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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Labuan thru Leeward Islands

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2327, Labuan thru Leeward IslandsLABUAN, 1881, 8c on 12c Carmine, Double Surcharge, Missing Right Foot in Second Chinese Character (14c var; SG 15a var), LABUAN, 1881, 8c on 12c Carmine, Double Surcharge, Missing Right Foot in Second Chinese Character (14c var; SG 15a var)LABUAN, 1881, 8c on 12c Carmine, Double Surcharge, Missing Right Foot in Second Chinese Character (14c var; SG 15a var). Original gum, bright color, well-centered

VERY FINE. AN IMMENSELY RARE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE COMBINATION OF ERRORS.

This combination is not listed in the catalogues and we are not aware of any other example. The character missing variety occurs on only one position in the pane and only a few panes were produced with the double surcharge.

With 1997 B.P.A. certificate. The normal double surcharge catalogues $2,900.00 in Scott and £2,750 in Stanley Gibbons

E. 3,000-4,000
2,500
2328°
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2328, Labuan thru Leeward IslandsLABUAN, 1901, 8c Red & Black, Postage Due, Frame Inverted (J6a; SG D6ba), LABUAN, 1901, 8c Red & Black, Postage Due, Frame Inverted (J6a; SG D6ba)LABUAN, 1901, 8c Red & Black, Postage Due, Frame Inverted (J6a; SG D6ba). Cancelled to order as are all known examples, with the cancel clear of the central vignette, typical centering, bright colors

FINE. AN IMPORTANT AND SELDOM-OFFERED BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RARITY, OF WHICH ONLY ABOUT 30 EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED.

All of the known examples of this invert are cancelled to order, as they were discovered in packets after having been "remaindered," cancelled and sold below face value.

With 2003 B.P.A. certificate. SG £8,500

12,000
7,000
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2329
nhbl
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2329, Labuan thru Leeward IslandsLEEWARD ISLANDS, 1942, £1 Purple & Black on Carmine, Broken Lower Right Scroll (SG 114ae), LEEWARD ISLANDS, 1942, £1 Purple & Black on Carmine, Broken Lower Right Scroll (SG 114ae)LEEWARD ISLANDS, 1942, £1 Purple & Black on Carmine, Broken Lower Right Scroll (SG 114ae). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 1 block of nine (hinged in selvage only), bottom right stamp the listed variety from position R. 5/12, bottom middle stamp showing a repaired break in top right scroll, well-centered, Very Fine and attractive positional piece, SG value as simply the variety with no premium for plate block

£ 2,000
800
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