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 19
1904
Click to view full image... 2½d on 20pf, Variety surcharge double, used on piece. With Brandon Certificate (2000). S.G. 104e, £650. Photo on Page 250. £200-240
1905
  6d on 50pf, Used vertical strip of three, margin at base, the central stamp with variety inverted "9" for "6", very unusual within a used multiple. S.G. 108/b, £170++. £80-100
1906
Click to view full image... 2/- on 2m, Unused without gum, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 112, £3,500. Photo on Page 214. £350-450
1907
Click to view full image... 5/- on 5m Fine used on piece, scarce. S.G. 114, £1,500. Photo on Back Cover. £500-600

SARAWAK
(Also see lots 1518, 1526/7)

1908

  1888-1947 Mint selection including 1888-97 1c - $1 (no 12c) and 4c, 5c, 6c, 8c in blocks of four or six (4c), 1899 4c on 6c green in mint multiples all plated (23), 1934-41 set of 26, 1946 Centenary set of four perfined "SPECIMEN" superb unmounted, etc. S.G. £3,500. (113). £300-400

SIERRA LEONE

(Also see lots 96, 1807)

1909
1910 H 3 S 1903-57 Mint and Specimen selection including 1903 KEVII ½a and 1a missing "I" variety, 1913 ½a watermark inverted blocks of four (2), 1938-53 sets, various Specimen stamps (81) with 1937 Coronation set, 1938 set, 1942 set (some toning), etc. S.G. £1,650+. (202). £250-300
  1859-97 Mint and used selection including 1897 surcharges with 2½d on 6d types 8/10 se-tenant pair with plate number mint and very scarce type 12 overprint used (S.G. 58, small tear at left, just 296 stamps issued), 2½d on 6d type 10 used, 2½d on 1/- type 8 mint and used, also a few later issues, a few faults. S.G. £3,000 (approx). (c.150). £200-240

SOMALILAND

1911
  1904-46 Specimen stamps, all postage and official sets, 1921 1r a little stained, otherwise all fine. S.G. 32/118s, £1,920. (73). £450-550

SOUTH AFRICA
(Also see lots 112, 219)

