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This auction took place on 15 May 2018. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 158 - St. Kitts-nevis
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1064
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 folded entire being an extensive account of the minutes of the district meeting held in the town of St. Johns, Antigua Jan 29th 1841, sent to London & rate 2s showing on reverse across join fine 'ST. KITTS' small fleuron d/stamp. (1) £110 to 140 N/S
1065

NEVIS 1861 1d, 4d, 6d & 1s - set of four sheetlets of 12, plate proofs in black reprinted by the Royal Philatelic Soc. in 1931, 4d from defaced plate (only 50 sets produced). £250 to 350 N/S
1066
 M
 Used
Collection on leaves. Nevis 1882 ½d, 1d carmine, 2½d ultramarine M, 1948 Wedding, 1954 set to $4.80c M, 1963 to $5 M, many commems, St. Kitts ovpt to $10, Birds (2 sets) to $10 etc. Also some St. Lucia. (100's) £40 to 50 £54.00
1067
Used (on letter or envelope)
1903-20 range of 28 covers to British Guiana, Barbados, Canada, England, Scotland, Wales & USA, mainly with single frankings, range of duplex marks, U.S '2/Cents' postage due, receiving hand stamps etc. Several are written up on leaves. (28 + piece) £180 to 220 £310.00
1068
 Specimen
Selection of SPECIMEN ovpts, mainly with gum in varied condition incl. 1903 CCA ½d to 5s (2), 1920-22 £1 etc. (23) £100 to 140 £140.00
1069
Used (on letter or envelope)
1905 envelope to Canada, bearing 1903 1d pair cancelled by 'ST. JOHN N B/SHIP LETTER' h/stamp (Hosking fig. 1055) & showing arrival d/stamp (25.7) on reverse; the envelope slightly soiled. Rare. £250 to 300 £250.00
1070
Used (on letter or envelope)
1906-16 registered mail (10 covers) to UK (3), USA (5), Germany & Orange River Colony, with a variety of single or multiple frankings, Leeward/ St. Kitts frankings etc. Condition a little mixed, viewing recommended. £135 to 160 £210.00
1071
Used (on letter or envelope)
1907 (4 Nov) commercial envelope to USA, bearing 1907 2½d tied by 'ST. KITTS/SP' duplex (Proud Type KD1) & showing St. Kitts c.d.s. on face. £80 to 100 N/S
1072
Used (on letter or envelope)
1907 (Jun) PPC to Portugal bearing (on picture side) 1906 1d cancelled in manuscript '7/6/07' & tied by 'Christiansted' h/Stamp of the Hapag Lloyd Steamship & showing (on message side) St. Thomas (8.6) & arrival d/stamps. The picture side with some faults, but quite attractive & very unusual. Provenance: T.V. Roberts, April 1989 £250 to 300 £250.00
1073
 Specimen
1912-29 1d rose-carmine (2) both lightly gum toned, 1½d red-brown, 1s (a few tone spots on reverse) & 5s (2), each perforated 'SPECIMEN' & additionally h/stamped 'Especimen' all with gum. £200 to 250 N/S
1074

1916 War Tax Imperf Plate Proof ½d green strip of three with margin at foot showing Plate number, on gummed watermarked paper (badly thinned in margin), slight gum crease & left hand stamp a trifle rubbed. Unique. Provenance: De La Rue archives, January 1978. £350 to 450 £350.00
1075
Used (on letter or envelope)
1916-20 accumulation of 28 covers all bearing WAR TAX frankings used locally to UK, USA or France with a variety of single, multiple or mixed frankings. £110 to 135 £230.00
1076

1918 War Stamp Imperf Plate Proof ½d orange strip of three with margin at foot showing Plate number, on gummed watermarked paper, initialled & dated '28 May 1918' in margin; pinhole & slight thin in margin. Unique. Provenance: De La Rue archives, January 1978 £350 to 450 £400.00
1077

