The Doyen Collection

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Title
The Doyen Collection

Location
RPSL London

Date & Time
Saturday 3rd October 2020 - 10:00am  

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Tuesday 29 September 2020 at 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Wednesday 30 September 2020 at 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
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(x) AdenKathiri State of Seiyun1946 Victory 2½a. blue, variety overprint inverted, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 13a. £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AdenKathiri State of Seiyun1946 Victory 2½a. blue top right corner block of four, variety overprint inverted, lightly toned unmounted gum, otherwise fine and a rare and attractive positional multiple. S.G. 13a, £5,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AdenQu'aiti State in Hadhramaut1949 UPU 1/- blue with margin at right, variety surcharge omitted, lightly mounted mint; there are a couple of light age patches on the reverse (one in the margin). Sanabria handstamp on the reverse. S.G. 19a, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Aden1937 Dhow ½a. to 10r. set of twelve, lightly mounted mint; several values with sheet margins, 10r. with corner margins. A good set. S.G. 1-12, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Aden1951 15c. on 2½a. deep ultramarine, variety surcharge double, lightly mounted mint; fine and scarce. S.G. 38a, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AdenKathiri State of Seiyun1946 Victory 2½a. blue, variety overprint inverted unmounted mint, fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1960). S.G. 13a, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AdenKathiri State of Seiyun1946 Victory 2½a. blue, variety overprint inverted, a lightly mounted mint example from the foot of the sheet with part imprint; fine. S.G. 13a, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AdenQu'aiti State in Hadhramaut1949 U.P.U. 1r. on 1/- blue, variety surcharge omitted, unmounted mint, gum a touch toned; very rare. S.G. 19a, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AndorraFrench Post Offices1932-43 prepared for use but not issued 20c. ultramarine, unmounted mint; tiny blue mark on the reverse, otherwise superb and a great rarity. Only one sheet of 25 printed. Signed Calves and others. See footnote after S.G. F81, £38,000; Yvert 30A, €40,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AndorraFrench Post Offices1933 National Election overprinted 'election /1933' 1c., 2c., 3c., 5c. (2), 15c. and 20c.; 1c. and 3c. with overprint inverted, one 5c, 15c. and 20c. with double overprint, one inverted, large part original gum, with some browning. Printed as 'unauthorised productions'. See footnote after S.G. F81Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Anguilla1967 "Independent Anguilla" ½c. to $5 set of sixteen. unmounted mint; $1 with light gum bend and some values showing partial offset of the surcharge on the reverse, this is particularly strong on the 50c. A very rare and desirable set. S.G. 1-16, £25,000Note: This lot is accompanied by two letters of provenance. The first from Urch, Harris gives the history of this set, being one of three purchased on the day of issue by the rector and the doctor. Shortly after this the postmaster was instructed not to sell any more mint stamps in order to protect the small stock from the ravages...

(x) Argentina1930-31 Revolution set of nineteen to 50p., large part original gum; fine and scarce. S.G. 592-610, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1918 Air 2.50k. on 3k. ochre, surcharge inverted, large part original gum, fine and rare. Signed Ferchenbauer and with Babor Certificate (2004). S.G. 297Bc, £1,900; ANK 226y ISubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1918 Air, prepared for use but not issued 7k. on 10k. brown, original gum, fine and rare.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1933 W.I.P.A. granite paper 50g. (+ 50g.) ultramarine block of four, large part original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 704, £2,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1933 W.I.P.A. miniature sheet in official folder, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS705, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1936 Dolfuss 10s. slate-blue lower left corner block of four, fine unmounted mint, hinged in the margins only. Rare. S.G. 793, £5,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1936 Dolfuss 10s. slate-blue lower left corner pair, unmounted mint, a few split perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 793, £2,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1946 Renner, the set of four miniature sheets, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. MS976, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1950-53 Air, Birds 60g. to 20s. set of seven in unmounted mint blocks of four; one 60g. with tiny tone speck on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G.1215-1221, £2,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1910 Birthday set, mostly unmounted mint, the top three values perfect. Raybaudi Certificate (1978) for the 10k. S.G. 223-239, £800, Michel €600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1933 granite paper W.I.P.A. 50g. (+ 50g.) ultramarine, unmounted mint from the corner of the miniature sheet. S.G. 704, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1933 W.I.P.A. miniature sheet in official folder; large part original gum, lightly mounted in the margin at foot, folder with three exhibition cancellations to face S.G. MS705, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria1936 Dolfus 10s. slate-blue, unmounted mint and perfectly centred. S.G. 793, £1,300, Michel 588, €1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahamas1942 Landfall of Columbus 8d. ultramarine and scarlet block of eight (2x4) with margin at left, the right-hand stamp in third row showing "coiumbus" error, lightly mounted mint; some light gum ageing. Brandon Certificate (1999). S.G. 170a, £12,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahamas1942 Landfall of Columbus 2/- slate-purple and indigo top right corner block of four with sheet number "084", the lower right stamp showing variety stop after "columbus", unmounted mint. Rare. S.G. 172c, £5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BahamasAn unused collection on stockpages including 1884-90 set to £1, Staircase 2/- and 3/-, K.E.VII values to £1, 1912-19 set to £1, 1938-52 values to £1 (3), 1942 Columbus set to £1, 1948 Tercentenary set (2) and some others; condition is a little mixed in places though generally good to fine. (169)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahamas1942 Landfall of Columbus½d. green, variety doubling of the overprint, the second overprint is a lighter impression, 4.5mm above the first, large part original gum; some light gum ageing. B.P.A. Certificate (1991). S.G. 162b, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahamas1942 Landfall of Columbus4d. light blue and red-orange left margin block of four, one variety "coiumbus", lightly mounted mint; some gum ageing. S.G. 168a, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahamas1942 Landfall of Columbus4d. light blue and red-orange, variety "coiumbus", large part original gum; some light gum ageing. S.G. 168a, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahamas1942 Landfall of Columbus6d. olive-green and light blue marginal block of six, variety "coiumbus", large part original gum. S.G. 169a, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahamas1942 Landfall of Columbus8d. ultramarine and scarlet upper left corner block of sixteen, variety "coiumbus", unmounted mint; some light gum ageing. .S.G. 170a, £12,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahamas1942 Landfall of Columbus3/- slate-purple and myrtle-green horizontal pair, one variety stop after "columbus", lightly mounted mint; some light, even, gum toning. Rare. S.G. 173, £2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahrain1948 Olympic Games 2½a. on 2½d. ultramarine, variety surcharge double, unmounted slightly off-white gum; rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2000). S.G. 63a, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahrain1948 Olympic Games 2½a. on 2½d. ultramarine, surcharge double, unmounted mint; slightly off-white gum, fine and rare. S.G. 63a, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BechuanalandA small mint collection with 1885-87 4d. and 6d.; 1888 with 5/- (lower right corner margins) and 10/-; 1888 4d. on 4d. and 6d. on 6d., 1888 Protectorate 2/6d., 1889 4d. on ½d/. 1897-1902 set to 6d., 1904 values to 1/- (3); K.G.V values to 5/- Seahorse (2) and 1932 set to 10/- (toned gum). Generally good to fine. (52)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bechuanaland1961 1r. type 1 on 10/-, block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet; unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. Initialled A. D(iena). S.G. 167, £1,100provenance:'Important British Empire', Spink, March 2005Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1919-20 Helmet 1c. to 10f. set of fourteen in blocks of four, fine mint, the lower pair in each unmounted. Rare multiples. S.G. 237-250, £4,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1919-20 Helmet 2f. purple block of four, mint with the lower pair unmounted; a fraction gum toned, otherwise fine mint. A rare multiple. G. Bolaffi Certificate (1979). S.G. 248, £2,600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1929 Orval Abbey 5c. to 10f. set of nine in horizontal pairs, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 543-551, £2,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1918 Red Cross Fund set of fourteen, fine mounted mint. E. Diena Certificate (1984) for the top three values. S.G. 222-235, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1919-20 Helmet set of fourteen, fine mounted mint. S.G. 237-250, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1919-20 Helmet 2f. purple, from the upper right corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, hinged in the margin only. S.G. 248. £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1929 Orval Abbey set of nine, fine lightly mounted mint. S.G. 543-551, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1932 Cardinal Mercier set of nine in blocks of four, the cents blocks a fraction gum toned, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 609-617, £2,600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1932 Cardinal Mercier set of nine, fine mint. S.G. 609-617, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1932 Cardinal Mercier set of nine, fine mint. S.G. 609-617, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1933 Orval Abbey 10f.+40f. blue, a top right corner example with sheet number "011270", unmounted mint, lightly gum toned, two creases in selvedge. S.G. 644, £400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium1952 25th Anniversary of Cardinalate of Primate of Belgium miniature sheet, unmounted mint; very fine. S.G. MS1392, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Script CA Issue2/6d. black and bright orange-vermilion on deep blue vertical pair, apparently unmounted mint. A rare multiple of this elusive stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1999). S.G. 89k, £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Script CA Issue2/6d. black and bright orange-vermilion on deep blue, well-centred, fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. Certificate (2003). S.G. 89k, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and lemon on ordinary paper, a top right corner block of nine with some minor positional plate flaws, mounted in the top margin only; some gum ageing and pencil "G.P.O. Jun 48" on the reverse in the corner margin.. R.P.S. Certificate (1999). S.G. 120d, £5,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and lemon on ordinary paper lower margin block of four, mounted in the margin only; pencil "54" in the margin and further notes on the reverse. B.P.A. Certificate (2001). S.G. 120d, £2,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BermudaA duplicated selection of mint middle period issues with 1906-10 Dry Dock set to 4d., 1910-25 set to 1/- and 1922-34 Script set to 1/- (3), both Tercentenary sets, 1936-47 set (4), much duplicated 1938-52 low values to 1/- (14) including 2d. light blue and sepia (5) and 3d. black and rose-red (5), 1953-62 set to £1 plus additional values to 10/-, plus some others and a few used. Condition is mixed in places with some values showing gum toning. (327)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

(x) Bermuda1918-22 2/- to £1 with both shades of 10/-, large part original gum or lightly mounted mint; some very slight gum ageing on a couple of the lower values. S.G. 51b-55, £875Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1918-22 5/- green and carmine-red on pale yellow with break in scroll, fine and lightly mounted mint. S.G. 53da, £375Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Script CA IssueA duplicated selection of unused high values with 2/- (6), 2/6d. (16), 10/- (8) and 12/6d. (5), the different values showing some of the varying shades. Also 1918-22 2/- (3) and 2/6d.. Generally part to large part original gum and a few stamps show some ageing or other faults. A valuable stock. (41)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Script CA Issue2/- to 12/6d. set of four with additional shades of 2/-, 2/6d. (4) and 10/-, large part original gum; some light gum ageing. S.G. 88-93Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Script CA Issue2/6d. grey-black and pale orange-vermilion on grey-blue, large part original gum. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2003). S.G. 89h, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Script CA Issue2/6d. grey-black and pale orange-vermilion on grey-blue, large part original gum. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1981). S.G. 89h, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Script CA Issue2/6d. black and bright orange-vermilion on deep blue, exceptionally lightly mounted and possibly unmounted mint; some minor gum ageing. A rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). S.G. 89k, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Script CA Issue10/- green and red on pale emerald with damaged leaf at bottom right, large part original gum; some light gum ageing. S.G. 92f, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and lemon on ordinary paper, a lower margin block of eight (folded down central perfs.), unmounted mint; some signs of light gum toning. R.P.S. Certificate (1975). S.G. 120d, £4,800+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and lemon on ordinary paper, a lower right corner block of four showing the constant varieties broken leaf at left [47] and grey dash in left value tablet [59]; unmounted mint; some toning in the lower margin which just impinges on the stamps. R.P.S. Certificate (1999). S.G. 120d, £2,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and lemon on ordinary paper, a lower right corner block of four showing varieties broken leaf at left [47] and grey dash in left value tablet [59]; some slight gum toning, otherwise fine unmounted mint. B.P.A. Certificate (1994). S.G. 120d, £2,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and lemon on ordinary paper horizontal pair, unmounted mint; folded down central perfs and some slight gum toning. B.P.A. Certificate (1998). S.G. 120d, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and lemon on ordinary paper, unmounted mint; trivial gum wrinkle. Brandon Certificate (2006). S.G. 120d, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and lemon on ordinary paper showing broken leaf at left [47], lightly mounted mint. A.P.S. Certificate (1987). S.G. 120d, £600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and lemon on ordinary paper with left margin, very lightly mounted mint; pencil "row 3" in the margin and colour note in the margin on the reverse. B.P.A. Certificate (1967). S.G. 120d, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and yellow on ordinary paper (2), one lightly mounted mint and the other used. S.G. 120d, £1,050Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 IssuePerf. 13 £1 bright violet and black on scarlet with top left corner margins, lightly mounted in the top margin only. S.G. 121e, £325Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 Issue2/- to £1 set showing the different papers, shades and perfs. with perf.14 2/- (3), 2/6d. (2), 5/- (4), 10/- (4), 12/6d. (3 including grey and yellow) and £1 (2), and perf.13 2/- (2), 2/6d. (2), 5/- (2), 10/- (2), 12/6d. and £1 (2); most with large part original gum; some gum toning on the perf. 14 values. A good lot. S.G. 116-121e group. (29)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 IssueLine Perf.14¼, 2/- to 10/- set of four, part to large part original gum; some gum toning, particularly on 2/-. S.G. 116b-119b, £1,700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 IssueLine Perf.14¼, 2/- to 10/- set of four, part to large part original gum; gum toning. also 2/- (2), 2/6d. and 5/- used. Fair to fine. (8) S.G. 116b-119b, etc.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 IssuePerf. 13 5/- deep green and dull red on pale yellow on ordinary paper and green and red on pale yellow on chalk-surfaced paper, both in a block of four, unmounted mint; the first block with lower margin; some light gum ageing. S.G. 118f, g; £380Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 IssuePerf.14 2/- to £1 used with several different papers and shades and comprising 2/- (4), 2/6d. (2), 5/- (3), 10/- (3), 12/6d. (2) and £1 (2); generally fine to very fine. (16). S.G. 116-121 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 IssueA duplicated collection on stock pages, sorted by shade and which includes 2/- (38), 2/6d. (17), 5/- (20), 10/- (16), 12/6d. (20 plus six grey and yellow), £1 (24); plus perf.13 with values to 10/- (10), 12/6d. (2) and £1 (8), most with large part original gum to lightly mounted; some gum toning on the perf. 14 values though generally good to fine. (173)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 IssueA duplicated selection on stock pages with 2/- (54), 2/6d. (16), 5/- (29), 10/- (25), 12/6d. (18 and three grey and yellow), £1 (33), and perf.13 values to 10/- (3), 12/6d. (2) and £1 (8); part to large part original gum; condition generally very mixed with quite a lot of gum toning. Inspection recommended. (199)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bermuda1938-53 IssueA duplicated used selection with perf.14 2/- (66), 2/6d. (23), 5/- (7), 10/- (2), £1 (5) and perf.13 5/-; fair to fine. (104)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Antarctic Territory1963-69 set of sixteen to £1, unmounted mint. S.G. 1-15a, £250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Antarctic Territory1969 £1 red and brownish-black block of four from the left of the sheet, unmounted mint. S.G. 15a, £480Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Antarctic Territory1969 £1 red and brownish black block of four from the upper right of the sheet; unmounted mint. S.G. 15a, £480Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Guiana1938-52 $1 bright violet perforated 14½ x 13, unmounted mint from the right of the sheet; very slightly off-white gum. S.G. 317a, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Post Office in Siam1882 Watermark Crown CC2c. brown, unused with part original gum, a couple of shortish perfs. at top, otherwise fine. Rare. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2003). S.G. 2, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Post Office in Siam1883 "two cents" on 32c. pale red, unused with traces of original gum; heavy hinge remainder, otherwise fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1999). S.G. 12, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Post Office in Siam1882 Watermark Crown CC5c. purple-brown, unused with large part original gum; light tone spot on reverse at top, just showing through to face, otherwise fine. Peter Holcombe Opinion (1998). S.G. 4, £475Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Post Office in Siam1882 Watermark Crown CC24c. green, unused with large part original gum; light bend at foot. Peter Holcombe Opinion (1998). S.G. 9, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Post Office in Siam1882-84 Watermark Crown CA12c. brown-purple, original toned gum. Peter Holcombe Opinion (1998). S.G. 22, £425Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia1948 Olympic Games 1r. on 1/- brown, variety surcharge double, unmounted slightly off-white gum; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificates (1957) and (2000). S.G. 30a, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia1948 Olympic Games 1r. on 1/- brown, variety surcharge double, large part original gum. S.G. 30a, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BruneiJapanese Occupation1942-44 $5 and $25 in marginal blocks of four, both large part original toned gum with a few split perfs., the $25 bottom left stamp with corner crease. Proud-Bailey Certificate (1967) for the $5. S.G. J18, J19, £8,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BruneiJapanese Occupation1944 $3 in orange on 1c. black, unused with toned original gum, nevertheless very rare. S.G. J20, £9,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BruneiJapanese Occupation1942 8c. grey-black, unused with large part original gum. R.P.S. Certificate (1988). S.G. J9, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Canada1959 Opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway 5c. with margin at right, error centre inverted, unmounted mint; some very light gum ageing. A good example of this error. E. Diena Certificate (1985). S.G. 513a, £9,000Note: In August 1959 an errand boy was sent to a post office in Winnipeg to purchase thirty 5c. stamps. On his return three were affixed to letters at which point it was noticed that the central design was upside down. A partial sheet of 28 was discovered at Picton, Ontario a few days later and then two complete panes of 50 were discovered in post office stocks and returned to...

