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

Sale number: 90

Wednesday 24th September 2014

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1 | £19000
A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in four stockbooks, incl. Aden, Antigua with 1913 5s. grey-green and violet, 1938-51 set, 1921-29 1/2d. to 1 set, 1932 Tercentenary set, Ascension 1924-33 set, 1934 set, 1938-53 perf. 13 2s.6d. with 'davit' flaw, Australian States, South Australia 1904-11 1 blue, Tasmania 1892-22 1/2d. to 1, Australia, Bahamas 1884-90 1, Bermuda with 1920-21 Tercentenary set (both), 1938-53 perf. 14 to 1, British Guiana 1934-51 set, British Honduras 1913-21 $5, Burma 1937 to 15r., 1937 Official set, Canada 1928-29 set, 1930-31 set, 1942-48 War Effort in blocks of four, Cayman Islands 1932 Centenary set, 1935 set, Ceylon, Cyprus 1928 Anniversary set, 1934 set, 1938-51 set, Dominica 1908-20 set, 1923-33 to 1, Falkland Islands 1898 2s.6d., 5s., 1933 Centenary set, 1938-50 to 1, Gambia 1922-29 to 10s., Gibraltar 1912-24 set, 1925-32 to 1, 1938-51 set, Gold Coast 1913-21 20s., Great Britain with 1911-13 1 deep green, 1913 10s., 1929 P.U.C. 1, 1934 re-engraved set, 1939-48 sets (5), Hong Kong 1891 further surcharged $1 on 96c. purple on red, Postal Fiscal 1891 $5 on $10, 1948 Silver Wedding set, 1962-73 set unmounted, India 1902-11 15r., 1911-22 set, 1926-33 set, 1937-40 set, Officials, Jamaica, Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika 1922-27 set to 1, 1935-37 set, Leeward Islands 1921-32 1 with broken Crown and scroll, Malaya and States with Straits Settlements 1867 11/2c. on 1/2a. to 4c. on 1a., 1892-99 set also extra $5 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Kelantan 1937-40 set, Selangor 1895-99 set to $25 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Malta 1886 5s., 1904-14 set, 1922-26 to 1 watermark upright (2), 1926 set, Mauritius 1900-05 to 5r., 1910 to 10r., Newfoundland 1897 sets (3), 1910 set, Nigeria with Northern Nigera 1900 10s., 1912 to 1, 1914-22 1 die II, 1936 set, North Borneo 1939 set, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 set, 1938-52 set, Nyasaland 1913-21 10 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Rhodesia, watermark Mult. Crown CA to 1, Script CA to 15s. (unmounted), 1934 Centenary set, St. Lucia, Seychelles 1938-49 set, Sierra Leone 1896-97 set, 1912-21 to 1, 1932 set, 1933 Wilberforce set, Somaliland 1912-19 set, Southern Rhodesia, Swaziland 1933 set, Tanganyika 1922-24 set, Trinidad and Tobago 1921-22 set, Zululand 1888-93 set, 1894-96 set to 1, also set to 5 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', also some U.S.A., etc., varied condition. (100s)
2 | £7200
1937 to 1952 comprehensive collection in a K.G.VI album, with most countries complete for basic issues, sets mainly mixed mint and used, with mint incl. Aden 1937 Dhow 5r. and 10r., Australia B.C.O.F. 1946-48 set, Bahawalpur complete with Officials (1945 Official 1a. black and brown used), Bahrain 1938-41 5r. to 25r., Burma 1937 10r., Official sets, Falkland Is. and Dependencies, Fiji 1940 postage dues, Gilbert and Ellice Is. 1940 postage dues, Great Britain overprinted sets, many Indian States incl. Bijawar 1937 Official set, Chamba 1938 3p. to 10r., 1942-47 on 1937 1/2a. and 1a., on 1940-43 set, Cochin, Gwalior, Jaipur, Jind 1937-38 set to 25r., 1941-43 to 25r. (less 15r.), Patiala 1937-38 to 25r. (low values and 1r. used), Kuwait 1939 to 15r., Malayan States incl. Johore 1938 postage dues, Kelantan 1937-40 $2, Perak 1938-41 $2, Trengganu 1937 postage dues, New Guinea 1939 Air set, New Hebrides 1938 to 10f. and postage dues to 1f., New Zealand Postal Fiscal 1931-40 4 (used), 1940 11s. on 11s., 1940-58 values to 5 (mainly used), North Borneo 1939 $1 and $2, plus $5 used, 1939 postage dues, Samoa 1945-53 2s.6d. to 5, Sarawak 1945 B.M.A. $1 to $10, South Africa with most Officials incl. 1940 10s. (''OFFICIAL'' at left), Southern Rhodesia 1951 4d. dull grey-green postage due, Sudan 1936-46 Official set, West Indies, 1948-49 Silver Wedding sets complete (a few used), etc., varied condition with some with toned gum, majority fine. (1,000s)
3 | £4000
A mint accumulation of K.E.VII to Q.E.II in packets, incl. Australia, Brunei, Cyprus 1938-51 to 1, Cyrenaica 1950 set, Fiji 1938-55 to 1 (2), Falkland Islands 1938-50 to 1 (2), 1952 set (unmounted), Gibraltar 1912-24 to 8s., Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1940 Postage Due set, Hong Kong 1938-52 to $10 green and violet (2), Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika 1903-04 10r., 1938-54 to 1 perf. 113/4 x 13, Kuwait 1939 set (unmounted), Leeward Islands, Malaya Trengganu 1921-41 MCA $5., 1937 Postage Due set, New Hebrides 1938 to 10f., North Borneo, Orange River Colony 1903-04 set, Pakistan 1947 to 25r., Bahawalpur, Rhodesias with Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 sets (2), Singapore, etc., varied condition. (100s)
4 | £1500
An all World collection in 25 albums, mostly Q.V. to early Q.E.II Commonwealth and G.B., incl. Australia with States and 'roos to 1 used, British Guiana, British Honduras, Brunei, Gibraltar 1899-96 values to 5p. mint, India and States with officials, Malta from 1863 incl. 1886 5s. rose watermark inverted used, 1899-1901 set used, 1914-21 to 2s.6d. mint or used, Mauritius, New Zealand Chalons (8), 1874-78 to 1s. used, Nigerias, also Great Britain 1840 1d. black (2, faults), 1864-79 1d. red plates 71-224 complete used (less 77), 1887-92 set to both 1s. with shades used, K.E.VII to 5s. used, also range of officials to 1s. used, few covers, presentation packs etc., also some Europe incl. France from 1853 imperfs., Germany, Switzerland from 1854, etc., mixed condition (1,000s)
6 | £4800
A mint and used Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in a stockbook and stockleaves, incl. Fiji, Gambia 1902-05 set mint, 1912-22 set mint, 1922-29 to 10s. mint, Gold Coast 1904-06 to 2s.6d. mint, Grenada, Ireland 1922-23 10s. mint, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Mauritius, Morocco Agencies, New Zealand, Nigeria 1936 set mint, Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 set mint, Rhodesia, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Seychelles 1938-49 to 5r. (2) mint, Sierra Leone, Southern Rhodesia, South West Africa with 1931 set mint, Sudan 1935 Gordon set mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
7 | £2100
A Q.V. to K.G.VI mint and used collection in six albums incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 used, Australia and States, British Levant, Cyprus, Falkland Is. 1904 5s. used, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, India and States, Malayan States incl. Perak 1895-99 $3 mint, Morocco Agencies, North Borneo, New Zealand officials, Rhodesia, Sarawak, Seychelles, Straits Settlements, many 1935 Silver Jubilee sets, etc. (few 1,000s)
8 | £1100
A mint and used K.G.VI collection in an S.G. printed album incl. Aden 1937 5r. used, Ascension 1938-53 3d. black and ultramarine mint, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Malaya and States, Malta, North Borneo 1939 Postage Due set mint, Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 11/2d. yellow-brown with 'tick bird' flaw mint, etc. (100s)
9 | £1650
A collection of Foreign countries in fairly well filled New Ideal albums volumes II and III incl. Austria from imperfs., Belgium, China 1897 Red Revenue 1c. on 3c. mint, surch. type 19 2c. on 3c. used, Japanese P.O's in China 1900-08 5y. and 10y. used, France from imperfs., quantity of French Colonies incl. Algeria, Cameroun, French Polynesia, Indo-China, Ivory Coast 1906-07 set mint or used, Mauritania 1906-07 set mint, Wallis and Futuna Is., Germany and States, Iran, Italy 1863-65 2l. used, 1891-97 5l. mint, 1911 Jubilee used, 1933 Zeppelin set mint, Colonies, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal and Colonies, Romania, Russia, Scandinavia, quantity of South and Central America, etc., varied condition. (1,000s)
10 | £4800
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation on leaves and stockcards, incl. Bahamas 1901-03 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Basutoland, Bermuda, British Guiana, British Levant, Cyprus, Fiji, Jamaica, Malayan States with Straits Settlements 1906-07 4c. on 12c. mint pair, one with no stop after ''CENTS'', Johore 1904-10 to $5 mint, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat 1903 and 1908-14 sets overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', New Zealand, Nigeria with Biafra 1968 2s.6d. with red overprint omitted mint, North Borneo with 1922 Malaya-Borneo 3c. used on piece and 10c. mint, both with stop after ''EXHIBITION'', Rhodesia, Saint Helena 1908-11 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1922-37 1/2d. with torn flag mint, 2d. with broken mainmast mint, Saint Lucia 1863 (6d.) with watermark reversed used, Seychelles, Sierra Leone 1921-27 set mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
11 | £2100
A mainly mint British Commonwealth collection in five albums, three stockbooks and loose, incl. Fiji 1938-55 set, Malayan States with Malacca, Penang, Maldive Islands with 1906 set, Malta 1956-58 set, Mauritius, Nauru 1937-48 set, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea 1932-40 to 10s., Pitcairn Islands, Tonga 1923-24 surcharged set of singles and set (less 2d. on 1s.) in blocks of four, etc. (many 100s)
12 | £1650
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in fourteen albums, with Q.E.II used in a New Age album incl. Ascension 1963 to 1, Bechuanaland 1955-58 to 10s. used, Cyprus 1955-60 and 1960-61 sets to 1 used, Fiji 1954-59 to 1, K.G.VI Bermuda Keyplates, Q.V. to K.G.V Gambia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong 1891 Jubilee 2c. with broken ''1'' unused, India 1895 2r. to 5r. mint, K.E.VII to 15r. used, Indian States, Ireland, Malta, Pitcairn Is. 1946 Victory 3d. with flagstaff flaw used, Rhodesia Double Heads and Admirals, etc.
13 | £1150
A British Empire collection in New Imperial albums volumes I and II, incl. Australia and States, Canada with 1864 2c. used, Great Britain, India and States, New Zealand, North Borneo 1911 $10 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Rhodesia, Zanzibar with a range of ''SPECIMEN'' overprints with 1896 1r. to 5r., 1899-1901 1r. to 5r., 1904 2a. to 5r., 1908-09 1r. to 5r., 1913 2r. to 5r., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
14 | £1450
An all World collection in eleven albums or stockbooks, and loose in two cartons incl. G.B., British Empire, China, much France and Colonies incl. 1849-52 1f. carmine used, 1917-19 War Orphans 1f. + 1f. used, 1927 Air overprinted 2f. and 5f. mint, 1930 Sinking Fund 1f.50 + 3f.50 mint, 1931 Sinking Fund 1f.50 + 3f.50 used, 1936 South Atlantic Flight 10f. green used, 1937 PEXIP miniature sheet used, telegraphs, Greece 1896 Olympics to 5d. used, Indo-China, Iran incl. 1920s covers, U.S.A. 1893 Columbus $1, $3, $4 and $5 mint (some faults), Japan telegraphs to 1y. used, loose in packets, covers, postal stationery, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
15 | £1100
A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in ten albums, mainly mint incl. Aden 1939-48 to 10r., 1953-63 to both 20s., Ascension 1956 to 10s., 1963 Birds to 1, Australia 1937-49 Robes thick paper 5s. to 1, British Virgin Is. 1938-47 to 1, 1956-62 to $4.80, Bahamas 1942 Landfall set, 1954-63 to 1, Basutoland 1954-58 to 10s., Bermuda 1953-62 to 1, Cayman Is. 1953-62 to 1, Falkland Is. Dependencies 1946-49 thick and thin Maps, Fiji 1954-59 to 1, Gambia 1963 Birds to 1, G.B. overprinted incl. Kuwait 1948-49 to 10r. on 10s., Hong Kong 1941 Centenary set, Malta K.G.VI sets to 10s., 1956-58 to 1, also f.d.c's and S.M.O.M. selection, New Zealand Health miniature sheets, Singapore 1955-59 to $5, 1962-66 to $5, Trinidad and Tobago 1938-44 to $4.80, also a few K.G.V and airmail covers, etc., varied condition, mainly fine unmounted. (few 1,000s)
16 | £1850
A Q.V. to K.G.V collection of British West Indies philatelic covers incl. Antigua with 1903-07 Watermark Crown CC 1/2d. to 6d. used on 1911 2d. registered envelope (H2) addressed to Bohemia, 1s. on chalky paper used on 1907 cover registered to Germany, 1908-17 2s. used on 1913 local cover, 1921-29 values to 1 used on 1930 unaddressed O.H.M.S. envelope, Barbados with 1855-58 (1d.) pale blue on 1856 entire to St. Kitts, 1892-1903 1/4d. to 1d., 21/2d. to 2s.6d. blue-black and orange, used on 1896 cover with address obscured, Bermuda with 1883-1904 1/2d. deep grey-green, 1d. carmine-rose and 3d. used on 1897 envelope registered to Germany, 1880 4d., 1883-1904 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 21/2d., 3d., 6d., 1s. and 1901 1/4d. on 1s, used on 1903 envelope registered to Switzerland, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Leeward Islands 1897 Sexagenary 1s. green and carmine, used on 1906 cover registered from Antigua to Germany, Nevis, etc., mainly good to fine. (approx. 54)
17 | £2100
A Q.V. to K.G.V mint and used collection in a New Ideal album incl. Australia and States, Barbados 1920-21 Victory set mint (both 1d's and 3d. used), British Guiana 1882 type 26 1c. and 2c. unused, type 27 1c. and 2c. used, Canada 1897 Jubilee 8c. mint, values to 15c. used, 1908 Quebec set used (1/2c. mint), later sets to $1 used, Cape of Good Hope 1902-04 5s. mint, G.B. 1840 1d. used, surface printed used, K.E.VII 5s. mint, 10s. and 1 used, Hong Kong 1912-21 $10 used, India and States, Iraq, Ireland 1922-23 overprints mint and used, Mauritius, Nauru 1924-48 to 10s. mint (less 5s., mixed papers), Nyasaland 1935 Jubilee 2d. mint with 'bird by turret' variety, Southern Rhodesia, Virgin Is. 1935 Jubilee 1d. and 11/2d. mint with 'kite and horizontal log' varieties, etc., varied condition. (many 100s)
18 | £980
A mainly mint British West Indies collection in four albums, incl. Barbados, British Guiana 1934-51 set, British Honduras, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Jamaica 1938-52 5s. line perf. 14 used, Montserrat 1932 set, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago 1922-28 set, etc., varied condition. (many 100s)
19 | £1150
A British Commonwealth collection in ten albums and stockbooks, and on leaves incl. Ideal album vol. 1 to 1914, New Ideal to 1936 A-Z, two K.G.VI Crown albums, New Imperial album vol. 2, some remaindered but many good ranges with better values, Egypt mint 1950s and 1960s, Biafra postal history, G.B. pre-stamp covers, packets, mixed condition.
20 | £650
An all World collection in three Imperial albums incl. Australian States, Belgium, France, Germany, G.B. 1840 1d. (2), Hong Kong, India, Japan, Russia, Straits Settlements, U.S.A., etc., varied condition (1,000s)
21 | £1900
A collection in thirteen albums incl. G.B., Falkland Is. from 1891 incl. 1904-12 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1912-20 5s. maroon mint, 1921-28 1/2d. to 3s. mint, Q.E.II to 2013 unmounted mint incl. definitives, miniature sheets, booklets, watermark varieties, Gibraltar from 1889, 1912-24 2s. mint, 4s. used, Q.E.II to 2013, Hong Kong from 1863 mint and used incl. surcharges, K.E.VII and K.G.V values to 50c. mint, $1 used, 1946 Victory set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', 1948 Silver Wedding $10 unmounted mint, a few covers and postal stationery, booklets, Q.E.II to 2013 unmounted mint incl. definitive sets to $50, China banknotes, etc.
22 | £1150
An all World collection in five large albums with mint and used Commonwealth incl. Bahrain, Burma K.G.VI sets, Cyprus 1955-60 and 1960-61 to 1 used, India, Kuwait, Foreign incl. China from 1885, Air Mails, 1949 Gold Yuan surcharges, Taiwan, Egypt Occupation of Gaza 1955-56 to E1 mint, France and Colonies, Germany and Colonies, Greenland, Iran, Italy 1948 Centenary set to 100l. mint, Italian Colonies incl. Somalia 1926-31 Parcel Post to 10l. mint, Portugal and Colonies, etc.
24 | £1150
An all World accumulation in twenty-four albums, leaves and loose, contained in four cartons, incl. Batum, China, France with 1936 Air 50f. ultramarine on rose mint, Colonies, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Spain and Colonies with Spanish Morocco, Vatican, etc. (1,000s)
25 | £550
A used all World collection in a Schaubek album incl. Belgium, British Central Africa, Germany, G.B. 1840 1d and 1867 5s., Hong Kong, India, Italy, Jamaica, Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, etc. in mixed condition (100s)
26 | £650
Various in two albums, a stockbook, cover album and loose, incl. Germany, Palestine, Israel incl. 1948 Coins set with full tabs used, military mail, etc. (many 100s)
27 | £800
A British Empire collection in eighteen albums, incl. Falkland Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong, Malaya and States, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, etc. (1,000s)
28 | £520
A mainly mint British Africa collection in two albums, incl. Bechuanaland 1961 1r. on 10s. type I, Gambia, Nyasaland 1938-44 set with 10s. on ordinary paper, Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, Zanzibar, etc., varied condition. (100s)
29 | £700
A Foreign countries accumulation in three albums, seven stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. Belgium, Brazil, France 1936 Banknote 50f. Air mint, 1936 South Atlantic Flight set mint, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Thailand, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
31 | £1000
An all World collection in five albums with an interesting selection of early classics, some very fine, mixed with later issues, incl. Australian States, Barbados 1897 2s.6d. mint, Mauritius 1859 2d. blue used, Brazil 1843 60r. Bull's Eye used, Finland 1856 10k. with pen cancellation, French Colonies, German Colonies, Macau, Russia locals, Spitsbergen locals, etc. (100s)
32 | £780
A collection in three albums with G.B. incl. 1840 1d. (3), 2d., range of surface printed, used, 1948 Olympics 3d. with Crown flaw and the flaw retouched in mint positional blocks, 1947 (Oct.) 2s.6d. booklet, 1937 Lundy Atlantic Air Services cover, Telegraph 5s. plate 1 used, Cyprus 1880 1/2d. plate 15 mint, British Occupation of Italian Colonies sets to 10s. mint, Falkland Is. 1878 1d. claret mint, 1938-50 set to 1 mint, Gold Coast 1882 2d. bisect on piece, Foreign countries, etc. (100s)
34 | £750
A collection in an early Ideal album incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used (2), 1840 1d. Mulready lettersheet unused, 1938 K.G.VI controls and booklet panes, inverted wmks., Hong Kong 1891 Jubilee 2c. mint, Newfoundland, Nyasaland 1913-21 10s. mint, Southern Rhodesia, etc. (100s)
35 | £650
A collection in nine albums incl. G.B. 1d. Plates, Officials incl. Govt. Parcels 1902 2d. block of four used, Austria, Austrian Levant, France from 1849, Air Mails, Postage Dues, German States, Germany 1937 Brown Ribbon overprinted miniature sheet mint, West Germany used, Russia 1860s Arms issues, South America, China in Strand album, etc.
36 | £420
A British West Indies collection in six albums, incl. good ranges of Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Saint Vincent, etc., poor to fine. (1,000s)
37 | £450
A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in an album and on leaves, incl. Niger Coast 1897-98 to 10s. mint, St. Kitts-Nevis, Sudan 1935 Gordon set mint, Trinidad and Tobago, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
38 | £650
A collection in four albums and three stockbooks incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used, Canada 1897 Jubilee 50c. mint, Ireland, New Zealand, Syria, Thailand from first issues incl. 1885-87 1t. on 1 solot indigo used, 1892-99 surcharges, later sets mint and used, a few all World covers, etc. (100s)
39 | £550
An all World collection in five albums incl. a well filled Strand, and loose, with G.B. 1840 1d. used, 1935 Jubilee 2s. and 1936 K.E.VIII 2s. booklets, 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 mint, Hong Kong, India and States, Malayan States, Germany West Berlin 1950s sets used, China with locals incl. Kewkiang 1894 1/2c. to 40c. mint, Japan, covers, etc. (1,000s)
40 | £680
A mainly mint selection of British Empire on stockcards and leaves incl. Bermuda 1938-53 (line perf.) 2s.6d. (fourth printing), 10s. (third printing), also fiscally used 12s.6d. (31), Jamaica, 1916 (Sept.-Dec.) War Stamp 3d. purple on lemon, mint single from the right of the sheet, showing ''S'' in ''STAMP'' omitted, Rhodesia, 1910-13 perf. 14 10d. scarlet-vermilion and maroon (RSC C), large part original gum, B.P.A. certificate (2003), Sierra Leone, 1897 Stamp Duty Provisionals, 21/2d. on 1s. dull lilac type 10, mint, a few faults, fair to fine.
42 | £580
A British Empire mint and used collection in four albums, strength in British Africa incl. Gambia, Nyasaland 1898 cheque stamp without control number used, Rhodesia Double Heads and Admirals, South Africa, S.W.A., Transvaal, others incl. Hong Kong 1946 Victory 30c. with 'extra stroke' variety mint, India, etc. (100s)
44 | £300
An all World collection in eleven albums, mostly used, incl. G.B. Q.V. to 1s. used, Australia and States, Austria, Canada, France and Colonies, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Latin America, Malayan States, New Zealand, U.S.A., etc., mixed condition (1,000s)
45 | £500
A collection in six albums and in packets, with Ascension from 1975 Satellites to 1989 Shells, British Virgin Islands 1974 Shells to 1989 Methodist Church, Cayman Islands 1975 Easter to 1988 Princess Alexandra, Christmas Island 1978 Visitors to 1985 Christmas, Hong Kong 1973 Year of the Hare to 1989 Buildings, Pitcairn Islands 1975 Ships to 1989 Islands, Tristan da Cunha 1976 Festival to 1989 Museum Exhibits, all largely complete, with some miniature sheets and watermark varieties, mainly fine unmounted mint, also some G.B. regionals, complete sheets, auction catalogues, etc. (100s)
47 | £620
A World collection in six albums incl. a Senf and two Lincolns, with G.B. 1840 1d. used, India Q.V. mint, India telegraphs, China, Brazil, Japan, Netherlands, Norway 1907-10 1k. to 2k. mint, Thailand, loose in packets, etc. (few 1,000s)
48 | £300
An all World collection in six albums, a small pocket stockbook and loose, incl. Bermuda with World War II censored covers (4), France, Great Britain with 1840 1d. black used, 1887-92 1 green BD used, U.S.A., etc. (many 100s)
49 | £580
An all World collection in fifteen albums and stockbooks, and loose in two cartons, incl. G.B. 1840 1d. (2) used, 1925 Wembley set in unmounted mint blocks of four (1d. block split vertical perfs.), mint decimal issues, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, U.S.A., some covers, etc., mixed condition. (few 1,000s)
50 | £260
An accumulation in an album, a stockbook, on eaves and loose, incl. India, K.U.T., Nyasaland, St. Lucia, Seychelles, Somaliland, etc. (100s)
51 | £240
A collection of British Europe in four albums, incl. Cyprus, Gibraltar, Ireland 1935 2s.6d. and 5s. used, Malta 1956-58 set used, good range of modern issues, etc. (1,000s)
52 | £500
An all World collection in three boxes, mostly f.d.c's incl. Australia, Canada, Israel, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, also souvenir books or folders from Germany, San Marino, New Zealand, U.S.A., Courvoisier, Harrison & Sons and De La Rue presentation books, mixed condition. (100s)
53 | £420
An all World accumulation in fifteen albums, on leaves and loose, incl. Canada, France, Great Britain, New Zealand, etc. in varied condition. (1,000s)
54 | £250
Various collections in varied condition in five albums incl. a New Imperial Volume I and a Standard Postage album contained in a carton with G.B. from 1840 1d. used, Antigua 1932 Centenary set mint, Ascension 1934 to 5s. mint, Germany early mint issues, etc. (many 100s)
55 | £420
A duplicated mint and used K.G.VI collection in a stockbook incl. Bermuda 1938-53 to 10s. (2), 12s.6d. (2), 1 (3), British Guiana 1938-52 mint set to $3, used values to $1, K.U.T. 1938-54 1c. and 10c. irregular blocks of 44 and 21 displaying retouched value tablet [R. 9/6] and mountain retouch [R. 6/7] respectively, Leeward Islands mint to 10s., 1 (2), Straits Settlements 1937-41 to $5 (mint), etc., mainly good to fine. (100s)
56 | £550
An old-time accumulation in four albums, five notebooks and loose sorted into small boxes (44) contained in a carton with duplicated used China and Malayan States, G.B. 1840 1d. black, used with four margins, 1935 Silver Jubilee 3s. booklets (2) faults, etc. (many 100s)
57 | £450
A chiefly K.G.VI to early Q.E.II British West Indies accumulation in a small carton, mostly unmounted mint incl. multiples, with Antigua 1961 Nelson set in blocks of nineteen, Bahamas 1964 Constitution (less 2s.6d.) in blocks incl. 5s. (6) 10s. (8) and 1 (6), British Honduras 1960 P.O. Centenary 2s., two consecutive complete sheets of 50, Bermuda 1962-68 set in blocks of four or larger, etc. with some covers and f.d.c's, poor to fine. (1,000s)
58 | £160
A mint and used K.G.VI collection in an S.G. printed album incl. Australia, Burma, Hong Kong, etc. (100s)
59 | £170
A Foreign countries collection in eleven albums, incl. France, Germany, Scandinavia, South America, etc., poor to fine. (many 100s)
60 | £260
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in four albums, a stockbook, on leaves and loose, incl. Australia, Gold Coast, St. Helena, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
61 | £250
An all World accumulation, incl. Germany with Third Reich and 1950s issues, Belgium, Russia from 1940s to 1970s in a printed album and loose, G.B. f.d.c.s incl. Wedgwood booklet panes, etc., mixed condition (100s)
62 | £450
An all World stuck down collection in two early albums, incl. France, Great Britain with 1840 1d. (2), Sweden, United States of America, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
63 | £800
An all World accumulation in seven albums, two stockbooks and loose, incl. Cyprus, India, Japan, New Zealand, also some all World banknotes, etc. (1,000s)
64 | £350
An interesting old-time accumulation in two albums, two small albums and loose in a carton, strength in India with many used blocks from 1940s, 1949 issues, covers incl. W.W.II F.P.O's, 1940 cover with 1/2a. Bombay War Fund label, Cochin, Nepal commercial covers and postal stationery from 1940s, North Borneo, Sarawak, etc. (1,000s)
65 | £400
An all World collection in five albums, two stockbooks and loose in a carton incl. G.B., Canada, Newfoundland, strength in Thailand from first issues mint and used, 1892-98 surcharges incl. varieties, later definitive and commemorative sets mint and used, Thailand covers and postcards, etc. (few 1,000s)
66 | £420
An all World collection in two sparsely filled Ideal albums, incl. Australian States, Canada, China, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
67 | £450
All World mint and used collection in three old time albums, chiefly Q.V. to K.G.V, incl. strong Commonwealth with Australian States, Antigua, Barbados, Bermuda, Ceylon, Cyprus, India, Mauritius, New Zealand, Straits Settlements, also Austria, China, Latin America, Eastern Europe etc., also Great Britain Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used in a binder, mixed condition (1,000s)
68 | £300
A remainder collection in four albums, stockbook and leaves, incl. Great Britain with 2000 Smilers Post Office sheets, Indian Feudatory States with Cochin, Hyderabad, Travancore, North Borneo, also thematic Christmas stamps, etc. (100s)
69 | £300
An all World accumulation in three albums, five stockbooks, in folders, on leaves and loose, incl. Austria with a range of f.d.c's, Colombia, Netherlands, Switzerland, etc. (1,000s)
70 | £160
An all World collection in seven albums with G.B. incl. f.d.c's, K.U.T. K.G.V high values to 5 fiscally used, Uganda 1898 Judicial Fee 5r. fiscally used, 1937 Coronation omnibus sets unmounted mint in packets, Norway, U.S.A., etc. (100s)
71 | £200
An all World accumulation in four albums and nine stockbooks incl. France, Germany, Spain, Vatican City, European new issues 1960 to 1970s, Liberia, U.S.A., etc.
72 | £110
An all World collection in two Strand albums, incl. Great Britain, Japan., Malaya and States, Switzerland, etc. (many 100s)
73 | £110
An accumulation in nine albums, three stockbooks and loose, incl. India, Spain, etc. (many 100s)
74 | £210
A British Africa collection in seven albums and stockbook, incl. Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika, Rhodesia, etc., poor to fine. (many 100s)
75 | £350
All World collection in a Simplex album, strong in Commonwealth with Australia and States, Canada 1908 Centenary set (stuck down), India and States, New Hebrides 1908 1s., G.B. range of line engraved and surface printed, also strong Europe etc., very mixed condition (100s)
76 | £520
An accumulation in a carton, mostly British Empire but with G.B. incl. line engraved with 1840 1d. (3) used, 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s. unused, Canada with Newfoundland 1919 Contingent set unmounted mint, Cape of Good Hope 1855-63 1d., good range of India and States, Malta, also War Tax mint multiples incl. Ceylon etc, also U.S.A with some covers, mixed condition (100s)
77 | £110
A British Empire selection, incl. British Guiana 1899 2c. on 5c. with short ''T'' used, British Honduras 1882-87 1d. rose bisect on piece (corner fault), Trinidad 1863-80 used range with (1d.), 4d. and 6d all cancelled ''TOO LATE'' (faults) and 6d. with watermark inverted, also range of Trinidad and Tobago covers, mixed condition (31 items)
79 | £250
A mint and used early to middle period all World collection in two stockbooks incl. Australia and States, Great Britain, India with Coronation Durbar 1903 to 5r., 1911 to 3a. on cards (4), U.S.A., Zululand 1888 5d. and 9d. unused, etc., also a stockbook of mainly used G.B. K.G.VI definitives incl. wmk. sideways, inverted, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
80 | £180
A mainly used remaindered all World collection in thirteen albums (incl. two Ideals) or stockbooks, in folders, club books (24) or on leaves contained in a carton, with Eastern Europe, G.B., Latin America, Portugal and Colonies, etc., rather mixed condition.
81 | £180
An accumulation in eleven circulated approval books incl. Greenland, Iceland, Finland from 1866, Denmark, Norway from 1863, Sweden, West Germany, Austria, Rhodesias, also Great Britain from 1841 with officials, mixed condition (100s)
83 | £110
An all World accumulation in four albums and loose incl. Q.V. G.B., France, Japan, Katanga and U.S.A., mixed condition (100s)
84 | £90
A small accumulation in a carton, incl. Denmark with covers, Netherlands, Sweden, New Zealand, ''Railway Letter Stamps 1957-1998'' by Oakley, collection of Ship thematic stamps and covers with a few f.d.c's, etc, mixed condition. (100s)
85 | £190
An accumulation in a carton, mostly used Commonwealth with Ceylon, India, etc., also France, Japan, Portugal and Colonies, many on piece, mixed condition (100s)
86 | £160
A mainly used selection in a stockbook, incl. Antigua, British Guiana, Hong Kong, Malta with 1928 to 3s., etc. (few 100s)
87 | £170
A Foreign countries collection in two albums, four stockbooks and loose, incl. range of thematics with Sports, Europa, Romania, etc. (many 100s)
89 | £200
A mint and used Middle East accumulation in one album, mostly Dubai from 1936 to 1972 with some miniature sheets, also Trucial States and Abu Dhabi, some duplication, mostly fine (100s)
90 | £130
A mint and used middle to modern period collection in four albums and loose in a carton incl. Egypt with 1934 to 200m. mint, Iraq, Israel from 1948 to 1980s, later mainly with tabs, Sudan, Transjordan, also a range of 1945-46 Victory sets mint, varied condition. (100s)
91 | £70
Stanley Gibbons K.G.VI printed album, sparsely filled but incl. Falkland Island Dependencies 1944-45 Overprint sets mint etc., mostly fine. (100s)
92 | £60
An accumulation in two albums, four stockbooks, on leaves and loose, incl. Argentina, Hungary, etc., poor to fine. (many 100s)
93 | £85
An accumulation mainly on paper sorted by country into envelopes and packets incl. Barbados, G.B. with K.G.V values to 2s.6d., Palestine, possible cancellation interest, etc. (many 100s)
94 | £110
All World collection in one album and three stockbooks contained in a carton incl. 1988 and 1992 Olympics with stamps and covers, Canada mostly Q.E.II in unmounted blocks of four (100+), booklets (12), Ireland duplicated used accumulation (100s), Poland mint and used selection from the 1990s, large quantity of U.S.A. covers incl. naval cancellations 1950s to 1970s, covers and postcards, mixed condition. (100s)
96 | £40
All World collection in three albums and a folder, incl. much Commonwealth with Australia, Canada, South Africa, also Italy, Eastern Europe, U.S.A., etc., mixed condition (100s)
97 | £160
Accessories: Three F.G. De Luxe albums, two boxed with leaves, usual faults to slipcases, albums in good condition.
98 | £100
Accessories: Two boxed maroon F.G. De Luxe albums, one with inscription on slipcase, good condition.
101 | £1550
Cinderella, Locals and Revenues: A collection on leaves, incl. Canada, Cape of Good Hope with 1873 12s. green mint pair, 1885 12s. orange-brown in a mint block of four, Great Britain with College stamps, also a copy of ''The College Stamps'' by Rev. Cummings, railway letter and parcel stamps, Consular Service, Telegraphs with values to 1 used, Malaya Perak 1895 $25 fiscally used, 1949-52 $25 (2), Orange River Colony, Transvaal, etc. (100s)
102 | £520
Revenues: An accumulation of Revenues on leaves, mostly issues from 1852 to 1912 incl. Bechuanaland 1913 overprinted on Cape 5, used, Belgium, France, Italy with municipal posts, Spain, etc. (100s)
103 | £210
Revenues: An accumulation of mainly used British Commonwealth Revenues and Fiscals incl. Australian States, Ceylon, India, New Zealand, South Africa, etc. (few 100s)
105 | £230
Forgeries: A Europe collection in an album, incl. Czechoslovakia, Italian States, German States, Albania, some on cover, a few with certificates, mixed condition. (approx. 230 items)
106 | £230
Forgeries: An unused or used collection in one album, incl. extensive German States, Italian States, Switzerland Cantonals and Rayons, Cape of Good Hope triangulars, Brazil bulls-eyes, Belgium, Romania, Japanese imperfs., etc., also range of reprints including Heligoland, mostly fine. (100s)
111 | £110
Literature: Forgeries, ''The Work of Jean De Sperati'', both text and plates in good condition.
112 | £90
Literature: Japan, ''Japan: The Cherry Blossom Issues of Japan 1872-76'' by Ichida, first edition (1965), fine with dust jacket, also a plating study of the 1sen by Ichida, ''The Postage Stamps of Japan and Dependencies'' by Tracey Woodward, reprinted reduced format edition produced in Japan, fine with slipcase (damaged).
113 | £55
Literature: Lombardy-Venetia, ''Grosses Handbuch der Abstempelungen von Altsterreich und Lombardei-Venetien'' by Edwin Mueller, scarce first edition (1925), fair condition.
115 | £180
Literature: A selection of Near and Far East, incl. ''The Postal History of British Malaya'' in three volumes by Proud, ''The Amirate of Bahawalpur Postal History and Stamps'' by Dr. Captain U.A.G. Isani Syed Abid Hussain, ''Burma Postal History'' by Davis and Martin, etc.
120 | £80
Literature: Various, an accumulation in three cartons, incl. the ''London Philatelist'' volumes 104-112 bound, ''Postal History of the Ionian Islands'' by Zaphiriou, auction catalogues, etc.
121 | £120
Literature: Various, an accumulation of catalogues and publications in two boxes incl. Brusden White specialised Roos and Early Federal (2004), K.G.V (2007), K.G.VI (2006), Q.E.II (2006), various S.G. publications incl. G.B. 'Kings' specialised 13th edition, ten empty Lighthouse and S.G. stockbooks, also ''The British Postage Stamps'' by Robson Lowe and an assortment of Hawid mounts, accessories, etc.
122 | £980
Omnibus Issues: 1935 Silver Jubilee, a selection on mainly commercial mail, incl. Bermuda, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Malaya Straits Settlements, St. Helena, Trinidad and Tobago, a few sets, etc. (137 covers, 8 fronts, 17 stamps)
123 | £400
Omnibus Issues: 1935 Silver Jubilee, Sets complete mint (less British Forces in Egypt), mainly good to fine. (249)
124 | £350
Omnibus Issues: A collection in eleven albums, mostly incomplete issues, mainly mint incl. 1937 Coronation and later Royal events, F.F.H., Red Cross, I.T.U., I.C.Y., Churchill, also some thematics incl. Sports, History of Flight, Christmas, etc., varied condition. (many 100s)
125 | £110
Omnibus Issues: 1981 Royal Wedding, a comprehensive Commonwealth and Foreign mint collection in sixteen albums (one empty), with sets and miniature sheets, booklets, gutter pairs and strips, varieties with many imperf. sets and miniature sheets, overprints, Specimens, etc., also a few G.B. presentation packs. (few 1,000s)
126 | £8500
Postal History and Covers: An all World collection of military mail covers and cards on leaves, incl. much censored with Barbados, Cayman Islands 1941 envelope with two line ''PASSED BY/CENSOR'', French Colonies, Germany, Jordan, Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika, Malayan States, Turkey, P.O.W. and Internee mail, etc. (250 items)
127 | £300
Postal History and Covers: A collection in three folders, incl. W.W.I and W.W.II green/forces 'honour' envelopes, with Ceylon, France, India, Iraq, range of languages, censor marks, and censored mail with military and civil censor marks and labels incl. Ceylon, Egypt, much India, range of R.A.F. censors, also range of India picture postcards and stamps, mixed condition (100s)
128 | £680
Postal History and Covers: An all World accumulation, incl. France, Germany and States, Great Britain, India, Southern Nigeria, Spain, etc. (few 100s)
129 | £190
Postal History and Covers: A selection of South America maritime covers from 1851 to 1867, incl. Chile with 1852 entire to San Francisco, bearing two line ''VAPOR QUITO/P'' and unframed ''25'', 1855 entire to New York, bearing a fair strike of the Crowned circular ''PAID/AT/VALPARAISO'' in red, Peru 1856 entire to Cobija, bearing unframed ''ARICA'' and ''VAPOR'', etc. (9 items)
130 £250
Postal History and Covers: A selection of Zeppelin mail covers from 1930 to 1936 comprising Argentina 1930 (May 21) Zeppelin flown cover, bearing 1930 Zeppelin overprints in blue 50c. and 3p.60, violet cachet, Great Britain 1932 (Mar.) Zeppelin, 1st. South America flight envelope to Chile, franked 192426 2d. and 10d. cancelled ''NORWICH'' machine cancellation, Hungary 1931 (Mar. 27-28) flight card, bearing 1931 Zeppelin 1p. and 1927-30 Air 12f., with large circular cachets in blue, Liechtenstein 1932 (June) Vaduz flight cover bearing 1930 perf. 101/2 2f., 1936 (May) North America flight envelopes (3), bearing 1936 Zeppelin 1f., 2f. and the set, all with Zeppelin cachets, mainly good to fine. (7 items)
131 | £200
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of Baltic States pre-stamp and stampless covers from 1834 to 1886 with a wide range of markings from Estonia and Latvia. (41)
133 | £130
Postal History and Covers: All World accumulation of postal history and postal stationery cards from the 1870s to 1960s, many addressed to Norway, others to Afghanistan, Denmark, Haiti, etc.. (100s)
137 £140
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1927 cover London to Uganda, plane crashed just after leaving Kisumu, with red cachet (Nierinck 271017) and 1928 first flight cover from Halifax to St. Johns, plane was forced to land at Folleigh Lake, mail was then forwarded by train (290128). (2 items) Photo.
138 £180
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1927 cover from Kenya, plane to Khartoum crashed during take off, the mail was then recovered and forwarded by the normal route, with ''Owing temporary failure/Air Service Mail/Forwarded normal route'' cachet in violet. Nierinck 270312a. Photo.
143 £180
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1930 entire from Argentina to Italy, the plane crashed into the sea between Ceuta and Mellila on 25 January, the plane and crew were never found but two bags of mail washed up on beaches nearby, with seven line typewritten label. Nierinck 300125a. Photo.
144 £190
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1930 to 1938, four covers from Latin America to France, comprising 1930 from Buenos Aires, plane crashed into the sea near Montevideo en route to Natal due to bad visibility, with violet cachet on reverse (Nierinck 3500510a); 1932 cover from Chile, plane crashed after being struck by lightning in a storm, with ''Accident d'Avion/Correspondances recucillies en mer/NE PAS TAXER'' cachet on reverse (320227a); 1935 cover from Brazil, plane crashed on a small beach near Aracaju after leaving Bahia, with violet cachet (351103); 1938 cover from Argentina, plane crashed in the Pyrnes en route from Morocco, with violet cachet and printed date (380323). Photo.
147 £90
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1931 to 1939, Pan Am airlines selection comprising 1931 first flight ''American Clipper'' cover from Barranquilla to U.S.A., flight was delayed after the plane was damaged during take off (Nierinck 311125); 1935 cover from U.S.A to Brazil, seaplane sunk in Port of Spain after trying to dodge a ship, with ''ACCIDENT D'AVIATION'' cachet in black (351220a); 1939 cover to Brazil, seaplane crashed near the harbour in Rio during a tropical rain storm, with ''ACCIDENTE DE AVIO'' cachet in black (390219b). (3 items) Photo.
148 £140
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1933 cover from Egypt, ''Satyrus'' seaplane forced to land into the sea near Cape Sunion on Mar. 4, with Athens c.d.s. on reverse. Nierinck 330304. Photo.
149 £95
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1933 cover from Morocco to Toulouse, plane crashed near Villadrau, with four line dated cachet in violet (Nierinck 330509a) and 1939 cover from London to Stockholm, a fire broke out on the plane and it landed near Storstroem Bridge, with added note (290815bb). (2 items) Photo.
151 £90
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1934 cover from Germany to Brazil, seaplane made a good landing at Guanabara Bay but then capsized while taxi-ing to its mooring, with ''CORRESPONDENCIA SALVA/DO ACCIDENTE/DO Tapajoz'' cachet in violet. Nierinck 340503a. Photo.
153 £120
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1936 cover from England to New Zealand, ''Athena'' plane caught fire taking off from Delhi, with two line cachet in pink (Nierinck 360929b) and 1937 cover from Congo to Belgium, ''Sabena'' plane crashed during landing, with ''Courrier aerien SABENA/accidente/ORAN 28 Janvier 1937'' cachet in red (370126a). (2 items) Photo.
154 £110
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1936 cover from India to England, seaplane crashed during a forced landing at Mirabella Bay, with boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER I.S.'' cachet (Nierinck 360822i) and 1939 cover from England to South Africa, seaplane crashed alighting at Mozambique, with boxed bilingual cachet (390501a). (2 items) Photo.
157 £110
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1938 cover from Chile to Peru, plane crashed in the Andes, the wreck discovered over two years later, with four line cachet in violet. Nierinck 380619b. Photo.
158 £160
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1938 (Aug. 12) cover from Bahia to Rio de Janeiro, with ''ACCIDENTE DE AVIAO'' cachet in black, a plane accident for which no details are recorded, only a few covers known, scarce. Nierinck 380812. Photo.
159 £130
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1939 cover from England to Tasmania, plane crashed during take off from Darwin en route to Adelaide, with ''SALVAGED EX PLANE-Crashed Katherine 18/1/39'' cachet (Nierinck 390118d); 1938 cover from England to New Zealand, seaplane crashed in Lake Ramadi en route to Australia, with ''RECEIVED IN DAMAGED CONDITION/EX FLYNG BOAT CALPURNIA'' cachet in violet (381127a); 1939 cover from Australia to England, seaplane had an accident on the Hoogly River, with ''SALVAGED MAIL/EX. CENTURION'' cachet in red (390612a). (3 items) Photo.
160 £80
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1941 cover from Finland to Sweden, plane crashed near Abo (Turku) en route to Stockholm, with trilingual three line cachet in violet. Nierinck 411107. Photo.
164 £70
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1945 cover from Lebanon to New York, plane crashed while landing at Tripoli en route from Madagascar to Paris, with ''Accident d'aviation/en TRIPOLITAINE'' label. Photo.
165 £90
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1946 cover to Madagascar, plane crashed en route to Algiers in Minorca, with boxed ''RETARDE/par suite d'Accident/d'Aviation'' cachet (Nierinck 460205a); 1943 cover to England, plane crashed in the sea en route between Ceylon and Great Britain, little information being known about the crash, with ''DAMAGED BY SEA WATER'' cachet in violet (430600c); 1945 military cover from Canada to the USA, plane crashed en route, with ''SALVAGED FROM/AIR CRASH.'' cachet in violet (450125). (3 items) Photo.
168 £120
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1951 to 1954, a selection comprising 1954 cover to England, Philippine Airlines plane crashed on the Beirut-Rome leg of the journey after catching fire, with ''DAMAGED IN/PAL-AIRCRAFT CRASH.'' cachet in black (Nierinck 540114f), 1951 cover from London to Colombia, plane crashed when landing in Kingston Bay, with two different cachets (510902a+b), 1952 cover from Brazil to the Netherlands, plane crashed at Neu Isenberg after hitting a tree, with typewritten label (520322a) and 1954 BOAC cover from Australia to England, plane crashed while landing at Singapore, with boxed ''SALVAGED MAIL/AIRCRAFT CRASH/SINGAPORE 13.3.1954'' cachet in red (540313a). (4 items) Photo.
169 £210
Cancellations and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1951 (Oct. 15) cover from Cape Town to Natal, plane was travelling from Cape Town to Durban when it crashed in the Ingeli Mountains, with ''SALVAGED CRASHED PLANE 15/10/51'' violet cachet. One of 24 known examples. Nierinck 511015. Photo.
170 £90
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1953 registered cover from India to England, BOAC flight crashed at Jangipara after being caught in a hurricane, with ''SALVAGED MAIL/''Comet'' Crash, Near Calcutta/2nd. MAY 1953'' cachet in violet (Nierinck 530502a) and 1959 cover from India to England, plane crashed at Maniknagar, with ''SALVAGED MAILS/SILCHAR AIR CRASH/ON 29.3.59'' cachet in violet. (2 items) Photo.
173 £80
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1962 cover from Belgium to Poland, plane exploded on landing at Okecie airfield, with typewritten label on reverse (Nierinck 621219); 1969 cover from Paris to Pau, plane caught fire at Orly airport destroying most of the mail, with ''COURRIER ACCIDENTE/en COURS de TRANSPORT'' cachet in black (690528b); 1988 cover from Paris, while trying to take off the plane crashed and caught fire, with ''COURRIER DETERIORE/SUITE ACIDENT AEROPOSTALE/DU 29-01-88'' cachet in red. (3 items) Photo.
174 £100
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1966 aerogramme from Hong Kong to Japan, crashed at Haneda Airport, with ''Damaged in Air Crash/At Tokyo 1'' cachet (Nierinck 660304a); 1968 postcard from England, crashed at London airport, with Hebrew violet cachet (680408a); 1974 cover from Italy to Johannesburg, plane crashed on the runway at Nairobi airport, with cachet in red (741120a). (3 items) Photo.
177 | £200
Postcards: A collection of postcards in four albums and loose incl. Great Britain with silks (3), real photographic and Franco-British Exhibition, also Egypt, etc. (100s)
178 | £120
Postcards: A mint and used all World accumulation of postcards, with many different topics and periods incl. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Ceylon, France, France, Japan, Malta, Norway, Palestine, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey. (1,000s)
179 | £110
Postcards: An all World selection, incl. Brazil, Japan, Liberia, Palestine, etc. (184 items)
180 | £450
Thematics: A collection on leaves and loose, mainly Exhibitions and Sport, incl. 1908 Franco-British Exhibition, B.P.E. Exhibitions, Football, Olympic Games with South Korea 1948 set mint, postcards, special cancellations and covers, labels, also some Foreign and Commonwealth stamps in two albums, etc. (100s)
181 | £200
Thematics: Scouting: A collection of early to modern postcards, incl. real photo, comic, Jamborees, Parades, etc. (298 items)
182 | £260
Thematics: Waterfalls: A collection in eight folders and loose, incl. Australia, Canada, Iceland 1931-32 Gullfoss set used, New Zealand, Rhodesia 1905 Falls set mint, South West Africa 1931 20s. pair used, miniature sheets, postcards, covers, waterfalls on postal stationery, labels, literature, articles and cuttings, also some banknotes and phone cards, etc. (100s)
185 £520
Abu Dhabi: 1966 New Currency 20f. on 20np. unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet showing variety surcharge inverted, fine and rare. S.G. 17ba, cat. 650. Photo.
186 £620
Abu Dhabi: 1971 5f. on 50f. surcharge in green, a used block (5 x 2), fine. S.G. 80, cat. 800 as singles. Photo.
187 £110
Abu Dhabi: 1972 overprinted ''U.A.E.'' set, fine used. S.G. 84-95, cat. 575. Photo.
188 | £5500
Abu Dhabi: A collection in an album, incl. better unmounted mint with 1964 set, 1965 Falconry set in blocks of four, 1966 surcharged set mint and used sets (2, one on f.d.c.) 50f. on 50n.p. used block of four, 1967-69 set mint and used on f.d.c., also 15f. surcharged ''25'' in arabic mint and used on cover dated 17th. Dec. 1969, 1970-71 set, 1971 5f. on 50f. mint and three used on separate covers, 1972 Dome set, 1972 overprinted ''U.A.E.'' set (less 10f. and 70f.), U.A.E. issues used in Abu Dhabi, etc. (few 100s)
189 | £2900
Abu Dhabi: A used collection on leaves, incl. British Postal Agencies, many used in Das Island, 1971 5f. on 50f. used on plain f.d.c., etc. (14 covers, 105 stamps)
190 | £700
Bahrain: India used in Bahrain: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection on leaves, mainly on pieces with four covers, incl. 1882-90 8a. block of four cancelled by type Z4, etc., varied condition. (48 items)
191 | £620
Bahrain: India used in Bahrain: 1903 India 1a. stationery card, 1908 K.E.VII 1/2a. stationery envelope, 1917 K.G.V 1/2a. stationery envelope (cut-down), scarce.
192 £250
Bahrain: India used in Bahrain: 1917 (May 28) envelope to India, franked by India 1/2a. tied by Bahrain c.d.s., and showing violet boxed ''5/P.C.K'' green censor label at top. Photo.
193 £170
Bahrain: India used in Bahrain: 1917 K.G.V 1/2a. stationery envelope used to Muscat, impressed stamp cancelled by Bahrain c.d.s., showing violet boxed ''9/P.C.K.'' with green censor label at top, slightly reduced at left. Photo.
194 | £230
Bahrain: India used in Bahrain: 1917-20 1/2a. India stationery envelopes (3, all slightly reduced) and 1/4a. postcard, all to Muscat, scarce.
195 | £2000
Bahrain: India used in Bahrain: 1919 1/4a. stationery cards (2), 2a. registered envelopes sizes F and H, all used to Muscat, good to fine. (4 items)
196 £520
Bahrain: India used in Bahrain: 1919 India 1/2a. stationery envelope overprinted ''I.E.F.'' used to Bahrain, slightly reduced at top right, scarce. Photo.
197 £110
Bahrain: 1938-41 3p. to 25r. set, mint, the 25r. unmounted, 15r. toned, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 20-37. Photo.
199 £230
Bahrain: 1950-55 5r. on 5s. variety extra bar [R. 6/1], mint, fine and scarce. S.G. 78a, cat. 750. Photo.
200 £210
Bahrain: 1950-55 5r. on 5s. variety extra bar [R. 6/1], slight crease, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 78a, unpriced used. Photo.
201 £400
Bahrain: 1952-54 1/2a. on 1/2d. variety fraction ''1/2'' omitted, used on 1953 envelope (roughly opened at right) with 3a. on 3d., to Kuwait, fine. B.P.A. certificate (1955). S.G. 80a, cat. 375. Photo.
202 | £1350
Bahrain: A mint and used collection in seven albums, stockbook and on leaves, incl. 1933-37 set mint, 1938-41 15r. watermark inverted in a block of four and 25r. single unmounted mint, 1942-45 sets mint and used, also 1a.3p. in a mint block (6 x 5), 1950-55 2r. on 2s.6d. type II mint, type III used (4), 1952-54 set in cylinder blocks of six, also 1/2a. on 1/2d. mint single with variety ''1/2'' omitted, 1976-2008 set mint, good range of issues to 2010, f.d.c's, etc. (many 100s)
203 | £220
Bahrain: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1942-45 set in unmounted mint blocks of four, 1948 Silver Wedding 15r. on 1 used on cover, range of British Postal Agencies used in Bahrain with 1960-61 5r. on 5s. block of four, etc., varied condition. (187)
204 | £950
Bahrain: Postal Stationery: A selection, incl. 1934 9p. postcard, 9p. + 9p. reply pair card unused, 1934 1a. envelopes unused (2) and used, 1934 3a. registered envelopes unused (3), also K.G.VI 11/2a. envelope used. (9 items)
205 | £480
Bahrain: Postcards: Two cards used (1936, 1937) and six unused, scarce.
206 £550
Bahrain: Revenues: 1924 4a. to 100r. overprinted ''WATERLOW & SONS LTD./SPECIMEN'' with small punch hole, also 1r., 5r. (2) and 10r. used, fair to fine, very scarce. (11). Photo.
207 | £580
Bahrain: Revenues: A collection on leaves, incl. 1953 to 100r. mint, 1966 500f. and 1d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' affixed to separate cards, used on documents, War Tax, etc. (80)
208 | £1600
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Selection of commercial covers and a few pieces from 1939 to 1947, all franked by K.G.VI issues, incl. range of rates, censored mail, etc. (14 items)
209 | £5000
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: A collection of mainly covers and cards in an album and on leaves, incl. 1948 envelope to U.S.A., bearing 1942-45 3a. block of six, 1949 cover to Uganda, bearing 1948 Olympic Games set, with unframed ''A.V.2'', 1951 cover to Scotland bearing 1950-55 to 5r. on 5s., censored mail, Radio cards, etc. (152 items)
210 | £60
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: 1948-49 5s. detached pair, with unrecorded rubber ''BAHRAIN/6 MAY/1950'' possibly an early exchange Office mark.
211 | £240
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Airmails, 1932 to 1937, seven covers to the U.K.., each bearing K.G.V values, range of airmail rates.
212 | £110
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Airmails: 1932 (Oct.) First Imperial Airways U.K. to Bahrain flight covers (5) all different.
213 | £230
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Airmails, 1940, three covers, all with violet boxed ''PASSED BY CENSOR/BAHRAIN'', one with Iraq censor label.
214 | £200
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Airmails, 1943 Airgraph from Bahrain Staging Post to England, fine.
215 | £120
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Airmails, 1952 to 1976, a range of B.O.A.C. first flight covers, London-Colombo, London-Singapore, etc. (20 items)
216 £120
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Crash and Wreck, 1947 (Aug. 23) Air letter from India to England, carried on a Flying Boat which crashed when landing at Bahrain, bearing violet boxed ''DAMAGED BY SEA WATER''. Photo.
217 | £150
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Forces Post Offices in Bahrain, a selection of mainly covers on leaves from 1944 to 1971, incl. India and British periods, etc. (16 items)
218 | £720
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Overland Mail, 1936 to 1944, four covers and a card, all handstamped ''OVERLAND'' or ''OVERLAND MAIL'', fine.
