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Sale 1143 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, Featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 November, 2016

Category — Bahamas

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3096
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3096, BahamasBAHAMAS, 1862, 4p Dull Rose, Compound Perf 11-1/2 to 12 x 11 (6a; SG 14), BAHAMAS, 1862, 4p Dull Rose, Compound Perf 11-1/2 to 12 x 11 (6a; SG 14)BAHAMAS, 1862, 4p Dull Rose, Compound Perf 11-1/2 to 12 x 11 (6a; SG 14). Horizontal pair, clearly struck with barred "A05" cancels, left stamp with slightly rounded corner (not mentioned on certificate), strong color, Fine, this is the only recorded multiple of this value and undervalued in Scott, ex Charlton Henry and Ludington, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as singles, SG £4,000

2,800
700
3097
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3097, BahamasBAHAMAS, 1862, 1p Carmine Lake, Perf 13 (8a; SG 16), BAHAMAS, 1862, 1p Carmine Lake, Perf 13 (8a; SG 16)BAHAMAS, 1862, 1p Carmine Lake, Perf 13 (8a; SG 16). Traces of original gum, deep rich color on fresh paper, Fine, ex "Staircase", with 1999 B.P.A. certificate, SG £900

1,150
425
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3098
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3098, BahamasBAHAMAS, 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). Original gum, lightly hinged, double row of perforations at bottom, couple pulled perfs at left (not mentioned on certificate), otherwise Fine and interesting perf variety on this scarce unused stamp, ex Ludington, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, SG £2,750

3,500
750
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3099
P
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3099, BahamasBAHAMAS, 1863-65, 6p Violet, Imperforate Plate Proof (14P; SG 32P), BAHAMAS, 1863-65, 6p Violet, Imperforate Plate Proof (14P; SG 32P)BAHAMAS, 1863-65, 6p Violet, Imperforate Plate Proof (14P; SG 32P). Original gum, large to ample margins all around, deep rich color and sharp impression, Very Fine

E. 300-400
300
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3100°
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3100, BahamasBAHAMAS, 1883, 4p on 6p Violet, Inverted Surcharge (26a; SG 45a), BAHAMAS, 1883, 4p on 6p Violet, Inverted Surcharge (26a; SG 45a)BAHAMAS, 1883, 4p on 6p Violet, Inverted Surcharge (26a; SG 45a). Small part original gum, rich color

FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE VERY RARE 1883 4-PENCE ON 6-PENCE WITH INVERTED SURCHARGE.

Only a tiny number exist. This stamp is notably absent from even some of the most important collections of British Commonwealth. This is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records.

Ex Charlton Henry, Ludington and Gilbert. With 2000 B.P.A. certificate. SG £18,000

25,000
8,000
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3101
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3101, BahamasBAHAMAS, 1919, 1p Red & Black, War Charity, Double Overprint (B2a; SG 101a), BAHAMAS, 1919, 1p Red & Black, War Charity, Double Overprint (B2a; SG 101a)BAHAMAS, 1919, 1p Red & Black, War Charity, Double Overprint (B2a; SG 101a). H.r., deep rich colors, clear doubling of overprint, slightly short perf at right (not mentioned on certificates), otherwise Fine and scarce, with 1959 and 1998 B.P.A. certificates, SG £2,000

2,750
650
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3102
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3102, BahamasBAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine Rose, War Tax, Double Overprint (MR2a; SG 93b), BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine Rose, War Tax, Double Overprint (MR2a; SG 93b)BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine Rose, War Tax, Double Overprint (MR2a; SG 93b). H.r., perfect centering for this tightly spaced stamp with perfs clear of design on all sides, bright color and clear doubling of overprint, Extremely Fine, a rarely offered error, with 1988 B.P.A. certificate (as former SG 102a), listed but unpriced in Scott, SG value

£ 1,700
850
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