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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Leeward Islands thru Montserrat

Lot
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2427
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2427, Leeward Islands thru MontserratLEEWARD ISLANDS, 1921-32, -1/4p-£1 King George V, "Specimen" Overprint (61S-83S; SG 58s-80s), LEEWARD ISLANDS, 1921-32, -1/4p-£1 King George V, "Specimen" Overprint (61S-83S; SG 58s-80s)LEEWARD ISLANDS, 1921-32, -1/4p-£1 King George V, "Specimen" Overprint (61S-83S; SG 58s-80s). Complete set of 23 stamps, incl. the four with perforated "Specimen", lightly hinged or h.r., wonderfully bright and fresh, Fine-Very Fine, surprisingly scarce as this set was issued over the course of eleven years, SG £700

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E. 200-300
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2428
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2428, Leeward Islands thru MontserratLEEWARD ISLANDS, 1952, £1 Violet & Black on Scarlet, Watermark Inverted (SG 114cw), LEEWARD ISLANDS, 1952, £1 Violet & Black on Scarlet, Watermark Inverted (SG 114cw)LEEWARD ISLANDS, 1952, £1 Violet & Black on Scarlet, Watermark Inverted (SG 114cw). Mint N.H., wonderfully bright and fresh, mild gum bend of little consequence

VERY FINE. A RARE NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-POUND KING GEORGE VI KEY PLATE WITH INVERTED WATERMARK VARIETY. ONLY ONE SHEET IS THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN PRINTED.

The first example we have offered. SG £6,500

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E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2429, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMADAGASCAR, 1886, 8p Rose, Violet handstamp, Ty. III (23a; SG 40), MADAGASCAR, 1886, 8p Rose, Violet handstamp, Ty. III (23a; SG 40)MADAGASCAR, 1886, 8p Rose, Violet handstamp, Ty. III (23a; SG 40). Full original gum, large margins, fresh and Very Fine, rare with original gum, with 2007 Brandon certificate, Scott $700.00, SG £700

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E. 200-300
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2430, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMALAYA STATES, Pahang, 1897, 3c on Half of 5c Blue (22; SG 18d), MALAYA STATES, Pahang, 1897, 3c on Half of 5c Blue (22; SG 18d)MALAYA STATES, Pahang, 1897, 3c on Half of 5c Blue (22; SG 18d). Original gum, h.r., neat red manuscript "3 JFO", fresh color, Very Fine, a rare manuscript surcharge, the "JFO" initials stand for John Fortescue Owen who was the Superintendent at Kuala Lipis, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,500

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E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2431, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMALTA, 1860, -1/2p Buff on Bluish Paper (2; SG 1), MALTA, 1860, -1/2p Buff on Bluish Paper (2; SG 1)MALTA, 1860, -1/2p Buff on Bluish Paper (2; SG 1). Original gum, minor h.r., fresh color on lightly blued paper, Fine, Scott $1,400.00, SG £1,400

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E. 300-400
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2432
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2432, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMALTA, 1925, 2-1/2p Black, Postage Due, "2" of "-1/2" Omitted (J5a; SG D5a), MALTA, 1925, 2-1/2p Black, Postage Due, "2" of "-1/2" Omitted (J5a; SG D5a)MALTA, 1925, 2-1/2p Black, Postage Due, "2" of "-1/2" Omitted (J5a; SG D5a). Block of six, bottom middle stamp the error, original gum, single h.r. at top center (error Mint N.H.), large margins all around, Very Fine and striking error, especially in a block, with 2021 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,000.00, SG £900

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E. 300-400
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2433
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2433, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Intermediate Impression (4b; SG 14), MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Intermediate Impression (4b; SG 14)MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Intermediate Impression (4b; SG 14). Position 9, mostly full to ample margins, clear at bottom, rich color, lightly struck target cancel, Fine and scarce, with 1999 Brandon certificate, Scott $3,600.00, SG £4,000

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E. 750-1,000
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2434
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2434, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange on Bluish Paper, Early Impression (5; SG 7), MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange on Bluish Paper, Early Impression (5; SG 7)MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange on Bluish Paper, Early Impression (5; SG 7). Position 2, huge to full margins all around, bold color and sharp early impression on fresh paper, neat strike of target cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A HANDSOME USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1848 ONE-PENNY ORANGE FROM THE EARLY IMPRESSION.

Signed A. Diena. With 1998 Raybaudi and 2021 B.P.A. certificates. Scott $7,250.00. SG £7,500

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E. 3,000-4,000
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2435
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2435, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Filet Head" (15; SG 40), MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Filet Head" (15; SG 40)MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Filet Head" (15; SG 40). Mostly large margins all around, deep rich color with an intense impression, neat barred oval cancel, minute filled thin spot as is often the case on this thin paper

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND HANDSOME USED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-PENCE SHERWIN "LARGE FILET HEAD" ISSUE.

