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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 — British East Africa

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3129
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3129, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 4-1/2a Brown Violet, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (20c; SG 11ac), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 4-1/2a Brown Violet, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (20c; SG 11ac)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1891, 4-1/2a Brown Violet, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (20c; SG 11ac). Slightly toned original gum, h.r., excellent centering, Very Fine appearance, rare with only one sheet comprising of 30 pairs known, many of which were used, ex Shivani and Vestey, with 2007 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,500

2,100
1,000
3130
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3130, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, -1/2a on 3a Black on Red, Mombasa Provisional, "T.E.R.C." Initial (34; SG 31), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, -1/2a on 3a Black on Red, Mombasa Provisional, "T.E.R.C." Initial (34; SG 31)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, -1/2a on 3a Black on Red, Mombasa Provisional, "T.E.R.C." Initial (34; SG 31). Original gum, deep colors, Fine, SG £600

700
350
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3131
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3131, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 5a Black on Blue, Double Overprint (45a; SG 40a), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 5a Black on Blue, Double Overprint (45a; SG 40a)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 5a Black on Blue, Double Overprint (45a; SG 40a). Large part original gum, strong double overprint, trivial short perf at top (not mentioned on certificate), Fine, a rare error, ex Vestey, with 2004 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,100

1,100
400
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3132
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3132, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 3r Gray Violet, Double Overprint (50a; SG 45a), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 3r Gray Violet, Double Overprint (50a; SG 45a)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 3r Gray Violet, Double Overprint (50a; SG 45a). Original gum, outstanding centering, rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, a handsome example of this challenging stamp, ex Frazer and Vestey, with 1972 R.P.S. certificate, SG £1,200

1,200
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3133
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3133, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 4r Ultramarine, Double Overprint (51a; SG 46a), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 4r Ultramarine, Double Overprint (51a; SG 46a)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 4r Ultramarine, Double Overprint (51a; SG 46a). Unused (no gum), natural s.e. from bottom right corner of sheet, wide margins, fresh color and strong doubling, Fine, ex Vestey, with 2013 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,100

1,000
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3134
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3134, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, -1/2a Green, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (54b; SG 49b), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, -1/2a Green, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (54b; SG 49b)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, -1/2a Green, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (54b; SG 49b). Horizontal pair with normal, original gum, lightly hinged, right stamp the error from position R. 10/12, strong color and impression, Very Fine, ex Vestey, SG £600

450
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3135
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3135, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 1a6p Bister Brown, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (56a; SG 51a), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 1a6p Bister Brown, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (56a; SG 51a)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 1a6p Bister Brown, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (56a; SG 51a). Horizontal pair with normal, original gum, lightly hinged, right stamp the error from position R. 10/12, rich color, Very Fine, ex Vestey, SG £700

550
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3136
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3136, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 2a Ultramarine, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (57b; SG 52b), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 2a Ultramarine, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (57b; SG 52b)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 2a Ultramarine, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (57b; SG 52b). Horizontal pair with normal, original gum, lightly hinged, right stamp the error from position R. 10/12, Fine, ex Vestey, with 2006 B.P.A. certificate, SG £600

475
325
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3137
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3137, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 2a6p Green, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (58b; SG 53e), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 2a6p Green, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (58b; SG 53e)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 2a6p Green, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (58b; SG 53e). Horizontal pair with normal, original gum, lightly hinged, right stamp the error from position R. 10/12, error with light gum bends, Fine, ex Vestey, SG £800

600
275
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3138
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3138, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 2a6p Green, "Afr1ca" for "Africa" Overprint (58c; SG 53f), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 2a6p Green, "Afr1ca" for "Africa" Overprint (58c; SG 53f)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 2a6p Green, "Afr1ca" for "Africa" Overprint (58c; SG 53f). Horizontal pair with normal, original gum, lightly hinged, left stamp the error from position R. 1/11, Very Fine, ex Vestey, SG £1,000

725
475
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3139
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3139, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 3a Orange, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (62a; SG 54a), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 3a Orange, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (62a; SG 54a)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 3a Orange, "Br1tish" for "British" Overprint (62a; SG 54a). Horizontal pair with normal, original gum, lightly hinged, right stamp the error from position R. 10/12, strong color, Very Fine, ex Vestey, SG £800

600
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3140
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3140, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 12a Violet on Red, "Afr1ca" for "Africa" Overprint (65b; SG 58b), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 12a Violet on Red, "Afr1ca" for "Africa" Overprint (65b; SG 58b)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 12a Violet on Red, "Afr1ca" for "Africa" Overprint (65b; SG 58b). Original gum, lightly hinged, position R. 1/11, deep rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, ex Vestey, with 2013 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,300

950
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3141
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3141, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 1r Gray (66; SG 59), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 1r Gray (66; SG 59)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 1r Gray (66; SG 59). Horizontal strip of three, original gum, middle stamp h.r., others lightly hinged, couple minute tone spots on reverse and right stamp with light crease, Very Fine appearance, this is the largest recorded multiple, ex Minns and Vestey, catalogued as singles, SG £300

345
275
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3142
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3142, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 6a Bister, Double Overprint, One Albino (71 var; SG 56d), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 6a Bister, Double Overprint, One Albino (71 var; SG 56d)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1895, 6a Bister, Double Overprint, One Albino (71 var; SG 56d). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and Very Fine, ex Vestey, SG value

£ 600
375
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3143
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3143, British East AfricaBRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1898, 1r-50r Large Victoria Definitives, "Specimen" Overprint (102S-109S; SG 92s-99xs), BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1898, 1r-50r Large Victoria Definitives, "Specimen" Overprint (102S-109S; SG 92s-99xs)BRITISH EAST AFRICA, 1898, 1r-50r Large Victoria Definitives, "Specimen" Overprint (102S-109S; SG 92s-99xs). Original gum, h.r., 50r with reversed watermark, bright colors, 2r slightly oxidized, Very Fine, ex Vestey, SG £905

735
550
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