Corbitts - dealers and auctioneers of postage stamps of the world, coins, medals and banknotes, autographs, postcards and cigarette cards.

   
   
  home » stamp auctions » sale 144 British Commonwealth Collection - realised prices
Stamp auction - 14 March 2013 (realised prices)
Don't forget to also take a look at our brand new online shop.
Now open with over 1000 items available for immediate purchase.

Please note that items from this auction are not included in our online shop stock.
Select a category...
...or search our auction catalogue
This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - British Commonwealth Collection
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
89    M
 Used
ADEN 1937 Dhow set to 2r U, 1939 set U, 1951 set U, 1953 set U, ASCENSION 1922 to 2d FU, 3d M, 1924 to 8d VFU, 1949 UPU set VFU, 1938-53 KGVI defins. mainly VFU range incl. 1s (2), 2/6d (2), 5s (2), 10s & 1956 to 1s VFU. ST.Cat. £890 (142) £100 to 120 £100.00
90
 Used
ANTIGUA 1863-1969 incl. 1863-67 1d (4), 6d (4) VFU, 1872 1d (2) VFU, 1d Wmk. Reversed FU & another unused, 6d (3) incl. Inv. Wmk. FU, 1884-87 1s VFU, 1903-07 Crown CC to 2s FU, 1908-17 Crown CA to 1s VFU, 1921-29 set to 5s VFU, Mult Script CA values to 2/6d VFU, 1932 Tercentenary values to 1s FU, 1939 set (less 10s) VFU & 1948 Wedding VFU etc. Also BARBUDA 1922 KGV set VFU. ST Cat. £2580 (206) £250 to 350 £300.00
91
 Used
AUSTRALIA 1913-2000+ collection housed in two Simplex albums with 1913 Roos to 5s VFU, 1913 1d KGV (2) VFU, 6d Kookaburra FU, 1915 Roos to 5s Av U, 1914 KGV to 5d FU, 1915-27 Roos to 5s (2) good to FU, 1918-23 KGV to 1/4d (2) FU, 1926-30 KGV to 1/4d FU, 1929-30 Roos to 5s FU, 1931-36 Roos to 5s, 10s £1 & £2 VFU, KGV to 1/4d VFU, range of middle period commems (no 5s Bridge), KGVI defins to £1 FU & 1948 Arms high values FU etc. later ranges to 2000+. (296) £500 to 650 £650.00
92
 M
 Used
BAHAMAS 1862-1972 collection of M & U on album leaves; useful range of QV incl. 1862 1d U, SG.8, 1863 1d U, SG.21/22, 4d, SG.26/27 & 28, 6d, SG.30/31, 1877 P.14 1d (2) & 4d (2) U, 1863 1s (3) U, 1882 1d & 4d (2), SG.40, 41 & 43, 1882 1s (2) & 1884 to 4d U + 6d M & 5s U. Also noted, 1901 Queen's Staircase set U + a few KEVII. KGV incl. 1912 with values to 5s (2) + £1 (light crease) U, then 1938 KGVI defins to 5s U amongst others. Remainder of collection has minor gaps (incl. Silver Wedding £1) but o/w largely complete. Clean collection, worth inspection. (346) £450 to 550 £450.00
93
 M
 Used
BARBADOS 1852-1970 attractive M & U collection in Simplex album, useful range of 'Seated Britannia's' amongst which 1855 ½d, SG.8, 2d, SG.9 & 10, 1858 1s, SG.12 & 12a, 1861 to 1s incl. shades, 1d on blued paper, SG.44a, 1872 ½d & 4d U SG.56/57, 1873 3s U, SG.63 & 5s U, SG.64 amongst others. 1882 to 5s (3d & 6d are M) then solid coverage to 1925 set incl. 1892 2/6d, SG.114/115 and then onwards through KGVI & QEII to Independence. An interesting & useful collection incl. some scarcer material & potential for further development. (368) £500 to 600 N/S
94
 M
 Used
BERMUDA 1865-1971 Impressive mainly used collection on album leaves comprising 1865 to 1s incl. 3d & 6d, SG.5 & 6, P.14 x12½ 3d, SG.10 & 10a, 1875 1d on 3d, SG.16 + 1883 set, then complete from 1903 'Dry Dock' to 1910 Ship set (incl. shades) plus 1918 2s & 10s, 1920 Tercentenary to 4d, SG.63 + 1d, 2½d & 6d Wmk Script CA. Also 1921 Tercentenary to 1s U (excl. 3d & 4d), 1922 set (incl. shades) + 1924 2/6d & 10s amongst others. KGVI well covered incl. 1938 2s (6 different), 2/6d (4), 5s (5), 10s (3), 12/6d (3) & £1 (2). Remainder of collection largely complete to 1971. A fine base for development & should be viewed. £500 to 600 £620.00
95    M
 Used
BRITISH AFRICA 1874-1972 M & U collection on 48 plain album leaves. LAGOS incl. 1874 2d, 4d & 6d U, 1876 1d, 3d (2) & 6d U, 1882 1d, 2d & 3d U, 1884 ½d, 1d, 2d, 4d & 6d U, 1887 2d to 1s + 5s, mixed M & U, then small range of KEVII. OIL RIVERS 1892 set U. NIGER COAST 1894-97 mainly U with values to 1s. N.NIGERIA 1900 ½d & 1d M + £1 U (may be fiscal), 1902 to 10s U (5d is M), 1905 to 2/6d (1s & 2/6d M), 1910 to 10s U, KGV 1912 to 2/6d + 10s & £1 U. S.NIGERIA similar coverage of all issues with 2/6d the highest value. NIGERIA solid coverage though not complete. Better noted incl. 1914 5s, 10s & £1 (U), 1921 2/6d (both Dies) + 5s U amongst others. Inspection recommended. (474) £300 to 350 £300.00
