Sale 1259 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 21-23 June, 2022

Category — New Guinea thru Zanzibar

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4684
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Sale 1259, Lot 4684, New Guinea thru ZanzibarNEW GUINEA, 1935, £5 Green, Air Post (C45; SG 205). Mint N.H., wide margins, bright and fresh color, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate, catalogued as hinged, Scott $750.00, SG £750, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 300-400
425
4685
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Sale 1259, Lot 4685, New Guinea thru ZanzibarNEW GUINEA, 1939, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C46-C59; SG 212-225). Original gum, very lightly hinged, bright colors, Very Fine set, Scott $720.50, SG £1,100, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 300-400
375
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4686
c
Sale 1259, Lot 4686, New Guinea thru ZanzibarNEW ZEALAND, 1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition. 1p Christchurch Exhibition (123) tied by "Brit Antarctic Expd Fe 27 08" circular datestamp in both black and green, on "The Canterbury Times" picture postcard, addressed to "J. J. Kinsey, Esq., Official Representative, British Antarctic Expedition 1907, Christchurch", exceptionally fresh and clean, Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
550
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4687
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Sale 1259, Lot 4687, New Guinea thru ZanzibarRHODESIA, 1898, 1p Rose, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (60b; SG 77b). Block of four, original gum, top stamps h.r., bottom stamps lightly hinged, fresh color, horizontal bend between stamps, couple shallow hinge thins affecting both pairs, Very Fine appearance, with 2022 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as two pairs, Scott $1,650.00, SG £1,100

E. 400-500
325
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4688
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4688, New Guinea thru ZanzibarSOUTH AFRICA, 1910 Railway Parcel Document. Large parcel waybill affixed by seven S.A.R., C.G.R., or N.G.R. stamps including 1p (pair), 6p, 1sh, 2sh, 5sh, and 10sh, each tied by "Cape Town, C.G.R. DE 24 10" double-circle datestamps, sent to Pretoria containing a 70lb dog, guard signature at bottom right, folded in half, some minor edgewear and creasing, otherwise Fine and scarcely offered, one would assume the recipient received a rather large sized dog for Christmas

E. 200-300
400
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4689
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Sale 1259, Lot 4689, New Guinea thru ZanzibarTRINIDAD, 1858, (1p) Greenish Blue, Fourth Issue (12a; SG 17). Large part original gum which certificate harshly notes as "disturbed", ample margins to just touching at top left and top right, deep rich color

FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1858 ONE-PENNY BRITANNIA FROM THE FOURTH ISSUE.

With the exception of the 1p Red, original gum examples of the 1852-60 Britannia Lithographs are seldom encountered in any condition. Signed A. Brun. With 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Listed but unpriced in either Scott or SG. Catalogued as the Slate Blue shade from the same issue. Scott $5,000.00. SG £4,000

E. 1,500-2,000
4,000
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4690
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Sale 1259, Lot 4690, New Guinea thru ZanzibarUGANDA, 1895, 5(c) Black, Narrow Letters, Narrow Stamp (26; SG 26). With sheet margin at left, without gum as issued, complete dividing lines on all sides, Extremely Fine, rarely encountered this choice, ex Lugard, Scott $2,000.00, SG £1,900

E. 500-750
1,100
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4691
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Sale 1259, Lot 4691, New Guinea thru ZanzibarUGANDA, 1895, 10(c) Black, Narrow Letters, Narrow Stamp (27; SG 27). With sheet margin at left, without gum as issued, dividing lines complete at left and bottom, mostly at right, fresh and Very Fine, ex Lugard, Scott $2,150.00, SG £2,000

E. 500-750
1,000
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4692
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Sale 1259, Lot 4692, New Guinea thru ZanzibarUGANDA, 1895, 20(c) Black, Narrow Letters, Narrow Stamp (29; SG 29). With sheet margin at left, without gum as issued, with complete dividing lines on all sides, horizontal crease, Extremely Fine appearance, scarce with dividing lines on each side, ex Lugard, Scott $1,800.00, SG £1,700

