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Sale 1049 — The World Traveler Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 26-27 June, 2013

Category — British East Africa

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1046
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1046, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1893, 2c Black on Bright Yellow, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (17e; SG 7cc), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1893, 2c Black on Bright Yellow, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (17e; SG 7cc)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1893, 2c Black on Bright Yellow, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (17e; SG 7cc). Portion of Mombasa cancel, strong colors, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate, SG £450

550
250
1047
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1047, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 4-1/2p Brown Violet, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (20c; SG 11ac), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 4-1/2p Brown Violet, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (20c; SG 11ac)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 4-1/2p Brown Violet, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (20c; SG 11ac). Tied on piece by well-struck Mombasa cancel, Very Fine, a scarce error, with 1997 P.F. certificate, SG £950

1,200
750
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1048
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1048, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 4-1/2p Brown Violet, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (20d; SG 11ad), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 4-1/2p Brown Violet, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (20d; SG 11ad)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 4-1/2p Brown Violet, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (20d; SG 11ad). Light Mombasa circular datestamps, well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate, SG £500

600
350
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1049
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1049, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, -1/2a on 2a Vermilion, "A.D." (31; SG 20), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, -1/2a on 2a Vermilion, "A.D." (31; SG 20)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, -1/2a on 2a Vermilion, "A.D." (31; SG 20). Light Mombasa circular datestamp, brilliantly rich color, Very Fine, a most elusive stamp, with 2007 B.P.A. certificate, SG £950

1,000
800
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1050
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1050, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 1a on 4a Yellow Brown, "A.B." (32; SG 21), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 1a on 4a Yellow Brown, "A.B." (32; SG 21)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 1a on 4a Yellow Brown, "A.B." (32; SG 21). Mombasa circular datestamp, rich color, Fine, a rare provisional, with 1990 Diena certificate, SG £2,250

2,300
1,400
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1051
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1051, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, -1/2a on 2a Vermilion Manuscript Surcharge, "A.D." (33B; SG 22), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, -1/2a on 2a Vermilion Manuscript Surcharge, "A.D." (33B; SG 22)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, -1/2a on 2a Vermilion Manuscript Surcharge, "A.D." (33B; SG 22). Showing a portion of the papermaker's watermark, Mombasa circular datestamp and blue crayon cancels, well-centered, bright color

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL THE MOMBASA PROVISIONALS. ONLY A SMALL NUMBER ARE KNOWN, ALL IN USED CONDITION.

With 1994 B.P.A. certificate. SG £3,250

3,000
5,750
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1052
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1052, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, -1/2a on 3a Black on Red, Manuscript Surcharge, "T.E.R.C." (34; SG 31), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, -1/2a on 3a Black on Red, Manuscript Surcharge, "T.E.R.C." (34; SG 31)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, -1/2a on 3a Black on Red, Manuscript Surcharge, "T.E.R.C." (34; SG 31). Unused (no gum), deep colors, Fine, with 1994 B.P.A. certificate, SG £425

700
160
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1053
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1053, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 1a on 4a Yellow Brown, Manuscript Surcharge, "A.B." (35; SG 26), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 1a on 4a Yellow Brown, Manuscript Surcharge, "A.B." (35; SG 26)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 1a on 4a Yellow Brown, Manuscript Surcharge, "A.B." (35; SG 26). Showing a portion of the papermaker's watermark, sheet margin at top, Mombasa circular datestamp, Fine, also of special significance is that it is believed the manuscript surcharge itself was also done by Archibald Brown ("A.B."), as an accompanying note by one of the B.P.A. experts explains, with 2007 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,700

1,800
1,900
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1054
og
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1054, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 1r Carmine & Rose, Double Overprint, One Sideways (67a; SG 60d), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 1r Carmine & Rose, Double Overprint, One Sideways (67a; SG 60d)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 1r Carmine & Rose, Double Overprint, One Sideways (67a; SG 60d). The sideways overprint lighter than the normal as always, lightly hinged, deep colors, Very Fine, with 1994 B.P.A. certificate, SG £425

525
190
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