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Sale 1130 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 June, 2016

Category — Ceylon thru Fiji

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1390
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1390, Ceylon thru FijiCEYLON, 1859, 8p Brown (8; SG 7), CEYLON, 1859, 8p Brown (8; SG 7)CEYLON, 1859, 8p Brown (8; SG 7). Large to full margins, deep rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine, a handsome example of this scarce stamp, with 1965 A. Diena certificate, SG £1,500

1,750
500
1391
og
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1391, Ceylon thru FijiCEYLON, 1924, 100r Brownish Gray, Break in Lines Below Left Scroll (SG 359e; Scott 246 var), CEYLON, 1924, 100r Brownish Gray, Break in Lines Below Left Scroll (SG 359e; Scott 246 var)CEYLON, 1924, 100r Brownish Gray, Break in Lines Below Left Scroll (SG 359e; Scott 246 var). Very lightly hinged, rich color, the plate variety shows particularly well

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1924 100-RUPEE BROWNISH GRAY WITH BREAK IN LINES BELOW LEFT SCROLL.

With 1981 Diena certificate not noting the variety. SG value

£ 4,750
3,500
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1392
nh
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1392, Ceylon thru FijiCOOK ISLANDS, 1943-50, 2sh6p-£5 Arms, Inverted Watermark (124A-126C; SG 131w-136w), COOK ISLANDS, 1943-50, 2sh6p-£5 Arms, Inverted Watermark (124A-126C; SG 131w-136w)COOK ISLANDS, 1943-50, 2sh6p-£5 Arms, Inverted Watermark (124A-126C; SG 131w-136w). Mint N.H., 5sh with rightside-up watermark, excellent centering, Very Fine, SG £513

550
170
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1393
nh
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1393, Ceylon thru FijiCOOK ISLANDS, 1943-50, 2sh6p-£5 Arms, Inverted Watermark (124A-126C; SG 131w-136w), COOK ISLANDS, 1943-50, 2sh6p-£5 Arms, Inverted Watermark (124A-126C; SG 131w-136w)COOK ISLANDS, 1943-50, 2sh6p-£5 Arms, Inverted Watermark (124A-126C; SG 131w-136w). Mint N.H. horizontal pairs, £1 with selvage at bottom, £5 with selvage at right, excellent centering, couple values with slight pencil indicating watermark orientation, Very Fine and choice, SG £1,100

1,100
400
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1394
nh
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1394, Ceylon thru FijiCOOK ISLANDS, 1950, £5 Dark Blue Arms, Inverted and Rightside-Up Watermark (SG 136, 136w), COOK ISLANDS, 1950, £5 Dark Blue Arms, Inverted and Rightside-Up Watermark (SG 136, 136w)COOK ISLANDS, 1950, £5 Dark Blue Arms, Inverted and Rightside-Up Watermark (SG 136, 136w). Mint N.H., well-centered, one with small pencil mark on reverse, Very Fine and choice, SG value

£ 700
225
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1395
og
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1395, Ceylon thru FijiDOMINICA, 1879 4p Blue, Malformed "CE" in "PENCE" (7 var; SG 7a), DOMINICA, 1879 4p Blue, Malformed "CE" in "PENCE" (7 var; SG 7a)DOMINICA, 1879 4p Blue, Malformed "CE" in "PENCE" (7 var; SG 7a). Position R.10/6, original gum, mild h.r., attractive color, Fine and rare, the 4p is the only value of the Queen Victoria heads with a plate variety listed in Stanley Gibbons, SG value

£ 1,600
0
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1396
og
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1396, Ceylon thru FijiFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136). Top right corner sheet example, lightly hinged, fresh color, couple tiny spots on Penguin's chest, otherwise Very Fine, SG £950

950
400
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1397
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1397, Ceylon thru FijiFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136). Neatly cancelled by Port Stanley Code C (Heijtz Type PS.1b) dated 3.3.33, well-centered, exceedingly fresh, Very Fine, a handsome example of this stamp that is quite challenging to find genuinely used, with 2016 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,500

1,500
950
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1398
nh
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1398, Ceylon thru FijiFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1950, 10sh Black & Deep Reddish Orange on Thin Paper (SG 162c), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1950, 10sh Black & Deep Reddish Orange on Thin Paper (SG 162c)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1950, 10sh Black & Deep Reddish Orange on Thin Paper (SG 162c). Mint N.H., well-centered, deep colors, Very Fine, an elusive color variety, SG value

£ 650
400
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1399
ng
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1399, Ceylon thru FijiFIJI, 1871, 3p Black on Pink, Laid Paper (7; SG 6), FIJI, 1871, 3p Black on Pink, Laid Paper (7; SG 6)FIJI, 1871, 3p Black on Pink, Laid Paper (7; SG 6). Position 19, unused (no gum), wide margins with full roulettes at top and right, sharp impression, insignificant corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine and scarce, SG £1,800

1,900
500
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