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Auction #130




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Cat / Net Est
ST. CHRISTOPHER
913 o 1 (1) 1870 1d dull rose Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12®, scarce and undercatalogued, especially used, fine ...(PHOTO) Net Est $315
914 o 5 (7) 1879 2½d red-brown Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, scarce later printing, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1565
915 o 15 (19) 1890 6d olive-brown Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, very rare used as only in use for 6 months, undercatalogued, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1000
916 o 21 (26) 1887 1d on ½d dull green Q Victoria surcharged SG Type 4, wmkd CA, perf 14, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $225
ST. HELENA
917 * 1 (1) 1856 6d blue Q Victoria, wmkd Large Star, imperf, four margins, OG,HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $625
918 * 10 (5) 1863 4d on 6d carmine Q Victoria, surcharged "FOUR PENCE" (SG Type 3) with bar 15®-16®mm, wmkd CC, imperf, unused, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $625
919 o 75-77 (89-91) 1922 1d-3d K George V, wmkd Script CA, cplt (3), all with light cds, very scarce used, seriously undercatalogued, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $750
920 * 79-93 (97-112) 1922-27 ½d-10' K George V and Badge of St. Helena, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (15), OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $530
921 * 84 var (103a) 1927 5d green and deep carmine on green K George V and Badge of St. Helena on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, VARIETY - broken mainmast (row 2, pos 1), OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $345
922 * 85 var (104a) 1922 6d grey and bright purple K George V and Badge of St. Helena on chalk-surfaced paper, VARIETY - cleft rock (row 5, pos 1), wmkd Script CA, perf 14, bottom-left sheet margin example, scarce, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $900
923 * 88 var (107c) 1927 1'6d grey and green on green K George V and Badge of St. Helena on ordinary paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, VARIETY - cleft rock (row 5, pos 1), OG, VLH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $565
924 * 91 var (110a) 1927 5' grey and green on yellow K George V and Badge of St. Helena on ordinary paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, VARIETY - broken mainmast (row 2, pos 1), OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $940
925 * 93 var (112b) 1922 10' grey and olive-green K George V and Badge of St. Helena on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, VARIETY - torn flag (row 4, pos 6), OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $2250
926 ** 94 (113) 1922 15' grey and purple on blue K George V and Badge of St. Helena on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MSCA, perf 14, the key value to the issue, very scarce, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2750
927 * 95-99 (92-96) 1922 4d- £1 K George V and Badge of St. Helena set, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (5), select perfectly centered set, scarce thus!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $625
928 * 99 (96) 1922 £1 grey and purple on red K George V and Badge of St. Helena on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $565
929 * 101-110 (114-23) 1934 ½d-10' Centenary issue, wmkd Script CA, perf 12, cplt (10), a select, perfectly centered set -- rare thus!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1065
ST. KITTS-NEVIS
930 o 36 (36) 1922 £1 purple and black on red K George V, wmkd MCA sideways, perf 14, undercatalogued, seldom offered as a single, and quite scarce used, vary light cancel, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $470
931 37, 46 (37, 45a) 1933 AP 12 Registered cover from St. Kitts-Nevis to U.S., franked with correct ½d 2oz rate to U.S. + 3d registration fee, tied with the scarce sub P.O. "Dieppe Bay" cds and purple "Boston Mass. \ Registered" transit on back, opened on right side, pristine, XF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $120
932 ** 62 (58) 1923 10' black and red on emerald, Tercentenary Caravel, wmkd Script CA sideways, perf 14, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $815
933 o 63 (59) 1923 5' black and red on pale yellow Tercentenary on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA (sideways), perf 14, quite scarce used as only 1,340 were sold in St. Kitts, light cds, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $315
934 ** 64 (60) 1923 £1 black and purple on red Tercentenary Caravel, wmkd MCA sideways, perf 14, rare high value - seldom offered as a single, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2000
ST. LUCIA
935 * 1-3 (1-3) 1860 (1d)-(6d) Q Victoria, wmkd Small Star, perf 14 to 16, cplt (3), an exceptionally well centered set!, OG, LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1565
936 * 4-6 (5-8) 1863 (1d)-(6d) Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12®, cplt (3), OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $575
