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

Sale number: 129

Wednesday 5th June 2019

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1 | £4000
A used collection in two New Imperial albums incl. G.B. 1840 1d., 1883-84 10s., K.E.VII to 10s., Ascension 1934 to 5s., Australia 1915 to £1 brown and blue, 1932 Bridge 5s., British Levant, Cape of Good Hope triangulars (10), 1882-83 wmk. Crown CA 5s., Mafeking 1900 Goodyear 1d., Baden-Powell 3d. on piece, Falkland Is. 1912-20 to 5s., 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' to 5s., Gambia, Gibraltar 1925-32 to 10s., Hong Kong 1862-63 to 96c., 1863-71 96c. olive-bistre, India, Malta 1904-14 and 1914-21 to 5s., New Zealand with Chalon types, Papua 1916-31 to 5s., 1932-40 to 10s., St. Helena 1856 imperf. 6d., 1922-37 to 5s., St. Kitts-Nevis 1920-22 to 10s., Seychelles 1921-32 to 5r., Sierra Leone 1912-21 to 5s., 1932 to £1, Straits Settlements 1883 (Apr.) 2c. on 8c. surcharge double, Kedah 1921-32 to $2, Transjordan 1930 Locust Campaign 500m., Western Australia, etc.
322 | £270
Basutoland: A K.G.V to early Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1933 to 10s. mint, 1935 Silver Jubilee set on cover, 2d. with minor broken frameline variety mint, 1937 Coronation f.d.c, 1938 to 5s. (2) and 10s. (2) mint, 1d. 'tower flaw' unmounted mint, 1948 Silver Wedding set in blocks of four unmounted mint, 1954-58 to 10s. mint, 1961-63 to 1r. mint, etc., slightly mixed condition. (131 stamps and 2 covers)
654 | £1500
Egypt: Postal Stationery: A specialised early to modern collection formed by Alan Jeyes in eight albums, incl. envelopes, Air letters, cassette envelopes with unused and used, specimens, varieties, etc. (100s)
919 | £110
Antarctica: Later Expeditions: Argentine Expeditions, 1952 to 1995, a selection of covers, incl. a good range of cachets, flown items, etc. (44 items)
1304 £350
Malaya and States: Covers and Cancellations: World War II, P.O.W., a selection of covers and cards, incl. mainly incoming mail, range of cachets, stationery, etc. (16 items). Photo.
2 | £4800
An interesting old time lot in four albums and a small stockbook, mostly collected before and after W.W.II by a Naval lieutenant stationed in Hong Kong (see also Hong Kong lot ), incl. G.B. 1918-19 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, Australia 1932 Bridge 5s. used, Bahamas 2d. slate with short ''T'' variety mint, Ceylon 1912-25 to 20r. used, Hong Kong 1904-06 $10 used, 1912-21 to $10 used, 1921-27 to $5 mint, 25c. with broken flower variety in a mint pair, K.G.VI mint blocks of four to $10 deep lilac and blue, with some plate number blocks, India 1911-23 25r. used, 1926-33 25r. mint, 1937-40 to 25r. mint, Malaya with Kedah 1921-32 $2 and $5 used, 1937 set to $5 used, St. Helena 1922-37 1/2d. corner block with 'cleft rock' variety mint, K.G.VI mint sets and fine used sets throughout, later K.G.VI and early Q.E.II sets to £1 in original new issue packets, omnibus issues with 1948-49 Silver Wedding unmounted mint, 1949 U.P.U. unmounted mint, various covers incl. 1948 Naval Base Singapore c.d.s., Basutoland K.G.VI 10s., 1937 Coronation covers, etc.
324 £80
Bechuanaland: 1888 1s. block of four, fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 15, cat. £120+.
655 | £2200
Egypt: Postal Stationery: A specialised early to modern collection formed by Alan Jeyes in eight albums, incl. post cards, letter sheets, registered envelopes, wrappers, with unused and used, specimens, varieties, etc. (100s)
920 | £500
Antarctica: An extensive collection well presented on leaves, in binders and loose, with covers and postcards incl. some signed, and stamps, ship and expedition cachets, incl. Argentina, Belgium with 1900 Nels postcards Wharton AA-1, AA-7, AA-10, AA-11 and Zoll AB-21, 1957 Expedition miniature sheet on illustrated cover, Chile, France with 1908 ''Pourquoi-Pas'' card HB-1 and T.A.A.F. issues, Japan, Norway, Russia, South Africa, U.S.A. with Byrd expeditions, Operations Highjump and Deepfreeze.
1305 £320
Malaya and States: Covers and Cancellations: World War II, a selection of covers, all censored in Singapore, incl. 1942 (Jan. 1) airmail cover to Canada, with censor cachet and label (on this date the British withdrawal from Malaya was completed), etc. (17 items). Photo.
4 | £6500
A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in six albums, incl. Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Guiana, Canada 1908 Tercentenary set, 1928-29 set, Officials, Ceylon, Cyprus 1934 set, Gibraltar 1886-87 set, 1889 set, 1948 Silver Wedding £1, Gold Coast, India 1911-23 to 25r., States, Jamaica, Malaya and States with Straits Settlements, Kedah, Perak, Malta, Mauritius, New Zealand, Rhodesia, Sierra Leone 1872-73 watermarks sideways and upright, 1938-44 set, Southern Nigeria 1901-02 set, 1903-04 to 10s., 1907 set, etc., varied condition. (many 100s)
328 | £580
Bechuanaland: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1913-14 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2, one overprinted ''SPECIMEN'') and 5s. (2) mint, De La Rue 2s.6d. (5) and 5s. mint, Waterlow 2s.6d. and 5s. (2) mint, 1925-27 to 6d. (2) and 1s. (2) mint, 1932 to 10s. mint, 1938-52 to 5s. (2) and 10s. (2) mint, values to 10s. used, 1955-58 to 10s. mint, postage dues, etc., slightly mixed condition. (approx. 180)
656 £70
Egypt: Revenues: 1934 1m. to 200m., imperforate from the 'Royal' printings with ''Cancelled'' on reverse, fine. Photo.
921 £240
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 1998 Antarctic Birds 1p. in a complete plate 1A x 4/1B x 4 sheet of 50 (two panes of 25), folded twice with [R.1/1] of the lower pane showing the inscription error ''British Antarctic Terri'' instead of ''Sheathbill Chionis alba'' at top, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 290, a, cat. £546+, SH 293, v1. Photo.
1306 £280
Malaya and States: Covers and Cancellations: World War II, a selection of Forces mail, incl. F.P.O's, range of censor marks, etc. (15 items). Photo.
5 | £2200
A Q.V. to K.G.V collection in and Imperial album (vol. 1), incl. Australian States, Barbados, Falkland Islands 1891-1902 21/2d. Prussian blue used with B.P.A. certificate (1966), 1898 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 1904-12 to 5s. mint, 1921-28 set mint, Gibraltar with 1898 set mint, India, Mauritius 1848-59 1d. worn impression used, 1d. latest impression used, 2d. worn impression used (all with faults), 1859 2d. used, 1860-63 to 1s. used, 1863-72 to 6d. mint, 1900-05 to 5r. mint, New Zealand, Transvaal, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
329 £60
Bechuanaland: Postal Stationery: A used selection comprising 1888 1d. postcard used 1893 to Beaufort West, 1894 1d. postcard used 1895 to Green Point, Cape Town, 1894 1d. postcard uprated 1/2d. and used 1903 to New Zealand, and 1894 1d. reply card uprated with 1/2d. and 1d. and used 1896 to Bavaria. (4)
657 | £150
Egypt: Revenues: An accumulation, the majority in sheets of 50 or 100 in a folder, unmounted mint, etc. (approx. 12,000)
922 | £220
Antarctica: French Southern and Antarctic Territories: Mint collection on stockleaves incl. 1948 and 1955 Madagascar overprints, 1956-59 Airs, 1957 I.G.Y., 1960 Kerguelen, 1961 Charcot, 1962-66 Airs, Satellite 50f., 1963 Crozet, Quiet Sun, 1965 Discovery, I.T.U., 1966 Satellite, 1968 20f. Albatross, D'Urville, 1968-69 and 1969-71 Airs, etc. mainly fine. (approx. 430)
1307 £70
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1867-72 2c. brown watermark inverted, fine unused. S.G. 11w. Photo.
6 | £1900
A mainly mint Q.V. to K.G.V in two New Imperial albums, incl. Australia 1913 to 1s., British Solomon Islands, Egypt, Gambia 1909 6d. with dented frame, Great Britain 1929 P.U.C. £1, 1934 re-engraved 10s., Indian States 1885-90 2a. overprint error ''PUTTILLA'', New Guinea 1932-34 Air set, New Zealand, Nigeria, South West Africa 1931 set with 3d. and 10d. airs, Tanganyika, also two stockbooks and loose of mainly Germany, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
331 £110
Bechuanaland: 1892, two covers from the Sitwell correspondence, both bearing 1891-94 6d. and sent from Macloutsi to Beal, the first on Dec. 11 and the second Aug. 23. Photo.
658 | £240
Egypt: Great Britain used in Egypt, a collection on leaves, incl. Alexandria 1858-79 3d. carmine-rose (1862), 4d. vermilion pairs (2, one plate 12 and one plate 14), plate 15 single, 6d. grey plate 12, 10d., 1s. (1856), Suez, slightly mixed condition, mainly fine strikes. (75)
924 £180
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australian States: New South Wales: British National Antarctic Expedition, 1904 N.S.W. Bookstall Co. ''Discovery'' Antarctic Series 'Private Post Card', ''EMPEROR PENGUIN ROOKERY AT COMMENCEMENT OF GREAT BARRIER'', used 1904 (Aug. 27) from Sydney to France franked 1/2d. and 1d. on picture side. Wharton DF-4. Photo.
1313 £95
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: 1900-01 1c. imperforate colour trial in black and purple, on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
7 | £5500
A mint and used British Empire collection in New Imperial albums volumes I and II, well filled, Q.V. to K.G.V, incl. Antigua, Ascension 1924-33 to 3s. mint, Australia 'Roos with 1915-27 £1 used, Australian States, Bahamas 1902-07 £1 used, Barbados Britannias to 1s. used, Bechuanaland, Bermuda, British Guiana, British Honduras 1891-1901 to $2 mint, Canada 1859 selection, Large Queens to 15c. used, Cape of Good Hope 1d. (5), 4d. (7), 6d. (3) and 1s. (2) used triangulars, Cayman Islands 1907 to 5s. mint, 1907 1/2d. on 5s. and 1d. on 5s. mint, Ceylon Chalons to 2s. used, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Dominica 1877-79 to 1s. mint, Egypt, Falkland Islands, Gambia, Gibraltar, Gold Coast, Great Britain with 1840 1d. black used (2), 1864 1d. plate 225 used, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 used, surface printed to 5s. used, 1887-92 Jubilee to both 1s. used, Grenada, Hong Kong, India 1854 4c. used (2, both cut to shape), Indian States, Iraq, Jamaica 1870-73 1s. ''$'' for ''S'' used, K.U.T., Leeward Islands, Malayan States, Malta, Mauritius Britannias, Montserrat, Morocco Agencies, Natal, Newfoundland imperfs., New Zealand Chalons, Nigeria, North Borneo, Nyasaland, Orange Free State, Palestine, Papua, St Helena, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Sarawak, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South West Africa, Straits Settlements, Sudan, Tonga, Transvaal, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Zanzibar, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
333 £170
Bechuanaland: 1893 (Aug. 10) envelope to Johannesburg bearing 1888 1/2d., 1888 3d., 1s., 1893-95 1d., 2d., 4d. and 6d., tied Vryburg c.d.s's with another strike alongside. Photo.
659 | £1500
Egypt: Cancellations and Covers: A collection of Great Britain used in Egypt incl. Alexandria 1858-79 3d. rose (1862) (6), 4d. rose pair used alongside 1d. rose-red on 1861 cover to Edinburgh, 4d. sage-green (2), 6d. lilac plate 5 strip of three, plate 6 pair on 1868 cover, plate 8 on 1870 cover, plate 8 strip of three on 1870 cover, 9d. (8), 10d. (2), 1s. green (1856) (2), (1862) on 1862 cover to Bombay, 2s. blue (4), 5s. rose (7), Suez 1859-79 2d. blue block of four (R.P.S. certificate, 1968), 4d. sage-green, 2s. blue, 5s. rose, etc., also 1849 letter from Suez to London, mixed condition but many fine strikes. (100s)
926 £75
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australian States: Tasmania: Penguin P.O., Selection incl. 1887 Electric Telegraph form with message from Penguin to Launceston, two picture postcards of Penguin used 1906 Zeehan to Hobart and 1907 Ulverston to Adelaide respectively, 1909 Municipality of Penguin cover to Campbell Town franked 1d. Pictorial pair, later cancellations, etc. (14 items)
1314 | £160
Malayan States: Kedah: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1912 to $3, 1919 50c. on $2 and $1 on $3, 1921-32 to $5, 1922 both Exhibition sets, 1937 to $5, 1950-55 to $5, 1957 to $5 (also set used), etc., mixed condition. (123)
8 | £2700
A mainly mint K.G.VI and early Q.E.II collection in seven albums, incl. Antigua, Australia, Bahrain, Bermuda, British Occupation of Italian Colonies, Canada Officials with 1949 set, 1950-52 set, Falkland Islands with 1938-50 to £1 used with extra 5s. indigo and yellow-brown used, 1952 set, Dependencies 1954-62 set, South Georgia 1963-69 set, Fiji, Hong Kong, India 1948 Gandhi set, Feudatory States, Kuwait, Malayan States, North Borneo, Singapore, Southern Rhodesia 1951 postage due 4d. dull grey-green, etc. (1,000s)
335 £110
Bechuanaland: 1907 (May 5) front to Ontario bearing 1897-1902 1d. lilac pair tied Gaborones Station c.d.s., taxed with Canada 2c. postage due alongside. Photo.
663 £1000
Egypt: Foreign Post Offices: A selection in an album, incl. Austrian P.O. 1884 5s. stationery card cancelled by Alexandria c.d.s., British P.O's with values to 5s. (5), French P.O's with seven stampless covers, Italian P.O's, Russian P.O's with Egyptian 2m. stationery card to Moscow, etc. (26 covers, front and 140 stamps)
927 £130
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australian States: Tasmania: Penguin Creek P.O., 1d. postal stationery card used 1899 (Aug. 14) to Launceston with ''123'' barred oval and Penguin Creek despatch c.d.s., 1904 (Apr. 13) ''Penguin Hotel'' envelope used to Hobart franked Pictorial 1d. (2) cancelled by two Penguin ('Creek' removed) c.d.s's. (2 items) Photo.
1315 £350
Malayan States: Kelantan: 1937-40 1c. to $5 set, mint, fine. S.G. 40-54, cat. £1,600. (15) Photo.
9 | £2100
A used K.G.VI collection in a Crown album incl. 1948 Silver Wedding complete, Aden 1937 Dhows to 5r., Bahamas 1938-52, 1942 and 1948 sets to £1, Bermuda high values to £1 (4), Burma 1937 to 15r., Falkland Is. 1938-50 to £1, Hong Kong 1938-52 to both $10, India 1948 Gandhi 10r., Leeward Is. 1938-51 to £1, Kelantan 1937-40 to $2, New Zealand Arms to £3, South Africa officials, etc.
337 | £210
Belgium Colonies: Katanga: An accumulation of commercial covers, incl. range of frankings, etc. (60 items)
665 | £65
Egypt: Hotel Cancellations: A selection on leaves, incl. Cataract, Ghesiseh Palace, Grand Continental with 1896 registered cover to Alexandria, Luxor, Mena House, Savoy, Seramis, Shepheards with 1899 postal stationery card, Stan Stefano, Winter Palace, etc. (2 covers and stamps)
928 £140
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australian States: Tasmania: Australasian Expedition 1911-14, piece (85 x 43mm) bearing 1d. Pictorial tied by scarce cachet ''LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/POSTED AT/MACQUARIE ISLAND/ (penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E.'' with Hobart Dec. 21 1911 c.d.s. alongside.
1317 £120
Malayan States: Penang: World War II, a selection of eight covers censored in Penang, incl. ''PASSED BY CENSORED/(crown)/PENANG'' marks, etc. Photo.
10 | £4500
A vast accumulation in stockbooks, on stockcards, in packets and loose in five cartons and a large folder, with many sheets and large multiples inc. France, G.B., Malta, New Zealand, Sarawak, South Africa, quantity of miniature sheets, Australia and States, Canada booklets, f.d.c's incl. Bulgaria, Falkland Is., Malta, West Indies, quantity of New Zealand K.G.VI and Q.E.II counter coils with a range of different numbers, Rhodesia & Nyasaland 1955 Victoria Falls 3d. pairs (250+) with one of each showing wing flaw, Belgium 1905-08 to 2f. mint, 1932 Mercier Fund set mint, 1933 Orval Abbey set mint, France mint incl. 1936 Air set to 50f., 1936 Banknote 50f., 1949-50 Air 1000f. (4), 1954 Air sets (3), 1964 Philatec miniature sheet, 1937 PEXIP miniature sheet used, Germany mint incl. 1930 IPOSTA miniature sheet, Berlin 1949 U.P.U. set, Goethe set, Relief Fund set, Liechtenstein 1928 Accession set mint, The Empire Collection of 25 replicas in gold-plated .925 silver (most tarnished), etc.
339 | £120
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5s., 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s., 2s.6d. (2) and 12s.6d. mint, all from pos. [55], showing the development of the HPF 55 flaw, and 1918-22 10s. showing break in lines below left scroll used, the latter with small thin at top otherwise fine. (6)
668 £1300
Egypt: Airmails: 1910 to 1961 collection of covers and cards in folder, incl. 1914 Marc Pourpe cover to London (cachet pale, adhesive rubbed), 1923 cover to Sikkim franked by 1922 Proclamation 5m. (4), 1931 Zeppelin 50m. on 27m. and 100m. on 27m. used on flown cover, 1933 Air set used on two 1933 covers, range of routes, first flights also some airmail labels, etc. (246 items)
929 £1200
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australian States: Tasmania: Australasian Expedition 1911-14: Bank of Australasia long envelope addressed to the bank in Hobart bearing 1d. Pictorial tied by cachet ''LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/POSTED AT/MACQUARIE ISLAND/ (penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E.'' and cancelled on arrival by Hobart Dec. 21 1911 c.d.s. having been carried back by the supply vessel ''Toroa'' which had accompanied the expedition as far as Macquarie Island, apparently commercial but with receiving endorsement ''Posted without contents/(initials)/21.12.11'', creasing at foot and vertical fold at left. Also 1998 ''Aurora Australis'' envelope with cachet recording early termination of expedition due to engine room fire. (2 items) Photo.
1318 £110
Malayan States: Perak: 1900 3c. on $1 green and pale green pair, variety watermark inverted, unused with part disturbed gum, couple of other minor faults, fresh. S.G. 86w, cat. £800. Photo.
11 | £1150
Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used British Empire collection in six albums or stockbooks, Australia incl. 1931-36 10s., £1, £2 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type D, Egypt, Gold Coast with 1884-91 1/2d. to 2s. mint, Great Britain overprinted incl. Morocco Agencies, Tangier, Nauru, Levant, Eritrea, Tripolitania, some mint multiples, Hong Kong, Iraq officials incl. 1920-23 ''ON STATE SERVICE'' mint to 2r. on 25pi. green, K.U.T. with 1890 1/2a. on 1d. mint, 1895-96 mainly mint values to 5r. (toned), 1896-1901 mainly mint to 5r., 1897 unused values comprising 1/2a., 2a., 5a. (thinned), 71/2a., 1897-1903 mint 1r., 2r., 5r., Montserrat 1922 2s. pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Nyasaland incl. 1897-1900 mint to 4s., Rhodesia incl. 1896 mainly mint to 1s. (less 6d.), Double Heads mainly used to 5s., Admirals to 2s., used, Southern Rhodesia 1924-29 mint to 5s., 1931-37 mint to 5s. incl. perfs., also two empty stockbooks, fair to fine. (100s)
343 £520
Bermuda: 1938-53 perf. 14 2s. (3), 10s., 12s.6d. and £1, perf. 13 2s. (2) and 5s. all in unmounted mint blocks of four (one 2s. mounted), mainly fine.
674 £180
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1934-35 Letter Stamps perf. 131/2 x 14 1p. carmine, five panes of twenty in booklet, missing one stamp, creased cover and with some toning, otherwise fine. S.G. A9, cat. £742 as singles. Photo.
930 £2400
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australia: Australasian Expedition 1911-14, commercial envelope carried on the ''Aurora'' to the Antarctic with ''LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/POSTED IN/ANTARCTICA/(penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E.'' and mailed from Hobart to Dunedin franked by Australia 1d. kangaroo (affixed upside down, scarce franking for expedition mail) with Mar. 15 1913 machine cancellation, a little roughly opened. Believed addressed by John King Davis, captain of the ''Aurora'' and Mawson's second-in-command. Photo.
1319 £190
Malayan States: Perak: 1941, five covers from the Grove-White correspondence, incl. three incoming, showing censor marks, etc. Photo.
12 | £3000
A comprehensive mainly Q.E.II mint collection in fifteen albums, incl. Antigua, Australia, Bahamas, British Antarctic Territory 1963-79 set, British Virgin Islands, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands with 1952 set, 1960-66 Birds set, Dependencies 1954-62 set, South Georgia 1963-79 set, Gibraltar 1953-59 set, Hong Kong 1962-73 set, Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika, Malta 1956-58 set, North Borneo 1961 set, Pitcairn Islands, Singapore, Tonga, Tristan da Cunha 1952, 1960 sets, very good range of issues to 1985, etc. (1,000s)
347 £850
Bermuda: 1938-53 perf. 13 £1 violet and black on scarlet, unmounted mint sheet of sixty, some very light creasing, fine and fresh, scarce in this form. S.G. 121d, cat. £3,300+.
675 | £380
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A collection on leaves, incl. 1932-33 Postal Seal 1p. used block of twelve, Letter Seal 1p. on cover to York with ''6'' in crowned circle, 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. on cover, 1935 Christmas 3m. on 1p. pair used on piece, etc., slightly mixed condition. (9 covers and 53 stamps)
931 £9000
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australia: Australasian Expedition 1911-14, Envelope with fine strike of ''LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/(penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E.'' cachet without ''POSTED In ...'' inscription, being one of only two known examples on full envelope, addressed to the Amalgamated Picture Theatres company in Sydney with endorsement ''If unclaimed please re-address/Frank Hurley/c/o Kodak, Sydney'', franked 1d. kangaroo cancelled Adelaide Feb. 26 1914 with enclosed handwritten letter from the ''S.Y. Aurora'' on expedition stationery dated ''17th February/14'', ''about 9 days from Adelaide'' and signed by Hurley with fascinating comments on the 3,000 feet of film that he had taken. Polar icon James Francis Hurley (1885-1962) was official photographer on the Mawson Expedition, his famous motion picture images of the hardships and heroism of the explorers captured by a hand-crank movie camera, the Debrie Parvo L 35 mm. Hurley participated in the record-breaking sledging journey to the South Magnetic Pole that averaged a remarkable 66 km per day, filming key events along the way, his film ''Home of the Blizzard (Life in the Antarctic)'' being used by Mawson on his tours around Australia and England to recoup the cost of the expedition. Photo.
1321 £140
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: Penang, a mint and used selection, incl. 1942 values to $2 with 1c. block corner plate block of four mint, 2c. block of four with one stamp ''PE'' for ''PENANG'' used with Emperor's Commemoration postmark, 15c. overprint inverted unmounted mint, etc., slightly mixed condition. (31)
13 £2100
An old-time collection in mixed condition in a damaged Permanent album with clasp incl. China with Small Dragons, 1897 30c. on 24c. used, 1897 Revenue 2c. on 3c. used, France, German States, G.B. from 1840 1d. (2), 2d. used, surface printed, Officials, Hong Kong, Japan, Norway, British Africa, South America with Bolivia and Chile, U.S.A. incl. 1869 to 24c. used, 1893 Columbus 1c. to $5 set fresh unused but stuck down, 1904 Exposition set mint, etc. (100s) Photo.
349 £240
Bermuda: 1966-69 Buildings 1s.6d. with major shift of rose with normal for comparison, also 1970 2c. on 2d. with major shift of green, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 199 var, 233 var. Photo.
676 | £280
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A collection on leaves, incl. G.B. used in Egypt 21/2d. blue (3) and 21/2d. lilac (2), 1932-38 Postal Seal 1p. mint, 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. mint and used, a few covers with 1936 3m. block of four used on 1936 cover to London, etc., mixed condition. (36 stamps and 7 covers)
933 £3000
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australia: British, Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31: A very rare, possibly unique series of twelve envelopes self-addressed by Stuart 'Stu' Campbell, pilot in charge of flying operations mapping the coastline, each with 11/2d. Canberra cancelled by ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin)-31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' reserve cachet and respectively showing the following typed endorsements: Arrive off Scott Island 16th December 1930; Arrive Belland Island 20th December 1930; Arrive Adelie Land 30th December 1930; Proclamation Day 5th January 1931; Arrive Wilkes Island 10th January 1931; Arrive BANZ Land 14th January 1931. What a celebration!; Arrive Queen Mary Land 1st February 1931; Second Flight February 9th 1931; Third Flight in Antarctic 11th February 1931; Arrive Cape Darnley 12th February 1931; Arrive McRobertson Land 17th February 1931; Landing Cape Bruce 18th February '31 and raised the flag. Photo.
1322 £400
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: Selangor, 1942 Agri-horticultural Exhibition 2c. and 8c., both with overprint inverted, used on piece with neat Japanese c.d.s., fine, also the regular set mint. S.G. J90b, J91b, cat. £800. Photo.
14 | £750
A British Commonwealth accumulation in eleven file boxes and loose, incl. Aden, Gibraltar 1953-59 set used, Hong Kong 1962-73 set mint, Mauritius 1938-49 to 10r. used, 1950 set used, North Borneo 1939 to $1 mint, 1945 BMA set used, 1950-52 sets mint and used, 1961 set mint, Sarawak 1934-41 to $4 mint, 1945 BMA to $4 mint, 1950 set mint, Seychelles, Trucial States 1961 set used, etc. (1,000s)
350 | £300
Bermuda: A collection in an album, mostly K.G.V to K.G.VI, incl. K.G.V Key Plate values to 10s. mint and 12s.6d. used, 1920-21 Tercentenary set mint, 1921 Tercentenary set mint, etc., slightly mixed condition but with many nice clean examples and c.d.s's. (100s)
677 | £190
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A mint collection, incl. 1938-52 both 1p., 1932-35 Christmas Seals set in corner block of four, 3m. complete sheetlets of twenty (2), 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. (corner crease), etc., slightly mixed condition. (48)
934 £650
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australia: British, Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31: Small ''S.A.C. Campbell'' self-addressed envelope bearing Australia K.G.V Head 1d. tied by ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin)-31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' 2nd or 'Reserve' cachet, endorsed ''The smallest letter ever/flown in Antarctica by/S. Campbell, Pilot, BANZ,/Expedition'', probably carried on the first flight, very rare. Photo.
1323 £210
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: Trengganu, 1942 (Sept.) 5c. upper marginal block of four mint, $5 mint with flat gum and 1943 1c. to 35c. set, mint, slightly mixed condition. The set with Brandon certificate (1994). S.G. J102, J115, J133-J145, cat. £794. Photo.
15 | £1950
An accumulation in seven albums, folder, three stockbooks and loose in packets, incl. Antigua, Bermuda, British Honduras, Grenada, Jamaica, Malta, New Zealand, Rhodesia, St. Vincent, Sudan, Turks & Caicos Islands, etc. (1,000s)
352 | £240
Bermuda: A K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in two file boxes, incl. 1938-53 to £1 mint, to £1 (2) used, 1953-62 set unmounted mint, 1970 2c. on 2d. watermark Crown to right of CA unmounted mint, etc. (few 100s)
678 | £450
Egypt: French Post Offices: Alexandria, a used collection on stock pages, incl. Ceres 80c. strip of three used with ''5080'', 1899-1900 to 5f., 1902-21 to 5f., 1921-23 to 150m. on 5f., 3m. on 3c. wide ''3'', 6m. on 6c. wide ''6'', 15m. on 2c. error, 30m. on 15m. on 1f., 1921-22 to 150m. on 5m., 1927-28 to 250m., 1927-30 Sinking Fund set, range of postage dues with 1928-30 set, etc., also 1899-1900 1c. overprint double mint, slightly mixed condition. (115)
935 £500
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australia: British, Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31: Small envelope endorsed ''Last Day in Antarctic Ocean'' bearing K.G.V Head 1/2d. orange and 11/2d. scarlet tied by ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin)-31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' 2nd or 'Reserve' cachet and self-addressed by Stuart Campbell with further strike of cachet on reverse. Photo.
1333 £300
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: A selection of covers and stamps, incl. 1942 envelope from Penang franked by 1942 1c., 2c. and 5c. with ''Okagawa'' seals, 1944 envelope from Penang, franked by 1942 2c. and 3c. (2) with ''Okugawa'' chops, etc. (13 items, 30 stamps). Photo.
16 | £1550
An all World collection in eight albums and loose, incl. Bahamas, Bermuda, British Honduras, Cyprus 1938-51 set mint, Falkland Islands with 1938-50 to £1 mint, Dependencies 1954-62 set mint, Germany with West Berlin 1949 U.P.U. set mint (top three values are unmounted), Gibraltar 1953-59 set mint, Great Britain 1878 printed ''Light Infantry, Hayti'' envelope used to London, Hong Kong 1954-62 set mint, India 1948 Gandhi set mint, New Hebrides 1938 set mint, St. Helena, 1949 U.P.U. British Commonwealth mint complete in special album, etc. (1,000s)
353 | £180
Bermuda: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a stockbook, incl. 1884-1904 21/2d. with inverted watermark used, 1910-25 set mint, 1918-22 4s. 'broken crown and scroll' mint, also some covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
679 | £220
Egypt: French Post Offices: Port Said, a used collection on stock pages, incl. 1899-1900 to 5f., 1899 with type 13 and 14 in red 25c. on 10c., 1902-20 to 5f., 1921-23 surcharged locally to 60m. on 2f. (less 30m. on 1f.), 1921-23 surcharged in Paris to 150m. on 5f., 1921 (Nov.) to 15m. on 15c., slightly mixed condition. (93)
936 £680
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australia: British, Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31: Rare commercial cover to Isle of Islay Scotland, twice redirected to Glasgow, bearing K.G.V Head 2d. scarlet cancelled by ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin)-31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' 1st type cachet and additionally tied by Bowmore Apr. 28 1931 c.d.s., vertical cover fold. Photo.
1334 £320
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: A selection of commercial covers and cards, incl. censor marks, registered mail, etc. (13 items). Photo.
17 | £650
A British West Indies collection in eleven file boxes, incl. Antigua, Bahamas, British Guiana 1934-61 set used, British Honduras, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia 1936 set used, St. Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, many first day covers, etc. (1,000s)
354 | £150
Bermuda: A Q.V. to K.G.V accumulation in a stockbook, incl. flaws, retouches, extensive Dry Dock issues, etc. (100s)
681 | £110
Egypt: French Post Offices in Egypt: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. France used in Egypt with Alexandria 1899-1900 5f. used, 1921-23 30m. on 1f. used, Port Said, a few covers with 1928 cover bearing Alexandria 1921-23 15m. on 50f., 1928 cover bearing Alexandria 1925 1m. on 1c., 6m. on 15f. and 8, on 20f., Port Said picture postcards, etc., mixed condition. (84 stamps and 13 covers)
937 £75
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australia: H.M.A.S. ''Penguin'', 1940 cover readdressed from R.M.S. ''Mauretania'' to the ship, 1944 cover to Hobart censored signed by a ''Penguin'' lieutenant, 1952 New Zealand O.H.M.S. cover from Auckland Naval Base to the Wardmaster Lieutenant and 1959 cover registered from Naval P.O. Balmoral by a serving W.R.A.N (endorsement on flap). Submarine depot ship H.M.A.S. ''Platypus'' was commissioned as the ''Penguin'' in 1929 and recommissioned under her original name in 1941. Construction of a shore base bearing the same name began at Balmoral the same year. (4 items)
1335 £150
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: Two Japanese Forces in Malaya stationery cards, five propaganda cards, also 1935 $1 banknote and Japanese Occupation $5 banknote. Photo.
18 | £820
A collection in ten albums and twenty stockbooks with G.B. booklet panes incl. 1902 1/2d. green+St. Andrew's Cross, controls, Lundy and Herm incl. covers, Commonwealth with omnibus issues, Australia, Hong Kong, Malta, Mauritius 1921-34 to 5r. mint, St. Helena, Zanzibar 1908-09 3r., 4r. and 5r. used, a well filled Challenge album incl. China, Japan, Italian Colonies, South America, U.S.A., interesting postal history with Australian States, China 1939 advertising cover from Shanghai to Amoy, Tonga 1901 registered envelope to New Zealand, etc.
355 | £150
Bermuda: A mint and used Q.V. selection, incl. 1865-1903 1d. (2), 2d. (2), 1s. (2), perf. 14 x 121/2 3d. mint or part original gum, etc., mixed condition. (27)
682 £300
Egyptian Occupation of Gaza: 1938 Anniversary of Declaration of Human Rights 35m. with brown overprint, fine unmounted mint block of four, mounted in selvedge. S.G. 99a, cat. £1,300. Photo.
939 £380
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Australia: Australian Antarctic Territory 1984 definitives, rare set of ten photographic colour proofs (without 1987 additional values), each denominated 30c. or 36c., mounted on two green cards (one 210 x 160mm, the other 171 x 216mm and headed ''ASII''), chosen denominations annotated in ms. alongside each (the $1 Emperor Penguins here denominated 36c.). Photo.
1337 £120
Malta: 1771 entire from Malta to France, with strike of two line ''MARSEILLE/DE MALTHE'', manuscript ''8'' alongside. Photo.
20 | £1050
A used K.G.VI collection in a Crown album incl. several 1948 Wedding high values, Ascension, Bahrain, Bermuda, Canada officials, Ceylon 1952 Postal Fiscal 10r., Falkland Is. 1938-50 to £1, Hong Kong 1938-52 to $10 lilac and blue, India 1937-40 set to 25r., Leeward Is. 1938-51 to £1 (2), New Zealand Arms 30s. and £3, Nyasaland 1938-44 to £1, Perak 1935-37 $5, etc.
358 | £280
Bermuda: Cancellations, a small Q.V. collection on leaves, incl. types K3 and K4 barred numerals from 3 to 19 (except K3 no. 18 and K4 no. 16), most have clear upright strikes, fair to fine. (33)
683 | £200
Egyptian Occupation of Gaza: 1948 to 1967, a group of covers, incl. censor cachets, also two Red Cross forms. (22)
940 £160
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Austro-Hungarian Empire: 1916 'Der Lezte Mann' postcard used 1916 (Apr. 27) from Pola to Marchtrenk with fine circular ''K.U.K. KRIEGSMARINE/(arms)/S.M. TORPEDOBOOT ''61T'' in red, 1917 (June 23) stampless envelope registered from the K.u.K. Marinefeldpostamt in Pola with superb red oval ''K.U.K. KRIEGSMARINE/(arms)/S.M.B. 61'' and straight line ''S.M. Boot ''61''. Launched in 1913, the ''Pínguín'', S.M. Boot 61, torpedo boat in the Austro-Hungarian Navy, served in the 8th Division of the 2nd Fleet during World War I and was given to Yugoslavia after cessation of hostilities. (2 items) Photo.
1338 | £200
Malta: A group of entires, comprising 1790 (ca.) to Padua, with ''8'' in black ink and red crayon ''10'', interesting letter regarding the purchase of mercury, 1790 (ca.) to Padua, with ''7'' and ''8'' in black ink and red crayon ''9'', 1790 (ca.) entire to Padua, with ''7'' and ''8'' in black ink and red crayon ''9'', and 1791 entire to Padua red crayon ''7'' rate mark, endorsed ''Roma per''. (4 items)
21 | £1750
A collection of early issues in a fine Arthur Maury printed album with issues to 1876, incl. Australian States, Denmark, German States, Italian States, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
359 | £90
Bermuda: Cancellations, a Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a small stockbook, inc. early barred numerals, c.d.s's, machine, sub post offices, etc. (100s)
684 £280
Falkland Islands: 1878-79 no watermark 4d. grey-black showing ''R'' of watermark, mint, lightly toned gum and a few shortish perfs., otherwise fine, centred left. S.G. 2a, cat. £3,750. Photo.
941 £110
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Belgium: Antarctic Expedition 1897-99, Nels of Brussels 1900 ''Souvenir de L'Expedition Antarctique Belge, Une ''rockerie'' de manchots dans le Détroit de Gerlache'' postcard used 1901 (Dec. 21) from Germany to Paliseul, Belgium franked 10pf. Wharton AA-9. Photo.
1339 £170
Malta: 1790 (ca.) entire to France, addressed to Joseph de Villeneuve-Bargemon, Baron de Vaucluse and rated ''10'' in ms., showing good strike of two line ''MARSEILLE/DE MALTHE'' with fine wax seal on reverse. Photo.
22 | £650
A British Pacific collection in thirteen file boxes, incl. British Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji 1938-55 to £1 used, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea 1932-40 set used, Samoa, Tuvalu, many first day covers, etc. (1,000s)
360 | £150
Bermuda: Postcards, a selection of mainly early to middle period p.p.c's, incl. real photos, many island scenes, local people, etc. (292 items)
686 £230
Falkland Islands: 1885-91 1d. brownish claret, watermark Crown to right of CA reversed, an exceptional example from the top of the sheet also showing ''WN'' marginal watermark letters, unmounted mint, fine. SH 6c wmk3, S.G. 8y, cat. £350. Photo.
944 £60
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Brazil: 1841 entire to London with clear ms. endorsement ''pr. Penguin Packet'' and fine ''RIO-JANEIRO/MR 1/1841'' double arc despatch, rated ''2/9'' with Apr. 15 receiving backstamp. Photo.
1344 £290
Malta: Great Britain Used In Malta: 1877 (Sept. 10) cover, registered to England, franked by 1858-69 2d. plate 15 MG-MH pair with 1876-79 21/2d. rosy-mauve plate 5 MD, lightly cancelled by ''A25'' barred ovals with ''REGISTERED/MALTA'' c.d.s. and oval Registered London both in red, fine and attractive. Photo.
23 | £780
A British Commonwealth collection in eight albums and a stockbook with many early Q.E.II sets to £1 used, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Falkland Is. 1938-50 values to £1 used, 1952 values to to £1 used, 1960-66 to £1 used, Fiji 1938-55 perf. 12 1/2d. green with 'extra palm frond'variety used, Hong Kong 1891 Jubilee 2c. mint, Malta, Gibraltar, Rhodesia 1901 £5 overprinted ''REVENUE'', Tristan da Cunha, etc.
364 | £500
Bermuda: World War II Censored Mail, a collection of covers and cards in two albums, incl. 1941 (Oct.) cover to British Guiana, franked by 1s. and 2s., with circular ''PASSED BY CENSOR/6'' in red, 1944 (Jan. 19) O.H.M.S. cover to U.S.A., franked by 1d., with ''PASSED BY CENSOR/33'' on the reverse, also another on 1944 (Mar. 6) cover, 1944 (May 5) cover to U.S.A., franked by 3d. with a fair strike of the rare shield type ''RELEASED/by Censor/Bermuda/(2)'' in green, incoming mail, range of censor tapes, etc. (92 items)
687 £400
Falkland Islands: The 1891 Bisect Provisionals, Made-up registered cover front addressed to G. Bainbridge in Northumberland bearing 4d. and bisected 1d. with fake 'cork' cancellations, ''AP 19/1891'' despatch c.d.s. etc., also 1/2d. fake surcharge on diagonally bisected mint 1d. (2 items) The cover front believed to be the work of renowned forger Raoul de Thuin and illustrated as FAK 4 in ''The Falkland Islands: The 1891 Provisionals'' by Malcolm Barton (2002).
945 £90
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Ecuador: 1992, scarce 1,000s. stamp booklet containing ten examples of the 100s. Galapagos Penguin (S.G. 213) showing ''GALAPOGOS'' inscription error. These booklets were unpopular with the public and were largely bought by hotels for the convenience of their guests. Photo.
1345 £1150
Malta: 1885-90: 1/2d. to 1s. set of six and 1886 5s., all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel types D12 or D13) without gum, some faults but a rare full set. S.G. 20s-30s, cat. £5,750. Photo.
24 | £720
A collection in seven albums incl. Australia 1963-65 Navigators set to £2 mint, G.B. 1840 1d. used, China from 1885-88 1ca. mint, 5ca. used, 1897 Red Revenue 1c. mint, Thailand from 1883 with 1941 set to 10b. mint, 1947 King Bhumibol set to 20b. mint, 1951 to 10b. mint, 1955 Elephants set mint, two older albums with British Commonwealth, Japan, album of postal history from pre-stamp plus loose covers, etc.
366 £620
Bolivia: 1863 Garcia Essays denominated 1/2r. to 4r., a complete sheet of 110 in grey black, displaying the inverted impression of a 2r. value at position 100, a few creases and without gum as issued, a few minor peripheral tears in the ample sheet selvedge, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
688 £500
Falkland Islands: The 1891 Bisect Provisionals, 1/2d. on half of 1d. brownish claret, watermark Crown to left of CA, unsevered pair showing fading dividing line, a used example from the first or early mailing, with marginal straight edge at foot and one surcharge clearly doubled, fine. With Barton opinion (2019). S.G. 13a var., cat. £1,100+. Photo.
