Sale 9


Iraq through St. Lucia
 
 
Lot Photo Description Bidding
Lot 329

Iraq, 1917, Surch Type I, 2a on 1 pi ultramarine, neatly tied on piece by Baghdad c.d.s, fine, Brandon Cert. (2017).
SG 17; £400. (Scott N18).
Scott $350.
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Lot 330

Iraq, 1917, Surch. Type I, ½a on 10pa green, tied on attractive piece by BAGHDAD 1917 c.d.s., very fine, Brandon Cert. (2017).
SG 13; £375. (Scott N21).
Scott $375 Est. Cash Val. $259 - 300.
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Lot 331
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Iraq, 1917 Surch Type I, 1a on 20pa, rose, very lightly cancelled, very fine, Brandon Cert. (2017).
SG 21; £425. (Scott N24).
Scott $375 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 325.
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Lot 332

Ireland, 1922, Thom Provisional Govt. Black Blue Overprints on King George V "Seahorses", 2s6d to 10s complete, 5sh rose carmine, 10sh dull gray blue, SET OF THREE, never hinged, excellent centering, one of the ultimate sets, very fine, Brandon Cert. (2017) for set.
SG 44/46; £1,525 as hinged singles. (Scott 36-38).
Scott $3,425.
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Lot 333

Ireland, 1927, Free State overprint on King George V "Seahorse", Composite Setting with wide and narrow dates, 2s6d chocolate brown, Sheet Margin Pair,never hinged, extremely fine.
SG 83a; £300 as hinged. (Scott 77a).
Scott $775.
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Lot 334

Ireland, 1927, Free State overprint on King George V "Seahorse", Composite Setting with wide and narrow dates, 5s rose carmine, PAIR, lightly hinged, almost very fine.
SG 84a; £450. (Scott 78a).
Scott $700 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 500.
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Lot 335

Ireland, 1927, Free State overprint on King George V "Seahorse", Composite Setting with Wide and Narrow dates, 10s dull gray blue, PAIR, lightly hinged, almost very fine.
Scott $1,700. SG 85a. (Scott 79a).
SG £1,200.
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Lot 336
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Jordan, 1923,1m to 20d, 11 different, plus 3 extra, 1 used, this is a hard to find group, also 5 (used), fine to very fine, 2 Royal Certs (1991) for S.G. 39,46b (SG 55-57,60,62-68).
SG £529.
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Lot 337

Jordan, 1923, 1m to 20d, 11 different reading up and down comp., S.G. 102A, 104-107A, 98B-103B, 108B o.g., fine to very fine.
SG £832.
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Lot 338

Jordan, 1924, Officials, ½pi red, detached sheet margin with inscription, never hinged, extremely fine (Scott 01).
Scott $200 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 339

Kuwait, 1923-24, ½a green, double overprint, never hinged, centered, fresh, very fine.
SG 1a; £350 as hinged. (Scott 1a).
Scott $375 as hinged Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 340

Leeward Islands, 1938-52, ¼d-£1 King George V complete, perf 14, an exceptional never hinged set ($5.80 difference for 3 lightly hinged stamps), very fine (Scott 103-115).
Scott $750 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 325.
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Lot 341

Leeward Islands, 1938, King George VI, 2d olive gray, error "shifted duty plate" affecting value and country tablets, Left Marginal Block of 16, never hinged, very fine, M. Payne unlisted, an interesting error caused by replacement of a damaged duty plate but not placed in the correct position, we have not seen this before.
SG 103 var. (Scott 107 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 342

Long Island, 1916, Long Island, 1d blue, unused, enormous margins probably corner copy in very fresh condition, exceptional stamp, extremely fine (SG 11).
SG £600.
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Lot 343

Malaya, Straits Settlements, 1884, 8 in red on 8 cents in blue on 12c dull purple, unused, "faded and discolored" which is a bit harsh, good perforations, a fine copy of this great rarity, B.P.A. Cert. (2004).
Scott $11,000. SG 80b. (Scott 66).
SG £11,000

One of the great multiple surcharged stamps in British Commonwealth philately, only 60 produced. We note the following each had 1: Tay, Naylor, Woods, Burrus, Lilly, Ferrari (1 or 2) Hind, Tiong, Spink 10/28/17 2, Asch 2, Sidney, Harris, Samos, Nathan 0, 13 copies, 6 with faults or no gum, a truly rare and impressive stamp.

