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Sale 1049 — The World Traveler Collection

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

Category — Madagascar

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1252
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1252, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1832 Missionary Letter, MADAGASCAR, 1832 Missionary LetterMADAGASCAR, 1832 Missionary Letter. Folded letter with oval "Mauritius Post Office" handstamp and boxed "India Letter/Portsmouth", sent to London, red British receiving backstamp dated Aug. 10, 1832, letter from the missionary notes his yearly £50 salary, Fine

E. 200-300
300
1253
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1253, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1884, 2p Violet  (2; SG 6), MADAGASCAR, 1884, 2p Violet  (2; SG 6)MADAGASCAR, 1884, 2p Violet (2; SG 6). Strip of four which comprises the complete sheet, bright color, three stamps with original gum, some perf separations and small faults which are inevitable with a sheet of these large fragile stamps, complete sheets of any of the Madagascar Consular Mail stamps are rare, catalog values are for four single stamps, SG £1,500

1,560
5,750
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1254
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1254, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1884, 4p Violet, Black Handstamp, "1 oz." Corrected to "4 oz." (4a; SG 8), MADAGASCAR, 1884, 4p Violet, Black Handstamp, "1 oz." Corrected to "4 oz." (4a; SG 8)MADAGASCAR, 1884, 4p Violet, Black Handstamp, "1 oz." Corrected to "4 oz." (4a; SG 8). Manuscript diagonal line cancel, large margins, typical shallow thin, Very Fine appearance, SG £700

725
160
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1255
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1255, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1884, 2sh Violet (8; SG 4), MADAGASCAR, 1884, 2sh Violet (8; SG 4)MADAGASCAR, 1884, 2sh Violet (8; SG 4). Original gum, sharp impression, fresh and Very Fine, SG £800

775
700
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1256
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1256, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 4p Violet, Violet Handstamp (12; SG 8ab), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 4p Violet, Violet Handstamp (12; SG 8ab)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 4p Violet, Violet Handstamp (12; SG 8ab). Unused (no gum), large even margins, Very Fine, a scarce stamp, especially in this sound condition, SG £1,700

1,650
950
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1257, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 6p Violet, Violet Handstamp (13; SG 1a), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 6p Violet, Violet Handstamp (13; SG 1a)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 6p Violet, Violet Handstamp (13; SG 1a). Unused (no gum), light creasing and a small thin, Very Fine appearance, a rare stamp, SG £2,750

2,600
1,100
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1258, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 4p Violet, Black Handstamp (14; SG 12), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 4p Violet, Black Handstamp (14; SG 12)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 4p Violet, Black Handstamp (14; SG 12). Original gum, crisp impression, light crease, Very Fine appearance, SG £1,600

1,850
425
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1259
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1259, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 3p Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. II (19a; SG 30), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 3p Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. II (19a; SG 30)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 3p Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. II (19a; SG 30). Original gum, unusually bright and fresh, light creasing at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, SG £1,300

1,350
375
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1260
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1260, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 6p Rose, Type I, Violet Handstamp (22; SG 32), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 6p Rose, Type I, Violet Handstamp (22; SG 32)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 6p Rose, Type I, Violet Handstamp (22; SG 32). Original gum, strong impression, small corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine for this scarce stamp, SG £1,600

1,550
550
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1261, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 9p Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. I (24; SG 20a), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 9p Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. I (24; SG 20a)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 9p Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. I (24; SG 20a). Original gum, fresh colors, faint creasing and pinpoint thin speck, Very Fine appearance, SG £1,300

1,350
275
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1262
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1262, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 1p Rose, Black Seal Handstamp (26; SG 14), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 1p Rose, Black Seal Handstamp (26; SG 14)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 1p Rose, Black Seal Handstamp (26; SG 14). Cancelled by five bars in violet handstamp, fresh color, small faults and a rounded corner at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine appearance, the five bar cancel is exceptionally rare

E. 200-300
200
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1263, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 8p Rose, Ty. III, Violet Handstamp (40; SG 40), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 8p Rose, Ty. III, Violet Handstamp (40; SG 40)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 8p Rose, Ty. III, Violet Handstamp (40; SG 40). Original gum, especially bright color and detailed impression, two minor toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and attractive, SG £650

1,350
275
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1264, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 8p Rose, Ty. I, Violet Handstamp (40a; SG 26a), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 8p Rose, Ty. I, Violet Handstamp (40a; SG 26a)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 8p Rose, Ty. I, Violet Handstamp (40a; SG 26a). Unused (no gum), bright colors and a sharp impression, miniscule thin speck, still Very Fine, SG £1,600

1,650
850
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1265, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 1sh Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. III (42; SG 45b), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 1sh Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. III (42; SG 45b)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 1sh Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. III (42; SG 45b). Unused (no gum), large margins, just a hint of a small crease at bottom, still a Very Fine example of this scarce stamp, SG £1,600

1,650
550
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1266, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 1sh6p Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. III (43; SG 46b), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 1sh6p Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. III (43; SG 46b)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 1sh6p Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. III (43; SG 46b). Unused (no gum), fresh colors, small thin, Very Fine appearance, SG £1,600

1,550
450
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1267, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 2sh Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. III (44; SG 47b), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 2sh Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. III (44; SG 47b)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 2sh Rose, Violet Handstamp, Ty. III (44; SG 47b). Unused (no gum), large margins, attractive colors, minor thin spots, Very Fine appearance, SG £1,600

1,600
375
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1268, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 3p Rose, Seal Omitted (48b; SG 36a), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 3p Rose, Seal Omitted (48b; SG 36a)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 3p Rose, Seal Omitted (48b; SG 36a). Original gum, irregularly separated at top left, small hinged thins, Fine appearance, a rare variety, SG £6,500

6,250
1,400
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1269, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 9p Rose, Seal Omitted (53a; SG 27a), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 9p Rose, Seal Omitted (53a; SG 27a)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 9p Rose, Seal Omitted (53a; SG 27a). Original gum, large margins, thin spots and small stain at left, otherwise Very Fine, a rare British Consular Mail stamp, SG £7,000

6,750
2,900
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1270
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1270, MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1886, 3p Rose, Red Seal Handstamp (57; SG 24a), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 3p Rose, Red Seal Handstamp (57; SG 24a)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 3p Rose, Red Seal Handstamp (57; SG 24a). Blue crayon cancel (the usual cancellation for these), fresh color, trivial thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF THE RAREST BRITISH CONSULAR MAIL STAMPS THAT ONLY EXISTS IN USED CONDITION.

This stamp is missing from even the most advanced British Commonwealth collections.

SG £16,000.

15,500
9,500
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