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Stamp auction - 27 November 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - Ceylon
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1857-1995 M & U collection housed in two stock books incl. ranges of QV earlies, mainly U, 1903 KEVII CCA set M, 1921-32 MSCA vals to 2r M, 1935 Pictorial set M, 1938-49 set M, balance chiefly M or UM ranges to 1990's. £150 to 200 £155.00
1866 10d orange red M - re-gummed & a few short perfs at top. Rare stamp, SG.58. (1) Cat. £7500 £300 to 350 £340.00
1886-circa 1950 collection of M & U on leaves in spring back binder. Main emphasis on the KGV & KGVI Pictorial Defin set with KGV to 1r M & U and KGVI to 5r mixed M & U. Good range of perforation varieties identified by the vendor, but not checked by us. In addition - a small range of QV, KEVII & KGV 'key plate' issues on hagner display pages & 3 extra leaves. last 4 pages house 6 different KGVI coronation sets U. Some duplication throughout but provides opportunity for further research and would provide a fine base for development. (474) ST.Cat. £900 £120 to 160 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932-45 Postal history selection of 61 covers bearing a good variety of single, multiple or mixed frankings incl. several with 1935 Pictorials incl. WWI & WWII Censored, many Airmails incl. 1936 Christmas flight with 'Indo Ceylon Xmas' cachet, mainly addressed to UK but also Holland, Australia, USA, Philippines etc. £80 to 120 £92.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936-73 range first flight covers (17) incl. 1936 Dec 24th TATA Airways Christmas flight Colombo-Madras illustrated cover with cachet, similar but official cover, further Christmas flights for Colombo-Karachi, 1938 Feb 28th All Up first flight Colombo-Madras, 1944 Aug. 14th censored flown cover Marasana-London via Colombo-Karachi- Poole airmail service at 1 Rupee rate etc. £40 to 50 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CEYLON AIRMAIL COLLECTION 1936 comprehensive written up collection of first special airmail - India - Ceylon, December 1936 and INDO-CEYLON special flight Xmas 1936 - Airmail cachets, many are first or special flights on incoming or outgoing mail with colourful and multiple frankings, in addition much literature and research material with these covers - has been frequently exhibited. (78) £400 to 450 N/S
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