1912
  Cape of Good Hope. 1853-64 Cape triangulars used, mainly fine with three margins, comprising 1853 1d deep brick-red pair and 4d deep blue on deeply blued paper, 1d brown-red (1947 B.P.A Certificate) and 4d blue on slightly blued paper, 1855-63 1d rose single and pair, 4d deep blue (2), 4d blue singles (3) and a pair, 1/- bright yellow-green (2), 1/- deep dark green (2), 1863-64 De La Rue 1d deep carmine-red pair, 1d deep brown-red (1969 B.P.A Certificate) and 1/- bright emerald-green, five stamps cut into or touched on one side (mainly one stamp within a pair), otherwise fine with three margins. S.G. £7,375. (24). £500-600
1913
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... Cape of Good Hope. 1861 1d Vermilion and 4d milky blue woodblocks used, the 1d fine with small but clear margins, the 4d just touched at left and vertical crease (also a natural preprinting paper crease). S.G. 13/14, £6,000. (2). Photo on Page 254. £300-3501914 3 P 6+ Natal. 1874 Imperforate plate proofs on unwatermarked glazed paper, each overprinted "CANCELLED" type D7, comprising 1d rose and 3d blue pairs, 6d lilac block of four. (8). £100-120
1915
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... Natal. 1879 1d on 6d, Varieties surcharged four times, or surcharge double one inverted, both used. S.G. 93c/d, £675. (2). Photo on Page 254. £120-150
1916
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... Natal. 1902 ½d - £1.10, £10 and £20 with a few additional values, and 1908 6d, 2/-, 5/- and £1, all overprinted "SPECIMEN", all mint, the £20 with a tiny corner crease, a fine group. S.G. 127/43s, 145/bs, £1,795. (33). Photo on Page 250. £350-400
1917
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... Natal. 1902 1½d - 3d, 5d - 1/- and 5/- Handstamped violet "SPECIMEN" type NA2, mint, this Specimen handstamp not recorded by Samuel on the 2½d value. A scarce group, presumably produced for presentation, the 3d, 1/- and 5/- with light creases, otherwise fine. (8). Photo on Page 250. £300-400
1918
Click to view full image... Natal. 1902-08 Mainly mint selection including 1902 £1, 1908-09 10/-, also £10 (creased) expertly cleaned and regummed. S.G. 127/170, £650+. (42). Photo on Page 250. £120-1401919 3 S Transvaal. 1902-09 Specimen stamps comprising 1902 set of twelve, 1903 1/- - £5 set of four (also 2/- handstamped "ULTRAMAR", no gum), 1905-09 set of four and 1909 unissued 2d grey, fine mint. S.G. 244/277s, £935. (22). Photo on Page 254. £200-240
1920
Click to view full image... Transvaal. 1902 ½d - 10/- Set of twelve, 1903 £1, and 1909 unissued 2d grey, also Orange River Colony 1903-04 set of nine (S.G. 139/147s, £275), all overprinted "SPECIMEN", fine mint, the 2d grey with R.P.S Certificate (1972). S.G. £825. (23). Photo on Page 254. £180-220
1921
  Transvaal. 1902-09 King Edward VII issues mint, including blocks of four of the 1902 ½d (2), 1d, 2d (2), 3d, 6d (2), 1/- (2), 2/6, 5/- (2), 10/-, 1903 1/- (2), 1904-09 1d, 2d, 2½d (2), 6d (2) and 10/-, 1905-09 ½d and 1d (12) plate number blocks including two 1d interpanneau blocks of 24, 1902 2½d watermark inverted, also 1907 postage due set in blocks of four, mainly fine. S.G. £2,500+. (281). £300-400
1922
Click to view full image... Transvaal. 1903 KEVII £5 Orange-brown and violet fine mint. With Brandon (1988) and R.P.S (2017) Certificates. S.G. 250, £2,250. Photo on Front Cover. £600-700
1923
Click to view full image... Transvaal. 1904-09 ½d - £1 Set of thirteen fine mint. S.G. 260/72, £500. (13). Photo on Page 254. £120-150
1924
  Transvaal - Railway Officials. 1905-07 KEVII C.S.A.R Overprints and perfins, comprising Crown CA ½d, 1d (2), 2d, 4d, 6d, 1/- overprints and 2d perfin all used, Multiple Crown CA 1d scarlet, 3d, 6d mint, ½d yellow-green, 4d, 6d, 1/- used. A scarce group, the mint stamps and used 1/- perfin all unpriced by Gibbons. S.G. RO3/5, 7/9, 12, 14/19, £870 + four unpriced stamps. (15). £350-400
1925
Click to view full image... Transvaal - Revenues. 1902 KEVII 2/6 Revenue, variety centre inverted, superb unmounted mint. Barefoot 96a, £500. Photo on Page 250. £140-1601926 H 6+ Zululand. 1888-96 Mint selection including 1888 ½d,1d, 2d and 6d Specimen overprints, 1891 1d postal fiscal and 1894-96 ½d - 2/6 (with additional ½d - 1/-) and ½d, 2½d, 6d and 1/- in corner plate blocks of four, etc. S.G. £700+. (39). £120-150
1927
Click to view full image... Zululand. 1894 £5 Purple and black on red overprinted "SPECIMEN", fine mint. S.G. 29s, £475. Photo on Page 254. £120-140
1928
Click to view full image... 1913 5/- - £1 Superb used. S.G. 15/7, £423. (3). Photo on Page 254. £100-120

Air Mails

1929
Click to view full image... 1911 (Dec 30) Kenilworth to Muizenberg second flight, pictorial Aerial Post card posted from Cape Town to Deep River franked ½d, special Aerial Post handstamps of Kenilworth and Muizenberg on the front, with datestamps of Cape Town, Muizenberg (Jan 3) and Deep River, unusually fine. Photo on Page 252. £200-250
1930
  1911 (Dec 30) Kenilworth to Muizenberg second flight, pictorial Aerial Post card to Kenilworth franked ½d, cancelled by the Kenilworth Aerial Post handstamp, a Muizenberg c.d.s (Jan 3) and Muizenberg Aerial Post handstamp on the front, tiny tear at upper edge, otherwise unusually fine. £200-250
1931
  1911 (Dec 30) Kenilworth to Muizenberg second flight, pictorial Aerial Post card to Sea Point franked ½d, cancelled by the Kenilworth Aerial Post handstamp, Muizenberg (Jan 3) and Three Anchor Bay datestamps and the Muizenberg Aerial Post handstamp on the front, unusually fine. £200-250
1932
Click to view full image... 1911 (Dec 30) Kenilworth to Muizenberg second flight, pictorial Aerial Post card to England franked 1d, cancelled by the Kenilworth Aerial Post handstamp, a Muizenberg c.d.s (Jan 3) and Muizenberg Aerial Post handstamp on the front. The message includes "we are having a fortnight of aviation during which time the mails will be carried between Kenilworth and Muizenberg, then sent by the next mail on Tuesday Jan 2 to England. The aeronauts are messrs Patterson and Driver. The former has had a spill and is at present in hospital, the latter, little daunted, is making good flights every day". A few very minor edge faults, otherwise fine. Photo on Page 252. £200-250

