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Auction #127




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Cat / Net Est
NEW HEBRIDES
941 * 6 (9) 1908 1' green and carmine K Edward VII overprinted "New Hebrides Condominium", wmkd CA, only 1440 issued, scarce and undercatalogued, (Yvert & Tellier $1,000.00) OG,VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $425.00
942 ** 31 (35) 1921 2d on 40c red on yellow Weapons and Idols (French issue) surcharge, wmkd RF in Sheet, perf 14, seriously undercatalogued as only 40 sheets (1200 stamps) were originally printed, left margin example with selvedge, OG,NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $325.00
943 o 33-37 (36-39) 1921 1d-6d Weapons and Idols, wmkd Script CA, perf 14, extremely rare and undercatalogued used!, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $800.00
944 * 50-61 (52-63) 1938 5c-10F Island and Outrigger Canoe, wmkd MCA, perf 12, cplt (12), OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $406.25
945 * J1-5 (D1-5) 1925 1d (10¢)-10d (1fr) Postage Due overprint set, cplt, very fresh (no trace of the gum toning usually associated with this issue), the majority of the issue was sold over the P.O. counter and became severely gum toned, the only untoned sets had to be acquired directly from the Crown Agents in London, hence this scarcity in nice untoned quality, an exceptional set, OG,LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $475.00
NEW REPUBLIC
946 * 5a (6 var) 1886 6d violet on yellow (30 AUG 86), VARIETY - the rare double impression, ex-the exceptional Don S. Franklin collection, fresh, well centered, OG, HR, VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $4,500.00
947 o 13a var footnoted (18) 1886 5s6d violet on yellow (20 FEB 86), a very rare date, we have only seen 2 examples in many decades, lightly canceled, unpriced in Stanley Gibbons, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3,750.00
948 * 20 var footnoted (27) 1886 2d violet on blue (24 MAY 86), extremely rare date, faults, part OG, f app ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
949 * 25 var footnoted (32) 1886 1' violet on granite (24 MAY 86), scarce date, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $250.00
950 * 30a (39) 1887 5/6 violet on blue (13 JAN 87), scarce later printing, OG,LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
951 * 32 var footnoted (42) 1886 10s violet on blue (13 JAN 86), scarce date, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $500.00
952 * 32a (42a) 1886 10s violet on blue (2 JUL 86), vertical pair tête-bêche, scarce, OG,HR, fine ...(PHOTO) Net Est $750.00
953 * 32Be (43b) 1886 10s6d violet on blue (2 JUL 86), ERROR - "d" omitted, rare date, unpriced until 2005, it is now priced at a level that is irrelevant to its actual rarity!, well centered, OG,HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $4,000.00
954 * 33 (44) 1886 12s violet on blue (13 JAN 86), tiny brown paper speck, scarce, OG,VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $500.00
955 * 37 (48) 1886 1d violet on yellow with embossed arms (10 FEB 86), an unpriced date in Stanley Gibbons, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,300.00
956 * 38a (49a) 1886 2d violet on yellow with embossed arms (24 NOV 86), ERROR - arms inverted, very rare date, unpriced in Stanley Gibbons, only recently listed and its existence went unrecorded for over 100 years after issue!, exceedingly rare and undercatalogued, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3,500.00
957 * 41 var footnoted (52) 1886 1d violet on blue granite paper with embossed arms (JAN 20 86), perf 11½, a rare and undercatalogued date!, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $475.00
958 * 42c (53b) 1886 2d violet on blue with embossed arms (2 DEC 86), horizontal pair with arms tête-bêche, OG,HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $625.00
959 * 43 var (79 var footnoted) 1887 3d violet on yellow with embossed arms, ERROR - double impression (formerly Stanley Gibbons 79da), in pair with normal, very rare, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,500.00
960 * 45c (81a) 1887 6d violet on yellow with embossed arms, horizontal pair with arms tête-bêche, scarce, OG,HR, fine ...(PHOTO) SG $437.50
961 * 59a (72e) 1887 1d violet on blue with embossed arms, VARIETY - arms omitted, per Jonkers "only 18 copies were delivered", as such vastly undercatalogued, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3,500.00
962 * 61c (74b) 1886 3d violet on blue with embossed arms, horizontal pair with arms tête-bêche, extremely rare, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $5,000.00
NEW ZEALAND
963 o 3 (3) 1855 1' pale yellow-green Q Victoria Chalon Head on blued paper, wmkd Large Star, London (Perkins, Bacon) printing, imperf, margins clear to close, fine ...(PHOTO) SG $6,875.00
964 o 4 (4) 1855 1d red Q Victoria Chalon Head on blue paper, unwmkd, imperf, massive margins (with full portion of adjoining stamp at right), used, a gem!, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $5,000.00
965 o 5 (5) 1856 2d blue Q Victoria on blue paper, unwmkd, imperf, horizontal pair with full to tight margins, lightly canceled, an attractive classic multiple, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $750.00
966 o 6 (6) 1857 1' green Q Victoria on blue paper, unwmkd, Auckland printing, imperf, close margins, just in at top, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $4,687.50
967 o 7 (8) 1858 1d dull orange Q Victoria Chalon Head on white paper, unwmkd, imperf, margins clear to close, signed Diena and Bühler, fine ...(PHOTO) SG $937.50
968 o 8e (9) 1857 2d pale blue Q Victoria Chalon Head on white paper, unwmkd, imperf, four full margins, light numeral "1" grid cancel, VF-S ...(PHOTO) SG $225.00
969 o 9h (14) 1857 6d pale brown Q Victoria on white paper, unwmkd, imperf, sheet margin at top, full to clear margins, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $750.00
970 o 10 (17) 1857-63 1' blue-green Q Victoria Chalon Head on white paper, unwmkd, imperf, large to massive margins, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3,250.00
971 * 11 (33) 1862 1d orange-vermilion Q Victoria, wmkd Large Star, imperf, four margins, unused, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1,187.50
972 o 11 (33) 1862 1d orange-vermilion Q Victoria, wmkd Large Star, imperf, margins close to touching, light cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $343.75
973 o 14d (41) 1862 6d black-brown Q Victoria, wmkd Large Star, imperf, four huge to large margins with portion of adjoining stamp at left, light cancel, a "GEM", SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $475.00
974 o 15 var (44) 1862 1' green Q Victoria Chalon Head, wmkd Large Star, Davies printing, imperf, giant to missing margins, light cancel, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $406.25
975 o 15d (46) 1862 1' deep green Q Victoria "Chalon Head", wmkd Large Star, imperf, four close margins, used, fine ...(PHOTO) SG $468.75
976 o 21 (81) 1863 1d orange-vermilion Q Victoria Chalon Head on pelure paper, unwmkd, imperf, full margins three sides, close at right, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $3,125.00
977 o 22 (83) 1862 2d pale ultramarine Q Victoria on pelure paper, unwmkd, imperf, clear margins on three sides to just touching at bottom, oval grid cancel, scarce, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1,000.00
978 o 30B (109) 1864 1' yellow-green Q Victoria, wmkd NZ, perf 12½ comb (at Auckland), well centered, lightly canceled, rare, one small perf, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $3,437.50
979 o 44 (131a) 1871 6d blue Q Victoria, perf 10 x 12½, used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $687.50
980 o 46 (141) 1872 2d vermilion Q Victoria, wmkd NZ, perf 12½, rich color, choice centering, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $437.50
981 o 49 (139) 1872 4d orange-yellow Q Victoria, unwmkd, perf 12½, a remarkable, perfectly centered example, used, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2,100.00
982 * 54 var (155) 1874 4d maroon Q Victoria, wmkd NZ and Star, perf 12½, very well centered, OG,VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
983 o 57 (178) 1875 1d deep lilac Q Victoria, wmkd Large Star, perf 12½, scarce and undercatalogued, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $750.00
984 * 59 (185) 1878 2' deep rose Q Victoria, wmkd NZ and Small Star Wide Apart, perf 12x11½, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $475.00
985 o 59 (185) 1878 2' deep rose Q Victoria, wmkd NZ and Small Star Wide Apart, perf 12x11½, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
986 * 70-83 (246-59) 1898 ½d-5' Mt. Cook Pictorials, unwmkd, perf 12 to 16, cplt (14), with both 2½d inscriptions, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1,125.00
987 o 87 (272) 1900 2d bright purple Q Victoria on thick, soft paper, wmkd double-lined "NZ" and Star (sideways), perf 11, very rare and massively undercatalogued, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $450.00
988 * 120 var (317) 1903 5' deep red Mt. Cook on thin, hard "Cowan" paper, wmkd single-lined NZ and Star (sideways), perf 11, rich deep color, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $450.00
989 * 121 (269a) 1903 2' blue-green Milford Sound, unwmkd, laid paper, scarce Wellington printing (paper of unknown origin was used in a small emergency printing, accounting for its scarcity), a very fresh example, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $800.00
990 o 121 (269a) 1903 2' blue-green Milford Sound, unwmkd, laid paper, scarce Wellington printing (paper of unknown origin was used in a small emergency printing, accounting for its scarcity), lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $625.00
991 * 122-25 (370-73) 1906 ½d-6d Christchurch Exhibition set, cplt (4), fresh bright colors, well centered, OG,HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $675.00
992 o 122-25 (370-73) 1906 ½d-6d Christchurch Exhibition set, cplt (4), used, each with neat "CHRISTCHURCH EXHIBITION" cancel, 3d has a trivial thin, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $700.00
993 * 122 var-25 var (370 var-73 var footnoted after SG 299) 1906 ½d-6d Christchurch Exhibition set, perf 14, VARIETY - wmkd NZ and Star (sideways) reversed, cplt (4), hand-picked copies, exceptionally well centered (unusual for this notoriously off-center issue), OG,LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $675.00
994 * 122 var-25 var (370 var-73 var) 1906 ½d-6d Christchurch Exhibition set, cplt (4), VARIETY - wmk inverted, bright colors, well centered for the issue, OG,HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $675.00
995 **/☐ 320 (763b) 1958 2d on 1½d brown-lake Q Elizabeth II, ERROR - surcharge on Sc 290 (SG 725), only 14,400 printed, OG, NH, F-VF, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $650.00
996 o 320 (763b) 1958 2d on 1½d brown-lake Q Elizabeth II, ERROR - surcharge on Scott 290 (SG 725), only 14,400 printed, light cancel, scarce and undercatalogued used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $525.00
997 ** 386 var (849 var) 1967 3¢ Puarongi Flower, imperf pair, P.O. fresh, unlisted in Scott or Stanley Gibbons for this value, scarce, OG,NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $230.00
998 ** 464 var (943 var footnoted) 1970 2½¢ Madonna and Child, imperf pair, unlisted in Stanley Gibbons or Scott, OG,NH, VF-S ...(PHOTO) Net Est $230.00
999 * AR7 var (F61) 1895-1901 6' rose Q Victoria Postal Fiscal, wmkd single-lined NZ and Star Wide Apart (SG Type 12b), perf 11, OG,HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $468.75
1000 o AR19 var (F33 var) 1886 £2 deep violet Q Victoria Postal Fiscal, wmkd NZ and Star Wide Apart (SG Type 12a), perf 12½, unpriced in Scott, light "Dunedin" cds, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,250.00
1001 P AR30 (unlisted) 1882-90 £10 blue Q Victoria Postal Fiscal, trial color proof on card, unlisted in Stanley Gibbons, unpriced in Scott, some minor water spots, otherwise, f app ...(PHOTO) Net Est $850.00
1002 P AR30A var 1882-90 £20 yellow Q Victoria Postal Fiscal, trial color proof on card, unlisted in Stanley Gibbons, a few small tone spots, otherwise, f app ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,050.00
1003 * AR61 (F160) 1935 30' brown Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal on thick, opaque, chalk-surfaced "Cowan" paper, with horizontal mesh, wmkd single-lined NZ and Star Close Together, perf 14, scarce, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $531.25
1004 ** AR89 (F206) 1946 £2 bright purple Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal, perf 14, Wiggins and Teape, chalk-surfaced paper with vertical mesh, wmkd single-lined NZ and Star Close Together (SG Type 43), well centered, signed by Bühler, OG,NH, VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $281.25
1005 * AR93 (F210) 1952 £4 light blue Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal, wmkd Multiple NZ and Star (SG Type 98) inverted, very well centered, slight crease, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $437.50
1006 ** AR98 (F216) 1945 22/- on 22' scarlet Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal overprinted SG Type 7 on Wiggins, Teape chalk-surfaced paper with vertical mesh, wmkd Multiple NZ and Star SG Type 98, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $562.50
1007 o J10 (D3) 1899 1' carmine and green Postage Due SG Type 1, wmkd NZ and Star Wide Apart, perf 11, surprisingly rare and undercatalogued as we seldom ever see this stamp!, unusually well centered, lightly canceled, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $350.00
1008 ** O1 (O7) 1891-1906 1d rose Q Victoria, wmkd NZ and Star, rose "O.P.S.O." handstamp, perf 11, very rare and seldom seen, with Brandon certificate for the block of four this stamp is from, ex-Pattiz, OG,NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $4,750.00
1009 * O2 (O8) 1892 2d purple Q Victoria, magenta O.P.S.O. overprint, perf 11, rare and seldom seen, exceptionally well centered, rich color, ex-the definitive Pattiz collection, OG,VLH, SUPERB, with Sismondo certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3,750.00
1010 */☐ O9 (O4) 1891-1906 ½d black Q Victoria, rose "O.P.S.O." handstamp, perf 10x11, block of 4, an incredibly rare multiple, OG, selvedge adherence on two stamps, small gum skips, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $8,000.00
1011 * O13 (O20) 1898 5d purple-brown Otira Gorge, violet "O.P.S.O." handstamp, unwmkd, perf 11, very rare, fresh, ex-Pattiz, OG,HR, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $8,500.00
1012 o O13 (O20) 1898-1903 5d purple-brown Otira Gorge, violet "O.P.S.O." handstamp, unwmkd, perf 11, Wellington cds, well centered, VF, with Holcombe certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $4,000.00
