Number of results: 139


2071

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Early De La Rue Stamp Issues: India 1855 8a. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 61mm.), endorsed and dated in pencil No 4 Before Hardening May 9th. Photo.

Price Realised £550


2072

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Early De La Rue Stamp Issues: India 1855 4a. black and 8a. carmine, both on blued paper, part original gum, the former reperforated at top. S.G. 35, 36, cat. 1,650. Photo.

Price Realised £300


2073

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Early De La Rue Stamp Issues: Ceylon 1858 imperf. 1/2d. dull mauve on white paper, mint horizontal pair, marginal from the left of the sheet with good to large margins. S.G. 17, cat. 360+. Photo.

Price Realised £130


2074

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Early De La Rue Stamp Issues: India 1866 4a. die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down (22 x 24mm.), also the issued stamp, 1885 4a. and imperf. proof of WEST INDIA essay in rose. (4 items) Photo.

Price Realised £250


2075

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The First Key and Duty Plate Type: Saint Christopher 1870 master die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) endorsed BEFORE HARDENING and dated Jan, 21. 1870, also 1884 4d. grey in complete mint sheet of twenty (5 x 4), hinged in margins only. Photo.

Price Realised £820


2076

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The First Key and Duty Plate Type: Selection incl. Dominica 1889 1d. upper two rows of the sheet, Tobago with Watermark Crown CA 5s. ,1885 4d. grey single and corner plate no. pair withCE flaw, also some printed by single impression for Ceylon and New Zealand, good to fine. (39)

Price Realised £160


2077

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The General Key Plate: Master die proof of Die I in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) with uncleared tablets, De La Rues archive copy dated July 23 1879. Photo.

Price Realised £2300


2078

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The General Key Plate: Dies I and II, mainly mint selection of 210 incl. Virgin Islands 1884 21/2d. ultramarine (unused) showing top left triangle detached, Plate no. multiples from Plates 1 to 4 with blocks and full rows, Plate 2 Antigua 1887 4d. chestnut and Turks Islands 1885 1/2d. in complete panes of sixty, Plate 3 Turks Islands 1895 4d. block of four, mainly good to fine.

Price Realised £270


2079

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The General Key Plate: Nevis Postal Fiscals, 1882 REVENUE overprint 6d. green, upper left corner Plate no. 1 block of six (3 x 2), perfs. a little short at foot, otherwise fine and scarce with five unmounted. S.G. F8, cat. 162+.

Price Realised £95


2080

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The General Key Plate: Cyprus 1906 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10pa. orange and green, unmounted mint complete Left pane of sixty (without side margins) incl. R. 7/5 with variety broken top left triangle, odd tone spot well clear of variety. S.G. 61, c, cat. 425+. Photo.

Price Realised £160


2081

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Special Grenada Key Plate: Selection incl. tte-bche items with plate number in pairs and larger multiples incl. 1883 1/2d. upper two rows of sheet (six pairs), 21/2d., 4d. corner block of four (two pairs), 6d. lower four rows of sheet (twelve pairs), 8d., mint, mainly fine. (66)

Price Realised £180


2082

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Special Grenada Key Plate: Montserrat Revenue 1887 1d. lilac tte-bche vertical pair, marginal mint, fine. Believed to be the only surviving mint tte-bche pair. Barefoot 2a. Photo.

Price Realised £1000


2083

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Unappropriated Plates, imperf. proofs of the three designs denominated 3d. in lilac, 1s. in green and 2 in lilac, each handstamped CANCELLED type GB14 and in a horizontal pair on watermarked paper, also G.B. Law Court 6d., Bankruptcy 1s. and Land Registry 1each handstamped SPECIMEN and 1881 G.B. 1d. strip, control S.

Price Realised £85


2084

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Unappropriated Plates, Bechuanaland 1888 3d., 1s. and 1 mint, fine with good colours, this being the only use of the unappropriated plates for postage issues. The 1 with Philatelic Foundation certificate (1988). S.G. 12, 15, 20, cat. 886. Photo.

