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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH

Auction # 144

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH :
Ascension.
827
1938-53 KGVI Pictorial Definitive set MLH with a range of extra perforation variations including both perfs of 5/- and 10/- values. (24 Stamps). Sg 38b-47a. Catalogue Value 548.00.1938-53 KGVI Pictorial Definitive set MLH with a range of extra perforation variations including both perfs of 5/- and 10/- values. (24 Stamps). Sg 38b-47a. Catalogue Value 548.00.
250
200
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Barbados.
828
Collection of mint KGVI issues including few covers on neatly annotated album leaves. Catalogue Value 310.00.
65
75
sold
829
1953-61 QEII Definitive set to $1.20 value (5 is toned), British Honduras 1953-62 QEII Definitive set excluding 50 value, Cayman Islands 1953-62 QEII Definitive set to 10/- value and Trinidad and Tobago 1953-59 QEII Definitive set MLH. Also St. Helena 1948 10/- Royal Wedding fine used. Catalogue Value 287.00.
60
65
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British Africa.
830
Malawi, Rhodesia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe collection of hundreds of MUH stamps from 1960's to 1980's including numerous sets and miniature sheets with some duplication. High catalogue value.
150
160
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British Guiana.
831
1839 Letter from Demerara, handed to the master of the ship "Landbach", with manuscript 1/7 rate, addressed to London, with 2 line "Liverpool Ship Letter" marking and London backstamp. Ex Arthur White and shown on Siegel's reference site.
100
80
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832
1852 1c Black on Magenta Long Type imperf with 4 good margins, thinned and repaired with small closed tear in margin, cancelled with Demerara CDS postmark. Attractive space filler. 2002 Royal Philatelic Society certificate. In addition to the genuine copy a forged example is included. Sg 9. Catalogue Value 5,500.00.1852 1c Black on Magenta Long Type imperf with 4 good margins, thinned and repaired with small closed tear in margin, cancelled with Demerara CDS postmark. Attractive space filler. 2002 Royal Philatelic Society certificate. In addition to the genuine copy a forged example is included. Sg 9. Catalogue Value 5,500.00.
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833
1856, 4c Black on Magenta provisional imperf with 4 full to large margins, initialled by the postmaster EDW with light Demerara, July 1856 CDS postmark. Light vertical crease. A sound and attractive example of this rare stamp, the companion stamp to the unique 1 Black on Magenta. B.P.A. certificate. Examples in the 2014 Feldman Du Pont collection auction fetched between Euro 40,000 and Euro 50,000. Sg 24. Catalogue Value 25,000.00.1856, 4c Black on Magenta provisional imperf with 4 full to large margins, initialled by the postmaster EDW with light Demerara, July 1856 CDS postmark. Light vertical crease. A sound and attractive example of this rare stamp, the companion stamp to the unique 1 Black on Magenta. B.P.A. certificate. Examples in the 2014 Feldman Du Pont collection auction fetched between Euro 40,000 and Euro 50,000. Sg 24. Catalogue Value 25,000.00.
7500
7500
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834
1857 Entire from Demerara to London, with manuscript 6 rate marking and clear Demerara double Arc CDS backstamp and London CDS transit marking.1857 Entire from Demerara to London, with manuscript 6 rate marking and clear Demerara double Arc CDS backstamp and London CDS transit marking.
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80
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835
The Postage Stamps and Postal History of British Guiana by Townsend & Howe. The definitive hardcover work for the stamps of British Guiana, 424 pages including numerous Black and White and Colour plates, a limited edition of 500 copies published in 1970. Marks on spine, but otherwise in excellent condition. Rarely offered.
250
200
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British Virgin Islands.
836
1867 1/- Black and Rose-Carmine Virgin issue on toned paper with Crimson border in margins, in attractive MLH marginal block of 4. Catalogue Value 300.00.1867 1/- Black and Rose-Carmine Virgin issue on toned paper with Crimson border in margins, in attractive MLH marginal block of 4. Catalogue Value 300.00.
140
112
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Canada; Nova Scotia.
837
1851 3d Deep Blue Imperf with 4 margins VFU. Ex Ferrary with 1974 British Philatelic certificate. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 170.00.1851 3d Deep Blue Imperf with 4 margins VFU. Ex Ferrary with 1974 British Philatelic certificate. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 170.00.
80
80
sold
Canada.
838
Collection of hundreds of mostly used stamps from 1859 to 1952, including highly catalogued items and range of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island issues. Usual variable condition and some duplication.
120
110
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839
Collection of many hundreds of mint and used stamps from early to modern including a useful range of early items and numerous sets on Darnell album pages to 1990, Hagner sheets, folder and loose leaf album. Some duplication. 2011 Unitrade Catalogue Value over Can$1,500.00.
180
250
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840
Collection of many hundreds of mostly used stamps from early to modern in 3 albums and on leaves including some useful items.
