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Corinphila Auctions AG Sale: 265

Brit. Colonies
Montserrat
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2668
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1862/76: Proof of the 'Antigua / Montserrat' head plate on large piece of cream wove paper (132 x 102) watermarked 'Postage / London', struck in rose-red. Appears to be a late pull from the plate and thus probably for Montserrat rather than Antigua, scarce and most unusual, a fine frontispiece.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1392. (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: 2669
Symbol:

image Stamps of Antigua Overprinted 1876/83: 1 d. red, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, a used example showing variety "Inverted "S" in MONTSERRAT", lightly cancelled by "A08" obliterator leaving the variety clear. Slightly blunted perf. at base but scarce and a fine example Gi = £ 750. (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: 2670
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Stamps of Antigua Overprinted 1876/83: 1 d. red, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, an unused block of six (2 x 3), fourth stamp showing variety "Inverted "S" in MONTSERRAT", of fresh colour, superb, large part og. with lower four stamps incl. variety, unmounted og. Rare and most attractive multiple Gi = £ 1'175+.rnProvenance: Collection C.G. Alterskye; Collection E. Victor Toeg, RL, London, 6 Sept 1983, lot 421. (Image 1) (Image 2) (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: 2671
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Stamps of Antigua Overprinted 1876/83: 1 d. red, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, an unused horizontal pair, showing misplaced overprint leaving ANTIGUA clear, especially so on the left hand stamp, fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1397. (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: 2672
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Stamps of Antigua Overprinted 1876/83: 1 d. red, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, an unused block of nine, variety "Watermark Inverted and Reversed", of fresh colour, superb large part or unmounted og. Scarce and attractive multiple Gi = £ 450+.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1396. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 180.00
Sold...CHF 420.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2673
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Stamps of Antigua Overprinted 1876/83: 1 d. red, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, a vertical strip of five vertically bisected examples (left halves) used on Matson 1883 cover front to Dominica endorsed 'per. S.S. New York City', all tied by five strikes of the "A08" obliterator. 'Montserrat' cds below (Sept 2) and 'Dominica' arrival alongside (Sept 3). A fresh and fine cover. Cert. RPSL (1926) Gi = £ 1'400+.rnProvenance: Collection Capt. L. Gilbert-Lodge (1926); RL, London, 22 July 1981, lot 1186.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 460.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 460

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2674
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Stamps of Antigua Overprinted 1876/83: 6 d. green, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, an unused block of four, corner marginal from upper left of sheet, of lovely fresh colour, slight aging in margin at top, fresh and fine, stamps unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 300+.rnProvenance: Collection C.G. Alterskye; Collection E. Victor Toeg, RL, London, 6 Sept 1983, lot 429. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 140.00
Sold...CHF 200.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2676
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Stamps of Antigua Overprinted 1876/83: 6 d. green, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, an unused corner marginal block of twelve from upper left corner of the sheet, positions 1-4 / 13-16 / 25-28, showing position 15 variety "(first) Inverted "S" in MONTSERRAT", position 26 showing the Morton-Evans re-entry on "PENCE", of fine fresh colour, one or two slight spots on large part og. or unmounted. A rare and spectacular positional multiple Gi = £ 2'725+.rnProvenance: Collection J. Charlton Henry,Harmer Rooke, New York, 4-7 April 1961, lot 812; Collection E. Victor Toeg, RL, London, 6 Sept 1983, lot 435. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (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: 2678
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Stamps of Antigua Overprinted 1876/83: 6 d. blue-green, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, an unused example in this rich shade from the first printing, showing Plate variety from Position 26: with "I" of ANTIGUA with coloured splash at base and re-entry on "PENCE" and an additional vertical line between the right hand frame-lines (discovered by Dr. J. Morton-Evans), fresh and very fine, large part og. A very rare stamp, believed to have been just one sheet printed, possibly as a Colour Trial (see Robson Lowe Encyclopaedia page 85) and abandoned due to the 'Montserrat' not being clearly seen on the blue-green background: if this theory is correct then obviously this variety is unique. Cert. RPSL (1963) Gi = £ 1'300.rnProvenance: Collection J. Charlton Henry,Harmer Rooke, New York, 4-7 April 1961, lot 814.rnrnrnrnProvenance: Collection E. Victor Toeg, RL, London, 6 Sept 1983. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (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: 2679
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Stamps of Antigua Overprinted 1876/83: 6 d. blue-green, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, an unused example in this rich shade from the first printing, showing variety "Inverted "S" in MONTSERRAT", fresh and very fine, part og. A very rare stamp, believed to have been just one sheet printed, possibly as a Colour Trial (see Robson Lowe Encyclopaedia page 85) and abandoned due to the 'Montserrat' not being clearly seen on the blue-green background: if this theory is correct there should be but two examples of this error on this shade. Signed Herbert Bloch. Cert. RPSL (1963) Gi = £ 13'000.rnProvenance: Collection Thompson, Harmers, London, 21 March 1977. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image)

Opening CHF 5,000.00
Sold...CHF 6,000.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 6000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2680
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1880 (Jan): De La Rue 2½ d. red-brown, Imperforate on watermarked Crown CC paper, overprinted SPECIMEN in black (Samuel Type D11), fresh and fine, large part og. Rare.rnProvenance: Collection E. Victor Toeg, RL, London, 6 Sept 1983, lot 445; Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, ex lot 1408. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 550.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2681
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1880 (Jan): 2½ d. blue, wmk. Crown CC, an unused block of four of good colour, fresh and fine, one tiny age spot on large part og. A very rare stamp in a multiple, only 1'860 stamps printed Gi = £ 600+.rnProvenance: Collection C.G. Alterskye. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 460.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 460

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2682
Symbol:
image 1883 (March): 1 d. red, wmk. Crown CA, perf. 12, an unused horizontal pair of fine colour, left hand stamp showing variety "Inverted "S" in MONTSERRAT", fresh and very fine, large part og. Superb and very rare in multiple, Sir Adrian Hopkins and E.V. Toeg believed there were less than half a dozen unused examples known on this issue Gi = £ 2'000+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 850.00
Sold...CHF 850.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2683
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1884/85: Colour Trial of the 1 d. value, printed in sepia-brown on watermarked Crown CA paper, fresh and very fine, large part og. A similar example is illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton on page 4661, where this shade was proposed for the new 6 d. value. Rare and most attractive. Cert. RPSL (1972). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 1,600.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2684
Symbol:

image 1884/85: 1 d. red, wmk. Crown CA, perf. 14, a used example with variety "Inverted "S" in MONTSERRAT", lightly canclled by part "A08" obliterator leaving the variety clear. A rare stamp. Cert. BPA (1981) Gi = £ 1'000. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (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: 2685
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1884/85: 1 d. rose-red, wmk. Crown CA, perf. 14, an unused block of six (2 x 3), third stamp with variety "Inverted "S" in MONTSERRAT", of fresh rich colour, large part og. with central pair, including the variety, unmounted og. A superb and rare multiple Gi = £ 1'140+.rnProvenance: Collection E. Victor Toeg, RL, London, 6 Sept 1983, lot 468. (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: 2687
Symbol:
image 1884/85: 2½ d. ultramarine, wmk. Crown CA, perf. 14, a used block of four, variety "Watermark Inverted", cancelled by two fine strikes of the "A08" obliterator. Superb appearance and very scarce Gi = £ 640+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 220.00
Sold...CHF 750.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2688
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1903: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 'Device of the Colony' issue, the completed design without the Duty Plate, printed in black with uncleared surrounds on glazed white card, endorsed AFTER / HARDENING in black and dated '19 FEB. 03' in blue, initialled "GWE" at base by the engraver, George William Eve (1855-1914). Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1426. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 480.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 480

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2689
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1903: De La Rue Colour Trial for the ½ d. value (5), Imperforate on watermarked Crown CA paper, printed in issued colour of grey-green & green, grey-black & red (as used for the 1 d.), grey & brown (as used for the 2 d.), dull purple and bright olive (similar to the 6 d.) and grey-black & violet (similar to the 1 s. duty); imperfections but largely fine with large part or part og. A scarce and colourful group.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1447. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 650.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2690
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1903: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 'Device of the Colony' issue, the completed design without the Duty Plate, printed in black with uncleared surrounds on glazed white card, endorsed BEFORE / HARDENING in black and dated '19 JAN. 03' in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1425. (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: 2691
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1903: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 'Device of the Colony' issue, Frame only with 1 d. Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed BEFORE / HARDENING in black and dated '31 MAR. 03' in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1429. (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: 2692
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1903: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 'Device of the Colony' issue, Frame only with 2 d. Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed AFTER / HARDENING in black and dated '2 APR. 03' in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1432. (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: 2693
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1903: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 'Device of the Colony' issue, Frame only with 2 d. Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed BEFORE / HARDENING in black and dated '31 MAR. 03' in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1433. (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: 2695
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1903: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 'Device of the Colony' issue, Frame only with 1 s. Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed BEFORE / HARDENING in black and dated '9 APR. 03' in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1439. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 260.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2696
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1903: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 'Device of the Colony' issue, Frame only with 2 s. Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed BEFORE / HARDENING in black and dated '9 APR. 03' in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1441. (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: 2697
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1903: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 'Device of the Colony' issue, Frame only with 2 s. 6 d. Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed AFTER / HARDENING in black and dated '15 APR. 03' in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1444. (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: 2698
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1916: De La Rue Master Die Proof in black without Duty Plate, uncleared surrounds, with shading behind "Postage & Revenue", printed in black on glazed white card. Dated '1916' in pencil at upper right, some overall soiling but an extremely rare and early pull from the Plate.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1455.rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 700.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2700
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1922 (July): De La Rue stamp size Die Proofs (6) of the nine produced, all printed in black on glazed thick card for the ¼ d., 1½ d., 4 d., 5 d., 3 s and 4 s. values, prepared to test the registration of the two plates. Extremely fine and very rare, believed only two of each value were prepared thus, ex the De La Rue archives.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1465.rnrnrnrn (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 1,200.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1200
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2702
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1932: Tercentenary, De La Rue Master Die Proof without Duty Plates, engraved in black on sunken medium wove, unwatermarked, toned paper (77 x 55 mm.). Fine and extremely rare.rnProvenance: Collection C. Barwick, Harmers, London, 16 Dec 1997, lot 1467.rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 600.00


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


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