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Sale 1226 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 29 September-1 October, 2020

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Category — Gibraltar thru Hong Kong

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1200
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1200, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1886, 2-1/2p Blue, Watermark Inverted (SG 11w), GIBRALTAR, 1886, 2-1/2p Blue, Watermark Inverted (SG 11w)GIBRALTAR, 1886, 2-1/2p Blue, Watermark Inverted (SG 11w). Original gum, large h.r., Fine and scarce, SG £400

E. 150-200
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1201
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1201, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1908, £1 Violet & Black on Red (64; SG 64), GIBRALTAR, 1908, £1 Violet & Black on Red (64; SG 64)GIBRALTAR, 1908, £1 Violet & Black on Red (64; SG 64). Lightly hinged, precise centering, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, Scott $650.00, SG £650

E. 200-300
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1202
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1202, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1921-27, -1/2p-8sh King George V, "Specimen" Overprint (SG 89s-101s), GIBRALTAR, 1921-27, -1/2p-8sh King George V, "Specimen" Overprint (SG 89s-101s)GIBRALTAR, 1921-27, -1/2p-8sh King George V, "Specimen" Overprint (SG 89s-101s). Lightly hinged or h.r., bright and fresh, Fine-Very Fine, SG £600

E. 200-300
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1203
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1203, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1925-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108), GIBRALTAR, 1925-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108)GIBRALTAR, 1925-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108). Lightly hinged, deep rich colors on fresh paper, Very Fine example of this key stamp, with 2013 Halberstam guarantee, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,600

E. 750-1,000
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1204
 
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1204, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108), GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108)GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108). Lightly struck Feb. 1926 oval registry datestamp, intense colors

VERY FINE. A CHOICE AND RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1925 5-POUND KING GEORGE V HIGH-VALUE IN SOUND CONIDITION.

With 2005 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $6,000.00. SG £6,000

E. 2,000-3,000
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1205
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GIBRALTAR, 1921-27 King George V Specialized Group. Neatly mounted on homemade pages, incl. singles, plate no. blocks and shades as listed in Stanley Gibbons, incl. four 4sh and three 8sh examples, mostly Very Fine, total SG value exceeds £1,600

E. 500-750
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1206
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1206, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1942, 2sh Black & Brown, Perf 13, Bird on Memorial (SG 128bb), GIBRALTAR, 1942, 2sh Black & Brown, Perf 13, Bird on Memorial (SG 128bb)GIBRALTAR, 1942, 2sh Black & Brown, Perf 13, Bird on Memorial (SG 128bb). Minor h.r., well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine and scarce variety, SG £750

E. 200-300
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1207
 
GIBRALTAR, Group of Better Unused Sets. With 1889 Issue complete incl. "Specimen" overprints, 1927-27 King George V set to 8sh, King George VI on hingeless Palo Album pages incl. each of the different perf varieties plus an additional group on a cut down page, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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1208
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1208, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS, 1924, £1 Violet & Black on Red (26; SG 24), GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS, 1924, £1 Violet & Black on Red (26; SG 24)GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS, 1924, £1 Violet & Black on Red (26; SG 24). Faintly hinged, deep colors, Very Fine, Scott $600.00, SG £550

E. 200-300
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1209
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1209, Gibraltar thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1892, 1p on 6p Red Lilac, Postage Due, Tete-Beche Pair (J6a; D4a), GRENADA, 1892, 1p on 6p Red Lilac, Postage Due, Tete-Beche Pair (J6a; D4a)GRENADA, 1892, 1p on 6p Red Lilac, Postage Due, Tete-Beche Pair (J6a; D4a). Mint N.H. vertical pair, just slightly toned original gum as are all other examples we are aware of, strong color, Very Fine and rare, the vast majority of these local surcharges were used (as single stamps), only three unused pairs are recorded making it a major Postage Due rarity, Scott $3,500.00, SG £4,000

E. 1,000-1,500
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1210
 
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1210, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1865-91, 2c-48c Queen Victoria (8/64 var), HONG KONG, 1865-91, 2c-48c Queen Victoria (8/64 var)HONG KONG, 1865-91, 2c-48c Queen Victoria (8/64 var). Nine used stamps, including 4c Slate Perf 12-1/2 (25; SG 9f), others are varieties or with better cancels (see website scan), mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
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1211°
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1211, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1879, 10c on 12c Blue (33a; SG 25a), HONG KONG, 1879, 10c on 12c Blue (33a; SG 25a)HONG KONG, 1879, 10c on 12c Blue (33a; SG 25a). Unused (no gum), bright shade on fresh paper, Fine and scarce, Scott $1,450.00, SG £1,700

E. 1,000-1,500
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1212, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1891, 14c on 30c Violet, "GKON" in Tablet Damaged at Bottom (65 var; SG 44b), HONG KONG, 1891, 14c on 30c Violet, "GKON" in Tablet Damaged at Bottom (65 var; SG 44b)HONG KONG, 1891, 14c on 30c Violet, "GKON" in Tablet Damaged at Bottom (65 var; SG 44b). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color

FINE. AN ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1891 14-CENTS ON 30-CENTS SURCHARGE WITH THE RARE DAMAGED TABLET AT BOTTOM, STANLEY GIBBONS NO. 44b.

This variety occurred on position R. 9/5 on the bottom right pane of plate 1. Very few unused examples are known.

With 2020 B.P.A. certificate. SG £6,000

E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1213, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1891, 2c Jubilee, Broken "1" (66f; SG 51c), HONG KONG, 1891, 2c Jubilee, Broken "1" (66f; SG 51c)HONG KONG, 1891, 2c Jubilee, Broken "1" (66f; SG 51c). Position R. 2/1, original gum, minor h.r., rich color, Very Fine and scarce, Scott $1,000.00, SG £950

E. 500-750
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1214
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1214, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1903, $10.00 Orange & Black (85; SG 76), HONG KONG, 1903, $10.00 Orange & Black (85; SG 76)HONG KONG, 1903, $10.00 Orange & Black (85; SG 76). Bottom left corner single with interpanneau selvage at left, barest trace of hinging (if at all), bright and fresh colors, Extremely Fine, a choice example of this popular high value, Scott $1,100.00, SG £1,400

E. 400-500
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1215
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1215, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a), HONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a)HONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a). Trivial h.r., excellent centering, bright colors, Very Fine and choice, Scott $525.00, SG £600

E. 200-300
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1216
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1216, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHONG KONG, Used in Canton, 1882, 5c Ultramarine (LCA30; SG Z162), HONG KONG, Used in Canton, 1882, 5c Ultramarine (LCA30; SG Z162)HONG KONG, Used in Canton, 1882, 5c Ultramarine (LCA30; SG Z162). Horizontal pair, tied by "Canton JU 12 95" circular datestamps on cover to Dortmund, Germany, with German Consulate in Canton seal on reverse, Hong Kong transit and Dortmund arrival backstamps, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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1217°
 
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1217, Gibraltar thru Hong KongHONG KONG, Used in Canton, 1891, 2c Jubilee (LCA49; SG Z175), HONG KONG, Used in Canton, 1891, 2c Jubilee (LCA49; SG Z175)HONG KONG, Used in Canton, 1891, 2c Jubilee (LCA49; SG Z175). Bold strike of "Canton JA 27 91" circular datestamp, bold color, Very Fine, a surprisingly scarce cancel to find on the 1891 Jubilee stamp, Scott $1,100.00, SG £1,100

E. 750-1,000
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