120
90
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841
Accumulation of tens of thousands of used stamps from early to modern in 2 quality stockbooks, off paper in shoebox and sorted into envelopes , plus bundle of illustrated FDC's and postal stationary items in wine carton. Some mint content and heavy duplication. Noted 1946 50 and $1.00 Peace Re-conversion blocks of 4 MUH.
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110
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Canada; Newfoundland.
842
1933 $4.50 on 75 Yellow Brown Balboa Transatlantic Flight issue MLH and well centered. Catalogue Value 275.00.1933 $4.50 on 75 Yellow Brown Balboa Transatlantic Flight issue MLH and well centered. Catalogue Value 275.00.
130
150
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Cape of Good Hope.
843
Collection of 51 used stamps from 1855 to 1904 including 1d (2), 4d (3), 6d (2) and 1/- Triangle issues in average condition, plus range of 24 mint Transvaal issues. Very high catalogue value.Collection of 51 used stamps from 1855 to 1904 including 1d (2), 4d (3), 6d (2) and 1/- Triangle issues in average condition, plus range of 24 mint Transvaal issues. Very high catalogue value.
150
140
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Falkland Islands.
844
1938-50 KGVI Pictorial Definitive set MLH including both shades of 1d Black and Carmine. Sg 146-163. Catalogue Value 510.00.1938-50 KGVI Pictorial Definitive set MLH including both shades of 1d Black and Carmine. Sg 146-163. Catalogue Value 510.00.
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225
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Hong Kong.
845
1977 Silver Jubilee, 1977 Tourism, 1977 Orchids, 1982 Wild Animals, 1983 Performing Arts, 1983 Commonwealth Day, 1983 Hong Kong by Night, 1983 Centenary of Hong Kong Observatory, 1984 Aviation, 1984 Maps, 1984 Chinese Lanterns, 1984 Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club, 1985 Historic Buildings, 1985 Dragon Boat Festival, 1985 Life and Times of Queen Mother, 1985 Native Flowers, 1985 New Buildings, 1986 Halley's Comet, 1986 QEII Birthday, 1986 Expo, 1986 Fishing Vessels, 1986 Hong Kong Portraits, 1987 Hong Kong Scenes, 1990 Year of the Horse, 1990 International Cuisine, 1990 United Nations World Environment Day, 1990 Electricity Supply and 1990 Christmas set in MUH blocks of 4, plus 1984 Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club, 1985 Dragon Boat Festival, 1986 Halley's Comet, 1989 Royal Visit, 1990 Year of the Horse, 1990 $10.00 New Zealand Stamp Exhibition and 1990 Electricity Supply M/S MUH (4 of each). Catalogue Value 1,596.00.
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846
1874-1902 $3.00 Dull Violet perf 15 x 15 and 1891 $5.00 on $10.00 Purple on Red Queen Victorian Postal Fiscals FU with Registered Hong Kong CDS postmarks, plus an additional $3.00 Dull Violet perfin fiscally used. Facially attractive with slight faults. Sg F2 and F9. Catalogue Value 195.00.1874-1902 $3.00 Dull Violet perf 15 x 15 and 1891 $5.00 on $10.00 Purple on Red Queen Victorian Postal Fiscals FU with Registered Hong Kong CDS postmarks, plus an additional $3.00 Dull Violet perfin fiscally used. Facially attractive with slight faults. Sg F2 and F9. Catalogue Value 195.00.
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847
Accumulation of many hundreds of mostly used stamp from 1880 to 1985, on album pages and sorted into packets, including numerous sets and highly catalogued items with varying duplication. Noted 1941 Centenary of British Occupation set MLH and 1948 Royal Wedding set MLH. Very high catalogue value.
300
250
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Ireland.
848
Largely complete MUH collection from 1971 Definitive set to 1988 Greetings set. Odd duplicate. Catalogue Value 540.00.
120
140
sold
Mauritius.
849
1854-57 1d Dull Vermillion Intermediate Impression Queen Victoria Post Paid issue from Plate position 1, FU with 4 margins and target cancellation. Has neatly repaired tear. Sg 11. Catalogue Value 3,000.00.1854-57 1d Dull Vermillion Intermediate Impression Queen Victoria Post Paid issue from Plate position 1, FU with 4 margins and target cancellation. Has neatly repaired tear. Sg 11. Catalogue Value 3,000.00.
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180
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850
1859 1d Red on Bluish Latest Impression 1859 1d Red on Bluish Latest Impression "Post Paid" Queen Victoria Imperf from position 5 in the plate, with 4 wide even margins, unused without gum. Ex Ferrary with his Shamrock handstamp on reverse. 2008 Brandon certificate. Superb exhibition piece. Sg 23. Catalogue Value 6,500.00.
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851
1858 2d Grey-Blue on Bluish Latest Impression 1858 2d Grey-Blue on Bluish Latest Impression "Post Paid" Queen Victoria Imperf from position 8 in the plate, with 4 wide margins, fine used on large piece addressed to Port Louis, cancelled with neat concentric ring postmark, together with Mauritius G.P.O. OC 10, 1858 CDS. Sg 25. Catalogue Value 1,200.00.
