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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong Kong

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2262
S
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2262, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongGILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS, 1939, -1/2p-5sh King George VI, "Specimen" Overprint (40S-51S; SG 43s-54s), GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS, 1939, -1/2p-5sh King George VI, "Specimen" Overprint (40S-51S; SG 43s-54s)GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS, 1939, -1/2p-5sh King George VI, "Specimen" Overprint (40S-51S; SG 43s-54s). Lightly hinged or minor h.r., fresh and Very Fine, SG £600

625
170
2263
og
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2263, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1861, 6p Lake Red, Perf 11 to 12-1/2 (2b; SG 3a), GRENADA, 1861, 6p Lake Red, Perf 11 to 12-1/2 (2b; SG 3a)GRENADA, 1861, 6p Lake Red, Perf 11 to 12-1/2 (2b; SG 3a). Original gum, unusually well-centered for this, rich color, light production paper bend at bottom left, still a Very Fine example of this difficult unissued stamp, with 2005 Sismondo certificate, SG £750

1,000
550
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2264
ng
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2264, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1875, 6p Vermilion (5D; SG 17), GRENADA, 1875, 6p Vermilion (5D; SG 17)GRENADA, 1875, 6p Vermilion (5D; SG 17). Unused (no gum), bright color, Fine, an elusive unused stamp, SG £850

925
0
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2265
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2265, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1875, 1sh Purple, "SHLLIING" Variety (11a; SG 13a), GRENADA, 1875, 1sh Purple, "SHLLIING" Variety (11a; SG 13a)GRENADA, 1875, 1sh Purple, "SHLLIING" Variety (11a; SG 13a). Deep color, lightly cancelled, Fine, with 1956 R.P.S. certificate, SG £700

800
275
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2266
og
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2266, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1888, 4p on 2sh Orange & Green, Wide Space Between "TWO" and "SHILLINGS" (32 var; SG 41b), GRENADA, 1888, 4p on 2sh Orange & Green, Wide Space Between "TWO" and "SHILLINGS" (32 var; SG 41b)GRENADA, 1888, 4p on 2sh Orange & Green, Wide Space Between "TWO" and "SHILLINGS" (32 var; SG 41b). Horizontal pair, left stamp the variety, vibrant color, Fine, SG value as singles

£ 350
160
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2267
og
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2267, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1888, 4p on 2sh Orange & Green, Upright "d" (33; SG 41a), GRENADA, 1888, 4p on 2sh Orange & Green, Upright "d" (33; SG 41a)GRENADA, 1888, 4p on 2sh Orange & Green, Upright "d" (33; SG 41a). Horizontal pair, positions 5-6, right stamp with upright "d" , left stamp with slanted "d" (32; SG 41), original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, Fine, particularly scarce and desirable in this se-tenant format, with 1912 R.P.S. certificate, catalog values as singles, SG £850

925
550
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2268
og
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2268, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1888, 4p on 2sh Orange, Wide Space Between "TWO" and "SHILLINGS" (SG 42a), GRENADA, 1888, 4p on 2sh Orange, Wide Space Between "TWO" and "SHILLINGS" (SG 42a)GRENADA, 1888, 4p on 2sh Orange, Wide Space Between "TWO" and "SHILLINGS" (SG 42a). Original gum, attractive color, Fine, with 1989 Brandon certificate, SG value

£ 375
0
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2269
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2269, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongHELIGOLAND, 1867-68, 1sch Rose & Deep Green, 2sch Rose & Pale Green (2-3; SG 2-3; Michel 2-3), HELIGOLAND, 1867-68, 1sch Rose & Deep Green, 2sch Rose & Pale Green (2-3; SG 2-3; Michel 2-3)HELIGOLAND, 1867-68, 1sch Rose & Deep Green, 2sch Rose & Pale Green (2-3; SG 2-3; Michel 2-3). Used with -1/2sch Blue Green & Carmine, Perf (5a; SG 6; Michel 6a), tied by "Heligoland AU 23, 1869" circular datestamp on cover to Grunberg, Prussia, Hamburg transit backstamp, -1/2sch stamp with trivial single perf flaw of no consequence, small piece of backflap missing, Very Fine, a remarkable use of both the roulette and perforated First Issues of Heligoland, signed Schlesinger and Otto Muller, with 2009 Muller certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,400
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2270
og
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2270, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1876, 28c on 30c Violet (30; SG 21), HONG KONG, 1876, 28c on 30c Violet (30; SG 21)HONG KONG, 1876, 28c on 30c Violet (30; SG 21). Original gum, fresh shade on bright paper, Fine and scarce with original gum, with 2015 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,600

1,400
1,100
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2271
S
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2271, Gilbert & Ellice Islands thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1941, 2c-$1.00 Centenary of British Rule, "Specimen" Overprint (168S-173S; SG 163s-168s), HONG KONG, 1941, 2c-$1.00 Centenary of British Rule, "Specimen" Overprint (168S-173S; SG 163s-168s)HONG KONG, 1941, 2c-$1.00 Centenary of British Rule, "Specimen" Overprint (168S-173S; SG 163s-168s). Lightly hinged, well-centered, Very Fine, SG value

£ 550
190
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