Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 54) Day 1 of 2
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 25th April 2024 Time: 10:30AM
Details: For viewing details and enquiries regarding this auction - Telephone No. 0207 930 6100
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Auction Lots - Page 19
902
Click to view full image... 1932 8f on 1½a Scarlet, variety surcharge inverted, fine mint. S.G. 110a, £275. Photo on Page 76. £70-80
903
Click to view full image... 1932 25f on 4a Violet, upper left corner marginal block of four, stamp 2/1 with the major variety "Flis" for "Fils", fine mint. S.G. 114a, £900+. Photo on Page 78. £300-350
904
Click to view full image... 1932 25f on 4a Violet, variety "Flis" for "Fils", used, minor soiling at lower left corner, otherwise fine and very scarce. S.G. 114a, £1,200. Photo on Page 88. £300-350
905
Click to view full image... 1932 25f on 4a Violet, lower right corner marginal pair, stamp 10/14 with variety inverted Arabic "5" and 10/15 with variety "Flis" for "Fils", one short upper perf and four other perfs creased, otherwise fine mint, two scarce major varieties. S.G. 114c, £2,750. Photo on Page 86. £600-700
906
  1932 Surcharges on Postage and Official issues, various listed and unlisted varieties including inverted arabic letters, space between value and Fils, Arabic "Filsh" for "Fils" or "Mils" for "Fils", "On State Service ½d on 10r vertical pair mint, etc, also Postage issue mint to ½d. (128). £300-350
907
Click to view full image... 1932 3f - 1d "On State Service" surcharge set of sixteen, fine mint. S.G. O122/37, £750. (16). Photo on Page 128. £180-200
908
Click to view full image... 1932 8f on 1½a Lake "On State Service", horizontal pair, left stamp with surcharge omitted, fine mint. A major variety, unlisted by S.G. on this value (the similar variety listed on the 3f on ½a). S.G. O125var. Photo on Page 88. £500-600
909
Click to view full image... 1932 40f on 8a Deep Green "On State Service", block of four, upper left stamp with variety "Flis" for "Fils", fine mint. S.G. O131a, £1,400. Photo on Page 86. £400-500
910
Click to view full image... 1932 ½d on 10r Lake "On State Service", upper right marginal vertical pair, lower stamp (2/10) with variety no bar in English "½", superb unmounted mint. S.G. O136/a, £2,700. Photo on Page 132. £800-1,000
911
Click to view full image... 1932 2f - 1d Set of seventeen perfined "SPECIMEN", fine mint. S.G. 138/54s, £850. (17). Photo on Page 128. £220-260
912
  1932 2f - 1d Postage and Official sets of seventeen, fine mint. S.G. 138/154, O155/71, £725. (34). £160-180
913
Click to view full image... 1932 2f - 1d "On State Service" set of seventeen perfined "SPECIMEN", fine mint. S.G. O155/71s, £1,250. (17). Photo on Page 128. £350-400
914
Click to view full image... 1934 1f - 1d Set of eighteen perfined "SPECIMEN", superb unmounted mint. S.G. 172/89s. (18). Photo on Page 128. £150-200
915
Click to view full image... 1934 2f - 1d "On State Service" set of seventeen perfined "SPECIMEN", fine mint. S.G. O190/207s. (17). Photo on Page 128. £150-200
916
  1934-58 Issues mint, with 1934, 1941, 1942, 1948 and 1954 Postage and Official sets, some multiples and varieties including 1941 issue re-entries and 3f cloud flaw or punched hole plate blocks, 1941 Official overprints with 1f, 2f, 50f Sigma for first "E" in Service, type O26a and O26b overprints, 50f and 75f with 10mm between English and Arabic lines of overprint, etc. S.G. 172/382. (299). £300-400
917
Click to view full image... 1941-43 1f - 1d Set of eighteen overprinted "SPECIMEN", with the first colours only of the 8f - 20f values as distributed to the U.P.U, all superb mint. S.G. 208/29s. (18). Photo on Page 76. £150-200
918
Click to view full image... 1941-43 1f - 1d "On State Service" set of eighteen overprinted "SPECIMEN", with the first colours only of the 8f - 40f as distributed to the U.P.U, all superb mint. S.G. O230/54s. (18). Photo on Page 76. £150-200
919
Click to view full image... 1948-51 1f - 1d Set of twenty six overprinted "SPECIMEN", superb mint. S.G. 271/96s. (26). Photo on Page 216. £200-250
920
Click to view full image... 1949-51 3f Brown-lake, 5f emerald, 14f brown-olive, 16f rosine, 28f blue and 50f dull ultramarine, the six values issued later in 1949 or 1951, all overprinted "SPECIMEN", in unmounted mint strips of three as distributed by the U.P.U, five marginal, scarce in strips. (18). Photo on Page 216 £200-250
