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

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

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Category — Great Britain thru Bermuda

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
216
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 216, Great Britain thru BermudaGREAT BRITAIN, 1851, 2p Violet Blue on Thicker, Lavender Tinted Paper (4 var; SG 15aa; SG Specialised ES16), GREAT BRITAIN, 1851, 2p Violet Blue on Thicker, Lavender Tinted Paper (4 var; SG 15aa; SG Specialised ES16)GREAT BRITAIN, 1851, 2p Violet Blue on Thicker, Lavender Tinted Paper (4 var; SG 15aa; SG Specialised ES16). Horizontal strip of six, plate 4, lettered H-A to H-F, mostly large to clear margins including parts of few adjoining stamps, just touching at top right and right sides and slightly in at bottom left, tied by multiples strikes of barred "172" handstamp with red "Derry OC 31 1853" circular datestamp on reverse of folded letter to New York, red "Paid" handstamp

FINE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE STRIP OF THE 1851 2-PENCE VIOLET BLUE ON LAVENDER TINTED PAPER USED ON TRANS-ATLANTIC COVER.

As used singles alone, the Stanley Gibbons catalogue value is £10,800 -- without any premium for a strip or use on cover. With 1996 Brandon certificate.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,800
217
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 217, Great Britain thru BermudaGREAT BRITAIN, 1887-92, -1/2p Vermilion (111; SG 197), GREAT BRITAIN, 1887-92, -1/2p Vermilion (111; SG 197)GREAT BRITAIN, 1887-92, -1/2p Vermilion (111; SG 197). With perfin "P" in diamond, tied by "Dublin MY 4 98" double-circle datestamp on Sir John Power & Son whiskey distiller advertising cover to Philadelphia Pa., cover with small tears and light overall aging, otherwise Fine and attractive cover

E. 300-400
350
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218
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 218, Great Britain thru BermudaGREAT BRITAIN, Offices in Morocco, 1898, 50c Violet, Dark Blue Overprint (10; SG 6f), GREAT BRITAIN, Offices in Morocco, 1898, 50c Violet, Dark Blue Overprint (10; SG 6f)GREAT BRITAIN, Offices in Morocco, 1898, 50c Violet, Dark Blue Overprint (10; SG 6f). Tied by heavy and clear barred "A26" with "Fez, Morocco 3 OC 98" circular datestamp on brown cover to Winfield N.Y., Tangier and New York transit and Winfield Junction arrival backstamps, Very Fine, exceptionally rare used on cover and the highest denomination that was sent to Fez, ex Bendon

E. 400-500
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219
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 219, Great Britain thru BermudaGREAT BRITAIN, Offices in Morocco, 1899, 5c Green, 20c Olive Green, 25c Ultramarine, 40c Orange Brown (12, 14-16; SG 9, 11-13), GREAT BRITAIN, Offices in Morocco, 1899, 5c Green, 20c Olive Green, 25c Ultramarine, 40c Orange Brown (12, 14-16; SG 9, 11-13)GREAT BRITAIN, Offices in Morocco, 1899, 5c Green, 20c Olive Green, 25c Ultramarine, 40c Orange Brown (12, 14-16; SG 9, 11-13). Vertical pairs of each value, each tied by "Registered Tangier 23 NO 98" oval datestamp on cover to Oakland Cal., "R" in oval handstamp, arrival backstamp, Very Fine, a choice and attractive cover

E. 300-400
150
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220
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 220, Great Britain thru BermudaGREAT BRITAIN, Offices in Turkey, 1885, 80pa on 5p Green (2; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, Offices in Turkey, 1885, 80pa on 5p Green (2; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, Offices in Turkey, 1885, 80pa on 5p Green (2; SG 2). Tied by "British Post Office Constantinople Ja 24 88" circular datestamp on 2p Registered Envelope to San Francisco, with Express D'Orient red brown label tied by the same datestamp, red London oval registry handstamp, Liverpool, New York, and San Francisco registered backstamps, cover with a few small faults, the Orient Express label is rare on destinations outside Europe or the United Kingdom

E. 500-750
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221
c
Great Britain Small Cover Balance. Six covers to the United States, incl. 1841 2p with two strips of three, two Embossed and Line Engraved and on Line Engraved and Surface Printed combination covers, 1876 8p Orange registered cover and Jubilee Issue cover on illustrated advertising cover, small flaws to be expected, mostly Fine or better

