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Cayman Islands continued...

1935 KING GEORGE V PICTORIALS PROOFS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2341 P S.G. #96P-107P imageS.G. #96P-107P, 1935 1/4p to 10/- King George V Pictorials, Waterlow file die proofs, a unique assemblage of 21 different proofs in black on stiff bond, including the master head die proof for the King George V portrait used on all values, die proofs of the five basic frame designs all without value tablets and three without the King George V portrait, there two other master vignette dies of the Catboat and the Booby Bird, followed by the twelve individual values ether without central vignette or portrait, includes various reference numbers in manuscript for the die, roller and proof numbers, four with punch hole, all with "Cancelled/Record Proof/1 11 38" in red manuscript across the proof, some soiling and flaws as would be expected on these file production proofs including the three vertical designs cut into on one side, all of which is of little consequence as this unique set is the only one in existence, a visually stunning and rare group; ex-Marston, Cooley (Scott #85P-96P). (imagea) (imageb) (Image) Est. 4,000-5,000

SOLD for $6,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1935 KING GEORGE V PICTORIALS SPECIMENS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2342 S S.G. #96S-107S imageS.G. #96S-107S, 1935 1/4p to 10/- King George Pictorials perforated "Specimen" cplt., the type perforated diagonally in a straight line, a fresh and attractive set, o.g., tiny thin speck in the 1/- value, nearly all the rest are, n.h., very fine (Scott #85S-96S; $300.00). (Image) £275

SOLD for $220.00
Will close during Public Auction
2343 S S.G. #96S-107S imageS.G. #96S-107S, 1935 1/4p to 10/- King George Pictorials perforated "Specimen" cplt., a highly unusual offering of intact sheet margin strips of three, most are in vertical strips from the bottom three rows of the sheet or bottom right corner, the two vertical format designs are side margin horizontal strips of three, bright and attractive, without gum as it was quite likely these were affixed on pages in a country's postal archives, this being about the only way that multiples are available, very fine; exceptionally rare and the only strips of three that we have seen; ex-Green (Scott #85S-96S; $900.00+). (Image) £825+

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1935 KING GEORGE V PICTORIALS STAMPS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2344 nh S.G. # imageS.G. #96-107, 1935 1/4p to 10/- King George Pictorials cplt., an especially attractive mint set possessing brilliant colors, well centered, o.g., n.h., choice very fine (Scott #85-96; $350.00). (Image) for hinged £180

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2345 nhbl S.G. #96-107 imageS.G. #96-107, 1935 1/4p to 10/- King George Pictorials cplt. in bottom sheet-margin blocks of four with "Waterlow & Sons Limited, London Wall, London, E.C." imprints, all are exceptionally fresh and well centered, lovely bright colors, o.g., n.h., extremely fine; ex-Green (Scott #85-96; $1,400.00+). (Image) for hinged £720+

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2346 O S.G. #96-107 imageS.G. #96-107, 1935 1/4p to 10/- King George Pictorials cplt., a scarce used set, nearly all are from the island of Cayman Brac with various cancels of Stake Bay, the 1/2p has a very scarce early 1939 cancel of the Creek, Type 1, and the 5/- and 10/- have Little Cayman Type I cancels, all are attractive and very fine (Scott #85-96; $220.25). (Image) £180

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
1935 SILVER JUBILEE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2347 P S.G. #108P-11P imageS.G. #108P-11P, 1935 1/2p to 1/- Silver Jubilee, die proofs for the frame plates cplt., a handsome, and quite likely unique, set of the four values showing the frames and portrait of King George V with central vignette blank, each is in black on bright white wove paper and measures 43x27mm, affixed at the left edge to small piece of page from the De La Rue archives, all are crisp and exceptionally fresh with razor-sharp proof impression, extremely fine; four different security printers were used to produce all the Silver Jubilee omnibus issue, De La Rue produced issues for fourteen countries, Cayman Islands being one of them, the proofs offered here are a prime example of the great quality work that this company was well known for; a lovely exhibition quality set indispensable for anyone preparing an exhibit of this issue for the Cayman Islands or for this popular omnibus issue; ex-Green (Scott #81P-84P). (imagea) (Image) Est. 4,000-5,000

SOLD for $6,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2348 og S.G. #110h imageS.G. #110h, 1935 6p Silver Jubilee, dot by flagstaff, position plate 4/R 8/4, a constant variety in the vignette plate, well centered and bright, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine; ex-Green (Scott #83 var.). (Image) £190

SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
2349 nhbl S.G. #110h imageS.G. #110h, 1935 6p Silver Jubilee, dot by flagstaff, position plate 4/R 8/4, bottom right corner plate no. 4 block of nine (3x3), the variety being the top left stamp, fresh and crisp, o.g., n.h., very fine; a particularly nice example because it confirms the position and identifies the blue vignette plate no. 4 (Scott #83 var.). (Image) for hinged £202+

