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Sale 828 — Foreign Stamps and Covers, featuring The Hall Collection

Sale Date — Friday, 15 September, 2000

Category — Cape of Good Hope

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2232
 
1853, 1p Brick Red, Deeply Blued Paper (1a; SG 1). Large margins, rich color on nicely blued paper, neat grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £275

275
85
2233
 
1853, 1p Brick Red, Deeply Blued Paper (1a; SG 1). Large margins, unobtrusive cancel, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, SG £275

275
170
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2234
bl
1853, 1p Brick Red, Deeply Blued Paper (1a; SG 1). Block of four, ample to large margins, two neat strikes of "CGH" in triangular grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine, SG £1,100

1,100
800
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2235
bl
1853, 1p Brick Red (1; SG 3). Block of four, large margins to just in, two neat strikes of "CGH" in triangular grid cancel, rich color, horizontal crease, left pair vertical crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, SG £800

800
55
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2236
 
1853, 1p Brick Red (1, 1a; SG 1, 3). Seven used stamps, incl. four on deeply blued paper, most have three ample margins, few small faults, most appear fresh and Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,700

1,700
190
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2237
 
1853, 4p Blue, Deeply Blued Paper (2a; SG 2). Pair, ample to large margins, neat triangular grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine, SG £320

350
180
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2238
bl
1853, 4p Blue (2; SG 4). Block of four, large margins to just in on one stamp, light vertical crease between pairs, small scissors-cut in margin at left, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, SG £440

440
160
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2239
 
1853, 4p Blue (2; SG 2). Nine, varying degrees of blued paper, all have ample to large margins, few with o.g., few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
300
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2240
 
1853, 4p Blue (2, 2a; SG 2, 4). Four used singles of the deeply blued and three singles, pair and strip of three of the bluish paper, all have three ample to large margins, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,520

1,580
270
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2241
c
1853, 4p Blue (2; SG 4). Five covers, four bear three-margin singles, last bears a pair, the best of the lot is a single tied by perfect strike of triangular grid on folded cover to Natal with red "Too-Late" hs, few file folds away from stamp, few small faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 300-400
625
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2242
ogbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2242, Cape of Good Hope1857, 1p Rose (3; SG 5a), 1857, 1p Rose (3; SG 5a)1857, 1p Rose (3; SG 5a). Block of four, original gum, pale shade, large and even margins all around, Very Fine and choice, SG £1,800

1,800
1,050
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2243
ng
1857, 1p Rose (3; SG 5a). Twelve singles and a pair, few o.g., all have clear to large margins, few faults, all appear Fine, SG £6,300

6,300
850
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2244
 
1855-57, 1p Rose, Dull Red (3, 3a; SG 5a, 5b). Two of each, all have ample to large margins,one of latter with red triangular grid cancel, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £900

850
280
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2245
og
1857, 1p Dull Red (3a; SG 5b). Large part o.g., large margins all around fresh color, Very Fine and choice, SG £650

600
220
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2246
 
1855, 1p Dull Red (3a; SG 5b). Pair, full to large margins, light cancel, rich color, Very Fine pair, SG £500

450
220
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2247
 
1855, 1p Brick Red (5b; SG 5). Full to large margins, rich color, light cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £900

875
0
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2248
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2248, Cape of Good Hope1858, 6p Pale Lilac (5; SG 7), 1858, 6p Pale Lilac (5; SG 7)1858, 6p Pale Lilac (5; SG 7). Original gum, full to large margins, rich color, Very Fine and choice, ex Col. Green, SG £750

700
850
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2249
 
1855, 6p Grayish Lilac on Bluish (5b; SG 7c). Huge margins all around, deep rich color on nicely blued paper, light grid cancel, faint diagonal crease at left, otherwise Extremely Fine, SG £450

450
160
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2250
 
1855, 6p Grayish Lilac on Bluish (5b; SG 7c). Ample to large margins, rich color on slightly blued paper, neat cancel, Very Fine, SG £450

