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Sale 1070 — Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 May, 2014

Category — Jamaica

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2567
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2567, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1890, 2-1/2p on 4p Red Brown, Double Surcharge (27b; SG 30b), JAMAICA, 1890, 2-1/2p on 4p Red Brown, Double Surcharge (27b; SG 30b)JAMAICA, 1890, 2-1/2p on 4p Red Brown, Double Surcharge (27b; SG 30b). Lightly hinged, rich color, small natural gum crease, Very Fine, with clear 1990 B.P.A. certificate, SG £325

350
225
2568
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2568, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1910, 1sh Black on Green, "$" for "S" in Shilling (43 var; SG 54a), JAMAICA, 1910, 1sh Black on Green, "$" for "S" in Shilling (43 var; SG 54a)JAMAICA, 1910, 1sh Black on Green, "$" for "S" in Shilling (43 var; SG 54a). Vertical pair with Current Number 173 in top selvage, bottom stamp the variety, Mint N.H. (hinged in top selvage only), exceedingly fresh, Very Fine and choice, this variety occurs only once in the sheet of 240 (position 2/2) and only 170 sheets were issued, with 1958 B.P.A. certificate, SG value as hinged

£ 950
700
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2569
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2569, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1910, 1sh Black on Green, "$" for "S" in Shilling (43 var; SG 54a), JAMAICA, 1910, 1sh Black on Green, "$" for "S" in Shilling (43 var; SG 54a)JAMAICA, 1910, 1sh Black on Green, "$" for "S" in Shilling (43 var; SG 54a). Vertical pair with Current Number 173 in top selvage, bottom stamp the variety, slight album offset on gum, Very Fine, this variety occurs only once in the sheet of 240 (position 2/2) and only 170 sheets were issued, with clear 1980 R.P.S. certificate, SG value

£ 950
325
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2570
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2570, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1910, 1sh Black on Green, "$" for "S" in Shilling (43 var; SG 54a), JAMAICA, 1910, 1sh Black on Green, "$" for "S" in Shilling (43 var; SG 54a)JAMAICA, 1910, 1sh Black on Green, "$" for "S" in Shilling (43 var; SG 54a). Lightly cancelled, rich shade, Fine, used examples of this variety are far scarcer than unused, SG value

£ 1,200
600
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2571
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2571, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1906, 1sh Brown, "$" for "S" in Shilling (53 var; SG 53b), JAMAICA, 1906, 1sh Brown, "$" for "S" in Shilling (53 var; SG 53b)JAMAICA, 1906, 1sh Brown, "$" for "S" in Shilling (53 var; SG 53b). Top left Current Number 173 block of four, the bottom right stamp is the variety, Mint N.H. (hinged in selvage), rich color, Very Fine, a striking block, this variety occurs only once in a sheet of 240 (position 2/2) and only 164 sheets were issued, with 2012 Brandon certificate, SG value as a hinged single

£ 1,300
1,400
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2572
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2572, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1936 First North America Flight of the "Hindenburg" (Sieger 409), JAMAICA, 1936 First North America Flight of the "Hindenburg" (Sieger 409)JAMAICA, 1936 First North America Flight of the "Hindenburg" (Sieger 409). Four flown covers, each franked with a different group of stamps to make up the 2sh2p rate, all with May 2, 1936 Kingston handstamp cancels, violet United States flight cachet, backstamped with Frankfurt Zeppelin machine cancel, sent to England, Scotland or Austria, one cover is legal size and has slight toning, otherwise Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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2573
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2573, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1916, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, "S" of "Stamp" Omitted (MR6b; SG 72b), JAMAICA, 1916, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, "S" of "Stamp" Omitted (MR6b; SG 72b)JAMAICA, 1916, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, "S" of "Stamp" Omitted (MR6b; SG 72b). Block of four, top right stamp the error (position 6/12 on the sheet), h.r.'s, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce error, SG £850

725
550
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2574
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2574, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1916, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR6d; SG 72aa), JAMAICA, 1916, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR6d; SG 72aa)JAMAICA, 1916, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR6d; SG 72aa). Bright fresh colors, Fine, ex World Traveler, with 1960 B.P.A. certificate, SG £325

350
225
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2575
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2575, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1917, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, Vertical Overprint (MR9b; SG 75d), JAMAICA, 1917, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, Vertical Overprint (MR9b; SG 75d)JAMAICA, 1917, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, Vertical Overprint (MR9b; SG 75d). Selvage at top, split overprint as always, minor h.r., well-centered, Very Fine, a scarce and striking variety, SG £400

425
250
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2576
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2576, JamaicaJAMAICA, 1917, 3p Violet on Yellow, "WAR/STAMP." Overprint Omitted in Pair with Normal (MR9 var; SG 75da), JAMAICA, 1917, 3p Violet on Yellow, "WAR/STAMP." Overprint Omitted in Pair with Normal (MR9 var; SG 75da)JAMAICA, 1917, 3p Violet on Yellow, "WAR/STAMP." Overprint Omitted in Pair with Normal (MR9 var; SG 75da). Horizontal pair with selvage at right, the left stamp with overprint sideways reading up and the right stamp with overprint omitted, Mint N.H., bright color

VERY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED ERROR AND ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING OF THE "WAR STAMP" OVERPRINT ERRORS.

Ex Mahfood and Cook. With 1990 B.P.A. and 2011 Sismondo certificates. SG value as hinged

£ 3,750
2,600
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