Sale 1246 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — St. Helena thru Southern Rhodesia

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3304
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Sale 1246, Lot 3304, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaST. HELENA, 1861, 6p Blue, Clean-Cut Perf 14 to 15-1/2 (2; SG 2). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color and strong impression, Fine, a scarce original gum example, with 1953 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $2,100.00, SG £1,700

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E. 500-750
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3305
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Sale 1246, Lot 3305, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaST. HELENA, 1927, 5sh Gray & Green on Yellow, Broken Mainmast (SG 110a). Original gum, h.r., fresh color, Fine, SG £750

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E. 200-300
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3306
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Sale 1246, Lot 3306, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaST. HELENA, 1961, 2-1/2c+3d to 10c+1sh Tristan Relief Fund Overprints (B1-B4; SG 172-175). Mint N.H., each a top or bottom selvage copy

VERY FINE SET OF THE 1961 TRISTAN RELIEF FUND OVERPRINTS. ONE OF THE RAREST SETS OF THE QUEEN ELIZABETH II ERA.

Only 434 sets were issued and placed on sale for one week in October 1961. The majority were used to make up first day covers.

Scott $7,600.00. SG £8,000

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Sale 1246, Lot 3306, St. Helena thru Southern Rhodesia
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Sale 1246, Lot 3306, St. Helena thru Southern Rhodesia
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Sale 1246, Lot 3306, St. Helena thru Southern Rhodesia
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E. 3,000-4,000
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3307
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Sale 1246, Lot 3307, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaST. LUCIA, 1967, $2.50 Queen Elizabeth II, "Statehood, 1st March 1967" Printed in Black (225 Footnote; SG 239 Footnote). Mint N.H. top left selvage single, Very Fine, only 300 examples were overprinted in black, some of which were eventually used on covers, with 1967 A. Diena and 1980 Merkur certificates

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E. 150-200
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3308
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Sale 1246, Lot 3308, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaST. LUCIA, 1967, $2.50 Queen Elizabeth II, "Statehood, 1st March 1967" Printed in Black (225 Footnote; SG 239 Footnote). Mint N.H. bottom left corner selvage block of four, fresh and Very Fine, only 300 examples were overprinted in black, some of which were eventually used on covers, with 1967 A. Diena certificate

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E. 500-750
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3309
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Sale 1246, Lot 3309, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaST. VINCENT, 1873, 6p Dull Blue Green (14Bc; SG 19). Original gum which accompanying certificate harshly notes as disturbed which is just due to prior hinging, fresh color, Fine, a scarce original gum stamp, with 2007 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $2,250.00, SG £2,000

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E. 400-500
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3310
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Sale 1246, Lot 3310, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaST. VINCENT, 1880, 5sh Rose (29; SG 32). Small part original gum, strong color, trivial toned spot at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, signed Bloch, Scott $1,275.00, SG £1,200

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E. 300-400
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3311
 
Sale 1246, Lot 3311, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaSARAWAK, 1899, 2c on 12c Red on Rose, Inverted Surcharge (33a; SG 33a). Neat Sarawak circular datestamp, some slight staining mostly seen on reverse, otherwise Very Fine and rare, especially in used condition, with 1952 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,400.00, SG £1,400

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E. 300-400
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3312
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Sale 1246, Lot 3312, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaSARAWAK, 1918, 3c on 1c Slate Blue, Red Cross Essays (70 Footnote var; SG 62 var). Two Mint N.H. examples surcharged in red and black reading "Red Cross, Three Cents", black with selvage at left, Very Fine and rare pair of essays

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E. 200-300
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3313
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Sale 1246, Lot 3313, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaSEYCHELLES, 1952, 50c Bright Violet, St. Edward's Crown Watermark Error (166a; SG 167b). Lightly hinged, bright color, choice centering, Very Fine, ex Cook, with 2004 Murray Payne certificate, Scott $600.00, SG £550

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E. 200-300
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3314
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Sale 1246, Lot 3314, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaSIERRA LEONE, 1912-24, -1/2p-£5 King George V, "Specimen" Overprint (103S-121S; SG 112s-130s). Original gum, lightly hinged or h.r., wonderfully fresh colors, Very Fine, £5 signed A. Diena, SG £1,150

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Sale 1246, Lot 3314, St. Helena thru Southern Rhodesia
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E. 400-500
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3315
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Sale 1246, Lot 3315, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaSIERRA LEONE, 1912, £5 Gray Green & Orange (121; SG 130). Original gum, lightly hinged, wonderfully fresh colors, certificate notes "tone spot at foot under UV" which is a first for us seeing this noted on a certificate, obviously nothing seen with the naked eye, still Very Fine and handsome example of this desirable stamp, with 2018 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $3,750.00, SG £4,500

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E. 1,000-1,500
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3316
S
SOUTHERN NIGERIA, 1901-1912 "Specimen" Overprints. The complete offering of the four Definitive sets with "Specimen" overprints, includes SG Nos. 1s-9s, 10s-20s, 33s-44s, and 45s-56s, original gum, either h.r. or lightly hinged, wonderfully fresh overall, Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,850

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E. 500-750
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3317
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Sale 1246, Lot 3317, St. Helena thru Southern RhodesiaSOUTHERN RHODESIA, 1924, 1-1/2p Bister Brown, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (3a; SG 3a). Original gum, h.r., bold color, well-centered

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1-1/2-PENCE ADMIRAL HORIZONTAL PAIR, IMPERFORATE BETWEEN ERROR. ONLY EIGHT WERE PRINTED AND ONE OF THE KEY ERROR RARITIES OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA.

According to Power Search, this is the first example of this error we have offered. With 1979 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $15,000.00. SG £15,000

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E. 5,000-7,500
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