1923 Tercentenary 1d, 2½d, 6d, 1s, 2/6d, 5s & £1 complete Die Proofs with vignette Type B, each stamp-size in black on glazed card showing 'shell burst' either side of the ship, the £1 with surface abrasions in right value tablet o/w fine. £800 to 1000 £920.00
1078

1923 Tercentenary 1d Perf Colour Trials (6) in the issued colours of the ½d, 2d, 2½d, 1s, 2s & 2/6d, all on watermarked paper, four slightly defective due to being taken from the official proof book, and the other two slightly soiled. £400 to 500 £400.00
1079

1923 Tercentenary Die Proof complete with vignette Type A (no rudder), uncleared value tablets & showing 'shell bursts' either side of ship, stamp-size in black on glazed card, fine. £150 to 200 £210.00
1080
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 (12 Apr) envelope to England, bearing Leeward Islands 1½d clearly tied by 'ST. KITTS/CAYON' rubber d/stamp (Proud Type D2) & showing St. Kitts c.d.s. in opposite corner. The only commercial usage of this d/stamp recorded. Provenance: Ted Proud, Robert Wynstra, January 2010. £250 to 300 £420.00
1081
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 (16 July) envelope to Toronto, bearing Leeward Islands 1½d, tied by very fine 'ST. KITTS/OLD ROAD' c.d.s. (Proud Type D3); no other markings. A very early use of this d/stamp. Provenance: Robert Wynstra, January 2010 £100 to 120 £120.00
1082
 M
1935-67 fine M collection on leaves incl. 1935 Jubilee set, 1938-50 KGVI Defin set incl. perf variations, 1948 Wedding set, 1949 UPU set, 1952, 1954, 1963 Defin sets etc. (147) Cat. £920 £160 to 220 N/S
1083
 UM
 M
KGV-QEII M (latterly UM), few U collection incl. 1935 Jubilee set, 1948 Wedding, 1978, 1981, 1983 optd, 1984, 1990 & 1997 defins (later incl. Interpanneau Plate pairs & 1999 reprints in corner marginal Plate number pairs) and a few commems incl. sheetlets. Also various sets opts 'OFFICIAL' or 'SPECIMEN' & a few QV-QEII used or c.t.o stamps, some of the earlier ones with rarely seen fiscal cancellations, much of thematic interest incl. birds & butterflies. (100's) £75 to 100 £75.00
1084
 Essay
KEVIII Essay of circle with 'ST. CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS' around the outside of the lower right quadrant, in black on gummed paper, fine. £60 to 75 £76.00
1085
 Essay
KEVIII Essay of circle with 'ST. CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS' around the outside of the lower right quadrant, in black and affixed to small piece, fine. £60 to 75 £82.00
1086

KEVIII King's Head facing half right with horizontal lined oval background, in black on surfaced wove paper (96x135mm) with reversed engraved '15494' at top, fine. £300 to 400 N/S
1087
 M
1938-50 Defin set (SG.68/77f) + perf variations, 1950 Tercentenary set, 1952 Defin set (S.94/105), all M. (37) Cat. £330 £65 to 80 N/S
1088

1938-50 Die Proofs - King's Head & Columbus vignette and 6d & 2/6d frames, each in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked 'c399,' 'c404' & 'c325' respectively, initialled and dated '11/4/38' (2/6d) or '19/4/38,' each crossed through with pen stroke, fine. £400 to 500 £400.00
1089

1938-50 Die Proofs - King's Head & Columbus vignette and 6d & 2/6d frames, each in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked 'c397,' 'c403' & 'c327' respectively, initialled & dated '11/4/38' (2/6d) or '19/4/38,' each crossed through with pen stroke, fine. £400 to 500 N/S
1090
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 (28 Aug) envelope from Barbados franked at 1½d & 1940 (21 Mar, 10 Apr & 17 Aug) envelopes from Guadeloupe, two franked at 2f.50 & one at 8f.75, all addressed to St. Eustatius, each showing s/line PASSED BY CENSOR' in red (2), purple and in black; also 1940 (14 Oct) & 1942 (13 Mar) envelopes from USA to St. Kitts showing fine s/line 'PASSED THE CENSOR' in black and in red respectively. £120 to 150 £150.00
1091
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 (21 Aug) - 1942 (11 Apr) envelopes (6 incl. 3 registered) to USA, franked at 2½d, 5½d (2), 6d & 1/1½d, each showing s/line 'PASSED THE CENSOR' in red (4) and in violet (2), also 1942 envelope to Saba, franked at 3d, showing s/line 'PASSED THE CENSOR' in red & arrival triangular censor h/stamp in red. £150 to 200 £170.00
1092
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939-41 envelopes (12) all incoming from Australia, Cuba, Curacao, France, USA (7 of which two are window types) & in transit from USA to St. Croix, each showing circular 'ST. KITTS/Crown/PASSED BY CENSOR' in red for No.s '2' (6), '3' (4) & '4' (2). A good lot. £200 to 250 £260.00
1093
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940 (2 Jan) envelope to USA, franked at 2½d, cancelled by ANGUILLA/VALEY' c.d.s, showing St. Kitts c.d.s. with brown sealing tape at left with clear circular 'ST. KITTS/Crown/PASSED BY CENSOR 6' in red alongside. Rare. £100 to 130 £140.00
1094
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940-41 unstamped envelopes (6) from R.A.A. Robertson to his wife in Basseterre, each showing 'FROM H.M SHIP/PASSED BY CENSOR' h/stamp in blue (4) and in red (2), one crossed by s/line 'RECEIVED FROM H.M SHIPS' and one crossed by 'RECEIVED FROM/H.M SHIPS.' £80 to 100 N/S
1095
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 (15 Mar) envelope to Canada, franked at 2d, showing brown sealing tape at left tied by circular 'ST. KITTS/Crown/PASSED BY CENSOR 2' & 'EXAMINED BY CENSOR/IN CONNECTION WITH/FINANCE REGULATIONS' h/stamp, both in red. Very scarce. £100 to 120 N/S
1096
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 (22 Dec) envelope to USA, franked at 3d, showing brown sealing tape at left tied by circular 'ST.KITTS/Crown/PASSED BY CENSOR 2' & 'EXAMINED BY CENSOR/IN CONNECTION WITH/FINANCE REGULATIONS' h/stamp, both in red. Very scarce. £100 to 120 N/S
1097
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 (8 Jan) envelope to USA, franked at 1/1½d showing St. Kitts c.d.s. & s/line 'PASSED THE CENSOR,' both in red. Rare. £60 to 75 £78.00
1098
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 envelope to USA, franked at 3d, showing fine 'ST. KITTS/Crown/PASSED BY CENSOR 3' in black with 'SOR' missing, some slight discolouration. Rare. £80 to 100 N/S
1099
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942 (13 Jan) envelope to Canada, franked at 2d, showing brown sealing tape at left tied by 'EXAMINED BY CENSOR/IN CONNECTION WTH/FINANCE REGULATIONS' h/stamp in red. Very scarce. £80 to 100 N/S
1100
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942 (23 Jan) envelope to St. Eustatius, franked at 3d (one 1d defective) with brown sealing tape at left tied by fine 'ST. KITTS/Crown/PASSED BY CENSOR 3' in violet with 'SOR' missing. Rare. £80 to 100 N/S
1101
Used (on letter or envelope)
1943 (12 Apr) envelope to USA, franked at 3d,cancelled by 'ANGUILLA/VALLEY' c.d.s, showing brown sealing tape at left tied by red h/stamp with manuscript '8' fine. Rare. £80 to 100 N/S
1102
Used (on letter or envelope)
1951-52 'Wells' envelopes (4) registered to England, two franked at 5d, all cancelled by ST. KITTS/OLD ROAD' c.d.s. (Proud Type D3), good to fine strikes. £60 to 75 N/S
1103