(x) Canada1959 Opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway 5c. error centre inverted, very lightly mounted mint; some light gum ageing. A good example of this error. S.G. 513a, £9,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cayman IslandsTwo Great Rarities of Cayman Islands Philately1907 (Nov.) "½d" on 5/- salmon and green, variety surcharge inverted, fresh and fine with large part original gum. Extremely rare and one of the world's great 20th Century rarities. Signed E. Diena and accompanied by his Certificate (1980). S.G. 18a, £100,000Note: Only four examples are believed to exist, one of which, in a pair with normal, is in The Royal Philatelic CollectionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cayman IslandsTwo Great Rarities of Cayman Islands Philately1907 (Nov.) "½d" on 5/- salmon and green, variety surcharge double, large part original gum, well centred and a fine example of this rare error. B.P.A. Certificate (1951). S.G. 18b, £12,000Note: Only twenty examples are believed to exist, of which, one is used and four are in pair with normal, one of which is in the Royal Philatelic CollectionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cayman Islands1908 (Feb.) 2½d. on 4d. brown and blue, large part original gum, fresh and fine; numerous guarantee signatures and handstamps on the reverse. R.P.S. Certificate (1975). S.G. 35, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ceylon1912-25 MCA 50r. dull purple, part original gum; part hinge remnant though a fresh example of this stamp. R.P.S. (1976) and B.P.A. (1999) Certificates. S.G. 320, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ceylon1912-25 MCA 100r. grey-black, large part original gum, fresh and fine. B.P.A. Certificate (2000). S.G. 321, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ceylon1912-25 MCA 500r. dull green, an unused example with fresh colour and bright appearance, large part original gum; gum lightly toned, otherwise fine and very rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1976). S.G. 322, £8,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ceylon1912-25 MCA 1000r. purple on red, a lovely mint example with large part original gum which is a touch toned, although barely noticeable and not affecting the fine and fresh appearance of this great rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (1980). S.G. 323, £35,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ceylon1921-32 Script 100r. brownish grey, large part original gum; slightly toned, and light gum bend at left. Scarce. S.G. 359, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ceylon1921-32 Script 100r. grey-black, unused with large part original gum, a fraction gum toned, otherwise fine. Initialled A. D(iena). S.G. 359h, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ceylon1921-32 Script 100r. dull purple and blue, unused with large part original gum; a trifle gum toned otherwise fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1999). S.G. 360, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Collections and Ranges1948-49 Silver Wedding complete in a corner block of four (South Africa and South West Africa in blocks of eight) housed in a red binder, unmounted mint; predominantly mounted in the margin, gum slightly toned on some values though chiefly fine, attractive multiples. Cat. £9,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Collections and RangesOmnibus1948-49 Royal Silver Wedding, duplicated collection in large stockbook which includes the best part of eight basic sets, many additional values including some blocks of four including Cyprus, Falkland Islands and Pitcairn Islands; generally unmounted mint though all suffering some light gum toning. High catalogue valueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Croatia1941 1.50d. + 1.50d and 4d. + 3d. stamps of Yugoslavia overprinted in gold, each in a complete souvenir sheet of sixteen; unmounted mint. Michel 39-40, €800+; S.G. 26-27, £700+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Croatia1945 Croatian Storm Division miniature sheets both perforated and imperforate along with an imperforate progressive sheet with only the 100k +100k. with Michale Wieneke Certificate (1999), unmounted mint; rare. Dejan Tubinovic (1981) and Velimir Ercegovic (1986) Certificates. Michel Block 8 and Block 8 U, €9,200+; S.G. MS144a, £4,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Croatia1945 Croatian Storm Division miniature sheets (4), fine unmounted mint; two with Certificates from Predrag Zrinjscak (2003) and Raybaudi (1994) respectively. Michel Block 8, €8,800; S.G. MS144a, £8,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Croatia1945 Croatian Storm Division 50k. +50k., 70k. +70k. and 100k. +100k, variety imperforate each in a block of four from the left of the sheet; fine unmounted mint. Michel 170-172, €6,000; S.G. 142-144 var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cyprus1928 Script £5 black on yellow with large part original gum, fine. S.G. 117a, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cyprus1928 Script £5 black on yellow with margin at top, unmounted mint; some light, even gum ageing. A handsome example of this high value. S.G. 117a, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cyprus1924-28 £5 black on yellow, very lightly mounted and possibly unmounted mint; light even gum ageing. S.G. 117a, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cyprus1924-28 £5 black on yellow, lightly mounted mint; some light gum ageing. S.G. 117a, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Czechoslovakia1934 National Anthem 1k. purple and 2k. blue souvenir sheets within souvenir folder, some minor foxing in places, each sheet hinged at top, scarce. Michel 330-331, €950; S.G. MS 334a, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Czechoslovakia1934 National Anthem minaiture sheets; some minor foxing in places, both sheets with hinge marks to reverse at top and bottom, scarce. Michel 330-331, €950; S.G. MS 334a, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Egypt1926 Port Fouad set, mounted mint, the lower values with some toning to lower values, each with pencilled expert's signature. R.P.S. Certificate (1973). S.G. 141-144, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Egypt1926 Port Fouad set, neatly cancelled; fine. S.G. 141-144, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Egypt1926 Port Fouad 50p. purple. very fine used. Friedl Certificate (1957). S.G. 144, £1,700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1933 Centenary Issue½d. to £1 set of twelve in blocks of four, mounted between the vertical pairs on slightly off white gum. A remarkable set, dramatic and exceptionally rare in blocks of four. Friedl Certificate (1980) for top four values. S.G. 127-38, £17,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1933 Centenary Issue5/- black and yellow and 5/- black and yellow-orange, large part original gum; the black and yellow with light vertical gum bend, both lightly gum toned. P.F. Certificate (1996) for the black and yellow-orange. S.G. 136, 136a, £4,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1933 Centenary Issue5/- black and yellow-orange, a horizontal pair from the left of the sheet, large part original toned gum, small pencil notation and hinge mark in the margin; a very rare multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (1970). S.G. 136a, £6,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1933 Centenary Issue£1 black and carmine block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, lihtly mounted on one stamp and the margins only; lightly tond gum though a very handsome and rare multiple. S.G.138, £10,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1938 Script 5/- indigo and pale yellow-brown, very lightly mounted mint. A rare shade. B.P.A. Certificate (1985). S.G. 161b, £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland IslandsThe Famous "H.M.S. Glasgow" Error1964 Anniversary of the Battle of the Falkland Islands, 6d. black and light blue, error H.M.S. Glasgow, unmounted mint. A fine example of this outstanding Queen Elizabeth error. S.G. 216a, £40,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland IslandsThe Famous "H.M.S. Glasgow" Error1964 Anniversary of the Battle of the Falkland Islands, 6d. black and light blue, error H.M.S. Glasgow, unmounted mint; a couple of very lightly toned perfs. at top not affecting the appearance of this rarity. S.G. 216a, £40,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands DependenciesSouth Georgia1944 (24 Feb.) ½d. black and green, variety watermark sideways, unmounted off-white gum; fine and rare. S.G. B1a, £4,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands DependenciesSouth Georgia1944 (24 Feb.) ½d. black and green, variety watermark sideways, slightly toned gum; lightly mounted, a rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1997). S.G. B1a, £4,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1933 Centenary 5/- black and yellow-orange, large part original gum; very lightly toned, rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1972). S.G. 136a, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1933 Centenary 5/- black and yellow-orange, large part original gum; toned, rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1987). S.G. 136a, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1933 Centenary £1 black and carmine, unmounted slightly creamy gum; fine. S.G. 138, £2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1938 Script 5/- indigo and pale yellow-brown, very lightly mounted mint; off-white gum. A rare shade. B.P.A. Certificate (1964). S.G. 161b, £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1938 5/- indigo and pale yellow-brown block of four, fine unused with large part original gum;. one with a small toned spot and a faint gum bend affecting two. A rare multiple. S.G. 161b, £4,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1928 "Ile de France" 10f. on Berthelot 90c. rose-carmine and 10f. on Pasteur 1f.50 blue, very lightly hinged, pencilled or handstamped signatures on the reverse; fine and rare. S.G. 464-465, £18,500, Spink Maury €16,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1929-33 Tourist Issue10f. "Port de la Rochelle" bright ultramarine, special printing, mint, fine and rare. Signed Brun. S.G. 474ba, £18,000. Spink Maury 261A €22.500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1929-33 Tourist Issue10f. "Port de la Rochelle" brown, special printing, original gum, two handstamps on reverse, fine and rare. Spink Maury 261B, €6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1929-33 Tourist Issue10f. "Port de la Rochelle" special printing in black-brown with margin at top, original gum, fine and rare. Spink Maury 261C, €6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1929-33 Tourist Issue10f. "Port de la Rochelle" special printing imperforate in black-brown from the lower right corner of the sheet, original gum, fine. Spink Maury €5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1929-33 Tourist Issue10f. "Port de la Rochelle" special printing imperforate in brown with margin at top, pencilled and handstamped signatures on the reverse, fine. Spink Maury €5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1929-33 Tourist Issue20f. bright red-brown "Pont du Gard" perforation 11 block of four, unmounted mint, superb and rare. S.G. 475a, £5,600+, Spink Maury 262A, €9,800+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1935 Breton River Scene 2f. slate instead of blue-green, a horizontal pair from the upper left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, slightly toned gum, otherwise fine. An exceptional rarity. Pencilled and handstamp signatures on the reverse. J-F Brun Certificate (2002). S.G. 525, £18,000+, Spink Maury 301a, €22,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1936 Paris Exhibition 50c. carmine instead of orange, margin at left, unmounted mint. Superb and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (2000). S.G. 558a, £15,000. Spink Maury 325a, €14,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1937 Mermoz 30c. yellow-green instead of dark grey-green, unmounted mint; small gum stain though still a fine example of this rare stamp. S.G. 570a, £13,000, Spink Maury 337a, €12,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1939 unissued Red Cross 90c. + 35c. with frame printed in ultramarine, a top right corner example hinged in the margin only; lightly gum toned, a few split perfs. and a tiny fault in the margin not affecting the adhesive. Only one sheet of 25 printed. S.G. 634a, £16,000, Spink Maury 422A, €22,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) FranceFrench Southern and Antarctic Territories1969 unissued Air Concorde error of value 87f. blue and deep blue, unmounted mint, fine. A rare and popular modern error. Calves Certificate (1983). Yvert 19aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany1933 (29 Nov.) Welfare Fund miniature sheet, fine and mounted in the margins only, the strip of four unmounted mint. Oechsner Certificate (1998). S.G. MS525a, £2,250; Mi. 508-511, €1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyOfficial1927-33 20pf. brownish-grey, variety watermark horizontal, unmounted mint; scarce. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2005). S.G. O438a, £1,700; Mi. 119Y, €1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyAllied Occupations, French Zones1949 Engineer's Congress 30pf. blue, second printing, corner block of four from the upper left of the sheet, unmounted mint; rare. Hans-Dieter Schlegel Certificate (2002). S.G. FB46a, £3,200; Mi. 46II, €2600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyAllied Occupations, French Zones1949 Engineer's Congress 30pf. blue, second printing, unmounted mint; rare. Hans-Dieter Schlegel Certificate (2002). S.G. FB46a, £800; 46II, €650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesCaroline Islands1899 48°, 3pf. to 50pf. set of six, full original gum; a few tone spots to the reverse of 10pf., 25pf. and 50pf., fine and rare. S.G. 1-6, £5,180; Mi. 1I-6I, €10,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesCaroline Islands1899 48°, 3pf. grey-brown, 5pf. green, 10pf. carmine and 20pf. ultramarine, all used with crisp part datestamps, the 5pf. used on piece and tied by 'ponape/karolinen' c.d.s.; fine and rare. S.G. 1-4, £2,280; Mi. 1I-4I, €1,920Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMariana Islands1899 48°, 20pf. ultramarine, 25pf. orange and 50pf. chocolate, unused with full original gum, fine and a rare trio. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2001) for the 25pf. S.G. 4-6, £7,775; Mi. 4I-6I, €15,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMariana Islands1900 56 °, 25pf. orange, variety overprint inverted, unused without gum, fine. Rare. Friedrich Steuer Certificate (1992). S.G. 11 var; Mi. 5b II k, €2,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany1933 Welfare Fund miniature sheet, fine unmounted mint, a few wrinkles at foot. Michel €6,000; S.G. MS525a, £8,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany1938 Brown Ribbon 42pf. +108pf. brown, variety vertically ribbed gum, unmounted mint; faint tone spot at top not affecting the fine appearance. S.G. 659a, £350Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyAllied Occupation, French ZoneBaden1949 Engineer's Congress 30pf. blue, second printing; unmounted mint example from the left of the sheet. S.G. FB46a, £800; Mi 46 II, €650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesCameroun1897-1919 mint selection on Hagner pages including 1897-98 set of six to 50pf. including shades and duplication, 1900-11 no watermark set to 5m. with duplication including 5m. (3), 1905-19 Lozenges set to 5m. with duplication including 20pf. (4), 1m. (3) and 5m. (2); chiefly good to fine. Cat. £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesCameroun1897-1919 used selection on a Hagner page including 1897 3pf. to 50pf. (two sets), 1900-11 no watermark set to 5m. (the 5m. with Hans Bothe Certificate), 1905-19 Lozenges to 20pf. (2) etc. chiefly good to fine. Cat. £1,900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMarshall Islands1897-1900 overprinted Type 1 3pf. grey-brown, 5pf. green and 50pf. red-brown, cancelled-to-order with 'jaluit/ marshall-inseln' c.d.s , the 3pf. and 5pf. tied to small pieces. Michel 1II, 2II and 6II, €3,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesCaroline Islands1899-1900 used selection on a Hagner page including 1899 48º 20pf. ultramarine, 56º set to 50pf., 1901-10 no watermark set to 5m. with duplication including 1m. (2) and 5m. (2); chiefly good to fine. Cat. £2,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesCaroline Islands1899-1919 mint selection including 1899 48º 3pf., 1-pf., 20pf. and 50pf. (50pf with Ronald Steuer Certificate), 56º set of six to 50pf. (with two each of 5pf. and 50pf.), 1901-10 no watermark 3pf. to 5m., set of thirteen and duplicated to 3m., 1915-19 Lozenges 3pf. (2), 5pf. (2) and 5m. (3); chiefly good to fine. Cat. £2,800+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesEast Africa1888-1905 mint and used selection including a group of German stamps with East African cancellations including 'kamerun', 'zanzibar', 'otjimbingue' etc. and a mint range of East Africa including 1893 set of five, 1896-99 set to 25p. on 50pf. including shades, 1901 no watermark set to 3r., 1905 no watermark set to 60h., 1905-20 Lozenges set to 3r. etc., chiefly good to fine; the used in slightly mixed conditonSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyer...