1013 * O14 var (O22 var) 1897 1' red-brown Q Victoria, violet O.P.S.O. handstamp, perf 11, though genuine, this design and denomination has, to date, never been recorded as existing in the issue, and we have never seen another example and feel it may well be unique, fresh, ex-Pattiz, OG,VLH, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $11,000.00
1014 o OY6 (L6) 1891 1' rose Lighthouse inscribed "V.R.", wmkd NZ and Star, perf 12x11½, exceptionally well centered, light cds, choice, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $375.00
NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE
1015 * 7c (+e) (7a +c) 1893 ½d on half of 1d lilac Q Victoria, red surcharge, unsevered pair with additional VARIEY straight top to "1" in "½", quite scarce, OG, VLH, F-VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $625.00
1016 14 (29) 1893 ½d on 2d grey-green and carmine Q Victoria of Great Britain overprint, violet surcharge (SG Type 9) at Old Calabar, only 120 printed, tied to piece, F-VF, with Holcombe certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $468.75
1017 * 27 (36) 1893 ½d on 2½d purple on blue Q Victoria of Great Britain, vermilion surcharge (SG Type 10) at Old Calabar, very rare, less than a dozen were printed, ex-Preston & Carolina, OG, HR, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $27,500.00
NIGERIA
1018 o 11b (11b) 1917 10' green and red on blue green K George V, chalk-surfaced paper, pale olive back, wmkd MCA, perf 14, lightly canceled, scarce used, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $2,250.00
1019 o 12 (12) 1914 £1 deep purple and black on red K George V, chalk-surfaced paper, Die I, wmkd MCA, perf 14, undercatalogued used, lightly canceled, XF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $500.00
1020 ** 12a (12b) 1927 £1 deep purple and black on red K George V, wmkd MCA, perf 14, Die II, a marvelous and perfectly centered top sheet-margin (control # 21) example, vivid color, choice, OG,NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $675.00
1021 o 38-49 (34-45) 1936 ½d-£1 K George V pictorials, wmkd CA, perf 11½x13 and perf 14, cplt (12), a remarkable, hand-picked, perfectly centered set!, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $750.00
NIUE
1022 * 1 (1) 1902 1d carmine Commerce of New Zealand handstamped "NIUE" in bluish green, Pirie paper, wmkd Double-lined NZ and Star, perf 11, scarce (only 1200 printed), a nice fresh example, OG, HR, F-VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
1023 1 (1) 1902 1d carmine Commerce of New Zealand handstamped "NIUE" in green, Pirie paper, wmkd Double-lined NZ and Star, perf 11, scarce (only 1200 printed), a nice cds cancel (16 SEP 1902) glued on piece so probably part of the shipment affected by dropping in the sea during unloading, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
1024 1 (1) 1902 1d carmine Commerce of New Zealand handstamped "NIUE" in bluish green, perf 11, scarce (only 1200 printed), tied by a nice "9 APR 1902" (only three months after issue) cds to a cover addressed to Wellington and redirected to Ashburton, backstamped Auckland (1 MY 02), transit (2 MY 02), and Ashburton (5 MY 02), a rarely encountered first issue on cover, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG (on cover) $1,125.00
1025 * 13c (15) 1903 1' brown-orange New Zealand Kea and Kaka overprinted "NIUE \ Tahae Sileni", ERROR - "Tahae" (one word, which translates locally into "thief") instead of "Taha e" (two words), known as the "Thief Shilling", only 96 copies were sold, centering normal for this error, with fresh bright color, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $812.50
1026 * 13c (15) 1903 1' brown-orange New Zealand Kea and Kaka overprinted "NIUE \ Tahae Sileni", ERROR - "Tahae" (one word, which translates locally into "thief") instead of "Taha e" (two words), known as the "Thief Shilling", only 96 copies were sold, reinforced horizontal pair, extremely scarce in a multiple, minor perf toning, normal centering for this error, OG,HR, fine, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2,500.00
1027 **/*/☐ 20a, 20 (22a, 22) 1917 3d chocolate K George V of New Zealand recess printing overprinted "NIUE" (SG Type 5) and surcharged SG type 6, ERROR - no stop after "PENE" on bottom right stamp of this bottom margin block of four (only 35 examples of this variety printed, row 10, pos 4), margin watermark confirms error position, top stamps with HR, error is NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2,500.00
1028 **/*/☐ 20 var (22c) 1917 3d chocolate K George V overprinted "NIUE" (SG Type 5) and surcharged (SG Type 6), block of four with two compound perf vertical pairs (perf 14x13½, 14x14½), scarce multiple with two top stamps OG, VLH, two bottom NH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $450.00
1029 * 30-34 (33-37) 1918-23 2'-£1 Q Victoria Postal Fiscals of New Zealand, overprinted "NIUE", cplt (5), only 1200 overprinted of the £1, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $437.50