450
100
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2251
 
1855, 6p Grayish Lilac on Bluish (5b; SG 7c). Full even margins, nicely blued paper, unobtrusive cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £450

450
85
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2252
 
1855-58, 6p Pale Lilac, Shades (5, 5a, 5b; SG 7, 7b, 7c). Five used stamps, incl. three No. 5, all have ample to large margins, few different cancels incl. No. 5b with red, one No. 5 with unusual cancel, few small faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,550

1,550
290
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2253
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2253, Cape of Good Hope1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b), 1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b)1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b). Pair, original gum, h.r., large margins, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, SG £450

450
225
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2254
ogbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2254, Cape of Good Hope1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b), 1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b)1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b). Block of four, huge margins incl. full corner sheet margin, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Extremely Fine and choice block, purchased from Stanley Gibbons in 1924, SG £900

900
675
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2255
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2255, Cape of Good Hope1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b), 1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b)1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b). Huge well-balanced margins, rich color, bold oval grid cancel leaves vignette completely visible, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, SG £500

500
375
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2256
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2256, Cape of Good Hope1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b), 1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b)1855, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b). Large margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, deep rich color, light cancel, trivial corner crease at right, otherwise Very Fine, SG £500

500
160
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2257
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2257, Cape of Good Hope1855-58, 1sh Yellow Green Dark Green (6, 6a; SG 8, 8b), 1855-58, 1sh Yellow Green Dark Green (6, 6a; SG 8, 8b)1855-58, 1sh Yellow Green Dark Green (6, 6a; SG 8, 8b). Five used stamps, incl. three Yellow Green, all but one has ample to large margins, few different cancels, few small faults, otherwise appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,540

1,525
190
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2258
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2258, Cape of Good Hope1859, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b), 1859, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b)1859, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8b). Eight, most are o.g. or large part o.g., all have clear to large margins incl. one with large sheet margin, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, also incl. two unused No. 15 in similar condition, SG £2,500

2,500
375
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2259
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2259, Cape of Good Hope1861, 1p Vermilion, Wood Block (7; SG 13), 1861, 1p Vermilion, Wood Block (7; SG 13)1861, 1p Vermilion, Wood Block (7; SG 13). Large to enormous margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, rich color, neat triangular grid cancel, small nick entirely in margin at right (easily trimmed), tiny crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, rare, ex Pack, SG £2,250

2,000
1,250
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2260
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2260, Cape of Good Hope1861, 1p Vermilion, Wood Block (7; SG 13), 1861, 1p Vermilion, Wood Block (7; SG 13)1861, 1p Vermilion, Wood Block (7; SG 13). Ample margins, bright color, neat triangular grid cancel, small corner crease at left, otherwise Fine, SG £2,250

2,000
325
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2261
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2261, Cape of Good Hope1861, 4p Milky Blue, Wood Block (9; SG 14), 1861, 4p Milky Blue, Wood Block (9; SG 14)1861, 4p Milky Blue, Wood Block (9; SG 14). Large to huge margins all around, neat vignette-free strike of cancel at bottom, tiny corner crease at right, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Pack

1,750
1,300
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2262
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2262, Cape of Good Hope1861, 4p Milky Blue, Wood Block (9; SG 14), 1861, 4p Milky Blue, Wood Block (9; SG 14)1861, 4p Milky Blue, Wood Block (9; SG 14). Large margins all around, fresh color, neat cancel, tiny tear in margin at bottom right, otherwise Extremely Fine, SG £1,600

1,750
950
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2263
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2263, Cape of Good Hope1861, 4p Deep Bright Blue, Wood Block (9b; SG 14c), 1861, 4p Deep Bright Blue, Wood Block (9b; SG 14c)1861, 4p Deep Bright Blue, Wood Block (9b; SG 14c). Large even margins all around, deep rich color on fresh paper, light cancel, clear laid lines, tiny thin spot at right, otherwise Extremely Fine and choice, rare shade, ex Dale-Lichtenstein, SG £4,500

