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British Empire and Foreign Countries Postage Stamps & Postal History

Sale number: 59

Wednesday 6th October 2010

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501 £4000
Pitcairn Islands: 1940 to 2008, a large accumulation of complete unmounted mint sheets and miniature sheets in seven sheet albums and four folders, incl. 1946 Victory sets (60, one 3d. showing flagstaff flaw), many years complete from 1978 with a few sets and miniature sheets missing, etc. (many 1,000's)
502 £3400
Pitcairn Islands: 1953 to 2008, a large and comprehensive collection in twenty Lighthouse albums, virtually complete mint and used, f.d.c.'s, plate and corner blocks of four from 1963, later issues have lower blocks of ten, gutter pairs and blocks, up to 27 sets of each issue, some f.d.c.'s signed by the designer, ''photographic proofs'', etc. (1,000s)
503 £850
Pitcairn Islands: An accumulation in an album, stockbook, packets and loose contained in a carton, incl. 1949 Silver Wedding 10s. used (2), 1988 Fishes sets (20 in blocks of four), 1990 $4.40 booklets (15), range of plate blocks of four, gutter blocks, issues to 2008, also 5 stockbooks of foreign, etc. (1,000s)
504 £210
Pitcairn Islands: A selection of mainly Q.E.II minor varieties in a stockbook, incl. plate flaws, watermark varieties with 1981 Landscapes watermark Crown to right of CA 6c., 9c., 20c. in gutter pairs (2 each), 1981 Royal Wedding $1.20 watermark inverted, etc. (421)
505 £190
Pitcairn Islands: An accumulation of mainly Q.E.II covers and cards in a carton, incl. f.d.c.'s, also a quantity of overseas commercial covers, etc. (100s)
508 £170
Pitcairn Islands: Literature: A library in three cartons, incl. many books on the Mutiny, copies of Government reports on Pitcairn, travel books, magazines, etc.
512 £450
Pitcairn Islands: Picture Postcards, a collection of picture postcards in an album, incl. real photographic, topographical, ships, scenes from island life, etc. (152)
513 £700
Pitcairn Islands: Ship Marks, a selection of covers from 1936 to 2001 in two albums, incl. a good range of Ships' cachets, Paquebot marks, etc. (114 items)
515 £1150
Pitcairn Islands: 1920-27 The Semi-Official cachet period: 1920 envelope to Rotterdam with faint ''POSTED AT PITCAIRN ISLAND'' handstamp in red at top, front also with black circular ''T/25/CENTIMES'' and Netherlands 1912-21 Postage Due 25c. applied cancelled by Rotterdam 1920 (Dec. 29) c.d.s., a similar c.d.s. on reverse and framed ''B540'' handstamp, a rare early cover pre-dating the 'No Stamps Available' cachets. B.P.A. certificate (2010). Photo.
516 £450
Pitcairn Islands: 1920-27 The Semi-Official cachet period: 1923 (Jan.) envelope to New Zealand, endorsed in red ink ''Posted at Pitcairn Island'' with ''WELLINGTON/OFFICIAL PAID datestamp, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
518 £1550
Pitcairn Islands: 1920-27 The Semi-Official cachet period: 1925 envelope to Ireland, bearing a fine strike of the ''POSTED IN PITCAIRN/NO STAMPS AVAILABLE'' type 1 (C1) in black, London receiving mark of Aug. 2, and handstruck ''11/2/F.B.'', a few small faults, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
519 £400
Pitcairn Islands: 1920-27 The Semi-Official cachet period: 1925 piece handstamped in violet as cachet type V but with second line shown as ''No Stamps Available'', with ''WELLINGTON/LOOSE LETTERS/N.Z.'' 1925 (Jan. 7) datestamp below, very scarce. S.G. C5a. B.P.A. certificate (2010) Photo.
520 £450
Pitcairn Islands: 1920-27 The Semi-Official cachet period: 1929 ''Iremonger'' envelope to England, bearing two strikes of the ''POSTED AT PITCAIRN ISLAND/NO STAMPS AVAILABLE'' type XI (C14) in violet, with handstruck ''11/2D/134'' and 1/2d., 1d. postage dues affixed, cancelled ''LANGFORD/BRISTOL'' c.d.s.'s. Photo.
521 £150
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1926 (date error ) (Nov. 19) envelope, registered to Australia, bearing New Zealand 1900 1d., 1909-26 1d., 1926-34 Admiral 1d., 1935 1d., 1935 Air 1d., 1936 Anzac set, all cancelled by Agency c.d.s's, registration label number ''112'' with Agency c.d.s., on reverse has Brisbane and Red Hill c.d.s.'s,some slight staining. Photo.
522 £920
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1927 to 1940 selection of envelopes, all bearing New Zealand adhesives (also one Niue stamp), all cancelled Agency c.d.s.'s, three with date error ''1926'' for ''1939'', good to fine. (37 items)
523 £210
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1927 (June 7, first day) envelope bearing New Zealand War Tax 1/2d. stamps (2), cancelled by Agency c.d.s. on the first day, with two cachets in violet ''PITCAIRN ISLANDS/N.Z. Postal Agency/1927'' and ''Opening Day/ EDGAR CHRISTIAN/POSTMASTER'', an unusual item but its status is unknown. Photo.
524 £170
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1928 (July 9) envelope, registered to England, bearing New Zealand 1920 Victory 1/2d., 1d., 1926-34 Admiral 1d., K.G.V 11/2d. (3), cancelled by Agency c.d.s.'s, registration label number ''98'', fine. Photo.
525 £350
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1928 (Aug. 10) two ''Iremonger'' envelopes, registered to England, bearing New Zealand 1901 Universal 1d. pair, 1907-08 3d., and 1926-34 Admiral 1d., K.G.V. 4d., neatly cancelled by Agency c.d.s.'s, both with registration transit mark of London dated Sept. 22, fine. Photo.
526 £210
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1928 (Nov. 28) envelope, registered to New Zealand, bearing New Zealand K.G.V 4d., most unusually franked by circular framed ''R'', with registration label number ''123'' neatly cancelled by Agency c.d.s., scarce. Photo.
527 £320
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1930 to 1936 envelopes ( 6), five to England, one to Argentina, bearing Great Britain stamps, K.G.V 1/2d. pair, single 1d., 1935 Silver Jubilee 11/2d., 21/2d., all cancelled by Agency c.d.s.'s, also envelope bearing 1935 Silver Jubilee 11/2d. with indistinct cancel, handstruck ''1/2D/I.S./G.'' with 1/2d. green postage due, circular framed ''T/10/CENTIMES'', has Agency c.d.s. on reverse, fine.
528 £130
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1930 (Aug. 5) two similar envelopes to England, bearing Great Britain 1/2d. and 1d., both cancelled by Agency c.d.s.'s, one has ''1/2d.'' the other has ''1D/TO PAY/75'' postage due handstamps of Birmingham, latter has been crossed out.
530 £380
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1930 (Dec. 12) envelope to Norfolk Island bearing New Zealand 1926-34 Admiral 1d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s., two Norfolk Is. 1931 (Feb. 5) backstamps, a rare destination. Photo.
532 £130
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1931 (June 11) ''Cutress'' stampless envelope to England, bearing Agency c.d.s., handstruck ''1D/I.S./G.'' and 1d. postage due stamp (torn). Photo.
533 £230
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1932 (Nov. 5) envelope to California, bearing New Zealand 1929 Anti-Tuberculosis 1d. + 1d. (2), both with Agency c.d.s.'s, fine and scarce. Photo.
534 £240
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1932 (Nov. 23) brown envelope addressed to Gerald D. Bliss, Postmaster, Canal Zone, franked New Zealand K.G.V 2d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s., it was Bliss who was instrumental in having the 'No Stamps Available' cachets recognised as valid for postage, and he also helped in setting up the New Zealand Postal Agency. Photo.
537 £110
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1935 (Feb. 12) envelope to England, bearing New Zealand 1907-08 1s. orange-red, cancelled by clear Agency c.d.s., fine. Photo.
538 £290
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1935 (Mar. 22) Karl Lewis illustrated envelope (Pitcairn Island from the sea) to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand K.G.V 11/2d. orange-brown, cancelled by Agency c.d.s. Photo.
539 £270
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1935 (Apr. 4) ''YACHT VAGABONDIA'' envelope to Amsterdam franked New Zealand 1926-34 Admiral 1d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s., front also with manuscript ''T 15'' in red with Netherlands 15c. Postage Due applied cancelled Amsterdam 1935 (May 3) c.d.s. Photo.
540 £300
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1935 (May 9) Karl Lewis illustrated envelope (Pitcairn Island from the sea) to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand K.G.V 11/2d. orange-brown, cancelled by Agency c.d.s. and with Cristobal Paquebot duplex, fine. Photo.
541 £200
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1936 Karl Lewis illustrated envelope (Pitcairn Island from the sea) to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand 1935 1/2d. bright green (2), cancelled by Agency c.d.s. and Balboa Paquebot, fine. Photo.
542 £300
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1936 Karl Lewis illustrated envelope (Bounty Bay Pitcairn Island) to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand 1935 1/2d. bright green pair, cancelled by Agency c.d.s., fine. Photo.
543 £190
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1936 envelope to England, bearing New Zealand 1935 1/2d. bright green (2) and 1933 Health 1d. + 1d., both cancelled by lightly struck Agency c.d.s.'s, fine. Photo.
545 £140
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1936 envelope to New Zealand, bearing New Zealand 1936 Health 1d. + 1d., cancelled by oily Agency c.d.s., fine. Photo.
547 £200
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1936 (Mar. 19) envelope, registered to Niue, bearing New Zealand 1935 8d. chocolate, cancelled by Agency c.d.s., registration label number ''63'' also with Agency c.d.s., a few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
548 £100
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1936 (Nov. 24) envelope, registered to Australia, bearing New Zealand 1936 Industries 1/2d., 1d. and 21/2d., cancelled by lightly struck Agency c.d.s's, registration label number ''113'' with Agency c.d.s. with date error of ''1926'', on reverse has Sydney, Willoughby and Chatswood c.d.s.'s, slightly stained, otherwise fine. Photo.
549 £75
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1936 (Dec. 17) envelope to England, bearing New Zealand 1935 21/2d. chocolate and slate cancelled by lightly struck Agency c.d.s., fine. Photo.
550 £700
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1937, 1938, a collection of covers in an album, incl. illustrated covers, cachets, destinations with Uganda, Zanzibar, all bearing New Zealand adhesives with Agency c.d.s.'s, registered mail, etc. (45 items)
551 £100
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1937 (Apr. 29) envelope to U.S.A. from Roy Clark and endorsed ''Via Panama'', bearing U.S.A. 1c. (5) applied by Gerald Bliss the Postmaster of Canal Zone, cancelled by Balboa slogans, with Agency c.d.s. on reverse. Photo.
552 £290
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1937 (July 21) envelope to U.S.A., readdressed upon arrival, bearing New Zealand 1935 1d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s. with another strike below, also has double ring cachet ''POST OFFICE BAY/GALAPAGOS'', unusual. Photo.
554 £190
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1938 to 1940, envelopes (7) bearing New Zealand K.G.VI adhesives, all cancelled by Agency c.d.s.'s, and have the ''H.M.S. BOUNTY 1789/PITCAIRN ISLAND/HANDS ACROSS THE SEA'' cachets in violet, black or blue, fine. Photo.
556 £210
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1938 (Apr. 10) envelope, registered to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand 1935 4d. black and sepia cancelled by oily Agency c.d.s.'s, with registered label number ''189'' with Agency c.d.s., on reverse has Cristobal, New Orleans and Chicago registered c.d.s.'s, fine. Photo.
557 £75
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1938 (Apr. 29) illustrated envelope (The Isle of Romance) to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand K.G.VI 1/2d. green and 1937 1d. Coronation, cancelled by Agency c.d.s., with order form from International Stamp Co., fine. Photo.
558 £75
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1938 (Apr. 29) illustrated envelope (The Isle of Romance) to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand K.G.VI 1/2d. green and 1937 1d. Coronation, cancelled by Agency c.d.s., fine. Photo.
559 £75
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1938 (Apr. 29) illustrated envelope (The Isle of Romance) to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand 1937 Health 1d. + 1d., cancelled by Agency c.d.s., fine. Photo.
560 £160
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1938 (May 7) envelope to Australia, readdressed to Tasmania, bearing New Zealand 1936 Health 1d. + 1d., cancelled by Agency c.d.s., fine. Photo.
566 £850
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1939 (Dec. 13) Visit of the U.S.S. ''North Star'' carrying Rear Admiral Byrd and 44 members of the U.S. Antarctic Service, anchored off Pitcairn for water and repairs. Envelope bearing New Zealand 1935 21/2d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s., with Wellington receiving mark, also signed by Alta Christian, scarce. Photo.
567 £600
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1939 (Dec. 13) Visit of the U.S.S. ''North Star'' carrying Rear Admiral Byrd and 44 members of the U.S. Antarctic Service, anchored off Pitcairn for water and repairs. Envelope bearing New Zealand 1935 2d. cancelled by Wellington c.d.s., with Agency c.d.s. alongside, scarce. Photo.
570 £450
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1939 (Dec. 13) Visit of the U.S.S. ''North Star'' carrying Rear Admiral Byrd and 44 members of the U.S. Antarctic Service, anchored off Pitcairn for water and repairs. Envelope addressed to ''425 West Eufaula, United States of America'' without stamps, with Agency c.d.s. with ''R.E.C.'' initials, and with a note stating ''POSTAGE ON THIS LETTER/PREPAID WHEN MAILED/ON PITCAIRN ISLAND'', the address was insufficient and the cover was forwarded in 1940 (Feb. 6) to Norman, Oklahoma, in a San Francisco Post Office Department official envelope, scarce. Photo.
571 £1000
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1939 (Dec. 14) Visit of the U.S.S. ''North Star'' carrying Rear Admiral Byrd and 44 members of the U.S. Antarctic Service, anchored off Pitcairn for water and repairs. Envelope bearing New Zealand 1935 21/2d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s., with Wellington receiving mark, also signed by Admiral Byrd, scarce. Photo.
573 £620
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1939 (Dec. 14) Visit of the U.S.S. ''North Star'' carrying Rear Admiral Byrd and 44 members of the U.S. Antarctic Service, anchored off Pitcairn for water and repairs. Envelope to Chatham, Massachusetts without stamps, with Agency c.d.s. and ''R.E.C.'' initials, also has pictorial Antarctic cachet, scarce. Photo.
574 £700
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1939 (Dec. 14) Visit of the U.S.S. ''North Star'' carrying Rear Admiral Byrd and 44 members of the U.S. Antarctic Service, anchored off Pitcairn for water and repairs. Printed ''Aboard the ANTARCTIC SNOW CRUISER'' envelope to U.S.A., endorsed ''Ted Petras, U.S. Antarctic Expedition U.S.S. North Star, Dunedin New Zealand'', bearing New Zealand 1935 21/2d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s., and 1935 4d. cancelled by Wellington c.d.s. with ''AHUREI/ILE RAPA'' c.d.s., and straight line ''AHUREI ILE RAPA'', scarce. Photo.
575 £620
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1939 (Dec. 14) Visit of the U.S.S. ''North Star'' carrying Rear Admiral Byrd and 44 members of the U.S. Antarctic Service, anchored off Pitcairn for water and repairs. Printed ''Aboard the ANTARCTIC SNOW CRUISER'' envelope to U.S.A., endorsed ''Daddy Petras, U.S.S. North Star, Dunedin New Zealand'', bearing New Zealand 1935 21/2d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s., and 1935 4d. cancelled by Wellington c.d.s. with ''AHUREI/ILE RAPA'' c.d.s., and straight line ''AHUREI ILE RAPA'', scarce. Photo.
577 £190
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1940 (Jan. 2) envelopes (10) with H.M.S. Bounty cachets, all bearing New Zealand 1940 Centenary values cancelled by Agency c.d.s., all but two with circular ''PITCAIRN/ISLAND/150 Years Anniversary'' cachets, fine.
578 £180
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1940 (July 31) envelope to Tasmania, bearing New Zealand 1935 Pictorial 5d. ultramarine, cancelled by Agency c.d.s., with ''BY AIR MAIL'' cachet and manuscript ''BY AIR IN AUSTRALIA'', some minor staining, otherwise fine. Photo.
580 £420
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1940 (Oct. 14) two large ''White-Cooper'' envelopes, registered to England, bearing New Zealand 1940 Centenary set (less 8d.) all cancelled by Agency c.d.s.'s. Photo.
581 £140
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1940 (Oct. 14) envelope, registered to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand 1937 Coronation 6d., cancelled by Agency c.d.s. has handwritten registration label number ''31'', also has ''H.M.S. Bounty'' cachet in violet, also front only, registered to England, bearing New Zealand 1937 Coronation 1d., 21/2d. and 1940 1d. with Agency c.d.s.'s and similar handwritten registration label number ''28''. Photo.
583 £110
Pitcairn Island: The New Zealand Postal Agency 1927-40: 1940 (Oct. 14) envelope, registered to Australia, bearing New Zealand 1940 Centenary 2d. and 3d., cancelled by Agency c.d.s. has handwritten registration label number ''36'', has Sydney receiving mark on reverse. Photo.
584 £520
Pitcairn Islands: The Radio Communication Cachet: 1938 to 1940, a collection of covers in an album, incl. 1938 (Mar. 18) long envelope with ''PITCAIRN ISLAND EXPEDITION'' envelope signed by Richard Edgar Chistian, unaddressed, bearing New Zealand 1935 1d. with Agency c.d.s., 1939 (Aug. 18) envelope, registered to Panama, bearing New Zealand 1938 K.G.VI 1/2d. (6) uncancelled, with registration label number ''132'', all with the Radio cachet, etc. (29 items)
585 £400
Pitcairn Islands: The Radio Communication Cachet: 1938 (Mar. 18) long envelope to U.S.A., with printed ''PITCAIRN ISLAND/EXPEDITION'' with photograph of ''Granville P. Lindley Installation Engineer, Radio Station, bearing New Zealand 1935 1d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s. and Radio cachet, scarce. Photo.
587 £300
Pitcairn Islands: The Radio Communication Cachet: 1938 (June 24) Radio Communication illustrated postcard with printed call sign ''VR6A'' followed by manuscript ''Y''. The first printing of 500 has the ''Y'' omitted, and in October the corrected cards arrived. Addressed to England, bearing New Zealand 1935 1d. cancelled by Agency c.d.s. in violet and Radio cachet. Photo.
588 £230
Pitcairn Islands: The Radio Communication Cachet: 1938 (Oct 7) Radio Communication illustrated postcard with printed call sign ''VR6A'' followed by manuscript ''Y''. The first printing of 500 has the ''Y'' omitted, and in October the corrected cards arrived. Addressed to U.S.A., bearing U.S.A. 3c., cancelled by Cristobal Paquebot duplex with Agency c.d.s. and Radio cachet. Photo.
591 £160
Pitcairn Islands: The Radio Communication Cachet: 1938 (Oct. 7) Radio Communication four illustrated envelopes to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand 1935 1d. cancelled Agency c.d.s.'s and Radio cachet, two with ''SALVAGED AT SEE BY THE/SCHOONER MARY JANE, March 24'' cachet, signed by L.S. Bellem Jr. Director of Engineering, Richard Edgar Christian, Chief Magistrate, Granville P. Lindley Radio Engineer and Andrew C. Young Radio Operator respectively, minor staining only. Photo.
592 £140
Pitcairn Islands: The Radio Communication Cachet: 1938 (Oct. 7) Radio Communication illustrated postcards (5) with printed call sign ''VR6A'' followed by printed ''Y'' from the replacement printing, three bearing 1940 1d., one with 1/2d., one unused.
593 £180
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1939 (Sept. 11) envelope to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand 1935 21/2d., cancelled by Agency c.d.s., violet boxed ''PASSED BY/CENSOR 3'' and ''OPENED BY CENSOR'' label at left, early item. Photo.
594 £880
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1939 (Dec. 14) ''U.S.S. North Star'' cacheted envelope to U.S.A., bearing New Zealand 1940 Centenary 3d. cancelled by Wellington c.d.s. with Agency c.d.s. below with ''R.E.C.'' initials, has ''Opened and passed by Censor/in New Zealand and cancelled by violet circular ''PASSED BY CENSOR/29'' (unreported). Has original typed letter with United States Department of the Interior heading, most unusual. Photo.
597 £110
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1940 (Jan. 23) unstamped illustrated envelope to Holland, endorsed on flap ''J.H. Dutith, American Schooner Yankee, Pitcairn Island'', has 150 year commemorative cachet, manuscript ''T25'' and Dutch 10c. and 15c. postage dues, also ''Opened and Passed by Censor/in New Zealand'' label, cancelled violet circular ''PASSED BY CENSOR N.Z./35''. Photo.
598 £170
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1940 (Aug. 14) envelope, registered to England, bearing New Zealand 1935 11/2d. and 3d., cancelled by Agency c.d.s., registration label number ''169'' with Agency cancel, ''OPENED BY/EXAMINER 3780'' label at left, on reverse has Balboa, Cristobal and New York datestamps. Photo.
599 £300
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1940 (Oct. 15) plain first day envelope, registered to Australia, bearing 1940-51 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set, with registration cachet, censor label and cachet at right. Photo.
600 £60
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1940 (Oct. 15) plain first day envelope, registered to Australia, bearing 1940-51 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set, with registration cachet, censor label and cachet at right, some staining.
601 £170
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1940 (Dec. 14) long envelope, registered to U.S. Virgin Islands, bearing New Zealand 1935 3d. (2) cancelled by Agency c.d.s., with handwritten registration label number ''18'', has ''Opened and passed by Censor/in New Zealand'' label, tied by violet circular ''PASSED BY CENSOR N.Z./21'', on reverse has New York, Frederiksted and Christiansted datestamps. Photo.
602 £140
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1941 incoming envelope from Sweden to Pitcairn, with receiving c.d.s. of Nov. 8 1942, double circular ''PASSED BY CENSOR'' and red boxed ''2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/1106''. Photo.
603 £180
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1941 (Sept. 14) envelope, registered to Federated Malay States, bearing 1940-51 3d. and 6d., handstruck registration cachet, censor label at right, violet boxed ''NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER'', on reverse has New York, Liverpool and San Francisco transit marks, some staining, otherwise fine. Photo.
605 £110
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1942, three envelopes from U.S.A. to Pitcairn, all with receiving c.d.s. of 1943, two with censor labels, other with ''U.S. CENSORSHIP/EXAMINED'' in violet.
607 £110
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1942, 1943, three envelopes from New Zealand to Pitcairn, all with receiving c.d.s.'s, and censor labels at left.
610 £140
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1942, 1943, two envelopes from New Zealand to Pitcairn, both with receiving c.d.s.'s, one with censor label and cachet, other is an On Service envelope with circular ''N.Z.E.F./FIELD/POST OFFICE'' and censor cachet. Photo.
611 £110
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1942 to 1944, three envelopes from Australia to Pitcairn, two with receiving c.d.s.'s, all with censor tape and cachets at left. Photo.
612 £110
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1942 to 1944, three envelopes from Australia to Pitcairn, all with receiving c.d.s.'s, and with censor tape and cachets at left.
613 £150
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1942 (Mar. 4) printed ''La Voz de los Andes'' (Radio station) envelope to Pitcairn, bearing ''PITCAIRN ISLAND'' double ring c.d.s. boxed ''2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/1103'' and ''EXAMINED BY/5411'' label, a little scruffy. Photo.
614 £100
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1942 (Aug. 19) four similar long envelopes, registered to U.S.A., each bearing two marginal blocks of four making up the 1940 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set, fine. Photo.
615 £130
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1942 (Aug. 19) envelope, registered to U.S.A., bearing 1940-51 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set, with registration cachet, censor label at left, also violet cachet ''RECEIVED UNSEALED AT..'' with two Officially Sealed labels on reverse. Photo.
616 £260
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1942 (Sept. 3) envelope, registered to Canada, bearing 1940-51 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set the 1/2d. is a pair and 1d., 11/2d. are in blocks of four, with registration cachet, censor label at left. Photo.
617 £75
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1942 (Sept.10) soiled envelope to Papua, bearing 1940-51 1d., censor label at left, also violet ''NOT TRANSMISSIBLE'', redirected in Sydney by the Australian Army Base Post Office with label on reverse. Photo.
618 £100
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1942 (Oct. 5) envelope, registered to Argentine, bearing 1940-51 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set, with registration cachet, censor label and cachet at right, roughly opened. Photo.
619 £160
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1942 incoming envelope from Australia to Pitcairn, with receiving mark of Feb. 14 1943, boxed ''H.M./NAVAL/SERVICE'' and two different censor labels and violet boxed ''PASSED/BY/CENSOR'', fine. Photo.
621 £150
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1943, four envelopes from U.S.A. to Pitcairn, all with receiving c.d.s.'s of 1943 or 1944, with censor tape at left.
622 £240
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1943, three envelopes, two from England and one from A.P.O. 644 to Pitcairn, all with receiving c.d.s.'s of 1944, two with censor tape and one with circular ''PASSED BY/BASE/1006/ARMY/EXAMINER''. Photo.
624 £110
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1943, three envelopes from U.S.A. to Pitcairn, all with receiving c.d.s.'s of 1943, and have censor tape at left.
625 £110
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1943, two envelopes, registered from Australia to Pitcairn, both with receiving c.d.s.'s of 1943 or 1944 with censor labels and cachets. Photo.
635 £110
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1944, 1945, three covers from U.S.A. to Pitcairn, all with receiving c.d.s.'s of 1944 or 1945, and with censor tape at left.
636 £60
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1944 envelope from Canada to Pitcairn, with receiving c.d.s. dated 30 Jan. 1945, censor label at left. Photo.
638 £110
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1944 (Jan. 12) decorative envelope to U.S.A., bearing 1940-51 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d., censor tape at left, with original typed enclosure from Roy P. Clark, enclosing small souvenir card with sample of wood from the home of John Adams. Photo.
640 £110
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1944 (Mar. 12) envelope, registered to U.S. Virgin Islands, bearing 1940-51 6d. cancelled by Pitcairn c.d.s., censor tape at left, registered handstamp, also has ''Received in bad condition at'', also has extra tape and paper re-sealing the envelope, on reverse has New York, San Francisco, Christiansted and Frederiksted transit and receiving marks. Photo.
641 £210
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1944 (Mar. 17) O.H.M.S. envelope from the Western Pacific High Commission to Pitcairn c/o British Consul Colon, Panama, bearing circular ''FIJI/OFFICIAL/W.P.H.C./PAID'' with another strike over, Suva c.d.s. and Pitcairn receiving mark of June 25, censor label at left, with Colon datestamp on reverse. Photo.
642 £140
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1944 (May 26) Bounty cachet envelope, registered to New Zealand, bearing 1940-51 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set, with registration cachet, censor label at left. Photo.
644 £130
Pitcairn Island: Censored Mail: 1944 (July 14) Bounty cachet envelope, registered to Australia, bearing 1940-51 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set, with registration cachet, censor label at left also handstruck ''DUTY''. Photo.
648 £90
Pitcairn Islands: Censored Mail: 1947 envelope and 1953 airletter sheet, both to Pitcairn, the former with receiving c.d.s., censor label and cachet, the latter with censor cachet. Photo.
649 £600
Pitcairn Islands: 1940-51 Issue: 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set of eight values perforated ''SPECIMEN'', fine with lightly toned gum. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 1s-8s (less 4d. and 8d.), cat. 1,200. Photo.
650 £480
Pitcairn Islands: 1940-51 Issue: 1/2d. to 2s.6d. set of eight values perforated ''SPECIMEN'', the 2s.6d. with a few short perfs. otherwise fine with lightly toned full gum. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 1s-8s (less 4d. and 8d.), cat. 1,200. Photo.
651 £620
Pitcairn Island: 1940-51 Issue: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. sets in plate blocks of four, set in sheet number blocks of four, extra 4d. and 8d. plate blocks of eight, etc. (254)
652 £60
Pitcairn Island: 1940-51 Issue: 1/2d. to 1s. in blocks of four, 2s.6d. (3) with extra 6d., 1s. used on large registered plain f.d.c. to New Zealand, on reverse has ''RECEIPT FOR A REGISTERED ARTICLE''.
655 £210
Pitcairn Island: 1940-51 Issue: 1/2d. and 2d. used on 1955 United Nations prepaid reply card used from United Nations (Sept. 1) to Pitcairn, then posted back to Mayland on October 19th., unusual. Photo.
656 £170
Pitcairn Island: 1940-51 Issue: 1d. unmounted mint block of four, the top left stamp showing a circular unprinted area due to a piece of paper probably from a punched out hole becoming attached during printing, a few small gum wrinkles otherwise fine, unusual. S.G. 2 var. Photo.
657 £1200
Pitcairn Island: 1940-51 Issue: 2d. green and brown, in an unmounted mint block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet showing the exceptionally rare ''1 2'' plate numbers from the eighth printing, superb. Photo.
658 £450
Pitcairn Island: 1940-51 Issue: 4d. and 8d. a collection of mainly covers on leaves, incl. f.d.c.'s, illustrated covers, registered mail, plate blocks of four, etc. (30 items)
662 £260
Pitcairn Islands: A mainly mint K.G.VI selection in packets, incl. 1940-51 sets in blocks of four (2 of each except 6d.), 8d. in imprint block of eight, 1949 Silver Wedding 10s. in imprint block of four, 1949 U.P.U. sets (14 in blocks), etc. (376)
663 £750
Pitcairn Island: 1943-58 Clyde Carricker's album, containing 41 covers and a few letters from Roy P. Clark to Mrs. Susan Dill, plus about a dozen postcards to her, photographs (28) of Islanders and Island scenes, thirteen covers and letters from Myrtle Ward to Susan Dill (eight with the stamps removed), incoming covers to Roy P. Clark from Australia, England, Fiji and France.
664 £780
Pitcairn Island: 1946 to 1949, a collection of K.G.VI covers in an album, incl. many first day with 1949 Silver Wedding sets (6, three are illustrated), 1949 U.P.U. sets (21), etc., varied condition. (94 items)
665 £190
Pitcairn Island: 1946 to 1949, a mainly mint K.G.VI collection on leaves, incl. 1949 Silver Wedding 10s. unmounted mint blocks of four (5, incl. two plate blocks and imprint block, all have toned gum, 1949 U.P.U. sets in plate blocks of four and six, etc., varied condition. (179)
666 £220
Pitcairn Islands: 1946 Victory set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', fine with full gum. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 9-10s, cat. 350. Photo.
667 £180
Pitcairn Islands: 1946 Victory set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum, each with 'King Farouk Collection' handstamp on reverse. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 9-10s, cat. 350. Photo.
668 £60
Pitcairn Islands: 1946 Victory set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', some toning on reverse otherwise fine with gum. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 9-10s, cat. 350. Photo.
670 £80
Pitcairn Islands: 1947 ''Congrs Postal Universel'' presentation booklet containing 1940 and 1946 Victory sets affixed inside, scarce.
671 £60
Pitcairn Islands: 1947 ''Congrs Postal Universel'' presentation booklet containing 1940 and 1946 Victory sets affixed inside, scarce.
672 £800
Pitcairn Islands: 1949 Silver Wedding set, in unmounted mint complete sheets, some folding, very slight overall toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 11, 12, cat. 2,520+. Photo.
674 £350
Pitcairn Island: 1953 Coronation imperforate die proof of the central vignette only, printed in black on lined wove paper (25 x 30mm), faint vertical red crayon line. This design was used for the majority of the Colonies. Photo.
675 £300
Pitcairn Islands: 1953 Coronation 4d. black and deep bluish green in a complete unmounted mint plate ''1a 1a'' sheet (folded) of 60 with sheet number ''001'' at top right, scarce.
678 £190
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 8d. with variety pale blue (beak) omitted, fine and fresh unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet. S.G. 42a, cat 450. Photo.
679 £180
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 8d. with variety pale blue (beak) omitted, fine and fresh unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 42a, cat 450. Photo.
680 £500
Pitcairn Islands: 1965 I.C.Y. 1d. with variety ''TRISTAN DA CUNHA'' offset on back in purple, fine unmounted mint from the lower left corner of the sheet. S.G. 51a. 550. Photo.
681 £280
Pitcairn Islands: 1967 1/2c. on 1/2d. unmounted mint horizontal pair from the upper right corner of the sheet, one showing variety surcharge double, one albino, fine. S.G. 69b. Photo.
682 £210
Pitcairn Island: 1972 South Pacific Commission 20c., a preliminary pencil sketch close to issued design on tracing paper (190 x 122mm), signed by the designer Jennifer Toombs.
683 £230
Pitcairn Islands: 1978 Coronation $1.20 miniature sheet unmounted mint with silver (inscription and frame) printed double, fine and rare, also two other sheets showing shifts of the silver printing. S.G. MS189var. Photo.
686 £240
Pitcairn Island: 1982 Fruit, handpainted rough for the 70c. design on paper (202 x 126mm), signed by the designer D. Padden. Photo.
688 £190
Pitcairn Islands: 1985 Paintings $2 with ''1835'' for ''1825'' date error, in four plate blocks of four from each corner of the sheet also two singles, fine unmounted mint. See note after S.G. 267.
689 £260
Pitcairn Islands: 2008 Flowers and Bees $1.50 unmounted mint block of four from the upper right corner of the sheet with error ''Vatu'' at top. Reportedly the majority of the upper margins were removed before sale. S.G. 765 var. Photo.
690 £1300
Pitcairn Islands: Booklets: 1940 4s.8d. black on deep green, stapled at left, with all stamps inverted. One of the rarest booklets of the K.G.VI period. S.G. B1, cat. 3,000. Photo.
691 £1550
Pitcairn Islands: Booklets: 1940 4s.8d. black on deep green, stapled at left, with all stamps inverted. One of the rarest booklets of the K.G.VI period. S.G. B1, cat. 3,000. Photo.
692 £1450
Pitcairn Islands: Booklets: 1940 4s.8d. black on deep green, with brass fastner at left, with all stamps inverted. One of the rarest booklets of the K.G.VI period. S.G. B1, cat. 3,000. Photo.
693 £900
Pitcairn Islands: Booklets: 1940 4s.8d. black on deep green, stapled at left (staple has been replaced), with all stamps upright. One of the rarest booklets of the K.G.VI period. S.G. B1, cat. 3,000. Photo.
694 £280
Pitcairn Islands: Booklets: 1940 4s.8d. black on deep green booklet cover only. Photo.
695 £1150
Antigua: Essays and Proofs: 11/2d. stamp-size frame essay in black on glazed card with hand-painted value tablet, affixed to card (89 x 114mm) dated ''12 APR 1918'' at top with additional manuscript ''Approved/WHM/16.4.18'' at foot, further pencil manuscript ''4 9/18 Reqsn for special 11/2d. from new border plate for o/prtd WAR STAMP'' on reverse, fine and unique, ex De La Rue archives. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 45. Ex Mayer. Photo.
696 £420
Antigua: Essays and Proofs: 11/2d. stamp-size frame die proof in black on glazed card, affixed to piece (39 x 54mm) with manuscript ''May 4th/60 Leads'', crossed through in red ink and dated ''June 20th 1918'', small light central stain otherwise fine and unique, ex De La Rue archives. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 45. Ex Toeg and Mayer. Photo.
697 £350
Antigua: Specimen Stamps: 1916 1/2d. green overprint in black, a horizontal strip of three with each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a) and affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, additionally cancelled by two large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. S.G. 52s. Photo.
698 £350
Antigua: Specimen Stamps: 1917 1/2d. green overprint in red, a horizontal strip of three with each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a) and affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, additionally cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamp in red, fine and unique. S.G. 53s. Photo.
699 £350
Antigua: Specimen Stamps: 1918 11/2d. orange, a vertical strip of three with each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a) and affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, additionally cancelled by two large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. S.G. 54s. Photo.
700 £95
Antigua: Issued Stamps: 1916 overprinted in black 1/2d. green, 1917 overprinted in red 1/2d. green and 1918 11/2d. orange each in unmounted mint plate ''1'' complete sheets of 60 (12 x 5, folded), a few light bends or creases, mainly fine. S.G. 52-54.
