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Sale 949 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Friday, 14 December, 2007

Category — Cape of Good Hope

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1075
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1075, Cape of Good Hope1853, 1p Brick Red, Deeply Blued Paper (1a; SG 1), 1853, 1p Brick Red, Deeply Blued Paper (1a; SG 1)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 £1,200

1,400
750
1076
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1076, Cape of Good Hope1853, 1p Brown Red (1f; SG 3a), 1853, 1p Brown Red (1f; SG 3a)1853, 1p Brown Red (1f; SG 3a). Rectangular block of six, clear to large margins all around except just in on one side of one stamp, triangular cancels, light creases, Fine-Very Fine appearance, SG £1,350 as singles

2,175
550
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1077
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1077, Cape of Good Hope1853, 1p Red Brown on Blue Paper, 4p Deep Blue on Deeply Blued Paper (1, 2a; SG 2-3), 1853, 1p Red Brown on Blue Paper, 4p Deep Blue on Deeply Blued Paper (1, 2a; SG 2-3)1853, 1p Red Brown on Blue Paper, 4p Deep Blue on Deeply Blued Paper (1, 2a; SG 2-3). Triangular and rectangular blocks of four respectively, margins to slightly in, triangular cancels, 1p light crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, 1p ex Sir Henry Tucker, SG £1,540 as singles

2,450
425
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1078
 
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1078, Cape of Good Hope1853, 4p Blue, Deeply Blued Paper (2a; SG 2), 1853, 4p Blue, Deeply Blued Paper (2a; SG 2)1853, 4p Blue, Deeply Blued Paper (2a; SG 2). Pair, ample to large margins, neat triangular grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine, SG £320

360
225
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1079
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1079, 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

2,060
750
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1080
 
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1080, Cape of Good Hope1855-58, 4p Blue (4; SG 6a), 1855-58, 4p Blue (4; SG 6a)1855-58, 4p Blue (4; SG 6a). Used square pair, massive margins, triangular "CGH" grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, strikingly beautiful, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, SG £100

115
200
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1081
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1081, Cape of Good Hope1855-58, 4p Blue (4; SG 6a), 1855-58, 4p Blue (4; SG 6a)1855-58, 4p Blue (4; SG 6a). Rectangular block of ten, margins nearly all around, mostly large to huge, triangular cancels, almost Fine-Extremely Fine, right block of four exceptional, impressive used multiple, SG £500 as singles

1,060
400
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1082
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1082, Cape of Good Hope1855-58, 1sh Yellow Green (6; SG 8), 1855-58, 1sh Yellow Green (6; SG 8)1855-58, 1sh Yellow Green (6; SG 8). Rectangular block of eight, margins all around, mostly large to huge, trifle heavy triangular cancels, couple fairly minor creases, otherwise Very Fine, scarce multiple, SG £1,440 as singles

3,200
950
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1083
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1083, Cape of Good Hope1855-58, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8a), 1855-58, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8a)1855-58, 1sh Dark Green (6a; SG 8a). Original gum square pair, large to huge margins incl. sheet margin on one side, intense color and attractive impression, Extremely Fine, SG £550

630
600
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1084
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1084, Cape of Good Hope1855-58, 1sh Dark Green (6a; 8b), 1855-58, 1sh Dark Green (6a; 8b)1855-58, 1sh Dark Green (6a; 8b). Rectangular block of four, original gum, large to huge margins virtually all around, wonderful color, Very Fine, SG £1,100 as singles

1,800
0
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1085
 
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1085, 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

575
375
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1086
 
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1086, Cape of Good Hope1861, 4p Milky Blue, "Woodblock" (9; SG 14), 1861, 4p Milky Blue, "Woodblock" (9; SG 14)1861, 4p Milky Blue, "Woodblock" (9; SG 14). Pair, huge margins to slightly in, triangular cancels, color affected and faint crease, otherwise nearly Fine, scarce and affordable multiple of this great rarity, SG £3,400 as singles

10,000
1,400
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1087
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1087, Cape of Good Hope1863-64, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18), 1863-64, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18)1863-64, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18). Original gum triangular shaped block of four with huge sheet margin one side, margins ample other sides, wonderful deep rich color, Very Fine, with 1978 B.P.A. certificate, S.C.S.A. certificate, SG £640

700
0
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1088
ogbl
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1088, Cape of Good Hope1863-64, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18), 1863-64, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18)1863-64, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18). Square block of eight, original gum, ample to large margins, one block light creases and lightly creased between blocks, otherwise Very Fine, SG £1,280 as singles

2,200
1,100
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1089
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1089, Cape of Good Hope1863, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19), 1863, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19)1863, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19). Block of eight, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins, rich color, fresh and Extremely Fine, SG £1,280

1,520
3,750
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1090
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1090, Cape of Good Hope1863-64, 6p Purple (14; SG20), 1863-64, 6p Purple (14; SG20)1863-64, 6p Purple (14; SG20). Original gum square pair, large to huge margins, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 1977 B.P.A. certificate, SG £400

450
550
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1091
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1091, Cape of Good Hope1863-64, 6p Purple (14; SG 20), 1863-64, 6p Purple (14; SG 20)1863-64, 6p Purple (14; SG 20). Square block of eight with sheet margin, original gum, large to huge margins, trivial toning speck between two stamps, otherwise Extremely Fine, lovely multiple, SG £1,600 as singles

2,700
2,500
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1092
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1092, Cape of Good Hope1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21), 1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21)1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21). Pair, original gum, large to huge margins incl. sheet margin, vivid color, Extremely Fine, SG £800 as singles

1,100
950
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1093
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1093, Cape of Good Hope1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21), 1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21)1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21). Rectangular block of four, original gum, large to huge margins, choice color, fresh and Extremely Fine, SG £1,600 as singles

2,750
1,500
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1094
 
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1094, Cape of Good HopeMAFEKING, 1900, 1p, 3p Blue on Blue (178-179; SG Mafeking 17, 20), MAFEKING, 1900, 1p, 3p Blue on Blue (178-179; SG Mafeking 17, 20)MAFEKING, 1900, 1p, 3p Blue on Blue (178-179; SG Mafeking 17, 20). 3p 18-1/2mm wide, each tied on separate small piece, Fine lot, SG £625

775
375
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