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


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Auction #134




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Cat / Net Est
BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICA
261 * 1-13, 6a, 9a (1-13, 6a, 9a) 1891-95 1d-10' Rhodesia Coat of Arms overprinted "B.C.A.", cplt with all shades to the 10' (15), OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1185
262 o 13 (13) 1891 10' deep green Rhodesia Coat of Arms overprinted "B.C.A." SG Type 1, perf 14, 14½, very rare and significantly undercatalogued used, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $945
263 * 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, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1960
264 S 31 var (31s) 1895 £25 black and blue-green Arms of the Protectorate, unwmkd, perf 14, "SPECIMEN" overprint, unlisted in Stanley Gibbons and apparently only 4 examples are recorded, very rare, vivid fresh color, F-VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $5040
265 * 59 (57) 1898 1d vermilion and pale ultramarine "Internal Postage", Setting II, perf 12, with control marking on back, very rare mint, signed, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $13650
BRITISH EAST AFRICA
266 * 3 (3) 1890 4a on 5d dull purple and blue Q Victoria of Great Britain, surcharged and overprinted "BRITISH EAST AFRICA COMPANY", only 720 surcharged, scarce, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $840
267 o 14-30 (4-9, 11-19, 29-30) 1890-95 ½a-5R Sun and Crown set, cplt per Scott (17), of the 8a grey and the 1R grey only 1500 and 2100 respectively were ptd, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $960
268 * 38-52 (33-47) 1895 ½a-5R Sun and Crown with "British East Africa" handstamp overprint, unwmkd, perf 14, cplt (15), only 520 complete sets were overprinted, scarce, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $3850
269 * 54-59, 62-71 (49-64) 1895 ½a-5R Q Victoria stamps of India overprinted "British East Africa", cplt (16), OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1150
270 o 54-59, 62-71 (49-64) 1895 ½a-5R Q Victoria stamps of India overprinted "British East Africa", cplt (16), used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1335
271 */▲ 59 vars footnoted (64 vars footnoted) 1895 2½ on 1½a sepia Q Victoria of India overprinted "British East Africa" and surcharged SG Types 10, 13, and 14 on piece, the rare unissued UPU varieties with the overprint in brown-red, possibly from an original postal archive sent from the UPU, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1050
272 * 68 var (61 var) 1895 2R carmine and yellow-brown Q Victoria of India overprinted "British East Africa" SG Type 9, overprint ERROR - italic "c" in "Africa", unlisted in Stanley Gibbons and Scott, but comparable to those errors that are listed, scarce, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $785
273 * 88 var-93 var footnoted (80 var-85 var footnoted) 1897 ½a-7½a Zanzibar Sultan overprinted "British East Africa.", cplt (6), U.P.U. printing, with stop after "Africa", and 1a red overprint, fresh, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $420
274 * 89 var footnoted (81 var footnoted) 1897 1a indigo and red Sultan Seyyid Hamed-bin Thwain of Zanzibar overprinted "British East Africa." in red (showing stop after "Africa"), unissued (but sent to the U.P.U.), formerly Sc # 94, signed, OG,HR, fine ...(PHOTO) Net Est $280
275 * 98 var footnoted (89 var footnoted) 1897 2½ on 3a grey and red Sultan Seyyid Hamed-bin-Thwain of Zanzibar overprinted "British East Africa." in black and surcharged SG Type 12 in red, unlisted ERROR - double impression, one albino, special U.P.U. printing with stop after "Africa.", quite rare as only 26 were printed, signed Calves, OG, LH, VF, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1640
BRITISH GUIANA
276 o 5 var listed (5) 1850 12¢ black on blue "Cotton Reel" locally printed imperf, SG Type II (cut round), a great and popular Classic rarity seldom offered at all!, strong margins, double-ring "Demerara" cds, an exceptional example of this iconic and much sought after West Indies rarity, undercatalogued given the global market demand!, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $38500
277 o 8 (11) 1853-59 1¢ vermilion Seal of the Colony, original ptg (without line above value), imperf, four margins, light "Berbice" cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $2380
278 o 10 (19) 1854 4¢ blue Seal of the Colony, white line above value, imperf, four large margins, attractive "Berbice" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1120
279 o 10b (20) 1855 4¢ pale blue Seal of the Colony, white line above value, unwmkd, imperf, four full margins, light "Demerara" cds, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $980
280 o 39 var (120f) 1862 2¢ black Type-set on yellow, with manuscript initials, rouletted 6, SG Type 11 (Scott Type A7), VARIETY - italic "T" in "TWO" (row 3, pos 6), light numeral "A 03" cancel, very rare, ex-Nathan, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1260
281 o 39 var (120d) 1862 2¢ black Type-set on yellow, Sc Type A7 (SG Type 11), VARIETY - italic "S" in "CENTS" (row 3, pos 4), light "A03" cancel, scarce, fine ...(PHOTO) SG $1260
282 o 72a (136) 1879 1¢ slate Seal of Colony, wmkd CC, Variety - compound perf 14x12½, scarce, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $280
283 o 82 (137) 1878 (1¢) on 6¢ brown Seal of the Colony, provisional overprint with two horizontal bars, rare and undercatalogued used, SUPERB, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $545
284 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, one of the great basic perforated Ship rarities in all of British Guiana, well centered, light numeral cancel, signed, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $14015
285 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,unusually well centered, star grid cancel, elusive, VF-S, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1785
286 * 88A (148) 1878 (2¢) on 8¢ rose Seal of the Colony overprinted "OFFICIAL" (SG Type O2), provisional with one horizontal bar and one vertical SG Type 17, wmkd CC, perf 14, very elusive mint as the majority were used, undercatalogued, OG, HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $770
