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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH continued...

Orange River Colony continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
578 og imageS.G. #102a, 1900 "V.R.I./1d" surcharge Ty. 31 on 1p Brown, error of color, attractive and quite well centered example of this error being printed on the first color of this value, rich red brown color on bright white paper, o.g., h.r., certificate mentions crease which is no more than a mild horiz. gum bend, otherwise very fine and scarce; 1949 BPA certificate (Scott #45O; $675.00). (Image) £600

SOLD for $375.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
579 og imageS.G. #110a, 1900 "V.R.I./1s" surcharge Ty. 31 on 1/- Orange yellow, error of color, a rarely seen mint example of this rare color error printed on the early color of the 1/- stamp, brilliant color and unusually well centered for this, light diagonal crease at top right that does not detract from this rarity's attractive appearance, otherwise very fine; only a very few mint examples of this error are known; 1993 BPA certificate (Scott #52G; $3,000.00). (Image) £3,250

SOLD for $3,500.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
580 og imageS.G. #121a, 1900 "V.R.I./1s" surcharge Ty. 32 on 1/- Orange yellow, error of color, a pristine mint example of this error of color surcharged on the 1/- Orange yellow stamp, well centered and fresh with radiant color on fresh white paper, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine and exceedingly choice; certificate notes that this error was a clandestine production, evidently copying the first printing error of color, but this is what is listed and priced in the catalogs and exceptionally scarce, only infrequently making its appearance especially in this premium condition; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #52j; $1,500.00). (Image) £1,300

SOLD for $625.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
581 O imageS.G. #144a, 1903 4p Scarlet and sage green, wmk. crown and "CA", "Iostage" for "Postage", used example of this major plate variety, cancel well clear of the bottom showing the variety well, wonderfully and exceptionally well centered, bright colors, extremely fine; this variety on the early printing of this value, being in the first state of the variety, is very scarce; 1992 BPA certificate (Scott #66 var.). (Image) £450

SOLD for $375.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
582 ogObl S.G. #1/151, M1, Worthwhile representative mint and used collection consisting of a total of 161 stamps including those in multiples ranging from pairs to a block of sixteen, this collection is virtually complete for the major issues less the errors of color, the majority are mint but includes all the different surcharge types which involve some used, also includes the "V.R.I." surcharges with both level and raised periods, in addition to the normal issues there is also a nice selection of varieties with surcharge varieties including double surcharges, missing letters and other elements of the surcharge, etc., often with certificate, also two blocks of the 4p Scarlet and sage green with "Iostage" for "Postage" flaw, an attractive collection with only an occasional fault, overall o.g. or used, mostly fine-very fine; accompanied by fifteen BPA certificates (Scott #1/73). Est. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $3,500.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
583 ogOblc S.G. #1/151, P1a/F15, A remarkable and voluminous specialist collection/accumlation of a vast array of Orange River Colony material, of all the British African areas this colony has more interesting varieties in a relatively small number of issues because of the numerous surcharges that were made in different types and settings, it has fascinated collectors who have devoted years into the study of its stamps, plating them and finding the seemingly endless varieties, this accumulation is a product of such a study, it includes literally thousands of stamps including numerous stamps mounted on old time pages in folders, written-up in detail specifying varieties, there are also multiples including full sheets, and to go with them are numerous photographs of full sheets of various issues to show the settings of the overprints, one valuable stock book is organized in order specifying the Stanley Gibbons number and having thousands of mint and used, the catalog value of which is enormous, being perfect for study or as stock for a dealer, in addition to the normally issued stamps there are numerous other categories including the post cards stamps on mint and used cards as well as regular postal cards, revenues are present, both as used revenue stamps as well as the postal fiscals mint or with postal cancels, telegraph stamps are also present including multiples for plating, there is a collection of cancels identified and arranged by location, and even a few covers including some military railway covers, plus other interesting miscellaneous material of this colony, condition varies as would be expected but the vast majority is o.g. or used and mostly fine-very fine; this is by far one of the most interesting and valuable hoards of this interesting country that we have ever handled; Stanley Gibbons catalog value for just the listed material is in excess of £35,000. Est. 7,500-10,000

SOLD for $11,000.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
Palestine
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
584 og imageS.G. #35, 1920 1P Deep indigo, perf. 15x14, nicely centered, o.g., very lightly hinged, fresh and very fine; 1985 Rendon certificate (Scott #20d; $650.00). (Image) £425

SOLD for $260.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
585 og imageS.G. #38, 1920 1m Sepia, perf. 14, unusually well centered, rich color, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine; a scarce stamp; 1973 RPS certificate (Scott #15e; $625.00). (Image) £500

