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Sale 1152 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 April, 2017

Category — Bahamas thru Barbados

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
249
 
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 249, Bahamas thru BarbadosBAHAMAS, 1860, 1p Dull Lake (1; SG 2), BAHAMAS, 1860, 1p Dull Lake (1; SG 2)BAHAMAS, 1860, 1p Dull Lake (1; SG 2). Neat portion of "A05" cancel, three full margins, just in at left, small faults, Fine appearance, genuine used examples are rare, most offered in the market have fake cancels, with 2017 Brandon certificate, SG £1,500

1,900
200
250
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 250, Bahamas thru BarbadosBAHAMAS, 1861, 4p Dull Rose (3; SG 5), BAHAMAS, 1861, 4p Dull Rose (3; SG 5)BAHAMAS, 1861, 4p Dull Rose (3; SG 5). Unused (no gum), attractive color, Fine, a scarce unused stamp, signed Bloch, SG £1,400

1,800
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251
 
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 251, Bahamas thru BarbadosBAHAMAS, 1862, 6p Gray Violet (7; SG 11), BAHAMAS, 1862, 6p Gray Violet (7; SG 11)BAHAMAS, 1862, 6p Gray Violet (7; SG 11). Lightly cancelled, attractive color, Very Fine for this, SG £500

625
170
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252
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 252, Bahamas thru BarbadosBAHAMAS, 1863, 1p Carmine Lake (Aniline), Crown CC Wmk., Perf 14 (17, SG 34), BAHAMAS, 1863, 1p Carmine Lake (Aniline), Crown CC Wmk., Perf 14 (17, SG 34)BAHAMAS, 1863, 1p Carmine Lake (Aniline), Crown CC Wmk., Perf 14 (17, SG 34). Unused (no gum), unusually well centered, beautiful vibrant color, Very Fine and scarce, SG £1,000

1,500
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253
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 253, Bahamas thru BarbadosBAHAMAS, 1883, 4p on 6p Violet, Reversed Watermark (26 var; SG 45x), BAHAMAS, 1883, 4p on 6p Violet, Reversed Watermark (26 var; SG 45x)BAHAMAS, 1883, 4p on 6p Violet, Reversed Watermark (26 var; SG 45x). Original gum, trivial h.r., intense color, surcharged slightly displaced so the "F" was printed on the adjacent stamp at left, and the "F" from the adjacent stamp at right is on this stamp, Very Fine, SG value

£ 600
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254
 
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 254, Bahamas thru BarbadosBAHAMAS, 1942, 8p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Variety (SG 170a), BAHAMAS, 1942, 8p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Variety (SG 170a)BAHAMAS, 1942, 8p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Variety (SG 170a). Slogan cancel, rich colors

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE VARIETY OF THE 1942 LANDFALL OF COLUMBUS ISSUE.

This is the scarcest of all the overprint varieties of the 1942 Landfall of Columbus issue, and is particularly elusive when found used. With 1990 R.P.S. certificate. SG value

£ 4,250
1,500
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255
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 255, Bahamas thru BarbadosBAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Special Delivery, Inverted Overprint (E1b, SG S1c), BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Special Delivery, Inverted Overprint (E1b, SG S1c)BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Special Delivery, Inverted Overprint (E1b, SG S1c). Lightly hinged, well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine, a handsome example of this rare error, of which only 30 were believed to have been printed, with 1997 B.P.A. and 2011 Sismondo certificates, SG £1,300

1,750
500
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256
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 256, Bahamas thru BarbadosBAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Special Delivery, Double Overprint, One Inverted (E1c, SG S1b), BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Special Delivery, Double Overprint, One Inverted (E1c, SG S1b)BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Special Delivery, Double Overprint, One Inverted (E1c, SG S1b). Slightly disturbed original gum, well-centered, minor toning visible mostly on the reverse, otherwise Very Fine and quite scarce, with 1996 P.F. certificate, SG £950

