Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Iraq thru Kenya & Uganda

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2415
S
Sale 1270, Lot 2415, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaIRAQ, 1932, 2f-1d King Faisal I, Perforated "Specimen" (44S-60S; SG 138s-154s). Mint N.H. set of seventeen values, wonderfully bright and fresh, -1/2d with mild bend, Very Fine, SG £850 as hinged

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E. 400-500
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2416
c
Sale 1270, Lot 2416, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaIRAQ, 1929, Apr. 10, Missed First Flight from Hillah to Havana, Cuba. Iraq 6a tied by Hillah Apr. 10, 1929 double-circle datestamp on cover to Havana, Cuba, typed "By Air Mail, Par Avion, via First Flight, Karachi-London, Carried By: Armstrong-Siddeley Air Liner" directive at top, Baghdad transit and Havana arrival backstamps, Very Fine and unusual destination which likely missed the intended flight

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E. 200-300
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2417
ogbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2417, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaIRELAND, 1925, 2sh6p-10sh Seahorses, Narrow Spacing (77-79; SG 83-85; Hibernian T66-T68). Corner selvage blocks of four, all stamps Mint N.H. except one 2sh6p stamp lightly hinged, 2sh6p and 5sh hinged in selvage, 10sh block is particularly choice, 2sh6p with a few small toned spots on gum, Very Fine, Scott $2,785.00, SG £900 (as hinged), Hibernian €2,125

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E. 500-750
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2418
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Sale 1270, Lot 2418, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaIRELAND, 1925, 2sh6p-10sh Seahorses, Se-Tenant Pairs with Wide and Narrow Overprints (77a-79a; SG 83a-85a; Hibernian T69v-T71v)). Mint N.H. vertical se-tenant pairs of each value, 2sh6p with sheet selvage at right, excellent centering, rich colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE TRIO OF MINT NEVER-HINGED VERTICAL PAIRS OF THE 1925 SEAHORSE ISSUE WITH WIDE AND NARROW OVERPRINTS.

Scott $5,875.00. SG £2,300 (as hinged). Hibernian €3,600

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Sale 1270, Lot 2418, Iraq thru Kenya & Uganda
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Sale 1270, Lot 2418, Iraq thru Kenya & Uganda
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E. 1,500-2,000
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2419
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Sale 1270, Lot 2419, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaIRELAND, 1925, 2sh6p-10sh Seahorses, Se-Tenant Pairs with Wide and Narrow Overprints (77a-79a; SG 83a-85a; Hibernian T69h-T71h). Mint N.H. horizontal pairs, 2sh6p and 10sh with selvage at left, fresh colors, 5sh with toned spot on gum of left stamp

FINE-VERY FINE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED SET OF PAIRS OF THE 1925 SEAHORSES WITH WIDE AND NARROW SPACING.

Each with 1967 or 1968 David Feldman certificate. Scott $5,875.00. SG £2,050 (as hinged). Hibernian €4,200

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2420
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Sale 1270, Lot 2420, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaIRELAND, 1937, 2sh6p-10sh St. Patrick (96-98; SG 102-104; Hibernian D13-D15). Mint N.H. top right or top left corner selvage blocks of four, brilliantly fresh, Very Fine, Scott $2,800.00, SG £1,800, Hibernian €2,500

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E. 750-1,000
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2421
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Sale 1270, Lot 2421, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaJAMAICA, 1916, 3p Violet on Yellow, War Tax, "S" of "Stamp" Omitted (MR6b; SG 72b). Block of four with selvage at right, original gum, minor h.r., top right stamp the variety from Position R 6/12, bold color, well-centered, Very Fine, a rare error that is particularly desirable in this se-tenant form, Scott $1,000.00, SG £950

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E. 400-500
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2422
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Sale 1270, Lot 2422, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaJORDAN, 1922, 10pi on 10pi Ultramarine, Perf 14, Black Overprint (31; SG 33). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color on bright paper, Fine and scarce, only 137 issued, signed Bloch and with 1988 Holcombe certificate, Scott $925.00, SG £1,200

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E. 400-500
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2423
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Sale 1270, Lot 2423, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaJORDAN, 1922, 20pi on 20pi Gray, Perf 14, Violet Overprint (33; SG 34a). Large part original gum with small amount of paper adhesion, beautiful centering, rich color, Very Fine and scarce, only 179 of the 20pi were surcharged, most of these in Black, signed Holcombe, with 1983 Friedl and 1980 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,000.00, SG £1,600

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E. 500-750
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2424
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Sale 1270, Lot 2424, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaJORDAN, 1922, 20pi Gray, Perf 14, Violet Overprint (62; SG 53a). Original gum, lightly hinged, excellent centering, fresh color, small toned spot at left seen mostly on reverse, otherwise Very Fine, only 57 were overprinted in red purple or violet, signed Bloch and Holcombe, with 1991 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,200.00, SG £1,800

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E. 400-500
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2425
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Sale 1270, Lot 2425, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaJORDAN, 1923, 9pi Bister, Perf 14, Black Overprint (71 var; SG 66 var). Horizontal strip of four with sheet selvage at left, original gum, two stamps lightly hinged, two Mint N.H., left stamp showing significant traces of Gold in overprint due to improperly cleaned plates and not warranting identification as the rare Scott 71a (SG 66a), fresh color, Very Fine and scarce, only 1,080 of this value was overprinted in either color, with 1985 B.P.A. certificate

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E. 200-300
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2426
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Sale 1270, Lot 2426, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaJORDAN, 1925, 10pi Light Blue, "E.F.F." in Bottom Panel (143a; SG 156a). Horizontal pair with selvage at bottom, original gum, mild h.r., right stamp the error from Position R 10/3, bright shade on fresh paper, Very Fine, a rare error which is especially desirable as a se-tenant pair, according to Power Search, this is the first example we have offered in our auctions, with 2008 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $800.00, SG £800

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E. 300-400
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2427
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Sale 1270, Lot 2427, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaKENYA & UGANDA, 1925, £2 Brown Violet & Green (38; SG 96). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich colors, couple trivial toned specks on gum, Very Fine, Scott $1,150.00, SG £1,200

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E. 300-400
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2428
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Sale 1270, Lot 2428, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaKENYA & UGANDA, 1925, £3 Yellow & Dull Violet (39; SG 97). Mint N.H., brilliantly rich colors on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, particularly scarce in Mint N.H. condition, signed A. Diena, catalogued as hinged, Scott $1,850.00, SG £1,800

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E. 500-750
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2429
S
Sale 1270, Lot 2429, Iraq thru Kenya & UgandaKENYA AND UGANDA, 1922, £25 Red & Black, "Specimen" Overprint (41C-S; SG 102s). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich colors on bright paper, Very Fine, a choice example of this high value, an affordable alternative to the issued stamp which catalogues $43,500.00 (SG £38,000), Scott $1,400.00, SG £2,500

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E. 750-1,000
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