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesEast Africa1893-1920 used selection on Hagner pages including 1893 set to 25p. on 50pf., 1896-99 set to 25p. on 50pf., 1901 no watermark set to 3r., 1905 no watermark set to 60h., 1905-20 set to 3r. and some duplication; chiefly good to fine. Cat. £3,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesNew Guinea1897-1919 mint selection on Hagner pages including 1897-99 set to 50pf., 1901 no watermark set to 5m. (and the set duplicated to 3m.), 1914-19 Lozenges set to 5m. with some duplication including 5m. (3), etc., chiefly good to fine. Cat. £800+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesNew Guinea1897-1901 used selection on a Hagner page comprising 1897-99 set of six to 50pf. (two sets including shades), 1901 no watermark set of thirteen to 5m., an additional 5m. with Hans Bothe Certificate (1980), a few other duplicate values; chiefly good to fine. Cat. £2,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesKiaochow1900 Second Tsingtau Provisional:: "5" on "5Pf." on 10pf carmine, part original gum; well centred and a very good example of this important rarity. Signed A. Diena. Diena Certificate (1966). Mi. 3; S.G. 9, £55,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesKiaochow1900 Second Tsingtau Provisional:: "5Pf." on 1-pf. carmine, large part original gum; there are some faint black marks on the front of this stamp. Friedemann handstamp and signed by Peter Holcombe. Holcombe Certificate (1992). Mi. 2; S.G. 8aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesKiaochow1901-18 used selection on a Hagner page and a stockcard including 1901 no watermark part set of eleven to 2m., 1905 Chinese currency no watermark part set to ½d., 1905-18 Lozenges set to 2½d. with ½d. (2), 1d. (3) and 2½d. (2) some other duplication, etc., chiefly good to fine with clear cancellations. Cat. £3,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 3pf. brown, part original gum; there is an old gum patch on the reverse. Handstamped Bühler. Michel 8; S.G. 15Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 5pf. green, unmounted mint; centred a little high, with a superb strike of the handstamp in a rich, sooty black colour. Bühler handstamp. Michel 9; S.G. 16Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 30pf. black and orange on rose, unmounted mint; there is a spot to the left caused by a natural paper inclusion, the handstamp is in the deep shade of the first printing. Bothe handstamp and Certificate (1984). Michel 12; S.G. 19Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 30pf. black and orange on rose, part original gum. Handstamped Bühler. Michel 12; S.G. 19Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 50pf. black and purple on rose, lightly mounted mint; well centred and with a very fine handstamp in the dark colour of the first printing. Handstamped Bühler, Briefmarkenprufstelle Certificate (2002). Michel 13, €20,000; S.G. 20Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 50pf. black and purple on rose, lightly mounted mint; well centred and with a very fine strike of the handstamp in a dark black shade. Handstamped Bühler. Briefmarkenprufstelle Certificate (2001). Michel 13, €20,000; S.G. 20Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 80pf. black and carmine on rose, part original gum; centred to the left and with a weak strike of the handstamp, fresh colours. Bühler and other handstamps on the reverse. Michel 13; S.G. 21Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 80pf. black and carmine on rose, part original gum; part hinge remainder and patch of gum disturbance, well centred and with a fine impression of the overprint in the true deep, sooty black. Bühler and another handstamp on the reverse. Michel 13; S.G. 21Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 25pf. black and orange on yellow, part to large part original gum; fresh appearance. Bühler handstamp and Briefmarkenprufstelle Certificate (2001), Michel €50,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 40pf black and carmine, large part original gum; well centred and with a good strike of the handstamp. A fine example of this rarity. Kohler and Brandes handstamps on reverse, Jakubek Certificate (2003). Michel II, €50,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 40pf. black and carmine, lightly mounted or unmounted mint; well centred and with a good strike of the handstamp. Bühler handstamp and Briefmarkenprufstelle Certificate (2002). Michel II, €50,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesChina1900-01 Tientsin Provisional: 40pf. black and carmine, unmounted mint; centred a fraction to the right, bears a superb strike of the handstamp in a very deep shade. Bühler handstamp and Briedmarkenprufstelle Certificate (2002). Michel II, €50,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMorocco1899-1900 mint selection on a Hagner page including 1899 25pf. orange overprinted 'marocco', 1899 surcharged 3c. on 3pf. to 60c. on 50pf. set of six with duplication, 1900 surcharge set to 6p.25c. on 5m. lake and black with some duplication and including 6p.25c. on 5m. type II with thinner surcharge (2, both with Certificates), etc. condition good to fine, some toning in places. Cat. £6,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMorocco1899-1918 used group on two Hagner pages including 1899 set of six to 60c. on 50pf., 1900 set of thirteen to 6p.25c., 1903 values with sloping serifs, 1905 set of thirteen to 6p.25c. (2), 1906-11 Lozenges set of twelve to 6p.25c. with duplication, 1911-18 'marokko' overprint set of thirteen to 6p.25c., etc.; condition chiefly good to fine. Cat. £5,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesTurkish Empire1884-1908 mint selection on a Hagner page including 1884 10pa. on 5pf to 1¼pi. on 25pf. red-brown, 1889 10pa. on 5pf. to 2½pi. on 50pf., 1900 set of twelve to 25pi. on 5m., 1902-04 1¼.pi., 1½pi., 2pi., 2½pi. and 4pi. unissued values with Brieframrkenprüfstelle Basel Certificate (2005), 1902-04 10pa. to 25pi. set of six with altered 'a' with serif, 1905 set of twelve to 25pi. on 5m. and 1908 set of five to 100c. on 80pf.; chiefly good to fine and large part original gum. Cat. £2,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Bu...

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesTurkish Empire1884-1908 used selection on Hagner pages including 1884 set to 2½pi. on 50pf., 1889 set to 2½pi. on 50pf., 1900 set of twelve to 25pi. on 5m., 1902-04 set of six with altered 'a', 1905 no watermark set to 25pi. on 5m., 1905-12 Lozenges set to 25pi. on 5m. and 1908 set to 100c. on 80pf. Cat. £5,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesSouth West Africa1897-1900 prepared for use but not issued 25pf. orange and 50pf. brown, full original gum; fine. Michel Ia and II, €1,500; S.G. footnote after S.G. 14, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesSouth West Africa1897-1919 mint selection on a Hagner page including 1897-1900 set of four (with hyphen) with shades and duplication, 1897-1900 set of six (without hyphen) to 50pf., 1901 no watermark set to 5m. and some duplication, 1906-19 Lozenges set to 5m. with some duplication; chiefly good to fine. Cat. £2,300+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesSouth West Africa1897-1919 used selection on Hagner pages including 1897-1900 Type 2 25pf orange, 1901 no watermark set to 5m. carmine and black (two sets), 1906-19 Lozenges set to 5m. carmine and black, some duplication, a few used on piece etc., good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMariana Islands1899-1919 mint selection on a Hagner page including 1899-1900 48º 25pf. orange, 56º 3pf. to 50pf. (two sets), 1901 no watermark set to 5m. and duplicated to 3m., 1916-19 Lozenges 3pf. (2) and 5m. (3), etc., some toning in places. Cat. £4,700+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMariana Islands1899-1919 used selection on a Hagner page comprising 1899-1900 56º25pf. orange, 1901 no watermark set of thirteen to 5m. (2) the 80pf., 3m. and one of the 5m. used on piece; chiefly fine. Cat. £2,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMarshall Islands1897-1900 3pf. yellow-brown, overprinted Type G1, a marginal example from the right of the sheet, full original lightly toned gum; fine and rare. Bühler Certificate (1999). Michel 1 Ia, €9,000; S.G. G1a, £5,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMarshall Islands1897-1919 mint selection on a Hagner page including 1897-1900 Type G1 3pf. yellow-brown (Bothe Certificate), 10pf., 20pf. and unissued 25pf. and 50pf. (with Briefmarkenprüfstelle Basel Certificate), Type G2 set to 50pf. with some duplication, 1901 no watermark set of thirteen to 5m. and 1916-19 Lozenges 3pf. (3) and 5m. (3); condition generally good although there is some toning in places. Cat. £6,700+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesMarshall Islands1899-1901 used selection on a Hagner page including 1899-1900 overprinted Type G2 set to 50pf., 1901 no watermark set to 5m. and a few additional values to 40pf. chiefly good to fine; Cat. £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesSamoa1900-1919 mint selection on a Hagner page comprising 1900 stamps of Germany overprinted set of six to 50pf. (2), 1900-01 no watermark set of thirteen to 5m. (2) and 1915-19 Lozenges 3pf., 5pf. and 5m. chiefly good to fine, some gum toning in places. Cat. £890+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesSamoa1886-1919 used selection on a Hagner page including 1886-99 20pf. ultramarine cancelled 'apia/ kasierl deutsche/ postagentur', 1900 set of six to 50pf., 1900 no watermark set to 5m. and some duplication; chiefly good to fine. Cat £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesTogo1897-1919 mint selection on a Hagner page including 1897-98 set to 50pf. including 3pf. bistre brown (3) and two each of 20pf., 25pf. and 50pf., 1900 no watermark set of thirteen to 5m. and values duplicated from 10pf. to 5m., 1909-19 Lozenges 3pf. to 5m., etc., Cat. £850+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyPost Offices and ColoniesTogo1897-1900 used selection on a Hagner page including 1897-98 Germany overprint set of six to 50pf. and a few additional shades along with duplication, 1900 no watermark set to 5m. along with some duplication; chiefly good to fine. Cat. £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyOccupation of Lithuania1941 80k. bright ultramarine of Russia overprinted, variety additionally overprinted on the gummed side, large part original gum; a few tone spots and a light diagonal gum bend, nevertheless a very scarce stamp, only fifty examples known. Gerhard Krischke Certificate (1997). Michel 9 DD I, €2,000; S.G. 9 var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gibraltar1889-96 10c. carmine, error value omitted, large part original gum, centred a little to the left as usual, there is a light horizontal gum crease; pencil signature on the reverse. Fresh and attractive. Brandon Certificate (2004). S.G. 23b, £7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gibraltar1889-96 10c. carmine, error value omitted, large part original gum (slightly sweated). A fresh looking and attractive stamp. Ceremuga Certificate (2005). S.G. 23a, £7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gibraltar1925-32 £5 black and violet, lightly mounted mint. S.G. 108, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gibraltar1925-32 £5 black and violet, large part original gum which is a little off-white, otherwise fine. S.G. 108, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gibraltar1889-96 10c. carmine, variety value omitted, large part original gum. Friedl (1976) and R.P.S. (1983) Certificates. S.G. 23b, £7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gibraltar1925-32 £5 black and violet with lower sheet margin, very lightly mounted and possibly unmounted mint; some light, even gum ageing, pencil initial on reverse. S.G. 108, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gibraltar1925-32 Script £5 violet and black, large part original slightly toned gum. S.G. 108, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gilbert and Ellice Islands1924 MCA £1 purple and black on red, fine with large part original gum. S.G. 24, £550 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gilbert and Ellice Islands1924 MCA £1 purple and black on red, large part original gum. S.G. 24, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gold Coast1889-94 20/- green and red, large part original gum, fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1976). S.G. 24, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gold Coast1921-24 15/- dull purple and green Die II and £2 green and orange, large part original gum; fine. S.G. 100a and 102, £740Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Greece1933 Republic 50d., 75d. and 100d. (top marginal), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 475-477, £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Greece1933 Republic 50d., 75d. and 100d., all a fraction gum toned, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 475-477, £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 perf 12½x13½ 2½d. bright blue, lightly mounted mint, fine. One of the major King George VI rarities. R.P.S. Certificate (1997). S.G. 157a, £11,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 2½d. bright blue perf 12½x13½ 2½d. bright blue, unmounted mint; some light, even gum ageing. A rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1978). S.G. 157a, £11,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue10/- slate-blue and bright carmine,(narrow) perf. 12, a left margin block of four, fine unmounted mint; a few trivial gum wrinkles. S.G. 163c, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GrenadaA mostly mint collection/accumulation in stockbook which includes 1883 values to 1/-, 1902 values to 2/-, 1904-06 values to 5/-, 1908 1/- and 10/-, 1934 set to 5/-; a heavily duplicated accumulation of 1938-50 issue with values to 5/- (39) and 10/- sorted into the different shades, etc. with perf.12 unused (23) and slate-blue and carmine unused (128) and used (3) plus some later issues. Condition is quite mixed in places, particularly ther K.G.VI 10/-. A desirable stock Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Ter...

