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Sale 1226 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 29 September-1 October, 2020

Category — Australia thru Bechuanaland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1079
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1079, Australia thru BechuanalandAUSTRALIA, 1913, 5sh Yellow & Gray, First Watermark (12; SG 13; BW 42), AUSTRALIA, 1913, 5sh Yellow & Gray, First Watermark (12; SG 13; BW 42)AUSTRALIA, 1913, 5sh Yellow & Gray, First Watermark (12; SG 13; BW 42). Mint N.H. with top selvage, bright color, Very Fine, Scott $1,100.00, BW A$5,000.00

E. 300-400
800
1080
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1080, Australia thru BechuanalandAUSTRALIA, 1917, 10sh Pale Aniline Pink & Gray, Third Watermark (55; SG 43b; BW 48), AUSTRALIA, 1917, 10sh Pale Aniline Pink & Gray, Third Watermark (55; SG 43b; BW 48)AUSTRALIA, 1917, 10sh Pale Aniline Pink & Gray, Third Watermark (55; SG 43b; BW 48). Mint N.H. with top selvage, radiant color, faint natural gum bend, tiny natural inclusion, Very Fine, Scott $1,350.00, BW A$3,250.00

E. 300-400
400
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1081
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1081, Australia thru BechuanalandAUSTRALIA, 1924, £1 Gray, Third Watermark (57; SG 75; BW 53), AUSTRALIA, 1924, £1 Gray, Third Watermark (57; SG 75; BW 53)AUSTRALIA, 1924, £1 Gray, Third Watermark (57; SG 75; BW 53). Lightly hinged, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, Scott $800.00, SG £650, BW A$1,000.00

E. 300-400
300
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1082
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1082, Australia thru BechuanalandBAHAMAS, 1898, 1sh Blue Green (23; SG 44a), BAHAMAS, 1898, 1sh Blue Green (23; SG 44a)BAHAMAS, 1898, 1sh Blue Green (23; SG 44a). Mint N.H. bottom left corner selvage block of twelve (3x4), fresh color, Very Fine, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $540.00, SG £456

E. 200-300
225
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1083°
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1083, Australia thru BechuanalandBARBADOS, 1920, -1/4p-3sh Victory Issue, Imperforate Plate Proofs (140P-150P; SG 201P-211P), BARBADOS, 1920, -1/4p-3sh Victory Issue, Imperforate Plate Proofs (140P-150P; SG 201P-211P)BARBADOS, 1920, -1/4p-3sh Victory Issue, Imperforate Plate Proofs (140P-150P; SG 201P-211P). Complete set of eleven values on gummed paper and printed in the issued colors, h.r., mostly large margins all around, vibrant colors

VERY FINE AND EXCEEDINGLY RARE SET OF IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS OF THE 1920 VICTORY ISSUE. ONLY TWO SETS OF PAIRS AND THIS SET OF SINGLES ARE AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS. A KEY ITEM FOR ANY BARBADOS COLLECTION.

Bayley states "only two sets of these plate proofs in pairs and a set in singles have been recorded"

E. 3,000-4,000
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1084°
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1084, Australia thru BechuanalandBARBADOS, 1950-68, 1c-6c Postage Due, De la Rue Second and Third Issue Proofs, BARBADOS, 1950-68, 1c-6c Postage Due, De la Rue Second and Third Issue ProofsBARBADOS, 1950-68, 1c-6c Postage Due, De la Rue Second and Third Issue Proofs. 1950 Issue with imperforate blocks of six of each value affixed to original De la Rue ledger page with "Duplicate approved proofs, 13/10/49" and signed at bottom right, 1965 Issue with bottom corner selvage blocks of six (1c bottom left, 2c and 6c bottom right), each with manuscript notes, signed and dated, the 6c dated "27-3-68" indicating Carmine Red shade

VERY FINE AND IMPORTANT ORIGINAL PROOF MATERIAL OF THE SECOND AND THIRD POSTAGE DUE ISSUES OF BARBADOS.

