Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 54) Day 2 of 2
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 26th April 2024 Time: 10:30AM
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Auction Lots - Page 2
1051
  1848 Entire letter from Batavia to England with fine red oval "FORWARDED BY / SINGAPORE / MIDDLETONS BLUNDELL & Co" and boxed "SINGAPORE / Bearing" datestamp, tear to flap, otherwise fine. Also 1861 entire to London with blue "SOERABAYA / FRANKO" and red Singapore P.O transit datestamp on reverse. (2). £150-200

India Used in Straits Settlements

1052
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1854-65 Stamps used in Malacca, Penang (7) or Singapore (40) including 1856 ½a blue with octagonal "B/109" of Malacca (trimmed margin at right but scarce), octagonal "B/147" (5) or "147" duplex (2), and octagonal "B/172" including 1854 ½a pair, 1a and 2a (2), 1855 4a strip of three, 1856-61 1a strip of three on piece, 2a yellow-buff strip of four, 2a yellow pair, 4a black pair, 8a strip of four, etc., a few faults. (48). Photo on Page 148. £250-300
1053
  1854-65 Stamps cancelled octagonal "B/172" of Singapore including 1854 ½a (2), 1a strip of three, 2a (8), 1855 8a (15), 1856-64 ½a, 1a (16), 2a (21, various colours), 4a black (22), 4a green (2), 8a (6), 1860 8p (11), 1865 4a (2), some pieces, pairs or strips, mixed quality with some faults. (109). £400-500
1054
  1859 (Oct 15) Entire to Shanghai with 1855 4a cancelled octagonal "B/172", red boxed "INDIA PAID", backstamped at Singapore and Hong Kong, unobtrusive horizontal file fold, otherwise fine. £150-200
1055
  1860 (Oct 2) Entire to Bombay, docketed as from Hong Kong, franked 1856 4a black cancelled octagonal "B/172", boxed "INDIA PAID" and oval forwarding agents cachet of "BARTENBERG SCHMIDT & Co / SINGAPORE", Singapore and Bombay backstamps, light horizontal file fold. Also 1867 entire to Batavia with 2a orange cancelled "B/172" and tied by oval cachet of Hooglandt & Co, some damage to address panel caused by ink erosion to the manuscript "25" charge. (2). £150-180
1056
  1860 Entires from Manila to the same address in England, one franked 1856 1a pair + 4a black, the other franked 4a pair, all cancelled octagonal "B/172" with Singapore backstamps, horizontal file folds, otherwise fine. (2). £250-350
1057
  1864 (Oct 21) Entire letter to New York franked 8a carmine pair each cancelled octagonal "B/172", red London Paid (Nov 26) and "5 / N. YORK BR. PKT" (Dec 15) datestamps with red "1/11", reverse with cachet of Boustead & Co. Two light vertical file folds (one through left stamp), still an attractive cover to the USA. £100-150

Straits Settlements Stamp Issues, 1867-1941

1058
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1867 (Sept) 1½c on ½a, 2c on 1a and 24c on 8a all handstamped "SPECIMEN", type SS1 on the 2c and 24c, type SS2 vertically on the 1½c, the 2c creased and 24c with a few perf faults, 1½c and 24c without gum, scarce. (3). Photo on Page 148. £200-250
1059
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1867 (Sept) 1½c - 32c Surcharge set of nine mint, 24c small part gum, otherwise largely fine, some hinge remainders. S.G. 1/9, £5,500. (9). Photo on Page 148. £1,000-1,200
1060
Click to view full image... 1867 (Sept) 1½c on 1a, Block of four superb mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 1, £600++. Photo on Page 146 £200-250
1061
Click to view full image... 1867 (Sept) 12c on 4a Green, fine mint. S.G. 7, £1,600. Photo on Page 148 £400-500
1062
Click to view full image... 1867 (Sept) 12c on 4a, Variety surcharge double, fine mint. An unusually fine example of this rare stamp. S.G. 7a, £4,000. Photo on Front Cover. £1,000-1,200
1063
  1867 (Sept) 1½c - 32c Surcharges, the mainly used collection on pages comprising 1½c mint (8, with a pair) and used (6), 2c unused no gum and used (5), 3c mint and used (5), 4c (6), 6c (6), 8c (7), 12c (7), 24c (6) and 32c (10) all used, also a few 1½c forgeries, Singapore or Penang cancels, mainly fine. S.G. 1/9, £11,500. (68). £1,000-1,200
1064
  1867 (Sept) 1½c - 32c Surcharges, the mainly used selection comprising 1½c mint (4), 2c mint and used (16), 3c unused no gum and used (21), 4c mint, unused no gum (2) and used (7), 6c used (6), 8c mint and used (16), 12c used (11), 24c used (18), 32c mint or unused no gum and used (18), Singapore or Penang cancels, some faults but many fine. S.G. £18,000. (125). £1,500-1,800
