mint. S.G. H46f, cat. £850. Photo.
231 | £80
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1884-87 Watermark Crown CA 1d. carmine-red in a complete mint pane of 120, a few split perfs., mainly unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 25.
629 £400
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 12pi. on 2s.6d. lilac on white paper, 1885 to 1899 mainly plated study comprising examples mint (15, incl. marginal block of eight) and used (46), fair to fine. (61) S.G. 3a.
1059 | £75
Ethiopia: 1970 Ancient Ethiopian Pottery set, artist's preliminary work used for tracing designs for all five values, annotated in the hand of designer Jennifer Toombs.
1466 £180
Mauritius: 1848-59 worn impression 1d. red on greyish paper, just touched at base, used with part ''INLAND'' cancellation, fine. B.P.A. certificate (2000) states ''treated to reduce staining''. S.G. 16, cat. £950. Photo.
1914 £180
Togo: Anglo-French Occupation: British issues: 1916-20 London overprints 5s. upper right corner plate block of four, fine unmounted mint (hinged in margin). S.G. H56, cat. £160+. Photo.
232 £80
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1884-87 Watermark Crown CA 21/2d. ultramarine, showing variety large ''2'' in ''21/2d.'' with sloping foot (2, types A and B), fine mint. S.G. 27a. Photo.
630 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1885-88 used collection, part plated with a comprehensive range of cancellations from Constantinople, Stamboul, Smyrna and Beyrout with barred ovals, c.d.s., hooded and oval datestamps, parcel types etc. comprising 40pa. on 21/2d. (15), 80pa. on 5d. (23) and 12pi. on 2s.6d. (34), most good to fine. (72) S.G. 1-3a.
1060 £350
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 4d. olive-black, complete unmounted mint sheet of sixty, light gum bends, otherwise fine. S.G. 32, cat. £960+. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
1467 £520
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'' worn impression 2d. grey-blue on grey, four good margins, used with ''1'' target (Mahébourg), minor faults, fine appearance. S.G. 21, cat. £1,600. Photo.
1915 £380
Togo: A mint collection written up on leaves, incl. Anglo-French Occupation 1914 (Sept.) to 40pf. and 80pf., 1915 (Jan.) 10pf., 1915 (May) overprinted in Accra to 20s., 1916 (Apr.) overprinted in London to 20s., French Occupation 1914 30pf., German Occupation 1897-98 to 50pf. (and to 50pf. used), also a small range of postmarks with Abu, Agbeluvhoe, Noepe, Palime, etc., slightly mixed condition. (103)
234 £120
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1884-87 Watermark Crown CA 4d. chestnut showing top left triangle detached [R. 3/3], mint, fine. S.G. 28a, cat. £350. Photo.
631 £230
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1887-96 40pa. on 21/2d., 80pa. on 5d., 4pi. on 10d., each in a horizontal pair handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' with full gum, the latter marginal from the foot of the sheet, the 40pa. on 21/2d. with light crease to one stamp and the 4pi. on 10d. with some perf. separation, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2012). S.G. 4-6s. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1061 £350
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 6d. orange-yellow with watermark reversed, a lower left corner block of ten (5 x 2), fine and fresh mint, scarce and attractive multiple. S.G. 33x, cat. £850+. Photo.
1468 £700
Mauritius: 1859 Lapirot late intermediate impression 2d. blue, good to enormous margins, light concentric circles cancellation, slight crease at top, otherwise fine. Brandon certificate (2012). S.G. 38, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1919 £2100
Tonga: THE EARLIEST INWARD LETTER TO TONGA: 1838 (Jan. 26) entire with lengthy crosswritten message, addressed to ''Revd. R.B. Lyth, Friendly Islands/Wesleyan Mission House/Sydney/New South Wales'', marked for the attention of Mrs. R.B. Lyth by the sender Eliza Hill, with York despatch marks, ''PAID SHIP LETTER/(crown)/29JA29/1838/LONDON'' and Paid tombstone in red, endorsed ''Pd 1/1'' and ''3'', forwarded from Sydney to the islands with crowned G.P.O. Sydney ''JY 1/1838'' on reverse and and subsequent ''Answered'' annotation. Richard Burdsall Lyth (1810-1887) had received medical training at the University of London before following his calling as a Wesleyan missionary in Tonga and Fiji accompanied by his wife Mary Ann (1811-1890). Photo.
235 £140
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1884-87 Watermark Crown CA 4d. chestnut showing top left triangle detached [R. 3/3], mint, fine. S.G. 28a, cat. £350. Photo.
632 £300
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1887-96 40pa. on 21/2d. purple on blue, irregular unmounted mint block of 32 from the lower left corner of the upper pane with margins [R. 5/1-8/6, 9/1-10/4] showing a number of constant flaws, odd trivial bend otherwise fine, also [R. 20/4] marginal single. This block believed to be the largest surviving multiple. S.G. 4, cat. £693+. Photo.
1062 | £200
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', Line perf. 1/2d. pale green and 1d. pale scarlet, First overprinting, each in a complete unmounted mint sheet of sixty, the former showing pos. [4] face flaw and damaged circle around right hand ''½'' pos. [57], both with pos. [15] wide space between ''WAR'' and ''STAMP'', mainly fine and scarce now in this form. S.G. 70, 71, vars., SH 35a, v6, t1, 36a, t1.
1470 £130
Mauritius: 1902 (Sept.) 12c. on 36c. variety surcharge inverted, mint, vertical crease and light overall gum toning, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (1981). S.G. 163a, cat. £800. Photo.
1920 £140
Tonga: 1848 missionary wrapper to the Wesleyan Society in London rated ''8'' in ms., endorsed ''per first ship Blonde'' and with London straight line ''SHIP LETTER'' mark, showing receiving endorsement ''Received 18 July 1849, R. Amos, Tonga 17 July 1848'' on reverse. Photo.
236 £200
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1884-87 Watermark Crown CA 1s. mauve mint block of four, a few very faint tone spots, otherwise fine. S.G. 30, cat. £640+. Photo.
634 £450
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1887-96 80pa. on 5d. purple and blue, variety watermark inverted, irregular used strip of five cancelled by Smyrna ''F87'' barred ovals, odd trivial bend and some toned perfs. The largest recorded multiple. S.G. 5w, cat. £3,250+. Photo.
1063 £1600
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1/2d. yellow-green, Third overprinting, albino overprint only, mint horizontal pair, fine. One sheet only known. SH 35b v1, S.G. 70ab, cat. £5,000. Photo.
1471 £100
Mauritius: 1965 (Mar. 16) 2c. showing grey (leg) omitted, fine lightly mounted mint. S.G. 317a. Photo.
1921 £250
Tonga: 1848 missionary entire sent from Levuka, being a duplicate of a report of the Mission Schools of the Ha'apai circuit of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, addressed to the Society in London, manuscript ''3/4'' rate mark, probably sent by French boat to Tahiti and thence to France, with ''OUTRE MER/PAUILLAC'' Apr. 15 transit and London arrival mark on reverse. Photo.
239 £230
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Master die proof of the Arms vignette with cleared surround, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/HARDENING'' and dated ''23 FEB 03'', also initialled. fine. Photo.
636 | £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1887-96, a used collection with a comprehensive range of cancellations from Constantinople, Stamboul, Smyrna and Beyrout with barred ovals, c.d.s., hooded and oval datestamps, ''R'' in oval and parcel types etc. comprising 40pa. on 21/2d. (58, two on covers 1895 Stamboul to U.S.A. and 1901 Constantinople to Northumberland), 80pa. on 5d. (39) and 4pi. on 10d. (16), most good to fine. (111 + 2 covers) S.G. 4-6.
1064 £1800
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1/2d. yellowish green, in a mint block of nine from the lower left corner of the sheet (marginal at foot), the lower left stamp [pos. 55] showing ''WAR'' omitted due to pre-overprinting paper fold, very fine with several stamps incl. the variety unmounted. S.G. 70b var. Heijtz certificate (2017), notes ''A previously unrecorded variety, to be listed as SH 35c v7.'' For further information see the Upland Goose, Autumn 2017. Photo.
1472 | £2200
Mauritius: A mint collection in an album, incl. range of Britannias with 1859-61 1s. vermilion unused (poor) and 1s. yellow-green unused, then 1863-72 values to 10d., 1878 to 2r.50 on 5s., 1883-94 to 50c., 186 2c. on 38c., 1891 2c. on 17c., 1900-05 to 5r., 1902 to 2r.50, 1904-07 to 1r., 1910 to 10r., 1913-22 to 10r. (7), 1921-34 to 10r. (3), 1938-49 to 10r. (2), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1923 £190
Tonga: 1886-88 King George I Profile Issue, Die proof of 1s. in green on thick card card (50 x 63mm), fine. Photo.
240 £200
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 1/2d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''11 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
639 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1893 40pa. on 1/2d. vermilion handstamped Constantinople provisional, tied by ''C'' in vertical barred oval to 1893 (Feb. 25) first day envelope from Constantinople to Middlesbrough with code C despatch c.d.s. and Mar. 2 arrival on reverse. S.G. 7. Photo.
1065 £300
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1/2d. yellowish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, mint (five are unmounted) block of six from the top right corner of the sheet, one showing raised spacer pos. [5], fine. SH 35c, t1, S.G. 70c, var. Photo.
1473 | £1400
Mauritius: A used collection in an album, incl. range of ''POST PAID'' issues with 1848-59 intermediate impression 2d. light blue (pink B.P.A. certificate stating ''genuine, has been repaired at left''), range of Britannias to 1s., 1860-63 to both 1s., 1862-73 to 5s. (3), 1878 to 2r.50, 1879-80 to 2r.50, 1887 2c. on 13c., 1900-05 values to 2r.50, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1924 £350
Tonga: 1886-88 King George I Profile Issue, Presentation card titled ''Dies/Engraved by A.E. Cousins'' showing four central vignette cut-outs from die proofs and issues 1d., 2d., 6d. and 1s., all affixed to the card, attractive and believed unique. Photo.
241 £270
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 1/2d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''11 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
641 £290
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1893 40pa. on 1/2d. vermilion handstamped Constantinople provisional, study on leaves of genuine and faked examples (not all guaranteed), some on piece, used with British P.O. Constantinople c.d.s's of Feb. 25 (2, one additionally cancelled ''C'' in vertical oval of bars, another handstamp inverted), Feb. 26 (2), Feb. 27 (2), Feb. 28 (3, one with double handstamp, one inverted) and Mar. 1 (2), also examples cancelled scarce British P.O. Stamboul c.d.s. of Feb. 28 and Mar. 1, mainly good to fine. (14)
1066 £800
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1/2d. bluish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety watermark reversed, block of four from the top of the sheet, unmounted mint, one also showing pos. [4] face flaw, a fine and unique positional item. One sheet known. SH 35d1 wmk1., 35d v3, S.G. 70cx, cat. £2,000+. Photo.
1475 | £230
Monaco: A collection of covers cards and stamps in an album, leaves and loose, incl. 1891-94 25c. used on 1897 cover, 1938 National Fête miniature sheet mint, postal stationery with postcards, letter cards, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1925 £300
Tonga: 1886-88 King George I Profile Issue, 1d. carmine, perf. 12 x 111/2, mint block of eighteen (6 x 3) from the upper right corner of the left pane, margins at top and right, four being type 1, twelve type 2 and two type 4, [R. 3/1] showing curve under ''ONE'' distorted, mainly fine with eight unmounted. Ex Baxendale. S.G. 1c. Photo.
242 £200
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 1d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''19 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
642 | £320
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: K.E.VII issues, a used collection of De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings with a comprehensive range of cancellations from Beyrout, Constantinople, Salonica, Smyrna and Stamboul incl. c.d.s. and oval datestamps, ''R'' in oval and parcel types etc. comprising 40pa. on 21/2d. (28), 80pa. on 5d. (15), 4pi. on 10d. (29), 12pi. on 2s.6d. (18), 24pi. on 5s. (10), mostly fair to fine. (100) Btwn. S.G. 8 and 34.
1067 £160
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1/2d. green on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety watermark reversed, fine unmounted mint, minor gum crease, otherwise very fine. Two sheets only. S.G. 70cx, cat. £500+. Heijtz 35d wmk1. Photo.
1476 £50
Montserrat: 1914 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5s. red and green on yellow a plate number corner single used on 1914 (Feb.) envelope, registered to Germany, faint traces of toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 48. Photo.
1927 | £1050
Tonga: 1886-88 King George I Profile Issue, a collection on leaves, incl. 2d. perf. 12 x 111/2 mint marginal control pair, strip of six with control and sheet number, 2d,. used on 1891 (July 4) envelope to Apia, 6d. perf. 121/2 mint block of four, perf. 12 x 111/2 mint block of four, 1s. perf. 12 x 111/2 mint control strip of three with sheet number, range of shades, cancellations, etc. (237)
243 £270
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 1d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/HARDENING'' and dated ''20 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
643 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: K.E.VII 30pa. on 11/2d., study with De La Rue and Somerset House printings, with range of head and duty plates, shades and some cancellation interest comprising examples mint (52) incl. De La Rue corner blocks of four and fifteen, marginal block of six, Somerset House reddish purple corner block of six, dull purple corner blocks of four (2) and used (49) incl. Somerset House reddish purple corner blocks of four and twelve, mainly fine. (101)
1068 £160
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1d. pale scarlet, First overprinting, variety overprint double, one albino, unmounted mint from the top of the sheet, minor ink mark on gum, otherwise fine. Three sheets only recorded. B.P.A. certificate (1971), SH 36a v1, S.G. 71a, cat. £425. Photo.
1477 | £480
Montserrat: A mint and used collection in two albums, incl. range of early issues, then mint with 1903 to 10s., 1904-08 5s., 1904-18 to 5s. (2), 1916-22 to 5s., 1922-29 to 5s., 1932 Settlement set, 1938-48 to £1 (3), 1951 1c. to $4.80 sets (2), 1953-42 1c. to $4.80 sets (3), later to 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
1928 | £80
Tonga: 1886-88 King George I Profile Issue, a selection on leaves, incl. 2d. perf. 12 x 111/2 mint (8), 1s. perf. 121/2 mint, perf. 12 x 111/2 mint or unused (7), shades, etc. (73)
244 £260
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 2d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''19 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
645 £130
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: K.E.VII 1pi. on 21/2d., mainly used study on leaves with surcharge types and De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, shades, some multiples and much cancellation interest incl. Smyrna, Beyrout, Salonica etc., etc. with De La Rue corner block of six and Harrison perf. 14 corner single also mint, chiefly fine. (181)
1069 £350
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1d. vermilion, Fifth Overprinting, right marginal block of six showing horizontally misplaced overprints, unmounted mint, fine. SH 36c v3, cat. £720+. Photo.
1478 | £400
Montserrat: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1880 21/2d., 1903 values to 5s., 1904-08 to 5s., 1908-14 to 5s., 1932 to 5s., etc., mixed condition. (98)
1930 | £230
Tonga: 1891 (Nov.) Overprinted with Stars, 1d. carmine, perf. 121/2, mint block of four, used strip of four used on piece, 1d. with four stars unused, with five stars unused (faults), etc. (29)
245 £190
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 2d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/HARDENING'' and dated ''20 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
647 | £160
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: K.E.VII 4pi. on 10d. purple and carmine, study of De La Rue and Somerset House papers and printings incl. scarcer specialised shades, comprising examples overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (type GB17), mint (33, incl. two corner blocks of four) and used (4), chiefly fine. (38) S.G. 10, 31, vars.
1070 £1600
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1d. vermilion, Third overprinting, variety overprint double, mint, very minor oxidisation at right otherwise fine. SH 36c v1, S.G. 71ca, cat. £4,500. B.P.A. certificate (1973). Photo.
1479 | £420
Montserrat: A used collection in an album, incl. early issues, 1903, 1904-08 and 1908-14 5s., 1932 Settlement set, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
1931 £210
Tonga: 1891 (Nov.) Overprinted with Stars, 1d. carmine, perf. 12 x 111/2 mint block of four, some off-set on gum, lower pair has small portions of gum missing, otherwise fine and scarce multiple. S.G. 7d. Photo.
247 £190
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 21/2d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''19 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
648 £90
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: K.E.VII 12pi. on 2s.6d. mainly mint selection, comprising De La Rue 1903 ordinary paper (3, one handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' type GB17), chalky paper (both shades), Somerset House shades (3), a little light toning and odd bend but mainly fine. S.G. 11, a, b, 33, a.
1072 £2200
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1s. pale yellow-brown, Third overprinting, variety overprint double, one albino, without double offsets, mint, fine. S.G. 72ab, cat. £2,250. SH 37b v1 var. Photo.
1480 £95
Morocco: 1796 entire commercial letter sheet from Mogador to Madeira, without postal markings. Photo.
1932 | £300
Tonga: 1892 Arms and King George I Issue, a group of progessive die proofs comprising King George I head design with incomplete frame in black on wove paper, Arms 1d. printed in black on wove paper with engraving virtually complete, Arms 4d. printed in black on wove paper showing completed design, numbered ''2'', ''12'' and ''3'' below respectively in pencil by the engraver A.E. Cousins, also Arms 4d. die proof in brown on wove paper, and Arms 1d. die proof with amended design with reduced side ornaments in blue on wove paper (and North Borneo 50c. and 6c. stationery card, the latter adopted by A.E. Cousins as inspiration for the design), mainly fine. Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor.
248 £270
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 21/2d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/HARDENING'' and dated ''20 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
652 £130
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1902-05 40pa. on 21/2d. pale ultramarine, lower left corner marginal block of four [R. 19/1-20/2] and marginal block of six [R. 19/4-20/6], with plate flaws and marginal cuts identifying pl. 1, unmounted except two, faint tone on the former block otherwise fine. S.G. 8a.
1073 £550
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1s. brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety overprint double, one albino, lightly hinged mint with minor corner crease otherwise fine. Three sheets only recorded. SH 37c v1, S.G. 72ba, cat. £1,900. Photo.
1481 £150
Morocco: 1835 entire from Tangier to Saluzzo, Piedmont, showing ''DE GIBR./S. ROQUE/ANDA.BAXA'' in red, ''ESPAGNE/PAR OLERON'' with c.d.s. and ''NIZZA di MARE'' marks. Photo.
1935 £210
Tonga: 1892 Arms and King George I Issue, 1d. bisected used with 2d. on 1893 (Aug. 4) envelope to New Zealand, sent prior to the arrival of new stamps from Wellington, cancelled by Nukualofa duplex, tone spots and soiled, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1984) Photo.
250 £275
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 3d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''23 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
653 £200
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1902-05 80pa. on 5d. marginal strip of twelve showing both small ''0'' in ''80'', fine unmounted mint. S.G. 9, a, cat. £820. The property of another vendor.
1074 £290
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1s. pale fawn on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, a mint example from the only known sheet showing vertically misplaced overprint below the value tablet, slight corner crease and heavy hinging, otherwise fine. SH 37c v3, S.G. 72b, var. Photo.
1483 £350
Morocco: 1879 (Jan. 12) Great Britain 1d. stationery card with dateline ''Tangier'', addressed to Brussels, cancelled by Gibraltar duplex with Brussels receiving mark, fine and scarce usage. Photo.
1936 £380
Tonga: 1892 Arms and King George I Issue, 1d. bisected used with 2d. on 1893 (Sept. 12) envelope to Hawaii, sent prior to the arrival of new stamps from Wellington, cancelled by seven bars with Haapai c.d.s. below, bearing Auckland transit and Honolulu receiving marks on the reverse. Photo.
251 £270
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 3d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/HARDENING'' and dated ''26 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
654 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1902-05 4pi. on 10d. slate-purple and carmine on chalky paper, compete lower pane of 48 (12 x 4) unmounted mint, odd wrinkle, mainly fine and very scarce. S.G. 10b.
1075 £680
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1s. brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety watermark inverted, unmounted mint example, marginal from the top of the sheet, fine. Three sheets only. S.G. 72bw, cat. £180+. SH 37c wmk1, cat. £425+. Photo.
1484 £130
Morocco: 1888 (July 11) Stampless internal ''On H.M. ties Service'' cover used from Tangier to Arthur Coleman, Danish Vice Consul in Mogador, with Tangier c.d.s. at upper right, manuscript ''Rec'd 25 July 1888'' note at left, a very scarce official item. Photo.
1937 | £230
Tonga: 1892 Arms and King George I Issue, a collection on leaves, incl. 1d. in an unused part sheet (6 x 10) with backing paper adhering to gum, one showing broken ''O'' [R. 1/1], mint blocks of six and four one in each showing the broken ''O'', 1d. bisected and used on pieces (5), etc. (162)
252 £275
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 6d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''25 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
656 £300
British Levant: 1905-08 2pi. on 5d. dull purple and ultramarine on chalk-surfaced paper, an unmounted mint marginal interpanneau block of 24 from the right of the sheet, with continuous rules, fine. S.G. 14a, cat. £720+. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1076 £130
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1s. brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety watermark inverted, mint, fine. S.G. 72bw, cat. £425, SH 37c wmk1. Photo.
1485 £240
Morocco: Locals, Mazagan-Marakech, 1901 (Apr. 17) envelope with 10c. black and blue local stamp tied by ''MARAKECH'' c.d.s. These stamps were allowed to be used within the twelve month period after the sale of the Brudo line to the French P.O., 1902 envelope to Switzerland, with 10c. red local stamp tied by ''MOGADOR'' c.d.s. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
1938 | £800
Tonga: 1893 to 1896 surcharges, a selection, incl. 1893 New Colours, surcharged in carmine 1/2d. on 1d. bright ultramarine and 5d. on 4d. orange blocks of twelve (4 x 3), the former mint from the top of the sheet with eight unmounted and the latter from the top left corner of the sheet with backing paper adhering, surcharged in black 1/2d. in black on 1d. dull blue mint block of ten (5 x 2) from the lower left corner of the right pane, 1894 (June-Nov.) 1/2d. on 4d. (9, incl. corner strip of six), 1d. on 1s. (9, three showing ''SURCHARCE'' variety), 21/2d. on 2d. (7, incl. mint block of four and used single), 21/2d. on 1s. mint (5, incl. two pairs) and used (3, one with no stop after ''SURCHARGE''), 1895 (May) Surcharges, selection comprising 1d. on 2d. perf. 12 mint (2), unused and used (2), 11/2d. on 2d. perf. 12 x 11 mint (4), upper marginal strip of three with backing paper adhering, used (2, one on piece with 1d. olive-green bisect tied by ''30 OC 95'' c.d.s's), 21/2d. on 2d. mint (3, one with no stop after ''SURCHARGE''), corner pair with backing paper adhering, used (3), 71/2d. on 2d. perf. 12 x 11 mint singles (2) and block of four, and 1896 (May) surcharge reading upwards perf. 12 x 11 1/2d. on 71/2d. on 2d. pale blue variety Tongan surcharge double unused (R.P.S. certificate), mixed condition. (97) Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor.
