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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Ireland thru Malta

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1355
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1355, Ireland thru MaltaIRELAND, 1922, 1p Scarlet, Inverted Overprint (2a; SG 2a), IRELAND, 1922, 1p Scarlet, Inverted Overprint (2a; SG 2a)IRELAND, 1922, 1p Scarlet, Inverted Overprint (2a; SG 2a). Block of four, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., fresh color, one bottom stamp with toned perf (seen on reverse), otherwise Very Fine and scarce multiple, with 1989 P.F. certificate, catalogued as singles, SG as hinged £1,100

2,400
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1356
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1356, Ireland thru MaltaJAMAICA, 1844 Double Forwarded Cover to London, JAMAICA, 1844 Double Forwarded Cover to LondonJAMAICA, 1844 Double Forwarded Cover to London. Folded cover with bold "Kingston JY 6 1844" circular datestamp on reverse to London, England, clear strike of "Received & Forwarded by Darrell & Barclay, Kingston, Jamaica" oval handstamp (Rowe Rarity "4") and red "Santiago de Cuba, Forwarded by Wright Brooks & Co." oval handstamp (Rowe Rarity "3"), arrival backstamp, Very Fine, a lovely cover with all of the markings and handstamps perfectly struck

E. 500-750
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1357
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1357, Ireland thru MaltaJAMAICA, 1921, 6p Abolition of Slavery, Watermark Crown CA Reversed, "Specimen" Overprint (87 footnote; SG 90xs), JAMAICA, 1921, 6p Abolition of Slavery, Watermark Crown CA Reversed, "Specimen" Overprint (87 footnote; SG 90xs)JAMAICA, 1921, 6p Abolition of Slavery, Watermark Crown CA Reversed, "Specimen" Overprint (87 footnote; SG 90xs). Small h.r., unusually fresh colors and gum (which are often toned to some degree), Very Fine, especially scarce with the reversed watermark, the stamp was withdrawn prior to issuance due to political reasons, SG value

£ 1,300
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1358
S
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1358, Ireland thru MaltaKENYA AND UGANDA, 1922-27, £5 Blue and Black, "Specimen" Overprint (41S; SG 99s), KENYA AND UGANDA, 1922-27, £5 Blue and Black, "Specimen" Overprint (41S; SG 99s)KENYA AND UGANDA, 1922-27, £5 Blue and Black, "Specimen" Overprint (41S; SG 99s). Minor h.r., well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine, SG £700

500
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1359
S
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1359, Ireland thru MaltaKENYA AND UGANDA, 1922, £75 Gray & Purple, "Specimen" Overprint (41E-S; SG 104s), KENYA AND UGANDA, 1922, £75 Gray & Purple, "Specimen" Overprint (41E-S; SG 104s)KENYA AND UGANDA, 1922, £75 Gray & Purple, "Specimen" Overprint (41E-S; SG 104s). Minor h.r., fresh colors

VERY FINE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE £75 GRAY & PURPLE KING GEORGE V ISSUE WITH "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT.

A practical alternative to the issued stamp which catalogues $140,000.00 (£150,000). SG £4,500

3,500
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1360
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1360, Ireland thru MaltaKUWAIT, 1951, 5r on 5sh King George VI, Extra Bar at Top (SG 91a), KUWAIT, 1951, 5r on 5sh King George VI, Extra Bar at Top (SG 91a)KUWAIT, 1951, 5r on 5sh King George VI, Extra Bar at Top (SG 91a). Position R. 2/2, barely hinged (if at all), well-centered, deep rich color, small backstamp, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott, SG value

£ 750
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1361
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1361, Ireland thru MaltaLABUAN, 1893, 2c on 40c Ocher, Inverted Surcharge (40a; SG 49a), LABUAN, 1893, 2c on 40c Ocher, Inverted Surcharge (40a; SG 49a)LABUAN, 1893, 2c on 40c Ocher, Inverted Surcharge (40a; SG 49a). Light Labuan circular datestamp, rich color in a deep shade, Very Fine, a particularly scarce variety in used condition, SG £600

675
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1362
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1362, Ireland thru MaltaLAGOS, 1884-86, 2sh6p Sperati Forgery Reproductions (33; SG 27), LAGOS, 1884-86, 2sh6p Sperati Forgery Reproductions (33; SG 27)LAGOS, 1884-86, 2sh6p Sperati Forgery Reproductions (33; SG 27). Four different items, one complete die sunk proof measuring 50 x 65mm, next three each signed Sperati and with violet "Reproduction Interdite" handstamp incl. one complete design, one with only value tablet and one with design but value tablet omitted, latter mounted on card, Very Fine a rare set of these Sperati forgeries

E. 750-1,000
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1363
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1363, Ireland thru MaltaLAGOS, 1886, 10sh Brown Violet (37; SG 29), LAGOS, 1886, 10sh Brown Violet (37; SG 29)LAGOS, 1886, 10sh Brown Violet (37; SG 29). Original gum. h.r., rich color, Fine, a surprisingly scarce high value stamp, signed Bloch, SG £1,600

2,750
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1364
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1364, Ireland thru MaltaMALAYA, Johore, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Thin Narrow "J" (15a; SG 18a), MALAYA, Johore, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Thin Narrow "J" (15a; SG 18a)MALAYA, Johore, 1891, 2c on 24c Green, Thin Narrow "J" (15a; SG 18a). Right interpanneau block of eight, variety position 6 (position R. 6/6 on the pane), others S.G. 17 (top block of four), 18 (position 5) and 19 (bottom pair), characteristic yellowish original gum, key variety Mint N.H., some h.r.'s including one reinforcing separated perfs, Fine, a scarce and handsome positional piece, catalogued as singles, SG £936

990
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1365
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1365, Ireland thru MaltaMALAYA, Penang, 1942, 10c Dull Violet, Japanese Occupation, Double Overprint, One Inverted (N6b; SG J82b), MALAYA, Penang, 1942, 10c Dull Violet, Japanese Occupation, Double Overprint, One Inverted (N6b; SG J82b)MALAYA, Penang, 1942, 10c Dull Violet, Japanese Occupation, Double Overprint, One Inverted (N6b; SG J82b). Mint N.H. block of four, strong color, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce block, with 2012 B.P.A. certificate, catalogue values as singles, SG £1,700

1,800
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1366
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1366, Ireland thru MaltaMALTA, 1875, -1/2p Yellow Buff, Perf 14 (3; SG 10), MALTA, 1875, -1/2p Yellow Buff, Perf 14 (3; SG 10)MALTA, 1875, -1/2p Yellow Buff, Perf 14 (3; SG 10). Block of twelve containing the top two rows of the lower left pane with "MALTA_POSTAGE ONE HALF-PENNY" interpanneau selvage at top, wing margin at right, original gum, seven stamps hinged, five stamps Mint N.H., bright shade, one stamp in bottom row with thin, slightly ragged perfs at top of interpanneau selvage, otherwise Very Fine and attractive multiple, from the "Rosemarie" pane, ex Damsell, catalogued simply as hinged singles, SG £1,020

1,080
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1367
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1367, Ireland thru MaltaMALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96), MALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96)MALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96). Deep shade, slight diagonal gum bend

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE KEY 10-SHILLING STAMP OF MALTA DEPICTING ST. PAUL AFTER HIS SHIPWRECK.

SG £3,250

3,500
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1368
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1368, Ireland thru MaltaMALTA, 1925, 2-1/2p Black, Postage Due, "2" of "-1/2" Omitted (J5a; SG D5a), MALTA, 1925, 2-1/2p Black, Postage Due, "2" of "-1/2" Omitted (J5a; SG D5a)MALTA, 1925, 2-1/2p Black, Postage Due, "2" of "-1/2" Omitted (J5a; SG D5a). Horizontal strip of three, middle stamp the error, h.r., large margins all around, vertical crease between second and third stamp and thin in margin at top right, neither of which affect the key error stamp or overall appearance, Very Fine and striking error, ex Gilbert, with 1999 B.P.A. certificate, SG £900

1,000
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