Sale 1246 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal History

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3211
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Sale 1246, Lot 3211, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, -1/2p Pale Green, War Tax, Reversed Albino Overprint in Selvage, First Overprinting (MR1 var; SG 70 var; Heijtz 35a, 35av1, 35av6, 35at1). Two complete panes of 60 with full selvage, original gum, couple hinge marks in selvage and sensible hinge reinforcement affecting two stamps on one pane, one sheet with Reversed Albino overprints in each of the ten right selvage pieces, other pane without, both showing the position 4 Face flaw and position 15 Wide Space, Very Fine pair of panes, -1/2p with Albino overprints ex Bunt and Palmer, Heijtz £684

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E. 300-400
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3212
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Sale 1246, Lot 3212, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, -1/2p Pale Green, War Tax, Reversed Albino Overprint in Selvage, First Overprinting (MR1 var; SG 70 var; Heijtz 35a, 35av1). Mint N.H complete pane of 60 with full selvage, reversed albino overprint in each of the ten right selvage pieces, also showing the position 4 Face flaw and position 15 Wide Space, some splitting, Very Fine, Heijtz £590

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E. 200-300
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3213
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Sale 1246, Lot 3213, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, 1p Pale Scarlet, War Tax, Reversed Albino Overprint in Selvage, First Overprinting (MR2 var; SG 71 var; Heijtz 36, 36av4). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 with full selvage, showing Reversed Albino overprints in each of the ten right selvage pieces, also showing the position 15 Wide Space, some minor splitting mostly in selvage and toned area in selvage at left, otherwise Very Fine, Heijtz £480

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E. 200-300
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3214
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Sale 1246, Lot 3214, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, 1sh Yellow Brown, War Tax, Reversed Albino Overprint in Margin, First Overprinting (MR3 var; SG 72 var; Heijtz 37a, 37av1). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 with full selvage, right selvage showing ten strikes of the rare Reversed Albino Overprint, some minor splitting in selvage of little consequence

VERY FINE. ONLY TWO SURVIVING COMPLETE PANES OF THE ONE-SHILLING FROM THE FIRST OVERPRINTING WITH THE REVERSED ALBINO OVERPRINT IN RIGHT SELVAGE ARE BELIEVED TO STILL EXIST. ONLY FIVE PANES WERE THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN OVERPRINTED.

This sheet alone consists of 20% of the examples thought to have been printed. A major Falkland Islands War Tax rarity. Remarkably, this collection contains both of the known complete panes.

Ex Stanley and Palmer. Heijtz £6,900 as singles

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E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale 1246, Lot 3215, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918, 1sh Yellow Brown, War Tax, Reversed Albino Overprint in Margin, First Overprinting (MR3 var; SG 72 var; Heijtz 37a, 37av1, 37at1). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 with full selvage, right selvage showing ten strikes of the rare Reversed Albino Overprint, position 15 also showing Wide Space variety, couple minor pencil notes in selvage

VERY FINE. ONE OF TWO KNOWN SURVIVING COMPLETE PANES OF THE ONE-SHILLING FROM THE FIRST OVERPRINTING WITH THE REVERSED ALBINO OVERPRINT IN RIGHT SELVAGE. ONLY FIVE PANES WERE THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN OVERPRINTED.

This sheet alone consists of 20% of the examples thought to have been printed. A major Falkland Islands War Tax rarity. Remarkably, the collection offered here has both of the complete panes thought to still exist.

Ex Baillie. Heijtz £6,900 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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3216
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Sale 1246, Lot 3216, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, -1/2p Pale Green, 1p Pale Scarlet, War Tax, Second Overprinting (MR1-MR2; SG 70-71; Heijtz 35a, 35t1, 36a, 36at1). Two Mint N.H. complete panes of 60 with full selvage (couple hinge marks in selvage only), each with Wide Space variety on position 15, -1/2p also with pos. 4 Face flaw, each with minor selvage separation, Very Fine pair of panes, -1/2p ex Bunt and Palmer