An important addition to any Barbados or Postage Due collection.

E. 2,500-3,500
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1085
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1085, Australia thru BechuanalandBARBADOS, 1882 -1/2p Postal Stationery Black Die Proof, BARBADOS, 1882 -1/2p Postal Stationery Black Die ProofBARBADOS, 1882 -1/2p Postal Stationery Black Die Proof. 91 x 60mm on glazed card, handstamped "Before Hardening" and blue "2 May 82", Very Fine and scarce, ex Blossom, this design was used for the half-penny postal card and wrapper

E. 300-400
250
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1086
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1086, Australia thru BechuanalandBECHUANALAND, 1887, £1 Lilac (21; SG 20), BECHUANALAND, 1887, £1 Lilac (21; SG 20)BECHUANALAND, 1887, £1 Lilac (21; SG 20). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich shade and strong impression, faint horizontal bend, Very Fine, Scott $1,100.00, SG £900

E. 400-500
400
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1087°
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1087, Australia thru BechuanalandBECHUANALAND, 1891, 4p Brown & Green, Half Used as 2p on Cover (35a; SG 35a), BECHUANALAND, 1891, 4p Brown & Green, Half Used as 2p on Cover (35a; SG 35a)BECHUANALAND, 1891, 4p Brown & Green, Half Used as 2p on Cover (35a; SG 35a). Right vertical half, tied across the cut by "Palapye Station 22 NO 99" circular datestamp on "On Her Majesty's Service" printed cover of the "Cape Government Railways" addressed locally, manuscript "RW Postmaster" below bisect, cover with rough opening at top and missing part of backflap, couple vertical file folds clear of bisect

FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE BISECT USE OF THE 4-PENCE JUBILEE OVERPRINT. THIS WAS ONLY KNOWN USED AT PALAPYE STATION AND DURING THE FIRST MONTH OF USE.

With 1932 R.P.S. certificate. Scott $3,000.00. SG £2,500

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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1088°
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1088, Australia thru BechuanalandBECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1890, -1/2p Vermilion, Double Overprint (51a; SG 55a), BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1890, -1/2p Vermilion, Double Overprint (51a; SG 55a)BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1890, -1/2p Vermilion, Double Overprint (51a; SG 55a). With small sheet selvage at left, original gum, h.r., overprint slightly shifted to left onto selvage with clear second overprint below, exceptionally fresh color, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, a rare error, with 1924 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $1,800.00, SG £1,600

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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1089°
 
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1089, Australia thru BechuanalandBECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1890, -1/2p Vermilion, Double Inverted "Protectorate" Overprint (53c; SG 54c), BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1890, -1/2p Vermilion, Double Inverted "Protectorate" Overprint (53c; SG 54c)BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1890, -1/2p Vermilion, Double Inverted "Protectorate" Overprint (53c; SG 54c). Fresh color, strong doubling of second overprint, light circular datestamp, Fine and scarce, Scott $850.00, SG £850

E. 500-750
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1090
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1090, Australia thru BechuanalandBECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1888, 5sh Green (57; SG 49), BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1888, 5sh Green (57; SG 49)BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1888, 5sh Green (57; SG 49). Original gum, lightly hinged, excellent centering, fresh and Very Fine, a choice example of this high value, Scott $1,400.00, SG £1,500

E. 500-750
1,100
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1091°
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1091, Australia thru BechuanalandBECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1904, 2-1/2p Ultramarine, Period after "P" of "Protectorate" (78a; SG 69a), BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1904, 2-1/2p Ultramarine, Period after "P" of "Protectorate" (78a; SG 69a)BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE, 1904, 2-1/2p Ultramarine, Period after "P" of "Protectorate" (78a; SG 69a). Horizontal se-tenant pair, pos. R. 5/8-9 of the lower pane, h.r., right stamp the variety, wonderfully fresh color, Fine and quite rare, this it the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 1978 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $1,100.00, SG £1,000

E. 750-1,000
800
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