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Cayman Islands continued...

1921-26 KING GEORGE V PROOFS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2301 P image1921-26 King George V portrait die proof, in blue on cream semi-glazed paper measuring 44x57mm, very fine; an attractive and scarce proof; ex-Green. (Image) Est. 400-500

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2302 P image1921-26 King George V master die proof, with blank value tablets, in black on thick white glazed paper measuring 30x35mm, dated in pencil on the reverse "26/11/1920", very fine; a handsome engraved proof of this attractive design; ex-Green. (Image) Est. 400-500

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2303 P image1921-26 King George V master die proof, with blank value tablets, a similar proof to the previous, this in black on thick cream semi-glazed paper measuring 24x28m, very fine and attractive. (Image) Est. 300-400

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
2304 E S.G. #72E imageS.G. #72E, 1920 1 1/2p Brown photographic essay for the 1921-26 King George V series, a stamp size piece mounted on card, "5th Oct. 1920" date at top, on the reverse in pencil is inscribed "21 9/20 New issue design requested and this submission appd. Oct 21st (1921-26 issue)", a highly detailed essay that appears more like printing than photography, very similar in most ways to what was issued but differing very slightly, very fine; a rare and handsome essay: ex-Green (Scott #53E). (Image) Est. 500-750

SOLD for $675.00
Will close during Public Auction
2305 TC S.G. #73TC imageS.G. #73TC, 1921 2p Carmine trial color proofs in the carmine color as used for the 1p, thee different with different "Specimen" overprints including imperforate with "Specimen" overprint with small letters measuring 1 1/2mm high, another perforated 12 with s.e. at bottom measuring 2mm high, and the third perforated 14 with vertical block overprint measuring 2 1/2mm high, all on thick unwatermarked paper, very fine; ex-Green (Scott #54TC). (Image) Est. 400-500

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
2306 TC S.G. #73TC imageS.G. #73TC, 1921 2p Carmine trial color proofs in two shades of carmine similar to what was used for the 1p value, imperforate on thick unwatermarked paper, each with different "Specimen" overprint, one with small letters measuring 1 1/2mm high, the other measuring 2mm high, fine-very fine (Scott #54TC). (Image) Est. 200-300

SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
2307 TCbl S.G. #73TC imageS.G. #73TC, 1921 2p Carmine trial color proof in the carmine color similar to what was used for the 1p value, imperforate block of four, on thick unwatermarked paper and mounted on brown card, with "Specimen" overprints, very fine; ex-Green (Scott #54TC). (Image) Est. 400-500

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
2308 TC S.G. #73TC imageS.G. #73TC, 1921 2p Carmine trial color proof in the shade of carmine similar to what was used for the 1p value, vertical pair, perforated 14 vertically and imperforate horizontally, on thick unwatermarked paper, with "Specimen" overprints, very fine and attractive; (Scott #54TC). (Image) Est. 300-400

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2309 TCbl S.G. #73TC imageS.G. #73TC, 1921 2p Carmine trial color proof in the carmine color, similar to what was used for the 1p value, block of four, perforated 14 vertically and imperforate horizontally, on thick unwatermarked paper, with "Specimen" overprints, unobtrusive faults to the left pair including edge tear, other pair is sound and very fine; ex-Green (Scott #54TC). (Image) Est. 400-500

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2310 TC S.G. #73TC imageS.G. #73TC, 1921 2p Carmine trial color proof in the shade of carmine similar to what was used for the 1p value, attractive top right corner margin single, perforated 14, on thick unwatermarked paper, without the "Specimen" overprint that is sometimes found on these, very fine and attractive (Scott #54TC). (Image) Est. 200-300

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
2311 TC S.G. #73TC imageS.G. #73TC, 1921 2p Carmine trial color proof, similar proof color similar to what was used for the 1p value, this a right sheet-margin single, perforated 14, on thick unwatermarked paper, without the "Specimen" overprint, very fine and attractive (Scott #54TC). (Image) Est. 200-300

