Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 45)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 6th March 2020 Time: 11:00AM
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Auction Lots - Page 26
1252
  Incoming Mail. 1882-1917 Covers to Sweden including c.1882 cover with India ½a + 14a tied by "BRITISH / P.O / ZANZIBAR / B" duplex; 1882 cover from Cape Town with Cape 1d + 6d and Cape ½d with "G" overprint of Griqualand (corner fault, stamps folded over edge); 1883 cover from Port Royal, South Carolina, bearing an uncancelled Bahamas 4d (another stamp possibly removed); other 1882-83 covers from Norway, Germany, New Zealand or Burma; later covers including 1908 cover from Straits Settlements with Tanjong Pagar, Singapore c.d.s, 1911 cover form New Zealand franked 2d with 8ore losen label and Sweden 8ore tied by Skee c.d.s, 1917 Sierra Leone cover with G.R "Officially Sealed" label tied by "PASSED BY CENSOR", etc., some faults. (13). £200-250

SWITZERLAND
(Also See Lots 675-698, 771, 774)

1253
  1858-1978 Mint and used collection in two Lighthouse albums, including 1923-40 air issue with 1929 35c and 40c - 2f used, 1945 Peace set mint, 1946-78 issues largely complete mint, Pro Juventute with 1916 10c and many 1917-78 issues mint, Pro Patria issues mainly mint, miniature sheets with 1943 Stamp Centenary 4 + 6c sheet mint and used on cover, 1943 Geneva Philatelic Exhibition, 1945 Basel Stamp Centenary, 1948 IMABA Basel, 1955 Lausanne Philatelic Exhibition, 1960 Pro Patria sheets all mint, etc. Also some G.B including unmounted 1939 2/6 brown, 5/- and 1948 £1 and some decimal values, Isle of Man, some Empire and F.D.Cs. (100s). £220-260
1254
  1945 Peace issue 5f and 10f fine used, and 5c, 30c, 40c, 3f and 5f used on a registered First Day Cover from Bern (reduced at base with loss of address) also bearing Red Cross 5c + 10c with 2f and 20f meter stamps on reverse. S.G. £1,080. (2 + cover). £120-140

TOBAGO

1255
  1861 (Nov 7) Cover prepaid 6d to Edinburgh with light red "PAID / AT / TOBAGO" crowned circle (CC1) and London Paid c.d.s, backstamped at Tobago and Edinburgh & Carlisle S.C. S.G. £1,300. £130-160

TRISTAN DA CUNHA
(Also See Lot 816)

1256
  c.1948 Covers bearing stamps of G.B or Southern Rhodesia (2) all tied by "TRISTAN DA CUNHA" type VII cachets, the G.B franking also with Cape Town Paquebot handstamp and a G.B 1d postage due; and 1952 set of twelve fine used. (12 stamps + 3 covers). £80-100

UNITED NATIONS

1257
  1951 Presentation album (40x30cm) entitled "Thomas De La Rue & Co Ltd. Stages in the Preparation of the First United Nations Postage Stamps" containing 18 large fine quality photographs showing painting of the design, engraving the plate and making the stamp size die, transferring this to a cylinder and producing a complete sheet plate, printing, perforating, checking, counting and packing sheets. Also a smaller photo of the plate being produced from the cylinder, with cachet of "Larkin Bros Ltd, 201 High Holborn W.C.1" on the reverse. An interesting De La Rue presentation album. £160-180

USA
(Also See Lots 408/10, 461, 547, 605, 717, 843, 870/2, 932, 950, 970/1, 979)

1258
Click to view full image... Confederate States. 1861 (Oct 26) Cover from Raleigh, North Carolina, to Norfolk, Virginia prepaid 5c, with red "RALEIGH N.C. / PAID / 5" handstamp applied, used after U.S stamps ceased to be valid in the Confederacy but prior to Confederate States stamps being available. A fine example of this Confederate Postmasters Provisional handstamp. Scott 68XU1, $400. Photo on Page 184. £120-150
1259
  Forces Mail. 1947-96 Covers and cards on pages, various US army, air force or ship cancels, including Operation Deep Freeze mail from the Antarctic (18), Ascension, G.B, etc. (195). £100-120

VIRGIN ISLANDS

1260
Click to view full image... Postal Stationery. 1880 1½d Postcard stamp, De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card, endorsed "PCard", 92x60mm, very fine. Photo on Page 186. £300-350
1261
Click to view full image... 1913-19 KGV ½d - 1/- and 5/- overprinted "SPECIMEN", each additionally handstamped "COLONIAS" in violet, applied at Lisbon to specimen stamps received from the U.P.U for forwarding to Portuguese Colonies, large part gum, fine and scarce. (8). Photo on Page 136. £300-350

YEMEN
(Also See Lot 857)

1262
Click to view full image... c.1930 Cover addressed in Arabic to Aden, from Iman Al Mansour with his triangular arabic handstamp "From the Camp of Al Mansour" applied to both sides, probably from Sanaa, presumably carried by courier. Also Turkey 1890 10pa pair with double ring arabic Hudeida cancel, and 1908 1pi strip of four with bilingual Sanaa datestamps. (3). Photo on Page 184. £150-180
1263
  c.1952-2003 Commercial covers, various stamps, local surcharge issues, etc., also 1962 cover from Camp Mansur with Kingdom of Yemen stamps, and three backnotes. (c. 290). £100-150
Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 45)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 6th March 2020 Time: 11:00AM
Details: Please contact office for viewing details.
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