1030 **/☐ 89Be, 89Be var footnoted (88, 88 var footnoted) 1967 5' pale yellowish green New Zealand Coat of Arms Postal Fiscal wmkd Multiple NZ and Star sideways, overprinted "NIUE.", two blocks of four, one a line perf (paler shade) the other a comb perf, definitive reference for the Specialist as footnoted in Stanley Gibbons, OG,NH, XF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $400.00
NORTH BORNEO
1031 o 11 (11) 1886 4¢ pink Coat of Arms, perf 14, light cds, rarely seen thus, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $675.00
1032 o 47 (48) 1882-89 $2 dull green Coat of Arms, light cds -- scarce thus!, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $312.50
1033 P/S 63 var (73 var) 1894 6¢ black and green Coat of Arms, perforated color trial, attached to archive piece, overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd Specimen" in black, scarce, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $475.00
1034 * 91-102, 101a, 102a (112-26) 1899 4¢ on 5¢-4¢ on $10 Pictorials surcharged with 4½mm and 8½mm spacings (SG Type 48), unwmkd, perf 14, 14½-15, cplt (14), OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $582.50
1035 * 124-35 (146-57) 1904-05 4¢ on 5¢ - 4¢ on $10 Pictorials surcharged, unwmkd, perf 14½-15 or 14, cplt (12), OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $500.00
1036 * 136-49 (158-176) 1909-23 1¢-24¢ Pictorials, unwmkd, perf 13½-14, cplt (14), OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $468.75
1037 ** 136a var//153c var (253ff//275ca) 1922 1¢-50¢ Pictorial issue overprinted "Malaya-Borneo Exhibition. 1922." (stop after "Exhibition."), unwmkd, perf 13½-14, 17 values of this variety, a rare series, OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $7,500.00
1038 * 193-207 (303-17) 1939 1¢-$5 Pictorials, wmkd Script CA, perf 12½, cplt (15), OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1,750.00
1039 ** 208-222 (320-334) 1945 1¢-$5 K George VI Pictorials overprinted "BMA" SG Type 98, cplt (15), OG, NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $312.50
1040 * B4 var footnoted (204a) 1916 4¢ Sultan of Sulu with Maltese Cross overprint in carmine (SG Type 68), perf 13½-14, very rare and undercatalogued, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1,062.50
1041 * B9 var (197 var) 1916 12¢ deep blue Palm Cockatoo overprinted with vermilion Maltese Cross SG Type 68, VARIETY - re-entry (pos 58), OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $400.00
1042 * B17 var (218 var footnoted) 1918 4¢+2¢ scarlet Sultan of Sulu with Red Cross surcharge, unwmkd, perf 13½-14, ERROR - surcharge SG Type 69 transposed "Two Cents" at top, while know to exist this error is, to date, not listed in Stanley Gibbons, very rare, well centered, OG,VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,650.00
1043 * B31-47 (235-52) 1918 1¢+4¢ - $10+4¢ Pictorials with RED CROSS 4¢ surcharges SG Type 70, cplt (17), OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $937.50
1044 * B36a (240a) 1918 6¢ + 4¢ apple-green Sumatran Rhinoceros surcharged SG Type 70 in red, perf 13½-14, VARIETY - imperf between vertical pair (light fold), quite rare as only 10 were printed, missing from the Royal Collection, signed Bloch, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $3,437.50
1045 * J1 var (D1 var) 1895 2¢ black and rose-lake Sambar Stag with vertical "Postage Due" overprint reading upwards, VARIETY - broken "O" in "Postage", perfectly centered, scarce, OG,HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $300.00
1046 * J6 (D9) 1895 12¢ black and ultramarine Estuarine Crocodile overprinted "Postage Due" SG Type D1 horizontally, scarce and undercatalogued, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $230.00
1047 * J27 var (D44) 1906 10¢ brown and slate-lilac Sun Bear overprinted "BRITISH PROTECTORATE" SG Type 49 in red, overprinted "Postage Due" SG Type D1 locally, scarce and undercatalogued, OG,LH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,050.00
1048 o J53 (D88) 1939 8¢ green Crest of the North Borneo Company, perf 12½, scarce and undercatalogued used, well centered, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $550.00
1049 o J54 (D89) 1939 10¢ blue Crest of the North Borneo Company, perf 12½, scarce and undercatalogued used, well centered, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $850.00
ORANGE RIVER COLONY
1050 ** 9 (footnoted after 87) 1900 6d blue Orange Tree, prepared for use but seized (and subsequently overprinted) in Bloemfontein before being issued, scarce and undercatalogued, well centered OG, NH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $475.00
1051 45, 46, 54 (113, 114, 133) 1900 Registered cover to England franked with six 1d on 1d plus three 2d on 2d occupation stamps and six ½d green Cape of Good Hope with "Orange River Colony." overprints (15d total), "Manchester" receiver on reverse, an attractive franking, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $250.00
