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December 2017 Jubilee Auction – British Empire (GBP) – 7/12/2017 – 8/12/2017

1701 lots
Lot 60000
Aden
1854 4a Red & Blue cut to shape with good margins with crisp « 124 » numeral of Aden, fine
Estimation: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 60001
Aden
1854 4a Red & Blue cut to shape on three sides and touched, with « 124 » numeral of Aden, thin, fine appearance
Estimation: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 60002
Aden
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 2) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60003
Aden
COLLECTIONS: 1898-1969 Perim Island: Mixed lot of covers and picture postcards in large red stockbook, mostly with cancels of Kamaran & Perim, generally…
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60004
Aden
COLLECTIONS: 1937-55, Aden & States mint collection, practically complete twice with mint nh and mint hinged of each, with Aden sets up to 1946 with SPECIMEN…
Estimation: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 60005
Aden
COLLECTIONS: 1939-65, Mixed lot of covers and fragments with town cancels mounted on stockpages, much registered usages and mostly philatelic frankings,…
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 60006
Aden » Kathiri State of Seiyun
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 2) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60007
Aden » Mahra State
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 2) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60008
Antigua & Barbuda
1938-51 Wmk Multiple Script CA 1s black & brown with FRAME PRINTED DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO variety, mint, couple of short perfs and pulled perf. at top, otherwise…
Estimation: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 60009
Antigua & Barbuda
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60010
Antigua & Barbuda
COLLECTIONS: 1884-1966, Mint collection with SPECIMEN perforations/ovpts from 1884-1946 incl. two sets of each from 1932-46, then normal stamps from then…
Estimation: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 60011
Ascension
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60012
Ascension
COLLECTIONS: 1922-46, SPECIMENS complete group until 1946 Victory set mint hinged, plus extra mint nh sets for 1934 to 1946, fine to very fine (SG £7’450)
Estimation: 1’600 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 60013
Australia » New South Wales
1851-55 2d Ultramarine in a superb strip of three, used, very fine
Estimation: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 60014
Australia » South Australia
1886-96 £10 Bronze, perf.11 1/2-12 1/2, wmk upright, mint og, surface indentation from what looks like was caused by a paper clip and a small grease spot…
Estimation: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 60015
Australia » South Australia
COLLECTIONS: 1883-1904, Mint collection incl. reprints from 1855-82, 1886-96 High Values UPU specimens with three of each value up to £2, four of each…
Estimation: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 60016
Australia » Tasmania
1857-69 Chalon 2d deep green and 4d blue tied by 62 numeral in bars to small cover, HOBART 3MY3 1859 to New Zealand (Wellington & Auckland cds on face),…
Estimation: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 60017
Australia » Victoria
1854 Campbell & Fergusson printing contract for the 1d and 3d, with the handwritten schedule (« We hereby engage to prepare for the Postmaster General four…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 60018
Australia » Victoria
1859 (Dec 2) Envelope sent registered to Switzerland with 1858 Queen on Throne 6d blue and 1859 1s blue perf.12 strip of three (pos. 35-37, with 35 showing…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 60019
Australia » Victoria
1860 (Aug 21) Entire to Melbourne with reverse showing superb strike of the large VICTORIA EXPRESS / S. COULOU & Co. / STATIONERS / News & Letter Agent…
Estimation: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 60020
Australia » Victoria
1884-96 £1.10s Deep Grey-Olive with Specimen ovpt (type 13), regummed, very fine, cert. RPSV (2016)
Estimation: 200 – 260 GBP
Lot 60021
Australia » Victoria
1886 £1 Yellow, wmk V over Crown, with SPECIMEN ovpt (sans-serif capitals without stop), part gum, fine, the only known example (see Kellow, Turner « The…
Estimation: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 60022
Australia » Western Australia
COLLECTIONS: 1861-1912, Small collection of mainly Specimens and CTOs on the Swan issues and the 1902-11 issue, mostly fine (39)
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 60023
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
1915-27 £2 Roo purple-black and pale rose, mint with trace of light hinge, excellent centring, usual fluffy perfs, fine and fresh (SG £4’500)
Estimation: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 60024
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
1920 ROSS SMITH cover to Australia with dark blue air mail souvenir stamp cancelled ‘FIRST AIR MAIL GREAT BRITAIN TO AUSTRALIA/RECEIVED 26 FEB 1920’ with…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 60025
