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Stamp auction - 31 July 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 31 July 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 161 - Ceylon
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th/20thC assembly covers PPC's & postal stationery with 1894 4c.postal stationery envelopes with varieties, 5 cents horizontal as inverted surcharges four different and correctly used, range QV, KEVII & KGV, some multiple frankings, WWII censors incl. RAF security Air letter, some maritime interest, few later. (52 items) £100 to 100 £100.00
1852-59 9d purple brown single used just touched to good margins with slight faults, SG.8, Cat. £900. £40 to 50 £40.00
1857-59 Imperforate 9d purple-brown (SG.8), fine U, just touched at top to large margins, small crease. Ex Mathias. Cat. £900 £70 to 90 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1880's-1966 covers or cards (20), mixed condition. £40 to 50 £40.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1894 Sept 2, 5c letter card sent to Zurich, uprated with QV 2c grey & 8c orange tied by Kandy c.d.s, Columbo cds & 'Lignen' ship heptagonal transit d/stamp dated 3.SP.94 to right & Zurich 23.9.94 arrival c.d.s on reverse. £35 to 40 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1902 April 6, front half of 6c red postal stationery reply card (H & G.37) sent registered to France with 1886 5c dull purple (2), tied by Colombo d/stamps, red Modane TPO and Besancon arrival c.d.s on front (April 26) £40 to 50 N/S
1912-25 MCCA printed from the key & duty plates set to 10r, fine M, SG.307/318. Cat. £115 (13) £40 to 50 N/S
1940-41 3c on 6c & 3c on 20c, SG.398/9, each UM, sheets of 60. Cat. £600+ £70 to 90 N/S
 Block of four
Revenues 1958 wmk Lotus Blossom on chalky paper 100r blue & 1000r pink, each UM top marginal block of four, Barefoot 24 & 26. £45 to 60 £115.00
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