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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 - Sierra Leone
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1496    M
1859 6d reddish lilac M SG. 4, 1872-73 Crown CC 1d rose red unused SG. 7, 1873 2d magenta M SG. 12, 1876 Crown CC ½d unused, 1½d, 4d & 1s M from SG. 16/22, also 1884-91 Crown CA set M (excl. 1d value), from SG. 27/34. Cat. £580 (14) £90.00 N/S
1497
Used (on letter or envelope)
1882 (Au 21) cover to Belgium franked by 1876-77 4d blue P.14, tied by 'B31' with red m/s '3' credit mark & red 'Paid Liverpool Br Packet' transit c.d.s. of '7 Sp 82' on face. Fine red 'Sierra Leone Paid' despatch c.d.s. & Leuze arrival c.d.s. (8 Sept) on reverse. Minor cover faults (part of flap missing) but neat & scarce. £80.00 N/S
1498    M
1884-87 Revenues M, 1d, 3d, 6d, 1s & 5s (light crease) o.g. Barefoot 1/4 + 10. £30.00 N/S
1499
Used (on letter or envelope)
1890 (Sp 20) registered triple rate cover from Freetown to Philadelphia franked at 1/2d by 1876-77 1½d lilac (9) (incl. block of four & marginal strip of four) & 1884-91 ½d dull green tied by 'B31' cancels with 'R' in oval at lower left & brownish red despatch c.d.s. at right. Liverpool transit d/s on face, New York & Philadelphia back stamps. Small faults but rare & spectacular franking. £225.00 N/S
1500
Used (on letter or envelope)
1891 (Mr 24) registered cover from Freetown to Birmingham franked at new 4½d rate (2d registration + 2½d postage, introduced 1/1/91) by 1884-91 ½d dull green & 4d brown, tied by 'B31' cancels in brown with 'R' in oval in same colour at lower left. Liverpool transit DS (16 Ap 91) on face, despatch & arrival back stamps. Scarce & attractive franking. £130.00 £100.00
1501
Used (on letter or envelope)
1893 (Jy 21) 'Compagnie Des Products Du Congo' printed cover used from Freetown to Belgium, franked at double rate by 1884-91 1d carmine strip of four & single, tied by 'B31' cancels, with despatch c.d.s. & 'Paid Liverpool Br Packet' red transit c.d.s. (13 Au 93) at lower left & arrival back stamp of '15 Au 93'. Minor imperfections but an impressive franking. £100.00 £80.00
1502    M
1893 Crown CA ½d on 1½d inverted surcharge top marginal with Plate No, also another with Pfnny error fine M, SG. 39a & b. Cat. £190 £70.00 £54.00
1503
Used (on letter or envelope)
1896 registered Myerscough cover to London bearing ½d, 1½d & 2½d (4) Freetown c.d.s. Oc 5 96. Some imperfections but scarce. (1) £60.00 £45.00
1504

1897 6d imperf bicoloured essay produced for Colour Trials in dull mauve & ultramarine as issued 2½d value. The country tablet hand painted & the value tablet unshaded. £350.00 £270.00
1505    M
 Used
1904-1977 collection on hagner leaves incl. 1904-05 to 1s FU, 1933 Wilberforce to 1s M, 1961 set UM, 1964 Worlds Fair set M plus 1965 Margai & Churchill set M etc. ST Cat. £190 (71) £35.00 N/S
1506
Used (on letter or envelope)
1905 KEVII 1d red postal stationery envelope used from Bandajuma (Ap 22 05 c.d.s. on reverse) & cancelled on arrival in Freetown addressed to the Ag Col Postmaster General. Very scarce village c.d.s. (1) £50.00 £52.00
1507
Used (on letter or envelope)
1909 KEVII 2d registered postal stationery envelope bearing extra 1d Bonthe registered label & c.d.s. Oc 7 09, cancelled on arrival in Freetown on 11 Oc 09 & b/s in Plymouth & Banbury. Scarce. (1) £50.00 N/S
1508
Used (on letter or envelope)
1910 registered p.s. envelope to GB with pair 1d & 1910 registered to GB with 1d block of four, both have BO c.d.s. on obverse. Also 1917 1d p.s. envelope to GB with Port Lokko c.d.s & s/line Passed by Censor h/s. Some slight faults & 2nd cover rather poor. (3) £50.00 N/S
1509
 M
1932 Defin set, fine M, SG.155/167. (13) Cat. £225 £75.00 £78.00
1510
 M
1933 Centenary set, fine M, some minor toning, SG.168/180. (13) Cat. £850 £200.00 £260.00
1511    Used
1937-49 unusual group of FU positional multiples on five pages incl. 1937 Coronation set of three in corner blocks of six with sheet numbers. 1938 5d corner block of six with imprint, 1946 Victory pair in blocks of four with sheet numbers & 1949 UPU set of four in corner blocks of six with plate numbers & imprint. £45.00 N/S
1512    UM
1964 World's Fair 5s Map error 'Postage 5s' omitted, UM as issued, SG. 291a. (1) £20.00 £22.00
 
   
       
   
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