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
1920 ROSS SMITH cover to Australia with dark blue air mail souvenir stamp cancelled ‘FIRST AIR MAIL GREAT BRITAIN TO AUSTRALIA/RECEIVED 26 FEB 1920’ with…
Estimation: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 60026
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
1923 MARITIME MAIL: Ppc of Adelaide franked 1 1/2c green bearing Adelaide cds to Italy alongside violet marking of ‘Piroscafo Posillipo’ of shipping company…
Estimation: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 60027
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
1934 (Dec 9) Souvenir postcard of the « Faith in Australia » flight with departed and arrival cachets on the front with Cptn. Ulm’s signature below, unsent…
Estimation: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 60028
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
COLLECTIONS: 1913-57, Collection incl. CTO 1913-14 Roo set to £2 plus various other Roos CTO incl. official perfins with 1915-28 values to £2 (2), CTO…
Estimation: 600 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 60029
New Guinea
1931-39, Five complete Airmail sets: SG 137/149, 163/176, 190/203, 204/05, 212/25, mint og, very fine (59 values)
Estimation: 700 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 60030
New Guinea
1935 Bulolo Goldfields £5 die proof in deep violet (close to the issued colour of the £2) on wove paper, 66x56mm, with ms initials of Manly and date, staining…
Estimation: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 60031
Australia » Norfolk Island
1980-81 Aircraft imperf. plate proofs on Harrison and Sons presentation cards, the 1c with central design of the issued 2c, 2c with the central design…
Estimation: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 60032
Papua
1932 Pictorials 5d mint nh marginal showing printer’s mark with reversed « 5d » and guide cross, scarce positional item
Estimation: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 60033
Bahamas
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60034
Bahamas
COLLECTIONS: 1884-1965, Mint collection on stockpages with SPECIMEN perforations/ovpts 1884-1946 with two of each from 1931 incl. 1938-52 (one set missing…
Estimation: 1’200 – 1’800 GBP
Lot 60035
Bahrain
1938-41 25R Slate-Violet & Purple interpanneau marginal mint nh block of 8, slightly toned gum, fine positional item (SG £1’040)
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60036
Bahrain
1955-58 Waterlow 2R (type I) on 2s6d complete sheet of 40, 5R (type II) on 5s half sheet of 20 and 10R (type I) on 10s complete sheet of 40, fine items…
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 60037
Bahrain
1949 Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia: UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 2) in red, very fine and scarce
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 60038
Bahrain
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 2) in blue, red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 60039
Barbados
1852 (2d) Greyish-Slate mint og right marginal pair, good margins, natural paper wrinkle at lower right, very fine (SG £600+)
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 60040
Barbados
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60041
Barbados
COLLECTIONS: 1875-1961, Mint collection on stockpages with SPECIMEN perforations/ovpts 1875-1946 from Britannias onwards with two of each from 1935, then…
Estimation: 1’200 – 1’800 GBP
Lot 60042
Basutoland
1880 Stampless envelope to Mowbray (Cape Province) endorsed at top ‘On Active Service From L. Corporal G.G.Mann D.E.O.V. (Duke of Edinburgh’s Own Volunteer…
Estimation: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 60043
Basutoland
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60044
Basutoland
COLLECTIONS: 1933-66, Mint collection from 1933-47 with Specimen perfins, two of each set (missing only 1947 1d), then normal issues up to 1966 (again…
Estimation: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 60045
Bechuanaland » Stellaland
1884 1d Red imperf. between horizontal pair, types 5 & 6, mint large part og, couple of light tone spots, fine, cert. BPA (2017) (SG £4’500)
Estimation: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 60046
Bechuanaland » Stellaland
COLLECTIONS: 1884-85, Collection on album pages incl. 1884 set with two 1d reds, 1884 revenue stamps without monogram to 10s, 1884 revenue stamps with…
Estimation: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 60047
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1885-87 1s Green used with indistinct cancel, discoloured patch on reverse not showing through, fine (SG £190)
Estimation: 50 – 60 GBP
Lot 60048
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) £1 Lilac & Black, mint og, light horizontal crease otherwise fine with fresh colour (SG £900)
Estimation: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 60049
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 £1 Lilac & Black, mint og, very fine, scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60050
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) £5 Lilac & Black with SPECIMEN ovpt, no gum, faint toning and faded, crease at lower left
