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

38 lots
Lot 10086
St. Vincent
1869 1s indigo, a horizontal strip of three on small fragment, lightly cancelled “A10”; a few perfs clipped at right otherwise fine and scarce used multipleProvenance:…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 10298
St. Vincent
1886 5s lilac pairs (2) and “ONE POUND” (25x3mm.) on 5s. lilac (3), all affixed to piece and cancelled by two sets of manuscript initials and date; some…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 20107
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used, position 9, good to large margins tied on fragment in combination with Britannia 6d blue, unusual and a scarce combinationExpertise: Cert….
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 20116
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
2d blue, used horizontal pair with complete oval bars cancels, positions 3-4, touched to one good margins, tied on fragment by oval bars, a scarce pairProvenance:…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20146
Mauritius » 1859 Dardenne Issue (SG 41-44)
2d slate-blue, used vertical pair tied on fragment by complete oval bars cancels, positions 40/46, good to large uneven margins, showing retouch in right…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30024
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b TJ with close to large margins tied to small piece by a crisp BROWN MC, very fine and rare coloured Maltese Cross (SG £3’000)Expertise:…
Estimate: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30040
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 with good even margins, with crisp, central and complete MAGENTA MC, on a small piece, a spectacular example of this rare coloured Maltese…
Estimate: 5’500 – 7’500 GBP
Lot 30177
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d Vermilion pl.15 AD tied to piece by complete ST. THOMAS / PAID “C51” duplex, very fine (SG Z11, £300)
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30337
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 4d Eve’s Wreath design colour essay in bartollozzi brown on imperforate pink unwatermarked gummed paper, produced by Miller & Motley using their Printex…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30591
Great Britain » Collections
1840-1937 Accumulation of mint and used in two stockbooks with useful Surface Printed, Ed.VII values to £1, with George VI booklet panes, control blocks,…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30705
British Empire General Collections and Lots
1840-1942, Selection of various items including Irish Mulready cover, 1840 2d Blue on with Irish 1844-type numeral on cover, section of India and Australian…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30735
1937 Coronation set of 3 with SPECIMEN perfin (type D20) affixed to ledger piece (178x90mm), stated to be from the Goa archive with manuscript endorsements,…
Estimate: 110 – 130 GBP
Lot 30764
Australia » New South Wales
1850 1d Dull Carmine on hard greyish or bluish paper, plate II, used on fragment, close to large even margins all round, showing DOUBLE PRINT variety,…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30822
Australia » New South Wales
1856-60 2d Deep Dull Blue showing SECOND MAJOR RETOUCH (R9/8) (extensive retouching of the head and below the neck) as well as showing strong plate wear…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31013
1852-55 (2d) Greyish Slate bisected vertically left and right halves of different stamps, tied on piece by “1” numeral, showing light complete strike of…
Estimate: 700 – 800 GBP
Lot 31046
British Honduras
1891 6 on 10c on 4d mauve type 5 surcharge in red with error “6 AND BAR INVERTED”, used on registered piece alongside 1891 6 on 10c on 4d mauve type 5…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31173
Cayman Islands
1908 2 1/2d on 4d provisional used on piece on the FIRST DAY OF ISSUE along with a 1/2d and a pair of 1d, tied by George Town 12th February cds, one 1d…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31337
Cyprus » King George VI Issues Onwards
1960-61 30m Black & Carmine-Lake with “Cyprus Republic” DOUBLE OVERPRINT, tied to piece by Nicosia cds, pulled corner perf. at lower left covered by cancel…
Estimate: 14’000 – 16’000 GBP
Lot 31500
Hong Kong
BRITISH POST OFFICES IN JAPAN: 1863-71 4c slate perf.12.5 neatly cancelled by fine large “Y1” of Yokohama in deep blue, faint bend and a little toned on…
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
Lot 31534
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 1/2a blue, die I, selection mounted and knowledgeably written up on a album page, showing strip of four used on cover to Calcutta, block of four tied…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31579
India » Used Abroad » Straits Settlements » Singapore (172)
1854 1/2a blue, die I, pair and 2a green block of four on fragment, both cancelled by ‘B/172’ octagonal strikes, neatly mounted and written up on an album…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 31585
India » Foreign Settlements in India » French Indian Settlements
1854-55 Attractive group of Lithographs showing 1/2a blue, die III, stone D, block of six with C/147 of Karikal, 1a red, die III, strip of four used with…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’600 GBP
Lot 31591
India » 1855-1946 De La Rue and later Crown Colony Issues
1903 The Souvenir Coronation Durbar: Presentation page showing a range of Queen Victoria 1882-95 with values from 3a to 5r, all with special commemorative…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31652
India » Officials
1948 Gandhi Official 1 1/2a brown, used on fragment, tied by NEW DELHI GOVERNOR GENERAL CAMP PO/25.JAN.50 cds, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31669
Indian States
1877-1901 Attractive mixed accumulation of four different Indian Native States including 1877-1901 Alwar old-time accumulation of mint, used, multiples…
Estimate: 500 – 800 GBP
Lot 31739
Ireland » Airmails
1938 Douglas “Wrong way” Corrigan Transtlantic Solo Crossing, intended flight New York to Los Angeles, but due to a “malfunctioning compass” proceeded…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 31783
1857 GB 4d Rose, wmk Large Garter, pair on piece cancelled by “A44” numerals of Goshen, with Kingston cds adjacent, very fine (SG £600)Expertise: Cert….
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31870A
1965-67 Extensive and interest specialised collection of minor varieties on the 1965 Birds and 1967 Self Government Birds sets, mostly wmk and colour varieties,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31996
New Zealand
1925 Dunedin Exhibition set of three in vertical strips of three affixed to ledger piece from the Madagascar UPU archive, tied by large circle “POSTES…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 32005
Nigeria » Niger Coast Protectorate
1894 (Aug 10) 1/2d on 2 1/2d blue type 17 provisional surcharge (position 2 of the setting) tied to small piece by light OLD CALABAR cds, very fine and…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 32064
1909-12 Rhodesia ovpt 1/2d to £2 mixed accumulation of album pages, showing a fine array of shades, mostly mint, some used, plus 1905 Victoria Falls set,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 32130
1890-92 2c and 8c die 1 tied to separate small pieces by octagonal “Ligne T” French paquebot ds, used aboard Ville de la Ciotat, some foxing to 8c piece,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 32165
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 Serif 6d on 2d green & red on piece tied by complete Mafeking AP 14 1900 cds, very fine (SG £120); and Serif 6d on 3d lilac & black on piece tied…
Estimate: 50 – 70 GBP
Lot 32167
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 Sans-Serif 1s on 6d tied on piece by Mafeking MY 15 1900 cds, very fine (SG £850)Expertise: Cert. Brandon (1988)
Estimate: 220 – 300 GBP
Lot 32168
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 Sans-Serif 2s on 1s green on piece tied by complete Mafeking MY 1 1900 cds, very fine (SG £650)Expertise: Cert. Brandon (1988)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 32171
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 1d Major Goodyear on Bicycle deep blue on blue, top marginal tied on piece by complete Mafeking MY 11 cds, very fine (SG £275)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 32204
South Africa » Union & Republic of South Africa
1930-44 2d Blue & Violet with “airship flaw” variety in mint hr pair, small tone spot (SG £950), plus 2d slate-grey & lilac used pair on piece (looks to…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 32272
1895 (Apr) 5(c) Black, wide letters, stamp 17 1/2 mm wide, used on piece with neat pen cross, slight creasing and a little stained by gum but well above…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP