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Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1661 nh C16-17 C16-17, 1936 South Atlantic Flight, choice mint set, excellent centering, rich luxuriant color, o.g., n.h., extremely fine (Yvert 321 Ç790).#C16-17, 1936 South Atlantic Flight, choice mint set, excellent centering, rich luxuriant color, o.g., n.h., extremely fine (Yvert #321; €790). (Image) $472.50

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
GREAT BRITAIN
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1662 ngS S.G. #399s-403s S.G. 399s-403s, 1913 26 to £1 Waterlow Seahorses, with handstamped Specimen cplt., well centered and strong colors, no gum, 5- with a few short perfs., very fine and attractive
set of these rarely offered specimens (Scott 173S-76S).S.G. #399s-403s, 1913 2/6 to £1 Waterlow Seahorses, with handstamped "Specimen" cplt., well centered and strong colors, no gum, 5/- with a few short perfs., very fine and attractive set of these rarely offered specimens (Scott #173S-76S). (imagea) (Image) £4,500

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1663 og O48 O48, 1901 10p Carmine rose and lilac, with O.W.Official overprint, an exceptionally well centered example of this official rarity, rich luxuriant colors, o.g., lightly hinged,
extremely fine an especially difficult stamp in this choice quali#O48, 1901 10p Carmine rose and lilac, with "O.W./Official" overprint, an exceptionally well centered example of this official rarity, rich luxuriant colors, o.g., lightly hinged, extremely fine; an especially difficult stamp in this choice quality;1982 RPS and 1995 BPA certificates (S.G. #O35; £3,500). (Image) $3,250.00

SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
BRITISH OFFICES ABROAD
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1664 Opc British post offices abroad collection of 25 singles or pairs of Great Britain stamps used in the various British postal agencies around the world, some on piece plus three covers including two 1866-69 covers from Alexandria Egypt to England with 1/- Green values, seven other items from Egypt including two 5/- Rose with "B01" and "B02" of Alexandria and Suez respectively, there is also a nice selection of Constantinople including an 1870 cover with 6p Lilac and seven other items mostly with "C" in oval of bars cancel, other items are from the Caribbean and South America including St. Thomas and Panama, includes a particularly attractive example of the scarce 10p Red brown with blue "B32" of Buenos Ayres (S.G. #Z21) as well as a 1/- Green used in Callao, Peru, overall fine-very fine and an interesting collection of these scarcer used Great Britain stamps (S.G. catalog value over £2,250). Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
1665 O 1/64 British Offices in Levant #1/64, 1885-1921 Used collection of over 100 of the various surcharges and overprints on Great Britain stamps used in the Offices in Turkey, includes all the Victoria issues including two examples each of the 12 Pi on 2/6 Lilac on white and slightly bluish paper, Edward issues show the numerous printings and include better high values and concluding with George V issues, also six covers and cards, overall fine-very fine with few exceptions; a nice lot for the student who likes to collect the printings of the various issues in this complicated area (S.G. #1/50; catalog value in excess of £1,400). Est. $500-750

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1666 O 1/611 British Offices in Morocco #1/611 1898-1957 Comprehensive used collection of the British Agencies in the various parts of Morocco, over 350 mostly different, starting with the Victoria issues mostly complete with "Morocco/Agencies" overprints, then extensive sections of each of the different currencies used including British, Spanish and French plus a comprehensive selection of Tangier, the largest portion of the value is in the numerous shilling values that are present in all of the reigns from King Edward VII to Queen Elizabeth II, exceptionally clean and attractive with hardly any faults present, fine-very fine or better; an exceptionally interesting area to collect with all of its varieties and printings; a wonderful collection that can easily be worked to completion (S.G. #1/342; catalog value in excess of £3,000). Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1667 Op British occupation of the Italian Colonies used collection of 125 mostly different including the "M.E.F." overprints of the Middle East Forces, plus the issues for the British Military Administration surcharges for Eritrea, Somalia and Tripolitania, quite comprehensive including the high values on shilling value stamps of Great Britain, also includes many of the postage due sets, plus an additional 20 stamps from the British Postal Agency in Arabia and officials of Muscat, all are fresh and attractive, fine-very fine; a difficult area to collect used as they are far more available mint (S.G. catalog value over £1,500). Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
1668 c British North Africa and Middle East cover group of 21 covers with a dozen covers of British Morocco including unoverprinted Great Britain stamps used in Morocco and three nice pieces of postal stationery, also includes three attractive 1918 W.T. Wilson covers with "I.E.F." overprints of the Indian Expeditionary Forces cplt. and a 1927 registered cover of Muscat, fine-very fine. Est. $200-300

