Sale 1246 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 1-2 December, 2021

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Category — Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & Uganda

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3142
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Sale 1246, Lot 3142, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 1). Block of four comprising two square pairs, mostly large to ample margins, just touching at one corner, neat "CGH" in barred triangle cancels, ironed out vertical crease affecting one pair, Very Fine appearance, Scott $1,950.00, SG £1,800 as singles

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E. 300-400
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3143
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Sale 1246, Lot 3143, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1858, 1sh Yellow Green (6; SG 8). Unused (no gum), large to full margins on each side, strong color and sharp impression, Very Fine, a scarce unused stamp, Scott $4,000.00, SG £3,750

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E. 750-1,000
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3144
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Sale 1246, Lot 3144, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 6p on 2p Green & Carmine (174, SG 13). Small part original gum, fresh unwashed color, Fine and scarce, Scott $1,600.00, SG £1,600

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E. 400-500
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3145
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Sale 1246, Lot 3145, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Mafeking, 1900, 1sh on 6p Violet on Rose (175, SG 14). Part original gum, additionally showing the constant variety of a short left leg of "A" in "Mafeking", deep color, tiny sealed tear at left, otherwise a Fine example of this rare issue, signed Calves and with 2007 Sismondo certificate, Scott $7,500.00, SG £8,500

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E. 750-1,000
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3146
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Sale 1246, Lot 3146, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Vryburg, 1899, 2-1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine (N4; SG 4). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, most recent certificate noting "pressed vertical creases" which are just gum bends, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, signed Senf and Bloch, with 1989 and 2021 B.P.A. certificates, Scott $1,800.00, SG £1,700

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E. 400-500
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3147
 
Sale 1246, Lot 3147, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCEYLON, 1859, 4p Dull Rose (5; SG 4). Ample margins all around, barred cancel, minute and insignificant thin spot in top and bottom margin, Very Fine appearance, a rare stamp, with 1994 Holcombe and 1997 B.P.A. certificates (the former not mentioning thin spots), Scott $5,250.00, SG £4,500

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E. 750-1,000
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3148
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Sale 1246, Lot 3148, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCEYLON, 1857, 5p Orange Brown (6; SG 5). Unused (no gum), large balanced margins all around not typically associated with this first issue, exceptionally rich shade and intense impression, barely perceptible (not even in fluid) bend at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2021 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,600

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E. 400-500
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3149
 
Sale 1246, Lot 3149, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCEYLON, 1859, 2sh Blue (13; SG 12). Full margins to clear at left, wonderfully rich shade on bright paper, barred cancel, Very Fine, signed A. Diena and with 2001 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,400.00, SG £1,300

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E. 400-500
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3150
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Sale 1246, Lot 3150, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCEYLON, 1861, 2sh Blue, Rough Perf 14-15-1/2 (36; SG 37). Large part original gum, near perfect centering for this issue which is nearly always seen touching the sides, exceptionally fresh color, Extremely Fine, signed Bloch, with 1989 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $800.00, SG £750

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E. 200-300
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3151
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Sale 1246, Lot 3151, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCEYLON, 1879, 2r50c Claret (82; SG 138). Original gum, h.r., bold color, Very Fine, Scott $800.00, SG £800

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E. 200-300
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3152
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Sale 1246, Lot 3152, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCEYLON, 1912-25, 100r-1,000r King George V, "Specimen" Overprint (216S-218S; SG 321s-323s). Original gum, 500r lightly hinged, others h.r., excellent colors, well-centered overall, 500r with barest trace of yellowing gum, Very Fine and scarce trio of "Specimens", SG £3,075

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Sale 1246, Lot 3152, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & Uganda
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Sale 1246, Lot 3152, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & Uganda
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E. 1,000-1,500
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3153
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Sale 1246, Lot 3153, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaCYPRUS, 1881, -1/2p on 1p Red, 16mm Long, Double Surcharge (9a; SG 8a). Plate 201, lettered S-L, original gum, lightly hinged, slight but clear doubling of surcharge, mild diagonal crease not mentioned on certificate, Fine appearance, a scarce error, signed A. Diena and with 1977 Chiavarello certificate, Scott $3,750.00, SG £3,750

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E. 750-1,000
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3154
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Sale 1246, Lot 3154, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaEAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATES, 1904, 20r Olive Gray & Black (30; SG 32). Original gum, lightly hinged, strong color, Fine, Scott $875.00, SG £900

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E. 300-400
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3155
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Sale 1246, Lot 3155, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaEAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATES, 1907, 50r Orange Brown & Black (30A; SG 33). Original gum, lightly hinged, bold colors on crisp paper, Fine, Scott $2,750.00, SG £3,000

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E. 750-1,000
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3156
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Sale 1246, Lot 3156, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaEAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATES, 1912, 100r Black & Violet on Red (58; SG 62). Original gum, small h.r., outstanding centering, intense color and impression, minor vertical gum crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A HANDSOME AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE HIGH-DENOMINATION OF EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATES.

With 1997 Behr certificate. Scott $9,750.00. SG £9,500

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E. 3,000-4,000
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3157
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Sale 1246, Lot 3157, Cape of Good Hope thru East Africa & UgandaEAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATES, 1919, 4c on 6c Carmine, Pair, One Without Surcharge (62c; SG 64d). Bottom right corner plate no. 1 horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., fresh color, Very Fine and dramatic error, especially desirable with the plate number, signed Bloch and with 1997 Brandon certificate, Scott $2,000.00, SG £2,000

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E. 750-1,000
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