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COLONIAL STAMP COMPANY
5757 Wilshire Blvd., Penthouse 8
Los Angeles, California 90036-5816


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Auction #133




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Cat / Net Est
BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICA
290 * 29 (29) 1895 £1 black and yellow-orange Arms of the Protectorate, unwmkd, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued mint as the majority were used postally or fiscally, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1820
291 * 43-54 (43-50a, 57d, 57e, 58) 1897-1901 1d-10' Arms of the Protectorate, wmkd CA or CC, cplt (12) including the scarce 3', most of which were later overprinted for the 1d provisional, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1075
292 o 43-55 (43-51, 57d, 57e, 58) 1897-1901 1d-£1 Arms of the Protectorate, wmkd CA or CC, cplt (13) including the scarce 3', most of which were later overprinted for the 1d provisional, light cancels, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1455
293 ** 55 (51) 1897 £1 black and dull purple Arms of the Protectorate, wmkd CC, perf 14, OG, NH, XF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1300
294 **/*/☐ 57a (53a) 1897 1d on 3' black and sea-green Arms of the Protectorate surcharged "ONE PENNY" SG Type 9 in red, wmkd CC, perf 14, block of nine (rows 3, 4, 5 pos 1-3 each row) with center stamp ERROR - "PNNEY" (row 4, pos 2) mint NH, less than 5 recorded in blocks of nine, fresh and bright colors, ex-County Collection, rarely offered, SUPERB, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $16825
295 ** 57c (53c) 1897 1d on 3' black and sea-green Arms of the Protectorate surcharged "ONE PENNY" SG Type 9 in red, wmkd CC, perf 14, horizontal pair each with ERROR - overprint double, traces of red interleaving on back as normal, fresh, well centered, bright colors, not common in multiples, signed Bloch OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2010
296 * 60-68 (59-66) 1903-04 1d-£1 K Edward VII, wmkd CA or CC, perf 14, cplt (9), OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $845
297 * 66 var (64w) 1903-04 4' dull and bright purple K Edward VII, VARIETY - wmk CC inverted, perf 14, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1950
BRITISH EAST AFRICA
298 * 2 (2) 1890 1a on 2d grey-green and carmine Q Victoria of Great Britain, surcharged and overprinted "BRITISH EAST AFRICA COMPANY" SG Type 2, only 1440 surcharged, signed Roumet, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $650
299 o 52 (47) 1895 5R grey-green Sun and Crown handstamped "British East Africa" SG Type 6 at Mombasa, wmkd CA. perf 14, only 568 printed, scarce, very early - July, 29, 1895 - usage!, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $390
300 * 54-59, 62-71 (49-64) 1895 ½a-5R Q Victoria stamps of India overprinted "British East Africa", cplt (16), OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1065
301 * 59 var (64 var footnoted) 1895 2½ on 1½a sepia Q Victoria of India overprinted and surcharged, bright red surcharge (Sc Type a, SG Type 10), ERROR - inverted "s" in "British", unlisted in Scott, rare, fresh, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1560
302 * 89 var footnoted (81 var footnoted) 1897 1a indigo and red Sultan Seyyid Hamed-bin-Thwain of Zanzibar overprinted "British East Africa" SG Type 8 in red, U.P.U. printing, with stop after "Africa", OG, LH, fine ...(PHOTO) Net Est $260
303 o 98-100 (89-91) 1897 2½a on 3a Sultan of Zanzibar overprinted "British East Africa", cplt (3) with all types, only 600 printed of SG Type 13 -- scarce and undercatalogued, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $330
304 * 102b (92b) 1903 1R bright ultramarine Q Victoria and Large Lions, wmkd CC, perf 14, the very rare shade from the later printing, undercatalogued, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $715
305 o 102b (92b) 1903 1R bright ultramarine Q Victoria and Large Lions, wmkd CC, perf 14, extremely rare used as this was the last stamp issued and saw very little use before being withdrawn, undercatalogued, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1250
306 * 105 var (95x) 4R carmine Q Victoria Large Lions, perf 14, ERROR - wmk CC reversed, very rare as only one pane was printed, fresh color, perfectly centered, OG,VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $1105
BRITISH GUIANA
307 o 10 (19) 1854 4¢ blue Seal of the Colony, white line above value, imperf, four full large margins, light "Demerara" cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $1040
308 o 10b (20) 1855 4¢ pale blue Seal of the Colony, white line above value, unwmkd, imperf, four margins, superb "Demerara" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $910
309 * 17 (40) 1861 1¢ reddish brown Seal of the Colony, thick paper, perf 12, part OG, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $715
310 * 18 (29) 1860-63 1¢ pale rose Seal of the Colony, thick paper, perf 12, a great mint rarity - very seldom seen at all!, large part OG, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $4550
311 o 18 (29) 1860-63 1¢ pale rose Seal of the Colony, thick paper, perf 12, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $360
312 * 21 (37) 1860-63 12¢ grey-lilac Seal of the Colony on thick paper, perf 12, rich color, perfectly centered -- very rare thus!, OG, LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3900
313 o 28 (50) 1862 24¢ green Seal of the Colony, perf 12, thin paper, undercatalogued used, light "A 03" cancel, marvelously well centered, XF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $260
314 o 39 var (120d) 1862 2¢ black Type-set on yellow, with manuscript initials, rouletted 6, Sc Type A7 (SG Type 11), VARIETY - italic "S" in "CENTS" (row 3, pos 4), light numeral "A 03" grid cancel, very rare, ex-Nathan, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1170
315 o 43 (122) 1862 4¢ black Type-set on blue, SG Type 13 (Scott Type A11) with inner frame lines, rouletted 6, quite scarce used, lightly canceled, fine ...(PHOTO) SG $1300
316 * 54c (98) 1866 12¢ grey-lilac Seal of the Colony, unwmkd, medium paper, perf 10, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $455
317 o 74a (135) 1877 4¢ blue Seal of Colony, wmkd CC, perf 12½, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $260
318 o 85-87 (144-46) 1878 (1¢) on 4¢-(2¢) on 8¢ Seal of the Colony overprinted "OFFICIAL", provisional with two horizontal bars and one vertical, cplt (3), the 8¢ being especially scarce, used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1295
319 * 85 (144) 1878 (1¢) on 4¢ blue Seal of the Colony overprinted "OFFICIAL", provisional with two horizontal bars and one vertical, wmkd CC, perf 14, rather scarce mint, seldom offered, undercatalogued, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1040
320 o 85a (147) 1878 (1¢) on 4¢ blue Ship Official surcharged with one horizontal bar and one vertical bar, only one sheet was surcharged for postal use, extremely rare, and considerably undercatalogued, the greatest basic perforated Ship rarity in all of British Guiana, lightly canceled, VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $12515
321 o 87 (146) 1878 (2¢) on 8¢ rose Seal of the Colony overprinted "OFFICIAL", provisional with two horizontal bars and one vertical, seriously undercatalogued, it was missing from the Ferrari collection, well centered, lightly canceled, F-VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1660
322 o 95 (151) 1881 2¢ on 96¢ olive-bistre Seal of the Colony, provisional overprint bar through value and surcharged SG Type 20, an extremely rare and seldom seen used stamp, significantly undercatalogued, very well centered, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $520
323 o 96 (153) 1881 1¢ on 12¢ brownish purple Seal of Colony surcharge on OFFICIAL (SG Type O4) , exceptional centering and perf quality -- very rare thus!, light cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $295
324 o 100 (158) 1881 2 on 24¢ emerald-green Seal of the Colony overprinted "OFFICIAL", surcharged in black (SG Type 24), rare as it only occurred 5 times in the setting of 60 -- only 500 printed, few of which were used, light cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1755
325 o 105a (165b) 1882 2¢ yellow Ship (3 masts), VARIETY - without "SPECIMEN" perfin, perf 12, well centered, light cds, scarce, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $910
326 o 124 (185) 1888 $1 green Seal of the Colony overprinted "INLAND REVENUE" and surcharged, wmkd CA, perf 14, rare (only 146 issued), undercatalogued, as apparently all the others were later overprinted to create the common 1¢ provisional, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2535
327 ** 125 (186) 1888 $2 green Seal of the Colony overprinted "INLAND REVENUE" and surcharged, wmkd CA, perf 14, only 544 issued, undercatalogued, as the majority were later overprinted to create the common 1¢ provisional, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $650
328 * 127A (188a) 1888 $4 green Seal of the Colony overprinted "INLAND REVENUE" and surcharged with large "4" (3½mm) Type II (SG Type b), only 188 issued, a significant portion of which were subsequently overprinted to create the common 1¢ provisional, a notoriously scarce and vastly undercatalogued stamp, seldom seen, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $5850
329 o 171 (251) 1905 $2.40 green and violet Seal of the Colony overprinted "POSTAGE AND REVENUE", wmkd MCA, perf 14, extremely scarce and undercatalogued used, rarely offered, light "Georgetown" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1170
330 o 178-87, 189 (259-69) 1913-16 1¢-96¢ K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (11) per Stanley Gibbons, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $295
331 o 191-201 (272-82) 1921-27 1¢-96¢ K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (11), light cancels, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $235
BRITISH HONDURAS
332 * 6 (9) 1872-79 6d rose Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12½, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $585
333 1875 Feb 15 stampless folded letter with enclosure from London to Belize with red "Lombard St", "PAID" cds, ‘p’. R.M. Str ‘Tagus’ showing ‘1/-’ manuscript charge mark (magenta), and black "Belize" receiver (MR 12) on front, attractive early incoming letter, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $365
334 o 8-12, 8b (11-16) 1877-79 1d-1' Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (6) with all listed shades, scarce, the 6d is especially scarce used, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $415
335 o 13-17, 14b (17-22) 1882-87 1d-1' Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (6) with all listed shades, only 1200 of the 6d and 1400 of the 1' were printed, however a high percentage were later overprinted to create the common 20¢ on 6d and 20¢ on 1', which helps explain their scarcity, lightly canceled, rare, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $610