937 * 5 (7) 1863 (4d) indigo Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12®, fresh, ex-Prappas, OG,LH, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $175
938 * 6 (8) 1863 (6d) emerald-green Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12®, a phenomenal, perfectly centered example (a one-in-a-thousand!) of an issue that is invariably off-center, by far the choicest example we have ever encountered and the exception that proves the rule, OG,LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $845
939 8 (12) 1864 (4d) yellow Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12®, tied to letter-sheet by oval grid cancel, posted to London with St. Lucia cds and red London receiver on front, letter describes the status of the cocoa account and shipments, interesting, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $940
940 * 11-14 (15-18) 1876 (1d)-(1') Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (4), OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $690
941 */☐ 40 (56) 1892 ½d on 3d dull mauve and green Q Victoria surcharged, Die II, wmkd CA, perf 14, top left corner sheet-margin control # 3 block of four, a scarce mint multiple, OG,VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $850
942 o 56 (76) 1905 5' green and carmine K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, very rare and considerably undercatalogued used, very seldom seen as one encounters 50 mint examples to one used, light cds, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1250
ST. VINCENT
943 * 4 (9) 1866 1' slate-grey Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 14 to 16, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $470
944 o 6 (6) 1866 4d deep blue Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 11 to 12®, numeral "A10" grid cancel, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $140
945 o 22 (20) 1873 1' lilac-rose Q Victoria, wmkd Small Star (sideways), perf 11 to 12® x 15, black numeral "A 10" cancel, fine ...(PHOTO) SG $440
946 * 29 (32) 1880 5' rose-red Seal of the Colony, wmkd Small Star, perf 11 to 12®, only 2,000 printed and a significant portion of where were later overprinted "REVENUE", perfectly centered, scarce this nice!, OG, LH, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2750
947 o 29 (32) 1880 5' rose-red Seal of the Colony, wmkd Small Star, perf 11 to 12®, only 2,000 printed and a significant portion of which were later overprinted "REVENUE", scarce used, with a ratio of easily 10 to 1 in favor of the mint, as such quite undercatalogued, this example is exceptionally well centered -- rarely met with on this stamp, light "A 10" grid cancel, a remarkable gem!, SUPERB, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3750
948 * 31a (33a) 1881 ½d on half 6d bright green Q Victoria, surcharge SG Type 4, VARIETY - unsevered pair, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $595
949 * 51 (52) 1888 6d violet Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, while 3300 were issued, 1200 were overprinted "Revenue", leaving only 2100 copies, undercatalogued, vivid color, perfectly centered, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $450
950 o 51 (52) 1888 6d violet Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, while 3300 were issued, 1200 were overprinted "Revenue", leaving only 2100 copies, several times rarer used than mint, as such undercatalogued, well centered, "A 10" grid cancel, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1015
951 o 57 (54) 1890 2½d on 4d chocolate Q Victoria, only 1500 were surcharged, grossly undercatalogued as a comparatively small percentage were used, with a smaller printing that the 5' rough perf, well centered, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $450
952 o 57a (54a) 1890 2½d on 4d chocolate Q Victoria, VARIETY - no fraction bar (row 1, pos 7 or row 2, pos 4), as such only 100 were printed, undercatalogued as it is much scarcer used than mint, perfectly centered, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1250
953 o 79 (84) 1905 5' green and blue K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perf 14, rare and undercatalogued used!, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $525
954 o 131 (141) 1928 £1 mauve and black Peace and Justice, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, scarce, and undercatalogued, light "Kingston" cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $350
SAMOA
955 o 5 (20) 1880 9d orange-brown Express 4th state of the Die (spot of color under middle stroke of "M"), perf 12, bottom row imperf margin example, nice "Apia" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $500
956 o/▲ 101-09 (101-09) 1914 ½d on 3pf-9d on 80pf Kaiser's Yacht surcharged SG Type 13 and overprinted "G.R.I.", cplt (9), light "Apia" cancels, several tied to piece, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $495
957 101c (101c) 1914 ½d on 3pf brown Kaiser's Yacht surcharged SG Type 13, VARIETY - comma after "I", tied by "Apia" cds to piece, perfectly centered, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $530
958 101 var (101d) 1914 ½d on 3pf brown Kaiser's Yacht surcharged SG Type 13, VARIETY - "1" to left of "2" in "®" (from the top row--Gibbs 1b), two examples tied by "Apia" cds to picture postcard addressed to Germany, also bearing a boxed "Passed by Censor" handstamp, a scarce commercial usage of this issue, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $790