E. 500-750
1,000
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4693
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Sale 1259, Lot 4693, New Guinea thru ZanzibarUGANDA, 1895, 40(c) Black, Narrow Letters, Narrow Stamp (32; SG 32). With sheet margin at left, without gum as issued, showing complete dividing lines on all sides, Extremely Fine and rare with complete dividing lines, ex Lugard, Scott $2,000.00, SG £1,900

E. 500-750
1,100
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4694
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Sale 1259, Lot 4694, New Guinea thru ZanzibarUGANDA, 1895, 50(c) Black, Narrow Letters, Narrow Stamp (33; SG 33). With sheet margin at left, complete dividing line at left, partial at top and right, wonderfully fresh and Very Fine, ex Lugard, Scott $2,200.00, SG £2,000

E. 500-750
1,100
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4695
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Sale 1259, Lot 4695, New Guinea thru ZanzibarUGANDA, 1895, 60(c) Black, Narrow Letters, Narrow Stamp (34; SG 34). With sheet margin at left, without gum as issued, showing complete dividing lines on each side, mild horizontal bend, Extremely Fine appearance, a rare stamp, especially with dividing lines all around, Scott $3,200.00, SG £2,750

E. 750-1,000
700
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4696
c
Sale 1259, Lot 4696, New Guinea thru ZanzibarUGANDA, 1898, 3a Gray (72; SG 87). Tied by "Mombasa 1 FE 99" circular datestamp upon arrival, cover originating from Dr. Gerard Carre while on the Nile Valley Expedition with his "From Gerard Carre M.D., 27th Baluchis, Dufileh, The Nile Valley, 30/11/98" at bottom left, Very Fine and rare, during the second half of the 1898, the Nile Valley Expedition (also known as the Uganda Relief Exhibition), was sent to assist in suppressing the warring tribes in the northern areas of Uganda, Dr. Gerard Carre was attached to this expedition as a medical officer to the 27th Baluchi Light Infantry, ex Griffith-Jones

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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4697
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4697, New Guinea thru ZanzibarINDIA, Used in Zanzibar, 1865, 1a Deep Brown (SG Z1). Well-centered, clear strike of "Zanzibar JUN 30" circular datestamp, Very Fine, a rare cancel which SG states that according to surviving covers, most known examples are only cancelled by a barred cancel rather than the circular datestamp, SG £650

E. 200-300
425
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4698
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4698, New Guinea thru ZanzibarINDIA, Used in Zanzibar, 1865, -1/2a Blue (SG Z4). Excellent centering, crisp strike of "Zanzibar MAR 5" circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, a rare cancel which SG states that according to surviving covers, most known examples are only cancelled by a barred cancel rather than the circular datestamp, SG £600

E. 200-300
550
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4699
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4699, New Guinea thru ZanzibarINDIA, Used in Zanzibar, 1895, 2r Carmine & Yellow Brown (SG Z111). Excellent strike of "Zanzibar 2 OC 95" double-circle datestamp, bold colors, Very Fine, a scarce use of this 2r high value which is only known used during a short period in 1895, SG £850

E. 300-400
2,200
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4700
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4700, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1895, 1a Violet Brown (2; SG 2). Tied on small piece by Zanzibar 1896 double-circle datestamp, bold color, Very Fine, ex Griffith-Jones, Scott $600.00, SG £500

E. 200-300
600
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4701
S
Sale 1259, Lot 4701, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1895-96, -1/2a-5r "Zanzibar" Overprints, "Specimen" Overprints (3S-17S; SG 3s-21s). Complete set of fifteen stamps, each with diagonal "Specimen" overprint, original gum, many with slightly brownish gum, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce set of "Specimen" overprints, ex Griffith-Jones

E. 1,000-1,500
2,500
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4702
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Sale 1259, Lot 4702, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1895, 2a6p Green, "Zanibar" Error (7b; SG 8k). Position R 7/2, original gum, lightly hinged, excellent centering, fresh color, Very Fine, ex Griffith-Jones, with small backstamp, Scott $800.00, SG £700

E. 200-300
350
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4703
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Sale 1259, Lot 4703, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1896, 2-1/2a on 1a Violet Brown (19-20; SG 24-25). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., left stamp Ty. B (SG Ty. 4), right stamp Ty. C (SG Ty. 5), rich color, Very Fine and scarce se-tenant pair, ex Griffith-Jones, catalogued as singles, Scott $750.00, SG £950

E. 200-300
375
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4704
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Sale 1259, Lot 4704, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1896, 2-1/2a on 1a Violet Brown, Red Surcharge (21-22; SG 32-33). Mint N.H. vertical strip of four from the first four rows of the setting, top two stamps Ty. A (SG Ty. 3), bottom two stamps Ty. B (SG Ty. 4), wonderfully fresh color, Very Fine and scarce, ex Griffith-Jones, catalogued as hinged singles, Scott $1,550.00, SG £1,400

E. 500-750
1,200
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4705
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4705, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1896, 2-1/2a on 1a Violet Brown, Red Surcharge (21; SG 32). Horizontal pair, both Ty. A (SG Ty. 3), tied on small piece by Zanzibar 1898 circular datestamp, fresh color, well-centered, Very Fine and scarce used pair, ex Griffith-Jones, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,450.00, SG £1,500

E. 400-500
1,000
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4706
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Sale 1259, Lot 4706, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1896, 2-1/2a on 1a, Red Surcharge (22; SG 33). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., both examples Ty. B (SG Ty. 4) from Row 3 or 4 of the setting, fresh and Very Fine, ex Griffith-Jones, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,000.00, SG £900

E. 300-400
600
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4707
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4707, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1896, 2-1/2a on 1a Violet Brown, Red Surcharge (23; SG 34). Lightly struck circular datestamp, fresh color, Very Fine, ex Griffith-Jones, Scott $725.00, SG £750

E. 200-300
1,100
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4708
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Sale 1259, Lot 4708, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1896, 2-1/2a on 2a Ultramarine, Red Surcharge (28-28A; SG 38-39). Block of four from positions R 2-3/1-2, bottom right stamp Ty. B (SG Ty. 4), others Ty. A (SG Ty. 3), neat Zanzibar registered circular datestamps, fresh color, Very Fine and scarce multiple, ex Griffith-Jones, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,705.00, SG £1,750

E. 500-750
1,600
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4709
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4709, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1896, 1a Carmine, Double Overprint (33a; SG 42j). Strong color, clear light surcharge below main strike as usual, light circular datestamp, Very Fine and rare as only one sheet of 60 was printed, ex Griffith-Jones, signed Bloch, Scott $1,000.00, SG £900

E. 300-400
550
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4710
E
Sale 1259, Lot 4710, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1895 De la Rue Camel and Rider "State of North Africa" Color Essays. Four items, with two De la Rue ledger pages dated "Nov. 18th, 1895", first "Appendix B" with sixteen 2c stamps in different colors affixed to page with proposed value above, the 1r-5p of a different design showing seated lady with wheat bundle, second ledger "Appendix C" with two Zanzibar postal cards for the -1/2a and 1a cards, also with Rosette watermark paper dated Nov. 18th, 1895" and "Specimen of watermarked paper", plus one loose bi-colored stamp

VERY FINE AND REMARKABLE DE LA RUE COLOR TRIALS PROPOSED TO ZANZIBAR WITH THE CAMEL AND RIDER "STATE OF NORTH AFRICA" ESSAYS.

Ex Griffith-Jones

E. 1,500-2,000
4,500
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4711
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4711, New Guinea thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1931, 75c Black on Orange, Postage Due (J11; SG D17). Position R 3/2, light circular datestamp, fresh color, Very Fine and scarce used high value, ex Griffith-Jones, Scott $600.00, SG £750

E. 200-300
1,200
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