947 £100
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1927 (Sept. 17) George Biggs 1901 postcard ''PENGUIN ROOKERY, PORT STANLEY'' used to U.S.A. franked 1/2d. pair on picture side, endorsed as printed matter and initialled by Karl Lellman. Heyburn B-22-by. Photo.
1346 £140
Malta: 1899-1901 10s. blue-black, marginal example used on 1914 cover, registered to Germany, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 35. Photo.
25 | £580
A British Africa collection in eleven file boxes, incl. Bechuanaland, Gambia, Northern Rhodesia, Nyasaland, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Sierra Leone 1932 to 10s. used, South Africa, Swaziland, etc. (many 100s)
367 | £170
Bolivia: 1863 Garcia Essays denominated 1/2r. to 4r., a collection on leaves incl. printings in black and bronze-black, set in deep blue, single examples without ''PORTE'' or denomination in the centre, printed in green, red, light brown and light blue. (31)
689 £320
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1/2d. to 9d. set of five with part or large part gum, a few trivial imperfections, 1898 2s.6d. and 5s. fine with gum, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2). (7) Btwn. S.G. 15s. and 42s, cat. £1,250. Photo.
948 £850
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1929 'Whale & Penguin', Harrison & Sons photogravure essay denominated 21/2d., in carmine on gummed wove paper (51 x 46mm). Ex 'Stanley' collection. Photo.
1347 £180
Malta: 1921-22 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s. with HPF 16, 2nd State 'lines omitted from scroll', fine mint. S.G. 103d, cat. £550. Photo.
26 | £720
A collection in two albums with G.B. incl. 1840 1d. used (2), another used on cover, 2d. used, 1887-1900 Jubilee to both 1s. mint, Commonwealth incl. Australia 1915-27 'Roos to 10s. used, Bermuda 1918 10s. used, Falkland Is. 1929-37 to 5s. mint, Gilbert and Ellice Is. 1912-24 to 5s. mint, 1922-27 to 10s. mint, marginal with control, New Zealand, North Borneo, various omnibus issues mint and used, etc.
368 £210
Bolivia: 1864 Riester Essays, a collection of nine items written up on leaves incl. die proofs in blue and pink, also two impressions in black one with llama to right, stamp sized essays in black on coloured papers (5), plus example in pale blue with llama to right. (9)
690 £110
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1/2d., 2d., 21/2d., 6d., and 9d. set of five each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2) and 1d. handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type F13) in violet, mainly without gum, mixed condition. (5)
949 £1650
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1929 'Whale & Penguin', Perkins Bacon progressive die proof for the primary die, undenominated and showing the later rejected fifth penguin at right, printed in black on thin card (27 x 35mm) with King's head delicately hand-drawn, annotated ''19- 3rd'' below. Photo.
1350 | £1000
Malta: A mint selection of mainly ''SPECIMEN'' overprints on leaves, issues from 1899 to 1948, incl. 1903-04 set, 1914-21 set, 1922-26 set, 1926 set, 1928 set, 1930 set, 1938-43 set, Postage due with 1925 set, etc., varied condition. (173)
27 | £620
A collection in three old albums and loose incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used, Australia and States, India from 1854 imperfs., New Zealand Chalons, China from 1885 with 1897 surcharges incl. 10c. on 9ca. green used with French P.O's 25c. cancelled double circle ''CHUNGKING'', 1897 Red Revenue 2c. used, Switzerland 1945 PAX 5f. used, Transjordan, U.S.A., a few covers incl. 1937 ''Damaged by Sea Water'' wreck cover, etc.
370 £800
Bolivia: Great Britain used in Bolivia: 1867 1s. green plate 5 FE (wing margin reduced at left) and 2s. blue plate 1 AA, cancelled by ''C39'' barred obliterator, plus 6d. grey plate 16 NG cancelled by ''CORREOS DE BOLIVIA'' handstamp in blue, also a selection of forged postmarks, mixed condition. Photo.
691 £60
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1/2d. blue-green and 2d. purple overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2) with gum (2d. gum toned). S.G. 15s, 25s.
950 £200
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' 1/2d. to £1 set with 6d. and 1s. (thinned on reverse) shades, mint, mainly fine. (13) S.G.116-126, 121a, 122a, cat. £785. Photo.
1351 | £110
Malta: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in two file boxes, incl. 1938-43 to 10s. mint, 1948-53 set mint, 1956-58 set mint, 1965-70 2s. gold (centre) omitted mint, first day covers, etc. (few 100s)
29 | £500
A Commonwealth accumulation in eight albums, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Aden, Antigua, Ascension, Australian States, Bahamas, Barbados, Basutoland, Bermuda, British Guiana, British Guiana, British Honduras, Burma, Cape of Good Hope, Cayman Islands, Ceylon, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Gold Coast, Grenada, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Montserrat, Rhodesia, St. Helena, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, Trinidad & Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks & Caicos Islands, etc., also some all World with China and Europe, mixed condition. (100s)
372 | £3200
Bolivia: A fine and extensive collection from 1868 to 1974 in six boxed Plymouth albums with a good representation of die or plate proofs, imperforates etc. incl. 1868 5c. to 500c. unused, plus imperforate colour trial pairs (5), 1869 Postal Fiscals unused to 500c. with 5c. pair used on 1872 (Jan. 19) cover, 1870 unused set incl. the rare 500c. black, 1878 unused to 50c. plus 10c. bisect covers (5) and 20c. bisect covers (2), 1892 Paris Exhibition bogus issue denominated 1/2, 1 and 2, middle period incl. blocks, specimens, proofs, overprints etc., 1930 Air Mail surcharge sets in ordinary and metallic inks incl. 10c. black and orange-red with brown overprint, 1930 Zeppelin overprint set with plus inverted surcharges, quantity of later material, covers etc., mainly good to fine. (1,000s)
692 £290
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1d. Venetian red, watermark reversed, Nov. 1895 printing, complete mint sheet of sixty, two with part colour offset and one with slight thins otherwise mainly fine and unmounted. SH 6i, S.G. 22ax cat. £780+.
951 £400
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1936 (Aug. 17) 'Whale & Penguin' 21/2d. and 4d. franking formula registered envelope to Madrid and unusually additionally tied by Spanish Civil War censor's resealing tape and octagonal boxed ''CENSURA/30 SET. 36/CERTIFICADOS/MADRID'' datestamp with type 9 registration label at left. Perkins E.2 Photo.
1352 | £320
Malta: A collection of postmarks, K.G.V to Q.E.II, incl. a large number of scarce early single ring villages with Assiak, Advua, Dingli, Gargur, Mellena, Nazaro, Siggibul, Zabar, Zebbug, etc. (84 stamps, 3 covers)
30 | £480
An all World accumulation in ten albums, nine stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. Gibraltar, Japan, Malta, Omnibus issues, also a range of literature, etc. (1,000s)
373 £400
Brazil: 1840 to 1869, a selection of covers in two albums, incl. 1861 cover to Valparaiso, bearing oval framed ''CORREOS NACIONALES DE MENDOZA/FRANCA'', 1861 cover to France, bearing octagonal ''CONFEDERATION ARGENTINE'' datestamp, maritime mail, etc. (38 items)
693 £150
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1d. pale red, June 1899 printing with watermark reversed, unmounted mint, fine. SH 6l wmk1, S.G. 23x, cat. £325. Photo.
952 £1050
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary Issue, real photographic postcard endorsed on picture side ''Original photograph/of King Penguin on/the 5/- stamp/G. Roberts/Falkland Islands/1933'', the photograph having been taken by Roberts at York Bay in May 1930. Photo.
1355 £70
Mauritius: 1879-90 50c. green with watermark inverted, used, short perf. otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2019). S.G. 99w, unpriced used. Photo.
32 | £520
A K.G.V collection in an Imperial album (vol. 11 issues from 1929-33), incl. Great Britain 1929 P.U.C. £1 used, Falkland Islands 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' to £1 mint, etc. (few 100s)
374 | £320
Brazil: 1841 to 1980, a selection of covers and cards in two albums, incl. 1865 entire to France, bearing boxed ''GB/1F.60c.'', with British P.O. ''RIO DE JANEIRO'' datestamp in blue on the reverse, 1892 cover to U.S.A., franked by 1890-91 50r. (2) and 1891 100r., flown covers, maritime mail, rate marks, etc. (61 items)
694 £780
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 2d. deep purple, Nov. 1895 printing, variety watermark reversed, unmounted mint, fine. SH 7a wmk1, S.G. 25x, cat. £800. Photo.
953 £230
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 5s. black and yellow mint, fine. S.G. 136, cat. £950. Photo.
1358 | £190
Mauritius: A collection in an album, incl. small range of imperfs., range of surcharges with 1891 2c. on 4c. variety surcharge inverted mint, 2c. on 38c. variety surcharge double, one inverted small part original gum, K.G.V to 1r. mint and used, etc., later to early Q.E.II, mixed condition. (100s)
33 | £2000
An accumulation in three albums, two stockbooks and loose, incl. Australian States with Western Australia, Canada, Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, New Zealand, also some literature, etc. (many 100s)
377 | £600
Brazil: A collection of covers and cards in five folders, incl. a good range of censored covers, airmail covers with Zeppelin and LATI flown items, commercial, registered and incoming mail, etc. (few 100s)
695 £50
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 21/2d. Prussian blue and 4d. brownish black, watermark reversed, Jan. 1894 printings, the former cancelled by neat ''F.I.'' steel obliterator (Ob. 1/78), the latter with type F.1 ''MR 1/1895'' c.d.s., fine. The 21/2d. with B.P.A. certificate (1988). SH 8d, 9e, S.G. 29, 31, cat. £480. Photo.
955 £800
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1938-50 2s.6d., a marginal example used on 1947 (June 5) registered cover to Pembrokeshire, with typed endorsement ''To Montevideo per U.S. Submarine ''Sea Robin'', registration label type 12 and type D ''AIR MAIL'' label in black, mail having been carried by favour to Montevideo for onward air transmission, scarce. Ex Styles and Moir. Photo.
1359 | £85
Mauritius: Postal Stationery: A collection in an album, Q.V. to K.G.VI, mainly earlier, incl. specimens, envelopes, postcards, etc. (59)
34 | £720
A mainly Classic to Middle period World collection in Lincoln and Senf albums plus five additional albums or stockbooks incl. China, Great Britain incl. 1840 1d. black (4), Hong Kong, Japan, Rhodesia with used and unused Admirals to 1s., unused (toned) double heads to 1s., Togo 1916-20 Anglo-French Occupation unused to 5s., U.S.A., mixed condition. (1,000s)
380 £300
British Honduras: 1895 10c. imperf. colour trial in on gummed watermarked paper, lower marginal control example, fine. Ex Henry Tucker. Photo.
696 £200
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 21/2d. ultramarine imprint block of eight, mint with six stamps unmounted, small thin/mark in selvedge at right, otherwise fine. S.G. 30, cat. £400. Photo.
956 £110
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: World War II, a rare pair of comic Christmas and New Year greeting cards (115mm x 85mm) for British forces on the islands produced photographically on Velex paper, both incorporating badge of the islands and jaunty penguin with pencil greetings message on reverse.
1360 | £380
Mauritius: Postal Stationery: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection, incl. envelopes with 1862 6d. unused (2), 9d., 10d., 1877 1s. on 1s.8d. unused, registered envelopes, postcards, some Specimens, etc. (84 items)
35 | £450
An all World accumulation on leaves and loose in envelopes, incl. Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, much duplication, etc. (many 1,000s)
383 £380
British Levant: British Post Offices in the Turkish Empire: Constantinople: 1883 ''EXPRESS D'ORIENT'' label in salmon, used with 40pa. on 21/2d. on 1889 (Apr. 27) cover to England, tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/CONSTANTINOPLE'' c.d.s's, some cover faults, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
697 £950
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 21/2d. deep utramarine, Sept. 1901 printing, variety watermark reversed, unmounted mint, fine and well centred. SH 8h wmk1, S.G. 30cx, cat. £600. Photo.
957 £1250
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1960-66 Birds, die proof of 2d. Gentoo Penguins vignette on wove paper (144 x 111mm, folded to 74 x 111mm) with engraved die number ''21650'' (reversed). Heijtz cat. £1,200. Photo.
1362 | £90
Mauritius: A Q.V. collection of barred numeral cancellations written up on leaves, incl. railway network, complete less numbers 5, 18, 29 and B46. (50)
36 | £420
An accumulation of coils, part coils and strips in a wooden cabinet, K.G.VI to early Q.E.II incl. Barbados, British Guiana, Gibraltar, G.B., Grenada, Hong Kong, Ireland, K.U.T., Nyasaland, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, South Africa, coil leaders and ends, etc.
384 £120
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1911-13 24pi. on 5s. carmine, used on 1914 (Sept. 30) envelope, registered to London, tied by ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/CONSTANTINOPLE'' datestamp. S.G. 34. Photo.
698 £200
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 6d. orange-yellow, Nov. 1891 printing, mint horizontal strip of six showing part marginal watermark letters, three unmounted, fine. SH 10a, S.G. 33x, cat. £510. Photo.
958 £1000
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: 1960-66 Birds, die proof of 51/2d. Rock-Hopper Penguin vignette on wove paper (142 x 111mm, folded to 71 x 113mm) with engraved die number ''21659'' (reversed). Heijtz cat. £1,200. Photo.
1364 £140
Monaco: 1955-57 Birds set with all perfs., fine mint. S.G. 508-511a, cat. £1,373. Photo.
37 | £350
A collection in six albums and nine stockbooks with Commonwealth incl. Australia 'Roos, K.G.V Heads, Falkland Is., Gibraltar, Malayan States Straits Settlements 1921-33 $25 used, Morocco Agencies Seahorses used, Malta, etc.
385 £90
British Levant: British Post Office in Constantinople: 1906 U.S.A. 2c. reply card posted back from Constantinople to New York, cancelled ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/CONSTANTINOPLE'' datestamp, a few creases, otherwise fine. Photo.
700 £260
Falkland Islands: 1898 2s.6d. and 5s. handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' in violet (Samuel type FI3), the 2s.6d. without gum, 5s. with gum and vertical bend at foot but scarce. Photo.
959 £60
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands: Penguin themed selection of stamps and covers with 426 TP/RCT and 202 SQN penguin cachets on stampless O.H.M.S. Forces covers, 1992 incoming from Somerset and 2000 locally addressed underpaid covers, one bearing 4p., 5p. and 20p. penguin postage dues, the other with 1p. and 5p., etc.
1367 | £180
Morocco: A collection of locals written up on leaves, incl. scarcer items with Tangier Tetuan set of five mint. (94)
38 | £850
A mainly mint collection of former French African Colonies with much thematic interest in two albums, four stockbooks and four shoe boxes of stockcards, incl. Benin, Cameroun, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Mali Republic, Niger Republic, Togo, imperforate sets, miniature sheets, etc. (1,000s)
386 | £1900
British Levant: A collection of covers, cards and stamps in five albums, incl. 1876 11/4d. postcard, 1877 11/4d. reply card, 1890 and 1892 1d. postcard, all cancelled ''F 87'' barred ovals with Smyrna c.d.s's, Turkish Currency, 1888 cover, registered to Odessa, 1893 (Feb. 23) cover to London, bearing 1893 40pa. on 1/2d., 1901 cover, registered to Germany, bearing 1887-96 40pa. on 21/2d. and 80pa. on 5d., 1906 40pa. on 2d. brown registered envelope to Cyprus, additionally franked 1902-05 40pa. on 21/2d. pair, British Currency 1908 1/2d. newspaper wrapper used to Germany, additionally franked 1905-12 11/2d. and 3d., 1913 cover from London to Constantinople, bearing the scarce boxed bi-lingual ''Not Called For'', etc. (298 items)
701 £200
Falkland Islands: 1898 2s.6d. deep blue, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 41, cat. 275. Photo.
960 £140
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1929 (Oct. 28) whaler's cover unusually to Copenhagen, Denmark franked 'Whale & Penguin' 21/2d. tied by fine SG2 c.d.s. Photo.
1370 £480
Morocco Agencies: French Currency: 1918 (Mar. 16) 10c. on 1d. postcard addressed to Mexico, sent by a French Soldier at the Army hospital at Rabat, additionally franked by Spanish Currency 1914-26 5c. on 1/2c. (3), all cancelled by ''TRESOR ET POSTES/RABAT'' c.d.s's, violet circular ''HOSPITAL DE CAMPAGNE DE RABAT/LE MEDECIN-CHEF'', also black oval ''OUVERT/A/PAR L'AUTORITE MILITAIRE'', rare destination. Photo.
40 | £520
A collection in eight albums and a stockbook incl. G.B. 1841 1d. and 2d. postmarks, postal history with pre-stamp covers, F.P.O's, Gilbert and Ellice Is. postmarks, German States, Germany 1872 Eagles postmarks, German Colonies, P.O's in China, 1928 Zeppelins used, West Germany, loose in packets, etc.
387 | £55
British Levant: A mint and used collection of British and Turkish currency issues, from 1885 onwards, slightly mixed condition. (approx. 100 stamps and 7 covers/postcards)
702 £130
Falkland Islands: 1898 2s.6d. deep blue, 5s. red, mint, 2s. 6d. with one toned perf. otherwise fine. S.G. 41, 42, cat. £525. Photo.
961 £480
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1932 (Dec. 19) envelope to New South Wales endorsed ''From ''DISCOVERY.II''/engaged in ANTARCTIC RESEARCH.'' with ''FALKLAND ISLANDS GOVERNMENT/(crown)/SHIP ''DISCOVERY II'' cachet (with ''II'' added in ms.) and 'Whale & Penguin' 1d. used with Australia 1932 Bridge 2d. both cancelled by light SG2 c.d.s's and with Enmore Mar. 16 1934 arrival backstamp. Sent two days after the official service of consecration for Shackleton's grave on the island. Photo.
1371 | £300
Morocco Agencies: A selection with British Currency 1925-36 1/2d. to 4d., 1s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, unique examples handstamped with varying impressions of the local Bechuanaland ''SPECIMEN'' handstamp, French Currency King Edward VIII essay die proof in oval frame with cross-hatched background, a later impression from original die in black on thin pink glazed surface card (31 x 43mm), backstamped ''zkusmytisk'' (trial print) with initials, Fez 1914 (May 10) coloured picture postcard ''Nouveau Camp d'Annoceur'' to Paris bearing on picture side 1912 5c. on 1/2d. tied by good strike of scarce ''BRITISH P.O./FEZ(MELLAH)MOROCCO'' c.d.s. with three line ''CAMPAGNE/du MAROC/-FEZ'' cachet in violet., and a selection of Safi covers (19, two front only), cards and adhesives from 1908 to 1937 with British P.O. Saffi c.d.s. cancellations, incl. 1908 card to Devon, registered mail from 1916 (front) franked 1d. with Spanish Currency 5c. on 1/2d. and 10c. on 1d. strip of three, airmail from 1932 franked French Currency issues, etc., mixed condition.
41 | £320
The balance of a collection in five albums and stockbooks, mostly G.B. and Commonwealth, all reigns incl. K.G.VI mint with Hong Kong, Ascension and K.U.T., various omnibus issues, Q.V. with postal history, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
388 £550
British Solomon Islands: 1908-11 Small Canoe Issue on Cover: 1908 O.H.B.M.S. envelope registered to Germany bearing Small Canoe 1/2d. (2), 2d. pair and 21/2d. (2) cancelled by Tulagi c.d.s's, with registration label (damaged before affixing) and ms. markings at left, transit and Charlottenburg arrival backstamps, 1910 commercial cover addressed by Allen W. Walsh to Bungay, Norfolk (sic.) franked by Small Canoe 1d. pair lightly cancelled by indistinct Gavutu c.d.s's with Sydney machine transit and arrival c.d.s. on reverse, 1910 commercial cover with Government House crest on reverse, addressed to Sydney, bearing Small Canoe 1d. pair tied by Aola c.d.s., part Mosman receiving c.d.s. on reverse, 1911 Commissariat Général du Protectorat des Iles Wallis et Futuna envelope addressed to New Caledonia bearing Small Canoe 21/2d. cancelled by Gizo c.d.s., small part Nouméa receiving c.d.s. on reverse, and 1912 envelope registered to Marshall Islands bearing Small Canoe 5d. and 6d. cancelled by Tulagi c.d.s's with additional strike and registration label at left, Sydney transit and Jaluit arrival on reverse. (5) Photo.
703 £150
Falkland Islands: 1898 2s.6d. deep blue, 5s. red, used, fine. S.G. 41, 42, cat. £525. Photo.
962 £620
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1934 (Apr. 11) rare commercial envelope from the ''Discovery'' (crest on flap) sent from Georgia bearing 'Whale & Penguin' 1d. cancelled SG2, addressed to Ensign Davis of the ''Bear of Oakland/Byrd's Antarctic Expedition/Via Postmaster/New York City'' and subsequently readdressed to the ''U.S.S. ASTORIA/U.S. NAVAL STATION/TUTUILA/AMER. SAMOA'' with rank corrected and Dunedin July 16 transit. The two ships had held a rendezvous on Feb. 21 to enable the transfer of 21 tons of supplies and a replacement physician, Dr. Louis H. Potaka, this letter presumably resulting from that contact. Photo.
1372 | £60
Morocco Agencies: A collection of cancellations on stockleaves, incl. Gibraltar used in Casablanca (2), Fez (2), Mogador, Rabat, Tangier (3), Tetuan and South District (3), also later overprinted issues used in different towns (11) and five 1937 Coronation covers. (90 stamps, 5 covers)
44 | £600
An all World old time mint and used collection in mixed condition in five Paragon albums incl. China with Small Dragons, Dowager surcharges, 1897 Revenue 2c. on 3c. used, G.B. from 1840 1d. used, India, Ireland, U.S.A., etc. (many 100s)
391 £250
British Solomon Islands: 1956-63 11/2d. slate-green and carmine-red, in an unmounted mint imprint block of four, top right stamp showing substituted Crown in watermark, fine. R.P.S. certificate (2018). S.G. 84, var. Photo.
704 £60
Falkland Islands: 1898 5s. red, mint from the foot of the sheet with part imprint, minor wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. 42, cat. £250.
963 £150
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1937 (Apr. 3) clean cover to Edinburgh franked by 'Whale & Penguin' 1/2d. pair tied by very fine SG1 c.d.s. Photo.
1376 £100
Muscat: 1944 3p. to 2r. set used on both sides of 1944 (Nov. 20) long philatelic cover on the first day, a little reduced at left, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 1-15. Photo.
45 | £230
A used collection of British Europe from 1937 to 2004 incl. Cyprus, Malta, Ireland, Gibraltar with definitives to £5, commemoratives, miniature sheets (88), etc., stated to catalogue £2,200, mainly good to fine. (100s)
393 | £60
British Solomon Islands: K.G.V to Q.E.II range of covers with a range of cancellations, incl. 1924 Gizo to London, 1944, two censored to Auckland, one from Malaita with red on white label, the other from Vanikoro with framed ''PASSED BY CENSOR'', 1954 registered from Yandina with 2s.6d. imprint pair, later with an unaddressed group from 1976-77 with agency datestamps, fair to fine. (76)
705 £1000
Falkland Islands: King Edward VII Die proof of 21/2d. value in black on thin card, cut to stamp-size. Very scarce, unlisted by Bunt. Ex 'Bougainville' collection. Heijtz certificate (2019). Cat £2,500. Photo.
964 £80
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1938-50 2s.6d. imprint block of four with central SG7 ''10 DE/50'' c.d.s. Also photographic reproduction of Roberts' essay for 2s.6d. with K.E.VIII head. S.G. Z159, cat. £360+.
1377 | £100
Nepal: A collection in a binder, from 1881 to 1991, incl. range of early issues, tête-bêche pairs with 1917-30 4a. pair used with telegraphic crescent and punch hole, 2a. block of four used with the same cancellation, thereafter largely complete with range of Siva Mahadeva issues, 1949 set mint, 1954 King Tribhuvana 16p. to 2r. mint, 1954 Map values to 1r. mint, 1956 Coronation set mint, 1957 to 5r. mint, 1959-60 to 5r. mint, 1960 Children's Day 12p. mint, a few Officials, etc., not all early issues guaranteed, mixed condition. (100s)
46 | £750
An extensive early to modern all World collection in albums, stockbooks etc. in five cartons incl. mint K.G.VI commonwealth with British West Indies, Canada, Australia, Falkland Islands and Dependencies, Omnibus issues, China incl. 1ch. Large Dragon unused (thinned), Hall of Classics values to $5 used, People's Republic, South America, etc., mixed condition. (many 1,000s)
401 | £80
British Solomon Islands: Paquebot and Ship Markings: Selection incl. 1928 'Deakin' cover with Australia K.G.V head 2d. cancelled by Tulagi c.d.s, with ''posted at Sea'' endorsement, 1937 to London with 11/2d. tied by Tulagi c.d.s and lightly truck large ''PAQUEBOT'' straight line, 1939 Burns Philp envelope incoming from Sydney with ''MALAITA'' straight line, K.G.V head 1d. pair cancelled by small violet ''PAQUEBOT'' straight line and blue pencil line with Tulagi receiving c.d.s., below, and three 1950 'Gisburn' covers bearing values to 2s.6d. tied by fine Vila, N.H Paquebot c.d.s's.
707 £480
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 specialised mainly mint selection with 3s. and 5s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', shades to 3s. (both), 5s. incl. 1d. watermark sideways complete sheet, 21/2d. ultramarine, 6d. and 1s. blocks of four, 2d. reddish purple and 21/2d. deep blue (B.P.A. certificate, 1989) singles, chiefly fine. (104) Photo.
965 £1000
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1930 (Jan. 5) envelope to London bearing 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' 2d. unauthorised diagonal bisect tied by one of two fine strikes of type B2 c.d.s., flap missing and vertical fold but apparently accepted by postal authorities. Ex Atkin and 'Stanley' collections. B.P.A. certificate (1954). Photo.
1379 | £150
Netherlands: A collection of postmarks, some scarce strikes, incl. numerals (150+), small circle names (250+), later with railways, etc. (100s)
47 | £230
An all World collection in three stockbooks and small boxes of kiloware, incl. Commonwealth with Bermuda, Ceylon, Cyprus, Egyptian Army, Gibraltar, India, Europe with France, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Vatican City, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
402 | £140
British Solomon Islands: Picture Postcards: Selection of 34 mainly good to fine unused early cards from around 1915 on leaves and stockleaves, all different, a good range incl. Missions des Pères Maristes en Océanie (8), Missions Maristes d'Océanie - Iles Salomon (6), Mission des Salomon Septentrionales (7), The Melanesian Mission by Rotary Photo. (4) and other unattributed publishers.
708 £230
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 1/2d. to 5s. (marginal) set with shades of 1/2d. (2), 1d. (9, incl. dull coppery red), 2d., 21/2d. and 3s., mint, odd bend otherwise mainly fine. (22) Photo.
966 £720
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1931 (Jan. 30) envelope to Devon with type B2 despatch c.d.s. at left bearing 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' 2d. unauthorised diagonal bisect unaccepted and cancelled only on arrival by Blackawton ''8 AP/31'' c.d.s., with ms ''T'' in circle, handstruck ''2D/I.S.'' and G.B. 2d. postage due affixed at Dartmouth and cancelled ''9 AP/31'', most unusual. Photo.
1380 | £240
Netherlands Colonies: A collection of covers and cards in two folders, incl. Curacao, Surinam, flown covers, incoming mail and a good range of Censor marks ad labels, etc. (110 items)
49 | £520
An all World accumulation in twelve albums and loose, incl. Ceylon, France, much Great Britain, Hong Kong, India with 1854 cut to shape 4a., U.S.A., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
404 | £150
British Solomon Islands: Tulagi: 1914 to 1977, selection of covers (13) variously addressed and other items incl. 1914 commercial cover to Philadelphia with Key Plate 1/2d. (3), 2d., 1918 (June 22) underpaid envelope to Alabama bearing 1d. (placed inverted) tied by one of two fine type 5 c.d.s's with shield framed ''N.S.W./T/30'', ms. ''T3d'' and ''T COLLECT/6 (ms.) CENTS'' due markings with U.S. 3c. pair affixed for postage due and pen cancelled with rare framed ''Please advise your/correspondent that/the postage rate/from Australia to/U.S.A. is 21/2d. each 1/2oz'' in violet at right, 1948 Trans Oceanic Airways Tulagi-Sydney flight ticket, fair to fine. (16 items)
709 £150
Falkland Islands: 1901-12 1/2d. to 5s. set with shades of 1d., 6d. and 3s., used, mainly fine. (11) S.G. 43-50, 49b, cat. £558. Photo.
967 £200
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1931 (Jan. 30) fine O.H.M.S. cover to Leicester bearing complete 'Whale & Penguin' 2d. tied by superb type B2 c.d.s. on same day as known attempted use of unauthorised bisects. Photo.
1383 £130
Netherlands Indies: Japanese Occupation: Japan 1937-40 1s., 3s., 5s. to 10s., 25s., 30s. and 50s. used with 1943-45 2s. red, 4s. and 5s. on cover to Rampah with violet commemorative ''18.3.13'' handstamps, red chop below and used Japanese Naval Command 3c. affixed to reverse. Photo.
50 | £380
A British Atlantic collection in three file boxes, incl. Ascension 1938-53 to 10s. (2) used, 1956 sets (2) mint and used, 1963 set on plain first day cover, St. Helena 1938-44 set used, Tristan da Cunha 1954, 1960, 1961 sets used, etc. (100s)
406 £60
British Solomon Islands: W.W.II Japanese Forces in the Solomon Islands, 194(?) (Sept. 16) picture postcard from Rabaul to Japan, with Oct. 10 arrival. Photo.
710 £100
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 3s. green and 5s. red tied by fine individual F.4C ''C/JY 1/13'' c.d.s.'s to piece with type 3 registration label alongside. S.G. 49, 50. Photo.
968 £150
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: France: 1887 15c. Peace and Commerce carte-lettre with printed advertising inside and out with insert incl. for phospho-guano (in which Humboldt Penguins make their nests), attractive early Le Monde des Oiseaux mint postcard advertising the Chocolaterie d'Aiguebelle showing Rockhopper and Magellanic penguins, also Kohler Sea Birds picture Series XX No. 9 showing Magellanic Penguins.
1388 | £160
Netherlands Indies: Japanese Occupation, a collection on stock pages, mint and used, incl. Sumatra, Naval Control Area, range of handstamps., etc. (118)
51 | £280
A selection of unmounted mint British Africa, comprising Basutoland with 1961 type III 1r. on 10s. marginal block of six, Bechuanaland with 1955-58 to 10s., and Swaziland with 1889-90 1s. block of six, 1938-54 5s. block of four, mainly fine. (59)
409 £60
British Solomon Islands: W.W.II Japanese Forces in the Solomon Islands, 194(?) (Sept. 2) postal stationery card from Rabaul to Japan. Photo.
711 £1500
Falkland Islands: King George V Low denomination master die proof in black on surfaced wove paper (23 x 26mm), value tablet blank, very scarce and attractive. Heijtz certificate (2019). Ex Perkin and 'Bougainville' collections. Photo.
972 £90
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: French Colonies: French Southern and Antarctic Territories: French Antarctic Expedition 1948-50, ''TERRE ADÉLIE/DUMONT D'URVILLE/1840'' overprint on Madagascar Air 100f. tied to envelope to Paris by both Terre Adelie Antarctique ''15-2/1949'' and ''20-1/1950'' c.d.s's with circular Dumont D'Urville and four line expedition cachets alongside. As the ''Charcot'' was unable to break through the pack ice at the first attempt this cover was carried and cancelled once more during the successful 1949-50 expedition. Photo.
1390 £300
New Hebrides: Early Mail: 1842 entire addressed to ''Revd. Henry Nisbet/Island of Tanna/Polynesia'' sent by Andrew Macfarlane from Glasgow with lengthy letter dated May 26, without postal markings having been carried amongst goods consigned, ''written in great haste to catch your box''. Rev. Henry Nisbet (1818-1876), missionary for the London Missionary Society, had left England for the Pacific Islands in Aug. 1840 and with Rev. Turner had reached Samoa from Sydney a year later. They continued to Tanna where they arrived in June 1842 but the only date mentioned in Nisbet's diary when the missionaries received mails was Dec. 9 1842 when a ship arrived which had met with the ''Camden'' on her way from Sydney to Rarotonga. Some 'Nisbet' letters may have reached him in Tanna during his time there from June 1842 until the end of Jan. 1843 when he, Rev. Turner and their families were picked up by the ''Highlander'' and brought to Samoa. Photo.
55 | £190
An accumulation in two stockbooks, in packets and loose, mostly Commonwealth, all reigns, incl. much mint with good ranges of Bermuda, various K.G.VI 1948 Silver Wedding sets, North Borneo, Trinidad, Jersey with blocks of four, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
410 £60
British Solomon Islands: W.W.II Japanese Forces in the Solomon Islands, 194(?) postal stationery card from Rabaul to Japan, with censor's crayon marks. Photo.
712 £580
Falkland Islands: Mint selection comprising 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to 10s., £1 (both unmounted) set with shades to 1s. (2), 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA to 3s. with shades to 6d. and 'swan-neck' varieties, good to fine. (69)
978 £140
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: French Colonies: French Southern and Antarctic Territories: Paul-Émile Victor, cartoon postcards sent 1960 (Feb. 3), 1971 (Feb. 26, signed) and 1984 (Jan. 1) from Terre Adélie to Paris (also an example unused but signed), also two stamps. (6 items)
1391 £320
New Hebrides: Early Mail: 1842 (Sept.) outer lettersheet sent from Sydney addressed to ''Mr Nisbet/Tanna'' with added late note telling of a fatal accident that had just befallen a servant of Rev. Robert Ross (minister of the Pitt Street Congregational Church and the agent of the London Missionary Society), the receiving endorsement identifying sender as Lydia Crook, daughter of noted missionary, William Pascoe Crook. Rev. Henry Nisbet (1818-1876), missionary for the London Missionary Society, had left England for the Pacific Islands in Aug. 1840 and with Rev. Turner had reached Samoa from Sydney a year later. They continued to Tanna where they arrived in June 1842 but the only date mentioned in Nisbet's diary when the missionaries received mails was Dec. 9 1842 when a ship arrived which had met with the ''Camden'' on her way from Sydney to Rarotonga. Some 'Nisbet' letters may have reached him in Tanna during his time there from June 1842 until the end of Jan. 1843 when he, Rev. Turner and their families were picked up by the ''Highlander'' and brought to Samoa. Photo.
56 | £400
An accumulation in twelve albums, ten folders and loose, incl. Channel Islands, Great Britain, Russia, etc. (many 1,000s)
413 | £90
British Virgin Islands: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. postcards, envelopes, minor varieties, etc. (26 items)
713 £550
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA specialised mint selection with shades and multiples incl. 2d. and 21/2d. line perf., 6d. (8, incl. yellow-orange block of four), 1s. (7, incl. corner block of four), 3s., 5s. red (2), 5s. maroon, 10s. and £1, chiefly fine. (84) Photo.
992 £130
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Germany: 1847 stampless envelope with red wax seal endorsed ''p HMB. ''Penguin'', sent by Bernard Hebeler (1794-1862), Consul-General to His Majesty the King of Prussia in London to Consul Franz Mohr in Buenos Aires with notation recording the cover accompanying a parcel of 20 printed matter items under separate cover, with red London Paid Maltese Cross despatch ''4 JA 4/1847'', rated ''2/7'' and ''10''. Photo.
1392 £500
New Hebrides: Early Mail: 1842 entire addressed to ''Rev. H. Nisbet/Tana'', with interesting three page letter written by fellow missionary Rev. Mills at Samoa headed ''Upolu Nov. 15th 1842''. Rev. William Mills (1811-1876) was missionary at Apia from 1836 until forced to leave through ill-health in 1854. Rev. Henry Nisbet (1818-1876), missionary for the London Missionary Society, had left England for the Pacific Islands in Aug. 1840 and with Rev. Turner had reached Samoa from Sydney a year later. They continued to Tanna where they arrived in June 1842 but the only date mentioned in Nisbet's diary when the missionaries received mails was Dec. 9 1842 when a ship arrived which had met with the ''Camden'' on her way from Sydney to Rarotonga. Some 'Nisbet' letters may have reached him in Tanna during his time there from June 1842 until the end of Jan. 1843 when he, Rev. Turner and their families were picked up by the ''Highlander'' and brought to Samoa. Photo.
57 | £580
A mainly middle to modern period mint and used all World collectionin albums, stockbooks. binders etc. in six cartons incl. selection of modern Canada incl. some mint strips and blocks, India and States, Australia and New Zealand Q.V. to Q.E.II, British Africa with Cape of Good Hope, Ceylon, range of K.G.VI Commonwealth material, U.S.A., Great Britain with mint decimals, Post & Go, etc., mixed condition. (many 1,000s)
414 £110
Brunei: 1907 imperf. colour trial in black and dark brown, with gum, corner crease, otherwise fine. Photo.
714 £160
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA selection of shades in used blocks of four comprising 1/2d. (2), 1d. (5, one with Punta Arenas 1919 c.d.s.), 1s. yellow-brown with fine central PS.1A ''C/SP 14/15'' c.d.s. and 1s. pale yellow-brown with F.6 ''C/8 JY/20'' c.d.s. day date inverted, odd trivial imperfection but mostly good to fine. (36) Photo.
993 £110
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Germany: German Antarctic Expedition 1901-03, Albert & Co. of Berlin picture postcard ''Museum für Meereskunde. Tierweit der Antarktis'' unused, on display page with five other 'penguin' items. Wharton BB-2. Photo.
1393 £1100
New Hebrides: Joint Naval Commission 1887-1908: 1889 envelope to Lincolnshire endorsed from ''H.M.S. ''Swinger'', New Hebrides'' and sent from Havannah Harbour dated ''15/7/89'', sent to his future wife by seaman John E. Young and countersigned by Lt. George W. Cornish as commanding officer, sent at concessionary rate paid by 1d. lilac cancelled ''LONDON E.C./7/SP 23/89/K'' with Boston same day arrival backstamp, a little roughly opened. Ex Gregson. Illustrated as fig. 1-2 in ''The New Hebrides: Their Postal History and Postage Stamps'' by Hals & Collas (1967). The Ariel class gunboat ''Swinger'' had served on the Australia station since 1883 had been despatched to undertake a five month cruise in the south-west Pacific based in Nouméa. A most important item, only two ''Swinger'' covers being known sent from the New Hebrides. Photo.
61 | £140
A Foreign countries collection in three Ideal albums incl. Belgium, U.S.A. 1893 Columbus to 50c. mint or unused, etc. (100s)
416 | £120
Brunei: Japanese Occupation: 1942-44 issue, 1c. to $1 mint, slightly mixed condition. (19)
715 £210
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to £1 set, mainly fine mint. S.G. 60-69, cat. £1,000. Photo.
995 £480
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Germany: World War II, Hilfskreuzer ''Pinguin'', Kriegsmarine ship no. 33 with Feldpost M.09450 assigned, selection comprising 1940 postcard from crew member showing circular Briefstempel, two Feldpost covers with cachets sent from ''Pinguin'' at Bremen (one with cancellation town name removed) and 1942 German Kriegsgefangenenpost card (vertical fold) sent to England by officer from the ''Port Brisbane'' sunk by the ''Pinguin''. (4 items)
1395 £350
New Hebrides: New Caledonia used in New Hebrides 1903-08: A selection, incl. 1907, unaddressed picture postcard (''Plusieurs Perogues Indigenes a l'abri dans une baie aux Nlle Hebrides'') bearing 1901 5c. tied by ''NLLES HEBRIDES/PT SANDWICH'' c.d.s., 1908 (Nov. 24, Nov. 28) two attractive locally addressed registered 'Rossi' covers, the former a New Caledonia 10c. stationery envelope bearing 1905 5c. and 1903 Anniversary 5c. used with British issue 1/2d., 1d., French issue 1908 5c. and 10c., the latter with New Caledonia 1892 30c. strip of four, 1903 Anniversary 30c. and 1905 40c. pair, good to fine ''PORT-VILA/NELLES HEBRIDES'' c.d.s's and ''R'' in octagon handstamps, three picture postcards bearing 1901 5c. (other adhesives removed) or 1905 5c. (2) cancelled ''NLLES HEBRIDES/PT SANDWICH'' c.d.s., 1904 card bearing Anniversary 4c. and 1908 card with 1900 10c. cancelled ''PORT-VILA/NELLES HEBRIDES'', range of adhesives similarly cancelled, etc. Photo.
62 | £300
An accumulation in two stockbooks, on leaves, old auction lots and loose in packets incl. G.B. 1959 phosphor-graphite and 1960 regionals presentation packs, Australia 'Roos and K.G.V Heads incl. mint blocks, 1928 Exhibition 3d. blue sheetlet of four unused, Germany 1880 3pf., 5pf. and 10pf. first printing unmounted mint blocks, postal history with 1936 Seahorse 2s.6d. Aarmail to Australia, India officials, postal stationery, etc.
417 £550
Bulgaria: 1939 Flood Relief set of five, 1940 Air Mail set of twelve, 1940 Famous Bulgarians set of six, 1941 Khristo Botev set of three and 50l. National Bank, 1941 Macedonia and Thrace set of five, 1941 Parcel stamps set of twelve, mainly in strips of three affixed to parts of archive sheets and cancelled by three line ''SPÉCIMEN/COLLECTION/MAURITANIE'', unique items from the Mauritania Post Office U.P.U. specimen collection. (6 items)
717 £80
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA, 1/2d. green on thin white paper, 1919 printing, comb perf., block of twelve being the the upper two rows of the sheet with margins three sides, also 1920 1/2d. yellowish green on thick greyish paper, upper right corner marginal block of nine, both blocks incl. face flaw [R. 1/4], hinged in selvedge only, mainly fine. SH 24d, v1, 24e2, v1. Photo.
