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COLONIAL STAMP COMPANY
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Auction #134




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Cat / Net Est
CEYLON
441 * 15 (16) 1857 ½d reddish lilac Q Victoria on blued glazed paper, unwmkd, imperf, four unusually large margins, rich fresh color (with none of the endemic surface rubbing!), a fairly scarce and undercatalogued stamp, seldom seen, trivial thin spot, OG, VLH, XF appearance, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $5600
442 o 19 (21) 1861 4d dull rose Q Victoria, wmkd Star, clean cut and intermediate perf 14 to 15½, used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $455
443 * 35 (36) 1861 1'9d green Q Victoria, wmkd Star, rough perf 14 to 15½, prepared for use but not issued, signed Brun, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1050
444 * 46a var (63bx) 1867 1d deep blue Q Victoria on specially produced hand-made paper, VARIETY - wmk CC reversed, perf 12½, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $630
445 o 53b var (67bx) 1869 blackish brown Q Victoria on specially produced hand-made paper, VARIETY - wmk CC reversed, perf 12½, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $105
446 * 82 (138) 1879 2R50c dull rose Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12½x14, very scarce and undercatalogued, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1120
447 * 104 (164) 1885 10¢ on 64¢ red-brown Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, provisionally surcharged SG Type 22, very scarce, well centered, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $630
448 o 117a (178a) 1885 5¢ on 4¢ rose Q Victoria surcharged SG Type 21 (Scott Type a), ERROR - inverted surcharge, wmkd CA, perf 14, well centered, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $455
449 * 147a (206a) 1888 2¢ on 4¢ rosy mauve Q Victoria surcharged SG Type 33, perf 14, wmkd CA, ERROR - surcharge inverted, undercatalogued, especially mint, OG, LH, VF-S, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $755
450 * 149a (208a) 1888 2¢ on 4¢ rosy mauve Q Victoria surcharged SG Type 34, perf 14, wmkd CA, ERROR - surcharge inverted, extremely rare and undercatalogued, OG, LH, VF-S, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $840
451 * 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, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $840
COOK ISLANDS
452 * 5a (1a) 1892 1d black Seven Star, first issue on unwatermarked white paper, ERROR - imperforate between vertical pair, very rare, as only 9 imperf pairs are recorded, position 1 and 4, with position 4 creased and thinned (as are all genuine pairs, extremely well centered OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $14000
453 * 26 (22) 1901 1d brown Queen Makea Takau with Crown overprint SG Type 5 in black, only 2400 were overprinted, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $250
454 P 77 (84) 1927 4d green and violet Harbour, Rarotonga and Mt. Ikurangi, imperf proof with four large margins, unused as issued, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $270
455 ** 85 var (100 var) 1932 1d black and lake Capt. Cook, unwmkd, VARIETY - imperf proof horizontal pair (in issued colors), four margins, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $200
456 * 107 var (123b) 1936-44 £3 green Postal Fiscal Coat of Arms of New Zealand overprinted "COOK ISLANDS." SG Type 19 in red, wmkd NZ and Star, thin, hard chalk-surfaced Wiggins Teape paper, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $630
457 ** 108 (98b) 1932 £5 indigo-blue New Zealand Postal Fiscal Coat of Arms overprinted "COOK ISLANDS." SG Type 19 in red, thick opaque white chalk-surfaced "Cowan" paper, wmkd NZ and Star Close Together, perf 14, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $700
AUSTRIAN OFFICES IN CYPRUS
458 2A8 (footnoted) 1864-65 5s rose Coat of Arms of Lombardy-Venetia, perf 9½, vertical pair on piece, with"Larnaca" straight line cancel, scarce, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $0
459 2A37-38, 2A40 (footnoted) 1876-83 3s, 5s, and 15s Emperor Franz Josef stamp of Austrian Offices in the Turkish Empire, fine print, perf 9½, tied to piece by "Larnacca di Cipro" cds, tiny flaws, a colorful and scarce franking, fine appearance ...(PHOTO) SG $0
CYPRUS
460 * 1-6 (1-6) 1880 ½d-1' Q Victoria of Great Britain overprinted "CYPRUS", cplt (6), OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $2295
461 o 2 (2) 1880 1d red Q Victoria of Great Britain overprinted "CYPRUS", Plate 174, wmkd Crown, perf 14, one of the scarcest plates, used, fine ...(PHOTO) SG $1960
462 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!, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $450
463 * 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!, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1960
