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Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd. Sale: 836

Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
BAHRAIN

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 262
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image INDIA USED IN BAHRAIN: Collection of QV-KGV India stamps incl. pieces and covers having a variety of Bahrain cancellations. Includes group of 8 off-paper QV values with "B" in bars (2a value), squared circle or type Z4 'killer' cancels. Also 10 Oct. 1899 env. to Muscat with squared circle cancelling ½a green. KEVII group includes ½a green in block of four and 3p grey in block of eight & pair on large piece, also 13 Sep. 1907 cover to Bombay bearing ½a green and 21 Jul. 1912 cover to Bombay with 2 x ½a green. All cancels are type Z4. We note scarce usage of 1a carmine & 2a mauve Official types on a small pice (Z74 + Z75) and another small piece with the 4a olive Official not recorded as being either issued or used in Bahrain and rare thus. KGV group incl. several lower denominations, mostly on piece, plus the scarce 1911-22 6a yellow-bistre with type Z5 cancel. Also 18 Aug. 1928 commercial cover to Manchester with pair of 1a chocolate tied by Bombay "C" c.d.s. and having boxed "PAQUEBOT" mark on front. (c.20 stamps, 9 pieces & 4 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 480.00
Sold...GBP 480.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:07:33 EST
Sold For 480

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 263
Symbol:

image 1932 LONDON TO BAHRAIN FIRST FLIGHT: 1 Oct. 1932 Air Mail env. to Bahrain bearing KGV 6d purple with Hudson Place (adjacent to Victoria) cancel. Env. is specially printed "FIRST ARABIAN AIR MAIL", etc. 7 Oct. Bahrain receiving strike on reverse. A further cover from same flight with the 6d cancelled by "LONDON F.S./AIR MAIL" c.d.s. Typed inscription "By 1st Imperial Airways service/over new route to India". (2 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 85.00
Sold...GBP 85.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:08:06 EST
Sold For 85

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 264
Symbol:

image 1933 KGV DEFINITIVE SET MINT: Complete set of 14 from 3p to 5r lightly mounted mint. An additional 5r value with upright wmk. (SG 14 £300) is included. SG 1/14w cat. c.£600 (15 stamps) (Image)

Opening GBP 160.00
Sold...GBP 160.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:08:35 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 265
Symbol:

image 1933 KGV DEFINITIVE SET USED: The mainly fine used complete set of 14 values to 5r. SG 1/14 £425 (14) (Image)

Opening GBP 75.00
Sold...GBP 75.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 75

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 266
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1933 KGV DEFINITIVE HIGH VALUE MULTIPLES & VARIETY: Group of fine used high values, all with upright wmks. Includes 1r chocolate & green (SG 12) in strip of 3, a vertical pair and also two singles, each showing the variety "missing pearl" (not listed in SG); 2r carmine & orange (SG 13) in block of 4 and horiz. pair, also 5r ultramarine & purple (SG 14) in vertical pair. Total cat. value £943+ (15 stamps) (Image)

Opening GBP 120.00
Sold...GBP 130.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 267
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1933 & 1934-37 KGV LOWER DENOMINATIONS IN MULTIPLES, ETC: Group incl. 3p slate (SG 1) in mint block of 6, 3 x used blocks of 4 and used block of 8; 2a vermilion (SG 6) in used block of 4; 3a.6p. ultramarine (SG 8) in used block of 6 & strip of 3; 8a reddish purple (SG 10) in used strip of 3; 1a chocolate (SG 16) in used block of 4; 3a carmine (SG 18) in used block of 4 & strip of 6; 4a sage-green (SG 19) in used block of 6 and strip of 5. Also, the 1934-37 set of 6 singles, SG 15/19 used, plus 2a vermilion (SG 17) mint. Lot also incl. 9p green mint in both litho & typo printings (SG 3/3a) and 1936 Air Mail cover to GB. (c.77 plus a cover) (Image)