996 £110
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Great Britain: 1867 (Aug. 2) entire letter from the Phospho Guano Co. of Liverpool with printed heading and red wax seal incorporating attractive penguin company emblem, registered to Edinburgh franked 1d. red pl. 96 ED and 4d. vermilion pl. 9 PA, the former also just tied by ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' mark in red. Photo.
1402 £140
New Hebrides: French Currency 1941 ''France Libre'' 5c. to 10f. set unmounted mint, odd value to 2f. with some gum toning, postage due 1938 5c. to 1f. set (10c. and 40c. slight thins on reverse) and 1941 ''France Libre'' 5c. to 1f. set (a few trivial tone spots) used, most fine. (22) S.G. F53-64, FD65-FD81, cat. £1,050. Photo.
63 | £150
A stockbook of duplicated mint and used Baltic States incl. Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania with Polish Occupation, etc., also some later issues to the 2000s, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
418 £160
Burma: Japanese Occupation: Selection of Japanese military cards sent from Burma, Cambodia, Malaya or Naval Command, with censor marks etc., all to Japan, two ex Takase collection. (4 cards)
718 £190
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA, 1d. vermilion on thick greyish paper, 1920 printing, comb perf., variety watermark reversed, unmounted mint, fine. SH 25f wmk1, S.G. 61dx, cat. £425. Photo.
998 £130
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Great Britain: 1885 (Aug. 24) attractive cover addressed to Penguin Creek, Tasmania franked at left by 1884 1s., green with strong colour, cancelled by Hammersmith duplex with Launceston transit and Penguin Creek May 30 arrival on reverse. Photo.
1403 | £280
New Hebrides: A selection of mint multiples and sheets, mainly British and French 1920-21 surcharge issues, some gum toning otherwise mainly fine. (100s)
64 | £850
A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in eleven stockbooks, incl. Australian States, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent 1902 set mint, South Africa with Cape of Good Hope, Trinidad and Tobago, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
420 £150
Burma: Japanese Occupation: 1942 (May) overprinted at Myaungmya type 1 4a. variety overprint triple, black on double red, fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (1990). S.G. J6a, cat. £475. Photo.
719 £180
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1d. vermilion on thick greyish paper, variety watermark reversed, unmounted mint, fine. SH 25f wmk1, S.G. 61dx, cat. £425+. Photo.
999 £90
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Great Britain: 1896, 1897, two covers addressed to Captain (later Admiral) Arthur Mostyn Field (1855-1950) of H.M.S. ''Penguin'', the first from Dorking to Sydney franked 21/2d. pair, the second from Sandown, Isle of Wight to Suva franked single 21/2d.
1408 £1800
New Zealand: 1855 (ca.) the original essay prepared by Perkins, Bacon & Co. Ltd., depicting Chalon half-length portrait engraved by William Humphreys, with engine-turned background and ornamental circular surround, State 2 with circular frame line dividing the portrait from the engine-turned background, printed in black on surfaced wove paper (97 x 78mm). Rare and attractive. Ex Du Bois and Joseph Hackmey. R.P.S. certificate (2007). Photo.
65 | £150
A mainly Q.E.II British Commonwealth collection in black stockbook, mainly unmounted mint incl. Ireland, Malta, South Africa with 1961-74 Republic definitive sets, Cyprus, Gibraltar, South West Africa, Ceylon, etc., miniature sheets (60), many definitive sets, stated to catalogue approx. £2,800. (1,000s)
421 £160
Burma: 1942 envelope bearing 1942 (May) Myaungmya type 2 3p. bright violet and 9p. yellow green tied Kyonpyaw c.d.s. with handwritten Burmese dates, another strike on reverse. Photo.
720 £190
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA, 2d. purple on thin white paper, 1918 printing, line perf., unmounted mint and marginal at left, fine. SH 26c. Photo.
1000 £380
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Great Britain: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04, ''NATIONAL ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION'' label with ''S.S.Discovery/Lat. 77° 51' S'' added in ms. below and dated ''Feb 03'' in right margin, tied to piece by ''N.Z./LYTTELTON/5 MR 03/6'' squared circle. Photo.
1409 £160
New Zealand: 1882-1900 Second Sideface issue, 1d. die proof in black on card (38 x 75mm), small tone spot well clear of design. Photo.
67 | £200
An all World accumulation in sixteen cover albums and loose, incl. Denmark with 1960-84 first day covers, Germany, Ireland 1966-2007 first day covers, Japan, Switzerland, range of presentation books and booklets, etc. (100s)
424 £110
Burma: Japanese Occupation: 1942 (May) overprinted at Henzada type 5, 4a. variety overprint double, fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (1988) for a block of four. S.G. J32a, cat. £250. Photo.
721 £160
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA, 6d. yellow-orange, 1912 printing, showing damaged value tablet at right [R. 8/4], unmounted mint, fine and a scarce variety. SH 28a v1.
1002 £150
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Great Britain: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04, P.& W.M. Ltd coloured postcard ''Music Hath Charms'' (Wharton EI-1) used 1907 Edinburgh to Torquay, also William Ritchie & Sons two 'Reliable' series cards of Ringed Penguins at South Orkneys (Wharton EA-4, EA-5), the former used from 1911 Glasgow Exhibition. (3 cards) Photo.
1410 £180
New Zealand: 1882-1900 Second Sideface issue, 6d. die proof in black on card (38 x 75mm), a few tone spots well clear of design. Photo.
68 | £620
An early to modern mint and used World collection mainly in albums, stockbooks and binders within five boxes incl. Great Britain 1840 to Q.E.II incl. mint decimal values to £1.50, China with a few provincial issues, Peoples Republic, etc., mixed condition. (many 1,000s)
426 £290
Burma: Japanese Occupation: 1942 (Oct. 15) 20c. on 8a. on 8s. used on piece with Maubin c.d.s., fine. B.P.A. certificate (2005). S.G. J64, cat. £750. Photo.
723 £220
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 3s., 5s. red (2, one with F.4 c.d.s. in brown), 5s. reddish maroon and 5s. maroon used, mainly with fine central dated c.d.s's. S.G. 66, 67, a, b, cat. £790. Photo.
1003 £120
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Great Britain: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09, Stampless O.A.S. censored envelope to Worcester, locally redirected, with 1918 (July 22) F.P.O. D16 c.d.s. with enclosed letter handwritten and signed from 41st Divisional Signal Company by Capt. Raymond Priestley (1886-1974), geologist on both Shackleton's 1907-09 and Scott's 1910-13 expeditions, with birthday reminiscences including the consumption of ''fried penguin with tinned green peas'' on Ross Island in 1908. ''Since 1907 I have been very much of a wanderer on the Earth''. Photo.
1411 £220
New Zealand: 1882-1900 Second Sideface issue, 1s. die proof in black on card (38 x 75mm), a few marks in surround clear of design. Photo.
69 | £320
An all World selection, incl. approval books, Falkland Islands Dependencies 1954-62 De La Rue 11/2d. complete sheet of sixty unmounted mint, much Gambia, Sweden, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
428 £220
Cambodia: Khmer Republic: 1975 5r. on 8r. to 2000r. on 3r. set of eight unissued stamps of Cambodia, overprinted ''REPUBLIQUE KHMERE'', fine unmounted mint and rare. S.G. 394-401, cat. £950. Photo.
724 £110
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA £1 black on red on small piece with fake South Georgia SG1 c.d.s, fine. B.P.A. certificate (2018). S.G. 69. Ex Koefman and 'Bougainville' collections. Photo.
1004 £420
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Great Britain: Selection comprising promotional coloured postcard (Wharton XPU-16b) and penguin shaped sticker for Herbert Ponting's talk ''With Captn. Scott in the Antarctic'' at the Philharmonic Hall, the former used in 1917, advertising pamphlet for Ponting's book ''The Great White South'' and Fine Art Society 1913 series 2 postcard (Wharton KA-9) unused, each with illustration taken from ''The Glad Eye'' photograph of an Adélie penguin taken at Cape Royds by Ponting, also two Thomas Cook comic penguin postcards, ''Follow the Man from Cooks'' used 1910, the other unused. (6 items) Photo.
1413 | £320
New Zealand: 1909-16 selection on leaves, incl. plate proofs, 1/2d. single with double perfs. at top, 3d. perf. 14 (3), 5d. mixed perfs. block of four, 6d. perf. 14 (3), 8d. perf. 14 x 131/2 block of four, etc., varied condition. (113)
71 | £230
A collection of Great Britain overprinted issues, mainly unmounted mint K.G.V, incl. Eritrea 1948-49 10s. on 10s. block of four, 1950 to 10s. on 10s., Tripolitania 1950 to 10s. on 10s. (2), 1951 to 240l. on 10s. (2), mainly fine. (147)
430 £100
Cameroons: Cancellations and Covers: 1919 (Nov. 3), philatelic cover, registered from Buea to Switzerland, franked by French Cameroun 1916-17 20c., C.E.F. 1/2d. on 5pf., 1d. on 10pf., 2d. on 20pf., Nigeria 1/2d. pair, fine. Photo.
725 £80
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1/2d. pale green on thick greyish paper, First overprinting, mint block of twenty being columns 5 and 6 of the sheet with margins three sides and showing reversed albino overprints in margin at right, as well as weak ''R'' in overprint and other minor flaws, some minor perf. separation but hinged on two only, mainly fine. SH 35aI, v1.
1007 £95
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Mexico: 1840 (Apr. 15) outer letter sheet from Tampico to France endorsed ''Pr. Pinguin Paquebot Anglais'' with London Oct. 20, Paris Oct. 22 transit and Le Havre same day arrival backstamps. The H.M.S. Penguin was constructed specifically for packet use and remained in service from 1838 to 1850. Photo.
1414 £85
New Zealand: 1913 Auckland Exhibition 1/2d. to 6d. set in mint pairs, heavy hinges, otherwise fine. S.G. 412-15, cat. £600. Photo.
74 | £130
A Commonwealth selection incl. Cayman Is. 1921-26 wmk. MCA 3d. to 10s. mint, Dominica 1903-07 1/2d. to 5s. mint, Jamaica 1921-29 1/2d. to 10s. mint, Swaziland 1933 1/2d. to 10s. mint, 1937 Coronation f.d.c's, also Robson Lowe vol. 4 Australasia and vol. 5 North America, etc.
432 £550
Canada: Newfoundland: 1933 Anniversary of Annexation, artist's original handpainted combination design on sunken card (100 x 85mm), accepted for the 3c. value, with issued stamp. Photo.
726 £880
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1/2d. green on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety watermark reversed, upper left corner marginal example block of four, unmounted mint with minor creases in selvedge only. Two sheets only known. SH 35d wmk1, S.G. 70cx, cat. £2,200+. Photo.
1010 £1800
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: 1843 entire letter showing fine strike of rare ''PAID AT/KORORARIKA/-N.Z.-'' in red, addressed to the Wesleyan Mission House, London, rated ''8'' with Apr. 20 1844 arrival on reverse, the contents being minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Northern Section of the New Zealand district held at Mngungu on Oct 4 1843. Kororarika (today Russell) was named after a mistranslation from the Maori for ''How sweet is the penguin'', was the first post office in New Zealand, the town itself largely destroyed during the First Maori War. Photo.
1416 £230
New Zealand: 1915 (ca.) Perkins, Bacon & Co. essays, three photographic essays of unadopted 1d. designs, mounted on thick card (130 x 142mm). Perkins Bacon were dissatisfied with the H. Richardson design and so produced their own in house, all were rejected by the New Zealand Post Office. Ex Baillie. Photo.
75 | £160
A British Commonwealth selection on leaves and loose, incl. Ceylon, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, North Borneo 1945 BMA set used, etc. (few 100s)
433 | £1250
Canada: Newfoundland: A collection on leaves, incl. 1857-64 1d. brown-purple unused (2), 4d. scarlet-vermilion used, 1860 2d. orange-vermilion used, 3d. green used (2), 1862-64 1d. chocolate-brown (2), 2d. , 4d., 5d. (2), 6d., 61/2d., 8d. and 1s. unused, 1880-82 5c. pale dull blue mint, 1897 Anniversary set mainly mint, 1910 set mint, 1911 Recess set mint, 1911-16 Coronation set mint, 1919 Contingent set mint, 1919 Air $1 on 15c. mint and used, 1921 Air 35c. mint and used on cover, 1923-24 set mint, 1928-29 set mint, 1931 set mint, 1933 Air set mint, also Nova Scotia 1851-60 1d., 3d. (2) and 6d. used, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
727 £230
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1/2d. bluish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety watermark reversed, fine unmounted mint, marginal at right, fine. One sheet known. SH 35d1 wmk1, S.G. 70cx, cat. £550+. Photo.
1011 £190
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: Fine centrally struck ''KORORA/I/26 OC/01'' c.d.s. on 1900 Pictorial 1d. (S.G. 274a). This believed to be the only surviving example of this datestamp although the Korora (Maori for Little Blue Penguin) office was open from 1901 to 1913. Wooders rated 9. Photo.
1417 | £260
New Zealand: 1915-30 Recess: A selection of mint plate numbers, comprising 11/2d. grey-slate pair plate 14, 2d. violet plate 16 single, 2d. yellow plate 15 single, 21/2d. blue plate 17 single, 3d. chocolate plate 19 single, 4d. yellow plate 20 block of four, 4d. violet plate 20 pair, 4d. purple plate 44 single, 5d. light blue plate 43 pair, 6d. carmine plate 37 pair, 8d. indigo blue plate 39 single, 8d. red-brown plate 39 single, 9d. sage-green plate 25 single, etc.
76 | £280
An all World collection in mixed condition in three Ideal albums with 1935 Silver Jubilee omnibus sets virtually complete mint, etc. (many 100s)
434 £550
Canada: Nova Scotia: 1846 (Sept. 26) entire, addressed to U.S.A., manuscript ''111/2'' and ''10'' rate marks, and bearing a good strike of the Crowned circular ''PAID/AT/AMHERST N.S.'' in red. S.G. CC1. Photo.
728 £130
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1d. vermilion, Fourth overprinting, complete mint sheet of sixty showing wide space [R. 3/3], raised spacer [R. 9/5] and broken ''W'' state 4 [R. 10/1], hinged in margins only, mainly fine. SH 36cIV, t5, t10, t12, S.G. 71c, vars.
1012 £130
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04: First Relief Expedition, ''NATIONAL ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION/(penguin watching sunrise)/S.Y. ''MORNING'' printed heading on complete lettersheet (266 x 221mm, folded to 133 x 221mm), unused. Photo.
1418 £350
New Zealand: 1915-30 Recess 3d. die proof in black on wove paper (60 x 63mm), 1915-33 Typo. Master die proof for the 11/2d., printed in black on thick glazed paper (46 x 50mm) with uncleared value tablets, and 1926-34 Small Admiral type 1d. imperforate proof booklet pane of six printed in black on thin paper, the first with some imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
77 | £130
An all World collection in three albums, incl. Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
435 £520
Canada: Nova Scotia: 1851-60 6d. deep green with close to large margins, used on 1859 (Feb. 17) cover to Boston, tied by barred oval, with red circular ''PAID'', St. John's transit mark, with Bridgetown and Annapolis datestamps on the reverse, a few cover faults, otherwise fine. S.G. 6. Photo.
729 £520
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' selection on leaves with mint multiples, shades and a good range of varieties incl. 1/2d. and 1d. comb perf. sheets of 60, 1/2d. block of twenty (4 x 5) and 1d. block of eighteen (6 x 3) from the the top of the sheet showing reversed albino overprints in right-hand margins, 1/2d. marginal block of four with horizontally misplaced overprints, 1d. inverted ''V'' for ''A'' [R. 7/5] in marginal pair, 1d. overprint double, one albino, 1d. raised spacer [R. 2/3] in corner block of nine, 1d. broken ''M'' and wide ''P'' [R. 10/6] in corner pair and block of six, 1d. on thick greyish paper marginal pair, 1s. First Overprinting marginal pair, 1s. corner pair with broken ''W'' [R. 10/1], 1s. corner block with broken ''M'' [R. 10/6], 1s. Fifth Overprinting blocks, one (diagonal bend) with thick ''R'' [R. 1/2] , inverted ''V'' [R. 2/1] and broken ''W'' [R. 2/2], another with small ''S'' [R. 8/1], and set of three on 1920 (Feb. 12) registered 'Wilson' cover, chiefly fine. (approx. 290 + 1 cover)
1013 £100
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04, Canterbury Times postcards, set 1 ''Emperor Penguins'', set 2 ''Emperor Penguin Rookery at commencement of the Great Ice Barrier'' and ''Emperor Penguin with Young in Pouch'', unused. Wharton DE-5, DE-19, DE-20.
1419 £2100
New Zealand: 1915-30 Recess, 6d. carmine-lake, in a plate ''37'' block of four, fine unmounted mint, extremely rare shade in a plate block. B.P.A. certificate (2002). Photo.
78 | £260
An all World accumulation in five albums (two are empty Ideals), two small stockbooks, on leaves and loose, incl. French Colonies, Japan, etc. (1,000s)
439 | £450
Canada: A selection, comprising 1852-57 handmade wove paper 3d., four small to good margins, showing major re-entry, used with target cancellation (R.P.S. certificate, 1980), 1852-57 machine-made paper 3d. horizontal pair, four small to good margins, used with target cancellations, left stamp with scissor cut into design (R.P.S. certificate, 1975), an extensive collection of f.d.c's in seven binders and loose from 1979 to 2014, and a mint Q.E.II collection in four boxed albums largely complete with issues to 2005. (100s)
731 £320
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1s. brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, variety watermark inverted, an unmounted mint horizontal pair from the foot of the sheet with centre cross in selvedge, trivial horizontal bend otherwise fine. Three sheets only known. SH 37c wmk1, S.G. 72bw, cat. £850+. Photo.
1015 £1700
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04, Christchurch Weekly Press First series postcard from ''H.M.S.Morning/Antarctic Relief/Ship Lat. 65° 18' S/Lon 179° 9' 0'' W Ross Sea'' dated ''Dec 25th 1903'' written and signed by seaman Leonard Burgess on the Second Relief Expedition ship addressed to Leonard W. Storey in Christchurch, ''Icebergs abound us, thick of snow but calm'', bearing 1d. Universal cancelled by Lyttelton squared circle. Wharton DC-3. Photo.
1420 £270
New Zealand: 1915-33 Typo., 11/2d. die proofs (3 on surface paper), one endorsed ''2nd Proof'' and ''Black'' (61 x 80mm), another endorsed ''1st'' and ''Purple Black'' (56 x 92mm), last endorsed ''2nd Proof'' and ''Purple Black'' (61 x 78mm), fine. Ex Midas. Photo.
79 | £260
A collection in mixed condition in two old time albums incl. G.B. 1840 1d. (3) used, etc. (100s)
440 £210
Canada: 1852-57 imperf. 3d. deep red on medium handmade paper, four margins, fine used with red target cancellation. S.G. 6, cat. £275. Photo.
732 £100
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'', 1s. brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, showing vertically misplaced overprint, unmounted mint, fine. SH 37c v3. Photo.
1016 £4500
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04, Christchurch Weekly Press First series postcard headed and dated from ''H.M.S. Morning, Antarctic Relief Ship/Sunday Jan 17th 1904/Lat. 77° 49' 0'' S'', written and signed by seaman Leonard Burgess on the Second Relief Expedition ship addressed to Janet Storey in Christchurch, ''We are as Far South as we can get now. It is all up at getting the Discovery out now , we are blasting today but it is no use. Two sledge parties has left the ship to fetch things from the Discovery'', bearing 1d Universal cancelled by Lyttelton squared circle with Christchurch Apr. 4 1904 arrival c.d.s. Wharton DC-4. An important item of Antarctic history, the S.Y. ''Morning'', together with the ''Terra Nova'', had been sent to evacuate the Discovery if she could not be freed from the ice. A log of the voyage, compiled by Burgess is held in the Macmillan Brown Library, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Photo.
1421 £500
New Zealand: 1947-52 K.G.VI issue, essay die proof incorporating full face portrait facing slightly to right, cross-hatched background within issued frame, blank value tablets, printed in deep green on surfaced wove paper (108 x 150mm). Photo.
80 | £320
A rather messy old time accumulation in four albums (incl. an S.G. K.G.VI printed album), a notebook and loose mainly sorted into packets contained in two cartons incl. Burma with Japanese Occupation issues, a selection of covers and cards, etc. (many 100s)
445 £260
Canada: A selection of K.G.V mint booklet panes, comprising 1911-22 3c. brown pane of four, 1922-31 1c. and 3c. panes of six, and 1c. (2), 2c. (2), 3c. carmine panes of four, 1928-29 1c., 2c. and 5c. panes of six, 1930-31 1c., 2c. green (2), 2c. scarlet (2), 2c. brown panes of six, 1c., 2c. and 3c. panes of four, 1932-33 1c. and 2c. panes of six, 1c., 2c. and 3c. panes of four, 1935 1c. and 2c. panes of six, 1c., 2c. and 3c. panes of four, also 1931 black on green booklet, slightly mixed condition. Photo.
733 £400
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' mint selection, a range of printings and overprintings mainly in blocks (incl. positional) with vertically or horizontally misplaced overprints, flaws incl. wide spaces, broken letters, 1d. reversed albino overprint in right margin, upper right corner block of four and pair, 1d. raised spacer [R. 2/3] in block of six, 1s. broken ''W'' [R. 10/1] in corner block of four, etc., chiefly fine. (264)
1018 £350
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09, Photographic postcard (unknown publisher) with ''Nimrod'' and Shackleton depicted inside lifebelt, oval vignette of penguins below, inscribed ''THE RETURN OF THE BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION/LYTTLETON MARCH 1909/N.Z.'', used 1912 under cover from Auckland with lengthy message on reverse. Wharton GG-2
1423 £380
New Zealand: 1947-52 K.G.VI issue, die proof of issued design, with blank value tablets, printed in green on surfaced wove paper (32 x 39mm), fine. Photo.
81 | £180
A mint and used Commonwealth collection in an album, Q.V. to K.G.V, incl. Great Britain with 1840 1d. used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
447 £350
Canada: 1926 2c. on 3c. carmine type 50 pair, variety surcharge double, one inverted, fine unmounted mint. B.P.A. certificate (1983). Unitrade 140c, cat. $1,100. Photo.
734 £180
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1/2d. to 3s. set of eight with additional 1/2d. and 1s. (2), all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12 or D16), mainly fine with part or large part gum (some redistribution). (12) S.G. 73s-80s, cat. £850+. Photo.
1020 £160
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: 1964 Health 3d.+1d. Little Blue Penguin (Korora) showing spectacular downwards shift of black shift, unmounted mint with trivial gum disturbance. With normal for comparison. S.G. 823 var. Photo.
1424 £380
New Zealand: 1947-52 K.G.VI issue, 2d. die proof in issued design, printed in black on surfaced wove paper (87 x 94mm), slightly soiled. Photo.
82 | £160
A collection in three albums incl. Australia 'Roos to Specimen £1, 1948-56 £2 used block of four, 1963-65 Navigators to £2 used, Bermuda, Canada 1897 Jubilee to 50c. used, Fiji 1938-55 to £1 used, 1954-59 to £1 used, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Egypt, U.S.A., etc.
448 | £150
Canada: An accumulation of mint (mainly unmounted) and used Q.E.II issues in packets, arranged by S.G. number, incl. coils with 1967-73 perf. 10 x imperf. block of four imperf. vertically unmounted mint, booklet panes, multiples with imprints, etc., later issues to the 2000s, mixed condition. (1,000s)
735 £260
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA specialised mint selection with shades and multiples incl. 21/2d. blue (22, incl. indigo marginal block of four, steel-blue corner block of fifteen (3 x 5) incl. swan-necked ''2'' and single with R.P.S. certificate (1970) as ''Prussian blue''), 21/2d. (5, incl. block of four), 6d. (2), 1s. corner block of twelve (3 x 4, with ms. sheet no. ''2''), 3s., mainly fine. (58)
1021 £40
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: Framed ''POSTAGE PAID/SOUTHLAND/MUSEUM/(penguin/INVERCARGILL, N.Z./PERMIT No. 903'' franking on stampless envelope to Christchurch. Very scarce, this the only example seen by the vendor.
1427 £480
New Zealand: 1960-66 1s.3d. with variety carmine omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 792a, cat. £800. Photo.
83 | £120
An all World collection in six albums, early to modern, incl. Latin America, Europe, Great Britain with 1840 1d. black used (2, one with three margins and thin, one defective), 1841 2d. blue strip of three used on piece, K.E.VII perfins, Commonwealth, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
454 | £600
Canada: A mint K.G.V collection in an album, incl. 1911-22 values to 50c. (2 singles and a pair), range of War Tax issues with 1915 (Feb.) set, 1916 (July) 2c. block of four, 1916 (Aug.) imperf. x perf. 8 strip of four, 1922-31 perf. 12 to $1 (2), imperf. x perf. 8 die I 3c. pair, 1c. to 3c. in blocks of four, die II 3c. strip of four, imperf. 3c. block of four used, perf. 12 x imperf. 2c. pair, 1928 Air 5c. pair imperf. vertically, 1928-29 to $1, 1930-31 to $1, values to 10c. in blocks of four, 1935 to $1 (50c. with re-entry), range of covers, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
736 £1250
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' exceptional mainly mint selection with shades and line perfs., set to £1 and a range of multiples incl. 1d. blocks of six, twelve, 30 and 60, 2d. blocks of twelve, 24, 36 and 60, 21/2d. block of 32, 35 and 60 (2), 6d. reddish purple line perf. blocks of eight and 24, 4d. block of four, 1s. on bright emerald block of four, 10s. pair, mostly fine. (484) Photo.
1022 £130
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: New Zealand: 1988 Native Birds 80c Fiordland Crested Penguin, unmounted mint dramatically misperforated block of six (2 x 3) from the left of the sheet, fine, also 1992 (May, June) $8 Penguin booklet, two printings. S.G. SB61a. Photo.
1428 £70
New Zealand: 1970-76 50c. with variety dark green omitted, unmounted mint, tiny tone spot, otherwise fine. S.G. 932c, cat. £350. Photo.
84 £95
A small all World group, comprising German Caroline Islands 1899-1900 type 2 25pf. orange mint, German Post Offices in China 1898 type 1 3pf. bistre-brown mint, German Cameroun 1905-19 1m. used, Honduras 1931 1c. sepia to 1p. grey-black set of proofs overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in red and with punch holes in blocks of four, and Transvaal 1904-09 1d. lower left and upper right plate strip fof three mint, slightly mixed condition. (39)
455 | £500
Canada: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two cartons, incl. Newfoundland 1857-64 1d. mint with four margins, 1860 3d. mint (2, both with three margins), 1863-64 4d. used with four margins, 5d. mint with four margins, 61/2d. unused (2, both with four margins), 8d. mint (with four margins), then Canada with 1851 laid paper 6d. slate-violet (four margins), used with concentric ring cancellation, 1852-57 machine-made wove paper 3d. red (four margins) fine used with target cancellation (R.P.S. certificate, 2006), 1912-16 25c. booklet with French text and handstamped ''AVIS/Changement des tarifs/Postaux./Pour les nouveaux/tarifs consulter/le maitre de poste.'', 1922-31 imperf. x perf. 12 die II 1c. chrome-yellow coil strip of approx. 100, 1939 Royal Visit set in complete sheets, large booklets, miniature sheets, presentation packs, wide range of covers, etc. (100s)
737 £220
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' 1/2d. to £1 set mint with additional line perf. values to 1s. (used), with 2s.6d., 5s., £1 etc. unmounted and most fine, the 10s. with trivial bend and £1 with vertical bend and small stain at lower right but a scarce upper left corner marginal example. (16) S.G. 116-26, etc. Photo.
1023 £110
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Nicaragua: 1999 Sea Birds 5cor. Southern Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) in full horizontal row of four showing dramatic vertical misperforation, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 3749 var. Photo.
1429 £120
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 1c. variety blue omitted and 2c. variety black omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1008b, 1009b, cat. £560. Photo.
85 | £95
K.G.VI to Q.E.II British Asia selection in red stockbook incl. Burma, Ceylon, India and Pakistan, mainly unmounted mint and stated to cat. £1,880. (984)
456 | £450
Canada: A collection in three albums, one boxed, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. 1859 selection, small and large Queens, 1897 Jubilee values to $2 mint, 1897-98 set mint, 1903-12 to 50c. mint or part original gum, 1908 Quebec set mint, 1928-29 $1 mint, 1930-31 to $1 mint, 1942-48 War Effort set mint, registration stamps with 1875-92 8c. with manuscript cancellation, special delivery, officials with 1949 set mint, postage dues, Newfoundland, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
738 £150
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin', line perf. 1/2d. green, 1d. deep red, 4d. orange, 6d. reddish purple and 1s. black on emerald paper, each in a block of four on individual pieces with fine central Fox Bay ''C/MY 12/37'' c.d.s. S.G. 116a, 117a, 120, 121a, 122a, cat. £350+.
1024 £110
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Nicaragua: 1999 Sea Birds 5cor.50 Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanious inscription error) in full horizontal row of four showing dramatic vertical misperforation, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 3749a var. Photo.
1437 | £380
New Zealand: A selection, comprising 1871-73 1d. brown perf. 10 x 121/2 two unused examples in slightly differing shades, 1882-1900 Second Sideface issue 1d. dies 1, 2 and 3 in mint blocks of four, 1915-30 Recess 5d. perf. 14 x 141/2 light blue in unmounted mint plate ''43'' plate block of four, 1977 Silver Jubilee 8c. pair from the miniature sheet with variety Indian red omitted used, and an unmounted mint selection of officials with 1936-61 single watermark 1d. perf. 131/2 x 14, multiple watermark set, with 2d. perf. 121/2 and perf. 14, 2s. perf. 131/2 x 14, etc. 2s. olive-green perf. 131/2 x 14 with variety ''CAPTAIN COQK'' from the top of the sheet, slightly mixed condition. (54)
86 | £70
A selection on leaves, strength in Liechtenstein middle period incl. scarcer sets, also some World, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
458 | £260
Canada: A collection of covers in two binders, incl. Newfoundland and Canada postal stationery, range of early entires, 1859 3c. beavers on cover (2), some incoming, first flights with 1928 covers (3) with Yukon Airways labels, also a range of cancellations, etc. (63 covers)
739 £90
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' £1, pressed vertical crease otherwise fine used and marginal at left. S.G. 126, cat. £425. Photo.
1026 £400
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Norway: Norwegian, British, Swedish Antarctic Expedition 1949-52, commercial cover ''By Air Mail'' with rare ''1949-1952 NORWEGIAN-BRITISH-SWEDISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION/(penguin)/MAUDHEIM'' cachet only seen on mail from expedition members, franked South Africa 3d., 6d. cancelled Cape Town 22 Dec. 1950, slight soiling. Photo.
1438 | £500
New Zealand: A collection in four albums, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. imperf. and perf. Chalons to 1s. used, 1898 set used, 1902-07 to 5s. mint, 1906 Exhibition set mint, 1909-16 to 1s. mint, 1915-30 to 1s. mint, 1931 Health set mint, 1935-36 to 3s. used, 1936-42 to 3s. mint, 1953-59 to 10s. mint, postal fiscals to £5 used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
87 | £90
An all World accumulation on leaves and loose, incl. Portuguese Colonies, postal stationery and cut-outs, etc. (100s)
459 | £110
Canada: A small selection on stockcards, incl. 1928-29 50c. and $1 used, 1942-48 War Effort set mint, Newfoundland with 1911-16 Coronation 3c. to 15c. mint, 1933 Gilbert set mint, etc., varied condition. (70)
740 £900
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to £1 set perforated ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B9, the 3d. with faked perfin), values to 2s.6d. without gum, the 5s., 10s. and £1 with gum lightly toned. (12) S.G. 127s-38s, cat. £4,250 for full set. Photo.
1027 £130
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Russia: Attractive penguin headed congratulatory telegram from the Academy of Sciences in Moscow to expedition members at Base Mirny commemorating ''The Day of Radio'', also an unused example of the telegram form with ''2-1-59'' pictorial datestamp and three mint T.A.A.F. stamps incl. 1963 Quiet Sun 100f. mint. (5 items)
1440 £1050
New Zealand: Revenues: 1867 De La Rue page bearing the redundant head die of King Pedro V of Portugal Experimental Postage Three Pence 'dummy' stamp, twenty examples in a variety of colours, sent to New Zealand and used to illustrate the coloured inks available at the time, also bearing Portugal 1864 Imposto do Sello 20r. and endorsed ''Dup Receipt''. A fascinating and unique document. Ex 'Midas' collection. Photo.
88 | £65
Accessories: Eighteen empty A4 stock books, five as new with cellophane wrapping.
460 | £85
Canada: A selection, incl. 1937-38 $1 mint, 1942-48 20c. to $1 mint, Newfoundland with 1933 Balbo $4.50 on 75c. forged 'sheet' of four, etc. (88)
741 £1950
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to £1 set mint and mainly fine, the 1/2d. to 1s. (except 4d.) being in blocks of four, each of which marginal except 1s. (the 1/2d. showing imprint, the 11/2d. showing imprint and newly listed 'break in cloud' variety [R.9/3], the variety with one lightly toned perf.), the 5s. upper marginal, 10s. with trivial mark on gum and £1 with Brandon certificate (1988). (33) S.G. 127-38, 129a, cat. £6,383+. Photo.
1031 £580
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Tristan da Cunha: 1948 ''THE TRISTAN VENTURE'' illustrated printed cover bearing 1d. penguin 'potato' stamp tied by fine type VIII cachet, addressed to Cape Town by E. Dawe, Chief Mate of the M/S ''Pequeña'', with Mar. 15 arrival c.d.s. on reverse, this being the last use of the type VIII cachet. Photo.
1441 £100
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post: 1905 (Sept. 8) large flimsy from John G. Vivian in Oroville to H. Brett at ''The Star'' office, with violet ''GREAT BARRIER/PIGEONGRAM SERVICE'' circular handstamp, good message, some faults.
89 | £680
Cancellations: A collection of World postmarks in two stockbooks, incl. Australian States, Canada with Newfoundland T.P.O's, Ceylon barred numerals and c.d.s's, much Europe with Belgium and Netherlands numerals, Switzerland, Italian numerals, also Belgian Congo, etc. (100s)
462 | £50
Canada: Revenues: British Columbia: Law Stamps: A collection on leaves, incl. 1912-26 25c. sheets of 25 (2), 1971-80 rouletted $2 and $1 sheets of 25, multiples, good range of documents, etc. (100s)
742 £1500
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to £1 set mint, the 5s. and £1 lightly hinged, mainly fine. (12) S.G. 127-38, cat. £4,250. Photo.
1032 £260
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Tristan da Cunha: 1949 envelope addressed to Worcester, Cape Province, locally redirected, showing a rare example of 1d. penguin 'potato' stamp, a marginal example tied by type IX cachet, apparently accepted for postage with Cape Town Paquebot Oct. 14 1949 c.d.s. Photo.
1443 | £160
Nicaragua: A collection of covers and cards in a folder, incl. a good range of censored covers, flown, commercial mail, etc. (79 items)
90 | £210
Cancellations: A collection of Scandinavian cancellations in a stockbook, istrength in Denmark and Sweden numerals, PKP, PKXP, PLK, Finland, etc. (100s)
466 £550
Ceylon: Reprints of the 1857 Humphries Head die proofs, a group on card or thick paper, comprising in brown (2) with cleared value tablet, coloured value tablet, in black (3) with cleared value tablet, coloured value tablet and ornate design in value tablet, in deep green (4) with head, value tablet and corner ornaments cleared, corners and value tablet completely cleared, value tablet cleared, value tablet cleared and diagonal line through design, in blue (2) with cleared value tablet, coloured value tablet, in vermilion (4) with cleared value tablet (2), coloured value tablet, horizontal striped value tablet, in deep purple with horizontal striped value tablet and in rose (5) with cleared value tablet (2), and strip of three showing with head, value tablet and corner ornaments cleared, with value tablet cleared and with diagonal line through design, and with corners and value tablet completely cleared printed se-tenant, fine. (21)
743 £1450
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to £1 set mint, mainly fine. S.G. 127-38, cat. £4,250. Photo.
1033 £580
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Tristan da Cunha: 1954 11/2d. Rockhopper Penguin, stamp-sized die proof of vignette on gummed, unwatermarked wove paper. Rare. Photo.
1444 £850
Nigeria: Lagos: 1869 (Dec. 12) entire to London, bearing a fine strike of the scarce double circle ''POST OFFICE.LAGOS/WEST COAST OF AFRICA'' datestamp in blue, with London receiving mark in red on reverse. Photo.
91 | £420
Cancellations: A collection of Pacific and Australasia cancellations in a stockbook, Q.V. to Q.E.II, with strength in New Zealand with T.P.O's, also Gilbert & Ellice Islands, Papua & New Guinea, etc. (100s)
467 £220
Ceylon: 1857-59 1d. deep turquoise-blue on blued paper, tied by barred oval used on local 1861 cover to Pusilawa, with Colombo Post Paid datestamp in red on the reverse. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. 2b. Photo.
744 £780
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to £1 set used, some on pieces, the top four values with forged cancellations, chiefly fine. (12) S.G. 127-38, cat. £6,250. Pink BPA certificate (2018). Photo.
1034 £210
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Tristan da Cunha: Original drawing (240 x 169mm) by islander Gary Repetto (13) showing rockhopper penguins among the tussock grass on Nightingale Island, the design chosen for the 1979 International Year of the Child 20p., with accompanying letter from Gary and his brother Darren. S.G. 271 E. Photo.
1445 £120
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers: 1896 (July 3) envelope to England bearing Oil Rivers 1/2d. vermilion and Niger Coast 1d. blue and 1d. vermilion tied Opobo River c.d.s's, Liverpool paid packet mark alongside and endorsed ''Per S.S. Bonny'', Manchester July 4 arrival on reverse, cover with some foxing. Photo.
93 £60
Colonial Proofs and Essays: King Edward VII die proof in full regalia, unknown origin, printed in black on unwatermarked paper (95 x 130 mm), some minor faults. Photo.
468 £680
Ceylon: 1857-59 2d. green, horizontal strip of three, good margins showing portion of adjoining at left, part original gum, tiny scissor cut between first and second stamp at foot, fine appearance. S.G. 3. Photo.
745 £350
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 6d. in mint marginal blocks of four (3d. with imprint), the 1/2d. and 1d. (some perf. separation between stamps and margin) hinged on upper pair, others unmounted, one 11/2d. corner crease otherwise chiefly fine. (28) S.G. 127-33, cat. £696+.
1035 £140
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Tristan da Cunha: Booklets: 1957 3s.6d. without postmark on back cover and 1958 3s.6d., both exploded for display. S.G.SB1b, SB2, cat. £380.
1446 £150
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers: 1893 (Dec. 11) registered envelope to England bearing Oil Rivers 2d. and 1s. tied Old Calabar River c.d.s's, ''R'' handstamp and Liverpool transit alongside, Plymouth Jan. 9 arrival on reverse, cover with some foxing. Photo.
96 | £140
Forgeries: German States: A collection, incl. Baden, Bergedorf, Brunswick, Hamburg, Hanover, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Oldenberg, Thurn and Taxis, etc., also some Germany and Colonies, mixed condition. (few 100s)
469 £280
Ceylon: 1857-59 Imperforate plate proofs in black, on wove paper, 6d. block of four with close to ample margins, 10d. with good to large margins and 1s.9d. with good to large margins, plus undenominated die proof in red-brown on card (44 x 48mm) struck through with manuscript mark, a fine and interesting group. Photo.
746 £170
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 1s. in used horizontal pairs, a few nibbled perfs. otherwise mainly fine. (16) S.G. 127-34, cat. £650+. Photo.
1038 £50
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: United States of America: 1992 Wild Animals 29c. Penguins, U.S. Postal Service official promotional slide transparency and photographic print showing original ''Emperor Penguins'' inscription error, also pane of four from $5.80 booklet incl. issued stamp with corrected ''King Penguins'' inscription. Scott 2705-09.
1448 £100
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers: 1893 (Dec.) Provisionals Type 6 ''HALF/PENNY'' in vermilion on 21/2d. purple on blue, used, horizontal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 19, cat. £325. Photo.
97 | £80
Forgeries: German States: Bergedorf: A selection, incl. sheets and blocks, reprints, 'unused' and 'used', etc. (few 100s)
470 £350
Ceylon: 1857 to 1872 group of imprimaturs comprising 1857-64 1/2d. lilac pair, 1863-66 1d. deep blue, a superb left marginal example, 1866-68 3d. rose pair, 1872-80 32c., 48c., 96c., also 4c. colour trial in deep lilac affixed to thin card, a fine and attractive group. Photo.
747 £75
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 2s.6d. mint, some rather heavy mounts otherwise mainly fine. (12) S.G. 127-35. Photo.
1039 £120
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Zanzibar: 1948 (Oct. 22) Ilford Selo Films attractive illustrated advertising envelope registered to Colorado, U.S.A. registration label tied by straight line ''BY AIR TO LONDON ONLY'' instructional mark and bearing 1936 values to 1s. on reverse paying 2s.60c rate, also a two-colour version of the envelope used 1950 in Gloucestershire. (2 covers) Photo.
1450 £420
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers: 1893 (Dec.) Provisionals Type 9 ''HALF/PENNY'' in blue on 2d. grey-green and carmine, fine used. Philatelic Foundation certificate (1980). S.G. 29, cat. £750. Photo.