Signed A. Diena. With clear 1998 Raybaudi certificate. Scott $11,000.00. SG £8,000

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E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2436, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMAURITIUS, 1859, 6p Blue (18; SG 32), MAURITIUS, 1859, 6p Blue (18; SG 32)MAURITIUS, 1859, 6p Blue (18; SG 32). Unused (no gum), huge to large margins all around, bold color and sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, Scott $800.00, SG £800

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E. 300-400
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2437, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMAURITIUS, 1859, 6p Blue (18; SG 32), MAURITIUS, 1859, 6p Blue (18; SG 32)MAURITIUS, 1859, 6p Blue (18; SG 32). Original gum, h.r., large to ample margins, strong color, fresh and Very Fine, Scott $800.00, SG £800

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E. 300-400
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2438
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2438, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMAURITIUS, 1924, 50r Lilac & Green (200; SG 222), MAURITIUS, 1924, 50r Lilac & Green (200; SG 222)MAURITIUS, 1924, 50r Lilac & Green (200; SG 222). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color which is often found rubbed, Very Fine, with 1995 A.P.S. certificate, Scott $1,100.00, SG £950

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E. 300-400
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2439
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2439, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMAURITIUS, 1942, 12c Salmon, Perf 15 x 14, Serrated Edge (SG 257ba), MAURITIUS, 1942, 12c Salmon, Perf 15 x 14, Serrated Edge (SG 257ba)MAURITIUS, 1942, 12c Salmon, Perf 15 x 14, Serrated Edge (SG 257ba). Original gum, h.r., exceptionally fresh color, well-centered, Very Fine, a scarce example of this newly listed variety, SG £850

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E. 200-300
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2440
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2440, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMAURITIUS, 1904, 15c on 15c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, Inverted Surcharge (E3b; SG E3a), MAURITIUS, 1904, 15c on 15c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, Inverted Surcharge (E3b; SG E3a)MAURITIUS, 1904, 15c on 15c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, Inverted Surcharge (E3b; SG E3a). Light circular datestamp, well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce and striking error, Scott $800.00, SG £850

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E. 300-400
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2441
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2441, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMONTSERRAT, 1876, 1p Red, Half Used as -1/2p on Cover (1a; SG 1a), MONTSERRAT, 1876, 1p Red, Half Used as -1/2p on Cover (1a; SG 1a)MONTSERRAT, 1876, 1p Red, Half Used as -1/2p on Cover (1a; SG 1a). Right vertical half, tied across the cut by clear "A08" barred numeral cancel and "Montserrat, JY 14, 83" circular datestamp beside on petite cover to St. Kitts, St. Kitts arrival datestamp the following day, Very Fine and choice, a lovely example of this scarce bisect cover, with 1976 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $1,650.00, SG £1,400

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E. 500-750
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2442
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2442, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMONTSERRAT, 1876, 1p Red, Vertical Bisect Used as -1/2p (1a; SG 1a), MONTSERRAT, 1876, 1p Red, Vertical Bisect Used as -1/2p (1a; SG 1a)MONTSERRAT, 1876, 1p Red, Vertical Bisect Used as -1/2p (1a; SG 1a). Vertical strip of four right vertical halves (which shows signs of separation between second and third bisect due to file fold), additional left vertical half at bottom, top two bisects of strip tied by "A08" barred numeral oval cancel, single barely tied by stray ink mark and albino strike of circular datestamp (likely that of Montserrat), cover addressed to Dominica with Sept. 3, 1883 arrival circular datestamp, cover missing backflap, with multiple file folds and small erosion hole at top (the latter away from stamps), Fine, an exceptionally scarce franking, signed Bloch, catalogued simply as single on cover, Scott $1,650.00, SG £1,400

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E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2443, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMONTSERRAT, 1884, 4p Blue (9; SG 11), MONTSERRAT, 1884, 4p Blue (9; SG 11)MONTSERRAT, 1884, 4p Blue (9; SG 11). Unused (no gum), well-centered, certificate notes "soiled" which we feel is unnecessary, Very Fine appearance, a scarce unused stamp, with 1987 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $2,100.00, SG £1,800

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E. 300-400
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2444
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2444, Leeward Islands thru MontserratMONTSERRAT, 1884, 1p Red, Perf 12, Inverted "S" (11a; SG 6a), MONTSERRAT, 1884, 1p Red, Perf 12, Inverted "S" (11a; SG 6a)MONTSERRAT, 1884, 1p Red, Perf 12, Inverted "S" (11a; SG 6a). Lightly cancelled, rich shade, Fine and scarce error, with 1957 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $1,550.00, SG £1,300

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E. 400-500
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