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Corinphila Auctions AG Sale: 265

Brit. Colonies
Cayman Islands
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2397
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Jamaica Used in Cayman Islands 1889/94: Jamaica ½ d. yellow-green (Gi 16) and horizontal pair of Jamaica 1 d. purple & mauve (Gi 27) used on piece, cancelled by complete strike of oval "GRAND CAYMAN / POST OFFICE" datestamp struck in violet. The ½ d. with repaired top left corner otherwise superb and very rare Gi = £ 1'800.rnProvenance: Collection Watkin, RL, London, 1 May 1946; Collection C.W. Meredith, RL, London, 12 Oct 1955. lot 10; Collection William Britton Stitt, RL, London, 12 May 1970, lot 240. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 650.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2399
Symbol:

image Jamaica Used in Cayman Islands 1898/1901: Jamaica 2½ d. dull purple & blue (Gi 29), a used example, cancelled by double ring "GRAND CAYMAN / CAYMAN ISLANDS" circular datestamp (31 May, 1900) in black. Cancellation over-inked at top and a few perfs. blunted at base but a good strike Gi = £ 850. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 220.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2400
Symbol:

image Jamaica Used in Cayman Islands 1890/94: Jamaica Official ½ d. yellow-green (Gi O1), a used example cancelled by part oval "GRAND CAYMAN / POST OFFICE" datestamp struck in violet (2, 1891). Rare. Cert. BPA (2002) Gi = £ 1'400. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 600.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 600

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2402
Symbol:
image 1902/03: The set of five values unused, wmk. Crown CA, all in blocks of four, three being corner marginal with Plate Number '1' in margin, fresh colours, fine large part og. with lower pairs unmounted og. Gi = £ 440+. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 160.00
Sold...CHF 400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2403
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1906 (Nov 15): Edward VII ½ d. sky-blue & maroon, Imperforate Colour Trial by De La Rue, affixed on card ex the archives, fresh and very fine. Illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2476. Scarce. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 550.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2404
Symbol:
image 1902/03: Edward VII ½ d. dull green & pale carmine, Imperforate Colour Trial by De La Rue, the carmine somewhat suffused ink, on watermarked Crown CA paper, large part og. Scarce.rnProvenance: DF, Geneva, 28 April 2009, lot 30120. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 420.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 420

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2405
Symbol:

image 1902/03: 1 s. orange, wmk. Crown CA, a used example showing variety "Dented Frame" (Left pane, Row 1, stamp 6), cancelled neatly by "Grand Cayman / Cayman Islands" cds (1895) in black. Extremely rare - just 37 stamps were issued with this variety Gi = £ 1'400. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 600.00
Sold...CHF 1,200.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1200

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2406
Symbol:
image 1905: Edward VII ½ d. orange & blue-green, Imperforate Colour Trial by De La Rue, printed on watermarked Multiple Crown CA paper, large part og. Scarce. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 600.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 600

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2407
Symbol:

image 1905: ½ d. green, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, a fine used example showing variety "Dented Frame" (Left pane, Row 1, stamp 6), cancelled neatly by small part 'Georgetown' cds in black, leaving the variety clear Gi = £ 425. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 180.00
Sold...CHF 220.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2408
Symbol:
image 1907: 5 s. salmon & green, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, of good colour, overprinted SPECIMEN in black with variety "Break in the "M" of SPECIMEN" (found on Row 7, stamp 5 from either pane), fine and very rare with only 14, possibly 15 examples possible, part og. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 200.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 200

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2409
Symbol:
image 1907 (March 13): 1 s. violet & green, an unused example showing variety "Dented Frame" (Left pane, Row 1, stamp 6), slightest rub on fresh colour, large part og. A rare stamp with just 40 examples with the variety possible Gi = £ 950. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 300.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2410
Symbol:
image 1907 (March 13): 5 s. salmon & green, an unused example showing variety "Dented Frame" (Left pane, Row 1, stamp 6), well centred, fresh colour, one slightly toned perforation at base, fine large part og. An exceptional rarity with just 19 stamps possible with the variety Gi = £ 5'000. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 2,000.00
Sold...CHF 2,800.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 2800

