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Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd. Sale: 836

Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
KUWAIT

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 531
Symbol:

image INDIA USED IN KUWAIT: Pair of KGV India 8a Deep Mauve stamps (SG 180) on small piece, with ironed out crease running through and having good strike of type 1A "KOWEIT" c.d.s. dated 5 Oct. 1919, missing time slug as was often the case around this period. Also, KGV India 2r pair & 8a on piece, with type 4 "KUWAIT/MTD" telegraphic c.d.s. of 18 Oct. 1922 cancelling. (2 pieces) (Image)

Opening GBP 360.00
Sold...GBP 360.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:36:50 EST
Sold For 360

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 532
Symbol:

image 1923-24 MINT SET WITH SHADE VARIETIES: Mostly unmounted mint set (incl. top 2 values) to 10r, SG 1-11a. Wmk. Large Star. Includes shade vars. of 1½a, 2a, 12a & 1r values. Many of the lower values being corner marginal examples with the small number in margin denoting the printing. (19) (Image)

Opening GBP 1,900.00
Sold...GBP 1,900.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:38:31 EST
Sold For 1900

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 533
Symbol:

image KGV 1923-24 OFFICIAL SET: The mixed mint & used basic set of 14 to 15r, SG O1/O14. The 10 lower values to 8a and a 2r are mint and the high values 1r-15r are used with telegraphic cancels. The top 5 values catalogue at £2,200 as postally used. A very fine lot. (16) (Image)

Opening GBP 400.00
Sold...GBP 400.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:39:04 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 534
Symbol:

image KGV 1923-24 OFFICIAL "DOUBLE OVERPRINT" VARIETY: 5r Ultramarine & Purple, wmk. Large star, lightly mounted mint example showing variety overprint double, one albino. A very fine stamp. SG O12a £200. (Image)

Opening GBP 200.00
Sold...GBP 200.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:40:16 EST
Sold For 200

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 536
Symbol:

image 1923-24 INVERTED & DOUBLED OVERPRINTS: Range of the 6 mint values between ½a & 3a each showing inverted "KUWAIT" opt. Also ½a Green both mint & used, each showing a doubling of overprint, though neither are guaranteed and a range of India KGV inscribed "ONE AND HALF ANNA" (2) or "ONE AND A HALF ANNAS" (8) with examples of both normal & inverted overprints. (18) (Image)

Opening GBP 160.00
Sold...GBP 160.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:41:27 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 538
Symbol:

image 1923-24 USED SET: ½a - 10r plus addl. shade of 1r, all fine used, the top values with M.T.D. (Military Telegraphic Department) cancels. SG 1-15 £1,100 (16) (Image)

Opening GBP 260.00
Sold...GBP 260.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:42:19 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 539
Symbol:

image SCARCE KGV REGISTERED COVER: 5r Ultramarine & Violet, wmk. Large Star on 'Wilson' cover to Birmingham. Cancelled with type 7 c.d.s. (date unclear) with Registered label no. 34 on reverse. Birmingham receiving mark of 23 May 1925 present. A scarce item. (Image)

Opening GBP 550.00
Sold...GBP 550.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:44:21 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 540
Symbol:

image UNUSUAL LATE REGISTERED USE OF KGV ISSUE: Two 2r values (SG 13) on piece with a provisional hand-stamped Registered label in English only. Stamps are cancelled with a type 12 c.d.s. dated 22 Jan. 1947. Thus very late usage for KGV stamps officially discontinued in 1929. (Image)

Opening GBP 70.00
Sold...GBP 70.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:44:54 EST
Sold For 70

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 542
Symbol:

image KGV 1929-33 OFFICIALS: The basic mint set of 11 stamps to 15r plus 1a, 8a & 12a inverted wmk. varieties. The 4a value is used. Wmk. Multiple stars. SG O16/O27 Cat. £750+ (14) (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:45:37 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 543
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image KGV 1929-37 USED RANGE TO 2r: Fine used group to 1r (2) & 2r (2). SG nos. between 16 & 26w and incl. the scarce 4a sage-green inv. wmk. SG 22 (£100) & 2r upright wmk. SG 26w (£225). A fine selection. (19) (Image)

Opening GBP 190.00
Sold...GBP 190.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:45:58 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 544
Symbol:

image KGVI 1939 EXTENDED "T" VARIETY: 1r grey & red-brown mounted mint example showing extended "T" in "KUWAIT" variety. SG 47a £1,100. Also, normal stamp SG 47 for comparison. (Image)

Opening GBP 280.00
Sold...GBP 280.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:46:24 EST
Sold For 280

