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Stamp auction - 28 September 2017 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 28 September 2017. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 156 - Ceylon
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1850's-1970's cover collection housed in four albums incl. postal stationery U or unused, SPECIMENS, postcards etc. Good variety of cancellations, airmails to England etc. (223 covers) £150 to 200 £360.00
1857-1971 M & U collection housed in a Liberty album, noted - 1858 ½d dull mauve M, 1867-70 10d M, 1899 1r.50c M, range of QV Profile Heads M & U, several optd incl. TWO CENTS on 4c rosy mauve Surcharge Inverted. KEVII to 2r.2s M, KGV to 5r M, 1927 5r M, 1935-36 Pictorial set M, 1935 Jubilee set M & U, KGVI defins (range of perfs & wmks etc) to 5r (3) U, and later to 1971 incl. some covers. (100's) £150 to 200 £180.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1899-1948 accumulation of covers & cards (mainly KEVII to KGV) incl. airmails, censored, registered etc. with a range of cancels. Mixed condition. (58) £70 to 90 £72.00
1937-47 KGVI predominantly M or UM (few FU) collection on leaves incl. extensive range of the 1938-49 defins incl. several scarcer incl. 2c P.13½ UM (Cat. £120), 3c P.14 M (Cat. £150), 50c P.13 x 11½ M (Cat. £160), 50c P.14 UM (Cat. £110), 5r on ordinary & chalky papers FU, from SG.383/405. (50) Cat. £890 £175 to 225 £175.00
REVENUES 1958 wmk lotus blossom on chalky paper 100r blue & 1000r pink, each a UM corner marginal, Plate block of six, minor chalky rubbing on 1000r block, Barefoot 24 & 26. Scarce. £70 to 90 £250.00
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