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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 - Jamaica
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1201   Used (on letter or envelope)
1820-25 Group of E.L's to Scotland, showing usual part Jamaica Fleuron type marks, sent 'per packet' with Glasgow arrival, Ayr addresses with various m/s rates, lengthy messages. (4) £70.00 £78.00
1202   Used (on letter or envelope)
1827 Trio E.L's various rates to Scotland 'per packet' marks incl. Jamaica Fleuron type & Glasgow or Ayr arrival marks. (3) £50.00 £64.00
1203   Used (on letter or envelope)
1830 group E.L's with impressed (under-inked) S/L May Hill marks with Ayr receiving marks. (4) £70.00 £105.00
1204   Used (on letter or envelope)
1839 group E.L's to Edinburgh with Kingston, Jamaica c.d.s, packet rates 2/3d or 2/5d & Scottish ½d charge marks, one with h/stamp 1d surcharge. (4) £55.00 £62.00
1205   Used (on letter or envelope)
1839-40 group E.L's showing different type Kingston, Jamaica, various rates to Edinburgh. (4) £55.00 £62.00
1206   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-QEII good range of covers, postal stationary & fronts with QV mainly used postal stationary & 2½d rate covers, good range of KGV pictorial multiple frankings with reg. underpaid with dues & T marks, Airmails 1st Flight, Jamaica to Miami with 1930 cachets, WWII censors, some elusive pmks on cover incl. 1896 2d cover with val tied Montreal (closed 1900), also seen Bull Bay, Sunning Hill, Victoria Town, 1946 Air letter boxed FF to London via Bermuda etc. (77) £85.00 £320.00
1207   Used (on letter or envelope)
1841-53 group E.L's to London or Edinburgh, 1825 S/L Falmouth mark with Kingston, Jamaica c.d.s, 1842 Falmouth, Jamaica c.d.s, another Spanish town c.d.s. with various Kingston c.d.s. (5) £90.00 £115.00
1209   Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 (Dec) local cover postmarked SPANISH TOWN, JAMAICA with Bishop of Jamaica's wax seal AGJ affixed, rated 4 & sent to John Calvert (the collector of the autographs), some stains on reverse. (1) £45.00 £62.00
1210    M
1860-1962 M & U collection in 5 assorted albums & 2 small stock books. Impressive coverage of all issues together with more detailed studies of 1890 2d provisional, War Tax stamps, 1921 KGV ½d with important 'flaw' blocks & Officials, amongst others. Attractive section of 1919-29 Pictorials incl. most shades, multiples & the elusive 1921 1s wmk reversed U, 1935 Jubilee incl. 1½d, 6d & 1s in blocks of four M incl. 'extra flagstaff' flaw in each. KGVI & QEII issues incl. many M plate blocks or plated bottom sheet rows & blocks of top vals M and/or U. Also noted an interesting section of village & town pmks together with quantity of covers. For accuracy, some stamps suffer foxing, though U copies should respond to careful treatment, most material is carefully & lightly mounted. Viewing strongly recommended to appreciate the scope of the lot. (few 100's) ST.Cat. £10,000+ £1500.00 £1800.00
1211    Specimen
1860-63 1d pale blue Pl. 1 marginal M with m/s Specimen but stamp defective at right, 3d straight edge with wmk. inverted & 6d both unused with diagonal ink lines as used to denote some Specimens. 1883-97 6d opt. Specimen very fresh M, 1860-63 3d trimmed perfs. & 1s inverted wmk. with m/s Specimen unused without gum. Scarce group. (6) £80.00 N/S
1212    M
1860-circa 1968 general M & U collection on leaves incl. fair range of 1860-90 QV issues U, KGV Pictorial Defins to 1s M & 2s FU, KGVI Defins to 5s FU & 10s M etc. Good basis for new collection. (204) £50.00 £66.00
1213   Used (on letter or envelope)
1861 EL to Liverpool with 6d dull lilac (SG.5), tied A57 obliterator with reverse Montego Bay c.d.s, 1872 E.L to London with 6d mauve (SG.12), tied A32 - one stamp vertical crease, reverse Buff Bay c.d.s. also 1d pale blue (SG.1) bisect on book post wrapper, tied A39 with part Falmouth reverse c.d.s. obverse shows Spanish town c.d.s. of address (see SG part 1 note after 1860 issue, bisect possibly unauthorised), c.d.s. has missing date slug. (3) £100.00 £115.00
1214   Used (on letter or envelope)
1861-62 Pair E.L's to Liverpool, both bear 6d dull lilac (SG.5), tied obliterator numbers A30 & A57 with reverse c.d.s. of Black River & Montego Bay, London PAID c.d.s. in red on face. (2) £90.00 £92.00
 Block of four
1870-83 P.12½ 2s Venetian red in a fresh top marginal block of four UM (gum evenly but lightly toned) SG. 14. Cat. £168 £60.00 £50.00
1216   Used (on letter or envelope)
1897 Threepence 'Formula' postal stationery postcard unused. (1) £40.00 N/S
1920 1s orange-yellow & red orange, Frame Inverted SG. 85a, a very fine M example, One of the most desirable rarities of the British Commonwealth, with only about twenty examples thought to exist, of which eight are in two mint blocks of four. Cat. £30,000 (1) £10000.00 £15000.00

1920 Pictorial issue ½d pair of Die Proofs, one of frame, other of central vignette, both h/s AFTER/STRIKING. Frame one dated 16/6/20 & the other 14/6/20 (& initialled) both on glazed white card. Scarce duo. £400.00 N/S

1958 West Indies Federation set of three imperf. proofs in issued colours affixed to sheet. Very rare apparently, only ten sets prepared. (3) £500.00 £660.00
1220    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
REVENUES 1957 Judicial wmk St. Edwards Crown 6d & 1s values, each in complete sheet of 120 with central gutter margin. (240) Cat. £480++ £120.00 N/S
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