1052 * 45b, 45 (102g, 102) 1900 1d on 1d purple Orange Tree, "V.R.I." surcharge with level stops, ERROR - "I." and stop after "R" omitted (row 2, pos 3), in horizontal pair with normal, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $347.19
1053 o 50a (108a) 1900 6d on 6d bright carmine Orange Tree, "V.R.I." surcharge with level stops, VARIETY - no stop after "V" (row 10, pos 3), with light and clear "Winburg" cds, scarce, fine ...(PHOTO) SG $343.75
1054 * 66a (144a) 1903 4d scarlet and sage-green K Edward VII, VARIETY - "IOSTAGE" for "POSTAGE" (row 10, pos 2 of the upper left pane), wmkd CA, perf 14, a scarce printing flaw occurring late in this printing, a rare, seldom offered variety with this wmk, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2,000.00
1055 **/*/☐ 72a (150a) 1907 4d scarlet and sage-green K Edward VII, wmkd MCA, perf 14, VARIETY - "IOSTAGE" for "POSTAGE" (row 10, pos 2 of the upper left pane), wmkd MCA, perf 14, a nice scarce corner-margin block of four displaying the exact position of this printing flaw, fresh with bottom pair, including the variety, MNH, OG, HR, VF-S ...(PHOTO) Net Est $400.00
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
1056 o 1888-1906 Stamps of Queensland used in Papua, forerunner lot of 7 singles and 1 2½d strip of three stamps, values represented include ½d, 2d, and 2½d, "BNG" bar-oval cancels (Robson Lowe Types C5 and C6), very scarce, fine ...(PHOTO) Net Est $500.00
1057 * 1-8 var footnoted (9-15, 16a) 1901-05 ½d-2'6d British New Guinea Lakatoi, wmkd Multiple Rosette vertical, perf 14, cplt (8), an exceptionally well centered, hand-picked set!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,850.00
1058 o 3 (3) 1901 2d black and violet British New Guinea Lakatois on thick paper, wmkd Multiple Rosettes (horizontally), line perf 14, with very rare "Samarai" cds canceled on the first day of issue - 1 Jan 1901!, very well centered, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $400.00
1059 o 4 var footnoted (4a) 1901-05 2½d black and ultramarine British New Guinea Lakatois on thin paper, wmkd Multiple Rosettes (horizontally), perf 14 (line), a scarce variety, light "Port Moresby" cds, perfectly centered, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $281.25
1060 * 11-18 (17-24) 1906 ½d-2'6d Lakatois on medium to thick paper, overprinted "Papua." SG Type 3 (large), wmkd Multiple Rosettes, cplt (8) per Scott, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $676.88
1061 * 60-73 (93-105, 96b) 1916-31 ½d-10' Lakatois, wmkd Crown over A, perf 14, cplt (14) per Scott, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $315.00
1062 ** 94-109 (130-45) 1932 ½d-£1 recess-printed Pictorials, unwmkd, perf 11, cplt (16), a popular issue, OG,NH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,350.00
1063 * J6 (D1) 1960 6d on 7½d blue Postage Due surcharged SG Type D1 in red, this is a very unusual, perfectly centered example with none of the severe brown gum staining which seriously affects the vast majority of mint copies, one of the choicest examples of this rare stamp in existence!, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2,100.00
1064 o J6 (D1) 1960 6d on 7½d blue Postage Due surcharged SG Type D1 in red, light cds, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $675.00
PENRHYN ISLAND
1065 * 2a (3) 1902 1d carmine Commerce of New Zealand overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND.", with brown surcharge, perf 11, (formerly Scott no. 3) a stamp missing from most collections, rarely found this well centered, fresh bright color, OG,HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,500.00
1066 * 2a (3) 1902 1d carmine Commerce of New Zealand overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND.", with brown surcharge, perf 11, horizontal pair, (formerly Scott no. 3) a rare stamp in multiple with less than 5 recorded, missing from most collections as a single stamp, fresh and extremely well centered for the issue, OG,HR, XF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3,500.00
1067 * 2b (6) 1902 1d carmine Commerce of New Zealand overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND.", with brown surcharge, perf 11x14, (formerly Scott no. 4), a seldom seen stamp missing from most collections, fresh bright color and particularly nice centering, OG,HR, XF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,500.00
1068 **/*/☐ 16 (23) 1914 1' vermilion K Edward VII of New Zealand overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND." (SG Type 4) at top and surcharged SG Type 7 at foot, block of four, bottom pair is OG, NH, scarce multiple, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $250.00
1069 * 21 var-24 var (24b-27b) 1918-20 2½d-6d K George V of New Zealand, recess printing, overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND", compound perf vertical pairs (perf 14x13½, 14x14½), fresh bright colors, OG,LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $362.50
