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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — St. Kitts-Nevis thru Samoa

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2472
S
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2472, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaST. KITTS-NEVIS, 1922, 2sh Ultramarine & Violet on Blue, Double "Specimen" Overprint (SG 47asa), ST. KITTS-NEVIS, 1922, 2sh Ultramarine & Violet on Blue, Double "Specimen" Overprint (SG 47asa)ST. KITTS-NEVIS, 1922, 2sh Ultramarine & Violet on Blue, Double "Specimen" Overprint (SG 47asa). Mint N.H., bold colors, well-centered, Very Fine, a scarce variety, with 1990 Holcombe certificate, SG £600

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E. 200-300
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2473
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2473, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaST. LUCIA, 1885, 6p Slate Blue (26; SG 10), ST. LUCIA, 1885, 6p Slate Blue (26; SG 10)ST. LUCIA, 1885, 6p Slate Blue (26; SG 10). Original gum, h.r., deep shade on fresh paper, Fine example of this scarce unissued stamp and one of the key stamps of the colony, signed Calves, Scott $1,500.00, SG £1,100

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E. 400-500
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2474
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2474, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaST. LUCIA, 1892, -1/2p on 3p Lilac & Green, Inverted Surcharge (40c; SG 56b), ST. LUCIA, 1892, -1/2p on 3p Lilac & Green, Inverted Surcharge (40c; SG 56b)ST. LUCIA, 1892, -1/2p on 3p Lilac & Green, Inverted Surcharge (40c; SG 56b). Used with -1/2p Green (27; SG 43), both tied on small piece by "St. Lucia MR 9 1893" circular datestamps, Very Fine and attractive piece, with 1956 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $800.00, SG £550

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E. 300-400
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2475
ogbl
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2475, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaST. VINCENT, 1861, 1p Rose, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (1c; SG 1a), ST. VINCENT, 1861, 1p Rose, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (1c; SG 1a)ST. VINCENT, 1861, 1p Rose, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (1c; SG 1a). Block of six with sheet margin at left, original gum, top stamps h.r., bottom stamps appear Mint N.H. (hinged in margin), fresh color, irregular cut at right touching stamps, Very Fine and scarce multiple, catalogued as two hinged pairs, Scott $800.00, SG £700

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E. 300-400
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2476
S
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2476, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaST. VINCENT, 1880, 5sh Rose, "Specimen" Overprint (29S; SG 32s), ST. VINCENT, 1880, 5sh Rose, "Specimen" Overprint (29S; SG 32s)ST. VINCENT, 1880, 5sh Rose, "Specimen" Overprint (29S; SG 32s). Without gum, bold color, well-centered, Very Fine, a rare Specimen stamp with only a handful thought to exist

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E. 300-400
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2477
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2477, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaST. VINCENT, 1881, 4p on 1sh Vermilion (33; SG 35), ST. VINCENT, 1881, 4p on 1sh Vermilion (33; SG 35)ST. VINCENT, 1881, 4p on 1sh Vermilion (33; SG 35). Vibrant color, light circular datestamp, Fine and scarce, ex Dawson, with 1959 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $925.00, SG £800

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E. 300-400
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2478°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2478, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaSAMOA, 1879-82, 1p Blue, Third State, Perf 11-3/4 (1; SG 15), SAMOA, 1879-82, 1p Blue, Third State, Perf 11-3/4 (1; SG 15)SAMOA, 1879-82, 1p Blue, Third State, Perf 11-3/4 (1; SG 15). Complete pane of twenty, original gum, eleven stamps with h.r. or lightly hinged, others appear Mint N.H., bold color, razor-sharp impression, Very Fine, scarce and impressive complete pane, catalogued simply as singles, Scott $750.00, SG £800

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E. 750-1,000
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2479°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2479, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaSAMOA, 1879, 3p Vermilion, 3rd State (3; SG 11), SAMOA, 1879, 3p Vermilion, 3rd State (3; SG 11)SAMOA, 1879, 3p Vermilion, 3rd State (3; SG 11). Complete sheet of ten, original gum, five stamps with h.r., two lightly hinged, other three appear Mint N.H., intense shade, sharp impression

VERY FINE COMPLETE SHEET OF TEN OF THE 3-PENCE VERMILION FROM THE THIRD STATE. RARELY SEEN AS A COMPLETE SHEET.

Postal service in Samoa was first organized by C.L. Griffiths -- the same individual who first created the "Fiji Times" stamps in Suva. The main purpose was for the delivery of his printed newspapers. The first edition of the weekly newspaper Samoa Times was Oct. 6, 1877.

