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Corinphila Auctions AG Sale: 265

Brit. Colonies
Leeward Islands
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2632
Symbol:
image 1890 (March 24): De La Rue Essay for the first issue, Keyplate perforated ½ d. dull lilac with country legend LEEWARD ISLANDS and Duty Plate HALFPENNY hand-painted in green, ex the DLR record book Appendix sheet, illustrated in "The De La Rue Colllection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 4528. Delightful and unique.rnProvenance: SG, London, 5-6 March 1981, lot 413. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 1,600.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2633
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1890 (March 5): De La Rue Essay for proposed 1 d. design, using the Key Plate dull lilac printed background with LEEWARD ISLANDS and ONE / PENNY hand-painted in carmine & Chinese white, applied to card from the De La Rue records. Superb artistry, illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 4526. Beautiful and unique.rnProvenance: Collection J.A.C. Farmer, Grosvenor, London, 7-8 March 2012, lot 689. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 2,400.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2634
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1890 (March 5): De La Rue Essay for proposed 7 d. design, using the Key Plate dull lilac printed background with LEEWARD ISLANDS and SEVEN / PENCE hand-painted in black & Chinese white, applied to card from the De La Rue records. Superb artistry, illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 4526. Beautiful and unique.rnProvenance: Collection J.A.C. Farmer, Grosvenor, London, 7-8 March 2012, lot 687. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 2,800.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2635
Symbol:
image 1890 (Oct 31): The first issue set of eight values, from ½ d. to 5 s. unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black (Samuel Type D12), fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 275. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 120.00
Sold...CHF 220.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2636
Symbol:
image 1890 (Oct 31): 1 d. dull mauve & rose, an unused example showing the spectacular 2 mm. shift of both LEEWARD ISLANDS and the 1 d. Duty Plate upwards and to the right, fresh and very fine, large part og. When one considers how many sheets of stamps that De La Rue printed, it is extraordinary how few major varieties such as this ever occurred. A fine and rare stamp: since 1911 just 28 examples have been recorded of this variety.rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 750.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2637
Symbol:
image Sexagenary 1897 (July 22): Diamond Jubilee ½ d. dull mauve & green, a used block of four on 1906 cover from Government House to St. John's, Barbados tied by 'St. John's / Antigua' cds's in black. Reverse with Barbados arrival cds (Nov 6). A late usage but very scarce. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 120.00
Sold...CHF 200.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2638
Symbol:
image Sexagenary 1897 (July 22): Diamond Jubilee ½ d. dull mauve & green, 1 d. dull mauve & rose, 1 s. green & carmine and 5 s. green & blue, handstamped overprint in black, all used on large piece (cover with address excised), cancelled to order by three strikes of the "A09" obliterator Nevis with 'Nevis' cds below (Dec 8, 1897) in black. Cert. BPA Gi = £ 1'100+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 300.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2639
Symbol:
image Sexagenary 1897 (July 22): Diamond Jubilee ½ d. dull mauve & green, 2½ d. dull mauve & ultramarine, 4 d. dull mauve & orange, all used on 1897 registered cover to Hannover, Germany tied by 'St. Kitts / A12' duplexes in black (July 26). The ½ d. overlapped by New York transit registration label with datestamp on reverse (Aug 2) and Hannover arrival adjacent (Aug 12). Scare and attractive cover. Cert. RPSL (1978)- (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 400.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2640
Symbol:
image Sexagenary 1897 (July 22): Diamond Jubilee 1 d. dull mauve & rose, handstamped overprint in black, an unused horizontal pair, right hand stamp variety "Handstamped Overprint Double", fresh colour and fine, typically slightly browned unmounted og. Rare. Cert. BPA (1978) Gi = £ 1'000. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 350.00
Sold...CHF 420.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2641
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Sexagenary 1897 (July 22): Diamond Jubilee 4 d. dull mauve & orange, an unused horizontal pair, right hand stamp showing variety "Handstamped Overprint Double", fine appearance, superb large part og. A very rare pair. Cert. RPSL (1984) Gi = £ 1'350+.rnProvenance: Collection J.A.C. Farmer, Grosvenor, London, 7-8 March 2012, lot 709.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 750.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2642
Symbol:
image Sexagenary 1897 (July 22): Diamond Jubilee 4 d. dull mauve & orange, handstamped overprint in black, a used strip of six on 1897 cover cancelled light strikes of "St. Kitts / A09" duplexes in black (July 22). An attractive usage Gi = £ 480 off cover. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 320.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 320

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2643
Symbol:
image Sexagenary 1897 (July 22): Diamond Jubilee 7 d. dull mauve & slate, handstamped overprint in black, a used example on registered 1897 OHMS cover to the Colonial Secretary in Antigua tied by 'Antigua' cds (July 28). Addressee not found and endorsed "Dead" in manuscript, the cover re-addressed back to St. John's. A very rare stamp on letter. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 350.00
Sold...CHF 420.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2644
Symbol:
image Sexagenary 1897 (July 22): Diamond Jubilee 1 s. green & carmine, handstamped overprint in black, an unused block of four, marginal from left of sheet, typical slightly browned large part og. A scarce and most attractive multiple Gi = £ 520+. (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: 2645
Symbol:
image Sexagenary 1897 (July 22): Diamond Jubilee 5 s. green & blue, a used example tied to small piece by TORTOLA circular datestamp (June 2, 1897) in black. Exceptional and rare usage of this stamp Gi = £ 800. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 950.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2646
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1902 (Aug 11): "One / Penny" on 4 d. dull mauve & orange, an unused example of good true colour, variety "Surcharge Double", fresh and fine, large part og. A very rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1943) Gi = £ 6'000.rnProvenance: Tommy Allen; Collection J.A.C. Farmer, Grosvenor, London, 9 Dec 2009, lot 1059. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 2,000.00
Sold...CHF 3,800.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 3800

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2647
Symbol:
image 1902 (Aug 11): Locally surcharged 1 d. on 4 d. dull mauve & orange, 1 d. on 6 d. dull mauve & brown and 1 d. on 7 d. dull mauve & slate all neatly tied to 1902 cover to Roseau, Dominica by three strikes of the "A13" obliterator with 'Virgin Islands' cds adjacent (Aug 30) and 'Dominica' arrival below (Aug 31). Fresh and very fine. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 120.00
Sold...CHF 140.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2648
Symbol:
image 1902 (Sept-Oct): Edward VII definitive set of nine, wmk. Crown CA, an unused complete set with large part og., and the complete set overprinted SPECIMEN in black, large part og. Both sets fresh and fine Gi = £ 310. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 140.00
Sold...CHF 140.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2649
Symbol:
image 1907/11: Colour Changes: Definitive set of ten values from ¼ d. to 5 s., wmk. Multiple Crown CA, the complete unused set in blocks of four with additional shades of 1 d., 2 d., 3 d., 1 s. values, one 3 d. block slightly rubbed otherwise all fresh and fine, large part og. or unmounted og. Gi = £ 520+. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 180.00
Sold...CHF 650.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2650
Symbol:
image 1912/22: 3 d. purple on orange-buff, Die I, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused horizontal pair of fine colour, variety "Watermark Inverted", fresh and fine, unmounted og. Very scarce Gi = £ 950+.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 21 Nov 2007, lot 4299. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 440.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 440

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2651
Symbol:
image 1912/22: 5 s. green & red on orange-buff, Die II, an unused block of twelve (6 x 2) from lower right of sheet with Plate Number '8' in margin, typically streaky browned gum with diagonal lines across but a most attractive large multiple showing both the thin and thick "L" varieties in LEEWARD, large part dried og. Gi = £ 1'440+. (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: 2652
Symbol:
image 1921/32: Die II, the definitive set of twenty-three values unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black or red (4 d., 1 s. and 2 s. 6 d.) or perforated by hooded SPECIMEN (1 d. bright scarlet, 1½ d. red-brown, 10 s. and £ 1), fresh and very fine, large part og. A rare set Gi = £ 700. (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: 2653
Symbol:
image 1921/32: De La Rue Master Die Proof for 3 s. value, with Country legend and Duty Plate only, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed BEFORE / STRIKING in black and dated '28/2/22' in pencil. Scarce and fine.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 21 Nov 2007, lot 4292. (Image 1) (Image 2) (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: 2654
Symbol:
image 1921/32: 10 s. green & red on green, wmk. Multiple Script CA, an unused example (Row 3, stamp 12), an unused example of good colour showing variety "Nick in Top Right Scroll", fine large part og. Gi = £ 300.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 120.00
Sold...CHF 160.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2655
Symbol:
image 1921/32: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the £ 1 value, Frame Only with Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed in ink manuscript '7.9.28' at upper right. Fresh, fine and rare.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 750.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2656
Symbol:
image 1921/32: £ 1 purple & black on red, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example (Row 5, stamp 12) from the lower right hand corner of the sheet showing Plate Number '1' in margin, the stamp with variety "Small Break in Right Scroll", of marvellous fresh colour and superb large part og. A most attractive stamp Gi = £ 225+.rnProvenance: Renato Mondolfo. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 175.00
Sold...CHF 180.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2657
Symbol:
image 1931/32: Reversion to Die I, 1 s. black on emerald, wmk. Multiple Script CA, an unused example (Right pane, Row 9, stamp 6), showing variety "DI of LEEWARD ISLANDS Shaved at Foot", fresh and very fine, large part og. with normal for comparison. Scarce Gi = £ 655. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 220.00
Sold...CHF 320.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 320

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2658
Symbol:
image 1938/51: Definitive set of nineteen values unused with most additional shades and papers (35 stamps), including a fine 10 s. and all four £ 1 values (Gi 114, 114a, 114b, 114c) and 1 d. red with "DI" flaw, all generally fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. A fine reference Gi = £ 1'000+. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 260.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2659
Symbol:
image 1938/51: 6 d. deep dull purple & bright purple on ordinary paper, an unused example showing variety "Broken second "E" in LEEWARD" (Right pane, Row 4, stamp 1), fresh colour and fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 550. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 180.00
Sold...CHF 200.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2660
Symbol:
image 1938/51: 6 d. purple & deep magenta on chalky paper, an unused block of four of good colour, lower left stamp with variety "Broken second "E" in LEEWARD" (Right pane, Row 4, stamp 1), slight chalk dusting otherwise fresh and fine, large part og. with three stamps, including the variety, unmounted og. Gi = £ 800+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 220.00
Sold...CHF 220.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2661
Symbol:
image 1938/51: 5 s. green & red on yellow ordinary paper, an unused example showing variety "Broken second "E" in LEEWARD" (Left pane, Row 4, stamp 3), fresh colour, large part og. Gi = £ 1'200. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 360.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 360

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2662
Symbol:
image 1938/51: 10 s. pale green & dull red on green ordinary paper, 2nd Printing of 1942, a used example on small piece tied by "St. John's / Antigua" cds (June 26, 1944), being the earliest date of use recorded by Stanley Gibbons. Rare thus Gi = £ 375. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 260.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2663
Symbol:
image 1938/51: 10 s. deep green & deep vermilion on green ordinary paper, a used block of four, marginal from base of sheet with Requisition Number '445' inverted in margin (rather than being above the top right stamp in sheet, position 12), cancelled by two part strikes of "St. John's / Antigua" datestamps. An unusual and attractive multiple Gi = £ 480+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 160.00
Sold...CHF 320.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 320

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2664
Symbol:
image 1938/51: 10 s. deep green & deep vermilion on green ordinary paper, an unused example, 1944 4th printing, showing variety "Missing Pearl" at base (Row 5, stamp 1), fresh and very fine, large part og. A fine example of a scarce stamp Gi = £ 1'600. (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: 2666
Symbol:
image 1938/51: £ 1 purple & black on carmine, perf. 14, an unused block of four, marginal from top of sheet, with Requisition Number 099 in margin, positions 11-12/23-24, of lovely rich colour, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Scarce and attractive Gi = £ 360+. (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: 2667
Symbol:
image 1938/51: £ 1 violet & black on scarlet, perf. 13, an unused example, marginal from left of sheet with variety "Watermark Inverted", showing "Broken Leaf" flaw at base (position 13), fresh and very fine unmounted og. Extremely rare with just one sheet of 60 printed with the watermark error Gi = £ 6'500. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

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


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 2000


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