3,000
650
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2264
 
1863, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18). Unused triangular-shaped block of four, used pair and two used singles, all have ample to large margins, deep rich color, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,340

1,340
500
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2265
ogbl
1863, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18). Corner margin block of eight, large margins all around incl. full sheet margins at both sides, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, some toning in selvage, horizontal crease affects bottom stamps, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG £880

880
525
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2266
 
1863, 1p Brown Red (12a; SG 18c). Large margins, deep rich color, neat numeral in grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, SG £225

225
250
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2267
 
1863, 1p Dark Carmine, Brown Red (12, 12a; SG 18, 18c). Nine total, unused incl. two pairs and single of No. 12, used single of No. 12a and three used of No. 12, all have ample to large margins, few different cancels incl. one red, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,450

1,450
230
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2268
ogbl
1863, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19). Block of eight, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, SG £880

880
700
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2269
 
1863, 4p Dark Blue, Shades (13; SG 19). Large accumulation of unused and used stamps, unused incl. three pairs and four singles, used incl. 31 stamps with pair, strip of three and block of four, most have ample to large margins, few faults to be expected, most are Fine-Very Fine, also incl. some proofs of 6p and 1sh values and some obvious reference copies

E. 750-1,000
2,000
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2270
 
1863, 4p Dark Blue, Shades (13, 13a; SG 19, 19b). Thirteen mostly unused stamps, range of shades, all have ample to large margins, few with o.g., few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 300-400
450
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2271
 
1863, 6p Purple (14; SG 20). Five unused and two used, unused incl. one pair, all have ample to large margins, one used with circular datestamp, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £2,150

2,145
550
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2272
og
1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21). Pair, large margins all around incl. full sheet margin at one side, original gum, bright shade, fresh and Very Fine, SG £700

700
850
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2273
 
1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21). Four: two unused and two used, all have ample to large margins, the used stamps with unobtrusive cancels, unused both have o.g., few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,600

1,600
260
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2274
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2274, Cape of Good HopeVRYBURG, 1899, -1/2p to 2-1/2p Boer Occupation (N1-N4; SG 1-4), VRYBURG, 1899, -1/2p to 2-1/2p Boer Occupation (N1-N4; SG 1-4)VRYBURG, 1899, -1/2p to 2-1/2p Boer Occupation (N1-N4; SG 1-4). All have rich color, each tied by "Vryburg 25 NO 99" circular datestamp on small piece, back of piece is signed "I the undersigned certify these stamps genuine" and dated the same day as the postmarks and signed by the acting Postmaster, fresh and Very Fine, with 1988 R.P.S. certificate, SG £1,105 as four used stamps, Scott Retail as four used stamps

1,160
600
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2274A°
c
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2274A, Cape of Good HopeTRANSVAAL, 1883, 1p Black, 6p Blue, -1/2p on 1sh Green, 2p on 3p Violet (119, 130, 136, 142), TRANSVAAL, 1883, 1p Black, 6p Blue, -1/2p on 1sh Green, 2p on 3p Violet (119, 130, 136, 142)TRANSVAAL, 1883, 1p Black, 6p Blue, -1/2p on 1sh Green, 2p on 3p Violet (119, 130, 136, 142). Pair and single of 1p. two singles of 2p on 3p, cancelled or tied by violet oval "Vryheid 18 Aug. 87" handstamps on registered cover to Bortdeaux, France, also bearing New Republic 2p on Granite Paper (20), similarly tied, Londona nd French transits, six backstamps all from 1888, piece out of back, few faults incl. piece out of corner of one stamp, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, a scarce and fascinating usage, described in an article in Stamp Collector Weekly

E. 4,000-5,000
3,000
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