253 £270
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 6d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/HARDENING'' and dated ''26 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
657 £100
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1905-08 2pi. on 5d. dull purple and ultramarine on chalk-surfaced paper, lower left corner marginal block of eight [R. 19/1-20/4] mainly fine, also lower right corner marginal block of four [R. 9/11-10/12] with some toning, both unmounted mint. S.G. 14a, cat. £360+.
1077 | £850
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', A selection, incl. 1/2d. line perf. mint block of six from the lower right corner of the sheet showing reversed albino overprint in margin (3), 1d. 4th. printing 1d. with raised spacer pos. [53], mint, range of printings, varieties, multiples, etc. (175)
1487 £1500
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar used in Morocco: 1886 (Mar. 14) cover to England with Gibraltar 1886 21/2d. ultramarine, tied by single killer in black (only used Mar.-Apr. 1886 in Morocco), with fine strike of Tangier c.d.s. alongside, Gibraltar transit c.d.s. (same day) in black below, transit and arrival d.s's on reverse, a few peripheral imperfections and piece of flap missing. One of the earliest known uses of a Gibraltar stamp in Morocco. Photo.
1939 £85
Tonga: 1893 New Colours and Surcharges, (Aug.) Surcharged in carmine, 21/2d. on 2d., 5d. on 4d. and 71/2d. on 8d. imperf. plate proofs in issued colours, the first a little ragged at foot, the last with minor crease. (3) Ex Baxendale. Photo.
254 £280
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 1s. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''23 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
658 £100
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1905-08 De La Rue 2pi. on 5d. slate-purple and ultramarine lower left corner marginal block of four [R. 19/1-20/2] mint block of four, lower pair unmounted, some toning on reverse, 1912 Somerset House 2pi. on 5d. deep dull reddish purple and bright blue lower right corner marginal block of six [9/10-10/12], lower strip unmounted, fine. S.G. 14ab, 30a, cat. £380+.
1078 £230
Falkland Islands: 1928 (Feb.) South Georgia Provisional 21/2d. on 2d. purple-brown, part original gum, fine. B.P.A. certificate (1970). S.G. 115, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1490 £1000
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar used in Morocco: 1887 (Apr. 23) envelope to Tangier, franked with Gibraltar 1d. tied by ''A26'' duplex of Casablanca, rare. Believed to be the earliest recorded stamped cover from Gibraltar addressed to Tangier. Photo.
1940 | £400
Tonga: 1893 New Colours and Surcharges, a collection on leaves, incl. surcharged in carmine with 1/2d. on 1d. mint strip of four, set used, surcharged in black with 1/2d. on 1d. pair used on 1894 (Aug. 16) cover (reduced at left), tied by Ha'apai duplex, 1/2d. on 1d. c.t.o. irregular block of 22 (one with fraction bar almost omitted), 21/2d. on 2d. mint irregular block of 22, minor varieties, etc. (110)
256 £280
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 2s.6d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''25 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
659 £170
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1909 (Nov.-Dec.) 30pa.on 11/2d. pale dull purple and green on chalk-surfaced paper, interpanneau block of twenty-four from the left of the sheet, unmounted mint, slight perf. separation, folded through gutter, mainly fine. S.G. 16, cat. £480+. Photo.
1079 £1400
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to £1 set, the 10s. with horizontal bend otherwise mainly fine mint. (12) S.G. 127-138, cat. £4,250. Photo.
1491 £160
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar used in Morocco: 1887 (Oct. 10) ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint on Natal 1/2d. stationery card used to Madrid cancelled by ''A26'' barred oval with Gibraltar and Tangier c.d.s's below, receiving mark on reverse. Photo.
1941 £160
Tonga: 1893 New Colours and Surcharges, 1894 (Apr. 23) envelope prepared by Chief Postmaster William Campbell for W.O. Groom, bearing 1893 21/2d. on 2d. surcharge in carmine, 21/2d. on 2d. surcharge in black, and 1892 1d. bisect alongside 2d., demonstrating three accepted methods of paying 21/2d. postage, each cancelled by ''TONGA'' barred oval, Nukulaofa c.d.s. alongside. Ex Baxendale. Photo.
257 £210
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Die proof of 2s.6d. frame, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/HARDENING'' and dated ''26 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
660 £100
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1909 30pa. on 11/2d. pale dull purple and green on chalk-surfaced paper, lower marginal block of sixteen (4 x 4), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 16, cat. £320+. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1080 £230
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1s. used on formula registered envelope to Switzerland with type 6A registration label and Zihlschlacht Mar. 31 arrival, slight stains. Perkins D.4. Photo.
1495 £230
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar used in Morocco: 1891 (July 20) 10c. on 1d. stationery card addressed to Cunard Agents in Liverpool in attempt to catch the steamer ''Aleppo'', cancelled by Tangier duplex. Photo.
1942 | £720
Tonga: 1894 (June-Nov.) Surcharges, a collection on leaves, incl. 1/2d. on 1s. brown, variety surcharge double, part original gum with R.P.S. certificate (1994), 21/2d. on 8d. (2) used on O.H.B.M.S. envelope from the British Consulate to Australia, 21/2d. on 1s. perf. 12 x 111/2 mint vertical pair, one variety no stop after ''SURCHARGE'', with B.P.A. certificate (1992), multiples, minor varieties, etc. (361)
258 £290
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1903-07 Master die proof of King Edward VII head vignette as used for 5s., printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''11 FEB 03''. Photo.
661 | £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1909 (Nov.-Dec.) and 1910 (Jan.) sets, mainly mint selection with shades and multiples incl. 30pa. on 11/2d. (5), 1pi. on 10pa. (9, one used), 1pi.30pa. on 4d. green and brown (eighteen, incl. two marginal blocks of six), 1pi.30pa. on 4d. orange (9, incl. marginal block of six), 2pi.20pa. on 6d. (4), 5pi. on 1s. (24, incl. one overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type GB17, corner block of twelve and marginal block of four), 21/2pi. on 6d. (16, incl. corner and marginal interpanneau blocks of four), chiefly fine. (202) S.G. 16-24.
1081 £280
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 5s. black and yellow, mint, rather heavy hinge otherwise fine. S.G. 136, cat. £950. Photo.
1496 | £210
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar used in Morocco: 1891 (Sept. 15) cover from Rabat to London with long enclosed letter, franked by 1889-96 25c. tied by Rabat duplex with Tangier c.d.s. alongside.
1944 | £240
Tonga: 1895 (June) Surcharges, a collection on leaves, incl. 1/2d. on 21/2d. strip of three from the top left corner of the pane, one with ''BU'' joined, unused, strip of three mint, one with ''7'' for ''1'' in ''1/2'', mint pair, one with ''SURCHARCE'' error, 1d. on 21/2d. with ''BU'' joined unused, one with missing eyebrow unused, 71/2d. on 21/2d. unused block of four, one with ''BU'' joined, used block of four, one with missing eyebrow, etc. (57)
262 £280
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1908-17 watermark Crown CA: 1/2d. imperforate colour trial in grey-green and blue, on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
663 £250
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1911-13 1pi. type 4 on Harrison 21/2d. ultramarine perf. 15 x 14 unmounted mint block of twenty [R. 1/6-5/9], one showing defective ''E'', minor perf. separation and three with slight creasing but scarce, also mint single showing the variety, mainly fine. S.G. 26a, cat. £990+.
1082 £250
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 10s. black and chestnut, fine mint. S.G. 137, cat. £850. Photo.
1498 £85
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar used in Morocco: 1892 (Oct. 19) Gibraltar 10c. stationery card from Tangier to London, showing violet oval of ''EUGENE CHAPPORY'', forwarding Agents.
1945 £280
Tonga: 1895 (June) Surcharges, 1/2d. on 21/2d. [pos. 12] and two 1d. on 21/2d. [pos. 9, 20] paying U.P.U. rate although 1/2d. on 21/2d. has been previously cancelled (for reasons unknown), used on 1895 (June 20) envelope to Capt. Herrold near Auckland, some foxing, June 25 arrival backstamp. The earliest known date of usage. Ex Baxendale. Photo.
263 £300
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1908-17 watermark Crown CA: 1/2d. imperforate colour trial in turquoise and grey, on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
664 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1911-13 2pi. on 5d. deep plum and cobalt-blue, Somerset House printing, pl. H4, D5, unmounted mint lower left corner marginal block of twelve [R. 19/1-20/6] showing full setting (incl. pos. 11 large ''E'') vertical folds through perfs., odd bend or very faint stain, scarce multiple. S.G. 30a, cat. £360+.
1083 £230
Falkland Islands: 1952 1/2d. to £1 set in mint Waterlow imprint mint blocks of four, mainly fine. S.G. 172-85, cat. £720+. Photo.
1500 £280
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar used in Morocco: 1894 (Aug. 16) cover from Mogador to Sierra Leone, franked by 1889-96 5c. and 20c. (2), tied by Mogador duplex, unframed ''T'' tax mark, crossed out and manuscript ''Not to pay'' alongside, Freetown receiving mark in red, with Tangier and Gibraltar datestamps on the reverse. Photo.
1947 £160
Tonga: 1895 (June) Surcharges, 1d. on 21/2d. vermilion, in an unused block (6 x 2) from the base of the left pane, showing minor varieties, without gum, some toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 30. Photo.
264 £110
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: 1921-29 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 3d. to £1 set fine mint. S.G. 55-61, cat. £300. Photo.
666 £230
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1911-13 12pi. on 2s.6d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type GB15), marginal from the foot of the sheet, fine with gum. Ceremuga certificate (2012). S.G. 33s. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1086 | £2400
Falkland Islands: A comprehensive mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1878-79 1d., 1885-91 1d. (2), 4d., 1889-91 1d., 1891-1902 to 1s. (3), 1898 2s.6d., 5s., 1904-12 to 3s. (3), 5s. with 21/2d. dark blue (Sorani certificate, 1987), 1912-20 to 5s. (4), 10s., £1, 1921-28 to 3s., 1929-37 to £1, 1933 Centenary to 2s.6d., 1938-56 to 5s. (6), 10s. (6), £1 (2), 1952 to £1, 1960-66 to £1, etc., duplicated with a range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
1503 £120
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Issues Overprinted: 1898 (Aug. 26) Gibraltar 20c. registered envelope size G, used from Saffi to Germany, additionally franked by 1889-96 5c. and 20c., cancelled by Saffi duplex, oval ''REGISTERED/SAFFI MOROCCO'' datestamp at left, Hamburg receiving mark on reverse. Photo.
1948 £380
Tonga: 1895 (July-Sept.) 1d. olive-green, complete sheet of 48 with interpanneau margin, sheet no. ''1462'' and showing a number of identified minor flaws, some gum disturbance and perf. separation otherwise mostly fine and scarce. Ex Baxendale. S.G. 32, cat. £1,536+. Photo.
269 | £900
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: A Q.V. accumulation, incl. 1862 6d. blue-green perf. 14-16 used (reperfed at base), 1863-67 1d. vermilion unused, 6d. green unused (2), 1872 1d. with watermark reversed unused, 6d. with watermark inverted used, 6d. with watermark reversed, unused, 1879 21/2d. red-brown unused, 1882 21/2d. red-brown with large ''2'' in 21/2d. with slanting foot used (poor), 4d. mint, (2), 1884-87 1d. in a mint block of 72, 21/2d. mint block of six, one showing large ''2'' in ''21/2''with slanting foot, 6d. mint block of four, 1s. mint, 6d. and 1s. used, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
668 £110
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1913-14 30pa. on 11/2d. to 5pi. on 1s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' with full gum, three values upper marginal, mainly fine. Fewer than sixty of each value were released by the B.P.M.A. S.G. 35s-40s. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1087 | £1150
Falkland Islands: A used collection in an album, incl. 1878-79 1d., 4d., 1882 1d., 1891 values to 1s., 1898 2s.6d., 5s., 1904-12 to 3s. (2), 5s., 1912-20 to 5s. (2), 1921-28 to 3s., 1929-37 to 10s., 1938-50 to 10s. (5), £1, etc., later with issues to 1981, mixed condition. (100s)
1504 £70
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Issues Overprinted: 1898 (Sept. 5) envelope, registered to Germany bearing 1898-1900 Local Overprint 5c. to 2p. set. S.G. 1-8. Photo.
1949 £120
Tonga: 1895 (July-Sept.) 21/2d. rose, a block of 18 from the lower right corner of the right pane, and showing a range of identified minor flaws, [R. 4/5] with 'stop' flaw after ''POSTAGE'', large part original gum, mostly fine and scarce. S.G. 33, a, cat. £595+. Photo.
270 | £600
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: A K.E.VII to K.G.VI accumulation, incl. 1903-07 sets mint (2), 1913 5s. mint (3), 1921-29 watermark Mult. Crown CA 3d. to £1 mint, 5s. in a used plate block of four, 1935 Silver Jubilee 1d. with diagonal line by turret mint (2), 21/2d. with dot to left of chapel mint, 1932 Tercentenary set mint, etc., varied condition. (101)
670 £170
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: 1913-14 30pa. on 11/2d. to 5pi. on 1s. used collection on leaves with shades and cancellation interest incl. Beyrout, Salonica, Smyrna, Stamboul, etc. incl. 4pi. on 10d. (6), 5pi. on 1s. (6), chiefly fine. (83) S.G. 35-40. Photo.
1089 | £250
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1944-45 Overprints, the four sets in top left corner marginal unmounted mint blocks of twelve (4 x 3), all 6d. values with blue-black centres, some tone spots and slight bends otherwise mainly fine. S.G. A1-D8, cat. £1,152+.
1505 £220
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Issues Overprinted: 1899 (Sept. 3) envelope from Tetuan unusually registered to Edward J. Cameron, High Commissioner on Grand Turk, Turks Islands, bearing 1899 set (less 10c.), cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/TETUAN MOROCCO'' with large ''R'' in oval, red London transit and Oct. 25 arrival. Photo.
1951 £400
Tonga: 1895 (July-Sept.) 5d. blue, perf. 12 x 11 complete sheet of 36 with selvedge all sides and sheet no. ''1342'', backing paper adhering, showing a range of minor flaws, odd trivial stain but scarce multiple. Ex Baxendale. S.G. 34b, cat. £828+. Photo.
271 | £680
Antigua: A mint collection in an album, incl. 1863-67 1d. (4), 6d. (no gum), 1872 1d. (5, two with watermark inverted), 1876 1d. (2), 1884-87 to 1s. (2), 1903-07 to 5s. (2), 1908-17 to 2s., 1913 5s., 1921-29 Mult. Crown £1 unmounted upper marginal example, Mult. Script to 4s., 1932 Tercentenary set, etc., later with issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s) The property of another vendor.
673 £260
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issues 1885-1914: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1902 1pi. on 3d. brown (RP24), die 7, size G and die 14, size H, unused, both scarce. (2 items) Photo.
1090 | £150
Falkland Islands Dependencies: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1948 Thin Map set mint, South Georgia, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1508 £160
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar used in Morocco: 1902 (Mar. 27) Gibraltar 5c. stationery card with local overprint ''Morocco/Agency.'', local philatelic use cancelled by Tangier duplex, very scarce. Photo.
1952 £240
Tonga: 1895 (July-Sept.) 5d. blue, perf. 12 x 11, a complete pane of 36, backing paper adhering to gum, some stain spots, showing identified flaws with 'Black Eye', scarce. S.G. 34b, ba. Photo.
272 | £650
Antigua: A used collection in two albums, incl. range of early issues, 1903-07 5s., 1913 5s., 1921-29 £1 used on piece, 1932 Tercentenary set, etc., later issues to the 1980s, mixed condition. (100s) The property of another vendor.
678 £230
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: 1905-12 1/2d. specialised mint selection with control corner multiples incl. scarce D5 block of four, F6 pair, G7 strip of three, H8 blocks of sixtry fourteen (with complete lower row) and six, strip of three and pair, J10 strip of three, most fine. (99) S.G. L1, a.
1091 £160
Fiji 1876-77 1d. blue on laid paper, variety imperforate vertically in a horizontal pair, mint with large part original lightly toned gum, light gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 31c, cat. £700. Photo.
1509 £150
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Issues Overprinted; 1902 (Apr. 30) 10c. stationery card unusually registered to Germany, uprated by 20c. with Tangier registered oval datestamps, ''R'' in oval, London transit and Dresden arrival. Photo.
1953 £170
Tonga: 1895 (July-Sept.) 5d. blue, perf. 11, unused, large part original gum, otherwise fine and very scarce. Ex Trelford. R.P.S. certificate (2003). S.G. 34c. Photo.
273 | £220
Antigua: The Dr. Clough Collection: A K.E.VII to K.G.VI selection of ''SPECIMEN'' stamps, incl. 1903-07 set, 1913 5s., 1932 Centenary set, 1935 Silver Jubilee sets (2), etc., varied condition. (33)
679 | £250
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: 1905-12 1/2d. to 1s. used study on leaves with shades and some multiples, cancellation interest incl. Beyrout, Salonica, Smyrna and Stamboul datestamps, incl. 21/2d. (4), 3d. (8), 4d. (5), 5d. (3), 6d. (7), 1s. (7) and Harrison 1/2d. (8), fair to fine. (139)
1092 £380
Fiji: 1891-98 perf. 11 x 113/4 3d. black, unused part original gum, faults. S.G. 100, cat. £3,000. Photo.
1511 £80
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Issues Overprinted: 1904 (July 22) postcard from Tangier to London franked by 1903-05 5c., tied by Tangier duplex, with unframed ''T'' tax mark and ''1d./F.B.'' with pencil ''1/5'' notifying 5c. due.
1954 £300
Tonga: 1895 (July-Sept.) 71/2d. yellow, in a pane of 23 (lower right corner example removed), backing paper adhering to gum, otherwise fine. Stated to be the largest surviving multiple. S.G. 35a. Photo.
274 | £320
Antigua: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection on leaves, incl. 1884-87 set used, 1921-29 to 5s. used, etc. (100s) The property of another vendor.
680 | £400
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: 1905-12 1d. specialised mainly mint selection incl. shades and controls with E6 single, G7 corner pair and strip of three, H8 complete pane of 120 (folded), single and corner strip of three, I9 block of 70, corner strip of three, J10 corner strip of three and block of six, mostly fine. (221) S.G. L2, a.
1093 £200
Fiji: 1915-19 ''WAR STAMP'' 1/2d. yellow-green, variety overprint inverted, mint, minor toning on gum, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 138b, cat. £600. R.P.S. certificate (1983). Photo.
1513 £190
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1907 (Mar. 8) 30c. on 3d. registered envelope size G, used from Fez to London, additionally franked by 1907-12 15c. on 11/2d., tied by oval ''REGISTERED/FEZ MOROCCO'' datestamps. Photo.
1955 | £150
Tonga: 1895 (July-Sept.) a collection on leaves, incl. 1d. bisects on pieces (4), range of minor varieties, multiples, etc. (133)
275 £490
Antigua: Barbuda: 1921-29 1s., 2s.6d., 3s., 4s. and 5s. fine used on separate 'Wilson' registered covers all with ''BARBUDA'' c.d.s's., 1922 ''BARBUDA'' overprint 1/2d. to 5s. set fine used on 1922 (Sept.) O.H.M.S. envelope registered to U.S.A., 1926 (Dec. 18) registered 'Iremonger' cover to England franked by Leeward Islands 1921-32 6d., 1929 (Oct. 23) registered 'Wilson' cover to England franked by Antigua 1921-29 3d. and 6d., and 1943 (Sept. 3) cover registered to U.S.A. franked by Barbuda 1922 1s. with censor cachet on reverse. (9) Photo. The property of another vendor.
681 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: 1905-12 11/2d. to 1s. mainly mint study on leaves with shades and papers, some multiples and plated positions, incl. 11/2d. (19, with three used and pale dull purple corner block of four), 2d. mint (43, incl. blocks of four (4) and eight), used (7, incl. corner block of six), 21/2d. (4), 3d. (4, one used), 4d. (7, incl. corner block), 5d. (4), 6d. (4, incl. unissued example on chalk-surfaced paper), 1s. (7), etc. chiefly fine. (108)
1094 £350
Fiji: 1915-19 ''WAR STAMP'' 1d. carmine, variety overprint inverted, fine unmounted mint from the top left corner of the sheet, scarce. Brandon certificate (1987). S.G. 139c, cat. £700. Photo.
1514 £300
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1908 (Feb. 6) envelope, registered from Fez to Marseille, franked by 1907-12 20c. on 2d. and 25c. on 21/2d. tied by oval ''REGISTERED/FEZ MOROCCO'' datestamps. This was dispatched from the Fez-Mellah post office at the time of disturbances in the town. Photo.
1957 £260
Tonga: 1896 (May) Typewritten Surcharges, Tongan Surcharge Reading Downwards, 1/2d. on 11/2d. on 2d. pale blue, perf. 12 x 11, block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet, [right pane 3/5-4/6], paper adhering to gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 36A, cat. £1,800. Photo.
276 | £260
Antigua: Barbuda: A collection in two albums, incl. 1922 to 5s. mint (2) and used (not guaranteed), 1d. with watermark reversed mint (toned), etc., later issues mint and used to the 1980s, slightly mixed condition. (100s) The property of another vendor.
684 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: 1911-12 Downey Head Die A mint and used specialised selection with multiples, controls, flaws and cancellation interest, comprising 1/2d. mint (36, incl. deformed ''N'', A11 pl. 7 control block of nine, pl. 9 block of six), used (11), 1d. mint (201) incl. marginal blocks of twelve, 24 and 42 (both incl. deformed ''N'') and 54, control A11 pl. 9a blocks of six (2) and strip of three (overprint shift to left), pl. 10 blocks of six and 36, and overprint double, one albino single), used (5, incl. deformed ''N''), mainly fine. (253) S.G. L12, a, L13, b, c.
1095 | £550
Fiji: A lightly duplicated mint collection in an album, incl. range of early issues, 1903 to 5s. (2), 1904-09 sets (3), 1906-12 5s. (2) and £1, 1912-23 to 5s. (4) and £1, 1922-27 to 5s. (3), 1938 to 10s. (3) and £1 (2), 1954-59 to £1 (2), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1516 £200
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1917 (Mar. 17) 30c. on 3d. registered envelope size G, used from Tetuan to Birmingham, cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH POST OFFICE TETUAN'' datestamps scarce oval ''AR'', a few surface faults. Photo.
1958 £80
Tonga: 1896 (May) Typewritten Surcharges, Tongan Surcharge Reading Downwards, 1/2d. on 11/2d. on 2d. pale blue, perf. 12 x 11, unused, part original gum, small thins, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1994). S.G. 36A, cat. £450. Photo.
