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Brit. Colonies continued...

British Guyana continued...
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2320 image1889: Keyplates, 12 c. composite Essay in the design of the 1876 issue, with 12 c. lilac imperforate showing POSTAGE & REVENUE handpainted in green at top and value 12 CENTS handpainted in green at base, affixed to card (92 x 61 mm.) with crease well away from the design, marked "C" and dated "Nov 2nd 88" at top and signed off in manuscript "R.S./ 2.11.88" alongside the Essay. Illustrated in the 'De La Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2321. Superb and most attractive, unique.rnProvenance: Collection Derek Nathan, Spink, London, 12 April 2007, lot 572. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,800.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2321 image1890 (July 15): One Cent on $ 4 green, an unused horizontal pair, marginal from left of sheet with variety "Sucharge Double", with right hand stamp also showing "Larger Figure 4" variety, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 280+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF100.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2322 imageSurcharged at the Printing Office of the Daily Chronicle, Georgetown 1899 (Feb-June): 2 c. on 15 c. red-brown & blue, an unused example with variety: "Surcharge "TWO CENTS." Double", marginal from top of sheet, climatically aged along top perforations (and would, sadly probably look more appealing without the margin), fresh and fine large part og. A very rare stamp Gi = £ 1'000.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 8 July 1999, lot 760. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF460.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2323 image1906 (June 8): Appendix sheet from the De La Rue record book, dated at top, and endorsed "Appendix A" with Colour Trials (9) imperforate with annotated values alongside for 1 c. (green), 2 c. (rose-carmine), 4 c. dull purple & brown, 5 c. (ultramarine), 6 c. (black & grey), 12 c. (lilac & orange), 24 c. (carmine & grey), 48 c. (purple & yellow-green) and 96 c. (ultramarine & red-brown); the sheet now divided in two halves between the 4 and 6 cent values; an exquisite group, illustrated in the "De la Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2339. Unique. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF4,200.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2324 image1905: Postage & Revenue on $ 2.40 green & violet, wmk., Multiple Crown CA, an unused horizontal pair from upper right corner of the sheet with Plate 4 in margin, one with negligible age spot otherwise fresh and fine, unmounted og. Gi = £ 380. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF200.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2325 image1913/21: George V, the unused set of seventeen, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, the complete set from 1 c- 96 c., incl. additional shades of 1 c., 2 c, 4 c. and all four types of the 96 c., large part og., together with the set of eleven values overprinted SPECIMEN in black or red incl. 1921 additional 96 c. value optd. in red, all fine, large part og. A scarce and attractive group (28 items) Gi = £ 500+. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF240.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2326 image1934/51: Pictorial issue, the set of thirteen values unused incl. 3 c. and 12 c. perf. changes, large part og., and blocks of four of the complete set of thirteen, all in marginal blocks with eight blocks corner marginal (six with requisition numbers), superb og. or unmounted og. A lovely lot Gi = £ 750+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF900.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2327 image1934 (Oct 1): Gold Mining 3 c. scarlet, an unused block of forty (10 x 4) with seventh stamp in the top row with variety "Crown Missing in Watermark", fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 4'000.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 2-3 Nov 2006, lot 761. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,800.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2328 image1936 (May 6): Silver Jubilee 24 c. slate & purple, an unused example with "Dot by Flagstaff" variety, fresh and fine, superb og. Gi = £ 350. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF180.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2329 image1938/52: Pictorial definitive issue, the complete set of twelve values unused, all perforated SPECIMEN diagonally, fresh and very fine, large part og. Gi = £ 375. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF120.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2330 image1938/52: 4 c. scarlet & black, an unused vertical pair, variety "Imperforate Horizontally", fresh colour and superb large part og. with lower stamp unmounted og. A magnificent and rare pair Gi = £ 40'000.rnNote: Townsend & Howe in 'The Postage Stamps & Postal History of British Guiana state: "A half sheet of 30 stamps imperforate horizontally was discovered by a local collector at the Post Office, one stamp had already been sold over the counter and he bought the remaining 29". This leaves a total of 14 pairs possible, less those in institutional and Royal collections.rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF27,000.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2331 image1875: 12 c. brownish purple, perf. 10, thin lithographed OFFICIAL overprint in black (Type 1a), 'O' leaning to left, an unused example of good centering and colour, part og. An extremely rare stamp. Signed Herbert Bloch. Cert. APS (1977) Gi = £ 3'500.rnProvenance: RL, London, 20 Jan 1982, lot 224.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2332 image1877: 8 c. rose, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, typographed overprint OFFICIAL (Type 2) in black, an unused example of fresh colour and good centering, large part og. A fine example of a very rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1968) Gi = £ 2'000.rnProvenance: Collection W. Frazer, Spink, London, 30 Oct 2003, lot 1361.rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF1,000.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2333 image1877: The remarkable group of Officials from the De La Rue archives, with ten stamps affixed to three pieces: the first piece bearing 1 c. slate, 2 c. orange, 4 c. ultramarine and 8 c. rose; the second piece with the unissued 12 c. lilac and 24 c. green all overprinted with typographed OFFICIAL overprint (Type 2) centrally applied, these all further overprinted CANCELLED in violet, black or blue (Samuel D7), the third piece with 1 c. slate, 2 c. orange, 4 c. ultramarine and 6 c. brown all with OFFICIAL overprint (Type 2) struck at base of stamp, similarly overprinted CANCELLED in black or violet Samuel type D2). The rarity of these pieces are enhanced by the 2 c. orange clearly showing a doubling of the "2 CENTS" Duty Plate at base, an undoubtedly unique stamp. Illustrated in the "De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2355, where this flaw was evidently missed, a most extraordinary group. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF9,500.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
British Honduras
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2334 image1865 (July 18): Entire letter from Belize to New York endorsed 'per Pallas', struck with circular 'NEW YORK SHIP LETTER / 4' datestamp (March 7) on arrival in black. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF80.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2335 image1868 (Nov 2): Entire letter from Belize to New York endorsed 'per Mail Str. via New Orleans', prepaid '8' (pence) in red manuscript and struck with "BELIZE / PAID" circular datestamp in red (Nov 3). New Orleans transit in black (Nov 8) and fine circular 'STEAMSHIP / 20' in black. Docketing of arrival inside (Nov 13). A fine and scarce entire. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF440.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2336 image1865 (Dec 1): 1 d. blue, no wmk., perf. 14, an unused block of twelve (6 x 2), right hand stamps with interpanneau margin, slightest of rubs at top of first stamp, of vibrant fresh colour, trivial aging on superb large part og. Magnificent and most attractive, a rare stamp in a multiple Gi = £ 1'200+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF750.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2337 image1865 (Dec 1): 6 d. rose, no wmk., perf. 14, an unused example of fresh colour, large part og. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 425. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF200.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2338 image1865: De La Rue Die Proof for the 1 s. value, printed in black on glazed white card, the completed design endorsed BEFORE HARDENING and dated "Sept. 19, 1865" in black. Slightly dusty but extremely rare. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,100.00
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM
2339 image1865 (Dec 1): 1 s. green, no. wmk., perf. 14, an unused example, centred to left but of good strong colour, overprinted SPECIMEN in black (Samuel Type D2), fine, part og. Rare. Cert. RPSL (1980).rnProvenance: Collection Sir Henry Tucker. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-07, 11:59 PM

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