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Sale 1220 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 May, 2020

Category — British Guiana thru Bushire

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
40
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 40, British Guiana thru BushireBRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 1c Black on Magenta (6; SG 9), BRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 1c Black on Magenta (6; SG 9)BRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 1c Black on Magenta (6; SG 9). Neat Demerara cancel, complete margins on three sides, small faults incl. small thins and facial scrape at bottom right, Fine, signed Drahn, an affordable example of this scarce stamp, Scott $7,000.00, SG £5,500

E. 750-1,000
800
41
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 41, British Guiana thru BushireBRITISH GUIANA, 1853, 1c Red, Type III (9b; SG 16), BRITISH GUIANA, 1853, 1c Red, Type III (9b; SG 16)BRITISH GUIANA, 1853, 1c Red, Type III (9b; SG 16). Mostly large margins, neat "A06" barred cancel, certificate notes "slightly faded" which we feel is unnecessarily harsh, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, with clear 1989 A.P.S. and 2017 R.P.S. certificates, Scott $2,750.00, SG £2,750

E. 500-750
900
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42
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 42, British Guiana thru BushireBRITISH GUIANA, 1878, (1c) on 4c Ultramarine, Type b Overprint (85a; SG 147), BRITISH GUIANA, 1878, (1c) on 4c Ultramarine, Type b Overprint (85a; SG 147)BRITISH GUIANA, 1878, (1c) on 4c Ultramarine, Type b Overprint (85a; SG 147). Well-centered, central cork cancel

VERY FINE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1878 ONE-CENT ON 4-CENT OVERPRINT ISSUE. THE RAREST STAMP OF THE OVERPRINTED ISSUE.

This is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records and missing from even the most advanced British Commonwealth collections. With 1965 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $6,000.00. SG £5,500

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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43
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 43, British Guiana thru BushireBRITISH GUIANA, 1877, 8c Rose, Official (O10; SG O10), BRITISH GUIANA, 1877, 8c Rose, Official (O10; SG O10)BRITISH GUIANA, 1877, 8c Rose, Official (O10; SG O10). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, Fine and quite scarce in unused condition, the first example we have offered in over 20 years, signed Bloch, Scott $2,400.00, SG £2,000

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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44
 
British Honduras Collection. To 1966 on album pages, value in 19th Century, which contains unused and used, duplication including shade, inverted watermarks and other varieties, two (S.G. 9a unused and 15w used) with R.P.S. certificates, somewhat mixed condition among the early issues, many Fine-Very Fine, catalogue value should be quite high

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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45
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 45, British Guiana thru BushireBRUNEI, 1906, 1c Violet & Black, Black Overprint (1a; SG 11a), BRUNEI, 1906, 1c Violet & Black, Black Overprint (1a; SG 11a)BRUNEI, 1906, 1c Violet & Black, Black Overprint (1a; SG 11a). Bold colors, light blue cancel, well-centered, Very Fine, a rare error, especially in used condition, with photocopy of 1998 Brandon certificate, Scott $3,000.00, SG £3,000

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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46
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Brunei Unused Collection. On stock cards, with better sets incl. 1895 Issue, 1906 Overprints, 1907-10 Issue incl. $25.00 with some duplicates (some values with typical tropicalization), 1922 Exhibition Issue, 1947-51 Value Changes incl. 2c with Redrawn Clouds and $10.00 block of four, and 1952 Issue, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,900
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47
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 47, British Guiana thru BushireBURMA, 1937, 3p-25r King George V (1-18; SG 1-18), BURMA, 1937, 3p-25r King George V (1-18; SG 1-18)BURMA, 1937, 3p-25r King George V (1-18; SG 1-18). Mostly lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine, Scott $1,457.00, SG £2,750

E. 500-750
1,000
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48
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Burma Officials. Complete run of all 53 stamps from 1937 to 1947 (Scott O1-O55; SG O1-O53), most stamps Mint N.H., a few of the high values are very lightly hinged, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, Scott about $1,480.00, SG £1,500

E. 400-500
750
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49
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 49, British Guiana thru BushireBUSHIRE, 1915, 5c Brown & Carmine (N4; SG 4), BUSHIRE, 1915, 5c Brown & Carmine (N4; SG 4)BUSHIRE, 1915, 5c Brown & Carmine (N4; SG 4). Setting IIa, pos. 8, well-centered, bold colors on bright paper, Very Fine, especially scarce in used condition, with 2020 Sadri certificate, Scott $1,400.00, SG £850

E. 500-750
800
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50
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 50, British Guiana thru BushireBUSHIRE, 1915, 5k Red & Ultramarine (N13; SG 13), BUSHIRE, 1915, 5k Red & Ultramarine (N13; SG 13)BUSHIRE, 1915, 5k Red & Ultramarine (N13; SG 13). Setting I, pos. 3, well-centered, bright colors, neat 1915 double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, with 2020 Sadri certificate, Scott $650.00, SG £325

E. 300-400
475
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