99 | £400
Literature: A library all rebound in leather, incl. handbooks with ''The Stamps and Postal History of North Borneo'' parts 1 to 3 by Shipman, ''The Stamps and Postal History of Sarawak'' by Forrester-Wood, Airmails, Maritime with ''La Poste Maritime Francaise'' vols 1 to 9 bound in three volumes, ''Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen 1857-1970'' vol. 1 and 2 by E. Drechsel, catalogues, etc.
471 £550
Ceylon: 1871 2c., 8c., 19c., 36c., 48c. die proofs dated between Aug. 25 and Sept. 6, 1877 32c. and 64c. die proofs dated Apr. 13 and Apr. 18 respectively, all in black on glazed card and endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING'', some slight discolouration, otherwise mainly fine. (8)
748 £500
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1d. horizontal mint pair from the top of the sheet, the left-hand stamp showing thick serif to ''1'' at left, hinged in selvedge only, fine. S.G. 128, a, cat. £503+. Photo.
1043 | £2300
The Helen Davis Collection of Penguins: Various: The balance of the Gold Medal winning collection, most attractively presented on over 130 display pages with over 150 covers and postcards, slogan postmarks, photos, newspaper cuttings, miniature sheets and stamps (approx. 875) incl. balances of sets, with a wide range of countries represented incl. T.A.A.F. etc. An extraordinary assembly.
1451 £350
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers: 1893 (Dec.) Provisionals Type 9 ''HALF/PENNY'' in violet on 2d. grey-green and carmine, fine used. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. 29, cat. £375. Photo.
100 | £270
Literature: ''The Work of Jean De Sperati'' by the British Philatelic Association, parts 1 and 2 text and plates, also a selection of Sperati forgeries (13) incl. G.B. Q.V. 2s. brown, Cyprus K.E.VII 45pi., Gibraltar, etc.
472 £650
Ceylon: 1872 (ca.) original ink recipe pieces (5 double sided, plus photocopied piece) (approx. 204 x 160mm) used for a variety of Revenue stamps and the 32c. and 64c. values, headed ''Fugitive Inks'' and with recipe numbers 801 to 808 and 817 to 830, each bearing a block of four De La Rue Queen Victoria dummy stamps in the appropriate colour, unique. Photo.
749 £1100
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 6d. to £1 mint, fine and fresh. (6) S.G. 133-38. Photo.
1045 £90
Fiji: 1891 21/2d. Provisional Surcharge, 21/2d. on 2d. green, narrow spacing mint (8, incl. a block of four), unused and used (4), wide spacing mint, and 1892-93 Provisional Surcharges 5d. on 4d. deep purple mint block of nine, mixed condition. (23) Photo.
1452 £400
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers: 1893 (Dec.) Provisionals Type 9 ''HALF/PENNY'' in vermilion on 21/2d. purple on blue, fine used. Philatelic Foundation certificate (1980). S.G. 31, cat. £700. Photo.
101 | £450
Literature: A library in four cartons, incl. ''The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps'' by R. Lowe in six volumes, ''Malaysia: Their Stamps and Postal Stationery'' by L.C. Stanway in three volumes, ''The Stamps and Postal History of North Borneo'' by L.H. Shipman in three parts, airmails with ''Recovered Mail'' by H.L. Nierinck in two volumes, maritime mail with ''Understanding Transatlantic Mail'' by R.F. Winter in two volumes, etc.
473 £450
Ceylon: 1872 2c. to 96c. (without 1877 64c.) nine stamp-size proofs in black on glazed card affixed to three sunken archive cards. Photo.
750 £400
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 5s. black and yellow, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 136, cat. £950+. Photo.
1046 £110
Fiji: 1935 Silver Jubilee 11/2d. showing 'dash by turret' [Pl. 4, R. 3/6], fine mint. S.G. 242i, cat. £375. Photo.
1453 £150
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Dec.) Type 11 ''One/Shilling'' in violet on 2d. grey-green and carmine, mint with part original gum, pulled perf. at top, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1983). S.G. 37, cat. £450. Photo.
102 | £270
Literature: An accumulation in five cartons, incl. many articles, research papers, auction catalogues, books on censorship and P.O.W's with ''A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia During the Second World War'' by D. Tett in six volumes, etc.
474 £190
Ceylon: 1872-80 2c., 4c., 8c., 16c., 24c., 36c., 48c., 96c., imperforate on ungummed paper, all in marginal blocks of four overprinted ''CANCELLED'', fine. Photo.
751 £520
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 5s. black and yellow, mint, fine. Heijtz certificate (2008) notes ''a deep shade of the black and yellow stamp''. S.G. 136 var., cat. £950+. Photo.
1049 | £700
Fiji: A selection of covers, comprising 1884 cover from Levuka to Scotland via San Francisco with 1877 Fancy ''VR'' Overprint ''Four Pence'' on 3d. mauve vertical pair cancelled by type D5 (Ex Rodger), 1884 incoming envelope registered from London addressed to Edward Magnus at Levuka bearing Great Britain 6d. grey pl. 17 (marginal) and 1880-81 2d. pale rose (2) tied by Mark Lane B.O. ''1 JY 84'' registered ovals, 1889 envelope from Suva to Alpha Estate on Tavuini franked 2d. yellow-green perf. 10, 1897 envelope incoming from Sandown addressed to ''Captain A. Mostyn Field, R.N., H.M.S. ''Penguin''/Suva/Fiji'' endorsed ''via Vancouver'', franked 1887-92 21/2d. (Ex Osborn), 1898 O.H.M.S. long envelope registered by postmaster Leslie Walker from Suva to New Jersey bearing perf. 11 1/2d. greenish slate (5, two on reverse), 1d. pale mauve, 2d. dull green and 21/2d. yellow-brown, 1898 registered cover from Suva to Nova Scotia bearing 4d. mauve perf. 11 (upper left corner fault) with 1891-1902 21/2d. brown perf. 11 paying rate via Vancouver, 1898 envelope to Scotland with Ardrossan Dec. 15 arrival backstamp endorsed ''Card only'' and bearing 1d. rosy mauve perf. 113/4, 1900 (May 29) envelope from Nausori to Sydney franked by 1d. pale rosy mauve perf. 11 x 113/4 horizontal pair tied by light type D3 c.d.s., 1917, 1924, 1951, three underpaid commercial covers to U.S.A. showing instructional markings, and 1941 (Nov.) FAM 19 first flight, nine stage covers with cachets, comprising Honolulu-Suva (postmaster signed), Suva-Nouméa (censored), Suva-Canton Island, Suva-Auckland (3, one censored to Southern Rhodesia), Suva-U.S.A. (3, one to San Pedro, others to Los Angeles).
1454 £160
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Dec.) Type 11 ''One/Shilling'' in violet on 2d. grey-green and carmine, fine used. R.P.S. certificate (1983). S.G. 37, cat. £375. Photo.
103 | £90
Literature: A selection in four cartons, incl. some Proud and Robson Lowe publications, ''The British Postal Service in Morocco 1749-1906'' by Garcia, Irish literature incl. ''Ireland's Transition'' by Dulin, etc.
475 £260
Ceylon: 1872-80 watermark Crown CC perf. 121/2 x 14 2r.50c., unused (without gum), with horizontal bend but of good appearance, plus stamp sized proof in black on white card affixed to backing paper. S.G. 138. Photo.
752 £750
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 5s. black and yellow-orange mint, fine. S.G. 136a, cat. £3,250. Photo.
1050 £80
Fiji: 1884 (Dec.) unusual envelope to Levuka apparently posted from an outer island or outlying settlement, franked by 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 ('tall' at top, internal wrinkle and perf. irregularities) cancelled on arrival by D5 datestamp. Recipient's note of return communication ''9/2/85' per ''Avon'' amended to ''Redwing''. S.G. 40. Photo.
1455 £250
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1894 (Apr. 26) envelope with embossed imprint of N.C.P. Opobo Vice Consulate to Camberley, bearing 1894 (Jan.) 5d. vertical pair from top of sheet tied by Bonny squared circles with further strike below. Photo.
105 | £110
Literature: A selection incl. ''The King George VI Large Key Type'' by Eric Yendall, ''The De La Rue Years'' by W.A. Wiseman, etc. (9 items)
477 £230
Ceylon: 1882 (Oct.) 20c. on 64c. red-brown, two rejoined mint marginal blocks of 30 forming the upper five rows of the sheet displaying the overprint setting, a few creases, perf. separation and reinforcement, otherwise a relatively fresh multiple. S.G. 143. Photo.
753 £140
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 10s. black and chestnut, mint, trivial stains on gum but lightly hinged. S.G. 137, cat. £850. Photo.
1053 £80
Fiji: 1891 (Nov. 11) commercial cover to Darlington, England, franked by 1891 21/2d. on 2d. green, narrow spacing, lightly cancelled by Suva D2 c.d.s. with ''JA 5/92'' arrival backstamp, folds and slight stains. S.G. 70. Photo.
1456 £120
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Protectorate Issues: 1894 type 16 ''1'' in vermilion on half of 2d., used on piece, also a forgery of one of the trial surcharges. S.G. 59, cat. £375. R.P.S. certificate (1983). Photo.
106 | £100
Literature: A selection of mainly Proud handbooks handbooks in two cartons, many for Africa, etc. (16 items)
478 | £150
Ceylon: 1885 5c. on 32c. slate, 20c. on 32c. slate, 30c. on 36c. blue, 56c. on 96c. drab, all in blocks of four, mainly fine with large part original gum. S.G. cat. £612.
754 £400
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 10s. black and chestnut, late use on piece tied by neat PS.3 ''6 AU/47'' c.d.s. S.G. 137, cat. £1,500. Photo.
1056 £140
Fiji: 1895 (Jan. 23) local 'drop letter' envelope with embossed Arms on flap, franked by 1892 1/2d. on 1d. dull blue, scarce single usage. Photo.
1457 £120
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1895 (Mar. 20) official Niger Coast Protectorate envelope addressed to an officer on the H.M.S. Speedy, forwarded by private ship to Liverpool, bearing 1881 1d. lilac tied Liverpool hooded arrival, manuscript ''8d'' alongside, believed to be a part of correspondence from Commander Dundas in the Niger Coast Protectorate to his son. Photo.
107 £60
Omnibus Issues: 1935 Silver Jubilee varieties, small selection comprising Bechuanaland 6d. with lightning conductor mint (stains), Malta 1/2d. with 'extra flagstaff' used, 1/2d. with 'lightning conductor' mint, Northern Rhodesia 2d. green and indigo showing variety 'dot to left of chapel' mint, and Sierra Leone 3d. mint block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, one with extra flagstaff. (4 items)
479 £300
Ceylon: 1885 25c. on 32c. slate in a fresh mint marginal block of 48, of diagonal crease effecting nine units, otherwise fine with near complete gum. S.G. 167, cat. £1,440 as singles. Photo.
755 £160
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1d. unmounted mint positional block of four, marginal from the left of the sheet, showing 'flagstaff on right-hand turret' [Pl. 5, R. 7/1], fine. S.G.139, d, cat. £459+. Photo.
1057 £50
Fiji: 1896 (Jan. 25) 11/2d. red on grey stationery lettercard, uprated by 1d. black (corner fault) and used from Levuka to Germany ''Via Vancouver'' with Suva transit backstamp and Hildesheim arrival c.d.s. H&G 1a. Photo.
1458 £250
Nigeria: Niger Company Territories: 1888 (Mar. 19) envelope to Suffolk bearing 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion block of five tied to neat strikes of the type 6 sans-serif handstamp, Liverpool packet marking alongside and Beccles arrival on reverse, cover and adhesives with faults. Photo.
108 | £220
Omnibus Issues: 1935 Silver Jubilee sets complete mint (less British Forces in Egypt), mainly fine. (249)
481 £75
Ceylon: 1885 28c. on 48c. rose, fresh mint block of ten (2 x 5), slight gum disturbance, otherwise fine with deep colour. S.G. 168, cat. £400 as singles. Photo.
756 £200
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1d. mint positional block of four, marginal from the left of the sheet, showing 'double flagstaff' [Pl. 6, R. 5/2], fine. S.G.139, e, cat. £559+. Photo.
1060 £250
Fiji: 1908 large registered cover from Apia (endorsement on flap) to Germany, slightly trimmed at top, unusually misdirected to Fiji, bearing German Samoa 1900-01 30pf. and marginal 40pf. cancelled by slightly indistinct Levuka Dec. 20 c.d.s's and showing framed ''POSTED OUT/OF COURSE'' handstamp, London F.S. registration label added in transit and Altenburg Feb. 3 1909 arrival backstamp. Photo.
1459 £520
Nigeria: Niger Company Territories: 1890 (June 29) envelope to Cockfield, England bearing 1887-92 Jubilee 6d., with type 1 Akassa handstamp alongside, both tied London c.d.s., Darlington and Bishop Auckland arrivals on reverse. Photo.
110 | £480
Omnibus Issues: 1937 to 1986, a collection in six file boxes and an album, incl. 1948-49 Silver Wedding sets used (55 different), 1949 U.P.U. complete used (less Zanzibar 20c.), a good range of later issues, some complete, etc., also some world with China 1982 Year of the Pig booklet. (1,000s)
482 £130
Ceylon: 1885 30c. on 36c. blue, a fresh marginal mint block of 24, creases effecting four units, otherwise fine with near complete original gum. S.G. 169, cat. £648 as singles. Photo.
757 £70
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. lower left corner marginal block of eight (2 x 4) incl. re-entry on value tablet [R. 8/1] unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 140, l, cat. £284+.
1061 £160
Fiji: 1916 cover from Fijian volunteer troop in Mesopotamia to Fiji, with partial red censor mark applied at Mesopotamia, with scarce green ''OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW'' label and Lautoka receiving datestamp on the reverse. Photo.
1460 £400
Nigeria: Niger Company Territories: 1887-92 Jubilee 3d. tied with heavy killer cancellation to 1892 (Sept. 21) envelope to London with type 2 Akassa handstamp alongside, London Oct. 17 arrival on reverse, cover with some minor imperfections. Photo.
111 | £200
Omnibus Issues: 1981 Royal Wedding and 1982 Royal Baby, an unusually comprehensive collection with provisional issues, varieties, locals etc. in two stockbooks, folder and loose, incl. sheets, miniature sheets, booklet, etc. (100s)
483 £380
Ceylon: 1885 (Jan.-Mar.) Watermark Crown CC, perf. 14 30c. on 36c. blue, an unused marginal block of 58, forming a near complete left hand pane (two units removed at lower left), with ''2'' in upper selvedge, vertical crease just effecting wing margin column, perf. splitting between fifth and sixth rows, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. 169, cat. £1,566 as singles. Photo.
758 £220
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. variety 'short extra flagstaff' [Pl. 2, R. 7/1] mint from the left of the sheet, hinged in selvedge only, fine. S.G. 142b, cat. £750. Photo.
1064 £110
France: 1919-22 1/2c. on 1c. slate on ''G.C.'' paper, fine unmounted mint from the left of the sheet (ink signature on reverse). S.G. 370a, cat. £1,600+. Photo.
1461 £120
Nigeria: Niger Company Territories: 1881 1d. lilac pair and 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion on piece tied two 1898 (June 1) strikes of the type 5 Akassa handstamp in violet, also with Liverpool Paid postmark in red, fine. Photo.
115 | £1250
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation in fifteen albums, stockbook, leaves and loose, incl. Cyprus, Danish West Indies, Gibraltar, Paraguay, Peru, Turkey, Uruguay, maritime mail, also a range of stamps, etc. (1,000s)
485 £1250
Ceylon: 1885 Watermark Crown CA perf. 14 5c. on 8c. orange-yellow, variety surcharge double, a fine used example of this rare variety. R.P.S. certificate (2015). S.G. 179a, £3,750. Photo.
760 £70
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 used selection with shades to 9d. in blocks of four, 1s. to £1 on individual pieces with fine 1949 or 1950 c.d.s's, chiefly fine. (66)
1065 £60
France: 1936 Banknote 50f. Air mint, lightly toned gum otherwise fine. SG. 541, cat. £1,000. Photo.
1464 £100
Nigeria: Niger Company Territories: 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion tied to piece with complete type 8 Lokoja handstamp dated Oct. 3 1899, fine. Photo.
116 | £800
Postal History and Covers: World Wars Iand II Censored Mail, a collection of covers in four folders, incl. Dominica, French Colonies, Ireland, Jamaica, South America, range of cachets and labels, etc. (few 100s)
486 £170
Ceylon: 1885 5c. on 24c. green, a dangerous 'used' Sperati forgery, with genuine perfs. postmark and surcharge. The notorious 'stamp that never was', but long accepted as genuine (S.G. 181) and regarded as the greatest of Ceylon rarities, until finally exposed in the 1980s. A rare forgery. Photo.
761 £420
Falkland Islands: 1938-50, 2s.6d. slate-black, 1949 printing, unmounted mint block of four, lower right marginal, mainly fine. SH 90d, cat. £700+, S.G. 160 var. Photo.
1072 | £480
French Colonies: A mint and used collection in eight stockbooks incl. 1877-78 general issues to 75c. mint, 1861-66 values to 75c. mint and 1f. used (2), Algeria, Cameroon, Congo, Diego Suarez incl. values to 1f. (both), Fezzan, French West Africa with 1951-58 air set mint (2) French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, India Settlements, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, etc., Somali Coast 1894-1902 values to 40c. used, 1902 5c. mint, 25f. used, a number of multiples etc., mainly good to fine. (1,000s)
1465 £100
Nigeria: Niger Company Territories: 1881 1d. lilac pair tied to piece with type 8 Lokoja handstamp dated Apr. 3 1900, also with part Notting Hill c.d.s., fine. Photo.
117 | £580
Postal History and Covers: An all World selection of covers and cards, incl. France and Colonies, Gibraltar, Mauritius, Tonga, postal stationery, etc. (115 items)
487 £300
Ceylon: 1886 Key Plate, master die proof with blank value tablet, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) dated ''26 NOV 85'', and struck ''BEFORE/HARDENING'', plus 12c. value die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) dated ''12 JUL 99'', fine. Photo.
762 £100
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 2s.6d. slate-black, 1949 printing, mint, fine. SH 90d, cat. £175.
1085 £200
French Colonies: Ivory Coast: 1939 (Oct.) to 1942 (June) collection of three examples of every stamp distributed to the U.P.U., many in strips of three affixed to parts of archive sheets and cancelled by three line ''SPÉCIMEN/COLLECTION/MAURITANIE'', unique items from the Mauritania Post Office U.P.U. specimen collection. (78 stamps) Photo.
1470 £170
North Borneo: 1931 50th Anniversary $5 die proof in issued colours on wove paper (51 x 62mm), minor stain at top. S.G. 301 P. Photo.
118 | £1400
Postal History and Covers: A selection of Asian covers, card and some pieces, incl. China with Manchukuo, Hong Kong postal stationery, military and censored mail, etc. (195 items)
489 £110
Ceylon: 1890 5c. on 15c. olive-green, variety ''REVENUE'' omitted in vertical pair with normal, mint with large part original gum, a few pencil notes on gum. S.G. 233e, cat. £225+. Photo.
763 £300
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 5s. indigo and yellow-brown, 1938 printing, unmounted mint, fine. SH 91b, S.G. 161b, cat. £1,000. Photo.
1087 £110
French Colonies: Martinique: British Occupation: 1799 (Mar. 7) entire from St. Pierre to London, readdressed ''To the care of Messrs Ross and Ogilvie, Argyle Street'', forwarded by private ship to Liverpool where it received a two line ''LIVERPOOL/SHIP''. Photo.
1473 £350
North Borneo: Japanese Occupation: 1944 (Sept.) 12c. on cover to Kuching tied by Maeda-To c.d.s., with censor chop. Photo.
119 | £550
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers and cards from 1881 to 1902 showing overseas usage of G.B. stamps, incl. 1881 cover to England with enclosed letter with ''GOVERNMENT HOUSE/CASTRIES/ST. LUCIA'' heading, franked by 1881 1d. lilac cancelled by ''LONDON/S.M.P.'' duplexes, 1897 cover from Switzerland to England, franked by 1887-92 1s. dull green cancelled by ''PONTRESINA'' c.d.s., Swiss ''T'' mark deleted upon arrival, etc. (10 items)
490 £1050
Ceylon: 1890 5c. on 15c. olive-green, variety entire surcharge inverted and inverted ''s'' in ''Cents'', mint with large part original gum, a few pencil notes on gum. Rare. R.P.S. certificate (1930). S.G. 233g, cat. £2,250. Ex De Worms, Bailey. Photo.
764 £160
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 5s. indigo and yellow-brown and 10s. black and light orange, 1938 printings, mint, fine. The 5s. with R.P.S. certificate (1988). SH 91b, 92b, S.G. 161b, 162a, cat. £1,450. Photo.
1101 £110
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1d. maroon, showing variety double (faint) embossing, mint vertical pair from the foot of the sheet, hinged in margin only, fine, and 1906 Surcharges ''ONE PENNY'' on 3s. carmine and green on yellow, variety surcharge double, mint, vertical crease. The first with B.P.A. certificate (1960). S.G. 12B var, 70a. Photo.
1474 £110
North Borneo: Japanese Occupation: 1944-45 1s. to 1y. set mint, also unoverprinted 8s. used, slightly mixed condition. S.G. J35-48, cat. £550. Photo.
120 £290
Postal History and Covers: A selection of handpainted postcards, mainly from Europe, incl. France, Germany, unused or used, some very well executed, etc. (21 items) Photo.
491 £800
Ceylon: 1890 5c. on 15c. olive-green, variety ''REVENUE'' omitted and inverted ''s'' in ''Cents'', mint with large part original gum, a few pencil notes on gum. Rare. R.P.S. certificate (1968). S.G. 233h, cat. £1,800. Ex De Worms, Bailey. Photo.
765 £35
Falkland Islands: 1938-50, 5s. indigo and pale yellow-brown, 1938 printing, fine used with PS.3 ''12 FE/51'' c.d.s. Heijtz certificate (2015), SH 91b, S.G. 161b.
1104 £85
German States: Brunswick: 1852 3sgr., four margins, fine used with neat c.d.s. S.G. 3, cat. £375. Photo.
1475 £220
North Borneo: Japanese Occupation: Four covers and some stamps, incl. 1944 cover franked by 1944 (Sept.) cover with censor chop, etc. Photo.
121 £550
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers and cards from the Royal Navy, sent between 1884 and 1903, incl. 1889 cover from ''M. Sullivan Sk. SW H.M.S. Griffon Zanzibar'', franked by 1887-92 5d. with ''FB'' barred oval, similar cover from M. Sullivan but in the East Indies, 1902 Japanese postcard from the dock at Yokosuka franked by 1881 1d. lilac cancelled in London, etc. (11 items) Photo.
492 | £50
Ceylon: 1892 3c. on 4c. rosy mauve, a complete unused left hand pane of 60, with plate number ''3'' in upper selvedge, a few creases and areas of toning on reverse, an attractive multiple. S.G. 241.
766 £150
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 £1 black and reddish violet, 1938 printing, upper right corner marginal with sheet no. ''056'', unmounted mint, fine. SH 93b. Photo.
1105 £260
Germany: 1900 ''REICHPOST'' 1m., 2m. type II, 3m. type I, fine unmounted mint. Michel 63, 64II, 65I, cat. €2,550. Photo.
1477 £140
Pakistan: 1948 O.H.M.S. envelope to Landikatal, franked by Indian 1932-36 1a., 1939-42 3p., 9p. handstamped ''PAKISTAN'' and Pakistan 1948-54 9p. Official and with ''Political Agent, Khyber'' straight line. Photo.
123 £210
Postal History and Covers: A group of five soldier's letters sent between 1891 and 1901 to the same addressee in Cheltenham and subsequently Birmingham, the first sent 1891 (June 5) from India bearing 9p., the next three sent 1894 (Mar. 16), 1894 (Sept. 12) and 1895 (Mar. 11) each bearing 1d. tied by Malta duplexes, and the last sent 1901 (May) from Cape of Good Hope franked 1d., an interesting group. Photo.
493 £150
Ceylon: 1892 3c. on 28c. slate variety surcharge double in a mint block of four, trivial gum wrinkle, otherwise fine with large part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1997). S.G. 243a, cat. £680+. Photo.
767 £210
Falkland Islands: 1960-68 Birds, Waterlow 2d. black and blue showing part of ''2d'' and ''GENTOO/PENGUINS'' double due to bounced printing plate, unmounted mint, fine. Heijtz certificate (2010), SH 125a v4, S.G. 195 var. Photo.
1106 £180
Germany: 1902 ''DEUTSCHES REICH'' 2pf. to 80pf., unmounted mint, mainly fine. Michel 68-77, cat. €2,500. Photo.
1478 £160
Pakistan: 1948 O.H.M.S. envelope (''HIS MAJESTY'S'' deleted) to Landikatal, franked by India Official 1932-36 1/2a. and 1a. Officials handstamped ''PAKISTAN'' and with ''Motor Registering Authority/Peshawar'' handstamp, some minor foxing. Photo.
124 | £180
Postal History and Covers: An all World selection of covers and cards, incl. Austria, Germany, United States of America, postal stationery, etc. (few 100s)
494 £260
Ceylon: 1899-1900 stamp-size die proofs the first bearing 6c. and 75c. duties and the second bearing 12c. duty in black on glazed card each annotated ''Ceylon Postage'' in ms. above, affixed to two pieces (54 x 58mm and 52 x 55mm respectively) ex De La Rue day book, the 6c. and 75c. piece endorsed and dated ''Feb 22/60 leads from/each die'' and ''Mar 23rd'' (in red), the 12c. piece ''July 15/60 leads'' and (in red) ''Sep 5th 99'', a unique pair. Photo.
769 £250
Falkland Islands: 1966 1/2d. watermark sideways showing vignette much misplaced (approx. 5mm to right), fine unmounted mint marginal example from the left of the sheet with normal for comparison. From a part sheet first reported in 1977 and later divided. See ''The Birds Definitives of the Falkland Islands'' by H.A. Osborne (2000), p. 32. SH 123c var., S.G. 227 var. Photo.
1111 £480
Germany: 1933 Welfare Fund miniature sheet, unmounted mint, fine and fresh, signed Schlegel. S.G. 525a, cat. £8,000. Photo.
1479 £420
Palestine: The Levant: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamp in two albums, incl. Foreign Post Offices with Austrian 1884 cover to U.S.A., franked by 10sld. tied by ''GERUSALEM'' c.d.s., French, German, Turkish, range of cancellations, etc. (132 items)
125 | £260
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers and cards, incl. a good range of airmails with many South American to Europe, etc. (130 items)
495 £260
Ceylon: 1903 master die proof with uncleared surround and value tablet, in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), the design used for the 3c., 4c., 15c., 75c., 1r.50, 2r.25 values, fine. Photo.
770 £160
Falkland Islands: 1968 Human Rights Year 2d. variety yellow misplaced (1.5mm to right, 1.5mm upward) unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 228 var., SH 157 v2. Photo.
1112 | £550
Germany: A mint collection from 1933 to 1945 in a Davo album, incl. 1933 Chicago flight set unmounted,1933 Wagner set unmounted, 1934 Air set, 1934 Welfare fund set unmounted, 1935 OSTROPA miniature sheet (no gum), 1939 Nurburgring set unmounted, etc. (few 100s)
1480 £120
Palestine: 1921-22 10p., fine used. S.G. 69, cat. £650. Photo.
126 | £400
Postal History and Covers: A Gulf States selection of mainly unused airletters in five cover album, incl. Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia, Dubai, Kuwait, Qatar, with a good range of types, etc. (few 100s)
496 £260
Ceylon: 1903 master die proof of design used for the 3c., 4c., 15c., 75c., 1r.50, 2r.25 values, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), undenominated with cleared surround, endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING'' and dated ''13 JAN 03''. Photo.
772 £230
Falkland Islands: 1968 Flowers 11/2d. variety slate-purple printed double, unmounted mint, fine with normal for comparison. S.G. 233 var., SH 162 v1. Heijtz certificate (2011). Photo.
1113 | £620
Germany: A collection in four stockbooks, album and loose, incl. 1935 OSTROPA miniature sheet (no gum), booklet stamps, French Zones, Saar, Occupation issues with Pleskau 1941-42 20k. sheet of ten, etc. (many 100s)
1482 £110
Papua: 1915 (July 12) cover to Japan, franked by 1911-15 1/2d. and 2d. tied by ''DARU. W.D'' c.d.s. with violet ''PASSED BY CENSOR'' scarce. Photo.
127 | £220
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers and cards, incl. Egypt with 1860 cover to England, franked by G.B. 1d., 2d. and 6d., German Colonies, Gold Coast, etc. (31 items)
497 £270
Ceylon: 1903-05, two pieces (55 x 55mm and 63 x 53mm respectively) ex De La Rue day book, one bearing stamp-sized undenominated master die proof for 3c., 4c., 15c., 75c., 1r.50 and 2r.25 values endorsed and dated ''Jan 17/120 leads + 6 extra/Jan 14/6 leads for Post Cds'' and (in red) ''Mar 28 03'', the other bearing stamp-sized die proofs of 4c., 1r.50, and 2r.25 duties, two overwritten ''Ceylon'' in ms., endorsed and dated ''Feb 25/60 leads each'' and (in red) ''Mar. 28 03'', unique items. Photo.
773 £100
Falkland Islands: 1968 Flowers 1s. variety watermark inverted, marginal at right, unmounted mint, fine. SH 162 v1, S.G. 240w, cat. £325. Photo.
1114 £110
Germany: A selection on leaves and loose, incl. Inflation stamps and a few covers, airmails with 1912 ''Gelber Hund'' 1m. on 10pf. used on special card, also Raubstadt England propaganda label book, etc. (few 100s)
1483 £280
Papua: 1932 9d. and 1s.3d. marginal examples both overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. 127, 128, cat. £750. Photo.
128 £270
Postal History and Covers: A British Africa selection of covers and cards, incl. Gold Coast 1888 Württemburg 10pf. stationery card to Germany, cancelled by boxed ''AUS/WESTAFRIKA'', endorsed ''Quittah 18/288'', W.W.II correspondence, etc. (41 items) Photo.
498 £220
Ceylon: 1903-05 2c., matching die proofs in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), one endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING'' and dated ''3 MAR 03'', the other ''AFTER HARDENING'' and dated ''5 MAR 03'' with initials, fine. Photo.
774 £260
Falkland Islands: 1970 Defence Force 2d. variety black printed double in a horizontal pair fine used on piece with normal for comparison. Only recorded used. SH 183v1, S.G. 254 var. Photo.
1116 | £250
Germany: A mint selection from 1933 to 1945, incl. 1933 Wagner set, 1935 OSTROPA miniature sheet (gum removed), booklet combinations, etc. (208)
1484 £150
Papua: 1932-40 1/2d. to £1 set, mint, mainly fine. S.G. 130-145, cat. £550. Photo.
129 | £150
Postal History and Covers: World War II, a selection of mainly covers in an album, incl. censor marks, P.O.W. mail, France, Germany, Gold Coast, etc. (125 items)
499 £270
Ceylon: 1903-05 5c. and 6c. die proofs in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), also similar die proof of 4c. value tablet design, all endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING'', dated ''29 SEP 02'', ''2 MAR 03'' and ''24 FEB 03'' respectively, fine. Photo.
775 £90
Falkland Islands: 1970 Defence Force 6d. showing 'necklace' flaw [pos. 8, not constant], the lower stamp in a fine unmounted mint vertical pair. SH 184, v4, S.G. 255 var. Photo.
1117 | £210
Germany: An interesting selection of mainly Third Reich covers, cards, ephemera and stamps in a stockbook and loose, incl. miniature sheets mint and used, contemporary photos, Feldpost (some with contents), etc. (100s)
1487 | £300
Peru: 1822 to 1870, a selection of covers and a front, incl. 1822 entire from Lima to London, with manuscript ''2/8'' rate mark and step type ''PORTSMOUTH/SHIP LETTER'' in red, 1826 entire from Lima to Cuenca, bearing ''FRANCA/LIMA'' in red, 1843 entire from Paita to Quito, bearing two line ''GUAYAQUIL/DEVE'' in red, etc. (11 items)
131 | £180
Postal History and Covers: A collection of covers and cards, incl. Boer War, U.S.A., postage due marks, postal stationery, etc. (47 items)
500 | £90
Ceylon: 1903-05 Watermark Crown CA 2c. to 2r.25, 1908 5c., 6c., 1910 2c. to 10r. (pulled corner perf.) all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', a few imperfections but mainly good to fine. (23)
776 £200
Falkland Islands: 1971 5p. on 11/2d. showing error of surcharge at left, unmounted mint fine. SH 193v1, S.G. 264a, cat. £750. Photo.
1118 | £350
Germany: Local Posts: Dresden: An accumulation of covers and cards in an album, incl. unused and used postal stationery unused and used, commercial and philatelic mail, etc. (115 items)
1488 | £400
Peru: 1830 to 1871, a collection of covers in an album, incl. 1859 entire to France, bearing 1858 1p. vermilion, tied by ''LIMA'' in dotted oval, 1864 entire to New York, bearing ''PAID TO/PANAMA'' in red, overstamped by Panama datestamp, with British P.O. ''ISLAY'' datestamp on the reverse, range of rate marks, etc. (28 items)
132 | £210
Postal History and Covers: An all World selection of covers and cards, incl. Gibraltar, Peru, postal stationery, etc. (few 100s)
501 | £120
Ceylon: 1903-05 Watermark Crown CA 75c. in mint blocks of four (2) and six, 1904-05 Watermark Mult. Crown CA mint blocks of four of the 2c., 3c (2), 4c. (3), 30c., 75c., 1r.50, 1908 5c., 6c. (3) blocks of four, 1910-11 2c. to 5r. in mint blocks of four, some light toning, otherwise mainly good to fine.
777 £110
Falkland Islands: 1971 1p. on 11/2d. variety albino surcharge, unmounted mint, fine. SH 193v3, S.G. 264c.
1121 | £90
Germany: Saar: A selection on leaves, incl. 1920 (Mar. 3) 10m. mint (2), 1950 Stamp Day 15f. + 5f. used on card, etc. (50)
1489 £160
Peru: 1885 (ca.) part cover to Arequipa, bearing 1883-84 20c. postage due with handstamp, quadrisected and tied by ''PUNO/PRAL'' c.d.s., scarce postal use. Photo.
133 | £100
Postal History and Covers: Paquebot mail, 1894 to 1902, a selection of covers, cards and two pieces all with G.B. frankings, incl. San Vicente, Cape Verde Islands (2), etc. (13 items)
502 £190
Ceylon: 1904-05 stamp-size die proofs of 3c. and 15c. duties in black on glazed card each annotated ''Ceylon'' in ms. above, affixed to two pieces (52 x 54mm and 57 x 55mm respectively) ex De La Rue day book, the first endorsed and dated ''Sept 13/120 leads'' and (in red) ''Nov 20th 06'', the second ''Nov 8/120 leads'' and (in red) ''Feb 21 08'', unique. Photo.
778 £140
Falkland Islands: 1971 Flowers 5p. on 6d. variety surcharge partially double with part of ''5p'' clearly double, the result of a bouncing printing plate, unmounted mint, marginal at left, fine. Heijtz certificate (2019). SH 199v1, cat. £200, S.G. 270 var. Photo.
1122 £400
German Colonies: German East Africa: 1888-91 50pf. dull olive-green used on piece with ''LAMU/OSTAFRIKA/2/9/90'' c.d.s., oily cancellation, fine. S.G. Z7, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1490 £350
Peru: 1885 (Dec.) mourning envelope used locally in Arequipa, bearing 1883 bisected 5c. postage due, tied by straight line ''AREQUIPA'' with fancy postage due handstamp ''DEFICIT/10/CENTAVOS'', scarce postal usage. Photo.
134 | £180
Postal History and Covers: A group of middle French Colonies covers with Cameroon, French West Africa, Indo-China, New Hebrides, postal stationery, etc., also old approval books and packets of stamps.
503 £100
Ceylon: 1908 6c. die proof in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING'', dated ''10 SEP 07'', fine. Photo.
779 £420
Falkland Islands: 1972 Flowers 6p., watermark upright, variety dark green printed double, unmounted mint, fine. A very scarce variety, the doubling appearing as a clear shadow to the left of the letters of ''Falkland Islands'', ''6p'' and elsewhere. S.G. 284 var., SH 213a v1. Heijtz certificate (2011) Photo.
1123 £300
German Colonies: German East Africa: 1890-91 50pf. chocolate lower marginal pair, tied to piece by ''ZANZIBAR/KAISERL. DEUTSCHE/POSTAGENTUR'' datestamps, both handstamps on reverse, fine. Photo.
1491 £210
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 1/2d. with variety blue omitted, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 36a, cat. £750. Photo.
135 | £100
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers and cards, incl. Bermuda, U.S.A., good range of flown covers, etc. (110 items)
504 £450
Ceylon: 1910-11, piece from the De La Rue day book bearing ten stamp-size die proofs of 3c., 10c., 15c., 25c., 30c., 50c., 1r., 2r., 5r. and 10r. duties respectively, denominated 3c., 10c., 15c., 25c., 30c., 50c., 1r., 2r., 5r., 10r., with country name unspecified but showing red invoice date ''May 27th 10''. Photo.
781 £150
Falkland Islands: 1974 Battle 2p. variety black printed double, 6p. variety red printed double, black printed triple, marginal examples from the right and left of the sheet respectively, unmounted mint, fine. SH 232v1, 233v1, S.G. 307, 308 vars. Photo.
1126 | £190
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: A selection on leaves, incl. 1862 3d. rose (straight edge at right), 1856 6d. (5, one used on 1858 cover), 1867 9d., 1856 1s., etc. (58)
1492 £150
Pitcairn Islands: 1989 Bicentenary of the Mutiny on the Bounty Exhibition, fine original artwork in pencil on board produced for the cachet of accompanying illustrated cover, signed by the artist Jennifer Toombs. Photo.
136 | £95
Postal History and Covers: A group of Commonwealth covers, mainly Q.V., incl. Barbados, Great Britain 1855-57 6d. on cover, also a Thailand 1924 cover. (19)
505 £160
Ceylon: 1910 2c. die proof of Key Plate design adopted for the 3c. value etc., in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING'', dated ''3 MAY 10'', fine. Photo.
787 £420
Falkland Islands: 1978-82 Mail Ships without imprint date 50p. with variety watermark Crown to the right of CA, unmounted mint, fine. SH 267 wmk1, S.G. 343Aw, cat. £750. Photo.
1128 £150
Gibraltar: 1889-96 20c. olive-green variety flat top to ''C'', fine mint. S.G. 25, c, cat. £350. Photo.
1493 £150
Poland: 1960 Stamp Centenary set of five miniature sheets unmounted mint, fine. See note after issue. Photo.
137 | £700
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: Australasia: A collection in three file boxes, incl. Australia 1933 (Aug.) Melbourne to Flinders Island flown cover franked by 1931 Kingsford-Smith 2d. and 1931 6d. Official, New Guinea, New Zealand 1934 Air 7d. used on separate covers (16), Papua, first and inaugural flights by Air New Zealand and Qantas, etc. (few 100s)
506 £180
Ceylon: 1918-19 ''WAR/STAMP'' 2c. brown-orange, mint block of forty (4 x 10) all with variety overprint double, slightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 330b, cat. £1,280 as singles. Photo.
788 £90
Falkland Islands: 1979 Rowland Hill 25p., variety watermark Crown to the left of CA, unmounted mint, fine. SH 290 wmk1, S.G. 366w, cat. £400. Photo.
1129 £270
Gibraltar: 1906-11 1d. carmine variety watermark inverted, fine used. S.G. 67w, cat. £550. Photo.
1499 | £90
Portugal and Colonies: A selection of covers and cards, incl. a good range of postal stationery with postcards, unused and used, etc. (127 items)
138 | £500
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: An all World collection in seven file boxes, incl. Argentine, Austria, Brazil, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, French Colonies, Germany, Israel, etc. first flights, etc. (100s)
507 £230
Ceylon: 1921-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10c., 12c. (2), 15c., 20c., 1r., in mint vertical Die I and II gutter pairs, one of the 12c. pairs and the 20c. pair with faults, otherwise mainly fine with large part original gum. S.G. 346c, 347c, 349b, 350c, 354b. Photo.
789 £200
Falkland Islands: 1979 Opening of Stanley Airport 25p. showing blue and yellow misplaced, fine unmounted mint upper right corner marginal block of four with plate nos. and traffic lights. SH 287v1, S.G. 363 var.
1130 £140
Gibraltar: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. showing 'short extra flagstaff' [Pl. 2, R 2/1], fine mint. S.G. 117b, cat. £550. Photo.
1503 £180
Puerto Rico: British Post Office San Juan: 1852 (Apr. 30) ''PAID/AT/SAN JUAN PORTO RICO'' crowned circle in black (just overstamped by oval framed ''PF'') on cover to Spain, rated ''2/1'', ''10Rs.'' British and French transit markings, and fine ''SAN JUAN PORTO RICO'' despatch backstamp. Photo.
139 | £380
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: South America: A collection of covers and cards in six file boxes, incl. Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, some first flights, etc. (100s)
508 £260
Ceylon: 1938-49 2c. to 5r. set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum, plus 1946 Victory 6c. and 15c. in vertical strips of three set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', 15c. with bend and a few spots of gum toning, otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 386s-97s, 400s-401s, cat. £980. (20)
790 £180
Falkland Islands: 1980 Dolphins & Porpoises 3p. watermark inverted, 15p. watermark Crown to right of CA, both marginal, unmounted mint, fine. SH 295wmk1, 299wmk1, S.G. 371w, 375w, cat. £565. Photo.
