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

63 lots
Lot 10026
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1926 King Fouad’s Birthday, 50pi purple, mint showing London UPU SPECIMEN overprint, very fine and rare
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 10039
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1927 International Cotton Congress, complete set of three, mint showing London UPU SPECIMEN overprints, very fine & rare
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10048
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1928 International Medical Congress, set of two, mint showing London UPU SPECIMEN overprints, perf. faults, fine and rare
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10116
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1940 Child Welfare Issue, 5 + 5m brown-lake, a strip of three on fragment with Mauritania SPECIMEN overprint in red, very fine and unique
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 20458
Persia » 1909-1925 Sultan Ahmed Miza Shah (SG 320-601)
1921 Ovp’d Coronation mint set of 11 with SPECIMEN overprint, very fine (Persiphila $1’500)
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 20535
Persia » Collections, Lots etc.
1879-1902 Attractive neatly presented collection originating from the Swedish UPU postal archive, showing a fine array of mint mounted on four old-time…
Estimate: 100 – 200 EUR
Lot 30140
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1870 1/2d Rose-Red pl.10 PN-SW mint block of 40 with SPECIMEN type 9 ovpt, some perf separation and reinforced between SS & ST, very fine and rare multiple,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30208
Great Britain » King George V
1924 2d Orange wmk Block Cypher with SPECIMEN overprint (type 23) overprint treble with two albino (one almost coincident and one below), mint lh, very…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30242
Great Britain » Officials
GOVT PARCELS: 1890 1s Full Green with SPECIMEN type 9 overprint double (with a possible smudgy third overprint below), mint hr, well centred, fresh colour,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30275
Great Britain » Collections
1902-29, Mostly mint collection in a stockbook incl. 1902-10 issue incl. 10s unused and £1 regummed, 1911-13 mint to 5s, both these issues with an attractive…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30362
Bechuanaland » Warren Expedition
1884-85 Military Telegraphs 1d, 3d, 6d, 1s (blued paper), 2s, 5, 10s (2 on blued paper) & £1 with SPECIMEN overprint (type 11 on £1 otherwise type 9),…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30374
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 Unappropriated Die (without British Bechuanaland ovpt) 1d to £5 gummed imperf. plate proofs set of 13 values with SPECIMEN ovpts (all type 9 ovpt…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30375
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Die 1d to £5 and 1/2d vermilion with SPECIMEN ovtps (type BEC2) plus 1/2d vermilion with type 9 ovpt, the 5s and £5 with some…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30376
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Die 1d to 10s mint short set with extras incl. SPECIMEN ovpt (Holmes type 3) on 1d to 10s short set, mostly fine (SG £1’100+)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30378
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Dies 1d, 6d, 1s, 2s, 2s6d, 5s, £1 and £5 with “CANCELLED” overprint, mix of no gum and part gum, green stamps a little faded,…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30387
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Dec) 1/2d Grey-Black group written up on 2 album pages incl. Specimen ovpt type BEC 1 (one toned perf.), mint double ovpt (one vertical) variety…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30399
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891-1904 1d to 1s SPECIMEN (type GB9) set of 5, mint hr, very fine, much scarcer than the usual type BEC2 Specimen
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30422
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1889 4d on 1/2d Vermilion group of 18 stamps with SPECIMEN ovpt (Holmes type 2), three mint, two unused and the rest used, showing various minor overprint…
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 30429
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1897-1902 Jubilee issue with mint set, Specimen set (mixed condition), plus a few extras incl. forgeries and a cut out from the Fournier album of the different…
Estimate: 50 – 70 GBP
Lot 30430
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1904-13 KEVII group written up on album pages incl. 1d and 1s Specimens, mint blocks incl. 1s, mint and used sets incl. shades and a variety of cancels,…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30431
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1904-13 KEVII 1/2d Blue-Green with SPECIMEN type GB16 ovpt, part og, fine and rare
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30434
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1913-24 1/2d to 5s mint nh SPECIMENS (excl.1 1/2d), plus extra mint hr 1s, very scarce ovpt on the lower values, very fine, ex Rossi
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30437
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1914-15 Waterlow Seahorses 2s6d and 5s Specimens plus 2s6d in sepia-brown and deep sepia-brown and 5s in rose-carmine (heavy gum creasing) and deep rose-carmine,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30448
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1932 Definitive mint nh SPECIMEN set of 12, the 1s to 10s in lower left corner marginals and 2d to 4d left marginals, very fine (SG £450)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30449
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1932 Definitive mint nh set of 12, with 1 1/2d to 1s values in right marginal mint blocks of four, the 2s to 5s as singles and the 10s in a lower marginal…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30495
Bechuanaland » Collections
1884-1961, Mint & used collection on album pages incl. Stellaland set, 1885-87 mint set to 1s, 1888 unappropriated dies to 10s mint, Jubilee issues incl….