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue2½d. bright blue perf.12½x13½, large part original gum An attractive example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1972). S.G. 157a, £11,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue3d. black and brown-olive perf. 12½ block of four from the right of the sheet, variety colon flaw, unmounted mint; faint date handstamped "4 SEP 1950" in the margin. S.G. 158ba, £200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue10/-, the seven different printings, large part original gum; some gum ageing, especially on the first issues. S.G. 163-163f, £1,550. (7)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue10/- slate-blue and bright carmine, perf.12, with left sheet margin, unmounted mint; very slight gum ageing. S.G. 163c, £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue10/- slate-blue and bright carmine perf.12, with left sheet margin, lightly mounted or possibly unmounted mint. S.G. 163c, £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue10/- slate-blue and bright carmine perf. 12, large part original gum; light even gum ageing. B.P.A. Certificate (2001). S.G. 163c. £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue10/- slate-blue and bright carmine, perf.12, unmounted mint. S.G. 163c, £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue10/- slate-blue and bright carmine, perf.12 group of seven examples, lightly mounted to large part original gum; some light gum ageing. S.G. 163c. (7)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grenada1938-50 Issue10/- selection of the different shades, perfs. (five perf. 12) and papers (less slate-blue and carmine). five of each with some additional examples; part to large part original gum; some gum toning, especially the earlier printings. A good group. (36)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary1932 Madonna and Child 1p. to 10p. set of four in unmounted blocks of four, fine and scarce multiples. Mi. 484-487, €1,680+; S.G. 535-538, £2,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary1951 Anniversary of the First Postage Stamp, 60f. reddish purple miniature sheets both perforated and imperforate as issued to members of the Exhibition Committee, unmounted mint; fine and scarce. Footnote after Michel 1203; Footnote after S.G. MS1199aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary1949 U.P.U. 3f. sepia and carmine, miniature sheets both perforated and imperforate; unmounted mint. S.G. MS 1072 and 1072 var; Michel 1111 A and 1111 B, €1,150Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary1949 U.P.U. 3f. sepia and carmine, miniature sheets both perforated and imperforate; unmounted mint. S.G. MS 1072 and 1072 var; Michel 1111 A and 1111 B, €1,150Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary1949 Chain Bridge 50f. lilac, proof for the miniature sheet (292 x 198 mm.) printed on ungummed watermarked paper (roughly A4 size) in grey, dark green and yellow the colours of the issued sheet but with the stamp in a grey-lilac shade, very rare, similar items are known and are held in the Budapest Postal Museum; offered along with the issued miniature sheet. A.I.E.P. Gábor Visnyovski Certificate (2001). S.G. MS1077a var.; Mi. 1064 var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary1951 Stamp Anniversary 60f. reddish purple miniature sheets both perforated and imperforate as issued to members of the Exhibition Committee, unmounted mint; fine and scarce. Footnote after Michel 1203; Footnote after S.G. MS 1199aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary1951 Stamp Anniversary 60f. reddish purple miniature sheets both perforated and imperforate as issued to members of the Exhibition Committee, unmounted mint; fine and scarce. Footnote after Michel 1203; Footnote after S.G. MS 1199aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary1956 Sopron Issue 50f., 1f.20, 12f. and 12f. overprinted "Hazádnak rendületlenül..! Sopron, 1956 okt. 22.", unmounted mint; the 1f. 20 with overprint double, expert stamps and signatures in blue ink on reverse and accompanied by Dr. Czencz Sander Certificate (1989). S.G. note after 1469Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iceland1921-30 Surcharge set, large part original lightly toned gum; rare. S.G. 137-150a, £1,700; Facit 98-107, 121-123, 158-159, SEK 14,275Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iceland1933 Air, "Hopflug" 1k. to 10k. set of three, part original gum, fine and fresh. E. Diena Certificate (1983). S.G. 205-207, £2,000; Facit 165-167, SEK 17,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) IcelandOfficial Stamps1930 Parliamentary Millenary 3a. to 10k. set of sixteen, each used on small piece and tied by "reykjavik" c.d.s., fine and scarce. S.G. O174-O189, £1,900; Facit Tj59-74, SEK 19,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iceland1907-08 set of fifteen to 5k., large part original gum. Facit 77-90; S.G. 81-95, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iceland1920 Christian X set to 5kr. and 1921-22 set of five; fine mint with large part original gum. Facit 124-144, S.G. 116-136, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iceland1930 Parliamentary Millenary set and 1933 Air Balbo "Hopflug" set of three; unused with large part original gum; the Air set with a couple of very light tone spots. Facit 165-167 and 173-188; S.G. 158-173 and 205-207, £2,350Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iceland1930 Parliamentary Millenary set of sixteen, variety imperforate, large part original gum and fine. Facit 173-188; S.G. 158-173Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) IcelandOfficial1922 2k. cerise and 5k. yellow-brown, unused with large part slightly toned gum. Facit Tj53-54; S.G. O151-152Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) IcelandOfficial1930 Parliamentary Millenary set, each a corner marginal example, unmounted mint; fine. Facit Tj59-74; S.G. O174-O189, £700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) IcelandOfficial1930 Parliamentary Millenary set, large part original gum; fine. Facit Tj59-74; S.G. O174-O189, £700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) India1948 Independence 10r. purple-brown and lake corner block of four from the lower right of the sheet with plate number 'b11'; affixed to very thin translucent backing paper not affecting the appearance of this attractive multiple. S.G. 308, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iran1956 50d olive-brown and sepia with margin at left, variety centre inverted, part original and lightly toned gum, pencilled number on reverse. A striking rarity of which only 100 were printed. S.G. 1100 var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iran1942-45 30r. emerald-green and black, large part original gum. S.G. 878, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ireland1934 coil perf. 15 x imperf..2d. grey-green vertical pair, mint with the lower stamp remaining unmounted mint; the top stamp with a light crease and possible faint remains of mounting, light overall gum toning. Both stamps bear collector's handstamp "s.p.", the lower stamp with pencilled initial. A striking multiple of this coveted Irish rarity. B.P.A. (1964) and MacDonell Whyte (1985) Certificates. S.G. 74b, £26,000Note: This particular pair is listed and illustrated by Joseph E. Foley in 'The Rare Coil' as example 6/7, one of two known vertical mint pairs.Subject to 5% tax on Ha...

(x) Italy1863-67 mint range including 1863-65 set with 5c. (2, one identified as Turin printing, the other particularly well-centred), 10c. (2, with shades, one identified as Turin), 15c. light blue (London printing), and 40c., also 1867 20c. light blue and 20c. azure. Most with large part original gum, some values with lightly browned gum. Sorani Certificate (2000) for 5c. mentioning good centring, Raybaudi Certificate (1993) for 10c. ochre yellow and (1999) for 15c., and Chiavarello Certificate (1998) for 20c. azure. A fine and valuable group. Sassone 14-22, 26, c. €18,000++Subject to 5% t...

(x) Italy1865 20c. on 15c. dull blue Type II, unmounted mint and with good centring, only a few minor gum wrinkles mentioned for the sake of accuracy. A superb example of this rare stamp. Enzo Diena Certificate (1997), copy S.G. 17, £8,500; Sass. 24, €13,000++Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1865 20c. on 15c. dull blue Type I block of four, large part original gum, a fine multiple. S.G. 17 (Type I), £3,600; Sass. 25 (Type III), €3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1877 10c. azure and 20c. ochre orange (2), large part original gum, some gum ageing to both 20c. stamps. A. Diena Certificate (1974) for 10c., Sorani Certificate (2003) for single 20c. S.G. 21, 22, £18,500; Sass. 27, 28, €11,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1927-29 1l. 75c. brown, perf. 14, unmounted mint, centred to upper right, evenly browned gum. A supremely rare stamp. Raybaudi Certificate (1998). S.G. 212a, £41,000; Sass. 242, €84,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1927-29 1l. 75c. brown, perf. 14, unmounted mint, centred to top, gum toned, otherwise a respectable example of this extremely rare stamp. A. Diena (1971) and Sorani (2001) Certificates. S.G. 212a, £41,000; Sass. 242, €84,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1933 Balbo Transatlantic Flight, 5l. 25c. + 44l. 75c. overprinted "apparecchio/i - reca" and "volo di ritorno/new york roma", unmounted mint with only a few trivial toned perfs. and creamy gum. Enzo Diena Certificate (1984). S.G. 379 var, £35,000; Sass. 53, €67,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1933 Balbo Transatlantic Flight, Official 5l., 25c. + 44l., 75c. overprinted "servizio di stato", marginal from the lower right of the sheet, unmounted mint with a few trivial toned perfs., otherwise a fine example of this scarce stamp. Enzo Diena Certificate (1983). S.G. O379, £3,250; Sass. 1, €6,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1991 Centenary of Basketball 500l., error of colour dark ultramarine, marginal from the top of the sheet showing part inscription, unmounted mint with pencil signatures. One of only fifty possible from the only sheet printed, this being position six. E. Diena (1996) and Carraro Certificates (1998). S.G. 2129 var.; Sass. 1967A, €18,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Headings1934 Rome-Mogadishu set of four 25l. + 2l. in unissued carmine-brown, unmounted mint, the Somalia stamp with gum slightly disturbed and evenly browned gum throughout. An attractive and scarce set . S.G. O136, O238, O209, O226, £16,000; Sass. 1, €26,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyCyrenaica1929 National Defence 30c. + 10c. to 5L + 2l set of four with trial overprints, unmounted mint, some gum toning and wrinkles. E. Diena Certificate (1990). Sassone P9-12, €6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyEritrea1927-35 Express Letter 1L.25c. on 60c. sepia and carmine with black surcharge, part original toned gum, a few short perfs., otherwise a presentable example of this extremely scarce stamp. Raybaudi Certificate (2000). S.G. E116a, £12,000 Sass. 8, €13,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyEritrea1929 National Defence 30c. + 10c. to 5L on 2L set of four with trial overprints, unmounted mint, a little gum toned, otherwise fine. Rare. E. Diena Certificate (1990). Sass. P4-7, €6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian East Africa1941 10c. to 1L.25 set of four, unmounted mint with evenly browned gum. Only one hundred sets ever printed, the design never issued. An extremely scarce set. A. Diena Certificate (1976). Sass. 41-44, €22,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Post Offices in China - Peking1917 8c. on 20c. on 15c. slate, original slightly toned gum, well-centred and fine. A rare stamp. Bolaffi Certificate (1975). S.G. 5, £4,500; Sass. €15,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Post Offices in China - Peking1917 50c. violet surcharged "PECHINO/20CENTS", large part original gum which is evenly toned. A splendid rarity that is infrequently offered. Raybaudi Certificate (1997). S.G. 7, £46,000; Sass. 6, €120,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Post Offices in China - Peking1917 50c. violet surcharged error "pechino/40 cents", fine unused with large part original gum. A remarkable rarity. Raybaudi Certificate (2001). S.G. 7b, £18,000; Sass. 6a, €50,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Post Offices in China - Peking1918-19 5L. blue and rose surcharged '2 dollari/Pechino', unused with large part original gum (lightly toned), fine appearance and a rare and seldom offered stamp. Diena Certificate (1978). S.G. 29, £14,000; Sass. 29, €35,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Post Offices in China - Peking1918-19 5L. blue and rose surcharged "2 dollari/pechino", fine unused with large part original gum. A fabulously rare stamp, only 15 examples known (used and unused). Signed by Diena, Raybaudi and Fiecchi. Fiecchi (1961), Raybaudi (1980) and Diena (1982) Certificates. S.G. 30, £90,000 Sass. 30, €240,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Post Offices in China - Peking1918-19 5L. blue and rose surcharged "2 dollari/pechino", unused with large part original gum, a little gum toned but of fresh appearance, well-centred and a fine example of this extremely rare stamp with just 15 examples recorded. Signed E. Diena, A, Diena and others, E. Diena Certificate (1977). S.G. 30, £90,000. Sass. €240,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Post Offices in China - Tientsin1919-21 "2/Dollari/Tientsin" on 5L. blue and rose, unmounted mint, off-centre as are all the known examples, fine. Raybaudi Certificate (2003). S.G. 54, £11,000. Sass. 23, €45,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalySomalia1928-41 Parcel Post 50c. yellow, unmounted mint, fresh and fine appearance, a perfect example of this valuable stamp. E. Diena (1992), Toselli (1992) and Raybaudi (1996) Certificates. S.G. P115, £20,000; Sass. 58, €24,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalySomalia1930 National Defence 30c. + 10c. to 5L. + 2L. set of four with trial overprints, unmounted mint, a little gum toned, otherwise fine and scarce. E. Diena Certificate (1986). Sass. P4-P7, €6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalySomalia1932-38 perf 14 5c. to 25L. set of eighteen, unmounted mint, with light gum toning. 25L. from the right of the sheet, signed 'A. Diena' in the margin. A. Diena (1954) and Colla (1998) Certificates for 20L. when part of a block of four, and Raybaudi (1996) Certificate for 10L. and 25L. A scarce set. S.G. 161a-178a, £23,000+: Sass. 213-230 €41,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1933 Balbo Transatlantic FlightThe full set of twenty triptychs with each pilot, mostly large part original gum with some toning throughout. An attractive and fascinating group nonetheless. S.G. 378-379, Sass. 51-51T, €17,625Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1933 Balbo Transatlantic Flight5L. 25c. + 44L. 75c. overprinted "apparecchio/i - napo" and "volo di ritorno/new york roma", large part original gum which is lightly toned; signed Sorani and with his Certificate (2003). Footnote after S.G. 379, £35,000; Sassone 53, €45,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1933 Balbo Transatlantic FlightOfficial 5L. 25c. + 44L. 75c. overprinted "servizio di stato", marginal from the left of the sheet, unmounted mint with light gum toning., nevertheless attractive. S.G. O379, £3,250; Sass. 1, €6,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy1933 Balbo Transatlantic FlightOfficial 5L. 25c. + 44L. 75c. overprinted "servizio di stato", mounted on the middle stamp only; a fine example of this scarce stamp. E. Diena Certificate (1983). S.G. O379, £3,250; Sass. 1, €4,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyDodecanese Islands1930 Hydrological Congress set of nine, 5c. claret to 10L.. olive-green, lightly mounted mint; rare. S.G. 26-34, £2,750; Sassone 12-20, €3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Colonies1934 Rome-Mogadishu set of four 25l. + 2l. in unissued carmine-brown, unmounted mint but with lightly toned gum; still a very rare group. Raybaudi Certificate (2000) for the group. S.G. O136, O226, O238 and O239, £16,000; Sass. €26,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian Colonies1934 Rome-Mogadishu set of four 25l. + 2l. in unissued carmine-brown, lightly mounted mint with slightly toned gum; still a very rare group. E. Dena Certificate for each (1983). S.G. O136, O226, O238 and O239, £16,000; Sass. €13,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian ColoniesEritrea1927 National Defence unissued 1l.25 dark green and black and 5l. blue and black overprinted "eritrea"P>, unused with large part original gum; slightly toned; rare. S.B.P.V. Dr. Helmuth Avi Certificate (2004). Sass. 118A and 119A, €4,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) ItalyItalian ColoniesChina1919-21 “2/Dollari/Tientsin” on 5L. blue and rose, off-centre as are all the known examples, part original toned gum. S.G. 54, £11,000. Sass. 23, €30,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Jamaica1941 5/- slate-blue and yellow orange, line perf 14-14.15, fine unused with large part original gum. A good example of this popular stamp. S.G. 132a, £7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Japan1934 Air Establishment miniature sheet, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. MS271, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Japan1934 Air Establishment miniature sheet, unmounted mint; a few insignificant gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. MS271, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Japan1935 1½s. carmine complete sheet of twenty, unmounted mint; fine and fresh. S.G. 280, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1903-04 CC 50r. grey and red-brown, large part original gum, centred a fraction to upper right and there are a few light perf. tones on the reverse. Fresh appearance. Signed by Enzo and Alberto Diena. Diena Certificate (1988). S.G. 16, £2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1912-21 MCA Issue20r. black and purple on red, lightly mounted mint, fresh and fine. S.G. 59, £475Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1912-21 MCA Issue20r. purple and blue on blue, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 60, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1912-21 MCA Issue50r. dull rose-red and dull greyish green, large part original gum; some light gum ageing. Initialled by A. Diena. S.G. 61, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1912-21 MCA Issue100r. purple and black on red with margin at top, well-centred, mounted in the selvedge only. A superb example of this rare stamp. Signed by Peter Holcombe on reverse. S.G. 62, £9,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1912-21 MCA Issue500r. green and red on green, unmounted mint. A superb example of this very rare stamp. G. Oliva and A. Diena (1963) Certificates and signed by both on the reverse. S.G. 63, £40,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1921 Script 50r. carmine and green, a lower right corner example with plate number "1", large part original gum. A fine and desirable example of this stamp. S.G. 75, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£2 green and purple, large part original gum, lightly mounted but some very light gum ageing. Good appearance. S.G. 96, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£3 purple and yellow, lightly mounted mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 97, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£4 black and magenta, large part original gum, a couple of minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 98, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£5 black and blue, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 99, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£10 black and green, large part original gum, well-centred, some light gum ageing, otherwise fine and of good appearance. Signed by E. and A. Diena. A. Diena Certificate (1974). S.G. 100, £14,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£10 black and green, large part original gum, well-centred, some light gum ageing, otherwise fine and of good appearance. Brandon Certificate (1997). S.G. 100, £14,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£20 red and green, marginal from the top of the sheet, unmounted with lightly toned gum; margin once folded behind and mounted thereon, otherwise a fine and well-centred example. Holcombe Certificate (1985). S.G. 101, £29,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£25 black and red, marginal from the left of the sheet, unmounted mint, brilliant colour and good centring with only a few toned or short perfs. Various experts' signatures and handstamps to reverse. Holcombe Certificate (1993). S.G. 102, £38,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£50 black and brown, a top right corner example with plate number "1" and sheet number "05", mounted in the margin only and with lightly toned gum. A prestigeous and highly attractive stamp nevertheless. B.P.A. Certificate (2003). S.G. 103, £50,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£50 black and brown, large part original slightly toned gum; perf. tone at left. An attractive eample of this very rare stampA.Diena Certificate (1975). S.G. 103, £50,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 High Values£75 purple and grey from the top left of the sheet with plate number "1", unmounted with lightly toned gum, light natural gum bend and top margin detached and beginning to split at side. Extremely rare and the most elusive of all the values in this set. Signed A Diena and with his (1966) and Brandon (1986) Certificates . S.G. 104, £150,000provenance:David Melat, 1985'Kilamanjaro', Spink, 2002Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1904-07 20r. grey and stone, large part original gum; fresh and fine. S.G. 22, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1904-07 10r. grey and ultramarine, large part original gum; trivial horizontal gum wrinkle. S.G. 31. £375Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Issue£3 purple and yellow, unmounted mint with toned original gum; fresh appearance. B.P.A. Certificate (1981). S.G, 97, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Issue£4 black and magenta, large part original gum; toned gum which does not affect the fresh appearance of this scarce stamp. S.G. 98, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Issue£5 black and blue, large part original lightly toned gum. S.G. 99, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Issue£20 red and green, a well-centred example with large part original gum; even gum toning though of good appearance and a very presentable example of this rare stamp. S.G. 101, £29,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Issue£25 black and red, large part original gum, even gum toning; nevertheless a presentable example of this very rare stamp. S.G. 102, £38,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1935-37 3/- blue and black perforated 13 x 12, large part original toned gum. Scarce. S.G. 120a, £2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Leeward Islands1938-51 £1 violet and black on scarlet, variety watermark sideways, fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. Certificate (1986). S.G. 114cw, £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Leeward Islands1938-51 £1 violet and black on scarlet, left marginal with variety watermark inverted, fresh with bold colours, unmounted mint. A premium example of this scarce stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1991). S.G. 114cw, £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Leeward Islands1938-51 £1 violet and black on scarlet top left corner example, variety watermark inverted, unmounted mint. B.P.A. Certificate (1968). S.G. 114cw, £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1930-31 Prince Francis I and Princess Elsa, perf 11½x10½ 1f.20 sepia, hinge remnant at top, fine mint. Very rare. S.G. 107C, £13,000; Mi. 105C, €15,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1930-31 Prince Francis I and Princess Elsa, perf. 11½x10½ 2f. red-brown and deep greenish blue, well-centred, hinge remnant, fine mint. Rare. S.G. 109C, £5,500; Mi. 107C, €7,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1934 Vaduz miniature sheet; unmounted mint and fine. S.G. MS144, £2,750; Mi. Block 1, €1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1948 (Apr.) Air, Pioneers of Flight, 10r. to 10f. set of ten, all imperforate from the top right corner of the sheet, fine unmounted mint. Rare. Rupp Certificate (1983). Mi. 257-266U, €15,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1948 (Apr.) Air, Pioneers of Flight 20r. red-brown imperforate sheetlet of nine, fine unmounted mint. Rare. Mi. 259 U, €13,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1951-52 perf. 12½x12 2f. deep blue and perf. 14½ 3f. lake-brown, both in a complete sheet of twenty, unmounted mint and fine. S.G. 302A and 303B, £5,600; Mi. 304A, 305B, €2,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1951-52 perf. 14½ 2f. deep blue complete sheet of twenty, unmounted mint, fine and rare. S.G. 302B, £36,000; Mi. 304B, €18,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1951-52 perf. 12½x12 3f. lake-brown complete sheet of twenty, unmounted mint, fine and rare. S.G. 303A, £7,000; Mi. 305A, €3,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1930-31 Prince Francis I and Princess Elsa, perf. 11½ x 10½ 30r. blue, well-centred, hinge remnant at top, fine mint. S.G. 101C, £1,500; Mi. 99C, €2,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1930-31 Prince Francis I and Princess Elsa, perf. 11½ x 10½ 30r. blue, well-centred, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 101C, £1,500; Michel. 99C, €2,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1930-31 Prince Francis I and Princess Elsa, perf .11½ x 10½ 2f. red-brown and deep greenish blue, unmounted mint, fine and rare. Rupp (1987) and Marxer (2001) Certificates. S.G. 109C, £5,500; Michel 107C, €7,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1931 Air Zeppelin 1f. blackish green and 2f. deep slate-blue blocks of four, fine mounted mint. S.G. 116-117, £1,200; Michel €1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1934 Vaduz miniature sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS144, £2,750; Michel Block 1, €1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1934 Vaduz miniature sheet; lightly mounted in the margin only. Michel Block 1, €1,800; S.G. MS 144, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1944 2f. brown and 3f. green, miniature sheets of eight both perforated and imperforate (4); unmounted mint. S.G. 241 and 242 var; Mi. 238-239/ 238 U/239 U, €3,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1948 (Apr.) Air, Pioneers of Flight 10r. blue-green from the left of the sheet, variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint. Marxer Certificate (1994) Michel. 257 U, €1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1951 Prince Francis Josef II, perf. 14½ 2f. deep blue, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 302B, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1951 Prince Francis Josef II, perf. 14½ 2f. deep blue, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 302B, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1951 (Nov.) perf 14½, 2f. deep blue and 3f. lake-brown, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 302B-303B, £2,050; Michel 304B-305B, €1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1951-52 perf. 14½ 5f. bronze-green, complete sheet of nine; unmounted mint, fine and rare. Michel 309, €2,500: S.G. 304, £3,150Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1955 Prince Francis Joseph II and Princess Georgina 2f. and 3f. complete sheets of nine, unmounted mint; fine and scarce. Michel 332-333, €1,800; S.G. 330-331, £3,000+ Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liechtenstein1960 Princess Gina 2f. deep blue, variety imperforate, fine mint. Reinhardt (1977) and Marxer (2002) Certificates. Michel 402 U, €1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Lithuania1935 Air Vaitkus, 40c. blue and carmine, large part original gum. Handstamps on reverse. S.G. 407a, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Luxembourg1923 Princess Elisabeth 10f. green miniature sheet, unmounted mint with toned gum; a few trivial faults in the margins as often found. Fédéeration des Sociétes Philatéliques Luxembourgeoises Certificate (1981). Michel Block 1 II, €2,500; S.G. MS221, £1,700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Luxembourg1923 Princess Elisabeth 10f. green miniature sheet, unmounted mint with toned gum; a few trivial faults in the margins as often found. Fédéeration des Sociétes Philatéliques Luxembourgeoises Certificate (1979). Michel Block 1 II, €2,500; S.G. MS221, £1,700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Luxembourg1935 Intellectuals set, lightly mounted off-white gum. S.G. 324-338, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1894 3c. on 32c. carmine-rose, variety surcharge omitted, lightly mounted mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 94a, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1904-10 MCA $100 purple and green on yellow, a lightly mounted mint example of this sought-after rarity, fine. Signed Bloch. Friedl Certificate (1975). S.G. 122, £22,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1904-10 MCA $25 grey-green and black from the top of the sheet with plate number "1", large part original gum; a touch gum toned and with a couple of short perfs. at upper left, nevertheless a highly attractive example of fine appearance. S.G. 139, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1904-10 MCA $100 purple and green on yellow, marginal from the top of the sheet, unmounted min , a very fine choice example of this rarity. Signed A. Diena. B.P.A. Certificate (1984). S.G. 140, £22,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1904-10 MCA $100 purple and green on yellow, a top right corner example with trimmed margins, large part original gum, a very fresh and fine example of this rarity. Signed A. Diena, E. Diena and Peter Holcombe and accompanied by a Certificate from each (1974, 1988 and 1989 respectively). S.G. 140, £22,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1906-12 MCA $25 purple and blue on blue, a well-centred and very lightly mounted example, fine mint. Scarce. S.G. 168, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits SettlementsA Major Showpiece of the Highest Calibre1906-12 MCA $500 purple and orange, well-centred with rich colours, wonderfully fresh and fine mint; the rarest stamp of the Edwardian period with only ten mint examples recorded of which there is a corner plate number pair in the Royal Philatelic Collection. An incredibly rare opportunity to acquire one of the world's most coveted philatelic gems. Signed Guilio Bollafi and Alberto Diena and accompanied by a Certificate from the latter (1958). S.G. 169, £170,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buye...

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1912-23 MCA $25 purple and blue on blue top left corner example with plate number, fresh and fine with large part original gum which is a trifle toned. An attractive positional piece. S.G. 213, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1912 MCA $25 purple and blue on blue, large part original gum, fine. Rare. S.G. 213, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1912-23 MCA $100 black and carmine on blue, a well-centred mint example with large part original slightly toned gum, one lightly toned perf. at lower left, otherwise fine and an attractive example of this rare stamp. Signed A. D(iena). S.G. 214, £12,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits SettlementsA Major Rarity of the Straits Settlements1912-23 MCA $500 purple and orange-brown, a mint example with fresh and vibrant colours, well-centred and with large part original off-white gum; one slightly toned perf. at right, otherwise very fine and hugely rare. A world class rarity of exhibition quality. Signed Alberto Diena. R.P.S. Certificate (1975). S.G. 215, £100,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1923 Script $100 black and carmine on blue, large part original gum; a couple of toned perfs., otherwise a good example of this high value. S.G. 240c, £10,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1921-33 Script $500 purple and orange-brown, a lower left corner example with plate number, large part original gum which is lightly toned, margins at one time folded behind and perfs. reinforced as a result. A resplendent example of this highly sought after high value. A. Diena Certificate (1973). S.G. 240d, £75,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaFederated Malay States1904-22 MCA $25 green and orange, part original gum; a few tiny patches of gum missing, otherwise fine and of fresh appearance. S.G. 51, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaJohore1922-41 Script $50 green and ultramarine, large part original, slightly off-white, gum, fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 126, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaJohore1922-41 Script $100 green and scarlet, left marginal, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 127, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaJohore1922-41 Script $500 blue and red, marginal from the top right of the sheet, unmounted mint with light brownish gum. A collectable example of this well established rarity. S.G. 128, £24,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaJohore1922-41 Script $500 blue and red, large part original off-white gum with just the faintest trace of a hinge. A fine example of this rarity. R.P.S. (1968) and B.P.A. (2006) Certificates. S.G. 128, £24,000 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1910-19 MCA $25 rose-carmine and green, a well-centred example with large part original gum; fine. S.G. 18, £1,700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1910-19 MCA $25 rose-carmine and green, large part original gum which is lightly toned though not affecting the fine appearance. S.G. 19, £1,700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1921-41 Script $5 green and red on yellow, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 44, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1921-41 Script Issue$25 purple and blue, marginal from the top of the sheet, unmounted mint with slightly disturbed gum, fresh appearance. S.G. 45, £1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1921-41 Script Issue$50 green and yellow, marginal from the foot of the sheet showing part plate number "1", large part original gum, fresh and fine S.G. 46, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1921-41 Script Issue$100 green and scarlet, a well-centred example with large part original gum; a few tiny foxing marks barely affecting the fine appearance of this rarity. S.G. 47, £9,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1921-41 Script Issue$100 green and scarlet, bright colours, large part original gum, fine. A good example of this scarce stamp. S.G. 47, £9,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaA mint middle period selection on stock pages which includes Johore 1904-10 set to $10 mint, 1922-41 $500 blue and red (heavily toned) and 1949 set to $5; Kedah 1937 set to $5 and 1950-55 set to $5; Kelantan 1937-40 set to $5 (2, both toned), 1951-55 set to $5 (2); Negri Sembilan 1949-55 set to $5; Pahang 1950-56 set to $5; Penang 1949-52 to $5; Perak 1935-37 $5, 1938-41 set to $5 and 1950-56 to $5; Trengganu 1910-19 values to $3 (2), 1921-41 set to $5 plus $3 shade, 1949-55 set to $5; also SIngapore1948-58 perrf.17½x19 set ti $5 (3), Silver Wedding $5 and 1955-59 set to $5; general...

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1894 3c. on 32c. rose, variety surcharge omitted, a marginal example from the right of the sheet, large part original toned gum, otherwise fine and of fresh appearance. S.G. 94a, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1906 4c. on 16c. green and brown, variety 'straits settlements' in both brown-red and black, small part original gum. A.P.S. Certificate (1972). S.G. 145a, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1922 Malaya-Borneo Exhibition $1 black and red on blue, $2 green and red on orange-buff and $5 green and red on blue-green; all with part original gum. S.G. 247-249, £1,100+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaKelantan1937-40 Script set of fifteen to $5, lightly mounted mint. S.G. 40-54, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1910-19 MCA $5 green and dull purple and 1921-41 MCA $5 green and red on pale yellow; large part original gum, the former with a few minor toned perfs. S.G. 17 and 25, £445Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1917-18 Red Cross 3c.+2c. carmine, 4c.+2c. orange and 8c.+2c. ultramarine, variety 'csoss' for 'cross', each in a marginal horizontal pair with normal, original toned gum. S.G. 19c, 20c and 22c, £425+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Malta1919 MCA 10/- black with large part original toned gum. Horst Pröschold Certificate (1984). S.G. 96, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mexico1934 (Sept.) National University, Air 20c. to 20p. set of eight in unmounted mint blocks of four; some gum toning on low values. A rare set in multiples, seldom offered. S.G. 553-560, £5,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mexico1935 (Apr.) Air, Amelia Earhart 20c. lake, large part original gum, fine. Only 480 examples printed. A key stamp of Mexico and an Air Mail rarity. P.F. Certificate (1972). S.G. 581a, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mexico1939 Air, Sarabia 20c. blue and red unmounted mint block of four from the upper corner of the sheet, fine and rare. S.G. 626a, £1,900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mexico1935 Air Amelia Earhart 20c. lake, from the bottom left of the sheet, unmounted with a few toned perfs and natural paper bends; otherwise a an impressive example of this scarce and important stamp. Friedl Certificate (1957). S.G. 581a, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mexico1939 Air Sarabia 20c. blue and red right-hand marginal example, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 626a, £475Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Morocco AgenciesSpanish Currency1948 Olympic Games 1p.20c. on 1/- brown, variety surcharge double, unmounted mint; lightly toned gum. Rare. S.G. 181a, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Morocco AgenciesSpanish Currency1948 Olympic Games 1p.20c. on 1/- brown, variety surcharge double, large part original off-white gum; rare. S.G. 181a, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Natal1902-03 CC £5 mauve and black, unused with large part original gum, fine. Nussbaum Certificate (1978). S.G. 144, £5,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Natal1902-03 CC £20 red and green, unused with large part original gum; one corner perf. creased, otherwise fine. A stunning example of this rarity. P.F. (1948), Bolaffi (1958) and A.Diena (1973) Certificates with pencil signatures on the reverse. S.G. 145b, £30,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Natal1904-08 £1.10 brown-orange and deep purple, large part original gum; part hinge remainder and a couple of light perf. tones. Buhler Certificate (1971). S.G. 162, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Natal1908-09 £1 purple and black on red, lightly mounted mint; a couple of light, diagonal gum bends. S.G. 171, £425Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1893 Queen Wilhelmina, perf.11½ 2g.50 ultramarine and rosine, unmounted mint, trace of light gum toning, otherwise fine. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2005). S.G. 158, £750; N.V.P.H. 47A, €650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1899-1910 1g., 2½g., 5g. and 10g., unmounted mint, the 1g. to 5g. a touch gum toned, the 10g. fine. S.G. 194-197, £1,600; N.V.P.H. 77-80, €4,075Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1920 "2.50" on 1905 10g. orange-red and 1913 10g. orange-vermilion, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 236-237, £450; N.V.P.H. 104-105, €800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1921 Marine Insurance 15c. to 7½g. set of seven, all a little gum toned, otherwise fine unmounted mint. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2005). S.G. M238-M244, £900; N.V.P.H. BK1-BK7, €1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1923 Accession set,, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 259-269, £650; N.V.P.H. 121-131, €1,280Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1942 Legion miniature sheets, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS 569A-569b, £340; N.V.P.H. 402B-403B, €290Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1946 Queen Wihlemina 1g., 2½g., 5g. and 10g., fine unmounted mint. S.G. 616-619, £750; N.V.P.H. 346-349, €600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1913 Independence 2½c. to 10g. set of twelve, fine unmounted mint. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2005). S.G. 214-225, £1,800; NVPH 90-101, €3,985Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1913 Independence 10g. orange on vermilion, unmounted mint. S.G. 225, £1,200; NVPH 101, €2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1926-39 Queen Wilhelmina 9c. orange-red and black with margin at left showing number "1", variety value omitted, a fraction gum toned otherwise fine unmounted mint. Extremely rare with only twenty examples possible, all coming from the first vertical row of the sheet. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2003). S.G. 315Aa, £22,000: NVPH 181Af, €17,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1926-39 Queen Wilhelmina 9c. orange-red and black with margin at left showing number "3", variety value omitted, a little gum toned otherwise fine unmounted mint. Extremely rare with only twenty examples possible, all coming from the first vertical row. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2003). S.G. 315Aa, £22,000: NVPH 181Af, €17,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1943 (Jan.) First European Postal Congress, 10c. on 2½c. yellow with surcharge omitted, tiny natural paper inclusion at foot, otherwise fine unmounted mint. Very rare. S.G. 570a, £7,500; NVPH 404f, €6,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands1949-52 Queen Juliana 1g., 2½g., 5g. and 10g., fine unmounted mint. Raybaudi Certificate (1980). S.G. 698-701, £1,700; NVPH 534-537, €1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) NetherlandsNetherlands Indies1938-40 watermark rings 50c. indigo block of four from the foot of the sheet, unmounted mint, folded through the central vertical perfs., fine. S.G. 410, £2,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New Guinea1939 Air ½d. to £1 set of fourteen in matching imprint pairs, unmounted mint; lightly toned gum as usual. S.G. 212-225, £2,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New ZealandPostal Fiscal Stamps1931-40 Cowan paper, 1/3d. to £1 set of fourteen, lightly mounted mint. S.G. F145-F158, £680+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New ZealandPostal Fiscal Stamps1931-40 Cowan paper, 25/- greenish blue, large part original gum. S.G. F159, £700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New ZealandPostal Fiscal Stamps1931-40 Cowan paper, £2 bright purple; lightly mounted mint. S.G. F162, £425Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New ZealandPostal Fiscal Stamps1931-40 Cowan paper, £3 green with large part original gum. S.G. F164, £700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New ZealandPostal Fiscal Stamps1931-40 Cowan paper, £3.10/- rose, large part original off-white gum; rare. S.G. F165, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New ZealandPostal Fiscal Stamps1931-40 Cowan paper, £4 light blue very lightly mounted, slightly toned, gum. S.G. F166, £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New ZealandPostal Fiscal Stamps1931-40 Cowan paper, £4.10/- deep olive-grey, an unmounted mint example from the foot of the sheet, very lightly toned. Scarce. Initialled A. D(iena). S.G. F167, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New ZealandPostal Fiscal Stamps1931-40 Cowan paper, £5 indigo-blue, large part original gum. S.G. F168, £500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New ZealandPostal Fiscal Stamps1936-39 Wiggins Teape paper, £2 bright purple, variety, watermark inverted, large part original lightly toned gum. Rare and of good appearance. S.G. F182w, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New Zealand1941 2d. on 1½d. purple-brown, variety inserted '2' in block of four from the foot of the sheet; mounted on upper pair only leaving the stamp with variety unmounted. An attractive positional block. S.G. 629a, £650+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Newfoundland1919 (Apr.) Air, "Hawker" 3c. brown with the initials "J.A.R." (J.A. Robinson, the postmaster) on the reverse, large part original gum; some very minor gum ageing on the reverse. A fine example of this popular rarity. Sanabria handstamp on reverse. Nussbaum Certificate (1980). S.G. 142, £22,000Note: It is believed that only 87 unused examples of this stamp are possibleSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Newfoundland1927 (May) Air, "De Pinedo" 60c. black ,[6],, very lightly mounted mint, fresh and fine. A most attractive and desirable example of this rarity from the sole sheet of fifty printed of which it is believed that only 33 unused examples have survived. E. Diena (1978) and Nussbaum (1979) certificates. S.G. 163, £42,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Newfoundland1930 (Sept.) Air, "Columbia" 50c. on 36c. sage-green, suspicion of mounting though possibly unmounted mint. A fine and desirable example of this rare airmail stamp. Signatures on reverse and Friedl Certificate (1980). S.G. 191, £6,500Note: The Newfoundland Government overprinted 300 examples of the 36c "Caribou" issue for use on this flight. Only 100 were actually used: 65 from St. John's and 35 from Harbour Grace. Five unused blocks of four are known. After flying 2,650 miles, the plane was forced down at Tresco Island, off the coast of England. The "Columbia" was able to fin...

