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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH continued...

Straits Settlements continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
718 og imageS.G. #213, 1912 $25.00 Purple and blue on blue, deep intense colors and impressions, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine; signed A. Diena (Scott #172; $900.00). (Image) £1,100

SOLD for $675.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
719 ogO S.G. #1/298, D1-6, Rather comprehensive mint and used collection to 1945 on Scott pages, generally lacking only the classic rarities and the higher value 20th century stamps, some better 19th century present including six 1880 10c surcharges, 1883 2c on 32c unused and 1884 surcharges, 20th century is nearly all mint and has all of the King Edward and King George V sets to the £5, most o.g., a few small faults on some earlier stamps, later issues generally fine-very fine (Scott #1/262, J1-6). Est. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $4,000.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
Sudan
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
720 og imageS.G. #A4c, 1905 Small "Army Official" overprint Ty.A2 on 1m Brown and carmine, wmk. quatrefoil, se-tenant pair with large overprint Ty. A1, a magnificent mint horizontal pair containing the very rare small overprint, which is a terribly elusive stamp with this watermark in its own right, wonderfully fresh with luxuriant bright colors on fresh white paper, beautifully centered, fresh o.g., lightly hinged, extremely fine; the small overprint rarely makes its appearance as a single and is almost impossible to acquire in such a premium pair as this; signed Friedl and H. Bloch, as well as being accompanied by 1950 Friedl and 1995 BPA certificates (Scott #MO1, 2). (Image) £2,500+

SOLD for $2,800.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
721 og imageS.G. #A13, 1911 "Army Service" overprint Ty. A3 on 10Pi Black and mauve, choice mint example of this key high value, extraordinarily well centered with rich intense colors, o.g., l.h., extremely fine; 1954 BPA certificate (Scott #MO12; $500.00). (Image) £450

SOLD for $500.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
Swaziland
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
722 og imageS.G. #1a, 1889 "Swazieland" overprint on 1p Carmine, inverted overprint, mint single of this scarce variety, quite well centered, fresh dull carmine color of the original plus typical rough cut perforations, o.g., h.r., small thin spot, otherwise very fine; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #2a; $700.00). (Image) £700

SOLD for $220.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
723 og imageS.G. #3a, 1889 "Swazieland" overprint on 1/- Green, inverted overprint, well centered mint single, fresh bright color, o.g., h.r. which accompanying certificate states causes creases, we find any creasing that may be there to be extremely minimal, otherwise very fine: 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #5a; $600.00). (Image) £600

SOLD for $300.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
724 og imageS.G. #4a, 1889 "Swazieland" overprint on 1/2p Grey, inverted overprint, mint single of this variety that is scarcer with black overprint, o.g. under rather large h.r., small thin, otherwise nearly very fine; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #1a; $725.00). (Image) £800

SOLD for $290.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
725 og imageS.G. #5a, 1889 "Swazieland" overprint on 2p Olive bistre, perf. 12 1/2, inverted overprint, mint single with intense bright color, o.g. with large h.r. causing minor crease, tiny thin speck at top, nearly very fine centering and scarce variety; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #3a; $725.00). (Image) £700

SOLD for $230.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
726 og imageS.G. #5b, 1889 "Swazieland" overprint on 2p Olive Bistre, perf. 12 1/2, "d" of "Swazieland" omitted, position 51, mint example of this popular variety, quite well centered, bright color though faint central toning, o.g., h.r., very fine; this variety is found in the left bottom corner position of each sheet on only some printings; clear 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #3b; $475.00). (Image) £475

SOLD for $170.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
727 og imageS.G. #8a, 1890 "Swazieland" overprint on 5/- Slate blue, overprint inverted, overprint position 14 inverted on stamp position 47 showing broken right leg of "w", a well centered single, possessing particularly intense deep color on fresh white paper, o.g., h.r., trivial margin tear at top, otherwise very fine and an attractive example of this very scarce variety; clear 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #7a; $1,750.00). (Image) £1,600

SOLD for $400.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
728 og imageS.G. #9, 1889 "Swazieland" overprint on 10/- Fawn, a fresh mint example of this rare high value, centered to the left as most are, but clear of the design and better centered than most, clear bright color, o.g., small thins and a couple faint gum creases at left, very fine appearance: the rarest regularly issued stamp of this country with only a tiny number printed; 1990 BPA certificate (Scott #8; $5,000.00). (Image) £4,500

