Sale 9


Cape of Good Hope
 
 
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Lot 250
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Cape of Good Hope, 1853 "Triangular", Perkins Bacon printing, 1d pale brick red on deeply blued paper, SQUARE PAIR, neat triangular grid cancel, good to enormous margins all around, very fine.
SG 1; £950 as singles. (Scott 1a).
Scott $975.
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Lot 251
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Cape of Good Hope, 1853 "Triangular", Perkins Bacon printing, 1d deep brick red on deeply blued paper, lightly cancelled, good to large margins all around, sheet margin watermark at left, far rarer shade than reflected in catalogue, extremely fine.
SG 1a; £475. (Scott 1b).
Scott $475 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 350.
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Lot 252
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Cape of Good Hope, 1853 "Triangular", Perkins Bacon printing, 4d deep blue on deeply blued paper SQUARE PAIR, pos. X4B/A(Die A1/4R E stroke) showing lovely ivory head, grid cancels large to enormous margins all around, extremely fine.
SG 2; £550. (Scott 2a).
Scott $825 Est. Cash Val. $350 - 400.
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Lot 253
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Cape of Good Hope, 1853 "Triangular", Perkins Bacon printing, 4d deep blue on deeply blued paper, good margins all around, neat cancel, very fine.
SG 2; £275. (Scott 2a).
Scott $375 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 175.
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Lot 254
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Cape of Good Hope, 1853 "Triangular", Perkins Bacon printing, 1d brick red on bluish paper, lightly cancelled, good to enormous margins all around, showing adjacent stamp at left, bright fresh color, extremely fine.
SG 3; £375. (Scott 1).
Scott $400 Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 255

Cape of Good Hope, USED TO INDIA: 1855 "Triangular", Perkins Bacon printing, 4d deep blue on white paper, SQUARE PAIR, good to enormous margins all around to just touching left bottom, horizontal filing crease, tied by delicate CGH triangular grids to neat envelope bearing red embossed "from CAPE OF GOOD HOPE" embossed ribbon, on reverse CALEDON 22 SP 1858 (oval) origin red CAPETOWN transit and boxed CALCUTTA SHIP LETTER.
SG 6. (Scott 4b).
Est. Cash Val. $1,000 - 1,500

4d paid the rate to the ship and 4d paid the ship note to India, just eleven covers are known to exist to India, less than half the number known to Canada.

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Lot 256
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Cape of Good Hope, 1861 "Wood Block", 1d carmine, good to clear margins all around, superb strike of "C/GH" cancel, extremely fine, Brandon Cert. (2017).
SG 13a; £3,500. (Scott 7a).
Scott $4,000 Est. Cash Val. $2,000 - 2,500

A wonderful stamp.

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Lot 257
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Cape of Good Hope, 1861 "Wood Block", 1d carmine, light grid cancel, very fine, A.P.S. Cert. (1981).
SG 13a; £3,500. (Scott 7a).
Scott $4,000 Est. Cash Val. $1,250 - 1,500.
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Lot 258

Cape of Good Hope, 1863-64 "Triangular", De La Rue printing, 4d deep blue SQUARE PAIR, o.g., hinge remnants, extremely fine.
SG 19; £600. (Scott 13).
Scott $650 Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 259
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Cape of Good Hope, 1863-64 "Triangular", De La Rue printing, 1s bright emerald green, light grid cancel, enormous margins to frame-line barely touched at right, almost very fine.
SG 21; £700. (Scott 15).
Scott $725 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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