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Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Sale Number 41)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 930 6109
Date: 9th March 2018 Time: 10:30AM
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Auction Lots - Page 28
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  1954 National Institute of Oceanography "Oil Pollution Investigation" Business Reply Card, dropped by aircraft into the North East Atlantic to investigate ocean currents, found on North Beach, Herm (Aug 22), posted back to Wormley with a London machine (Aug 27) and arrival cachet. Believed to be the only card from these 1954 experiments to have been found on Herm. £100-120
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Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1847-1985 Local stamps and postal history, the collection written up in an album and loose including 1847 letter concerning the lease of the island and 1884 letter from the island concerning wood washed ashore from a wreck (both without covers), picture postcards (4, one with scarce 1931 "HERM GUERNSEY / CHANNEL ISLANDS" double ring c.d.s.), 1949-69 local issues including proofs or colour trials (25) and covers (55), and 1969-85 datestamps (17). The local stamp issues include 1949 Pigeon Service used pigeongram and cover; 1953 1d bisects (2 covers); 1954 BEA 3d surcharge proofs in black on 1/2d imperf pair, 1d pair, 3d partly imperf block of four and 3d strip of three; 1954 3d issued surcharge in blue in a sheet of 30 and on covers (6, two delayed by storm); 1954 8 doubles bisects (3 covers); 1954 triangular imperf proofs (12); 1954 6d on £1 voucher; 1957 1d bisects (2 cards); 1958-59 2/- and 3/- booklets; 1961 Europa imperf proofs (2); 1962 "Delayed By Storm" cachet, etc. A good collection. (Approx 150 stamps/proofs + 79 covers). Photo on Page 210. £800-1,000

Jethou & Lihou

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  1849-1900 Letters (without covers) from Guernsey concerning the lease of Jethou (2) or written on behalf of the tenant Philip Barker concerning damage to housing or his intention to quit the island in 1877, and 1860 (Feb 17) letter written from Jethou by George Smith who says "the weather has been so bad I have not been to Guernsey since last Novr and then nearly lost my life in crossing"; and c.1909 unused picture postcards with circular "JETHOU ISLAND / CHAN. ISLES" in violet (2). Also two 1885 letters regarding the lease on the island of Lihou. (9). £250-300
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Click to view full image... 1960-69 Jethou local stamps, the written up collection in an album, including first 1960 issue imperf proofs or colour trials (19) and the issued set of five in complete sheets; 1961 birds imperf 1/- proof sheet, 1d sheet variety imperf vertically but with two additional rows of horizontal perfs and the set of five in complete sheets; 1961 Europa 6d sheet variety imperf vertically and also missing one row of horizontal perfs, 3d sheet variety blue omitted and partially imperf, imperf proof blocks of four of the three values, and the issued stamps in sheets; 1961 Europa miniature sheet variety overprint missing; 1962 Europa pair in sheets; 1964 Europa pair in sheets; 1966 Norman Year printers proof with 6d sheet imperf horizontally in combination with imperf 1/9 sheet, Norman Year souvenir sheet; various covers (18), also photos of the island (3), news cuttings, notes and letters from W.H Cliff, 1961 Christmas card with 1/6 bird stamp replica, 1969 (Sep 30) postcard bearing 2d stamp of Lihou, etc. A good collection. (Approx 410 stamps/proofs + 23 covers). Photo on Page 211. £800-1,000

Iles Chausey (French Channel Islands)

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  1900-59 Picture postcards and covers, many used, various cachets including Restaurant Pierre Moulin, Hotel des Iles (8), Hotel Moulin (2), Vapeur Mont-S-Michel (7), Hotel V. Moulin, "Excursion en mer par le Vapeur Postal Iles Chausey, Granville", Hotel du Fort (2), etc., also stampless 1917 postcard with violet "ARTILLERIE DU FRONT DE MER - DEFENSE DES ILES CHAUSEY" and a Granville c.d.s, and a sheet of twelve 1961 10c Archipel Des Iles Chausey local stamps. An interesting collection. (35). £200-250

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Auction Details
Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Sale Number 41)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 930 6109
Date: 9th March 2018 Time: 10:30AM
Details: VIEWING:
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