Opening GBP 140.00
Sold...GBP 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:15:35 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 269
Symbol:

image RARE POSTAGE DUE HORSESHOE MARK ON CENSOR COVER & REGISTERED COVER: 28 Oct. 1939 cover to Bombay, franked with 3p slate pair (SG 1) and having a fine strike of the scarce Bahrain Postage Due Horseshoe mark type 20. On reverse an octagonal Bombay unpaid strike 3 Nov 1939. Red "[crown] OPENED BY CENSOR" sealing tape present. Also an attractive Wilson cover to GB bearing 5 of the 1933 values (SG 7-11) cancelled 19 Apr. 1934 adjacent a boxed Registration label (R 183) with h/s "BAHRAIN/PERSIAN GULF DISTRICT". (2 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 300.00
Sold...GBP 300.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:16:36 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 271
Symbol:

image KGVI 1938-41 MINT & USED HIGH VALUES PLUS VARIETY: The 1r, 2r, 5r, 10r, 15r & 25r values lightly mounted mint (2r & 15r) or unmounted mint (others). The 15r is the inverted wmk. type. SG 32/37. Also, a fine used set to 25r less the 15r value (25r value with tone spots). Additionally 1r used pair, 2r used pair, 5r mint pair and a used example of the 2r value showing variety 'missing pearl'. Total cat. value £665+ (18) (Image)

Opening GBP 60.00
Sold...GBP 60.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:19:43 EST
Sold For 60

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 272
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1938-41 KGVI MINT HIGH VALUE MULTIPLES: Group of unmounted mint multiples incl. 25r slate-violet & purple in gutter corner block of 4, SG 37 (£520+), 5r green & blue in corner marginal strip of 5, SG 34 (£75) and 1r grey & red-brown in right hand marginal block of 20 with gutter, SG 32 (£200). Fine group. (29) (Image)

Opening GBP 170.00
Sold...GBP 170.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:20:12 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 273
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image WWII CENSOR MAIL: 1941-45 group of covers incl. Jun. 1941 env. to Bombay franked to a total 5a.3p. having a type 17 Reg. label "R 145" handstamped "BAHRAIN", Jan. 1941 Air Mail env. to Los Angeles franked 1r.1a. (2r adhesive missing) with 3-line cachet "Via B.O.A.C. to Aucklnd/Pan American Airways/to Sanfrancisco" and Aug. 1941 Air Mail env. to Baltimore franked to a total of 2r.15½a. and having the same 3-line cachet as previous. Cover was routed via India, Singapore, Sydney, Auckland, Fiji, Canton Island, Hawaii and San Francisco. Also, 18 Oct. 1942 env. to GB with 8a bluish violet cancelled by Indian "C" Base Post Office cancel in Basrah; 20 Jul. 1943 env to Bombay franked 10 x 3p with 'wavy line' "BAHRAIN AIR" c.d.s., P.C.90 Censor tape & Octagonal 'crown' censor mark. Lot also incl. 27 Dec. 1945 cover to USA via London franked 33½a showing late usage of the "BAHRAIN AIR" c.d.s. alongside red boxed "O.A.S." mark. (7 covers)Cross Reference: MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 320.00
Sold...GBP 320.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:20:52 EST
Sold For 320

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 274
Symbol:

image KGVI 1941 15r brown & green. Fine used example with var. upright wmk. SG 36 £425. (Image)

Opening GBP 85.00
Sold...GBP 85.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:21:20 EST
Sold For 85

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 275
Symbol:

image KGVI 1941 15r brown & green. Fine, unmounted mint example with var. upright wmk. SG 36 £375 (Image)

Opening GBP 85.00
Sold...GBP 85.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:21:41 EST
Sold For 85

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 276
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1942-48 KGVI DEFINITIVE SETS (WHITE BACKGROUND) MINT & USED PLUS MULTIPLES: Complete sets of 13 to 12a. lake both mint & used. SG 38/50 (£270) plus a group of used multiples incl. 6a. turquoise-green, 8a slate-violet & 12a. lake in blocks of 4 and 8a. additionally in block of 6 and strip of 4. Total cat. value c.£520+ (64). (Image)

Opening GBP 70.00
Sold...GBP 70.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:22:02 EST
Sold For 70