(x) NewfoundlandAirmails1919 (12 Apr.) 'Hawker' 3c. brown, initialled 'J.a.r.' on reverse, large part original gum; slightly soiled at upper left otherwise fine; scarce, only seventy-six mint examples were sold. Philatelic Foundation Certificate (1966). S.G. 142, £22,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) NewfoundlandAirmails1927 'De Pinedo' 60c. black overprinted 'air mail/ de pinedo/ 1927' in red, large part original gum; rare. Signed E. Diena and accompanied by his Certificate (1987) and an Alex Rendon Certificate (1986). S.G. 163, £42,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) NewfoundlandAirmails1930 'Columbia' 50c. on 36c. sage-green, an unused example with large part original toned gum; scarce. Signed E. Diena and accompanied by his Certificate (1988). S.G. 191, £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Niger Coast1893 (Dec.) 10/- on 5d. with part original lightly toned gum, nevertheless an important stamp. Holcombe Certificate (1986). S.G. 41, £6,500provenance:Colonel GreenMatthiasSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) North BorneoJapanese Occupation1942 1c. to $5 handstamped in violet except for the 4c. and 8c., fine mounted mint with toned gum. All initialled "MDR" on reverse. Scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (1998). S.G. J1-J17, £4,655Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) North Borneo1891-92 6c. on 886 10c., variety surcharge treble, unused, with large part original gum; lightly toned. B.P.A. Certificate (1981). S.G. 56c, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) North Borneo1916 (May) Cross in vermilion (thick shiny ink) set of thirteen, large part original gum. S.G. 189-201, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) North Borneo1916 (May) Cross in carmine (matt ink) set of twelve.; large part original gum. S.G. 202-213a, £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) North Borneo1916 (May) Cross in carmine (matt ink) 1c. brown, 2c. green and 25c. green, all perforated 14½ x 15; large part original lightly toned gum. S.G. 202a, 203a and 213a, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) North Borneo1918 (Aug.) Red Cross 4ct.+2c. black and scarlet, variety surcharge inverted, fine unused with large part original gum. B.P.A. Certificate (1980). S.G. 218a, £450Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) North Borneo1918 (Aug.) Red Cross 12c.+2c. black and deep bright blue, variety surcharge inverted, large part original gum. Fine and scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (1979). S.G. 224a, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) North BorneoJapanese Occupation1944 overprinted set of thirteen to $1, large part original evenly toned gum. S.G. J20-J32, £325Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) North BorneoJapanese Occupation1944-45 stamps of Japan overprinted set of fourteen to 1y., each marginal from the left of the sheet, large part original gum; a few values with some toning. S.G. J35-48, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Northern Nigeria1904 (Apr.) MCA £25 green and carmine, excellent colours, unmounted mint; gum lightly toned though of fresh appearance. Undoubtedly one of the finest known examples of this very rare high value and one of the great 20th Century British Empire rarities. B.P.A. Certificate (1985). S.G. 19, £60,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Northern Nigeria1904 (Apr.) MCA £25 green and carmine, part original gum; aged. A good example of this great rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (1980). S.G. 19, £60,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1963 ½d. bright violet, variety value omitted, unmounted mint from the top of the sheet; some light soiling in the margin only. S.G. 75a, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1963 6d. light olive-green, variety value omitted, unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet. S.G. 80c, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1895 no watermark £10 black and orange-vermilion, exceptionally lightly mounted, possibly unmounted mint. A fine example of this stamp. Handstamp on the reverse. Briedmarken Certificate (2003). S.G. 30, £8,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1895 no watermark £25 black and blue-green, well-centred, unused with large part original gum. A very fine example of this difficult stamp. S.G. 31, £16,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1896 CC £1 black and blue with large part original gum; creased corner perf. and a couple of very faint marks on the reverse. S.G. 40, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1897 CC £1 black and dull purple, lightly mounted mint, fresh and fine. S.G. 51, £500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1897 CC £10 black and yellow, large part original gum. A fresh and remarkable example. S.G. 52, £9,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1903-04 CC £10 grey and blue, large part original gum, fresh appearance. S.G. 67, £8,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1907 MCA 2d. dull and bright purple and 4d. grey-green and black, both with large part original gum. Fresh and fine examples of these incredibly rare stamps. B.P.A. Certificates (1977) for both. S.G. 69-70, £38,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1908 MCA £1 purple and black on red, large part original gum; a good example. S.G. 81, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1908 MCA £10 purple and ultramarine with margin at right showin plate number, lightly mounted and possibly unmounted mint; some very light surface scuffs. A fine and desirable positional example of this high value stamp. Signed A.Diena. B.P.A. Certificate (1998). S.G. 82, £12,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1913-21 MCA £10 purple and dull ultramarine, large part off-white original gum; a few perf. tones on reverse in the lower left corner, fresh colour. S.G. 99, £8,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1913-21 MCA £10 purple and royal blue, well-centred, lightly mounted mint; toned perf. on reverse at lower right, otherwise fresh and fine. A. Diena Certificate (1964). S.G. 99e, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1913-21 MCA £10 purple and royal blue, lightly mounted mint with slightly off-white gum. Signed by E. Diena and A. Diena. S.G. 99e, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nyasaland1903-04 1d. to £1 set of nine, large part original gum; 2/6d. and 4/- with some even gum toning, £1 fresh and fine. S.G. 59-66, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Portuguese ColoniesAngola1951 Birds set in marginal blocks of four with part imprint; unmounted mint, some wih glazed gum, attractive multiples. S.G. 458-481, £1,900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Portuguese ColoniesAngola1951 Birds set, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 458-481, £475Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Portuguese ColoniesAngola1951 Birds set of twenty-four, also Mozambique Fishes set of twenty-four (three sets, one set all corner marginal examples), fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 458-481, 440-463, £1,075Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1922 "Philately for the Children" set with 1k. orange perf. and imperf., unmounted mint, the 10k. slightly toned. Both 1k. signed Romeko. S.G. 273-278. £2,080Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1922 "Philately for the Children" set with 1k. perf. and imperf., neat Moscow cancellations, fine. S.G. 273-278, £2,280Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1922-23 imperf. 20r. on 15k. blue and red-brown, good to large margins all round, large part original gum, pencilled signature on the reverse. Fine and rare. S.G. 297, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1930 Zeppelin 40k. blue and 80k. carmine, imperforate, large part original gum; the 80k. toned; very rare. Philatelic Foundation Certificates (1984). S.G. 574b, 575b, £3,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1930 Zeppelin 40k. blue and 80k. carmine, each in an imperforate horizontal pair, unmounted mint; fine and very rare. S.G. 574b, 575b, £7,600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1935 Air Rescue of Chelyuskin Expedition set of ten; large part original gum, scarce. S.G. 678-687, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1935 Air Moscow to San Francisco 1r. on 10k. sepia, large part original gum; scarce. S.G. 706, £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1949 25th. Anniversary of the Death of Lenin miniature sheet, variety imperforate, unmounted mint; rare. S.G. MS1463ab, £1,700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1972 Centenary of L. Sobinov 10k. chestnut, error of inscription "Artist CCCP", from the foot of the sheet; fine unmounted mint and a rare modern variety. Wassmann Certificate (2001). S.G. 4054var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1930 Zeppelin 40k. blue and 80k. carmine both in imperforate horizontal pairs, unmounted mint, some very minor toning in place, otherwise fine and very rare. S.G. 574b, 575b, £7,600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1930 Zeppelin 40k. blue and 80k. carmine, imperforate both from the right of the sheet, large part original gum; toned though very rare. Dieter Waßmann Certificate (1986). S.G. 574b, 575b, £3,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1931 Airship Construction perf. 10½ x 12 50k. slate-blue error of colour, lightly mounted mint; a trifle toned. Rare. S.G. 582ba, £500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1931 Airship Construction 50k. sepia with varieties imperforate and showing double impression, unmounted mint on lightly browned gum, expert's handstamp on reverse. A superb item illustrating this combination of varieties. Bach and Eichele (2002) Certificate. S.G. 582var, Michel 400c.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1933 Philatelic Exhibition 15k. + 30k. black-brown and 35k. + 70k. ultramarine, large part original gum. S.G. 606-607, £350Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia1935 Anti-War set, large part original gum; a few trivial gum bends in places. S.G. 673-677, £400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1920 overprinted on stamps of Bavaria, 5pf. to 10m. set of fifteen, fine lightly mounted mint. S.G. 18-31, £1,700; Mi. 18-31Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1920 overprinted on stamps of Bavaria, prepared for use but not issued 2pf. grey, unmounted mint; fine. Signed Dr. Schnieder and others. See footnote after S.G. 31, £1,400, Mi.A31, €2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1920 overprinted on stamps of Bavaria, 2pf. slate with margin at foot, unmounted mint, fine. Burger Certificate (2003). Mi. A31, See footnote after S.G. 31, £1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1928 Christmas Charity 10f. +10f. chocolate mint block of six, now divided in to a vertical pair and block of four; mounted on two stamps only; fine and rare multiples. S.G. 134, £3,600; Mi. 134, €4,520Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1947 2pf. to 84pf. part set of eighteen (no 1m.) variety imperforate, unmounted mint examples mostly from the top of the sheet with part inscription, the 84pf. corner marginal from the foot of the sheet and 45pf., 75pf. and 80pf. each in a horizontal pair; fine and rare. S.G. 203-221 var.; Mi. 206 Z U-224 Z U, €7,700+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1947 (17 Nov.) yellowish paper with brownish gum 10c. on 2pf. to 50f. on 1m. on 1Sm. set of thirteen, unmounted mint. Christine Ney Certificate (2002). S.G. 223A-235A, £4,250; Mi. 226 I-238 I, €1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1947 (November printing) white paper with white gum 10c. on 2pf. to 5f. on 1m. on 1Sm. set of thirteen, variety surcharge omitted, unmounted mint; very rare. Christine Ney Certificate (2003). Note after S.G. 222, 223B-235B var.; Mi 226 II fA-238 II fA, €7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1948 Flood Disaster Relief Fund miniature sheet (147 x 104mm.), unmounted mint; lightly toned. S.G. MS255a, £1,300; Mi. cm 1, €1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1948 Flood Disaster Relief, Postage and Air miniature sheets (147 x 104mm. and 90 x 59mm.); unmounted mint, the former with a couple of minor tone spots; scarce. S.G. MS255a and MS256a, £2,100; Mi. cm I and Fd I, €1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Saar1950 Council of Europe 25pf. blue and 200pf. brown-lake blocks of four, 200pf. from the lower left corner; unmounted mint and fine. S.G. 294-295, £1,100+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) SamoaRevenue Stamp1955 Western Samoa £20 yellow and blue, an unmounted mint example from the foot of the sheet; lightly toned nevertheless rare. Barefoot 31Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1903 2L. bright violet, unmounted mint, centred to foot, fresh and fine. S.G. 50, £1,000, Sass. 44, €2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1943 prepared for use but not issued Anti-Fascist Air 25c. to 20L. set of eight, unmounted mint; fine and scarce. Sorani Certificate (1990). Sass 26-33, €9,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1950-51 Air photogravure 500L. brown and grey-green, sheet of six (3x2), unmounted mint, crease in margin at lower left, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 414, £720++, Sass. €5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1951 Air "Bandiera" 1000L. blue and blackish brown, unmounted mint from the top of the sheet (hinged in the margin), fine. S.G. 423, £900, Sass. €850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1903 2L.. bright violet, large part original gum; lightly toned. Sassone 44, €1,100; S.G. 50, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1943 prepared for use but not issued Anti-Fascist Air 25c. to 20L.set of eight., large part original gum with some gum toning, each initialed 'A.D.'. A. Diena Certificate (1963). Sass. 26-33, €6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1951 Air "Bandiera" 1000L. blue and blackish brown sheetlet of six, unmounted mint, slightly toned gum. E. Diena Certificate (1989). S.G. 423, £5,400+; Sassone 99, €4,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1951 Air "Bandiera" 1000L.. blue and blackish brown sheetlet of six, unmounted mint, off-white gum. S.G. 423, £5,400+; Sassone, €4,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1951 Air "Bandiera" 1000L. blue and blackish brown with margin at left, well centred, unmounted mint with light even gum ageing. S.G. 423, £900, Sass. 99, €850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1951 Air "Bandiera" 1000L. blue and blackish brown, unmounted mint with light even gum ageing. S.G. 423, £900, Sass. 99, €850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino1954 Air 1000L. sepia and deep blue, large part original gum, slightly off white, a few minor creases not affecting the stamps; attractive. S.G. 473, Sassone €1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sarawak1888-97 prepared for use but not issued, $2, $5 and $10, unmounted mint and fine. S.G. 21a, 21b, 21c, £3,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sarawak1934-41 1c. to $10 set of twenty in imperforate horizontal pairs from the proof sheets, original lightly toned gum; fine. S.G. Footnote after S.G. 125, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1912 MCA £5 orange and green, large part original creamy gum; fine and scarce. S.G. 130, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1923 Script £2 blue and dull purple and £5 orange and green, large part original gum; the £5 a trifle toned, otherwise fine and of fresh appearance. E. Diena Certificate (1983). S.G. 147-148. £4,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1923 Script £5 orange and green, large part original gum, fine and of fresh appearance. S.G. 148, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1963 2nd. Anniversary of Independence 11/- on £1 black and orange right-hand marginal block of four, unmounted mint; a little toned in places, nevertheless a scarce multiple. S.G. 269, £3,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1963 2nd. Anniversary of Independence 11/- on £1 black and orange block of four; unmounted lightly toned gum, a scarce multiple. S.G. 269, £3,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra LeoneA middle period mint collection with 1896-97 2/-. 5/- and £1; K.E.VII with 5/- (3) and £1 (2); K.G.V with 1912-27 values to 10/-, 1932 set to £1 and blocks of four to 10/- (some gum toning); generally good to fine. (87)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1912-21 MCA £2 blue and dull-purple, large part original gum. S.G. 129, £950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1921-27 Script £2 blue and dull purple, part original gum; a few minor tone spots S.G. 147, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1933 Wilberforce ½d. to £1, large part original gum; light even gum toning. S.G. 168-180, £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1933 Wilberforce ½d. to £1 set of thirteen, part to large part original gum; some occasional light toning. S.G. 168-180, £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sierra Leone1963 Second Anniversary of Independence 11/- on £1 unmounted mint. S.G. 269, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Singapore1948-52 perf. 14 set of fifteen to $5 in corner blocks of four, mainly unmounted mint, a few with hinge remainders just touching one stamp; fine and attractive multiples. S.G. 1-15, £720+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1879 10p. olive-bistre, mint, fine and fresh. Briefmarkenprufstelle Certificate (2003). S.G. 272. £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1931 prepared for use but not issued, continuous overprint in blue 10p. brown, Specimen control "A000,000", unmounted mint; fine. Handstamps on reverse and Comex Certificate (2004). Edifil NE27, €1,485Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 In honour of the Militia 5c. to 10p. set of nine, unmounted mint; fine. S.G, 861b-861j, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1940-46 Zaragoza Catherdral Restoration Fund, Postage and Express set in imperforate pairs, the 40c. a vertical pair with original gum, the others horizontal pairs and unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 982-995, E1,006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1950 Canary Island Visit, Air 10c. on 25p. top right corner block of four showing sheet number and with figures on the reverse, unmounted mint, fine and scarce. S.G. 1151, £3,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1950 Canary Island Visit, Air 10c. on 25p. without figures on reverse, unmounted mint, fine. Bergua Certificate (1993). S.G. 1151a, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1965 J. Romero de Torres 1p. error of colour green instead of brown, unmounted mint, fine. Signed Roig. See footnote after S.G. 1727Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1931 perf. 14 1c. to 10p. set of thirteen, mounted mint. S.G. 713B-725B, £1,100; Mi 598B-610B, €1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1937 First Anniversary of National Uprising miniature sheets (2), both imperforate; unmounted mint. S.G. MS910 and 912, £1,200; Mi. 785 Block 7 B and 786 Block 8 B, €1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1937 First Anniversary of National Uprising miniature sheets (4), both perforated and imperforate; a few hinge remainders and light tone marks in places. S.G. MS 909-MS 912, £1,284; Mi. 785 and 786 Blocks 7 A and B and Blocks 8 A and B, €1,240Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 group of miniature sheets comprising Historic Monuments perforated (2) and imperforate (2), Honouring Army and Navy imperforate, Defence of Madrid (2) and 150th Anniversary of U.S. Constitution; chiefly fine and lightly mounted or unmounted mint. S.G. MS840, 846, 914, 915 and 925, £785Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 Defence of Madrid, Air 5p. on 45c. + 2p. dull blue and light blue, unmounted mint, perfectly centred with the slightest trace of a tone spot on the reverse; otherwise highly attractive and scarce. S.G. 841, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 Defence of Madrid Relief fund 45c. + 2pts. + 5pts. dull blue and light blue, surcharged 'aereo + 5pts.' perforated miniature sheet; lightly mounted mint. S.G. MS 842, £7,500; Mi. 711 Block 2, €8,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 Defence of Madrid Relief fund 45c. + 2pts.+ 5pts. dull blue and light blue, surcharged 'aereo + 5pts.' miniature sheet, variety imperforate, unmounted mint and handstamped kessler. Comex Certificate (1981). S.G. MS842 var; Mi. 711 Block 2 U, €9,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 Defence of Madrid Relief fund 45c. + 2pts. + 5pts. dull blue and light blue, surcharged 'aereo + 5pts.', miniature sheet, variety imperforate, lightly mounted and handstamped 'a. roig/ barcelona' on reverse; a few gum bends. Exfima Certificate (1977). S.G. MS 842 var; Mi. 711 Block 2 U, €9,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 Defence of Madrid Relief fund 45c. + 2pts. + 5pts. dull blue and light blue, surcharged 'aereo + 5pts.' miniature sheet, variety surcharge inverted, large part original gum; very rare. Graus Certificate. Edifil 760hi; Mi. 711kSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 Defence of Madrid Relief fund 45c. + 2pts. + 5pts. dull blue and light blue, surcharged 'aereo + 5pts.', variety surcharge inverted, unmounted mint; rare. Henning Saeftel Certificate (1980). Edifil 760hi; Mi.711kSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 150th. Anniversary of U.S. Constitution, perforated and imperforate miniature sheets (2); lightly mounted mint. S.G. MS 846 and 846 var.; Mi. Block 3, 3U, €525Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 150th. Anniversary of U.S. Constitution miniature sheet, surcharged 'correos +5 pts.', variety imperforate; unmounted mint, very rare. Comex Madrid Certificate (1983). S.G. MS 848 var.; Mi 713 Block 4 U, €9,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1938 Battle of Lepanto group of miniature sheets comprising 30c. carmine (2) and 50c. deep blue (2) and imperforate 30c. grey-violet and 50c. grey-green; unmounted mint, a little toning in places though generally fine. S.G. MS 936-939, £1,096Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1950 Air Canary Island Visit 10c. on 25p. brown-purple without control figures, unmounted mint, fine. Graus Certificate. S.G. 1151a, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain1950 Air Canary Island Visit 10c. on 25p. brown-purple without control figures, unmounted mint, fine. Graus Certificate. S.G. 1151a, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1922-27 Script, 10/- grey and olive-green, variety torn flag, large part original gum, toned. S.G. 112b, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1961 Tristan Relief IssueA set of four with lower sheet margins, each showing variety broken "e" in "Relief", unmounted mint. Each with B&K handstamp in the margin. B.P.A. Certificate (1983). S.G. 172-175, £8,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1961 Tristan Relief IssueA set of four, each in a lower left corner marginal pair, the 2½c. + 3d. from lower right with plate numbers, affixed to picture post card of "Beaching a Longboat" and cancelled by the first day c.d.s. The first stamp of the show broken "i" in "Relief" and other positional varieties. Brandon Certificate (2005). S.G. 172-175, £7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1961 Tristan Relief IssueA set of four used with neat first day datestamp at the foot of each stamp; a few faint perf. tone spots. An attractive set. S.G. 172-175, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1961 Tristan Relief IssueA set of four used on first day cover (imperfections) addressed to London; unusual to be addressed overseas. R.P.S. Certificate (1977)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1922-27 MCA, 4d. to £1 set of five, part to large part original gum; a fresh set. S.G. 92-96, £500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1922-27 MCA, 4d. grey and black on yellow, variety torn flag, lightly mounted mint. 92b, £275Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1922-27 MCA, 5/- grey and green on yellow, variety torn flag, lightly mounted mint; pencil "62" on reverse. S.G. 95b, £950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1922 MCA £1 grey and purple on red, marginal with plate number, unmounted mint, hinged on the selvedge only. SG 96, £450Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1961 Tristan Relief Fund set of four, unmounted mint, three values unusually showing horizontal black lines at the very top of the stamps; some very faint tones. Signed A. Diena with Diena (1973) and Brandon (1981) certificates. S.G. 172-175, £8,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Helena1961 Tristan Relief Fund set of four, cancelled on first day of issue and tied on unaddressed envelope, fine and scarce. R.P.S. Certificate (1984). S.G. 172-175, £3,500Note: The stamps were withdrawn from sale on October 19th 1961, just one week after issue, 434 sets having been sold.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Kitts-Nevis1923 Tercentenary ½d. to £1 set of thirteen, large part original gum. S.G. 48-60, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) St. Lucia1949-50 12c. claret perforated 14½ x 14, unmounted with lightly toned gum. S.G. 153a, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1891-1911 King Oscar II, 5ö brown error of colour, part original toned gum. A fine example of this great rarity. Signed E. Diena and accompanied by his Certificate (1981) and also that of Franz Obermüller (1980). S.G. 45d, £8,000: Facit 52v9, SEK 60,000provenance:King Carol II of Romania, 1951Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1910-19 "Varnamo" 55ö light blue and 80ö black, fine mint with large part original off-white gum; very rare. Both signed Georg Bühler and with his Certificate (1984). S.G. 82 and 84, £5,000; Facit 92, 94, SEK 34,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1910-19 "Varnamo" 55ö light blue and 80ö black, mint with large part original gum; the 55ö with slight offset on the reverse and the 80ö with light toning, very rare. S.G. 82 and 84, £5,000; Facit 92, 94, SEK 34,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1920-26 no watermark, imperf. x perf. 13 5ö chestnut horizontal strip of four, original gum with three remaining unmounted mint, fine and scarce. S.G. 97Aa, £1,900+, Facit 142E, SEK 29,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1920 Air group of three comprising 20ö on 2ö yellow with surcharge inverted (a few tones spots to reverse) and 20ö on 2ö yellow and 50ö on 4ö lilac both with watermark Crown; all with large part original gum. G. Renon Certificate for the 20ö with Crown watermark. S.G. 120d, 120d, 120db, £5,000; Facit 137v¹, 137vm and 138vm, SEK 31,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1920 Air 20ö on 2ö yellow, variety watermark Crown, very well-centred, unused with large part original gum; very rare. S.G. 120db, £4,250; Facit 137vm, SEK 26,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1920 Air 20ö on 2ö yellow, variety watermark Crown, unused with large part original gum. Very rare. Obermüller Wilén Certificate (2011). Facit 137vm, SEK 26,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1924 U.P.U. 5ö to 5kr. set of fifteen in unmounted mint blocks of four, gum a little toned; scarce multiples. S.G. 146-160, £3,000+; Facit 196-210, SEK 44,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) SwedenOfficial Stamps1874 20ö deep carmine-red, 30ö brown and 1kr. blue and bistre, unused group of three with large part original gum, the 20ö and 30ö toned; a scarce group. Obermüller Certificate (1997) for the 20ö and Briefmarkenpüfstelle Basel Certificate (2003) for the 30ö. S.G. O35, O38, O41, £3,000; Facit TJ6c, TJ8b and TJ10, SEK 25,900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1920 Air set of three all with surcharge inverted, fine mint, lightly hinged; scarce. Grønlund Certificate for the 20ö (1972). Facit 136v¹, 137v¹ and 138v¹, SEK10,500.; S.G. 120ca, 120da, 20ea, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1920 Air 20ö on 2ö yellow, variety watermark Crown, large part original gum, very rare. Facit 137vm, SEK26,000.; S.G. 120db, £4,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1920 Air 50ö on 4ö lilac, variety watermark Crown, well-centred example with large part original gum. Obermüller Wilén Certificate (2011). Facit 138vm, SEK1,500., S.G. 120eb, £250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) SwedenOfficial1874 perf. 14 20ö salmon, large part original gum; toned gum in places, scarce. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Basel Certificate (2003). Facit TJ6b, SEK8,500.; S.G. O35, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1933-37 Air 20c. green and deep green block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet showing sheet number, variety imperforate, unmounted mint with the faintest tone spot to the top right margin. An extraordinary positional multiple and a key item from this issue. Zum. 4z. 1.09, CHF 58,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1933-37 Air 50c. black and red with margin at right, variety imperforate, unmounted mint, light and even gum ageing. One from only two sheets of twenty-five. Renggli Certificate (2002). Zum. 9z. 1.09, CHF 6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1935-37 Air10c. on 15c. light green and green block of four, variety surcharge inverted, unmounted mint. A wonderful exhibition showpiece of superlative quality, extremely scarce as a multiple from the one sheet of fifty. Zumstein (1972) and Briefmarkenprüfstelle (2002) Certificates. S.G. 359a, £40,000+; Zum. 20. 1A.09, CHF 68,000 +Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1935-37 Air10c. on 15c. light green and green with margin at right, variety surcharge inverted, unmounted mint; experts handstamp on reverse. Suiperb.. Hunziker Certificate (1937). S.G. 359a, £10,000, Zum. 20. 1A.09, CHF 17,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1935-37 Air10c. on 15c. light green and green, variety surcharge inverted, well-centred; toned perf. to top left, otherwise fine unmounted mint. 'moller-basel' handstamp to reverse. Renggli Certificate (2002). S.G. 359a, £10,000, Zum. 20. 1A.09, CHF 17,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1938 Pro Aero1938 Pro Aero75c. on 50c. deep grey-green block of four without cancellation, unmounted mint, each stamp signed in pencil by G. Bolaffi, the lower left with the smallest blemish on the reverse, mentioned only for the sake of accuracy. A stunning Switzerland and air mail rarity, most unusual in a block of four. Marchand and Weid (2004), Giulio Bolaffi (1978) Certificates. S.G. 386, Zum. 26, CHF 60,000Note: This series was issued in 1938 to promote the Swiss 'Pro-Aero' campaign. A special air mail flight was to be conducted to thirteen Swiss cities carrying mail fran...

