Sale 1246 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Leave Absentee BidsLIVE INTERNET BIDDING
*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid will be added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers are responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid you agree to the terms and conditions of sale.

Category — Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax Collection

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3171
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3171, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, 1p Pale Scarlet, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, First Overprinting (MR2c; SG 71a; Heijtz 36aIv1). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, bright shade, Very Fine, only three sheets of 60 (180 total) was overprinted, with 1965 B.P.A. certificate as former No. 91b, Scott $425.00, SG £425, Heijtz £300

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
3172
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3172, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, 1p Pale Scarlet, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, First Overprinting (MR2c; SG 71a; Heijtz 36av2). Horizontal pair with selvage at right which has double reversed albino overprint, original gum, lightly hinged, bold color, Fine and rare error, only 30 examples are possible with the double albino overprint in selvage, ex Bunt, Scott and SG without premium for selvage error, Scott $800.00, SG £850, Heijtz £1,000

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3173
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3173, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, 1p Pale Scarlet, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, First Overprinting (MR2c var; SG 71a var; Heijtz 36av2). Mint N.H. block of four with double reversed albino overprints in right selvage, albino surcharges on stamps clearly seen from reverse, intense shade, Fine-Very Fine, an impressive multiple as three panes of 60 received the second overprint leaving only 30 examples with the double albino overprints in the selvage, Heijtz as singles £2,000

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3174
ogbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3174, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, 1sh Yellow Brown, War Tax, Reversed Albino Overprint in Selvage, First Overprinting (MR3 var; SG 72 var; Heijtz 37av1). Block of four with reversed albino overprint in right selvage, original gum, top pair h.r., bottom pair Mint N.H., bold color, Very Fine and particularly scarce as only one pane of 60 was thought to have received this albino overprint leaving only 10 examples possible, this block accounting for 20% of the known examples, Heijtz £880

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3175
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3175, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, 1sh Yellow Brown, War Tax, First Overprinting (MR3 var; SG 72; Heijtz 37a, 37at1). Mint N.H. block of eighteen comprising the top three rows of the pane with full selvage, position 15 showing the Wide Space variety, Very Fine and fresh multiple, catalogued as singles, SG £990 as hinged, Heijtz £810

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3176
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3176, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, -1/2p Pale Green, War Tax, Overprint Offset on Reverse, Second Overprinting (MR1 var; SG 70 var; Heijtz 35av3). Mint N.H. block of eighteen comprising of three rows with selvage at sides, each stamp showing a clear offset strike on reverse, fresh and Very Fine, Heijtz £1,728 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3177
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3177, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Pale Scarlet, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, Second Overprinting (MR2c; SG 71a; Heijtz 36av3). Mint N.H. block of six with selvage at left, showing strong double offset on reverse, rich color on bright paper, Fine and exceptionally rare, especially as a multiple, Scott and SG as hinged with no premium for offset, Scott $2,400.00, SG £2,550, Heijtz £4,320

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3178
nh
Sale 1246, Lot 3178, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Yellow Brown, War Tax, Overprint in Selvage at Left, Second Overprinting (MR3 var; SG 72 var; Heijtz 37av2). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with selvage at left showing complete inked overprint impression, particularly well-centered, bold color

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-SHILLING WAR TAX WITH INKED OVERPRINT IMPRESSION IN SELVAGE AT LEFT. ONLY TWELVE EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED.

In order to meet demand for these overprints, even blocks and part sheets were overprinted. This caused some selvage overprinted examples to occur. Heijtz £3,600

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3179
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3179, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Yellow Brown, War Tax, Overprint Offset on Reverse, Second Overprinting (MR3 var; SG 72 var; Heijtz 37av3). Mint N.H. top left selvage block of four, each stamp showing strong overprint offset on reverse, Very Fine and scarce multiple, ex Palmer, Heijtz £720 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
3180
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3180, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, -1/2p Pale Green, War Tax, "W" Without Serif and Bent, Third Overprinting (MR1a var; SG 70a var; Heijtz 35at2). Mint N.H. bottom left corner selvage block of four containing position 55 at bottom left showing the variety, strong color, Very Fine, only two examples are recorded, remarkably both examples are featured in the collection offered here, these examples prove that sheets of the 1918 printing were used in the third overprinting of the -1/2p stamp in 1919, some theorize it could have been from either remainders at the Post Office or returned sheets from the Dependencies, with 1995 Heijtz certificate, Heijtz £1,800

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3181
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3181, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, -1/2p Pale Green, War Tax, "W" Without Serif and Bent, Third Overprinting (MR1a var; SG 70a var; Heijtz 35at2). Mint N.H. bottom left corner selvage block of four containing position 55 at bottom left showing the variety, rich shade, Very Fine, only two examples are recorded, remarkably both examples are featured in the collection offered here, these examples prove that sheets of the 1918 printing were used in the third overprinting of the -1/2p stamp in 1919, some theorize it could have been from either remainders at the Post Office or returned sheets from the Dependencies, ex Palmer, with 1998 Heijtz certificate, Heijtz £1,800