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
GRENADA
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1669 c 1789 Grenada and Crown in circle, beautiful strike of the first handstamped marking of Grenada, on reverse of entire folded ship letter to London, bold DoverShip Lre two-line
handstamp on the front, p the Hope ms. routing instruction and 1789 "Grenada" and Crown in circle, beautiful strike of the first handstamped marking of Grenada, on reverse of entire folded ship letter to London, bold "Dover/Ship Lre" two-line handstamp on the front, "p the Hope" ms. routing instruction and "2/" ms. rate, backstamped with "JY 16 89" double circle Bishop's mark, letter is all present but rather extensive fold separation that has been hinged reinforced, fine and rare early cover of Grenada. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $190.00
Will close during Public Auction
1670 og 2 2, 1861 6p Rose, rough perf. 14 to 16, attractive mint single of the first issue without watermark, bright rose color, extraordinarily well centered with perforations clear of
the design virtually all around, slightly disturbed o.g., extremely f#2, 1861 6p Rose, rough perf. 14 to 16, attractive mint single of the first issue without watermark, bright rose color, extraordinarily well centered with perforations clear of the design virtually all around, slightly disturbed o.g., extremely fine; 2007 BPA certificate (S.G. #3; £900). (Image) $1,050.00

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1671 c 6, 7 6, 7 1873-74 1p Blue green and 6p Orange vermilion, both intermediate perf. 15, wmk. large star, 1p with sideways wmk. and rounded corner perf. at bottom right, tied to lovely
and rare mourning cover to France by clear DMay 10 1874 c.d.s.#6, 7 1873-74 1p Blue green and 6p Orange vermilion, both intermediate perf. 15, wmk. large star, 1p with sideways wmk. and rounded corner perf. at bottom right, tied to lovely and rare mourning cover to France by clear "D/May 10 1874" c.d.s. of Grenville, small Grenada and red London Paid transits on the front and several French transits and backstamps on the reverse, very fine and attractive; a most unusual franking which appears to have been accepted underfranked, the Grenada post office seems to have had difficulty knowing how to frank covers to France, early covers from the 19th century are found rated between 8p and 1/1 1/2, often with the use of bisects prior to the issuance of 1/2p stamps, this cover is rated much like a parish post office postings to one of the other West Indies islands; an extremely rare as well as a beautiful cover; ex-Messenger, Hackmey, featured in these sales as a lovely cover with no mention of the rate discrepancy; 2007 BPA certificate (S. G. #11, 12). (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1672 c 7, 7A, 7Aa 7Aa 1875 1p Green, perf. 14, wmk. large star, diagonal bisect, along with two singles of the 1p and an 1873 6p Orange vermilion (S.G. 7, 7A), on wonderfully attractive 1877
cover to France (cover professionally and amazingly well restored, the#7Aa 1875 1p Green, perf. 14, wmk. large star, diagonal bisect, along with two singles of the 1p and an 1873 6p Orange vermilion (S.G. #7, 7A), on wonderfully attractive 1877 cover to France (cover professionally and amazingly well restored, the upper left corner with the franking having been torn from the cover, but put back and restored so that it is barley noticeable to the naked eye), this cover originated at the parish post office of Sauteurs with the 6p and two 1p singles tied by "C/Oct 27/77" c.d.s. with additional strike on reverse, small Grenada c.d.s. of the General Post Office at St. George's of the same date on the reverse, apparently held in St. George's for over a week when another strike of November 6th was applied and the 1p bisect was added and clearly tied by "A15" in bars oval cancel in the same ink as the November c.d.s., treated as a fully paid cover with red crayon "1/0 1/2" rate, red London Paid and French maritime c.d.s. on the front, backstamped, extremely fine appearance and an exceedingly rare bisect cover; this cover illustrates the great confusion by the various Grenadine post office officials concerning the proper rate to France; this is one of three bisect covers from an outlying parish post office to France, one is franked as this and the other has 8p postage including two diagonal bisects, all credit Great Britain 1/01/2 even though there was not enough postage to cover that amount; from our research this cover was first offered and its story told in an April 25th, 1963 auction of Grenada for an unnamed collector by Harmer Rooke and Co. of London where it was described as "A very valuable and probably unique cover."; 2007 BPA certificate (S.G. #12, 14, 14a). (Image) Est. $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1673 E 1875 Engine turning essay, taken from the presentation sheet of Perkins, Fairman and Heath Bacon, being the design that was used for the background of the undenominated Chalon
Head design that was used for both postage and revenue designs, in bla1875 Engine turning essay, taken from the presentation sheet of Perkins, Fairman and Heath Bacon, being the design that was used for the background of the undenominated Chalon Head design that was used for both postage and revenue designs, in black on soft card measuring 137x35mm, very fine; 2004 BPA certificate. (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $80.00
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1674 p 15a 15a, 1883 Half of 1p Orange revenue with provisional Postage overprint, unsevered pair, tied to piece by D cancel of Grenville used on June 6, 1883, quite well centered for
this, light gum staining to perfs., otherwise very fine (S.G.29a £#15a, 1883 Half of 1p Orange revenue with provisional "Postage" overprint, unsevered pair, tied to piece by "D" cancel of Grenville used on June 6, 1883, quite well centered for this, light gum staining to perfs., otherwise very fine (S.G.#29a; £450). (Image) $525.00

