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

Sale number: 69

Wednesday 16th November 2011

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2001 | £5000
A mint K.G.V collection in a 1929 Postal Union Congress presentation book (most are mounted so are not the original stamps), incl. Great Britain 1929 P.U.C. set, 1934 re-engraved set, Bahamas 1921-37 set, Bermuda 1924-32 to 10s., British Honduras 1921-33 to $5, Ceylon 1927-29 set, Cyprus 1924-28 to 1., 1928 Anniversary set, Dominica 1923-33 to 1, Falkland Islands 1921-28 set, Gambia 1922-29 to 10s., Gibraltar 1925-32 to 1, Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1912-24 to 1, 1922-27 set, Hong Kong 1921-37 to $5, Malaya with F.M.S. 1922-34 to $5, Johore 1922-41 to $10, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
2002 | £4800
A Q.V. to K.G.V accumulation on stockleaves, incl. Australia, British Honduras with 1891-1901 $1 to $5 mint, Brunei 1908-22 $25 overprinted SPECIMEN, Cayman Islands 1907-09 to 10s. mint (2), Fiji, Jamaica, Montserrat, Morocco Agencies 1935-37 2s.6d. and 5s. in mint blocks of four, New Hebrides 1938 set perfin SPECIMEN, Sarawak 1918 set overprinted SPECIMEN, Transvaal, Tonga, Zanzibar, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (few 100s)
2003 | £1050
A Q.V. to K.G.V mainly mint British Empire selection in varied condition incl. Antigua 1884-87 CA 2 1/2d. with variety slanting foot, 1921-29 1, Australia 1926-30 perf. 131/2 1s.4d. marginal block with part imprint, 1931 Air 6d. Ash Imprint block showing re-entry, 1932 Bridge 5s. used (c.t.o.), Falkland Is. 1898 CC 2s.6d. and 5s., G.B. 1902-13 10s., 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., Gilbert and Ellice Is. 1912-24 MCA 1, Malta 1922-26 1 Newfoundland 1933 Gilbert set in marginal unmounted blocks, N.Z. 1931 Smiling Boys, South Africa 1910-13 to 5s., also France 1936 South Atlantic Flight set, etc. (approx. 130)
2004 | £1000
A large all World accumulation in a quantity of albums and stockbooks, and loose in six cartons, strength in Europe incl. Belgium mint and used, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands mint and used, Scandinavia, Spain, Russia, Eastern Europe incl. Czechoslovakia, Poland, some G.B., others incl. British Africa incl. duplicated South Africa used, British Middle East, Japan, U.S.A., large quantity in packets, etc. (many 1,000s)
2005 | £750
A British Commonwealth collection in five albums, incl. Australia with 1928 Exhibition miniature sheet mint, Canada, Cayman Islands 1900 1/2d. and 1d. both in horizontal strips of three from the upper left corner of the sheet showing plate number 3, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong 1941 Centenary set mint, Jamaica, Newfoundland, Nigeria, etc. (100s)
2006 | £1750
A Q.V. to Q.E.II British Empire accumulation in 28 albums and stockbooks in three cartons with mint and used definitives, commemoratives and miniature sheets, incl. Australia, Canada, Egypt, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, India, Malaya, Malta, New Zealand, Singapore, British Africa, Pacific Islands, West Indies, some complete Q.E.II definitive sets, much duplicated used in places, also a little Foreign, etc. (1,000s)
2008 | £1200
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used duplicated British Empire collection in four albums and on leaves incl. Aden, Antigua 1938-51 1/2d. to 1 set both mint and used, Bahamas, Barbados, British Honduras, Brunei, Sarawak 1899-1908 1c. to $1 used, 1918 1c. to $1 used, 1928-29 1c. to $1 set (less 20c. ) used, 1945 B.M.A. overprint to $4 used, Cayman Is., Gambia, Grenada, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Montserrat, Turks, etc. (many 100s)
2009 | £620
A selection in a small box with German Occupation of Belgium, Belgian Occupation of the Rhineland incl. Eupen and Malmedy sets mint or used, a collection of Bulgaria from 1879 incl. 1884-5 50 on 1f. used, a collection of Jordan and a collection of Poland with 1928 Philatelic Exhibition sheet mint, P.O.s abroad issues for Danzig etc., varied condition.
2010 | £520
An all World accumulation in five albums (incl. three New Ideals) in varied condition contained in a carton with. U.S.A. 1893 Columbus $3 used, mint and used British Empire incl. Hong Kong 1891 Jubilee 2c. unused, 1941 Centenary set mint, etc. (many 100s)
2011 | £920
An accumulation in an album, six small stockbooks and loose with main interest in mint British Empire incl. Aden 19037 Dhow to 2r., 5r. and 10r., Bermuda with a selection of keyplates to 1 (2), Hong Kong, India, Labuan, Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 values to 10s., 1 in blocks, 1953 to 2s. 6d., 5s. and 10s. in marginal blocks of five and 20s., Rhodesia 1898-1901 to 7s.6d, 10s., Somaliland 1912-19 MCA to 3r., 5r., South Africa 1933-48 to 10s. in blocks, etc. (100s)
2012 | £1500
An all World accumulation in 31 albums and stockbooks and loose contained in three cartons with a small stockbook containing unmounted mint 1970s China sets, strength in G.B. with 1840 1d. (2, one QD with four margins) used, later sets mint, sets from 1980s to 2009 in presentation packs and on Bureau f.d.c.s, etc. (1,000s)
2013 | £620
An accumulation in eighteen albums and stockbooks and loose contained in two cartons with mint and used British Empire incl. K.U.T. high values fiscally used, duplicated G.B. from Q.V., range of mint blocks and multiples, covers, etc. (1,000s)
2014 | £920
An accumulation in varied condition in eleven albums and stockbooks, on stockcards contained in a carton with strength in mint and used British Empire incl. Australia, Canada 1908 Quebec set mint, Falkland Is. 1960 1/2d. to 1 set used, Fiji 1938-55 to 10s., 1, mint, also U.S.A., etc. (many 100s)
2015 | £820
A mint and used British Empire collection in varied condition in two stockbooks and two albums incl. Hong Kong 1912-22 to $10 used, later unmounted mint to $20, Jamaica 1938-52 1/2d. to 10s.(3), 1 mint, Leeward Is., Malayan States, Montserrat, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, etc. (many 100s)
2016 | £650
An all World accumulation in varied condition in 27 albums and stockbooks contained in two cartons with duplicated ranges incl. G.B. from Q.V., Germany, Indonesia, Malaya, U.A.E., etc. (many 1,000s)
2017 | £400
A collection in one album with a mint and used collection of French Morocco incl. local issues, French Post Offices in Egypt, Italian States, Bosnia and Herzegovina etc., varied condition.
2018 | £450
The balance of a large collection on leaves, stockpages and loose contained in a carton incl. Bavaria, Berlin, China 1951 presentation booklet, Channel Islands mint, Spain, G.B. German presentation packs, etc. (1,000s)
2019 | £820
A collection of Foreign countries in eight binders, stockbooks and on leaves with strength in mint issues incl. Bulgaria, Danzig, Greece, Hungary 1925 Sports set, 1933 Air to 2p., 5p. mint, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Yugoslavia, etc. (many 100s)
2020 | £550
A mainly mint collection of Baltic States on stockpages and leaves with Latvia 1918 5k. imperf. complete sheet on military map, 1932 and 1933 Air Charity sets both imperf. and perf., 1932 Pioneers Air Charity perf., Estonia with 1919 overprints, 1923 Air surcharges, Lithuania, etc. (100s)
2021 | £260
A mint and used collection in seven binders, two stockbooks and loose contained in a a carton with British Empire incl. Canada with unmounted mint modern sets and miniature sheets, Malayan States, N.Z., Sudan, Omnibus issues with 1935 Silver Jubilee used, also U.S.A. with a range of unmounted sets and miniature sheets and Year packs, etc. (many 100s)
2023 | £320
An accumulation in five albums and stockbooks and loose incl. France 1937 PEXIP miniature sheet unused (stuckdown), mint Ceylon, strength in Germany with Third Reich sets both mint and used incl. 1939 Nrburgring Races, also 1935 OSTROPA miniature sheet used (faults in margins), West Germany, etc. (many 100s)
2024 | £520
An accumulation in two albums and loose, incl. Gambia, New Zealand, flown covers, etc. (100s)
2025 | £210
A collection in rather mixed condition in one Imperial album, a Strand album and on leaves, strength in British Empire incl. Bermuda 1901 1/4d. on 1s. complete mint sheet of 240, Hong Kong, N.Z. 1931 Health Smiling Boys pair mint, etc. (many 100s)
2026 | £150
A large all World accumulation of mostly covers in three cartons with duplicated f.d.c.s incl. Australia, India, quantity of Ireland, New Zealand, U.S.A., G.B., also mint and used stamps, miniature sheets, Channel Is. and I.O.M. presentation packs, etc. (many 100s)
2027 | £400
A collection in varied condition in five albums and an excercise book contained in a small carton incl. Q.V. to K.G.V British Empire in a New Ideal album and a mint and used K.G.VI collection in a S.G. album, also U.S.A, etc. (many 100s)
2028 | £150
A K.G.V to Q.E.II mainly mint British Empire collection in an album incl. Niue, Norfolk Is., Pitcairn Is., Tristan Da Cunha with 1952, 1954 (also used), 1960 and 1961 definitive sets, etc. (many 100s)
2029 | £1050
A British Empire accumulation on leaves and loose incl. Australian States from imperfs. unused and used with Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, Leeward Is. 1938-51 values to 10s., 1 (2) used, New Zealand Chalon issues, Nova Scotia, Zululand 1888-93 overprinted on Natal 1/2d. with and without stop blocks of nine mint (some creasing), 1894-96 values to 4s. mint, quantity of loose in envelopes (some stuck down), etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
2031 | £320
A mint and used collection of Far East countries in varied condition in an album incl. Indo-China, Korea, Thailand, etc. (100s)
2035 | £130
Accessories: Six leather bound S.G. ring binders, thirteen packs of SG Exeter/Plymouth extra transparent faced leaves, also two cased FG Popular binders with leaves. Condition is a little mixed.
2036 | £300
Literature: The Work of Jean De Sperati Parts I (text) and II (plates) in good condition, also The Work of Jean De Sperati II by Robson Lowe and Carl Walske.
2037 | £250
Literature: A selection of thirty five publications contained in a carton covering a number of different areas incl. Edwin Muellers Handbook of the Pre-Stamp Postmarks of Austria, The Stamps and Postal History Of The Gambia, The Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia and The Gulf by Donaldson, five Proud books incl. The Postal History of Fiji and Iraq,.
2038 | £130
Literature: A selection of seven publications incl. The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps Volumes I, II, III and V, Madame Joseph Revisited boxed pair, etc.
2039 | £120
Literature: A selection of twenty one publications in varied condition with main interest in Great Britain incl. Robson Lowes Encyclopeadia Vol. I (1947 and 1952 editions), British County Catalogue parts 1 and 3, De La Rue Years by Wiseman (Vol I only), The Mulready Envelope by Major E B Evans, and a damaged copy of Alcocks The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland, etc.
2040 | £75
Literature: A selection of nineteen publications mainly concerning Great Britain incl. Scots Local Cancellations illustrated by Alcock, Guide Lines to the Penny Black, etc.
2041 | £3500
Omnibus Issues: 1948-49 Silver Wedding a mint and used collection on leaves, incl. complete unmounted mint set (less South and South West Africa), also Great Britain set on f.d.c., also 1 block of four on f.d.c., Bahamas 1 imprint block of six, many used sets and f.d.cs, also a selection of Great Britain, etc. (100s)
2042 | £480
Omnibus Issues: 1949 U.P.U., an accumulation in a stockbook with sets of fifteen different countries all in unmounted mint marginal blocks of six (3 x 2) incl. Falkland Is. and Dependencies, Pitcairn Is., various West Indies, also other K.G.VI unmounted mint multiples incl. British Guiana 1938-52 $3 perf. 14 x 13 block of six, Tonga 1951 Friendship Treaty set of six in complete sheets of 60, etc., mainly fine.
2043 £130
Omnibus Issues: 1949 U.P.U., Four contemporary bromides of the Empire designs with handstamped numbers 1 to 4 on reverse, comprising 21/2d. Turks & Caicos Is., 50c. Seychelles, 3pi. Cyprus, and 50c. Malaya-Selangor. Ex Falkland Islands Government Printing Office.
2045 | £320
Postal History and Covers: 1785 to 1851, a collection of stampless and pre-stamp entires in an album, mostly Europe and U.S.A. with maritime interest, ship letters, etc. (92 items)
2046 | £420
Postal History and Covers: 1799 to 1850, a selection of 57 stampless covers in a binder incl. U.S.A., Newfoundland, Jamaica, Gibraltar, maritime interest, disinfected, etc.
2047 | £180
Postal History and Covers: 1870 to 1948, a selection of 53 British Africa covers and cards with early postal stationery incl. Transvaal, Zululand Q.V. Specimen, Sudan, etc.
2049 | £210
Postal History and Covers: 1891 to 1959, an all World collection of covers and cards in a binder with postal stationery, picture postcards, range of cancellations, airmails, etc. (117 items)
2050 | £75
Postal History and Covers: 1900 (Apr.) Wreck Mail, Union Castle line Mexican sunk after a collision with the Winkfield off Cape Town, envelope to Shropshire with red straight line RECOVERED FROM/ WRECK OF MEXICAN"", torn.
2051 | £190
Postal History and Covers: A selection of approximately 200 covers and cards mainly from P.O.W.s, W.W.I and W.W.II, the majority German from a range of camps.
2052 | £300
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of W.W.I and W.W.II military and naval censorship covers and cards with much Europe and G.B., Egypt, India, etc. (approx. 250)
2053 | £650
Postal History and Covers: 1915 to 1919, a collection of 151 Middle East British Military covers and cards written up on leaves with registered and censored, A.P.O.s in Turkey, Jerusalem, Egypt, Greece, Palestine, Gaza, Syria, etc.
2055 | £480
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of mainly W.W.II covers and cards incl. censored, service suspended, Red Cross messages, also some Sudan, etc. (approx. 250)
2056 | £270
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of mainly W.W.II covers and cards incl. East Africa, Sudan, censorship material, P.O.W., etc. (approx. 250)
2058 | £980
A collection of armail covers and cards (111) in a binder incl. New Zealand, U.S.A., Canada, Brazil, Netherlands, Germany, G.B., Uruguay, with First Flights, various Zeppelin flight covers (30+), also other covers and cards, Czechoslovakia miniature sheets, etc. (approx. 165 items).
2059 | £350
Postal History and Covers: An All World accumulation of Twentieth Century covers and cards in a small box with flown covers incl. Germany 1931 Zeppelin, early f.d.c.s with Papua 1938 Air set, G.B. K.G.VI with 1948 1 brown on registered cover, etc. (100s)
2060 | £600
Postal History and Covers: An all World accumulation of covers and cards contained in an old binder and loose in a carton with airmails, censored mail, Cayman Islands, later f.d.c.s with G.B. with early commemorative sets, Switzerland, San Marino, Exhibitions, etc. (many 100s)
2061 | £230
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of mainly post war covers contained in a carton incl. airmails, f.d.c.s with Hong Kong, Germany, etc. (100s)
2062 | £620
Postal History and Covers: All World accumulation of covers and cards with much W.W.II Field Service postcards, Iraq airmail covers, Germany, etc. (approx. 250)
2063 | £220
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers and cards from Egypt and Sudan with a range of flown items, stationery, etc. (approx. 250)
2064 | £260
Postal History and Covers: An all World accumulation of covers and cards (approx. 250) incl. W.W.II censored mail, Quetta earthquake, etc.
2065 | £320
Postal History and Covers: An all world selection of covers and cards (approx. 250), the majority W.W.I or W.W.II incl. returned by censor cover with PC 177 form, Aden W.W.II censor, P.O.W. mail, etc.
2066 | £320
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of approx. 250 military covers and cards with W.W.I Naval, W.W.II censored, Egypt, Australia, India, etc.
2068 | £140
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of W.W.I and W.W.II military and civil censored covers and cards with Offices in Egypt, Sudan, G.B., etc (approx. 230 covers and 20 fronts)
2069 | £380
Postal History and Covers: All World accumulation of postcards and postal stationery cards with a wide range of different countries, frankings and cancellations, interest in Egypt, postage dues, military, T.P.Os, etc. (approx. 195 items)
2070 | £220
Specimen Stamps: A selection of mainly British West Indies sets and singles overprinted SPECIMEN incl. Bahamas 1917 Special Delivery 5d., Bermuda 1902 1/2d. to 3d. set of three, 1906-10 1/4d. to 4d. set of seven, British Honduras 1915-16 1c. to 5c., Dominica 1923-33 sixteen values to 5s., Jamaica 1860-70 imperf. 2d. and 6d. (without gum), St. Vincent 1892 5d. on 4d., etc., varied condition, a few without gum, also Leeward Is. 1902 surcharge set fine used on philatelic cover. (65 + cover)
2071 £550
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Early De La Rue Stamp Issues: India 1855 8a. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 61mm.), endorsed and dated in pencil No 4 Before Hardening May 9th. Photo.
2072 £300
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Early De La Rue Stamp Issues: India 1855 4a. black and 8a. carmine, both on blued paper, part original gum, the former reperforated at top. S.G. 35, 36, cat. 1,650. Photo.
2073 £130
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Early De La Rue Stamp Issues: Ceylon 1858 imperf. 1/2d. dull mauve on white paper, mint horizontal pair, marginal from the left of the sheet with good to large margins. S.G. 17, cat. 360+. Photo.
2074 £250
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Early De La Rue Stamp Issues: India 1866 4a. die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down (22 x 24mm.), also the issued stamp, 1885 4a. and imperf. proof of WEST INDIA essay in rose. (4 items) Photo.
2075 £820
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The First Key and Duty Plate Type: Saint Christopher 1870 master die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) endorsed BEFORE HARDENING and dated Jan, 21. 1870, also 1884 4d. grey in complete mint sheet of twenty (5 x 4), hinged in margins only. Photo.
2076 | £160
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The First Key and Duty Plate Type: Selection incl. Dominica 1889 1d. upper two rows of the sheet, Tobago with Watermark Crown CA 5s. ,1885 4d. grey single and corner plate no. pair withCE flaw, also some printed by single impression for Ceylon and New Zealand, good to fine. (39)
2077 £2300
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The General Key Plate: Master die proof of Die I in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) with uncleared tablets, De La Rues archive copy dated July 23 1879. Photo.
2078 | £270
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The General Key Plate: Dies I and II, mainly mint selection of 210 incl. Virgin Islands 1884 21/2d. ultramarine (unused) showing top left triangle detached, Plate no. multiples from Plates 1 to 4 with blocks and full rows, Plate 2 Antigua 1887 4d. chestnut and Turks Islands 1885 1/2d. in complete panes of sixty, Plate 3 Turks Islands 1895 4d. block of four, mainly good to fine.
2079 £95
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The General Key Plate: Nevis Postal Fiscals, 1882 REVENUE overprint 6d. green, upper left corner Plate no. 1 block of six (3 x 2), perfs. a little short at foot, otherwise fine and scarce with five unmounted. S.G. F8, cat. 162+.
2080 £160
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The General Key Plate: Cyprus 1906 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10pa. orange and green, unmounted mint complete Left pane of sixty (without side margins) incl. R. 7/5 with variety broken top left triangle, odd tone spot well clear of variety. S.G. 61, c, cat. 425+. Photo.
2081 | £180
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Special Grenada Key Plate: Selection incl. tte-bche items with plate number in pairs and larger multiples incl. 1883 1/2d. upper two rows of sheet (six pairs), 21/2d., 4d. corner block of four (two pairs), 6d. lower four rows of sheet (twelve pairs), 8d., mint, mainly fine. (66)
2082 £1000
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Special Grenada Key Plate: Montserrat Revenue 1887 1d. lilac tte-bche vertical pair, marginal mint, fine. Believed to be the only surviving mint tte-bche pair. Barefoot 2a. Photo.
2083 | £85
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Unappropriated Plates, imperf. proofs of the three designs denominated 3d. in lilac, 1s. in green and 2 in lilac, each handstamped CANCELLED type GB14 and in a horizontal pair on watermarked paper, also G.B. Law Court 6d., Bankruptcy 1s. and Land Registry 1each handstamped SPECIMEN and 1881 G.B. 1d. strip, control S.
2084 £320
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Unappropriated Plates, Bechuanaland 1888 3d., 1s. and 1 mint, fine with good colours, this being the only use of the unappropriated plates for postage issues. The 1 with Philatelic Foundation certificate (1988). S.G. 12, 15, 20, cat. 886. Photo.
2085 £7500
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE, 1887 handpainted essay, Design A, the printers file copy in lilac, carmine and Chinese white on artists brown translucent paper (77 x 95mm.), background painted also on reverse, dated DEC 1st 87. with explanatory endorsement POSTAGE AND REVENUE STAMPS TO BE PRODUCED/FROM KEY PLATE AND OVERPRINTED WITH THE/NAME OF THE COLONY AND THE DUTY. The essay denominated 6d. and inscribed GRENADA, probably due to the lengthy correspondence regarding dual purpose stamps that had preceded. On this date De La Rue wrote to the Crown Agents With reference to our various interviews respecting the proposed new key Plates for the production of Colonial Unified stamps, we beg to enclose a design marked A which we hope will meet with your approval ... The name of the Colony & duty appearing as an overprint so that any Colony could enjoy the use of the key plate. Both designs (see following lot) were approved by the Crown Agents in a brief memorandum on Dec. 24, a decision which lead to the employment of the the Universal Key Plate in 24 different colonial territories right up until 1954. A unique item of historic importance. Photo.
2086 £6800
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE/POSTAGE, 1887 handpainted essay, Design B, the printers file copy in blue, pale blue and Chinese white on artists brown translucent paper (72 x 94mm.), background painted also on reverse, dated DEC 1st 87. with explanatory endorsement POSTAGE STAMPS TO BE PRODUCED FROM/KEY PLATE AND OVERPRINTED WITH THE/NAME OF THE COLONY AND THE DUTY. The essay denominated 6d. and inscribed GRENADA, probably due to the lengthy correspondence regarding dual purpose stamps that had preceded. On this date De La Rue wrote to the Crown Agents With reference to our various interviews respecting the proposed new key Plates for the production of Colonial Unified stamps, we beg to enclose a design marked A which we hope will meet with your approval ... The name of the Colony & duty appearing as an overprint so that any Colony could enjoy the use of the key plate. Both designs (see following lot) were approved by the Crown Agents in a brief memorandum on Dec. 24, a decision which lead to the employment of the the Universal Key Plate in 24 different colonial territories right up until 1954. A unique item of historic importance. Photo.
2087 £2700
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: 1889 Appendix piece (204 x 173mm.) headed Stamps from the Gold Coast key plate and dated Feb 18th 1889 with three perforated proofs in purple (2) or green and overprinted REVENUE, the denominations handpainted, FIVE SHILLINGS in blue, TEN SHILLINGS and TWENTY SHILLINGS in red, also the issued Gold Coast 1889 (Sept.) POSTAGE/& REVENUE 5s., 10s. and 20s. overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12). This was the first order for the Universal key plates, limited to just 1,020 stamps including just one sheet of the 20s. The number of SPECIMEN stamps provided to the U.P.U. exceeded the number dispatched to the colony. Photo.
2088 £3500
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE/POSTAGE, Master die proof, cut-down for file copy, initialled in value tablet, affixed to piece dated and endorsed Feb 21/60 Leads/6 extra for repair crossed by Universal in red, some surface scrapes and soiling, perhaps resulting from the narrow escape in the 1940 air raid which included the destruction of 110, Bunhill Row. Photo.
2089 £60
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE/POSTAGE, British Honduras 1899 REVENUE overprint 10c. showing BEVENUE error, mint, rather heavily mounted otherwise fine. S.G. 67a, cat. 300. B.P.A. certificate (1957). Photo.
2090 | £450
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE/POSTAGE: Mainly mint selection incl. plate no. pairs and blocks from Plates 1, 2 and 3 incl. Plate 1 Seychelles 1890 Die I 48c. pair, Gambia 1905 1s.6d. and 1909 3s. blocks of four, also Seychelles 1906 6c. dented frame (used), mostly fine. (138)
2091 £1350
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Queen Victoria master die proof, stamp sized cut-down for file copy, initialled below, affixed to piece (54 x 57mm.) dated and endorsed July 12/60 Leads/6 extra for repairs, later annotated in red General amended to Universal/Colonial with note No charge/for this plate, slight soiling reflecting the items narrow escape in the 1940 air raid. Photo.
2092 £1400
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Queen Victoria Plate 2 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, initialled below, affixed to piece (53 x 56mm.) dated and endorsed June 21/120 Leads, later annotated in red Repeat/No. 2. Photo.
2093 £1350
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Queen Victoria Plate 3 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, a little rubbed at left, affixed to piece (51 x 57mm.) dated and endorsed June 30th/120 Leads, later annotated in red No. 3/No charge. Photo.
2094 £820
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Gold Coast 1889 20s. green and red. R.P.S. certificate (1986) states unused and (harshly in our opinion) creased. S.G. 24, cat. 3,250.Photo.
2095 £800
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: 1890 Leeward Islands Trials, Essay with handpainted country name LEEWARD ISLANDS and denomination HALFPENNY in green and Chinese white on POSTAGE & REVENUE proof in dull purple, perforated 14 and affixed to small piece. This duty was rejected in favour of white numeral on shaded tablet, the Colony ordering a set of eight duties in the Universal POSTAGE/& REVENUE design with the pence values in numerals and the shillings in words so that a distinction between them can easily be noticed. Photo.
2096 £350
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Leeward Islands 1890 1/2d. Duty Plate country name and value tablet die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), endorsed BEFORE/HARDENING and dated 26 JUL.90, also a corner plate no. pair of the issued stamp. Photo.
2097 £900
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: 1890 Leeward Islands Trials, Essay with handpainted country name LEEWARD ISLANDS and denomination TWO PENCE HALFPENNY in blue and Chinese white on General Key Plate Die I proof in dull purple, perforated 14 and affixed to small piece. The Colony ordered a set of eight duties in the Universal POSTAGE/& REVENUE design with the pence values in numerals and the shillings in words so that a distinction between them can easily be noticed. Photo.
2098 £800
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: 1890 Leeward Islands Trials, Essay with handpainted country name LEEWARD ISLANDS and denomination TWO PENCE HALFPENNY in blue and Chinese white on POSTAGE & REVENUE proof in dull purple, perforated 14 and affixed to small piece, also a plate block of the issued 21/2d. The Colony ordered a set of eight duties in the Universal POSTAGE/& REVENUE design with the pence values in numerals and the shillings in words so that a distinction between them can easily be noticed. Photo.
2099 £290
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: 1896 Sierra Leone 3d. imperf. colour trial in dull purple and green on unwatermarked paper, this colour combination accepted for the 1/2d. value. Photo.
2100 £210
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Leeward Islands 1902 Watermark Crown CA 2s.6d. green and black, mint example with plate no. 2 in lower margin, lightly hinged, fine and rare. From Requisition 8/04, one of just 104 possible from the 52 sheets. S.G. 27. Photo.
2101 | £200
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Chalk-surfaced paper, Leeward Islands, 1905-08 Watermark Mult. Crown CA, mint blocks of four of the ordinary paper 3d., chalk-surfaced paper 3d., 6d. (2, one slightly rubbed) S.G. 33, a, 34, cat. 690+, also Grenada and Sierra Leone adhesives showing the effects of sizing, mainly fine. (20)
2102 £180
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Straits Settlements 1906 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $25 grey-green and black overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), fine with gum. S.G. 139s, cat. 350. Photo.
2103 £8000
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die I master die proof in black on glazed card (64 x 44mm.) endorsed and dated For hardening/E.A.R./Dec 13. 1911 with the initials of Evelyn Andros De La Rue. Photo.
2104 £9000
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die I, Plate 2 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (54 x 51mm.) dated and endorsed April 26/120 Leads, later annotated in red No. 2/240 set plate/previously made/No. 1 (confirming that Plate 1 was for 240 forme printing). Photo.
2105 £520
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Gold Coast 1913 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 20s. purple and black on red, horizontal pair, lower left corner marginal with plate no. 6, fresh and fine. S.G. 84, cat. 300+. Photo.
2106 £380
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V, Single Impression Plates, Die I, Plate 1 Ceylon 3c. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) from Nov. 1918, endorsed BEFORE/HARDENING. Photo.
2107 £6800
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die II, the first master die proof, poor quality impression in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) endorsed in pencil As passed/17.1.1921, this first die progressing to the Before Striking stage on Jan. 25 before being condemned.
2108 £7000
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die II master die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) endorsed AFTER/STRIKING, initialled and dated in pencil 11-2-21. Photo.
2109 £8800
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die II, Plate 10 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (46 x 58mm.) dated and endorsed Feb 11th/120 Leads, later annotated in red No. 10/New die used for this. Photo.
2110 £4500
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V, Reversion to Die I, Plate 23 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (59 x 61mm.) dated and endorsed July 15th/120/No 23, later annotated Made from wrong die/plate cancelled Oct 32. Photo.
2111 £4000
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V Die II, Plate 26 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (47 x 61mm.) dated and endorsed July 28th/120+6/No 26, later annotated Correct die. Photo.
2112 £420
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Fiji 1922 2d. grey, Die II, imperf. proof on gummed paper with Ireland SE watermark, a lower left corner marginal (slightly trimmed) Plate no. 10 block of four. Also a matching plate block of four of the issued Fiji stamp. The proof produced by De La Rue as a paper/watermark trial for the first Irish definitives, a few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. Photo.
2113 £85
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V, Die I/Die II gutter pairs from Plate 7 in combination with Plate 12, Ceylon 1924 15c. green on pale yellow vertical pair, marginal from the left of the sheet, mint, folded between, fine. S.G. 349b, cat. 325. Photo.
2114 £180
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George V, Die I/Die II gutter pairs from Plate 7 in combination with Plate 12, Nigeria 1925 1d. rose-carmine vertical pair, folded between, mint, hinged in gutter only. S.G. 16c, cat. 375. Photo.
2115 £1350
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George VI, Plate 1 and 2 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (38 x 50mm.) dated and endorsed Oct 29th/120+20 No 1/Nov 1/120 No 2. Four King George VI plates were made, Plate 1 having only a short life. Plate 2 was retired in mid 1945 and all subsequent printings came from Plate 3. Plate 4 was not used. Photo.
2116 £1600
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George VI, Plate 3 master die proof in black on glazed card, cut-down for file copy, affixed to piece (43 x 58mm.) dated and endorsed Oct 12th/No 3/120 + 4. Four King George VI plates were made, Plate 1 having only a short life. Plate 2 was retired in mid 1945 and all subsequent printings came from Plate 3. Plate 4 was not used. Photo.
2117 £190
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: King George VI Universal Duty Plates, 1943 Leeward Islands 2d. (nos. 2/3) 1s. (nos. 2/2) and very scarce Mauritius 5c. pale lilac (nos. 2/2) with one slightly pulled corner perf., each in an upper left corner marginal mint plate block of four showing both key and duty plate numbers, the only three values to show the two numbers. Also Leeward Is. 1954 3c. and 24c. corner pairs showing both numbers (1/1), this being the only colony to retain this design. Photo.
2118 | £1300
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: Plate number multiples and singles, the mint study on leaves incl. K.E.VII Plate 1, incl. Gold Coast 1910 2s. block, Plate 2, incl. Leeward Is. 1910 5s. pair, K.G.V Plates between 1 and 28 incl. scarcer items, Single Impression printings, K.G.VI Plates 1 to 3, etc., mainly fine. (155)
2119 | £2400
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: POSTAGE & REVENUE: An extensive selection, mainly mint, incl. scarcer plate no. singles and multiples with Cayman Is. 1907 1d. pane of sixty, Zululand 1894 1/2d. plate no. strips of three (3) and block of four, 1d. plate no. strips of three (2), twelve, blocks of four and twelve, Leeward Is. incl. 1938-51 2s. Plate nos. 1, 2 and 3 blocks of four, Plate 11 Ceylon 1923 10r. and Seychelles 1921 2r. 25 singles, Gold Coast 1924 5s. block of four, varieties incl. Ceylon 1924 15c. Die I/II gutter pair (rejoined), mostly fine. (approx. 930)
2120 £850
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": 1889 handpainted essay, the printers file copy in lilac, green and Chinese white on artists brown translucent paper (60 x 78mm.) dated MAY 20th. 89, highly attractive. Photo.
2122 £380
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Essay with SEYCHELLES country name and 5r. value tablet handpainted in green and Chinese white on imperf. Queen Victoria key plate proof in dull purple, affixed to small piece. Photo.
2123 £250
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Master die proof of King Edward VII key plate, Printers file copy in black on glazed card (69 x 38mm.), dated in pencil Nov 9 1905 and initialled. Photo.
2124 £210
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Seychelles King Edward VII 1d. imperf. colour trial on watermarked Mult. Crown CA paper, fine with gum, also issued 4c. mint and 5r. used and previous issue 1904 4c. on 30c. mint. (4 items) Photo.
2126 £100
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Key Plates: "" REVENUE/REVENUE"": Seychelles Revenue 1915 4c. lilac and olive-green handstamped SPECIMEN the (slightly rubbed) file copy of the only printing from this plate affixed to small piece endorsed in red above Keyplate 60 set/March 1915. Photo.
2127 £100
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/POSTAGE 2c. in olive-green and blue, solid numeral, imperf. on unwatermarked paper, affixed by corner to small piece (26 x 32mm.). Photo.
2128 £200
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/POSTAGE 1897 (Aug.) Gambia Trials, Second submission, imperf. 6d. in violet and carmine, white numeral, on gummed, unwatermarked paper with upper margin, fine. Photo.
2129 £190
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 1888 (Aug.) First Series from Appendix B, 2c. in green and brown, white numeral, perf. 14 on unwatermarked paper with part gum. Photo.
2130 £220
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 1888 (Aug.) First Series from Appendix B, 2c. in green and yellow, white and solid numeral examples, perf. 14 on unwatermarked paper affixed to piece (53 x 26mm.) initialled in red between. Photo.
2131 £300
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 1898 (Feb.) Gold Coast Trials, 6d. in green and red on yellow, imperf. white and solid numeral examples, affixed to piece (71 x 33mm.). Ex Sussex. Photo.
2132 £150
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in dull purple and ultramarine, white numeral, imperf. on gummed, unwatermarked paper, minor corner bend. Photo.
2133 £130
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in dull purple and orange, white numeral, imperf. on unwatermarked paper without gum. Photo.
2134 £95
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in dull purple and deep brown (a possibly unrecorded sepia shade), solid numeral imperf. on gummed, unwatermarked paper. Photo.
2136 £130
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in green and orange, white numeral, imperf. on unwatermarked paper, also Grenada 1895 1s., the only stamp printed in this colour combination, in a SPECIMEN overprint horizontal strip of five as supplied for U.P.U. distribution and corner plate block of four from the first printing. (10) Photo.
2137 £180
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Queen Victoria Imperium Trials: POSTAGE/& REVENUE 6d. in green and brown, white numeral, imperf. on gummed, unwatermarked paper, also Gold Coast 10s. and Northern Nigeria 10s. in this colour combination (despite official approval for an orange duty for Northern Nigeria), both overprinted SPECIMEN, and six earlier issues in previously favoured chestnut/brown shades. Photo.
2138 £190
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: The following lots are described to correspond with the vendors listing of these published in the London Philatelist, Vol. 117, No. 1357, July-Aug. 2008. 1907 (Nov.) Document 1 - IMPERIUM 6d. in green and black on green, affixed to unendorsed piece (31 x 34mm.). Photo.
2139 £320
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Jan.) Document 3 - IMPERIUM 6d. in grey-black and red annotated 4/-/No. 20 alongside with Oval 1d. in the same colours annotated 4/-/No. 46 alongside together on piece (118 x 31mm.). Photo.
2140 £750
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Jan.) Document 3 - IMPERIUM 6d. in green and carmine annotated 25/No 26 alongside with Oval 1d. in the same colours annotated 25/No 52 alongside together on piece (117 x 38mm.). Photo.
2141 £500
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Mar.) Document 4 - Headed piece (185 x 89mm.) printed in brown, from the first sheet of the three page document bearing imperf. IMPERIUM 6d. and Oval 1d., both in black, endorsed above No. 1 .. Less than 1/4d./S.F. Black and No. 28 .. Less than 1/4d./S.F. Black respectively. Photo.
2142 £200
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Mar.) Document 4a - Oval 1d. in black (pale) and black on green, affixed to piece (35 x 34mm.) endorsed above (in brown) No. 15 .. Green Paper./Border, S.F. Black. Head, D.F. Black from the first single page document. Photo.
2143 £210
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Mar.) Document 4a - Oval 1d. in green and red on yellow, affixed to piece (35 x 33mm.) endorsed above (in brown) No. 21 .. 5s./Border, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Green. Photo.
2144 £720
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Mar.) Document 4 - Nyasaland 10 in blue-green and red, affixed to piece (35 x 54mm.) endorsed above (in brown) No. 61 .. 25./Border, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Green. from the three page document. Photo.
2145 £620
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - Headed piece (186 x 89mm.) printed as requested in black, from the first sheet of the three page document bearing imperf. IMPERIUM 6d. and Oval 1d., both in black, endorsed at left Less than 1/4d. and No. 1/S.F. Black and No. 28/S.F. Black above each respectively. Also three issued stamps in this colour. Photo.
