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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Auction Lots - Page 18
1854
Click to view full image... 1927 1/6 Grey and green on green, watermark Multiple Script CA, overprinted "SPECIMEN", variety cleft rock, superb unmounted mint. A rarity, the variety only possible on Specimen stamps of the five values issued in 1927, just seven examples possible. With Basel Certificate (2003). Photo on Page 250. £700-800
1855
Click to view full image... 1922 ½d Grey and black, mint pair with upper margin, watermark inverted, right stamp with damaged value tablet, the stamps unmounted. An exceptional pair, this major plate variety possibly unique with watermark inverted. S.G. 97e/gw. Photo on Page 254. £1,000-1,200
1856
Click to view full image... 1930 (Apr 29) Picture postcard to South Africa bearing ½d vertical pair, upper stamp with torn flag variety. A rare commercial use of this uncommon variety on a card. S.G. 97b, £325 as a stamp. Photo on Page 236. £200-250
1857
Click to view full image... 1925 (Jan 21) Cover to Switzerland bearing 1919 War Tax 1d and 1922 2d with torn flag variety. A rare commercial use of this uncommon variety on cover. S.G. 98b, £300 as a stamp. Photo on Page 252. £200-250
1858
Click to view full image... 1937 1½d Deep Carmine-red, upper left corner plate block of four, stamp 2/1 with broken mainmast variety, mounted in the upper margin only, the stamps unmounted. Fine and scarce. S.G. 99f/fa, £1,885+. Photo on Page 240. £1,000-1,200
1859
Click to view full image... 1940 (Feb 16) Hand illustrated cover depicting Sandy Bay, posted to the USA franked 1922 ½d, 1d and 1½d, the 1d with broken mainmast variety, reverse with boxed "T / (20)c" postage due handstamp, unusual and attractive. Photo on Page 252. £250-300
1860
Click to view full image... 1936 5d Green and carmine-red on green, unmounted mint block of ten comprising columns 1 and 2, margins on three sides, plate number "1" in upper margins and partly obscured plate number in lower margin, stamps 2/1 with broken mainmast and 5/1 with cleft rock, hinge marks to the front margins, all stamps superb. S.G. 103d/da/dc, £969+. Photo on Page 242. £500-600
1861
Click to view full image... 1922 6d Grey and bright purple, unmounted mint block of ten comprising columns 1 and 2, margins on three sides, partly obscured plate number "1" in upper margin and plate number "1" in lower margin, stamps 2/1 with broken mainmast and 5/1 with cleft rock, hinge marks to the front margins, all stamps superb. S.G. 104/a/c, £639+. Photo on Page 242. £300-400
1862
Click to view full image... 1922 8d Grey and bright violet, variety "storm over rock", fine mint. S.G. 105d, £550. Photo on Page 250. £180-220
1863
Click to view full image... 1922 1/- Grey and brown, vertical marginal pair, upper stamp with broken mainmast variety, fine used. S.G. 106a, £500. Photo on Page 206. £160-200
1864
Click to view full image... 1922 1/- Grey and brown, horizontal pair, right stamp with torn flag variety, fine mint. S.G. 106b, £500. Photo on Page 250. £140-160
1865
Click to view full image... 1927 1/6 Grey and green on green, watermark Multiple Script CA, lower left corner marginal block of four unusually without plate number, the corner stamp with cleft rock variety, lightly mounted on the two right stamps, the variety unmounted. S.G. 107/c. £500+. Photo on Page 240. £250-300
1866
Click to view full image... 1927 1/6 Grey and green on green, watermark Multiple Script CA, upper left corner plate block of four, stamp 2/1 with broken mainmast variety, superb mint, mounted in the upper margin only, the stamps unmounted. S.G. 107/a, £525++. Photo on Page 244. £280-320
1867
Click to view full image... 1927 2/- Purple and blue on blue, lower left corner plate block of four, the corner stamp with cleft rock variety, superb unmounted mint. S.G. 108/c, £581++. Photo on Page 244. £280-320
1868
Click to view full image... 1927 2/6 Grey and red on yellow, watermark Multiple Script CA, upper left corner plate block of four, stamp 2/1 with broken mainmast variety, lightly mounted in the margins only, the stamps unmounted, very fine. S.G. 109/a, £522+. Photo on Page 244. £260-320
1869
Click to view full image... 1927 5/- Grey and green on yellow, watermark Multiple Script CA, lower left corner plate block of four, partly obscured plate number "1", splitting to central vertical perforations strengthened with hinges, the corner stamp with cleft rock variety, mounted on the upper stamps only, the variety unmounted. S.G. 110/c, £900. Photo on Page 244. £350-450
1870
Click to view full image... 1922 7/6 Grey-brown and yellow-orange, variety torn flag, superb mint. With B.P.A Certificate (1990). S.G. 111b, £1,400. Photo on Page 250. £400-500
1871
Click to view full image... 1933 (Mar 13) Registered cover to England franked 7/6, with torn flag variety, the stamp with small defect at upper left corner, nevertheless a rare variety used, exceptional on cover. S.G. 111b, £3,000 as a stamp. Photo on Page 252. £1,000-1,200
1872
Click to view full image... 1922 10/- Grey and Olive-green, upper left corner plate block of four, superb unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 112, £720++. Photo on Page 246. £300-350
1873
Click to view full image... 1922 15/- Grey and purple on blue superb used with 1924 (Apr 24) c.d.s, a rare stamp used with a genuine postal cancel. With B.P.A Certificate (1998). S.G. 113, £3,500. Photo on Front Cover. £1,200-1,400

