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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Malayan States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2398
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2398, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Johore, 1884, 2c Rose (2; SG 5), MALAYA, Johore, 1884, 2c Rose (2; SG 5)MALAYA, Johore, 1884, 2c Rose (2; SG 5). Light circular datestamp cancel, Fine, SG £800

800
650
2399
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2399, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Johore, 1884, 2c Rose, "J" Raised (2b; SG 3), MALAYA, Johore, 1884, 2c Rose, "J" Raised (2b; SG 3)MALAYA, Johore, 1884, 2c Rose, "J" Raised (2b; SG 3). Bold color, well-struck Johore Bahru Star & Crescent double-circle cancel (Proud Ty. K2), Very Fine and quite scarce in this superb condition, with 2018 B.P.A. certificate, SG £800

825
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2400
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2400, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Johore, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Thin Narrow "J" (15a; SG 18a), MALAYA, Johore, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Thin Narrow "J" (15a; SG 18a)MALAYA, Johore, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Thin Narrow "J" (15a; SG 18a). Fresh color, light circular datestamp cancel, Fine, an elusive variety that occurs only on position R. 6/6, SG £600

625
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2401
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2401, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Johore, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, "CENST" Error (16a; SG 17a), MALAYA, Johore, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, "CENST" Error (16a; SG 17a)MALAYA, Johore, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, "CENST" Error (16a; SG 17a). Tied on piece by Johore Bahru circular datestamp, fresh color, Very Fine, SG £500

525
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2402
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2402, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Kedah, 1942, 5c Yellow, Black Overprint, Japanese Occupation (N4a; SG J4a), MALAYA, Kedah, 1942, 5c Yellow, Black Overprint, Japanese Occupation (N4a; SG J4a)MALAYA, Kedah, 1942, 5c Yellow, Black Overprint, Japanese Occupation (N4a; SG J4a). Vertical pair, used with two singles of Japanese Occupation 5c with Red overprint (N4; SG J4) and Japan 3s stamp, all tied by "Sungei Patani, Yubin Kyoku, Kedah" circular handstamps on piece, "31 Mar" handstamp at top, Very Fine, with 2018 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued simply as two used singles of the 5c with Black overprint, SG £450

650
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2403
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2403, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Malacca, 1942, 8c Gray, Japanese Occupation (N5; SG J49), MALAYA, Malacca, 1942, 8c Gray, Japanese Occupation (N5; SG J49)MALAYA, Malacca, 1942, 8c Gray, Japanese Occupation (N5; SG J49). Block of four showing the entire handstamp, top pair small h.r., bottom left single appears Mint N.H., wonderful contrasting and fresh colors, one stamp with minor trace of gum bend, Very Fine, each stamp with small backstamp, with 2018 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as singles, SG £1,400

1,200
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2404
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2404, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Pahang, 1891, 2c on 24c Green (7; SG 8), MALAYA, Pahang, 1891, 2c on 24c Green (7; SG 8)MALAYA, Pahang, 1891, 2c on 24c Green (7; SG 8). Deep rich color, well-struck Singapore Jun. 3, 1891 circular datestamp, certificate notes "tiny gum thin" which we feel is unfairly harsh, Very Fine appearance, with 2018 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,300

1,300
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2405, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Pahang, 1898, $5.00 Green & Ultramarine (20; SG 24), MALAYA, Pahang, 1898, $5.00 Green & Ultramarine (20; SG 24)MALAYA, Pahang, 1898, $5.00 Green & Ultramarine (20; SG 24). Original gum, lightly hinged, remarkably bright and fresh, Very Fine, an uncommonly choice example of this high value, SG £1,700

1,700
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2406
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2406, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Perak, 1883, 2c Rose, Double Overprint (6a; SG 17b), MALAYA, Perak, 1883, 2c Rose, Double Overprint (6a; SG 17b)MALAYA, Perak, 1883, 2c Rose, Double Overprint (6a; SG 17b). Two distinct surcharges, light cancel, faint trace of soiling, Fine, SG £650

600
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2407, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Perak, 1883, 2c Rose, Pair with Wide and Narrow "E", Double Overprint (6b-6e; SG 17a-18a), MALAYA, Perak, 1883, 2c Rose, Pair with Wide and Narrow "E", Double Overprint (6b-6e; SG 17a-18a)MALAYA, Perak, 1883, 2c Rose, Pair with Wide and Narrow "E", Double Overprint (6b-6e; SG 17a-18a). Horizontal pair, left stamp the scarcer narrow "E" (and the double surcharge also more pronounced), original gum, h.r., left stamp with tiny thin spot

FINE APPEARANCE. LIKELY A UNIQUE SE-TENANT PAIR WITH DOUBLE OVERPRINTS.

