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Ceylon
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1137 ng 12 image1857, Queen Victoria, 1s9d green, imperf (Scott 12), Large Star watermark, unused without gum, rich color and four clear margins, Fine to Very Fine.
SG 11; £800 with gum ($1,030).
Scott $1,000 with gum. (Image)

Get Market Data for [Ceylon 12]

Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1138 O 13 image1859, Queen Victoria, 2s dull blue, imperf (Scott 13), Large Star watermark, fresh and bright with three large margins (close but clear at the right) and a light grid cancel, Very Fine, signed A. Diena, with a 1929 R.P.S.L. certificate.
SG 12; £1,300 ($1,680).
Scott $1,400. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [Ceylon 13]

Estimate $600-800
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1139 O 13 image1859, Queen Victoria, 2s dull blue, imperf (Scott 13), Large Star watermark, exceptionally fresh and attractive with face-free grid; margins skillfully added, Extremely Fine appearance.
SG 12; £1,300 ($1,680).
Scott $1,400. (Image)

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Estimate $500-750
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1140 og 15 image1857, Queen Victoria, ½d reddish lilac, blued paper, imperf (Scott 15), unwatermarked, o.g., hinge remnant, fresh color, nice bottom margin but just touching on the other three sides, Very Good. A sound mint example of this rare stamp.
SG 16; £4,250 ($5,490).
Scott $4,250. (Image)

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Estimate $800-1,200
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1141 ng 35 image1861, Queen Victoria, Unissued 1s9d light green, rough perf 14 to 15½ (Scott 35), Large Star watermark, unused without gum, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
SG 36; £750 with gum ($970).
Scott $825 with gum. (Image)

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Estimate $350-500
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1142 og 57 image1870, Queen Victoria, 1s reddish violet (Scott 57), Crown CC watermark (21½mm high), o.g., beautifully centered with absolutely brilliant color, Extremely Fine.
SG 71b; £150 ($190).
Scott $150. (Image)

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Estimate $150-200
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1143 S 59S image1866, Queen Victoria, 3d rose, perf 12½ "SPECIMEN" overprint (Scott 59S), type D8, o.g., fresh color; tiny thins most evident in the watermark, Fine to Very Fine. Unlisted by Gibbons.
SG 60s. (Image)

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Estimate $400-600
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1144 og 71 var. image1872, Queen Victoria, 48¢ rose, perf 14, watermark inverted (Scott 71 var.), Crown CC watermark, a fresh mint mint example of this stamp that Gibbons prices only used, bright color and full, lightly hinged o.g.; a single, slightly shorter perforation at the top is the only thing that detracts, Fine to Very Fine. Very rare, signed A. Diena.
SG 130w. (Image)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
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1145 O 99a image1885, Queen Victoria, 5¢ on 64¢ red brown, double surcharge (Scott 99a), Crown CC watermark, also with constant variety "CDNTS" instead of "CENTS"; cleaned revenue cancel, Fine to Very Fine. Gibbons prices postally used examples at £3500. Ex-P. de Worms, Admiral Harris & Dale-Liechtenstein, with a 1930 R.P.S.L. certificate.
SG 158a; £3,500 postally used ($4,520).
Scott $3,250 postally used.


With its marvelous pedigree, this is an excellent, more affordable example of a very rare double error.
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Get Market Data for [Ceylon 99a]

Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1146 O 117a image1885, Queen Victoria, 5¢ on 4¢ rose, inverted surcharge (Scott 117a), Crown CA watermark; single nibbed perforation at the top, Fine to Very Fine, with a 1930 R.P.S.L. certificate.
SG 178a; £325 ($420).
Scott $325. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [Ceylon 117a]

Estimate $150-200
SOLD for $100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1147 O 147a, b image1888, Queen Victoria, "2 Cents" on 4¢ rosy mauve, the two overprint errors (Scott 147a, b), one with inverted surcharge, the other double surcharge, one inverted, both canceled with barred ellipse "A", Very Fine. The double surcharge is not price used ($240/£250 mint).
SG 206a, b. (Image)

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Estimate $150-200
SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
1148 S 214 image1912, King George V, 20r black & red on blue, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 214), Multiple Crown CA watermark, o.g., very lightly hinged, Extremely Fine.
SG 319. (Image)

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Estimate $100-150
SOLD for $40.00
Will close during Public Auction
1149 S 216 image1912, King George V, 100r gray black, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 216), Multiple Crown CA watermark, o.g., exceptionally fresh and well-centered, Extremely Fine.
SG 321.
SG £425 ($550). (Image)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
1150 S 217 image1912, King George V, 500r dull green, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 217), Multiple Crown CA watermark, o.g., very lightly hinged, wonderfully bright and fresh, Very Fine.
SG 322.
SG £750 ($970). (Image)

Get Market Data for [Ceylon 217]

Estimate $600-800
SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
1151 nh 238 var. image1921, King George V, 25¢ orange yellow & blue, Die I, watermark inverted (Scott 238 var.), Multiple Script CA watermark, a lovely bottom sheet margin single, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
SG 351aw.
SG £75 for hinged ($100). (Image)

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Estimate $100-150
SOLD for $50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1152 og 244 image1924, King George V, 20r black & red on blue (Scott 244), Multiple Script CA watermark, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine.
SG 357; £325 ($420).
Scott $325. (Image)

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Estimate $350-500
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1153 S 247 image1927, King George V, 100r dull purple & blue, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 247), Multiple Script CA watermark, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), bright, fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine.
SG 360s.
SG £550 ($710). (Image)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
1154 nh 258 image1927, King George V, 20r dull purple & blue (Scott 258), a choice bottom sheet margin single with cylinder no. 3, o.g., never hinged, fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine.
SG 367; £300 for hinged ($390).
Scott $325 for hinged. (Image)

Get Market Data for [Ceylon 258]

Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction

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