277 £320
Ascension: Great Britain used in Ascension: 1912-22 1/2d. green, a block of twelve from the left of the sheet, used on piece with ''ASCENSION/C/11 AU/13'' c.d.s's, scarce. S.G. Z39, cat. £1,020+. Photo.
685 | £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: 1911-12 Downey Head Die A 1/2d. green complete unmounted sheet of 240, pl. 7 late state incl. distorted ''N'' [R. 2/12, 12/12], folded and with much perf. separation, two portions of selvedge missing at right, a few other minor imperfections but scarce. S.G. L12, a, cat. £873+.
1096 | £250
Fiji: A mint and used selection, incl. 1871 6d. mint, 1903 to 5s. mint, 1912-23 to £1 with shades mint, 1938-55 to £1 mint and used, etc., very mixed condition. (136)
1521 £160
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1918 (Feb. 23) 30c. on 3d. registered envelope size H, used from Tangier to Sheffield, additionally franked by 1914-26 20c. on 2d. and 25c. on 21/2d. (2), cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH P.O. TANGIER''. Photo.
1959 £130
Tonga: 1896 (May) Typewritten Surcharges, Tongan Surcharge Reading Downwards, 1/2d. on 11/2d. on 2d. pale blue, perf. 12, unused, part original gum, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1957). S.G. 36Aa, cat. £425. Photo.
278 £1400
Ascension: 1924-33 1/2d. to 3s. set, each showing 'broken mainmast', mint, mainly fine. S.G. 10a-20a, cat. £4,755. Photo.
686 | £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: 1911-12 Downey Head Redrawn mint and used specialised selection with shades, controls, flaws and cancellation interest, comprising 1/2d. handstamped ''COLONIAS'' (applied at Lisbon to specimen stamps received from the U.P.U. in Berne prior to their distribution to Portuguese colonies), mint (58 incl. deformed ''N'', B11 control blocks of four, six and strip of three, B12 pl. 6 blocks of six, four and strip of three (2), pl. 8 block of six and strip of three, pl. 10 single, pl. 14 strips of three (3) and single), used (11, incl. later philatelic use), 1d. mint (52, incl. B11 control block of six and strips of three (2), B12 pl. 6b blocks of six (2), strip of three and row of twelve, pl. 8b strip of three), used (1, incl. deformed ''N''), chiefly fine. (145) S.G. L14, a-c, L15, a, b.
1097 | £380
Fiji: A used collection in an album, incl. range of early issues to 5s., 1906-12 £1 on piece, 1912-23 £1 on piece, 1938-55 to £1, etc., later to 1980, mixed condition. (100s)
1522 £150
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1927 (Mar.) 30c. on 3d. registered envelope, size F, used from Tangier to Birmingham, additionally franked by British Currency 2d., tied by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH P.O. TANGIER'' datestamps. Late use of Spanish Currency surcharged envelopes, accounted for in sterling, after sterling stamps had replaced the centimos issues in 1921. Photo.
1960 £300
Tonga: 1896 (May) Typewritten Surcharges, Tongan surcharge reading upwards 1/2d. on 11/2d. on 2d. perf. 12 x 11, a block of six from the lower right corner of the pane [left pane R.3/4-4/6], showing ''H'' over ''e'' and ''H'' over ''P'' se-tenant, a few tone spots otherwise fine unused with usual backing paper, scarce. S.G. 36B, cat. £2,700. Photo.
279 £900
Ascension: 1924-33 1/2d. to 3s. set, each showing 'cleft rock', mint, mainly fine. S.G. 10b-20b, cat. £4,490. Photo.
687 | £300
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: 1911-12 Downey Head Redrawn 1/2d. yellow-green pl. 4 and 1d. scarlet pl. 7b, complete unmounted sheets of 240, both incl. deformed ''N'' [R. 2/12, 12/12], the former folded, the latter divided in two, some perf. separation, S.G. L14a, b, L15, b, cat. £1,941+.
1098 £220
Fiji: Postage Dues: 1940 set, fine used. S.G. D11-D18, cat. £650. Photo.
1528 £200
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1920 5c. on 1/2d. stationery card, commercially used from Rabat to U.S.A., uprated by 5c. on 1/2d., tied by Rabat c.d.s. Photo.
1961 £90
Tonga: 1896 (May) Typewritten Surcharges, Tongan Surcharge Reading Upwards, 1/2d. on 71/2d. on 2d. pale blue, perf. 12, unused, small part original gum, good appearance. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1965) S.G. 37Bp, cat. £800. Photo.
280 £450
Ascension: 1924-33 1d. grey-black and bright blue-green variety 'broken mainmast', fine mint. S.G. 11da, cat. £1,000. Photo.
688 £250
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: 1913 Profile Head, mint and used specialised selection with shades, controls and other multiples, some cancellation interest, comprising 1/2d. and 1d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (type GB23), mint (153, incl. B13 pl.1a control block of six, pl. 2a lower pane of 120 (with distorted ''N'', minor toning on reverse), pl. 4a block of six), used (13), 1d, mint (40, incl. distorted ''N'', C12 control blocks of six (4) and strip of three) used (17), mostly fine. (225) S.G. L16, a, b, L17, a, b. Photo.
1099 £180
Finland: 1866 40p. and 1866-67 8p. (2), used on 1873 cover to Switzerland endorsed at upper left ''Via St. Petersbourg'', 40p. has missing teeth, other fine. Photo.
1529 £480
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1920 (Apr.) 30c. on 3d. registered envelope size H, used from Rabat to Germany, cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH POST OFFICE RABAT'' datestamp, one stamp removed, nevertheless rare. The only recorded use of size H. Photo.
1962 £230
Tonga: 1896 (May) Typewritten Surcharges, Tongan Surcharge Reading Upwards, 1/2d. on 71/2d. on 2d. pale blue, perf. 12, unused, good appearance. Ex Howard-White. R.P.S. certificate (1957) S.G. 37Bp, cat. £800. Photo.
281 £500
Ascension: 1924-33 1d. grey-black and bright blue-green variety 'cleft rock', fine unmounted mint. S.G. 11db, cat. £1,000. Photo.
689 £80
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: Postal Stationery: Postcards, 1908 De La Rue 1d. carmine (CP56a), variety ''LEVANT'' overprint albino, used 1909 (Sept. 2) to London with Constantinople (code D) c.d.s. and Sept. 6 arrival. Photo.
1103 £85
France: 1870-71 Bordeaux 80c. rose-carmine, used with good to large margins, slight crease, otherwise fine, signed Scheller. Yvert 49, cat. €400. Photo.
1530 £260
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1928 (Dec. 28) postcard from Fez-Mellah to London bearing K.G.V 40c. on 4d., and 50c. on 5d., tied by Fez-Mellah c.d.s. with additional strike and Tangier transit alongside, unusual. Photo.
1963 £90
Tonga: 1896 (May) Typewritten Surcharges, Tongan Surcharge Reading Upwards, 1/2d. on 71/2d. on 2d. pale blue, perf. 12, unused, small part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1995) S.G. 37Bp, cat. £800. Photo.
284 £650
Ascension: 1934 11/2d. coloured die proof in black and ultramarine on wove paper (62 x 57mm), fine and attractive. S.G. 23 P. Photo.
691 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: Postal Stationery: Newspaper Wrappers, 1905 De La Rue 1/2d. yellow-green (WP21) (2, one overprinted horseshoe ''SPECIMEN'' type 17, believed to be the first recorded example), 1911 McCorquodale 1/2d. bright green (WP22), two unused examples, one showing scarce local overprint (with stop after ''LEVANT''), 1912 1/2d. green die I, unused, chiefly fine. (5) Photo.
1104 £180
France: 1925 Paris Exhibition miniature sheet, mint, minor creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. 412a. Photo.
1531 £120
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1937 (Jan. 27) long O.H.M.S. envelope registered from Casablanca to Washington D.C., bearing 1935-37 10c. on 1d. (2), 40c. on 4d. (2), 50c. on 5d. and 1935-36 3f. on 2s.6d., tied by Casablanca registered ovals with Library of Congress Feb. 12 receiving c.d.s. and showing on the reverse ''POST OFFICE CASABLANCA'' crown wax seal. The only recorded example of the seal. Photo.
1964 | £450
Tonga: 1896 (May) Typewritten Surcharges, a selection on leaves, incl. reading downwards 1/2d. on 11/2d. on 2d. perf. 12 x 11 unused, reading upwards 1/2d. on 11/2d. on 2d. pale blue, perf. 12 x 11, pair showing ''H'' over ''e'' and ''H'' over ''P'' se-tenant, also three blocks of four with backing paper on gum, single with kiss print on Tongan surcharge unused, etc. (37)
287 £90
Ascension: 1938-53 4d. black and ultramarine, perf. 13, showing 'mountaineer' flaw [R. 4/4], mint, heavy hinge, otherwise fine. S.G. 42cda, cat. £950. Photo.
692 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency 1905-13 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: Maritime Mail, 1913 (Sept. 23) cover to England bearing 1/2d. (2) tied by B.P.O. Constantinople c.d.s's, with ''PAQUEBOT'' (Hoskins 577) struck twice in blue, and ''Written and Posted on the High Seas'' handstamp in violet, an interesting cover. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1105 £95
France: 1925-32 Sower 75c. type II, mint, slightly disturbed gum, otherwise fine with type I for comparison. Yvert €880. Photo.
1532 £190
Morocco Agencies: British Post Office in Tangier: 1931 (Feb. 2) envelope, registered and insured from Tangier to Manchester, bearing 1927 ½d. and British Currency 1s., tied by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH P.O. TANGIER'' datestamp, with Plymouth transit on reverse. Photo.
1965 £80
Tonga: 1897 Pictorials, Imperforate plate proofs, 1/2d. orange, 6d. chocolate and 5s. sepia and green block of four, each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine. Photo.
288 | £85
Ascension: 1948 Silver Wedding set in unmounted mint blocks of four, the 10s. has plate number. S.G. 50, 51.
693 £190
British Levant: British Field Office in Salonica: 1916 ''Levant'' overprint, a small group comprising 1/2d. with variety overprint double, one albino, inverted and reversed mint (B.P.A. certificate, 1979), 1d. mint scarlet with double inverted albino overprints on the gummed side (Champion handstamp on reverse), 3d. bluish violet vertical pair with the top stamp showing a heavily inked overprint unused (B.P.A. certificate) and 6d. reddish purple unmounted mint, mainly fine. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1106 | £260
France: Airmails, a mint selection of airmail issues from 1927 to 1936 incl. 1927 2f. and 5f., 1930 EIPA 1f.50, 1936 85c. to 50f. set, 1936 50f. ultramarine on rose, etc., mainly fine. (14)
1536 £160
Morocco Agencies: British Post Office in Tangier: 1941 censored airmail cover to Chad, bearing K.G.VI unoverprinted 4d. tied by Tangier c.d.s. Cover marked ''LONDON ONLY'' in red manuscript beneath types ''Par Avion'', in London the cover was censored and the Air Mail etiquette cancelled by red bars. The cover was censored again on arrival at French Equatorial Africa. Photo.
1966 £90
Tonga: 1897 Pictorials, Sample proofs (1922 ca.), imperforate 1/2d. orange and 6d. chocolate horizontal pair, both affixed to brown card each with ''SPECIMEN'' overprint (Samuel type DS1), fine. Photo.
289 | £900
Ascension: A mint collection in an album, incl. 1922 to 3s., 2d. variety 'blot on scroll', 1924-33 to 3s. (2), 1/2d. variety 'broken mainmast', 1934 to 5s., 1938-53 to 10s. (3) with a range of perfs., 1956 to 10s., etc., lightly duplicated with a range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
694 £400
British Levant: British Field Office in Salonica: 1916 ''Levant'' overprint 1/2d. to 1s. (light diagonal crease) set, mint, mainly fine with various handstamps and signatures on reverse. B.P.A. certificates (1951) for the 4d. to 1s.. S.G. S1-S8, cat. £1,400. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1107 £140
France: 1927 Strasbourg miniature sheet mint, fine mint. S.G. MS454b. Photo.
1537 £280
Morocco Agencies: British Post Office in Tangier: 1952 airmail cover registered to Chicago, bearing 1949 3d., 6d., 1s. and 1950-51 5s., tied by oval ''REGISTERED/BRITISH P.O. TANGIER'' datestamps, with violet oval ''O.A.T' and ''PASSED FREE/U.S. CUSTOMS'' markings. Photo.
1968 £210
Tonga: 1897 Pictorials, Imprimatur proofs, ex De La Rue archives, perforated and in issued colours on gummed, watermarked wove paper, 1s. block of twenty from the top of the sheet with handstamped date ''2 MAR 97'' in selvedge. Photo.
290 | £2300
Ascension: A used collection in an album, incl. 1922 to 3s., 1924-33 to 2s. (2), 1932 Tercentenary set, 1938-53 to 10s. (3) with a wide range of shades, etc., later issues to the 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
695 £180
British Levant: British Field Office in Salonica: 1916 ''Levant'' overprint 2d. used on piece with Field Post Office c.d.s., fine. R.P.S certificate (1969). S.G. S3, cat. £475. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1109 £120
France: 1927 Marseilles Air Display 2f. and 5f. on unaddressed card, tied by ''SALON AVIATION NAVIGATION/MARSEILLES'' July 20 c.d.s's. Photo.
1538 £380
Morocco Agencies: British Post Office in Tangier: 1953 (Mar. 25) K.G.VI 81/2d. grey registered envelope size H overprinted ''TANGIER'' used to Italy, additionally franked by Q.E.II 11/2d. and 21/2d., tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER'' c.d.s's, oval Tangier ''O.A.T.'' in violet. Photo.
1969 £190
Tonga: 1897 Pictorials, Imprimatur proofs, ex De La Rue archives, perforated and in issued colours on gummed, watermarked wove paper, 5s. block of ten from the top left corner of the sheet with handstamped date ''2 MAR 97'' in selvedge. Photo.
291 | £320
Australian States: Cancellations: A collection of South Australia and Western Australia cancellations, incl. barred numerals, c.d.s's, T.P.O's, savings bank, telegraph office, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
696 £950
British Levant: British Field Office in Salonica: 1916 (Mar. 2) O.H.M.S. large part front addressed to ''Lieut. Commander E.J.F. Tisdall R.N., H.M.S. Exmouth, Salonika'', bearing British Field Office in Salonica 1916 1d. to 1s. each tied by neat Field Post Office c.d.s's, with boxed ''ON ACTIVE SERVICE/PASSED CENSOR'' cachet in red alongside, reduced at left and with one stamp cut out, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2013). The property of another vendor. Photo.
1110 £110
France: 1936 Air 50f. 'Banknote', unmounted mint, light overall gum toning and a couple of toned perfs. at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 541. Photo.
1539 £120
Morocco Agencies: British Post Office in Tangier: 1955 (Oct. 7) commercial airmail cover registered to Canada, bearing 1950-51 2s.6d., 1952-54 3d. and 6d. (3), cancelled by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER'' c.d.s's, violet oval ''O.A.T.''. Photo.
1972 £2300
Tonga: 1897 Pictorials, 71/2d. black and green, variety centre inverted, marginal from the left of the sheet, unused without gum, otherwise fine and rare. One sheet of sixty discovered in 1900. S.G. 48a, cat. £9,000. Photo.
292 | £600
Australian States: Revenues: A collection in a small stockbook, incl. New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia with Supreme Court 1907 values to £100 mint, etc., also a few railways, mixed condition. (100s)
697 £420
British Levant: British Field Office in Salonica: 1916 ''Levant'' overprint 3d. bluish violet vertical pair used on piece with Field Office c.d.s's, top stamp with a heavily inked overprint, fine. B.P.A. certificate (1959). S.G. S4, cat. £950+. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1111 £100
France: 1937 PEXIP miniature sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS581. Photo.
1540 £160
Morocco Agencies: British Post Office in Tangier: 1956 (Sept. 21) express cover to London, franked by 1952-54 1s. tied by ''TANGIER/BRITISH POST OFFICE'' machine cancellation, violet boxed ''EXPRESS FEE PAID'' applied in London. Photo.
1973 | £110
Tonga: 1897 Pictorials, 'Roessler' forgeries of the 2s. value (18) in a selection comprising perf. 111/4 frame in green block of four (with gum), singles (2, one 'used'), frame in red, imperf. pairs with frame in red, blue and yellow-olive respectively, also pairs showing design in pair with forgery of Crete 5d, perf. 111/4 in carmine and yellow-olive and imperf. in blue, yellow-olive and green, with genuine 2s. mint (2) and Crete 5d. for comparison. Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor.
294 £230
Australian States: New South Wales: 1897 Diamond Jubilee 1d. (1s.) and 21/2d. (2s.6d.) used on separate 1907 (July 3) covers to Sydney, tied by ''THE EXCHANGE'' duplexes, scarce. S.G. 280, 281. Photo.
698 £160
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Army Post Office in Constantinople 1918-20: Field Post Office H.12, four civilian covers to Manchester, handled by favour, each with F.P.O. H.12 c.d.s. and red boxed ''CENSORED BY/MILITARY AUTHORITY'' handstamp numbered 1 (2), 6 and 2 respectively, sent 1918 (Dec. 1) stampless and resealed by ''PASSED BY CENSOR'' label, 1919 (Feb. 15), (Mar. 1) and (Mar. 13) franked unoverprinted 21/2d., a few minor stains. Photo.
1112 | £210
France: Pre-Cancels: A collection on leaves and loose, many on covers, cards and pieces, incl. 1920 20c. with large ''1920'' affixed to label, 1921 5c. on cover, 1926 55c. on 60c. plus Sower 10c. green on pieces (2), advertising covers, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1541 | £90
Morocco Agencies: Incoming Mail: 1887 (July 7) cover from Gibraltar to Rabat, franked by 1886-87 1d. and 2d., tied by Gibraltar duplex, Tangier c.d.s. alongside, a few cover imperfections.
1974 | £650
Tonga: 1897 Pictorials, a mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 21/2d. mint part sheet of 48, 21/2d. no fraction bar mint (7), 1s. no hyphen before ''TAHA'' mint (2), study of the printings, retouches and flaws, multiples, also 1920 and 1940-49 issues, etc. (100s)
295 | £1050
Australian States: New South Wales: A collection in an album. incl. 1850 Sydney View 1d. (2), 2d. (3) and 3d. (2) used, later imperfs. to 1s. used, a few specimens, 1885-86 10s. used (2), 1888-89 5s. mint, 20s. used, 1897 Jubilee set used, Officials to 5s., perfins, postage dues with 1891-97 to 20s. used, a few revenues, railway stamps, etc., range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
699 £230
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Army Post Office in Constantinople 1918-20: Field Post Office H.12, 1919 (Mar. 7) 2d. black Forces registered envelope (RPF1) with added unoverprinted 1d. and 11/2d., used to Utica, U.S.A. and redirected, showing red boxed ''CENSORED BY/MILITARY AUTHORITY'' handstamp numbered 2 and provisional registration label with c.d.s., resealed with ''Passed by Censor'' label. One of eight recorded examples. Photo.
1113 | £150
France: Booklets: 1952 to 1995, Red Cross booklets complete, also a few later issues, mainly fine. (47 items)
1546 £100
Morocco Agencies: Incoming Mail: 1930 (July) postcard from Tunbridge, Kent to Casablanca. additionally franked at the British P.O. in Casablanca with Cherifien 25c. to pay the local delivery fee, scarce. Photo.
1975 | £750
Tonga: 1897-1949 Pictorials, a collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. 1897 (July 15) cover to Germany, franked by 1/2d., 1d. (2), 1903 envelope to New Zealand, franked by 21/2d., tied by boxed ''PACKET BOAT'', 1918 (June 18) cover to Samoa, with boxed ''PASSED BY/CENSOR/3/SAMOA'', 1929 (June 20) envelope to U.S.A., franked by 1897 2s.6d., 1947 envelope to Switzerland, franked by 1942-49 5s., range of rates, etc. (68 items)
296 £160
Australian States: New South Wales: Officials: 1887-90 perf. 10, official reprint 10s. claret and mauve, neatly cancelled by ''G.P.O.'' in three lined oval, faults. Photo.
702 £200
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Army Post Office in Constantinople 1918-20: Military Occupation, 1919, four stampless postcards (three endorsed O.A.S.) to England, sent 1919 (Feb. 23) with F.P.O. H.12 double ring c.d.s. and red octagonal censor mark no. 54, (July 7) with mark in black and (Sept. 17) uncensored both with single ring SY.4 c.d.s., (Nov. 16) uncensored with Army P.O. Y double ring, also 1920 (Nov. 30) stampless cover to Southampton endorsed from ''AB Woodgate/''Z'' Coy., M.G.C./Black Sea Army'' with A.P.O. Y2 c.d.s. with Y1 on reverse, the last day of free military use from Constantinople. Photo.
1114 | £900
France: A comprehensive collection in two Davo albums, incl. 1869 5f. used, 1870 Bordeaux 4c. and 80c. used, Peace and Commerce issues to 5d. used, 1900-06 2f. used, 1918 Red Cross 15c. + 5c. mint and used, 1923 Bordeaux 1f. mint, 1925 Paris Exhibition miniature sheet mint, 1927 Strasbourg miniature sheet mint, 1936 Air 50f. on rose used, 1936 South Atlantic 10f. used, 1937 PEXIP miniature sheet mint, and a good range of later issues to 1999, etc., varied condition. Ex Stevenson. (many 100s)
1548 | £550
Morocco Agencies: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1898-1900 to 2p. (2), 1903-05 to 2p., 1905-06 to 2p., 10c. block of four, British Currency 1907-13 to 2s.6d. (3), 1914-31 to 2s.6d. (6) and 5s., 1935-37 to 5s., 1949 to 5s., Spanish Currency 1907-12 to 12p. on 10s., 1914-26 3p. on 2s.6d. (4), 6p. on 5s. (2) and 12p. on 10s., French Currency, Tangier 1949 to 10s., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1979 £380
Tonga: 1920-35 Die Proof of Queen Salote head vignette, printed in black on thin glazed card (41 x 51mm). Photo.
297 | £420
Australian States: New South Wales: Cancellations: A collection of postmarks in a stockbook, incl. range of numerals, c.d.s's, T.P.O's (18), etc., some on piece, mixed condition. (100s)
703 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Army Post Office in Constantinople 1918-20: 1919, 1920, four stampless On Active Service p.p.c's and one cover to England, each showing ''RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP/NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED'' (two types) cancelled on arrival in London, having been placed in closed R.N. bags and passed to Army P.O. in Constantinople for transmission, the cover enclosing letter on H.M.S. ''Marlborough'' letterhead.
