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Sale 1049 — The World Traveler Collection

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

Category — Tobago thru Tonga

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1556
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1556, Tobago thru TongaTOBAGO, 1879, 5sh Slate (5; SG 5), TOBAGO, 1879, 5sh Slate (5; SG 5)TOBAGO, 1879, 5sh Slate (5; SG 5). Original gum, lightly hinged, unusually fresh, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate, SG £775

800
500
1557
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1557, Tobago thru TongaTOBAGO, 1886, -1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, Double Surcharge (25d; SG 26b), TOBAGO, 1886, -1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, Double Surcharge (25d; SG 26b)TOBAGO, 1886, -1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, Double Surcharge (25d; SG 26b). Two strong surcharge impressions, rich color, Fine, a rare error, ex Prappas, with 1984 B.P.A. certificate, SG £2,500

2,500
1,100
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1558
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1558, Tobago thru TongaTOBAGO, 1886, 2-1/2p on 4p Gray, Double Surcharge (30a; SG 31b), TOBAGO, 1886, 2-1/2p on 4p Gray, Double Surcharge (30a; SG 31b)TOBAGO, 1886, 2-1/2p on 4p Gray, Double Surcharge (30a; SG 31b). Vertical pair, top stamp with two strong surcharge impressions, while the bottom stamp has no surcharge, original gum, well-centered

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE TOBAGO 1886-1892 SURCHARGE ERRORS.

With 1994 Brandon certificate. SG £3,500

3,500
2,800
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1559
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1559, Tobago thru TongaTOGO, 1914, 1p on 5pf Green, Thin "y" (34a; SG H12a), TOGO, 1914, 1p on 5pf Green, Thin "y" (34a; SG H12a)TOGO, 1914, 1p on 5pf Green, Thin "y" (34a; SG H12a). Tied on piece by full "Lome 27.11.14" circular datestamp, well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate, SG £350

500
180
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1560
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1560, Tobago thru TongaTOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine (44; SG H10), TOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine (44; SG H10)TOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine (44; SG H10). Centrally struck Lome circular datestamp, well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, only about 100 of this stamp was produced, signed Hoffmann-Giesecke and with 2009 J.F. Brun certificate, SG £2,750

2,800
2,300
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1561
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1561, Tobago thru TongaTOGO, 1914, 2m Blue (45; SG H11), TOGO, 1914, 2m Blue (45; SG H11)TOGO, 1914, 2m Blue (45; SG H11). Position 9, with selvage at left that has been rejoined with a hinge, fresh color

VERY FINE. GIBBS NOTES ONLY ABOUT 40 EXAMPLES WERE PRINTED IN THIS SETTING.

Signed A. Brun and with 1994 P.F. certificate. SG £10,000

9,500
5,250
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1562
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1562, Tobago thru TongaTOGO, 1914, 3pf Brown, Second Setting (48; SG H14), TOGO, 1914, 3pf Brown, Second Setting (48; SG H14)TOGO, 1914, 3pf Brown, Second Setting (48; SG H14). Well struck Lome 19.2.15 circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, Gibbs estimates only about 25 were printed, signed A. Brun and with 2003 Gibbs certificate, SG £1,000

1,000
750
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1563
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1563, Tobago thru TongaTOGO, 1914, 5pf Green, Second Setting (49; SG H15), TOGO, 1914, 5pf Green, Second Setting (49; SG H15)TOGO, 1914, 5pf Green, Second Setting (49; SG H15). Lightly hinged, well-centered, rich color, slightly short perf at top, Very Fine, Gibbs estimates only 40 were printed and the majority of those were used, with photocopy of 1965 B.P.A. certificate when it was in a pair, and a Holcombe certificate, SG £1,400

1,400
550
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1564
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1564, Tobago thru TongaTOGO, 1915, 20pf Ultramarine, Third Setting (64; SG H32), TOGO, 1915, 20pf Ultramarine, Third Setting (64; SG H32)TOGO, 1915, 20pf Ultramarine, Third Setting (64; SG H32). Mint N.H., rich color, Fine, only 200 were printed, with most of those used, signed Holcombe and with his 1995 certificate, the catalog values are for hinged, SG £1,400

1,600
1,000
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1565
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1565, Tobago thru TongaTONGA, 1891, 1p Carmine Rose, Type I, Three Stars, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (8a var; SG 7da), TONGA, 1891, 1p Carmine Rose, Type I, Three Stars, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (8a var; SG 7da)TONGA, 1891, 1p Carmine Rose, Type I, Three Stars, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (8a var; SG 7da). Original gum, h.r., bright color, Fine, a scarce stamp, with 1999 P.F. certificate, SG value

£ 550
500
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1566
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1566, Tobago thru TongaTONGA, 1891, 2p Violet, Type I, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (9b; SG 8a), TONGA, 1891, 2p Violet, Type I, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (9b; SG 8a)TONGA, 1891, 2p Violet, Type I, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (9b; SG 8a). Original gum, h.r., Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate, SG £400

425
350
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1567
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1567, Tobago thru TongaTONGA, 1894, -1/2p on 1sh Brown, Double Surcharge (22a; SG 22c), TONGA, 1894, -1/2p on 1sh Brown, Double Surcharge (22a; SG 22c)TONGA, 1894, -1/2p on 1sh Brown, Double Surcharge (22a; SG 22c). Two clear surcharges, original gum, h.r., Fine, with 1990 Holcombe certificate, SG £275

310
200
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1568
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1568, Tobago thru TongaTONGA, 1896, -1/2p on 1-1/2p on 2p Ultramarine, Perf 12, Tongan Surcharge Reading Up (36c; SG 36Ba), TONGA, 1896, -1/2p on 1-1/2p on 2p Ultramarine, Perf 12, Tongan Surcharge Reading Up (36c; SG 36Ba)TONGA, 1896, -1/2p on 1-1/2p on 2p Ultramarine, Perf 12, Tongan Surcharge Reading Up (36c; SG 36Ba). Original gum, Fine, a scarce variety, with 1981 B.P.A. certificate, SG £475

500
140
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