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2350 og S.G. #111h imageS.G. #111h, 1935 1/- Silver Jubilee, dot by flagstaff, position plate 4/R 8/4, a constant variety in the vignette plate, well centered with strong rich colors, o.g., lightly hinged, very fine (Scott #84 var.). (Image) £325

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2351 c S.G. #101, 108, 110 imageS.G. #101, 108, 110, 1935 2 1/2p Pictorial and 1/2p and 6p Silver Jubilees, tied to the first air mail flight cover by "Georgetown/Cayman Islands/JY 30 1935 double circle c.d.s., Type 7a, bold special "First Air Mail/Via Jamaica" two line flight cachet, posted to New York, blue on violet blue air mail label, private company August 6, 1935 receiving handstamp on the reverse, very fine; this is the first flight involving the Cayman Islands and even then the mail for this flight was transported by the M.S. "Cimboco" by sea to Kingston, Jamaica and from there by Pan American Airways, the fee was 2 1/2p foreign letter rate plus 6 1/2p air rate; Giraldi and McCann note that the number of covers flown was very few and award winning collector of Cayman Islands, Robert J. Cooley, thought that there were perhaps as few as four covers known, in any case exceptionally rare; ex-Green (Scott #81, 83, 90). (Image) Est. 400-500

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1938 KING GEORGE VI ARTIST'S DRAWING
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2352 E S.G. #120E imageS.G. #120E, 1938 2 1/2p King George VI artist's drawing, a stamp size bicolor wash drawing done in blue, grey and Chinese white by Hugo Fleury of Waterlow & Sons, Ltd., showing the frame and portrait of the King in grey and the vignette of the Cayman Schooner in blue, very similar to the issued value that was first issued in a single color blue and then later in orange, lacks the title for the schooner and has a pencil note in the top margin to change a misspelling of "Caymen" to "Cayman", mounted on dark grey card typical of Waterlow proofs, very fine; a unique artist's drawing and a key piece for the King George VI collector; ex-Green (Scott #105E). (Image) Est. 750-1,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
POSTAL STATIONERY ESSAYS AND PROOFS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2353 P image1908 1/4p Postal card, die proof of stamp impression in black on glazed card affixed to thick card measuring 90x114mm, manuscript "April 14th. 08." date at top and "Approved/12 4 08" with initials at bottom, couple tone flecks to card of no significance, very fine; a rare and handsome approval proof; ex-Cooley. (Image) Est. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
2354 E image1909 1/2p Wrapper, die essay of the stamp impression, in olive green color on thin glazed card, about stamp size and mounted on thick card measuring 31x33mm, design differs very slightly from the issued design and has some design touch up with Chinese white, dated on the reverse "5. 3. 09", very fine and rare proof from the De La Rue archives; ex-Byl, Cooley. (Image) Est. 750-1,000

SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
2355 E image1909 1p Postal card, die essay of the stamp impression of the design similar to what was used on both the 1p postal card and the 1p envelope, lacking some shading lines by the crown and some of the ornaments different or not completed, in rose carmine of stamp size on thin glazed card mounted on thick card measuring 31x33mm, dated "6. 8. 09" on reverse, very fine and rare proof from the De La Rue archives; ex-Freeland. (Image) Est. 750-1,000

SOLD for $675.00
Will close during Public Auction
2356 P image1909 1p Postal card, die proof of the stamp impression of the design that was used on both the 1p postal card and the 1p envelope, in black on glazed paper measuring 37x63mm, large enough at top and bottom to show the die impression, light hinge thins at the extreme top and bottom and mostly outside the die area, very fine and rare; ex-Cooley. (Image) Est. 750-1,000

SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
2357 P image1909 1p Postal card, die proof, a similar proof in black on glazed paper measuring 33x40mm, small thin at top edge, very fine. (Image) Est. 500-750

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2358 E image1911 2 1/2p Postal envelope, die essay of the stamp impression in black on glazed paper measuring 34x41mm, nearly a finished proof but lacking a small triangle in front of the small "2" that is found on the issued design, fresh and very fine; a rare essay that could be easily overlooked. (Image) Est. 500-750

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
2359 P image1911 2 1/2p Postal envelope, die proof of the stamp impression in black on glazed paper measuring 22x26mm, similar to the previous only this example being the finished die as issued, very fine and rare. (Image) Est. 400-500

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
USED POSTAL STATIONERY
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2360 c image1/4p Brown postal card, small size measuring 121x75mm, proper commercial local use with "George Town/Grand Cayman/SE 24 08" c.d.s., Type 4 pmk., announcement of a meeting of the Grand Cayman Branch of the Jamaican Agricultural Society, trivial tone spots and minor corner crease, very fine legitimate local usage that is unusually scarce. (Image) Est. 200-300

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction

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