Lot 50612 – South Africa » Cape of Good Hope

The Cape Triangulars 1853-1864 An outstanding collection

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The Cape Triangulars

1853-1864 An outstanding collection of these famous stamps showing an almost complete collection of all these popular issues in either unused or used condition, neatly mounted and written up on six album pages, almost all appearing to have three good to large margins.

A details descriptions of the collections as follows:

– 1853-1863 Perkins Bacon (SG 1-8): 1d red, 4d blue, 6d lilac and 1s green, showing examples of almost all the different shades, including plate proof pairs in blue, rose and black (Plate proofs 7, unused 25 and used 13)

– 1861 The “Woodblocks” Provisional Printings (SG 13-14): 1d vermilion and 1d carmine, both used, plus 4d pale milky blue, pale bright blue, pale greyish blue and deep bright blue, all used

– 1863-1864 De La Rue (SG 18-21): 1d red, 4d blue, 6d bright mauve and 1s green, showing examples of many different shades, including 4d two mint pairs and one block of four (1d red unused 4, 4d blue unused 13 and used 1, 6d bright mauve unused 3, 1s emerald green, unused pair and single, used single)

A wonderful collection in much above average condition, various items with certs. from RPS, BPA, Sismondo, Behr (SG £80’000+)

Estimate 14’000 – 18’000 GBP
Auction date Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 15:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for GBP 14000

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