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2411
Symbol:
image 1907 (Aug 30): ½ d. on 1 d. carmine, a single example and two horizontal pairs used on piece, showing variety "Surcharge Misplaced to Right", neatly cancelled by 'George Town / Grand Cayman' cds's (8 Oct, 1907) in black. Unusual and scarce Gi = £ 425. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 160.00
Sold...CHF 260.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2412
Symbol:
image 1907 (Nov): Provisional "½D" on 5 s. salmon & green, handstamped at Georgetown, an unused example, well centred and of good colour, large part og. Scarce with only 1'800 stamps issued. Signed Grobe Gi = £ 300. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 220.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2413
Symbol:
image 1907 (Nov): Provisional "½D" on 5 s. salmon & green, handstamped at Georgetown, an unused block of four, marginal from base of sheet, of fine fresh colour and superb unmountd og. Very rare, with just 1'800 stamps issued Gi = £ 1'200+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 5-6 March 1981, lot 199. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 600.00
Sold...CHF 700.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2414
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1907 (Nov): Provisional "½D" on 5 s. salmon & green, handstamped at Georgetown, two horizontal strips of three and a single example with small corner fault, used on 1907 registered cover to London, second stamp on the cover showing "1" in "½" missing, all tied by "George Town / Grand Cayman" datestamps (Nov 30) in black. Two US transit registration labels applied in Mobile and in New York (on reverse) with transit cds's of Mobile (Dec 9), New York (Dec 11) and London arrival in red. A most appealing and rare cover.rnProvenance: Collection Watkin, RL, London, 1 May 1946; Collection Meredith, RL, London, 12 Oct 1955. lot 168. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 2,500.00
Sold...CHF 3,400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 3400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2415
Symbol:
image 1907 (Nov): Provisional "1D" on 5 s. salmon & green, handstamped at Georgetown, an unused example, well centred and of fresh colour, large part og. Scarce just 2'160 stamps surcharged Gi = £ 275. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 150.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2416
Symbol:
image 1907 (Nov): Provisional "1D" on 5 s. salmon & green, handstamped at Georgetown, an unused example, variety "Surcharge Double", well centred, fresh and fine, large part og. Extremely rare. Cert. RPSL (1950) Gi = £ 22'000.rnProvenance: Bridger & Kay, London, 22-23 Sept 1980, lot 933. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 8,500.00
Sold...CHF 7,500.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 7500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2417
Symbol:
image 1907 (Nov): Provisional "1D" on 5 s. salmon & green, handstamped at Georgetown, a used example tied to 1907 card rate cover to Toronto, Canada tied by "George Town / Grand Cayman" datestamp (Dec 9) in black. Reverse, opened for Exhibit display with two 'Kingston / Jamaica' transit datestamps (Dec 17) alongside two biblical perforated labels. Rare and most unusual. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 2,000.00
Sold...CHF 2,400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 2400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2418
Symbol:
image 1907/09: Postage & Revenue set of ten values unused to 10 s., all overprinted SPECIMEN including the rare 1909 1 s. black on green wmk. Multiple Crown CA, a few minor imperfections with ½ d. with one toned perf. but generally fresh and fine, large part og. Cert RPSL (1978) for Gi 31s Gi = £ 350+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 175.00
Sold...CHF 175.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 175

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2419
Symbol:
image 1908 (March 30): 10 s. green & red on green, wmk. Crown CA, an unused block of four from upper right corner of the sheet with Plate Number '1' above first stamp, fresh colours and very fine, large part og. with two stamps unmounted og. A scarce stamp in a multiple Gi = £ 720+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 700.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2420
Symbol:
image 1908 (Feb 12): Provisional "2½D" on 4 d. brown & blue, a used example, marginal from base of sheet, cancelled lightly by 'George Town' cds in black. A very rare stamp and a fine example of this rarity. Signed A. Diena, F.B. Turpin / London. Cert. A. Diena (1971), S. Sorani (1987) Gi = £ 3'500. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,200.00
Sold...CHF 1,200.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1200

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2421
Symbol:
image Revenue 1908 (May): Revenue "1D" in black on 4 d. black & red on yellow, an unused vertical pair of fresh colour, upper stamp with variety "Surcharge Inverted", lower stamp with normal surcharge, creased across central perforations and lower stamp horizontally creased, protective hinges on part og. Despite imperfections, extremely scarce: it is believed but 20 examples are known with the variety. Cert. BPA (1979) Gi = £ 2'250. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 550.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2422
Symbol:
image 1912/20: Die I, the definitive set of thirteen values, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black, plus the additional 3 d. (lemon back), 1 s. (green back) and 10 s. (green back) - 16 stamps, fresh colours, fine large part og. Gi = £ 670. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 250.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2423
Symbol:
image 1912/20: Definitive set of thirteen values to 10 s., wmk. Multiple Crown CA, together with the 'a' number shades (21 stamps incl. three 10 s. values), all fresh and fine, large part og. A choice reference set Gi = £ 575+. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 240.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 240

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2424
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1912: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the Country name legend and Duty Plate only, ¼ d. value printed in black on glazed white card, dated "1 AUG. 12" at top in blue. Fresh and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection Col. J.R. Danson, RL, London, 2 June 1971, ex 131; Collection Graham Booth & John Byl, Spink, London, 11 April 2012, lot 178. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2425
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1912: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the Country name legend and Duty Plate only, 3 s. value printed in black on glazed white card and dated "17 JAN. 12" at top in blue. Fresh and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection Col. J.R. Danson, RL, London, 2 June 1971, ex 131; Collection Graham Booth & John Byl, Spink, London, 11 April 2012, lot 181. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2426
Symbol:
image 1917 (Sept 4): "WAR STAMP / 1½d", Die Proof of the Surcharge (Type 16) printed in black on smooth wove paper (79 x 126 mm.), small age spot at right otherwise fresh and very fine, ex the De La Rue archives. Rare. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 950.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 950

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2427
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1917 (Sept 4): De La Rue "WAR STAMP / 1½d" surcharge (Type 17) in black on 2½ d. deep blue, an unused block of four, marginal from base of sheet, variety "Watermark Reversed", fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Scarce, unusually this variety does not occur on the normal unoverprinted stamp Gi = £ 680+.rnProvenance: Collection Graham Booth & John Byl, Spink, London, 11 April 2012, lot 217. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 420.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 420

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2428
Symbol:
image 1921/26: De La Rue, the Master Die for the George V head-plate: two pulls from the Plate engraved on cream wove paper (90 x 87 mm.), printed in deep black. Some creasing not detracting from the appearance, and of course, not necessarily for Cayman Islands as this head-plate was used for many British Colonial countries. However, 'Besançon' placed this Die Proof prior to the Cayman 1922 issue and thus we offer the Proof under this heading. A remarkable frontispiece and a most attractive Proof. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 750.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2429
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1921/26: De La Rue 3 d. purple on yellow, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, engraved Imperforate Proof, a block of four with good to large margins all round, lovely fresh colour, without gum. Illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2484. Extremely rare.rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,000.00
Sold...CHF 1,000.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2430
Symbol:
image 1921/22: Recess 3 d. purple on orange-buff, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused corner marginal block of four from lower right of sheet, variety "Watermark Inverted & Reversed", variety can be clearly seen in the margin, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 640+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 380.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 380

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2431
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1921/22: Recess 4 d. red on yellow, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused block of four from upper left corner of the sheet, showing variety "C of "CA" Missing from Watermark in Margin" above first stamp (clearly visible from obverse), fresh and very fine, unmounted og. This is the item mentioned in the Stanley Gibbons footnote under Gi 83. Extremely rare.rnProvenance: Collection Graham Booth & John Byl, Spink, London, 11 April 2012, lot 235.rn rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 750.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2432
Symbol:
image 1921/22: Recess 1 s. black on green, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example of good colour, variety "Watermark Reversed", fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 550. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 240.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 240

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2433
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1921/26: De La Rue ¼ d. yellow-brown on cream, wmk. Multiple Script CA, engraved Imperforate Proof, a block of four with good to large margins all round, lovely fresh colour, without gum. Illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2483. Extremely rare.rnrnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 750.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2434
Symbol:
image 1921/26: ¼ d. yellow-brown, wmk. Multiple Script CA, an unused example, variety "Watermark Inverted and Reversed", fresh colour and large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 325. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 120.00
Sold...CHF 120.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2435
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1921/26: De La Rue 1½ d. orange-brown, wmk. Multiple Script CA, engraved Imperforate Proof, a block of six (3 x 2) with good to large margins all round and marginal at base, lovely fresh colour, without gum and pencil manuscript '20/12/20' on reverse. Illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2483. Extremely rare.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,200.00
Sold...CHF 1,200.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1200

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2436
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1921/26: De La Rue Printer's Sample Proofs (2), perforated in dull carmine on unwatermarked card paper, one imperf. at base overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel Type DS1) in black, the other perforated all round overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel Type DS3) vertically in black. Fresh and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection Richard Maisel, Feb 2007. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 150.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2437
Symbol:
image 1921/26: 3 d. purple on yellow, wmk. Multiple Script CA, an unused block of four, variety "Watermark Inverted and Reversed", fresh rich colour unmounted og. A rare and fine multiple Gi = £ 2'000+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 950.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 950

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2439
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1921/26: De La Rue Plate Proof for the 5 s. value in issued colour of yellow-green on pale yellow, Imperforate on wmk. Multiple Script CA paper, unused without gum. Rare.rnProvenance: Collection Richard Maisel, Feb 2007; Collection Graham Booth & John Byl, Spink, London, 11 April 2012, lot 223.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 400.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2440
Symbol:

image 1932: Centenary Issue ¼ d. brown, wmk. Multiple Script CA, a used example with variety "A of "CA" Missing in Watermark", lightly cancelled by Georgetown cds in black. Rare Gi = £ 1'500. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 1,100.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2443
Symbol:
image 1935 (May 1): Waterlow Pictorial issue, 10 s. black & scarlet, an unused block of twelve (6 x 2), marginal at each side, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Spectacular appearance and a rare large multiple Gi = £ 1'200+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 800.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2444
Symbol:
image 1935 (May 6): Silver Jubilee 6 d. light blue & olive-green, an unused example showing variety "Dot by Flagstaff" (Plate 4, Row 8, stamp 4), large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 350. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 120.00
Sold...CHF 120.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 120
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2445
Symbol:
image 1938/48: ½ d. green, perf. 14, an unused block of twelve (4 x 3), corner marginal from lower right of sheet, eleventh stamp showing variety "A of "CA" Missing from Watermark" between stamp and margin, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. A rare positional multiple Gi = £ 1'700+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 550.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 550


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