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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 - World Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 Silver Jubilee covers (20) of which 14 are registered with all four values, 3 not registered with all values and 3 other covers, no first day covers included. £60 to 80 £145.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 Coronation covers (84) & one front, of which 64 are registered, duplication but noted include Hong Kong, Aden, Cyprus, South Africa (3). Mainly fine. £50 to 60 £68.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1946 Victory covers (15) & one front (Pitcairn in blocks of six) incl. Bermuda (3) - two in blocks of four, Gold Coast (2) British Guiana, British Solomon Islands, Ceylon, India, Jamaica, Mauritius, Malta (2) Northern Rhodesia and Seychelles. Mostly first day. £40 to 50 £52.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1948 Silver Wedding covers (7) incl. Bermuda, Gold Coast, Turks & Caicos Islands, St Lucia and Leeward Islands (3) - one with two 5s (2) & one with single 5s only. Fine. £60 to 80 £135.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1949 UPU first day covers Antigua, Grenada, Jamaica, South Africa and Trinidad & Tobago, also Gold Coast and Virgin Islands full sets on cover and British Guiana 4c & 12c on cover with definitive 24c. £50 to 60 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
B.W.I METER FRANKING MACHINES 1946-48 two covers of the Neopost machine No. 3 of Jamaica & No. 15 of Barbados, three covers to GB, plus three more covers from Trinidad to GB, used by T. Geddes Grant Ltd with multiple franking to make up registration rate. Attractive group. £40 to 50 £40.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH AFRICA covers (61) and a few fronts, countries noted incl. Gambia, Nigeria, Northern Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Mauritius, Seychelles, Swaziland and Cameroon (many registered & a few censored), also five fronts with B.O.F.I.C. stamps. Worth inspection. £100 to 140 £250.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH accumulation of covers (no West Indies or Australia) incl. GB, Pacific & South Atlantic Islands, Middle East, Hong Kong etc. Worth inspection. £120 to 150 £380.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH EMPIRE MISCELLANY QV-KGV covers incl. 1904 Fiji registered with four colour franking, 1895 Mauritius multi franked reg envelope (faults), KGV Morocco registered, 1903 St. Lucia 2½d cover, Falklands Jubilee set, Canada early machine cancels (4), postal stationery etc. (24) £100 to 120 £200.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH WEST INDIES accumulation of covers, high values noted with KGVI Antigua & Grenada 10s and Cayman Islands KGV 2s. The majority of the covers are KGV or KGVI, careful inspection could well reveal some scarcer covers. (100+) £200 to 240 £350.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
EAST AFRICA accumulation of covers & cards from K.U.T, Tanganyika and Zanzibar (mainly KGV & KGVI) with values up to 10s noted and a good range of cancels. Viewing recommended. (144) £80 to 100 £210.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
FOREIGN MISCELLANY early to middle period mail to UK from various foreign countries incl. 1854 unpaid E ex Bonn with 'CR' sorting mark, 1888 ex Italy with TPO b/stamp, 1896 Belgium reg with FNM d/stamp, 1886 Germany reg, Japan PPC's, advertising E's etc. plus 1833 Riga - France EL with fine strike of scarce HOLLAND/PAR/THIONVILLE entry. (21) £80 to 100 £82.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
LINER & SHIPPING EPHEMERA 1930's-later assembly of United Fruit Co (Gt. White Fleet), Holland - America Line & Union Castle Line postcards, menus, booklets, passenger lists, sailings & fares, accom. plan of S.S Nieuw Amsterdam, also Grace Line covers, ship postcards, illustrated and named vessel cachets, WWI/WWII censored covers 1916 Bergensfjord cover, New York to Denmark, 1944 Gdynia Shipping Lines (Polish operating in London and addressed there), various other ship PPC's & covers, paquebot marks etc. Suggested viewing. (71 items) £80 to 100 £80.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
MEDITERRANEAN MAIL 1828-40 two EL's from Tunis to Genoa by named captains with s/line or three line VIA DI MARE marks, the latter item slit for disinfection (both ex Robertson collection), also 1849 EL Naples - Florence with clear oval VILLA DI MARSIGLIA/PIROSCAFI/MARIA ANTONIETTA ship's h/stamp. Attractive trio. (3) £120 to 150 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
TELEGRAMS SG Philatelic album containing a selection of 70 items incl. GB greetings booklets, KGVI unused 3d Airgraph etc. Others from British Commonwealth, Belgium & Germany, Sweden charity telegrams & Denmark wedding telegrams - one in silk, mainly fine. Attractive lot. £120 to 150 £120.00
  WWII scrap book formed by R.A.F Sgt. K. B. Date serving in Egypt, India & China Bay Station Ceylon, includes many cuttings & illustrations advertising films & stars of the time, other entertainment, menus, beer mats R.A.F forms, telegrams & shopping receipts. Contains War Dept order issued during 1942 Delhi riots, also several loose items. £40 to 60 £170.00
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