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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

BC928) Bermuda 1936-47 Pictorials set to 1/6d SG 98-106 ex 3d, Mint with hinge remains, Price $29

BC925) British Guiana 1931 Centenary set to $1 SG 283-287, low values MNG, $1 MUH but with gum tone spots, Price $49

BC926) British Guiana 1938-52 KGVI set of 11 to $3 ex $2, mostly Mint or MNG with odd tone spot, 48c, 60c  & $1 used, 36c, 96c & $3 are fine Mint, Price $49

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

BC997) British West Indies small selection including Dominica 1903 6d Roseau MNG, 1923-32 KGV 2½d Black & ultramarine, 3d Black & red & 4d Mint, St Kitts-Nevis 1905-18 2d & 3d Mint, St Lucia 1936 KGV values to 1/- Mint or used, few KGVI, St Vincent 1938-47 KGVI values to 5/- Used & Virgin Is 1887-89 1d Red & 6d Violet Mint etc, odd minor fault, mainly fine, Cat £80+, Price $109

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

BC1015) Ceylon QV 1885 5c on 4c Rose surcharge SG 178, hinge remains Mint, Cat £27, Price $35

BC1016) Ceylon QV 1886 set 5c to 28c Slate, includes both 15c colours & shade of the 25c, SG 195 – 99, Mint Cat £63+, Price $79

BC1017) Ceylon KGV selection with 1912-25 wmk Mult Crown CA 9 values to 50c including shades of the 15c, 1918-19 War Tax opts to 5c (2 different). 1931-32 wmk Script CA 9 values to 1r, 1926 2c on 3c surcharge, all fresh Mint, minimum Cat £52+, Price $69

BC1018) Ceylon early selection including 1861-64 clean cut perf 5d Chestnut SG 32 used, few 1885-90 QV surcharges Mint, MNG or used, 1899-1900 QV values to 75c used & KGV War Tax opts with 5c both colours Mint etc, mainly fine, Price $35

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

BC610) Dominica 1921 KGV 1½d Orange SG64 VFU. CV £22, price $29

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

BC289) Fiji 1938-55 5d Blue & scarlet cane SG 258, fresh Mint with light hinge remains, Cat £42, Price $35

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

BC1008) Gilbert & Ellice Is 1856-62 QEII 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

BC1013) Gilbert Is/Kiribati 1976 Gilbert Is overprints, 1979 Gilbert Is & 1979-80 Kiribati pictorial definitive sets SG 3,5,7 & 12-22, 23-38 & 86-99b MUH, Price $35

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

BC615) Hong Kong 1947 small airmail cover to Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd. Melbourne. Bears solo use of $1 KGVI Orange & Green cancelled with HK double ring cds of 31 JA 47. Stamp has early stage of the short leg to “R” supplied with regular used stamp for comparison. The listed variety is Cat. £95 used off cover. Price $36

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

BC1011) India QV ½a Blue SG 75 MNG, 1876 6a Olive-bistre SG 80, 1882-90 1a6p Sepia SG 90 & 1892-97 2a6p Pale blue-green SG 104 Mint, Price $39

BC1012) India KGV 1911-23 wmk Large star 1a Carmine, 4a Olive-green, 1922-26 2a6p Orange & 1926-33 wmk mult. Stars 3p Slate & ½a Green, SG 159, 175, 199, 201 & 202, Mint with hinge remains, Price $35

BC578) India 1912-23 KGV 5r Ultramarine & violet overprinted ‘SERVICE’ SG O93, some hinge remains Mint, Price $55

BC59) India, Bahawalpur Stamp Set Presentation Booklet. Green and Gold ties. Price: $132.50

BC61) India, Bahawalpur Stamp Set Presentation Booklet. Red and Gold ties. Price: $132.50

BC998) Jamaica small Mint selection: 1912-20 KGV values to 6d, 1919-21 wmk Mult Crown CA 8 different to 2/- & 1938 KGVI perf 14 10/- Myrtle-green, Cat £40+, Price $55

JE195) Jersey 2000 Europa (2) + Year of the Dragon M/S + £10 Millennium (1) MUH. Price: $40

JE186) Jersey 2001 QE II £3 (1) + Agriculture P&S (5) + Navy Ships (6) MUH. Price: $29.25

JE1180) Jersey 2002 QE II £3 Block of 4 MUH. Price: $52.50

JE178) Jersey 2002 Police Patrol Vehicles (6) + Europa (4) + QE II (1) MUH. Price: $31.50

JE177) Jersey 2002 Queen Mother (1) + Insects Part I (4) + Golf Club (4) MUH. Price: $31.75

DB318) Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika 1938-54 KGVI range of lower values to 1/- , some faults, plus 10/- perf 13.25 (tiny gum thin) SG 149b & £1 perf 14 SG 150a, Cat for the 10/- & £1 only is £97, Price $79

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

BC1007) Mauritius 1921-24 KGV Script CA wmk range of 12 different values to 25c (no 12c Greys), SG 223-236 Mint with some hinge remains, Cat £38+, Price $49

BC553) Natal 1902-03 Edw VII 2/6d Purple SG 138, slight corner bend, Mint, Cat £50, Price $49

BC848) Natal 1902 KEVII £1.10/- Green & Violet SG143, with a tiny surface rub near the T of SMITH of postmark. A lovely stamp. CV £130, price $169

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

BC920) New Zealand 1864-71 perf Chalons, wmk large star 2d Pale blue, 4d Yellow, 6d Red-brown & 1/- Green, odd short perf but generally fine, min cat £290, Price $199

BC919) New Zealand 1931 1d + 1d Smiling Boy, some areas of gum toning, Mint, Price $79

BC1003) Niue 1938 Pictorials 2/- Black & red-brown & 3/- Blue & yellowish-green SG 76 & 77 Fine used, Price $45

PN72) Pitcairn Is. 1940 Definitives original set of 8, fresh mint unhinged marginal examples, SG 1/8 cat £38.50 = about $70, price $38.50

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

BC932) Rhodesia 1896-97 Arms used selection: ½d, 2/- & 4/-, 1897 1d (MNG), 2d, 3d, 4d & 8d, price $39

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

BC65) Rhodesia & Nyasaland 1959-62 pictorial set to £1 + the ½d & 1d coils, SG 18-31, fresh Mint, Cat £117, Price $99

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

BC1010) Sarawak 1950 KGVI pictorials 1c to 25c SG 170-81, Mint, Price $25

BC1005) Sierra Leonne QV 1876 wmk Crown CC ½d Brown SG 16 MNG & 1896-97 1d, 3d & 4d SG 42, 46 & 47 Mint with hinge remains, Price $29

BC1006) South Africa – Natal selection of 16 QV issues, 1875-76 POSTAGE overprints 3d, 6d & 1/-, 1882-89 Crown CA wmk values to 6d, 1886-91 surcharges 2d on 3d Grey, 2½d on 4d Brown, 1/- Orange POSTAGE opt etc, odd fault, mostly used, Cat £58+, Price $69

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

BC1002) South Africa 1961 decimal definitive SG 185-97 MUH, Price $29

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)

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

BC852) Straits Settlements 1938 KGVI $2 Green & Scarlet SG291 FU. CV £17, price $23

BC520) Tonga 1886-88 George I 2d Violet perf 12½ SG 2, Mint Cat £50, Price $69

BC518) Tonga 1891 George I overprinted with stars 2d violet SG 8, centred to upper left, MNG, Cat £80 as Mint, Price $49

BC522) Tonga 1892 George I 8d Yellow-orange SG 9, MNG and Fine used examples in slightly different shades, Price $49

BC534) Tonga 1892 George I & Arms set 1d to 1/- SG 10-14, MNG, Cat £225 as Mint, Price $159

BC525) Tonga 1893 7½d on 8d Carmine surcharge in carmine, two distinct shades Mint, Cat £70, Price $89

BC529) Tonga 1895 ½d on 2d surcharge SG 30 Fine used, Cat £50, Price $59

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

BUY OR BID SALE Mid – Late July 2020

Buy now at the listed price or bid a lower figure. Bids will be considered at Midday Monday 17th August 2020
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