219 | £350
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Political Agency, a selection of five covers from 1937 to 1955 with Political Agency cachets.
220 | £750
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Postage Due markings, six covers from 1938 to 1942 covers with circular framed ''T'' or semi-circular due markings, four being incoming, fair to fine.
221 | £300
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Postage Due markings, 1953 (?) envelope from Awali to England, with circular framed ''T'', and manuscript ''7(c)'' deleted by a dumb cancellation, 1961 airmail envelope to England, bearing scarce ''T/P.G.'' (Persian Gulf), franked by 40n.p. with British postage due 1/2d., 1d. and 1s. adhesives.
222 | £300
Bahrain: Cancellations and Covers: Registered Mail, 1912 envelope to India, bearing on reverse India 3a., tied by Bahrain c.d.s. with small square registration label with type 16 handstamp, also undated envelope to London, franked by K.G.V 1a. pair and 3a.6p. with type 18 handstamp on registration label ''BAHRAIN/PERSIAN GULF DISTRICT''.
223 £100
British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia: 1955-60 type I 5r. on 5s. with [R. 8/4] wide surcharge variety, fine mint. S.G. 57a. Photo.
224 £650
British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia: 1956-57 Watermark St. Edward's Crown 11/2a. on 11/2d. green fine used, with part F.P.O. 936 c.d.s. of Sharjah, rare. S.G. 58a, cat. 1,000. Photo.
225 £350
British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia: A collection in an album, incl. 1950-55 11/2a. on 11/2d. type II in a mint cylinder block of six, 2r. on 2s.6d. type II used, 1960-61 set unmounted mint, range of cylinder blocks, etc. (few 100s)
226 | £2800
Dubai: India used in Dubai: 1916 1/4a. stationery card used to Muscat, 1924 envelope to Bombay, bearing on reverse 1911-22 1/2a. (2), 1926 cover to Bombay, franked on reverse by 1911-22 1a., 1928 1/2a. stationery cards (2) both to Muscat, rare group.
227 | £4200
Dubai: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps on leaves, incl. 1936 Great Britain 11/2d. reply card used back to England, 1948 envelope to Bombay, on reverse bearing Pakistan 1947 3p. and 1a. pairs, cancelled by double circular ''DUBAI/PERSIAN GULF'' datestamp, range of British P.A's in Arabia used in, etc. (70 items)
228 £160
Dubai: 1944 11/2a. stationery envelope registered to Bombay, additionally franked 1a. on front and 1a., 4a. on reverse, censor label and mark at left. Photo.
229 | £620
Dubai: Postage Due markings, 1946 and 1947 envelopes to India, both showing the semi-circular ''DUBAI/DUE'' mark, scarce.
230 £70
Kuwait: 1923-24 Watermark Large Star 1/2a. emerald with variety overprint double, mint, toned gum, vertical crease at right, otherwise fine. S.G. 1a, cat. 350. Photo.
231 | £500
Kuwait: 1923-24 Watermark Large Star: 11/2a. chocolate type A pair used on cover, single with overprint inverted mint, type B mint (2, one with inverted overprint, also used single), good to fine.
232 £230
Kuwait: 1929-37 Watermark Multiple Stars 15r. blue and olive, used, some slight staining, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 29, cat. 1,100. Photo.
234 £65
Kuwait: 1948 Silver Wedding 15r. on 1 unmounted mint, showing variety short bars [R. 3/4], fine. S.G. 75, a, cat. 225. Photo.
235 £190
Kuwait: 1957-58 set in cylinder blocks of six with additional 9n.p. on 11/2d. and 15n.p. on 21/2d. type II in a cylinder 46 no dot block of six, unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 120-130, 125a. Photo.
236 | £1200
Kuwait: A mint and used collection in four stockbooks, one folder, on leaves and loose, incl. 1923-24 to 2r. used, 1939 to 15r., also 15r. used, 1945 set used, 1948-49 set mint, 1948 Silver Wedding 15r. on 1 used corner block of four, 1950-54 set mint, 2r. on 2s.6d. used (5), 1960 4r.80 booklets (2), Officials 1923-24 to 5r. mint, used to 10r. (telegraphic cancellation), etc. (many 100s)
237 | £680
Kuwait: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. India used in Kuwait with K.G.V values from 1a. to 1r. telegraphically used, 1923-24 to 1r. and 10r. mint, 5r. telegraphically used, 1/2a., 1a. (2), 2a., 3a. (both) with inverted overprints mint, 1933-34 Air set mint, also 3a. and 6a. used on registered censored 1940 cover to Switzerland, Officials 1929-33 to 10r. mint, 15r. telegraph cancellation, etc. (73)
238 | £580
Kuwait: Cinderellas: 1947 label mint, 1948 label in mint pane of ten and four used singles. one on cover, 1949 label in green large part sheet of 28 (two damaged), two mint blocks of four and single, used singles (one affixed to cover), fair to fine.
239 | £150
Kuwait: Revenues: A selection of Great Britain revenues used in Kuwait, incl. four pages from Passports, etc., unusual. (four items, 4 stamps)
240 £520
Kuwait: India 1937-40 2a. pair and 6a. vertical strip of three, each with strikes of the scarce ''SUPDT. OF POST OFFICES/PERSIAN GULF'' in blue, this mark was only in use for three weeks. Photo.
241 | £3200
Kuwait: A collection of mainly covers and cards in three albums, folder and loose, incl. 1938 cover to India, franked on reverse 1929-37 3a. carmine and 8a., registered and censored mail, etc. (few 100s)
242 | £160
Kuwait: 1941 cover to Bombay, bearing India 3p. and Kuwait 2a. cancelled by ''EXPERIMENTAL P.O'' c.d.s. with censor label, also twelve Indian stamps with ''KUWAIT/PERSIAN GULF'' c.d.s's.
243 £450
Kuwait: 1943 (Mar. 6), ''INDIAN POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS DEPARTMENT'' stationery envelope, addressed to Wadhwan Camp, India, bearing boxed ''KUWAIT''. This is the second recorded example. Photo.
244 | £1300
Kuwait: 1948 (May 19) very large envelope, registered to London, bearing 1948-49 2a. on 2d., 3a. on 3d., 6a. on 6d., 2r. on 2s.6d. (showing ''T'' guide mark in hair), 5r. on 5s. and 1948 Silver Wedding 15r. on 1, a few cover imperfections, otherwise fine.
245 £1300
Kuwait: 1948 (Aug. 19) very large envelope, registered to London, bearing 1948-49 1a. on 1d., 6a. on 6d. (2), 5r. on 5s. block of six and single (two showing ''T'' guide mark in hair), 1948 Olympic Games 1r. on 1s. (4), has Bahrain registration label overstamped ''KUWAIT'', ''Found opened and Officially secured'' labels, a few cover faults, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
246 | £1300
Kuwait: 1948 (Aug. 23) very large envelope, registered to London, bearing 1948-49 6a. on 6d., 5r. on 5s. two pairs and two singles, 1948 Olympic Games 1r. on 1s. (4), with Bahrain registration label overstamped ''KUWAIT'', a few cover faults, otherwise fine and scarce.
247 | £480
Kuwait: 1953 (Apr. 7) very large envelope, registered from Ahmadi to U.S.A., bearing 1950-54 3a. on 3d. (2), 4a. on 4d. and 5r. on 5s. (2), scarce commercial usage.
248 | £520
Kuwait: 1954, three philatelic covers to Sweden, registered from Ahmadi, bearing 1950-54 5r. on 5s., others with 10r. on 10s. and British Postal Agencies 2r. on 2s.6d. with additional Kuwait 1952-54 values.
249 | £220
Kuwait 1955 to 2007, a selection of mainly covers, incl. 1955 and 1985 meter marks, Forces mail, 2007 'Anthrax' cover, forged cancellations, etc. (15 items, 10 stamps)
250 | £420
Kuwait: British Postal Agencies used in Kuwait, a selection of six covers and seven stamps, mainly K.G.VI, incl. 1953 cover to Brazil, bearing 1948 3a. on 3d. (4) with boxed ''T/cts'' handstamp, etc.
251 £420
Kuwait: British Postal Agencies used in Kuwait, 1958 envelope, registered from Ahmadi to England, bearing 1957 Scout set and Kuwait 1957-58 1n.p. on 5d. (2) and 3n.p. on 1/2d. The Scout set was overprinted for Kuwait but was not issued for political reasons. This is one of four covers known used from Ahmadi with certificate of posting. Photo.
252 | £160
Kuwait: Diplomatic Mail: 1959 and 1961 envelopes both with circular ''H.M. POLITICAL AGENCY'' datestamps in violet, fine.
253 | £1000
Kuwait: Instructional Marks, 1954 to 1974, a selection of commercial covers incl. Insufficiently prepaid, postage due marks, etc. (7 items)
254 | £380
Kuwait: Political Agency, 1957 to 1961, three covers, two being diplomatic incoming mail, the other an air letter from Nigeria, used as receiving marks, fine.
255 | £900
Kuwait: Postage Due markings, 1948 to 1962 five covers and part cover, incl. 1958 cover to England bearing boxed ''T/P.G.'', 1962 cover to England bearing circular framed ''T'', etc. (6 items)
256 £480
Kuwait: Postage Due markings, 1951 (Aug. 12) part of newspaper wrapper from Ahmadi to England, bearing 1948-49 1r. on 1s. and 1950-54 2r. on 2s.6d., bearing extremely scarce circular framed ''T'' mark (one of only two recorded) and British postage due cachet. Photo.
257 | £1600
Kuwait: Postage Due markings, 1968 to 1976, nine commercial covers (all opened out), all bearing the semi-circular ''POSTAGE DUE'' marks.
258 £420
Kuwait: Registered Mail, 1934 envelope, registered to Holland, franked by 1933-34 Air 2a. (4) and 3a., registration label with bilingual ''KUWAIT'' handstamp. Rare, only four examples having been so far recorded. Photo.
259 | £210
Kuwait Sub Offices, a selection of covers and stamps, incl. Mabarakya Street, Sharq, etc. (7 covers, 22 stamps)
260 | £700
Kuwait: Sub Offices, Jewan 1954 cover registered to England, franked 1952-54 12a. on 1s.3d., tied by Kuwait c.d.s., with registration label and typewritten ''Jewan'', also 21/2a. on 21/2d. block of four and single with Jewan c.d.s's
262 £2000
Muscat: 1944 1/2a. and 1a. pair, used on reverse of 1944 (Dec. 13) cover to Bombay, with censor tape and cachet, fine commercial cover. Photo.
263 | £300
Muscat: A collection on leaves, incl. 1944 set and Official set in mint blocks of four, Official set used, few forgeries, etc. (174)
264 | £14000
Muscat: Cancellations and Covers: 1890 to 1976 a collection of covers, pieces and stamps in an album and on leaves, incl. range of India used with postal stationery, 1892 1/2a. stationery envelope, registered to Muscat, bearing boxed ''REGISTERED/MUSCAT'' cachet, and on on reverse 1/2a. (6), 1945 (Feb. 5) commercial envelope to Bombay, bearing on reverse India 1a. and Muscat 1944 11/2a., Incoming mail, etc. (few 100s)
265 £1350
Muscat: 1925 (July 25) India 2a. blue postal stationery registered envelope to London and redirected to Ireland, additionally franked 3p. (2), 1a. (2), 3a., all tied by double circular ''MUSCAT'' c.d.s., registration label with ''MUSCAT'' handstamp in red, scarce. Photo.
266 £270
Muscat: 1925 (Nov. 25) India 1a. postal stationery envelope, cancelled by double ring ''MUSCAT'' c.d.s., scarce. Photo.
267 £350
Muscat: Postage Due markings, 1932 cover to England, bearing India 1931 Inauguration 1/2a. block of four tied by Muscat c.d.s's, with scarce semi-circular ''MUSCAT/DUE'' mark. Photo.
268 £780
Oman: 1971 30p. black and bright blue, an unmounted mint pair showing variety overprint inverted, very fine. S.G. 126a, cat. 900. Photo.
269 £2400
Oman: 1978 (July 30) surcharged set in unmounted mint marginal blocks of four, rare. S.G. 212-214, cat. 10,000. Photo.
270 £2600
Oman: 1978 (July) surcharged set in unmounted mint marginal blocks of four, rare. S.G. 212-214, cat. 10,000. Photo.
271 £480
Oman: 1978 (July) surcharged set unmounted mint, fine and rare. S.G. 212-214, cat. 2,500. Photo.
272 £210
Oman: 1978 (July) surcharged set used, fine and rare. S.G. 212-214, cat. 1,100. Photo.
273 | £1750
Oman: A mint and used collection in three albums, a stockbook and on leaves, incl. 1966 set with extra 50b. with corrected inscription mint and the same used, also set on f.d.c., 1969 Oil Shipment sets (14) in mint blocks, 1970 New Currency sets mint, used and on f.d.c., 1971 set mint (less 5b.) used and on f.d.c., 1971 5b. on 3b. mint, also pair and single with surcharge inverted mint, 1971 Children's Fund in mint block of four, 1972 25b. on 1r. and 25b. on 40b. mint and used, 1972-75 watermark sideways set mint, 1976-82 set mint, etc. (100s)
275 £400
Qatar: 1966 Surcharged on 1961 issue 1r. on 1r. and 2r. on 2r. in fine used blocks of four. S.G. 148, 149, cat. 628. Photo.
276 | £500
Qatar: A mint and used collection in three stockbooks, incl. 1966 Coinage set mint, 1966 75d. on 75n.p. mint, 1968 set mint, 1972 surcharged set mint, 1972 Shaikh set mint, 1976 Birds set mint, etc. (100s)
277 | £1100
Qatar: Cancellations and covers, A used selection on leaves, incl. Bahrain used in Qatar, also Qatar and Kuwait used in Bahrain, etc. (9 covers, 29 pieces)
278 | £1500
Qatar: Cancellations and covers, a collection of covers in an album, incl. undated cover from Doha, bearing 1957-59 20n.p. on 3d, with boxed ''T/P.G.'' (Tax Persian Gulf), range of later f.d.c's, etc. (62 items)
279 | £980
Qatar: British Postal Agencies used in Qatar, A collection of covers and stamps, incl. Doha and Umm Said cancellations, etc. (5 covers, 27 stamps)
280 | £3800
Qatar: British Postal Agencies used in Qatar: 1950 to 1954, four K.G.VI covers addressed to Portuguese India, Sweden, etc.
281 £400
Qatar: Postage Due markings, 1956 cover from Doha to Aden, bearing British P.A's 1a. on 1d., bearing boxed ''T/P.G.'' (Tax Persian Gulf), very rare. Photo.
282 | £320
Qatar: Postage Due markings, 1966, 1990, two commercial covers both to England, and bearing boxed ''T/P.G.'' (Tax Persian Gulf), late use.
283 | £1500
Sharjah and Dependencies: A collection in an album and stockbook, incl. 1966 Fishes set mint, Fishes surcharged set mint, 1968 set mint, range of covers with Forces mail, Incoming items, etc. (few 100s)
284 £110
United Arab Emirates: 1977 Sixth National Day set, fine used. This issue was withdrawn from sale on the day of issue as the date in Arabic had been wrongly inscribed backwards. S.G. 96-98. Photo.
285 | £700
United Arab Emirates: An unmounted mint and used collection in an album and a stockbook, incl. 1973 set, 1975 National Day set, 1977 set, 1982-86 set, 1983 Literacy set, 1990-2004 set, f.d.c's, etc. (100s)
286 | £600
Various: An accumulation in an album, five stockbooks, two folders and leaves, incl. Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fujeira, Kuwait 1957-58 15n.p on 21/2d. type II used, Trucial States, United Arab Emirates, etc. (100s)
287 | £1000
Various: An accumulation in an album, two stockbooks and loose, incl. Bahrain, Dubai, Oman, United Arab Emirates, range of commercial mail, presentation books, etc. (100s)
288 | £270
Aden: A mainly mint collection, incl. 1937 Dhow set, 1939-49 set, etc., varied condition. (93)
289 £450
Aden: A mint collection from 1937 to 1951 on leaves incl. 1937 Dhow set to 10r., 1953-63 to 20s. (2), States with sets to 5r., mainly fine. (238)
291 | £350
Aden: 1937 to 1965, a used collection on leaves incl. 1937 Dhow set, 1939-48 set, 1951 surcharged set, 1953-68 to 20s. (2), etc., mainly fine. (91)
292 £420
Antigua: 1862 perf. 14 to 16 compound with 11 to 121/2 no watermark 6d. blue green, unused no gum, vertical crease, toned and slightly soiled, B.P.A certificate (2003), S.G. 4, cat. 3,250. Photo.
293 | £450
Antigua: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection on leaves, incl. 1879 21/2d. red-brown used, 1884-87 6d. deep green used, 1s. mauve mint and used (2), 1908-17 to 2s. used, 1921-29 to 5s. used, to 4s. mint, 1932 Tercentenary set used, etc., varied condition. (108)
294 | £140
Antigua: A mainly mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1932 Tercentenary set, 1938-51 set, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
297 £140
Antigua: Barbuda: 1922 overprint 1/2d. (2) to 5s. sets mint and used, the mint 5s. has a few thinned perfs., others mainly fine. S.G. 1-11, cat. 525.
300 £130
Ascension: 1922 1/2d. to 3s. good to fine used with c.d.s. cancellations, the 1d. on piece. S.G. 1-9, cat. 475. Photo.
301 | £450
Ascension: 1924-33 mint selection of varieties, incl. 1/2d., 11/2d., 1s. showing 'torn flag' [R. 4/6], 1/2d. (2), 1d., 11/2d. and 2d. each showing 'cleft rock' in pairs with normals, etc., poor to fine. (19)
302 £320
Ascension: 1924-33 1d. grey-black and bright blue-green in a mint pair from the lower left corner of the sheet with plate number, one with 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1], very faint traces of toning at top, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 11d, c, cat. 960+. Photo.
303 £85
Ascension: 1924-33 8d. grey-black and bright violet pair from the lower left corner of the sheet with plate number, one showing variety 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1], unmounted mint, a few gum creases and marginal imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 17, c, cat. 292+. Photo.
304 £190
Ascension: 1924-33 3s. grey-black and black on blue with 'torn flag' variety [R. 4/6], some gum disturbance, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 20b, cat. 800. Photo.
305 £140
Ascension: 1934 1/2d. to 5s. set, used on 1939 envelope, registered to London, all tied by oval ''REGISTERED/ASCENSION'' datestamps. S.G. 31-30. Photo.
306 £130
Ascension: 1938-53 perf. 13 1/2d., 11/2d. black and rose-carmine, 3d. black and grey, 6d., 1s., 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. (two are mounted), in mainly unmounted mint blocks of four, fine. Photo.
307 | £500
Ascension: A mainly mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1922 set, 1924-33 set, 1934 set, 1938-53 to 10s. (3), 1956 set, 1963 Birds 11/2d. with cobalt omitted, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
308 | £550
Ascension: A mainly used collection on leaves, incl. 1922 set, 1924-33 set, 1934 set, 1938-53 to 10s. (2), 1956 set, etc., varied condition. (141)
309 | £350
Ascension: A mainly mint collection, incl. 1924-33 set, the 1d. showing 'broken mainmast' [R. 2/1], 1953-53 to 10s. (2), etc., varied condition. (67)
310 | £400
Ascension: A mainly K.G.V selection incl. 1922 1/2d. to 1s. mint corner singles with plate numbers, set to 3s. used, 1924-33 set to 3s. mint, all (less 4d. and 6d.) top marginal with plate numbers unmounted (mounted in margins), additional values to 2s. mint, 3s. used, etc., varied condition with a few toned, mainly fine. (66)
311 | £180
Ascension: An unmounted mint K.G.VI collection on leaves, incl. 1938-53 perf. 131/2, perf. 13 and perf. 14 set, 1948 Silver Wedding set, etc., mainly fine. (43)
312 | £450
Ascension: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1922 set, 1924-33 set, the 11/2d. shows torn flag, 1934 set, 1938-53 to 10s. (2), 1956 set, etc., varied condition. (195)
313 | £220
Australian States: A small range mint and used on stockcards and leaves incl. New South Wales 2s.6d. green, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia, 2s.6d. deep blue and rose and 5s. emerald green. mixed condition (100+)
314 £220
Australian States: New South Wales: 1850 (Aug.) Sydney View 1d. carmine plate I with clouds, on laid paper, a used horizontal strip of three, very close to large margins almost all round, possibly just shaved at right, a few slight creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 13. Photo.
316 £60
Australian States: New South Wales: 1850 (Jan.) Sydney View, 2d. greyish blue, Plate I later impression, used, close to good margins, otherwise fine, cancelled by ''64'' barred oval of West Maitland. S.G. 17. Photo.
317 £220
Australian States: New South Wales: 1850 (Jan.)-51 Sydney View 3d. yellow-green horizontal pair, used on small piece, fine. S.G. 42. Photo.
319 £1550
Australian States: New South Wales: 1854 cover, registered to Manila, Philippine Islands, bearing 1852 3d. dull yellow-green and 1854-59 6d. greenish-grey, tied by barred ovals, with two line ''Registered/Sydney'' in red, boxed ''TOO LATE'', with Manila receiving mark on reverse, rare. Photo.
321 £140
Australian States: New South Wales: 1897 5s purple, perf. 12 upper marginal unmounted mint block of four, hinged in margin only, lightly toned gum S.G. 297d, cat. 280+.Photo.
324 £80
Australian States: Tasmania: 1902-04 Wmk. V over Crown 1/2d. green perf. compound of 121/2 and 12, mint, creases, tone spot and some minute portions of gum missing. S.G. 237d, cat. 550. Photo.
327 £160
Australian States: Victoria: 1854-57 1d. dull rose-red and 3d. blue, used on 1856 (Oct. 8) envelope to Melbourne, tied by ''4'' barred oval of Sandhurst, with unframed oval ''SANDHURST/(crown)/VICTORIA'' datestamp, both just touched, otherwise fine. Photo.
328 £110
Australian States: Victoria: 1855-56 2d. brown early printing pair used on 1856 (July 16) cover to Geelong, cancelled by ''1'' in barred oval of Melbourne, one is cut into at top, otherwise fine. Photo.
331 £85
Australian States: Victoria: 1860-66 watermarked 4d. rose-red vertical pair used with 1860-63 1d. yellow-green (faults) on 1861 (May 25) cover to England, endorsed ''Pr Benares via Marseilles'', two line ''Deficient Postage/Fine'' and circular framed ''MORE/TO/PAY'' both in red, a few imperfections. Ex Willcocks. Photo.
333 £950
Australian States: Victoria: 1863-74 perf. 13 1d. deep green used with major variety ''VICTORIA'' and upper frame line doubled and shading in front of Queen's head, minute tear at left and blunted perfs. at top and right, otherwise fine and extremely rare. Stated only three examples have been recorded. R.P.S. of Victoria certificate (2006). S.G. 108ea, var. Photo.
334 £220
Australian States: Victoria: 1873 (Jan. 13) printed illustrated envelope depicting street entertainers scene bearing 1863-74 perf. 12 2d., tied by Ballarat duplex, addressed to Queenscliff, attractive. Photo.
336 £400
Australian States: Victoria: 1905-13 perf. 11 2 dull blue, fine and fresh mint. S.G. 445, cat. 1,200. Photo.
337 | £110
Australian States: Victoria: Postal Stationery: A collection on leaves, incl. postcards with 1908 American Fleet 1d. and 11/2d. cards unused, registered envelopes, wrappers, etc. (40 items)
338 | £400
Australian States: Victoria: Cancellations and Covers: A collection in two albums and two stockbooks, incl. 1854 (Sept. 7) envelope (opened out) from Melbourne to Prussia, bearing oval ''PAID/(crown)/MELBOURNE'' datestamp, 1855 (Sept. 29) entire to London, bearing 1854-55 6d. dull orange tied by oval ''1/V'', 1857 (Aug. 26) envelope from Ballarat to Melbourne, bearing 1857 4d. tied by barred oval, registered mail, barred ovals, duplexes, also a few mint stamps with 1901-10 perf. 11 1 mint (stains), etc. (100s)
339 £140
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark: 10s. grey and pink, fine c.t.o. S.G. 43, cat. 350, A.C.S.C. 48. Photo.
340 £450
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark, 1 chocolate and dull blue, lightly cancelled, fine. S.G. 44, cat. 1,500. Photo.
341 £900
Australia: 1915-27 Third Watermark 1 chestnut and bright blue, fine mint, fresh appearance. S.G. 44a, cat. 3,000, A.C.S.C. 52(B). Photo.
342 £170
Australia: 1931-36 Multiple Crown C of A Watermark: 2 black and rose, fine used. S.G. 138, cat. 550. Photo.
344 | £750
Australia: A collection on stockleaves incl. States issues with New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria, 1913-14 to 5s. used, 1915 to 2s. used, 1915-27 to 5s. used, 1923-24 1 grey used, 1929 to 5s. used, 1931-36 to 10s. used, 1932 Bridge set mint, 1937-49 to 1 (both) mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
345 | £230
Australia: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II mostly used collection incl. wide range of Roos to 5s., Heads to 1s.4d., range of covers with airmails, Queensland, punctured and overprinted officials, postage dues, etc., mostly fine (100s)
346 | £150
Australia: A mainly used collection in three albums, incl. 1934 Centenary sets (both), 1934 Macarthur set, 1935 Silver Jubilee set, 1937-49 set, 1963-65 Navigators set, etc. (many 100s)
347 £170
Australia: Booklets: 1930-33, 2s. green on pale green, inscribed ''USE THE AIR MAIL'' on reverse, containing 2d. blocks of six (2), S.G. SB25ab, cat. 500. Photo.
348 £90
Australia: B.C.O.F. 1946-48 Overprints: 1/2d. to 5s. set, used on 1947 (Oct. 18) envelope, registered to Sydney, tied by ''AUST ARMY P O/215'' c.d.s's. S.G. J1-J7. Photo.
349 | £70
Austria: 1850s to 1980s, a collection of postal history and covers in a binder, incl. 1935 Austrian Heroes set on cover, range of envelope, postcards, etc., mostly fine. (90)
350 | £620
Austria: A mint and used collection on leaves and in folder, incl. 1925-30 Air set mint, 1930 Miklas set mint, 1930 Rotary set mint, 1931 Writers set mint, 1932 Painters set mint, 1933 Ski set mint, 1933 WIPA 50g. + 50g. on ordinary paper mint, also both papers used on piece, 1933 Congress set mint, 1936 Dollfuss 10s. mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
351 | £1350
Austria: A collection in a printed Lighthouse album, incl. 1850 1k. to 9k. set used, 1858-59 2k. to 15k. set used, Newspaper stamps, mainly mint from 1910 inc. 1910 Birthday, 1925 Air, 1929-31 Views, 1931 Rotarian, 1931 Writers, 1932 Painters, 1933 Ski, 1933 Congress sets mint, also 1933 Vienna Philatelic Convention miniature sheet mint, 1936 Dolfuss 10s. mint, etc., later with issues to 1949, also range of postage dues, mixed condition. (100s)
357 £90
Bahamas: 1883 ''FOURPENCE'' on 6d. deep violet, fine used. R.P.S. certificate (1996). S.G. 45, cat. 400. Photo.
358 | £120
Bahamas: 1884-90 1d. to 1 set with extra 1d. (2), 21/2d. (2), and 4d. (heavily hinged), one 21/2d. and 6d. with small tone spot, otherwise good to fine. (11)
359 £90
Bahamas: 1884-90 6d. mauve, showing variety malformed ''E'', fine used. S.G. 54a, cat. 400. Photo.
364 | £480
Bahamas: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection on leaves, incl. 1861-62 perf. 14 to 16 1d. lake unused, 4d. dull rose used, 1862 perf. 111/2, 12 1d. lake unused, perf. 13 6d. lilac used, 1883 4d. on 6d. unused (faults), 1911-19 to 5s. used (2), 1921-37 1 used, etc., varied condition. (124)
365 | £220
Bahamas: A mainly mint Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1859-60 thin paper 1d. (2), 1863-77 perf. 121/2 1d. (6), perf. 14 1d., 1863-80 perf. 14 1s., 1901-03 to 5s., 1911-19 set, 1938-52 set, etc., varied condition. (165)
372 £210
Barbados: 1852-55 (1d.) deep blue on blued paper, used on 1856 (Jan. 16) entire, small to large margins, tied by ""1"" barred oval, with ''JA 16/1856'' c.d.s. on reverse and charged ''4''. S.G. 4. Photo.
376 £320
Barbados: 1861-70 No watermark, Rough perf. 14 to 16 (1d.) blue and 4d. dull brown-red, used on 1867 (Aug. 24) cover to U.S.A., tied by ''1'' bootheels with Barbados despatch, overstamped by ''STEAMSHIP/10'', ''4'' in red crayon, fine and attractive. S.G. 23, 26. Photo.
377 £150
Barbados: 1861-70 No watermark, Rough perf. 14 to 16 (1d.) blue and 4d. dull brown-red, used on 1870 (Apr. 29) cover to U.S.A., tied by ''1'' bootheels with Barbados despatch, overstamped by ''STEAMSHIP/10'', ''4'' in red crayon, fine and attractive. S.G. 23, 26. Photo.
383 £300
Barbados: 1875-80 perf. 121/2 1s. violet (aniline), used on 1875 (Sept. 24) cover from St. Peter to England, tied by ''10'' bootheel, with Barbados despatch and London Paid transit datestamp in red, stamp just affected by filing crease, otherwise fine, scarce numeral on cover. S.G. 71. Photo.
385 £820
Barbados: 1875-80 perf. 14 1d. grey-blue pair, used on 1878 (Nov. 29) cover from St. James to New York, tied by larger bootheel number ''7'', blue crayon ''5'' and double circle ''NEW YORK/DUE/5/CENT'', fine and scarce. S.G. 74. Photo.
386 | £230
Barbados: 1970 4c. on 5c. Provisional Surcharge, an unmounted mint selection of varieties, incl. vertical strip of three, top stamp with surcharge omitted, vertical pair, one with surcharge double, vertical strip of three with surcharge omitted on front, inverted on back, single with surcharge triple, etc. (11). S.G. 398.
388 | £320
Barbados: A collection of Britannia issues on leaves, incl. 1852-55 (1/2d.) deep green unused, (1d.) singles (6) and pair used, (4d.) brownish red mint (2), 1855-58 (1/2d.) eleven used singles, 1858 6d. used (5), 1s. used (6), shades, etc., mixed condition. (52)
389 | £200
Barbados: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1855-58 1s. used, 1897-98 Jubilee 2s.6d. mint, 1905 2s.6d. mint, 1916-19 to 3s. mint, 1920-21 Victory to 1s. mint, etc., varied condition. (231)
390 | £170
Barbados: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two stockbooks and loose, incl. 1947 perf. 14 1d. on 2d. mint blocks (5 x 5 and 5 x 12), perf. 131/2 x 13 1d. on 2d. in a mint block (5 x 6), etc. (100s)
392 | £270
Barbados: Cancellations and Covers: A collection in an album, incl. good range of Parish numerals and bootheels, (many on Britannia issues) and c.d.s's., also Barbados Post Office Markings to 1981, etc. (250)
393 | £300
Barbados: Cancellations and Covers: A selection of cancellations, incl. imperforate and perforated Britannia issues, with numerals, bootheels, Parish coded and named c.d.s's, etc. (145)
396 £200
Basutoland: 1961-63 1/2c. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, a few light gum wrinkles, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 69a, cat. 375. Photo.
397 | £400
Basutoland: A mainly mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1933 set, 1938 set, 1954-58 set, 1961 2c. on 2d. variety surcharge inverted, 1966 1r. variety overprint double, etc., varied condition. (205)
398 | £130
Basutoland: A selection, incl. 1933 1/2d. to 10s. set mint, 1935 Silver Jubilee 6d. showing 'confetti' flaw on right tower mint, 1938 set, etc., varied condition. (47)
399 £230
Bechuanaland: 1898 (Oct. 7) large envelope, registered to London, bearing 1888 3d. lilac and black, 1891 2d. bistre, 1891-1904 4d., 1s., 1897-1902 1/2d., 1d., 6d., all in blocks of four, all cancelled by ''PALAPYE'' c.d.s's, a few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
400 £500
Botswana: 2010 World Cup miniature sheet, variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
401 £160
Belgium: 1918 (Jan. 15) Red Cross 1c. + 1c. to 10f. + 10f. set, slight overall toning, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 222-235. Photo.
402 £100
Belgium: 1919-20 Tin Hat 1c. to 10f. set, mainly fine mint. S.G. 237-50. Photo.
403 | £320
Belgium: 1946 Discount stamps, a collection in three albums and stockbook, incl. a large range of different types with many covers and varieties, mainly used with values to 5fr., postal stationery, mainly fine. (many 100s)
406 | £800
Belgian Colonies: Belgian Congo: 1886 to 1923, a mint and used collection in an album incl. 1886 5f. lilac (2) used plus imperf. single mint, 1887-94 5f. violet used, 10f. dull orange unused, 1887-1892 Parcel Post handstamps, 1900-01 1f. black and claret mint (2) and 1f. black and carmine unused (2), 1918 Red Cross Fund set mint with some blocks, 1922-23 surcharges incl. sheets, many varieties, covers, postal stationery unused and used, etc., varied condition. (100s)
408 £140
Bermuda: 1875 (Mar.-May) 1d. on 2d. dull blue, unused, part original gum, slight crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 15, cat. 700. R.P.S. certificate (1955). Photo.
409 £140
Bermuda: 1875 (Mar.-May) 1d. on 3d. yellow-buff, fine mint, collectors mark on gum. R.P.S. certificate (1980). S.G. 16, cat. 450. Photo.
410 £110
Bermuda: 1875 (Mar.-May) 1d. on 1s. green, unused with part original gum, faintly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 17, cat. 500. Photo.
411 £450
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s. (3), 2s.6d. (2), 4s. (2), 5s. (4), 10s. (4) and 1 (2), mint, mainly good to fine. S.G. 51b-55.
412 £85
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 4s. black and carmine showing HPF 24 broken crown and scroll, mint, minor gum bends, otherwise fine. S.G. 52b, bb, cat. 300. Photo.
413 £80
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, showing broken frame above ''PO'' due to a paper inclusion, fine mint. S.G. 55, cat. 325. Photo.
414 £500
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, corner marginal plate number single showing HPF 12 break in scroll, unmounted mint (mounted in margin), fine. S.G. 55a, cat. 850+. Photo.
415 £500
Bermuda: 1918-22 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, corner marginal plate number single showing HPF 12 break in scroll, unmounted mint (mounted in margin), some perf. separation, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1998). S.G. 55a, cat. 850+. Photo.
416 | £580
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s. (6), 2s.6d. (9, one with HPF 24 broken crown and scroll small thin, one with broken lines below left scroll), 10s. (4) and 12s.6d. (3), mint, varied condition. S.G. 88-93.
417 £95
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult.Script CA 2s. purple and bright blue on pale blue, showing broken crown and scroll repaired, and also showing nick in top right scroll, fine mint. S.G. 88 var. Photo.
418 £80
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s.6d. black and carmine on pale blue, showing HPF 24 broken crown and scroll, mint, minor gum bend, otherwise fine. S.G. 89b, cat. 300. Photo.
419 £110
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s.6d. black and carmine on pale blue, fine mint, showing HPF 57 break in lines below left scroll. S.G. 89e, cat. 350. Photo.
420 £260
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s.6d black and vermilion on deep blue, showing HPF 9 break through scroll, very fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1991) states ''S.G. 89e, the line through top right scroll is from position 9 and not S.G. 89ea from pos. 25''. Photo.
422 £1850
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s.6d black and bright orange-vermilion on deep blue, a very fine unmounted mint example of this rare shade. R.P.S. certificate (1982). S.G. 89k, cat. 3,000+. Photo.
423 £85
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10s. green and red on deep emerald, from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate number, showing HPF 60B, fresh mint, some perf. separations, otherwise fine. S.G. 92g var. Photo.
424 £85
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10s. green and red on pale emerald, from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate number, showing HPF 60B, fresh mint, minor gum wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 92 var. Photo.
425 £210
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 12s.6d. grey and orange showing HPF 60 gash in fruit and leaf, mint from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate number, some perf. separation (reattached), otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 93g, cat. 800. Photo.
426 £110
Bermuda: 1924-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 12s.6d. grey and orange showing HPF 24 broken crown and scroll (late state, possibly repaired), mint, diagonal gum bends otherwise fine and lightly hinged. S.G. 93 var. Photo.
430 £170
Bermuda: 1938-53 2s. black and red on grey-blue, line perf. 141/4, unmounted mint from the top of the sheet, fine. S.G. 117a, cat. 600. Photo.
433 £65
Bermuda: 1938-53 5s. dull yellow-green and red on yellow, line perf. 141/4, mint, fine. S.G. 118b, cat. Photo.
434 £80
Bermuda: 1938-53 5s. dull yellow-green and red on yellow, line perf. 141/4, mint, fine. S.G. 118b, cat. Photo.
435 £400
Bermuda: 1938-53 5s. bronze-green and carmine-red on pale yellow, perf. 14, lightly hinged, fine. S.G. 118c. Photo.
436 £300
Bermuda: 1938-53 5s. bronze-green and carmine-red on pale yellow, perf. 14, lightly hinged, fine. S.G. 118c. Photo.
438 £80
Bermuda: 1938-53 10s. yellow-green and carmine on green, line perf. 141/4, fine mint. S.G. 119b. Photo.
441 £680
Bermuda: 1938-53 12s.6d. grey and pale orange on ordinary paper, perf.14, unmounted mint from the lower right corner of the sheet, showing broken lower right scroll, unmounted mint, minor tone spot in margin, otherwise very fine. S.G. 120ce, cat. 2,250. Photo.
442 £180
Bermuda: 1938-53 12s.6d. grey and yellow on ordinary paper, perf. 14, fine mint. S.G. 120d, cat. 700. Photo.
443 £700
Bermuda: 1938-53 1 purple and black on red, perf. 14, unmounted mint pair from the top left corner of the sheet with plate number, one showing HPF 2 ''ER'' joined, fine. S.G. 121, a, cat. 1,375. Photo.
448 £580
Bermuda: 1962-68 2d. lilac, indigo, yellow and green, with variety lilac omitted, unmounted mint example, gum bend, otherwise fine with normal for comparison. S.G. 164a, cat. 1,000. Photo.
449 £1550
Bermuda: 1973 Tree Planting Year 15c. variety brown (Queen's head and value) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 294a, cat. 2,250, EC BMU588a - 34 mint known. Photo.
451 | £700
Bermuda: A Q.V. to K.G.VI selection in a stockbook, incl. 1875 1d. on 2d. used, 1918-22 2s. with broken Crown and Scroll mint, 1924-322s., 2s.6d., 10s. and 12s.6d. mint, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
454 | £240
Bermuda: A mainly mint Q.V. selection, incl. 1880 1/2d. (2) and 4d. in blocks of four, 1883-1904 1d. carmine-rose mint block of four, 2d. blue block of four, 21/2d. deep ultramarine block of six, etc., varied condition. (91)
455 | £230
Bermuda: A K.E.VII to Q.E.II mainly mint collection in two albums, incl. 1906-10 set, 1910-15 set with extra shades, 1920 Tercentenary set (both), 1922-34 set with extra shades, range of later issues to 1999 with watermark varieties, etc. (few 100s)
457 £210
Bermuda: Revenues: 1937 12s.6d. ''REVENUE/REVENUE'' mint, minor gum disturbance, otherwise fine. S.G. F1, cat. 1,100. Photo.
458 | £150
Bolivia: A collection in two Palo albums, incl. 1899 (Apr.) to 20c. used, 1930 Air 1b.50 on 15c. green used, range of later issues to 1979, etc. (100s)
459 | £160
British Antarctic Territory: A mainly unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. 1963-69 to 1 (both), 1966 Churchill, 1971 surcharges, 1973 to 1, 1980 Geographical 22p. watermark Crown to right of CA, etc., mainly fine. (203)
461 £140
British Guiana: 1861 1c. reddish-brown, unused with small part original gum, thinned perf., otherwise fine, also another unused example with fault to top left corner, S.G. 40, cat. 900. Photo.
462 £120
British Guiana: 1862-65 perf. 12 1c. brown, unused without gum, few short perfs., otherwise fine, S.G. 41, cat. 850. Photo.
463 £450
British Guiana: 1863-76 perf. 15 24c. yellow-green, very fresh mint, some minor off-set on gum, otherwise exceptional condition for this issue. S.G. 114, cat. 650. Photo.
465 £90
British Guiana: 1875 (Apr. 1) drop mail cover to ''Miss Pontifex, The Observatory, Georgetown'' bearing perf. 10 2c. orange, tied ''AO3'' obliterator, with Georgetown double circle c.d.s. on reverse, fine. Photo.
467 £600
British Guiana: 1881 (Dec.) 2c. on 12c. pale violet with surcharge double variety (type 23 & 24), unused with part original gum, faded and light horizontal crease, handstamp on reverse, otherwise fine, R.P.S. certificate (2011), S.G. 155c, cat. 5,500. Photo.
468 £190
British Guiana: 1881 (Dec.) ''2'' on 12c. pale violet Official type 24, fine used, S.G. 156, cat. 475. Photo.
469 £1050
British Guiana: 1888 (dated July 19 or Sept. 14) group of hand-drawn essays for an unissued revenue, comprising 2c., 4c., 6c., 24c. (2), 48c., 96c., $2.40, $4.80, $9.60, $10 and $12, also a similar 2c. cheque essay, each on tracing paper (max 58 x 84mm), some minor imperfections. Ex. De La Rue archives. Photo.
470 £1450
British Guiana: Composite essay for an unissued 25 design, dated ''June 16th 1911'', the vignette with side profile head of K.E.VII, printed in blue and brown with the side panels inscribed ''POSTAGE & REVENUE'', affixed to card (89 x 144mm) and marked ''B1'', some minor rubbing, otherwise fine. Ex. De La Rue archives. Photo.
471 £2300
British Guiana: Composite essay for an unissued 25 design, dated ''June 16th 1911'', the vignette with side profile head of K.E.VII, printed in red and green with the side panels inscribed ''POSTAGE'', affixed to card (89 x 144mm) and marked ''B2'', some minor rubbing, otherwise fine. Ex. De La Rue archives. Photo.
472 £1850
British Guiana: Composite essay for an unissued 25 design, dated ''June 16th 1911'', the vignette with side profile head of K.E.VII, printed in green and red with the side panels inscribed ''REVENUE'', affixed to card (89 x 144mm) and marked ''B3'', some minor rubbing, otherwise fine. Ex. De La Rue archives. Photo.
475 | £980
British Guiana: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1862-65 to 24c., 1863-75 perf. 121/2-13 to 48c. (4), perf. 10 to 48c. (3), perf. 15 6c., 1876-79 to 96c., 1888-89 to $5 (faded), 1905-07 to 96c., 1913-21 to 96c. (4), 1934-51 to $1, Officials with 1875 12c. and 24c., etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
476 | £800
British Guiana: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1888-89 to 72c., $3 (unused), 1889 set, 1898 Jubilee set, 1905-07 set, 1905 $2.40, 1913-21 to 96c. (3), 1921-27 set, 1934-51 set, etc., varied condition. (174)
478 | £140
British Honduras: Selection comprising 1872-79 perf. 121/2 1d. pale blue, 1d. deep blue, 3d. red-brown and 3d. chocolate unused, 1891 5c. on 3c. on 3d. red-brown with ''FIVE'' and bar double variety mint (heavy hinge), 1899 5c. with ''BEVENUE'' variety (crease) used, mixed condition (6)
480 £70
British Honduras: 1882-1887 1d. rose and 1s. grey overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12), the 1d. with bend and large part original gum, the 1s. fine with gum, S.G. 18s and 22s. Photo.
481 £90
British Honduras: 1882-87 1d. rose, 1d. carmine, 4d. and 1s., good mint, S.G. 18-20, 22, cat. 428. Photo.
482 £120
British Honduras: 1888 50c. on 1s. grey, fine mint, short perf. at top and light crease at foot, S.G. 30, cat. 450. Photo.
483 £110
British Honduras: 1888 50c. on 1s. grey, used, few short perfs., otherwise fine, S.G. 30, cat. 650. Photo.
486 £160
British Honduras: 1899 ''REVENUE'' 25c. variety ''BEVENUE'' in horizontal pair with normal, fine used. S.G. 68, a, cat. 438. Photo.
489 £100
British Honduras: 1904-07 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10c. to $5 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12), 10c. perf. fault otherwise mainly fine with part original gum, S.G. 87s-93s, cat. 250. Photo.
490 £120
British Honduras: 1908-11 25c. dull and bright purple imperforate colour trial, mounted on small piece, slightly rubbed, otherwise fine. Ex. Dr. Harper. Photo.
491 £100
British Honduras: 1908-11 25c. dull purple and orange imperforate colour trial, slightly rubbed and light horizontal crease, otherwise fine. Photo.
492 £550
British Honduras: 1913-21 Specimen stamps, Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1c. to $5 set (less 2c.) locally handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' in violet (Samuel type BH1), fine mint, one of two sets recorded, the other also missing the 2c. value. S.G. 101s and 103s-110s. Photo.
493 | £120
British Honduras: 1913-21 Specimen stamps, 1c. to $5 set of ten, 1915-16 1c. to 5c., 1918 War 1c. and 3c. (2) and 1921 Script 1c. (2), all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12), fine with gum. S.G. 101s-113s, 119s-120s. (18)
494 | £90
British Honduras: 1913-21 Specimen stamps, 5c., 10c., 25c., $1, $2, $5 and 1915 5c., handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' and with circular cancellation applied by the Angolan receiving authority, mixed condition. S.G. 104s-106s, 108s-110s and 113s..
496 £180
British Honduras: 1922-33 2c. stamp-size working die proof, in slate on glazed card, fine. Ex. Sir Henry Tucker. Photo.
497 £350
British Honduras: 1922-33 $5 blank vignette die proof in black on glazed card, 92 x 60 mm., unmarked, fine. Photo.
500 £400
British Honduras: 1922-33 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 25c. strip of three and $5 reconstructed block of four and pair, Watermark Mult. Script CA 1c., 2c. rose-carmine and 4c. strips of three, 3c., 5c., 10c., 50c. and $2 reconstructed blocks of four, all perforated or overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel types D14, D16 or D19), some with part original gum, mostly fine. S.G. 124-137s. Photo. (41)
502 £200
British Honduras: 1922-33 5c., 25c. and $2 handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type BH1), fine mint. S.G. 131s, 133s and 137s. Photo.
503 | £180
British Honduras: Selection of covers etc., comprising 1925 registered cover to Pittsburgh bearing 1923 2c. brown booklet block of four and 1921 Peace vertical pair, 1931 first flight covers bearing 1926 2c. rose booklet panes of 10 (one to Mexico and one to Guatemala), also 1922-23 2c. brown used single and 2c. rose booklet pane of 10 unmounted mint, chiefly fine. (5 items)
506 £650
British Honduras: Booklets: 1920 $2 black on pink exploded booklet, mildly toned, a pair and two blocks of four have become separated, otherwise fine, S.G. SB1, cat. 4,000. Photo.
508 £140
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1887-96 80pa. on 5d. purple and blue with variety small ''0'' in ''80'', fine mint, faint collector's mark on gum. S.G. 5a, cat. 375. Photo.
509 £260
British Levant: 1891 front of registered stationery envelope to Germany, bearing ""EXPRESS D'ORIENT"" imperf. label in salmon-pink, used with 1887-96 40pa. on 21/2d., tied by British P.O. Constantinople c.d.s., most of address is crossed out, otherwise fine. Photo.
512 £180
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1902-05 set with extra 40pa. on 21/2d., 4pi. on 10d. 4, (one with no cross on crown), 80pa. on 5d. with variety small ''0'' in ''80'', 12pi. on 2s.6d. (2), mainly good to fine mint. S.G. 8-12. Photo.
513 £320
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1906 Beyrout provisional 1pi. on 2d. mint, slightly toned, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. 15, cat. 1,400. Photo.
514 £170
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1906 Beyrout provisional 1pi. on 2d. fine used. R.P.S. certificate (1977). S.G. 15, cat. 650. Photo.
515 | £170
British Levant: Turkish Currency: 1911-13, a mainly mint selection, incl. set, shades with 4pi. on 10d. dull reddish-purple and aniline pink, etc. (27)
516 | £650
British Levant: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1889 piece bearing ''EXPRESS D'ORIENT'' imperforate label in salmon with 1885-88 80pa. on 5d. (2), Turkish Currency with 1885-88 12pi. on 2s.6d. mint (2), 1887-96 80pa. on 5d. with small ''0'' in ''80'' used, 4pi. on 10d. with large wide ''4'' mint, 1911-13 set used, 1921 set used, British Currency 1905-12 sets mint and used, 1921 set used, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
517 | £150
British Levant: A Q.V. to K.G.V group of covers and cards (35), from 1880 to 1921 incl. K.E.VII and K.G.V unused registered envelopes with a range of formats, unused postcards, covers incl. registered, uprated K.E.VII registered envelope, also some stamps and pieces, etc.
518 | £80
British Levant: A group of four covers and stationery postcard used in Salonica between 1900 and 1912, all different frankings, two registered. (5)
519 £380
British Levant: British Field Office in Salonica: 1916 ''Levant'' overprint 1/2d. to 1s. set of eight mint, 1s. with slight stain spots, otherwise mainly fine. 3d., 4d. (shows slight inverted albino impression) and 9d. with R.P.S. certificates (1972-74). S.G. S1-S8, cat. 1,400. Photo.
520 £1300
British Levant: British Field Office in Salonica: 1916 ''Levant'' overprint 1/2d. to 1s. set of eight used, mainly fine. S.G. S1-S8, cat. 3,500. Photo.
521 £190
British Levant: British Field Office in Salonica: 1916 ''Levant'' overprint 1/2d. and 1d. used on pieces tied by ''FIELD POST OFFICE/B/2 MR/16/G.X.'' c.d.s's. S.G. S1, S2, cat. 650. Photo.
522 | £65
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Foreign Rate Postcards: 1902 K.E.VII 1d. carmine postcards (CP 46) with type I ''LEVANT'' overprint, unused and four examples used from Constantinople with c.d.s's codes ''A'', ''B'', ''C'', ''D'', fine.
530 £150
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Foreign Rate Postcards: 1902 K.E.VII 1d. + 1d. carmine reply paid postcard (CP 47) with type I ''LEVANT'' overprint, reply half used from Germany to Wodena via Salonica on 02.08.1912, fine and very rare. Photo.
531 £260
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Foreign Rate Postcards: 1902 K.E.VII 1d. + 1d. carmine reply paid postcard (CP 47) with type I ''LEVANT'' overprint, reply half used from Sweden to Galata on 11.01.1913, fine and very rare. Photo.
532 | £190
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Foreign Rate Postcards: 1908 K.E.VII 1d. carmine postcard (CP 56a) De La Rue printing with type I ''LEVANT'' overprint, unused with horseshoe ''SPECIMEN'' type 17, (folds at top right corner), used from Stamboul c.d.s. code ''A'', also Constantinople c.d.s's codes ''B'', ''C'' and ''D'', fine group. (6 items)
537 £80
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Foreign Rate Postcards: 1911 K.E.VII 1d. carmine postcards (CP 56b) McCorquodale printing ? Arms over ''I'' with type III ''LEVANT'' overprint, used from Beyrout on 06.07.1911 c.d.s. code ''B'', fine and very rare. Photo.
540 | £110
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Foreign Rate Postcards: 1912 K.G.V 1d. scarlet postcards (CP 62), unused and used from Constantinople c.d.s's code ''B'' and ''C'', Stamboul c.d.s. code ''*'', incl. registered from Constantinople to London on 14.09.1914, fine group. (5 items)
542 £400
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Foreign Rate Postcards: 1913 K.G.V 1d. + 1d. scarlet reply paid postcard (CP 63), unused, no used examples have been recorded, may not have been issued, only example seen, very fine. Photo.
543 | £65
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Newspaper Wrappers: 1905 K.E.VII 1/2d. yellow-green wrappers (WP 21), unused and used from Constantinople to Germany incl. registered usage with K.E.VII 1/2d. and 21/2d. overprinted/surcharged adhesives. (3 items)
544 | £90
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Newspaper Wrappers: 1905 K.E.VII 1/2d. yellow-green wrappers (WP 21), used from Beyrout, Smyrna and Stamboul, fine. (3 items)
545 | £80
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Newspaper Wrappers: 1905 K.E.VII 1/2d. yellow-green wrapper (WP 21), registered from Stamboul on 7.11.1908 to Austria, uprated with K.E.VII 1/2d. and 1d. (2) adhesives, fine.
546 £140
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Newspaper Wrappers: 1905 K.E.VII 1/2d. yellow-green wrapper (WP 21), registered from Stamboul on 09.10.1908 to Austria, uprated by K.E.VII 1/2d, and 11/2d. adhesives, very fine. Photo.
547 | £100
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Newspaper Wrappers: 1911 K.E.VII 1/2d. bright green wrappers (WP 22), McCorquodale printing (no stop after ''LEVANT''), unused and used from Constantinople c.d.s's codes ''A'' and ''D'' on 24.12.1912, 04.10.1912, very fine. (3 items)
548 | £270
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Newspaper Wrappers: 1911 K.E.VII 1/2d. bright green wrappers (WP 22), McCorquodale printing but with ''local'' overprint (with stop after ''LEVANT''), unused and used from Constantinople on 20.01.1912 and 23.03.1912 to Germany, fine and scarce. (3 items)
549 | £140
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Overprinted Newspaper Wrappers: 1912 K.G.V 1/2d. green wrappers (WP 25), dies II and III unused and die III used from Salonica and Smyrna to Hungary and Coventry, fine. (3 items)
550 £500
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown (RP 24) surcharged 40 Paras, sizes F, G and H, each handstamped ''ULTRAMAR'' in blue, ex Goa P.O. Archive. The only recorded examples. Photo.
551 | £110
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown (RP 24) surcharged 40 Paras size F unused (2), and used from Constantinople to Gera (scarce), size G unused (2) and used from Constantinolpe to Berlin (2) and London. (8 items)
552 | £70
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown (RP 24) surcharged 40 Paras sizes F and G used from Beyrout to Germany and Cyprus, fine. (2 items)
553 | £85
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown (RP 24) surcharged 40 Paras size G, used from Salonica to Berlin on 14.08.1907 with early registration label with undated British Post Office Salonica c.d.s., very fine and scarce. Ex Kuyas.
555 | £120
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown (RP 24H2) surcharged 40 Paras size H2 unused die 2 and die 11 showing varieties of ''R'' in oval, fine.
556 | £80
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown (RP 24H2) surcharged 40 Paras size H2 used from Constantinople to Berlin on 28.03.1912, fine.
557 £200
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown (RP 24H2) surcharged 40 Paras size H2 used from Salonica to Hungary on 07.08.1913, fine. Photo.
558 £200
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown (RP 24K) surcharged 40 Paras size K, with ''Specimen'' in manuscript and stamped ''MMcCORQUODALE & Co., LIMITED'' in violet and manuscript ''HG 311/-3'' record example, some discolouration around stamp but probably unique. Photo.
560 £250
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown die 7 (RP 24K) surcharged 40 Paras size K, used from Constantinople to Switzerland on 2. 6. 1909 with 4pi. on 10d. K.E.VII adhesive, very fine and rare usage. Photo.
561 £210
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown die 7 (RP 24K) surcharged 40 Paras size K, used from Smyrna to Austria on 15. 10. 1908, very fine and rare usage. Photo.
562 £120
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown die 15 (RP 24G) surcharged 1 Piastre, size G unused, very fine and scarce. Photo.
563 £400
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown die 15 (RP 24G) surcharged 1 Piastre, size G used from Beyrout to Malta on 02.11.1908 with 1s. K.E.VII adhesive, only recorded usage of this envelope, very fine. Photo.
564 £200
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1902 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown die 14 (RP 24H) surcharged 1 Piastre, size H, unused, very fine and rare. Photo.
566 | £60
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1907 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown die 15 (RP 25G) surcharged 1 Piastre, without ''R'', size G, print code CA, used from Beyrout to London on 04.12.1908, fine and scarce.
