Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Barbados

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2085
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Sale 1270, Lot 2085, BarbadosBARBADOS, ca. 1910s-20s Reprint Proofs of 1852 Britannia Issue. 20 items printed either on thick wove paper or card, six with country tablet blank in different shades, six with country tablet cross-hatched, six with country tablet defaced in solid color, plus two compound reprints, one with two Britannia Issues with both country tablet cross-hatched and other defaced in solid color, other reprint containing Britannia issue defaced in solid color with New Zealand Chalon head and New South Wales Diadem, Very Fine and interesting collateral material for a serious Barbados collection

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E. 500-750
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2086
Pbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2086, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1874-80 Seated Britannia Issue, Plate Proofs. Three blocks of four printed in black on wove paper of the -1/2p, 3p, and 4p values, mostly large margins, ample on right side of 4p, fresh and Very Fine trio of proof blocks

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E. 300-400
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2087
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Sale 1270, Lot 2087, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1874-80 4p Seated Britannia, Plate Proof. Block of six (3x2) with sheet margin at right, printed in black on wove paper, strong color and impression, Very Fine, this is the second largest recorded multiple of this value

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E. 200-300
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2088
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Sale 1270, Lot 2088, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1852-55, (-1/2p) Deep Green on Bluish Paper (1; SG 2). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins all around, bottom right stamp with Patch on Sail variety from Position R 11/4, Very Fine and quite scarce, catalogued as normal singles, Scott $660.00, SG £600

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E. 300-400
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2089
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Sale 1270, Lot 2089, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1852-55, (-1/2p) Deep Green on Bluish Paper (1; SG 2). Block of nine (3x3), original gum, top and bottom strips minor h.r., middle strip of three Mint N.H., mostly large margins, ample at a couple of places, deep rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine, a choice large multiple, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $1,485.00, SG £1,350

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E. 400-500
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2090
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Sale 1270, Lot 2090, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1852-55, (1p) Blue on Bluish (2a; SG 3). Block of twelve (3x4) with sheet margin at left, original gum, top and bottom rows h.r., center block of six Mint N.H. with minor natural gum skip, lovely bright shade and sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $780.00, SG £720

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E. 200-300
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2091
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Sale 1270, Lot 2091, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1852, (2p) Grayish Slate (3a; SG 4a). Block of four, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom stamps Mint N.H., large to full margins, lovely fresh shade on bright paper, Very Fine and scarce multiple of this shade, with 1994 Brandon certificate, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $1,300.00, SG £1,300

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E. 400-500
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2092
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Sale 1270, Lot 2092, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1852, (2p) Grayish Slate (3a; SG 4a). Block of four, original gum, top pair h.r., bottom pair lightly hinged, large to full margins on each side, rich shade, Very Fine and scarce, signed Bloch, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,300.00, SG £1,300

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E. 400-500
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2093
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Sale 1270, Lot 2093, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1852, (2p) Deep Slate (3c; SG 5b). Horizontal strip of four with sheet margin at bottom, other sides large, original gum, position 3 with small h.r., other three stamps Mint N.H., deep rich color and a sharp impression, horizontal crease in bottom selvage only, Extremely Fine and handsome multiple, which was prepared for use but not issued, with 1992 B.P.A. certificate for a block of ten from this this originates, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $1,100.00, SG £1,000

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E. 500-750
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2094
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Sale 1270, Lot 2094, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1857, (-1/2p) Yellow Green on White Paper (5a; SG 7). Block of four, original gum, top pair h.r., bottom pair lightly hinged, large to ample margins, fresh and Very Fine, a very scarce multiple, ex Marshall and Hurlock, catalogued as singles, Scott $2,400.00, SG £2,000

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E. 750-1,000
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2095
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Sale 1270, Lot 2095, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1855, (1p) Blue (6; SG 10). Block of eight (4x2), original gum, h.r. except bottom corner stamps Mint N.H., position 7 of block showing Patch on Sail variety from Position R 11/4, strong color and sharp impression, Very Fine and scarce, catalogued as normal hinged singles, Scott $880.00, SG £880

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E. 300-400
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2096
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Sale 1270, Lot 2096, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1859, 6p Deep Rose Red (8a; SG 11a). Block of four with sheet margin at top, without gum as issued, large to full margins, wonderfully rich color and crisp impression

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. AN IMMENSELY RARE UNUSED BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1859 6-PENCE DEEP RED ROSE.

Only a couple blocks of this stamp are recorded with one larger block known (block of six, ex Hurlock).

With 1961 B.P.A. certificate. Catalogued simply as four singles, which doesn't accurately reflect the rarity of a block. Scott $3,400.00. SG £3,000

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E. 2,000-3,000
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2097
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Sale 1270, Lot 2097, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1859, 1sh Black (9; SG 12a). Bottom left corner margin block of four, original gum, top pair h.r., bottom pair lightly hinged, exceptionally sharp impression, Very Fine, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,040.00, SG £900

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E. 300-400
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2098
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Sale 1270, Lot 2098, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1859, 1sh Black (9; SG 12a). Block of four, original gum, top pair h.r., bottom pair lightly hinged, large margins to ample at left, rich color and a razor sharp impression, Very Fine, ex Lickfold, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,040.00, SG £900

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E. 300-400
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2099
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Sale 1270, Lot 2099, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1859, (-1/2p) Pale Yellow Green, Pin-Perf 14 (10; SG 13). Original gum, pin perfs on all four sides (unusual thus), barely perceptible tiny closed tear at top, otherwise Fine, a unused stamp, especially with original gum, ex Hurlock, with clear 1947 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $3,000.00, SG £2,750

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E. 500-750
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2100
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Sale 1270, Lot 2100, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, (-1/2p) Green, Rough Perf 14-16 (15; SG 21). Block of 20 (5x4), original gum, few h.r.'s though a handful of examples appear Mint N.H., lovely fresh color, Very Fine and scarce multiple, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $700.00, SG £600

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E. 300-400
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2101
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Sale 1270, Lot 2101, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, (-1/2p) Green, Rough Perf 14-16 (15; SG 21). Block of 35 (7x5) with sheet selvage at bottom, original gum, few stamps from top and bottom row lightly hinged, remainder appears Mint N.H., exceptionally fresh and bright color with a strong impression, few trivial toned spots mostly confined to reverse, Very Fine and beautiful multiple, this is the second largest multiple of this shade recorded, ex Bayley, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $1,225.00, SG £1,050

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E. 500-750
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2102
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Sale 1270, Lot 2102, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, (-1/2p) Green, Rough Perf 14-16 (15; SG 21). Block of 70 (10x7), original gum, hinged in a few places leaving a majority of the block Mint N.H., lovely rich color, few minor and trivial toned spots, Very Fine, an impressive and spectacular multiple, this is the largest recorded multiple of this stamp, catalogued simply as hinged singles, Scott $2,450.00, SG £2,100

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E. 750-1,000
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2103
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Sale 1270, Lot 2103, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, (-1/2p) Grass Green, Rough Perf 14-16 (15 var; SG 22). Block of eighteen (6x3), original gum, few hinge marks leaving around ten examples in Mint N.H. condition, lovely bright color of this distinctive shade, few minor toned spots of little consequence, Very Fine, catalogued as hinged singles, SG £810

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E. 200-300
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2104
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Sale 1270, Lot 2104, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861-70, (1p) Blue, Imperforate (16b; SG 23a). Block of sixteen with sheet margin at right, other margins large, without gum as always, bright color, a few minor creases/wrinkles mostly in the right margin

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A SHOWPIECE MULTIPLE AND BELIEVED TO BE THE LARGEST BLOCK EXTANT OF THIS ONE-PENNY BLUE IMPERFORATE.

Ex Hurlock, Wheeler, and Deakin. With 1960 R.P.S. certificate. Catalogued as eight pairs. Scott $7,000.00. SG £6,400

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E. 2,000-3,000
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2105
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Sale 1270, Lot 2105, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, (4p) Rose Red, Imperforate (17c; SG 25a). Block of four, toned original gum, lightly hinged, large balanced margins, Very Fine, with 2011 Brandon certificate, catalogued as two pairs, Scott $2,400.00, SG £2,200

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E. 500-750
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2106
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Sale 1270, Lot 2106, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, (4p) Lake Rose, Rough Perf 14-16 (17d; SG 27). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, lovely fresh color on bright paper, Very Fine and scarce, ex Deakin, catalogued as singles, Scott $760.00, SG £760

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E. 200-300
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2107
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Sale 1270, Lot 2107, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, (4p) Vermilion, Rough Perf 14-16 (18; SG 28). Block of four with sheet selvage at right, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, off-centered as typically seen on this shade, minor diagonal bend and barest trace of oxidizing at top, still Fine and scarce multiple, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,400.00, SG £1,400

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E. 400-500
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2108
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Sale 1270, Lot 2108, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1864, 6p Orange Red, Rough Perf 14-16 (19a; SG 30). Block of four with sheet selvage at left, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., vibrant shade on bright paper, Very Fine and fresh, ex Deakin, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $720.00, SG £720

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E. 300-400
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2109
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Sale 1270, Lot 2109, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, 6p Orange Vermilion, Imperforate (20b; SG 32a). Block of six (3x2), unused (without gum), large to ample margins all around, bold color, Very Fine, a particularly scarce multiple in this size, ex Benwell, catalogued as three pairs, Scott $2,750.00, SG £2,250

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E. 750-1,000
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2110
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Sale 1270, Lot 2110, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, 1sh Brownish Black, Rough Perf 14-16 (21; SG 34). Block of eight (4x2), original gum, top row minor h.r., bottom row Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh with bold impression, Very Fine, a choice and scarce multiple, ex Deakin, Bayley, and Forsyth, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $660.00, SG £600

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E. 300-400
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2111
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Sale 1270, Lot 2111, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1861, (1p) Blue, Perf 11-12 (23; SG 37). Unused (no gum), rich color, relatively well-centered for this tightly spaced issue, Very Fine and rare, this issue was prepared for use but never issued, ex Bayley, with 1965 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $2,500.00, SG £2,000

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E. 500-750
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2112
TC
Sale 1270, Lot 2112, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1902, 6p Britannia, Earl of Crawford Trial Color Proofs in Black, Blue, and Slate Violet. Set of the three colors with small star watermark, large to full margins, brilliantly fresh

VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY THREE SETS PRODUCED, ONE OF WHICH IS IN THE ROYAL COLLECTION.

The 26th Earl of Crawford, James Ludovic Lindsay, was an important and influential collector at the turn of the 20th Century. He amassed a huge holding of proofs, both from the United States and various British Colonies. He obtained from contemporary printers three sets of trial color proofs of various colonies, including Barbados. He gave one set from each colony to the Royal Collection, leaving just two sets of each colony available for future collectors.

Ex Earl of Crawford

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Sale 1270, Lot 2112, Barbados
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Sale 1270, Lot 2112, Barbados
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E. 1,500-2,000
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2113
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Sale 1270, Lot 2113, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1873, 1sh Black, Clean Cut Perf 14-1/2-16 (42; SG 61). Block of six (3x2), original gum, minor h.r.'s, intense shade and impression, slight offset on gum and few split perfs between second and third column, otherwise Fine and scarce, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,020.00, SG £900

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E. 300-400
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2114
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Sale 1270, Lot 2114, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1874, 1p Deep Blue, Perf 14 (45; SG 66). Block of four, original gum, top pair h.r. which certificate oddly states as "heavily hinged" which it clearly is not, bottom pair lightly hinged, bold color, Fine and scarce, outside of one block of six, only two other blocks of four are recorded, with 2019 R.P.S. certificate, catalogued simply as singles, Scott $600.00, SG £560

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E. 200-300
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2115
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Sale 1270, Lot 2115, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1875, 1p Dull Blue to Gray Blue, Perf 14 (51, 51b, 51 var; SG 73, 74, 74 var). Three blocks of four, original gum, h.r. or lightly hinged, three distinct shades ranging from Dull Blue to Gray Blue, wonderfully fresh, Fine-Very Fine, the shade is likely a worn impression of the Dull Blue shade, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,800.00, SG £1,680

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E. 500-750
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2116
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Sale 1270, Lot 2116, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1878, 3p Violet, Perf 14 (52; SG 75). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, uncommonly bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice, a handsome multiple with an exceptional pedigree, ex Lord Steinberg, Barton, Sir Gawaine Baillie, and J.L. Messenger, catalogued as singles, Scott $740.00, SG £680

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E. 500-750
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2117
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Sale 1270, Lot 2117, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1878-79, 4p Rose Red, 4p Scarlet, Perf 14 (53-53a; SG 76-77). Blocks of four of each shade, original gum, lightly hinged, impressively fresh colors showing the clear distinction in shades, Very Fine and rare pair of multiples, former ex Lord Steinberg, Barton, Sir Gawaine Baillie, and J.L. Messenger, latter with 2004 R.P.S. certificate, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,640.00, SG £1,500

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Sale 1270, Lot 2117, Barbados
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E. 750-1,000
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2118
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Sale 1270, Lot 2118, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1876, Chrome Yellow, Perf 14, Watermark Crown to Right of CC (55 var; SG 79w). Block of four with sheet selvage at left, original gum, top left stamp lightly hinged, other three Mint N.H., intensely rich shade on bright paper, well-centered, bottom left stamp with French dealer backstamp, Very Fine and choice, ex Lord Steinberg, Barton, and Sir Gawaine Baillie, SG £640 as hinged singles

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E. 300-400
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2119
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Sale 1270, Lot 2119, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1879, 1sh Dull Mauve, Perf 14 (56b; SG 83). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color in this distinctive and scarce shade, Very Fine, with 1986 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $575.00, SG £550

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E. 200-300
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2120
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Sale 1270, Lot 2120, BarbadosBARBADOS, 1916, 2sh Black on Red Cover, Complete Booklet (SG SB3). Unexploded booklet containing six vertical pairs of -1/2p and nine vertical pairs of 1p with wax interleaving, some minor imperfections as usual including gum toning to stamps and cover creasing, still Fine appearing example of this rare booklet, SG £1,000

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E. 300-400
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