1934 Centenary Issue, S.G 114-123

1874
  ½d - 10/- Set of ten perfined "SPECIMEN", mint, hinge remainders on 2/6, fine. S.G. £475. (10). £120-140

ST. KITTS-NEVIS
(Also see lot 790)

St. Christopher

1875
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1870-90 Mint and used range including 1882-90 Crown CA 1d dull magenta mint (gum toning) and used, 2½d red-brown mint (2, both shades) and used, 6d olive-brown Specimen (3), mint (5, one marginal with current number) and used (tiny corner crease, "T.A" expert handstamp of Tommy Allen), 1/- mauve Specimen (3), mint (3) and used, 1/- bright mauve mint (3), surcharges with 1885 ½d on half 1d unsevered pair mint and mint single with surcharge inverted, 1886 4d on 6d mint pair one with no stop, revenues and postal fiscals (22, with S.G. R2 mint), also bogus essay proofs (3), 1888 1d postcard to Tortola with violet arrival c.d.s, and a few Nevis stamps. S.G. £4,000 (approx). (120). Photo on Page 248. £300-400
1876
  1870-71 Perf 12½ Crown CC 1d dull rose watermark sideways, 1d magenta (2) and 6d green, all mint, scarce. S.G. 1a, 2, 5, £525. (4). £120-140
1877
Click to view full image... 1871 Perf 12½ Crown CC 6d green, horizontal pair with watermark inverted, fine mint. Listed but unpriced mint by S.G. and possibly unique; the Brookes collection did not contain this inverted watermark variety mint. With R.P.S Certificate (2014). S.G. 5w. Photo on Page 248. £400-500
1878
  1875-79 Perf 14 Crown CC 1d, 2½d, 4d and 6d very fine mint, the 6d (unmounted) with break to "EN". S.G. 6/9, £565. (4). £120-160
1879
  1875-79 Perf 14 Crown CC 1d, 2½d, 4d (2) and 6d fine mint. S.G. 6/9, £790. (5). £140-160
1880
Click to view full image... 1879 Perf 14 Crown CC 4d blue, variety watermark inverted, fine mint and used. S.G. 8w, £535. (2). Photo on Page 248. £140-160
1881
Click to view full image... 1882-90 Crown CA ½d dull green, watermark sideways, mint, a little gum loss, otherwise fine and very scarce. Possibly a single sheet of twenty stamps printed; the two examples in the Brookes collection were both without gum. S.G. 11a, £300. Photo on Page 248. £100-120
1882
Click to view full image... 1882-90 Crown CA 4d blue fine mint, very scarce. S.G. 17, £650. Photo on Page 248. £150-180
1883
Click to view full image... 1884-90 Crown CA 4d grey, variety watermark reversed, fine mint, very scarce. With R.P.S Certificate (2017). S.G. 18x, £400. Photo on Page 248. £100-120
1884
Click to view full image... 1890 Crown CA 6d olive-brown fine used, scarce. S.G. 19, £400. Photo on Page 248. £100-120
1885
Click to view full image... 1886-90 Crown CA 1/- mauve, variety watermark inverted, used, scarce. S.G. 20w, £250. Photo on Page 248. £80-100
1886
  1885 1d Red (2), 3d purple, 6d orange-brown, 1/- sage green and 5/- yellow-brown revenue stamps all overprinted "SAINT KITTS / NEVIS / REVENUE", all in complete mint sheets of twenty with marginal plate and current numbers, stamp 2 on each sheet with broken "T" variety, the 1d sheets with distorted "E" variety on stamp 6, all very fine, the 1d - 1/- values listed by Gibbons as postal fiscals. Barefoot 1/5, S.G. R3/6. (6 Sheets). £500-600

