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Gambia continued...
Lot Lot Description CV or Estimate
620 imageGambia. 1880-81 CC, watermark sideways, 4d. brown with watermark Crown to left of CC, fine unused with large part original gum. S.G. 15Aw, £600. Photo
(Image1)
Est. £180-220

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
621 imageGambia. 1886-93 CA 2½d. deep bright blue, 4d. deep brown, 6d. bronze-green and 6d. slate-green, each in a sheet of fifteen, the last hinged in selvedge otherwise full unmounted mint. S.G. 27, 31, 33, 34; £1,320++
(Image1)
Est. £600-700

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
Gibraltar
Lot Lot Description CV or Estimate
622 imageGibraltar. 1912-24 MCA £1 dull purple and black on red block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate number, fine mint and a handsome multiple mounted in the margins only. S.G. 85
Provenance: Moore and Moore, June 2013 (Image1)
Est. £500-700

SOLD for £480.00
Will close during Public Auction
623 imageGibraltar. 1918 War Tax ½d. green block of four, variety overprint double, unmounted mint or very lightly hinged; the first stamp with a patch of disturbed gum, otherwise fine and very rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2002). S.G. 86a, £3,600+. Photo
(Image1)
Est. £1,200-1,600

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
624 imageGibraltar. 1921-27 Script 2½d. bright blue pair with margin at foot, the left stamp with large "2" in "½" (R.10/1), fine mint. S.G. 94/a, £650+. Photo
(Image1)
Est. £180-220

SOLD for £160.00
Will close during Public Auction
625 imageGibraltar. 1938-51 perf 13 2/- black and brown marginal block of four with part imprint and vignette plate number, the upper right stamp showing bird on memorial (R.9/3), fine mint. A scarce positional piece. S.G. 128b/bb, £850+. Photo
(Image1)
Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
626 imageGibraltar. 1950 New Constitution 6d. carmine and grey-violet block of four, variety overprint double (closely spaced), original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint; fine. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). S.G. 142a, £4,000+. Photo
(Image1)
Est. £1,400-1,600

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
627 imageGibraltar. Booklet. 1912 2s.0½d. black on red booklet front cover, stitched at right, with manuscript "Reqn 10/85" together with ½d. blue-green and 1d. carmine-red booklet panes of six, each stamp overprinted "specimen" (D16), both affixed in margin to thin card with the stamps remaining unmounted, offered with ½d. and 1d. blocks of six. A remarkable and unique group. Photo. .
Provenance: Barclay's Bank, 1987. Paul Kayfetz . (Image1)
Est. £2,500-3,500

SOLD for £2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
Grenada
Lot Lot Description CV or Estimate
628 imageGrenada. Early Letters and Handstamps. 1763 (19 Sept.) entire from Johnson & Jolly of London to Messers. Newton & Gordon in "Granandoes", no postal markings and presumed carried privately, the last page with a reference to the remainder of their last order being sent by the Princess of Wales and Capt. Cleveland. The earliest recorded letter from Great Britain to Grenada. R.P.S. Certificate (2003) states "disinfected" though other than the odd trace of ageing this is not evident. Photo
Provenance: W. Danforth Walker, June 2003 (Image1)
Est. £300-400

SOLD for £240.00
Will close during Public Auction
629 imageGrenada. Early Letters and Handstamps. 1770 (5 Dec.) and 1771 (18 Sept.) entire letters to "Alexander or James Gordon of Madeira at the Jamaica Coffee house London", the first rated "2P" and showing "london/ship lre" handstamp, the second "p the Brigg Ferrett Capt. King" with "deal/ship lre", both with Bishop marks on reverse
(Image1)
Est. £300-350

SOLD for £400.00
Will close during Public Auction
630 imageGrenada. Early Letters and Handstamps. 1773 (4 Feb.) entire letter from St. George's to Scotland apparently rated "4" and "10" and showing, on reverse, "ramsgate" across join and Bishop mark; the writer observes that the outbreak of fever has caused more deaths over the last six months than during any period since the British have been in possession of the island. Photo
(Image1)
Est. £150-200

SOLD for £190.00
Will close during Public Auction
631 imageGrenada. Early Letters and Handstamps. 1785 (19 Mar.) entire letter to Glasgow, rated "½" and "1/-", showing on reverse, fine "grenada" second type handstamp, London and two Scottish red Bishop marks, and a fine red wax seal, the face panel with "deal/ship lre" handstamp (crossed by filing crease); the letter includes a Bill of Lading for sugar and makes reference to Negroes being inoculated and recovered from smallpox. A very important and exceptionally rare letter, being the sole example of the straight-line handstamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2003). Photo
Provenance: W. Danforth Walker, June 2003 (Image1)
Est. £4,000-5,000