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2312 TCbl S.G. #76TC imageS.G. #76TC, 1921 4 1/2p Blue trial color proof, similar to what was used for the 2 1/2p value, attractive top left corner margin block of four with extra-large selvage showing the double border line as well as the plate sinkage, imperforate on thick unwatermarked paper, minor thin spots in the selvage only, proofs are very fine; a handsome multiple; ex-Edmondson (Scott #57TC). (Image) Est. 400-500

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
2313 TCbl S.G. #76TC imageS.G. #76TC, 1921 4 1/2p Blue trial color proof, similar to the previous lot with color as used for the 2 1/2p value, top sheet-margin block of four with extra-large selvage showing the double border line and plate registration marks, imperforate on thick unwatermarked paper, creasing largely in the right pair, very fine appearance (Scott #57TC). (Image) Est. 200-300

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
2314 TCbl S.G. #76TC imageS.G. #76TC, 1921 4 1/2p Blue trial color proof, similar to the previous lot with color as used for the 2 1/2p value, handsome right sheet-margin block of ten (5x2), with extra-large selvage showing the double border line and plate sinkage, imperforate on thick unwatermarked paper, natural paper wrinkle in bottom right stamp and minor thin spots in the selvage only, otherwise very fine; and attractive and scarce multiple; ex-Byl (Scott #57TC). (Image) Est. 750-1,000

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
2315 P S.G. #64P imageS.G. #64P, 1921 5/- Yellow green on pale yellow, plate proof on ungummed paper, watermarked multiple Crown and "CA", imperforate with wide margins all around, very fine, attractive and scarce (Scott #67P). (Image) Est. 200-300

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
2316 P S.G. #77P imageS.G. #77P, 1922 6p Claret, plate proof on ungummed paper, watermarked multiple Crown and script "CA", imperforate right sheet-margin with clear to wide margins on the other sides as well, slight soiling in the top left corner, otherwise very fine and scarce (Scott #58P). (Image) Est. 200-300

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2317 P S.G. #80P imageS.G. #80P, 1922 2/- Violet on blue, plate proof on ungummed paper, watermarked multiple Crown and script "CA", imperforate with well clear to extra-large margins, very fine and fresh; a scarce and attractive proof (Scott #60P). (Image) Est. 200-300

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1921-26 KING GEORGE V SPECIMENS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2318 S S.G. #60S-67S, 69S-83S imageS.G. #60S-67S, 69S-83S, 1921-26 King George V with "Specimen" overprints cplt. for all nineteen values including both the regular "CA" and script "CA" watermarks, attractive and fresh with strong rich colors, some values with h.r., fine-very fine (Scott #50S-63S, 64S-68S; $625.00). (Image) £550

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
2319 S S.G. #60S-67S var. imageS.G.#60S-67S var., 1921-22 3p to 10/- King George V with "Specimen" overprints from the Madagascar archives cplt., four pieces of the ledger page with horizontal strips of three of each of the five values with multiple Crown and "CA" watermark, each affixed and cancelled by portions of large red "Postes et Telegraphes/Collection de Berne/Madagascar" circular handstamp, very fine; the U.P.U. at this time was sending strips of only three to the member nations, it was the practice of Madagascar to affix them to ledger sheets and at this later period they were not separated into singles as had been the earlier practice; extremely rare and certainly unique as such being one of the few ways to obtain multiples of the specimens; a wonderful addition to a specialized collection of the Cayman Islands; ex-Cooley (Scott #64S-68S var.). (Image) Est. 750-1,000

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
2320 S S.G. #69S-83S var. imageS.G.#69S-83S var., 1922-26 1/4p to 10/- King George V with "Specimen" overprints from the Madagascar archives cplt. for all fourteen values with the multiple Crown and script "CA" watermark, in horizontal strips of three affixed to six pieces of the ledger page and cancelled by portions of large red "Postes et Telegraphes/Collection de Berne/Madagascar" circular handstamp, one piece has the top of page 00036 and dated August 9, 1923, another has the endorsement and signature of the director of posts, very fine; it was the practice of Madagascar to affix the three sets that were sent to the U.P.U. member nations to ledger sheets and at this time they left them in strips of three as received; extremely rare and certainly unique as such being one of the few ways to obtain multiples of the specimens; ideal for an exhibition collection; ex-Cooley (Scott #50S-63S var.). (Image) Est. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction

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