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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 25-27 May, 2021

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Category — Barbados thru Batum

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2105
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2105, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1859, 6p Rose Red (8; SG 11), BARBADOS, 1859, 6p Rose Red (8; SG 11)BARBADOS, 1859, 6p Rose Red (8; SG 11). Original gum, large margins all around, fresh color with razor-sharp impression, Extremely Fine, a superb example of this scarce early classic, Scott $850.00, SG £750

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E. 300-400
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2106
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2106, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1859, (-1/2p) Pale Yellow Green, Pin Perf 14 x 12-1/2 (12B; SG 16b), BARBADOS, 1859, (-1/2p) Pale Yellow Green, Pin Perf 14 x 12-1/2 (12B; SG 16b)BARBADOS, 1859, (-1/2p) Pale Yellow Green, Pin Perf 14 x 12-1/2 (12B; SG 16b). Fresh color, neat barred "1" cancel, perfs trimmed at right and bottom as often seen, Fine example of this very rare stamp, with 1974 A.P.S. certificate, Scott $8,500.00, SG £7,500

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E. 750-1,000
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2107
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2107, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1861, 1sh Blue, Error of Color (21c; SG 34a), BARBADOS, 1861, 1sh Blue, Error of Color (21c; SG 34a)BARBADOS, 1861, 1sh Blue, Error of Color (21c; SG 34a). Small part original gum, pen strokes removed as often seen causing slight overall soiling though clearly still retaining its color, couple of creases and clipped perfs at top

FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF ONLY NINE EXAMPLES RECORDED OF THE 1861 ONE-SHILLING BLUE ERROR OF COLOR. A MAJOR BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RARITY.

This series was printed by Perkins, Bacon & Co. and upon their arrival in Barbados, it was noticed they were in Blue rather than Black. While never issued and destroyed, a small number were removed and defaced with ink. Many examples have been treated to remove the ink and are generally found with clipped perfs on one or more sides.

With 1982 A.P.S. certificate. Scott $20,000.00. SG £18,000

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E. 3,000-4,000
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2108
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2108, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1870s Britannia Imperforate Plate Proofs, BARBADOS, 1870s Britannia Imperforate Plate ProofsBARBADOS, 1870s Britannia Imperforate Plate Proofs. Group of five singles and one pair, all printed in Black, incl. two undenominated, one 3p single and pair with sheet margin at top, 1sh and 5sh, large to full margins, Very Fine and scarce group

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E. 400-500
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2109
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2109, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1875, 1sh Purple, Perf 12-1/2, Watermark Sideways Reversed (49; SG 71x), BARBADOS, 1875, 1sh Purple, Perf 12-1/2, Watermark Sideways Reversed (49; SG 71x)BARBADOS, 1875, 1sh Purple, Perf 12-1/2, Watermark Sideways Reversed (49; SG 71x). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color on fresh paper, Fine, signed Bloch and with 1986 Rendon certificate, Scott $575.00, SG £500

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E. 200-300
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2110
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2110, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86). Light circular datestamp cancel (unlike the usual bootheel), Fine, with 2017 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $850.00, SG £650

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E. 200-300
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2111
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2111, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86). Cancelled by bootheel cancel and tied on small piece by partial Barbados Mar. 29, 1878 circular datestamp, Very Fine, Scott $850.00, SG £650

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E. 200-300
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2112
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2112, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86). Tied on piece by bootheel cancel and 1878 circular datestamp, fresh color, piece has some toned spots that do not affect the stamp itself, Fine, with 1961 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $850.00, SG £650

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E. 200-300
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2113
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2113, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86). Horizontal pair comprised of right and left halves of two different underlying stamps, tied on piece along with 4p Deep Red (SG 68) by 1878 circular datestamps and bootheel cancel, vertical filed fold thru stamps has been pressed, piece lightly cleaned, Fine appearance, pairs from two different stamps are much rarer than unsevered pairs of the same stamp (which themselves are very scarce), also of note is this paid the rare 6p inter-colonial rate, with 1989 Holcombe certificate

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E. 500-750
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2114
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2114, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair (57a; SG 86b), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair (57a; SG 86b)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair (57a; SG 86b). Small part original gum, overall soiling and toning with faults, about Fine, with faults aside, this a very rare unused and unsevered pair, only a small handful are believed to exist, with 2021 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $28,500.00, SG £26,000

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E. 2,000-3,000
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2115
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2115, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair (57a; SG 86b), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair (57a; SG 86b)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair (57a; SG 86b). Partial bootheel and circular datestamp cancels, attractive color, short perf at right, otherwise Fine and very scarce, with clear 1963 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $2,750.00, SG £2,500

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E. 400-500
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2116
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2116, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair with Large and Small Surcharges (57e; SG 86d), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair with Large and Small Surcharges (57e; SG 86d)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair with Large and Small Surcharges (57e; SG 86d). Left stamp with the scarcer 6mm surcharge, unusually strong color, complete bootheel cancel, small internal tear at left from pinhole

FINE APPEARANCE. A VERY RARE SE-TENANT UNSEVERED PAIR OF BOTH OVERPRINT SIZES.

