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The John Rose Collection of Gambia

Sale number: 64

Monday 23rd May 2011

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1 £75
Gambia: 1827 Free Front showing signature of the Earl of Bathurst on reverse, after whom the town of Bathurst was named in 1816 (at that time the Earl was Colonial Secretary). Also a piece (71 x 68mm.) showing embossed official seal of Gambia from the King George V period, a few faint tones. (2 items)
2 £780
Gambia: 1840 (Jan. 13) entire letter written from Richard Pine at Bathurst St. Marys, addressed to his cousin in London and referring to the outbreak of fever and death of the Governor, showing step-type DEAL/SHIP LETTER, and on reverse red London receiving mark of Feb. 12. Complete transcript enclosed. Photo.
3 £600
Gambia: 1840 (Mar. 15) entire letter written from Richard Pine at Bathurst St. Marys, addressed to his cousin in London and with contents relating mostly to business matter but mentioning the appointment of a new Governor and his failure to secure the post due to his letter arriving late. Manuscript 8 rate mark, and showing part boxed SHIP LETTER/PORTSMOUTH and London receiving mark of May 7, both in red, on reverse. Complete transcript enclosed. Photo.
4 £620
Gambia: 1840 (Aug. 27) rare early incoming mail from Salisbury addressed to Captn. N.J. Huntley, Lieut. Governor, Bathurst River Gambia, with 1.4 rate mark, Salisbury despatch c.d.s., two strikes of the London tombstone and unframed oval PAID SHIP LETTER/LONDON, all in red. Photo.
5 | £1000
Gambia: 1843-55, the Robson Correspondence, The collection of letters only incl. 1852 (July 22) commenting In a few months we should have a constant communications to England by a new line of Steamers for the Coast, also other letters with messages of condolences, arrangements for the funeral, etc. A most interesting historical collection.
6 £650
Gambia: The Robson Correspondence, 1843 (July 1) entire letter from Bathurst to Cornwall, endorsed by the Volcano steamer, manuscript 8 rate mark, and with London SHIP LETTER on reverse. The letter refers to the uncomfortable journey, the cost of furniture, rent, servants, etc. Photo.
7 £800
Gambia: The Robson Correspondence: 1844 (Jan. 8) entire from Customs Gambia to Cornwall, showing manuscript 8 and straight line SHIP LETTER in red. The letter describes the flora and fauna, other ships, and a dull Christmas with everyone sick and several dead. Photo.
8 £750
Gambia: The Robson Correspondence: 1845 (Jan. 20) entire to Cornwall, endorsed P Sea Witch and with manuscript 8 rate mark. The letter refers to the appointment of Harbour Master and news that he will be appointed Quarantine Master. Photo.
9 £780
Gambia: The Robson Correspondence: 1845 (Aug. 23) entire from Bathurst River to Cornwall, endorsed p. Cony with 8 rate mark, also two line PORTSMOUTH/SHIP-LETTER. The letter refers to his duties as Quarantine Officer and the necessity of being strict in the execution of his duty with vessels coming from Sierra Leone and the Leeward Coast. Photo.
10 £800
Gambia: The Robson Correspondence: 1846 (Oct. 30) entire from St. Marys to Cornwall, endorsed p. Clipper and with 8 rate mark. The letter refers to his severe attacks of fever and the lack of vessels calling. Photo.
12 £520
Gambia: The Robson Correspondence: 1853 (Dec. 23) envelope to Cornwall, endorsed per M. S. Forerunner and manuscript 1/- rate mark, boxed PACKET LETTER, backstamped by London transit marking. Photo.
13 £720
Gambia: The Robson Correspondence: 1854 (June 24) envelope with enclosed letter, endorsed Per Mail Steamer Waterwitch. Interesting note on the flap states that the sender had received a letter from his sister dated October 1852, delayed as it was mis-sent to Bathurst New South Wales and making the suggestion that Bathurst be left out of the address in favour of River Gambia, West Africa. This was the last letter written by H. Robson before his death by yellow fever on June 24 1854. Photo
14 £150
Gambia: 1858 (May 13) Bill of Exchange from Bathurst to France for 1,434 Francs, with 9d. Foreign Bill stamp affixed, rare and unusual. Photo.
15 £1000
Gambia: 1867 (July 7) envelope to Edinburgh, bearing a good strike of the scarce BATHURST/PAID/GAMBIA type 1 in red with another faint strike at lower left, manuscript 10 rate mark, and with Edinburgh and Prestonpans receiving marks on reverse, a few cover imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
18 £550
Gambia: 1869 (Sept. 15) envelope to Edinburgh, displaying a good strike of the A/GAMBIA type 3 c.d.s. in red, manuscript 5 rate mark, Paid Liverpool Packet datestamp, Murrayfield c.d.s., and with Edinburgh receiving mark on reverse, fine. Photo.
20 | £160
Gambia: Maps: 1732 (c.) two maps based on the journey of Capt. Jean Leach, mounted together in glazed frame. The buyer of this lot is responsible for the removal from our offices.
24 £750
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. brown, fresh mint horizontal pair, crisp embossing, most attractive. S.G. 1. B.P.A. certificate (2003). Photo.
25 £130
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. brown (deep shade), fine fresh mint example. good appearance. S.G. 1. Photo.
26 £380
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. brown, four unused examples with part original gum, full margins, good to fine. S.G. 1. Photo.
28 £380
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. brown, two used examples, one with minute thin spot, otherwise fine, both with red c.d.ss. S.G. 1. Photo.
29 £1400
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. pale brown, in a fresh mint block of four, crisp embossing, a most attractive multiple. S.G. 2. R.P.S. certificate (1973). Ex Sacher. Photo.
30 £400
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. pale brown, a fine mint example from the upper left corner of the sheet, good embossing, attractive. Ex Dale Lichtenstein. S.G. 2. Photo
31 £240
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. pale brown, a fresh mint example from the top of the sheet, showing misplaced embossing, superb appearance. S.G. 2 var. Photo.
33 £150
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. pale brown, two unused examples (one regummed), otherwise fine. S.G. 2. Photo.
35 £150
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. pale brown, two used horizontal pairs, all with red c.d.ss, one also pen cancelled, full margins, small imperfections. S.G. 2. Photo.
36 £150
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. pale brown, four used examples, fair to fine. S.G. 2. Photo.
37 £140
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. pale brown, two fine used examples with red c.d.ss. S.G. 2. Photo.
38 £100
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. pale brown, five used examples, poor to good. S.G. 2. Photo.
39 £150
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 4d. pale brown, used horizontal pair, small to large margins, each cancelled by red c.d.s., fine. Ex Welden. S.G. 2. Photo.
40 £550
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 6d. deep blue, overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D5), good margins with gum, rare. S.G. 3s. Photo.
41 £950
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 6d. deep blue, block of four from the top of the sheet, unused, large part original gum, fine and rare. S.G. 3. Photo.
44 £160
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 6d. deep blue (2) and blue (2), good to fine used. S.G. 3, a. Photo.
48 £150
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 6d. blue (shades), seven examples, poor to fine used. S.G. 3, a. Photo.
49 £220
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 6d. deep blue, used on a completely faked cover, an interesting item. Photo.
51 £580
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 6d. blue, a superb marginal horizontal pair, good embossing, some faint toning on gum, otherwise fresh appearance. R.P.S. certificate (1974). Ex Sacher. S.G. 3a. Photo.
57 £350
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 6d. blue in a very pale shade, fine used. R.P.S. certificate (1969) states pale blue, not the very pale shade. Photo.
58 £880
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, in a fine mint horizontal pair from the upper right corner of the sheet [4-5], very fresh appearance. Ex Whtfield, Bavington-Jones. S.G. 5. Photo.
59 £130
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, fine and fresh mint example. S.G. 5. Photo.
60 £120
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, a fresh mint example. S.G. 5. Photo.
61 £170
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, four unused (no gum) examples, very slightly different shades, fine. S.G. 5. Photo.