E. 750-1,000
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222
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 222, Great Britain thru BermudaNEW SOUTH WALES, 1899, 2-1/2p Dark Blue (104; SG 303), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1899, 2-1/2p Dark Blue (104; SG 303)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1899, 2-1/2p Dark Blue (104; SG 303). Two singles, tied by boxed "Packet Boat" handstamps on Dixson & Sons Ltd. Sydney all-over tobacco manufacturers advertising cover to Lynchburg Va., red "N.Z. Marine P.O., R.M.S. Moana 11 Jun. 1900" circular datestamp, manuscript "via Frisco" directive and "Late fee added", San Francisco transit and Lynchburg arrival backstamps, Very Fine and attractive advertising cover, one of the 2-1/2p stamps paid the late fee charged

E. 750-1,000
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223
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 223, Great Britain thru BermudaQUEENSLAND, 1890, 2p Gray Blue (91; SG 190), QUEENSLAND, 1890, 2p Gray Blue (91; SG 190)QUEENSLAND, 1890, 2p Gray Blue (91; SG 190). Tied by indistinct May 1900 duplex datestamp on cover to Auckland, New Zealand, arrival backstamp, cover subsequently forwarded to New York with New Zealand, 1882-87, 2p Violet and 4p Blue Green (62, 64; SG 188, 190) and tied by "NZ Auckland 19 MY 90" circular datestamps, "Paid All" handstamp, New York arrival backstamps, 4p with couple pulled perfs at bottom, still Very Fine and attractive combination use

E. 400-500
550
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224
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 224, Great Britain thru BermudaBARBADOS, 1861, (1p) Blue, (4p) Brown Red, Rough Perf 14-16 (16, 17a; SG 23, 26), BARBADOS, 1861, (1p) Blue, (4p) Brown Red, Rough Perf 14-16 (16, 17a; SG 23, 26)BARBADOS, 1861, (1p) Blue, (4p) Brown Red, Rough Perf 14-16 (16, 17a; SG 23, 26). Tied by bold strikes of numeral "1" cancels with "Barbados AU 9 65" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Philadelphia Pa., St. Thomas transit backstamp, "Steamship 10" in circle handstamp also ties 1p, cover with minor edge wear, still Very Fine, ex Hart and Schneider

E. 400-500
350
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225
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 225, Great Britain thru BermudaBARBADOS, 1861, (1p) Blue, (4p) Rose Red, Rough Perf 14-16 (16-17; SG 23, 25), BARBADOS, 1861, (1p) Blue, (4p) Rose Red, Rough Perf 14-16 (16-17; SG 23, 25)BARBADOS, 1861, (1p) Blue, (4p) Rose Red, Rough Perf 14-16 (16-17; SG 23, 25). Tied by numeral "1" cancels with "Barbados FE 9 70" circular datestamp on reverse of folded letter to Wilmington N.C., manuscript "P. U.S. Packet from St. Thomas" directive, St. Thomas transit backstamp, "N.Y. Steamship 10 Feb. 21" integral 10c due datestamp also ties stamps, couple minor reinforced internal splits, otherwise a Fine and scarce cover, ex Dale-Lichtenstein and Prappas

E. 300-400
325
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226
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 226, Great Britain thru BermudaBARBADOS, 1878, 1sh Purple (56; SG 81), BARBADOS, 1878, 1sh Purple (56; SG 81)BARBADOS, 1878, 1sh Purple (56; SG 81). Tied by bootheel cancel with "Barbados MR 1 79" circular datestamp on fresh cover to Philadelphia Pa., New York Due 5c marking and Philadelphia arrival backstamp, Very Fine, a pretty pre-UPU use from Barbados

E. 400-500
350
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227
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 227, Great Britain thru BermudaBECHUANALAND, 1891-94, 4p Brown & Green, 1sh Green (35, 37; SG 35, 37), BECHUANALAND, 1891-94, 4p Brown & Green, 1sh Green (35, 37; SG 35, 37)BECHUANALAND, 1891-94, 4p Brown & Green, 1sh Green (35, 37; SG 35, 37). Vertical pair and three singles of 4p, used horizontal pair of Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1897, 2p Green & Carmine (71; SG 62), all tied by Mochudi circular datestamps on large 1899 registered cover to Sioux City Ioa., "R" in oval handstamp, New York transit and Sioux City arrival backstamps, Fine and interesting use

E. 400-500
450
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228
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 228, Great Britain thru BermudaBERMUDA, 1901, 1f on 1sh Gray (26; SG 30), BERMUDA, 1901, 1f on 1sh Gray (26; SG 30)BERMUDA, 1901, 1f on 1sh Gray (26; SG 30). Total of 20 examples comprising of an irregular block of eleven, strip of three, two pairs and two singles, all cancelled or tied by "St. Georges, Bermuda 22 MY 1901" double-circle datestamps on legal sized uprated 2p registered entire to Philadelphia Pa., New York transit and Philadelphia arrival backstamps, large block with small toned spot affecting one stamp, still Very Fine, an impressively large franking

E. 400-500
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