1115 | £920
France: Neatly written up collection from 1849 to 2004 in twelve Collecta and two other binders contained in two cartons with issues to 1940 used in varied condition incl. 1849-52 to 1f., 1923 Bordeaux Exhibition 1f. used on Exhibition printed envelope, 1938 6f. booklet, Sinking Fund values, 1936 Air 50f. green and 1936 Banknote 50f., later issues virtually complete unmounted mint, Airs, British Intelligence Forgeries, Red Cross booklets from 1952, colour trials, épreuves de luxe, exhibition labels, stationery, also a few other items incl. Portugal 1940 Centenaries miniature sheet unmounted mint, etc. (many 100s)
1549 | £500
Morocco Agencies: A used collection on leaves, incl. Gibraltar Issues overprinted values to 2p., British Currency 1907-13 to 2s.6d. (2, one on piece), 1914-31 to 5s., 1935-37 5s., 1949 to 5s., Spanish Currency 1907-12 to 12p. on 10s. (2, one on piece), French Currency, Tangier, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
1980 £130
Tonga: 1920-49 Definitive issues, 1920-35 1/2d., 11/2d. (2), 21/2d., 1942-49 set (the 2s.6d. and 5s. in strips of three), all perfined ''SPECIMEN'', with gum, good to fine. Photo.
298 | £800
Australian States: Queensland: A collection on leaves, from 1860 to 1909, incl. Chalon values to 5s. mint and used, 1d. with pre-printing paper fold, 1880 1/2d. on 1d. mint and used, 1882-95 to 10s. and £1 unused and used, 1900 Anglo-Boer War Fund set mint, 1907-11 10s. mint, £1 used, Officials, stamp duty to 10s., impressed duty, beer duty, etc., mixed condition. (129)
705 £140
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Army Post Office in Constantinople 1918-20: British Army P.O., Imperial rates, 91/2d. registered rate (6 additional oz.) 1919 (Aug. 2) censored cover to London franked unoverprinted 1/2d., 11/2d., 21/2d. (3), with boxed ''CENSORED BY/MILITARY AUTHORITY'' handstamp in violet numbered 1, provisional registration label showing A.P.O. c.d.s., and with two fine red wax seals of Banque Nationale de Turquie on reverse, vertical fold and slight toning, also 61/2d. registered rate (1 additional oz.) Banque d'Athènes envelope (slight faults) to London franked 1/2d. (3), 1d., 2d. (2) and with provisional registration label. (2 covers) Photo.
1116 | £1800
France: An accumulation in thirteen albums, early to modern, incl. Napoleon, Ceres, Peace and Commerce, Blanca, Mouchon, Merson, Sower issues, 1927 Air set mint, 1936 Air 50f. used on piece, wide range of Colonies, etc., also some Monaco with 1885 1f. unused, 1891 to 5f. mint, 1901-21 5f. mauve mint, and Andorra, mixed condition. (100s)
1550 | £190
Morocco Agencies: A group of covers, postal stationery and postcards from 1892 to 1941, incl. cancellation interest with Fez, Mogadir, etc. (20)
1981 | £1650
Tonga: 1920-49 Queen Salote, a collection in an album and on leaves, incl. 21/2d. imperforate composite proof with frame in blue with head cut-out and affixed, 1s. imperforate sample proof pair in black and green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 2d. to 1s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 2d. to 1s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' with extra 21/2d. perfined, affixed to page from Tunisian archives, re-cuts, varieties, shades, multiples, range of covers with registered, censored, cancellations, etc. (few 100s)
299 £85
Australian States: Queensland: Railway Stamps: A collection on leaves, incl. 1897 Mulgrave Tramway 3d., mixed condition. (23)
707 £260
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Army Post Office in Constantinople 1918-20: British Army P.O., 1919 (Nov.) to 1920 (June) seven 2d. black Forces registered envelopes (RPF1) size G from correspondence to Manchester, additionally franked for single (4), double (2) or triple rates, two with reintroduced provisional registration label showing A.P.O. c.d.s., scarce usage. Photo.
1117 | £480
France: An accumulation in two stockbooks and loose, incl. 1946-47 Air sets unmounted mint (8), 1949-50 1,000f. unmounted mint, booklets, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1552 | £320
Nauru: A collection in an album, incl. 1916-23 type 1 to 1s. and type 2 to 2d. mint, type 3 2s.6d. mint (3) and used, 1924-28 to 10s. mint and used on both greyish and white paper, etc., slightly mixed condition. (94)
1982 £90
Tonga: 1923-24 ''TWO PENCE'' Surcharges, 2d. on 1s. black and red-brown, watermark upright, mint pair [R. 3/5-4/6], one showing no hyphen before ''TAHA'', a few small tone spots and adhesions on gum. R.P.S. certificate (1993) S.G. 67, a, cat. £450. Photo.
300 | £450
Australian States: Queensland: Cancellations: A collection of postmarks in a stockbook, incl. Mount Larcom pen cancellation and T.P.O. No. 3 c.d.s. on 2d. blue, examples (3) of the eight bar ''BNG'' of Port Moresby, nine bar ''BNG'' of Samarai on 2d. pair on piece, range of numerals, c.d.s's, T.P.O's, straight line registered, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
709 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Army Post Office in Constantinople 1918-20: 1920 printed P.O.W. entire with message from Turkish Nationalist politician Hadji Adil Bey, former Speaker of the Ottoman Parliament, detained in Polverista Camp, Malta addressed to his wife in Constantinople c/o the British High Commission with ''FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR/P C/5/ MALTA'' cachet in violet, then in reuse. Photo.
1118 | £520
France: An early to middle period collection in a binder, incl. range of imperfs. with multiples, Sowers, Peace and Commerce issues to 5f. used, Mersons to 5f. used, postage dues, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1553 | £290
Nauru: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1916-23 to 1s. (2), 1/2d. to 2d. with overprint at centre, De la Rue 5s. and 10s., Waterlow 2s.6d., 1942-48 to 10s. on greyish and on white paper, then complete to 1966, etc., slightly mixed condition. (86)
1983 | £320
Tonga: 1923-24 ''TWO PENCE'' Surcharges, a collection on leaves, incl. 2d. on 1s. mint block of four, range of covers with 1924 cover to Samoa, franked by 2d. on 5d., 2d. on 71/2d., 2d. on 10d., 1924 cover, registered to England, franked by complete set, etc. (252 stamps, 9 covers)
301 £400
Australian States: South Australia: 1886-96 50s. to £20 (incl. both £5) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', most with gum, slightly mixed condition. Photo.
710 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, Range of issues cancelled by B.P.O. Smyrna c.d.s's or Smyrna registered oval during Greek administration, with multiples and several on pieces, with ''LEVANT'' and Turkish Currency overprints, British Currency with values to 2s.6d. (2), 5s., poor to fine. (160)
1119 | £320
France: A mainly used collection in six albums, early to modern, incl. small range of imperfs., Ceres, Napoleon, Peace and Commerce issues, Colonies with Algeria, Cameroon, Comoros, Dahomey, Indo-China, Madagascar, Morocco, New Caledonia, Réunion, Sudan, etc., also some Andorra, Monaco, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1554 | £180
Nauru: A mint selection, incl. 1916-23 De La Rue 5s. and 10s., 1937-48 on shiny paper set, etc., mixed condition. (48)
1988 | £110
Tonga: 1962 Centenary of Emancipation, a collection in a folder and on leaves (incl. Government Gazette announcement), proofs of Postage overprint in red, setting of thirty on wove paper, minor varieties, plate blocks and strips, 1s. with inverted overprint used on cover, 5s. with inverted overprint mint, set in complete or part sheets, etc. (few 100s)
302 | £950
Australian States: South Australia: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of imperfs. to 1s., later Q.V. issues to £1, range of Officials with departmentals, perfins, a few railways and revenues, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
711 £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, Turkish Currency Period, (Apr. 5) single rate censored cover to Liverpool franked 1913 1pi. on 21/2d. cobalt-blue cancelled B.P.O. Smyrna and resealed by ''OPENED BY/CENSOR./5745'' label, the earliest commercial date, scarce. Photo.
1120 | £380
France: A collection in varied condition in a stockbinder and on leaves with duplicated used selection incl. Peace and Commerce 1876-85 type i 1c. (3) and 2c., later to 5f. (3), 1918 Red Cross 15c. + 15c. (3), Charities, Airs, also collection of Postage Dues, etc. (100s)
1557 | £170
New Guinea: German New Guinea surcharged 1914 (Oct.)-15 6mm. apart ''G.R.I.'' 2d. on 10pf., 2d. on 20pf., 21/2d. on 10pf., ''G.R.I.'' 5mm. apart 1d. on 3pf. with straight top serif, 1pf. on 5pf., 2d. on 20pf., stamps of German Marshall Islands 1914 2d. on 10pf., 2d. on 20pf., mint, mainly fine. S.G. 3, 4, 5, 16c, 17, 19, 52, 53, cat. £554.
1991 | £1150
Tonga: An accumulation in four albums, leaves and loose, incl. 1938 Accession set and 1944 Jubilee set perfined ''SPECIMEN'', 1947 U.P.U. Congress in Paris, presentation folder with 1942-49 set, 1963 Gold Coin 10d. and 1s.1d. proofs in gold, 1987 Siv'a'alo Canoe Race 57s. horizontal row of four with central 'progressive' stamp printed in two colours only, one stamp showing variety value omitted [R. 3/2], good range of later issues with ''SPECIMEN'' overprints, modern proofs, Officials with 1962 5s. on 1967 cover, 1967 1p. on 5s. two mint pairs, one of each with ''AIRMAIL'' above ''OFFICIAL'', etc. (100s)
303 £140
Australian States: South Australia: Revenues: Stamp Duty 1902 £10 gold and green, used, rubbing to design at bottom left but rare. H&G 13, cat. £750. Photo.
712 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, Turkish Currency Period, (Apr. 26) censored cover to Philadelphia franked 1pi. on 21/2d. cancelled B.P.O. Smyrna and resealed by ''OPENED BY/CENSOR./4191'' label with June 9 private receiving mark, also 1913 1pi. on 21/2d. (2) cancelled ''20 MR/19'' or ''23 AP/19'', 1912 2pi. on 5d. with ''19 AP 19'' registered oval adhesives. Photo.
1121 | £120
France: A selection in an album and loose, incl. 1907 Military Frank 10c. with overprint inverted mint, 1922 War Orphans set mint, also Colonies with Djibouti 1894-1902 to 5f. mint, etc. (100s)
1558 £60
New Guinea: German New Guinea surcharged 1914 (Dec.)-15 6mm apart ''G.R.I.'' 21/2d. on 20pf. ultramarine, tied to piece by complete light 1915 (Mar. 1) Rabaul oval datestamp, fine. S.G. 6, cat. £225.
1994 £170
Tonga: Officials: 1893 (Feb.) ''G.F.B.'' Overprint 2d., 4d. and 1s. set of imperforate plate proofs in issued ultramarine with overprint in red, each in a vertical pair. S.G. O2p, O3p, O5p. Photo.
305 | £1050
Australian States: Tasmania: A used collection in an album, incl. 1853 1d. (four margins), 4d. (2), 1855 2d. (2), 4d. (2), 1856-57 1d., 2d., 4d., later imperfs. to 1s., 1870-71 4d. unused, 1891 1/2d. orange imperf. pair, 1892-99 to £1 used, a few newspaper stamps, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
713 £80
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, Turkish Currency Period, (Apr. 26) double rate censored cover to Liverpool franked 1pi. on 21/2d. bright blue pair cancelled B.P.O. Smyrna and resealed by ''OPENED BY/CENSOR./P.W.510'' P.O.W. label (deleted), with May 17 private receiving mark, scarce. Photo.
1122 | £190
France: A mainly early to middle period dealer's stock of covers in a box, incl. range of Colonies, mixed condition. (many 100s)
1559 | £550
New Guinea: A collection on leaves, incl. Australian Occupation with 1914-15 to 5d. on 50pf. mint, 1915 Kawieng (Deutsch-Neuguinea) unused (toning), 1915-16 £1 chocolate and dull blue mint, 1931 Air values to 10s. mint, 1932-34 to £1, 1932-34 Air to 10s. mint, a few Officials with 1932-34 values to 5s. mint, German New Guinea 1897-99 set mint, etc., mixed condition. (180)
1995 £120
Tonga: Officials: 1893 (Feb.) ''G.F.B.'' Overprint 2d. in a mint block of nine, a few minor creases, otherwise fine and scarce multiple. S.G. O2, cat. £360+. Photo.
306 | £170
Australian States: Tasmania: Revenues: A selection on leaves, incl. Stamp Duty 1900 2s. with value double mint, 1904-08 to 5s. with 6d. (2) used, Beer Duty 1880 1s.3d. used, 1881 4s.6d. used, etc., mixed condition. (35)
715 £520
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, Registered mail, a range of covers variously addressed and franked comprising five at 41/2d. single rate incl. 1912 1pi. on 3d. brown (RP28) envelope size G used 1920 to Cyprus with added 21/2d., two at 6d. rate incl. 1919 (July 7) to London with 1/2d. (2), 21/2d. pair and scarce pre-War etiquette (both lines lower case), three at 101/2d. rate for 4 additional oz. incl. one with framed ''AR'', Imperial single rate 1920 to Birmingham, and two at 5d. double Imperial rate incl. very early cover 1919 (June 6) to London with pre-War etiquette, some staining, mainly fair to fine. (13 covers) Photo.
1123 £110
France: Designer's Engravings, a group of designer's engravings (9) on copper artwork (limited editions of 500 each), Albert Decaris 1981 special printing from the original die proof of the 1935 3f.50 St.-Trophime d'Arles, 1994 50th Anniversary of Liberation special sheet printing and 1998 75th Anniversary of Sarah Bernhardt souvenir sheet, mainly fine. (12)
1560 | £620
New Guinea: A collection on leaves, incl. 1914 (Oct. 17) locally addressed envelope franked by 2d. on 10pf. used on the first day, 1915-16 watermark 6 £1 mint, 1925-27 to 10s. and 1931 to 10s. mint (partly stuck-down), also some German New Guinea, etc., mixed condition. (205)
1996 £85
Tonga: Officials: 1893 (Dec.) Surcharges, 1/2d. on 1d. mint block of twelve (6 x 2) from the right of the pane, one has small thin, otherwise fine. S.G. O6. Photo.
308 | £1150
Australian States: Victoria: A mainly used collection in an album, incl. range of 'Half Lengths' to 3d. used, later issues to 5s. used, 1886-96 to £9 used (top values fiscal), 1897 Diamond Jubilee set used, 1900 Boer War set mint, Officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
716 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, 21/2d. letter rate, 1919 (July 7) to 1922 (Sept. 4) thirteen single rate covers variously addressed bearing unoverprinted 21/2d. or other composed frankings incl. overprints, 4d. double rate 1920 to Alexandria and 1922 to Alexandria, fair to fine. (15 covers)
1124 | £420
France: Ephemera, a collection on leaves and loose, incl. Charity labels with booklets, newspapers, passports, revenues, share certificates, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1563 | £820
New Hebrides: A collection in a stockbook, incl. 1897 New Hebrides Company 1d. and 2d. labels mint and used, English Inscriptions 1908 to 1s. mint and used, 1911 to 5s. mint, 1938 to 10f. mint and used, French Inscriptions 1913 to 5f. mint, 1938 to 10f. mint and used, 1941 to 10s., etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1997 £520
Tonga: Officials: 1893 (Dec.) Surcharges, 71/2d. on 8d., used on 1893 (Oct. 23) O.H.M.S. envelope, registered to San Francisco, tied by Nukualofa c.d.s., with German Apia registration etiquette, tied by violet oval ''REGISTERED AT/NUKUALOFA, TONGA'', some toning, scarce. Photo.
309 | £600
Australian States: Victoria: A mainly mint selection from 1873 to 1900 in varied condition on leaves incl. 1873-87 to 2s., 1885 overprinted ''STAMP DUTY'' 3d. to 2s., 1885-95 to 2s. (2, both shades), 1886-96 to 1s. 6d. (both), 1896-1900 to 5d., etc. (42)
717 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, Unoverprinted stationery, 1915 2d. black Forces registered envelope (RPF1) size G, used 1919 (Nov. 1) to Alexandria with added 1pi. on 21/2d., oval datestamps and ''R'' in oval, Nov. 13 arrival on reverse. Photo.
1125 | £320
France: Exhibitions, a collection of covers, cards and some stamps on leaves and loose, incl. Philatelic Exhibitions, special cards and cancellations, Congresses, label, 1900 (Aug. 23) printed Universal Exposition in Paris envelope, 1929 Le Havre 1f. special stamp booklet, 1949 CITEX Cérès 10f. epreuve (2, one signed), etc. Ex Stevenson. (228 items)
1565 £1700
New Zealand: 1862-64 Watermark Large Star, imperf. 1d., 2d., 6d. and 1s. unused, 3d. and 6d. with part original gum, each with four margins, mainly fine. Photo.
1998 | £780
Tonga: Officials: 1962 Centenary of Emancipation, a collection in an album, incl. proofs of Postage overprint in red, setting of thirty on wove paper (3) and twenty-five, proof of ''OFFICIAL/AIR MAIL'' sheet of forty in black, used set, varieties with £1 with ''OFFICIAI'' used, 2d., 5d. and 1s. in mint blocks of nine, centre stamp in each with ''OFFICIAI'', etc. (91)
310 | £90
Australian States: Victoria: Railway Stamps: A selection on leaves, incl. 1887 1d. to 1s., mixed condition. (13)
720 £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, 1/2d. printed paper rate, three examples, comprising 1919 (Dec. 13) cover to London and 1921 (July 25) p.p.c. to Belgium franked unoverprinted 1/2d., and 1920 (Dec. 8) unoverprinted 1/2d. stationery envelope (EP54) size E used to Rome.
1126 | £750
France: Pneumatic Post and Telegrams, a collection of covers and cards in an album, leaves and loose, incl. 1870-71 rare original pigeon pellicule on collodion film, a very comprehensive range of unused and used postal stationery with cards, letter cards with 1879 75c. unused, 1902 60c. on 1f. used, envelopes, money order 1884 30c. + 30c. unused, Private Telegrams, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1566 £1400
New Zealand: 1864-71 Watermark Large Star, perf. 121/2, 1d., 2d., 3d., 4d. deep rose, 4d. yellow, 6d., 1s., 1871-79 1d., 2d., 6d., unused or with small part original gum, mixed condition. (9) Photo.
1999 £380
Tonga: Officials: 1962 Centenary 5s. in an unmounted mint block of six from the top right corner of the sheet, one showing variety ''MAII'' for ''MAIL'', faintly toned gum, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. O14a, S.G. £1,175. Photo.
311 £650
Australian States: Victoria: Revenues: Stamp Duty, a selection, incl. 1879-97 values to £5 (2), £6, £7, £8, £9, £10, £25 and £50 etc., also Relief Tax 1930 £100, mixed condition. (70)
722 £110
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, Unoverprinted stationery, 1920 (Aug. 27), 1920 Provisional 3d. brown + 1d. carmine registered envelope (RP32) size G used to Leeds with added 1/2d., 11/2d. paying double weight to Leeds, oval datestamps and ''R'' in oval, London Sept. 25 transit. Photo.
1127 | £400
France: Postal Stationery, a comprehensive unused and used collection on leaves and loose, incl. a good range of formula cards, postcards, letter cards, envelopes, commemorative stationery, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1567 £180
New Zealand: 1865 (Oct. 18) pink envelope to London bearing 1864-71 perf. 121/2 2d. blue pair and 6d. red brown tied Dunedin duplexes, London Paid dated Jan. 13 in red alongside, minor cover faults. Photo.
2000 | £260
Tonga: Officials: A selection comprising 1973 Commonwealth Games Air 1p.50 variety overprint double lower left corner marginal imprint block of four from the only known sheet (R.P.S. certificate, 1996), also a single with the same variety, 1974 Royal Marine Institute Air 35s. on 15s. variety black (''TONGA TONGA'') omitted with normal for comparison (R.P.S. certificate, 2002), 1980 Redrawn 5s. without foliage, face value in magenta, very rare commercial usage with Bananas 4s. on 1980 (May 6) airmail envelope from Ha'apai to the Secretary of the Bahá'i Faith Community in Nukualofa, and examples unused and commercially used on piece with Pineapple 20s., mainly fine. Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor.
313 £6000
Australian States: Western Australia: 1902-12 proofs for the 8d., 9d., 10d., 2s., 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., in issued colours on ungummed paper with printer's manuscript cross, irregular line perf. 121/2, a few minor faults, otherwise fine and unique. Ceremuga certificate for each value (2016). A.C.S.C. cat. $35,000. Photo.
723 £140
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, Unoverprinted stationery, 1920 (Sept. 24), 1920 31/2d. blue registered envelope (RP29) size F used to Leeds with registered oval datestamps and ''R'' in oval, added 1d. additionally tied by red London Oct. 4 transit. Only one other example of this size recorded to date. Photo.
1128 | £220
France: Postcards, a collection of picture postcards (approx. 300) in two cover albums with a few earlier types, Art Nouveau, W.W.I with silks, Comic, Topographical, 1937 Museum 55c. values used on two museum cards, etc.
1569 £200
New Zealand: 1874-78 First Sideface issue, 6d. stamp size die proof in black on glazed card and mounted on sunken card (45 x 50mm), fine. Photo.
2001 £200
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Local Stationery, 1891 1d. Envelope Letter: Die proof of 'collar' design in black on glazed paper (128 x 152mm), one of just six impressions taken from original boxwood woodcut. Photo.
314 | £580
Australian States: Western Australia: A collection on leaves, incl. 1854 1d. used (2), 1854-55 4d., 1s. (2) used, range of later Swan issues to 1s., 1902-11 values to £1 used, postal fiscals, Officials, ''WA'' perfins, a few revenues, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 200)
725 £230
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Post Office in Smyrna 1872-1914: 1919 Reopening of British Post Office, Unoverprinted stationery, 1921 (Sept. 23), 1920 4d. grey-green registered envelope (RP30) size H used to Massachussetts uprated by ''LEVANT'' 1912 1/2d. block of four for double weight, 1921 5d. orange (RP34) size G used 1922 (Sept. 16) to Norfolk showing ''AR'' in oval with London red Sept. 16 transit envelope, the item having been delayed in transit due to the collapse of the Greek administration, stained but scarce. (2 covers) Photo.
1130 | £270
France: An accumulation of pre-stamp and stampless covers in an album, leaves and loose, incl. range of straight line town stamps, rate marks, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1571 £210
New Zealand: 1882-1900 Second Sideface issue, 1/2d.,1d., 2d., 21/2d., 3d., 4d., 5d., 6d., 8d. and 1s., each handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' in violet, only the 1/2d. with gum. Photo.
2002 £260
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Local Stationery, 1891 1d. Envelope Letter: Examples unused (2) and used 1892 to Kolonga with Nukualofa c.d.s. of April 21 on reverse. A most attractive example of a very rare postal stationery item, fewer than ten commercially used items having been recorded. Photo.
