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Stamp auction - 15 May 2018 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 15 May 2018. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 158 - Malta
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Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTCARDS collection of 100's cards mainly appear to be middle period, neatly displayed in eleven Lighthouse albums incl. some used but the majority are unused, generally fine throughout. £100 to 150 £100.00
VILLAGE POSTMARKS collection neatly presented on leaves in protectors, covers the period from QV to the 1921 postal reforms that closed the village Police Postal Agencies incl. pmks of Asciak, Birchicura, Casal-Lia, Cospicua etc. through to Zurrico, illustrated with scans of old photographs of Police Postal Agencies & P.O's etc. (31) £40 to 50 £105.00
1863-1984 mainly M or UM collection housed in a Scott Printed album incl. 1885 QV set, 1886 5s, 1899 2/6d & 10s (crease), 1903-04 CCA set, 1904-14 MCCA set, 1914-21 MCCA to 2/6d, 1921 MSCA to 2s, 1922 to 2/6d, 1922-26 to 5s, 1926 Postage set, 1926 Pictorial set, 1928 Postage set (1½d is U), 1930 Postage & Revenue set (1d is U), then appears complete to mid 1980's, condition a little mixed in places, useful run through collection, ST.Cat.£3500 £500 to 650 N/S
1882 CCA ½d orange-yellow, fine M, SG.18, 1885-90 CCA ½d to 1s set incl. 2½d & 1s shades (1s with margin & Plate number), fine M, 1886 CCC 5s rose, fine M, SG.20/30. (10) Cat. £340 £70 to 90 N/S
1885-90 CCA set, M (½d & 1d tones), SG.20/9, also 1886 5s o.g, SG.30. (7) Cat. £230 £50 to 60 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900-30's range of mainly unused PPC's (32) incl. Quarantine Harbour, The Fleet in Malta Harbour, Sliema Landing Place, RP's incl. Hastings Gardens, Customs House & Landing Place etc. £50 to 60 £60.00
1904-14 MCCA set to 1s (both) M (4d fault & odd tone noted), SG.45/62. (17) Cat. £250 £55 to 70 N/S
1904-14 MCCA set, M (excl. 1s SG.61), SG.45/63. (16) Cat. £207 £50 to 65 N/S
1919 MCCA 10s black, fresh UM short perf lower left, the key Malta stamp. Particularly scarce UM. SG.96, Cat. £3250 £950 to 1150 £950.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 first flight covers (6) from 1931 June 18th SANA first flight Valetta - Tripoli, another Valetta - Naples 19.6.31, another Valetta - Genoa 19.6.31 flown on to Germany with airport arrival cachet, 1931 July 3rd acceptance for Imperial Airways Africa Service flown to Kisumu and on to Nairobi (scarce), another flown to Kampala, another but on to Belgian Congo & rare thus. Scarce group. £140 to 170 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 acceptance for Imperial AW first flight to Johannesburg, scarce - one of only 64 flown, 1923 acceptance for Imperial AW first flight to Calcutta (official cover) Valetta - Calcutta, both covers multi franked with appropriate multiple pmks. £80 to 100 £100.00
1937-51 chiefly M collection on leaves incl. 1938 Defin set M, 1948 New Constitution set M, 1948 Wedding UM, 1949 UPU VFU etc. (64) Cat. £220 £50 to 65 £50.00
1938-43 2/6d damaged value tablet, fine M, SG.229a. (1) Cat. £400 £100 to 150 N/S
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