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Lot 344
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Malay States: Pahang, 1889, 8c orange, "PAHANG" overprint on Straits Settlements, very light cancel and quite well centered for this issue, fine and very rare, Royal Cert. (2002).
SG 2; £1,800. (Scott 2).
Scott $2,000

George Asch one of the great collectors of British Asia had 3 o.g. copies of the 8c and only 1 used. He was quoted that his copy "was the only used copy he had ever seen." We think this is scarce and is the equal to his.

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Lot 345

Mauritius, 1848-59, "Post Paid", EARLIEST IMPRESSION 1d orange vermilion on yellowish, neat sharp barred cancel, 4 outstanding margins, crisp and deep impression, a few small faults that detract little from this lovely classic stamp, Brandon Cert. (1979).
Scott 3. (SG 3).
SG £18,000

Very elusive and far, far rarer than the more common early impressions
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Lot 346
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Mauritius, 1859, Lapirot issue, 2d blue on bluish, Early Impression, marginal or corner copy, neat grid cancel, scissor cut in bottom left corner, clear of design., very fine.
Scott 14B. SG £3,250. (SG 37 var.).
Scott $3,500

Better than or equal to the best of the early impression singles in Dale- Lichtenstein or Kanai.

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Lot 347
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Montserrat, 1876, "MONTSERRAT" on Antigua 6d green, "S" inverted, very light cancel showing the error, deep color, bottom left corner crease, fine.
SG 2b; £1,200. (Scott 2c).
Scott $1,350 Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 348
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Montserrat, 1922, King George V, 1½d orange yellow, overprinted "SPECIMEN", Strip of 3, Multiple Script CA watermark Type D12, the right hand showing the short top to "N" never hinged to lightly hinged, very fine, rare, only 7 examples exist.
SG 67S. (Scott 58S).
Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 349

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 3d on German New Guinea 25pf black & red on yellow, "G.R.I." and value 6mm apart, o.g., very fine, signed Richter.
SG 7; £375. (Scott 7).
Scott $375 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 350

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 3d on German New Guinea 30pf black & orange on buff, o.g., very fine, signed Richter.
SG 8; £475. (Scott 8).
Scott $475 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 351

New Zealand, Postal-Fiscal, 1952, £3 10s rose INVERTED WATERMARK, original gum, impeccable centering (should be graded), brilliant color, extremely fine, Brandon Crt. (2004).
Scott AR92 var. (SG F209w).
SG £3,500

The highest listed catalogue value for any New Zealand Post WWII Postal Fiscal - A gem.

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Lot 352

Nigeria, 1938, King George VI, 5s black & orange, perf 13x11½, n.h.,absolutely impossible to find, very fine.
Scott 64c. (SG 59).
SG £110 as hinged.
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Lot 353

North Borneo, 1944, Japanese Occupation, 1s to 1y, short set of 13, set less high catalog value 30s, low values backstamped Equitable Stamp, almost all never hinged, very fine.
Scott N34-47; $465 less N45. (SG 35-48).
SG £448 less 46.
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Lot 354

Northern Rhodesia, 1925, King George V, ½d-20s complete, l.h.to o.g., very fine.
Scott 1-17. (SG 1/17).
SG £874 as singles.
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Lot 355

St. Helena, 1868, Queen Victoria, 2d on 6d yellow, perf 12½, Type B surcharge, o.g., decent centering for this issue, very fine, Sismondo Cert. (2004).
SG 9; £180. (Scott 19).
Scott $200 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 356

St. Lucia, 1860 (1d)-(6d) Queen Victoria complete, perf 14 to 16, first issue, set of 3 o.g., well centered, fresh colors and rare this nice, very fine, Sismondo Crt. (2008) for #3.
SG 1/3; £625. (Scott 1-3).
Scott $685 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 225.
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