1131 | £1450
Gibraltar: 1938-51 issue, a selection of mainly unmounted mint multiples, many marginal or corner with a range of imprints and plate numbers, incl. perf. 14 1d. imprint blocks of eight (4) and twelve, 11/2d. imprint blocks of eight (3) and twelve, plate block of four, 2d. grey imprint blocks of eight (4) and twelve, 2s. corner plate block of three, perf. 131/2 3d. imprint blocks of four, eight (3), and twelve, plate block of four, 6d. imprint block of eight, 2s. block of three, 5s. corner block of sixteen, blocks of four (3, one plate and one imprint), perf. 13 5s. corner block of nine, upper marginal block of eight, imprint block of eight, plate blocks of four (2), 10s. imprint pair and block of eight, corner plate blocks of four and three, perf. 131/2 x 14 £1 imprint pair, marginal block of eight, etc., slightly mixed condition. (1,200+)
1504 | £110
Rhodesia: 1895 to 1908, a group of covers and cards, incl. Boer War with incoming mail, etc. (12 items)
140 | £580
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: A British Companies collection in five file boxes, incl. B.E.A., B.O.A.C., British Airways, Imperial Airways, Railway Air Services, Inaugural and first flights, Stages, etc. (few 100s)
509 | £80
Ceylon: 1938-49 Mint selection to 20c. plus 1940-41 3c. on 6c. black and blue in complete sheets of 60, mainly fine unmounted. (540)
792 £300
Falkland Islands: 1981 Early Settlements 33p., variety watermark Crown to left of CA, fine unmounted mint. SH 315 wmk1, S.G. 391w, cat. £850. Photo.
1132 | £800
Gibraltar: A collection in a stockbook, Q.V. to early Q.E.II, incl. range of G.B. used in with 6d. grey plate 12 (2), 1886 1d. mint, 1886-87 4d. mint, 1s. used, 1889 21/2d. broken ''N'' used, 1889-96 5c. broken ''M'' used (2), 5p. slate-grey used (2), 20c. with flat top to ''C'' mint, 1904-08 2s. and 4s. used, 1906-11 6d. mint, 1912-22 values to 8s. mint and used, 1921-27 values to 4s. mint and used, 1938-51 duplicated to £1 (4, two unmounted) with perf. 131/2d. 11/2d. mint (3, two unmounted), 1s. (6, four unmounted), 2s. (5, four unmounted), perf. 14 2d. grey showing 'ape on rock' mint, 3d. mint (3, two unmounted), 6d. mint, 10s. (9, five unmounted), 1948 Silver Wedding sets mint (3), 1953-59 to £1 mint and used, 1960-62 to £1 unmounted mint etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1505 £580
Rhodesia: 1897 £2 rosy red, perf. 15 used on parcel piece with 1896-97 10s. slate and vermilion, tied by ''REGISTERED/BULAWAYO'' c.d.s's. A rare commercial usage of these high values. B.P.A. certificate (1982). S.G. 50, 74. Photo.
141 | £230
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: A collection of European Air Companies in six file boxes, incl. Air France, K.L.M., Lufthansa, Sabena, Swiss Air, first flights, good range of routes, etc. (100s)
512 | £1850
Ceylon: A collection in an album, incl. wider range of imperf. and perf. Chalons to 2s. used, a few unused or part original with 1857-54 1/2d., 1861-61 6d., 1s.9d., 1863-66 2s. (R.P.S. certificate, 1950), then 1866-68 1d. block of four unused, 1872-80 values to 96c. unused and used, 1883-98 16c. used, 1885 surcharges selection to 1r.12 on 2r.50 with 5c. on 8c. orange-yellow block of four mint, 1886 25c. with value in yellow used, 1888-90 surcharges selection with type 32 doubled on rose and on rosy mauve used, doubled, one inverted on rosy mauve used, 1890 5c. on 15c. ''FLVE'' used, 1899-1900 to 2r.50 mint and used, K.E.VII to 2r.25 used and 10r. mint, 1912-25 values to 10r. mint and 20r. used, 1921-32 to 5r. mint and used, 1927-29 10r. used, 1938-40 to 5r. mint and used, etc., Postal Fiscal 1952 10r. mint, a few officials, mixed condition. (100s)
793 £90
Falkland Islands: 1981 Farm Animals 11p. and 25p., both variety watermark Crown to right of CA, fine unmounted mint, both marginal. SH 317 wmk1, 318 wmk1, S.G. 393w, 394w, cat. £410. Photo.
1133 | £200
Gibraltar: A Q.V. collection on leaves, incl. 1886 (Jan.) to 4d. used, 1889 surcharged set mint, 25c. on 2d. two mint strips of three, one with small ''I'', other with broken ''N'', 25c. on 21/2d. used block of four, one with broken ''N'', 1889-96 sets mint and used, 1898 set mint, etc. (78)
1507 £250
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: Revenues: 1909 Office of the Sheriff, Salisbury document, bearing 1896-97 10s., 1898-1908 1s. and £1 (8), all perfined, fine. Photo.
142 | £620
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: A British Commonwealth collection in four file boxes, incl. Canada, Egypt, India, South Africa, first flights, etc. (few 100s)
513 | £260
Ceylon: A collection of ''SPECIMEN'' overprints incl. 1903-05 Watermark Crown CA 2c. to 2r.25, 1908 5c., 6c., 1910-11 2c. to 10r., 1912-25 1c. to 20r., 1918-19 2c. to 5c., 1918 1c. on 5c. purple, 1927-29 1r. to 20r., some light toning, otherwise mainly good to fine with part to large part original gum. (50)
794 £280
Falkland Islands: 1981 Early Maps 10p. variety watermark Crown to right of CA, unmounted mint, fine. SH 321 wmk1, S.G. 397w, cat. £650. Photo.
1135 | £150
Gibraltar: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II unmounted mint selection, incl. 1889 50c. on 6d. upper left corner plate strip of three, 1938-51 perf. 131/2 3d. left marginal block of four (two stamps mounted), perf. 13 6d. blocks of four (2), 1953-59 to £1, etc., mainly fine. (47)
1509 £150
Romania: Post Offices in the Turkish Empire: 1896 (Mar. 27) cover from Constantinople to Romania, franked by 1896 perf. 131/2 1pi. on 25b. bright mauve, fine and scarce. S.G. 3. Photo.
143 | £450
Postal History and Covers: Airmails, a collection on leaves with Zeppelin mail 1929 (Mar.) Orient Flight Austrian card to India, part of the Er Ramle drop mail, Danzig envelope to Jerusalem, 1931 Egypt Flight envelope from Cairo to Jerusalem franked by 1931 Zeppelin set, also range of Civilian Airgraph Service in Palestine 1941-45, etc. (38 items)
515 | £230
Ceylon: Postal Stationery: A collection in an album, Q.V. to K.E.VII, incl. specimens, reply cards, letter cards, envelopes, wrappers, postcards, etc. (42)
795 £820
Falkland Islands: 1982 Charles Darwin 34p. variety pale brown (background to side panels) omitted, unmounted mint, fine. One sheet of fifty known. SH 349v1, S.G. 425a, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1136 | £170
Gibraltar: A mainly mint K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1938-51 set mint with all perfs. (less 2d. perf. 131/2 watermark sideways), 1953-59 sets mint and used, etc. (301)
1515 | £220
Russia: An early to modern accumulation in nine albums, mint and used, incl. Imperial Russia, miniature sheets, 1944 to 1995 largely complete unmounted mint in four printed albums, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
145 | £680
Postal Stationery: A collection of mainly unused British Africa postal stationery, incl. K.U.T., Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, Southern Africa, South West Africa, ''SPECIMEN'' overprints, postcards, registered envelopes, wrappers, etc. (253 items)
516 £60
Ceylon: Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1903 colour trials denominated 2c., 5c., 6c., in brownish black on wove paper cut to various sizes, incl. vertical se-tenant strip of three unusual. (5)
796 £260
Falkland Islands: 1982 Charles Darwin 34p. variety pale brown colour misplaced, the upper right corner marginal cylinder no. block of four, used with central PS.3 ''6 MY/83'' c.d.s., fine. One sheet of fifty known. SH 349v2, S.G. 425 var. Photo.
1137 | £110
Gibraltar: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1889 to 75c. on 1s., 1889-96 to 5pi. (1p. bistre used), 1898 to 1s., 1938-51 to £1, 1953-59 to £1 unmounted, etc., mixed condition. (115)
1517 £2900
Russian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire: 1867 (Jan. 21) envelope from Alexandria to Latakia, bearing Ropit 1865 (2pi.) blue and rose with horizontal background tied neat c.d.s. in blue, adhesive with area of toning, signed Friedl. Briefmarkenprufstelle Basel certificate (2003). Ex Rothschild. Photo.
147 | £750
Postal Stationery: A collection of British Caribbean postal stationery in five binders, Q.V. to K.G.V, incl. specimens, wrappers, reply cards, postcards, envelopes with registered, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christopher, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Seychelles, Tobago, Trinidad, Turks Islands, Virgin Islands, etc. (100s)
517 £100
Ceylon: Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1913 colour trials denominated 2c., 3c., 5c., 6c., in a variety of colours on wove paper cut to various sizes, incl. vertical se-tenant pairs (8), se-tenant block of six displaying pairs of the 2c., 5c., and 6c., values in ochre, mainly fine, unusual. Photo.
797 £180
Falkland Islands: 1982 Charles Darwin 34p. vertical pair showing double (misplaced) horizontal perforations between, unmounted mint, trivial bend, otherwise fine. SH 349v3, S.G. 425 var. Photo.
1138 | £100
Gibraltar: A collection of modern issues written up on leaves with unmounted mint sets, minor varieties and flaws incl. shifts of colour and perforation, black prints, photographic proofs, also some further albums with royalty omnibus issues, etc. (100s)
1518 £180
Saint Helena: 1879 cover to England from the future Rear Admiral John William Brackenbury aboard H.M.S. ''Shah'', addressed to his fiancée Francis Mary Francklyn whom he married on Feb. 9 1880, franked by G.B. 1873-77 1s. green plate 13 KJ, tied by ''B 16'' barred oval of the Plymouth-Bristol T.P.O., with T.P.O. c.d.s. on the reverse. Brackenbury was in command of the Naval brigade on board serving under Captain Bradshaw commanding the ''Shah''. Photo.
148 | £500
Postal Stationery: A collection of British Africa postal stationery in three binders, Q.V. to K.G.V, incl. specimens, wrappers, reply cards, postcards, envelopes with registered, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, British Central Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Gambia, Gold Coast, Lagos, Natal, Nigeria, Nyasaland, Orange Free State, Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, Transvaal, Zululand, etc. (100s)
518 £80
Ceylon: Postal Stationery: Letter Cards: 1901 (Feb. 13) 5c. Letter Card used locally in Colombo with the addition of 1863-99 2r.50c. purple on red at lower right. Photo.
798 £110
Falkland Islands: 1982 Birds 5p. (marginal), 17p. and 25p. imperforate with watermark, each in a horizontal pair, the 5p. with trivial bend otherwise fine with full gum. SH 372v1, 375v1, 376v1. Photo.
1139 | £190
Gibraltar: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in a stockbook, incl. 1898 1s. bistre and carmine in a mint plate block of four, 1948 Silver Wedding set mint and set used on 1949 cover, 1953-59 5d. with major re-entry mint, range of minor plate flaws, etc. (169)
1522 £1950
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 15s. grey and purple on blue, very fine used with central ''OC 13/26'' c.d.s., fine. B.P.A. certificate (2016). S.G. 113, cat. £2,750. Photo.
149 | £130
Postal Stationery: An unused Commonwealth collection in a binder, Q.V. to K.G.V incl. reply cards, postcards, wrappers, envelopes, specimens, British Honduras, Falkland Islands, Malta, etc., also a few used. (82)
519 £130
Ceylon: Postal Stationery: K.G.VI 10c. die proof in black on white glazed card (82 x 60mm), fine. Photo.
799 £85
Falkland Islands: 1982 Birds 5p. imperforate without watermark, upper left corner cylinder block of four with red security lines. SH 372v2. Photo.
1141 | £230
Gibraltar: Collection of covers and cards from 1840 to 1944 in an album, incl. 1840 cover to Ireland, bearing curved ''GIBRALTAR/PAID'', 1853 entire to Malta, bearing ''GIBRALTAR/SHIP LETTER'' datestamp in blue on the reverse, 1944 cover to England bearing 'honour' label tied by censor cachet, postal stationery, Spanish mail, etc. (34 items)
1524 £280
Saint Helena: 1975 Centenary of Publication of ''St. Helena'' by J. C. Melliss, the set of four affixed to publicity card (247 x 197mm), each stamp handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', unusual. Believed to be the only known set. S.G. 310-313. Photo.
150 | £350
Postcards: An accumulation in eight folders, incl. Argentina, Great Britain with churches, street scenes, and a good range of early to modern aircraft, etc. (100s)
520 | £520
Ceylon: A range of forgeries incl. Sperati reproductions of 4c. and 24c. on cream paper and 24c. on thin white surfaced paper, Jeffryes forgeries with faked star watermark comprising 4d., 1s.9d. single and pair, with forged obliterations, 4d., 8d. (2), 2s., the latter printed on (49 x 49mm) piece. (15)
800 £150
Falkland Islands: 1986 'Ameripex' 58p. variety watermark Crown to right of CA, upper right corner marginal example with cylinder nos., unmounted mint, fine. SH 468 wmk1, S.G. 530w. Photo.
1143 | £95
Gibraltar: A collection of covers etc. in two albums and loose, incl. censored mail, maritime mail, registered mail, etc. (128 items)
1525 £60
Saint Helena: 1987 Royal Ruby Wedding 15p. variety overprint omitted, the top stamp in a marginal vertical strip of three with the other two normal, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 515a, cat. £140. Photo.
164 | £200
Thematics: Disney, an ex dealer's stock in two binders, all identified and priced for retail sale at approx. £1,100. (100s)
521 | £1300
Ceylon: Revenues: 1874 Foreign Bill 5c. to 3r. in mint strips of three, a few minor bends and creases, otherwise mainly fine and fresh. (16)
801 £140
Falkland Islands: 1986 'Ameripex' miniature sheet showing vertical perforations at right misplaced 3mm to right, unmounted mint, fine. SH MS8v1, S.G. MS531 var. Photo.
1144 £800
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Early Letters: 1895 (June) envelope from Paul Dolch on Butaritari to his father-in-law in Meissen, Germany, showing a lighter strike of his framed handstamp ''P. Dolch/Butaritari/Gilbert Islands/Pacific Ocean'' in blue on reverse, endorsed ''pr S/S Oruba'' and taken to Sydney where New South Wales 21/2d. cancelled by Sydney June 24 duplex, with ''JUSTUS SCHARF/24 JUN. 95/SYDNEY'' double oval, in blue, three line ''Butaritari Station/der/Jaluit Gesellschaft'' in violet, and July 29 arrival on reverse, the cover very slightly trimmed at left. Paul Dolch had been shipwrecked on Butaritari in 1887 and had become the harbour master, piloting ships within the lagoon. He returned to Germany but came back to Butaritari with wife Joahnna, settling on the atoll until around 1905. In 1949, aged 84, Frau Johanna Dolch (née Busse) claimed that only three letters were sent to the Busse family from Butaritari. Photo.
1526 | £750
St. Helena: A collection from 1864 to 1986 in varied condition in a binder and loose with a range of Q.V. surcharge types mainly used, 1908-11 CA 10s. used on small registered piece, 1922-37 MCA 4d. to 5s. mint, £1 used, Script to 10s. mint, 15s. used (creased), 1934 Centenary set mint. 1938-44 to 10s. mint, range of later issues, a few covers, ephemera, etc. (100s)
172 | £80
Thematics: Music and Dance, an ex dealer's stock in a binder, all identified and priced for retail sale at approx. £380. (100s)
522 | £1800
Ceylon: Revenues: 1904 Foreign Bill 10c. to 3r. in mint strips of three, mainly marginal and many unmounted. (16)
802 | £2000
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection with shades, varieties and duplication in a green stockbook, incl. 1878-79 4d. used, 6d. mint and used (2), 1s. mint and used, 1883-1902 mint, unused or used range of shades comprising 1/2d. (22, incl. part imprint block of twelve), 1d. (63, incl. pale red mint block of 24), 2d. (8), 21/2d. (11), 4d. (5), 6d. (8, incl. yellow mint pair), 9d. (5), 1s. (4), also 1/2d., 6d. and 9d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1898 2s.6d. mint (2) and used, 5s. mint, 1904-12 to 5s. mint and used, 1912-20 to £1 (horizontal bend) mint, values to 3s. (2), 5s. (both) used, 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' with 1d. misplaced overprint mint block of four, 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' to £1 (less 2s.6d.) mint incl. 1s. corner block of four, and to 5s. used, 1933 Centenary to 2s.6d. mint and used with 11/2d. unused block of fifteen, 1938-50 printings to 2s.6d. mint (2) and used, 5s. mint and used (2), 10s. mint (2) and used (2), £1 mint (2) and used, 1948 Silver Wedding mint and used (2), 1952 to £1 mint (2) and used, 1955-57 and 1960-66 sets mint and used, later issues to 1969, poor to fine.
1146 £380
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Early Letters: 1898 envelope from E. Lossner of the Jaluit Gesellschaft to his wife in Dresden, with ms. endorsement ''via Jaluit'', sent via the German Marshall Islands and franked at five times normal rate by Reichspost 50pf. horizontal pair added and cancelled by ''JALUIT/MARSCHALL/INSELN/28 2/98'' c.d.s. with Sydney Mar. 19 transit and Apr. 23 arrival datestamps on reverse, the cover with flap missing and foreshortened at left. Photo.
1527 £80
Saint Kitts-Nevis: 1862 (May 12) envelope to London with with undated ''ST KITTS/PAID'' in red, London arrival alongside, St Kitts c.d.s in black on reverse, flap missing. Photo.
183 £500
Aden: 1937 Dhow 1/2a. to 10r. set, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1-12, cat. £1,200. Photo.
523 | £260
Ceylon: Revenues: Foreign Bill: A used collection on leaves mostly with examples of all three exchange types incl. 1874 5c. to 3r., 1885-91 range of Provisional surcharges. (129)
804 £880
Falkland Islands: An attractive Q.V. mainly mint or unused collection on leaves, incl. 1878-79 1d., 6d., unused, 4d. used, 6d. mint, 1882 1d., 1885 1d., 4d., 1887 1d., 4d., unused, 1889 4d. mint block of four, 4d. wmk. reversed, unused, 1891-1902 shades and printings with some multiples, 21/2d. Prussian blue, 4d. brownish black, 6d. (10, incl. yellow block of four), 9d. (5), 1s. (both) in blocks of four, 1s. wmk. reversed, 1898 2s.6d., 5s., etc., some faults but mainly good to fine appearance. (138)
1147 | £190
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1911 (Jan.) Overprinted on Stamps of Fiji, 1/2d. to 1s. set used, additional 5d. showing Madame Joseph MJ 190 fake cancellation, set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12) with gum, and 1924 11/2d., 10s. and £1 each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D16) with gum, mainly fine. (18)
1529 | £190
Saint Kitts-Nevis: W.W.II Censored Mail: A collection of covers, incl. 1942 (June) cover to U.S.A., bearing boxed ''(crowmn)/PASSED/BB'' and ms. ''3'', 1942 (Aug.) cover to U.S.A., with boxed ''(crown)/PASSED/BB/'' and ms. ''1'', range of cachets, etc. (28 items)
185 | £170
Aden: A used collection in a boxed album, incl. 1937 to 5r., later issues complete to 1964-65 definitives, also Kathiri States of Seiyun and Qu'aiti State in Hadhramaut (less 1963 set) complete, mainly fine. (100s)
524 | £820
Ceylon: Revenues: Stamp Duty: 1872 5c. to 100r. proof impressions in black on thin stamp sized white card, also Warehouse Warrant 1871 proof in black on similar card. (14)
805 £500
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection on leaves incl. Black Frank on piece, 1891-1902 values to 9d. mint, 1s. used, 1898 high values overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (without gum) and mint, 1904-12 values to 1s. and 1912-20 values to 10s. mint, 3s. used, 1929-36 to 10s. (less 2s.6d.) mint, £1 lightly cancelled, 1938-50 to £1 mint (5s. used), 1948 Silver Wedding and 1952 sets mint, poor to fine. (84)
1148 £120
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1911 (Mar.) Pandanus Pine: Sepia print of the original photograph of the Pandanus reproduced as a postcard, also stamp-sized bromide of J.W.H. Evans essay with frame and inscription but undenominated. Ex Fitchett and Smith. Photo.
1530 £800
Saint Lucia: 1860 Watermark Small Star, (6d.) green, fine and fresh block of four with large part original gum, deep colour. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. 3. Photo.
186 | £110
Aland: An unmounted mint collection in two Lindner albums, incl. gutter blocks of ten, also f.d.c's, maxi cards., etc. (100s)
525 | £200
Ceylon: Revenues: A mint and used collection incl. Warehouse Warrant 1871 1s. mint (7) incl. vertical pair, 1875 to 1906 overprints, Judicial overprints incl. 100r. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and ''CANCELLED''. (61)
806 | £550
Falkland Islands: A mainly K.G.VI to Q.E.II duplicated accumulation in a red stockbook incl. 1938-50 to 2s.6d. mint (6), used (6), 5s. mint (4), used (5), 10s. mint, used (3), £1 mint and used (3), 1952 to £1 (5) and 1960-66 set mint, Dependencies with Maps, 1954-62 and South Georgia 1963 sets, etc. in varied condition. (100s)
1149 | £210
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1911 (Mar.) Pandanus Pine, a selection of multiples, comprising 1/2d. to 21/2d. set of four in complete mint sheets of sixty (ex Smith), and 1/2d. blocks of four and six, 1d. blocks of four (2) and six, 2d. blocks of four (2) and 21/2d. blocks of four (2) used, slightly mixed condition.
1531 £130
Saint Lucia: 1886-87 3d. dull mauve and green, with variety top left triangle detached, used with indistinct cancellations, a little soiled. S.G. 40a, cat. £475. Photo.
187 | £80
Albania: A modern unmounted mint selection on stock leaves, incl. scarcer recent issues. (100s)
526 | £920
Ceylon: 1869 to 1900, a collection of covers, postal stationery and fronts (8) with a range of issues and frankings incl. 1869 (May 29) cover to England bearing 1861-64 1s. and 1866-68 1d. blue, 1872-80 48c. rose strip of six on 1872 (May 28) long cover, 1896 (Feb. 6) registered letter envelope bearing 1r.12 dull rose, 1900 (Nov. 24) philatelic cover bearing a number of mixed issues from 1886 to 1900 with values to 2r.50 purple on red, etc., mixed condition. (23)
807 | £300
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a stockbook, incl. 1878-79 1d. claret unused with straight edge at base, 1904 2d. purple with reversed watermark mint, 1938-50 set mint, extra 5s. mint and used (6), 1960-66 Birds set unmounted mint, 1/2d. with weak entry mint (2, one unmounted), 2d. weak entry unmounted mint, Dependencies, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1151 £1350
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: The 1916 Funafuti Provisionals: 1911 Pandanus 21/2d. blue (2) on piece from parcel wrapping paper, the left stamp surcharged ''3/-'' in red ink, the right stamp ''2/-'', tied by scarce type 6 datestamp. Produced by the District Officer during a shortage of stamps at the Funafuti post office in July 1916 to satisfy a need for the franking of parcels which were to be carried on the steamer ''Dawn'' via Apia and Sydney. Although officially unauthorised these provisionals satisfied a genuine need and are of the greatest rarity, around eleven examples of the 2/- on 21/2d. having been created, and just two of the 3/- on 21/2d. B.P.A. certificate (2010) Item n. (and not c.) in the Vernon listing. Photo.
1535 £200
Samoa: 1900 (Jan. 26) envelope to Germany, bearing 1886-190 1/2d., 21/2d. (2) and 1899-1900 Provisional 2d., tied by Apia datestamps, with ''N.Z. MARINE P.O./R.M.S. ALAMEDA'' datestamp in blue on reverse. Photo.
189 | £120
Antigua: A group of unmounted mint Q.E.II varieties, incl. watermarks and overprints, 1972 Royal Wedding miniature sheet overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., fine. (16)
527 | £2100
Ceylon: 1874 to 1900, collection of covers to the U.K. via Brindisi, Southampton and Marseilles written up for display on 56 leaves incl. 1876 (Apr. 27) cover to London franked at 96c. bearing 36c. pair and 24c. tied by barred obliterators with Colombo c.d.s. and London arrival handstamp alongside, 1880 (Oct. 28) envelope to Scotland franked at 40c. by two 8c. vertical pairs and single affixed at lower left, neatly tied by ''B'' obliterator and single Galle c.d.s., a few with faults but mainly good to fine.
808 | £350
Falkland Islands: K.G.VI and Q.E.II mainly mint (incl. unmounted) selection with some duplication incl. 1938-50 values to 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2), 10s. (2), £1, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1952 to £1, Dependencies 1944-45 overprints (3) with 6d. blue-black centres, 1954-62 set (3), South Georgia 1963-69 set (3), also B.A.T. 1963-69 (2) and 1971 sets, mainly fine. (approx. 460)
1152 £150
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Postage Dues: 1948 (Oct. 16) official envelope with large red wax of Resident Commissioner on reverse, locally addressed to H.E. Maude bearing postage due 1d. to 1s.6d. set with additional 1d. and 4d. cancelled by good to fine strikes of Tarawa type 28 c.d.s. and 1948 (Oct. 16) official envelope locally addressed to H.E. Maude bearing postage due 1d. to 1s.6d. set with additional 5d. cancelled by good to fine strikes of Tarawa type 28 c.d.s. Photo.
1537 £580
Sarawak: 1918 issue, a proof in black on thick paper (73 x 118mm) of the Sir Charles Vyner Brooke vignette. Photo.
190 | £1200
Argentina: 1815 to 1900, a collection of covers and cards in three albums, incl. 1826 entire to London, bearing two line ''BUENOS/AYRES'' in red and ''OPZ at 14/--per OZ'', 1827 entire to Edinburgh, bearing ''BUENOS AYRES/O'' in green struck across flap on the reverse, incoming mail, rate marks, destinations with German East Africa, etc. (65 items)
528 £160
Ceylon: 1888 (Sept. 11) 15c. on 12c. registered envelope (size H) to Hungary franked with additional 56c. on 96c. drab for double 1oz. rate, cancelled by a clear ''A'' barred obliterator, with ''THE COLOMBO LIBRARY'' cachet in violet at lower left and a further two strikes on the reverse, vertical fold but a scarce rate and destination. Photo.
809 £420
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. collection with shades and duplication on stockleaves, mint, unused or used, incl. Red and Black Franks on pieces, 1878-79 1d., 6d. (5, incl. a pair), 1882-1902 to 6d. (11), 9d. (5), 1s. (7) with sideways and reversed watermarks incl. 1887 1d. Crown to right of CA reversed, cancellation interest with a range of 'corks', poor to fine. (approx. 250)
1154 | £70
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: World War II, U.S. Forces, 1942 to 1944, eleven covers to various U.S.A. addresses, eight being 6c. airmail envelopes with one uprated for registration by added 15c. from member of VD-3 Navy photographic squadron (with registered receipt), the others franked 6c., from a range of naval and army units identified by endorsement, A.P.O. 240, 242, 459, 914, 915 despatch datestamps, etc., good to fine.
1538 £190
Sarawak: Japanese Occupation: 1942 (Oct. 1) locally used registered first day envelope bearing Japan 1942 1s., 2s., 3s., 4s., 5s., 7s. and 8s. tied Kuching c.d.s's, ''Sarawak Constabulary/Kuching Office'' handstamp and oval censor cachet on reverse, envelope with horizontal crease clear of adhesives. Ceremuga certificate (2004). Photo.
191 £2000
Argentina: 1832 to 1953, a collection of mainly covers and cards in six albums, incl. five covers between 1832 and 1841 showing ''BUENOS AYRES/O'' (four in green, one in brownish), 1851 entire to France with British P.O. Buenos Ayres datestamp, 1862 cover to Valparaiso, franked by 1862 5c. rose, 1866 cover to Salta, franked by 1864-66 5c. rose-red, 1881 cover to Germany, franked by 1873 5c. and 1880 8c., Packet letters, censored mail, postal stationery, etc. (114 items)
530 | £420
Ceylon: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection of covers and postal stationery in a stockbook incl. 1857-59 1d. covers (2), 5d. on part cover, perforated 6d. brown on 1862 envelope, multiples, multi coloured frankings, uprated postal stationery, etc., mixed condition. (55)
810 £600
Falkland Islands: Mainly mint or unused Q.V. collection on leaves, comprising Black Frank on piece, 1878-79 1d., 6d., 1s. (2), 1883-1902 1/2d. (26, incl. two corner blocks of nine), 1/2d. on half 1d. (2), 1d. (14, three watermark sideways), 2d. (6, incl. a block of four), 21/2d. (9, incl. a block of four and Prussian blue single), 4d. (2, one olive grey-black), 6d. (both), 9d. (2), 1s. (both), fair to fine. (70)
1155 £320
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Aranuka: A selection, comprising undated 'Walker' envelope to Seattle bearing Key Plate 1/2d. (perf. imperfections at lower right), 1d. and 11/2d. tied by three fine impressions of scarce type 11 cancellation in blackish violet (Ex Taylor and Smith), envelope addressed to Sydney with two good to fine strikes of scarce type 11 cancellation in black, late state with ''I'' of ''ISLAND'' missing, tying Key Plate 1/2d. pair (marginal) and 1d. (ex Smith), type 17 undated cancellation two fine strikes tying Key Plate 1/2d. and strike on 1938 envelope to Betio franked by 1/2d. pair (ex Smith), and 1946 registered 'Baldwin' cover to Sydney franked by 1939-55 2d. and 3d. cancelled by two strikes of type 28 with date ''MY 18/46'' inserted by ms. in red ink (the the earliest date of use recorded by Vernon). Photo.
1543 £40
Seychelles: 1962-68 15c. showing a striking colour misplacement resulting in a 'double fisherman', corner example from the only sheet found, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 198 var. Photo.
192 | £720
Argentina: 1842 to 1846, a selection of covers in an album, incl. ''BUENOS AYRES/O'' in green on 1843 cover, in red on 1844 (2), 1845 and 1846 (3) covers, etc. (16 items)
531 | £80
Ceylon: A Q.V. to K.G.VI selection of covers and cards, incl. W.W.II censored mail, postal stationery, etc. (21 items)
811 | £600
Falkland Islands: An unmounted mint selection, Q.V. to early Q.E.II, incl. 1891-1902 1d. marginal blocks of six (2), 1912-20 2d. block of six, 21/2d. block of six, 6d. block of four, 3s., 5s., 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' 10s., 1938-50 values to 5s. (3), 10s. and £1, etc., also some used with 1938-50 2s.6d. block of four, 10s. (2), mainly fine. (57 stamps and 2 covers)
1156 £300
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Arorae: 1931 (ca.) envelope at 3d. rate to Seattle with Key Plate 1/2d. and 21/2d. tied by fine early strikes of scarce type 11 handstamp in violet-black with further strike at left and 1946 'Thompson' envelope registered to Sydney bearing 1939-55 1d., 2d. and 21/2d. each cancelled by improvised circular ms. ''GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY/ISLAND/ARORAE/ISLAND'' (three variations), the latest recorded use, with Tarawa ms. registration marking, backstamped Tarawa type 26 c.d.s. ''16/JAN/1946'' and Mar. 19 arrival datestamps, both ex Smith. Photo.
1544 | £230
Seychelles: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1890-92 to 48c. mint and 96c. used, 1897-1900 2r.25 used, 1902 30c. on 1r. and 45c. on 1r. used (cancellations not guaranteed), 1912-16 2r.25. mint, 1917-22 to 2r.25. mint, 1938-49 to 5r. mint, values to 2r.25 used, 1954-61 to 10r. mint, etc., later to 1968, mixed condition. (100s)
193 £160
Argentina: 1848 (Jan. 10) entire from Buenos Aires to England, endorsed ''P Spider Pkt'' with ''2/7'' rate mark and a fine strike of the unframed circular ''BUENOS AYRES/O'' in red, fine. Photo.
532 £90
Ceylon: 1900 (July 11) O.H.M.S. cover to Turin and 1901 (Sept. 12) O.H.M.S. cover to Washington D.C., both from the Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya with official cachets in black at lower left, franked with ''On Service'' 1895 15c. sage green and 1899-1900 15c. blue respectively, some faults but an attractive pair. (2) Photo.
812 £300
Falkland Islands: An extensive selection in a brown stockbook with strength in Q.V. issues incl. shades and cancellation interest incl. 1878 4d. used, 1s. (2) mint, 1885-87 1d. (2, one mint), 4d. (2), 1889 4d., used, 1891-1902 shades to 6d. (3), 9d. (overprinted ''SPECIMEN''), 1s., mint, 1898 high values mint, later with 1933 Centenary values to 6d. used, etc., poor to fine. (approx. 200)
1157 £270
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Beru: Two undated envelopes showing type C1 censor cachet with ''Beru'' added in ms., one (c. 1941) to the London Missionary Society in London bearing uncancelled 1939-55 1/2d. and 11/2d., resealed at left by red on white ''OPENED BY CENSOR.'' (single impression) label, the other (ca. 1943-44) to Wellington, New Zealand franked 2d. cancelled by indistinct type 27 ''CUSTOMS OFFICE'' handstamp, 1941 envelope to Wellington bearing 1939-55 1d. cancelled by very indistinct type 12 handstamp and with circular ms. ''GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY/BERU/ISLANDS/22.9.41'' improvised alongside due to the poor state of the handstamp, with violet type C1 censor's cachet below (Ex Smith), 1941 envelope to Suva, redirected to Auckland, bearing 1939-55 1d. pair cancelled by very poor type 11 handstamp with additional strike at left and type C1 censor's cachet below endorsed ''Beru'', backstamped Suva ''14 OCT 41'' and with Bank of New Zealand's receiving straight-line ''1NOV 1941'' (Ex Smith) and undated envelope to Auckland franked 1939-55 2d. cancelled by fine strike of type 27 ''CUSTOMS OFFICE'' handstamp and with type C2 censor's cachet No. 8 (located at Tarawa) cut-down (ex Smith). Photo.
1545 £1000
Seychelles: Revenues: 1905 De La Rue imperf. essay die proof of ''REVENUE/REVENUE'' Key Plate used from 1906, in dull purple with country name and 4c. value tablet handpainted in green with ''1r.'' and ''5r.'' each side also in green, with tracing paper overlays to demonstrate effect of overprinting for First of Exchange Foreign Bill attached. Endorsed ''Appd WHM 13.11.05''. A unique and spectacular essay ex De La Rue archives and ex the ''South'' collection. Photo.
194 £140
Argentina: 1848 (Feb. 26) large part envelope from Buenos Aires to England, with ''5/2'' rate mark, showing fine strike of the unframed circular ''BUENOS AYRES/O'' in red, fine. Photo.
534 | £980
Ceylon: Prisoner of War Mail, 1901, 1902 collection of censored covers and postal stationery to and from Boer War internment camps written up on leaves incl. a range of Ceylon and South Africa censor markings and seals, mainly relating to Diyatalawa Camp, some material from Ragama, Uragasmanhandiya, Mount Lavinia, one or two have been missorted and sent to India bearing ''Maldirige'' handstamps. (46)
813 | £290
Falkland Islands: Collections: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in three file boxes, incl. 1938-50 set used, 1960-66 Birds set unmounted mint and used, Dependencies with 1946-49 Thin Map set used, 1954-62 set used, South Georgia 1963-69 set used, first day covers, etc. (100s)
1158 £180
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Butaritari: A selection, comprising 1911 Overprint set of seven each cancelled on piece by type 1 c.d.s. in violet dated between ''21 JAN. 1911'' and ''12 AUG. 1911'', the 1/2d. in a horizontal pair, 1911 (May 17) envelope to London bearing Overprint 1d. pair lightly cancelled by type 1 datestamp in violet, and 1911 (Sept. 12) envelope to Jaluit, Marshall Islands, bearing Pandanus 21/2d. (2) cancelled by three strikes of type 1 datestamp in violet. Photo.
1546 £150
Sierra Leone: 1870 (June 8) stampless envelope to France, manuscript ''1/3'' rate mark, London and Calais datestamps, bearing large unframed circular ''PAID AT SIERRA LEONE'' datestamp in red on the reverse. Photo.
195 £380
Argentina: 1849 (Mar. 19) entire from Buenos Aires to England, endorsed ''Per Kestrel'' with ''2/7'' rate mark, showing very fine strike of the unframed circular ''BUENOS AYRES/O'' in red, fine. Photo.
535 | £280
Ceylon: Prisoner of War Mail, 1901, 1902 collection of censored covers to and from Boer War internment camps written up on leaves incl. a range of Ceylon and South Africa censor markings and seals, mainly relating to Diyatalawa Camp, also 6c. postal stationery card uprated to Germany from Ragama Camp. (13)
814 | £190
Falkland Islands: A K.G.VI accumulation in two stockbooks incl. 1938-50 values to 2s.6d., 5s. (3), 10s., £1 mint and used to £1 (2, one cancelled South Georgia), 1948 Silver Wedding, 1952 and 1960-66 sets mint, later with Flowers and Mailships, multiples, etc., chiefly good to fine. (100s)
1159 £210
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Undated 'Roessler' cover to U.S.A. bearing First printing 5c. at left tied by type 55 handstamp with French Polynesia 1c. tied by Papeete c.d.s. (date indistinct) and 1918 'Reinhard' envelope registered to Switzerland with First Issue 5c. cancelled type 55 in blue-black and additionally tied by violet ink from ''REGISTERED'' straight line alongside, with French Polynesia 30c. cancelled at Papeete Oct. 31 1918 with additional strike, black handstruck ''R'' and number in ms. (2 covers) Photo.
1547 £110
Sierra Leone: 1933 Wilberforce 1/2d. to £1 set, mint, 5s. with toned gum and £1 with horizontal crease, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 168-180, cat. £1,100. Photo.
196 £120
Argentina: 1850 (Oct. 21) cover from Buenos Aires to England, endorsed ''P H.M.S. Pkt'' with ''2/7'' rate mark, with a fine strike of the unframed circular ''BUENOS AYRES/O'' in green and manuscript ''Forwarded by your obt. servts. Foley & Hughes Bs. Ays. 21 Oct. 1850'' on the reverse, fine. Photo.
536 | £320
Ceylon: Prisoner of War Mail, 1901, 1902 collection of censored covers and postal stationery to and from Boer War internment camps written up on leaves incl. a range of Ceylon censor markings and seals, mainly relating to Diyatalawa Camp, some material from Ragama, Mount Lavinia, prisoners on parole, etc. (35)
815 | £320
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to K.G.VI selection, incl. 1921-28 set mint, 1933 Centenary to 2s.6d. mint, 1952 set mint, etc., varied condition. (155)
1160 | £420
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Fanning Island: 1913, four envelopes to Cheshire (three addressed to 'Davies'), one bearing New Zealand 1882-1900 1/2d. with 2d., one with 1d. and the others with 2d., cancelled by very fine strikes of type 21 c.d.s., each with Warrington transit backstamp, 1939 (Oct. 31) early censored commercial cover to Adelaide showing scarce manuscript ''Passed by Censor'' and initials in red at upper left, franked by 1939-55 11/2d. tied by fine type 23 c.d.s., and 1943 (Dec. 6), 1944 (Oct. 23) and 1945 (Feb. 17) three censored covers each with sender's endorsement by a member of the Cable & Wireless Station, fine type 23 c.d.s. cancellations and showing type C2 censor cachet No. 1, the first to San Francisco with 1939-55 11/2d. (2) and traces of U.S. clear resealing label (cellulose detached), the second to Pennsylvania franked 3d., the last to Auckland with 1/2d. and 11/2d. (8)
1549 £550
Slovakia: 1939 5h. to 3kr. Set, 1939 Costumes and Murgas sest, 1939 Air Mail set, 1939 50h., 1942 70h., 1939 2.50+2.50kr., 1940 10kr., 1942 1.30kr., 1940 Landscapes set, 1940 Air Mail set, 1941 Castles set, 1941 80th Anniversary set, 1941 Children's Aid set, 1942 Youth set, in strips of three, affixed to parts of archive sheet and cancelled three line ''SPÉCIMEN/COLLECTION/MAURITANIE'', unique items from the Mauritania Post Office U.P.U. specimen collection. Mi. 35-53, 67-78, 81-87, 91-93, 94-97. (16 items)
198 £120
Argentina: 1858 (ca.) cover to Cordoba, bearing 1858 small figures 5c. red, tied by oval framed ''CORREOS NACIONALES/FRANCA/DEL ROSARIO'', also Mendoza Company negative seal cachet. S.G. 1. Photo.
537 £90
Ceylon: Prisoner of War Mail: 1901 Boer War cover from Ladybrand to Diyatalawa Camp, redirected in manuscript to ''Hospital Ship Colombo'' (the Atlantian), also 1901 incoming (Sept. 28) and outgoing (June 19) envelopes to and from Diyatalawa Camp with censor handstamps in violet, initialled ''O.H.'' and ''A.C.'' respectively. (3)
816 | £190
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. range of Q.V. to 1s. mint and used, K.G.V to 1s. mint and used, 1938-50 to 2s.6d. mint, range of Dependencies with 1944-45 overprint sets complete mint, 1948 Thin Map set mint and used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1162 £260
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Maiana: 1944 censored cover to ''Captain Davey/Aboard A.P.C./No. 108 Tarawa'' franked 1d. cancelled fine Tarawa type 25 handstamp in violet, with C2 censor cachet No. 8 in black and resealed, the cover's origin revealed by enclosed letter from a Sister at the Sacred Heart Mission dated ''25/3/44''. Ex Smith. Photo.
