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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Bahamas thru Bangkok

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2091
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2091, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1865, 1sh Green (15; SG 38), BAHAMAS, 1865, 1sh Green (15; SG 38)BAHAMAS, 1865, 1sh Green (15; SG 38). Original gum, rich color and crisp impression, minute thin spot, Fine appearance, a scarce stamp with original gum, Scott $3,250.00, SG £2,750

E. 400-500
850
2092
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2092, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1883, 4p on 6p Violet, Watermark Reversed (26 var; SG 45x), BAHAMAS, 1883, 4p on 6p Violet, Watermark Reversed (26 var; SG 45x)BAHAMAS, 1883, 4p on 6p Violet, Watermark Reversed (26 var; SG 45x). Original gum, deep shade, Fine, signed Oliva and with 1982 E. Diena certificate, Scott $725.00 as normal, SG £600

E. 200-300
300
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2093
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2093, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine, Watermark Inverted & Reversed (SG 92y), BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine, Watermark Inverted & Reversed (SG 92y)BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine, Watermark Inverted & Reversed (SG 92y). Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Very Fine, a scarce watermark variety, SG £400 as hinged

E. 200-300
160
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2094
S
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2094, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1942, -1/2p-£1 Landfall of Columbus, Perforated "Specimen" (116S-129S; SG 162s-175s), BAHAMAS, 1942, -1/2p-£1 Landfall of Columbus, Perforated "Specimen" (116S-129S; SG 162s-175s)BAHAMAS, 1942, -1/2p-£1 Landfall of Columbus, Perforated "Specimen" (116S-129S; SG 162s-175s). Complete set of fourteen values, original gum, paper h.r., fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, Scott $600.00, SG £600

E. 200-300
225
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2095
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2095, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1966, 5c on 4p Line "Queen Elizabeth", Surcharge Omitted (234a; SG 277a), BAHAMAS, 1966, 5c on 4p Line "Queen Elizabeth", Surcharge Omitted (234a; SG 277a)BAHAMAS, 1966, 5c on 4p Line "Queen Elizabeth", Surcharge Omitted (234a; SG 277a). Mint N.H. vertical strip of ten from the first column of the sheet with selvage at top, left and bottom, bright colors, previously folded between fifth and sixth stamps causing slight splitting in selvage, also with small adhesion spot on gum between stamps and single toned spot in selvage only, otherwise Very Fine example of this Bahamas modern rarity, only one sheet was discovered unsurcharged making only ten strips possible, since No. 209 (SG 252) was printed in sheets of 60, this error needs to be in strips of seven or larger to confirm error, ex Prappas, Scott $3,250.00, SG £3,250

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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2096
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2096, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1919, 1p Red & Black, War Charity, Double Overprint (B2a; SG 101a), BAHAMAS, 1919, 1p Red & Black, War Charity, Double Overprint (B2a; SG 101a)BAHAMAS, 1919, 1p Red & Black, War Charity, Double Overprint (B2a; SG 101a). Original gum, lightly hinged, one overprint lighter (as always) and positioned slightly under the stronger, similar centering to all other examples we have encountered, Fine, it is believed only 30 such double overprints were produced, ex Ludington, with 2021 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $2,750.00, SG £2,000

E. 500-750
1,000
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2097
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2097, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint (E1a; SG S1a), BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint (E1a; SG S1a)BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint (E1a; SG S1a). Original gum, h.r., both overprints strong and distinct, strong colors, Very Fine and scarce, with 1994 Holcombe certificate, Scott $1,000.00, SG £800

E. 300-400
350
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2098
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2098, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint (E1a; SG S1a), BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint (E1a; SG S1a)BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint (E1a; SG S1a). With selvage at right, original gum, barely hinged (if at all), wide margins, fresh colors, vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, Scott $1,000.00, SG £800

E. 200-300
350
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2099
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2099, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Inverted Overprint (E1b; SG S1c), BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Inverted Overprint (E1b; SG S1c)BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Inverted Overprint (E1b; SG S1c). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant colors on bright paper, minor corner crease, Fine appearance, it is believed only 30 were printed with the inverted overprint, with 1979 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,300

E. 300-400
475
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2100
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2100, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint, One Inverted (E1c; SG S1b), BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint, One Inverted (E1c; SG S1b)BAHAMAS, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Special Delivery, Double Overprint, One Inverted (E1c; SG S1b). Mint N.H., well-centered, fresh colors, slight vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, a scarce and visual error, with 1986 P.F. certificate, Scott $1,550.00, SG £950

E. 300-400
475
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2101
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2101, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine & Black, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Inverted (MR5b; SG 93a), BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine & Black, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Inverted (MR5b; SG 93a)BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine & Black, War Tax, Double Overprint, One Inverted (MR5b; SG 93a). Large part dried original gum as is often the case on this error, second inverted strike split, strong colors, Very Fine and elusive error, with 1986 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,100.00, SG £900

E. 300-400
400
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2102
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2102, Bahamas thru BangkokBAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine & Black, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR5c; SG 93c), BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine & Black, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR5c; SG 93c)BAHAMAS, 1918, 1p Carmine & Black, War Tax, Inverted Overprint (MR5c; SG 93c). Toned original gum, small h.r., Fine, a scarce error and the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records, Scott $1,900.00, SG £1,500

E. 300-400
650
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2103°
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2103, Bahamas thru BangkokBANGKOK, 1883, 2c Rose (12; SG 15), BANGKOK, 1883, 2c Rose (12; SG 15)BANGKOK, 1883, 2c Rose (12; SG 15). Mint N.H. vertical strip of five, bold color on fresh paper, well-centered, Very Fine and scarce Mint N.H. strip, with 1980 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $375.00, SG £375

E. 500-750
550
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2104
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2104, Bahamas thru BangkokBANGKOK, 1883, 2c on 32c Pale Red (21; SG 12), BANGKOK, 1883, 2c on 32c Pale Red (21; SG 12)BANGKOK, 1883, 2c on 32c Pale Red (21; SG 12). With wide "E", light strike of Bangkok circular datestamp, fresh color

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1883 2-CENTS ON 32-CENTS BANGKOK OVERPRINT WITH THE WIDE "E" IN "CENTS".

A very scarce stamp, especially in choice condition such as this. Signed Bloch. With 2010 Sismondo certificate. Scott $3,500.00. SG £4,250

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