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Sale 1086 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman Islands

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2132
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2132, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish (1; SG 3), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish (1; SG 3)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish (1; SG 3). Block of four, huge margins to just in at top and left, tied by clear strikes of triangular grid cancels on folded letter to George, datelined in "Mosselbay" and "Aliwal, AP 4, 1855" oval backstamp, Very Fine, a scarce and attractive usage

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
2133
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2133, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 4p Blue (2; SG 4), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 4p Blue (2; SG 4)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 4p Blue (2; SG 4). Pair, large margins to clear, tied by triangular grids on 1855 cover to Grahams Town, neat "Port Beaufort AU 17, 1855" oval backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, ex Dale-Lichtenstein, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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2134
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2134, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863-64, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863-64, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863-64, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19). Block of eight, original gum, h.r., large margins all around, rich color, some pencil notations on reverse, Very Fine, an attractive and scarce multiple, SG as singles £2,000, Scott Retail as two blocks of four

2,300
2,000
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2135
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2135, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863-64, 6p Purple (14; SG 20), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863-64, 6p Purple (14; SG 20)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863-64, 6p Purple (14; SG 20). Square pair, original gum, lightly hinged, large even margins, Extremely Fine, signed Thier and A. Diena, SG £750 as singles, Scott Retail as singles

650
550
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2136
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2136, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 1p Blue on Bluish (178; SG 18), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 1p Blue on Bluish (178; SG 18)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 1p Blue on Bluish (178; SG 18). Tied on small piece by Mafeking Apr 28, 1900 circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, SG £325

425
275
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2137
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2137, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 19), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 19)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 19). Neat Mafeking circular datestamp, fresh color, Very Fine, SG £475

400
300
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2138
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2138, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (180; SG 21), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (180; SG 21)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (180; SG 21). Light circular datestamp, well-centered and fresh, part of the original envelope still adhering on back, Very Fine, SG £1,200

1,500
850
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2139
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2139, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, Jamaica, 1889, 1p Lilac & Red Violet (A2; SG Z2), CAYMAN ISLANDS, Jamaica, 1889, 1p Lilac & Red Violet (A2; SG Z2)CAYMAN ISLANDS, Jamaica, 1889, 1p Lilac & Red Violet (A2; SG Z2). Clear Grand Cayman oval postmark in violet, Fine, SG £600

625
250
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2140
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2140, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, Jamaica, 1889, 2p Green (A4; SG Z3), CAYMAN ISLANDS, Jamaica, 1889, 2p Green (A4; SG Z3)CAYMAN ISLANDS, Jamaica, 1889, 2p Green (A4; SG Z3). Neat strike of Cayman Type I oval handstamp, clearly showing 1889 year date, fresh and Very Fine, one of only two 2p stamps used in 1889, ex Meredith and Watkin, SG £950

1,100
400
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2141
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2141, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, Jamaica, 1898, -1/2p Green (A17a; SG Z10a), CAYMAN ISLANDS, Jamaica, 1898, -1/2p Green (A17a; SG Z10a)CAYMAN ISLANDS, Jamaica, 1898, -1/2p Green (A17a; SG Z10a). Horizontal strip of four bearing two strikes of Cayman Type III cancel dated 25 Dec. 1899 (Christmas Day), Fine and rare, believed to be the largest known multiple of the -1/2p with the Type III cancel, ex Meredith, SG £2,400

2,300
1,800
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2142
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2142, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1900, -1/2p Pale Green and 1p Carmine Rose (1-2; SG 1a, 2), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1900, -1/2p Pale Green and 1p Carmine Rose (1-2; SG 1a, 2)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1900, -1/2p Pale Green and 1p Carmine Rose (1-2; SG 1a, 2). Blocks of four and singles of each denomination cancelled by "Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 7 JY 01" circular datestamp on registered cover to London, Jamaica transit and London arrival backstamps, Very Fine and scarce, this is the earliest recorded registered cover from the Cayman Islands using Cayman Island stamps

E. 400-500
375
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2143
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2143, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, -1/2p and 1p Handstamped Surcharges on 5s Vermilion & Green (18-19; SG 18-19), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, -1/2p and 1p Handstamped Surcharges on 5s Vermilion & Green (18-19; SG 18-19)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, -1/2p and 1p Handstamped Surcharges on 5s Vermilion & Green (18-19; SG 18-19). -1/2p h.r., 1p lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine, ex Clifford Cole, SG £575

675
225
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2144
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2144, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35). Mint N.H., intensely rich colors, uncommonly well-centered

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE VERY FEW MINT-NEVER HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 1908 TWO AND HALF PENNY SURCHARGE IN EXISTENCE.

With 1984 Friedl certificate. Catalogue values are as hinged. SG £1,800

2,000
2,600
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2145
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2145, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35). Fresh colors, faint gum bends, a Very Fine example of the key stamp of the colony, with 2014 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,800

2,000
1,300
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2146
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2146, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35). Mild h.r., well-centered, light horizontal bend, otherwise Very Fine, signed several times and with clear 1983 Friedl certificate, SG £1,800

2,000
1,000
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2147
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2147, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35). Neat George Town circular datestamp, deep rich colors

VERY FINE. APPROXIMATELY 20 USED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN RECORDED.

With 1983 Friedl certificate. SG £3,500

3,750
3,500
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2148
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2148, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 10sh Green & Red on Green (30; SG 34), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 10sh Green & Red on Green (30; SG 34)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 10sh Green & Red on Green (30; SG 34). Tied by Georgetown July 16, 1910 circular datestamp on registered cover to Berlin, Jamaica registry oval pmk. of July 23 also ties the stamp, London registered backstamp and Berlin receiver, Very Fine, a scarce use of the 10sh stamp

E. 300-400
225
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2149
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2149, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1922, 6p Claret (58; SG 77), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1922, 6p Claret (58; SG 77)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1922, 6p Claret (58; SG 77). Tied by neat "Little Cayman/Cayman Islands/OC 1 1934" circular datestamp on cover addressed to South Town on Little Cayman, backstamped Georgetown on October 6th, Extremely Fine and choice cover that is the earliest documented cover from Little Cayman Island, which opened a post office on October 1, 1934 with a population of 70, ex Maisel

E. 300-400
160
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2150
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2150, Cape of Good Hope thru Cayman IslandsCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1917, 1-1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, War Tax (MR4; SG 55), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1917, 1-1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, War Tax (MR4; SG 55)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1917, 1-1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, War Tax (MR4; SG 55). Attractive color, Fine, SG £750

850
350
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