568 £520
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1908 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown die 18 (RP 26F) surcharged 1 Piastre, without ''R'', size F, printing code CD, unused, extremely rare and very fine. One other unused example is known, held in the British Postal Museum Archive. Photo.
569 | £160
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1908 K.E.VII issue 3d. brown dies 11 and 16 (RP 26G) surcharged 1 Piastre, without ''R'', size G unused print code MB, used with codes AD, AE, MB, CC from Beyrout (2) and Constantinople (2), showing varieties in width of ''REGN.FEE'', fine group. (5 items)
570 | £130
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1911 K.G.V issue 1pi. on 3d. brown with white ''W'' (RP 27G) size G unused with print codes GE, LE, used with GE, KE, LE from Constantinople to Austria, Belgium and Germany, fine group. (5 items)
571 £110
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1911 K.G.V issue 1pi. on 3d. brown with white ''W'' (RP 27K) size K, print code EE, fine unused and scarce. Photo.
572 £200
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1911 K.G.V issue 1pi. on 3d. brown with white ''W'' (RP 27K) size K, used from Constantinople to Germany on 1. 12. 1913 with additional 1/2d. (5) adhesives, fine and rare. Photo.
575 | £95
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1912 K.G.V issue 1pi. on 3d. brown die 10, without ''W'' (RP 28H) size H unused print code JF and used to Germany on 01.12.1913 from Constantinople, fine.
576 £140
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1912 K.G.V issue 1pi. on 3d. brown die 10, without ''W'' (RP 28H) size H, used on 07.08.1913 from Salonica to Hungary, fine and scarce. Photo.
577 £500
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1912 K.G.V issue 1pi. on 3d. brown die 11, without ''W'' (RP 28H2) size H2, print code LF, unused, only one example recorded, very fine. Photo.
578 £200
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: 1912 K.G.V issue 1pi. on 3d. brown die 7, without ''W'' (RP 28K) size K, print code CG, unused, some toning on reverse, otherwise fine and very rare. Photo.
579 £230
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Registration Envelopes: Post First World War use of pre-war Postal Stationery: 1912 K.G.V issue 1pi. on 3d. brown die 7, without ''W'' (RP 28K) size K, print code CG, used from Constantinople on 09.12.1921 to Worthing, redirected to London with 183/4pi. on 1s. adhesive, only used example recorded, a few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
580 £70
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of Post Office at Smyrna 01.03.1919 Use of unoverprinted stationery: 1913 K.G.V. issue 1d. scarlet reply paid postcard (CP 63) size f reply half used as outward half from Smyrne on 14.10.1919 to Georgetown British Guiana, with Smyrna c.d.s. code ''A'', very fine and rare. Photo.
581 | £100
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of Post Office at Smyrna 01.03.1919: 1921 K.G.V. issue 11/2d. brown postcard (CP 77) size d, used with Smyrna c.d.s's codes ''A'' and ''B'' to U.S.A., very fine and rare.
582 | £45
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: Re-Opening of Post Office at Smyrna 01.03.1919: Use of unoverprinted stationery: 1920 (Sept. 20) K.G.V 1/2d. envelope (EP 54) to Zurich, with Smyrna c.d.s. code ''A'', fine.
583 £260
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of Post Office at Smyrna 01.03.1919 Use of unoverprinted stationery: 1915 K.G.V. issue, 2d. black Forces registered envelope (RP F1) size G, used from Smyrna to Cairo on 10.05.1919, redirected to Alexandria with 5m. (2) Egyptian adhesives and Cairo registration label, rare and attractive franking. Photo.
585 £130
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of Post Office at Smyrna 01.03.1919 Use of unoverprinted stationery: 1920 K.G.V. issue, 31/2d. blue registered envelope (RP 29F) size F, used from Smyrna to Leeds on 29.07.1920, only example of this size recorded to date, fine. Photo.
587 £240
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of Post Office at Smyrna 01.03.1919 Use of unoverprinted stationery: 1920 K.G.V. provisional issue, 3d. brown + 1d. carmine registered envelope (RP 32G) size G used from Smyrna to U.S.A., on 11.09.1920, very fine. Photo.
589 | £130
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of Post Office at Smyrna 01.03.1919 Use of unoverprinted stationery: 1920 K.G.V. issue, 4d. grey-green registered envelope (RP 30H) size H used from Smyrna to U.S.A. on 10.01.1921, with provisional Smyrna label and adhesives, very fine. Ex Kuyas.
591 £150
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of Post Office at Smyrna 01.03.1919 Use of unoverprinted stationery: 1921 K.G.V. issue, 5d. orange registered envelope (RP 34H) size H used from Smyrna to Galata, Constantinople on 26.05.1922, scarce. Ex Kuyas. Photo.
592 | £190
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of The British Army Base Post Office at Constantinople on 04.02.1919: For Civilian use: 1915 K.G.V issue 2d. black Forces registered envelopes (RPF 1) size G used to England with Army Post Office S.X.3 and British A.P.O. cancellations on 9.07.1919 and 13.04.1920, also another used in wartime period with Army Post Office S.X.1 on 4. 8. 1917, fine group. (3 items)
593 | £120
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of The British Post Office at Constantinople on 07.1920: 1915 K.G.V issue 2d. black Forces registered envelopes (RPF 1) size G used to Zurich and U.S.A.,, former with B.A.P.O. registration label, latter with label with undated c.d.s., fine. (2 items)
594 £75
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of The British Post Office at Constantinople on 07.1920: 1915 K.G.V issue 4d. grey green registered envelopes (RP 30G) size G used to Estonia on 11.04.1921, very scarce use of this size envelope, small ink stain on front, otherwise fine. Photo.
595 £180
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of The British Post Office at Constantinople on 07.1920: 1920 K.G.V issue 4d. grey green registered envelopes (RP 30H) size H used to Port Said, Egypt on 10.09.1921, uprated with 101/2 piastres in adhesives, very fine. Ex Kuyas. Photo.
596 | £220
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of The British Post Office at Constantinople on 07.1920: 1920 K.G.V issue 4d. grey green registered envelopes (RP 30H) size H two used to U.S.A. on 18.01.1921 and 17.09.1921 with Constantinople c.d.s. codes A and B, uprated with G.B. 21/2d. (2) and 71/2pi. on 1s. adhesives, fine pair.
597 £240
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of The British Post Office at Constantinople on 07.1920: 1920 K.G.V provisional issue 2d. black + 2d. orange registered envelope (RP 31G) size G, used to Estonia on 22.11.1920, very fine and scarce. Photo.
598 £170
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Unoverprinted Stationery: Re-Opening of The British Post Office at Constantinople on 07.1920: 1921 K.G.V issue 5d. orange registered envelope (RP 34G) size G, used to Leicester on 10.12.1921 uprated with 183/4pi. on 1s. adhesive, fine and rare. Photo.
599 | £190
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelopes (RP 34F) size F, unused (2) one with ''1922'' handstamp ex U.P.U. in Berne, other handstamped ''COLONIAS'' ex Goa archive, print codes KP and JP, fine.
600 | £100
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelopes (RP 34F) size F, unused with print codes FP, JP and MP (2), fine. (4 items)
601 £110
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelope (RP 34F) size F, used to Paris on 31.12.1921, earliest date recorded, fine. Photo.
602 | £120
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelope (RP 34G) size G unused with print codes JP, KP (2) and AQ, fine. (4 items)
603 | £110
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelope (RP 34G) size G, used to Estonia on 11.05.1922, uprated by 71/2pi. on 5d. adhesive, very fine.
604 | £70
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelope (RP 34H) size H unused print code FP and used to Bulgaria on 16.10.1922, fine. (2 items)
605 £70
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelope (RP 34H) size H used to Germany on 08.03.1923, attractive uprated franking. Photo.
607 £140
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelope (RP 34K) size K with print code LP used to Paris on 09.02.1922 with 15pi. on 10d. adhesive, fine and rare. Ex Kuyas. Photo.
608 £200
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 5d. orange registered envelope (RP 34K) size K unused print code GP and used with print code EP to London, uprated by 71/2pi. on 5d. (4) adhesives, fine and rare. Photo.
609 £170
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1922 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 41/2d. puce registered envelope (RP 38F) size F unused (2) print code AR, one handstamped ''COLONIAS'' ex Goa archive, fine. Photo.
611 | £120
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1922 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 41/2d. puce registered envelope (RP 38G) size G, three unused with print codes AR, BR, CR, fine.
612 £350
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1922 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 41/2d. puce registered envelope (RP 38G) size G used by Air Mail to Tehran on 12.05.1923, very attractive and rare franking. Photo.
613 | £120
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1922 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 41/2d. puce registered envelope (RP 38H) size H, three unused with print codes LQ, MQ and AR, very fine.
614 £200
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1922 K.G.V issue 71/2pi. on 41/2d. puce registered envelope (RP 38K) size K two unused with print code JQ, one handstamped ''COLONIAS'' ex Goa archives, fine and rare. Photo.
616 | £50
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 41/2pi. on 11/2d. brown postcard (CP 77) size d (3), used to Holland, Germany and York with Constantinople c.d.s's codes A, B and C, fine.
617 £290
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1921 K.G.V issue 41/2pi. on 11/2d. + 41/2pi. on 11/2d. brown reply paid postcard (CP 80) size f unused (2) and used, registered to Germany on 27.09.1923 with 183/4pi. on 1s. adhesive, one of only four used examples recorded to date, very fine. Ex Kuyas. Photo.
618 £100
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1918 K.G.V issue 41/2pi. on 1d. carmine postcard (CP 73) size d unused (2), one handstamped ''COLONIAS'' ex Goa archive, fine. Photo.
619 £270
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stationery: G.B. Postal Stationery Surcharged for use in Constantinople only: 1918 K.G.V issue 41/2pi. on 1d. carmine postcard (CP 73) size d, used to Germany on 02.08.1923, fine and rare. Photo.
620 | £80
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: 1892-93 Acceptance of Mail by British Post Office in Constantinople: 20pa. Turkish postcard used to Liege on 31.01.1893 and 5l. Greek postcard cancelled on arrival on 13.12.1892 with c.d.s. code A, fine and unusual.
622 | £55
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stamped Envelopes: 1892 issue Q.V. 21/2d. grey-blue (EP 35) surcharged 40pa., used from Constantinople to Germany, also another registered to U.S.A., with British Post Office Constantinople c.d.s. codes ''C'' and ''D'', fine. (2 items)
623 | £95
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stamped Envelopes: 1892 issue Q.V. 21/2d. grey-blue (EP 35) surcharged 40pa., used from Stamboul to Cyprus, cancelled with ''S'' in barred oval and also to London with Stamboul c.d.s. code ''C'', very fine. (2 items)
625 | £55
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stamped Envelopes: 1892 issue Q.V. 21/2d. grey-blue (EP 35) surcharged 40pa., used from Beyrout to Cairo and registered to Berlin (triple rate) with Beyrout scroll type c.d.s. code ''C'', fine to very fine. (2 items)
626 | £70
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stamped Envelopes: 1892 issue Q.V. 21/2d. grey-blue (EP 35) surcharged 40pa., used from Beyrout to Australia on 17.12.95 and 09.03.76, former registered, both with scroll type c.d.s. code ''C'', very fine.
629 £170
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stamped Envelopes: 1892 issue Q.V. 21/2d. grey-blue (EP 35) with forged inverted surcharge 40pa., early registered use on 5. 3. 1894 from Beyrout to France (with open top to ''4''), fine. Photo.
630 | £45
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stamped Envelopes: 1892 issue Q.V. 21/2d. grey-blue (EP 35) with surcharge 40pa., used from Salonica on 29.09.1902 to Cairo with Salonica c.d.s. code ''B'', fine.
631 £180
The Dr. A. Huggins Collection: British Levant: Postal Stationery: Surcharged Stamped Envelopes: 1892 issue Q.V. 21/2d. grey-blue (EP 35) with forged inverted surcharge 40pa., triple rate registered usage from Beyrout to France on 21. 3. 94 (with open top to ''4''), very fine. Photo.
633 | £450
British Solomon Islands: A mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1907 set, 1908-11 set, 1914-25 1/2d. to 1 set with shades, 1922-31 set, 1956-63 set, 1968-71 $2 with inverted watermark, good range of later issues to 1985, etc. (100s)
634 £150
British Virgin Islands: 1867-70 perf. 15 1s. on toned paper, with variety long tailed ''S'', unused, part original gum, some blunted perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 14ba, cat. 900. Photo.
635 | £720
British Virgin Islands: 1867 1s. black and rose-carmine on white paper, complete sheet of 20 (4 x 5) missing just the top margin, mint with usual streaky gum, fine, S.G. 18, cat. 1,800.
636 | £300
British Virgin Islands: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1866 white wove paper 6d. (2, one with large ''V'', fault), 1879-80 21/2d., etc., varied condition. (180)
637 £230
Brunei: 1908-22 $25 black on red mint (characteristic dried gum), fine. S.G. 48, cat. 650. Photo.
638 | £720
Brunei: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1895 set, 1906 set, 1907-10 set, 1908-22 to $5, 1922 Malaya-Borneo set, 1924-37 set with 5c. brown with retouched ''5'', 1947-51 set also 5c. perf. 14 and perf. 141/2 x 131/2 in blocks of six, one of each with ''5'' retouched, 1964-72 set, etc., varied condition. (212)
643 | £700
Burma: Japanese Occupation: A collection on leaves, incl. Japanese Army Administration 1943 (Sept. 22nd) to 5r. on 30a. mint, 1r. on 10s. and 5r. on 30s. (black surcharge) both in mint blocks of eight, 1942 1c. on 1s. to 15c. on 4s. mint, 1943 (Oct.) issue for Shan State set mint, complete sheets and blocks of the Farmer and definitive issues, postal stationery, forgeries and bogus covers, etc. (100s)
644 | £160
Burma: Japanese Occupation: 1942 a selection of Peacock overprints, incl. Myaungmmya overprinted on K.G.V 9p. mint, on K.G.VI 4a. black and red overprint mint, 8a. Official stamp mint, forgeries, etc. (81)
645 | £350
Canada: Newfoundland: 1919 Caribou 1c. to 36c. set in mint blocks of four, most marginal, mainly fine with most unmounted. (48) S.G. 130-141, cat. 650+.
646 £260
Canada: Nova Scotia: 1851-57 1d. red-brown with small to large margins all round, good colour, part original gum, corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 1, cat. 2,750. Photo.
647 £75
Canada: 1851 neat mourning envelope to Lennoxville, bearing a fine strike of the Crowned circular ''PAID/AT/QUEBEC L.C.'', ''3d.'' in circle and Quebec c.d.s. all in red. Photo.
651 £350
Canada: 1897 Jubilee $3 bistre, mint, slight gum disturbance, otherwise fine. S.G. 138, cat. 1,400. Photo.
652 £200
Canada: 1897 Jubilee $4, unused, part original gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 139, cat. 1,300. Photo.
654 | £550
Canada: A mint and used collection, incl. large and small Queens, 1897 Jubilee to $1 mint, 1908 Quebec set unused, 1928-29 set mint with 8c. booklet block of six, 1930-31 to $1 mint, 1935 to $1 mint, 1937-38 set mint, also Newfoundland 1931 Air with and without watermarks sets mint, 1933 Air set mint, etc. varied condition. (few 100s)
655 | £350
Canada: A mainly used collection of small Queens in an album, incl. comprehensive cancellation study with 2 ring numerals, fancy cancellations, coloured, strips of three, scarce letters and initials, duplex cancellations, also 3c. Indian red the rare perf. 121/2, guide dots, re-entries and plate flaws, etc., mainly good to fine. (552 and 7 covers)
656 | £150
Canada: A mint and used collection in four albums and loose, incl. 1897 Jubilee 20c. mint, 1928-29 set with extra 50c. used, range of later issues to 2011, etc. (many 100s)
659 | £90
Canada: Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of K.G.VI and early Q.E.II booklets (approx. 150) incl. English, French and bilingual text covers, etc.
661 £230
Cayman Islands: 1907 (Nov.) 1/2d. on 5s. salmon and green, 1d. on 5s. salmon and green, fine mint, latter is unmounted. S.G. 18, 19, cat. 575. Photo.
662 £320
Cayman Islands: 1917 (Feb.) War Stamp 11/2d. on 21/2d. deep blue, fine mint from the right of the sheet, scarce. S.G. 55, cat. 750. Photo.
663 £95
Cayman Islands: 1932 Centenary 1/4d. to 10s. set with additional 1/4d. and 1d., mint, 5s. and 10s. (light overall toning) otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 84-95, cat. 450. Photo.
664 | £750
Cayman Islands: A mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1902-03 set, 1907 set, 1908 1d. on 4d., 1907-09 set, 1912-20 to 10s. (3), 1921-26 to 10s. (both), 1932 Centenary set, 1935 set, 1938-48 to 10s. (3), good range of later issues to 1985, etc., varied condition. (100s)
665 | £700
Cayman Islands: A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated accumulation on stockpages and leaves, mainly mint incl. 1902-03 to 1s., 1905 to 1s., 1d. has dented frame variety, 1907 4d. to 5s., 1907 (Aug.) 1/2d. on 1d., 1907 (Nov.) 1/2d. on 5s. and 1d. on 5s., 1912-29 1/4d. to 5s., War Stamp study with minor varieties, range of multiples, 1917 (Feb.) 11/2d. on 21/2d. type 15 with no fraction bar (3, two contained in positional multiples), 1917 (Sept.) 11/2d. on 21/2d. type 17 overprints ''SPECIMEN'', 1921-26 wmk. MCA to 5s. (4, shades), wmk. Script to 5s., 1932 Centenary to 5s. (2), 1935 to 5s., 1938-48 to 10s. (4), a few Q.E.II, etc., mixed condition with some toned, many fine. (few 100s)
666 | £150
Cayman Islands: Small mint accumulation in packets and as large multiples, incl. 1950 definitives in pairs, 1953-62 4d. sheets of 60 (2), 1959 Constitution set in sheets of 60, 1962 definitives set to 1s.3d. in blocks of 45+, mostly unmounted mint, mixed condition. (100s)
667 £2100
Ceylon: 1857-59 1d. blue (3) and 2d. green used on 1858 (July 29) envelope, addressed to ''Captain Cochrane, H.M.S. Niger, Singapore'', each cancelled by barred ovals, with Trincomalee u.d.c. showing manuscript date on reverse, a few imperfections, otherwise fine and scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2013). Photo.
668 £1000
Ceylon: 1857-59 1d. blue and 5d. chestnut, used together on 1860 (May 8) envelope to Ireland, both tied by barred ovals, with Galle Steamer Letter and Carlow transit and receiving marks on reverse. B.P.A. certificate (2013). Photo.
669 £950
Ceylon: 1857-59 5d. chestnut with good margins all round, used on 1859 (June 11) envelope to Victoria, cancelled by barred oval, with Colombo, Melbourne and Dunolly transit and receiving marks on reverse, fine, B.P.A. certificate (2013). S.G. 5. Photo
671 £550
Ceylon: 1866-68 3d. carmine-rose, perf. 14, and 1867-70 6d. deep brown, used together on 1870 (May 3) envelope to England, tied by Colombo duplexes, a few minor cover faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
672 £1000
Ceylon: 1867-70 4d. rose-carmine and 5d. yellow-olive, used together on 1870 (June 12) envelope to England, tied by barred oval ''A'', with ''COLOMBO/PAID'' c.d.s. in red below, with Weymouth receiving mark on reverse. B.P.A. certificate (2013). Photo.
673 £800
Ceylon: 1867-70 1s. reddish violet (2) used on 1871 (Aug. 7) envelope to Edinburgh, tied by Colombo duplex, fine. S.G. 71b. Photo.
674 | £550
Ceylon: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1893-99 set mint, 1898-99 set mint, 1903-05 set mint, 1904-05 set mint, 1910-11 to 5r. mint, 1912-25 to 10r. dies I and II mint, 1935-36 set with 3c. perf. 14 mint, 1938-49 set with all perfs. mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
675 | £260
Ceylon: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1857-59 1s.9d. unused, 1872-80 to 96c. used, 1903-05 set mint, 1904-05 set mint, 1910-11 set mint, 1912-25 to 5r. mint (3), 1938-49 to 5r. mint, also a few later issues, etc., varied condition. (359)
676 £260
Chile: 1845 cover to Bogota, manuscript ''Vapor Peru'', bearing unframed ''FRANCA'', two line ''VAPOR PERU/P'' and oval framed ''SANTIAGO/DE CHILE'' all in red. The letter is addressed to General Mosquera, President of the Republic of New Grenada. Photo.
677 | £320
China: Postcards, a group of thirteen Boxer Rebellion picture postcards, along with nineteen advertising cards, mainly fine.
678 £1350
China: 1967 Thoughts of Mao Tse-Tung (1st Issue) both se-tenant strips unfolded, superb unmounted mint. S.G. 2344a, 2349a, cat. 6,500. Photo.
679 | £1650
China: A mint and used collection in a stockbook, People's Republic issues from 1950s to 1978, incl. 1963 Landscapes set unmounted mint, 1967 Thoughts of Mao both strips of five marginal used, 1967 Labour Day set used, 1967 25th Anniversary of Mao's Talks set of three used, 1978 Horses miniature sheet unmounted mint, also some Hong Kong, etc. Stated to cat. 5,000.
680 | £2000
China: A collection from 1949 to 2000 in eight albums, incl. early issues unused and used with some original printings, 1950s issues mainly used with some unused, 1960s incl. Cultural Revolution and a comprehensive range to 2000 incl. 1980 Year of the Monkey used, covers, f.d.c's and stationery items. (1,000s)
681 | £1300
China: An unused (without gum where issued) or unmounted mint collection from 1953 to 1984 in a stockbook incl. 1972 Merchant Shipping set, 1974 Industrial Production set, 1976 Five Year Plan set of sixteen, 1978 Horses miniature sheet, 1978 Arts and Crafts miniature sheet, a few booklets incl. 1981 Year of the Cock, etc. Stated to cat. 4,000. (approx. 280)
682 | £1550
China: An accumulation in two stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1904 (Mar.) Postage Due set used, 1904 (Nov.) Postage Due to 30c. used, 1912 overprinted at Shanghai to $2 used, 1929 Unification set used, 1930-33 second Peking printing to $10 used, etc. (1,000s)
683 | £750
China: An unused (without gum where issued) or unmounted mint collection from 1961 to 1974 in four small Chinese folding stockbooks incl. 1964 Peonies set of fifteen, 1971 Afro-Asian Friendship set, 1971 Albanian Workers set, 1972 10th Anniversary of Mao's Edict set, 1973 Pandas (2 sets), etc. Stated to cat. 2,400. (142)
684 | £2000
China: Early to modern accumulation in a carton incl. large quantity of People's Republic issues, Taiwan with many covers. Mixed condition (1,000s)
685 | £620
China: A collection in two albums, stockbook, leaves and loose, 1897 to modern incl. 1922-23 Second Peking printing 1/2c. to $1 mint, China locals incl. Chefoo 1893 2c. grey-blue type I mint, Tientsin bogus local issue 1/2c. to 15c. mint, People's Republic mint and used incl. 1963 Landscapes used, 1964 Peonies used, Manchukuo, Japanese P.O's 1900 1y. carmine mint, f.d.c's incl. miniature sheets, etc. (100s)
686 | £680
China: An accumulation in four stockbooks from 1890s to 1990s incl. early issues and mint and used reprints, also a selection from the North East province, also with duplicated Peoples Republic issues, also many used sets from the 1960s and mint and used selection of Taiwan. (1,000s)
687 | £420
China: A collection in fifteen albums and stockbook, incl. a good range of modern issues to 1999 with miniature sheets, maximum cards, postal stationery, etc. (many 100s)
688 | £1050
China: A used accumulation from 1880 to 1930 on leaves and stockcards, incl. a large quantity of used Coiling Dragon issues, also a selection of province issues. (1000+)
689 | £600
China: A duplicated used accumulation from 1890s to 1960s in a stockbook with strength in People Republic issues. (1,000s)
690 | £700
China: A mainly used collection from 1912 to 1960s in an album incl. Coiling dragons, Junks, middle period issues, Taiwan, Regions and Peoples Republic to the 1960s with duplication throughout. (100s)
691 | £780
China: A mostly used collection from 1890s to 1990s in an album incl. Coiling Dragons, Junks, middle period issues, Manchukuo, Communist regions, Peoples Republic with early reprints unused, 1960s used sets with Goldfish, Landscapes, Cultural Revolution Wives, some later issues with 1973 Gymnastics and Acrobatics sets unmounted mint. (100s)
692 | £180
China: Taiwan: A mint and used collection in five stockbooks, 1950s to 1995, incl. 1954 Afforestation 40c. and $10 unused, 1962 Ancient Chinese Paintings set of four mint, later sets unmouted mint, etc. (100s)
694 £750
Cook Islands: 1902 perf. 11 2d. deep brown, showing variety no figures of value, fine used, rare. S.G. 31a, cat. 3,250. Photo.
696 £380
Cook Islands: 1921-23 2s. deep blue postal fiscal with overprint in carmine, in a fine unmounted mint block of four, fresh appearance, rare in multiples. Ex J.E. Williams. S.G. 76b. Photo.
698 | £780
Cook Islands: A mainly mint collection in two albums, incl. 1921-23 set, 1931-32 Postal Fiscal set, 1936-44 Postal Fiscal set, 1943-54 Postal Fiscal set, range of sheetlets, etc., varied condition. (100s)
703 £600
Cyprus: 1881 1/2d. on 1d. red 18 mm. surcharge, plates 174 LI, 201 CC and MH, 205 ID, II and OC, 216 KL, 217 TI, 220 DI used, also 205 FC and 208 NC unused, fair to fine. Photo.
706 £580
Cyprus: 1923 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red fine used with part forged Nicosia registered datestamp. S.G. 101. R.P.S. certificate (2014). Photo.
707 £1250
Cyprus: 1938-53 1pi. orange, perf. 131/2 x 121/2, in a block of four from the foot of the sheet, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, rare multiple. S.G. 154a, cat. 2,200+. Photo.
708 £260
Cyprus: 1938-53 1pi. orange, perf. 131/2 x 121/2, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 154a, cat. 550. Photo.
710 | £480
Cyprus: A K.E.VII to Q.E.II unmounted collection, incl. 1904-10 set (less 6pi.), 1921-23 to 45pi., 1924-28 to 90pi., 1934 set, 1938-51 set, etc., good to fine. (92)
711 | £230
Cyprus: A mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1928 Anniversary set, 1938-51 set, 1955-60 set, 1960-61 Republic set with 15m. olive-green and indigo, 1963 Scout miniature sheet, etc., varied condition. (199)
712 | £200
Cyprus: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1882-86 to 12pi. (2) used, 1924-28 to 90pi. mint, 1928 Anniversary set mint, 1934 set mint, 1938-51 to 1 used (2), etc., varied condition. (144)
718 | £1250
Denmark: A comprehensive mint and used collection in seven albums, incl. Skilling currency used selection with 1851-54 4 R.B.S. (11), 1854-59 2sk. (3), 4sk. (9), 8sk. (3) and 16sk. (4), 1858 4sk. (15) and 8sk. (3), 1864-70 values to 8sk. (2) and 18sk. (2), 1871-74 to 16sk., then 1875-1901 and 1875-1901 values to 100o. used (both with shades), 1904-05 King Christian IX set mint, 1912 and 1915 G.P.O Copenhagen 5k. deep carmine red used, 1925 air sets mint and used (1o, 50o. on piece), 1930 birthday set mint, etc., then largely complete to 2003 (mostly with a mint and used example of each issue), also range of perfins, officials, seals, covers from 1843 onwards with W.W.II censored mail, quantity of literature with ''Katalog over danske firmaperforinger 2001'' perfin catalogue etc., mixed condition. (100s)
719 | £210
Denmark: Locals: An collection of mint and used locals in an album, incl. Aalborg, Aarhus, Fredricia, Horsens, Kobenhavn, Randers, etc., with multiples and postal stationery, also ''The Private Local Posts of Denmark'' by Sten Christensen, mostly fine. (approx. 495 items)
722 £50
Dominica: 1907-08 Watermark Crown CA 5s. black and brown, used on 1913 cover, registered to Germany, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 46. Photo.
724 | £280
Dominica: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1903-07 set mint, 1907-08 set mint, 1908-20 set mint, 1921-22 set mint, 1923-33 set mint, etc., varied condition. (125)
727 | £260
Egypt: Austrian Post Office: 1850 to 1888 selection of covers, cards and a few stamps, incl. 1850 cover to Constantinople, bearing ''ALEXANDRIEN'' c.d.s. in blue, 1850 entire to Trieste, bearing two line ''ALEXANDRIEN/JUN. 5.'', 1883 cover to Scotland bearing 10sld. tied by ''GERUSALEM'' c.d.s., etc. (13 items, 18 stamps)
728 | £980
Egypt: British Post Offices: A collection of covers and stamps on leaves, incl. 1859 cover to Malta with small ''ALEXANDRIA'' c.d.s. in red, 1867 entire to London, bearing 1858-69 2d. plate 9 KC and 1865-73 4d. plate 9 AE tied by ''B01'' barred oval, 1869 entire to London, bearing 1867-70 6d. plate 8 JG-JH tied by ''B01'' barred oval, incoming mail, 1867-74 5s. plate 1 FA with ''B02'' barred oval, etc., mixed condition. (19 items, 25 stamps)
729 £920
Egypt: British Post Offices, Suez: 1863 Telegram envelope with enclosed telegram to Bombay, bearing 1862 1s. RF tied by ''B02'' barred oval with Suez c.d.s. below. Photo.
730 £600
Egypt: British Post Offices, Suez: 1863 Telegram envelope with enclosed telegram to Bombay, bearing 1862 6d. LE-LF pair tied by ''B02'' barred oval with Suez c.d.s. below. Photo.
731 £260
Egypt: British Post Offices, Cairo: 1872 envelope registered to London, bearing 1865-73 4d. plate 12 DJ-DL strip, cancelled by ''B01'' barred oval with Cairo c.d.s. alongside, Alexadria c.d.s. below. Photo.
732 | £1600
Egypt: French Post Offices: A collection of mainly covers and cards on leaves, incl. 1800 Official entire bearing fine ''LE CAIRE'' handstamp, 1804 entire bearing two line ''106/ALEXANDRIE'' in red, 1859 cover to France bearing 1853-61 10c. and 20c. (2) cancelled by ''3704'' small figures, 1872 cover to France, bearing 1870-71 40c. pair (one damaged) cancelled by ''5119'' large figures, postal stationery, etc. (76 items, 33 stamps)
733 £80
Egypt: French Post Offices: 1838 large part cover from Bombay to Glasgow, sent via the French P.O. in Alexandria, bearing Boxed ''INDES ORIENT/PAR/ALEXANDRIE'' also disinfected at Malta. Photo.
734 | £550
Egypt: Greek Post Office: 1852 to 1879, three covers and part cover, incl. 1852 cover from Alexandria to Syra, with manuscript ''15'' rate mark and Forwarding Agents cachet and disinfection slit, 1864 cover from Alexandria to Syra, bearing Large Hermes Head 80l., etc.
735 | £270
Egypt: Italian Post Office: 1866 to 1877, five covers, two franked by 60c., one with 40c., one with Italian P.O's 30c. brown, other with 40c., also three stamps, all with ''234'' dotted numeral of Alexandria.
736 | £450
Egypt: 1866 issue, a collection on leaves, incl. 5pa. unused with part of central overprint omitted, 20pa. perf. 13 used, 1pi. perf. 13 used, 2pi. perf. 121/2 unused vertical pair, 10pi. perf. 121/2 three sides and perf. 13 other side, used with E.S.C. certificate (1979), etc. varied condition. (58)
737 | £550
Egypt: 1867-71 Penasson issue, a collection on leaves, incl. imperforate essay without value in sage-green, 10pa. unused with 'horned Obelisk' variety, 20pa. unused vertical pair and five singles, 2pi. unused (2), also perf. 121/2 unused, 5pi. unused (2), used (5), shades, etc., varied condition. (174)
738 | £140
Egypt: 1872-75 Penasson printing, a collection on leaves, incl. litho 20pa. perf. 131/2 unused with part original gum, typo with 20pa. perf. 121/2 x 131/4 mint, 5pi. perf. 121/2 x 131/2 used, etc. (66)
739 | £800
Egypt: 1874-75 Bulaq printing, a collection on leaves, incl. 20pa. perf. 131/2 x 121/2 mint block of twelve from top-right corner of sheet, 1pi. tte-bche mint vertical pair and strip of three, 21/2pi. watermark inverted in a mint block (5 x 2), perf. 121/2 x 131/2 mint block of four, 5pi. perf. 121/2 mint block of six, etc., varied condition. (111)
740 £680
Egypt: 1879 (Apr.) 20pa. pale blue with watermark upright, in a fine and fresh mint block of eighteen, a very rare multiple. S.G. 46. Photo.
741 £260
Egypt: 1879 (Apr.) 1pi. rose with watermark upright, in a fine and fresh mint block of sixteen from the top left corner of the sheet showing plate number ''2''. S.G. 47. Photo.
743 £150
Egypt: 1922 Proclamation of the Monarchy 1m. and 15m. with trials of the overprint in red, both fine mint. Only 100 of each value exist. Photo.
744 | £700
Egypt: 1923-24 issue, collection on leaves, incl. 15m. imperforate colour trial pair in apple-green, 5m. and 15m. imperforate vertical pairs on gummed watermarked paper, 5m. miscut and overprinted ''CANCELLED'', E1 unmounted mint, also used block of ten, etc. (89)
745 | £650
Egypt: 1927-37 issue, a mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 5m. strip of four, one tte-bche mint, horizontal strip of Royal misperforated one tte-bche, and imperf. Royal printing pair, 500m. and E1 mint, range of control blocks, etc. (few 100s)
746 £190
Egypt: 1934 Universal Postal Congress 50p. and E1, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 231, 232. Photo.
747 £140
Egypt: 1943 Birthday 5m. + 5m. in a mint ''A/40'' control block of six, one with Arabic date error, fine, the variety is unmounted. Hass certificate (2006). S.G. 289, a. Photo.
748 £400
Egypt: 1944-52 20m. grey-violet, variety printed on the gummed side, in a fine unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet, scarce. S.G. 300 var. Photo.
749 | £1400
Egypt: A mint and used collection in two albums, leaves and loose, incl. 1926 Agricultural Exhibition sets mint and used, 1932 100m. on E1 mint, 1931 Zeppelin 50m. on 27m. mint vertical pair, one with ''1951'' variety, 1933 Railway Congress set in mint control blocks of four, 1933 Aviation set mint, 1934 U.P.U. set used, 1938 Birthday E1 mint and used, 1940 Child Welfare 5m. + 5m. imperforate Royal printing, control blocks, Interpostal seals, etc. (many 100s)
750 | £500
Egypt: Issues from 1879 to 1909, collection on leaves, incl. 1879 5p. in a complete mint sheet (10 x 12), 1881-1902 10pa. bluish grey with inverted watermark, mint block of four, 1pi. with narrow watermark used, etc. (333)
751 £140
Egypt: Booklets: 1930 210m. booklet, 5m. panes are type II, with upright watermarks, fine. S.G. SB12. Photo.
754 | £110
Egypt: Postal Stationery A collection of mainly covers and cards in an album, incl. postcards and reply cards, envelopes, etc. (82 items)
755 | £520
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A collection on leaves, incl. 1932-35 3m. black on azure on 1932 cover, 3m. vermilion block of four on 1935 cover, 1935 Christmas 3m. on 1p. on 1935 cover, 1936 3m. and 10m. Royal printing and Royal misperforated of each, 3m. on covers (3), 1939 3m. and 10m. Royal printing, Crowned Postage Prepaid, censor marks, M.P.O's, F.P.O's, etc. (126 items, 80 stamps)
756 | £1150
Egypt: Suez Canal Company: 1868 20c. blue in a complete mint sheet (12 x 10), some slight creasing and wrinkles, otherwise fine and scarce. E.S.C. certificate (1972). S.G. 3.
757 | £200
Egypt: Literature: An accumulation in two cartons, incl. Egypt Study Circle journals from 1955 to 2011 (not complete), some L'Orient Philatelique, articles, collector's notes, auction catalogues, etc.
758 | £520
Egypt: Airmails: 1919 to 1956, a collection on leaves, incl. 1918 OHMS envelope, registered to Cairo with ''ARMY POST OFFICE/SZ 10'' and violet boxed ''No. 5 FIGHTING SCHOOL/ROYAL AIR FORCE/ORDERLY ROOM'' cachet, range of Cairo-Baghdad flown covers, 1931 Zeppelin flight set on one cover and set on cover and card, 1937 (Dec. 5) Cygnus crash cover, etc. (36 items)
759 £320
Egypt: Airmails: 1919 (Mar. 22) O.H.M.S. envelope to Cairo, bearing ''BASE POST OFFICE/Z'' c.d.s., also two line ''AERIAL POST/E.E.F.'', fine. Photo.
760 £290
Egypt: Airmails: 1919 (Apr. 6) O.H.M.S. envelope to Port Said, bearing ''ARMY POST OFFICE/SZ 10'' c.d.s. with inverted year slug, also violet boxed ''AERIAL POST/E.E.F.'', fine. Photo.
761 | £200
Egypt: Cancellations: A collection in an album, incl. a good range of Rettas, 1894 envelope bearing 1888-1909 3m. maroon tied by ''ALEXANDRIE/EXPOSITION/1894'' c.d.s., Instructional marks, Postage due, etc. (243)
762 | £1700
Egypt: Egyptian Post Office Abroad: A selection on leaves, incl. a good range of Constantinople with 1873 envelope to Cairo, bearing 1872-75 1pi. (4) tied by ''V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE/CONSTANTINOPOLI'' c.d.s's, Gedda, Kassala, Metelino 1874 cover to Constantinople, unstamped but bearing ''V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE/METELINO'' c.d.s., etc. (157)
763 £150
Egypt: Forwarding Agents: 1856 E. to Italy from Alexandria, bearing oval framed ''FORWARDED BY/MESSRS/BRIGGS & Co.'', also 1863 E. from Alexandria to France with oval double framed ''BRIGGS & Co/ALEXANDRIA'' in blue. Photo.
764 | £240
Egypt: Hotel cancellations: A selection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. Seaman's Home, Simon Arzt, also some Railway Stations, etc. (50 items, 48 stamps)
765 | £110
Egypt: Maritime Mail: 1738 and 1742 both from Cairo to Venice, endorsed with the Captain's name, fine.
766 | £450
Egypt: Maritime Mail: A collection on mainly covers and cards on leaves, incl. 1897 cover to London, bearing G.B. 21/2d. tied by Port Said c.d.s. with unframed ''PLEINE MER'', 1897 cover from Suez to India, franked by G.B. 21/2d., tied by manuscript ''Stamped'' and unframed ''PLEINE MER'', good range of Paquebot markings, Retta's, Khedivial Mail Line, etc. (69 items)
767 £230
Egypt: Maritime Mail: 1898 imprinted merchants envelope to Trieste, off-loaded at Port Said from Austrian vessel, franked on reverse by Austrian Levant 1pi. on 10kr., tied by Retta, fine and scarce. Photo.
770 £380
Egypt: Military Mail: 1882 campaign, envelope from the Captain Sir Simon MacDonald correspondence, to Scotland, endorsed at top ''No Stamps available'', bearing G.B. 1881 21/2d. blue plate 22 JC, marginal, tied by ''BRITISH ARMY POST OFFICE/B/AU 28/82'' c.d.s. (very early date), rare. Ex Firebrace. Photo.
771 £380
Egypt: Military Mail: 1882 campaign, rare usage of Egyptian 20pa. stationery card to Scotland, cancelled by unrecorded strike of the uncoded ''BRITISH ARMY POST OFFICE/BSP 8/82'' c.d.s. (used at or near Ismailiah?). Interesting message ''One officer was wounded, but there were no other casualties. The next position which we shall have to take is about 6 miles from here'', rare. Ex Firebrace. Photo.
772 £400
Egypt: Military Mail: 1884-85 The Nile Expedition, Egyptian 20pa. stationery card to England, put into the civil post at Esneh, interesting message ''Have arrived safe so far, but all stopped for want of coal. We are about 80 miles from Assowan''. Photo.
773 | £400
Egypt: Military Mail: 1906 to 1969 a collection of mainly covers and cards in a folder, leaves and loose, incl. Airgraphs, range of W.W.II Pre-paid c.d.s's. French and Polish Forces, F.P.O's, censor marks, etc. (few 100s)
774 | £240
Egypt: Posta Europea: 1845 to 1865 selection of covers on leaves, incl. Alexandria with 1862 envelope to Trieste bearing French 80c. from the French P.O. with ''POSTA EOROPEA/CAIRO'' c.d.s., Mansura, Samanud, Zagasik, etc. (13 items)
775 | £110
Egypt: Travelling Post Offices: A selection of mainly postcards, incl. incoming mail, Alexandrie-Cairo, Cairo-Alexandria, Dimiat-Tanta, also some on stamps, etc. (33 items, 32 stamps)
776 | £190
Egypt: World War I: A selection of mainly covers and cards in an album an on leaves, incl. Military censor marks and tape, Military Hospitals, A.P.O's and F.P.O's, Indian F.P.O's, etc. (62 items)
777 | £190
Egypt: World War I: A selection of mainly covers and cards on leaves, incl. Military censor marks and tape, A.P.O's and F.P.O's., etc. (86 items)
780 £1550
Egypt: 1846 (Nov. 21) entire to England, bearing a fine strike of the Crowened circular ''PAID/AT/ALEXANDRIA'' in red, with ''ALEXANDRIA'' c.d.s. and Malta disinfection cachet, fine and very scarce. Photo.
786 £250
Egypt: 1923-24 imperforate colour trials 15m. bright blue and 20m. deep green on thick unwatermarked paper, also 50m. bluish-green block of four on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
787 £580
Egypt: 1923-24 imperforate colour trial of the 100m. in mauve, block (5 x 2) on gummed watermarked paper, a few wrinkles and creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 120P. Photo.
788 | £85
Egypt: 1933 Railway Congress sets (6) in pairs strips and blocks, unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 189-192.
790 | £160
Egypt: 1938 King Farouk's Eighteenth Birthday E1 (2), one unmounted, other used, fine. S.G. 272.
791 £420
Egypt: 1939-46 40m., 50m., 100m., 200m. in blocks of four, 50m. and 100m. pairs, all imperforate from 'Royal Printing' with ''Cancelled'' on reverse, fine. Photo.
793 £160
Egypt: 1939-46 50p. and E1, both imperforate from 'Royal Printing' with ''Cancelled'' on reverse, and both from the top of the sheet, 50p. with small surface fault, otherwise fine. Photo.
794 £130
Egypt: 1943 Birthday 5m.+5m. in an unmounted mint pair from the foot of the sheet, one with Arabic date error, fine. S.G. 289, a, cat. 300+. Photo.
795 | £140
Egypt: 1953 'Barred' Air 2m. to 200m. set in mint plate blocks of four, many being unmounted, mainly fine. S.G. 455-466.
796 | £600
Egypt: A collection in a Frank Godden album incl. 1866 first issue to 5pi. mint or used, 1867 5pi. brown mint, 1872-75 incl. inverted wmks. and varieties, 1931 Zeppelin 50m. on 27m. mint (2), used, 100m. on 27m. used, 1932 100m. on E1 mint, 1934 U.P.U. set to E1 used, 1938 Birthday E1 mint and used, etc. (few 100s)
797 | £800
Egypt: A mint and used accumulation, incl. 1867-71 5pi. used, 1884 20pa. on 5pi,. with surcharge inverted mint and used, 1922-23 Official 15m. type 42 used, 1923-24 5m. imperforate block of four, 1926 Birthday 50p. used block of four, 1938 Telecommunications imperforate set from the 'Royal printing', 1952 Air 8m. mint block of four with variety overprint double, etc., varied condition. (100s)
798 | £230
Egypt: A mint and used collection, incl. 1867-71 2pi. blue unused, 1923-24 set mint, 1926 Agricultural set used, 1931 Zeppelin set mint, 1933-38 Air set mint, 1934 U.P.U. E1 used, 1938 Birthday E1 mint, 1947-48 set mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
799 | £220
Egypt: An accumulation, incl. 1926 50p, mint, 1931 Zeppelin set used, 1933 Railway set mint, 1933 Aviation set mint, 1934 U.P.U. 50p. mint, duplication, etc. (100s)
802 £120
Egypt: Booklets 1939 210m. booklets (2), one stitched at left, other at right, some slight toning, otherwise fine. S.G. SB15, cat. 600. Photo.
804 | £160
Egypt: Literature: ''Egypt: Stamps and Postal History (A Philatelic Treatise)'' by Peter A.S. Smith, fine condition.
805 | £300
Egypt: Interpostal Seals: A selection of mainly overseas offices, incl. Beyrouth, Constantinople, Dongola, Gedda, Smirne, Volo, etc. (67)
806 | £180
Egypt: Cancellations and covers: Travelling Post Offices, 1877 to 1922, a collection of covers, cards and stamps, written up in an album, incl. Ambulante Ales-Cairo, Challal-Louxor, Ismailia-Caiure, etc. (30 items, 18 stamps)
807 | £150
Egypt: Cancellations and Covers: W.W.I: A collection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. Base Post Offices, A.P.O's, good range of Civil and Military censors, also W.W.II 1941 cover from F.P.O. 88 (Massawa, Eritrea) to New Zealand, etc. (73 items)
808 | £80
Egypt: A selection of W.W.I Australian and New Zealand Forces in Egypt covers and cards, with a range of military datestamps, handstamps and censor makings, mostly fine. (13)
809 £520
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932 ''POSTAL SEAL'' 1p. imperf. plate proof in issued colours, also imperf. plate proof of frame only, both in unmounted mint marginal blocks of four, the former with corner crease in margin only, mainly fine. Photo.
810 £1850
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 3m. Christmas Seal essay in black on azure, a mint block of four comprising two vertical tete-beche pairs showing the adopted design and a similar unadopted design, stated that only four are known, fine. Photo.
811 £780
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 Christmas Seal 3m. black on azure, mint booklet pane (5 x 4), gum disturbance, otherwise fine. S.G. A3, cat. 1,000+. Photo.
812 £170
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 Christmas Seal 3m. black on azure, fine used with black retta on reverse of 1932 (Dec. 1?) envelope. S.G. A3. Photo.
813 £780
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 Christmas Seal 3m. brown-lake imperf. plate proof corner marginal block of four on gummed wove paper, fine. Photo.
814 £820
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1934-35 1p. carmine Letter Seal, perf. 141/2 x 14, mint booklet pane of 20, fine, S.G. A7, cat. 1,100, also used pane of 20 with part margin and reinforced perfs.
815 £270
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1934-35 1p. carmine Letter Stamp, perf. 141/2 x 14, mint booklet pane of 20 with a handwritten note on the selvedge from the issuing officer, Capt. H. Warr, certifying that ''this book was the first one issued of the red labels'', dated 31 May 1934, the day before the stamp was issued, fine. S.G. A7.
816 | £380
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. unmounted mint and used (2, cancelled in violet), some light creasing, otherwise fine, S.G. A10, cat. 635.
817 £1000
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. unmounted mint block of four, very light crease to lower right stamp, otherwise fine, S.G. A10, cat. 1,100+. Photo.
818 £160
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. showing broken ''U'' in ''JUBILEE'', unmounted mint, with small pinhole in lower left corner (to ensure correct positioning of the overprint), fine. S.G. A10, cat. 275+. Photo.
819 £110
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. fine used on small piece. S.G. A10, cat. 180. Photo.
820 £400
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. tied by retta to reverse of 1935 (May 6) first day envelope to England with crowned circle ''13'' and Abu Qir c.d.s. S.G. A10.
821 £220
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. tied by indistinct c.d.s. to reverse of envelope to England with crowned circle ''1'', fine, B.P.A. certificate (1982), S.G. A10.
822 £6000
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. booklet pane of 20, light overall gum toning and a few faint tone spots on perfs., otherwise fine unmounted mint, also front and back covers with interleaving from an empty booklet. S.G. A10, cat. 5,500. Photo.
823 | £130
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Christmas Seal 3m. on 1p. carmine group, comprising mint singles (3), mint block of four, used singles (3), a few small faults, mostly fine. (7 items)
824 | £170
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Christmas Seal 3m. on 1p. carmine unmounted mint block of 20, fine, also front and back covers with interleaving from an empty booklet, S.G. A11, cat. 320+.
825 | £400
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Christmas Seal 3m. on 1p. used on reverse of 1935 (Dec. 16) cover with crowned circle ''3'' and M.P.A. Alexandria c.d.s., tied black retta, fine.
826 £160
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1939 3m. and 10m. in imperforate pairs from the top left corners of the sheet from the 'Royal Printings', 10m. has crease in margin at left, otherwise fine. Photo.
827 £780
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1939 3m. green, fine used on 1940 (Nov. 13) cover, tied by ''FIELD POST OFFICE/171'' c.d.s., S.G. A14, cat. 950. Photo.
828 £800
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1939 3m. green, fine used on 1940 (Nov. 16) small cover, tied by ''IND B.P.O./EGYPT'' c.d.s., violet censor mark alongside, fine, S.G. A14, cat. 950. Photo.
829 | £450
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A collection on leaves, incl. 1932 Postal Seal mint, Letter Seal block of four mint (mild gum toning), 1932-35 Christmas Seals 3m. brown-lake and 3m. deep blue complete booklet panes of 20 (light corner crease to brown-lake), 3m. vermilion blocks of four used (2, one with magenta cancellation), 1934-34 1p. green and 1p. carmine (2 mint, 1 used) panes of 20, mostly fine. (44 items)
830 | £150
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1936-39 Army Post collection on pages, with proofs, stamps and covers, incl. King Fuad and Farouk 3m. and 10m. proofs, control blocks, King Fuad 10m. with watermark inverted used, range of covers incl. censors, etc., mostly fine. (37 items)
831 | £320
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A selection of W.W.II covers and cards, both stampless and with G.B and Egypt adhesives, incl. O.H.M.S., air letters, air graphs etc., all showing military date stamps, some also with censor markings, mostly fine. (80 items)
832 | £290
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A collection of covers on leaves, with 1932 1p. Postal Seal (2), 1p. Letter Seal (2), 1935-32 Christmas seal 3m. brown-lake, 3m. deep blue and 3m. vermilion (3), 1934-35 Letter stamp 1p. carmine (5) and 1p. green (4) all on individual covers, most with black retta cancellations, chiefly fine. (18 covers)
834 | £650
British Forces in Egypt: Telegraphs: 1884 1d. to 1 set for use in Egypt, Bechuanaland and Suakin overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', these with paper adhesions on reverse and a few with short perfs., also 1886 ''0.1 P.T'' on 1d. to ''FIFTY PIASTRES'' on 10s. with handwritten ''SPECIMEN'' in black ink, a few creases, 50p. with small tear. (15) Bechuanaland MT1s-8s, Egypt MT9s-15s.
835 £80
Falkland Islands: 1878-79 No watermark 4d. grey-black showing ''R'' from marginal ''R. TURNER, CHAFFORD MILLS'' watermark, a used example with straight edge at foot, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 2a, cat. 500. Photo.
836 £200
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 1 black on red unmounted mint, bent corner perf. and slight trace of offset on reverse, fine and fresh. S.G. 69, cat. 500.+ Photo.
837 £450
Falkland Islands: 1918 (Aug.1) underpaid registered cover to London bearing 1912-20 1/2d., 1d. and 1s. with ''2d'' due marking and G.B. 1914-22 2d. postage due affixed alongside. Photo.
838 £1650
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 1 set mint, the 10s. unmounted (vertical gum bend), 1 vertical line of glazed gum, mainly fine. S.G. 127-38, cat. 4,250. Photo.
839 £1150
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 5s., mainly fine mint. S.G. 127-136, cat. 1,000. Photo.
840 £290
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 5s. black and yellow mint, rather large hinge remainder and light bend otherwise fine. S.G. 136, cat. 900. Photo.
841 £1200
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 5s. black and yellow-orange, mint, fine. S.G. 136a, cat. 2,750. Photo.
842 £300
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 10s. black and chestnut unmounted mint, a couple of light bends and odd perf. imperfection otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. 850+. Photo.
843 £230
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 5s. indigo and pale yellow-brown, fine mint. S.G. 161b, cat. 1,100. Photo.
844 | £170
Falkland Islands: 1978 Mail Ships 1p. to 3 set in unmounted mint marginal gutter blocks of six (3 pairs) and in c.t.o. marginal blocks of four, corner marginal cylinder no. blocks of four, and two sets of gutter pairs (one marginal), mainly fine. S.G. 331A-345A.
845 £95
Falkland Islands: 1980 Birds of Prey 11p. variety watermark Crown to left of CA, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 385w, cat. 375. Photo.
846 £140
Falkland Islands: 1980 Birds of Prey 25p. variety watermark Crown to left of CA, fine unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet. S.G. 386w, cat. 500. Photo.
847 £680
Falkland Islands: 1981 Early Settlements 33p. variety watermark Crown to left of CA, marginal from the top left corner of the sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 391w, cat. 750, SH 315 wmk1. Photo.
849 | £350
Falkland Islands: A mainly mint K.G.V to K.G.VI selection, incl. 1929-37 set, 1938-50 set with extra shades with 5s. (2), 1952 set, etc., varied condition. (102)
850 | £300
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection on leaves, incl. 1898 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 1904-12 set used, etc., varied condition. (85)
851 | £170
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II duplicated accumulation on stockpages, mainly mint incl. 1891-1902 to 1s. with some shades, 1921-28 3s. (toned), 1948 Silver Wedding, Dependencies, South Georgia 1963 1 Whale, etc., varied condition. (approx. 300)
856 | £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: An unmounted mint collection of South Georgia on leaves, incl. 1963-69 set, 1971-76. 1977-78 surcharged sets, etc., mainly fine. (148)
857 | £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: A mainly mint collection, including 1946-49 Thin Map set, 1963-69 set, later issues are unmounted, etc. (198)
858 | £65
Falkland Islands Dependencies: A mainly unmounted mint collection, incl. 1944-45 sets, all with extra 6d. blue-black and brown, 1946-49 thick map set with extra 6d. black and ochre, thin map set, etc., mainly fine. (57)
859 £600
Fiji: Early Incoming Mail, 1839 (Mar. 19) entire, crosswritten with mourning border, addressed to ''Rev. R.B. Lyth, to care of/Rev. T. McKenny, Wesleyan Mission House/Sydney'', marked for the attention of Mrs. R.B. Lyth by her brother, with London Paid tombstone and ''PAID SHIP LETTER/(crown)/20MR20/1839'' in red, ms. ratings with ship letter ''3'', backstamped York despatch and crowned G.P.O. Sydney ''JY 25/1839'' (over red York Paid). Numbered ''No. 6'', receiver's notes record dates of sending, arrival ''Somosomo Jan 27 1840'' and reply ''Somosomo July 11 1840''. One of the very earliest known items incoming to Fiji. Richard Burdsall Lyth (1810-1887) had received medical training at the University of London before following his calling as a Wesleyan missionary in Tonga and Fiji accompanied by his wife Mary Ann (1811-1890). Photo.
860 £450
Fiji: Early Incoming Mail, 1841 (Mar. 23) entire, crosswritten, addressed to ''Rev. R.B. Lyth,/For care of/Rev. Tho. McKenny,/Wesleyan Mission House/Sydney/New South Wales'', marked ''Prepaid'', with York despatch, London Paid tombstone and ''PAID SHIP LETTER/(crown)/24MY24/1841'' in red, rated ''8'' and ship letter ''3'', backstamped ''SHIP LETTER/(crown)/OC 28/1841/SYDNEY'' transit. Numbered ''No. 8'', receiver's notes record dates of writing, arrival ''Somosomo Aug 3 1842'' and reply ''Somosomo Aug 23 1842''. Richard Burdsall Lyth (1810-1887) had received medical training at the University of London before following his calling as a Wesleyan missionary in Tonga and Fiji accompanied by his wife Mary Ann (1811-1890). Photo.