701 £100
Antigua: A mainly mint accumulation on leaves with set of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1916 1/2d. (24) incl. blocks of four, six and nine, 1917 1/2d. (71) incl. plate number blocks of twenty and thirty, and 1918 11/2d. (53) incl. plate number blocks of four and thirty, [R. 4/9] broken ''S'' variety (2, one in a positional block of six), also a few used incl. 1917 1/2d. plate number block of four on piece, etc., a few toned but mostly fine with majority unmounted. (160)
702 £280
Antigua: 1917 to 1940, a collection of covers (16) written up on leaves, majority registered incl. 1917 (June 29) 2d. registered stationery envelope to Toronto uprated with 1916 1/2d. War Stamp and Leeward Is. K.G.V 1d., 1917 (Dec. 11) O.H.M.S. envelope to London with 1917 1/2d. War Stamp block of ten on reverse, 1918 (July 20) similar envelope to Pittsburgh with 1917 1/2d. block of eight on reverse, 1918 'Wilson' envelope bearing 1917 1/2d. strip of three with British Navy patriotic label on reverse, various covers with blocks of four, 1940 (Apr. 30) late usage envelope to Toronto bearing 1917 1/2d. War Stamp alongside Antigua K.G.V 1d. and Leeward Is. K.G.VI 1/2d., also 1916 1/2d. block of six on piece, etc.
703 £50
Antigua: 1917 (Oct. 9) registered cover to New York franked 1908-17 1/2d. to 3d. alongside Leeward Is. K.G.V 1/2d. and 1d., and on reverse 1917 overprinted in red War Stamp 1/2d. pair and Leeward Is. K.G.V 1/4d. pair, all cancelled by St. John's c.d.s.'s and those on reverse additionally by New York Oct. 22 registered datestamps, fine. Photo.
704 £240
Bahamas: Essays and Proofs: 1919 (July 14) 1/2d. green imperforate proof on gummed watermarked paper, small thin otherwise fine, ex De La Rue archives. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 80. Photo.
705 £120
Bahamas: Specimen Stamps: 1918 (June 1-July 20) 1/2d. to 1s. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', very fine and fresh with gum. Ex Baillie. S.G. 96s-99s. Photo.
706 £450
Bahamas: Specimen Stamps: 1918 (June 1-July 20) 1/2d. green, 1d. carmine and 1s. grey-black and carmine, each in strips of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type 12), affixed together to piece from the Madagascar archives, additionally cancelled by two large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 78. S.G. 96s, 97s, 99s. Photo.
707 £180
Bahamas: Specimen Stamps: 1918 (June 1-July 20) 3d. purple on yellow strip of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type 12a), affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, additionally cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 77. S.G. 98s. Photo.
708 £95
Bahamas: Specimen Stamps: 1919 (July 14) 1/2d. to 1s. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', the 3d. with inverted watermark, fine and fresh with gum. S.G. 102s-104s, 105ws. Photo.
709 £450
Bahamas: Specimen Stamps: 1919 (July 14) 1/2d. green, 1d. carmine and 1s. grey-black and carmine, each in strips of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type 12), affixed together to piece from the Madagascar archives, additionally cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 78. S.G. 102s-104s. Photo.
710 £160
Bahamas: Specimen Stamps: 1919 (July 14) 3d. black and brown strip of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type 12a), affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, additionally cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 78. S.G. 105s. Photo.
711 £120
Bahamas: 1918 (June 1-July 20) 1d. carmine in a complete mint sheet of 120 (12 x 10, folded) with interpanneau margin, missing left margin, left pane with plate numbers ''1'' and right pane with plate numbers ''2'', sheet number ''1838'', [R. 1/12] shows bent leg of ''X'' variety, toned gum and some perf. reinforcement in interpanneau margin. S.G. 97.
713 £95
Bahamas: 1918 (June 1-July 20) 1d. carmine variety watermark sideways, fine and fresh mint, very lightly mounted. S.G. 97a, cat. 300. Photo.
715 £650
Bahamas: A mint collection written up on leaves with singles and many multiples, plate and sheet number blocks, incl. 1918 (Feb.-July) 1s., 1918 (June-July) 1/2d. and 1d. left hand plate ''1'' panes of 60, 3d. marginal single with wmk. inverted, example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1s. plate ''2'' block of fifteen, 1919 (Mar.) 3d. with wmk. inverted, example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1919 (July) 3d. wmk. inverted, another wmk. reversed, example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1s. incl. blocks of four and five, top margin interpanneau block of four with plate numbers ''1'' and ''2'' from the left and right panes, plate ''1'' block of ten, varieties incl. the various 3d. Staircase issues with the [R. 1/12] 'half tree trunk' with 'rifleman' and [R. 5/8] 'whole tree trunk' varieties mainly in positional blocks, forged overprint varieties, etc., mainly fine. (approx. 600)
716 £160
Bahamas: A mint accumulation on leaves and stockleaves with 1917 Red Cross 1d. (33) incl. plate ''2 2'' corner pair, example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', long stroke to ''7'' variety (3), one in a positional block of ten, and 1919 War Charity 1d. (185, plus 2 used) incl. sheet of 60 with sheet number ''1465'' inverted in bottom margin, showing [R. 1/12] 'half extra tree trunk' and 'rifleman' variety, and [R. 5/8] 'whole extra tree trunk' variety, left of sheet blocks of 30 (2) with inverted ''1466'' and ''1498'' sheet numbers, three further 'half extra tree trunk' varieties and one further 'whole extra tree trunk', selection of singles with minor varieties, single with inverted wmk., example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., mainly fine.
718 £260
Bahamas: Covers: 1917 to 1937, a collection of covers (17) written up on leaves incl. 1918 (Sept. 16) registered to Toronto bearing 1918 (Feb 21-July 10) 1d. Staircase block of four and single, 1918 (Oct. 3rd) registered to same addressee bearing 1918 (June 1-July 20) 1/2d. and 1d. blocks of four and singles, 1919 registered to Switzerland bearing six different War Tax stamps, various other multiple frankings, blocks, etc.
719 £170
Bahamas: Covers: 1918 to 1948, a selection of covers (8) written up on leaves incl. 1918 (Aug. 31) Hotel Statler, Cleveland, illustrated envelope registered to Toronto bearing 1918 (June 1-July 20) 1/2d. and 1d. strips of four, 1918 (Nov. 12) registered to London bearing seven different War Tax stamps, 1917 Red Cross 1d., and 1917 and 1918 Special Delivery 5d. stamps, 1930 and 1948 late usage covers, etc.
720 £200
Bahamas: Covers: 1918 to 1943, a selection of Dr. Walter Hess covers (10) written up on leaves incl. 1918 (Sept. 1) registered to Singapore bearing 1918 (June-July) 1d. (2) alongside 1884-90 1d. (2, one damaged), with letter enclosed referring to the Trengganu Red Cross stamps and the Bahamas War Tax stamps, 1919 (Jan. 30) to New York bearing 1918 (June-July) 1d. pair, with red ''FIRST TRIP/AEROPLANE/NASSAU TO MIAMI'' cachet alongside, other airmail covers, range of frankings, various destinations, late usage, etc., mainly fine. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), pages 363-367. Photo.
722 £50
Bahamas: Covers: 1918 (Aug. 6) registered envelope (slightly reduced) to St. Louis, U.S.A., bearing 1918 (Feb. 21-July 10) 1d. carmine block of four and 1911-19 Staircase 1d. cancelled Nassau c.d.s.'s, opened by censor and resealed with violet double-ring ''RELEASED BY CENSOR BOARD'' handstamp, the obverse also with violet two line ''Received without contents at/MIAMI FLA.'', Miami and Saint Louis backstamps, some cover imperfections. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 85. Photo.
724 £400
Bahamas: Covers: 1930, comprehensive collection of Dr. Walter Hess airmail covers (57) written up on leaves, with examples to almost all known destinations, 27 different missing only Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela, all sent on Jan. 2 except to Uruguay on the 9th, most registered, many with pink or green variations in the First Flight cachets, some with ''RETURN TO WRITER'' or similar handstamps, range of frankings, a few with additional U.S.A. airmail stamps applied, etc., a fine assembly. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), pages 363-367.
727 £170
Barbados: Specimen Stamps: 1917-18 1d. scarlet strip of four overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', of unknown origin being in thinner type to the Samuel type D12 usually applied, fine with full gum (unmounted), also a single overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type D12. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 97. S.G. 197s, var. Photo.
729 £95
British Guiana: A mainly mint collection written up on leaves with plate ''1'' and plate ''2'' large multiples incl. complete panes of 60, plate ''1'' full sheet, good range of varieties with various broken letters, a few used, etc., varied condition. (approx. 488)
730 £520
British Guiana: Covers: 1917 (Aug. 7) picture postcard from Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara, to England bearing 1913-21 2c. cancelled by T.P.O. Railway W.C. c.d.s. of Aug. 7 and additionally by Georgetown same day c.d.s. (1916 error of year), the card was returned due to non-payment of the War Tax with violet two-line ''RETURNED/FOR WAR TAX'' handstamp applied, a second 2c. adhesive was then added, cancelled by Aug. 8 T.P.O. c.d.s. with Georgetown 8th August c.d.s. alongside (correct year date), a fine and possibly unique item. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 120. Ex Nathan. Photo.
731 £350
British Guiana: Covers: 1918 to 1919, a collection of covers (12) written up on leaves incl. 1918 (Mar. 15) 4c. registered stationery envelope from Belfield to Chicago uprated with 1913-21 2c. and 1918 War Tax 2c., 1918 (Mar. 19) registered censored envelope to Madeira via New York and Lisbon bearing 1918 2c. War Tax alongside 1913-21 4c. and 5c., violet Funchal censor handstamp (Reference W.T.S. page 119), 1918 (Aug. 14) registered to England bearing 1918 War Tax 2c. strip of four alongside 1913-21 6c., etc. Photo.
732 £520
British Honduras: Specimen Stamps: 1917-18 1c. and 3c., and 1918 3c. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a), each in strips of three affixed to separate pieces from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), pages 130-131. S.G. 116, 118, 120s. Photo.
733 £260
British Honduras: 1916 1c. green variety overprint inverted in a mint pair, the overprint also misplaced horizontally, some perf. reinforcement otherwise fine, scarce. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 126. S.G. 114a, cat. 550. Photo.
734 £170
British Honduras: 1916 1c. green variety overprint inverted mint, the overprint correctly centred being scarcer than misplaced examples, fine and scarce. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 126. S.G. 114a, cat. 275+. Photo.
735 £240
British Honduras: 1917-18 1c. blue-green, a matching pair of top margin singles with varieties watermark inverted and watermark reversed, unmounted mint, pencil notes in margins, the first with a couple of gum wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 116aw, 116ax, cat. 450+. Photo.
737 £90
British Honduras: 1918 3c. orange variety watermark inverted and reversed mint with margin at left, pencil note in margin, light vertical bend otherwise fine. S.G. 120y, cat. 200. Photo.
738 £190
British Honduras: A mint collection written up on leaves with many multiples incl. plate blocks, 1918 1c. and 3c. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., mainly fine. (approx. 412)
739 £170
British Honduras: Covers: 1917 to 1919, collection of covers (9) written up on leaves incl. 1917 (Oct. 25) registered to England bearing 1917-18 1c. block of ten, 1918 (Oct. 11) registered to St. Louis, U.S.A. bearing 1917-18 3c. block of four cancelled by Belize M.O. and Registration double ring datestamp (See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 136, pre-dates earliest recorded date by Proud of 28th. Nov.), 1919 (Feb. 6) registered to England bearing all five issued War Stamps with similar Belize datestamps (See page 135), etc.
740 £55
British Virgin Islands: Specimen Stamps: 1916-19 1d. carmine and 3d. purple on yellow overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type 12), three examples of each, one 1d. with diffused colour, mainly fine with gum. S.G. 78s, 79s, cat. 210.
741 £120
British Virgin Islands: 1916-19 1d. carmine plate ''1'' right hand pane of 60, 1d. pale red/bluish plate ''5'' right hand pane of 60, and 1d. scarlet plate ''6'' full sheet of 120, each showing the right pane [R. 10/1] short overprint variety along with the flattened ''S'', that on the plate 1b pane proving that the variety was present from the outset, a few wrinkles and a little perf. separation, mainly fine. S.G. 78, b, c, d. (240)
742 £230
British Virgin Islands: 1916-19 1d. and 3d. collection mostly written up on leaves, mainly mint incl. blocks of four or six of the listed shades, various multiples with plate numbers, 3d. with [R. 8/1] plate flaw short right leg to ''A'' in ''ISLANDS'' (3), two within multiples, right pane [R.10/1] short overprint varieties with 1d. and 3d. (2 of each) in positional multiples, also a few used incl. 3d. watermark inverted lower marginal pair, etc., mainly fine. (approx. 500)
743 £420
British Virgin Islands: 1916-19 1d. scarlet in a top right corner plate ''6'' block of 30 (6 x 5, folded through perfs. below second row) from the right hand pane, with watermark variety ''A'' of ''CA'' sideways on the top stamp in column 4, fine unmounted mint, a recently discovered variety and one of two known. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 141. B.P.A. certificate (2004). S.G. 78c var., see footnote. Photo.
744 £400
British Virgin Islands: 1916-19 1d. scarlet in a lower right corner plate ''6'' block of six (3 x 2) from the right hand pane, with watermark variety ''A'' of ''CA'' sideways in the selvedge below the stamp in column 4, fine mint mounted on one stamp and in the bottom margin, a recently discovered variety and one of two known. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 141. B.P.A. certificate (2004). S.G. 78c var, see footnote. Photo.
745 £120
British Virgin Islands: 1916-19 3d. purple on yellow and 3d. purple on lemon each in plate ''5'' left hand panes of 60, both show [R. 8/1] plate flaw short right leg to ''A'' in ''ISLANDS'', the first with a few reinforced perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. 79, a. (120)
746 £210
British Virgin Islands: 1916-19 3d. purple on buff-yellow variety watermark inverted, in a complete plate ''6'' left hand pane of 60 (folded twice horizontally through perfs.), [R. 8/1] shows plate flaw short right leg to ''A'' in ''ISLANDS'', a little perf. separation in interpanneau margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 79bw, cat. 600+.
747 £120
British Virgin Islands: 1916-19 3d. purple on buff-yellow variety watermark inverted, a mint selection on leaves with singles, pairs, blocks of four and six incl. five with plate number ''6'', etc., mainly fine with majority unmounted. S.G. 79bw. (94)
748 £95
British Virgin Islands: 1916-19 3d. purple on buff-yellow variety watermark inverted, a mint selection on leaves with singles (3), two marginal showing plate number ''6'', marginal blocks of four (7), two showing [R. 8/1] plate flaw short right leg to ''A'' in ''ISLANDS'', further corner pair and block of four with interpanneau margins at left showing right pane [R. 10/1] short overprint, also a used single, mainly fine with the vast majority unmounted. S.G. 79bw. (38)
750 £120
British Virgin Islands: Covers: 1918, 1919, a group of five covers incl. 1918 (Aug. 1) registered to U.S.A. bearing 1d. and 3d. War Stamp strips of three, 1918 (Dec. 12, Dec. 15) pair of 'Ewens' registered covers bearing single 1d. and 3d. War Stamps, 1919 (Oct. 24) registered to New York bearing 3d. strip of three and corner block of six each with plate number ''6'' (See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 145), etc.
751 £260
British Virgin Islands: Covers: 1919 (Oct. 25) registered envelope to New York bearing 3d. purple on buff-yellow in a plate ''6'' upper left corner block of six with watermark inverted, fine used with Tortola double ring c.d.s.'s, envelope opened at left and a few small tone spots, scarce. S.G. 79bw, cat. 270+. Photo.
752 £85
Cayman Islands: Specimen Stamps: 1917 (Sept.) type 17 11/2d. on 21/2d. deep blue, 1919-20 1/2d. green and 11/2d. on 21/2d. orange, each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type 12), fine with part to large part original gum. S.G. 56s, 57s, 59s, cat. 230.
754 £150
Cayman Islands: 1917 (Feb.) type 14 and type 15 11/2d. on 21/2d. deep blue, a mint selection of mainly varieties with type 14 first setting single with fraction bar almost missing, and top right corner plate ''5'' block of four with surcharge misplaced downwards over the horizontal perfs., and type 15 second setting incl. lower left corner plate ''5'' blocks of four and twelve each showing [R. 10/2] straight serif variety, the larger block also with [R. 9/4] no fraction bar, mainly fine with majority unmounted. S.G. 53, 54, a, b. (5 items)
757 £55
Cayman Islands: 1917 (Sept.) type 17 11/2d. on 21/2d. deep blue variety watermark reversed mint, light pencil note on reverse, fine. S.G. 56x, cat. 110. Photo.
758 £240
Cayman Islands: 1917 to 1920 mint collection mainly written up on leaves with many multiples incl. plate number blocks, 1917 (Feb.) first setting 11/2d. on 21/2d. in a top margin plate ''5'' block of four, second setting 11/2d. on 21/2d. variety no fraction bar (tiny trace), 1919-20 11/2d. on 2d. left pane plate ''5'' corner blocks of eight and twelve both showing [R. 1/2] missing top half of ''1'' in fraction and [R. 3/2] missing top serif of ''1'' in fraction (Reference W.T.S. page 166), further [R. 1/2] varieties (3) and [R. 3/2] varieties (2) in positional multiples, also 1/2d. used block of four with right pane [R. 10/1] short overprint, 1919-20 1/2d. and 11/2d. on 21/2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' affixed to pieces from an unknown receiving authority, etc., a few toned, mainly fine. (approx. 415)
759 £110
Cayman Islands: 1917 to 1920 issues in large plate ''5'' multiples with 1917 (Sept.) type 17 11/2d. on 21/2d. left pane of sixty, 1919-20 1/2d. left pane of sixty and a complete sheet of 120 showing right pane [R. 10/1] short overprint, 11/2d. on 2d. right pane of sixty showing [R. 1/3] broken ''1'' of ''1/2'' (Reference W.T.S. page 168), and 11/2d. on 21/2d. orange left pane of sixty, mainly fine. S.G. 56-59. (360)
760 £100
Cayman Islands: Covers: 1917 to 1923 selection of covers (5) written up on leaves incl. 1917 (Feb. 26) local envelope bearing first setting 11/2d. on 21/2d. used with Georgetown first day c.d.s., 1923 (May 12) late usage registered envelope from Cayman Brac to U.S.A. bearing 1917 (Feb.) second setting 11/2d. on 21/2d. and 1917 (Sept.) type 17 11/2d. on 21/2d. alongside 1921-26 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d., etc., fine.
761 £550
Cayman Islands: Covers: 1918 to 1927 selection of mainly registered covers (13), mostly written up on leaves incl. 1919 (Oct. 17th) registered to New York bearing 1917 (Sept.) type 17 11/2d. on 21/2d. deep blue and 1919-20 11/2d. on 21/2d. orange both in marginal blocks of four, various others with combinations of War Stamp issues, three long O.H.M.S. covers, etc.
762 £70
Dominica: Specimen Stamps: 1916 to 1920, the set of six overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a or DO1), mainly fine with gum. S.G. 55s-60s, cat. 170.
763 £250
Dominica: Specimen Stamps: 1916 1/2d. on 1/2d. deep green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a), a vertical strip of three affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamp in red, fine and unique. S.G. 55s. Photo.
764 £250
Dominica: Specimen Stamps: 1918 (Mar.) 1/2d. deep green overprinted ''Specimen.'' (Samuel type DO1), three singles affixed together to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. S.G. 56s. Photo.
765 £250
Dominica: Specimen Stamps: 1918 (June)-19 1/2d. deep green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a), three singles affixed together to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, one with creases otherwise fine, unique. S.G. 57s. Photo.
766 £250
Dominica: Specimen Stamps: 1918 (June)-19 3d. purple on yellow overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a), a pair and a single affixed together to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, the single with a few toned perfs. otherwise fine, unique. S.G. 58s. Photo.
767 £250
Dominica: Specimen Stamps: 1919 11/2d. on 21/2d. orange overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a), a strip of three affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. S.G. 59s. Photo.
768 £250
Dominica: Specimen Stamps: 1920 without ''WAR TAX'' 11/2d. on 21/2d. orange overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a), a vertical strip of three affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamps in red, fine and unique. S.G. 60s. Photo.
769 £80
Dominica: 1916 1/2d. on 1/2d. deep green variety watermark reversed mint, a couple of light gum bends otherwise fine and rare, a recently discovered variety with only two examples recorded, to be listed in S.G. as 55x. Photo.
770 £200
Dominica: 1916 1/2d. on 1/2d. deep green variety watermark reversed mint, very fine and fresh, a rare recently discovered variety with only two examples recorded, to be listed in S.G. as 55x. Photo.
771 £100
Dominica: 1918 (Mar.) 1/2d. deep green variety watermark Crown to right of CA mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 56w, unpriced. Photo.
772 £100
Dominica: 1918 (June)-19 1/2d. deep green variety watermark Crown to right of CA mint, some light gum bends otherwise fine, very scarce, undervalued in S.G. S.G. 57w. Photo.
773 £100
Dominica: 1918 (June)-19 1/2d. deep green variety watermark sideways inverted and reversed mint, small gum wrinkle and short perf. at top otherwise fine and fresh, rare and undervalued in S.G., when acquired in 2008 this was the only recorded example. S.G. 57y. Photo.
774 £320
Dominica: 1920 without ''WAR TAX'' 11/2d. on 21/2d. orange in a right margin vertical pair, the top stamp with watermark variety ''A'' of ''CA'' missing at lower right, lower stamp with small gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 60b, unpriced. B.P.A. crtificate (2001). Photo.
775 £210
Dominica: 1916 to 1920, a collection mostly written up on leaves, mainly mint with many large multiples incl. plate number blocks, 1916 1/2d. small ''O'' varieties, 1920 without ''WAR TAX'' 11/2d. on 21/2d. plate ''1'' blocks of 15 (2) and 20, short fraction bar varieties (2), 1918-19 3d. and 1920 11/2d. on 21/2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', both with disturbed gum in the corner where they have been affixed to piece from an unknown receiving authority, also a few used, etc., mainly fine. (approx. 297)
776 £260
Dominica: Covers: 1916 to 1938, a selection of covers (6) written up on leaves incl. 1916 (Nov. 8) envelope to England bearing 1916 1/2d. on 1/2d. with small ''O'' in ''ONE'' variety alongside 1908-20 1d., 1918 (Sept. 2nd) registered censored cover to Switzerland bearing 1916 1/2d. on 1/2d. and eight 1918 (June)-19 1/2d. with a further four on reverse (RSee ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 200), 1920 (Jan. 11) long registered envelope to Bombay bearing 1918 (June)-19 3d. and 1919 11/2d. on 21/2d. alongside 1908-20 1d., 6d., 1s. and 2s., 1938 (July) 9th late usage cover to Khartoum bearing 1918 (June)-19 1/2d. (3), etc.
777 £210
Dominica: Covers: 1918 to 1925, a collection of covers (12) written up on leaves incl. 1919 (Jan. 21) 'Ewens' cover franked 1918 (Mar.) 1/2d. (8), 1919 (May 22) registered to U.S.A. bearing 1918 (June)-19 1/2d. and 1919 11/2d. on 21/2d. strip of three, 1920 (Aug. 20) pair of 'Wilson' covers each bearing three 1918 (Mar.) 1/2d., etc.
778 £380
Grenada: Specimen Stamps: 1916 (Sept.)-18 1d. scarlet overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12), a strip of three affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamp in red, fine and unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 211. S.G. 111s. Photo.
779 £120
Grenada: 1916 (June) 1d. red collection written up on leaves, mainly mint incl. examples handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (7, 2 without gum), [R. 10/2] triangle for ''A'' in ''TAX'' varieties (3), one in a left pane plate ''1'' block of four, another in a right pane block of thirty which also shows three small ''A'' in ''WAR'' varieties, further small ''A'' in ''WAR'' varieties (5), small ''A'' in ''TAX'' variety, also a few used, etc., mainly fine. (79)
780 £120
Grenada: 1916 (June) 1d. red variety overprint inverted mint with margin at foot, light overall gum toning otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 109a, cat. 275. Photo.
781 £85
Grenada: 1916 (Sept.)-18 1d. collection written up on leaves with mint incl. examples overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (2), watermark inverted (2, one colour-washed without gum), plate ''1'' (4) and ''2'' blocks, a few used, registered covers (4), etc., mainly fine. (106, 4 covers)
782 £100
Grenada: 1916 (Sept.)-18 1d. carmine-red on bluish in a right-hand plate ''2'' complete pane of 60 (folded between columns 4 and 5), [R. 1/6] shows the bent leg of ''X'' variety, light overall gum toning otherwise fine. S.G. 111a, cat. 240+.
783 £200
Jamaica: 1916 (April-Sept.) 1/2d. yellow-green variety overprint double, a mint study of the variety with examples from rows 5, 6, 7 (a pair) and 8 from the sheet showing varying degees of separation of the two overprints, the left stamp of the row 7 pair also showing a raised spacer between ''WAR'' and ''STAMP'', also with an example from row 4 which shows a thick heavy impression of the overprint, occasional gum wrinkle otherwise fine. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), pages 238-239. Ex Baillie. S.G. 68b, cat. 600. Photo.
784 £140
Jamaica: 1916 (April-Sept.) 1/2d. yellow-green variety overprint inverted, also horizontally misplaced, in a mint block of four, one with slight adhesion on reverse otherwise fine, also a single variety overprint double fine mint. S.G. 68b, c, cat. 520. Photo.
785 £320
Jamaica: 1916 (Apr.-Sept.) 1/2d. yellow-green variety overprint inverted in a block of four used on internal cover, the lower left stamp also showing no stop after ''STAMP'' variety, cancelled by Kingston 1916 (Oct. 23) double ring c.d.s.'s, fine and rare, only one other such cover believed to exist. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 238. S.G. 68c, cat. 520+. Photo.
786 £160
Jamaica: 1916 (April-Sept.) 3d. purple on pale yellow in a complete plate ''1'' mint sheet of 120 with interpanneau margin, [R. 3/11] shows the no stop after ''STAMP'' variety, some perf. reinforcement and margin imperfections otherwise fine. Ex Baillie. S.G. 69b, cat. 1,320+.
787 £1400
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 11/2d. orange variety watermark sideways, used with part Savanna La Mar 1916 (Dec. 9) c.d.s., fine and rare. S.G. 71aa, cat. 1,700. Photo.
788 £80
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 11/2d. orange variety ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, the top right stamp in a mint block of four, collector's mark on reverse, lower left stamp with corner fault, variety fine. S.G. 71b, cat. 160. Photo.
789 £580
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 11/2d. orange variety ''R'' inserted by hand, the left stamp in a mint horizontal pair, the right hand stamp with light gum crease, variety fine, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (1982). S.G. 71e, cat. 1,200. Photo.
790 £50
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 11/2d. orange variety watermark inverted, a left margin block of four with the overprint at top, an interpanneau margin corner single with the overprint in the middle, and a right margin block of four with the overprint at foot, all unmounted mint (the single mounted in margin), fine. S.G. 71w, cat. 144+.
791 £160
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 3d. purple on lemon variety overprint inverted mint, fine and scarce. S.G. 72aa, cat. 300. Photo.
792 £380
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 3d. purple on lemon variety ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, [R. 6/12] in a complete plate ''1'' unmounted mint sheet (folded) of 120 with interpanneau margin, pencil mark in margin and on reverse of variety, fine and fresh. Ex Baillie. S.G. 72, b, cat. 1,066.
793 £350
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 3d. purple on lemon variety ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, in a right margin block of six (2 x 3) with normals, light pencil arrow in margin, fine with the variety stamp unmounted, very scarce. S.G. 72b, cat. 650+. Photo.
795 £220
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 3d. purple on lemon variety ''S'' inserted by hand, the right-hand stamp in a mint pair, the ''S'' also inverted, fine and scarce. B.P.A. certificate (1961). S.G. 72c var. Photo.
796 £240
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 3d. purple on yellow variety overprint inverted, fine mint, the variety not listed on this shade. R.P.S. certificate (1974). Ex Gilbert. S.G. 72e var. Photo.
797 £320
Jamaica: 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) 3d. purple on yellow variety ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, the upper right stamp in a block of four used with a single Constant Spring 1917 (May 21) c.d.s., fine and very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2000). S.G. 72e, ea, cat. 827. Photo.
798 £160
Jamaica: 1917 1/2d. blue-green variety overprint on back only, in an unmounted mint plate ''1'' corner pair (hinged on front in margin), corner stamp and margin with some creasing otherwise fine and scarce. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 244. S.G. 73c, cat. 450+. Photo.
799 £65
Jamaica: 1917 1/2d. blue-green variety overprint on back only unmounted mint (hinged on front), light diagonal bend otherwise fine. S.G. 73c, cat. 225. Photo.
800 £95
Jamaica: 1917 1/2d. blue-green variety overprint inverted, in a plate ''1'' lower left corner irregular block of 38, some tone spots on reverse and a few split perfs., the majority fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 73d, cat. 684+.
802 £70
Jamaica: 1917 11/2d. orange variety stop inserted and ''P'' impressed a second time mint, small surface thin at top left otherwise a good example of this scarce stamp. S.G. 74b, cat. 250. Photo.
803 £70
Jamaica: 1917 3d. purple on yellow variety stop inserted and ''P'' impressed a second time, the right-hand stamp in a fine mint pair. S.G. 75b, cat. 225. Photo.
804 £200
Jamaica: 1917 3d. purple on yellow, variety overprint sideways (reading up) mint, dealer's handstamp on reverse, fine and scarce. S.G. 75d, cat. 375. Photo.
805 £350
Jamaica: 1917 3d. purple on yellow variety overprint sideways (reading up) but showing ''WAR'' only mint, dealer's handstamp on reverse, fine and rare. R.P.S. certificate (1977). Ex Gilbert. S.G. 75d var. Photo.
806 £65
Jamaica: 1919-20 De La Rue overprinted mint selection written up on leaves incl. 1/2d. and 3d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1/2d. and 3d. plate ''1'' multiples, etc., majority fine unmounted. S.G. 76-77. (53)
808 £350
Jamaica: 1916 to 1917, a collection of the three local overprints written up on leaves, mainly mint with singles, blocks of four and larger multiples, plate numbers, many varieties with a range of 1/2d. to 3d. no stop varieties from all three overprintings from various sheet positions, raised spacers, broken letters and other minor varieties, 1916 (Apr.-Sept.) 1/2d. overprint inverted, space between ''W'' and ''A'' varieties, 1917 1/2d. mint single and used block of four and 11/2d. used with misplaced overprints reading ''STAMP WAR'', etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (few 100s)
809 £480
Jamaica: 1916 to 1920, a mint and used accumulation on leaves and stockleaves with many mint multiples, some with plate numbers, wide range of varieties incl. no stops, raised spacers, broken letters and other minor varieties, misplaced overprints, shades, 1917 1/2d. overprint inverted in a fine used block of four, etc., varied condition, many fine. (few 100s)
810 £160
Jamaica: Covers: 1916 to 1939, a collection of covers (17) written up on leaves incl. 1919 (Mar. 29) registered to Cuba bearing 1917 11/2d. strip of three on reverse, undelivered and with a range of manuscript markings and handstamps, internal and overseas covers to various destinations, airmails, tax markings, range of frankings, late usage covers, etc.
811 £200
Jamaica: Covers: 1917 (May 9) registered cover to London bearing 1917 1/2d. and 3d. and a pair and block of four of the overprinted and surcharged Red Cross labels, all cancelled by Kingston registered datestamps, and 1917 (Aug. 14) Fred L. Myers advertising envelope to Montego Bay bearing 1917 11/2d. and overprinted Red Cross label cancelled by a single T.P.O. c.d.s., fine. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 253. (2). Photo.
812 £270
Jamaica: Covers: 1917 (Aug. 13) registered cover from Montego Bay to Kuopio, Finland, franked 1917 1/2d. and 11/2d. pair alongside 1912-20 1d. and unoverprinted Red Cross label, the envelope opened by the Russian Military Censor in Helsinki and sealed with a trilingual label, range of backstamps, a rare destination. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 254. Photo.
813 £270
Montserrat: Essays and Proofs: 1919 11/2d., an unadopted essay of the value and ''WAR STAMP'' on wove paper (41 x 53mm), partly affixed to piece from the De La Rue archives, archival pinholes at top, unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 263. Photo.
814 £380
Montserrat: Essays and Proofs: 1919 11/2d., adopted essay of the value and ''WAR STAMP'' on wove paper (39 x 50mm), partly affixed to piece from the De La Rue archives, with manuscript pencil ''DLR'', archival pinholes at top, unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 263. Photo.
815 £350
Montserrat: Specimen Stamps: 1917-18 1/2d. green (red overprint) strip of three affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives (without ''SPECIMEN'' overprint), cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamp in red, a little staining otherwise fine, unique. S.G. 60. Photo.
816 £350
Montserrat: Specimen Stamps: 1917-18 1/2d. green (black overprint) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12), a strip of three affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamp in red, fine and unique. S.G. 61s. Photo.
817 £350
Montserrat: Specimen Stamps: 1919 11/2d. black and orange overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12), a pair and single affixed together to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamp in red, fine and unique. S.G. 62s. Photo.
818 £220
Montserrat: 1917-18 1/2d. green overprinted in red variety watermark inverted and reversed, in a rare top right corner plate ''1'' block of four, fine and fresh unmounted mint (mounted in margin), also 1/2d. deep green overprinted in black variety watermark inverted fine unmounted mint. (5). S.G. 60y, 61w, cat. 330+. Photo.
819 £95
Montserrat: 1917-18 1/2d. green overprinted in black, a complete plate ''1'' right-hand pane of sixty used on reverse of large 1918 (Aug. 17) O.H.M.S. cover to Switzerland, Liverpool transit and Berne arrival datestamps, [R. 10/1] with the short overprint variety, the envelope with creases at ends otherwise fine. S.G. 61.
820 £100
Montserrat: 1917 to 1919, an accumulation comprising 1917-18 1/2d. green overprinted in red complete sheets (2), 1/2d. deep green overprinted in black complete sheet, and 1919 11/2d. black and orange complete sheets (3), and left and right panes of 60, the 1/2d. sheets all with the right pane [R. 10/1] short overprint with damaged ''S'' variety, a few light bends, mainly fine. S.G. 60, 61b, 62. (840)
821 £140
Montserrat: 1917 to 1919, a collection written up on leaves, mainly mint incl. two sets of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', various multiples incl. plate blocks, 1917-18 1/2d. green overprinted in red (2) and 1/2d. deep green overprinted in black with right pane [R. 10/1] short overprint varieties in positional multiples, 1/2d. green optd. in red with offset of overprint on reverse (See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 261), 1919 11/2d. with variety ''1'' and ''1/2'' more closely spaced, also some used incl. 1917-18 1/2d. green optd. in black block of 24 on piece, etc., mainly fine. (207)
822 £190
Montserrat: Covers: 1918 to 1935, a selection of covers (8) written up on leaves incl. 1918 (Dec. 16) registered to Switzerland bearing 1917-18 1/2d. deep green overprinted in black (9), 1919 (Jan. 13) registered to U.S.A. bearing 1917-18 1/2d. optd. in red blocks of four (2) and a pair, 1935 (July 28) late usage envelope to London bearing 1919 11/2d. cancelled Boston Paquebot cancel, posted on board R.M.S. ''Lady Drake'' with violet cachet, etc.
823 £140
Montserrat: Covers: 1918 to 1919, a selection of covers (8) written up on leaves incl. 1918 (Aug. 28) registered to U.S.A. bearing 1917-18 1/2d. green overprinted in red pair and 1/2d. deep green overprinted in black alongside 1916-22 1d. pair, 1918 (Sept. 12) to U.S.A. bearing on reverse 1/2d. green overprinted in black lower margin block of eight (4 x 2) showing right pane [R. 10/1] short overprint variety, 1919 (Mar. 4) internal cover bearing 1919 11/2d. orange strip of three with first day cancellations, the left stamp showing the ''1'' and ''1/2'' more closely spaced (See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 268), etc.