With clear 1996 B.P.A. certificate. Catalogue values as singles. SG £1,750

1,950
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2408, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Perak, 1891, 2c Rose, Large Roman Capital Overprint (11A; SG 23), MALAYA, Perak, 1891, 2c Rose, Large Roman Capital Overprint (11A; SG 23)MALAYA, Perak, 1891, 2c Rose, Large Roman Capital Overprint (11A; SG 23). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, deep intense color on fresh paper

VERY FINE. THE ONLY KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THIS STAMP IN PRIVATE HANDS. A IMPORTANT RARITY OF MALAYA.

Another pair (which used to adjoin this pair) is in the Royal Collection.

Ex Beckton, Dr. F.E. Wood, Frazer and Dr. Cheah Way Mun. With 1967 R.P.S. certificate. Catalogue values are as two singles. SG £7,500

7,500
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2409
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2409, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Perak, 1891, 2c on 4c Rose, Wide "E" (12a; SG 15), MALAYA, Perak, 1891, 2c on 4c Rose, Wide "E" (12a; SG 15)MALAYA, Perak, 1891, 2c on 4c Rose, Wide "E" (12a; SG 15). Strong color, circular datestamp cancel, Fine, SG £500

525
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2410, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Perak, 1883, 2c on 4c Rose (12b; SG 14), MALAYA, Perak, 1883, 2c on 4c Rose (12b; SG 14)MALAYA, Perak, 1883, 2c on 4c Rose (12b; SG 14). Original gum that certificates states as "traces" which we feel is more "part" as it covers most of the stamp, bold color

FINE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE SURCHARGE WITH ORIGINAL-GUM. LESS THAN SIX UNUSED EXAMPLES ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Even with "traces" of original gum, this example has more than most as these are typically unused (no gum). A major rarity which is missing from even the most advanced British Commonwealth collections.

With 2018 B.P.A. certificate. SG £4,500

5,000
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2411, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Perak, 1889, 1c on 2c Rose, "PREAK" Error (23a; SG 35a), MALAYA, Perak, 1889, 1c on 2c Rose, "PREAK" Error (23a; SG 35a)MALAYA, Perak, 1889, 1c on 2c Rose, "PREAK" Error (23a; SG 35a). Horizontal pair with selvage at left, the left stamp the error (position R 6/1 on the sheet), fresh color, natural gum bend, Fine, catalogued as singles, SG £930

927
350
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2412
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2412, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Perak, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Inverted Watermark (30 var; SG 48w), MALAYA, Perak, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Inverted Watermark (30 var; SG 48w)MALAYA, Perak, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Inverted Watermark (30 var; SG 48w). Large part original gum, fresh color, Fine, an elusive variety, SG value

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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2413, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Perak, 1890, 12c Violet Brown, Official, Wide Space Between "G" and "S" (O8a; SG O7a), MALAYA, Perak, 1890, 12c Violet Brown, Official, Wide Space Between "G" and "S" (O8a; SG O7a)MALAYA, Perak, 1890, 12c Violet Brown, Official, Wide Space Between "G" and "S" (O8a; SG O7a). In vertical pair with normal, original gum, rich color on fresh paper, Fine, catalogued as singles, SG £1,100

1,325
700
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2414°
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2414, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Selangor, 1882, 2c Brown (3; SG 8), MALAYA, Selangor, 1882, 2c Brown (3; SG 8)MALAYA, Selangor, 1882, 2c Brown (3; SG 8). Uncharacteristically well-centered, unobtrusive "B/172" octagon cancel and red transit handstamp

VERY FINE. A SELECT QUALITY EXAMPLE OF THE SELANGOR 1882 2-CENT OVERPRINT. ONE OF THE RAREST MALAYAN STATES STAMPS.

With 1965 B.P.A. certificate. SG £5,000. Undervalued in Scott

3,300
4,000
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2415°
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2415, Malayan StatesMALAYA, Selangor, 1881, 2c Brown, Wide "N" (5d; SG 4), MALAYA, Selangor, 1881, 2c Brown, Wide "N" (5d; SG 4)MALAYA, Selangor, 1881, 2c Brown, Wide "N" (5d; SG 4). Light circular datestamp cancel, fresh color

FINE. A DESIRABLE USED EXAMPLE OF THE UNDERVALUED WIDE "N", BY FAR THE RAREST OF THE 1881 OVERPRINTS.

The other six varieties of the 1881 Overprint are known to come from triplet settings. The setting for this stamp is unknown, but it is suggested it appeared only once on the setting of 60.

Ex Dr. Wood. With 1965 B.P.A. certificate. SG £3,500

2,750
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