SUDAN

1933
  Officials. 1900-2003 Mint collection in two albums including S.G. O1 (3) and O2 (3) with inverted and reversed perfins, S.G. O3-18 with some listed varieties, S.G. O21/5, O27/8 and O30-O83, additional 1936-46 ordinary paper or chalk-surfaced paper varieties (including O33a, 38a, 39ca, 40a, 41a), later issues apparently complete, also 1903 1m, 3m, 5p Specimens; Army Official issues including A1a/b, A3, A4, A12/3 (10p, S.G. A13, with toned gum), A14-A18, A20-24, and A6/10, A14/6 with Specimen overprints; and some postage due and telegraph issues. S.G. £5,000 for 1900-1954 issues. (100s). £300-350

THAILAND
(Also see lots 1472-1481)

1934
  1945 (Nov 11-25) Stampless O.A.S covers to India with Indian "F.P.O / No 39" c.d.s, used at Lopburi, one with triangular "F.S / FREE". (2). £100-150

TOGO

Anglo-French Occupation - British Overprints

1935
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1914 (Sep) 3pf - 40pf and 80pf, Type 1 wide setting overprint, 25pf with notched "T" variety, all fine mint. S.G. H1/7, 9, £1,135. (8). Photo on Page 254. £200-250
1936
  1914 (Sep) 3pf - 40pf with Type 1 wide setting overprint, mint and used selection comprising 3pf mint and used, 5pf used, 10pf mint and used (3), 20pf mint (2, one stained) and used, 25pf mint and used (2), 40pf mint (small edge stain), three on pieces. S.G. H1/7, £1,493. (14). £200-250
1937
Click to view full image... 1914 (Oct 1) Surcharges with type 1 wide setting overprint, ½d on 3pf mint (2, one with thin "y" variety) and used on piece with first day cancel, 1d on 5pf mint (4, one with thin "y" variety) and used on piece, the two thin "y" varieties both creased but scarce, otherwise fine, 1d on 5pf thin "y" with 1951 B.P.A Certificate. S.G. H12/13a, £1,720. (8). Photo on Page 254. £240-280
1938
Click to view full image... 1915 (Jan 7) 3pf Brown with type 6 overprint ("Anglo-French" 15mm), tied to piece by a Lome c.d.s, fine and very scarce. S.G. H29, £2,500. Photo on Page 254. £400-500
1939
Click to view full image... 1915 (Jan 7) Type 6 overprint ("Anglo-French" 15mm), selection comprising 5pf used (8, seven on pieces), 10pf mint and used (5, three on pieces) and 20pf used, the last scarce. S.G. H30/2, £2,950. (15). Photo on Page 254. £350-400
1940
  1915-16 Philatelic registered covers from Lome bearing Gold Coast stamps with Accra type 7 overprints, comprising four covers to England with various values to the 1/-, and an unoverprinted Gold Coast 2d registration envelope used within Lome bearing ½d - 1/- overprints tied by Lome double ring skeleton datestamps, also an unusual cover bearing unoverprinted Gold Coast ½d - 1/-. (6). £120-150

French Occupation Overprints

1941
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1914 (Oct 8) 5pf - 80pf Set of seven (05 Surcharge type I, 10 surcharge type II) mint and used, the 10pf - 30pf unmounted, used 40pf and 80pf on pieces tied by Atakpame datestamps, all very fine. S.G. 1/7, £3,000. (14). Photo on Page 254. £250-300
1942
Click to view full image... 1914 (Oct 8) Overprint type 1, mint and used selection comprising 5pf on 3pf surcharge type I mint and used, type II mint (3) and used, type III mint (2) and used, type IV used (2), type V used, also types I and III se-tenant pair used on piece; 10pf on 5pf surcharge type I mint and used, type II mint (4) and used (5), type III mint (5) and used (9), also types II and III se-tenant pair mint and a piece bearing type II pair with a third stamp vertically bisected used from Anecho; 20pf mint (2) and used (3); 25pf mint (3) and used (2); 30pf mint (7) and used with narrow "O" in "Occupation" variety; 40pf with narrow "O" variety used. S.G. 1/6, £5,450. (62). Photo on Page 254. £400-500
1943
Click to view full image... 1914 (Oct 8) 20pf Ultramarine, type 1 overprint, variety 3½mm between "Togo" and "Occupation", fine mint, very scarce. S.G. 3a, £1,000. Photo on Page 254. £120-140
1944
Click to view full image... 1915 (Jan.) 5pf on 3pf, Type 2 overprint, tied to piece by 1915 (Jan 4) Anecho c.d.s, "E.A" and "Bothe BPP" expert handstamps on reverse, fine and very scarce. S.G. 8, £5,500. Photo on Page 254. £500-600
1945
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... 1915 (Jan) Type 2 overprints, 5pf used, 10pf unused without gum (2) and used, 20pf used, scarce. S.G. 9/11, £5,100. (5). Photo on Page 254. £300-350

