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

108 lots
Lot 10299
St. Vincent
COLLECTIONS: 1880-90 Group of complete sheets, all fresh & very fine mint, mostly all nh and with sheet margins intact, fresh, very fine and a scarce lot…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30001
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1858 (Jan 3) 1d Mulready envelope, stereo A156, SENT FROM PARIS to Germany, with French Empire 10c bistre and 20c blue, both tied by ms with the 10c also…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 30068
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Jul 29) Wrapper from Farnham to Southampton with 1840 1d black pl.11 JF, just clear to very large margins, tied by an exceptional clear strike of…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30070
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black selection of 20 used singles incl. two pl.11 (pictured) with SA cert. A. Brun & RPS (2013), CL with small thin at left margin, the rest mostly…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 30072
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black selection of 13 used and 4 covers with 1d black tied by red or black MC, all but one stamp with four margins, mostly fine to very fine (17)
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30269
Great Britain » 1854-1900 Postal History of the Perforated Line Engraved and Surface Printed Issues
SWEDEN: 1861-75, Group of 6 covers to SWEDEN incl. 1861 entire from Liverpool with 1855-57 6d pair and 1d perf. pair, 1868 wrapper from Hull with 1864-79…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30274
Great Britain » 1854-1900 Postal History of the Perforated Line Engraved and Surface Printed Issues
COLLECTION: 1859-74, Group of 16 covers to various countries in Europe with a range of surface printed and perf. line engraved frankings, noted 1855-57…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30276
Great Britain » 1854-1900 Postal History of the Perforated Line Engraved and Surface Printed Issues
COLLECTION: 1864-77, Collection of 30 covers, mostly to Italy, with a range of frankings and cancels, mostly from London, showing a mix of penny red perf….
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30302
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1903 & 1906, Pair of covers incl. 1906 1d+2d registered envelope sent Insured for £47 from Cannon St. to Germany uprated with 1s and 2 1/2d, and 1903 envelope…
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 30569
Great Britain » Revenues
CUSTOMS: 1860 4d to £10 group of seven die proofs in black on white glazed card, all dated with various pencil notations, one initialled by Ormond Hill…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30583
Great Britain » Circular Delivery Companies
1865-1867 Specialised collection of Circular Delivery Companies neatly mounted and expertly written up on 22 album pages, showing examples of stamps from…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30584
Great Britain » British Post Offices Abroad
USED IN FRANCE: 1857-1906, Group of 7 covers cancelled in France incl. 1857 envelope sent to Ireland with four 1856 1d rose-reds cancelled by Marseille…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30588
Great Britain » Collections
1840-1948, Attractive and valuable chiefly mint collection housed in Lindner hingeless album, strength in classics with mint QV engraved issues, also the…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30589
Great Britain » Collections
1855-87, Group of 10 stamps with INVERTED WATERMARKS, incl. 1855 1d red wmk SC perf.14, 1864 1d red pl.88, 1855-57 4d wmk LG, 1862 4d pl.3, 1862 4d pl.4,…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30592B
Great Britain » Collections
1840-1911, Mint/unused collection in a printed Lighthouse album, starting with 1d & 2d unused Mulreadys, unused Line Engraved from Penny Blacks onwards…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 GBP
Lot 30592A
Great Britain » Collections
1840-1900, Used collection in a printed Lighthouse album starting with 39 1840 1d blacks from pl.1a to 11 (mixed margins), 15 2d blues incl. two pairs…
Estimate: 20’000 – 30’000 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 30708
British Empire General Collections and Lots
1937-55, KGVI mint collection mounted on album pages with the vast majority of the countries complete for the period, incl. Ascension, Australia with postage…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 30714
Aden
1937-51, KGVI complete basic mint collection of Aden and the Protectorate States incl. 1937 Dhow set to 10R, very fine (SG £1’700+)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30879
Australia » New South Wales
1865-1907 Attractive mixed lot of mostly unused or mint singles, showing a variety of issues including Specimen ovpts, imperfs., officials, varieties,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30933
Australia » Western Australia
1905-12 Issue collection of mint blocks (mostly blocks of 4) showing different perforations and shades, with 1/2d (9 incl. plate block), 1d (6 + block…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30934
Australia » Western Australia
REVENUES: Group incl. 1881 1d yellow with green IR overprint, 1882 2d on 3d and 3d on 3d blocks of fur plus 6d on 3d singles (2), 1895-97 Internal Revenue…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30955
Australia » Collections
1896-1907 Three Insufficiently franked postcards from respectively Tasmania, South Australia and New South Wales, all franked by 1d and addressed to Switzerland…
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 31074
Canada
1908 Quebec Tercentenary set of 8 large die proofs in issued colours (except 20c in more ‘sepia’ than dull brown), final states with die numbers (between…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 31200
Cyprus » The Ottoman Empire 1571-1878
1773-1832, Group of five entires incl. 1773 Entire from the Turkish Governor of Cyprus in Nicosia to the Consul of Venice in Larnaca, endorsed “8642” (“Beduh”)…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 31338
Cyprus » Collections
1880-1934, Small mostly used selection on stockcards incl. 1881 Wmk CC 4pi with “D48” numeral of Headquarters Camp, 6pi (thin), range of low-value KEVII…
Estimate: 50 – 100 GBP
Lot 31351
Fiji
1902-37, Group of 5 covers incl. 1902 cover sent registered to Switzerland with 1891-98 5d and 1d (toning), a postcard and cover with Suva continuous machine…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31352
Gambia
1869-93, Cameo collection, mostly mint, incl. 1869-72 4d (3) and 6d (3), 1874 Wmk CC 4d (2) and 6d (9) with watermark varieties and incl. sloping label…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 31366
Gibraltar
1826-54, Group of five stampless covers from Gibraltar each showing the “DE GIBr. / S. ROQUE / ANDA. BAXA” hs, two particularly attractive covers to Genova…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31371
Gibraltar
1886 1/2d to 1s mint group incl. 1/2d (7), 1d (6 + 1 used), 2d (4), 2 1/2d (3 + 1 used), 4d (4), 6d (2) and 1s (3), mixed condition with some unused (SG…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 31450
Gibraltar
1925-32 New Values & Colours Changed 2s, 2s6d, 5s and 10s all in mint nh lower right corner marginal plate blocks of 12 from plate “1”, all with toned…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31459
Gibraltar
1938-51 Pictorials specialised mint collection, with different perfs, multiples, plate blocks and printer’s imprints, with set incl. most of the perf….
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 31512
Hong Kong
1938-52 KGVI 1c to $10 mint with many shades, different papers and perfs on two A5 stockcards (missing only $5 dull lilac &scarlet), the $10 green & violet…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 31558
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 2a green, attractive array of used multiples mounted on four exhibition pages, showing seven strips of three, four strips of four, two strips of…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 31666
India » Collections, Lots etc.
1880s-1940s, Collection of 150+ covers and postal stationery, etc., incl. first flight airmails, advertising, censored, postcard with D.L.O. label, a range…
Estimate: 150 – 300 GBP
Lot 31667
India » Collections, Lots etc.
1901-37, Group of 12 covers from British and Portuguese India, incl. postal stationery, postcards, registered, censored, airmails, meter franking, etc.,…
Estimate: 120 – 160 GBP
Lot 31668
India » Collections, Lots etc.
1937-52, KGVI complete basic mint collection incl. Officials, with 1937-40 set to 25R, 1948 Gandhi to 10R, etc., very fine (SG £1’600+)
Estimate: 400 – 500 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 31692
Ireland » Airmails
1870-71, Collection of BALLON MONTÉS to Ireland, starting with “Édition-Ballon” map of Paris and surrounds showing the railway tracks on thin flimsy paper,…
Estimate: 25’000 – 50’000 GBP
Lot 31695
Ireland » Airmails
1918-24, RAF collection with flight mail and correspondence, one incoming to RAF Milton then redirected to RAF Wexford and RAF Malahide, stampless cover…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31696
Ireland » Airmails
1922-2011, BALLOON MAIL collection written up in 9 albums, beginning with Switzerland 1922 “Gordon Bennett” balloon race (3 used publicity cards, two with…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31697
Ireland » Airmails
1922-23 Group of four printed “Irish Times” newspaper wrappers sent from Dublin to Baghdad and Basrah with Rialtar 1d, two sent to a Captain in a RAF Squadron…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31705
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 31) Irish acceptances for London-Paris airmail service, pair of covers to France with “NO FLIGHT. / SENT BY / ORDINARY SERVICE.” violet hs, both…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31706
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Nov 10) & 1924 (Jan 29) Irish acceptances for London-Amsterdam and London-Paris airmail services, two covers to with “NO FLIGHT. / SENT BY / ORDINARY…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31726
Ireland » Airmails
1928 (Nov 27) “Miss Africa” flight from Amsterdam to Cairo thence to Nairobi (by Lord Carbery if Castlefreke, Ireland), printed cover from Schipol to Cairo…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31727
Ireland » Airmails
1929-33, Irish Acceptances on flight services to Australasia and incoming from Australasia incl. internal Australia flights, collection in an album incl….
Estimate: 700 – 900 GBP
Lot 31728
Ireland » Airmails
1929 (Mar 30) Imperial Airways London-Alexandria-Gaza-Baghdad-Basra-Karachi, collection incl. letter from the Depot of Posts & Telegraphs about the forwarding…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 31729
Ireland » Airmails
1929 (Aug 26) Irish acceptances for first airmail service in South Africa (Cape Town-Durban), group of four covers incl GB KGV 1/2d K29 control block of…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31730
Ireland » Airmails
1930 (Oct 21) Northern Ireland acceptance for early airmail service to South Africa, three covers carried Belfast-Durban, Belfast-East London and Belfast-Bloemfontein,…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31732
Ireland » Airmails
1931 (Feb 26) Imperial Airways England-East Africa Service, group of four covers with London-Malakal, London-Butiaba, London-Kisumu and London-Mwanza all…
Estimate: 340 – 400 GBP