336 * 46 (61) 1898 25¢ red-brown and green Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, a deceptively scarce and undercatalogued stamp as within months of its issue the majority were further overprinted "Revenue", OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $520
337 * 48-51 (66-69) 1899 5¢-50¢ (on 1') Q Victoria overprinted "REVENUE", cplt (4), the high value is scarce and undercatalogued, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $845
338 * 51 (69) 1899 50¢ on 1' grey Q Victoria, wmkd CA, provisional "REVENUE" overprint (12mm), scarce, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $715
339 * 51b (69c) 1899 50¢ on 1' grey Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, provisional "REVENUE" overprint 11mm, scarce and undercatalogued--occurring only 17 times in the setting of 60, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1105
340 * 62-71, 62a, 63a (84-93, 84a, 85a) 1904-07 1¢-$5 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (11) with all listed papers, OG, LH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $795
341 S 65-71 var (87s-93s) 1904-07 10¢-$5 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, set of 6 overprinted "Specimen", OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $325
342 * 75-84 (101-10) 1913-21 1¢-$5 K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (10), OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $520
343 * 84 (110) 1913 $5 purple and black on red K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce, a choice, perfectly centered Control number ("3") sheet-margin example - scarce thus!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $360
344 * 104 (125) 1924 $5 purple and black on red K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $295
BRUNEI
345 N9 (J9) 1942 8¢ grey-black View on Brunei River with Japanese Occupation overprint SG Type 1 in violet, wmkd MSCA, perf 14, one of the scarcest "key" values to the whole set, rare and undercatalogued, VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1755
346 * N18 (J18) 1944 $5 carmine on green View on Brunei River with Japanese Occupation overprint SG Type 1 in violet, wmkd MCA, perf 14, with right-hand sheet margin, signed Rowell, OG, LH, VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $1300
BURMA
347 **/☐ 1N45 (J19a) 1942 6p bright blue K George VI Japanese Occupation issue, Peacock handstamped at Pyapon in black (SG Type 4), in a block of ten, P.O. fresh, scarce as multiples, each stamp is signed M. Rowell, OG,NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $975
348 **/☐ 1N46 (J19b) 1942 1a purple-brown K George VI Japanese Occupation issue, Peacock handstamp at Pyapon in black (SG Type 4), left-margin block of six, P.O. fresh, each stamp signed Milo Rowell, OG,NH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $780
CAMEROONS
349 o 53-65 (B1-13) 1915 ½d on 3pf - 5' on 5M Yacht set overprinted "C.E.F." and surcharged, cplt (13), only 1900 issued of the high values, relatively few of which were used, complete set canceled at Duala, with Gibbs certificate for complete set that these shilling values are from, several pence values are signed Kosack, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $11700
350 * 55f (B3c) 1915 1d on 10pf carmine Yacht overprinted "C.E.F.", ERROR - "1 d." double, scarce as only 20 examples were printed, light hairline gum crease, ex-Dr. Bratzel collection, OG, HR, VF appearance, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $2600
351 ** 55g (B3ba) 1915 1d on 10pf carmine Yacht overprinted "C.E.F.", ERROR - surcharge double, one albino, scarce, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $625
352 ** 58b (B6b) 1915 3d on 30pf black and orange on buff Kaiser's Yacht overprinted "C.E.F." (SG Type 1), ERROR - surcharged triple, two albino, rare, only 50 printed (12 of which are in one collection), this example is row 2, pos 4, ex-Robert Gibbs, with photocopy of the BPA certificate for a block of 24 that this is from, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1855
353 * 62 (B10) 1915 1' on 1M carmine Yacht overprinted "C.E.F.", only 1900 issued, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $390
354 o 62 (B10) 1915 1' on 1M carmine Yacht overprinted "C.E.F.", only 1900 issued, probably less than 5% were used, so this is seriously undercatalogued!, with "Duala" cds, perfectly centered, signed Holcombe, SUPERB, with Holcombe certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2340
355 o 63 (B11) 1915 2' on 2M blue Yacht overprinted "C.E.F.", only 1900 issued, less than 5% were used, so it is vastly undercatalogued, light "Duala" cds, F-VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2600
356 ** 64 (B12) 1915 3' on 3M black-violet Yacht overprinted "C.E.F.", only 1900 issued, bottom sheet-margin example, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $880
357 ** 65 (B13) 1915 5' on 5M slate and carmine Kaiser's Yacht overprinted "C.E.F." (SG Type 1), only 1900 issued, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1075
358 * 65 var footnoted (B13b) 1915 5' on 5m Yacht overprinted "C.E.F.", ERROR - "S" broken at top (row 3, pos 1), rare as only 100 were printed, perfectly centered, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $1560



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