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Sale 1130 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Madagascar thru Mauritius

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1521
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1521, Madagascar thru MauritiusMADAGASCAR, 1886 Consular Mail Stamps, MADAGASCAR, 1886 Consular Mail StampsMADAGASCAR, 1886 Consular Mail Stamps. Seven, incl. unused Nos. 26, 38-39, 51, 53 (2) and 21 used with blue crayon, many unused with original gum in corner, some faults as typically seen, Fine-Very Fine

1,840
550
1522
S
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1522, Madagascar thru MauritiusMALAYA, Johore, 1926, $500.00 Blue & Red, Specimen Overprint (125S; SG 128s), MALAYA, Johore, 1926, $500.00 Blue & Red, Specimen Overprint (125S; SG 128s)MALAYA, Johore, 1926, $500.00 Blue & Red, Specimen Overprint (125S; SG 128s). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep intense colors, Fine, a useful alternative to the issued stamp, which catalogues £23,000, SG value

£ 1,300
650
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1523
og
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1523, Madagascar thru MauritiusMALAYA, Selangor, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Types A-E (19-23; SG 44-48), MALAYA, Selangor, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Types A-E (19-23; SG 44-48)MALAYA, Selangor, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Types A-E (19-23; SG 44-48). Two se-tenant vertical strips of three, toned original gum, first strip with Nos. 22 (2) and 23, the other with Nos. 19-21, Fine, SG £1,200

965
275
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1524
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1524, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1843 Mauritius & Dependencies Crowned G.III.R., MAURITIUS, 1843 Mauritius & Dependencies Crowned G.III.R.MAURITIUS, 1843 Mauritius & Dependencies Crowned G.III.R.. Clear black revenue handstamp on complete bilingual La Sentinelle de Maurice (Mauritius Watchman) Journal dated Aug. 19, 1843, additionally struck by light red Internal Revenue handstamp, Very Fine, only three examples recorded

E. 300-400
200
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1525
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1525, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange on Yellowish White Paper, Early Impression (3a; SG 7), MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange on Yellowish White Paper, Early Impression (3a; SG 7)MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange on Yellowish White Paper, Early Impression (3a; SG 7). Position 4, huge margins all around, bright color, neat target cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ONE-PENNY "POST PAID" EARLY IMPRESSION. AN ICONIC BRITISH COMMONWEALTH STAMP.

With 1996 B.P.A. certificate. SG £7,000

7,250
2,500
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1526
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1526, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange on Bluish Paper, Early Impression (5; SG 7), MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange on Bluish Paper, Early Impression (5; SG 7)MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange on Bluish Paper, Early Impression (5; SG 7). Position 11, ample margins all around, bright color, cancelled by numeral "1" of Mahebourg, small thin spot, Fine appearance, with 1984 R.P.S. certificate, SG £7,000

7,250
750
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1527
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1527, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Early Impression (4a; SG 8), MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Early Impression (4a; SG 8)MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Early Impression (4a; SG 8). Position 8, margins clear to just touching on three sides, rich color, Fine, SG £9,000

8,000
550
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1528
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1528, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Red Orange on Bluish Paper, Intermediate Impression (5a; SG 11), MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Red Orange on Bluish Paper, Intermediate Impression (5a; SG 11)MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Red Orange on Bluish Paper, Intermediate Impression (5a; SG 11). Position 2, huge margins to full, neatly struck numeral "2" cancel of Flacq, light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, SG £3,000

2,900
400
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1529
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1529, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Intermediate Impression (4b; SG 14), MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Intermediate Impression (4b; SG 14)MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Intermediate Impression (4b; SG 14). Position 1, huge margins all around, rich color on fresh paper, sharp impression, target cancel

EXTREMELY FINE AND SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 2-PENCE BLUE "POST PAID" INTERMEDIATE IMPRESSION. A GORGEOUS EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE STAMP.

Signed A. Diena. With 1960 B.P.A. certificate. SG £3,500

3,750
1,900
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1530
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1530, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Worn Impression (6b; SG 22), MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Worn Impression (6b; SG 22)MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Worn Impression (6b; SG 22). Position 9, large margins to just touching at left including enormous sheet margin at right extending beyond edge of plate as it was printed on over-sized paper, fresh color, neat target cancel, Fine and scarce sheet margin example, this item brings into question the argument of "yellowish white" and "bluish" paper as the paper is clearly white at the far right beyond the plate line where there was no contact with the plate, ex Davies, SG £1,600

1,450
1,900
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1531
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1531, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange Red on Yellowish Paper, Latest Impression (3e; SG 24), MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange Red on Yellowish Paper, Latest Impression (3e; SG 24)MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange Red on Yellowish Paper, Latest Impression (3e; SG 24). Position 4, huge balanced margins, neat barred oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 Brandon certificate, SG £800

725
250
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1532
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1532, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Grayish Paper, Latest Impression (4h; SG 25), MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Grayish Paper, Latest Impression (4h; SG 25)MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Grayish Paper, Latest Impression (4h; SG 25). Position 6, large margins to full, affixed to small piece, pretty numeral "4" of Pamplemousses cancel, Very Fine, with 1978 R.P.S. certificate, SG £1,200

1,050
400
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1533
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1533, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1858-59, (4p) Green on Bluish, (9p) Magenta (9, 11; SG 27, 29), MAURITIUS, 1858-59, (4p) Green on Bluish, (9p) Magenta (9, 11; SG 27, 29)MAURITIUS, 1858-59, (4p) Green on Bluish, (9p) Magenta (9, 11; SG 27, 29). Each with large to full margins, fresh colors, barred oval cancels, Very Fine, SG £425

480
100
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1534
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1534, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Early Impression (14B; SG 37), MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Early Impression (14B; SG 37)MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Early Impression (14B; SG 37). Position 3, large balanced margins, fresh color and sharp impression, light barred oval cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 Brandon certificate, SG £3,250

2,900
900
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1535
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1535, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Intermediate Impression (14Bc; SG 38), MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Intermediate Impression (14Bc; SG 38)MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Intermediate Impression (14Bc; SG 38). Position 12, large margins to clear at bottom, tied to small piece by barred oval cancel, fresh color, Very Fine, SG £1,400

1,250
250
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1536
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1536, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Worn Impression (14Bd; SG 39), MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Worn Impression (14Bd; SG 39)MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Worn Impression (14Bd; SG 39). Position 7, enormous margins including sheet margin at right, fresh color, barred oval cancel, Extremely Fine, a stunning example, ex Kanai, signed A. Diena and with 1994 B.P.A. certificate, SG £900

850
475
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1537
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1537, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Fillet Head" (15; SG 40), MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Fillet Head" (15; SG 40)MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Fillet Head" (15; SG 40). Position 4, huge to large margins, deep rich color and sharp impression, target cancels, couple insignificant and barely visible pinholes as often encountered on this thin paper

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 2-PENCE SHERWIN "LARGE FILLET HEAD".

With 1966 R.P.S. certificate. SG £8,000

11,000
1,500
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1538
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1538, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Fillet Head" (15; SG 40), MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Fillet Head" (15; SG 40)MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Fillet Head" (15; SG 40). Large margins to in at top left, deep rich color, light barred cancels, tiny corner crease, Fine, an affordable example of this rare Mauritius "Large Fillet Head", SG £8,000

11,000
1,400
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1539
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1539, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1900 Reprints of the Sherwin Issue Plates, MAURITIUS, 1900 Reprints of the Sherwin Issue PlatesMAURITIUS, 1900 Reprints of the Sherwin Issue Plates. Both 1p and 2p in complete sheetlets of twelve, printed by the Royal Philatelic Society, London to be included in their book on British Africa, Very Fine, only 600 printed

E. 200-300
300
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1540
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1540, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue, Dardenne Issue (17b; SG 43a), MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue, Dardenne Issue (17b; SG 43a)MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue, Dardenne Issue (17b; SG 43a). Vertical pair, positions 61/67, large margins all around, fresh color and a crisp impression, light barred oval cancels, Extremely Fine, a handsome pair, signed Pfenninger and with 1974 R.P.S. certificate, catalogue values as singles, SG £1,900

1,900
550
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1541
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1541, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1860-63, 1p Brown Lilac (24; SG 46), MAURITIUS, 1860-63, 1p Brown Lilac (24; SG 46)MAURITIUS, 1860-63, 1p Brown Lilac (24; SG 46). Tied by barred oval cancel on soldier's letter cover to Leicester, England, manuscript endorsement "From Sapper Cunningham, 21st Co. R.E." (Royal Engineers) along top and countersigned by Commanding Officer at left, crowned Mauritius Aug. 6, 1860 departure and Leicester arrival backstamps, stamp with some perf faults at top and cover with minor overall toning, otherwise Fine, a scarce soldier's letter from Mauritius

E. 750-1,000
400
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1542
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1542, Madagascar thru MauritiusMAURITIUS, 1869-70 Incoming Mail from Reunion, MAURITIUS, 1869-70 Incoming Mail from ReunionMAURITIUS, 1869-70 Incoming Mail from Reunion. Three stampless to Pipon Adams in Port Louis, first with blue "3d" due and "ship letter" handstamp, then blue "6d to Pay" due marking and "ship letter" handstamp, lastly blue "8d to Pay" due marking, each with Mauritius arrival backstamps, Very Fine strikes, the 8p marking is especially scarce from Reunion as that typically paid the rate from Europe, each with 2007 Sismondo certificates

E. 400-500
250
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