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Stamp auction - 4 February 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 4 February 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 152 - Gold Coast
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
857
Used (on letter or envelope)
19thC & later postal stationery - QV ½d, 1d & 1d reply cards o/p SPECIMEN with others, QV 2d registered envelopes used to London & Europe with added QV 2½d from APPAM and ACCRA, 1899 with added ½d & 1d Key Types, tied Winnebah c.d.s. KEVII 2d envelope reg. SUNYANI and SECCONDEE, good KGV range of Types from PRESTEA COOMASSIE, others OBUASI and NSAWAM, a few KGV fronts with other postmarks. (27) £130 to 160 £150.00
858    Used
1870's-90's small range of Elmina cancellations on loose adhesives with vals to 6d, comprising boxed d/stamp (12 items, three without date), single ring d/stamp (9 items, three in red & one in blue) and an intaglio seal, good to fine. (25) £85 to 120 N/S
859   Used (on letter or envelope)
1873 (18 Aug) envelope to Leeds & re-addressed to London, bearing GB 6d pale chestnut Pl.11 clearly tied by '466' obliterator, showing 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR PACKET 13 SP 73' c.d.s in red with arrival d/stamp for 14 Sep on reverse, some faults though rare. Provenance: Soler y Llach auction, Feb 2008. £200 to 300 N/S
860
Used (on letter or envelope)
1879-later collection in a blue F.G. Warwick album with QV ½d, 1d & 1½d cards incl. underpaid, various sizes reg. envelopes with additional QV vals incl. 1889 4d & 6d, 1907 KEVII 2d envelope + 2d & ½d Kumasi to Cairo via Plymouth & London. 1904 size F KEVII 2d envelopes with Obuhsi, Saltpond, Keta c.d.s., 1916 KGV 1d with SPECIMEN o/p, various KGV covers & postal stationery cards with added vals, 1928 reg. envelope with scarce 'SUHUM' c.d.s. Later KGVI fine range of other postmarks & QEII Air Letters. (54 items) £350 to 400 £350.00
861
Used on piece or front
1884 2d green, two diagonally bisects on fragment, cancelled '556,' minor perf faults. £60 to 80 N/S
862
 M
1884 CCA set, fine M, SG.11/19a. (9) Cat. £160 £50 to 60 £52.00
863
 M
1889 1d on 6d orange, fine M, SG.20. (1) Cat. £150 £50 to 60 £62.00
864
Used (on letter or envelope)
1890 (15 Aug) Winch Bros' envelope (small faults) registered to Colchester, bearing 1876-84 6d orange, cancelled '556' in blue with matching Cape Coast despatch c.d.s. alongside, '4d' and '2' in red crayon, 'R' in oval in blue, Liverpool transit d/stamp (9th Sep) with arrival d/stamp on reverse. Provenance: John Sacher, Nov 2009. £120 to 160 N/S
865
Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTAL STATIONERY collection comprising cards with 1891-92 1d & 1d reply paid, 1903 ½d & 1d, 1916 ½d & 1d, 1920 1d, 1922 1d ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1916 ½d, 1922 1d, 1928 1d used - all uprated. Envelopes with 1899 1d, 1904 1d, 1926 1d (fox spotted) ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1904 1d, 1916 1d (2) - one censored, 1931 1½d used. Registered envelopes with 1898 2d sizes F, G & J unused, 1891 2d sizes F unused & used (2) & G unused, 1902 2d + 1d sizes G & H2 h/stamped 'SPECIMEN' and size H unused, 1904 2d + 1d size F ovptd 'SPECIMEN' & used, size G used (2), 1905 2d + 1d size F ovptd SPECIMEN,' sizes G & H used, 1924 3d size F ovptd 'SPECIMEN' & sizes G & H used, 1938 3d ovptd 'SPECIMEN' and size G used. Fine lot. (42) £550 to 700 £550.00
866
Used (on letter or envelope)
1894 (6 Mar) ½d stationery card to Aburi, cancelled by superb 'AKROPONG/GOLD COAST' c.d.s. with another strike in opposite corner & with arrival c.d.s. (6th Mar) below stamp impression. Fine & attractive. Provenance: John Sacher, Nov 2009. £120 to 150 N/S
867
Used (on letter or envelope)
1895 (16 Sep) 1d stationery card to London, cancelled by fine 'AKUSE' c.d.s, showing another strike in opposite corner with red 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR PACKET' c.d.s. (17th Oct) alongside, the message requesting a price list of Kodak photographic chemicals. Provenance: John Sacher, Nov 2009. £70 to 90 N/S
868
Used (on letter or envelope)
