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Sale 1229 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Monday, 14 December, 2020

Category — Fiji thru Jamaica

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
85
c
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 85, Fiji thru JamaicaFIJI, 1877, 6p Carmine Rose, Laid Paper (39b; SG 33a), FIJI, 1877, 6p Carmine Rose, Laid Paper (39b; SG 33a)FIJI, 1877, 6p Carmine Rose, Laid Paper (39b; SG 33a). Two horizontal pairs, tied by well-struck sunburst cancels on 1881 cover to London, boxed "Too Late" handstamp and London Sept. 26, 1881 arrival datestamp, cover with trivial edge tears at bottom

VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONAL COVER WITH TWO PAIRS OF THE 1877 SIX-PENCE ON LAID PAPER WITH "V.R." OVERPRINT. A SHOWPIECE AND A HIGHLY EXHIBITABLE FIJI COVER, ARGUABLY ONE OF THE GREATEST "V.R." COVERS EXTANT.

Ex Eastgate.

E. 10,000-15,000
6,750
86
og
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 86, Fiji thru JamaicaGIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108), GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108)GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108). Barely hinged (if at all), deep rich colors on fresh paper, Very Fine example of this key stamp, with small owner's backstamp, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,600

E. 750-1,000
800
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87
 
GIBRALTAR, Collection. To 1949 on Scott pages, lacking only the £5 King George V and a couple other minor stamps for completion, early issues mostly used and in slightly mixed quality, 20th Century largely unused and generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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88
 
HELIGOLAND, Collection. Over 250 items, with genuine stamps carefully separated from reprints and forgeries, those reprints themselves have been separated into the various printings, genuine stamps are both unused and used, typical mixed quality

E. 400-500
600
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89
og
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 89, Fiji thru JamaicaHONG KONG, 1903, 1c-$10.00 King Edward VII (71-85; SG 62-76), HONG KONG, 1903, 1c-$10.00 King Edward VII (71-85; SG 62-76)HONG KONG, 1903, 1c-$10.00 King Edward VII (71-85; SG 62-76). H.r., fresh colors, 2c with slight crease (catalogues $20.00), 10c with minor gum toning, Fine-Very Fine set, Scott $2,781.00, SG £3,000

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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90
og
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 90, Fiji thru JamaicaHONG KONG, 1904-11, 1c-$10.00 King Edward VII (86-108; SG 77-99), HONG KONG, 1904-11, 1c-$10.00 King Edward VII (86-108; SG 77-99)HONG KONG, 1904-11, 1c-$10.00 King Edward VII (86-108; SG 77-99). Complete set of 23 values, h.r. except key $10.00 lightly hinged, bold colors, 50c with minor gum toning, otherwise fresh and a Fine-Very Fine set, $10.00 with 1999 A.P.S. certificate, Scott $4,117.00, SG £3,900

E. 1,500-2,000
2,200
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91
og
Sale Number 1229, Lot Number 91, Fiji thru JamaicaHONG KONG, 1921-37, 1c-$5.00 King George V (129-146; SG 117-132), HONG KONG, 1921-37, 1c-$5.00 King George V (129-146; SG 117-132)HONG KONG, 1921-37, 1c-$5.00 King George V (129-146; SG 117-132). Complete set of eighteen values, h.r., bright and fresh, Fine-Very Fine, Scott $1,013.00, SG £1,000

E. 300-400
375
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92
og
HONG KONG, Lot. On stockpages, an album pages, and auction lot cards, early Queen Victoria heads both unused and used, some better surcharged stamps, 20th Century sets and high values, and a nice array of British Offices in China, slightly mixed quality, but a large number are Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
9,000
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93
 
HONG KONG, Collection. To 1985 on album pages, various Queen Victoria issues that are mostly used, early unused 20th Century including 1904 $10.00, King George VI and QEII issues unused (with some additional used sets), most lightly hinged, also several Treaty Ports, G.B. Offices in China, and even a few foreign stamps with Hong Kong cancels

E. 1,000-1,500
5,000
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94
 
INDIA, Collection. To 1955 on album pages, earliest issues used and in mixed quality, much of the 20th Century is unused, with definitive sets, the Gandhi set, and Officials, most lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
2,500
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95
 
JAMAICA, Collection. To 1952 on album pages, much is a straightforward unused or used collection, however the collector did have a specialized group of War Tax stamps, with numerous varieties (both SG-listed and unlisted), slightly mixed quality, the War Tax section is Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,100
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