SOLD for $1,150.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
729 og imageS.G. #10a, 1892 "Swazieland" overprint in carmine on 1/2p Grey, inverted overprint, an exceptionally attractive example of this variety, beautifully centered and surrounded by full even perforations which is infrequent on these issues, bright and fresh, o.g., h.r., choice very fine; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #9a; $550.00). (Image) £500

SOLD for $300.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
730 og imageS.G. #10b, 1892 "Swazieland" overprint in carmine on 1/2p Grey, double overprint, attractive mint single, being very well centered, nice impression on bright paper, the overprints are clearly displaced and of equal strength, o.g., very fine and choice; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #9b; $500.00). (Image) £450

SOLD for $350.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
Tobago
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
731 O imageS.G. #7, 1880 "1d" manuscript surcharge on half of 6p Orange, tied to piece by full strike of "A14" cancel, rich bright color, very fine and attractive; 1969 BPA certificate (Scott #7; $880.00). (Image) £750

SOLD for $850.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
Togo
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
732 O imageS.G. #H8, 1914 "TOGO/ Anglo-French/Occupation" overprint on 50pf Black and purple on buff, wide setting, a marvelously well centered used example of this enormously rare value, bearing a clear and centrally struck "Lome/Togo/19.2.15" c.d.s., colors are deep with sharp impressions on fresh buff paper, accompaning certificate mentions tiny violet marks on two perf. tips which may be nothing more than traces of an auxiliary pmk. on the original cover, extremely fine; this is one of the rarest regular issues which included 24 stamps from the find at Kamina; (Image) £7,000

SOLD for $9,500.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
733 og imageS.G. #H10, 1914 "TOGO/Anglo-French Occupation" overprint on 1M Carmine, wide setting, right sheet-margin mint single with guide lines in the selvage, position 12, strong color, light overall aging to the paper, accompanying certificate mentions staining which is largely toning in the selvage, stamp is fine and rare; only about 100 stamps of this value were issued in this setting and the majority of those were used, making mint examples decidedly elusive in any condition; 1979 APS certificate (Scott #44; $5,000.00). (Image) £5,000

SOLD for $1,900.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
734 O imageS.G. #H11, 1914 "TOGO/Anglo-French/Occupation overprint on 2M Blue, wide setting, a magnificent right sheet-margin used example of this exceedingly rare high value, possessing numerous choice physical characteristics, including excellent centering, intense rich color on fresh white paper, and a neat clean strike of "Lome/Togo/22.10.14." c.d.s. pmk., choice very fine and a highly desirable copy of this rarity; Gibbs notes that only about 40 examples of the normal overprints were printed in this setting, and most known examples are unused, making this even rarer and an exciting opportunity for the used collector; signed Calves and accompanied by 1986 Holcombe certificate (Scott #45; $7,500.00). (Image) £8,500

SOLD for $11,500.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
735 O imageS.G. #H13a, 1914 "TOGO/Anglo-French/Occupation/One Penny" surcharge on 5pf Green, wide setting", thin "y" in "Penny", handsome used single tied to piece by "Lome/Togo/8.10.14 ", just a few days after issuance, fresh with deep color, extremely fine variety; 1982 BPA certificate (Scott #34a; $525.00). (Image) £350

SOLD for $100.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
736 O imageS.G. #H14, 1914 "TOGO/Anglo-French/Occupation" overprint on 3pf Brown, narrow setting, pristine used single with portion of 1914 Lome c.d.s., well centered, exceptionally fresh with bright color on clean white paper, choice very fine; Gibbs notes that this is a very rare stamp, despite the fact that most were used, he estimates that only about 25 stamps were issued making this immensely rare and undercataloged; 1979 BPA certificate; ex-Gibbs (Scott #48; $950.00). (Image) £900

SOLD for $625.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
737 ng imageS.G. #H15, 1914 "TOGO/Anglo-French/Occupation" overprint on 5pf Green, narrow setting, perfectly centered unused single, very fresh with bright color on pristine white paper, extremely fine; another underappreciated rarity in unused condition as Gibbs estimates that about 40 stamps were printed in this setting and two thirds of that number were used; signed A. Diena and accompanied by 1992 BPA certificate (Scott #49; $1,400.00). (Image) £1,100

SOLD for $800.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM

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