921
Click to view full image... 1948-51 1f - 1d "On State Service" set of twenty six overprinted "SPECIMEN", superb mint. S.G. O298/323s. (26). Photo on Page 216. £200-250
922
Click to view full image... 1949-51 "On State Service 3f brown-lake, 5f emerald, 14f brown-olive, 16f rosine, 28f blue and 50f dull ultramarine, the six values issued later in 1949 or 1951, all overprinted "SPECIMEN", in unmounted mint strips of three as distributed by the U.P.U, five marginal, scarce in strips. (18). Photo on Page 216. £200-250
923
  1948 King Faisal II perforated and imperforate miniature sheets overprinted "SPECIMEN", also the issued perforated and imperf sheets all unmounted, the imperf Specimen sheet with minor crease, otherwise superb, the Specimen sheets scarce. S.G. MS297. (4). £500-600
924
Click to view full image... 1951 3f Brown-lake "On State Service", variety overprinted on both sides, in a superb unmounted mint block of six, listed but unpriced by Gibbons. Also a block of four with grossly misplaced overprint, unmounted. S.G. O301a. (10). Photo on Page 86. £200-250
925
Click to view full image... 1948 5f Brown-lake "On State Service", block of four with variety overprint double, superb unmounted, listed but unpriced by Gibbons. S.G. O303a. (4). Photo on Page 134. £120-150
926
Click to view full image... 1949 3f - 100f Air set of eight overprinted "SPECIMEN" all superb unmounted, also the issued set mint. S.G. 330/7s. (16). Photo on Page 76. £120-150
927
Click to view full image... 1949 3f - 100f Air set of eight overprinted "SPECIMEN", all in vertical strips of three as distributed by the U.P.U, all superb unmounted mint, scarce in strips. S.G. 330/7s. (24). Photo on Page 246. £400-500
928
  1949 Air issue miniature sheet, perforated and imperf sheets overprinted "SPECIMEN", also the issued perforated and imperf sheets, all superb unmounted, the Specimen sheets scarce. S.G. MS338. (4). £500-600
929
Click to view full image... 1949 U.P.U 20f - 50f Set of three overprinted "SPECIMEN" superb unmounted, also the issued set mint. S.G. 339/41s. (6). Photo on Page 76. £100-120
930
Click to view full image... c.1950 5f Die Proof Essays with an unadopted new portrait of King Faisal II, printed in blue, violet or red on thin gummed paper, each numbered, the red proof with a pencil cross alongside, each 56x68mm. From the Bradbury Wilkinson archives which contained seven of these proofs, two in each of these three colours and one in brown. Fine and rare. (3). Photo on Page 132. £350-500
931
Click to view full image... 1953 Coronation 3f - 28f set of three overprinted "SPECIMEN", in strips of three as distributed by the U.P.U, superb unmounted, scarce in strips. S.G. 342/4s. (9). Photo on Page 216. £150-200
932
  11953 Coronation miniature sheet overprinted "SPECIMEN", very minor creasing, and the issued sheet, both unmounted, the Specimen sheet scarce. S.G. MS345. (2). £150-200
933
  1954-57 1f - 200f Set of eighteen overprinted "SPECIMEN", superb mint. S.G. 346/63s. (18). £180-220
934
  1956 Engineers Conference 3f - 28f set of three overprinted "SPECIMEN", mint, the 28f unmounted but with blunt upper left corner, also the unmounted set. S.G. 383/5s. (6). £80-100
935
Click to view full image... 1957 King Faisal II small format Master Die Proofs in blue, brown and emerald, the colours adopted for the 1f, 2f and 5f values, each on numbered thin gummed paper, 56x71mm, from the Bradbury Wilkinson archives. (3). Photo on Page 132. £400-500
936
Click to view full image... 1957 King Faisal II Small format proofs in the adopted colours, comprising 1f blue, 2f brown, 5f emerald and 15f black, each on numbered thin gummed paper, 56x71mm. The 15f value was unissued due to the 1958 revolution. Fine proofs, from the Bradbury Wilkinson archives. (4). Photo on Page 132. £400-500
937
  1957-58 King Faisal II 1f - 200f set of seventeen in unmounted mint blocks of four, the nine 15f - 200f values unissued due to the 1958 revolution. Also the set of seventeen on covers cancelled to order at Ali-Al-Garbe (2, 14 Oct. 71), unusual. (68 + 2 covers). £100-150
938
