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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Straits Settlements thru Tobago

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2458, Straits Settlements thru TobagoSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1879, 5c on 8c Yellow, No Period After "CENTS" (20a; SG 20a), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1879, 5c on 8c Yellow, No Period After "CENTS" (20a; SG 20a)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1879, 5c on 8c Yellow, No Period After "CENTS" (20a; SG 20a). In horizontal se-tenant pair with the normal, original gum, h.r., bright color, Fine, an elusive variety, catalogue values are as singles, SG £1,250

1,250
0
2459
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2459, Straits Settlements thru TobagoSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1879, 5c on 8c Yellow, No Period After "CENTS" (20a; SG 20a), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1879, 5c on 8c Yellow, No Period After "CENTS" (20a; SG 20a)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1879, 5c on 8c Yellow, No Period After "CENTS" (20a; SG 20a). Neatly cancelled by "B/172" of Singapore and forwarding handstamp, bright shade, Very Fine, a rare variety, SG £1,300

1,300
350
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2460, Straits Settlements thru TobagoSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1879, 7c on 32c Pale Red, No Period After "CENTS" (21a; SG 21a), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1879, 7c on 32c Pale Red, No Period After "CENTS" (21a; SG 21a)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1879, 7c on 32c Pale Red, No Period After "CENTS" (21a; SG 21a). In horizontal se-tenant pair with the normal, original gum, fresh color, a Fine and desirable example of this scarce variety, catalogue value are as singles, SG £1,980

1,980
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2461, Straits Settlements thru TobagoSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1880, 10c on 30c Claret, SG Type "d" (SG 25), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1880, 10c on 30c Claret, SG Type "d" (SG 25)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1880, 10c on 30c Claret, SG Type "d" (SG 25). Original gum, uncommonly fresh

FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF STANLEY GIBBONS NO. 25.

A stamp that is often missing in even the most advanced Straits Settlements collections. With 2013 B.P.A. certificate. SG value

£ 4,500
3,250
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2462, Straits Settlements thru TobagoSTRAITS SETTLEMNTS, 1880, 10c on 30c Claret, SG Type "g" (SG 36), STRAITS SETTLEMNTS, 1880, 10c on 30c Claret, SG Type "g" (SG 36)STRAITS SETTLEMNTS, 1880, 10c on 30c Claret, SG Type "g" (SG 36). Original gum, wonderfully rich color on fresh paper

FINE. A RARELY SEEN ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF STANLEY GIBBONS NO. 36.

With 2002 B.P.A. certificate. SG value

£ 2,500
2,000
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2463, Straits Settlements thru TobagoSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1884, 8c on 8c on 12c Brown Violet (65; SG 80), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1884, 8c on 8c on 12c Brown Violet (65; SG 80)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1884, 8c on 8c on 12c Brown Violet (65; SG 80). Rich color on fresh paper, light circular datestamp, Fine, SG £500

500
170
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2464, Straits Settlements thru TobagoSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1884, 8c on 8c on 12c Violet Brown, Dropped "s" in "Cents" (65 var; SG 80c), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1884, 8c on 8c on 12c Violet Brown, Dropped "s" in "Cents" (65 var; SG 80c)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1884, 8c on 8c on 12c Violet Brown, Dropped "s" in "Cents" (65 var; SG 80c). Traces of original gum, rich color

FINE. A VERY RARE AND DISTINCTIVE VARIETY. ONLY A SMALL NUMBER ARE KNOWN.

With 1923 Stamp Trade Protection Association certificate (signed by Houtzamer and Pemberton). Accompanied by the normal stamp (65; SG 80). SG value

£ 5,050
4,000
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2465, Straits Settlements thru TobagoSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1887, 2c on 5c Ultramarine, Double Surcharge (72a; SG 85b), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1887, 2c on 5c Ultramarine, Double Surcharge (72a; SG 85b)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1887, 2c on 5c Ultramarine, Double Surcharge (72a; SG 85b). Two distinct surcharges, original gum, strong color, Fine and seldom offered, ex Tom Allen, SG £1,700

1,700
1,100
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2466, Straits Settlements thru TobagoSUDAN, 1951, 2p Light Blue & Dark Blue, Official, Inverted Overprint (O51a; SG O74a), SUDAN, 1951, 2p Light Blue & Dark Blue, Official, Inverted Overprint (O51a; SG O74a)SUDAN, 1951, 2p Light Blue & Dark Blue, Official, Inverted Overprint (O51a; SG O74a). Position 35, with selvage at right, lightly hinged, exceptionally fresh, Very Fine, only one sheet of 50 was printed, with 1988 B.P.A. certificate as a block of four from which this originates, SG £1,200

1,100
400
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2467, Straits Settlements thru TobagoTOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6; SG 6), TOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6; SG 6)TOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6; SG 6). Large part original gum, uncharacteristically well-centered for this notoriously difficult stamp, rich color on fresh white paper

VERY FINE. A HIGHLY DESIRABLE PREMIUM QUALITY ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF TOBAGO 1879 ONE-POUND VIOLET.

Ex A. L. Michael. With 1960 R.P.S. certificate. SG £4,250

4,500
3,750
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2468, Straits Settlements thru TobagoTOBAGO, 1882, 4p Yellow Green, Malformed "CE" (19 var; SG 18a), TOBAGO, 1882, 4p Yellow Green, Malformed "CE" (19 var; SG 18a)TOBAGO, 1882, 4p Yellow Green, Malformed "CE" (19 var; SG 18a). Large part original gum, well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine, an elusive variety, SG value

£ 1,400
600
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2469, Straits Settlements thru TobagoTOBAGO, 1886, -1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, Double Surcharge (25d; SG 26b), TOBAGO, 1886, -1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, Double Surcharge (25d; SG 26b)TOBAGO, 1886, -1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, Double Surcharge (25d; SG 26b). Vertical pair, top stamp the error, bottom stamp normal, original gum, h.r.'s, fresh color

VERY FINE. A RARE ERROR THAT IS MADE EVEN MORE DESIRABLE BEING IN THIS SE-TENANT FORMAT.

Signed Bloch. With 1967 P.F. certificate. SG £2,750

2,800
1,500
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2470, Straits Settlements thru TobagoTOBAGO, 1886, -1/2p on 6p Bister Brown, Double Surcharge (27c; SG 27c), TOBAGO, 1886, -1/2p on 6p Bister Brown, Double Surcharge (27c; SG 27c)TOBAGO, 1886, -1/2p on 6p Bister Brown, Double Surcharge (27c; SG 27c). Two strong and distinct surcharges, part original gum, rich color

FINE. AN EXTRAORDINARILY RARE ERROR MISSING FROM MOST COLLECTIONS. THE FIRST WE HAVE OFFERED SINCE KEEPING COMPUTERIZED RECORDS.

With 1930 R.P.S. certificate. SG £3,750

3,750
2,100
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