464 * 11-15 (11-15) 1881 ½pi-6pi Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (5), a very rare and seldom seen mint set, 6pi signed, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $5255
465 o 11-15 (11-15) 1881 ½pi-6pi Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, cplt (5), a choice, perfectly centered set, with light cancels, scarce, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1240
466 * 15 (15) 1881 6pi olive-grey Q Victoria, Die I, wmkd CC, perf 14, quite rare, scarce key value to the set, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $2520
467 * 16 (23) 1882 ½pi on ½pi emerald-green Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, scarce, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $980
468 * 26a (27) 1886 ½ on ½pi emerald-green Q Victoria, wmkd CA, SG Type 10 surcharge (6mm), OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $420
469 o 27 (28) 1886 ½ on ½pi emerald-green Q Victoria, wmkd CC, SG Type 10 surcharge (8mm), with rare "D47" (Polymedia Camp) numeral cancel, well centered, corner thin, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1190
470 o 28-37 (40-49) 1894-96 ½pi-45pi Q Victoria Die II, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (10), including the scarce and undercatalogued used 12pi, bright colors, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $570
471 * 86 (99) 1923 45pi dull purple and ultramarine K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued, OG, VLH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) Net Est $770
472 * 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, nicely centered, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $1960
473 * 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 $770
474 o 105 (114) 1924-28 12pi chestnut and black K George V, wmkd MSCA, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued used, light cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $275
475 o 108 (117) 1924 90pi green and red on yellow K George V, wmkd Script CA, as there seems to have been very little postal usage for this denomination, consequently it is unusually difficult, undercatalogued and seldom seen used, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $770
476 * 109 (117a) 1928 £5 black on yellow K George V, wmkd MSCA, perf 14, seldom seen, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $5250
477 * 110 (102) 1923 £1 purple and black on red K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, fresh, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $420
478 o 110 (102) 1923 £1 purple and black on red K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, quite scarce used, fresh, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1190
479 ** 114-23 (123-32) 1928 ¾pi-£1 K George V Fiftieth Anniversary set, wmkd Script CA, perf 12, cplt (10), most with sheet-margin, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $840
480 o 114-23 (123-32) 1928 ¾pi-£1 K George V Fiftieth Anniversary set, wmkd Script CA, perf 12, cplt (10), a phenomenal perfectly centered and lightly canceled set which must have taken years to assemble!, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1120
481 * 125-35 (133-43) 1934 ¼pi-45pi K George V pictorials, wmkd Script CA, perf 12½, cplt (11), OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $280
DOMINICA
482 * 3 (3) 1874 1' dull magenta Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 12½, scarce, perfectly centered - rare in this quality!, OG, LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $910
483 * 10-12 (10-12) 1882-83 ½(d) in half of 1d Q Victoria, cplt (3) with all surcharges, in red or black, in horizontal pairs, scarce, and the ½ is especially scarce as most were used!, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2795
484 * 16-24, 19a (13-15, 20-26, 22a) 1883-90 ½d-1' Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (10) with all shades, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $580
485 S 17 var, 19 var, 21-23 var (20s-25s) 1886-90 ½d-6d Q Victoria overprinted "SPECIMEN", wmkd CA, perf 14, cplt (5), OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $315
486 o 23 (25) 1888 6d orange Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, scarce used, well centered, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $380
487 * 24 (26) 1890 1' dull magenta Q Victoria, wmkd CA, perf 14, part OG, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $280
488 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, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1680
489 * 25-34, 25a-31a (27-36, 27a-30a, 31b, 33a) 1903-07 ½d-5' Roseau and K Edward VII, wmkd CC, perf 14, both ordinary paper and chalk-surfaced papers (from later printings in 06-07), cplt (16), OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $715
490 o 34 (36) 1903 5' black and brown K Edward VII, wmkd CC, perf 14, well centered, light cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $240
