The 'Lionheart' Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part XV

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The 'Lionheart' Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part XV

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(x) Antigua1862 rough perf. 14 to 16, 6d. blue-green, horizontal pair with part original gum, Morton-Evans re-entry on 'ce' of 'pence' on left stamp; fresh colour, a rare multiple. S.G. 1, £1,600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Antigua1882 CA 2½d. red-brown, plate number '1' block of four from the lower left of the sheet, lightly mounted mint; the lower pair unmounted, fine and a rare multiple. S.G. 22, £760+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Antigua1884-87 CA 1/- mauve block of four, the top left stamp showing variety top left triangle detached, from positions R3/ 3-4, R4/ 3-4. Large part original gum with minor bends, the lower pair remaining unmounted. Fine and a scarce positional multiple. S.G. 30, 30a, £2,480+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Antigua1921-29 Multiple Script CA 2d. grey cancelled by St. John's 14.12.25 c.d.s. in black with variety watermark sideways. Tiny perf. fault at top, otherwise fine and exceptionally scarce being the only known recorded used. S.G. 70a, £3,500provenance:Alexander Reid, Spink, 11 March 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bahamas1861-62, rough perf. 14 to 16, 1d. lake horizontal pair; large part original gum. Fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1983). S.G. 4, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bahamas1861 rough perf. 14 to 16, 6d. pale dull lilac; part original gum with paper adhesion on reverse and tiny incision in margin at foot. B.P.A. Certificate (1974). A scarce stamp. S.G. 6aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bahamas1861-62, perforation trial 11 to 12½, 1d. lake block of four, perforated on three sides (perf. 11¾ at top, perf. 11½ at left and right) remaining imperforate at foot, horizontally and vertically between. Positions 48-49 / 59-59 with position 58 showing plate flaw "Apostrophe between second "in" of "interinsular". Part original gum with some pressed creasing affecting only the left hand pair. A scarce multiple. S.G. 7, £7,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bahamas1863-77 perf. 14, 4d. dull rose, variety watermark inverted; large part original gum with a few minor faults though a scarce stamp with fresh appearance. Signed 'A.D (iena).' and with R.P.S. Certificate (2002). S.G. 36w, unpriced.provenance:Morris Ludington, Spink, Lot 1225, 9-10 Nov. 1999Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bahamas1883 4d. on 6d. deep violet; unused with traces of gum and a few short perfs. Brandon Certificate (1977). S.G. 45, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1852-55 blued paper, (½d.) deep green in a block of four with good to large margins all round; large part original gum with fine appearance and rich colour. S.G. 2, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbadosc.1850's prepared for use but not issued (no value) slate-blue block of sixty (10x6) and a block of fifty (10x5) being the bottom six rows of a sheet and upper portion of the sheet. Position 104 shows "Spot on Sail" plate flaw and 109 shows "Throat Flaw". Both blocks folded vertically through centre, with ample margins where they are not sheet margins and full original gum. A wonderful pair of multiples. S.G. 5a, £3,080+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1858 1/- black block of nine (3x3) unused without gum; a few minor bends though good to large margins all round and an appealing multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). S.G. 12a, £2,025provenance:Vestey, September 2015Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1861-1878 a small mint group comprising 1861-70 4d. dull brown-red vertical pair from the top of the sheet with portion of adjoining stamp at left and right, 1/- brown-black block of four, 1873 5/- dull rose, 1875-81 1/- aniline violet (no gum) and 4d. red horizontal pair with Philatelic Foundation Certificate (1987), ex. Gilbert. A good group, mostly large part original gum. Cat. £2,300+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1861-70 (4d.) dull vermilion, Plate II, block of four from the left of the sheet showing portion of the adjoining stamps at right. Large part original gum, vertical crease affecting only the left hand pair, the uppermost stamp with tiny gum thin, nevertheless and highly attractive multiple. S.G. 28, £1,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1861-70 6d. bright orange-vermilion block of four; large part original gum, the block with beautiful bright colour. S.G. 31, £640+ provenance:Harmers, London 8 June 1978Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1861-70 6d. dull orange-vermilion block of four; part original gum with fine fresh appearance. R.P.S. Certificate (2016) S.G. 32, £720Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1870-71 1/- black, variety imperforate with good to large margins all round, cancelled by two part c.d.s., Tiny nick in the top right margin, otherwise fine and unusual. B.P.A. Certificate (1963). S.G. 47 var., unpriced.Note: Stanley Gibbons mention the existence of the (½d.) green imperforate priced at £1,300 for an unused pair.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1875-81, perf. 14, 3d. mauve-lilac block of four; large part original gum with the lower-left stamp remaining unmounted with pencil signature on reverse. Good centring and an appealing delicate colour. S.G. 75, £680Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1875-81 perf. 14x12½, 4d. red; part original gum, minor perf. fault at left though a very attractive example of this scarce stamp. Certificate of Opinion (1977) signed Robson Lowe and David Parsons. S.G. 84, £5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1878 provisional issue 1d. on half 5/- dull rose (3) alongside 1879 1/- dull mauve, each tied to piece by Barbados 10.04.78 c.d.s. A scarce piece, signed Calves. S.G. 81 and 86Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1893 (10 Aug.) printed "parcel post. insured parcel. / certificate of posting (210 x 198mm.) from Bridge Town to London. The parcel was insured at £3.0.0, charged 6d. and franked by 1892 (11 July) ½d. on 4d. pale brown block of six (3x3) and two strips of three, one strip with each stamp showing variety double surcharge in red and black, all of which tied by Barbados Parcel Post c.d.s. with further strike on receipt. Receipt is signed "H.H. Heath / for Postmaster with a few filing folds well clear of the adhesives and discreet paper reinforcements on the reverse. A wonderful and un...