1550 £190
Somaliland: 1918 (Dec.) O.H.M.S. long envelope, registered to England, franked by 1912-19 6a. tied by Berbera datestamp with boxed registration cachet, also large ''P'' handstamp, showing fine Aden 'Star of David' censor cachet at left, redirected upon arrival to Harrogate, scarce. Photo.
200 £500
Argentina: 1864-66 perf. 111/2 15c. blue (imperforate on three sides) used on undated cover to Montevideo, neatly tied by ''O M'' in intaglio oval of bars, rare. Photo.
538 £170
Ceylon: Prisoner of War: 1902 (May 4) 2c. postcard from Tangalla to Hambantota camp, with camp censor handstamp at lower left, also 1902 (May 3) registered letter to France from a Prisoner of War at Hambantota camp, with censor handstamp at lower left. (2)
817 | £250
Falkland Islands: K.G.V part sorted selection with shades and duplication and some varieties, mainly mint with some used, incl. 1912-20 values to 6d. (13), 1s. (10), 3s. (2), 5s. maroon, 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' overprints to 1s. (16) with an interesting range of multiples and varieties incl. 1d. comb perf. sheet of 60, 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' to 1s. (7), 2s.6d., and 1933 Centenary to 3d. (3), 4d. (2), 6d. (3), 1s. (3), mostly fair to fine. (approx. 400)
1164 | £130
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Nonouti: Type 11 undated handstamp in purple tying Key Plate 1/2d. pair to 1938 'Ross' cover to Ocean Island with additional strike at left, type 28 tying 1938-55 1d. and Victory set to 1948 registered cover to Grimsby with Tarawa registration marking, type 35 tying 1d. and 2d. to commercial cover (slight creasing) to Abemama and 1/2d. and 6d. to 1953 registered cover to Australia, also 1946 (Apr. 15) stampless envelope to the Central Medical School at Suva, with type 28 c.d.s and ms. ''Paid 2d'' in blue. The latter ex Smith. (5)
1551 | £60
Somaliland: A collection on leaves, incl. range of overprints, 1942 to 5r. mint, 1951 to 5r. on 5r. mint, 1953-58 to 10s. mint, etc., mixed condition. (146)
203 £230
Argentina: 1865 (Aug. 16) entire from Buenos Aires to Uruguay bearing 1864-66 perf. 111/2 10c. green pair tied by Buenos Aires c.d.s. S.G. 17. Photo.
539 £110
Ceylon: 1904 (June 3) O.H.M.S. cover to Bristol bearing 1899-1900 2c. pale orange-brown in two vertical strips of three, one displaying broken ''O'' of ''On'', tied by Colombo c.d.s's, slightly reduced at right and with some creasing but unusual. Photo.
818 | £290
Falkland Islands: A duplicated Q.V. to K.G.V mainly used stock in varied condition a binder, mainly lower values incl. 1882 Watermark upright 1d. part original gum (3, one watermark inverted and reversed, ex du Pont), 1891-1902 1d., two shades overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in violet, 1904-12 to 21/2d. (7, incl. deep blue and pale ultramarine shades, cancellation interest incl. 1891-1902 1s. watermark reversed with F.2 v1 c.d.s. ''(NO)11/97'' abbreviated year date, 1904-12 1d., 1912-20 1/2d., 1d. (3, incl. a pair on piece) 21/2d., 6d. and 1s. cancelled FB.1, etc. (approx. 900)
1165 £150
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Ocean Island: 1907 (Oct.) envelope to San Francisco, endorsed at top ''Per Mandasan Maru'' and ''Posted at Ocean Ils 8/10/07'', franked by Japan 10s. (3), lightly cancelled by Yokohama datestamps. Photo.
1552 £100
Somaliland: Officials: 1903 2a. variety ''BRIT SH'' and 1904-05 1a. variety no stop after ''M'', both fine mint. Both with B.P.A. certificates (1977) and (1981). S.G. O8a, O11a, cat. £330. Photo.
204 £2000
Argentina: A collection of mainly covers and cards in four albums, incl. 1866 entire to New York, with ''40/Cents'' cancelled by barred numeral with ''21/2 /CENTS'' added, 1869 entire to France, bearing octagonal ''BUENOS AYRES/PAQ. FR. J. No. 2'' datestamp, 1871 entire from Rosario to New York, ''1/-'' charge mark deleted and manuscript ''2/6'' and handstruck ''31'', 1872 cover to France, franked by French 20f. and 80c. tied by Anchor in lozange of dots, 1876 (Mar. 10) entire to France, bearing 1867-74 10c. tied by Buenos Aires c.d.s. and a very early use of the framed ''T'' tax mark, 1880 entire to France, bearing 1877-87 rouletted 16c. green (2), incoming mail, postcards, postal stationery, etc. (124 items)
540 | £150
Ceylon: World War I Censored Mail, a selection of covers (13) incl. 1914 (Nov. 23) 10c. registered envelope to the Hague, with green stamp margin label overstamped ''OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW'', 1915 (Mar.) cover to Sweden with violet and orange stamp margins overstamped ''OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW'' and violet boxed censor mark, range of destinations, incoming mail from Hungary, Italy and Japan, etc.
819 | £300
Falkland Islands: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection with some duplication in three stockbooks, chiefly unmounted mint or used, incl. 1938-50 to 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (4), 10s. (2), £1 (3) used, 1955-57, 1968 and 1972 sets unmounted mint, commemoratives incl. commercially used on pieces, also Dependencies from 1944, B.A.T., etc., mostly good to fine.
1169 £240
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Ocean Island: 1911 (Oct. 24) long O.H.B.M.S. envelope registered to Connecticut, franked by 1911 Overprint 5d. pair with Pandanus 1/2d. to pay triple foreign rate + registration, cancelled type 2 and with type R1 registration label, transit and arrival backstamps. An exceptional item. Ex Smith. Photo.
1554 £2700
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 'Woodblock' 1d. vermilion, 1d. carmine (2), 1d. brick-red (2), 4d. pale milky blue (3), 4d. pale grey blue (2), 4d. pale bright blue, 4d. deep bright blue, very mixed condition, also some forgeries, reprints. (34)
205 £1200
Argentina: 1867 cover to Buenos Aires with 1864-66 perf. 111/2 5c. rose-red and 10c. green used together, tied by oval ''ROSARIO'' cancellation with ''CORREO DEL ROSARIO'' c.d.s. alongside, fine and rare. Kneitschel certificate (2001). Photo.
541 £120
Ceylon: Airmails: 1926 (Nov.) 'Stack and Leete' cover from Karachi to Colombo, bearing India 1a. tied by ''AIR MAILS INDIA/WITH MESSRS. STACK & LEETE'' boxed violet cachet, signed ''Neville Stack'' at top, toned but scarce, also four additional airmail covers. (5)
821 | £260
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. mainly used or c.t.o. selection of shades with 1891-1902 values to 6d. (2), 9d., 1s. (2), 2s.6d., 5s. (2), mainly good to fine. (23)
1172 £60
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Onotoa: 1934 'Conus' envelope to Switzerland with two typically worn impressions of scarce type 16 handstamp in violet cancelling Key Plate 1/2d. and 21/2d., with Tarawa type 2 ''4 SE/1934'' c.d.s. (year in ms.) alongside, also stampless inter-island envelope endorsed ''O.H.M.S.'' addressed to the Administrative Officer for the Central and Southern Gilberts at Betio, showing a typically worn large part impression of the handstamp. Photo.
1555 £450
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 'Woodblock' 4d. deep bright blue, just touched at left, good margins other two sides, lightly cancelled and tied to small piece, fine. B.P.A. certificate (1976). S.G. 14c, cat. £5,000. Photo.
206 £300
Argentina: 1871 cover from Buenos Aires to Dolores, franked by 1867-74 5c. vermilion type B, tied by scarce ''ESTAFETA AMBULANTE/F.C.S./3'', fine. Photo.
542 | £250
Ceylon: Airmails: 1929 to 1940 collection of covers to the U.K. via Imperial Airways, written up for display on leaves, with a variety of frankings and rates, Christmas flight 1936 (Dec. 23), etc. (35)
822 | £90
Falkland Islands: Q.E.II collection in a red binder, comprehensive range of issues from 1982 to 1997 with miniature sheets and listing included, mostly unmounted mint and fine. Stated to cat. £750+.
1174 | £680
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Tarawa: A selection of covers, incl. 1911 'Reinhard' envelope to Switzerland, bearing Overprint 6d. cancelled fine type 1 in violet (ex Smith), 1911 larger 'Reinhard' envelope to Switzerland, bearing Overprint 1s. cancelled by fine type 1 in violet (ex Smith), 1912 three envelopes addressed to Rev. Thompson of the London Missionary Society in London, bearing Pandanus 1d. with 2d., Pandanus 2d. and Pandanus 1d. respectively, each with type 1 cancellations in blue, 1932 (Feb. 10) a scarce commercial envelope registered to Chicago, bearing 6d. tied by type 2a c.d.s. without year slug, with type R18 registration handstamp and negative straight line ''REGISTERED'' in purple at left (Ex Smith), 1938 stampless envelope with ms. endorsement ''O.H.M.S.'' addressed by an islander to Commissioner Maude on Beru with very fine type 7 c.d.s., 1945 (May 28) cover to a member of the Gilbert & Ellice Is, Coy. at A.P.O. 709 (Guadalcanal) and (June 17) to an islander on Funafuti, franked 2d. and 1d. respectively cancelled type 26 with cut-down type C2 censor cachets nos. 8 and 5 respectively, 1945 envelope to a native corporal Robuti at the Headquarters of J Company, Gilbert & Ellice Islands Company at A.P.O. 709, franked 1d. pair tied by type 26 c.d.s. of ''30/APR/1945'' and with fine strike of partially cut down type C2 censor cachet No. 8, and 1946, two commercial covers with type 28 cancellations, the first (May 4) franked 1939-55 2d., addressed to a nurse at Nuku Hospital on Rabi, the second (Dec. 20) registered to London franked 5d. with type R8 straight line registration marking. (14)
1556 £7500
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 'Woodblock' 4d. carmine error of colour, a used example, just shaved at base, lower left corner repaired, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 14ea, cat. £95,000. R.P.S. (1946) certificate. Photo.
209 £800
Argentina: 1884 wrapper to Buenos Aires, bearing 1884 4c. on 5c. variety surcharge inverted, tied by oval ''PABLO E. DIAZ/RIVADAVIA'' merchant's cachet in greenish blue, fine and very rare. Moorhouse certificate 2012. Photo.
543 | £320
Ceylon: Crash and Wreck Mail, 1936 to 1939 selection of salvaged covers written up on leaves with examples from Imperial Airways Flying Boat ''Scipio'' (2), ''Cygnus'', ''Calpurnia'', ''Challenger'', ''Centurion'', with a range of handstamps. (6)
823 £650
Falkland Islands: A most interesting selection of scarcer cancellations on stockleaves, incl. red and black Franks on pieces, 'corks' on values to 4d. (4), c.d.s. variants incl. type F.1 small ''1900'' (2), large ''OC'' (3), PS.1A curly ''32'' on 'Whale & Penguin' 4d. block of four on piece, F.4C ''16 FE 27'' on K.G.V 6d. block of four on piece 1891 bisects on pieces (5), West Falkland WF.2 on Q.V. 1d. (2, one with year omitted), New Island type N.2 on K.E.VII 1/2d. (2), 1d. (2), K.G.V 1d. (3), Fox Bay FB.1 on Centenary values to 2d., fake South Georgia SG1 ''MR 31/23'' on K.G.V 21/2d. bisect on piece, maritime with part ''R.M.S. FALKLAND'' on K.E.VII 1/2d., ''H.M.C.S. ''AFTERGLOW'' SC.5 double oval full strike on K.G.V 1d. pair (''23 MAR 1925'') on piece and part strikes on 1d. (2, one on piece), etc., fair to fine. (77 items) Photo.
1175 £160
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Tarawa: Commercial envelope to the Western Pacific High Commission at Suva, redirected to the District Commissioner at Fiji, franked 1939-55 1d. (2) cancelled by type 25 handstamp in violet, with type C2 censor cachet No. 8 and Raki Raki arrival of July 14 1944 at left, both in black, and showing Suva (July 11) and Lautoka (July 13) datestamps on reverse. Ex Smith. Photo.
1558 | £1750
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A mainly used collection of triangulars on leaves, incl. 1853 1d. on blued paper (3), 4d. (4), slightly blued 1d. (2), 4d. block of six, pair and four singles, 1855-63 1d. brick red, 1d. rose (3, one unused), 6d. pale rose lilac block of four, 6d. slate-purple with watermark sideways, 1s. bright yellow-green (2), 1s. deep dark green (2), 1863-64 1d. deep carmine-red unused, 6d. (3), 1s. (2), a few forgeries, etc., mixed condition. (93)
210 | £1550
Argentina: 1894 to 1982, an accumulation of covers and cards in twenty-one folders, incl. flown covers with Zeppelins, censored, registered, commercial mail, incoming items, postal stationery, etc. (100s)
544 | £220
Ceylon: Crash and Wreck Mail, 1953, 1954 collection of salvaged covers written up on leaves with examples from the first ''Comet'' (2), second ''Comet'', B.O.A.C. ''Constellation'' (5), B.O.A.C. ''Stratocruiser''. (9)
824 £180
Falkland Islands: Cancellations: 1904-12 3s. green cancelled by part F.4 c.d.s's in red-brown, 5s. and 1912-20 5s. red horizontal pair cancelled by fair to fine strikes of type F.5 c.d.s in brown, ''(A)P 4/13'' and ''FE 27/13'' respectively. Photo.
1176 £230
Gold Coast: 1876-84 1/2d. olive-yellow block of four, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 4, cat. £380+. Ex Burrus. Photo.
1559 | £1050
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A collection of rectangulars in a Philatelic album, incl. 1864-77 6d. lilac unused, 6d. violet unused (2), 1879 3d. on 4d. with variety ''THE.EE'' used, also another with variety ''PENCB'' used, 1871-76 4d. with watermark inverted used, 5s. mint (creases), 1880 ''3'' on 3d. type 11 mint, 1881 3d. mint pair, 1882 watermark Crown CC 1/2d. on 3d. used, 1882-83 5s. orange used (3), 1884-90 5s. orange mint (2), 1893-98 set mint, 1902-04 to 5s. mint (2), etc., mixed condition. (342)
215 £70
Ascension: 1902, four picture postcards, Attwood numbers 13, 19, 34 and an unlisted subject ''Top of green mountain showing water catchments, Ascension'', also two modern cards. (6) Photo.
545 | £240
Ceylon: 1940 to 1942 collection of covers bearing War Purpose Contribution Fund labels denominated 5c. or 10c., with a range of frankings and destinations, seven censored, also six covers or postcards relating to the coconut industry. (39)
825 £200
Falkland Islands: 1896 1d. postal stationery card registered to Germany headed ''Stanley Jan. 10th 1896'' with personal greetings message (with English translation) from Joseph Lellman with added 2d. and 9d. cancelled ''F.I.'' steel obliterator with ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' marking, London Feb. 13 transit, the 2d. additionally tied by Bad Kreuznach Feb. 14 arrival c.d.s., some tone spots and overpaid but most unusual. Photo.
1177 £130
Gold Coast: Covers and Cancellations: 1898 (July 18) long O.H.M.S. envelope from the Colonial Secretary to Grand Bassam, bearing ''VICTORIABORG/ACCRA'' datestamp, large oval ''OFFICIAL PAID/G.P.O./ACCRA/GOLD COAST COLONY'', some creasing but scarce. Photo.
1560 | £600
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A selection on leaves, incl. 1853 1d. on slightly blued paper used, 1879 3d. on 4d. with variety ''PENCB'' used, 1882-83 6d. mint, 1893-98 5s. mint, 1902-04 set mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
217 £90
Ascension: 1907-08 (ca.), two picture postcards, both with image of ''Rollers, Long Beach, Ascension'', one unused, and the other used to London bearing K.G.VI 1d., unusual. Unlisted by Attwood. Photo.
546 £120
Ceylon: Sri Lanka: 1972 De La Rue artist's essays for the 1972 3c. and 2r. 'Fish', the fish and background beautifully handpainted, with the inscription printed on transparent overlay, mounted on board (197 x 140mm). Photo.
826 £400
Falkland Islands: 1898 (May 29) complete Germany 10pf.+10pf. reply card sent from Goerlitz ''via London'' to John Kirwan, ''General Merchant and Commission Agent'' with message regarding length of time to send/receive mail, showing red London May 31 transit mark and type F.2v1 receiving c.d.s. ''JY 3/9 8'' with year date in two figures, the whole returned by Kirwan next day with dated message and cancellation. Rare use of an overseas administration reply postcard from the Falkland Islands, Heijtz cat. from £1,200. Photo.
1178 | £100
Gold Coast: Covers and Cancellations: A group of mainly picture postcards showing various local scenes, also a range of Q.V. to K.E.VII covers and postal stationery. (35)
1561 | £95
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A selection of 4d. triangulars, one unused (possibly cleaned) and fifteen used, most with three margins, mixed condition. (16)
218 £130
Ascension: Great Britain used in Ascension, 1902-11 1d. pair (one stamp with a few shortish. perfs), 2d., and 9d. (corner fault), used on piece with fine type Z2 1910 (July 21) c.d.s's. Photo. S.G. Z22, Z24, Z32, cat. £864. Photo.
548 | £650
Chile: 1852 to 1943, a collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. 1856 entire to Santiago, bearing bisected 10c. blue, 1857 entire to Valparaiso, franked by 1853 5c. red-brown on blue paper, 1859 cover from London to Valparaiso, franked by 1855 1s. green pair, 1896 10c. stationery envelope, registered to Buenos Aires, franked by 1878-99 1c. and 10c. with Llai Llai c.d.s's and showing ''A.R.'' label, etc. (33 items)
827 £140
Falkland Islands: 1900 (Mar. 3) 1d. stationery card to Germany with two fine strikes of F.1 v3 c.d.s. variety large ''OC'' for ''00'', known between Feb. 9 and May 17 only, and Hamburg Apr. 7 receiving c.d.s. Photo.
1181 | £40
Gold Coast: Ghana, a selection of unmounted mint varieties, comprising 1965 New Currency 6p. on 6d. inverted surcharge corner block of twelve and pair, 12p. on 1s. inverted surcharge pair, 1965 postage due 12p. on 1s. corner plate block of fourteen, also unlisted varieties with 1969 New Constitution 11/2p. vertical overprint (strip of four and single) and 1np. complete panes of thirty (3) with overprints inverted or horizontal. (9 items)
1563 | £750
Natal: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. range of Chalons with 1877-79 1d. on 6d. with overprint double, one inverted used, 1902-03 to 4s. (2) mint (less 1s.) and used, 1902 5s. mint (2), used (4), 10s. mint (2), used (5), £1 used (3), £1.10 used (2), £5 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1908-09 to 5s. (4) and 10s. used, range of officials with 1904 set mint and used, a few revenues, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
219 £120
Ascension: Great Britain used in Ascension, 1902-11 2d. (2) used with slightly oily type Z2 c.d.s's on piece, one stamp with one or two minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. Z24, cat. £400. Photo.
549 | £520
Chile: A collection of covers and cards in two folders, incl. a good range of censored covers, many flown covers with Zeppelin items, commercial mail, etc. (219 items)
828 £350
Falkland Islands: 1901 to 1922, mainly unused selection of postcards comprising 1901 George Biggs series, B-13-by and B-14-by both titled ''VIEW OF PORT STANLEY'', B-20-by ''VIEW OF PORT STEPHENS SETTLEMENT, WEST FALKLANDS'' and B-21-by ''VIEW OF STANLEY FROM CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL TOWER'', each with endorsement on reverse ''Rose E. Winther/27-5-08'', 1915 Hoods of Middlesborough, Medium 'San Bride' AB-9-ab, 'Large San Bride' AC-1-ac, AC-6-ac, AC-15-ac, AC-17-ac, unused and 1933 Les Hardy Centenary AQ-3-aqy with ''ENG. SUB. LT. J. ANDERSON, R.N.R./H.M.S. QUEEN OF BERMUDA'' endorsement and Tristan da Cunha type V cachet on reverse. (10 items)
1182 £60
Greece: 1861 80l. and 1867-69 40l. mint, the first with imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 6, 28, cat. £700. Photo.
1566 | £100
South Africa: South African War 1899-1902: Selection of Great Britain stamps used with A.P.O and F.P.O. cancellations incl. 18881 1d. (18), 1887-92 values to 1s., mainly fine strikes. (37)
220 £140
Ascension: Great Britain used in Ascension: 1902-11 6d. and 1s. used with neat upright type Z2 c.d.s's on piece, 1s. with shortish perf. at right, otherwise fine. S.G. Z30, Z33, cat. £550. Photo.
550 | £380
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: A mint and used selection on stock pages, incl. Amoy, Cheefoo, Chinkiang, Foochow, Ichang, Shanghai, Wuhu, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 210)
829 £400
Falkland Islands: 1901 (May 1) locally addressed envelope bearing 1891-1902 1/2d. to 1s., seven values used with 1898 2s.6d. and 5s. tied by five strikes of F.4B c.d.s. with code ''C'' reversed. Photo.
1191 | £240
Grenada: World War II Censored Mail, a collection of covers, incl. 1942 (Feb.) cover to U.S.A. with white ''OPENED BY CENSOR'' label and red crayon ''7'', range of labels and cachets, etc. (26 items)
1577 | £95
South West Africa: Postal Stationery: An unused selection, incl. Letter cards 1923 1d. (2) with ''SPECIMEN'' overprint (2), registered envelopes with 1923 6d. size F and G, both overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc. (13 items)
222 £95
Ascension: Great Britain used in Ascension: 1912-22 21/2d. pair used on 1913 (Oct. 7) cover to Harrogate with fine type Z2 Ascension c.d.s's, flap missing. S.G. Z43, cat. £260 off cover. Photo.
551 £190
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Chefoo: 1896 (May) 1/2c. stationery wrapper to England, tied by light Local Post c.d.s., in combination with Hong Kong 2c. tied by Shanghai c.d.s., fine. Photo.
830 £130
Falkland Islands: 1901 (May 8) P.S.N.C. envelope to Scotland incorrectly franked at foreign rate by 1891-1902 21/2d. cancelled F.4B with Glasgow June 26 arrival on reverse, small tear on flap and a paper mount attached to reverse of right side. Photo.
1192 | £230
Grenada: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album and stockbook, incl. 1895-99 set mint, 1908-11 set to 10s. mint, 1938-50 to 10s. mint (9), etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1578 £65
Sudan: 1897 Overprints on Egypt 1m. mint pane of sixty showing the six varieties, most stamps unmounted, one or two minor imperfections, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 1, cat. £270+. Photo.
225 | £75
Ascension: 1935 Silver Jubilee, a group of covers, comprising set on cover with 5d. showing extensive re-entry at lower left, two sets on cover, and 2d. block of four on f.d.c. (4)
552 £920
China: Chinese Empire: Imperial Customs Post: 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. (4), 3ca. (3) and 5ca. (4), used, very mixed condition. (11) Photo.
831 £260
Falkland Islands: 1903 (May 14) 1d. postal stationery envelope to Punta Arenas uprated for 21/2d. foreign rate by added 1891-1902 1/2d. (3) with type F.4A code C sideways c.d.s's. Photo.
1194 | £80
Grenada: Postal Stationery: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection of chiefly unused items incl. postcards, registered envelopes, wrappers, etc., some overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mostly fine. (38)
1580 £60
Sudan: 1897 Overprints on Egypt, a group of mint vertical strips showing the six varieties, comprising 1m. brown block of twelve (2 x 6), 2m. green strip of six, 3m. orange-yellow (2), 5m. rose-carmine strips of six (2), and 1p. ultramarine strips of six (2), also 1935 Air 21/2p. on 3m. and 21/2p. on 5m. with Arabic letter missing mint, poor to fine. (54)
226 | £60
Ascension: 1935 Silver Jubilee 2d. irregular corner block of thirty, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 32, cat. £330+.
553 £190
China: Chinese Empire: Chinese Imperial Post: 1897 Surcharges on revenue stamp type 18 1c. on 3c., mint, faint toning at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 88, cat. £775. Photo.
832 £300
Falkland Islands: 1905 (Nov. 7) envelope addressed to Edward T. Biggs at Port Townsend, U.S.A. franked by 1904-12 1/2d., 1d.pair cancelled F.4C; 1913 (May) cover to Germany at 81/2d. 5oz. rate + 2d. registration paid by 1912-20 2d., 21/2d. and 6d. cancelled F.4E and with type 3 registration label. (2 covers) Photo.
1195 | £150
Guatemala: A collection of covers and cards in a folder, incl. a good range of censored covers, flown, commercial mail, etc. (101 items)
1581 £600
Sudan: 1897 Overprints on Egypt, a mint study of the six varieties, incl. 1m. to 5p. in strips of six and singles showing each variety (less 5p. type 3), the 5p. slate strip being marginal with plate no., also 1m. and 5m. with overprint inverted, etc., slightly mixed condition. (117) Photo.
227 | £60
Ascension: 1937 Coronation cover on registered advertising cover to St. Helena, 1942 registered cover to Glasgow bearing 1938-53 1s. showing frame re-entry, and 1945 registered military envelope to East Africa bearing 1938-53 perf. 131/2 1d. black and green (5) and 3d. black and ultramarine (5), the latter with some staining. (3)
554 £130
China: Chinese Empire: Chinese Imperial Post: 1897 Surcharges on revenue stamp type 18 1c. on 3c. mint, crease and some shortish perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 88, cat. £775. Photo.
833 £170
Falkland Islands: 1913, 1929, two incoming postcards addressed to Hill Cove, West Falklands, the first from Colwyn Bay to Tom Paice with family message and type F.6 Sept. 3 arrival c.d.s., the second to Stella Davis underpaid from Torquay bearing 1d. and with ''T/10'' hexagonal tax mark. Photo.
1197 £90
Hong Kong: 1912 (Mar. 15) envelope bearing K.E.VII 1c., 2c. (2), 4c. and 6c., all tied by ''HONGKONG UNIVERSITY/POST OFFICE'' c.d.s's. Photo.
1583 | £90
Sudan: 1901 to 1952, a selection of covers and cards, incl. postal stationery, cancellations, etc. (17 items)
228 | £85
Ascension: 1938-53 perf. 13 1/2d. black and violet, 1d. black and green, 11/2d. black and vermilion, 2d. black and red-orange, and 3d. black and grey complete unmounted mint sheets of sixty, the 1/2d. showing long centre bar to ''E'', and the 11/2d. 'davit' flaw, fine. S.G. 38b, ba, 39, 40b, ba, cat. £557.
555 £300
China: Chinese Empire: Chinese Imperial Post: 1897 Surcharges on revenue stamp type 18 1c. on 3c., type 19 2c. on 3c. (2), and type 21 2c. on 3c. used, mixed condition. S.G. 88, 89, 93, cat. £1,375. Photo.
834 £240
Falkland Islands: 1915 (Sept. 25) ''Field Service'' card addressed to Goose Green, cancelled by ''FIELD POST OFFICE/25 SP/15/4.X'', with Oct. 30 receiving mark on reverse, rare. Sent by a Falkland Island volunteer, A. McDonald and carried on the ''Orita''. Ex Heijtz. Photo.
1198 £110
Hong Kong: 1976 Girl Guides Diamond Jubilee $1.30 with variety light blue omitted, fine unmounted mint left marginal example. S.G. 355 var. Photo.
1584 £80
Sudan: 1903 5m. on 5pi. brown and green, variety surcharge inverted, fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. 29a, cat. £325. Photo.
229 | £70
Ascension: 1938-53 perf. 14 11/2d. black and rose-carmine complete unmounted mint sheets of sixty, showing 'davit' and 'cut mast and railings' flaws, fine. S.G. 40d, da, db, cat. £407.
556 £180
China: Chinese Empire: Chinese Imperial Post: 1897 Surcharges on revenue stamp type 19 4c. on 3c., used, shortish perfs. at right, otherwise fine. S.G. 90, cat. £850. Photo.
835 £380
Falkland Islands: 1917 cover to Alexandria, Egypt, franked by 1912-20 1d. tied by indistinct Port Stanley c.d.s., and with triangular ''PASSED BY CENSOR/Crown/No. 3147'' in red, with Alexandria receiving mark on the reverse, very scarce censored item, only one of which is recorded to Egypt. Photo.
1199 £1400
Hong Kong: A collection on leaves and loose, from 1862 incl. 1863-71 4c. mint block of six, 18c. used, K.G.VI unmounted mint blocks to 50c. block of twenty, 8c. unmounted mint sheets (3), Centenary 5c. sheets, interesting covers incl. 1941 Centenary f.d.c., 1945 (Aug.) with ''HONG KONG/1945/POSTAGE PAID'' boxed handstamp, 1945 Japanese Occupation overprinted set of three plus other Japanese stamps used in Hong Kong, 1946 (Apr. 8) cover with fifteen K.G.VI values, the first day of issue for the new colour $1, $2, $5 and $10, 1946 Victory illustrated f.d.c's (2), 1945 (Sept. 28) re-opening of Hong Kong P.O. (2 covers), 1945 (Nov.) Sheungwan and Wantsai covers, etc. Photo.
1585 £85
Sudan: 1931-37 15m. variety watermark sideways inverted, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 52aw, cat. £275. Photo.
230 £150
Ascension: 1938-53 2d. black and scarlet, perf. 14 in an unmounted mint block of four, one showing 'mountaineer' flaw [R. 4/4], fine. S.G. 41ca, cat. £275+. Photo.
557 £150
China: Chinese Republic: 1921 Air set mint (top value no gum) and used, 1929 Air set mint and used with a few extra shades, very mixed condition. S.G. 352-356, 384-388, cat. £1,390. Photo.
836 £200
Falkland Islands: 1920 Bank of England printed notification sent Jan. 8 from London as entire to Gustav Malmborg at Lafonia franked 11/2d. and redirected to Pebble Island additionally cancelled by F.6 ''28 MR/19'' with additional strike on reverse, somewhat creased and soiled but most unusual. Photo.
1200 | £230
Hong Kong: A K.E.VII to early Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. K.E.VII to $1 used, 1912-21 to $10 used, 1921-37 to $3 used, 1938-52 to both $10 used, 1941 Centenary set mint, etc., also range of British Post Offices in China with 1912-21 to $2 mint, mixed condition. (145)
1587 £120
Sudan: 1931-37 2p. variety watermark reversed, unmounted mint lower marginal example (hinged in selvedge), fine. S.G. 53ax, cat. £300. Photo.
232 £520
Ascension: 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Link 41/2p. showing OVERPRINT IN RED, RATHER THAN BLACK, unmounted mint, fine, normal stamp for comparison and photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (2015) for block of thirteen, and article from the London Philatelist Sept. 2018 reporting the background and circumstances of discovery of this modern rarity. A pane of 25 was discovered on Ascension in 1975, but only the whereabouts of thirteen are currently known. S.G. 192 var. Photo.
558 £380
China: 1963 Hwangshan Landscapes set unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 2124-2139, cat. £700. Photo.
837 £200
Falkland Islands: Ship Cancellations, 1925 'Wilson' envelope to Birmingham bearing upper right corner marginal 1d. block of four with fine central strikes of ''H.M.C.S. ''AFTERGLOW''/29 MAY 1925/POSTED ON BOARD'' double oval datestamp (SH SC.5), clean vertical cover folds. Photo.
1201 | £160
Hong Kong: A mint K.G.VI collection on leaves, incl. 1938-52 set with most shades, perfs. and printings, 1948 Silver Wedding 10c. pair, one with spur on ''N'', $10, etc., mainly fine. (74)
1588 £400
Sudan: 1931-37 21/2p. variety watermark reversed, left marginal block of four, fine mint. S.G. 53dx, cat. £1,100+. Photo.
233 | £2000
Ascension: A specialised mint and used collection on leaves, issues from 1922 to 1988 with a good range of listed varieties and minor plate flaws, re-entries, shades, 1924-33 11/2d., 4d., 6d., 8d., 1s. all with 'torn flag' mint, 4d., 5d., 8d., 1s. 'cleft rock' mint, 1s. 'broken mainmast' mint, 1935 Silver Jubilee 11/2d. 'kite and horizontal log' mint (2), 5d. 'kite and vertical log' mint, 1938-53 perf. 131/2 1/2d. with long bar to ''E'' mint, 11/2d. 'davit' flaws (7, various printings) and 'cut mast and railings', 2d. 'mountaineer' flaw mint, large K.G.VI multiples, etc., some toning in earlier issues, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
559 £110
China: 1967 Mao Tse-tung's 'Talks on Literature and Art' set, fine used. S.G. 2359-2361, cat. £475. Photo.
838 £95
Falkland Islands: Ship Cancellations, ''H.M.C.S. ''AFTERGLOW'' double oval, virtually complete strike ''23 MAY 1926'' on 1921-28 1/2d. block of four, also part strike ''EC 1923'' on ''WAR STAMP'' 1d., mainly fine. Heijtz SC.5. Photo.
1204 | £230
Hong Kong: Forgeries: A selection of Q.V. on leaves, incl. mainly Spiro with 16c., 18c. and 30c. complete sheet of twenty-five, etc. (144)
1591 £80
Sudan: 1931-37 71/2p. variety watermark inverted and reversed, fine mint. S.G. 57by, cat. £275. Photo.
236 | £300
Ascension: A mainly mint selection in a stockbook, from 1922 to 1953, incl. 1924-33 1d. grey-black and bright blue-green mint, 11/2d. 'broken mast' used, 6d. 'torn flag' used (crease), 1934 1d. and 2s. with 'teardrops' flaw mint, 1935 Silver Jubilee sets mint (3) and registered f.d.c's (2), 1938-53 1/2d. black and violet blocks of four (2) and eight, 1d. black and green, 1d. black and yellow-orange corner blocks of four (2) and eight, also several mint positional blocks of various values. (100s)
560 £150
China: 1967 Our Great Teacher 10f., fine mint. S.G. 2369, cat. £550. Photo.
839 £150
Falkland Islands: 1931 (Aug. 11) K.G.V 1d. letter card used internally from Charles Hansen on Carcass Island to the Manager of the F.I.C. in Stanley, uncancelled. It is believed that cancellation of the letter cards was, at least on occasion, deemed unnecessary at the P.O., the cards considered not to be reusable once delivered and the border removed. Photo.
1206 | £580
Hong Kong: A Q.V. selection used in Chinese Treaty Ports or Yokohama, incl. Amoy, Swatow with 1880 10c. on 12c., 1882-96 10c. dull mauve, Ningpo with 1863-71 2c. brown, etc., also Wei Hai Wei fiscals, etc., mixed condition. (62)
1594 £190
Sudan: 1935 Air 15m. on 10m. black and carmine variety surcharge double, mint, heavy hinge and light horizontal wrinkle, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (1956). S.G. 68a, cat. £1,000. Photo.
239 | £230
Australian States: A mainly unused selection, incl. New South Wales, Tasmania, Western Australia, postcards, etc. (43 items)
561 £210
China: 1968 Revolutionary Literature and Art set (1st issue), fine mint. S.G. 2387-2392, cat. £700. Photo.
840 £180
Falkland Islands: 1932 (June 11) formula registered envelope to U.S.A., bearing 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' 4d. (2) tied by PS.1Av2 c.d.s's showing curly ''32'' and with type 6B registration label. Perkins type D.3, latest recorded date of use. Photo.
1207 £90
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: 1922-27 10c. bright ultramarine with variety watermark inverted, a few minute red marks on gum, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 23w, cat. £300. Photo.
1595 £260
Sudan: 1935 Air 21/2p. on 5m. black and green, variety surcharge inverted, mint, fine. B.P.A. certificate (1969). S.G. 70c, cat. £1,000. Photo.
240 £100
Australian States: New South Wales: Officials: 1879-85 perf. 10 8d. yellow, mint, one or two small creases, otherwise fine, good colour. B.P.A. certificate (2019). S.G. 10a, cat. £500. Photo.
562 £260
China: 1968 Revolutionary Literature and Art set (2nd issue), fine mint. S.G. 2393-2395, cat. £800. Photo.
841 £100
Falkland Islands: 1934 (July 2) ''POST OFFICE/(crown)/FALKLAND ISLANDS'' (PSO.5) and ''FALKLAND ISLANDS/OFFICIAL/PAID'' (PSO.4) markings with PS.1B despatch c.d.s. on O.H.M.S. envelope to London, scarce. Heijtz cat £400+. Photo.
1211 £60
Hungary: 1932 Madonna set, 1p. and 10p. mint, 2p. and 5p. unmounted, fine. S.G. 531-34 cat. £500. Photo.
1596 £60
Sudan: 1938 Air 5m. on 21/2p. variety watermark sideways inverted and 3p. on 71/2p. variety watermark inverted and reversed, mint, the first with toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 74w, 76ay, cat. £370. Photo.
242 £1550
Australian States: Western Australia: 1898 De La Rue Archive page (158 x 240mm) bearing four imperforate proofs of the 2d. in orange, brown, yellow-orange and yellow repectively, two proofs affected by horizontal folds. This Appendix was submitted on April 4 1898 showing the top two stamps only, following the request by the colony for a change of colour for the 2d. to a bright orange, as much unlike the 5d. straw as possible. The other two were added on the April 6, because the secretary considered the original submission did not meet colonial wishes. The third stamp was selected by the Agent General on the April 7. Two proofs affected by horizontal folds. A unique piece, illustrated on page 9121 of ''The De la Rue Collection''. Photo.
564 £260
China: 1980 Year of the Monkey 8f., fine used. S.G. 2968, cat. £750. Photo.
843 £550
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, ''Graf Spee'' internees mail, 1942 (June 9, Aug. 4) two stampless covers to Buenos Aires with Isla Martín García despatch c.d.s., red boxed ''FRANCHISE POSTALE/Convention Postale Universelle-Art.49§2'' handstamp and sender's endorsement on flap, also eight incoming covers sent from Germany between Feb. 2 1940 and 1942 addressed to Embassy in Buenos Aires (2) or Consulate in Córdoba (6), one stampless and charged, another franked 25pf., the others at airmail 175pf. rate, censored by German authorities except two. Photo.
1213 £260
India: 1854 4a. indigo and red, Second printing, Head Die II, Frame Die I, close to large margins, cancelled horizontal bars on small piece, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2018). S.G. 19, cat. £700. Photo.
1597 £240
Sudan: 1938 Airs, perf. 111/2 x 121/2 3pi. on 31/2pi., fine mint. S.G. 75a, cat. £750. Photo.
243 £95
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark 5s. grey and yellow, mint, almost imperceptibly mounted, well centred, minor corner crease and one or two minor tone spots on gum, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 13, cat. £450. Photo.
567 | £480
China: An unmounted mint selection from the 1960s to the 1980s, incl. 1964 Yenan Shrine set, 1965 Chingkand Mountains set, 1972 10th Anniversary of Edict on Physical Culture set, 1980 Qi Bashi set, 1981 Year of the Cock 8f. lower marginal block of four, 1983 Terracotta Warriors miniature sheets (2, one from booklet), 1984 Tang Dynasty Paintings miniature sheet (minor crease), etc., mainly fine. (70)
844 £110
Falkland Islands: 1939 Battle of the River Plate, Internees Mail, 1942 (June 10) Argentine Red Cross postage free printed postcard with two light strikes of Isla Martin Garcia c.d.s, to the Red Cross International Prisoners of War Agency in Geneva notifying the escape of Lt. (Ing.) Graff Harthmouth in Aug. 1940, archival punched holes at left and handstamp. Between April 1940 and the end of 1941, all but six of the Graf Spee officers, and about 200 technical NCOs, absconded from internment and returned to Germany where the majority served in the U-boat Arm. Argentine naval connivance was suspected but never proved. Photo.
1214 £1350
India: 1854-55 4a. Head Die III or IIIA, Frame Die I, used on 1856 cover to London, heavily cancelled by ''96'' in diamond of bars, small fault at top-right, tear at left, with London Paid and boxed ''INDIA PAID'' both in red. Photo.
1598 £200
Sudan: 1938 Airs, perf. 111/2 x 121/2 3pi. on 71/2pi., fine mint. S.G. 76b, cat. £750. Photo.
244 £300
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark 10s. grey and pink, unmounted mint, well centred, slightly short perf. at right and very lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 14, B.W. 47, cat. $7,500. Photo.
568 | £2400
China: An extensive collection in two albums, incl. local posts with Shanghai, Amoy, Chefoo, Chungking, Foochow, Hankow, Ichang and Kewkiang, Chinese Empire with 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. and 3ca. used, range of small Dragons, 1897 type 18 1c. on 3c. mint and used, type 21 2c. on 3c. mint and used, 1897 to 50c. used, 1900-06 to $2 used, 1913-33 range of shades and printings to $5 used (4), some mint with 30c. strip of three, 1921 Air 15c. mint, used (3), 30c. mint, used (3), 45c. mint and used, 60c. used, 1932 North-West Scientific Expedition set used, 1933 Tan Yen-Kai set used, 1936 New Life set mint, range of inflation issues, Chinese Provinces with Manchuria, Sinkiang, Szechwan, Yunnan, Communist China with regional issues, People's Republic sets mainly used, some mint with 1980 Qi Bashi set, also Japanese Occupation, French Post Offices in, Russian Post Offices in, range of postage dues with 1904 overprint set mint (less 2c.), etc., later to 2008, mixed condition. (many 100s)
845 £140
Falkland Islands: 1943 (July 17) stampless O.A.S. cover from Pte. J. Robinson of the 11th West Yorks. Regt. to his wife in Leeds, countersigned at lower left, with violet crowned circle censor's cachet no. 4428, and red Maritime Mail marking, with enclosed ten page letter headed ''FALKLAND ISLAND FCS'' and with Oct. 21 receiving note. Photo.
