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This auction took place on 11 March 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 135 - Ceylon
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
548
Used (on letter or envelope)
1849 stampless outer letter sheet to London with Colombo Steamer letter c.d.s. Ap 12 1849, also Mauritius Post Office c.d.s. 1877 cover to GB with 1872-80 48c rose cancelled barred oval with Kurnecalle Paid c.d.s. below (flap damaged), 1901 Boer War cover to POW at Ragama Camp from Holland has Diyatawala Camp passed censor h/stamp & part of Martial Law label. (3) £70.00 £76.00
549
 M
 Used
1857 10d dull vermillion VFU four margined example (tiny nick at top) SG.9, 1867-70 2d ochre horizontal pair M (1st has couple pulled perfs at top) SG.64, also 2d yellow (2) M examples SG.64d. ST.Cat. £840 £100.00 £86.00
550    M
 Used
1857-1935 M & U ranges on printed leaves + stock cards incl. useful QV profile heads M, mixed condition. (161) £80.00 £76.00
551
 M
 Used
1857-1957 interesting & attractive M & U collection on leaves. Earliest material in mixed condition but several good high catalogue items noted. Remaining QV issues are well covered & incl. useful 1858-99 surcharges plus 1899 1r 50 U & 2r 25 M. Good ranges of KEVII incl. 1903 to 75c M, 1904 to 2r 25 M (excl. 12c), 1910 to 2r & similar coverage of KGV Key Plate issues with values to 5r plus later pictorial set M & U. Also 1938 KGVI basic set M & U plus a few later issues. Inspection recommended. ST Cat. £3038 (267) £580.00 £480.00
552
 M
 Used
1857-64 Imperf. ½d dull mauve, two shades M (one with tear at foot & small stain), also two U singles, very distinct shades plus a single on blued paper U (just cut into one corner), SG. 16/17. (5) £200.00 N/S
553
 Used
1859 4d dull rose, VFU with oval horizontal bars, clear margins on three sides, left side cut into frame, SG.4, Menozzi Cert 2009. (1) £300.00 £290.00
554    Used
1859 9d purple brown FU example with clear margins on two sides, touching or cut into at top & base, SG.8. (1) Cat. £900 £50.00 £54.00
555    M
 Used
1861-1954 M & U range of 99 stamps incl. 1899 1r.50c rose M, KEVII to 3r.25 M, KGV to 2r U, KGVI to 5r M etc. ST.Cat. £400 £50.00 £38.00
556    M
1866-68 1d blue pair + marginal block of four M, also 3d rose (2 shades) M SG.61/2. (8) Cat. £324 £50.00 N/S
557    M
 Used
1868-99 range of M & U incl. 1866 1d & 3d U, 1872 to 96c U, 1879 2r50 M (faint crease) then useful range of 1882-95 surcharges mixed M & U and 1899 set M. Some heavy pmks & few are bit grubby, inspection recommended. (85) ST.Cat. £1972 £220.00 N/S
558    Used
1872-1951 General collection U on leaves with 1872-80 to 64c, ditto P.14 12½ 2c, 4c & 8c, 1882 16c & 20c surcharges, 1883 2c (both). 4c & 8c, 1903 KEVII to 30c, 1904 to 75c then 1912 KGV printed from single plates 1c to 6c + key & duty plate to R10 (some duplication, shades etc.), 1918 War stamps, 1921-27 to R2 incl. some colour changes, 1927 R1 & R2 followed by 1935 set to 1R, 1938 KGVI with vals to 50c incl. some perf variations. Finally 1951 set incl. both types of 35c. (174) ST.Cat. £802 £125.00 £115.00
559
 M
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1885 30c on 36c olive green block of 28 (4 x 7) large part o.g. Light gum toning & about five stamps with faults (thin, creasing) but fresh appearance with about half of the stamps UM. Rare in such a large multiple, SG. 191. Cat. £784+ (28) £150.00 N/S
560    M
1885-1964 attractive M collection on leaves with useful QV incl. 1885 30c surcharge, 1886 to 28c, 1888-92 various surcharges (10), 1893-99 set (2r 50 is U), 1899 to 75c, then KEVII 1903 to 1910 complete sets (1910 R10 is 'SPECIMEN'), similarly solid coverage of KGVI incl. 1912 to R10 - Die II, 1921 to R2 & 1027 high values complete. Fairly comprehensive coverage of KGVI & then to 1964 (Dec) Centenary of Ceylon Railways. ST Cat. £706 (223) £180.00 N/S
561    M
1899 surcharged set M SG. 250, 254/5 & 1899-1900 Crown CA set M (4c - tone spot) SG. 256/64. Cat. £131 (12) £45.00 £34.00
562    M
 Block of four
1919 6c carmine wmk sideways (crown to right of CA), fine M block of four, SG.306a. (4) Cat. £220+ £75.00 £76.00
563
 M
1937-1952 M incl. 1938 5r x2. (58) Cat. £883 £200.00 N/S
564
 M
 Used
1937-59 M collection on leaves incl. fine selection of KGVI defins incl. better shades & perfs, balance of later incl. odd FU stamp. (101) ST.Cat. £1193 £180.00 N/S
 
   
       
   
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