62 £180
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, four used examples, good to fine. S.G. 5. Photo.
64 £120
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, three used example with full margins, also another with faults. S.G. 5. Photo.
65 £140
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, two used marginal examples, fine used. S.G. 5. Photo.
67 £220
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, with watermark inverted, mint some black offset on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 5w, cat. 700. Photo.
69 £140
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown with watermark inverted, a used horizontal pair, one with two corner creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 5w. Photo.
70 £120
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, variety watermark inverted, two used examples, minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 5w. Photo.
71 £80
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, variety watermark inverted, used, slightly soiled, scissor cut in margin, otherwise fine. S.G. 5w, cat. 375. Photo.
72 £90
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, variety watermark inverted, used, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 5w, cat. 375. Photo.
73 £200
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown, variety watermark reversed, used, neatly cancelled, fine. S.G. 5x, cat. 375. Photo.
74 £1150
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. pale brown, a mint vertical strip of three from the right of the sheet, good appearance. S.G. 6. Ex Glover. Photo.
75 £780
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. pale brown, a fresh mint horizontal strip of three from the right of the sheet [8-10], very fine appearance. S.G. 6. Ex Sacher. R.P.S. certificate (1975). Photo.
76 £200
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. pale brown, a fresh mint example, showing pre-printing paper fold, unusual. S.G. 6. Photo.
77 £150
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. pale brown, a fresh mint example showing portion of marginal watermark. S.G. 6. Photo.
79 £480
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. pale brown, a fine used horizontal pair with lightly cancelled GAMBIA/PAID c.d.s. in red. Ex Weldhen and Dale Lichtenstein. S.G. 6. Photo.
80 £280
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 4d. pale brown, a block of four with small to large margins, pen cancelled in red. S.G. 6. Photo.
81 £1350
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 6d. deep blue, mint block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet, slight horizontal crease between stamps, fine appearance, a rare multiple. Ex Sacher, Dale Lichtenstein. S.G. 7. R.P.S. certificate (1974). Photo.
82 £750
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 6d. deep blue, mint horizontal pair from the upper right corner of the sheet [4-5], one shows clearly the sloping label and both with dot in bun, fine and attractive. S.G.7. Photo.
83 £180
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 6d. deep blue, two unused examples with part original gum, good to fine. S.G. 7. Photo.
90 £150
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 6d. blue, four used examples all showing portions of marginal watermark, poor to good. S.G. 8. Photo.
91 £110
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 6d. blue, used horizontal pair, [9-10], right stamp with scissor cut into design, showing portions of four adjoining stamps. Ex Sacher. S.G. 8. Photo.
92 £120
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 6d. blue, three used examples, good to fine. S.G. 8. Photo.
93 £120
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 6d. blue, three used examples, good to fine. S.G. 8. Photo.
95 £100
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 6d. blue, used example from the foot of the sheet, horizontal crease at foot, otherwise fine. S.G. 8. Photo.
96 £320
Gambia: 1874 Imperforate, Watermark Crown CC 6d. blue variety watermark inverted, five used examples, one pen cancelled, poor to good. S.G. 8w. Photo.
98 £210
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1/2d. orange, 1d. maroon and 3d. pale dull ultramarine, all in complete sheets (5 x 3), 3d. no gum, others mint, mainly fine. S.G. 10B, 12B, 14cB. Photo.
99 £320
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1/2d. orange two slightly differing shades in complete mint sheets of fifteen (5 x 3), few minor imperfections, some traces of toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 10B. Photo.
101 £480
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1/2d. orange with variety double embossing, unused with part original gum, scarce. B.P.A. certificate (1959). S.G. 10B var. Photo.
102 | £190
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1/2d. orange, an unused or mint collection on leaves, incl. single with double embossing (faults), a good range of shades, blocks, one complete sheet (no gum), etc. (114)
103 £230
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1d. maroon, showing variety double embossing, a fine mint example from the foot of the sheet. Ex Sacher. R.P.S. certificate (1970). S.G. 12B var. Photo.
104 £110
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1d. maroon, with inverted watermark, a fine and fresh mint example. S.G. 12B w. Photo.
105 | £480
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1d. maroon, a mint or unused collection on leaves, incl. inverted watermark, shades, blocks, complete sheets (three from the third printing), etc. (208)
106 £880
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 2d. rose in a complete sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), minor imperfections, otherwise fine, most stamps are unmounted. S.G. 13B. Photo.
107 £520
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 2d. rose in a complete sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), slightly toned, otherwise fine, stamps are unmounted. S.G. 13B. Photo.
108 £200
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 2d. rose in a mint block of ten (5 x 2) from the upper left corner of the sheet, fine and fresh. S.G. 13B. Photo.
109 £400
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 2d. rose with variety watermark inverted, unused (regummed), fine. S.G. 13B w, unpriced mint. Photo.
110 £150
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 2d. rose with watermark inverted, used, few blunted perfs otherwise fine. S.G. 13Bw, cat. 375. Photo.
112 £200
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 3d. pale dull ultramarine three examples with SPECIMEN handstamp (Samuel type GA1), fine with gum. S.G. 14cBs. Photo.
114 £600
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 3d. pale dull ultramarine in a complete mint sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), slight overall toning, few minor creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 14cB. Photo.
115 | £450
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 3d. pale dull ultramarine, a mint or unused collection on leaves, incl., blocks, inverted watermark five singles and block of six, etc. (45)
116 £10500
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 4d. brown, in a complete mint sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), one showing sloping value label [R. 3/1], one with small areas of thinning on reverse, otherwise fine and very fresh, possibly a unique sheet as only 263 sheets were invoiced. Ex Dale Lichtenstein, Weldhen. S.G. 15B. Photo.
117 £210
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 4d. pale brown fine mint pair, very fresh appearance. S.G. 16B. Photo.
118 £650
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 4d. pale brown in a mint block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet, one with sloping value label [R. 3/1], minor gum crease, small collectors mark on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 16B. Photo.
119 £270
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 4d. pale brown fine mint pair from the right of the sheet. S.G. 16B. Photo.
120 £400
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 4d. pale brown three mint singles, good to fine. S.G. 16B. Photo.
121 £270
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 4d. pale brown three mint singles, good to fine. S.G. 16B. Photo.
122 £110
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 4d. pale brown four unused (no gum) singles, good to fine. S.G. 16B. Photo.
124 £6200
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 6d. deep blue in a complete mint sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), sloping value labels at [R. 1/1 and 1/5], one with rust spot and minor thin, folded between third and fourth vertical rows, otherwise fine and very rare only 486 sheets produced. Ex Dale Lichtenstein, Weldhen. S.G. 17B. Photo.
126 £350
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 6d. blue in a mint block of four from the foot of the sheet, overall gum toning, one with minor thin, otherwise fine. S.G. 18B. Photo.
128 £65
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 6d. blue with variety sloping label [R. 1/5], also another from [R. 1/1], use, fine. S.G. 18Bc, var. Photo.
129 £55
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 6d. blue with variety sloping label [R. 1/1], two used, fine. S.G. 18Bvar. Photo.
132 £120
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1s. green two unused singles with part original gum, fine. S.G. 19B. Photo.
133 £550
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1s. deep green in a mint block of four, one stamp with a few slightly trimmed perfs, slightly yellowish gum, otherwise fine and fresh. Ex Dale Lichtenstein, Weldhen. S.G. 20B. Photo.
134 £520
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1s. deep green in an unused block of four from the foot of the sheet, with part original gum, fine. Ex Dale Lichtenstein, Weldhen. S.G. 20B. Photo.
135 £130
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1s. deep green two unused singles with part original gum, fine. S.G. 20B. Photo.
136 £680
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1s. deep green, a most attractive horizontal strip of four, neatly cancelled by GAMBIA/Paid c.d.ss in red, few short perfs, otherwise fine and rare multiple. Ex Weldhen. S.G. 20B. Photo.