1215 £3200
India: 1856 (ca.) ''EAST INDIA POSTAGE/HALF ANNA'' composite essay with handpainted oval frame and head, mounted on engine turned background all in green and Chinese white, design with hand-drawn 'perforated' surround measuring 56 x 64mm on paper 91 x 100mm, endorsed ''36% Large'' and mounted on large board with remnants of 1856-64 1/2a. blue imperforate sheet at top, the remaining impressions with varying degrees of damage, and ''DESIGN/Dept. DE LA RUE'' label affixed at foot. A unique, attractive item of great character. Photo.
1599 £220
Sudan: 1938 Airs, perf. 111/2 x 121/2 5pi. on 10pi., fine mint. S.G. 77b, cat. £750. Photo.
245 £260
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark 10s. grey and pink, fine used. S.G. 14, cat. £700. Photo.
569 | £1950
China: A mint and used collection in six binders incl. range of regional issues, range of earlier sets mainly used, also mint with 1959 National Games set, 1961 40th Anniversary set (less 8f.), 1965 Chinkang Mountains set, 1966 Sun Yat-Sent 8f., 1967 18th Anniversary of People's Republic 8f., 1968 Mao's Youth 8f., 1968 Yangtse Bridge set, 1971 Afro-Asian Friendship set unmounted, 1972 30th Anniversary of Yenan Forum set unmounted, 1972 10th Anniversary of Physical Culture set unmounted, 1972 Merchant Shipping set unmounted, 1972 Giant Panda set, 1973 Revolutionary Ballet set, 1976 Completion of 4 Year Plan set, reprints, postage dues, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
846 £290
Falkland Islands: 1976 Alpha Kilo Crash cover, waterstained envelope to Stanley, flap resealed and adhesive reaffixed by adhesive tape, cancelled Port Stanley ''19 OC/76''. On Oct. 14 1976 the De-Havilland-3 Beaver aircraft VP-FAK capsized on landing in Mare Harbour, the pilot being drowned but mail salvaged and datestamped. Photo.
1216 £3200
India: 1856 (ca.) ''EAST INDIA POSTAGE/ONE ANNA''and ''EAST INDIA POSTAGE/HALF ANNA'' handpainted essays on paper (250 x 130mm), the former with head and frame in red and ochre endorsed ''A pattern/35%'' below, the latter of oval frame in blue and endorsed ''B'', both showing hand-drawn 'perforated' surround and also showing at right two examples of rosette machine turned backgrounds, one in deep green numbered ''1579'' with endorsement ''A/large'', the other in deep blue numbered ''2775'' and marked ''B'' with ''DESIGN/Dept. DE LA RUE'' handstamp at upper right. A highly attractive, unique item. Photo.
1600 £160
Sudan: 1940 5m. on 10m., a mint study, comprising 'malmime' single, in marginal block of eight, marginal block of nine, two dots omitted in marginal pair, marginal block of four, short 'mim' single, in block of eight, corner block of six, broken 'lam' in pair, block of six, lower marginal block of four, inserted ''S'' in marginal strip of three, many unmounted, slightly mixed condition. (55) Photo.
246 £1700
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark £1 brown and ultramarine, unmounted mint, centred slightly to right, fine. S.G. 15, B.W. 51, cat. $17,500. Photo.
570 | £980
China: A collection in two binders, from 1912 to 1949, incl. 1912 overprints selection, 1912 Commemoration values to 50c. mint and used, 1913 values to $5 mint and $20 used with wide range of printings, 1929 Unification $1 used, 1929 State Burial $1 used, 1933 Tan Yen-Kai $1 used, 1936 New Life set mint, 1938-41 values to $20 mint and used, 1942 Express Letter (-) used, 1944 Refugees Fund miniature sheet mint, postage dues, range of Chinese Provinces, etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
847 £80
Falkland Islands: 1977 (Nov.) commercial cover (unsealed) with airmail etiquette to Gloucestershire from Cape Pembroke airfield first flight, franked at second class 1/2oz. airmail rate by Flowers 6p. cancelled PS.3 and with special cachet blacked out by obliterating handstamp (non-philatelic mail thus treated, caused by the delayed opening). SH PS.AIR.3 v1. Photo.
1218 £55
India 1937-40 3a.6p. bright blue, variety watermark inverted, fine used. S.G. 254w, cat. £250. Photo.
1602 | £150
Sudan: A mainly used collection on leaves, incl. 1935 Gordon set, 1941 Palm set, 1948 to 50p., Officials with 1938-46 set, 1948 to 50p., etc. (few 100s)
247 £320
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark £1 brown and ultramarine, used, thinning and creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. 15, cat. £2,500. Photo.
571 £500
China: A selection of miniature sheets, unmounted mint and used, with issues to the 2000s, incl. 1979 Great Wall mint, 1980 Lotus Paintings unmounted mint (creasing), 1981-82 Twelve Beauties unmounted mint, 1983 Western Chamber unmounted mint, 1984 Tang Dynasty Paintings unmounted mint, etc., mainly fine. (100s) Photo.
848 £200
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, (Mar. 27) envelope from South Georgia to Port Stanley franked by Dependencies 5p. tied by rare SG21 c.d.s. (in use for one week only) with additional strike and large St. Andrews Bay Mar. 18 dated cachet at left. Also printed message from Deputy Postmaster R.K. Headland inserted when forwarded from London, explaining that the item had been carried in hand luggage whilst a prisoner of Argentina, rare. Ex Bound. Photo.
1219 £500
India: 1948 Gandhi set used on illustrated first day cover, cancelled ''TAJ MAHAL/BOMBAY/15 AUG 48'' datestamps, the adhesives apparently stuck to tissue paper before adhesion to envelope, fine. Photo.
1603 £80
Sudan: Officials: 1902 1m. brown and pink variety overprint inverted, fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (1989). S.G. O3c, cat. £350. Photo.
248 £550
Australia: 1913-14 First Watermark £2 black and rose, fine used with dubious cancellation. S.G. 16, cat. £4,000. Photo.
572 | £1450
China: An accumulation on leaves and loose, incl. 1897 small figures 1/2c. on 3ca., 8c. on 6c. mint, 1923 Adoption set mint, 1928 Assumption $1 mint, Provinces, some covers and cards, etc. (100s)
849 £180
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict (Apr. 7) locally addressed cover franked Mail Ships 5p. crossed by biro strokes, with type I c.d.s. at left; (Apr. 13) commercial local cover to Agricultural Dept. with type II (type 1) c.d.s. and unusually uncancelled Mail Ships 5p.; (Apr. 22) airmail envelope to Buenos Aires bearing Shipwrecks 5p. cancelled by biro strokes and Argentine 1,000p. Antarctic Treaty by type II (type 2) c.d.s. (3 covers) Photo.
1222 £150
India: 1978 Deendayal Upadayaya 25p. unlisted variety showing mouth open and teeth showing, used, one or two minor wrinkles, with normal mint example for comparison. S.G. 888 var. Photo.
1605 | £350
Sudan: Officials: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1900 5m. block of four, 1901 1m. (3, one with punctures upright, one inverted, and one reversed), 1903-12 watermark Quatrefoil 10p. with malformed ''O'', watermark Crescent to 10p., 1p. (in pair) with malformed ''O'', 1913-22 to 10p. unmounted, 1922 to 10m., 1927-30 to 10p., 1936-46 to 20p. with both papers, 1948 to 50p. unmounted, 1m. to 15m. with 'nun' flaw in unmounted control blocks of six, 1951 to 50pt. unmounted, etc., slightly mixed condition. (162)
249 £1100
Australia: 1913 First Watermark £2 black and rose, Sperati forgery 'used', with ''SPERATI REPRODUCTION'' stamped on reverse with ''35'' in manuscript, rare. Photo.
573 | £1750
China: A collection on leaves, incl. 1885-88 Small Dragon selection to 5ca. used, 1894 Birthday values to 9ca. (2) used, 1897 surcharges selection with 2c. on 3ca. mauve and 10c. on 9ca. green mint, values to 10c. on 9ca. green (2) and 30c. on 24c. used, 1897 values to 50c. used, 1898 to $1 used, 1900-06 to $2 used, postage dues with 1904 set used, some forgeries, etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
851 | £420
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, selection of Argentinian forces covers and air letters in a folder, incl. incoming mail, boxed ''CORRESPONDENCIA DEL SOLDADO/SIN CARGO'' (4), 11p. old type aerogrammes (4), etc. (55 items)
1224 | £1850
India: A collection in an album, incl. 1854 1/2a. used (6), 1s. unused (die I), used (12, one on cover), 1854-55 4a. used (5, one cut to shape), 1854 2a. green unused, used (5), 1856-64 1/2a. block of four mint, 1866 6s. used (3), 1882-90 to 1r. mint and used, 1895 to 5r. mint, 1902-11 values to 1r. mint and 10r. used, 25r. with fine telegraphic cancellation, 1911-23 to 25r. used, 1926-33 to 25r. used, 2a. tête-bêche block of eight unmounted mint, 1937-40 to 25r. used, range of officials, etc., also wide range of Convention states with Chamba Gwalior, Jind and Patiala, and Feudatory states from Alwar to Travancore, Portuguese India, mixed condition. (100s)
1606 £240
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: 1905 (Jan.) Watermark Mult. Star and Crescent, Overprint horizontal 1m., fine mint. R.P.S. certificate (1967). S.G. A2, cat. £600. Photo.
250 £260
Australia: 1915 Second Watermark 2s. brown, unmounted mint, centred left, lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 29, B.W. 36, cat. $8,500. Photo.
574 | £80
China: A selection of presentation packs from the 1990s to the 2000s. (58)
853 | £520
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers etc. in a carton with f.d.c's from 1935 to 2005 incl. 1948 Silver Wedding, 1971 (4) and 1972 (2) definitives, other covers incl. 1960-66 and 1968 (2) sets and interesting commercial variously rated incl. two 1908 postcards incoming from Argentina to Roy Cove, 1934 'Panton' underpaid to Cayman Islands, 1941 censored to U.S.A., registered, airmails, Dependencies and B.A.T., etc., chiefly good to fine.
1225 | £120
India: A small selection, incl. Q.V. West India Postage' 4a. imperforate essays in brown and red, some States, also Muscat, etc. (193)
1607 £95
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: 1905 (Nov.) Watermark Quatrefoil 1m. brown and purple, fine mint. R.P.S. (1950) and B.P.A. (2011) certificates. S.G. A4, cat. £225. Photo.
251 £580
Australia: 1915 Second Watermark 5s. grey and yellow upper right corner example, unmounted mint (mounted in selvedge), centred right, folded along perfs. and through selvedge, otherwise fine. Ceremuga certificate (2006). S.G. 30, B.W. 43, cat. $6,500. Photo.
575 | £230
China: A collection of f.d.c's in eighteen albums, from the 1970s to the 2000s, also some earlier covers. (100s)
854 | £120
Falkland Islands: A collection of Departmental Cachets in two albums, plus some loose, with a comprehensive coverage of the majority of Government Department sub groups as listed in the FIPSG Monograph 7 and its subsequent updates, with approaching a quarter of the top two rarity classifications as listed in the 6th edition of the Heijtz catalogue. (100s)
1226 £980
India: 1831 entire letter written and signed by Ram Mohan Roy, 'Maker of Modern India', sent within London from ''125 Regent Street/June 2d 1831'' to Rev. Robert Aspland (1782-1845) in Hackney, with handstruck ''2'', red datestamps on reverse with annotations from a previous owner recording that he had been given the letter by Aspland himself, some repaired separation along folds. In the three page letter Roy responds to recent invitations, apologizing that his state of health will preclude him from attending the Unitarians' Anniversary meeting in Hull but promising a visit later in the year. Visionary religious, social and educational reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy (1772-1833) was one of the founders of the Brahmo Sabha, the monotheistic reformist movement of the Hindu religion that played a major part in the 'Bengal Renaissance' that continued through the work of Rabindranath Tagore and other major figures. Among his many achievements, his work toward the Bengal Sati Regulation of 1829, rendering the practice illegal, has been perhaps the most praised. Photo.
1608 £250
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: 1906-11 1m. brown and carmine, type A 14mm spacing, fine mint. S.G. A5, cat. £700. Photo.
252 £270
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark 10s., unmounted mint, well centred, creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. 43, B.W. 48, cat. $2,750. Photo.
576 | £130
China: Foreign Post Offices: A selection incl. Hong Kong, British P.O's, Chinese Expeditionary Forces, German P.O's, French Indo-China, Macau, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
855 | £110
Falkland Islands: A K.G.VI (8) to Q.E.II selection of covers, cards, etc. incl. later with 1950 underpaid registered to U.S.A. with 10c. postage due, Graham Land 1946 to Sir Allan Cardinall franked 1d., Fox Bay cancellations incl. f.d.c's with 1978 Mailships gutter pairs to £3, aerogrammes, etc. (86)
1227 £190
India: 1860 (Sept. 16) cover, registered from Cochin to Bombay, franked by 1855 4a. black and 8a. carmine, tied by ''130'' in diamond of dots, part framed ''REGISTERED No.'' in red with ''COCHIN'' datestamp below. Photo.
1609 £350
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: 1906-11 1m. brown and carmine, type B 12mm spacing, variety overprint inverted, fine mint. S.G. A6b, cat. £800. Photo.
253 £1050
Australia: 1915-28 Third Watermark £1 chocolate and dull blue upper marginal example, unmounted mint (mounted in selvedge), centred to lower right, some imperfections, fine appearance. S.G. 44, B.W. 52, cat. $17,500. Photo.
578 £260
Cocos (Keeling) Islands: 1951 (Jan.) G.B. 1s. Air Rate cover flown to Singapore, with oval cachet and manuscript ''COCOS IS 16/4/51 PER Frigate'' on arrival, minor cover faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
856 | £130
Falkland Islands: An extensive and interesting accumulation of covers etc. contained in a carton, mainly post 1982 with internal mail, registered, airmails, incoming, underpaid, O.H.M.S., postal forms and documents, postal stationery incl. duplicated unused, military mail, also some stamps mainly mint, mostly good to fine.
1228 | £210
India: 1870 to 1955, a selection of covers and cards in three small folders, incl. flown covers, postal stationery, a few States with Jammu and Kashmir 1891 1/2a. stationery card with 1887-94 1/4a. brown, both with ''NOWGONG'' squared circles, with pen and ink drawing of a cat and a steaming kettle on the reverse, etc. (89 items)
1610 £150
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: 1906-11 watermark Crescent 5m. vertical pair with lower stamp variety overprint double,fine mint S.G. A9a, cat. £400. Photo.
254 £230
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark £1 chocolate and dull blue, used, corner creases and short perfs. at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 44, cat. £1,600. Photo.
579 £200
Cocos (Keeling) Islands: 1951 QANTAS Survey Flight, long commercial envelope from Aldershot, franked 4d. surface rate but forwarded by the Singapore P.O. to Darwin to be flown to the Island as there were no ships scheduled to visit the Island group. With clear dark ''top copy'' label (as opposed to the pale carbon copy) on blue paper ''QANTAS/SURVEY FLIGHT/CATALINA/VH-EBA/DARWIN-COCOS/VIA DJAKARTA'' on the reverse, tied by one on three ''C. & W. LTD/30 MAY 51/COCOS'' type 2 datestamps, minor cover faults, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
857 £210
Falkland Islands: New Island: 1912 (Jan. 27) unsealed cover addressed to Mrs G.W. Carey in Stanley bearing 1912-20 2d. deep purple tied by light strike of N.2 c.d.s. backdated. B.P.A. certificate (1977) as genuine. Photo.
1231 | £290
India: A collection of postmarks in a stockbook, incl. early numerals, towns, T.P.O's, Used Abroad (Aden, Burma, Abadan, Bagdad, Bushire, Goa, Singapore, Zanzibar), range of military strikes with scarce Burma Field Force No. 1, F.P.O. No. 3 and 13, also later Iraq, F.P.O's and East Africa A.P.O's. (250+)
1611 £190
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: 1906-11 watermark Crescent 5m. vertical pair with lower stamp variety overprint double, one diagonal, fine mint with the variety unmounted. B.P.A. certificate (1956). S.G. A9, ab, cat. £355. Photo.
255 £1500
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark £2 purple-black and pale rose, unmounted mint, centred to upper-right fine, scarce. Ceremuga (2011) and Raybaudi (2000) certificates. S.G. 45, B.W. 56, cat. $20,000. Photo.
580 £320
Colombia: 1840 (Feb. 28) cover from Colombia to London, manuscript ''3/-'' and ''2/3'' rate marks, also handstruck ''3'', also a fine strike of the scarce ''CARTHAGENA'' fleuron in brown, type TR2, also red oval ''BOGOTA'', with Kingston and London datestamps on the reverse. Photo.
858 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Operation Tabarin: 1944 (Feb. 5) envelope addressed by Lt. Victor Marchesi, master of the ''William Scoresby'', from Deception Island to Dr. J. Hamilton, chief Government censor during World War II, in Port Stanley bearing full South Shetlands Overprint set cancelled by first day B1 c.d.s's; (Dec. 5) envelope addressed to North Arm, East Falkland bearing Overprint 1s. pair cancelled B1 with Stanley Dec. 15 arrival on reverse. (2 items)
1234 £1800
Indian Convention States: Jind: Officials: 1937-40 10r. purple and claret, fine used. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. O72, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1612 £450
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: 1906-11 watermark Crescent 5m. variety overprint double, one inverted. B.P.A. certificate (1966). S.G. A9e, cat. £1,800. Photo.
257 £260
Australia: 1923-24 Third Watermark £1 grey, unmounted mint, centred left, fine. S.G. 75, B.W. 53, cat. $3,750. Photo.
582 | £380
Colombia: An accumulation of covers and cards from 1892 to 1958 in two folders, incl. flown covers with SCADTA items, a very good range of W.W.I and W.W.II censored mail, etc. (207 items)
859 £180
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Operation Tabarin: 1944 (Mar. 23) envelope franked Graham Land 1/2d. pair neatly cancelled A1 c.d.s's, addressed to Austin Cathie in the Port Stanley Legal Office, carried on the ''William Scoresby'' in the second mail from Base A with Apr. 8 arrival backstamp, scarce commercial item. Photo.
1235 £1000
Indian Feudatory States: Charkhari: 1939-40 1a. on 1r. chestnut, mint, minor creasing and one or two mild spots of toning on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 56, cat. £2,250. R.P.S. certificate (2018). Photo.
1613 £110
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: 1906-11 10p. black and mauve, mint, some toning, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1954). S.G. A13, cat. £600. Photo.
258 £65
Australia: 1923-24 Third Watermark £1 grey, fine used. S.G. 75, cat. £350. Photo.
585 | £250
Costa Rica: A collection of covers and cards in two folders, incl. a good range of censored covers, flown, commercial mail, etc. (162 items)
861 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Operation Tabarin: 1945 (Feb. 3) envelope to U.S.A., marked for registration but deleted, carried on both the ''Fitzroy'' and ''William Scoresby'', bearing Graham Land 9d. cancelled A1, with Port Stanley Feb. 16 transit and return address of Mrs. A.A. Felton at Spring Point Station on West Falkland. Photo.
1236 £700
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: 1943 Maharaa Kerala Varma II watermark 8a.4p. green, mint, some gum disturbance and minor creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. 85b, cat. £2,750. Photo.
1614 | £260
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: A mint selection, incl. Army 1905 ''ARMY'' reading up 1d. se-tenant pair unmounted, ''ARMY'' reading down 1m., 1906-11 watermark Crescent to 5p. watermark Quatrefoil 2p. to 10p., 1913-22 to both 5p., etc., slightly mixed condition. (24)
259 £420
Australia: 1929-30 Small Multiple Watermark 10s. grey and pink left marginal example, unmounted mint, centred slightly low, fine. S.G. 112, B.W. 49, cat. $3,000. Photo.
589 | £180
Cuba: A collection of covers and cards in two folders, incl. a good range of censored covers, flown, commercial mail, etc. (141 items)
862 £320
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Operation Tabarin: 1945 (Feb. 4) matched pair of registered covers from Graham Land during the second season of Operation Tabarin, one bearing Overprinted 1/2d. (2, one with centre in blue-black shade), 2d., 3d. and 9d., the other with 1d. (2), 4d., 6d. and 1s. cancelled by Port Lockroy A1 c.d.s's and both with scarce type 11A (''NEW ISLAND'' erased) registration label in use for five months only, the majority of known examples being on mail from the Dependencies (nine from Graham Land), Port Stanley Feb. 21 transit on reverse. Photo.
1237 | £650
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: A collection on leaves, incl. 1942-44 type 22 9p. on 3a. mint, 1943 watermark 8a 1a. mint, watermark 27 1a. mint, 1943 watermark 8a 3p. on 4p. mint, 1946-48 2a. unused, 1948-50 2a. unused, 1949 9p. on 1a. used (cancellation not guaranteed), Officials with 1942-43 4p. unused, 1943 9p. on 1a.8p. mint, watermark 27 3p. on 4p. and 3p. on 1a. unused, 1943-44 4p. mint, 1948-49 3a.4p. die II unused, etc., mixed condition. (109)
1615 £95
Swaziland: 1968 INDEPENDENCE 1/2c., variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 142a, cat. £425. Photo.
260 £110
Australia: 1929-30 Small Multiple Watermark 10s. grey and pink, fine used. S.G. 112, cat. £500. Photo.
590 £160
Cyprus: 1863 Sailor's concession envelope, from a R. Floyd, Steward on H.M.S. Surprise and countersigned, franked by 1856-58 1d. tied by London ''23'' barred oval, with London Jan. 18 transit and Tavistock arrival on the reverse, cover faults but scarce. H.M.S. ''Surprise'' was anchored off Larnaca from Jan. 7-10 and then sailed to Beirut. Photo.
864 £120
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Operation Tabarin: 1945 (Feb. 21) envelope from South Orkneys, addressed by Dr. Eric Back to his mother in Hampshire franked 2d. tied by fine C1 and self-censored by Back with initials at lower left. Photo.
1238 £200
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: Officials: 1938-44 type O11 6p. red brown, used, fine. S.G. O53a, cat. £650. Photo.
1621 £230
Thailand: 1918 cover addressed to a B.E.F. nurse at Salonika, redirected to Malta and onward to London, franked by 3s. green (2, three further stamps lost in transit), showing ''FOUND/OPEN/(OR TORN)/OFFICIALLY/SECURED'' label with ''FIELD POST OFFICE/G.X'' c.d.s. and another strike below, showing red octagonal censor mark and Italian censor label with red censor cachet to Bologna, a similar cachet in black below on treverse, oval ''CONTROLE/6/Par l'AUTORITE MILITAIRE'' cachet and Greek triangular ''NO'' censor and ''ARMY POST OFFICE/H.D.1'' of Malta. An unusual, interesting item. Photo.
261 £1500
Australia: 1929-30 Small Multiple Watermark £2 black and rose, unmounted mint, centred low, tiny crease at top, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 114, B.W. 57, cat. $20,000. Photo.
591 £80
Cyprus: 1880 1/2d. plate 12 used with ''974'' of Kyrenia, and plate 15 used with ''942'' of Larnaca (2) and ''975'' of Limassol. S.G. 1, cat. £580. Photo.
865 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Operation Tabarin: 1946 (Jan. 16) envelope from the first mail after renaming of the Operation as the ''Falkland Islands Dependency Survey'', addressed to New York (locally redirected) from Port Lockroy with Graham Land 1/2d. and 1d. pair cancelled A1 (with irregularly set date line), Port Stanley Jan. 22 transit on reverse, scarce date. Photo.
1239 £2800
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: Officials: 1942-43 type 10 21/4a. green, fine mint. S.G. O56c, cat. £4,000. Photo.
1622 | £380
Thailand: An accumulation on leaves and loose, incl. 1907 Fiscal 10t. used, 1918 Victory 5b. mint (imperfections at top), range of covers and cards with 1931 Zeppelin well travelled postcard via Denmark Morocco, New Zealand and Thailand, duplicated air letters, etc. (100s)
262 £320
Australia: 1929-30 Small Multiple Watermark £2 black and rose, fine used. S.G. 114, cat. £750. Photo.
596 £180
Cyprus: 1880 1s. green plate 13, fine used with ''942'' of Larnaca. S.G. 6, cat. £475. Photo.
869 £350
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Operation Tabarin: 1947 (Nov.) Falklands 3d. postal stationery registered envelope with added 1d. strip of three and type 9C registration label, addressed by Terence Binnie to Eric Back in Hampshire containing original letter, 27 stamped covers (all addressed to Back) and 16 stamps. A rare commercial treble registered rate cover. Photo.
1240 £650
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: Officials: 1943 type 20 ''NINE PIES'' on 11/2a. purple, unused, toned on reverse, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2018). S.G. O57, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1624 £250
Togo: Early letter headed ''Togo June 1st 1832'', without outer sheet, written and signed by whaling captain George Hobron Jr. of the ''Commodore Perry'' to his employers, Messrs. N. & W.W. Billings at New London, Connecticut with receiver's filing note, Hobron reporting that he and his crew are well, have had favourable seas and ''Some days ago we took a Small Sperm Whale,'' some staining but a very early item from the notorious 'Slave Coast'. Photo.
263 £220
Australia: 1931-36 Watermark Crown C of A 10s. grey and pink, unmounted mint, small crease and short perf. at top right, otherwise fine. S.G. 136, B.W. 50, cat. $2,750. Photo.
600 £110
Cyprus: 1915 (May 14) firm's printed envelope from Larnaca to Switzerland, bearing 1912-15 1pi. rose-red and blue, tied by ''LARNACA'' c.d.s., and showing a good strike of the framed ''MARTIAL LAW/PASSED CENSOR/CYPRUS'' in violet, rare. Photo.
870 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946 Thick Map 1/2d. showing variety extra island with Thin Map 21/2d. used together on 1950 (Dec. 14) philatelic cover from South Georgia addressed to U.S.A. S.G. G1aa, G11b. Photo.
1241 £170
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: Officials: 1943 overprint type 21 watermark type 8a 3p. on 4p., fine mint. R.P.S. certificate (2018). S.G. O63, cat. £375. Photo.
1629 | £230
Tonga: Official Mail: 1894 to 2008, a collection in an album, on leaves and loose, incl. 1896 (July 17) stampless O.H.T.M.S. envelope addressed to Sydney with good impression of Government Frank, Nukualofa. c.d.s. showing missing year date alongside, 1896 (Mar. 31) stampless O.H.T.M.S. envelope addressed to Sydney with light impression of Government Frank, Nukualofa. c.d.s. showing missing year date alongside and boxed ''PACKET BOAT'', 1908 (Aug. 12) inter island envelope from Nukualofa to Vavau, etc. (108 items)
264 £400
Australia: 1931-36 Watermark Crown C of A £1 grey, unmounted mint, centred to upper right, fine. S.G. 137, B.W. 54, cat. $3,250. Photo.
601 | £380
Cyprus: A used selection of Q.V. to K.G.V issues incl. Q.V. watermark Crown CA values to 48pi. and watermark Crown CC values to 4pi., 1881 both 1/2d. on 1pi., also two Turkish stamps cancelled ''942'' of Larnaca. Stated to cat. £1,000+. (40)
871 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946 Thick Map 1/2d. showing variety missing ''I'' with Thin Map 2d. used together on 1952 (Jan. 30) philatelic cover from South Georgia addressed to U.S.A. S.G. G1b, G11. Photo.
1242 £300
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: Officials: 1943 watermark 8a type O9 and O21 1a.3p. on 1a., fine mint. S.G. O66, cat. £500. Photo.
1632 | £1050
Tonga: A comprehensive collection of Tin Can Mail etc. in two albums, leaves and loose, various addressed and franked with a full range of colourful cachets incl. specific visits and printed envelopes, with 1930 (Oct. 7) ''U.S. NAVAL ECLIPSE EXPEDITION'' envelope to Samoa, 1937 (Jan. 26) envelope, registered to London, franked by 1897 5s., 1946 (Dec. 2) Last Tin Can Mail envelope to Fiji, franked by 1942-49 21/2d. manuscript cancellation ''Nivafoou/21-12-46/Jno Malikamu/Postmaster'', also two similar envelopes of October 1947, incoming mail, registered mail, letters, postcards, etc. (262 items)
265 £140
Australia: 1931-36 Watermark Crown C of A £2 black and rose, used, bent corner perf., otherwise fine. S.G. 138, cat. £600. Photo.
602 | £110
Cyprus: A mainly used collection on leaves, incl. 1928 Anniversary to 45pi., 1934 set, 1955-60 set, 1960-61 Republic set, etc. (few 100s)
874 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946 Thick Map 2d. showing variety missing ''I'' with Thin Map 1d. used together on 1950 (Dec. 15) philatelic cover from South Georgia addressed to U.S.A. S.G. G3b, G10. Photo.
1243 £750
Indian Feudatory States: Orchha: 1939-42? 5r. and 10r., fine mint. S.G. 44, 45, cat. £1,775. Photo.
1633 £180
Trinidad: 1873 stampless envelope from Venezuela to Bordeaux, bearing a fair strike of the scarce octagonal ''TRINITE'' Paquebot datestamp. Photo.
266 £1350
Australia: 1931-36 Watermark Crown C of A £2 black and rose right marginal example, unmounted mint, centred high, fine. S.G. 138, B.W. 58, cat. $15,000. Photo.
603 | £95
Cyprus: Postal Stationery: A small selection incl. 1922 2pi. on 1pi card unused, 1938 21/2pi. registered envelope size F overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc. (7 items)
875 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946 Thick Map 2d. showing variety missing ''I'' with Thin Map 1d. used together on 1951 (May 3) philatelic cover from South Georgia addressed to U.S.A. S.G. G3b, G10. Photo.
1245 | £1350
Iraq: British Occupation: Issues for Baghdad: 1917 a mint selection, incl. range of printings, not all guaranteed, mixed condition. (7)
1634 £110
Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad: Officials: 1894 1/2d. to 5s. set, mint, mainly good to fine. R.P.S. certificate (1988). S.G. O1-O7, cat. £533. Photo.
267 | £100
Australia: 1955-57 4d. complete sheet of 160 with one stamp showing plate retouch, 1974-79 Paintings $2 and 1974 Christmas 35c. complete sheets of 100 both showing numerous minor varieties, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 282a, 566, 579, cat. £293.
605 | £300
Czechoslovakia: : A pre-stamp to 1945 collection in a pair of boxed Plymouth albums incl. Austria and Hungary issues with 1919 overprints, Bohemia and Moravia with German occupation issues, incl. 1939 5h. to 10k. overprinted ''BOHEM u. MAHREN'', unused and used set, plus covers incl. single frankings of 5k. and 10k. covers and postal stationery, Red Cross relief, a few sheets, officials etc., mainly good to fine. (100s)
876 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946 Thick Map 2d. showing variety extra dot by oval with Thin Map 1d. used together on 1950 (Dec. 14) philatelic cover from South Georgia addressed to U.S.A. S.G. G3d, G10. Photo.
1246 | £280
Iraq: British Occupation, a selection, incl. issues for Baghdad selection with 1917 1a. on 20pa. rose mint (S.G. 21, B.P.A. certificate, 1949), issues for Mosul with 8a. on 10pi. no apostrophe in mint pair, issues for Iraq 1918-21 to 10r. on 100pi. mint (less 5r. on 50pi.), officials with 1920-23 values to 10r. on 100pi. used, etc., mixed condition. (98)
1635 £190
Trinidad and Tobago: 1915 (Oct. 24) and 1916 (Feb. 9) covers, one to Liverpool franked by 1913-23 1d., other to Amsterdam franked by 1913-23 21/2d., both with green boxed ''OPENED BY CENSOR'' (slightly different types), the latter showing French censor label and cachet. Photo.
268 £270
Australia: 1978 Early Aviators 18c. Hawker with colour shifts, 18c. Kingsford Smith imperf. pair, and 1985 Children's Books 33c. Blinky Bill and Snugglepot & Cuddlepie se-tenant pair with Blinky Bill stamp imperf. on three sides, unmounted mint, fine. B.W. 790c, 791b, 1109b, cat. $1,400. Photo.
608 | £80
Dominica: An unmounted mint selection, mostly K.G.VI to early Q.E.II, incl. range of multiples with 1954-62 3c. plate block of four, 10c. imprint blocks of four (2), $2.40 block of four, etc., also a few used, mainly fine. (88)
877 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946 Thick Map 2d. showing variety extra dot by oval with Thin Map 1d. used together on 1952 (Jan. 30) philatelic cover from South Georgia addressed to U.S.A. S.G. G3d, G10. Photo.
1247 £1050
Ireland: 1790 to 2004, a collection of covers, cards and pieces in two large binders, incl. a range of Free fronts, one with ''Above the privileged number'', 1840 1d. Mulready envelope A166 used from Rathmines to Waterford 1840 (June 7), Paids, Instructional marks, duplexes, slogans, etc. (many 100s)
1636 £80
Trinidad and Tobago: 1935 Silver Jubilee 2c. corner block of four, 3c. corner pair, 6c marginal block of four and 24c. corner pair, mint, each showing 'extra flagstaff' [Pl. 1, R. 9/1], 6c. with lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 239a-242a, cat. £388+. Photo.
269 | £2400
Australia: An unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. 1913-14 to 2s., 1915 to 1s., 1915-27 to 5s., 1918-23 to 1s.4d., 1926-30 to both 1s.4d., 1929-30 to 5s., 1931-36 to 1s.4d. and to 5s., 1932 Bridge set (toned gum), 1934 Victoria Centenary both perf. sets, etc., later to 1936, some with lightly toned gum otherwise mainly fine and fresh. (129)
611 | £160
Ecuador: A collection of covers and cards in two folders, incl. a good range of censored covers, flown, commercial mail, etc. (166 items)
878 | £230
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Collection with some duplication on leaves and stockcards etc., incl. 1944-45 Overprints mint and used, Maps issues with varieties. etc. incl. 1946 Thick Map set mint (3), set (3) with 6d. shade (2) used, Thin Map set mint (11, incl. blocks of four) and used, 1954-62 to £1 unmounted mint, £1 in pairs used (one on cover), etc., mainly good to fine.
1248 £95
Ireland: Forerunners: 1922 Irish Republican Army perf. 11 1d., 2d. mint and 6d. (2, one with double impression thinned, unused). Hibernian L44-L46, b. Photo.
1638 £120
Trinidad and Tobago: 1941, five covers all to New York, bearing violet oval ''INTERNMENT CAMP/TRINIDAD & TOBAGO'', fine.
270 | £1350
Australia and States: A mainly used collection in an album, incl. New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania 1892-99 to 10s., 1913-14 to 2s., 1915-27 to £1, £2 (repaired), 1931-36 to £1, 1932 Bridge set, officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
612 £160
Egypt: Riester 1866 essays, a group comprising in green (2), in blue (2), in black, in salmon, in red and in brown, fine. (8)
880 £210
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1953 (Mar. 22) F.I.D.S., Grahamland stationery letter (adhesive tape stain at top) written and signed by Arthur H. Farrant. ''Postmaster Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetlands'' with interesting comments on the cold and the forthcoming Coronation. Also six covers to the same addressee in London franked at 21/2d. rate variously cancelled 1955-56 at Anvers Island, Marguerite Bay etc. Shortly before writing this letter Farrant had undergone a life threatening misadventure in a small boat and four days after its writing sent a telegram to the F.I.D.S. Secretary in Stanley requesting acceptance of his resignation, stating that he was ''unable to get co-operation from other members'' on the Base. His resignation was refused and on Nov. 17 Farrant shot himself in the head on Deception Island, a verdict of suicide while of unsound mind subsequently recorded.
1249 £210
Ireland: 1922 (Oct.-Dec.) Thom shiny blue-black overprint 10s. unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 46, cat. £1,000+. Photo.
1639 | £380
Trinidad and Tobago: A collection in an album, Q.V. to early Q.E.II, incl. Trinidad with imperf. and perf. Britannias to 1s. used, 1869 5s. mint, 1883-94 5s. pair mint, 1896-1906 to 5s., 1901-06 to 5s. (3) mint, 1904-09 to £1 mint, Tobago 1880 6d. used, 1886-89 1/2d. on 4d. lilac and carmine mint (2), War Tax issues, 1914 Red Cross label block of four, 1922-28 to £1 mint, 1935-37 to 72c. mint, 1935 Silver Jubilee set on last day cover, 1938-42 to $4.80 (2) mint, range of officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
271 | £500
Australia: A collection of mint K.G.V Heads on leaves, incl. 1914-20 to 5d., die II 1d. horizontal pair, 1918-23 to 1s.4d., 1926-34 both perfs. to 1s.4d., 1931-36 to 1s.4d., range of overprinted officials, etc., slightly mixed condition. (73)
613 £140
Egypt: 1874-75 perf. 131/2 x 121/2 10pa grey-lilac, block of six tête-bêche vertically, fine mint. S.G. 36ea, cat. £420+. Photo.
881 £500
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1906-07 ''FROM THE SOUTH GEORGIA EXPEDITION BY E SWINHOE'' cachet on rare real photographic postcard by Veiga & Brazil of Punta Arenas showing scene with man with pony, tent, British flag and washing line with mountains behind, corner crease but very scarce. Ernest Swinhoe was manager of the South Georgia Exploration Company which leased South Georgia from 1 July 1905. Only one used example of a postcard with this cachet is known. Photo.
1250 £260
Ireland: 1922 (Oct.-Dec.) Thom shiny blue-black overprint 10s. dull grey-blue, used, a few pulled perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 46, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1640 £130
Trinidad and Tobago: A selection overprinted or handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', comprising Trinidad 1883-94 1s. (handstamped), 1898 400th Anniversary 2d., Tobago 1885-96 1/2d., 1d. and 6d. (no gum), Trinidad and Tobago 1913-23 to £1 (1/2d. and 1d. with broken ''M''), 1935 Silver Jubilee set, and 1946 Victory set, mixed condition. (20) Photo.
272 | £420
Australia: A used collection in an album, incl. 1913-14 to 5s., 1915 to 5s., 1915-27 to 10s., 1926-30 to both 1s.4d., 1929-30 to 5s., 1931-36 to £1, 1932 Bridge set, etc., later to 1936, slightly mixed condition. (134)
614 £110
Egypt: 1874-75 perf. 121/2 1pi. red tête-bêche pair (horizontal) in a block of four, mint, some discolouration to design, otherwise fine. S.G. 38, b, cat. £480+. Photo.
882 £5500
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1911, The rare provisional handstamp ''Paid At/SOUTH GEORGIA'' with ms. ''21/2'' and initialled ''E.B.B.'' (Edward Beveridge Binnie) overstruck by SG1 c.d.s. showing two date errors (impossible ''31'' day date and ''1'' for ''11'' in year date) on envelope addressed to Germany by a member of the German South Polar Expedition with expedition label affixed at lower left. Osborne L.7, S.G. PH2, cat. £7,500. Ex Heijtz collection and illustrated in ''Antarctic Magistrate - A Life Through the Lens of a Camera'' by Ian Hart (2009). Photo.
1251 £40
Ireland: 1922-23 'Saorstat' 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. (small blue mark on gum), fine mint. S.G. 64-66, cat. £325. Photo.
1641 | £95
Trinidad and Tobago: Postal Stationery: A Q.V. to K.E.VII collection incl. postcards, registered envelopes, wrappers, etc., mostly fine. (39)
273 | £720
Australia: A collection on leaves, incl. 1913 to 5s. used (2), 1914-20 4d. with line through ''FOUR PENCE'' used, 1915 to 5s. used, 1915-27 to 10s. used, 1931-36 £1 grey used, 1932 Bridge set used, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
615 £130
Egypt: 1874-75 perf. 131/2 x 121/2 2pi. yellow, block of four containing tête-bêche pair, mint, rejoined, fine. S.G. 39ca, cat. £461+. Photo.
883 £980
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1920 stampless envelope from Tristan da Cunha to Warwickshire with fine Tristan type II cachet and South Georgia SG1 June 4 transit c.d.s., the enclosed letter dated May 9 written and signed by Mrs. Mary Green, ''I am waiting for a ship to come to take my letter'' this probably proving to be whaling vessel the ''Southern Isles'' (or perhaps the ''Orwell'') from which mail would have been transferred at South Georgia to the ''Karl'' departing for Buenos Aires on June 9. Photo.
1252 £170
Ireland: 1922-23 'Saorstat' 10s. used with centrally struck Dublin c.d.s., fine. MacDonnell Whyte certificate (1995). S.G. 66, cat. £350. Photo.
1644 £350
Tristan da Cunha: 1987 Ruby Wedding 10p., variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 438w, unpriced in S.G. Photo.
274 | £250
Australia: A mint and used collection on leaves, K.G.V to Q.E.II, with a good range of 'Roos, minor varieties, etc. (100s)
616 £140
Egypt 1874-75 perf. 121/2 21/2pi. violet, tête-bêche pair, mint, slightly streaky gum, fine. S.G. 40a, cat. £400. Photo.
884 £250
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1921 (Mar. 1) registered cover to Devon showing scarce type N1 ''FALKLAND ISLANDS/(New Island).'' registration label bearing 1d. (6) tied by SG1 c.d.s's with Plymouth Apr. 13 transit on reverse, some light toning. Photo.
1253 £100
Ireland: 1925-28 10s. dull grey-blue, narrow date, a fine used example. S.G. 85, cat. £350. Photo.
1645 | £60
Tristan da Cunha: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1952 to 10s., 1954 to 10s., 1960 to 10s., 1961 to 1r., etc., later to 1967, mainly fine. (105)
275 £450
Australia: Postage Dues: 1902-04 perf. 11 10s. dull green, c.t.o. used, minor toning, otherwise fine. S.G. D43, cat. £1,800. Photo.
