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Stamp auction - 25 July 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 25 July 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 145 - Ceylon
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
559
 M
 Used
QV-KGVI M & U collection on old leaves, earlies in mixed condition, KEVII 1904 set M & values to 2r25 U, KGV incl. fiscal use etc. (234) £120 to 150 £120.00
560
 Used
1857 6d purple brown VFU with barred grill three clear margins just touched lower left side has (1962) BPA Cert stating genuine but slightly faded. SG. 1. Cat.£450 £50 to 65 £50.00
561
 Used
1857-1990 U Collection of 823 stamps on leaves incl. QV Profile heads general range in mixed condition, KEVII to 1r, KGV to 2r (3) incl. fiscal use, 1927 to 10r, 1935 Pictorial Defin set, KGVI to 5r (2), 10r, later ranges to 1990. £80 to 100 £80.00
562
 M
 Used
1857-1993 collection of M & U on 56 album pages. Good coverage throughout though some rather heavy postmarks on earlier material. Useful pickings amongst QV, KEVII & KGV issues to 1935 defins - mixed M & U, followed by 1938 defin set U plus useful range of perf varieties M to $2. Independence issues well covered from 1949 but rather patchy from 1979. A useful lot & well worth inspection. (164) ST.Cat. £754 £120 to 160 £120.00
563
 M
 Used
1857-64 Imperf. 6d 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) £100 to 130 £155.00
564
 M
 Used
1861-64 Wmk Star 5d (2), 10d & 1s U, 1867-70 1d unused, 2d, 4d, 6d, 10d, 1s & 2s U, 1872-80 2c & 16c M, 96c U, 1885 5c on 8c M, 10c on 24c M, 28c on 32c M, 1886 Crown CA 5c, 15c, 25c + 28c M, 1904 Mult Crown CA 1r50 & 2r25 M. (24) £60 to 80 £66.00
565
 UM
 M
1883-1950 M collection on leaves incl. 1912-25 2r, 5r & 10r, 1921-32 values to 50c, 1935 Pictorial Defin set, 1938-49 defins with perfs, shades etc. (156) Cat. £1200 £200 to 275 £280.00
566   Used (on letter or envelope)
Stock book containing QV-QEII M & U duplicated ranges (100's) also range of 43 covers from 1883-1958, useful used stationery incl. letter cards, postcards, wrappers, envelopes, KGV period postcards used with stamps on the obverse, 1952 B.O.A.C London - Colombo 1st flight cover etc. £100 to 150 N/S
567
 M
1921-22 1c to 1r (17 vals) - 2c creased, 1927 2r (SG.363) & 1935 Pictorial defin set (SG.368/378) all fine M. (29) Cat. £110 £30 to 40 £42.00
568
 Specimen
1924 Mult Script CA 100r brownish grey optd SPECIMEN horizontal pair unused with some discolouration & toning SG.359s. Cat.£850. £50 to 70 £92.00
 
   
       
   
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