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60051
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 Complete set of 5 surcharged values from 1d on 1d to 1s on 1s, mint o.g., very fine, scarce (5)
Estimation: 240 – 400 GBP
Lot 60052
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 Group of 7 values from 1d on 1d lilac and black to 2s green and black, mint og, very fine, scarce (7)
Estimation: 400 – 800 GBP
Lot 60053
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Aug) 4d on 4d Lilac & Black, used with partial cds and light BONC, fine, signed Brun (SG £500)
Estimation: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 60054
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Aug) 5s Green & Black mint og, tone spot at lower right otherwise fine and scarce (SG £1’300)
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 60055
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1914-23 5s Rose-Carmine with overprint double (one albino), mint og, very fine, cert. RPS (1970) (SG £450)
Estimation: 200 – 240 GBP
Lot 60056
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1935 Silver Jubilee 1d with « extra flagstaff » variety in mint marginal block of four, slightly toned gum, fine
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 60057
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1961 1R on 10c (type 1) mint nh, very fine (SG £350)
Estimation: 180 – 200 GBP
Lot 60058
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60059
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
Postal Fiscals: 1910 6d Black & Brown Orange, mint og (slightly toned), natural paper flaw by « V » of Transvaal otherwise fine (SG £190)
Estimation: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 60060
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
Postal Fiscals: 1910 6d Black & Brown-Orange tied to small piece by Lobatsi JY 13 1910 cds, very fine (SG £375)
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 60061
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
COLLECTIONS: 1885-1966, Mint collection written up on album pages incl. 1885-87 to 1s, 1888 to £1 (horiz. bend) plus specimens, 1888 to 1s on 1s, 1888…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 60062
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
COLLECTIONS: 1888-1960, Mint collection on stockpages with SPECIMENS incl. the 1888 Key Types set of 12, various Jubilee values, Seahorse set of 2, 1932…
Estimation: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 60063
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
COLLECTIONS: 1885-1966, Used collection written up on album pages, incl. 1887 values to fiscally used £1, some ovpt varieties, odd forgery, 1890 1/2d 19mm…
Estimation: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 60064
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
COLLECTIONS: 1885-66, Group of 26 covers/cards, incl. 1897 1/2d used in London, 1912 env. sent registered from Lobatsi with mixed franking, three « Tamsen »…
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60065
Bermuda
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60066
Bermuda
COLLECTIONS: 1881-1970, Mint collection with SPECIMEN perforations/ovpts from 1883-1946 incl. 1918 set to £1, 1924-32 set of 4 to 12s6d and two of each…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 60067
British Guiana
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60068
British Guiana
COLLECTIONS: 1931-46, Mint nh SPECIMEN group incl. 1931 set of 5, 1935-51 set of 13, 1935 Jubilee, 1937 Coronation, 1938-52 to $3 (missing 96c), 1946 Victory…
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60069
British Honduras
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in red and black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60070
British Honduras
COLLECTIONS: 1929-46, Mint nh SPECIMEN group incl. 1932 Relief Fund set, 1935 Jubilee, 1937 Coronation, 1938-47 set of 12 some minor gum bends) and 1946…
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 60071
British Levant
COLLECTIONS: 1885-1913, Mint neat collection incl. SG 1, 2, 7 (cert. BPA), various ovpt, light duplication for shades, FPO in Salonica incl. SG 7 (2),…
Estimation: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 60072
British Levant
COLLECTIONS: 1885-1921, Mint & used collection on album pages, with QV used incl. 1893 40pa on 1/2d vermilion, mint sets from 1905 onwards, mostly fine
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 60073
British Levant
COLLECTIONS: 1902-22, Used collection housed on album leaves, dozens of lower values with an abundance of varieties, two dozen seahorses with at least…
Estimation: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 60074
British Levant
COLLECTIONS: 1902-22, Attractive but small mint collection with highlights including 2 of each 12pi on 2s6d, i.e. ordinary papers, De la Rue, Somerset…
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60075
British Levant
COLLECTIONS: 1902-21, Mostly used range incl. KEVII high values with a range of shades and various Seahorses with a few plated incl. 1921 45pi on 2s6d…
Estimation: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 60076
