2019 December Auctions – 9/12/2019 – 13/12/2019

75 lots
Lot 41571
Collections and Lots All World » Picture Postcards
CEYLON: 1900-1920, 46 old picture postcards incl. four India, mostly views, useful group
Estimate: 140 – 280 EUR
Lot 50350
Great Britain » 1854-1900 Postal History of the Perforated Line Engraved and Surface Printed Issues
1862 (Apr 10) Mourning envelope to CEYLON with 1856-58 1d, 1858-76 2d pl.9 and 1855-57 6d wing marginal tied by Greenock (Scotland) “163” duplexes with…
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 50790
Ceylon » Early Letters and Handstamps
1819 (Mar 1) Wrapper from Ngembo (datelined at lower left) to the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society in London with “CEYLON / PACKET LETTER” oval ds,…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50791
Ceylon » Early Letters and Handstamps
1838 (Apr 11) Entire from Colombo to London with Colombo crowned framed Post Paid ds, rated “5/”, endorsed via Bombay & Alexandria, London arrival, fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50792
Ceylon » 1857 Blued Paper
1857 6d Plate proof in black in imperf. block of 12, ungummed, some minor creasing and two stamps cut into, fine appearance
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 50793
Ceylon » 1857 Blued Paper
1857 6d Purple-Brown on blued paper, with fine to large margins, used with light barred cancel, very fine, cert. RPS (1971)
Estimate: 120 – 180 GBP
Lot 50794
Ceylon » 1857 Blued Paper
1857 6d Purple-Brown on blued paper used with fine to large margins, neat barred oval cancel, very fine (SG £450)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50795
Ceylon » 1857 Blued Paper
1857 (Jul 25) Envelope from Colombo to Ireland with 1857 6d purple-brown on blued paper, just cut into at top left otherwise good margins, tied by barred…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50796
Ceylon » 1857 Blued Paper
1858 (Oct 15) Envelope from Colombo to England with 1857 6d purple-brown on blued paper (just touched at foot) and 1857-59 1d blue (one clear margin) and…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50797
Ceylon » 1857 Blued Paper
1859 (Feb 3) Envelope from Galle to England with 1857 6d purple-brown on blued paper, just cut into at top right, tied by barred circle cancel, with London…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50798
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 2d Deep Turquoise Blue unused with close to fine margins, some faint toning, fine (SG £1’100)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50799
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 2d Blue used strip of four with close to large margins, barred oval cancels, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50800
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 2d Green mint og right marginal block of four, patchy gum and some paper adherence at foot, minor gum creasing, showing plate flaw on the “T” of…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50800A
Ceylon
1859 (Dec 29) Envelope from Pusilawe to England with 1857-59 4d rose, just cut into at right and foot, and 6d on blued paper both tied by faint barred…
Estimate: 20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Lot 50801
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 4d Dull Rose used HORIZONTAL PAIR with two barred cancels and portion of bank cachet, cut into on three sides of the right hand stamp, horizontal…
Estimate: 20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Lot 50802
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 4d Dull Rose used with fine to large margins, neat barred cancel, very fine and scarce, signed A. Diena and D. Darteyre (SG £4’500)
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50803
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 4d Dull Rose used with two good margins and outer frame-line cut into in two places, crisp barred cancel, deep fresh colour, very fine and scarce…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 50804
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 5d Chestnut mint part og, just about clear at right hand side otherwise fine margins, fine and fresh, cert. Darteyre & Cie (1952) (SG £1’600)
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50805
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 5d Chestnut used strip of three, close to large margins with barred circle cancels, very fine and very rare, the largest known multiple of this…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50806
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 9d Die proof in black on India paper affixed to card (32x38mm), very fine and scarce
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50807
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 9d Purple-Brown used with very close to fine margins, barred cancel, faint tone spot at right otherwise fine, cert. RPS (1955) (SG £900)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50808
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 1s9d Imperforate plate proof in black on wove paper in block of 4 with fine to large margins, very fine
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50809
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 1s9d Green mint small part og, close to fine margins, very fine, cert. BPA (1987) (SG £800)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50810
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 1s9d Green used left marginal with good margins elsewhere, tiny thin at the top in the margin (which shows the wmk line), very fine (SG £800)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50811
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 2s Dull Blue unused with good to large margins, thin at lower left, superb appearance, a rare stamp (SG £6’500)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50812