TRANSJORDAN

1946
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1927-29 2m - 1000m Specimen set, the 2m - 200m in pairs all overprinted "SPECIMEN", the 500m and 1000m perfined "SPECIMEN", the 500m unusually with the variety perfin double, the 1000m toned, otherwise fine, scarce in pairs. S.G. 159/71s, £375++. (24). Photo on Page 254. £150-200
1947
  1927-47 Mint issues comprising 1927-29 2m - 1,000m set of thirteen, 1943-46 1m - £P1 set of fourteen with additional corner blocks of four of the 20m - £P1, and 1947 First Parliament imperf set of nine, all superb unmounted. S.G. £745. (64). £150-180
1948
  1930-39 1m - £P1 Set of sixteen and 1947 3m - 20m set of six all perfined "SPECIMEN", fine mint, 1947 set unmounted. S.G. 194b/207s, 258/63s, £450+. (22). £180-200

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

1949
Click to view full image... Tobago. 1879-96 Mint and used selection including Crown CC 1d rose, 3d blue, 5/- slate (1999 B.P.A Certificate), ½d purple-brown (3), 4d yellow-green and 1/- yellow-ochre all mint, 1885-96 4d and 1/- olive yellow (creased) mint with slash flaw, 1885 Crown CA 5/- (2) and £1 revenues mint, etc. S.G. £2,500+. (150). Photo on Page 254. £300-350
1950
Click to view full image... 1851-1969 Mint and used accumulation including a good range of Britannia issues, 1894 5/- mint (5), 1896-1906 5/- (4), 10/- and £1 (2) mint, 1901-06 5/- and 1904-09 5/- (2) mint, 1913-23 5/- (2) and £1 mint, 1921 5/- mint, etc. S.G. £2,000+. (100s). Photo on Page 254. £250-300
1951
  1896-1946 Specimen stamps including 1896-1900 set of ten, 1901-06 set of six, 1899 unissued 3d on 5d, 1898 Columbus 2d, 1921-22 ½d - £1 set of nine, 1922-28 ½d - £1 set of thirteen, 1937 Coronation set, 1938-44 1c - $4.80 set of thirteen (60c thin), 1946 Victory pair, also many additional stamps, a few faults though most are fine. S.G. 114/258s, £1,835+. (152). £300-400
1952
Click to view full image... 1914 Master Die Proof, as used for the 5/- and £1 stamps, in black on white glazed card, dated "June 3 '14" in manuscript and stamped "BEFORE / HARDENING", 92x60mm. A fine Master Proof. Photo on Page 250. £200-250

TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS

1953
  1889-1945 Specimen stamps comprising 1889 6d yellow-brown, 1893 2½d, 1894 5d, 1900 ½d - 3/- set of nine, 1908 3d, 1909-11 ¼d - 3/- set of twelve, 1913-21 ½d - 2/- set of eleven with 4d on orange-buff and 2/- on emerald, 1921 ¼d - 1/- set of eight, 1922-26 ¼d - 3/- set of fourteen (both 2/- watermarks), 1928 ½d - 10/- set of eleven, 1935 Silver Jubilee set of four, 1937 Coronation set of three, 1938-45 KGVI ¼d - 10/- set of fourteen, all fine mint, a good lot. S.G. 59/205s, £2,258. (92). £500-600
1954
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1913-28 Imperforate Proofs comprising 1913-21 4d red on yellow and 1920 5d sage-green plate proofs on gummed watermarked paper, 1913-21 3/- sample proof in carmine on card overprinted "SPECIMEN" type DS2, 1928 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d and 5/- sample proof pairs on card all in blue. (13). Photo on Page 254. £150-200
1955
  1881-1960 Mint and used selection including Specimen stamps, 1889-93 1d pale rosy lake sheet of thirty, War Tax stamps with watermark and overprint varieties, 1900 6d block of six with no watermark on upper central stamp, etc. (100s). £200-250

USA
(Also see lots 276/9, 289, 295/6, 327/8)

1956
  Machine Cancels. c.1882-1920 Covers and cards with flag types (100+), early Leavitt machines, Krags, Colombia, International, Barry, Doremus, Hampden, Time-Cummins, Universal and American machines, some experimental types, also a few pieces and later covers. (650+). £700-1,000

VIRGIN ISLANDS

1957
Click to view full image... 1867-80 Mint and used selection, with some proofs, including 1867-70 1d (187, with several partial or complete sheet reconstructions) and 4d Die Proofs on card in dull mauve, orange or green; 1867 1/- with crimson frames on greyish paper (S.G. 20) used on piece with 1866 1d; 1868 single frame 1/- proof (thinned), mint or unused (13, one with long tailed "S") or used (4, two with "A93" mailboat cancel or "B16" cancel from the Plymouth & Bristol T.P.O); 1878 1d sideways watermark (14) or upright watermark (16); 1879-80 1d (7) and 2½d (4); also various forgeries (140). A few faults though most are fine. (390). Photo on Page 254. £1,000-1,200
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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