1895 (8 Dec) 1d stationery card to Germany, neatly cancelled by 'ABOKOBI/GOLD COAST' c.d.s. in red with another strike in opposite corner, showing Accra (9th Dec) and red 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR PACKET' (4th Jan) transit d/stamps & Calw arrival d/stamp, some creases. Provenance: John Sacher, Nov 2009. £100 to 120 N/S
869
Used (on letter or envelope)
1896 (19 Aug) envelope to London, bearing 1891 2½d, tied by 'ODUMASIE/GOLD COAST' c.d.s. & showing another strike in opposite corner partly overstruck by red 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR PACKET' c.d.s. (16th Sep), the adhesive with some stained perforations. Provenance: Adrian Cadbury, June 2005. £60 to 75 N/S
870
Used (on letter or envelope)
1896 (2 May) 'Myerscough' quadruple rate envelope registered to London, bearing 1884-91 1d rose-carmine strip of five and a single & 3d olive (2), all cancelled with legible 'AXIM/GOLD COAST' c.d.s. showing 'R' in oval, Liverpool registered oval d/stamp (30th May) with faint Cape Coast c.d.s. (3rd May) on reverse, the envelope with repaired tear across lower right corner, nevertheless an attractive franking. Provenance: John Sacher, Nov 2009. £70 to 90 N/S
871
Used (on letter or envelope)
1896 (27 May) 'Rosser Jones & Co Wolverhampton' firm's advertising envelope used back to Wolverhampton, bearing 1891 2½d ultramarine & orange, tied by '554' obliterator, showing Cape Coast & red 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR PACKET' c.d.s. (19th June), with arrival c.d.s. on reverse. Delightful. Provenance: Soler y Llach, Feb 2008. £200 to 300 N/S
872
Used (on letter or envelope)
1897 (28 July) envelope registered to England, bearing 1884-91 1d pair & 2½d each cancelled '556' showing 'R' in oval, 'CAPE COAST/GOLD COAST' double ring d/stamp and registered Liverpool oval d/stamp (20th Aug). An attractive franking. £80 to 100 N/S
873
Used (on letter or envelope)
1898 (3 May) OHMS envelope to London, bearing 1884-91 ½d green & 2d grey, tied by fine 'B27' obliterators, showing 'QUITTAH' despatch c.d.s. partly overstruck by 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR PACKET' c.d.s. (8th Jun) with arrival d/stamp on reverse. A neat & attractive franking. £80 to 100 N/S
874
 M
1902 CCA set M (1d small tone), SG.38/48, scarce set (11) Cat. £375 £100 to 120 £125.00
875
 Used
1902 CCA 20s purple & black/red FU, SG.48. (1) Cat. £225 £65 to 80 £65.00
876
 M
1907-13 MCCA set M (2s, 2/6d - tone patches), SG.59/68. (10) Cat. £180 £40 to 50 N/S
877
 M
1913-21 MCCA ½d to 10s (excl. 2s), from SG.71/83, 1921-24 MSCA 5 vals to 15s Type II M, from SG.87/100a, all M. (15) Cat. £300 £80 to 100 £80.00
878
 M
1913-21 MCCA set to 10d incl. extra shades, from SG.71/83a. (21) Cat. £300+ £70 to 90 £70.00
879    M
1913-21 MCCA set + extra dies, shades etc. SG.71/84 Cat. £600+ £150 to 200 £160.00
880
 M
1921 2s Die II, fine M, SG.80b. (1) Cat. £180 £50 to 60 £55.00
881
 Block of four
1913-21 20s purple & black on red block of four, crossed by blue crayon & cancelled by Accra double ring d/stamp. A fine commercially used multiple. Rare. SG.84, Cat. £480 £130 to 160 N/S
882
 M
1918 1d on 1d, 1921-24 MSCA set to 15s, 1928 MSCA set & 1935 Jubilee set - all fine M, from SG.85/116. (27) Cat. £318 £80 to 100 £80.00
883
 M
1921-24 MSCA set M incl. 15s die I & II etc, SG.86/102 incl. 100a etc. (22) Cat. £940 £250 to 300 £340.00
884
 M
1921-24 MSCA 15s Die II & £2, fresh M, SG.100a & 102. Scarce. (2) Cat. £690 £300 to 350 N/S
885
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937-41 envelopes (19) mostly carried on first flight incl. 1937 (Mar) Aeromaritime-Air France Service from Takoradi to Dakar & Paris, Accra to Paris (2) both addressed to England, Accra to Pointe Noire. 1937 (Aug) Elders experimental flight Accra to Lagos (2) one addressed to England, 1937 (Oct) Elders first regular flight Accra to Lagos (3) all addressed to UK, 1937 (Dec) Air France Service from Sekondi bearing 1928 5s, 1938 (June) from Tarkwa to Australia carried by Imperial Airways, 1939 (Apr) Elders first flight from Takoradi to Lagos (2), 1940 (May) from Accra to England franked at 1/3d & with censor cachet. 1941 (Dec) first Pan-Am flight Accra to USA (2) one addressed to UK, franked at 3/6d & 5/6d. A good lot. £350 to 450 £350.00
 
   
       
   
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