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British Commonwealth

BC612a) Barbados 1912-17 KGV Selection SG170-1, 173-7 (two shades of 3d and 4d) and SG197 MH (¼d used). CV £44, price $55

BU52) Burma 1942 (Japanese Occupation) Small hand addressed cover to Kyankse bearing 2 x SG48 ½Aa on 2s Scarlet General Nogi. Cancelled by cds of Danubyu 10 OCT 42. Reverse bears transit cds of Ma-Ubin 14 OCT. 42 also EXPERIMENTAL P.O. cds of 19 OCT. 42. Rare! Price $995

BU42) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) Colour PPC FDC bearing SG J82/84 cancelled by Flag Pictorial handstamps in Violet of 1 AUG 42 to Postmaster, Insein. Insein arrival cds on correspondence side of 2 AUG.43 RARE! Price $995

BU47) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) SG J46 1a Scarlet on small  cover to Nippon Police Station Ngazun, Sagaing District. Cancelled by Rangoon cds of 10 JAN 43 and with Sagaing arrival cds of 19 JAN 43 on reverse. Neat hand addressed cover, in English. Rare survivor, price $925

BU51) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) SG J72a 5c Scarlet crossed swords IMPERF on neat small handwritten cover locally used. Cancelled by cds of Kyonpyaw 5 APR.43.  Price $240

BU50) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) SG J72 5c Scarlet crossed swords on neat small handwritten cover locally used. Cancelled by cds of Kyonpyaw 7 JUN.43.  Price $240

BU46) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) SG J77 5c Carmine, large C on hand addressed cover to  Danubyu. Cancelled cds of …NKO CHIN ROAD 10 -6- 43, and with arrival cds of DANUBRY 18 JUN 43 Way better than average condition, small tear at base does not detract. price $295

BU42) ) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) Colour PPC FDC bearing SG J82/84 cancelled by Flag Pictorial handstamps in Violet of 1 AUG 42 to Postmaster, Insein. Insein arrival cds on correspondence side of 2 AUG.43. Clean and neat, RARE! Price $995

BU45) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) SG J76 5c Carmine, small C on small hand addressed cover to  Henzada. Cancelled cds of Rangoon 4 AUG 43. Way better than average condition, price $395

BU38) Burma 1944 (Japanese Occupation) SG J92 solo use on OHMS p/stationery envelope with interior relating to reporting of contagious diseases amongst animals. Cancelled by cds of Toungoo 12 OCT 44 and with arrival h/stamp of 20OCT, town unclear. Handwritten cover in Sino-Tibetan. Neat & clean, price $275

BU49) Burma 1945 (Japanese Occupation)6PS Blue KGVI Postal Stationery card, used locally at Kyonpyaw. KGV imprint obliterated by heavy blue cross and uprated by 3C  blue SG J75 cancelled by Kyonpyaw cds of 8 MAR.5  Neat& clean hand addressed card. Price $495

BU55) Burma 1946 Officials Set, SG 028/40 Fresh Mint Lightly Hinged on Album Page. Cat. £75, price $99

BU54) Burma 1947 Officials Set, SG 041/053 Fresh mint lightly hinged on Album Page. Cat. £225, price $239

BC892) Ceylon 1864 watermark Crown CC 2/- Steel blue SG59 (deep shade) some HR, fresh Mint, Cat £375, Price $449

BC893) Ceylon KGVI 1938 5r Green & purple SG 397 MLH, Cat £55, Price $59

BC290) Fiji 1938 KGVI 1½d Canoe both dies MH, SG251-2. CV £22, price $29

BC291) Fiji 1938 KGVI 2d Map Die I MH SG253, toned and disturbed gum. CV £40, price $29

BC904) Fiji Postage Dues 1940 set of 8 to 1/6d SG D11-18, hinge remains Mint, Cat £140, Price $169

BC905) Fiji Postage Dues 1940 1/- Carmine-lake SG D17 Mint, Price $29

BC894) Hong Kong 1863-71 QV Crown CC wmk 8c Bright orange & 24c Green SG 11b & 14 on small piece tied by ‘B62’ barred numeral cancels, Price $59

BC895) Hong Kong 1863-71 QV Crown CC wmk 6c Lilac, 8c Bright orange (rounded corner) & 24c Green SG 10, 11b & 14 on small piece tied by ‘B62’ barred numeral cancels, some minor perf faults, Price $59

LM61) Hong Kong 1885 QV 50c on 48c Yellowish Brown SG41 Used, some thinning. CV £50, price $25