824 £1600
Saint Kitts-Nevis: Essays and Proofs: 1916 1/2d. dull blue-green imperforate proof on gummed watermarked paper in a strip of three with plate number ''1'' in margin (thinned) at foot, partially initialled in margin, stamps fine with full gum (unmounted), the unique piece from the De La Rue archives. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 277. Photo.
825 £1600
Saint Kitts-Nevis: Essays and Proofs: 1918 11/2d. orange imperforate proof on gummed watermarked paper in a strip of three with plate number ''1'' in margin (thinned) at foot, initialled and handstamped ''29 MAY 1918'' in margin, fine with gum, the unique piece from the De La Rue archives. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 277. Photo.
826 £80
Saint Kitts-Nevis: 1916 to 1918, a collection mainly written up on leaves with mint incl. 1/2d. and 11/2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1/2d. variety watermark reversed, various multiples mostly with plate numbers, 11/2d. with right pane [R. 10/1] short overprint variety in positional pieces (4) incl. a complete pane, some used incl. 11/2d. left pane plate ''1'' upper left corner block of eighteen on piece with 1918 (July 26) duplex cancellations, the proving piece for the first day of use (See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 273), etc., mainly fine. (352)
827 £210
Saint Kitts-Nevis: Covers: 1917 to 1936, a collection of covers (11) written up on leaves, various frankings incl. 1918 (Dec. 27) registered to England bearing 1916 1/2d. and 1918 11/2d. blocks of four, 1926 (Aug. 21) late usage 2d. registered stationery envelope to U.S.A. uprated with 1918 11/2d. (2) and Leeward Is. K.G.V 1/2d., etc.
828 £240
Saint Lucia: Specimen Stamps: 1916 (June) 1d. scarlet strip of three affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamp in red, from the foot of a page with handstamped ''LE DIRECTEUR/des Postes et Telegraphes'' and signed ''Decachy'', fine and unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 287. S.G. 89. Photo.
829 £150
Saint Lucia: 1916 (June) 1d. scarlet lower right corner vertical strip of three used on piece alongside 1912-21 4d., the right margin clearly showing three reversed albino impressions of the overprint, the stamps cancelled by very early use June 9 c.d.s.'s, fine and rare. Believed to be the only example known. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 285. S.G. 89 var. Photo.
830 £240
Saint Lucia: 1916 (June) 1d. scarlet variety overprint double mint, light vertical gum bend otherwise fine, also a used example with forged double overprint. B.P.A. certificate (2003). S.G. 89a, cat. 500. Photo.
831 £420
Saint Lucia: 1916 (June) 1d. scarlet variety overprint double, fine used on piece alongside a normal example and 1916 (Sept.) 1d., 1919 (Jan. 17) c.d.s. cancellations. S.G. 89a, cat. 500. Photo.
832 £290
Saint Lucia: 1916 (June) 1d. carmine-red in a mint lower marginal block of four with plate number ''1'', showing an inverted albino impression of the overprint in the bottom margin (''TAX'' only), some perf. reinforcement between stamps and margin otherwise fine, a rare block, it is thought that possibly only two or three sheets were printed from plate 1. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 285. S.G. 89b var, cat. 240+. Photo.
833 £100
Saint Lucia: 1916 (June) 1d. carmine-red right pane [R. 10/1] lower marginal mint example with interpanneau margin at left, the lower margin was folded under during overprinting and shows the inverted albino impression of the overprint, a few separated perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. 89b var. Photo.
834 £350
Saint Lucia: A collection written up on leaves, mainly mint incl. 1916 (June) 1d. scarlet plate ''3'' top margin pair and plate ''3'' top margin block of four, both showing inverted albino impressions of the overprint in the margins, 1d. carmine-red (3), 1916 (Sept.) 1d. scarlet overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (2), multiples incl. plate ''5'' blocks, also a few used, Crown Agents' label for 25 sheets from De La Rue, etc., mainly fine. (106 + label)
835 £250
Saint Lucia: Covers: 1916 to 1918, a selection of covers (7) mainly written up on leaves incl. 1916 (June 9) very early use internal envelope bearing 1916 (June 1) 1d. scarlet pair and 1912-21 4d. (See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 289), various frankings of 1916 (Sept.) 1d. scarlet incl. three with blocks of four, etc. Photo.
836 £420
Saint Vincent: Specimen Stamps: 1916 (June) 1d. carmine-red words 31/2mm apart fourth setting, a strip of three affixed to piece from the Madagascar archives, cancelled by large ''POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE'' handstamp in red, fine and unique. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 307. S.G. 124. Photo.
837 £420
Saint Vincent: 1916 (June) 1d. local overprint collection written up on leaves, mainly mint with words 2 to 21/2mm apart first setting multiples with commas for stops in alternate rows, second setting multiples showing stops only, example with double overprint, words only 11/2mm apart scarce third setting single, words 31/2mm apart fourth setting multiples, various marginal multiples showing missing perforation pins in the margin, plate scratches, also a few used, etc., mainly fine. S.G. 122-124. (138)
838 £1100
Saint Vincent: 1916 (June) 1d. red words only 11/2mm apart, third setting, an unmounted mint right margin horizontal pair, the right-hand stamp variety overprint double, also showing plate scratches, light bend in margin, fine and rare. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 302. B.P.A. certificate (2004). S.G. 123, a, cat. 1,190+. Photo.
839 £150
Saint Vincent: 1916 (June) 1d. carmine-red words 31/2mm apart fourth setting, a lower margin mint block of four with the lower left stamp variety overprint double, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh, the variety stamp unmounted. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 303. B.P.A. certificate (1971). S.G. 124, a, cat. 234+. Photo.
840 £150
Saint Vincent: 1916 (Aug.)-18 1d. collection written up on leaves, mainly mint incl. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (2), one with small circular printer's abrasion, range of shades with singles and multiples, block of four showing re-entries on all four stamps, plate scratches, also a few used, etc., mainly fine. S.G. 126-129. (175)
841 £140
Saint Vincent: 1916 (Aug.)-18 1d. carmine-red variety watermark inverted and reversed unmounted mint with margin at left, a few gum wrinkles mainly in margin otherwise fine and fresh, a recently discovered variety, very few recorded. B.P.A. certificate (2004). S.G. 126y, cat. 110+. Photo.
842 £210
Saint Vincent: 1916 (Aug.)-18 1d. pale rose-red variety watermark inverted mint and variety watermark reversed used, fine. S.G. 127w, cat. 70, 127x, unpriced. Photo.
843 £300
Saint Vincent: Covers: 1916 to 1918, a selection of covers (4) incl. 1916 (July 21) early use to The Registrar of Births and Deaths in Grenada bearing 1916 (June) first setting 1d. with comma for stop variety alongside unoverprinted 1d., 1916 (Oct. 17) 2d. registered stationery envelope to London bearing 1916 (Aug.)-18 1d. carmine-red (8) alongside unoverprinted 1d., 1918 (Jan. 11) registered to U.S.A. bearing 1916 (Aug.)-18 1d. deep rose-red pair alongside 1913-17 2d. and 3d., etc.
844 £140
Trinidad and Tobago: 1915 and 1916 1d. Red Cross collection written up on leaves, mainly mint with many multiples incl. plate numbers, varieties incl. 1915 cross 2mm to right (2), ''1'' of ''15'' forked foot (3), 1916 no stop after ''16'' (3), wide range of other broken number and broken cross varieties, also a few used and covers, etc., varied condition, some toned. (approx. 400, 3 covers)
846 £80
Trinidad and Tobago: 1917 (Apr.) 1d. red variety overprint inverted, used on piece alongside six further 1d. War Tax stamps from different settings, Trinidad Registered c.d.s. cancellations of Sept. 5 1919. S.G. 176a, cat. 300. Photo.
849 £160
Trinidad and Tobago: 1917 (May) 1/2d. green strip of four with margin at foot and interpanneau margin at right, the overprint shifted horizontally and slightly diagonally resulting in the right stamp having a trace only at top left and an additional strike in the margin, used on piece with May 10th 1917 first day c.d.s. cancellations, fine and unusual. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 322. Ex Frazer. S.G. 177 var. Photo.
851 £95
Trinidad and Tobago: 1917 (Sept.) 1d. red in a left pane mint block of twelve (6 x 2) from the foot of the sheet, also mint and used singles, the block with toned gum and a few reinforced perfs. but a scarce multiple from the fifth setting, only 6,000 issued. S.G. 184, cat. 765+. S.G. 184.
854 £260
Trinidad and Tobago: 1918 (Feb.-May) 1/2d. bluish green variety watermark inverted and reversed in a mint block of four, very fine and fresh with only a trace of adhesion on top pair, lower pair unmounted, a recently discovered variety and the only examples known, the listing in the Stanley Gibbons catalogue being based upon this block. R.P.S. certificate (2008). S.G. 187y, cat. 440+. Photo.
855 £75
Trinidad and Tobago: 1918 (Feb.-May) 1d. scarlet unmounted mint block of four with margin at right, variety overprint misplaced vertically over horizontal perfs. resulting in each stamp showing ''Tax/War'', light vertical bends otherwise fine and fresh, unusual. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 328. S.G. 188 var. Photo.
858 £220
Trinidad and Tobago: 1918 (Sept.) 1d. scarlet (''Tax'' spaced) variety overprint double mint, the right stamp in a pair with the other having the 'normal' eighth setting double overprint, light pencil notes on reverse, fine and scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. 188a, 189a, cat. 365+. Photo.
859 £1800
Trinidad and Tobago: 1918 (Sept.) 1d. scarlet in a mint lower left corner block of sixteen variety overprint omitted from the lower left vertical pair, [R. 10/1] having an inverted overprint impression on reverse, due to a marginal tear and crease causing the corner stamp to be folded back during overprinting, [R. 8/1] and [R. 10/3] show overprint type 26a (''Tax'' spaced), a little perf. reinforcement, a fine and unique major error. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 329. B.P.A. certificate (2000). S.G. 189, b, c, cat. 2,800+. Photo.
860 £620
Trinidad and Tobago: A collection mostly written up on leaves, mainly mint with all overprint settings represented, many multiples with plate numbers, shades, broken letter varieties, incl. 1917 (Apr.) first setting 1d. pane of 60 and sheet of 120, 1917 (May) second setting 1/2d. top right corner plate ''1'' block of 18 with the corner stamp and the plate number having an unprinted area due to a paper fold (Reference W.T.S. page 322), 1/2d. single and pair with offset overprints on reverse, 1917 (July-Sept.) fourth setting 1/2d. variety watermark inverted, 1d. left pane of 60, 1918 (Jan.) seventh setting 1d. variety overprint inverted (B.P.A. certificate, 1958), also a pair with forged inverted and upright overprints, 1918 (Feb.-May) eighth setting 1/2d. and 1d. handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', of unknown origin, 1d. variety overprint double (2), also one used, 1/2d. multiples with misplaced overprints, 1918 (Sept.) 1d. complete sheet showing the nineteen stamps with opt. type 26a (''Tax'' spaced), also a few used, etc., varied condition with some toned, mainly fine. (100s)
861 £230
Trinidad and Tobago: Covers: 1917, a selection of four covers and two fronts incl. 1917 (May) 1d. strip of six on front with overprint shifted to the left across the vertical perfs., the right hand overprint being split in the centre due to a paper crease during overprinting, cancelled May 7 1917 first day c.d.s.'s (Reference W.T.S. page 323), 1918 (Nov. 1) internal envelope bearing 1918 (Sept.) 1d. with overprint type 26a (''Tax'' spaced) in pair with normal, 1919 (Jan. 29) front bearing 1918 (Jan.) 1d. with overprint inverted alongside five further different War Tax stamps, 1919 (May 20) internal cover bearing twenty stamps with examples of 1/2d.'s and 1d.'s from all settings incl. scarce 1917 (Sept.) fifth setting 1d., etc., varied condition, two with tone spotting.
862 £160
Trinidad and Tobago: Covers: 1917 to 1937, a collection of covers (12) written up on leaves incl. 1918 (Apr. 2) to Paris and 1919 (June 2nd) internal covers, each bearing the 1915 and 1916 Red Cross stamps and examples of all the War Tax issues (less 1917 (Sept.) fifth setting 1d.), 1919 (Sept. 3rd) to London bearing 1918 (Sept.) ''Tax'' spaced 1d. alongside normal eighth setting 1d. and two unoverprinted 1d's, etc., mainly fine.
863 £650
Turks and Caicos Islands: Essays and Proofs: 1918 1d. rose-carmine imperforate proof pair on gummed watermarked paper, ex De La Rue archives, fine and rare, it is believed that only six examples were prepared. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 358. R.P.S. certificate (1979). Photo.
864 £650
Turks and Caicos Islands: Essays and Proofs: 1918 3d. purple on yellow imperforate proof pair on gummed watermarked paper, ex De La Rue archives, fine and rare, it is believed that only six examples were prepared. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 358. R.P.S. certificate (1979). Photo.
865 £650
Turks and Caicos Islands: Essays and Proofs: 1919 overprinted in red 3d. purple on orange-buff imperforate proof pair on gummed watermarked paper, ex De La Rue archives, fine and rare, it is believed that only six examples were prepared. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 358. Ex Ludington. Photo.
867 £500
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) first local overprint mint selection written up on leaves incl. 1d. variety overprint inverted at top, five singles and a pair (B.P.A. certificate, 1961), minor varieties, complete sheet of 120, also a used block of four, 3d. variety overprint double, five singles showing various spacings between the double overprints, purple on yellow-buff and purple on lemon sheets of 60, each showing minor constant varieties, etc., mainly fine, some with the usual gum toning. S.G. 140, 141. (298)
869 £240
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) 1d. red in a mint lower right corner block of six (3 x 2) with the right-hand vertical pair variety overprint double (partially in the margin), with a further small part impression in the margin, usual toned gum otherwise fine, rare. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 345. S.G. 140ab, cat. 800. Photo.
870 £170
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) 1d. red in an upper right corner block of four with the right-hand vertical pair showing variety overprint double, and with a further partial impression in the margin, heavily toned gum otherwise fine, the stamps unmounted mint (mounted in margin), rare. S.G. 140ab, cat. 800. Photo.
871 £350
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) 1d. red in a mint right margin block of eight (4 x 2) froms rows 6 and 7, the right-hand vertical pair showing variety overprint double, with a further partial impression in the margin, very lightly toned gum otherwise fine and rare. Ex Frazer. S.G. 140ab, cat. 800. Photo.
872 £350
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) 1d. red variety ''WAR TAX'' omitted in vertical pair with normal, gum lightly toned as usual otherwise fine and fresh mint, very scarce. S.G. 140c, cat. 650. Photo.
873 £80
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) 1d. red variety overprint inverted at top, in a mint bottom margin block of four, usual lightly toned gum otherwise fine and fresh, lower pair unmounted. S.G. 140d, cat. 260+. Photo.
874 £950
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) 1d. red in a mint lower left corner block of twelve (6 x 2, folded between third and fourth columns), eight stamps with variety overprint double, one inverted reading ''TAX WAR'', the left vertical pair variety overprint double, one inverted reading ''TAX'' only and with ''TAX'' in the margin, and the right vertical pair variety overprint inverted only reading ''TAX WAR'', usual toned gum otherwise fine, two stamps with a trace of hinge only with the others unmounted, with a photograph of the pane of 60 from which this block originated, a rare positional multiple. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 344. Ex Ludington. S.G. 140e & f, cat. 2,080+. Photo.
875 £90
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) 3d. block of eight (4 x 2) showing the overprint misplaced vertically and diagonally downwards to the right, the lower left stamp with a trace at top only, used on 1918 (May 29) registered O.H.M.S. envelope to England alongside 1913-21 1/2d. pair and 21/2d., cover with some imperfections, unusual. S.G. 141 var. Photo.
876 £170
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) 3d. purple on lemon variety overprint double in a mint left margin block of four, two tone spots on reverse of margin otherwise fine and fresh, three stamps unmounted. S.G. 141ba, cat. 380+. Photo.
877 £290
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Jan.) 3d. purple on lemon variety overprint double in a right margin block of four, fine used on piece with 1920 (June 12) c.d.s. cancellations. Brandon certificate (2003). S.G. 141ba, cat. 480+. Photo.
878 £350
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) second local overprint mint selection written up on leaves incl. 1d. overprint double, one at top the other at bottom, overprint double at top, overprint double in middle in a block of four, overprint triple, misplaced overprints incl. one with ''TAX'' only, range of minor varieties in singles and multiples incl. complete sheet of 120, 3d. overprint double, left margin pair with overprint double, one horizontally misplaced, other misplaced overprints, minor varieties, etc., mainly fine, some with the usual gum toning. S.G. 143, 144. (280)
879 £200
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) 1d. red strip of four from the centre of the sheet (folded through perfs.) variety overprint omitted from the left pair, usual lightly toned gum otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 143c, cat. 650+. Photo.
880 £280
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) 1d. red complete strip of twelve with sheet margins (folded three times through perfs.) variety overprint omitted from the left pane strip of six, usual lightly toned gum otherwise fine mint, scarce. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 346. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 143c, cat. 650+. Photo.
881 £80
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) 1d. red top margin pair variety overprint double, one at top, one at bottom, with additional overprint in top margin, in pair with normal, fine unused without gum. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 347. S.G. 143e var. Photo.
882 £95
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) 1d. red variety overprint double, one at top, one at bottom, in a mint vertical pair with normal from the lower left corner of the sheet, pencil notes on reverse, usual gum toning especially in the margin otherwise fine, a rare positional piece. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 347. S.G. 143f, cat. 325. Photo.
884 £290
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) 1d. red variety overprint inverted in pair with normal mint with margin at foot, usual light gum toning otherwise fine and scarce. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 347. S.G. 143g, cat. 650. Photo.
885 £240
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) 1d. red in an unmounted mint lower right corner block of twelve (6 x 2), the left vertical pair variety overprint double at top, usual lightly toned gum otherwise fine. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 347. Ex Frazer. S.G. 143h, cat. 550+. Photo.
886 £130
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) 1d. red variety double overprint at top in a mint pair with normal, usual gum toning otherwise fine and fresh. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 347. S.G. 143h, cat. 275. Photo.
888 £200
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) 1d. red variety overprint double in a block of four, used with 1913-21 1/2d. on 1918 (Oct. 7) registered cover to U.S.A., New York and St. Louis backstamps, one with a couple of toned perfs. otherwise fine, very scarce. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 143i. Photo.
889 £130
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct.) 3d. purple on yellow variety overprint double, one inverted, fine mint. S.G. 144b, cat. 325. Photo.
891 £95
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1918 3d. purple on yellow with third local overprint in red, in a complete sheet of 60, a few split perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. 145, cat. 780+.
892 £50
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1918 3d. purple on yellow with third local overprint in red, a selection of mint singles (11) and a pair showing vertical and horizontal variations of the overprint, the right-hand stamp in the pair showing ''R TAX'' only, also a block of six showing a darker than usual overprint, mainly fine. S.G. 145. (19)
893 £550
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1918 3d. purple on yellow with third local overprint in red, variety overprint double in a mint block of four, the top overprint horizontally misplaced over the perfs., the lower pair with light horizontal crease, the top pair fine unmounted, a rare multiple. See ''The War Tax Stamps of the British Empire, First World War, The West Indies'' by John G.M. Davis (RPSL, 2009), page 349. B.P.A. certificate (2000). S.G. 145a, cat. 1,300+. Photo.
894 £190
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1918 to 1919 , a mint selection of the De La Rue overprints written up on leaves incl. 1918 overprint in black 1d. (3) and 3d. (2) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1d. marginal single watermark inverted, 1919 overprint in red 3d. optd. ''SPECIMEN'' (4), a fifth example with a larger ''SPECIMEN'' overprint in red, of unknown origin, a marginal block of four with one showing doubling of the stamp printing and a second to a lesser degree, also a used block of four, etc., mainly fine. S.G. 146-148. (230)
895 £200
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1918 1d. bright rose-scarlet variety watermark inverted, in a right margin block of six (3 x 2), light pencil notes in margin, fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 146aw, cat. 450+. Photo.
897 £220
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1919 1d. fourth local overprint in violet, a mint selection written up on leaves incl. marginal single watermark inverted, double overprints with bright rose-scarlet single and blocks of four (2), rose-carmine singles (2) and a top margin pair, the right stamp with overprint double, misplaced overprints in multiples, etc., mainly fine. S.G. 149. (215)
898 £500
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1919 1d. bright rose-scarlet with type 40 local overprint in violet, a block of twelve (3 x 4) from the foot of the sheet, two stamps variety ''WAR'' omitted, one with ''T'' of ''TAX'' also omitted, and a third with ''WA'' of ''WAR'' omitted (Reference W.T.S. page 350), fine unused without gum, B.P.A. certificate (1961), also a mint block of six (3 x 2) with two stamps showing ''AR'' of ''WAR'' omitted, fine, scarce multiples. S.G. 149, a, var. Photo.
899 £130
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1919 1d. bright rose-scarlet with type 40 local overprint in violet, a mint block of eight (4 x 2) with the left-hand block of four variety overprint double from the left pane, the right hand block normal from the right pane, fine. S.G. 149, b, c, cat. 282. Photo.
901 £95
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1919 1d. bright rose-scarlet with type 40 local overprint in violet, a lower right corner mint block of eight (4 x 2) variety watermark inverted, each with pencil number on reverse, a little perf. reinforcement otherwise fine with seven stamps unmounted. S.G. 149w, cat. 256+.
902 £100
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1919 fifth and sixth local overprints, a mint selection written up on leaves with 1919 (Aug.) type 42 fifth overprint 1d. left pane and 3d. sheet of sixty showing a range of constant varieties incl. type II and type III settings, 3d. watermark inverted single and corner pair, watermark reversed (2), 1919 (Dec.) type 43 sixth overprint 1d. left and right panes of sixty with a range of constant varieties incl. the wider setting from the bottom two rows, misplaced overprints, etc., mainly fine. S.G. 150-153. (330)
903 £240
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1919 1d. scarlet with type 42 fifth local overprint, variety overprint double in a lower left corner block of four, fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 159a, cat. 600+. Photo.
907 £120
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1919 3d. purple on orange-buff with type 42 fifth local overprint, varieties watermark inverted and watermark reversed, each in unmounted mint top right corner blocks of four, fine. S.G. 151w, x, cat. 256+.
908 £95
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1919 (Dec.) 3d. purple on orange-buff with type 43 sixth local overprint, variety watermark reversed, eleven mint examples with a right margin single, a right margin block of four and a bottom margin block of six (2 x 3), the block of six showing the wider spaced overprint found on the lower two rows of the sheet, fine with some unmounted. S.G. 153x, cat. 275+.
911 £100
Turks and Caicos Islands: Covers: 1917 to 1938, a selection of covers (8) bearing locally overprinted stamps incl. 1919 (Aug. 21) registered O.H.M.S. envelope to New York bearing1919 type 42 fifth local overprint 1d. irregular block of nine, used on the second day of issue, the envelope with violet ''Received in bad condition at...'', 1920 (Jan. 14) registered to U.S.A. bearing 1918 third local overprint in red 3d. block of four, 1931 and 1938 late usage covers, etc., fine.
912 £160
Turks and Caicos Islands: Covers: 1918 to 1920, a selection of covers (6) bearing De La Rue overprinted stamps incl. 1919 (July 5) 'Wilson' registered envelope bearing 1919 overprinted in red 3d. alongside 1919 locally overprinted in violet 1d., the other five covers all with blocks of four, etc., fine.
913 £95
Turks and Caicos Islands: Covers: 1919 (Apr. 14) and 1920 (Jan. 26) a pair of registered O.H.M.S. covers to Paris, the first bearing 1918 1d. rose-carmine and 1919 overprinted in red 3d. purple on orange-buff De La Rue overprinted pairs, the second bearing 1919 (Dec.) 1d. scarlet lower right corner block of twelve from the final local overprint setting, both addressed to Dr. Richard D'Aulnay, a keen stamp collector, and containing receipts from the postmaster at Grand Turk Post Office following his request for War Stamps, the first cover represents the day of issue of the 3d. overprinted in red.
915 £48000
An exceptional collection of Foreign countries in two very large New Ideal albums for issues to 1936, each in excellent condition and partly bound in red leather. Most spaces are filled with unused or used stamps, the early issues being in varied condition and containing some reprints and forgeries, the later issues are mainly fine. The contents are far too extensive for detailed description but have strength in Europe and Colonies, particularly Austria, Belgium, France, Germany. Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain etc., but there is interest throughout including Asia, Latin America and U.S.A., viewing essential.
916 £39000
A comprehensive collection in two New Imperial albums for issues to 1936, the Great Britain pages having been removed, otherwise in fine condition. The contents are mint and used, the early issues in mixed condition, later issues mainly fine including (mint unless otherwise stated) Antigua with 1921-29 to 1, 1932 set, Ascension complete, Australia 1932 Bridge 5s (used), Bermuda 1918-22 set to 1 incl. 2s. variety ''Damaged leaf at bottom right'', 1924-32 2s.6d. to 12s.6d., British Solomon Islands issues complete less 1908-11 2s., Brunei complete less 1908-22 $25, Canada with 1852 3d. (5, incl. a pair), 6d., 10d. (all used), Cayman Is. complete less 1908 surcharge and 1917 type 16 surcharge, B.P.O.'s in China 1917-21 $5, 1922-27 set, Cyprus 1928 set, Falkland Islands 1933 Centenary set, Gibraltar incl. 1912-24 set, Hong Kong incl. 1891 surcharged in Chinese characters $1 on 96c., K.U.T. 1903-04 to 10r., 1912-27 1s. to 1, Morocco Agencies with seahorse high values, Nauru 1916-23 to 10s., North Borneo 1931 set, N. Rhodesia 1925-29 set, St Helena 1934 set, St Kitts-Nevis 1923 to 10s., St Vincent 1904-11 set, Seychelles, Sierra Leone 1933 to 10s., Straits Settlements with surcharges, 1892-99 set, Johore with 1896-99 set, 1904-10 to $10, Trengganu with 1921-41 MCA and Script to $5, $25 to $100 (slight crease) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' etc., a very fine collection.
917 £6000
A K.G.VI mint and used collection in an S.G. printed album, incl. Aden 1937 Dhow set used, Ascension 1938-53 to 10s. used, Australia 1937-49 to 1 mint, 1946-48 B.C.O.F. set mint, Bahamas, Bahrain 1938-41 set used, Bermuda, British Occupation of Italian Colonies, British Solomon Islands 1940 Postage Due set used, Burma 1937 set used, 1938-40 set used, Canada 1949 Official set mint, Cyprus, Falkland Islands 1938-50 to 1 used, Fiji, Gibraltar, Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1940 Postage Due set used on 1950 cover, Great Britain, Hong Kong 1948 Silver Wedding $10 used, India 1937-40 set mint, 1948 Gandhi set mint, Kuwait 1939 set mint, Malaya and States with Johore, Kedah, Kelantan 1937-40 to $2 used, Negri Sembilan, Trengganu, Mauritius, Morocco Agencies, New Zealand, North Borneo 1945 B.M.A. set used, 1950-52 set used, Northern Rhodesia, Nyasaland 1950 Postage Due set used, Pakistan, Sarawak, Seychelles, etc., varied condition. (100s)
918 £5500
A Q.V. to Q.E.II old-time collection in seven albums, three small stockbooks, on leaves and loose in a carton incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used, 1887-92 Jubilee 41/2d. block of 40 (two panes of 20) mint, K.G.V controls, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. block of four, 5s. and 10s. (unmounted) pairs mint, 1948 Wedding 1 unmounted mint block of four, omnibus issues with 1935 Jubilee mint sets complete (less British Forces in Egypt), many duplicate sets, varieties incl. Hong Kong 3c. lightning conductor, Australian States, Canada, Gibraltar 1912-24 1 mint, Niger Coast 1893 type 4 in green 1/2d. on 21/2d. mint, New Zealand Chalons incl. 1864-67 4d. rose used, British Africa, Sudan Army Officials, also a few Foreign, etc., varied condition. (few 1,000s)
919 £2200
A Q.E.II collection in six New Age albums (some damaged) and leaves, and two stockbinders in a carton, to 1972 mainly mint with latest issues unmounted incl. G.B. Wildings, 1958 1st De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1, phosphor commemorative sets, various Great Britain overprinted, Ascension 1956 to 10s., Australia 1963-65 Navigators to 2, B.A.T. 1963-69 to both 1, 1971 to 50p. on 10s. (unmounted), Cyprus, Falkland Is. 1960-66 to 1, Dependencies 1954-62 to 1, South Georgia 1963-69 to both 1, Fiji, Gibraltar 1953-59 to 1 (less 6d.), Hong Kong 1954-62 $5, $10, 1962-73 to $20, 1966-72 $1.30 to $20 (unmounted), Malayan States, Rhodesias, Singapore, South Africa, Pacific islands and West Indies sets, commemoratives, miniature sheets, with some shades, most watermark and perf. changes throughout, a few varieties, etc., mainly fine. (1,000s)
921 £1500
A mint and used collection in a K.G.VI printed album with mint incl. Ascension 1938-53 to 10s. (less 3d. black and ultramarine), Bahamas 1938-52 most values to 1, Bermuda 1938-53 perf. 13 1 bright violet and black on scarlet, Falkland Is. and Dependencies, Fiji, Gibraltar, G.B., India and States, Malta, North Borneo 1939 to $1, 1950-52 to $10, St. Helena 1938-44 to 10s., Sudan 1948 Officials to 50pi., many 1948 Wedding sets incl. Hong Kong $10 (unmounted), 1949 U.P.U. sets, various used incl. high values, duplication in places, etc., varied condition, some of the mint unmounted. (100s)
922 £2900
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums, incl. Australia and States, Bahamas, Canada, Cyprus, Gambia, Hong Kong, India and States, Labuan, Malta, Malay and States with Japanese Occupation 1942 (Mar.) overprint on Straits Settlements 50c. used and $1 (faults) used, Newfoundland 1897 to 60c. used, New Zealand, Nyasaland, Rhodesia and Southern Rhodesia, St. Helena, etc. (many 100s)
923 £8000
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. Australian States, Bermuda with a mint and used range of K.G.VI high values, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, Malaya and States, Nyasaland, St. Lucia, South Africa, range of varieties, etc. (100s)
925 £4200
A Q.V. to early K.E.VII mint and used collection in an early Imperial album (1902) incl. G.B. line engraved and surface printed used, Australian States from imperfs., British East Africa 1891 Mombasa Provisional handstamped ''1/2 Anna'' on 2a. (initialled ''A.D.'') used, British West Indies, Canada large Queens used, 1897 Jubilee to 50c. mint or used, Ceylon 1857 imperfs., Cyprus from 1880 1/2d. mint, Hong Kong, New Zealand Chalons used, Nyasaland 1895 2s.6d., 5s. and 1 used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
926 £2000
A mainly K.G.VI to early Q.E.II collection in seven albums and a stockbook in a carton with mint definitive sets incl. Aden and States, Ascension 1938-53 to 10s., Bermuda 1938-53 perf. 13 5s. to 1, 1953-62 to 1, Brunei 1947-51 to $10, Cyprus 1934 to 45pi., 1938-51 to 1, Falkland Is. 1938-50 10s., Dependencies, Fiji 1938-55 to 1, Gambia 1938-46 to 10s., Gibraltar 1938-51 to 1, K.U.T. 1938-54 to 1, Malta, Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 to 20s., St. Helena 1938-44 to 10s., Sierra Leone 1938-44 to 1, various West Indies sets incl. Cayman Is. 1953-62 and 1962-64 to 1, later to 2001 apparently complete, covers, also a few earlier incl. 1907 6d. and 1s. used, 1912-20 10s. (white back) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', omnibus issues, Kiribati and Zimbabwe to 2001, K.G.VI censored covers incl. Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (many 100s)
927 £2100
A Q.V. to K.G.VI mint and used collection of African and Asian countries in four albums incl. C.O.G.H. selection of triangulars used (18), Ceylon range of Q.V. used from imperfs., 1921-32 20r. mint (thin), Gold Coast, India from imperfs., Malaya incl. Straits Settlements range of Q.V. mint and used, 1883-91 30c. watermark inverted used, Perak 1938-41 values to 30c. mint, Mauritius range of Q.V. used incl. 1883-94 25c. watermark inverted, Natal 1874-99 6d. watermark inverted used, Nigerias incl. Niger Coast 1897-98 6d. watermark reversed unused (stained), North Borneo 1888-92 3c., 6c., 8c. and 10c. imperf. pairs mint, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 to 5s., 10s. mint, Rhodesia, Sarawak, Seychelles 1890-92 to 96c. mint, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tonga, Transvaal 1895 Penny Postage imperf. between pair used, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
928 £2400
A Q.V. to K.G.V mint and used British Empire collection in mixed condition in an Ideal album incl. Bechuanaland, Bermuda, British Guiana, British Somaliland, Canada, Ceylon, Cyprus 1894 -96 CA to 45pi. mint, 1904-10 MCA to 45pi. mint, G.B. 1840 1d. and 2d. used, selection of surface printed to 5s., Officials, Hong Kong 1891 Jubilee 2c. used, India, Levant, Malta, Northern Nigeria 1912 to 1 used, Nyasaland with high values, Rhodesia, Australian States, etc. (many 100s)
929 £900
A mint and used collection in a K.G.VI printed album incl. Ascension, British Africa, New Zealand, West Indies, some sets to the top values, 1948 Wedding sets, etc., varied condition. (many 100s)
930 £2900
An accumulation, in packets, stockcards and loose in a small box, incl. Canada, Danish West Indies 1905 5f. in a mint strip of three, Germany, Greece 1871 entire from Sira to Italy, bearing 1870-71 5l., 20l. and 40l., Heligoland 1890 postcard to Hamburg, bearing 1875-90 5pf. (2), Italy with Parma, Sardinia, Lombardy and Venetia 1858-62 3s. black (2) and 15s. blue type II used on 1862 wrapper (reduced at right), Norway, U.S.A., etc. (100s)
931 £1450
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in seven albums in a small carton incl. Australian States, Bermuda, C.O.G.H. triangulars (5), Ceylon from imperfs., Falkland Is. 1963 to 1 mint, Hong Kong, K.U.T., Malayan States incl. Kedah 1921-32 $2 used, Nigeria 1936 to 5s. mint, North Borneo, Somaliland 1938 1r. to 5r. used, Southern Rhodesia, Togo 1915 20s. mint, etc., varied condition. (many 100s)
932 £1900
An old-time World accumulation in packets and loose in two cartons incl. Bahrain K.G.VI used, China, Hong Kong incl. 1948 Wedding $10 used, Japan, G.B. 1959 phosphor-graphite set in unmounted mint pairs and on plain f.d.c.'s (4), Australia 'roos to 10s. used on piece, interesting postal history incl. China, Hong Kong 1927 50c. registered envelope with 4c. and 30c. (2) adhesives with insured label to UK, 1930's airmails, 1940 (May) from Montreal with straight-line ''Recovered from the Sea'' cachet, Manchuria, Australia 1948-50 A.P.O's, etc., varied condition. (1,000s)
933 £880
An all World accumulation in an album, on leaves and loose in a carton with G.B. incl. 1870 1/2d. plate 12 block of four and plate 19 pair mint, 1904 and 1905 Parcel Post labels used, 1929 P.U.C. mint block of six with ''CO'' joined variety, 1935 Jubilee 2s. and 3s. booklets, K.G.V and K.G.VI blocks, 1960 Regionals 7s.3d. presentation pack, f.d.c.'s incl. 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. plain cover, 1977 Jubilee with Windsor Castle c.d.s., other covers incl. 1876 to Switzerland with 9d. bistre, 1930's airmails, Cyprus, British Asia on leaves incl. Indian States, two Poonch 1887 covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
934 £2100
A Q.V. to K.G.V mint and used collection in two boxed New Imperial albums incl. Australian States, British Levant 1893 40pa. on 1/2d. provisional used, Cape triangulars incl. 1861 Woodblock 1d. (2) and 4d. (2) used, Ceylon imperfs., Mauritius 1848-59 Post Paid worn impression 1d. used, Newfoundland from 1857 imperfs., New Zealand imperf. Chalons (22), North Borneo, Rhodesia 1898-1908 1 perf. 151/2 mint, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
935 £900
An unusual accumulation in a box with many forgeries, covers, proofs, varieties, rocket mail, air mail labels etc., varied condition.
936 £1150
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in 18 binders in a carton incl. 1935 Jubilee sets mint, Royal Wedding issues, War Tax issues, multiples, a few G.B. incl. 1840 1d. used, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
937 £2200
A mainly European accumulation in six albums, three stockbooks, leaves and loose, contained in three cartons, incl. many covers with Austria, France, Germany with French Zone 1949 Red Cross set used on cover, West Germany 1949 (4), 1951, 1952 Relief Fund sets used on covers, Great Britain, Switzerland with 1945 PAX 1f. used on 1945 censor cover, 1951 LUNABA miniature sheet used on 1951 cover, etc. (many 100s)
938 £550
A world collection in six albums, incl. Australia, China, Great Britain, Jamaica, New Zealand, Northern Rhodesia, U.S.A., etc. (many 100s)
939 £1350
A mainly K.G.V to Q.E.II accumulation in nine albums and stockbooks, and loose in a carton, mostly mint with much Q.E.II incl. Ascension 1924-33 1/2d., 1d. 11/2d. and 2d. each with 'cleft rock' varieties (toned perfs.), 1963 Birds to 1 (2 sets, less one 1s.6d.), Bahawalpur, Falkland Is. 1960s and later sets, Dependencies, B.A.T. 1963 to 1 Map and later sets, South Georgia 1971-76 to 50p. on 10s. and later sets, Seychelles, South Africa, Tristan da Cunha collection with 1952, 1954, 1960 and 1961 sets, 1963 5s. watermark inverted, quantity of later definitives, commemoratives and miniature sheets with some duplication, 1949 U.P.U. omnibus sets, various covers incl. Falkland Is. K.G.V 6d. on 'Wilson' 1925 envelope cancelled South Georgia, 1933 Centenary 1d. and 4d. used on covers to Sussex, 1937 ''Cygnus'' crash covers (2), also some Foreign incl. Switzerland, etc., varied condition with much of the mint unmounted. (many 100s)
940 £500
An all world accumulation in eighteen albums, two stockbooks and loose, contained in six cartons, incl. Australia, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand, U.S.A., etc.
941 £880
A collection of Eastern European countries in three albums, with early issues mostly used, later mint mainly 1930s and 1940s sets incl. Albania 1934 Revolution Anniversary, 1939-40 Air 20q., 1940 Air 5q. to 3f., 1946 Red Cross, 1948 Railway, Baltic States incl. Lithuania 1930's imperf. and perf. sets, Bulgaria 1931 Balkan Games, 1932 Air 18l. to 28l., later to 1949, Czechoslovakia, Bohemia and Moravia, Slovakia, Poland 1940's sets, Romania range of 1930's and 1940's sets incl. 1934 Mamaia Jamboree Fund, 1945 Defence Fund, 1945 TUC Congress, Turkey, Yugoslavia, Croatia, etc., varied condition, most of the mint fine. (100s)
942 £900
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of British Europe and Great Britain overprinted in an album incl. Bahrain 1960 and 1964 sets to 10r. mint, Cyprus 1928 Anniversary to 45pi. used, 1934 to 45pi. mint, 1948 Wedding mint, Gibraltar, Ireland range of overprints incl. Saorstat 2s.6d. to 10s. mint, 1937 St. Patrick 2s.6d. to 10s. mint, Malta 1922 Self Government values to 5s. mint, 1926-27 values to 5s. mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
943 £950
A European collection in two albums, incl. Czechoslovakia 1919-20 30h. used, 1925 Olympic Congress sets mint and used, 1926 All-Sokol sets used (2), Denmark, Iceland 1930 Parliamentary air set mint, Norway with 1855 4sk. used, Sweden, etc. (100s)
944 £1700
An accumulation in three stockbooks, leaves and loose in two cartons, incl. Australia, Barbados, Canada, New Zealand, range of covers, much duplication, etc. (many 1,000's)
945 £2000
A Q.V. to K.G.V collection in two Imperial albums, incl. Great Britain with 1840 1d. (2), 1867-83 5s. plates 1 EJ and 2 FD, Ascension, Australia and States, Canada, Gibraltar, Malta, New Zealand, Rhodesia, etc. (100s)
946 £920
A collection of British Pacific islands in three binders, mainly mint K.G.VI and Q.E. II issues to 1973 from British Solomon Islands, Fiji, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, New Hebrides, New Zealand with postal fiscals to 1, Pitcairn and Tonga, also Papua 1932-40 set, varied condition.
947 £1300
A mainly mint collection of British Asia in an album including Burma with 1937 set (high values with some black paper adhering to gum), 1938-40 set, Officials with 1939, 1946 and 1947 sets, India with 1937-40 (less 3a.6p.). 1948 Gandhi, 1949 sets, Pakistan 1947, 1948-56 sets, Officials 1947, 1948 sets, Bahawalpur 1948 set etc., varied condition with some adhering to pages but mainly fine.
948 £820
A World collection in sixteen albums and stockbooks in a carton incl. G.B. 1960's phosphors unmounted mint, 1948 Wedding 1 mint and used, other 1948 Wedding sets mint, 1949 U.P.U. incl. Japan miniature sheet, Ascension 1956 to 10s. mint, Gibraltar postal stationery from 1886 unused and used, 1938-51 set to 1 mint, 1953-59 to 1 mint and used, Malta 1956-58 to 1 mint, covers incl. f.d.c.'s, etc., varied condition. (100s)
949 £720
An accumulation in an album, stockbook, leaves and loose, incl. Falkland Dependencies 1954 set mint, South Georgia 1963-69 set mint, India, New Zealand, Spain, etc. (many 100s)
950 £620
An all World accumulation in fifteen albums and stockbooks, on leaves and loose in two cartons with Commonwealth mainly K.G.VI and Q.E.II, incl. Falkland Is. and Dependencies, much West Indies mint with some complete mint definitive sets incl. British Honduras 1962 to $5, Cayman Is. 1962-64 to 1, commemoratives incl. watermark varieties, thematic interest, some Foreign incl. France and Colonies, U.S.A., etc. (few 1,000s)
951 £1950
A Q.V. to K.G.V mint and used collection in a New Ideal album incl. Australian States, Canada and Provinces, Ceylon, Fiji, G.B. from 1840 1d. used, surface printed to 5s. plate 2, India and States, North Borneo 1918 (Aug.) and 1918 (Oct.) Red Cross each to $2 + 2c. mint, 1935 Jubilee sets mainly mint, etc., very mixed condition.
952 £400
A Q.V. selection on stockcards incl. Antigua 1882 4d. mint, Barbados 1858 1s. imperf. pair unused, 1875-80 perf. 121/2 1s. unused, St. Helena 1864-80 values to 5s. mint, and St. Vincent incl. 1869 1s. indigo unused, 1885-93 4d. mint (2), etc., mixed condition. (34)
953 £550
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums, incl. Ireland 1922-23 5s. used, Pitcairn Islands, Singapore with 1948-52 both perfs sets mint, 1955-59 set mint, etc. (100s)
954 £700
A mainly mint collection of British West Indies in four ringbinders, issues from 1937 to 1973, good ranges of each territory mainly in complete sets, fair to fine.
955 £1100
A range of British Colonies in four albums, on leaves etc. incl. a large part mint set of 1935 Silver Jubilees, various 1949 UPU sets in plate no. blocks of four incl. Hong Kong, K.G.VI and early Q.E.II collections of Cyprus, Gibraltar, Grenada, Malta, overprints on G.B., a range of Egypt etc., varied condition.
956 £400
A Q.E.II accumulation, incl. 1965-66 Churchill complete mint, 1972 Silver Wedding (63 values) in plate blocks of four, 1978 Coronation in sheetlets of six in uncut sheets of four (19 different), unmounted mint varieties with Ascension 1963 11/2d. variety cobalt omitted, Ceylon 1970 Wildlife 15c. with variety brown-black and orange-brown omitted, India 1979-88 10r. variety brown omitted, 2000 Paintings 3r. with red-brown omitted, New Zealand 1973-76 1c. with blue omitted, 4c. variety bright green in a coil strip of eleven with coil leader, South Africa 1977-82 6c. variety black omitted in a used pair, Zambia 1968 1n. with copper-bronze omitted, etc. (few 100s)
957 £480
A mainly mint Q.E.II selection, incl. Barbados 1953-61 to $2.40 (4), Bermuda 1970-75 Flowers sets in plate blocks of four, British Solomon Islands, Fiji 1959-63 10d. in a complete sheet (5 x 12), Ghana with a range of surcharge varieties, Lesotho with a range of surcharge varieties, St. Kitts 1980 Ships $2 mint block of ten, showing misplaced overprint resulting in one with overprint omitted, Turks and Caicos Islands, etc. (few 100s)
958 £700
A Q.E.II mint and used collection in three albums, incl. New Zealand, North Borneo, Northern Rhodesia, Papua New Guinea, St. Helena, St. Vincent, etc. (100s)
959 £680
A British Africa collection in three binders, mainly mint K.G.VI and early Q.E.II issues from Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Biafra, Gold Coast/Ghana, N. Rhodesia, Nyasaland/Malawi, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Somaliland, South Africa, S.W.A., S. Rhodesia, Swaziland and Zanzibar, varied condition.
960 £580
A collection of British Atlantic islands, mainly mint from 1937 to 1973 comprising Ascension, Falkland Islands and Dependencies, St Helena and Tristan da Cunha, varied condition with some adherences on reverse but mainly fine.
961 £600
A Q.V. to K.G.VI mint and used collection in two sparsely filled New Imperial albums and a K.G.VI album incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used, Australia and States, Canada, India and States, Seychelles 1938-49 to 5r. mint (20c. blue and 30c. carmine used), 1952 to 10r. mint, South Africa incl. C.O.G.H. triangulars (6) to 1s. used, Transvaal, West Indies, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
962 £240
An accumulation in six stockbooks, four cover albums, on leaves and loose in a carton, mainly mint Commonwealth with 1960's to 1980 Africa incl. Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi 1966-67 and 1968 sets to 2, miniature sheets, Grenada 1938-50 to 10s. (7) with shades and perfs., Leeward Is. 1912-22 and 1921-36 values to 5s., New Zealand, Channel Is. sets, presentation packs and f.d.c.'s, etc. (100s)
963 £580
A collection in two albums, on leaves and loose in a small carton, mainly West Indies with Bahamas mint incl. 1938-52 to 1, 1948 Eleuthera set, 1954-63 to 1, Barbados incl. a range of imperf. and perf. Britannia types to 1s. used, 1882-86 6d. mint, later mint incl. 1906 Nelson set, 1950 and 1953-61 to $2.40, Bermuda 1924-32 2s.6d. mint, 1921 Tercentenary mint, 1953-62 to 1 mint, British Guiana 1898 Jubilee 2c. to 15c. mint, 1954-63 to $5 mint, also other Commonwealth, a few foreign, etc., varied condition. (100s)
964 £450
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums and on leaves in a small carton incl. British Levant from 1885 80pa. on 5d. used (14), Gambia, Hong Kong, Malayan States, St. Helena 1922 2s.6d. mint, Sarawak, Seychelles, K.U.T. cancellations mainly K.G.V and K.G.VI, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
965 £400
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in sixteen binders in two cartons incl. Australia, B.A.T. 1963-69 to both 1 mint, Canada, Gibraltar, Malayan States, Malta, New Zealand, North Borneo 1961 to $10 mint and Sabah 1964-65 overprints to $10 mint, West Indies, omnibus issues mint incl. 1953 Coronation, 1965-67 Churchill, etc., varied condition. (1,000s)
966 £720
An all World accumulation in albums, old auction lots, on leaves and loose in two cartons incl. France, U.S.A., extensive Middle East, Turkey, bird and map thematics, etc. (1,000s)
967 £250
A collection of Scandinavian countries in an album incl. Denmark from imperfs. used, 1930s and 1940s sets mint, Greenland 1945 1o. to 5k. mint, 1950-60 to 2k. mint (less 30o. red), Finland early issues mostly used, Red Cross sets mint, Iceland mint 1937 to 1954 incl. 1950-54 to 25k., Sweden with early issues used incl. 1862-72 17o. purple, mint 1930s and 1940s sets, etc., mixed condition, the mint mainly fine. (few 100s)
968 £260
A collection of Foreign countries in nine binders in a carton incl. Belgium from imperfs., Germany, Greece Hermes Heads mostly used with a range of shades, 1960's and 1970's sets mint, Poland, Sweden, U.S.A., etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
969 £250
A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in two albums incl. Barbados, Bermuda 1865-1903 perf. 14 x 121/2 1s. used, Canada sets to $1 used, Hong Kong, India, K.G.VI mint short sets to 1s. or equivalent incl. Ascension 1938-53 incl. 3d. black and ultramarine, Ceylon, Falkland Is. Dependencies 1944-45 overprinted sets, St. Helena, etc., varied condition. (100s)
970 £400
A mainly K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in two sparsely filled New Age albums, a further album, on leaves and loose incl. 1935 Jubilee sets, Falkland Is., India, Malaya, New Zealand, Pacific islands, West Indies, covers incl. censored, etc. (many 100s)
971 £170
A mainly 19th. Century World collection in a Lincoln album incl. Austria, France, German States, Germany Eagles used incl. 1872 large shield 9k., 1874 9k. on piece, Sweden, range of U.S.A., Commonwealth, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
972 £200
A mint Q.E.II selection, incl. Aden, Falkland Islands, South Georgia 1963 to 1 ultramarine, Mauritius 1972-74 set in cylinder blocks of four, Pitcairn Islands 1969-75 set in plate blocks of four, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Southern Rhodesia, etc., mainly fine. (few 100s)
973 £150
An accumulation in four albums and six stockbooks, incl. Australia and States, Greece, Poland, United Nations, etc. (many 100s)
974 £250
A mainly mint selection of British Asia K.G.VI and early Q.E.II issues incl. Brunei, Mauritius with 1938-49, 1950 and 1953-58 sets, North Borneo with 1945, 1947, 1950-52 (less 1952 50c.), 1954-59 (less 15c.) sets, Sarawak with 1950 set etc., mainly fine.
975 £210
A World accumulation in a stockbinder and on leaves incl. Australian States, Barbados with a range of Britannia issues used, 1905 values to 2s.6d. mint, Canada Q.V., France and Colonies, Germany and States, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
976 £140
An all World accumulation in five albums and loose in a small carton incl. G.B. K.G.VI mint blocks, 1948 1 brown f.d.c., Canada 1946-47 to $1 mint, 1945-46 Victory omnibus mint, Hong Kong 1946 Victory f.d.c., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
977 £160
A duplicated mint and used accumulation of Japanese Occupation issues in a small stockbook incl. Occupations of Burma, China, Malaya, Netherlands Indies Naval Control Area 1943 (July) 31/2c. to 1g. in unmounted mint blocks of four, Philippines, mint multiples, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
978 £75
A small selection, incl. Ascension 1934 set mint (toned), Falkland Islands 1938-50 5s. mint (toned) and used, 1962 Radio 2s. watermark inverted unmounted mint, etc, varied condition. (39)
980 £60
Colonial Proofs: Die proof of unidentified head in graduated, unframed surround, in black on wove paper (51 x 49mm) from Bradbury's series of portrait heads, with ''BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, LONDON'' imprint below, numbered ''108''. Photo
982 £800
Forgeries: An accumulation of official photographic reproductions of Sperati forgeries, mostly European countries with stamps, multiples, postmarks, some covers, a few enlargements etc., many with ''SPERATI/REPRODUCTION'' stamped on reverse, mainly fine. ( approx. 350 items)
984 £120
Omnibus issues: 1935 Silver Jubilee, a selection of thirty-two sets, mainly fine mint, incl. Ascension, Gilbert & Ellice Is. and Hong Kong, also a few used.
985 £150
Omnibus Issues: 1953 Coronation sets complete with extra sheets, plate blocks, also Southern Rhodesia 1953 printing block, etc. (few 100s)
987 £42
Omnibus Issues: 1956 to 1961, a used Europa collection in an album incl. Liechtenstein 1960 50r., also 1959-60 World Refugee issues in a special album, etc. (100s)
988 £90
Omnibus Issues: A collection in an album with 1935 Silver Jubilee sets and part sets mint or used with some mixed, a few minor varieties, 1937 Coronation sets apparently complete mint, 1945-46 Victory apparently complete mint and most used, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
989 £1400
Postal History and Covers: Consular Mail, the collection of mainly covers and cards on leaves and loose from 1836 to 1982, incl. Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Netherlands, Nicaragua 1893 registered cover from the Nicaraguan Consulate at Caracas, addressed to Spain, bearing Coat-of-Arms, registration cachet and circular framed ''AR'' all in violet, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, United States of America with 1837 entire to the Consul of the U.S.A. in London from the U.S. Consulate in Cowes, Isle of Wight, range of consular documents, etc. Ex Barnes. (few 100s). Photo.
990 £110
Postal History and Covers: An all World accumulation to Holland, 1849 to 1987, incl. stampless, airmails, censored, registered, postal stationery, mostly from European countries with much from France, 1849 cover from Latvia, etc. (approx. 425)
991 £130
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of all World covers in albums and loose, 1866 to 2007 with philatelic and commercial mail, censored, airmails, many countries incl. Spain 1877-90 correspondence to Cardiff, etc. (100s)
992 £170
Postal History and Covers: A selection of British Africa covers and cards (40), 1866 to 1960, incl. stampless, airmail, censored, registered, postal stationery, various countries, etc.
993 £3000
Postal History and Covers: A large accumulation of all World covers and cards in three cartons, mainly 19th and early 20th century incl. Australian States, Germany, Hong Kong, South Africa incl. C.O.G.H. 4d. (2), postal stationery mostly used, p.p.c's, also a few loose stamps, etc. (many 100s)
994 £90
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers, fronts and postcards incl. a 1899 commercial envelope from Constantinople to Glasgow franked on reverse with Austro-Hungarian Offices in the Turkish Empire issues, early Belgian covers etc., varied condition. (22 items)
995 £180
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers, from 1904 but mainly K.G.VI and Q.E.II, range of countries incl. British Africa, New Zealand, West Indies, f.d.c.'s, airmails, commercial covers, etc. (approx. 430)
996 £150
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers and cards incl. W.W.I and W.W.II censored, ''DAMAGED BY/SEA WATER'', ''DAMAGED AS A RESULT/OF ENEMY ACTION'', various from South America, etc. (31)
997 £100
Postal History and Covers: A group of Antarctic and Arctic covers (6) incl. 1924 Amundsen-Ellsworth Polar Expedition special ''North Pole Mail'' postcard franked Norway 5. and 25. adhesives cancelled by 1925 (June 18) Kings Bay (Spitzbergen) c.d.s., also 1926 Amundsen-Nobile-Ellsworth airmail label mint, etc.
998 £180
Postcards: An all World accumulation of postcards in an album and loose incl. topographical, real photos, comic, military, G.B., early U.S.A., etc., mixed condition. (approx. 575)
999 £260
Postal History and Covers: Rocket Mail: A ringbinder with a collection of labels with items to 1962 incl. Germany with the scarce 1933 1 Mark black on yellow without 3 Mark surcharge (Sieger certificate), later items with sheets, a few covers etc., mainly fine.
1000 £6800
Thematics: Flora and Fauna: A mainly mint, all world comprehensive collection in eighteen albums and loose, contained in three cartons, incl. Australia, Basutoland 1933 set, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China with 1963 Panda set imperforate, 1973 Panda set, 1980 New Year (Monkey) 8f., Cuba,, Cyprus, Falkland Islands, French Colonies with French Antarctic Territory, Ivory Coast, Togo, Gambia, Hungary, Italian Colonies with Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika 1935-37 1, Korea, Liberia, Malaya and states with Federated Malay States 1900 to 50c., Negri Sembilan 1895-99 set, Pahang 1898-99 10c. to 25c. (both), Perak 1895-99 50c. (both), Newfoundland, New Guinea 1918-23 to 5s., North Borneo, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 to 10s., 1938-52 set, Russia, Sierra Leone with 1912-21 to 1, 1921-27 10s., 1933 Wilberforce 5s., South Africa, Tanganyika 1922-24 to 1 (2), Viet Nam., Yugoslavia, etc. (1,000's)
1001 £140
Aden: 1964-65 15c. greenish-grey with variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint vertical pair from the foot of the sheet. S.G. 79w, cat. 220. Photo.
1002 £80
Antigua: 1882 4d. blue, fine mint. S.G. 23, cat. 275. Photo.
1003 £110
Antigua: 1884-87 watermark Crown CA 21/2d. ultramarine in a mint block of four, one showing variety large ''2'' in ''21/2d.'' with sloping foot, fine and fresh. S.G. 27a, cat 181+. Photo.
1004 £450
Antigua: 1884-87 watermark Crown CA 1s. mauve showing variety top left triangle detached, mint, two small ink marks on reverse and faintly toned, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 30a, cat. 1,700.
1005 £3200
Antigua: 1903-07 watermark Crown CC: 1d. superbly executed hand painted essay in blue, green and Chinese white on stamp sized thin card, affixed to card (100 x 88mm) initialed ''H.V.W'' and dated ''7 VIII. 02'', some traces of staining, otherwise fine and most attractive. Photo.
1006 £320
Antigua: 1903-07 watermark Crown CC: Imperforate die proof of the Arms vignette only, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/STRIKING'' and dated ''3 MAR 03'', initialled ''GW'', fine. Photo.
1007 £230
Antigua: 1903-07 watermark Crown CC: Imperforate die proof of the 1/2d. frame only, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/STRIKING'' and dated ''13 FEB. 03'', fine. Photo.
1008 £240
Antigua: 1903-07 watermark Crown CC: Imperforate die proof of the 5s. King Edward VII head vignette, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''11 FEB 03''. Photo.
1009 £520
Antigua: 1903-07 watermark Crown CC: Imperforate die proof of the 5s. complete design with uncleared country name and surround, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''22 DEC. 02'', fine. This design also used for Dominica and Montserrat. Photo.
1010 £500
Antigua: 1908-17 watermark Crown CA: 1/2d. imperforate colour trials (2) with separate pulls from the frame and vignette plates, the centres cut out and interchanged experimentally to obtain suitable combinations of colour. One with frame in dull purple, centre in grey-green (the issued colours of the 2s.), the other with frame in brown and centre in rose-red, also 1d. in rose-red and 3d. in orange brown with the centres removed, all on gummed watermarked paper, fine and most unusual. Photo.
1011 £380
Antigua: 1908-17 watermark Crown CA: 1/2d. imperforate colour trial in grey-green and blue, on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
1012 £290
Antigua: 1908-17 watermark Crown CA: 1/2d. imperforate colour trial in turquoise and grey, on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
1013 £110
Antigua: 1913 watermark Multiple Crown CA: Imperforate die proof of King George V head with uncleared surround, in black on glazed card (20 x 23mm), also used for Dominica and Montserrat, fine. Photo.
1014 £300
Antigua: 1921-29 Master die proof with blank value tablet printed in black on glazed card (77 x 50mm), unmarked and undated, fine. Photo.
1015 £580
Antigua: 1938-51 1d. handpainted essay in an unissued design of English Harbour (a little similar to the issued 1/2d value), executed in red and Chinese white on card (117 x 69mm), endorsed ''Antigua 8.4.38'', stated to have been painted by A. W. Morley. Photo.
1016 £900
Antigua: 1938-51 1s. handpainted essay very similar in design to issued, executed in green, blue and Chinese white on card (140 x 88mm), endorsed ''Antigua 14.4.38'' and ''App.'' with initials. Stated to have been painted by A. W. Morley. Photo.
1017 £1100
Antigua: 1938-51 2s.6d. composite essay of the issued design, comprising printed King's head with remainder handpainted, executed in black, blue and Chinese white on card (139 x 87mm), endorsed ''Antigua 15.4.38'', and ''App.'' with initials. Stated to have been painted by A. W. Morley, most attractive. Photo.
1018 £980
Antigua: 1938-51 5s. handpainted essay of an unissued design of map of Antigua, executed in red, blue and Chinese white on card (140 x 88mm), endorsed ''Antigua 11.4.38'', and ''Not App.'' with initials, attractive. Stated to have been painted by A. W. Morley. Photo.
1019 £1750
Antigua: A mint and used collection from 1903 to 1949 in two albums, incl. 1903-07 1/2d. to 5s. sets (2) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (one less 3d.), also mint set with chalk-surfaced paper values and used set, 1908-17 1/2d. to 2s. sets mint and used, 1913 5s. mint, used and overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1921-29 watermark MCA set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' with extra 1, watermark Script set used, 1932 Tercentenary sets mint used (5s. is on last day cover), and set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', 1935 Silver Jubilee set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', range of shades, cancellations, flown covers, etc. (many 100s)
1020 £450
Antigua: Cancellations and Covers: 1858 to 1957, a selection of mainly covers and cards, incl. 1858 part cover from England to Antigua, bearing 1855-57 6d. wing margined (corner fault), 1909 2d. registered cover to Germany, additionally franked by 1908-17 2d. and 6d., 1930 registered cover to England, bearing 1921-29 6d., tied by ''ST. JOHN'S'' c.d.s. large oval ''POST OFFICE/(crown)/ANTIGUA'', also a range of commonwealth, foreign stamps and covers, etc. (100s)
1021 £75
Antigua: Cancellations and Covers: Official Mail, 1904 (May 9) O.H.M.S. (''Her'' amended to ''His'' in ms.) envelope to Barbados with ''Government Laboratory, Leeward Islands'' imprint at foot, bearing ''OFFICIAL PAID/ANTIGUA'' c.d.s., some minor tone spots, scarce. Photo.
1022 £50
Antigua: Cancellations and Covers: 1921-29 1/2d. dull green cancelled by large part ''ST. STEPHENS/*/JY 19/28'' datestamp, fine and rare. Photo.
1023 £180
Antigua: Official Mail, 1950 (July 26) O.H.M.S. envelope to England, with oval framed ''GENERAL POST OFFICE/ANTIGUA'' also ''St. JOHNS/ANTIGUA'' c.d.s. and a most unusual late usage of the Crown Circle ''PAID/AT/ANTIGUA'' in black. Photo.
1025 £2600
Antigua: Barbuda: 1922 1/2d. to 5s. set of imperf. plate proofs in issued colours on MCA or Script watermarked paper as issued, 1/2d., 2d. and 21/2d. without gum, others with gum, fine and very rare. S.G. 1-11 P. Photo.
1026 £85
Antigua: Barbuda: 1922 1/2d. to 5s. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine and fresh with gum. S.G. 1-11s, cat. 225. Photo.
1027 £140
Antigua: Barbuda: 1922 1/2d. to 5s. mint, two sets, one with 1/2d. to 1s. in blocks of four with four additional shades, and 21/2d. watermark inverted single, mainly fine. S.G. 1-11, 4w. (60)
1028 £520
Antigua: Barbuda: 1922 1/2d. to 5s. set used, 1/2d. with small light stain otherwise fine, S.G. 1-11, cat. 350, also Leeward Is. 1938-51 original values (11) to 1 used on cover with Barbuda 1945 (July 20th) c.d.s.'s. Photo.
1029 £120
Ascension: 1922 2d. black and grey, variety line through ''P'' of ''POSTAGE'', mint, lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 4a, cat. 350. Photo.
1030 £240
Ascension: 1924-33 3s. grey-black and black on blue with ''cleft rock'' [R. 5/1] variety fine mint. S.G. 20c, cat. 550. Photo.
1031 £75
Ascension: 1934 5s. showing dramatic shift of the vignette and head plate to left, fine used, most unusual. S.G. 30var. Photo.
1032 £450
Ascension: 1938-53 2s.6d. black and deep carmine, Perf. 13, showing ''davit'' flaw [R. 5/1], mint, fine. S.G. 45ca, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1033 £160
Ascension: 1963 11/2d. variety cobalt omitted, in a fine unmounted mint plate horizontal pair with normal pair for comparison. S.G. 71a, EC AS142MCa. Photo.
1035 £3200
Australian States: New South Wales: A collection on leaves, mainly used incl. 1850 1d. plates I and II, 1850 2d. plate II, plate III on 1851 E.L., 1850-51 3d., 1851-52 1d. with two leaves right of ''SOUTH'' variety, 1851-55 2d. range of printings incl. plate II with ''WAEES'' variety, 1852 3d. (2), 1852-53 6d. (2), 1854 (Jan.-Mar.) 1d. pair, one with ''WALE'' variety, 1854-59 6d. (4) and 1s. (2) with wmk. ''8'', 1856-63 range of (6d.) Registered incl. imperfs., 1860-72 issue incl. wmk. varieties, 1871-1902 and 1882-97 issues to 1s. with a wide range of perfs., 1894-1904 10s. perf. 12 and perf. 12 x 11, 1890 20s., 1905 20s., some mint incl. 1890 5s., range of officials with values to 5s., reprints, Specimens, covers and cards, etc., mixed condition, some of the early issues with faults. (few 100s)
1036 £580
Australian States: New South Wales: A selection of covers, cards and pieces, incl. Albury, Armidale, Broken Hill, Casino, Cooma, Debniliquin, Goulburn, Grafton, Moulamain, Orange, Redfern, Tamworth, Wagga Wagga, Young, etc. (few 100s)
1037 £260
Australian States: Queensland: 1880 20s. rose, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 127, cat. 1,100. B.P.A. certificate (2008). Photo.
1038 £500
Australian States: Queensland: A collection on leaves with a range of Chalon types mainly used to 1s., some unused incl. 1860-61 clean-cut perf. ''REGISTERED'' (6d.), rough perf. 1d., 1864-65 ''REGISTERED'' (6d.), later issues to 10s. incl. 1882-95 wmk. W5 2s. mint, etc., mixed condition. (208)
1039 £700
Australian States: Queensland: A selection of covers, pieces and stamps, including Bowen, Bundaberg, Charters Towers, Dalby, Dunwich, Mackay, Maryborough, Nambour, Nanango, Rockhampton, Roma, Stanthorpe, Thornsborough, Toowoomba, Townsville, Warwick, Winton, Woolloongabba, registered mail, unallocated numbers, etc. (few 100s)
1041 £1700
Australian States: South Australia: A collection on leaves with a range of imperf. and rouletted issues in very mixed condition to 1s., mainly used, later issues unused or mint incl. 1868-79 3d. on 4d., 1870-71 1d., 4d., 1870-73 4d., 10d. on 9d., 1876-1900 perf. 111/2-121/2 1s. (3), 2s. (2), perf. 10 x 111/2-121/2 4d., 2s., 1886-96 ''POSTAGE AND REVENUE'' values to 10 and 15 fiscally used, 1902-04 thin ''POSTAGE'' values to 5s. mint, to 10s. used, Officials, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 360)
1044 £110
Australian States: Tasmania: 1899-1900 2d. deep violet in an upper marginal half sheet of 30, a few split perfs., mounted in margins only, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 231, cat. 480+.
1045 £1000
Australian States: Tasmania: A collection on leaves with imperfs. mainly used incl. 1855 2d. (2), various perforated Chalon types to 1s. used, mint incl. perf. 12 6d., sideface issues mint to 9d., 1892-99 5s. mint, 10s. used, Pictorials mint incl. 1899-1900 values to 6d., various used, Postal Fiscals, perfins, reprints, Specimens, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 305)
1046 £45
Australian States: Tasmania: Cancellations: Broadmarsh: A selection of 29 adhesives, incl manuscript ''12'' cancellations (6), etc., varied condition.
1047 £190
Australian States: Victoria: 1850-53 2nd. printing 1d. pale red-brown, neatly cancelled by ''1/V'' butterfly cancel, fine. S.G.. 5a, cat. 425. Photo.
1048 £140
Australian States: Victoria: 1850-53 6th. printing 2d. grey, used, good to large margins three sides, just touched at top, neatly cancelled ''15/V'' of Geelong, most attractive. Ex Perry and Diffen. S.G. 15b. Photo.
1049 £130
Australian States: Victoria: 1850-53 4th. state 2d. cinnamon, a used horizontal pair with clear to large margins, each cancelled by ''36'' barred oval of Bacchus Marsh. S.G. 17. Photo.
1051 £200
Australian States: Victoria: 1857 6th. printing 3d, blue, horizontal pair [15-16], used, clearly showing the horizontal roulettes, cancelled ''1'' barred oval of Melbourne, scarce. Ex Perry and Diffen. S.G. 48. Photo.
1052 £800
Australian States: Victoria: A collection on leaves, mainly used with imperfs. incl. Half Lengths, 1854-55 6d., 1s., perforated issues to 5s. with various perfs., 1901-10 1 and 2 c.t.o., a few mint values to 1s., etc., mixed condition. (approx. 375)
1054 £720
Australian States: Western Australia: A collection on leaves, early issues mainly used incl. 1854 imperf. 1d. (3), later imperfs. (mostly repaired), 1861 perf. 14 4d., 1863-64 1d. unused, 1882-85 perf. 14 4d. mint, 1885 1d. on 3d. vertical pair mint showing thick and thin ''1'', 1888 4d. mint, 1895 1/2d. on 3d. in red and green mint, 1902-12 2s. to 1 used, ''OS'' and ''WA'' punctures, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 220)
1055 £380
Australia: 1913-14 mint selection with a range of shades incl. 3d. (3), 4d. (2, one faded), 5d. (4), 6d. (2), 9d. (3), 1s. (3), 2s. (2), 5s., also 1913-14 K.G.V 1d. (2) and 6d. Kookaburra, mainly good to fine. (36). S.G. 1-13, 17, 19.
1056 £620
Australia: 1913-14 used selection on leaves incl. 5d. (7), 6d. (7), 1s. wmk. inverted, 2s. (3), 5s. (3), 10s. (2), 2, range of shades and cancellations, varieties, etc., mixed condition, some c.t.o., 2 repaired. (78). S.G. 1-14, 16.
1057 £300
Australia: 1913-14 1s. emerald variety watermark inverted mint, short perf. at right and gum bends otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 11w, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1058 £420
Australia: 1913-14 10s. grey and pink mint, light pencil note on reverse, fine and fresh. S.G. 14, cat. 650. Photo.
1059 £1200
Australia: 1913-14 1 brown and ultramarine mint, a couple of light gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. 15, cat. 1,900. Photo.
1060 £170
Australia: 1915 2d. to 5s. (less 2s.) used selection incl. 9d. (5), 5s. (2), range of cancellations, etc., mainly good to fine. (16). S.G. 24-28, 30.
1061 £260
Australia: 1915 21/2d. and 9d. to 5s. mint, 1s. with corner crease and 5s. with small thin otherwise fine. S.G. 24, 27-30, cat. 1,725. Photo.
1063 £380
Australia: 1915-28 mint selection with a range of shades incl. 6d. (3), 9d. (2), 1s. (2, one wmk. sideways), 2s., 5s. (2), one showing broken ear variety, also 1923-24 6d. chestnut incl. leg of kangaroo broken variety in pair with normal, 2s. maroon, etc., mainly fine. (22)
1064 £1450
Australia: 1915-28 2d. to 2 and 1923-24 6d. to 1 used collection on leaves incl. 1915-28 6d. with leg of kangaroo broken variety, 1s. watermark sideways (c.t.o.), 5s. (4), 10s. (3), 1 (2), one reperforated, the other faded, 2 (faded), 1923-24 6d. with leg of kangaroo broken variety (2), 1 (2), range of shades and cancellations, etc., varied condition. (69). S.G. 35-45, 73-75.
1065 £160
Australia: 1915-28 10s. grey and bright aniline pink fine and fresh mint. S.G. 43a, cat. 400. Photo.
1066 £720
Australia: 1915-28 1 bistre-brown and bright blue mint, small surface blemish at left and a little off-centre otherwise fine. S.G. 44b, cat. 2,250. Photo.
1068 £270
Australia: 1923-24 1 grey fine and fresh mint. S.G. 75, cat. 550. Photo.
1069 £240
Australia: 1929-30 6d. to 10s. mint with additional 6d. and 5s., mainly fine. (8). S.G. 107-112, cat. 983. Photo.
