Early August 2020


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British Empire/Commonwealth
DB181) Antigua 183 6d Green, SG 8a. Wmk upright fine used with barred numeral 02, full perfs and good colour. Cat. £195, price $195

BC186) Bahamas 1863 1d Brown-Lake SG20 Nice fine used example.  Cat £70.  Price $85

BC55) Bahawalpur 1945 Officials complete to 1 Rupee, SG 01 - 06. Mint lightly hinged set, highly sought after. Cat. £110 price $115

BC56) Bahawalpur 1948 Definitives complete to 10 Rupee, SG 19 -32. Fresh mint unhinged set, highly sought after set, selling way above catalogue currently. Sighted on Ebay at up to $300! price $175

BC59) Bahawalpur 1948/49 Stamp Set Presentation Booklet. Green and Gold ties. Fresh mint unhinged. Price: $132.50

BC61) Bahawalpur 1948/9 Stamp Set Presentation Booklet. Red and Gold ties. Fresh mint unhinged. Price: $132.50

DB189) Bermuda 1866 2d Dull Blue, SG 3. Mint lightly hinged, with small part remainder, fresh full perf example, centred left, Cat.  £475, price $379

DB193) Bermuda 1918 10/- Green & Carmine on pale bluish green, SG54. Superb postally used with light steel cds 1923 cancel of Hamilton, well centred and with full perfs. Cat. £350, price $420

BC930) British Guiana 1860-63 thick paper perf 12 2c Deep orange SG 30, few nibbled perfs, 1863 thin paper perf 12½-13 24c Green SG 56, small thin, Used, Cat min £105, Price $69

BC929) British Solomon Islands 1939-51 KGVI used values to 5/- including 4½d & 2/-, 10/- Mint, 1956-63 QEII most vals to 1/- + 2/- to 10/- Mint, Cat £110+, Price $99

BC540) Canada 1928-29 KGV 1c to 20c Mint SG 275-283, the 2c used, 3c has toned perfs, some gum faults etc on some other values, Cat £120, Price $69

BC569) Canada 1930 $1 Olive Green SG 303, fresh mint lightly hinged. Attractive stamp, few nibbed perfs. at base. Cat. £130, price $129

DB195) Ceylon 1859 6d Brown, imperf. SG6a. Nearly 4 margins, just touched at both sides of lower left corner. Postally used with lightish barred cancel. Cat.  £550, price $269

DB196) Ceylon 1857 1d Blue on blued paper, imperf. SG2b. 3 good margins, postally used with light barred cancel. Cat. £225, price $110

DB197) Ceylon 1857 2d Green, imperf. SG3. 4 good margins, postally used with lightish barred cancel. Cat. £65, price $69

DB198) Ceylon 1862 1d Dull Blue, SG44. Fine used with barred cancel. Straight edge at top and with partial offset on reverse. Cat.  £130, price $119

DB199) Ceylon 1861 9d Olive - Sepia, SG33b. Good used example with heavier cancel. Cat. £85, price $39

DB200) Ceylon 1857  10d Dull Vermilion, imperf. SG9. 2 margin postally used example, lightish barred cancel, with paper hinge remainder which should easily wash off.  Looks great from the front. Cat.  £325, priced well at $138

DB201) Ceylon 1866 5d Yellow - Olive SG54b. Used example with light indistinct cancel. Cat. £275, price $115

DB207) Ceylon 1866 5d Yellow - Olive SG54b. Used example with light indistinct cancel, but with some minor gum toning, price $55

BC915) Ceylon selection of 12 QV issues including 1872-80 16c, 24c, 32c (2 shades), 48c, 1885 surcharges 5c on 32c, 25c on 32c & 28c on 48c all used, other lower values Mint, MNG & Used, mostly fine, odd fault, attractive group, Price $109

DB209) Cyprus 1880 4d Sage Green ovpt. on GB Plate 16, SG4. MNG, full perf. example centred high. cat. £140 mint £225 used, price $69