491 * 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 $375
492 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 $770
493 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, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1680
EAST AFRICA AND UGANDA PROTECTORATE
494 * 1-14 (1-14) 1903-04 ½a-10R K Edward VII, wmkd CA or CC, perf 14, cplt (14) to the 10R, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1540
495 o 13 (13) 1903-04 grey and red 5R K Edward VII on ordinary paper, wmkd CA, perf 14, a scarce used stamp, light "Mombasa" cds, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $525
496 * 16 (16) 1903 50R grey and red-brown K Edward VII on ordinary paper, wmkd CC, perf 14, scarce high value, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $3850
497 o 17-29A (17//31) 1904-07 ½a-10R K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, cplt (14), a scarce set used!, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1680
498 o 40-54 (44-58) 1912-18 1¢-10R K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (15), a scarce used set, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1050
499 ** 55 (59) 1912 20R black and purple on red K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1330
500 o 55 (59) 1912 20R black and purple on red K George V on chalk-surfaced paper, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $700
EGYPT
501 o 3d (3e) 1866 20pa pale blue Turkish Suzerainty overprinted in black SG Type T3 (Scott Type A3), wmkd Star over Pyramid, VARIETY - perf 13, scarce, light cds, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $490
502 o Egypt - Used in Saudi Arabia 22 var (31 var) 1872-75 1pi rose-red Sphinx and Pyramid, with 1875 "GEDDA" cds, rare usage, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $630
503 * 25b var (34w) 1872 5pi yellow-green Sphinx and Pyramid, perf 12½, VARIETY - wmk inverted, very well centered, rich fresh color, OG,VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $315
504 o 49 var (64bw) 1889 10p mauve Sphinx and Pyramid, wmkd Crescent and Star, VARIETY - wmk inverted, lightly canceled, color slightly affected, fine, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $105
505 * 121-23 (141-43) 1926 5m-15m Inauguration of Port Fouad overprints, cplt (3), each signed "C.F. Hass", 15m also signed "ela" (E.L. Angeloglous), OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1575
506 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, certificate is for the set F-VF, with The Egypt Study Circle certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $2380
507 * 177-90 (219-32) 1934 1m-£1 Khedive Ismail Pasha (10th Congress of U.P.U.), cplt (14), 200m with black offset on gum, OG, LH, F-VF appearance ...(PHOTO) SG $1050
508 * O19 var (O100 var) 1922 3m yellow-orange Palace Official, overprinted SG Type O43, VARIETY - large "Hamza" in "Governmental", Zeheri Official number 19a, fresh, Charles Hass states "...unquestionably one of the scarcest official stamps of Egypt, especially with the 'large Hamza' variety", OG,LH, VF, with Charles Hass certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1000
509 o O29 (O119) 1922 15m indigo Rameses II Official, "O.H.E.M.S." overprint SG Type 2, perf 14, a scarce and difficult stamp, massively undercatalogued used (in our experience we handle 25-30 mint examples for every used example!), F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $750
510 * O29 var (O119 var) 1922-23 15m indigo Official overprinted SG Type O44, overprint VARIETY - characters broken in 3 places, not listed in Zeheri, OG,HR, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $810
FALKLAND ISLANDS
511 * 1 (1) 1878 1d claret Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 14, 14½, OG, HR, F-VF, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $1050
512 o 20-21 (41-42) 1898 2'6d-5' Q Victoria, wmkd CC, perf 14, 14½, scarce later printing of high values, only 6000 printed, each lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $735
513 * 21 (42) 1898 5' red Q Victoria, wmkd Crown CC, perf 14,14½, only 6000 printed, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $350
514 * 22-29 (43-50) 1904-08 ½d-5' K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (8), OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $665
515 o 22-29, 24a, 25a, 28a + vars (43-50, 43b-c, 44d-e, 45b, 46b, 49b) 1904-08 ½d-5' K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (15) with all listed SG shades - many of which are quite scarce, especially used, difficult to assemble, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1300
516 o 22-29 (43-50) 1904-08 ½d-5' K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt (8), light cancels throughout, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $490
517 * 30-40 (60-69, 67b) 1912-20 ½d-£1 K George V, wmkd MCA, cplt (11), OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1400