1070 £270
Australia: 1929-30 6d. to 2 used, with additional 6d. (4), 1s. (2) and 2s., mixed condition, 10s. and 2 with some short perfs. (14). S.G. 107-114. Photo.
1071 £270
Australia: 1931-36 6d. (2) to 10s. mint, mainly fine. (6). S.G. 132-136, cat. 563. Photo.
1072 £400
Australia: 1931-36 6d. to 2 used, with some additional values incl. 1, etc., varied condition (16). S.G. 132-138. Photo.
1073 £280
Australia: 1931-36 1 grey mint, short lower right corner perf. otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. 550. Photo.
1074 £620
Australia: 1959-64 1s.6d. imperf. die proof in issued colour on yellow wove paper mounted in sunken frame (88 x 105mm), numbered ''61'' and dated ''5-1-60'' on reverse, fine and very scarce, one of nine distributed. S.G. 322 P, BW 366DP(1), cat. $3,000. Photo.
1075 £620
Australia: 1959-64 2s.5d. imperf. die proof in issued colour on yellow wove paper mounted in sunken frame (93 x 111mm), numbered ''37'' and dated ''16-3-60'' on reverse, fine and very scarce, one of ten distributed. S.G. 325 P, BW 371DP(1), cat. $3,000. Photo.
1077 £480
Australia: 1972 Christmas 7c. unmounted mint vertical strip of four, top stamp with variety red-brown (inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 530b, cat, 800+. ECAU1060MCa, circa 35 mint known. Photo.
1078 £380
Australia: 1973-74 Gemstones 8c. with variety ultramarine omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet with normal block for comparison. S.G. 551 var., EC AU1102MCb circa 40 mint known, cat. 2,000 as singles, BW644cd. Photo.
1079 £90
Australia: 1973-74 Gemstones 8c. with variety ultramarine omitted, fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 551var, EC AU1102MCb circa 40 mint known, cat. 500, BW644cd. Photo.
1080 £250
Australia: 1973-74 Gemstones 10c. with turquoise-blue omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of ten from the lower right corner of the sheet with colour bars. S.G. 552ac, cat. 1,000 as singles, EC AU1105MCb. Photo.
1082 £420
Australia: 1975 Wild Flowers 45c. an unmounted mint vertical strip of five from the foot of the sheet, centre stamp showing variety dull yellow-green (twigs) omitted, fine and scarce. S.G. 609b, EC AU1218MCb, cat. 1,750, ten mint known. Photo.
1084 £1150
Australia: 1986 Christmas 30c. in an unmounted mint vertical strip of three, top stamp showing yellow omitted, next stamp with partial omission, fine and scarce. S.G. 1040 var, EC AU2080MCa, circa 10 mint known. Photo.
1085 £550
Australia: 1998 (12th Feb.) $4.50 Champagne Roses self-adhesive booklet variety imperforate, some creasing between second and third pairs where folded, otherwise fine and very scarce, with normal booklet for comparison. S.G. SB120var, EC AU3512IMa - circa 12 known, cat. 1,125. Photo.
1086 £450
Australia: Postage Dues: 1902-04 10s. dull green mint, short perf. and rather heavy hinge remainder otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. D43, cat. 1,800. Photo.
1087 £920
Australia: Postage Dues: A mint collection on leaves incl. 1902 values to 8d., 1902-04 to 3d. (2), 4d., 5d., 6d., 8d., 10d. (3), 1s., 2s., 1906-08 1/2d. to 4d. with scarce 3d., 1907 4d., 6d., 1908-09 1s., 5s., 1909-10 values to 2s., 1931-36 3d., scarce 6d., 1s., 1938 set to 1s., 1958-60 5d. die II (2), a few duplicates, etc., varied condition, some with tone spots, mainly fine. (98)
1088 £270
Australia: Postage Dues: A used collection on leaves incl. 1902 to 5s. (less 8d.), 1902-04 to 5s. (less 8d.), 1907 1/2d., 1d., 6d., 1908-09 5s., 1909-10 1/2d. to 1, 1931-36 3d., 1938 1/2d. to 1s., 1958-60 to 2s. incl. die II 5d., etc., varied condition, mainly good to fine, some c.t.o. (89)
1090 £550
Australia: A mint collection of K.G.V Heads from 1914 to 1936 on leaves with basic sets complete with different wmks. and perfs., range of shades, 1914-20 1d. die II in pair with die I (some gum toning), 1918 1d. die III, 1926-30 perf. 131/2 x 121/2 1d. die II in pair with die I, varieties incl. 1918-20 1/2d. green with thin ''1'' in fraction (2, one in pair with normal), 1926-30 perf. 131/2 x 121/2 3d. die II with retouched ''ST'' of ''AUSTRALIA'', inverted wmks. incl. 1914-20 5d. (diagonal bend), 1918-20 11/2d. red-brown, also 1/2d. to 5d. overprinted ''O S'', etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (122)
1091 £350
Australia: A mint collection from 1927 to 1945 on leaves incl. 1928 Exhibition miniature sheet, also used, 1929 Centenary 11/2d. with re-entry, 1931 Kingsford Smith 6d. with re-entry in a block of four, 1932 Lyrebird 1s. (2, shades), also overprinted ''O S'', 1932 Bridge set, 1934 Centenary of Victoria (both perfs.), 1937-49 set with both perfs. incl. perf. 131/2 x 14 3d. blue (4) incl. die Ia, 5s. to 1 with both papers, etc., mainly fine. (104)
1092 £230
Australia: A duplicated used collection of K.G.V Heads from 1913 to 1936 on leaves with sets to 1s.4d., wide range of shades, dies, many varieties incl. re-entries, double frame lines, 1d's with secret mark, ''RA'' joined, 1918-20 1/2d. green with thin ''1'' in fraction, 1926-30 perf. 131/2 x 121/2 1d. die II, also 1913-14 6d. Kookaburra (4), etc., mainly good to fine. (approx. 290)
1093 £220
Australia: An accumulation on leaves and in packets with a few early issues incl. 1913-14 21/2d. and 6d. used blocks of four, mainly issues from 1940s to 1970s incl. 1940 Forces set in mint blocks of four, later mint blocks, many used blocks of four incl. 1937-49 values to 1, 1948-56 2, B.C.O.F. 1946-48 1/2d. to 1s., pre-decimal and decimal booklet panes, a few booklets incl. 1927 Parliament 2s. (faults), 1968 Military Post 50c., etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (100s)
1094 £160
Australia: A collection in an album, mainly used (some c.t.o.) with a range of 'roos to 5s., also 1929-30 10s. (faults), K.G.V Heads to 1s.4d., 1930's commemoratives incl. 1932 Bridge set, States mainly used, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1095 £140
Australia: A collection in an album, incl. 1915028 to 5s. used, 1928 Exhibition miniature sheet mint, 1929-30 to 5s. used, 1934 Centenary set mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
1097 £450
Australia: B.C.O.F.: 1/2d. to 5s. (thin paper) set, also 1d. with blue-black overprint, 6d. marginal block of four, one showing wrong font ''6'' mint, 6d. corner block of four, one showing narrow ''N'' used, 1s. marginal block of four, one showing wrong font ''6'', mainly fine. S.G. J1-J7, cat. 1,089. Photo.
1100 £90
Austria: A collection in two albums with early issues mainly used from imperfs., 1908-13 Accession to 10k., 1910 Birthday to 1k. c.t.o. (10h. mint), later mint to 1950 incl. 1923 Artists' Fund, 1935 Air to 10s. (3 low values used), 1940s sets, 1948-52 Costumes to 10s. (less 1951-52 values), Lombardy and Venetia, Levant, Feldpost, etc., varied condition.
1105 £210
Bahamas: 1882 Watermark Crown CA, Perf. 12 4d. rose, mint, collectors mark on gum, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 41, cat. 550. Photo.
1108 £120
Bahamas: 1970 Girl Guides 15c. variety watermark inverted, in a complete sheet of 50 (10 x 5), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 344w, cat. 700+, EC BM688WEa.
1109 £950
Bahamas: 1863 to 1937 duplicated mint and used collection on leaves incl. 1863-77 1d. to 6d. range of shades unused and used, watermark varieties, 1882 perf. 12 and perf. 14 6d. used (4 of each), perf. 12 1d. wmk. reversed used, 1884-90 mint and used to 5s., 1901-03 mint and used to 3s., 1902-10 to 5s. used, 1911-19 to 3s. used, 1912-19 to 5s. (3), 1 (toned) mint, 1921-29 to 3s. mint and used, 1931-46 2s. and 3s. range of shades mint and used, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 380)
1110 £290
Bahamas: 1938 to 1963 duplicated mint and used collection on leaves incl. 1938-52 range of shades mint to 1s. (16), 5s. (10), 1 (2), used to 1, 1/2d. varieties, 1942 Columbus shades to 1 (3) mint, to 1 used, 1948 Eleuthera to 1 mint and used, 1948 Wedding mint and used, 1954-63 to 1 mint, etc., varied condition. (approx. 290)
1111 £90
Bahamas: A mainly mint Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1954-63 sets (4), 1965 to 1 (2), range of printings, postal stationery, etc. (few 100s)
1112 £120
Barbados: 1875-80 Perf. 14 1d. dull blue single and bisect, used together on small piece, tied by single c.d.s. S.G. 73a, cat. 300+. Photo.
1114 £75
Barbados: 1882-86 watermark Crown CA 4d. grey, fine mint. S.G. 97, cat. 350. Photo.
1116 £500
Barbados: 1979-83 Birds 35c. with variety yellow omitted in a fine unmounted mint plate strip of four, with normal strip for comparison. S.G. 631a, cat. 1,100+, EC BA1262MCa. Photo.
1117 £450
Barbados: 1988 West Indian Cricket 50c. with error of portrait, in a lower right corner plate ''1C'' block of four, a few light gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce, with correct issued single for comparison. S.G. 856a, cat. 680+, EC BA1712MSa - circa 101 known, cat. (mint single) 450. Photo.
1119 £220
Basutoland: 1961 Surcharged 1/2c. to 1r. on 10s. complete set with all types, also 2c. on 2d. trial surcharge, also a few low value blocks, mainly fine unmounted mint.
1120 £140
Basutoland: 1961-63 1/2c. to 1r. set in plate pairs, 1964 21/2c. to 50c. in plate blocks of four, also some extra singles, blocks, unmounted mint, mainly fine.
1121 £130
Basutoland: An unmounted mint selection, incl. 1954-58 set in plate pairs, 1961-63 121/2c. plate block of four, etc. (few 100s)
1122 £110
Basutoland/Lesotho: A selection of unmounted mint blocks and sheets, incl. 1986-88 35s. on 25s. type 169 on number 507 (50), etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1123 £180
Batum: British Occupation, 1920 surcharge type 6 50r. on Russian Arms 2k. imperforate, fine mint. Signed Holcombe. S.G. 38, cat. 375. Photo.
1124 £150
Bechuanaland: 1889 (Jan.) 1/2d. block of six with plate number ''1'', 1891 (Nov.) 1d. block of six with plate number ''7'', 1893-95 1d. block of six with plate number ''7'', 2d. block of four with plate number ''2'', also 1889 (Jan.) 1/2d. pair with current number ''43'', some creases, mainly in margins, otherwise mainly fine unmounted mint.
1125 £90
Bechuanaland: 1913-24 Waterlow 5s. lightly mounted mint from the foot of the sheet, Bradbury 2s.6d. (2), gum creases on 5s., otherwise good to fine. S.G. 84, 88. Photo.
1126 £350
Bechuanaland: 1955-58 1/2d. to 10s. set, most in plate blocks of four or eight (1/2d., 2d., 3d., 4d., 6d. and 1s.), the 1s.3d. and 5s. being from the top corners of the sheet, also a single set, all unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 143-153. Photo.
1127 £200
Bechuanaland: 1961 Surcharged 1c. on 1d. to 1r. on 10s set in plate blocks of four, 1c. on 1d., 31/2c. on 4d. and 50c. on 5s. are blocks are eight, also 21/2c. on 2d., 31/2c. on 4d. to 25c. on 2s.6d. plate blocks of eight, 31/2c. on 4d. plate block of eight, four are type 1 (one wide), four type II (one wide), mainly fine.
1128 £120
Bechuanaland: 1961 1c. to 2r. set in unmounted mint corner plate blocks of four (except 121/2c.), fine. S.G. 168-181, cat. 260+. Photo.
1129 £130
Bechuanaland: 1961 1c. to 2r. set with extra 1c., all in unmounted mint plate blocks of four, fine. S.G. 168-181.
1132 £550
Belgium: An unmounted mint range incl.1893-1900 2f. mauve on flesh, 1919-20 10f., 1922-27 5f. (5, incl. a block of four), 10f., 1929 and 1931Anti-TB sets, 1932 Mercier set to 5f.+20f., 1949, 1950 Anti-TB, 1951 Air triptych, Monument, Medical Foundation, Anti-TB sets all in pairs, 1952 U.P.U. to 20f. (4),1960 6f.50 etc., mainly fine. S.G. 3,764.
1134 £280
Belgium: A collection on leaves, issues from 1858 to 1958, post-war issues mainly mint incl. 1952 UPU set etc., fair to fine.
1136 £110
Bermuda: 1865-1903 perf. 14 1d. and 6d. used together on 1880 (July 8) envelope to Nova Scotia, tied by Hamilton duplex, on reverse has St. John and Kentville c.d.s.'s., roughly opened, otherwise fine. Photo.
1137 £350
Bermuda: 1875 (Mar.-May) 1d. on 2d. dull blue, fine unused, large part original gum. S.G. 15, cat. 700.
1141 £110
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, fine mint. S.G. 55, cat 325. Photo.
1142 £80
Bermuda: 1920-21 Tercentenary 1/4d. brown clearly showing ''A'' from ''CA'' missing from watermark, mint, small thin at right. S.G. 59b, cat. 700. Photo.
1150 £500
Bermuda: 1943 10s. yellowish green and deep carmine-red on green variety ''Broken lower right scroll'', a few light gum adhesions, otherwise fine. S.G. 119ce, cat. 2,750. Photo.
1151 £65
Bermuda: 1938-53 Perf. 14 12s.6d. grey and brownish orange with usual toned gum, fine mint. S.G. 120a.
1153 £120
Bermuda: 1938-53 Perf. 14 1 deep reddish purple and black on pale red, block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 121c, cat. 240+. Photo.
1154 £85
Bermuda: 1938-53 Perf. 14 1 deep reddish purple and black on pale red, perf. 13 1 bright violet and black on scarlet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 121c, 121e, cat. 220. Photo.
1156 £120
Bermuda: 1962-68 Buildings 2d., watermark inverted, used, fine, S.G. 164w, cat. 225. Photo.
1157 £1900
Bermuda: 1962-68 1s.3d., variety watermark inverted, fine used. Believed to be the only known example so far recorded. S.G. 172w, cat. 2,000 EC BE344WEa. Photo.
1158 £70
Bermuda: 1970 Decimal surcharge 1c. on 1d. variety watermark inverted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four from the right of the sheet. S.G. 232w, cat. 200+. Photo.
1159 £50
Bermuda: 1970 Decimal Currency 6c. on 6d. with watermark inverted, fine used. S.G. 237w, cat. 180. Photo.
1160 £500
Bermuda: 1865 to 1936 duplicated mint and used collection on leaves incl. 1865-1903 shades to 1s. used, 1883-1904 to 1s. mint, 1906-10 to 4d. mint, 1918-22 4s., 5s. (2) mint, 1920-21 Tercentenary sets mint and used, 1922-34 to 1s. mint and used with many shades, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 350)
1161 £250
Bermuda: 1937 to 1990s duplicated mint and used collection on leaves incl. 1938-53 range of printings to 1 mint and used, 1948 Wedding mint, 1953-62 to 1 mint and used, 1962-68 to 1 mint and used, etc., varied condition. (approx. 350)
1162 £90
Bolivia: A mint selection comprising 1924 National Aviation School 10c., 25c., 1b. and 2b. imperf. horizontal pairs in issued colours, also 10c. in black and red, and 1925 (Aug.) Junkers Mission set of three overprints on 1923-27 50c. orange for use on the inaugural flights between Cochabamba and Sucre, Oruro and La Paz (Michel 148-150), the last with small thin otherwise mainly fine.
1163 £450
Botswana: 1967 Birds 1c. variety watermark type 105 of Malta, fine used, rare. S.G. 220a, cat. 800, EC BW440WEa - circa 6 known used. Photo.
1165 £230
Botswana: 1970 Dickens 7c. right margin horizontal pair variety imperf. between stamp and margin, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 266 var, EC BW532IMa - circa 10 known, cat. 675. Photo.
1166 £230
British Antarctic Territory: 1963-69 1/2d. to 9d. (less 11/2d.), 10s. and 1 black and light blue all in corner plate blocks of four (1d. block of eight and extra 1/2d. block of eight), fine. S.G. 1, 2, 4-9, 14, 15. Photo.
1167 £260
British East Africa: 1895-96 ''British/East/Africa'' 1/2a. blue-green variety overprint double, one albino, in a mint block of four, some slight paper adhesion on gum, rare as only five blocks recorded. S.G. 49d, cat. 1,000+. Photo.
1168 £120
British East Africa: A selection on an album leaf with 1896-1901 values to 5r. mint and used, 1897-1903 2r. mint, fair to fine.
1169 £160
British Guiana: Literature: ''The Postage Stamps and Postal History of British Guiana'' by Townsend & Howe (1970), good condition.
1170 £150
British Guiana: 1803 (June 24) entire letter from R.Gordon at Demerary to Hugh McCalmont in London, with oval crown ''Ship Letter/DOVER'' handstamp and rated 1s. (6d. maritime plus 6d. Dover to London), with red Oct. 4 arrival backstamp. ''Still in the same state of suspense and at this moment no certainty of either War or Peace, such news in circulation of fleets and privateers as would astonish anyone.'' Photo.
1171 £110
British Guiana: 1807 (Apr. 13) entire from R. Gordon at Demerary to Hugh McCalmont at Belfast, endorsed ''H.M.S. Helena'' (deleted) and amended to ''P. Packet'' and on reverse has large horseshoe ''DEMERARA/APR 28/1807'' (earliest recorded date), rated 2s.6d. to Dublin, finally ''2/9''. Photo.
1173 £350
British Guiana: 1835 (June 11) entire letter from Samuel Haywood at Berbice to the Treasurer of the London Missionary Society in London, rated 2s.2d. and with fine two line ''BERBICE/June 11 1835'' (T&H 3, Proud PS7) overstruck by red Aug. 12 receiving datestamp. Photo.
1174 £100
British Guiana: 1836 (Nov. 18) entire missionary letter endorsed inside ''West Coast, Demerara'', addressed to London, rated ''2/8'', with step-type ''RYDE/SHIP LETTER'', on reverse has Ryde and London c.d.s.'s. Contents refer to difficulties of carrying on with a young family following the death of his wife. The writer asks for a Temporary recall. Photo.
1175 £300
British Guiana: 1842 (Jan. 7)-1848 (Aug. 3) five entires to London (3), Bristol or Symington (Ayrshire), each with good to fine strike of first Berbice double arc datestamp (T&H 6, Proud D1) on reverse and rated 1s. (reduced packet rate from 1839), rated 1s. (2), 2s. double rate or 1s.2d. (new packet rate from May 1844), attractive group, the first displaying the earliest date recorded for this datestamp. Photo.
1176 £120
British Guiana: 1855 (July 10)-1857 (May 10) selection of five entires to Liverpool (2), London (2) or Edinburgh, all displaying fair to fine second Demerara double arc datestamp (T&H 9, Proud D2) in black, rated 6d. for 1/2oz (4) or 3s. for 3oz.
1177 £290
British Guiana: 1858 (Dec. 10) double rate envelope to Greenock ''Per Mail 10 Decr 1858'' franked by Great Britain 6d. mauve pair tied by ''A03'' barred oval (T&H OBL.1), backstamped Demerara despatch (Proud D5), London transit of Jan. 1 and Greenock arrival datestamps, slight peripheral soiling. Photo.
1179 £180
British Guiana: 1859 (Feb. 9) envelope to Devizes ''Per Mail Febr 9th'' franked by Great Britain 6d. mauve tied by ''A03'' barred oval (T&H OBL.1), backstamped Demerara despatch (Proud D5), London Mar. 4 transit and same day arrival datestamps. Photo.
1181 £5000
British Guiana: 1850-51 ''Cottonreels'' 4c. orange, initialed ''W.H.L.'', cut octagonally, frame touched at top, cancelled by Demerara double arc datestamp for November 8th. 1850, fine. Brandon certificate (2003). Ex Townsend (1969) and Frazer (2003). S.G. 2, cat. 8,500. Photo.
1182 £6800
British Guiana: 1850-51 ''Cottonreels'' 4c. lemon-yellow, initialed ''E.D.W.'', cut circular, frame touched, cancelled by Demerara double arc datestamp for September 1851, fine. B.P.A. certificate (2003). S.G. 3, cat. 13,000. Photo.
1183 £6500
British Guiana: 1850-51 ''Cottonreels'' 12c. blue, cut square, initialled ''EDW'' with Demerara double arc datestamp of Nov. 2nd. 1850, minute thin spot, otherwise fine example of this rare stamp. A.P.S. certificate (1985). S.G. 5, cat 14,000. Photo.
1184 £2700
British Guiana: 1850-51 ''Cottonreels'' 12c. blue, cut circular, initialled ''EDW'' with Demerara double arc datestamp of Oct. 20th. 1850, small thin spots, otherwise fine example of this rare stamp. S.G. 5, cat 5,000. Photo.
1185 £980
British Guiana: 1852 1c. black on magenta, a used single, pressed horizontal crease, otherwise fine and rare, fine. S.G. 9, cat. 4,250. Photo.
1186 £6200
British Guiana: 1852 1c. black on magenta, a horizontal strip from the upper left corner of the sheet, used, slightly overlapping on 1853 (Aug. 11) envelope to Georgetown, cancelled by ''BERBICE/AU 11/1853'' , on reverse has Berbice and Demerara datestamps, cut into at foot and right, slight faults at top, nevertheless a rare item. Foundation Certificate (1985), Brandon certificate (2004). S.G. 9. Photo.
1187 £2600
British Guiana: 1852 4c. black on deep blue, used on 1852 (Nov. 15) entire letter from an East Coast Plantation to Demerara, faintly cancelled ''DEMERARA/NO 16/1852'' with another strike on reverse, adhesive creased and with other faults, entire with central repair, nevertheless a rare item. Ex Weinberger (1997). S.G. 10. Photo.
1188 £650
British Guiana: 1853-59 imperforate Original Printing 1c. vermilion used with good to large margins, very fine. B.P.A. (1959) and R.P.S. (1982) certificates. S.G. 11, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1189 £580
British Guiana: 1853-59 imperforate type A 1c. dull red used with good to large margins, very fine. S.G. 12, cat. 1,300. Photo.
1190 £1300
British Guiana: 1853-59 imperforate type B 1c. dull red used with good to large margins, very fine. Behr certificate (2004). S.G. 16, cat. 1,700. Photo.
1191 £820
British Guiana: 1853-55 imperforate 4c. deep blue (2, one touched), pale blue (slight thins in top margin), 1860 4c. blue (3, one with R.P.S. certificate 1948, one on piece, two are touched), fair to good. S.G. 18, 20, 21. Photo.
1192 £250
British Guiana: 1853-55 imperforate 4c. blue, used with good margins, on piece, tied by ''B.G./AP 22/58'' with Demerara c.d.s. above, just touched with expertising mark at lower right, fine. S.G. 19, cat. 550. Photo.
1193 £350
British Guiana: 1853-55 4c. pale blue fine used with good to large margins. S.G. 20, cat. 450. Photo.
1194 £380
British Guiana: 1853-55 imperforate 4c. pale blue showing retouch, used with good to enormous margins, very fine. Behr certificate (2006). S.G. 20a, cat. 600. Photo.
1195 £7200
British Guiana: 1856 Type-set 4c. black on magenta, initialled C.A.W., a superb cut square example with large margins and fine ''DEMERARA/MY 16/1856'' double ring datestamp, very slight thin on reverse at foot of design barely detracts from this exceptional example of a rare stamp. Ex Townsend (1969) and Fraser (2003). S.G. 24, cat. 9,000. Photo.
1196 £7200
British Guiana: 1856 Type-set 4c. black on magenta,, initialed ''E.D.W.'' hinged to 1856 (May) envelope from William's Town to London with manuscript ''6'' rate mark, cancelled by code ''A 3 C'' with another strike on reverse with Demerara and London, transit and receiving marks, extremely rare as only five or six examples on cover are recorded. R.P.S. certificate (1991). S.G. 24. Photo.
1197 £380
British Guiana: 1860 (July)-63 thick paper perf. 12, 1c., 2c., 4c. (2), 8c. (2), 12c. (4), 24c., also 1861 1c. reddish brown, used, good to fine. S.G. 29-39. Photo.
1198 £1500
British Guiana: 1860 (July)-63 thick paper perf. 12, 2c., 4c. (2), 8c. (2), 12c. (2), also 1c. reprint and 1861 1c. reddish brown, unused, few with part original gum, fair to fine. S.G. 30-37. Photo.
1199 £900
British Guiana: 1862-65 thin paper perf. 12, 1c. brown, 1c. black, 2c. (2), 4c., 8c., 12c. (3), unused, some with part original gum, fair to fine. S.G. 41-49. Photo.
1200 £95
British Guiana: 1862-65 thin paper perf. 12, 2c., 4c., 8c. pair, 12c. (2) and 24c. (2), used, good to fine. S.G. 43-50.
1201 £580
British Guiana: 1862-65 thin paper perf. 121/2-13, 1c., 2c., 4c., 8c., 12c. and 24c. unused, some part original gum, fair to good. S.G. 51-56. Photo.
1202 £200
British Guiana: 1862-65 thin paper perf. 121/2-13, 24c. green, horizontal pair used on 1864 (Jan. 23) envelope (some faults) to London, cancelled by ''GEORGETOWN/A.O.3'' duplex (Proud type KD3), with London receiving mark alongside just touching one stamp. S.G. 56. Photo.
1203 £800
British Guiana: 1862-65 medium paper perf. 121/2-13, 1c., 2c. single and pair, 4c. (2), 8c., 12c. and 24c. (2), unused part original gum, fair to fine. S.G. 57-64. Photo.
1204 £450
British Guiana: 1862-65 medium paper perf. 10 12c. grey-lilac, unused, part original gum, fine. S.G. 65a, cat. 650. Photo.
1205 £1250
British Guiana: 1863-76 medium paper perf. 121/2-13, 1c. (4), 2c. (4), 4c. (2), 6c. (5), 8c. (4), 24c. (4, one is perf. 12) and 48c. (2), shades and settings, unused or part original gun, mainly fair to fine. S.G. 66-84.
1206 £1200
British Guiana: 1862-65 medium paper perf. 10 1c. (strip of five and four singles), 2c. (strip of three and three singles), 4c. (6), 6c. (2), 8c., 12c. (3), 24c. (2), 48c., range of shades and settings, unused, some part original gum, mainly fair to fine. S.G. 85-105.
1207 £580
British Guiana: 1862-65 medium paper perf. 10 2c. and 8c. used on 1872 (Oct. 24) envelope to U.S.A., both cancelled ''A03'' barred ovals with red crayon ''4'' and circular ''N.Y. STEAMSHIP/20'' datestamp, cover slightly reduced at right, otherwise fine and attractive. S.G. 87, 96a. Photo.
1208 £380
British Guiana: 1862-65 medium paper perf. 10 12c. grey-lilac pair (perfs. cut-off at left) used on 1869 (Feb. 22) envelope to London, cancelled by ''A04'' barred ovals, red crayon ''10'' rate mark and London receiving mark. S.G. 98. Photo.
1209 £480
British Guiana: 1862-65 medium paper perf. 10 48c. red, in a mint horizontal strip of three, a few minor creases and some blunted perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 105. Photo.
1210 £480
British Guiana: 1862 (Sept.) Type-set 1c. black on rose, type 10 [R. 1/2], with complete roulettes on three sides, fine used, very scarce. S.G. 116, cat 650. Photo.
1211 £400
British Guiana: 1862 (Sept.) Type-set 2c. black on yellow type 10 [R. 2/2], showing colon before ''POSTAGE'', type 11 with italic ''S'' in ''CENTS'' [R. 3/4], type 11 [R. 3/5], used, all with roulettes on one side only, fair to good. S.G. 119 var, 120, d. Photo.
1212 £210
British Guiana: 1862 (Sept.) Type-set 2c. black on yellow type 10 with variety wrong ornament at left [R. 1/1], trace of roulettes at foot, close to good margins. S.G. 119b, cat. 650. Photo
1213 £260
British Guiana: 1862 (Sept.) Type-set 2c. black on yellow type 12 [R. 4/3], good margins with roulettes on three sides, slight crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 121, cat 750. Photo.
1214 £320
British Guiana: 1862 (Sept.) Type-set 2c. black on yellow type 12 [R. 4/4], good margins with roulettes on three sides, fine. Brandon certificate (1998). S.G. 121, cat 750. Photo.
1214a £600
British Guiana: 1862 (Sept.) Type-set 4c. black on blue, type 13 [R2/1], with good to large margins, very lightly cancelled, good condition and very scarce. S.G. 122, cat 750. Photo.
1214b £700
British Guiana: 1862 (Sept.) Type-set 4c. black on blue, type 14 [R4/2], good used and rare. S.G. 123, cat 1,000. Photo.
1214c £320
British Guiana: 1862 (Sept.) Type-set 4c. black on blue, type 14, fair used and rare. S.G. 123, cat 1,000. Photo.
1215 £700
British Guiana: 1876-79 1c. to 96c. set, mainly good to fine mint. (9). S.G. 126-134, cat 1,000. Photo.
1216 £140
British Guiana: 1876-79 1c. to 96c. set, also 4c. perf. 121/2, all used, good to fine. (11). S.G. 126-135, cat 475. Photo.
1217 £260
British Guiana: 1878 Provisionals, a selection, incl. with two horizontal bars (1c.) on 6c. brown used, Officials with horizontal and vertical bars (1c.) on 6c. brown used, bars across ''OFFICIAL'' with two horizontal bars and one vertical (1c.) on 4c. blue used, (1c.) on 6c. brown used, (2c.) on 8c. rose used, with one horizontal and one vertical bar (2c.) on 8c. rose, etc., varied condition. (12)
1218 £680
British Guiana: 1881 (Dec. 28) ''2'' on 12c. pale violet Official, mint horizontal pair showing types 23 and 24 se-tenant, right stamp has small gum crease, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 155a, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1219 £250
British Guiana: 1881 (Dec. 28) ''2'' on 12c. pale violet Official type 24, fine used. B.P.A. certificate (2005). S.G. 156, cat. 350. Photo.
1220 £260
British Guiana: 1882 Type-set issue 1c. magenta unused block of six being the lower half of the first setting with margins at both sides, showing type 26 [7-8, 11-12] and 27 [9, showing ''1'' with foot, 10] se-tenant, fine unused. S.G. 162, 164, b. Photo.
1221 £200
British Guiana: 1882 Type-set issue, a selection, incl. 1c. magenta type 27 without ''SPECIMEN'' used (faults), 2c. yellow type 27 with variety small ''2'' used (2), etc. fair to fine. (12)
1222 £380
British Guiana: 1882 Type-set issue 1c. magenta type 27, pair fine used on 1882 (Jan. 17) cover from George-Town to Leguan, cancelled by ''GEORGE-TOWN B.GUIANA'' c.d.s.'s. S.G. 164. Photo.
1223 £780
British Guiana: 1888-89 ''INLAND/REVENUE'' 1c. to $5 set with extra 4c. showing large figure ''4'' (in pair with normal), 6c. showing figure ''6'' with straight top, all mint, mainly good to fine. (18). ($4 has B.P.A. certificate 1987). S.G. 175-189, cat 1,539. Photo.
1224 £400
British Guiana: 1888-89 ''INLAND REVENUE'' $1 green, used on local envelope, cancelled by ''GEORGETOWN B. GUIANA'' datestamp, envelope has vertical crease, rare. S.G. 185. Photo.
1225 £400
British Guiana: 1888-89 ''INLAND/REVENUE'' $2 green, fine used on 1895 (Apr. 10) 1c. stationery envelope to Georgetown, cancelled by ''NEW AMSTERDAM'' c.d.s. with boxed ''BRITISH/GUIANA/REGISTERED'' (Proud type R2), has receipt form pasted on reverse. S.G. 186. Photo.
1226 £920
British Guiana: 1888-89 ''INLAND/REVENUE'' $4 green showing larger figure ''4'', mint, fine appearance. S.G. 188a, cat. 1,600. Photo.
1227 £190
British Guiana: 1899 Surcharged 2c. on 10c., variety surcharge inverted, minute gum thin, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 223c, cat. 550. Photo.
1228 £320
British Guiana: 1899 2c. on 15c. red-brown and blue surcharge inverted, mint from the top of the sheet, diagonal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 224d, cat. 650. R.P.S. certificate (1929). Photo.
1229 £220
British Guiana: 1905 ''POSTAGE AND REVENUE'' $2.40 green and violet, fine used on piece with ''GEORGETOWN B.C. CORNHILL. ST.'' datestamp (Proud type D2). S.G. 251, cat. 350. Photo.
1231 £130
British Guiana: 1938-52 $1 bright violet perf 14 x 13, very lightly mounted mint, fine. S.G. 317a. Photo.
1232 £75
British Guiana: 1967-68 24c. with variety overprint double one diagonal, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 435a. Photo.
1233 £140
British Guiana: Officials: A small used selection on leaves, incl. 1875 1c. (9), 1877 8c. rose, etc., varied condition. (24)
1234 £210
British Guiana: Officials: 1877 6c. brown, fine used. S.G. 09, cat. 600. Photo.
1235 £2800
British Guiana: 1853 to 1963 collection on leaves with a fine range of Ship types unused and used incl. 1853-55 4c. used (thin), 1860 (May) 4c. used, 1862-65 1c. brown used, 1863-76 values to 24c. unused, to 48c. used, perf. 15 4c. mint, 1876-79 96c. used, perf. 121/2 4c. used, 1878-1881 Provisionals, 1882 8c. mint, later mint incl. 1889 shades to 96c. (2), 1898 Jubilee, 1900-03 to 60c., 1905-07 to 96c., 1905 $2.40, 1913-21 shades to 96c. (4), 1921-27 to 96c. (48c. ''SPECIMEN''), 1934-51 mint or used to $1, 1938-52 most perfs. and shades to $3 (3), 1954-63 to $5 (2), etc., varied condition. (approx. 323)
1236 £2600
British Guiana: A mint and used collection in two albums, incl. 1881 (Dec. 28) 2c. on 96c. type 19 used on 1882 cover, type 20 used, 1c. on 12c. brownish purple mint, 2c. on 24c. green type 19 unused, used (3), 1889 to 96c. mint and used, 1890 1c. on $1 with double surcharge used, 1898 Jubilee set mint, 1899 2c. on 5c. variety no stop after ''CENTS'' used, 1900-03 set mint with extra 48c. mint block of four, 1905-07 sets (2, mint and used), 1905 ''POSTAGE AND REVENUE'' $2.40 mint, 1913-21 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' with extra 96c. (2), sets (2, mint and used), 1921-27 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', also set used, 1934-51 sets (3, one perfined ''SPECIMEN'', mint and used), 1935 Silver Jubilee set perfined ''SPECIMEN'', later incl. Q.E.II pre-Independence with scarce 1953-62 De La Rue printings, etc. and a range of covers variously franked, incl. rarely encountered surcharges and Silver Jubilee issues, and addressed, incl. scarcer local offices, destinations and markings, poor to fine. (100s)
1237 £1150
British Guiana: An outstanding, mainly used collection of issues to 1876, incl. 1862-65 thin paper perf. 12?-13 12c. and 24c., medium paper perf. 10 12c., 1863-73 medium paper perf. 12?-13 to 48c. with shades and types, medium paper perf. 10 1c. used on local wrapper, 4c. with pre-printing paper fold, 24c.green used on 1872 (Nov.) envelope to England, scarce perf. 15 2c., 4c. and 8c. (ex King Carol of Romania) mint, 6c., 12c. (2) used, etc., condition varies as is normal for these difficult Ship issues but a number are exceptionally fine. (150)
1238 £1350
British Guiana: A mostly used duplicated accumulation to early Q.E.II on stockcards, mainly early issues incl. G.B. 1856 6d. lilac cancelled ''A 03'', 1853-59 1c. type C with ''NT'' spaced, 4c. blue, good range of later Ship types to 48c., 1862 type-set 2c. (3), 4c. (thin), 1878 to 1881 Provisionals, Officials, cancellation interest, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 340)
1239 £1150
British Guiana: 1861-81 a selection on stockcards, incl. 1861 perf. 12 1c. reddish brown mint, 1862-65 perf. 121/2-13 24c. unused, perf. 10 12c. unused (2), 1863-76 perf. 121/2-13 6c. mint (2), 8c. mint, perf. 10 6c. mint, 8c. unused, perf. 15 6c. used (2), 8c. unused, 1881 1c. on 12c. brownish-purple used (5), etc., mixed condition. (65)
1240 £130
British Guiana: A collection on leaves incl. 1898 set, 1899 surcharges with varieties, 1931, 1938-52 sets mint, mainly fine.
1241 £250
British Guiana: 1892 to 1954, selection of covers and cards, incl. 1892 2c. on 3c. stationery card, registered to Germany, additionally franked 1888-89 1c., 1889 2c. on 2c. (2, one damaged), 1896 2c. stationery envelope, registered to England, additionally franked 2c. and 5c. (3), cancelled by Morawhanna double ring c.d.s.'s, 1904 2c. stationery envelope to Demerara, uprated by 1c. and cancelled by Suddie c.d.s. with red manuscript mail instructions, etc. (12 items)
1242 £230
British Honduras: 1891 15c. on 6c. on 3d. ultramarine, fine used on 1897 (Dec. 15) envelope, registered to Canada, cancelled by ''BELIZE'' c.d.s., oval framed ''R'', on reverse has New Orleans and Montreal c.d.s.'s, scarce. Photo.
1243 £290
British Honduras: 1962 Birds 10c. variety blue omitted unmounted mint, tiny fault on two perfs. at right otherwise fine, scarce, with normal for comparison. S.G. 207a, cat. 600, EC BH414MCa. Photo.
1244 £240
British Honduras: 1969-72 Crana 1/2c. with variety black (inscription and value) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 277a, cat. 350. Photo.
1245 £300
British Honduras: 1973 Paca 10c. variety black (value etc) omitted, fine unmounted mint from the upper left corner of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 353a, EC BH706MCa, cat. 475. Photo.
1246 £260
British Honduras: A mainly Q.E.II selection of complete sheets, incl. 1962 Birds 1c. (100), 2c., 3c., 5c., 10c., 15c., 25c. (50 each), 1964 Dedication set (50), 1964 Constitution set (5), 1967 Tourist set (50), 1968 Wildlife 15c. (100), 1969 Orchids set (50), 1972 Hardwood set (50), etc., mainly fine unmounted mint. (100s)
1247 £1000
British Indian Ocean Territory: 1968-70 Marine Life 85c. with variety magenta omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison, extremely scarce. Brandon certificate (2003). S.G. 24a var, EC BT49MCa, ten mint known. Photo.
1248 £480
British Indian Ocean Territory: 1968-70 10r. Lion Fish, variety imperforate, in a fine unmounted mint vertical pair. S.G. 30a, cat. 1,700, EC BT60IMa. Photo.
1249 £190
British Indian Ocean Territory: A complete mint collection with issues to 1976, with extra plate blocks, some sheets and minor varieties, incl. 1968 5c. to 10r. set in plate blocks of four, one 10r. shows no stop after ''O'', etc., mainly fine. (few 100s)
1250 £85
British Post Office in Siam: 1882-85 watermark Crown CA 5c. blue, fine mint. S.G. 18, cat. 275. Photo.
1253 £75
Brunei: 1977 Silver Jubilee 20c. variety silver (inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at top with normal for comparison. S.G. 265a, cat. 250, EC BU530MCa. Photo.
1255 £110
Brunei: Japanese Occupation: 1942-44 duplicated mint accumulation (50) in mixed condition with values to 50c. and $1, and 12c. used, also a mainly mint/unused selection of Japanese Occupation of Burma (12), none guaranteed.
1256 £2800
Burma: A collection in an album, on leaves, incl. India used in with 1855 4a. 4th. printing fine but touched at foot with ''B/156'' cancellation of Rangoon, 1937 (Apr. 1) 3p. to 25r. sets (2) mint and used, also set to 5r. in mint blocks of four, 1938-40 10r. used, Japanese Occupation with 1942 (May) overprinted at Myaungmya K.G.VI 9p. yellow-green mint with R.P.S. certificate (1994), 2r. brown and purple mint with R.P.S. certificate (1993), opt. at Henzada 2a. mint with R.P.S. certificate (1995), forged overprints, range of covers, etc. (100s)
1257 £420
Bushire: 1915 (Sept.) Coronation 3kr. sepia, dull lilac and silver mint, fine and rare (139 issued). Holcombe opinion (1997). S.G. 26, cat. 800. Photo.
1260 £1050
Canada: Newfoundland: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1897 Anniversary set (unmounted), 1910 (Aug.) set, 1911 recess set, 1911-16 Coronation set, 1919 Contingent set, 1919 Air $1 on 15c., 1921 Air 35c., 1932 Dornier $1.50 on $1, 1933 Air set, 1933 Balbo $4.50 on 75c., etc., mainly good to fine. (210)
1262 £450
Canada: 1868-90 Ottawa printing 121/2c. bright blue on thin paper, fine mint. S.G. 51, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1263 £290
Canada: 1870-88 Montreal printing 2c. bright grass green on thinner, poorer wove paper, an imperforate pair, fine mint. S.G. 78a, cat. 550. Photo.
1264 £75
Canada: 1890 envelope from Frelighsburg to London, Ontario, bearing small Queen 3c. with 1875 -92 5c. blue-green Registration Stamp both cancelled target with oval framed ''R'', also 1891 cover from Winthrop to Toronto, bearing small Queen 3c., also has 1875-92 5c. blue-green Registration Stamp, both cancelled bars with ''WINTHROP'' c.d.s. below, 1924 (June 16) p.p.c. of the Canadian Pavilion at the Wembley Exhibition, addressed to Bagot, bearing Exhibition 1d., cancelled ''LONDON/BRITISH EMPIRE/EXHIBITION'' machine cancellation, violet ''2 CENT/DUE'' with 2c. postage due label cancelled by oval bars.
1267 £140
Canada: 1942-48 War Effort 8c. red-brown, imperforate vertical pair, fine mint. S.G. 382var. Photo.
1270 £190
Canada: 1981 Mandora 17c. variety printed on the gummed side with gold and fluorescent tagging omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 1001var, EC CA2002MCa cat. 1,000, 200 mint (circa 84 damaged). Photo.
1271 £55
Canada: 1982-87 Heritage Artifacts 48c. vertical pair from the top of the sheet, the upper stamp with variety magenta omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1064var, EC CA2128MCa. Photo.
1275 £190
Canada: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation on leaves, incl. range of small Queens, 1897-98 set used, also New Brunswick, Newfoundland, etc. (100s)
1276 £170
Cayman Islands: 1907 (Nov.) 1d. on 5s. salmon and green, showing part of another ''1D'' at top, mint, slightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. 19. Photo.
1277 £310
Cayman Islands: 1953-62 1/4d. to 1 set in plate blocks of four with extra 4d., also 1/2d. to 3d. (less 2d.) in plate blocks of eight, all unmounted mint, 1d. in a complete sheet, also mounted set, mainly fine. S.G. 148-161a.
1278 £280
Cayman Islands: 1962-64 1/4d. (2) to 1 set in plate blocks of four, except 1/4d., 1d., 11/2d. (2), 2d., 21/2d. and 3d. which are blocks of eight, extra 1/4d., 4d., 9d., 1s., also single set, all unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 165-179.
1279 £700
Cayman Islands: 1967 Tourism 4d. with variety gold omitted, in a fine unmounted mint plate block of four, scarce. S.G. 205a, cat. 1,200+, EC CY410MCa. Photo.
1280 £130
Cayman Islands: 1967 Tourism 4d. with variety gold omitted, fine used. S.G. 205a, cat. 300, EC CY410MCa. Photo.
1281 £780
Cayman Islands: 1980 Rotary International 50c. variety black (Royal Cypher and face value) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint plate block of four. Brandon certificate (2003). S.G. 499a, EC CY998MCa cat. 1,950 as a plate block. Photo.
1282 £650
Cayman Islands: Postcards: A collection of unused and used picture postcards (50) in an album, from 1909 to modern, with a selection of scarce pre-WWII cards incl. 1935 real photo of Georgetown Regatta used to England, thought to be unique, etc., also some modern photographs. Photo.
1283 £550
Ceylon: 1866-68 1d. and 1867-70 6d. pair, used on 1870 (June 25) entire letter to England, cancelled ''A'' in barred ovals and Colombo paid c.d.s. in red, fine combination item. Photo.
1288 £260
Ceylon: 1891 15c. on 28c. slate, in a complete right-hand pane of 60, fine mint, scarce multiple. S.G. 240. Photo.
1291 £950
Ceylon: A Q.V. to K.G.V used collection on stockpages incl. 1857 6d., 1857-59 imperf. values to 10d., 1861-64 values to 2s., 1863-65 and 1867-70 CC watermarked shades to 2s., later Q.V. high values, K.E.VII, K.G.V to 20r., etc., mixed condition, most of the high values with forged or fiscal cancellations. (approx. 230)
1292 £290
Ceylon: An accumulation mostly to K.G.VI on leaves and stockcards, mainly used with a Q.V. cancellation study with a few ''Pence'' issues incl. imperf. 1d. strip of three (pair with full margins), 1863-65 perf. 121/2 1d. strip of four used with India ''B/172'' (Singapore) cancellations, a few mint, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 290). Photo.
1293 £75
Chile: A mainly used collection in three albums and loose, incl. a range of covers with registered mail, postal stationery, etc. (100s)
1294 £200
China: A selection of covers and cards, incl. range of p.p.c's, French P.O's, also a range of Japan, mixed condition, etc. (40 items)
1295 £130
China: 1902-12 selection of p.p.c's, incl 1903 card bearing 1/2c. on picture side, cancelled by oval ''PEKING'' datestamp, Hankow, Shainghai, etc. (12 items)
1296 £75
China: Hankow: 1905 Hong Kong 4c. on cover to England, cancelled by Hankow c.d.s., 1907 p.p.c. to Belgium, bearing French P.O. 10c. cancelled by Han Keou c.d.s. and 1907 p.p.c. bearing Russian P.O's 2k. (2) cancelled by Hankow double ring c.d.s.
1297 £75
China: 1905-06 Military picture postcards (5), incl. Russo-Japanese war, 1905 p.p.c. of German Soldiers, bearing Japanese P.O's 1s. cancelled ''TIENYSIN/I.J.P.A.'' c.d.s. in violet, etc.
1298 £140
China: 1906-12 Railway picture postcards (4) and a cover, incl. 1911 printed envelope in French from the ''Ligne de Tcheng-T'ai'', bearing on reverse 10c., 1912 postcard depicting the building of a viaduct, signed by the French chief engineer, etc.
1299 £200
China: 1909-10 p.p.c's, a selection of family correspondence, incl. British P.O. in Tientsin, views with real photo's, ethnic, etc. (17 items)
1300 £160
China: 1915 1c. stationery card to England, with additional 1c. and 2c. cancelled by Yung Ping Fu (?) c.d.s.'s and French Shanghai transit mark, on front is hand painted Mandarin.
1301 £85
China: 1910 1c. postcard to England, uprated with 3c., cancelled ''YUNG PING FU'' c.d.s., 1911 1c. postcard used locally in Peking, 1931 2c. postcard to Tsingtao, cancelled ''TSINAN'' c.d.s.
1302 £550
China: 1980 Year of the Monkey 8f. unused, affixed to 1982 presentation folder along with two other stamps, scarce.
1303 £820
China: 1897 to 1986, a mint and used collection on leaves with interest in 1970's issues incl. 1978 Science miniature sheet mint, fair to fine.
1304 £800
China: People's Republic: A mainly fine unmounted mint selection of late 1970's and 1980's stamps , miniature sheets (incl. 1979 ''Red Jewellery'') and booklets.
1305 £1600
China: French Post Offices: A mint and used collection in a boxed album, incl. 1894-1903 mint to 5f. (3), also one with carmine overprint, 75c. mint pair with interval margins, 1900 25c. on 1f. mint (2), used (3), 1902-06 to 5f. used (2), postage dues, varieties, cancellations, some forgeries, etc. (few 100s)
1306 £680
China: German Post Offices: 1900 to 1913, a selection of cards incl. 1900 Feld Postkarte to Germany, written from ''Taku Fort South'', bearing ''K.D.FELD-POSTSTATION/No 4'' c.d.s., 1901 similar card cancelled by ''No. 2'' c.d.s. written from Peking, 1902 (May 20) 5pf. postcard cancelled by ''TIENTSIN'' c.d.s. with boxed ''S.B./OSTAS.BESATZ BRIGADE/ESKADR.JAGER Z.PFERDE'' cachet alongside, 1911 (Mar. 9) 1c. postcard registered to Germany, with German P.O's in China 2c. on 5pf. and 10c. on 25pf., tied by ''PEKING'' c.d.s.'s, etc., also Japan 1900 (Nov. 27) 4s. stationery postcard to Germany, written from a German Hospital ship ''Gera'', additionally franked German 5pf., cancelled by ''K.D. MARINE/SCHIFFSPOST'' datestamp, fair to fine. (10 items)
1307 £280
China: Taiwan: A selection comprising 1951 Division miniature sheet unused, 1970-71 Scrolls set of twelve mint, 1980 Painting miniature sheet (5) and 1980 New Year miniature sheet (7) unmounted mint, mainly fine. Photo
1308 £1100
Cocos (Keeling) Islands: 1969 4c. Floral Blenny fish in an unmounted mint horizontal pair from the left of of the sheet, the right stamp showing salmon-pink omitted, fine and extremely rare. S.G. 11a, cat. 1,600, EC CC22MCa 3 or 4 mint known. Photo.
1311 £230
Cook Islands: 1892 (Apr. 19) 1d. (2), 11/2d. (2) and 1893-1900 1d. blue, 11/2d. mauve, used on envelope registered to Montenegro, cancelled by ''RAROTONGA'' c.d.s.'s, with violet boxed ''COOK ISLANDS'' registration handstamp, unusual destination. Photo.
1312 £190
Cook Islands: 1892 (Apr. 19) 1d. and 21/2d., used on 1893 (May 9) cancelled by ''COOK ISLANDS/P.O./RAROTONGA'' , also ''RAROTONGA'' c.d.s., fine. Photo.
1313 £95
Cook Islands: 1902 21/2d. blue used on envelope to Tahiti, tied by faint c.d.s. Photo.
1315 £280
Croatia: 1941 to 1945 duplicated accumulation of unmounted mint issues, mostly in sheets, sheetlets or other multiples, incl. 1943 (Jan.) Labour Front (47), 27 sets in sheetlets of nine, 1943 (Mar.) Zagreb Seventh Centenary 3k.50(+6k.50) (64) in sheetlets of eight, 1943 (Sept.) Zagreb Exhibition 18k.+9k. (100), miniature sheet (20) and overprinted (20), 1943-44 Pavelic 0k.25 to 100k. set of 20 in complete sheets of 100 plus two sheets of perf. 111/2 3k.50, Red Cross Funds, etc., mainly fine, also a selection of Yugoslavia mint and other European issues in two stockbooks. (few 1,000s)
1318 £110
Cyprus: 1881 1/2d. type 5 (13mm.) on 1d. red, plate 215 NI with variety surcharge double, unused with part original gum, on reverse has and inverted double offset. S.G. 9ab, cat. 450. Photo.
1319 £75
Cyprus: 1924-28 watermark Multiple Script CA 1/2pi. perforated colour trial on gummed watermarked paper, in purple and chestnut, the colours of the issued 1pi., corner fault, scarce. Photo.
1320 £75
Cyprus: 1924-28 watermark Multiple Script CA 1/2pi. perforated colour trial on gummed watermarked paper, in orange and black, the colours of the issued 11/2pi., fault at top right but scarce. Photo.
1321 £380
Cyprus: 1955-60 and 1960-61 Republic sets, all in unmounted mint horizontal pairs from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate numbers, fine (hinged in margins). S.G. 173-202, cat. 460+.
1322 £400
Cyprus: 1978 Archbishop Makarios se-tenant strip with silver omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal strip for comparison. S.G. 505bb, cat. 550, EC CP1011MCa. Photo.
1324 £55
Dominica: 1874 wmk. Crown CC, perf. 121/2, 1s. magenta, unusued with part original gum, fine. S.G. 3, cat. 325. Photo.
1327 £200
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932 ''POSTAL SEAL'' 1p. imperf. plate proof in issued colours on gummed wove paper, a corner marginal block of four from the upper right corner of the sheet, fine. Photo.
1328 £720
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A collection in an album, incl. 1932-33 1p. ''POSTAL SEAL'' mint, 1932-35 3m. black on azure used and one used on cover, 3m. brown-lake used on cover, 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. mint, used and used on cover, 1935 Christmas 3m. on 1p. used on cover, etc. (79)
1329 £750
Estonia: World War I: A written up display collection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. Artillery, F.P.O's, Guard Regiments, Infantry, Medical Units, P.O.W., etc. (131 items)
1330 £160
Estonia: World War I: Estonian Troops in Finland: A selection of cards, incl. 1915 (Nov. 30) p.p.c. with cachet of the ''424th. Peipus Inf. Reg. (10th. Company)'', range of censor marks, etc. (21 items)
1331 £110
Estonia: 1919 (May 7) ''Eesti Post'' handstamp on perforated 2k., 5k. (2), 10k. (in black), 15k., 25k., imperforate 1k. and 3k. on 1919 plain registered f.d.c., fine.
1337 £60
Fiji: 1891-1902 perf. 11 21/2d. brown, fine used on 1901 (Oct. 11) envelope to France, cancelled by ''LEVUKA/FIJI'' c.d.s., fine. Photo.
1338 £200
Fiji: 1891-1902 perf. 11 x 113/4 1/2d. block of ten, fine used on 1901 (Apr. 3) envelope (slightly trimmed at top), registered to Germany, cancelled by ''LEVUKA/FIJI'' c.d.s.'s. Photo.
1343 £150
Fiji: 1932 registered cover to Washington, bearing 1922-29 1/2d. and 3d., cancelled by several straight line ''DAVUTU'' (type D1) and boxed ''LEVUKA'' (type R7) registration handstamp, also five adhesives with similar strikes, also 1949 two covers to England, one bearing K.G.VI 1/2d. and 3d, other registered and with 1d., 3d., 6d. pair, 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. pair, former cancelled two line ''MATAKULA P.O./KUBULAU, BUA'' type D4, latter with similar cancellations and ''P.O. WAUNUNU'' type D3 in violet, also loose 2d. with similar cancellation and 1922 registered ''Iremonger'' cover, bearing 1912-23 5d. and 6d. cancelled by straight line ''UDU POINT'' type D2, also K.G.V 1d. with part similar strike.
1344 £110
Fiji: 1972 Royal Silver Wedding 25p. with variety blue printing omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 475a, cat. 450. Photo.
1348 £250
France: A collection in an album, mainly used to 1920s incl. a range of Ceres and Napoleon issues, mint to 1956 incl. 1937 Museum pair, 1938 Ader 50f. (used), National Relief Fund sets complete to 1954, 1949-50 Air to 1000f., 1954 Air to 1,000f., etc., varied condition, the mint mainly fine. (few 100s)
1349 £120
France: A mint selection on leaves including 1876 ''N'' under ''B'' 4c., 1900-06 2f. deep lilac and buff (adhesions on reverse), 5fr., later issues to 1968, varied condition.
1351 £100
French Colonies: French Equatorial Africa: 1940 France Libre Air 4f.50 variety overprint double, fine used on cover with Tchad 1942 c.d.s., envelope with a few stains at foot. S.G. 158a, cat. 325, Dallay 11b. Photo.
1354 £400
French Territory of the Afars and Issas: A selection on stockcards with 1892 straight line ''OBOCK'' overprint on 10c., 20c. and 40c. used, 1902 surcharges with 0.05 on 75c., 0.10 on 1f. mint, 10c. on 2f. used and 10c. on 10f. mint, French Somali Coast 1902-03 set mint with extra values to 2f., 1903 set with extra values to 2f. (2), later issues to 1976 mainly mint with some duplication, fair to fine.
1355 £110
Gambia: 1874 imperforate watermark CC 4d. brown with watermark inverted, fine used. S.G. 5w, cat. 350. Photo.
1356 £190
Gambia: 1880-81 watermark Crown CC sideways 1/2d. orange, fine used. S.G. 10A, cat. 325. Photo.
1357 £280
Gambia: 1898-1902 1/2d. (5) and 1d. (10) fine used on 1901 (Aug. 2) envelope, registered to Germany, cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/GAMBIA'' datestamps, attractive franking. Photo.
1358 £130
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 6d. dull and bright purple, fine mint block of four, one showing split ''A'' [R. 8/3]. S.G. 94a, cat. 183+. Photo.
1359 £230
German States: Postal Stationery: A selection incl. Brunswick, Lubeck, Mecklenburg Schwerin, Oldenburg, Prussia, Saxony, mainly used, interesting cancellations, etc. (26)
1360 £1100
German States: Mecklenburg-Schwerin: 1864 (July) 4/4s. red rouletted 111/2, used on 1s. orange stationery envelope (toned), tied by ''KLEINEN'' datestamp, a few cover faults, but nevertheless a rare item. R.P.S. certificate (1993). Mi. 4, cat. 6,000. Photo.
1363 £1150
Germany: A collection in an album, from 1872 with a range of Eagles used, Germanias, inflation issues, mainly mint from 1930s incl. 1939 Nurburgring Races, Allied Occupations incl. British and American Zones 1948-50 to 5Dm. incl. type V 5Dm., French Zone 1948-49 ''PF'' omitted sets for Baden, Rhineland-Palatinate and Wrttemburg, 1949 Red Cross sets, Berlin 1948 and 1949 overprinted sets (not guaranteed), 1949-54 Buildings to 2Dm., 1949 (Apr.) to 1954 sets complete (less Relief Fund miniature sheet), West Germany 1949 to 1954 sets complete, East Germany most sets to 1954 incl. 1950 Portraits, 1951 Friendship with China, 1953 Five Year Plan to 84pf., 1953-55 Five Year Plan to 84pf. (less 15pf. blackish violet and 70pf.), Saar incl. 1949 Relief Fund, 1950 Council of Europe, Occupations, selection of Colonies, etc., varied condition, the mint mainly fine. (many 100s)
1364 £2600
Germany: A collection in four albums and loose in a carton incl. 1872 Eagles mainly used to 5g. and 7k., 1872 (15 Jan.) 10g. pen-cancelled, 30g. unused, 1899-1900 REICHPOST 5m. used, 1926 Air set used, later mint with 1920's sets, 1928-31 Zeppelin set, also used, 1930 IPOSTA miniature sheet, 1933 Chicago Flight set, 1933 Wagner set, 1933 (Nov.) Welfare Fund miniature sheet, 1934 Welfare Fund, 1935 OSTROPA miniature sheet unused (faults), also used, 1937 miniature sheets, 1939 Nurburgring Races, also used on p.p.c., Allied Occupations incl. British and American Zones 1948-50 5Dm. type V, Russian Zone West Saxony 1946 Leipzig miniature sheet, Thuringia 1945-46 3pf. to 5pf. miniature sheet, Locals, Occupations incl. General Govt., Bohemia and Moravia, Berlin 1948 black overprints (not guaranteed), West Germany 1949 Stamp Centenary, covers incl. Zeppelins, etc., varied condition. (many 100s)
1365 £380
Germany: A collection in two Davo albums, five stockbooks and folder in a carton incl. States, large and small Shields, 1933 Wagner set used, 1934 Welfare Fund set used, 1939 Races set mint, West Germany 1949 Centenary set mint, 1949 Relief Fund set used, West Berlin 1949 U.P.U. 2m. used, East Germany, etc. (many 100s)
1366 £320
Germany: A collection in an album, incl. States with Baden, Bavaria 1862-63 to 18kr. used, 1867-69 12kr. used, Hanover, Saxony, Wurttemberg, large and small Shields, Colonies, etc. (100s)
1367 £50
Germany: A collection in three albums and loose, incl. a range of inflationary covers, East Germany, range of covers, etc. (100s)
1368 £150
German Colonies: A selection of postcards, incl. P.O's in China, Marianen, German Southwest Africa 1900 2pf. German stationery card with German Southwest Africa 3pf., stationery etc. (10 items)
1369 £130
Ghana: 1967 11/2n.p with variety blue omitted from the upper left corner of the sheet and 2n.p. with gold (frame) omitted, fine unmounted mint from the left of the sheet. S.G. 461a, 462b, cat. 400, EC GH922MCa, 924MCb. Photo.
1370 £60
Gibraltar: 1889 25c. on 2d. brown-purple, two mint blocks of four, one stamp in each showing small ''I'' and broken ''N'' respectively, fine. S.G. 17, ab, b, cat. 228+.
1372 £2100
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency 10c. carmine, the rare value omitted variety, mint, slight colour run at foot, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1939). S.G. 23b, cat 5,500. Photo.
1373 £120
Gibraltar: 1921-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1/2d. to 8s. set with extra 11/2d., 3d., 6d. and 2s. shades, mainly fine mint. S.G. 88-101, cat. 337. Photo.
1374 £100
Gibraltar: 1925-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1s. (both) to 1, fine mint. S.G. 102-107, cat. 239. Photo.
1375 £220
Gibraltar: 1935 Silver Jubilee set in mint blocks of four, one in each showing extra flagstaff, lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 114a, 115a, 116a, 117a, cat 865+. Photo.
1376 £110
Gibraltar: 1935 Silver Jubilee 3d. brown and deep blue used vertical pair, lower stamp with ''lightning conductor'' [Pl. ''3'', R2/5], some minor staining, otherwise fine. S.G. 115c, cat. 400. Photo.
1378 £620
Gibraltar: 1966 Sea Angling Championships 7d. showing the scarce variety black (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 191a, cat 1,400. Photo.
1380 £120
Gibraltar: 1967-69 Ships, a mainly unmounted mint selection, incl. set in blocks of four, also set of eight values with PVA gum in plate blocks of four, a few low values in sheets, etc. (459)
1384 £150
Gibraltar: A mint Q.E.II selection, comprising 1953-59 values to 1s. (3) in plate blocks of four with shades (unmounted), 1960-62 sets (4) in plate number pairs (two unmounted), 1987 Guns set in plate blocks of four (unmounted), mostly fine. (212)
1386 £70
Gibraltar: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1938-51 to 10s., 1953-59 set, etc., mainly fine. (few 100s)
1387 £380
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1956-62 1/2d. to 1 sets (9, comprising two plate blocks of four of each and single set), also some extra blocks and 1964-65 in sheets and blocks, unmounted mint, mainly fine.
1388 £350
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1911 to 1927 mint collection on leaves incl. 1911 to 1s., 1912-24 to 1, 1918 War Tax 1d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1922-27 to 10s., also 1911 1/2d. and 1d. on pieces cancelled by Butaritari Island violet datestamps, good to fine. (36)
1390 £2000
Gold Coast: 1889-94 Watermark Crown CA 20s. green and red, used with Accra grid cancellation, horizontal crease at top and two pinholes, nevertheless an extreme rarity. Possibly the only known used example confirmable as genuinely postally used. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. 24. Photo.
1391 £400
Gold Coast: 1896 printed ''GOVERNMENT TELEGRAPHS-GOLD COAST/TELEGRAM'' envelope, addressed locally bearing ''KWITTA'' c.d.s., scarce. Photo.
1392 £1300
Gold Coast: A selection of covers cards, pieces and stamps, incl. Accra with 1899 envelope bearing 1d. tied by boxed type KD4 datestamp, Accra-Victoriaborg, Addah, Adjuah 1895 envelope bearing 1d. cancelled by type D2 c.d.s., Akropong, Atuabo 1895 envelope registered to England, bearing 1/2d., 1d. pair cancelled by type D1 c.d.s.'s, Axim, Begoro, Broomasi 1910 envelope bearing 1d. (3) to England, cancelled by type D2 c.d.s's and type R2 registration marking, Denu, Dodowa, Dunkwa, Elmina, Half Assine, Huhunya, Keta, Kpong, Kumasi, Mumford 1905 envelope, registered to England, bearing 1d. (3), cancelled type D4 c.d.s.'s, Obuasi, Nsuaem 1907 2d. registered envelope to England, cancelled by rare type D2 c.d.s., Odumase Krobo, Prestea, Sekondi, Shama, Tarkwa, Togoland, Wa, T.P.O. 1926 envelope registered to England, bearing 1d. (4), tied by Ampunyase c.d.s's, on reverse has ''T.P.O. 2'' type D4 c.d.s. (struck twice), etc. (few 100s)
1393 £750
Gold Coast: 1928-38 a written up collection of mainly covers and cards in two albums, all bearing Christiansborg Castle values, incl. Airmails, range of rates, short payment mail, Tax marks, censored and registered mail, etc. (167 items)
1394 £500
Greece: A collection on leaves with a selection of ealy issues mainly used from imperfs., mint from 1940 to 1954 incl. 1940 Youth postage and air sets, 1946-47 10d. on 10d. to 5000d. on 15,000d., 1946-47 Victory set, 1947-51 Restoration of Dodecanese Is. set to 10,000d., 1951 St. Paul's Travels, 1951 Reconstruction, 1952 Anti-Communist, 1952 Birthday, 1953 National Products, 1954 Ancient Greek Art, 1954 NATO, 1954 Enosis, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (approx. 290)
1395 £100
Grenada: 1938-50 perf. 12 10s. slate-blue and bright carmine (narrow) mint, small trace of black adhesion on reverse otherwise fine. S.G. 163c, cat. 650. Photo.
1398 £200
Guyana: 1981-82 selection of surcharge and overprint errors, incl.. 1981 (May 6) $3.60 on $5 surcharge inverted, 1981 (May 11th) 720c. on 3c. (2, one with surcharge quadruple), 1981 (July 7) $5. block of four with overprint inverted, 1982 (Sept. 15) 130c. on 60c. on 3c. surcharge inverted, etc. (68)
1399 £65
Honduras: 1925 Air overprinted in black 20c. brown variety stamps tte-bche (pair) mint, folded along perfs. otherwise fine and scarce, signed Field. S.G. 231c, cat. 500. Photo.
1401 £300
Hong Kong: 1954-62 a mint selection, incl. $1 plate block of four, one showing short right leg to ''R'', $1.30 plate block of four, $5 and $10 in plate pairs, unmounted mint, also mint set, etc., mainly fine. (58)
1402 £190
Hong Kong: 1962-73 $1.30 on glazed paper, variety ochre (sash) omitted, in an unmounted mint plate block of six (3 x 2), fine. S.G. 206da, EC HK423MCa, cat. 600 for a plate block of six. Photo.
1403 £130
Hong Kong: 1962-73 $2 on chalky paper, variety ochre (sash) omitted, in an unmounted mint block of four from the upper right corner of the sheet. S.G. 207b, EC HK414MCb. Photo.
1404 £150
Hong Kong: 1973-74 10c. to $20 set with extra 10c. (2), 15c., 20c., 25c., 30c., 40c., 50c., 65c., $1 and $10, all in unmounted mint plate blocks of four. S.G. 283-296.
1405 £350
Hong Kong: 1975 Birds 50c. showing variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 335var, EC HK670MCa, cat. 900, 50 mint known. Photo.
1408 £2100
Hong Kong: 1976 Chinese New Year $1.30, showing variety red (background) omitted, fine unmounted mint plate block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, rare. Brandon certificate (2008). S.G. 339a, EC HK678MCa cat. 8,250 for plate block. Photo.
1410 £400
Hong Kong: 1976 Girl Guides $1.30 with variety light blue omitted, fine unmounted mint from the top of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 355var, EC HK710MCa, 50 mint known cat. 750. Photo.
1411 £220
Hong Kong: 1981 Public Housing 20c. with variety watermark inverted, in an unmounted mint block of four from the top of the sheet, fine. S.G. 402w, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1412 £350
Hong Kong: 1983 Hong Kong by night $1.30 with variety silver (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal used for comparison, rare. S.G. 444a, cat. 1,100, EC HK888MCa. Photo.
1414 £680
Hong Kong: 1992 Chinese Opera $1.80 in an unmounted mint vertical strip of five, showing upward shift of grey resulting in lower stamp with grey omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 725, a, cat. 1,600+, EC HK1450MCa, 10 mint known. Photo.
1415 £600
Hong Kong: A Q.E.II selection of unmounted mint complete sheets and plate blocks, incl. 1963 F.F.H. $1.30 plate block of four, 1960-73 watermark upright 65c. (21), S1 (35), 1961 Golden Jubilee $1 (100), 1966 W.H.O. sets (50), 1968, 1970,1971, 1972, 1976 New Year 10c. (100 each), etc., mainly fine. Cat. approx. 4,000. (100s)
1416 £260
Hong Kong: A Q.E.II definitive selection, incl. 1987-88 type 1 sets (6) in plate blocks of four and singles, type II sets (5) in plate blocks of four and singles, etc., mainly unmounted mint. (few 100s)
1418 £500
Hong Kong: A selection on a stockcard with 1938-52 values to $5 (3), $10 green and violet corner marginal with sheet no., $10 lilac and blue (2), 1941 Occupation, 1948 RSW, 1949 UPU, 1954-62 $5, $10, later issues to 1970, mainly fine.
1419 £70
Hong Kong: Cancellations and Covers: 1860 (Jan. 2) envelope from Guernsey, addressed to ''Lt. Colonel Mann, Royal Engineers, Hong Kong'', bearing G.B. 1855 6d. wing margined, cancelled by ''GUERNSEY/324'' duplex, a few faults. Photo.
1421 £170
Hong Kong: Cancellations and Covers: 1896 to 1919, a selection of covers (5) and cards (5), incl. Shanghai with 1914 local p.p.c. bearing Chinese 1c. cancelled by bilingual Shanghai with ''SHANGHAI/LOCAL POST'' c.d.s. alongside, etc.
1422 £70
Hong Kong: Cancellations and Covers: 1901 (Mar. 24) p.p.c. of Shanghai harbour (corner repaired), to Germany, bearing Chinese 1c. (2), 2c. cancelled bilingual ''SHANGHAI'' c.d.s.'s, and Hong Kong Q.V. 2c. pair cancelled ''SHANGHAI'' c.d.s. and German receiving mark. Photo.
1423 £720
Hong Kong: Cancellations and Covers: 1902 to 1912, a selection of p.p.c's, mainly to the same addressee in England, range of topographical, cancellations, readdressed, B.P.O's, etc., varied condition. (33 items)
1424 £50
Hong Kong: Cancellations and Covers: 1907 to 1924 picture postcards (4), three showing Warships with Typhoon damage, 1907 K.E.VII birthday salute, U.S. fleet.
1425 £60
Hong Kong: Cancellations and Covers: 1918 (June 26) stampless envelope endorsed at top ''On Active Service'' to Isle of Man, bearing ''OFFICIAL PAID/HONG KONG'' c.d.s. in red, also 1917 envelope from the same family, Liverpool to Hong Kong .
1426 £550
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: Chefoo: 1904 five picture postcards all to the same addressee in Wei Hai Wei, all bearing K.E.VII 1c., cancelled by double circular ''CHEFOO/BRITISH P.O.'' datestamps and ''LIU KUNG TAU'' receiving c.d.s.'s. Photo.
1427 £60
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: Shanghai: 1904 to 1913, a selection of p.p.c's (10), incl. views, etc., also W.H. Lu auction catalogue with prices realised.
1428 £120
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: 1904 to 1913, a selection of picture postcards, comprising Canton transit, Liu Kung Tau (3), Shanghai (3), good to fine, also ''Antonia'' auction catalogue with prices realised.