959 * 110 (110) 1914 1' on 1M carmine Kaiser's Yacht overprinted "G.R.I." and surcharged SG Type 14, unwmkd, perf 14®x14, a key rarity (only 100 issued), signed Diena, OG, VLH, VF, with RPS of New Zealand certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $4065
960 112 (113) 1914 3' on 3M violet-black Kaiser's Yacht overprinted "G.R.I." and surcharged, only 458 printed, a right-hand sheet-margin example tied by "Apia" cds to piece, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1500
961 113 (114) 1914 5' on 5M carmine and black Kaiser's Yacht surcharged and overprinted "G.R.I." SG Type 14, only 535 printed, tied by "Apia" cds to piece, perfectly centered, SUPERB, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $1250
962 * 126 (132 var footnoted) 1925 £2 violet Q Victoria of New Zealand Postal Fiscal overprinted "SAMOA." SG Type 15 in red, on chalk-surfaced De La Rue paper, wmkd NZ and Star sideways, perf 14®x14, comb, formerly listed as SG 133, undercatalogued, rather scarce and seldom seen, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $0
963 * 195-202 (207-214) 1945-48 2'6d-?5 Coats of Arms Postal Fiscal of New Zealand overprinted "WESTERN SAMOA." SG Type 27 in blue or red, on thin hard, chalk-surfaced "Wiggins Teape" paper, wmkd multiple N.Z. and Star, perf 14, cplt (8), scarce, OG,VLH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $1630
964 o 199 (211) 1948 30' brown Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal of New Zealand overprinted "WESTERN SAMOA." SG Type 27 in blue on thin hard, chalk-surfaced "Wiggins Teape" paper, wmkd Multiple N.Z. and Star, perf 14, well centered, light cancel, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $375
965 o 200 (212) 1945 £2 violet Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal of New Zealand overprinted "WESTERN SAMOA." SG Type 27 in red on thin hard, chalk-surfaced "Wiggins Teape" paper, wmkd multiple N.Z. and Star, well centered, light cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $345
966 * 201 (213) 1948 £3 green Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal of New Zealand overprinted "WESTERN SAMOA." SG Type 27 in blue on thin hard, chalk-surfaced "Wiggins Teape" paper, wmkd Multiple N.Z. and Star, perf 14, scarce as only 2,491 were overprinted, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $375
967 o 201 (213) 1948 £3 green Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal of New Zealand overprinted "WESTERN SAMOA." SG Type 27 in blue on thin hard, chalk-surfaced "Wiggins Teape" paper, wmkd Multiple N.Z. and Star, perf 14, scarce as only 2,491 were overprinted, well centered, light "Apia" cancel, XF ...(PHOTO) SG $470
968 ** 202 (214) 1946 £5 indigo-blue New Zealand Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal overprinted "WESTERN SAMOA." SG Type 27 on thin hard, chalk-surfaced "Wiggins Teape" paper, wmkd Multiple N.Z. and Star, perf 14, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $530
MAURITIUS / USED IN SEYCHELLES - RODRIQUES ISLAND
969 o A51 (Z58) 1883-90 4? carmine Q Victoria of Mauritius, wmkd CA, used in Rodrigues Island with "B 65" numeral cancel, rare, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1400
970 o A52 (Z60) 1883-90 25? olive-yellow Q Victoria of Mauritius, wmkd CA, used in Rodrigues Island with "B 65" numeral cancel, rare, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1375
SEYCHELLES
971 * 22a (15a) 1893 3? on 4? carmine and green Q Victoria Die II, local surcharge SG Type 2, ERROR - surcharge inverted, wmkd CA, perf 14, OG, LH, F-VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $375
SIERRA LEONE
972 * 1a (1) 1859 6d dull purple Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 14, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $315
973 * 1b (2) 1865 6d grey-lilac Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 14, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $375
974 12 (17) 1877 May Domestic cover from Freetown to "SHERBRO" (BONTHE) franked by 1d rose-red Q Victoria and tied by "B31" bar-oval cancel, an additional red "Paid \ AT \ Sierra \ Leone \ JY 2 \ 1877" on back, fine ...(PHOTO) Net Est $350
975 * 16 (21) 1876 4d blue Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, very rare mint as the majority of the printing was used postally, as such habitually undercatalogued!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1505
976 * 32 (38) 1893 ½d on 1½d lilac Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, SG Type 3 local "HALF PENNY" surcharge, scarce, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1375
977 o 45 (52) 1896-97 5' green and carmine Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, quite rare used (it took me years to find a used example for the great Cooper collection!), undercatalogued, light "Freetown" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $940
978 o 46 (53) 1896 £1 purple on red Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, seldom offered as a single, quite scarce used, undercatalogued, well centered, very lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1500
