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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Seychelles thru Straits Settlements

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2487
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2487, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSEYCHELLES, 1901, 6c on 8c Brown Violet & Ultramarine, Inverted Surcharge (32a; SG 40a), SEYCHELLES, 1901, 6c on 8c Brown Violet & Ultramarine, Inverted Surcharge (32a; SG 40a)SEYCHELLES, 1901, 6c on 8c Brown Violet & Ultramarine, Inverted Surcharge (32a; SG 40a). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense colors, Very Fine, Scott $800.00, SG £650

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E. 200-300
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2488
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2488, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac, Type "b" (57; SG 65), SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac, Type "b" (57; SG 65)SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac, Type "b" (57; SG 65). With Freetown 1897 circular datestamp, relatively strong color, minute corner perf crease, still Fine and scarce, Scott $1,100.00, SG £750

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E. 300-400
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2489
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2489, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (58, 59, 56; SG 66, 64, 63), SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (58, 59, 56; SG 66, 64, 63)SIERRA LEONE, 1897, 2-1/2p on 1sh Lilac (58, 59, 56; SG 66, 64, 63). Horizontal se-tenant strip of three, Ty. C, E, A (SG Ty. 11, 9, 8), cancelled by Freetown Jul. 13, 1897 circular datestamps and tied by partial registered oval and red cancel on small piece, large sealed tear running thru middle stamp, Very Fine appearance, a scarce used se-tenant strip, especially with No. 59, catalogued as singles, Scott $2,580.00, SG £1,795

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E. 300-400
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2490
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2490, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSIERRA LEONE, 1923, £5 Gray Green & Orange (139; SG 148), SIERRA LEONE, 1923, £5 Gray Green & Orange (139; SG 148)SIERRA LEONE, 1923, £5 Gray Green & Orange (139; SG 148). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, faintest trace of a couple toned perf tips on reverse and two violet owner's handstamps, Very Fine appearance, a desirable and attractive example of this high value stamp, Scott $3,500.00, SG £3,500

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E. 750-1,000
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2491
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2491, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSIERRA LEONE, 1923, £5 Gray Green & Orange (139; SG 148), SIERRA LEONE, 1923, £5 Gray Green & Orange (139; SG 148)SIERRA LEONE, 1923, £5 Gray Green & Orange (139; SG 148). Affixed to piece and cancelled by clear "Freetown, Sierra Leone, FE 10 30" circular datestamp, certificate states soiled, discolored and surface abrasions which are all very minor, Very Fine appearance, an elusive stamp to find postally used, with 2021 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $4,750.00, SG £4,750

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2492
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2492, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSIERRA LEONE, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Wilberforce, Peforated "Specimen" (153S-165S; SG 168s-180s), SIERRA LEONE, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Wilberforce, Peforated "Specimen" (153S-165S; SG 168s-180s)SIERRA LEONE, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Wilberforce, Peforated "Specimen" (153S-165S; SG 168s-180s). Original gum, lightly hinged, uncommonly fresh overall, bold colors, Very Fine, a choice set of this popular issue which, despite the lower catalogue value, is offered with far less frequency than the issued set, SG £850

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E. 400-500
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2493
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2493, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSINGAPORE, 1949-52, 50c-$5.00 King George VI, Perf 18, Control Number Pairs (17a-20a; SG 27-30), SINGAPORE, 1949-52, 50c-$5.00 King George VI, Perf 18, Control Number Pairs (17a-20a; SG 27-30)SINGAPORE, 1949-52, 50c-$5.00 King George VI, Perf 18, Control Number Pairs (17a-20a; SG 27-30). 20 Mint N.H. top left or bottom right control number selvage horizontal pairs, incl. four 50c, six $1.00, five $2.00 and five $5.00 pairs, each with different control numbers or different positions, exceptionally fresh overall, Very Fine, a remarkable group which would be exceptionally challenging to recreate, catalogued simply as singles, Scott $3,458.00, SG £3,072

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2494
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2494, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSOUTH AFRICA, 1939, 2sh6p Booklet of Six Panes, Green Cover (SG SB15), SOUTH AFRICA, 1939, 2sh6p Booklet of Six Panes, Green Cover (SG SB15)SOUTH AFRICA, 1939, 2sh6p Booklet of Six Panes, Green Cover (SG SB15). Unexploded booklet stitched at left, light hinge marks on the back cover, otherwise remarkably fresh, crisp and intact, Very Fine, a rarely seen intact booklet, SG £3,500

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2495
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2495, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1904-11, $25.00 Green & Black, "Specimen" Overprint (128AS; SG 139s), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1904-11, $25.00 Green & Black, "Specimen" Overprint (128AS; SG 139s)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1904-11, $25.00 Green & Black, "Specimen" Overprint (128AS; SG 139s). Original gum, lightly hinged, bold colors, fresh and Very Fine, SG £500

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E. 200-300
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2496
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2496, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1904-11, $100.00 Dull Violet & Green on Yellow (128B; SG 140), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1904-11, $100.00 Dull Violet & Green on Yellow (128B; SG 140)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1904-11, $100.00 Dull Violet & Green on Yellow (128B; SG 140). Original gum, certificate notes "never hinged" but we detect the faintest trace of hinging, radiant colors on bright paper, strong impression

FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE 1910 $100.00 STRAITS SETTLEMENTS KING EDWARD VII.

Signed Bolaffi. With 1967 B.P.A., 1971 A. Diena and 1999 Brandon certificates. Scott $22,000.00, SG £22,000

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E. 7,500-10,000
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2497
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2497, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1922, $1.00 Black & Red on Blue (165d; SG 247), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1922, $1.00 Black & Red on Blue (165d; SG 247)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1922, $1.00 Black & Red on Blue (165d; SG 247). Original gum, h.r., precise centering with wide margins, fresh colors, Very Fine and choice, the key value to completing this overprint set, Scott $675.00, SG £650

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E. 200-300
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2498
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2498, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1915, $100.00 Red & Black on Blue, "Specimen" Overprint (173S; SG 214s), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1915, $100.00 Red & Black on Blue, "Specimen" Overprint (173S; SG 214s)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1915, $100.00 Red & Black on Blue, "Specimen" Overprint (173S; SG 214s). Original gum, minor h.r., bold colors, Very Fine, Scott $1,250.00, SG £1,600

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E. 400-500
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2499
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2499, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1921-32, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, Break in Scroll, "Specimen" Overprint (204S; SG 240ds), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1921-32, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, Break in Scroll, "Specimen" Overprint (204S; SG 240ds)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1921-32, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, Break in Scroll, "Specimen" Overprint (204S; SG 240ds). Position R. 1/12, original gum, lightly hinged, excellent centering

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE 1921 $500.00 KING GEORGE V SPECIMEN WITH THE RARE BREAK IN SCROLL VARIETY.

Uncatalogued in Stanley Gibbons for the variety with "Specimen" overprint. In keeping with the same ratio as the issued stamp, this should catalogue around £6,000. Only a small handful exist.

Catalogued as normal "Specimen" stamp without variety. Scott $4,750.00. SG £5,000

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E. 2,000-3,000
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2500
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2500, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1921-32, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (204S; SG 240ds), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1921-32, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (204S; SG 240ds)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1921-32, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (204S; SG 240ds). Slightly disturbed original gum (from hinge removal), rich colors

VERY FINE. A DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 1921 $500.00 KING GEORGE V SPECIMEN.

A choice alternative example considering the issued stamp catalogues $75,000.00 (£75,000). Scott $4,750.00. SG £5,000

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2501
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2501, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1921-32, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (204S; SG 240ds), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1921-32, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (204S; SG 240ds)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1921-32, $500.00 Orange & Dull Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (204S; SG 240ds). Original gum, lightly hinged, strong colors

FINE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 1921 $500.00 KING GEORGE V SPECIMEN.

A choice alternative example considering the issued stamp catalogues $75,000.00 (£75,000). Scott $4,750.00. SG £5,000

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2502
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2502, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1930s King George V Survey Department Essays, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1930s King George V Survey Department EssaysSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1930s King George V Survey Department Essays. Eleven items, incl. four blocks of six (three with sheet margin at top) of the 5c with "Malaya" in clear background in Dark Green, Light Green and Lilac, plus another in Green with "Malaya" in colored background, plus another four singles in different colors, also with three other designs incl. a $15.00 se-tenant strip of four with different vignettes and a $150.00 with vignette and ship at bottom, mostly Very Fine, a scarce group of these desirable essays

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E. 750-1,000
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2503
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2503, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1936-37, 1c-$5.00 King George V, Perforated "Specimen" (217S-234S; SG 260s-274s), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1936-37, 1c-$5.00 King George V, Perforated "Specimen" (217S-234S; SG 260s-274s)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1936-37, 1c-$5.00 King George V, Perforated "Specimen" (217S-234S; SG 260s-274s). Original gum except 10c part original gum and $1.00 without gum, fresh colors, Very Fine, Scott $525.00, SG £550

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E. 200-300
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2504
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2504, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1937, 25c Rose Red & Violet (246; SG 286), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1937, 25c Rose Red & Violet (246; SG 286)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1937, 25c Rose Red & Violet (246; SG 286). Mint N.H. complete pane of 100 with control no. 1 at top left and bottom right, slightly brownish original gum as often seen, Very Fine, a scarce complete pane, catalogued as singles, Scott $2,500.00, SG £4,800

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E. 500-750
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2505
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2505, Seychelles thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1945-48, 1c-$5.00 "B.M.A. Malaya" Overprints, Perforated "Specimen" (256S-271S; SG 1as-18s), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1945-48, 1c-$5.00 "B.M.A. Malaya" Overprints, Perforated "Specimen" (256S-271S; SG 1as-18s)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1945-48, 1c-$5.00 "B.M.A. Malaya" Overprints, Perforated "Specimen" (256S-271S; SG 1as-18s). Complete set of fourteen values, original gum, lightly hinged, 5c and 12c with slightly brownish gum, otherwise wonderfully fresh colors, Very Fine, SG £850

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E. 300-400
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