DB210) Cyprus 1880 4d Sage Green ovpt. on GB Plate 16, SG4. MNG, full perf, but used with medium barred numeral 975. Cat. £225, price $169

DB213) Cyprus 1882 30 Paras on 1p Rose, SG 24. Nice fine used example, with light squared circle cancel at right, leaving profile clear. Well centred and with full perfs. Cat. £110, price $119

DB214) Cyprus 1894 6p Olive - Grey, SG36. Mint original gum example, well centred and with full perfs. Tiny insignificant minor scuff top left corner mentioned only for accuracy.  Cat. £250, price $195

BC739) Cyprus 1921-23 KGV Mult Script CA wmk 10pa to 1pi both colours of each value, SG 85-90, some HR Mint Cat £70+, Price $89

BC934) Dominica 1903-07 Roseau wmk Crown CC 1/- Magenta & grey-green SG 33 Mint, Price $55

BC914) Dominica 1921-22 Roseau Mult Script CA wmk 1½d Orange & 2½d Bright blue SG 64 & 66, very fine used, Cat £41, Price $55

BC980) Falkland Islands 1891-1902 QV ½d Green (2 shades), 1d Red & 2d Purple, 1904-12 Edw VII ½d (2 shades), 1912-28 KGV ½d Green & 1d Red (3 shades ea), mostly Fine used, Price $49

BC945) Falkland Is. 1891-1902 QV 2½d Ultramarine SG 30, Mint, Price $69

BC946) Falkland Is. 1921-28 KGV wmk Mult Script CA 6d Yellow-orange & 1/- Deep ochre, SG 78 & 79, Mint, Price $49

BC175) Falkland Is. Small commercial airmail cover to Hampshire UK. Bears 11p Ship Shore Communications and 1p Pig Vine cancelled by a single cds of Port Stanley, 16 NO 77. Clean and neat typed address. Price $29

BC938) Fiji 1970-72 Birds set of 16, MUH, Price $39

BC940) Gambia 1922-29 KGV & Elephant ½d Deep green, 1d, 2½d, 3d, 5d, 6d & 10d (slight bend), KGVI 1938-46 1½d Brown-lake & vermilion imprint blk of 4, few other vals to 1/3d, all Mint, Price $39

DB165) Gibraltar 1907 2/- Green & Blue, SG 62a. Very fine used cds example with full perfs and good cantering. Cat. £150, price $149

BC297) Gilbert & Ellice Is. 1912 1d Red, both shades fine used, SG13/13a.  Fine used examples with cds cancels, cat. £32, price $39

BC245) Gilbert & Ellice Is. 1924 10/- Green & Red on Emerald, SG 35. Fine & Fresh Mint Unhinged. Cat. £160 for hinged.  Price $395

BC298) Gilbert & Ellice Is. 1935 Jubilee set nice used with circular cancels. Few short perfs to base of 1/-. Cat. £60, price $59

C942) Gilbert & Ellice Is 1939-55 KGVI set of 12 to 5/- including shades of the 2½d, 3d & 1/-, the 6d, 2/- & 2/6d MNG, others Mint, Price $49

BC943) Gilbert & Ellice Is 1943 KGVI 1/- Brownish-black & turquoise-blue SG 51a, fresh MUH, Price $29

BC941) Gilbert & Ellice Is 1939-55 KGVI 5/- Arms SG 54, 2 distinct shades, one being the listed Royal blue, the other an unlisted deeper, almost steel blue, both VLH Mint, Price $29

BC541) Gold Coast 1935 Silver Jubilee set Fine used, Cat £75, Price $89

LM54) Hong Kong 1926 $3 Green & Dull Purple SG 131. Superb well centred vfu example with full perfs and cds cancel of 11 MR 37. This value was not replaced in the KGVI set of 1938. Cat. £70.  A better example you will not find! Price $85

