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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 — Seychelles thru Transvaal

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3556, Seychelles thru TransvaalSEYCHELLES, 1893, 15c on 16c Orange Brown & Blue, Triple Surcharge (24f; SG 19c), SEYCHELLES, 1893, 15c on 16c Orange Brown & Blue, Triple Surcharge (24f; SG 19c)SEYCHELLES, 1893, 15c on 16c Orange Brown & Blue, Triple Surcharge (24f; SG 19c). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful rich colors on pristine white paper

A GORGEOUS UNUSED EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL THE SEYCHELLES 1893 SURCHARGE ERRORS.

The Hopkins & McCloy handbook noted this as unique. It is believed that one or two more exist.

With 1958 B.P.A. certificate. SG £4,500

5,000
4,000
3557
S
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3557, Seychelles thru TransvaalSOMALILAND PROTECTORATE, 1904, 8a Red Violet Official, No Period After "M", Specimen Overprint (O4aS; SG O12as), SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE, 1904, 8a Red Violet Official, No Period After "M", Specimen Overprint (O4aS; SG O12as)SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE, 1904, 8a Red Violet Official, No Period After "M", Specimen Overprint (O4aS; SG O12as). Intense proof-like colors, mild gum bend, Fine, a scarce Specimen and a useful alternative to the error stamp, which catalogues £3,250, ex Inglefield-Watson

E. 300-400
350
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3558
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3558, Seychelles thru TransvaalSOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923-24, 3p, 1sh-5sh, £1 Overprints, Setting III (19, 22-25, 27; SG 19, 22-25, 27), SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923-24, 3p, 1sh-5sh, £1 Overprints, Setting III (19, 22-25, 27; SG 19, 22-25, 27)SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923-24, 3p, 1sh-5sh, £1 Overprints, Setting III (19, 22-25, 27; SG 19, 22-25, 27). Used horizontal bilingual pairs of each, light circular datestamps, 3p with a couple separated perfs, Fine-Very Fine, SG £814

835
500
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3559
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3559, Seychelles thru TransvaalSOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1947, 2p Dark Brown and Dark Blue 1947 Official, Bilingual Pair (O21; SG O21), SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1947, 2p Dark Brown and Dark Blue 1947 Official, Bilingual Pair (O21; SG O21)SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1947, 2p Dark Brown and Dark Blue 1947 Official, Bilingual Pair (O21; SG O21). Barest trace of hinging, rich colors, Fine and scarce, with 1986 R.P.S. certificate, SG £700

675
250
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3560
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3560, Seychelles thru TransvaalSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1894, 3c on 32c Rose, Without Surcharge (74a; SG 94a), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1894, 3c on 32c Rose, Without Surcharge (74a; SG 94a)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1894, 3c on 32c Rose, Without Surcharge (74a; SG 94a). Unused (regummed), bright color which certificate notes as "slightly run" which is a bit harsh, Fine and affordable example of this rare stamp, only one pane of the upper left part of a sheet was discovered, with 1982 B.P.A. certificate, SG £4,500

4,500
1,200
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3561
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3561, Seychelles thru TransvaalSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1904, $100.00 Dull Violet & Green on Yellow (128B; SG 140), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1904, $100.00 Dull Violet & Green on Yellow (128B; SG 140)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1904, $100.00 Dull Violet & Green on Yellow (128B; SG 140). Tied to 1911 Indenture document by red Singapore crown, along with seven $2.00 stamps, accompanied by a second indenture document (1931) with four $25.00 and one $2.00 King George V, Fine

E. 400-500
275
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3562
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3562, Seychelles thru TransvaalSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1907, 4c on 18c Bister & Black, No Period After "Cents" (139a; SG 146a), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1907, 4c on 18c Bister & Black, No Period After "Cents" (139a; SG 146a)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1907, 4c on 18c Bister & Black, No Period After "Cents" (139a; SG 146a). Large part original gum, rich color, Very Fine, a scarce variety, SG £425

425
120
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3563
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3563, Seychelles thru TransvaalSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1915, $100.00 Red & Black, $50.00 Orange & Dull Violet (173, 174; SG 214, 215), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1915, $100.00 Red & Black, $50.00 Orange & Dull Violet (173, 174; SG 214, 215)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1915, $100.00 Red & Black, $50.00 Orange & Dull Violet (173, 174; SG 214, 215). Each cancelled by red crown and embossed fiscal (the only way used examples exist), well-centered, $500.00 with mild creasing, otherwise Very Fine, affordable alternatives to the unused stamps, which catalogue £112,000, SG value

