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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
 

BC923) Antigua 1903-07 wmk Crown CC ½d (crease) Mint, 1d (1 Mint, 1 MNG), 2d Mint, 3d MNG, 2/- (2 with distinctly different vignette shades) – 1 part gum, 1 MNG, also 2½d Fine used, odd fault, Cat £257, Price $179
 
BC846) Ascension 1922 KGV 1/- Black on Green of St Helena overprinted, SG9 MH with excellent gum. CV £28, price $39
 
BC924) Bahamas 1920 Peace set with extra 2d shade, Mint 1931-46 2/- MNG, 3/- Brownish-black & green, also 1942 Columbus range to 5/- including 2/- & 3/-, low values FU, others Mint, odd fault, min cat £90+, Price $79
 
BC1164) Barbados 1934 3d Carmine Postage Due, SG D3, fresh mint unhinged. Cat. £20 for hinged. Price $29
 
BC1135) Bermuda 1937 C6 Registered cover to Ewell, Surrey, UK. Bears KGV 1936 set of 9 SG 98/106 all with individual cds cancels of Hamilton 22 JUN 37. Neat & clean typed address cover. Very attractive. Price $85
 
BC1163) BMA 1948 Eritrea 1/- Postage Due, SG ED5 mint hinged. Cat. £21, price $25
 
BC1174) Br. Solomon Is. 1949 Silver Wedding pair, SG 75/76 Fresh Mint Unhinged. Sydney retail $32, price $25 (17 available)

BC281) British Solomon Islands 1939-51 KGVI Pictorials 2/- & 2/6d SG 69 & 70, Mint, Price $29
 
BC927) British Solomon Islands 1939-51 KGVI set to 10/- ex 2½d & 3d, SG 60-72, Mint, the 2/6d with tropicalized gum, Cat £85, Price $89
 
D6) Cape of Good Hope 1853 4d deep blue Triangular, SG2, nice example lightly cancelled, no faults with 2.5 good margins. Cat 275 pounds, price under a half $219
 
D8) Cape of Good Hope 1863 1d red brown Triangular, SG18b, medium cancel, no faults, lovely rich colour, 3 big margins. Cat 350 pounds, price $345
 
D9) Cape of Good Hope 1863 1/- Bright Emerald Green Triangular, SG21. 3 good margins, medium cancel, cat. 700 pounds. Lovely stamp, missing from most collections. Price $749
 
BC1014) Ceylon QV 1861-64 wmk star, rough perf 14 to 15½ 1d Dull blue, 2d Green & 1/- Slate-lilac SG 28, 29 & 35, odd nibbled perf, Nice – FU, Cat £116, Price $139
 
BC1019) Ceylon 1861-66 QV selection with Star Wmk 1d dull blue, Rough Perf 4d rose-red (2), Intermediate Perf 5d chestnut mint & used, 10d vermilion P12½, Crown CC 9d sepia mint & used; some toning issues, Cat £800+; housed within c.1940s Wilfred H. Butcher (Melbourne auctioneer) folder. (8) Price $485
 
BC1157) Ceylon 1935 KGV set to 1R inc. both perfs of the 2c. Most fine used cds cancels, 3c is MNG, 9c mint hinged. Cat $42, price $39
 
BC918) Cook Islands 1932 2d Black & brown perf 14 SG 101a block of 4, lower units MUH, Price $49
 
BC917) Cyprus 1924-28 KGV 2pi & 4pi, 1925 Crown Colony ½pi, ¾pi, 1½pi (couple of short perfs & 2½pi, Cat £47, Price $49
 
MN5) Falkland Is. Dependencies 1956 2.5d & 3d Definitives SG G42/43 on neat small commercial seamail cover to Germany, cancelled by a single clean Port Lockroy, Grahamland cds dated 1 DE 59. Port Lockroy is a natural harbour on the north-western shore of Wiencke Island in Palmer Archipelago in front of Antarctic Peninsula. It was discovered in 1904 and named after Edouard Lockroy, a French politician and Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies, who assisted Jean-Baptiste Charcot in obtaining government support for his French Antarctic Expedition. The harbour was used for whaling between 1911 and 1931. During World War II, the British military Operation Tabarin established the Port Lockroy base (Station A) on tiny Goudier Island in the bay, which continued to operate as a British research station until 1962. This is the first commercial mail I have ever handled or seen from Grahamland  and must be very rare. Price $149
 