317 £190
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark 10s. grey and pink, fine mint. S.G. 14, cat. £950. Photo.
727 | £75
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: Used study with a range of 1921 issues on pieces and five covers demonstrating rates and cancellations, incl. Turkish Currency 30pa. on 1/2d. (8, two paying printed paper rate on small 1921 (Dec. 20) cover to Birmingham) to 183/4pi. on 1s. (2), British Currency ''LEVANT'' values from 2d., to 6d. (block of four with slight faults and two pairs), 1s. with parcel cancellations, etc. (25 items)
1131 | £400
France: An accumulation of pre-stamp and early period covers, incl. range of Ceres and Napoleon issues, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 100)
1575 £260
New Zealand: 1902-07 6d. rose-carmine shade, perf. 11, mint horizontal pair, variety imperforate vertically, some slight gum disturbance, otherwise fine. S.G. 312ba, cat. £850. Photo.
2003 | £900
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: A collection in an album, incl. 1891 6d. size G unused (2), 1892 6d. size G (2) and H2 unused, 1893 (Jan.) 4d. size G (2) both used to Germany, 1893 (April) 4d. size G unused, 1908 3d. on 4d. size G unused, 1920 3d. size G used to Germany, etc. (42 items)
318 £1200
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark £1 brown and ultramarine mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 15, cat. £3,000. Photo.
728 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: Overprinted stationery, 1923 (Sept. 5), 1921 71/2pi. on 41/2d. puce registered envelope (RP38) size F (print code AR) used to Berlin with added 71/2pi. on 5d, redirected to Danzig with Danzig 5 two line magenta censor mark, transit and arrival c.d.s's on reverse, very scarce. Photo.
1132 £100
France: 1865 cover to Paris, franked by 1853-61 10c. and 40c. tied by 'ancre' with red boxed ''PAQUEBOTS/DE LA/MEDITERRANEE'' (twice) and ''GODAVERY'' Paquebot c.d.s., attractive. Photo.
1576 £90
New Zealand: 1904 (Nov. 25) picture postcard to England showing Waikiki, bearing 1d. carmine tied ''N.Z. MARINE P.O./25 NOV 1904/R.M.S. VENTURA'' cancellation in orange. Photo.
2004 £260
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1892 (Mar. 30) 6d. envelope, 1891 size G, used to Germany bearing 1887 2d. pale violet, perf. 12 x 111/2, tied by ''F-I/NUKUALOFA'' duplex, with pale Nukualofa first type registration cachet (numbered ''103'' in ms.) in violet at left, ''R'' in circle, Apr. 5 Auckland transit, backstamped Braunschweig May 16 arrival, slightly trimmed and stained. H&G 1. Photo.
319 £1850
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark £2 black and rose mint lower marginal example, toning and bent corner perf. otherwise fine. S.G. 16, cat. £6,500. Photo.
730 £240
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: 1920 (July-Sept.) U.P.U. rates, ten covers or cards and one front with unoverprinted G.B. issues cancelled British P.O. Constantinople single ring or British A.P.O. double ring, variously addressed with 1d. foreign postcard rate, 21/2d. foreign letter rate (one double weight), 41/2d. registered rate (2, one to New York sent Sept. 27 with A.P.O. c.d.s. last day of use) and 6d. double weight, also cancelled adhesives and frankings on pieces with values to 10s. (2), fair to fine.
1134 | £620
France: The Franco-Prussian War 1870-71, A selection of Ballon Monté covers written up on leaves, comprising 1870 (Sept. 29) Les Etats-Unis cover to England, franked 30c. tied by indistinct étoile, with Paris rue Cardinal Lemoine Sept. 26 c.d.s. and small boxed ''PD'' alongside; 1870 (Sept. 30) Celeste cover to Belgium, franked 30c. tied by étoile 46, with Paris rue de Palestro Sept. 29 c.d.s., small boxed ''PD'' alongside, Ostende Oct. 13 arrival on reverse; 1870 (Oct. 7) Armand Barbès cover to Belgium, franked 30c. tied indistinct étoiles, with Paris rue d'Enghien Oct. 4 c.d.s. alongside, Brussels Oct. 13 arrival on reverse; 1870 (Dec. 4) Franklin form letter to Naples franked 40c. tied étoile 8 (stamp with tone spots), with Paris rue d'Antin c.d.s., small boxed ''PD'', Turin transit and Naples arrival on reverse; 1870 Parmentier La Dépêche No. 14 letter journal to France franked 20c. tied indistinct étoile, with Paris (6) Dec. 16 c.d.s. alongside; 1870 (Dec. 22) Lavoisier La Gazette des Absents letter journal to France franked 20c. tied étoile 3, with Paris Pl. de la Madeleine Dec. 19 c.d.s. alongside and indistinct arrival on reverse; 1871 (Jan. 15) Kepler envelope to Belgium franked 30c. tied indistinct étoile with Paris Jan. 10 c.d.s. alongside; also an unofficial ballon monté form, mixed condition. (8 items)
1579 £190
New Zealand: 1915-30 Recess, 3d. colour trial die proof in green on wove paper (117 x 80mm), fine. Photo.
2005 £190
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1892 (Mar. 31) 6d. envelope, 1891 size G, used to New Zealand bearing 1887 2d. pale violet, perf. 12 x 111/2, tied by ''F-I/NUKUALOFA'' duplex, Apr. 5 Auckland transit, backstamped Russell Apr. 6 arrival, slightly stained. H&G 3. Photo.
320 £450
Australia: 1915 Second Watermark 5s. grey and yellow, fine mint. S.G. 30, cat. £1,000. Photo.
731 £420
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: 1920 (Sept.)-1921 (June) U.P.U. rates, 26 covers, cards etc. with unoverprinted G.B. issues cancelled British P.O. Constantinople double ring, variously addressed and rated incl. 1/2d. printed paper, 1d. foreign postcard incl. unoverprinted stationery card (CP73) and ''LEVANT'' overprint (CP62, horizontal fold but interesting message), 21/2d. foreign letter (two double weight), registered incl. three with provisional registration label, 41/2d. single rate incl. 2d. black Forces registered envelope (RPF1, front only) and scarce 2d. black+2d. orange provisional registered envelope (RP31) used 1920 (Oct. 23) with added 1/2d. to Bradford, 6d. double weight (4) and 1921 (May 2) large cover to Sweden at 1s.3d. rate, also cancelled adhesives and frankings on pieces with values to 2s.6d., 5s.(3), 10s. incl. 5s. (2) and 10s. cancelled two line ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/CONSTANTINOPLE'', etc., fair to fine.
1135 | £120
France: The Franco-Prussian War 1870-71, Ballons Montés, 1870 (Dec. 19) entire to Calvados, franked by 1870-71 Cérès 20c. tied by Paris Star, 1871 (Jan. 10) ''Lettre-Journal'' used to Cette, franked by 1863-70 20c. (corner fault), a 'Mrs. Simpson' forgery, and three other items. Ex Stevenson.
1580 £200
New Zealand: 1915-30 Recess, 3d. coloured die proof in vermilion on unwatermarked wove paper (34 x 50mm.), with blobs of colour below to test the depth of the engraving. S.G. 420 P. Photo.
2006 £250
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1892 (May 18) 6d. envelope, 1891 size H, used to Germany bearing 1887 2d. pale violet, perf. 12 x 111/2, tied by ''NUKUALOFA'' c.d.s. H&G 3a. Photo.
321 £780
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark £1 chocolate and dull blue, mint, reperforated at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 44a, cat. £3,000. Photo.
732 £240
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: 1920 (Dec.) to 1921 (Aug.), Imperial rates with unoverprinted G.B. issues cancelled British P.O. Constantinople double ring, covers (5) at 1/2d. printed paper, 31/2d. (2, one to U.S.A.), registered 61/2d. (with provisional registration label) and 81/2d. (franked ''CL'' perfin 2d. (3), 21/2d.) rates, 4d. grey-green registered envelope (RP30) size H (vertical fold) with added 2d. (3) paying 10d. 5oz. rate, also frankings on pieces (4), fair to fine. (10 items)
1136 | £80
France: Military mail, 1871 to 1958, a selection of covers and cards, incl. a good range of cachets, W.W.I, censored mail, etc. (58 items)
1583 £100
New Zealand: 1915-30 Recess, 6d. carmine, plate no. ''23'' (one with rounded corner) and plate no. ''38'' (lower left stamp thinned) blocks of four mint with slight creasing in margins but scarce. Photo.
2007 £160
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1893 (Oct. 24) 4d. envelope, 1893 (Apr.) size G, used to Auckland bearing 1893 surcharged in carmine 21/2d. on 2d. green, tied by Haapai c.d.s. with November 9 arrival. Photo.
322 £900
Australia: 1915-28 Third Watermark £2 black and rose, mint, centred to lower left, a few lightly toned perfs. at right, otherwise fine. S.G. 45, cat. £5,000. Photo.
733 £220
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: Overprinted stationery, 1921 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelope (RP34) size F (print code MP) used at double rate to Dorset with added 33/4pi. on 21/2d. and 71/2pi. on 5d., size G (KP) to Danzig with 71/2pi. on 5d., size H (FP) with adhesive removed, and size K (GP) with added 71/2pi. on 5d. and 15pi. on 10d., both to London (4 items) Photo.
1137 £130
France: 1872 (Dec. 16) entire from Cairo to France, franked by 1871-76 80c., cancelled by large figures ''5119'' lozenge, red boxed ''PAQUEBOTS/DE LA/MEDITERRANEE'' and ''LE CAIRE/BAU. FRANCAIS'' c.d.s. Photo.
1588 | £160
New Zealand: 1933 Health 1d. + 1d., a mint selection in a small stockbook, incl. retouches, flaws, multiples, etc. (59). S.G. 553.
2008 £300
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1894 (Aug.15) 4d. envelope, 1893 (Apr.) size G, used to London bearing 1893 surcharged in black 21/2d. on 2d. green (2) tied by Nukulaofa c.d.s. with London transit of October 13 arrival alongside. Photo.
323 | £200
Australia: 1918-23 11/2d. black-brown left pane of sixty stamps with full Harrison imprint showing a range of varieties, some perf. separation and one stamp with tone spot, otherwise fine. (62)
735 £260
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: 1921 (Aug.) Introduction of Piastre rates, transitional period, seven variously addressed covers or cards incl. 41/2pi. foreign postcard, 71/2pi. letter and 15pi. registered rates, unoverprinted frankings incl. 3d. letter rate, registered cover to London with ''CL'' perfin 1/2d. (2), 11/2d. (7) paying 111/2d. rate, stampless postcard with ''T'' charge mark, cancelled adhesives (some on pieces) and (Dec. 13) underpaid cover to London bearing (invalid) unoverprinted 21/2d. pair, charged ''T/100c (ms. )'' and with G.B. 1d. postage due, good to fine. (17 items)
1139 | £150
France: Machine Cancellations, 1887 to 2000, a collection of covers and cards in an album, on leaves and loose, incl. Bickerdike, Daguin, Krag, Universal, a very good range of slogans, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1594 £550
New Zealand: 1953-59 11/2d., 2d., 3d. and 6d. imperforate proofs in issued colours, affixed to Bradbury Wilkinson card (113 x 152mm), endorsed ''AS SUBMITTED 15-3-55'' and ''Approved for die'' also ''3d. no change of colour'', fine. Photo.
2009 | £1250
Tonga: Postal Stationery: A group of registered envelopes, comprising 1895 (July 11) 4d. envelope, 1893 (Apr.) size H2, addressed to Capt. Herrold near Auckland endorsed ''Per S S Oralau/& Monowai/via Samoa'' bearing 1895 (May) surcharge set of four values, some perf. toning, tied by ''NEIAFU/VAVAU'' c.d.s's, with lightly struck July 27 arrival backstamp (Ex Peach), 1898 (Nov. 23) 4d. envelope, 1893 (Apr.) size G, from Nukualofa to Switzerland addressed by Chief Postmaster William Campbell bearing 1897 Pictorial 1/2d., 2d. and 10d. (closed tear at foot) with New York registration label alongside, San Francisco, New York and Bern Jan. 1 1899 arrival backstamps, 1906 (Oct. 2) 4d. envelope, 1901 (Mar.) size G, used from Nukualofa to Auckland bearing 1897 Pictorial 6d. pair with registration oval at left, Oct. 10 arrival on reverse, 1938 (July 18) 3d. envelope size G in dark blue, scarce inter-island usage to Nukulaofa bearing 1d. just tied by Vavau c.d.s. with uncancelled 1/2d. below and registration label at left, and 1943 (Jan. 14) 3d. envelope size G in blue, used from Nukualofa to New South Wales bearing 1/2d. (2), 1d., 11/2d. and 2d., twice censored with octagonal and diamond marks, resealed with type L3.2 ''OPENED BY EXAMINER/WW/2'' and Australian labels, slightly mixed condition. H&G 7, 8, 9, 21, 21a. Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor.
324 £60
Australia: 1926-30 perf. 131/2 x 121/2 11/2d., two mint Ash imprint strips of three, one showing void corner and the other showing the variety corrected, fine with stamps unmounted. Photo.
736 £250
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: Registered rates, 15pi. single rate variously composed by Turkish Currency issues on covers (4) to Egypt, Greece, Sweden and Switzerland, 183/4 double rate on covers (2) to England and Egypt, also unusual 1923 registered letter receipt and registered airmail cover (with etiquette) to Teheran franked 15pi. on 10d. with ''LEVANT'' 1d., 5d. for airmail rate. (8 items) Photo.
1141 | £600
France: An accumulation of mainly covers and cards, incl. 1928 Sinking Fund 1f.50 + 8f.50., range of cancellations, military mail, advertising envelopes, Postage dues, instructional markings, censor covers, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1597 £130
New Zealand: 1975-81 Roses 3c., 4c. and Queen Elizabeth 10c. all variety imperforate, in a fine unmounted mint pairs. Photo.
2012 £270
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1920 (Mar. 20) 3d. envelope, 1920 size G, used from Nukualofa unusually to Wenchow, China bearing 1897 Pictorial 1d. and 21/2d. with registration oval and Shanghai Apr. 16 c.d.s. at left, Wenchow arrival on reverse. H&G 19. Photo.
325 £1200
Australia: 1929-30 Small Multiple Watermark £2 black and rose, mint lower marginal example, centred to lower left, fine. S.G. 114, cat. £4,500. Photo.
737 £95
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: 1922 Chanak Crisis, p.p.c. to Guernsey headed ''Constantinople/16-10-22'', sender writes ''We are off the boat now and in barracks'', franked G.B. 11/2d. cancelled Oct. 17 Field Post Office 14 c.d.s., the 2d. postcard rate having been reduced on May 29. Photo.
1142 | £420
France: An accumulation of mainly covers and cards in two albums, leaves and loose, incl. advertising envelopes, censored mail, cancellations, Express mail, T.P.O's, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
1599 £190
New Zealand: 1979-80 14c. on 10c. variety surcharge inverted, fine unmounted mint from the top of the sheet. S.G. 1202b, cat. £375, EC NZ2404SVb. Photo.
2013 | £300
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Post Cards: 1906 Pictorial 1d. issue, numbers 1 (2), 2, 3 (2), 4, 6, 7 (3), 9, 10 unused ad 2, 3 (2), 4 (2), 5, 6, 7, 8 (3, also one overprinted ''SPECIMEN''), 10 used, fair to fine.
326 £270
Australia: 1931-36 Watermark Crown C of A £1 grey, mint lower marginal example with part Ash imprint, fine. S.G. 137, cat. £650. Photo.
738 £200
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: Indian Expeditionary Force, mint and used selection with F.P.O. 400 (main P.O. for remaining troops after closure of British A.P.Os on Nov. 30 1920) with 1921 (Jan. 17) p.p.c. to England franked I.E.F. 1a. cancelled single ring, 1922 (May 5) cover to Galata franked I.E.F. 2a. and (Dec. 9) underpaid to Zurich with I.E.F. 1/2a., 2a., cancelled double rings (with Swiss 15c. postage due), also civilian use 1920 (June 18) two p.p.c's to France franked unoverprinted G.B. 1d. and 1/2d. pair respectively cancelled F.P.O. 409 double ring, and 1922 (Apr.) envelope to London unusually franked unoverprinted India 2a. cancelled F.P.O. 415 double ring etc.
1143 | £1600
French Colonies: A mainly mint collection of 1940s issues in varied condition in an album incl. Cameroon 1940 de Gaulle overprinted set to 20f. (both), 1940 and 1941 Spitfire Fund surcharge sets, 1941 Hospital Fund pair used, Equatorial Africa 1940 de Gaulle overprinted ''LIBRE'' 30c. to 20f. set in blocks with lower pairs unmounted, pairs and singles, Afrique Française Libre overprinted Air 10f. on 2f.50., 1943 Free French Funds postage pair, French Somali Coast 1942 overprinted set (top values marginal unmounted), French Indian Settlements with 1941 Paris Exhibition set and miniature sheet overprinted, Madagascar, New Caledonia 1941 overprinted set to 20f. in marginal pairs (unmounted), New Hebrides 1941 Postage and Postage Due overprinted sets (2), French Polynesia, St. Pierre et Miquelon 1941 overprinted in red 10c. to 20f. on 90c., etc. (100s)
1600 | £1300
New Zealand: A collection in ten boxed albums and loose, incl. Chalons to 1s. used, 1878 5s. mint, 1892-1900 to 1s. used, 1906 Christchurch Exhibition set mint, 1913 Auckland Exhibition 3d. and 6d. used with parcel cancellations, 1969 to 2008 largely complete unmounted mint, booklets, miniature sheets, postal fiscals, Life Insurance Department, Officials, postage dues, Health stamps largely complete with 1931 set used and 1957 to 1966 sheetlets mint, also wide range of cinderellas, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2014 | £400
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Post Cards: 1911 Pictorial 1d. issue, views in black, numbers 1, 5, 7 unused, 1 (3), 5 (3), 7, 8, 9, 10 used, views in sepia with 2, 3 (2, one overprinted ''SPECIMEN''), 4, 5 (2), 6, 9, 10 unused, 1, 4, 6, 10 used, good to fine.
327 £1450
Australia: 1931-36 Watermark Crown C of A £2 black and rose, mint, heavy hinge, otherwise fine. S.G. 138, cat. £4,250. Photo.
739 £350
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Reopened British Post Office in Constantinople 1920-23: Overprinted stationery, 1923 (Aug. 6), 1921 71/2pi. on 41/2d. puce registered envelope (RP38) size H (print code LQ) used to France with added 33/4pi. on 21/2d. and 71/2pi. on 5d., transit and Nancy arrival on c.d.s. on reverse, folded and slightly trimmed at left. The only recorded example. Photo.
1144 | £780
French Colonies: An accumulation in an album, on leaves and loose, incl. Algeria 1930 large presentation book with stamps affixed inside with 1926 set to 20f., 1927 War Charity set, 1930 Centenary set, French Indian Settlements, French Morocco, St. Pierre et Miquelon 1934 Cartier set mint, etc. Ex Stevenson. (100s)
1601 | £3500
New Zealand: A mint and used collection in four albums, incl. range of Chalons both imperf. and perf. to 1s., 1882-1900 range of perfs. to 1s. mint and used, 1898 to 5s. mint and 2s. used, 1899-1903 to 5s. mint (2) and used (2), range of 1d. Universals, 1902-07 values to 5s. mint and used, 1906 New Zealand Exhibition set mint, 1909-16 perf. 14 to 1s. mint, mixed perf. 3d. and 6d. pairs mint, 1913 Auckland Exhibition set mint, 1915-30 to 1s. (5), 1928-34 3s. mint, 1935036 to 3s. mint and used (3), 1936-42 to 3s. (4), range of Health issues with sheetlets, etc., later issues to 1980, mixed condition. (100s)
2015 | £230
Tonga: Postal Stationery: Letter Cards: 1911 11/2d., ''IF USED FOR TRANSMISSION ...'' inscription on reverse, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', also three used, 11/2d. ''SHOULD ANY OTHER MATTER ...'' inscription, unused.
328 £350
Australia: 1937-49 perf. 131/2 x 14 3d. irregular upper right corner block of 23, mint with seventeen stamps unmounted, and perf. 15 x 14 3d. upper right corner block of sixteen, left marginal block of six and block of nine unmounted mint, slightly mixed condition, fresh. Photo.
740 | £500
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issue, 1921: (Aug.) Specialised mainly mint, part plated study on leaves with shades, multiples and flaws, comprising 30pa. on 1/2d. (155, incl. two blocks of 60 and used block of four), 11/2pi. on 1d. (106, incl. two blocks of 30 and one used), 33/4pi. on 21/2d. (77, incl. irregular block of 52 apparently dull Prussian blue), 41/2pi. on 3d. (223, incl. irregular blocks of 40, 56 and complete R21 lower pane of 120), 71/2pi. on 5d. (83, incl. irregular block of 76 and one used), 15pi. on 10d. (12, incl. Q21 control singles (2) and two used, 183/4pi. on 1s. (24, incl. three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type GB23, short fraction bar mint (2, one in marginal block of four) and used), some multiples with perf. separation otherwise chiefly fine. S.G. 41-47.
1145 £180
French Colonies: Ivory Coast: 1913-16 River Scene undenominated die proof in black on tissue paper (50 x 95mm), signed by the designer, and another undenominated die proof in green and purple on wove paper (115 x 120mm), fine. Photo.
1602 | £2100
New Zealand: A collection in six albums, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. wide range of Chalons with imperfs. to 1s. used, 1898 to 2s. used, range of 1d. Universals, 1906 Exhibition set used (1d. and 6d. with exhibition cancellations), 1913 Auckland Exhibition set mint, Officials with 1907-11 values to 2s. used, postage dues with 1899 sets mint or used, health issues with 1931 Smiling Boy set mint, Life Insurance issues with 1891-98 to 1s. used, etc., duplicated with much postmark interest, mixed condition. (100s)
2016 £400
Tonga: Revenues: 1885 Consular Service 2s. red and black, cancelled by oval ''BRITISH CONSULATE/TONGA''. This is believed to be the only example of a British Consular revenue used in Tonga. Photo.
329 £380
Australia: 1966-73 20c. Golden Whistler with grey omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare with normal for comparison. S.G. 394 var. EC AUS788b, circa twenty recorded. Photo.