617 £70
Egypt: 1884 20pa. on 5pi. surcharge and watermark inverted, mint block of four, tone spots, otherwise fine. S.G. 57 var, Nile Post D40c. Photo.
885 £320
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1923 (Nov. 21) whaler's cover to Tångelanda, Sweden at 3d. foreign rate franked by K.G.V 1/2d. and 21/2d. lightly cancelled SG1. A scarce rate, in use only between Jan. 1922 and Dec. 1925 and unusual destination. Photo.
1254 | £1100
Ireland: A collection in an album, incl. overprints with a range of minor varieties, 1922 (Feb.-July) Dollard 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s. mint, 1922 Thom to 10s. mint, 1s. block of four mint, 1922 (Dec.)-23 to 10s. mint, to 5s. used, coils 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d and 2d. long ''1'' mint, 1925-28 to 10s. mint, 2s.6d. wide and narrow date pair mint, 1927-28 to 10s. mint, 1935 to 10s. mint and used, 1937 St Patrick set mint, 1940-68 to 10s. mint, later issues to 1980, also 1834 cover to Lisburn with boxed ''LISHBURN'' mileage mark, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1649 | £80
Turks and Caicos Islands: Postal Stationery: A Q.V. selection, incl. postcards, registered envelopes, Specimen overprints, unused and used, etc. (13 items)
276 £350
Postage Dues: Australia: 1902-04 perf. 11 20s. dull green, c.t.o. used, toning, otherwise fine. S.G. D44, cat. £2,250. Photo.
620 £320
Egypt: 1922 Proclamation of the Monarchy 20m. olive, variety overprint inverted pair and variety overprint double pair, mint, both with toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 106a, b, cat. £1,200. Photo.
886 £500
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1927 registered cover unusually to Russia bearing K.G.V 1/2d. (7) and 2d. (2) slightly overpaying 4d. foreign rate + 3d. registration fee, with SG1 Jan./Feb. 1914 c.d.s. (slightly indistinct, both months possible for carriage on the ''Fleurus'') and type SG4 registration label, London Apr. 17, Russian and Ukrainian transit and arrival backstamps, the cover undelivered and marked for return to South Georgia despite sender's return address on flap indicated as Buenos Aires. Photo.
1256 | £720
Ireland: An accumulation in four albums and a stockbook, incl. 1922-34 1d. perf. 15 x imperf. (single perf.) mint, 1d. booklet pane of three stamps and three labels unmounted mint, 1937 St. Patrick sets mint (2 with extra 10s.), 1940-68 to 10s. mint (3), 2s.6d. and 5s. with inverted watermark mint, booklets with 1954 4s., 1956 4s. (2), 1958-61 4s. (4), 1962-63 3s. (2), postage dues, etc. (100s)
1650 £260
United States of America: 1847 5c. Franklin, four close to large margins, used on Oct. 31 cover to Philadelphia, attractively cancelled with Richmond despatch datestamp at left, both in red. Photo.
277 | £350
Australia: Postage Dues: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1902 to 5s., 1902-04 to 5s., 1906-08 to 6d., 1907 to 2d., 1909-10 to £1, etc., mixed condition. (49)
622 £95
Egypt: 1925 Geographical Congress 5m. colour trial in rose-carmine, with full gum, minor wrinkle, otherwise fine. Photo.
887 £280
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: The 1928 South Georgia Provisional Surcharge, 21/2d. on 2d. purple-brown, fine used. A.P.E.S. certificate (1983) S.G. 115, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1258 | £240
Ireland: An unmounted mint selection incl. 1935 10s., 1937 2s.6d. to 10s., 1940-68 5s. and 10s. blocks of four, 1957 William Brown set in blocks of four, etc., mainly fine. (52)
1651 £150
United States of America: 1857-61 1c. type V on cover from Boston, Mass. to Charleston, also 1869 2c., nine examples on cover. (10 covers) Photo.
282 £250
Bahamas: 1863 (Aug. 21) stampless envelope to Italy, bearing red ''NASSAU/PAID'' c.d.s., circular framed ''MORE/TO/PAY'' deleted, red circular framed ''PD'', with Paris, London and Italian transit and receiving marks on the reverse. Photo.
623 £55
Egypt: 1927 Cotton Congress set, with oblique perforations, full lightly toned gum, fine. S.G. 145-147 var. Photo.
888 £450
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: The 1928 South Georgia Provisional Surcharge, 21/2d. on 2d. purple-brown, marginal from the left of the sheet, tied to piece by SG1 ''C/19 FE28'' c.d.s. Also a mint example with fake surcharge. S.G. 115, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1260 | £320
Ireland: Mint accumulation, 1931 to 2000, in a blue stockbook with definitives, commemoratives, postage dues, miniature sheets, plate and imprint blocks, values to 50p. (15), £1 (15), £2 (5), and £5 (10), etc., mainly fine unmounted, stated to catalogue approx. £2,000. (100s)
1652 £140
United States of America: 1857-61 12c. plate pair, touched at top and base, mint with part original gum, some creases and toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 40, cat. £3,400. Photo.
283 £380
Bahamas: 1863-77 Watermark Crown CC perf. 121/2, 4d. bright rose, two singles used on 1863 (Nov. 23) entire letter to France, cancelled by ''A 05'' barred ovals and pen mark, oval framed ''PD'', London/Paid c.d.s. both in red, with Bahamas despatch and Paris receiving marks on the reverse, some cover faults, otherwise fine. S.G. 26. Photo.
624 £60
Egypt: 1927-37 5m. type 1 marginal strip of three with oblique perforations, fine with full gum. Photo.
890 £230
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1932 (Mar. 28) 1d. type III stationery envelope registered at double Empire rate to Dr. Dudley Stone in London with added 'Whale & Penguin' 4d., showing SG2 cancellations with ''32'' filed year date, SG5 registration label and initials of A.G. Nelson-Jones. SH E2c. Photo.
1262 £700
Israel: 1948 Coins set with tabs, unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 1-9. Photo.
1655 £70
United States of America: 1926 White Plains miniature sheet, stamps unmounted, some creasing and small piece of selvedge missing from corner, otherwise fine. S.G. MS645, cat. £425. Photo.
285 £150
Bahamas: 1883 4d. on 6d. deep violet, fine used. S.G. 45, cat. £400. B.P.A. certificate (1982). Photo.
625 £260
Egypt: 1929 Prince's ninth birthday set with oblique perforations, with full lightly toned gum, fine. S.G. 178-181 var. Photo.
891 £150
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1936 (Aug. 16) envelope to Withington, Manchester bearing Centenary 11/2d. tied by SG2 c.d.s., roughly opened with flap missing and repaired at top but with original enclosure, a Christmas greetings message from S.H. Creese dated ''May:17:36''. Sydney Herbert Creese was born in Yardley, Birmingham in 1888 and worked as a teacher before and after distinguished service in W.W.I . It is thought that Rev. Launcelot Fleming, chief scientist and chaplain for the visiting British Graham Land Expedition had been among Creese's students and had obliged his former teacher by assisting in Creese's plan to send novelty Christmas greetings from this unusual location. Covers from Fleming to Creese during the Expedition have also been recorded (see Grosvenor auction 92, 20 Nov 2014, lot 4071). Expedition vessel ''Penola'' had arrived in Stromness Bay on Aug. 12 where she was thoroughly overhauled before departing on Oct. 2. Photo.
1264 £150
Italy: 1877 10c. blue, an unused example with part original gum, some nibbled perfs. at base, otherwise fine. Raybaudi certificate (1997). S.G. 21, cat. £7,500. Photo.
1657 | £80
United States of America: A mint selection from 1908 to 1915 comprising 1908-12 to 10c. (2 sets), 1912-13 parcel post values to 10c. (2 sets), also some earlier used, stated to catalogue £920+. (42)
287 £220
Bahamas: 1919 (Jan. 30) Royal Bank of Canada envelope to Cuba, franked by 1912-19 1/2d., and War Tax 1d. pair tied by Nassau c.d.s's, showing straight line ''NASSAU TO MIAMI'' with ''PASSED BY CENSOR'' in reddish mauve believed to have been applied at Nassau on the reverse. This is the only recorded censored item for this flight going to Cuba. Also 1918 (Aug. 6) cover registered to U.S.A., with violet circular ''RELEASED BY CENSOR BOARD''.
626 £110
Egypt: 1933 Aviation Congress set, with oblique perforations, with full lightly toned gum, the 15f. with small adhesion on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 214-218 var. Photo.
892 £190
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1936 (Dec. 22) scarce whaling cover to the Shetland Islands, Scotland, sent by John Harrison (1907-1978) of the Southern Whaling & Sealing Co. to his future wife Andrina Mouat, franked by 'Whale & Penguin' 1/2d. pair tied by SG1 c.d.s. Photo.
1267 | £720
Italy: A selection of local issues on stockleaves, inc. Campioni, Meran, Udine, some covers and forgeries, etc. (few 100s)
1659 £1100
Uruguay: 1800 to 1876, a collection of covers in an album, incl. incoming mail, 1800 (ca.) cover from Montevideo, bearing fine ''MONT.V.'' in red, 1863 stampless entire to London, bearing oval framed ''FR/2F20c'', octagonal ''URUGUAY/SAINTONGE'' datestamp, 1863 entire to Buenos Aires, franked by 1860-61 thick figures 120c., 1864 entire to Salto, franked by 1860-61 thick figures 60c., etc. (33 items)
289 £95
Bahamas: 1938-52 5s. purple and blue, showing split ''A'' in ''BAHAMAS'', fine used and unlisted. S.G. 156b, var. Photo.
627 £650
Egypt: 1934 U.P.U. Congress 1m. to £E1 set with oblique perforations, full lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 219-232 var. Photo.
893 £190
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1939 (Apr. 22) printed envelope ''FROM . ./SOUTH GEORGIA/BRITAIN'S MOST/SOUTHERLY OUTPOST.'' addressed to his wife in the Shetland Islands, Scotland by John Harrison of the Southern Whaling & Sealing Co. factory ship ''Southern Venturer'', franked by 1938-50 1/2d. pair lightly cancelled by SG2 c.d.s's, scarce destination. Photo.
1269 | £500
Italy: Italian Social Republic: 1944 (May) 5c. to 50l. set, 25c. to 2l. and Express 2l., also some others, unmounted mint, mainly fine. Sassone cat. €13,575. (44)
1660 | £1100
Uruguay: 1859 to 1951, a collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. 1859 stampless cover to France, bearing red oval ''ADMon DE CORREOS/MONTEVIDEO'' datestamp, boxed ''GB/1F.60c.'' and ''8'', 1866 cover from Nueva Mehlem to Montevideo, franked by 1864 6c. rose pair, cancelled by boxed ''FRANCA'' in blue, 1875 large part cover to France, bearing 1866-75 10c. green, 1892 envelope used locally in Montevideo, franked by 1892 2c. tied by special Columbus cancellation, flown covers, maritime mail, etc. (64 items)
291 £170
Bahamas: 1967-71 whiter paper 1c. to $3 set, fine unmounted mint, some marginal. S.G. 295a-309a, cat. £500. Photo.
628 £180
Egypt: 1937-44 1m. to 20m. pale blue and 1939-46 to £1, imperforate from the 'Royal' printings with ''Cancelled'' on reverse, fine. Photo.
894 £200
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: Whaling Mail, 1947 cover sent from Soviet factory ship ''Slava'' to Moscow franked 30k. with sender's endorsement at foot, Odessa transit and arrival backstamps, damaged at left on opening, also unusual Russian 'penguin' postcard used 1941 (Apr. 4) from Monino, Moscow to Tallinn, Estonia. The ''Slava'' (formerly German vessel ''Wikinger'', taken as prize of war) was sent to the Southern Ocean in 1946 under the command of Capt. V.I. Voronin but with a crew including Norwegan harpponers and flensers.
1272 | £2900
Jamaica: 1762 to 1855, an accumulation of stampless covers and entires in an album and loose, with a range of correspondence, a good range of straight line ''JAMAICA'' and ''IAMAICA'' marks, large and small fleurons, unframed datestamps, ''Ship Letter/JAMAICA'', good range of rates, Ship letter marks, townstamps with Clarendon, Spanish Town, much duplication, etc. (few 100s)
1662 £300
Uruguay: 1864 10c. yellow-bistre, two examples used on 1864 (Mar. 2) cover to France, tied by oval framed ''ADMon DE CORREOS/MONTEVIDEO'' datestamp, boxed ''GB/1f.60c'' and handstruck ''16'' due mark. S.G. 22. Photo.
294 | £230
Bahamas: An unmounted mint K.G.V to early Q.E.II selection, incl. 1938-52 2d. scarlet corner block of six with variety short ''T'', 5s. block of four (two stamps mounted), 1948 Tercentenary set, blocks of four, etc., also a few used with 1942 Columbus £1 block of four used on piece, mainly fine. (132)
629 £260
Egypt: 1937-44 5m. perforated colour trials (3) in carmine, blue (toned gum) and in brown-purple, on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
895 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1950 to 1961, four whaling covers to Norway differently franked by Dependencies issues, sent from Leith Harbour, Husvik Harbour (2) or Grytviken, one a Tønsberg Hvalgangeri, Husvik Harbour envelope, the others with sender's endorsement on flap.
1273 £80
Jamaica: 1849, 1851, two entires to Edward Plunkett in London, one redirected to Gloucestershire, showing different Rodney Hall c.d.s's.
1664 £90
Uruguay: 1866-67 5c. blue pair, used on 1874 entire from Montevideo to Spain, tied by barred oval, with red ''4 R'' alongside, one stamp affected by filing crease. Photo.
295 | £120
Bahamas: A mint collection on leaves, incl. range of early issues, 1938-52 5s. (3) and £1, 1952 Columbus set, 1948 Tercentenary set, 1954-63 to £1, a few booklets, etc., mixed condition. (102)
630 £80
Egypt: 1937 Montreux Conference set in upper marginal singles with oblique perforations, with full gum (hinged in selvedge), 20m. with lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 259-261 var. Photo.
896 £95
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1958 (Dec. 16) whaling cover franked at scarce 5d. foreign rate by Trans-Antarctic Expedition 21/2d. pair with SG7 c.d.s. addressed to Captain Onesimus Andersen in Tønsberg, the agent for Salvesen in Norway.
1274 | £320
Jamaica: W.W.II Censored Mail: A collection of covers in two albums, incl. good range of censor labels and cachets, some flown covers, etc. (103 items)
1666 | £190
Uruguay: A collection of covers and cards in two folders, incl. a good range of censored covers, flown cover with some Zeppelins, commercial mail, etc. (206 items)
298 £450
Bahrain: Revenues: 1967 50f. die proof in violet and 100f. die proof in blue on wove gummed paper, fine and attractive. Ex De La Rue archives. Photo.
631 £80
Egypt: 1938 Cotton Congress set, with oblique perforations, full lightly toned gum, fine. S.G. 266-268 vars. Photo.
897 £420
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1971 2p. on 2d. block of four showing surcharge dramatically misplaced, unmounted mint, fine. SH 98v1, cat. £400, S.G. 21 var. Photo.
1275 | £380
Jamaica: 1941 to 1943, selection of internment camp covers (14) or cards (13) showing a range of censor cachets, one cover and card incoming, three sent from the Women's Internment Camp, etc.
1667 | £55
Vatican City: A used collection in an album, incl. 1933 to 10l., 1935 Juridicial Congress set, 1936 Catholic press set, covers, etc. (100s)
299 £580
Bahrain: Revenues: 1967 500f. die proof of the frame in blue and centre vignette in black on wove gummed paper, each showing engraver's guide line, fine and attractive. Ex De La Rue archives. Photo.
632 £40
Egypt: 1941-46 Air 5m. to 30m. set (marginal except 5m.) with oblique perforations, with full gum, 30m. with gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 285-288 var. Photo.
899 £400
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Orkneys: 1944-45 Overprints, 6d. black and brown unmounted mint block of four, the upper right stamp showing 'confetti' flaw, scarce. S.G. C6, var. Photo.
1276 | £230
Jamaica: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection on leaves, incl. 1883-97 1d. blue mint (3), 2d. grey mint (9), 5s. mint (6), 1905-11 Q.V. 3d. to 2s. set mint, etc., very mixed condition. (316)
1668 | £190
Venezuela: A selection of covers and cards from 1844 to 1885 in an album, incl. British Post Offices in La Guayra, Porto Cabello, 1863 entire to Caracas, franked by 1859-62 1/2r. yellow, etc. (20 items)
300 £580
Bahrain: Revenues: 1967 1d. die proof of the frame in deep green and centre vignette in black on wove gummed paper, each showing engraver's guide line, fine and attractive. Ex De La Rue archives. Photo.
633 £75
Egypt: 1946 Anniversary of First Egyptian Postage Stamps set, with oblique perforations, full lightly toned gum, fine. S.G. 307-311 var. Photo.
900 £680
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: THE PORT FOSTER IMPRINT, 1912-20 2d. deep purple showing fine ''PORT FOSTE(R)'' imprint and part F.4 Mar. 1913 c.d.s., rare. Heijtz certificate (2003). Photo.
1277 £230
Jamaica: Revenues: 1865-73 1d. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), numbered ''7021'' and dated Feb. 1 1865 with initials, some soiling. Photo.
1670 | £680
Vietnam: A mainly mint collection in three albums and stockcards with good ranges to 2018, incl. Independent State 1951 set, North Vietnam 1946 25c. blue vertical pair, 1951-55 Ho Chi Minh imperforate and perfoated sets,1955-56 Land Reform set and Official 40d. and 80d., 1956 Railway set, 1956 Return of Government set, 1956-57 Official set, 1956 50d. on 5d. (2), 1960 Hung Vuong set, 1961 Congress set imperforate and miniature sheet, 1963 Birds imperforate and perforated sets, with a very good range of later issues with imperforate sets, etc. (100s)
301 | £320
Bangladesh: 1971 to 1980s, an extensive collection of stamps, covers and postal stationery written up on pages in albums or folders and loose incl. 1971 Field Post Office covers, Pakistan postal stationery overprinted for use in Bangladesh, range of 1980s postal stationery envelopes with albino impressions some tête-bêche, reverse print, shifted printing, offset, overinked and partial prints etc. (100s)
634 £180
Egypt: 1946 Arab League Congress set, all with oblique perforations, with full gum, fine. S.G. 315-321 var. Photo.
901 £900
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: THE PORT FOSTER IMPRINT, 1912-20 6d. yellow-orange on small piece showing full ''PORT FOSTER'' imprint and part ''R'' from adjoining strike, the adhesive lifted for examination and with part F.4 Mar. 1913 c.d.s., rare. Copy of B.P.A. certificate (1971) for larger piece also bearing 1s., prior to separation. Photo.
1278 | £1000
Jamaica: Cancellations and Covers: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in eight albums and stockbook, incl. range of numerals on Q.V. issues, Temporary Rubber handstamps with Bailey's Vale, Barking Lodge, Berry Hill, Constant Spring, Duff House, Fairfield, Farm, Flamstead Gardens, Haining, Kilmarmnock, May Day, Morgans Pass, Plowden, squared circles, etc. (many 100s)
1672 | £230
Yugoslavia: A middle to modern period accumulation in ten albums, one a printed Minkus album, incl. range of early overprints with issues for Croatia 1918 on Coronation 10f. and 15f. mint (S.G. 81, 82), 1928 ''XXXX'' overprints on Charity set mint (not guaranteed), sheetlets, a few covers, Slovenia, Croatia, etc., later to the 1980s, mixed condition. (100s)
303 £170
Barbados: 1860 Pin-Perf. 14 (1d.) pale blue, perfs. intact on two sides and cut into on other two sides, used on 1861 (Feb. 25) small envelope from St. John to St. Thomas endorsed ''Post paid'', tied by number ''5'' in barred oval, despatch and arrival backstamps, scarce. S.G. 14. Photo.
635 £140
Egypt: Airmails: 1947 2m. to 200m. set with oblique perforations, with full gum, fine. S.G. 322-333 var. Photo.
902 £300
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: THE DECEPTION ISLAND OVAL, 1912-20 1/2d., 1d. and 21/2d. used together on small piece cancelled by almost complete strike of type B1 ''DECEPTION ISLAND/3 FEB 1914/SOUTH SHETLANDS'' double oval datestamp in black (earliest recorded date); Wilkins-Hearst Expedition, 1929 (Mar. 5) 'Townsend' envelope to the U.S.A. bearing 21/2d. steel-blue tied by type B2 c.d.s. endorsed ''By H.W.'' and carried on the ''Fleurus'' to Montevideo with Port Stanley Mar. 11 transit backstamp, and 'Iceberg' envelope with expedition cachet to U.S.A. signed by Wilkins and bearing 'Whale & Penguin' 1d. cancelled at Port Stanley Nov. 6 with type B2 ''JA 6/30'' c.d.s. alongside. (3 items)
1279 | £100
Japan: 1880 to 1949, a selection of covers and cards, incl. World War II with Occupations of Taiwan, New Guinea, etc. (18 items)
1674 £580
Zanzibar: 1904 Sultan Seyyid Ali bin Hamoud bin Naherud Monogram, Master die proof for large format issues with value tablets uncleared, in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm). Photo.
305 £270
Barbados: 1861-70 No watermark, rough perf. 14 to 16 6d. dull orange-vermilion (2), used on 1870 (July 9) cover from the 'Poole' correspondence to England, tied by ''1'' bootheels with Barbados despatch and Chatham receiving marks on reverse, fine and attractive. One of the few covers from this correspondence sent after the concessionary rate was withdrawn. Holcombe certificate (1986). S.G. 32. Photo.
636 £75
Egypt: 1949 U.P.U. set, with oblique perforations, full lightly toned gum, fine. S.G. 359-361 var. Photo.
903 £400
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: THE DECEPTION ISLAND OVAL, 1918 envelope addressed to his office in Port Stanley by Arthur Bennett bearing 1/2d. and 1d. (slightly oxidised) tied by fine type B1 ''DECEPTION ISLAND/23 JAN 1918/SOUTH SHETLANDS'' double oval datestamp in violet with additional strike below and Apr. 16 arrival on reverse. Bennett had complained that the damp, sulphurous atmosphere of the island, combined with fumes from the processing of whale carcasses was causing his supply of Falkland Islands stamps to change colour. Photo.
1282 £650
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1895 (Sept. 29) 21/2a. on 41/2a. dull violet, in an unused block of four without gum, perfs. reinforced at back. Ex Bauman and one of only three recorded unused blocks, one of which is in the Royal collection. S.G. 48. Photo.
1676 £1100
Zanzibar: 1908-09 Sultan Ali bin Hamoud, 1r. De La Rue essay in the format issued for 10r. to 200r. values, with photographic frame for the issued design, the vignette entirely hand painted in blue, mounted on card (112 x 89mm, small corner fault) dated ''Oct. 22nd. 06'', unique and attractive. Photo.
306 £140
Barbados: 1861-70 No watermark, rough perf. 14 to 16 1s. brown-black showing double perfs. at top, used on 1865 (Nov. 9) cover to London, tied by ''1'' bootheel with Barbados despatch c.d.s. and London Paid c.d.s. alongside. Ex Marshall, Benwell and Hackmey. S.G. 34. Photo.
637 £90
Egypt: 1950 Fuad I Institute 10m., Fuad University 22m. and Geographical Society 30m. with oblique perforations, with full gum, fine. Photo.
904 £450
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: THE DECEPTION ISLAND OVAL, 1921 1d. stationery envelope (1917) addressed by Arthur Bennett to his son in Stanley whilst taking part in the relief of the British Imperial Antarctic Expedition, cancelled by two good to fine strikes of type B1 ''DECEPTION ISLAND/14 DEC 1921/SOUTH SHETLANDS'' double oval datestamp in violet with Apr. 13 1922 arrival on reverse. SH E3. Photo.
1283 £3200
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1903-04 Watermark Crown CC 50r. grey and red-brown, fine used with Fort Hall ''3 JA/08'' skeleton c.d.s. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. 16, cat. £4,500. Photo.
1677 £800
Zanzibar: 1908-09 Sultan Ali bin Hamoud, Master die proof in black and blue with value tablets blank, stamp-sized, affixed to card (56 x 39mm) ex De La Rue archives, endorsed ''5 Rupees'' alongside but this colour chosen for 100r. value, attractive and unique. Photo.
307 £500
Barbados: 1868 (Feb. 10) envelope to New York, bearing 1861-70 (1d.) blue and (4d.) rose, tied by bootheel ''1'', endorsed at top ''Via Havana'', circular framed ''STEAMSHIP/10'', with Barbados and St. Thomas c.d.s's on the reverse. Photo.
638 £70
Egypt: 1951 Mediterranean Games set with oblique perforations, with full gum, fine. S.G. 369-371 var. Photo.
905 £420
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: THE DECEPTION ISLAND OVAL, 1923 envelope addressed by his father to Herbert, son of Dr. Brabazon Hallowes, Asst. Colonial Surgeon in Stanley bearing 1/2d. (marginal), 1d. and 21/2d. (corner marginal) cancelled by two good to fine strikes of type B1 ''DECEPTION ISLAND/6 JAN 1923/SOUTH SHETLANDS'' double oval datestamp in violet with light Apr. 20 arrival backstamp. Herbert James Lempriere Hallowes (1912-1987) later distinguished himself as a pilot during the Battle of Britain, his multiple kills including a share in the downing of a Heinkel He 111 on Feb. 3 1940, the first enemy aircraft to crash on English soil in the war, and subsequently rising to the rank of Wing Commander. Photo.
1285 £330
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: Airmails: 1927 (Feb. 12) Jinja-Kisumu First Experimental Flight, envelope to Nairobi, franked by 5c., 15c. and 50c. tied by red double circular ''AIR MAIL UGANDA SUDAN/FIRST/FE 12/27'', endorsed ''By first Uganda Kenya Air Mail'', with red ''KENYA-SUDAN/1st/FE 12/27/AIR MAIL'' datestamp on the reverse. Believed only four items carried. Photo.
1678 £600
Zanzibar: 1908-09 1c. to 200r. set of imperforate proofs on ungummed watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
309 £210
Barbados: 1918 (Nov. 18) envelope to Costa Rica, franked by 1916-19 1/2d., 1d. and 21/2d., with rare ''Opened/by/Censor'' label, tied by San Jose receiving mark on the reverse. This label was used at the end of the war and very few are recorded. Photo.
639 £100
Egypt: 1956 Scout Jamboree set as imperforate singles, fine with full gum. S.G. 510-512 var. Photo.
907 £380
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: Whaling Mail, 1926 (Dec. 10) Chr. Salvesen & Co., Leith envelope franked at foreign rate by 1/2d. and 2d. cancelled SG1 with endorsement on flap ''R. Danielsen/ s/s ''Sevilla''/Syd Shetland'' and addressed to a relative in Nøtterøy, Norway with Tønsberg Jan. 20 1927 machine arrival on reverse. Ex Heijtz collection. Photo.
1286 £80
Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika: 1935 Silver Jubilee 65c. showing 'dot to left of chapel' [Pl. 2B, R. 8/3] mint, also normal 20c., 30c. and 1s. for comparison, also Falkland Islands Dependencies 1946 Thick Map 3d. 'tear flaw' mint, 1s. ''SOUTH POKE'' mint, and Thin Map 6d. dot in ''T'' mint, slightly mixed condition. (7)
1679 £1700
Zanzibar: 1908-09 Sultan Ali bin Hamoud, three imperforate colour trials from the Master die with centre vignettes in black for the Rupee values with value tablets blank, stamp-sized, affixed to ''Appendix D'' piece dated ''4th. November 1907'' ex De La Rue archives, attractive and unique. Photo.
311 £120
Barbados: 1965 Marine Life 12c. with watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint. B.P.A. certificate (2019). S.G. 329w, unpriced mint. Photo.
640 £120
Egypt: 1958 Industrial and Agricultural 10m., variety overprint triple, unmounted mint corner pair and single, the pair with minor creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 583 var. Photo.
908 £230
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: Inward Whaling Mail, 1927 envelope addressed to wireless operator on board whalecatcher ''Chr. Neilsen'' at South Shetlands, endorsed c/o the Southern Whaling Co. in Newcastle and directed via their vessel ''Per s/s ''Southern Isles'', the cover sent from Larvik Dec. 25 franked 10ø., 20ø. with Christmas label on reverse. Photo.
1288 | £400
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: A K.G.V selection of covers with a wide range of village cancellations, many registered, also 1953 cover to Dar-Es-Salaam bearing 1938 values (14) to 40c. and 1953 Coronation 20c. (56)
1680 £880
Zanzibar: 1908-09 Sultan Ali bin Hamoud, imperforate colour trial in the colour for the 20r. black and yellow-green with value tablets blank, affixed to ''Appendix B'' piece, dated ''4th. November 1907'', fine and unique piece from the De La Rue archives. Photo.
312 | £700
Barbados: The balance of the Bill Hall collection of Barbados comprising 1852 (Apr.) -55 no watermark imperf. on blued paper (1/2d.) yellow-green used (four margins), (4d.) brownish red (just touched and with scissor cut in margin at top) late use with 1861 clean-cut perf. (1d.) blue on 1861 (June 9) wrapper, 1855 (Feb.) -58 no watermark imperf. on white paper (1/2d.) green shades mint (2) and used (8, incl. a scarce pair), (1d.) blue shades mint (4, incl. a pair) and used (6), 1860 no watermark pin perf. 14 (1/2d.) yellow-green used (clear R.P.S. certificate, 1963), (1d.) pale blue horizontal pair used, 1872 watermark Small Star clean-cut perf. 141/2 to 151/2 (1d.) mint and used (2, one bisected on piece), 6d. used (3), 1s. mint and used (reperforated), perf. 11 to 13 x 141/2 to 151/2 (1/2d.) unused (regummed) and used (2), (4d.) used (4), 1873 watermark Small Star 5s. dull rose (rejoined) pair used (a pair is the largest known multiple), 1907 Kingston Relief Fund 1d. on 2d. mint (6) with one variety surcharge double, both inverted (B.P.A. certificate, 1956), 1906 Tercentenary of Annexation 1d. (7) with one overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and mint marginal block of four, 1905 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 2s.6d. set mint and used with additional 8d. shade in mint block of four, and 1909-10 1/4d. to 1s. (lightly toned perfs.) set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mixed condition. (90)
641 £120
Egypt: 1962 African Postal Union 10m. and 50m., both in imperforate blocks of four with gum, the 10m. with printers notes in margin, some light creasing, otherwise fine. Photo.
910 £380
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1930 (Mar. 18) envelope registered to dealer R.L.H. White in Sussex bearing 'Whale & Penguin' 2d. (marginal) and 6d. with three fine strikes of B.2 c.d.s. and scarce type 4B ms. registration marking ''R/South Georgia/No 241'', backstamped South Georgia May 11 transit and Littlehampton Registered June 17 arrival. With photocopy of later letter from White recording that he had requested the creation of these scarce covers through the service of ''the Capt of a whaling vessel which puts into Dartmouth each year for coaling''. Photo.
1289 £270
Laos: 1982 Overprints 1k. to 250k. set (less 1k. Arms), unmounted mint, with extra 1k. with black overprint, 30k., mainly fine. S.G. 572-589, cat. £1850. Photo.
1681 £580
Zanzibar: 1908-09 Sultan Ali bin Hamoud, imperforate colour trial in the colour for the 100r. black and blue with value tablets blank, fine and scarce. Photo.
313 | £380
Barbados: A mint selection in a stockbook, Q.V. to K.G.VI, incl. 1882-86 to 5s., 1892-93 to both 2s.6d., 1897 Jubilee to 2s.6d., 1905 to 2s.6d., 1906 Nelson set, 1909-10 to 1s., 1912-16 to 3s., 1916-19 to 3s., 1920-21 to 3s., Watermark Mult. Script CA 1d. block of four, 1921-24 to 3s., 1d. block of four with watermark inverted, 1938-47 perf. 131/2 x 13 1d. recut line, perf. 131/2 x 13 1d. scarlet, 3d. 'vertical line over horse's head' in block of four, 1947 perf. 131/2 x 13 1d. on 2d. broken ''E'', etc., mixed condition. (approx. 200)
645 | £880
Egypt: A collection in two albums, incl. 1868 5pa., 10pa., 20pa., 1pi., 2pi., 10pi. imperf. proofs, 10pi watermark upright mint, 1867-71 5pa. mint (2), to 5pi. used (3), 20pi. with single print on one side and double print on reverse used, 1872-75 to 5pi. used, 1874-75 perf. 121/2 10pa. tête-bêche vertical pairs used (2), 1pi. unused block of fifteen, perf. 131/2 x 121/2 5pa. tête-bêche vertical pair mint, 1914 to 200m. mint, 1932 100m. on £1 used, much cancellation interest with some used abroad, officials, Salt Tax revenues, Gaza with 1953 to £1 mint, range of covers with paquebots, postal stationery, forgeries, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
911 £100
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: Wrench's 'Links of Empire' postcard, Series 3, No. 2 depicting route and deck of the ''Discovery'' with handstamp and sent Oct. 7 1901 from Simonstown, Cape of Good Hope, to London. Wharton DA-2. Photo.
1290 £280
Laos: 1985 set overprinted ''1985'', unmounted mint, 250k. slightly stained, mainly fine. S.G. 813a-813m, cat. £1,520. Photo.
1682 £80
Zanzibar: 1908-09 10r., 30r. and 200r. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', with gum, varied condition. S.G. 239s, 241s, 245s, cat. £465. Photo.
314 £150
Barbados: A selection overprinted or perforated ''SPECIMEN'', comprising 1897 Jubilee to 2s.6d., 1906 Nelson set, 1909-10 to 1s., 1920-21 values to 3s., 1925-35 near complete values to 3s., 1938-47 to 5s., and 1946 Victory set, with gum, mixed condition. (55)
646 | £260
Egypt: Selection of 1937-44, 1944-52 and 1953 issues in a folder, incl. multiples, varieties, plate blocks covers, etc. (few 100s)
912 £100
Antarctica: British Antarctic Expedition 1901-04, Wrench's ''Links of Empire'' postcard, Series 3, No. 3 depicting explorers and sledge, with handstamp and sent Dec. 24 1901 from Lyttelton, New Zealand to London with same day Christchurch transit alongside. Wharton DA-3. Photo.
1292 £160
Latvia: 1940 Coat of Arms set and 1940 Arms of Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic 10s., 20s., 30s. (only these three values were distributed by the U.P.U.), mainly in strips of three, affixed to parts of archive sheet and cancelled three line ''SPÉCIMEN/COLLECTION/MAURITANIE'', unique items from the Mauritania Post Office U.P.U. specimen collection. (6 items)
1683 £140
Zanzibar: A small group comprising 1908-09 10r. unused, 20r. used (cancellation not guaranteed), 50r. imperf. proof without gum, and 1936 Jubilee set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', slightly mixed condition. Photo.
316 £100
Basutoland: 1901 (Sept. 2) registered envelope to Bombay bearing G.B. 1881 1d. lilac and Cape 6d. tied by Leribe c.d.s's, Ahmednagar Camp censor handstamp alongside. B.P.A. certificate (1997). Photo.
647 | £260
Egypt: Duplicated selection, 1923 to 1937, in a folder, incl. multiples, varieties, range of covers with registered mail, etc. (few 100s)
914 £220
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: Canterbury Times postcard (Gun Cotton Explosion) from the British National Expedition 1901-04 addressed to J.J. Kinsey in Christchurch bearing King Edward VII Land 1d. and Victoria Land 1d. cancelled by expedition c.d.s's of Feb. 27 1908 and Feb. 9 1911 respectively, an unusual item linking three different expeditions. Wharton DE-7. Photo.
1293 | £220
Latvia: A selection on leaves and loose, incl. 1923-26 set mint, 1930 Air set imperf. and perf. used, 1932 Air Charity set imperf. used, 1933 Air Charity set imperf. and perf. used, etc., varied condition. (129)
1684 £180
Zanzibar: 1913 50r., 100r. and 200r. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with lightly toned gum. S.G. 260es-260gs, cat. £555. Photo.
318 £130
Basutoland: 1935 Silver Jubilee 2d. variety 'dot to left of chapel' [Pl. 2B, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 12g, cat. £350. Photo.
648 £270
Egypt: A selection, comprising 1866 (Jan.) 10pi. slate perf. 121/2 x 13 compound used (Charles F. Hass certificate, 1998), 1874-75 Bûlâq perf. 121/2 2pi. yellow mint block of six [123-144] (Egypt Study Circle certificate, 1980), 21/2pi. violet mint block of four with inverted watermark, perf. 121/2 x 131/2 21/2pi. violet vertical tête-bêche pair unused (no gum), 1922 Proclamation of the Monarchy 3m. orange overprint type III with variety 'à cheval' used (Charles F. Hass certificate, 2001), and Officials 1922 1m. sepia with variety watermark inverted mint (Charles F. Hass certificate, 1995), also a reprint of the 1854 1a., slightly mixed condition.
915 £250
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: 1913 (Mar. 10) letter on Scottish Society of New Zealand, Christchurch stationery written with message of support by James Macintosh, Chief addressed to able seaman William McDonald on board the ''Terra Nova'' at Lyttelton. William 'Bill' McDonald had sailed from Lyttelton on both the second and third voyages of the ''Terra Nova'' and had helped to build the cross which stands atop Observation Hill, behind Scott Base in honour of the fallen members of the party. Mount McDonald in Victoria Land was later named was named by the New Zealand Federated Mountain Clubs Antarctic Expedition 1962-63 for him. Photo.
1297 | £210
Lithuania: An accumulation in a stockbook, incl. range of 1919 Typo issues, 1922 surcharges, 1938 First Olympiad sets used (11), etc. (few 100s)
1685 £75
Zanzibar: 1921-29 10r., 20r. and 30r. overprinted or perforated ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with lightly toned gum. S.G. 295s-297s. Photo.
319 £110
Basutoland: 1935 Silver Jubilee 3d. variety 'dot to left of chapel' [Pl. 2B, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 13g, cat. £375. Photo.
650 £250
Egypt: Express Stamps: A selection in a folder, incl. 1926-29 20m. green mint (6), used (6) and two covers, 20m. black and red one Royal misperforated, used on covers (2), etc. (84 stamps, 25 covers)
916 £450
Antarctica: Australasian Expedition 1911-14: British Antarctic Expedition envelope addressed to J.J. Kinsey in Chrischurch bearing Victoria Land 1d. cancelled by expedition c.d.s. of Feb. 9 1911, and with cachet ''LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/POSTED IN/ANTARCTICA/ (penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E.'' signed by ship's master John King Davis and carried on the ''Aurora'' to Hobart arriving Mar. 12 1912 and with N.Z. 1d. Universal cancelled at Christchurch on Aug. 9, slight tone spotting but a rare dual expedition item. Photo.
1298 £140
Luxembourg: 1923 Birth 10f. green miniature sheet, mint and fine. S.G. MS221. Photo.
1686 £200
Zanzibar: 1922 (ca.) Dhow 10r. indigo and purple perforated sample proof on unwatermarked paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type DS2) and mounted on card (54 x 43mm) with sample no. ''A 57'' below, the card with corner bend clear of trial. Photo.
320 £60
Basutoland: 1935 Silver Jubilee 3d. variety 'dot to left of chapel' [Pl. 2B, R. 8/3], mint, light gum toning and heavy hinge, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2019). S.G. 13g, cat. £375. Photo.
652 £170
Egypt: Postage Dues: 1914-15 2m. to 1p. with watermark star to left of crescent, each in a mint plate block of four, fine. S.G. D84w, D85w, D86w, cat. £488+. Photo.
917 £150
Antarctica: Wilkins-Hearst Expedition 1928-30: Envelope signed by both Hubert Wilkins and chief pilot Carl Eilson, bearing Falkland Is. 1d. tied by ''Wilkins Antarctic/Expedition/Deception/Island'' cachet in green and Port Stanley ''29 OC/28'' c.d.s., the cover later carried on the 1931 Wilkins-Ellsworth Trans-Arctic Submarine Expedition with expedition cachet, New York June 1 1931 duplex, G.B. 11/2d. cancelled Oct. 3 and New York Oct. 14 backstamp. Photo.
1302 | £420
Malaya and States: A collection in an album, Q.V. to K.G.VI, incl. Straits Settlements 1892-99 3c carmine rose malformed ''S'' used, 3c. brown with repaired ''S'' used, $5 used, K.E.VII to $1 used, K.G.V to $5 used, Federated Malay States, B.M.A., Johore, Malacca, Pahang 1935-41 to $5 mint, Perak 1935-37 to $5 mint, Perlis 1951-55 to $5 mint, Selangor, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
 
321 £200
Basutoland: 1935 Silver Jubilee 6d. variety 'dot by flagstaff' [Pl. 4, R. 8/4], fine used. S.G. 14h, cat. £475. Photo.
653 £200
Egypt: Officials: 1926-35 1m. to 50m. in blocks of four, with oblique perforations from the 'Royal' Printings, with full gum, some gum toning, otherwise fine. Photo.
918 £480
Antarctica: Ellsworth Trans-Antarctic Flight Expeditions 1933-36: Telegram sent from the Antarctic Peninsula on Dec. 30 1934 by Bernt Balchen, expedition pilot, to his wife in Norway, from the ''Wyatt Earp'' with interesting message ''NO LONG FLIGHT MADE YET WEATHER BAD ONLY ONE FLIGHT MADE SO FAR MORE NEWS SOON ALL WELL LOVE = BERNT''. With copy of article detailing expedition movements. Photo.
1303 £280
Malaya and States: Covers and Cancellations: World War II, a selection, incl. three censored covers, five pieces used as Stamp Duty, a few later items, etc. (20 items). Photo.