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Stamp auction - 10 November 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 November 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 154 - Sierra Leone
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1422
  French map titled 'Carte de L'entree de la Riviere de Sierra Leone' and 'Plan de L'Isle de Bense,' clean & in fine condition. £60 to 70 N/S
1423

1859-74 No Wmk 6d dull purple on bluish paper, an imperforate Plate Proof without gum, fine. £80 to 100 N/S
1424
 M
1859-74 no wmk 6d dull purple, 6d grey-lilac, 6d reddish violet (Perf 12½) & 6d reddish lilac, the complete set of four, part to large part original gum. Faintest trace of perf toning on 6d reddish lilac o/w fine, SG.1/4, Cat. £1045. £200 to 250 £390.00
1425
 M
 Unused
1872-73 CC Perf 12½ wmk sideways 1d rose-red, 4d blue & 1s green, large part o.g (not guaranteed) with 3d buff & an additional 4d blue without gum, SG.7/10, Cat. £1145. £200 to 250 £450.00
1426
 M
 Unused
1872-73 CC Perf 12½ wmk upright 2d to 1s set of five, unused (2d & 3d with large part o.g), 1s with small surface speck, SG.11/15, Cat. £1770. £300 to 400 £540.00
1427
Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTAL STATIONERY collection comprising cards with 1881-83 1d ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1d & 1½d reply paid & 1½d unused, 1d 1½d & 1½d reply paid used, 1893 ½d & ½d reply paid ovptd 'SPECIMEN' and ½d unused, 1902 ½d, 1d & ½d, 1d reply paid ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1912 ½d, 1d & ½d, 1d reply paid ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1916 1½d ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1938 ½d & 1½d ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1940 1d & 2d ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1955 1d unused. Envelopes with 1898-99 1d & 2½d ovptd 'SPECIMEN' and 2½d used (2) - one registered to Germany, 1902 1d & 2½d ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1912 1d used, 1938 1d & 3d ovptd 'SPECIMEN' and 1959 3d unused. Registered envelopes with 1894 2d size F ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1902 2d size F ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1912 2d size F ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' 1916 3d size F ovptd 'SPECIMEN' and size G unused, 1938 3d ovptd 'SPECIMEN.' Wrappers with 1898 ½d, 1902 ½d, 1912 ½d & 1938 ½d each ovptd 'SPECIMEN.' A fine lot, some of the Specimens with archival markings. (46) £650 to 750 £600.00
1428
Used (on letter or envelope)
1891 (23 Feb) env from London to Sierra Leone, bearing 1887 4d tied by hooded d/stamp & showing, on reverse, Freetown arrival c.d.s (11th Mar), the cover with some light peripheral staining. £40 to 50 N/S
1429
 Used
1897 2½d on 1s dull lilac horizontal strip of four on piece showing Types 10+10+8+11. FU, each cancelled with 'FREETOWN/MY 24 97' c.d.s, SG.65, 63 & 66, Cat. £1995. £450 to 600 £450.00
1430
 M
1897 2½d on 3d dull purple & green lower right corner marginal strip of eight, showing plate number & all four ovpt types, comprising 8, 10 (4), 11 (2) & 12; trivial wrinkling in margin & perfs, neatly reinforced between second & third stamp o/w fresh & fine M, SG.55/58, Cat. £1091. £300 to 350 £360.00
1431
 Used
1897 2½d Surcharge (Type 13) & 5 thin bars, with opt Type 14 on fiscal 1s dull lilac, VFU with Freetown 8.4.97 c.d.s, BPA Cert. 2016 accompanies stating genuine, a little discoloured, corner crease at upper left - not visible. (1) Cat. £1300 £250 to 300 £270.00
1432
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th/20thC collection in album & loose with ½d, 1d & 1½d postal stationery cards with QV 1d postal stationery covers, 1902 reg. envelopes with QV 5d value, various KEVII & KGV, later QEII covers & Air Letters, noted 1937 1d block of four Coronation value, each cancelled scarce 'KANRE LAHUN' c.d.s. (45+) £120 to 130 £185.00
1433
 M
1903 CCA £1 purple/red, fine M, SG.85 (1) Cat. £275 £100 to 120 £120.00
1434
 M
1903 CCA set optd SPECIMEN fine M, SG.73s/85s. (13) Cat. £250 £80 to 100 N/S
1435
 Used
1904-05 MCA ½d o £1 & 1907-12 MCA ½d to £1 sets of thirteen, FU, SG.86/98, 99/111, Cat. £700 £200 to 250 £260.00
1436
 M
1912-21 MCCA £5 orange & green, fine M, SG.130, RARE. (1) Cat. £3250 £850 to 1000 £1050.00
1437
 M
1923 MSCA £2 blue & dull purple, M (odd blunt perf at right side), SG.147 (1) Cat. £850 £300 to 350 £360.00
1438
 M
 Used
1932-61 collection neatly mounted on pages with better items incl. 1932 ½d to £1 set M & U, selection of Silver Jubilee issues incl. 'extra flagstaff' varieties, 1938-44 ½d to £1 M & U then a complete run of QEII issues to 1961 - mostly VF. (140) Cat. £1750+ £450 to 550 £440.00
1439
 M
1932-64 M collection on leaves incl. 1932 set to 2s + £1 (tiny thin), 1933 Centenary set to 1s, 1935 Jubilee set, 1938 KGVI Defin set (odd tone), 1948 Wedding set, 1949 UPU set, 1956, 1961 & 1963 Defin sets etc. (131) Cat. £540 £120 to 160 £170.00
1440
 M
 Used
1933 Centenary set to 2s M, SG.168/177, Cat. £88, plus the £1 value fiscally used, SG.180. (11) £50 to 60 £58.00
1441
 Used
1933 Centenary set VFU, SG.168/180. (13) Cat. £1500 £500 to 600 £500.00
 
   
       
   
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