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Sale 1220 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 May, 2020

Category — Straits Settlements thru Turks Islands

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
118
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 118, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1884, 8c on 12c Violet Brown, "s" of "Cents" Low (SG 75b), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1884, 8c on 12c Violet Brown, "s" of "Cents" Low (SG 75b)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1884, 8c on 12c Violet Brown, "s" of "Cents" Low (SG 75b). Position R. 5/1, bold color, neat Singapore double-circle datestamp, couple toned perfs at top left, otherwise Very Fine and scarce error, unlisted in Scott, SG £1,800

E. 300-400
325
119
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 119, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1907, 4c on 16c Orange Brown & Green, Double Overprint, One in Red (138a; SG 145a), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1907, 4c on 16c Orange Brown & Green, Double Overprint, One in Red (138a; SG 145a)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1907, 4c on 16c Orange Brown & Green, Double Overprint, One in Red (138a; SG 145a). Lightly hinged, clear doubling of overprint, Fine and scarce, with 2008 Brandon certificate, Scott $700.00, SG £650

E. 200-300
275
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120
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 120, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsSUDAN, 1905, 1m Brown & Carmine, Army Official, "Army" Reading Down, "!" for "I" (SG A3a), SUDAN, 1905, 1m Brown & Carmine, Army Official, "Army" Reading Down, "!" for "I" (SG A3a)SUDAN, 1905, 1m Brown & Carmine, Army Official, "Army" Reading Down, "!" for "I" (SG A3a). Tied to small piece by light cancel, well-centered, bold colors, Very Fine and scarce error stamp, with 1963 R.P.S. certificate, SG £1,500

E. 400-500
450
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121
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 121, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsSUDAN, 1906-11, 1m Carmine Rose & Brown, Army Official, Double Overprint, One Diagonal (MO5d; SG A6a), SUDAN, 1906-11, 1m Carmine Rose & Brown, Army Official, Double Overprint, One Diagonal (MO5d; SG A6a)SUDAN, 1906-11, 1m Carmine Rose & Brown, Army Official, Double Overprint, One Diagonal (MO5d; SG A6a). Neatly cancelled, clearly showing additional diagonal overprint, bold colors, Very Fine, a scarce error and the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,600

E. 400-500
450
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122
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 122, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsSUDAN, 1951, 20p Black & Blue Green, Official, Overprint Inverted (O59a; SG O82a), SUDAN, 1951, 20p Black & Blue Green, Official, Overprint Inverted (O59a; SG O82a)SUDAN, 1951, 20p Black & Blue Green, Official, Overprint Inverted (O59a; SG O82a). Lightly cancelled, excellent centering, fresh colors, Very Fine, a major error variety which is only recorded in used condition, with a small handful thought to exist, with 1961 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $3,500.00, SG £3,500

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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123°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 123, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsTONGA, 1950, 1p-1sh Queen Salote 50th Birthday, Imperforate Proofs (91P-93P; SG 92-94), TONGA, 1950, 1p-1sh Queen Salote 50th Birthday, Imperforate Proofs (91P-93P; SG 92-94)TONGA, 1950, 1p-1sh Queen Salote 50th Birthday, Imperforate Proofs (91P-93P; SG 92-94). Mint N.H. blocks of four in the issued colors, with additional 5p block in slightly different shade, accompanied by three original cards from Waterlow & Sons and signed by the designer James Berry

EXTREMELY FINE AND UNIQUE SET OF BLOCKS OF THE 1950 50TH BIRTHDAY OF QUEEN SALOTE ISSUE WHICH WAS SENT TO THE PRINCE OF TONGA FOR HIS APPROVAL BEFORE PRINTING.