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 277
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image KGVI 1948-55 MINT & USED COLLECTION: Neatly presented on album pages, includes overprint varieties and pieces/covers demonstrating scarcer cancellations, first flights, etc. Lot includes 1948 defin. sets both mint & used to 10r on 10/- ultramarine (Arms type) with additional trio of used high values SG 51/60a (£285). Various lower denominations on pieces with scarcer Muharraq & Awali cancels; also a group of covers incl. 14/15 Oct. 1952 First Flight of B.O.A.C. 'Comet' London to Singapore via Bahrain, the cover bearing pair of 6d values (SG 57) and 3 Apr. 1953 'Comet' First Flight Bahrain to Tokyo. Also 1948 RSW mint & used sets, 1950-55 defin. sets of 9, both mint & used SG 71/79 (£170). Additionally several fine used examples of the 2r on 2/6d yellow-green with overprints type II SG 77a (one example) and type III SG 77b (5 examples cat. £140 each). A useful lot. (63 plus 3 pieces & 8 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 300.00
Sold...GBP 300.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:22:39 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 278
Symbol:

image KGVI 1951 5r on 5/- red. Fine, unmounted mint example showing variety "Extra bar". SG 78a £900 (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:23:02 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 279
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image QEII PERIOD COLLECTION: Binder with the mint & used collection 1952-64 incl. Postal Stationery; the various optd. Wilding sets 1952-54, 1956-57 & 1957-59 present mint & used; the 3 high values, 2r on 2/6d, 5r on 5/- and 10r on 10/- represented both mint & used and in types I & II (i.e. 12 stamps) SG 94/96 & 94a/96a. Also the 1960 De La Rue printings of the 2r on 2/6d mint & used, and the 10r on 10/- unmounted mint marginal, SG 94b & 96ab. Also the various QEII commemorative sets noting 1953 Coronation illust. FDC and 2 x 1957 Scouts illust. FDCs plus a range of other covers with various postmarks e.g. FPO 941, FPO 243, HMS Jufair, etc. Also a selection of used & unused Postal Stationery from 1952-59. (c.110 plus 19 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 180.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:23:35 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 280
Symbol:

image 1953 QEII RARE MISSING "½" ERROR: 1952 GB ½d orange wmk. Tudor crown overprinted "BAHRAIN/ANNA" with variety Fraction "½" omitted. Unmounted mint lower marginal example. SG 80a £200. (Image)

Opening GBP 260.00
Sold...GBP 260.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:23:56 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 281
Symbol:

image 1953 QEII RARE MISSING "½" ERROR ON COVER: GB 1952 ½d orange wmk. Tudor crown optd. "BAHRAIN/ANNA" variety Fraction "½" omitted, alongside 1d blue optd. "1 ANNA" on local cover to Manama. Both stamps cancelled by "Muharraq S.O." 21 Nov. 1953 c.d.s's. Scarce on cover. SG 80a £400+ (Image)

Opening GBP 170.00
Sold...GBP 170.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:24:18 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 282
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1953-61 LOCAL ISSUES & 1960-66 BRITISH POSTAL ADMINISTRATION: Collection of mint & used issues plus Postal stationery including ranges of 'local' issues SG L1/L12. 1 Jul. 1960 definitive sets mint & used to 10r plus FDC to 2r SG 117/127. We note scarce 40p red Postal Stationery env. (H&G 3) to USA uprated by addition of 1r value and also an unused 40p red imprinted env. with the portrait of Sheikh Salman obliterated by addition of horizontal black bars. Lot also includes both mint & used sets of the 1964 definitive issue to 10r, SG 128/138 plus addl. covers. (c.81 plus 6 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 180.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:24:39 EST
Sold For 180
Sale No: 836
Lot No: 283
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1966-1990 INDEPENDENT POSTAL ADMINISTRATION: Binder with the unmounted mint & used collection of stamps, mini sheets & covers, 1966-90, all neatly presented and typed up. We note the scarce 21 Oct. 1973 'War Tax' stamp both used & unused (no gum) SG T192. Also, a pair of illust. covers commemorating the inaugural London-Bahrain-London flight of 'Concorde' (21/22 Jun. 1976). Collection appears complete for basic issues incl. 1976-2000 defins. with various values to 2d & 3d mint or used, 1977 'Saluki' set mint, 1976 'Ships' FDC, etc. Also a fine range of used & unused Aerogrammes. (Few 100s plus c.20 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 150.00
Sold...GBP 150.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 08:25:10 EST
Sold For 150


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