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Sale 1130 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Papua thru Somaliland Protectorate

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1557
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1557, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectoratePAPUA, 1901, 2sh6p Brown & Black (8; SG 8), PAPUA, 1901, 2sh6p Brown & Black (8; SG 8)PAPUA, 1901, 2sh6p Brown & Black (8; SG 8). Well-centered, clear "Samarai Oc 13 1905" circular datestamp, Very Fine, SG £550

700
250
1558
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1558, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectoratePAPUA, 1929-30, 3p Black & Blue Green, Air Post, Double Overprint, One Albino (C1 var; SG 114aa), PAPUA, 1929-30, 3p Black & Blue Green, Air Post, Double Overprint, One Albino (C1 var; SG 114aa)PAPUA, 1929-30, 3p Black & Blue Green, Air Post, Double Overprint, One Albino (C1 var; SG 114aa). Mint N.H. with selvage at right, clear second albino overprint, outstanding centering, marvelously bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, a select quality example of this rare error, with 2010 R.P.S. certificate, SG value as hinged

£ 2,500
850
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1559
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1559, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectorateRHODESIA, 1892, £5 Yellow Green (18; SG 12), RHODESIA, 1892, £5 Yellow Green (18; SG 12)RHODESIA, 1892, £5 Yellow Green (18; SG 12). Original gum, h.r., rich color, crisp impression, Fine and scarce, SG £1,600

1,775
0
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1560
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1560, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectorateST. CHRISTOPHER, 1875, 6p Green (7; SG 9), ST. CHRISTOPHER, 1875, 6p Green (7; SG 9)ST. CHRISTOPHER, 1875, 6p Green (7; SG 9). Tied by "A12" in grid oval on registered cover to Bavaria, St. Kitts July 6, 1889 circular datestamp, red oval London transit, staple holes at top left and bottom right of cover not affecting stamp or markings, fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
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1561
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1561, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectorateST. HELENA, 1961, 2-1/2c+3d to 10c+1sh Tristan Relief Fund Overprints (B1-B4, SG 172-175), ST. HELENA, 1961, 2-1/2c+3d to 10c+1sh Tristan Relief Fund Overprints (B1-B4, SG 172-175)ST. HELENA, 1961, 2-1/2c+3d to 10c+1sh Tristan Relief Fund Overprints (B1-B4, SG 172-175). Mint N.H. (10c + 1sh with tiny bit of gum glaze mentioned only for strict accuracy), bright and fresh

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE RAREST SETS OF THE QUEEN ELIZABETH II ERA.

Only 434 sets were issued and placed on sale for one week in October 1961. The majority were used to make up first day covers.

Each signed Bloch and with his 1976 Friedl set certificate. SG £8,000

7,600
4,750
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1562
S
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1562, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectorateST. VINCENT, 1892, 5p on 4p Chocolate, "spicemen" Overprint error (58 var; SG 59sa), ST. VINCENT, 1892, 5p on 4p Chocolate, "spicemen" Overprint error (58 var; SG 59sa)ST. VINCENT, 1892, 5p on 4p Chocolate, "spicemen" Overprint error (58 var; SG 59sa). Original gum, deep color, mild gum bend, Fine, a rare Specimen error, the first we have ever offered, SG value

£ 1,300
700
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1563
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1563, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectorateSAMOA, 1935, £2 Violet Arms, Wiggins Teape Paper (SG 194c), SAMOA, 1935, £2 Violet Arms, Wiggins Teape Paper (SG 194c)SAMOA, 1935, £2 Violet Arms, Wiggins Teape Paper (SG 194c). Mint N.H., well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, SG value

£ 500
200
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1564
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1564, Papua thru Somaliland Protectorate, SAMOA, 1945-50, 2sh6p-£5 Arms (195-202; SG 207-214) Mint N.H. except 5sh, 10sh and £3 lightly hinged, 30sh with selvage at top, excellent centering, fresh colors, Very Fine, SG £1,324

1,324
425
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1565
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1565, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectorateSAMOA, 1953, £5 Dark Blue Arms, Watermark Inverted (202 var; SG 214w), SAMOA, 1953, £5 Dark Blue Arms, Watermark Inverted (202 var; SG 214w)SAMOA, 1953, £5 Dark Blue Arms, Watermark Inverted (202 var; SG 214w). Mint N.H. with selvage at bottom, fresh and Very Fine, signed A. Diena, SG value

£ 425
250
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1566
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1566, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectorateSIERRA LEONE, 1799 Folded Letter from Sierra Leone, SIERRA LEONE, 1799 Folded Letter from Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1799 Folded Letter from Sierra Leone. Two-page letter datelined November 27, 1799 "Africa/Sierra-Leon River/on Bord of the sloop Venus", describing life on the ship in Africa and his hope to be returning home (Rhode Island) by April, Newport, R.I. receiving datestamp of March 18, Fine, the sloop Venus was involved in trade that sent rum from Rhode Island to Africa, bought slaves in Africa to sell in the West Indies or the Southern States, and brought molasses back to Rhode Island, a very early and interesting letter from Sierra Leone

E. 500-750
2,200
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1567
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1567, Papua thru Somaliland ProtectorateSOMALILAND PROTECTORATE, 1903, 1r Green & Carmine, Official, "Service" in Wrong Font (O10a; SG O9fe), SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE, 1903, 1r Green & Carmine, Official, "Service" in Wrong Font (O10a; SG O9fe)SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE, 1903, 1r Green & Carmine, Official, "Service" in Wrong Font (O10a; SG O9fe). Mint N.H. (slightly toned as always), proof-like colors

VERY FINE. RARE AND UNDERVALUED AS ONLY TEN EXAMPLES WERE PRINTED WITH THE WRONG FONT.

SG value as hinged

£ 2,500
850
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