Sale 9


Bahamas through Burma
 
 
Lot Photo Description Bidding
Lot 173

Bahamas, 1861, Queen Victoria, 4d dull rose, rough perf 14 to 16, part o.g. fresh bright colour, almost very fine for these early issues, signed H. Block.
SG 5; £1,400. (Scott 3).
Scott $1,800 Est. Cash Val. $450 - 500.
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Lot 174
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Barbados, 1855, "Britannia" (½d) yellow green PAIR, light "1" in grid cancels, good to large margins all around, very fine, A rare pair, Ex. Consul Weinberger.
SG 7; £220. (Scott 5a).
Scott $250 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 175

Barbados, 1855, "Britannia" (1d) pale blue, imperf, uncancelled, L-shaped strip of 4, the bottom right example bisected diagonally, margins almost around, used on part of Mercantile Intelligence bearing partial address Stewart's Hill, St. John's, the stamps are sound except for one lightly creased, the piece bears faults and repairs, Brandon Cert. (2008).
SG 9 var. (Scott 6a var.).
Est. Cash Val. $1,000 - 1,500

This piece is unique outside the example in the Royal Collection (single, bisected),with documentation from Buckingham Palace, which is on an equal sized piece of newspaper bearing the same address and very similar, if not the same, handwriting. The only other bisect from this early period is an example of the grayish slate on cover from the Charlton-Henry, Amundsen and Cartier collections.

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Lot 176
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Barbados, 1860, "Britannia" (1d) blue, pin-perf 12½, light "I" in grid cancel, natural straight edge at top, perforations almost complete other 3 sides and clear of design, fine.
SG 16a; £1,600. (Scott 12A).
Scott $1,750 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 177

Barbados, Used to the United States: 1861-65, "Britannia" (1d) blue and (4d) dull brown red, rough perf 14 to 16, both tied by "1" boot heel cancels on mourning envelope bearing NY STEAMSHIP 10 handstamp, STAMFORD CT AUG 24 initial receiver, straight line FORWARDED (to New Canaan), on reverse BARBADOS Au 10 187_origin c.d.s. Ex. Hodsell Hurlock (twice).
SG 24, 26. (Scott 16, 17a).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 500

A rare destination plus any ship markings are extremely scarce. With documentation.

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Lot 178
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Barbados, 1896, Seal of the Colony, ¼d slate gray & carmine, overprinted SPECIMEN, Vertical Sheet Margin Strip of 5, o.g., never hinged, very fine, rare multiple and the largest that can exist.
SG 105S. (Scott 70S).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 179

Barbados, 1894, soldier's letter from Sgt. Taylor to family in England, bearing 1892, Seal of the Colony, 1d carmine tied by BARBADOS SP 8 94 c.d.s., countersigned by Major SC Oughleterson D.A.A.G., a rare military cover from the islands.
SG 107. (Scott 72).
Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 180

Barbados, 1907, Nelson Centenary, 2½d black & indigo, never hinged, Bottom Sheet Margin Copy, superb, B.P.A. Cert. (1949) photo copy of block of 4 this being the bottom right stamp.
SG 162a; £700 as hinged. (Scott 112a).
Scott $825 as hinged Est. Cash Val. $500 - 600.
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Lot 181

Barbados, 1907, Nelson Centenary, 2½d black & indigo, lightly hinged, a very rare and popular color error, extremely fine, B.P.A. Cert. (1949) photo copy of block of 4, this being the top right stamp.
SG 162a; £700. (Scott 112a).
Scott $825 Est. Cash Val. $350 - 400.
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Lot 182
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Barbados, 1912-16, ¼d, die proof of the single duty plate value tablet, with shield surrounded in black on white glazed card.
SG 170 P. (Scott 116P).
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 183

Barbados, 1907, Kingston Relief Fund, 1d on 2d slate black and orange, surcharge inverted error, Block of 15 tied to piece by 8 JUNE 70 c.d.s. includes 3 examples of the no stop after "d" variety, very fine, Exhibition piece.
SG 153a(12)153e(3); £378. (Scott B1b(12)c(3)).
Scott $405 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 184

Basutoland, 1933, King George V, ½d-10s complete, lightly hinged, fine to very fine.
SG 1 - 10; £364 as singles. (Scott 1 - 10).
Scott $353 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 225.
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Lot 185
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Bechuanaland, 1932, King George V, ½d-10s complete, perforated SPECIMEN, o.g., hinge remnants, fine to very fine.
SG 99-110S. (Scott 105-116S).
SG £450.
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Lot 186