Price Realised £320


2085

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE, 1887 handpainted essay, Design A, the printers file copy in lilac, carmine and Chinese white on artists brown translucent paper (77 x 95mm.), background painted also on reverse, dated DEC 1st 87. with explanatory endorsement POSTAGE AND REVENUE STAMPS TO BE PRODUCED/FROM KEY PLATE AND OVERPRINTED WITH THE/NAME OF THE COLONY AND THE DUTY. The essay denominated 6d. and inscribed GRENADA, probably due to the lengthy correspondence regarding dual purpose stamps that had preceded. On this date De La Rue wrote to the Crown Agents With reference to our various interviews respecting the proposed new key Plates for the production of Colonial Unified stamps, we beg to enclose a design marked A which we hope will meet with your approval ... The name of the Colony & duty appearing as an overprint so that any Colony could enjoy the use of the key plate. Both designs (see following lot) were approved by the Crown Agents in a brief memorandum on Dec. 24, a decision which lead to the employment of the the Universal Key Plate in 24 different colonial territories right up until 1954. A unique item of historic importance. Photo.

Price Realised £7500


2086

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE/POSTAGE, 1887 handpainted essay, Design B, the printers file copy in blue, pale blue and Chinese white on artists brown translucent paper (72 x 94mm.), background painted also on reverse, dated DEC 1st 87. with explanatory endorsement POSTAGE STAMPS TO BE PRODUCED FROM/KEY PLATE AND OVERPRINTED WITH THE/NAME OF THE COLONY AND THE DUTY. The essay denominated 6d. and inscribed GRENADA, probably due to the lengthy correspondence regarding dual purpose stamps that had preceded. On this date De La Rue wrote to the Crown Agents With reference to our various interviews respecting the proposed new key Plates for the production of Colonial Unified stamps, we beg to enclose a design marked A which we hope will meet with your approval ... The name of the Colony & duty appearing as an overprint so that any Colony could enjoy the use of the key plate. Both designs (see following lot) were approved by the Crown Agents in a brief memorandum on Dec. 24, a decision which lead to the employment of the the Universal Key Plate in 24 different colonial territories right up until 1954. A unique item of historic importance. Photo.

Price Realised £6800


2087

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: 1889 Appendix piece (204 x 173mm.) headed Stamps from the Gold Coast key plate and dated Feb 18th 1889 with three perforated proofs in purple (2) or green and overprinted REVENUE, the denominations handpainted, FIVE SHILLINGS in blue, TEN SHILLINGS and TWENTY SHILLINGS in red, also the issued Gold Coast 1889 (Sept.) POSTAGE/& REVENUE 5s., 10s. and 20s. overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12). This was the first order for the Universal key plates, limited to just 1,020 stamps including just one sheet of the 20s. The number of SPECIMEN stamps provided to the U.P.U. exceeded the number dispatched to the colony. Photo.

Price Realised £2700


2088

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE/POSTAGE, Master die proof, cut-down for file copy, initialled in value tablet, affixed to piece dated and endorsed Feb 21/60 Leads/6 extra for repair crossed by Universal in red, some surface scrapes and soiling, perhaps resulting from the narrow escape in the 1940 air raid which included the destruction of 110, Bunhill Row. Photo.

Price Realised £3500


2089

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE/POSTAGE, British Honduras 1899 REVENUE overprint 10c. showing BEVENUE error, mint, rather heavily mounted otherwise fine. S.G. 67a, cat. 300. B.P.A. certificate (1957). Photo.

Price Realised £60


2090

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE/POSTAGE: Mainly mint selection incl. plate no. pairs and blocks from Plates 1, 2 and 3 incl. Plate 1 Seychelles 1890 Die I 48c. pair, Gambia 1905 1s.6d. and 1909 3s. blocks of four, also Seychelles 1906 6c. dented frame (used), mostly fine. (138)

Price Realised £450


2091

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Queen Victoria master die proof, stamp sized cut-down for file copy, initialled below, affixed to piece (54 x 57mm.) dated and endorsed July 12/60 Leads/6 extra for repairs, later annotated in red General amended to Universal/Colonial with note No charge/for this plate, slight soiling reflecting the items narrow escape in the 1940 air raid. Photo.

