Sale 1246 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Mauritius thru Nyasaland Protectorate

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3274
 
Sale 1246, Lot 3274, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Yellowish White Paper, Worn Impression (4c; SG 21). Mostly huge to large margins, ample at top left, well-struck "1" two-ring target cancel of Mahebourg, few shallow thin spots, Very Fine appearance, a handsome example of this classic stamp, signed E. Diena and Behr, Scott $1,600.00, SG £1,700

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E. 300-400
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3275
 
Sale 1246, Lot 3275, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Worn Impression (6b; SG 22). Position 11, large margins to clear at right with sheet margin at bottom, rich color, neatly struck target cancel, showing a guide line thru value at bottom, Very Fine and attractive example of this scarce stamp, ex Dale-Lichtenstein, with 2004 B.P.B. certificate stating this as Intermediate Impression (6a; SG 14), Scott $1,500.00, SG £1,700

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E. 750-1,000
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3276
 
Sale 1246, Lot 3276, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Worn Impression (6b; SG 22). Position 1, large to close margins all around, fresh color, boxed "INLAND" cancel (Kanai IIA-3), Very Fine, with 2012 Brandon certificate, Scott $1,500.00, SG £1,700

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E. 400-500
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3277
 
Sale 1246, Lot 3277, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateMAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue, Dardenne Issue (17b; SG 43a). Vertical pair, huge to large margins all around, top stamp showing interesting natural printing flaw behind chignon, beautifully struck target cancels, exceptional color and strong impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem pair, a stunning pair in pristine condition, ex Kanai, signed A. Diena and with 1993 Holcombe certificate, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,900.00, SG £2,200

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E. 750-1,000
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3278
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Sale 1246, Lot 3278, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateMAURITIUS, 1919, 10r Green & Red on Blue Green, Olive Back, Die I (159a; SG 204a). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich colors on fresh paper, Very Fine, a surprisingly elusive stamp missing from most collections, with 1969 A. Diena certificate, Scott $1,150.00, SG £1,100

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E. 300-400
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3279
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Sale 1246, Lot 3279, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateMONTSERRAT, 1876, 6p Blue Green (2d; SG 3). Original gum, minor h.r., deeply rich color, Fine and scarce, with 1998 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,350.00, SG £1,500

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E. 400-500
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3280
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Sale 1246, Lot 3280, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNAURU, 1916-23, 10sh Indigo Blue, Waterlow Printing (15c; SG 18). Original gum, particularly wide margins, deep rich color of this distinctive shade, slightly rounded corner at top left (not mentioned on certificate)

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-SHILLING INDIGO BLUE WATERLOW PRINTING SEAHORSE.

Erroneously listed in Scott as a sub-shade that should be given a full number designation as they originate from different printings (which is the case for the underlying stamps of Great Britain).

Ex Gilbert. With 2000 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $12,500.00. SG £11,000

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E. 2,000-3,000
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3281
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Sale 1246, Lot 3281, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNAURU, 1916-23, 10sh Indigo Blue, Waterlow Printing (15c; SG 18). Sheet selvage at right, slightly tropicalized original gum, barely hinged (if at all), intense color in this distinctive shade, horizontal crease thru top of stamp, certificate notes top row of perfs soiled but we fail to see this, Very Fine appearance, a rare unused stamp, erroneously listed in Scott as a sub-shade that should be given a full number designation as they originate from different printings (which is the case for the underlying stamps of Great Britain), with 1995 Holcombe certificate, Scott $12,500.00, SG £11,000

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E. 1,000-1,500
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3282
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Sale 1246, Lot 3282, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNAURU, 1916, 10sh Indigo Blue, Double Overprint, One Albino, "Specimen" Overprint (SG 18sa). Original gum, lightly hinged, reverse clearly showing the second albino impression, intense color and impression on fresh paper, Very Fine, a handsome example of this rare "Specimen" error, SG £2,500

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E. 750-1,000
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3283
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Sale 1246, Lot 3283, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1893, -1/2p on 2-1/2p Violet on Bluish, Black Surcharge (26; SG 15). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color though with minor surface abrasion at bottom which occurred prior to overprinting, otherwise Fine, a very rare stamp with only nineteen reportedly printed, with 1999 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $4,750.00, SG £4,250

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E. 1,000-1,500
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3284
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Sale 1246, Lot 3284, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNORTH BORNEO, 1925-28, 5c Yellow Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (171 var; SG 281a). Vertical pair, unused (no gum), fresh color, bottom stamp with small tear, Fine appearance, a rare error pair with only one row recorded leaving only ten pairs known, with 2015 Ceremuga certificate, unlisted in Scott, SG £1,200

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E. 200-300
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3285
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Sale 1246, Lot 3285, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNORTH BORNEO, 1939, 1c-$5.00 Pictorials (193-207; SG 303-317). Original gum, lightly hinged, bold and bright colors, Very Fine, Scott $711.75, SG £1,400

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E. 300-400
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3286
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Sale 1246, Lot 3286, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNORTH BORNEO, 1912, 6c Olive Brown & Black, Postage Due, "Postage Due" Inverted (J25b; SG D42a). Block of four with selvage at top, neat C.T.O. cancels (not recorded postally used), well-centered, Very Fine and scarce multiple, with 1985 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as singles, Scott $500.00, SG £560

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E. 200-300
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3287
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Sale 1246, Lot 3287, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNYASALAND, 1908, -1/2p-£1 King Edward VII (1-11; SG 72-81). Original gum, h.r., fresh and Very Fine, Scott $1,064.00, SG £950

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E. 300-400
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3288
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Sale 1246, Lot 3288, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNYASALAND, 1908, -1/2p-£1 King Edward VII (1-11; SG 72-81). Original gum, h.r., fresh colors, Very Fine, Scott $1,064.00, SG £950

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E. 300-400
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3289
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Sale 1246, Lot 3289, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNYASALAND, 1914, £10 Ultramarine & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (24S; SG 99S). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright unrubbed colors on fresh paper, well-centered, Very Fine, SG £800

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E. 300-400
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3290
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Sale 1246, Lot 3290, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNYASALAND, 1914, £10 Ultramarine & Dull Violet (24; SG 99e). Original gum, h.r., intense color and impression on bright paper

VERY FINE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 10-POUND KING GEORGE V OF NYASALAND PROTECTORATE.

Scott $4,000.00. SG £4,500

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E. 1,500-2,000
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3291
 
Sale 1246, Lot 3291, Mauritius thru Nyasaland ProtectorateNYASALAND, 1914, £10 Ultramarine & Dull Violet (24; SG 99e). Five examples, each with Blantyre oval revenue cancels, one with corner thin and another with slight surface rub, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott $1,375.00, SG £750

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E. 200-300
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