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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 — Gibraltar thru Hong Kong

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3334
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3334, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1886, -1/2p Green, 1p Rose (1-2; SG 1-2), GIBRALTAR, 1886, -1/2p Green, 1p Rose (1-2; SG 1-2)GIBRALTAR, 1886, -1/2p Green, 1p Rose (1-2; SG 1-2). Single of -1/2p and horizontal pair of 1p tied by "Registered Gibraltar 28 FE 86" oval datestamp with additional strike at bottom left on uprated 2p registered letter cover to Germany, Spanish transit and arrival backstamps, trivial toning around stamps of little consequence, still a Very Fine first issue cover

E. 400-500
400
3335
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3335, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108), GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108)GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108). Lightly hinged, rich colors, Very Fine, SG £1,600

1,750
750
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3336
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3336, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108), GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108)GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108). Single hinge mark at top, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, SG £1,600

1,750
750
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3337
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3337, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108), GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108)GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108). Lightly hinged, well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, SG £1,600

1,750
950
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3338
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3338, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108), GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108)GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108). Lightly hinged, rich colors, light natural gum bends, Very Fine, SG £1,600

1,750
950
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3339
E
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3339, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1918, -1/2p Green, War Tax, Overprint Essays (MR1E; SG 86E), GIBRALTAR, 1918, -1/2p Green, War Tax, Overprint Essays (MR1E; SG 86E)GIBRALTAR, 1918, -1/2p Green, War Tax, Overprint Essays (MR1E; SG 86E). Two horizontal pairs, original gum, one overprinted in black and the other in red, a couple tone spots, one stamp in each pair with insect holes, otherwise Fine and extremely rare, ex Barclays Bank, each with 2002 R.P.S. and 2012 B.P.A. certificates

E. 400-500
350
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3340
Pbl
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3340, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1875 Queen Victoria Plate Proof, GRENADA, 1875 Queen Victoria Plate ProofGRENADA, 1875 Queen Victoria Plate Proof. Block of four with sheet-margin at bottom, undenominated and printed in black on unwatermarked wove paper, margins all around, slight trace of a bend in top pair, Very Fine

E. 200-300
80
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3341
ogbl
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3341, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1881, 2-1/2p Lake, Imperforate (9a; SG 22a), GRENADA, 1881, 2-1/2p Lake, Imperforate (9a; SG 22a)GRENADA, 1881, 2-1/2p Lake, Imperforate (9a; SG 22a). Block of four, large part original gum due to hinging, full to ample margins all around, top left stamp with minute pinhole, otherwise Fine, ex Towers and Vestey, with 2007 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as two pairs, SG £1,300

1,300
350
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3342
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3342, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1883, -1/2p Orange & Green, Unsevered Pair (15a; SG 29a), GRENADA, 1883, -1/2p Orange & Green, Unsevered Pair (15a; SG 29a)GRENADA, 1883, -1/2p Orange & Green, Unsevered Pair (15a; SG 29a). Original gum, h.r., warm color, centered slightly to bottom right which is normal for this, Fine and scarce, unsevered pairs are far more challenging to find as these were either bisected or used unsevered as 1p stamps, SG £1,500

2,000
400
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3343
ogbl
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3343, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1890, 1p on 2sh Orange & Green Provisional Surcharge (34; SG 44), GRENADA, 1890, 1p on 2sh Orange & Green Provisional Surcharge (34; SG 44)GRENADA, 1890, 1p on 2sh Orange & Green Provisional Surcharge (34; SG 44). Block of eighteen (6x3), original gum, few h.r., bright color, few tone spots on reverse which just show thru, otherwise a Fine and impressive multiple, SG £1,530

1,665
550
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3344
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3344, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1890, 1p on 2sh Orange & Green, Inverted Surcharge (34a; SG 44a), GRENADA, 1890, 1p on 2sh Orange & Green, Inverted Surcharge (34a; SG 44a)GRENADA, 1890, 1p on 2sh Orange & Green, Inverted Surcharge (34a; SG 44a). Original gum, h.r., bright color, couple light tone spots on reverse and minor gum bends, otherwise Fine, only one setting of 60 is believed to have been printed, SG £750

875
275
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3345
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3345, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHELIGOLAND, 1875, 1pf Dark Rose & Dark Green, 2pf Yellow Green & Dark Rose (14-15; Michel 11-12), HELIGOLAND, 1875, 1pf Dark Rose & Dark Green, 2pf Yellow Green & Dark Rose (14-15; Michel 11-12)HELIGOLAND, 1875, 1pf Dark Rose & Dark Green, 2pf Yellow Green & Dark Rose (14-15; Michel 11-12). Single of 1pf and two singles of 2pf, tied on uprated 10pf foreign post card by "Heligoland SP 12 1880" double-arc datestamp to Bremen, Germany, arrival datestamp on front, Very Fine, an interesting "souvenir" card which traveled through the mail despite the invalidation of Heligoland stamps on Aug. 10, 1880, with 2002 Schulz certificate

E. 500-750
750
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3346
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3346, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 5c on 18c Lilac (35C; SG P3), HONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 5c on 18c Lilac (35C; SG P3)HONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 5c on 18c Lilac (35C; SG P3). Unused and affixed to small piece of original card, well-centered for this difficult surcharged stamp, bright and fresh

VERY FINE AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 DOUBLE SURCHARGED 18-CENTS POSTAL CARD STAMP. A HONG KONG RARITY.

With 1988 R.P.S. certificate as complete card. SG value as on card £9,000. Scott Retail as off-card

8,000
6,000
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