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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 — Samoa thru Zululand

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
279
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 279, Samoa thru ZululandSAMOA, 1895, -1/2p Purple Brown, 1p Green (9d, 11e; SG 57-58), SAMOA, 1895, -1/2p Purple Brown, 1p Green (9d, 11e; SG 57-58)SAMOA, 1895, -1/2p Purple Brown, 1p Green (9d, 11e; SG 57-58). Horizontal pair of 1p, tied by bold "Apia, Samoa Feb. 24 97" double-circle datestamp on handsome cover to Branden Vt., San Francisco transit and Brandon arrival backstamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
0
280
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 280, Samoa thru ZululandSAMOA, 1895, 1-1/2p on 2p Orange, 3p on 2p Orange, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (24a-25a; SG 73-74), SAMOA, 1895, 1-1/2p on 2p Orange, 3p on 2p Orange, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (24a-25a; SG 73-74)SAMOA, 1895, 1-1/2p on 2p Orange, 3p on 2p Orange, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (24a-25a; SG 73-74). Two singles of 1-1/2p, tied by well-struck "Apia, Samoa Mar. 27 95" double-circle datestamps on registered cover to Rostock, Germany, "Registered" and "R" in oval handstamps, red London transit and Rostock arrival backstamps, stamps with couple toned perfs of little consequence, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
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281
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 281, Samoa thru ZululandSAMOA, 1899, 2p Bright Orange (33; SG 92), SAMOA, 1899, 2p Bright Orange (33; SG 92)SAMOA, 1899, 2p Bright Orange (33; SG 92). Horizontal strip of four, tied by bold strikes of "Apia, Samoa Dec. 29 99" double-circle datestamps on registered cover to Valparaiso, Chile, "Registered" handstamp also ties strip, New York and Valparaiso registry labels, New York transit backstamps, cover with slight toning along bottom, otherwise a Fine use of these Provisional stamps, the recipient was the British Consul in Samoa from the late 1880s until 1898

E. 400-500
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282
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 282, Samoa thru ZululandSARAWAK, 1888, 2c Lilac & Carmine, 5c Lilac & Green, 8c Green & Carmine (9, 12, 14; SG 9, 12, 14), SARAWAK, 1888, 2c Lilac & Carmine, 5c Lilac & Green, 8c Green & Carmine (9, 12, 14; SG 9, 12, 14)SARAWAK, 1888, 2c Lilac & Carmine, 5c Lilac & Green, 8c Green & Carmine (9, 12, 14; SG 9, 12, 14). Used with 6c Violet (30; SG 30), tied by "Sarawak 12 Feb. 98" circular datestamps on registered cover to New York, Sarawak and "R" in circle handstamp, London transit and New York arrival backstamps, Very Fine and scarce franking

E. 500-750
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283
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 283, Samoa thru ZululandSEYCHELLES, 1893, 12c Olive Gray & Green (8; SG 23), SEYCHELLES, 1893, 12c Olive Gray & Green (8; SG 23)SEYCHELLES, 1893, 12c Olive Gray & Green (8; SG 23). Used on uprated registered 18c on 3c entire and tied by "Seychelles 13 SP 96" circular datestamps to San Francisco Cal., "R" in oval handstamp, red London transit and San Francisco arrival datestamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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284
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 284, Samoa thru ZululandSIERRA LEONE, 1884, 4p Bister (30; SG 33), SIERRA LEONE, 1884, 4p Bister (30; SG 33)SIERRA LEONE, 1884, 4p Bister (30; SG 33). Cancelled by barred "B31" with red "Sierra Leone Paid MR 10 85" on reverse of cover to Erie Penn., red Liverpool and New York transit datestamps, accompanied by original letter on "Flagship Lancaster" stationery, fascinating contents to parents regarding travels to Gibraltar, Tangier, Santa Cruz (Canary Is.) and onwards to Liberia and Congo, mentions the locals, West India Regiment and low cost of fruits, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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285
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 285, Samoa thru ZululandSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 12c Ultramarine, 24c Green (14-15; SG 15-16), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 12c Ultramarine, 24c Green (14-15; SG 15-16)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 12c Ultramarine, 24c Green (14-15; SG 15-16). Tied by grid cancels and cancelled by manuscript company control initials, with red "Singapore Paid AU 31, 73" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Boston Mass., blue "Forwarded by Boustead & Co., Singapore" oval forwarder handstamp on reverse (Rowe Rarity "3"), "via Marseilles" directive, London transit, Boston Paid and red "2 cents" credit handstamp, Very Fine and attractive cover