Catalogued simply as singles. Scott $5,500.00. SG £4,500

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E. 5,000-7,500
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2480°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2480, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaSAMOA, 1879-82, 3p Scarlet Vermilion, 3rd State, Clean Cut 12 perf (3a; SG 16), SAMOA, 1879-82, 3p Scarlet Vermilion, 3rd State, Clean Cut 12 perf (3a; SG 16)SAMOA, 1879-82, 3p Scarlet Vermilion, 3rd State, Clean Cut 12 perf (3a; SG 16). Complete sheet of ten, original gum, seven stamps lightly hinged, others appear Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Very Fine, a choice complete pane, catalogued simply as singles, Scott $1,200.00, SG £700

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E. 750-1,000
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2481°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2481, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaSAMOA, 1879, 6p Lilac, 3rd State (4; SG 12), SAMOA, 1879, 6p Lilac, 3rd State (4; SG 12)SAMOA, 1879, 6p Lilac, 3rd State (4; SG 12). Complete sheet of ten, original gum, four stamps with h.r., bottom middle lightly hinged, others appear Mint N.H., bold color, light crease in right vertical pair

VERY FINE. A RARELY ENCOUNTERED COMPLETE PANE OF TEN OF THE 6-PENCE VIOLET "SAMOA EXPRESS" STAMPS FROM THE THIRD STATE.

Postal service in Samoa was first organized by C.L. Griffiths -- the same individual who first created the "Fiji Times" stamps in Suva. The main purpose was for the delivery of his printed newspapers. The first edition of the weekly newspaper Samoa Times was Oct. 6, 1877.

Each stamp signed Thier. Catalogued simply as singles. Scott $5,500.00. SG £5,500

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E. 5,000-7,500
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2482°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2482, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaSAMOA, 1879-82, 6p Bright Violet, 3rd State, Perf 12 (4d; SG 17), SAMOA, 1879-82, 6p Bright Violet, 3rd State, Perf 12 (4d; SG 17)SAMOA, 1879-82, 6p Bright Violet, 3rd State, Perf 12 (4d; SG 17). Complete sheet of ten, original gum, seven stamps h.r. or lightly hinged, others appear Mint N.H., bold color, top middle stamp with faint thin, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, violet handstamp on reverse, catalogued simply as singles, Scott $400.00, SG £650

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E. 750-1,000
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2483°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2483, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaSAMOA, 1880-82, 9p Pale Orange Brown, 4th State (5a; SG 20), SAMOA, 1880-82, 9p Pale Orange Brown, 4th State (5a; SG 20)SAMOA, 1880-82, 9p Pale Orange Brown, 4th State (5a; SG 20). Complete sheet of ten, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color on bright paper, Very Fine and scarce, catalogued simply as singles, Scott $1,000.00, SG £800

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2484°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2484, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaSAMOA, 1879, 1sh Golden Yellow, 2nd State, Perf 11-3/4 (6c; SG 7b), SAMOA, 1879, 1sh Golden Yellow, 2nd State, Perf 11-3/4 (6c; SG 7b)SAMOA, 1879, 1sh Golden Yellow, 2nd State, Perf 11-3/4 (6c; SG 7b). Complete sheet of ten, original gum, top stamps either h.r. or lightly hinged, bottom stamps appear Mint N.H., bright color, Very Fine, scarce as a complete sheet, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,100.00, SG £1,000

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2485°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2485, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaSAMOA, 1879-82, 5sh Yellow Green, 3rd State, Line Above "X" Not Repaired (8a, 8e; SG 19, 19b), SAMOA, 1879-82, 5sh Yellow Green, 3rd State, Line Above "X" Not Repaired (8a, 8e; SG 19, 19b)SAMOA, 1879-82, 5sh Yellow Green, 3rd State, Line Above "X" Not Repaired (8a, 8e; SG 19, 19b). Complete sheet of ten, original gum, h.r. or lightly hinged, position eight showing the rare variety with the line not repaired, bright shade on fresh paper

VERY FINE COMPLETE PANE OF THE 5-SHILLING YELLOW GREEN FROM THE THIRD STATE SHOWING THE LINE NOT REPAIRED VARIETY. A MAJOR SAMOAN RARITY.

Postal service in Samoa was first organized by C.L. Griffiths -- the same individual who first created the "Fiji Times" stamps in Suva. The main purpose was for the delivery of his printed newspapers. The first edition of the weekly newspaper Samoa Times was Oct. 6, 1877.

Catalogued simply as singles. Scott $7,250.00 (Scott lists but does not price the variety). SG £6,300

Bid on this lot

E. 7,500-10,000
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2486°
c
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2486, St. Kitts-Nevis thru SamoaSAMOA, 1898, 2-1/2p on 1sh Rose, Handstamped Surcharge (26; SG 83), SAMOA, 1898, 2-1/2p on 1sh Rose, Handstamped Surcharge (26; SG 83)SAMOA, 1898, 2-1/2p on 1sh Rose, Handstamped Surcharge (26; SG 83). Tied by clear strike of "Apia, Samoa, NOV 30, 98" circular datestamp on cover to Washington D.C., reverse with blue "N.Z. Marine P.O., H.M.S. "Alameda", 30 Nov. 98" circular datestamp, San Francisco transit backstamp, slightly rough edges and small stain at top clear of stamp, Very Fine and attractive commercial cover

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E. 500-750
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