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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 — Lagos thru Natal

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1251
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1251, Lagos thru NatalLAGOS, 1886, 10sh Brown Violet (37; SG 29), LAGOS, 1886, 10sh Brown Violet (37; SG 29)LAGOS, 1886, 10sh Brown Violet (37; SG 29). Original gum, fresh color, recent certificate mentions a vertical gum crease which is quite minor and unworthy of mention, overall a Fine example of this scarce and often faked stamp, with 1988 Diena and 2014 B.P.A. certificates, Scott $2,750.00, SG £1,600

E. 750-1,000
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1252, Lagos thru NatalMALAYA, Federated States, 1910, $25.00 Green & Orange (37; SG 51), MALAYA, Federated States, 1910, $25.00 Green & Orange (37; SG 51)MALAYA, Federated States, 1910, $25.00 Green & Orange (37; SG 51). Lightly hinged though with barest trace of toning, bold colors, Very Fine and scarce high-value, Scott $2,200.00, SG £2,250

E. 500-750
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1253
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1253, Lagos thru NatalMALAYA, Federated States, 1928, $25.00 Green & Orange (76; SG 82), MALAYA, Federated States, 1928, $25.00 Green & Orange (76; SG 82)MALAYA, Federated States, 1928, $25.00 Green & Orange (76; SG 82). Barely hinged (if at all), bold colors on fresh paper, Very Fine and scarce in this choice condition, Scott $2,250.00, SG £2,250

E. 750-1,000
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1254
 
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1254, Lagos thru NatalMALAYA, Trengganu, 1917, 4c+2c Red Cross Overprint, "SS" of "CROSS" Inverted (SG 20b), MALAYA, Trengganu, 1917, 4c+2c Red Cross Overprint, "SS" of "CROSS" Inverted (SG 20b)MALAYA, Trengganu, 1917, 4c+2c Red Cross Overprint, "SS" of "CROSS" Inverted (SG 20b). Lightly cancelled, slightly toned and color a bit faded, Fine appearance, a rare error, with 2020 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,600

E. 300-400
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1255, Lagos thru NatalMALAYA, Trengganu, 1917, 4c+2c Green & Orange Brown, Pair, One Without Surcharge (B4a; SG 21a), MALAYA, Trengganu, 1917, 4c+2c Green & Orange Brown, Pair, One Without Surcharge (B4a; SG 21a)MALAYA, Trengganu, 1917, 4c+2c Green & Orange Brown, Pair, One Without Surcharge (B4a; SG 21a). Vertical pair, bottom stamp without surcharge, lightly hinged, excellent colors, well-centered

VERY FINE AND RARE ERROR PAIR WITH ONE SURCHARGE OMITTED OF THE 1917 "RED CROSS" ISSUE. A MAJOR MALAY STATE RARITY.

This is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records. With 2020 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $5,000.00. SG £4,750

E. 1,500-2,000
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1256, Lagos thru NatalMALTA, 1870, -1/2p Dull Orange, Watermark Reversed (SG 7x), MALTA, 1870, -1/2p Dull Orange, Watermark Reversed (SG 7x)MALTA, 1870, -1/2p Dull Orange, Watermark Reversed (SG 7x). Original gum, h.r., attractive color, small natural gum bend causes a miniscule tear at bottom, Fine appearance, an elusive variety that is especially difficult to obtain with original gum, SG £2,000

E. 400-500
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1257, Lagos thru NatalMALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96), MALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96)MALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96). H.r., well-centered, deep shade

VERY FINE AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE KEY 10-SHILLING STAMP OF MALTA DEPICTING ST. PAUL AFTER HIS SHIPWRECK.

Scott $3,500.00. SG £3,250

E. 1,500-2,000
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1258
 
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1258, Lagos thru NatalMAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Worn Impression (14Bd; SG 39), MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Worn Impression (14Bd; SG 39)MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Lapirot Issue, Worn Impression (14Bd; SG 39). Horizontal pair, margins mostly touching to clear, neat barred oval cancels, left stamp with light crease, Fine and scarce multiple, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,700.00, SG £1,800

E. 200-300
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1259, Lagos thru NatalNATAL, 1878, 5sh Rose (57a; SG 72), NATAL, 1878, 5sh Rose (57a; SG 72)NATAL, 1878, 5sh Rose (57a; SG 72). Horizontal strip of three with selvage at right, original gum, right two stamps h.r., left stamp Mint N.H. with slight gum bend, wonderfully fresh color, Very Fine and scarce multiple, catalogued as singles, Scott $450.00, SG £450

E. 150-200
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1260, Lagos thru NatalNATAL, 1902-03, £1 10sh Violet & Blue Green (97; SG 143), NATAL, 1902-03, £1 10sh Violet & Blue Green (97; SG 143)NATAL, 1902-03, £1 10sh Violet & Blue Green (97; SG 143). Lightly hinged, bold colors, Fine, Scott $600.00, SG £600

E. 200-300
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1261, Lagos thru NatalNATAL, 1902, £5 Black & Violet (98; SG 144), NATAL, 1902, £5 Black & Violet (98; SG 144)NATAL, 1902, £5 Black & Violet (98; SG 144). Large part original gum (caused by hinge removal), rich colors

FINE AND SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 1902 5-POUND KING EDWARD VII.

Scott $5,500.00. SG £5,500

E. 1,500-2,000
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1262
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1262, Lagos thru NatalNATAL, 1902, £10 Orange & Green, £20 Green & Carmine, "Specimen" Overprint (99S-100S; SG 145as-145bs), NATAL, 1902, £10 Orange & Green, £20 Green & Carmine, "Specimen" Overprint (99S-100S; SG 145as-145bs)NATAL, 1902, £10 Orange & Green, £20 Green & Carmine, "Specimen" Overprint (99S-100S; SG 145as-145bs). £10 minor h.r., £20 lightly hinged with light vertical bend, well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine duo, Scott $1,000.00, SG £1,100

E. 300-400
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1263, Lagos thru NatalNATAL, 1908, £1 10sh Violet & Orange Brown on Chalky Paper (109; SG 162), NATAL, 1908, £1 10sh Violet & Orange Brown on Chalky Paper (109; SG 162)NATAL, 1908, £1 10sh Violet & Orange Brown on Chalky Paper (109; SG 162). Small h.r., gum slightly brownish, bold colors, Very Fine and scarce, signed Bloch, Scott $1,900.00, SG £1,800

E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1264, Lagos thru NatalNATAL, 1898, £10 Green & Blue, Revenue (Barefoot 97), NATAL, 1898, £10 Green & Blue, Revenue (Barefoot 97)NATAL, 1898, £10 Green & Blue, Revenue (Barefoot 97). Original gum, minor h.r., exceptionally bright and fresh colors

FINE AND RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1898 10-POUND REVENUE HIGH VALUE. SELDOM ENCOUNTERED IN THIS CHOICE CONDITION.

Original gum examples are very rarely encountered, as it is usually found used. When used (after soaking off the document), the colors run and become heavily faded.

E. 3,000-4,000
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1265, Lagos thru NatalNATAL, 1898, £20 Green & Black, Revenue (Barefoot 98), NATAL, 1898, £20 Green & Black, Revenue (Barefoot 98)NATAL, 1898, £20 Green & Black, Revenue (Barefoot 98). Original gum, lightly hinged, wonderfully bright and fresh

FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1898 10-POUND REVENUE HIGH VALUE OF NATAL. FEW EXAMPLES ARE THOUGHT TO EXIST, ESPECIALLY IN THIS PRISTINE CONDITION.

Original gum examples are very rarely encountered, as it is usually found used. When used (after soaking off the document), the colors run and become heavily faded.

With 1994 B.P.A. certificate

E. 5,000-7,500
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