A key set of imperforate proof blocks

E. 8,000-10,000
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124
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 124, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsTRINIDAD, 1861, 6p Green, Rough Perf 14 to 16-1/2 (36; SG 56), TRINIDAD, 1861, 6p Green, Rough Perf 14 to 16-1/2 (36; SG 56)TRINIDAD, 1861, 6p Green, Rough Perf 14 to 16-1/2 (36; SG 56). Block of four, original gum, h.r., excellent centering overall, bold color, Very Fine, Scott $1,900.00, SG £1,300

E. 300-400
550
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125
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Trinidad & Tobago Mostly Unused Collection. Includes the independent issues of both Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the Trinidad & Tobago issues to 1938, Trinidad with some higher cataloguing classic stamps (mostly used) and a later run of mainly unused, Tobago with a high degree of completion unused, though the 1879 £1 likely has a cleaned cancel, unused sets of the Trinidad & Tobago issues, early issues in mixed condition, some no gum, later issues with original gum and largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,000
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126
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 126, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsTOBAGO, 1879, 5sh Slate (5; SG 5), TOBAGO, 1879, 5sh Slate (5; SG 5)TOBAGO, 1879, 5sh Slate (5; SG 5). Excellent color, neat "Registered" cancel, Very Fine and scarce, Scott $825.00, SG £800

E. 200-300
275
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127
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 127, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsTOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6; SG 6), TOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6; SG 6)TOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6; SG 6). Large part original gum, uncharacteristically well-centered for this issue which is often touching perforations on at least one side, deep rich shade

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 ONE-POUND VIOLET, ESPECIALLY RARE THIS WELL-CENTERED.

Scott $4,500.00. SG £4,500

E. 1,500-2,000
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128
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 128, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsTOBAGO, 1886-92, -1/2p on 6p Orange Brown, 3mm (Wide) Spacing (28a; SG 28a), TOBAGO, 1886-92, -1/2p on 6p Orange Brown, 3mm (Wide) Spacing (28a; SG 28a)TOBAGO, 1886-92, -1/2p on 6p Orange Brown, 3mm (Wide) Spacing (28a; SG 28a). Horizontal pair, affixed to piece and cancelled by barred "A14" oval, fresh color, Very Fine and scarce pair, with 2017 R.P.S. certificate, catalogued as singles, Scott $900.00, SG £900

E. 200-300
350
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129
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Togo Unused Collection. Housed on stock cards, with few British Wide Setting overprints, French 1914 Overprints incl. 40pf and 80pf (latter unused with Brandon certificate), also with King George V overprints to 20sh and incl. marginal pairs with Small "F" in "French" varieties, quite fresh overall, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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130
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 130, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsTONGA, 1897, 7-1/2p Green & Black, Inverted Center (47a; SG 48a), TONGA, 1897, 7-1/2p Green & Black, Inverted Center (47a; SG 48a)TONGA, 1897, 7-1/2p Green & Black, Inverted Center (47a; SG 48a). Slightly disturbed original gum, h.r., rich colors

VERY FINE AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1897 7-1/2-PENCE KING GEORGE II WITH INVERTED CENTER. ONLY ONE PANE OF SIXTY WAS PRINTED.

Scott $6,500.00. SG £9,000

E. 3,000-4,000
4,000
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131
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 131, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsTURKS ISLANDS, 1873, 1sh Violet (6; SG 6), TURKS ISLANDS, 1873, 1sh Violet (6; SG 6)TURKS ISLANDS, 1873, 1sh Violet (6; SG 6). Part original gum, with paper adherence on reverse, fresh color, a Fine example of this very scarce unused stamp, with 2009 P.F. certificate, Scott $5,750.00, SG £5,000

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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132
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 132, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsTURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Slate Blue (26; SG 38), TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Slate Blue (26; SG 38)TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Slate Blue (26; SG 38). Unused (no gum), impressively wide and balanced margins, lovely rich color, Extremely Fine, a desirable unused example of this scarce stamp, signed Bloch, Scott $1,500.00, SG £1,100

E. 400-500
475
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133
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 133, Straits Settlements thru Turks IslandsTURKS ISLANDS, 1889, 1p on 2-1/2p Red Brown, Surcharge Dramatically Shifted (55 var; SG 61 var), TURKS ISLANDS, 1889, 1p on 2-1/2p Red Brown, Surcharge Dramatically Shifted (55 var; SG 61 var)TURKS ISLANDS, 1889, 1p on 2-1/2p Red Brown, Surcharge Dramatically Shifted (55 var; SG 61 var). Block of six with interpanneau selvage at right, original gum, three lightly hinged, three Mint N.H. (bottom right stamp with pencil note), block showing severe shift of surcharge which nears the rare error of "One" omitted (55c; SG 61a), bottom right stamp showing barest trace of "e" in left margin disqualifying it as error, Very Fine and striking multiple, with 2010 Brandon certificate

E. 500-750
800
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