2146 £100
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in purple on yellow, affixed to piece (32 x 31mm.) endorsed above in black No. 8. Yellow Paper./Duty, S.F. Purple. Head, D.F. Purple. for the 3d. value, from the final three page document. Also Gambia 1909 3d. Plate no. 1 and Grenada 1913 3d. Plate no. 2 blocks of four of the issued stamps. Photo.
2147 | £320
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in purple and orange, affixed to piece (33 x 30mm.) endorsed above in black No. 12/Duty, S.F. Amber. Head, D.F. Purple. for the 71/2d. value. Photo.
2148 £320
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in green and blue, affixed (slight buckle) to piece (31 x 31mm.) endorsed above in black No. 16/Duty, S.F. Blue. Head, D.F. Green. for the 1s.6d. value. Photo.
2149 £160
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in grey-black and red on blue, affixed to piece (32 x 32mm.) endorsed above in black No. 18. Blue Paper./Duty, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Black. for the 2s.6d. value. Also Leeward Islands 1911 2s.6d. Plate no. 2 block of four and Nyasaland 1938 2s.6d. Plate no. 1 pair of the issued stamps. Photo.
2150 £230
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - 6d. in grey-black and red, affixed to piece (30 x 31mm.) endorsed above in black No. 20./Duty, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Black. Also mint examples of Gibraltar 1910 4s., British Honduras 1913 $1 and 1925 $1, Bermuda 1920 4s., Gambia 1922 4s. and Leeward Is. 1922 4s. issued in these colours, and Nyasaland 1908 4s. and 1913 4s.with colours reversed. (9 items) Photo.
2151 £580
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: 1908 (Apr.) Document 5 - Nyasaland 10 in green and red, affixed to piece (31 x 40mm.) endorsed above in black No. 55./Duty, S.F. Red. Head, D.F. Green. Also a mint selection of issued stamps in these colours, large and small formats, incl. regional and individual territory issues and single impression values in green on yellow. (36 items)
2152 £80
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: British Honduras 1913 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $5 purple and black on red, mint, fine. S.G. 110, cat. 250. Photo.
2153 £110
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: British Solomon Islands 1914 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, mint, fine. S.G. 38, cat. 250. Photo.
2154 £270
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Gold Coast 1921-25 15s. dull purple and green (with margin, detached), Die II and 2 green and orange, fine mint, printed in suggested colours for the nearest value under the scheme, these being the 8s. and 5 respectively. S.G. 100a, 102, cat. 640. Photo.
2155 £480
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Cyprus 1923 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, mint, fine. S.G. 101, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2156 £85
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Leeward Islands 1928 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 80, cat. 225. Photo.
2157 £90
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Bermuda 1932 Watermark Mult. Script CA 12s.6d. grey and orange in new colours influenced by the primarily fiscal use intended for this value, a fine mint example. S.G. 93, cat. 250. Photo.
2158 | £450
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Universal Colour Scheme: Study on leaves, mainly mint, illustrating the 27 colour combinations, etc. incl. Gibraltar 1911 8s., Bermuda 1924 10s., Cayman Is. 1908 10s., Northern Nigeria 1912 1, St. Vincent 1911 1, etc., chiefly fine. (103)
2159 £1050
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: King Edward VII, 1908 master die proof of the Kings head used for both Oval and Nyasaland key plates, in black on glazed card, cut-down (21 x 25mm.). Photo.
2160 £1450
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: King Edward VII master die proof of complete key plate with value, country name and inscription tablets uncleared, cut down to stamp-size for file reference and affixed to small piece. Photo.
2161 £210
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Nyasaland 1925 POSTAGE/REVENUE 11/2d. frame die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), also the issued stamp. Photo.
2162 £270
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Ceylon 1927 POSTAGE/REVENUE 5r. imperf. plate proof of frame in black on surfaced paper, archive block of eight (2 x 4) from the lower right corner of the sheet dated 29/7/27 in ms., also the issued 5r. in mint corner plate no. pair. Photo.
2163 £120
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Grenada 1937 POSTAGE/POSTAGE 1d. postal stationery POSTAGE/POSTAGE proof of complete design in red on thin card (50 x 59mm.) numbered A320, initialled and dated 29/10/37. Photo.
2164 £130
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Nyasaland 1937 POSTAGE/REVENUE 1d. printers archive photographic record (33 x 36mm.) of King George VI head essay rejected in favour of Waterlow 1934 design. Photo.
2165 £350
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: Ceylon 1938 REVENUE/REVENUE 20r. frame die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), numbered C129, initialled and dated 8/3/38 in pencil, endorsed Appd/HS/8/5 by H. Stansfield for Crown Agents, also the issued stamp and 1927 Postage & Revenue 20r., mint. (3 items) Photo.
2166 | £520
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Oval' Key Plates: A range of mainly plate no. multiples incl. Plate 1 POSTAGE/REVENUE Nyasaland 1921 1d. pane of sixty, British Honduras 1932 Belize Relief Fund set in blocks of four, Ceylon uninscribed 1943 5r, and REVENUE/REVENUE 1938 10r. blocks of four, Plate 3 POSTAGE/REVENUE Grenada 1921 2d. pane of sixty, most good to fine mint. (333)
2167 £1650
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: King Edward VII master die proof of complete design with country name, inscription and value tablets uncleared, in black on glazed card, cut-down to stamp size. Photo.
2168 £400
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: East Africa & Uganda 1903-04 Watermark Crown CC 20r. grey and stone, upper right corner marginal example with plate number, light diagonal bend otherwise fine and hinged in margin only. S.G. 15, cat. 550+. Photo.
2169 £250
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: Nyasaland 1908 10 purple and ultramarine overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12a), a trifle rubbed otherwise fine with part gum. S.G. 82s, cat. 900. Photo.
2170 £1100
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: Straits Settlements 1911 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $25 purple and blue on blue, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 168, cat. 2,250. Brandon certiicate (1982). Photo.
2171 £300
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: Ceylon 1912-25 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 50r. dull purple, mint, fine. S.G. 320, cat. 500. Photo.
2172 £380
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: Straits Settlements 1923 Watermark Mult. Script CA $25 purple and blue on blue, mint with some light gum toning. S.G. 240b, cat. 900. Photo.
2173 £180
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: Ceylon 1927 100r. dull purple and blue overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D16), with gum (a little disturbed around perfs.), good colours. S.G. 360s, cat. 375. Photo.
2174 | £720
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Postage & Revenue Design: Mint selection incl. Bermuda with 1920 4s., 1931 2s. (corner marginal with plate no.), 1942 2s. block of twenty, Leeward Islands 1938 10s. (thin), 1945 1 (2), plate no. blocks of four of Leeward Islands 1928 10s., 1945 1, 1954 $2.40 and $4.80, Nyasaland 1938 1, Tanganyika 1927 1s. and 2s., etc., most fine. (66)
2175 £1850
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design: Bermuda 1936 Postal Fiscal 12s.6d. grey and orange showing HPF 45 break in lines below left scroll, mint, light pre-gumming horizontal bend, fine. Barefoot 12 var. S.G. F1e, cat. 4,250
2176 £500
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design: Ceylon 1938 100r. frame die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), numbered C 195, dated 15/3/38 and initialled, and endorsed appd/16/3 with initials. Photo.
2177 £120
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design: Ceylon 1938 100r. purple and blue, used with large 7 SEP/1939 datestamp and green pencil line, scarce. Barefoot 12. Photo.
2178 £150
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design: Straits Settlements 1938 $100 black and carmine on blue, tied to piece by complete Penang Stamp Office red intaglio handstamp (only 146 sheets issued). Barefoot 59. Photo.
2179 £120
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design: Straits Settlements 1945 B.M.A./MALAYA overprint $100 dull purple and ultramarine, tied to piece by STAMP OFFICE/7 MAR/1950/KUALA LUMPUR c.d.s. Scarce, only 525 sheets printed. Barefoot 2. Photo.
2180 £1650
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design: Malacca, Penang and Singapore 1948 issue of $25, $100 and $250 values, printers coloured photographic prints of imperf. proofs in issued colours each with pencil note of requisition number and date on reverse, also issued Penang $25 used on piece.
2181 £200
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design: Singapore 1954 $25, $100 and very scarce $500, used with red seal cancellation. Barefoot 4-6. Photo.
2182 £250
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design, The 'Kodi"" (Poll Tax) Stamps: Kenya 1934 1s. rose-red and purple, mint, a little heavily mounted, fine and scarce. Barefoot 1. Photo.
2183 £380
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design, The 'Kodi"" (Poll Tax) Stamps: Kenya 1950 Perf. 13 1s. vermilion and purple, small thumb mark on gum and one perf. pulled at top, otherwise fine and scarce. Barefoot 2a. Photo.
2185 £210
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design, The 'Kodi"" (Poll Tax) Stamps: Tanganyika 1938 Perf. 14 1s. rose-red and purple, used with indistinct surface marks, a little colour washed and one corner rounded, very scarce. Barefoot 3. Photo.
2186 £380
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The 'Nyasaland' Key Plates, Revenue Design, The 'Kodi"" (Poll Tax) Stamps: Tanganyika 1953 1s. rose-red and purple, unused, some surface marks, very scarce. Barefoot 5. Photo.
2187 £280
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Regional Key Plates: East Africa & Uganda 1903 5r. frame die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) endorsed AFTER/HARDENING and dated 20 MAY 03, also the issued 5r. overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12a). (2 items) Photo.
2189 £200
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Regional Key Plates: East Africa & Uganda 1907 75c. frame die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.) endorsed BEFORE/HARDENING and dated 26 MAR 07, also the issued 75c. overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12). (2 items) Photo.
2190 £820
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Regional Key Plates: King George V head, master die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), endorsed BEFORE/HARDENING, dated 7 MAR 12 and annotated in pencil E. Africa & Kenya. Used for the rupee values of East Africa & Uganda and Somaliland. Photo.
2191 £110
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Regional Key Plates: Federated Malay States: Revenue 1926 Watermark Mult.. Script CA $250 violet and blue, used, exceptionally fresh and untoned for these. Barefoot 8. Photo.
2192 £2900
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Regional Key Plates: Malaya and States, 1937 King George VI head, file copy die proof of Plate 2, cut-down for file copy, numbered U 735 below and affixed to piece (33 x 50mm.), dated and endorsed Oct 1/100/No 2. Photo.
2193 £220
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Regional Key Plates: Singapore 1948 Perf. 14 $5 upper left corner marginal horizontal pair with Plate nos. 1/2, hinged in margin only, fine. S.G. 15, cat. 220+. Photo.
2194 | £350
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Regional Key Plates: Penang 1949-52 1c. (slight tone spots) to $5 set, all in unmounted mint corner marginal blocks of four, most with plate no., mainly fine. (80) S.G. 3-22, cat. 480+.
2195 | £850
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Regional Key Plates: Malaya and States, a mainly mint study on leaves incl. F.M.S. 1900 overprint $2, Wmk. Crown CC $2, Perak 1896 $2, Selangor 1897 $2, etc. with a range of K.G.VI plate no. and other multiples incl. Perak 1950 $5 plate no. pair, etc., mostly fine. (approx. 730)
2196 £120
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The Pictorial Types: Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika 1938-54 50c., Perf. 13 x 113/4 unmounted mint (usual toned gum) upper marginal block of four incl. variety rope not joined to sail [R. 2/5], Perf. 13 x 121/2 used vertical pair showing dot removed in pair with normal, mainly fine. S.G. 144,a, 144eb, cat. 444. Photo.
2197 | £320
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Pictorial types: Selection incl. mint multiples, working proofs, Ceylon 1936 printers photographic proof of K.E.VIII head 3c. and 50c. essays, K.U.T. 1938 50c. rope not joined variety mint, etc., mostly fine. (approx. 315)
2198 £230
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: King Edward VIII, 1936 essay for proposed key plate issue, imperf. proof of Leeward Islands name plate on unwatermarked gummed paper, light vertical bend. Also later issued K.G.VI and Q.E.II stamps for Dominica and Grenada employing this design but printed by Harrison & Sons. Requisition 850/1 dated Dec. 5 1936 was for 200,000 stamps with 416 Specimens but these, together with all dies and plates, were destroyed on delivery to the Crown Agents due to the abdication. Photo.
2199 £1400
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Commemorative Key Plates: 1937 Coronation, Leeward Islands set of three imperf. proofs in issued colours on gummed watermarked paper, each perforated SPECIMEN (Samuel type D20), the 11/2d. with vertical bend, otherwise fine. One of only six. Photo.
2200 | £230
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Commemorative Key Plates: 1946 Victory, mint selection incl. plate blocks, unissued Malayan Union 8c. (cat. 425), also 1953 Coronation with photographic proof of essay, mainly fine. (113)
2201 £85
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Forgeries, Sperati die proof of the Montserrat General Key plate 4d. handstamped REPRODUCTION INTERDITE and signed Jean de Sperati beneath, affixed to small piece. Photo.
2202 £420
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Forgeries, Sperati die proofs (2) of the Queen Victoria POSTAGE/& REVENUE key plate and Gold Coast 1889 20s. duty plate respectively, both handstamped REPRODUCTION INTERDITE and signed Jean de Sperati beneath Photo.
2203 £190
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Forgeries, Sperati forgery of Gold Coast 1889 20s. green and red, unused, slightly stained at right, signed Jean de Sperati on reverse. Photo.
2204 | £380
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Forgeries, a selection of forgeries of General and Universal types incl. Sierra Leone 1903 1 and complete Fournier 1d. sheet of 25, good to fine. (approx. 40)
2205 £260
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Selection of Essays and Samples, incl. the 1894 AFRICA Essay incorporating Minerva head, imperf. proof (marginal) of complete design in green and violet, cut-down die proof of sample stamp incorporating the head in blue and brown, BRITISH EMPIRE 3d. stationery card, OVERSEAS DOMINIONS 20 in green imperf. and in carmine and green perforated, etc. (7 items)
2207 | £320
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Specimen Stamps, a selection incl. Mauritius 1863-72 1d., 2d. and 4d. overprinted CANCELLED and with a comprehensive range of SPECIMEN overprints and perfins, incl. Ceylon 1918-19 set of four, Gold Coast 1921-24 values to 2, K.U.T. 1903-04 values to 10r., Nyasaland 1903-04, 1908-11 and 1913-19 values to 1, etc., fair to fine. (106)
2208 | £240
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: Revenues, a selection of revenue designs and some overprinted, incl. Fiji R overprint 1910 1, 1914 5s., Jamaica with JUDICIAL overprint blocks, Natal Telegraphs to 1s. on 1.10s., Nigeria 1916 1s., Seychelles, Transvaal 1902 2s.6d. inverted centre (regummed, possibly cleaned), etc., mint and used, poor to fine. (115)
2209 | £1950
The M.N. Oliver, FRPSL, Collection of De La Rue Colonial Key Plates: The exhibition study presenting the development and history of De La Rues stamp production concentrating on the four main categories of Key Plate produced by the company: the General Colonial (from the 1870 first design through to the Leaves design of 1912 onward), Regional, Commemorative and Individual, with with plate no. multiples and use of marginal rules, the adoption of the Universal Colour Scheme and use of universal duty plates, sheet numbers, Revenues incl. Nigeria 1916 1s. pair, Straits Settlements 1936 $25, used on pieces, etc. explained and illustrated throughout by the stamps themselves, incl. Great Britain 1855 4d. overprinted SPECIMEN, British Columbia 1860 21/2d. (reperforated at left), Montserrat 1880 4d., Saint Lucia 1891 10s., Gold Coast 1894 and 1902 20s., Federated Malay States 1900 Wmk. Crown CC $2, Antigua 1903 5s., Fiji 1903 1, Nyasaland 1903 1, Somaliland 1904 and 1919 5r., East Africa 1912 3r. plate block, Fiji 1912 1, Nyasaland 1913 10s., Leeward Is. 1928 10s., etc. mainly mint with some unused and incl. Leeward Islands 1956 last day cover, mainly fine. (approx. 500)
2210 £300
Aden: 1937 Dhow 1/2a. to 10r. set, fine mint. S.G. 1-12, cat. 850. Photo.
2211 | £130
Aden: A small accumulation from 1855 to 1956 with a selection of India used in Aden, later incl. K.G.VI high values used on pieces, covers and cards with a range of frankings, etc.
2212 | £400
Albania: A collection from 1913 to 1977 on stockpages incl. 1913 handstamped values to 2pi. used, 1914 Prince William Arrival handstamped set used, 1914-15 Shkoder Provisionals, 1919 Comet handstamps, 1924 and 1928 National Assembly sets mint, 1927 Air overprints both mint and used, 1928 Air Inauguration set mint, 1931 Air set, 1934 Revolution set used, 1939-40 1q. to 20q. set mint, etc. Not all overprinted isues are expertised and consequently sold as is. (100s)
2213 | £450
Andorra: A collection on leaves, mainly mint incl. 1931 set to 20f. 1931-32 Postage Dues, 1932-43, 1955-58 sets, later issues to 1990, also Spanish issues incl. 1928 to 4p. (used) 1929-38 to 10p. (2), later issues to 1985 mainly fine.
2214 £140
Antigua: Incoming Mail: 1869 (Nov. 1) entire from Glasgow, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 6 OA, tied by Glasgow duplex. Photo.
2215 £200
Antigua: Incoming Mail: 1871 (Sept. 16) entire from Glasgow, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 6 QL, tied by Glasgow duplex. Photo.
2216 | £1200
Antigua: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1862 6d. imperforate pair, proof in green on unwatermarked paper, 1863-67 1d. single (2), pair, strip of four, block of four and 6d. unused, 1882 21/2d. red-brown with variety large 2 in 21/2 with sloping foot used, 1884-87 21/2d. ultramarine with large 2 in 21/2 with sloping foot used, 1s. used (5), 1932 Tercentenary sets mint (2), etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (141)
2217 | £100
Ascension: 1922 1/2d. to 3s. mainly fine mint, a few with light overall gum toning. S.G. 1-9, cat. 325.
2218 | £350
Ascension: A collection on leaves incl. 1922 set mint, 1924-33 set mint (2d. used), 1/2d. cleft rock variety, 1d., all three varieties mint, 1934 5s. used, later issues to 1987, varied condition.
2219 | £280
Ascension: A mint selection, incl. 1922 set, 1924-33 set, 1934 set, 1938-53 to 10s. (2), etc. (79)
2220 | £150
Ascension: A K.G.V to Q.E.II collection on stockleaves, mint and used with shades and duplication, incl. 1924-33 values to 2s. mint, 1938-53 to 10s. mint, used (3), 1956 to 10s. (2) mint, 1963 to 1 mint, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
2221 £2600
Australian States: New South Wales: 1850 (Jan.) Sydney View 1d. plate I without clouds, ten singles (one on piece with 2d.plate I) and a pair, used, also a vertical pair apparently unused, poor to good. Ex Straus. Photo.
2222 £380
Australian States: New South Wales: 1850 (Aug.) Sydney View 1d. plate I with clouds, four used examples, one on laid paper, all with full margins, fair to fine. Ex Straus. Photo.
2223 | £2700
Australian States: New South Wales: 1850-51 Sydney View 2d., a used selection, incl. range of plates, papers, shades, plate III variety no whip, cancellations with 24 of Callandoun, 49 of Wagga Wagga, 97 of Walcha, majority with full margins, etc., poor to fine. Ex Straus. (57)
2224 £1600
Australian States: New South Wales: 1850 (Jan.) Sydney View, Plate I later impressions 2d. greyish blue, used block of four, touched at top left, small tear just into lower right stamp, minor thin spot, otherwise a rare block. Ex Straus. S.G. 17. Photo.
2225 | £1000
Australian States: New South Wales: 1850-51 Sydney View 3d., a used selection, incl. vertical pair, laid paper (2), shades, majority with full margins, poor to fine. Ex Straus. (15)
2226 | £200
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1851-52 1d. carmine on thick yellowish paper (3) and medium bluish paper 1d. shades (4), two just touched otherwise mostly four-margined examples, mainly fine used. (7) S.G. 44, 45, 47, 48.
2227 £95
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1851-52 1d. vermilion on bluish medium paper, lightly cancelled horizontal pair [R. 2/7-8] with good to large margins, light horizontal bend. S.G., 47, cat. 280. Photo.
2228 £140
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1851-52 1d. vermilion on bluish medium paper showing no leaves right of SOUTH [R. 1/7], good to very large margins with part of adjoining stamp at left, used, fine. S.G. 48a, cat. 325. Photo.
2229 £210
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1851-52 1d. claret on thick bluish laid paper, good to large margins, used, fine. S.G. 50, cat. 450. Photo.
2230 £250
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1851-52 1d. shades and papers, thirteen used examples incl. three pairs, one with no leaves right of SOUTH [R. 1/7] (S.G. 48a, stain at top), three to four-margined examples, fair to fine.
2231 | £200
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1851-53 2d. Plate I, good to fine used range of shades and papers incl. three pairs, mainly good to large margined examples. (22)
2232 | £210
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1851-53 2d. selection of shades and papers with progressive impressions from Plate I (10, one on thick yellowish) and Plate II (4, one Prussian blue worn state), mainly four-margined examples fine used. (14)
2233 | £100
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1852 3d., a range of shades on greyish or bluish paper, used, margins and conditions vary. (8)
2234 £180
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1852-53 6d. grey-brown, Plate I, showing WALLS variety [R. 2/3], just touched tied to small piece. S.G. 76a, cat. 700. Photo.
2235 | £270
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1852-53 6d., a selection of shades and papers, examples from Plate I (7) and Plate I Re-engraved (14) mostly plated, margins and condition vary. (21)
2236 £210
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1853 8d., the three shades, each with three margins, also another torn and extensively repaired, and 8d. proof in blue. (5) S.G. 79-81, at. 1,800+.
2237 £130
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1854 Watermark Double Lined Numerals, 1d., selection of shades, incl. three pairs, one showing two leaves right of SOUTH [R. 2/5], most four-margined, good to fine used. (12) S.G. 82, 83, a. Photo.
2239 £600
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1854 Watermark Double Lined Numerals, (Jan.) 2d. Plate III (Plate I re-engraved), a study on leaves, mostly plated with shades and flaws, incl. ten pairs, two strips of three and a block of four, also 1855 (Sept.) no watermark 2d. (5, incl. a strip of three), most with four margins, good to fine used. (99) Photo.
2240 £140
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Laureated Issues, 1854 Watermark Double Lined Numerals, (Mar.) 3d. yellow-green, three or four-margined examples, two showing WAEES with centre bar missing [R. 4/7], good to fine used. (14) S.G. 87, a. Photo.
2241 | £980
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, Proofs, a selection incl. 1d., 5d., 8d. and 1s. coloured proofs, 1d. marginal strip of four, 2d. and 6d. blocks of four black proofs, and eleven different Perkins Bacon reprint coloured proofs, mainly fine. (27)
2242 | £290
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, a selection comprising 1854-59 6d. (9), 1s. (2), 1856-60 1d. (4, one unused), 2d. (5, four unused), 3d. (3) shades, good to fine used, most with four margins. (23)
2243 £420
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1854-59 Watermark 5 5d. dull green (1855), large margins, fine used with sunburst cancellation, fine, also a second example cancelled N.S.W. in triple ovals but with slight faults. S.G. 88, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2244 £230
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1854-59 Watermark 5 5d. dull green (1855), good to large margins, fine used with Sydney datestamp. S.G. 88, cat. 650. R.P.S. certificate (1959) Photo.
2245 | £200
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1854-59 6d., a range of shades incl. two pairs, mainly four-margined examples, chiefly fine used. (23)
2246 £280
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1854-59 Watermark 8 8d. golden yellow (1855), good to large margins, pressed vertical crease otherwise fine used. S.G. 97, cat. 1,400. Photo.
2247 £210
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1854-59 Watermark 8 8d. dull yellow-orange, good regular margins, pressed diagonal corner crease otherwise fine used. S.G. 98, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2248 | £230
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1854-59 1s., a range of shades also a pair, just touched at right, on piece, mainly four-margined examples, chiefly fine used. (12)
2249 | £680
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, Imperf. selection with Watermark numeral of value, mainly used, comprising 1854-59 5d., 6d. (8), 8d. golden yellow (2), 8d. dull yellow-orange, 1s., 1856-50 1d. (16, incl. three pairs), 2d. (68, incl. seven pairs and a strip of four), 3d. (7), margins and condition vary. (120)
2250 | £210
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: 1856-63 REGISTERED (6d.), a selection incl. 1856-59 imperf. (6d.) soft paper (2), hard paper (2), later perforated types, poor to fine. (15)
2251 £170
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1856-60 Watermark numeral of value, 2d. blue, Plate I, 1858 major retouch (Pos. 36), good to large margins, just clear at lower left, used, fine. S.G. 112a, cat. 450. R.P.S. certificate (1938) Ex Ginger and Byam. Photo.
2252 £140
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1856-60 Watermark numeral of value, 2d. blue, Plate I, 1858 major retouch (Pos. 104, first retouch), good margins, touched at lower right, used, fine. S.G. 112a, cat. 450. R.P.S. certificate (1938) Ex Ginger and Byam. Photo.
2253 £110
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1856-60 Watermark numeral of value, 2d. blue, Plate I, 1858 major retouch (Pos. 104, first retouch), good to large margins, just touched at lower left, tied by 7 Penrith sunburst to 1858 (Oct. 1) entire to Sydney, slight staining. S.G. 112a. Photo.
2254 | £95
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1856-60 Watermark numeral of value, 2d. Plate I retouches, selection of examples from positions 24 (two strips of three and a single), 25, 36, 37, 104 and 105, used, margins and condition vary (8 items)
2255 £380
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1859 Lithographic transfer of Plate I 2d. pale blue, two four-margined examples, one with small thin, otherwise fine used. S.G. 118, cat. 1,500. Photo.
2256 £300
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 12, 2d. pale blue, Plate I, major retouch (Pos. 49), cancelled by fine Windsor 3 sunburst. S.G. 133a, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2257 £190
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 12, 2d. Prussian blue, Plate II, a mint horizontal strip of three, straight edge at left, the centre stamp with slight imperfections, right-hand stamp fine. SG. 136, cat. 480. Photo.
2260 £170
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 12, 2d. Prussian blue, Plate II, major retouch (Pos. 57, second retouch), lightly cancelled, fine. S.G. 136b, cat. 400. R.P.S. certificate (1932) Ex Byam. Photo.
2263 | £450
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 12, 6d. shades, a used selection incl. olive-brown pair, etc. with some cancellation interest. (50)
2264 £350
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 12, 8d. orange, cancelled Newcastle 55 sunburst, natural paper wrinkle, 8d. red-orange used, faults. S.G. 150, 151, cat. 2,400. Photo.
2265 £450
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 12, 8d. red-orange, trival corner crease otherwise fine used with Sydney datestamp. S.G. 151, cat. 1,200. Photo.
2266 | £220
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 12, 1s. brownish red (9) and 1s. rose-carmine (13, incl. a pair) shades, mainly good to fine used. (22)
2267 | £680
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 12, a mainly unused selection of shades comprising 1d. (3), 2d. (5, one used), 3d. (2, one used), 5d. (2), 6d. (4, two used), 8d., 1s. (2, one used), fair to fine. (19)
2268 | £820
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 12, a mainly used selection with some multiples and cancellation interest, comprising shades of 1d. (51, incl. a strip of four and six unused singles), 2d. Plate I, II and I after repair (99, incl. a block and strip of four, and single on 1860 wrapper from Kiama), 3d. (14), 5d. (12, three unused), fair to fine. (174 + 1 cover)
2269 £480
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 13, 6d. purple, Plate II, variety watermark 5 sideways, lightly cancelled, perforations slightly recut at top but scarce. S.G. 165ab, cat. 1,200. Photo.
2270 | £700
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 13, a mainly used selection with shades and a few multiples, comprising 1d. (27), 3d. (55, incl. a mint block of four, faults, and nineteen with watermark 6), 5d. (22, three mint), 6d. (79, twelve with watermark 5, twenty (one unused) with watermark 12, 8d. (23, incl. two shades mint), 1s. (46, eight mint or unused), Perf. compound 12 x 13 2d. (4), also 1864 (June) 1d. (8, one mint), poor to fine. (264)
2271 | £1200
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, A mainly unused selection with some mint and a few unused, incl. 1860-72 Watermark double-lined figure of value, Perf. 13 1d. (both), 3d. (4), 5d. (3), 6d. (6, two Plate I), 8d. (3 shades), 1s. (4), also some later watermarks, fair to fine. (42)
2273 £270
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The Diadem Issues, 1864-65 Watermark single lined numeral 1, 1d. mint block of four and horizontal strip of three, imperf. between stamp and margin at right, the latter with diagonal bend otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 195, cat. 560+. Photo.
2274 | £650
Australian States: The Leslie Digby Nelson collection of New South Wales: The 5s. Coin Stamp, 1861 to 1897, a selection on leaves, mainly used with a few mint, incl. 1861-88 perfs. and shades incl. dull purple (perf. 12) used, royal purple unused (2, one toned), 1897 reissue with perf. mint and used pairs, etc., poor to fine. (84)
2275 £210
Australian States: New South Wales: 1864 (Oct. 22) envelope from Sydney to London, bearing 1860-72 perf. 13 6d. and 8d. (2), tied by Sydney duplexes, some minor staining, otherwise fine. The property of another vendor. Photo.
2276 £170
Australian States: New South Wales: Postage Dues: 1891-92 5s. and 20s. c.t.o. and 10s. mint, fair to fine. Ex Straus. S.G. D8, D9, D10. Photo.
2277 £320
Australian States: New South Wales: Officials: 1888-90 perf. 10 20s. cobalt-blue, fine c.t.o. Ex Straus. S.G. O48, cat. 850. Photo.
2278 £270
Australian States: New South Wales: Officials: 1890-91 perf. 10 20s. cobalt-blue, fine c.t.o. Ex Straus. S.G. O50, cat. 650. Photo.
2279 | £2500
Australian States: New South Wales: An accumulation on stockleaves, incl. range of Sydney Views, 1852-53 6d. used (5), 1890 20s. perf. 10 mint, 1905 20s. perf. 11 mint, Officials with 1888-90 5s. deep purple unused, 1890-91 20s. c.t.o., etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (165)
2282 £260
Australian States: Queensland: 1866 (Jan. 13) envelope (opened out) to Scotland, bearing 1864-65 2d. pair and 6d (2), cancelled by Q L in dotted ovals, attractive.
2284 £260
Australian States: Queensland: 1867 (Aug. 16) envelope to England, bearing 1864-65 2d. and 6d. (3), lightly cancelled by Brisbane duplexes, re-addressed twice upon arrival, with handstruck 2 crossed out and manuscript 4 added. Photo.
2285 £400
Australian States: Queensland: 1867 (Sept. 9) mixed franking cover franked 2d. (2) and 6d. tied by lozenge cancellations and with despatch backstamp. addressed to Warwickshire and redirected to Torquay with added G.B. 1858-79 1d. red Plate 85, tied by Leamington NO 16/67 duplex, attractive and most unusual. Photo.
2286 £220
Australian States: Queensland: 1869 (Mar. 22) envelope from Ipswich via Brisbane to England, bearing 1868-78 perf. 13 2d. strip of 5, tied by 87 numeral. Photo.
2287 £230
Australian States: Queensland: 1871 (June 8) long envelope to London, bearing 1868-78 perf. 13 2d., 4d. and 6d. (2), tied by indistinct numerals with red London Paid receiving mark. Photo.
2289 £140
Australian States: Queensland: 1872 (July 31) envelope to London, bearing 1868-78 perf. 13 1d. and 3d. (3), tied by indistinct numeral. Photo.
2290 | £2600
Australian States: Queensland: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1860 6d. green used, 1868-78 1d. orange-vermilion imperforate pair unused, some handstamped SPECIMEN, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (43)
2291 | £200
Australian States: South Australia: 1863-1902, a study of the 1s. plates 1 and 2 on leaves, with rouletted and perforated shades incl. a few multiples, with major and minor re-entries incl. plate 2 Redman re-entries R4 and R6, value tablet guidelines, shift prints, etc., mostly good to fine used with a few unused. (64) Ex Nelson.
2292 £95
Australian States: South Australia: 1867 (Aug. 27) envelope to Ireland, bearing 1867-70 9d. on 10d. tied by Adelaide c.d.s., fine. Photo.
2293 £140
Australian States: South Australia: 1868 (May 23) envelope to England, bearing 1867-70 9d. on 10d. tied by Adelaide c.d.s., fine. Photo.
2294 £420
Australian States: South Australia: 1869 (Dec. 8) envelope to London, bearing 1868-79 6d. tied by Adelaide c.d.s., re-addressed upon arrival to Huddersfield and franked by 1864-79 1d. plate 116 PH-PI pair, minor tone spots, otherwise fine. Photo.
2295 | £480
Australian States: South Australia: 1870-71, the second perforated issue, a selection of shades on leaves with some plate flaws, comprising 1d. (18), 3d. in red on 4d. (11, one used on piece with 10d. on 9d.), 3d. in black on 4d. (17), 4d. (17, one with partial double perforation at foot), 6d. (20) and 1s. (8), good to fine used (92) Ex Nelson.
2296 | £350
Australian States: South Australia: 1870-73, the compound perforations, 10d. on 9d., a range incl. pair used on 1870 piece, reconstructions (ex Murcell) of the six varieties of the surcharge for perforations 11 x 10 x 111/2 x 111/2 and for perf. 111/2 x 10 x 121/2 x 121/2, fair to fine used. (30) Ex Nelson.
2299 | £480
Australian States: South Australia: 1870-73, the compound perforations, a study on leaves with shades and multiples comprising 1d. (50, one with perfs. incomplete at top), 3d. on 4d. (8, one with broken E), 4d. (25, also scarce 1871 perf. 10), 6d. (47, incl. a block of eight), 10d. on 9d., 1s., 2s., mainly good to fine used. (134) Ex Nelson.
2300 £400
Australian States: South Australia: 1876-1900, Watermark Broad Star, Perf. 111/2-121/2 3d. on 4d. ultramarine, variety surcharge double, used, rounded corner and torn at top but scarce. S.G. 112a, cat. 1,700. Ex Nelson. Photo.
2301 | £150
Australian States: South Australia: 1876-1900, Watermark Broad Star, Perf. 111/2-121/2, a range of shades and perf. varieties, mainly mint or unused with a few used, comprising 3d. on 4d. (2), 4d. (4), 6d. (2), 8d. on 9d. (4), 9d. (3), 1s. (7) and 2s. (3), most good to fine. (25) Ex Nelson.
2302 | £320
Australian States: South Australia: 1876-1900, Watermark Broad Star, Perf. 111/2-121/2, an extensive mainly used selection on leaves wth shades and varieties, comprising 3d. on 4d. (6), 4d. (22, both plates), 6d. (12), 8d. on 9d. (28), 9d. (35, incl. two mint blocks of four), 1s. (52), 2s. (30, incl. a mint pair), fair to fine. (185) Ex Nelson.
2303 | £200
Australian States: South Australia: 1876-1900, Watermark Broad Star, Perf. 10 x 111/2-121/2, 111/2-121/2 x 10 or compound, study comprising 4d. (27), 6d. (26), 1s. (8, one unused) and 2s. (18, one unused) with shades and papers, also Perf. 10 6d. shades (7), 1901-02 Watermark Crown SA (wide) 9d. (7, incl. an unused marginal block of four), 1s. (8, three mint), 2s. (9, three mint) and a range of issues significantly misperforated. (127) Ex Nelson.
2304 | £1650
Australian States: South Australia: A selection, incl. 1855 1d. dark green used on piece dated May 4th. 1857, 1856-58 2d. red used horizontal strip of three, 1s. orange used, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (120)
2305 £780
Australian States: Tasmania: 1853 (Nov.) 1d. pale blue, very fine used on small piece, good to large margins. Ex Straus. S.G. 3, cat. 1,100. Photo.
2306 £2300
Australian States: Tasmania: 1853 (Nov.) 4d. ten used singles (one apparently unused) and a pair, all with full margins, fair to fine. Ex Straus. Photo.
2307 £420
Australian States: Tasmania: 1862 (Sept. 23) envelope to London with printed VIA MARSEILLES at top left, bearing 1860-67 6d. (2), tied by barred ovals with GENERAL POST OFFICE/HOBART TOWN datestamp in red, attractive. Photo.
2308 £400
Australian States: Tasmania: 1863-71 perf. 12 1d. carmine in a mint horizontal strip of five, some perf. reinforcements and one with vertical crease, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 70. Photo.
2310 £680
Australian States: Tasmania: 1870 imperforate plate proofs on gummed watermarked Crown CC paper comprising 2d. green (few creases), 4d. in black and blue, 9d. in mauve and orange, 10d. in mauve, all in blocks of four, mainly fine. Ex Straus. (24) Photo.
2311 £900
Australian States: Tasmania: 1871-91 Perf. 111/2 6d. dull reddish lilac in a mint block (6 x 3) from the left of the sheet, fine and scarce multiple. Ex Straus. S.G. 139, cat. 2340+. Photo.
2312 £250
Australian States: Tasmania: 1899-1900 1/2d. to 6d. set overprinted Specimen., fine with gum. S.G. 229s-236s, cat. 475. Photo.
2313 | £2800
Australian States: Tasmania: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1853 1d. pale blue used (3), 1855 watermark large Star 2d. used (5), 4d. used (8, also used block of six), 1863-71 roulette about 8 4d. used, 1880-91 4d. yellow in a mint block of four, 1899-1900 set overprinted SPECIMEN, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (158)
2315 £4800
Australian States: Victoria: 1860-63 1d. pale yellowish green with error watermarked FOUR PENCE, used, small thin, otherwise fine and rare, as only two examples have been recorded and one of those is in the Royal Collection. Sold as-is pending future certification. Ex Straus. S.G. 98b, cat. 8,000. Photo.