96
 M
 Used
BRITISH AFRICA 1898-circa 1969 collection of U on album leaves comprising UGANDA 1898 to 5r U plus 1902 ½a & 2½a U. EAST AFRICA/UGANDA with various KEVII incl. 1903 1r & 2r, 1904 to 2r & 1907 to 75c - all U, followed by KGV 1912 to 5r U (4r is M), plus some later, and range of Independence issues. Good pickings and worth viewing. NB 1925 3s to £1 are probably fiscally used & are not included in valuation. (146) £250 to 300 £320.00
97
 Used
BRITISH AFRICA collection in a Simplex album incl. G.E.A. 1917 to 1r + 3r, 1921 3r, 1922-24 Giraffes to 3s, 1927-31 to 5s, £1 (fiscal), KUT 1925 set to 5s & £1, 1935 Jubilee set, 1938-54 KGVI Def. set, 1949 UPU set, 1954 set, 1960 set & later to 1970's. Also KENYA incl. 1963 set, 1965 set, 1983 set, 1988 set, Tanzania 1905 set & 1967 set etc. (100's) £300 to 350 £380.00
98
 Used
BRITISH AFRICA good to FU collection in a Simplex album commencing with RHODESIA 1892 Arms values to 2/6d lilac FU, 10s FU, £1 Av U & £2 VFU, 1892 Arms to 4s, 1895 2d & 4d, 1896-97 to 4s, Die II to 10s, 1896 British South Africa Company set, 1897 Arms to 8d, 1898-1908 to £2, 1905 Victoria Falls set, 1907 optd. to 10s, 1909 Surcharge set, 1910-13 Double Heads P.14 useful range to 5s, P.15 to 4d, P.13½ to 8d, 1913-22 Admirals quite a useful range of various Dies & Perfs. with values to 7/6d. NORTHERN RHODESIA 1925 KGV set to 5s + 10s & £1, 1935 Jubilee set, 1949 UPU set & 1938 KGVI set. SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1924 Admirals set, 1931 KGV set, 1935 Jubilee set, 1937 KGVI set, 1940 Golden Jubilee set, 1953 set to 10s & 1964 set. NYASALAND 1891 values to 3s, 1892 4s on 5s, 1895 to 3s, 1896 to 3s, 1897 to 2/6d, 1901 set, 1903-04 to 4s, 1913-21 Mult Crown CA to 2/6d (also 4s M), 1921-33 Mult Script CA to 4s, 1934 set, KGVI defins to £1, 1945 set (excl. 10s), 1949 UPU, 1953 to 2/6d, 1963 set to 1s + 5s & £1& 1964 set. RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1954 set & 1959 set etc. Also a few Malawi & Zambia etc. Good lot, well worth inspection. (1054) £1000 to 1500 £1700.00
99
 M
 Used
BRITISH AFRICA collection incl. BASUTOLAND 1938 KGVI Defin set VFU, 1949 UPU set VFU, 1954 set to 2/6d VFU, 1961 values to 1r on 10s VFU & 1961-63 values to 50c VFU. STELLALAND 1884 1d, 3d & 4d M or unused (mixed condition); BRITISH BECHUANALAND 1885 ½d unused, U values to 1s, 1888 values to 5s FU, 1888 surcharge values to 1s on 1s good to VFU, 1891 set good to FU, 1888 4d on 4d, 1887 4d on 4d in red FU, 1897 set VFU, 1904 to 2½d FU, 1913 to 6d FU, 1925 to 4d FU, 1s M, 1932 to 1s + 3s & 5s FU, 1938 set VFU, 1949 UPU set FU, 1948 Wedding set M, 1955 to 2/6d FU, 10s M, 1961 mixed M or FU to 1r on 10s & later to 1960's plus a few BOTSWANA. (293) £250 to 350 £300.00
100
 M
 Used
BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1890 to 5r (Ex good 7a & 1r), the 2r a forgery, 1890 Surcharge on GB 4a on 5d, 1895 ovpt 3a (SG.55), 1895 values mixed M or U to 1r, 1896 to 1r, 2r, 3r & 5r U. SOMALILAND range incl. 1953 set etc. (114) £80 to 100 £155.00
101
 M
 Used
BRITISH GUIANA collection on leaves from 1852 1c, SG.9 (genuine?), 1863-76 values to 48c, 1860-61 & 1862-65 useful range, altogether there are 66 ship values and whilst most are genuine, a number are forgeries, 1876 to 96c, Surcharges (3), 1882 perfined values, 1888 Surcharge useful values, 1889 to 72c (2), 1905-07 to 96c, KGV Types to 96c, 1931 to $1, 1934 to $1, 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1938 to $3, 1948 Silver Wedding sets, 1949 UPU sets, QEII sets to $5, commems etc. Good lot, very high catalogue & worth examination. (Q) £225 to 300 £225.00
102    M
 Used
BRITISH HONDURAS 1865-1962 M & U collection on album leaves, small range of QV incl. 1865 1d U, SG.1, 1s U, SG.4, 1872 3d U, SG.7, 1888 2c on 6d U, SG.23 & 2c on 1d U, SG.35 amongst others. KEVII & KGV issues are rather patchy but incl. KGV 25c U, SG.124 & 1c to 50c U, Wmk Script CA. Also 1938 KGVI set U plus some later issues to QEII 1962 Birds with values to $5 U. (131) £150 to 200 £210.00
103    M
 Used