137 | £1250
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright, a used collection in an album, incl. 1/2d. orange watermark inverted, 2d. rose with watermark inverted, 3d. pale dull ultramarine block of four, 4d. brown block of six, 4d. used on 1884 front to France, 6d. with sloping label (7), 1s. green (11), shades, also some forgeries, etc., very mixed condition. (approx. 276)
138 £2300
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways line perf. 14, set of seven values (6d. watermark upright and comb perf.), all handstamped SPECIMEN (Samuel type D8), few trimmed perfs, a very rare set. Ex Samuel, Weldhen. S.G. 10A-16A, 20A, 17B. Photo.
139 £170
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1/2d. orange, unused, large part original gum, slight crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 120A, cat. 400. Photo.
140 £170
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1/2d. orange, unused, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 120A, cat. 400. Photo.
142 £110
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1/2d. orange, unused, part original gum, fine. S.G. 120A, cat. 400. Photo.
146 £780
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1d. maroon, a fine fresh mint example. S.G. 12A, cat. 1,200. Photo.
147 £820
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1d. maroon, a fine fresh mint example. S.G. 12A, cat. 1,200. Photo.
149 £270
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1d. maroon, three unused examples, a few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 12A. Photo.
150 £400
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1d. maroon, an unused example, part original gum, fine. S.G. 12A. Photo.
155 £700
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1d. maroon, with watermark Crown to left of CC, unused (no gum), fine and rare. S.G. 12Aw., unpriced. Photo.
156 £1450
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 2d. rose, in a superb unmounted mint block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, very rare multiple. Ex Bavington-Jones. S.G. 13A. Photo.
157 £110
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 2d. rose, three mint examples, good to fine. S.G. 13A. Photo.
160 £500
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 3d. bright ultramarine, a fine and fresh mint example. S.G. 14A, cat. 500. Photo.
162 £95
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 3d. bright ultramarine, two unused (no gum) examples, fine. S.G. 14A. Photo.
163 £200
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 3d. bright ultramarine, fine used. S.G. 14A. Photo.
164 £110
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 3d. bright ultramarine, fine used. S.G. 14A. Photo.
165 £90
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 3d. bright ultramarine, a few blunted perfs and slightly soiled, otherwise fine used. S.G. 14A. Photo.
166 £230
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 4d. pale brown, unused, large part original gum, short perf. at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 16A. Photo.
168 £95
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 4d. pale brown, variety watermark Crown to left of CC, two unused (no gum) examples, fine. S.G. 16Aw. Photo.
171 £1250
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 6d. deep blue in a fine mint block of four, fresh appearance. S.G. 17A. Photo.
172 £120
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 6d. deep blue, fine and fresh mint. S.G. 17A, cat. 225. Photo.
173 £550
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 6d. blue in a mint strip of five from the foot of the sheet, two with vertical creases, otherwise fine and of fresh appearance. S.G. 18A. Photo.
174 £240
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 6d. blue six unused examples, three with large part original gum, fair to fine. S.G. 18A. Photo.
176 £130
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 6d. blue, used on 1880 (Nov. 18) large part registered front to New York, pen-cancelled and tied by GAMBIA/PAID c.d.s. in red. S.G. 18A. Photo.
178 £85
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 6d. blue with variety sloping label, unused, part original gum, small thin spot, otherwise fine. S.G. 18Ac. Photo.
179 £70
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 6d. blue with variety sloping label, unused (regummed). S.G. 18Ac. Photo.
182 £450
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1s. green, fresh mint example, slight crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 19A, cat. 475. Photo.
184 £85
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1s. green, two unused examples with small part original gum. S.G. 19A. Photo.
185 £120
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1s. green a used horizontal pair, reperforated at left, otherwise fine. S.G. 19A. Photo.
186 £90
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1s. green, three used examples, imperfections. S.G. 19A.
188 £400
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1s. deep green, overprinted CANCELLED (Samuel type D7), small part gum, few clipped perfs, otherwise fine and very rare. S.G. 20A. Photo.
189 | £230
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways, a used selection, comprising 3d. (3), 4d. brown (2) watermark Crown to left of CC (10), very mixed condition. (15)
190 £2300
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways, Line perf. 12 colour trials, 1/2d. grey-green (issued colour), 1/2d. in crimson (colour of issued 1d.), 1/2d orange (colour of issued 2d.), 3d. yellowish olive-green (colour of issued 6d.), 1/2d. lavender (near issued colour of 1s.), a few faults, an attractive and important group. Ex Weldhen. Photo.
192 £580
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d. (watermark inverted) to 1s. set, all handstamped SPECIMEN (Samuel type GA1), mainly fine with gum. Photo.
193 £95
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d., 1d., 2d. and 6d. overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), mainly fine with gum. S.G. 21s-24s, 32cs, cat. 400. Photo.
194 | £450
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 21/2d., 3d., 4d. and 1s. all in complete sheets (5 x 3), mint, mainly good to fine.
195 | £450
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 21/2d., 3d., 4d. and 1s. all in complete sheets (5 x 3), mint, mainly good to fine.
197 £400
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d., 1d. and 2d. used together on 1894 (April 27) envelope to London, tied by BATHURST/GAMBIA c.d.s.s with code letter C sideways, attractive combination. Photo.
201 £65
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d. to 1s. set of eight used on 1897 (July 22) philatelic envelope registered to Germany. Photo.
202 £190
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d. myrtle green, variety double embossing, one inverted, unused, large part original gum, minor gum bed, otherwise fine. S.G. 21 var. Photo.
203 £750
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d. myrtle green with watermark sideways reversed, in a complete sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), stamps are unmounted, fine. S.G. 21x. Photo.
204 £820
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d. myrtle green with watermark sideways reversed, in a complete sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), two stamps mounted, the others unmounted, fine. S.G. 21x. Photo.
205 £380
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d. grey-green and 2d. orange, used on 1896 (Oct. 9) envelope to Senegal, tied by BATHURST c.d.s.s, and backstamped Dakar transit mark, the cover with tear on reverse, otherwise fine. Photo.
206 £350
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d. grey-green and 2d. orange, used on 1898 (June 1) envelope to England, tied by BATHURST c.d.ss, with red circular Liverpool Packet datestamp at left, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
207 | £1050
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d., a mainly mint collection in two albums, incl. range of shades, inverted watermarks, complete sheets (23), etc., varied condition. (approx. 595)
208 £350
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1d. crimson, used on 1896 (Dec. 21) envelope to Goree, cancelled by BATHURST c.d.s., backstamped Goree arrival, some minor staining, otherwise fine. Photo.
210 | £800
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1d., a mint and used collection in an album, incl. a good range of shades, complete sheets (10), etc., varied condition. (approx. 356)
211 £240
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 2d. and 21/2d (2) used on 1891 (Apr. 3) opened out envelope, registered to London, cancelled by barred ovals, few imperfections. Photo.
212 £480
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 2d. orange and 21/2d. deep bright blue used on 1897 (June 11) envelope registered to the U.S.A., nearly cancelled by BATHURST c.d.ss, with oval framed R and Liverpool registered transit, fine and attractive. Photo.
213 £400
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 2d. orange pair, used on 1899 (June 9) envelope, registered to England, cancelled by BATHURST c.d.s.s, oval framed R and oval Registered Liverpool, a little reduced at left. Photo.
214 | £620
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 2d. a mint and used collection in an album, incl. many shades, complete sheets (7), etc. (approx. 253)
215 £160
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 21/2d. deep bright ultramarine showing variety embossing double, one inverted, mint, few ink marks on gum, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2002). S.G. 27 var. Photo.
216 £150
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 21/2d. deep bright blue, used on 1893 (Dec. 22) envelope to Switzerland, endorsed via Liverpool, stamp tied by BATHURST/GAMBIA c.d.s., red Paid Liverpool Packet datestamp, few cover tears, otherwise fine. Photo.