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3182
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3182, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Yellow Green, War Tax, Albino Overprint, Third Overprinting (MR1b; SG 70ab; Heijtz 35bv1). Original gum, lightly hinged, albino impression clearly seen on gum side, bold color, Very Fine, an exceptionally scarce variety with only one pane of 60 printed, likely caused in error by the printer by possibly keeping an interleaving sheet on the top sheet after the albino registration overprint, with 1984 Brandon certificate as old No. 87a, Scott $2,500.00, SG £2,500, Heijtz £1,750

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3183
ogbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3183, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, -1/2p Green, War Tax, Horizontally Misplaced Overprint, Third Overprinting (MR1 var; SG 70c var; Heijtz 35cv2). Bottom right corner selvage block of six, original gum, top right stamp h.r., others Mint N.H., each stamp showing a strong horizontal shift to the right, Very Fine, this horizontal shift was caused by the misregistration of the overprint due to the reduced selvage at right, Heijtz £840 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3184
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3184, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, -1/2p Green, War Tax, Single & Double Offset on Reverse, Third Overprinting (MR1a var; SG 70b var; Heijtz 35cv1, 35cv4). Four items, Single Offset on reverse with Mint N.H. block of four and single, Double Offset with two horizontal pairs, original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine and scarce group, only one pane of 60 with the double offset was printed, Heijtz £1,600

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3185
ogbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3185, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Deep Orange Red, War Tax, Broken "W" and Platten Pin Impression, Third Overprinting (MR2 var; SG 71c var; Heijtz 36bt3). Bottom left corner selvage block of four, original gum, top pair h.r., bottom right lightly hinged, bottom left the variety is Mint N.H. which shows the Broken "W" from State 3 and the Platten Pin impression, vibrant color, Very Fine, only 25 panes overprinted and therefore less than 25 known since some were State 2 or 4, Heijtz £450 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 150-200
Future Sale
Back to Top
3186
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3186, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Vermilion, War Tax, Double Overprint, Third Overprinting (MR2a; SG 71ca; Heijtz 36cv1). Horizontal pair, positions 21-22 (light pencil on reverse), original gum, minor h.r., vibrant shade on fresh paper

VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE ONE-PENNY WAR TAX WITH DOUBLE OVERPRINT. ONLY 58 EXAMPLES WERE PRINTED FROM ONE PANE.

Only one pane of 60 was printed with the double overprint. Due to a foldover affecting two stamps at the bottom left of the sheet, two examples remained without the second overprint. See Lot 3187 in this sale for the unique block of twelve showing the foldover.

With undated B.P.A. certificate. Catalogued as singles. Scott $8,500.00. SG £9,000. Heijtz £7,000

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3187
ngbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3187, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Vermilion, War Tax, Double Overprint, Third Overprinting (MR2a; SG 71ca; Heijtz 36cv1). Block of twelve comprising the bottom two horizontal rows of the sheet, unused (no gum), bottom left with foldover between overprints causing the second overprint to miss the bottom left stamp and only "AMP" partial second overprint on position 56 (position eight in block), the "WAR ST" having been overprinted on reverse

VERY FINE. A TRULY REMARKABLE AND UNIQUE SHOWPIECE ITEM OF THE ONE-PENNY WAR TAX WITH DOUBLE OVERPRINT. ONLY ONE SHEET WAS PRINTED WITH THE DOUBLE OVERPRINT LEAVING ONLY 58 EXAMPLES POSSIBLE, THIS MULTIPLE CONTAINING TEN OF THOSE EXAMPLES.

This magnificent block was housed in the Chancery Lane Safe Deposit vaults in London during World War II. During the heavy aerial bombardments of September 1940, water from firefighters crept into the underground vault, causing this block to lose its gum. This block is mentioned in Stanley Gibbons in the footnote below the War Tax Issue.

