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Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
778 S   image1921 6d Purple, imperforate printer's sample on thick paper, in pair overprinted "Specimen", only another similar pair so far recorded, very fine. (Image) Est. $100-200


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779 SogO   imageTurks and Caicos mainly used collection balance, an advanced assembly where duplicates and shades are usually encountered, mounted on album pages and gathered in an Oriel album, commencing with the first issue, the second one also including multiples for the 1d, a quite attractive section of 1881 surcharges, accompanied by one certificate, with 33 examples, part of them being not genuine, later Q.V. issues with multiples with unusual blocks of four or larger, including "Specimen" stamps from 1889, 1893 ½d on 4d with 11 examples including one in combination with other issue on piece, sets of Specimen in the 1900-04, 1909-11, 1913-18 and 1922-26 issues, 1928 10 blue plate proofs, etc; predominantly very fine, detailed viewing required. (Image) (image_2) Est. $1,500-2,000


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780 ogO   Turks and Caicos mint and used small assembly with few hundreds on stock pages from 1887, the most remarkable set being the K.E.VII 1913-21 overprinted "Specimen", War Tax issues, an interesting page with about 40 forgeries of the early issues, fine-very fine. Est. $100-150


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781 c   imageTurks and Caicos, 1822-1940 postal history collection comprising 79 items, of which just one during the stampless period, an early 1822 folded letter to U.S., otherwise mostly bearing Q.V. issues, with several registered mails bearing up to four-color frankings and attractive mixed frankings with different issues, better values with 1893 ½d on 4d grey single on wrapper to Bermuda, scarce multiples, later issues with 1900-04 D.L.R. on attractive illustrated covers, 1913-21 ½d in mixed franking with U.S. 2c pair, local cancellations including Cockburn Harbor and Salt Cay, maritime mail with Paquebot markings or Dutch Ship cancels, taxed mail bearing Cayman Islands adhesives, War Tax Issues; a comprehensive and mainly very fine lot. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500


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782 c   imageTurks and Caicos, 1895-1950 postal stationery collection comprising 32 items -in used condition for the greatest part- of which 15 are envelopes, 3 with "Specimen" overprint, cards including reply type and two with "Specimen" overprint, some with very attractive additional frankings, fine-very fine. (Image) Est. $400-500


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783 c   imageTurks and Caicos, WWII censorship collection comprising 23 covers mounted on album pages, written up stating the different types and the earliest and latest known usages, bearing different frankings and including very rare usages with "Passed by Censor" straight-line types (CM5, about five recorded), as well as better D43 labels, very fine. (Image) Est. $400-500


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Worldwide

Antarctic
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
784 c   1901-04 British National Antarctic Expedition by Robert F. Scott, two cards written on board the H.M.S. "Morning" on 1903, December 5 and 25, stating "We sail today at noon for the relief of the Discovery at the South Pole" and ""...there are ice bergs around us & pack ice & it is thick of snow , we cannot see very far..."; the later posted on return of the "Morning" on April 4. Est. $100-200


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785 c   image1901-04 British National Antarctic Expedition by Robert F. Scott, the Second Relief Expedition, July 18, 1904"Discovery" crested envelope in blue, addressed to the Colonial Museum in New Zealand from Hatley Ferrar, the Expedition's geologist, bearing Falkland Islands ½d Victoria vertical pair tied by Falkland Islands c.d.s.'s, with unusual Montevideo transit and Wellington arrival roller datestamp on reverse; this cover is not included in Robert Duns' census of only six Expedition covers posted at Port Stanley. (Image) Est. $400-500


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786 c   image1901-04 British National Antarctic Expedition by Robert F. Scott, handsome group of three Wrench's "Links of Empire" picture post cards of the expedition, including one with polar bear investigating the Union Jack flag at the Pole, another showing the main deck of the ship, and the third with explorers pulling a sled of supplies, all four bearing "Antarctic/Expdn. 1901/S.S. Discovery" circular cachet, and all are used in 1901 or 1904, some usual corner crease, fine. (Image) Est. $200-300


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787 c   image1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition, intriguing trio of 1908 covers, two addressed to "King Edward VII Land", one to Sandy McGregor, The Pole, via King Edward Land", but all three being returned to the sender as the addresses were probably fictitious, all showing the "Unclaimed" octagonal marking of Christchurch in red, one endorsed "Per Nimrod" and one returned with manuscript notation in red "Not known at King Edw VII Land", (Image) Est. $250-300


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788 c   image1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition, The "Canterbury Times," New Zealand series of thirteen picture post cards, (Wharton DE-1, DE-3/DE-8DE-10/DE-12, DE-14, 21, 22), featuring a series of pictures from this expedition, including ships, penguins, sledge parties, dogs, etc, with some examples scarcely found used, fine. (Image) Est. $250-300


