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Brit. Colonies continued...

Grenada continued...
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2500 imageFirst Issue, No Watermark 1861 (June 3): 6 d. lake-red, no wmk., rough perf. 14-16, a used example cancelled by circular "F" datestamp of Carriacou (19 Feb 1862) in black. Minor bends but a superb strike. Rare Gi = £ 90. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF220.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2501 imageSecond Issue, Watermark Small Star 1863/71: 1 d. green, wmk. Small Star, rough perf. 14-16, an unused block of twenty-eight (7 x 4), some overall age toning but of splendid rich colour, some minor creases not affecting the appearance, large part somewhat dried og. A magnificent and important multiple Gi = £ 3'000+.rnProvenance: Collection J.L. 'Bobbie' Messenger, RL, London, 16 March 1983, lot 297; Collection Joseph Hackmey, Christie's, London, 26 Nov 1985, lot 64. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF5,500.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2502 imageSecond Issue, Watermark Small Star 1863/71: 1 d. green, wmk. Small Star, rough perf. 14-16, a horizontal pair and strip of four used on 1867 cover to Norfolk, Virginia, USA endorsed 'per Mail via St. Thomas' and 'pr. Mail 271/67' at left, all tied by "A15" obliterators in black and by 'N.Y. Steamship / 10' charge mark of arrival. Reverse with 'Grenada' despatch cds (with day error) and 'St. Thomas' transit (Jan 31). Vertical file folds but a charming and most attractive franking.rnProvenance: 'A Midlands Philatelist', RL, London, 10 Feb 1982, lot 305. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF2,800.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2503 imageSecond Issue, Watermark Small Star 1863/71: 6 d. rose, wmk. Small Star, rough perf. 14-16, a used horizontal pair, marginal from base of sheet, lightly cancelled by "A15" obliterators in black. Sublime and superb Gi = £ 26+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF100.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2504 imageSecond Issue, Watermark Small Star 1863/71: 6 d. orange-red, wmk. Small Star, rough perf. 14-16, May 1866 printing, an unused example of outstanding centering and colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. Superb Gi = £ 650.rnProvenance: Collection Mrs Winifred Taylor, Harmer Rooke, London, 25 April 1963. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF280.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2505 imageSecond Issue, Watermark Small Star 1863/71: 6 d. vermilion, wmk. Small Star, rough perf. 14-16, a used horizontal pair on 1873 cover to London endorsed 'per Mail' tied by neat 'Grenada' datestamps (Aug 26) in black. 'London / Paid' arrival cds in red (Sept 13) at left. The cover with one side flap missing, cleaned and ironed but a most attractive and scarce usage. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF350.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2506 image1873 (Jan): 1 d. deep green, wmk. Small Star sideways, clean cut perf. 15, an unused block of four, marginal from top of sheet, of wonderful fresh colour, superb, large part og. A delightful multiple Gi = £ 520+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 374. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF280.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2507 image1873/74: 6 d. orange-vermilion, wmk. Large Star sideways, Intermediate perf. 15, an unused example of superb vibrant colour, well centred for this stamp, fresh and very fine, large part og. Signed Bernichon Gi = £ 700.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 381.rnrnrn (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF260.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2508 image1873/74: 6 d. orange-vermilion, wmk. Large Star, Intermediate perf. 15, a used vertical strip of four, all cancelled by neat "D" datestamps (Jan 9, 1874). A charming and scarce multiple, also showing on reverse a strange off-set of the GRENADA legend on all four stamps. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF360.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2509 image1873/74: 6 d. orange-vermilion, wmk. Large Star sideways, Intermediate perf. 15, a used block of four of fresh colour, lightly cancelled by "A15" St. George's obliterators in black. Rare. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF440.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2510 image1875: Chalon Head, Perkins Bacon Die Proof for the Grenada Fiscal design, printed in black on thick card (36 x 36 mm.), State II with full definition of the Chalon Head and the cross-hatched background, fresh and very fine. A remarkable and very rare Proof.rnProvenance: Collection J.L. 'Bobbie' Messenger, RL, London, 16 March 1983, lot 276. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF1,000.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2511 image1875 (July): 1 s. deep mauve, wmk. Large Star, perf. 14, a used vertical strip of three, with upper stamp showing variety "SHLLIING for SHILLING", lightly cancelled by the "A15" obliterator in black leaving the variety clear. Scarce and most attractive Gi = £ 700+.rnProvenance: Collection Dr. R.P. Towers, Phillips, London, 20 April 1995, lot 76. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF300.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2512 image1875 (July): 1 s. surcharged in blue on deep mauve and Dec 1875 1 d. green, comb perf. 14 at Somerset House, used on 1877 cover to London tied by circular "D" datestamps of St. Andrew's with 'Grenada' cds on reverse (Aug 8) in black. 'London / Paid' arrival cds (Aug 29) also on obverse of a rare and most attractive cover.rnProvenance: SG, London, 5-6 March 1981, lot 308. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF900.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2513 imageSurcharge on Fiscal 1875 (July): 1 s. surcharged in blue on deep mauve, wmk. Large Star, perf. 14, an unused example, centred to base, of vibrant bright colour, showing variety "O in POSTAGE Omitted", fresh and very fine, large part og. Superb and very rare. Cert. RPSL (1953) Gi = £ 7'000.rnProvenance: This stamp was sent to the RPSL in February 1953 by John J. Challis, prior to this date the stamp was not catalogued with this variety being added to the SG listing in 1954 as SG 16d.rn rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF8,000.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2514 image1875 (Dec): 1 d. green, wmk. Large Crown upright, comb perf. 14 at Somerset House, two unused examples and a sheet marginal horizontal pair, all showing the problems this perforating caused with each stamp showing a double row of vertical perforations, largely fresh and very fine trio, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 340+. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF240.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2515 image1875 (Dec): 1 d. green, wmk. Large Star upright, line perf. 15 by Perkins Bacon, an unused example, centred slightly to upper left, an unused example of rich colour, minimal aging on perfs. mentioned for accuracy only, somewhat dried part og. A wonderful stamp of great importance to Grenadian philately, purchased by the owner over 39 years ago and believed to be the sole example extant in unused condition. Cert. RPSL (1967) Gi = £ 9'000. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF14,500.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2516 image1878 (Aug): 6 d. deep vermilion, wmk. Small Star sideways, Intermediate perf. 15, an unused example of lovely fresh colour, old hinge thin not affecting the appearance, part og. A rare stamp Gi = £ 850.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 397. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2517 image1878 (Aug): 6 d. deep vermilion, wmk. Small Star sideways, Intermediate perf. 15, an unused horizontal pair of gorgeous colour, superb and fresh, large part og. A magnificent multiple in the foremost quality Gi = £ 1'700+.rnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 26 Nov 1963, lot 219; Collection Joseph Hackmey, Christie's, London, 26 Nov 1985, lot 118. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF750.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2518 image1879 (Dec): 1 d. pale green on thin paper, wmk. Small Star upright, rough perf. 15, an unused block of four, of lovely fresh appearance, slightest of age spots on central perfs., otherwise fresh and very fine with protective hinges on large part og. An extremely scarce and attractive multiple Gi = £ 1'200+.rnProvenance: Collection Joseph Hackmey, Christie's, London, 26 Nov 1985, lot 122. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,500.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2519 image1881 (April): 1 d. green, wmk. Small Star sideways, rough perf. 14½, an unused block of six (3 x 2) of lovely depth of colour, fresh and very fine, usual small wrinkles on gum, large part og. with lower three stamps unmounted og. A delightful and rare multipe Gi = £ 960+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 407. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF950.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM

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