Sale 1246 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 1-2 December, 2021
Category — Straits Settlements thru Virgin Islands
FINE-VERY FINE GROUP OF "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINTS ON THE 1867 FIRST ISSUE OF STRAITS SETTLEMENTS. BY FAR SOME OF THE RAREST "SPECIMEN" STAMPS TO FIND IN THE ENTIRE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH.
Missing from even the most advanced collections.
VERY FINE. A HANDSOME UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE $25.00 KING EDWARD VII.
Signed Champion. With 2000 Brandon certificate. Scott $3,600.00. SG £3,750
VERY FINE. A CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $500.00 KING EDWARD VII WITH "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT.
An affordable alternative to the issued stamp, which catalogues $175,000.00 (£170,000). Scott $4,500.00. SG £5,000
VERY FINE. A CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE DESIRABLE STRAITS SETTLEMENTS $100.00 KING GEORGE V.
Signed A. Diena. With 1992 E. Diena certificate. Scott $8,500.00. SG £13,000
VERY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 $500.00 KING GEORGE V WITH "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT.
A relatively inexpensive way to fill an otherwise impossible space as the normal stamp catalogues $90,000.00 (£100,000). Scott $4,750.00. SG £5,500
VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1897 7-1/2-PENCE KING GEORGE II WITH INVERTED CENTER. ONLY ONE PANE OF SIXTY WAS PRINTED.
Ex Col. Green. Accompanied by front cover of his 1944 auction catalogue (with this item featured) and original lot card. Scott $6,500.00. SG £9,000