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Stamp auction - 27 May 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 May 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 136 - Ceylon
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1857 cover to Edinburgh bearing 1857 6d on blued paper plus 1857-59 1d & 2d U barred ovals, 2d & 6d good margins (for these), 1d three plus margins, b/s Kandy Steamer Letter & Edinburgh arrival. Some minor tones but a rare cover, SG. 1/3, signed Diena. £950.00 N/S
463    M
1861-1947 M & U collection on leaves (plus a few loose) incl. 1861 1d & 6d, 1867 1d, 5d, 6d, 10d & 1s in mixed condition, then useful range of later QV issues incl. some surcharges. A few KEVII M & U but main strength in KGV key plate issues with values M to 5r & U to 2r. Also 1935 Pictorial set M & U & 1938 KGVI Pictorials to 5r U & 2r M incl. some perf. variations etc. Finally a small range of QV & KEVII Service opts. mainly U. Good base for development & should be viewed. ST Cat. £850 (196 + 5 covers or fronts) £120.00 £90.00
1885 5c on 4c rose M surcharge inverted variety, SG.178a, not priced by SG in mint condition, gum is toned & short perf left side. (1) £100.00 £100.00
1890 5c on 15c olive green & variety 'Revenue' omitted M (odd tone spot), SG.233e. (1) Cat. £170 £50.00 £48.00
1912-25 Mult Crown CA 50r dull purple M, SG.320. (1) Cat. £475 £150.00 £175.00
467    UM
1952-90's Predominantly UM collection housed on hingeless leaves or in black mounts. (100's) £60.00 £46.00
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