BC851) Fiji 1903 KEVII 1d Dull purple & Black on Red SG105 MH. CV £20, price $27
 
BC850) Fiji 1903 KEVII 2½d Dull purple & Blue on Blue SG107 MH. CV £14, price $22
 
BC293) Fiji 1938-55 1½d Canoe die II perf 14, SG 252b De La Rue imprint block of 4, hinged on upper units & margin only, fresh, Cat £128 as singles, Price $169
 
BC294) Fiji 1938-55 2½d Map perf 13½ part imprint/plate # corner block of 6, lower centre unit with variety ‘Extra Island’ SG 256ba, fresh MUH, Cat £155+ as singles, Price $229
 
BC292) Fiji 1938-55 6d Map both die I & II, SG 260 & 261, fresh Mint with some hinge remainders, Cat £70, Price $59
 
BC858) Gibraltar 1887 QV ½d Dull Green overprint on Bermuda SG1 MH and Used. CV £45
 
BC1161) Gibraltar 1929 2/- Red Brown & Black SG 103. Very fine used cds example, dated 28 APR 37. Well centred and full perfs, cat. £40, price $49
 
BC1008) Gilbert & Ellice Is 1956-62 QV 2d Bluish-green & deep purple & 2d Bluish-green & purple SG 66 & 66a fresh MUH, key value/shade for this set, Cat £41.50, Price $55
 
BC607) Hong Kong 1866 QV 18c Lilac SG13 Used. Has a blunt lower right corner. CV £300, price $189
 
JL29) Hong Kong KEVII Ovpt. Specimen group, 1c, 2c, 4c & 8c 1903, plus 4c & 10c 1907., all mint lightly hinged, cat 150 pounds each, $1800. My price just under 25% of cat. $449
 
BC859) India 1855 QV 4a Black and 8a Carmine on blue glazed paper SG35/36 used CV £43, price $59
 
BC576) India 1865 QV ½a Pale blue SG 55, Mint with some paper adhesions, Price $29
 
BC630) India 1876 QV 12a Venetian Red SG82 used. A few short perfs and a tiny tear at bas. CV £42, price $25
 
BC1172) India 1953 Registered Airmail Illustrated Everest FDC sent Calcutta to Melbourne. Bears both values of the set SG 344/5, with a further block of 4 x 2As on reverse. Cancelled by Calcutta GPO cds of 2-X-53 and with Sydney arrival cds of 7OC53. Rare! Price $295
 
BC61) India, Bahawalpur Stamp Set Presentation Booklet. Red and Gold ties. Price: $132.50
 
JE195) Jersey 2000 Europa (2) + Year of the Dragon M/S + £10 Millennium (1) MUH. Price: $40
 
JE178) Jersey 2002 Police Patrol Vehicles (6) + Europa (4) + QE II (1) MUH. Price: $31.50
 
BC1257) KELANTAN: 1937-40 (SG.40-53) 1c to $2 used, 12c with nibbed perfs & aging, otherwise fine including the key $2 value, Cat. £350. (14) Price $425
 
BC922) Malaysia – Perak 1887-89 1c on 2c Bright rose (SG T37) SG 40a, 1892-95 1c & 2c Orange, all used, 5c Blue & 1895 3c on 5c Mint with some toning, Cat £69, Price $69
 
BC921) Malaysia – Selangor 1891-95 1c (2), 2c Rose (3), 2c Orange & 5c Blue, 1895-99 Tiger head 3c to 10c & 50c Dull purple & greenish black, mainly Fine used, Cat £78, Price $89
 
BC843) Malta 1863 QV ½d Pale Buff SG3a, MNG with perf issues at top and left side. MNG, good spacefiller. CV £850, price $175
 
BC853) New Hebrides 1908 KEVII 1/- Green & Carmine overprint on Fiji SG9. A MH corner marginal inter-panneau stamp, unfortunately with toned gum. It may benefit from a bath to become fresh MNG? CV £140, price $129
 
BC919) New Zealand 1931 1d + 1d Smiling Boy, some areas of gum toning, Mint, Price $79

MNZ116) New Zealand 2010 All Blacks Personalised Stamp Sheet MUH, Price $49

MNZ117) New Zealand 2011 All Blacks Rugby World Cup Champions Sheet MUH, Price $49
 
 
AFS64) New Zealand 1936 Industries 1d Red, complete sheet of 48 MUH. Minor tone spotting, 1 hinge mark in upper margin only. Plate No. 1 at top left. Price $79.50
 
BC1259) SOUTHERN NIGERIA: 1903-04 (SG.20s) and 1907-11 (SG.44s) £1 green & violet and £1 purple & black on red, Edward VII high value definitives overprinted SPECIMEN, (2) fresh, lightly mounted with o.g. Price $335
 
BC1127) Niue 1932-36 KGV Set of 7, SG 62/68 on small neat typed address cover to Christchurch NZ. All with individual cds cancels of 30 JA 37. Minor toning to edges of perfs. Scarce on cover. Price $145
 
PN77) Pitcairn Is. 1949 Silver Wedding pair, SG 11/12 Fresh Mint Unhinged. The £1 is a top marginal example. Gibbons cat. of £41.50 is way out of whack with local advertised price of $110. Price $82.50
 
PN74) Pitcairn Is. 1949 UPU set, fresh mint unhinged SG 13/16. Gibbons is entirely out of whack here at £14.50 with local advertised price of $75. Price $56.50
 
MAU46) Pitcairn Is. 1949 UPU, the set of plate/imprint blocks in strips of 10 from the bottom of sheets, hinged/unhinged, includes both plates of the 3d and 4 plates of the 6d, one of these only being in a block of 6. Possibly Unique. Cat $675 as single stamps. Price $395
 
PN78) Pitcairn Is. 1963 2/6d Freedom From Hunger. SG 32. Local advertised price is $33, forget Gibbons stupid £2.75. Price $25
 
AU4) Pitcairn Is. Commercial Mails. We have acquired a nice lot of genuine Pitcairn Is. Commercial covers (NOT Tourist Mail) Mostly small envelopes, some registered, and some wrappers, plus parcel pieces with values to $10! A total of 35 items, which would make a nice single frame exhibition. Island families represented among the senders are Christian, Brown, Warren, Warren – Peu, Young and McCoy. Price required is $2400, plus I will throw in for free 8 Tourist Covers, including a solo use of the 2/6d KGVI to NZ. Average retail for a very ordinary Pitcairn commercial cover is $75, this lot works out at around $68 per item and includes some very interesting and scarce usages, and the period covered is from the 1940’s to 2008. As I said an immediate display for you. Contact me for further details. Price $2400
 
BC931) Rhodesia 1905 Victoria Falls 1d, 2½d, 5d & 1/-, all MNG, also 2½d perf 14½ to 15 SG 95a Fine used, Cat as Mint £135, Price $79
 
BC249) Rhodesia & Nyasaland 1954-56 QEII set to £1 + the ½d & 1d coils SG1-15, fresh Mint, the three high values with only the barest hinge traces, Cat £120, Price $109
 
BC1009) Samoa 1935 Pictorials set, 1944-49 5d Sepia & blue (2 shades) & 1962 Independence set to 5/- SG 180-88, 205 &239-248, all MUH, Price $29
 
BC1000) Southern Rhodesia small selection: 1924-29 perf 14 2d & 3d Used, 1935-41 Victoria Falls set Mint, 1940 Jubilee set Mint, 1953 QEII 2d to 5/-, including 2/-, MVLH, Cat £80+, Price $99
 
BC999) Singapore 1948-52 KGVI perf 17½ x 18 $2 Green & scarlet SG 29, Mint very lightly hinged, Cat £90, Price $109
 
BC568) South Africa 1927-30 5/- Wagon SG 38 single inscribed ‘SUIDAFRIKA’ centred to the right, fresh MLH, Cat £300 as pair, Price $39
 
BC1001) South Africa 1954 Animal definitives SG 151-64 & 1961 decimal definitives SG 185-97, Nice – fine used, Cat £48+, Price $59
 
RSA3000) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5 large, 1978-84, Jan Ernst Abraham Volschenk Painter S2 , Rorkes Drift S3, 4th World Rose Convention S4, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6, Frans David Oerder S13, unaddressed, Price $50
 
RSA3001) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5 large, 1978-84, Gebeks 80 34, Rorkes Drift S3, 4th World Rose Convention S4, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6, Frans David Oerder S13, unaddressed, Price $65
 
RSA3002) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5 large, 1980-81, Gebeks 80 34, Pieter Wenning Painter S5, 4th World Rose Convention S4, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6, Frans David Oerder S13, unaddressed, Price $57
 
RSA3003) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5 large, 1979-80, Gebeks 80 34, Pieter Wenning Painter S5, 4th World Rose Convention S4, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6 & 3.25, unaddressed, Price $57
 
RSA3004) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5 large, 1979-81, Gebeks 80 34, State Theatre Pretoria S7, 4th World Rose Convention S4, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6 & 3.25, unaddressed, Price $50
 
RSA3008) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5 large, 198-82, State Theatre Pretoria S7, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6 & 3.25, Karoo Fossils S10, 10th World Orchid Conference S8, unaddressed , Price $42
 
RSA3009) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 3 large, 1980-81, State Theatre Pretoria S7, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6 & 3.25, unaddressed , Price 25
 
RSA3011) South Africa Commemorative FDC, 1994 Presidential Inauguration 6.3c, 5 Rand Commemorative piece, unaddressed , Price $139
 
RSA3012) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 3 large, 1993 Aviation in South Africa 5.23, Tourism 6.2, South African Harbours S19, unaddressed , Price $30
 
RSA3014) South Africa Commemorative FDC, 1980-93 set of 10 large, Tourism 6.2, Aviation in South Africa 5.23, Naval Base Simonstown S9, Military Decorations S12, Lighthouses S14, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6 & 3.25, 10th World Orchid Conference S8, Beaches S11, State Theatre Pretoria S7, unaddressed , Price $89
 
RSA3016) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5, 1973-76, Wolraad Woltemade’s Heroic Deed 27, Wildlife 2.15, Postal Mechanisation Cape Town 8000 8001 2.8, A World Tour in one Country 2.10, Quarter Centenary Celebration of the Vootrekker Monument 2.2, unaddressed, Price $49
 
RSA3017) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5, 1975-77, Postal Mechanisation Cape Town 8000 8001 2.8, Wildlife 2.15, International Symposium on the Quality of the Vintage 2.21, World Tournament Lawn Bowls 2.12, Genootskap Van Regte Afrikaners 2.7, unaddressed, Price $39
 
RSA3018) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5, 1975-78, World Tournament Lawn Bowls 2.12, Genootskap Van Regte Afrikaners 2.7, International Symposium on the Quality of the Vintage 2.21, Tourism Blyde River Canyon the Amphitheatre Golden Gate Highlands Cango Caves, Dutch Reformed Church Wellington 3.7, unaddressed, Price $45
 
RSA3019) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5, 1965-69, Tercentenary, Official Commemorative Envelope 6, Postage Stamps 1869-1969 12, SA Medical Congress 11, General JBM Hertzog 8, Hendrik Frensh Verwoerd 4, addressed, Price $59
 
RSA3020) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5 Large, 1981-88, 10th World Orchid Conference 3.31, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town 3.25, Lighthouses S14, Military Decorations 4.10, Naval Base Simonstown 3.36, unaddressed, Price $34
 
RSA3021) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5 Large, 1981-88, State Theatre Pretoria 3.28, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town 3.25, Lighthouses S14, Military Decorations 4.10, Naval Base Simonstown 3.36 ,addressed & unaddressed, Price $30
 
RSA3022) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5 Large, 1981-88, State Theatre Pretoria 3.28, Lighthouses S14, Naval Base Simonstown 3.36 (addressed), 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6, Beaches S11, unaddressed, Price $41
 
RSA3023) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5, 1980-93, State Theatre Pretoria 3.28, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6, Beaches S11, Naval Base Simonstown 3.36 (addressed), Tourism 6.2, unaddressed, Price $35
 
RSA3024) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 4, 1980-83, State Theatre Pretoria 3.28, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6, Beaches S11, Naval Base Simonstown 3.36 (addressed), unaddressed , Price $31
 
RSA3026) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5, 1984, State President Mr PW Botha DMS4.9(a), Military Decorations4.10, Commencement of the New Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 4.9, Bridges in South Africa 4.9, Minerals of South Africa 4.8, unaddressed, Price $54
 
RSA3027) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 6, 1978, Walvis Bay 3.6, Dutch Reformed Church Wellington 3.7, Tourism Blyde River Canyon the Amphitheatre Golden Gate Highlands Cango Caves 3.11, Iron & Steel Industrial Corporation 3.8, Richards Bay 3.9, Jan Ernst Abraham Volschenk Painter 1853-1936 3.10, unaddressed, Price $48
 
