December 2018 Auction Series – 3/12/2018 – 7/12/2018

223 lots
Lot 20028
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1868-70 The Baqeri Issue (SG 1-4) (Persiphila 1-4)
1868-70 Two Shahis green type I, unused showing private perforation done later, unusual & scarce, cert. Persiphila
Estimate: 100 – 150 EUR
Lot 20051
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1875 Wide Spacing (SG 5-13) (Persiphila 5-9)
1875 One shahi black, type A & Two shahis blue, types Aand D, tied on a small fragment by TABRIZ cds in red, very fine, cert. Persiphila
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 20052
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1875 Wide Spacing (SG 5-13) (Persiphila 5-9)
1875 One shahi black, type A & Four shahis orange-red, type D, tied on a small fragment by TEHERAN cds in red, very fine, cert. Persiphila
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20060
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1875 Wide Spacing (SG 5-13) (Persiphila 5-9)
1875 Two shahis dark cobalt blue, types AB, used horizontal pair tied on fragment by Kazin cds, fine and scarce (Persiphila $1’000)
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20061
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1875 Wide Spacing (SG 5-13) (Persiphila 5-9)
1875 Two shahis dark cobalt blue, types AC, used horizontal pair with part Z???? cds, fine and scarce (Persiphila $1’000)
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20062
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1875 Wide Spacing (SG 5-13) (Persiphila 5-9)
1875 Two shahis dark cobalt blue, types CB, used horizontal pair on fragment with one shahi, all tied by Tabriz cds in purple, fine and scarce (Persiphila…
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20066
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1875 Wide Spacing (SG 5-13) (Persiphila 5-9)
1875 Four shahis orange red, types d, used on fragment with one shahi, type B, all tied by Rescht cds in black, fine and scarce 
Estimate: 70 – 100 EUR
Lot 20067
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1875 Wide Spacing (SG 5-13) (Persiphila 5-9)
1875 Four shahis orange red, types D, used on fragment with one shahi, type B, all tied by Rescht cds in blue, fine and scarce
Estimate: 70 – 100 EUR
Lot 20121
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1876 Narrow Spacing (SG 15-19) (Persiphila 13-17)
1876 1 Kran carmine, irregular block of three, from setting 6 BD/-A, neatly tied on parcel post receipt fragment tied by YEZD/28.9 cds, very fine and exceedingly…
Estimate: 7’000 – 10’000 EUR
Lot 20122
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1876 Narrow Spacing (SG 15-19) (Persiphila 13-17)
1878-79 One Kran, type C, in combination with 1876 One Kran, type A, and 1879 First Portrait 5s rose & black, all tied on a fragment by YEZD/19.7 cds,…
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 20154
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1877 Official Reprints (Persiphila 24-25)
1877 One shahi black & Four shahis red-orange, complete set of both values unused, show all four type for each value, few faults, a scarce group (8), six…
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 20159
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1878-79 Re-engraved (SG 37-39) (Persiphila 26-28)
1878 1 Krans carmine on white paper, attractive assembly of unused (4) and used (44), showing all four type, with some useful shades, printing error etc.,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Lot 20182
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1878-79 Re-engraved (SG 37-39) (Persiphila 26-28)
1878 1 Toman bronze red on blue pelure paper, type D, good to large margins, used tied on small fragment by central TEHERAN/10.3 cds, fine & rare, neatly…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Lot 20184
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1878-79 Re-engraved (SG 37-39) (Persiphila 26-28)
1878 1 Toman bronze red on thin blue porous paper, touched to good margins, used, creased and other defects, rare (Persiphila $8’000), cert. Persiphila
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 20187
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1878-79 Five Kran Stamps (SG 40-43) (Persiphila 30-37)
1878-79 5 Krans purple, attractive assembly of unused (4) and used (11), showing all four type, with some useful shades and cancels etc., mostly with good…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 20192
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1878-79 Five Kran Stamps (SG 40-43) (Persiphila 30-37)
1878-79 5 Krans purple, used on a small fragment, type B, good to very large margins, fine & scarce (Persiphila $350+), cert. Persiphila
Estimate: 80 – 120 EUR
Lot 20193
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1878-79 Five Kran Stamps (SG 40-43) (Persiphila 30-37)
1878-79 5 Krans purple, used, type B, good to huge margins, extremely fine & scarce (Persiphila $350+), cert. Persiphila
Estimate: 80 – 120 EUR
Lot 20212
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1878-79 Five Kran Stamps (SG 40-43) (Persiphila 30-37)
1878-79 5 Krans gold, complete sheetlet of four, setting AD/CB, close to good margins, used with central ZENDJAN/22/5 cds, few minor faults, a very rare…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Lot 20221
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » 1878-79 Five Kran Stamps (SG 40-43) (Persiphila 30-37)
1878-79 5 Krans red bronze, used with blue MECHED cds, type A, good margins, extremely fine & scarce (Persiphila $2’500), cert. Persiphila
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 20240
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues » Later Issues
1877 Azerbaijan & Khoy bisects: a small specialised group of these unusual issues on small fragments, some possibly fake, scarce (16)
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 20417
Persia » 1909-1925 Sultan Ahmed Miza Shah (SG 320-601)
1912 Ahmad Shah SENNEH rebellion 6 Chahi postally used and signed (Persiphila $250)
Estimate: 70 – 100 EUR
Lot 20421
Persia » 1909-1925 Sultan Ahmed Miza Shah (SG 320-601)
1915 (Oct) Envelope from Tehran to Tauris with four 1915 3ch franked on the reverse, fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 EUR
Lot 20524
Persia » Collections, Lots etc.