Price Realised £1350


2092

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Queen Victoria Plate 2 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, initialled below, affixed to piece (53 x 56mm.) dated and endorsed June 21/120 Leads, later annotated in red Repeat/No. 2. Photo.

Price Realised £1400


2093

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Queen Victoria Plate 3 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, a little rubbed at left, affixed to piece (51 x 57mm.) dated and endorsed June 30th/120 Leads, later annotated in red No. 3/No charge. Photo.

Price Realised £1350


2094

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Gold Coast 1889 20s. green and red. R.P.S. certificate (1986) states unused and (harshly in our opinion) creased. S.G. 24, cat. 3,250.Photo.

Price Realised £820


2095

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: 1890 Leeward Islands Trials, Essay with handpainted country name LEEWARD ISLANDS and denomination HALFPENNY in green and Chinese white on POSTAGE & REVENUE proof in dull purple, perforated 14 and affixed to small piece. This duty was rejected in favour of white numeral on shaded tablet, the Colony ordering a set of eight duties in the Universal POSTAGE/& REVENUE design with the pence values in numerals and the shillings in words so that a distinction between them can easily be noticed. Photo.

Price Realised £800


2096

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Leeward Islands 1890 1/2d. Duty Plate country name and value tablet die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), endorsed BEFORE/HARDENING and dated 26 JUL.90, also a corner plate no. pair of the issued stamp. Photo.

Price Realised £350


2097

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: 1890 Leeward Islands Trials, Essay with handpainted country name LEEWARD ISLANDS and denomination TWO PENCE HALFPENNY in blue and Chinese white on General Key Plate Die I proof in dull purple, perforated 14 and affixed to small piece. The Colony ordered a set of eight duties in the Universal POSTAGE/& REVENUE design with the pence values in numerals and the shillings in words so that a distinction between them can easily be noticed. Photo.

Price Realised £900


2098

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: 1890 Leeward Islands Trials, Essay with handpainted country name LEEWARD ISLANDS and denomination TWO PENCE HALFPENNY in blue and Chinese white on POSTAGE & REVENUE proof in dull purple, perforated 14 and affixed to small piece, also a plate block of the issued 21/2d. The Colony ordered a set of eight duties in the Universal POSTAGE/& REVENUE design with the pence values in numerals and the shillings in words so that a distinction between them can easily be noticed. Photo.

Price Realised £800


2099

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: 1896 Sierra Leone 3d. imperf. colour trial in dull purple and green on unwatermarked paper, this colour combination accepted for the 1/2d. value. Photo.

Price Realised £290


2100

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Leeward Islands 1902 Watermark Crown CA 2s.6d. green and black, mint example with plate no. 2 in lower margin, lightly hinged, fine and rare. From Requisition 8/04, one of just 104 possible from the 52 sheets. S.G. 27. Photo.

Price Realised £210


2101

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Chalk-surfaced paper, Leeward Islands, 1905-08 Watermark Mult. Crown CA, mint blocks of four of the ordinary paper 3d., chalk-surfaced paper 3d., 6d. (2, one slightly rubbed) S.G. 33, a, 34, cat. 690+, also Grenada and Sierra Leone adhesives showing the effects of sizing, mainly fine. (20)

Price Realised £200


2102

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Straits Settlements 1906 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $25 grey-green and black overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), fine with gum. S.G. 139s, cat. 350. Photo.

Price Realised £180


2103

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die I master die proof in black on glazed card (64 x 44mm.) endorsed and dated For hardening/E.A.R./Dec 13. 1911 with the initials of Evelyn Andros De La Rue. Photo.

Price Realised £8000


2104

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die I, Plate 2 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (54 x 51mm.) dated and endorsed April 26/120 Leads, later annotated in red No. 2/240 set plate/previously made/No. 1 (confirming that Plate 1 was for 240 forme printing). Photo.

Price Realised £9000


2105

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Gold Coast 1913 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 20s. purple and black on red, horizontal pair, lower left corner marginal with plate no. 6, fresh and fine. S.G. 84, cat. 300+. Photo.

Price Realised £520


2106

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V, Single Impression Plates, Die I, Plate 1 Ceylon 3c. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) from Nov. 1918, endorsed BEFORE/HARDENING. Photo.

Price Realised £380


2107

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die II, the first master die proof, poor quality impression in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) endorsed in pencil As passed/17.1.1921, this first die progressing to the Before Striking stage on Jan. 25 before being condemned.

Price Realised £6800


2108

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die II master die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) endorsed AFTER/STRIKING, initialled and dated in pencil 11-2-21. Photo.

Price Realised £7000


2109

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die II, Plate 10 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (46 x 58mm.) dated and endorsed Feb 11th/120 Leads, later annotated in red No. 10/New die used for this. Photo.

Price Realised £8800


2110

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V, Reversion to Die I, Plate 23 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (59 x 61mm.) dated and endorsed July 15th/120/No 23, later annotated Made from wrong die/plate cancelled Oct 32. Photo.

Price Realised £4500


2111

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die II, Plate 26 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (47 x 61mm.) dated and endorsed July 28th/120+6/No 26, later annotated Correct die. Photo.

Price Realised £4000


2112

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Fiji 1922 2d. grey, Die II, imperf. proof on gummed paper with Ireland SE watermark, a lower left corner marginal (slightly trimmed) Plate no. 10 block of four. Also a matching plate block of four of the issued Fiji stamp. The proof produced by De La Rue as a paper/watermark trial for the first Irish definitives, a few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. Photo.

Price Realised £420


2113

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V, Die I/Die II gutter pairs from Plate 7 in combination with Plate 12, Ceylon 1924 15c. green on pale yellow vertical pair, marginal from the left of the sheet, mint, folded between, fine. S.G. 349b, cat. 325. Photo.

Price Realised £85


2114

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V, Die I/Die II gutter pairs from Plate 7 in combination with Plate 12, Nigeria 1925 1d. rose-carmine vertical pair, folded between, mint, hinged in gutter only. S.G. 16c, cat. 375. Photo.

Price Realised £180


2115

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George VI, Plate 1 and 2 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (38 x 50mm.) dated and endorsed Oct 29th/120+20 No 1/Nov 1/120 No 2. Four King George VI plates were made, Plate 1 having only a short life. Plate 2 was retired in mid 1945 and all subsequent printings came from Plate 3. Plate 4 was not used. Photo.

Price Realised £1350


2116

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George VI, Plate 3 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (43 x 58mm.) dated and endorsed Oct 12th/No 3/120 + 4. Four King George VI plates were made, Plate 1 having only a short life. Plate 2 was retired in mid 1945 and all subsequent printings came from Plate 3. Plate 4 was not used. Photo.

Price Realised £1600


2117

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George VI Universal Duty Plates, 1943 Leeward Islands 2d. (nos. 2/3) 1s. (nos. 2/2) and very scarce Mauritius 5c. pale lilac (nos. 2/2) with one slightly pulled corner perf., each in an upper left corner marginal mint plate block of four showing both key and duty plate numbers, the only three values to show the two numbers. Also Leeward Is. 1954 3c. and 24c. corner pairs showing both numbers (1/1), this being the only colony to retain this design. Photo.

Price Realised £190


2118

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Plate number multiples and singles, the mint study on leaves incl. K.E.VII Plate 1, incl. Gold Coast 1910 2s. block, Plate 2, incl. Leeward Is. 1910 5s. pair, K.G.V Plates between 1 and 28 incl. scarcer items, Single Impression printings, K.G.VI Plates 1 to 3, etc., mainly fine. (155)

Price Realised £1300


2119

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: An extensive selection, mainly mint, incl. scarcer plate no. singles and multiples with Cayman Is. 1907 1d. pane of sixty, Zululand 1894 1/2d. plate no. strips of three (3) and block of four, 1d. plate no. strips of three (2), twelve, blocks of four and twelve, Leeward Is. incl. 1938-51 2s. Plate nos. 1, 2 and 3 blocks of four, Plate 11 Ceylon 1923 10r. and Seychelles 1921 2r. 25 singles, Gold Coast 1924 5s. block of four, varieties incl. Ceylon 1924 15c. Die I/II gutter pair (rejoined), mostly fine. (approx. 930)

Price Realised £2400


2120

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": 1889 handpainted essay, the printers file copy in lilac, green and Chinese white on artists brown translucent paper (60 x 78mm.) dated MAY 20th. 89, highly attractive. Photo.

Price Realised £850


2121

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Printers file copy cut-down master die proof of Queen Victoria key plate in black on glazed card (22 x 26mm.)

Price Realised UNSOLD


2122

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Essay with SEYCHELLES country name and 5r. value tablet handpainted in green and Chinese white on imperf. Queen Victoria key plate proof in dull purple, affixed to small piece. Photo.

Price Realised £380


2123

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Master die proof of King Edward VII key plate, Printers file copy in black on glazed card (69 x 38mm.), dated in pencil Nov 9 1905 and initialled. Photo.

Price Realised £250


2124

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Seychelles King Edward VII 1d. imperf. colour trial on watermarked Mult. Crown CA paper, fine with gum, also issued 4c. mint and 5r. used and previous issue 1904 4c. on 30c. mint. (4 items) Photo.

Price Realised £210


2125

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Master die proof of King George V key plate, Printers file copy in black on glazed card (69 x 46mm.), dated 20.1.15 and initialled. Photo.

Price Realised UNSOLD


2126

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Seychelles Revenue 1915 4c. lilac and olive-green handstamped SPECIMEN the (slightly rubbed) file copy of the only printing from this plate affixed to small piece endorsed in red above Keyplate 60 set/March 1915. Photo.

Price Realised £100


2127

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/POSTAGE 2c. in olive-green and blue, solid numeral, imperf. on unwatermarked paper, affixed by corner to small piece (26 x 32mm.). Photo.

Price Realised £100


2128

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/POSTAGE 1897 (Aug.) Gambia Trials, Second submission, imperf. 6d. in violet and carmine, white numeral, on gummed, unwatermarked paper with upper margin, fine. Photo.

Price Realised £200


2129

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 1888 (Aug.) First Series from Appendix B, 2c. in green and brown, white numeral, perf. 14 on unwatermarked paper with part gum. Photo.

Price Realised £190


2130

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 1888 (Aug.) First Series from Appendix B, 2c. in green and yellow, white and solid numeral examples, perf. 14 on unwatermarked paper affixed to piece (53 x 26mm.) initialled in red between. Photo.

Price Realised £220


2131

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 1898 (Feb.) Gold Coast Trials, 6d. in green and red on yellow, imperf. white and solid numeral examples, affixed to piece (71 x 33mm.). Ex Sussex. Photo.

Price Realised £300


2132

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in dull purple and ultramarine, white numeral, imperf. on gummed, unwatermarked paper, minor corner bend. Photo.

Price Realised £150


2133

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in dull purple and orange, white numeral, imperf. on unwatermarked paper without gum. Photo.

Price Realised £130


2134

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in dull purple and deep brown (a possibly unrecorded sepia shade), solid numeral imperf. on gummed, unwatermarked paper. Photo.

Price Realised £95


2135

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in green and orange, solid numeral, perf. 14 on gummed, unwatermarked paper. The only example in these colours, used solely for the Grenada 1s., to be perforated. Ex Sussex. Photo.

Price Realised UNSOLD


2136

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in green and orange, white numeral, imperf. on unwatermarked paper, also Grenada 1895 1s., the only stamp printed in this colour combination, in a SPECIMEN overprint horizontal strip of five as supplied for U.P.U. distribution and corner plate block of four from the first printing. (10) Photo.

Price Realised £130


2137

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in green and brown, white numeral, imperf. on gummed, unwatermarked paper, also Gold Coast 10s. and Northern Nigeria 10s. in this colour combination (despite official approval for an orange duty for Northern Nigeria), both overprinted SPECIMEN, and six earlier issues in previously favoured chestnut/brown shades. Photo.

Price Realised £180


2138

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: The following lots are described to correspond with the vendors listing of these published in the London Philatelist, Vol. 117, No. 1357, July-Aug. 2008. 1907 (Nov.) Document 1 - IMPERIUM 6d. in green and black on green, affixed to unendorsed piece (31 x 34mm.). Photo.

Price Realised £190


2139

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Jan.) Document 3 - IMPERIUM 6d. in grey-black and red annotated 4/-/No. 20 alongside with Oval 1d. in the same colours annotated 4/-/No. 46 alongside together on piece (118 x 31mm.). Photo.

Price Realised £320


2140

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Jan.) Document 3 - IMPERIUM 6d. in green and carmine annotated 25/No 26 alongside with Oval 1d. in the same colours annotated 25/No 52 alongside together on piece (117 x 38mm.). Photo.

Price Realised £750


2141

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Mar.) Document 4 - Headed piece (185 x 89mm.) printed in brown, from the first sheet of the three page document bearing imperf. IMPERIUM 6d. and Oval 1d., both in black, endorsed above No. 1 .. Less than 1/4d./S.F. Black and No. 28 .. Less than 1/4d./S.F. Black respectively. Photo.

Price Realised £500


2142

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Mar.) Document 4a - Oval 1d. in black (pale) and black on green, affixed to piece (35 x 34mm.) endorsed above (in brown) No. 15 .. Green Paper./Border, S.F. Black. Head, D.F. Black from the first single page document. Photo.

Price Realised £200


2143

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Mar.) Document 4a - Oval 1d. in green and red on yellow, affixed to piece (35 x 33mm.) endorsed above (in brown) No. 21 .. 5s./Border, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Green. Photo.

Price Realised £210


2144

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Mar.) Document 4 - Nyasaland 10 in blue-green and red, affixed to piece (35 x 54mm.) endorsed above (in brown) No. 61 .. 25./Border, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Green. from the three page document. Photo.

Price Realised £720


2145

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - Headed piece (186 x 89mm.) printed as requested in black, from the first sheet of the three page document bearing imperf. IMPERIUM 6d. and Oval 1d., both in black, endorsed at left Less than 1/4d. and No. 1/S.F. Black and No. 28/S.F. Black above each respectively. Also three issued stamps in this colour. Photo.

Price Realised £620


2146

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in purple on yellow, affixed to piece (32 x 31mm.) endorsed above in black No. 8. Yellow Paper./Duty, S.F. Purple. Head, D.F. Purple. for the 3d. value, from the final three page document. Also Gambia 1909 3d. Plate no. 1 and Grenada 1913 3d. Plate no. 2 blocks of four of the issued stamps. Photo.

Price Realised £100


2147

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in purple and orange, affixed to piece (33 x 30mm.) endorsed above in black No. 12/Duty, S.F. Amber. Head, D.F. Purple. for the 71/2d. value. Photo.

Price Realised £320


2148

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in green and blue, affixed (slight buckle) to piece (31 x 31mm.) endorsed above in black No. 16/Duty, S.F. Blue. Head, D.F. Green. for the 1s.6d. value. Photo.

Price Realised £320


2149

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in grey-black and red on blue, affixed to piece (32 x 32mm.) endorsed above in black No. 18. Blue Paper./Duty, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Black. for the 2s.6d. value. Also Leeward Islands 1911 2s.6d. Plate no. 2 block of four and Nyasaland 1938 2s.6d. Plate no. 1 pair of the issued stamps. Photo.

Price Realised £160


2150

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in grey-black and red, affixed to piece (30 x 31mm.) endorsed above in black No. 20./Duty, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Black. Also mint examples of Gibraltar 1910 4s., British Honduras 1913 $1 and 1925 $1, Bermuda 1920 4s., Gambia 1922 4s. and Leeward Is. 1922 4s. issued in these colours, and Nyasaland 1908 4s. and 1913 4s.with colours reversed. (9 items) Photo.

Price Realised £230


2151

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - Nyasaland 10 in green and red, affixed to piece (31 x 40mm.) endorsed above in black No. 55./Duty, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Green. Also a mint selection of issued stamps in these colours, large and small formats, incl. regional and individual territory issues and single impression values in green on yellow. (36 items)

Price Realised £580


2152

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: British Honduras 1913 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $5 purple and black on red, mint, fine. S.G. 110, cat. 250. Photo.

Price Realised £80


2153

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: British Solomon Islands 1914 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, mint, fine. S.G. 38, cat. 250. Photo.

Price Realised £110


2154

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Gold Coast 1921-25 15s. dull purple and green (with margin, detached), Die II and 2 green and orange, fine mint, printed in suggested colours for the nearest value under the scheme, these being the 8s. and 5 respectively. S.G. 100a, 102, cat. 640. Photo.

Price Realised £270


2155

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Cyprus 1923 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, mint, fine. S.G. 101, cat. 1,300. Photo.

Price Realised £480


2156

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Leeward Islands 1928 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 80, cat. 225. Photo.

Price Realised £85


2157

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Bermuda 1932 Watermark Mult. Script CA 12s.6d. grey and orange in new colours influenced by the primarily fiscal use intended for this value, a fine mint example. S.G. 93, cat. 250. Photo.

Price Realised £90


2158

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Study on leaves, mainly mint, illustrating the 27 colour combinations, etc. incl. Gibraltar 1911 8s., Bermuda 1924 10s., Cayman Is. 1908 10s., Northern Nigeria 1912 1, St. Vincent 1911 1, etc., chiefly fine. (103)

Price Realised £450


2159

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: King Edward VII, 1908 master die proof of the Kings head used for both Oval and Nyasaland key plates, in black on glazed card, cut-down (21 x 25mm.). Photo.

Price Realised £1050


2160

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: King Edward VII master die proof of complete key plate with value, country name and inscription tablets uncleared, cut down to stamp-size for file reference and affixed to small piece. Photo.

Price Realised £1450


2161

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Nyasaland 1925 POSTAGE/REVENUE 11/2d. frame die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), also the issued stamp. Photo.

Price Realised £210


2162

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Ceylon 1927 POSTAGE/REVENUE 5r. imperf. plate proof of frame in black on surfaced paper, archive block of eight (2 x 4) from the lower right corner of the sheet dated 29/7/27 in ms., also the issued 5r. in mint corner plate no. pair. Photo.

Price Realised £270


2163

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Grenada 1937 POSTAGE/POSTAGE 1d. postal stationery POSTAGE/POSTAGE proof of complete design in red on thin card (50 x 59mm.) numbered A320, initialled and dated 29/10/37. Photo.

Price Realised £120


2164

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Nyasaland 1937 POSTAGE/REVENUE 1d. printers archive photographic record (33 x 36mm.) of King George VI head essay rejected in favour of Waterlow 1934 design. Photo.

Price Realised £130


2165

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Ceylon 1938 REVENUE/REVENUE 20r. frame die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), numbered C129, initialled and dated 8/3/38 in pencil, endorsed Appd/HS/8/5 by H. Stansfield for Crown Agents, also the issued stamp and 1927 Postage & Revenue 20r., mint. (3 items) Photo.

Price Realised £350


2166

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: A range of mainly plate no. multiples incl. Plate 1 POSTAGE/REVENUE Nyasaland 1921 1d. pane of sixty, British Honduras 1932 Belize Relief Fund set in blocks of four, Ceylon uninscribed 1943 5r, and REVENUE/REVENUE 1938 10r. blocks of four, Plate 3 POSTAGE/REVENUE Grenada 1921 2d. pane of sixty, most good to fine mint. (333)

Price Realised £520


2167

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: King Edward VII master die proof of complete design with country name, inscription and value tablets uncleared, in black on glazed card, cut-down to stamp size. Photo.

Price Realised £1650


2168

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: East Africa & Uganda 1903-04 Watermark Crown CC 20r. grey and stone, upper right corner marginal example with plate number, light diagonal bend otherwise fine and hinged in margin only. S.G. 15, cat. 550+. Photo.

Price Realised £400


2169

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: Nyasaland 1908 10 purple and ultramarine overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12a), a trifle rubbed otherwise fine with part gum. S.G. 82s, cat. 900. Photo.

Price Realised £250


2170

 

Sale number: 69

The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: Straits Settlements 1911 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $25 purple and blue on blue, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 168, cat. 2,250. Brandon certiicate (1982). Photo.

Price Realised £1100