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

12 lots
Lot 20029
Mauritius » Pre-Stamp & Stampless Postal History
1854 (7.5) Incoming stampless envelope from Pointe de Galle, Ceylon, via steamer ‘Per steamer Chuan via Ceylon’ to Port Louis, bearing double oval ‘PACKET…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31184
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: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31185
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: 15’000 – 20’000 GBP
Lot 31186
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: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31187
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: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31188
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: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 31189
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: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31190
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: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31191
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: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 31192
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: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31193
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: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 31194
Ceylon » 1867-70 Watermark Crown CC (21.5mm high)
1869 Wmk CC (small) and reversed, 4d rose-carmine with “SERVICE” essay overprint, mint og with minor gum crease, fine and very rare with fresh colour,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP