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Sale 1220 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 May, 2020

Category — Malta thru St. Helena

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
92
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 92, Malta thru St. HelenaMALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96), MALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96)MALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96). Small h.r., excellent centering, deep shade

EXTREMELY FINE. A 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
2,600
93
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Malta 1860-82 -1/2p Unused Group. 73 incl. singles and blocks, two unwatermarked, few better shades incl. Golden Yellow (with P.F. certificate), multiples incl. four blocks of four (incl. one cross-gutter with imprint), block of eight and two blocks of twelve incl. one with top right imprint selvage, few faults to be expected, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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94
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 94, Malta thru St. HelenaMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue, Early Impression (6; SG 8), MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue, Early Impression (6; SG 8)MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue, Early Impression (6; SG 8). Position 5, huge balanced margins, tied to piece by light concentric circles, bold color and intense Impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACULAR USED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-PENCE EARLY IMPRESSION "POST PAID" TIED TO SMALL PIECE.

With 1996 Richter certificate. Scott $8,500.00. SG £9,000

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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95
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Mauritius Unused Collection. 1858-1935, on stockpages, with better values from the 1860-77 Issues, several cataloguing a few hundred pounds each in Stanley Gibbons, also "Cancelled" overprints, later surcharges including varieties, early 20th Century definitives, and a little Back-of-Book, most with original gum, majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,100
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96
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Montserrat Unused Collection. On stock cards from King Edward VI thru early QEII, with better sets incl. Shilling values, few "Specimen" overprint sets, overall fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
850
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97
 
New Zealand 20th Century Collection. 1915-1935, on album pages, with King George V definitives, including shade and other varieties, Commemorative sets, extensive Air Post with duplication, and Officials, some multiples, separated by perf and paper types, vast majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,200
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98
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 98, Malta thru St. HelenaNIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1893, 10sh on 5sh Lilac & Blue, Red Surcharge (33; SG 41), NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1893, 10sh on 5sh Lilac & Blue, Red Surcharge (33; SG 41)NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1893, 10sh on 5sh Lilac & Blue, Red Surcharge (33; SG 41). Small h.r., fresh colors

FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-SHILLING ON 5-SHILLING NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE SURCHARGE.

Signed Champion. With 2020 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $7,250.00. SG £6,500

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
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99
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 99, Malta thru St. HelenaNORTH BORNEO, 1891, 6c on 8c Green, "c" of "cents" Inverted (52a; SG 55b), NORTH BORNEO, 1891, 6c on 8c Green, "c" of "cents" Inverted (52a; SG 55b)NORTH BORNEO, 1891, 6c on 8c Green, "c" of "cents" Inverted (52a; SG 55b). Position R. 5/4, well-centered, rich color, light cancel clear of error, Very Fine and scarce, Scott $750.00, SG £750

E. 200-300
450
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100
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 100, Malta thru St. HelenaNORTH BORNEO, 1891, 6c on 8c Green, "cetns" Variety (52b; SG 55c), NORTH BORNEO, 1891, 6c on 8c Green, "cetns" Variety (52b; SG 55c)NORTH BORNEO, 1891, 6c on 8c Green, "cetns" Variety (52b; SG 55c). Lightly cancelled showing error clearly, well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, a choice example of this scarce variety, with 1988 Holcombe certificate, Scott $750.00, SG £750

E. 300-400
450
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101
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 101, Malta thru St. HelenaNORTH BORNEO, 1892, 1c on 4c Rose, Surcharged on Face & Back (56b; SG 63b), NORTH BORNEO, 1892, 1c on 4c Rose, Surcharged on Face & Back (56b; SG 63b)NORTH BORNEO, 1892, 1c on 4c Rose, Surcharged on Face & Back (56b; SG 63b). Neat Sandakan Oct. 20 circular datestamp, well-centered, bright color, Very Fine, signed Holcombe, Scott $675.00, SG £600

E. 200-300
500
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102
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 102, Malta thru St. HelenaPITCAIRN ISLANDS, 1969, 1c-40c Island History, Imperforate (97-109 vars; SG 94-106 vars), PITCAIRN ISLANDS, 1969, 1c-40c Island History, Imperforate (97-109 vars; SG 94-106 vars)PITCAIRN ISLANDS, 1969, 1c-40c Island History, Imperforate (97-109 vars; SG 94-106 vars). Mint N.H. horizontal or vertical pairs, fresh colors, 2c with minor bend and 10c with slight offset, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce complete set of imperforate pairs, only one sheet is reported to have been released with a fair number of sets damaged through mishandling, unlisted in either Scott or Stanley Gibbons

E. 300-400
750
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103
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 103, Malta thru St. HelenaRHODESIA, 1910, £1 Bluish Slate & Carmine, Perf 15 (118c; SG 179), RHODESIA, 1910, £1 Bluish Slate & Carmine, Perf 15 (118c; SG 179)RHODESIA, 1910, £1 Bluish Slate & Carmine, Perf 15 (118c; SG 179). Lightly hinged, deep rich colors on fresh paper

VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-POUND DOUBLE-HEAD PERFORATED 15. A MAJOR RHODESIA RARITY AND ONE OF THE KEY STAMPS OF THE COLONY.

Ex Pilkington. With 1958 R.P.S. certificate. Scott $19,000.00. SG £18,000

E. 5,000-7,500
14,500
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104
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St. Christopher and St. Kitts-Nevis Unused Collections. Housed on stock cards, appears largely complete to 1970s with exception of the obvious major rarities though with 1923 £1 Caravel, quite fresh overall, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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105
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 105, Malta thru St. HelenaST. HELENA, 1922-27, -1/2p-15sh Badge of the Colony, "Specimen" Overprint (79S-94S; SG 97s-113s), ST. HELENA, 1922-27, -1/2p-15sh Badge of the Colony, "Specimen" Overprint (79S-94S; SG 97s-113s)ST. HELENA, 1922-27, -1/2p-15sh Badge of the Colony, "Specimen" Overprint (79S-94S; SG 97s-113s). Complete set in rejoined blocks of four, most either two pairs or pair and two singles, 2p rejoined pairs with Broken Mainmast and Cleft Rock varieties, fresh colors, Very Fine, catalogued as singles, Scott $5,800.00, SG £6,400

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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106
 
St. Helena 19th Century Collection. On homemade album pages, hundreds of singles or multiples of the First Type, unused and used, starts off with the 1856 6p Blue, with two original gum singles, an original gum pair, and ten used singles with an excellent range of cancels, later issues similarly collected, with unused and used singles and multiples (some larger multiples in the surcharged issues), also inverted watermarks, shades, and other varieties, some Specimen overprints, condition mixed as expected, but overall above average with many Fine-Very Fine stamps, should prove worthwhile to the specialist

E. 1,500-2,000
3,500
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