Sale 1098 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 19-20 May, 2015

Category — Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and Later

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
420
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 420, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908 Postmistress Manuscript Provisionals, Gwendolyn Parsons (SG MP1), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908 Postmistress Manuscript Provisionals, Gwendolyn Parsons (SG MP1)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908 Postmistress Manuscript Provisionals, Gwendolyn Parsons (SG MP1). Manuscript "(Postage Paid, G.A.P.)" in red at top right, "George Town, Grand Cayman MY 18 08" circular datestamp beside, on cover to Kingston, Jamaica, Kingston arrival backstamp, cover with minor stains and scuffs mostly away from manuscript marking and datestamp

FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE AND EARLY USE OF THE POSTMISTRESS MANUSCRIPT PROVISIONAL. BELIEVED TO BE ONE OF ONLY SIX OR SO KNOWN TO EXIST.

During May and June of 1908, supplies of the -1/2p and 1p stamps were exhausted. Payment of postage was indicated by the postmaster signing these covers from May 12 to June 1.

With 2001 A.P.S. certificate.

£ 6,000
2,100
421
c
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 421, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908 Postmaster Manuscript Provisionals, William Graham McCausland (SG MP2), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908 Postmaster Manuscript Provisionals, William Graham McCausland (SG MP2)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908 Postmaster Manuscript Provisionals, William Graham McCausland (SG MP2). Manuscript "Pd -1/4d W.G. McC" in red at top right, overstruck by "Georgetown, Grand Cayman OC 18 08" circular datestamp and addressed locally, light arrival backstamp, Very Fine, from October 4-27, 1908 an additional shortage prompted the new postmaster to indicate postage paid using his signature

£ 250
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422
c
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 422, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908 Postmaster Manuscript Provisionals, William Graham McCausland (SG MP2), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908 Postmaster Manuscript Provisionals, William Graham McCausland (SG MP2)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908 Postmaster Manuscript Provisionals, William Graham McCausland (SG MP2). Manuscript "Pd -1/4d W.G. McC" in red at top right, partially overstruck by "Georgetown, Grand Cayman OC 16 08" circular datestamp and addressed to Cayman Brac, an unsealed cover, Nov. 3 arrival backstamp, Very Fine, from October 4-27, 1908 an additional shortage prompted the new postmaster to indicate postage paid using his signature

£ 250
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423
S
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 423, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1935-36, -1/4p-10sh King George V, Perforated Specimen (85S-96S; SG 96s-107s), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1935-36, -1/4p-10sh King George V, Perforated Specimen (85S-96S; SG 96s-107s)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1935-36, -1/4p-10sh King George V, Perforated Specimen (85S-96S; SG 96s-107s). Complete set of twelve, original gum, h.r., fresh and Very Fine, 10sh with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, SG £350

300
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424
nhbl
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 424, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1917, 1-1/2p on 2-1/2p War Tax (MR2, MR2a, MR2 var; SG 54, 54a, 54b), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1917, 1-1/2p on 2-1/2p War Tax (MR2, MR2a, MR2 var; SG 54, 54a, 54b)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1917, 1-1/2p on 2-1/2p War Tax (MR2, MR2a, MR2 var; SG 54, 54a, 54b). Complete left pane of 60 incl. plate no. "5" at top and bottom with full selvage all around, Mint N.H., incl. the two SG listed varieties of no fraction bar (position L9/5) and "1" with straight serif (position L4/3), couple small separations and crease at bottom left both of which are in the selvage, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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425
og
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 425, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN 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). Original gum, lightly hinged, attractive color, Fine, signed Bloch and with 1987 P.F. certificate, SG £750

850
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426
P
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 426, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, -1/4p Postal Card, Die Proof, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, -1/4p Postal Card, Die ProofCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, -1/4p Postal Card, Die Proof. Glazed card of indicia impression affixed to thick card measuring 89 x 114mm, manuscript "Approved 12.4.08" with initials at bottom and neatly written "April 14th. 08." at top right, couple trivial tone spots on larger card of no importance, Very Fine, incredibly rare and attractive, ex Cooley and Maisel

E. 500-750
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427
P
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 427, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1909, 1p Postal Card and Envelope, Die Proof, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1909, 1p Postal Card and Envelope, Die ProofCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1909, 1p Postal Card and Envelope, Die Proof. Indicia in black and on glazed paper measuring 37 x 63mm, light hinge thins at top and bottom well-away from design and mostly outside die area, Very Fine and rare, this was the actual design used for the 1p postal card and envelope, ex Cooley and Maisel

E. 500-750
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428
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 428, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1965, £2-£50 Queen Elizabeth II Revenues (Barefoot 6, 8-9), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1965, £2-£50 Queen Elizabeth II Revenues (Barefoot 6, 8-9)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1965, £2-£50 Queen Elizabeth II Revenues (Barefoot 6, 8-9). Each with selvage at top or bottom, Mint N.H., Very Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
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429
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 429, Cayman Islands from Dr. Gary Stone Collection, 1908 Manuscript Prov. and LaterCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1971, $4.00-$100.00 Queen Elizabeth II Revenues (Barefoot 14-17), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1971, $4.00-$100.00 Queen Elizabeth II Revenues (Barefoot 14-17)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1971, $4.00-$100.00 Queen Elizabeth II Revenues (Barefoot 14-17). Blocks of four, $4.00-$20.00 with selvage incl. $10.00 with part inscription, Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
425
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