861 £480
Fiji: Early Incoming Mail, 1841 (June 16) entire addressed to ''Rev. R.B. Lyth,/Wesleyan Missionary/SomoSomo Feejee/South Seas/To the care of the Rev. Wm. Scholfield/Sydney/New South Wales'', marked ''Prepaid'', with fine York despatch, London Paid tombstone and ''PAID SHIP LETTER/(crown)/17JU17/1841'' in red, rated ''8'' and ship letter ''3'', backstamped ''SHIP LETTER/(crown)/OC 27/1841/SYDNEY'' transit. Numbered ''No. 1'', receiver's notes record dates of writing, arrival ''Somosomo Aug 3 1842'' and reply ''Somosomo Aug 15 1842''. Richard Burdsall Lyth (1810-1887) had received medical training at the University of London before following his calling as a Wesleyan missionary in Tonga and Fiji accompanied by his wife Mary Ann (1811-1890). Photo.
863 £1250
Fiji: Early Incoming Mail, 1844 (June 5) entire from Tobago addressed to ''The Revnd. Thomas J. Jagger/Wesleyan Missionary/Feejee Islands/to the care of the Revd Mr McKenny/Sydney/New South Wales'' and endorsed ''via England'' with Tobago despatch and July 6 London arrival. The letter returned to the island with framed italic ''Returned/for Postage'' and re-despatched with note ''Post Paid!'' and paper seal ''The strongest earthly/ties may quickly be/broken: seek then a/union to him that/sticketh closer than a/brother.'' overstruck by Tobago Oct. 20 datestamp. Rated ''4/-'' due to weight being over 1oz. and ''8''. Second attempt at sending receives red London Paid tombstone of Nov. 19, black Ship Letter Sydney Apr. 8 and red Paid Ship Letter of Apr. 9, the letter then redirected to the care of ''Revd. W. Lawry/Auckland'' with New Zealand receiving datestamp of Apr. 22 before being sent on to Fiji. Rev. Thomas Jaggar (1814-1882) was a Wesleyan missionary in Fiji with wife Sarah and family from 1839, living at Rewa (the only Europeans after the death of Margaret Cargill in mid 1840 and resident when the protracted war between Rewa and Bau broke out in 1842) and later at Viwa. Photo.
866 £230
Fiji: Early Incoming Mail, 1875 envelope from London (Oct. 19) to ''Dr. Charles Mayor/Government Medical Officer/Fiji'' franked 6d. grey pl. 14 with Levuka ''DE 18/1875'' arrival, slight creasing and soiling but very scarce. Photo.
868 £200
Fiji: Early Incoming Mail, 1884 envelope to Glanvill Bolton Corney franked by 1884 6d. dull green tied by Richmond, Surrey ''OC 30/84'' duplex with light Dec. 20 Suva arrival backstamp and interesting enclosed four page letter. Scarce adhesive on cover, particularly to such an unusual destination. Hon. Bolton Glanville Corney (1851-1924) was at this time acting Chief Medical Officer of Fiji receiving permanent appointment in June 1887. Photo.
869 £160
Fiji: Early Incoming Mail, 1894 Victorian Naval & Military Club envelope registered from Melbourne (Nov.) to Suva franked by Victoria 1886-96 1d. (corner fault), 2d. (3) cancelled large ''R'' and additionally on arrival by scarce G.P.O. Suva ''3/DEC/94'' c.d.s's in red. Photo.
871 £150
Fiji: Early Incoming Mail, 1898 commercial cover from Auckland, New Zealand with ''ARTHUR TOOMAN & CO.'' straight line handstamp and bearing N.Z. Pictorial 2d. lake (2) cancelled on arrival by G.P.O. Suva ''23/AUG/98'' type D4 c.d.s. (scarce) with additional strike below. Photo.
872 £80
Fiji: Early Incoming Mail, 1902 envelope registered from Sydney (Nov. 27) to the Imperial German Consulate in Levuka franked by New South Wales 3d. and 1s. with ''KAISERLICH DEUTSCHES GENERAL-KONSULAT/(arms)/FR AUSTRALIEN'' paper seal on reverse, slight faults but unusual. Photo.
873 £210
Fiji: 1870-71 The Fiji Times Express, Selection comprising 1d. and 1s. on quadrill paper unused, both very damaged, 6d. on vertically ribbed paper, large part original gum but upper left corner missing, and set of five First Imitations. (8) Photo.
874 £380
Fiji: 1870-71 The Fiji Times Express, 1d. black on vertically ribbed paper, fine unused with traces of original gum, fine and scarce. R.P.S. of Victoria certificate (1990). S.G. 5, cat. 1,100. The property of another vendor. Photo.
875 £480
Fiji: 1870-71 The Fiji Times Express, 1s. black on vertically ribbed paper, unusually showing ms. initials, single line cross cancellation and ''N.S.W.'' in four concentric ovals from Sydney duplex, usual imperfections incl. thinned defect at left. S.G. 9, cat. 1,800. Photo.
876 £480
Fiji: 1870-71 The Fiji Times Express, The Official Imitations, selection comprising First Imitation set of five values (one set in vertical column), Second Imitation examples, some plated incl. set in vertical column, comprising 1d. (4), 3d. (5), 6d. (4), 9d. (4), 1s. (6, one apparently postally used in 1882), with or without gum, some creases etc. but most good to fine. (43)
877 £420
Fiji: 1870-71 The Fiji Times Express, First Imitations, very scarce complete sheet of forty (4 x 10) on white wove paper without gum, rouletted and with selvedges on all sides, comprising horizontal rows of the four values resulting in se-tenant vertical columns, some minor creasing and hinge remainders.
878 £7000
Fiji: 1870-71 The Fiji Times Express, Used on Cover, Envelope addressed to ''Miss Dods/Murray Cottage/Brunswick/Victoria'' bearing 1s. black on pale rose on vertically ribbed paper [Pos. 10], small defect at right, cancelled by double lined ms. cross with New South Wales 2d. blue affixed affixed alongside and tied by Sydney ''71/MR 29/C'' duplex (N.S.W. in three concentric ovals). Melbourne ''2 A/AP 171'' transit and Brunswick same day arrival datestamps on reverse. Cover damaged at top on opening and flap missing, light soiling. B.P.A. certificate (1982) notes that the ''Fiji stamp has had the lower right corner torn off, replaced and touched in at lower and right frame lines''. S.G. 9. Ex Lagerhoef. A very rare example of the classic Fiji Times Express issue used on cover, there being currently thought to be just seven covers and two fronts surviving. Listed as 'The Miss Dods #2 Cover' in ''Fiji Philatelics: A Guide to Availability and Price of Stamps, Covers etc.'' by D.W.F. Alford, Second Edition (2004), and no. 6 in the listing accompanying the article ''The Postal Arrangements for the Fiji Times Express'' by Geoff Kellow, first published in the ''Australia Philatelist (Mar. 1988). Photo.
879 £22000
Fiji: 1870-71 The Fiji Times Express, Used on Cover, Envelope addressed to ''Miss Dods/Murray Cottage/Brunswick/Victoria'' bearing 6d. black on pale rose on vertically ribbed paper pair. [Pos. 1-2] cancelled by single lined ms. crosses with New South Wales 3d. green affixed overlapping and tied by Sydney ''H/OC 19/71'' duplex (N.S.W. in four concentric ovals). Melbourne ''OC 24/71'' transit and Brunswick same day arrival datestamps on reverse (offset of Brunswick arrival also visible on front). Vertical cover fold and most of flap missing, light soiling. S.G. 7. A remarkable classic rarity, there being currently thought to be just seven covers and two fronts surviving that bear the popular Fiji Times Express issues and this the only cover bearing a multiple. Just one other cover shows the single lined cross cancellation and this has been confirmed as having been sent from the district agency at Rewa due to the presence of a boxed marking. This cover may share that origin. Listed as 'The Miss Dods #3 Cover' in ''Fiji Philatelics: A Guide to Availability and Price of Stamps, Covers etc.'' by D.W.F. Alford, Second Edition (2004), and no. 9 in the listing accompanying the article ''The Postal Arrangements for the Fiji Times Express'' by Geoff Kellow, first published in the ''Australia Philatelist (Mar. 1988). Photo.
883 £100
Fiji: Royal Cakobau Post, 1871 3d. pale yellow-green and 6d. rose used, slight perf. irregularities otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 11, 12, cat. 650. Photo.
884 £100
Fiji: Royal Cakobau Post, 1872 Surcharges, 2c. on 1d. pale blue mint, used (2, slight faults), 2c. on 1d. deep blue part original gum, 6c. on 3d. mint and used, 12c. on 6d. mint and used (trimmed perfs.). (8) S.G. 13-15, cat. 600.
885 £65
Fiji: Royal Cakobau Post, 1872 Surcharges, 2c. on 1d. pale blue, 6c. on 3d. and 12c. on 6d. used, the last with slightly rounded corner, otherwise sound and fine for these. S.G. 13-15, cat. 235.
886 £4800
Fiji: Royal Cakobau Post, 1872 Surcharges, 6c. on 3d. yellow-green and 12c. on 6d. carmine-rose horizontal pair on very rare early cover from Loma Loma to Stuttgart, Germany, the adhesives tied by large part oval framed ''JAMES LEVICK & Co/Merchant/LOMA LOMA/FIJI.'' handstamp (Proud D1), endorsed ''via Brindisi'' with ''LOOSE SHIP/LETTER'' in double oval, ms. ''95'' and lozenge ''GB/1F66c'' accountancy marks but deemed ''INSUFFICIENTLY/STAMPED'' with ''36''(pf.) charged on arrival. Backstamped Ship Letter Sydney Sept. 13 and Brindisi Nov. 21, slight soiling. Carried by the ''China'', ''Hindostan'' and ''Malta''. S.G. 14, 15. Photo.
887 | £350
Fiji: Crown Colony issues, an extensive collection in varied condition in a stockbook and on leaves, incl. 1874 Gothic ''V.R.''2c. on 1d., Roman ''V.R.'' 2c. on 1d., 1875 2d. in red on Roman ''V.R. 6c. on 3d., used, 1876-77 to 6d. mint (3), used (3), 1877 (Oct.) ''Four Pence'' on 3d. mint (2) and used (2), laid paper to 6d. mint, used (3), 1878-99 ranges of perfs. to 6d. mint (4) and used (11) incl. perf. 10 x 121/2 1d. mint and used, perf. 10 x 113/4 2d. mint, perf. 11 x 113/4 4d. deep purple pair mint, 1881-99 1s. perfs. mint (3), used (6), 1882 5s. mint (2), 1891 21/2d. on 2d. mint (3), 1892-93 1/2d. on 1d. mint (4), used (3, incl. a pair), 5d. on 4d. mint (4), used, ''FIVE/PENCE'' on 4d. mint (8, incl. 2mm spacing, perf. 10 shades, both with B.P.A. certificates, 1992), used (2), 1891-1902 range of perfs. to 5d mint incl. 1d. mauve interpanneau pair used on piece etc. (approx. 290)
888 £2700
Fiji: 1876-77 Fancy ''VR'' Overprint, Wove paper 6d. carmine-rose vertical pair tied by Levuka 'sunburst' cancellations to 1876 envelope (personal stationery of ''G.R.B. TOWSON/SOLICITOR/LEVUKA, FIJI'') to The Hon. J.P. Bear at Melbourne with Dec. 9 arrival backstamp with type D2 ''G.P.O./NO 23/1876/LEVUKA-FIJI'' despatch at lower left, the lower stamp with some peripheral toning and pulled perf. but a very scarce cover. S.G. 30b. Photo.
889 £2600
Fiji: 1876-77 Fancy ''VR'' Overprint, Wove paper 6d. dull rose used with 1878-99 perf. 121/2 2d. yellow-green paying reduced 1/2oz. rate on 1880 envelope (personal stationery of ''W.T. STURT/LEVUKA HOTEL/FIJI'') from the 'Jones' correspondence to California, tied by 'sunburst' cancellations with fine type D3 ''LEVUKA/SP 30/1880/FIJI'' c.d.s. alongside, charged on arrival (internal delivery fee for non-U.P.U. mail) with fine handstruck ''5/CENTS'' and U.S. 5c. postage due tied by 'cork' cancel, backstamped San Francisco Nov. 2 transit and Nov. 4 San Buenaventura arrival. S.G. 30a, 37. Photo.
890 £3800
Fiji: 1876-77 Fancy ''VR'' Overprint, Laid paper 2d. on 3d. deep yellow-green, six examples incl. a pair and strip of three paying 1s. rate for 1/2oz. letter (Southampton rate) and cancelled by pen crosses on 1878 cover to London, probably originating from Savu Savu on Vanua Levu with red London Paid arrival of Sept. 26 below struck over faint Levuka transit, slight staining and peripheral imperfections. Receiver's note records sender as G.R.B. Towson and date of sending as July 18. S.G. 32a. Photo.
891 £900
Fiji: 1876-77 Fancy ''VR'' Overprint, Laid paper 6d. carmine-rose vertical pair tied by 'sunburst' cancellations to 1879 envelope to Captain Augustus Winckler (master mariner) in London ''via Suez'' with type D2 ''G.P.O./MY 26/1879/LEVUKA-FIJI'' c.d.s. alongside and Aug. 5 arrival backstamp, some slightly toned perfs. S.G. 33a. Ex Welsh. Photo.
892 £600
Fiji: 1876-77 Fancy ''VR'' Overprint, 1877 ''Four Pence'' on 3d. mauve, horizontal pair tied by 'sunburst' cancellations to envelope to Isle of Man with fine type D3 ''LEVUKA/SP27/1880/FIJI'' c.d.s. alongside and Douglas Nov. 22 arrival backstamp, trivial tones. S.G. 34. Ex Robertson and Welsh. Photo.
894 £180
Fiji: 1876-77 Fancy ''VR'' Overprint, 1877 ''Four Pence'' on 3d. mauve (fault at foot) used with 1877-99 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 and 6d. rose perf. 121/2 on 1882 (Oct. 12) cover from Levuka to London paying 1s. rate via Brindisi, with type D5 cancellations (early use) and Dec. 16 arrival backstamp, the cover trimmed at at top and with flap missing but colourful. S.G. 34, 38, 40. Photo.
895 £260
Fiji: 1876-77 Fancy ''VR'' Overprint, 1877 ''Four Pence'' on 3d. mauve, mint horizontal pair, variety imperf. vertically, a little heavily mounted otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 34a, cat. 1,000. Photo.
897 £380
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1881 (Sept. 14) envelope rare inter-island envelope addressed to Marcus Hamilton in Tonga, Friendly Islands franked by 6d. rose perf. 121/2 tied by good type D3 ''LEVUKA/2P14/1881'' datestamp, latest known date of use, with additional strike alongside. S.G. 38. Photo.
899 £1050
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1883 (June 12) most attractive cover registered from Levuka to Worcestershire franked by 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 and 6d. rose perf. 10 x 121/2 vertical pair with wide margin at top, 'sunburst' cancellations, one 6d. crossed by blue pencil line, with fine type D5 despatch c.d.s., ''R'' in oval (R3) and undated ''REGISTERED/LEVUKA FIJI'' oval (R1, five years later than stated in Proud) and Plymouth Aug. 23 transit, backstamped Birmingham, Stourbridge and Clent Aug. arrival. Carried on the ''Sorata''. S.G. 40, 48. Photo.
904 £600
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1885 (Oct. 27) remarkable envelope from Elliston via Suva addressed to ''Mrs D'Arcy/Thomas Street Ultimo/Sydney/for Mr Robert Leonard'' bearing 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 cancelled by fine strike of rare oval ''STEVENS & JOHNSON/POST OFFICE/ELLISTON'' purple cachet (Proud D1) overstruck by Suva D2 c.d.s. and with Nov. 9 arrival on reverse. S.G. 40. Photo.
906 £300
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1886 (Feb. 5) scarce inter-island cover addressed to ''R.Schmidt Esq/care of W. Hemmings Esq/Levuka'' and bearing 1d. Cambridge blue perf. 10 (2) cancelled on arrival by type D5 c.d.s.'s. Recipient's note of return communication ''20/2/86' per ''Zephyr''. S.G. 39b. Photo.
907 £300
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1886 (Mar. 20) long legal-sized envelope from Suva addressed to ''The Hon James Mason/Commissionerfor Fiji/Indian and Colonial Exhibition/London'' bearing 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 and thus underpaid, charged ''1/2'' with framed ''DEFICIENT POSTAGE/FINE'' handstamp in violet, May 10 arrival on reverse, slight creasing. S.G. 40. Photo.
908 £230
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1886 (June 30) envelope from B.H. Thomson to Dresden and locally redirected, bearing 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 strip of four and single tied by Levuka D5 c.d.s's with Aug. 28 arrival backstamp, a little soiled and creased. Sir Basil Home Thomson, KCB (1861-1939) son of William Thomson, Archbishop of York, was appointed postmaster at Nadroga in 1885 and later wrote ''The Fijians: a Study of the Decay of Custom'' and ''South Sea Yarns''. Thomson had joined the Colonial Office in 1883 with the promise of marriage to Grace Webber should he become financially secure, succeeding in this intention in 1890. During the course of a colourful career, Thomson, worked later as a prison governor, head of C.I.D. at Scotland Yard and Director of Intelligence at the Home Office until his public career was ended by the 'Hyde Park incident' of 1925 which resulted in his being committed on a charge of public indecency with a prostitute. S.G. 40. Photo.
910 £350
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1888 (Mar. 16) envelope from Suva to Scotland unusually bearing 1d. dull blue perf. 10 vertical pair and irregular block of six, with Glasgow arrival backstamp, slight soiling. S.G. 39. Ex Rowell. Photo.
911 £270
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1888 (May 25) envelope from Suva to Marcus Hamilton at Vauvau, Friendly Islands, franked by 1d. ultramarine perf. 10 vertical pair with Nuku'alofa, Tonga May 30 transit on reverse and endorsed sent by Miss Flora Collins. S.G. 39a. Photo.
912 £350
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1888 (Aug. 18) cover from Suva addressed to Robert Schmidt at Sydney c/o the General Post Office, endorsed ''Per S.S. Southern Cross/and Gunga'' franked by 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 x 113/4 horizontal pair, Aug. 25 arrival on reverse, some faults S.G. 51. Photo.
913 £270
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1890 (Oct. 25) clean envelope (''BANK OF NEW ZEALAND'' stationery) from Suva to Colombo, Ceylon franked by 4d. on 2d. dull purple, narrow surcharge, perf. 10 vertical strip of three (upper stamp faults), with Colombo Paid Nov. 27 arrival on reverse, repaired cover tear but unusual destination. S.G. 42a. Photo.
914 £150
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1891 (Jan. 7) large printed Bank of New Zealand envelope used from Suva to Melbourne ''Per S.S. Rockton'' franked by 4d. on 2d. pale mauve, narrow surcharge, perf. 10 vertical pair tied by type D2 c.d.s's with date slugs inverted, Jan. 16 arrival and fine red wax Bank seals (one broken) on reverse, the cover roughly opened and slightly trimmed at right. S.G. 42. Photo.
915 £290
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1891 (May 27) large printed Bank of New Zealand envelope used from Suva to Melbourne ''Per S.S. Rockton'' franked by 4d. on 2d. dull purple, narrow surcharge, perf. 10 vertical pair from the left of the sheet, with June 8 arrival and fine red wax Bank seals on reverse. S.G. 42. Photo.
917 £620
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1893 (May 4) long legal-sized envelope registered by B.H. Thomson from Suva to his wife (the former Grace Webber) in London franked by 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 lower left corner horizontal strip of seven (one with damaged corner) and lower right corner horizontal strip of three with 1891-1902 21/2d. chocolate perf. 10 single (imperfections), ms. registration marking and June 21 arrival oval, the cover slightly trimmed at left. Sir Basil Home Thomson, KCB (1861-1939) son of William Thomson, Archbishop of York, was appointed postmaster at Nadroga in 1885 and later wrote ''The Fijians: a Study of the Decay of Custom'' and ''South Sea Yarns''. Thomson had joined the Colonial Office in 1883 with the promise of marriage to Grace Webber should he become financially secure, succeeding in this intention in 1890. During the course of a colourful career, Thomson, worked later as a prison governor, head of C.I.D. at Scotland Yard and Director of Intelligence at the Home Office until his public career was ended by the 'Hyde Park incident' of 1925 which resulted in his being committed on a charge of public indecency with a prostitute. S.G. 40, 79. Photo.
918 £550
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1893 (May 25) long legal-sized envelope registered by B.H. Thomson from Suva to his wife in London franked by 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 left marginal horizontal strip of five (one with damaged corner) and right marginal single with 1d. ultramarine perf. 11 x 10, ms. registration marking and July 17 arrival backstamp, vertical folds. Sir Basil Home Thomson, KCB (1861-1939) son of William Thomson, Archbishop of York, was appointed postmaster at Nadroga in 1885 and later wrote ''The Fijians: a Study of the Decay of Custom'' and ''South Sea Yarns''. Thomson had joined the Colonial Office in 1883 with the promise of marriage to Grace Webber should he become financially secure, succeeding in this intention in 1890. During the course of a colourful career, Thomson, worked later as a prison governor, head of C.I.D. at Scotland Yard and Director of Intelligence at the Home Office until his public career was ended by the 'Hyde Park incident' of 1925 which resulted in his being committed on a charge of public indecency with a prostitute. S.G. 40, 53. Photo.
920 £620
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1893 (Nov. 2) long envelope registered by B.H. Thomson from Suva to his wife in London franked by 1d. ultramarine perf. 11 x 10 (10, incl. a strip of three and two pairs, one overlapping edge at right) with 1891-1902 21/2d. chocolate perf. 11 x 10 strip of three and right marginal pair, large ''R'' in oval (type R10, worn) and ms. registration marking, red Dec. 25 arrival datestamp, some faults and roughly opened but scarce. Sir Basil Home Thomson, KCB (1861-1939) son of William Thomson, Archbishop of York, was appointed postmaster at Nadroga in 1885 and later wrote ''The Fijians: a Study of the Decay of Custom'' and ''South Sea Yarns''. Thomson had joined the Colonial Office in 1883 with the promise of marriage to Grace Webber should he become financially secure, succeeding in this intention in 1890. During the course of a colourful career, Thomson, worked later as a prison governor, head of C.I.D. at Scotland Yard and Director of Intelligence at the Home Office until his public career was ended by the 'Hyde Park incident' of 1925 which resulted in his being committed on a charge of public indecency with a prostitute. S.G. 53, 84. Photo.
922 £230
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1898 (May 1) envelope registered from Suva to Saltcoats, Ayrshire ('Hamilton Hunter' correspondence, redirected to Ardrossan) ''Via San Francisco'' franked by 4d. mauve perf. 11 (2) tied by D4 c.d.s with ms. registration marking, red London June 14 transit below and later backstamps. Scarce, the 4d. rate via San Francisco only available from Oct. 1896 to Dec. 1898. Hamilton Hunter, C.M.G (1845-1923), formerly Chief Police Magistrate and Deputy Commissioner for the Western Pacific, had married Isabella, daughter of Sir John Gorrie, in 1882, she electing to raise their family in Britain. Hunter later served as acting British Consul in Samoa in 1899 and British Agent and Consul in Tonga from 1901 to 1909. S.G. 56. Ex Rodger. Photo.
924 £450
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1901 (Sept. 6) rare newspaper wrapper from Nabalili to France with violet double circle ''NAILILILI P.O./SEP. 6 1901/REWA. FIJI.'' (Proud D1) and franked at double wrapper rate by 4d. bright purple perf. 11 x 113/4 tied by 'sunburst' cancellation, and with Armentires Oct. 26 arrival c.d.s. S.G. 58a. Believed to be one of just three known examples of this postmark on cover. Ex Rodger. Photo.
925 £200
Fiji: 1878-99 ''VR'' Monogram Issues, Used on Cover, 1902 (Oct. 31) two covers registered to the same addressee in New Jersey, one with 6d. bright rose, the other bearing 4d. bright purple with 1891-1902 21/2d. yellow-brown, all perf. 11 x 113/4, tied by fine Suva type D6 c.d.s.'s, with type R12 registration marks, Victoria, B.C. and Seattle transit datestamps and Dec. 3 1902 Newark arrival c.d.s. S.G. 58a, 59a, 103a. Photo.
927 £280
Fiji: 1881-99 One Shilling, 1s. pale brown perf. 11 used with perf. 11 x 10 6d. pale rose (2) on clean cover registered 1897 (July 12) from Suva to Germany tied by neat D4 c.d.s's with ms. registration marking, London transit and Baden-Baden Sept. 1 arrival backstamp, minor toned area at right. S.G. 66, 55. Photo.
929 £90
Fiji: 1882 Five Shillings, an attractive upper left corner marginal block of four (reinforced otherwise fine), singles mint (4, slight toning) or with 'remainder' cancellations (5), fair to fine. (13) S.G. 69.
931 £380
Fiji: 1891 21/2d. Provisional Surcharge, 21/2d. on 2d. green, narrow spacing, used with 1892-93 1/2d. on 1d. ultramarine and wide spacing ''FIVE/PENCE'' on 6d. deep rose on 1894 (May 31) registered 'Lawson' cover to London showing ''R'' in oval (type R10) and ms. registration marking, July 23 arrival on reverse, some mainly perf. toning. S.G. 70, 72a, 75a. Photo.
933 £300
Fiji: 1892-93 Provisional Surcharges, ''FIVE/PENCE'' on 6d. bright rose, narrow spacing, perf. 10 vertical strip of four from the foot of the sheet on 1900 (June 14) envelope locally registered from Suva with type D4 cancellations and ms. registration marking, some light tones. S.G. 74a. Photo.
936 £400
Fiji: 1892-93 Provisional Surcharges, ''FIVE/PENCE'' on 6d. deep rose, wide spacing, lower right corner marginal horizontal strip of three (with imperf. margin at right,) and single used on 1893 (May 10) long legal-sized envelope registered by B.H. Thomson from Suva to his wife in London, tied by light Suva D3 cancellations with ms. registration marking at left, July 3 arrival datestamps below and on reverse, the cover roughly opened at left. S.G. 75a. Photo.
937 £380
Fiji: 1892-93 Provisional Surcharges, ''FIVE/PENCE'' on 6d. deep rose, wide spacing, with imperf. margin at right, paying registration fee alongside 1878-99 2d. yellow-green perf. 10 horizontal strip of four on 1893 (May 15) long legal-sized envelope registered by B.H. Thomson from Suva to his wife in London, tied by Suva D3 cancellations and ms. registration marking,and with July 9 arrival at lower right, the cover with slight damage at left from rough opening. S.G. 75a, 40. Photo.
938 £260
Fiji: 1892-93 Provisional Surcharges, ''FIVE/PENCE'' on 6d. deep rose, wide spacing, pair and single used with 1891-1902 21/2d. chocolate perf. 10 on 1893 (Mar. 21) long legal-sized envelope registered by B.H. Thomson from Suva to his wife in London, redirected locally, tied by D3 cancellations and ms. registration marking, with exceptionally fine ''R'' in double oval (type R10) and May 14 arrival datestamp, some soiling, creasing and damage on opening at right. S.G. 75a, 79. Photo.
939 £80
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, 1d. rosy mauve, perf. 113/4 used block of six (3 x 2) with horizontal interpanneau margin between, some creasing but very scarce. S.G. 97 var. Photo.
941 £230
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1893 (Sept. 15) O.H.M.S. long envelope registered by postmaster Leslie Walker from Suva to the Foreign Mail Clerk at San Francisco P.O. franked by 1d. black perf. 10 x 113/4 with 2d. green pair and 5d. ultramarine perf. 11 x 10, with large ''R'' in oval (R10) and ms. registration no. Oct. 27 arrival on reverse, initialled by Walker, attractive. S.G. 83, 85, 93. Photo.
943 £90
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1895 (Apr. 16) from Suva and (May 10) from Levuka, two scarce covers addressed to noted Jesuit botanist the Abb Joseph Hervier in Lyon, the first franked 21/2d. chocolate perf. 10 tied by scarce type KD6 duplex with May 31 arrival, the other with 5d. ultramarine perf. 11 x 10, light perf. toning, Suva transit and June 27 arrival on reverse. S.G. 79, 85. Photo.
945 £260
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1895 (May 17) envelope registered unusually from Suva to Rarotonga, Cook Islands, bearing 1d. black perf. 10, 2d. dull green perf. 113/4, 5d. ultramarine perf. 11 x 10 and on, on the reverse, 1/2d. slate-grey perf. 11 x 10 (2), with D3 cancellations, ''R'' in oval (R10), Auckland May 27 transit on reverse. S.G. 77, 81, 85, 98. Photo.
947 £260
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1895 (Oct. 15) small, attractive envelope registered from Suva to Liverpool bearing 1/2d. slate-grey, 1d. black and 2d. pale green perf. 10 (3), with fine D3 cancellations, ms. registration markings and Nov. 28 arrival on reverse. S.G. 76, 77, 78. Photo.
948 £150
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1896 (Apr. 24) registered cover from the 'Hamilton Hunter' correspondence to Saltcoats, Ayrshire, endorsed ''Via Brindisi'', franked by 21/2d. chocolate and 5d. ultramarine perf. 11 x 10 with good to fine D5 c.d.s's, ms. registration marking, London June 13 transit and June 14 arrival backstamp. Hamilton Hunter, C.M.G (1845-1923), formerly Chief Police Magistrate and Deputy Commissioner for the Western Pacific, had married Isabella, daughter of Sir John Gorrie, in 1882, she electing to raise their family in Britain. Hunter later served as acting British Consul in Samoa in 1899 and British Agent and Consul in Tonga from 1901 to 1909. S.G. 84, 85. Photo.
953 £200
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1897 (Nov. 15) and 1899 (Jan. 5) two O.H.M.S. long envelopes registered by postmaster Leslie Walker from Suva to Boston, Mass. and Minneapolis respectively with Victoria, B.C. and Winnipeg transit backstamps, the former (trimmed at each end) bearing 1/2d. greenish slate (3) and 1d. pale mauve (6, incl. a pair and strip of three) perf. 11 used with 1878-99 4d. mauve perf. 11 (perfs. trimmed at right), the latter (ex Robertson, opened for display) bearing 1d. rosy mauve perf. 11 block of four (affixed on the reverse) and three pairs, both covers initialled by Walker. S.G. 56, 86a, 88, 88a. Photo.
955 £110
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1899 (June 9) registered cover from the 'Hamilton Hunter' correspondence to Saltcoats, Ayrshire, endorsed ''Via San Francisco'', paid at reduced 1d. rate + 4d. registration (introduced Dec. 25 1898) by 5d. ultramarine perf. 11 x 10 with D4 c.d.s's and additionally tied red London July 13 transit, with R12 registration mark and same day arrival backstamp. Hamilton Hunter, C.M.G (1845-1923), formerly Chief Police Magistrate and Deputy Commissioner for the Western Pacific, had married Isabella, daughter of Sir John Gorrie, in 1882, she electing to raise their family in Britain. Hunter later served as acting British Consul in Samoa in 1899 and British Agent and Consul in Tonga from 1901 to 1909. S.G. 85. Photo.
956 £240
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1899 (Sept. 20) envelope underpaid from Suva to San Francisco bearing 1d. rosy mauve perf. 11 x 113/4 vertical pair and single, showing ''T'' in circle with ms. 1d'', arriving Oct. 20 and redirected to Paris with ''U.S. CHARGE/TO COLLECT/4 CENTS'' mark deleted, French 10c. postage due pair subsequently added cancelled Nov. 20. S.G. 101. Ex Robertson. Photo.
957 £140
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1899 (Dec. 12) envelope (stationery of Bank of New Zealand) sent from Suva to Philadelphia bearing 21/2d. brown perf. 11 x 113/4 but charged by ''T'' in circle (UP2) with ms. ''15c'', and ''U.S. CHARGE/TO COLLECT 6 CENTS'', Feb. 9 1900 arrival on reverse, unusual. S.G. 103. Photo.
958 £100
Fiji: 1891-1902 New Values and Pirogue Issues, Used on Cover, 1900 (Jan. 11) envelope registered from Suva to Richardson & Co (army agents) in London, franked by 1d. rosy mauve perf. 11 block of four and single tied by D4 c.d.s's, red Feb. 22 London registered arrival and blue pencil, with R12 registration handstamp alongside. S.G. 88a. Photo.
960 £230
Fiji: 1903 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. to 1 set mint, mainly fine. (11) S.G. 104-14, cat. 450. Photo.
961 £230
Fiji: 1903 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. to 1 set with additional 21/2d., used, mainly fine. (12) S.G. 104-14, cat. 651. Photo.
964 £170
Fiji: 1903 Watermark Crown CA 1 grey-black and ultramarine with Lautoka type D4 ''30/MAY/12'' c.d.s., some faint toning on reverse. S.G. 114, cat. 450. Photo.
965 £230
Fiji: 1903 Watermark Crown CA 1 grey-black and ultramarine tied to large piece by fair Nausori type D3 ''26/DEC/1911'' c.d.s. in blue, with additional strike, Suva registered c.d.s. and registration cachet alongside. S.G. 114, cat. 450. Photo.
966 £200
Fiji: 1903 Watermark Crown CA 1 grey-black and ultramarine and 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 die I, both with Madame Joseph MJ 160 fake cancellation. S.G. 114, 137.
967 £210
Fiji: 1904-09 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to 1s., 1906-12 1/2d. to 5s. (2, one cancelled ''9 MY/1912'', the other with Madame Joseph MJ 160 fake cancellation), 1 (2, one very lightly cancelled, the other ''12 MAR/1914'' and with blue pencil line, chiefly fine. (12) S.G. 115-24. Photo.
968 £200
Fiji: 1904-09 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to 1s., 1906-12 1/2d. to 1 set mint, mainly fine. (10) S.G. 115-24, cat. 470. Photo.
969 £210
Fiji: 1904-09 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. (on piece) to 1s., 1906-12 1/2d. to 6d. and 1 (both on piece), used, also 1/2d. block of four, 21/2d. (corner fault), 1s. and 5s. with 1903 2d. on 1913 (July 4) registered cover from Suva to Bohemia. S.G. 106, 115-17. Photo.
971 £150
Fiji: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red tied to large piece by two good Suva registered type R2 ''5/JUN/1913'' c.d.s's with registration cachet below. S.G. 124, cat. 275. Photo.
972 £150
Fiji: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, fine example from the upper left corner of the right pane cancelled on small piece by good Suva registered type R2 ''14/DEC/1912'' c.d.s. S.G. 124, cat. 275. Photo.
973 £140
Fiji: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red tied to small piece by good Suva registered type R2 ''27/SEP/1913'' c.d.s. S.G. 124, cat. 275. Photo.
974 £140
Fiji: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red tied to small piece by good Suva registered type R2 ''5/JUN/1913'' c.d.s. S.G. 124, cat. 275. Photo.
975 £210
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 1 (both dies) mint with additional shades of 1/4d., 1/2d. (2), 1d. (2), 3d. (3), 5d. (4) and 1s. (4, one die II), mainly fine. (30) S.G. 125-37, cat. 770+. Photo.
976 £260
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA, a mainly good to fine used selection of shades with some multiples etc. to 1s. (19), 2s.6d. (7), 5s. (13, incl. a block of four cancelled Lautoka), 1 die II (with some doubling). (196) S.G. 125-37a. Photo.
978 £160
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, dies I and II, fine used. S.G. 137, a, cat. 600. Photo.
979 £90
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, die I, cancelled by Levuka type D8 ''JU 30/15'' c.d.s. (Proud last recorded date Feb. 22 1915), fine. S.G. 137, cat. 300. Photo.
980 £290
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, die II horizontal pair from the lower right corner of the right pane, tied to piece by two good to fine strikes of G.P.O. Suva type D9 ''13 AP/28'' c.d.s. (late use, Proud latest recorded date May 27 1927). S.G. 137a, cat. 600+. Photo.
981 £110
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, die II, fine used with Labasa D3 ''2/OCT/28'' c.d.s. S.G. 137a, cat. 300. Photo.
982 £130
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, die II, tied to small piece by Suva registered type R2 ''12/APR/1927'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 137a, cat. 300. Photo.
983 £95
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, die II, fine used with Ba D2 ''13/MAR/(?)'' c.d.s. S.G. 137a, cat. 300. Photo.
984 £120
Fiji: King George VI Issues, 1938 to 1950, interesting selection of covers bearing 1938-55 definitives variously addressed incl. 1939 Suva to Tonga tin can mail with cachets, 1940 Ba to Paris (endorsed from the Catholic Mission, Navula) with boxed ''NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER'', 1941 Suva to Texas with ''POSTMASTER GENERAL'' straight line, 1950 printed envelope bearing 10s. and 1, etc. (7)
985 £350
Fiji: K.E.VII to Q.E.II mainly mint collection on leaves etc., incl. 1903 5s., 1904-09 1s. (2), 1906-12 values to 5s., 1912-23 to 1 (2, one used) with shades, 1922-29 to 5s. (2), 1938-55 eleven values to 5s. perforated ''SPECIMEN'', 1954-59, 1959-63 and 1962-67 sets, postage due 1940 set, etc., mostly fine. (approx. 270)
986 | £160
Fiji: K.G.VI to Q.E.II mint collection on leaves, incl. 1938-55 to 1 with perfs., 1954-59, 1959-63 and 1962-67 sets unmounted, etc., mostly fine. (156)
989 £95
Fiji: Postal Stationery: Postal Cards, 1895 11/2d. green examples unused and used 1902 (Feb. 17) unusually to Hungary with Budapest Apr. 7 arrival. (2) H&G 2. Photo.
992 £60
Fiji: Postal Stationery: Postal Cards, 1895 11/2d. green, examples sent from Suva 1896 to Norfolk, 1898 to France and 1902 to Massachussetts. (3) H&G 2.
994 £150
Fiji: Postal Stationery: Postal Cards, 1895 1d.+1d. violet reply card, reply half unused, locally addressed 1896 (Mar. 16) in Levuka from Father L. Robert to Father A. Marion at the Catholic Mission with enquiry about his health as ''Many natives arrived the day before yesterday and spoke of your sickness''. Scarce local missionary usage. H&G 3. Photo.
996 £110
Fiji: Postal Stationery: Postal Cards, 1903 ''HALF/PENNY'' on 11/2d. green, unused (2), used with added K.E.VII 1/2d. 1904 from Lautoka to Sydney, and with added K.E.VII 1d. 1904 Lautoka to Bavaria, 1905 Levuka to Bavaria and 1906 to Sydney, some mainly minor imperfections. (6) H&G 5.
997 £270
Fiji: Postal Stationery: Postal Cards, 1903 ''HALF/PENNY'' on 11/2d.+''HALF/PENNY'' on 11/2d. brown-carmine reply card, unused and outward half used 1903 (Nov. 9) with added K.E.VII 1d. from Suva to Elgin, Scotland. Very rare, we have recorded just four used examples. See also following lot. H&G 6. Photo.
998 £190
Fiji: Postal Stationery: Postal Cards, 1903 ''HALF/PENNY'' on 11/2d.+''HALF/PENNY'' on 11/2d. brown-carmine reply card, complete card used 1903 (Oct. 16) with added K.E.VII 1/2d. from Suva to Switzerland, reply half unused, very minor stains. Very rare, we have recorded just four used examples. See also previous lot. H&G 6. Photo.
1001 £90
Fiji: Baulailai, 1922 commercial envelope to New Zealand, redirected from Wellington to Greymouth, franked 2d. tied by ''BAULAILAI'' straight line in violet and unusually with ms. ''7/11/22'', overstruck by Suva Nov. 15 c.d.s's, part of front missing at top nevertheless an attractive item. Photo.
1006 £260
Fiji: World War II, Censored Mail, 1941 to 1944 selection of censored covers to New Zealand (2), U.K. (3) or U.S.A. (17) incl. eight with red on white ''OPENED BY CENSOR'' label, comprising 1941 handstamped scarce two line ''Passed by Censor/.....2'', others sent 1942 with ''PASSED BY/CENSOR'' in oval nos. 2, 5 (4, one from Nabouwalu) and 9, or 1943 with ''3'' handstamp (late usage), range of labels and handstamps incl. eight registered, two sent 1942 with both U.S. and British labels, 1943 redirected within Scotland with two P.C.90 labels, etc. (22) Photo.
1007 £260
Fiji: World War II, Fijian Military Forces, four stampless On Active Service envelopes each with N.Z.E.F. Field P.O. circular handstamp and triangular ''SERVICE CENSOR'' cachet, numbered F.6 on cover to Tasmania, F.7 on Y.M.C.A. printed envelope to New Zealand, F.14 on cover from Torokina to Suva, and F.18 on cover to New Zealand. Photo.
1008 £150
Fiji: World War II, Military Mail, eight censored covers incl. 1940 Lautoka to New Zealand from private in the O.E.C. with ''OPENED BY CENSOR'' label handstamped two line ''Passed by Censor/.....7'', others endorsed O.A.S. incl. printed Everyman's Hut Auxiliary to U.S.A. and Y.M.C.A. (3, two with FAM 19 Suva-Auckland first flight cachet), one incoming 1940 from Auckland, four with N.Z.E.F. Field P.O. handstamp. Photo.
1009 £120
Fiji: 1941 Fiji Bomber Fund labels, 1941 (Mar. 29) envelope to Middlesex, franked 21/2d. on 2d. with Bomber Fund label alongside, tied by individual Suva machine c.d.s's, endorsed on reverse sent by Sir Owen Corrie at the Supreme Court. In his 1982 monograph Bryan Jones records just 45 surviving covers that bear Bomber Fund labels. Only around a dozen covers show the label 'tied' by cancellation, censor label or other. Photo.
1010 £160
Fiji: 1941 Fiji Bomber Fund labels, 1941 (Apr. 8) envelope to Devon bearing 1/2d., 2d. and Bomber Fund label vertical strip of three, all tied by Suva c.d.s's. In his 1982 monograph Bryan Jones records just 45 surviving covers that bear Bomber Fund labels, multiples being particularly rare. Only around a dozen covers show the label 'tied' by cancellation, censor label or other. Photo.
1012 £75
Fiji: 1941 Fiji Bomber Fund labels, 1941 (May 20) envelope locally addressed, bearing 21/2d. on 2d. with Bomber Fund label at left. In his 1982 monograph Bryan Jones records just 45 surviving covers that bear Bomber Fund labels. Only three are known addressed internally. Photo.
1014 £150
Fiji: 1941 Fiji Bomber Fund labels, 1941 (June 26) censored cover to Ireland franked 21/2d. on 2d. with Bomber Fund label at left tied by P.C.90 ''OPENED BY/EXAMINER 1045'' label, endorsed on reverse sent by F. Robertson at the Treasury. In his 1982 monograph Bryan Jones records just 45 surviving covers that bear Bomber Fund labels. Only around a dozen covers show the label 'tied' by cancellation, censor label or other. Photo.
1015 £110
Fiji: 1941 Fiji Bomber Fund labels, 1941 (Sept. 2) envelope to Taihape, New Zealand, franked 21/2d.on 2d. with Bomber Fund label (with selvedge at right) alongside, tied by Suva machine cancellation (Savings Bank Account). In his 1982 monograph Bryan Jones records just 45 surviving covers that bear Bomber Fund labels. Only around a dozen covers showing the label 'tied' by cancellation, censor label or other. Photo.
1016 £110
Fiji: 1941 Fiji Bomber Fund labels, 1941 (Nov. 9) Suva-Nouma first flight cover with violet flight cachet and Suva return address, bearing 21/2d. on 2d. strip of three and single, the last partially overlapped by Bomber label tied to cover by ms. ''Fiji-Noumea'' endorsement and boxed ''BY AIR MAIL/PAR AVION'' handstamp, and Nouma Nov. 10. c.d.s. on reverse. In his 1982 monograph Bryan Jones records just 45 surviving covers that bear Bomber Fund labels Only around a dozen covers showing the label 'tied' by cancellation, censor label or other. Photo.
1017 £290
Fiji: 1941 Fiji Bomber Fund labels, 1941 (Nov.14) Suva-U.S.A. censored first flight cover to New York bearing 6d., 1s.(4, incl. a pair) tied by Suva violet machine cancellation and with Bomber Fund pair at foot tied by violet flight cachet, the 6d. partially overlapped by red on white ''OPENED BY CENSOR'' label handstamped ''Passed by Censor.'' and ''2''. Reverse shows sender's endorsement from Labasa, further flight cachets, Los Angeles Nov. 17 machine transit and Irving Nov. 21 arrival. In his 1982 monograph Bryan Jones records just 45 surviving covers that bear Bomber Fund labels, multiples being particularly rare. Only around a dozen covers show the label 'tied' by cancellation, censor label or other. Photo.
1020 £80
Fiji: Revenues: Stamp Duty 1914 ''R'' overprint, 5s. strip of three, pair and single, 1 die I (6), 1 die II, used variously cancelled on nine small pieces. Barefoot 30, 31, var.
1022 | £140
Finland: A collection in an album, incl. 1856-59 10k. rose with postmark and 1858 5k. blue (2, one pen cancelled, both cut to shape), 1860 5k. and 10k used, 1866-70 range to 40k., 1875-84 range to 1m. etc., later to 2009, poor to fine. (100s)
1024 | £1450
France: A mainly used accumulation in seventeen albums (one is empty) and two stockbooks, incl. 1900-06 2f., 1927 Strasbourg 5f. and 10f. mint, Postage Dues, Pre-cancellations, Essays and proofs, Specimens with 1925 Art set, Telephone stamps, France used abroad,, etc. (1,000s)
1025 | £1300
France: A mainly used collection from 1849 to 1900 in an album, incl. 1849-52 40c. orange pair on 1853 cover to London, 1852-53 10c. (3), 1853-61 25c. (2), 1869 5f. (4), 1870-71 Bordeaux 4c. (2), Peace and Commerce with 1876-85 2c., 1877-90 to 5f. (3), duplication, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1027 | £320
France: A collection of Charity stamps, mainly used on leaves, incl. 1917 War Orphans to 1f. + 1f., 1922 and 1926-27 War Orphans sets, 1927-31 Sinking Fund issues complete, also some Charity labels, etc., varied condition. (102)
1028 | £230
France: A large, comprehensive thematic collection in sixteen albums, incl. Art, Charity labels, Entertainment, History, Religion, Sports, Stamp Day, Transport, etc. (many 100s)
1029 | £260
France: A collection of railway stamps on leaves, incl. 1917 ''Apport a la Gare'' 25c. mint with variety printed both sides, 1901 unissued set of six, 1942 surcharged set mint, Paris Parcel Post, etc. (303)
1030 | £95
France: A collection of Paris in two albums, incl., Paris on stamps with 1937 Museums sets used (2, one set on cards), cancellations, labels, etc. (few 100s)
1031 | £850
France: A collection of imperforate issues from 1948 to 1990, majority unmounted mint, incl. 1948 Air 40f. + 10f., 1958 Air 1000f., Red Cross and Europa issues, etc. (few 100s)
1032 | £150
France: Revenues: A collection in two albums, incl. Bills of Exchange, Bills of Lading, Entertainment Tax, Internal Revenue, etc. (100s)
1034 | £480
France: Airmails: A collection in an album, incl. 1927 Air set used on separate pieces, 1936 85c. to 50f. emerald-green set used, 1936 50f. ultramarine on rose used, semi-officials, labels, a few flown covers, etc. (few 100s)
1036 | £170
France: Exhibitions: A collection of covers, cards and stamps in six albums, incl. Agricultural, Art, Philatelic Exhibitions with 1964 1f. in mint sheet of eight, Provincial, Universal, good range of labels, etc. (100s)
1037 | £850
France: Maritime Mail: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in six albums, incl. a good range of Ships cachets and datestamps, many Paquebots with Mediterranean, Far East, p.p.c's of ships, cancellations, etc. (100s)
1038 | £140
France: Maritime Mail: A collection of covers, cards and stamps in three albums, incl. Naval mail with Ships cachets, Movable box, Paquebots, etc. (few 100s)
1039 | £880
France: Maritime Mail: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in six albums or stockbooks, incl. Lozenges with large and small figures, numerals, Paris Stars, blue and red cancellations, etc. (100s)
1040 | £270
France: Off-Shore Islands: A comprehensive, written up collection in seven albums, incl. Belle Ile en Mer, Corsica, Ile d'Aix, Ile de Brhat, Iles Chausey, Ile Longue, Ile de Noirmoutier, Ile d'Oleron, Ile de R, Ile de Sein, Ile d'Yeu, Mont St. Michel, many p.p.c's, labels, special cancellations and cachets, etc. (100s)
1041 | £400
France: Cancellations and Covers: W.W.I: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in six albums, incl., Military Hospitals, censors, p.p.c's, an excellent range of labels with Charity, Propaganda, Patriotic, Red Cross, Regimental, military stationery, etc. (100s)
1042 | £450
France: Cancellations and Covers: W.W.II: A collection in an album, incl. Intelligence forgeries, Liberation overprints with Poitiers set (signed Brun), etc. (few 100s)
1043 | £480
French Colonies: A mint and used collection in five albums, from 1859 General Issues through to 1970s, incl. French P.O's in China, Egypt, Levant and Morocco, Madagascar, Indo-China, Lebanon, Polynesia, Syria, New Caledonia, St. Pierre et Miquelon, etc.
1044 | £380
French Colonies: A collection of mainly African Colonies in three albums incl. Algeria, French Morocco 1902 2p. on 2f. mint, airmails, covers, postage dues, Moroccan locals, Madagascar from 1889, British Inland Mail 1895 (Jan.) set used, 1895 (Mar.) set mint, French West Africa, Ivory Coast, also a fourth binder of British Morocco Agencies incl. 1898-1900 Gibraltar overprinted set to 2p. mint or used, overprints on G.B., etc. (few 1,000s)
1049 £350
France: French Post Offices in Zanzibar: 1894-95 1a. on 10c. pair and 11/2a. on 15c. (2, surcharge in vermilion), used on ''Office Colonial Africain'' 1907 envelope to France, re-addressed upon arrival. Photo.
1050 £110
France: French Post Offices in Zanzibar: 1896-1900 20a. on 2d. brown on pale blue, showing variety ''ZANZIBAS'', used, minor corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 37a, cat. 650. Photo.
1052 | £650
France: French Post Offices in Zanzibar: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1894-95 set, 1896-1900 to 50a. on 5f., 1902-03 set, a few covers with postal stationery, etc., varied condition. (105)
1053 £220
Gambia: 1869-72 Imperforate, No Watermark 6d. deep blue, mint from the right of the sheet, very fine and fresh. S.G. 3. Photo.
1055 | £500
Gambia: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1869-72 4d. unused, 6d. used, 1874 4d. used, 1898-1902 set mint and used, 1904-06 to 1s. mint, 1922-29 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5s. used, 1938-46 set mint, etc., varied condition. (386)
1060 | £170
Germany: A mint and used collection in mixed condition in a Philatelic album with issues to 1945, strength in States issues incl. Baden, Brunswick, Bavaria, Hannover, Empire with a range of Eagles, etc. (100s)
1063 £100
Germany: Allied Occupation Zones: British and American Zones: 1948 Currency Reform type A3 2pf. to 84pf. Numeral set, mainly fine mint. Signed Schlegel. S.G. A87-A103. Photo.
1067 | £100
Germany: West Berlin: A mainly used collection in a Lindner album, incl. 1949 Goethe 10pf. and 30pf., 1951 and 1953 Bells sets, 1950 Orchestra set, and a good range of later issues to 1990, etc. (100s)
1069 | £2300
The following four lots comprise the Peter Clough collection of German Poster Stamps.Germany: Cinderellas: German Poster Stamps: Commercial: A very comprehensive collection in thirteen stockbooks, incl. Advertising Agencies, Alcoholic Drinks, Books and Printing, Building Industry, Chocolate, Cigarettes and Tobacco, Department Stores, Electricity, Fashion, Food, Medicines, Music, Newspapers and Periodicals, Polishes, Shipping Lines, Tea and Coffee, Toiletries, Toys and Games, Tranport with Airplanes, Cycling, Cars, Zeppelins, etc. (approx. 8,900)
1070 | £2600
Germany: Cinderellas: German Poster Stamps: Towns and Cities: A very comprehensive collection in ten stockbooks, incl. Berlin, Dresden, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Nrnberg, Stuttgart, Advertising, Charity, Commemoratives, Congress, Exhibition, Shows, Sports, Third Reich, W.W.I with Patriotic, Propaganda, etc. (approx. 5,000)
1071 | £1650
Germany: Cinderellas: German Poster Stamps: A most comprehensive collection in ten stockbooks and loose, incl. Charities, Exhibitions, Dated Events, German Societies, Leipzig Fair, Stadtposts, Paper Seals with Central and Local Governments, etc. (approx. 5,500)
1072 | £65
Germany: Cinderellas: German Poster Stamps: Literature: A selection, incl. ''Germany, The Poster Stamps'' in four volumes, ''A General Illustrated Catalogue of Exhibition and Event Poster States from 1821-1914'', also ''The Cinderella Philatelist'' from 2000 to 2014, etc.
1073 £290
German Colonies: German East Africa: 1891 (June 3) envelope to Germany, franked by 1890-91 10pf. rose pair, tied by ''ZANZIBAR/KAISERL. DEUTSCHE/POSTAGENTUR'' datestamps, also loose 20pf., fine. Photo.
1074 £8000
German Colonies: German East Africa: 1905-20 1r. carmine-red, used with ''DARESSALAM/19.8.16'' datestamps, fine. Only one consignment of stamps (incl. the 1 Rupee) reached German East Africa in 1916 carried by blockade runners, the main postal system having been overrun by the British. An extremely rare stamp. S.G. 42, Michel 38Ab, cat. 30,000. Photo.
1075 | £320
German Colonies: German East Africa: A used collection on leaves, incl. German stamps used in, 1893 set, 1901 set, 1905 set, 1905-20 3r. used, etc., varied condition. (62)
1077 | £170
German Colonies: German East Africa: Postal Stationery: A mainly used collection of postcards in an album, incl. 1893 3p. on 3c., 1896 3p. on 3c. (5), etc. (32 items)
1081 £230
German Post Offices in the Turkish Empire: 1884 20pa. on 10pf. and 11/4pi. on red-brown (2), used on 1889 (Aug. 20) envelope, registered from Constantinople to St. Petersburg, fine. S.G. 2, 5. Photo.
1083 £450
German Post Offices in the Turkish Empire: 1900 set with extra values, including 25pi. on 5m. type I (3, two with hand painted borders), type II, etc., used, fair to fine. (25). S.G. 17-28c. Photo.
1085 £320
German Post Offices in the Turkish Empire: 1902-04 10pa. on 5pf. to 25pi. on 5m., used, mainly fine. S.G. 29-34, cat. 1,282. Photo.
1088 £450
Gibraltar: 1707 entire headed ''Gibraltar January 25th 1706/7'' addressed to John Strachey care of Mr. Thornhill's in the High Street, Bristol, by Matthew Fox, showing ''7'' ms. rate marking and with Exeter Bishop mark ''MR/5'' on reverse. Assuming that the letter was landed at Falmouth, the 7d. charged would appear to pay the 3d. fee from Falmouth to Exeter, 3d. from Exeter to Bristol and 1d. for the captain of the vessel from Gibraltar. Containing interesting comments: ''all thing very deare exceptt winds . . . the reason is here is nothing can com to itt butt by water for what littell land comes up to itt is blockett by ye Spaniards''. A very rare early letter sent within a year of Gibraltar being made a free port by special decree of Queen Anne. Ex Moeller and Metliss. Photo.
1089 £220
Gibraltar: 1709 clean entire headed ''Gibraltar Novr. 2d 1709'' addressed to ''Liverpool/in Brittain'', endorsed ''pr ye Concord of London/Capt. Soper Comdr.'', the writer having just sailed from Newfoundland, with London ''NO/30'' Bishop mark on reverse, rated ''7'' amended to ''6''. Photo.
1090 £80
Gibraltar: 1741 entire, headed ''Gibraltar 24th June 1741'' sent by Robert Douglas, sergeant in Columbine's Regiment of Foot, to his brother in Aberdeen, without postal markings, apparently privately carried. Ex Osborn. Photo.
1091 £80
Gibraltar: 1746 entire, endorsed ''Gibr/3 March 1746'' addressed to ''John Russell Esq./Commissioner of his Majesty's/Victualling, Tower Hill/London'' by his son, rated ''7'' in ms., the enclosed message indicating carriage by the ''Dunkirk'' and with ''8/AP'' Bishop mark on reverse, minor damage and soiling. Photo.