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789   image1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition, small autograph book taken onboard the "Nimrod" and signed by 22 expedition members, including Priestley, Day, Joyce, Wild, Dunlop, John Davis,etc, with 11 texts adding a verse to their signatures; some pages missing and few other signatures which may not be related (dated before or after the expedition); an important and interesting unique piece. (Image) Est. $500-750


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790 ogOblL S.G. A1 image1908 "King Edward VII/Land" overprint, S.G. #A1, 1d Rose-carmine, mint well centered example showing the overprint misplaced to the left, and two blocks of four cancelled by "Brit. Antarctic Expd" c.d.s. dated February 27, when the "Nimrod" was on its way back to New Zealand, and March 4; a very fine trio (S.G. £811+). (Image) Est. $200-300


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791 c S.G. A1 image1907-10 British Antarctic Expedition by Ernest H. Shackleton, S.G. #A1, 1d Rose-carmine, "King Edward VII/Land" overprint, small tear at left, tied to postcard by "Brit. Antarctic Expd/Ja 15/08" c.d.s. on the first day of issue, with a written personal message from Ernest Joyce (Petty Officer on the expedition); first day usages are rare, and a very rare item item from this mail with a personal message to someone other than J.J. Kinsey. (Image) Est. $400-500


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792 c   1909 Ernest H. Shackleton letter, July 5, written letter from Shackleton to Alexander Macdonald F.R.G.S., written on "37, Connaught Square,/W." headed paper, stating that "I shall be very pleased to have you write the sketch you propose", and signed "Ernest H. Shackleton", including the franked envelope (edge faults) posted at Paddington. Est. $100-150


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793 pP S.G. A2 image1911 "Victoria/Land." overprint, S.G. #A2, ½d Deep green, neatly tied to piece by "Brit. Antarctic Expd/Ja 18/13" c.d.s., superb (S.G. £850+). (Image) Est. $200-300


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794 nh A3+A3a image1911 "Victoria/Land." overprint, S.G. #A3, A3a, 1911 1d Carmine se-tenant with 1d Carmine with no stop after "Land", unmounted pair, very fine; signed Mohrmann (S.G. £480+). (Image) Est. $150-200


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795 nhpP S.G. A3, A3a image1911 "Victoria/Land." overprint, S.G. #A3, #A3a, 1d Carmine, group of ten examples, all except one -used on piece with "Brit. Antarctic Expd./Ja 18/13" c.d.s.- being unmounted mint, including two singles, one bottom selvedge strip of three with middle stamp showing "comma for stop" variety, and two pairs, of which one featuring se-tenant pair with no stop after "Land" at left (the stamp without the variety with two short perforations at base); in addition one New Zealand 1d stamp on piece with the Expedition c.d.s. struck twice in black and blue; also a forged overprint on ½d and 1d on piece; a very fine group (S.G. £985+). (Image) Est. $250-300


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796 c S.G. A3 image1910-13 British Antarctic Expedition by Robert F. Scott, S.G. #A3, 1d Carmine tied by January 18, 1913 Expedition c.d.s., containing a typed letter by Captain Edward Evans on headed paper of the expedition dated "Antarctic Ocean, 25th Dec. 1912", with message in the name of the officers of the "Terra Nova" thanking for a generous Christmas gift, signed "Edward R. G. R. Evans" as Commander of the Royal Navy. (Image) (image_2) Est. $300-400


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797 c   Antarctic, group of covers and one letter, including nine items with 3.12.1912 Australasian Antarctic Expedition cover sent to K.J. Kinsey bearing "Victoria Land" overprinted 1d and signature of J.K. Davis with cachet of the "Aurora" with penguin, 3.10.1913 letter written to Willian McDonald on board the "Terra Nova" while in Lyttelton, a "Canterbury Times" picture postcard "Gun Cotton Explosion" franked by K.E.VII Land 1d and Victoria Land 1d with 1908-11 "Brit. Antarctic Expd" c.d.s.'s and sent to J.J. Kinsey, two 1918-24 Amundsen Arctic Drift Expedition postcards with "Polhavet" c.d.s.'s, two covers from Norway of which one registered with the 1925 Amundsen set with Polar Bear and airplane, Trans Polar Flight miniature card in commemoration of Amundsen Polar Flight attempt franked with 5ö and 25ö and bearing on reverse U.S. 2c, 1924 cover franked by U.S. 3c and bearing "Maudexpeditionen" cachet; fine-very fine. Est. $500-750


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