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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 4-5 December, 2018

Category — Antigua thru Bahamas

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2075°
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2075, Antigua thru BahamasANTIGUA, 1862, 6p Blue Green, Perf 11-13 Compound with Perf 14-16 (1c; SG 4), ANTIGUA, 1862, 6p Blue Green, Perf 11-13 Compound with Perf 14-16 (1c; SG 4)ANTIGUA, 1862, 6p Blue Green, Perf 11-13 Compound with Perf 14-16 (1c; SG 4). Original gum, h.r., rich color in a deep shade, well-centered for this, a few trivial toned perf tips at right, still a Very Fine example of this rarely offered stamp, SG £3,250

3,750
0
2076°
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2076, Antigua thru BahamasANTIGUA, 1879, 2-1/2p Red Brown, Large "2" With Slanting Bottom Line (9a; SG 19a), ANTIGUA, 1879, 2-1/2p Red Brown, Large "2" With Slanting Bottom Line (9a; SG 19a)ANTIGUA, 1879, 2-1/2p Red Brown, Large "2" With Slanting Bottom Line (9a; SG 19a). Well-centered for this, strong rich color, "A02" cancel

VERY FINE. THE FINEST KNOWN USED EXAMPLE OF THIS VARIETY. ONLY A TINY NUMBER ARE RECORDED.

SG £2,750

3,100
0
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2077°
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2077, Antigua thru BahamasANTIGUA, 1882, 2-1/2p Red Brown, Large "2" with Slanting Bottom Line (13a; SG 22b), ANTIGUA, 1882, 2-1/2p Red Brown, Large "2" with Slanting Bottom Line (13a; SG 22b)ANTIGUA, 1882, 2-1/2p Red Brown, Large "2" with Slanting Bottom Line (13a; SG 22b). Original gum, h.r., well-centered, rich color

VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THIS VARIETY.

SG £3,500

4,000
2,100
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2078
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2078, Antigua thru BahamasANTIGUA, 1882, 2-1/2p Red Brown, Large "2" with Slanting Bottom Line (13a; SG 22b), ANTIGUA, 1882, 2-1/2p Red Brown, Large "2" with Slanting Bottom Line (13a; SG 22b)ANTIGUA, 1882, 2-1/2p Red Brown, Large "2" with Slanting Bottom Line (13a; SG 22b). Fresh color, cancel that is well clear of the variety, a Fine example of this elusive variety, SG £1,300

1,450
600
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2079
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2079, Antigua thru BahamasTASMANIA, 1853, 4p Red Orange, Plate I, First State (2 var; SG 5), TASMANIA, 1853, 4p Red Orange, Plate I, First State (2 var; SG 5)TASMANIA, 1853, 4p Red Orange, Plate I, First State (2 var; SG 5). Large balanced margins all around, bright shade and crisp impression from the early state, lightly cancelled, Very Fine, with 1994 Holcombe certificate, SG value

£ 1,000
275
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2080°
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2080, Antigua thru BahamasAUSTRALIA, 1913, 9p Purple (9; SG 10; BW 24(2)zc), AUSTRALIA, 1913, 9p Purple (9; SG 10; BW 24(2)zc)AUSTRALIA, 1913, 9p Purple (9; SG 10; BW 24(2)zc). With JBC monogram in bottom selvage, plate 2, lightly hinged in selvage (stamp itself is Mint N.H.), exceedingly fresh, Very Fine and highly desirable, ex "Fordwater", BW value

A$ 7,500
1,600
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2081
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2081, Antigua thru BahamasAUSTRALIA, 1930, £2 Dull Red & Black, Small Multiple Watermark (102; SG 114; BW 57(A)), AUSTRALIA, 1930, £2 Dull Red & Black, Small Multiple Watermark (102; SG 114; BW 57(A))AUSTRALIA, 1930, £2 Dull Red & Black, Small Multiple Watermark (102; SG 114; BW 57(A)). Lighter than usual portion of circular datestamp, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, SG £750

925
550
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2082
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2082, Antigua thru BahamasBAHAMAS, 1884 1p-£1 Queen Victoria (27-32; SG 47/57), BAHAMAS, 1884 1p-£1 Queen Victoria (27-32; SG 47/57)BAHAMAS, 1884 1p-£1 Queen Victoria (27-32; SG 47/57). Set of six, plus 1880 1sh Green (19; SG 39ba) and 1901 1p Carmine & Black (33; SG 58) with Specimen overprint, all tied on piece by "CANCELLED" straightline handstamp across one or two stamps, most with small blue check mark alongside, a few small faults, Fine appearance, unusual archive material

E. 300-400
800
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2083
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2083, Antigua thru BahamasBAHAMAS, 1942, -1/2p Landfall of Columbus, Accent Flaw (SG 162c), BAHAMAS, 1942, -1/2p Landfall of Columbus, Accent Flaw (SG 162c)BAHAMAS, 1942, -1/2p Landfall of Columbus, Accent Flaw (SG 162c). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 0319 block of eight, third stamp on top row the variety with an accent after the first "A" in "BAHAMAS" (position R. 1/5), wonderfully well-centered, bold color, Very Fine and quite scarce position piece, SG value as single with no premium for plate block

£ 600
225
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2084
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2084, Antigua thru BahamasBAHAMAS, 1942, 4p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Error (SG 168a), BAHAMAS, 1942, 4p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Error (SG 168a)BAHAMAS, 1942, 4p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Error (SG 168a). Block of four with selvage at left, left vertical pair lightly hinged, right vertical pair incl. error Mint N.H., error from pos. R. 5/2, wonderfully bright colors on bright white paper, Very Fine, SG value

£ 1,200
550
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2085
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2085, Antigua thru BahamasBAHAMAS, 1942, 6p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Error (SG 169a), BAHAMAS, 1942, 6p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Error (SG 169a)BAHAMAS, 1942, 6p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Error (SG 169a). From position R. 5/2 on the sheet, minor h.r., fresh colors, Very Fine, SG value

£ 1,200
275
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2086
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2086, Antigua thru BahamasBAHAMAS, 1942, 6p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Error (SG 169a), BAHAMAS, 1942, 6p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Error (SG 169a)BAHAMAS, 1942, 6p Landfall of Columbus, "COIUMBUS" Error (SG 169a). Horizontal pair with selvage at left, right stamp the error from position R. 5/2, small h.r., fresh and Very Fine, SG value

£ 1,200
500
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2087
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2087, Antigua thru BahamasBAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint (E1a; SG S1a), BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint (E1a; SG S1a)BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint (E1a; SG S1a). Minor h.r., selvage at right, marvelous centering, wonderfully bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, a choice quality example of this scarce error, with 1947 B.P.A. certificate, SG £800

1,000
350
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2088
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2088, Antigua thru BahamasBAHAMAS, 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, brilliant colors, Very Fine, a handsome example of this rare error, of which only 30 were believed to have been printed, with 1982 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,300

1,750
650
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2089
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2089, Antigua thru BahamasBAHAMAS, 1918, 3p Brown on Yellow, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR3a; SG 94b), BAHAMAS, 1918, 3p Brown on Yellow, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR3a; SG 94b)BAHAMAS, 1918, 3p Brown on Yellow, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR3a; SG 94b). Lightly hinged, attractive color, Fine, a very scarce War Tax error, with 1980 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,100

1,400
600
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2090
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2090, Antigua thru BahamasBAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine & Black, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Inverted (MR5b; SG 93a), BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine & Black, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Inverted (MR5b; SG 93a)BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine & Black, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Inverted (MR5b; SG 93a). Inverted overprint split, part dried original gum, as is often the case on this elusive error, Very Fine, SG £850

1,100
200
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