1070 * 24 var, 24 (27ab, 27a) 1917 1' orange K George V of New Zealand recess printing, overprinted "PENRHYN ISLAND.", pair with left stamp VARIETY - no stop after "ISLAND", only 49 printed of this variety, a nice fresh example of a very rare and seriously undercatalogued variety, OG,HR, XF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $850.00
RHODESIA
1071 o 1-19, 1a, 8a, 11a (1-13, 18-26) 1892-94 ½d-£10 Coat of Arms set, cplt (22) including all shades, scarce thus, lightly canceled, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $2,543.75
1072 o 19 (13) 1892 £10 brown Coat of Arms, unwmkd, perf 14, 14½, rare high value, "Bulawayo" cds, very well centered, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $875.00
1073 * 20-23 (14-17) 1892 ½d on 6d-8d on 1' Coat of Arms provisional overprints SG Type 3, unwmkd, perf 14, 14½, cplt (4), with RPSL certificates for each value, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $812.50
1074 * 26-28, 30-31, 34-35, 38-39 (41-50) 1896 ½d-10' Coat of Arms, Die II, wove paper, perf 14, cplt (9), OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $500.00
1075 * 27a, 28a, 29, 30b, 31a, 32-33, 36-37 (29-37) 1896 1d-4' Coat of Arms, Die I, wove paper, perf 14, cplt (9), OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $468.75
1076 * 41 (52) 1896 1d on 4' grey-black and vermilion Matabele Rebellion Provisional surcharge (11mm setting), only 1080 printed, scarce, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
1077 * 43-49 (58-64) 1896 ½d-1' stamps of Cape of Good Hope overprinted "BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY", wmkd Anchor, perf 14, cplt (7), OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $406.25
1078 * 57 (73) 1897 £1 black and red-brown on green Coat of Arms with ends of scrolls between legs of Springboks, unwmkd, perf 13½ to 16, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $562.50
1079 * 58 (74) 1897 £2 rosy red Coat of Arms, the rare perf 15 on thick paper, unwmkd, scarce, undercatalogued, well centered, part OG, VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $3,500.00
1080 * 74 (92) 1901 £5 deep blue Coat of Arms, unwmkd, perf 13½-15, rare, unused, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $4,062.50
1081 * 76-81 (94-99) 1905 1d-5' Victoria Falls set, perf 14 or 14½ to 15, cplt (6), OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $406.25
1082 o 76-81 (94-99) 1905 1d-5' Victoria Falls set, perf 14 or 14½ to 15, cplt (6), used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $406.25
1083 o 100 (113d) 1912 £2 rosy brown Coat of Arms on bluish paper with "Rhodesia." overprint SG Type 14, perf 14½x15, well centered, lightly canceled, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
1084 o 100a (113c) 1909 £2 brown Coat of Arms on white paper, overprinted "Rhodesia." in black SG Type 14, unwmkd, perf 13½ to 15, used, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $406.25
1085 o 100B (113e) 1909 £5 deep blue on bluish paper Coat of Arms overprinted "Rhodesia" in black, SG Type 14, perf 13½ to 15, an astonishingly rare used stamp, the explanation of which can be found in Robson Lowe who notes "the late Reverend Helm is reported to have used four copies for postal purposes", light "Nondala" No. Rhodesia cds, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $15,000.00
1086 * 101d (182a) 1910 ½d green K George V Double Head, unwmkd, perf 13½, scarce, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $437.50
1087 * 103 var (127) 1910 2d black-purple and slate-gray K George V Double Head, perf 14, fresh, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $200.00
1088 * 107 var (143) 1910 5d lake-brown and olive K George V Double Head, perf 14, this example is from the "no gash" plate, pos 40, OG, HR, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $406.25
1089 * 107a (141ab) 1910 5d purple-brown and ochre K George V Double Head, ERROR of color, perf 14, slight gum tones, OG, HR, VF, with BPA certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $812.50
1090 * 107b var (175) 1910 5d lake-brown and olive K George V Double Head, perf 15, well centered, gum crease, rare, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1,000.00
1091 * 109a var (185 var) 1910 8d black and purple K George V Double Head, perf 13½, VARIETY - re-entry, scarce thus, OG,HR, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $375.00
1092 * 109a var (185a) 1910 8d grey-purple and dull purple K George V Double Head, perf 13½, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $468.75
1093 * 109a var (185a var footnoted) 1910 8d purplish grey-black and deep dull purple K George V Double Head, perf 13½, VARIETY - gash in ear (row 1, pos 2), fresh, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2,800.00
1094 * 110 var (150) 1910 10d carmine and deep purple K George V Double Head, perf 14, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $812.50
