Sale 9


Cyprus through Hong Kong
 
 
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Lot 260

Cyprus, 1882, Queen Victoria, ½pi emerald green, Die I, Crown CA Watermark, original gum, fabulous centering, perforations clear, the highest valued stamp of Cyprus, outside of the First Issues., very fine An incredibly rare stamp.
SG 16; £5,000. (Scott 19b).
Scott $6,000 Est. Cash Val. $2,000 - 2,500

Our records find the Miller Collection had a pair (off-center), Cruittwell had one and Constantinides one. No copies were found in Aphrodite, Burrus, Lilly, Samos, Hind, Dale- Lichtenstein, North and Richardson.

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Lot 261
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Falkland Islands, 1929-32, Whale & Penguins, 4d-£1, perforated "Specimen", less ½d to 2½d low values, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine.
SG 120-26S. (Scott 54-64S).
SG £1,000.
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Lot 262

Gambia, 1922, King George V, ½d to 10s, set of 23, lightly hinged, complete except "a" numbers, brilliant colors, hard to find so complete, very fine.
SG 118 - 142; £395. (Scott 102-124).
Scott $477 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 263

Great Britain, G.B. Stampless: 1814-1819, a fascinating quintuple correspondence of covers "Chasing the Fleet", 1814 folded letter from Campfield to "M. John Strachan midshpman H.M. Ship Tigris, Cork Harbor Ireland or Elsewhere";1815 folded letter same addressee and origin and ship "Plymouth or Elsewhere, Jan 1817 folded letter," all same but "Barbados or Elsewhere"; June 1817 folded letter, all same but "Spithead or Elsewhere"; 1819 folded letter all same but "Scherness or Elsewhere"; mixed frankings, probably interesting content with continuity, also a local folded letter Aberdeen to Compfield, filing creases and separations, but intact to read carefully. Have a good time.
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 264

Great Britain, 1840, Mulready Letter Sheet, 1d black, used May 9, 1840 (4th day of usage), cancelled by red Maltese Cross (£500 premium), on reverse probable receiver, circular date stamp, from London to Cheltenham, usual creases and sealed tear on the reverse, S.G. Spec.ME1, Brandon Cert. (2012).
Scott U3.
SG £2,500.
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Lot 265

Great Britain, Used to Scotland: 1840, Mulready Letter Sheet, 2d blue, double rate, cancelled by Red Maltese Cross and bearing on reverse ms. "26 January 1841" plus Red boxed probable KELSO origin and Red JAN 27 1841 c.d.s. receiver. The contents of the letter must have been quite bulbous due to the alignment of the cancel on reverse.
Scott U4.
SG £2,500.
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Lot 266
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Great Britain, 1840, 1d black, Plate 11, A-K, black Maltese cross cancel, good to large margins barely touched at bottom right, A.P.S. Cert. (2008).
Scott $4,500. SG 2. (Scott 1).
SG £4,600.
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Lot 267
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Great Britain, 1878, Queen Victoria, £1 brown lilac, Maltese Cross Watermark, white paper, Pos. A-A, top left Sheet Copy, clean GLASGOW JY3 82 c.d.s., typical centering for an "A" row stamp, filled thin at top, fresh bright example.
Scott 75. (SG 129).
SG £9,000.
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Lot 268
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Great Britain, 1882, Queen Victoria, 5s rose on white paper, Pl. 4, Anchor Watermark, lettered C-E, neat LEADENHALL ST. AP 1 84 c.d.s., well centered, very fine almost a premium stamp.
SG 134; £4,200 Plus 75% canel /centering. (Scott 90a).
Scott $5,000 Pus 75% cancel/centering Est. Cash Val. $500 - 750.
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Lot 269
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Great Britain, 1882, Queen Victoria, £5 orange on white paper, very neat MAIDSTONE, AU 25 02 c.d.s. perfect centering, deep color, barely perceptable reinforced horizontal crease, extremely fine appearance.
SG 137; £4,750. (Scott 93).
Scott $5,000.
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Lot 270
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Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, 10s ultramarine on bluish paper, Anchor Watermark, light oval c.d.s., perfectly centered, small thin spot, very fine appearance, signed H. Block, Foundation Cert. (2011).
SG 177; £8,250 +50%. (Scott 109b).
Scott $8,500 Est. Cash Val. $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 271

Great Britain, 1929, £1 P.U.C., lightly hinged, almost perfect centering, fresh, very fine.
SG 438; £750. (Scott 209).
Scott $800 Est. Cash Val. $450 - 500.
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Lot 272

Great Britain, Official Govt. Parcels, 1897, Queen Victoria, 1d lilac, all perforations clear, o.g., hinge remnant, very fine.
SG O69; £650. (Scott O37).
Scott $625 Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 273

Grenada, 1943, King George VI, 10s slate blue & bright carmine, perf 12, narrow frame, lightly hinged, almost very fine, only 798 printed.
Scott 142a. (SG 163c).
SG £750.
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Lot 274

Hong Kong, 1938, King George VI, 10$ green and violet SHEET MARGIN BLOCK OF 4, never hinged (appropriate brown gum), the bottom left copy bears the variety broken character "Hong" Webb Pos. R5/1LP, plus unpriced malformed "S", extremely fine.
Scott 166 var. (SG 161 var.).
SG £2,800

A wonderful exhibition piece of the primary George VI value
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Lot 275

Hong Kong, 1938, King George VI, $5 dull lilac & scarlet FULL MARGINED COMPLETE SHEET OF 120, showing gutter and Plate Number 1 and serial number Z0803 in black, stamps never hinged except for 2 stamps. Appropriate gum for the 1938 First Printing, small thin in margin at top left, and a few minor separations, overall very fine centering.
Scott 165. (SG 159).
SG £8,400

Exceptional show piece
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Lot 276

Hong Kong, 1938, King George VI, $10 green & violet, o.g., very fine.
Scott 166. (SG 161).
SG £700.
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