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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Somaliland thru Tobago

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1419
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1419, Somaliland thru TobagoSOMALILAND PROTECTORATE, 1903, 2a Violet, "BR1TISH" Variety (3c; SG 3b), SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE, 1903, 2a Violet, "BR1TISH" Variety (3c; SG 3b)SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE, 1903, 2a Violet, "BR1TISH" Variety (3c; SG 3b). From position R. 6/4, light Berbera circular datestamp, Fine, far rarer used than unused, neither Scott nor Stanley Gibbons prices it used ($325.00 and £375 respectively for unused)

E. 200-300
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1420
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1420, Somaliland thru TobagoSOUTH AFRICA, 1930-45, -1/2p Blue Green & Black, Tete-Beche Pair (33c; SG 42b), SOUTH AFRICA, 1930-45, -1/2p Blue Green & Black, Tete-Beche Pair (33c; SG 42b)SOUTH AFRICA, 1930-45, -1/2p Blue Green & Black, Tete-Beche Pair (33c; SG 42b). Mint N.H. block of four with interpanneau selvage between containing two pairs, bold colors, horizontal crease along top and one stamp at bottom with mild bend (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Very Fine appearance, a rare Mint N.H. tete-beche block, ex Gilbert, with 1965 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as two hinged pairs, SG £2,800

3,400
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1421, Somaliland thru TobagoSOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923, £1 Red & Green, Pair, Setting II, Without Period after "Afrika" (15c; SG 15a), SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923, £1 Red & Green, Pair, Setting II, Without Period after "Afrika" (15c; SG 15a)SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923, £1 Red & Green, Pair, Setting II, Without Period after "Afrika" (15c; SG 15a). Horizontal pair with selvage at left, h.r., left stamp the variety (pos. R. 6/1), bright colors, right stamp with minute inclusion (not mentioned on accompanying certificate)

FINE AND RARE WITHOUT PERIOD ERROR ON THE 1923 ONE-POUND VALUE ONLY FOUND IN SETTING II. FEW EXAMPLES ARE THOUGHT TO EXIST IN PAIRS.

It is believed that no more than 40 examples of this error exist. We suspect that far fewer still remain as pairs. Ex Gilbert. With 2000 B.P.A. certificate. SG £4,500

6,000
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1422, Somaliland thru TobagoSOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923, £1 Red & Green, Pair, Setting II, Without Period after "Afrika" (15c; SG 15a), SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923, £1 Red & Green, Pair, Setting II, Without Period after "Afrika" (15c; SG 15a)SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1923, £1 Red & Green, Pair, Setting II, Without Period after "Afrika" (15c; SG 15a). Vertical pair, lightly hinged, top stamp the variety (pos. R. 6/1), fresh colors, top stamp with single pulled perf (not mentioned on accompanying certificate)

FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE ERROR ON THE 1923 ONE-POUND VALUE ONLY FOUND IN SETTING II. FEW EXAMPLES ARE THOUGHT TO EXIST IN PAIRS.

It is believed that no more than 40 examples of this error exist. We suspect that far fewer still remain as pairs. Ex Gilbert. With 1979 R.P.S. certificate. SG £4,500

6,000
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1423, Somaliland thru TobagoSOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1927, 2p Violet Brown & Gray, Double Overprint, One Inverted (99d; SG 60cb), SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1927, 2p Violet Brown & Gray, Double Overprint, One Inverted (99d; SG 60cb)SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1927, 2p Violet Brown & Gray, Double Overprint, One Inverted (99d; SG 60cb). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with selvage at left, bold colors, left stamp with light diagonal bend, otherwise Fine and scarce, ex Gilbert, with 1999 B.P.A. certificate, SG £750

800
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1424, Somaliland thru TobagoSTELLALAND, 1884, 6p Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (4b; SG 4b), STELLALAND, 1884, 6p Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (4b; SG 4b)STELLALAND, 1884, 6p Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (4b; SG 4b). Original gum, h.r.'s, well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, a scarce and seldom-offered error, SG £1,900

2,000
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1425
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1425, Somaliland thru TobagoSTELLALAND, 1884, 1sh Green (5; SG 5), STELLALAND, 1884, 1sh Green (5; SG 5)STELLALAND, 1884, 1sh Green (5; SG 5). Mint N.H. top left corner selvage block of nine, fresh color, light diagonal gum bend affecting three stamps and small pieces of selvage missing at top, otherwise Very Fine, ex Gilbert, catalogued as singles, SG £855

832
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1426, Somaliland thru TobagoSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1915, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (174S; SG 215s), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1915, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (174S; SG 215s)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1915, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (174S; SG 215s). Original gum, rich colors

VERY FINE. A RARE AND HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 $500.00 KING GEORGE V WITH "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT.

A relatively inexpensive way to fill an otherwise impossible space as the normal stamp catalogues $90,000.00 (£100,000). SG £5,500

5,500
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1427, Somaliland thru TobagoSWAZILAND, 1889, 10sh Light Brown (8; SG 9), SWAZILAND, 1889, 10sh Light Brown (8; SG 9)SWAZILAND, 1889, 10sh Light Brown (8; SG 9). Large part original gum, attractive color

FINE. A RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1889 10-SHILLING HIGH VALUE.

The vast majority of unused example have faults to some degree. This is one of the few known sound copies.

With 1983 Philatelic Federation of Southern Africa certificate. SG £7,000

7,250
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1428, Somaliland thru TobagoTOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6; SG 6), TOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6; SG 6)TOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6; SG 6). Original gum, lightly hinged, attractive fresh color on bright paper

FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 ONE-POUND VIOLET, EXCEPTIONALLY RARE IN THIS PRISTINE CONDITION.

Signed Bloch and Holcombe. With 1962 R.P.S. certificate. SG £4,500

4,500
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