Contact by phone:
Dallas: (214) 754-5991
New York: (212) 753-6421

Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

Category — Canada thru Ceylon

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
229
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 229, Canada thru CeylonNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 8p Scarlet Vermilion, Half Used as 4p (8a; SG 8a), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 8p Scarlet Vermilion, Half Used as 4p (8a; SG 8a)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 8p Scarlet Vermilion, Half Used as 4p (8a; SG 8a). Right half of vertical bisect, large margin at right, ample at top and just touching at bottom, tied across the cut by barred cancel and "St. Johns, Newfoundland Paid AU 1, 1860" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Baltimore Md., "Boston Br. Pkt. 5 Aug. 11" credit datestamp, Very Fine, with 1999 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $4,500.00, SG £4,250, Unitrade C$7,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
230
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 230, Canada thru CeylonPRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, 1862-65, 1p Yellow Orange, 3p Blue (4, 6; SG 10, 14), PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, 1862-65, 1p Yellow Orange, 3p Blue (4, 6; SG 10, 14)PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, 1862-65, 1p Yellow Orange, 3p Blue (4, 6; SG 10, 14). Tied by barred cancel and "Prince Edward Island 29 Jan. 1869" circular datestamp on petite cover to Millburn N.J., Very Fine, a scarce combination cover showing an underpayment of the 6p rate, with 1984 Greene Foundation certificate

E. 400-500
300
Back to Top
231
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 231, Canada thru CeylonCANADA, 1859, 10c Deep Red Purple, Perf 11-3/4 (17e; SG 33b), CANADA, 1859, 10c Deep Red Purple, Perf 11-3/4 (17e; SG 33b)CANADA, 1859, 10c Deep Red Purple, Perf 11-3/4 (17e; SG 33b). PO 2A, tied by target cancel with "Roneau U.C. DE 24, 1859" circular datestamp on cover to West Troy N.Y., Chatham transit backstamp, stamp with one toned perf, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
275
Back to Top
232
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 232, Canada thru CeylonCANADA, 1859, 10c Deep Red Purple, Perf 11-3/4 (17e; SG 33b), CANADA, 1859, 10c Deep Red Purple, Perf 11-3/4 (17e; SG 33b)CANADA, 1859, 10c Deep Red Purple, Perf 11-3/4 (17e; SG 33b). PO 3A, two singles tied by "18" in four-ring target cancel with "Kingston U.C. MR 31, 1860" circular datestamp on blue cover to Boston Mass., cover with small central tear, still Very Fine, a scarce shade to find on cover, with 1988 Greene Foundation certificate (as old No. 15c)

E. 500-750
375
Back to Top
233
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 233, Canada thru CeylonCANADA, 1888, 3c Bright Vermilion (41; SG 105), CANADA, 1888, 3c Bright Vermilion (41; SG 105)CANADA, 1888, 3c Bright Vermilion (41; SG 105). Two singles, tied by blue "Wells, Fargo & Co., Victoria V.I." oval handstamp on "Wells, Fargo & Co., Victoria, Vancouver Island" printed frank to San Francisco Cal., sender's blue cachet at bottom left, Very Fine, paying the 2oz rate to the United States

E. 500-750
275
Back to Top
234
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 234, Canada thru CeylonCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864-72, 1p Rose, 4p Blue, 1sh Yellow Green (17, 19, 24; SG 24, 26, 29), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864-72, 1p Rose, 4p Blue, 1sh Yellow Green (17, 19, 24; SG 24, 26, 29)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864-72, 1p Rose, 4p Blue, 1sh Yellow Green (17, 19, 24; SG 24, 26, 29). Horizontal pair of 1p, all cancelled or tied by "14" three-ring target cancel of Pilgrim's Rest (Transvaal) on 1875 cover to Logansport Ind., cover originating in Pilgrim's Rest with Transvaal, 1875-76, 6p Blue on Pelure Paper (35; SG 45), huge to large margins incl. sheet margin at top, tied by same "14" three-ring target cancel, Kimberley, Cape Town, London and New York transit datestamps

VERY FINE. A REMARKABLE AND RARE COMBINATION COVER FROM PILGRIM'S REST TO THE UNITED STATES USING BOTH TRANSVAAL AND CAPE OF GOOD HOPE STAMPS.

This small town in Transvaal was settled after the discovery of alluvial gold deposits by prospector Alec Patterson. Patterson moved from Mac-Mac, a distance of about 5 km, which was the first place where payable quantities of gold were found. By 1873, when officially declared a gold field, the town suddenly grew to over 1,500 inhabitants.