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
632 imageGrenada. Early Letters and Handstamps. 1785 (4 June) entire letter to "Air", Scotland variously rated, eventually at "1/4" and carried by private ship showing, on reverse, a very fine strike of the circular-framed "grenada/Crown" handstamp and, across join, Bishop mark, the face panel with "exeter/ship lre" handstamp just touched by filing crease at left; particularly fine and the earliest recorded day of use of this handstamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2003). Photo
Provenance: W. Danforth Walker, June 2003 (Image1)
Est. £300-400

SOLD for £400.00
Will close during Public Auction
633 imageGrenada. Early Letters and Handstamps. 1799 (6 Feb.) entire letter "p Packet" to William Cross at Glasgow, rated "2/5" and showing, on reverse, very fine circular-framed "grenada/Crown" handstamp alongside superb arrival datestamp (27.3); the latest recorded use of the Grenada Crown handstamp which was replaced shortly afterwards by the straight-line datestamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2003). Photo
Provenance: Dr. Towers, April 1995. W. Danforth Walker, June 2003 (Image1)
Est. £250-300

SOLD for £250.00
Will close during Public Auction
634 imageGrenada. Early Letters and Handstamps. 1855 (25 Oct.) entire letter "per Mail" to Madeira, rated "2/-" and showing a fine strike of the Crowned circle "paid/at/grenada" with London transit datestamp (14.11) and "160" rate handstamp in blue, the reverse with despatch and Plymouth transit (15.11) datestamps. One of the finest strikes of the Grenada Crowned circle recorded. R.P.S. Certificate (2003). Photo
Provenance: W. Danforth Walker, June 2003 (Image1)
Est. £1,800-2,000

SOLD for £1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
635 imageGrenada. Early Letters and Handstamps. Carriacou. 1845 (23 Sept.) entire to the Secretary of the Wesleyan Missionary Society in London, rated "1/-" (deleted) and apparently re-rated "2/-", showing a good strike of the very rare "carriacou" straight-line handstamp in brownish ink with manuscript "23/9/45" date of sending below, the reverse with two different arrival datestamps (20.10). An exceptionally rare marking from this island, three being dated in 1842 and this example being the latest recorded and only example dated in 1845. R.P.S. Certificate (2003). Photo
Note: The London proof book shows this marking as "carriiacou/ship letter" though no examples with the "ship letter" portion have ever been found, probably as it was considered to be more useful purely as a normal town name marking. . provenance:. W. Danforth Walker, June 2003 (Image1)
Est. £3,500-4,000

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
636 imageGrenada. Great Britain Adhesives used in Grenada. 1d. Stars rose-red perf. 14 horizontal pair (the right-hand stamp with portion of adjoining stamp at foot), both cancelled "A15" and clearly tied on 1858 (15 Dec.) portion of "St. George's Chronicle" newspaper to London. A fine and very rare franking with exceptionally few such newspapers pieces surviving and one of only three recorded printed matter usages using 1d. stamps of Great Britain. Robson Lowe (1939) and R.P.S. (2003) Certificates. S.G. Z1. Photo
Provenance: J.L Messenger, March 1983. Joseph Hackmey, November 1985. W. Danforth Walker, June 2003 (Image1)
Est. £800-1,000

SOLD for £950.00
Will close during Public Auction
637 imageGrenada. Great Britain Adhesives used in Grenada. 4d. rose with a nice near-complete diagonally applied "A15", and 6d. lilac cancelled and tied by superb "A15" on piece additionally tied by small part of a datestamp in red and with despatch datestamp (25.5.59) over fold. S.G. Z3, 4, £430
(Image1)
Est. £180-200

SOLD for £320.00
Will close during Public Auction
638 imageGrenada. Great Britain Adhesives used in Grenada. Covers. 1858 (9 June) entire letter to Scotland, bearing 6d. lilac wing-margin horizontal pair (one rounded corner) both cancelled "A15" and showing, on reverse, London (2.7), Inverness (3.7) and Fort William (5.7) datestamps; central filing crease well clear of the adhesives. An early usage of these stamps as the first consignment of this stamp was not sent to the island until April 1858. S.G. Z4. R.P.S. Certificate (2003). Photo
(Image1)
Est. £350-400

SOLD for £300.00
Will close during Public Auction
639 imageGrenada. Great Britain Adhesives used in Grenada. Covers. 1859 (9 Nov.) entire to Glasgow, bearing 6d. lilac wing-margin horizontal pair (faults at right) both cancelled "A15" and showing, on reverse, despatch, London (1.12) and arrival (2.12) datestamps; two filing creases clear of the pair. S.G. Z4. Photo
Provenance: W. Danforth Walker, June 2003 (Image1)
Est. £300-350

SOLD for £290.00
Will close during Public Auction

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