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

55 lots
Lot 31201
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1/2d Rose pl.12 mint, very fine (SG £225)
Estimate: 50 – 60 GBP
Lot 31202
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1/2d Rose pl.15 mint block of four, some perf separation between QP & QQ, usual gum crazing, fine with fresh colour (SG £480+)Provenance: Ex Gilbert
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31203
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1/2d Rose pl.15 mint/unused group of 5 with two mint and three unused, fine (SG £600)
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 31204
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1/2d Rose pl.19 with SPECIMEN type 9 overprint in vertical right marginal strip of 5 (imperf. between stamps and margin), usual gum crazing, diagonal…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31205
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1/2d Rose PLATE 19 unused with imperf. margin at right trimmed, very fine and fresh (SG £5’000)Expertise: Signed Holcombe
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 31206
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1/2d Rose PLATE 19 unused, very fine and fresh (SG £5’000)Expertise: Cert. Fourcaut (1993) and BPA (2000)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 31207
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1d Red pl.174 mint part og, fine and scarce plate (SG £1’400)
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 31208
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1d Red pl.181 mint part og, bent perf at top, fine (SG £500)
Estimate: 120 – 180 GBP
Lot 31209
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.193 mint lower left corner marginal block of six showing plate number and marginal inscription, slight toning, pre-printing paper wrinkles…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31210
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.193 SG/TI mint lower marginal block of 6 with marginal inscription and partial printer’s cross, very fine and rare multiple (SG £4’800+)Provenance:…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31211
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.193 AD/BI mint top marginal block of 12 with marginal inscription and printer’s cross, some perf. separation between the margin and between…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 31212
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.196 AD/BI mint top marginal block of 12 with marginal inscription and printer’s cross, the block largely separated from the top margin and…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 31213
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.196 mint lower left corner marginal block of six showing plate number and marginal inscription, very fine and very rare positional multiple…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31214
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.196 SG/TI mint lower marginal block of 6 with marginal inscription and partial printer’s cross, very fine and rare multiple (SG £4’200+)Provenance:…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31215
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.196 DC showing “thick C” variety, mint part og, slight staining on neck, scarce (SG £700+)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31216
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.208 in mint nh upper marginal block of eight with marginal inscription, mounted in the margin only, perfs separated between BC & BD, minor…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31217
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
A MAJOR CYPRUS RARITY1880 1d Red pl.208 AE/BE vertical pair with OVERPRINT OMITTED variety on top stamp, mint og (part og on top stamp and large part og…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 31218
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.215 in mint lower right corner marginal block of 6 with plate number, current number and marginal inscription, some discolouration noticeable…
Estimate: 50 – 60 GBP
Lot 31219
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.215 in mint lower left corner plate block of four with plate number and marginal inscription, some toning otherwise fine (SG £92+)
Estimate: 40 – 50 GBP
Lot 31220
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.215 in mint upper left corner plate block of four with plate number, current number and marginal inscription, fine (SG £92+)
Estimate: 50 – 70 GBP
Lot 31221
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.217 in mint upper left corner marginal block of eight with plate number, current number and marginal inscription, fine (SG £192+)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31222
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.217 in mint lower left corner marginal block of 12 with plate number and marginal inscription, SF/TF vert. pair re-attached and SE/TE largely…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31223
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.217 in mint upper right corner marginal block of 9 with plate number and marginal inscription, some minor gum toning, fine (SG £216+)
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31224
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.217 in mint upper left corner marginal strip of three, fine (SG £72)
Estimate: 40 – 60 GBP
Lot 31225
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.217 in mint upper left corner marginal block of four with plate number, current number and marginal inscription, BA with pulled corner perf….
Estimate: 40 – 50 GBP
Lot 31226
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.217 in mint upper left corner marginal pair, very fine (SG 48+)
Estimate: 30 – 40 GBP
Lot 31227
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.218 in mint nh lower right corner marginal block of 24, mounted in the margin only, couple of small tone spots on the gum, very fine and…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 31228
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.218 in mint nh top left corner marginal pair, showing plate number and marginal inscription, mounted in the margin only, very fine (SG £60+)
Estimate: 40 – 60 GBP
Lot 31229
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.218 in mint lower right corner marginal block of four, showing plate number and marginal inscription, gum toning showing through in the…
Estimate: 40 – 60 GBP
Lot 31230
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.218 in mint lower right corner marginal pair, thin patch in margin, fine (SG £60+)
Estimate: 40 – 60 GBP
Lot 31231
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.218 with DOUBLE OVERPRINT in mint lower marginal block of four showing marginal inscription, a few separated perfs at top, perf fault on…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 31232
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.218 with DOUBLE OVERPRINT, mint left marginal single with part marginal inscription, very fine and rare variety (SG £4’250)Provenance: Ex…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31233
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red pl.218 with DOUBLE OVERPRINT, mint og, very fine and rare variety (SG £4’250)Expertise: Signed Bloch
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31234
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 1d Red mint/unused group incl. pl.181 unused, pl.201 (2), pl.208, pl.215 (4), pl.216 (3), pl.217 (4) and pl.218 (2), most mint og or part og, fine…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31235
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 2 1/2d to 1s mint group incl. 2 1/2d pl.14 (4), 4d pl.16 (4 mint, 2 unused) and 6d pl.16 wing marginal unused and 1s pl.13 unused, mostly fine (SG…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31236
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1880 2 1/2d Rosy-Mauve pl.15 with INVERTED WATERMARK, mint hr, slightly heavy hinged, couple of short perfs, otherwise fine (SG £650)
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31237
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (18mm surcharge) red mint/unused group of different plates incl. pl.174 (2), pl.181 (2), pl.201 (4 + 1 used), pl.205 (2), pl.208 (2), pl.216…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 31238
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (18mm surcharge) red pl.205 with “HALF-PENN” variety, mint small part og, fine and rare variety (SG from £3’000)Expertise: Cert. BPA (2000)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31239
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (18mm surcharge) red pl.215 mint part og, fine (SG £800)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31240
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (18mm surcharge) red pl.215 mint og, usual light gum crazing, one short perf., fine (SG £800)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31241
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (18mm surcharge) red pl.216 mint with “HALF-PENN” variety, very fine (SG from £3’000)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31242
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (18mm surcharge) red pl.217 mint small part og, several hinge remnants, fine (SG £900)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31243
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (18mm surcharge) red pl.218 mint part og, fine (SG £500)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31244
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (18mm surcharge) red pl.220 mint part og, usual gum crazing, fine (SG £325)
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 31245
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (18mm surcharge) red pl.220 mint part og, fine (SG £325)
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 31246
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (16mm surcharge) pl.201 group with 1 mint, 1 unused and 2 used, fine (SG £580)
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31247
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (16mm surcharge) pl.216 mint part og, fine (SG £350)
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 31248
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 1d (13mm surcharge) red group incl. pl.215 unused and used, pl.217 mint part og and pl.218 mint part og, fine (SG £370)
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 31249
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 2d (13mm surcharge) pl.205 with DOUBLE SURCHARGE, mint hr, usual gum crazing, fine (SG £800)Expertise: Cert. Brandon (1994)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31250
Cyprus » Overprinted Stamps of Great Britain
1881 1/2d on 2d (13mm surcharge) pl.215 with DOUBLE SURCHARGE, mint part og, fine (SG £450)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP