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COLONIAL STAMP COMPANY
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Los Angeles, California 90036-5816


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Auction #133




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Cat / Net Est
CEYLON
487 o 2 (1) 1857 6d purple-brown Q Victoria on blued paper, wmkd Large Star, imperf, four margins, a relatively scarce and undercatalogued used stamp, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $585
488 o 5 (4) 1859 4d dull rose Q Victoria on white paper, wmkd Star, rare -- they key value to the first issue, imperf, four full margins, rich color, lightly canceled, scarce thus!, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $5850
489 o 7b (6c) 1857 6d light brown Q Victoria on white paper, wmkd Star, imperf, four margins, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1950
490 o 14 (17) 1858 ½d dull mauve Q Victoria on glazed paper, unwmkd, imperf, four margins, with a rare and attractive red cds, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $650
491 o 15 (16) 1857 ½d reddish lilac Q Victoria on blued glazed paper, unwmkd, imperf, a fairly scarce and undercatalogued used stamp, seldom seen, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $845
492 * 20A (23) 1861 6d brown Q Victoria, wmkd Star, intermediate perf 14 to 15½, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $3900
493 * 30 (32a) 1861 8d yellow-brown Q Victoria, wmkd Large Star, rough perf 14 to 15½, well centered, unused, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $2080
494 o 55c (47) 1863-66 9d sepia Q Victoria, wmkd Crown over 23mm high CC (SG Type W 5), perf 13, scarce, ex the fabled gold-medal Joseph Hackmey collection, lightly canceled, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $1300
495 * 82 (138) 1879 2R50c dull rose Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12½x14, very scarce and undercatalogued, a remarkable perfectly centered example, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2080
496 o 117a (178a) 1885 5¢ on 4¢ rose Q Victoria surcharged SG Type 21 (Scott Type a), ERROR - inverted surcharge, wmkd CA, perf 14, barred-oval numeral cancel, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $425
497 * 200-214, 202a, 203a, 204a, 204 var (301-19) 1912-25 1¢-20R K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (19) with both value tablets and SG shades, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $435
498 ** 215 (320) 1912 50R dull purple K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1690
499 * 225-44 (338-357) 1921-32 1¢-20R K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (20), OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $555
500 * 254-58 (363-67) 1927-28 1R-20R K George V, wmkd script CA, cplt (5), the 20R is quite scarce and undercatalogued, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $910
501 * 258 (367) 1927 20R dull purple and blue K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, rare and undercatalogued, a high value seldom offered as a single, especially this nice!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $780
502 o 258 (367) 1927 20R dull purple and blue K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, rare and undercatalogued, especially used, light cds plus registry crayon cancel, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1235
503 * 286c (394a) 1938 50¢ black and mauve K George VI and Wild Elephants, wmkd CA, perf 13x13½, the rarest of all the perf types, brownish OG (as issued), VF ...(PHOTO) SG $585
COOK ISLANDS
504 10 (6) 1894 1d blue Q Makea Takau, wmkd NZ and Star Wide Apart, perf 12x11½, horizontal pair plus a diagonal bisect forming the correct 2½d rate, tied by "Rarotonga" cds to piece, rare, unrecorded by Stanley Gibbons or Scott, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1040
505 * 26 (22) 1901 1d brown Queen Makea Takau with Crown overprint in black, only 2400 were overprinted, horizontal pair with distinct sharp overprint, very well centered for the issue, scarce as a multiple, particularly with gum, OG,LH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) Net Est $770
506 * 67-71 (76-80) 1921 2'-£1 New Zealand Postal Fiscal stamps overprinted "RAROTONGA" SG Type 15 in blue or red on chalk-surfaced "De La Rue" paper, wmkd NZ, perf 14½x14, cplt (5), scarce, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $360
507 o 126C var (136w) 1954 £5 indigo-blue Postal Fiscal Coat of Arms of New Zealand overprinted "COOK ISLANDS" in red, VARIETY - wmk Multiple N.Z. and Star inverted, well centered, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $555
508 * 192-94 (219-21) 1967 $2 on £1-$10 on £5 New Zealand Postal Fiscal surcharges, overprinted "COOK ISLANDS." in black or red, cplt (3) per Scott, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $460
509 o 192-93 (219-20) 1967 $2 on £1-$6 on £3 New Zealand Postal Fiscal surcharges, overprinted "COOK ISLANDS." in black or red, well centered, light cancels, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $320
CYPRUS
510 * 1 (1) 1880 ½d rose Q Victoria of Great Britain overprinted "CYPRUS" SG Type 1, Plate 12, a remarkable perfectly centered example of this stamp - notoriously off center - a 1 in 500 example!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $880
511 * 5 (5) 1880 6d grey Q Victoria of Great Britain overprinted "CYPRUS", Plate 16, only 2345 sold by the P.O. (the balance was remaindered), fresh rich color, nicely centered for this issue!, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $650
512 o 5 (5) 1880 6d grey Q Victoria of Great Britain overprinted "CYPRUS", Plate 16, only 2345 sold by the P.O. (the balance was remaindered), numeral "942" barred-oval cancel (Larnaca), fine ...(PHOTO) SG $845
513 * 8 (7) 1881 ½d on 1d red Q Victoria of Great Britain overprinted "CYPRUS" SG Type 2, surcharged half-penny (18mm) SG Type 3, scarce Plate 218, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $650
514 * 9 (8) 1881 ½d on 1d red Q Victoria of Great Britain overprinted "CYPRUS", surcharged "HALF-PENNY" 16mm long (SG Type 4), Plate 201, wmkd Large Crown, perf 14, a very scarce and drastically undercatalogued basic stamp that is seldom seen!, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $845
515 o 9 (8) 1881 ½d on 1d red Q Victoria of Great Britain overprinted "CYPRUS", surcharged "HALF-PENNY" 16mm long (SG Type 4), Plate 201, wmkd Large Crown, perf 14, a very scarce and drastically undercatalogued basic stamp that is seldom seen!, light numeral "942" (Larnaca) cancel, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $415
516 * 9 (8) 1881 ½d on 1d red Q Victoria of Great Britain overprinted "CYPRUS", surcharged "HALF PENNY" 16mm long (SG Type 4), Plate 216, the scarce plate, a very scarce and drastically undercatalogued basic stamp that is seldom seen!, very often on the want lists of advanced collectors, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $910
517 o 11-15 (11-15) 1881 ½pi-6pi Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (5), well centered, used, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1120
518 * 12 (12) 1881 1pi rose Q Victoria, Die I, wmkd CC, perf 14, OG,VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $490
519 * 15 (15) 1881 6pi olive-grey Q Victoria, Die I, wmkd CC, perf 14, quite rare, fresh and well centered, OG,VLH, XF ...(PHOTO) SG $2340
520 * 19a-25 (16a-22) 1882-86½pi-12pi Q Victoria Die I, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (7), OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1170
521 * 24a (36) 1894 6pi olive-grey Q Victoria, Die II, wmkd CA, well centered, OG,HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $325
522 o 26 (29) 1886 ½pi on ½pi green Q Victoria, wmkd CA, SG Type 10(b), SC Type I surcharge (8mm), well centered, with scarce numeral "974" (Kyrenia) cancel, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $620
523 * 28-37 (40-49) 1894-96 ½pi-45pi Q Victoria Die II, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (10), OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $325
524 o 28-37 (40-49) 1894-96 ½pi-45pi Q Victoria Die II, wmkd CA, cplt (10), including the scarce and undercatalogued used 12pi, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $530
525 * 38-47 (50-59) 1903 ½pi-45pi K Edward VII, wmkd CA, cplt (10), only 2640 printed of the 45pi, nice centering throughout, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $780
526 * 48-59, 49a, 51a, 56a (60-71, 61b, 63a, 68a) 1904-10 5pa-45pi K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (15) with all listed shades, scarce, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $635
527 o 61-71, 61a, 62a, 64a, 68a (74-84, 74c, 75b, 77b, 81a) 1912 10pa-45pi K George V, wmkd MCA, cplt (15) with all listed shades, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $420
528 * 86 (99) 1923 45pi dull purple and ultramarine K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued, very well centered!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $715
529 * 87 (100) 1923 10' green and red on pale yellow K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, originally 3017 copies were printed, however a sizeable quantity were remaindered and burned in 1924, scarce, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $520
530 o 87 (100) 1923 10' green and red on pale yellow K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, originally 3017 copies were printed, however a sizeable quantity were remaindered and burned in 1924, scarce, very rare and undercatalogued used, perfectly centered, "Nicosia" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1170
531 * 88 (101) 1923 £1 purple and black on red K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, originally only 1682 were printed, however it is important to note that a sizeable remainder of which were burned in 1924, quite scarce, vivid fresh rich color, perfectly centered, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2730
532 * 89-108, 110 (102-17, 118-22) 1924-25 ¼pi-£1 K George V, wmkd Script CA (MCA on the £1), perf 14, cplt (21), OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $715
533 * 110 (102) 1923 £1 purple and black on red K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, OG, LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $390
