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Sale 1086 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 18-19 November, 2014

Category — Bahamas thru Bushire

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2085
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2085, Bahamas thru BushireBAHAMAS, 1861, 6p Gray Lilac, Rough Perf 14 to 16 (4; SG 6), BAHAMAS, 1861, 6p Gray Lilac, Rough Perf 14 to 16 (4; SG 6)BAHAMAS, 1861, 6p Gray Lilac, Rough Perf 14 to 16 (4; SG 6). Unused, traces of original gum, well-centered for this, Very Fine, an exceedingly rare stamp in this sound unused condition, ex Prappas, Gibralter, Gross and Rinkoff, signed Bloch, SG £4,250

5,500
1,000
2086
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2086, Bahamas thru BushireBAHAMAS, 1862, 4p Rose, Perf 13 (9; SG 18), BAHAMAS, 1862, 4p Rose, Perf 13 (9; SG 18)BAHAMAS, 1862, 4p Rose, Perf 13 (9; SG 18). Small part disturbed original gum, unusually fresh color, Fine, a scarce unused stamp, ex Gross and Rinkoff, with 1999 B.P.A. certificate, SG £2,750

3,500
900
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2087
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2087, Bahamas thru BushireBAHAMAS, 1862, 6p Dull Violet, Perf 13 (10a; SG 19a), BAHAMAS, 1862, 6p Dull Violet, Perf 13 (10a; SG 19a)BAHAMAS, 1862, 6p Dull Violet, Perf 13 (10a; SG 19a). Unused (no gum), uncommonly rich color and a sharp impression, Fine, rarely offered unused, ex Rinkoff, with 2003 B.P.A. certificate, SG £2,750

3,500
800
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2088
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2088, Bahamas thru BushireBAHAMAS, 1863, 4p Rose (13; SG 26), BAHAMAS, 1863, 4p Rose (13; SG 26)BAHAMAS, 1863, 4p Rose (13; SG 26). Two covers, first being a vertical pair tied by "A05" barred oval on cover to Geneva, NY, "Steamship 10" circular handstamp, Bahamas Apr. 9, 1864 despatch on reverse, slightly reduced at left, second cover being a single tied by both "A05" barred oval and "5 N. York Br. Pkt" circular handstamp on cover to Albany, NY, "Nassau, New Providence FE 13, 1864" despatch backstamp, missing backflap and small tear, each cover from the same correspondence, Fine

E. 300-400
400
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2089
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2089, Bahamas thru BushireBAHAMAS, 1863, 1p Carmine Lake (Aniline), Crown CC Wmk., Perf 14 (17, SG 34), BAHAMAS, 1863, 1p Carmine Lake (Aniline), Crown CC Wmk., Perf 14 (17, SG 34)BAHAMAS, 1863, 1p Carmine Lake (Aniline), Crown CC Wmk., Perf 14 (17, SG 34). Gorgeous deep rich color, unused (no gum), Very Fine and choice, ex Schneider, with 1980 P.F. certificate, SG £1,000

1,500
475
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2090
S
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2090, Bahamas thru BushireBAHAMAS, 1902, 1p-£1 King Edward VII, with Specimen Overprint (37S-43S; SG 62s-70s), BAHAMAS, 1902, 1p-£1 King Edward VII, with Specimen Overprint (37S-43S; SG 62s-70s)BAHAMAS, 1902, 1p-£1 King Edward VII, with Specimen Overprint (37S-43S; SG 62s-70s). Lightly hinged, uncommonly fresh, Fine-Very Fine, SG £300

350
225
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2091
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2091, Bahamas thru BushireBAHAMAS, 1943, £1 Blue Green & Black (113; SG 157a), BAHAMAS, 1943, £1 Blue Green & Black (113; SG 157a)BAHAMAS, 1943, £1 Blue Green & Black (113; SG 157a). Mint N.H. block of four with corner selvage and "182" handstamp, hinged in the top margin only, exceptionally fresh, Very Fine, SG £240

300
375
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2092
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2092, Bahamas thru BushireBECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1888, 10sh Green (58; SG 50), BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1888, 10sh Green (58; SG 50)BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1888, 10sh Green (58; SG 50). Original gum, h.r.'s, attractive color, a couple minor horizontal bends, otherwise Fine, a rare stamp, Stanley Gibbons handstamp on reverse, SG £4,750

5,250
1,200
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2093
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2093, Bahamas thru BushireBECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1932, -1/2p-10sh King George V (105-116; SG 99-110), BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1932, -1/2p-10sh King George V (105-116; SG 99-110)BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1932, -1/2p-10sh King George V (105-116; SG 99-110). Neatly cancelled, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, SG £550

531
275
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2094
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2094, Bahamas thru BushireBERMUDA, 1930, 2sh6p Pale Orange Vermilion & Black on Grayish Blue (95a; SG 89k), BERMUDA, 1930, 2sh6p Pale Orange Vermilion & Black on Grayish Blue (95a; SG 89k)BERMUDA, 1930, 2sh6p Pale Orange Vermilion & Black on Grayish Blue (95a; SG 89k). Lightly hinged, deep colors, well-centered, small perf faults at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, with 2014 B.P.A. certificate, SG £3,250

3,500
1,100
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2095
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2095, Bahamas thru BushireBERMUDA, 1938-51, 2sh-£1 King George VI Group (123/128), BERMUDA, 1938-51, 2sh-£1 King George VI Group (123/128)BERMUDA, 1938-51, 2sh-£1 King George VI Group (123/128). Three 2sh, two 2sh6p, one 5sh, two 10sh, two 12sh6p and four £1, range of shades, a few Mint N.H., some with small h.r., one 12sh6p regummed, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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2096
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2096, Bahamas thru BushireBRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 6p Black on Magenta (6; SG 9), BRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 6p Black on Magenta (6; SG 9)BRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 6p Black on Magenta (6; SG 9). Neat cancel, full margins all around, a couple small skillful repairs and a thin spot, Very Fine appearance, despite the repairs, this is in much better quality than usually found, as it has full margins and the surface has no cracking and virtually no rubbing, with 1971 P.F. certificate, SG £4,250

6,750
1,100
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2097
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2097, Bahamas thru BushireBUSHIRE, 1915, 2c, 3c, 5c, 6c, 9c, 12c and 1k Overprints (N2/9; SG 2/10), BUSHIRE, 1915, 2c, 3c, 5c, 6c, 9c, 12c and 1k Overprints (N2/9; SG 2/10)BUSHIRE, 1915, 2c, 3c, 5c, 6c, 9c, 12c and 1k Overprints (N2/9; SG 2/10). Two 1k values, used, 12c tied on piece, some others with part of the original envelope still adhering on back, 6c with a couple thins, Fine to mostly Very Fine, each with a 1979 B.P.A. certificate, SG £960

1,315
700
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