2316 £180
Australian States: Victoria: 1860 cover to London, bearing 1860-66 4d. pair and 1860-63 1d., tied by barred oval numerals, red London receiving mark of November 15th., few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
2319 £200
Australian States: Victoria: 1862 Colombo wreck cover addressed to London, Melbourne datestamp and rectangular framed Saved from the wreck of/ the Colombo, the adhesive additionally tied red London Paid arrival c.d.s. of Feb. 3rd, 1863, usual condition. Photo.
2321 £170
Australian States: Victoria: 1862 (Mar. 26) entire to Birmingham, bearing 1859 1s., 1860-66 3d. blue and 6d., tied by Melbourne duplexes. Photo.
2324 £320
Australian States: Victoria: 1865 (Oct. 24) envelope to Darlington, re-addressed to Torquay, bearing 1859 1s. with imperforate margin at base 1863-74 4d. pair and tied by Melbourne duplexes, with handstruck 2 at left. Photo.
2326 | £1300
Australian States: Victoria: A selection on stockleaves, incl. range of Half Lengths with 3d. two used blocks of four, 1854-55 1s. used, 1900 Patriotic Fund 2d. (2s.) mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (114)
2327 £620
Australian States: Western Australia: 1854 imperforate 1d. black, nine used examples, all with full margins, poor to fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 1. Photo.
2328 £220
Australian States: Western Australia: 1854 rouletted 1d. black, used with 1 in barred oval, fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 2, cat. 600. Photo.
2329 £380
Australian States: Western Australia: 1854-55 imperforate 4d. pale blue in an unused horizontal pair from the base of the sheet, one creased, other fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 3. Photo.
2330 £580
Australian States: Western Australia: 1854-55 imperforate 4d. blue, seven used examples, all with full margins, one showing small pre-printing paper fold, poor to fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 3. Photo.
2331 £480
Australian States: Western Australia: 1854-55 imperforate 1s. grey-brown horizontal pair with good to large margins, collectors marks on reverse, slight vertical crease between, otherwise fine unused. Ex Straus. S.G. 4b, cat. 1,100. Photo.
2332 £380
Australian States: Western Australia: 1854-55 imperforate 1s. pale brown vertical pair with close to good margins, fine unused. Ex Straus. S.G. 4c, cat. 850. Photo.
2333 £420
Australian States: Western Australia: 1860 1s. imperforate colour trial in dark green on unwatermarked wove pair, fine horizontal pair. Ex Straus. Photo.
2334 £350
Australian States: Western Australia: Postal Fiscals: 1881 3s. imperforate plate proof, in dull purple, horizontal strip of four from the right of the sheet, on gummed unwatermarked paper, some creasing and wrinkling, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. Photo.
2335 | £5200
Australian States: Western Australia: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1854 1d. black (5, one possibly unused), 1854-55 imperforate 4d. blue (13, one possibly unused and one with pre-printing paper fold), 1s. (6, one unused), 1857-59 6d. used, 1860-64 2d. orange unused and used, both showing pre-printing paper folds, 4d. blue unused (3), 6d. used (5), 1861 6d. purple brown unused, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (79)
2336 | £170
Australia: Western Australia: Telegraphs: 1879 perf. 121/2 mint, used (7), perf. 14 used (5), 6d. mint and used, fair to fine. Ex Lee.
2337 £130
Australia: 1913-14 1d. red, Die II in a very fine and fresh unmounted mint booklet pane of six, small perf. fault at upper left but very scarce (from the first 1913 2s. booklet). S.G. 2d. Photo.
2338 £600
Australia: The Kangaroo Issues: 1913 First Watermark 3d. olive die II, plate 1, mint no monogram strip of three, right stamp with small tear at top, otherwise fine and very rare. S.G. 5e, A.C.S.C. 12zd. Photo.
2339 £220
Australia: The King George V Heads: 1914-20 Second Watermark K.G.V heads: 1d. carmine-red die I comb perf. 141/4 x 14, JBC monogram block of ten, lower strip is unmounted, fine. S.G. 21, A.C.S.C. 71(3)zd. Photo.
2340 £260
Australia: The Kangaroo Issues: 1915-28 Third Watermark 2d. silver-grey die IIA, Harrison imprint pair, fine mint, scarce. S.G. 35d, A.C.S.C. 8zd var. Photo.
2341 £4500
Australia: The Kangaroo Issues: 1915-28 Third Watermark 21/2d. indigo, plate 2, showing the rare and famous variety 1 missing in 1/2, a used example with a slight crease and one pulled perf. at upper right, otherwise fine. This rare error was caused by an ink clog which completely obliterated the 1 but was quickly corrected. Only twelve used examples (one in the Royal Collection) and three mint are recorded. B.P.A. certificate (1972). S.G. 36ba, A.C.S.C. 11(2)i. Photo.
2342 £680
Australia: The Kangaroo Issues: 1915-28 Third Watermark 6d. bright ultramarine die IIB, mint, showing broken leg on Kangaroo, a few short perfs., otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 38da, cat. 2,250, A.C.S.C. 20d. Photo.
2343 £300
Australia: The Kangaroo Issues: 1915-28 Third Watermark 5s. grey and pale yellow, Harrison two line imprint pair, one showing white flaw off N.S.W. coast, mint, a few blunted perfs, faintly toned gum, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 42c, A.C.S.C. 44ze. Photo.
2344 £260
Australia: The King George V Heads: 1918-23 Single Watermark 1s.4d. pale blue, Harrison imprint pair, mint, slight reinforcements, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 66, A.C.S.C. 128z var. Photo.
2345 £160
Australia: The King George V Heads: 1918-23 Single Watermark 1s.4d. pale blue, Mullett imprint pair, mint, slightly toned gum, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 66, A.C.S.C. 128za var. Photo.
2346 £140
Australia: The King George V Heads: 1926-30 Small Multiple Watermark, Perf. 14 4d. yellow-olive in a mint Ash imprint block of four, one showing diagonal white line on Kings neck, fine. S.G. 91, A.C.S.C. 115(4)z. Photo.
2348 £270
Australia: 1932 2d. postal forgery produced for mailing forged Irish Sweepstake lottery tickets, unused with gum, fine. Ex Straus. Photo.
2349 | £220
Australia: 1975 Wild Flowers 18c. unmounted mint complete pane (10 x 10), top two rows with variety black omitted, fine. S.G. 608, a, EC AUS1216a.
2350 £190
Australia: Officials: 1913 First Watermark 1d. red die I punctured large OS no monogram corner strips of three (left pane and right pane), a few slight creases, otherwise fine. S.G. O2, A.C.S.C. 2z, za. Photo.
2356 £100
Australia: Officials: 1913 First Watermark 5s. grey and yellow punctured large OS, used with large PP/PERTH datestamp, a few blunted perfs. S.G. O12, A.C.S.C. 42ba. Photo.
2358 £8000
Australia: Officials: 1913 First Watermark 2 black and rose punctured large OS, large part original gum, extremely rare with only very few known. S.G. O15, cat. 30,000, A.C.S.C. 55b. Photo.
2359 £1500
Australia: Officials: 1914-21 Second Watermark K.G.V heads: 5d. brown punctured small OS, very rare Harrison imprint strip of four, mint, some creasing, otherwise fine and fresh, scarce. S.G. O42c,. A.C.S.C. 123b. Photo.
2360 £300
Australia: Officials: 1915-28 Third Watermark 2d. silver-grey die IIA, punctured small OS, in a CA monogram strip of three, unmounted mint, minor toning, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. O43d, A.C.S.C. 8c, z. Photo.
2361 £520
Australia: Officials: 1915-28 Third Watermark 6d. bright ultramarine, die IIB, punctured small OS but showing the variety broken leg on Kangaroo, mint, slightly toned gum, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. O46d, var., A.C.S.C. 20b, d. Photo.
2362 £170
Australia: Officials: 1915-28 Third Watermark 5s. grey and yellow, punctured small OS, showing broken tail on Kangaroo, mint, two small extra pieces of gummed paper adhering to gum, a few blunted perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. O50, A.C.S.C. 44b, d. Photo.
2363 £160
Australia: Officials: 1916-18 Single Watermark, Rough Paper, 1d. rosine die II punctured O S, fine and fresh mint. S.G. O54f, cat. 550, A.C.S.C. 72(I)ab. Photo.
2365 | £520
Australia: A K.G.V to Q.E.II collection on leaves and loose with roos to 5s. (2) used, K.G.V heads to 1s.4d. mint, 1937-49 values to 1 mint, 1963-65 Sterling Navigators mint and an extensive range of later commemoratives, postage dues, States issues, Antarctic Territory, etc., poor to fine. (100s)
2366 | £420
Australia: A collection in eight binders, two file boxes and loose contained in two cartons with selection of States, 1930s commemorative sets used, later sets and miniature sheets unmounted mint to 2006, good range of illustrated f.d.cs and pre-paid envelopes to 2004, etc. (many 100s)
2367 | £280
Australia: A collection in one album with 1931-36 10s. to 2 overprinted SPECIMEN, 1932 Bridge 5s. used, 1948-56 Arms mint, 1963-65 Navigators mint and used, later issues to 1985, Postage Dues, 1946-48 B.C.O.F. set mint etc., varied condition.
2368 | £80
Australia: A mint and used collection from 1913 to 1970 in varied condition on leaves incl. 1948-56 Arms 10s. to 2 overprinted SPECIMEN, etc. (100s)
2369 £820
Austria: A mint and used collection in an album, issues from 1850 to 1987 incl. 1908-13 Accession 10k. mint, 1910 Birthday values to 5k. used, 10k. mint, Charity sets mint from 1923 incl. 1931 Writers, 1932 Painters, 1933 Ski, WIPA 50g. (+ 50g.), Vienna, 1935 Heroes, Ski etc., Airs, 1936 Dollfuss 10s. (unmounted), later issues incl. 1950-53 Birds (used), mainly fine. Photo.
2370 | £190
Austrian Levant: A duplicated mint and used accumulation from 1863 to 1908 in varied condition on leaves and stockpages with a range of issues and values, etc. (100s)
2371 £65
Bahamas: Great Britain 1856 6d., a wing margined example neatly cancelled by A 05, corner crease, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. Z4. Photo.
2373 £80
Bahamas: 1918 War Tax 1d. carmine, variety wmk. sideways, fine mint. Ex Straus. S.G. 97a, cat 300. Photo.
2374 £160
Bahamas: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. with dot to left of chapel variety [Pl. 2B, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 142g, cat. 350. Photo.
2375 £120
Bahamas: 1935 Silver Jubilee 6d. with dot to left of chapel variety [Pl. 2B, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 143g, cat. 225. Photo.
2377 | £1750
Bahamas: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1859-60 thin paper 1d. unused (7), 1861-62 rough perf. 14 to 16 1d. unused and used, 6d. used, 1862 perf. 111/2. 12 6d. used (2), perf. 13 1d. unused and used, 4d. used (2), 6d. used (3), 1863-77 perf. 121/2 4d. unused (5), 6d. unused (2), perf. 14 4d. unused (2), 1884-90 1 Venetian red mint (2), 1902-10 1 mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (121)
2378 £380
Barbados: 1693 early ship letter with contents from Barbados to London p The Sloope Industry/Daniell Cooke/QDC charged 3(d.) and with Bishop Mark, a little reinforced and parts of contents with faults, but a rare early letter. Photo.
2379 £140
Barbados: 1764 (Jan. 7-10) The London Chronicle with notice on page 2 from the General Post Office regarding the introduction of mail packets between Falmouth and Barbados, Grenada, St Christopher, Jamaica and American mainland ports. A very important record. Photo.
2380 £380
Barbados: 1765 large straight line BARBADOES (A1) on lettersheet to London, charged 10(d.) and with Bishop Mark, reinforced and a little discoloured but a rare marking. Only ten examples recorded. Photo.
2381 £140
Barbados: 1774 and 1780(c.), two-line ""BARBA/DOES"" (A2) on two lettersheets to London, charged 9(d.) and 4(d.), both with Bishop Marks. Photo.
2382 | £180
Barbados: 1789, 1791 (2), three ELs from Barbados to England, all with DOVER/SHIP LRE two line receiving handstamp.
2383 £150
Barbados: 1793, 1824, two ELs from Barbados to London showing undulating BRISTOL and framed two line BRISTOL/SHIP-LETTER markings respectively. Photo.
2384 | £80
Barbados: 1793, 1794 (2), 1795, ELs from Barbados to London or Scotland, all with two line LIVERPOOL/SHIP markings
2385 £65
Barbados: 1794 EL headed Ariadne at Sea en route to Barbados, to London charged 1s. and with Bishop Mark, also 1809 EL from Barbados to Belfast without rate markings. (2 items)
2386 £130
Barbados: 1797 two-line BARBA/DOES (A2) on EL to London, charged 3s.4d. One of the latest known examples of this marking. Photo.
2387 £230
Barbados: 1808 lettersheet from Demerara to Guernsey, charged 2s.1d. and with small straight-line BARBADOES (A4). Photo.
2388 £95
Barbados: 1809 small straight-line BARBADOES (A4) on lettersheet to London, charged 4s, redirected to Dorking. Photo.
2389 £120
Barbados: 1809 and 1832 ELs to London with postage unpaid, the first with unframed Postage to London/Not Paid in red and small straight line BARBADOES (A4), the second with framed POSTAGE NOT PAID/TO LONDON and with BARBADOES Fleuron (A5). Photo.
2390 £110
Barbados: 1812 (Feb 14) and (May 24) BARBADOES Fleuron (A5) on two lettersheets to London. These are the earliest and second earliest dates recorded of this datestamp. Photo.
2391 £80
Barbados: 1818 and 1819 ELs and 1820 lettersheet to Grenada, Bath or London, all with BARBADOES Fleuron (A5). (3 items)
2393 £80
Barbados: 1827 and 1852, two ELs from Barbados to Madeira, the first with London transit marking, the second privately carried. Photo.
2396 £70
Barbados: 1831, two ELs from Edinburgh to Barbados, one endorsed prepaid (2s.51/2d.) in red, the other unpaid and with Addl/1/2 Scottish toll marking, a little toned.
2399 | £80
Barbados: 1842 to 1845, Six ELs or lettersheets with BARBADOES double arc datestamp (A6), to Dublin (2), Grenada, Scotland, Cornwall or USA.
2400 £95
Barbados: 1842, two ELs sent by Governor Sir Charles Edward Grey to London, both with BARBADOES double arc datestamp (A6), one prepaid 1/- in red, the other charged 4/- (quadruple rate) unpaid.
2401 | £65
Barbados: 1842 to 1846, four ELs to Barbados, one prepaid from Glasgow, the other three to a Captain Pack, Royal Fusiliers, one addressed to Berbice re-addressed to Barbados, another addressed to Barbados re-addressed to Berbice.
2402 | £65
Barbados: 1846 to 1849, five ELs to the U.S.A. with a range of ship and town markings, also 1850 EL from London to the U.S.A. regarding a cargo from Barbados. (6 items)
2403 £65
Barbados: 1847 to 1858, five unpaid ELs or lettersheets with BARBADOES double arc datestamp (A7), to London, Grenada, Madeira (via London), U.S.A. (via England) or London (Sept. 11 1858, very late date for unpaid mail).
2404 £95
Barbados: 1847 EL endorsed P Paid to Martinique with BARBADOES/JA 8/1847 double arc (A7) and marked ""1/-"" in red, a scarce destination. Photo.
2406 £110
Barbados: 1853 PAID/AT/BARBADOES Crowned Circle in red on cover to Cumberland, rated 1/- in red, a little creased and soiled. Photo.
2409 | £65
Barbados: 1854 to 1865, four unpaid ELs or envelopes to Philadelphia (3) or New York with a range of ship and charge markings.
2410 £320
Barbados: Three covers to Philadelphia with forwarding agent markings, comprising 1858 with FORWARDED/BY/Griffith & Jeffray/BARBADOS, W.I. oval cachet, 1860(c.) with blue double oval S P MUSSON SON & Co/BARBADOES/W I cachet, and 1876 with enclosed letter showing ms. Kindly forwarded/by Messrs Musson/& Co, very scarce items. Photo.
2411 £75
Barbados: 1858 (Apr. 11) PAID/AT/BARBADOES Crowned Circle in red on cover to Scotland, rated 6(d.) In red, vertical filing fold. Photo.
2412 £180
Barbados: 1862 endorsement Consignees Letter/per James Holmes in ms. on EL from Barbados to London, charged 2(d.) and with Cowes and London Ship Letter datestamps, scarce.
2413 £100
Barbados: 1863, 1865 and 1866, incoming mail from Great Britain, two envelopes from Oxford franked 6d. or 1s. (straight edge at left) and an entire from London franked 1s., all addressed to H. C. Pedder, an attractive trio.
2414 £180
Barbados: 1865 printed Registered Letter Receipt with BARBADOS/1/SP 25/65 c.d.s., with recipients address in ms. and signature of Postmaster Reece. A most unusual document from any of the British West Indies islands. Photo.
2416 | £1150
Barbados: 1852 to 1858, selection of imperf. Britannia types, incl. 1852-55 (1/2d.) deep green mint, (1d.) blue used pair, (4d.) brownish red mint block of four and three singles, 1855-58 (1/2d.) deep green mint, (1/2d.) green mint pair, used pair, 1858 6d. pale rose-red used (6), 1s. black unused, etc., mixed condition. (84) Ex Straus.
2417 £240
Barbados: 1852-55 Blued paper (4d.) brownish red, mint block of four, marginal from the right of the sheet, good to large margins, fresh appearance. Ex Straus. S.G. 5, cat. 480+. Photo.
2418 £130
Barbados: 1854 (Aug. 11) envelope to New York with PAID/AT/BARBADOES Crowned Circle in red and a bisected (2d.) greyish slate (the original stamp was removed from the cover at some stage and has been replaced with one that does not originally belong) and a strike of the 1 barred oval, rated 1/- in red, and charged 6 cents on arrival, transit markings St. Thomas and Kingston, Jamaica, on reverse. S.G. 4ab. Photo.
2419 £130
Barbados: 1855 prices current to Trinidad with 1852-55 (1d.) blue on blued paper, good margins, tied by ""1"" barred oval, with MA 21/1855 c.d.s. on reverse and charged 4(d.), clean and attractive. S.G. 3. R.P.S. certificate (1975) Photo.
2420 £150
Barbados: 1857 (Apr. 21) entire to Trinidad bearing 1855-58 (1d.) pale blue on white paper, good to large margins, cancelled 1 barred oval, charged 4(d.). S.G. 9. Photo.
2421 £280
Barbados: 1858 envelope sent from St. Philip parish post office to Bridgetown with 1855-58 (1d.) pale blue on white paper, good margins, just clear at foot, tied by light 3 barred oval, accompanied on reverse by 3/MA 16/1858 c.ds., a little aged, very scarce. S.G. 9. Photo.
2422 £130
Barbados: 1859 cover to Philadelphia with 1858 6d. pale rose-red, good to large margins, tied by 1 barred oval, rated 4(d.) in red, with U.S. STEAMSHIP/10 and St. Thomas transit backstamp, a little creased and soiled. S.G. 11. Photo.
2423 | £800
Barbados: 1860-80 selection of perforated Britannia types, incl. 1861-70 6d. orange-vermilion mint block of four, 1s. black in a mint block of four, 1871 6d. orange-vermilion unused (2), 1872 1s. black mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (151)
2424 £190
Barbados: 1861-70 No watermark, Rough perf. 14 to 16 (4d.) dull vermilion imperf. horizontal pair, mint, left stamp creased and odd bend, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 28a, cat. 1,500. Photo.
2425 £150
Barbados: 1862 envelope to London with 1861-70 rough perf. 6d. rose-red tied by 1 barred oval with despatch and arrival datestamps at left, slight soiling and trivial opening tear, otherwise very attractive. S.G. 29. Photo.
2426 £210
Barbados: 1862 (May 25) entire to St. Kitts with 1861-70 rough perf. (1d.) blue, tied by 1 barred oval, charged 4(d.), light horizontal filing folds, one affecting the adhesive, otherwise very attractive and an unusual destination. S.G. 23
2427 £180
Barbados: 1865 (July 10) wrapper to London franked by 1861-70 rough perf. 1s. brown-black horizontal pair tied by 1 bootheel cancellations, one stamp with slight faults, otherwise very attractive. S.G. 34 Photo.
2428 £160
Barbados: 1868 (Dec. 26) envelope to Jamaica with 1861-70 rough perf. 6d. bright orange-vermilion, tied by 1 bootheel, rated 4(d) in red, slightly refolded, attractive. S.G. 31 Photo.
2429 £320
Barbados: 1869 Consignees Letter per Enmore from London to Barbados with 1861-70 (1d.) tied by 1 barred oval, the stamp paying the internal postage from Bridgetown to St Peter, with parish arrival marking Barbados 10 AU 26/69 c.d.s.; also 1866 Consignees per Enmore entire from Barbados to London, with 1861-70 (1d.) adhesive (not the original) with 1 barred oval and red London Paid arrival datestamp. A most unusual pair of matching covers, all consignee letters being very scarce. S.G. 23. Photo.
2430 £160
Barbados: 1873 (June) 5s. imperf. plate proof in black on ungummed wove paper, large margins, small light stains, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. Photo.
2432 £90
Barbados: 1875-80 Wmk. Crown CC, Perf. 14, 1d. grey-blue variety watermark sideways, used, some short perfs, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 74a, cat. 850. Photo.
2433 £140
Barbados: 1875-80 Wmk. Crown CC, Perf. 14, 1s. purple in a mint block of four, a few minor stain spots, otherwise fine, fresh appearance. Ex Straus. S.G. 81, cat. 640+. Photo.
2434 £40
Barbados: 1876 (Nov. 20) entire endorsed per Steamer to Demerara with 1875-80 6d. chrome-yellow, perf. 14, tied by Barbados NO 20/76 c.d.s., rather fragile with some faults. S.G. 79
2435 £270
Barbados: 1881 (Nov. 9) envelope to London with 1875-80 4d. carmine tied by open bootheel duplex NO 9/81 with London Paid arrival c.d.s. in red at left. An attractive and scarce example of the 4d. U.P.U. rate introduced in Sept.1881. S.G. 77. Photo.
2436 £65
Barbados: Late Fee, 1894 to Dumfries with 1892-1910 21/2d. (2) and 1898 to Staffordshire bearing 1897-98 1d. (torn at foot) and 21/2d., both envelopes with framed LATE FEE cachet.
2437 | £580
Barbados: A mainly Q.V. selection, incl. 1873 5s. rose unused (2) and used (2), 1882-86 1d. carmine 21/2d. ultramarine and 1s. in mint blocks of four, 5s. mint (toned) and used, 1897-98 Jubilee to 1s. mint, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (48)
2438 £65
Barbados: 1907 Kingston Relief Fund 1d. on 2d. variety no stop after 1d (in pair with normal) and 1d. on 2d. variety no stop after 1d (surcharge inverted), used together on piece with R.L.O. 8 JUN 07 datestamps. S.G. 153, e, ea, cat. 201+.
2440 | £140
Barbados: Covers and Cancellations: 1892-1910 Seal of the Colony issues franking a selection of 37 covers or cards with many combinations and destinations, incl. Jamaica, Canada, Antigua, Southern Nigeria, St Lucia, Austria, Germany, some items from parish post offices incl St. Joseph and St. Philip, also some Postal Stationery used during this period, etc., fair to fine.
2441 | £160
Barbados: Covers and Cancellations: 1892-1910 Seal of the Colony issues franking a selection of seven registered covers incl 1892 2d. postal stationery registered envelope with added 1/2d.(5) to St. Kitts, 1895 2d. registered envelope with added 5d. to U.S.A.
2443 | £140
Barbados: Covers and Cancellations: 1898 to 1901, a selection of eight covers bearing 1897-98 Diamond Jubilee issues incl 1900 2d. postal stationery registered envelope with added 21/2d. (2) and 1901 reg with 21/2d. (2) used with 1892-1905 Seal 1d. (2), both to U.S.A., fair to fine.
2444 | £100
Barbados: Covers and Cancellations: Official Mail, selection comprising 1901, 1904, 1905, three covers with first Barbados Official Paid marking, Barbados Official Paid c.d.s. on 1912, 1922 and 1936 covers, also same marking tying 1892-1910 1d. to 1905 postcard to U.S.A. and G.B. K.E.VII 1d. to cover from the High Seas to London, two 1897 local stampless On Service covers with Barbados c.d.s., good to fine. (10)
2445 £80
Barbados: Boer War, 1901 incoming stampless Active Service cover from F.P.O. British Army South Africa to Barbados, World War I, 1915 Barbados 2d. postal stationery registered envelope to Genoa with added 21/2d. and Italian censor label, and 1917 stampless Y.M.C.A. envelope incoming with A.P.O. S76 c.d.s. and Crown censor handstamp.
2446 | £130
Barbados: Ship Mail, selection of eleven items from 1904 to 1936 with four bearing G.B. stamps tied by Barbados c.d.s. and showing Posted on High Seas/Sea Post cachets, also Posted on Board Barbados markings on 1905 cover with St Lucia K.E.VII 1d. (2) to London, same markings on 1913 postcard with G.B. 1d. and on 1936 cover with St Lucia 1/2d., and four with Barbados stamps tied by British or U.S. paquebot markings.
2447 | £140
Barbados: Covers and Cancellations: 1906, 1907, seven covers (three registered), two cards and a front, all bearing Nelson and Tercentenary issues, variously addressed, fair to fine.
2448 | £260
Barbados: Covers and Cancellations: 1912 to 1922, selection of 23 covers or cards bearing K.G.V Large Badge or Victory issues with many combinations, incl six registered covers (one found open and officially sealed), and another with a Revenue stamp and taxed.
2449 | £170
Barbados: Covers and Cancellations: Selection of 29 covers or cards bearing 1921-35 issues incl. three registered covers, one consignees letter and some from the parish post offices.
2450 £140
Basutoland: 1935 Silver Jubilee 2d. with dot to left of chapel variety [Pl. 2B, R. 8/3], fine used with part Mohales Hoek c.d.s. S.G. 12g, cat. 300. Photo.
2451 £170
Basutoland: 1935 Silver Jubilee 6d. with dot by flagstaff variety [Pl. 4, R. 8/4], fine mint. S.G. 14h, cat. 350. Photo.
2452 £120
Bechuanaland: 1913-24 De La Rue 2s.6d. deep sepia-brown, fine used. R.P.S. certificate (1992). S.G. 83, cat. 275. Photo.
2453 | £800
Bechuanaland: A selection, incl. 1885-87 1/2d. with variety overprint double mint, 1888 to 5s. used, 1893-95 1d. with inverted second u for n used, 1888 3d. on 3d. and 4d. on 4d. mint, 1913-24 2s.6d. and 5s. both overprinted SPECIMEN, 1932 set, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (58)
2454 | £650
Bechuanaland: Stellaland: 1884 a reference collection in two albums, incl. a good range of all values with many different types of forgery, a very fine reference group. (302)
2456 £320
Bermuda: 1843 (Nov. 21) part entire to England, bearing on reverse BERMUDA fleuron in red, scarce. Photo.
2457 £110
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s. purple and blue on grey-blue with HPF 9 break through scroll variety, fine mint, scarce. S.G. 88gd, cat. 350. Photo.
2458 | £140
Bermuda: 1938-53 Perf. 14 2s. (3), 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), 10s., 12s.6d. (2), perf. 13 2s., 2s.6d. (2), 5s., 10s. (2), 12s.6d., mainly fine mint, also 2s., 2s.6d. and 5s. used.
2460 £210
Bermuda: 1938-53 12s.6d. grey and pale orange, Fourth printing, in an unmounted mint lower margin block of six, [43-45, 55-57] showing HPF 45a and 45b, split perfs. between right vertical pair, usual brown gum, scarce multiple. S.G. 120b. Photo.
2461 £320
Bermuda: Postal Fiscals: 1937 12s.6d. grey and orange fine mint, usual brownish gum. Ex Straus. S.G. F1, cat. 1,100. Photo.
2462 | £620
Bermuda: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1865-1903 perf. 14 1d. mint block of four, 1875 1d. on 3d. unused and used (2), 1d. on 1s. unused, 1918-22 2s. (2), 2s.6d., 4s. (3), 5s. (3), 10s. (2) and 1 (2) mint, 1924-32 10s. (3), etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (58)
2463 | £380
Brazil: An unmounted mint stock of issues from 1989 to 1993 in blocks on stockcards contained in a carton. (1,000s). Stated to cat. 30,000+.
2464 £1500
British Guiana: 1853-59 imperforate Original Printing 1c. vermilion unused, part original gum with good to large margins, very fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 11, cat. 4,750. Photo.
2465 £320
British Guiana: 1853-55 imperforate 4c. pale blue, a used horizontal pair, fair to large margins all round, minute thin at top left, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 20, cat 1,000. Photo.
2466 £320
British Guiana: 1863-76 medium paper perf. 10 48c. red, mint horizontal pair, few gum creases, otherwise fine and fresh. Ex Straus. S.G. 105, cat. 650. Photo.
2467 £55
British Guiana: 1967-68 48c. with variety overprint inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 437a, EC GUY874a. Photo.
2468 £240
British Guiana: Officials: 1877 unissued 24c. green, unused without gum, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. O12. Photo.
2469 | £2100
British Guiana: A mainly Q.V. selection on stockleaves, incl. 1853-59 1c., 4c. (2) used, 1860-63 8c. pink unused, 1862-65 perf. 121/2 1c. black mint blocks of four (2), 2c. orange mint block of four and six, 1863-76 perf. 121/2 6c. blue unused, 1862 2c. black on yellow type 10 used, 4c. black on blue type 13 used, 1876-79 6c. and 12c. imperforate plate proofs both overprinted SPECIMEN, 1881 1 on 48c. red mint horizontal strip of six, 1882 1c. magenta unused block of four, 1889 8c. with watermark inverted used, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (164)
2470 | £80
British Honduras: 1891-1901 25c. to $5 mint, $2 adhesions, $5 tone spots, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 61-65. Photo.
2471 | £120
British Indian Ocean Territory: 1968 to 1976, a mint (much unmounted) selection in a stockbook, incl. 1968 to 10r. (4), 1968-70 to 10r. (3), etc. (few 100s)
2472 | £110
British Levant: A mint and used collection on leaves with 1902-05 values to 24pi. on 5s. mint (2), British Currency 1905-12 to 1s. mint and used, British P.O.s in Constantinople, Turkish Currency 1921 set mint etc., varied condition.
2473 £90
British Levant: 1883 EXPRESS DORIENT salmon labels (2) one with 1885-88 40pa. on 21/2d. lilac, 80pa. on 5d. green, red label with 40pa. on 5d., all used on pieces with Constantinople c.d.ss. (3 items)
2474 £100
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1885-88 bluish paper 12pi. on 2s.6d., fine used with part Beyrouth c.d.s. R.P.S. certificate (1989). S.G. 3. cat. 250. Photo.
2475 £240
British Levant: British Currency: 1921 2s.6d. chocolate-brown, showing re-entries at upper left and right, and overprinted SPECIMEN, fine with full gum, rare. Ex Straus. S.G. L24 var, S.G. Spec. N65o. B.P.A. certificate (2011). Photo.
2476 £240
British Levant: British Field Office in Salonica: 1916 Levant overprint set, less 9d. but with additional 1d., mint, mainly fine. S.G. S1-S6, S8, cat. 1,100. Photo.
2479 | £260
British Virgin Islands: 1887-89 Watermark Crown CA 4d. chestnut in an unmounted mint complete sheet of 24 (8 x 3), mounted in margins, fine and fresh, scarce. S.G. 35, cat. 840+.
2482 | £180
Burma: A collection on stockpages with a few K.G.V used, K.G.VI mint incl. 1938-40 to 2r., 1946 to 10r., 1947 Interim Govt. 6p. inverted overprint pair, Official 1947 Interim Govt. set to 10r., 2a.6p. has birds over trees variety, postal stationery selection (16) mostly unused incl. Japanese Occupation, also a range of used India overprinted with Bahrain incl. 1933-37 to 2r., 1942-45 to 12a., and Kuwait incl. 1929-37 values to 2r., 1939 to 10r., etc., varied condition, the mint all apparently unmounted but most with light overall gum toning. (approx. 179, 16 covers and cards).
2483 £270
Canada: Newfoundland: 1861-64 6d. rose-lake in a complete sheet of twenty (5 x 4) with margins, a few tone spots, hinged in the margins just affecting one stamp at foot, the others all unmounted mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 20, cat. 600+. Photo.
2484 £420
Canada: Newfoundland: 1897 Discovery 1c. to 60c. set in mint blocks of four, fine, all values (less 35c.) with two stamps unmounted, scarce. S.G. 66-79, cat, 1,200. Photo.
2485 | £150
Canada: Newfoundland: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1928-29 Publicity and 1932-38 set mint, postage due 1939-49 set mint and used, also some other Provinces issues, poor to fine. (262)
2486 £50
Canada: 1849 envelope to Lennoxville, rated 1/6 with fine PAID/AT/QUEBEC L.C. crowned circle, Quebec FE 10/1849 double arc and, on the reverse, Sherbrooke arrival, all in red. Photo.
2487 £80
Canada: 1897 Jubilee $2 deep violet used with light roller cancellation, fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 137, cat. 400. Photo.
2488 | £1750
Canada: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1897 Jubilee $1 mint, 1903-12 50c. mint, 1911-22 to 50c. sepia mint, Registration stamps with 8c. dull blue used, British Columbia with 1860 21/2d. pale reddish rose unused, 1868-71 perf. 121/2 $1 unused, perf. 14 2c. unused, 5c. used, 25c. used, 50c. with watermark inverted unused, New Brunswick, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (126)
2489 | £320
Canada: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection, mint and used on leaves, incl. Large Queens to 15c. (2), 1898-1902 to 20c., 1927 Confederation, 1930-31, 1935, 1937-38 and 1942-48 values to $1, postage dues, offficials, etc., poor to fine. (100s)
2490 | £270
Canada: A collection in an album, issues from 1859 incl. 1897 Jubilee to 50c. mint or used, later issues to 1984, Officials with 1949 to 1952 issues mint etc., varied condition.
2491 | £500
Canada: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation on leaves, stockleaves and loose, incl. 1898 Imperial Penny Postage 2c. eleven unmounted mint, 1908 Quebec set used, 1928-29 50c. in a used block of four, Newfoundland, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2492 £160
Cayman Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 10s. set with extra 2d., 3d., and all three shades of the 10s., mainly fine mint. Ex Straus. S.G. 40-52c, cat. 403.50. Photo.
2493 £150
Cayman Islands: 1932 Centenary 1/4d. to 10s. set mint, slight gum creases otherwise mainly fine. Ex Straus. (12) S.G. 84-95, cat. 425. Photo.
2495 | £3800
Ceylon: 1857-59 Imperforate issues, a selection on stockleaves, incl. 2d. unused (8), 5d. unused, used (8), 6d. unused (2), 9d. used (3), 10d. unused (3), used, 1s. plate proof pair in black, used (13), 1s.9d. unused, used (2), 2s. used (6), etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (119)
2496 £90
Ceylon: 1857-59 Imperforate 2d. green in a mint horizontal pair, close to large margins all round, fresh appearance. Ex Straus. S.G. 3. Photo.
2497 £320
Ceylon: 1857-59 Imperforate 4d. dull rose, used, frame line just shaved on three sides, slightly soiled. Ex Straus. R.P.S. certificate (1966). S.G. 4, cat. 4,500. Photo.
2498 £120
Ceylon: 1857-59 Imperforate 6d. purple-brown, horizontal pair, used on piece with London transit mark date 4 AUG 1857, small to good margins nearly all round, small nick at right, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 6. Photo.
2499 | £2500
Ceylon: 1861-64 a selection, incl. clean cut perfs. 5d. unused (6), 1s. unused (12), rough perf. 2d. unused (8), 4d. unused (4), used (11), 6d. used (9), 8d. unused, used (2), 9d. unused, 10d. unused, 2s. unused (6), used (5), etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (182)
2500 £600
Ceylon: 1861-64 rough perforation 14 to 151/2 1d. dull blue, in a mint block of eight, some gum creasing, few perf. separations, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 28. Photo.
2501 £880
Ceylon: 1861-64 clean-cut and intermediate perf. 14 to 151/2, 2s. dull blue in an unused (no gum) block of four, few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 37. Photo.
2502 £130
Ceylon: 1912-25 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 50r. dull purple (without gum) and 1921-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 50r. dull purple both overprinted SPECIMEN, minor imperfections, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 320s, 358s, cat. 380. Photo.
2503 £420
Ceylon: 1912-25 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 500r. dull green and 1000r. purple on red, both overprinted SPECIMEN, both without gum, colours slightly affected, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 322s, 323s, cat. 1,550. Photo.
2504 £60
Ceylon: 1921-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 25c. orange-yellow and blue, Die I/Die II vertical gutter pair, fine mint. S.G. 351c, cat. 190. Photo.
2505 £380
Ceylon: 1921-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 50r. dull purple and 100r. grey-black overprinted SPECIMEN, minor tone spots, otherwise fine with gum. Ex Straus. S.G. 358s, 359s, cat. 580. Photo.
2506 £160
Ceylon: 1935 Silver Jubilee 20c., variety dot to left of chapel [Pl. 2B, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 381g, cat. 350. Photo.