BC901) Hong Kong – PO’s in China 1917 overprints KGV wmk Mult Crown CA $1 Grey-purple & blue/blue SG 13a, fresh Mint, Cat £90, Price $119

BC897) Hong Kong 1938-52 KGVI 50c Purple perf 14 SG 153, fresh Mint, Cat £55, Price $59

BC898) Hong Kong 1938-52 KGVI 20c Rose red SG 148a, fresh Mint, Cat £28, Price $34.50

BC900 Hong Kong 1946 KGVI $5 Green & violet, chalk surface paper, SG 160ab, some HR, fresh Mint, Cat £120, Price $139

BC899 Hong Kong 1948  KGVI $1 Red-orange & green, chalk surface paper, SG156b, fresh Mint, Cat £55, Price $59

IN57) INDIA 1911 CORONATION DURBAR LOVELY SOUVENIR CARD WITH KGV  3 x 1a Carmine. 2 are machine cancelled 1 with KGV Cypher cds. Inside of card gives Post Office hours of business, despatch & delivery times to various parts of India. Scarce and attractive, only the 2nd we have handled in 50 years! Price $285 

IN34) India 1929 INDIA 1929 FIRST DAY COVER 2 ANNA VALUE SIGNED STEPHEN SMITH FIVE VALUES OF THE AIRMAIL STAMPS WERE ISSUED ON 4TH NOVEMBER 1929 THE 2 ANNA STAMP WAS ISSUED ON 20 TH DECEMBER 1929. On Goodyear Tyre advertising cover cancelled by Park St. Calcutta cds of 20 DEC 29. Neat clean cover addressed to Stephen Smith and with small boxed cachet “DATE OF ISSUE/INLAND/AIR MAIL STAMP”  Rare so fine, price $1350

IN56) India 1930 Mrs Victor Bruce (Mildred Bruce) signed flown SOLO FLIGHT LONDON-TOKYO IN HER PLANE Blackburn Bluebird. cacheted cover bears 1a KGV Rose Carmine SG 159 cancelled by East Rangoon cds of 31 OCT 30  with del’y same date cds on reverse. Mildred Mary Petre Bruce (10 November 1895 – 21 May 1990) was a British record-breaking racing motorist, speedboat racer and aviator in the 1920s and 1930s. Died 21 May 1990 (aged 94); Camden, London. Very rare survivor. Price $895

IN43) India 1931 1st Flight Cover Calcutta-Rangoon. Bears 2 x 1a Brown KGV cancelled by cds’s of Park St. Calcutta 24 JAN 31and with Del’y Calcutta cds on reverse of 30 JAN 31. Cachet in Purple bears images of Tiger and Elephant inscribed “Cie AIR – ORIENT Premier vol de Marseille a Saigon. So this would have flown on the Calcutta – Rangoon leg of the Marseille-Saigon 1st flight, and return. Stephen King produced  cover, price $298 

BC542) India 1935 KGV Silver Jubilee Set Used SG240-6 (top value is stars to left). CV £19, price $25

IN7) India 1937 Imperial Stamp Co. Registered Airmail Cacheted cover to New Zealand. Bears complete set 1929 Airmails. Cancelled by cds’s of Allahabad 13MY37 and with re-numbered private registration label of Imperial Stamp Co.  on reverse. Also Darwin transit cds of 22MY37 and GPO Sydney cds of 25MY37. Neat typewritten cover, small tear at top does not detract. Price $295

IN45) India 1948 Cacheted  Ghandi Memorial cover produced by Scott-Brown Stamps Bangalore. Bears solo use 12a Green Ghandi cancelled by Bangalore Pictorial Cancel of 15 AUGUST 1948 hand addressed to Rangoon, Burma. Price $145

BC902) Malaysia BMA overprints 1945-48 KGVI $5 Green & red/emerald SG 17 tied to small piece by ‘PULAU’ cds, Cat £160, Price $199
BC903) North Borneo 1948 $10 Silver Wedding fresh MUH, Price $49

BC870) South Africa 1915 use of Zieher German South East Africa embossed stamp postcard. Stampless On Active Service use, with signed by “ OC. (Officer Commanding)   No. 2 Armoured Train, “Scot” S.A. Engineer Corps. “ h/stamp in blue. Also blue boxed “POSTAGE PAID/PASSED CENSOR” Additionally cds of Army Base P.O. 5 South Africa  dated 18.FEB.15. Card is in good condition with three pinholes where most probably affixed to a noticeboard plus top left corner crease. Postal, let alone military usage of these cards is exceedingly rare. Price $495    

BC628) Southern Rhodesia 1937 KGVI Definitive Set of 13 SG40-52 used. CV £23, price $29

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