218 | £820
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 21/2d. a mint and used collection in an album, incl. shades, double embossing (2), complete sheets (13), etc., varied condition. (approx. 440)
219 £240
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 3d. used on 1895 (July 29) printed French West Africa Co. envelope to their branch in Manchester, endorsed Per S.S. Bonny, tied by BATHURST/GAMBIA c.d.s. with another strike alongside, minor toning around perfs., otherwise fine. Photo.
220 | £680
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 3d. a mint and used collection in an album, incl. shades, complete sheets (9), etc., varied condition. (approx. 228)
221 £230
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 4d. brown, used on 1886 (July 12) envelope to France, tied by indistinct red c.d.s., Paid Liverpool Packet datestamp in red, Calais-Paris c.d.s. Photo.
222 | £550
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 4d. a mint and used collection in an album, incl. shades, watermark Crown to right of CA mint (2), used (11), complete sheets (4), etc., varied condition. (approx. 191)
223 £220
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 6d. olive-green overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D11), with variety sloping label, fine with gum, only 20 can exist. S.G. 32ds. Photo.
224 £1250
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 6d. yellowish olive-green in a complete mint sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), fine, most are unmounted. S.G. 32. Photo.
225 £500
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 6d. olive-green in a complete mint sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), some slight staining, otherwise fine, most unmounted. S.G. 32d. Photo.
226 £350
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 6d. bronze-green in a complete mint sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), fine, stamps are unmounted. S.G. 33. Photo.
227 £350
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 6d. deep bronze-green in a complete mint sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), fine, most are unmounted. S.G. 33c. Photo.
228 £350
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 6d. deep bronze-green in a complete mint sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), fine, most are unmounted. S.G. 33c. Photo.
229 £270
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 6d. slate-green two complete mint sheets of fifteen (5 x 3), fine, most are unmounted. S.G. 34. Photo.
230 | £600
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 6d. a mint and used collection in an album, incl. shades, watermark Crown to right of CA mint, sloping label mint (12), double embossing used, etc., varied condition. (99)
231 £230
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1s. violet, showing variety double embossing, one inverted, fine mint. R.P.S. certificate (1973). S.G. 35 var. Photo.
232 £250
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1s. violet, used on large (1897 (Aug. 9) O.H.M.S. envelope, registered to U.S.A., neatly cancelled by BATHURST/GAMBIA c.d.s. with another strike alongside, Registered/Liverpool oval datestamp, few folds, otherwise fine. Photo.
233 | £400
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1s. a mint and used collection in an album, incl. shades, complete sheets (5), etc., varied condition. (146)
234 £550
Gambia: De La Rue Queen Victoria Key Plate Proofs, 1881 Colonial Q.V. head only die proof with uncleared surround, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) dated 24 MAY 81, a forerunner of the Universal postage and unified Keyplates of 1888, fine. Photo.
235 £2000
Gambia: De La Rue Queen Victoria Key Plate Proofs, 1881 Colonial Q.V. head only die proof with uncleared surround, printed in blue on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) dated 26 MAY 81 and endorsed Colonial, a forerunner of the Universal postage and unified Keyplates of 1888, fine. Photo.
236 £880
Gambia: De La Rue Queen Victoria Key Plate Proofs, 1881 Colonial Q.V. head only die proof with uncleared surround, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm). dated 17 JUN 81 , stamped BEFORE HARDENING and endorsed Colonial, a forerunner of the Universal postage and unified Keyplates of 1888, fine. Photo.
237 £5200
Gambia: De La Rue Queen Victoria Key Plate Proofs, 1897 (Aug. 24) Appendix sheet (161 x 326mm.) headed Gambia/Colour Scheme similar to that dated Jany 9. 94 bearing eight imperforate 6d. Imperium stamps with suggested values written alongside, the 3d. has been crossed out and another Imperium affixed alongside, making up the set in issued colours, unique. Ex De La Rue archives. Photo.
238 £320
Gambia: De La Rue Queen Victoria Key Plate Proofs, 1897 21/2d. die proof of the country name and duty plate only, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), dated 24 SEP 97, fine. Photo.
239 £350
Gambia: De La Rue Queen Victoria Key Plate Proofs, 1898-1902 3d. imperforate plate proof in issued colour, on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Ex Weldhen. Photo.
240 £420
Gambia: De La Rue Queen Victoria Key Plate Proofs, 1898-1902 1s. imperforate plate proof in issued colour, on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Ex Weldhen. Photo.
241 £350
Gambia: De La Rue Queen Victoria Key Plate Proofs, 1900 Imperium POSTAGE & POSTAGE 6d. trials, in the colours of the issued 2d. and 3d., on gummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo.
242 £550
Gambia: De La Rue Queen Victoria Key Plate Proofs, AFRICA dummy stamps denominated 21/2d., two sets of four different colour combinations on gummed, unwatermarked paper, each in a in vertical pair, one set on ordinary paper, the other on chalk surfaced, very fine. (16) Photo.
243 £300
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. to 1s. set overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), affixed to three pieces ex De La Rue archives, one dated Nov. 1897, fine. Photo.
244 £290
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. to 1s. set overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), affixed to four pieces ex De La Rue archives, fine. Photo.
245 £980
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. to 1s. set overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), in vertical strips of five, one of the 2d., 21/2d., 3d., 4d. and 6d. shows broken M in SPECIMEN, fine with full gum, scarce. Photo.
247 | £680
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA, a mint collection on leaves, incl. shades, plate blocks, 1/2d. dull green showing malformed S (part original gum), etc., mainly good to fine. (approx. 326)
248 | £160
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA, a used selection on leaves, incl. 1/2d. to 1s. set, 3d. deep purple and ultramarine (2), 1d. strip of three on small piece, one unofficially bisected, etc., fair to fine. (25)
250 £120
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. dull green (6) used on 1901 (Feb. 11) envelope registered to London, tied by barred ovals, Registered/Liverpool datestamp. Photo.
251 £85
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. and 2d. used on 1902 (June 16) envelope to U.S.A., tied by single BATHURST/GAMBIA c.d.s. with another strike below, red Paid Liverpool Packet datestamp. Photo.
253 £85
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. and 2d. used on 1902 (Aug. 15) envelope to U.S.A., tied by BATHURST/GAMBIA c.d.s.s with another strike alongside, red Paid Liverpool Packet datestamp. Photo.
254 £240
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. dull green showing variety malformed S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3], fine mint. S.G. 37a, cat. 400. Photo.
257 £120
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1d. (2) and 21/2d. used on 1906 (May 22) envelope registered to U.S.A., cancelled by oval REGISTERED/GAMBIA datestamps, on reverse has Registered/Liverpool and Chicago transit and receiving marks, Photo.
259 £320
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1d. carmine, in a mint block of ten (5 x 2) one showing showing variety malformed S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3], fine mint, the variety is unmounted. S.G. 38, a. Photo.
260 £400
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 2d. orange and mauve, in a mint block of twenty-four (6 x 4) from the foot of the pane, one showing showing variety malformed S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3], fine mint, the variety is unmounted. S.G. 39, a. Photo.
261 £200
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 21/2d. ultramarine, in a mint block of ten (5 x 2) one showing showing variety malformed S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3], fine mint, the variety is unmounted. S.G. 40, a. Photo.
262 £120
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 21/2d. ultramarine, unused, part original gum showing variety malformed S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3], fine mint. S.G. 40a. Photo.
263 £550
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 3d. reddish purple and blue in a plate 2 block of six with matching 3d. deep purple and ultramarine plate 3 block, mainly fine mint, rare. S.G. 41, b. Photo.
264 £300
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 3d. reddish purple and blue, showing variety malformed S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3], fine mint. S.G. 41a, cat. 600. Photo.
265 £160
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 4d. brown and blue, showing variety malformed S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3], slight gum crease, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 42a, cat. 550. Photo.
267 £190
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 6d. olive-green and carmine, showing variety malformed S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3], fine mint. S.G. 43a, cat. 550. Photo.
268 £240
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1s. violet and green from the right of the sheet, used on 1900 (Sept. 14) O.H.M.S. (deleted) envelope, registered to U.S.A., cancelled by BATHURST/GAMBIA c.d.s., on reverse has large Colonial Treasury Department wax seal, a few imperfections and slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
270 £680
Gambia: King Edward VII Proofs, 3s. imperforate working stamp size die proof in black on glazed card, stated to be the only such recorded working die proof recorded for any of the keyplate issues of Gambia. Ex Weldhen. Photo.
273 £380
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 1d., 21/2d., 4d., 6d., 1s., 1s.6d., 2s.6d. and 3s. all overprinted SPECIMEN and all showing broken M in SPECIMEN, mainly good to fine with gum. Photo.
275 £140
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 21/2d. 6d. and 1s., used on two similar 1903 (Apr. 23) registered envelopes to Germany, fine. Photo.
276 £85
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. green mint (2), both showing dented frame, [Left pane, R. 1/6], one toned and creased, other fine very lightly mounted mint. S.G. 45a, cat. 240. Photo.
279 £95
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 2d. orange and mauve with variety dented frame, [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 47a, cat. 190. Photo.
280 £95
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 21/2d., 2d. and 2s.6d. used on 1908 (July 20) Kinze envelope registered to Germany, fine. Photo.
281 £220
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 21/2d. ultramarine with variety dented frame, [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine used. S.G. 48a, cat. 275. Photo.
282 £170
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 4d. brown and ultramarine with variety dented frame, [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 50a, cat. 250. Photo.
283 £120
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 6d. pale sage-green and carmine with variety dented frame, [Left pane, R. 1/6], two examples, one unused, the other mint, both with imperfections. S.G. 51a. Photo.
284 £380
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 1s. violet and green with variety dented frame, [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 52a, cat. 550. Photo.
285 £120
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 1s.6d., 2s.6d. and 3s. used on 1906 envelope registered to Germany, fine. Photo.
286 £210
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 2s.6d. purple and orange with variety dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 55a, cat. 425. Photo.
287 | £300
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA, a mint selection on leaves, incl. complete set, shades, blocks, etc., varied condition. (94)
288 | £130
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA, a used selection on leaves, incl. a complete set, etc., varied condition. (21)
290 £190
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA, Specimen Stamps, 5d. pair and single, 71/2d. pair and single, 10d. overprinted SPECIMEN, also 5d. (2), 71/2d. (2), 10d. (2) overprinted SPECIMEN and further handstamped ULTRAMAR, without gum, fair to fine. Photo.
291 £90
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 1/2d. green, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, fine. S.G. 57a, cat. 160. Photo.
293 £140
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 1d. carmine, mint block of four from top-right corner of pane, one showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, fine. S.G. 58a, cat. 170+. Photo.
294 £85
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 1d. carmine, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint and used, fine. S.G. 58a, cat. 245. Photo.
295 £160
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 21/2d. bright blue, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, fine. S.G. 60b, cat. 225. Photo.
296 £270
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 5d. grey and black, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, fine. S.G. 63a, cat. 400. Photo.
297 £350
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 6d. olive-green and carmine, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, fine. S.G. 64a, cat. 425. Photo.
298 £260
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 6d. olive-green and carmine, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], heavily mounted mint, otherwise fine. S.G. 64a, cat. 425. Photo.
299 £350
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 6d. olive-green and carmine, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine used. S.G. 64a, unpriced used. Photo.
300 £270
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 10d. olive and carmine, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, fine. S.G. 66a, cat. 425. Photo.
301 £65
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 1s. violet and green, fine used on 1906 envelope, registered to Germany. S.G. 67. Photo.
302 £200
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 2s. deep slate and orange, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, vertical crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 68a, cat. 750. Photo.
303 £420
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 2s. deep slate and orange, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, repaired corner. S.G. 68a, cat. 750. Photo.
305 | £420
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA, a collection on leaves, incl. mint and used sets, blocks, etc., varied condition. (183)
307 £380
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1/2d. on 2s.6d. purple and brown on yellow in a mint block of twelve (6 x 2) from the foot of the pane showing plate number 1, also one with dropped Y and one with broken N, few minor gum creases, otherwise fine, stamps are unmounted. S.G. 69. Photo.
308 £160
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1/2d. on 2s.6d. purple and brown on yellow used block of four on piece, one showing broken E, fine. S.G. 69, var. Photo.
309 | £350
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1/2d. on 2s.6d. purple and brown on yellow eight mint examples (4 with broken E, one with broken N and one with dropped Y), used single, fair to fine.
310 £480
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1/2d. on 2s.6d. purple and brown on yellow with variety dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fresh mint, fine and scarce. S.G. 69a, cat. 750. Photo.
312 £850
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1d. on 3s. carmine and green on yellow, used on 1906 (Apr. 11) picture postcard to Germany, neatly tied by Bathurst c.d.s., card has small corner crease, fine and very rare as only few known used on card or cover. Photo.
313 | £160
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1d. on 3s. carmine and green on yellow, mint block of four and six singles, two used blocks of four and single, minor varieties, fair to fine. S.G. 70.
314 £780
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1d. on 3s. carmine and green on yellow, showing variety surcharge double, fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (1955). S.G. 70a, cat. 1,800. Photo.
315 £400
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1d. on 3s. carmine and green on yellow, with variety dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, minute corner fault, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 70b, cat. 850. Photo.
316 £380
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1d. on 3s. carmine and green on yellow, lightly cancelled pair, one with variety dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine and scarce. S.G. 70b, unpriced used. Photo.
318 £85
Gambia: 1906 Surcharges, 1d. on 3s. carmine and green on yellow, with variety slot in frame, fine mint. S.G. 70 var. Photo.
322 £55
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 2d. greyish-slate showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, minor gum crease and short perf. at base, otherwise fine. S.G. 74a, cat. 180. Photo.
323 £100
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 2d. greyish-slate showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, small collectors mark on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 74a, cat. 180. Photo.
324 £90
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 4d. black and red on yellow showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, fine. S.G. 76a, cat. 180. Photo.
325 £100
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 5d. orange and purple showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], mint, fine. S.G. 77a, cat. 190. Photo.
326 £150
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 71/2d. brown and blue showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 79a, cat. 200. Photo.
327 £170
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 71/2d. and 10d., both in pairs, one of each showing slot in frame, used on 1913 envelope registered to England. Photo.
328 £130
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 10d. pale sage-green and carmine showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 80a, cat. 250. Photo.
329 £190
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 1s. black on green showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 81a, cat. 275. Photo.
330 £260
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 1s.6d. violet and green showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 82a, cat. 425. Photo.
331 £190
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 2s. purple and bright blue on blue, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 83a, cat. 400. Photo.
332 £820
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 3s. yellow and green, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine mint. S.G. 85a, cat. 550. Photo.
333 £550
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, 3s. yellow and green, showing dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine used. S.G. 85a, cat. 700. Photo.
335 | £190
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, a collection in an album, incl. mint and used sets, blocks, shades, etc., varied condition. (178)
336 | £120
Gambia: 1909 Colour Changes, a collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. 1912 envelope, registered to Germany, franked 6d., 71/2d., 10d. and 1s., p.p.c.s, etc. (27 items)
337 £900
Gambia: King George V Key Plate Proofs, Head Plate master die proof in black on irregular piece of glazed card, endorsed For Hardening/(initials)/Dec 13 1911 (date amended) fine. The master die was also used for Seychelles and St. Helena. Photo.
338 £1550
Gambia: King George V Key Plate Proofs, Head Plate master die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), dated 19 DEC. 11 and marked BEFORE/HARDENING, fine. The master die was also used for Seychelles and St. Helena. Photo.
339 £380
Gambia: King George V Key Plate Proofs, 11/2d. name and value tablet die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), dated 30 JAN. 12 and marked BEFORE/HARDENING, fine. Photo.
