Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Bermuda - King George V

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2165
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2165, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1910 King George V Great Seal of Bermuda. Embossed black and white seal measuring 80 x 86mm showing Royal Coat of Arms and sinking ship at bottom, Very Fine, a delightful frontispiece for any Bermuda collection, ex Ulrich, Leuhusen, and Vestey

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E. 200-300
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2166
ogbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2166, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1919, 1p Carmine (42a; SG 46b). Block of 60 comprising the left half of sheet (6x10), some sensible hinge reinforcements along edges, most stamps are Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh color on bright paper, Very Fine and rare multiple, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $4,050.00, SG £3,600

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E. 750-1,000
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2167
S
Sale 1270, Lot 2167, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1918-1922, 2sh-£1 King George V Key Plate, "Specimen" Overprint (49S-54S; SG 51bs-55s). Original gum, h.r., fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, ex "Lionheart", Scott $1,000.00, SG £900

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E. 300-400
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2168
S
Sale 1270, Lot 2168, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1918-1922, 2sh-£1 King George V Key Plate, "Specimen" Overprint (49S-54S; SG 51bs-55s). Original gum, lightly hinged except £1 minor h.r., wonderfully fresh, Fine-Very Fine, Scott $1,000.00, SG £900

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E. 300-400
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2169
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Sale 1270, Lot 2169, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1920, 4sh Black & Carmine, Break in Scroll, Broken Crown & Scroll (SG 52ba, 52bb). Mint N.H. top right corner plate no. 1 block of four (hinged in selvage only), top right stamp with Break in Scroll variety (Position R 1/12), bottom right Broken Crown & Scroll variety (Position R 2/12), wonderfully fresh colors, Very Fine and handsome plate multiple with two varieties, ex Vestey, with 2007 B.P.A. certificate, SG £720 as hinged singles

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E. 300-400
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2170
P
Sale 1270, Lot 2170, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1920-21, -1/4p-1sh Tercentenary of Representative Institutions, Die Proofs of Frames 55P-69P; SG 59P-67P). Complete set of the nine values, die proofs of frames printed in black on glazed card measuring 92 x 60mm, each with "Before Striking" or "After Striking" (1p and 2-1/2p) and manuscript pencil dates at bottom right between "9/9/20" and "7/10/20",

VERY FINE AND RARE. A HANDSOME COMPLETE SET OF FRAME DIE PROOFS OF THE BERMUDA 1920-21 TERCENTENARY OF REPRESENTATIVE INSTITUTIONS.

Seldom encountered as complete sets.

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E. 3,000-4,000
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2171
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Sale 1270, Lot 2171, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1920-21, -1/4p-1sh Tercentenary of Representative Institutions, "Specimen" Overprints (55S-69S; SG 59s-67s). Vertical pairs, original gum, most lightly hinged at top, Mint N.H. bottom, few values with toned perf tips (seen on reverse), 1p with hinge reinforcement, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, ex "Foxley", SG £750 as singles

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E. 200-300
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2172
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Sale 1270, Lot 2172, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1920-21, -1/4p-1sh Tercentenary of Representative Institutions (55-69; SG 59-67). Mint N.H. blocks of four, bold colors, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, rarely encountered in Mint N.H. multiples, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $570.00, SG £440

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E. 300-400
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2173
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Sale 1270, Lot 2173, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1920-21, -1/2p Green, Watermark Crown to Right of CA (SG 60w). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 1 block of four, exceptionally bright and fresh, Very Fine, a rare error in this positional multiple, SG £1,800 as hinged singles

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E. 750-1,000
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2174
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Sale 1270, Lot 2174, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1920-21, 4p Red & Black on Yellow (59; SG 63). Mint N.H. complete pane of 60 (5x12) with plate numbers in each of the four corners, wonderfully bright colors, some separation at center from folding (small hinge reinforcement in selvage), still Very Fine and incredibly rare as a complete pane, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $900.00, SG £720

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E. 400-500
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2175
TC
Sale 1270, Lot 2175, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1921, 1sh Tercentenary of Representative Institutions, Imperforate Trial Color "Specimen" (79P; SG 73P). Horizontal pair printed in Claret on thick wove paper, ultimately issued in Black on Green, with "Specimen" overprint, Very Fine and scarce

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E. 200-300
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2176
S
Sale 1270, Lot 2176, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1922-24, -1/4p-1sh Caravel, "Specimen" Overprint (SG 77s-87s). Set of twelve with overprint or perf (1-1/2p) "Specimen", original gum, some h.r., fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, SG £650

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E. 300-400
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2177
S
Sale 1270, Lot 2177, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1922, 1p Dark Blue, Imperforate Printer's Sample with "Specimen" Overprint (83aS; SG 78cS). Plate II, vertical pair, large margins, "Specimen" Samuel Ty. DS2, Very Fine, with 2017 R.P.S. certificate

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E. 200-300
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2178
Sbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2178, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1922, 1p Dark Blue, Imperforate Printer's Sample with "Specimen" Overprint (83aS; SG 78cs). Block of six affixed to brown card numbered "8" at bottom, "Specimen" Samuel Ty. DS1, fresh color, Very Fine

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E. 300-400
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2179
Pbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2179, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1922, 1p Carmine, Imperforate Plate Proof (83aP; SG 78cP). Block of four printed on wove paper, large margins, fresh color, top left stamp with minor corner crease, still Very Fine and scarce

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E. 300-400
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2180
S
Sale 1270, Lot 2180, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1938-53, 1p-£1 King George VI Definitive, Perforated "Specimen" (SG 88s-93s). Original gum, mostly Mint N.H. (including £1) or lightly hinged, couple Key Plates with minor h.r., wonderfully bright colors, 5sh slightly brownish original gum, Very Fine and scarce, 5sh ex King Farouk with pyramid backstamp, SG £2,000

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E. 750-1,000
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2181
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Sale 1270, Lot 2181, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1938-53, 1p-£1 King George VI Definitive, Perforated "Specimen" (SG 88s-93s). Original gum, lightly hinged, few lower values Mint N.H. with selvage at left, £1 with bottom left corner selvage, uncommonly fresh overall, Very Fine set which is rarely encountered in this choice condition, ex Dickgiesser, SG £2,000

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E. 750-1,000
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2182
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Sale 1270, Lot 2182, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1924-32 King George V Key Plate Shades (94-97; SG 88-93). Group of nine stamps representing the Stanley Gibbons listed shades for the Watermarked Script CA, with the exception of the two rare 2sh6p shades (SG 89h, 89k), all original gum, mostly lightly hinged, Very Fine, a useful shade reference group, SG £985

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E. 300-400
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2183
nhbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2183, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1931, 2sh Purple & Blue on Grey Blue, Broken Crown & Scroll, Nick in Top Right Scroll (SG 88gb, 88g var). Mint N.H. block of four, right vertical pair with trace of mount glazing, top right stamp with Broken Crown & Scroll (repaired state, Position R 2/12), bottom right stamp with clear state of Nick in Top Right Scroll (Position R 3/12), Very Fine, the Nick in Top Right Scroll is unlisted in SG on this watermark (only on earlier Multiple Crown CA)

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E. 300-400
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2184
nhbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2184, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1931, 2sh6p Black & Scarlet Vermilion on Deep Blue, Gash in Fruit & Leaf (SG 89jg). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 1 block of four, bottom right stamp the variety from Position R 5/12, impressive centering, exceptional color, few minor perf separations at top, Extremely Fine, a rare multiple, SG £820 as hinged singles

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E. 500-750
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2185
ogbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2185, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1924, 10sh Green & Red on Pale Emerald, Break in Scroll, Broken Crown & Scroll (SG 92a, 92b). Block of four, original gum, minor h.r.'s, top right stamp showing Break in Scroll (repaired state, Position R 1/12) and bottom right showing Broken Crown & Scroll (Position R 2/12), some black album offset on reverse, otherwise Very Fine, ex Sir Tucker, Leuhusen, and "Foxley", catalogued as singles, SG £1,780

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E. 500-750
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2186
og
Sale 1270, Lot 2186, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1930, 10sh Green & Red on Deep Emerald, Broken Crown & Scroll (SG 92gb). Position R 2/12, original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, Very Fine, SG £700

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E. 200-300
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2187
og
Sale 1270, Lot 2187, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1930, 10sh Green & Red on Deep Emerald, Break Through Scroll (SG 92gd). Position R 1/9, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh colors, Very Fine, SG £850

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E. 300-400
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2188
ogbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2188, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1932, 12sh6p Ocher & Gray Blue (97; SG 93). Block of four, original gum, top left stamp lightly hinged, bottom right with sensible hinge reinforcement with selvage, other two Mint N.H., top left stamp showing early state of Break in Lines Below Left Scroll variety (Position R 4/9), fresh colors, Very Fine, catalogued as hinged singles with no premium for position due to early state, Scott $1,200.00, SG £1,000

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E. 400-500
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2189
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2189, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1932, 12sh6p Ocher & Gray Blue (97; SG 93). Horizontal pair, crisp strike of violet "HAPAG Deutsche-Amerika Linie, D Deutschland" ship cancel, bold colors, Very Fine and choice, a rarely encountered cancel, catalogued as two postally used singles, Scott $850.00, SG £750

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E. 500-750
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2190
nhbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2190, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1932, 12sh6p Grey & Orange, Break in Lines Below Left Scroll (SG 93e). Mint N.H. block of four with selvage at bottom, exceptionally fresh, top left stamp the variety from Position R 4/9, Extremely Fine, a choice positional multiple, ex "Foxley", SG £1,650 as hinged singles

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E. 500-750
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2191
bl
Sale 1270, Lot 2191, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1935, 1sh Silver Jubilee, Kite & Horizontal Log (SG 97l). Bottom right corner selvage block of four, bottom right stamp the variety from Position 10/6, clear strike of "St. Georges, Bermuda, 30 OCT 35" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine and scarce positional block with this variety, ex Pitts, SG £1,050 as singles

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E. 400-500
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2192
nhbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2192, Bermuda - King George VBERMUDA, 1938, 2p Brown Black & Turquoise (109; SG 112). Mint N.H. block of eight with "Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co." imprint in bottom selvage, wonderfully fresh colors, Very Fine, a rare multiple of this scarce shade, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $420.00, SG £400

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E. 200-300
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