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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Togo thru Zululand

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1429
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1429, Togo thru ZululandTOGO, 1914, 1p on 5pf Green, Thin "y" (34a; SG H12a), TOGO, 1914, 1p on 5pf Green, Thin "y" (34a; SG H12a)TOGO, 1914, 1p on 5pf Green, Thin "y" (34a; SG H12a). Small h.r., precise centering, fresh and Very Fine, ex Gilbert, signed Calves and with 1998 Behr certificate, SG £400

400
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1430
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1430, Togo thru ZululandTOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine (44; SG H10), TOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine (44; SG H10)TOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine (44; SG H10). H.r., fresh color, small central thin, Fine and rare, only 100 examples are thought to have been printed with the wide setting, a vast majority of those known used, ex Gilbert, signed Champion and Bothe, SG £5,000

5,000
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1431
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1431, Togo thru ZululandTOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine, Second Setting (57; SG H23; Gibbs 23), TOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine, Second Setting (57; SG H23; Gibbs 23)TOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine, Second Setting (57; SG H23; Gibbs 23). Setting 2, neatly struck "Lome, Togo 5.10.14" double-circle datestamp, well-centered

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-MARK FROM THE NARROW SETTING. ACCORDING TO GIBBS, ABOUT 40 EXAMPLES WERE ISSUED.

Of those 40, about ten unused examples are believed to exist leaving less than 30 used examples even possible. Ex Gilbert. Signed Bloch. SG £4,250

4,250
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1432°
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1432, Togo thru ZululandTONGA, 1897, 7-1/2p Green & Black, Inverted Center (47a; SG 48a), TONGA, 1897, 7-1/2p Green & Black, Inverted Center (47a; SG 48a)TONGA, 1897, 7-1/2p Green & Black, Inverted Center (47a; SG 48a). Original gum, vibrant color on fresh paper, trivial natural gum corner crease

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 1897 7-1/2-PENCE KING GEORGE II WITH INVERTED CENTER. ONLY ONE PANE OF SIXTY WAS SO PRINTED.

Only the second example we have offered in the last 25 years. With clear 1961 B.P.A. certificate. SG £9,000

6,500
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1433
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1433, Togo thru ZululandTRINIDAD & TOBAGO, 1917, 1p Scarlet, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR1a; SG 176a), TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, 1917, 1p Scarlet, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR1a; SG 176a)TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, 1917, 1p Scarlet, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR1a; SG 176a). Vertical pair tied on piece along with -1/2p War Tax and pair 1p Red Cross by "Trinidad Registration JY 23 17 circular datestamp, rich colors, Very Fine, an elusive error in used condition, even more so in a pair, catalogued as two error singles, SG £600

600
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1434°
E
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1434, Togo thru ZululandVIRGIN ISLANDS, 1867, 1sh Virgin Essays (7E; SG 11E), VIRGIN ISLANDS, 1867, 1sh Virgin Essays (7E; SG 11E)VIRGIN ISLANDS, 1867, 1sh Virgin Essays (7E; SG 11E). Two essays printed in Orange Red on wove paper, cut to shape, first on gummed paper and without central Virgin figure and complete background, second without gum but with central Virgin figure in an unadopted state showing Virgin standing on a rainbow flanked by twelve lamps and tall lilies on each side

VERY FINE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE. A FASCINATING AND BEAUTIFUL PAIR OF ONE-SHILLING VIRGIN ESSAYS.

Ex Fredrick.

E. 2,000-3,000
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1435
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1435, Togo thru ZululandVIRGIN ISLANDS, 1866, 1p and 6p, Se-Tenant Compound Die Proof (1-2; SG 1, 3), VIRGIN ISLANDS, 1866, 1p and 6p, Se-Tenant Compound Die Proof (1-2; SG 1, 3)VIRGIN ISLANDS, 1866, 1p and 6p, Se-Tenant Compound Die Proof (1-2; SG 1, 3). Vertical format, printed in Green on card measuring 63 x 87mm, huge margins, Very Fine and scarce

E. 500-750
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1436
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1436, Togo thru ZululandVIRGIN ISLANDS, 1866, 1p and 6p, Se-Tenant Compound Die Proof (1-2; SG 1, 3), VIRGIN ISLANDS, 1866, 1p and 6p, Se-Tenant Compound Die Proof (1-2; SG 1, 3)VIRGIN ISLANDS, 1866, 1p and 6p, Se-Tenant Compound Die Proof (1-2; SG 1, 3). Vertical format, printed in Green on card measuring 64 x 86mm, mostly large margins, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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1437
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1437, Togo thru ZululandVIRGIN ISLANDS, 1866, 1p and 6p, Se-Tenant Compound Die Proof (1-2; SG 1, 3), VIRGIN ISLANDS, 1866, 1p and 6p, Se-Tenant Compound Die Proof (1-2; SG 1, 3)VIRGIN ISLANDS, 1866, 1p and 6p, Se-Tenant Compound Die Proof (1-2; SG 1, 3). Vertical format, printed in Brown Lilac on card measuring 66 x 98mm, huge balanced margins, Very Fine, ex Frazer

E. 500-750
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1438
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1438, Togo 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. 500-750
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1439
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1439, Togo thru ZululandZULULAND, 1888, -1/2p Green, Double Overprint (12b; SG 12a), ZULULAND, 1888, -1/2p Green, Double Overprint (12b; SG 12a)ZULULAND, 1888, -1/2p Green, Double Overprint (12b; SG 12a). Original gum, lightly hinged, clear doubling of overprint, small corner crease, Fine appearance, a scarce error, ex Gilbert, SG £1,100

1,450
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