St. Kitts-Nevis

1887
  1903-35 Specimen stamps comprising 1903 set of ten, 1905 set of three and the two War Tax stamps overprinted "SPECIMEN", also 1935 Silver Jubilee set perforated "SPECIMEN", all fine mint. S.G. 1/23s, 61/4s, £440. (19). £120-140
1888
Click to view full image... 1903-79 Mint and used collection in an album and on pages, missing the 1923 Tercentenary set, otherwise complete mint, additional issues including 1921-29 set, 1938-50 set with some blocks, some varieties, used, a few Specimens with 1938 KGVI set, etc., a good lot. S.G. £2,000+. (100s). Photo on Page 248. £300-400
1889
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1920 ½d Imperforate printers sample proofs in blue and carmine, blue and brown or brown and blue, each overprinted "SPECIMEN" type DS1 at the base of the proof, also a sample proof in blue and brown with the overprint at the upper edge. (4). Photo on Page 248. £300-350
1890
Click to view full image... 1920 1½d Orange-yellow, imperforate plate proof on gummed watermarked paper, light crease, scarce. Photo on Page 248. £100-120
1891
Click to view full image... 1920-22 Multiple Crown CA ½d - £1 set thirteen overprinted or perfined "SPECIMEN", fine mint. S.G. 26/36s, £350. (13). Photo on Page 248. £100-120
1892
Click to view full image... 1920-22 Multiple Crown CA ½d - £1 set thirteen overprinted or perfined "SPECIMEN", minor toning. S.G. 26/36s, £350. (13). Photo on Page 248. £80-100
1893
Click to view full image... 1920-22 Multiple Crown CA 5/- green and red on pale yellow, vertical pair both perforated "SPECIMEN" type D19, apparently genuine but unrecorded on this value of the Crown CA set, offered as-is. S.G. 34s, var. Photo on Page 206. £150-180
1894
Click to view full image... 1920-22 1½d Orange-yellow, marginal block of four, variety watermark sideways inverted and reversed, fine mint, one stamp unmounted. Very scarce, just one sheet of thirty stamps discovered. S.G. 26y, £900. Photo on Page 250. £250-300
1895
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1920-22 Multiple Crown CA issue 2/-, 2/6 and 5/- all with variety watermark sideways reversed, fine mint, the 2/- (marginal) and 2/6 unmounted. Scarce, only one or two sheets of thirty stamps possible for each variety. S.G. 32/4x, £950. (3). Photo on Page 248. £250-300
1896
  1920-22 2/6 - 10/- Unmounted upper and lower marginal blocks of fifteen of each value. S.G. 33/5, £900. (6 blocks). £150-180
1897
Click to view full image... 1920-22 £1 Purple and black on red, also 2/6 - 10/- marginal blocks of four, all fine unmounted mint. S.G. 33/6, £420. (13). Photo on Page 248. £120-140
1898
  1921-29 Multiple Script CA ½d - 5/- set of sixteen overprinted or perfined "SPECIMEN", also additional 1d red perforated "SPECIMEN", all fine mint. S.G. 37/47cs, £520. (17). £140-160
1899
Click to view full image... 1923 Tercentenary ½d - £1 set of thirteen overprinted "SPECIMEN", 2d with a few short perfs, otherwise fine mint, a scarce set. S.G. 48/60s, £800. (13). Photo on Page 248. £180-200
1900
Click to view full image... 1923 Tercentenary ½d - £1 set of thirteen overprinted "SPECIMEN", fine mint, a scarce set. S.G. 48/60s, £800. (13). Photo on Page 248 £200-220
1901
Click to view full image... 1923 Tercentenary ½d - £1 set of thirteen fine mint. S.G. 48/60, £1,200. (13). Photo on Page 254. £300-350
1902
  1935-46 Specimen sets comprising 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1937 Coronation, 1938 KGVI ½d - 5/- set of ten and 1946 Victory pair, the 1938 set a little toned. S.G. 61/79s, £570. (19). £100-120

SAMOA

1914 G.R.I Surcharges

1903
  Used selection comprising ½d on 3pf (3, one on piece), ½d on 5pf (4, two on pieces), 1d on 10pf (2), 2½d on 20pf (6, three on pieces), 3d on 25pf (2, one on piece), 4d on 30pf (piece), 5d on 40pf (piece), 6d on 50pf (4), 9d on 80pf, also ½d on 5pf, 1d on 10pf and 2½d on 20pf blocks of four all used on pieces, 2½d on 20pf with fraction bar omitted and 6d on 50pf both mint, and two forgeries. S.G. 101/9, £1,220. (38). £250-300
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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