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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH continued...

British Guiana
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
100 O imageS.G. #2, 1850 4c Black on orange "Cotton Reel", cut to shape, bright color, light horizontal crease ties the stamp to small piece, very fine appearance for this rare classic; 1967 and 1997 BPA certificates (Scott #2; $3,750.00). (Image) £4,250

SOLD for $5,250.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
101 O imageS.G. #6, 1850 12c Black on indigo "Cotton Reel", cut to shape, strong color, completely sound, very fine for this classic rarity; 1970 and 1997 BPA certificates (Scott #5b; $3,000.00). (Image) 2,750.00

SOLD for $6,000.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
102 O imageS.G. #147, 1878 (1c) on 4c Blue, "OFFICIAL" ruled through with one horizontal and one vertical bar, used, well centered, lightened cancel, very fine; an immensely rare stamp that only exists used; 2004 Brandon certificate (Scott # 85a; $2,500.00). (Image) £2,250

CLOSED
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
103 O imageS.G. #147, 1878 (1c) on 4c Blue, "OFFICIAL" ruled through with one horizontal and one vertical bar, remarkably, the Allen collection contains a second example of this rarity, bright and fresh, small thin spot and slightly rounded corner at top left, very fine appearance; signed H. Bloch and accompanied by a clear 1991 PF certificate (Scott #85a; $2,500.00). (Image) £2,250

SOLD for $950.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
104 O imageS.G. #155b, 1881 "2" surcharge on 12c Pale violet, double surcharge, used, nicely centered, especially rich bright color, very fine; a scarce error; 1990 BPA certificate (Scott #99a; $475.00). (Image) £425

SOLD for $575.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
105 O imageS.G. #O4, 1875 12c Brownish purple, with "OFFICIAL" overprint, neatly cancelled by "A03" postmark, nearly very fine; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #O4; $575.00). (Image) £500

SOLD for $425.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
106 O imageS.G. #O9, 1877 6c Brown with "OFFICIAL" overprint, lovely used single, exceptionally well centered, strong rich color, very fine; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #O9; $625.00). (Image) £600

SOLD for $375.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
107 og imageS.G. #O10, 1877 8c Rose with "OFFICIAL" overprint, strong rich color and a crisp impression, certificate inexplicably states "soiled" although the stamp is actually quite fresh, o.g., trace of a horizontal crease not mentioned on certificate, otherwise very fine; a terribly elusive stamp; 1981 RPS certificate (Scott #O10; $2,250.00). (Image) £1,900

SOLD for $950.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
108 ogO S.G. #9/321, O1/8, Substantial collection balance to 1946 on Scott pages, includes the 1852 1c and 4c with the usual surface faults, six of the 1853-60 Imperforate Ship stamps including a couple unused, the rare 1856 4c Black on magenta affixed to piece (BPA: genuine, but condition cannot be verified until stamp removed from piece), comprehensive showing of the perforated Ship stamps which are mostly used with a few better mint/unused values, the 1863 Typeset issue is complete including all three 4c values, some better 1878-81 surcharges, the 1888-89 Surcharges are complete mint including both $4.00 values, the 1890 1c on $1.00 Surcharges include three double overprints, from 1898 onward the collection is complete and all mint, plus seven different official stamps, the early issues are in mixed condition as is usual, later issues are mainly fine-very fine; an unusually strong showing from this difficult colony. Est. 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $8,000.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
British Honduras
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
109 O imageS.G. #24, 1888 "3 cents" surcharge on 3p Chocolate, watermarked Crown and CC, perf. 12 1/2, a used example of this exceptionally rare stamp, whose existence is due to having a single sheet of 60 of the 3p perf. 12 1/2 surcharged among a much larger quantity of the perf. 14 3p values to alleviate a shortage of new currency postage stamps, of the sixty originally surcharged far fewer still exist, this particular example is a little soiled and has a small tear in the left margin, however it is lightly cancelled and fine appearing; 1967 PF and 1995 BPA certificates; ex-Prappas and illustrated in the Robson Lowe Encyclopedia, Vol V on page 674 (Scott #19; $5,250.00). (Image) £4,750

SOLD for $4,000.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
110 O imageS.G. #30, 1888 "50 cents" surcharge on 1/- Grey, used, nicely centered, strong color and impression, lightly cancelled, very fine; 1975 RPS certificate (Scott #25; $500.00). (Image) £475

SOLD for $850.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
111 og imageS.G. #49b, 1891 5c on 3c on 3p Red brown, "FIVE" and bar surcharge double, a particularly fresh mint example, with deep luxuriant color and an especially crisp impression, uncharacteristically well centered as well, o.g., very fine; 1990 BPA certificate (Scott #35a; $240.00). (Image) £325

SOLD for $325.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
112 og imageS.G. #114a, 1916 1c Green, with inverted "WAR" overprint, bottom sheet-margin single, well centered and fresh, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine and handsome (Scott #MR1a; $200.00). (Image) £200

SOLD for $250.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
113 ogO S.G. #1/161, Highly complete mostly mint collection to 1938 on Scott pages, lacking only the 1888 3c on 3p and the 50c on 1/- Surcharges for completion per Scott, eight stamps are used, otherwise all mint, included are a few varieties such as 1899 25c "BEVENUE", a few early stamps with small faults or no gum, otherwise o.g. and fine-very fine (Scott #1/126). Est. 750-1,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
Brunei
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
114 og S.G. #1/78, Complete mint collection to 1937 on Scott pages, complete per Scott including the 1895 Local issue (no gum) and the key 1910 £25 value, also the Malaya-Borneo Exhibition set plus some varieties, the 1931 $1.00 is used, the rest of the collection is mint, most o.g. (some early issues with dried o.g. as often), fine-very fine (Scott #A1-10, 1-61). Est. 400-500

SOLD for $1,000.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
Bushire
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
115 og imageS.G. #4, 1915 (Aug.) 5ch Carmine and brown, very well centered, bright colors, o.g., mild h.r., very fine; the key stamp to the set; signed Champion (Scott #N4; $300.00). (Image) £300

SOLD for $350.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
116 O imageS.G. #15, 1915 1ch Deep blue and carmine, used, strong colors, slight surface rub, otherwise very fine; only 186 printed; signed A. Diena and accompanied by a 1981 RPS certificate (Scott #N15; $350.00). (Image) £350

SOLD for $170.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
117 og imageS.G. #16, 1915 2ch Carmine and deep blue, strong colors, o.g., light horizontal crease (probably a natural gum bend), otherwise very fine; the rarest stamp of Bushire, with only 18 examples printed; 1995 Brandon certificate (Scott #N16; $5,250.00). (Image) £6,500

SOLD for $4,750.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
118 og imageS.G. #17, 1915 3ch Deep green, fresh color, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine; only 149 printed; 1989 Holcombe certificate (Scott #N17; $375.00). (Image) £425

SOLD for $375.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM
119 O imageS.G. #18, 1915 5ch Vermilion, a fabulous used example of this great rarity, exceedingly well centered, brilliantly fresh color and paper, centrally struck "Bouchir (Depart)" c.d.s. postmark, extremely fine; with only 22 examples of this stamp printed, this surely ranks as one of the very finest known of this rarity of the British Empire; 1993 Holcombe certificate (Scott #N18; $4,750.00). (Image) £5,500

SOLD for $5,750.00
Closing..Apr-03, 09:00 AM

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