341 £140
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 1/2d. deep green in an unmounted mint block of nine from the lower left corner of the sheet showing plate number 1, one with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint, fine positional piece. S.G. 86c, cat. 12-+. Photo.
342 £75
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 1d. red with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine fresh mint. S.G. 87a, cat. 150. Photo.
344 £60
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 11/2d. olive-green and blue-green with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 88a, cat. 140. Photo.
345 £120
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 11/2d. olive-green and blue-green in a full unmounted mint pane of sixty (6 x 10) one with variety split A corrected [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 88 var. Photo.
347 £130
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 2d. greyish slate, mint block of four, one with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint, variety is unmounted with pencil mark on gum. S.G. 89a, cat. 140+. Photo.
348 £110
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 21/2d. deep bright blue with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 90b, cat. 225. Photo.
349 £170
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 3d. purple on yellow in a mint block of forty (4 x 10) one with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint, most are unmounted. S.G. 91d. Photo.
350 £85
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 3d. purple on pale yellow with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 91d, cat. 170. Photo.
352 £65
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 3d. purple on pale buff with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], couple of shortish perfs at right, otherwise fine used. S.G. 91d, cat. 170. Photo.
353 £100
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 3d. purple on pale yellow with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine used. S.G. 91d, cat. 170. Photo.
354 £85
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 4d. black and red on yellow with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 92d, cat. 180. Photo.
355 £85
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 4d. black and red on pale yellow with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 92d, cat. 180. Photo.
356 £680
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 4d. black and red on yellow with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], and inverted watermark,fine unmounted mint. Stated only two examples recorded, extremely rare. Photo.
357 £780
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 4d. black and red on yellow with variety watermark inverted, in a fine mint corner block of four with plate number 1, folded vertically between stamps, two are unmounted, fine and rare. S.G. 92w, cat. 680+. Photo.
358 £90
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 4d. black and red on yellow with variety watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. 92w, cat. 170. Photo.
359 £65
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 4d. black and red on yellow with variety watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. 92w, cat. 170. Photo.
360 £190
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 5d. orange and purple in an unmounted mint block of eighteen (6 x 3) from the foot of the sheet with plate number 1, one with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine positional piece. S.G. 93a, cat. 207+. Photo.
361 £85
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 5d. orange and purple with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], minute mark on head, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 93a, cat. 190. Photo.
363 £220
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 71/2d. brown and blue in a block of four, one with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 95a, cat. 300+. Photo.
364 £220
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 10d. pale sage-green and carmine with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 96b, cat. 350. Photo.
365 £130
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 1s. black on emerald back with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 97b, cat. 250. Photo.
366 £300
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 2s. purple and blue on blue with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine fresh mint. S.G. 99a, cat. 500. Photo.
367 £160
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 2s.6d. black and red on blue with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], used, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 100a, uncat used. Photo.
368 £550
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 3s. yellow and green in an unmounted mint block from lower-left corner of pane showing plate number 1, one with variety split A [Left pane, R. 8/3], fine positional piece. S.G. 101a, cat. 821+. Photo.
369 £500
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 5s. green and red on pale yellow in an unmounted mint block of four from the upper left corner of the pane with plate number 1, fine and attractive. S.G. 102, cat. 440+. Photo.
370 £270
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 5s. green and red on pale yellow in a fine used block of four on small piece. S.G. 102, cat. 720. Photo.
371 | £1150
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA, a comprehensive mint study collection in an album, incl. shades, blocks, plate blocks, 1/2d. with split A two singles and one in pair with normal, 1d. with split A mint (2, one without gum), 5s. overprinted SPECIMEN (2), minor varieties, etc., varied condition. (100s)
372 | £230
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA, a used collection on leaves, incl. shades, minor varieties, 5s. pair and single with forged cancellations, etc., varied condition. (approx. 321)
373 | £240
Gambia: 1912-22 Watermark Multiple Crown CA, a collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. registered mail, various frankings, postal stationery, etc. (34 items)
375 £65
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA 1/2d. to 4s. set overprinted SPECIMEN fine with gum. SG 108s-117s, cat. 200.
376 £160
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA 1/2d. to 10d. in horizontal pairs, all overprinted SPECIMEN, the 11/2d., 2d., 21/2d. and 5d. one of each showing broken M in overprint, mainly fine with gum. S.G. 108s-116s. Photo.
377 £200
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA 1/2d. dull green with watermark reversed, fine mint. S.G. 108w, cat. 150. Photo.
378 £260
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA 1d. carmine-red with watermark reversed, in an unmounted mint block of six from the right of the sheet, two creased, one with natural paper mark, otherwise fine.. S.G. 109w, cat. 840+. Photo.
379 £500
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA 1d. carmine-red with watermark reversed, in a fine mint block of four from the upper right corner of the sheet with plate number 1 and 0902 sheet number, two are unmounted. Ex Bavington-Jones. S.G. 109w, cat. 560+. Photo.
380 £120
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA 5d. orange and purple with watermark reversed, in a fine unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet. S.G. 113w, cat. 200+. Photo.
381 £450
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA 10d. pale sage-green and carmine with watermark reversed, in a fine unmounted mint block of eight. S.G. 116w, cat. 880+. Photo.
382 £160
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA 4s. black and red with watermark inverted, in a fine mint block of four from the upper left corner of the sheet with plate number 1. S.G. 117w, cat. 340+. Photo.
383 | £980
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA, a mint collection in an album, incl. 1/2d. with watermark reversed, 1d. with watermark reversed (4), 2d. with watermark reversed (2), 6d. watermark reversed, block of four and two singles, 10d. watermark reversed, 4s. block of four, watermark inverted (2), varieties, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
384 | £780
Gambia: 1921-22 Watermark Multiple Script CA, a used collection on leaves, incl. set, 1d. watermaked reversed (2), 2d. watermark reversed, 10d. watermark reversed, 4s. with watermark inverted, few covers, etc. (60)
385 £420
Gambia: 1922-29 Proofs, Progressive die proof of the Head with Crown (unshaded), printed in black on surfaced wove paper (45 x 33mm.). Photo.
386 £480
Gambia: 1922-29 Proofs, Final die proof of the Head with Crown, printed in black on surfaced wove paper (23 x 26mm.). Photo.
387 £1250
Gambia: 1922-29 Proofs, Rough working proofs for the Pence values (4) all without value and head, one (underinked) on wove paper (400 x 41mm.), two on thin card (60 x 70mm., 25 x 32mm.) and one on tracing paper (58 x 72mm.), fine. Photo.
388 £480
Gambia: 1922-29 Proofs, 5d. imperforate proofs (2) with Head vignette, stamp size, printed in indigo and black on wove paper, fine. Photo.
389 £260
Gambia: 1922-29 Proofs, 4s. imperforate sample in green and orange on thin card, overprinted SPECIMEN, small scuff at top, otherwise fine. Photo.
390 | £1250
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Crown CA, a mint and used collection in an album, incl. set of four handstamped SPECIMEN, 1s. with inverted watermark mint (2), 5s. mint block of four, used single, shades, perfs, a few forged cancellations, etc., varied condition. (194)
391 £170
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA 1/2d. to 10s. set all overprinted SPECIMEN, mainly fine with gum. (19). S.G. 122s-142s, cat. 425. Photo.
392 £720
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA 11/2d. bright rose-scarlet with inverted watermark, very fine used and extremely rare. S.G. 125w. Photo.
393 £320
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA 2d. grey pair, used on reverse of 1933 3d. blue registered envelope size G, insured to England, with deep red label V BATHURST, GAMBIA/No 22, fine. Photo.
394 £270
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA 2d. grey (2), used on reverse of 1933 3d. blue registered envelope size G, insured to England, with deep red label V BATHURST, GAMBIA/No 17, fine. Photo.
395 £120
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA 21/2d. orange-yellow with inverted watermark, a fine unmounted mint example from the lower right corner of the sheet, very fresh. S.G. 127w. Photo.