1429 £55
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: Amoy: 1904 (Dec. 19) p.p.c. to Portugal, bearing K.E.VII 4c. cancelled by ''AMOY'' c.d.s., also 1908 p.p.c. bearing K.E.VII 2c. cancelled by forged ''TIENTSIN'' c.d.s.
1430 £85
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: Wei Hai Wei: 1905 (Mar. 23) p.p.c. (manuscript ''British Warships at Wei Hai Wei''), franked by K.E.VII 4c. cancelled by ''LIU KUNG TAU'' c.d.s with ''SHANGHAI'' c.d.s. alongside, also 1900 p.p.c. bearing Q.V. 4c. cancelled by ''HANKOW'' c.d.s., some staining.
1431 £70
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: Chefoo: 1907 p.p.c. bearing K.E.VII 4c., cancelled by double circular ''CHEFOO/BRITISH P.O'' datestamp, also K.E.VII 4c. cancelled by part boxed ''PORT EDWARD/WEI HAI WEI'' datestamp.
1432 £65
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: Hankow: 1911 (Apr. 18) p.p.c. from on board H.M.S. Cadmus, Hankow to London, bearing 1907-11 4c. cancelled by ''HANKOW'' c.d.s. with ''SHANGHAI/BR. P.O.'' transit c.d.s.
1434 £920
Hungary: 1913 to 2000 mint collection in five hingeless Schaubek albums and on leaves incl. 1913 Flood Relief Fund, 1914 War Charity surcharges, 1924 Sports Association Fund, 1926-27 to 5p., 1927-30 Air to 5p., 1931 Zeppelin pair, 1932 Madonna and Child, 1933 Air to 5p., 1934 Exhibition miniature sheet, 1936 Air to 5p., later apparently complete with miniature sheets incl. 1947 Roosevelt (both), 1948 (both) and 1949 Chain Bridge, 1949-50 U.P.U. perf. and imperf., 1950 Children's Day 60fi. with type I original inscription, Officials, Postage Dues, Arad, Western Hungary (used), etc., varied condition but mainly fine with much unmounted. (100s)
1435 £500
Hungary: A mint and used collection in two boxed Philatelic albums, incl. 1871-73 engraved 2k. to 25k., 1913 Flood Relief to 5k. used, 1914 Charity to 5k. used, 1925 Sport set mint, 1931 Zeppelin 1p. mint, 2p. used, 1932 Madonna set used, 1933 Air 5p. used, 1934 Exhibition miniature sheet mint, 1939 Protestant Day imperf. and perf. miniature sheets mint, 1948 Chain Bridge miniature sheets mint, good range of later issues to 1981, etc. (many 100s)
1437 £700
India: 1854-55 4a. Head Die I, Frame Die I, and 4a. Head Die II, Frame Die I, both cut to shape, used together with 1854 2a. on 1855 mourning envelope to Barnstaple, cancelled by lozenges of dots and with framed ''INDIA/PAID'', apparently sent by the father of Edwardian writer H.H. Munro ('Saki') to one of his sisters, slight cover faults. Photo.
1438 £650
India: 1854-55 4a. Head Die III, Frame Die II, two examples cut to shape used together with 1854-55 Die I 1/2a. on 1856 envelope to Barnstaple, cancelled by lozenges of dots and with framed ''INDIA/PAID'', apparently sent by the father of Edwardian writer H.H. Munro ('Saki') to one of his sisters, some cover faults on reverse. Photo.
1445 £550
India: A mainly used duplicated selection in a stockbook, incl. 1854 1/2a. (7), 1a. (10), 1854-55 4a. cut to shape (5), 1855 4a. (4), 8a. (4), 1856-64 to 8a. (3), 1866-78 6a. 8p. (4), 1911-22 to 25r. (2), and a good range of later issues to 1958, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
1450 £380
India: Cancellations and Covers: A K.G.V to K.G.VI collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in three albums, incl. slogans, airmails, censor marks and labels, military mail, P.O.W., etc. (few 100s)
1451 £55
India: Cancellations and Covers: 1927 (Dec. 1) urgent Basra-Cairo flight cover, sent from Bombay to London, using a Shanghai Local Post 5c. stationery card franked K.E.VII 1a. and K.G.V 2a. pair tied by Bombay c.d.s.'s, Basra 1927 (Dec. 9) transit datestamp on reverse, some envelope damage in transit and on opening, unusual.
1453 £150
India: Cancellations and Covers: 1935 Quetta earthquake, two stampless covers, the first to S. India with manuscript ''no stamps available'' and straight-line ''QUETTA EARTH QUAKE POSTAGE FREE'', the second to England with ''QUETTA EARTH QUAKE POSTAGE FRE'' (without second ''E''), scarce.
1455 £110
Indian Feudatory States: An accumulation of covers, cards and documents on leaves and loose, 1868(c.) to 1960, incl. Jaipur with registered mail, Hyderabad, Travancore, much postal history, also India incl. P.O.W. mail, etc.
1458 £110
Ireland: 1975 Golf Championship 6p. with variety black (country name, face value and inscription) omitted, fine unused without gum with mint normal for comparison. S.G. 373 var., EC IR746MCa circa 12 used known. Photo.
1460 £550
Ireland: 1976 Bicentenary 15p. with variety silver (face value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet. S.G. 394a, EC IR788MCa, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1461 £1500
Ireland: 1987 Anniversaries 24p., with variety yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint from the upper right corner of the sheet with traffic lights, and normal traffic light block of four for comparison. Hamilton-Bowen certificate (2006). S.G. 677var, EC IR1354MCa, cat. 6,500, only four mint and six used are recorded. Photo.
1463 £900
Ireland: 1922 to 1982 mint collection on stockleaves with 1922 (Feb.-July) Rialtas Dollard opts. to 10s., Thom 2d. die I and die II overprint inverted, 1922 bolder Thom 1/2d. to 1s., 5s., 1922-23 Saorstat Thom 1/2d. to 10s., Harrison 1/2d., 1d. and 2d. horizontal coil pairs, one of each with long ''1'' variety, 1922-34 1/2d. to 1s., coil stamps incl. 1d. perf. 15 x imperf. (single perf.), 1925-28 narrow and wide date 2s.6d. to 10s. sets, additional narrow date 10s., 1935 re-engraved 2s.6d. and 5s., 1937 St. Patrick 2s.6d. and 10s., 1940-68 to 5s. (3), 10s. (2), 1d. perf. 14 x imperf. single and strip of four, commemoratives with issues to 1960s complete, booklet panes of six incl. 1922-34 1d. with three labels wmk. inverted (trimmed at end), 2d. wmk. upright, 1940-68 21/2d. wmk. upright, postage dues incl. 1925 to 6d., 1940-70 to 1s., etc., varied condition but mainly fine with many unmounted. (few 100s)
1464 £75
Ireland: Revenues: A selection on leaves, incl. Dog License, Judicature, Petty Sessions, Revenue catalogue, also a selection of Perfins mounted in Catalogue of Perfins by Mewhinney, etc. (189)
1465 £480
Israel: 1948 to 2005 collection in seven stockbooks, all apparently unmounted mint, mostly sets with tabs incl. 1948 First Coin 3m. to 50m., grey paper 10m. and 50m. (50m. mounted), New Year set, 1949 National Flag 20pr., Petah Tiqwa 40pr., New Year set, 1949-50 Second Coin in corner blocks of four, 1949 postage due set, 1950 U.P.U., Independence Anniversary, Air set, Elat Post Office 500pr., 1951 National Fund, 1952 Menora 1,000pr., 1953-56 Air set, 1955-59 Tribes of Israel no wmk. set of seven, others (untabbed) incl. 1948 postage due set, various tte-bche pairs, miniature sheets incl. 1949 TABUL, also a cover album with a few f.d.c.'s, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (100s)
1466 £1800
Italian States: Tuscany: 1859 9c. brown-lilac, two good margins, other two with frame lines just shaved, used on 1859 (Nov. 11) envelope to London, cancelled by boxed ''PD'' with another strike alongside, Firenze and London datestamps, some cover faults, otherwise rare, also U.S.A. 1861-62 24c. used on piece. Sassone 16, 42,500 euros. Photo.
1467 £1150
Italy: A collection in an album with a selection of States used, issues from 1920s to 1954 mint incl. 1926-28 Air to 5l., 1930 Air Transatlantic Mass Formation Flight 7l.70, 1933 Zeppelin set, 1933 Air Balbo pair of strips of three, Postage and Air sets for 1932 Garibaldi, 1934 Football, 1935 Bellini, 1936 Horace, 1937 Child Welfare and 1938 Proclamation of Empire, 1945-48 to 100l., 1948 St. Catherine of Siena Postage and Air, 1948 Revolution, 1949 to 1954 commemorative issues complete, 1950 Provincial Occupations to 200l., 1953-54 Coin of Syracuse to 200l., Trieste Zone A overprints almost complete (less postage dues and parcel post) to 1954 incl. 1947-48 to 100l., 1947-48 Air to 1,000l., 1948 Revolution, range of Colonies incl. Dodecanese Is., Cyrenaica, Somalia 1950-51 Air to 10s. mint, also San Marino mint incl. 1877-90 25c., 1948 100l. on 15c., 1949-50 Views to 200l. (less 20l., 55l.), etc., varied condition, the mint mainly fine. (100s)
1468 £350
Italy: A mint selection on a stockcard incl. 1879-82 20c. (2), 25c. (2), 30c., 1884-86 Parcel Post set, 1901 25c, 1925-27 2l.50 (3) etc., mainly fine. S.G. 5,225. (67)
1470 £850
Italian Colonies: A collection on printed leaves, incl. Eritrea 1893 5c. to 25c., 1903 40 c., 1916-21 10l. mint, General Issues 1933 Foundation set mint, Libya, Somaliland 1923 surcharges, 1923 Parcel Post set mint, National Defence set mint, Jubaland 1925 5l., 1925 Parcel Post and Postage Due sets mint, fair to fine.
1471 £110
Jamaica: 1795 wrapper from Spanish Town to Scotland, various rate marks, backstamped a good strike of the straight line ''IAMAICA'', also ''5/MR'' receiving mark. Photo.
1472 £260
Jamaica: Great Britain used in Jamaica: 1859 entire letter to France, bearing 1857 4d. rose, and 1859 wrapper to England bearing 1856 6d. lilac, both cancelled by ''A 01'' barred ovals of Kingston. Photo.
1474 £180
Jamaica: Great Britain used in Jamaica: 1860 (Mar. 26) entire letter to Mandeville, bearing 1857 4d. rose, cancelled by ''A 01'' barred oval of Kingston, with Mandeville receiving mark on reverse. Photo.
1475 £110
Jamaica: 1860-70 3d. green, in a fine and fresh mint block of four. S.G. 3, cat. 520+. Photo.
1476 £21000
Jamaica: 1919-21 1s. orange-yellow and red-orange, variety frame inverted, a superb mint example of this popular variety, rare. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 85a, cat. 30,000. Photo.
1477 £170
Jamaica: 1938-52 1s. green and purple-brown, with variety repaired chimney [R. 11/1], fine mint. S.G. 130a. Photo.
1479 £1500
Jamaica: 1964-68 10s. variety blue (''JAMAICA'' etc.) omitted, in a fine unique unmounted mint plate 1A block of eight with normal block for comparison. S.G. 231a, EC JA462MCa, cat. 3,325 for plate block of eight. Photo.
1480 £160
Jamaica: 1968 Human Rights 3d. and 3s. both showing variety gold (flame) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 272a, 274a, cat. 290, EC J544, 548MCa. Photo.
1481 £400
Jamaica: 1970 National Heroes 1c. with variety yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison, scarce. S.G. 298a, cat. 275, EC JA596MCa. Photo.
1483 £210
Japan: A selection of covers with 1905 (July 1) Amalgamation of Japanese and Korean Postal Services 3s. used on the first day within Seoul on Korea 1c. stationery card, 1915 Coronation set used with 1913 11/2s. on 1916 registered cover to Canada, 1919 Peace set and various definitives on 1923 cover to Switzerland, and 1934 registered cover to Czechoslovakia bearing various adhesives incl. 1929-34 Air 81/2s. (4).
1484 £480
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1938-54 perf. 131/4 x 133/4 1c. black and chocolate-brown complete sheets (21) seven of each from plates ''2'', ''2 2 4A'' and ''2 2 4B'' with varieties damaged value tablets (7), retouched value tablets (7) and ''A'' of ''CA'' missing from watermark (3), all unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 131a, ab, ac, cat. 1,925+.
1487 £130
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1938-54 1c. black and chocolate-brown perf. 131/4 x 133/4 in a complete sheet (folded) of 100, frame plate ''2-2'' and centre plate ''4A'', with varieties [R. 2/6] ''A'' of ''CA'' missing from watermark, [R. 9/6] retouched value tablet and [R. 2/5] break in bird's breast, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 131a, ab, ad, ae, cat. 435+.
1489 £140
Kenya: 1977 Minerals 3s. with variety gold (face value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 117a, cat. 225. Photo.
1490 £200
Kuwait: 1939 10r. variety overprint double, an unmounted mint top left corner example (folded through perfs.) with faintly toned gum, some light creasing and bends, scarce. S.G. 50a, cat. 550. Photo.
1491 £120
Labuan: 1881 (Mar.) 8c. on 12c. carmine, watermark reversed, fine used. S.G. 14x, cat. 400. Photo.
1492 £200
Labuan: 1885 type 7 ''2 CENTS'' on 16c. blue with watermark inverted, unused, part original gum, fine. S.G. 24w, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1493 £190
Latvia: 1792-1914 a selection of pre stamp and stampless entires, incl. 1792 entire to Werro, bearing straight line ''RIGA'', 1848 entire from the Archbishop of Riga, backstamped large circular ''K.P./RIGA'' datestamp, 1850 entire to Gross St. Johannis bearing boxed ''POLUZENO'' datestamp, etc. (21 items)
1494 £150
Leeward Islands: 1907-11 1/4d. and 2s.6d., fine used on 1914 (Apr. 11) envelope, registered to Czechoslovakia, cancelled by Montserrat c.d.s. Photo.
1495 £130
Leeward Islands: 1907-11 5s. fine used on 1914 (Mar. 23) envelope, registered to Czechoslovakia, cancelled by Montserrat c.d.s. Photo.
1496 £120
Leeward Islands: 1912-22 3d. and 5s. fine used on 1914 (Jan. 17) envelope, registered to Czechoslovakia, cancelled by Antigua c.d.s.'s. Photo.
1497 £160
Leeward Islands: 1954 1/2c. to $4.80 set in plate blocks of four, also extra 1/2c. complete sheet and part sheet (7 x 10),1c. and 3c. complete sheets, unmounted mint, mainly fine.
1498 £180
Liechtenstein: A selection on leaves, incl. better unmounted mint with 1928 Flood Relief set, 1928 Accession set, 1941 10f., 1951-52 perf. 121/2 x 12 3f., etc. (116)
1499 £190
Liechtenstein: A mainly mint collection to 1954 on leaves incl. 1912-15 thick surfaced paper 5h. to 25h., mostly from late 1930s with 1940 to 1954 sets almost complete (no miniature sheets) incl. 1945-47 both 5f., 1946 10f., 1948 Air Pioneers, 1949 Paintings, 1951 5r. to 1f., 1951-52 perf. 141/2 3f., 5f., 1952 Paintings, 1953 Paintings, 1953 Museum, 1954 Football, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (194)
1500 £75
Liechtenstein: A mainly mint selection from 1912 incl. 1951, 1952 Paintings, 1953 Scouts, 1955 Mountain Sports etc. S.T.C. 600+, mainly fine. (46 stamps, 4 sheets.
1502 £620
Luxembourg: A mint and used collection in two albums, incl. 1852-58 10c. (3), 1sgr. (2) used, 1882-84 to 1f. used, 1895 Official set used, 1915 15c. deep carmine in a sheet of five used, Child Welfare sets mint, 1939 Charlotte miniature sheet mint, 1950 War Orphans set unmounted mint, 1951 United Europe set mint, 1952 Exhibition set unmounted mint, 1956 Europa set used, and a good range of later issues to 2006, etc., varied condition. (100s)
1504 £350
Malawi: 1964 Christmas 3d. with gold (star) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison, scarce. S.G. 228a, EC NM456MCa, cat. 450, 41 mint known. Photo.
1505 £480
Malaya and States: 1948 Silver Wedding sets for Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Selangor and Trengganu, all in unmounted mint corner blocks of four.
1506 £520
Malaya and States: 1954-62 mint collection in an album and stockleaves, incl. 1957 and 1960-62 sets with most shades and perfs. of all states, also Kelantan 1957, Malacca 1957 sets in plate blocks of four, Kedah 1959-62 $5 perf. 13 x 121/2 plate pair, etc. (few 100s)
1507 £950
Malaya and States: A mint and used selection in a stockbook, incl. Federated Malay States 1900 to $2 mint, 1922-24 $5 mint, Johore with 1896-99 to $5 mint, 1903 $1 on $2 used, Kelantan, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1508 £600
Malaya and States: A selection of Pahang and Perak, in a stockbook, incl. Pahang with 1898-99 50c. dull purple and greenish black unused and used, Perak 1895-99 50c. dull purple and greenish black mint. (3), 1938-41 to $2 (2) mint, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1509 £650
Malaya and States: A mainly mint collection in a stockbinder with issues mostly from 1937 to 1962 for Straits Settlements, BMA, Johore incl. 1922-41 values to $4, 1938 postage due set (2), Kedah incl. 1937 set, Kelantan incl. 1937-40 set, Malacca, Negri Sembilan incl. 1935-41 set, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor, Trengganu and Singapore, varied condition with some adherences on reverse but many fine.
1510 £920
Malaya and States: A mint and used collection in five albums with representative early to modern ranges of Straits Settlements, F.M.S., Malaysia, all States, North Borneo and Singapore, varied condition.
1511 £520
Malaya and States: A selection in a stockbook, incl. Straits Settlements, Federated Malay States, Kedah, Malacca, Penang, Perak 1933-37 to $5 mint, Selangor 1895-99 to 50c. (both) mint and used of each, 1941 $1 in a mint block (5 x 8), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1512 £500
Malaya and States: A mint and used accumulation in a stockbook incl. Straits Settlements, Kedah with 1937 $2 and $5 mint, Penang, Selangor, also some Singapore, etc. (100s)
1513 £480
Malaya and States: A selection in a stockbook, incl. Johore, Kedah, Penang, Perak, etc., varied condition. (100s)
1514 £110
Malaya and States: An unmounted mint accumulation with 1965 Flowers selection of complete sheets (10) of 100 incl. Penang 20c., Selangor 15c., some perf. separation, Malaysia 1997 (Jan.) Highland Birds 20s. completely blank perforated sheet of 50, with normal sheet, and 2009 (Jan.) Unique Birds of Malaysia miniature sheet with country name omitted from the 5r. stamp.
1515 £210
Malaya and States: An accumulation of covers and cards (52) incl. airmails, censored, unused and used postal stationery, with some Brunei, North Borneo and Sarawak, etc.
1516 £900
Malaya and States: Straits Settlements: A mint and used selection in a stockbook, incl. 1867 3c. on 1a. (2), 4c. on 1a., used, 1883-91 to 96c. mint, 1892-99 $5 mint, 1902-03 to $2 mint, 1906-12 to $5 (2) mint, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1517 £800
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: A mint and used selection in an album, incl. 1900 to $1 mint, $2 (2) unused, 1900-01 to $5 mint, 1922-34 to $5 mint and used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1519 £110
Malaysia: 1965 Birds 30c. with variety blue omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 21a, cat. 300, EC MY42MCa. Photo.
1520 £480
Malaysia: 1965 Birds 50c. with variety scarlet (inscription and berries) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint plate block of twelve (6 x 2). S.G. 22c, cat. 1,200+, EC MY44MCa. Photo.
1523 £520
Malayan States: Johore: 1960 $1, $2 and $5 in complete sheets (5 x 10), unmounted mint, toned with some rust spotting, otherwise fine. S.G. 163-165, cat. 2,400.
1524 £100
Malayan States: Kedah: 1965 Flowers 2c. with variety yellow (flower) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 116b, cat. 200, EC MK232MCa. Photo.
1526 £100
Malayan States: Selangor: 1941 $1 black and red on blue, part sheet (10 x 10), split perfs, usual brownish gum, most are unmounted, fine, S.G. 86, cat. 2,000 as singles.
1527 £120
Malayan States: Selangor: 1965 Flowers 5c. with variety yellow (flower) omitted in a fine unmounted mint traffic light block of four with normal block for comparison. S,G, 138b, EC MS276MCa, cat. 390 as a plate block. Photo.
1528 £80
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1921-41 Script $3 green and brown-red on green in a mint pair from the lower left corner of the sheet showing plate number, one is unmounted, usual brownish gum. S.G. 43a. Photo.
1531 £170
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: A duplicated mint and used accumulation in a small stockbook incl. a few inverted overprints mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1532 £210
Malta: 1859 (July 18) entire letter from Barcelona to Malta, bearing Barcelona despatch c.d.s., red ''ESPAG/PERPIGNON'' c.d.s., circular framed ''F.R./1F 45C'' and manuscript ''5'' rate marks, on reverse has four different transit marks and Malta receiving mark. Photo.
1533 £210
Malta: 1866 (Oct.) entire from Holland, bearing red ''AMSTERDAM'' c.d.s., also ''PAYS-BAS/2 ERQUELINES'' c.d.s. in blue, ''FR./2F 16C'' currency mark, on reverse has two Malta receiving marks. Photo.
1534 £120
Malta: 1903-04 and 1904-14 sets, mainly fine mint. S.G. 38-63, cat. 360.
1535 £480
Malta: 1956-58 1/4d. to 1 set with extra 1/4d., 1/2d. (3), 1d. (2), 11/2d. (3), 2d. (3), 21/2d., 3d. (3), 41/2d. (2), 6d. (2), 8d. (2), 1s. (2), 1s.6d., 2s. and 2s.6d., all in unmounted mint plate blocks of four, some mounted in margins, otherwise mainly fine and a rare group. S.G. 266-282. Photo.
1536 £180
Malta: 1956-58 1/4d. to 1 set, also a selection of sheets and plate blocks, with 2s. (60, few toned), unmounted mint, mainly fine.
1537 £170
Malta: 1964 Independence 2d. block of four with variety Gold omitted, also 3d. vertical strip of six, top stamp with gold omitted, fine. S.G. 321a, 322a, cat. 375+. EC MA642, 644MCa.
1538 £200
Malta: 1965-72 selection of varieties, comprising 1965-70 1c. with white double, 2d. imperforate pair, 4d. with silver (MALTA) double, 1972 3c. on 8d surcharge inverted and 5c. on 1s.3d. with surcharge double, fine unmounted mint.
1539 £720
Malta: 1965-70 a selection of varieties all in blocks of four, comprising 2d. gold omitted, 21/2d. gold omitted, 3d. (2) one with gold, other with silver omitted, 6d. (2) one with silver, other with black omitted, 8d. gold (centre) omitted, 1s. gold (frame) omitted, 1s.3d. gold (centre) omitted, 1s.6d. gold (centre) omitted and 2s. gold (frame) omitted, all unmounted mint and fine. S.G. between 333a and 343b, cat. 2,476. Photo.
1540 £380
Malta: 1965-70 a selection of varieties, comprising 2d. gold omitted, 21/2d. gold omitted, 3d. (2) one with gold, other with silver omitted, 6d. (2) one with silver, other with black omitted, 8d. gold (centre) omitted, 10d. gold (NAVAL ARSENAL) omitted, 1s. gold (frame) omitted, 1s.3d. gold (centre) omitted, 1s.6d. gold (centre) omitted and 2s. gold (frame) omitted, all unmounted mint and fine. S.G. between 333a and 343b, cat. 944. Photo.
1541 £130
Malta: 1965-70 2d. with variety gold omitted in a fine unmounted mint plate block of nine from the lower right corner of the sheet. S.G. 333a, cat. 495+, EC MA666MCa. Photo.
1542 £450
Malta: 1965-70 4d. variety ''KNIGHTS OF MALTA'' (silver) omitted in a fine unmounted mint pane of sixty. S.G. 336a, cat. 2,700 as singles, EC MA672MCa. Photo.
1543 £160
Malta: 1965-70 4d. variety ''KNIGHTS OF MALTA'' (silver) omitted in a fine unmounted mint plate block of nine from the lower right corner of the sheet. S.G. 336a, EC MA672MCa. Photo.
1544 £180
Malta: 1965-70 8d. with variety gold (centre) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint plate block of nine. S.G. 339a, EC MA678MCa. Photo.
1545 £110
Malta: 1965-70 8d. with variety gold (centre) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint plate block of six. S.G. 339a, EC MA678MCa. Photo.
1546 £480
Malta: 1965-70 10d. variety gold (''NAVAL ARSENAL'') omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four. S.G. 339ca, cat. 1,300, ECMA679MCa circa 80 known. Photo.
1548 £1200
Malta: 1965-70 1s.3d. variety imperforate, the unique lower right corner plate block of six from the only known sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 341c, EC MA682IMa. Photo.
1549 £620
Malta: 1965-70 2s. with variety gold (centre) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint plate block of nine from the lower right corner of the sheet. S.G. 343a, cat. 1,530 as singles, EC MA686MCa. Photo.
1550 £170
Malta: 1965 Great Siege 6d. with variety black (on hulls) omitted, fine unmounted mint from the top of the sheet. S.G. 354b, cat. 300, EC MA708MCb. Photo.
1551 £130
Malta: 1973-76 4m. an unmounted mint block of four showing variety gold printing omitted, fine. S.G. 487a, cat 340+. Photo.
1552 £260
Malta: 1973-76 4m. an unmounted mint block of four from the foot of the sheet variety imperforate, fine. S.G. 487b, cat. 650+, EC MA9741Ma circa 50 pairs. Photo.
1553 £130
Malta: 1973-76 4m. an unmounted mint horizontal pair variety imperforate, fine. S.G. 487b, cat. 325, EC MA9741Ma circa 50 pairs. Photo.
1555 £200
Mauritius: 1860-63 no watermark 1d. pair, 4d., 6d. slate pair (corner fault), 1873-72 6d. blue green block of four, 9d. yellow-green block of four, 1s. blue, 1s. orange and 5s. rosy mauve, mint or unused, fair to fine.
1556 £380
Mauritius: 1913-22 10r. green and red on blue-green (olive back) mint, pencil note on reverse, very scarce. S.G. 204a, cat. 950. Photo.
1557 £280
Mauritius: 1965 (March 16) 4c. with mauve-pink omitted, 1r. variety pale orange omitted, 1967 4c. with orange omitted, 1972-74 50c. with red omitted, 60c, with rose omitted and 1975-77 35c. with brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 319a, 328a, 351a, 448a, 449ba, 483a, cat. 685.
1558 £110
Mauritius: 1970 Inaugural Lufthansa flight set in imperforate pairs, probably from proof sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 415, 416, EC MU830IMa, MU832IMa. Photo.
1559 £420
Mauritius: 1975-77 20c. with grey omitted (background), in a fine unmounted mint plate block of four. S.G. 480a, cat. 900, EC MU960MCa cat. 1,500 as a plate block. Photo.
1567 £190
Monaco: A collection on leaves with early issues mint and used incl. 1885 25c. used, mint from 1930s to 1955 (Jan.) incl. 1937-38 surch. set to 2f.50 on 2f., 1938-39 55c. to 1f.75, 1940 Red Cross Fund, 1948 Olympics, 1948 Bosio, 1950-51 50c. to 10f., 1951 Holy Year, 1953 Olympics, 1955 Air Birds perf. 11 100f. to 1,000f., 1955 Monte Carlo Rally 100f., etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (approx. 400)
1568 £110
Montserrat: 1884-85 Watermark Crown CA, Perf. 14 21/2d. ultramarine and 4d. mauve, both overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. 10s, 12s, cat. 450. Photo.
1569 £100
Montserrat: 1966 Churchill 1c. with variety cerise (sky) omitted, mint, toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 179a, EC MO358MCa. Photo.
1570 £270
Morocco Agencies: 1898 (May 30) registered philatelic cover from Mogador to Mazagan bearing Gibraltar 1889-96 Spanish Currency 25c., 40c. and 50c. tied by Mogador registered datestamps, this is the last use of unoverprinted Gibraltar stamps on covers from Mogador, letters carried by the next courier service on June 2nd would have been franked with the overprinted stamps issued on June 1st, fine and scarce. Photo.
1571 £110
Nauru: 1916-23 overprint at foot 2d. die I, mint block of four from the left of the sheet, one showing variety ''NAUP.U'' [R. 6/2]. S.G. 4, a, cat. 406. Photo.
1572 £210
New Guinea: Officials: A mint and used (some c.t.o.) collection of overprinted Officials on leaves incl. 1925-31 set mint and used with 6d. shade, 1d. and 2d. used together on 1931 (Feb. 3) O.H.M.S. cover to England, 1931 with dates set mint, 1932-34 without dates to 2s. mint, to 2s. used (less 11/2d. and 5d.), etc., varied condition, a few toned, mainly fine. (69 + cover)
1574 £170
New Zealand: 1862-63 Pelure paper, imperforate 1s. deep green, used with close to large margins, cancelled numeral ''16'' of Port Victoria, fine. S.G. 86, cat. 1,100. B.P.A. certificate (1976). Photo.
1577 £450
New Zealand: 1960-66 2d. unmounted mint vertical pair, from the top of the sheet, the upper stamp showing variety yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 783b, cat. 450+, EC NZ1566MCb. Photo.
1578 £140
New Zealand: 1960-66 21/2d. with variety yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet. S.G. 784b, cat. 275, EC NZ1568MCb. Photo.
1579 £210
New Zealand: 1960-66 21/2d. mint vertical strip of four from the foot of the sheet, one showing green omitted and another two showing partly omitted, top stamp (normal) is mounted, others are unmounted), fine. S.G. 784c, EC NZ1568MCc. Photo.
1580 £95
New Zealand: 1960-66 3d. unmounted mint vertical strip of four, one showing yellow omitted, one with colour almost omitted, fine. S.G. 785a, cat. 170+. EC NZ1570MCa. Photo.
1581 £190
New Zealand: 1960-66 3d. unmounted mint vertical strip of four, two showing yellow-brown omitted, one with colour almost omitted, fine. S.G. 785b, cat. 320+. EC NZ1570MCe. Photo.
1582 £280
New Zealand: 1960-66 Purangi 4d. with variety purple omitted, fine used, with normal for comparison. S.G. 786a, EC NZ1572MCa, cat. 300. Photo.
1583 £700
New Zealand: 1966 National Scout Jamboree 4d. with gold omitted, fine unmounted mint and very rare, with normal for comparison. S.G. 838a, EC NZ1676MCa, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1584 £280
New Zealand: 1970-76 1c. booklet pane of three with variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 915ba var, EC NZ1832WEa, only this pane has been reported, also another pane with normal watermark. Photo.
1586 £280
New Zealand: 1970-76 71/2c. Garfish, with variety complete offset on the gummed side, in a fine unmounted mint block of four, rare. S.G. 923var, EC NZ18460Fa cat. 1,000. Photo.
1588 £380
New Zealand: 1971-73 typo 4c. on 21/2c. unmounted mint horizontal strip of 6 from the right of the sheet, showing progressive loss of surcharge, resulting in the left stamp with surcharge completely omitted, next virtually omitted next with just ''4c'' omitted, fine. S.G. 957ad, EC NZ1914SVb. Photo.
1589 £95
New Zealand: 1973 Steam Locomotives 4c. in an unmounted mint imprint and plate block of eight, showing variety black printing double (the blue and carmine also doubled but to a lesser extent). S.G. 1004var, CP S170(Z). Photo.
1590 £130
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 4c. variety orange-yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1011c, cat. 300, EC NZ2021MCc. Photo.
1592 £75
New Zealand: 1973-76 4c. variety apple-green (wings) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1011f, cat. 250, EC NZ2021MCe - circa 20 known. Photo.
1593 £1600
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 6c. in an unmounted mint lower right corner block of nine (3 x 3) with the corner stamp almost completely lacking the carmine background colour, due to a paper fold with most of the missing colour appearing on the reverse, a spectacular unique error. S.G. 1013var, EC NZ2025MCb, cat. 3,750. Photo.
1594 £320
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 7c. unmounted mint horizontal strip of five from the top right corner of the sheet, two with black omitted (corner example with two slight indentations). S.G. 1014a, cat. 750, EC NZ2028MCa. Photo.
1596 £70
New Zealand: 1975 Forest Park Scenes 18c. with variety dull blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1077var, EC NZ2154MCa. Photo.
1597 £500
New Zealand: 1975 Christmas 3c. unmounted mint horizontal strip of ten, right stamp showing variety black omitted, adjoining stamp slightly affected, fine and rare. S.G. 1083b, cat. 750+, EC NZ2166MCc, only ten recorded. Photo.
1598 £300
New Zealand: 1977 10c. AA anniversary se-tenant pair, one showing grey omitted, fine and scarce with normal for comparison. S.G. 1135var, EC NZ2270MCa. Photo.
1599 £300
New Zealand: 1977 Silver Jubilee miniature sheet with variety Indian red omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1137c, cat. 550, EC NZ2274MCc, circa 8 sheets known. Photo.
1600 £350
New Zealand: 1978 Health 12c. + 2c. showing chestnut omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1180var, EC NZ2360MCa, cat 400. Photo.
1602 £600
New Zealand: 1984 Health 24c. + 2c. miniature sheet showing variety upward shift of the orange, resulting in the lower right stamp with orange completely omitted, others virtually omitted, fine unmounted mint, extremely rare with normal sheet for comparison. S.G. MS1348var, EC NZ2696MCa, cat. 2,500, only one sheet recorded. Photo.
1604 £130
New Zealand: 1988-95 Native Birds 40c. with variety yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint from the lower right corner of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 1463 var. Photo.
1605 £120
New Zealand: 1988-95 Native Birds 40c. with variety yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 1463 var.
1606 £80
New Zealand: Postage Dues: 1904-08 perf. 11 1d. in a left pane marginal block of 24 (6 x 4), a few light gum wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. D19, cat. 336+.
1607 £350
New Zealand: A Q.E.II accumulation, majority in complete sheets, incl. 1961, 1962 and 1966 Health sets (120), 1965 Parliamentary Conference 2s. (120), 1969 Cook set (100), 1970-76 $2 (100), etc., unmounted mint, mainly fine. (1,000s)
1608 £1700
New Zealand: A Q.V. to K.G.V mint and used collection on stockpages and in packets incl. a selection of Chalon types mainly used to 1s., later mint incl. 1878 5s., 1882-1900 values to 1s. (5), 1898 and 1899-1903 Pictorial shades to 2s., 5s. regummed, 1902-07 perf. 11 values to 1s., perf. 14 to 2s., 5s. (2), 1906 Christchurch Exhibition set (6d. faded), also set used, 1909-16 K.E.VII incl. 6d. (4), 1s. (2), 1913 Auckland Exhibition set (6d. toned), 1915-30 K.G.V to 9d. (3), 1s. (2), 1920 Victory mint and used, 1925 Dunedin Exhibition mint and used, 1926-34 2s. (2), 3s., 1935-36 to 3s., 1d. booklet pane with adverts, 1936-42 perfs. to 9d. (2), 1s. perf. 121/2, 2s. (3), 3s. (3) incl. perf. 121/2, a few Q.E.II incl. booklets and panes, etc. varied condition. (few 100s)
1609 £230
New Zealand: A duplicated Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums with a selection of Chalons and later Q.V. used, 1913 Auckland Exhibition 6d. used, Postal Fiscal values to 5 used, Health miniature sheets mint, decimals to 1986, a few Officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1610 £170
New Zealand: A collection in two albums incl. a selection of Chalons (14) to 1s. used, 1906 Christchurch Exhibition mint (1d. used), 1931 Smiling Boys used, 1940 Centenary mint, covers (approx. 90) from 1940s with f.d.c.'s, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1611 £90
New Zealand: Antarctic Expeditions: 1910-13 ''VICTORIA LAND'' 1d. carmine in an unmounted mint pair, one showing no stop after ''LAND'', a couple of light tone spots on reverse otherwise fine. S.G. A3, a, cat. 405. Photo.
1614 £1400
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1892-94 Overprints: 1/2d. to 1s. set all in blocks of sixteen, used on separate 1893 (Nov. 23) 2d. registered stationery envelopes (size H2), addressed to England (received on Christmas day), cancelled by ''OPOBO RIVER'' c.d.s.'s, mainly fine and unusual. S.G. 1-6. Photo.
1616 £190
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Dec.) Provisionals: Type 9 ''HALF/PENNY'' in green on 21/2d. purple on blue, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 33, cat. 450. Photo.
1617 £480
Nigeria: Northern Nigeria: Cancellations and Covers: A selection of forty-eight covers and a few stamps, incl. Skeleton datestamps with Bajoga, Bichi, Dangoro, Geidam, Igboho, registered envelopes, etc.
1618 £120
Nigeria: Southern Nigeria: 1901 (June 8) envelope registered to Germany, bearing 1901-02 1/2d. block of eight and two singles, all cancelled by oval ''REGISTERED/OLD CALABAR'' datestamp, oval framed ''R'' and London registered violet datestamp. Photo.
1619 £1150
Nigeria: Southern Nigeria: Cancellations and Covers: A collection in an album and on leaves, incl. 1898 envelope bearing Great Britain 21//2d. tied by type D1 boxed datestamp of Burutu, scarcer skeleton datestamps on outward, transit or incoming envelopes in an album, a number being earliest, latest or only recorded dates, some strikes also on adhesives, incl. Abah, Abala, Abam, Abaragba, Abatete, Aboh, Aboh Isala, Abudu, Adadia, Adonta, Adun, Afagha Ikotebak, Afugiri, Aghoro, Aguoubu - Owa, Aiyegunle, Akparabong, Amichi, Eberi, Egede, Ejemekweru, Ekparakwa, Ekpeshi, Ekpon, Emu, Emu Uno, Engenni, Etehentem, Ezinifite, Ibaa, Ibie Iyereku, Idama Abam, Idoro, Igbo Ukwu, Ikhin, Ikot Omin, Inyi, Isho, Issele Asagba, Iyaro Town, Kakwagom, Mbube, Mgbaka, Nando, Nneato, Nsugbe, Obampka, Obollo, Odoro Ikpe, Oguta, Okoro Ete, Owa AleroOzara, South Umuchieze, Ubulu Uno, Ukana, Ukpor, Ukunzu, Umana Obelagu, Umuasele, Umuoro, Usumutong, Ute Ogbeje, Uwessan, Weppa Aviodo, registered covers, etc. (141 items)
1620 £750
Nigeria: Cancellations and Covers: An award-winning K.G.V to K.G.VI exhibition collection of covers and cards well written up on leaves, incl. Airmails, surface mail rates to Empire and U.P.U. destinations, Town and Postal Agencies, short paid mail, censored and registered mail, etc. (157 items)
1622 £190
Nigeria: Cancellations and Covers: A Q.E.II accumulation of covers in two file boxes, incl. all bearing 1953-58 values, range of cancellations, duplication, etc. (100s)
1626 £75
North Borneo: 1922 Malay-Borneo Exhibition 1c., overprinted in red, showing variety ''BORHEO'' mint with usual climatic toning. S.G. 253a, cat. 325. Photo.
1631 £400
Nyasaland: 1891-95 ''B.C.A.'' thin letters 1d. (2), 2d., 4d., 6d. (2), 8d., 1s., 2s.6d. (2), 3s.. 4s., 5s., 10s., thick letters 1d., 2d., 4d., 6d. (2), 8d., 1s., 2s., 2s.6d. and 3s., used, mainly good to fine. S.G. 1-13, cat. 992. Photo.
1632 £170
Nyasaland: 1892-93 3s. on 4s. and 4s. on 5s., fine used. S.G. 18, 19, cat. 440. Photo.
1633 £200
Nyasaland: 1895 no watermark 1d. to 5s., mint, 2s. 6d. has stained perf., mainly good to fine. S.G. 21-28, cat. 800. Photo.
1634 £450
Nyasaland: 1895 no watermark 1d. to 1 set with the 2d., 3s. in pairs, also 2d. unauthorised bisect on piece tied by ''861'' of Fort Lister. mainly good to fine. S.G. 21-29, cat. 1,062+. Photo.
1635 £110
Nyasaland: 1897 (Aug. 4) Great Britain 21/2d. stationery envelope from London, addressed to ''Mitsidi, Blantyre Province, Nyasaland'', on reverse has Chinde c.d.s., fine. Photo.
1636 £380
Nyasaland: 1897-1900 1d. to 1 with extra 2d. and 4d., mint, mainly good to fine. S.G. 43-51, cat. 900+. Photo.
1637 £200
Nyasaland: 1897-1900 4s. imperf. plate proof in black and carmine on watermarked paper, with gum some creasing, otherwise . S.G. 50P. Photo.
1638 £800
Nyasaland: 1898 (Mar. 11) Cheque Stamp 1d. setting I, with ''J.T.G.'' initials on reverse, fine used on 1898 (Mar. 16) local envelope at Zomba, scarce. S.G. 54. Photo.
1639 £460
Nyasaland: 1898 (Mar. 11) Cheque Stamp 1d. setting II, a used selection, incl. two pairs, varied condition. S.G. 55b, 56. (18)
1640 £200
Nyasaland: 1898 (March 11th.) Cheque Stamp 1d. setting II, vermilion and pale ultramarine on 1898 (May 16th) entire from Blantyre to Mandala, tied by ''BLANTYRE'' c.d.s. S.G. 55b. Photo.
1641 £75
Nyasaland: 1898 (June) Cheque stamp setting II, perf. 12 1d. eleven used examples, one without control at back, fair to fine. S.G. 57, 57a.
1642 £130
Nyasaland: 1901 1d. dull purple and carmine-rose block of eight and pair, used on 1901 (Sept. 27) envelope, registered to Holland, cancelled by Zomba c.d.s., oval ''REGISTERED/BCA/LETTER'' and London registered hooded circle datestamp in violet. Photo.
1643 £350
Nyasaland: 1903-04 1d. to 1 set, mainly good to fine mint. S.G. 59-66, cat 750. Photo.
1644 £250
Nyasaland: 1908-11 1/2d. to 1, mainly good to fine mint, the 1 has rubbed surface. S.G. 72-81, cat 750. Photo.
1645 £260
Nyasaland: 1913-19 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 1/2d. to 1 set with extra 1/2d. (2), 1d. (3), 2d., 21/2d. (2), 3d. (2), 4d. (2), 6d. (2), 1s. (2, also pair with inverted watermark), 2s.6d. (2), 4s. and 10s., mainly fine mint. S.G. 83-98. Photo.
1646 £260
Nyasaland: 1953-54 1/2d. to 20s. set (less 2d., 41/2d., 2s.) in plate blocks of four, also 1963 set in plate blocks of four to 5s., others in eight, also some others, mainly unmounted mint. (364)
1647 £2400
Nyasaland: A mint and used collection in two albums, incl. 1891-95 to 10s. mint, 1892-93 3s. on 4s. mint (toned), 1895 no watermark to 5s. used, 1896 to 5s. mint and used, 1897 to 1 used, 1903-04 to 1 used, 1908-11 to 10s. used, 1913-19 to 1 used with extra shades, 1921-33 set mint and used to 10s. (2), 1937 Coronation set perfined ''SPECIMEN'', 1938-44 set mint with extra 10s. bluish green and brown red on pale green, used to 1, Malawi virtually complete to 1978, etc. (100s)
1649 £130
Pakistan: 1991 American Express 7r. variety magenta omitted, in a complete unmounted mint pane of twelve, fine with normal for comparison. S.G. 858var, EC PK1716MCa cat. 800 as pane. Photo.
1650 £210
Pakistan: Officials: 1948-54 3a. green, in a complete unmounted mint sheet (5 x 16), scarce multiple. S.G. 020, cat. 2,080 as singles.
1651 £680
Palestine: A collection of covers mainly written up on leaves incl. censored, airmails, postal stationery, registered, range of frankings, 1940 (Jan. 4) incoming censored airmail cover from New Zealand, front with boxed ''TO PAY/72/MILS'' with 2m., 20m. and 50m. postage dues applied, etc., also a collection of Israel forerunner covers and stamps. (approx. 105 items)
1652 £380
Papua: Officials: A mint and used collection on leaves incl. 1908-10 various perf. 11 and perf. 121/2 values mint and used, 1910-11 2s.6d. mint and used (2), 1930 3d., 4d., 2s.6d. mint, 6d. with ''POSTACE'' variety mint, 2d., 2s.6d. used, 1931-32 overprinted to 2s.6d. (2) mint, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (74)
1653 £75
Papua New Guinea: 1994 surcharged set, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 730-740.
1654 £200
Papua New Guinea: 1994 surcharged 50t. on 35t., with variety surcharge inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 736a, EC PN1472SVa. Photo.
1656 £3200
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 1/2d. unmounted mint plate block of nine from the lower right corner of the sheet, showing variety blue omitted, fine and unique. S.G. 36a, cat. 5,400+, EC PT72MCa. Photo.
1657 £920
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 1/2d. unmounted mint horizontal strip of three from the left of the sheet, one showing variety blue omitted, fine. S.G. 36a, cat. 600+, EC PT72MCa. Photo.
1658 £200
Pitcairn Islands: 1978 Coronation $1.20 miniature sheet unmounted mint with silver (inscription and frame) printed double, fine and rare with normal for comparison. S.G. MS189 var, EC PT378MIa circa 8 mint. Photo.
1661 £240
Portugal: A collection in an album with a selection of early issues used, mint from 1920s to 1954 incl. 1927 and 1928 second and third Independence sets, 1941 Portuguese Legion, 1946 Castles, 1947 Costumes, 1952 NATO pair, range of Colonies mainly used, also Spain from imperfs. mainly used, Colonies mint and used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1662 £2500
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads, a mainly mint collection of shades, incl. perf. 14 5d. purple-brown and ochre, 10d. and 1s. with gash in ear, 7s.6d. bright carmine and blue, 10s. blue-green and orange, 1 crimson and blue-black, perf. 15 1d. (3), 2d., 1 lake-brown and (pale) slate-black (regummed), etc., very mixed condition. (103)
1663 £230
Rhodesia: 1966 1d. to 1 set in plate blocks of four, 1967-68 Dual Currency set in plate blocks of four with extra 3d./21/2c. and 1s./10c., also Southern Rhodesia 1964 1/2d. to 1 set in plate blocks of four, fine unmounted mint.
1665 £150
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: 1925-29 1/2d. to 20s. set (less 10d), mainly good to fine used. S.G. 1-8, 10-17. Photo.
1666 £110
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: 1938-52 11/2d. carmine-red, with the ''Tick Bird'' variety, two used examples, one with large tear, other with corner crease, also normal for comparison. S.G. 29b. Photo.
1667 £180
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: 1953 1/2d. to 20s. set in unmounted mint blocks of four, most (except 1s. and 10s.) are corner plate blocks, mounted in margins, fine. S.G. 61-74, cat. 240+. Photo.
1668 £120
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: 1963 1d. light blue, variety value omitted in unmounted mint plate block of four and plate strip of three, fine. S.G. 76a, EC NR152MCa. Photo.
1669 £480
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: 1963 3d. yellow with variety orange (eagle) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 78d, cat. 1,200, EC NR156MCc. Photo.
1670 £21000
Rhodesia & Nyasaland: 1959-62 3d. Rhodes' Grave in an unmounted mint horizontal pair, the black (centre) completely omitted from left-hand stamp and almost completely omitted from the right-hand due to paper fold, slight surface marks, also and adjoining pair (separated) showing partial omission. A great rarity, three examples only being known. S.G. 22a, cat. 18,000+, EC RH44MCA. Photo.
1671 £1100
Rumania: An extensive collection in two large albums, issues from 1858 to 1972, early issues mint and used with fakes and forgeries, later issues largely mint with many unmounted, fair to fine.
1672 £140
Rumania: A selection on leaves with imperfs. unused or mint with 1866-67 2b. (4), 5b., 20b. types A and B, 1868-70 2b., 3b., 4b., 18b., and 1869 10b. to 50b., 1903 Post Office sets unused or mint (less Postal Coach 50b.), and 1926 King Ferdinand's 60th Birthday set mint with 6l. and 10l. colour errors, also 10l. and 50l. essays on wavy line watermarked paper with gum, varied condition. (44)
1675 £190
Saint Helena: 1922-37 wmk. Mult. Crown CA 4d. to 1, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12), fine with gum. S.G. 92s-96s, cat. 550. Photo.
1677 £1650
Saint Helena: 1961 Tristan Relief 21/2c. + 3d. to 10c. + 1s. set fine used on special charity postcard and cancelled ''OC 12/61'' first day datestamps. S.G. 172-175, cat 2,500+. Photo.
1678 £170
Saint Helena: 1961-65 1 on chalk surfaced paper and 1968 1/2d. to 1 set, all in unmounted mint cylinder blocks of four. S.G. 189a, 226-240.
1679 £150
Saint Helena: 1968 (Nov. 4) 1/2d. showing variety black printing double, fine unmounted mint from the left of the sheet. S.G. 226 var. Photo.
1680 £260
Saint Helena: 1864 to 1959 range on stockcards with a selection of Q.V. surcharges incl. 1864-80 perf 121/2 type B words 18mm long 4d. used, 1890-97 to 10d. mint, 1903 to 2s. mint, 1934 Centenary set mint, 1953-59 to 10s. unmounted mint, etc., varied condition. (74)
1681 £260
Saint Helena: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II duplicated mint and used collection on leaves incl. 1864 -80 values to 5s. mint, 1884-94 to 1s. with wmk. varieties, 1890-97 to 10d. mint, 1903 to 1s. mint and used, 1961-65 to 1 mint and used, a few covers, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1683 £350
Saint Kitts-Nevis: Nevis: 1876-78 4d. orange yellow used on 1880 (Sept. 25) to England, cancelled by unclear ''A 12'' with ''NEVIS'' c.d.s. at left, some toning, otherwise fine. Photo.
1687 £190
Saint Kitts-Nevis: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. with variety kite and horizontal log, fine mint. S.G. 64l, cat. 350. Photo.
1688 £80
Saint Lucia: 1864-76 (1d.) intense black imperforate proof pair, watermark Crown CC (reversed) with large part original gum, a little light creasing otherwise fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (1978). Photo.
1689 £120
Saint Lucia: 1891-98 Watermark Crown CA, Die II 5s. and 10s. each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and both showing broken ''M'' in ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. 51s, 52s. Photo.
1690 £150
Saint Lucia: 1891-92 Surcharges: ''ONE/PENNY'' on 4d. brown in a part pane of 57, with four vertical settings of ten showing type II (row 2) and type III (row 9), some faults and separations. S.G. 55, c, d.
1692 £190
Saint Lucia: 1949-50 12c. perf. 141/2 x 14 and 6c. orange, both affixed to archive piece, both diagonally perforated ''CANCELLED'', most unusual. Photo.
1694 £220
Saint Vincent: 1862 (Sept.) 6d. deep green pair used on 1865 (Dec. 22) entire letter to London, tied by ''A 10'' cancellations, front with red crayon ''11'' and London Paid datestamp, vertical filing fold affecting right hand stamp and the left hand stamp with the Queen's face inked in otherwise fine. S.G. 4. Photo.
1697 £170
Saint Vincent: 1875-78 perf. 11 to 121/2 4d. deep blue, unused, large part original gum, fine and scarce. S.G. 25, cat. 550. Photo.
1698 £350
Saint Vincent: 1885-93 4d. red-brown fine mint. S.G. 50, cat. 950. Photo.
1699 £320
Saint Vincent: 1904-11 2s. and 5s. fine used on separate 1914 (Aug. 5) envelopes, registered to Czechoslovakia, cancelled by G.P.O. St. Vincent c.d.s.'s. Photo.
1700 £260
Saint Vincent: 1915 1d. on 1s. black on green, with variety ''PENNY'' and bar double, fine mint from the lower left corner of the sheet. S.G. 121c, cat 650. Photo.
1701 £2200
Saint Vincent: 1938-47 10s. violet and brown variety watermark inverted, with margin at foot showing part imprint, fine c.t.o. used with Kingstown 1947 (Jan. 15th) c.d.s., the second day of issue, rare. S.G. 158aw, cat. 2,750. Photo.
1702 £70
Saint Vincent: 1972 Royal Silver Wedding $1 with watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint lower left corner marginal. S.G. 353w, EC SV706WEa. Photo.
1703 £130
Samoa: 1914-15 1/2d. to 1s. set of six, used on large 1916 (Feb. 15) censored envelope, registered to Peru, all cancelled by Apia c.d.s.'s, unusual destination. Photo.
1705 £75
Sarawak: 1932 (June 9) envelope to London, bearing 1932 8c. orange, tied by ''MIRI'' c.d.s., also 1940 (Apr. 12) envelope to U.S.A., bearing 1934-41 2c. and 5c. (2), tied by ''KUCHING'' c.d.s.'s, with boxed ''PASSED BY/CENSOR'' in violet, and patriotic label, with original letter.
1707 £380
Seychelles: 1895 (Jan. 12) envelope to Germany, bearing 1890-92 Die II 2c. (2) and 1893 3c. strip of six and two singles, cancelled Seychelles c.d.s.'s, octagonal ''LIGNE/PAQ. FR. No. 3'' datestamp, on reverse has oval German T.P.O. datestamp and registration etiquette. Photo.
1712 £350
Seychelles: A mainly mint collection in a ringbinder with 1890-92, 1893 (including 12c. on 16c. surcharge inverted officially defaced with red ink line), 1897-1900 sets, 1903 values to 2r.25, 1917-22, 1921-32, 1938-49, 1952 and 1954-61 sets, B.I.O.T etc., fair to fine.
1713 £120
Sierra Leone: 1872-73 Watermark CC sideways imperforate plate proof of the 4d. in issued colour, fine and fresh. S.G. 8P. Photo.
1714 £120
Sierra Leone: 1872-73 Watermark CC sideways imperforate plate proof of the 1s. in issued colour, fine and fresh. S.G. 10P. Photo.
1715 £250
Sierra Leone: 1897 ''POSTAGE AND REVENUE'' 1d. five singles, fine used on 1897 (Apr. 24) envelope used locally, cancelled by Freetown c.d.s.'s, fine. Photo.
1716 £480
Sierra Leone: 1897 21/2d. on 1s. dull lilac type 13, fine mint, rare. S.G. 66b, cat 1,600. Photo.
1717 £300
Sierra Leone: 1963 Independence Anniversary 11s. on 1 unmounted mint, minute pencil initials on reverse, fine, scarce, B.P.A. certificate (1968). S.G. 269, cat. 600. Photo.
1718 £230
Sierra Leone: 1963 Second Anniversary of Independence 11s. on 1 black and orange unmounted mint, pencil note and dealer's mark on reverse otherwise fine and scarce, also a fine used example on large piece alongside the other air stamps (less 11s. on 10s.). S.G. 269, cat. 800. Photo.
1719 £580
Sierra Leone: 1963 Second Anniversary of Independence 11s. on 1 black and orange showing the 171/2mm. narrow setting of the third line of the overprint, light pencil notes and a few lightly toned perfs. on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce, just five stamps per sheet overprinted with the narrow setting. R.P.S. certificate (1971). S.G. 269 var. Photo.
1720 £45
Sierra Leone: 1964-66 Decimal Currency, second issue, self-adhesive surcharged 4c. on 1d. in error, fine, with normal 4c. on 3d. S.G. 330a, cat. 140, EC SN660SVa.
1722 £650
Sierra Leone: 1965 Margai and Churchill Commemoration 20c. on 1s.3d., in an unmounted mint block of six from the left of the sheet, top horizontal row showing misplaced overprint and lower horizontal row showing variety ''20c'' omitted, fine unmounted mint and rare. S.G. 369b, cat. 1,275, EC SN742 6 to 12 mint examples recorded. Photo.
1723 £220
Sierra Leone: 1965 Margai and Churchill Commemoration 20c. on 1s.3d. with variety ''20c'' double, one inverted with normal for comparison, 7c. on 2d. variety ''AIRMAIL'' and ''7c'' omitted with normal for comparison, 7c. on 2d. variety ''AIRMAIL'' and ''7c'' double, one inverted, 15c. on 1/2d. with variety portrait double, one inverted with normal for comparison, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 369c, 372a, b, 373b, cat. 540.
1725 £120
Singapore: 1896 to 1928, a selection of postcards, incl. Singapore to Hong Kong Sorting Tender (2), perfins, Straits stamps used in Penang (2), etc. (19 items)
1728 £160
Singapore: A mint and used collection in an album incl. 1948-52 perf. 14 to $5, perf. 171/2 x 18 set mint, 1955-59 set with extra $5 mint (both $5 unmounted), etc. (few 100s)
1729 £350
Somaliland: 1953-58 5c. to 10s. set in unmounted mint corner plate blocks of four, fine. S.G. 137-148, cat. 400+. Photo.
1730 £350
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1855-63 1s. deep dark green, unused pair, small part original gum, small to large margins, fine. S.G. 8a. Photo.
1731 £12000
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 De La Rue 1d. deep carmine red on watermark Crown CC (sideways), unused with some patches of gum. This was a trial printing, extremely rare and one of the finest examples known. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 22, cat. 24,000. Photo.
1732 £300
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A selection of seventeen covers, nine cards and three stamps, incl. scarcer cancellations with Biesjespoort, Cape Town Exhibition, Coerney, Gardens (Cape Town), Klip Spruit Nek, Stal Street (Cape Town), etc.
1733 £60
South Africa: Natal: Officials: 1904 1/2d. to 1s. set mint, 1/2d. with crease and 2d. with tone spot on reverse otherwise fine. S.G. O1-O6, cat. 250.
1735 £75
South Africa: South African War 1899-1902: A collection of Great Britain used in South Africa, incl. a good range of A.P.O's and F.P.O's, values to 1s. green and carmine (5), many on pieces, etc., varied condition. (194 items)
1739 £420
South Africa: Mafeking Siege Issues: A used selection, incl. 1900 overprinted on British Bechuanaland 2s. on 1s., 1d. Goodyear on piece, etc., varied condition. (14)
1740 £520
South Africa: 1913-24 a mint and used accumulation in two stockbooks, incl. shades, blocks, inverted watermarks, coil stamps, etc., varied condition. (100s)
1742 £1050
South Africa: 1974 Broadcasting Anniversary 4c. variety black (inscription, country name and face value) omitted, tiny almost imperceptible mark on gum otherwise fine unmounted mint with margin at foot, rare, with normal for comparison. P.F.S.A. certificate (1980). SACC 356a, cat. R12,000, EC SA690MCa - 10 known, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1744 £600
South Africa: 1997-2000 Endangered Fauna 10r. Bateleur sheet of ten (2 x 5) variety partly perforated, results in three pairs completely imperf. and the remaining two at top and bottom partly imperf., fine unmounted mint, very scarce, with part sheet (different printing) for comparison. S.G. 1026var, EC SA2052IMa, SACC cat. R20,000. Photo.
1747 £900
South Africa: A mint and used accumulation in two stockbooks, incl. 1927-30 10s. pair used, 1933-48 10s. pair used (19), many plate blocks, also South West Africa with 1931 10s. pair used (3), 20s. pair used (3), etc. (100s)
1751 £150
South West Africa: 1923-25 Setting I 2d. dull purple, a mint pair with variety overprint inverted, a few separated perfs otherwise fine. S.G. 3a, cat. 650. Photo.
1752 £170
South West Africa: 1923-25 Setting VI 1s., 10s. and 1 pairs, all handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. 35s, 39s, 40s, cat. 500. Photo.
1753 £320
South West Africa: 1973-79 Succulents 1c., 5c. and 10c. all with variety black (face value, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 241a, 245a, 249a, cat. 665, EC SW482, 490, 498MCa. Photo.
1754 £290
South West Africa: 1977 Namib Desert 4c. showing cyan and yellow omitted, very fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 297 var, EC SW594MCa, S.A.C.C. 306a. Photo.
1755 £500
South West Africa: A mainly mint accumulation from 1973 to 1986, much duplication, incl. 1973-79 Succulents 20c. (415), 25c. (425), 1980-89 Wildlife to 2r. (100), 1985 1r.20 booklets (162), many blocks and sheets, etc. (1,000's)
1756 £480
South West Africa: An unmounted mint accumulation from 1963 to 1987, incl. 1972 SPLA 5c. (116), 19763 Scenery set (125), 1974 Rare Birds set (4), 1975 Birds set (36), 1979 Water Birds (286), 1979 Gemstones set (256), 1980 Whales set (240), 1985 Ostriches set (140), 1987 Insects set (84), many sheets and plate blocks, etc. (1,000s)
1757 £1000
Spain: A mainly mint collection from 1936 to 1958 in a Lindner album, incl. 1937-50 to 10p. (2), 1938 Army and Navy imperforate miniature sheet, 1938 Uprising set, 1939-40 to 10p., 1940-46 El Pilar postage and air sets, 1947 Air 25p. and 50p., 1950 Visit 10c. on 50c. and 10c. on 1p. in blocks of four, 10c. on 25c., 1953 25p. greenish black, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1758 £200
Spanish Colonies: A range of covers from late 1940's to early 1950's , mainly f.d.c.'s with sets and high values, various territories, mainly fine. (22 items)
1761 £320
Sudan: A mint and used collection in album and stockbook, incl. 1935 Gordon set used, 1941 Palm set used, 1948 1m. to 50p. in mint blocks of four, Officials, etc. Ex Barnes. (few 100s)
1762 £320
Sudan: An accumulation from 1897, mostly used incl. an extensive selection of cancellations incl. rettas, maritime, thirteen covers or postal stationery, etc., mainly fine. (approx. 400, 13 covers)
1763 £920
Sudan: Cancellations and Covers: A selection of Egyptian stamps used in Sudan on leaves, incl. 1879 5p. deep brown with watermark inverted, block of four cancelled by centrally struck ''POSTE EGIZIANE BARBAR'' c.d.s. with B.P.A. Certificate (1957), Maassawa, Suakim with 1881-1902 5pi. slate block of four with ''SAWAKIN'' c.d.s. with B.P.A. Certificate (1963), Wadi-Halfa with 1879 1pi. used on piece with ''WADI-HALFA'' c.d.s. with B.P.A. certificate, etc. (87)
1764 £220
Sudan: Cancellations and Covers: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and a few stamps on leaves, incl. 1901 4m. on 5m. stationery card used from Suakim to London, Akbara, Wad Medani, censored mail, T.P.O's, airmails, etc. Ex Barnes. (99 items)
1765 £110
Sudan: Cancellations and Covers: 1907 p.p.c. bearing 2m. (2), cancelled by rare type D2 ''HILLET ABBAS'' c.d.s. addressed to India (redirected) with Ambala transit and Simla arrival datestamps alongside, minor card corner faults, also Umm Keddada Type D2 ''6 JAN 30'' and ''21 MAY 30'' fine strikes on 5m. stationery envelope with added 5m. and 21/2pi. registered envelope, both to Huddersfield, 1921 5m. stationery envelope with added 5m. to Huddersfield, cancelled by ''GETEINA'' type D2 c.d.s.
1766 £75
Sudan: Cancellations and Covers: Khartoum: 1914 to 1961, a selection of covers cards, pieces and a few stamps on leaves, incl. airmails, registered mail, postal stationery, 1948 set used on f.d.c., etc. Ex Barnes. (49 items)
1767 £150
Sudan: Cancellations and Covers: Port Sudan: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and a few stamps on leaves, incl. airmails, registered mail, Paquebots, censored mail, p.p.c's, Port Sudan Quays, range of cancellations, etc. Ex Barnes. (approx. 200 items)
1768 £60
Sudan: Cancellations and Covers: Sinkat: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and a few stamps on leaves, incl. registered mail, airmails, postal stationery, also ''Postal Cancellations of the Sudan/Sinkat'' by Barnes, etc. Ex Barnes. (20 items)
1769 £200
Swaziland: 1892 overprinted in carmine 1/2d. grey, with variety overprint inverted, fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. 10a, cat 500. Photo.
1770 £90
Swaziland: 1962-66 1/2c. and 1c. variety watermark inverted, both in complete sheets of 50 (10 x 5), also 1968 Independence 121/2c. wmk. inverted in a complete sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 90w, 91w, 152w, cat. 887.50.
1771 £160
Swaziland: 1968 Independence 3c. and 41/2c. variety imperforate in unmounted mint vertical pairs. S.G. 137a, 138a, cat. 280, EC SZ274, 276IMa. Photo.
1772 £150
Swaziland: 1968 ''INDEPENDENCE'' 1/2c., variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint from the top of the sheet. S.G. 142a, cat. 375, EC SZ284MCa. Photo.
1773 £210
Swaziland: 1968 ''INDEPENDENCE'' 1/2c., variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 142a, cat. 375, EC SZ284MCa. Photo.
1774 £380
Swaziland: A Q.E.II selection, comprising 1956 10s. in a plate block of four, 1961 surcharged 1c. on 1d., 2c. on 2d., 21/2c. on 2d., 21/2c. on 3d. type I and II, 31/2c. on 2d., 4c. on 4d. type I and II, 5c. on 6d. type I and II, 50c. on 5s. type I, R1 on 1 type I and II, all in plate blocks of eight, R1 on 1 type II (both) in plate pairs, 1961 1/2c. to 121/2c. (less 5c.), all in plate blocks of eight, all unmounted mint, mainly fine.
1775 £60
Sweden: A used selection with 1924 Congress to 1k., 1924 UPU to 2k., later issues to 1938, mainly fine.
1776 £400
Switzerland: 1951 LUNABA miniature sheet with carmine and yellow-brown omitted, possibly of proof status, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS 531a var. Photo.
1777 £400
Switzerland: A collection in an album, incl. 1945 War Relief Fund miniature sheet used, International Labour Office 1923-44 to 10f. used, 1955 Lausanne miniature sheet used, etc. (100s)
1780 £290
Switzerland: A selection of miniature sheets comprising 1936 Pro Patria mint (4) and used (2), 1937 Pro Juventute mint (2) and used, 1938 Aarau mint (3) and used, 1941 Pro Juventute, 1943 Stamp Centenary, 1943 Philatelic Exhibition (2), 1945 War Relief, 1945 Stamp Centenary (3), 1948 IMABA (2), 1951 LUNABA (3), 1955 Philatelic Exhibition, 1959 NABAG (5), 1960 Pro Patria (9) all mint, 1962 Pro Juventute mint (3) and used on cover (2), 1963 Red Cross mint (2) and used on cover and 1965 NABRA (2) mint, a few toned, some minor creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 4,000+.
1785 £1300
Tanganyika: 1961-64 15c. in a horizontal block of twenty (10 x 2) from the foot of the sheet with plate numbers, left vertical pair variety blue omitted (with a very slight trace at bottom right as usual), second stamps showing partial omission, fine unmounted mint and unique. S.G. 110a, cat. 1,400+. EC TA220MCa - 10 known, Photo.
1788 £210
Trinidad: 1863-80 perf. 121/2 4d. pair, used on 1867 envelope (flap missing) to France, cancelled by ''1'' in barred oval, has red Crown circular ''PAID/AT TRINIDAD'' , London and French transit marks. Photo.
1790 £160
Trinidad: 1879-82 CC 1/2d. lilac with watermark reversed, in a top marginal block of sixty, fine mint. S.G. 98x, cat. 840+.
1792 £130
Trinidad and Tobago: Tobago:: G.B. used in Tobago: 1856 6d. lilac used on piece cancelled by ''A 14'' in barred oval, London paid c.d.s. in red alongside, with Tobago double arc datestamp, traces of staining, otherwise fine. S.G. Z3. Photo.
1793 £300
Trinidad and Tobago: Tobago: 1891-92 21/2d. on 4d. grey pair and single, fine used on 1891 (Nov. 18) envelope, registered to Germany, cancelled by Tobago c.d.s.'s. oval framed ''R'' struck twice, red oval London transit mark, attractive item. Photo.
1794 £300
Trinidad and Tobago: 1969-72 1c. horizontal plate strip of three, two showing Queen's Head omitted, also 25c. with silver omitted from the foot of the sheet with normal for comparison, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 339,a, 348ab, cat. 360. Photo.
1795 £150
Tristan da Cunha: 1930(c.) undated cover to Surrey bearing Falkland Is. 1918-20 War Stamp 1d. tied by type VI cachet in violet and by straight-line ''Tristan da Cunha'' in black, fine. Photo.
1796 £160
Tristan da Cunha: 1960 and 1961 Marine Life sets, all in corner plate pairs. fine. S.G. 28-54, cat. 290+.
1797 £230
Tristan da Cunha: 1975 Inaccessible Island 10p. complete sheet of four se-tenant strips. variety watermark Crown to right of CA, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 315aw, cat. 720+. Photo.
1798 £180
Tristan da Cunha: 1986 Queen's Birthday 25p. variety silver (cypher and logo) omitted, fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet, with normal for comparison . S.G. 408a, cat. 325, EC TS816MCa, circa 100 mint. Photo.
1799 £110
Tristan da Cunha: 1986 60th. Birthday 25p. variety silver (cypher and logo) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparision. S.G. 442a, cat. 325, EC TS816MCa. Photo.
1800 £500
Tristan da Cunha: 1988 Royal Ruby Wedding 65p. variety overprint inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 442a, unpriced, EC TS884OVa, cat. 750. Photo.
1801 £75
Tristan da Cunha: A Q.E.II selection of watermark varieties, incl. 1963 Resettlement 5s. inverted, 1966 U.N.E.S.C.O. 10d. Crown to right of CA, 1978 Paintings 20p. with Crown to right of CA, etc., fine unmounted mint. (9)
1802 £260
Tristan da Cunha: A collection in three albums, mainly mint incl. 1952 to 10s., 1954 to 10s., 1961 to 1r., later definitives, commemoratives and miniature sheets to 2007 with some watermark varieties, etc., some duplication, varied condition, mostly unmounted. (100s)
1803 £110
Turkey: 1923-26 perf. 12 10pi. blue in a mint block of sixteen from the foot of the sheet (4 x 4), ten are unmounted, a few gum wrinkles, otherwise a fine and scarce multiple. S.G. 1012a.
1806 £450
United States of America: 1930 Graf Zeppelin 65c., $1.30 and $2.60 fine mint. S.G. A687-89, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1809 £5500
United States of America: A collection in thirteen albums, two sheet files and loose in two cartons incl. 1847-50 10c. used, 1851-57 12c. used, 1857-61 12c. used (3, incl. a pair), 24c. used (2), 30c. mint, 1861-62 5c. (2) used, 10c. unused, 1869 15c., 24c. used, 1887-88 5c. mint, 1893 Columbus values to 15c., 30c. mint, $2 used, 1895 50c. pair mint, 1895-97 Newspaper set to $100 mint (some thinned), 1898 Omaha to 10c. mint, 50c. unused, later mint incl. 1901 Buffalo Exposition, 1904 St. Louis Exposition, 1918 Air set, 1922-32 to $5 with a good range of shades, 1923 Air set, 1929 Kansas and Nebraska sets, 1933 Air 50c. (3), other 1930s issues in blocks and sheets, later to 2001(c.) incl. a quantity of plate number blocks, coils, booklets, miniature sheets, f.d.c.'s, etc., varied condition. (1,000s)
1811 £240
Vatican City: 1929 to 1955 mint collection on leaves incl. 1938 Archaeological Congress, 1948 Air 250l. and 500l., 1949 Air U.P.U., 1951 Chalcedon, 1951 Air Gratian 300l. and 500l., 1953 Air 1,000l. blue and deep blue, etc., mainly fine. (195)
1813 £150
Zambia: 1964 2s. variety black (hair and face detail) omitted, fine unmounted mint, a recently discovered error. S.G. 103var, EC NR206MCa - 60 known, cat. 225. Photo.
1814 £4000
Zanzibar: Postage Dues: 1926-30 12c. black on orange, an unused (used) example with unusual, possibly unrecorded variety of ''I'' from ''Insufficiently'' omitted, has tear at lower left, soiled, but nevertheless an extremely rare item. S.G. D6 var. Photo.