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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 10-12 December, 2019

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Category — Cape of Good Hope thru Ceylon

Lot
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1285
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1285, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20). Tied on small piece by clear "Mafeking, C.G.H. AP 12 1900" circular datestamp, strong color, Very Fine, with 1968 P.F. certificate

450
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1286
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1286, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Pale Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell, Large Format (180; SG 21), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Pale Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell, Large Format (180; SG 21)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 3p Pale Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell, Large Format (180; SG 21). Original gum, h.r., slightly soiled, small tear at bottom and minute ink spot (not cancel) at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND PRESENTABLE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 3-PENCE BADEN-POWELL IN THE LARGE FORMAT.

This is the first original-gum example we have offered since keeping computerized records. With 1988 Brandon certificate. SG £12,000

12,000
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1287
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1287, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell, Large Format (180; SG 21), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell, Large Format (180; SG 21)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell, Large Format (180; SG 21). Neat "Mafeking C.G.H. MY 12, 1900" circular datestamp, strong color, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, SG £1,300

1,350
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1288
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1288, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35). Bold colors, excellent centering, Very Fine, a choice example of this key stamp of the colony, noted by Holcombe as an early state of the handstamp, with 1979 B.P.A. and 1989 Holcombe certificates, SG £2,000

2,000
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1289
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1289, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35). H.r., rich colors, Very Fine example of the key stamp of the colony, signed Friedl and with 1970 P.F. certificate, SG £1,800

2,000
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1290
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1290, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCEYLON, 1859, 1sh9p Green (12; SG 11), CEYLON, 1859, 1sh9p Green (12; SG 11)CEYLON, 1859, 1sh9p Green (12; SG 11). Unused (without gum), margins to just barely touching, bold color, Fine, with 1999 Brandon certificate, SG £800

950
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1291
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1291, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCEYLON, 1857, -1/2p Lilac on Bluish Paper (15; SG 16), CEYLON, 1857, -1/2p Lilac on Bluish Paper (15; SG 16)CEYLON, 1857, -1/2p Lilac on Bluish Paper (15; SG 16). Unused (no gum), large balanced margins, pretty shade on fresh paper which is free of the usual surface cracking, small thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, a rare unused stamp, ex Gilbert, with 1997 B.P.A. certificate, SG £4,250

4,250
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1292
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1292, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCEYLON, 1861-64, 8p Yellow Brown (30; SG 32a), CEYLON, 1861-64, 8p Yellow Brown (30; SG 32a)CEYLON, 1861-64, 8p Yellow Brown (30; SG 32a). Unused (no gum), excellent centering, rich color in this distinctive shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,600

1,800
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1293
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1293, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCEYLON, 1861, 1sh9p Green, Rough Perf 14-15-1/2 (35; SG 36), CEYLON, 1861, 1sh9p Green, Rough Perf 14-15-1/2 (35; SG 36)CEYLON, 1861, 1sh9p Green, Rough Perf 14-15-1/2 (35; SG 36). Original gum, h.r., well-centered for this tightly spaced issue, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, prepared but not issued, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, SG £750

825
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1294
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1294, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCEYLON, 1862, 5p Carmine Brown (40; SG 40), CEYLON, 1862, 5p Carmine Brown (40; SG 40)CEYLON, 1862, 5p Carmine Brown (40; SG 40). Original gum, deep intense color and impression, Fine and surprisingly scarce with original gum, with 2007 Sismondo certificate, SG £1,800

1,850
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1295
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1295, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCEYLON, 1912-25, 50r Dull Violet (215; SG 320), CEYLON, 1912-25, 50r Dull Violet (215; SG 320)CEYLON, 1912-25, 50r Dull Violet (215; SG 320). Minor h.r., fresh color, Fine, ex Gilbert, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, SG £650

750
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1296
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1296, Cape of Good Hope thru CeylonCEYLON, 1912-25, 100r Gray Black, "Specimen" Overprint (216S; SG 321s), CEYLON, 1912-25, 100r Gray Black, "Specimen" Overprint (216S; SG 321s)CEYLON, 1912-25, 100r Gray Black, "Specimen" Overprint (216S; SG 321s). Lightly hinged, strong color and impression, Fine and scarce, SG value

£ 425
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