British Levant
COLLECTIONS: 1921 Specialised collection of the Seahorse 2s6d overprints with Levant/Turkish P.O overprints, mint and used on album leaves, with at least…
Estimation: 600 – 900 GBP
Lot 60077
British Levant » Field Post Office in Salonica
1916 1/2d to 1s « Levant » set of 8 mint og, fine to very fine, cert. A Diena (1956) (SG £1’400)
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 60078
British Levant » Field Post Office in Salonica
1916 1/2d (2), 2d, 3d, 6d, 9d & 1s tied by FPO GX 2nd March 1916 cds to cover to Lieut. Gordon who was the Region Civil Administrator who ordered the overprint…
Estimation: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 60079
British Occupation of Italian Colonies
1943-47 MEF mint nh SPECIMEN set of four, 2s6d with light bend, plus 1942 1s postage due, fine (SG £840)
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 60080
British Occupation of Italian Colonies
COLLECTIONS: 1943-50, Mint collection hinged on album pages incl. MEF 1943.47 SPECIMEN set of 4, EAF specimen set of 2, rest in normal sets, incl. postage…
Estimation: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 60081
British P.O. in Siam (Bangkok)
1882-85 12c Blue, wmk Crown CC, Perf 14, with « B » overprint (type 1), mint, very fine, cert. BPA (SG £1’500)
Estimation: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 60082
British Solomon Islands
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 2) in red, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60083
British Solomon Islands
COLLECTIONS: 1931-46, Mint nh SPECIMEN group incl.1935 Jubilee, 1937 Coronation, 1938-44 set of 13 (1s hinged, some light gum toning), 1946 Victory and…
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60084
British Virgin Islands
1867 1s Crimson frame, scarce printing on bluish-grey paper with perforations reset to provide larger marginal stamps, unused, without gum as normal, slight…
Estimation: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 60085
British Virgin Islands
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 4) in black, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 60086
British Virgin Islands
COLLECTIONS: 1935-46, Mint nh SPECIMEN group incl. 1935 Jubilee, 1937 Coronation, 1938-47 set of 12 and 1946 Victory, mostly fine and fresh (SG £740)
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 60087
Brunei
1949 UPU complete mint set of four all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 2) in red, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 60088
Brunei
COLLECTIONS: 1907-66, Collection incl. SPECIMEN sets from 1907 issue to 1947-51 issue, and normal mint with two of each from then onwards until 1966, some…
Estimation: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 60089
Burma
1855 (Mar 8) Envelope from Rangoon to Calcutta with 1854 1a red die II, good to large margins, tied by crisp « B/156 » Bengal-type cancel, clear despatch…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 60090
Burma
1855 (May) Entire from Akyab to Calcutta with 1854 2a green (small scuff and vert. filing fold), four margins, paying inland rate up to 1 tola, cancelled…
Estimation: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 60091
Burma
1855 (Aug 15) Mourning wrapper from Akyab to Calcutta with 1854 1a red die I, cut into and crease at foot, paying the India inland rate up to 1/2 tola,…
Estimation: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 60092
Burma
1856 (Mar 30) Wrapper from Akyab to the UK with 1854 1a red die I, close to large margins (filing fold through stamp), and 1855 8a carmine on blue paper,…
Estimation: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 60093
Burma
1856 (Apr 27) Wrapper from Akyab to Rangoon with 1854 2a green, four margins, tied by « B/156 » Bengal-type cancel on arrival, endorsed « C/o the Fire Queen »…
Estimation: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 60094
Burma
1856 (Jul 30) Wrapper from Tongnoo to « Major Phayre Commissioner of Burmah Rangoon » bearing 1854 1/2a die I, just cut into with toning, tied by indistinct…
Estimation: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 60095
Burma
1856 (Sep 22) Envelope from Toungnoo to the UK with 1854 4a, cut to shape, cancelled by « B/181 » Bengal-type cancel, with despatch cds and London ds adjacent,…
Estimation: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 60096
Burma
1857 (May) Envelope from Moulmein to Calcutta with 1854 1/2a blue die I, four margins, tied to reverse by « B/127 » Bengal-type cancel and Calcutta arrival…
Estimation: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 60097
Burma
1905 MARITIME MAIL: Ppc of Rangoon franked India used in Burma 3p grey bearing ‘RANGOON 20.2.05’ cds, alongside Italian ship postmark Ra NAVE LIGURIA,…
Estimation: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 60098
Burma
1927 1st flight cover from Burma to Penang franked India KGV 1a (2) tied by Pungyangon cds, boxed violet cachet RANGOON-PENANG / FIRST AIR MAIL / APRIL…
Estimation: 700 – 900 GBP
Lot 60099
Burma
1949 UPU complete mint set of six all showing SPECIMEN ovpt (Type 2) in red, very fine and scarce
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP