Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 December, 2022

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Category — Aden thru Ascension

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2045
og
Sale 1270, Lot 2045, Aden thru AscensionADEN, 1937, -1/2a-10r Dhow (1-12; SG 1-12). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Fine-Very Fine, Scott $1,161.00, SG £1,200

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E. 300-400
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2046
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Sale 1270, Lot 2046, Aden thru AscensionAITUTAKI, 1920, 6p Slate & Red Brown, Center Inverted (32 var; SG 28 Footnote). With sheet selvage at top, original gum, lightly hinged, strong colors, Very Fine, scarce and seldom offered for sale, while both Scott and Stanley Gibbons classifies this inverted center as printer's waste, they are nevertheless quite collectible, ex Lilly and Cunliffe, SG £900

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E. 400-500
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2047
c
Sale 1270, Lot 2047, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, Great Britain, 1912, -1/2p Green (A45; SG Z38a). Horizontal strip of four, tied by four crisp strikes of "Ascension 7 OC 13" circular datestamps on cover to Harrogate, England, cover missing backflap, still Very Fine and attractive use of Great Britain in Ascension, catalogued as four off-cover singles, Scott $400.00, SG £400

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E. 200-300
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2048
c
Sale 1270, Lot 2048, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, Great Britain, 1912, -1/2p to 1sh King George V (A47/A61; SG Z39/Z51). Horizontal or vertical pairs of -1/2p, 1p, 2p, 2-1/2p, 3p, 6p, and 1sh, all tied by multiple clear strikes of "Ascension 13 MR 17" circular datestamps on legal sized registered cover to London, violet "Passed Censor, Ascension" handstamp and initialed at top left, backflap with embossed "The Eastern Telegraph Company, Limited" embossing, cover with traces of minor toned spots, still Very Fine and remarkable Great Britain used in Ascension commercial cover with seven values, catalogued simply as used off-cover singles, Scott $1,900.00, SG £1,906

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E. 750-1,000
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2049
S
Sale 1270, Lot 2049, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924-33, -1/2p-3sh Badge Issue, “Specimen” Overprint (10S-21S; SG 10s-20s). Complete set of twelve values, original gum, lightly hinged or mild h.r., lovely colors, Very Fine, Scott $1,000.00, SG £1,000

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E. 300-400
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2050
S
Sale 1270, Lot 2050, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924-33, -1/2p-3sh Badge Issue, "Specimen" Overprint (10S-21S; SG 10s-20s). Complete set of twelve values, original gum, lightly hinged, -1/2p, 1p, 2p, 3p, 1sh, and 2sh each showing Torn Flag varieties, 2sh additionally with pulled corner perf, some with faint overll toning, otherwise Very Fine, particularly scarce with six values showing the Torn Flag variety, catalogued as normal, Scott $1,000.00, SG £1,000

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E. 300-400
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2051
og
Sale 1270, Lot 2051, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924-33, -1/2p-2sh Badge Issue, Cleft Rock (SG 10c-19c). Group of eleven values (missing 3sh top value for completion), original gum, lightly hinged or h.r., each example showing this collectible variety from Position R 5/1, 3p and 8p horizontal se-tenant pairs with plate no. in bottom selvage, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce group, SG £3,720

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2052
og
Sale 1270, Lot 2052, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 1-1/2p Rose Red, Badge Varieties (SG 12a-12c, 12e). Four original gum items, Broken Mainmast lightly hinged, Torn Flag Mint N.H. horizontal se-tenant pair, Cleft Rock bottom left corner selvage plate no. se-tenant pair lightly hinged, and Line Through C Mint N.H. horizontal se-tenant pair, bright and fresh, Fine-Very Fine, SG £720 as hinged singles

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E. 200-300
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2053
og
Sale 1270, Lot 2053, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 6d Gray Black & Bright Purple, Torn Flag (SG 16b). Position R 4/6, original gum, lightly hinged, precise centering, fresh and Very Fine, SG £650

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E. 200-300
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2054
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Sale 1270, Lot 2054, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 6p Rose Lilac & Gray, Cleft Rock (SG 16c). Position R 5/1, original gum, lightly hinged, rich colors, Very Fine, SG £650

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E. 200-300
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2055
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2055, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 8p Bright Violet & Gray, Cleft Rock (SG 17c). Position R 5/1, well-struck "Registered C, 20 JU 34" oval datestamp though leaving variety clear, rich color, Very Fine, scarce in used condition, SG £700

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E. 200-300
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2056
nh
Sale 1270, Lot 2056, Aden thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 2sh Blue & Gray on Blue, Cleft Rock (SG 19c). Position R 5/1-2, Mint N.H. horizontal se-tenant pair with plate no. 1 in bottom selvage, left stamp the variety, bold colors, barest trace of a toned perf, Very Fine, SG £700 as hinged

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E. 200-300
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2057
og
ASCENSION, 1924-33 Badge Issue Plate Varieties. Seventeen unused examples from the -1/2p to 8p values, range of examples showing Broken Mainmast (Position R 2/1), Torn Flag (Position R 4/6), and Cleft Rock (Position R 5/1), eight examples are se-tenant pairs or blocks, many of which are plate no. multiples, values to SG £500, few are Mint N.H., the occasional small flaw but mostly Fine-Very Fine, total SG exceeds £4,200 as hinged

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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