741 £500
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issue, 1921: (Aug.) The exceptional collection of control items, comprising 30pa. on 1/2d. R21 pl. 68 (2), pl. 70 and 72 blocks of six, pl. 73 block of six and irregular block of twenty, 11/2pi. on 1d. Q21 pl. 113 block of six, pl. 87a strip of three, pl. 89 block of six, rare T22 pl. 91 block of eight (2 x 4) and V23 pl. 121 single, 33/4pi. on 21/2d. shades Q21 pl. 7b blocks of six (2), R21 pl. 11a block of six, strip of three and pair, 41/2pi. on 3d. pl. 6a and R21 blocks of six, rare S22 (I) pl. 8a strip of three, S22 (P) pl. 11 block of four, 71/2pi. on 5d. N19 pl. 1c block of six, R21 pl. 1c strip of three, pl. 2c S21 pair and S22 strip of three, rare pl. 3 T22 (I) single and T22 (P) strip of three, Q21 pl. 1c block of eight and strip of three, 183/4pi. on 1s. R21 (P) pl. 3 block of four and strip of three, R21 (I) pl. 5c block of six, mainly good to fine mint. (31 items)
1147 | £190
French Colonies: Syria: 1919 to 1951, a mint and used collection in varied condition on stock pages with range of France overprinted, Airs, later miniature sheets, etc. (100s)
1603 | £1150
New Zealand: A mainly mint K.E.VII to Q.E.II selection in a stockbook, incl. 1906 Exhibition sets (4), 1915-30 4d. yellow mint block of four with composite perfs., 1931 Health set, 1935-26 2s. with watermark inverted, 1953-59 sets (5), 1958 2d. on 11/2d. surcharge error (4, one is used), Postal Fiscals 1940-58 £4 light blue, Officials with 1940 Centennial 1/2d. to 8d. in pairs, one of each with ''ff'' joined, King Edward VII Land 1d. used (4), etc. (few 100s)
2019 | £600
Tonga: Subjects: Registered Mail: 1898 to 1949, a selection of covers, incl. 1898 (Mar. 26) envelope, registered to U.S.A., franked by 1897 1/2d. to 10d. values, cancelled by ''NUKUALOFA'' c.d.s's, 1900 (Oct.) envelope to Germany, franked by 1897 2s., tied by lightly struck ''VAVAU'' c.d.s., with violet oval ''REGISTERED AT/VAVAU'', 1902 (Jan. 10) long envelope to Vavau, franked by 1897 2d., 4d. and 1s., tied by ''NUKUALOFA'' c.d.s's, 1913 (May 27) long envelope to London, franked by 1897 1/2d. (2) to 2s. all tied by ''VAVAU'' c.d.s's, 1917 (Aug. 24) envelope to Fiji, franked by 1897 1d. 2d., 71/2d., 2s. and 5s., cancelled by ''NUKUALOFA'' c.d.s's with small oval ''REGISTERED AT/NUKUALOFA, TONGA'', 1919 (Nov. 15) envelope to Australia, franked by 1897 2d., 21/2d., 6d., 71/2d. and 2s. tied by ''NUKUALOFA'' c.d.s's with small oval ''REGISTERED AT/NUKUALOFA, TONGA'', also original receipt for three items, etc. (28 items)
330 £70
Australia: 1978-80 20c. Grebe with variety yellow (beak and eye) omitted, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 673a, cat. £190. Photo.
742 £320
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issue, 1921: Used collection on leaves with shades and a range of Constantinople c.d.s. types incl. earliest known dates, parcel, straight line cancellations, etc., values from 30pa. on 1/2d. (4) to 45pi. on 2s.6d., 90pi. on 5s. (10), 180pi. on 10s. (16, incl. a block of four), poor to fine. (98) S.G. 41-50.
1148 | £230
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Upright, Third Printing, 1/2d. (2) and 1d. mint sheets of fifteen, slightly mixed condition. S.G. 10B, 12B, cat. £690+.
1604 | £1250
New Zealand: Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used collection in nine folders or stockbooks, on pages, in packets and loose within two cartons incl. 1857-63 6d. brown, used, mint or unused material incl. 1874-78 values to 5s., 1892-1900 duplicated to 1s. (2), 1898 to 5s., 1902-07 to 5s., 1906 Exhibition to 6d., 1909-16 to 1s., 1913 Exhibition overprinted set to 6d., extensive Q.E.II later material with a few varieties, quantity of first day covers, miniature sheets, booklets from 1954 to 1990s, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
2024 £250
Tonga: Official Mail: 1901 (Apr. 29) stampless O.H.T.M.S. envelope (148 x 90mm) to Sydney with good impression of scarce ''TONGA GOVERNMENT/HAAPAI'' Frank struck over Haapai c.d.s., with rare ''F-I/KEPPEL'S'' May 12 transit of Niuatobutabu at left having travelled by ship indirectly, backstamped Nukualofa May 25 and Sydney June 1, slight toning. Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor. Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor. Photo.
331 £200
Australia: 1981-83 Wildlife 27c. Butterfly, imperforate pair from the left of the sheet, minor corner wrinkle, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 791a, cat. £650. Photo.
743 £210
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issue, 1921: (Aug.) 30pa. on 1/2d. green, variety surcharge inverted, large part original gum, fine. Holcombe opinion (1998) notes ''clandestine surcharge from the original type''. S.G. 41 var. Although not listed by Gibbons, the surcharge is genuine but of unknown status. Photo.
1149 £1200
Gambia: 1880-81 watermark upright 4d., 1886-93 21/2d., 3d. and 1s., each with type D11 ''SPECIMEN'' overprint, printer's reference examples cut from the sheets with scissors, part original gum, slightly mixed condition, rare. Ex Marcus Samuel. (4) Photo.
1605 | £1100
New Zealand: A mint and used collection in twelve albums and loose, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. 1909-16 to 1s. mint, 1915-30 to 1s. mint, 1926-34 both 2s. and 3s. mint, 1934 Air 7d. block of four mint, 1935-36 and 1936-42 to 3s. mint, 1940 Centenary set in mint blocks of four, 1953-59 to 10s. mint, covers with censored, f.d.c's and first flights, postal fiscals to £1 mint and £3 used, postage dues with 1899 type I both sets mint, Officials, flaws, Health issues with 1931 set mint and used, range of miniature sheets and covers, etc., also 1947 U.P.U. presentation book of Great Britain stamps, mixed condition. (100s)
2025 £110
Tonga: Official Mail: 1903 (Jan. 31) O.H.M.S. envelope (148 x 90mm) to Manchester bearing 1897 21/2d. tied by Nukualofa c.d.s. showing date slug line completely inverted, backstamped Auckland Feb. 5 and Mar. 17 arrival, and with partially erased violet cachet. Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor. Photo.
332 £550
Australia: 1983 Explorers 30c. Strzelecki, in a horizontal strip of three from the left of the sheet, imperforate between stamp and margin, also treble perforation. Stated only five known. S.G. 898 var. B.W. cat. A$2,500. Photo.
744 £400
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1921 45pi. on 2s.6d. block of eight from the top of the sheet with full margins showing the Nissen re-entry [R 1/3] and two 'joined figure' varieties, top left stamp with tiny pinhole, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 48, a. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1151 £50
Gambia: 1886-93 6d. yellowish olive-green with sloping label, mint, a little heavily mounted with some staining at foot otherwise fine. S.G. 32a, cat. £300. Photo.
1606 | £720
New Zealand: A used collection in two stockbooks, incl. range of imperf. and perf. Chalons to 1s., later issues to 5s., 1906 Exhibition set c.t.o., 1913 Auckland Exhibition set (not guaranteed), Officials, health sheetlets, range of blocks of four, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2026 £130
Tonga: Official Mail: 1910 (Apr. 16) stampless O.H.M.S. envelope (227 x 101mm) to Sydney with printed ''Premier's Office,/Tonga'' endorsement initialled at left and good strike of Government Frank, 1923 (Oct. 30) light strike of ''PREMIER'S OFFICE/TONGA'' datestamp on stampless O.H.M.S. envelope (229 x 103mm) locally addressed to Nukualofa with ms. endorsement ''Tohi fakahito'' in red, 1944 (Sept. 27) O.H.M.S. envelope (134 x 109mm) to Auckland bearing Salote 21/2d. and with fine ''BALIMIA'' cachet of the Prime Minister initialled at lower left, some faults. (3 covers) Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor. Photo.
333 £130
Australia: Booklets: A selection comprising 1920 Canberra booklets (3) and booklet pane of eight, 1956 3s.6d. stapled booklet with waxed interleaves (2), 1950-52 3d. scarlet in a pane of 54 with gutters mint (issued to be used in booklets), 1953-56 watermark C of A 3s.6d. reconstruction of eight 1953-56 booklets with wax interleaving (panel A), 1957-59 4s. stapled booklet (no stitch holes) with waxed interleaves, and 1959-63 5d. reconstruction of eight 1960 front covers and eight panes of six (panel K), slightly mixed condition.
746 £800
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issue, 1921: 45pi. on 2s.6d., the exceptional specialised study incl. ''LEVANT'' overprints, mint and used on leaves, plated in accordance with ''Discovering Seahorses'' by Kearsley, with ''SPECIMEN'' overprint (2, one ''LEVANT''), 'ribbed' papers, shades, varieties incl. joined figures, plate flaws and re-entries incl. Pl. 2/4L [R. 1/1] mint (2, one in marginal pair), [R. 1/4] mint (2, one ''LEVANT''), used (2), [R. 2/2] used (2), ''LEVANT'' mint (2), [R. 5/2] mint (2, one in marginal block of four), [R. 5/3] used (2, one ''LEVANT''), [R. 10/2] in mint block of four, Pl. 2/4R [R. 1/2] mint (2), [R. 1/3] in mint block of four, [R. 4/1] marginal on registered cover, [R. 7/1] mint, rare Pl. 3/5R pale brown mint (4, two marginal), ''LEVANT'' pale brown mint block of four (only recorded) and used, etc. mainly good to fine. (82 + 1 cover) S.G. 48, vars., L24, vars.
1152 £190
Gambia: 1897 21/2d. die proof of the country name and duty plate only, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), dated ''24 SEP 97'', fine. Photo.
1607 | £350
New Zealand: A collection in two albums, incl. small range of Chalons, 1953-39 to 10s. mint, range of Health issues and miniature sheets with 1931 set used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2027 £95
Tonga: Official Mail: 1911 (Nov. 16) envelope (229 x 102mm) with typed ''O.H.M.S.'' endorsement, addressed to Auckland, showing good Government Frank, Nukualofa despatch and showing scarce ''TOKONI MINISITA TAUHI PAAGA, TOGA'' cachet in violet initialled at lower left, some creasing. Ex Baxendale. The property of another vendor. Photo.
334 | £3200
Australia: An extensive K.G.V to Q.E.II mainly mint collection in 21 albums within four cartons with range of K.G.V heads to 1s.4d., incl. inverted watermarks, Ash imprint pairs and blocks, specialised ranges of most commemorative issues, many in plate blocks or imprint blocks, incl. 1927 11/2d. with minor varieties highlighted and postmark interest, 1928 3d. blue miniature sheet, 1931 Airmail 6d. stamp and ''OS'' stamp in Ash imprint strips of three, 1932 Harbour Bridge set to 5s., 1948 £2 green lower left imprint corner block displaying roller flaw, extensive later material with duplicated commemorative issues presentation packs, booklets, f.d.c's, etc., incl. 1963-65 7s.6d. to 10s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' also Decimal Currency specimen set, 1982 60c. with solid background and a number of other varieties, mainly good to fine. (1,000s)
747 £120
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issue, 1921: 90pi. on 5s. rose-carmine, specialised part plated selection comprising ''SPECIMEN'' overprint, mint (17) incl. block of four and corner pair, two 'ribbed' pairs, mainly fine. (18) S.G. 49, vars.
1153 £260
Gambia: 1897 Imperium ''POSTAGE/POSTAGE'' imperf. 6d. trial in the colours of the issued 2d., on gummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo.
1608 | £550
New Zealand: Express Delivery Stamps: A selection on leaves, incl. 1903 6d. imperforate proofs (2), 6d. used on 1913 Express cover from Palmerston to Wellington, 1926-36 6d. used on 1932 (Aug. 16) Express cover from Palmerston to Tauranga, 1939 6d. with watermark inverted mint, etc. (41 items)
2031 £85
Tonga: Postage Dues: 1940 (Apr. 5) envelope from Vavau to Vaini, franked by 1920-35 1d. tied by ''VAVAU'' c.d.s., 2d. affixed and cancelled at Nukualofa used as postage due, red crayon ''T 20'', a few tone spots, otherwise fine. Photo.
335 | £2400
Australia: A collection of mint 'Roos on leaves, incl. 1913-14 to 1s. (2), 2s. and 5s., 1915 2d., 6d. (2), 9d., 1s., and 2s. (no gum), 1915-27 to 2s. (2), 5s. and 10s., 1923-25 £1, 1929-30 to 5s. (2) and 10s. (2), 1931-36 5s. and 10s. (2), £1 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., slightly mixed condition. (77)
748 £190
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issue, 1921: 180pi. on 10s. dull grey-blue, selection comprising ''SPECIMEN'' overprint, mint (5, one with dropped final ''LS'') and unmounted mint upper marginal block of four [R. 1/1-2/2] incl. 'Nissen' and adjoining re-entries, chiefly fine. (10) S.G. 50, vars. Photo.
1154 £260
Gambia: 1897 Imperium ''POSTAGE/POSTAGE'' imperf. 6d. trial in violet and carmine, upper marginal example, on gummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo.
1609 | £120
New Zealand: Postage Dues: 1899 large ''D'' 1/2d., 3d., 8d., small ''D'' 2d., 4d., 5d., 6d., 10d., 1s., 2s., all with diagonal bars cancellations, also small ''D'' 3d. unused, fair to fine. (11)
2032 | £650
Tonga: An accumulation of covers, cards, etc. in an album, leaves and loose, incl. 1957 (Jan. 28) cover to U.S.A., franked by 1953 £1 and signed by Queen Salote, maritime mail, incoming mail with 1858 cover from Launceston to Tonga via Sydney, franked by 1855-57 6d., 1879 cover from Fiji to Tonga, etc. (few 100s)
336 | £1800
Australia: A heavily duplicated accumulation in six albums, incl. range of 'Roos with values to 5s. mint and £1 used, 1915-27 £1 with watermark inverted used (poor), 1923-24 £1 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', range of Heads, 1932 Bridge set used, Officials, perfins, Norfolk Island, States with New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, etc., later issues to 1990, mixed condition. (100s)
749 £100
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Turkish Currency Issue, 1921: Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople, unused selection incl. 41/2pi. on 11/2d. brown postcard (CP77) and reply card (CP80), 1923 41/2pi. on 1d. carmine postcards (CP73 and CP74), registered envelopes 71/2pi. on 5d. orange (RP34) sizes F (3, print codes JP, KP and MP), G (4, AQ, HP, JP, KP), H (FP) and K (2, GP, LP), 71/2pi. on 41/2d. puce sizes F (AR), G (4, AR, BR, CR, MQ), H (AR) and K (JQ), a few faults, most good to fine. (21)
1155 £260
Gambia: 1897 Imperium ''POSTAGE/POSTAGE'' imperf. 6d. trial in the adopted colours, on gummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo.
1610 £150
New Zealand: Officials: 1913-25 perf. 141/2 x 14 5s. yellow-green, an unmounted mint block of four, light gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. O86, cat. £360+. Photo.
2035 £100
Trinidad: 1859 (May) imperf. 1s. indigo, block of four with small to large margins, fine mint. Bolaffi certificate (1974). S.G. 29. Photo.
337 | £580
Australia: A used collection in seven stockbooks, incl. range of Heads, 'Roos to £1 used, 1932 Bridge set, B.C.O.F. 1946-47 to 5s., extensive States from imperfs. with New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
750 £400
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency Issue, 1921 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: Specialised mainly mint selection with shades and controls, comprising 2d. (16, incl. Q21 block of six and strip of three, R21 strip of three), 3d. (14, incl. R21 (I) strip of three, R21 (P) and S22 pairs, 4d. (11, incl. R21 (I) single, R21 (P) block of six), 5d. (12, incl. Q21 strip of three, R21 block of four), 6d. (13, incl. P.20 pair, S.21 singles (2), T.22 strip of three), 1s. overprinted (21, incl. ''SPECIMEN'' type GB26, Q20 strip of three, R21 strip of three and block of four, rare S22 (I) single, S22 (P) pair, chiefly fine. (87)
1156 £260
Gambia: 1897 Imperium ''POSTAGE/POSTAGE'' imperf. 6d. trial in the colours of the issued 3d., on gummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo.
1615 | £1050
New Zealand: Life Insurance Department: A collection in an album and on leaves, incl. 1891-98 1s. imperforate proof in chocolate on card (25 x 29mm), 1s. rose used (2), 1905-06 perf. 11 2d. used, 1913-37 perf. 14 x 15 6d. rose mint blocks of four (2, one with sheet number), 1944-47 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 3d. and 6d. strips of three affixed to piece from Madagascar archives, range of covers with 1944-47 set used on the last day (July 31 1947), etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
2038 £380
Trinidad: 1896-1906 1d. dull purple and rose, type II with oval ''O'', in an unmounted mint plate block of four, slight creasing otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 116, cat. £1,300+. Photo.
338 | £1150
Australia: A lightly duplicated collection in four albums, incl. 1928 Exhibition miniature sheets mint (3) and used, 1932 Bridge 5s. mint, 1937-49 to £1 (4) mint, 1948-56 to £2 (2) mint, £2 used with roller flaw, 1963-65 Explorers to £2 mint (2) and used, etc., later with comprehensive issues to the 1970s, also B.C.O.F. 1946-47 to 5s. (2) mint, some Australian Antarctic Territory and Christmas Island, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
751 £150
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: British Currency Issue, 1921 ""LEVANT"" Overprints: Used selection with shades and cancellation types incl. c.d.s. and parcel, comprising 2d. (4), 3d. (7), 4d. (3), 5d. (6), 6d. (13), 1s. (16), 2s.6d. (7)and post-war use of 1913 1d. (5), poor to fine. (62) S.G. L17-L24.
1157 £240
Gambia: 1897 Imperium ''POSTAGE/POSTAGE'' imperf. 6d. trial in the colours of the issued 3d., on gummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo.
1616 £270
New Zealand: Postal Fiscals: 1940 3/6 on 3s.6d. to 22/- on 22s. set, fine unmounted mint. S.G. F187-F190, cat. £1,100. Photo.
2039 £380
Tobago: 1879 Watermark Crown CC 5s. slate, fine mint. S.G. 5, cat. £900. Photo.
339 | £400
Australia: K.G.V to K.G.VI mint and used collection, mint incl. 1915 2d. displaying scratch from value circle to ''T'' of ''POSTAGE'', 6d., 9d., 1915-27 2s., 1929-30 9d. Ash imprint pair, used incl. collection of K.G.V heads to 1s.4d., Kangaroos to 5s. (4), mixed condition. (100s)
753 £400
British Levant: British Currency: 1921 2s.6d. chocolate-brown block of eight from the bottom of the sheet with full margins, annotated ''ack 7 11 21'' in indelible pencil and initialled date ''10.9.21'' in margin, from the part registration sheet released by the B.P.M.A., fine unmounted mint. S.G. 24. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1158 £260
Gambia: 1897 Imperium ''POSTAGE/POSTAGE'' imperf. 6d. trial in the colours of the issued 1s., on gummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo.
1618 | £1100
New Zealand: Revenues: A collection of used Stamp Duty issues on leaves, incl. 1866 25s. (four margins), £10 (three margins) used on piece with 10s., 1867 die I 20s., 1882 values to £200, range on piece with 2s., 30s., £10, £50 and £100 used on piece with Stamp office Dunedin c.d.s's, 1884 £10,156 gold and black used on piece with 12s.6d. and postage 5d., 1931-48 values to £100 incl. £4.10s., 1939-40 £200 used on piece alongside £1, £30 (2), postage 4d., 6d. and 1s., also Beer Duty with 1885 values to 4s.6d. and 13s. (extremely poor), a few Counterpart, Not Liable, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2041 £120
Trinidad and Tobago: 1918 (Jan.) ''WAR/TAX'' type 25 on 1d. scarlet in an unmounted mint block of twelve from the top left corner of the sheet with plate number, showing major misplacement of overprints, fine. S.G. 186 var. Photo.
340 | £380
Australia: A mainly unmounted mint accumulation on stock pages, incl. 1937-39 3d. selection with perf. 131/2 x 14 die I 'white wattles', die Ia (2), die II block of four, 1963-67 Explorers sets (3), 1966-73 perf. 15 x 14 £1 top left block of four, covers (3), etc., mainly fine. (146)
754 | £80
Richard Malim Collection: French Post Offices in Turkey, selection incl. 1921-22 set mint, used values on postcards (3) and covers (3, one registered to Switzerland bearing 3pi. 30pa. on 25c., 15pi. on 1f. pair), cancellations with civilian use from Stamboul and military use incl. two covers, 1923 handstamped 1pi.20pa. on 10c. (fault) to 7pi. 20pa. on 35c. mint, also French Occupation of Cilicia E.E.F. 1918 to 20p. (both) mint, values to 2pi. (2) used, mainly good to fine.
1164 £250
Gambia: 1912-22 5s. green and red on pale yellow, a block of four fine used on piece with Bathurst c.d.s's. S.G. 102, cat. £800. Photo.
1619 £380
New Zealand: Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Victoria Land 1/2d. on piece from ''Terra Nova'' expedition stationery, 1d. on piece, each with Jan. 18 1913 expedition c.d.s. Photo.
2042 £600
Trinidad and Tobago: 1918 (Feb.-May) ''War/Tax'' type 26 on 1/2d. bluish green a mint vertical strip of five, lower four stamps without overprint (on reverse due to paper folds), reinforced perfs., each has blue mark on gum, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 187a, cat. £1,500+. Photo.
341 | £680
Australia: A collection of used 'Roos on leaves, with values to £1 (3), mixed condition. (127)
755 | £110
Richard Malim Collection: Italian Post Office in Constantinople, mint and used selection incl. 1921 (Nov.) 2pi. on 15c. to 10pi. on 60c., 1921-22 to 15pi.on 1l., 1922 surcharges, (Aug.) Express 3,75pi. on 1l.20c., (Oct.-Nov.) to 15pi. on 1l., (Dec.) postage due 10c. to 1l., cancellation interest and three covers, one 1920 (Oct. 28) from Military P.O. to Sweden, fair to fine.
1165 £170
Gambia: 1935 Silver Jubilee 11/2d. in a lower left corner marginal block of four, one showing variety 'extra flagstaff' [Pl. ''1'', R. 9/1], fine mint, variety is unmounted, fine. S.G. 143, a, cat. £350+. Photo.
1620 £120
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Dec.) Provisionals: Type 9 ''HALF/PENNY'' in violet on 2d. grey-green and carmine, showing offset of surcharge inverted on face, unused, water stained. R.P.S. certificate (1999). S.G. 29. Photo.
