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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 — Sierra Leone

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1294
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1294, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (58, 59, 56; SG 66, 64, 63), SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (58, 59, 56; SG 66, 64, 63)SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (58, 59, 56; SG 66, 64, 63). Horizontal se-tenant strip of three with selvage at right, unused (no gum), Ty. C, E, A (SG Ty. 11, 9, 8), Very Fine, a scarce se-tenant strip, especially with No. 59, signed Holcombe, catalogued as singles, Scott $2,410.00, SG £2,460

E. 500-750
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1295
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1295, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (58; SG 66), SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (58; SG 66)SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (58; SG 66). Original gum, fresh unwashed color, Fine, this surcharge type occurred four times on a pane of 30 which includes once with italic "N", Scott $550.00, SG £550

E. 200-300
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1296
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1296, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac, Italic "N" in "Revenue" (58a; SG 66a), SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac, Italic "N" in "Revenue" (58a; SG 66a)SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac, Italic "N" in "Revenue" (58a; SG 66a). Part original gum, couple toned perfs mostly seen on reverse and mild bend, still a Fine appearing example of this rare stamp, only 35-1/2 sheets were surcharged and this variety occurred once in a setting, only 71 are possible, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,800

E. 300-400
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1297
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1297, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (59; SG 64), SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (59; SG 64)SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (59; SG 64). Unused (regummed), well-centered, slightly washed color, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, as only 35-1/2 sheets were surcharged and this variety occurred once in a setting, only 71 are possible, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,800

E. 300-400
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1298
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1298, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (59A; SG 66b), SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (59A; SG 66b)SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (59A; SG 66b). Unused (no gum), well-centered, washed color as usual with unused examples, Very Fine and rare, only 35-1/2 sheets were surcharged and this type occurred once in a setting, only 71 are possible, Scott $1,800.00, SG £1,800

E. 400-500
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1299
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1299, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 2sh Lilac (60; SG 67), SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 2sh Lilac (60; SG 67)SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 2sh Lilac (60; SG 67). Original gum, h.r., uncommonly rich color, Very Fine, an exceptionally fresh example of this scarce stamp, only four sheets of the 2sh were overprinted creating 176 of this type, many of which are water stained, with 1996 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $2,250.00, SG £2,000

E. 1,000-1,500
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1300
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1300, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1904-05, -1/2p-£1 and 1907-10, -1/2p-£1 King Edward VII (77-102; SG 86-111), SIERRA LEONE, 1904-05, -1/2p-£1 and 1907-10, -1/2p-£1 King Edward VII (77-102; SG 86-111)SIERRA LEONE, 1904-05, -1/2p-£1 and 1907-10, -1/2p-£1 King Edward VII (77-102; SG 86-111). Two complete sets, lightly hinged or h.r., fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott $988.60, SG £850

E. 300-400
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1301
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1301, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1912, £2 Violet & Ultramarine (120; SG 129), SIERRA LEONE, 1912, £2 Violet & Ultramarine (120; SG 129)SIERRA LEONE, 1912, £2 Violet & Ultramarine (120; SG 129). Lightly hinged, fresh unrubbed colors, Very Fine, Scott $950.00, SG £950

E. 300-400
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1302
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1302, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1912, £5 Gray Green & Orange (121; SG 130), SIERRA LEONE, 1912, £5 Gray Green & Orange (121; SG 130)SIERRA LEONE, 1912, £5 Gray Green & Orange (121; SG 130). Original gum free from the toning which often plagues this stamp, wide margins, bold colors

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 5-POUND GRAY GREEN & ORANGE.

Scott $3,500.00. SG £4,500

E. 1,500-2,000
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1303
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1303, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1927, £2 Violet & Ultramarine (138; SG 147), SIERRA LEONE, 1927, £2 Violet & Ultramarine (138; SG 147)SIERRA LEONE, 1927, £2 Violet & Ultramarine (138; SG 147). Lightly hinged, fresh unrubbed shade, Very Fine, Scott $900.00, SG £900

E. 300-400
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1304
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1304, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Wilberforce (153-165; SG 168-180), SIERRA LEONE, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Wilberforce (153-165; SG 168-180)SIERRA LEONE, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Wilberforce (153-165; SG 168-180). Lightly hinged or h.r., bright colors, £1 with barest trace of gum toning, Fine-Very Fine set, Scott $1,209.00, SG £1,100

E. 400-500
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1305°
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1305, Sierra LeoneSIERRA LEONE, 1965, 2c on 1c Margai & Churchill, Horizontal Pair, One with "2c" Omitted (SG 366a), SIERRA LEONE, 1965, 2c on 1c Margai & Churchill, Horizontal Pair, One with "2c" Omitted (SG 366a)SIERRA LEONE, 1965, 2c on 1c Margai & Churchill, Horizontal Pair, One with "2c" Omitted (SG 366a). Mint N.H. irregular block of sixteen with selvage at right, containing two error pairs in the top left block of four, other stamps with severely misplaced "2c" surcharge (should be at top right), Very Fine and interesting error, caused by a severe misregistering of the "2c" surcharge, few non-error stamps also showing partial doubling of surcharge due to the drastic shift

E. 400-500
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