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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH continued...

Gold Coast
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
198 og imageS.G. #2, 1875 4p Magenta, an attractive and well centered mint single for this difficult first issue, quite fresh with rich color on bright white paper, o.g., l.h., very fine (Scott #2; $425.00). (Image) £425

SOLD for $400.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
199 og imageS.G. #24, 1889 20/- Green and red, the rare key value of this country, a mint single that is quite well centered with perforations clear of the design all around, colors are deep and rich except for a tiny spot at top right where slight perf. toning has been lightened, otherwise o.g., very fine; this stamp was withdrawn in 1893 because of a theft of 1,440 stamps and the value in new colors was issued, 950 stamps from the theft were recovered and destroyed, thus this stamp is of exceptional rarity in mint condition; 1990 BPA certificate (Scott #24; $3,250.00). (Image) £3,250

SOLD for $1,800.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
200 ogO S.G. #1/132, D1/8, Extensive mint collection of over 160 largely different including a very few used, a special feature of this collection is the number of extra shades that are included, plus there are a number of sheet-margin singles with plate number, the numerous definitive series are mostly complete lacking only an occasional value but including the £2 George V, nearly all are quite fresh and attractive, o.g. or used, fine-very fine (Scott #1/127, J1/MR1). Est. 750-1,000

SOLD for $1,350.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
Grenada
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
201 O imageS.G. #13a, 1875 1/- Mauve, "SHLLIING" variety, used, fresh color, black and red cancels, fine; a scarce error; signed Calves and accompanied by a 1986 RPS certificate (Scott #11a; $650.00). (Image) £700

SOLD for $400.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
202 og imageS.G. #21b, 1881 "Half-Penny" surcharge on Deep mauve revenue, double surcharge, fresh mint single, lovely bright color, full o.g., fine; 1986 RPS certificate (Scott #8f; $275.00). (Image) £275

SOLD for $325.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
203 O imageS.G. #28a, 1883 Half of 1p Orange revenue with provisional "Postage." overprint, unsevered pair, used, with an especially light cancel, bright color, centered to the left but scissor separated outside the perforations so that margins are clear all around, a fine example of this rare stamp; 2001 BPA certificate (Scott #14a; $1,500.00). (Image) £1,200

SOLD for $1,050.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
204 O imageS.G. #41a, 1888 "4d./POSTAGE" on 2/- Orange, upright "d", used, strong color, light c.d.s. cancel, fine; 1989 BPA certificate (Scott #33; $400.00). (Image) £400

SOLD for $700.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
205 og imageS.G. #43a, 1889 "Half/Penny/Postage" provisional surcharge on 2/- Orange revenue, surcharge double, bright fresh color, o.g., small gum stain not visible on face, fine; clear 1989 BPA certificate (Scott #31a; $400.00). (Image) £300

SOLD for $350.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
206 O image#S.G. #47d, 1891 "2 1/2" provisional surcharge on 8p Grey brown, surcharge double, one inverted, used, rich color, neat c.d.s. cancel, faint toned spot at top left, otherwise a fine example of this scarce error; 1989 Brandon certificate (Scott #38g; $450.00). (Image) £500

SOLD for $375.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
207 ogO S.G. #1/163, D1-14, Comprehensive collection to 1938 on Scott pages, not only do the major Scott numbers have a high degree of completion, but there are also many varieties present as well, the Queen Victoria issues are mixed mint and used and contain some of the better surcharges as well as the 1883 Issue complete to the 1/- in vertical tete-beche pairs, from 1895 on the collection is all mint and complete, a few small faults on some early issues though the collection is largely fine-very fine (Scott #1/142, J1-14). Est. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,900.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
Griqualand West
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
208 ng imageS.G. #1, 1874 "1d" red manuscript surcharge on 4p Blue, an unused single of this rare provisional that was produced in Kimberly when the stock of 1p Cape of Good Hope stamps ran out, stamp with deep strong color, very fine for this terribly elusive and ridiculously undercataloged issue; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #1; $1,000.00). (Image) £1,000

SOLD for $1,200.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
209 ogO S.G. #2/29, An extensive mint and used collection consisting of over 110 mostly different stamps with the different types of "G" overprints of this short-lived colony that was part of Cape of Good Hope, a wonderful array of these issues with a large portion of them being the scarcer larger size "G" overprints in the various types, both red and black, most are used but mint values are found throughout including mint S.G. #11i accompanied by BPA certificate (two others with BPA certificates as well), condition varies as is usual with these scarce issues, but most are attractive with many fine-very fine; one of the largest and nicest collections of this country that we have had the pleasure of offering (Scott #2/102). Est. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $4,250.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
Heligoland
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
210 og imageS.G. #18a, 1879 1M Deep green, scarlet and black, perf. 11 1/2, fresh mint single in this scarce perforation, attractive bright colors, o.g., very fine example of this stamp of which very few were issued; signed Schlesinger and others (Scott #24; $1,000.00). (Image) £1,000

SOLD for $600.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
211 og imageS.G. 19a, 1879 5M Deep green rose, black and yellow, perf. 11 1/2, crisp mint single with this scarce perforation, wonderfully fresh colors on crisp bright paper, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine; very few were printed of this scarce stamp that was not officially placed in use (Scott #25; $1,000.00). (Image) £1,000

SOLD for $850.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
212 ogO S.G. #1/19, Mint and used collection of about 25 mostly different originals plus a few reprints, includes several original rouletted values including used 1s and 2s, also includes some of the early perforated issues on soft or quadrilled paper including the 1/4s Green and rose error of color, concludes with fresh mint singles of the 1M and 5M high values, o.g. or used, few faults are present but most are fine-very fine (Scott #1/23). Est. 400-500

SOLD for $535.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
India
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
213 O imageS.G. #S3, 1852 1/2a Scarlet "Scinde Dawk" embossed on red wafer, tied to small piece by usual dotted cancellation, highly detailed embossing, mild horizontal crack at the bottom as nearly all examples of this rare stamp have, very fine appearance; 1995 BPA certificate (Scott #A3; $6,750.00). (Image) £8,000

SOLD for $4,175.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
214 og imageS.G. #1, 1854 1/2a Vermilion, without gum as issued, four full to mostly large margins, lovely vibrant color and an especially sharp impression, a very fine example of this scarce stamp that was prepared but never issued; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #1; $700.00). (Image) £800

SOLD for $900.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
215 og imageS.G. #147, 1909 25R Brownish orange and blue, a gorgeous mint example of this scarce high value, possessing intensely vibrant colors and particularly strong impressions, well centered, full clean o.g. that has been very lightly hinged, choice very fine; 1992 BPA certificate (Scott #76; $825.00). (Image) £750

SOLD for $500.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
216 og imageS.G. #O17, 1866 4a Purple official, an exceptionally fresh mint example of this rare official, with deep luxuriant color and a crisp detailed impression, part o.g., very fine; very few examples of this stamp can be found in this premium mint condition; 1983 Friedl certificate (Scott #O13; $2,750.00). (Image) £3,250

SOLD for $2,500.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
217 ng imageS.G. #O18, 1866 8a Purple official, unused, deeply rich color, regummed, tiny surface crack has been neatly painted in, fine appearance; a highly collectable example of this rare official that is seldom offered in any condition; 1990 BPA certificate (Scott #O14; $3,500.00). (Image) £3,750

SOLD for $900.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM

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