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480
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Sarawak.
852
1899-1902 Sir Charles Brooke set including all listed shade variations and No Wmk and Wmk variations of the 2 value mixed MUH and MLH. Odd minor blemish, but above average condition for this issue. Sg 36-47a and 49. Catalogue Value 473.00.1899-1902 Sir Charles Brooke set including all listed shade variations and No Wmk and Wmk variations of the 2 value mixed MUH and MLH. Odd minor blemish, but above average condition for this issue. Sg 36-47a and 49. Catalogue Value 473.00.
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853
1934 Sir Charles Vyner Brooke set MLH. 8 Red-Brown value thinned and the odd other minor fault. Sg 106-125. Catalogue Value 325.00.
60
48
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South Africa; Natal.
854
1857 3d Rose Embossed imperf FU on piece. Sg 4. Catalogue Value 400.00.1857 3d Rose Embossed imperf FU on piece. Sg 4. Catalogue Value 400.00.
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St. Helena.
855
Collection of MUH and MLH stamps from 1863 to 2008, including 1863 1d Lake surcharge Type A Queen Victoria imperf MLH, 1890-97 Queen Victoria set MLH, 1903 KEVII set excluding 2d value, 1938-44 KGVI Definitive set MLH, 1953-59 QEII Definitive set MUH, plus 2 additional sets MLH, 1961-65 QEII Definitive set MUH, plus additional set MLH and largely complete from 1963 1/6 Freedom From Hunger to 2008 Royal Air Force set, in Hagner binder with slipcase. Majority of issues from 1963 onwards MUH including some duplicate sets. Few early items with odd fault and minor blemishes. Catalogue Value 2,740.00.Collection of MUH and MLH stamps from 1863 to 2008, including 1863 1d Lake surcharge Type A Queen Victoria imperf MLH, 1890-97 Queen Victoria set MLH, 1903 KEVII set excluding 2d value, 1938-44 KGVI Definitive set MLH, 1953-59 QEII Definitive set MUH, plus 2 additional sets MLH, 1961-65 QEII Definitive set MUH, plus additional set MLH and largely complete from 1963 1/6 Freedom From Hunger to 2008 Royal Air Force set, in Hagner binder with slipcase. Majority of issues from 1963 onwards MUH including some duplicate sets. Few early items with odd fault and minor blemishes. Catalogue Value 2,740.00.
500
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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH COLLECTIONS
British Commonwealth
856
1937 Coronation and 1953 Coronation complete Omnibus sets MLH in special albums. Catalogue Value 340.00. Also 1981 Royal Wedding, 1982 Princess Diana's 21st Birthday and 1982 Royal Birth collection of 73 silk covers in special albums.
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75
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857
1978 Franklin Mint The Federation Aeronautique International collection of 102 First Day Covers featuring Aircraft in special album, 1977 Franklin Mint Silver Jubilee collection of 52 First Day Covers in special album with slight faults to back cover, 1977 Franklin Mint 1977 Test Cricket Centenary Stamp and Silver Medallion PNC, Australian First Day Covers with a face value of $225.00, Pre-Stamped Envelopes (Face $13.00) and Special Postmarks (Face $37.00).
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858
1981 Royal Wedding Crown Agents omnibus set in MUH gutter blocks of 10 in special album, plus range of 1981 Royal Wedding and 1982 Princess Diana's 21st Birthday issues MUH in Chinese stockbook.
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859
Collection of mint and used stamps in small loose leaf album, mostly from Great Britain and Australia, with a range of useful items. Noted Kenya 1963 Definitive set, Mauritius 1965 Birds Definitive set and Uganda 1965 Birds Definitive set excluding 40 and 65 value MLH.
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860
Collection of mint and used stamps from a range of countries and periods in 9 loose leaf albums, 5 stockbooks and on album leaves. Noted numerous Australia, Great Britain, Malaya and States and New Zealand.
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375
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British Commonwealth.
861
Collection of thousands of mostly used stamps from a wide range of countries and periods, with main strength in New Zealand, Malaysia, India, Great Britain and Channel Islands in 11 loose leaf albums, including numerous sets and some duplication. Also Australian used accumulation sorted into envelopes in 2 shoeboxes, plus range of covers including some Foreign.
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475
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862
Collection of mint and used Great Britain and British Commonwealth stamps, including useful range of highly catalogued items in 2 Stanley Gibbons loose leaf albums, plus Foreign off paper mixture in small box and several covers. Noted Bermuda 1938 KGVI Definitive set MLH (2d FU) and Great Britain 1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf 2 margin copy FU.Collection of mint and used Great Britain and British Commonwealth stamps, including useful range of highly catalogued items in 2 Stanley Gibbons loose leaf albums, plus Foreign off paper mixture in small box and several covers. Noted Bermuda 1938 KGVI Definitive set MLH (2d FU) and Great Britain 1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf 2 margin copy FU.
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