A review of Power Search shows no other such pair offered.

With 2017 R.P.S. certificate. Scott $9,350.00. SG £8,500

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2117
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2117, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 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). Unusually light cancel, Fine and rare, Power Search shows only two other examples (both used) have been offered by us, with 1972 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $4,750.00, SG £4,250

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2118
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2118, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Small Surcharge (59; SG 88), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Small Surcharge (59; SG 88)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Small Surcharge (59; SG 88). Bootheel cancel, Fine, the scarcest of the 1878 Provisional types, with 2017 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $1,175.00, SG £1,000

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E. 300-400
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2119
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2119, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh, Unsevered Pair (59a; SG 88a), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh, Unsevered Pair (59a; SG 88a)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh, Unsevered Pair (59a; SG 88a). Nearly complete bootheel cancel, fresh color, shallow thin at top, Very Fine appearance, this is the scarcest of the 1878 Surcharge types, unsevered pairs are very rare, with 2017 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $5,500.00, SG £5,000

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2120
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2120, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1892, -1/2p on 4p Brown, Double Surcharge, Red & Black (69c; SG 104b), BARBADOS, 1892, -1/2p on 4p Brown, Double Surcharge, Red & Black (69c; SG 104b)BARBADOS, 1892, -1/2p on 4p Brown, Double Surcharge, Red & Black (69c; SG 104b). Original gum, large h.r., clear doubling of surcharge in each color, fresh and Fine, a particularly scarce error, with 1990 Holcombe certificate, Scott $950.00, SG £900

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E. 300-400
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2121°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2121, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1947, 1p on 2p Bright Rose Red, Perf 13-1/2 x 13, Double Surcharge (209c; SG 264f), BARBADOS, 1947, 1p on 2p Bright Rose Red, Perf 13-1/2 x 13, Double Surcharge (209c; SG 264f)BARBADOS, 1947, 1p on 2p Bright Rose Red, Perf 13-1/2 x 13, Double Surcharge (209c; SG 264f). Original gum, very lightly hinged, deep shade which the most recent certificate notes as "a little oxidised" though the other example we are aware of is in the same shade, slightly centered to left as always, two distinct overprints, the second displaced by about -1/2mm, Very Fine, a rare error of which only three examples are recorded, one of which hasn't been seen since the 1970s, ex Toeman and Dr. Harris, with 1957 Friedl, 1976 A.P.S. and 2020 B.P.A. certificates, Scott $3,250.00, SG £3,000

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2122°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2122, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1941, 5sh Indigo, "A" of "CA" Missing from Watermark (SG 256ab), BARBADOS, 1941, 5sh Indigo, "A" of "CA" Missing from Watermark (SG 256ab)BARBADOS, 1941, 5sh Indigo, "A" of "CA" Missing from Watermark (SG 256ab). Mint N.H. block of eight with "Thomas De La Rue & Company. Limited. London" imprint in bottom selvage, watermark error found on pos. 7 and sharing with bottom selvage, exceptionally fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, this is the only recorded example of this error, a title which it has duly kept for over 24 years since it first appeared in a 1997 Stanley Gibbons sale, ex Dr. Harris, SG £2,250 (which hasn't changed in over 15 years)

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2123
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2123, Barbados thru BatumBARBADOS, 1907, 1p on 2p Slate & Orange, Semi-Postal, Double Surcharge (B1d; SG 153b), BARBADOS, 1907, 1p on 2p Slate & Orange, Semi-Postal, Double Surcharge (B1d; SG 153b)BARBADOS, 1907, 1p on 2p Slate & Orange, Semi-Postal, Double Surcharge (B1d; SG 153b). Neat Barbados circular datestamp, slight but clear doubling of overprint, bold color, Very Fine and scarce, with 1954 Friedl certificate, Scott $1,000.00, SG £950

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E. 300-400
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2124
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2124, Barbados thru BatumBATUM, 1919-20, 50r on 3k Red, Imperforate (48; SG 39), BATUM, 1919-20, 50r on 3k Red, Imperforate (48; SG 39)BATUM, 1919-20, 50r on 3k Red, Imperforate (48; SG 39). Original gum, mild h.r., large margins all around including a sheet margin at top, strong color, gum crease at top right entirely in the margin, otherwise Extremely Fine, signed Champion, SG £550

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E. 200-300
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