£ 800
400
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3564, Seychelles thru TransvaalSWAZILAND, 1889, 10sh Light Brown (8; SG 9), SWAZILAND, 1889, 10sh Light Brown (8; SG 9)SWAZILAND, 1889, 10sh Light Brown (8; SG 9). Position 1/4, unused (regummed), typical centering for this, fresh color, Fine, several of the existing examples are used and numerous examples have small faults, a difficult stamp in any condition, with 1990 R.P.S. certificate, SG £7,000

6,500
1,100
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3565
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3565, Seychelles thru TransvaalSWAZILAND, 1933, -1/2p-10sh King George V (10-19; SG 10-19), SWAZILAND, 1933, -1/2p-10sh King George V (10-19; SG 10-19)SWAZILAND, 1933, -1/2p-10sh King George V (10-19; SG 10-19). Mint N.H., brilliant colors, Very Fine and pristine set, SG £180 as hinged

500
200
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3566
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3566, Seychelles thru TransvaalTANGANYIKA, 1921, 5r Dull Violet & Ultramarine (7; SG 68), TANGANYIKA, 1921, 5r Dull Violet & Ultramarine (7; SG 68)TANGANYIKA, 1921, 5r Dull Violet & Ultramarine (7; SG 68). Bottom left corner selvage block of four with plate no. 1, h.r., couple tone spots mostly on reverse, top right stamp small thin, Very Fine appearance, rarely encountered as a plate no. block, ex Pennycuick and Vestey, catalogued as singles, SG £680

600
475
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3567
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3567, Seychelles thru TransvaalTANGANYIKA, 1927-37, 3sh Black & Gray Brown, Imperforate Plate Proof (41P; SG 104P), TANGANYIKA, 1927-37, 3sh Black & Gray Brown, Imperforate Plate Proof (41P; SG 104P)TANGANYIKA, 1927-37, 3sh Black & Gray Brown, Imperforate Plate Proof (41P; SG 104P). Block of four with sheet-margin at bottom, printed on glazed unwatermarked paper, large margins, fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
275
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3568°
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3568, Seychelles thru TransvaalTOGO, 1915, 10pf Carmine, Without Watermark (SG H31a), TOGO, 1915, 10pf Carmine, Without Watermark (SG H31a)TOGO, 1915, 10pf Carmine, Without Watermark (SG H31a). Cancelled by Lome 24.3.15 circular datestamp, strong color, just the barest suggestion of toning of little importance

VERY FINE. AN EXTRAORDINARILY RARE STAMP THAT IS ONLY KNOWN USED.

Signed Hoffmann-Giesecke. With clear 2014 B.P.A. certificate. SG value

£ 7,000
3,250
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3569
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3569, Seychelles thru TransvaalTONGA, 1896, -1/2p on 1-1/2p on 2p Light Blue, Surcharge Reading Up (36a; SG 36B), TONGA, 1896, -1/2p on 1-1/2p on 2p Light Blue, Surcharge Reading Up (36a; SG 36B)TONGA, 1896, -1/2p on 1-1/2p on 2p Light Blue, Surcharge Reading Up (36a; SG 36B). Bottom left corner selvage pair, showing two different positions of "Half" and "Penny", backing paper covers most of the gum (as usual), trivial light toning in a few places, otherwise Very Fine, a desirable multiple, SG £900

950
0
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3570
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3570, Seychelles thru TransvaalTRANSVAAL, 1878-80, -1/2p-2sh Queen Victoria (97-103; SG 133-139), TRANSVAAL, 1878-80, -1/2p-2sh Queen Victoria (97-103; SG 133-139)TRANSVAAL, 1878-80, -1/2p-2sh Queen Victoria (97-103; SG 133-139). Complete set with additional 1sh shade, in left wing-margin blocks four four, unused, without gum, bright colors, 2sh with hinge reinforced perfs along the vertical row, Fine, an attractive and well-matched set of blocks, from the Bradbury, Wilkinson archive sheets, SG £3,120

2,540
1,000
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