2515 | £3800
Ceylon: An accumulation of issues from 1861 to 1870 on stockleaves, incl. 1861-64 rough perf. 14 to 151/2 9d. unused (3), 2s. unused, 1862 no watermark 5d. and 6d. unused pair, 1863-65 perf. 131/2 9d. used, 10d. unused, 1867-70 2d. bistre with watermark inverted unused, 5d. unused (4), pairs (2), 6d. unused pair, 1s. reddish violet unused pairs (2), 2s. deep blue unused pair, and block of four, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (306)
2516 | £2300
Ceylon: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection on stockleaves, incl. 1863-65 perf. 121/2 1/2d. mint block of four, 1885 28c. on 48c. mint block of four, 1910-11 5r. in a mint plate block of four, 10r. mint (4), 1912-25 10r. mint block of four, 100r. and 200r. overprinted SPECIMEN (no gum), 1921-32 20r. mint (2), 1927-29 20r. mint (2), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (140)
2517 | £550
Ceylon: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in mixed condition on leaves with imperf. Chalons to 1s.9d. used, perf. to 2s., 1910-11 to 10r. marginal mint plate no. example, 1926 2c. on 3c. mint pair with variety double surcharge, etc. (few100)
2518 | £2100
China: 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. (3), 3ca. (5) and 5ca. (4) used in mixed condition with a range of types, shades and cancellations.
2519 £6000
China: 1897 New Currency surcharges, small figures, 2c. on 2c. green, variety surcharge double, mint, perf. faults at right, otherwise fine and rare. Ex Straus. S.G. 39e, cat. 10,000. Photo.
2520 £3200
China: 1897 Red Revenue selection comprising first type 1c. on 3c. mint (2) and used (5, incl. a fine pair), 2c. on 3c. mint (3) and used (5) and 4c. on 3c. mint (2), type II 2c. on 3c. used pair, condition varies but majority are good to fine. (19). Photo.
2521 £820
China: 1951 Pink Network Heavenly Gate $30,000 green (2) and $100,000 scarlet along with five other different issues used on large registered parcel piece. Some heavy creasing though a rare high franking usage. Photo
2522 £350
China: 1978 National Science Conference miniature sheet, a few very minor imperfections on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS2765a. Photo.
2523 £320
China: 1978 Galloping Horses miniature sheet, a few very minor imperfections otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS2781. Photo.
2524 £200
China: 1978 Arts and Crafts miniature sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS2815. Photo.
2525 £280
China: 1978 Highway Bridges miniature sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS2834. Photo.
2526 £450
China: 1979 International Stamp Fair overprint miniature sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS 2874. Photo.
2527 £1100
China: 1979 Science miniature sheet, minute mark on gum otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS2900. Photo.
2528 £220
China: 1979 Camellias, overprinted at Exhibition miniature sheet, unmounted mint, some minor imperfections. S.G. MS2923. Photo.
2529 £950
China: 1980 Year of the Monkey 8f., fine unmounted marginal mint with usual black offset on gum. S.G. 2968. Photo.
2530 £800
China: North East China: 1950 Foundation of Republic set of four fine unused. S.G. NE286-89. Photo.
2531 | £3800
China: A duplicated collection, 1969 to 2008, in three stockbooks with many sets unused or unmounted mint incl. 1970-71 Taking Tiger Mountain, 1971 Centenary, Party Anniversary with 8f. se-tenant strips (2), 1972 Shipping, also most sets used, miniature sheets with 1979 Great Wall, Camellias, etc. (many 100s)
2532 | £2700
China: A mint and used duplicated collection in mixed condition in two albums incl. 1885-88 Dragon to 5ca. mint and used (10), 1894 Birthday to 9ca. (3), 12ca. and 24ca. mint, to 12ca. used, 1897 Surcharges with a range of types and values, 1912 overprints with values to $2 mint, range of later issues, Provinces, locals, Foreign Post Offices, etc. (many 100s)
2533 | £3000
China: A duplicated collection in mixed condition in ten albums contained in a carton with locals incl. Shanghai, Republic issues from large Dragons, 1897 Red Revenues, 1898 CHINESE IMPERIAL POST to $5 used, postage dues, 1913-33 First Peking Printing to $10 used, War Against Japan with 1944 War Refugees Relief Fund miniature sheets unused and used, Communist China with reprints, selection of revenues, Foreign Post Offices, etc. (many 100s)
2534 | £2100
China: Peoples Republic duplicated mint and used collection from 1949 to 1966 in a stockbook with earlier issues incl. reprints, 1951 Heavenly Gate Pink network to $50,000 (2) unused, good range of later sets with many both mint and used incl. 1961 Party Anniversary, Pottery, Tibetan People, 1962 Support for Cuba, Stage Art sets (2) used, 1963 Cuban Revolution, Butterflies, Pandas, Landscapes to 50f. (8) used, etc. (many 100s)
2535 | £1850
China: A mint and used collection on Hagner pages incl. 1897 Red Revenue type 19 2c. on 3c. used, Peoples Republic issues to early 1980s with 1950s sets incl. 1958 Peoples Heroes Monument 8f. miniature sheet unused, 1960 Goldfish set mint, 1965 Peoples Liberation Army set used, Taiwan, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
2536 | £720
China: An interesting collection of 59 covers and cards in an album incl. 1905 Red band cover to South Africa missing one adhesive, range of different frankings, postal stationery, flown items, etc.
2537 | £720
China: A mint and used accumulation in a binder with a wide range of issues incl. 1897 surcharges, 1897 Red Revenue 1c. on 3c. and 2c. on 3c. used, also a few banknotes, etc. (many 100s)
2538 | £1000
China: A collection of illustrated first day covers from 1957 to 2008 in nine albums and loose contained in two cartons incl. 1980 Paintings miniature sheet, good range of later sets and miniature sheets, also collections of maxim and prepaid cards, etc. (100s)
2539 | £620
China: A mainly good to fine selection, 1966-67, in a stockbook incl. 1967 Thoughts of Mao se-tenant 8f. text se-tenant strip used, etc.
2540 | £100
China: Two cartons containing an accumulation of mainly 1990s commercial mail collected for the different Post Office box numbers with some literature detailing the locations. (many 100s)
2541 | £680
China: The balance of a collection contained in a carton incl. covers and cards, booklets, Year books, etc. (100s)
2542 | £160
China: Covers and Cancellations: 1892 to 1914, selection of nine postcards incoming to Shanghai, incl. 1892 Local Post Card to the Bund, three from England with Br. P.O. arrival datestamps, others from Yokohama (3) or Port Arthur franked 11/2s. and with I.J.P.O. arrivals, and 1911 local card with Imperial Post 1c., mainly good to fine.
2543 | £65
China: Literature: A run of China Philatelic Society of London journals, 1973-76 and 1984-2011.
2544 | £1750
China: Taiwan: A duplicated collection in six stockbooks and three albums contained in a carton with mint issues incl. 1953 Re-election set imperf. and perf. set, 1954 Bridges overprinted set and imperf. miniature sheet from souvenir folders, 1954 Relief Fund, 1962 Paintings, good range of later sets and minature sheets virtually to date with the majority unmounted, also many issues used, and a selection of covers with f.d.c.s, booklets, etc. (many 100s)
2545 | £65
Cuba: Five pre-stamp covers or ELs, comprising 1848 with ISLAS DE/BARLOVENTO in black, 1856 with YNDIAS in blue, 1858 YNDIAS in red, 1851 front with HABANA c.d.s. in blue, all to Spain, and 1850 to London with British P.O. HAVANA c.d.s.
2548 £290
Cyprus: Austrian Post Offices in Larnaca: 1867-83 2sld., 5sld., 10sld. (2) and 25sld., all with LARNACCA DI CIPRO c.d.ss, fair to fine. Ex Straus. Photo.
2549 £160
Cyprus: 1880 6d. grey LA, fine fresh mint. S.G. 5 cat 500. Photo.
2550 £150
Cyprus: 1880 1s. green 13 LL, unused (without gum), otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1986). S.G. 6. Photo.
2551 £170
Cyprus: 1880 1s. green 13 RI, fine used with 969 of Nicosia. R.P.S. certificate (1986). S.G. 6, cat. 475. Photo.
2552 £680
Cyprus: 1886 (May-June) Watermark Crown CC 1/2 on 1/2pi., variety large 1 at left, fine used with Nikosia 1886 (June 9) squared circle, rare. B.P.A. certificate (1960). S.G. 28a, cat. 1,900. Photo.
2553 £70
Cyprus: 1886 (May-June) Watermark Crown CA 1/2 on 1/2pi., variety large 1 at left, fine used with Nikosia 1886 (Sept. 3) squared circle, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1959). S.G. 29a, cat. 250. Photo.
2554 £110
Cyprus: 1886 (May-June) Watermark Crown CA 1/2 on 1/2pi., variety small 1 at right, type a with short top serif, fine used with Larnaca 1886 (July 16) squared circle, scarce. S.G. 29b, cat. 275. Photo.
2555 £120
Cyprus: 1886 (May-June) Watermark Crown CA 1/2 on 1/2pi., variety small 1 at right, type b with short 1 and broken 2, fine used with Larnaca 1886 (Aug. 31) squared circle, scarce. S.G. 29b, cat. 275. Photo.
2556 £130
Cyprus: 1886 (May-June) Watermark Crown CA 1/2 on 1/2pi., variety large 2 at left, fine used with Larnaca squared circles, scarce. S.G. 29c, cat. 325. Photo.
2557 £150
Cyprus: 1886 (May-June) Watermark Crown CA 1/2 on 1/2pi., variety large 2 at right, fine used with Larnaca 1886 (Sept. 9) squared circle, scarce. S.G. 29d, cat. 325. Photo.
2559 £190
Cyprus: 1892-94 Die II watermark Crown CA 12pi. orange-brown in an unused block of four, fresh appearance, fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 37. Photo.
2560 £180
Cyprus: 1924-28 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 102 cat 300+. Photo.
2561 £300
Cyprus: 1938-53 1pi. orange, perf. 131/2 x 121/2, fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 154a, cat. 550. Photo.
2562 | £1650
Cyprus: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection incl. 1880 1d. plate 220 unused, 4d. sage-green unused (2), 6d. unused and used, 1s. green unused, 1881 30pa. on 1d. plate 216 unused block of six, 1881 (July) 4pi. unused and used, 6pi. unused, 1882 30pa. on 1pi. used (3), 1886 watermark Crown CC 1/2pi. on 1/2pi. used, watermark Crown CA 1/2pi. on 1/2pi. with large 2 at left used (2), 1892-94 12pi. used, 1904-10 9pi. watermark inverted used, 1924-28 1 mint, 1928 Anniversary set mint, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (70)
2563 | £1300
Cyprus: A collection from 1880 to 1987 in varied condition in an album with G.B. overprints incl. 1880 to 4d. mint, 1s. used (thinned), 1881 1/2d. on 1d. unused, 1881 Die I CC to 4pi., 6pi. used, 1882-86 CA to 6pi. and 12pi. mint, 1882 CC 1/2d. on 1/2pi. unused (regummed), 30pa. on 1pi. used, 1892-94 CA to 12pi. mint, 1884-96 CA to 45pi. both mint and used, 1902-04 CA 1/2pi. to 45pi set (less 2pi. and 4pi.) mint, 1904-10 MCA 5pa. to 45pi., 1921-23 Script 10pa. to 45pi. mint, 1924-28 Script to 90pi. used, 1928 Anniversary set mint, 1938-51 1/4pi. to 1 set mint, 1960-61 overprinted set both mint and used, most later issues incl. 1963 Scouts miniature sheet mint, etc. (100s)
2565 | £420
Czechoslovakia: 1930 Air issue, a collection partially written up on leaves and loose contained in a small box with mint multiples incl. plate pieces, some printers waste, selection of 67 covers and cards with range of frankings and cachets, first flights, etc. (100s)
2566 | £350
Czechoslovakia: An interesting accumulation of covers and cards loose in a small box incl. earlier mail with some pre-adhesives, registered mail, postal stationery, W.W.II mail, cancellations with interest in Prague, postcards, postage dues, f.d.c.s, etc. (100s)
2567 | £350
Czechoslovakia: The balance of a collection in varied condition in nine albums and stockbooks, approval booklets, on leaves and loose contained in two cartons with range of mint issues incl. 1920 surch. Air set both imperf. (expertised) and perf. mint, 1925 Olympic Congress and 1926 All-Sokol overprinted sets, 1930s issues in plate blocks and singles, later sets with miniature sheets, etc. (many 100s)
2568 | £140
Czechoslovakia: A collection from imperfs in varied condition on stockpages with mint issues incl. 1919 overprints to 4k., 1920 Air surcharge sets both imperf. and perf. (unexpertised), 1926 All Sokol set, Army in Siberia 1920 surcharge set in green, Bohemia and Moravia, Slovakia 1939 overprinted set to 10k., etc. (100s)
2569 | £140
Czechoslovakia: Literature: A selection of publications contained in a carton incl. Monografie Ceskoslovakia Znamek Vols. 1, 2, 4, 11, 13, 14, 16 parts I and II and 17, etc.
2570 | £1750
Denmark: A mint and used selection on stockleaves, incl. 1851-54 Thiele 2 R.B.S. used (4), 1854-59 2sk. unused (2), used (5), 8sk. (2), 16sk. (6) used, 1863 16sk. used (2), 1864-70 4sk. vermilion imperforate pair unused, perf. 13 x 121/2 16sk. used (5), 1870-71 16sk. unused and used, 48sk. used, 1871-73 Official perf. 121/2 16sk. used, perf. 14 x 131/2 16sk. used (3), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (148)
2575 £320
Danish West Indies: 1916 printed form DANISH WEST INDIES/Money Order issued by the Post Office for 3.14s.1d. with CHRISTIANSTED 17/7/1916 c.d.s., to Barbados, with Barbados KGV 1d. Revenue stamp tied by BARBADOS/M.O.O./26 JAN 17 c.d.s . A most unusual postal document. Photo.
2576 | £220
Dominica: A small mainly Q.V. selection, incl. 1877-79 21/2d. red-brown unused, 4d. with malformed CE in PENCE used, 1882-83 1/2d. in black on half 1d. used pair on piece, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (45)
2577 | £400
Egypt: A written-up collection of Travelling Post Offices and station cancellations on covers and cards, to and from Cairo between 1882 and 1938. (80 items)
2578 £160
Egypt: 1884 envelope to Elgin, endorsed Camel Corps Egypt/W. Gordon Cumming/L. Col/Scots Gds with boxed T and handstruck 1d.. Photo.
2579 | £80
Egypt: 1897 to 1913, selection of twelve French Post Office covers and cards with range of frankings, destinations and cancellations.
2580 | £260
Egypt: An accumulation of around 200 covers and cards between 1900 and 1950, also fifty items from Jordan incl. ten overprinted for use in Palestine, postage dues, etc.
2581 | £90
Egypt: An accumulation of approximately 250 covers and cards mainly between 1910 and 1950 incl. registered, censored, etc.
2582 | £300
Egypt: A W.W.I collection of covers and cards (200+) written up in a binder with different camps, F.P.O.s, M.P.O.s, Base A.P.O.s, censors, T.P.O.s, etc.
2585 | £320
Egypt: An accumulation of covers and cards (approx. 250) with French Post Offices in Port Said and Alexandria, censored mail, paquebots, military registered, British Forces seals, Crown Paid, etc.
2586 | £290
Egypt: An accumulation of approximately 250 covers and cards incl. W.W.I Field Service postcards, 1920 range of T.P.O.s, censored mail, also a few other items. etc.
2587 | £200
Egypt: An accumulation of mainly unused and used stationery covers and cards with a wide range of types, also some items from Sudan. (approx. 250)
2590 £8000
Falkland Islands: THE BLACK FRANK: 1873 envelope registered to England with clear strikes of the Black Frank, the (crown)/REGISTERED marking and F.1 JA 3/1872 (error for 1873) c.d.s., rated 10d and carried on the Black Hawk. Some small faults and part of flap missing, but one of the most attractive Black Frank covers. Only seven registered Black Franks covers recorded. R.P.S. certificate (1966). Barnes 2/73. Ex Ayre (1979), Laycock (1988). Photo.
2593 £8000
Falkland Islands: THE RED FRANK: 1878 registered cover to England with clear strikes of the Red Frank, the (crown)/REGISTERED marking and F.1 JA 2/1878 c.d.s., carried by the Sparrow Hawk. Some small faults and small part of flap missing, but the most attractive of the three recorded registered Red Frank covers. B.P.A. certificate (1974). Barnes 1/78. Ex Stanley (1998). Photo.
2594 £12800
Falkland Islands: THE EARLIEST KNOWN COVER WITH FALKLAND ISLANDS STAMPS: 1878 registered cover to Belgium correctly franked by 6d. blue-green vertical pair with straight edge margin at left, tied by fine strike of the first cork cancellation Early 4x2 (Barnes 2/78), this the only recorded example on cover. Central (crown)/REGISTERED marking and red London 23 DE 78 transit oval datestamp below and arrival backstamps. The cover, with albino embossed Government Arms on flap and carried on the Black Hawk, was sent just a few months after the first stamps were issued and is in excellent condition. One of the most important Falkland Islands covers. Heijtz certificate (2011). Photo.
2595 | £220
Falkland Islands: A study of datestamps used between 1870 and 2002 on leaves, illustrated by strikes on a range of adhesives incl. 1887 4d., 1891-1902 21/2d. wmk. reversed, 4d. strip of three, 6d. (JA 29/190C), etc., with FALKLAND ISLANDS datestamps F.1 to F.6 incl. date slug varieties. Port Stanley datestamps from PS.1A to PS.15, and a few registration marks. (approx. 100 items)
2596 £150
Falkland Islands: 1878-79 no watermark 1d., 4d. (2), 6d. (2) and 1s. (2) cancelled by FI obliterator, cork (1/78), F.1 or F.2 datestamp cancellations, chiefly fine. (7) Photo.
2597 £6500
Falkland Islands: 1882 Travis cover from the 1977 find, addressed to Tetney, Lincolnshire, with no watermark 4d. grey-black tied by F.I. obliterator and SP 8/1882 despatch datestamp. A very famous cover in excellent condition. Only six covers with this stamp are recorded, this being one of the most attractive. Heijtz certificate (2011). Photo.
2599 £1050
Falkland Islands: Missent Mail, 1887 missent Italian 10 c. postal stationery card uprated with 5c. (corner fault), addressed to Mrs Robert Blake/Hill Cove, Falkland Isles/Colonia Britannica,/America meridionale (formerly Dorothea Herford, wife of Robert Blake, one of the first settlers on West Falkland), with FIRENZE/ 11/5-87 despatch and MISSENT TO/NEW YORK U.S.A./MAY/24/87 c.d.s., London June 3 1887 transit and finally F.1 JY 9/1887 arrival datestamp, all on the front. Long personal message overwritten on reverse. An outstanding and very attractive item, probably the earliest known missent item in connection with the Falklands, particularly exceptional in being addressed to West Falkland. Photo.
2605 £2400
Falkland Islands: The 1891 Bisect Provisionals: Thirteenth Mail on the S.S. Herodot (Oct. 29 1891), envelope to Spearing & Waldron in London, franked by 1d. brownish claret strip of three, one bisected, tied by fine strikes of Large Squares cork cancellations (Barnes 1/91) on first day of use F.1 c.d.s. of OC 1/1901 alongside. The cover is addressed in the hand of James Lovegrove Waldron of Port Howard and, together with other mail from West Falkland, the cover missed the previous sailing, that of the Totmes on Sept. 16. The schooner Hadassah was chartered by the Governor to convey the mail to Punta Arenas but arrived too late to connect there with the alternative vessel heading north, the John Elder. The mail was consequently returned to the islands and dispatched successfully on the Herodot. Barton M1. Photo.
2607 £130
Falkland Islands: 1893 (Oct.) 1d. reply card outward half addressed to Hamburg with Nov. 27 arrival, fine cork cancellation First Small F.I. (Barnes 3/93), despatch datestamp unclear but card apparently dated Oct. 14, caried to Punta Arenas on the Totmes and from there on the Potosi. Photo.
2608 £380
Falkland Islands: 1894 (Aug. 17) large part wrapper to the Isle of Wight franked at printed matter rate by 1d. reddish chestnut tied by fine and very scarce Pincers cork cancellation (Barnes 5/94) with type F.1 despatch datestamp slightly doubled below. Carried on the Neko to Punta Arenas and thence by the Iberia to Lisbon. Photo.
2609 £550
Falkland Islands: 1895 (Jan. 16) part envelope addressed to the Isle of Wight by W.E. Baillon, Colonial Manager of the Falkland Islands Company, franked by 21/2d. Prussian blue tied by the very scarce Broken Windmill cork cancellation (Barnes 6/95) used on this mailing only, carried by the Abydos, and with F.1 JA 16/1895 despatch datestamp at left, the cover skilfully restored at left for pleasing display. Photo.
2612 £300
Falkland Islands: 1899 to 1904, the West Falkland W datestamp (SH WF.1), a study of strikes on 1/2d. or 1d. (9) adhesives showing inverted or abbreviated date slugs, etc., fair to fine. (10) Photo.
2615 £210
Falkland Islands: 1901 (Apr. 28) early picture postcard of Stanley Harbour published by Albert Aust of Hamburg, franked 1d. addressed to Vienna and carried on the Oropesa with Hamburg May 28 transit, slight soiling but very scarce. Photo.
2618 £150
Falkland Islands: 1902 (Mar. 4) picture postcard to the U.S.A. franked 1d. cancelled F.4B with code C reversed and additionally crossed by Newhaven, Conn Apr. 11 machine arrival, carried on the Oravia, small corner fault. Heyburn A-2-a. Photo.
2620 £550
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 First printing May 1891 1/2d. blue-green and 21/2d. very pale chalky ultramarine, unused with traces of gum, matching upper marginal singles from the Bradbury Wilkinson archive sheets of sixty, the only surviving source for examples of these printings, the supplied stamps to the islands having been lost when the Neko sank off Ushant in July 1891. SH 5a, 8a. Photo.
2621 £260
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 Second printing Aug. 1891 1/2d. pale blue-green and 21/2d. pale chalky ultramarine, each handstamped SPECIMEN (16.5 x 2mm.) in red, and affixed to piece ex Bradbury Wilkinson archives, slight trimming of perfs. SH 5b s, 8b s. Photo.
2622 £300
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 Second printing Aug. 1891 1/2d. pale blue-green, Seventh printing Apr. 1896 1/2d. deep dull green SPECIMEN (12.5 x 1.5mm.) in violet and Sixth printing Oct. 1891 1d. orange red-brown, each ex Bradbury Wilkinson archives and handstamped SPECIMEN in black (Samuel type B2), violet (12.5 x 1.5mm.) or red (16.5 x 2mm.) respectively, mainly fine without gum, the 1d. affixed to small piece. (3) SH 5b s, 5f s, 6e s. Photo.
2623 £180
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA set to 5s. (cancelled in brown) with additional shades of 1/2d. (5), 1d. (15, incl. dull coppery red), 2d., 21/2d. (2, one deep blue) and 3s., chiefly fine. (32) Photo.
2624 £65
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2d. purple, variety watermark reversed, fine mint. S.G. 45ax, cat. 190. Photo.
2625 £230
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to 6d. (3), 1s. (4), 3s. 5s. red, 5s. maroon (2, one reddish), 10s. good to fine used with shades, printings, some multiples and cancellation interest, mostly fine. (73) Photo.
2628 £230
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 black on red, unmounted mint with usual gum wrinkles, fine and fresh. S.G. 68, cat. 450+. Photo.
2632 | £150
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA set to 3s. with shades of 1/2d. (4), 1d. (12), 2d. (6), 21/2d. blue (5), 21/2d. on yellow (4, one pale purple with swan-necked 2) and 6d., mainly fine used. (40)
2633 £150
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 Whale & Penguin 1/2d. to 1 (without gum) also 1d., 6d. and 1s. shades, mainly fine mint. Ex Straus. S.G. 116-126, cat. 697. Photo.
2634 £180
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 Whale & Penguin set to 1 with shades of 1/2d. (2), 1d. (4), 2d., 21/2d., 6d. (reddish) and 1s., some on piece, mainly fine used. (20) Photo.
2636 £140
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 Whale & Penguin 10s. carmine on emerald and 1 black on red, fine mint. Ex Straus. S.G. 125, 126, cat 500. Photo.
2637 £110
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 Whale & Penguin 1, fine mint. S.G. 126, cat. 300. Photo.
2638 £1250
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 1 set mint, some minor faults incl. 5s. with faintly yellowish gum and gum bend, 10s. paper adhesions at upper left and diagonal gum bend, 1 fine and fresh. S.G. 127-38 cat. 3,750. Photo.
2639 £1050
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 10s. with additional 1/2d., 1d. (2, one showing thick serif, slight faults), 11/2d., 2d., 3d. (2), 4d. incl. shades, mainly fine used, some on small pieces. (18) S.G. 127-37, 128a. Photo.
2640 £1550
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. lower left corner marginal mint vertical pair, one [Pl. 1, R. 9/1] showing extra flagstaff, the variety unmounted, fine. S.G. 142, a, cat. 3,514+. Photo.
2642 | £85
Falkland Islands: A K.G.VI used selection on leaves, incl. 1948 Silver Wedding, 1952 set to 1 (1) incl. scarce Second printings, mainly fine used (46)
2643 | £210
Falkland Islands: 1938 1/2d. to 1, twelve values used on Westminster Stamp Co. envelope with 3 JA/38 f.d.i. cancellations. Photo.
2644 | £160
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 to 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), 10s., 1, with shades and some pieces, mainly fine used. (65)
2645 £110
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 2s.6d., 5s., 10s. and 1, First printings fine used. SH 90a, 91a, 92a, 93a.
2646 £160
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 2s.6d. slate-black, July 1949 printing, cancelled by neat central 28 AP/50 PS.3 c.d.s., fine, SH 90d. Photo.
2647 £160
Falkland Islands: 1948 Silver Wedding 1 block of four with fine central PS.3 first day 1 NO/48 c.d.s. on locally addressed envelope. S.G. 167. Photo.
2649 £220
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 Birds, Waterlow 2d. showing variety double impression of part of 2d and GENTOO, the result of a bouncing printing plate, a marginal example from the left of the sheet, unmounted mint, fine. A rare variety, to be listed as SH 125a v4. S.G. 195 var. Heijtz certificate (2011). Photo.
2651 £120
Falkland Islands: 1971 Flowers 5p. on 6d. variety surcharge partially double unmounted mint, parts of 5p are clearly double, the result of a bouncing printing plate, a marginal example from the left of the sheet, unmounted mint, fine. A rare variety, to be listed as SH 199 v1. S.G. 270 var. Heijtz certificate (2011) Photo.
2652 £110
Falkland Islands: 1972 Flowers 1p. variety slate-purple printed double, the doubling appearing as a slight shadow of the letters of Falkland Islands and elsewhere, a marginal example from the lower right corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, fine, with used normal for comparison, very scarce. S.G. 277 var., SH 206 v1. Heijtz certificate (2011) Photo.
2655 £380
Falkland Islands: 1972 Flowers 6p., watermark upright, variety dark green printed double, unmounted mint, fine with used normal for comparison. A very scarce variety, the doubling appearing as a clear shadow to the left of the letters of Falkland Islands, 6p and elsewhere. S.G. 284 var., SH 213a v1. Heijtz certificate (2011) Photo.
2656 £170
Falkland Islands: 1974 Battle of the River Plate 6p. variety red printed double and black printed triple, used with 1975 New Coinage 2p. (2) cancelled PS.3B on 1976 (May 5) commercial airmail cover to London. SH 233v1, 240. S.G. 308 var., 316. Photo.
2657 | £100
Falkland Islands: 1977 unissued 125th Anniversary of Falkland Islands Company set (commemoration suspended until 150th Anniversary), a set of bromide prints of the unadopted designs. (4)
2658 £100
Falkland Islands: 1982 Birds 17p. imperforate with watermark, a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 436 var., SH 375 v1. Photo.
2659 £350
Falkland Islands: 1984-86 Insects 5p., Watermark Crown to right of CA used (hinged to cover) with 1p. on clean f.d.c. S.G. 473A var., cat. 650. EC FLK946a. Photo.
2661 | £1700
Falkland Islands: Collection of issues froom 1878 to 1978 in varied condition in an album incl. 1891-1902 to 6d. (2), 9d. (2), 1s. (2) mint with shades, 1898 CC 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 1904-12 to 3s. (2, both shades), 5s. mint, 1912-20 1/2d. (5) to 3s., 5s. maroon (2), 10s. and 1 mint with shades, 3s. and 5s. deep rose-red used, 1921-28 1/2d. to 3s. mint, 1929-37 Whale & Penguin to 5s., 10s. mint, 5s., 1 used, 1938-50 to 10s., 1 both mint and used, 1952 and 1960 sets both mint and used, range of later issues mainly mint, Dependencies, South Georgia, etc. (100s)
2662 | £350
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in mixed condition on leaves with Q.V. values to 1s. mint and used, 1898 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 1904-12 to 3s., 5s. mint, 1921-28 to 3s. mint, 1933 Centenary 2s.6d. mint, 1948 Wedding 1 mint, etc. (approx. 120)
2663 | £230
Falkland Islands: An extensive selection of covers and f.d.c.s addressed to England between 1967 and 2001, variously bearing Flowers 1968 1 (6, incl. a block), 1972 to 25p. (2), 1978 and 1989 Ships to 3, also South Georgia with 1963-69 values to 1 (both), 1977-78 surcharges, also B.A.T. with a range of Base datestamps incl. Adelaide Island with 1970 (June 1) bearing 1 Endurance, Argentine Islands, Faraday, Halley Bay, Port Lockroy, Rothera, Signy Island, etc. (81)
2664 | £210
Falkland Islands: An extensive collection of mainly illustrated f.d.c.s contained in seven albums, from 1937 Coronation to 2004 Rowland Hill, Fox Bay cancellations from 1969 to 1994, also South Georgia, with some commemorative, from 1974 to 1993 and B.A.T. from 1969 to 2002 with a range of cachets, postcards, etc., chiefly fine. (approx. 430 items)
2665 | £110
Falkland Islands: K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in one album, mostly used with some unmounted mint, incl. 1952 to 1, later largely complete from 1978, miniature sheets, etc., chiefly fine. (100s)
2666 | £120
Falkland Islands: An extensive collection of f.d.c.s and other covers cancelled at Fox Bay, mainly Q.E.II but dating from 1937, most fine. (approx. 140)
2667 | £220
Falkland Islands: A K.G.V to Q.E.II mint collection on leaves incl. 1938-50 to 5s. (2), 10s., 1 (2) less 2s.6d., 1952 to 1, 1960-66 to 1 (2), 1968 set (2), 1971 surcharges, etc., mostly fine. (approx. 340)
2668 | £140
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. selection, incl. 1878-79 no wmk. 1d. unused, 4d. used, 6d. mint (3), used, 1s. mint (2), 1887 4d. used, 1891-1902 shades to 1s. mint (2), used (2), poor to fine. (150)
2669 | £200
Falkland Islands: K.E.VII and K.G.V ranges of shades, mint and used, with 1904-12 to 6d. (2), 1s. (4), 1912-20 to 3s. (2), 1921-28 to 1s., mint, etc., mainly good to fine. (202)
2670 | £130
Falkland Islands: An accumulation of issues from 1929 to 1949 on stockleaves, mint and used, with shades etc. incl. 1929-37 to 1s. (both), 2s.6d. (3), 1933 Centenary values to 6d., mainly good to fine. (approx. 370)
2671 | £180
Falkland Islands: A K.G.VI selection with shades and multiples, incl. 1938-50 to 2s.6d. mint, used (8), 5s. mint (2), used, 10s. mint, used (2), 1 used, 1952 to 1 mint, etc., mainly good to fine. (approx. 300)
2672 | £190
Falkland Islands: An accumulation of mainly 1950s to 1970s covers and other items, on leaves and loose, incl. 1952 (Apr. 29) large First Overseas Airmail envelope bearing 1952 to 5s., also some Dependencies and Antarctica incl. booklets.
2673 | £60
Falkland Islands: A Q.E.II mint and used selection, mint and used on stockleaves, issues from 1962 to 1993, with Flowers issues, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
2681 £110
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1907 (Dec. 31) p.p.c. of Port Stephens Try Works to Postmaster George Hursts son, Robert, in New York, franked 1d. on picture side tied by F.4F, carried on the Orissa. Photo.
2683 | £220
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1908 to 1991, a selection of 30 covers or cards incl. 1908 registered cover to Germany, 1941 censored cover to U.S.A., also Dependencies, B.A.T., etc., fair to fine.
2687 £240
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1909 (Aug. 16) homemade postcard (showing Stanley Harbour with the Cathedral) to California, franked by 1904-12 1d. dull coppery red tied by F.4D c.d.s., a scarce shade on cover or card, attractive. Photo.
2688 £50
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1911 (Dec. 16) envelope to Ireland with K.E.VII 1d. cancelled F.4B, carried on the Oropesa with Westport Jan. 22 1912 arrival backstamp, slight stains.
2690 £180
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: Type N.2 NEW ISLAND/FALKLAND Is. c.d.s., good to fine strikes NO 19/12 on 1904-12 1/2d. horizontal pair, 11 JA/11 and JY 27/12 on 1d. values, each on small piece, mainly fine. (3 items)
2692 £320
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1913 commercial package front to London with printed Falkland Islands Co. Ltd address, endorsed per Orcoma/Via Lisbon and dated May 14 with straight line PAQUEBOT and bearing G.B. K.E.VII 21/2d. (2) paying 5oz,. rate, cancelled on arrival by London 62 June 6 c.d.s.s, most unusual mail between the F.I.C .offices. Photo.
2695 £80
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1914 (Mar.) Tucks Oilette postcard used to Italy franked by unusual combination of K.E.VII 1/2d. and K.G.V 1/2d., cancellation a little indistinct but message dated Mar. 16, carried on the Oronsa with Rome Apr. 13 arrival. Photo.
2698 £320
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1915 (Sept. 25) Field Service Post Card addressed to James Ryan. at Goose Green, Darwin Harbour, with Field Post Ofiice 4.X despatch datestamp and F.4C Oct. 30 arrival. An extremely unusual item, possibly sent by a Falklands volunteer, A. McDonald. Photo.
2699 £260
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1922 (Nov. 28) envelope franked at Foreign rate by WAR STAMP 1d. (3, one 4th Overprinting, pos. 60 with broken M state 4 and wide P) and addressed to Robert Blake at the San Julian Sheepfarming Co. in Patagonia, cancelled PS.1B and carried on the Falkland with Dec. 2 arrival backstamps, slight cover faults. Photo.
2700 £110
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1923 (May 11) 1d. postal stationery envelope (SH E3) commercially used to Huddersfield with PS.1A c.d.s., carried on the M.V. La Paz. Photo.
2702 £170
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1924 (Mar. 31) 1d. stationery envelope (1916 printing) with added 1d. strip of three for commercial registered usage to London with type 5C label at left, carried on the Oriana with Apr. 29 arrival backstamps. Photo.
2703 £85
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1924 (Nov. 5) photographic postcard of Shepherds and Sheep, franked 1d. and used to Northamptonshire with interesting message. Heyburn V-7-v (the illustrated example). Photo.
2704 £140
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1925 (Mar. 25) picture postcard sent by Clovis McGill to London, franked on picture side by 1d. cancelled light PS.1B diagonal bend. Attractive card of Hektoria Whaling Station, South Shetlands showing the Maudie and the Hektaria. Heyburn AJ-1-aj. Photo.
2705 £270
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1925 (Apr. 1) 2d. stationery registered envelope with added 1d. pair commercially used to Huddersfield, lightly cancelled and with type 5C label at left, carried by the Magellan. Photo.
2706 £75
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: Two K.G.V 1d. postal stationery envelopes, 1913-32 type II used 1926 (July 21) to Manchester via the Lobos and type III sent 1934 (Feb. 28) locally to Roy Cove, the former roughly opened at foot, the latter probably carried by H.M.S. Exeter.
2707 £100
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1926 (Dec. 11) part newspaper wrapper addressed to Howard Clement at Roy Cove, franked at scarce inland printed matter rate by 1/2d. cancelled PS.1A, carried on the Falkland. Photo.
2709 | £90
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1930s to 1960s, a selection of ephemera incl. various receipts, telegrams and other forms. (approx. 50 items)
2710 £65
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1930 (Feb. 2) Formula registered envelope, size G, sent unregistered to the Isle of Wight with printed blue lines and the R crossed out, bearing Whale & Penguin 2d. (paying correct double rate) tied by PS.1B c.d.s., most unusual usage. Perkins D.1. Photo.
2715 £50
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1934 (July 2) printed matter rate envelope to Ireland franked Centenary 1/2d., horizontal fold and a few minor tone spots.
2717 £120
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1935 (Nov. 27) returned commercial cover addressed to Margate, Kent franked by Silver Jubilee 1d. tied by PS.1 cds, with Dec. 30 arrival and two framed return cachets Gone Away/508 and UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED/RETURN TO SENDER, slight creasing but quite unusual. Photo.
2718 £75
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1938 (Aug. 30), printed Pacific Steam Navigation Company airmail envelope used from London to Santiago, Chile, franked G.B. photogravure 1s. strip of four and carried by Zeppelin with red German cachet. Photo.
2719 £60
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1939 (June 16) Phillips Eindhoven large airmail envelope with enclosed letter, addressed to the Falkland Islands Co. at Darwin Harbour, misrouted onto KLM with AMSTERDAM-BATAVIA-SYDNEY handstamp, finally arriving on the Lafonia with Sept. 17 arrival backstamp, slight creasing. Photo.
