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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Brunei thru Canadian Provinces

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2133
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2133, Brunei thru Canadian ProvincesBRUNEI, 1908, $25.00 Black on Red (39; SG 48), BRUNEI, 1908, $25.00 Black on Red (39; SG 48)BRUNEI, 1908, $25.00 Black on Red (39; SG 48). Slight album offset on gum, excellent centering, strong colors, Very Fine, the key stamp of the colony, SG £650

650
275
2134
og
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2134, Brunei thru Canadian ProvincesBRUNEI, 1942, $5.00 Lake on Green, Japanese Occupation Ovpt. (N18; SG J18), BRUNEI, 1942, $5.00 Lake on Green, Japanese Occupation Ovpt. (N18; SG J18)BRUNEI, 1942, $5.00 Lake on Green, Japanese Occupation Ovpt. (N18; SG J18). Selvage at left, slightly dried original gum, well-centered, few short perfs at right and minute thin spot, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, signed Rowell, SG £1,000

1,400
250
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2135
og
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2135, Brunei thru Canadian ProvincesBURMA, 1937, 25r Blue & Ocher, Inverted Watermark (18 var; SG 18aw), BURMA, 1937, 25r Blue & Ocher, Inverted Watermark (18 var; SG 18aw)BURMA, 1937, 25r Blue & Ocher, Inverted Watermark (18 var; SG 18aw). Lightly hinged, exceedingly bright and fresh, Very Fine, a scarce watermark variety, SG value

£ 1,600
650
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2136
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2136, Brunei thru Canadian ProvincesBUSHIRE, 1915, 1k Ultramarine & Carmine (N9; SG 10), BUSHIRE, 1915, 1k Ultramarine & Carmine (N9; SG 10)BUSHIRE, 1915, 1k Ultramarine & Carmine (N9; SG 10). Horizontal strip of eight, position 7 showing the no period after "Occupation" variety (N9b; SG 10b), neat double-circle datestamps, well-centered, Very Fine, catalogued as singles, SG £740

1,905
650
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2137
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2137, Brunei thru Canadian Provinces"POST OFFICE, VICTORIA, VANCOUVER, PAID", "POST OFFICE, VICTORIA, VANCOUVER, PAID""POST OFFICE, VICTORIA, VANCOUVER, PAID". Blue oval handstamp on 1864 cover from Vancouver Island to Stamford, Canada West, U.S. 3c Rose (65) and 12c Black (69) cancelled by cogwheels (12c tied), "San Francisco Cal. Jan. 7, 1864" double-circle datestamp, Stamford arrival backstamp, stamps affixed in Victoria for 15c rate, cancelled in San Francisco and carried by steamers to New York via Panama, then by train to Niagara Falls and Toronto (Great Western Railroad), transit and arrival backstamps, Very Fine

E. 500-750
375
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2138
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2138, Brunei thru Canadian Provinces"VICTORIA/PAID/V.I, "VICTORIA/PAID/V.I"VICTORIA/PAID/V.I." Blue handstamped frank on U.S. 10c Green on Buff Nesbitt entire (U16) with red Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank, addressed to New London Conn., Stark correspondence, carried privately to New York where bold "New-York Mar. 17" circular datestamp was struck over embossed stamp, some edgewear, small filing hole, still Very Fine, very scarce example of mail from Vancouver Island with handstamped British Columbia & Vancouver Island frank, carried by Wells, Fargo outside of the mails from Victoria to New York

E. 500-750
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2139
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2139, Brunei thru Canadian Provinces"POST OFFICE, VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, PAID", "POST OFFICE, VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, PAID""POST OFFICE, VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, PAID". Blue oval handstamp on 1864 cover from Vancouver to Glasgow, Scotland, U.S. 24c Lilac (78) with part imprint in bottom margin tied by cogwheel, "San Francisco Cal. May 2, 1864" double-circle datestamp, red New York and London transit datestamps, Glasgow arrival backstamp, part of backflap missing, trivial age specks, Fine, a scarce use paying the newly reduced rate of 5c colonial postage and 24c U.S. postage from Vancouver Island via California to England

E. 1,000-1,500
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2140
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2140, Brunei thru Canadian ProvincesBRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1860, 2-1/2p Dull Rose, Perforated 14 (2; SG 3), BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1860, 2-1/2p Dull Rose, Perforated 14 (2; SG 3)BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1860, 2-1/2p Dull Rose, Perforated 14 (2; SG 3). Two singles, tied by blue "Dietz & Nelson's BC&V Express" double-circle handstamp on 1865 "paste-up" cover to London, England, matching "Paid" in oval, New York transit and London arrival datestamps, stamps with minor faults

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE DIETZ & NELSON EXPRESS "PASTE-UP" COVER WITH THE 2-1/2-PENCE DULL ROSE TO LONDON.

This cover was originally pasted to a Wells Fargo cover with U.S. postage. According to Nathan, this express started in 1862 and served the Cariboo Mines, then connected with Wells Fargo at Victoria. This service was eventually sold to Francis Barnard in 1867.

Ex Carr, Wilkinson and Walske.

E. 3,000-4,000
2,500
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2141
Pbl
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2141, Brunei thru Canadian ProvincesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1897, 1c-60c Anniversary of Cabot's Discovery, Plate Proofs on India (Unitrade 61P-74P), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1897, 1c-60c Anniversary of Cabot's Discovery, Plate Proofs on India (Unitrade 61P-74P)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1897, 1c-60c Anniversary of Cabot's Discovery, Plate Proofs on India (Unitrade 61P-74P). Blocks of four mounted on card, large margins all around, bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice set of proof blocks, Unitrade value as singles

C$ 3,100
800
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2142
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2142, Brunei thru Canadian ProvincesNOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 6p Dark Green (5; SG 6), NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 6p Dark Green (5; SG 6)NOVA SCOTIA, 1857, 6p Dark Green (5; SG 6). Large to ample margins all around, tied by neat oval grid cancel on 1859 folded cover to Bathurst, New Brunswick, Halifax Apr. 14 departure, transit and arrival backstamps, cover with file fold thru center not affecting stamp, Very Fine, Unitrade C$3,000.00

2,400
650
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2143
nhbl
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2143, Brunei thru Canadian ProvincesPRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, 1868, 4p Black on White, 4p Black on Yellowish (9, 9a; SG 16, 31), PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, 1868, 4p Black on White, 4p Black on Yellowish (9, 9a; SG 16, 31)PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, 1868, 4p Black on White, 4p Black on Yellowish (9, 9a; SG 16, 31). Two Mint N.H. panes of 30, both showing the two constant flaws - Shading variety (Unitrade 9ii) and "FOUP" variety (Unitrade 9v), earlier printing (Yellowish) with typical brownish gum and couple split perfs in selvage, other with barest trace of toning in edge of selvage, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, catalogued as singles without premium for the varieties, SG £1,170

960
400
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