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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Sierra Leone
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1385   Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 stampless EL to UK written on board HMS 'Ardent' at Sierra Leone, with detailed account of a voyage from S America via Ascension, visits to 'new' villages of liberated natives etc. London s/line SHIP LETTER over flap plus 8d charge. £70 to 90 £120.00
1386    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) £70 to 90 £65.00
1387    M
1884-87 Revenues M, 1d, 3d, 6d, 1s & 5s (light crease) o.g. Barefoot 1/4 + 10. £20 to 30 N/S
1388
Used (on letter or envelope)
1885 cover (slight faults) to UK franked with 4d brown cancelled by numeral & c.d.s. Also 1902 2d registered E uprated to UK with QV 1d (2) ex Regent (c.d.s). Interesting pair. (2) £70 to 90 £92.00
1389
 Essay
1890 6d Imperf. Essay produced for colour trials in dull purple & green attached to small piece with 3d at left, 'Sierra Leone' hand painted & value tablet unshaded, rare. £250 to 300 £520.00
1390

1896-97 6d Imperf bi-coloured Essay produced for colour trials in mauve & black attached to small piece with 1½d at left. The country name hand painted, value tablets shaded rare. £250 to 300 £520.00
1391    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) £25 to 35 N/S
1392
Used (on letter or envelope)
1905 (Ap 22) registered cover to Munich with 1896-97 1s, 1903 ½d, 1½d to 6d & 2s, 5s, £1 & 1904-05 1d, tied by individual strikes of 'REGISTERED/SIERRA LEONE' oval d/stamp with 'r' in oval at left. London & Munich b/stamps, the 5s & £1 both top marginal & fine, a spectacular cover. Cat. £593 (off cover) £200 to 250 £390.00
1393
Used (on letter or envelope)
Registered E's to UK incl. 1906 2d E with 1d stamp & LATE h.s. 1920 2d uprated example with Pujehun boxed 'R' mark plus 1939-47 3d E's with 1d (2) or 1/3d stamps & scarce boxed registration mark of Bo. (4) £80 to 100 N/S
1394
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 registered usage of 1d E with additional 1d stamps (3) & fine LATE FEE h.s. 1908 1d cover to UK with smaller s/line LATE. Also 1905 underpaid incoming PPC - addressed to a ship - with scarce '1d' h.s. of Freetown. (3) £80 to 100 £105.00
1395

1912 £2 Die Proof of frame on white glazed card dated 2 Sep 12 in blue After/Hardening fresh & VF. £250 to 300 £460.00
1396
Used (on letter or envelope)
KEVII-KGV 1d frankings/stationery E's with interesting cancellations incl. 1906 PPC with fine Bo c.d.s. 1912-13 PPC's (2) ex Hill Station, scarce use of 1d E to UK, endorsed 'Military Mail' & with Garrison-Mail c.d.s. & s/line censor, different censor mark on 1917 card to UK etc. (6) £120 to 150 £150.00
1397    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. £35 to 45 N/S
 
   
       
   
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