1952 Legislative Council King's Head Die Proof in oval lined background, in black on wove paper (30x32mm) partially affixed to piece of brown card (41x43mm.), fine. £100 to 120 £100.00
1104
 UM
Used (on letter or envelope)
Specialised mainly UM collection covering the period from postal separation in 1980 up to 1984, comprising 89 sheets superbly written up in protectors incl. SPECIMENS, M/Sheets, gutter pairs, odd error, Plate Proof, tete beche pair, sheetlets, booklet panes, covers & maximum cards. Strong thematic content. £60 to 80 N/S
  • Nevis
1105

1862 (July) recess, Imperf Colour Proof on thick card, 1d green complete sheet, fine. £200 to 250 N/S
1106

1862 (July) recess, Imperf Colour Proof on thick card, 4d violet-grey complete sheet, fine. £200 to 250 N/S
1107

1862 (July) recess, Imperf Colour Proof on thick card, 6d orange complete sheet, fine. £200 to 250 N/S
1108

1862 (July) reprinted sheets comprising 1d, 4d (defaced), 6d & 1s, all printed in black in July 1931, plus printed envelope (adhesive tape stain at top) numbered '21' of a series of 50 sets, fine. £120 to 150 £110.00
  • St. Christopher
1109
Used (on letter or envelope)
1883 (12 Mar) 1d stationery card to Essex, uprated with 1d dull magenta bisected vertically, the card cancelled by St. Kitts c.d.s & the bisect with dumb obliterator; some light discolouration. Rare. SG.12a, unpriced. £100 to 150 £70.00
1110
 Forgery
Collection incl. those by Spiro, comprising 1d magenta (8 of which seven are used), 2½d red-brown, 4d blue, 6d green (7 of which six are used), 6d olive-brown & 1s (2), ½d on half 1d & 1d. on 6d U. A good lot. £70 to 90 N/S
1111
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 (18 Jan) entire (ex the 'Teed' Correspondence) to Kensington, rated '2/2' in red, showing fine though slightly over-inked 'ST. KITTS/PAID' c.d.s. in red & Paid arrival d/stamp (22.3). £200 to 250 N/S
1112
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 (May) entire (ex the 'Teed' Correspondence) to Twickenham, rated '1/-' in red, showing good to fine 'ST. KITTS/PAID' c.d.s. in red without day of month & Paid arrival d/stamp (17.7). £200 to 250 N/S
1113
Used (on letter or envelope)
1846 (2 Nov) envelope (faults) to Antigua rated '4,' 1848 (12 May) entire letter (filing creases) to London rated '1/-' & 1848 (29 Dec) entire letter to New York rated '1/-' each showing 'ST. KITTS/PAID' c.d.s. in red with varying quality of strikes. £450 to 550 N/S
1114
Used (on letter or envelope)
1847 (12 Apr) & (13 July) entire letters from the same correspondence to Madeira, both rated '2/2' in red, showing a fair to good strike of ST. KITTS/PAID' c.d.s. in red, London Paid transit d/stamp and blue '160' arrival charge mark. An interesting pair of covers. £200 to 250 N/S
1115
Used (on letter or envelope)
1863 (27 June) entire to London, rated 'd11' showing fine circular undated ST. KITTS/PAID' & Paid arrival c.d.s. (15.7) with despatch double-arc d/stamp on reverse. £150 to 200 N/S
1116
Used (on letter or envelope)
1864 (13 May) entire to London, rated '11' showing fine circular undated 'ST. KITTS/PAID' & arrival Paid c.d.s. (28.5) with despatch double-arc d/stamp on reverse; the entire a little creased & soiled. £120 to 150 N/S
1117
Used (on letter or envelope)
