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Stamp auction - 29 June 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 June 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 153 - Portuguese Colonies
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
ACCUMULATION in a stock book incl. Macau - mainly earlies, a complete run through of Azores 1980-1991 incl. M/Sheets & booklets UM, also Madeira complete run 1980-91 plus M/Sheets & booklets UM. (100's) ST.Cat. £1470. £140 to 165 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
First flight covers (18) incl. ANGOLA 1939 Aug 25th 1st flight SAA Luanda - Cape Town, MOZAMBIQUE (9) incl. Rhodesia & Nyasaland A.W, 1935 Aug 6th Beira - Blantyre, 1938 July 28th DETA Experimental flight Lourenco Marques - Luanda special cover - one of 57 registered, 1947 Jan 11th TAP Lourenco Marques - Lisbon scarce commercial cover Porto/Amelia/Porto MACAU (5) PAA 1937 April 28th Macau - San Francisco reg cover with cachet, another Macau - Honolulu, another Macau - Manila, PORTUGUESE GUINEA (3) incl. 1941 PAA Bolama - New York cacheted cover. £140 to 160 £210.00
GENERAL ISSUES 1951 Holy Year M/Sheet FU, cancelling Timor 8a stamp at lower left of sheet, SG.MS1 (not Cat in SG as used/Cat. £325 as Mint). £60 to 75 N/S
  • Angola
ANGOLA 1948 Restoration M/Sheet UM (minor bends & tone at top), SG.MS433a. (1) Cat. £140 £30 to 40 £30.00
  • Mozambique
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
MOZAMBIQUE 1937-39 range of airmail or first flight covers (4) written up on leaves incl. booklet of 'Special Status.' Air etiquettes unused examples (23), 1937 June 10th Imperial Airways flying boat northbound reg cover with special status air stamp Lourenco Marques/Beira, 1939 Aug 20th South African Airways trial flight Lourenco Marques/Luanda etc, another but first regular service 27.8.39. £80 to 100 £90.00
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