(x) Switzerland1938 Pro Aero75c. on 50c. deep grey-green without cancellation from the top of the sheet, perfectly centred and unmounted mint. A most beautiful example of this airmail rarity. Walter Abt Certificate (1990). S.G. 386 (unpriced), Zum.. 26, CHF 15,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1938 Pro Aero75c. on 50c. deep grey-green and red without cancellation, unmounted mint, particularly fine and fresh. A rare stamp. Rellstab Certificate (2002). S.G. 386 (unpriced), Zum. 26, CHF 15,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1949 Technology and Landscape20c. maroon first printing marginal block of four from the left of the sheet with sheet numbers '8' and '7', unmounted mint and in superlative condition, magnificent in every way. Marchand Certificate (1998). S.G. 514, £22,000 Zum. 301, CHF 17,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1949 Technology and Landscape20c. maroon first printing lower right corner block of four with sheet number '2' and date '28 v 49', unmounted mint; the faintest perf. tone to the lower left stamp, lower right stamp with Moser-Räz handstamp and trivial horizontal gum bend across both. A rare positional and highly desirable multiple. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2002). S.G. 514, £22,000, Zum. 301, CHF 17,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1949 Technology and Landscape20c. maroon first printing block of four, unmounted mint with very few minor tone spots; a wonderful multiple of this rare stamp. Rellstab Certificate (1982). S.G. 514, £22,000; Zum. 301, CHF 17,000.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1933-37 Air20c. green and deep green, variety imperforate, unmounted mint with light tone spots to left. A scarce stamp. Renggli Certificate (2002). Zum. 4z. 1.09, CHF10,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1933-37 Air50c. black and red variety imperforate, unmounted mint with light tone spots at the top, showing ever so slightly at the front. One from only two sheets of twenty-five. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Certificate (2005). Zum. 9z. 1.09, CHF6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1949 Technology and Landscape 20c. maroon first printing, unmounted mint, well centred, with the slightest tone spot on the reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 514, £5,500, Zum. 301, CHF4,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Transjordan1933 Tourist 1m. to £P1 set of fourteen perforated 'specimen', large part original toned gum. S.G. 208s-221s, £950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Transjordan1933 Tourist 1m. to £P1 set of fourteen, the £P1 from the top of the sheet with plate number. large part original toned gum. S.G. 208-221, £950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Transjordan1933 Tourist 1m. to £P1 set of fourteen, two sets, large part original gum; uneven gum toning. S.G. 208-221, £1,900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Transjordan1933 Tourist £P1 horizontal pair from the foot of the sheet with part imprint; unmounted mint; the gum a little toned, nevertheless a handsome and rare positional multiple. S.G. 221, £1,100+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Transvaal1902 £5 brown-orange and violet with plate number, unused with large part original gum. A very fine and attractive example of this scarce stamp. S.G. 259, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1934 surcharge set, first printing, very lightly hinged, slightly toned original gum; fine. Pencilled signatures and handstamps on reverse. A. Diena Certificate (1984). S.G. 35-40, £1,700. Sass. €2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1934 surcharge 1L.30 on 1L.25, the proof printing with the surcharge in thinner figures, unmounted mint from the top of the sheet; superb and the rarest stamp of the Vatican. A. Diena Certificate (1971). Sass. 36A, €45,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1952 12L. on Basilicas 13L. olive-green, variety surcharge inverted, unmounted mint, fine and fresh. H. Avi Certificate (2004). S.G. 175var., Sass. 154a, €6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1953-60 Air 500L. green and deep turquoise-green, perforated 14, unmounted mint from the top of the sheet, fine and a modern rarity. Raybaudi Certificate (1987). S.G. 190b, £5,500. Sass. 33/1, €6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1996 Pope John Paul II's Journeys 500L. blue green and 1000L. green, both variety silver (inscription, value and coat of arms) omitted; unmounted mint, very rare. Carraro Certificates (1998). S.G. 1137var, 1138 var.; Sass. 1060a, 1061a, €20,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1934 surcharge 1L.30 on 1L.25, the proof printing with the surcharge in thinner figures, a fine unmounted mint example of this rarity, only one sheet of one-hundred can exist. Raybaudi Certificate (1997). Sass. 36A, €45,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1934 Surcharge set, first printing, very lightly hinged, slightly toned original gum, pencilled signatures and E. Diena Certificate (1985). S.G. 35-40, £1,700, Sass. €2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1934 Surcharge set of six, unmounted mint, off-white gum; Dante Bolaffi Certificate (1962). S.G. 35-40, £1,700; Sassone 35-40, €4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1934 (16 Jun.) 2l. 05 on 2l. sepia, variety no comma between '2' and '05', in a block of four with three normal; large part original gum. S.G. 37a, 37, £1,625; Sass. 37 var. €1,280+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1948 Tobias Air 250L. and 500L., very well centred, unmounted mint with light even gum ageing. S.G. 137-38, £1,700, Sassone 16, 17, €700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1953-60 Air 500l. green and deep turquoise-green, perforated 14, unmounted mint; rare. S.G. 190b, £5,500; Sass. 33/I €6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican1953-60 Air 500l. green and deep turquoise-green, perforated 14, large part original gum; rare. Signed A. D(iena) and accompanied by his Certificate (1962). S.G. 190b, £5,500; Sass. 33/I €6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Zululand1894-96 £5 purple and black on red, large part original gum with part hinge remainder. Pencil signature on reverse. B.P.A. Certificate (1952). S.G. 29, £5,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.