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

Sale Date — Friday, 15 September, 2000

Category — Ceylon to Gibraltar

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2275
 
1857-59, 1p-1sh Victoria (1/11; SG 2/10). Large holding of unused and used singles, pairs and strips on album pages, many better incl. unused Nos. 3, 4 (pair), used Nos. 1 (pair and a single), 2 (5), 6 (6), 6A (6), 8 (cleaned and repaired), 9, 10, 11 (2), mixed condition as often found in old-time holdings of this difficult country, some appear Fine, Scott Retail approx.

12,000
3,000
2276
 
1857-59, 1p-2sh Victoria (3-4, 6-7, 9-13; SG 2/12). All have ample margins to just in, each with grid cancel, fresh colors, some faults incl. 2sh thinned, all appear Fine

3,757
625
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2277
 
1857-59, 1p-1sh9p Victoria (3-4, 6-7, 9-12; SG 2/11). all have ample margins to just in, each with neat grid cancel, fresh colors, few faults incl. 1sh9p margins added, all appear Fine

2,557
450
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2278
 
1859, 4p Dull Rose (5; SG 4). Ample to clear margins, bold grid cancel, rich color, some very faint soiling, otherwise Very Fine, with 2000 R.P.S. certificate, SG £4,500

4,500
950
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2279
ng
1859, 6p Plum (6A; SG 6). Unused (no gum), full margins to in at bottom, deep rich color, small thin spot, otherwise Fine, rare, SG £1,800

2,000
300
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2280
 
1857-58, -1/2p Lilac (14, 15; SG 16, 17). One used single on bluish, four unused and used pair and single on white paper, all have ample to large margins except pair and a single just in on one side, several shades, few faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,1,570

1,675
200
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2281
 
1861, 1p-2sh Victoria, Clean-Cut Perf 14 to 15-1/2 (17/24; SG 19/27). Nineteen mostly used stamps, incl. Nos. 19, 22 (2), 24 (2, one with margins added), few faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine

2,225
500
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2282
 
1861-63, 1p-2sh Victoria, Rough Perf 14 to 15-1/2 (25/37; SG 28/37). 29 unused and used stamps, incl. unused Nos. 25b, 27, 34, used No. 30 (2), 36 (2), some faults, some appear Fine

2,455
525
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2283
 
1863-64, -1/2p to 1sh Victoria, Perf 13 (38/44; SG 18, 39/44). Nineteen unused and used stamps, incl. unused Nos. 38 (3), 41 (2), used Nos. 38 (pair and a single), 40, 43 (2), 44 strip of three, some faults, some appear Fine

2,054
400
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2284
 
1863-67, -1/2p to 2sh Victoria, Perf 12-1/2 (45/58b; SG 45/59). Collection of 103 unused and used stamps neatly arranged on album pages, much duplication except for range of shades, few different cancels, some better incl. unused Nos. 47 (pair), 48, 50, 50b block of four, 51 block of four, 52, 55b, 58a, 58b, used incl. No. 48, some faults, some appear Fine, an interesting collection, Scott Retail approx.

5,284
2,100
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2285
c
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2285, Ceylon to GibraltarCUBA, 1864, 1r Black on Salmon (20), CUBA, 1864, 1r Black on Salmon (20)CUBA, 1864, 1r Black on Salmon (20). Large margins, tied by handstamp on folded letter to Puerto Rico, Barbados 1865 cds at top and missing stamp at top right, octagonal "S. Thomas" handstamp struck in black, cover split along folds, still an exceedingly scarce usage, perhaps two or three covers are known with this marking struck in black

E. 500-750
300
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2286
og
FIJI, 1871, 1p Black, Pink Laid Batonne Paper (6, SG5). Pos. 17, original gum, h.r., large even margins, tiny thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Lagerloef, SG £900

950
100
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2287
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2287, Ceylon to GibraltarFIJI, 1871, 1p Black, Pink Laid Batonne Paper (6; SG 5), FIJI, 1871, 1p Black, Pink Laid Batonne Paper (6; SG 5)FIJI, 1871, 1p Black, Pink Laid Batonne Paper (6; SG 5). Original gum, clear to large margins, showing clear laid lines, fresh and Very Fine, with 1976 R.P.S. certificate, SG £900

950
550
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2288
og
FIJI, 1871, 6p Black, Pink Laid Batonne Paper (8, SG 7). Original gum, lightly hinged, ample to large margins, inclusion at top, otherwise Very Fine, signed, SG £1,100

1,300
500
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2289
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2289, Ceylon to GibraltarGIBRALTAR, 1925, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108), GIBRALTAR, 1925, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108)GIBRALTAR, 1925, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108). Original gum, rich colors on bright paper, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, SG £1,400

1,750
625
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