2720 £160
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1944 (Aug. 18) large envelope sent airmail to Buenos Aires, bearing eight 1938-50 values to 4d. cancelled by fine PS.1A datestamps with special red on white AIR MAIL and Fox Bay registration label (unusually with Fox Bay not deleted) labels, arrival backstamps. Photo.
2721 £110
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1944 (Aug. 18) envelope sent airmail to Buenos Aires, bearing six 1938-50 values to 2d. (both) cancelled by fine PS.1A datestamps with special red on white AIR MAIL and type 11 registration label (Fox Bay deleted) labels, arrival marking, vertical fold and faint stains. Photo.
2722 £920
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1946 (Mar. 23) Army air letter form W.3077 locally overprinted FALKLAND ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES in small type, bearing 1938-50 9d. cancelled fine PS.3B and addresssed to L.W.H. Young, the Falkland Islands Company Managing Director, in Surrey, carried on the Fitzroy to Montevideo and thence by air. Rare. Photo.
2723 £250
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1946 (Dec. 30) envelope to Edinburgh endorsed By B.S.A.A. and franked at airmail rate by 1938-50 1s. and 1s.3d. cancelled fine PS.3A and with red on white AIR MAIL label. Photo.
2724 £50
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1965 (July 9) long commercial envelope sent registered airmail to Cheshire franked at 150g. rate by Birds 3d., 10s. and 1, some tape stains and other cover faults but scarce usage. Photo.
2729 £200
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1982 Conflict, (Apr. 6) commercial cover to Cheshire with enclosed letter, correctly franked 13p. crossed by biro strokes with type I (flag at foot) 6 ABR 1982 c.d.s. below. Photo.
2730 £180
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1982 Conflict, (Apr. 13) local cover to Joan Bound, apparently commercial despite use of airmail envelope, correctly franked 5p. crossed by biro stroke with type I (flag at foot) 13 ABR 1982 c.d.s. below. Photo.
2731 £75
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1982 Conflict, (Oct. 4, 11) two envelopes to Essex with enclosed letters, sent from the R.F.A. Regent and M.V. Baltic Ferry respectively, the former with Ships Office datestamp, the latter endorsed TASK FORCE MAIL and cancelled F.P.O. 141
2732 | £160
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1982 Conflict, a selection of 30 covers including seven Argentine soldier's letters, five with the 9409 Malvinas postmark, various Task Force mail including philatelic items etc.
2733 | £60
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1982 Conflict, a selection incl. inward Argentine mail, ship cachets, etc. (23 items)
2735 | £110
Falkland Islands: Literature: Auction catalogues, 1949 to 1998, a selection of 22 incl. Nabarro (1959), Lovibond (1965), Neild (1984) etc.
2736 | £100
Falkland Islands: Literature: A selection in a small box incl. Falkland Islands Mails: The Kosmos Years 1880-1900 by Howat, The Forces Postal History of the Falkland Islands & the Task Force by Daynes, monographs, etc. (44 items)
2740 £1000
Falkland Islands: Official Mail: 1903, a superb strike of FALKLAND ISLANDS/OFFICIAL/PAID marking (PSO.4) on envelope endorsed O.H.M.S. to Argentina with Buenos Aires ENE 12/1903 arrival c.d.s. . A very important rarity in fine condition. Heijtz certificate (2011) The earliest recorded example. Photo.
2741 £500
Falkland Islands: Official Mail: Government House stationery, 1908 stampless envelope with red crest on flap addressed to Mr Wm Biggs Snr, Stanley, with enclosed letter headed GOVERNMENT HOUSE,/FALKLAND ISLANDS and crest, dated 19 June 08, written and signed by the Governor William Allardyce, concerning the graves of James and Margaret Biggs who had arrived with Governor Moody in 1842 (and died in 1853 and 1863 respectively). A remarkable item, certainly unique. Photo.
2744 £900
Falkland Islands: Ship Cancellations: POSTED ON BOARD/ 30 May 13/R.M.S. COLUMBUS double ring oval datestamp (SH SC.1), large part strike in red tying 1912 1d. to piece, very scarce item within correct period of use. Photo.
2745 £80
Falkland Islands: Ship Cancellations: 1d. orange-vermilion, cancelled by large part strike of violet double oval POSTED ON BOARD/NOV 8/191(8) and small part straight line R.M.S. FALKLAND, perfs. a little trimmed at lower left. SH SC.2, 3. Photo.
2746 £400
Falkland Islands: Ship Cancellations: (Posted on H.M.C.S. )AFTERGLOW straight line, a fine strike on 1d. orange-vermilion, very scarce. SC.4. Photo
2747 £950
Falkland Islands: Censored Covers: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands, PASSED/H.M.S. KENT/CENSOR marking on postcard dated 14/12/14 and bearing G.B. 1/2d. tied by London Jan. 16 1915 machine arrival, addressed to Miss L Kerley, Salisbury, England, with very clear message I expect you have heard of our victory. Sent from the Falklands immediately after the Battle of the Falklands, by a crew member of H.M.S. Kent (they stayed in Stanley until Dec. 15). A highly important item of the Battle, one of very few actually mailed in Stanley, and in fine, clean condition. Heyburn T-9-t. Photo.
2748 £550
Falkland Islands: Censored Covers: 1916 (Mar. 30) On Active Service Over-Seas Club Tobacco Fund postcard with hexagonal PASSED FIELD CENSOR 657 in red, addressed to James Ryan. at Goose Green with Field Post Ofiice 112 despatch datestamp and F.P.O. G Apr. 12 transit, backstamped F.5 June 1 arrival. An extremely unusual item, possibly sent by a Falklands volunteer, J.A. Hull. Photo.
2750 £150
Falkland Islands: Censored Covers: 1942 to 1945, four incoming censored envelopes (three with arrival backstamps) to the Brechin family in Port Stanley, three from Australia (two with F.P.O. cancellations) and the other from Canada but cancelled at sea, some cover faults, an interesting range of markings.
2752 £150
Falkland Islands: Censored Covers: 1943 (Feb. 14) stampless O.A.S. cover from Pte. J. Robinson of the 11th West Yorks. Regt. to his wife in Leeds, countersigned at lower left, with violet crowned circle censors cachet no. 4428, and red Maritime Mail marking having been carried to Montevideo on the Carnarvon Castle, with enclosed six page letter headed FALKLAND ISLAND FCS and with Apr. 9 receiving note. Photo.
2753 £100
Falkland Islands: Censored Covers: 1943 (Apr. 16) censored cover to U.S.A. bearing 1/2d., 2d., 21/2d., 4d. and 6d. with U.S. 9809 clear resealing label, transit and arrival backstamps. Photo.
2754 £130
Falkland Islands: Censored Covers: 1945 P.C. 90 OPENED BY EXAMINER/D.D.A./28 label on cover from Christchurch, New Zealand, with 1944 Health set, addressed to The Chief Postmaster/Graham Land/Via Falkland Is, backstamped faint Port Stanley PS.3 transit and E1 16 JAN 1946 arrival datestamp, quite exceptional. Photo.
2755 | £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1944 Overprints, full set of 32, four complete sets, mostly in blocks of four (many from the lower right corner) but some are in pairs or singles (incl. all the 6d.), unmounted mint, mainly fine. SG A1-D8, cat 384+.
2757 £3500
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1981 Plants 15p. Brown Rush, showing the rare variety light brown (Queens Head and Territory inscription) omitted, superb unmounted mint gutter plate pair, with normal for comparison. S.G. 93a, cat. 6,000+, EC FLD186a. Photo.
2758 | £190
Falkland Islands Dependencies: A collection on leaves, incl. 1944-45 Overprints mint and used with 6d. shades mint, study of Maps issues with varieties incl. Thick Map 1/2d. SOUTH POKE in mint plate no. strip of four, Thin Map set mint (2), imprint strips, plate blocks, etc., chiefly fine. (277)
2759 | £60
Falkland Islands Dependencies: A collection on leaves, etc. with 1944-45 Overprints mint and used, also B.A.T. with 1966 Churchill unmounted mint and used, etc., chiefly fine. (approx. 500)
2760 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1944 (Feb. 12) Operation Tabarin envelope addressed to Capt. D.W. Roberts, Colonial Manager of the Falkland Islands Company, with Overprint set cancelled by A.1 on the day of opening of Port Lockroy post office, carried on the Fitzroy with Mar. 7 Stanley arrival backstamp. Photo.
2762 £210
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1946 (Feb. 1) large envelope to Stanley bearing Overprint set to 1s. with Falklands 1938-50 2s.6d. to 1, the lower values cancelled type A1 c.d.s. but the high values only cancelled on arrival by PS.3 in spite of being valid for use in the Dependencies, unusual. Photo.
2764 £190
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: K.E.VII 1d. with small South Georgia imprint, mint and used examples, the latter with two part strikes of SG1 c.d.s., fine. SH SGU2b, c. Photo.
2765 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: Whaling Mail, 1927 (Feb. 8) envelope from J. Olsen on the S.S. Sposa at Leith Harbour (note on flap confirms) to Sandefjord franked by 1/2d. and 2d. (piece bearing adhesives cut away but reinstated) cancelled South Georgia SG2 c.d.s., carried on the Sellasia, with Mar. 30 machine arrival on reverse. Photo.
2766 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1935 Silver Jubilee 4d. franking envelope registered to Edinburgh tied by fine SG4 c.d.s. timed c.d.s. (8.45PM), scarce. Photo.
2767 £50
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1935 whaling mail, postcard from Norway, addressed to Secretary Leif Fogth, Grytviken South Georgia, with New Years greetings, franked 20. cancelled Oslo 23.12.35 and, most unusually for mail from Norway to South Georgia, endorsed via Falkland Islands with PS.1 Jan. 23 1936 transit c.d.s.
2768 £190
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1938-50 1/2d. to 1 less 1d. black and violet and 1s.3d. but with additional 21/2d., 4d. and 9d., all cancelled by good to fine SG1 or SG2 datestamps incl. first day, on piece to 5s., mainly fine. (17) Photo.
2769 | £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: A collection of f.d.c.s and others covers on leaves, from 1953 onward incl. 1971 Stanley-Comodoro Rivadavia flight cover, later South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands issues, etc. mainly fine. (approx. 85 covers)
2770 £420
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1982 Argentine Occupation, (Mar. 24) envelope to Stanley franked at 5p. tied by rare SG21 c.d.s. (in use for one week only) with large St. Andrews Bay Mar. 18 dated cachet at left and enclosed printed insert from the Deputy Postmaster apologizing for the delay in transmission of the item and explaining that it had been carried in his hand luggage whilst he was a prisoner of the Argentines, very scarce. Photo.
2771 £750
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1982 Argentine Occupation, (Mar. 27) commercial cover to Oxfordshire correctly franked at 15p. rate by 1p., 4p. and 10p. tied by rare SG21 c.d.s. (in use for one week only) with additional strike and large St. Andrews Bay Mar. 18 dated cachet at left, sent by Cindy Buxton and Annie Price who were filming for Anglia Television on the island. Also printed insert from the Deputy Postmaster apologizing for the delay in transmission of the item and explaining that it had been carried in his hand luggage whilst he was a prisoner of the Argentines, very scarce. Photo.
2773 | £1200
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: The mainly used collection in one binder incl. 1904-12 1/2d. (3), 1d. (7), 1912-23 1/2d. (4), 1d. (6), 21/2d. (3), 6d., 1918-20 WAR STAMP 1/2d. blocks of four (2), 1d.pair, 1921-28 to 2d.(3), 21/2d. (6, two on yellow), 6d., 1s., 1929-37 to 1s., 1933 Centenary to 11/2d., 3d., 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1938-50 values to 10s., 1963 to 1 on plain f.d.c., 1977-78 to 50p. on 10s. in used blocks of four, issues and cancellations from other Dependencies incl. South Shetlands with 1/2d. pair, WAR STAMP 1d. and 21/2d. tied to pieces by DECEPTION ISLAND double oval datestamp (B1) in violet, 1921-28 1/2d. (4), 1d. (4), 2d., 21/2d. (4, two on yellow), 1929 1/2d., 2d., all cancelled South Shetlands B2 c.d.s., Dependencies issues with Thick Maps 6d. black and ochre mint and many plate flaws incl. broken arcs in pairs (unmounted), Thin Maps mint and used, 1954 to 1 cancelled Signy Island, etc., the early strikes in of usual varied quality, otherwise condition mostly fine. (approx. 550)
2775 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Orkneys: 1946 (Feb. 2) envelope to Manchester bearing 1938-50 Second printing 2s.6d., 5s. (indigo and yellow-brown), 10s. and 1 tied by type C2 c.d.s.s in violet, backstamped Port Stanley Feb. 21 transit. Photo.
2776 £180
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Orkneys: 1950 (Dec. 31) scarce commercial envelope to England sent by meteorologist A.J. Vernum at Base H Signy Island, franked at registered surface rate by Thin Map 21/2d. (corner perf. faults) and 3d. cancelled H.1 datestamps and with ms. registration marking, carried on the John Biscoe and the Fitzroy. Photo.
2777 £180
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1930 (Mar. 18) Whale & Penguin 1/2d. and 1d., tied by fine B2 c.d.ss. to postcard (Kingstown, Dublin, mailboat) to England at British postcard rate, attractive and unusual. Photo.
2778 £100
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: Operation Tabarin 1946 (Jan. 14) p.p.c. of Deception Island from the first mail after renaming of the Operation as the Falkland Islands Dependency Survey, addressed to Darwin with 9d. tied to piece by violet B3, backstamped Port Stanley Feb. 21 arrival, slight stains and bends. Photo.
2779 £450
Antarctica: British Antarctic Expedition 1901-04, Wrenchs Links of Empire postcard, Series 3, the set of four cards depicting Scott and the Discovery (with facsimile Scott signature), Route and deck of the Discovery, Explorers and sledge, Polar bear (in error) and British flag, each with Discovery handstamp and sent 1901 (July 21), (Oct. 7), (Dec. 24), and 1904 (Apr. 25) respectively, all to same addressee in Bexley except the last, a Wrench replacement due to some cards having gone astray .Wharton DA-1 to DA-4. Photo.
2780 £130
Antarctica: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09, Picture postcards, Set 2, set of six cards depicting Farthest South, Return of the Southern Party, etc., mainly fine. Wharton GA-7-GA-12. Photo.
2781 £320
Antarctica: Swedish Magellanian Expedition 1908, postcard from Sweden addressed to Dr C. Skottsberg, Swedish Magellanian Expedition 1907-09. Port Stanley, Falkland Islands with 10. tied by Albano 12/1/1908 c.d.s. and with F.4A arrival datestamp (?) MR/08. A very unusual item, addressed to the expedition leader. Photo.
2782 £60
Antarctica: British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16, picture postcard of Husky team leaving the ship for the sledge trial, the enduring image showing the trapped Endurance and Shackleton on deck, fine unused from Shackleton family archive. Wharton NA-1. Photo.
2783 £80
Antarctica: Discovery II Expedition 1936, commercial cover bearing Whale & Penguin 1d. tied by unclear South Georgia c.d.s., sent by Expedition scientist, James Marr, to his fiance, Dorothy Plutte in London when the R.R.S. Discovery II visited South Georgia in Oct-Nov. 1936 (dates are confirmed by another cover in the same correspondence). A scarce example of mail from this expedition. Photo.
2784 £160
Antarctica: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58, 1956 (Jan. 30) envelope addressed to the Ross Sea Committee in Wellington, bearing F.I.D. Trans-Antarctic Expedition set cancelled Base SH Shackleton datestamps (SHAC1) and signed by Edmund Hillary, also Expedition 1956 official Christmas card. (2 items) Photo.
2785 £50
Antarctica: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58, Envelope to Sussex, addressed by glaciologist, Dr. Hal Lister and bearing overprint 3d. (marginal) erroneously cancelled by Base SH c.d.s. (SHAC1) of Jan. 30 1956, carried on the Magga Dan which left on Jan. 29 1957, vertical fold and slight soiling.
2786 £170
Antarctica: 1958 (Jan. 6/7) South Pole Flight, large envelope self-addressed and with endorsement by Sqn Ldr. John Lewis, bearing F.I.D. Trans-Antarctic Expedition set cancelled Base SH Shackleton (SHAC1) Nov. 24 1957 datestamps, very scarce. Photo.
2787 £120
Antarctica: 1958 (May 27) letter signed by Vivan Fuchs on Trans-Antarctic Expedition stationery, also (Jan. 3) envelope to Sheffield bearing F.I.D. Expedition overprint 21/2d. with I.G.Y. Expedition datestamps (SH IGY) and p.c. showing Fuchs with Hillary. (3 items)
2788 | £320
Antarctica: H.M.S. Endurance, a thematic collection from 1968 to 2005 in two albums with covers, cards and cachets, incl. 1969 (Dec. 25) first day of use of ships dated cachet, flight and expedition covers with many signed, also H.M.S. Protector, etc., mostly fine. (approx. 100 items)
2789 £140
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 1965 to 1971, a selection of fourteen covers from Adelaide Island to Hampshire, with T1 cancellations incl. 1970 (June 21) bearing 1 Endurance, 1971 (Mar. 23) with values to 10s., Treaty f.d.c., also 1965 (Feb. 19) (5) and (Mar. 31) covers showing year added in ms. (T1v1). Photo.
2790 £110
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 1969 (Dec. 1) envelope to Port Stanley with first day three line handstamp and bearing 1 Endurance with two fine H2 (with asterisk) Signy Island c.d.s.s. Photo.
2791 £110
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 1970 (Feb. 26) envelope to Stanley bearing 1 Endurance tied by Adelaide Island c.d.s. with framed blue STONINGTON/ISLAND cachet at left, slight stains. Photo.
2792 £350
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 1971 (Feb. 18) envelope endorsed By sea mail and registered to Hampshire with label at left and bearing 1 Endurance block of four and single cancelled by fine T1 Adelaide Island c.d.s.s with framed cachet and registration label at left. Photo.
2794 £150
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 34p. Aerogramme (A21) unused but with Halley Bay type Z14 23 DE/92 c.d.s. on the reverse. A very scarce trial aerogramme. Photo.
2795 | £550
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: An extensive collection on one album, on leaves and loose, with first day and other covers, incl. ship and other cachets, survey flights, some signed, 1982 (Mar. 8) scarce airmail cover from Rothera to Cheshire with Argentine type I (flag at foot) 6 ABR 1982 c.d.s. applied in Stanley during Occupation, also range of Bases with Dependencies covers from 1958 onward, original photos, etc. (approx. 220 items)
2796 | £230
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: Collection of issues from 1973 to 2007 in an album, unmounted mint and used, with Discoverers definitives, 1971 Treaty and other commemorative sets, miniature sheets, etc., mainly fine. (approx. 400)
2797 £160
Antarctica: French Southern and Antarctic Territories: A selection of proofs and preuves-de luxe, incl. 1957 I.G.Y. set imperf., 15f. (7), 1960 25f. seal, 1961 Charcot 25f. imperf., black prints, etc., mainly fine. (27)
2801 £60
Fare Islands: 1918 censored cover with Denmark 10ore tied by THORSHAVN/7.11.18 c.d.s., to Copenhagen, with OPENED BY/CENSOR/5232 label and arrival datestamp, scarce. Photo.
2804 £1050
Fare Islands: 1919 Provisional Bisected imperforate 4. cut from newspaper wrapper making up the 7. rate on 5. postal stationery envelope addressed to Thorshavn, tied by SANDEVAAG star cancellation with THORSHAVN/30.1.19 arrival alongside, slightly creased and soiled but very rare. Only three covers with this combination recorded. Facit 2. Moller certificate (2001) Photo.
2805 £100
Fare Islands: 1919 Provisional Surcharge 2/ORE on 5. together with normal 5., tied to piece by THORSHAVN/18.1.19 c.d.s., fine. Facit 3, 4000SEK. Heijtz certificate (2011) Photo.
2808 £55
Fare Islands: 1924 FRA ENGLAND (From England) cachet tying G.B. K.G.V 11/2d.+21/2d. with THORSHAVN/12.1.1924 c.d.s. alongside, on ship cover from Leith to Vaag, Faroe Islands, with arrival backstamp. DAKA TO20 1,200DKK. Photo.
2811 £100
Fare Islands: 1940-41 Provisional surcharge set of five, all fine used on small pieces with dated THORSHAVN 1941 c.d.s.s. Facit 4-8, 3,600SEK. Photo.
2812 £140
Fare Islands: 1940-41 Provisional surcharge set of five, each value on commercial cover 1940-41. 20 on 1., 20 on 5. and 20 on 15., each on local Thorshavn covers, 50 on 5. on registered cover from Trangisvaag to Thorshavn, 60 on 6. together with Danish 10. and 40. on insured cover from Klaksvig to Thorshavn. Facit 4-8, 4,000SEK. Photo.
2814 £70
Fare Islands: 1941 (May 25) stampless O.A.S. cover to England with F.P.O. 219 (used in Thorshavn) and framed PASSED BY CENSOR/(crown) No. 2149 handstamp, both in violet. DAKA 1,200DKK. Photo.
2816 £100
Fare Islands: 1944 Danish Red Cross Message form sent from Copenhagen to the Faroe Islands on Apr. 4, together with the Faroe Islands window envelope in which it was delivered, postmarked THORSHAVN/5.5.44, the form with Danish Red Cross, International Red Cross Geneva, and Passed Censor handstamps. DAKA 1,800DKK. Photo.
2825 | £1600
Finland: A selection of mainly early issues, incl. 1856 10k. used (2), 1860 5k. (7, two appear unused), 10k. (8, one appears unused), 1866 5p. type iii used (4), 10p. type ii used (2) type iii (6), 1866-67 8p. type iii unused, 1m. used (4), 1875 32p. used (3), 1930 Zeppelin 10m. mint (2), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (143)
2826 | £380
France: Postal history, a collection of conquered dpartements in an album, incl. military markings and a good range of the numbered town stamps, some in red, etc. (52 items)
2827 £270
France: 1849-52 Ceres 15c. green and 1f. bright carmine, 1862 reprints, 1f. has minor thin, otherwise fine, good appearance. Ex Straus. Maury cat. 1,800 euros. Photo.
2829 £260
1917-19 War Orphans 2c. + 3c. to 5f. + 5f. (slight creases) set less 25c. + 15c., mint, all have hinge remainders, mainly fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 370-377, cat. 2,750. Photo.
2830 £270
France: 1917-19 War Orphans 1f. + 1f. and 5f. + 5f., used, few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 376, 377, cat. 2,475. Photo.
2831 £80
France: 1923 Bordeaux Congress 1f., fine mint. Ex Straus. S.G. 400e, cat. 600. Photo.
2832 £80
France: 1936 Air 50f. Banknote, fine used, lightly cancelled. Ex Straus. S.G. 541, cat. 450. Photo.
2833 | £1450
France: A collection in two albums, issues from 1849 to 1990 incl. 1869 5f. fine used, 1917-19 War Orphans used, 1922 War Orphans mint or used, 1923 Bordeaux 1f. mint, 1926-7 War Orphans to 5f. (used), 1927 Strasbourg sheet used, 1927 Air 2f., 5f., 1928-31 Sinking Funds, 1929-32 10f., 20f. mint, 1930-32 1f. blue perf. EIPA 30 used, 1932 Le Havre 2f. used, 1936 Air 50f. green used, 50f. banknote used, extensive later issues with Charity sets, Airs etc., varied condition.
2834 | £800
French Colonies: A mint and used collection in one album with extensive ranges of Lebanon and Syria, General Issues, Post Offices in China, also a collection of Spanish Post Offices in Morocco, varied condition.
2835 £400
Gambia: The Robson Correspondence, 1850 envelope with enclosed letter (July 8) from Bathurst River to Cornwall, endorsed Per H.M.S. Dover and showing 1/- rate mark. Photo.
2836 £260
Gambia: 1868 (Feb. 25) envelope to Edinburgh, bearing a faint strike of the scarce BATHURST/PAID/GAMBIA type 1 in red, manuscript 5 rate mark, Paid Liverpool Packet datestamp, and with Edinburgh receiving mark on reverse, a few cover imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
2837 £380
Gambia: 1869-72 no watermark 4d. brown handstamped SPECIMEN (Samuel type D5), small thin, also a selection of nine unused (no gum) examples in various shades, varied condition. Photo.
2839 | £180
Gambia: 1869-72 no watermark 6d. blue, eight used examples in various shades, mainly good to fine. S.G. 3, a.
2840 £240
Gambia: 1869-72 no watermark 6d. blue, a mint example from the top of the sheet, creased horizontally, also seven further examples unused without gum, poor to fine. Photo.
2841 £130
Gambia: 1869-72 no watermark 6d. blue, seven used examples, poor to fine, also a defective horizontal strip of five. S.G. 3, a. Photo.
2842 | £150
Gambia: 1869-72 no watermark 6d. blue, twelve used examples, poor to fine. S.G. 3a. Photo.
2843 £110
Gambia: 1869-72 no watermark 6d. pale blue, good to large margins, small filled thin at lower right, otherwise fine used with light red c.d.s. cancellations. R.P.S. certificate (1969). S.G. 4, cat. 1,000. Photo.
2844 £220
Gambia: 1874 Watermark Crown CC 4d. brown with watermark inverted, also 4d. pale brown (4, one repaired), all unused without gum, fair to fine. Photo.
2845 | £120
Gambia: 1874 Watermark Crown CC 4d., eight used examples, two pen-cancelled, three showing portions of the marginal watermark (one with Brandon certificate), fair to good. S.G. 5.
2846 | £380
Gambia: 1874 Watermark Crown CC 6d. a selection of thirteen unused (no gum) examples, fair to fine and mostly with full margins. S.G. 7, 8.
2847 | £160
Gambia: 1874 Watermark Crown CC 6d., thirteen used examples, four pen cancelled, poor to good.
2848 | £210
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1/2d. orange, five unused (no gum) and four used examples, mainly with imperfections.
2849 £120
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1d. maroon, three unused examples, all with imperfections. S.G. 12A. Photo.
2850 £280
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1d. maroon, unused and used (2) examples, all with faults, also a faked used copy. S.G. 12A. Photo.
2851 | £290
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 2d. rose, ten unused (no gum) examples with shades, two showing part marginal watermarks, also nine used examples, fair to fine. S.G. 13A.
2852 | £290
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 3d. (3), 4d. (7, 6 with Crown to left of CC) all unused without gum, some with faults. S.G. 14A, 16A, 16Aw.
2853 | £250
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 6d., a used selection with shades, sloping label varieties (4, one being mint but thinned), wmk. Crown to left of CC etc., fair to fine. (18)
2854 £550
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 6d. blue used on 1890 (Jan. 23) envelope, registered to Switzerland, cancelled by oval bars with GAMBIA/PAID c.d.s. alongside, London and Liverpool oval registered datestamps, with Lausanne receiving mark on reverse, slight staining around perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 18B. Photo.
2855 | £80
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Sideways 1s. green, three unused (no gum) and two used examples, small imperfections. S.G. 19A.
2856 £420
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 1/2d. orange (2), 1d. maroon (2), 3d. bright ultramarine, 1886-93 21/2d. and 6d. used together on 1904 envelope registered to Germany, all cancelled by oval REGISTERED/GAMBIA datestamp, attractive. Photo.
2857 | £180
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 2d. rose, a mint or unused collection on leaves, incl. single locally handstamped SPECIMEN (Samuel type GA1), shades, blocks etc. (42)
2858 £150
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright 3d. pale dull ultramarine in a complete mint sheet of fifteen (5 x 3), a few tone spots and minor creases, marginal thins, otherwise fine. S.G. 14Cb. Photo.
2859 £480
Gambia: 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright, a selection comprising 4d. unused (3), 6d. (13) mint or unused, additional examples (2) unused without gum showing sloping label varieties [R. 1/1 and R. 1/5] and a poorly perforated example with manuscript Specimen without gum, poor to fine. Photo.
2860 | £110
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways 1/2d., 21/2d., 3d. (2), 6d. (5), 1s. all handstamped SPECIMEN (Samuel type GA1), some with gum, also 1880-81 Watermark Crown CC Upright set of seven values with dubious handstamps, poor to fine.
2861 £290
Gambia: 1886-93 Watermark Crown CA Sideways, 1/2d. (2) and 6d. used 1896 (Mar. 10) on large O.H.M.S. envelope, registered to U.S.A., 1/2d., ten examples on 1896 (July 25) Myerscough envelope to London, also two part fronts variously franked, some faults but mainly fine. Photo.
2862 £230
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA set of eight overprinted SPECIMEN, additional values to 1s. (2) incl. 1d., 2d., 21/2d. and 1s. examples showing variety broken M, mainly fine with gum. (18) Photo.
2863 £130
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. to 1s. set used on 1898 (Oct. 27) envelope registered to Germany, fine. S.G. 37-44. Photo.
2865 £60
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. dull green variety repaired S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3] used, tiny thin at right otherwise fine. S.G. 37b, cat. 375. Photo.
2866 £150
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1d., 2d., 21/2d., 4d., 6d. and 1s. used on 1901 (Dec. 31) envelope registered to Germany, the 1d. and 4d. cancelled by concentric circles, others with Bathurst c.d.s.s, Liverpool and London oval registered datestamps. Ex Dale-Lichtenstein. Holcombe opinion (1997). Photo.
2867 £60
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1d. carmine variety malformed S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3] used, small surface fault otherwise fine. S.G. 38a, unpriced used. Photo.
2868 £270
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 1d. carmine in a mint block of ten (5 x 2), one showing variety repaired S, fine mint, the variety being unmounted. S.G. 38, b, cat. 450+. Photo.
2870 £170
Gambia: 1898-1902 Watermark Crown CA 6d. fine used on 1903 (Oct. 21) envelope, registered to Germany via Liverpool. Also 1d. (2) and 21/2d., each on separate envelopes (the latter damaged) to the U.K. Photo.
2872 £230
Gambia: 1902-05, a selection of stamps overprinted SPECIMEN including the set of twelve fine with gum, additional 4d., 6d., 1s.6d. pair, 2s.6d. pair and 3s. pair with gum, also the set less 2d. but with extra 2s.6d. and 3s. additionally handstamped ULTRAMAR without gum, fair to fine. Photo.
2874 £150
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 1d. block of four, singles (2, one used), 2d., 3d., 6d., 1s. and 3s. showing slot in frame mainly fine mint, also 1d. mint and used showing dent in frame variety (small faults). Photo.
2875 £190
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Mult. Crown CA, a selection of values showing slot in frame variety, comprising 1d. (3, one mint, two used), 21/2d. (2, mint), 4d., 6d. (3, one mint, two used), 5d. (2), 2s. (2) mint, varied condition. Photo.
2878 £260
Gambia: 1909 Colours changed, a selection comprising the set of thirteen overprinted SPECIMEN, various values incl. 3s. with slot in frame variety, 1/2d. (used), 1d. (unused), 3d. and 6d. (mint) with dented frame variety, varied condition. Photo.
2879 £100
Gambia: 1909 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 6d. dull and bright purple showing variety dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6] mint, fine. S.G. 78a, cat. 225. Photo.
2882 £95
Gambia: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. slate and purple unmounted mint corner pair (mounted in margin) showing variety short extra flagstaff [Pl. 2, R. 2/1], a couple of tiny black specks on reverse otherwise fine. S.G. 146, b, cat. 375. Photo.
2883 | £2200
Gambia: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1969 4d. (4, two are unused), 6d. (4, three are unused), 1874 4d. unused and used, 6d. used (6), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (42)
2884 | £290
Gambia: A 1937 to 1949 mint collection in an album with 1938-46 set in imprint blocks of four, original set of twelve values perforated SPECIMEN (without gum), 1948 Wedding set in blocks of four etc., varied condition.
2885 | £320
Gambia: Postal Stationery: A Q.V. postcard selection on leaves, mint and used with several examples handstamped SPECIMEN, reply cards used to Germany, 1880-84 11/2d. used to London, posted on board the S.S. Teneriffe etc., mainly fine. (56 items)
2887 | £400
Gambia: Covers and Cancellations: A Q.V. selection of mainly stamps on leaves, incl. Gambia/Unpaid type 6A, Gambia/Paid type 8B, 9C, barred ovals, etc., mixed condition. (153)
2888 | £450
Gambia: Covers and Cancellations: A Q.V. to Q.E. II collection of stamps and covers with ranges of Bathurst, Registered datestamps, Received/Gambia cancels, Macarthy Island covers etc., varied condition.
2891 | £1350
German States: An accumulation on stockleaves, incl. Bergedorf, Lubeck, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Schleswig-Holstein 1850 2s. pale rose unused, North German Confederation, Allsace and Lorraine, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (360)
2892 | £520
German States: Baden: A selection, incl. 1851 1k. (2), 6k. (4), 1860-62 6k. orange unused, used (4), 9k. unused, used (6), 1862 6k. (4), 9k. (3) used, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (204)
2893 | £1750
German States: Bavaria: A selection, incl. 1849-62 6k. brown used, 1850-58 12k. (5), 18k. (7) used, 1862-63 18k. used (18), 1867-69 12k. (5), 18k. (6) used, 1870 watermark type 5 12k. used (2), 1876-80 25pf. and 50pf. grey-brown mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (196)
2894 | £380
German States: Bremen: A small selection, incl. 1855 3gr. on horizontally laid paper used, 1856-63 5gr. type A unused, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (48)
2895 | £320
German States: Brunswick: A selection, incl. 1853-56 2sgr. (5), 3sgr (5) used, 1857 4/4ggr mint block of six, used (2), 1861-64 imperforate 1/2sgr. mint block of six, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (111)
2896 | £400
German States: Hamburg: A selection, incl. 1859 7s. (11), 9s. used, 1864-65 7s. orange used (4), etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (126)
2897 | £880
German States: Hanover: A mainly used selection, incl. 1850 1ggr. used (2), 1851-55 1/30th. used (6), 1856 1/15th. used (7), 1859-61 2gr. (4), 3gr. yellow (5), 3gr. brown (7), 10gr. (2) used, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (223)
2898 | £550
German States: Oldenburg: A selection, incl. 1852-59 1/30th. type B used, 1/15th type B used, 1859 2g. used, 1861 1/3g. unused, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (116)
2899 | £420
German States: Prussia: A selection, incl. 1850-56 6pf. used (9), 3sgr. used (8), 1857 2sgr. (5), 3sgr. used, 1858 4pf. (8), 1861-65 3pf. (3), etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (191)
2900 | £400
German States: Saxony: A selection, incl. 1851 later printings 3pf. used (3), 1855-63 5ngr. unused (2), used (11), 10ngr. unused, used (7), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (124)
2901 | £240
German States: Thurn and Taxis: A selection on stockleaves, incl. Northern District 1859-61 1/2sgr. (2), 3sgr. (2), 5sgr. used, Southern District 1859-60 15k. (7), etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (165)
2902 | £1150
German States: Wrttemberg: A selection, incl. 1851 1k. (4), 3k. orange, 18k. (6) used, 1859-62 imperf. 1k. (3), 6k. (3), 9k. (7), 18k. (3) used, perf. 131/2 1k. (5), 6k. (4), 9k. (4), 18k. (6) used, 1863-64 18k. orange (4), 1865-68 7k. (2), 18k. (3) used, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (186)
2903 | £1550
Germany: A mint and used collection from 1872 in two stockbooks incl. 1924 Air set mint, 1931 Polar Flight Zeppelin set mint, 1933 Chicago Flight used, 1933 Welfare Fund strip of four from centre of sheet mint, extensive later issues to 1945, Zones, West Germany incl. 1951-52 Posthorn set mint, Charities etc., Berlin with 1949 U.P.U., Berlin Relief sets mint etc., Memel, Colonies incl. Caroline Islands 1901-10 5m. used, Marshall Islands 1901 5m. used, Samoa 1900-01 5m. used, East Germany etc. varied condition.
2904 | £2900
Germany: A selection on stockleaves, incl. large and small Shields with small Shield 7k. used (4), large Shield 1/4g. mint (10), 1g. mint strip of three, 1874 9k. mint (2), 1899-1900 1m. (2), 2m. and 3m. mint, 1924 Air sets mint and used, 1931 Polar Flight 4m. used (later date), 1933 Chicago Flight 2m. and 4m. mint used set (later cancellations), 1933 Wagner 20pf. and 40pf. mint, used set, West Germany, West Berlin, Colonies, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (few 100s)
2905 | £240
Germany: A selection in a ring binder with miniature sheets incl. 1930 IPOSTA mint, 1937 Culture Fund sheets, French Zone Red Cross sheets etc., also a range of German Colonies Postal Stationery, mainly unused, varied condition.
2906 £160
West Germany: 1951-52 Posthorn 2pf. to 90pf. set less 25pf. and 80pf. but with additional 2pf., 4pf. (4), 6pf. (4), 10pf. (2), 30pf., 50pf. and 70pf. values, unmounted mint, some minor creasing on a few values but majority are mainly fine. (26). Photo.
2907 | £210
Germany: Saar: A mint and used collection on printed leaves in a binder with 1930s charity sets mint, 1950 Council of Europe 200f. used etc., varied condition.
2908 £250
Ghana: 1965 1c.20 on 10s. variety surcharge double, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 390a, EC GHA780a. Photo.
2909 £110
Ghana: 1967 11/2 n.p. definitive, variety blue omitted, very fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet with normal for comparison S.G. 461a, EC GHA992a. Photo.
2910 £190
Ghana: 1967 21/2 n.p. definitive, variety value omitted due to misplaced colour, fine unmounted mint from the base of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 463ab, EC GHA926d. Photo.
2911 £280
Ghana: 1967 4n.p with variety black omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 465c, EC GHA930c. Photo.
2912 | £450
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: A Q.V. selection, incl. 1856 6d. lilac (28, one with inverted watermark), 1872-73 6d. buff plate 11 LD, 1873 6d. grey plate 12 AA, 1884 4d. dull green, etc., varied condition. (86).
2913 £450
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency 50c. bright lilac, bisected and used on 1892 (Aug. 12) envelope to Germany, tied by TANGIER/A26 duplex with GIBRALTAR c.d.s. alongside, backstamped Madrid and Stadthagen transit marks. S.G. 28 var. Photo.
2914 £240
Gibraltar: 1918 War Tax 1/2d. with variety overprint double, unmounted mint, very faintly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 86a, cat 900. Photo.
2915 £420
Gibraltar: 1925-32 5 violet and black, mint, small thin spot, otherwise fine, good appearance. Ex Straus. S.G. 108, cat. 1,500. Photo.
2916 | £350
Gibraltar: A selection of 28 covers and cards from 1826 to around 1940, the majority pre-stamp with a range of handstamps and cancellations.
2917 £2400
Gibraltar: A collection in an album with a selection of G.B. used in, 1886 to 1s. mint or used, 1886-7 set used (6d. mint), 1889, 1889-96 sets mint, 1903 values to 2s. (used), 4s., 8s., 1 mint, 1904-08 1 mint, 1906-12 to 8s. mint (ex. 1/2d.), 1912-24 set mint, 8s., 1 used, 1925-32 to 5 mint, to 1 used, 1935 Silver Jubilee 3d., variety extra flagstaff used, later issues to 1994, varied condition. Photo.
2918 | £920
Gibraltar: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1886 2d. and 6d. unused, 4d. and 1s. used, 1886-87 to 1s. (2) used, 1889 25c. on 21/2d. with variety short I used, 1903 8s. mint, 1906-12 6d. and 4s. mint, 1912-24 to 1 mint (3), 1921-27 8s. mint, 1925-32 to 1 mint, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (74)
2919 £230
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1912-24 1 fine mint example. Ex Straus. S.G. 24, cat. 550. Photo.
2920 | £480
Gold Coast: A small selection, incl. 1889-94 20s. green and red overprinted SPECIMEN, 20s. dull mauve and black on red with watermark inverted used, 1902 20s. overprinted SPECIMEN (3), 1921-24 15s. die II mint, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (21)
2921 £150
Grenada: 1787 entire letter from the Dunlop correspondence to Ayr, rated 1/7, backstamped with circular GRENADA/Crown and part red Bishopmark. Photo.
2922 £90
Grenada: Great Britain used in Grenada: 1859 large part lettersheet to London endorsed Per Steamer 9th June 59 with 6d. lilac cancelled by slightly improved A15 barred oval with London Paid arrival and backstamped GRENADA /JU 9 59 despatch . SG Z4. Photo.
2923 £550
Grenada: 1883 (Jan.) 1d. orange variety POSTAGE inverted used, blunt corner otherwise fine, very rare. Ex Gilbert Lodge. R.P.S. certificate (1933). S.G. 27a, cat. 2,250. Photo.
2924 | £1450
Grenada: A mainly Q.V. selection on stockleaves, incl. 1863-71 1d. bluish green used, 6d. rose unused, 6d. dull rose-red with watermark sideways single and pairs (2) used, 1878 6d. deep vermilion unused, 1881 watermark large Star 1/2d. with variety OSTAGE unused and used, 21/2d. imperforate pair unused, used single with PENCF used, watermark broad pointed Star 4d. used, 1886 1d. on 11/2d. variety THRFE unused, 1888-91 4d. on 2s. first S in SHILLINGS inverted unused, 4d. on 2s. with wide space unused and used, 1/2d. on 2s. with inverted S unused and used, used block of six, one with wide space, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (167)
2926 £1350
Hong Kong: 1863-71 Watermark Crown CC 18c. lilac and 24c. green wing margined, also 48c. rose-carmine, all unused (18c. part original gum), very fresh appearance. Ex Straus. S.G. 13, 14, 17a. Photo.
2927 £480
Hong Kong: 1863-71 Watermark Crown CC 30c. vermilion, imperforate imprimatur, without gum, fine and rare. Ex Straus. S.G. 15P. Photo.
2928 £350
Hong Kong: 1863-71 Watermark Crown CC 96c. brownish grey in a used block of six with S 1 oval barred cancellations of Shanghai, a few pulled or reinforced perfs, otherwise fine, scarce multiple. Ex Straus. S.G. 19. Photo.
2929 £200
Hong Kong: 1898, with Chinese Characters, 10c. on 30c. yellowish green, variety large Chinese characters, small corner perf. fault otherwise fine used. S.G. 55c, cat. 1,000. Photo.
2930 £110
Hong Kong: 1903 (Jan-July) $5 purple and blue-green, used, slight faults but scarce. Ex Straus. S.G. 75, cat 500. Photo.
2931 £110
Hong Kong: 1962-73 $2 on chalky paper, variety ochre (sash) omitted, in an unmounted mint vertical strip of three from the foot of the sheet. S.G. 207b. Photo.
2932 £150
Hong Kong: 1975 Birds 50c. showing variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 335 var. Photo.
2934 | £920
Hong Kong: A mainly Q.V. selection, incl. 1862-63 2c. used, 1863-71 18c. used, 1880 10c. on 16c. used, 1912-21 $10 overprinted SPECIMEN, Postal Fiscals 1897 $1 on $2 (2) both handstamped SPECIMEN, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (43)
2935 | £480
Hong Kong: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in varied condition mainly on leaves incl. 1946 Victory set in mint blocks of 36, one 30c. with extra stroke variety, 1948 Wedding set mint ($10 is unmounted) and $10 used marginal pair, 1949 U.P.U. set mint, Postal Fiscals with 1897 $1 on $2 olive-green mint, Japanese Occupation 1945 set used, etc. (few 100s)
2936 | £240
Hong Kong: A Q.E.II collection mainly written up on leaves, mostly mint definitives with sets incl. 1973-74 to $20, 1975-82 to $20, 1982 to $50, 1985-87 to $50, 1987-88 type I and type II sets to $50, 1989-91 sets to $50 with 1989, 1990 and 1991 imprint dates, later sets to 2004, coil strips, miniature sheets, booklets, also f.d.c.s, etc., mainly fine with majority unmounted. (100s)
2937 | £150
Hong Kong: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used accumulation in three stockbooks and two albums with range of earlier issues in varied condition, 1954-62 to $5 (2) mint, later issues with miniature sheets, etc. (many 100s)
2938 | £50
Hong Kong: Selection of six p.p.c.s, comprising 1904 (3) franked 1903 4c. cancelled SHANGHAI c.d.s., 1907 incoming card, 1916 to Shanghai, and 1924 Wembley Exhibition card showing H.K. Pavilion used 1931 in England (adhesive removed.
2939 £230
Hong Kong: Telegraphs: 1874(?) Great Northern Telegraph Company $3 imperforate die proof in green on white card, fine and rare. Ex Lee. Photo.
2940 | £320
Iceland: A selection, incl. 1876-95 perf. 121/2 5a. unused, 1882-95 40a. mint, 1896-1900 6a. mint (11), 1928-29 Air sets mint and used, 1931-37 10k. mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (69)
2941 | £1750
India: 1854 1/2a. blue, a selection, incl. die I unused block of four, die II unused block of four, used strip of four, range of shades, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (59)
2942 | £900
India: 1854 1a. red, a selection, incl. die II unused block of four and pair, die III used, shades, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (24)
2943 £300
India: 1854-55 4a. Head Die I, Frame Die I, fine used example cut to shape three sides, with extra red cancellation. S.G. 18. Photo.
2944 £210
India: 1854-55 4a. Head Die I, Frame Die I, used, small to good margins, fine. S.G. 18. Photo.
2945 £1050
India: 1854-55 Second Printing 4a. Head Die II, Frame Die I, a used pair, one with small corner crease, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 19. Photo.
2946 £320
India: 1854 Head Die II, Frame Die I, 4a. blue and red, fine used with close to enormous margins. Ex Straus. S.G. 19. Photo.
2947 £820
India: 1854-55 Fourth Printing 4a. Head Die III, Frame Die II, used pair, close to large margins, fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 23. Photo.
2948 £375
India: 1854-55 4a. Head Die III, Frame Die II, three used singles, all with small imperfections, otherwise fine with full margins. Ex Straus. Photo.
2949 £200
India: 1854-55 4a. Head Die III, Frame Die II, a good used example. S.G. 23. Photo.
2950 £320
India: 1854 Head Die III, Frame Die II, 4a. blue and red, fine used with large margins. Ex Straus. S.G. 25. Photo.
2951 £1700
India: 1856-64 2a. yellow-buff variety imperforate, in a mint horizontal pair slightly heavily mounted, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 42a. Photo.
2952 £65
India: 1864, 1865 two mixed franking covers to London redirected within the capital with added 1858-79 1d., the first (repaired) bearing 1856-64 2a. (2), the second with 8p. (other adhesives removed, perhaps stolen, in transit) tied by B1 cancellations, unusual.
2953 £1200
India: 1882-90 2a. blue with variety double impression, unused, part original gum. S.G. 92a, cat. 2,500. Photo.
2954 £1000
India: 1902-11 3p. to 25r. set mint, the 25r. has toned gum, otherwise good to fine. S.G. 119-147, cat. 1,900. Photo.
2955 £350
India: 1902-11 3p. to 25r. set used 25r. with telegraphic cancellation, mainly good to fine. S.G. 119-147. Photo.
2958 £230
India: 1949 set to 15r. used on f.d.cs (four airmail and one illustrated cover), fine and scarce. S.G. 309-324. Photo.
2959 £190
India: Officials: 1867-73 unissued 6a.8p. slate, mint, some short perfs. Ex Straus. S.G. O30b, cat. 550. Photo.
2960 | £3000
India and States: A Q.V. to K.E.VII selection on stockleaves, incl. 1852 1/2a. white used (poor), 1854-55 4a. used, 1865 4a. green unused, 1854 2a. unused pairs (2), strips of three and four used, Officials, States, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (133)
2961 £2500
India: Airmails: 1911 (Feb. 18) Allahabad First Aerial Post rare special large postcard to Cardiff, depicting the pilot and machine, signed by the pilot H. Pequet franked 1/2a. (2) tied by magenta cachet, Allahabad Feb. 18. Card with slight faults, nevertheless very rare. Photo.
2962 £820
India 1911 (Feb. 18) Allahabad First Aerial Post clean envelope to Bengal franked by 4a (2, one on reverse) both tied by magenta cachets, backstamped Allahabad Feb. 18, and bearing normal registration etiquette. Photo.
2963 £580
India 1911 (Feb. 18) Allahabad First Aerial Post clean envelope to Bombay franked by 1a. and 21/2a. both tied by magenta cachet, backstamped Allahabad Feb. 18th, also has normal registration etiquette. Photo.
2964 £680
India 1911 (Feb. 18) Allahabad First Aerial Post clean locally addressed 1/2a. stationery envelope, cancelled by magenta cachet. Photo.
2965 | £90
Indian States: Revenues: A selection in a stockbook, incl. Cochin, Jaipur, Travancore, etc. (100s)
2968 £90
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: 1949 Surcharges, 3p. on 1948-50 9p. ultramarine, variety THP E for THREE, fine used. S.G. 124 var. Photo.
2969 £95
Indian Feudatory States: Cochin: 1949 Surcharges, 6p. on 1948-50 9p. ultramarine, variety SIX consisting of four diagonal lines and part X, unused from the top of the sheet, minor interior crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 126 var. Photo.
2970 | £85
Indian Feudatory States: Jaipur: Postal History, a collection of pre-stamp items in an album, incl. a good range of Chieftains seals, handstruck postage stamps with scarce smaller types in red and purple, multiple usage, early registered with string attached, etc., fair to fine. (90 items)
2971 | £170
Indian Feudatory States: Travancore: Postal History 1889-1951 a selection on leaves, incl. Trivandrum large M in circle of bars, 1889, fine strikes cancelling two East India 1/4a. stationery cards locally addressed to Colachel, one with TRIVANDRUM/JUN 25 single circle, the other with TREVANDRUM/JUL 15 single circle and rectangular framed TOO LATE, both with single circle arrival (one with day date partly entered in ms.), 1901 1/4a. card and registered entire from Trivandrum showing two sizes of Experimental P.O. c.d.s., 1910 1/2a. envelope from Anjengo to Berlin uprated by 3p. (8), 1894 (Mar. 26) East India Postal Service stationery card showing scarce general purpose framed TRIVANDRUM handstamp, locally addressed by the Postmaster responding to an enquiry concerning the overland mail from Madras, etc. (17 items)
2972 | £420
Indian Feudatory States: Travancore: Postal History, the Imperial post office, a collection of mainly Trivandrum cancellations and other markings in a Devon album, with examples on cover, card and loose adhesives, incl. diamonds of dots C/131 (Alleppey) on 1854 1a., C/134 (Trivandrum) on 1854 1/2a., 4a. (2, cut-to-shape), later 124 and M-25 duplexes, 1892 1/2a. envelope to Kottayam with M.2. In Set No. 2 cancellation and transit backstamps, squared circles, single ring c.d.s.s incl. 1895 in red, telegraphic with K.E.VII values to 10r., 1936 Government Sevice envelope from Commandant of State Forces registered airmail to London, 1859 (Mar. 8) to London and 1865 (May 16) envelopes from Trivandrum to London, both with boxed TRIVANDRUM/Paid datestamp on reverse and curved INDIA PAID, endorsed via Madras & Southampton with 1/2a.block of four with 2a., and via Marseilles 2a. with 4a. (double rate) respectively, etc. (166 items)
2973 | £320
Ionian Islands: 1859 mainly unused selection, incl. (1/2d.) pair and three singles, (1d.) and (2d.) blocks of four, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (27)
2974 | £450
Iraq: A collection in two albums, incl. 1920-23 Official set used, 1931 to 10r. used, 1932 set and Official set used, 1948-51 imperf. and perf. miniature sheets mint, varieties, cancellations, revenues, etc. (100s)
2975 | £480
Iraq: A mint and used collection on leaves, issues from 1918 incl. 1918-21 set mint and used 1923-25 to 5r. mint, Officials incl. 1923 set to 5r. mint and used, 1924-25 set mint, 1932 to 1/2d. on 10r. mint etc., varied condition.
2976 | £2200
Iraq: The Brian Parker collection of Iraq in three albums, leaves and loose, incl. Turkey used in, British Occupation, 1931 to 10r. mint, 1932 surcharge set used, 1932 Official 1d. on 25d. mint, 1932 set and Official set used, 1948 miniature sheet imperf. and perf. mint, 1953 miniature sheet mint, postal stationery, flown covers with 1929 Baghdad to Karachi, Military mail, etc. (many 100s)
2977 | £600
Ireland: 1799-1848 a collection of covers and pieces in an album (mostly on T.E. Field pages), incl. Penny Posts, Post Paid, Paid At and Paid markings, etc. (56 items)
2978 £400
Ireland: 1925-28 Composite Settings-Narrow Date: 10s. dull grey-blue, in an unmounted mint block of four from the foot of the sheet, minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 85. Photo.
2979 | £350
Ireland: A collection on leaves with 1922 Dollard 2s.6d. to 10s., 1922-23 set mint 1925-28 narrow date set mint later issues to 1987 etc., fair to fine.
2980 | £1000
Ireland: A selection in a stockbook and envelope, incl. 1922 2d. die I and II with overprints inverted mint, 1922-23 to 10s. mint, controls, coils, covers, revenues, etc. (100s)
2981 | £450
Ireland: A mint selection from 1922 to 1935, incl. 1922 Dollard 2s.6d. to 10s. set (unmounted), 1925-28 wide date 2s.6d., 5s. (2), 10s. (2), etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (28)
2982 £350
Ireland: Postal Stationery: 1923 5d. olive-green registered stationery embossed cut-out and used on 1923 (Oct. 8) envelope registered from Limerick to London, extremely rare usage. Photo.
2986 £1850
Italy: A collection in an album, mint and used issues from 1862 to 1987 incl. 1910 Plebiscite sets, 1922 Philatelic Congresss, 1923 Manzoni sets mint, 1930 Virgil set mint and used, 1930 Mass Formation 7l.70 mint, 1932 Dante set mint, 1932 Garibaldi set mint and used (ex. Express stamps), 1932 Fascist March set mint, 1933 Balbo tripych I-BORG pair, one showing the Forelock on Sovereigns head variety (Bolaffi certificate, 1975), 1934 Football set mint and used, 1934 Military Medal set mint, 1934 10l. SERVIZIO DI STATO unmounted mint, 1935 Bellini, 1936 Horace, 1937 Child Welfare, Augustus sets mint, later issues with 1945-48 30l. bright blue unmounted mint, 100l. carmine mint, 1948 Revolution Centenary set mint, 1949 Centenary of Republic 100l. brown unmounted mint etc., varied condition, cancellations not guaranteed. Photo.
2987 | £4000
Italian Colonies: A collection in an album incl. Austrian Territories Acquired by Italy, Venezia Giulia with 1919 Postage Due set mint or used, Italian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire incl. Durazzo 1909-11 20pi. on 5l. mint, Salonica 1909-11 20pi. on 5l. mint, Dodecanese Islands with 1932 Garibaldi sets for the individual islands mint 1933 Zeppelin set mint, 1934 Football Postage set mint, 1934 Military Medal Postage and Air sets mint etc. General Issues, Eritrea incl. 1893 set mainly mint, 1903 Postage Due values to 10l. (used) 1905 Postage Due 50l., 100l. mint 1916-21 10l. mint 1924 Manzoni set mint etc., British Administration, Libya with 1927 10l. mint, Independent Issues with 1951 issues for Cyrenaica Postage set used, Postage Dues mint, Cyrenaica 1924 Manzoni set mint, British Occupation 1950 Postage and Postage Due sets mint, Tripolitania 1924 Manzoni set mint, 1932, 1933 and 1934 Trade Fair sets mint, Somalia with 1909-20 overprinted at top of stamp Postage Due set mint, 1924 Manzoni set mint, 1935 Kings Visit set mint, Jubaland with 1925 Postage Due set mint, Trieste, Fiume etc., varied condition.
2988 £100
Jamaica: 1860-70 6d. grey-purple, fresh mint, centred to lower right, otherwise fine. S.G. 5a. Photo.
2989 £180
Jamaica: 1860-70 6d. deep purple, mint, centred to lower right, otherwise fine, also used example. S.G. 5b. Photo.
2992 £110
Jamaica: 1890-91 21/2d. on 4d. red-brown mint (4), one PFNNY, another one also with broken K and Y, and a used example showing partial second overprint. Photo.
2994 | £90
Jamaica: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA a mint selection with values to 5s. (2), 4d. shades (4) in corner blocks of four, etc., varied condition. (44)
2998 | £60
Jamaica: 1921-29 wmk. Mult. Script CA 11/2d. used, 21/2d. mint block of four, 4d. and 2s. mint, all with inverted watermarks, some gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 96w, 98w, 100w, 103w.
3000 £45
Jamaica: 1964-68 8d. showing dramatic shift of green, fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet with normal for comparison. S.G. 224 var, EC JAM448b. Photo.
3001 £300
Jamaica: 1964 Scouts 3d. and 1s. hand painted watercolours of the proposed designs mounted on card (165 x 215, 235 x 180mm.) signed Archie Alexander and Hugh Williams. Photo.
3008 | £220
Japan: A selection of 53 covers and cards from 1880 to 1958 in varied condition, many to overseas destinations incl. postal stationery, range of different frankings, etc.
3009 | £400
Japan: An accumulation on leaves, stockcards and loose with a range of early issues in varied condition, Occupations with Manchuria in mint multiples, etc. (many 100s)
3010 £350
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1890 surcharge set of three good used, 1a. on 2d. with missing corner perfs., the others with R.P.S. certificate (1926 or 1929). S.G. 1-3 cat 775. Photo.
3012 £150
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1903-04 50r. grey and red-brown overprinted SPECIMEN, fine with gum. Ex Straus. S.G. 16s, cat. 350. Photo.
3013 £40
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1911 (Nov.) mixed franking postcard (Baobab tree, Mombasa) franked on picture side by 1907 6c. tied by Rabai c.d.s., addressed to Holland, redirected to Belgium with Dutch 1c. tied by Bennebroek Dec. 4 c.d.s., unusual.
3014 £420
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1912-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 500r. green and red on green, overprinted SPECIMEN, part original gum, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 63s, cat. 850. Photo.
3015 £200
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1921-22 Watermark Mult. Script CA 50r. carmine and green overprinted SPECIMEN, fine with gum. Ex Straus. S.G. 75s, cat. 400. Photo.
3016 £170
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 5 black and blue, 10 black and green, both fiscally used, some short perfs. otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 99, 100, cat. 360. Photo.
3017 £750
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1935-37 1s. black and green, perf. 13 x 12 mint with usual toned gum, scarce. S.G. 118a, cat. 1,400. Photo.
3018 £350
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1938-54 30c. black and dull violet-blue, perf. 14 in an unmounted mint block of four, fine, a very scarce multiple. S.G. 141a, cat. 600+. Photo.
3019 £220
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1938-54 10s. purple and blue, perf. 131/4, from the second printing with lake vignette, in a block of four, a few small patches of dry gum otherwise fine and fresh unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 149, cat. 520. Photo.
3020 £2700
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1954-59 20c. imperf. horizontal pair used with normal 5c., 10c., 30c. (10c., 30c. and 65c. on reverse) on 1957 registered cover to London. R.P.S. certificate (1995). S.G. 170a. Photo.
3021 | £980
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1890-95 8a. grey used, 1897-1903 20r. and 50r. overprinted SPECIMEN, 1912-21 set to 20r. (both), 50r. and 100r. both overprinted SPECIMEN, most without gum, 1935-37 1 mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (58)
3022 £420
Kiribati: Gilbert Islands: 1976 $1 variety overprint double, fine unmounted mint, rare, with normal for comparison. S.G. 22a, EC KIR44a, cat. 1,000. Photo.
3023 £260
Labuan: 1880 (Aug.) 8c. on 12c. surcharged with two figures at right angles, used with barred cancellation, a few blunted perfs. at foot and small thin at top, otherwise fine and rare. Ex Straus. S.G. 13, cat. 1,300. Photo.
3024 | £520
Labuan: A selection, incl. 1894 set handstamped SPECIMEN, 8c. and 10c. in mint blocks of six, 1894-96 set overprinted SPECIMEN, 6c. imperforate pair c.t.o., Postage Due 1901 4c. variety overprint double, c.t.o., etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (58)
3025 £230
Leeward Islands: 1890 Issue: 1d. dull mauve and rose [Pl. 3, left pane, R. 3/4] showing the dramatic duty plate shift, used with Antigua c.d.s., slightly colour affected, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 2 var. Photo.
3026 £50
Leeward Islands: 1892 (June 14) commercial cover to England franked 1890 1/2d., 1d. pair tied by St. Kitts A12 duplexes , scissor cut well clear, attractive. S.G. 1, 2.
3027 £80
Leeward Islands: 1900 (May 3) 2d. registered envelope to USA with added 1890 21/2d. tied by St. Kitts A12 duplex. S.G. 3.
3028 £1250
Liechtenstein: A collection in an album with issues from 1912 incl. 1924-27 11/2f. used, 1928 Accession set mint, 1930 values to 2f. (2) mint or used, Air set, 1931 Zeppelin pair, 1933 25r. to 1f.20 mint, 1933-35 to 5f. (unmounted mint), 1934 Vaduz sheet mint, 1951-52 perf. 121/2 x 12 3f., perf. 141/2 5f. mint, extensive later issues to 1990, Officials with 1932 values to 1f.20, 1933 1f.20 mint etc., mainly fine. Photo.
3029 | £720
Luxembourg: A collection in varied condition on leaves and stockpages with a range of imperf. and perf. (with roulettes) Arms issues mint and used, Officials, later sets mainly mint to 1978 incl. 1935 Intellectual Fund set (unmounted), 1952 CENTILUX, 1956 Europa, etc. (100s)
3031 | £1900
Malaya and States: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection on stockleaves, incl. Straits Settlements with 1867 24c. on 8a. used (2), 32c. on 2a. used, 1879 5c. on 8c. and 7c. on 32c. used together on fragment, 1882 5c. on 4c. used, 1883 2c. on 12c. unused, 1885 3c. on 5c. unused, 3c. on 32c. overprinted SPECIMEN, 1884 8 on 8c. on 12c. used, 1902-03 $5 mint, 1906-12 $5 mint, 1912-23 $5 mint (2), Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Selangor 1895-99 $25 overprinted SPECIMEN, Trengganu, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (112)
3032 | £1050
Malaya and States: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mainly used duplicated collection in varied condition in two albums incl. Straits Settlements 1904-10 to $5, 1921-33 Script to $25, Johore, Kedah 1921-32 Script to $5, 1937 to $2, 1950-55 set to $5, Kelantan 1951-55 1c. to $5 set, Malacca, Negri Sembilan, Perak, Selangor, Trengganu 1949 set, cancellation interest, etc. (many 100s)
3033 £2100
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1867-72 12c. and 30c. pair, imperforate plate proofs in issued colours on gummed watermarked paper, also 30c. imperforate proof overprinted CANCELLED on wove paper. Ex Straus. Photo.
3034 £2500
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1867-72 96c. grey perf 121/2, overprinted CANCELLED, part original gum, slightly toned. Ex Straus. S.G. 19a. Photo.
3035 £270
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1902-03 Watermark Crown CA $100 purple and green on yellow, overprinted SPECIMEN, slight crease, small collectors mark, otherwise fine with gum. Ex Straus. S.G. 122s, cat. 650. Photo.
3037 £820
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $500 purple and orange, overprinted SPECIMEN, trace of soiling, corner crease, otherwise fine with gum. Ex Straus. S.G.169s, cat 3,250. Photo.
3038 £1450
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $500 purple and orange forgery with SPECIMEN overprint, with gum. Ex Straus. Photo.
3039 £1500
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $500 purple and orange forgery with SPECIMEN overprint, without gum, slightly soiled. Ex Straus. Photo.
3041 £2700
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1921-33 Watermark Mult. Script CA 5c. orange variety watermark sideways, a used vertical pair with 1924 (Apr. 30) cancellation, lower left corner crease otherwise fine, very rare. S.G. 225a, cat. 8,000. Photo.
3042 £380
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: 1900 Overprints, Negri Sembilan overprinted set of eight and Perak overprinted $1 to $25, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12 or D12x), odd imperfection and some lower values without gum, otherwise mostly fine with good colours. (12) S.G. 1s-8s, 11s-14s, cat. 750. Photo.
3043 £380
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: 1900-01 Watermark Crown CA 1c. to 50c., Watermark Crown CC $1 to $25, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12 or D12a), mainly fine with gum. (12) S.G. 15s-26s, cat. 685. Photo.
3044 £200
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: 1900 Watermark Crown CC $5 green and pale ultramarine, mint, gum wrinkles otherwise fresh and fine. S.G. 25a, cat. 375. Photo.
3045 £1000
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: 1900 Watermark Crown CC $25 green and orange, large part original gum, customary overall climatic toning. S.G. 26, cat. 3,250. Photo.
3046 £680
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: 1928 Watermark Script CA $25 green and orange, mint, some gum toning but unmounted. S.G. 82, cat. 1,300. Photo.
3047 £900
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: A mint or unused collection on leaves incl. 1900 Negri Sembilan overprinted 1c. to 50c., Perak overprinted 5c. to $5, 1900-01 Watermark Crown CA to 50c., Watermark Crown CC $1, $2, 1904-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to $5, 1922-34 Watermark Mult. Script CA to $5, Postage Due 1924-26 set, mainly good to fine. (89) Photo.
3048 | £350
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: A used collection in varied condition on leaves with not all cancellations guaranteed, incl. 1900 Negri Sembilan overprinted values to 50c., Perak overprinted 5c. to $2, 1900-01 Watermark Crown CA to 50c. (fiscal), Watermark Crown CC $1, $2, $5 (fake), 1904-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to $25 (Stamp Office cancellations), 1922-34 Watermark Mult. Script CA to $5 (Stamp Office cancellations), Postage Due 1924-26 2c. to 12c., mainly good to fine. (97)
3049 £110
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: Revenues: 1904 $250, an exceptional used example from the left of the sheet with part large oval cancellation and strong unwashed original colours. Ex Straus. Barefoot 8. Photo.
3050 | £100
Malaysia: Malayan Postal Union: Postage Dues, a selection comprising 1936-38 set mint (50c. with a few small tone spots) and used, 1945-49 set mint and used, 1951-63 set with perf. 121/2 values mint and used (less perf. 121/2 12c.), cancellations not guaranteed. (49)
3051 | £60
Malaya: British Military Administration: 1945-48 1c. to $5 (both) set with 2c. shade and 15c. red overprint, mint and used (cancellations not guaranteed), good to fine. (34)
3052 £90
Malaysia: 1971 Installation of Yang di-Pertuan Agong 10c. variety gold (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 77a, cat. 180, EC MYS154a, cat. 250. Photo.
3054 £850
Malaysia: Singapore: 1979 Botanical Gardens 10c., variety imperforate in a fine unmounted mint plate block of four. S.G. 361a, EC SGP722a, circa 50 mint pairs. Photo.
3055 £380
Malayan States: Johore: 1904-10 Watermark Single Rosette $50 green and ultramarine and $100 green and scarlet, unused, fresh and fine. S.G. 76, 77, cat. 850. Photo.
3056 £230
Malayan States: Johore: 1922-41 Watermark Mult. Script CA $50 green and ultramarine and $100 green and scarlet overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), the $50 with tiny thin otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 126s, 127s, cat. 500. Photo.
3057 £520
Malayan States: Johore: 1922-41 Watermark Mult. Script CA $500 blue and red overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D16), fine with gum. S.G. 128s, cat. 950. Photo.
3058 | £850
Malayan States: Johore: A mint or unused collection on leaves, incl. 1884-86 JOHORE 2c. types 6 and 8, 1884-91 JOHOR 2c. (7), 1891 2c. on 24c. four types, 1891-94 to $1, 1896 Coronation (both spellings), 1896-99 to $5, 1903 and 1904 surcharges, 1904-10 Watermark Single Rosette to $10, 1910-19 Watermark Mult. Rosettes to $1, 1918-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to $5, 1922-41 Watermark Mult. Script CA to $10, 1949-55 to $5, Postage Due 1938 set, etc., mostly good to fine. (159)
3059 | £950
Malayan States: Johore: A used collection on leaves with not all cancellations guaranteed, incl. 1884-91 JOHOR 2c. (7 ), 1891 2c. on 24c. four types, 1891-94 to $1, 1896 Coronation (both spellings), 1896-99 to $2, $5, 1903 and 1904 surcharges, 1904-10 Watermark Single Rosette to 50c., $50 and $100 (fiscals), 1910-19 Watermark Mult. Rosettes values to $1, 1918-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA values to $10, 1922-41 Watermark Mult. Script CA to $10, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949-55 to $5, Postage Due 1938 set, etc., poor to fine. (145)
3060 £220
Malayan States: Kedah: 1919 50c. on $2 green and brown and $1 on $3 black and blue on blue, both in mint marginal blocks of six, fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 24, 25, cat. 540+. Photo.
3061 | £420
Malayan States: Kedah: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1912 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to $5, 1919 Surcharges, 1921-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA to $5 with type II values, 1922 Exhibition overprints (both lengths), 1922-40 New Colours, 1937 to $5, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1950-55 to $5, etc., mostly good to fine. (99)
3062 | £550
Malayan States: Kedah: A used collection in varied condition on leaves with not all cancellations guaranteed, incl. 1912 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to $5 (50c., $2, $3 and $5 with Madame Joseph MJ237), 1919 Surcharges, 1921-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA to $5 (fake) with type II values, 1922 Exhibition overprint (14mm.) to 50c., (15mm.) 21c., 1922-40 New Colours, 1937 to $5, 1948 Silver Wedding $5 (MJ239), 1950-55 to $5. (97)
3063 £480
Malayan States: Kelantan: 1937-40 1c. to $5 set mint, fine. (15) S.G. 40-54, cat. 900. Photo.
3064 £250
Malayan States: Kelantan: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1911-15 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to $25, 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA to $1, 1922 Exhibition overprint set, 1928-35 $1 (both perfs.), 1948 Silver Wedding, 1951-55 set, mainly good to fine. (64) Photo.
3065 | £480
Malayan States: Kelantan: A used collection in varied condition on leaves with not all cancellations guaranteed, incl. 1911-15 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to $25, 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA to $1, 1922 Exhibition overprint, Watermark Mult. Crown CA to 30c., Watermark Mult. Script CA 1c., 1928-35 $1 (both perfs.), 1937-40 to $5, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1951-55 set, mainly good to fine. (64)
3066 | £70
Malayan States: Malacca: 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949-52 to $5 and 1949 U.P.U. sets, mint and used, a few imperfections, most fine. (52)
3067 | £400
Malayan States: Negri Sembilan: A collection of Sungei Ujong issues from 1881 onward, incl. 1881 2c. (types 12+14) mint, 1882 S.U. 2c. unused, 1882-84 2c. rose mint, unused (2), used, 1883-84 2c. brown (3), 2c. rose (3) mint or unused, 1885-90 2c. types mint or unused (8) and used (5), 1891 2c. on 24c. unused, 1891-94 set mint, poor to fine. (38)
3068 | £210
Malayan States: Negri Sembilan: A mainly mint or unused collection of Negri Sembilan issues from 1891 onward on leaves, incl. 1891-94 to 5c., 1895-99 to 50c., 1898-1900 type 4 surcharges, 1935-41 to $5, 1949-55 to $5, mainly good to fine. (65)
3069 | £150
Malayan States: Negri Sembilan: A used collection of Negri Sembilan issues from 1891 onward on leaves, cancellations not all guaranteed, incl. 1891-94 to 5c., 1895-99 to 50c. (less 2c.), 1935-41 to $5 (less 6c. grey), 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949-55 to $2, mainly good to fine. (60)
3070 £320
Malayan States: Pahang: 1891 2c. on 24c. green with Type 6 surcharge, mint with part of large violet cachet on reverse, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 8. Photo.
3071 £750
Malayan States: Pahang: 1898 Pahang overprints on Perak, 10c. to $5 mint, a little light gum toning and the $5 with filled pinhole at right, otherwise fine. (6) S.G. 19-24, cat. 2,834. Photo.
3072 | £350
Malayan States: Pahang: A mainly mint selection on leaves, incl. 1889 PAHANG overprint type 1 2c., 10c., 1890 2c., 1891 2c. on 24c. surcharge types 5 and 7, 1895-99 to 5c., 1935-41 to $5, 1950-55 to $5, etc., mainly good to fine. (59)
3073 | £950
Malayan States: Pahang: A used collection on leaves with not all cancellations guaranteed, incl. 1889 PAHANG overprint type 1 2c., 1891 2c. on 24c. surcharge types 5 and 7, 1891-95 to 5c., 1895-99 to 5c., 1897 diagonal bisect 2 on half 5c. and 3 on half 5c. (used on pieces), 1898 Pahang overprints to 50c. (both), $1, 1899 4c. on 5c., 1935-41 to $5, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1950-55 to $5, etc., mainly good to fine. (65)
3074 | £50
Malayan States: Penang: 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949-52 to $5 and 1949 U.P.U. sets mint and used. (52) S.G. 1-26, cat. 268.
3075 | £1300
Malayan States: Perak: A collection of Straits Settlements overprinted issues on leaves, incl. 1880-81 2c. types mint or unused (3), used (5), 1882-82 2c. brown used, 2c. rose mint (3), used, 1884-91 2c. types mint or unused (12), used (3), 1886 1c. on 2c., three types mint, 1886 1c. on 2c. type 25 mint and used, 1887-89 range, 1891 1c. on 6c. mint or unused (5), used (3), 2c. on 24c. mint or unused (5), used (4), 1c. on 2c. mint or unused (6), used (3), poor to fine. (76)
3076 £290
Malayan States: Perak: 1887 I/CENT/PERAK on 2c. pale rose, type 28, large part original gum, slightly thinned on reverse at left but scarce. S.G. 31, cat. 1,200. Photo.
3077 £300
Malayan States: Perak: 1895-99 1c. to $25 overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12 or D12x) with gum ($5 without), a few tone spots but the $25 fine. (15) S.G. 66s-80s, cat. 725. Photo.
3078 £620
Malayan States: Perak: A mainly mint or unused collection on leaves, issues from 1892, incl. 1895-99 to $5, 1900 surcharges, 1935-37, 1938-41 and 1950-55 to $5, etc., most good to fine. (87) Photo.
3079 | £380
Malayan States: Perak: A used collection on leaves, issues from 1892, with some cancellations fiscal and others not guaranteed, incl. 1895-99 to $1, $3, $5, 1900 surcharges, 1935-37, 1938-41 and 1950-55 to $5, 1948 Silver Wedding, etc. fair to fine. (85)
3080 £130
Malayan States: Perlis: Mainly K.G.VI selection incl. 1948 Silver Wedding mint and used, 1951-55 to $5 (slight toning) mint and set used, etc., most fine. (54)
3081 £240
Malayan States: Selangor: 1899 Watermark Crown CC $10 green and purple and $25 green and orange overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12x), fine with gum. S.G. 65s, 66s, cat. 475. Photo.