BRUNEI 1908-64 small range of M & U between SG.34 & 126 (44 stamps) M & U. NORTH BORNEO 1883-1961 a few early issues incl. 1883 2c U, 8c on 2c U, SG.3, 1883 8c M, SG.7 & 1886 2c M, SG.19 & 4c U. From 1886 many stamps have bar cancels & have been valued as c.t.o remainders (see note in SG cat). Coverage is quite good and incl. many perf variations; later noted incl. 1945 B.M.A set U, 1950 KGVI set to $5 U & QEII 1954 to $5 U plus 1961 set U (excl. $5). LABUAN variable coverage of most issues incl. Postage Dues. SARAWAK attractive range of issues to 1963 F.F.H incl. 1869 3c (part o.g.), SG.1, 1873 set U, 1888 to 32c U (excl. 25c), 1895 set U (2x 2c), 1899 to 20c U (4x 1c, 2x 4c + 25c M). Remaining issues lack some values though 1950 KGVI & 1955 QEII sets are complete. Worth viewing. (700) £350 to 450 N/S
104
 Used
CANADA 1859-2000 good to FU collection housed in two Simplex albums with 1859 1c (3), 5c (2), 10c (3), 12½c (2), 17c (3), 1864 2c, 1868-90 Large Queens range of values to 15c incl. shades, 1870-88 Small Queens extensive range to 10c, 1897 Jubilee set to 50c + $2, 1897-98 set, 1898-1902 set, 1898 Imperial Penny Post 2c (3), 1908 Tercentenary set (15c damaged), 1903 to 50c, 1911-22 to 50c + range of coil issues, 1915 WAR TAX 50c, 1923-31 to $1 + various coils, 1927 Confederation set, 1928-29 set, 1930-31 set, 1932-33 set, 1935 Jubilee set, various coil issues, 1935 set, 1937-38 set, 1942-48 War Effort set, various coil issues & later ranges to 2000. (100's) £500 to 600 £620.00
105
 M
 Used
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, NATAL & ORANGE FREE STATE 1853-1903 collections of M & U on album leaves. CAPE OF GOOD HOPE incl. range of triangulars in mixed condition, fair to good margined U incl. 1d, SG.3a, 4d, SG.4a. 4d, SG.6a & 6c, 1d, SG.18 & 18b & 4d, SG.96. Remaining issues well covered incl. 'Hope Seated' 1874 1d on 6d Surcharge U, SG.32 & 1882 5s U, SG.45. Useful NATAL amongst which 1859 1d on 3d U, 1861 2d, SG.11, 3d, SG.52 & 1875 1d, SG.82 - all U. Good selection of KEVII issues with 1902 to £1.10 U, 1904 to 2/6d U & 1908 to 5s U. Finally useful coverage of ORANGE FREE STATE to 1905 KEVII set U. An interesting lot, worth viewing. (298) £350 to 450 £350.00
106    M
 Used
CAYMAN ISLANDS collection on leaves 1902 to 2½d, 1s, 1905 1s, 1907 4d, 1907-09 incl. 1s, 1912 5s, 2s etc, 1938 to 10s UPU set, 1952 to 10s, 1953 to 2s M & £1 M, later values to £1, £2 etc. (121) £60 to 85 £125.00
107
 M
 Used
CEYLON, BURMA & PAKISTAN M & U collection in a Simplex album, main value in CEYLON incl. a range of 'pence' issues 1857-59 1s, 10d, 6d (4), 5d, 2d (2), 1d (3) fair-average mostly cut into in places but 5d VF, perf 'pence' issues very good range with many to 1s & 2s, 1872 to 96c, good range of Surcharges values to 1r12c, 1893 2r50c, 1898 High Values M, SG.254/5, 1899 to 2r25c, 1903 to 1r50c, 1904 set, 1910 to 5r (5r M), KGV Key Type values to 20r (some fiscally used), later issues to 1970. PAKISTAN 1947 to 25r (excl. 15r), 1948 to 25r, range to 1969 few officials. BURMA 1937 incl. 10r, 5r, 2r, very high catalogue value. (100's) £350 to 500 £480.00
108
 M
 Used
CYPRUS 1880 circa 1976 M & U collection on album leaves incl. useful QV section with 6 GB 1d red (various plates M & U), 1882 Die 1 set U, 1882 ½d on ½pi, SG.23 & 25 U, 1886 ½d on ½pi U, SG.29, 1892 ½pi to 6pi U, 1894 set U. KEVII 1902 to 4pi U, 1904 to 18pi (excl. 12pi) U then KGV 1912 set to 45p U, 1921 set U, 1921 to 9pi U, 1924 to 45pi U & 1928 Anniversary to 45pi U. Virtually complete to 1963 but a few gaps beyond 1976. Good potential for expansion. (467) £200 to 250 £300.00
109
 M
 Used
DOMINICA 1874-1969 M & U collection on 19 plain album leaves. Good range of QV-KGV issues amongst which we note 1874 1s U, SG.3, 1877 to 1s U, 1886 6d U, SG.25, 1907 'Roseau' 6d & 1s U, SG.42/43, 1908 'Roseau' set to 2/6d U + extra 6d M, 1923 KGV to 3s U + 4s & 5s M. Later incl. KGI 1938 set to 5s U, 1951 set U (12c & 14c M), then useful run of issues to 1969. Good base for extension & should be viewed. (209) £180 to 220 £250.00
110
 M
 Used
GAMBIA collection on leaves from 1869-72 4d (poor), 6d complete margins, 1874 6d (2 shades) complete margins, 1880-81 incl. 6d upright wmk, 1886 values to 1s, 1902 to 6d (excl. 2½d), also 2s M, 1904 2s (fair copy), 1909 incl. 3s, 1s, 10d etc, 1912 to 3s (excl. 10d, 7½d etc), 1921-22 10d, 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1922-29 to 10s MSCA (excl. 7½d), 1938 to 10s, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949 UPU, 1953 to £1, 1963 most to £1, 1966 to £1 etc. (190) £170 to 225 £185.00
111
 M
 Used
GOLD COAST 1875-1969 M & U collection on album leaves incl. 1875 1d U, SG.1, 1876 to 6d U, 1884 to 2s incl. shades U, 1889 1d on 6d U, SG.20, 1889 5s & 10s U, 1898 to 10s (excl. 1s) U, then useful KEVII incl. 1902 to 2s + 10s U, 1904 ½d to 6d U & 1907 to 6d, KGV issues incl. 1913 to 2/6d incl. shades + 20s U, 1921 to 5s U & 1928 to 5s U amongst others. Solid KGVI & QEII to Independence, then good, but incomplete Ghana issues to 1969. An interesting collection worth viewing. (482) £200 to 250 £240.00
112
 Used
GREAT BRITAIN collections 1840-1951 collection in four Simplex albums from 1840 1d (3) mixed condition, 2d four margins, 1841 1d (7), Numbers in Cross (11), 1841 2d (6), 1d Stars (21), 2d Stars (9), range of 1858 1d Plates to 224, 2d Plates (7), ½d Plates (17), 1½d (4), 1847-54 Embossed all cut square, 1s (3), 10d fine example & 6d (4). Surface Printed well represented incl. 1855 4d Small Garter, 4d Medium Garter, 1856 6d (3), 1862-64 incl. 9d (2), 1s (3), 1865-67 4d (8), 6d (4), 8d & 1s, 1867-80 6d (8), 9d (2), 10d (3), 1s (4), 2s (5), 1867-83 High Values 5s Pl.1 & 2, Anchor 5s Pl.4, Wmk. Maltese Cross 10s & £1 fine looking examples, 1873-80 2½d rosy mauve set of Plates, 3d (9), 6d (5), 1s green (6), 1876 4d vermilion, 4d sage (3), 4d grey brown Wmk. Large Garter, 1876 3d on 3d, 6d on 6d (2), 1s Pl. 13 & 14, 1883 2/6d lilac & green set, 1887 Jubilee set & 1891 £1 green. KEVII range incl. 1902 DLR to 2/6d (3), 5s (2), 10s & £1, 1911 Somerset House to 2/6d (3), 5s, 10s & £1, KGV incl. 1913 £1, 1918 to 10s, 1929 £1 PUC, 1934 Re-engraved set, later incl. 1939 set, 1948 £1 VFU & M, good range of Dues etc. then three volumes of QEII to 2006 incl. commems & defins. Nice original lot offered completely intact. (100's) £3500 to 4500 £5200.00
113
 M
 Used
GRENADA 1861-1971 M & U collection on album leaves; useful QV incl. 1861 1d & 6d U, SG.1 & 3, 1863 6d U, SG.5 & 6a, 1883 to 1s U, 1886 1d on 4d U, SG.39 & 1895 to 1s (excl. 2d) U. A few KEVII issues then KGV 1913 to 1s (2) U, 1921 to 2/6d (excl. 1s, SG.128) U amongst others. KGVI 1938 to 10s (perfs not identified), then QEII to 1971 - largely complete but a few gaps. Inspection recommended. (257) £200 to 250 £200.00
114
 Used
HONG KONG 1862-1990's collection housed in a Simplex album incl. 1862-63 basic set, 1863-71 set incl. several shades, 1876-80 range of various surcharges, 1880 Colours changed set, 1882-96 Crown CA set, 1885-91 various surcharges, 1891 Jubilee o'pt. 1900 Crown CA set, 1903 Crown CA to $1, 1904-06 Mult Crown CA to 50c, 1912-21 Mult Crown CA to $10, 1921-27 Mult Script CA set, 1935 Jubilee set, 1941 Centenary set, 1938-52 set, 1948 Wedding set, 1954-62 set, range of later commems & defins to 1990's. 1917 CHINA o'pts. to 50c (4) & $1 (2), 1922-27 to $1 etc. A very useful lot & an excellent basis for further development. (many 100's) £1000 to 1200 £1000.00
115
 Used
INDIA 1852-1988 collection neatly laid out in two Simplex albums from 1852 Scinde Dawk ½a white on piece & ½c blue on piece (both presumed to be forgeries), 1854 ½a blue range of shades (10), 1a red range of shades (6), 1854 4a U with pmk. & pen cancel, 1856-64 to 8a (2), 1865 to 8a, 1866 6a fiscal (faults), 1882 set, 1895 3r, 5r, 1902 to 5r + 15r, 1911-22 set, 1926-33 set, 1929 Air set, 1931 Inauguration set, 1935 Jubilee set, 1937 set, 1946 Victory set, 1948 Gandhi set, 1949 Pictorial set, 1949 UPU set, later ranges of defins & commems to 1988 plus range of Officials. (100's) £300 to 400 £540.00
116
 M
 Used
JAMAICA 1860 circa 1970 collection of M & U on album leaves. Good range of QV issues incl. 1860 2d (2 shades) U, 4d U, SG.4 & 1905 'Arms' set to 5s U. No KEVII but KGV 1912 set to 1s (incl. shades etc) & 5s U, 1919 set U (2x 2½d), 1921 set incl. 2x 2s & 4x 5s U. KGVI issues incl. 1938 set U then QEII 1956 set U & 1962 Independence set U. Largely complete from here to 1970. A clean & attractive lot, worth viewing. (360) £220 to 300 N/S
117
 M
 Used
LEEWARDS collection on leaves from 1890 to 7d, 1897 6d, 2½d, 1d, ½d, 1902 Surcharge set, 1902 to 1s, 1907 to 1s, 1912 to 5s (2), 1921 to 4s (excl. 2/6d), 1938 to 5s, also £1, 1954 set. (111) £75 to 100 £140.00
118    M
 Used
MALAYAN STATES collection on leaves. KELANTAN 1911-15 values to $5, 1921 to $1, 1937 to $1, 1957 to $5 etc. MALACCA 1949 to $5 (some M), 1954 to $5, 1957 to $5, 1960 to $5. NEGRI 1949 to $5, 1957 to $5. PAHANG 1950 to $5, 1957 to $5. PENANG 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949 UPU to $5, 1954 to $5, 1957 to $5, 1960 to $5, high cat. (360) £90 to 120 £190.00
119    M
 Used
MALAYAN STATES collection on leaves incl. PERAK 1880-81 2c M, SG.5, 1884-91 2c (6), 1887-89 1c on 2c (6), 1891 1c on 6c M, 2c on 24c M (2), 1895-99 to 50c, 1900 Surcharge set, 1935 to $5, 1938-41 most to $2, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1950 & 1957 sets. PERLIS 1951 values to $5, 1957 values to $5. SELANGOR 1935-41 to $5, 1941 $1, $2, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949 UPU, 1949 & 1957 sets. TRENGGANU 1921-41 useful values, 1949 UPU etc. High catalogue value. (287) £90 to 125 £200.00
120
 M
 Used
MALAYA (JOHORE) collection on leaves from Johor ovpts (4) one M, 1891 2c, SG.17, 1891-94 values to 6c, 1894 Surcharge set of 4, 1896 to 6c, 1896-99 to $5, 1903-04 useful Surcharges, 1904-10 incl. $5 M etc, 1910-19 to 25c, 1918 to 50c, 1922-41 to $1, also fiscally used $2, $5, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949 UPU, 1949 to $5, 1960 to $5 etc. (159) £130 to 160 £210.00
121
 M
 Used
MALAYA (KEDAH) collection on leaves 1912 to $1, 1919-21 to 25c (21c M), 1921-22 to $5, 1922 excl. SG.41/4 M, 1937 to $5 (top 2 values M), few later to $5. (112) £100 to 125 £160.00
122
 M
 Used
MALAYA (STRAITS SETTS ETC) predominantly U collection in a Simplex album incl. 1867 Surcharge set, one of each in fair condition but 1½c (pen canc) 8c (faded), 12c, 24c Firms h/stamp. 1867 to 96c, 1870 5c, 7c Surcharge, 1880 10c on 30c (2), 1880-81 Surcharge set, 1883 2c on 8c, 1883 2c on 4c, 1883 to 96c, other Surcharges 1892-99 to $5, 1902 to $1, 1904 to $5, 1906 on Labuan few values, 1906 & 1912 to $5, 1921 to $5, 1922 Exhibition incl. 45c, 25c etc. & $1 small 2nd 'A' (?), 1936 to $5, 1937 set, FMS good range of 'Tigers' to $2, some fiscal higher values, BMA values, range of Malaysia. Excellent lot, very high catalogue but condition is mixed incl. fiscally used. (several 100) £350 to 500 £800.00
123
 M
 Used
MALTA 1860-1970 M & U collection on album leaves incl. 1860 ½d U, SG.4, 7, 10, 11, 16, 18 & 19, 1885 set (incl. 2x 1s), 1886 5s U, 2/6d & 10s U, SG.34/35, various Self Govt incl. 2/6d U, SG.112, 1922 to 1s plus 2/6d & £1 (excl. 2s) U, 1926 'POSTAGE' opt set U, 1926 to 2/6d U, 1928 to 5s U (excl. 1/6d), 1930 set (excl. 3s) U then large part complete to 1970 incl. KGVI 1938 set M (excl. 1d SG.236a). An attractive & clean base for further development. (417) £250 to 350 £280.00
124
 M
 Used
MAURITIUS 1858- circa 1970 collection of M & U on album leaves. Good coverage of earlier issues with particular strength in QV. Notable items incl. 1859 6d, SG.32 & 33 plus 1s U, SG.34,1859 2d, SG.44 (no cert), 1862 6d, SG.54, 1860 6d, SG.50 & 1s U, SG.52, 1878 38c on 9d U, SG.89, 1879 2r50, SG.100 & 1857 2c Surcharge U, SG.117 amongst others. Also noted KEVII 1910 10r U, SG.195, KGV 1913 2r50 U & 10r M. KGVI & QEII large part complete to 1969 then rather fragmented to 1970. An excellent base for development and worth viewing. (406) £400 to 500 £480.00
125
 M
 Used
MONTSERRAT 1876-1970 M & U collection on album leaves. Small clean range incl. 1876 6d U, SG.2, 1880 2½d & 4d U, then a few oddments to 1908 5s U, SG.47. KGV issues incl. 1916 ½d, 1d, 2½d, 3d, 4d & 1s M + 1d & 2d U, 1922 set to 4s U (excl. 2½d SG.21), 1933 300th Anniversary set then KGVI 1938 to 5s U & 1951 to 60c + $4.80 M. Finally QEII 1953 set U (5c, 48c & $2.40 are M) then a few later but with gaps. (160) £150 to 180 £190.00
126
 M
 Used
NEW SOUTH WALES 1850-1907 mainly U collection on album leaves, Pre 1854 material is mixed condition but incl. 1850 1d, SG.12 (tight top margin) & useful study of 1851-86 2d values - mostly with good margins incl. 2x vertical pairs, SG.113/114. Good range of 1854-62 imperf & perf issues incl. shades & values to 1s. Amongst later issues we note 1888 20s, SG.262 & 1890 10s, SG.264, 1897 Diamond Jubilee Hospital Charity 1s & 2/6d U & 1905 20s U, SG.350. An impressive lot with something for the specialist. (439) £800 to 1000 £800.00
127
 Used
NEW ZEALAND 1855-1990's mainly U collection in three Simplex albums. 1855-73 Chalon Heads in very mixed condition but better noted incl. 1855 2d, SG.4, 1857 2d (3), SG.8, 1882 1d, SG.33, 2d (2), 3d, 6d & 1s, 1862-63 6d, SG.53, 1d, SG.68, 2d, SG.72, 6d (2) & 1s. Also 1864 2d & 6d, SG.107/108, 1864 P.12½ to 1s (excl. 4d, SG.120) but incl. scarcer 4d rose, SG.119 plus range of 1871-72 issues. 1872-89 'side face' issues well represented then 1898-1907 first pictorial series with values to 5s incl. some shades. KGV defin issues are well covered together with the 1935-36 KGV & KGVI pictorial issues. Also noted a selection of commems & health stamps to 1990's together with an impressive range of Post Fiscals with values to £5. Needs to be viewed to appreciate the scope of this lot. (many 100's) £1500 to 2000 N/S
128
 M
 Used
PAPUA NEW GUINEA/PAPUA/SAMOA 1901-70 (Samoa 1877-1962) M & U collection on album leaves incl. a few Br New Guinea but more emphasis on Papua which incl. small range of 'Canoe' issues plus 1911 issues to 2/6d U, 1916 to 5d, 1917 Surcharges & a few Air Mail and 1931 Surcharges. Good but incomplete Papua & New Guinea to 1970 incl. 1952 set U. SAMOA incl. fair range of 'Express' issues with values to 5s, mixed M & U, a few 'Palm Tree' issues with values to 2/6d incl. some Surcharges. Also some 'SAMOA' opts & West Samoa issues. Needs to be viewed. (425) £100 to 150 £155.00
129
 M
 Used
POST OFFICES ABROAD & OTHERS collection of predominantly VFU housed in a Simplex album. Highlights incl. BAHRAIN 1933 1r & 5r, 1948 set, 1948 Olympics, 1949 UPU sets, 1950 set (excl. 2½a), QEII to 10s, ERITREA 1950 10s, BMA SOMALIA 1948 2s 50c, 5s, EASTERN ARABIA 1949 Olympics & 1949 UPU sets, KUWAIT 1923 1r & 2r, 1948 set, BRITISH LEVANT 1903 12pi (2), 24pi, 1911 12pi & 24pi, 1921 180pi, MOROCCO AGENCIES 1899 to 2p, 1914 2/6d, 1917 2/6d (2), 1918 2/6d, 5s M, 1935 2/6d, 5s, 1949 set, 1951 to 5s, SPANISH CURENCY 1907-12 to 3p, 5p & 12p, FRENCH CURRENCY incl. 1924 3f (2), 6f, 1925 set, 1935 set, 1935-36 3f & 6f, plus range of TANGIER. Useful lot, excellent basis for expansion. (647) £500 to 650 £560.00
130
 Used
QUEENSLAND useful collection on leaves, with a fine range of Chalons (99) which need to be examined carefully, many values to 1s, also 'registered' plus higher values, the condition is mixed as usual with some doubtful cancels, 1882 onwards high values to £1 (3), 1900 Charity 1d M & 2d U, other defins etc. (264) £150 to 200 £300.00
131
 M
 Used
ST CHRISTOPHER, NEVIS & ST KITTS NEVIS 1870 circa 1970 M & U collection on album leaves. ST CHRISTOPHER useful range of QV issues - not complete but incl. 2½d, SG.7 & 4d, SG.8w (inverted wmk), 1884 Surcharges 4d on 6d & 4d on 6d U, SG.22/25 +1d on ½d M, SG.26. NEVIS & ST KITTS NEVIS incl. KGV 1920 2/6d & 10s U + 5s M. Also range of 1921 to 2/6d. Issues from 1937 Coronation are large part complete, and a few later. Good potential for development. (227) £200 to 250 £260.00
132
 M
 Used
ST HELENA 1864-1953 mainly U on album leaves incl. 1864 1d on 6d U, 1876 P.14 x12½ 1d on 6d U, 2d & 3d U, 1880 P.14 1d & 2d U, 1884 with values to 1s (mostly U), some duplication and no 3d value, 1890 set U then a few KEVII incl. 1905 to 5d, KGV issues incl. 1912 ½d, 1d (2), 2d & 8d U + 1½d & 3d M. Also 1922 ½d to 1s + 2s U (5d is M) & 1934 to 1s U. KGVI 1938 to 10s (6d, 2/6d, 5s & 10s are M), then QEII 1953 set to 1s U + 2/6d, 5s & 10s M amongst others. A clean & attractive lot. (131) £180 to 220 £300.00
133
 M
 Used
ST LUCIA 1860-1971 M & U collection on album leaves incl. good selection of QV issues with 1863 4d M, 1864 4d U, SG.12 & 1881 ½d used on piece, SG.23 + 2½d M. Also useful QV Key Plate issues incl. 1883 to 4d U, 1886 set U, then 1891 set complete U plus 1891 1½d on 3d U, SG.53 amongst others. Good coverage of KGV issues amongst which 1921 5s U & 1936 to 1s + 10s U. Issues from 1937 are largely complete to 1968 plus 1970 QEII to $5 and a few later oddments. A clean collection & worth viewing. (266) £250 to 350 £340.00
134
 M
 Used
ST VINCENT 1861 circa 1972 M & U collection on album leaves. Good strength in QV issues incl. 1861 6d U- small stain bottom right), SG.2, 1862 6d U, SG.4, 1875 1s U, SG.24, 1881 4s U, SG.38, 1885 6d & 5s U, SG.52 & 53 amongst others. A few KEVII incl. 1902 5s U, SG.84 then KGV incl. 1913 to 5s U (excl. 3d & 5d) & 1921 to 1s U. Later issues incl. KGVI 1938 to £1 U (excl. 10s) & 1948 decimal currency. QEII issues are rather patchy but overall a good base for expansion. (231) £250 to 350 £330.00
135
 M
 Used
SEYCHELLES ETC. collection on leaves incl. 1890-92 Die I & Die II sets, 1893 Surcharge to 90c (excl. 45c), 1893 set of four, 1897 to 75c plus 2r25c, 1901 Surcharge set of four, 1903 1r50c, 2r25c etc, 1903 Surcharge set, 1906 to 2r25c, 1912 to 2r25c (45c M), 1917 values to 1r50, 1921 to 2r25c, Silver Jubilee set, 1938 to 5r complete (excl. 25c), Silver Wedding, UPU sets, 1952 to 5r FU, 10r M, 1954 to 10r, 1962 to 10r, later set to 15r, together with Tristan 1952 set complete etc. (300+) £190 to 250 £310.00
136
 M
 Used
SIERRA LEONE 1859 circa 1970 collection of M & U on album leaves. Good clean range of QV issues incl. 1859 6d U, SG.1/4 plus 1873 1s, SG.15, 1876 to 1s U, 1883 to 1s U & a few later. Also KEVII 1903 to 3d, 1904 to 1s + 5s U, plus 1907 to 5s U. KGV incl. range of 1912 5s, 1921 to 2s & 1932 to 5s U. Also 'Abolition of Slavery' set to 2s U. Solid though not complete coverage of KGVI & QEII period then quantity of Independence issues (mixed M & U) to 1970. A useful collection with good potential. (471) £200 to 250 £200.00
137
 M
 Used
SOLOMONS KGVI values to 5s, 1956 to £1. COOK ISLANDS 1892 1½d, 2½d unused, range of 1893-1919 values to 1s. FIJI 1871 set of forgeries, 1872 2c & 12c, 1876-77 VR monograms (11), 1878-99 values to 6d (8), 1881-99 1s (8), 1882 5s, 1891 2½d both types, 1892-93 ½d (2) & 5d, five pence on 6d (2), 1891-1902 range to 5d various perfs, 1903 to 1s, 1904 1s, 1906 to 1s (& faded 5s), 1912 to 5s many shades, 1922 to 5s, 1935 Silver Jubilee set, 1938 to £1 incl. shades, perfs & types (excl. 261a), 1948 Silver Wedding M, 1954 to £1, 1959 to £1, 1962 to £1 etc. GILBERTS 1939 set M etc. Also few NORFOLKS & PITCAIRN. (403) £190 to 250 £190.00
138
 M
 Used
SOUTH AUSTRALIA collection on leaves incl. 1855 2d, 6d, 1856-58 2d (3), 6d, 1858-59 to 1s (3) - two are poorish, 1860-69 good range to 2s incl. shades 1868-79 to 2s (2), 1870-73 to 2s (2), 1876 to 2s (5), various perfs, 1901 to 2s (no 9d), useful later issues with tall high values to 2/6d (6), 5s (4) - one a perfin, very high catalogue value, must be examined carefully. (286) £180 to 250 £350.00
139
 M
 Used
TASMANIA 1853-1912 mainly U collection on album leaves incl. good range of 'full face' Queens in rather mixed condition but incl. amongst others 4d U, SG.7, 4d U, SG.18, 1863 4d U - fair condition, SG.54, 1857 selection of 1d, 2d & 4d values U - some with four margins, 1858 6d & 1s U, SG.40/41, 1860 6d various shades then later perf issues to 1892 Key Plate issue with values to 2/6d + 10s M. Finally good range of 1899 pictorials incl. perf & shade variations, plus a study of the 1902-04 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d & 6d values. An interesting lot & good base for further development. (236) £200 to 300 £340.00
140    M
 Used
TONGA 1886-1942 small M & U collection on album leaves incl. 1886 1d, 2d (3), 6d (3) & 1s (3) U & various later in mixed condition to 1895 7½d, SG.35, 1895 Pictorials to 5s incl. some duplication, 1920 to 1s U incl. some duplicates (1½d, 2½d, 7½d & 10d are M), then 2d on 5d U & 2d on 5s M, SG.701 amongst others, Useful pickings. (79) £70 to 100 £70.00
141    M
 Used
TRANSVAAL/SWAZILAND 1870-1905 (Transvaal) & 1933-62 Swaziland M & U collections on album leaves. Early Transvaal issues identified by vendor & not checked by us incl. range of the 'Eagles' series to 1877, SG.128 - mainly four margin used, then 1878 to 2s U, 1879 1d on 6d Surcharge (4) U, 1882 1d on 4d U, 1883 'Eagles' to 1s U, followed by useful range of 1885-1901 issues plus KEVII to 10s U, 1903 1s & 2s U & 1904 to £1 (2). SWAZILAND incl. 1933 KGV to 1s mixed M & U, 1938 KGVI to £1 M (some gaps) then small fragmented range of QEII. Inspection recommended. (237) £180 to 240 £180.00
142
 M
 Used
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1851- circa 1978 collection of M & U on album leaves. TRINIDAD useful range 'Seated Britannia's' incl. 1851 1d & 4d U, SG.4 & 7, 1859 4d U, SG.40, 1860 6d U, SG.49, 1863 1s U, SG.67, 1863 Wmk Crown CC 1d to 1s incl. shades U, ditto P.14 1d to 1s U, 1869 5s U, 1883 to 1s U, SG.112, 1896 to 1s + 10s & £1 U, 1901 to 5s U & 1904 1s + 5s M. Also a few TOBAGO issues incl. 1896 ½d on 4d (2) U. Good coverage of TRINIDAD & TOBAGO from 1913 incl. useful selection of 'Britannia's' plus 1922 to 5s U & solid onwards to 1968 & rather patchy to 1978. (357) £300 to 400 N/S
143
 M
 Used
TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS 1867-1969 collection of M & U on 15 plain album leaves incl. 1867 1d U, 1882 set U, 1887 1s M, SG.60, 1893 ½d U + 4d & 5d M, 1900 to 3s, excl. 2s & 4d (2d & 3d are M), 1905 ½d, 1d & 3d (½d is U), 1909 KEVII to 2s excl. 2½d & 4d (2d & 3d are M), 1913 KGV to 2s mixed M & U, various War Tax issues, 1922 to 2s Wmk Script CA & 2s + 3s Mult Crown CA & 1928 to 5s mixed M & U. KGVI set M, 1950 set U then 1957 QEII set U & 1967 set U amongst others. Good pickings or potential for new collection. (273) £300 to 400 £380.00
144
 M
 Used
VICTORIA 1850-1912 substantial mainly U collection on album leaves. Pre 1859 issues are predictably in somewhat mixed condition but provide good pickings. Coverage from 1859 is quite solid & gives a good range of perf variations, shades & some scarcer material incl. an interesting selection of Stamp Duty issues amongst which, 1884 2s Stamp Statute U, 1884 £2 U, SG.246 & various others between SG.253/292 (mainly U). An interesting lot which should be viewed to appreciate the scope of this lot. (767) £600 to 800 £1100.00
145
 M
 Used
VIRGIN ISLANDS 1866-1970 M & U collection on album leaves commencing with small range of pre 1867 issues in rather mixed condition but incl. 1866 1d M, SG.1, 1867 1d M, SG.12 & 1s U, SG.14b & 15. Identification by vendor and not checked by us. Also noted 1s M, SG.31 & 4d on 1s M, SG.42d. Others of note, 1899 set U, 1904 KEVII set (½d & 1d M, rest used). Amongst KGV issues, 1913 to 5s mixed M & U & 1922 Wmk Mult Crown CA set U, 1922 Wmk Mult Script CA set mixed M & U. Good range of later issues though a few gaps noted. Inspection recommended. (178) £200 to 300 £320.00
146    M
 Used
WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1854-1912 mainly U collection on album leaves. Earliest material is in rather mixed condition but incl. amongst others fair copies of 1d U, SG.1, 1854 4d U, SG.3 & 1s U, SG.6a (tight margins). Also 1887 2d U, SG.16 (tight margins) & 6d, SG.19, 1860 2d U, SG.25, 1861 1d U, SG.33, 1d U, SG.38, 6d & 1s U, SG.42 & 48a. Later issues are well covered incl. good range of shades etc. amongst which we note 1902 10s & £1 FU, SG.127/128. An attractive & interesting collection with good potential for development. (139) £350 to 400 £490.00
147
 M
 Used
ZANZIBAR collection on leaves incl. 1895 black ovpts to 12a (excl. 3a) + few shades, 1895-98 Surcharge, SG.23 & 27, 1896 on BEA 1a, 2½a, 1896 (Dec) set to 5r, 1890 to 8a, 1899 values to 1r, 1904 1r etc, 1908 to 2r, 1913 5r & set to 1r, 1914 incl. 1r M, 2r U, 5r unused, 1921 values to 2r, 4r & 10r, 1936 set, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949 UPU sets, 1957 & 1961 set to 10s. Useful lot. (approx 200) £95 to 140 £175.00
148    M
 Used
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH M & U selection housed in 24 circulated club books, comprising material from Queen Victoria to QEII. Priced to sell @ £1700 (approx. ¼ of catalogue value). Useful lot. (1000's) £400 to 500 £400.00
149    Used
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH the collection balance, box containing good to VFU ranges of odd values QV-QEII housed in stock books, on leaves & in packets etc. Noted Ceylon, Hong Kong, India, Malaya, Malta, Nigeria & more for checking. £150 to 200 £190.00
 
   
       
   
Corbitts Ltd
5 Mosley Street, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1YE, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 191 232 7268. Fax: +44 (0) 191 261 4130
Email: collectors@corbitts.com
Site design: Ai5 Ltd
All content copyright © 1998-2019 Corbitts Ltd
   
   
Corbitts is a member of: the Philatelic Traders Society, the American Stamp Dealers Association, and the American Philiatelic Society