Sale 1224 — 2020 Rarities of the World
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 30 June-1 July, 2020
Category — Worldwide: New Brunswick thru Sweden
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. AN ESPECIALLY HANDSOME ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THIS CLASSIC RARITY.
Ex Chapin and Gross. Signed A. Diena. With 2010 Greene Foundation certificate. Scott $40,000.00. SG £25,000. Unitrade C$70,000.00
VERY FINE. A STUNNING AND HIGHLY EXHIBITABLE COVER WITH WHAT IS BELIEVED TO BE THE HIGHEST PENCE-ISSUE FRANKING EXTANT. IT IS ALSO THE EARLIEST KNOWN USE OF THE 5-PENCE STAMP.
Ex Consul Weinberger and Gross. With 2010 Greene Foundation certificate.
FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE NEVER-HINGED COMPLETE PANE OF THE 3-PENCE ON WHITE PAPER WITH SIX IMPERFORATE-BETWEEN PAIRS.
Catalogued as singles. Scott $3,900.00. SG £2,250 as hinged. Unitrade C$3,600.00
FINE AND UNIQUE GROUP OF THE STRAITS SETTLEMENTS 1867 FIRST ISSUE WITH "CANCELLED" SPECIMEN OVERPRINTS FROM THE DE LA RUE ARCHIVES.
Ex De La Rue Archives
VERY FINE AND IMPRESSIVE MULTIPLE CONTAINING THREE TYPES OF THE 1880 10-CENT ON 30-CENT SURCHARGE.
Multiples of this issue are very rare. The surcharge was done in a setting of 60, and the panes were guillotined to adapt to the overprint setting as indicated by the cut interpanneau margin at right.
Ex Charles Taylor. Catalogued as singles. Scott $3,200.00. SG £3,025