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Brit. Colonies continued...

St. Vincent continued...
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2901 image1932: De La Rue Die Proof for the 1½ d. value imperforate, the completed design engraved in black on medium wove paper (44 x 51 mm.), fresh and very fine. Rare. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF250.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2902 image1866: 'Government of St. Vincent' On Her Majesty's Service printed envelope with embossed crest on reverse in red, mailed to Denmark prepaid with two strikes of the "♚ / PAID / AT / ST. VINCENT" struck in red and 'St. Vincent' despatch cds in black (July 6). Manuscript '1/2d.' credit in red crayon deleted to '1', with 'London / Paid' transit (June 27) and reverse with Copenhagen arrival cds (June 30) in black with no charge raised as Official mail. Beautiful and unique. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF3,800.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
Trinidad u. Tobago
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2903 image1847 (April 16): Lady McLeod (5 c.) blue, a used example with large even margins all round on 19 May 1847 entire letter from San Fernando to Messrs. Taylor, Graham & Angus in Port of Spain cancelled by manuscript pen cross in black ink. Closed tear at top of face panel but an exceptional stamp in a rich shade. Cover #C8 census, illustrated in "Trinidad, A Philatelic History" on page 267. A rare and splendid entire. Signed Calves. Cert. RPSL (2004).rnProvenance: Collection Royle, Plumridge, London, 12-27 May 1921, lot 1515; Collection Lars Amundsen, SG, London, 8 Dec 1967, lot 501; Collection Wyer, Kelleher, Boston, 14 Nov 1977, lot 1123; Collection David Melat, DF, New York, 19-23 Nov 1985, lot 33490; Purchased privately 26 Feb 2005.rnNote: This is the first stamp issued to prepay postage in the British Commonwealth and, except for the printing process (evidently by lithography from an original engraving) is in exactly the same size and format as the 1840 1 d. black.rnNote: It is possible that 500, maybe 1'000 examples were printed. At the present time students of the issue have recorded 90 stamps in varying condition either on or off cover. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF16,000.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2904 image1848/49: Perkins Bacon, the original Master Die Proof, first pull after TRINIDAD added at base, engraved in black on thick octagonal card (35 x 38 mm.). Slight soiling to the card of no significance as this was a working Proof. Extremely rare.rnProvenance: H.F. Johnson; Robson Lowe.. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF3,200.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2905 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) purple-brown on blued paper, an unused block of twenty-four (6 x 4) from the upper right corner of the sheet, good to large margins all round and of fine colour, large part or unmounted og. A delightful multiple Gi = £ 500+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF850.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2906 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) blue on blued paper, unused examples (21) with large margined single, two horizontal pairs (one sheet marginal), two blocks of four (one sheet marginal) and a block of eight (4 x 2), all fresh and very fine, large part og. A delightful group showing the major shade differences from pale to a very deep blue Gi = £ 480+.rn (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF240.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2907 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) deep dark blue on blued paper in a resonant shade, an unused block of four with good margins all round, slight adherence on part og. A very scarce stamp in a multiple Gi = £ 600+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF320.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2908 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) grey on blued paper, a used example with large margins all round on 1853 entire letter to Paris, tied by both "1" numeral obliterator of Port of Spain and by 'Calais' entry marking in red (April 23) with framed "COLONIES & c. ART 13" in red adjacent. Reverse with circular despatch (1 / March 25) in black, London cds and Paris arrival where charged '15' dêcimes due. The entire refolded but most attractive and rare.rnProvenance: Köhler sale 237, Wiesbaden, 9 Oct 1992, lot 5234. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF650.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2909 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) brownish-grey on blued paper, a superb used example with large to huge margins at top and base, superbly cancelled by "17" numeral of Couva in black. A gem.rnProvenance: T. Charlton Henry, 1961; Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 60. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF200.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2910 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) grey on blued paper, a used horizontal strip of three in a deep shade, large even margins all round, lightly cancelled in black. A charming and scarce multiple Gi = £ 240+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF460.