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
1675 c 16 16, 1883 half of 1p Orange revenue with provisional Postage overprint, neatly tied to unsealed envelope to Thomas Finlagson & Co. in Trinidad by small blue GrenadaJA 20 83
c.d.s. with index letter A, trivial pinhole at bottom right of cov#16, 1883 half of 1p Orange revenue with provisional "Postage" overprint, neatly tied to unsealed envelope to Thomas Finlagson & Co. in Trinidad by small blue "Grenada/JA 20 83" c.d.s. with index letter "A", trivial pinhole at bottom right of cover and slight overall aging to the paper of the envelope, otherwise very fine; paying the 1/2p inter-island printed matter rate but philatelicly inspired as virtually all such frankings are; scarce early usage; 2007 BPA certificate (S.G. #29). (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1676 c 16 16, 1883 half of 1p Orange revenue with provisional Postage overprint, attractive bisect tied to small cover to Trinidad by small February Grenada c.d.s. in blue, matching blue
T postage due handstamp with 5 cts marked in blue crayon, very#16, 1883 half of 1p Orange revenue with provisional "Postage" overprint, attractive bisect tied to small cover to Trinidad by small February Grenada c.d.s. in blue, matching blue "T" postage due handstamp with "5 cts" marked in blue crayon, very fine cover paying the printed matter rate; Grenada marked it due in an attempt to recover their postal fee on this philatelic usage despite the fact this was against UPU regulations; 2007 BPA certificate (S.G. #29). (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1677 ng 8 var. S.G. 8 var., 1881 alf-Penny surcharge error on Deep mauve with H partially omitted, a fresh unused example of this extremely rare variety that was caused by a piece of type
becoming loose and failing to print, centered to the top right slighS.G. #8 var., 1881 "alf-Penny" surcharge error on Deep mauve with "H" partially omitted, a fresh unused example of this extremely rare variety that was caused by a piece of type becoming loose and failing to print, centered to the top right slightly into the design, quite typical of this issue, bright fresh color, very fine; this is one of just two copies that we are aware of that are purported to be the missing "H" variety; to the naked eye the "H" is missing, but under strong magnification slight traces of black ink are discernable, whether that is the case with the other example is not known; still an impressive appearing example of this variety and of great rarity; (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1678 p 142a 142a, 1943 10- Rose Carmine and grey blue, perf. 12, bottom sheet margin single showing a portion of the imprint, tied to piece by portion of c.d.s. cancel, well centered, very
fine there are numerous printings of this value, but this exceptio#142a, 1943 10/- Rose Carmine and grey blue, perf. 12, bottom sheet margin single showing a portion of the imprint, tied to piece by portion of c.d.s. cancel, well centered, very fine; there are numerous printings of this value, but this exceptionally rare printing is easily identified because this is the only one that is perforated 12 all around; a truly rare stamp that is seldom found used (S.G. #163c; £1,500). (Image) $1,400.00

SOLD for $1,350.00
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1679 c J1-3 J1-3, 1892 1c-3c Postage dues cplt., tied to cover on arrival from St. Vincent by GrenadaMY 1293 c.d.s. with additional strike at right, KingstownSt. VincentMY 8 93 c.d.s., all
markings are on the front, very fine and attractive Grenada#J1-3, 1892 1c-3c Postage dues cplt., tied to cover on arrival from St. Vincent by "Grenada/MY 12/93" c.d.s. with additional strike at right, "Kingstown/St. Vincent/MY 8 93" c.d.s., all markings are on the front, very fine and attractive; Grenada was one of the earlier countries in the Caribbean to issue postage dues and quite rare with all three on one cover (S.G. #D1-3). (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
GRENADA LARGE LOTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1680 O 3/202, J1/18 #3/202, J1/18, 1863-1964 Used collection of 240 mostly different stamps starting with a modest showing of the early Queen Victoria issues, includes a "Postage" overprint on 1/2p Orange unsevered pair (#15a with BPA certificate, small tear at left, one of the very few faults in the entire lot), nearly all the Edward VII issues are complete including the 5/- and 10/- values as is the Seal of the Colony design, the George V issues are comprehensive including the 10/- and the George VI issues are noteworthy for the numerous varieties, plus the early Queen Elizabeth II definitives and postage dues, some duplication is present but usually to show shades, varieties or cancels, overall fresh and clean with hardly any faults, fine-very fine or better (S.G. #5/220, D1/18; catalog value in excess of £2,900). Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction

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