979 * 48-51 (55-58) 1897 2½d on 3d dull purple and green Q Victoria Stamp Duty surcharged SG Types 8, 10-12, cplt (4), rare as only 148 were printed of Type 12, undercatalogued, with Philatelic Foundation certificate for the scarce key value, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2105
980 o 50 (57) 1897 2½d on 3d dull purple and green Q Victoria Stamp Duty, surcharged SG Type 11 (Scott Type c), wmkd CA over Crown, perf 14, only 296 printed, quite scarce used, very well centered, light "Freetown" cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $940
981 * 52-55 (59-62) 1897 2½d on 6d dull purple and green Q Victoria Stamp Duty surcharged SG Types 8, 10-12, cplt (4), rare as only 196 were printed of Type 12, undercatalogued, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1345
982 o 52-55 (59-62) 1897 2½d on 6d dull purple and green Q Victoria Stamp Duty surcharged SG Types 8, 10-12, cplt (4), rare as only 196 were printed of Type 12, undercatalogued, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1745
983 ** 54 (61) 1897 2½d on 6d dull purple and green Q Victoria Stamp Duty overprinted SG Type 11 (Scott Type c), only 392 printed, signed Holcombe and Diena, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $750
984 * 55 (62) 1897 2½d on 6d dull purple and green Stamp Duty, Scott Type d (SG Type 12) surcharge, only 196 printed, fresh color, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1005
985 * 58 (66) 1897 2½d on 1' dull lilac Q Victoria Stamp Duty, SG Type 11 (Scott Type c), rare and undercatalogued considering only 284 were printed, OG, VLH, VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1705
986 * 64-76, 79 (73-85) 1903 ½d- £1 K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (13) per Stanley Gibbons, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $565
987 69 (78) 1903 Dec 14 Registered internal cover to Moyamba franked with 3d dull purple and grey K Edward VII and tied with Sierra Leone registry cancel, with "Moyamba" scarce village cds on back, fine ...(PHOTO) Net Est $300
988 ** 76 (85) 1903 £1 purple on red K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perfectly centered, fresh, rare never hinged!, OG,NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $690
989 o 76 (85) 1903 £1 purple on red K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perf 14, an exceedingly difficult, and seldom seen, used stamp -- easily 20 times more rare than the mint, well centered, SUPERB, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2000
990 * 77-89 (86-98) 1904-05 ½d- £1 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (13), OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $530
991 * 89 (98) 1905 £1 purple on red K Edward VII, perf 14, wmkd MCA, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $565
992 o 90-102 (99-111) 1907-12 ½d- £1 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (13), used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $405
993 102 (111) 1911 £1 purple and black on red K Edward VII on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, tied to piece by light cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $315
994 1917 1d red K George V red Postal Stationery Reply card, tied by Freetown cds, also bearing single-line "Passed by Censor" handstamp, sent to Switzerland, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $155
995 o 119 (128) 1912 £1 black and purple on red K George V and Elephant on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued used, with perfect 'socked-on-the-nose' "Freetown" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $440
996 o 120 (129) 1912 £2 blue and dull purple K George V and Elephant, wmkd MCA, perf 14, lightly canceled, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3500
997 * 138 (147) 1923 £2 blue and dull purple K George V and Elephant, wmkd Script CA, much scarcer than the wmkd MCA as only 1560 ptd, a remarkable, perfectly centered example with fresh color, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $1125
998 * 139 (148) 1923 £5 orange and green K George V and Elephant, wmkd Script CA, much scarcer than the wmkd MCA as only 1020 issued, very well centered, OG, LH, SUPERB, with Philatelic Foundation certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $4375
999 * 140-52 (155-67) 1932 ½d- £1 K George V "Palms", wmkd Script CA, perf 12®, 12, cplt (13), OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $345
1000 o 140-52 (155-67) 1932 ½d- £1 K George V "Palms", wmkd Script CA, perf 12®, 12, cplt (13), much scarcer used than mint, seldom seen, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $595
1001 ** 164 (179) 1933 10' black and sage-green K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $750
1002 o 164 (179) 1933 10' black and sage-green K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, scarce used, nicely centered, light oval registry cancel, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $625
1003 ** 165 (180) 1933 £1 violet and orange Wilberforce "Freetown harbour" high value, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, elusive and seldom offered as a single, rich color, perfectly centered, very rare thus!, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1625



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