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FILTER: Area=International (non-U.S.), Sub Area=British Commonwealth, General=British Africa, Issue/Country=Gambia, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 2, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
Foreign (non-U.S.)
British Commonwealth
British Africa
Gambia
2009-06-13
2009 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 973, Lot Number 323, The Jonathan Rose Collection of First Issues of the World (Argentina thru G.B.)GAMBIA, 1869, 6p Blue (2; SG 3a), GAMBIA, 1869, 6p Blue (2; SG 3a)GAMBIA, 1869, 6p Blue (2; SG 3a). Large margins all around, deep shade on bright paper, tied by red "PD" in circle, red "A Gambia Au 18 69" circular datestamp on small cover to Mangiet, France, blue "Victor Barrere, Bathurst, Riviere Gambie, Cote Occidentale D'Afrique" oval handstamp, red London Paid circular datestamp and matching "PD" in circle tying stamp, red "8" crayon, Calais transit circular datestamp and French receiving backstamps

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USAGE OF THE FIRST ISSUE OF GAMBIA. A MARVELOUS SHOWPIECE.

With 1958 P.F. and 1997 R.P.S. certificates. Last offered over ten years ago in our 1997 Rarities sale, where it realized $26,000 hammer.

E. 15,000-20,000
25,000
Foreign (non-U.S.)
British Commonwealth
British Africa
Gambia
1997-05-06
1997 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 788, Lot Number 345, General ForeignGAMBIA, 1869, 6p Blue (2; SG 3a), GAMBIA, 1869, 6p Blue (2; SG 3a)GAMBIA, 1869, 6p Blue (2; SG 3a). Large margins all around, deep shade on bright paper, tied by red "PD" in circle, red "A Gambia Au 18 69" cds on small cover to Mangiet, France, blue "Victor Barrere, Bathurst, Riviere Gambie, Cote Occidentale D'Afrique" oval hs, red London Paid cds and matching "PD" in circle tying stamp, red "8" crayon, Calais transit cds and French receiving backstamps, Very Fine, choice and extremely rare use of Gambia first issue, with 1958 P.F. certificate

E. 5,000-7,500
26,000
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Foreign (non-U.S.)
British Commonwealth
British Africa
Gambia
1966-02-24
1966 Rarities of the Word
c
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 206, General Foreign, GAMBIA, 1869, 6p Blue (2) Huge Margins, Lovely Color, tied by clear Red PD in Circle, Red "Gambia Au 18 '69" pmk., Red & Black London & Calais Transits, Clear Blue Oval Bathurst, Gambia Merchants Cachet, on small cover "pr 'Lagos' ", to France, A Very Rare & Pretty Little Cover, with P.F. Certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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