1,550
425
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257
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 257, Bahamas thru BarbadosBANGKOK, 1883, 2c on 32c Pale Red (21; SG 12), BANGKOK, 1883, 2c on 32c Pale Red (21; SG 12)BANGKOK, 1883, 2c on 32c Pale Red (21; SG 12). Unused (no gum), bright shade, Fine, a scarce unused example, with 1982 Friedl certificate, SG £3,250

3,500
1,100
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258
 
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 258, Bahamas thru BarbadosBARBADOS, 1859, (1p) Blue, Pin Perf 12-1/2 (12A; SG 16a), BARBADOS, 1859, (1p) Blue, Pin Perf 12-1/2 (12A; SG 16a)BARBADOS, 1859, (1p) Blue, Pin Perf 12-1/2 (12A; SG 16a). Clear perforations on three sides, rich color, light cancel, Fine, a scarce and seldom offered stamp, ex Collier, with 1988 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,600

1,750
1,200
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259
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 259, Bahamas thru BarbadosBARBADOS, 1873, (4p) Rose Red, Large Star Wmk., Clean Cut Perf 14-1/2 x 16 (40, SG 59), BARBADOS, 1873, (4p) Rose Red, Large Star Wmk., Clean Cut Perf 14-1/2 x 16 (40, SG 59)BARBADOS, 1873, (4p) Rose Red, Large Star Wmk., Clean Cut Perf 14-1/2 x 16 (40, SG 59). Original gum, h.r., well-centered for this, fresh color, light natural gum crease, Very Fine, a difficult stamp to find with original gum, SG £1,400

1,550
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260
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 260, Bahamas thru BarbadosBARBADOS, 1873, 5sh Dull Rose (43; SG 64), BARBADOS, 1873, 5sh Dull Rose (43; SG 64)BARBADOS, 1873, 5sh Dull Rose (43; SG 64). Original gum, unusually well-centered, a Very Fine example of this scarce high value, impossibly challenging to find this nice, with 1995 A.P.S. certificate, SG £950

1,200
375
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261
 
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 261, Bahamas thru BarbadosBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86). Unusually fresh, bootheel cancel, Fine, SG £650

850
160
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262
 
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 262, Bahamas thru BarbadosBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Small Surcharge (59; SG 88), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Small Surcharge (59; SG 88)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Small Surcharge (59; SG 88). Light bootheel cancel, Fine, the scarcest of the 1878 1p Surcharge types, SG £1,000

1,175
200
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263
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 263, Bahamas thru BarbadosBARBADOS, 1918, 3sh Bright Violet & Green (139a; SG 200a), BARBADOS, 1918, 3sh Bright Violet & Green (139a; SG 200a)BARBADOS, 1918, 3sh Bright Violet & Green (139a; SG 200a). Trivial h.r., vibrant colors, Very Fine, a scarce and undervalued color variety, with 1987 R.P.S. certificate, SG £250

300
150
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264
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 264, Bahamas thru BarbadosBARBADOS, 1920, -1/4p-3sh Victory Issue, Imperforate Plate Proofs (140P-150P; SG 201P-211P), BARBADOS, 1920, -1/4p-3sh Victory Issue, Imperforate Plate Proofs (140P-150P; SG 201P-211P)BARBADOS, 1920, -1/4p-3sh Victory Issue, Imperforate Plate Proofs (140P-150P; SG 201P-211P). Horizontal pairs on gummed unwatermarked paper printed in the issued colors, mostly large to huge margins all around, incredibly vibrant colors, some slight overall gum toning

VERY FINE AND RARE IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS OF THE 1920 VICTORY ISSUE. ONLY TWO SETS OF PAIRS AND A SET OF SINGLES ARE AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS. A KEY ITEM FOR THE BARBADOS COLLECTOR AND/OR EXHIBITOR.

Bayley states "only two sets of these plate proofs in pairs and a set in singles have been recorded". Ex Hurlock, Deakin and "Britannia".

E. 5,000-7,500
3,750
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