534 * 125-35 (133-43) 1934 ¼pi-45pi K George V pictorials, wmkd Script CA, perf 12½, cplt (11), OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $260
DOMINICA
535 * 1-3 (1-3) 1874 1d-1' Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12½, cplt (3), OG, VLH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $1335
536 o 1-3 (1-3) 1874 1d-1' Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12½, cplt (3), with "A 07" numeral cancels, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $295
537 * 4-9 (4-9) 1877-79 ½d-1' Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (6), part OG, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $940
538 ** 8 (8) 1877 6d green Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $440
539 * 10 (10) 1882 ½(d) in black, on half of 1d violet Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, a very rare and undercatalogued mint stamp - the vast majority of which were used, seldom seen!, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $880
540 o 23 (25) 1888 6d orange Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, scarce used, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $350
541 o 24 (26) 1890 1' dull magenta Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, a rare used stamp, many times more difficult than its mint counterpart and as such undercatalogued, "A 07" cancel, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1560
542 * 35-49 (37-46, 51-53c) 1907-21 ½d-5' Roseau and K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt per Scott (15), OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $350
543 o 35-49 (37-46, 51-53c) 1907-21 ½d-5' Roseau and K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt per Scott (15), lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $715
544 o 56-63 (62-70) 1921-22 ½d-2'6 Roseau, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (8), most values of this set are rare and undercatalogued used, especially the 2' and 2'6d, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1560
545 * 65-85 (71-91) 1923-33 ½d-£1 K George V, wmkd Script CA, cplt (21), OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $490
546 ** 85 (91) 1923 £1 black and purple on red K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA (sideways), perf 14, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $585
EAST AFRICA AND UGANDA PROTECTORATE
547 * 16 (16) 1903 50R grey and red-brown K Edward VII, wmkd CC, perf 14, scarce high value, OG, VLH, VF, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $3250
548 o 40-54 (44-58) 1912-21 1¢-10R K George V, wmkd MCA, cplt (15), lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $975
549 * 54 (58) 1912 10R red and green on green K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $390
550 * 55 (59) 1912 20R black and purple on red K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $620
551 * 56 (60) 1918 20R purple and blue on blue K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $715
552 * 62c, 62 (64d, 64) 1919 "4 cents" on 6¢ scarlet K George V, surcharged SG Type 5, ERROR - one stamp without surcharge in a vertical strip of four, rare as it occurred on only one row of 10 stamps (and this is one of very few examples we have offered), as such undercatalogued, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $5205
EGYPT
553 **/E 98 var (117 var footnoted) 1923-24 15m bright blue K Fouad I, imperf essay sheet-margin pair, OG,NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $415
554 * 121-24 (141-44) 1926 5m-50pi Inauguration of Port Fouad overprints, cplt (4), key set of the country, as only 1500 of the 50pi were printed and the whole issue sold out on the opening day of sale in a matter of hours, signed, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $3250
555 o 121-24 (141-44) 1926 5m-50pi Inauguration of Port Fouad overprints, cplt (4), key set of the country, as only 1500 of the 50pi were printed and the whole issue sold out on the opening day of sale in a matter of hours, each with First Day of Issue cds, each signed (50pi by Bloch), SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $2210
556 * 155 var-58 var footnoted (178a-81a) 1929 5m-20m Crown Prince Farouk Ninth Birthday trial color proofs with black or brown centers (and clearer portraits), only 2000 sets issued, cplt (4), OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $675
557 * 177-90 (219-32) 1934 1m-£1 Khedive Ismail Pasha (10th Congress of U.P.U.), cplt (14), OG, VLH, XF ...(PHOTO) SG $975
558 o 177-90 (219-32) 1934 1m-£1 Khedive Ismail Pasha (10th Congress of U.P.U.), cplt (14), well centered, lightly canceled, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $390
559 o O17-O20 (O98-O101) 1922 1m-5m "O.H.M.S." Official overprinted SG Type O43 at Bûlâq, cplt (4), the 3m is scarce and undercatalogued, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $780
560 * O21-30 (O111-20) 1922-23 1m-50m Pictorials with "O.H.E.M.S." Official overprint SG Type 44, wmkd Triple Crescent and Star, perf 14, cplt (10) including both sizes of the 15m indigo Statue of Rameses II, undercatalogued, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $570
FALKLAND ISLANDS
561 * 1 (1) 1878 1d claret Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 14, very rae, extremely well centered for this issue!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1950