518 o 30-40 (60-69, 67b) 1912-20 ½d-£1 K George V, wmkd MCA, cplt (11), with both 5', F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1680
519 o/▲ 41-48 (73-80) 1921-29 ½d-3' K George V, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, cplt (8), 3' tied to large piece of registered cover with a nice "Port Stanley" cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $385
520 * 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, OG, VLH, XF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2730
521 * 54-64 (116-26) 1929-36 ½d-£1 K George V Fin Whale and Gentoo Penguins definitives, wmkd Script CA and MCA (£1), comb perf 14, cplt (11), a choice, hand-picked, perfectly centered set, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1960
522 o 54-64 (116-26) 1929-36 ½d-£1 K George V Fin Whale and Gentoo Penguins definitives, wmkd Script CA and MCA (£1), comb perf 14, cplt (11), a fairly scarce set, especially used, £1 with left wing-margin, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1190
523 * 65-76 (127-38) 1933 ½d-£1 Centenary set, wmkd Script CA, perf 12, cplt (12), only 3128 issued of high value, 5' signed, 10' & £1 signed Raybaudi, with Raybaudi certificate for the 6d-£1, one of the Empire's most attractive and desirable sets, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $5950
524 o 65-73 (127-35) 1933 ½d-2'6d Centenary issue, wmkd MCA & CA, perf 12, cplt (9), a nicely centered and lightly canceled set, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1030
525 ** 73 (135) 1933 2'6 black and violet Battle Memorial, wmkd MCA, perf 12, fresh, OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $700
526 ** 74 (136) 1933 5' black and yellow King Penguin, wmkd MCA, perf 12, only 6221 issued, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2800
527 o 74 (136) 1933 5' black and yellow King Penguin, wmkd MCA, perf 12, only 6221 issued, perfectly centered, light "Port Stanley" cds, scarce used, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $2100
528 o 74a (136a) 1933 5' black and yellow-orange King Penguin, wmkd MCA, perf 12, the scarce shade, light "Falklands" cds and perfectly centered--rare thus!, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $5250
529 * 75 (137) 1933 10' black and chestnut Coat of Arms, wmkd MCA, perf 12, only 3688 issued, signed Diena, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1190
530 o 75 (137) 1933 10' black and chestnut Coat of Arms (1925 "Desire the Right"), wmkd MCA, perf 12, only 3428 sold, perfectly centered, very lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $2100
531 * 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, XF ...(PHOTO) SG $3500
532 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, a nicely centered example tied to piece by rare double-ring "South Georgia" cds, SUPERB, with Bolaffi certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $4900
FIJI
533 o 3 (3) 1870 6d black on rose Fiji Times Express type-set on thin quadrille paper, only 600 printed, imperf, showing roulettes at left, position #6, with authentic (and appropriate) manuscript cancel, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $7580
534 * 6 (5) 1871 1d black on rose Fiji Times Express on laid Bâtonné paper (thin, vertically ribbed), only 2400 printed, position # 17, large margins with clear roulettes, undercatalogued, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3080
535 * 7 (6) 1871 3d black on rose Fiji Times Express on laid Bâtonné paper (thin, vertically ribbed), rouletted, position #20, only 1200 printed, signed by several, unused, VF, with Brandon certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $5040
536 * 9 (8) 1871 9d black on rose Fiji Times Express on laid Bâtonné paper, rouletted, position #23, only 1200 printed, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $9100
537 o 21 (19) 1874 2¢ on 1d blue Crown and CR surcharged SG Type 4 (in Sydney) and local V.R. overprint SG Type 6, light cancel, trace of pressed out crease, F-VF appearance, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $490
538 o 22 (16) 1874 2¢ on 1d blue Crown and CR surcharged, with local V.R. overprint SG Type 5, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $420
539 * 24 (17) 1874 6¢ on 3d green Crown and CR surcharged SG Type 4, with local "V.R." overprint (SG Type 5), signed J.B. (Böcking), OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $2800
540 o 24 (17) 1874 6¢ on 3d green Crown and CR surcharged SG Type 4, with local "V.R." overprint (SG Type 5), light "Levuka" cds, signed Bernichon and others, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1050
541 * 25 (21) 1874 12¢ on 6d rose Crown and CR surcharged SG Type 4, with local "V.R." overprint (SG Type 6), remarkably well centered - especially for this issue!, OG, LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $1400
542 o 25 (21) 1874 12¢ on 6d rose Crown and CR surcharged SG Type 4, with local "V.R." overprint (SG Type 6), lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $420