1092 £120
Gibraltar: 1746 entire, endorsed ''Gibraltar/14 May 1746'' addressed to ''John Russell Esq./Clerk of the Cheque of his Majesty's/Yard at/Deptford'' by his son, rated ''7'' in ms. and with ''30/JY'' Bishop mark on reverse. An interesting letter, ''we are in good hopes here of a Peace with Spain, our bounds then may be more extensive for at present we are like so many capons'', although Russell remains hopeful of a war with that ''perfidious nation'' France.
1093 £90
Gibraltar: 1756 entire, headed ''Gibraltar April 20th 1756'' addressed to Isaac Rebow in Colchester by Lt. Robert Price, rated ''7'' in ms. and with ''8/IV'' Bishop mark on reverse. Price appeals to Rebow to lend him 350 in order to purchase the Quartermaster's commission of his regiment, which he hopes to repay from his improved income in ''two or three years'', an appointment for which he has strong expectations as he has been recommended personally by Governor Thomas Fowke, in spite of rival candidates and ''my brother's behaviour''. Lieutenant General Thomas Fowke served as Governor from May 1754 to July 1756 but was tried by court martial for failing to provide a regiment of marines to Admiral John Byng, who was attempting to transport troops from Gibraltar to Minorca. He was dismissed from the service by King George II but reinstated in 1761 by George III. Photo.
1094 £120
Gibraltar: 1757 (Sept. 4) and 1775 (Oct. 29) two entires to Marseille without postal markings, the former on thin paper, the latter an early disinfected item to the Frres Roux, endorsed ''Par le Capne. L. Long Q.D.C.''. Photo.
1095 £130
Gibraltar: 1790 to 1838, interesting selection of five items, the first entire to Edinburgh, carried on the ''Leander'' with good ''DEAL/SHIP-LRE'' and charged ''2/6'' plus ''10'' for forwarding, the others to London incl. 1811 wrapper with ''2'' due mark, sent by from Colin Campbell, Lieutenant Governor during the Peninsular War, later overweight entires, etc.
1096 £600
Gibraltar: 1795 entire without postal markings addressed to Lieutenant Maistral, French P.O.W. held at Gibraltar ''Au Citoyen/Maistral Lieutenant/de grace de la rpublique franaise/prisonniers/A Gibraltar'', sent by his brother at Lorient, Brittany, also in service and providing a return address in Brest, horizontal fold. Contents acknowledge receipt of a letter sent by the lieutenant from Gibraltar dated 1st. July 1795. Ex ''The Rock'' collection and Barak. Believed to be the earliest known P.O.W. letter. Photo.
1097 £100
Gibraltar: 1796 (July 4) and 1798 (July 25) two entires from John Smith to Charles McIntosh in Bath, the former ''pr favor/Geo. Noble Esqr.'' showing good strike of curved ''PORTSMOUTH/SHIP LRE'' and ms. rating ''11'', the latter ''p. favour of/William Vaughan Esqr.'' without postal markings. Photo.
1098 £150
Gibraltar: 1800 entire from Lt. John Forbes to his uncle in Falkirk, Scotland, headed ''H.M. Ship Florentina/Gibraltar 29 July 1800'', forwarded to Lisbon packet agent with faint double oval Plymouth Dock Ship Letter, London transit and Edinburgh Bishop mark, ms. ratings twice deleted and decided at ''1/1'' charge with 7 Sept. arrival notation, a most unusual item from a prize ship with interesting comments regarding Lord Keith, etc., ''I lost six months through my being a prisoner in Spain''. The Spanish frigate ''Santa Florentina'' had been captured shortly before by H.M.S. ''Leviathan'' and ''Emerald'' during the Action of 7 April 1800 of Cadiz. In her turn, together with other Royal Navy vessels, she went on to capture the French ships ''L'Union'', ''Le Bon Pasteur Retrouv'' and ''L'Heureuse Clairon'' before the end of the year. Photo.
1099 £290
Gibraltar: 1805 (Apr. 4) entire letter from Edward Michell (later Brigadier General Sir Edward Thomas Michell, CB, 1787-1841) to his mother at Gloucester unusually showing good strike of scarce double oval ''SHIP LETTER/(crown)/FALMOUTH'' and rated ''1/2'' (being ship letter 4d. charge plus 10d. inland rate), the letter having been carried by private merchantman, ''the wind is now fair, and a surgeon of ours who sails in the convoy offers to take letters for me'', repaired fault above address barely detracts. Ex Robertson. Photo.
1102 £150
Gibraltar: 1810 (May 12) entire sent from Tarifa via Gibraltar by Edward Michell (later Brigadier General Sir Edward Thomas Michell, CB, 1787-1841) to his father at Huish, Somerset, and redirected to Gloucester with ''SOMERTON'' mileage mark, charged ''8'' amended to ''1/4'', very light Portsmouth Ship Letter datestamp in red on reverse, slight faults and repair. Contains a most interesting account of the expedition into Spain under General Campbell, Michell being in command of the artillery in Tarifa. Photo.
1104 £85
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1757 (Nov. 23) and 1769 (Apr. 14) two lettersheets (without outer covers), the former sent from HMS ''Prince'' and signed by Commander-in-Chief for the Mediterranean Fleet, Admiral of the Blue Henry Osborn, the second written from H.M.S. ''Jersey'' (later notoriously used as a prison ship during the American Revolutionary War), also handcoloured map ''A/PLAN of the BAY/of/GIBRALTAR'' by Michelot & Bremond, engraved by Kitchin, published in The London Magazine, Mar. 1758. (3 items)
1105 £85
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1770 (Jan. 25) demand for cartridges and other items from munitions stores ''for the use of His Majesty's ship Dorsetshire'', signed by Commander (later Rear Admiral) Michael Clements; 1809 (June 20) printed official visa (with ribbon) from the Secretary's Office authorising three month right of passage and return to Malaga, Granada and Seville to Lord Viscount Jocelyn and his retinue, two fascinating items.
1107 £95
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1798 (Nov. 2) naval despatch addressed to Commodore Duckworth with orders for Capt. Fitzgerald to return with the 'bomb vessel' ''Vesuvius'' to Gibraltar, signed by Admiral Lord St. Vincent on ''Le Souverain, Gibraltar''. Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent GCB, PC (1735-1823), a formidable naval reformer and later First Lord of the Admiralty, was Commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean, between 1795 and 1799 and is best known for his victory at the 1797 Battle of Cape Saint Vincent, from which he earned his titles. Sir John Thomas Duckworth, 1st Baronet, GCB (1748-1817) was later Governor of Newfoundland during the War of 1812. He had sailed for Minorca on Oct. 19 1798 where he was a joint commander with Sir Charles Stuart in support of the invasion. Photo.
1108 £170
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1798 (Dec. 8) naval despatch addressed to Commodore Duckworth advising the sending of the ''Jane'' containing provisions and including the ''express order'' that no ''wine, French beef, or any other article of victualling should be purchased'' at Minorca, signed by Admiral Lord St. Vincent on ''Le Souverain, Gibraltar''. Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent GCB, PC (1735-1823), a formidable naval reformer and later First Lord of the Admiralty, was Commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean, between 1795 and 1799 and is best known for his victory at the 1797 Battle of Cape Saint Vincent, from which he earned his titles. Sir John Thomas Duckworth, 1st Baronet, GCB (1748-1817) was later Governor of Newfoundland during the War of 1812. He had sailed for Minorca on Oct. 19 1798 where he was a joint commander with Sir Charles Stuart in support of the invasion. Photo.
1109 £140
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1798 (Dec. 21) naval despatch addressed to Commander William Moore of the sloop ''Transfer'' (by command of the Vice Admiral John Jackson) advising Moore that, by authority of Commander-in-chief Earl St. Vincent he is now under the command of Admiral of the Blue, Lord Keith, signed by Keith on the ''Foudroyant'' at Gibraltar. Also 1821 (Apr. 23) autograph letter from Keith sent probably from Tulliallan Castle to George Dunlop in Ayr. George Keith Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith GCB (1746-1823) had been appointed second in command to St. Vincent after earlier distinguished service in America, at Toulon, the Cape of Good Hope and the quelling of the Nore Mutiny. Photo.
1110 £220
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1799 (Jan. 18) naval despatch addressed to Commodore Duckworth enclosing ''dispatches for Rear Admiral Lord Nelson, being of the utmost importance, I desire you will immediately forward them to his Lordship at Palermo, in the island of Sicily, either by a sloop of war, or some armed vessel in which you can place dependence'', signed by Admiral Lord St. Vincent on ''Le Souverain, Gibraltar''. Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent GCB, PC (1735-1823), a formidable naval reformer and later First Lord of the Admiralty, was Commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean, between 1795 and 1799 and is best known for his victory at the 1797 Battle of Cape Saint Vincent, from which he earned his titles. Sir John Thomas Duckworth, 1st Baronet, GCB (1748-1817) was later Governor of Newfoundland during the War of 1812. He had sailed for Minorca on Oct. 19 1798 where he was a joint commander with Sir Charles Stuart in support of the invasion. Photo.
1111 £120
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1799 (Mar. 27) naval despatch addressed to ''Major General Martin and the respective Officers of Ordnance, Gibraltar'' requesting a further supply of gunpowder and port fires (slow-burning fuses) for the Naval Contractor, signed by Admiral Lord St. Vincent on ''Le Souverain, Gibraltar''. Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent GCB, PC (1735-1823), a formidable naval reformer and later First Lord of the Admiralty, was Commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean, between 1795 and 1799 and is best known for his victory at the 1797 Battle of Cape Saint Vincent, from which he earned his titles. Photo.
1112 £120
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1799 (Apr. 18) naval despatch addressed to ''The respective Officers of the Ordnance at Gibraltar'' regarding the advisability of sending accounts via the storeship ''Gorgon'', signed by Admiral Lord St. Vincent on ''Le Souverain, Gibraltar''. Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent GCB, PC (1735-1823), a formidable naval reformer and later First Lord of the Admiralty, was Commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean, between 1795 and 1799 and is best known for his victory at the 1797 Battle of Cape Saint Vincent, from which he earned his titles. Photo.
1113 £200
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1800 (Mar. 5) despatch from Governor Charles O'Hara addressed to Rear Admiral Duckworth, advising his decision to send the 70th Regiment of Foot to the West Indies due to their being ''not sufficiently armed, to make any defence'' and requesting the formation of a convoy for their protection. Sir John Thomas Duckworth, 1st Baronet, GCB (1748-1817) had served as joint commander with Sir Charles Stuart in support of the invasion of Minorca and had been promoted to Admiral of the White the previous month. On Apr. 5, whilst blockading Cadiz, he succeeded in capturing a valuable Spanish convoy from Lima, bringing in two frigates and eleven richly laden merchant vessels. General Charles O'Hara (1740-1802) was Governor of Gibraltar from Dec. 1795 to Feb. 1802. In the course of a varied career O'Hara had the dubious distinction of being obliged to surrender personally to both George Washington and Napoleon Bonaparte. Photo.
1114 £210
Gibraltar: Naval and Military Despatches, 1801 (Nov. 20) naval despatch addressed to Capt. Darby of the ''Spencer'' ordering him to proceed with his ship to Tetuan Bay, ''Given on board the Ceasar/in Gibraltar Bay'' and signed by Rear Admiral Saumarez. Admiral James Saumarez, 1st Baron de Saumarez, GCB (1757-1836) was second in command at the Battle of the Nile and is remembered for his victory at the Battle of Algeciras earlier in this year. Admiral Sir Henry D'Esterre Darby, KCB (1750-1823) was a nephew of Vice Admiral George Darby, had been in command of the ''Bellerophon'' at the Battle of the Nile and had distinguished himself both there and at Algeciras. Photo.
1118 £240
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1779 (Feb. 11) entire from Sir William Green, sent five months before the Great Siege, to Cuthbert Fisher, treasurer of the Ordnance office at the Tower of London, with a fine strike of ''Andalucia/Alta'' applied in Seville ahead of the opening of the San Roque post office later this year, charged ''8'' with ''MR/8'' Bishop mark on reverse, a little fragile. Ex the 'Barclays' collection. General Sir William Green, 1st Baronet (1725-1811 was chief engineer on the Rock, designing and executing a number of military works and creating the Soldier Artificer Company, predecessor to the Royal Engineers. Photo.
1119 £480
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1786 (Sept. 25) entire from Lt. Col. Robert Pringle to the naturalist Sir Joseph Banks in London with fine strike of the rare ''ANDALUCIA/VAXA'' in black, charged ''8'' with London ''OC/20'' receiving Bishop mark on reverse, clean and attractive. Pringle apologises for the inclusion of a castrate amongst a shipment of rams and gives news of the Governor's gout. Ex Osborn. Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820) was President of the Royal Society and had accompanied Captain James Cook on his first great voyage from 1768 to 1771. He is credited with introducing the eucalyptus, acacia and (named after him) the Banksia to the Western world. Approximately 80 other species of plants also bear his name. Photo.
1123 £250
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1801 (Dec. 2) entire from John Michell (later Brigadier General Sir John Michell, KCB, 1781-1866) to his sister Maria at Huish, Somerset, endorsed, dated and initialled and with good strike of ''S. Roq./ANDALUCIA/VAXA'' in red, charged ''1/10'' amended to ''2/6'', arriving London Jan, 2 with Foreign Office and Bishopmark backstamps. Vertical fold, some staining and fragility but most interesting contents. Very early use of this handstamp, scarce on English overland mails. Photo.
1125 £200
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1804 (Mar. 31) clean entire to Tarragona endorsed ''via Valencia'' with good strike of ''S. Roq./ANDALUCIA/VAXA'' in red overstruck by ''11'' and ''9'' (in red) handstamps. Photo.
1127 £250
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1808 (Aug. 8) wrapper to Cadiz with fine strike of scarce three line ''S.ROQUE/ANDALUCIA/BAXA'' (upper line slanting) and ''6q.'' (6 cuartos) handstamps in red, and with forwarding agent's ms. endorsement on reverse ''Rec. 12. Dic. y encaminada/E.V.'' (E. Viale, illustrated in ''A History of 'The Forwarding Agents of Gibraltar''' by Richardson, p. 20). Photo.
1128 | £300
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1809 to 1856, a selecton of fifteen entires to Lisbon, Madrid (4), Genoa (2), Cadiz (7) or Jerez de la Frontera, showing a range of markings incl. 1836 with Cadiz large ''9q'' and three line arrival datestamp, five with three line ''S.ROQUE/ANDALUXIA/BAXA'' (upright letters), two (to Genoa) with ''S.ROQUE/FRANCA'', ''ESPAGNE/PAR BAYONNE'' and ''NIZZA DI MARE'', nine with ''DE GIBR./S. ROQUE/ANDA. BAXA'' (one in blue), three with San Roque 'baeza', ms. and handstruck charge marks.
1129 £100
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1813, 1815, 1817, three entires to Lisbon (2) or Porto, showing fair to fine strikes of red ''S. ROQUE/ANDALUCIA/BAXA'' and black ''HESPANHA'' in oval, two at single ''90'' (reis) rate, the other at ''180'' double rate.
1130 £80
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, Reopening of overland route after Waterloo, 1815 (Sept. 7) entire to Madrid and 1816 (Nov. 4) wrapper to London ''via Paris'' both showing fine ''S.ROQUE/ANDALUXIA/BAXA'' (upright letters) in red, the latter also with ''ESPAGNE/PAR BAYONNE'' in black. Ex Osborn.
1131 £220
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1816 (Nov. 1) entire from Joseph Viale, French Consul, to the Intendants de la Sant in Marseille with good to fine strikes of scarce fancy framed (sun god) ''ANDALUCIA/BAXA'' and ''EZIXA/FRANQEADA'' in red and ''ESPAGNE/PAR BORDEAUX'' entry mark in black. Scarce route via Ecija with very few known examples. Photo.
1134 £95
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1832 (Mar. 15) disinfected entire to the Netherlands with single slit, charged ''85'' (stuivers) and showing mainly fine strikes of red ''DE GIBR./S. ROQUE/ANDA. BAXA'', black ''ESPAGNE PAR/ST. JEAN-DE-LUZ'' and Arnhem red ''GEZUIVERD'' (cleaned), backstamped Schiedam Apr. 5 arrival. Photo.
1135 £110
Gibraltar: The Spanish Overland Route, 1836, three entires (one with slight staining) to the same addressee in Cadiz, each with large ''9q'' rate mark and ''DE GIBR/S. ROQUE/ANDA. BAXA'', the first two with large three line arrival ''19 de Marzo'' or ''16 de Av'', the last with boxed ''JUNIO 8''.
1136 £90
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1806 (July 3) ''Act for granting Rates of postage on the Conveyance of Letters and Packets to and from Gibraltar and the Island of Malta'', establishing the packet service from Falmouth, printed in London by Eyre & Strahan. Photo.
1137 £260
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1807 (May 18) entire from Edward Michell (later Brigadier General Sir Edward Thomas Michell, CB, 1787-1841) to his mother at Huish, Somerset, with first type ''GIBRALTAR'' arc unusually in a mixture of red and black ink, the transition from black to red ink taking place at this time, charged ''2/6'', vertical fold and small tear at top. Interesting contents tells of the fears of Spanish invasion and a regimental mutiny in Malta, and of the successors to the late Mr. Pitt (a family friend). Photo.
1138 £380
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1807 (June 5) entire from Edward Michell (later Brigadier General Sir Edward Thomas Michell, CB, 1787-1841) to his sister Eliza at Huish, Somerset, with light strike of first type ''GIBRALTAR'' arc in black, charged ''2/6'', vertical fold. Interesting contents decrying quality of local entertainment. One of only two known examples of the unpaid ''GIBRALTAR'' arc struck in black. Photo.
1142 £200
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1812 (Feb. 7) and 1814 (June 26) two entires to Palermo. Sicily showing curved framed ''GIBRALTAR/PAID'' in red, the first a fair strike with ms. ''Paid 1/-'', the second fine. Photo.
1143 £95
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1812 (Aug. 18) wrapper to Nathan Rothschild in London with good curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' arc in red, endorsed ''p. Windsor Castle/packet'', rated ''2/10'' and with Foreign Office Sept. 12 arrival on reverse, the mail not delayed although the vessel was sent to perform quarantine. The ''Windsor Castle'' had participated in the Batles of Genoa (1795) and Cape Finisterre (1805) as well as the Dardanelles Operation and Alexandra Expedition of 1807. Photo.
1146 £210
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1832 to 1845, selection of six entires comprising 1832 (Jan. 12), 1839 (Feb. 20) and 1845 (Nov. 15) to London each with curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' in black, the first with ''2/10'' rating overstruck by inspector's crown and amended to double rate, 1835 (Dec. 18) to London, 1836 (Feb. 21) to Birmingham and 1845 (Dec. 4) to Stirling, Scotland, showing curved framed ''GIBRALTAR/PAID'' in black, the first and second rated ''2/10'' (first with ''T.P./Rate/2'' deleted), the last endorsed ''prepaid 1/-''. Photo.
1147 £150
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1834 to 1855, selection of eleven items, the first a prices current to Lisbon, carried on the ''La Rooa'' and disinfected, the others to Oporto with eight showing fair to fine curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' arc in black, three with oval framed ''C. Est. de N'', the others with framed ''P/BRIT'', range of handstruck charge marks.
1150 £220
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1838 to 1846, four entires showing mainly fine strikes of curved framed ''GIBRALTAR/PAID'' in black, comprising 1838 (Feb. 20) to Malta, 1841 (May 13) with large ''9q'' mark in red 1842 (Nov. 3) to Cadiz, and 1846 (Mar. 4) to Edinburgh. Photo.
1152 £350
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1849 (Aug. 15) entire from Moses Nehemias to Daniel McPherson in Cadiz ''Per Packet'' showing fine strike of short-lived double arc ''GIBRALTAR-PAID'' handstamp (PD3), ms. ''5'' packet fee with ''15'' (cuartos) unpaid rate added at Cadiz, 'baeza' Aug. 16 arrival on reverse. Interesting comments regarding mails for China. Photo.
1153 £90
Gibraltar: The Packet Agency, 1856 (May 25) small envelope with enclosed letter to London, sent from the HMS ''Simoom'' and carried on the ''Madrid'', sent unpaid with very fine strike of large handstruck ''6'' (A14), backstamped double arc despatch and June 3 red arrival datestamps. Photo.
1154 £150
Gibraltar: Mail to Madeira, 1814 to 1850, twelve entires etc. incl. consignee direct and packet letters via Lisbon with a range of ms. and handstruck landing and carriage charge marks, boxed ''P. BRIT'', etc., all to Messrs. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch & Co. incl. 1814 prices current carried by favour with ms. ''60'' local delivery, 1836 entire with ms. ''40'', accompanying a box of species, carried on the 'experimental' voyage by the steamship ''Manchester'', etc.
1155 | £130
Gibraltar: Mail to Madeira, 1817 to 1837, eight disinfected items comprising five entires with ms. ''40'' for local delivery), three letters without outer wrappers and one invoice, all to Messrs. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch & Co. and each showing slits for treatment in the Funchal lazaretto.
1156 £100
Gibraltar: Ship Letters, 1821 to 1861, selection of ten entires variously carried and addressed, incl. 1821 and 1841 to U.S.A. showing red ''SHIP'' of Boston and New York respectively, 1841 to Genoa with ''VIA/DI MARE/(E)'', privately carried by 'Barbary captains' etc.
1157 £110
Gibraltar: Ship Letters, 1831 (July 29) disinfected entire to Rully, France, prepaid at ''8''(d.) rate and sent via Marseille with Sept. 12 c.d.s., boxed 'Paye d'Outre Mer' overstruck by red ''1D.'' (dcime) inland delivery charge, and straight line ''Purifie Marseille'', slits and puncture. Photo.
1160 £160
Gibraltar: Ship Letters, 1848 (Mar. 18) wrapper to London with fine strikes of ''GIBRALTAR/SHIP LETTER'' and ''GIBRALTAR/MR 18/1848/A'' double arc datestamp (code A early use), endorsed ''Under/1/2 oz.'' and charged ''8'', soiled vertical folds. Photo.
1163 £160
Gibraltar: Ship Letters, 1851 incoming entire from Havana with boxed ''TO/PAY'' mark (UP1) and double arc arrival, red New York transit c.d.s. and blue four line cachet of New York forwarding agent H. Bleidon, also boxed ''TO/PAY'' and ''INSUFFICIENTLY/STAMPED'' handstamps on 1870 incoming front from Manchester ''Via France'' bearing 6d. with red ''P.D.'' deleted. Photo.
1164 £200
Gibraltar: Ship Letters, 1851 (May 17) to Genoa, 1854 (Nov. 23) to Malta and 1855 (Dec. 8) to Genoa, three entires with mainly fine strikes of three line ''GIBRALTAR/SHIP LETTER'' mark demonstrating the three date formats in middle line (month before day, day before month and day date both before and after month), one with double arc despatch datestamp, two with red ''VIA/DI MARE/(E)'', each charged ''4'' for ship letter and ''15'' (centesimi) for local delivery. Photo.
1165 £110
Gibraltar: Ship Letters, 1851 (May 17) entire to Genoa ''por el ''Arno'' with early use and fine strike of three line ''GIBRALTAR/MY 17 1851/SHIP LETTER'' in blue-black and ''VIA/DI MARE/(E)'' in red, charged ''4'' and ''15 c'' with red ''22 MAG'' arrival on reverse, horizontal fold. Ex Osborn. Photo.
1166 £85
Gibraltar: Ship Letters, 1852 (Mar. 2) wrapper most unusually addressed to Jacobstad, Finland with ms. rate markings and on the reverse ''GIBRALTAR/2 MR 1852/SHIP LETTER'', Garese & Sons cachet, London and England Per Aachen transit datestamps
1168 £120
Gibraltar: Spanish Stamps used from Gibraltar, 1856 to 1859 four entires to Cadiz bearing 1856-59 4c. shades cancelled by ''63'' 'rueda', ''3'' 'rueda' or 'parilla' (2), one with double arc Gibraltar datestamp, another with small blue c.d.s., the others with San Roque transit, two endorsed by 'estafeta', the others by the ''Santa Justa''.
1169 £140
Gibraltar: Spanish Stamps used from Gibraltar, 1858 (2), 1859 (2) four entires bearing 1856-59 4c. shades, two cancelled by ''3'' 'rueda', the others by 'parilla' (2), one to Valencia with Gibraltar with double arc Gibraltar despatch datestamp, the others to Cadiz with small blue Gibraltar despatch c.d.s., endorsed to be carried by the ''Danube'', ''Tagus'', ''Ville de Lisbonne'' and ''San Bernardo'' respectively.
1170 £230
Gibraltar: Spanish Stamps used from Gibraltar, 1858 (Jan. 3) wrapper to Jos Mata in Cadiz ''pr. Estafeta'' bearing 4c. strip of four cancelled by two fine strikes of the 'parilla' with San Roque Jan. 3 datestamp below and next day arrival backstamp, a scarce multiple rate, the wrapper having been sent by his agent on the Rock enclosing several letters from the Far East. Ex Osborn. Photo.
1171 £170
Gibraltar: Spanish Stamps used from Gibraltar, 1858 (Jan. 5) wrapper to Cadiz ''Per Alhambra'' bearing 1856-59 4c. strip of three, touched at foot, cancelled by the 'parilla' with Gibraltar double arc despatch below, rated ''1/4'' and with fine strike of Carver Brothers double oval, scarce triple rate. Photo.
1172 £140
Gibraltar: Spanish Stamps used from Gibraltar, 1861 (Feb. 16) entire by 'Vapor 'Ligero''' to Cadiz with small blue Gibraltar despatch c.d.s. and 1860 4c. orange cancelled ''3'' 'rueda', (Mar. 16) to Jerez de la Frontera and (June 1) to Cadiz entires both with 1860 4c. orange (the latter with pale shade) and 1865 (Aug. 15) entire to Cadiz with 1865 4c. blue, each cancelled by ''63'' 'rueda' and with San Roque transit. (4 items) Photo.
1173 £250
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1857 (Oct. 31) ship letter to Genoa franked by 1d. rose-red LC14 pair HG-HH cancelled by two fine strikes of ''G'' cancellations with handstruck ''3'', double arc datestamp in blue and ''VIA/DI MARE/(E)'' in red at right, Giacomo Revello cachet (annotated ''150'') below , Nov. 5 Genoa receiving boxed handstamp in red on reverse, some repairs but a scarce early item, carried on the ''Lebanon''. Photo.
1174 £210
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1857 (Nov. 21) ship letter wrapper to Livorno ''pr ''Calpe'' franked by 2d. blue pl. 6 QJ tied by two fine ''G'' cancellations with double arc datestamp in blue alongside, ms. ''6'', backstamped red Dec. 1 arrival, a little faint staining. Early usage of the 2d. value which had arrived only on Oct. 24. Photo.
1175 £420
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1858 (Jan. 12) wrapper ''per Packet'' to London franked at double letter rate by wing-margined 1s. green tied by fine ''G'' cancellation with double arc datestamp in blue and London Paid arrival of Jan. 18 in red, the left side of the wrapper missing nevertheless attractive and rare. Ex Osborn. Photo.
1176 £260
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1858 (Jan. 25) wrapper ''per 'Alhambra''' to London franked by 1855 2d. blue pl. 6 RK and 1857 4d. rose tied by good to fine ''G'' cancellations with double arc datestamp in blue at foot and red Feb. 3 arrival on reverse, some reduced staining and the lower side of the wrapper missing but very scarce. Ex Moeller. Photo.
1177 £400
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1858 (Feb. 27) wrapper ''Per direct Packet'' to London franked by 1856 6d. lilac on blued paper tied by good ''G'' cancellation with double arc datestamp in blue at left and Mar. 5 arrival datestamps in red on reverse. R.P.S. certificate (1949). Rare, the only known example of this stamp used on cover from Gibraltar. Ex Hearn and 'Barclays' Collection. Photo.
1178 £260
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1858 (Mar. 7) and (Mar. 18) two wrappers by sea (the latter carried by the ''Tagus'') to the same addressee in London at double and single rates respectively, both franked by 1856 6d. lilac on white paper cancelled by fair to fine ''G'' cancellations with double arc despatch datestamps in blue (late use) and red London Paid arrival datestamps of Mar. 15 and 26. Photo.
1179 £450
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1858 (Mar. 12) wrapper ''Pr Steamer 'Derwent''' to London franked by 1855 2d. blue pl. 6 MG and 1857 4d. rose tied by fine ''G'' cancellations and showing two fair to good strikes of three line ''GIBRALTAR/12 MY 1858/SHIPLETTER'', with fine ''SHIP-LETTER/(crown)/MY 20/1858/LONDON'' in red on reverse, slight soiling etc. Ex 'Barclays' Collection. Photo.
1180 £190
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1858 (Apr. 13) entire to London franked by 1856 6d. lilac on white paper tied by ''G'' cancellation with small despatch c.d.s. at right and red Apr. 19 arrival backstamp, attractive. Very early usage of the small c.d.s. which was registered in G.P.O. records only on Apr. 3. Photo.
1182 £170
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1858 (July 22) wrapper to London franked by 1856 6d. lilac on white paper tied by fine ''G'' cancellation with three line ''GIBRALTAR/22 JY 1858/SHIPLETTER'' in blue below, red ''PAID/LIVERPOOL/SHIP/JY31/1858/B'' tombstone and London Paid Aug. 2 arrival in red. Photo.
1183 £290
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""G"" Cancellations, 1858 (Dec. 19) wrapper by packet to Lisbon ''per Ville de Malaga'' franked by 1857 2d. blue pl. 6 OJ tied by light ''G'' cancellation with small despatch c.d.s., ''160'' charge and ''C. Est de N'' in oval, scarce. Photo.
1184 £500
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1871 (Nov. 22) clean envelope (flap missing) unusually addressed to Hong Kong franked at 1s. per 1/2oz. rate to Singapore/Hong Kong by 1867 1s. green pl. 5 BI (wing-margined) with neat central ''A 26'' horizontal killer with fine small despatch c.d.s. alongside and superb Hong Kong Marine Sorter ''JA/7/15/72'' on reverse. Carried on the ''Pera'' to Alexandria and the ''Pekin'' from Cairo to Singapore. Photo.
1185 £260
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1873 (Mar. 20) wrapper ''pr. 'Mongolia''' to London franked by 6d. pale buff pl. 11 NF showing variety damaged figure ''11'' on left (S.G. Spec. J79(5)d, cat. 400) tied by fine ''A26'' duplex with Bartolome Mascardi cachet at lower left overstruck by red Mar. 27 London Paid arrival. Ex Osborn. Photo.
1186 £260
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1876 to 1885, selection of five interesting items to London (4) or Dorset, comprising 1876 double rate wrapper ''Via France'' with 21/2d. pl. 5 pair, 1880 envelope bearing 21/2d. pl.15 charged by scarce handstruck ''5d.'' (A12) and ''T'' (UP6), 1881 registered cover (slight staining) franked by 21/2d. pl. 22 and 1881 1d. (14 dots) pair, 1882 G.B. 1d. stationery envelope (front only) uprated by 1/2d. and 1d., and 1885 G.B. 1d. stationery card (1883, CP15). Photo.
1187 £200
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1878 (July 16), 1885 (Oct. 1) and (Dec. 9) three G.B. 2d. registered envelopes, each with ''A 26'' horizontal killers and registered oval despatch datestamps; the first (RP9) to Derbyshire bearing 1881 1d. (2), 1884 1/2d., 21/2d. (2, one overlapping) paying 71/2d. triple letter rate; the second (RP 13) to Essex with 1884 21/2d.; the last (RP 2, with an additional unused example of the envelope) to Kiel with 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 10 and German ''Vom Auslande ber/Bahnp. 10 Verviers-Cln./Eingeschreiben'' label. Photo.
1188 £190
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1884 (Nov. 25) cover unusually registered to Berlin at 7d. rate franked by 1881 1d. lilac 16 dots, 1884 2d. lilac and 4d. green tied by slightly smudged ''A26'' horizontal killers with registered oval despatch at left incorporating ms. ''253'', some cover faults and repairs. Very rare, the 2d. and 4d. particularly elusive on cover from Gibraltar. Ex 'Rock' collection. Photo.
1189 £180
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1885 (May 20) envelope to Dover franked at single rate by 1881 1d. lilac 16 dots (2) and 1884 1/2d. slate-blue (corner fault) cancelled by ''A 26'' vertical killers with very fine ''GIBRALTAR/C/MY 20/85/SOUTH DISTRICT'' c.d.s. (CD5) below, part flap missing but very rare. Previously thought to have been the only cover surviving that bears stamps of Great Britain used at the South District Office. Photo.
1190 £260
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1885 (June 25) long blue O.H.M.S. envelope to Ireland franked at double rate by 1884 21/2d. lilac LN-LO pair cancelled by ''A 26'' vertical killers with fine ''GIBRALTAR/C/JU 25/85/SOUTH DISTRICT'' c.d.s. (CD5) alongside and with Portrush June 30 arrival backstamp, slight creasing and cover tears. Covers bearing stamps of Great Britain used at the South District Office are of the greatest rarity. Photo.
1191 £210
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1885 (Aug. 27) G.B. 2d. registered envelope (RP12) addressed to India bearing 18884 4d. green BH-BI pair cancelled by smudged ''A 26'' horizontal killers with registered oval despatch at left incorporating ms. ''225'', backstamped Madras Sept. 23 arrival, some faults but very rare usage of both envelope and adhesives. Photo.
1193 £290
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1d. 'local' letter rate to Spain, 1876 to 1883 eight items addressed to Algeciras, Cadiz, Medina de Rioseco or Madrid (5) franked by 1864-79 1d. pl. 146, 183, 191, 192, 212, 1870-79 1/2d. pl. 11 (2), 1880 1d. or 1881 1d., two with Y. Bergel cachet.
1195 £170
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 2d. ship letter rate to Italy, 1872 to 1875 five items addressed to Genoa, franked by 1864-79 1d. pl. 155 and 159 pairs, pl. 150 used with 154 or 1858-69 2d. pl. 14 (1, one stained) and each with Italy 40c. postage due added and cancelled on arrival for local delivery charge.
1196 £420
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 21/2d. U.P.U. letter rate, 1872 to 1875 thirty-six items addressed to France (5), Italy (9), Malta (5), U.S.A. (4) or the U.K. (13) variously franked by 1875 21/2d. rosy mauve on blued paper pl. 1 (R.P.S. certificate, 1994), 1875-76 21/2d. rosy mauve on white paper, pl. 1, 2, 3, 1876-79 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 4 (2), 5 (2), 6, 7, 8, 10, 11 (2), 12, 14, 15 (2), 1880-81 21/2d. blue pl. 17, 18, 19 (2), 1881 21/2d. blue pl. 22 (4), 23, 1884 21/2d. (3) or combinations: 1870-79 1/2d. pl. 5 with 1d. pl. 201 and 204, 1/2d. pl. 10 with 1d. pl. 179 and 201, 1/2d. pl. 14 with 1d. pl. 196 pair, and 1/2d. pl.15 with 2d. pl. 15., fair to fine ''A26'' duplex cancellations, two with Larios Bros. cachet. Photo.
1197 £300
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 4d. packet letter rate to India, 1859 small envelope (flap missing and creased) to Sir Matthew Sausse, Chief Justice of Bombay, franked 4d. rose with fine horizontal ''A26'', 1874 wrapper to Calcutta franked 2d. blue pl. 14 (2) with Malta and Sea P.O. transit backstamps, 1879 double rate envelope (flap missing) to Ranjanpur franked by 2d. with 6d. grey pl. 16., duplex cancellations. Photo.
1198 £170
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 4d. packet letter rate to Malta, 1861 to 1873, six items, two being franked by two 1858-69 2d. pl. 9, three by 1865-73 4d. vermilion pl. 11, 12 or 14, and the other sent 1861 at double rate bearing two 1857 4d. rose and with Garese & Sons ship chandlers cachet. Photo.
1199 £160
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 6d. packet letter rate to United Kingdom, 1859 to 1873, fourteen items variously addressed incl. six to Scotland, franked by 1856 6d. lilac (2), 1862 6d. lilac pl. 3, 4, 1865-67 6d. lilac pl. 5, 6, 1867 6d. lilac pl. 6, 1867-70 6d. violet pl. 8, 9, 1872-73 6d. buff pl. 12, 1873 6d. grey pl. 12 (3, one on 1873 front with late use of Southampton Packet Letter arrival) or 14, rather varied condition. Photo.
1202 £110
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, 1s. double packet letter rate to United Kingdom, 1865 (2) and 1867 three wrappers to the same addressee in Glasgow, one bearing 1862 6d. lilac pl. 4 (2), the others (one repaired) franked by 1865 1s. green pl. 4, all cancelled by ''A 26'' horizontal killers, the first two endorsed carried on the ''Nyanza'' or ''Mongolia'', the last endorsed overland ''Via France'', scarce.
1203 £800
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar: The ""A 26"" Cancellations, the collection on leaves of mainly good to fine strikes of ''A 26'' killers and range of duplex types on individual stamps, incl. multiples and many on piece, comprising 1864-79 1d. (16), 1858-69 2d. (12), 1876-79 21/2d. (13), 1875-76 21/2d. (5, one apparently on blued), 1876-79 21/2d. (3), 1880-81 21/2d. (9, two with ''08'' transposed year slugs in duplex datestamp), 1867-73 3d. ((9), 1873-76 3d. (7), 1857 4d. (4), 1862 4d. (6), 1865-73 4d. (9), rare 1876 4d., 1877 4d. (3), 1880 4d. (5), 1856 6d. (5, one watermark inverted), 1862 6d. (6), 1865-67 6d. (2)1867 6d., (3), 1867-70 6d. (5), with a good range of plates, 1880 1/2d. (5), 1d. (4), 2d. (6), 5d., 1881 1d. (8, three with 14 dots), 1884 1/2d. (2), 2d. (2), 21/2d. (4), 4d. (2) and unpriced 6d. with part c.d.s. (not guaranteed), chiefly good to fine. (160) Photo.
1204 | £260
Gibraltar: Great Britain used in Gibraltar, a study of the 21/2d. value in a Plymouth album, many used on piece, a collection of mainly fine strikes from a range of duplex types, comprising 21/2d. rosy mauve pl. 1 (8), 2 (10), 3 (16), 4 (7), 5 (7), 6 (8), 7 (8), 8 (8), 9 (8), 10 (7), 11 (7), 12 (9), 13 (7), 14 (7), 15 (8), 16 (9), 21/2d. blue pl. 17 (9), 18 (6), 19 (7), 20 (9), 21 (8), 22 (8) and 23 (8), mainly good to fine.
1205 £210
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint 1/2d. to 1s. set with large part original gum except 2d. regummed, odd stained perf., the 4d. thinned, 6d. slight gum thins, fine appearance. (7) S.G. 1-7, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1206 £270
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint 1/2d. to 1s. set with 21/2d. blue-black overprint (R.P.S. certificate, 1987), mainly fine used. (8) S.G. 1-7, 4a, cat. 850. Photo.
1207 £420
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' overprints, used selection comprising 1/2d. block of four and pair, 2d. strip of three, 21/2d. block of four and two pairs, 6d. (2, both with broken letters, mainly good to fine. (19) S.G. 1, 3, 4, 6, cat. 791. Photo.
1208 £420
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint 1/2d. mint block of thirty-six, the upper six rows of the right pane with plate no. and ,margins three sides, unmounted except two, some minor bends, three affected by diagonal crease. A very rare multiple, previously believed to be the largest known prior to the discovery of a complete pane. S.G. 1, cat. 720+. Photo.
1209 £320
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint 1/2d., 1d. and 2d. each in a mint block of six (3 x 2) with two or three in each unmounted, one 1/2d. with small faults, upper row of 1d. creased, 2d. block with interpanneau margin at left and one with small tone spot, scarce multiples. S.G. 1-3, cat. 1,470. Photo.
1210 £160
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint 21/2d. ultramarine with blue-black overprint, large part original gum, slight bend, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1981) S.G. 4a, cat. 500. Photo.
1211 £290
Gibraltar: 1886 ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint 21/2d. ultramarine with watermark inverted, good used, also unused 1/2d. with faked watermark inverted variety (R.P.S. certificate, 1998). S.G. 4w, cat. 550. Photo.
1212 £380
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (Jan. 11) rare early use envelope to Hampshire with enclosed letter endorsed from HMS ''Sylvia'', franked by 21/2d. blue (trivial corner scuff) and most unusually sent from the South District Office, cancelled by ''A 26'' vertical killer with fine ''GIBRALTAR/C/JA 11/86/SOUTH DISTRICT'' c.d.s. alongside and Winchfield Jan. 16 arrival backstamp. R.P.S. certificate (2010) S.G. 4. Ex Clough.
1213 £450
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (Jan. 27) envelope to Mazagan endorsed ''p. Vosges'' and franked at scarce local rate by 1d. rose-red (2) tied by ''A 26'' vertical killer and duplex with Bland & Co. dated cachet at lower left. S.G. 2. Ex Metliss. Photo.
1215 £850
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (Feb. 10) ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint on Barbados 2d. registered envelope size G addressed to Norwich with added 1d. rose-red and 4d. orange-brown tied by registered oval with ms. ''10'' inserted, red London registered oval of Feb. 15 below and next day arrival on reverse, A superb exhibition item. S.G. 2, 5. Ex Clough. Photo.
1216 £280
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (Mar. 9) unusual late use of Great Britain 1883 2d. registered envelope size G to London with added 21/2d. blue, tied by registered oval with additional strike at foot showing ms. ''129'' inserted, two red London registered ovals of Mar. 14 and next day. Use of Great Britain stamp and stationery had officially ceased on Jan. 1. S.G. 4. Ex 'Rock' Collection. Photo.
1217 £170
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (May 1) envelope to Hampshire franked by 21/2d. blue tied by duplex with Winchfield May 6 arrival backstamp. Interesting enclosed letter endorsed from HMS ''Sylvia'' with comments on Cape Juby, Mogador and Mazagan. Photo.
1219 £1000
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (June 23) ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint on Barbados 2d. registered envelope size G addressed to London with added 21/2d. blue horizontal pair for double rate, most unusually sent from the South District Office, cancelled by ''A 26'' vertical killer with fine strike of ''REGISTERED/C/JU 23 86/GIBRALTAR SOUTH DISTRICT'' oval datestamp at lower left with ms. ''212'' inserted, two red London transit registered ovals of June 28 and next day. Very rare. S.G. 4. Photo.
1220 £320
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (July 7) ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint on Barbados 2d. registered envelope size F addressed to London with added 21/2d. blue tied by lightly struck registered oval with additional strike at left showing ms. ''295'' inserted, and additonally tied by two red London registered oval arrival datestamps. Also an unused example of the overprinted envelope. S.G. 4. Photo.
1221 £260
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (Aug. 21) ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint on Barbados 2d. registered envelope size G to London with handstamped address partially erased, bearing 1d. rose-red and 2d. purple-brown tied by registered oval with additional strike at left showing ms. ''288'' inserted, two red London registered oval arrival datestamps below and with two fine ''H&B'' red wax seals on flap. A further 2d. value to make up double rate has apparently become detached. S.G. 2, 3. Photo.
1222 £380
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (Oct. 16) envelope at overseas single letter rate to Sicily unusually franked by 1/2d. dull green and 2d. purple-brown tied by duplex with additional strike below, showing on the reverse W. Butler dated cachet, transit and Palermo Oct. 29 arrival datestamps, some minor staining. S.G. 1, 3. Photo.
1223 £800
Gibraltar: The 1886 ""GIBRALTAR"" Overprints Used On Cover, 1886 (Oct. 30) ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint on Barbados 2d. registered envelope size G addressed to Tripoli via Malta, endorsed ''Barberia'' bearing 1/2d. dull green, 1d. rose-red, 2d. purple-brown and 4d. orange-brown for triple overseas rate, tied by registered oval datestamps with additional strike showing ms. ''31'' inserted, Nov. 10 arrival datestamp on reverse. Bands of gum staining at each side nevertheless a most attractive four colour franking and very rare. S.G. 1, 2, 3, 5. Photo.
1225 £240
Gibraltar: 1886-87 Issue, 1/2d. single plate die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) endorsed ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''3 MAY 86''. Photo.
1226 £400
Gibraltar: 1886-87 Issue, 1d. single plate die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) endorsed ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''30 APR 86''. Photo.
1228 £210
Gibraltar: 1886-87 Issue, 21/2d. single plate die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) endorsed ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''27 APR 86''. Photo.
1229 £290
Gibraltar: 1886-87 Issue, 21/2d. single plate die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) endorsed ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''30 APR 86''. Photo.
1230 £320
Gibraltar: 1886-87 Issue, 21/2d. single plate reduced size die proof in black on glazed card (60 x 38mm) endorsed ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''30 APR 86''. Photo.
1231 £270
Gibraltar: 1886-87 Issue, mint or unused selection comprising 1/2d. to 1s. set incl. 21/2d. in block of six (2 x 3), 1/2d., 1d., 2d. and 4d. plate no. 1 blocks of four, some imperfections, the 6d. with surface stains. (28) S.G. 8-14.
1235 £1100
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, Key Plate 2 stamp-sized master die proof in black on glazed card, affixed to piece (56 x 55mm) ex De La Rue Striking Book, endorsed ''March 28/120 Leads'' and with date of invoicing in red ''Repeat/chgd/June 18/95''. Ex 'Barclays' collection. Photo.
1236 £380
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, stamp-sized die proofs of ''2 PESETAS'' and ''20 CENTIMOS'' duties in black on glazed card, both with ms. ''Gibraltar'' at top, affixed to piece (64 x 54mm) ex De La Rue Striking Book, endorsed ''(fr)om each die'' and with date of invoicing in red ''June 18.95''. Ex 'Barclays' collection. Photo.
1237 £380
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1889 40c. imperf. plate proof in issued orange-brown on gummed watermarked paper, some colour offsetting, Ex Duveen, also upper marginal singles of the issued stamp with plate nos. 1 and 2 (with jubilee line) respectively. Photo.
1238 £420
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1889 75c. imperf. plate proof in issued olive-green on gummed watermarked paper. Ex Duveen. Photo.
1239 £420
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1889 1p. imperf. plate proof in issued bistre on gummed watermarked paper. Ex Duveen. Photo.
1240 £420
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1889 5p. imperf. plate proof in issued slate-grey on gummed watermarked paper. Ex Duveen. Photo.
1241 £520
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1895 1p. imperf. colour trial in bistre and black on gummed unwatermarked paper, upper marginal. Ex Duveen. Photo,.
1242 £520
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1895 1p. imperf. colour trial in bistre and mauve on gummed unwatermarked paper, upper marginal. Ex Duveen. Photo,.
1243 £580
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1895 1p. imperf. colour trial in issued bistre and ultramarine on gummed unwatermarked paper, annotated ''no/4'' in upper margin. Ex Duveen. Photo,.
1244 £550
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1895 5p. imperf. colour trial in black and ultramarine on gummed unwatermarked paper, upper marginal. Ex Duveen. Photo,.
1245 £550
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1895 5p. imperf. colour trial in black and mauve on gummed unwatermarked paper, upper marginal. Ex Duveen. Photo,.
1246 £600
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1895 5p. imperf. colour trial in issued black and carmne on gummed unwatermarked paper, annotated ''Ca's/no 4'' in upper margin. Ex Duveen. Photo,.
1248 £500
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, the exceptional mint collection incl. plate no. and other multiples, shades and some varieties, comprising 5c. (11), 10c. (11), 20c. olive-green and brown (14), 20c. olive-green (plate block of four), 25c. (6, one deep), 40c. (41, incl. single with broken ''I'' in ''CENTIMOS'' and plate no. 1 block of four with misplaced value tablet), 50c. (52), 75c. and 1p. plate blocks of six, 1p. bistre and ultramarine (18), 2p. (12) and 5p. (9, incl. a plate block of four), mainly good to fine. (200)
1249 £380
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, the exceptional used collection with shades, some multiples, cancellation interest, varieties, etc. comprising 5c. (19, one with watermark inverted), 10c. (19), 20c. olive-green and brown (10), 20c. olive-green (4), 25c. (22), 40c. (13, one with broken ''I'' in ''CENTIMOS''), 50c. (8), 75c. (8), 1p. bistre (13), 1p. bistre and ultramarine (5), 2p. (11, incl. a block of six), 5p. (5), mostly good to fine. (137)
1250 £180
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 5c., 10c., 25c., 40c., 50c., 75c., 1p. bistre and ultramarine and 2p. each in a mint block of twelve (6 x 2) with plate no. 2 (with jubilee line), one 10c. with puncture fault, others mainly fine and hinged in margins only. S.G. 22, 23, 26, 27, 31, 32.
1251 £3200
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 10c. carmine, the VALUE OMITTED variety, large part original gum, light diagonal bend otherwise fine and rare. B.P.A. certificate (1951) S.G. 23b, cat. 7,000. Photo.
1252 £350
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 20c. olive-green, plate 2 (with jubilee line), full mint left-hand pane of sixty incl. [R. 4/4] showing flat top to ''C'', some minor reinforcement and tone spots on gum but very scarce and hinged in margins only. S.G. 25, a, cat. 1,235+. Photo.
1253 £180
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 20c. olive-green, unmounted mint block of four, the lower right stamp showing variety flat top to ''C'' [R. 4/4], light vertical bend at right barely affects variety, fine otherwise. S.G. 25, c, cat. 395+. Photo.
1254 £190
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 40c. orange-brown and 50c. bright lilac, both from plate 2 (with jubilee line) and in a full mint left-hand pane of sixty, the former incl. broken ''I'' in ''CENTIMOS'' [R. 8/4], hinged on two 50c. and in margins only, odd trivial stain on gum otherwise chiefly fine. S.G. 27, var., 28, cat. 420+. Photo.
1256 £110
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 75c. olive-green mint block of twenty-four (6 x 4), the upper four rows of the right pane with plate no. 1 (without jubilee line), some tone spotting on gum and other slight imperfections but a rare multiple. S.G. 29, cat. 768.
1257 £420
Gibraltar: 1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue, 1p. bistre and 5p. slate-grey both in a mint block of twelve (6 x 2) with plate no. 1 (without jubilee line), some minor tone spots but fine appearance with most unmounted. S.G. 30, 33. Photo.
1258 £450
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1898 4d. imperf. colour trial proposed for the 2d. value, printed in brown-purple and green on gummed watermarked paper. Photo.
1259 £450
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1898 4d. imperf. colour trial proposed for the 2d. value, printed in brown-purple and orange on gummed watermarked paper. Photo.
1260 £450
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1898 4d. imperf. colour trial proposed for the 2d. value, printed in brown-purple and blue on gummed watermarked paper. Photo.
1261 £400
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1898 4d. imperf. colour trial proposed for the 4d. value, printed in orange-brown and mauve on gummed watermarked paper, trivial ink mark on gum. Photo.
1262 £450
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1898 4d. imperf. colour trial proposed for the 6d. value, printed in violet and green on gummed watermarked paper. Photo.
1263 £450
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1898 4d. imperf. colour trial proposed for the 6d. value, printed in violet and carmine on gummed watermarked paper. Photo.
1264 £450
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1898 4d. imperf. colour trial proposed for the 6d. value, printed in violet and blue on gummed watermarked paper. Photo.
1265 £450
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1898 4d. imperf. colour trial proposed for the 1s. value, printed in bistre and purple on gummed watermarked paper. Photo.
1267 £220
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1/2d. to 1s. set in mint plate no. blocks of four, upper right sheet corner marginal except 1/2d. without side margin and 21/2d. lower right corner marginal, odd minor fault on lower values, attractive. S.G. 39-45, cat. 680+. Photo.
1269 £75
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 1/2d. green, two mint plate no. ''1'' blocks of twelve, the upper and lower two rows from the right and left pane respectively, mainly fine. S.G. 39, cat. 312+.
1271 £820
Gibraltar: 1898 Sterling Currency issue, 21/2d. bright ultramarine, variety WATERMARK INVERTED, the unique mint plate number block of four from the upper left corner of the sheet, the upper pair unmounted, also an unused (regummed) single with very slight staining. S.G. 42w, cat. 1,625. Photo.
1273 £800
Gibraltar: 1904-08 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1d. dull purple on red, bisected and used locally on 1906 (July 5) postcard, fine and scarce. S.G. 57a, cat. 1,800. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1275 £140
Gibraltar: 1912-24 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to 1 set with extra 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 21/2d., 6d. and 1s. (3), mainly fine mint. S.G. 76-85, cat. 450. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1276 £80
Gibraltar: 1912-24 1/2d. blue-green, 3rd printing, plate 1, two used examples showing double printing of duty plate, fine. S.G. 76 var. Photo.
1277 £130
Gibraltar: 1912-24 1 and 1925-32 1 with Madame Joseph MJ 183 and 1925-32 2s. with MJ 187 fake cancellations. S.G. 85, 103, 107.
1278 £800
Gibraltar: 1918 ''WAR TAX'' overprint, 1/2d. green with PROOF OVERPRINT IN RED, fine and fresh with gum. Very rare, being one of only four examples, a pair and two singles, known. Photo.
1279 £190
Gibraltar: 1918 ''WAR TAX'' overprint, 1/2d. green unmounted mint block of forty (4 x 10) from the left pane with margins three sides, showing overprint dramatically misplaced to left, some creasing mainly in margins. S.G. 86 var. Photo.
1280 £450
Gibraltar: 1918 ''WAR TAX'' overprint, 1/2d. green, the mainly mint study incl. singles and multiples, both overprintings, plate nos. incl. full right pane of sixty, varieties incl. duty plate flaws, overprint varieties with single apparently showing ''AX'' double, overprint shifts, also 'Miss Cresswell' ''SPECIMEN'' (2), ''MUESTRA'' and ''ULTRAMAR'' handstamps, two unoverprinted 1/2d. used singles showing double printing of duty plates, etc., chiefly fine. (174)
1281 £5800
Gibraltar: 1918 ''WAR TAX'' overprint, 1/2d. green, variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE, lower left corner marginal block of six (3 x 2) with plate number 1, unmounted mint, mainly fine and of the greatest rarity. B.P.A. certificate (1986) when in block of twelve. S.G. 86a, cat. 5,400+. Photo.
1282 £190
Gibraltar: 1918 ''WAR TAX'' overprint, 1/2d. green, variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE, mint single with gum thin and some tiny stains. S.G. 86a, cat. 900. Photo.
1283 £800
Gibraltar: 1918 ''WAR TAX'' overprint, 1/2d. green, variety WATERMARK INVERTED AND REVERSED, lower right corner marginal mint plate no. 1 block of four, right margin thinned on reverse with repaired tear which extends into upper right stamp. R.P.S. certificate (1994) S.G. 86y, cat. 2,200+. Photo.
1284 £260
Gibraltar: 1918 ''WAR TAX'' overprint, 1/2d. green, variety WATERMARK INVERTED AND REVERSED, fine mint single with plate no. 1 in upper margin. S.G. 86y, cat. 550. Photo.
1285 £120
Gibraltar: 1925-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1 bright orange and black, fine used. B.P.A. certificate (1952). S.G. 107, cat. 275. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1286 £2700
Gibraltar: 1925-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 5 violet and black, used on piece, tied by oval ''REGISTERED/31 MY 36/2/GIBRALTAR'' datestamp, fine and rare. S.G. 108, cat. 5,500. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1288 £400
Gibraltar: 1938-51 2s. black and brown perf. 13 in a block of four, one with variety broken second ''R'' in ''GIBRALTAR'' [Pl. 2, R. 9/4], fine and fresh mint, very lightly mounted. S.G. 128b, a. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1289 £300
Gibraltar: 1938-51 10s. printers working proof of frame in blue on unwatermarked security lined paper, an imperf. block of four, usual slight creasing. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1291 | £100
Gibraltar: 1938-51 1 orange, plates ''1A'' and ''1 B'' corner singles, also block of four and two singles, fine mint. S.G. 131. The property of another vendor.
1294 £2000
Gibraltar: 1960-62 artist's hand painted essay of the 1 value with simulated perfs., (four times stamp size), executed in grey, blue and white on card (118 x 158mm), fine and attractive. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1295 | £170
Gibraltar: 1960-62 1 in a corner block of four showing plate number ''1'' and a corner pair showing plate numbers ''1'' and ''1'', fine unmounted mint. S.G. 173. The property of another vendor.
1298 £850
Gibraltar: 1966 Sea Angling Championships 7d. showing the scarce variety black (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 191a, cat. 1,800. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1300 £140
Gibraltar: 1971 Decimal Currency 10p. se-tenant pair, with variety watermark Crown to right of CA, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 277bw, 278bw, cat. 260. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1301 £6800
Gibraltar: 1973 Discovery of Gibraltar Skull 4p., complete imperforate proof sheet of 100, comprising four panes of twenty-five (5 x 5) on gummed watermarked paper, all showing the rare variety gold (GIBRALTAR) omitted, vertical and horizontal folds and some minor faults. A unique item, previously unrecorded. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1302 £2800
Gibraltar: 1973 Discovery of Gibraltar Skull 4p. showing the rare variety gold (GIBRALTAR) omitted (one tiny fleck of gold remains) fine unmounted mint. S.G. 310a, EC GIB620a. Approximately five examples have been recorded of this very rare variety which results in the loss of the country name. The property of another vendor. Photo
1304 £110
Gibraltar: 1983 Fortress Gibraltar in the Eighteenth Century, bromides for the miniature sheet, also 1987 Guns and 1988 Birds sets on photographic paper, fine. The property of another vendor. (18 items) Photo.
1305 £160
Gibraltar: 1984 Europa pair of sheetlets, the 23p. with watermark inverted, unmounted mint, S.G. 504-505w, cat. 1,000+. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1306 £270
Gibraltar: 1986 Centenary of First Gibraltar Postage Stamps, study on leaves incl. unadopted essay by F. Ryman, the original ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint 1d. and 1887 6d. used by the Crown Agents in preparation of the issued designs, bromides, cylinder blocks of the issued stamps, signed covers, and rare 29p. miniature sheet with watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint - one of just nine existing examples, listed (S.G. MS539w) but unpriced by S.G. Photo.
1307 £2600
Gibraltar: The 'Miss Cresswell Specimens', an outstanding collection of the various locally produced 'specimens' produced by Postmistress Margaret Cresswell, attractively presented on leaves, comprising fourteen examples of the ''MUESTRA'' handstamp on 1889 50c. on 6d., 1889-96 5c., 20c., 40c., 1898 1/2d., 1904-08 6d., 1s., 1912-24 1d., 2d., 1s., 1918 ''WAR TAX'' 1/2d., 1921-27 11/2d., 6d. and 1889 10c. on 1d. postal stationery wrapper, sixteen examples of the ''ULTRAMAR'' handstamp on 1889-96 10c., 1918 ''WAR TAX'' 1/2d. and 1921-27 3d., each uncancelled, 1889-96 1p. (both), 1898 21/2d., 1s., 1904-08 1d., 1912-24 2s., 4s., 8s., 1921-27 1d., 11/2d., 2d., 1s. and 1925-32 2s., all cancelled, and fifteen examples of the ''SPECIMEN'' handstamp on 1886-87 2d., 1889 25c. on 2d. (2, one showing variety small ''I'' in ''CENTIMOS'' [R. 6/2], 1889-96 5c., 10c., 20c. olive-green, 40c., 50c. (2), 1p. bistre (2, one with 'dot under Queen'), 1p. bistre and ultramarine, 2p, 1906-12 1d. and 1912-24 1s. (2), all without gum and in usual varied condition. Also three Q.V. and two K.G.V values with official U.P.U. type D12 overprint and 1888 envelope (toned) locally addressed to Miss Cresswell. For further information see ''The Stamps of Gibraltar, Their Design, Approval. Production and 'Specimens' Part 3 (concluded)'' article by Paul Kayfetz published in the London Philatelist June 1990, pp 131-134. Photo.
1308 | £1700
Gibraltar: A Q.V. to K.G.V accumulation in an album and on leaves, incl. 1886-87 1/2d. mint block of twelve mint, 1889 25c. on 2d. with small ''I'' mint and used, 25c. on 21/2d. with small ''I'' used (2), 75c. on 1s. mint block of four, 1889-96 5c. with watermark inverted mint, 5p. mint block of four, mint set, 1903 21/2d. used block of four, one with large ''2'' in ''1/2'', mint to 8s., 1906-11 to 8s. mint, many mint multiples, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1310 | £220
Gibraltar: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1886-87 to 6d. mint, 1889 set mint, 1889-96 set mint, 1912-24 8s. mint, 1925-32 to 1 mint, 1948 Silver Wedding set mint, 1938-51 to 1 mint, etc., varied condition. (135) The property of another vendor.
1311 £210
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1886 Barbados overprint 2d. registered envelope size G diagonally overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', slight creasing. RP 1S(G). This item recorded in ''Gibraltar Postal Stationery'', Second Edition, by E.D. Holmes & R.H. Neville, p. 7, ''An example exists of a SPECIMEN overprint measuring 8 x 85mm in black from bottom left to top right. As this cover has an embossed stamp in Pale Sage Green and not the normal Pale Blue, this is believed to be a Specimen printed by De La Rue and submitted to the Crown Agents or the Government of Gibraltar for approval prior to the first printing, and not a normal specimen for UPU purposes''. Photo.
1312 £400
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1889 local surcharge 20c. on 2d. registered envelope size G, five examples used between Oct. 2 and Dec. 26 1899 to London (2) or Amsterdam at single rate, one to Brussels at triple rate, all paid by 25c. on 21/2d. ultramarine, the other to Liverpool at double rate with 5c., 10c. pair and 25c. on 21/2d., also an unused example. (6 items) RP 6(G)
1316 £300
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1891 (Apr. 9) scarce size I 20c. registered envelope to Leipzig bearing 75c. olive-green tied by small c.d.s. with registered oval alongside, Madrid transit and local delivery backstamps. RP 8(I) Photo.
1317 £200
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1891 (May 10) 20c. registered envelope size H ''Via England'' to Amsterdam bearing 5c. (2), 10c. (4) and (at lower left) 25c. pair, paying quadruple 25c. letter rate, tied by registered ovals with May 14 London transit alongside and May 15 arrival backstamp, some stains. RP 8(H) Photo.
1320 £70
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1892 (Sept. 25) 20c. registered envelope size F unusually addressed to Montevideo paid at single rate by 40c. orange-brown, with London transit and Oct. 29 arrival datestamps, also an unused example of the 1889 envelope.
1321 £130
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1893 (Mar. 13) scarce size I 20c. registered envelope to Bremerhaven bearing 25c. ultramarine (2) tied by registered ovals with Mar. 18 arrival on reverse, slight creasing. RP 8(I) Photo.
1323 £170
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1895 (July 23) very scarce size K 20c. registered envelope to Malaga bearing 40c. orange-brown tied by registered oval, additionally sealed on reverse by blue intaglio ''KAISERLICH DEUTSCHES COMSULAT/(arms)/IN GIBRALTAR'' label, and with Algeciras, Ronda and Mar. 24 arrival datestamps, vertical fold and slight age spotting. A most unusual example of consular mail at local letter rate. RP 8(K) Photo.
1324 £170
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1896 (Feb. 13) 20c. registered envelope size H to Berlin bearing 5c., 40c., 50c. and 5p. tied by small c.d.s's with registered oval below, backstamped Madrid transit and Feb. 19 arrival, slightly trimmed on two sides and with small stain at top but colourful and scarce, the 5p. very difficult on cover. RP 8(H) Photo.
1325 £110
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1896 (Mar. 6) 20c. registered envelope size H to Graz, Austria, bearing bearing 5c., 10c. (2), 25c., paying double rate, tied by ''A 26'' duplexes with registered oval at left and showing on reverse Madrid transit, Mar. 17 arrival and ''K.u.K.OESTERREICH-UNGARISCHES CONSULAT I. GIBRALTAR/(arms)'' blue intaglio label as additional seal. Scarce item of consular mail. RP 8(H) Photo.
1326 £130
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1896 (June 2) 20c. registered envelope size H to Philadelphia bearing 10c., 20c. (2) paying double 25c. letter rate, tied by registered ovals with London June 6 transit and June 19 arrival backstamp. RP 9(H) Photo.
1327 £200
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1896 (July 17) 20c. registered envelope size H to Paris bearing 20c. and 50c. tied by registered ovals, with June 22 arrivals and redirected to Chatou, Seine et Oise, very slight stains. RP 9(H) Photo.
1328 £190
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1896 (Aug. 17) 20c. registered envelope size H to Birmingham bearing 5c., 10c., 20c., 40c. and 50c. paying quintuple 25c. letter rate, tied by registered ovals and with Aug. 23 arrival backstamp, slightly trimmed at left but a most colourful combination. RP 9(H) Photo.
1330 £100
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1898 2d. registered envelope size F (3) or G (6), used to England or Wales bearing 1d. (3 at single rate, 3 at double rate) or 21/2d. (3, one single, the others double) between Oct. 4 1898 (early use) and 1901 (Aug. 31). (9 items) RP 10(F), (G).
1331 £210
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1898 (Apr. 21) very scarce size K 20c. registered envelope to Mannheim bearing 1p. bistre and ultramarine tied by registered oval, the flap additionally sealed by blue intaglio ''KAISERLICH DEUTSCHES COMSULAT/(arms)/IN GIBRALTAR'' label (torn on opening), with German ''Vom Auslande'' receiving registration label at left, Apr. 25 arrival backstamp. RP 9(K) Photo.
1332 £210
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1898 (June 22) scarce size I 20c. registered envelope to Frankfurt ''via London'' bearing 50c. bright lilac showing open ''5'' variety, tied by registered oval with London June 26 transit, the envelope redirected to Partenkirchen with Frankfurt June 27, next day Munich and arrival backstamps. RP 9(I) Photo.
1333 £120
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1898 (Nov. 10) 20c. registered envelope size H ''via London'' to Brussels bearing 4d. and 6d. paying quadruple 21/2d. letter rate, tied by registered ovals, and with complete ''POSTMISTRESS/GIBRALTAR'' red wax seal, London transit and Nov. 15 arrival backstamps and postmen's numbers, the first delivery attempt having failed, vertical crease at left. RP 9(H) Photo.
1334 £95
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1898 (Dec. 19) scarce size I 2d. registered envelope to Stratford-on-Avon bearing 1d. carmine (9) tied by registered ovals with Dec. 23 arrival on reverse, some faults but unusual. RP 10(I) Photo.
1335 £95
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1899 (July 4) to Bath and 1902 (June 14) to London, two 20c. registered envelopes size H, the first at double rate paid by 1/2d. (2) and 1d., slight stains, the second at triple rate with 1d. pair and single, vertical crease. RP 9(H) Photo.
1336 £100
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1900 (July 15) 2d. registered envelope size G used unusually to Haida, Bohemia, bearing 4d. and, on the reverse, the other six values of the (1898 Sterling Currency set to 1s., tied by registered ovals, with Madrid transit and July 20 arrival below. RP 10(G) Photo.
1337 £180
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, 1912 2d. envelope size F used 1915 (Sept. 6) to London with added 1d., cancelled by large part strike of the large North District registered oval (a further light strike being on reverse) with type 1 registration label, Sept. 11 arrival datestamp and red wax seal (showing impression of 6d. coin) alongside. A rare marking, the North District agency being open only from 1912 to 1916. Photo.
1338 £260
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Postcards, 1886 to 1902, a collection of Q.V. cards on leaves, used between 1886 and 1902, variously addressed, incl. first issue ''GIBRALTAR'' overprint 1/2d. (3, one used to Switzerland with added 1/2d.), 1d. (6, one early use Jan. 4 1886 to London), 1889 5c. (2, from Ramsgate and Oxford), 10c. (2, from Mazargues and Bordeaux), 1898 1d. (2, from Catford and London) reply cards, etc. (20 items)
1339 £110
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Postcards, 1886 (May 30) St. Vincent overprint 1d. postcard commercially used to London, cancelled by ''A 26'' barred oval with superb South District c.d.s. alongside. Believed to be the only known example of this card used from the South District office. CP 2 Photo.
1340 £220
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Postcards, Privately printed cards employing the 1889 10c., two cards, the first horizontal format in grey-violet (CP17a) used 1897 (May 31) to Austria, the other vertical format in black (CP17b) used 1898 (Jan. 13) to Germany. The first very rare, only two examples recorded. See ''Gibraltar: The Postal History and Postage Stamps, Vol. Four Gibraltar Postal Stationery'' Second Edition 2006 by Holmes & Neville pp. 52-53. Photo.
1343 £65
Gibraltar: Postal Stationery: Postcards, 1934 11/2d. 'Rock' issue postcard, used 1937 (Oct. 18) unusually to Budapest with added 'Rock' 11/2d. and airmail etiquette, slight indentations. CP 33. Photo.
1344 £200
Gibraltar: 1891 to 1896, five items variously addressed and franked by 1889-96 issues, comprising 1891 registered to Essex bearing 10c. pair, 75c. and 1p. bistre, 1892 to Lahore with 10c. (4), 1894 p.c. to New Hampshire with New York ''PAID/D/ALL'' Nov. 19 receiving duplex prior to official usage, 1896 registered to Switzerland with 5c., 10c., 20c. and 1p. bistre and ultramarine, and 1896 to Buenos Aires franked 40c. showing broken ''I'' in ''CENTIMOS'' [R. 8/4]. Photo.
1346 £900
Gibraltar: 1897 (May 24) attractive illustrated envelope from the ''King-Harman'' correspondence sent from Perth to Gibraltar, bearing 1887-92 21/2d. (2), and taxed upon arrival. The superb hand illustration by Hugh Rose depicts the military cable car used to reach the top of the water catchment area. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1348 £210
Gibraltar: 1898 (Dec. 25) to 1903, twenty-six items bearing 1898 sterling currency issues, variously addressed and showing a range of rates incl. postcard, printed paper, commonwealth letter and double letter, overseas letter, double letter, registered (incl. Spain), 1901 registered to London bearing 2d. (2), 4d. (2), 6d. (2) and 1s. (2), two underpaid covers to U.S.A. bearing 21/2d. with U.S. due markings and 10c. adhesive, etc. Photo.
1350 £110
Gibraltar: 1918 (Aug. 30) Y.M.C.A. On Active Service postcard to Somerset endorsed from ''H.M. Balloon Station/Gibraltar'' bearing 1d. tied by code 1 c.d.s. with Sept. 6 Glastonbury arrival alongside. The only known example of this card used from Gibraltar. Ex 'The Rock' collection. Photo.
1351 £190
Gibraltar: Avis de Reception/Advice of Delivery, 1923 (Dec. 19) post office printed envelope locally addressed with despatch c.d.s., containing original enclosure form numbered ''105'' with post office receiving datestamps and bearing 11/2d. pair and acknowledging delivery of registered letter to Malta, the form with slight stains but scarce and unusual. Photo.
1352 £180
Gibraltar: Consular Mail, most interesting selection of fourteen items, with cachets and seals incl. 1844 entire from Spanish Consul-General to his counterpart in Malta with curved framed ''GIBRALTAR'' arc and fine cachets, 1897 10c. stationery card and 1899 postcard to Vienna with cachets of Hawaiian and Royal Siamese Consulates, 1901 envelope to Portuguese Consul-General in Berlin with Imperial German Consulate paper seal on reverse and franked by 1898 1/2d. strip of three with 6d., W.W.II incl. two censored and undated 'Admiralty Bag' cover with Norwegian Consulate cachet to 'safe' address for Norwegian Navy in London.
1353 £300
Gibraltar: Official Paid, 1891 (Feb. 20) ''GIBRALTAR/C/OFFICIAL/PAID/20 91'' c.d.s. (PD15) in red used on locally addressed envelope alongside South District c.d.s., fine strikes. Authorised for use on local and Empire mail between Feb. 13 and 21 1891 during the shortage of low value stamps. Photo.
1356 £350
Gibraltar: Parcel Forms, 1914 (June 5) bulletin d'expedition for package to Benghazi, insured for 6 1s.3d. with red ''INSURED/(valeur dclare)'' and white ''274 Gibraltar.'' labels, and bearing 1912-24 2d. pair, 6d. and 4s. tied by Gibraltar Parcel Post c.d.s.'s with Bengasi receiving datestamps on reverse, some minor tone spots but rare. Ex Jackson. Photo.
1360 £150
Gibraltar: South District Office, the registered oval datestamp, good strikes used alongside added adhesives cancelled by ''A 26'' vertical killers on 1890 (Apr. 8) 20c. registered envelope size F to Lige with 25c. on 2d. and (May 29) 20c. registered envelope size G to Hereford with 25c. (3), and cancelling 1903 2d. registered envelope size G with added 1d. used 1910 (June 2) to Portsmouth, the last with slight staining. Photo.
1361 | £120
Gibraltar: South District Office, Mainly fair to fine strikes of South District c.d.s. (CD5) on 1886 2d. (2), 1889 5c. on 1/2d., 10c. on 1d., 40c. on 4d., 1889-96 values to 2p., 1898 to 6d. (2), 1s. (3), registered oval (R3) on 1898 1/2d., 1d. (3), 2d., 4d., chiefly good to fine. (55)
1362 £320
Gibraltar: South District Office, selection of fourteen postal stationery cards sent variously addressed between 1889 and 1900, cancelled by mainly good to fine strikes of South District c.d.s. (CD5), comprising 1886 1/2d. (uprated with 1d.), 1d. reply card, 1889 5c. on 1/2d. (2, uprated with 5c.), 10c. on 1d., 1889 5c. (3, one uprated with 5c.), 10c. (3), 15c., 1898 1d. (2). Photo.
1365 £120
Gibraltar: World War I P.O.W. Mail, 1914 postcard from an internee unusually to So Paulo, Brazil, with Sept. 7 code 4 c.d.s. and type 1 ''PASSED CENSOR/7-SEP F4/GIB'' cachet in black, message dated Sept. 3, handstruck ''3'' probably on arrival. Photo.
1366 £160
Gibraltar: World War I P.O.W. Mail, 1914 postcard to Switzerland endorsed sent by ''J. Nirschl/German officer (captif)/Gibraltar'' with Sept. 17 code 3 c.d.s., type 1 ''PASSED CENSOR/21 SEP H4/GIB'', red London Official Paid c.d.s. of Sept. 28 and large ''PRISONERS OF WAR/(crown)/INFORMATION BUREAU'' in double oval cachet, Zurich arrival of Oct. 13, all fine strikes except Official Paid faint, the message dated Sept. 18. Photo.
1370 £150
Gibraltar: World War I P.O.W. Mail, 1914 postcard to Bavaria endorsed from ''H. Schopflocher/prisoner of/war/Gibraltar'' showing violet type 1 ''PASSED CENSOR/30 NOV. 14/GIB'', type 9 P.C. Post Free in red and ''24'' local postman's deliivery mark. Photo.
1372 £110
Gibraltar: World War I P.O.W. Mail, 1914 envelope to Switzerland from internee with sender's endorsement on reverse ''Dr. Werner Kraske/detained/at Gibraltar/Room 3/Windmill Hill Barracks'', with red London Official Paid c.d.s. of Dec. 9 overstruck by violet type 9 Post Free P.C. mark and with Dec. 14 Bern arrival backstamp, punched file hole and small part flap missing. Photo.
1374 £200
Gibraltar: World War I P.O.W. Mail, 1915 incoming envelope (opened for display) from Semarang, Dutch East Indies, addressed to ''Mr. Julius Hofmann/German Captive/Gibraltar'', the adhesive removed in search for hidden message, the cover resealed by type 6 ''OPENED BY (crown) CENSOR'' strip, in use for only around five months, tied by type 1 datestamp ''PASSED CENSOR/20 FEB. L5/GIB'' in violet, the cover forwarded to U.K. with violet rectangular framed Mar. 4 datestamp of Commandant of Prisoners of War Reception Dept, Southampton, in purple and type 8 P.C. Post Free mark (repaired hole) in violet. Very rare. Photo.
1375 £170
Gibraltar: World War I P.O.W. Mail, 1915 envelope to Offenbach am Main, sent from HMS ''Carmania'' with note of sender, Siegfried Drucker ''Prisoner of war (German)/late address Kilo/Congo Belge'', censored by ship's captain with straight line ''CENSORED'' in blue, Gibraltar registration label affixed but deleted in red ms. (registration to Germany not being possible), May 17 London transit and type 8 P.C. Post Free mark in black, pink ''(arms)/OPENED BY CENSOR'' label affixed, the adhesives removed in search of hidden message. Most unusual, a p.p.c. of the ''Carmania'' also included. Photo.
1378 £180
Gibraltar: World War I P.O.W. Mail, 1916 incoming printed Prisoners of War Letter envelope ''No Stamp/Required'' from Ahmednagar Camp addressed to a passenger on the steamship ''Golconda'' at Gibraltar with violet Apr. 6 1916 straight despatch datestamp and initials, ''PASSED CENSOR/BOMBAY'', and backstamped Gibraltar May 4 arrival. Undelivered, however and consequently showing boxed ''Return to sender/Admiralty instructions'' and later transit backstamps. Very rare. Photo.
1382 £180
Gibraltar: Airmails: 1931 (Nov. 20) Gibraltar Airways first flight to Tangier, airmail envelope to Tangier signed by pilot H. Lock, bearing 'Rock' 1d. and 11/2d. tied by Nov. 19 slogan cancellation and with B.P.O. Tangier ''20/NO/31'' arrival on reverse. Very scarce, possibly unique signed by Lock. Photo.
1383 £90
Gibraltar: Airmails: 1931 (Nov. 20) Gibraltar Airways first official flight to Tangier, airmail envelope to Tangier signed by pilot J. Wilson, bearing 'Rock' 1d. and 11/2d. tied by Nov. 19 slogan cancellation and with B.P.O. Tangier ''20/NO/31'' arrival on reverse. Believed to be one of only six signed covers among the thirty carried. Photo.
1384 £100
Gibraltar: Airmails: 1931 (Nov. 20) Gibraltar Airways first flight to Tangier, airmail envelope to Tangier bearing 'Rock' 1d. and 11/2d. tied by Nov. 19 slogan cancellation and with B.P.O. Tangier ''20/NO/31'' arrival on reverse, scarce. Photo.
1385 £680
Gibraltar: Airmails: 1937 (Apr. 17) registered commercial cover to Buenos Aires correctly and most unusually franked by 1925-32 2s., 5s. and 1 with 'Rock' 3d. cancelled by registered ovals with airmail etiquette and registration label alongside, the 2s. and 3d. additionally overstruck by purple La Razn clock timestamp, with Poste Chrifien Maroc, Casablanca and Buenos Aires Apr. 21 arrival backstamps, the cover very slightly foreshortened at right but very scarce. Photo.
1386 £150
Gibraltar: Crash/Damaged Mail, 1933 (May 9) burnt cover from Gibraltar to England, plane crashed near Villadrau, with four line dated cachet in violet (Nierinck 330509a). The property of another vendor. Photo.
1387 £200
Gibraltar: Airmails: Crash/Damaged mail, 1936 (Sept. 29) charred envelope front to Maymyo, Burma, bearing 6d., 1s., 'Rock' 1d., 2d. (3), 3d. cancelled Sept. 19, with airmail etiquette and handstamped ''CONFIDENTIAL''. Carried on the Imperial Airways plane ''Athena'' burnt out in a hangar in Delhi, the mail mainly saved but in varying condition. Photo.
1389 £220
Gibraltar: Airmails: Zeppelin mail 1933 (May) First South American flight, registered cover to Parana, Brazil, carried by Graf Zeppelin LZ. 127 with red cachet, endorsed ''Printed matter'', bearing 1d. and 1s., with June 2 receiving mark. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1390 £170
Gibraltar: Airmails: Zeppelin mail 1933 (May 22) Second South America Flight, registered cover to Buenos Aires carried by Graf Zeppelin LZ 127 with red and green flight cachets, endorsed ''printed Matter'' and bearing 1/2d., 3d. and 1s., with June 7 arrival backstamps. Photo.
1391 £170
Gibraltar: Airmails: Zeppelin mail 1933 (June) Third South American flight, registered cover to Buenos Aires, carried by Graf Zeppelin LZ. 127 with special violet cachet, endorsed ''Printed matter'', bearing 3d. and 1s. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1393 £170
Gibraltar: Airmails: Zeppelin mail 1933 (Aug. 21) Sixth South America Flight, registered cover to Pernambuco ''VIA LONDON'', carried by Graf Zeppelin LZ 127 with red and blue flight cachets, bearing 1s. and 'Rock' 3d. with Sept. 6 arrival below. Photo.
1394 £180
Gibraltar: Airmails: Zeppelin mail 1934 (Oct.) Eleventh South American flight, registered cover to Pernambuco, carried by Graf Zeppelin LZ. 127 with red cachet, endorsed ''By Airmail from Germany'', bearing 2d. (2) and 6d., with Oct. 30 receiving mark on reverse. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1395 £200
Gibraltar: Airmails: Zeppelin mail 1935 (Mar.) First South American flight, cover to Rio de Janeiro carried by Graf Zeppelin LZ. 127 with red cachet, endorsed ''Printed matter'', bearing 1d. and 1s., with Apr. 10 receiving mark on reverse. The property of another vendor. Photo.
1396 | £290
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: A mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1911 set, 1912-24 1/2d. to 1 set, 1922-27 set, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1400 | £120
Greenland: A mint and used selection on leaves and stockcards incl. parcel stamps (12), 1945 mint set to 5k. and a used group of Thule (5), also a stockcard of postmarks (17).
1402 £500
Grenada: 1861-62 No wmk. 6d. perf. 11 on horizontally laid paper, curiously in a vermilion shade, part o.g. S.G. 3a var. Photo.
1403 £290
Grenada: 1888-91 21/2d. on 8d. grey-brown with variety surcharge double, one inverted, fine used. Ex Towers. S.G. 47d, cat. 500. Photo.
1404 £270
Grenada: 1907 die proof for the redesigned badge issue (type 27) in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''25 OCT.07'' and ''BEFORE HARDENING'', fine. Photo.
1405 £4200
Grenada: 1938-50 21/2d. bright blue, perf. 121/2 x 131/2, unmounted mint from the top of the sheet (signature on margin), faint traces of staining, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 157a, cat. 9,000. Photo.
1406 | £350
Grenada: A mainly mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1938-50 21/2d. perf. 121/2 x 131/2 (used), 10s. all perfs. wide and narrow, 1964-66 set, etc., varied condition. (346)
1407 | £300
Grenada: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection on leaves, incl. 1879 1d. pale green unused, 1883 set mint, 1902 to 10s. mint, etc., varied condition. (213)
1408 | £200
Grenada: A collection in an album, incl. 1861-2 6d. used (2, small faults), 1881 watermark Broad Star 21/2d. unused, 1883 21/2d. to 8d. as tte-bche blocks of four and 1s. pale violet mint (1s. toning), 1886-91 selection of surcharges, 1895-99 1/2d. to 1s. set (less 2d.) mint and 1/2d., 2d., 21/2d., 6d. and 1s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' mint or with large part original gum, 1902 5s. used, 1908-11 5s. mint (small tone spot), 1938-50 values to 10s. mint (2, one with toned gum), then with issues to 1967, also few Grenadines Q.E.II issues, mostly fine (100s)
1409 | £140
Guatemala: Postal Stationery: an accumulation in three folders and leaves, incl. 1875-1925 issues, unused and used, some uprated, a little duplication, etc. (250 items)
1411 | £700
Hong Kong: A mint K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1938-52 set with a range of shades and perfs., 1948 Silver Wedding set, 1954-62 set with extra shades, 1966-72 set, 1973-74 set, 1975-82 set, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1412 | £500
Hong Kong: A mainly used Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1903 to $2., 1904-06 to $5, 1912-21 to $10, etc., varied condition. (201)
1413 | £320
Hong Kong: Cancellations and Covers, a large selection of stamps and covers on leaves, mostly Q.E.II with some earlier covers, good range of postmarks. (100s)
1414 | £200
Hong Kong: Cancellations and Covers, a selection of mainly Q.V. to K.G.V stamps and covers on leaves and loose, incl. Nagasaki and Hoi How, Q.E.II postage paid items, etc. (100s)
1418 | £80
Iceland: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. range of Posthorns to 40a., King Christian X to 5k., Officials etc., earlier material in slightly mixed condition, later mostly fine. (100s)
1421 £4800
India: 1852 'Scinde Dawk' 1/2a. blue, cut square, cancelled black diamond of dots, very fine and scarce. S.G. S2, cat. 9,000. B.P.A. certificate (1979). Photo.
1422 £12200
India: 1852 'Scinde Dawk' 1/2a. scarlet, affixed to a small piece (to which it does not belong) and cancelled by diamond of dots, very fine appearance, an extremely rare stamp. R.P.S. certificate (1948) S.G. S3, cat. 23,000. Photo.
1423 £130
India: 1853 (Mar. 8) cover from Pondicherry to France, bearing boxed ''PONDICHERRY'' and ''MADRAS'' marks in red, curved ''INDIA PAID'' and ''INDES DR./MARSEILLE'' c.d.s. in orange. Photo.
1425 £230
India: 1854-55 4a. blue and red Head die III, frame die II, fine lightly cancelled. S.G. 23. Photo.
1426 £400
India: Great Britain used in India: 1854-57 wmk. Large Crown perf. 16 2d. blue LD, used with almost complete ''B1'' cancellation of Calcutta in black, rare. Photo.
1428 £230
India: 1911-22 2r., 10r., 15r. and 25r., fine. mint. S.G. 187, 189-191, cat. 867. Photo.
1429 £320
India: 1911-22 2r., 15r. and 25r., fine mint. S.G. 187, 190, 191, cat. 702. Photo.
1430 | £110
India: 1926-33 10r. mint and 15r. vertical pair unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 217, 218, cat. 290.
1433 £160
India: 1935 Silver Jubilee 31/2a. variety 'bird' flaw [9/3] fine mint. S.G. 245a, cat. 325. Photo.
1434 £150
India: 1948 Gandhi 10r. fine unmounted mint. S.G. 308, cat. 350. Photo.
1436 £120
India: 1976 Olympic Games 25p. group of three imperforate colour trials, in black, green and deep violet, fine with gum (unmounted). S.G. 814. Photo.
1445 | £1400
India: A mainly mint collection in two albums, incl. 1895 set, 1902-11 to 5r., 1937-40 to 15r., 1948 Gandhi set (unmounted), 1949-52 set, and a good range of later issues to 2010, etc. (100s)
1446 | £2100
India: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1855 4a. black unused, 1926-33 to 15r. used, 1948 Gandhi set mint (10r. unmounted), 1949-52 set mint, Officials with 1866 1/2a. used, 1874-82 2a. orange in a mint block of four, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1447 | £350
India and States: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a stockbook, incl. 1866 fiscal 6a. overprinted type 15 used, 1895 5r. mint, 1911-22 to 25r. used, 1926-33 to 25r. used, Officials, Convention States with Gwalior, Jind Officials 1927-37 to 10r. mint, Patiala, Feudatory States with Cochin, Travancore-Cochin 1949 perf. 12 4p. on 8ca, vertical pair, variety imperforate between, unused, etc., varied condition. (100s)
1448 | £400
India: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1895 3r. (2) and 5r. mint, 1902-11 to 5r. mint, 1911-22 to 10r. mint, used to 25r., 1937-40 to 15r. mint, 1948 Gandhi set mint, 1949-52 set mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1449 | £210
India: A used collection in two albums, incl. 1902-11 to 15r., 1911-22 to 25r., 1937-40 to 25r., 1948 Gandhi set, and a good range of later issues to 2010, etc. (100s)
1450 | £190
India: A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation on stockleaves and small stockbook, incl. 1854 4a. used (2, cut to shape), 1911-22 to 25r. used, 1948 Gandhi set used, Officials, etc. (100s)
1451 | £320
India: An unmounted mint K.G.VI stock, incl. 1937-40 to 10r. (8), 1940-43 to 12a. (8), many blocks, etc. Stated to cat. 2,100. (few 100s)
1452 | £90
India: A used selection, comprising 1902-11 2r. (5), 15r., 1911-22 2r. to 25r. (2 of each), 1926-33 15r., used, mainly fine.
1453 £220
India: Officials: 1867-73 unissued 6a.8p. slate, mint, slightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. O30b, cat. 650. Photo.
1454 | £150
India: India used in Burma: A selection of postal stationery covers and cards (11) from 1891 to 1904, used from Rangoon, Madura, Mandalay, Pyinmana, Kemmendine, Letpadan, etc., plus 1912 p.p.c. of Dalhousie Park, Rangoon, to U.K. franked 1a., also four other items incl. W.W.I period censored telegram, etc. (16 items)
1455 | £120
Indian States: A mint and used Q.V. to K.G.VI collection of Convention and Feudatory states in a stockbook incl. Alwar, Cochin, Dhar, Faridkot, Indore, Nabha, Patiala, Travancore, etc. also some officials, duplication in places, mixed condition. (100s)
1456 | £1250
Indian States: A collection of Feudatory States in two albums, incl. Barwani, Bhopal, Bundi, Charkari, Cochin, Indore, Jaipur, Kishangarh 1913-16 1/2a. imperforate pair unused, Rajasthan 1948-49 machine printed 4a. in an unmounted mint sheet of twenty, Sirmoor 1894-99 set mint, Soruth, Travancore, etc. (100s)
1457 | £110
Indian States: A mint and used accumulation, incl. Convention States, Feudatory States with Alwar, Bhopal, much duplication, etc. (100s)
1459 | £1350
The folllowing lots of Bundi are from the ''Hambledon'' collection. Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1894-98 a collection of ''Dagger'' issues, incl. 1894 (Dec.) 1/2a. vertical pair, unused, one with value at top, block of six unused, 1897-98 type I 1a. red unused block of four and pair, 4a. green unused (2), 8a. Indian red unused pair and single, 1r. yellow on blue unused, type IV 4a. green unused block of four, etc. (117)
1460 £240
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1896 (Nov.) 1/2a. slate-grey, variety last two letters of value below the rest, fine unused (R.P.S. certificate, 2001). S.G. 3a, cat. 425. Photo.
1461 £600
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1897-98 type I 1r. yellow on blue, fine unused. S.G. 10, cat. 450. Photo
1462 | £1200
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type A, a collection of Postage and Officials on leaves, incl. 3a. chestnut unused sheet of four, 4a. yellow-green unused sheet of four, 1r. reddish violet unused sheet of four, Officials with 21/2a. overprint type B in red (creased), 1r. reddish violet overprint type B unused (5), also 1a. 1917 special printing, varieties, shades, settings, some c.t.o., etc. (135)
1463 | £2200
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type B, a mainly unused collection of Postage and Officials on leaves, incl. 4a. olive green, 10a. olive-sepia, Officials with 1/4a. ultramarine type A sheet of four, one without overprint, 1/4a. ultramarine type A in red, sheet of four, one overprinted in green, 1/2a. black type C, 2a. emerald type B sheet, 4a. apple-green type B, 6a. deep ultramarine type A in red (2), 8a. orange type A and B, 10a. olive-sepia type A (2), 12a. sage-green type A (2, one with overprint sideways), sheets, varieties, a good range of shades, settings, etc. (few 100s)
1464 £200
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 Inscription type B [pos. 1) and C 10a. yellow-brown on thin wove paper, sheet of four from setting 13, fine. S.G. 35a, 43b, cat. 570+. Photo.
1465 £200
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type B 12a. sage-green, single example with type C (3) contained in a sheet, fine unused. S.G. 36, 44, cat. 707+. Photo.
1466 | £3800
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type C a mainly unused collection of Postage and Officials on leaves, incl. 1a. carmine sheet of four, 2a. emerald sheet of four, 4a. olive-yellow (2), 10a. olive-sepia sheet of four, 2r. red-brown and black (4, one is c.t.o.), 3r. blue and red-brown (4, one is c.t.o.), 4r. emerald and scarlet (2), 5r. scarlet and emerald, Officials with 1/4a. cobalt type C in red, 2a. emerald type B in red, 4a. olive-yellow type A, 10a. brown olive type B, 1r. lilac type A, 4r. emerald and scarlet type B,, 5r. scarlet and emerald type B, sheets, varieties, settings, etc. (286)
1467 £260
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type C 3r. grey blue and chocolate in a sheet, fine unused. S.G. 47a, cat. 480+. Photo.
1468 £280
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 Inscription type C 4r. emerald and scarlet, fine unused from the top right corner of the sheet. S.G. 48, cat. 350. Photo.
1469 £280
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 Inscription type C 5r. scarlet and emerald, fine unused from the top left corner of the sheet. S.G. 49, cat. 350. Photo.
1470 £200
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 Inscription type C 5r. scarlet and emerald, fine unused. S.G. 49, cat. 350. Photo.
1471 | £880
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type D a mainly unused collection of Postage and Officials on leaves, incl. 3a. red-brown (4, one with semi circle and dot omitted), 10a. bistre sheet of four, one with 4th character turned to left, Officials with 3a. red-brown type A with semi-circle and dot omitted, 10a. bistre type A sheet, one with semi-circle and dot omitted, type B (2), 12a. grey-olive type A (3), B (3), shades, varieties, settings, etc. (45)
1472 | £2400
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type E a mainly unused collection of Postage and Officials on leaves, incl. 1/4a. indigo sheet of four, very thick wove paper 1/2a. black (4), Officials with 1/4a. indigo type A in green, 1a. carmine-red type B (3), 3a. chocolate type A, one in red, type C (2), very thick wove paper 1/4a. indigo type A in green, 1/2a. black type A, type B (2), 1a. carmine-red type B, shades, varieties, settings, etc. (144)
1473 £210
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 Inscription type E and type F [pos. 3], 1/2a. block in a sheet of four, fine unused. S.G. 55, 63a, cat. 210+. Photo.
1474 £580
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type E 4a. bright apple-green, fine unused. S.G. 58a, cat. 850. Photo.
1475 £680
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 Inscription type E 4a. bright apple-green with variety no tail to 4th. character, fine unused, very rare. S.G. 58ab, cat. 1,300. Photo.
1476 | £480
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type G a mainly unused collection of Postage and Officials on leaves, incl. horizontally laid paper 1/4a. (2), Officials with horizontally laid paper with 1/4a. type A in red, type B in red (2), also inscription type F 1/4a. black, etc. (20)
1477 £500
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 Inscription type G 4a. yellow-green, unused, minor roulette fault at right, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 66b, cat. 1,400. Photo.
1478 £1150
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 Inscription type G 4a. yellow-green, unused, slightly soiled, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 66b, cat. 1,400. Photo.
1479 | £2500
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type H a mainly unused collection of Postage and Officials on leaves, incl. 1/2a. black (2), 4r. yellow-green and vermilion (2), 5r. vermilion and yellow-green (2), Officials with 1/4a. ultramarine type A in red, 1a. rosine type A (3), type B (2), 4a. emerald type A, perf. 11 type A in red, type B in red (2), Officials 1a. rose type B, 2a. yellow-green type C, shades, settings, etc. (140)
1480 | £350
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: 1914-41 inscription type I perf. 11 1/2a. black mint and used pair, single, 2a. bright apple-green mint and used (2), Official 1/2a. black type A mint, poor to fine.
1481 | £2100
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: A collection of covers, fronts and pieces in an album, incl. 1914-41 Inscription type A 3a. chestnut on cover, type C 4a. bright apple geen on large part cover, type E 1/4a. indigo pair on cover, type G 4a. bright green on registered cover, 1947 1/4a. (2), 1a. and 2a. on cover, Officials 1915-41 incription type E 1/4a. pair with overprint in red (inverted) used on reverse of cover, etc. (68 items)
1482 | £380
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: A selection on leaves, incl. 1941-44 to 1r. (2) mint, 3p., 1a., 2a. chestnut (2) and 2a. deep brown in complete sheets of twelve, Officials with 1941 4a. used, etc., range of shades, varied condition. (99)
1483 £850
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Inscriptions type A 1/2a. black from setting 3 block of four used on reverse of philatelic cover, fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2002). S.G. O1a. Photo.
1484 £320
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type A overprint type C 6a. cobalt, fine unused. S.G. O4C, cat. 450. Photo.
1485 £250
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Inscriptions type A 6a. cobalt overprint type O3, fine unused. S.G. O4 C, cat. 450. Photo.
1486 £480
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type A, overprint in red (type A), 1r. reddish violet, fine unused. S.G. O5aA, cat. 550. Photo.
1487 £500
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type A. overprint in red (type B), 1r. reddish violet, fine unused. S.G. O5aB, cat. 600. Photo.
1489 £920
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type B overprint type A in red 10a. olive-sepia, unused, small ink mark on front, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. O13aA, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1490 £400
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type B overprint type B, 12a. sage-green, unused from the top left corner of the sheet, fine and scarce. S.G. O14B, cat. 600. Photo.
1491 £480
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type C overprint type C 1/4a. cobalt, fine unused from the left of the sheet. S.G. O15cC, cat. 500. Photo.
1492 £750
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type C overprint type C in red 10a. brown-olive, fine unused from the lower right corner of the sheet. S.G. O21aC, cat. 800. Photo.
1493 £500
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 inscription type C overprint type A 2r. red-brown and black, unused, minor thin, otherwise fine. S.G. O24A, cat. 450. Photo.
1494 £820
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type C overprint type A 2r. chocolate and black, small roulette fault at lower left, otherwise fine unused, rare. S.G. O24cA, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1495 £600
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type C overprint type B 2r. chocolate and black, small roulette fault at foot, otherwise fine unused, rare. S.G. O24cB cat. 1,000. Photo.
1496 £300
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 inscription type C overprint type A 3r. blue and red-brown, fine unused from the top right corner of the sheet. S.G. O25A, cat. 400. Photo.
1497 £220
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type C overprint type B 3r. blue and red-brown, unused pair from the top of the sheet, fine. S.G. O25B, cat. 500. Photo.
1500 £500
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 inscription type C overprint type A and B 4r. emerald and scarlet, fine unused. S.G. O26A, B, cat. 650. Photo.
1501 £120
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type C overprint type B 4r. emerald and scarlet, unused from the lower left corner of the sheet, small roulette fault at top, otherwise fine. S.G. O26B, cat. 325. Photo.
1502 £250
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type C overprint type A, 5r. scarlet and emerald, fine unused. S.G. O27A, cat. 325. Photo.
1503 £320
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type D overprint type A in red 21/2a. buff, unused, slight crease, otherwise fine. S.G. O28bA, cat. 400. Photo.
1504 £650
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type D overprint type A in red 10a. bistre, fine unused. S.G. O30bA, cat. 650. Photo.
1506 £680
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type E overprint type A red 3a. chocolate, fine unused. S.G. O35aA, cat. 850. Photo.
1507 £1000
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 inscription type E overprint type B, 3a. chocolate, top stamp in red, lower stamp in black, fine unused. S.G. O35B, aB, cat. 980. Photo.
1508 £920
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 inscription type E overprint type B, 3a. chocolate, top stamp in red, lower stamp in black, fine unused. S.G. O35B, aB, cat. 980. Photo.
1509 £2300
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 inscription type E overprint type A, 4a. bright apple-green, fine unused, rare. S.G. O35bbaA, cat. 1,900. Photo.
1510 £500
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 inscription type F overprint type A in red, 1/2a. black in a fine unused sheet. S.G. O40baA, cat. 1,900. Photo.
1512 £650
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type G overprint type C in red 1/2a. black on vertically laid paper, fine unused. S.G. O41baC, cat. 650. Photo.
1513 £140
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type G overprint type A in red 1/2a. black on medium wove paper, fine unused. S.G. O42bbaA, cat. 425. Photo.
1514 £200
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type G overprint type B in red 1/2a. black on medium wove paper, fine unused. S.G. O42bbaB, cat. 425. Photo.
1515 £200
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 inscription type H overprint type B in red, 1/4a. ultramarine fine unused. S.G. O43aB, cat. 475. Photo.
1516 £700
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type H overprint type C, 1a. rosine fine unused. S.G. O45C, cat. 650. Photo.
1517 £550
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type H overprint type A in red 4a. emerald, fine unused. S.G. O46aA, cat. 850. Photo.
1518 £200
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Rouletted, Inscription type H overprint type C 4a. emerald, fine unused. S.G. O46C, cat. 650. Photo.
1519 £200
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Perf. 11, Inscription type H overprint type C in red 1/2a. black, fine mint. S.G. O48aC, cat. 325. Photo.
1520 £320
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Perf. 11, Inscription type H overprint type C 1/2a. black, fine mint. S.G. O48C, cat. 425. Photo.
1521 £260
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Perf. 11, Inscription type H overprint type A 1a. scarlet-vermilion, fine and fresh mint. S.G. O49A, cat. 375. Photo.
1522 £240
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Perf. 11, Inscription type I overprint type B 1/2a. black, vertical pair from the left of the sheet, mint, slightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. O51A, cat. 450. Photo.
1523 £320
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1915-41 Perf. 11, Inscription type I overprint type B 1/2a. black, fine mint. S.G. O51B, cat. 375. Photo.
1524 £450
Indian Feudatory States: Bundi: Officials: 1941 3p. to 1r. set, all unmounted mint from the lower left corner of the sheet, fine. S.G. O53-O59, cat. 750. Photo.
1525 | £1100
Indian Feudatory States: Soruth: A duplicated used selection, mostly on piece, with 1929 3p., 1/2a. and 1a. and Officials 1929 1/2a. to 4a., then United State of Saurashtra Officials 1938 21/4mm overprint 1a. on 2a. (8), 1a. on 3a. (15), 1a. on 4a. (5), 1a. on 8a. (manuscript cancellation), 1948 1a. on 1r. (38), some as multiples or mixed frankings, very mixed condition (100s)
1527 | £150
Iraq: A mint and used accumulation, incl. 1918-21 to 10r. on 100pi. mint, 1953 Coronation miniature sheet mint, duplication, etc. (100s)
1528 £70
Ireland: 1922 (Feb.-July) Dollard 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint, fine. S.G. 18-21. Photo.
1529 £75
Ireland: 1922 (Feb.-July) Dollard 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint, fine. S.G. 18-21. Photo.
1534 | £80
Ireland: 1922-23 ''Saorstat'' 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., fine mint. S.G. 64-66, cat. 323.
1535 | £65
Ireland: 1925-28 narrow date set, fine mint. S.G. 83-88, cat. 225.
1536 | £55
Ireland: 1925-28 narrow date set, fine mint. S.G. 83-88, cat. 225.
1537 | £60
Ireland: 1925-28 Composite settings-Wide Date: 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. fine mint. S.G. 86-88, cat. 275.
1538 | £70
Ireland: 1937 St. Patrick 2s.6d. to 10s., fine mint. S.G. 102-104.
1539 | £70
Ireland: 1937 St. Patrick 2s.6d. to 10s., fine mint. S.G. 102-104.
1541 | £220
Ireland: A mint collection from 1922 to 1996 in a stockbook, incl. 1922 Thom to 1s., 1940-68 to 10s. (2), and a very good range of issues to 1996, etc. Stated to cat. 2,000+. (100s)
1543 | £2200
Israel: 1948 to 1980, a collection in four Schaubek albums and loose contained in a carton with unmounted mint incl. 1948 Coins 3m. to 1000m. set with tabs, also another set with tabs affixed to a presentation card and a set used f.d.i. without tabs on two illustrated covers, 1948 Postage Due set with tabs, later sets apparently complete with tabs incl. 1948 New Year (also tabbed set used on plain f.d.c.), 1949 National Flag tab and plate blocks, 1949 Petah Tiqwa tab block, 1949 New Year set (mounted), 1950 Independence (also tabbed set on f.d.c), 1950 U.P.U set on presentation card signed by designer, 1950 Air sets (3, incl. tabbed blocks), 1950 Camel, also faked tabbed f.d.c., 1951 J.N.F., 1952 Menorah, range of varieties incl. 1958 Ships 30pr. marginal strip of three top stamp showing all colour on ship omitted, etc. (many 100s)
1544 | £110
Israel: A collection in an album, six cover albums, leaves and loose, incl. 1948 Coins 250m. with tab, 500m. without tab used, 1963 Hebrew Press sheet mint, range of f.d.c's, etc. (100s)
1545 £90
Italy: 1924-25 1l. brown and green with Columbia label in blue, fine used. S.G. 171s, cat. 950. Photo.
1546 | £380
Italy: A collection in 22 albums in three cartons, 1920s to 1990s mainly mint, mostly from 1940s, some blocks of four, 1961 Gronchi 250l. rose forgery on watermarked paper, a few Colonies incl. Ethiopia 1936 Annexation set, some used, also with quantities of San Marino and Vatican City mainly mint 1960s to 1990s issues incl. some blocks, f.d.c's, some duplication, etc., varied condition, most of the mint unmounted. (few 1,000s)
1548 | £200
Italian Colonies: Dodecanese Islands: 1912-21 no watermark 10c. orange for Calimno to Stampalia (less Patmos), mint, mainly fine. (12) S.G. cat. 1,795.
1551 | £480
Jamaica: 1935 Silver Jubilee, a collection mainly on covers in an album, incl. range of rates, registered mail, etc. (50 items)
1552 £160
Jamaica: 1938-52 1/2d. blue-green, an imperforate pair from the top of the sheet, on gummed watermarked paper, left stamp damaged, right stamp very fine. S.G. 121 var. Photo.
1553 £120
Jamaica: 1938-52 1s. green and purple-brown, with variety repaired chimney [R. 11/1], fine mint. S.G. 130a. Photo.
1554 | £450
Jamaica: 1938-52 5s. blue and orange perf. 13 in complete sheets of thirty (21), unmounted mint, mostly fine condition, S.G. 132a., cat. 6,300. (630 stamps)
1556 | £300
Jamaica: A K.G.VI to early Q.E.II accumulation in one carton, incl. many sets as complete unmounted sheets of 60 such as 1951 B.W.I College (6), 1953 Coronation (8) and 1954 Tercentenary (4), then other definitive and commemorative issues as large blocks incl. 1938-52 values to 1 incl. 9d. block of 51 and 3d. complete sheet, 1956-58 values to 2s. as multiples of up to 48 incl. 2s. irregular block of fourteen, also range of 1930s-70s covers, f.d.c's etc., mixed condition (1,000s)
1557 £200
Japan: 1871 Native laid paper, imperforate Dragon 200m. vermilion plate I, has hinge stain at top, otherwise fine unused. S.G. 5. Photo.
1558 £260
Japan: 1871 Native laid paper, imperforate Dragon 500m. blue-green plate II, unused, positional pin hole at top right, fine. S.G. 8a. Photo.
1559 £1600
Japan: 1913 white paper, no watermark 1y. pale green and chocolate, in a fine mint block of four, two are unmounted. A rare multiple. S.G. 166. Photo.
1560 £350
Japan: 1914-25 10y. violet, unmounted mint, minor gum bend, otherwise very fine. S.G. 183b. Photo.
1561 £520
Japan: 1916 Heir Apparent 10s. a horizontal strip of three from the foot of the sheet, each overprinted ''Mihon'' (Specimen), slightly toned, otherwise fine with full (unmounted) gum. S.G. 191s. Photo.
1562 £750
Japan: 1924-35 Empress Jingu 10y, violet perf. 13 x 131/2, in an unmounted mint block of four, a fine and rare multiple. S.G. 225a+. Photo.
1563 £180
Japan: 1924-35 Empress Jingu 10y, violet perf. 13 x 131/2, fine mint. S.G. 225a. Photo.
1564 £300
Japan: 1934 Air miniature sheet, unmounted mint, 161/2s. has thin spots, otherwise fine. S.G. MS271. Photo.
1566 £190
Japan: 1949 Postal Week 8y. in an unmounted mint sheet of five, a few gum wrinkles, fine. S.G. 556. Photo.
1567 | £920
Japan: A mint and used collection in a Minkus printed album, incl. 1899-1908 1y. carmine mint, 1921 Japanese Post set mint, 1927 U.P.U. set mint, 1929-34 Air set mint, 1936 Kwantung set mint, 1937-38 50s. and 1y. mint, National Parks sets, 1948-052 100y. mint, 1949 Postal Week 8y. mint, 1949-52 set minty, 1950-51 Air set mint, 1950 50y. miniature sheet, etc. (100s)
1568 | £700
Japan: A collection in two albums and loose, incl. 1872 1/2s. brown used, 1938 Nikko miniature sheet mint, 1949 Postal Week 8y. mint, 1950 Athletic se-tenant block of four mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
1569 | £150
Japan: An accumulation incl. 1872 perforated 1s. deep blue on thin native laid paper plate I (S.G. 19), a good mint example with usual slightly ragged perfs., 1921 Anniversary set affixed to presentation card with detached front card from the Minister of Posts in Tokio Jan. 1 1922, and a selection of stamps used in Korea and Taiwan, incl. 1899-1908 to 50s., 1914 to 1925 to 1y., some duplication, etc., varied condition, also U.S.A airmails with 1935-37 Trans-Pacific F.A.M.14, seven flown envelopes, all different stages, fine. (few 100s)
1572 | £380
Japan: W.W.II Military Mail: A collection of stationery cards, incl. mail from Burma, China, Indo China, Manchuria, Philippines, Thailand, censor marks, unused stationery, three complete packs of ten picture postcards, etc. (few 100s)
1573 £130
Japan: W.W.II Military Mail: W.W.II: Andaman Islands: 1943 (c.) yellow 'dove on helmet' stationery card to Osaka via Sasebo Post Office, small censor chop, scarce. Photo.
1574 | £110
Japan: Ryukyu Islands: A mainly mint accumulation in a stockbook, on stockcards, on leaves and packets with a range of issues in blocks, etc. (100s)
1576 £250
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1890 surcharge set of three, used, the 1a. on 2d. on piece, the 4a. on 5d. showing ''B'' over ''S'', good to fine. S.G. 1-3, cat. 800+. Photo.
1577 £150
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1890-95 1/2a. to 5r. set without 4a. grey, extra 1/2a. (2), 1a., 2a. (2), 21/2a., 3a., 4a. yellow-brown, 41/2a., 1r. carmine, used, good to fine. S.G. 4-19. Photo.
1578 £350
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1891 Mombasa Provisionals, ''1/2 Anna'' in ms. on 2a. vermilion, initialled ''A.B.'' , used from the top of the sheet with ''MOMBASA'' c.d.s., slightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. 23, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1579 £550
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa 1895 (July) ''BRITISH/EAST/AFRICA'' 1/2a. to 5r. set, used, mainly good to fine, the 1r. and 5r. are on pieces. S.G. 33-47, cat. 1,600. Photo.
1580 £400
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1895-96 ''British/East/Africa'' 1/2a. to 5r. set with extra 6a. (with inverted ''s'') and 8a., mainly fine used. S.G. 49-63, cat. 1,050. Photo.
1582 £450
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1897-1903 1r. to 5r. used, mainly fine. S.G. 92-96, cat. 1,450. Photo.
1583 | £700
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: Postal Stationery: A mostly used collection in an album, incl. postcards with 1895 1/2a. (2), 1a., registered envelopes with 1896 2a., wrappers, East Africa, etc. (61 items)
1584 £350
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa & Uganda Protectorates: 1903-04 1c. to 5r. used, good to fine. S.G. 1-13, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1585 £230
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa & Uganda Protectorates: 1904-07 1/2a. to 5r. set with extra 1/2a. (2), 21/2a., 4a. and 5r., mainly good to fine. S.G. 17-30, cat. 783. Photo.
1586 £240
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa & Uganda Protectorates: 1912-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1c. to 10r. set with extra 3c., 10c., 25c. (4), 75c. (4) and 1r. (2), used, mainly good to fine. S.G. 44-58. Photo.
1587 | £110
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10s. bright blue, (2, one variety watermark Crown to right of CA), 1 and 5, good to fine with fiscal cancellations. S.G. 94, w, 95, 99.
1589 £200
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1935-37 1c. to 1 set with extra 5c. type II one is perf. 13 x 12, 1s. perf. 13 x 12, used, mainly good to fine. S.G. 110-123, cat. 837. Photo.
1591 | £1350
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1935 Silver Jubilee, a collection mainly on covers in an album and folder, incl. range of rates, registered mail, flown covers, etc. (111 items)
1592 | £95
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1938-54 1c. perf. 131/4 x 133/4 pair from the top right corner of the sheet, both with re-entries, block of 14 from the lower right corner of the sheet, one with damaged value tablet and one with 'tadpole' flaw, block of six from the top of the sheet, one with 'break in bird's breast', mainly fine unmounted mint.
1595 | £1500
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: A mainly used collection in an album, incl. 1894 5a. on 8a. and 71/2a. on 1r., 1895 21/2a. on 41/2a., 1895-96 5r. (2), 1896-1901 set, 1897 (Jan.) set, 1897 surcharged set, 1921-22 3r., 1922-27 to 1., 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. with line through ''O'', 1938-54 to 1 (3), also 50c. with rope not joined to sail, etc., varied condition. (100s)
1597 | £190
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1922-27 to 1 mint, 1935-37 to 5s. mint, etc., varied condition. (199)
1598 £80
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Booklets: 1938 3s.40 black on pink, stapled at right, a few minor adhesions from interleaving, otherwise fine. S.G. SB3, cat. 275.
1599 | £380
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Postal Stationery: A mostly used K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. postcards, envelopes, registered envelopes, etc. (82 items)
1600 | £95
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Literature: An accumulation in two cartons, incl. ''The Postal History of Kenya'', ''Postal History of Uganda and Zanzibar'' by Proud, good range of East Africa Study Circle publications, articles, auction catalogues, etc.
1601 | £2500
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Cancellations and Covers: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in six albums, incl. Escarpment, Juja on 1914 p.p.c. to Sweden, Lamu, Magadi Junction, Nakuru Junction, Nakuru Showground, Naro Maru, Ngong, T.P.O. no 1. on 6c. pair, postal stationery, registered mail, etc. (100s)
1602 | £200
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Cancellations: An interesting duplicated used K.G.V accumulation on small pieces, most have been cut around the cancellation rather than the stamp, majority are Kenya and Uganda 1922-27 issue with values to 1s., with a range of cancellation types and places, mainly early 1930s. (many 100s)
1603 | £450
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Cancellations and Covers: Military Mail: A collection of mainly covers and a few stamps in two albums, incl. A.P.O's, F.P.O's censor cachets, P.O.W. mail ,etc. (219 covers, 26 stamps)
1604 | £100
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Cancellations and Covers: Mombasa: A collection on covers, cards, pieces and stamps in an album, incl. 1934 (Jan. 16) envelope to Nairobi bearing 20c. tied by fine ''MOMBASA EXHIBITION'' datestamp, Kilindini, registered, slogans, etc. (few 100s)
1605 | £350
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Cancellations and Covers: Nairobi: A collection on covers, cards, pieces and stamps in three albums, incl. 1905 envelope, registered from Nairobi to London, bearing 1904-07 1a. (2) and 3a., 1940 OHMS envelope to Scotland bearing double circular ''NAIROBI/FOREIGN M.O. EXCHANGE'' datestamp, registered mail, Sub P.O's with Dagoritti Corner, Victoria Street, Slogans with 1923 envelope with British Empire Exhibition, etc. (100s)
1606 | £320
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Cancellations and Covers: Travelling Post Offices: A collection on covers, cards, pieces and stamps in an album, incl. a few German cancellations, Daressalam-Kigoma, Kilimanjaro T.P.O., Tabora-Kigoma, Tabora-Mwanza, registered mail, etc. (152 items)
1607 | £160
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Cancellations and Covers: World Wars I and II: A collection of Civil Censorship in an album, incl. mainly covers with ''OPENED BY CENSOR UNDER MARTIAL LAW'' labels (3, one is a front only), good range of censor tapes and cachets, etc. (47 items)
1608 £2500
Kuwait: 1955-57 Surcharges, Type II set, all in unmounted mint complete sheets (4 x 10), fine and extremely rare multiples. S.G. 107a-109a, cat. 14,000 as singles. Photo.
1610 | £120
Kuwait: A mainly mint selection, incl. 1939 set, 1945 set, 1948-49 set, etc. (56)
1612 £100
Leeward Islands: 1938-51 10s. bluish green and deep red on light green and 1 purple and black on carmine, both showing HPF 2a, fine mint. S.G. 113 var, 114a. Photo.
1614 | £320
Leeward Islands: A mint selection on leaves, incl. 1921-32 set, 1938-51 set with extra values, perf. 14 1 (4), etc., varied condition. (96)
1615 | £600
Leeward Islands: A manly used selection on leaves, incl. 1890 set, 1902 to 2s.6d., 1907-11 to 5s., 1912-22 to 5s. (2), etc., varied condition. (184)
1616 | £350
Liberia: A collection in an album and a stockbinder, mint and used from 1860 first issues to 1950s, incl. airmails, varieties, double overprints, postage dues, officials, postal stationery from 1881 incl. 1893 issue perforated ''SPECIMEN'', registration stamps, etc. (few 100s)
1617 | £1100
Liechtenstein: A 1912 to 1979 chiefly mint collection in a Lighthouse album, largely complete, incl. 1912-16 set mint and used, then 1921 St. Mamertus Chapel, 1924-27 Views, 1925 Birthday, 1928 Flood sets mint, 1932 Youth Charities, 1928 Accession of Prince John II, 1930 Air, 1931 Air, 1933 Mt. Naafkopf and 1933 Birthday sets mint, also 1934 Vaduz Philatelic Exhibition miniature sheet mint, mostly fine (100s)
1618 | £420
Liechtenstein: Covers: A collection in a binder, from 1920s to 1970s, incl. 1927 87th Birthday set on cover, 1928 Flood 10r.+10r., 20r.+20r. and 30r.+30r on cover, 1930 1f. claret air stamp on first flight cover (Aug. 31) from Vaduz to St Gallen, 1930 Air 15r. to 1f. set on cover, 1935 (Jul. 1) first flight cover bearing 1935 60r. on 1f. and ''Erster Postflug/Vaduz-Altenrhein-Innsbruck/1.Juli 1935'' cachet in red, etc., mostly fine. (approx. 120 items)
1620 | £500
Malaya and States: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. Malacca 1949-52 set mint, Negri Sembilan 1895-99 to 25c. mint, 1935-41 set mint, 1949-55 set mint, Penang 1949-52 set mint, Perlis 1951-55 set mint, Singapore 1948-52 perf. 14 set, perf. 171/2 x 18 to $5 mint, 1948 Silver Wedding sets mint and used, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1621 | £350
Malaya and States: A mint and used collection, incl. Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Negri Sembilan 1949-55 set mint, Selangor 1895-99 $5 mint, 1949-55 to $5 mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1622 | £230
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1867-72 Watermark Crown CC 2c. brown, 6c. dull lilac and 8c. orange-yellow, all with inverted watermarks, fine used, S.G. 11w, 13w, 14w.
1623 £190
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1867-72 32c. used on 1870 (Apr. 9) E.L. from Singapore to Saddleworth, Manchester backstamp, fine and scarce. S.G. 18. Photo.
1624 £260
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1c. green with watermark inverted, block of four, used, some light creasing, scarce multiple. S.G. 193bw, cat. 2,000+. Photo.
1625 | £60
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $25 purple and blue on blue, Federated Malay States 1904-22 MCA $1 and $25, 1922-34 $2 green and carmine, fiscally used, good to fine.
1627 | £980
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1935 Silver Jubilee, a collection mainly on covers in an album, incl. range of rates, registered mail, flown covers, also set in unmounted mint blocks of six, etc. (63 items)
1628 | £820
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1867 11/2c. on 1/2a., 2c. on 1a, unused, 4c. on 1a. used, 24a. on 8a. used, 32a. on 2a. used, 1867-72 to 96c. used, 1883-91 to 96c. mint, 1892-99 $5 used (fair), 1902-03 to $2 mint, 1904-10 to $1 mint, 1906-07 set mint, 1906-12 to $5 mint, 1912-23 to $5 mint, 1921-33 to $5 mint, 1936-37 set mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1629 | £320
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: A collection, incl. 1867 11/2c. on 1/2a. unused, 2c. on 1a., 3c. on 1a., 4c. on 1a. 6c. on 2a., 24c. on 8a., 32c. on 2a. used, 1867-72 to 96c. used, 1883-91 to 96c. (2) used, 1902-03 to $2 mint, 1912-23 $5 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1633 | £350
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1900 overprinted on Negri Sembilan to 20c. and on Perak to $1 mint, 1900-01 set with a few extra shades mint, 1904-22 to $5 mint, Postage Dues, etc., varied condition. (248)
1634 | £450
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: A mint and used collection, incl. 1900-01 to 50c. used (3), 1904-22 to $2 mint, 1922-34 to $5 (both) mint, etc., varied condition. (249)
1635 £65
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: Cinderellas, 1916 War Charity labels, in green, brown, red and reddish purple in pairs, cancelled on pieces by Klang c.d.s's. one red label damaged, otherwise fine. Photo.
1637 | £800
Malayan States: Johore: A mint and used collection on leaves, 1891-94 set mint, 1896 Coronation sets (both), 1896-99 to $4 mint, 1904 surcharged set mint, 1904-10 to $4 mint, 1910-19 set mint, 1918-20 to $4 mint, 1922-41 to $5 mint also $10 mint (thinned), 1949-55 set mint, 1948 Silver Wedding sets mint and used, 1938 Postage Due set mint, etc., mixed condition. (317)
1638 | £400
Malayan States: Kedah: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1912 to $5 (less $3) mint, 1919 50c. on $2 and $1 on $3 mint, 1937 10c. to $5 set mint and used (doubtful cancellations), 1950-55 set mint, etc., varied condition. (188)
1639 | £350
Malayan States: Kelantan: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1911-15 set mint and used, 1921-28 set mint and used to $1 (less 30c.), 1928-35 $1 perf. 14 mint and used, 1937-40 to $1 mint, 1951-55 set with extra $5 mint, etc., varied condition. (157)
1640 | £250
Malayan States: Pahang: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1898 50c. green and black mint, 1950-56 set to $5 (2), etc., varied condition. (134)
1642 | £350
Malayan States: Perak: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1895-99 25c. and 50c. green and black mint, 1938-41 to $2 mint, 1950-56 set mint, etc., varied condition. (234)
1643 £90
Malayan States: Selangor: 1895-99 3c. to $5 set, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum, most have gum wrinkles. S.G. 54s-62s, cat. 475. Photo.
1644 | £270
Malayan States: Selangor: A mint and used collection on leaves, 1881-82 2c. brown type 3 mint, 1895-99 to $1 mint, 1935-41 set mint, 1941 $1 and $2 mint, 1949-55 set mint, etc., varied condition. (168)
1645 | £230
Malayan States: Trengganu: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1921-41 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $1 to $5 mint, watermark Script to $3 mint, 1949-55 set mint, etc., varied condition. (150)
1646 £230
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: Kedah: 1942-43 overprinted type 3 or 4, 1c to $5 set, mainly fine mint. S.G. J1-J15, cat 600. Photo
1647 | £280
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: Kelantan: 1942 overprinted with Sunagawa seal in red, type 5, 8c. on 5c. used, 12c. on 8c., 40c. on 2c., $2 on 5c., $5 on 6c. mint, 2c. on 40c. unused with black marks at top, type 6 seal 8c. on 5c., remainders with type 6 seal 10c. on 6c. and 12c. on 8c., without seal 1c. on 5c., 2c. on 40c., 8c. on 5c., 10c. on 6c., 30c. on 4c. to $5 on 6c, also 8c. on 5c. fiscally used, varied condition.
1648 | £140
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: Malacca: 1942 (Apr.) The Malacca Seal 2c. orange mint block of four, 10c. and 15c. singles, mint, also forgeries with 3c. block of four and 12c. pair, fine.
1649 | £130
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: Penang 1942 (Mar. 30) Straits Settlements stamps, overprinted with Okugawa seal in red, 1c. to 15c., Itchiburi seal in red on 8c., Dai Nippon overprint on Straits Settlements 1c. to $2 (less 2c.), mint, mainly fine. J56-J63, J73, J77, J79-JJ88.
1650 | £650
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: 1942 a collection of single frame chops, incl. 1942 (Sept.) Trengganu Postage due set with extra 4c. with brown chop, General Issues, on Straits Settlements $1 to $5 mint, also double line chop set mint, etc. (81)
1651 | £380
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: 1942-44 a mainly mint collection of Kanji overprints on leaves, incl. overprinted on Trengganu values to 35c., overprinted on Selangor $5 (2, one with upward shift of overprint), overprinted on Perak, unissued 2c., 3c. and 8c., etc., varied condition. (125)
1652 | £130
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: 1943-44 a selection on leaves, incl. 1944 Red Cross set of seven mint, also Straits Settlements 50c. on 50c., Johore 50c. on 50c. and $1.50 on $2, Selangor $1.50 on $2 used on cover, sheets and blocks, etc. (295)
1653 | £580
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: A used collection of Japanese Occupation in an album and on leaves used in the Federated Malay States, incl. Malacca, Penang, Singapore, range of covers, etc. (412 stamps, 85 covers)
1655 | £250
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: 1942 Dai Nippon overprints, a mainly mint collection, incl. overprinted on Pahang 1c. to 30c. set, Perak $5, 8c. block (4 x 7) all with inverted overprint, etc., varied condition. (124)
1656 | £290
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: A used collection of Japanese Occupation on leaves used in the Unfederated Malay States, incl. Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, etc. (79 stamps, 10 covers)
1657 | £290
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: A selection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. incoming mail from Japan, postal stationery with registered envelopes, range of bogus covers, etc. (23 items)
1658 | £420
Malaysia: Japanese Occupation: Revenues: A collection in an album, incl. Johore 1942 6c. on 8c. in a mint block (5 x 5), Kedah 1942 25c. and 50c. in mint blocks of four, $1 in a mint block (6 x 5), Kelantan 1942 10c. on 6c., 25c. on 10c., 50c. on 1c., receipts, etc. (210)
1660 £380
Malta: 1779 letter written in Latin, sent from the Grand Master Emmanuel de Rohan and bearing a fine wafer seal of the Grand Master, fine. Photo.
1661 | £100
Malta: Disinfected mail, 1795, 1798, two entire letters to Malta, without postal markings, each with disinfection slit and signs of fumigation.
1662 £200
Malta: 1810 (Dec. 27) printed letter headed ''WARRANT/TO THOMAS FYERS Esq. Deputy Pay-Master General/BY Lieutenant GENERAL HILDEBRAND OAKES, Commanding His MAJESTY's Forces in the Islands of MALTA and GOZO'', regarding payment to a Soldier in the Royal Malta Infantry. Photo.
1663 £120
Malta: 1837 (Nov. 15) entire to Marseilles, bearing fine straight line ''MALTA POST OFFICE'', boxed ''PAYS D'OUTREMER'', overstruck by Marseilles receiving mark. Photo.
1664 £110
Malta: Military mail, 1842 (Sept. 19) large part cover to London, endorsed ''From No 451 Daniel McNamara, Corporal, 88th Regiment'' and countersigned by the commanding officer, bearing ''MALTA/PAID'' datestamp (MPC-1a) and London receiving mark. Photo.
1668 £1050
Malta: 1860-63 1/2d. imperforate plate proof on blued paper, a block of twelve from the foot of the pane showing plate number ''1'', all overprinted ''CANCELLED'' (Samuel type D7), fine and attractive. Photo.
1670 £260
Malta: 1860-63 no watermark 1/2d. buff on blued paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D2), without gum, otherwise fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 1s. Photo.
1672 £95
Malta: 1860-63 no watermark 1/2d. buff on white paper, fine used. S.G. 3, cat. 400. Photo.
1674 £450
Malta: 1860-63 no watermark 1/2d. Sperati forgery, unused, also a photographic 'proof', both handstamped ''SPERATI REPRODUCTION'' on reverse. Photo.
1675 £95
Malta: 1863-81 Watermark Crown CC, perf. 14 1/2d. orange-brown, ninth printing, two used dated examples, one Aug. 26 1867, other Jan. 11 1869, fine. S.G. 6. Photo.
1680 £320
Malta: 1882-84 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. orange-yellow in a mint block of six showing double perforations vertically at top, some perfs. reinforced, one with gum disturbance, otherwise fine. S.G. 18 var. Photo.
1681 £1100
Malta: 1882-84 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. orange-yellow, complete upper and lower panes of 120 (12 x 10), stamps are unmounted mint, mostly fine. S.G. 18, cat. 2,640+. Photo.
1682 £680
Malta: Queen Victoria head die proof in oval with uncleared surround, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) dated ''3 MAY 83'' and endorsed ''AFTER HARDENING'', this style first used for Malta in 1860. Photo.
1683 | £300
Malta: 1885-90, a mint selection on leaves, incl. 1d. rose horizontal pair and three singles, 21/2d. shades (9), 4d. brown in a block (6 x 2) from the foot of the pane with plate number, 1s. violet (3) and 1s. pale violet, varied condition. (105)
1684 £320
Malta: 1885-90 1/2d. (2), 1d. carmine (2), 2d. (2), 21/2d. (3), 4d. (2) and 1s. pale violet, all in mint plate blocks of four, a few tone spots, otherwise mainly fine. S.G.20-29, cat. 1,120+. Photo.
1685 £210
Malta: 1885-90 21/2d. two plate blocks of four and block of six, all with red tick at top right.this added by the P.M.G. to stop speculation in the ''PNNEY'' error, a few tone spots but mainly fine. Photo.
1686 £3500
Malta: 1885-90 4d. brown variety imperforate, horizontal pair, fine used and lightly cancelled. Rare. S.G. 27a, cat. 6,000. Photo.
1687 £3500
Malta: 1885-90 4d. brown variety imperforate, horizontal pair with 1d., and 2d. used together on 1d. stationery piece, stamps cancelled by ''MALTA'' in bars, rare. 27a, cat. 6,000+. Photo.
1688 £190
Malta: 1885-90 1s. pale violet in a mint block of nine, a few perfs. reinforced, otherwise fine. S.G. 29. Photo.
1689 £350
Malta: 1886 5s. rose, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with part original gum. S.G. 30s, cat. 800. Photo.
1691 | £110
Malta: 1886 5s. rose and 1899-1901 2s.6d. (2) and 10s. (2, one unmounted), good to fine.
1692 | £50
Malta: 1886 5s. rose, 1899-1901 2s.6d. and 10s., 1904-14 5s., used, good to fine.
1693 £120
Malta: 1899-1901 1/4d. to 10s. set, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 31s-35s, cat. 275. Photo.
1697 | £110
Malta: 1902 ''One/Penny'' on 21/2d. bright blue, in complete sheet (2 panes, 12 x 10), unmounted mint, mainly fine, [R. 9/2] showing ''Pnney''. S.G. 36, a, cat. 151+.
1698 | £100
Malta: 1902 ''One/Penny'' on 21/2d, the variety ''Pnney'', seven mint examples, also 1902-14 set with additional 5d., mint, mainly fine.
1699 £350
Malta: 1903-04 Watermark Crown CA: 1/2d. to 1s. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' with gum, also a set further handstamped ''ULTRAMAR'' by the Portuguese Post Office, without gum, varied condition. Photo.
1700 £180
Malta: 1903-04 Watermark Crown CA: 1/2d. to 1s. set in mint corner plate blocks of four, some minor marginal toning otherwise fine, at least two sets unmounted, mainly fine. S.G. 38-44, cat. 520+. Photo.
1701 £260
Malta: 1904-14 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 5s. set of ten overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 45as-63s cat. 500. Photo.
1702 £270
Malta: 1904-14 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 5s. set of ten overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine and fresh with full gum. S.G. 45as-63s cat. 500. Photo.
1703 £520
Malta: 1904-14 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 5s. set in mint blocks of four, the K.E.VII values are in plate blocks, mainly good to fine. S.G. 45-63, cat. 1,100+. Photo.
1704 | £100
Malta: 1904-14 Watermark Mult. Crown CA: 1/4d. red-brown block (5 x 6), 41/2d. orange block (6 x 7), 5d. pale sage-green block (3 x 3), also 1914-21 4d. black block (3 x 3), most are unmounted, mainly fine.
1705 £650
Malta: 1914-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 5s. set with additional 1/2d. (2), 1d., 3s. and 2s., all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine and fresh with full gum. S.G. 69s-88s. Photo.
1706 £170
Malta: 1914-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 5s., overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 69s-88s (less 87), cat. 550. Photo.
1707 £130
Malta: 1914-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 5s. set with additional 1/4d., 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 3d., 4d., 6d. (2), 1s.(4) and 2s.6d., mainly fine mint. S.G. 69-88. Photo.
1708 | £50
Malta: 1914-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 5s. set mint, mainly fine. S.G. 69-88, cat. 250.
1710 £60
Malta: 1914-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/4d. to 5s. set with additional 2d., 3d., 6d. and 1s., mainly fine used. S.G. 69-88, cat. 392. Photo.
1711 | £100
Malta: 1914-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s. (both shades), 2s.6d. (both shades) and 5s., mint, fine. S.G. 86, g, 87, a, 88, cat. 395.
1712 £450
Malta: 1919 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10s. black overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', very light overall gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 96 S, cat. 950. Photo.
1713 £160
Malta: 1919 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10s. black overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in red, light toning, slight crease and without gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 96s, cat. 950. Photo.
1714 £1400
Malta: 1919 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10s. black, mint, slightly toned gum, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 96, cat. 3,250. Photo.
1715 £880
Malta: 1919 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10s. black, mint, slightly toned and sweated gum, trace of staining, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 96, cat. 3,250. Photo.
1716 £260
Malta: 1921-22 Proofs and Specimens, 2d. perforated colour trial in red, on unwatermarked paper, mounted on grey card with ''A 116'' below, fine. Photo.
1717 £220
Malta: 1921-22 Proofs and Specimens, 2d. imperforate colour trials in blue, two overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', on gummed and ungummed, unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo.
1718 £650
Malta: 1921-22 Proofs and Specimens, 1/4d. to 10s. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 97-104, cat. 475. Photo.
1719 £130
Malta: 1921-22 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1/4d. to 10s. set, mainly fine mint. S.G. 97-104, cat. 450. Photo.
1720 £300
Malta: 1921-22 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10s. black, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 104, cat. 350+. Photo.
1721 £230
Malta: 1922 ''SELF-GOVERNMENT'' overprint, Watermark Crown CC 10s., Watermark Mult. Crown CA and Watermark Mult. Script CA sets, all mint, mainly fine. S.G. 105-121, cat. 775. Photo.
1722 £110
Malta: 1922 ''SELF-GOVERNMENT'' overprint, Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s. purple and blue on blue, used, a few slight creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 111, cat. 500. Photo.
1723 | £120
Malta: 1922 ''SELF-GOVERNMENT'' overprint, Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5s. green and red on yellow from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate number, watermark Mult. Script 10s. black from the top of the sheet, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 113, 121, cat. 200+.
1724 £400
Malta: 1922 ''One/Farthing'' on 2d. grey, in a mint block of thirty (6 x 5), one showing dot to ''i'' of ''Farthing'' omitted [R. 4/4], variety is unmounted, fine. S.G. 122, a, cat. 325+. Photo.
1725 £450
Malta: 1922-26 Melita Issue, Proofs and Specimens, 1/2d. imperforate colour trial in brown and blue, block of four on unwatermarked paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Type DS 1), fine. Photo.
1726 £380
Malta: 1922-26 Melita Issue, Proofs and Specimens, 1/2d. imperforate colour trial in blue and chestnut, horizontal pair on unwatermarked paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Type DS 1), fine. Photo.
1727 £650
Malta: 1922-26 Melita Issue, Proofs and Specimens, 1/2d. perforated colour trial in carmine and blue, block of four from the right of the sheet, on gummed unwatermarked paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Type DS 1), fine. Photo.
1728 £700
Malta: 1922-26 Melita Issue, Proofs and Specimens, 1/2d. perforated colour trial in brown and magenta, block of four, on gummed unwatermarked paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Type DS 1), fine. Photo.
1729 £170
Malta: 1922-26 Melita Issue, Proofs and Specimens, 1/4d. to 1, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 123s-139s, cat. 550. Photo.
1730 £240
Malta: 1922-26 Melita Issue, Proofs and Specimens, 1/4d. to 1, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 123s-139s, cat. 550. Photo.
1731 £80
Malta: 1922-26 1 black and bright carmine watermark upright, fine used. S.G. 140, cat. 325. Photo.
1732 | £80
Malta: 1926 ''POSTAGE'' overprint, 1/4d. to 10s. set, used, mainly fine. S.G. 143-156, cat. 300.
1733 £300
Malta: 1926 ''POSTAGE'' overprint, 3d. black on yellow with variety overprint inverted, in a mint block of four from the left of the sheet with initials on gum, lower pair unmounted, faint traces of toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 149a, cat. 680+. Photo.
1734 £320
Malta: 1926 ''POSTAGE'' overprint, 3d. black on yellow with variety overprint inverted, used on piece, fine and scarce. B.P.A. certificate (1939). S.G. 149a, cat. 500. Photo.
1735 £160
Malta: 1926-27 1/4d. to 10s. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine, most with with gum. S.G. 157s-172s, cat. 400. Photo.
1736 £170
Malta: 1928 ''POSTAGE/AND/REVENUE'' overprint, 1/4d. to 10s. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. (19) S.G. 174s-92s, cat. 400.
1737 £2200
Malta: 1928 ''POSTAGE/AND/REVENUE'' overprint, 1s. black, in an unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet, variety imperforate between stamps and margin. Very rare, only ten examples recorded. S.G. 186 var. Photo.
1738 £230
Malta: 1930 1/4d. to 10s. set of seventeen perforated ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type W8), mainly fine with gum. S.G. 193s-209s, cat. 400. Photo.
1739 £190
Malta: 1930 1/4d. to 10s. set of seventeen perforated ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type W8), mainly fine with gum. S.G. 193s-209s, cat. 400. Photo.
1740 £110
Malta: 1930 1/4d. to 10s. set, used, mainly fine. S.G. 193-209, cat. 425. Photo.
1741 £320
Malta: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1/2d. to 1s. set in mint blocks of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, one of each showing extra flagstaff [R. 9/1], lower pairs are unmounted, fine. S.G. 210a-213a, cat. 857+. Photo.
1742 £350
Malta: 1938-43 1/4d. to 10s. set, all perforated ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum, scarce. S.G. 217s-231s, cat. 650. Photo.
1743 £320
Malta: 1938-43 1/4d. to 10s. set, all perforated ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum, scarce. S.G. 217s-231s, cat. 650. Photo.
1744 | £140
Malta: 1960 St. Paul set, all perforated ''SPECIMEN'', mounted in Harrison & Sons folder, unusual. S.G. 295-300.
1745 | £140
Malta: 1960 St. Paul set, all perforated ''SPECIMEN'', mounted in Harrison & Sons folder, unusual. S.G. 295-300.
1746 £350
Malta: 1960 Stamp Centenary 3d. unmounted mint horizontal pair, one showing 1/2d. with blank corner, a few minor tone spots, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 302a, cat. 475. Photo.
1747 £130
Malta: 1965-70 2d. variety imperforate, unmounted mint horizontal pair, fine. S.G. 333b, cat. 275. Photo.
1748 £190
Malta: 1965-70 3d. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 335e, cat. 300. Photo.
1749 £160
Malta: 1965-70 1s.3d. vertical pair from the foot of the sheet, variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 341c, cat. 400. Photo.
1750 £200
Malta: 1965-70 1s.3d. horizontal pair, variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 341c, cat. 400. Photo.
1751 £190
Malta: 1965-70 1s.6d., variety black (head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 342a, cat. 375. Photo.
1752 £190
Malta: 1965-70 1s.6d., variety black (head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 342a, cat. 375. Photo.
1753 £580
Malta: 1966 Churchilll 1s. variety imperforate and gold printing omitted, fine unmounted mint from the top of the sheet, rare and unlisted. S.G. 364a, var. Photo.
1754 £190
Malta: 1972 ''1c3'' on 5d. in a complete unmounted mint complete sheet (10 x 6), top right stamp showing unusual and unrecorded variety of a complete surcharge off-set on gum. S.G. 475 var. Photo.
1755 £720
Malta: 1973-76 10m. in an unmounted mint vertical strip of three from the foot of the sheet, showing variety imperforate between stamp and margin, fine. Stated only six examples recorded. S.G. 497 var. Photo.
1758 | £1900
Malta: A mainly mint comprehensive collection in two KA BE albums, incl. 1885-90 1/2d. and 21/2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', set in blocks of four, 1899-1901 set, 1902 1d. on 21/2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (2), 1903-04 set, 1904-14 set, 1917-18 War Tax overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1921-22 2d. imperforate proof in blue, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1922-26 set with both 1 values, 1926 set with 3d. showing inverted overprint, 1926-27 1/4d. imperforate plate proof pair in black, 1928 set, set and set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (5s. is postally used), 1930 set (less 41/2d.) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1930 set, 1935 Silver Jubilee set and 1937 Coronation set both perforated ''SPECIMEN'', 1956-58 set, 1965-67 1/2d. with face value omitted, 4d. with black omitted, 1972 3c. on 8c. with surcharge inverted, etc. (100s)
1759 | £380
Malta: A K.E.VII to K.G.V selection of ''SPECIMEN'' overprints, incl. 1903-04 set, 1904-14 2d. and 5s. in horizontal strips of three (no gum), 1917-18 War Tax 1/2d. and 3d., 1921-22 2s., 10s., 1935 Silver Jubilee set, etc., varied condition. (58)
1760 | £320
Malta: An unmounted mint K.G.V collection, incl., 1922-26 set, 1926 sets, 1926-27 set, 1928 set, 1930 set, etc., varied condition. (94)
1761 | £210
Malta: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1904-14 set mint, 1922-26 to 1 mint, 1926-27 set mint, 1930 set mint, etc., varied condition. (168)
1765 £100
Malta: Postage Dues: 1925 (July) 1/2d. to 1s.6d. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', faintly toned, mainly fine with gum. S.G. D11s-D20s, cat. 275. Photo.
1766 | £50
Malta: Postage Dues: 1925 (July) 1/2d. (24), 1d. (4), 2d. (4), 21/2d. (4), 6d. (12), 1s. (12), 1s.6d. (4), 1968-70 perf. 121/2 comb 1/2d. (12), 1d. (12), 11/2d. (12), 2d. (18), 21/2d. (8), 4d. (12), 1s. (4), 1s.6d. (8), all in unmounted mint blocks of four mostly plate or corner blocks, mainly fine. Cat. 315.
1767 | £280
Malta: Postage Dues: 1967-70 line perf. 12 set in unmounted mint blocks (12 x 2) from the foot of the sheet with imprint and plate numbers, mainly fine. S.G. D28-D31, cat. 1,320.
1768 £680
Malta: Revenues: 1918 1d. artist's handpainted essay, superbly executed in red and Chinese white on tracing paper, mounted on card (88 x 114mm), dated ''March 20th 1918'' with manuscript ''Approved/initials 25/3/18'', also proof on wove paper, fine and extremely attractive. Photo.
1769 £450
Malta: Revenues: 1932 2d. artist's hand-drawn essay in pencil on thick paper (87 x 78mm) endorsed ''Reqn 7653/Malta'', also proof in red on thin card (64 x 63mm) dated ''11.4.32'' and endorsed ''Appd initials 12/4/32'', rare. Photo.
1770 £70
Mauritius: 1838 (Feb. 9) entire letter from London to Port Louis, marked ''Branken Moor'' and showing, on reverse across join, fine ''MAURITIUS/POST OFFICE'' double-ring c.d.s. (Type PS6) in red, no other postal markings. An early date of use. Photo.
1771 £540
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 (in vermilion on the first sheet, blue on the second), fine. Photo.
1772 £1150
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Earliest impression 1d. orange-vermilion [Pos. 11], four close to good margins just touched in places, cancelled by oval of bars, Philipp Kosack mark on reverse, some slight thinnings. A very presentable example of the rare earliest impression. Holcombe certificate (1996) S.G. 3, cat. 18,000. Photo.
1773 £1000
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Earliest impression 1d. orange-vermilion [Pos. 12], margins on two sides, neatly cancelled by oval of bars, Philipp Kosack mark on reverse, fault at top but an attractive example of this rare stamp. Holcombe certificate (1996) S.G. 3, cat. 18,000. Photo.
1774 £1050
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Earliest impression 1d. orange-vermilion [Pos. 7], part margin only at foot, Philipp Kosack mark on reverse. A rare stamp. Holcombe opinion (1996) S.G. 3, cat. 18,000. Photo.
1775 £3000
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Early impression 1d. vermilion horizontal pair [Pos. 10-11] on 1853 wrapper locally addressed (part of address excised and wrapper repaired), the pair just cut into at foot, good to very large margins other sides, pen cancelled apparently to prevent theft and with individual target cancellations, tied by pen cancellation ink at top and with ''(crown)/MAURITIUS/DE 19/1853/GPO'' datestamp alongside, framed ''INLAND'' below. Philipp Kosack handstamp. Holcombe certificate (1996) S.G. 3. Very rare, there being just seven recorded covers bearing the Early Impression 1d. and none with the Earliest. Photo.
1776 £620
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Early impression 1d. vermilion [Pos. 7], touched at left, cut into at top, good to very large margins other sides, light target cancellation, very slight thinning and pressed bend but fresh, Julius Schlesinger mark on reverse. Holcombe opinion (1996) S.G. 6, cat. 7,500. Photo.
1777 £420
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Early impression 1d. vermilion [Pos. 2], touched or cut into, target cancellations, Philipp Kosack mark on reverse, thinned but fresh. Holcombe opinion (1996) S.G. 6, cat. 7,500. Photo.
1779 £1500
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Early Impression 1d. orange-vermilion [6] with close to large margins, neatly cancelled double circle ''14'' of Rivire du Rempart, faint crease at foot, otherwise fine. S.G. 7, cat. 6,000. B.P.A. certificate (1960). Photo.
1780 £680
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Early impression 1d. orange-vermilion [Pos. 3], close to good margins, indistinct double circle cancellation, Philipp Kosack mark on reverse, slight thinnings on reverse nevertheless a most desirable example. Holcombe certificate (1996) S.G. 7, cat. 7,000. Photo.
1781 £500
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Early impression 1d. orange-vermilion [Pos. 6], close to good margins, target cancellation, Philipp Kosack and Dr. B marks on reverse, slight imperfections. Holcombe opinion (1996) S.G. 7, cat. 7,000. Photo.
1782 £750
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Early impression (very early stage) 2d. blue [Pos. 10], attractive used example with indistinct cancellation framing head, touched at left, very large margins other sides, tiny pinhole and upper right corner crease, Philipp Kosack and H.G. & Co. marks on reverse. Holcombe certificate (1996) S.G. 8, cat. 8,000. Photo.
1783 £520
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Early impression 2d. deep blue [Pos. 10], cancelled by oval of bars and with clear to good margins on two sides, some small faults but a presentable example, Philipp Kosack mark on reverse. Holcombe certificate (1996) S.G. 9, cat. 8,500. Photo.
1784 £420
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Intermediate impression (early stage) 1d. dull vermilion [Pos. 1], attractive example with close to good margins, light target cancellation, tiny pinhole barely detracts, Philipp Kosack mark on reverse. Holcombe opinion (undated) S.G. 11, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1785 £450
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Intermediate impression 2d. blue [Pos. 11], cancelled ''1'' (Mahbourg), close to good margins just touched in upper left corner, horizontal crease nevertheless attractive, Philipp Kosack mark on reverse. Holcombe opinion (1996) S.G. 14, cat. 3,250. Photo.
1786 £1500
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Intermediate impression 2d. blue [Pos. 7] ''PENOE'' variety with large to extremely margins, cancelled ''1'' (Mahbourg). Phil. Fed. of S. Africa certificate (1984) S.G. 14a, cat. 7,500. Photo.
1787 £130
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Worn impression (early stage) 1d. red on greyish paper [Pos. 10], fresh example with target cancellation, touched at lower left corner, good to very large margins other sides, tiny thin at top, Philipp Kosack and Waldemar Herrmann marks on reverse. Holcombe opinion (1996) S.G. 16, cat. 900. Photo.
1788 £140
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Worn impression 1d. red-brown [Pos. 11], large to very large margins, target cancellation, pressed vertical crease barely detracts. B.P.A. certificate (1987) S.G. 17, cat. 900. Photo.
1789 £130
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Worn impression (early stage) 1d. red on bluish paper [Pos. 10], a very presentable example cancelled ''16'' (Eastern Suburb), touched at right, good to extremely large margins others sides, pressed horizontal crease and slight stains, Philipp Kosack mark and Holcombe notes on reverse. S.G. 18, cat. 850. Photo.
1790 £420
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Latest impression 1d. red [Pos. 5], unused example with close to large margins on three sides, irregular margin at foot, top just touches design, stained and upper right corner creased, Kosack mark on reverse, scarce. Holcombe certificate (1996) S.G. 23, cat. 5,500. Photo.
1791 £180
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Latest impression 1d. red horizontal pair [Pos. 2-3] with good to very large margins, central void barred oval cancellation, treated to reduce cancellation oil and with pressed vertical crease between, nevertheless a sound and scarce multiple. Holcombe opinion (1996) S.G. 23, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1792 £240
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Latest impression 1d. red or red-brown, four used examples, margins and condition vary. S.G. 23, 24, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1793 £290
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'', Latest impression 1d. red-brown [Pos. 12] and 2d. grey-blue [Pos. 10], attractive three-margined examples neatly cancelled ''14'' (Plaine Magnien) and ''4'' (Pamplemousses) respectively, slight thins or stains on reverse, the former with retouching in upper right corner and Philipp Kosack mark on reverse, the latter with Julius Schlesinger mark on reverse. S.G. 24, 25, cat. 1,850. Photo.
1794 £160
Mauritius: 1858 ''FOURPENCE'' green, close to very large margins cutting into adjoining stamp at foot, neatly cancelled by void barred oval, fine. S.G. 26, cat. 450. Photo.
1795 £680
Mauritius: 1859 Lapirot 2d. blue intermediate, fine used. B.P.A certificate (1960). Ex Tompkins. S.G. 28, cat. 1,300. Photo.
1796 £1500
Mauritius: 1859 Sherwin 2d. deep blue [Pos. 3, early state], very fine with large to very large margins, neat void barred oval. R.P.S. certificate (1996) S.G. 40, cat. 7,500. Photo.
1797 £1400
Mauritius: 1859 Sherwin 2d. deep blue [Pos. 3, later state], close to large margins, target cancellation, some minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 40. Photo.
1798 £450
Mauritius: 1859 Dardenne 1d. deep red, good to large margins, cancelled by void barred oval, fine and scarce. Signed A. Diena. S.G. 41, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1799 £580
Mauritius: 1859 Dardenne 2d. slate-blue horizontal pair, [71-72], good to large margins on two sides, clear to small at right and foot, both centrally cancelled by dumb obliterator, fine, S.G. 43, 2,600. Photo.
1801 £95
Mauritius: 1860-63 no watermark 2d. blue, vertical pair, tied by ''PAID'' in circle cancellations on large part entire addressed to Bordeaux (address panel removed), transit and arrival markings on reverse, a few short perfs. and horizontal filing fold at foot well clear of adhesives. S.G. 47. Photo.
1803 £160
Mauritius: 1863-72 Watermark Crown CC 1d. (3 shades), 2d. pale blue, 2d. bright blue, 3d. deep red, 3d. dull red, 4d. rose, 6d. dull violet, 6d. blue-green (2), 6d. yellow-green, 9d. yellow-green, 10d. maroon, 1s. yellow, 1s. blue, 1s. orange, 5s. rosy mauve and 5s. bright mauve, used, good to fine. S.G. 56-72, cat. 816. Photo.
1805 £110
Mauritius: 1865 (Apr. 16) envelope to Bombay, bearing on the reverse, 6d. green tied by ''B53'' duplex, also showing arrival date stamp (May 28) alongside. On the front a mark ''pr ship Newcastle'' and framed ''BOMBAY/SHIP LETTER/POSTAGE DUE 1A'' alongside, envelope roughly opened through opening. Photo.
1807 £270
Mauritius: 1877 ''One Shilling'' on 5s bright mauve, displaying variety wrong font ''s'', unused with part original gum, fine and rare. B.P.A. certificate ( 2007). S.G. 82a, unpriced. Photo.
1813 £130
Mauritius: 1879-80 38c. Sperati 'die proof' in lilac on wove paper (48 x 60mm), signed below, scarce. Ex Kanai, Tompkins. Photo.
1821 £140
Mauritius: 1900-05 Arms 1c. to 5r. set with scarce 5c. dull purple and bright purple on buff, used, mainly good to fine. S.G. 138-155, cat. 550. Photo.
1825 £280
Mauritius: 1921-34 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1c. to 10r. set with additional 4c. sage-green and carmine, 5c. grey and carmine, 12c. pale grey, 20c. Prussian blue, 25c. die I black and red on pale yellow, 1r. die 1, used, mainly good to fine. S.G. 223-241. Photo.
1826 £480
Mauritius: 1921-34 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2c. brown, die II unmounted mint horizontal strip of three showing major misplacement of duty tablets, rare. Ex Baillie. S.G. 224 var. Photo.
1827 | £40
Mauritius: 1935 Silver Jubliee 1r. vertical strip of three, fine used. A very scare multiple. S.G.248, 150.
1834 | £420
Mauritius: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1848-59 worn impression 1d. (2), 2d., 1859 Lapriot 2d., 1859 Dardenne 2d., 1858 4d., used, (all poor), 1858-62 (4d.) green used, 1859-61 1s. used, 1862 1s. used, 1879-80 13c. used, etc., mixed condition. (240)
1835 | £1100
Mauritius: Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in very varied condition on leaves, incl. 1848-59 ''POST PAID'' 1d. Latest impression (4, one apparently unused), 2d. Intermediate impression (2, one torn, the other missing corner), Worn impression, Latest impression, 1858 ''FOURPENCE'' green (B.P.A. certificate, 1997), 1859-61 6d. (both), 1s. (both), 1859 Lapirot 2d., Dardenne 1d., 1862 1s., 1863-72 values to 5s., cancellation interest incl. ''B64'' used in Seychelles, 1879-80 values to 2r.50, 1910 and 1913-22 values to 10r., 1924 50r. (not guaranteed), 1921-34 to 5r., express delivery, postage dues, postal fiscals, etc. (approx. 330)
1836 | £300
Mauritius: A small used selection of early issues comprising 1848-59 1d. worn impression (2), 1858 4d., 1858-62 (4d.) green, 9d. dull magenta (2), 1859-61 1s. yellow-green, 1859 Lapirot 2d. (2), poor to fair. (9)
1841 | £820
Monaco: A collection in an album from 1885 to 1974, largely complete, incl. 1891-94 1c. to 5f. set mint (heavy hinge), 1902-21 5f. mauve horizontal pair mint, 1919 War Orphans to 1f.+1f. mint, 1920 Marriage to 1f.+1f. mint, 1922-24 Views set mint, 1924-33 1c. to 10f. set mint, 1933-37 values to 20f. used, 1937 50c.+50c. to 5f.+5f. set mint, 1939 Louis II Stadium 10f. mint (slightly redistributed gum), 1939 Relief fund set mint, 1940 Red Cross set (20f.+5f. unused with part original gum) mint, also Postage Dues etc., mostly fine (100s)
1842 £150
Montserrat: 1880 21/2d. imperf. proof in issued red-brown on watermarked Crown CC paper, fine with part original gum. Photo.
1843 | £450
Montserrat: 1884-85, 1903, 1908-14, 1916-22, 1922-29 and 1935 sets and 1914 K.G.V 5s, all overprinted or perforated ''SPECIMEN'', chiefly fine with original gum, S.G. 10s, 12s, 14s-23s, 35s-59s, 63s-97s, cat. 1,745.
1845 | £260
Montserrat: A K.E.VII mint collection on album pages, incl. 1903 1d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and handstamped ''ULTRAMAR'', 1903 set to 5s. with shades, 1904-08 ordinary and chalky paper sets to 5s. with additional plate 1 1d. block of four, 1908-14 set to 2s. (2), 2s.6d. (2) and 5s. with shades, mostly fine. (58 items)
1846 | £210
Montserrat: A K.G.V to Q.E.II mint collection, incl. 1914 5s., 1916-22 and 1922-29 sets to 5s. with shades, 1932 Anniversary set, etc., mostly fine. (97 items)
1849 £500
Morocco Agencies: Gibraltar Issues Overprinted: 1898-1900 Local Overprint: 1p. bistre and ultramarine in a mint sheet (12 x 10), setting II, mainly fine, most are unmounted. S.G. 7, cat. 2,400+. Photo.
1850 £90
Morocco Agencies: Spanish Currency: 1914-26 Waterlow 12p. on 10s. indigo-blue, variety overprint double, one albino, mint, small gum disturbance, otherwise fine. S.G. 138a, cat. 250. Photo.
1851 | £280
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: 1955 and 1957 2s.6d. to 10s. collection of 31 items written up on leaves, 1955 issue with unmounted mint sets (2, one 2s.6d. lightly mounted), some with minor varieties, set in lower corner blocks of four (10s. right, others left), additional 10s. lower right corner blocks of four (2), each with [R. 10/4, pane B] curved scratch extending outwards from right margin, also set used with 1s.3d. and 1s.6d. on 1957 (Apr. 30) last day of use cover, 1957 issue unmounted mint with sets (3, one 5s. mounted), one set with hyphens inserted, set in lower left corner blocks of four, each with [R. 9/2] hyphen inserted, 2s.6d. top right corner block of six (mounted in margins) with [R. 3/4] major re-entry, the stamp also with damage to ''8'' and ''A'' of the overprint, 5s. left margin block of four with [R. 8/1] major re-entry, 10s. top right corner block of four with [R. 1/2] showing weak entry at right of value tablet, also set used and on f.d.c. with 1s.3d. and 1s.6d., a few wrinkles, mainly fine, also with a range of low values mint and used.
1852 | £80
Morocco Agencies: Tangier: K.G.V to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1949 to 10s. mint, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1951 and 1955 high values mint and used, 1957 Centenary in unmounted mint blocks of four, mainly good to fine, also a range of covers incl. W.W.II censored. (approx. 190 + 14 covers or cards)
1853 | £290
Morocco Agencies: A collection in a stockbook, on leaves and loose, incl. 1898-1900 set mint, British Currency 1907-13 to 2s.6d. (2) mint, 1914-31 set mint, Tangier with 1949 set mint, etc. (few 100s)
1855 | £700
Nauru: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1916-23 4d. with variety overprint double, one albino, De La Rue 2s.6d. (3), 5s., 10s. (2), 1924-48 set (both), etc., varied condition. (126)
1856 | £50
Nauru: A selection, incl. range of miniature sheets, covers, etc. (few 100s)
1861 £2100
New Guinea: A collection of ''N. W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS'' Overprints in large mint multiples incl. 1915-16 First Watermark, 21/2d. indigo, First Setting, mint block of 24 (6 x 4), Plate 2, R1-24, with margins at top and right, Third Watermark, 3d. yellow-olive, Die I, Fourth Setting (First State), irregular mint block of twenty-two, with Dies I and II (15 examples due to replacement of defective Die I units) se-tenant, 1918-23 Fifth Setting Overprints, Third Watermark, 3d. greenish olive, Die I/Die II, complete mint sheet of thirty (6 x 5), Plate 1, Left Pane [31-60] incl. fifteen examples of Die II, a few bends and slight toning in places, otherwise mainly fine. (8 items)
1863 | £290
New Hebrides: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1908 set, 1911 set, 1920-21 2d. on 40c. (both), 1938 set, etc., varied condition. (315)
1864 £200
New Hebrides: English Issues 1908 1/2d., 1d. and 21/2d. with French Issue 1908 10c., used on 1909 (Mar. 9) envelope, registered to U.S.A., tied by ''PORT VILA/Nelles HEBRIDES'' c.d.s's, fine. Photo.
1865 £250
New Hebrides: English Issues 1908 1d. with French Issue 1908 10c., used on 1912 (Aug. 8) envelope to New South Wales, tied by ''PORT VILA/Nelles HEBRIDES'' c.d.s's, fine. Photo.
1866 £200
New Hebrides: English Issues: 1910 2d. to 1s. and 1911 1/2d., 1d., used on 1911 (Oct. 10) envelope, registered to England, tied by ''PORT VILA/Nelles HEBRIDES'' c.d.s's, fine. Photo.
1868 £160
New Hebrides: French Issues: 1908 5c., 25c. and 1f., used on 1909 (May 7) envelope, registered to Germany, tied by ''PORT VILA/Nelles HEBRIDES'' c.d.s's, fine.
1869 £290
New Hebrides: French Issues: 1908 10c. two pairs, used on 1909 (Feb. 27) ''ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE'' envelope to England, tied by ''VILA NEW HEBRIDES'' c.d.s's, with Sydney and Ipswich transit and receiving marks on reverse. Photo
1870 £220
New Hebrides: French Issues: 1908 10c. pair, used on 1909 (May 9) envelope to New South Wales, tied by ''PORT VILA/Nelles HEBRIDES'' c.d.s's, fine, scarce rate. Photo.
1871 £150
New Hebrides: French Issues: 1908 25c. and 50c. used on 1912 envelope, registered to Germany, tied by ''PORT VILA/Nelles HEBRIDES'' c.d.s's, fine. Photo.
1872 £200
New Hebrides: French Issues: 1910-11 10c. and 1f. used on 1910 (Aug. 26) envelope, registered to U.S.A., tied by ''PORT VILA/Nelles HEBRIDES'' c.d.s's, in blue, with Sydney, San Francisco and Newark transit and receiving marks on reverse, a very early usage. Photo.
1874 £300
New Zealand: 1864-71 perf. 121/2 2d. blue (2) and 6d. red-brown, used together to England, tied by Dunedin/Otago duplexes, with red London/Paid datestamp below, fine. Photo.
1875 £230
New Zealand: 1898 no watermark, perf. 12 to 16 6d. green, showing complete off-set on gum, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 254 var, C.P. E14a. Photo.
1876 | £80
New Zealand: 1938-53 definitive issues, a study on leaves of the 1d. scarlet, a selection of 42 items with a good range of plate nos, incl. booklet plate 5 on pane (perfs. trimmed at foot) with inverted watermark, also a single, coils, two further booklet panes with inverted and upright watermarks, etc.
1877 | £120
New Zealand: 1938-53 definitive issues, a study on leaves of the 1d. green, a selection of 125 items incl. two imperf. pairs on gummed, watermarked paper, extensive range of most plate no. and imprint strips, coil leaders, plate varieties, inverted watermark single, etc.
1878 | £100
New Zealand: 1938-53 definitive issues, a study on leaves of the 11/2d. rose-red, a selection of 47 items incl. two imperf. pairs on gummed, watermarked paper, imprint and plate blocks, plate varieties, etc.
1879 | £80
New Zealand: 1938-53 definitive issues, a study on leaves of the 11/2d. chocolate, a selection of twelve items comprising 31 mint stamps with two booklet panes with upright and inverted watermarks, plate 20 single and block and plate 21 blocks (2).
1880 | £350
New Zealand: 1938-53 definitive issues, a study on leaves of the 2d. yellow-orange, a selection of 81 items including two imperf. plate proof pairs on card with various notations in margins, imperf. strip of eight from plate 144 affixed to cardboard proof book page, six other imperf. pairs on gummed, watermarked paper, plate no. blocks and strips incl. plate 82 on second coarse paper, coil leaders, plate flaws, etc.
1881 | £480
New Zealand: 1938-53 definitive issues, a study on leaves of the 3d. to 9d. values, with 3d. (7), 4d. (6, one in a block), 5d. (3, one in a block), 6d. (2), 8d. (2) and 9d. (4) imperf. pairs on gummed paper, range of plate no. and imprint strips and blocks, plate varieties, inverted watermarks, etc. (approx. 175)
1882 | £140
New Zealand: 1938-53 definitive issues, a study on leaves of the 1s. to 3s. values, a selection of 90 items with a range of plate no. blocks, plate varieties, inverted watermarks, etc.
1888 £160
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 2c. with variety black omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1009b, cat. 400, C.P. P3(x), EC NZL2033a. Photo.
1889 £240
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 8c. variety blue-green (background) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 1015a, cat. 425, EC NZL2039b, also 1977 8c on 4c. variety bright green (wing veins) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 1144a cat. 350, EC NZL2288a. Photo.
1890 | £1750
New Zealand: A mint and used collection in an album, to 1926, incl. pre stamp cover from Scarborough to Wellington, carried on the SS Simlah, the same voyage on which the first consignment of N.Z. stamps was carried, wide range of Chalons, imperfs with 1855-58 1d. red (thinned), 1857-63 imperf. 1d. (2), 2d. (3) and 6d. (4) used, 1862-64 1d. (5 used), 2d. (11 used), 3d. (1 unused, 1 used), 6d. brown (1 unused, 7 used), 6d. red-brown (3 used) and 1s. (5 used, one with small tear), various perforated issues to 1s. with 1864-71 4d. rose (2) and 1s. green (5) used, then 1873 Newspaper 1/2d. (5 unused, 1 used), later sets all with duplicated mint and used lower values, many shades, perfs. etc., with 1874-76 to 1s., 1878 to 5s. used, 1882-1900 to 1s., range of Adsons, 1898 pictorials sets mint and used (2), 1899-1903 to 5s., 1902-07 to 5s., 1909-16 to 1s., also 1906 Hausberg reprints (8 singles, pair and two blocks of four), range of officials to 5s. mint, proofs, quantity of Penny Universals, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1891 | £1000
New Zealand: A collection from 1906 in six albums, incl. 1906 Exhibition set mint (faults), 1913 Auckland Exhibition set mint (3d. and 6d. regummed), 1915-30 sets to 1s. mint and used with most perfs. and 11/2d., 2d. yellow, 2d. bright violet, 21/2d., 3d., 4d. yellow and 41/2d. mixed perf. pairs mint, 1920 Victory sets mint and used, 1925 Dunedin set used, 1926 Admiral 2s. mint (with crease) and used (3) and 3s. mint (2) and used (3), 1935 1/2d. to 3s. set mint (2s. with tone spot) and 1d. scarlet booklet pane of six with adverts, 1932-36 1/2d. to 3s. set mint with most additional perfs., 1940 Centenary set mint, 1953-59 set to 10s. mint, then largely complete mint issues to 1994 (less Health stamps), later material unmounted, some with additional booklets, f.d.c's, miniature sheets, used sets, etc., officials from 1915 incl. 1927-33 2s. mint, 1940 Centenary set mint (9d. and 1s. light tone spots), range of proofs, also a quantity of literature and auction catalogues incl. Campbell Paterson catalogue, hardbound copies of the Kiwi issues 69-258, Campbell Paterson U.K. 1963-93 and N.Z. 1961-95, mixed condition. (100s)
1892 | £1450
New Zealand: A 'back of the book' collection in two albums, incl. range of airs with 1931 sets mint and used, 1934 7d. mint and used, Express Delivery, Life Insurance 1891-98 to 1s. used with shades, 1905-06 ''VR'' omitted 2d. brown-red used, 1913-27 values to 6d. mint, 1947-65, 1967-68 and 1969-77 sets mint and used, Postage Dues 1899 values to 6d. mint and 2s. used, Postal Fiscals 1882 1d. lilac (2) and 1d. blue (8) used with manuscript, 1882 wide range of values to 1 used with various perfs., watermarks, officials, etc. (a few fiscal cancellations), 1931-40 values to 1 used, 1940-58 values to 5 used and 5/6 on 5s.6d. mint, Railway stamps, also selections from Arctic Expeditions, Cook Islands, Aitutaki, Penrhyn Island, Niue, Tokelau, Samoa, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1893 | £600
New Zealand: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums, incl. range of Chalons (18 used), 1906 Exhibition set mint (6d. with faults) and 1d., 3d. and 6d. used, 1926 3s. Admiral used (small corner fault), 1935 Silver Jubilee in unmounted blocks of four, 1953-59 set mint, Health Stamps 1929 to 1977 complete mint, Postal Fiscals 1882-1930 values to 1 (23 used), Officials, Postage Dues, Life Insurance Department with 1891-98 perf. 12 x 111/2 1s. rose used, 1913-37 values to 6d., etc., mixed condition (100s)
1895 | £180
New Zealand: The balance of a K.G.VI collection on leaves with imprint and plate blocks on provisional surcharge values, 1937 Coronation imprint and plate blocks, Post Office training school black bar overprints, etc. (few 100s)
1896 | £170
New Zealand: A mainly used collection in three albums, incl. 1931-35 Air set, Health miniature sheets mint, range of later issues to 2009, etc. (many 100s)
1899 | £190
Nigeria: Lagos: A collection of cancellations in an album mostly on K.E.VII adhesives incl. Abeokuta, Aboh on 10s. green S.G.63, Benin City on 2s.6d. green and red S.G. 61, Kontagora on 2s.6d. green S.G. 61, Sapele, (etc. 100+), also two picture postcards (2) and one stationery card.