1065
Click to view full image... 1867 (Sept) Surcharges, used multiples comprising 3c pair and strip of four, 8c pair, 24c pairs (2), 32c vertical pair, unusual. S.G. £1,394. (14). Photo on Page 148. £250-300
1066
  1867 (Sept) 1½c - 32c Surcharge set of nine fine used, 1½c with light Penang c.d.s, 2c and 5c with "147" obliterators of Penang, 6c, 8c, 12c and 32c unusually with Singapore c.d.s (red on the 12a), 24c with "D17" cancel of Penang, a good set. S.G. 1/9, £1,612. (9). £250-300
1067
Click to view full image... c.1867 Pieces bearing 1867 (Sept) 4c on 1a in combination with 1867-72 2c cancelled by two circles of small diamonds cork type cancels (very similar to Proud K1 of Labuan), or 8c on 2a in combination with 1867-72 12c cancelled "D14" of Singapore. Two unusual frankings, the first an unusual cancel. S.G. £360 as stamps. (2 Pieces). Photo on Page 148. £100-120
1068
Click to view full image... 1867 (Sept) Surcharges cancelled "B/109" in Malacca, comprising 2c on 1a, 8c on 2a singles (2) and a strip of three, 24c on 8a (2), a scarce issue used in Malacca. S.G. 2, 6, 8. (8). Photo on Page 148. £400-500
1069
Click to view full image... 1869 2c Manuscript surcharge on 1½c on ½a, used with part Penang c.d.s, a fine example of this rare stamp. S.G. 10, £6,500. Photo on Front Cover. £1,500-1,800
1070
Click to view full image... 1869 2c Manuscript surcharge on 1½c on ½a, used with Penang duplex, tiny pinhole at top, pulled perf at left, rounded corner perf at lower right, still a good example of this rare stamp, accompanied by a Philatelic Society London Certificate no. 61, dated August 1894, signed by E.D Bacon, M.P Castle and Edward B. Evans stating "the M.S Surcharge is probably genuine, but that it is quite impossible to guarantee a surcharge of this nature". The earliest Philatelic Society Certificate we have seen (and possibly the earliest surviving certificate?) from the first year of the expert committee, signed by three of the most eminent of all philatelists, nevertheless showing some caution in wording their certificate for what is clearly a genuine example of this rare stamp. S.G. 10, £6,500. Photo on Page 144. £1,000-1,200
1071
Click to view full image... 1867 4c Die Proof in black on white glazed card, 92x60mm, fine. Photo on Page 146. £200-250
1072
Click to view full image... 1867 Die Proof in the design of the 4c but with the value shown as Four Pence, in black on white glazed card, reduced to 22x26mm, mounted within a card surround. Heavy horizontal crease but rare, the only Straits proof we have seen denominated in sterling. Photo on Back Cover. £300-350
1073
Click to view full image... 1867 12c Die Proof in black on white glazed card, dated "March 20, 1867", 92x60mm, fine. Photo on Page 146. £250-300
1074
Click to view full image... 1867 24c Die Proof in black on white glazed card, stamped "BEFORE HARDENING" and dated "March 23, 1867", 92x60mm, fine. Photo on Page 146. £300-350
1075
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1867 2c, 4c, 6c, 8c, 12c, 24c and 32c Imperforate plate proof blocks of four in near issued colours, each overprinted "CANCELLED" type D9, on white glazed paper, 6c and 24c with minor tone spots, otherwise fine. (7 Blocks). Photo on Page 146. £600-700
1076
Click to view full image... 96c Grey handstamped "SPECIMEN" in blue, the handstamp 15½x1½mm san-serf lettering, not recorded by Samuel. Trimmed margin at right and rounded corner perf at lower left but very unusual and rare. Photo on Page 148. £100-150
1077
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1867-72 2c - 96c Set mint with additional listed shades of the 2c, 4c, 6c, 12c and 24c, the 8c without gum, 2c brown and 30c with some short perfs, 6c dull lilac, 12c blue and 96c with a little toning and 12c ultramarine thinned, also the very scarce perf 12½ 96c with faults, nevertheless a scarce group, both 24c stamps and 32c all fine. S.G. 11/19a, £2,200+. (16). Photo on Page 148. £400-500
1078
  1867-72 2c Yellow brown, 8c orange-yellow and 12c ultramarine blocks of four, and 6c dull lilac block of six, all mint, 6c with creasing to upper row of three, 8c with thin to upper left stamp and tone mark to lower left stamp, 12c with a few upper perfs split and strengthened with a hinge and light crease to upper left stamp, good appearance and uncommon multiples. S.G. 11a, 13, 14, 15a, £3,560. (18). £400-600