3082 £320
Malayan States: Selangor: 1899 Watermark Crown CC $10 green and purple, mint, slight gum wrinkles. S.G. 65, cat. 750. Photo.
3083 £1150
Malayan States: Selangor: A mainly mint or unused collection on leaves, incl. 1882-83 SELANGOR 2c. brown types (7), 1883-85 SELANGOR 2c. rose (7), 1885-91 SELANGOR 2c. rose (6), 1891 2c. on 24c. five types, 1895-99 to $5 less 50c. green and black, 1900 surcharges, 1935-41 to $5, 1941 $1, $2 and unissued $5, 1949-55 to $5, etc., fair to fine. (91)
3085 £700
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1912 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $25 rose-carmine and green, mint with usual tropicalised gum. S.G. 18, cat. 1,200. Bhler certificate (1981) Photo.
3086 £160
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1921-41 Watermark Mult. Script CA $25 purple and blue overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12a), fine with gum. S.G. 45s, cat. 250. Photo.
3087 £380
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1921-41 Watermark Mult. Script CA $25 purple and blue, mint, some toning on reverse and original pink backing paper adhesions. S.G. 45, cat. 950. Photo.
3088 £140
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1921-41 Watermark Mult. Script CA $50 green and yellow overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12a), small repaired hole at top otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 46s, cat. 450. Photo.
3089 £480
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1921-41 Watermark Mult. Script CA $100 green and scarlet overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12a), fine with gum. S.G. 47s, cat. 850. Photo.
3090 £350
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1923 MALAYA-/BORNEO/EXHIBITION overprint 1c. to $5 set mint, the $5 upper marginal with plate number, mainly fine. (11) S.G. 48-58, cat. 500. Photo.
3091 £450
Malayan States: Trengganu: A mainly mint collection, incl. 1910-19 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to $5, 1921-41 both watermarks to $5, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949-55 to $5, etc., chiefly fine. (73) Photo.
3092 | £520
Malayan States: Trengganu: A used collection in varied condition on leaves with cancellations not guaranteed (some fiscal or fake), incl. 1910-19 Watermark Mult. Crown CA to $3 less 25c., 1917-18 Red Cross surcharges, 1921-41 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $5, Watermark Mult. Script CA to $3, 1922 Exhibition overprint set, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949-55 to $5, etc., fair to fine. (79)
3093 | £200
Malta: Great Britain used in Malta: 1859 to 1892, a selection of covers and a card, incl. 3d., 4d. and 8d. rates, 1865 (Apr. 6) entire to France, bearing 1862 4d. red CK-CL tied by MALTA/A25 duplex, 1874 (June 16) envelope to Italy bearing 1865-73 4d. plate 13 TI tied by MALTA/A25 duplex with red boxed P.D./23/4 below, etc. (13 items).
3097 | £230
Malta: 1863-81 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14 1/2d., a range of used shades, good to fine. S.G. 4-13.
3099 | £45
Malta: 1863-81 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14 x 121/2 1/2d. yellow-buff and yellow, good used. S.G. 16, 17.
3101 £50
Malta: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. with lightning conductor variety [Pl. 3, R. 2/5], mint, light gum bend otherwise fine. S.G. 211c, cat. 150. Photo.
3103 £520
Malta: 1965-70 21/2d. variety SARACENIC (gold) omitted in a fine unmounted mint pane of sixty. S.G. 334b, cat. 3,300 as singles, also normal pane for comparison. EC MLT668b. Photo.
3104 £85
Malta: 1965-70 3d. with variety silver omitted, in an unmounted mint corner block of eight. S.G. 335b, cat. 208+, EC MLT670b. Photo.
3105 £80
Malta: 1965-70 4d. variety KNIGHTS OF MALTA (silver) omitted in a fine unmounted mint plate block of nine. S.G. 336a, cat. 405+, EC MLT672a.
3106 £230
Malta: 1965-70 4d. variety black omitted in a fine unmounted mint plate block of six. S.G. 336c, cat. 420+, EC MLT672c. Photo.
3107 £120
Malta: 1965-70 6d. with variety silver (MALTA) omitted, and 6d. with black omitted, both in fine unmounted mint blocks of four, also normal block for comparison. S.G. 338a, b, cat. 540+. EC MLT675a/b. Photo.
3108 £85
Malta: 1965-70 8d. with variety gold (centre) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of nine with normal block for comparison. S.G. 339a, EC MLT678a. Photo.
3109 £130
Malta: 1965-70 10d. with variety gold (Naval Arsenal) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 339ca, cat. 300, EC MLT679a. Photo.
3111 £95
Malta: 1965-70 1s.6d. in a fine unmounted mint block (3 x 3) from the left of the sheet variety gold (centre) omitted, fine, with normal block for comparison. S.G. 342b, EC MLT684a. Photo
3112 £170
Malta: 1965-70 2s. with variety gold (frame) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of nine. S.G. 343a, EC MLT686b. Photo.
3113 £320
Malta: 1973-76 4m. variety imperforate, in an unmounted mint corner plate block of six, fine. S.G. 487b, EC MLT974b. Photo.
3114 £200
Malta: 1973-76 4m. with variety gold (inscription and decoration) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint traffic light block of ten, with normal block for comparison. S.G. 487a, EC MLT974a. Photo.
3115 | £50
Malta: Postage Dues: 1925 (Apr. 16) set of tte-bche pairs, fine mint. S.G. D1a-D10a.
3116 £1250
Malta: A mint and used collection in an album with 1886 5s. mint, 1903-04, 1904-14, 1914-21 sets mint, 1919 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10s. mint with some gum disturbance and a horizontal crease, 1922 Self-Government complete, 1922-26 to 1 (both) mint, 1926 POSTAGE overprints mint and used, 1926-7, 1928 and 1930 sets mint, later issues to 1984, Postage Dues etc., varied condition. Photo.
3117 | £620
Malta: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1860-63 1/2d. unused and used, 1863-81 1/2d. unused (9), used (2), 1899-1901 10s. mint (3), 1904-14 41/2d. with watermark inverted used, 1922 Self Government watermark Script 10s. mint, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (53)
3118 £680
Mauritius: 1847 POST OFFICE issues, 1912 reprints from the original plate showing both values, two sheets struck from the original Plate in vermilion and blue respectively, each impression lightly handstamped REPRINT on reverse, fine. Photo.
3119 £1700
Mauritius: 1848-59 POST PAID worn impression 2d. blue with PENOE for PENCE [7], used with 1 of Mahbourg in blue, fine used. Ex Straus. S.G. 20a, cat. 2,750. Photo.
3120 £680
Mauritius: 1848-59 POST PAID latest impression 1d. red, vertical pair, good to large margins, fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 23. Photo.
3121 £160
Mauritius: 1859 Dardenne 1d. dull vermilion, large to very large margins all round, heavy horizontal crease, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 42, cat 1,200. Photo.
3122 £700
Mauritius: 1876 Type 12 surcharge in red, unissued, 1/2d. on 9d. dull purple, unused with part original gum. Ex Straus. S.G. 78, cat. 3,000. Photo.
3123 £270
Mauritius: 1886 (May) 2c. on 38c. bright purple in a mint block of four, one has a small corner thin, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 116, cat. 600+. Photo.
3124 £80
Mauritius: 1921-26 Watermark Mult. Script CA 50r. dull purple and green, overprinted SPECIMEN, fine with gum, slight tone spots but fresh appearance. Ex Straus. S.G. 222s, cat 300. Photo.
3125 £140
Mauritius: 1935 Silver Jubilee 20c. with dot to left of chapel variety [Pl. 2B, R. 8/3], fine mint. S.G. 247g, cat. 325. Photo.
3127 | £3800
Mauritius: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1858 4d. green used (2), 1858-62 (4d.) green unused (2) and used (4), (6d.) vermilion used, (9d.) magenta unused and used (6), 1859-61 6d. blue unused, used (8), 1s. vermilion used (6), 1s. yellow-green unused (2), 1860-63 6d. green and 1s. buff imperforate plate proofs, 9d. and 1s. buff mint, 1862 1s. deep green used (4), 1863-72 1d. purple-brown mint vertical pair with watermark inverted, 6d. dull violet mint, 9d. yellow-green mint, 1s. orange mint, 1876 1s. on 5s. used, 1900-05 5r. mint (4), 1910 10r. mint (4), 1913-22 die I 10s. mint, die II 10s. mint (3), 1921-34 10r. mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (256)
3128 | £2100
Mauritius: A used Q.V. selection from 1848 to 1859, comprising 1848-59 intermediate 1d., worn impressions 1d. pair and five singles, 2d. latest impressions (4), 1859 Lapirot worn impressions (8), 1859 Sherwin 2d., 1859 1d. and 2d., very mixed condition. Ex Straus.
3129 | £340
Monaco: A collection on stockleaves and in album, mainly mint with 1891 values to 5f. (2) incl. 10c. 2), 15c.(2), 25c., 1901-21 5f. mauve, 1919 War Orphans to 1f.+1f., 1937 Views, surcharges, 1939 Inaugaration 10f., 1940 Red Cross set, extensive later issues to 1989, varied condition.
3132 £120
Montserrat: Incoming Mail: 1894 (June 19) envelope from Oxford, bearing 1887-92 5d. die II, tied by Oxford duplex, and with Montserrat receiving mark on reverse, some small faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
3133 | £2900
Morocco: The Brian Parker collection of Morocco and Morocco Agencies in three albums and loose, incl. 1887 postcard bearing Gibraltar 1d., 1899 set used, British Currency 1949 set used, Spanish Currency 1907-12 to 12p. on 10s. used, Tangier 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. with variety overprint at top, used, 1949 set used, range of cancellations, postal stationery, also French and German Morocco, etc. (100s)
3134 | £520
Morocco Agencies: A collection on leaves with 1898-1900 set mint and used, 1899 set mint and used, 1905-06 set mint or used, British Currency 1907-13 to 2s.6d. (2 ) mint, 1914-31 to 5s. mint, Spanish and French Currency issues, Tangier etc., varied condition.
3135 £130
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1907-12 Somerset House 12p. on 10s. blue, fine used. R.P.S. certificate (1991). S.G. 125, cat. 250.
3136 £100
Nauru: 1916-23 De La Rue 1/2d., 1d., 2d. die I, 21/2d., 3d., 4d., 5d. fine used on 1919 (Aug. 7) envelope, registered to Switzerland.
3137 £120
Nauru: 1916-23 De La Rue 5d. bright carmine, fine used on small piece with complete PLEASANT ISLAND/FE 8/19 c.d.s.. S.G. 23, cat. 140. Photo.
3138 £160
Nauru: 1916-23 De La Rue 10s. deep bright blue, fine used. S.G. 23, cat. 325. R.P.S. certificate (1984). Photo.
3139 | £120
Nepal: Telegraphs: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1917-30 shades, multiples with 1/2a. grey black block (8 x 8), 2a. brown block (8 x 5), also two telegrams, etc., varied condition. Ex Lee. (230)
3140 £450
Netherlands: 1852-63 10c. carmine die VII, in a mint block of four, very close to good margins, fine and rare. Ex Straus. S.G. 2h. Photo.
3141 £200
Netherlands Antilles: Postage Dues: 1892-95 imperforate proofs in green values 1/2c. to 40c. (3), mainly fine on gummed paper, unusual. (33) Photo.
3144 £140
New Guinea: 1935 Air 2 bright violet, fine mint. Ex Straus. S.G. 204, cat 325. Photo.
3145 £800
New Guinea: A collection on leaves incl. 1925-27 values to 5s. (used), 1931 to 1, Air set to 1, 1935 2, 5 mint, 1939 to 5s., 1 mint, Postage Dues etc., varied condition. Photo.
3146 | £800
New Hebrides: A collection on leaves with 1908 Watermark Crown CA 1s. mint, 1911 set mint, 1920-21 2d. on 40c. type F27, 1938 to 10f. mint, later issues to 1980, Postage Dues 1925, 1938 sets mint, French Issues with 1913 set mint, 1938 set mint and used, 1941 set mint, later issues to 1980, Postage Dues with 1938, 1941 sets etc., mainly fine.
3147 | £3800
New Zealand: 1855-64 a collection of imperforate Chalon Heads, incl. 1855-57 2d. used (3), 1857-63 1d. used (2), 2d., 1862-63 1d. carmine-vermilion unused, 3d. unused (2), 6d. brown used (10), 1s. used (2), 1862-63 Pelure paper 6d. used, 1s. used, 1864 1d. unused, 2d. used (2), 6d. and 1s. used, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (92)
3148 | £2300
New Zealand: 1862-73 a mainly used collection of perforated Chalon Heads, incl. 1862-63 perf. 13 2d. pair, 6d., 1864 rouletted 2d., 1864-67 4d., 1s. block of four, strip of four and ten singles, 1871 perf. 10 x 121/2 6d. blue, 1873 watermark NZ 2d., 1873 watermark Lozenges 2d. vermilion (2), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (99)
3149 £280
New Zealand: 1863 no watermark, perf. 13 2d. dull deep blue, fine used. S.G. 96a, cat. 475. Photo.
3150 £60
New Zealand: 1864 imperforate 1d. carmine-vermilion, unused, traces of gum, cut into at right and creased. S.G. 97. Photo.
3151 £120
New Zealand: 1864 Watermark NZ, perf. 13, 1s. green, fine used. Odenweller certificate (2008). S.G. 106, cat. 500. Photo.
3155 £1750
New Zealand: 1967 Decimal Currency 21/2c. unmounted mint vertical strip of five, centre stamp with deep bluish green omitted, the adjoining stamps with large part omission, minor creases, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 848a, cat. 3,500+, EC NZL1696a ten known. Photo.
3156 £900
New Zealand: 1970-76 50c. with variety buff (shore) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint sheet of 100. Ex Sir Gawaine BaillieS.G. 932b, cat. 5,500 as singles, EC NZL1864d. Photo.
3157 £230
New Zealand: 1978 Health 12c. + 2c. showing chestnut omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1180var, EC NZL2360a, cat 400. Photo.
3159 £220
New Zealand: Officials: 1915-27 1s. orange-vermilion perf. 14 x 141/2, in a mint plate 42 block of six (2 x 3, folded between), fine, stamps are unmounted. Ex Straus. S.G. 0105b. Photo.
3161 | £320
New Zealand: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, mint and used, incl. postal fiscals, postage dues, officials, later with Health issues etc. to 2002, poor to fine. (100s)
3162 | £350
New Zealand: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1878 2s. unused and used (2), 5s. used, 1931 Health set mint, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (76)
3163 | £240
New Zealand: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used collction in an album 1906 Christchurch set mint, 1931 Health set used, later issues to 1985 with Postage Dues, Officials, Miniature Sheets etc., varied condition.
3165 | £1800
The Nigerias: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. Niger Coast with G.B. used in, 1892-94 set overprinted SPECIMEN, 1893 1/2d. on 2d. type 3 used, 1/2d. on 2d. type 7 used, 1894 1 on half of 2d. used on piece, 1897-98 set of three overprinted SPECIMEN, Northern Nigeria 1912 5s. to 1 overprinted SPECIMEN, Southern Nigeria 1904-09 1 mint, Nigeria 1914-29 1 die I mint, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (72)
3166 £210
Nigeria: Lagos: 1884-86 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. green with manuscript Specimen, fine with large part original gum, ex De La Rue archives, rare. S.G. 21s. Photo.
3167 £210
Nigeria: Lagos: 1884-86 Watermark Crown CA 1d. rose-carmine with manuscript Specimen, fine with large part original gum, ex De La Rue archives, rare. S.G. 22s. Photo.
3168 £380
Nigeria: Lagos: 1884-86 Watermark Crown CA 10s. purple-brown, unused, part original gum, fine and scarce. Ex Straus. S.G. 29, cat 1,600. Photo.
3169 £210
Nigeria: Lagos: 1887-1902 Watermark Crown CA 2d. dull mauve and blue with manuscript Specimen, fine with large part original gum, ex De La Rue archives, rare. S.G. 30s. Photo.
3170 £210
Nigeria: Lagos: 1887-1902 Watermark Crown CA 6d. dull mauve and mauve with manuscript Specimen, fine with large part original gum, ex De La Rue archives, rare. S.G. 35s. Photo.
3171 | £780
Nigeria: Lagos: A small selection, incl. 1874-75 1s. orange (value 151/2mm long) unused, 1884-86 2s.6d. used, 5s. unused, 1893 1/2d. on 4d. with surcharge double mint (3), 1904 10s. used, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (33)
3172 £200
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers Protectorate: 1893 (Sept.) 1/2d. type 2 on half of 1d., unsevered pair, used, a couple of minor blunt perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. 7, cat. 450. Photo
3173 £190
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers Protectorate: 1893 HALF/PENNY type 9 in violet on 2d. mint, some offsets on gum and hinge remainder otherwise a fine fresh example. S.G. 29, cat 475. Photo.
3174 £250
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1894 Opobo Provisional Surcharged Bisects, 1/2 in red on right vertical half of 1d. dull blue, used on piece with normal 1/2d., and cancelled by Opobo MY 22/94 c.d.ss, fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 57, cat. 650. Photo.
3175 £230
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1894 Opobo Provisional Surcharged Bisects, 1/2 in red on right vertical half of 1d. dull blue, used on piece with normal 1892-94 2d., and cancelled by Opobo MY 22/94 c.d.ss, fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 57, cat. 650. Photo.
3178 £95
Nigeria: Northern Nigeria: 1910-11 1/2d. to 10s. overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), mainly fine with gum, the 3d. and 5s. in scarce pairs. S.G. 28s-93s, cat. 325+. Photo.
3179 £480
Nigeria: Southern Nigeria: A mint collection with 1901 to 1912 basic sets complete mint, also a few additional shades, mainly fine. (63). Photo.
3180 £140
Nigeria: Biafra: 1968 Sovereign Overprints, 1s.3d. with variety red overprint omitted, fine unmounted mint from the top of the sheet. S.G. 12b. Photo.
3181 £500
Norfolk Island: 1997 Butterflies 75c. unmounted mint vertical strip of four from the top right corner of the sheet with plate numbers and imprint, top three have variety gold (country name and value) omitted, an albino impression of the die-stamp remains, lower stamp with much gold omitted S.G. 636 var, EC NF1272MCa - 100 known (16 damaged), cat. 1,275. Photo.
3182 | £2100
North Borneo: A duplicated collection in varied condition in five albums incl. 1889 $5 mint, 1894 to $1 mint, 1897-1902 to $1 mint, 1939 1c. to $5 set used, 1945 optd. set used, 1947 optd. to $5 (4) used, 1950 to $10 (17) used, 1954-59 to $5 (30), $10 (32) used, 1961 to $10 (31) used, Postage Dues incl. 1939 set mint, much cancellation interest, also Sabah, Labuan, etc. (many 100s)
3183 | £780
North Borneo: A selection, incl. 1883 8c. on 2c. type 3 used, 1894 set overprinted SPECIMEN, 1901-05 $1 variety overprint double, c.t.o., 1911 $5 mint, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (63)
3184 | £2400
Norway: A mainly used selection, incl. 1855 4sk. used (43, one appears unused), 1856-60 2sk. unused (16), used (39), 3sk. unused (7), used (45), 1863-66 2sk. used, 3sk. used (3), 24sk. used (4), 1867-68 3sk. used (5), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (few 100s)
3185 £210
Nyasaland: 1892-93 4s. on 5s. orange-yellow, in a fine mint block of four. Ex Straus. S.G. 19, cat. 360. Photo.
3186 £160
Nyasaland: 1896 Watermark Crown CC 25 black and blue-green, overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12x), a few small stains otherwise fine with part original gum. Ex Straus. S.G. 42s, cat. 350. Photo.
3187 £200
Nyasaland: 1898 (Mar.) Setting II 1d. vermilion and pale ultramarine, used horizontal strip of three from the top left corner of the sheet, thins in top margins, well clear of stamps, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 55b. Photo.
3188 | £580
Nyasaland: A selection, incl. 1896 25 black and green overprinted SPECIMEN, 1898 setting I 1d. with J.G. initials on reverse used (small tear), setting II 1d. used, 1913-19 10s. mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (28)
3191 £110
Palestine: 1920 (Dec.)-21 overprint type 5, perf. 14 5p. deep purple in a fine lightly mounted mint horizontal pair from the base of the sheet. Ex Straus. S.G. 43, cat. 450+. Photo.
3192 £300
Papua: A representative mint and used collection on leaves from 1901 to 1941, Papua New Guinea to 1982 incl. 1960 Postage Due 6d. on 71/2d. type D1 mint, mainly fine. Photo.
3193 £400
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 1/2d. with variety blue omitted, unmounted mint from the right of the sheet, with normal for comparison, fine. S.G. 36a, cat. 600, EC PT72MCa. Photo.
3197 £200
Portugal: 1895 St. Anthony 21/2r. to 1,000r. set, mainly good to fine used. Ex Straus. S.G. 327-41, cat. 1,800. Photo.
3198 | £2600
Portugal: A mint and used accumulation on stockleaves, incl. used early issues with 1853 5r. (5), 50r., 100r. (2), 1855-56 100r. (2), 1862-64 10r. (5), 50r. (3), 100r. (5), 1866-67 20r. (2), 50r. (2), 80r. (3), 120r. (5), 1867-70 20r., 50r., 80r., 100r., 120r., 240r. (3), 1870-84 240r. (2), 300r. (4), 1000r. (2), 1882-87 perf. 121/2 500r black, 1894 Navigator 25r. to 1000r. also extra 500r. mint and used, 1912-20 Ceres 8c., 10c. mint, 1931 St. Anthony set mint, Colonies with Azores, Madeira, Portuguese India, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (100s)
3203 £140
Puerto Rico: 1896 set of fourteen stamps, 1/2m. to 80c, all overprinted part strikes of MINISTERIO DE ULTRAMAR/MUESTRAS (Specimen) violet handstamp, except the 80c. with smaller individual MUESTRA handstamp, mainly fine with full gum. A very rare set, listed but unpriced in Edifil 2002. Photo.
3205 £200
Puerto Rico: 1941 semi-official airmail stamps AEROVIAS/PUERTO RICO INC complete set of seven imperforate stamps (the 15c on $1 does not exist imperf), matching marginal examples, also a perforated set (less $1), unmounted mint, mainly fine. Only 300 of each value was produced imperf. whereas between 1,500 and 10,000 of each value was perforated. Sanabria 1950 508a-515a, Storer 1977 A659-666, imperf. set cat. $700 (1977).
3207 £85
Rhodesia: 1906 mixed franking postcard with G.B. K.E.VII 1/2d. cancelled Newport, I.O.W. Feb. 26 and addressed to the Mines Office in Salisbury, redirected to Cape Town and with 1898-1908 1/2d. cancelled Mar. 25, most unusual.
3208 £300
Rhodesia: 1910-13 perf. 14 1 carmine-red and bluish black mint, small thin spot and some blunted perfs, otherwise of fresh appearance. Ex Straus. S.G. 165 cat. 1,300 Photo.
3209 | £1150
Rhodesia: A selection, incl. 1892-93 10 brown unused without gum (2, one torn), 1910-13 perf. 14 5d. purple brown and ochre, used, 2s.6d., 3s., 5s. and 7s.6d. used, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (33)
3210 £75
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: Zambia: 1968 Decimal 1n. with copper-bronze (including value) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 129a, EC ZMB258a. Photo.
3211 £420
Rhodesia and Nyasaland: Imperforate colour proofs of 4d. (2), 41/2d., 6d., 9d., 1s. (2), 2s., 5s. also head only, interpanneau blocks of eight of complete design, all with small Waterlow punched security hole, usual folds and creases between, two reinforced, otherwise mainly fine. Photo.
3212 | £880
Romania: A used selection of mainly early issues, incl. 1858-61 bluish wove paper 40p. used, (3), 1862-64 issues, 1866-67 thick paper 20p type Aa used, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (191)
3213 | £420
Russia: A collection in two binders, mint and used issues from 1858 to 1929 with 1922 Philately perforated 1k. orange mint, covers, postcards, varieties etc., varied condition.
3214 | £110
Saint Helena: 1824 cover to St. Helena, endorsed at top Via the Cape with oval POST/OFFICE/CAPE OF GOOD HOPE datestamp.
3215 £160
Saint Helena: 1890-97 1/2d. to 10d. overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), mainly fine with gum. S.G. 46s-52s, cat. 325. Photo.
3216 £1950
Saint Helena: A mint and used collection on leaves, issues from 1856 incl. 1861 6d. used, 1903 set mint, 1908-11 10s. mint, 1912-16 to 3s. mint, used values to 2s. 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1, Watermark Mult. Script CA to 15s. incl. 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 3d., 5d., 1s.6d all in mint horizontal pairs, one stamp showing cleft rock variety, 1d., 1s. (used), 2s.6d variety broken mainmast mint, additional 15s. overprinted SPECIMEN, 1934 Centenary set, later issues to 1984 largely mint, varied condition. Photo.
3217 | £1300
Saint Helena: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1856 imperforate 6d. blue (6, two possibly unused), 1863 1d. unused (4), 4d. unused and used, 1864-80 perf. 121/2 3d. deep dull purple unused, 6d. dull blue unused, 6d. ultramarine unused, 1912 4d. and 6d. overprinted SPECIMEN, 1934 Centenary set mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (79)
3218 | £320
Saint Helena: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on stockleaves, mint and used with shades, duplication and some multiples, incl. 1864-80 values to 5s., 1903 to 2s. (2), mint, 1922-37 values to 2s. used, 2s.6d. (2) mint, also Tristan da Cunha with 1952, 1954 and 1960 values to 10s. mint, fair to fine. (100s)
3219 £140
Saint Helena: Selection of 26 covers or cards from 1900 to 1998 incl. several official covers from the 1930s, five censored incoming Boer War covers, etc., fair to fine.
3220 £420
Saint Kitts-Nevis: St. Christopher: Revenues: 1884 4d. orange handstamped Saint/Christopher in violet in a complete pane of twelve, some marks on gum, otherwise fine and scarce. Barefoot 7. Photo.
3221 £550
Saint Kitts-Nevis: Nevis: Postal Fiscals: 1882 4d. orange in a mint block of eight (2 x 4) from the left of the sheet, very fine and extremely fresh. Ex Straus. S.G. F3, cat 1,040 as singles. Photo.
3222 | £1200
Saint Kitts-Nevis: A mainly Q.V. selection on stockleaves, incl. St. Christopher 1870-79 perf. 121/2 1d. dull rose with watermark sideways unused (2), 1d. magenta with watermark sideways used, 6d. green unused pair, perf. 14 21/2d. red-brown unused, 4d. blue with watermark inverted unused, 1882-90 21/2d. red-brown unused (2), 4d. blue unused (3), 1s. mint block of four, 1s. used (2), 1885 1/2d. on half of 1d. unsevered pair (3, one with surcharge inverted) unused, Nevis 1876-78 6d. grey unused, 1882-90 6d. green unused (2), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (94)
3223 £350
Saint Lucia: 1791 entire from H.E. Hayman/Lucia 10th June 1791 addressed to Edinburgh with endorsement p Bird/Capt Wyllie, rated 5 in ms. with two line GREENOCK/SHIP and backstamped by fine red JY/26 Bishopmark, small repair necessitated by removal of wax seal. The letter deals with legal matters relating to the 1,500 debt of the merchant, Boyd Reid, to the addressee. Also 1930 Waterlow & Sons map of the island. Photo.
3224 £400
Saint Lucia: The Saint Lucia Fleuron, 1840 wrapper to Edinburgh endorsed p Packet and rated 1s., backstamped by fine St LUCIA/8 SE fleuron (the fleuron recorded without year date between Mar. 13 1837 and Sept. 8 1840) with red arrival datestamp of OCT/C 30 M/1840. Photo.
3225 £450
Saint Lucia: The Saint Lucia Crowned Circle, 1846 wrapper to Aberdeen rated 1s. and endorsed Paid with fine strike of (crown)/PAID/AT/ST LUCIA in red and London Paid transit of Nov. 5 on reverse, part reverse cut away but showing part St. Lucia despatch and Aberden arrival of Nov. 7. Photo.
3226 £200
Saint Lucia: Great Britain used in Saint Lucia 1858-60: 4d. rose and 6d. lilac (2, one with wing margin) cancelled by good to fine strikes of A 11 barred oval, odd short or creased perf., one 6d. with a few recut at upper right, good appearance. S.G. Z3, Z4, cat. 950. Photo.
3228 £140
Saint Lucia: 1860 Issue, Reprinted die proofs (3), c.1909, in deep green, brown, both on die-sunk wove paper (47 x 47mm.) and a further in deep green on cream wove paper. Photo.
3229 £420
Saint Lucia: 1860 Watermark Small Star (1d.) rose-red, fresh block of four with large part original gum, one with small irregularity at top. S.G. 1, cat. 400+. Photo.
3230 £780
Saint Lucia: 1860 Watermark Small Star (4d.) blue block of four with large part original gum, fine. S.G. 2, cat. 900+. Photo.
3231 £420
Saint Lucia: 1860 Watermark Small Star, (6d.) green, an unused marginal horizontal pair, part original gum, fine, a scarce multiple. Ex Straus. S.G. 3, cat. 600+. Photo.
3232 £400
Saint Lucia: 1863 Watermark Crown CC (1d.) lake, a mint block of six (3 x 2), fine. S.G. 5, cat. 570+. Photo.
3233 £300
Saint Lucia: 1863 Watermark Crown CC (4d.) indigo, a mint block of four, the lower pair unmounted, slight blue and lake (from 1d.) value offsetting incl. small adhesion on one, fine. S.G. 7, cat. 520+. Photo.
3234 £350
Saint Lucia: 1863 Watermark Crown CC, Prepared for use but not issued, Half/penny on (6d.) emerald-green, mint block of ten (2 x 5) with six unmounted, fine. S.G. 9, cat. 700+. Photo.
3235 | £160
Saint Lucia: 1863 to 1882 Jeens head issues, selection on leaves incl. 1863 (1d.), (4d.) creased (6d.), unused, 1864-76 Perf. 121/2 (4d.), (6d.), (1s.), used, Perf. 14 (1d.) mint, (4d.) used, (6d.) mint, (1s.) unused, 1881 Wmk. Crown CC 1/2d., 21/2d., mint, 1882-84 Wmk. Crown CA, Perf. 14 4d., 6d., used, 1s. unused, Perf. 12 4d. (2) used, Postal Fiscal 1882 Perf. 14 to 6d. (less 3d.) used, Perf. 12 3d. unused, poor to fine. (26)
3236 £300
Saint Lucia: 1864-76 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 121/2, (1d.) black and (6d.) violet) mint blocks of four, the latter marginal from the left of the sheet and with a few minor tone spots, otherwise fine. S.G. 11, 13, cat. 620+. Photo.
3237 £300
Saint Lucia: 1864-76 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 121/2 (1s.) brown-orange franking 1869 (Nov. 23) mourning wrapper to London endorsed p W. I. Mail, cancelled by slighly smudged A 11 barred oval with ms. 11 accountancy mark (due to G.B. post office) and arrival datestamps at left. S.G. 14. Photo.
3238 £230
Saint Lucia: 1864-76 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 121/2 (1s.) orange tied by A 11 to 1871 (Sept. 9) entire to London endorsed p W.I. Mail, rated 1s. with St. Lucia double arc despatch of SP 9/187(-) and red Sept. 30 arrival, vertical and horizontal filing folds well clear of adhesive. S.G. 14b. Photo.
3239 £280
Saint Lucia: 1864-76 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 121/2 (1s.) pale orange used on 1876 (Sept. 11) wrapper to Bordeaux, tied by fine A 11 barred oval and also by red London Paid transit of Oct. 3 with ms. 1s. rating, double arc St. Lucia despatch and red Amb. Calais Oct. 4 transit, minor stains and filing folds. S.G. 14c. Photo.
3240 £380
Saint Lucia: 1864-76 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14, (4d.) yellow, mint block of four, fresh and fine. S.G. 16, cat. 480+. Photo.
3241 £400
Saint Lucia: 1864-76 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14, (1s.) deep orange, mint block of four, fresh and fine. S.G. 18a, cat. 640+. Photo.
3242 £290
Saint Lucia: 1881 Watermark Crown CC 21/2d. brown-red block of four, 1882-84 Watermark Crown CA, Perf. 14 1/2d. green block of six (3 x 2), 6d. violet block of four, fine mint multiples. S.G. 24, 25, 28, cat. 482. Photo.
3243 £350
Saint Lucia: 1882-84 Watermark Crown CA Perf. 14 1d. black horizontal pair franking 1882 (Dec. 11) inter-island envelope to Dominica, cancelled by light A 11 barred ovals with St. Lucia despatch and same day arrival datestamps at top, slight staining and flap missing. S.G. 26. Photo.
3245 | £280
Saint Lucia: The Key Plate Issues, Die I selection with 1883-86 1/2d. to 4d. mint, additional 1/2d. blocks of four and forty (4 x 10 with plate no., from the upper left corner of the pane), 1d. plate no. pair, 1886-87 6d. plate no. single, 1891-92 ONE/HALF/PENNY on 3d. used, 1/2d. on half 6d. mint block of four with usual toned gum, 1d. on 4d. mint block of four, good to fine. (60)
3246 £350
Saint Lucia: 1886-87 Die I 1d. to 1s. set of four values, each in a mainly fine mint block of four. S.G. 39-42, cat. 900+. Photo.
3247 | £290
Saint Lucia: The Key Plate Issues, Die II mainly mint selection with 1891-98 1/2d. to 10s. mint, additional multiples incl. 21/2d. block of fifteen, 6d. block of four, 1s. block of twelve, plate no. multiples incl. 1/2d. to 1s. strips of three, 1d. block of eight, 2d. block of sixteen, 4d. block of six, mostly fine. (113)
3248 £200
Saint Lucia: 1891-98 Duty Plate country name and value 2d. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), dated 7 FEB 98. Photo.
3250 £110
Saint Lucia: 1891-92 Provisional issues, 1/2d. on half 6d., right and left (showing fraction bar to left) half examples used on two envelopes locally addressed, the former sent (Mar. 25) with reverse of envelope missing , the latter (May 4) with envelope foreshortened at left. S.G. 54.
3251 £90
Saint Lucia: 1894 envelope to England with long enclosed letter written from The Vigil, St. Lucia, bearing 1891-98 21/2d. (2) tied by BARBADOS/JU 30/94 open bootheel duplex, and with violet Posted on British Packet straight line, attractive and unusual. S.G. 46. Photo.
3252 | £160
Saint Lucia: King Edward VII Issues, mint selection incl. 1902-03 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. to 1s. with 3d. plate no. block of six, 1904-10 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to 5s. (both) with plate no. multiples incl. 1/2d. purple and green block of eighteen, 1d. purple and carmine block of twenty, 1d. carmine block of eighteen, mainly fine. (103)
3253 £140
Saint Lucia: 1902 400th Anniversary of Discovery 2d., a selection comprising imperf. colour trial in blue and carmine (slight creasing and file copy pinholes), examples overprinted SPECIMEN, mint (8, incl. a block) and used 1903 franking Castries Club envelope to England. (10 + 1 envelope) S.G. 63 Photo.
3254 £110
Saint Lucia: 1904-10 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 3d. dull purple and yellow, mint block of 48, the lower eight rows of the left pane with margins and plate no., folded through perfs. and slight bends affecting eight, the stamps unmounted. S.G. 70, cat. 480+.
3255 £80
Saint Lucia: 1904-10 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 6d. dull purple and violet, mint block of eighteen, the lower three rows of the left pane with margins and plate no., unmounted except one, bend in margin and vertical fold, otherwise fine. S.G. 72, cat. 378+.
3256 £400
Saint Lucia: 1904-10 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 6d. dull purple, mint block of thirty, the upper five rows of the right pane with plate no., hinged in margins only, folded through perfs., otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 73, cat. 2,250+. Photo.
3257 £230
Saint Lucia: 1904-10 Duty Plate country name and value 5s. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), undated. Photo.
3258 £650
Saint Lucia: De La Rue Essays 1909-13, Small Format Essay for proposed but unadopted single colour design depicting the harbour and forts with motto Statio haud malefida carinis (a safe anchorage for ships), in carmine on glazed paper and denominated 10s., stamp-sized and mounted on board (89 x 115mm.) lettered D, endorsed Dupl. and dated Jan 7th. 10. Photo.
3259 £1800
Saint Lucia: De La Rue Essays 1909-13, Large Format Composite Essay for proposed but unadopted bicoloured design depicting the harbour and forts with motto Statio haud malefida carinis (a safe anchorage for ships) and denominated 10s., stamp-sized with frame in deep blue-green, the vignette in violet and Kings head in deep blue-green both inserted by hand, mounted on board (89 x 115mm.) lettered J, endorsed Colours reversed on Design and dated April 11th. 13. Photo.
3260 | £160
Saint Lucia: The mint collection of issues from 1912 to 1948 on leaves, incl. 1912-21 to 5s. with shades, range of plate no. singles and multiples to 2s.6d., 1916 (Sept.) WAR TAX 1d. plate no. 5 pane of sixty, 1921-30 to 5s. with range of plate no. items to 5s. (plate 11), postage dues, 1936 Pictorial set, 1938-48 to 1, etc., mainly fine. (216)
3261 £150
Saint Lucia: 1912-21 Duty Plate country name and value 2d. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), undated. Photo.
3262 £260
Saint Lucia: 1916 (June) WAR/TAX large overprint 1d. scarlet, two examples tied to small piece by Castries 17 JA/19 c.d.s., one showing the scarce variety overprint double. S.G. 89, a, cat. 517+. Photo.