562 * 20-21 (41-42) 1898 2'6d-5' Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, 14½, high values, only 6000 printed, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $685
563 o 20 (41) 1898 2'6d deep blue Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, 14½, only 6000 printed, light cancel, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $365
564 * 22-29 (43-50) 1904-08 ½d-5' K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (8), OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $620
565 o 22-29 (43-50) 1904-08 ½d-5' K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (8), lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $455
566 * 23b (44d) 1908 1d dull coppery red K Edward VII, thick paper, wmkd MCA, a scarce shade, undercatalogued mint, OG, VLH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) Net Est $520
567 * 30-40 (60-69, 67b) 1912-20 ½d-£1 K George V, wmkd MCA, cplt (11), OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1300
568 ** 52 (115) 1928 2½d on 2d purple-brown K George V South Georgia Provisional surcharge (SG Type 12), only 1179 surcharged, a scarce key stamp, seldom seen, undercatalogued, signed "T.A." (Thomas Allen - philatelic advisor to K George V), with photocopy of the BPA certificate for a block of four that this is the bottom-right example, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3380
569 * 64 (126) 1929 £1 black on red K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, rarely offered as a single, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $425
570 * 65-76 (127-38) 1933 ½d-£1 Centenary set, wmkd Script CA, perf 12, cplt (12), only 3128 issued of high value (and this £1 is signed by Diena), OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $5525
571 ** 74 (136) 1933 5' black and yellow King Penguin, wmkd MCA, perf 12, only 6221 issued, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2470
572 ** 75 (137) 1933 10' black and chestnut Coat of Arms, wmkd MCA, perf 12, only 3688 issued, top sheet-margin example, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2210
573 * 76 (138) 1933 £1 rose and black K George V Centenary high value, wmkd MSCA, perf 12, only 3128 issued, one of the Empire's most beautiful and sought-after stamps, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $3250
574 ** 84-96, 101-102 (146-163) 1938-49 ½d-£1 K George VI, wmkd Script CA, cplt (18) per Stanley Gibbons, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $620
FIJI
575 * 6 (5) 1871 1d black on rose Fiji Times Express on laid Batonne paper (thin, vertically ribbed), only 2400 printed, unused, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1430
576 * 22 (16) 1874 2¢ on 1d blue Crown and CR surcharged, with local V.R. overprint SG Type 5, signed Kohl, unused, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1430
577 * 53 var (92) 1894 ½d greenish slate Crown and VR, perf 10x11¾, extremely rare, vastly undercatalogued, OG,HR, VF, with RPSV certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2600
578 * 70A-78 (116-24) 1904-12 ½d-£1 K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (9), OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $590
579 * 79-91 (125-37) 1912-23 ¼d-£1 K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (13) per Stanley Gibbons, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $390
580 ** 91 (137) 1914 £1 purple and black on red K George V, Die I, wmkd MCA, perf 14, a rare perfectly centered example!, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $715
581 o J2 (D5a) 1917 ½d black Postage Due on laid paper, narrow setting 23mm wide (SG Type D2), perf 11, scarce, seldom seen, undercatalogued, very well centered, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $390
GAMBIA
582 o 4 var (8w) 1874 6d blue Q Victoria embossed, VARIETY - wmkd CC inverted, imperf, four full margins, light "Gambia Paid" cds in red, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $520
583 * 11a var footnoted (20B) 1881 1' deep green Q Victoria embossed, wmkd CC upright, perf 14 comb, scarce, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $490
584 * 37 var (54a) 1902 2' deep slate and orange K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perf 14, VARIETY - dented frame (row 1, pos 6 of left pane), scarce and undercatalogued, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1040
585 * 76 var (92d) 1912 4d black and red on yellow K George V, wmkd CA, VARIETY - split "A" in "Postage", elusive and undercatalogued, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $295
586 o 86 (102) 1922 5' green and red on pale yellow K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, rare and undercatalogued used, superb "Bathurst" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $520
587 o 87-96 (108-17) 1921 ½d - 4' K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (10), a very rare and vastly undercatalogued used set, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1465
588 * 117a (139) 1928 3' slate-purple K George V and Elephant, wmkd Script CA, comb perf 13.8 x 13.7, scarce, OG,VLH, XF ...(PHOTO) SG $390



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