Ex Marquess of Bute and Stanley. Catalogued as ten original gum singles. Scott $42,500.00. SG £45,000. Heijtz £35,000

Bid on this lot

E. 10,000-15,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3188
ogbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3188, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Vermilion, War Tax, Horizontally Misplaced Overprint, Third Overprinting (MR2b var; SG 71c var; Heijtz 36cv3). Block of eighteen consisting the first three rows of a pane with full selvage, original gum, one center stamp small small h.r., others Mint N.H., each stamp showing strong shift of overprint to left, Very Fine, a spectacular showpiece, only one sheet from the Third Overprinting was thought to have had this shift, this block shows how the misplacement occurred as the right selvage is shortened and cut at an angle creating a registration issue when overprinting, ex Douglas and Palmer, Heijtz £2,568 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3189
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3189, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Pale Yellow Brown, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, Third Overprinting (MR3b; SG 72ab; Heijtz 37bv1). Original gum, lightly hinged, showing clear double offsets on reverse, excellent centering, bright color, Very Fine and choice, only 60 examples printed, with 1975 B.P.A. certificate as old No. 95a, Scott $2,250.00, SG £2,250, Heijtz £1,700

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3190
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3190, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Pale Yellow Brown, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, Third Overprinting (MR3b; SG 72ab; Heijtz 37bv1). Original gum, lightly hinged, showing clear double offsets on reverse, well-centered, Very Fine, only 60 examples printed, with 1972 B.P.A. certificate as old No. 95a, Scott $2,250.00, SG £2,250, Heijtz £1,700

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3191
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3191, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Pale Yellow Brown, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, Third Overprinting (MR3b; SG 72ab; Heijtz 37bv1). Original gum, small h.r., showing clear double offsets on reverse, warm shade, Very Fine, only 60 examples printed, Scott $2,250.00, SG £2,250, Heijtz £1,700

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3192
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3192, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Pale Yellow Brown, War Tax, Overprint Offset on Reverse, Third Overprinting (MR3 var; SG 72a var; Heijtz 37bv2). Mint N.H. bottom right selvage block of four, showing strong offset of overprint on reverse, rich color, some separation between top right stamp and selvage, Very Fine and scarce multiple, ex Palmer, Heijtz £480 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
3193
nh
Sale 1246, Lot 3193, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Pale Yellow Brown, War Tax, Overprint Partially Overprinted in Pair with Normal, Third Overprinting (MR3a var; SG 72ac var; Heijtz 37bv4). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with selvage at top (hinged in selvage only), left stamp showing "(WAR ST)AMP" partial overprint, fresh color

FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND VISUAL PARTIALLY OVERPRINTED ERROR ON THE ONE-SHILLING WAR TAX OVERPRINT.

This error occured when a sheet of the 1sh stamps was folded during the overprinting process. Ex Lovibond, Neild, and Palmer. Heijtz £7,200

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3194
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3194, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Pale Yellow Brown, War Tax, Foldover and Part Albino Overprint, Third Overprinting (MR3 var; SG 72a var; Heijtz 37b var). With selvage at left, original gum, h.r., foldover thru stamp causing one strike of the overprint in reverse selvage and another strike partially on reverse selvage with "STA" and albino "MP" on stamp, Very Fine and spectacular foldover variety, with 1961 B.P.A. and 2012 Heijtz certificates

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3195
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3195, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Vermilion, War Tax, Horizontally Misplaced Overprint, Fourth Overprinting (MR2b var; SG 71c var; Heijtz 36cv3). Mint N.H. bottom left corner selvage block of four, each stamp showing a strong horizontal overprint shift to the left, bottom left example position 55 showing broken "W" from State 4, Very Fine and handsome multiple, Heijtz £864 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3196
ogbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3196, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Scarlet, War Tax, Fourth Overprinting (MR2 var; SG 71c var; Heijtz 36ct13-14). Two bottom right corner selvage blocks of four with States 3 and 4 of Position 60, original gum, State 3 with hinge reinforcements, State 4 lightly hinged, State 3 showing the rare "-" for "P" variety and State 4 with replaced "P" but "M" unchanged, Very Fine and rare duo, only eight examples of State 3 are thought to have been printed, likely less exist, Heijtz £1,260

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3197
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3197, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919-20, -1/2p-1sh War Tax, Raised Spacer Varieties, Fourth & Fifth Overprintings (MR1-MR3 vars; SG 70-72 vars; Heijtz 35ct1, 35dt2, 36ct4, 36ct10, 37bt4). Five original gum items, -1/2p position 9 and another on Thick Grayish Paper position 5 as top right selvage block of four (variety and two others Mint N.H.), 1p with position 9 in Mint N.H. block of four with selvage at top and position 53 as single, 1sh position 53 as bottom right corner selvage block of four (variety Mint N.H.), Very Fine, a surprisingly scarce group, -1/2 ex Bunt and Palmer, 1p block ex Neild and Palmer and single ex Palmer, 1sh ex Palmer, Heijtz £1,073

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3198
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3198, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, -1/2p Yellowish Green on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Watermark Reversed, Fifth Overprinting (MR1c var; SG 70cx; Heijtz 35dwmk1). With selvage at left, original gum, lightly hinged, Fine, only one sheet of 60 overprinted with this variety, SG £600, Heijtz £375