396 £450
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA 3s. bright aniline violet in a fine used block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, cancelled by single Bathurst c.d.s. dated 21st. March 1929. S.G. 138. Photo.
397 £190
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA 3s. slate-purple fine unmounted mint from the top of the sheet. S.G. 139, cat. 200+. Photo.
398 £320
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA 3s. slate-purple in a mint block from the foot of the sheet, few minor tone spots, otherwise fine. S.G. 139, cat. 800+. Photo.
399 | £6500
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA, a specialised mainly mint collection/study in three albums and stockbook, incl. many shades, perf. study, blocks (with set in blocks of four), 21/2d. watermark inverted mint (2), 3s. slate violet mint (5), etc., varied condition. (100s)
400 | £1850
Gambia: 1922-29 Watermark Multiple Script CA, a used study collection in two albums, incl. shades, printings, perfs, values to 10s. (5), some dubious cancellations, etc. (100s)
401 | £1350
Gambia: 1922-29, a selection of covers and cards in album, both watermarks, incl. registered mail, frankings, destinations, etc. (80 items)
402 | £550
Gambia: 1935 Silver Jubilee, a collection in an album, incl. perforated SPECIMEN set, 1/2d. with lightning conductor used, 3d. in mint upper left corner marginal block of four, one showing short extra flagstaff [Pl. 2, R. 2/1], also a single, 6d. with short extra flagstaff used, 1s. (2) one with extra flagstaff, the other short extra flagstaff mint, etc. (77)
403 £420
Gambia: 1935 Silver Jubilee, Set in mint lower left corner marginal blocks of four, one in each showing variety extra flagstaff [Pl. 1, R. 9/1], fine. Each with R.P.S. certificate (1973). S.G. 143, a-146, a, cat. 911+. Photo.
405 | £110
Gambia: King George VI Issues: 1937 to 1949, a used selection on leaves, incl. 1938-46 set in blocks of four (some of six), etc., mostly fine. (149)
406 | £480
Gambia: King George VI Issues: 1937 to 1949, a selection of mainly covers on leaves, incl. postal stationery, a few f.d.c.s, etc. (66 items).
407 £450
Gambia: King George VI Issues: 1938-46 Colonial head die proof, printed in green on surfaced paper (24 x 26mm.), as used for the Elephant and Palm issue, rare. Photo.
408 £160
Gambia: King George VI Issues: 1938-46 1/2d. to 10s. set perforated SPECIMEN, mainly fine with gum. S.G. 150s-161s, cat. 425. Photo.
409 £350
Gambia: King George VI Issues: 1938-46 11/2d. brown-lake and bright carmine in an unmounted mint pair from the top of the sheet, fine. S.G. 152, cat. 400. Photo.
410 | £400
Gambia: Queen Elizabeth II Issues: 1953 to 1972, a collection in three albums, incl. 1953-59 set in mint blocks of four, range of blocks, f.d.c.s, etc. (100s)
411 | £200
Gambia: A small accumulation in a small box, incl. 1909 1/2d. to 3s. set mint, 1922-29 to 10s. mint, 1947 Congress presentation booklet, also some other commonwealth, etc. (100s)
412 | £320
Gambia: A mainly K.G.VI selection of complete sheets in an album, incl. 2d. blue and black, etc. (100s)
413 | £100
Gambia: Forgeries: Selection of Q.V. embossed issues, incl. blocks, unused and used. (40)
419 £130
Gambia: Postal Stationery: 1939 3d. deep blue registered envelope size H, used from Basse to Bathurst, fault at lower left, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
424 £130
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Bathhurst/Gambia misspelt type 19 (only used between Aug. 5 and 11 before being corrected) on 1938 (Aug. 8) cover bearing 1938-46 11/2d. Photo.
425 £150
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Bathhurst/Gambia misspelt type 19 (only used between Aug. 5 and 11 before being corrected) on reverse of 1938 (Aug. 8) cover from England. Photo.
426 | £380
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Parcel Post type PP on K.E.VII to Q.E.II stamps, incl. 1912-22 3s. (2), 1922-27 to 4s. (4), 1947 Customs Declaration form for a Python skin franked by 1938-46 3d. and 2s. cancelled type PP1, also a few M.O.O. and Wireless Station, etc. (107)
428 | £180
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Macarthy Island: 1923 two covers to Scotland, one bearing 1922-27 1/2d. and 21/2d., other with 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., cancelled by MACARTHY ISLAND/M.O.O. c.d.s.s type M.
429 | £160
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Village Cancellations: Basse: 1924-35 three covers and two postcards, comprising 1924 (Jan. 29) postcard bearing 1922-29 11/2d., 1927 (Nov. 13) envelope with 1922-29 1d. and 2d., 1935 envelopes (2) one bearing 1935 Jubilee 3d., other with set, also undated postcard bearing 1d.
430 £120
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Village Cancellations: Fattoto: 1931 (Mar. 14) postcard, beasring 1922-29 11/2d. tied by type 1 c.d.s. Photo.
431 £85
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Village Cancellations: Fattoto: 1952 cover addressed to Fattoto, franked by Great Britain 1d. tied by PAQUEBOT/POSTED AT SEA with SOUTHAMPTON/PAQUEBOT c.d.s., violet S.S. NIEUW AMSTERDAM/OCEAN POST/HOLLAND/AMERICA-LINE, with Fatoto receiving mar, boxed NOT KNOWN/INCONNU and UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED/RETURN TO SENDER, a most interesting item. Photo.
432 | £160
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Village Cancellations: Kunta-Ur: A small selection, incl. 1925 (Jan. 16) envelope to Scotland, bearing 1912-22 1/2d. and 3d. with type 1 cancels, etc. (25)
433 | £1650
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Village Cancellations: A collection in four albums, incl. Brikama, Fattoto, Kau-Ur 1931 (Mar. 16) postcard, bearing 1922-29 3d. tied by type 1 c.d.s., Macarthy Island, Mansa Konko, Serekunda, etc. (few 100s)
434 | £170
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Instructional Marks: 1937 to 1970, a selection of covers in an album, incl. Missent to Gambia, Insufficiently Prepaid for Air Mail Transmission, etc. (22 items)
436 | £300
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Postage Due Markings, 1926 to 1959, five covers and a card, all showing handstruck T, also covers showing TO PAY marks for 1d., 2d., 4d., 6d., 1s. and 6d. amounts, good to fine.
437 £280
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Travelling Post Offices, 1922 Cutress cover, bearing 1912-22 1/2d. (2), 1d., tied by two faint strikes of the boxed TRAVELLING POST OFFICE/GAMBIA, very rare. Photo.
438 | £620
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Travelling Post Offices, a collection in an album, incl. 1924 (Jan. 19) envelope to Scotland bearing 1912-22 21/2d. and 10d., cancelled T.P.O./RIVER.GAMBIA c.d.ss, also handstruck R, 1927 (June 25th) 3d. registered envelope size H, cancelled T.P.O. No. 2/RIVER.GAMBIA c.d.s. with matching registered cachet, etc. (245 stamps, 56 items)
439 | £720
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Travelling Post Offices, a collection on leaves, incl. type 1 cachet on stamps, 1927 (Apr. 11) envelope, registered to England, bearing 1922-29 1/2d. (6) and 11/2d., cancelled T.P.O./RIVER.GAMBIA c.d.ss, with matching boxed registered cachet, 1928 Wilson envelope bearing 1922-29 5s. cancelled by T.P.O. No.2/RIVER.GAMBIA c.d.s. with matching registered cachet, etc. (42 items, 137 stamps)
440 | £90
Gambia: Cancellations and Postal Markings: Forgeries, a K.E.VII to K.G.V. selection of Madame Joseph cancellations, incl. 1912-22 5s., etc. (23)
441 £100
Gambia: Later Covers: Airmails: 1925 (Oct. 2) envelope registered from Paris to Bathurst, endorsed Par Avion via Casablanca-Daker with boxed NOT KNOWN/INCONNU., two French stamps with faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
442 | £270
Gambia: Later Covers: Airmails: 1926 to 1992, a collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. 1926 (Dec. 29) envelope (stained) from Bathurst to England, endorsed Dakar a Toulouse, 1938 (June) Gambia-Sierra Leone flight envelopes (3), incoming mail, etc. (61 items)
443 £110
Gambia: Later Covers: Airmails: 1928 (July 2) envelope from Bathurst to Scotland, franked by 1922-29 3d. and 4d. bearing scarce label PAR AVION/DAKAR A TOULOUSE, fine. Photo.
