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

22 lots
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 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