3263 £170
Saint Lucia: 1921-30 Frame Plate 11/2d. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), endorsed BEFORE/STRIKING and dated in pencil 28/3/22. Photo.
3264 £170
Saint Lucia: 1921-30 Frame Plate 11/2d. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), endorsed AFTER/STRIKING and dated in pencil 1/4/22. Photo.
3265 £160
Saint Lucia: 1921-30 Frame Plate 4d. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), undated. Photo.
3266 £260
Saint Lucia: 1936 Pictorial issue, 1s. frame plate die proof in black on wove paper `(40 x 28mm.), rare and attractive. Photo.
3267 £260
Saint Lucia: 1936 Pictorial issue, 5s. frame plate die proof in black on wove paper `(40 x 28mm.), rare and attractive. Photo.
3268 £320
Saint Lucia: Postage Dues: 1933 Master die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), dated in ink 6.3.33. Photo.
3270 £140
Saint Lucia: Postal Fiscals: 1882 Perf. 14 TWO PENCE/REVENUE pale blue tied by fine ST. LUCIA/C/JY25/85 c.d.s. to neat locally addressed envelope with additional strike alongside. S.G. F14. Photo.
3271 £200
Saint Lucia: Postal Fiscals: 1882 Perf. 14 THREE PENCE/REVENUE deep blue, Perf. 12 ONE SHILLING/REVENUE orange and 1885 REVENUE 1d. dull mauve philatelically used with Postage issue 1876 Perf. 14 (6d.) pale lilac, 1883 1/2d., 21/2d. and 1885 4d. on 1886 (July 11) envelope registered to Bordeaux, transit and arrival datestamps, slight soiling. S.G. F15, F20, F28, 17a, 31, 33, 34. Photo.
3272 | £1750
Saint Lucia: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1860 (4d.) blue imperforate proof, unused and used, (6d.) green unused (2) and used (2), 1891-98 10s. used, 1891-92 1/2d. on half of 6d. variety no fraction bar unused, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (94)
3273 £400
Saint Lucia: Covers: 1886 Sailors Letter, envelope to Devon endorsed From S. Couch SBS, HMS Calypso St Lucia/West Indies and countersigned by initials of Commanding Officer at lower left, franked by G.B. 1d. lilac cancelled by Plymouth to Bristol T.P.O. c.d.s. of FE 6/96, some foxing and other minor cover faults. Photo.
3274 £160
Saint Lucia: Covers: Maritime mail, selection on leaves incl. 1893 envelope to Paris with octagonal datestamps of French Ligne C and Ligne A, 1905 cover to London with St. Lucia 1d. pair cancelled at Barbados with framed Posted/on/Board alongside, 1914 postcard to Australia from seaman on board H.M.A.S. Melbourne bearing 1d. cancelled framed straight line PAQUEBOT, 1923 St. Lucia postcard to Antigua bearaing Canada 2c. cancelled at Barbados with three line R.M.S.P. CHALEUR/APR 10 1923/POSTED ON HIGH SEAS alongside, Lady covers, etc. (12 items)
3275 | £250
Saint Lucia: Covers: 1894 to 1934, an interesting group of eighteen covers and cards on leaves, variously addressed with a range of frankings incl. 1894 registered to London at 1s.6d. rate bearing 3d. pair, 1s., 1897 O.H.M.S. double rate to Germany with 21/2d. pair, 1900 7d. rate registered to New York bearing 1/2d. (4), 1d., 4d., early postcard to Kent franked 1d., combination issue covers incl. 1903 to London with 1891-98 21/2d. and 1902 1/2d., etc., fair to fine. (21 items)
3276 £350
Saint Lucia: Covers: 1894 Soldiers Letter, envelope to London endorsed From Sergt J. James R.E. and countersigned by Commanding Officer at lower left, franked by Die II 1d. dull mauve tied by MY 4/94 St. Lucia c.d.s. with additional strike alongside, cover slightly rubbed at top otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
3277 £110
Saint Lucia: Covers: 1896 Soldiers Letter, front only to Birmingham endorsed From No. 3003 E. Allen M.S.C. and countersigned by Medical Officer in Charge at foot, franked by Die II 1d. dull mauve tied by one of two strikes of JY 10/96 St. Lucia c.d.s. Photo.
3278 £200
Saint Lucia: Covers: 1927 Provisional Datestamp, Envelope bearing 1/2d. strip of three and single paying 2d. rate to the U.S.A., cancelled by two light strikes of Castries/St. Lucia/17 May 1927 three line provisional datestamp in violet introduced after the destruction of the G.P.O. during the catastrophic fire during the night of May 14 1927, with additional fine strike alongside, the adhesives additionally crossed by by two heavy pencil lines, slight creasing and staining etc. Photo.
3279 £160
Saint Lucia: Covers: 1927 Provisional Datestamp, Envelope to British Guiana franked by 2d. slate-grey cancelled by fair strike of Castries/St. Lucia/18 May 1927 three line provisional datestamp in violet introduced after the destruction of the G.P.O. during the catastrophic fire during the night of May 14 1927, with additional fine strike alongside, vertical bend, the cover torn at top from rough opening. Photo.
3280 £170
Saint Lucia: Covers: 1927 Provisional Datestamp, Clean envelope locally addressed, franked by 3d. purple on yellow cancelled by fine strike of Castries/St. Lucia/19 May 1927 three line provisional datestamp in violet introduced after the destruction of the G.P.O. during the catastrophic fire during the night of May 14 1927. Photo.
3281 | £85
Saint Vincent: 1811 and 1814 entires to London, both bearing on reverse the large Trinidad fleuron.
3282 £500
Saint Vincent: 1862-68 no watermark perf. 11 to 121/2 1s. slate-grey, a used vertical pair, few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 8, cat. 1,800. Photo.
3283 £400
Saint Vincent: 1880 (June) 6d. bright green, a horizontal pair, unused with part original gum, fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 30, cat. 950+. Photo.
3284 £160
Saint Vincent: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. with kite and horizontal log variety [Pl. 2B, R. 10/6], fine mint. S.G. 145l, cat. 425. Photo.
3285 | £1150
Saint Vincent: A used, mainly Q.V. selection on stockleaves, incl. 1861 6d. deep yellow-green (2), 1869 4d. yellow, 1875 1s. claret (2), 1881 1/2d. on 6d. on piece, range of cancellations, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (149)
3286 | £2300
Saint Vincent: A mainly unused Q.V. selection, incl. 1861 1d. rose-red pair variety imperforate between vertically, 1d. rose-red imperforate pairs (2), 1869 4d. yellow (2), 1875-78 perf. 11 to 121/2 x 15 1s. vermilion, 4d. deep blue, 1880 (June) 6d. bright green, 1s. bright vermilion, 5s. rose-red, 1881 1/2d. on 6d. unsevered pair, 1d. on 6d. (2), 1882-83 4d. ultramarine, 1885-93 6d. violet pair, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (74)
3287 | £1150
San Marino: A collection from 1877 to 1988 in one album incl. 1892-94 2l., 5l. used, 1929-35 set used, 1931 Air set mint, 1932 Garibaldi set, 1933 Zeppelin set mint, 1950-51 values to 500l. (used), 1951 Air 1,000l. used, Postage Dues etc., fair to fine.
3288 £210
Sarawak: 1892 (May 23) 1c. on 3c. brown on yellow, unused vertical pair, variety imperforate between, small part original gum, few imperfections. Ex Straus. S.G. 27b, cat. 750. Photo.
3291 £85
Seychelles: 1893 90c. on 96c., a mint block of four, slight paper adhesions, otherwise fine. S.G. 21, cat. 240+. Photo.
3292 £120
Seychelles: 1893 90c. on 96c. variety wide 0, a fine used example with Seychelles code 4 c.d.s. S.G. 21a, cat. 325. Photo.
3293 £260
Seychelles: 1900 1r.50 grey and carmine, variety repaired S [Pl. 2, Left pane, R. 7/3], fine used. S.G. 35a, cat. 800. Photo.
3294 £240
Seychelles: 1902 45c. on 2r.25 variety repaired S, fine used, colour a little suffused and small stain spots on reverse otherwise fine and rare. B.P.A. certificate (2009). S.G. 45b, cat. 1,200. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3295 £230
Seychelles: 1903 Watermark Crown CA 30c. violet and dull green, variety dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine used. S.G. 52a, cat. 500. Photo.
3297 £65
Seychelles: 1903 3c. on 18c. sage-green and carmine, a fine used block of four, scarce. S.G. 58, cat. 168+. Photo.
3299 £520
Seychelles: 1903 3c. on 18c. sage-green and carmine, variety dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine used. S.G. 58a, cat. 950. Photo.
3300 £350
Seychelles: 1906 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2r.25 purple and green, variety dented frame [Left pane, R. 1/6], fine used. S.G. 70a, cat. 1,000. Photo.
3302 £190
Seychelles: 1935 Silver Jubilee 6c. ultramarine and black, extra flagstaff [Pl. 1, R. 9/1] and flagstaff on right-hand turret [Pl. 5, R. 7/1] varieties, mint, the latter rather heavily mounted otherwise fine. S.G. 128a, d, cat. 675. Photo.
3303 £80
Seychelles: 1935 Silver Jubilee 6c. ultramarine and black, mint block of four, one with extra flagstaff [Pl. 1, R. 9/1], fine. S.G. 128, a, cat. 253+. Photo.
3304 £170
Seychelles: 1935 Silver Jubilee 20c. brown and deep blue, lower left corner marginal block of four, one with extra flagstaff [Pl. 1, R. 9/1], mint, fine. S.G. 130, a, cat. 385+. Photo.
3305 £80
Seychelles: 1935 Silver Jubilee 20c. brown and deep blue, mint block of four, one with extra flagstaff [Pl. 1, R. 9/1], mint, fine. S.G. 131, a, cat. 222+. Photo.
3306 £130
Seychelles: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1r. unmounted mint, variety short extra flagstaff [Pl. 2, R. 2/1], slight corner bend, otherwise fine. S.G. 131b, cat. 425. Photo.
3307 £170
Seychelles: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1r. slate and purple unmounted mint block of four, the lower left stamp showing lightning conductor variety [Pl. 3, R. 2/5], fine. S.G. 131, c, cat. 347+. Photo.
3308 | £260
Seychelles: 1938-49 1r. yellow-green, sixteen mainly fine used examples. S.G. 146, cat. 1,120.
3309 | £260
Seychelles: 1938-49 1r. yellow-green, eleven mainly fine used examples, four on small pieces, two (one on piece) cancelled by Victoria c.d.s. with wide squat 41 year slug. S.G. 146, cat. 1,120.
3310 £85
Seychelles: 1938-49 5r. red on ordinary paper, scarce fine used block of four cancelled by Victoria JA 8/48 c.d.s.s. S.G. 149a, cat. 152+.
3311 | £150
Seychelles: 1948 Silver Wedding 9c. (20, incl. a block cancelled at Grand Anse), 5r. (20, one cancelled at Praslin Grand Anse, another possibly at Valletta), mainly fine. S.G. 152, 153, cat. 800.
3314 | £140
Seychelles: 1948 Silver Wedding 5r., fourteen fine used examples. S.G. 153, cat. 560.
3320 | £260
Seychelles: Revenues: A collection with some duplication, mint or used, incl. Bill Stamps with 1897 5c. strip mint, Revenue Stamps, Mauritius overprint 5c. (2) to 1r. (less 50c.) mint, 25c. to 1r., 5r. used, Key Type 1894 4c. on 6c. (9), 4c. on 8c. (7), 4c. on 10c. (9), 4c. on 15c. (4), 1900 4c. on 8c. (6), 1902 2c. (4), 1904 4c. on 30c. (8), 1906 4c. (8), 1r., 5r., mainly fair to fine. (79)
3321 £85
Seychelles: Revenues: 1904 4c. on 30c. unmounted mint block of eighteen (6 x 3) with interpanneau margin at left, one with bend, otherwise mainly fine and scarce. Barefoot 17. Photo.
3324 £110
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: The SEYCHELLES Number Coded Datestamps, Code 1, 1895 (Aug. 16) good to fine strikes cancelling 15c. blue stationery envelope registered to Kiderlen in Germany, uprated by four 2c. pairs with R in circle, octagonal Australie transit and Ulm arrival backstamp, very slight staining. Photo.
3330 £250
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: The SEYCHELLES Letter Coded Datestamps: 1908 (Apr. 7) SIX CENTS on 15c. blue stationery square envelope registered to Switzerland with added 6c., 12c. and 45c. cancelled by fair to good code B c.d.s.s with R in circle below and arrival backstamp. Photo.
3336 | £150
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: A selection of K.G.VI cancellations with full 1938-49 and 1952 sets mainly fine, with Bay St. Anne and Grand Anse Bridge types, Cable and Wireless, Mah/Victoria Road, and an extensive range of violet ink trial datestamps on values to 5r. incl. three covers. (236 + 3 covers)
3337 £90
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: The asterisk code datestamps, a selection incl. rare Victoria type V14 on 1938-49 3c., 6c. and 30c., scarce La Digue with 6c. (2), 9c. and 18c. (2), also Bay St. Anne and Grand Anse Praslin with strikes on values to 1r. incl. some multiples. (52) Photo.
3338 | £450
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: A collection of K.G.VI covers sent between 1937 and 1955 variously franked and addressed incl. a number of scarce internal items incl. asterisk code cancellation covers from Anse Royale (11), Bay St. Anne Praslin (DE 28/49 to Victoria) and rare La Digue (registered MY 29/51 to England), also Victoria 1953 Jubilee cancellations, Bridge types, 1948 Silver Wedding 5r. (3) on covers (one first day), fair to fine. (38 covers)`
3340 | £210
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: Maritime Mails, a range of cancellations on adhesives incl. Messageries Maritimes Ligne T with circular type 1 on Q.V. values to 96c., octagonal type 3 in red or black incl. code 4 in red (used on the Ville de la Ciotat) on 1890 2c. and 8c. on small pieces, Ligne U type 1 on K.E.VII values to 15c. (4), Ligne V type 3 on Q.V. and K.E.VII values to 15c. (3), also German Ost-Afrikanische Hauptlinie c.d.s. on Q.V. 3c., 6c., paquebot marks, etc., fair to fiine. (108)
3342 £380
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: Village Datestamps: Anse Boileau: 1903 6c. carmine, cancelled by fine ANSE BOILEAU/SP 12/04 c.d.s., fine, very rare. Ex Forrest. Photo.
3346 | £380
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: Village Datestamps: Anse Royale, an extensive collection of strikes on Q.V. to Q.E.II adhesives, with a good range of 1st Series strikes sorted chronologically with Q.V. values to 1r.50 incl. 1896 18c. on 45c. (very early date 6 DE/01), 36c. on 45c. (5, incl. a pair), 1902 30c. on 1r., 45c. on 1r. (3), K.E.VII values to 1r.50 (7), 2r.25 (4), incl. slotted frame values to 15c., some revenue stamps, later with scarcer Bridge and asterisk types, etc. mainly fine with usual varying quality of strikes. (approx. 430)
3354 | £120
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: Village Datestamps: La Digue, a collection of strikes on Q.V. to Q.E.II adhesives, with 1st Series strikes on 1900 2c. (corner fault), 6c. and stationery cut-out, K.E.VII 2c. (10, incl. two pairs and a strip), 3c. (5, incl. a block) and 6c. (7), K.G. V values to 12c. (2), scarcer Bridge and asterisk types, etc. mainly fine with usual varying quality of strikes. (115)
3356 £420
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: Village Datestamps: Takamaka, 1901 3c. on 10c. bright ultramarine and brown cancelled by very fine TAKAMAKA/5 1/03 c.d.s. with code C sideways, the upper left corner rounded nevertheless attractive and an early date. Photo.
3357 £900
Seychelles: Cancellations and Covers: Village Datestamps: Takamaka, 1900 2c. orange-brown and green horizontal strip of three cancelled by two complete good to very fine strikes of TAKAMAKA/3 3/03 c.d.s. with code C sideways, an extremely rare multiple with early date. Photo.
3361 £150
Reference numbers are taken from Seychelles Picture Postcards 1903-1956 (2007, Second Edition Revised) by S.Hopson & J. Luke, Indian Ocean Study Circle Handbook No. 11. Cards are all different unless stated otherwise. Condition is noted only when differing notably from that to be expected from an unused or used card of this period. Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 1, published by S.S. Ohashi, the full set of ten cards unused except two used 1905 to France and England respectively. Photo.
3368 £180
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 2, Clich Erdula, the set of ten cards used 1904, 1905 to Portugal (3) or France, six franked 1903 6c., the others with 1893 3c. (2), 1903 3c. (2) or 3c. on 15c. pair, one with pre-cancelled 2c. and local name only. Photo.
3372 £200
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 3, published by S. Ohasi, the set of twelve cards unused (9, one with edge faults, another with ink note), two used 1904 to France (one from India), and the other used 1905 in England. Photo.
3376 £160
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 4 i), published by S. Ohashi, curved y and h in inscription, POSTCARD narrow, ten cards unused (8) or used 1905 to France, 1907 to England, also Valentines Series envelope for this Ohashi set or similar. (11 items. Photo.
3379 £170
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 4 ii), published by S. Ohashi, curved y and h in inscription, POST CARD. wide, thirteen cards used between 1906 and 1910 to England, France (2), Netherlands or Portugal, or with pre-cancelled adhesive (8, seven with Seychelles address). Photo.
3381 £140
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 4a, published by S. Ohashi, straight y and h in inscription, POST CARD sans serif, the set of twelve cards, unused (11, ten with various pre-cancelled adhesives and matching Seychelles addresses) or used (1907 to England, adhesive removed). Photo.
3384 £230
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 4b, published by S. Ohashi, large ornate inscription, POST CARD sans serif, seventeen cards used between 1907 and 1911 to France, Germany and the U.S.A. (amended to Printed matter and franked 3c. with Huissier of the Supreme Court personalised cachet), the others with pre-cancelled adhesive (11, nine with matching Seychelles address). Photo.
3385 £220
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 5 Outer Islands, dEmmerez de Charmoy, Granitic Islands, four unused cards and two used, one to Austria, the other in 1919 within Dorset, rare cards. (6) Photo.
3386 £55
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 5 Outer Islands, dEmmerez de Charmoy, Aldabra Island, two unused cards, one with minor stain, rare. Photo.
3387 £80
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 5 Outer Islands, dEmmerez de Charmoy, Assumption Island, the three cards, unused one with small corner fault, rare. Photo.
3388 £120
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 5 Outer Islands, dEmmerez de Charmoy, Astove Island, four cards unused and one used 1916 to Malta (slightly soiled and stamps removed but with Victoria c.d.s. showing year date inverted), rare cards. (5) Photo.
3389 £100
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 5 Outer Islands, dEmmerez de Charmoy, Menai Island, four cards unused and one used 1923 from Marseille to Corsica, rare cards. (5 ) Photo.
3390 £220
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 5 Outer Islands, dEmmerez de Charmoy, Picault Island, nine unused cards, one a little soiled, rare cards. Photo.
3391 £180
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 6, printed by S. Ohashi, small print on verso, 21 cards, eleven used between 1908 and 1913 to France (5), Scotland (2), England or the U.S.A. (3, one amended to Printed matter and franked 3c. with Huissier of the Supreme Court personalised cachet), the others unused (10, nine bearing pre-cancelled adhesives). Photo.
3392 £150
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 6, printed by S. Ohashi, small print on verso, the set of 24 cards, seventeen unused (four with pre-cancelled adhesive), the others used between 1909 and 1911 to France (4), England (2) or the U.S.A. Photo.
3395 £120
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 6a, printed by S. Ohashi, very small print on verso, the set of twelve cards, unused (10) or with pre-cancelled adhesive. Photo.
3397 £350
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 7, printed by S. Ohashi, red inscription, eighteen cards, unused (10, eight with pre-cancelled adhesive, most also with Seychelles address), or used 1911, 1912 to France (6), Austria or England (sent from Mombasa), also narrow sans serif inscription cards (Set 7a, Governors Library Visit) used 1911 to France. (19 cards)
3398 £170
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 7, printed by S. Ohashi, red inscription, twenty cards, two used (one 1916 to England, the other sent 1912 from Cape Town to Kent with interprovincial use of Transvaal 1d.), the others unused (four with pre-cancelled adhesive), also narrow sans serif inscription cards (Set 7a) unused. (22 cards) Photo.
3399 £350
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 8, Swiss Missionary, produced for the Scolasticat de Saint Maurice en Valais, illustrating the work of the Capuchin Franciscan missionaries in Africa etc., thirteen unused cards, very rare. Photo.
3402 £70
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 9, printed by S. Ohashi, green stock, the set of twelve cards, unused. Photo.
3403 £50
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 9, printed by S. Ohashi, green stock, ten cards unused (6, two with pre-cancelled adhesive) or used 1919, 1920 to France (2, one with adhesive removed) or England (2). Photo.
3406 £90
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 11, printed by F. Vel, heavy black lnscription, eight unused cards (7, four with pre-cancelled adhesive), the other used to Germany, also the narrow type inscription cards (Set No. 11a) unused and white slanting inscription cards (Set No. 11b) Clouds used 1937 to U.S.A. the other unused. (12 cards) Photo.
3408 £120
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 12, printed by F. Vel, E.H.H. ... Seychelles (without stop) imprint on verso, thirteen cards unused (four with pre-cancelled adhesive, one with message on reverse, another with some scuffs) and one used 1928 to Germany (adhesives removed). (14 cards) Photo.
3410 £220
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 13, printed by F. Vel, E.H.H. ... Seychelles. (with stop) imprint on reverse, 40 of the 46 recorded cards, unused (four with message on reverse), odd minor imperfection. Photo.
3411 £90
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 13, printed by F. Vel, E.H.H. ... Seychelles. (with stop) imprint on reverse, sixteen cards used (8) between 1930 to 1938 variously addressed, the others bearing pre-cancelled adhesives. Photo.
3412 £85
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 13, printed by F. Vel, E.H.H. ... Seychelles. (with stop) imprint on reverse, fifteen cards unused. Photo.
3413 £120
Seychelles: Postcards: Set No. 14, printed by C. Cosgrow, 22 coloured cards from the set of 25, unused (19, two with message on reverse) or used (unusually) 1930 to Czechoslovakia, 1931 to France and 1938 to England. Photo.
3414 £60
Seychelles: Postcards: Card Nos. Li, published by Goulamboussen Charifou fils of Digo-Suarez, cards numbered 38 and 39 used 1904 from Madagascar to France, also no. 39 unused. (3 cards) Photo.
3415 £120
Seychelles: Postcards: Card Nos. Lvi, Messageries Maritimes advertising cards, Lvis painting of Port Victoria card, five with MAHɔ top centre and list of countries unused (3, one with message on reverse) and used (2, from France to Madgascar and India to France respectively), another without list of countries and unlisted GRANDS VINS DE CHAMPAGNE DE SAINT-MARCEAUX imprint, unused, View of coconut palms card (6), showing five different advertising inscriptions: Bire Gruber, Chabanneau Cognac, Domaine Eckau, Kirsch Zoug and Piper-Heidsieck, all unused, a few minor imperfections. (12 cards) Photo.
3416 £150
Seychelles: Postcards: Card Nos. Lvii, Quasi-Religious cards with French inscriptions, seven cards unused (6), one slightly soiled, very rare. Photo.
3418 £150
Seychelles: Postcards: Card Nos. Lvii, Quasi-Religious cards with French inscriptions, Ecole des Filles de lAnse Royale, SEYCHELLES card franked 3c., 6c. and used 1917 (Nov. 11) to U.S.A. with violet double ring Beira censor cachet PASSOU PELA/BEIRA/CENSURA, rare. Photo.
3421 £680
Seychelles: Postcards: Various, an extensive collection, items unused or used, incl. cards from Sets 2 (6), 3 (4), 4 i) (4), 4 ii) (4), 4a (3), 4b (10), very scarce 5 (Longwood at Astove), 6 (9), 6a (5), 7 (6), 9 (6), 9a, 10 (2), 11 (6), 11a, 11b, 12 (5), 13 (5), 14 (7), rare Lvii (Takamaka Station), Lviii (2, Anse Boileau Church, exterior and interior), Pii (New Government House), and seven cards from the Paris Jardin des Plantes festuring the Seychelles Great Turtle. (97 cards)
3424 £150
Sierra Leone: 1896-97 1/2d. to 1 set all overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12), mainly fine with gum. Ex Straus. (13) S.G. 41s-53s, cat. 275.
3425 £210
Sierra Leone: 1912-21 5 orange and green, overprinted SPECIMEN, slight off-set on gum, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 130s, cat. 400. Photo.
3426 £150
Sierra Leone: 1963 Independence Anniversary 11s. on 1 unmounted mint, light staining on reverse otherwise fine. S.G. 269, cat. 650. Photo.
3427 | £780
Sierra Leone: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1859-74 6d. purple imperforate proofs (2, one handstamped SPECIMEN), 1872-73 watermark sideways 1d. imperforate plate proof overprinted CANCELLED, 1897 21/2d. on 6d. type 11 used, 1904-05 1 mint, 1912-21 1 mint, 1921-27 2 overprinted SPECIMEN, 1933 Wilberforce 5s. and 10s. mint, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (38)
3428 £1100
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 Woodblock 1d. (3) and 4d. (3), all with faults. Ex Straus. Photo.
3429 £500
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 1s. bright emerald-green, pair from the corner of the sheet, unused with large part original gum and good to large margins, folds in margins well clear of design. Ex Straus. S.G. 21, cat. 800. Photo.
3430 £420
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1871-76 5s. yellow-orange in a mint horizontal strip of three, few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 31, cat. 1,275+. Photo.
3431 | £3400
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1853 1d. brick-red on slightly blued paper used (5), 1855-63 1d. unused (2), used pair and two singles, 6d. used (3), 1s. used (9), 1863-64 1d. mint block of four, unused (3), used pair and block of four, 6d. unused (2), used (3), 1s. unused (2), used 3), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (119)
3432 £380
South Africa: Natal: 1902 1.10s., 5, 10 and 20 overprinted SPECIMEN, without gum, the 5 and 20 with vertical creases, fresh appearance. Ex Straus. S.G.143s, 144s, 145as, 145bs, cat. 1,010. Photo.
3433 | £3200
South Africa: Natal: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1857-61 3d. rose used (5, poor), 6d. green used (5, poor), 1861-62 3d. unused, 1862 imperforate 3d. blue on watermarked small Star pairs (2), 1863 1d. mint, 1863-65 1d. used strip of three, 1869 overprinted Postage type 7b. on 6d. unused, type 7c. on 1d. unused and used, type 7d on 1d. used, 3d. used, 1874-99 5s. mint (2), 1902 1.10s. unused, 5 possibly unused, 1904-08 1.10s. overprinted SPECIMEN (no gum), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (112)
3434 | £350
South Africa: Natal: Telegraphs: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1881 to 1 used, range of revenues, some used telegraphically, etc. Ex Lee. (74)
3437 | £50
South Africa: Zululand: 1888-93 1/2d. to 1s. (less 1d.) all handstamped SPECIMEN with and without gum, fair to fine.
3438 £250
South Africa: Zululand: 1888-93 5s. rose, mint, faintly soiled, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1985). S.G. 11, cat. 650. Photo.
3439 £400
South Africa: Zululand: 1888-93 5s. rose, very fine used with part Eshowe c.d.s. R.P.S. certificate (1986). S.G. 11, cat. 750. Photo.
3440 £220
South Africa: Zululand: 1894-96 5 purple and black on red, overprinted SPECIMEN, hinge remainders on gum, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 29s, cat. 450. Photo.
3441 | £520
South Africa: Zululand: A small selection, incl. 1888-93 1/2d. to 5s. (less 1d. 21/2d.) handstamped SPECIMEN, mint to 1s., 1894-96 to 4s. mint, also set to 1 (less 1/2d.) overprinted SPECIMEN, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (43)
3442 | £380
South Africa: Anglo-Boer War: A selection of covers, cards and pieces on leaves, incl. British Army c.d.ss, censor marks, etc. (99 items)
3443 £150
South Africa: Mafeking Siege Issues: 1900 Type 2 unserifed overprint 2s. on British Bechuanaland 1s. green, used with AP 30/1900 c.d.s., a little colour washed but scarce (570 produced). S.G. 16, cat. 500. Ceremuga certificate (2002) Photo.
3447 | £170
South Africa: A collection of the bilingual issues, 1926 to 1954, on covers, incl. range of rates, registered mail, flown covers, postal stationery, etc. (131 items)
3448 | £150
South Africa: Covers, a group of W.W.II items incl. some South West Africa, with postage due, registered, official, telegram, Christmas, charity and propaganda labels, etc. (83)
3450 | £520
South Africa: Airmails, a selection on leaves, incl. 1925 set mint and used (2, one on flown cover), 6d. imperforate proof in carmine, 1929 1s. imperforate proofs (5), etc. (65)
3451 | £210
South Africa: A selection, incl. Cape of Good Hope with 1855-63 6d. pale rose-lilac used with R.P.S. certificate (1952), 1s. bright yellow-green used, 1863-64 1d. deep carmine-red and 4d. blue mint, 1879 3d. on 4d. with variety PENCB used, etc., varied condition. (48)
3452 | £240
South Africa: A small selection, incl. 1913-24 to 10s. mint, 1 used, 1927-30 10s. mint pair, etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (50)
3455 £90
South West Africa: 1980-89 Wildlife 14c. with variety black omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 358c var, S.A.C.C. 472a. Photo.
3456 £880
South West Africa: 1980 Dams 20c. in an imperforate plate strip of five with variety 5c. value instead of 20c., very fine unmounted mint. S.G. 372 var, EC NAM744a, S.A.C.C.378a. Photo.
3459 | £520
Sudan: An accumulation of approximately 250 covers and cards with items from both World Wars incl. censored, P.O.W., stationery, airmails, also some Egypt, etc.
3460 | £320
Sudan: An accumulation of approximately 250 mainly internal covers and cards, over half are registered, 52 being registered stationery envelopes, etc.
3461 | £260
Sudan: An accumulation of 1950s and 1960s mainly native registered covers with some stationery and a range of different cancellations. (approx. 250)
3462 | £1150
Sudan: A neatly written up and presented collection from 1897 to 1954 on leaves incl. 1897 overprints to 10m. used, 1898 1m. to 10p. set mint, 1902-21 1m. to 10p. set mint, 1931-37 Airs, 1941 to 20p. both mint and used, postage dues incl. 1948 set in marginal mint pairs and used, Officials with 1913-22 to 10p. (4) used, 1948 set to 50p. in mint pairs, 1950 Air set used f.d.i. on O.H.M.S. envelope, Army 1906-11 to 10p. used, selection of covers incl. censored mail, airmails, stationery, cancellation interest, etc. (100s)
3463 £160
Swaziland: 1968 INDEPENDENCE 1/2c., variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 142a, cat. 400. Photo.
3464 £170
Swaziland: 1968 INDEPENDENCE 1/2c., variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 142a, cat. 400. Photo.
3466 £750
Sweden: 1910-19 Gustav V 55ore light blue and 80ore black, both fine mint, scarce. Ex Straus. Facit Sk. 34,000. Photo.
3467 £80
Sweden: Postage Dues: 1877-82 6re, perf. 13, variety printed on both sides, unused, rounded corner but very rare. Facit L14v2, cat. SEK 12,000. Heijtz certificate (2011) Photo.
3468 | £1200
Sweden: A mainly used selection on stockleaves, incl. 1855-58 4sk. (14), 6sk. (5), 8sk. (2) and 24sk. (2), 1858-72 9ore (5), 1862-72 17ore purple unused (2), used (2), 1891-1911 to 1kr. mint (2), 1903 5k. mint, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (215)
3469 | £600
Switzerland: A collection in an album, mint and used issues from 1850 to 1991 incl. 1918 Official small overprint 20c., 25c., 30c. mint, Charities, Airs, Miniature Sheets with 1934 NABA mint, 1945 PAX set mint, International Organizations etc., varied condition.
3470 | £140
Switzerland: A mint and used collection from 1844 to 1980 in varied condition in two albums with range of early issues incl. some covers and cards, Airs, Charity sets, etc. (100s)
3471 | £350
Tanganyika: A small selection, incl. 1917-21 50r. carmine and green unused, 1922-24 watermark upright 1 mint, 1927-31 1 mint (2), etc., varied condition. Ex Straus. (10)
3472 | £1300
Trinidad and Tobago: A mainly Q.V. selection on stockleaves, incl. Trinidad 1859 4d. grey-lilac used, 6d. green used (2), 1863-80 perf. 121/2 4d. grey unused strip of three, 1869 5s. rose-lake mint, 1896-1906 1 mint, Trinidad and Tobago 1913-23 1 mint (2), 1921-22 1 mint, 1922-28 1 mint (2), etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (118)
3473 | £650
Trinidad and Tobago: A collection of issues from 1851 to 1986 in an album incl. Trinidad with a range of Britannia types mainly used with values to 1s. incl. 1852-60 (1d.) slate-blue used, 1883-95 5s. mint, 1896-1906 set to 1 optd. SPECIMEN, Tobago 1879 3d. mint, 1883 21/2d. on 6d. used, Trinidad and Tobago mainly all mint incl. 1913-23 5s. (2, shades), 1, 1921-22 to 1, 1922-28 1, 1935-37 to 72c., 1938-44 to $4.80, Q.E.II definitive sets, commemoratives and miniature sheets, a few watermark varieties, postage dues, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
3476 £90
Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad: 1883-94 1/2d. to 4d. and 1s. locally handstamped SPECIMEN, 1d. with crease otherwise fine with gum, scarce. S.G. 106s-110s, 112s. Photo.
3477 £90
Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad: 1896-1906 1d. dull purple and rose, type II with oval O, fine mint, scarce. S.G. 116, cat. 325. Photo.
3478 £210
Trinidad and Tobago: Tobago: 1885-96 1s. olive-yellow, showing Slash flaw, fine used. Ex Straus. S.G. 24b, cat. 425. Photo.
3479 | £880
Trinidad and Tobago: Tobago: A Q.V. selection, incl. 1879 5s. used, 1883 21/2d. on 6d. with variety large 2 with long tail mint, 1885-96 1s. olive-yellow mint strip of three, one showing slash flaw, 1891-92 21/2d. on 4d. with variety malformed CE in PENCE used, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (69)
3480 | £80
Turkey: 1922-23, selection of ten covers and cards and three pieces sent from F.P.O.s 11 to 14 to UK during the Chanak or Dardanelles Crisis.
3481 | £1600
Turkey: A selection of mainly early issues, incl. 1863-64 issues with 1pi. black on purple variety yellow back, 1868-76 10pa. with variety word at left as type 5a unused, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (235)
3482 | £400
Turkey: A mint and used collection on leaves, issues from 1863 with 1911 Sultans Visit internal mail 50p. values for Pristina, Salonika and Uskub mint, 1928 Exhibition set mint, 1935 Congress set mint etc., varied condition.
3483 £110
Turks Islands: Incoming Mail: 1870 (Jan. 17) cover from London, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 DH tied by London duplex, with Turks Islands receiving mark on reverse. Photo.
3484 £190
Turks Islands: Incoming Mail: 1870 (July 18) cover from London, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 EE tied by London duplex, with Turks Islands receiving mark on reverse. Photo.
3485 £150
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1881 Setting 10 1/2 on 1d. unused block of four, part original gum, showing types 9 and 10 (two of each), fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 17, 18, cat. 290+. Photo.
3486 | £920
Turks and Caicos Islands: A Q.V. selection, incl. 1867 6d. black mint pair and single, 1s. mint strip of three, 1873-79 1s. lilac used (repaired), 1881 1/2 on 6d. used, 21/2 on 6d. type 18 unused, 21/2 on 1s. type 25 unused, 4 on 6d. type 28 unused, etc., mixed condition. Ex Straus. (52)
3487 £260
Uganda: 1977 (Aug.) 80c. on 60c. variety surcharge omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four with sheet margin at right, and normal issued block for comparison, scarce. S.G. 198a, cat. 720, EC UGA396a, cat. 1,000. Photo.
3488 £90
United States of America: 1775 entire to London, backstamped straight line N YORK NO 15 and London 18/DE Bishopmark. Photo.
3490 £420
United States of America: 1893 Columbus $5 black, unused with part original gum, small imperfections, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 250, cat 2,250. Photo.
3491 £210
United States of America: 1893 Columbus $5 black, used, small imperfections, otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. 250, cat 900. Photo.
3492 | £12000
United States of America: A valuable accumulation on stockleaves, incl. 1847-50 5c. (5), 10c. used, 1851-57 5c. red-brown used, 12c. (5) used, 1857-61 5c. (3), 10c. (5), 12c. (5), 24c. (4), 90c. (2, one unused), used, 1861-62 90c. (5) used, 1869 12c. (11), 15c. type I, type II (12), 24c. (7), 30c. (3), 90c. (4) used, 1893 Columbus to $1 (4) unused, 1895 $2 bright blue mint, 1898 Omaha to 50c. unused, used to 50c. (14), $1., 1901 Pan-American sets mint (2), 1922-32 to $5 mint, Confederate States, etc., very mixed condition. Ex Straus. (100s)
3493 | £160
Vatican City: A collection in an album, mint and used issues from 1929 incl. 1933 set mint or used, 1935 Judicial mint or used, 1935 Catholic Press set used, 1949 UPU set mint, 1952 Stamp Centenary sheet mint, extensive later issues to 1984, varied condition.
3494 £300
Zanzibar: 1908-09 100r. black and steel-blue, unused, fine and scarce. Ex Straus. S.G. 244, cat 950. Photo.