Sale 9


British Commonwealth Singles
 
 
Lot Photo Description Bidding
Lot 135

Antigua, 1792, Codrington Correspondence, folded letter bearing 2-line COWES SHIPLRE handstamp, two letters combined May 15/June 11 to Christopher Bethell (London) confirming death of Sir William Codrington and heir nephew Christopher, reference to Abolition slave bill in House of Commons.
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 500

The Codrington family leased Barbuda in 1669. They relinquished the lease in 1870. Christopher Bethell changed his name from Codrington on marriage
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Lot 136

Antigua, 1862, Queen Victoria, 6d blue green, rough perf 14 to 16, far better centering than normally seen in this issue, as well entered as the best example in the Mayer Collection, o.g., very fine, Royal Cert. (2017).
SG 1; £700. (Scott 1).
Scott $950 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 325.
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Lot 137

Antigua, 1903-09, Seal of the Colony & King Edward VII, ½d-5s complete, l.h. to o.g, set of 10, fine to very fine.
SG 31-40; £325. (Scott 21-30).
Scott $388 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 138
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Antigua, 1903-09, Seal of the Colony & King Edward VII, ½d-5s complete, lightly cancelled set of 10, fine to very fine.
SG 31-40; £500. (Scott 21-30).
Scott $580.
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