444 £160
Gambia: Later Covers: Airmails: 1933 (June 2) S.S. Westfalen trial flight, souvenir 15pf. postcard addressed to Bathurst, cancelled by LUFTPOST/D. WESTFALEN datestamp with arrival c.d.s. alongside and boxed 1. Flug vom/Katapultdampfer Westfalen/nach Afrika, fine and scarce. Ex Bavington-Jones. Photo.
445 | £350
Gambia: Later Covers: Airmails: 1934 to 1938, a selection of flown covers and card, incl. 1934 (Oct. 4) card from Austria via Germany to Bathurst, 1935 (Nov. 15) cover from Brazil to Bathurst with Condor cachet, etc. (20 items)
446 | £1250
Gambia: Later Covers: Airmails: 1934 to 1939, a collection of covers and cards in two albums, incl. D.L.H. services with 1934 (Aug. 10) card from Germany to Bathurst, 1934 (Oct. 5) cover from Belgium to Bathurst, 1935 (Apr. 25) cover from Denmark to Bathurst, 1936 (May 1st) envelope from Egypt to Bathurst, other flights with 1934 (Nov.) first flight Gambia to England envelopes (6) with special violet cachet, picture postcards, etc. (59 items)
448 £100
Gambia: Later Covers: Airmails: 1934 (Dec. 15) souvenir card from Stuttgart via Friedrichsh to Bathurst, with special green cachet DEUTSCHE LUFTPOST/EUROPA-SUDAMERIKA/WEIHNACHTEN, fine. Photo.
449 £230
Gambia: Later Covers: Airmails: 1935 (Nov. 28) cover from Brazil via Zeppelin (3rd Pendulum flight), arrived at Bathurst on Dec. 2 and re-dispatched on Nov. 6 on a D.L.H. flight back to Brazil, toned, also a card flown from Brazil by Zeppelin to Bathurst on the 3rd Pendulum flight. Photo.
450 £220
Gambia: Later Covers: Airmails: 1936 (Sept. 5) envelope from Bathurst, registered to Germany, franked by 1922-29 1/2d. (2), 1d. (2), 2d. and 1935 Silver Jubilee set, with violet boxed AIR MAIL/GAMBIA-ENGLAND and red two line Mit Luftpost befordert/Flughafen Nurnberg/.. and violet M.S. Schwabenland. Photo.
451 £200
Gambia: Later Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1937 (Mar. 12) two covers from Bremen and Munich to Brazil, flown by Lufthansa D-ALIX which crashed in the Gambia River, with ACCIDENT DAVIATION cachet. Photo.
454 £90
Gambia: Later Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1937 (Mar. 12) cover from Berlin to Brazil, flown by Lufthansa D-ALIX which crashed in the Gambia River, with ACCIDENT DAVIATION cachet. Photo.
455 £90
Gambia: Later Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1937 (Mar. 12) cover from Berlin to Brazil, flown by Lufthansa D-ALIX which crashed in the Gambia River, with ACCIDENT/ DE AVIAO cachet. Photo.
456 £120
Gambia: Later Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1946 (Sept. 7) cover from London to Jamaica, flown by B.S.A.A. Star Leader which crashed just after take off and a small amount of mail was salvaged. Photo.
457 | £160
Gambia: Later Covers: Incoming Mail: A colllection of stamps on leaves, incl. range of Paquebot cancellations, Gambia used in Sierra Leone, Liverpool Paquebots, etc. (approx. 316)
458 | £120
Gambia: Later Covers: Incoming Mail: A collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. Australia, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, etc. (31 items)
459 | £210
Gambia: Later Covers: Maritime Mail: 1903 to 1997, a collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. range of Paquebot marks, boxed POSTED ON STEAMER, etc. (28 items)
462 | £65
Gambia: Later Covers: Postcards: A selection in an album, incl. views, ethnic, all unused, etc. (38 items)
464 £80
Gambia: Later Covers: Telegrams: 1940 (Aug. 26) O.H.M.S. envelope to U.S.A., bearing SEND YOUR TELEGRAMS/BATHURST/GAMBIA/VIA IMPERIAL datestamp type Tel 4, with Bathurst c.d.s. alongside. Photo.
465 £85
Gambia: Later Covers: Telegrams: 1940 (Aug. 27) envelope to England, bearing 1938-46 3d. and 1s. tied by SEND YOUR TELEGRAMS/BATHURST/GAMBIA/VIA IMPERIAL datestamp type Tel 4, with Bathurst c.d.s. alongside. Photo.
466 £100
Gambia: Later Covers: Telegrams: 1940 (Sept. 24) envelope to England, bearing 1938-46 3d. and 1s. tied by SEND YOUR TELEGRAMS/BATHURST/GAMBIA/VIA IMPERIAL datestamp type Tel 4, with Bathurst c.d.s. alongside. Photo.
467 £210
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: 1940 (Oct. 14) envelope from Bathurst to England, franked by 1938-46 1/2d. and 2d., with censor label type P.C. 90 type 1A, No. 442, only known used on this date. Photo.
468 | £55
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: 1941 (Oct. 16) stamplesss envelopes (2) to England, both with oval R.A.F./CENSOR/141 in blue, only recorded for this date.
469 £240
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: 1941 (Dec. 8) envelope to England, franked by 1938-46 6d. and 5s., with boxed 1941/American-African Ferry/Air Mail Service/FIRST FLIGHT cachet and two line PASSED BY/CENSOR (earliest known used of the censor mark). Photo.
470 £200
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: 1942 (July 20) envelope from Bathurst to Argentine, bearing 1938-47 1s. and 2s.6d., bearing a fine strike of the rare ARMY/POST OFFICE in violet, stated to be the only known example. Photo.
471 | £180
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: A collection of Army censor covers in an album, incl. censor marks and labels, F.P.O 109 cancellations, 1942 (Nov. 23) stampless cover to England with F.P.O./109 c.d.s., circular censor mark in violet and boxed DAMAGED BY SEA-WATER, etc. (51 items)
472 | £210
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: A collection of Army censor covers on leaves, incl. censor marks and labels, F.P.O 109 cancellations, etc. (32 items)
473 | £450
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: A selection of Civilian censored mail on leaves, incl. 1940 (Mar. 1) envelope to U.S.A. with OPENED BY/CENSOR label type 1, 1941 (Dec. 2) envelope to U.S.A. used on the American-African Ferry flight, with octagonal (crown)/PASSED/P.203, etc. (23 items)
474 | £380
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: A selection of mainly Civilian censored mail in an album, incl. 1943 (Sept. 17) envelope to England, franked by 1938-46 1/2d. and 2d., with octagonal censor mark and boxed DAMAGED BY SEA-WATER, range of cachets and labels, incoming mail, etc. (41 items)
475 | £650
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: A selection of Civilian censored mail on leaves, incl. 1941 (Dec. 9) envelope to U.S.A. used on the American-African Ferry flight, with boxed PASSED by CENSOR/BATHURST, 1942 (July 5) envelope to England, franked by 1938-46 3d. and 1s., with unframed (crown)/PASSED/NN/1 (earliest known usage of this mark, etc. (31 items)
476 | £260
Gambia: Later Covers: World War II: A collection of R.A.F. censor cachets in an album, incl. 1942 (Nov. 29) stampless cover to England bearing boxed R.A.F./CENSOR/84 and violet boxed DAMAGED BY SEA-WATER, a few with censor labels, etc. (24 items)