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 545
Symbol:

image KGV 1933-34 AIR MAIL ISSUE: A mint and a fine used set of the 4 values. SG 31/34 Cat. £405 (8) (Image)

Opening GBP 110.00
Sold...GBP 110.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:46:55 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 546
Symbol:

image KGV 1934 10r green & scarlet wmk. Multiple stars, fine used example. SG 28 £550. (Image)

Opening GBP 170.00
Sold...GBP 170.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:47:20 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 547
Symbol:

image KGV 1934 10r green & scarlet wmk. Multiple stars, unmounted mint example. Very light toning of gum. SG 28 £300 (Image)

Opening GBP 75.00
Sold...GBP 75.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:47:56 EST
Sold For 75

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 548
Symbol:

image KGV AIR MAIL TYPES ON 1936 COVER TO INDIA: 10 Feb. 1936 Air Mail env. to Bombay with 2 x 3a (SG 32) and 1a (SG 17) cancelled with type 5 c.d.s. and "BOMBAY G.P.O./DELY." receiving mark of 13 Feb. adjacent. Letter would have been carried overland to Basra for the twice weekly connecting flight to Bombay. (Image)

Opening GBP 130.00
Sold...GBP 130.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:48:28 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 549
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image KGVI 1939 HIGH VALUES: Group of mint high values incl. 5r green & blue in unmounted strip of 3 having horiz. bend/crease through all, but not apparent from front. Also unmounted gutter marginal 10r purple & claret SG 50 (£90), very lightly mounted 15r brown & green upright wmk. SG 51 (£325) and inverted wmk. SG 51w (£120). (Total 6 stamps) (Image)

Opening GBP 110.00
Sold...GBP 110.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:48:49 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 550
Symbol:

image KGVI 1939 DEFINITIVE SET USED: Complete set of 13 fine used to 15r (2) with the addition of the India 1940 14a purple having a Kuwait cancel. The 15r brown & green is present in both upright wmk. (SG 51) and inverted wmk. (SG 51w) types, the former with a telegraphic cancel. SG 36/51w & India SG 277. (15 stamps) (Image)

Opening GBP 190.00
Sold...GBP 190.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:49:09 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 551
Symbol:

image KGV REGISTERED AIR MAIL: 1 Nov. 1937 cover to Bombay franked with 2 x 6a Air issues & 2a, cancelled by type 7 "KUWAIT/REG." c.d.s.'s, with 2 Nov. Basrah transit c.d.s. and 8 Nov. "MANDVI" receiving marks. Boxed "KUWAIT/R" no. 229 Regd. label on front. (Image)

Opening GBP 110.00
Sold...GBP 110.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:49:35 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 552
Symbol:

image KGV 1937 15r blue & olive wmk. inverted, lightly mounted mint, lower margin example. Few tone spots on gum. SG 29 £950 (Image)

Opening GBP 300.00
Sold...GBP 300.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:49:56 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 553
Symbol:

image KGV 1937 5r ultramarine & purple, wmk. Multiple stars, fine used example. SG 27 £325 (Image)

Opening GBP 130.00
Sold...GBP 130.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:50:18 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 556
Symbol:

image KGVI 1939 EXTENDED "T" VARIETY: 5r green & blue, fine unmounted mint example showing variety extended "T" in "KUWAIT". SG 49a £1,400 (Image)

Opening GBP 500.00
Sold...GBP 500.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:51:33 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 557
Symbol:

image KGVI 1939 EXTENDED "T" VARIETY: 10r purple & claret, unmounted mint example showing variety extended "T" in "KUWAIT". Light tone patch on gum, otherwise very fine. SG 50b £2,500 (Image)

Opening GBP 500.00
Sold...GBP 500.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:51:55 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 559
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image KGVI 1939 & 1945 DEFINITIVE ISSUES & AL SABAH 'LABELS': 1939 definitive values to 12a lake, lightly mounted mint, SG 36/46 (c.£160+) and 1945 defins. complete set of 13 to 14a lake mint SG 52/63 (£85). Lot also incl. a group of labels produced in the years 1947-49 to celebrate the accession of Sheikh Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah as ruler. This group comprises 2 'used' singles in violet and bluish-violet plus an unused block of 4 in green. (25 stamps & 6 labels) (Image)

Opening GBP 70.00
Sold...GBP 70.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:52:57 EST
Sold For 70

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 560
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image 1941-42 CENSORED MAIL, EXPERIMENTAL P.O. K-79 CANCELS, ETC: Group of 3 covers & a front, all to Bombay, incl. 2 Jul. 1941 Regd. env. with adhesives cancelled by "EXPERIMENTAL P.O./K-79" c.d.s.'s and having Printed R191 Reg. label with handstamped "EXPERIMENTAL P.O./K-79"; 25 Aug 1941 env. with combination of Kuwait & Indian issues with Experimental P.O. cancels and Bahrain transit mark; 8 Jul. 1941 cover front franked with unoverprinted Indian stamps with Experimental P.O. cancels, also having Bahrain transit mark. All 3 covers with red (Crown) censor tape. Lot also includes 27 Nov. 1942 censored (P.90 type tape) Air Mail cover franked with 2 x India 1a.3p. stamps (SG 269) cancelled by type 12 "KUWAIT/PERSIAN GULF" c.d.s.'s The "Experimental P.O. K-79" h/s and Reg. label were in use for only 4 months from 10 Jun. to 30 Sep. 1941. (4 items) (Image)

Opening GBP 260.00
Sold...GBP 260.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:54:09 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 561
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image KGVI BAHRAIN & INDIA ISSUES USED IN KUWAIT: Block of 4 Bahrain 9p green SG 40 and block of 4 Bahrain 1a.3p. bistre SG 42 both blocks used in Kuwait with 21 Aug. 1947 cancels. Also, a group of Indian stamps on pieces with Kuwait cancels, being ½a purple SG 266, 3p slate SG 265 and 2a 6p. SG 252 cancelled respectively 18 Jan. 1943, 6 Aug. 1943 and 13 Nov. 1942. (2 blocks & 3 pieces) (Image)

Opening GBP 85.00
Sold...GBP 85.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:55:05 EST
Sold For 85

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 562
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image KGVI 1948 ROYAL SILVER WEDDING VARIETY: Group incl. both mint & used pairs of 2½a & 15r (the used pair on pieces with the unusual "KUWATT" cancel). Also an unmounted mint example of the the 15r value showing the surcharge variety "short bars" R.3/4, SG 75a £250. A fine group. SG 74/75a c.£335 (6 stamps) (Image)

Opening GBP 85.00
Sold...GBP 85.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:55:33 EST
Sold For 85

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 564
Symbol:

image KGVI 1950-55 2r ON 2/6d VARIETIES: 1951 2r on 2/6d yellow-green, mounted mint example showing variety "extra bar in centre" SG 90a £1,400. Also fine used example of 1954 printing with type II (raised "2") surcharge SG 90b £55. (2 stamps) (Image)

Opening GBP 550.00
Sold...GBP 550.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:56:13 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 567
Symbol:

image QEII STAMPS & COVERS: 1952-58 ranges incl. 1952-54 defin. sets both mint & used SG 93/102, 1953 Coronation set plus FDC. 1955-57 Castles 2/6d, 5/- & 10/-, both Waterlow and Harrison printings in a mint & used set of each SG 107/109 and 107a/109a (£577), 1956 defins. mint set of 9 SG 110/119, 1958 defins. mint set of 11 SG 120/130 incl. 12n.p. on 2½d carmine type II, SG 125a plus a used set. Lot includes several covers, noting a couple of Air Mails to GB with the Safat (in arabic) c.d.s intended for internal use only. Rare thus. (79 plus 8 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 140.00
Sold...GBP 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:57:17 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 568
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image INDEPENDENT KUWAIT POST OFFICE COLLECTION: Binder housing the mint & used collection of issues 1958-81 with a high degree of completion. Includes all the long definitive sets, some with perf. vars. Well presented and written up. Much unmounted mint, noting the 1965 Falcons issue mint, used & FDC. (Few 100s) (Image)

Opening GBP 140.00
Sold...GBP 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:57:51 EST
Sold For 140
Sale No: 836
Lot No: 569
Symbol:

image POSTAL STATIONERY, AEROGRAMMES, OPERATION DESERT STORM, ETC: 1949-91 range of used & unused Postal Stationery & other covers. Includes 1952 KGVI printed 6a Air Letter (H&G FG1), various QEII Air Letters 1953-59, range of post-1959 Independent Post Office Air Letters, mostly commercially used, c.1990/91 (Desert Storm period) undated cover ex GB to Kuwait with large 3-line "RETURN TO SENDER/NO TRANSPORT LINES AVAILABLE/BECAUSE OF MIDDLE EAST SITUATION" & printed "Operation Desert Shield/Saudi Arabia" env. from Kuwait to Fiji with undated "POSTAGE PAID/KUWAIT" mark (in use at Safat PO between 27 Apr. and 21 May 1991) and ms. "Received 27 May 91". (c.27 items) (Image)

Opening GBP 50.00
Sold...GBP 50.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 10:58:10 EST
Sold For 50


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