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2911 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) brownish red on blued paper, an unused block of four in a deep dark chocolate shade and not from the 'London' remainders, large margin all round, fresh and very fine, large part og. Extremely rare Gi = £ 1'200+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2912 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) brownish red on blued paper, choice used examples (9) on album page ex Sir John Marriott RDP, mostly large margins and some crisp cancellation of "1" and "2" numeral handstamps in black. An attractive group Gi = £ 630.rnProvenance: Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 61. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF340.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2913 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) brownish red on blued paper, choice used examples (11), probably from the 6th and 7th consignments, on album page ex Sir John Marriott RDP, mostly large margins and some crisp cancellation of "1" and "2" numeral handstamps in black. An attractive group Gi = £ 770.rnProvenance: Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 63. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF300.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2914 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) brick-red on blued paper, an unused horizontal pair with large margins all round in a bright 'London' shade, large part og. Trace of hinge thin but of fine appearance, a very scarce stamp in unused condition Gi = £ 360+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2915 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1854/57: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) dark grey on white paper, a used example with clear to good margins used on prepaid 1855 cover to Edinburgh tied by "1" numeral in black with fine "♚ / PAID / AT / TRINIDAD" in red adjacent and '5 d.' in red manuscript. London transit cds (4 Jan 1856) on front. Reverse with 'Trinidad' double arc (Dec 10) and single ring of same day in black and Edinburgh arrival in red. A charming and scarce cover. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF800.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2916 imageRecess by Perkins Bacon 1854/57: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) rose-red on white paper, a used example with just touched to large margins all round, used on cover to Marseille, France, lightly tied in black with fair "♚ / PAID / AT / TRINIDAD" in red at left and manuscript '1/2' prepaid. London transit (Dec 18) and reverse with poor 'Trinidad' double arc cds and single ring cds (1 / Nov 25) in black and small Marseille arrival (Dec 20). Side flaps missing but a scarce usage of this rare stamp on letter. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF320.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2917 imageLithographed in the Colony: First Issue 1852 (Sept): Lithographed (1 d.) blue on yellowish, a used example in a lovely rich shade from the 1st consignment with good to large margins all round and showing the horizontal guide line with stamp from the lowest row of the sheet, used on 1852 cover to London tied by fine strike of "1" numeral obliterator of Port of Spain. Manuscript '1/-' due at left and reverse with 'Trinidad' double arc datestamp and London arrival (Dec 10). A fine and rare cover.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, May 1994. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF2,500.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2918 imageLithographed in the Colony: First Issue 1852 (Sept): Lithographed (1 d.) blue on yellowish, a used example in a lovely sky-blue shade from the 1st consignment with good to large margins all round, tied to 1852 entire letter to New York, internally dated Sept 16th, tied solely by circular "NEW-YORK / SHIP / 7" charge datestamp in black (Oct 18). A magnificent cover: a truly exceptional early usage and an extremely rare entire for the connoisseur of this issue. Cert. BPA (1993).rnProvenance: Collection Hodsell Hurlock, Harmers, London, 16-24 June 1958, lot 817; Collection Joseph Hackmey; Collection Dr. Chan Chin Cheung, Harmers, London, 29 May 1961, lot 147.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2919 imageLithographed in the Colony: First Issue 1853 (Feb): Lithographed (1 d.) blue on bluish cartridge paper, a used example in a lovely clear shade, margins good to large all round, lightly cancelled in black. Ironed corner crease at upper left not detracting from the fine appearance of this rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1945) Gi = £ 1'900.rnProvenance: Collection Hodsell Hurlock. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF480.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2920 imageLithographed in the Colony: Second Issue 1855 (March): Lithographed (1 d.) blue on thin white paper, a used example in a greyish-blue shade, large even margins all round, well cancelled by "21" numeral of CEDROS in black. An attractive example of a rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1958) Gi = £ 1'000.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF550.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM

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