E. 400-500
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286
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 286, Samoa thru ZululandSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1883, 5c Ultramarine (45; SG 65), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1883, 5c Ultramarine (45; SG 65)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1883, 5c Ultramarine (45; SG 65). Tied by "Singapore JA 11 93" circular datestamp with additional strike at left on printed "United States Consulate - Straits Settlements" cover to Philadelphia Pa., stamp additionally tied by violet Consulate handstamp and handstamp seal on reverse, violet "Per P.&O. Str. via Brindisi" directive handstamp, London transit and Philadelphia arrival backstamps, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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287
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 287, Samoa thru ZululandTONGA, 1886-92, 6p Ultramarine, 1sh Blue Green, Perf 12-1/2 (3a, 5a; SG 3-4), TONGA, 1886-92, 6p Ultramarine, 1sh Blue Green, Perf 12-1/2 (3a, 5a; SG 3-4)TONGA, 1886-92, 6p Ultramarine, 1sh Blue Green, Perf 12-1/2 (3a, 5a; SG 3-4). Horizontal pair of 1sh, tied by barred oval handstamps with two "F-I Nukualofa 13 NO 88" circular datestamps on registered cover to San Francisco Cal., violet "Registered at Nukualofa, Tonga" oval handstamp, Auckland registered transit and San Francisco arrival datestamps, Very Fine, an early and very rare first issue registered cover from Tonga to the United States

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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288
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 288, Samoa thru ZululandTRANSVAAL, 1883, 1p Black, 3p Red (119-120; SG 171, 173), TRANSVAAL, 1883, 1p Black, 3p Red (119-120; SG 171, 173)TRANSVAAL, 1883, 1p Black, 3p Red (119-120; SG 171, 173). Three singles of 1p, pair and single of 3p, all tied by "1" in three-ring target cancel with light Pretoria Feb. 19, 1884 circular datestamp on cover to Spring Hill, Penn., Cape Town, London and New York transit backstamps, red "2-1/2d" accountancy handstamp

FINE. A STRIKING AND RARE USE FROM PRETORIA TO THE UNITED STATES VIA CAPE TOWN AND LONDON.

Jorgensen Census No. 36. With 1996 Holcombe certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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289
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 289, Samoa thru ZululandTRINIDAD, 1857, (1p) Brown Red (6; SG 12), TRINIDAD, 1857, (1p) Brown Red (6; SG 12)TRINIDAD, 1857, (1p) Brown Red (6; SG 12). Large margins to just barely touching at top left, tied by indistinct cancel with "Trinidad MR 11 1859" circular datestamp on reverse of blue folded cover to Philadelphia Pa., scarce red "Paid at Trinidad" crowned circle handstamp (A1; SG CC1), St. Thomas Mar. 16 and Apr. 1 transit datestamps, manuscript "Missent to Jacmel, Haiti" along top into stamp, "Steamship 10" in circle handstamp, Very Fine, a fascinating cover that was missent to Jacmel rather than Havana and resent from St. Thomas about two weeks later

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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290
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 290, Samoa thru ZululandTRINIDAD, 1864-72, 1p Lake (48a; SG 69), TRINIDAD, 1864-72, 1p Lake (48a; SG 69)TRINIDAD, 1864-72, 1p Lake (48a; SG 69). Tied by "Trinidad SP 8 1875" circular datestamp with additional "Paid" strike in red below on folded "Trinidad Prices Current" circular to Portland Me., manuscript "per Brazilian Mail via St. Thomas" directive, "Due 2" handstamp, some minor edge tears, still Very Fine and attractive

E. 500-750
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291
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 291, Samoa thru ZululandZULULAND, 1892, 9p Blue & Lilac (9; SG 9), ZULULAND, 1892, 9p Blue & Lilac (9; SG 9)ZULULAND, 1892, 9p Blue & Lilac (9; SG 9). Tied by well-struck "Eshowe, Zululand DE 12 94" double-circle datestamp on legal sized registered blue official cover (crossed out by pen) to San Francisco Cal., "R" in oval handstamp, Durban and New York transit and San Francisco arrival backstamps, Very Fine and quite rare used on cover

E. 1,000-1,500
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292
c
British Commonwealth Excellent Postal History Balance. 24 covers to the United States, all bought individually from dealers or at auction, nearly all are multi-colored frankings, wide range of areas with no more than 2-3 per country, incl. British America with Canada, British Honduras, St. Christopher, Grenada and Barbados, British Asia with India, Ceylon and North Borneo, British Africa with Egypt, Orange Free State, Cape of Good Hope, Rhodesia and Natal, few British Oceania and even Great Britain used in Guayaquil, small flaws but mostly Fine-Very Fine, an attractive and colorful group of scarce covers

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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