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
3199
nh
Sale 1246, Lot 3199, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, -1/2p Bluish Green on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Watermark Reversed, Fifth Overprinting (MR1c var; SG 70cx; Heijtz 35dwmk1). Mint N.H., bold color, Fine, only one sheet of 60 overprinted with this variety, SG £600 as hinged, Heijtz £420

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
3200
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3200, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Vermilion, War Tax, Watermark Reversed, Fifth Overprinting (MR2 var; SG 71cx; Heijtz 36cwmk1). Original gum, h.r., well-centered, gum bend at top left, Very Fine, only one sheet of 60 overprinted with this variety, SG £800, Heijtz £550

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
3201
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3201, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1p Vermilion on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Fifth Overprinting (MR2d; SG 71d; Heijtz 36d, 36dt1, 3). Mint N.H. top left corner selvage block of four (hinged in selvage only), top right example showing Thick "R" variety and bottom right example showing broken "W" and wide "P" varieties, bold color, Very Fine, only 25 examples of these varieties were printed, Scott and SG as hinged, Scott $500.00, SG £480, Heijtz £552

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
3202
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3202, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1p Vermilion on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Fifth Overprinting (MR2d; SG 71d; Heijtz 36d, 36dt4). Mint N.H. block of six with selvage at right, top right example showing Broken "M" variety from position 42, Very Fine, only 25 examples of this variety was printed, Scott and SG as hinged, Scott $750.00, SG £720, Heijtz £660

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
3203
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3203, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1p Vermilion on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Fifth Overprinting (MR2d; SG 71d; Heijtz 36d, 36dt6). Mint N.H. bottom left corner selvage block of four, top left example showing spaced "W AR" variety from position 49, vibrant color, Very Fine, less than 25 examples of this variety are possible as not all sheets printed contained this spacing, Scott and SG as hinged, Scott $500.00, SG £480, Heijtz £498

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
3204
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3204, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1sh Brown on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Watermark Inverted, Fifth Overprinting (MR3c var; SG 72bw; Heijtz 37cwmk1). Mint N.H. top left corner selvage block of four (hinged in selvage only), uncommonly well-centered, strong color, Very Fine and choice, a scarce multiple with only three sheets of 60 printed (180 total), SG £1,800 as hinged singles, Heijtz £1,440 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3205
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3205, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1sh Brown on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Watermark Inverted, Fifth Overprinting (MR3c var; SG 72bw; Heijtz 37cwmk1). Mint N.H. top left corner selvage block of nine, showing minor varieties on position 2, 7-8, Very Fine and choice, rare as a multiple this size as only three sheets of 60 printed (180 total) were overprinted, SG £4,050 as hinged singles, Heijtz £3,240 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3206
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3206, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1sh Brown on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Watermark Reversed, Fifth Overprinting (MR3c var; SG 72bx; Heijtz 37cwmk2). Original gum, h.r., bold color, Fine, a rarely encountered watermark variety, SG £3,500, Heijtz £2,500

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3207
 
Sale 1246, Lot 3207, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1sh Brown on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Watermark Reversed, Fifth Overprinting (MR3c var; SG 72bx; Heijtz 37cwmk2). Lightly cancelled, bold color, fresh and Fine, a rare watermark variety, especially in used condition, SG £3,500 as unused (unpriced in used condition), Heijtz £2,500

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3208
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3208, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1sh Brown on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, Fifth Overprinting (MR3d; SG 72ba; Heijtz 37cv1). Original gum, lightly hinged, with double offset strikes on reverse, spaced further than usually seen, fresh color, Fine, a rare variety with only one pane of 60 printed, Scott $2,000.00, SG £1,900, Heijtz £1,300

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3209
og
Sale 1246, Lot 3209, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1sh Brown on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, Fifth Overprinting (MR3d; SG 72ba; Heijtz 37cv1). Original gum, lightly hinged, with double offset strikes on reverse, Fine and rare variety with only one pane of 60 printed, ex Palmer, Scott $2,000.00, SG £1,900, Heijtz £1,300

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3210
nhbl
Sale 1246, Lot 3210, Falkland Islands Specialized War Tax CollectionFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1sh Brown on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Albino, Fifth Overprinting (MR3d; SG 72ba; Heijtz 37cv1). Mint N.H. block of four with selvage at right, showing double offset on reverse, bold color

FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF THE ONE-SHILLING BROWN ON THICK GRAYISH PAPER WITH THE DOUBLE OVERPRINT, ONE ALBINO. ONLY ONE PANE OF 60 WAS OVERPRINTED.

The albino impression was first applied on sheets, followed by an inked impression. The intent of this was for proper positioning of the overprint. The two offset strikes on reverse was caused by the albino impression (lighter strike) and then the inked strike (stronger strike).

Scott and SG as hinged singles. Scott $8,000.00. SG £7,600. Heijtz £6,240 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
Future Sale
Back to Top