1864 (Jan) envelope to Paris, rated '7½' showing fine circular undated 'ST. KITTS/PAID' partly overstruck by Calais entry d/stamp, circular framed 'PD,' London Paid transit c.d.s. (13.2) with just legible despatch double-arc & arrival d/stamps. Neat & attractive. £180 to 220 N/S
1118
Used (on letter or envelope)
1866 (Feb) envelope to Paris, rated '1/3' showing good to fine circular undated ST. KITTS/PAID,' oval-framed 'PD,' London Paid transit d/stamp (2.3), Calais entry d/stamp, and on reverse, poor despatch double-arc d/stamp; the envelope with some small peripheral faults. £150 to 200 N/S
1119
Used (on letter or envelope)
1873 (17 Feb) envelope to Antigua bearing 6d yellow-green, neatly tied by St. Kitts c.d.s, showing another strike alongside & red crayon '4' with arrival d/stamp (28.2) on reverse; the envelope with some light stains & part of flap missing. £200 to 250 £240.00
1120
 Used
Small group of loose adhesives comprising 1875 CC 1d magenta (3), 1882-84 1d dull magenta & 1d carmine-rose and 1886 (Jun) 1d on 6d, each with manuscript date between 4th May 1876 & 10th Aug 1886, fine. £100 to 120 N/S
1121
Used (on letter or envelope)
1879 envelope to Demerara, bearing 1875-79 1d magenta with m/s '24/8/80' & 4d blue tied by dumb obliterator, showing red crayon '2' & St. Kitts c.d.s. with Georgetown arrival d/stamp (2.9) on reverse; the envelope with minor stains at left, piece missing at top left of face panel & large part of flap missing. Rare. Provenance: R.B. Yardley, September 1944, R.H. Urwick, October 1964, T.V. Roberts, April 1989. £1000 to 1500 N/S
1122
Used (on letter or envelope)
1883 (12 Jan) envelope to Holland, addressed to 'His Lordship Bishop J.F.H. Mislemores, care of the Dutch Consul at Borne,' bearing 4d blue tied by two strikes of 'BORNE' c.d.s (20.1), showing St. Kitts c.d.s alongside & red crayon '3' with red London transit d/stamp on reverse; the envelope & adhesive with some faults incl. light staining, nevertheless a most unusual franking. £150 to 200 £190.00
1123
Used (on letter or envelope)
1883 (15 Feb) envelope to Dominica, marked 'Printed matter only - Book Post' bearing 1d dull magenta bisected vertically & cancelled by dumb obliterator and showing St. Kitts & arrival (19.2) d/stamps; some stain spots. Very rare. SG.12a, unpriced. £250 to 300 £250.00
1124
 M
 Used
1883 hand stamped 'Saint/Christopher in violet on Nevis 1882-90 1d lilac-mauve (7 incl. a pair), 6d green (4 of which two unused - one with small part original gum) & 1s pale violet (2) and h/stamped in black on 1d dull mauve (4), 1d dull rose (4 of which one M), 4d blue M (3) & 1s pale violet M (3 - one with Plate number) & U (7 incl. two pairs) and 1886 h/stamped with seriffed letters 6d green (3); all fiscally U unless otherwise mentioned, mostly good to fine. £250 to 300 £250.00
1125
Used (on letter or envelope)
1890 (15 Mar) virtually complete 'St. Christopher Advertiser and Weekly Intelligencer' newspaper for 25th February bearing 1d rose, clearly tied by fine 'A12' obliterator & showing St. Kitts & Halifax, Canada (28.3) d/stamps; some splits along folds. Very rare. £2000 to 2500 £1500.00
1126
Used (on letter or envelope)
1895 Leeward Islands 1d stationery card addressed to Stanley Gibbons, London, cancelled by light 'A12' duplex with m/s '29/10/95' alongside. Rare. £250 to 350 N/S
 
   
       
   
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