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E. 200-300
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3217
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Sale 1246, Lot 3217, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, -1/2p Yellow Green, War Tax, Third Overprinting (MR1a; SG 70a; Heijtz 35b, 35bt1-t2). Complete pane of 60 with full selvage, original gum, four stamps with sensible hinge reinforcements, showing two listed Heijtz varieties (positions 15 and 55 from State 2), couple minor selvage separations and one stamp with two small toned spots on gum, still Very Fine and scarce as only 25 panes were overprinted, unlikely many still exist as complete panes, ex Bunt and Palmer, Scott and SG as hinged singles, Scott $1,800.00, SG £1,800, Heijtz £1,795 as singles

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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3218
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Sale 1246, Lot 3218, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Orange Vermilion, War Tax, Third Overprinting (MR2b; SG 71b; Heijtz 36b, 36bt1, 36bt3). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 with full selvage (hinged in selvage only), showing the position 15 Wide Space variety and position 55 Broken "W" and Platten Pin impression from State 3, Very Fine, only 25 panes overprinted, less likely with the State 3 variety of position 55, Heijtz £2,568

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E. 750-1,000
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3219
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Sale 1246, Lot 3219, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Orange Vermilion, War Tax, Third Overprinting (MR2b; SG 71b; Heijtz 36b, 36bt1, 36bt3). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 with full selvage, showing the position 15 Wide Space variety and position 55 Broken "W" and Platten Pin impression from State 3, small thin spot in top selvage of no consequence, Very Fine, only 25 panes overprinted, less likely with the State 3 variety of position 55, Heijtz £2,568

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E. 750-1,000
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3220
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Sale 1246, Lot 3220, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Deep Orange Red, War Tax, Third Overprinting (MR2b; SG 71b; Heijtz 36b, 36bt1, 36bt3). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 with full selvage (hinged in selvage only), showing the position 15 Wide Space variety and position 55 Broken "W" and Platten Pin impression from State 3, some minor perf separation, Very Fine, only 25 panes overprinted, less likely with the State 3 variety of position 55, Heijtz £2,568

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E. 750-1,000
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3221
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Sale 1246, Lot 3221, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Orange Red and 1p Dull Vermilion, War Tax, Third Overprinting (MR2, MR2b vars; SG 71b-71c vars; Heijtz 36b, 36c). Two complete panes of 60 with full selvage, Line Perf example with hinge reinforcements in selvage, stamps Mint N.H., Comb perf hinged in selvage and two stamps at bottom, others Mint N.H., both showing the position 15 Wide Space variety, Line Perf with position 55 Broken "W" and Platten Pin impression from State 3, Comb Perf with Broken "W" from State 4, Very Fine and scarce pair of panes, only 25 of the Line Perf printed, less likely with the State 3 variety of position 55, Heijtz £2,617

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E. 750-1,000
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3222
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Sale 1246, Lot 3222, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Scarlet, War Tax, Fourth Overprinting (MR2 var; SG 71c var; Heijtz 36c, 36ct4-5, 36ct11, 36ct13). Complete pane of 60 with full selvage, original gum, sensible hinge reinforcements, showing four listed Heijtz varieties (positions 9, 15, 55, and 60), position 60 the rare "-" for "P" variety from state 3, Very Fine, only eight examples of the position 60 variety are possible, even less were likely printed, this as the only recorded complete pane with this variety, ex Cecil and Stanley, Heijtz £1,389 as singles

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E. 500-750
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3223
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Sale 1246, Lot 3223, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Vermilion, War Tax, Fourth Overprinting (MR2b var; SG 71c var; Heijtz 36c, 36ct1, 36ct4-6, 36ct12, 36ct14). Complete pane of 60 with full selvage, original gum, two stamps affected by slight adhesion and top right stamp with thin, showing six listed varieties (positions 2, 9, 15, 41, 55, and 60 - latter two from State 4), Very Fine, only two panes are recorded, ex Bunt and Palmer, Heijtz £323

