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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru Australia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2075
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British Commonwealth 1935 Silver Jubilee Omnibus. Mint N.H. collection of 249 stamps (no Egypt) in the special album, Fine-Very Fine

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E. 500-750
900
2076
 
British Commonwealth 1935 Silver Jubilee Varieties. 22 items, all are Extra Flagstaff varieties (position R. 9/1) with a majority as desirable bottom left corner selvage blocks of four or pairs, also with Sierra Leone SG 181b (Short Extra Flagstaff), incl. colonies such as British Honduras, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Sierra Leone, Swaziland and Trinidad & Tobago, mostly unused though a few used, few with toning, otherwise Fine-Very Fine group, SG value £4,215

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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2077
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British Commonwealth 1948-49 Silver Wedding Omnibus. Complete set of 138 stamps lightly hinged in an album, Fine-Very Fine, catalogue values as never-hinged, Scott $2,463.00, SG £2,250

E. 500-750
650
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2078
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2078, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaABU DHABI, 1969, 25f on 15f Dark Brown & Red (55A; SG 27a), ABU DHABI, 1969, 25f on 15f Dark Brown & Red (55A; SG 27a)ABU DHABI, 1969, 25f on 15f Dark Brown & Red (55A; SG 27a). Mint N.H. block of four, Fine-Very Fine, most of these provisionals were sold at post offices and used on mail, Scott $1,000.00, SG £1,500

E. 400-500
375
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2079
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2079, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaADEN, 1937, -1/2a-10r Dhow (1-12; SG 1-12), ADEN, 1937, -1/2a-10r Dhow (1-12; SG 1-12)ADEN, 1937, -1/2a-10r Dhow (1-12; SG 1-12). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, fresh and Very Fine set, Scott $775.00, SG £1,200

E. 300-400
475
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2080
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2080, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaADEN, 1937, -1/2a-10r Dhow (1-12; SG 1-12), ADEN, 1937, -1/2a-10r Dhow (1-12; SG 1-12)ADEN, 1937, -1/2a-10r Dhow (1-12; SG 1-12). Original gum, lightly hinged or h.r., fresh colors, 5r with slightly rounded corner, Fine-Very Fine, Scott $775.00, SG £1,200

E. 200-300
300
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2081
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2081, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaASCENSION, 1933, 1p Bright Blue Green & Gray Black, Cleft Rock (SG 11dc), ASCENSION, 1933, 1p Bright Blue Green & Gray Black, Cleft Rock (SG 11dc)ASCENSION, 1933, 1p Bright Blue Green & Gray Black, Cleft Rock (SG 11dc). Position R. 5/1, original gum, h.r., fresh color, Fine, a scarce variety on this shade, SG £1,000

E. 300-400
250
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2082
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2082, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaASCENSION, 1927, 5p Olive & Lilac, Broken Mainmast (SG 15da), ASCENSION, 1927, 5p Olive & Lilac, Broken Mainmast (SG 15da)ASCENSION, 1927, 5p Olive & Lilac, Broken Mainmast (SG 15da). Position R. 2/1, perfectly struck "Registered Ascension 16 MY 33" oval datestamp leaving variety clear, precise centering, Extremely Fine, a choice example of this scarce variety, SG £475

E. 200-300
180
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2083
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2083, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaASCENSION, 1963, 4-1/2p Brown Noddy, Watermark Inverted (SG 74w), ASCENSION, 1963, 4-1/2p Brown Noddy, Watermark Inverted (SG 74w)ASCENSION, 1963, 4-1/2p Brown Noddy, Watermark Inverted (SG 74w). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce watermark error, SG £550

E. 200-300
325
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2084
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2084, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaNEW SOUTH WALES, 1899, 1sh Purple Brown, Imperforate (82 var; SG 312a), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1899, 1sh Purple Brown, Imperforate (82 var; SG 312a)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1899, 1sh Purple Brown, Imperforate (82 var; SG 312a). Horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, other margins full, original gum, h.r., fresh color, Very Fine and scarce imperforate pair, the 1899 1sh printing is unlisted in Scott, SG £700

E. 300-400
170
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2085
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2085, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaWESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1857, 2p Brown on Red, Printed on Both Sides (2b; SG 15a), WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1857, 2p Brown on Red, Printed on Both Sides (2b; SG 15a)WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1857, 2p Brown on Red, Printed on Both Sides (2b; SG 15a). With partial impression of three different stamps on back, three full to ample margins, just touching at left, neatly cancelled, Fine and scarce error, with 1968 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $950.00, SG £800

Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2085, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaWESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1857, 2p Brown on Red, Printed on Both Sides (2b; SG 15a), WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1857, 2p Brown on Red, Printed on Both Sides (2b; SG 15a)
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E. 300-400
325
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2086
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2086, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaAUSTRALIA, 1916, £1 Ultramarine & Brown, Third Watermark (56a; SG 44b), AUSTRALIA, 1916, £1 Ultramarine & Brown, Third Watermark (56a; SG 44b)AUSTRALIA, 1916, £1 Ultramarine & Brown, Third Watermark (56a; SG 44b). Rich colors, well centered, partial registered circular datestamp, Very Fine, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,800

E. 500-750
1,100
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2087
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2087, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaAUSTRALIA, 1934, £2 Dull Rose & Black, C of A Watermark (129; SG 138), AUSTRALIA, 1934, £2 Dull Rose & Black, C of A Watermark (129; SG 138)AUSTRALIA, 1934, £2 Dull Rose & Black, C of A Watermark (129; SG 138). Horizontal pair, partial Melbourne circular datestamp, Very Fine and scarce multiple, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,600.00, SG £1,200

E. 500-750
1,500
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2088
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2088, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaAUSTRALIA, 1918-23, 2p Bright Rose-Scarlet, Perf "O.S.", Watermark Inverted (SG O72w), AUSTRALIA, 1918-23, 2p Bright Rose-Scarlet, Perf "O.S.", Watermark Inverted (SG O72w)AUSTRALIA, 1918-23, 2p Bright Rose-Scarlet, Perf "O.S.", Watermark Inverted (SG O72w). Mint N.H., vibrant color on bright paper, Very Fine, a rare watermark error, SG £1,300 as hinged

E. 500-750
275
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2089
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2089, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaAUSTRALIA, 1902, 20sh Emerald Postage Due (J22; SG D44), AUSTRALIA, 1902, 20sh Emerald Postage Due (J22; SG D44)AUSTRALIA, 1902, 20sh Emerald Postage Due (J22; SG D44). Original gum, trivial h.r., exceptionally well centered, fresh color, Very Fine, a desirable example of this high value postage due, with 2000 Brandon certificate, Scott $4,500.00, SG £4,250

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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2090
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2090, British Omnibus, Abu Dhabi thru AustraliaAUSTRALIA, 1902, 20sh Emerald Postage Due (J22; SG D44), AUSTRALIA, 1902, 20sh Emerald Postage Due (J22; SG D44)AUSTRALIA, 1902, 20sh Emerald Postage Due (J22; SG D44). Original gum, mild h.r., bright color, a Fine example of this scarce high value postage due, Scott $4,500.00, SG £4,250

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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