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Sale 1229 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Monday, 14 December, 2020

Category — Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland Islands

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
74
bl
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 74, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 1), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 1)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 1). Block of four comprising two square pairs, mostly large margins to clear along top, neat triangular cancels, vertical crease thru one pair, fresh color on deeply blued paper, Very Fine, Scott $1,600.00, SG £1,800

E. 400-500
250
75
 
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 75, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1857, 1p Rose (3; SG 5), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1857, 1p Rose (3; SG 5)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1857, 1p Rose (3; SG 5). Group of 10 stamps comprising a block of three, two square pairs and three singles, mostly large margins all around, each with triangular cancels, square pairs with light crease and block of three with crease in margin, mostly Very Fine, catalogued as singles in cheapest shade, Scott $3,250.00, SG £3,000

E. 500-750
400
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76
 
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 76, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1861, 4p Dark Blue "Woodblock" (9c; SG 14c), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1861, 4p Dark Blue "Woodblock" (9c; SG 14c)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1861, 4p Dark Blue "Woodblock" (9c; SG 14c). Large to ample margins, bold color and intense impression, shallow thin spot at top, Very Fine appearance, a rare shade of this Woodblock, Scott $5,750.00, SG £5,500

E. 750-1,000
550
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77
 
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 77, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsCEYLON, 1859, 8p Brown (8; SG 7), CEYLON, 1859, 8p Brown (8; SG 7)CEYLON, 1859, 8p Brown (8; SG 7). Ample to clear margins on all sides, deep color, sharp impression, Very Fine, with 2017 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,500

E. 500-750
1,000
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78
 
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 78, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsCEYLON, 1859, 9p Lilac Brown (9; SG 8), CEYLON, 1859, 9p Lilac Brown (9; SG 8)CEYLON, 1859, 9p Lilac Brown (9; SG 8). Mostly large margins, ample at left, light barred cancel, fresh color on bright paper, Very Fine, Scott $1,050.00, SG £900

E. 400-500
750
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79
og
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 79, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsCEYLON, 1912, 500r Gray Green (217; SG 322), CEYLON, 1912, 500r Gray Green (217; SG 322)CEYLON, 1912, 500r Gray Green (217; SG 322). Lightly hinged, rich color, very light surface mark mostly around neck area

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 500-RUPEES HIGH DENOMINATION RARITY.

With 2014 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $8,750.00. SG £8,500

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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80
 
Ceylon Collection. To 1951 on album pages, dozens of used Chalon heads, with duplication including shade varieties, some unused 20th Century and Officials, early issues in typical mixed quality, later mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,000
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81
og
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 81, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsCOOK ISLANDS, 1892, 1p Black, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (5a; SG 1a), COOK ISLANDS, 1892, 1p Black, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (5a; SG 1a)COOK ISLANDS, 1892, 1p Black, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (5a; SG 1a). Vertical pair, part disturbed original gum

FINE. A VERY RARE 1892 ONE-PENNY VERTICAL PAIR, IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. ONE OF THE FINEST PAIRS OF THE SIX THAT WERE PRINTED FROM ONE SHEET. A GREAT BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AND PACIFIC ISLANDS RARITY.

The first example that we have offered in over 20 years. Scott $11,000.00. SG £10,000

E. 4,000-5,000
3,250
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82
S
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 82, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1898, 2sh6p Dark Blue, 5sh Brown Red, "Specimen" Overprint (20S-21S; SG 41s-42s), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1898, 2sh6p Dark Blue, 5sh Brown Red, "Specimen" Overprint (20S-21S; SG 41s-42s)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1898, 2sh6p Dark Blue, 5sh Brown Red, "Specimen" Overprint (20S-21S; SG 41s-42s). Lightly hinged, fresh and Very Fine, Scott $575.00, SG £550

E. 200-300
225
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83
og
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 83, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 10sh Light Brown and Black (75; SG 137), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 10sh Light Brown and Black (75; SG 137)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 10sh Light Brown and Black (75; SG 137). Lightly hinged, bold colors, Very Fine, Scott $850.00, SG £850

E. 300-400
325
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84
c
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 84, Cape of Good Hope thru Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1946, 6p Black & Orange, "South Poke" (SG G6c), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1946, 6p Black & Orange, "South Poke" (SG G6c)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1946, 6p Black & Orange, "South Poke" (SG G6c). Used with 1948 -1/2p Black & Green, Dot in "T" (SG G9b), vertical pair, top stamp the variety, all tied by "International Geophysical Year Expedition 30 Jun. 1956" circular datestamp with additional strike at left on "The Royal Society Antarctic Expedition" cachet cover to Bournemouth, England, cover with small toned spot at bottom, Very Fine, scarce combination of these collectible varieties on cover, which catalogue £450 as used singles

E. 300-400
150
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