Click to view full image... 1957-58 16f Carmine-red, Postage and "On State Service" issues in upper left corner marginal strips of three, all overprinted "SPECIMEN", superb unmounted, scarce in strips. (6). Photo on Page 216. £100-120
939
Click to view full image... 1958 "On State Service" 1f grey blue block of four variety overprint inverted, and 16f carmine-red upper right block of four variety lower pair without overprint, both superb unmounted. S.G. O364a, O372b. (8). Photo on Page 206. £100-150
940
  1957-58 King Faisal II "On State Service" issue, the issued 1f - 10f set of seven, 3f and 4f with double overprint variety, 5f with inverted overprint variety, and the unissued 8f, 30f and 50f in blocks of four, all superb unmounted. (22). £100-150
941
  c.1960 100f Unadopted essays for a new definitive issue, depicting the sacred "Winged Bull of Kharsabad", the perforated and gummed essays in green, red, violet and blue produced by Bradbury Wilkinson, fine unmounted mint. (4). £80-100
942
  Air Mails. 1932-57 First flight covers from or to Baghdad or Basrah, including scarce 1932 (Oct 4) Baghdad to Bahrain first flight over new route from London to India via the Persian Gulf. (17). £120-150

1958-60 Republic Overprints & 1973 Faisal Issue Overprints

943
Click to view full image... 1958-60 Overprints in unmounted blocks of four, comprising 1934-38 issue 1d, 1948-51 issue 1f - 1d set of eight with additional 3f (which is unlisted by Gibbons), 1954-57 issue set of seventeen and 1957-58 issue set of sixteen, a fine and scarce group. S.G. 418/458. (43 Blocks). Photo on Page 206. £300-400
944
  1958-60 Transposed overprints within unmounted blocks, comprising 1954-57 blocks of four of the 1f (2 blocks), 2f, 10f (2 blocks) each with two transposed overprints and 2f block of twenty containing six transposed overprints; 1957-58 issue 1f and 5f blocks of four each containing two transposed overprints and 5f block of twenty containing six transposed overprints. S.G. 426/7a, 432a, 443a, 447a. (68). £250-350
945
  1958-60 Transposed overprints within large multiples comprising 1954-57 issue 10f block of twenty five containing five transposed overprints (stamps 7/1-5), 1954-57 issue 2f block of twenty and 1957-58 issue 5f blocks of twenty (2 blocks) each containing six transposed overprints (stamps 1/5-10), superb unmounted. S.G. 427a, 432a, 447a. (85). £250-300
946
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1954-57 Issue 3f brown-lake (unlisted by Gibbons), 10f blue block of four with the major variety overprint inverted, and 40f chestnut corner block of four with additional overprints in right margin, all superb unmounted. (9). Photo on Pages 76 & 206. £150-200
947
Click to view full image... 1954-57 Issue 16f Carmine-red block of four, lower pair with overprint omitted, superb mint, very unusual. S.G. 434var. Photo on Page 134. £150-200
948
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1957-58 Issue 3f brown-lake and 4f slate-violet blocks of four both with the major variety overprint inverted, also 4f block with misplaced overprints, all superb unmounted. S.G. 445/6var. (12). Photo on Page 134. £200-250
949
Click to view full image... 1941-43 Official issue 100f and 200f block of four unmounted mint, 100f variety double overprint used on piece with 1948 issue 1f transposed overprint pair and 1954 3f pair, and 200f inverted overprint unused without gum and used. A rare group, the 100f mint listed but unpriced by Gibbons, the 100f and 200f varieties both unlisted, the 100f double overprint one of two recorded examples. S.G. O459/a, var. (8). Photo on Pages 76 & 134. £300-400
950
  1948-51 Official issue 1f - 1d set of twenty one unmounted mint, the scarce 1f - 8f values in pairs, 12f - 40f in blocks of four. S.G. O460/81. (51). £250-300
951
Click to view full image... 1948-51 Official issue 10f, 20f and 30f blocks of four, also a 20f block of four with variety overprint double, all superb unmounted mint, these values all unlisted by Gibbons, very scarce. (16). Photo on Page 134. £300-350
Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 54) Day 1 of 2
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 25th April 2024 Time: 10:30AM
Details: For viewing details and enquiries regarding this auction - Telephone No. 0207 930 6100
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