2043 £110
Trinidad and Tobago: 1918 (Feb.-May) ''War/Tax'' type 26 on 1/2d. bluish green an unmounted mint block (3 x 5) from the top right corner of the pane, all showing major misplacement of overprint, fine. S.G. 187 var. Photo.
342 | £580
Australia: A mint and used collection of K.G.V Heads on leaves, incl. 1918-22 to 1s.4d. (3) mint, 1924 to 41/2d. (2) mint, 1926-30 perf. 14 and perf. 131/2 x 121/2 to 1s.4d. (2), 1931 to 1s.4d. (3), a few Ash imprint blocks, etc., range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
758 £620
Richard Malim Collection: Post Offices in Iraq: Indian Post Office in Baghdad, 1868 to 1914, collection of stamps and covers with cancellations from colonial and imperial postal agencies, incl. ''356'' and ''18'' duplexes, ''BAGDAD'' single circle c.d.s's with 1882-90 values to 12a., squared circles incl. ''25 OC/83'' (early date) on 6a., ''16 JL/85'' tying 1/2a. blue to cover to Bombay, Officials with 1867-73 4a. strip of three, 8a., 1874-82 2a. (2), 1883-99 1/2a., 1a. strip of three, framed ''POSTAGE DUE/ONE ANNA'' on 1892 stampless envelope to Bombay, double circle c.d.s's with 1895 3r., 1902-11 values to 8a. (2) incl. 1a. on 1906 p.p.c. to Cambridge, 2a. with 2a.6p. on 1912 registered cover, also 1918 (July 20) censored cover to Constantinople from reopened office franked 1/2a., 1a. pair, poor to fine. (69 items)
1166 £450
Gambia: 1938-46 Colonial head die proof, printed in green on surfaced paper (24 x 26mm), as used for the Elephant and Palm issue, rare. Photo.
1621 £80
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1894 Opobo Provisional ''1/2'' in red on left vertical half of 1d. pale blue, tied to piece by Opobo River ''SP 19/94'' c.d.s., fine. B.P.A. certificate (1967). S.G. 58, cat. £375. Photo.
2044 £120
Trinidad and Tobago: 1918 (Feb.-May) ''War/Tax'' type 26 on 1d. scarlet in a mint pair from the left of the pane, both showing variety overprint double, fine mint. SG. 188a, cat. £320. Photo.
343 | £480
Australia: K.G.V to Q.E.II mint and used collection in three cartons, mint incl. 1932 Bridge set to 5s., Q.E.II mint sets, miniature sheets, first day covers, coin covers, used Kangaroos to 2s. K.G.V heads to 1s.4d., also Australian Antarctic Territory, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Norfolk Island 1947-95, etc. mixed condition. (1,000s)
760 £160
Richard Malim Collection: Post Offices in Iraq: British Occupation 1918-21 Overprints, selection incl. set mint, 1/2a. on 10pa. with 1a. on 20pa. on 1918 (Oct. 26) censored cover to London, 1a. on 20pa. on 1919 (Nov. 2) censored printed paper rate cover to Bombay, 1/4a. on 5pa. pair, 1a. on 20pa. and 6a. on 2pi. on 1919 (Jan. 21) cover to London, 1/4a. on 5pa., 1/2a. on 10pa., 1a. on 20pa., 21/2a. on 1pi. and 3a. on 11/2pi. on 1919 (Mar. 1) registered cover to Norwich, all from Baghdad, fair to fine. (16 + 4 covers)
1167 £300
Gambia: 1938-46 1/2d. to 5s. in corner blocks of four, also 10s., corner pair and 11/2d. lower marginal imprint block of four, unmounted mint, mainly fine. Photo.
1623 £300
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1897-98 perf. 131/2 x 14 1s. black in a complete mint sheet of thirty, with ''270'' sheet number in red, mainly fine. S.G. 72a. Ex Stevenson. Photo.
2045 | £380
Trinidad and Tobago: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. Trinidad 1862-63 perf. 13 1s. used, 1869 5s. used, Tobago 1880 1d., 4d. and 1s. unused, 1883 21/2d. on 6d. unused, 1886-89 1/2d. on 6d. unused, 1896 1/2d. on 4d. mint, 1921-22 to £1 mint, 1938-44 to $4.80 as singles mint and in blocks of four unmounted mint, to $4.80 used on cover to U.S.A., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
344 | £360
Australia: A mainly mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in a stockbook, incl. 1913-14 6d., 1931-36 10s. used, 1948-56 Arms set (unmounted), 1963-65 Navigators set (unmounted), 1966-73 sets (7), booklets, etc. (few 100s)
761 £700
Richard Malim Collection: Post Offices in Iraq: Indian Post Office in Basra, 1868 to 1914, collection of stamps and covers with cancellations from colonial and imperial postal agencies, incl. ''357'' duplexes, Busreh K-6 duplex and ''B'' in square of bars tying 1/2a. to covers to Bombay, ''BUSRAH'' single circle c.d.s's and small squared circles on 1882-90 and 1902-11 values to 1r., large squared circles with 1899 cover to Manchester franked 2a.6p., 1910 1a. stationery card to Germany, double circle tying 1a. to 1918 (Mar. 2) censored printed paper rate cover to London, ''BUSRAH/REG'' c.d.s. on 1912 (June 8) 2a. stationery registered envelope with added 2a.6p. to Germany and 1913 (July 15) registered cover to Constantinople franked 1902-11 2a. with 1911-22 2a.6p., also range of British Occupation of Iraq issues used from reopened office incl. censored covers 1918 (Oct. 18) registered to Cambridge and 1919 (Jan. 17) double rate to London, poor to fine. (101 items)
1168 £190
Gambia: 1938-46 1d. showing stunning 'confetti' flaw at top, fine mint from the foot of the sheet with part imprint. S.G. 151 var. Photo.
1626 | £720
Nigeria: A mint collection on leaves, incl. Lagos 1876-79 6d., 1904 10s., Oil Rivers 1892-94 to 1s. (less 5d.), Northern Nigeria 1900 values to 10s., 1910-11 to 10s., 1912 to £1, Southern Nigeria 1901-02 to 10s., 1904-09 to £1, Nigeria 1914-29 to £1, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2046 | £600
Trinidad and Tobago: A mint collection on leaves, incl. Tobago 1880 4d., Trinidad 1869 5s., 1896-1906, 1904-07, 1913-23, 1921-22 and 1922-28 to £1, 1918 (Feb.-Dec.) War Tax 1d. overprint double, etc., mixed condition. (156)
345 | £150
Australia: A Q.V. to Q.E.II dealer's stock of covers in a box, incl. range of States, postal stationery, f.d.c's, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
765 | £480
British Levant: Selection of Seahorses on stockpages, incl. Turkish Currency 1921 45pi. on 2s.6d. chocolate-brown single showing variety 'joined figures' with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamp on reverse, right marginal single with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamp on reverse, left marginal single with two ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamps on reverse, right marginal block of four, two blocks of four with one stamp showing variety 'joined figures' (one in olive-brown shade, both mounted), 90pi. on 5s. upper right corner block of four, right marginal block of four, 180pi. on 10s. right marginal block of four, upper right corner block of four, single with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamp on reverse, British Currency 1921 2s.6d. right marginal block of four with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamps on reverse, etc., a few blocks with mild tone spots, otherwise mainly fine with full gum. (14 items) The property of another vendor.
1169 £320
Gambia: 1938-46 11/2d. brown-lake and bright carmine in an unmounted mint pair from the top of the sheet, fine. S.G. 152, cat. £550. Photo.
1627 | £230
Nigeria: A collection of postmarks in a stockbook, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Oil Rivers, Niger Protectorate, Southern Nigeria, Lagos, T.P.O's, skeleton ring postal agencies, covers (16), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2047 | £420
Trinidad and Tobago: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues with Britannias, Tobago 1882-84 6d. stone, 1896 £1, 1921-22 to £1 (less both 5s.), 1922-28 to £1, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, later to 1983, mixed condition. (100s)
346 | £50
Australia: A collection of covers in six binders, Q.V. to Q.E.II, mainly f.d.c's, also postal stationery, censored, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
766 | £620
British Levant: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. Turkish Currency 1921 45pi. on 2s.6d. mint (2) and used (2), 90pi. on 5s. mint (2) and used (2), and 180pi. on 10s. mint and used, British Currency 1921 to 2s.6d. (2) mint, British Field office in Salonica to 1s. mint and values to 9d. used (some on piece, not guaranteed), etc., mixed condition. (100s) The property of another vendor.
1170 | £1900
Gambia: A duplicated mint collection in an album, incl. range of four margin imperfs. (mainly unused with small part original gum) with 1869-72 4d. (3) and 6d. (2, one with B.P.A. certificate, 1990), 1874 4d. (3) and 6d. (2), then 1880-81 watermark sideways 1/2d., 2d. (no gum), watermark upright to 6d., 1886-93 duplicated to 1s. (6), 1898-1902 to 1s., 1902-05 to 3s. (3), 1904-06 to 2s. (3), 1906 surcharge sets (3), 1909 to 3s. (4), 1912-22 to 5s. (2), 1922-29 Mult. Crown to 5s. and Mult. Script 10s. (2), 21/2d. with watermark inverted, 1938-46 to 10s. (2), 1953-59 to £1 (4), etc., range of shades, mixed condition. (100s)
1628 | £260
Nigeria: A used collection on leaves, incl. Lagos 1874-75 values to 1s. (2), Oil Rivers 1892-94 to 1s., Northern Nigeria 1902 values to 10s., 1912 to £1, Southern Nigeria, etc., later with issues to early Q.E.II, mixed condition. (100s)
2049 | £190
Tristan da Cunha: A collection in an album, incl. 1952, 1954, 1960, 1961 and 1963-67 sets mint (Q.E.II unmounted) and used, etc., later with issues to 1980, mainly fine. (100s)
347 | £350
Australia: Cancellations and Covers: K.G.V to Q.E.II extensive sometimes duplicated collection of covers, first day covers and postcards, in sixteen folders on pages and loose within three cartons incl. airmails, postage dues, etc. (many 100s)
768 £260
Richard Malim Collection: British Levant: Varied selection on leaves, with faked overprints incl. ''LEVANT'', ''SPECIMEN'' and ''CANCELLED'' types, faked cancellations on 1902 24pi. on 5s. (2), 1921 180pi. on 10s. pair, etc. incl. 'Madame Joseph' type MJ82 on 1pi.30pa. and ''LEVANT'' 1/2d. on 1pi. on 3d. stationery registered envelope, and a range of genuine perfin adhesives incl. ''BIO'' (Banque Impériale Ottomane), ''CL'' (Crédit Lyonnais), ''OCM'' (Oriental Carpet Manufacturers), etc., mainly fair to fine. (56 items)
1171 | £480
Gambia: Collection from 1869 to 1993 on leaves with a range of Q.V. issues in mixed condition incl. 1869-74 imperf. 3d. (3) and 6d. (4) used, 1880-81 CC wmk. upright to 1s. unused and used, 1886-93 CA to 1s. (3) mint or unused, later issues mint with 1898-1902 CA to 1s., 1902-05 CA 1/2d. to 3s., 1909 MCA 1/2d. to 3s., 1912-22 MCA 1/2d. (2) to 5s., 1922-29 Script to 10s., 1938-46 set, etc. (few 100)
1630 £210
North Borneo: 1886-87 Proofs, composite colour trial sheets of four (2) 1/2c. to $2 (8 values) incl. unissued 12c., printed in brown and blue on thin wove paper. Photo.
2050 | £110
Tristan da Cunha: A collection in two albums, incl. 1952, 1954 and 1960 to 10s. mint, 1961 to 1r. mint, 1965-57 to £1, etc., later issues largely complete unmounted mint (many also with used examples) to 1987, varieties with 1986 Royal Wedding set with inverted watermarks, also a range of covers with f.d.c's, small quantity of St. Helena with 1938-44 to 10s. mint, mainly fine. (100s)
348 | £680
Australia: Cancellations and Covers: A collection in a binder, mainly air mail covers, incl. range of 1930s first flights, 1933 Mackay Aerial Survey cover bearing 3d. tied Cootamundra c.d.s and signed by the members and with Australia 1d. postage due block of four on reverse, 1935 Jubilee and 1940 Imperial Forces (2) f.d.c.'s, also some stamps with 1935 Silver Jubilee 2s. strip of three used, 1937-49 £1 block of four used, New South Wales 1897 Jubilee set used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
769 | £180
British Levant: A group of unmounted mint corner control blocks of six, comprising Turkish Currency 1913-14 1p. on 21/2d. ''C 13'', 1921 33/4 on 21/2d. perf. type 2a, plate 11a ''R 21'', 183/4pi. on 1s. ''R 21'', British Currency 1905-12 1d. perf. type H1 ''J 10'', also British currency 1921 2d. ''Q 21'' control pair, mainly fine. The property of another vendor.
1172 | £420
Gambia: A used collection in an album, duplicated with a range of shades, incl. imperfs. (4), 1880-81 to 1s., 1898-1902 to 1s., K.E.VII to 2s.6d., K.G.V to 5s., etc., later with issues to the 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
1631 £140
North Borneo: 1886-87 4c. pink, mint block (3 x 3), centre stamp with error 1c. pink (unmounted), minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 26, d, cat. £350+. Photo.
2053 £110
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1901 (July 22) registered 'Metz' cover to Germany bearing 1900-04 ½d. to 3s. set tied by barred oval cancellations. Photo on page 240.
349 £170
Austria: 1936 Dollfuss 10s., fine and fresh mint. S.G. 793. Photo.
772 | £45
Richard Malim Collection: Literature, selection of related volumes (5) incl. ''Discovering Seahorses'' by Kearsley, ''Cyprus'' by Castle (3rd ed.), ''Malta'' ed. Martin (with Supplement), auction catalogues (6) incl. Burrus Levant, Turkey & Morocco (1964), Glassco British Post Offices Abroad (1969), and framed print of the British Army Post Office, Constantinople (Illustrated London News Jan. 19 1856).
1173 | £550
German States: Thurn and Taxis: 1588 to 1865, a collection of mainly covers and cards on leaves, incl. 1588 early letter from Meiningen to Frankfurt, 1665 entire from Ahrensburg to Jena without postal markings, 1883 entire from Naples to Livorno carried by the Thurn and Taxis post, postal receipts, range of stamps, etc. Ex Stevenson. (115 items, 67 stamps)
1632 | £1500
North Borneo: 1890 to 1958, a selection of covers and cards, incl. 1890 (Mar.) 'Parker' envelope, registered to London, franked by 1899 4c. on 25c. to 4c. on $2 and wide surcharge 4c. on $5, 4c. on S10, 1897 (Oct. 31) envelope (soiled) to London, bearing 1897-1902 2c. black and lake pair, 3c., 5c. and 6c. tied by ''SANDAKAN'' c.d.s's , 1902 (May 7) envelope, registered to U.S.A., franked by 1901 4c. (3) and 8c. (2), 1961 set used on opened-out f.d.c., etc. (88 items)
2055 £85
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) ''WAR TAX'' type 40 on 1d. red variety overprint inverted at the top, a block of four, the upper right stamp showing short bar to ''T'', fine and fresh mint, the lower pair unmounted. S.G. 140d, cat. £260+. Photo.
350 | £3200
Austria: An accumulation in two albums, leaves and loose, incl. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1904 postage due set of coloured die proofs, 1906 set of imperforate die proofs in black, 1912-14 set, 1916 (Oct.) set and 1917 (July) set all imperforate, Military Posts 1915 (Apr.) 10k. mint, good range of die and plate proofs, P.O's in Turkey, etc. (100s)
774 £95
British Occupation of Italian Colonies: Middle East Forces: 1942 21/2d. vertical pair showing 131/2mm overprint types M2 and M2a se-tenant, fine unmounted mint. S.G. M8b, cat. £325. Photo.
1175 | £4800
Germany: A mainly good to fine collection in four albums and on leaves, issues from 1922 to 1962 incl. 1927 Labour Office set used on cover, Zeppelins with 1930 South America Flight 2m. (2) and 4m. used on flown cover, 1931 Polar Flight set used, 1933 Chicago Flight set mint, 1930 IPOSTA and 1933 Welfare Fund miniature sheets mint, Allied Occupations with 1949 Red Cross sets in marginal mint blocks, West Germany with early commemorative sets incl. Relief Funds in mint blocks, 1951-52 Posthorn set mint, Berlin 1948 and 1949 overprint sets mint, other sets in. mint blocks incl. 1949 U.P.U., Goethe and Relief Fund, East Germany, Saar with 1950 Council of Europe set in mint blocks, etc. (100s)
1633 £170
North Borneo: 1894 (Feb.) Pictorials, Printers Sample Stamps, 1c., 2c., 5c., 6c., 8c., 12c. (2) and 18c. (2), in perforated vertical pairs from the lower right corner of the sheet, each overprinted ''WATERLOW & SONS LTD/SPECIMEN'' and with small punch hole at lower left. Photo.
2056 £520
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) ''WAR TAX'' type 40 on 1d. red in an unmounted mint (a trifle toned) horizontal strip of six from the left of the sheet, four with variety overprint double, one inverted, pair at right with overprint inverted only with double overprint, one inverted, fine. S.G. 140e, f. Photo.
351 £80
Bahamas: 1862 no wmk. perf. 13 6d. lilac, a fine used example. S.G. 19a, cat. £450. Photo.
775 £80
British Occupation of Italian Colonies: Middle East Forces: 1943-47 1d. to 1s. in unmounted mint control blocks of six, mainly fine. S.G. M11-18. Photo.
1176 | £270
Germany: A mainly mint collection from 1872 to 1972 in a hingeless album, incl. many sets, also a stockbook with a good range of Third Reich postal history (75 items) with 1947-48 German P.O.W. items from Russia. (100s)
1634 £180
North Borneo: 1895 (Mar. 15) envelope, registered from Sandakan to Amsterdam, bearing 1894 Pictorial set, 3c. the affected by filing fold, otherwise fine. Photo.
2064 | £550
Turks and Caicos islands: A mint collection in two albums, incl. range of early issues mint or unused, 1900-04 to 3s., 1909-11 to 3s. (3), 1939-45 to 10s. (3), 1957 to £1 (3), etc., lightly duplicated with a range of shades, later issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
352 £400
Bahamas: 1863 (June 6) Trask & Zuberbier advertising envelope to the U.S.A. bearing 1863-77 perf. 121/2 4d. bright rose pair tied by ''A05'' barred cancellation, with ''STEAMSHIP/10'' handstamp alongside, minor cover faults, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2001). Photo.
776 £230
British Occupation of Italian Colonies: Middle East Forces: 1943-47 1s. to 10s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with full gum. S.G. M18s-21s, cat. £650. Ex Rossi. Photo.
1177 | £210
Germany: An accumulation of mainly Third Reich covers, cards and ephemera, incl. many commemorative issues and special postmarks, range of stamps, c.o.d., registered, express, etc., also a selection of sets on pages with 1933-44 sets mint and a selection of earlier poster stamps, mixed condition. (100s)
1635 £180
North Borneo: 1895 (Apr. 27) envelope, registered from Sandakan to Germany, bearing 1894 Pictorial set, lightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
2065 | £190
Turks and Caicos islands: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1900-04 to 3s., 1909-11 values to 3s., 1928 to 10s., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
354 £80
Bahamas: 1863-80 Watermark Crown CC, perf. 121/2 1s. green used with near complete ''A 05'', fine. R.P.S. certificate (1999). S.G. 38, cat. £300. Photo.
777 | £520
British Occupation of Italian Colonies: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. Middle East Forces 1942 2d. pair with types M1 and M2 se-tenant mint, 1943-47 to 10s. (2) mint, Cyrenaica 1950 to 500m. mint, Eritrea, Somalia and Tripolitania issues complete (less postage dues) mint and used (a few dubious cancellations), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1178 | £190
Germany: An accumulation in seven albums, early to modern, incl. 1872 to 18k. used, 1920 to 20m. used, 1928 to both 80pf. mint, 1930s sets mint, range of airs, 1935 Ostropa miniature sheet mint (stuck down, faults), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1636 £140
North Borneo: 1897 (Sept. 8, Dec. 4) two 'Kiderlen' covers, registered to Germany, franked by 1897-1902 1c. to 24c. 1897 values, all cancelled by Sandakan c.d.s's. Photo.
2066 | £350
Turks & Caicos Islands: A mint collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1900-04 to 3s., 1909-11 to 3s., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
357 £140
Bahamas: 1918 (Feb.-July) ''WAR TAX'' 1d. carmine with variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint from the top of the sheet. S.G. 92w, cat. £300+. Photo.
778 | £400
British Occupation of Italian Colonies: An unmounted mint selection on stock pages, incl. Middle East Forces 1942 type M2a 2d. and 3d., 1942 postage dues set in control blocks of six, 1943-47 to 10s., Eritrea 1948-49 2s.50c. on 2s.6d. with misplaced stop, 1950 to 10s. on 10s., Somalia, Tripolitania 1950 to 240l. on 10s., etc., mainly fine. (177)
1180 | £120
A dealer's stock of Germany covers in two boxes, mainly middle to late periods, mixed condition. (100s)
1637 £190
North Borneo: 1897-1902 Pictorials, Printers Sample Stamps, 4c. black and green in a perforated sheet of nine, each overprinted ''WATERLOW & SONS LTD/SPECIMEN'' and with small punch hole at lower left. Photo.
2067 | £140
Turks and Caicos Islands: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1928 to 10s., etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, later issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
358 £220
Bahamas: 1918 (Feb.-July) ''WAR TAX'' 1d. black and red with variety overprint double, one inverted, fine mint, usual patchy gum, rare. S.G.93a, cat. £850. Photo.
779 | £250
British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia: A mint and used collection, also with a range of Kuwait, Muscat and Qatar issues, Trucial States 1961 to 10r. used, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1182 | £450
German Colonies: A small mainly used collection in varied condition in an album incl. S.W.A. 1901 no wmk. to 2m., 3m., Caroline Islands 1899-1900 overprint type II 3pf. to 50pf., 1901-10 to 1m., 3m., German East Africa 1901 no wmk. 2p. to 3r. set, 1905 21/2h. to 60h., 1905-20 to 60h., 3r., New Guinea 1901 no wmk 3pf. to 3m., Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands 1901 to 3m., Samoa 1900 set, 1900-01 to 2r., etc. (170+)
1638 | £1250
North Borneo: Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1898 1c. orange postcard with additional 3c. cancelled at Sandakan, 1916 American Consular Service envelope from Sandakan to New York bearing 10c., 1924 (May 11) registered cover from Kudat to England bearing 3c., 5c., 10c., registration label on reverse, 1940 (May 7) censored airmail cover from Lahad Datu to England franked 15c. strip of four, with boxed ''VIA IMPERIAL'' handstamp below, a few are fronts, etc., mixed condition. The property of another vendor. (94)
2068 | £120
Turks and Caicos Islands: A group of covers, K.E.VII to early Q.E.II incl. 1914 (May 6) registered envelope to Prague bearing 3s. black on red tied neat c.d.s. with New York transits on reverse, 1919 envelope to New York 1917 (Jan.) 1d. and 1918 (June) 3d. single and block of four of each tied neat c.d.s's and registered handstamp, 1950 commemorative set used on O.H.M.S. registered envelope to Rhodesia, etc. (11)
359 £150
Bahamas: 1918 (Feb.-July) ''WAR TAX'' 1s. in a mint block of four from the top of the sheet with plate and sheet nos., two are unmounted, scarce. S.G. 95, cat. £440+. Photo.