Bechuanaland, 1932, King George V, ½d-10s complete, lightly hinged, fine to very fine.
SG 1 - 12; £588 as singles. (Scott 1 - 12).
Scott $556 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 187

Bechuanaland, 1961 Surcharge Issue: 2½ on 3p bright ultramarine, Strip of Four, wide spaced "C" position 3, left copy in bottom corner, n.h., extremely fine.
Scott 64 var. (SG 160A).
SG £250 for hinged.
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Lot 188

Bermuda, 1930, King George V, 2s6d gray black & pale orange vermilion on gray blue, full o.g. excellent centering, bright true color, two short perforations at bottom, very fine.
SG 89d; £3,250. (Scott 95a).
Scott $3,500 Est. Cash Val. $750 - 1,000

Only one pane of 60 is known to be printed. This is the rarest of all of the Key Plate shades and the last printing of the 2s6d.

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Lot 189
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British East Africa, 1890-95, Arms of the Company, useful group of 2 o.g. and 3 used, 1r, 4a, 2a, 5a, 8a, fine to very fine.
SG 15,38og,35,40,42used; £625. (Scott between 26 and 47).
Scott $715 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 190
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British Guiana, 1857-59, Seal of the Colony, 1¢ dull red, with line above value, type C, light neat DEMERARA --60 c.d.s., good to close margins all around, obvious wide spacing between N-T, fine, rare.
SG 16; £2,500. (Scott 9b).
Scott $2,750 Est. Cash Val. $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 191
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British Guiana, 1853-55, Seal of the Colony, 4¢ pale blue, with line above value, light SEP 1857 c.d.s., good to large margins all around, very fine.
SG 20; £700. (Scott 10b).
Scott $750 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 225.
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Lot 192
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British Guiana, 1862, Local Typeset Issue, 4¢ black on blue, c.d.s. cancel, fault free copy, good to large margins close at lower left, roulettes trimmed as typical for this issue, fine.
SG 124; £1,400. (Scott 41).
Scott $1,400 Est. Cash Val. $500 - 600.
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Lot 193

British Guiana, 1882, Local Typeset Issue, 1¢ black on magenta, perforated SPECIMEN right side up and upside down, 8 stamps, 3 with thin spots ungummed as issued, fine to very fine.
SG 162-65. (Scott 103-06 var.).
SG £710.
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Lot 194

British Honduras, 1891, Queen Victoria, 5¢ on 3¢ on 3d red brown, "FIVE" and bar doubled, never hinged, fresh and, very fine.
SG 49b; £375. (Scott 35a).
Scott $450 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 195

Brunei, 1942-44, 1¢ to $25 (less 2¢), vast majority never hinged including 7 corner or margin copies, key values l.h. to o.g., exceptional set missing only the 2¢ ($75.00 catalog stamp), generally very fine, All or most signed M. Rowell, 4 high values with Sismondo Certs.
SG J1,J3-19; £3,842. (Scott N1-19).
Scott $5,600 less N2.
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Lot 196
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Brunei, Japanese Occupation, 1942-44, 30c purple and orange yellow, incredible Vertical Strip of 5, cancelled by three Japanese c.d.s. strikes, top stamp horizontal crease, overall a very fine and an incredibly rare multiple, B.P.A.Cert. (2007) erroneously states soiled which is in fact off-set on reverse from the cover on package.
Scott $1,125. SG J15. (Scott N15).
SG £900.
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Lot 197
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Burma, 1937, King George V, 3p to 5r, set of 16, never hinged or lightly hinged 1r, 2r n., very fine.
SG 1-15; £173 as hinged. (Scott 1-15).
Scott $170 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 198

Burma, 1937, King George V, 10r carmine and green, lightly hinged, perfectly centered, extremely fine.
Scott 16. (SG 16).
SG £275.
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Lot 199

Burma, 1937, King George V, 15r blue and olive, lightly hinged, perfectly centered, extremely fine.
Scott 17. (SG 17).
SG £800.
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Lot 200

Burma, 1937, King George V, 25r blue and ocher, lightly hinged, extremely fine.
Scott 18. (SG 18).
SG £1,600.
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Lot 201

Burma, 1938-40, King George VI, 1d to 10r plus 1940 Commems, lightly hinged, generally very fine.
Scott 18A//34. (SG 18b//33).
SG £266 as singles.
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Lot 202

Burma, Officials, 1937, 3p to 10r complete, mostly lightly hinged, generally very fine.
Scott 01-14. (SG 01-14).
SG £1,035 as singles.
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Lot 203

Burma, Officials, 1939, 3p to 10r, o.g. some hinge remnants, very fine.
SG 015-27; £290. (Scott 015-27).
Scott $250 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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