Jorgensen Census No. 70. One of only 5 covers paying this rate. Ex Crocker and Riesco. With 1966 A. Diena certificate.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,000
Back to Top
235
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 235, Canada thru CeylonCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864-65, 4p Blue, 1sh Yellow Green (17, 19; SG 24, 26), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864-65, 4p Blue, 1sh Yellow Green (17, 19; SG 24, 26)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864-65, 4p Blue, 1sh Yellow Green (17, 19; SG 24, 26). Cancelled by bold "1" oval grid cancel with "Cape Town, Cape Colony JU 8 71" circular datestamp on cover to Philadelphia Pa., cover originating in Orange Free State with Orange River Colony, 1871, 6p Rose (8a; SG 5), tied by barred cancel, red London transit also ties Cape stamps, red "2 cents" credit handstamp, 6p with minor paper wrinkle of no consequence

VERY FINE AND RARE. A HANDSOME CAPE OF GOOD HOPE AND ORANGE RIVER COLONY COMBINATION COVER TO THE UNITED STATES.

As would be expected, nearly all other examples we have encountered were sent to the British Isles. Ex Dale-Lichtenstein.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
Back to Top
236
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 236, Canada thru CeylonCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864-72, 1p Rose, 4p Blue, 1sh Yellow Green (17, 19, 24; SG 24, 26, 29), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864-72, 1p Rose, 4p Blue, 1sh Yellow Green (17, 19, 24; SG 24, 26, 29)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864-72, 1p Rose, 4p Blue, 1sh Yellow Green (17, 19, 24; SG 24, 26, 29). Two singles of 1p, right stamp with wing margin at right, tied by boldly struck "1" numeral cancels with "Cape-Town, Cape-Colony DE 19 72" circular datestamp on long cover with manuscript "On Service O.F. State" endorsement to Charles W. Riley in Philadelphia Pa., cover originating in Bloemfontein with manuscript "-1/2oz, Paid 1/6, Govt. Office, Bloemfontein" at bottom left, London and New York transit and Philadelphia arrival datestamps, red "2" accountancy marking, cover reduced at sides, still Very Fine, a rare cover that was sent free to Cape Town on official business to Charles Riley who was the Consul General of the Orange Free State

E. 1,000-1,500
600
Back to Top
237
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 237, Canada thru CeylonCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1865-72, 1p Rose, 6p Bright Violet (18, 24; SG 25, 29), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1865-72, 1p Rose, 6p Bright Violet (18, 24; SG 25, 29)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1865-72, 1p Rose, 6p Bright Violet (18, 24; SG 25, 29). Used with Griqualand West, 1878, -1/2p Gray Black (97; SG 24), all tied by "11" barred oval and "Wellington MR 21 82" circular datestamps on cover to Stockbridge Mass., Cape Town, London (with red quartered "L" handstamp) and New York transit and Stockbridge arrival backstamps, red "2-1/2d" accountancy handstamp, Very Fine, the remainders left over after the annexation of Griqualand West were sent to Cape Town for redistribution to post offices for regular use

E. 300-400
250
Back to Top
238
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 238, Canada thru CeylonCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864, 1sh Yellow Green (19; SG 26), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864, 1sh Yellow Green (19; SG 26)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1864, 1sh Yellow Green (19; SG 26). Tied by bold "1" numeral cancel with "Cape Town, Cape Colony AP 29 75" circular datestamp on cover to Logansport Ind., cover originating in Pilgrim's Rest with Transvaal, 1874, 6p Bright Ultramarine, Rouletted (8; SG 42), tied by "14" three-ring cancel, London and New York transit datestamps, "2 cents" credit handstamp

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL COMBINATION COVER FROM PILGRIM'S REST IN TRANSVAAL VIA CAPE COLONY TO THE UNITED STATES.

This small town in Transvaal was settled after the discovery of alluvial gold deposits by prospector Alec Patterson. Patterson moved from Mac-Mac, a distance of about 5 km, which was the first place where payable quantities of gold were found. By 1873, when officially declared a gold field, the town suddenly grew to over 1,500 inhabitants.

Jorgensen Census No. 59. The only known example paying this rate (Cape stamp actually slightly overpaid rate).

E. 1,500-2,000
2,400
Back to Top
239
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 239, Canada thru CeylonCEYLON, 1872, 4c Gray, 8c Orange (64, 66; SG 122, 124), CEYLON, 1872, 4c Gray, 8c Orange (64, 66; SG 122, 124)CEYLON, 1872, 4c Gray, 8c Orange (64, 66; SG 122, 124). Horizontal pair of 8c, right stamp with wing margin at right, all tied by barred "B" cancel with red "Galle Paid, NO 14 74" circular datestamp on "Clarke, Spence & Co." printed circular to New York, stamps additionally tied by violet company cachet, 8c with small faults to perfs at right from placement on circular, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
300
Back to Top
240
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 240, Canada thru CeylonCEYLON, 1872, 8c Orange (66; SG 124), CEYLON, 1872, 8c Orange (66; SG 124)CEYLON, 1872, 8c Orange (66; SG 124). Horizontal pair, right stamp with wing margin at right, cancelled by barred "B" with red "Galle Paid, JA 13 74" circular datestamp beside on folded "Review of the Trade of Galle during 1873" printed prices current to New York, red manuscript crayon ties pair, Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
Back to Top
Copyright 2019. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy