Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Fiji thru Gold Coast

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Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2326
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Sale 1270, Lot 2326, Fiji thru Gold CoastFIJI, 1940, 3sh King George VI Complete Booklet, With Advertising Pages (SG SB3a). Unexploded containing one pane of eight of each the -1/2p and 1p, and two panes of six of the 2p, booklet cover with some rusting stains around staple, also on reverse from another booklet, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, SG £1,200

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E. 300-400
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2327
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Sale 1270, Lot 2327, Fiji thru Gold CoastGAMBIA, 1874, 4p Brown (3; SG 5). Original gum, h.r., large balanced margins on each side, rich color, small mark on reverse, Very Fine, Scott $400.00, SG £400

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E. 200-300
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2328
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Sale 1270, Lot 2328, Fiji thru Gold CoastGAMBIA, 1874, 4c Brown, Watermark Inverted (SG 5w). Unused (no gum), huge to large margins all around, wonderfully rich color, Very Fine and choice, signed Thier, SG £850

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E. 300-400
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2329
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Sale 1270, Lot 2329, Fiji thru Gold CoastGAMBIA, 1880, -1/2p Dull Orange, Watermark Upright (5a; SG 11B). Complete pane of fifteen, original gum, few h.r.'s mostly in selvage leaving thirteen Mint N.H. examples, vibrant color on bright paper, minor selvage flaw at left, Very Fine and scarce

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E. 300-400
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2330
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Sale 1270, Lot 2330, Fiji thru Gold CoastGAMBIA, 1880, 2p Rose, Watermark Upright (7; SG 13B). Mint N.H. complete pane of fifteen, h.r.'s in the selvage only, rich color, slight trace of toned spots mostly confined to selvage, otherwise Very Fine, particularly scarce in this complete pane format

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E. 500-750
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2331
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Sale 1270, Lot 2331, Fiji thru Gold CoastGAMBIA, 1880, 3p Dull Ultramarine, Watermark Upright (8a; SG 14bc). Complete pane of fifteen, original gum, one stamp with minute h.r. (and in selvage) leaving fourteen Mint N.H. examples, lovely pastel shade, excellent centering, few minor flaws in selvage including trace of toned spot and minute tear at bottom, Very Fine

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E. 750-1,000
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2332
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Sale 1270, Lot 2332, Fiji thru Gold CoastGAMBIA, 1886-93, 1p Aniline Rose Carmine, 1p Pale Carmine (13b-13c; SG 23a-23b). Two complete panes of fifteen in the different shades, original gum, h.r.'s in selvage though each have thirteen stamps Mint N.H., fresh colors, No. 13b with minor bend in selvage, Very Fine and scarce duo

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E. 200-300
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2333
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Sale 1270, Lot 2333, Fiji thru Gold CoastGAMBIA, 1893, 6p Slate Green (18; SG 34). Mint N.H. complete pane of fifteen, lightly hinged in the selvage only, from second plate and therefore without the Sloping Label varieties, fresh color, well-centered, few trivial toned spots in bottom selvage, Very Fine

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E. 200-300
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2334
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Sale 1270, Lot 2334, Fiji thru Gold CoastGAMBIA, 1889, 6p Bronze Green, Sloping Label (18b, 18d; SG 33, 33a). Mint N.H. complete pane of fifteen, lightly hinged in the selvage only, positions one and five in pane with the Sloping Label variety, the fifth more pronounced as always, bold color, two stamps with light red offset on gum, still Very Fine and scarce

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E. 400-500
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2335
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Sale 1270, Lot 2335, Fiji thru Gold CoastGAMBIA, 1889, 6p Deep Bronze Green, Sloping Label (18g, 18h; SG 33c, 33ca). Complete pane of fifteen, few h.r.'s in margin just touching one stamp leaving fourteen Mint N.H. examples, positions one and five in pane with the Sloping Label variety, the fifth more pronounced as always, couple truly insignificant lightly toned perf tips seen on reverse, still Very Fine

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E. 400-500
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2336
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Sale 1270, Lot 2336, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1903, £1 Violet & Black on Red (48; SG 55). Mint N.H. with selvage at top (hinged in selvage only), excellent centering, bold colors, Very Fine, a choice Mint N.H. example, catalogued as hinged, Scott $650.00, SG £650

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E. 300-400
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2337
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Sale 1270, Lot 2337, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1908, £1 Violet & Black on Red (64; SG 64). Original gum, small h.r., precise centering, fresh and Very Fine, Scott $650.00, SG £650

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E. 200-300
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2338
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2338, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1908, £1 Violet & Black on Red (64; SG 64). Tied by light but legible "Registered, Gibraltar, 5 OCT 11" oval datestamp on small piece, rich color, Very Fine and scarce, Scott $700.00, SG £750

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E. 200-300
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2339
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2339, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1906, 1p Carmine, Watermark Inverted (SG 67w). Bold strike of Gibraltar Jan. 19, 1910 double-circle datestamp, lovely color, Fine, a scarce watermark variety, SG £750

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E. 200-300
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2340
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Sale 1270, Lot 2340, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1925-32, 1sh-£5 King George V, Perforated or "Specimen" Overprint (SG 102s-108s). Original gum, h.r., bright and fresh colors, 10sh with couple very minor thinned perfs, otherwise Very Fine, SG £1,350

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E. 400-500
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2341
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Sale 1270, Lot 2341, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93; SG 108). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich colors, Very Fine, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,600

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E. 750-1,000
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2342
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Sale 1270, Lot 2342, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108). Original gum, lightly hinged, bold color, Fine example of this key stamp, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,600

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E. 500-750
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2343
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Sale 1270, Lot 2343, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1938-49, -1/2p-£1 King George VI, Perforated "Specimen" (107S-118S; SG 121s-131s). Original gum, h.r., fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, Scott $900.00, SG £850

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E. 300-400
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2344
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Sale 1270, Lot 2344, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1942, 2sh Black & Brown, Perf 13, Bird on Memorial (SG 128bb). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered with wide margins, Very Fine and choice, a scarce variety, SG £850

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E. 200-300
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2345
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Sale 1270, Lot 2345, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1942, 2sh Black & Brown, Perf 13, Bird on Memorial (SG 128bb). Mint N.H. block of four with plate no. 1 and part De la Rue imprint in bottom selvage, top right stamp the variety, bold colors on bright paper, well-centered, Very Fine and attractive block with the scarce variety, SG £850

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E. 300-400
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2346
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2346, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1942, 2sh Black & Brown, Perf 13, Bird on Memorial (SG 128bb). Vertical strip of three, bottom stamp the variety, unobtrusive 1952 circular datestamps, fresh and Very Fine, SG £550

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E. 200-300
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2347
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2347, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1950, 6p New Constitution, Double Overprint (129a; SG 142a). Two overprints almost coincident, lightly struck circular datestamp, Very Fine and rare, Stanley Gibbons notes that only four sheets were printed with the double overprint, with 1986 Holcombe certificate, Scott $1,300.00, SG £1,300

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E. 400-500
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2348
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Sale 1270, Lot 2348, Fiji thru Gold CoastGIBRALTAR, 1918, -1/2p Green, War Tax, Double Overprint (MR1a; SG 86a). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, two distinct overprints, rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine, a scarce error, particularly in Mint N.H. condition, with 1988 Brandon certificate for a pair from which this originates, catalogued as hinged, Scott $900.00, SG £900

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E. 300-400
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2349
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Sale 1270, Lot 2349, Fiji thru Gold CoastGILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS, 1911, -1/2p-1sh Overprinted First Issue (1-7; SG 1-7). Complete set of seven, blocks of four, with matching large "Gilbert & Ellice Islands Protectorate Central Post Office Butaritari Island, 1 JAN 1911" first day of issue double-circle datestamps, Very Fine, a handsome matched set of blocks with the first day cancel, ex Smith, catalogued simply as used singles, Scott $1,500.00, SG £1,300

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Sale 1270, Lot 2349, Fiji thru Gold Coast
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Sale 1270, Lot 2349, Fiji thru Gold Coast
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E. 750-1,000
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2350
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Sale 1270, Lot 2350, Fiji thru Gold CoastGILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS, 1935, 1sh Silver Jubilee, Flagstaff on Right Hand Turret (SG 39d). Plate 5, R 7/1, Mint N.H. with selvage at left, precise centering, bold colors, Very Fine and choice, SG £600 as hinged

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E. 300-400
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2351
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Sale 1270, Lot 2351, Fiji thru Gold CoastGOLD COAST, 1928, -1/2p-5sh King George V (98-107; SG 103-112). Mint N.H. blocks of four, few with sheet selvage at top or bottom including 5sh, fresh colors, Very Fine, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $570.00, SG £480

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E. 200-300
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