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Stamp auction - 3 September 2015 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 3 September 2015. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 151 - Ceylon
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
567
 M
 Used
Collection in album, 1857-59 1d (3), 2d (3), 6d (2), 10d & 1s with Holcombe Cert. (1989), 2s good/FU, 1857-64 ½d dull mauve, 1861-64 vals to 1s U (no 10d). Rough Per. 4d (2), 6d, 8d, 9d (3), 10d & 1s, 1862 to 1s U, 1863-66 range to 2s (3) incl. wmk varieties & 1872 to 96c U. Extensive range of later QV with many Surcharges incl. 1r12c on 2r50c (3), many 2c surcharges incl. varieties, 1893 to 2r50c, 1898-99 Surcharge, 1899 to 2r50c, 1903 to 1r 50c U, 1904 set FU, 1910-11 to 2r (2), 10r on piece, 1912-25 to 10r, also 20r (?) U, 1921-27 to 5r U, 1927-29 to 5r, 1935-36 set in pairs M, 1935 Jubilee M & FU, 1938-49 to 5r (2) with perfs FU. Also set to 5r (2) UM with perfs SERVICE 1895 to 1r 12c (2), 1899 to 75c M & set U, 1903 set U, 1952 Postal Fiscal 10r UM & FU. Fine lot. Cat. approx £7000-8000. (several 100's) £400 to 500 £920.00
568
 M
 Used
Collection on leaves incl. 1857-59 1d (3), 2d (2), 5d, 6d, 10d, 1s, 1/9d U (1/9d defects & fake cancellation), 1857 ½d M (crease), 1861-64 most to 2s U, various perfs with many extra of some vals - virtually all U, 1867-70 CC vals to 2s (4) U, 1872-80 to 96c U, many QV Surcharges incl. scarcer vals & high vals. 1903 to 75c, 2r25c M, 1904 to 1r50c, 1910 to 2r, KGV vals to 5r, 1927 10r M, Silver Jubilee, 1936 to 1r M, 1938 to 5r M with many perfs, also U vals etc. Good lot but condition varied. (few 100) £150 to 200 £330.00
569
Used (on letter or envelope)
1903 onwards KEVII cards (19) with variety of frankings etc. Also KGV (4) & later (3), written up in album. Interesting group. (26) £30 to 40 £30.00
570
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936-73 range of 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 £40.00
 
   
       
   
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