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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Crete thru Falkland Islands

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1297
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1297, Crete thru Falkland IslandsCRETE (British Administration), 1898, 20pa Violet (1; SG B1), CRETE (British Administration), 1898, 20pa Violet (1; SG B1)CRETE (British Administration), 1898, 20pa Violet (1; SG B1). Horizontal strip of three, tied to part of cover by two straightline Heraklion handstamp cancels, large to full margins all around, faint vertical score lines between stamps (as usual), Very Fine and a rare strip, this demonstrates the unevenness of spacing between these locally handstruck stamps

E. 500-750
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1298
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1298, Crete thru Falkland IslandsCRETE (British Administration), 1898, 20pa Violet (1; SG B1), CRETE (British Administration), 1898, 20pa Violet (1; SG B1)CRETE (British Administration), 1898, 20pa Violet (1; SG B1). Large margins all around, tied by bold straightline Heraklion handstamp on European-size cover, vertical file fold far from stamp, slightly reduced at left, small backflap tear, otherwise Very Fine, signed Holcombe, this postal administration was in service for just over a year

E. 500-750
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1299
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1299, Crete thru Falkland IslandsEAST AFRICA  AND UGANDA PROTECTORATES, 1903, 50r Orange Brown & Black, "Specimen" Overprint (16S; SG 16s), EAST AFRICA  AND UGANDA PROTECTORATES, 1903, 50r Orange Brown & Black, "Specimen" Overprint (16S; SG 16s)EAST AFRICA AND UGANDA PROTECTORATES, 1903, 50r Orange Brown & Black, "Specimen" Overprint (16S; SG 16s). Lightly hinged, gorgeous rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine, SG £450

350
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1300
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1300, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1896, 6p Yellow (16; SG 34), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1896, 6p Yellow (16; SG 34)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1896, 6p Yellow (16; SG 34). Tied by "Falkland Islands Jul. 27 03" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Havana, Cuba, neat "Registered" and crown handstamp, blue manuscript "10" in crayon, London transit datestamp, various registry markings, Very Fine, a rare destination cover

E. 500-750
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1301
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1301, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1912, £1 Black on Red (40; SG 69), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1912, £1 Black on Red (40; SG 69)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1912, £1 Black on Red (40; SG 69). Double struck circular datestamp, strong impression, Very Fine, genuine used examples of this high value are few and far between, with 2000 R.P.S. certificate, SG £600

600
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1302
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1302, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136). Neat Port Stanley 2 Jan. 1933 first day circular datestamp, fresh colors, Very Fine, a challenging stamp to find genuinely used, and particularly desirable with the first day postmark, with 2019 R.P.S. certificate, SG £1,500

1,500
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1303
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1303, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow & Black, Centenary (74; SG 136). Tied by neat "South Georgia 17 OC 33" double-circle datestamp with additional strike below on cover to London

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE USE OF THE 5-SHILLING PENGUIN ON COVER FROM SOUTH GEORGIA.

Ex Neild and Spencer. With 1968 B.P.A. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
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1304
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1304, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a). Lightly hinged, intense colors in this distinctive shade, Very Fine, a fresh example of this popular color variety, with 1980 B.P.A. certificate, SG £3,250

3,250
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1305
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1305, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a). Neat portion of Port Stanley circular datestamp, strong Yellow Orange color

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME AND RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1933 5-SHILLING TERCENTENARY IN THE YELLOW ORANGE COLOR.

This is only the second used example we have offered since keeping computerized records. With 2019 R.P.S. certificate. SG £3,750.00

3,750
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1306
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1306, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a). Bright and distinctive shade, tied by "South Georgia 7 MY 33" double-circle datestamp on cover addressed locally

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A HANDSOME LOCALLY USED COVER OF THE 5-SHILLING PENGUIN IN THE RARE YELLOW-ORANGE SHADE.

This is the first example on cover that we have offered since keeping computerized records. Ex Ayre and Spencer. With 1973 B.P.A. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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1307
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1307, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, £1 Rose & Black (76; SG 138), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, £1 Rose & Black (76; SG 138)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, £1 Rose & Black (76; SG 138). Minor h.r., well-centered, rich colors, Very Fine example of this popular Centenary high value, signed Bloch, SG £2,500

2,500
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1308
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1308, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, £1 Rose & Black (76; SG 138), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, £1 Rose & Black (76; SG 138)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, £1 Rose & Black (76; SG 138). Used with 10sh Light Brown & Black (75; SG 137), each tied by "Port Stanley, Falkland Islands 5 JY 33" double-circle datestamps on cover to Essex, England, file fold at left in no way affecting stamps or markings

VERY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE USE OF THE 10-SHILLING AND ONE-POUND CENTENARY HIGH VALUES ON A SINGLE COVER.

Ex Spencer

E. 3,000-4,000
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1309, Crete thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1935, 1sh Silver Jubilee, Flagstaff on Right-hand Turret (80 var; SG 142d), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1935, 1sh Silver Jubilee, Flagstaff on Right-hand Turret (80 var; SG 142d)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1935, 1sh Silver Jubilee, Flagstaff on Right-hand Turret (80 var; SG 142d). Lightly hinged, well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, one of the scarcer plate varieties of the 1935 Silver Jubilee issue, SG value

£ 1,600
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