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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 — Cayman Islands thru Ceylon

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3295
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3295, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1900, -1/2p Pale Green and 1p Carmine Rose (1-2; SG 1a, 2), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1900, -1/2p Pale Green and 1p Carmine Rose (1-2; SG 1a, 2)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1900, -1/2p Pale Green and 1p Carmine Rose (1-2; SG 1a, 2). Blocks of four and singles of each denomination cancelled by "Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 7 JY 01" circular datestamps on registered cover to London, Jamaica transit and London arrival backstamps, opened at top and bottom, Very Fine and scarce, this is the earliest recorded registered cover from the Cayman Islands using Cayman Island stamps

E. 300-400
700
3296
nh
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3296, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907 5sh Vermilion & Green (16; SG 16), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907 5sh Vermilion & Green (16; SG 16)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907 5sh Vermilion & Green (16; SG 16). Mint N.H. (hinged in top selvage only), wonderfully bright and fresh, Very Fine, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £200

225
110
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3297
nh
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3297, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1935-36, King George V Pictorials (85-96; SG 96-107), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1935-36, King George V Pictorials (85-96; SG 96-107)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1935-36, King George V Pictorials (85-96; SG 96-107). Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Very Fine set, SG £200 as hinged

525
160
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3298
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3298, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCEYLON, 1857, 1p Blue, 6p Plum, 2p Deep Green (1, 2, 4; SG 2, 3, 6), CEYLON, 1857, 1p Blue, 6p Plum, 2p Deep Green (1, 2, 4; SG 2, 3, 6)CEYLON, 1857, 1p Blue, 6p Plum, 2p Deep Green (1, 2, 4; SG 2, 3, 6). Large margins to just in, slightly overlapping and tied by grid cancels on cover to Highholm, Scotland, back of cover with "Pusilawe Post Oct. 8, 1858" circular datestamp with date in manuscript, also "Port Glasgow NO. 8, 1858" transit, cover with some wear and tear also affecting stamps, still Very Fine, colorful and scarce use

E. 500-750
550
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3299
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3299, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCEYLON, 1857, 5p Orange Brown (6; SG 5), CEYLON, 1857, 5p Orange Brown (6; SG 5)CEYLON, 1857, 5p Orange Brown (6; SG 5). Original gum, h.r., large balanced margins not often associated with this first issue, vivid color and intense impression, minute thin speck (not mentioned on certificate), otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,600

1,750
650
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3300
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3300, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCEYLON, 1859, 1sh9p Green (12; SG 11), CEYLON, 1859, 1sh9p Green (12; SG 11)CEYLON, 1859, 1sh9p Green (12; SG 11). Large part original gum, h.r., large margins to clear at bottom, crisp impression, Fine, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, SG £800

950
400
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3301
ogbl
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3301, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCEYLON, 1869, 6p Brown (53f; SG 67), CEYLON, 1869, 6p Brown (53f; SG 67)CEYLON, 1869, 6p Brown (53f; SG 67). Block of four, dried original gum, deep intense color, Fine and scarce block, catalogue values are as singles, SG £560

600
190
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3302
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3302, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCEYLON, 1884, 4c Rose, Specimen Overprint (89S; SG 149s), CEYLON, 1884, 4c Rose, Specimen Overprint (89S; SG 149s)CEYLON, 1884, 4c Rose, Specimen Overprint (89S; SG 149s). Original gum, h.r., bright color, Fine, only 100 prepared for U.P.U. distribution, SG £450

450
275
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3303°
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3303, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCEYLON, 1912, 500r Gray Green (217; SG 322), CEYLON, 1912, 500r Gray Green (217; SG 322)CEYLON, 1912, 500r Gray Green (217; SG 322). Lightly hinged, wonderfully fresh color, faint trace of rubbing at top mentioned for accuracy

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THIS HIGH DENOMINATION RARITY.

Signed Bloch. SG £8,000

8,000
7,500
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