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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 Honduras thru Cameroun

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3161°
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3161, British Honduras thru CamerounBRITISH HONDURAS, 1888, 2c on 50c on 1sh Gray, "TWO" Surcharge in Both Red and Black (26b; SG 35c), BRITISH HONDURAS, 1888, 2c on 50c on 1sh Gray, "TWO" Surcharge in Both Red and Black (26b; SG 35c)BRITISH HONDURAS, 1888, 2c on 50c on 1sh Gray, "TWO" Surcharge in Both Red and Black (26b; SG 35c). Original gum, attractive color, characteristic endorsement on the reverse by postmaster W.G. Aikman ("No. 1 W.G.A. 6/11/88")

VERY FINE. AN IMPORTANT RARITY OF BRITISH HONDURAS AND OF THE ENTIRE BRITISH EMPIRE. NO MORE THAN EIGHT CAN EXIST IN PRIVATE HANDS.

One block of ten stamps was printed with both the red and black surcharge. The Post Office retained one, which was subsequently destroyed by fire. Another resides in the Royal Collection. That leaves no more than eight possible examples for collectors.

Ex Ferrary, Melat and "Sovereign". Signed Bloch. With 1985 Holcombe and 2008 B.P.A. certificates. SG £16,000

18,750
14,000
3162
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3162, British Honduras thru CamerounBRUNEI, 1942, 8c Gray, Japanese Occupation Overprint. (N9; SG J9), BRUNEI, 1942, 8c Gray, Japanese Occupation Overprint. (N9; SG J9)BRUNEI, 1942, 8c Gray, Japanese Occupation Overprint. (N9; SG J9). Neat violet Brunei Central Post Office datestamp, well-centered, Very Fine, a rare stamp to find postally used, with 2016 B.P.A. certificate, SG £900

1,050
400
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3163
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3163, British Honduras thru CamerounBURMA, Japanese Occupation, 1942, 2a Carmine, Ty. 5 Overprint (SG J35a), BURMA, Japanese Occupation, 1942, 2a Carmine, Ty. 5 Overprint (SG J35a)BURMA, Japanese Occupation, 1942, 2a Carmine, Ty. 5 Overprint (SG J35a). Lightly hinged, bright color, Very Fine and scarce, with 1995 R.P.S. certificate, SG value

£ 375
150
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3164
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3164, British Honduras thru CamerounCAMEROUN, 1915, 1p on 10pf Carmine, Double Surcharge, One Albino (SG B3ba), CAMEROUN, 1915, 1p on 10pf Carmine, Double Surcharge, One Albino (SG B3ba)CAMEROUN, 1915, 1p on 10pf Carmine, Double Surcharge, One Albino (SG B3ba). Bottom left corner selvage block of four, second (albino) surcharge clear to the bottom right of the normal surcharge, exceptionally well-centered, fresh, Very Fine, SG value as hinged singles

£ 640
225
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