1095 * 111b (177) 1910 1' black and blue-green K George V Double Head, perf 15, rich color, slight gum crease, OG, HR, F-VF app ...(PHOTO) SG $1,625.00
1096 o 112a (178) 1910-13 2' black and dull blue K George V Double Head, perf 15, well centered, used, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $437.50
1097 * 113 (157) 1910 2'6d black and rose-carmine K George V Double Head, perf 14, strong color and perfectly centered, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $850.00
1098 * 113 var (155) 1910 2'6d black and lake K George V Double Head, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $500.00
1099 * 113 var (155a) 1910 2'6d black and crimson K George V Double Head, perf 14, rich color, perfectly centered, OG,LH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $437.50
1100 * 113 var (156) 1910 2'6d sepia and deep crimson K George V Double Head, perf 14, rich vivid color, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $531.25
1101 * 113 var (156 var footnoted) 1910 2'6d sepia and deep crimson K George V Double Head, perf 14, VARIETY - gash in ear (row 1, pos 2), rare, seldom offered, rich color, OG,LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1,593.75
1102 * 113 var (156a) 1910 2'6d bistre-brown and crimson K George V Double Head, perf 14, rare, OG,VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $1,375.00
1103 * 114 (158) 1910 3' green and violet K George V Double Head, perf 14, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $312.50
1104 * 115 (160a) 1910-13 5' crimson and yellow-green K George V Double Head, perf 14, OG, VLH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
1105 * 115 var (159) 1910 5' vermilion and deep green K George V Double Head, perf 14, OG, HR, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $406.25
1106 * 117a (163) 1910-13 10' deep myrtle and orange K George V Double Head, perf 14, slight perf stains at left, well centered, OG,VLH, F-VF app ...(PHOTO) SG $812.50
1107 o 117a (163) 1910-13 10' deep myrtle and orange K George V Double Head, perf 14, perfectly centered, HP 13, light "Gwelo" cds, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
1108 * 118c (179) 1910 £1 red and black K George V Double Head, perf 15, one of the great rarities of the whole issue, seldom seen, OG,LH, F-VF, with RPSL certificate ...(PHOTO) SG $22,500.00
1109 * 119g, 120c, 121f (288-290) 1923 ½d-1½d K George V Admiral, single working plate, perf 15, cplt (3), scarce, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $375.00
1110 * 120n (204) 1913 1d rose-red K George V Admiral, perf 15, quite scarce and undercatalogued, OG,LH, fine ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,500.00
1111 S 121 var (198s) 1917 1½d bistre-brown K George V Admiral, overprinted "SPECIMEN", (Samuel type W3), this is by far the rarest of the Admiral "Specimens" as it was issued 4 years after the set and is often missing from otherwise complete sets, almost impossible to find as a single, brownish OG LH, (the famous Gibbs set contains a no gum copy), rare!, toned, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,300.00
1112 ** 121h (199a) 1917 1½d drab-brown K George V Admiral, perf 14, VARIETY - horizontal pair, imperf between, scarce, OG,NH, SUPERB, with Holcombe certificate ...(PHOTO) Net Est $2,100.00
1113 * 122b var// 138b var (312-22)1923 2d-£1 K George V Admiral, double plates, perf 15, cplt (11), very scarce, 4d and 10d each with side sheet-margins, OG,HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $2,925.00
1114 * 127 var footnoted (213) 1913 6d black and mauve K George V Admiral, Head Die I, perf 14, rare and undercatalogued, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $312.50
1115 * 136a (240) 1913-22 7'6d blackish purple and slate-black K George V Admiral, Die II, perf 14, a perfectly centered gem example, OG, VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) Net Est $850.00
1116 * 136a (308) 1922 7'6d brown-purple and slate K George V Admiral, Head Die III, perf 14, white gum, OG, LH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $312.50
1117 * 137 (309) 1922 10' crimson and bright yellow-green K George V Admiral, Die III, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $343.75
1118 * 137 var (310) 1923 10' carmine and yellow-green K George V Admiral, Head Die III, perf 14, perfectly centered, OG,VLH, SUPERB ...(PHOTO) SG $375.00
1119 ** 137 var footnoted (277) 1913 10' carmine-lake and yellow-green K George V Admiral, Head Die III, perf 14, OG, NH, VF ...(PHOTO) Net Est $1,000.00
1120 * 138 (243) 1913 £1 black and violet K George V Admiral, Head Die II, perf 14, OG, HR, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $562.50
1121 * 138a (242) 1913 £1 black and purple K George V Admiral, Head Die II, perf 14, OG, LH, F-VF ...(PHOTO) SG $531.25
1122 * 138 var footnoted (278) 1919 £1 black and bright purple K George V Admiral, Head Die III, perf 14, OG, VLH, VF ...(PHOTO) SG $687.50



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