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Sale 1220 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 May, 2020

Category — Western Australia (Australian States) thru Bermuda

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
28°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 28, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaWESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1854, 4p Blue (3; SG 3a), WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1854, 4p Blue (3; SG 3a)WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1854, 4p Blue (3; SG 3a). With sheet margin at top, other sides full, unused (no gum as usual), rich color and sharp impression, showing papermaker's watermark at top, Extremely Fine Gem example, Scott $450.00, SG £450

E. 400-500
600
29°
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 29, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaWESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1854, Deep Dull Blue (3 var; SG 3b), WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1854, Deep Dull Blue (3 var; SG 3b)WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1854, Deep Dull Blue (3 var; SG 3b). Large to full margins, distinctive deep shade, vivid impression, neat barred oval cancel, Very Fine and choice example of this surprisingly difficult shade, SG £850

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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30°
c
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 30, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaWESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1902-05, 2p Yellow (77; SG 118), WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1902-05, 2p Yellow (77; SG 118)WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1902-05, 2p Yellow (77; SG 118). Well-centered, tied by "Perth SEP 26, 1900" machine cancel on Peppermint Grove picture cover to Germany, arrival backstamp, missing small piece of backflap, Very Fine and attractive cover

E. 300-400
0
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31°
ogbl
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 31, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaWESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1902-05, 9p Orange, Perf 11 (82b; SG 133), WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1902-05, 9p Orange, Perf 11 (82b; SG 133)WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1902-05, 9p Orange, Perf 11 (82b; SG 133). Block of eight with selvage at top, two stamps lightly hinged, other six Mint N.H., intense shade on bright paper, Fine and impressive multiple, rare in a block this size, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $1,400.00, SG £1,440

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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32°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 32, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaWESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1902-05, 10sh Violet and Bright Purple (87-87a; SG 127-127a), WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1902-05, 10sh Violet and Bright Purple (87-87a; SG 127-127a)WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1902-05, 10sh Violet and Bright Purple (87-87a; SG 127-127a). Lightly hinged, excellent centering with wide margins, distinctly showing the difference in shades, Extremely Fine pair, Scott $1,025.00, SG £1,130

E. 750-1,000
900
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33°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 33, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaWESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1905-12, 1p Rose, Perf 11x12-1/2 (90f; SG 161), WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1905-12, 1p Rose, Perf 11x12-1/2 (90f; SG 161)WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1905-12, 1p Rose, Perf 11x12-1/2 (90f; SG 161). Small h.r., wonderfully well-centered with wide margins, bright shade on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, a surprisingly rare stamp, with 2001 Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria certificate, Scott $1,100.00, SG £1,200

E. 750-1,000
900
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34
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 34, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaAUSTRALIA, 1934, £2 Dull Rose & Black, C of A Watermark (129; SG 138), AUSTRALIA, 1934, £2 Dull Rose & Black, C of A Watermark (129; SG 138)AUSTRALIA, 1934, £2 Dull Rose & Black, C of A Watermark (129; SG 138). Bold colors, fresh and Very Fine, Scott $800.00, SG £600

E. 200-300
300
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35
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 35, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaBAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Special Delivery, Inverted Overprint (E1b; SG S1c), BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Special Delivery, Inverted Overprint (E1b; SG S1c)BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Special Delivery, Inverted Overprint (E1b; SG S1c). Lightly hinged, additionally showing Double Tree Trunk variety on the underlying stamp, brilliant color, Very Fine, it is believed only 30 were printed leaving only two possible with the Double Tree Trunk variety and the inverted overprint, with 1979 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,300

E. 400-500
950
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36
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 36, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh, Straight Serif, Unsevered Pair (58a; SG 87a), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh, Straight Serif, Unsevered Pair (58a; SG 87a)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh, Straight Serif, Unsevered Pair (58a; SG 87a). S.e. at bottom as always, neat bootheel cancel leaving Britannia clear, fresh color, Fine and exceptionally rare unsevered pair, the first example which we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 1987 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $4,750.00, SG £4,250

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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37
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 37, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaBECHUANALAND, 1885, -1/2p Black, Double Overprint, Lake & Black (4b; SG 1b), BECHUANALAND, 1885, -1/2p Black, Double Overprint, Lake & Black (4b; SG 1b)BECHUANALAND, 1885, -1/2p Black, Double Overprint, Lake & Black (4b; SG 1b). Slightly disturbed original gum, centered to the bottom as all examples are found, clear doubling, Fine and scarce, signed Bloch and with 1975 P.F. certificate, Scott $900.00, SG £750

E. 300-400
325
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38
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 38, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaBERMUDA, 1874, 3p on 1sh Green, "P" With Top Like "R" (12a; SG 13b), BERMUDA, 1874, 3p on 1sh Green, "P" With Top Like "R" (12a; SG 13b)BERMUDA, 1874, 3p on 1sh Green, "P" With Top Like "R" (12a; SG 13b). Original gum, h.r., rich color, Very Fine and quite scarce, with 1969 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $2,300.00, SG £2,000

E. 750-1,000
950
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39
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 39, Western Australia (Australian States) thru BermudaBERMUDA, 1951, £1 Black & Violet on Red (128; SG 121), BERMUDA, 1951, £1 Black & Violet on Red (128; SG 121)BERMUDA, 1951, £1 Black & Violet on Red (128; SG 121). Block of four, lightly hinged, fresh colors, certificate notes bottom pair with "small surface defects" though we can only detect a small scrape on bottom left stamp only, Very Fine appearance, with 2008 Brandon certificate, SG £1,100

E. 300-400
350
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