1900 £200
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Sept.) 1/2d. on half of 1d., variety unsevered pair, fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (1980). S.G. 7a, cat. 500. Photo.
1901 £160
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Sept.) 1/2d. on half of 1d., a pair, cancelled Old Calabar River ''SP 1'', fine. S.G. 7a, cat. 450. Photo.
1903 £120
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers: 1893 (Dec.) ''HALF/PENNY.'' type 4 in green on 21/2d. purple on blue, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 11, cat. 300. Photo.
1904 £450
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Dec.) ''HALF/PENNY'' type 4 in vermilion on 21/2d. purple on blue, mint, fine. S.G. 12, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1905 £170
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Dec.) ''HALF/PENNY'' type 4 in blue on 21/2d. purple on blue, fine mint, small collectors mark on gum. S.G. 14, cat. 425. Photo.
1906 £200
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Dec.) ''HALF/PENNY'' type 9 in blue on 21/2d. purple on blue, fine mint. S.G. 32, cat. 425. Photo.
1907 £140
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Dec.) ''One/Shilling'' type 11 in violet on 2d. green and carmine, used, fine, small collector's mark on gum. S.G. 37, cat. 375. Photo.
1908 £320
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Oil Rivers 1893 (Dec.) ''One/Shilling'' type 11 in vermilion on 2d. grey-green and carmine, mint, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1945). S.G. 38, cat. 750. Photo.
1909 £140
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1894 Opobo Provisional ''1/2'' in red on left vertical half of 1d. pale blue, tied to piece by Opobo River ''SP 19/94'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 58, cat. 375. Photo.
1910 £160
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: Protectorate Issues: 1897-98 perf 131/2-14 compound 12 x 13, 5d. red-violet, fine used on part 1902 2d. stationery registered cover to Cheshire, tied by ''BRASS RIVER'' datestamp, fine and scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. 70b. Photo.
1912 | £600
Nigeria: 1935 Silver Jubilee issues, a collection mainly on covers in an album, incl. range of rates, registered mail, also 1s. strip of three used on piece, etc. (42 items)
1913 £110
Nigeria: 1938-51 2s.6d. black and blue perf. 13 x 111/2 in a mint imprint block of four, fine. S.G. 58. Photo.
1914 | £480
Nigeria: A mainly mint K.G.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1914-29 set to 1 die I and II with shades, 1921-32 set, 1936 set, 1938-51 set with all perfs., etc. (259)
1917 | £300
Niue: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1931 set, 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. vertical pair variety imperforate between, 1941-67 watermark W43 set, etc., varied condition. (149)
1919 | £60
North Borneo: 1889 $10 brown, a mint forgery of the ''DOLLAPS'' variety [2/1], fine. S.G. 50b.
1920 £260
North Borneo: 1903 (Jan. 12) envelope (opened for display) registered from Sandakan to Germany bearing 1901-05 ''BRITISH/PROTECTORATE'' 25c. (one lightly toned perf. at top) tied by ''SANDAKAN'' c.d.s., with registration handstamp alongside, transit datestamps on reverse. S.G. 139. Photo.
1921 £80
North Borneo: 1916 (Aug. 23) locally addressed envelope bearing 1916 (Feb.) type 67 surcharge set of three, 4c. on 6c. slight faults. S.G. 186, 187a, 188. Photo.
1922 | £150
North Borneo: Waterlow & Sons Ltd presentation board (455 x 395mm) displaying eighteen different stamps (to $10) from the 1909-23 definitive, 1909 surcharge and 1911 definitive issues, faults, overall attractive appearance.
1923 £380
North Borneo: 1922 ''MALAYA-BORNEO/EXHIBITION'' overprints, Specimen stamps, 1c. to 50c. set in strips of three, all diagonally overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', affixed to pieces from the Mauritanian Archive handstamped in 1951 with ''SPECIMEN/COLLECTION/MAURITANIE'' in red, one 6c. shows stop after ''EXHIBITION'', unique. Photo.
1924 £700
North Borneo: 1931 50th Anniversary, Proofs, 3c. to $5 with imperforate plate proofs in issued colours, of the frame only, complete design and perforated of each value, with extra 3c., 10c., $1 imperforate, $5 frame only and 25c. perforated, all in blocks of four with punch holes, some with printers notations. Photo.
1926 | £420
North Borneo: A mainly mint K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1939 set, 1945 BMA set, 1950-52 set, 1961 set, etc., varied condition. (134)
1927 | £320
North Borneo: A mint and used collection, incl. 1897-1902 18c, horizontal pair variety imperforate between c.t.o., 1899 4c. on $5 and 4c. on 10c. mint, 1922 Malaya-Borneo set mint, 1931 Anniversary set mint, Labuan, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1929 £550
North Borneo: Postage Dues: 1939 Crest of the Company, Proofs, set of five imperforate proofs in issued colours on gummed paper, fine and rare. S.G. D85P-D89P. Photo.
1931 £180
North Borneo: Postage Dues: 1939 Crest of the Company, proof set of five in pairs from the right of the sheet, perforated in issued colours on partly gummed paper with punch holes, fine and rare. Ex Waterlow archives. S.G. D85P-D89P. Photo.
1934 | £230
North Borneo: Postal Stationery: A selection of four reply card uncut sheets, with 1c. red sheet of four triple printing, 3c. blue sheet of four, one pair with 1c. printing in red on top, plus 1c. pair on reverse, and 1c. and 3c. pairs, each with reply pairs on reverse, some faults but scarce, probably printer's waste, also 1889-94 selection of ten unused cards.
1937 | £100
North Borneo: Revenues: 1886 3c. on 4c., 5c. on 8c. and 10c. on 50c., an example of each both unused and pen cancelled, also 10c. on 50c. unused with no stop after ''Cents'' but with stop after ''Revenue'', poor to fair, also 1916 (Feb.) 2c. on 3c. with slight doubling of ''CENTS''. (8)
1940 | £620
Norway: A collection in four albums, chiefly used, incl. 1867-68 values to 8sk., 1871-75 to 7sk., 1877-79 to 60o., then largely complete to early 1990s, also with locals (incl. covers), miniature sheets, post office postcards, lettersheets, range of covers from 1864 onwards, and a ''Norway in the Second World War'' exhibit in a binder, with many censored covers (incl. Trondheim), two Ravensbruck Concentration camp inward covers, propaganda slogans, etc., mixed condition (100s)
1941 | £600
Nyasaland: 1891-95 ''B.C.A'' overprints, a mainly mint selection incl. 1d. block of six showing portion of papermakers watermark, 3s. perfin ''SPECIMEN'', values to 10s. (2), 1 unused, also 1892-93 3s. on 4s. and 4s. on 5s., etc., varied condition. (43)
1942 | £350
Nyasaland: 1891-95 ''B.C.A'' overprints, a used selection incl. values to 10s., 1s. on 1894 envelope, also 1892-93 3s. on 4s., 4s. on 5s., etc., varied condition. (19)
1943 £650
Nyasaland: 1891-95 ''B.C.A.'' overprints, 10 brown unused (regummed), otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (1989). S.G. 17. Photo.
1945 £220
Nyasaland: 1895 1d. on 2d. sea green and vermilion, variety surcharge double without stop after ''PENNY'' from the Blantyre trial printing, large part original gum, fine. Photo.
1946 £800
Nyasaland: 1895 Proofs and Specimens, Master die proof of large format vignette in black on card (89 x 115mm), scarce and attractive. Photo.
1947 £140
Nyasaland: 1895 Proofs and Specimens, 1d. to 1 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly good to fine with gum. S.G. 21s-29s, cat. 425. Photo.
1948 £380
Nyasaland: 1895 Proofs and Specimens, 1d., 2d., 6d. and 1s. all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', in horizontal strips of five, very fine and fresh with full gum. S.G. 21s, 22s., 24s, 25. Photo.
1949 £170
Nyasaland: 1895 Proofs and Specimens, 1 black and yellow-orange, locally handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type NY1), fine with gum. S.G. 29s. Photo.
1950 | £450
Nyasaland: 1895 no watermark, a mint and used selection, incl. 4d. mint corner block of four, 3s. and 5s. mint, 1 unused, 2s.6d. and 5s. used, 10 fiscally used, etc., varied condition. (21)
1952 £1150
Nyasaland: 1895 no watermark 10 black and orange-vermilion unused (regummed), otherwise fine and of fresh appearance. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. 30. Photo.
1953 £260
Nyasaland: 1896 Proofs and Specimens, 1d. to 10 set all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 32s-41s, cat. 675. Photo.
1954 £250
Nyasaland: 1896 Proofs and Specimens, 25 black and green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. 42s, cat. 400. Photo.
1955 £320
Nyasaland: 1896 with watermark 1d. to 5s. mainly good to fine mint. S.G. 32-39, cat. 700. Photo.
1956 £500
Nyasaland: 1896 with watermark 1d. to 1 used, the 3s. with small thin spot, others mainly fine. S.G. 32-40, cat. 1,075. Photo.
1957 £380
Nyasaland: 1896 2d., 4d. and 6d. franking 1896 (Aug. 10) registered cover from Blantyre to Nylstroom, backstamped Chinde Sept. 1, Durban (date unclear) and Pretoria Oct. 1 transit datestamps, most attractive. Photo.
1958 £160
Nyasaland: 1896 with watermark 1 black and blue, mint, slight thin at top right, otherwise fine. Friedl certificate (1980). S.G. 40, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1959 £190
Nyasaland: 1897-1900 Proofs and Specimens, 1 imperforate proof in issued colour on gummed watermarked paper, some adherence, some creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. 51P. Photo.
1960 £190
Nyasaland: 1897-1900 Proofs and Specimens, 1d. to 10 set, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', a few minor creases, otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 43s-52s, cat. 650. Photo.
1961 £230
Nyasaland: 1897-1900 1d. to 1 set, 3s. has paper adhering to gum, others mainly fine mint, the 1 with B.P.A. certificate (1974). S.G. 43-51, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1962 | £300
Nyasaland: 1897-1900 mint and used selection, incl. 6d. mint block of four, used values to 1, etc., varied condition. (36)
1963 £270
Nyasaland: 1897-1900 1d. black and ultramarine, watermark inverted, in an unmounted mint block of four from the top left corner of the sheet, fine. S.G. 43w, cat. 680+. Photo.
1964 £180
Nyasaland: 1897 (Dec.) 1d. on 3s. black and sea-green, with variety surcharge double, mint, with pink paper fibres adhering to gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 53c, cat. 700. Photo.
1965 | £450
Nyasaland: 1898 Cheque Stamps, a selection, incl. Setting I with initials used on piece (repair at right), Setting II five singles, pair on piece and single on 1898 (Apr. 15) cover, perforated 12 1d. used block of six, etc., mixed condition. (27)
1966 £580
Nyasaland: 1903-04 Proofs and Specimens, Master die proof for the larger format values, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) with uncleared value tablets and surround, endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING'' and dated ''14.NOV 02''. Photo.
1967 £130
Nyasaland: 1903-04 1d. to 1 set, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 59s-66s, cat. 425. Photo.
1968 £140
Nyasaland: 1903-04 1d. to 1 set, some gum bends otherwise mainly fine mint. S.G. 59-66, cat. 650. Photo.
1969 £210
Nyasaland: 1903-04 CC 10 grey and blue, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. 67s, cat. 500. Photo.
1970 £200
Nyasaland: 1908-11 Proofs and Specimens, 3d. die proof of frame in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''14 FEB 08''. Photo.
1971 £550
Nyasaland: 1908-11 Proofs and Specimens, 1/2d. to 10 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum, 10 has minor surface rub. (10) S.G. 72s-82s, cat. 1,700. Photo.
1972 £300
Nyasaland: 1908-11 1/2d. to 1 with extra 4d. with inverted watermark and 2s.6d. shade, mainly good to fine mint, the 1 with rubbed surface. S.G. 72-81, cat. 1,325. Photo.
1973 £450
Nyasaland: 1913-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to 10 set, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 10 faintly toned, otherwise mainly fine with gum. S.G. 83s-99s, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1974 £160
Nyasaland: 1913-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, vertical pair and two singles, used on piece, cancelled by single ''BLANTYRE'' c.d.s. S.G. 98. Photo.
1975 £160
Nyasaland: 1913-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red showing variety break in line above Crown, fine mint and unlisted. S.G. 98 var. Photo.
1976 £160
Nyasaland: 1921-33 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10s. green and scarlet on emerald showing HPF 12 break in scroll, minor gum bends otherwise fine mint. S.G. 113a, cat. 550. Photo.
1977 | £55
Nyasaland: 1938-44 1d. green, used, showing extra row of horizontal 'perfs.' at top, most unusual. S.G. 131b, var.
1978 | £1500
Nyasaland: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1897-1900 10s. mint and one overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (without gum), 1903-04 to 1 used, 10 fiscally used, 1908-11 1d. in a complete mint pane of sixty, 1913-21 2s.6d. (2, one with nick in scroll, other with bullet holes with rounded corner), 10s. (2) and 1 mint, 1921-33 2s.6d. with break in scroll mint, 4s. with damaged leaf at lower right mint, 5s. in a mint corner block of four, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1980 | £2600
Pakistan: 1947-49 Local overprints, a collection in an album and on leaves, incl. litho and handstamped overprints from Dacca, Hyderabad, Karachi, Lahore with 1949 6a. air letters (2) with 131/2 x 21/4mm in block letters used (very rare), Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, postal stationery, Officials, also a copy of ''Pakistan Overprints on Indian Stamps and Postal Stationery 1947-49'' by Ron Doubleday and Usman Ali Isani, etc. (100s)
1982 | £160
Pakistan: A collection on leaves, incl. 1947 sets (2) mint and used, Officials with 1947 sets (2) mint and used, a few covers, etc. (174)
1983 | £1100
Pakistan: Bahawalpur: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1933 unissued black on green stamp in an unmounted mint block of four, 1947 (Aug. 15) 3p. to 1r. mint, 1948 3p. to 10r. set mint, 1948 1r. to 10r. used, 1949 Jubilee set in used blocks of four, 1949 U.P.U. set in used blocks of four, also set used on 1950 cover, Officials with 1945 (Mar.) 1a. mint and used, 1945 (Mar.-June) set mint, 1949 U.P.U. set in used blocks of four also set used on first day O.H.H.S. envelope, some revenues, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1984 £65
Palestine: Ottoman Post Office: 1900 (Apr 4) Swiss picture postcard to Montreux, Switzerland cancelled by fine strike of ''BUR-AWB.JESUSALEM-JAFFE'' T.P.O. cancellation. Photo.
1985 £110
Papua: 1932-40 1/2d. to 1 set, mainly fine mint. S.G. 130-145, cat. 500. Photo.
1986 | £240
Papua: A mint and used selection, incl. New Guinea 1915-16 1d. die I and II in used pair, 10s. mint, 1918-23 to 5s. mint, Papua with 1910-11 2s.6d. mint and used, 1916-31 to 5s. mint, etc., varied condition. (175)
1988 £550
Papua New Guinea: Postage dues: 1960 6d. on 71/2d., type D1, unmounted mint horizontal pair, with usual gum toning, fine. S.G. D1, cat. 1,700. Photo.
1991 £110
Peru: 1860 1d. blue, fine used on 1861 (Aug.) cover from Lima to Santiago, manuscript ''Vapor del Sud'', tied by dotted oval ''LIMA'' with Lima c.d.s. alongside, also ''15'' due mark in red. Photo.
1993 | £110
Peru: A mint and used collection from 1868 to 1930 on leaves incl. 1868 one dinero green with shades (28), 1903 Sixth Pan American Child Congress held in Lima 2c. green sheet of 20 with incorrectly inscribed ''Septimo''(3) and 1915 provisional surcharge 2ct. on 12ct. Board of Health building in mint block of twenty, also 1930 15ct. slate-blue lower marginal plate proof block of four, with large vertical crease through left pair of block. (100s)
1995 £380
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 8d. with variety pale blue (beak) omitted, fine and fresh unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet. S.G. 42a, cat. 500. Photo.
1996 £480
Pitcairn Islands: 1965 I.C.Y. 1d. with variety ''TRISTAN DA CUNHA'' offset on back in purple, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 51a. 800. Photo.
1997 £350
Pitcairn Islands: 1969 15c. with variety Queen's head omitted fine unmounted mint with pencil initials on gum. S.G. 102a. cat. 1,000 Photo.
1998 | £100
Poland: 1870 to 1945(ca.), a selection on leaves and stockcards incl. General Government, cancellations, locals, postage dues, etc.
1999 | £60
Poland: A selection in six stockbooks, incl. 1925 Air set (less 30gr.) mint, General Government, etc. (100s)
2000 £120
Portuguese Colonies: Angola: 2004 SAPOA National Birds unissued miniature sheet, unmounted mint. Photo.
2001 | £110
Qatar: 1957-59 2r. on 2s.6d. to 10r. on 10s., a selection written up on leaves with type I and type II sets both unmounted mint and fine used, plus type II 10r. on 10s. top left corner pair unmounted mint (mounted in margin) with [R. 1/2] showing weak entry at right of value tablet, a few blunted perfs., mainly fine. (14)
2002 £80
Rhodesia: 1896 ''BRITISH/SOUTH AFRICA/COMPANY'' 6d. deep purple in a fresh mint block of four, slight trace of creasing on one stamp, lower pair is unmounted. S.G. 63, cat. 280+. Photo.
2003 | £620
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 a mainly mint selection, incl. 2d. black-purple and slate-grey, 3d. magenta and yellow-ochre, 3d. violet and ochre, 5d. lake-brown and olive, 8d. dull purple and purple, 8d. greenish black and purple, 2s. black and ultramarine, etc., varied condition. (49)
2004 £170
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 5d. purple-brown and ochre error of colour, perf. 14, large part original gum, light corner bend, otherwise fine. S.G. 141ab, cat. 650. Photo.
2005 £95
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 10d. carmine and deep purple, mint, light overall toning otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2002). S.G. 150, cat. 650. Photo.
2006 £300
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 2s.6d. black and crimson, 2s.6d. sepia and deep crimson, 2s.6d. black and rose-carmine, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 155a, 156, 157, cat. 1,125. Photo.
2008 £140
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 3s. green and violet (deep) three slightly different shades (one has gum thin), mint, a few minor creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 158. Photo.
2009 £380
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 3s. bright green and magenta, fine and fresh mint. S.G. 158a, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2010 £380
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 5s., the three listed shades, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 159-160a, cat. 950. Photo.
2011 £500
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 5s. scarlet and pale yellow-green, [2] showing gash on Queen's ear, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 160 var. Photo.
2012 £400
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 7s.6d. carmine and light blue, fine mint. S.G. 161, cat. 900. Photo.
2013 £180
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 10s. blue-green and orange, mint, fine appearance. S.G. 164, cat. 425. Photo.
2014 £95
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 131/2 8d. grey-purple and dull purple, used, rounded corner at lower right and bent corner at upper left, otherwise fine. S.G. 185a, cat. 450. Photo.
2015 | £4500
Rhodesia: A duplicated collection in ten albums incl. 1892-93 to 10s. mint and used, 1892 1/2d. on 6d. mint, 1892-94 to 4s. (3) mint, 1896-97 die I values to 3s. mint, die II to 10s. mint, sets used, 1896 overprints on Cape of Good Hope sets (2) mint, 1898-1908 to 5s. (less 2s.6d.) mint, 1905 Falls sets (3) mint, used (less 5d.), 1910-13 Double Heads with a wide range of shades, mint incl. some multiples, 4d. (4), 5d. (2), 6d. (5), 10d. (4), 1s. (7), 2s.6d., 3s. (2), used to 5s., Admirals with dies and perfs. to 2s. mint, 2s.6d. used, cancellation collection with barred diamonds and ovals, wide range of town datestamps, T.P.O's, Southern Rhodesia incl. 1924-29 to 2s. mint, set to 5s. used, 1931-37 to 5s. mint (less 2s.6d.) and used with some perfs., 1937 to 5s. mint, range of covers incl. censored, etc., varied condition. (few 1,000s)
2018 | £380
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: A mainly mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1925-29 set, 1938-52 set, 1963 3d. with value omitted, etc., varied condition. (106)
2019 £550
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: 1924-29 1/2d. horizontal pair, variety imperf. vertically, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 1c, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2020 | £850
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: 1935 Silver Jubilee issues, a collection mainly on covers in an album, incl. range of rates, registered mail, Airs, also Nyasaland, etc. (79 items)
2021 | £90
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: A mint and used stock, incl. 1924-29 2s.6d. used (3), 1935 Silver Jubilee sets mint (3), etc. (223). Stated to cat. 1,090.
2022 | £270
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1924-29 set, 1931-37 set with all perfs., etc., varied condition. (164)
2025 | £400
Romania: A collection from 1862 in two albums with specialised early issues, 1903 New Post Office 2l. and 5l. used, 1906 Jubilee Exhibition set mint and used, fairly comprehensive to 1950 incl. miniature sheets, etc.
2026 | £55
Romania: A selection of mint miniature sheets from 1932 to 1941 incl. 1932 Philatelic Exhibition, 1940 Armaments Fund perf. and imperf. sets of three, 1941 Legionaries, etc., majority unmounted. Stated to cat. 620. (18)
2027 | £280
Russia: A collection in two albums incl. 1858 perf. 121/2 10k. and 30k. used, Arms issues, 1913 Romanov set mint, 1930 Zeppelin 40k. used, 1932 Air Express 50k. and 1r. used, 1937 Air Force Exhibition miniature sheet mint, P.O's in China, P.O's in Levant, a few covers, etc.
2029 | £130
Russian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire: A collection of the Fantasies on leaves, incl. range of blocks, colours, some varieties, also some articles regarding these unusual issues, etc. (few 100s)
2030 | £180
Russia: Ukraine: A used collection in an album with a range of Trident overprints incl. Kiev, Odessa, Kharkov, Yekaterinoslav, Podolia, etc., also an album of 1950s locals and a copy of ''Illustrated Postage Stamp History of Western Ukrainian Republic 1918-19'' by John Bulat, mixed condition (100s)
2031 | £1000
Saint Helena: 1823 cover addressed to Brigadier General Walker at St. Helena from India, with Calcutta, Bilaugulpore and Kedgree transit marks on reverse, also 1817 entire to the same addressee from India to Scotland.
2032 £270
Saint Helena: 1856 (Jan.) 6d. blue, unused, part original gum, small mark at lower right, otherwise fine. S.G. 1, cat. 500. Photo.
2034 £300
St. Helena 1903 1/2d. die proof of the frame in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''BEFORE/HARDENING'' and dated ''3 JAN 03''. Photo.
2035 £160
Saint Helena: 1903 1/2d. brown and grey-green, variety watermark inverted, used, fine and scarce. S.G. 55w, cat. 275. Photo.
2036 £120
Saint Helena: 1911 unissued 1d. red, handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', showing blue lines on gum, otherwise fine with gum, rare. Photo.
2037 £80
Saint Helena: 1912-16 1/2d. to 3s. set good to fine used with c.d.s. cancellatons. S.G. 72-81, cat. 350. Photo.
2038 £75
Saint Helena: 1912-16 1/2d. to 3s. set, mainly fine used, one or two doubtful cancellations, S.G. 72-81, cat. 350. Photo.
2039 £120
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 4d. to 1 good to fine mint. S.G. 92-96, cat. 500. Photo.
2040 £200
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 4d. to 1, the 1 with slight crease, otherwise fine used, , S.G. 92-96, cat. 850. Photo.
2041 £230
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 2s.6d. grey and red on yellow, variety 'torn flag' [R. 4/6], mint, fine. S.G. 94b, cat. 650. Photo.
2042 £120
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', hinge remainders, otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 96s. Photo.
2043 £980
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1, fine used on 1929 (May 4) O.H.M.S. envelope, registered to England, scarce. S.G. 96. Photo.
2044 | £210
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1/2d. grey and black selection of varieties, with 'broken mainmast' [R. 2/1] in an unmounted mint irregular positional block of five (tone spot on reverse), 'torn flag' [R. 4/6] mint, and 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1] mint (2, one in positional corner pair with brown gum), and used (2), varied condition. S.G. 97, a, b, c, cat. 770.
2045 £400
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1/2d. to 10s. fine used, all except 2s. are marginal with plate number either at top or at foot, each cancelled 1937 (Mar. 22) c.d.s. S.G. 97-112, cat. 700. Photo.
2046 | £100
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1d. grey and green selection of varieties, with 'broken mainmast' [R. 2/1] mint in a positional pair, 'torn flag' [R. 4/6] used (some toning), and 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1] mint (brown gum). S.G. 98, a, b, c, cat. 463.
2047 | £100
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 11/2d. rose-red mint selection of varieties, with left of sheet block of twenty (4 x 5) showing 'broken mainmast' [R. 2/1] and 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1], another corner pair with 'cleft rock' (folded between through perfs.), and an unmounted mint pair with the right stamp with 'torn flag' [R. 4/6] and a further unmounted mint single with the variety, mainly fine, the large block with a few tone spots on reverse. S.G. 99, a, b, c, cat. 520.
2048 | £80
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 3d. bright blue selection of mint varieties, with 'broken mainmast' [R. 2/1] in a positional top left corner block of four, and 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1] in a lower left positional block of four (diagonal crease), plus a further example in a corner pair (folded between through perfs.), varied condition, the two blocks of four with light overall gum toning. S.G. 101, a, c, cat. 364.
2049 £100
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 5d. green and deep carmine on green, unmounted mint from the lower left corner of the sheet, showing 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1] variety, light bend in margin otherwise fine. S.G. 103c, cat. 250+. Photo.
2050 | £120
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 8d. grey and bright violet with 'broken mainmast' [R. 2/1] fine mint, and another with 'torn flag' [R. 4/6] mint (slightly toned and faded), also 6d. grey and bright purple with 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1] mint with pulled perf. at foot. S.G. 105a, b, 104c, cat. 650.
2051 £130
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 2s. purple and blue on blue with 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1] variety, fine mint. S.G. 108c, cat. 425. Photo.
2052 £400
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 5s. grey and green on yellow lower left corner pair with plate number, the left stamp with 'cleft rock' [R. 5/1] variety, fine and fresh very lightly mounted mint. S.G. 110, c, cat. 742. Photo.
2053 £230
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 7s.6d. brownish grey and orange mint, a little green offset and a few tiny gum skips on reverse otherwise fine with usual brown gum. S.G. 111d, cat. 1,000. Photo.
2054 £350
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 15s. grey and purple on blue mint, short perf. at left otherwise fine. S.G. 113, cat. 1,000. Photo.
2055 £240
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 15s. grey and purple on blue mint, light gum bend and small surface imperfection otherwise fine. S.G. 113, cat. 1,000. Photo.
2056 £450
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 15s. grey and purple on blue used with part 1926 (July 8) c.d.s., lower left corner creased and short perf. at left, fine appearance S.G. 113, cat. 2,750. Photo.
2058 £380
Saint Helena: 1934 Centenary 1/2d. to 10s. set, fine used. B.P.A. certificate (1989) for set. S.G. 114-123, cat. 475. Photo.
2059 £140
Saint Helena: 1934 Centenary 1/2d. to 10s. set, fine used with some indistinct cancellations. S.G. 114-123, cat. 475. Photo.
2060 £1050
Saint Helena: 1961 Tristan Relief, proof of the ''ST. HELENA/Tristan Relief/3d+'' overprint, pair on white wove paper with ''SINGLE/CROWN/STANDARD'' watermark, very rare. Photo.
2061 | £1550
Saint Helena: A duplicated Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a stockbook and on leaves, with Q.V. in mixed condition incl. 1856 6d. mint (faults), 1863 1d. type A unused, type B used (crease), 1864-80 range mainly used incl. 2d. type C strip of three used, 5s. mint and used, values to 5s. handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', 1884-94 issue duplicated mint and used to 1s., 1890-97 set mint and used, 1/2d. to 5d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' plus some handstamps in violet incl. 10d., 1903 set to 2s. mint, set used on registered piece, 1912-16 to 3s. mint, 1d. black and scarlet on thick paper blocks of four and six unmounted mint, 1922 1d. to 3d. in used blocks of four, each stamp cancelled by 1922 (Apr. 25) c.d.s., 1922-37 wmk. MCA 5s. used, 1 used with 1927 (Dec. 18) Madame Joseph fake c.d.s., wmk. Script 1/2d. to 10s. mint (less 7s.6d.) and used, additional 7s.6d. used, 11/2d. deep carmine-red with usual brown gum, 2d. with 'cleft rock' variety mint and used (2), each with faults, range of minor varieties mint to 1s., 1938-44 sets (2) used, 1953-59 to 10s. mint, 1961-65 sets (2) to 1 mint plus chalky 1, later Q.E.II range to 2011, a few covers incl. 1900-01 three incoming to P.O.W's, etc., mixed condition with some toned, many fine. (100s)
2062 | £820
Saint Helena: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a stockbook, incl. 1861 perf. 14 to 16 1d. used (3), 1863 1d. type A unused and used, 1864-80 perf. 121/2 1d. types A, B and C unused, 2d. type C unused, 3d. type B (2) and type C unused, perf. 14 x 121/2 2d. yellow unused, 4d. carmine unused, perf. 14 1d. unused, 1912-16 set mint, 1922-37 1/2d. (2), one with cleft rock, other with broken mast, mint, 1d. deep carmine-red used, 3d. pair, one with torn flag mint, 3d, with cleft rock used, 1938-44 set mint, etc. (259)
2063 | £250
Saint Helena: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, incl. 1863 1d. type A mint, 1903 set mint, 1912-16 set mint, 1934 Centenary set mint, etc., varied condition. (116)
2064 | £220
Saint Helena: A mainly mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1934 Centenary set, 1938-44 set, 1961-65 to 1 (2), range of later issues to 1988, etc., varied condition. (100s)
2065 £290
Saint Kitts-Nevis: Nevis: 1876-78 4d. orange-yellow block of four, mint, very lightly folded along horizontal perfs., otherwise fine, S.G. 18, cat. 680. Photo.
2066 £200
Saint Kitts-Nevis: 1920 die proof of King's head and Columbus issue vignette (type 4) in grey-black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), small light crease, otherwise fine. Photo.
2067 £400
Saint Kitts-Nevis: 1920-22 2s. dull purple and blue on blue, variety watermark Multiple Crown CA sideways reversed, in an unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet, fine and scarce (only 30 believed known). S.G. 32x, cat. 1,300+. Photo.
2069 | £95
Saint Vincent: 1921-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1/2d. to 1 set overprinted or perforated ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. S.G. 131 - 141s, cat. 325.
2070 | £480
Saint Vincent: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection on leaves, incl. 1862-68 perf. 11 to 121/2 4d. deep blue used, perf. 14 to 16 1s. slate-grey used, 1869 perf. 11 to 121/2 1s. brown, 1872 1s. deep rose-red used, 1875 1s. claret unused with part original gum and R.P.S. certificate (1960), 1881 1d. on 6d. bright green used, 1881 4d. bright blue used, 1902 to 2s. used, 1913-17 set mint, etc., varied condition. (198)
2071 £1000
Samoa: 1837 entire letter from missionary Alexander Macdonald on Upolu addressed to the treasurer of the London Missionary Society in London advising the drawing of a bill against salary for payment of a draper in Hitchin, headed ''Upolu 6 April 1837'' and showing ms. rate markings, Aug. 2 G.P.O. Sydney crowned oval transit, and backstamped framed ''INDIA LETTER/DOVER'' and Dec. 1 London receiving mark, both in red, ms. receiving notes include a seemingly tardy ''acknw. March 13/38''. Rev. Dr. Alexander Macdonald (1813-88),had two seasons as a ship's surgeon on whaling boats before 1834, when he decided to apply to the L.M.S.for a missionary's role. In short order he was ordained, married and sailed for Tahiti, then Rarotanga, before before arriving in Samoa in early April 1837 on or around the date of this entire. He was based on Savai'i, stationed at Safune and later at Palauli and Sapapali'i, until eventually settling in Auckland in 1850. Photo.
2072 | £450
Samoa: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1935-42 Cowan paper set, 1935 Silver Jubilee 1d. perf. 14 x 141/2, 1945-53 2s.6d. to 5 set, etc., varied condition. (113)
2074 | £320
Sarawak: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1934-41 set, 1945 BMA set, 1950 set, etc., varied condition. (114)
2075 | £620
Saudi Arabia: A mint and used accumulation in eight stockbooks, two folders and loose, incl. 1925 Pilgrim 2pi. on 1pa. mint, 1929 13/4g. blue, used horizontal pair variety imperforate between, 1931-32 set mint, 1936 Charity Tax 1/8g. unused, 1949 Air set mint, 1950 Capture set mint, 1964-72 Dam 8p. unmounted mint, 1964 Human Rights 3p. imperforate proofs, 1965 Visit 4p., 8p. (5) and 10p. (5) imperforate proofs, used with some duplication, etc. (1,000s)
2083 | £480
Seychelles: A mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1890-92 Die I and II sets, 1897 set with extra 3c. on 4c. with surcharge inverted, 1897-1900 set, 1903 set, 1906 set, 1912-16 set, 1917-22 set, 1921-32 set, 1936-49 to 5r. (both) with most shades and papers, etc., varied condition. (100s)
2095 £400
Sierra Leone: 1933 Wilberforce 1/2d. to 1 set, mainly fine mint. S.G. 168-180, cat. 1,000. Photo.
2096 £280
Sierra Leone: 1933 Wilberforce 1/2d. to 1 set, some with slightly yellowish gum otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 168-180, cat. 1,000. Photo.
2097 | £260
Sierra Leone: A mainly used selection on leaves, incl. 1933 Wilberforce to 10s. (also 1 fiscally used), etc., varied condition. (119)
2099 | £200
Singapore: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1948-52 both perf. sets, 1948 Silver Wedding set, 1955-59 set, etc., varied condition. (107)
2100 £50
Singapore: Revenues: 1964 Q.E.II $25, $100, $500, fiscally used with red seals, $100 has pulled perf. fault at top and thin, otherwise fine. Barefoot 7-9. Photo.
2101 | £680
Somaliland: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1903 sets (both), 1904 set, 1912-19 set, 1921 set, 1938 set, Officials with 1903-04 1r., etc., varied condition. (169)
2102 | £160
Somaliland: A small selection on leaves, comprising 1904 1r. to 5r. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 2r. and 3r. mint, 1921 1r. to 5r. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Official 1904-05 1r. mint, mainly good to fine.
2106 £80
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1853 slightly blued paper 1d. brick red very fine used with good to large margins. S.G. 3, cat. 325. Photo.
2107 £280
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1855-63 1d. plate proof in dull rose on ungummed paper with watermark sideways, a fine pair. Cat. 750. Photo.
2112 £750
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 'Woodblock' 4d. deep bright blue, fine used with good to large margins, lightly cancelled, rare. S.G. 14c cat. 5,000. Photo.
2115 £300
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1863-64 1s. bright emerald-green, mint marginal pair, minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 21, cat. 1,100. Photo.
2117 | £140
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A small selection of triangulars, incl. 1853 paper slightly blued 4d. (2) used, 1855-63 1s. bright yellow-green used, 1863-64 1d. deep carmine-red unused, 1d. brownish-red used, etc., varied condition. (7)
2127 | £80
South Africa: 1930-45 Unhyphenated Pictorials, 2d. blue and violet, 3d. black and red with inverted watermark, 2s.6d. green and brown, fine mint pairs. S.G. 44e, 45cw, 49, cat. 505.
2134 | £80
South Africa: 1947-54 Hyphenated Pictorials 5s. black and deep yellow-green, three pairs and two plate blocks of four, unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 122a, cat. 350.
2140 | £60
South Africa: A mint and used collection in a Lighthouse album, from 1910 to 1981, incl. some Postage Dues, mostly fine (100s)
2142 | £850
South Africa: An extensive duplicated collection of covers in seventeen large cover albums and loose leaves in four cartons, with a quantity of airmails with 1910s to 1970s first flights, 1930s to 1990s incoming flights from various countries, maritime with a range of expeditions and surveys, postage dues, censored mainly W.W.II, duplicated f.d.c's from 1910, mainly to 1960s incl. 1935 Jubilee set in blocks of six on four plain covers, top right stamp of each with 'cleft skull' flaw, Voortrekker sets, War Effort issues, maximum cards, souvenir covers, Officials, cancellations incl. exhibitions, slogans, Royal Train, large quantity of unused and used postal stationery incl. postcards, envelopes, registered envelopes, some censored, quantity of airletters, etc. (approx. 2,900)
2143 | £170
South Africa: Booklets: An accumulation with 1941 2s.6d., 1948 3s. (22, one with some airmail labels missing), all plated with the different postal slogans and with perforated or single extension hole right margins, and 1951 3s.6d. (30, three incomplete), plated from different columns, some with cover imperfections or slight toning, mainly fine, S.G. SB17, SB18, SB19, also Southern Rhodesia 1954 2s.6d. booklet and four Rhodesia. (58)
2149 | £190
South Africa: Postal Stationery: An unused and used Q.V. to K.E.VII collection in two binders with Cape of Good Hope, Natal, Orange Free State and Transvaal, with postcards, envelopes, registered envelopes, wrappers, a few p.p.c's, some Specimens, a few censored, etc. (approx. 300)
2159 | £520
South West Africa: Covers, a duplicated collection in five large cover albums and loose leaves in two cartons, with airmails mainly first flights from 1931 to 1980s, some incoming, f.d.c's 1935 to 1963 incl. Voortrekker sets, souvenir covers, censored, airletters, quantity of unused and used postal stationery incl. German South West Africa mostly unused, South Africa used in South West Africa, with lettercards, postcards, registered envelopes, a few censored, etc. (approx. 1,150)
2166 | £40
Spain: A vast accumulation of used ATM machine labels on piece in packets in two cartons, 1992 to 2007, variously denominated, both with printed dates to be used on the day of purchase, and the majority without dates, sorted by design. Michel 4-171. (many 1,000s)
2167 | £450
Spanish Colonies: A selection of mainly early issues on leaves and a stockcard, mostly mint incl. Elobey, Annobon and Corisco, Fernando Poo 1884-93 handstamped in black 50c. on 5c. (used), 1896-98 handstamped 5c. on 2c. in blue, 5c. on 10c. deep brown in blue, 1896 on fiscal 5c. on 10c. and 10c. both in blue, 1897-99 handstamps incl. 5c. on 1/8c. in black, 1898 15c. on 10c. in black, 1929 Exhibitions set, Rio de Oro 1906 15c. on 25c. used (2, one on piece), 1907 10c. on 75c., 1908 2c. on 2p., 1908 fiscal handstamped in carmine 5c. on 50c. (without control number), 1911-13 10c. on 3p., etc., varied condition. (87)
2172 £200
Sudan: 1967 1m. (4), 5m., (2), 7m. and 10m. unadopted hand painted essays, all showing different native plants, animals and the Republican Palace, mounted on card (207mm x 229mm) with De La Rue label at foot, mark to one proof, otherwise fine. Photo.
2174 | £380
Sudan: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1898 set, 1902-21 set, 1931-37 Air set, 1935 Gordon set, 1941 Palm Tree set, 1951-61 sets (2), Officials with 1936-46 set, 1948 set, Army Service with 1905 1m., 1906-11 watermark Quatrefoil set, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
2175 £90
Sudan: Army Service Stamps: 1906-11 1m. type B, a used horizontal pair, right stamp showing large gap between ''SER'' and ''VICE'' caused by a paper fold, defective but an interesting variety. S.G. A6 var.
2177 £550
Swaziland: 1889-90 perf. 121/2 x 12 2d. olive-bistre two examples used on piece, both with variety ''Swazielan'', tied by Bremersdorp 1892 datestamp in blue, fine and rare. R.P.S. certificate (1966). S.G. 2b, cat. 1,300+. Photo.
2178 | £480
Swaziland: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1933 set, 1935 Silver Jubilee set in blocks of four, one of each showing extra flagstaff, 1938-54 to 10s. (2), 1961 surcharge set, etc., varied condition. (266)
2179 | £1150
Sweden: A comprehensive used collection in three Davo albums, incl. 1855-58 3sk., 4sk. (2), 6sk. (2), 8sk. (2) and 24sk., 1856-62 1sk. (2), 3 (.) bistre (2), 1858-72 5. (4), 9. (2), 50. (4), 1862-72 17. purple (3), 17. grey, 1872-79 perf. 14 to 1r. (3), perf. 13 to 1r., 1916 Landstorm sets, 1924 U.P.U. Congress set, 1924 U.P.U. Annniversary set, and a very good range of later issues to 2000, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
2181 | £380
Sweden: A large accumulation of covers and cards contained in two cartons, incl. 1929 'Heimdalls' wreck cover with special label, 1934 ''Smalland'' crash cover, large quantity of postal stationery, cancellations with Railway T.P.O's, special event, Instructional marks, flown covers, Military mail, censored, parcel cards, etc. (100s)
2182 £3800
Switzerland: Cantonal Issues: Geneva 1849 4c. black and red, lightly cancelled by red 'rosette', good to large margins all round, small corner crease, otherwise fine and extremely rare. R.P.S. certificate (2007).
2186 | £230
Switzerland: Collection in an album, mostly used, incl. 1850 10r., 1851 5r. (2 shades), 1852 15r. (2 shades), 1854 5r. to 1f., 1862-64 set, Pro Juventute with 1915 to 1935 sets complete, later to 2011, varied condition. (100s) Stated to cat. 10,000+.
2187 | £70
Switzerland: A mint collection in an album, with Pro Juventute issues largely complete from 1913 to 1952 incl. 1915, 1916, 1917 sets, also 1938, 1943 (used) and 1948 Philatelic Exhibition miniature sheets, etc., mostly fine (100s)
2189 | £70
Switzerland: Picture postcards, a selection of unused and used examples with a good range of towns, villages, etc. (500 items)
2190 £420
Tanganyika: 1921 Watermark Mult. Script CA 12c. to 5r. set, used, mainly fine. S.G. 63-68, cat. 950. Photo.
2191 £500
Tanganyika: 1922-24 Watermark Mult. Script CA 5c. to 1 watermark upright and 1s. to 1 watermark sideways, used, mainly fine. (21) S.G. 74-88, 83a-88a. Photo.
2192 £55
Tanganyika: 1927-31 3s. imperf. plate proof in grey-brown and black on surfaced wove paper, marginal from the foot of the sheet, usual bends, otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 104 P. Photo.
2194 | £680
Tanganyika: A mainly used collection in an album, incl. Nyasaland-Rhodesian Force 1916 sets (2), 1917-21 to 5r., 1927-31 set, Officials, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
2195 | £900
Tanganyika: Cancellations and covers, a collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in five albums, incl. Daresalaam, Dabaga, Kungutas, Lupa Riva, Lupembe, Mbosi, Mbulu, range of German P.O's, postal stationery, etc. (100s)
2196 | £110
Tanganyika: Cancellations and covers, World War I, a selection of covers and cards, incl. Indian F.P.O's, censored tape and cachets, etc. (13 items)
2197 | £270
Tanganyika: Cancellations and covers, World War II, a selection of covers and card, all civil censorship items, incl. range of ''OPENED BY CENSOR'' and ''OPENED BY EXAMINER'' tape, cachets, rates, etc. (44 items)
2199 | £70
Thailand: A selection in three stockbooks, incl. 1899 1a. green used in Kedah (fault), 1912 10b. used, 1947-48 Coming of Age 10s. olive-brown used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2200 | £80
Thailand: Incoming mail, a collection of covers from 1901 to 1998, written up on leaves, incl. mail from Faroe Islands, France, Great Britain, North Borneo, Seychelles, some instructional marks, etc. (177 items)
2202 | £230
Thailand: Cancellations, an accumulation of commercial mail from 1937 to 1999, contained in two cartons, incl., range of rates, postal stationery with air letters, postcards, official mail, incoming mail, registered, instructional marks, duplication, range of modern issues on pieces, etc. (many 100s)
2203 | £110
Thailand: Cancellations, an accumulation of commercial mail from 1948 to 1998 contained in two cartons, incl. many registered items, postal stationery, range of rates, duplication, etc. (100s)
2204 | £150
Tonga: Rotary International issues, 1983 to 1995, a selection of essays, proofs, incl. 1983 Vocational Service four handpainted essays, set of four chromalin and bromide proofs, 2p. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and 2p. overprinted ''STAMP DUTY'', 1990 Rotary International Interact Project, Design file which includes original rejected artwork (part used on f.d.c. design), colour artwork for cover design, black and white photos as part of original artwork, bromide proofs set of four stamps, chromalin proof set of four, artwork for f.d.c cancellation, f.d.c., full sheets of 20 of each, stamps overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (incl. progressive proofs in gutter), 1992 Anniversaries and Events (60p. and 3p. 50 show 75th. Anniversary of Rotary Foundation), original artwork of Foundation stamps, bromide proof set of four, chromalin proof set, Artwork for f.d.c., imperforate blocks of three for 60p. and 3p.50., f.d.c., full sheets of 20 of each stamp with progressive proof gutters overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 80c. and 3p. 50 overprinted ''Stamp Duty'', etc.
2206 | £90
Trinidad and Tobago: Tobago: A selection on leaves, incl. 1879 to 1s. unused, 1880 6d. unused, etc., varied condition. (73)
2207 £200
Trinidad and Tobago: 1913-22 1d. die proof of the frame only in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/STRIKING'' and manuscript date ''26.9.18'' and initialled, fine. Ex Baillie. Photo.
2208 £200
Trinidad and Tobago: 1921-22 2d. die proof of the frame only in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/STRIKING'' and manuscript date ''5/1/22'' fine. Ex Baillie. Photo.
2209 £200
Trinidad and Tobago: 1921-22 3d. die proof of the frame only in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), marked ''AFTER/STRIKING'' and manuscript date ''9/1/22'' fine. Ex Baillie. Photo.
2210 | £300
Trinidad and Tobago: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of mainly covers in eleven albums, incl. p.p.c's, Forces mail with censors, Instructional marks with Insufficiently Paid, Postage Dues, Unclaimed, Post Paid, registered mail, etc. (100s)
2213 £210
Tristan da Cunha: Type I cachet six strikes on 'Edgar Weston' cover bearing K.E.VII 1/2d. stationery cut-outs (uncancelled), endorsed at top ''Rec'd 10 Oct 1919'', scarce. Photo.
2214 £80
Tristan da Cunha: Type IV cachet on 1928 'Union Jack' envelope to England, bearing 1881 1d. lilac and 1924-26 9d., also cancelled by Montevideo c.d.s., scarce. Photo.
2215 £80
Tristan da Cunha: Type IV cachet, three impressions on 1928 'Union Jack' envelope to England, bearing 1881 1d. lilac, 1887-92 1/2d., 1924-26 1/2d. ''G 27'' control block of four and 21/2d., also cancelled by Montevideo c.d.s's, scarce. Photo.
2216 | £130
Tristan da Cunha: A mint collection incl. 1952 set to 10s., 1954 sets to 10s., 1960 to 10s., 1961 to 1r., later definitives, commemoratives and miniature sheets to 1988, etc. (few 100s)
2217 | £95
Tristan da Cunha: An unmounted mint selection of inverted watermarks, incl. 1963 Resettlement 5s., 1988 Handicrafts 10p. and 15p., etc. (29) S.G. cat. 483.
2218 | £110
Turkey: Locals: Kustendje & Czernawoda 1865 20pa. imperforate proof in black on card (86 x 52mm), possibly a reprint, also 20pa. unused (3) and used, also some forgeries. (17)
2219 | £80
Turkey: Locals: Liannos's Post, a collection on leaves, incl. shades, some forgeries, 1866 2pi. affixed to message side and pen cancelled, used in Galata in 1922, etc. (62)
2220 | £1200
Turks and Caicos Islands: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1867 6d. unused and used, 1881 ''1/2'' on 1s. lilac type 4 unused (2), ''1/2'' on 1s. lilac type 5 unused (2), ''1/2'' on 1d. dull red type 11 unused, ''21/2'' on 6d. black used, ''21/2'' on 1s. lilac type 19 unused, '21/2'' on 1s. lilac type 23 unused, ''4'' on 1d. dull red type 28 unused, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
2221 | £190
Turks and Caicos Islands: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II unmounted mint accumulation, with many large multiples incl. 1950 definitives values to 10s. (58, very toned), 1955 sets (18+), 1957 1s.6d. (25) and 10s. (27), 1960 1 (9), etc., also packets, few f.d.c.'s, mixed condition. (100s)
2222 | £240
Turks and Caicos Islands: A mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1909-11 set, 1928 set, 1938-45 to 10s. (2), 1957 set, range of later issues to 1980, etc. (100s)
2223 £130
Uganda: 1896 (Nov.) Type-set, 5r. black, fine used on piece. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. 61, cat. 350. Photo.
2224 | £720
Uganda: A mainly used collection in an album, incl. 1896 (Nov.) 1a. type 4 (cancelled by blue crayon), type 5 pair, one with small ''o'', 2a. with small ''o'' (manuscript cancellation), 1r., 5r. unused on piece, overprinted ''L'' 1a. pair (crayon cross cancellations), 1898-1902 set, etc., varied condition. (289)
2225 | £380
Uganda: Cancellations and Covers: A collection on covers, cards, pieces and stamps in three albums, incl. Bombo, Entebbe with 1902 envelope, registered to England, bearing 1902 1/2a. (2) and 21/2a. (2), Hoima, Jinja, Masindi, slogans, etc. (100s)
2226 | £450
Uganda: Cancellations and Covers: W.W.I and II: A collection of covers, incl. W.W.I with ''OPENED BY MARTIAL LAW'' labels (2), 1916 (Oct.) envelope from Chinde to a nurse in London, readdressed to a hospital in Serbia and returned (stamp lost in transit), W.W.II with range of cachets, P.O.W. mail, etc. (35 items)
2230 £290
United States of America: 1847 Washington 10c. black, fine used with good to large margins, neat red grill cancellation. S.G. 2, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2232 £200
United States of America: 1861-68 Andrew Jackson 2c. black used with double circle ''PHILADA. PA POST OFFICE/JUL/1/3RD/'' the year date indistinct (R.P.S. certificate (2006) states ''unable to certify status of part figures below the tree line date''), however this appears to be ''63'' which would be first day usage and very rare. Photo.
2237 £880
United States of America: 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition 1c. to $2 set, mainly fair to fine mint. S.G. 291-299. Photo.
2238 £350
United States of America: 1930 Zeppelin 65c., $1.30 and $2.60, good to fine mint. S.G. A687-A689, cat. 1,500. Photo.
2240 | £2200
United States of America: A mint and used collection in a stockbook, incl. 1851-57 5c., 10c. and 12c. used, 1857-61 24c. and 30c. used, 90c. unused, 1861-62 to 90c. used, 1869 to 90c. used, 1895 to $5 used, 1912-13 Parcel Post set mint, 1913-15 Exposition perforation 12 set mint, 1922-32 to $5 mint, 1938-54 set mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2241 | £2100
United States of America: An accumulation from the 1860s onward in printed albums, loose in packets, envelopes etc. contained in six cartons, incl. 1861-62 10c. unused (corner crease), 1862-66 2c., 5c. 15c. unused (15c. with corner fault), 1869 2c. and 12c. unused with large part original gum, 1870-71 7c. without grill unused (short perfs. at left), 1875 General Taylor 5c. unused with large part original gum (some toning), 1893 Columbus 10c., 30c., 50c., and $1 unused (50c. and $1 with faults), 1898 Omaha values to 50c. unused, $1 and $2 used (all with perf. faults), 1901 Buffalo 1c. to 10c. set mint or unused, 1904 St. Louis set mint (heavily hinged), 1907 Jamestown 5c. unused large part original gum (poorly centred), 1926 White Plains miniature sheet mint (some creasing), also miniature sheets, covers with first day issues, postal stationery, selection of misperfs. and colour shifts, 1930s-80s plate blocks, presentation books, auction catalogues and literature with ''The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps'', 2006 Scott U.S. errors catalogue, two empty Davo U.S.A albums, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
2242 | £260
United States of America: A collection in three albums, mainly used, incl. 1847 5c., 1861-2 amended designs values to 24c., 1869 values to 12c., 1870-71 without grill values to 30c., 1890-93 set, 1893 to 30c., 1898 to 50c., 1902-08 to $2, etc. with special delivery, postage dues, miniature sheets etc., poor to fine. (1,000s)
2243 | £250
United States of America: A collection from 1851 to 1972 in a Minkus album, mainly used with early issues in very mixed condition incl. 1862-66 24c., 1869 1c. to 12c., 1873 12c., 30c., 1893 Columbus to 50c. (some unused), 1894-95 $1 type II (faults), 1898 Omaha to 50c., 1901 Pan-American set, 1902-08 to $1, 1918 Air set, 1923 Air set mint, 1929 ''Kans.'' and ''Nebr.'' overprinted sets mint, 1933 Zeppelin 50c. mint, postage dues, special delivery, parcel post incl. 1912-13 to $1 (less 75c.) used, booklet panes mint incl. 1928 Lindbergh 10c. pane of three, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
2244 | £100
United States of America: A mainly used collection in four albums, incl. 1893 Columbus to 50c., range of later issues to 2011, etc. (many 100s)
2247 £240
Zanzibar: India used in Zanzibar: Type Z2 duplex: A good strike cancelling 1866-78 4a. blue-green, die II and 1873 1/2a. blue on small 1882 (Oct. 16) envelope to England backstamped Aden Nov. 11th. transit, a few cover imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. Z14, Z16. Photo.
2251 | £720
Zanzibar: India used in Zanzibar: Type Z6 ''REG'' datestamp: An exceptional and extensive collection of mainly good to fine strikes on the 1882-90 issues, comprising 1/2a. blue-green (10 incl. a pair), 9p. aniline carmine (4), 1a. brown-purple (22 incl. three pairs), 1a.6p. sepia (29 incl. two pairs, a strip of three and a slightly toned block of four), 2a. blue (22 incl. a pair), 3a. orange/brown-orange (19 incl. three pairs), 4a. olive-green (25 incl. one used on piece with 1a. and two with 1a.6p.), 4a.6p. yellow-green (7), 8a. dull mauve (27), 12a. purple on red (8) and 1r. slate (23 incl. a pair), mostly fair to fine. (186) S.G. Z81-Z92, cat. 4,513+.
2252 | £95
Zanzibar: India used in Zanzibar: A selection, incl. type Z2 on 1a. deep brown single and pair, type Z5 on 1882-86 set, etc. (32)
2253 £50
Zanzibar: 1895-98 Provisional Surcharges, 21/2 type 4 in red on 2a. dull blue showing broken ''b'' and dot in ''2'' mint, corner crease, also 1895 21/2a mint S.G. 39, 8, cat. 309. Also Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1967 East African Airways 50c. variety red printing shifted, faintly yellowed gum, otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
2254 | £1700
Zanzibar: A mainly used collection in an album, incl. 1895-96 set with minor varieties, 1895-98 21/2 on 11/2a. in red, horizontal strip of four with R.P.S. certificate (1966), in black (4), 1896 set, 1899-1901 set, 1904 set, 1908-09 to 10r., 1913-18 to 10r., 1921-29 to 5r., Postage dues with 1926-30 1c., 2c., 18c., also 21c. with ''cent.s'' variety, etc., varied condition. (100s)
2255 £280
Zanzibar: Postage Dues: 1926-30 2c. and 18c. used on 1931 envelope from Kenya, tied by ''ZANZIBAR'' c.d.s's, scarce. Photo.
2256 £120
Zanzibar: Postage Dues: 1930-33 6c. tied by Zanzibar c.d.s. to 1934 envelope used locally in Zanzibar with framed ''T'' mark, the cover torn off at top right but scarce. S.G. D21. Photo.
2257 | £350
Zanzibar: Postal Stationery: A used collection in an album, incl. postcards, envelope with 1895-96 1/2a., registered envelopes with 1895-96 2a. size F and J, 1904 2a. size F, wrappers, etc. (67 items)
2258 | £200
Zanzibar: Cancellations and Covers: A selection of covers and stamps on leaves, incl. Chake Chake, paquebots, instructional marks, etc. (120 items)
2259 | £120
Zanzibar: Cancellations and Covers: World War II, a selection of censored covers, incl. cachets and tape, etc. (13 items)