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E. 200-300
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3224
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Sale 1246, Lot 3224, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Pale Yellow Brown, War Tax, Fourth Overprinting (MR3 var; SG 72a var; Heijtz 37b, 37bt2, 37bt4, 37bt6). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 with full selvage (one hinge mark in top selvage), showing three listed Heijtz varieties (positions 15, 53, and 60 from State 1), Very Fine and especially rare from the fourth overprinting, ex Stanley and Palmer, Heijtz £3,288 as singles

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E. 750-1,000
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3225
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Sale 1246, Lot 3225, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, -1/2p Dull Yellowish Green on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Fifth Overprinting (MR1c; SG 70c; Heijtz 35d, 35dt1-2, 35dt4-6, 35dv3). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 with full selvage (hinged in selvage only), showing five listed Heijtz varieties (positions 2, 5 - Raised Spacer, 8, 42-43) plus position 4 with small flaw by nose, Very Fine and rare complete pane showing the Raised Spacer on position 5, Heijtz £909

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E. 300-400
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3226
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Sale 1246, Lot 3226, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, -1/2p Bluish Green and Yellowish Green on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Fifth Overprinting (MR1c; SG 70c; Heijtz 35d, 35dt1, 35dt4-35dt7). Two Mint N.H. complete panes of 60 with full selvage, both showing four listed Heijtz varieties (positions 2, 8, 42, 43) plus position 4 with small flaw by nose, one also showing position 49, first with small toned spot in top selvage affecting one stamp, second with minor splitting in selvage, Very Fine and rare complete panes in slightly differing shades, Bluish Green ex Neild, Bunt, and Palmer, Scott and SG as hinged singles, Scott $960.00, SG £840, Heijtz £1,114 as singles

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E. 300-400
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3227
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Sale 1246, Lot 3227, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1p Vermilion on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Fifth Overprinting (MR2d; SG 71d; Heijtz 36d, 36dt1-36dt6). Complete pane of 60 with complete selvage, original gum, few light hinge marks and couple sensible reinforcements, vibrant color on this distinctive paper, showing the six listed Heijtz varieties (positions 2, 7, 8, 42, 43, and 49), small thin in selvage of no consequence

VERY FINE. A REMARKABLE COMPLETE PANE OF THE ONE-PENNY VERMILION ON THICK GRAYISH PAPER. ONLY 25 PANES OF THIS PRINTING WERE OVERPRINTED AND UNLIKELY MANY OTHER COMPLETE PANES STILL EXIST.

Ex Bunt and Palmer. Catalogued as hinged singles. Scott $7,500.00. SG £7,200. Heijtz £5,245

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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3228
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Sale 1246, Lot 3228, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1sh Brown on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Fifth Overprinting (MR3c; SG 72b; Heijtz 37c, 37ct4-37ct5). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 with full selvage (one hinge mark in selvage), showing two listed Heijtz varieties (positions 42 and 43), Very Fine and scarce complete pane, ex Stanley and Palmer, Scott and SG as hinged singles, Scott $360.00, SG £420, Heijtz £547 as singles

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E. 200-300
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3229
 
Falkland Islands 1918-20 War Tax Exceptional Balance. Many thousands of examples of each of the three values from the various printings of the stamps and overprintings of the War Tax overprint, part of the balance is neatly mounted and described on exhibit pages while other portions are slightly disorganized and on old exhibit pages, stock cards and pages, etc., contains a wide variation of shades and numerous plate and overprint varieties, most of which is listed in Heijtz, incl. some scarce material such as reverse offsets, reversed albino impression in selvage, and more with items cataloguing hundreds each (in Heijtz), majority of material is mint but some used as well, we notice singles, multiples such as pair and blocks and even complete panes of 60 of each value, a true treasure trove of material for the specialist in this War Tax Issue and viewing is essential to comprehend all that this collection entails

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E. 3,000-4,000
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3230
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Sale 1246, Lot 3230, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1918-20, -1/2p-1sh War Tax (MR1-MR3; SG Z32-Z34). Two examples of -1/2p and 1p, used with 2p Brown Violet (32; SG Z24), each stamp tied by crisp strike of "South Georgia, C OC 15 19" double-circle datestamp on printed registered cover to London, England, scarce registry label with "New Island" crossed out and printed "South Georgia" added (Heijtz Type SG3B), Very Fine and scarce philatelic cover with this provisional registry label