SOLD for $475.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
586 og imageS.G. #46, 1920 5m Orange, perf. 14, exceptionally bright and fresh, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine; 1988 Holcombe certificate (Scott #19b; $400.00). (Image) £350

SOLD for $400.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
587 O imageS.G. #58, 1921 1m Sepia, perf. 14, used, fresh color, lightly cancalled, very fine; an exceptionally rare stamp, with only one sheet of 240 having been printed, but only a tiny fraction of these still exist, and nearly all of which are used; 1967 RPS certificate (Scott #15f; $2,500.00). (Image) £2,000

SOLD for $950.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
588 O imageS.G. #58, 1921 20P Grey, perf. 14, used, well centered, very lightly cancelled, skillful small repair at top right, very fine appearance; only one sheet of 240 was issued, and only two mint and a small number of used examples have survived; 1992 BPA certificate (Scott #25d; $2,500.00). (Image) £2,500

SOLD for $675.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
589 ogO S.G. #1/111, D1-20, Mostly mint collection on quadrilled pages, the basic Scott numbers are complete, but also includes a mint and used block of the 1918 1P Deep blue (S.G. and Scott #1), as well as some better perf. varieties of the 1920 Overprints such as S.G. #43 (Scott #22d) with RPS certificate, also the 1923 8m Postage due imperforate pair, o.g., generally fine-very fine (Scott #1/84, J1-20). Est. 400-500

SOLD for $1,350.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
Papua
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
590 O imageS.G. #8, 1901 2/6 Black and brown, used, well centered, rich color, very fine (Scott #8; $575.00). (Image) £500

SOLD for $280.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
591 ogO S.G. #1/167, O55-66, Nearly complete mostly mint collection to 1941 on Scott pages, lacking only the 1901 2/6 to be complete per Scott, includes all of the later 2/6 high values mint, some perf. and other varieties present, also 32 mostly used perforated "OS" officials, o.g., generally quite clean and fine-very fine (Scott #1/121, C1-15, O1-12). Est. 400-500

SOLD for $1,000.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
Queensland
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
592 O imageS.G. #4, 1860 1p Carmine rose, clean cut perf., watermark large star, an especially choice used single, possessing exceptional centering within large margins which is most uncharacteristic of this issue, rich color, extremely fine; 1992 BPA certificate (Scott #4; $240.00). (Image) £250

SOLD for $280.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
Rhodesia
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
593 og imageS.G. #13, 1892 £10 Brown, mint single with bright fresh color, centered to the right but perfs. well clear of the design, o.g., minor thins at top, otherwise fine and rare stamp in mint condition; signed H. Bloch and accompanied by his 1982 Friedl certificate (Scott #19; $2,500.00). (Image) £2,750

SOLD for $700.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
594 og imageS.G. #51, 1896 "One Penny" surcharge on 3p Grey black and green, 9mm setting and stamp showing monogram paper maker's wmk., fresh mint single, bright colors, o.g., h.r., very fine and scarcer overprint (Scott #40; $375.00). (Image) £450

SOLD for $300.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
595 og imageS.G. #62a, 1896 4p Blue with "British/South Africa/Company" overprint, "Company" omitted, an extremely rare overprint error of which only sixteen examples have been recorded (one of which is in the Royal collection), mint single with clear deep color, centered to the top as nearly all are found, part o.g., light vertical crease, otherwise fine; a very desirable example of this striking error; example number five from the exhaustive census compiled by the highly regarded Rhodesian specialist Colin Hoffman (London Philatelist, Vol 95, 1986), this error being described by Mr. Hoffman as the rarest of the Rhodesian varieties; clear 1975 RPS certificate (Scott #46a; $9,000.00). (Image) £8,000

SOLD for $6,250.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
596 og imageS.G. #74, 1897 £2 Rosy red, perforated 15, a lovely mint single with radiant color of this later shade, fresh white paper, pleasingly centered with full even perforations all around, o.g., l.h., nearly very fine for this high value; signed Senf and accompanied by 1991 BPA certificate: ex-Dale-Lichtenstein (Scott #58; $1,700.00). (Image) £1,700

SOLD for $1,300.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
597 og imageS.G. #75aa, 1904 1/2p Yellow green, horizontal pair, imperforate vertically, bottom sheet-margin pair, well centered, fresh with brilliant yellow green color, o.g., l.h., very fine and choice variety; signed H. Bloch (Scott #59b; $625.00). (Image) £650

SOLD for $700.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM

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