12th October Auction - Online Catalogue

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Lot number: SB2
Reserve: £140
Lot number: SB2

South America in 9 volumes with extensive mint & used throughout, including Chile from imperfs used, 1867 mint vals to 10c, 1910 Independence vals to 10p m, 1930s Air issues m & u, Colombia early to modern m & u from 1870s, Ecuador mint & u from imperfs, 1920 Liberation m, Paraguay m & u including 1870 2r m, good range of 1900s mint, then through to 1986, Peru from 1870s m & u, 1948 Games mini sheet m, then early 1900s-30s etc, Uruguay m & u early to modern and Venezuela m & u with good ranges throughout, condition fair to fine including many sets (100s)
Lot number: SB4
Reserve: £140
Lot number: SB4

An 8 volume World collection in large box covering all periods, including States, mint with much useful from earlies including some Zeppelins, 3rd Reich with Hitler mini sheets, Air issues m & u all the way to modern, East Germany from 1950 mint, Zones, German Colonies mint etc, condition fair to fine (100s)
Lot number: SB5
Reserve: £125
Lot number: SB5

Central & South America in medium size box with mint & used including Brazil from 1860 Bulls eyes then a selection of Goats and Snake eye issues used, 1933 Zeppelin, useful 1880s section, Argentina early to modern same for Bolivia plus a large stock book of early to modern issues from Argentina to Venezuela, condition fair to fine (100s)
Lot number: SB6
Reserve: £140
Lot number: SB6

French Colonies mint & used in large box with various albums and stock books, we note Algeria mint with vals to 5f Merson issues overprinted, Caledonia from early surcharges & overprints with Peace & Commerce vals to 1f m, Senegal with used vals to 5f, Togo, Indian Settlements, French Guinea all ranges mint & used, Madagascar vals to 5f etc, condition fair to fine (100s)
Lot number: E543
Reserve: £30
Lot number: E543

A mint and used collection of Congo and Ethiopia from earlies onward including some sets and various overprints, good Cat value
Lot number: SA552
Reserve: £130
Lot number: SA552

Used Commonwealth collection including Queensland, Rhodesia from earlies, 1910 Double Heads to 1-/, 1913 Admirals to 3/-, N. Borneo, with KGVI vals to $5, St. Helena, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Sarawak from earlies, KGVI & QEII sets to $5, Selangor vals to $5, Seychelles etc, condition mixed (100s)
Lot number: SA555
Reserve: £250
Lot number: SA555

A mint Commonwealth collection QV-QEII including Aden States, Aitutaki, Antigua to 1/-, 5/- & $2.40, Ascension to 2/6, KGVI to 10/-, Australia Roos to 2/-, 6d Kookaburra, 1930 Airs, 1938 Rhobes to £1, 1940 Forces etc, Bahamas vals to 5/-, KGV set to £1, Pakistan, Bahrain vals to 10r, Barbados vals to 5/-, Br. Honduras from QV, KGVI to $5, Bermuda with KGV to 2/6, KGVI to £1 etc, condition good to fine (100s)
Lot number: SA556
Reserve: £200
Lot number: SA556

A mint Commonwealth collection from QV to QEII with many high values present with countries from Bechuanaland, Br. Protectorate, Falkland Dependencies to 10/-, Br. Levant, Br. Virgin Isl, Brunei to $5, Burma with sets, Canada, Caymans to 1/-, KGVI to 10/-, etc, condition fine (100s)
Lot number: SA557
Reserve: £280
Lot number: SA557

A mint Commonwealth collecting from QV to QEII including Cyprus, KGVI to £1, Dominica, KGVI to 10/-, Falklands vals to 6d 1933 to 4d, KGVI to £1, FMS to 50c, Fiji vals to £1, Gambia, Gold Coast vals to 10/-, Gibraltar vals to £1 and Gilbert & Ellis Islands, condition fine (100s)
Lot number: SA558
Reserve: £300
Lot number: SA558

A mint Commonwealth collection from QV to QEII with countries including GB 1887 vals to 1/-, KGV to 1/-, KGVI to £1, Grenada vals to 3/-, KGVI to 10/-, Br. Guiana, Hong Kong EDVII to $10, KGVI to $10, S. Wedding, India vals to 1r, 1948 Gandhi set to 10r, 1949 Poets plus Officials, Ireland, condition mixed (100s)
Lot number: SE571
Reserve: £100
Lot number: SE571

The Last Voyage of the R.M.S. Queen Mary signed headed paper of various celebrities on the trip including Colin Cowdrey, George Best, Sean Connery, Norman Wisdom and Danny Blanchflower.
Lot number: SC748
Reserve: £330
Lot number: SC748

GB KGIII 1794 full gold Guinea
Lot number: SB832
Reserve: £1500
Lot number: SB832
ARMENIA
A life times study in seven pre-printed albums, from first issue to 2000s, noted specialised study into first issues including perf, imperf blocks, tete beche, colour proof trials etc etc, good banknotes, then mint modern issues in sets mini sheets and sheetlets, FDCs and commercial covers, and an interesting study into the Independent area of Nagorno Karabakh including sets, mini sheets and sheetlets etc, a great lot of this seldom offered country
Lot number: F862
Reserve: £20
Lot number: F862
AUSTRALIAN STATES
Victoria - 1884-96 5/- reddish-purple & lemon m/m, SG260d, Cat £95
Lot number: E885
Reserve: £15
Lot number: E885
AUSTRALIAN STATES
Victoria - 1850 Half lengths - Jeffreys forgeries of the 2d brown and 3d blue in top right corner blocks of four on page, written up with story of the 'Gang of four' (2 items)
Lot number: A959
Reserve: £60
Lot number: A959
BELGIUM
A mint and used collection from 1907-69, strength in mint issues noted SG109-SG116, SG151-SG156, SG188-SG195,SG233,SG373,SG652, a good lot with a high Cat value
Lot number: SF994
Reserve: £200
Lot number: SF994
CANADA
1897 Jubilee issue $5 SG140 mint, brownish gum and small thin, stc £1400
Lot number: SA1082
Reserve: £800
Lot number: SA1082
CHINA
A mint and used collection from large Dragons to 1970s, including sets and part sets, noted SG88/89 mint, SG332 used, SG1435 mint, a good lot with a high Cat value
Lot number: A1206
Reserve: £40
Lot number: A1206
FRENCH COLONIES
A two volume collection A-Z mint and used, sets and part sets with better noted including French Antarctic SG14-15 mint, French Post Offices in China SG15 and 17 used and better Cilica, good Cat value
Lot number: SB1365
Reserve: £2500
Lot number: SB1365
GREAT BRITAIN - POSTAL HISTORY
A lifetimes study on the postal history of Oxford housed in four volumes. All annotated and written up, starting in 1769 through to QEII, including various Bishop Marks, Straight Line Strikes, Mileage Marks, Free Marks, Penny black cover and a used Mulready plus much more. Also, a study into the sub-offices in the surrounding area including Deddington, Nettlebed, Shiplake and Witney, a good and very comprehensive study
Lot number: SF1439
Reserve: £1200
Lot number: SF1439
GREAT BRITAIN - QUEEN VICTORIA
10/- green SG135 ‘wmk.anchor’ VFU, perfectly centred with upright 'Hull.1883' cds, Cat £4500
Lot number: SF1498
Reserve: £13300
Lot number: SF1498
GREAT BRITAIN - QUEEN VICTORIA
1885-91 5s, 10s, £1 brown-lilac and £1 green watermark crowns, I.R. Official high values (white paper), superb unused o.g. set of four overprinted 'Specimen' type 9, with the 5s showing 'Raised stop after R' and the £1 green being a top right hand corner marginal example, a difficult set to assemble in this quality, spec L7 (2) ba/t (1977 BPA cert), L8 (4)s, L10s and L11s
Lot number: SE1521
Reserve: £3500
Lot number: SE1521
GREAT BRITAIN - QUEEN VICTORIA
A valuable specialised study on the 1840 2d blue on six album pages, noted plate 1 used strip of six 3+ margins cancelled by black Maltese cross cancels, showing OC shifted transfer, plate 1 single fine used with blue Maltese cross, plate 2 used pair showing double ‘H’ variety, two single plate 2 both used with dated Dorchester postmarks (one with RPS certificate), and finally four covers/pieces affixed with 2d’s including strip of three plate 1s, a good lot with a high Cat value
Lot number: SE1522
Reserve: £3500
Lot number: SE1522
GREAT BRITAIN - QUEEN VICTORIA
A valuable specialised study on the 1841 2d blue on twenty six album pages, noted used strip of six plate 3 cancelled by Maltese 12 in cross cancel, plate 3 pair cancelled by blue Maltese Cross cancel, plate 4 block of four ‘violet blue’ (faults), 1841 plate 4 used block of eight with Scottish Numeral cancel, and then 24 covers including some strips and pairs various cancels including number in Maltese Cross cancels, a good lot with a high Cat value
Lot number: SF1576
Reserve: £12500
Lot number: SF1576
GREAT BRITAIN - GEORGE V
1935 2½d Prussian Blue, superb unmounted o.g. top left hand corner marginal example of this famous error of colour that was issued accidently at a few North London Post Offices, the sheet margin also shows the three sided perforation guide mark, which is not found in this position on the issued 2½d stamps as this mark was for the type 6 perforator, where as the 2½d stamps were only perforated on the type 5 machine, offered with an example of the normal stamp for comparison
Lot number: SF1801
Reserve: £100
Lot number: SF1801
HONG KONG
1891 SG50 $1 on 96c fine used with scarce Malaysian Seremban cancel
Lot number: A1818
Reserve: £80
Lot number: A1818
INDIA
A mint and used collection of Convention States from Chamba to Patiala, including sets and part sets, noted Chamba SG23a mint, SG104, Patiala SG74 mint, good Cat value
Lot number: SA1879
Reserve: £100
Lot number: SA1879
ITALY
A mint collection from the 1860s-1950s plus some mint and used Colonies, including sets and part sets, noted SG86-SG89, SG152-SG154, SG372-SG377, SG516-SG520, SG212, SG757, SG787-SG789, Trieste SG203-SG205, good Cat value
Lot number: SE1888
Reserve: £100
Lot number: SE1888
JAPAN
A pair of postcards depicting Admiral Togo and General Nogo each with stamps affixed cancelled by special cancels of 1905 Imperial Naval Review and Triumphant Military Review 1906, scarce also with corresponding letter of provenance of purchaser sending them back to the UK in 1911
Lot number: F1899
Reserve: £65
Lot number: F1899
KUT
1935 £1 issue mint well centred, SG123, stc £140
Lot number: F1900
Reserve: £75
Lot number: F1900
KUT
1922/7 £1 orange and black mint, SG95, stc £225
Lot number: F2041
Reserve: £50
Lot number: F2041
NIGERIA
Lagos - 1887 10/- mint, SG41, stc £120
Lot number: F2177
Reserve: £50
Lot number: F2177
SWAZILAND
1933 5/- and 10/- mint, SG19/20, stc £168
Lot number: F2228
Reserve: £60
Lot number: F2228
TOGO
Anglo French Occupation - 1915 KGV on Gold Coast 20/- mint, SG H46, stc £50
Lot number: F2235
Reserve: £65
Lot number: F2235
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
1922 £1 lightly mounted mint, SG229, stc £150

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