RSA3028) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 4, 1978, Walvis Bay 3.6, Tourism Blyde River Canyon the Amphitheatre Golden Gate Highlands Cango Caves 3.11, Richards Bay 3.9, Jan Ernst Abraham Volschenk Painter 1853-1936 3.10, unaddressed, Price $29
 
RSA3030) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5, 1978, Fourth World Rose Convention 3.18, Stamp Printing in South Africa 3.13, 25th Anniversary of the Invention of the Tellurometer 3.12, Walvis Bay 3.6, Richards Bay 3.9, unaddressed, Price $40
 
RSA3031) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 6, 1978-79, Walvis Bay 3.6, Richards Bay 3.9, Stamp Printing in South Africa 3.13, University of Cape Town 150 years 3.17, Health Year 3.15, Maja Christiansen Christmas Stamp Fund Founder 3.16, unaddressed, Price $28
 
RSA3034) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5, 1981, Institute for the Deaf & Blind Worcester 1881-1981 3.30, 10th World Orchid Conference 3.31, Battle of Amajuba Sunday 27 February 1881 3.27, Voortrekker Movement 50 years 3.33, State Theatre Pretoria 3.28, unaddressed, Price $51
 
RSA2137) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 4, 1965-7, HFV official commemorative envelope 4, Republic Festival official souvenir, Tercentenary, Official Commemorative Envelope 6, addressed, Price $44
 
RSA3015) South Africa Commemorative FDC, set of 5, 1965-9, HFV official commemorative envelope 4, Republic Festival official souvenir, Tercentenary, Hertzog Official Commemorative envelope, Medical Congress 11, addressed, Price $62
 
South Africa Commemorative FDC, 1980-93 set of 10 large, Tourism 6.2, Aviation in South Africa 5.23, Naval Base Simonstown S9, Military Decorations S12, Lighthouses S14, 50 Years National Gallery Cape Town S6 & 3.25, 10th World Orchid Conference S8, Beaches S11, State Theatre Pretoria S7, unaddressed, Price $89
 
MF43) South West Africa, 1937 Coronation set of 16 in Bi-lingual pairs, on illustrated registered FDC Windhoek – Johannesburg.  AS FRESH AS THE DAY IT WAS PRODUCED! Magnificent addition to any Royalty Collection.  A less attractive similar cover with damaged corner appears on eBay at $51, my price $49. (5 available)
 
MROW285) Spain 1992 Los Viajes De Colon Minisheet MUH (6 minisheets), Price $25
 
MJL14) St. Helena 1991 Royal Birthdays Booklet, containing Gutter Block of 4 of the stamps commemorating the 65th Birthday of HM The Queen and the 70th Birthday of the Duke of Edinburgh. Cover is cancelled by OC  7  91 cds of St. Helena, presumably to prove sale over the counter and prevent pilfering, much as Australia Post cancel stationery items today. Stamps are mint. Neat Royalty item which I have not seen before. Cheap price $10, I have a few so $19 for 2, $39 for 5, might suit re-seller
 
BC520) Tonga 1886-88 George I 2d Violet perf 12½ SG 2, Mint Cat £50, Price $69
 
BC522) Tonga 1892 George I 8d Yellow-orange SG 9, MNG and Fine used examples in slightly different shades, Price $49
 
BC532) Tonga 1895 George II set of 4 1d to 7½d SG 32--35, the 2½d and 7½d are Mint, others MNG, Price $129
 
BC527) Tonga 1895 George II 5d perf 12 SG 34, centred to right, Fine used Cat £70, Price $89
 
BC1173) Tonga 1932 2d Black and Blackish Lilac plate 2 corner block of 4, mint unhinged. Gum toned as usual. SG 57e, Cat. £40 as single stamps.  Price $65 (3 available)
 
BC1132) Tonga 1938 Tin Can Mail. Long envelope to Sydney, bearing ½d Green SG55 & 2d SG 57e. Very attractive cover. Price $49

Mid - Late October 2021
 

Orders up to $100 are strictly net. $101 - $250 deduct 10%, $251 - $500 deduct 15%, $501 - $1000 deduct 20%
 
Orders over $1000 deduct 25%
 
Orders over $2500 deduct 30%
 
All discounts can be applied to items from previous lists in order to achieve a higher discount level.
 
Postage & Insurance free within Australia for orders above $500

Layby welcome for orders above $500. Scans or colour photocopies of individual stamps, covers or sets are available on request.
 
Many smaller items, including a lot that are not on this list may be found in our eBay listings. Our store name is 21st-century-auctions
 
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