780 £240
British Solomon Islands: 1907 'Large Canoe' 1/2d. ultramarine mint lower right corner block of six (3 x 2) with double vertical perfs., a little staining on reverse mainly in margin otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 1 var. Photo.
1184 £50
German Colonies: German South West Africa: 1906 (Oct. 20) cover, registered to Germany, franked by 1901 5m., tied by ''JAKALSWATER'' datestamp. Photo.
1639 £240
North Borneo: 1909-23 Pictorials, Black Centres, Printers Sample Stamps, 5c. black and slate in a perforated sheet of nine, each overprinted ''WATERLOW & SONS LTD/SPECIMEN'' and with small punch hole at lower left. Photo.
2069 | £1750
United States of America: A collection in a Davo album incl. 1851 12c. black used, 1861 90c. blue used, 1869 15c. used, 1893 Columbus 1c. to $1 used, $5 mint, 1898 Omaha set to $2 used, 1913 Panama-Pacific both perf. sets mint, 1922-32 set to $5 mint, 1926 New York Exhibition sheet unmounted mint, 1929 Kans. and Nebr. sets mint, 1918 and 1923 Air sets mint, 1930 Zeppelin 65c. mint, 1933 Zeppelin 50c. mint, postage dues, parcel post issues, etc.
360 £650
Bahamas: 1919 (Jan.) ''WAR/CHARITY/3.6.18.'' 1d. grey-black and deep carmine from the top of the sheet (pencil notes on margin), with variety overprint double, fine mint, rare. B.P.A. certificate (1987). S.G. 101a, cat. £2,000. Photo.
781 £90
British Solomon Islands: 1908 (Apr. 1) rather tatty envelope addressed to Dr. Thurnwald at Herbersthöhe, bearing 1907 5d. pair with, on the reverse, 1/2d. pair, 1d. pair, 2d. pair, 6d. singles (2) and 1s., cancelled by Gizo c.d.s's, with faults, three further adhesives have become detached, but scarce. Photo.
1186 £180
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint 21/2d. ultramarine with blue-black overprint, fine mint. Proschold certificate (1985) S.G. 4a, cat. £500. Photo.
1641 £200
North Borneo: 1916 (Feb.) Type 67 surcharges, set of three fine used on 1916 cover (small tear at left), registered locally in Kudat. S.G. 186-188. Photo.
2070 | £550
United States of America: A mainly used accumulation in fourteen albums, incl. range of early issues, 1890-93 to 90c. used, 1893 Chicago Exposition to 50c., 1898 Trans-Mississippi Expedition values to 50c. used (2) and mint, 1901 Buffalo Exposition sets (2) used, a few covers with first flights, blocks of four, cancellation interest, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
361 £290
Bahamas: 1919 (July) ''WAR/TAX'' type 14 in red, 1s. grey-black and carmine imperf. plate proof on gummed watermarked paper, very fine and rare. Believed one of only six existing examples. Photo.
783 £75
British Solomon Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. showing 'dot by flagstaff' variety [R. 8/4], mint, small gum disturbance, otherwise fine. S.G. 56h, cat. £425. Photo.
1189 £190
Gibraltar: 1903 8s., used with 1906-12 2s. and 4s. 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.
1643 £170
North Borneo: 1918 (Aug.) Type 69 ''RED CROSS'' surcharges, 13-14mm. apart, 25c. + 2c. green in an unmounted mint complete sheet of fifty, one showing re-entry [R. 4/9], fine. S.G. 229, a, cat. £550+.
2071 | £620
United States of America: A collection on leaves, incl. 1910 Exposition set in vertical mint pairs with lower stamps unmounted (8c. is damaged), 1938-54 Presidential Series to $5 (creased) mint in blocks of four with lower pairs in each unmounted, many other issues with mint blocks incl. 1951 Hunting Permit $1, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
363 £500
Bahamas: 1920 Peace 1d. carmine in a top left corner block of four, variety watermark Crown to right of CA and reversed, slight gum creases, a few split perfs. in left margin, unmounted mint, rare multiple. S.G. 107y, cat. £1,500+. Photo.
789 £130
British Virgin Islands: 1866 4d. die proof in green on card (35 x 38mm), fine. Ex J.L. Frederick. Photo.
1190 £650
Gibraltar: 1918 ''WAR TAX'' overprint, 1/2d. green, variety overprint double, left marginal pair, left stamp has minute tone spot, otherwise fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (1988). S.G. 86a, cat. £1,800+. Photo.
1645 £230
North Borneo: 1931 Anniversary 3c. to $5 set of Waterlow sample colour trials in unissued colours, all with small punched holes, and ''SPECIMEN/WATERLOW & SONS LTD'' overprint, mainly fine. Photo.
2072 | £400
United States of America: Collection from 1851 to 1944 in very mixed condition in a DAVO album incl. 1898 Omaha 1c. to $2 (a reasonable sound copy) set used, Airs, Parcel Posts, etc. (few 100)
364 £90
Bahamas: 1942 Landfall 1s. variety broken ''OF'' and ''US'', mint, rather heavily mounted. S.G. 171c, cat. £300. Photo.
792 | £1400
British Virgin Islands: A collection in two albums, incl. range of St. Ursula issues with 1s. variety long tailed ''S'' unused, 1879 21/2d. mint and used (2), 1899, 1904 and 1913-19 to 5s. mint, 1922-28 to 5s. mint (3) and used (2), 1956-62 to $4.80 mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1191 £400
Gibraltar: 1924 (Apr. 19) locally addressed 2d. registered envelope size G bearing on reverse 1/2d. to £1 (ten values all apparently 1912-24 Watermark Mult. Crown CA) and 1925-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA £1 red-orange and black fine used on 1928 (Feb. 17) 'Wilson' cover registered to England. Photo.
1646 | £1500
North Borneo: A collection in a boxed album, leaves and loose, incl. 1894 2c. imperforate plate proof pair, 1895 4c. on $1 in an unmounted mint block of twenty four, 1897-1902 18c. horizontal strip of four, variety imperforate between c.t.o., 1911 high value set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1918 (Aug.) Red Cross to $2 on $2 mint, 1921 Anniversary 10c. die proof in issued colours, 1939 1c. to $5 (less 4c.) imperforate frame plate proofs, 1947 U.P.U. Congress folder, Postal Fiscals 1886 3c. on 4c. used (2, one with raised stop), Postage Dues with 1902-12 24c. in a mint block of four, etc. (100s)
2073 | £210
United States of America: A mainly used collection in mixed condition in five DAVO printed albums contained in a carton incl. 1893 Columbus to $2 unused, range of later issues. (100s)
366 | £780
Bahamas: A mainly unmounted mint K.G.VI selection on a stockcard, incl. 1938-52 values to 5s. (22, with lilac and blue on thick paper and dull mauve and deep blue on ordinary paper) and £1 (8, with deep grey-green and black on thick paper and grey-green and black on ordinary paper), 1942 Landfall £1 ordinary paper lower marginal block of six, also 1902-10 1s. and 5s. used on separate pieces, etc., mainly fine. (98)
793 | £350
British Virgin Islands: A mint collection in an album, incl. range of early issues, 1899 set as singles and in blocks of four, 1904, 1913-19 and 1922-28 to 5s., etc., mixed condition. (169)
1192 £480
Gibraltar: 1925-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA £5 violet and black, mint, a little heavily mounted, fine. Diena certificate (1989). S.G. 108, cat. £1,600. Photo.
1647 | £580
North Borneo: A mint and used collection in two albums, incl. 1883 8c. on 2c. used, 1883 50c. unused, 1886-87 perf. 12 1/2c. and 1c. unused, then later used issues to $5 mainly with remainder or fiscal cancellations, mint with 1894 to 24c., 1897-1902 values to 24c., 1922 Exhibition values to 50c., 1939 to $2, 1945 BMA to $5, 1947 to $5, 1950-51 to $10, etc., also a range of Labuan and Sabah, mixed condition. The property of another vendor. (100s)
2074 | £450
United States of America: Special Delivery: A collection in an album and loose of mainly covers, incl. 1885 10c. imperforate proof in deep blue, 10c. used on separate covers (4), 1893 10c. orange on 1893 2c. stationery envelope, 1893 envelope and 1894 cover, 1893 10c. blue on cover, 1908 10c. green used on 1912 cover, etc. Ex Stevenson. (124 items)
367 | £820
Bahamas: A duplicated mint collection in an album, incl. range of Chalons to 6d., 1883 4d. on 6d., 1884-90 to £1 (3), 1902-10 to £1, 1911-19 to 3s., 1912-19 £1 upper right corner control ''1'' single, War Tax issues with 1918 1s. (2), 1938-52 to £1 (2), etc., later issues to 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
794 | £320
British Virgin Islands: A used collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1922-28 set, etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, later to 1975, mixed condition. (100s)
1193 £100
Gibraltar: 1935 Silver Jubilee 3d. brown and deep blue, in a mint block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, one variety 'extra flagstaff' [Pl. 1, R9/1], fine mint. S.G. 115a, cat. £325+. Photo.
1648 | £400
North Borneo: An unmounted mint selection on a stock page, incl. 1939 values to $1 (2), 1945 values to $5 (2), 4c. block of four, 1947 $2 upper marginal block of six, $5 block of four, 1950-52 to $10, Japanese Occupation, etc., slightly mixed condition. The property of another vendor. (189)
2075 | £350
United States of America: Telegraphs: A collection in a folder, one leaves and loose, incl. American Rapid Telegraph Co., Postal Telegraph Co., Western Union with 1871 two imperforate plate proofs, 1879 to 1945 issues, 1892 pane of four, 1940 $2.50 complete booklet, Telegrams, etc. Ex Stevenson. (few 100s)
368 | £290
Bahamas: A duplicated used collection in an album, incl. range of Chalons to 6d., 1884-90 values to £1, 1938-52 to 5s. (6), etc., later issues to 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
796 | £420
Brunei: A mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1906 to $1 on 8c., 1907-10 duplicated to $1, 1922 Exhibition duplicated to $1 with range of varieties, 1924-27 to $1, 1947-51 to $10, later issues to the 1970s, mixed condition. (100s)
1194 | £65
Gibraltar: 1935 Silver Jubilee 6d. in mint block of four, one showing 'extra flagstaff', light diagonal crease and small paper adherence. S.G. 116a, cat. £275+.
1649 | £290
North Borneo: A selection of ''SPECIMEN'' issues from 1897 to 1939, incl. 1897-1902 set, 1899 surcharged set with extra 1c. horizontal strip of five additionally handstamped ''ULTRAMAR'', 1916 surcharged set, 1931 Anniversary set, 1939 postage due set, etc., mixed condition. (71)
2077 £230
United States of America: 1847-50 5c. grey-brown, fine used with large margins, on 1850 envelope tied by indistinct blue cancellation with Philadelphia datestamp in blue at left. Philatelic Foundation certificate (1978). Ex Stevenson. Photo.
369 | £90
Bahamas: A mint and used accumulation in four albums and loose, mainly Q.E.II, incl. 1954-63 and 1965 to £1 mint, multiples, miniature sheets, a few booklets, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
797 | £230
Brunei: An unmounted mint selection on a stock page, incl. 1947-51 5c. perf. 141/2 x 131/3 with retouch, $10 (4), Japanese Occupation 1942-44 3c. block of four, etc., slightly mixed condition. (111)
1195 £85
Gibraltar: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. slate and purple, in a mint block of four, one with 'extra flagstaff' [Pl. 1, R. 9/1]. S.G. 117, a, cat. £270+. Photo.
1650 | £230
North Borneo: A duplicated mint and used accumulation in varied condition in a stockbook with range of issues incl. some remainder cancellations, 1950-52 $1 to $10 marginal mint plate number singles, 1954-59 1c. to $10 set used, 1961 to $10 both mint and used, also Sabah. The property of another vendor. (few 100s)
2079 | £500
United States of America: Express Mail: A collection in an album and loose, incl. Pacific Union Express Co., Truman & Co. Express, a good range of Wells Fargo & Co. unused and used stationery envelopes, etc. Ex Stevenson. (58 items)
370 | £110
Bahamas: An unmounted mint collection on stock pages, incl. 1948 Tercentenary set, 1954-63 to £1, etc., mainly fine. (127)
798 | £500
Brunei: A collection in mixed condition from 1895 to 2000 in two stockbooks incl. 1895 1/2c. to $1 set both unused and used, 1907-10 MCA 1c. to $1 set mint, 1908-22 MCA to $5 mint, 1922 Exhibition overprinted to $1 mint, 1924-37 Script to $1 mint, 1947-51 to $10 both mint and used, good range of later issues. (100s)
1197 £880
Gibraltar: 1966 Sea Angling Championships 7d. showing the scarce variety black (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint (light gum wrinkle) with normal for comparison. Only thirty-six of this variety exist. S.G. 191a, cat. £1,800. Photo.
1651 | £280
North Borneo: Postage Dues: 1895 to 1939, mainly mint selection in varied condition (the majority of fresh appearance) on leaves incl. 1895-97 overprinted 2c. (2) to 24c., 1897-99 overprinted to 24c., 1902-12 overprinted to 16c., 18c. and 24c., 1918-30 overprinted to 16c., 1939 set, etc. The property of another vendor. (60)
2080 | £140
United States of America: A dealer's stock of mainly covers and postal stationery in a box, early to late, also some revenues, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
371 £380
Bahrain: 1938-41 3p. to 25r. set, 15r. with wmk. inverted, unmounted mint, the 12a. and 25r. with minor creases and a few values with light gum toning, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 20-35, 36w, 37, cat. £1,000. Photo.
799 | £420
Brunei: K.G.V to Q.E.II selection of covers and postal stationery incl. 1936 (Oct. 8) registered On Government Service cover to Guernsey bearing 30c. purple and orange-yellow, 1938 (May 31) cover to U.S.A. from an American naval vessel franked 1c., 2c., 4c. and 5c. tied by ''BRUNEI'' c.d.s., (Dec. 14) cover to England bearing 2c., 6c., 8c. tied by ''BRUNEI'' c.d.s., etc., mixed condition. (105)
1198 £550
Gibraltar: 1967-69 Ships 1/2d. variety grey (sails, etc.) omitted, the unique top margin traffic light single showing the grey dot omitted, small patch of disturbed gum at left otherwise fine unmounted mint, with normal. S.G. 200a, cat. £800, EC GIB400a, cat. (traffic light single) £1,000. Photo.
1652 £420
North Borneo: Postage Dues: 1939 set in horizontal strips of three all perforated ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. D85-D89. Photo.
2082 | £80
Vatican City: A collection in two albums incl. range of Papal States imperfs., 1935 Judicial sets mint or used, 1936 Catholic Press set mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
372 £180
Bahrain: 1950-55 2r. on 2s.6d., type II, an unmounted mint upper left corner block of four, fine. A.G. 77a, cat. £640+. Photo.
801 £270
Canada: British Columbia and Vancouver Island: 1862 envelope from Victoria to Canada West, bearing black oval ''POST OFFICE/(arms)/VICTORIA V.I.'', franked by U.S. 3c. strip of five (two folded over and damaged, tied by target cancellations with San Francisco datestamp, curved ''U.STATES'' in red.
1199 | £2100
Gibraltar: A mint collection in two albums, incl. 1886 overprints to 1s., 1886-87 to 1s., 1889 to 75c. on 1s. (2), 1889-96 to 5p. (3) with 1p. bistre and ultramarine (3), 1898 to 1s. (2), 1903 to £1, 1904-08 to £1, 1906-11 to 4s. (2) and 8s., 1912-24 to £1, 1921-27 to 8s., 1925-32 to £1, 1938-51 to £1 (3), 1953-59 to £1 (3), 1960-62 to £1 (5), etc., later to the 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
1653 | £1100
North Borneo: Postal Stationery: Postcards: A study in two folders, on leaves and loose, incl. 1889 6c. used (5), 1892 1c. on 8c. used, 1894 1c. + 1c. reply card used to Germany with additional 1901-05 1c., 2c. (2), 3c. and 5c., 3c. + 3c. reply cards first part used (4), range of types, etc. (few 100s)
2083 £120
Zanzibar: 1895-98 Provisionals 21/2 on 2a. pale blue type 6 with variety ''1'' in ''1/2'' inverted, fine mint. Brandon certificate (2002). S.G. 26j, cat. £450. Photo.
373 £350
Bahrain: 1950-55 5r. on 5s. variety extra bar [R. 6/1], fine unmounted mint. Murray Payne certificate (2016). S.G. 78a, cat. £900. Photo.
802 £600
Canada: British Columbia and Vancouver Island: 1865 envelope from British Columbia to Canada West, franked by 1860 21/2d. pair and single (part excised), cancelled by barred ovals, with U.S.A. 10c. tied by target cancellation, with San Francisco datestamp and unframed ''PAID'', bearing double circular ''GENERAL POST OFFICE/BRITISH COLUMBIA'' datestamp on the reverse, some faults, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
1200 | £780
Gibraltar: Q.V. to Q.E.II mint collection in three stockbooks within a carton incl. 1886 1/2d. to 1s., 1886-87 1/2d. to 1s. with additional 2d., 4d., 6d., 1s., overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Spanish currency sets, 1906-11 to 8s., K.G.V to 2s.6d., K.G.VI with 1938-51 to 10s. (2), 1946 Victory pair perf. ''SPECIMEN'', extensive Q.E.II with a few inverted watermarks, blocks, etc., quantity of later Q.E.II and 'modern' material with miniature sheets, f.d.c's., presentation packs, prestige booklets etc., mainly good to fine. (many 100s)
1655 £290
Nyasaland: 1897 (Dec.) 1d. on 3s. black and sea-green, showing variety surcharge double, fine mint. S.G. 53c, cat. £750. B.P.A. certificate (1975). Photo.
2087 | £220
Zanzibar: A duplicated mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1895 values to 5r. used, 1896 values to 5r. mint, 1936 to 10s. mint, etc., later to 1967, mixed condition. (100s)
374 £200
Bahrain: 1952-54 1/2a. on 1/2d. variety fraction ''1/2'' omitted, fine unmounted mint vertical pair. S.G. 80a, cat. £400+. Photo.
803 £270
Canada: British Columbia and Vancouver Island: 1865 (ca.) long U.S. 3c. Wells Fargo & Co. envelope, addressed to California, tied by oval ''WELLS FARGO & CO/VICTORIA V.I.'' in blue and at left oval ''POST OFFICE/(arms)/VICTORIA V.I.'', a few imperfections, scarce. Photo.
1201 | £420
Gibraltar: A used collection in an album, Q.V. to early Q.E.II., incl. 1912-24 to £1, 1921-27 to 4s., 1925-32 to £1, 1938-51 to £1, 1953-59 to 31 (2), etc., not all cancellations guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
1656 £270
Nyasaland: 1898 (Mar.) Cheque Stamps, imperf. from Setting I, 1d. vermilion and grey-blue, showing stamp impression dramatically misplaced to foot, fine used on fragment. S.G. 55 var. Photo.
 
375 | £320
Bahrain: An unmounted mint selection on stock pages, incl. 1933-37 to 5r., 1934-37 2a. (small die), 1938-41 15r. with watermark inverted, 1942-45 to 12a., 1948-49 and 1950-55 to 10r. on 10s., 1955-58 10r. on 10r. (type II on De La Rue), etc., some with lightly toned gum, otherwise mainly fine. (89)
804 £320
Canada: British Columbia and Vancouver Island: 1882 ''Wells Fargo & Co'' paste-up 10c. envelope cancelled by blue oval ''WELLS FARGO & CO/Express/VICTORIA.'', bearing 1868-71 perf. 14 5c. tied by ''35'' barred ovals in blue, scarce. Photo.
1202 | £320
Gibraltar: A mint and used collection from 1886 to 1984 in varied condition on leaves incl. 1886 overprints to 21/2d. mint, 1906-11 MCA to 4s. mint, 1912-24 MCA to 8s. mint, 1938-51 to 5s. (3), 10s. (2) and £1 mint with perfs., 1953 1/2d. to £1 set unmounted mint, etc. (few 100s)
1660 £100
Nyasaland: 1938-44 10s. ordinary paper bluish green and brown-red on pale green, fine mint with usual brown streaky gum. S.G. 142a, cat. £425. Photo.
 
376 | £90
Bahrain: A collection in an album, incl. 1942-45 to 12a. used, 1948-49 to 10r. on 10s. used, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
805 £170
Canada: British Columbia and Vancouver Island: 1882 ''Wells Fargo & Co/VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND'' envelope to San Francisco, franked by 3c. tied by violet oval ''WELLS, FARGO & Co./VICTORIA'' datestamp. Photo.
1203 £180
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1912-24 2s.6d. die proof of country name and value tablet in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''17 MAY. 12'' and endorsed ''AFTER/HARDENING'', fine. S.G. 22P. Photo.
1661 | £1500
Nyasaland: A mainly mint collection of British Central Africa on leaves, incl. 1891-95 to 4s., 5s., 10s. and £1, 1892-93 3s. on 4s. and 4s. on 5s., 1895 to 1d. (no gum), 1897-1900 to 3s., 4s., 10s. and £1, 1903-04 to £1, etc., mixed condition. (58)
 
378 £60
Barbados: 1852-55 blued paper, no wmk. imperf. (4d.) brownish red a fine used example with good large margins. S.G. 5 cat. £275. Photo.
806 £150
Canada: British Columbia and Vancouver Island: 1891 ''Wells Fargo & Co'' 2c. envelope with Canadian 3c. (damaged), both tied by ''VICTORIA B.C./CANADA'' datestamps. Photo.
1208 | £420
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: A mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1911 to 1s., 1912-24 to £1, 1922-27 to 10s., 1939-55 duplicated to 5s. (3), 1956-62 to 10s., etc., later to 1970, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1662 | £720
Nyasaland: A mint collection on leaves, K.E.VII to early Q.E.II, incl. 1908-11 to £1, 1913-21 to 10s. (2) and £1, 1921-33 to 10s. (2), 1934-35 sets (3), 1938-44 to £1 (2), 1945 sets (2), a few Malawi issues, etc., mixed condition. (100s)