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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Falkland Islands thru Gibraltar

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2251°
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2251, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1869, "Falkland Paid Islands" Black Frank (SG FR1), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1869, "Falkland Paid Islands" Black Frank (SG FR1)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1869, "Falkland Paid Islands" Black Frank (SG FR1). Clear strike on petite 1873 lady's cover with blue edge pattern on backflap to Swansea, Wales, Nov. 15, 1873 circular datestamp at bottom left, manuscript "6" rating to indicate postage paid alongside, small part of backflap missing, small tear at top of the cover well away from any markings

VERY FINE. A DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE FALKLAND ISLANDS 1869 BLACK FRANK. ONLY 46 ARE RECORDED.

The cover was carried by the Black Hawk to Montevideo, and then by the John Elder to Liverpool.

Ex A.J. Wilson. With 1947 R.P.S. certificate. SG value

£ 17,000
6,250
2252
og
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2252, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1879, 4p Dark Gray (2; SG 2), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1879, 4p Dark Gray (2; SG 2)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1879, 4p Dark Gray (2; SG 2). Large part original gum, strong color, Fine, a very challenging stamp to find in this sound original-gum condition, with 1993 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,400

1,400
1,600
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2253
ogbl
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2253, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1896, 2p Magenta (13; SG 25), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1896, 2p Magenta (13; SG 25)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1896, 2p Magenta (13; SG 25). Complete pane of 60 with imprint in bottom selvage, Mint N.H. except two stamps with h.r. and hinged in selvage, "Crown Agents" watermark along center of sheet, fresh color, Fine-Very Fine, catalogued as hinged singles, SG £420

420
160
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2254
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2254, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Tercentenary (65-76; SG 127-38), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Tercentenary (65-76; SG 127-38)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Tercentenary (65-76; SG 127-38). Mostly lightly hinged, couple lower values small h.r., bright colors

FINE-VERY FINE. A DESIRABLE SET OF THE POPULAR 1933 TERCENTENARY OF FALKLAND ISLANDS.

SG £4,250

4,794
1,900
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2255
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2255, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1935, 1sh Silver Jubilee, Short Extra Flagstaff (SG 142b), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1935, 1sh Silver Jubilee, Short Extra Flagstaff (SG 142b)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1935, 1sh Silver Jubilee, Short Extra Flagstaff (SG 142b). Top left corner selvage block of four, bottom left stamp the variety from Position R. 2/1 from Plate 2, particularly wide margins, top left (normal) stamp with shallow thin from hinge removal, error Extremely Fine, SG value as error single

900
275
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2256
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2256, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1938-46, 5sh Pale Yellow Brown & Indigo (94a; SG 161b), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1938-46, 5sh Pale Yellow Brown & Indigo (94a; SG 161b)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1938-46, 5sh Pale Yellow Brown & Indigo (94a; SG 161b). Lightly hinged, exceptionally fresh, a Very Fine example of this scarce color, with 1984 Bridger & Kay and 2018 R.P.S. certificates, SG £1,100

650
300
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2257
P
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2257, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarGIBRALTAR, 1886, 2-1/2p Black Die Proof (14P; SG 11P), GIBRALTAR, 1886, 2-1/2p Black Die Proof (14P; SG 11P)GIBRALTAR, 1886, 2-1/2p Black Die Proof (14P; SG 11P). Complete design on glazed card measuring 92 x 60mm, stamped "BEFORE HARDENING" AND "27 APR 86", quite fresh, Very Fine and scarce proof

E. 300-400
350
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2258
ogbl
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2258, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarGIBRALTAR, 1898, 2-1/2p Bright Ultramarine, Inverted Watermark (14 var; SG 42w), GIBRALTAR, 1898, 2-1/2p Bright Ultramarine, Inverted Watermark (14 var; SG 42w)GIBRALTAR, 1898, 2-1/2p Bright Ultramarine, Inverted Watermark (14 var; SG 42w). Top left plate no. 1 block of four, original gum, top stamps Mint N.H., deep color, bottom right stamp with a few nibbed perfs, Fine, very likely unique as a plate block, catalogue value as singles

£ 1,400
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2259
P
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2259, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarGIBRALTAR, 1912, Undenominated Black King George V Die Proof, GIBRALTAR, 1912, Undenominated Black King George V Die ProofGIBRALTAR, 1912, Undenominated Black King George V Die Proof. The design used for the -1/2p-1sh values, on glazed card measuring 92 x 60mm, stamped "BEFORE HARDENING" and blue "5 MAR 12", trivial indentation at left mentioned only for strict accuracy, Very Fine, a rare and important proof

E. 750-1,000
600
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2260
P
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2260, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarGIBRALTAR, 1912, Undenominated Black King George V Die Proof, GIBRALTAR, 1912, Undenominated Black King George V Die ProofGIBRALTAR, 1912, Undenominated Black King George V Die Proof. The design used for the 2sh-£1 values, on glazed card, ms. "For hardening/E.A.R./April 24 1912" small thin spot on reverse from archival mounting, still Very Fine, an important proof that is unique in this form, from the De La Rue archives

E. 750-1,000
600
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2261°
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2261, Falkland Islands thru GibraltarGIBRALTAR, 1950, 6p New Constitution, Double Overprint (129a; SG 142a), GIBRALTAR, 1950, 6p New Constitution, Double Overprint (129a; SG 142a)GIBRALTAR, 1950, 6p New Constitution, Double Overprint (129a; SG 142a). Two distinct overprints, block of four, lightly hinged (bottom stamps with just a faint trace of hinging), top left stamp with major re-entry, causing it to be in a darker shade than the others, Very Fine and rare, Stanley Gibbons notes that while four sheets were printed with the double overprint, some have the two impressions almost coincident, with 2007 B.P.A. certificate, catalogue values as singles, SG £4,000

4,000
1,400
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