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E. 400-500
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3231
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Sale 1246, Lot 3231, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Pale Bister Brown, War Tax, Fourth Overprinting (MR3; SG 72a; Heijtz 37b). Position 17 (as identified by plate scratches), used with -1/2p and 1p War Tax stamps, the former with slight vertical misplacement of overprint, tied by "Falkland Islands, C 7 OC 19" double-circle datestamps on printed "Registered Letter" entire to Halifax, Nova Scotia, registry label, London transit and Halifax arrival datestamps, 1p oxidized, Very Fine

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E. 200-300
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3232
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Sale 1246, Lot 3232, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1p Deep Orange Red, War Tax, Broken "W" (State 4), Third Overprinting (MR2b var; SG 71b var; Heijtz 36bt4). Vertical pair, bottom stamp from position 55 showing distinctive Broken "W" from State 4, used with -1/2p block of four, both cancelled or tied by "Falkland Islands, C 10 OC 19" double-circle datestamps on printed "Registered Letter" entire to Melbourne, Australia, registry label, London and Caulfield East transit and arrival backstamps, Very Fine and scarce variety on cover

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E. 400-500
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3233
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Sale 1246, Lot 3233, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918-20, -1/2p-1p War Tax (MR1-MR2; SG 70-71). Singles tied by "Port Stanley, Falkland Islands, C JA 19 20" double-circle datestamps on cover to Frodsham, England, "1d" postage due handstamp applied upon arrival and paid by horizontal pair of Great Britain -1/2p Postage Due stamps tied by Frodsham Mar. 12, 1921 double-circle datestamp, 1p stamp slightly oxidized, Very Fine

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E. 400-500
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3234
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Sale 1246, Lot 3234, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1918-20, 1p Orange Vermilion, War Tax (MR2; SG 71). Vertical and horizontal pairs and two singles, all tied by "Falkland Islands, C 8 JY 19" double-circle datestamps on printed "Registered Letter" entire to Great Yarmouth, England, then forwarded to Manchester, registry label at top, Great Yarmouth and Manchester arrival datestamps, Very Fine

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E. 300-400
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3235
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Sale 1246, Lot 3235, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1918-20, 1p Orange Vermilion, War Tax (MR2; SG Z33). Tied by indistinct South Georgia double-circle datestamp on cover to Bog Walk, Jamaica, then forwarded to Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, Kingston, Bog Walk and Guatemala datestamps on reverse, minor edge flaws, still Very Fine, remarkable pair of destinations

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E. 200-300
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3236
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Sale 1246, Lot 3236, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1919, 1sh Yellow Brown, War Tax, Second Overprinting (MR3; SG 72; Heijtz 37a). Horizontal pair, tied by crisp strike of "Falkland Islands, C 10 JY 19" double-circle datestamp with additional strike at top right on printed "Registered Letter" entire to New York, registry label, New York arrival datestamp, Very Fine, ex Prappas and Piggin

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E. 300-400
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3237
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Sale 1246, Lot 3237, Falkland Islands War Tax Complete Panes and Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1920, 1sh Brown on Thick Grayish Paper, War Tax, Fifth Overprinting (MR3c; SG 72b; Heijtz 37c). Position 21 (as identified by plate scratches), tied by "Falkland Islands, C 23 JU 20" double-circle datestamp on printed "Registered Letter" entire to Subiaco, Western Australia, registry label, London and Perth transit and arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a handsome cover and scarce destination

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E. 200-300
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3238
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Falkland Islands War Tax Postal History Impressive Balance. Group of over 45 covers, wide array with numerous registered covers, many on registered entires, multiples on cover, three-color frankings (MR1-MR3) on single covers, various destinations such as United States, Great Britain, France and even Sweden, small varieties often noted, some philatelic such as W.T. Wilson covers, others appearing commercial, many bought individually from respected dealers for upwards of £200 each, also with nine unused post cards, some small flaws though much is Fine-Very Fine, worthy of close inspection with high retail potential

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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