543 o 26b (18b) 1874 12¢ on 6d rose Crown and CR surcharged SG Type 4, with local V.R. overprint SG Type 5, VARIETY - enlarged cross pattée stop after "R" (row 3, pos 6), scarce, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1400
544 o 29 (24) 1875 2d black surcharge on 6¢ on 3d green Crown and CR surcharged, with local "V.R." overprint SG Types 5 and 7, unwmkd, perf 12½, used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $840
545 o 30 (22) 1875 2d on 6¢ on 3d green Cypher surcharged SG Type 4, with V.R. overprint SG Type 5, additional red 2d surcharge SG Type 7, used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $315
546 * 33 var (28c) 1876 1d grey-blue Cypher on wove paper with V.R. overprint (SG Type 8), VARIETY - void corner (row 2, pos 1), perf 12½, large part OG, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1050
547 * 40 var (46) 1882 1d ultramarine Crown and VR, wove paper, perf 10x12½, bottom sheet-margin example, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $265
548 * 59-69 (104-14) 1903 ½d-£1 K Edward VII, wmkd CA, cplt (11), rich colors, a choice hand-picked, perfectly centered set, OG,LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1260
549 o 69 (114) 1903 £1 grey-black and ultramarine K Edward VII, wmkd CA, perf 14, light "Suva" cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $700
550 * 78 (124) 1912 £1 purple and black on red K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $420
551 ** 91a (137a) 1921 £1 purple and black on red K George V, wmkd MCA, Die II, perf 14, a perfectly centered, top sheet-margin example, vivid color, choice, OG,NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $700
552 o 91a (137a) 1923 £1 purple and black on red K George V, Die II, wmkd MCA, perf 14, light double-ring cds, XF ...(PHOTO) SG $455
553 o J1 (D1) 1917 ½d black Postage Due on laid paper, wider setting SG and Sc Type D1, perf 11, scarce and undercatalogued as only 372 were printed, very well centered, light "Suva" cds, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $700
554 * J4 (D3) 1917 2d black Postage Due on laid paper, wider setting SG and Sc Type D1, perf 11, with large sheet margin (straight-edge) at right, scarce, unused as issued, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $455
555 o J4a (D5c) 1917 2d black Postage Due SG Type D2 (narrow setting), perf 11, 420 issued, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1050
556 ** (SB3a) 1940 3' black on pale greenish buff K George VI complete booklet, VARIETY - with 4 advertising pages, includes 8x Scott 117 (249), 8x Scott 118 (250) and 12x Scott 120 (253 - Die I), panes toned, OG,NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1680
GAMBIA
557 * 1a (1) 1869 4d brown Q Victoria embossed, unwmkd, imperf, four large margins, fresh, OG,VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $840
558 * 4a (7) 1874 6d deep blue Q Victoria embossed, wmkd CC, imperf, four large even margins, rich deep color, a "GEM", signed Fox, OG,VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $490
559 o 5 var footnoted (10A) 1880 ½d orange Q Victoria, VARIETY - wmk CC sideways, perf 14, scarce, light red "Gambia" cds, perfectly centered, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $595
560 * 9a var footnoted (15Aw) 1880-81 4d brown Q Victoria embossed, VARIETY - wmkd CC sideways, VARIETY - Crown to left of CC, perf 14, rare, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $840
561 o 11 var footnoted (19A) 1880-81 1' green Q Victoria embossed, VARIETY - wmkd CC sideways, perf 14 line, very rare, light "Gambia" cds in red, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $455
562 * 26 var (43a) 1898 6d olive-green and carmine Q Victoria, VARIETY - malformed "S" (row 7, pos 3, left pane, Plate 2), wmkd CA, perf 14, quite scarce, a well centered example of this one-per-sheet rarity, OG, HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $840
563 * 41-64, 41a, 42a (57-68, 72-85) 1904-09 ½d-3' K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, cplt per Stanley Gibbons (26), OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $660
564 * 55 var (79a) 1909 7½d brown and blue K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, VARIETY - dented frame (row 1 , pos 6 of the left pane - "Glover flaw"), a scarce and difficult variety, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $770
565 o 61 (68) 1905 2' deep slate and orange K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, scarce and undercatalogued, especially used, well centered, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $335
566 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 $1050
567 * 102-120 (122-42) 1922-29 ½d-10' K George V and Elephant, wmkd Script CA, cplt (19), OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $420



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