2020 Spring Auctions – 30/6/2020 – 2/7/2020

49 lots
Lot 30959
Bahamas
1836 Cover to London with “BAHAMAS” straight-line handstamp (Ludington type B1) on reverse, 2/2 manuscript rate mark, London arrival cds, fine Provenance:…
Estimate: 320 – 400 GBP
Lot 30960
Bahamas
1840 Missionary letter from S. Simons at Rock Sound to the Methodist centre in London, with “BAHAMAS” straight-line hand stamp (Ludington type B4) on top…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30961
Bahamas
1842 Entire from Vera Cruz to London with “BAHAMAS” (Ludington type B1) on reverse, charged 1/- in manuscript, London arrival, some minor soiling, fineProvenance:…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 30962
Bahamas
1844 Entire to the Anti-Slavery Society in London, with content relating to attempts by the Provost-Marshal of Florida to recover fugitive slaves, rated…
Estimate: 320 – 400 GBP
Lot 30963
Bahamas
1845 (Jan 31) Missionary entire from Nassau to London rated 1/- for the single packet rate, with good strike of straight-line “BAHAMAS” (Proud PS8) in…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 30964
Bahamas
1846 Entire from Nassau to the Wesleyan Mission in London, rated 1s, reverse with a “NASSAU / NEW PROVIDENCE” JU 18 1846 cds (Proud D1) and London arrival,…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 30965
Bahamas
1857 (Apr 22) Wesleyan missionary wrapper addressed to London, England but missent to London, Canada in London, sent from Harbour Island travelling via…
Estimate: 320 – 400 GBP
Lot 30966
Bahamas
1859 1d Plate proof in black on card, very fine Provenance: Ex Moreton Black (when in a pair)
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 30967
Bahamas
1859 1d Brown-Lake plate proof, mint og left marginal, very fineProvenance: Ex Ludington (when in a pair)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30968
Bahamas
1859 1d Brown-Lake plate proof, good margins, mint og, fineProvenance: Ex Ludington (when in a pair)
Estimate: 280 – 350 GBP
Lot 30969
Bahamas
1861-62 1d Lake rough perf.14 to 16 mint og pair, light diagonal gum crease not affecting the fine appearance of this scarce item (SG £1’300)Provenance:…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30970
Bahamas
1861-62 1d Lake, no watermark, with trial perf 11 to 12.5, mint horizontal pair partially perforated (imperforate between), very fineProvenance: Ex Staircase…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30971
Bahamas
1862 No Wmk 6d lavender-grey BLOCK OF FOUR, unused, perfs more or less clipped on all sides, still an extraordinarily rare multiple (SG £13’000)Provenance:…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30972
Bahamas
1862 No Wmk 6d lavender-grey perf.13 unused no gum, slight thinning, fine and scarce (SG £3’250)Provenance: Ex Austin
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 30973
Bahamas
1863 Wmk CC 1d imperforate plate proof carmine-lake, watermark inverted, no gum, fineProvenance: Ex Ludington
Estimate: 220 – 300 GBP
Lot 30974
Bahamas
1863-77 4d Imperforate proof in bright rose, wmk crown CC on gummed paper (as SG 26), four good to large margins, fresh og, attractive
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30975
Bahamas
1863-77 Wmk CC 4d bright rose perf.12.5 mint showing flaw below earring variety, fineProvenance: Ex Hoey
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30976
Bahamas
1863-77 Wmk CC 6d rose-lilac with watermark inverted, unused without gum, a small inclusion, some trimmed perfs, a little soiled, still a very rare stamp…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30977
Bahamas
1863-77 Wmk CC 1d Scarlet (aniline) perf.14 mint (with light wrinkles as usual), fine (SG £1’000)Expertise: Cert. RPS (1991)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30978
Bahamas
1863-77 Wmk CC 4d rose perf.14 mint, light gum bend otherwise fine (SG £400)Provenance: Ex Staircase
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30979
Bahamas
1863-77 Wmk CC 4d rose perf.14 mint, fine (SG £400)Provenance: Ex Staircase
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30980
Bahamas
1863-77 Wmk CC 4d rose-lake perf.14 showing RE-ENTRY (noticeable in the letters of BAHAMAS), mint part og, fine (SG £450+)Provenance: Ex Ludington
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30981
Bahamas
1863 1s Die Proof in black on glazed card of the finished design, very fine and scarceProvenance: Ex Austin
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 30982
Bahamas
1871 (Nov 11) Envelope to the USA with 4d rose perf.12.5 tied by “A05” numeral with N.Y. STEAMSHIP cds alongside with Helena arrival below along with “NOT…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30983
Bahamas
1882 Wmk CA 4d rose perf.12 mint part og horizontal pair, has been awkwardly hinged and the left stamp with a small thin. Provenance: Ex Solomon and Charles…
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 30984
Bahamas
1883 FOURPENCE on 6d deep violet type 4 surcharge mint large part og horizontal pair, with lovely fresh colour, minor separation at top but very scarce…
Estimate: 600 – 700 GBP
Lot 30985
Bahamas
1884 Master die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm), endorsed “AFTER HARDENING” and dated “5 MAR 84”, initialled GN, a very rare and important proofProvenance:…
Estimate: 900 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30986
Bahamas
1884 £1 Venetian Red SPERATI FORGERY, perfs and paper are genuine but the stamp impression and cancel are forged, reverse with “32” in pencil, fine and…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30987
Bahamas
1887 Jubilee handpainted 2 1/2d essays for Trinidad and Bahamas, each on tracing paper and affixed to piece of light lined card, the former (A) executed…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30988
Bahamas
1902 Master die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm), endorsed “AFTER HARDENING” and dated “23 JUL 02”, initialled GCG, very fine nd rareProvenance:…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30989
Bahamas
1902-10 £1 Green & Black with “SPECIMEN” overprint showing the constant variety “broken M” (pos. 41 of the setting), mint og (faintly yellowish gum), fine…
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30990
Bahamas
1903ca Picture postcard with 1902-03 KEVII 1d carmine tied by oval “HAMBURG-AMERICAN-LINE / ATLAS SERVICE / Posted on High Seas / S.S.PRINZ AUG.WILHELM.”…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30991
Bahamas
1920 Peace 1/2d set of three imperforate colour trials on gummed (lightly mounted) wmk multi CA sideways paper, in bistre, olive-brown and myrtle-green….
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30992
Bahamas
1920 Peace 1/2d imperforate plate proof in orange on piece with ms “1/-” at lef, unobtrusive vertical crease at left,attractive proofProvenance: Ex Vestey
Estimate: 260 – 300 GBP
Lot 30993
Bahamas
1920 Peace 3d imperforate plate proof on gummed wmk paper in issued colour, streaky gum which has led to light overall toning, scarceProvenance: Ex Charles…
Estimate: 260 – 300 GBP
Lot 30994
Bahamas
1920 Peace 1s imperforate plate proof on gummed wmk paper in issued colour, streaky gum which has led to light overall toning, scarceProvenance: Ex Charles…
Estimate: 260 – 300 GBP
Lot 30995
Bahamas
1921-37 £1 Green & Black mint with “SPECIMEN” hs in reconstructed block of four (two horizontal pairs), yellowish gum, fine Provenance: Ex Koh-I-Noor
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 30996
Bahamas
1929 (May 4) Crash mail cover of FAM 7 from Miami to Nassau which was forced down at Berry Islands, bearing a hand written cachet “Air Mail delayed by…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30997
Bahamas
1935 Silver Jubilee 2 1/2d mint nh block of 20 with one stamp showing “diagonal line by turret” variety, toning otherwise fine (SG £275+)Provenance: Ex…
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30998
Bahamas
1935 Silver Jubilee 1s with variety “dot by flagstaff”, Nassau cds, tiny brown mark above “1910-1935” otherwise fine, scarce used (SG £400)Provenance:…
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30999
Bahamas
1938-52 1/2d Brown-Purple with St. Edwards Crown WATERMARK ERROR on the top right stamp (which shows the majority of the error) in used block of four with…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31000
Bahamas
1942 Columbus 1/2d in mint nh pane of 60 with R1/5 showing “accent flaw” variety (938 printing only), very fine (SG £550+)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31001
Bahamas
1942 Landfall 6d olive-green and light blue mint nh top half sheet of 30 with R5/2 showing “COIUMBUS” variety, some separation between vertical rows 2…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 31002
Bahamas
1946 Victory set of 2 with SPECIMEN perfin (type D21) in mint nh vertical pairs, very fine
Estimate: 110 – 130 GBP
Lot 31003
Bahamas
1948 Eleuthera die proof of the frame without King’s head, in brown on wove paper affixed to card (56x40mm), only four such coloured proofs recorded without…
Estimate: 320 – 400 GBP
Lot 31004
Bahamas
1948 Eleuthera master die proof in black on glossy paper, some minor wrinkles (barely affecting impression), showing the original unsophisticated head,…
Estimate: 260 – 300 GBP
Lot 31005
Bahamas
1954-63 10d Black & ultramarine complete sheet of 60 showing PARTIALLY MISSING BLUE affecting R9-10/6, caused by paper fold resulting in 80% loss of frame…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31006
Bahamas
1963 Freedom from Hunger 8d sepia with NAME AND VALUE OMITTED, mint nh, very fine and rare with only 36 known (SG £1’200)Note: The stamp was printed in…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 31007
Bahamas
SPECIAL DELIVERY: 1916 5d black and orange type S1 overprint, mint og with error DOUBLE OVERPRINT, very fine, only 180 existedExpertise: Signed Houtzamer,…
Estimate: 360 – 440 GBP