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Sale 1130 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — South West Africa thru Straits Settlements

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1568
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1568, South West Africa thru Straits SettlementsSOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, -1/2p Green Postal Card, SOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, -1/2p Green Postal CardSOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, -1/2p Green Postal Card. Cancelled by especially well-struck violet Kalkrand Rail 12 Oct 1916 circular datestamp, sent to Keetmanshoop (18.10.16 backstamp), Gibeon transit circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a rarely seen Railway postmark

E. 300-400
325
1569
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1569, South West Africa thru Straits SettlementsSOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, 1p Red Postal Card, SOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, 1p Red Postal CardSOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, 1p Red Postal Card. Cancelled by a beautifully struck violet Ham River Rail 11 Dec 1917 circular datestamp, sent to Karibib (17.12.17 backstamp), Windhoek transit backstamp, Extremely Fine, a choice example of the rare Ham River Railway cancel

E. 400-500
600
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1570
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1570, South West Africa thru Straits SettlementsSOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, 1p Rose Red (3; SG 4), SOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, 1p Rose Red (3; SG 4)SOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, 1p Rose Red (3; SG 4). Tied by boxed Aus Station 16 July 1919 postmark on cover to Windhoek (19.7.18 backstamp), Aus circular datestamp below, censor tape and marking, Very Fine, a scarce railway postmark

E. 300-400
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1571
bl
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1571, South West Africa thru Straits SettlementsSOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1920, 1-1/2p Brown Orange, Tete-Beche Pair (4a; SG 5a), SOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1920, 1-1/2p Brown Orange, Tete-Beche Pair (4a; SG 5a)SOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1920, 1-1/2p Brown Orange, Tete-Beche Pair (4a; SG 5a). Block of 24 (6x4) with selvage at left, third and fourth columns tete-beche, tied on piece by "Luderitz S.W. Africa 18 Sep 22" circular datestamps, light vertical bend between third and fourth rows, Fine, a very scarce South West Africa forerunner

E. 500-750
300
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1572
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1572, South West Africa thru Straits SettlementsSOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, 10sh Olive Green & Blue (15; SG 16), SOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, 10sh Olive Green & Blue (15; SG 16)SOUTH WEST AFRICA, South Africa, 1913, 10sh Olive Green & Blue (15; SG 16). "Block" of three, along with pair of 5sh and singles of 3p, 6p and 1sh, tied on piece by "Luderitzbuct S.W. Africa 28.6.18" circular datestamps, Fine, a rare use of South African stamps in South West Africa

E. 400-500
450
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1573
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1573, South West Africa thru Straits SettlementsSOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923, 6p Gray & Black, Postage Due, "t" of "West" Missing (J7 var; SG D5a), SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923, 6p Gray & Black, Postage Due, "t" of "West" Missing (J7 var; SG D5a)SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923, 6p Gray & Black, Postage Due, "t" of "West" Missing (J7 var; SG D5a). Bilingual pair (right stamp the error) tied on piece by circular datestamps, Fine, a scarce error, not priced used in Stanley Gibbons, SG price as unused

£ 350
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1574
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1574, South West Africa thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 1-1/2c on -1/2a to 32c on 2a (1-9; SG 1-9), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 1-1/2c on -1/2a to 32c on 2a (1-9; SG 1-9)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 1-1/2c on -1/2a to 32c on 2a (1-9; SG 1-9). Scarce set, duplex, circular datestamp or octagon cancels, couple small faults, Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,492

1,522
225
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1575
bl
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1575, South West Africa thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1917, 2c Blue Green, Watermark Inverted (149b var; SG 193bw), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1917, 2c Blue Green, Watermark Inverted (149b var; SG 193bw)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1917, 2c Blue Green, Watermark Inverted (149b var; SG 193bw). Block of four with Penang Oct 29, 1918 circular datestamps, deep color, Fine, a scarce and desirable block, SG value

£ 1,600
650
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1576
S
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1576, South West Africa thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1912-15, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, Specimen Overprint (174S; SG 215s), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1912-15, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, Specimen Overprint (174S; SG 215s)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1912-15, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, Specimen Overprint (174S; SG 215s). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, rich colors

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE 1912-15 500-DOLLAR KING GEORGE V WITH SPECIMEN OVERPRINT.

An affordable alternative to the issued stamp, which catalogues £100,000. SG £5,000

4,750
4,250
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