287 o 127 (188) 1888 $4 green Seal of the Colony overprinted "INLAND REVENUE" and surcharged (SG Type a), wmkd CA, perf 14, scarce (only 945 issued), as the majority were later overprinted to create the common 1¢ provisional, well centered, "Georgetown" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2100
288 * 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, with BPA certificate for the horizontal pair that this is from, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $7560
289 * 130-47 (193-205, 213-15, 233-238) 1889-1905 1¢-96¢ Seal of the Colony, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (19) per Scott, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $420
290 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, perfectly centered, light cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1260
291 * O9 (O9) 1877 6¢ brown Seal of the Colony, overprinted "OFFICIAL", the rare key value to the set, seldom seen, well centered, signed Giess and others, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $7700
292 o O9 (O9) 1877 6¢ brown Seal of the Colony, overprinted "OFFICIAL", the rare key value to the set, seldom seen, segmented cork cancel, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $840
293 o O10 (O10) 1877 8¢ rose Seal of the Colony, overprinted "OFFICIAL" in black, scarce, perfectly centered, light "Georgetown" double-ring cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1400
BRITISH HONDURAS
294 * 3 (4) 1865 1' green Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 14, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $595
295 * 9 (13) 1877-79 3d chestnut Q Victoria, perf 14, wmkd CC, relatively scarce, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $240
296 * 10 (14) 1879 4d mauve Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, perfectly centered - scarce thus!, OG, LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $420
297 * 12 (16) 1877 1' green Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, perfectly centered - scarce thus!, OG, HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $455
298 * 16 (21) 1885 6d yellow Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, only 1200 printed, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $385
299 * 18 (23) 1888 2¢ on 6d rose Q Victoria locally surcharged SG Type 2, wmkd CC, perf 12½, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $490
300 * 25 (30) 1888 50¢ on 1' grey Q Victoria surcharged SG Type 2, locally surcharged, wmkd CA, only 600 printed, undercatalogued, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1330
301 o 25 (30) 1888 50¢ on 1' grey Q Victoria surcharged SG Type 2, locally surcharged, wmkd CA, perf 14, only 600 printed, undercatalogued, light "A 06" numeral cancel, very well centered, VF-S ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1960
302 * 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, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $420
303 o 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", rarely seen used!, light "Belize" cdes, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1120
304 * 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 $910
305 * 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, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1190
306 * 57 (65) 1899 $5 green and black Q Victoria keyplate, wmkd CA, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $490
307 * 62-71 (84a-93) 1904-07 1¢-$5 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (9), OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $840
308 * 73 var (97a) 1909 5¢ ultramarine K Edward VII on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, VARIETY - damaged frame and crown (Keyplate "1", left pane row 1, pos 3), scarce and undercatalogued, checking our stock of several thousand we found only 3 examples of this variety!, well centered, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $210
309 * 104 (125) 1924 $5 purple and black on red K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, a perfectly centered high value, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $315
BRUNEI
310 * 39 (48) 1910 $25 black on red Brunei River Scene, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce, the key high value, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $910
311 o 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, very well centered with a light cds, XF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2520
BURMA
312 o 18 (18) 1937 25R orange and blue K George V of India overprinted SG Type 1a, wmkd Multiple Star, perf 14, scarce top value, lightly canceled, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $840
313 **/☐ 1N45 (J19a) 1942 6p bright blue K George VI Japanese Occupation issue, Peacock handstamped at Pyapon in black (SG Type 4), in a bottom-margin block of six, P.O. fresh, scarce as multiples, each stamp is signed M. Rowell, OG,NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $630
314 o O14 (O14) 1937 10R green and scarlet K George V of India (inscribed "India Postage") overprinted "Burma Service" SG Type O1a, wmkd Multiple Star, perf 14, scarce and seldom seen, well centered, light double-ring cds, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $490
CAMEROONS
315 ** 58b var (B6b var) 1915 3d on 30pf black and orange on buff Kaiser's Yacht overprinted "C.E.F." (SG Type 1), ERROR - surcharged triple, two albino in se-tenent horizontal pair with normal, rare, only 10 such pairs were printed (4 of which are in one collection), these examples are row 4, pos 5 and 6, ex-Robert Gibbs, with photocopy of the BPA certificate for a block of 24 that this is from, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $8640
316 o 63 (B11) 1915 2' on 2M blue Kaiser’s Yacht overprinted "C.E.F.", only 1900 issued, less than 5% were used, so it is vastly undercatalogued, perfectly centered, light "Duala" cds, F-VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2800
317 o 64 (B12) 1915 3' on 3M black-violet Kaiser’s 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 $2800
318 * 65 var footnoted (B13b) 1915 5' on 5m Kaiser's Yacht, overprinted "C.E.F.", ERROR - "S" broken at top (row 3, pos 1), rare as while 100 were printed this variety only appeared in later stages of the printing, considerably undercatalogued, OG, HR, XF ...(PHOTO) SG $1680



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