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 2s Dull Blue used with close to good margins, neat barred cancel, very fine, signed Bühler (SG £1’300)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50813
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-59 2s Dull Blue used with good margins, barred cancel, horiz. crease at top, fine appearance (SG £1’300)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50814
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1857-64, Collection of imperf. issues, mostly used, incl. 1857 6d on blued paper (pair and two singles), 1857-59 1d deep turquoise blue (strip of 3, pair…
Estimate: 1’000 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50815
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper » Postal History
1858 (May 22) Entire from Badulla to India with 1857-59 5d chestnut, just cut into at top right), tied by barred circle, reverse with “BADULLA / POST PAID”…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50816
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper
1859 (Jan 15) Wrapper from Colombo to England with 1857-59 1s slate-violet, just touched at top right, tied by barred cancel, endorsed “via Marseilles”…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50817
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper » Postal History
1859 (Mar 14) Wrapper from Colombo to Scotland with 1857-59 2d green pair (fine to good margins) and 5d chestnut (just cut into at foot), tied by barred…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50818
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper » Postal History
1860 (May) Envelope sent to England, initially bearing strip of four GB 1858-79 2d blue pl.7, then covered by Ceylon 1857-59 1d blue, 2d green and 6d purple-brown…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50819
Ceylon » 1857-59 White Paper » Postal History
1862 (Feb 21) Entire from Galle to Singapore with 1857-59 1d blue strip of five (first stamp showing re-entry #5), cut into at foot, tied by barred circles,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50820
Ceylon » 1857-64 Half Pence
1857-64 1/2d Lilac on blue glazed paper, mint og with good even margins, some light surface rubbing, rare, signed Senf Leipzig, cert. RPS (1974), ex Agabeg
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50821
Ceylon » 1857-64 Half Pence
1857-64 1/2d Dull Mauve on white paper mint og left marginal block of 8, some minor gum wrinkles, fine and fresh multiple
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50822
Ceylon » 1861-64 Watermark Star
1861-64 Wmk Star intermediate perf.14-15 1/2 4d dull rose with crisp barred cancel leaving portrait pretty much clear, a superb example (SG £325)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50823
Ceylon » 1861-64 Watermark Star
1861-64 Wmk Star intermediate perf. 8d brown mint og, trimmed from the sheet so showing the complete design of the stamp but the perfs are trimmed at to…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50824
Ceylon » 1861-64 Watermark Star
1861-64 Wmk Star intermediate perf. 8d brown unused, fine with fresh colour (SG £2’500)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50825
Ceylon » 1861-64 Watermark Star
1861-64 Wmk Star clean-cut perf 14-15 1/2 2s blue unused, very fine and fresh example of this rare stamp (SG £4’750)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50826
Ceylon » 1861-64 Watermark Star
1861-64 Wmk Star rough perf.14-15 1/2 1d dull blue mint og block of 12, with lower right stamp showing re-entry #8, several hinges with some perf. reinforcement,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50827
Ceylon » 1861-64 Watermark Star
1861-64 Wmk Star rough perf. 4d dull rose, mint og, very fine, cert. BPA (1968) (SG £600)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50828
Ceylon » 1861-64 Watermark Star
1861-64 Wmk Star rough perf. 8d yellow-brown unused, couple of faint tone spots, fine with fresh colour and scarce (SG £1’600)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50829
Ceylon » 1861-64 Watermark Star
1861-64 Wmk Star rough perf. 1s slate-violet mint og pair, small paper adhesion on one stamp, fine (SG £450+)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50830
Ceylon » 1861-64 Watermark Star
1861-64 Wmk Star issue collection, mostly used, identified by the vendor with Clean Cut Perf. incl. 1d (4 used incl. re-entry), 2d (2 singles and pair…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50831
Ceylon » 1862 No Watermark
1862 No Wmk 6d deep brown (dry print) mint og block of four, usual streaky toned gum, very fine (SG £800+)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50832
Ceylon » 1862 No Watermark
1862 No Wmk collection incl. 1d blue unused and five used, 5d brown unused and two used, 6d reddish brown unused and four used, 6d deep brown with four…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50833
Ceylon » 1863-66 Watermark Crown CC (23mm high)
1863-66 2d BOTTLE-GREEN, used with barred cancel, some minor staining and creasing, a rare shade, cert. BPA (1957) (SG £4’000)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50834
Ceylon » 1863-66 Watermark Crown CC (23mm high)
1863-66 Wmk CC (taller) 2d ochre (wmk reversed) mint og block of four, showing misplaced watermark from the lower corner of the sheet with a vertical and…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50835
Ceylon » 1863-66 Watermark Crown CC (23mm high)
1863-66 Wmk CC (taller) 9d sepia mint part og pair, with displaced wmk and showing the top of “ES” of the “CROWN COLONIES” inter-panneau watermark, fine…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50836
Ceylon » 1863-66 Watermark Crown CC (23mm high)
1863-66 Wmk CC (taller) 10d vermilion unused, pulled perf at top and some faint wrinkles, fresh appearance and a rare stamp (SG £5’000)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP