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Stamp auction - 14 March 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - Gold Coast
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-KGVI covers with many elusive postmarks - 1892 1½d ps card used Elmina to Holland with Cape Coast transit, 1898 ps card Akropong, QV ½d card, large Elmina, Cape Coast crown transit mark, KEVII 1d card, cancelled Keta crown, KGV covers with correct rates, used Bekwai crown, ODA, Shama, Asamakese Tafo, KGVI covers Bibiani, Market Circle Takoradi, Anyina, Ashanti New Town, underpaid Sumbai, registered 3d env used MOTKI & WIAWSO registered airmail. (25) £275 to 350 £360.00
625    M
1884-91 QV defin set fine M SG.11/19, 1928 KGV defin set fine M & extra shades SG.103/112 1938 & 1948 KGVI defin sets M. Cat.£361 (51) £70 to 90 £60.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Covers incl. 1886 use of 1½d card to UK (fault), KGV 6d & 1s on 1937 air cover, remainder are KGVI incl. scarce blue censor tape on 3d cover to Swaziland, dued Entire ex Ho, registered airmail plus 6d air letter with Specimen opt. Useful lot. (11) £50 to 60 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1889 fine registered 2d p.s. envelope to London with QV 4d tied '554' ACCRA numeral & registered oval transit mark. 1900 local ½d p.s. card with 'AKROPONG GOLD COAST' c.d.s. (2) £90 to 100 £105.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV 1½d card used to Germany ex Odumasie (1892) plus 1899-1905 usages of 1d cards with fine Chama c.d.s. or scarce barred oblong d/stamp of Accra. Also 1919 registered cover with Nsawam cancellation & postage due. (4) £80 to 100 £105.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1904 fine PPC to France with KEVII 1d, tied 'SEKONDI GOLD COAST' c.d.s. with boxed 'TOO LATE' instructional mark. (1) £70 to 90 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1914-39 trio of covers. 1914 1d tied 'CROWN ADAWSO' c.d.s. to London, 1932 3d rate to USA tied 'AGONA-DUNKWA' c.d.s. 1939 printed Madeira Fruit Exchange cover rated GB 1½d, tied two ring GOLD COAST cancel to ACCRA ICE CO. LTD. All commercial covers. (3) £75 to 85 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1916 2½d rate cover to USA with red circular 'CROWN PASSED BY CENSOR' mark, reverse fine large 'OPENED BY CENSOR/ACCRA' label. Scarce. (1) £70 to 80 £66.00
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