BC588) Hong Kong 1946 Surface Mail advertising cover for Tat Kuan & Co. to Melbourne. Bears solo usage 20c Black KGVI SG 147, cancelled by HK cds of 25 SE 1946. Neat typewritten cover to Broken Hill Co. Pty. Ltd. Price $25

BC962a) India 1856-73 QV issues with ½a, 8pi Purple (2), 1a Brown (3), 2a Orange & 4a Black (2 ea), 8a Carmine (2), 1866-78 4a Green (4), various shades etc, odd fault, used, min. Cat £80+, Price $79

BC890) India 1874 QV 1r Slate SG 79, used in Burma with neat RANGOON cds, Cat £38, Price $59

BC577) India 1895 QV 2r Carmine & yellow-brown SG 107 with barred ‘B’ cancel of Bandar Abbas, (appears to be SG type Z11) tiny tear at top, this value is not listed in SG as used in Bandar Abbas, the Edw VII 2r is catalogued at £70, Price $99

BC936) Ireland selection including 1922-60 defins Mint values to 6d, used to 1/-, 1933 Holy Year, 1941 Easter Rising opt & 1949 Republic sets Fine used, Postage dues 1925 SE wmk ½d Mint (2), ½d, 1d & 2d Used etc, Price $79

BD740) K.U.T 1947-50 KGVI 3/- Deep violet-blue & black, both perfs, SG 147a & ac, Mint, Cat £135, Price $129

DB179) K.U.T., 1937 £1 Black & Red, SG 150. Fine cds used example, good perfs and cantering. Cat. £160, price $159

BC535) Lagos KEVII Definitives to 10/- SG 54/63 mixed mint & used set. (2d & 2/6d are used, others fine mint, the 2/6d is harder to find used) Cat. £170 + Price $210

DB246) Lagos, 1876 4d Carmine, wmk swys. SG 14a. Nice used example, with lightish barred "L" cancel. Well centred and full perfs. Cat. £130, price $110

BC581) Lagos 1879 1/- Orange SG 16 well centred used with light barred cancel, slightly aged and with a small thin. Cat. £85, price $52.50

DB245) Lagos 1884 - 1886 1d Rose, inv. wmk. SG 22w. Fine used example with light barred cancel, well centred and good perfs, cat.  £120, price $98

LM69) Malta 1928 2/- Black & Purple, SG 188. Nice postally used example with cds cancel. Cat. £70, price $45

BC970) Malaysia – Straits Settlements 1902 Edw VII 50c Dull Green & Carmine SG 118a, 1921-33 KGV 4c Bright violet, 12c Blue (2 shades) 21c Dull & Bright Purple, 35c Dull Purple & Orange, all Mint, Price $49

DB427) Malaya, Johore 1912 10c Dark Purple & Black SG 84, mint unhinged. Fresh gum and full perfs. Centred right. Cat. £60 Price $59

BC947) Malaysia Postal Union Postage Dues 1938 50c Black SG D6, MUH, Price $39

BC983) Malaysia – Malaysian Postal Union 1951-63 Postage Dues perf 14 2c, 4c, 5c x 1 ea, 8c, 12c & 20 x 2 shades ea, SG D15, 17-18, 19-21, Fine used, attractive group, Price $89

BC984) Malaysia – Malaysian Postal Union 1951-63 Postage Dues 4c Sepia perf 12½ SG D17a, fine used, Price $39

BC972) Malaysian States – Johore 1940 Sultan 12c Ultramarine SG 114, very lightly hinged Mint, Price $65

BC971) Malaysian States – Kelantan 1921-28 1c Dull Green, 1c Black, 2c Brown, 2c Green, 10c & 30c, all Mint, Price $35

BC969) Malaysian States – Perak 1939 Sultan 25c Dull Purple & Scarlet SG 115, marginal MUH, Cat £50, Price $79

BC968) Malaysian States – Perak 1940 Sultan $1 Black & Red/Blue SG 119, lightly hinged Mint, Cat £150, Price $169

BC652) Mauritius 1926 REGISTERED 7 COLOUR FRANKING COVER SENT VIA "CLAN" STEAMER to Madagascar. Bears 1900 8c SG147, 1c, 2c, 6c & 8c 1910 defins, plus 1925 10 c & 15c surcharges all cancelled by Port Louis Centre cds’s of JA 29 26 and with blue reg’n label No. 4631. Reverse bears Tananarive arrival cds of Feb 1927 (date unclear) Very nice postal history item to scarce destination. Price $179

BC737) Mauritius 1970 incoming First Flight Cover. Lufthansa 24.4.1970 1st Flight emanating Frankfurt. This cover Cairo to Mauritius via Entebbe, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam. Bears 80m & 30m UAR Airmails, cancelled by Cairo Airport cds and with Lufthansa printed and handstamp cachets. Very attractive cover, price $29 

BC964) Natal 1861-65 No wmk rough perf 14-16 3d Blue SG 12, wmk small star 1d Rose-Red SG 15, & 6d Lilac SG 23, used, Cat £122, Price $129

LM68) Nauru 1923 2d orange Die II Central Ovpt. On KGV SG 5. Well centred vfu cds example with full perfs. Cat. £80, price $79

BC301) Nauru 1924/48 5/- Claret SG 38A fine used on piece from reg’d item. Cancelled by cds of 4 JA 27. Cat. £110, price $137.50

BC302) Nauru 1924/48 10/- Yellow SG 39A mint lightly hinged. Faint mark on front in grey which could be printing flaw? Cat. £130, price $119

DB768) New Hebrides 1977 New currency 500FNH opt Charolais Bull MUH, Price $29

NZ10) New Zealand 2004 Wearable Art set, SG 2701 – 2705, COMPLETE mint unhinged IMPERFORATE SHEETS OF 25 SETS. Rarely seen, these are a NZ Post limited edition reserved only for those who spent $2000 plus in the preceding 12 months with the Philatelic Bureau. Price $345.

NZ10a) Wearable Art Imperf Singles $27.50

NZ10b) Wearable Art Imperf Vertical Pairs $55

NZ10c) Wearable Art Imperf lower right corner block of 4 with Imprint and barcode $165

NZ10d) Wearable Art Imperf upper left corner block of 4 with barcode $110

NZ10e) Wearable Art Imperf lower left block of 6 with designer & printer and colour bars $165

NZ10f) Wearable Art Imperf upper right block of 6 with sheet value $165

NZ33) New Zealand 1890’s pair of full colour undivided back Official Government Dept. of Tourism & Health Resorts postcards. Unused in very good condition, but bearing manuscript text on correspondence panel at front dated 1894 & 1905 respectively. Views are Lake Rotorua & Lake Manawapouri. Very attractive, price $98  

BC651) New Zealand 1931 1st Flight cover Invercargill – Auckland. Bears 2d Orange KGV 2d. & 3d Chocolate airmail. Cancelled by cds of Christchurch 11NO31– 2nd day of the 3d. Airmail. Signed M.C. McGregor - pilot. Only 66 flown. Triangular authentication certificate on reverse in violet from the Airmail Soc. Of NZ. Price $179

NZ15) New Zealand 1956 QEII 2d Bluish-green SG 747, imprint/plate 6 corner block of 8, MUH, Price $39

NZ25) New Zealand 1931-58 Arms range to 10/- + £1 with faults, includes 6/-, 7/-, 8/- & 9/- all appear to have postal cancels, the 9/- with clear ‘AIR MAIL’ cds, attractive group, Price $69

BC650) NIUE 1926 small registered cover to Chicago via Fiji. Bears ½d, 1d, 1½d,3d, 6d & 1/- defins, inc. 1½d Capt. Cook. SG 38/43 (between) All individually cancelled by Niue cds’s of 16.NO.26 and with reg’n label No. 197 similarly cancelled. Reverse bears Suva, Fiji double ring transit cds of 17 DEC 1926 and with arrival cds’s in violet of Seattle Registered Jan 7 1927 and Chicago Jan 10 1927. Stamps cat. £76.50 as used off cover. Price $269 

DB242) Northern Nigeria, 1911 10/- Green Red on Green, SG39. Vfu with light steel cds of 1912. Nicely centred with good perfs, cat. £48, price $45

BC552) North Borneo 1888/92 50c Violet SG 46 mint lightly hinged, very fresh and with full perfs.  Cat. £130, price $159

DB251) Nyasaland 1938 10/- Emerald & Red on Green, SG 142. Superb looking mint unhinged example, well centred and with good perfs. Gum a little aged. Cat. £55, price $48

BC967) Nyasaland 1951 Diamond Jubilee set SG 167-70 Mint & FU, Price $35

ROW78) Palestine 1936 5m Orange perf 14½ x 14 vertical coil pair SG 93a, Jerusalem 1937 cds, Price $55

BC949) Penrhyn Island, Cooks Is.  1914-15 overprints on NZ Edw VII set of 3, SG19-23, hinge remains Mint, Price $79

BC950) Penrhyn Island, Cook Is. 1914-15 overprints on NZ Edw VII 1/- Vermilion SG 23, hinge remains Mint, Price $65

BC2) Pitcairn Is. 1953 Coronation unaddressed, illustrated FDC, lower marginal stamp, cover 100% fresh. Good value at $39

ROW209) Rarotonga, Cook Is. 1931 REGISTERED COVER SENT TO UK with ½d Capt. James Cook Landing, 2½d, 3d & 6d 1920 definitives SG cat. £60 for used stamps, on cover are very rare from this period. Cancelled by Rarotonga cds of 10 NO 31 and with reg’n label No. 137 similarly date stamped. Arrival oval registered cancel of Hendin NW$ dated 31 DE 31 on reverse. VERY SCARCE POSTAL HISTORY ITEM, a little aged. Neat typed address. Price $225

B256) St. Helena 1861 6d Blue SG 2a. Clean postally used stamp with lightish bar cancel. Cat.  £130, price $110

STH147) St. Helena 1938 KGVI set minus 5/- 3d FU rest MUH. Price: $96.40

STH12) St. Helena 1998 Sailing Ships set of 12 MUH. Price: $30

BC153) St Lucia 1947 1d scarlet perf 12½ SG 129b, complete sheet of 120, cat £180 as singles, some perf separation and creasing affecting two units at upper right, MUH. Price $119

DB411) Singapore 1969 Foundation set SG 121/6 Mint Unhinged, price $95

BC965) Trinidad & Tobago small collection of mainly used includes Britannia (1d) Lake, 4d Grey, 1922-28 KGV values to 1/- Mint, 1938-44 KGVI values to $1.20,  1953-59 QEII set to $4.80, and 1960-67 Pictorials values to $4.80, few Postage Dues etc, Cat £90+, Price $99

BC966) Turks & Caicos Islands 1900-04 Badge ½d, 1d, 2d & 4d, few KGV values to 5d and 5 different War Tax opts, all Mint, Price $24.50

BC979) Virgin Islands 1866-70  St Ursula perf 12 White wove paper 6d Rose SG 3 & perf 15 1d Blue-Green SG 9, both MNG, Cat £155 as Mint, Price $99

BC978) Virgin Islands 1883-84 QV ½d Green, 1d Rose & 2½d Ultramarine x 2 shades, SG 27, 29 & 31, 1d MNG, others Mint with some hinge remains, Price $39

BC977) Virgin Islands 1887-89 wmk Crown CA 4d Brown-Red SG 37 Mint with hinge remains, Price $59

BC976) Virgin Islands 1887-89 wmk Crown CA 1/- Brown SG 41 Mint with some hinge remains, Price $59

BC973) Virgin Islands 1899 ½, 2½d & 7d SG 43, 45 & 48, Mint with hinge remains, Price $39

BC974) Virgin Islands 1899 4d & 6d SG 46 & 47 Fine used, Price $39

BC975) Virgin Islands 1899 5/- Indigo SG 50, Mint with hinge remains, thin at top, attractive space filler, Cat £80, Price $49


Cape Triangulars

BC165) Cape of Good Hope triangle 1853 4d deep blue on slightly blued paper SG4, Cat £170, 1½ margins, others close to touching, FU. Price $129

DB270) Cape of Good Hope 1855/63 4d Blue Triangular, SG 4a. Fine used example with three full margins. Cat. £200, price $149

DB271) Another similar, price $149

BC163) Cape of Good Hope triangle 1853 1d brick red on slightly blued paper SG 5, cat £350, margins close to touching, Used. Price $199

BC164) Cape of Good Hope triangle 1853 1d brick red SG 5 (pale shade), margins touching all around, used. Price $129

DB274) Cape of Good Hope 1855/63  1/- Deep Dark Green Triangular, SG 8b. Nice looking 2.5 margin example, two of which are huge. Commercially used with indistinct cancel. Cat. £550, price $295

DB266) Cape of Good Hope 1863/4 1d Deep Brown - Red Triangular, SG 18b. Mint with traces of gum, scarce shade. 2.5 margins, two of which are huge. Good colour. Some surface wear or maybe just a weak impression. Cat. £650, price to sell at just 20% cat. $219

DB269) Cape of Good Hope 1863/4 4d Deep Blue Triangular, SG 19. Nice3 full margin example with indistinct cancel. Cat. £130, price $89

DB273) Cape of Good Hope 1863/4 1/- Bright Emerald Green Triangular, SG 21. Nice 2.5 margin example with indistinct cancel. Cat. £700, price $345


BC912) Natal 1863-65 QV Crown CC wmk 6d Violet SG 24, light horizontal bend, hinge remains Mint, Cat £90, Price $79

DB277) Natal 1869 1d Bright Red wmk. reversed, SG 33c, nice used slightly example with indistinct lightish barred cancel. Cat. £90, price $59


BC103) Transvaal 1870 6d Dull Ultramarine Roulette. SG 11 fine used, cancelled by Neat Bullseye No. 6. Cat £130. Price $125


DB284) South Africa 1927  2d Grey & Maroon, SG 24. Mint unhinged Imprint Block of 4, attractive full perfs, centred left Cat. £32 as hinged stamps. Scarce piece, price $49

DB285) South Africa 1927  4d Brown Pair, SG 35bc. mint unhinged pair perf. 14 x 13.5, cat. £60 for hinged. Nice Ink flaw in margin of left stamp. Price $98

DB286) South Africa 1932 2/6d Green & Brown Pair, SG 49. Lovely mint unhinged top left corner marginal pair (light hinge in selvedge) Cat. £120 for hinged. Price $195

DB287) South Africa 1938 2d Blue & Purple Pair SG 58. Mint unhinged top marginal pair, fresh well centred and with full perfs. cat. £75, price $69

DB289) South Africa 1954 5/- Black & Deep Yellow Green, SG 122a. Lower right corner plate block of 4, showing plate 8 in pale grey and  the sheet No. 75 in pale green. Light hinge on top pair only, and very fresh mint unhinged lower pair. Well centred and with full perfs, cat.  £100 for the stamps alone. My price is full catalogue, very reasonable for an item of this scarcity. Price $169

BC911) South West Africa 1949 3d UPU pair, variety ‘Serif on C’ SG 140a, MUH, Price $89

DB294) Sudan 1897 10p Mauve, ovpt. on Egypt, SG 9. Nice full perf. postally used example. Cat.  £50, price $42

DB295) Swaziland 1938 KGVI 5/- Grey SG 37. Mint lightly hinged example, full perfs. Centred left and gum slightly aged. Cat. £70, price $35

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