Estimate: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30498
Bechuanaland » Collections
1887-1961, POSTAL STATIONERY: Collection of mint postal stationery written up in an album, starting with registered envelopes with the various overprints…
Estimate: 200 – 300 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 30500
Bechuanaland » Collections
1935-47, SPECIMENS group incl. 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1937 Coronation, 1938 Definitives set of 10 and 1947 Royal Tour, all mint nh and very fine (SG £805)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30508
Bermuda
1924-32 12s6d Grey & Orange, mint, perforated Specimen, fine, ex King Farouk
Estimate: 70 – 90 GBP
Lot 30538
Canada
1851 12d Black imperf. plate proof with SPECIMEN ovpt, good margins, light horizontal crease otherwise fine appearance
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30539
Canada
1851 12d Black, proof on card with SPECIMEN overprint, very fine (Unitrade 3Pi, $2’500)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30559
Canada » Canada and Provinces Collections and Lots
1851-64, COLONY OF CANADA Valuable selection on stockpages with strength in the imperforate issue with several used 6d singles including a SPECIMEN proof,…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30607
Falkland Islands
1891-1902 Wmk Crown CA 1/2d, 1d, 2d, 2 1/2d, 4d, 6d, 9d and 1s with “SPECIMEN.” ovpt in violet from the printer’s archive, no gum as with all examples,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30617
Falkland Islands
1929-37 Whale and Penguin SPECIMEN set of 11 values, mint, small stain on the 2s6d, very fine (SG £1’000)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30621
Falkland Islands
1933 Centenary SPECIMEN set of 12, only very lightly hinged, fresh and very fine (SG £4’250)
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30633
Falkland Islands » Collections
1878-1983, Mint & used collection in an album starting with 1878 no wmk issue incl. 4d used with papermaker’s wmk, 1d looks re-perfed, various mint & used…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 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 30641
Fiji
1903-46, Lot of 75 covers and cards, with many addressed to Denmark, several SPECIMEN envelopes, postal stationery cards and envelopes. fascinating picture…
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 30771
Malaysia » Straits Settlements
1892-99 Set of 10 with SPECIMEN ovpt, either no gum or toned gum, mixed condition (SG £1’000)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30773
Malaysia » Straits Settlements
1904-10 $25 Grey-Green & Black with SPECIMEN ovpt, mint hr, very fine (SG £475)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30775
Malaysia » Straits Settlements
1921-33 1c to $5 set of 23 with SPECIMEN perfins, mint og (varying degrees of gum toning with the odd tone spot, high values fine), mostly fine (SG £1’100)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30776
Malaysia » Straits Settlements
1936-37 1c to $5 set of 15 with SPECIMEN perfins, mint og (mildly toned with the odd tone spot), fine appearance (SG £550)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30778
Malaysia » Federated Malay States
1904-22 1c to 35c SPECIMEN set of 11, mint og (two with toned gum), 8c with inked thumbprint on face, mixed condition (SG £800)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30779
Malaysia » Malaysian States » Johor
1922-41 $500 Blue & Red with SPECIMEN overprint, mint og (slightly toned), fine (SG £1’300) and $100 with SPECIMEN overprint, no gum, tiny scuff on value…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30781
Malaysia » Malaysian States » Kedah
1937 10c to $5 SPECIMEN set of 9, no gum, fine (SG £325)
Estimate: 50 – 70 GBP
Lot 30783
Malaysia » Malaysian States » Perak
1935-37 1c to $5 SPECIMEN set of 15, mint hr, mostly fine (SG £475)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30785
Malaysia » Malaysian States » Selangor
1895-99 3c to $10 SPECIMEN set of 12, mint og, 50c with some minor gum toning, fine (SG £680)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30787
Malaysia » Malaysian States » Selangor
1895-99 $25 SPECIMEN, mint og, one faintly toned perf. on gum side, very fine (SG £400)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30788
Malaysia » Malaysian States » Trengganu
1910-19 1c to $5 SPECIMEN set of 19, mint og (a few with gum affected by the humidity), fine (SG £1’000)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP