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Corinphila Auctions AG Sale: 265

Brit. Colonies
Trinidad u. Tobago
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2903
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1847 (April 16): Lady McLeod (5 c.) blue, a used example with large even margins all round on 19 May 1847 entire letter from San Fernando to Messrs. Taylor, Graham & Angus in Port of Spain cancelled by manuscript pen cross in black ink. Closed tear at top of face panel but an exceptional stamp in a rich shade. Cover #C8 census, illustrated in "Trinidad, A Philatelic History" on page 267. A rare and splendid entire. Signed Calves. Cert. RPSL (2004).rnProvenance: Collection Royle, Plumridge, London, 12-27 May 1921, lot 1515; Collection Lars Amundsen, SG, London, 8 Dec 1967, lot 501; Collection Wyer, Kelleher, Boston, 14 Nov 1977, lot 1123; Collection David Melat, DF, New York, 19-23 Nov 1985, lot 33490; Purchased privately 26 Feb 2005.rnNote: This is the first stamp issued to prepay postage in the British Commonwealth and, except for the printing process (evidently by lithography from an original engraving) is in exactly the same size and format as the 1840 1 d. black.rnNote: It is possible that 500, maybe 1'000 examples were printed. At the present time students of the issue have recorded 90 stamps in varying condition either on or off cover. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image)

Opening CHF 10,000.00
Sold...CHF 16,000.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 16000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2904
Symbol:
image 1848/49: Perkins Bacon, the original Master Die Proof, first pull after TRINIDAD added at base, engraved in black on thick octagonal card (35 x 38 mm.). Slight soiling to the card of no significance as this was a working Proof. Extremely rare.rnProvenance: H.F. Johnson; Robson Lowe.. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 3,500.00
Sold...CHF 3,200.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 3200

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2905
Symbol:
image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) purple-brown on blued paper, an unused block of twenty-four (6 x 4) from the upper right corner of the sheet, good to large margins all round and of fine colour, large part or unmounted og. A delightful multiple Gi = £ 500+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 850.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2906
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) blue on blued paper, unused examples (21) with large margined single, two horizontal pairs (one sheet marginal), two blocks of four (one sheet marginal) and a block of eight (4 x 2), all fresh and very fine, large part og. A delightful group showing the major shade differences from pale to a very deep blue Gi = £ 480+.rn (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 180.00
Sold...CHF 240.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2907
Symbol:
image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) deep dark blue on blued paper in a resonant shade, an unused block of four with good margins all round, slight adherence on part og. A very scarce stamp in a multiple Gi = £ 600+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 320.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2908
Symbol:
image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) grey on blued paper, a used example with large margins all round on 1853 entire letter to Paris, tied by both "1" numeral obliterator of Port of Spain and by 'Calais' entry marking in red (April 23) with framed "COLONIES & c. ART 13" in red adjacent. Reverse with circular despatch (1 / March 25) in black, London cds and Paris arrival where charged '15' dêcimes due. The entire refolded but most attractive and rare.rnProvenance: Köhler sale 237, Wiesbaden, 9 Oct 1992, lot 5234. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 650.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2909
Symbol:

image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) brownish-grey on blued paper, a superb used example with large to huge margins at top and base, superbly cancelled by "17" numeral of Couva in black. A gem.rnProvenance: T. Charlton Henry, 1961; Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 60. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 200.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2910
Symbol:

image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) grey on blued paper, a used horizontal strip of three in a deep shade, large even margins all round, lightly cancelled in black. A charming and scarce multiple Gi = £ 240+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 460.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2912
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) brownish red on blued paper, choice used examples (9) on album page ex Sir John Marriott RDP, mostly large margins and some crisp cancellation of "1" and "2" numeral handstamps in black. An attractive group Gi = £ 630.rnProvenance: Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 61. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 160.00
Sold...CHF 340.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 340

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2913
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1851/55: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) brownish red on blued paper, choice used examples (11), probably from the 6th and 7th consignments, on album page ex Sir John Marriott RDP, mostly large margins and some crisp cancellation of "1" and "2" numeral handstamps in black. An attractive group Gi = £ 770.rnProvenance: Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 63. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 300.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2915
Symbol:
image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1854/57: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) dark grey on white paper, a used example with clear to good margins used on prepaid 1855 cover to Edinburgh tied by "1" numeral in black with fine "♚ / PAID / AT / TRINIDAD" in red adjacent and '5 d.' in red manuscript. London transit cds (4 Jan 1856) on front. Reverse with 'Trinidad' double arc (Dec 10) and single ring of same day in black and Edinburgh arrival in red. A charming and scarce cover. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 800.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2916
Symbol:
image Recess by Perkins Bacon 1854/57: Perkins Bacon (1 d.) rose-red on white paper, a used example with just touched to large margins all round, used on cover to Marseille, France, lightly tied in black with fair "♚ / PAID / AT / TRINIDAD" in red at left and manuscript '1/2' prepaid. London transit (Dec 18) and reverse with poor 'Trinidad' double arc cds and single ring cds (1 / Nov 25) in black and small Marseille arrival (Dec 20). Side flaps missing but a scarce usage of this rare stamp on letter. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 320.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2917
Symbol:
image Lithographed in the Colony: First Issue 1852 (Sept): Lithographed (1 d.) blue on yellowish, a used example in a lovely rich shade from the 1st consignment with good to large margins all round and showing the horizontal guide line with stamp from the lowest row of the sheet, used on 1852 cover to London tied by fine strike of "1" numeral obliterator of Port of Spain. Manuscript '1/-' due at left and reverse with 'Trinidad' double arc datestamp and London arrival (Dec 10). A fine and rare cover.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, May 1994. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 2,500.00
Sold...CHF 2,500.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 2500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2919
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Lithographed in the Colony: First Issue 1853 (Feb): Lithographed (1 d.) blue on bluish cartridge paper, a used example in a lovely clear shade, margins good to large all round, lightly cancelled in black. Ironed corner crease at upper left not detracting from the fine appearance of this rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1945) Gi = £ 1'900.rnProvenance: Collection Hodsell Hurlock. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 480.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2920
Symbol:

image Lithographed in the Colony: Second Issue 1855 (March): Lithographed (1 d.) blue on thin white paper, a used example in a greyish-blue shade, large even margins all round, well cancelled by "21" numeral of CEDROS in black. An attractive example of a rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1958) Gi = £ 1'000.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 350.00
Sold...CHF 550.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2921
Symbol:

image Lithographed in the Colony: Second Issue 1855 (March): Lithographed (1 d.) blue on thin white paper, a used example in a greyish-blue shade, large even margins all round, well cancelled by "2" numeral of San Fernando in black. A fine example of a rare stamp. Cert. BPA (1964) Gi = £ 1'000.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (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: 2922
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Lithographed in the Colony: Second Issue 1855 (March): Lithographed (1 d.) blue on thin white paper, a used example in a blotchy greenish shade, used on March 1855 cover front and part back to Port of Spain, tied by bold strike of "2" numeral of San Fernando in black, reverse showing single ring datestamp (March 31) in black. File folds away from adhesive, closed spike hole in front panel but rare and attractive.rnProvenance: Collection J. Charlton Henry, Harmer Rooke, New York, 7-10 April 1961, lot 1514; Collection Lars Amundsen, SG, London, 6-8 Dec 1967, lot 518; Collection Hiroyuki Kanai. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 850.00
Sold...CHF 900.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 900

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2923
Symbol:
image Lithographed in the Colony: Second Issue 1855 (March): Lithographed (1 d.) pale greenish-blue on thinner paper, a used example with diagonal pre-printing paper fold with fine margins on three sides and irregular at base, tied to 8 June 1855 entire letter from Port of Spain to San Fernando tied by numeral "1" obliterator in black. Faint single ring despatch cds on reverse. Sensibly strengthened file fold away from the unusual adhesive, a very scarce entire. (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: 2924
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Lithographed in the Colony: Third Issue 1856 (Aug): Lithographed (1 d.) bright blue on white paper, a used example in a rich shade, large even margins all round, lightly cancelled in black. A delightful example of this rare stamp. Cert. BPA (1973) Gi = £ 1'000.rnProvenance: Collection Charlton Henry (1961); Collection Lars Amundsen, SG, London, 6-8 Dec 1967, lot 518; Collection Claude Cartier, SG, London, 4 Oct 1973, ex lot 126. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 600.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2925
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Lithographed in the Colony: Fourth Issue 1858 (Oct): Lithographed (1 d.) slate blue, a used example of rich colour with good to large margins all round, position 53 on the plate of 54 subjects, lightly cancelled by numeral "2" of San Fernando in black. Fine and very scarce thus Gi = £ 650.rnProvenance: Collection Hiroyuki Kanai RDP. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 380.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2926
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Lithographed in the Colony: Fifth Issue 1860 (March): Lithographed (1 d.) bluish grey on thin white paper, a used example with large margins all round, position 53, cancelled by numeral "2" obliterator of San Fernando in black. Rare so fine, especially in this shade. Cert. BPA (1986) Gi = £ 400.rnProvenance: Collection Hiroyuki Kanai, RDP. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (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: 2928
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1861: Cancelled Stamps for Rowland Hill's nephew Ormond HillrnOn 18 April 1861 Ormond Hill, the nephew of Rowland Hill, wrote to Joshua Butters Bacon the head of Perkins Bacon and Co.:rn"My dear Sir, Two or three of my friends who are collectors of Postage Stamps have asked me to procure for them specimens of new or uncommon stamps whenever I have it in my power. It occurs to me that perhaps you may be able to give me a few ...”rnHe added on 24 April:rn"... I should be glad to have six stamps of each kind ...”rnOn 15 August J. Upham (for J.B. Bacon) sent the stamps to Pearson Hill with the following letter:rn"Dear Sir, I beg now to send you as promised ... an envelope addressed to Ormond Hill Esq. containing 6 obliterated impressions of each of the stamps named in the list and request you will take two of each for Rowland Hill Esq. and yourself and then seal the package and forward it together with a letter which you will also find addressed to him, to Mr. Ormond Hill.”rnIt turned out that the supply of the Crown Agents‘ property was given without authority.rnOrmond Hill was not asked to return the "specimens", and in fact, all were treated as private property. Nevertheless, the case destroyed Perkins Bacon as future printers for the Crown Agents.rnFrom Peter Jaffe in "Cancelled by Perkins Bacon", published for Spink & Son Ltd by James Bendon Ltd. (1998).rnrnRecess by Perkins Bacon 1859: 4 d. lilac, with three large margins all round and close but just clear at base, of rich colour, struck with CANCELLED obliterator in black. An exceptional example, five of the six examples are recorded, this stamp being position 6 in the Peter Jaffê census (unfortunately erroneous as this is evidently not residing in the Queen's collection!); one of which (position 4) is in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Rare and wonderful Gi = £ 9'000.rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 4,000.00
Sold...CHF 4,000.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 4000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2929
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1861: Cancelled Stamps for Rowland Hill's nephew Ormond HillrnOn 18 April 1861 Ormond Hill, the nephew of Rowland Hill, wrote to Joshua Butters Bacon the head of Perkins Bacon and Co.:rn"My dear Sir, Two or three of my friends who are collectors of Postage Stamps have asked me to procure for them specimens of new or uncommon stamps whenever I have it in my power. It occurs to me that perhaps you may be able to give me a few ...”rnHe added on 24 April:rn"... I should be glad to have six stamps of each kind ...”rnOn 15 August J. Upham (for J.B. Bacon) sent the stamps to Pearson Hill with the following letter:rn"Dear Sir, I beg now to send you as promised ... an envelope addressed to Ormond Hill Esq. containing 6 obliterated impressions of each of the stamps named in the list and request you will take two of each for Rowland Hill Esq. and yourself and then seal the package and forward it together with a letter which you will also find addressed to him, to Mr. Ormond Hill.”rnIt turned out that the supply of the Crown Agents‘ property was given without authority.rnOrmond Hill was not asked to return the "specimens", and in fact, all were treated as private property. Nevertheless, the case destroyed Perkins Bacon as future printers for the Crown Agents.rnFrom Peter Jaffe in "Cancelled by Perkins Bacon", published for Spink & Son Ltd by James Bendon Ltd. (1998).rnrnRecess by Perkins Bacon 1859: 6 d. deep green, large margins all round and of spectacularly rich colour, struck with CANCELLED obliterator in black. An exceptional example, all six examples are recorded, this stamp is position 3 in the Peter Jaffê census one of which (position 1) is in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Rare and wonderful Gi = £ 9'000.rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 4,000.00
Sold...CHF 5,000.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 5000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2930
Symbol:
image 1859 (May 9): 6 d. deep green, imperforate, a used example with just clear margin at base and large margins on the remaining three sides, lifted for checking and hinged back into place, used on 1859 prepaid cover from Port of Spain to France tied in black, with fine strike of "♚ / PAID / AT / TRINIDAD" in red and corresponding '2/1d.' rate in manuscript at left. Reverse with 'Trinidad' double arc cds and single ring despatch (1 / Aug 16) in black. London transit cds (Sept 15) where treated as fully paid with circular PD above and Elbeuf arrival on reverse. A rare stamp on letter and a charming entire. Cert. BPA (1964). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 850.00
Sold...CHF 1,500.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2931
Symbol:
image 1859 (May 9): 1 s. indigo, imperforate, an unused horizontal strip of five, of rich fresh colour, large margins all round, tiny scissor cut in margin between fourth and fifth stamps, large part og. Gi = £ 500+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 175.00
Sold...CHF 260.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2932
Symbol:

image 1859 (Sept): 6 d. yellow-green, pin perf. 12½, a used example with perfect centering, good perforations for this stamp and of fine colour, lightly cancelled in black Gi = £ 200. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 100.00
Sold...CHF 140.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2933
Symbol:
image 1859 (Sept): 1 d. rose-red, pin perf. 13½-14, a used example on 1860 entire letter to Port of Spain tied by scarce "3" numeral obliterator of ST.JOSEPH'S, with transit of "7" numeral of ARIMA at right. Backstamped with single ring despatch cds (3 / March 5) and at AROUCA (6 / March 5) and arrival all in black. Fresh and very fine for an internal entire. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 650.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2934
Symbol:
image 1859 (Sept): 4 d. brownish purple, pin perf. 13½-14, an unused block of eight (4 x 2), well centred and of deep colour, of superb freshness and large part or unmounted og. A very rare and fine multiple Gi = £ 1'800+. (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: 2935
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1859 (Sept): 6 d. bright yellow-green, pin perf. 13½-14, an unused block of four of lovely colour and centering, lower pair with horizontal crease not affecting the fresh appearance, large part og. Rare and most attractive Gi = £ 640+.rnProvenance: Collection Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 211. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (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: 2936
Symbol:
image 1860 (Aug): 1 d. rose-red, clean cut perf. 14-16½, an unused horizontal pair of perfect centering and colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 380+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 160.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2938
Symbol:
image 1860 (Aug): 6 d. bright yellow-green, clean cut perf. 14-16½, a used example tied to 1861 entire letter from San Fernando to London by "2" numeral obliterator in black, with "♚ / PAID / AT / TRINIDAD" in red at left and manuscript '5' in red crayon. Reverse with small double arc 'Trinidad' cds and single ring despatch (2 / Sept 23) in black. 'London / Paid' arrival on front (Oct 14) in red. File fold alongside top perfs. of adhesive but a scarce entire. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 1,100.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2939
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1861. Cancelled Stamps for Rowland Hill's nephew Ormond HillrnOn 18 April 1861 Ormond Hill, the nephew of Rowland Hill, wrote to Joshua Butters Bacon the head of Perkins Bacon and Co.:rn"My dear Sir, Two or three of my friends who are collectors of Postage Stamps have asked me to procure for them specimens of new or uncommon stamps whenever I have it in my power. It occurs to me that perhaps you may be able to give me a few ...”rnHe added on 24 April:rn"... I should be glad to have six stamps of each kind ...”rnOn 15 August J. Upham (for J.B. Bacon) sent the stamps to Pearson Hill with the following letter:rn"Dear Sir, I beg now to send you as promised ... an envelope addressed to Ormond Hill Esq. containing 6 obliterated impressions of each of the stamps named in the list and request you will take two of each for Rowland Hill Esq. and yourself and then seal the package and forward it together with a letter which you will also find addressed to him, to Mr. Ormond Hill.”rnIt turned out that the supply of the Crown Agents‘ property was given without authority.rnOrmond Hill was not asked to return the "specimens", and in fact, all were treated as private property. Nevertheless, the case destroyed Perkins Bacon as future printers for the Crown Agents.rnFrom Peter Jaffe in "Cancelled by Perkins Bacon", published for Spink & Son Ltd by James Bendon Ltd. (1998).rnrnRecess by Perkins Bacon 1861: (1 d.) rose-red, clean-cut perf. 14-16½, with two part strikes of the CANCELLED obliterator in black. Position 5 in the block of six in the Jaffê handbook of which only five examples from the original six have come to light and one example remains in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Superb and extremely rare Gi = £ 9'000.rnProvenance: Collection Hodsell Hurlock, Harmers, London, 16-24 June 1958, ex lot 1037; Collection Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 272. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 3,500.00
Sold...CHF 3,200.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 3200

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2940
Symbol:
image 1861 (June): 4 d. brownish lilac, rough perf. 14-16½ and 1863 1 d. lake perf. 12½, used on cover from St. Thomas datelined 31 July 1865 and mailed to Carupano, Venezuela tied by numeral "1" obliterators in black. Reverse with single ring despatch in black. Scarce and attractive cover. Cert. RPSL (1960). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 600.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2941
Symbol:
image 1861 (June): 4 d. lilac, rough perf. 14-16½, an unused example in a deep vibrant shade, beautifully centred with full perfs., large part og. A superb stamp Gi = £ 850.rnProvenance: Spink, London, 12 April 2007, lot 1908. (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: 2942
Symbol:
image 1862: Colour Trials produced by De La Rue after Perkins Bacon lost the Contract due to the Ormond Hill scandal, imperforate examples (3) in reddish-vermilion, washed grey on mauve and in deep purple, on unwatermarked ungummed white wove medium paper. A very scarce trio. (Image 1) (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: 2943
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1862/63: (1 d.) crimson-lake on thicker paper, Compound perf. 11½ x12x12x11, a used example of splendid centering and colour, lightly cancelled in black. A superb example of an extremely rare stamp. Cert. BPA (2001) Gi = £ 500.rnProveneace: Collection Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 292. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (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: 2945
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1863/80: (1 d.) rose, wmk. Crown CC, an imperforate example close to good margins, watermark marginal line only, handstamped SPECIMEN in blue (Samuel Type D5). Rare.rnProvenance: Collection Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 320; Collection 'Scarborough', Spink, London, 14 Nov 2008, lot 2060; Grosvenor, London, 19-20 May 2010, lot 3036.rnrn (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: 2946
Symbol:
image 1863/80: (1 d.) lake, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 12½, an unused horizontal strip of three, blind perf. holes at base but all intact, of rich colour, variety "Watermark Sideways", fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 360+. (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: 2947
Symbol:
image 1863/80: (1 d.) lake, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 12½, a used example on 1868 printed Prices Current to Jamaica tied by Port of Spain "1" numeral obliterator with manuscript '1' and "TRINIDAD / PAID" datestamp (Aug 25, slightly drawn in) alongside in red, reverse with 'St. Thomas' transit cds (Aug 31) and Kingston arrival cds in black. File fold just away from the adhesive, an attractive usage. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 175.00
Sold...CHF 175.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
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Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2948
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1863/80: 4 d. bright violet, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 12½, an unused example overprinted CANCELLED in black (Samuel Type D7), imperforate at base, without gum. Rare.rnProvenance: Collection Hodsell Hurlock, Harmers, London, 16-24 June 1958, ex lot 1128; Collection 'Scarborough', Spink, London, 14 Nov 2008, lot 2053. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
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Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2949
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image 1863/80: 4 d. bright violet, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 12½, an unused block of six (3 x 2) of fine fresh colour and well centred, variety "Watermark Inverted", slight aging on large part og. Superb appearance and a very scarce multiple Gi = £ 1'650+.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

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Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2950
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image 1863/89: 4 d. bright violet, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 12½, a used horizontal pair on 1863 cover from St. Joseph to Corsica, tied by "3" numeral obliterators in black and, in transit in London, by circular PD in red. 'Trinidad' double arc despatch cds in black on front with faint "♚ / PAID / AT / TRINIDAD" alongside in red and manuscript '7' in red crayon. 'London / Paid' transit cds (June 13) and French transits and arrival on reverse. File fold at top but an attractive and scarce franking. (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: 2951
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image 1863/80: 4 d. pale mauve and 1 s. pale lilac-rose, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 12½, used on 1872 registered cover to Godalming, Surrey tied by double arc 'Trinidad' datestamps (June 9) in black with TRINIDAD / PAID datestamp alongside straight line REGISTERED and "♚ / REGISTERED" all in red. Oval 'Registered / London' at right (June 27) in red and Godalming arrival on reverse of a charming and scarce cover. (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: 2952
Symbol:
image 1863/80: 6 d. emerald, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 12½, an unused horizontal strip of four, of good colour, slight wrinkle and protective hinges, part og.; nevertheless a scarce stamp in a multiple Gi = £ 480+.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 175.00
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Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2953
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image 1863/80: 6 d. yellow-green and 1 s. chrome-yellow, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 12½, used on 1876 cover to Edinburgh, the 1 s. tied by double arc 'Trinidad' datestamp (March 27) and the 6 d. tied by two strikes of TOO LATE handstamp in black for the Late Fee. Reverse with Edinburgh (April 18) arrival cds in black. A charming and scarce cover. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (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: 2954
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1863/80: Britannia, Watermark Crown CC, perrf. 12½, the unused range with 1 d. rose-red shades (3), 4 d. bright violet, 1872 4 d. grey, 6 d. emerald and deep green shades, 1 s. bright deep mauve, 1 s. lilac-rose and 1 s. aniline mauve in a horizontal pair, 1 s. chrome-yellow, all choice examples with large part og. A scarce and attractive group (11 items) Gi = £ 1'750+. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
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Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 340

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2955
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1863/80: Britannia, Watermark Crown CC, perf. 12½; the used collection on leaves with 1 d. lake (shades) with 14 examples incl. one with inverted & reversed wmk., 4 d. violet (shades) with 9 examples incl. a strip of three, 4 d. grey (7), 6 d. emerald (shades) with 17 examples incl. a front to Tobago, 1 s. mauve (shades) with 18 examples incl. a front with single and "♚ / PAID / AT / TRINIDAD" to Aberdeen, 1 s. chrome-yellow with 7 examples incl. a perfect cds (#23) of the Cedros Steamer.rnProvenance: Collection Peter Jaffê, Spink, 4 Oct 2006, lot 1759. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
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Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2956
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1863/80: 6 d. bright yellow-green, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, used on 1878 cover to Liège, Belgium tied by double arc 'Trinidad' cds (Jan 6) in black with information strike adjacent. Reverse with three line FORWARDED BY / J.N. HARRIMAN / TRINIDAD W.I. cachet in blue and 'France / Est 5' cds (Jan 24) alongside Liege arrival cds. An unusual destination and an attractive cover.rnProvenance: Collection Sir John Marriott RDP, Spink, London, 19 Sept 2001, lot 469. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 280.00


Closed..Jun-07-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 280

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 2957
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1880: 6 d. yellow-green, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14 x 12½, a used example of fine colour and particularly good centering for this stamp, the CC wmk. letters at top half of the stamp, lightly cancelled by part 'Trinidad' double arc cds in black (31 Oct). A superb example of an extremely rare stamp Gi = £ 6'500.rnProvenance: Collection Peter Jaffê, Spink, London, 4 Oct 2006, lot 1776. (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: 2958
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Typographed by De La Rue 1869: 5 s. rose-lake, wmk. Crown CC, a used selection (10 examples), two with different "1" numeral cancellations, four with circuclar datestamps and three examples with straight line TOO LATE handstamps in black or in red. A few with imperfections but a scarce group Gi = £ 750. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 180.00
Sold...CHF 240.00


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


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