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Sale 778 — The Passano Collection of British Commonwealth

Sale Date — Wednesday, 22 May, 1996

Category — British Central Africa thru British Columbia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
584
og
Sale Number 778, Lot Number 584, British Central Africa thru British Columbia1891, £2 Rose Red (15, SG 15), 1891, £2 Rose Red (15, SG 15)1891, £2 Rose Red (15, SG 15). Fresh color, slightly disturbed o.g., h.r., Very Fine, SG £650

800
475
585
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 585, British Central Africa thru British Columbia1891, £5 Yellow Green (16, SG 16), 1891, £5 Yellow Green (16, SG 16)1891, £5 Yellow Green (16, SG 16). Unused (regummed), Fine, with 1984 Holcombe certificate declining opinion on the gum, SG £1,200

1,800
650
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586
og
Sale Number 778, Lot Number 586, British Central Africa thru British Columbia1891, £10 Brown (17, SG 17), 1891, £10 Brown (17, SG 17)1891, £10 Brown (17, SG 17). Lovely shade, o.g., h.r., Fine, with 1996 B.P.A. certificate, SG £2,750

3,000
1,500
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587
og
Sale Number 778, Lot Number 587, British Central Africa thru British Columbia1895, £10 Vermilion & Black (30, SG 30), 1895, £10 Vermilion & Black (30, SG 30)1895, £10 Vermilion & Black (30, SG 30). Disturbed o.g., Very Fine, with 1982 Friedl certificate, SG £3,250

3,250
1,250
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588
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 588, British Central Africa thru British Columbia1895, £25 Blue Green & Black (31, SG 31), 1895, £25 Blue Green & Black (31, SG 31)1895, £25 Blue Green & Black (31, SG 31). Fresh color, disturbed o.g., h.r., Fine and scarce, with 1996 B.P.A. certificate, SG £6,000

6,000
2,500
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589
 
Sale Number 778, Lot Number 589, British Central Africa thru British Columbia1897, £10 Orange & Black (56, SG 52), 1897, £10 Orange & Black (56, SG 52)1897, £10 Orange & Black (56, SG 52). Neat strike of "Zomba B.C.A. Mr 19, 1904" datestamp, light corner crease at B.L. and few lightly toned perf tips, otherwise Fine, SG £1,500

1,250
475
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590
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 590, British Central Africa thru British Columbia1898, 1p Vermilion & Ultramarine, Without Control at Back (58, SG 56a), 1898, 1p Vermilion & Ultramarine, Without Control at Back (58, SG 56a)1898, 1p Vermilion & Ultramarine, Without Control at Back (58, SG 56a). T. margin single, clear to ample margins, without gum as issued, tiny nick mostly in margin at T.R., few light toning spots, otherwise Fine, with 1996 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,300

1,500
850
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591
og
Sale Number 778, Lot Number 591, British Central Africa thru British Columbia1898, 1p Vermilion & Blue (59, SG 57), 1898, 1p Vermilion & Blue (59, SG 57)1898, 1p Vermilion & Blue (59, SG 57). Setting II, control "6/p" in plain relief on reverse, fresh bright color, without gum as issued, fresh and Fine, with 1996 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,500

1,500
1,250
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592
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 592, British Central Africa thru British Columbia1903, £10 Ultramarine & Black (69, SG 67), 1903, £10 Ultramarine & Black (69, SG 67)1903, £10 Ultramarine & Black (69, SG 67). Fresh color, regummed, appears Very Fine, with 1996 B.P.A. certificate, SG £3,500

3,500
1,350
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593
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 593, British Central Africa thru British ColumbiaBRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1860, 2-1/2p Dull Rose (1, SG 1), BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1860, 2-1/2p Dull Rose (1, SG 1)BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1860, 2-1/2p Dull Rose (1, SG 1). Large margins all around, large part o.g., h.r., trivial natural inclusion, Very Fine, with 1969 B.P.A. certificate and 1983 Friedl certificate, SG £2,500

2,250
1,700
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