1079
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... 1867-72 2c, 6c, 8c, 30c and 32c Used, all with inverted watermark. S.G. 11w, 13w, 14w, 17w, 18w, £1,925. (5). Photo on Page 148. £500-600
1080
Click to view full image... 1867-72 2c Deep brown used, blue "B&Co" security chop, variety watermark reversed, unlisted by Gibbons and very rare, minor corner creases. S.G. 11var. Photo on Page 148. £100-150
1081
Click to view full image... 1867-72 8c Orange, central gutter pair used with octagonal "B/172" cancels, very unusual. Photo on Page 148. £80-100
1082
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1867-72 32c Pale red mint (2), a fine deep shade with a little paper adhering to reverse, and a paler shade with light crease. S.G. 18, £1,600. (2). Photo on Page 148. £200-240
1083
  1867-72 2c - 96c Mainly used collection on pages including 2c inverted watermark (2), 4c mint, multiples with 96c strip of three and block of four, 96c mint (small faults), 96c perf 12½, etc., condition a little mixed. (211). £250-300
1084
  1873-77 Covers to England bearing Crown CC 12c, 30c (2 covers) or 30c pair, or to France franked 4c + 12c, three with some opening tears. (5). £250-300
1085
Click to view full image... 1879 (May) 7c on 32c Pale red, mint block of four, left two stamps with minor edge toning, very good colour and appearance. S.G. 21, £900. Photo on Page 146. £150-200
1086
  1880 (Mar./Apr) 10c on 30c Surcharges used, with "Cents" (17) or with "Cents" removed (72, three mint), various surcharge types, very mixed condition. S.G. 22/39. (89). £400-500
1087
Click to view full image... 1880 (Mar.) 10c on 30c Claret, surcharge type 9, mint, hinge remainders and tiny thin at top, scarce. S.G. 28, £7,000. Photo on Front Cover. £1,000-1,200
1088
Click to view full image... 1880 (Mar.) 10c on 30c Claret, surcharge type 9, used. S.G. 28, £650. Photo on Page 148. £140-160
1089
Click to view full image... 1880 (Apr.) 10c on 30c Claret, surcharge type 1, used. S.G. 39, £1,100. Photo on Page 148. £250-300
1090
Click to view full image... 1880 (Apr.) 10c on 30c Claret, surcharge type 1, used. With B.P.A Certificate (1953, as S.G. 46, now renumbered S.G. 39). S.G. 39, £1,100. Photo on Page 148. £250-300
1091
Click to view full image... 1880-81 10c Surcharges on 6c, 12c (both shades) and 30c, fine mint. S.G. 44/6, £890. (4). Photo on Page 148. £150-180
1092
  1881-82 Covers to G.B, bearing 1880 (Apr.) 10c on 30c claret, 1880-81 10c on 30c claret (trimmed perfs), 10c on 6c lilac or 10c on 12c ultramarine, the last with opening faults, otherwise largely fine. S.G. 35, 44/6. (4). £250-300
1093
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1882 (Jan) 5c on 4c Rose mint and used, both fine. S.G. 47, £825. (2). Photo on Page 148. £150-180
1094
Click to view full image... 1881 5c Die Proof in black on white glazed card, stamped "BEFORE / HARDENING" and dated "22 JUL 81", 92x60mm, fine. Photo on Page 146. £250-300
1095
Click to view full image... 1881 10c Die Proof in black on white glazed card, stamped "BEFORE / HARDENING" and dated "11 JUL 81", 92x60mm, fine. Photo on Page 146. £250-300
1096
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1881 5c and 10c Die Proofs in black on white glazed card, both reduced to 23x26mm, mounted with card surrounds, 5c with minor surface faults. (2). Photo on Page 88. £150-200
1097
Click to view full image... 1882 Crown CC 5c Purple-brown and 10c slate both fine mint. S.G. 48/9, £740. (2). Photo on Page 148. £150-180
1098
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1882 Crown CA 2c Rose mint, block of four in a fine deep shade mounted on the upper stamps only, and a corner marginal plate number pair in a pale shade, very fine. S.G. 51, £1,020. (6). Photo on Page 162 £200-250
1099
Click to view full image... 1882 Crown CA 10c Slate, variety watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. 53w, £950. Photo on Page 148. £200-250
1100
Click to view full image... 1882 Crown CA 10c Slate, variety watermark inverted, used. S.G. 53w, £550. Photo on Page 148. £140-160
Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 54) Day 2 of 2
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 26th April 2024 Time: 10:30AM
Details: For viewing details and enquiries regarding this auction - Telephone No. 0207 930 6100
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