1916-46, Mixed group of 9 items incl. 1916 India cover to Kirman, 1946 GB cover to Tehran redirected with 16R franking to Luxembourg, 1916 censored cover…
Estimate: 100 – 150 EUR
Lot 20532
Persia » Collections, Lots etc.
1867-1879 Nasser-ed-din Shah Qajar: Attractive mint and used collection of the Lion issues with all the printings represented, mounted on eleven Persiphila…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 20533
Persia » Collections, Lots etc.
1876-94 Nasser-ed-din Shah Qajar: Attractive mint and used collection neatly mounted on fourteen Persiphila pages showing a good deal of completion, including…
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 20540
Persia » Collections, Lots etc.
1880s-1940s, Small group incl. three 1940s covers (one missing a stamp), two bulletin d’expeditions with 1911-21 First Portrait frankings, a stockcard…
Estimate: 100 – 200 EUR
Lot 30094
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Red pl.11 collection of 18 covers & 6 pieces, with 11 of the covers with four margined examples,incl. a pair on cover and a three-margined tied…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30095
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Red pl.11 collection of 18 covers, 1 front & 4 pieces, with 13 of the covers with four margined examples, attractive lot
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30096
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Red pl.11 collection of 21 covers, 1 part cover & 3 pieces, with 13 of the covers with four margined examples, incl. cover turned inside out and…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30097
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Red pl.11 collection of 15 covers, 2 fronts & 4 pieces, with 9 of the covers with four margined examples, incl. cover with pair (scissor cut down…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30240
Great Britain » Officials
INLAND REVENUE: 1888-1901 1s green and carmine overprinted I.R./OFFICIAL tied on small piece by Registered Manchester oval datestamp, cert. RPSL (SG £1’800)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30246
Great Britain » Postal Stationery
ADVERTISING RINGS: Collection on three pages incl. “THE HOME NEWS / GRINDLAY & Co. LONDON” ring on large part wrapper to Australia with 2d postal stationery…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30254
Great Britain » British Post Offices Abroad » Peru
1864-79 1d Rose-Red, four singles tied on a fragment by red “D65” cancels thought to be from PISAGUA, extremely rare
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30267
Great Britain » Collections
1840-1938, Mint & used collection of Great Britain on six Scott album pages. from Penny Black onwards, QV with high shilling values, later issues with…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30278
Great Britain » Collections
1949-68, HERM ISLAND LOCAL POST Extensive specialised collection housed in five stockbooks, replete with covers and frankings, much proof material, some…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30291
British Empire General Collections and Lots
1860-1980, Mint & used accumulation in 12 stockbooks or albums showing a fine range of British Empire countries and territories, being India with some…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30310
Aden
1849-1942ca. Collector’s accumulation of covers and stamps crying out to be mounted into a top exhibition collection with numerous covers and cards throughout…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 GBP
Lot 30318
Australia » New South Wales
1840-80, Specialised collection in 2 large albums; the first with starting with 5 pre-stamp covers, a range of Sydney Views, many plated, the 1d pl.1 with…
Estimate: 12’000 – 18’000 GBP
Lot 30322
Australia » Tasmania
1853-1900, Mint & used specialised collection in an album starting with a 1853 1d Courier marginal vertical strip of four with “C.W. Scoard Sc” printer’s…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 GBP
Lot 30339
Australia » Australia Troops in Japan
1946-47 Issue group incl. 1/2d with proof ovpt in red on piece with normal 1d & 3d tied by No. 8 Aust Base P.O. / C first day of issue cds, piece with…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30340
Australia » Collections
1851-1938 Attractive Australia and Australian States collection on 10 Scott album pages, good New South Wales with Sydney Views and Large QV-type, Queensland…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30465
Bechuanaland » Postal History & Cancellations
ARTESIA-ZANZIBAR (BECH. PROT.): Collection of cancellations on stamps and covers (70+) written up on 120 album pages, from QV to QEII (mostly later), incl.Bobonog,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30482
Bechuanaland » Postal History & Cancellations
MAHALAPYE: Collection written up on 13 album pages with stamps (35) and covers (9) incl. 1888 (Jan) 5s with scarce MAGALAPYE / B.B.P. cds, an uprated…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30492
Bechuanaland » Postal History & Cancellations
TRANS-PROTECTORATE: Collection of cancels on stamps of Bechuanaland and Rhodesia, with one page of Bechuanaland with TATI, GUBULAWAYO and TATI / MATABELELAND…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30493
Bechuanaland » Postal History & Cancellations
VRYBURG: Collection written up on 15 pages with 80+ stamps and 9 covers/cards showing the different types of Vryburg cancels (“Vryburg / Bechuanaland”,…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30499
Bechuanaland » Collections
1912-27, KGV group incl. 1912-14 1d with no cross on crown variety mint & used, control blocks B11, B12 (two different perf types), 1913-24 mint set with…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30561
Canada » Canada and Provinces Collections and Lots
1851-1980, Attractive mint and used selection in stockbook showing strength in the 19th century period with early Colony of Canada singles, Large and Small…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30634
Falkland Islands » Collections
1878-1994, Important and valuable balance collection housed in three stockbooks and a hingeless Lindner album, great strength in the Queen Victoria period…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 30697
Hong Kong
1862-1973, Mint & used collection in an album, stockbook and auction folders, with 1862-63 issue incl. 18c unused and 48c used (2), 1863-71 incl. 8c unused…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 30831
Nigeria » Niger Coast Protectorate
1894 Opobo provisional “1/2” on half of 1d pale blue, tied on fragment by OPOBO RIVER cds, creased, scarce (SG £375)
Estimate: 90 – 120 GBP