(x) Barbados1897-98 Diamond Jubilee, blued paper set of nine from ¾d. to 2/6d.; large part original gum, 2/6d. with crease. Scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (1961) for 1d. S.G. 125-133, £997Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bechuanaland1888 £1 lilac and black, large part original gum with one or two light gum wrinkles otherwise very well centred and fine. S.G. 20, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bechuanaland1888 £5 lilac and black, large part original gum, very lightly mounted; a good example of this scarce high value. S.G. 21, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bechuanaland1893-95 1d. carmine, two examples, both with variety broken 'ch' of 'bechuanaland', one with normal overprint reading downwards, the other with variety overprint reading upwards. The former with large part original gum and the latter with no gum. A fine and unusual pair. R.P.S. (2019) for first and B.P.A. (2019) for the other. S.G. 38var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bechuanaland1899 (22 Nov.) Cape Government Railways "on her majesty's service" printed envelope locally addressed, bearing 1891-1904 4d. bisected vertically tied by "palapye station" 22.11.99 c.d.s. and with manuscript "RW Postmaster" beneath the adhesive. Envelope roughly opened meaning that part of the flap and small piece from top right are missing and with a few folds well clear of the stamp. An exceptionally scarce scarce bisect usage, only known used at Palapye Station. R.P.S. Certificate (1932). S.G. 35a, £2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pre...

(x) BechuanalandTati Concessions1895 set of six from 1/- to £5; unmounted mint with a few light gum wrinkles throughout, as to be expected. Fine and scarceSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

BermudaA True World Rarity. The Unique Unused Example.1861 Postmaster's Stamp, W.B. Perot(1d.) carmine-red on bluish horizontally laid paper, a crisp rich red strike, cut square and not obliterated, the faintest trace of a wrinkle mentioned strictly for accuracy; The unique unused example and of the highest exhibition quality. A true world rarity. B.P.A. (1984 and 1991) and R.P.S. (1991) Certificates. S.G. O6, £150,000literature:"Encyclopaedia of Rare and Famous Stamps" Volumes 1 and 2 by L.N. Williamsprovenance:D. Melat, November 1985Harmer's of London, May 1989Bridger & Kay (Guernsey) Ltd.,...

(x) Bermuda1865-1903, perf. 14x12½, 1/- green vertical strip of three, variety imperforate between; large part original gum with minor tone spots and light wrinkling, the lower stamp with faint trace of a bend, otherwise fine and a striking piece of great rarity. Signed Herbert Bloch and with B.P.A. Certificate (2003). S.G. 11a, £12,000Note: This variety exists between the 8th. and 9th., and 9th. and 10th. rows of each pane, probably on one sheet. Thus there were a possible twenty four vertical strips with the errorprovenance:Henry Hick, Robson Lowe, 23 September 1975Subject to 5% tax on Hamm...

(x) Bermuda1875 1d. on 2d. dull blue, variety no stop after 'penny'; part original gum, very fresh and fine. A superb example of this great rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (2006). S.G. 15a, £25,000Note: Fewer than twelve examples of this stamp exist, of which the majority are usedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bermuda1918-34 with 1918-22 set of six from 2/- to £1 overprinted "specimen", £1 purple and black red, variety 'break in scroll', top right marginal showing plate '1' and 1922-34 10/- green and red on pale emerald 'broken crown and scroll' [2/12], part to large part original gum and generally fine. S.G. 51bs-55s, 55a, 92b, £2,350Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Multiple Script CA2/6d. used, some fiscally (9), a range of shades including black and bright orange-vermilion on deep blue. Mixed condition but a useful group. S.G. 89, cat. c.£900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Multiple Script CA2/6d. black and bright orange-vermilion on deep blue, lower left corner marginal showing plate number '1'; unmounted mint with fine fresh appearance. B.P.A. Certificate (2002). S.G. 89k, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Multiple Script CA2/6d. black and bright orange-vermilion on deep blue, cancelled by unclear datestamp; some minor surface abrasion in places mentioned only for the sake of accuracy, otherwise fine and a scarce shade. S.G. 89k, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Multiple Script CA12/6d. grey and orange block of four with sheet margin at foot, the lower right hand stamp showing variety 'gash in fruit and leaf'; unmounted mint and very fine. S.G. 93, 93g, £1,550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Watermark Multiple Script CA12/6d. grey and orange upper left corner marginal example showing plate number '1'; mounted in the margin only leaving the stamp unmounted mint. Fine and attractive. S.G. 93, £250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BermudaPostal Fiscals1937 12/6d. grey and orange upper right corner marginal example showing plate number '1' and with variety 'break in scroll'; large part original, typical streaky gum. Fine and a wonderful example of this scarce stamp. S.G. F1a, £4,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1850-51 medium wove paper 'Cottonreel' 12c. black on blue, thick rule, type A, cut square, just touching at foot; lightly cancelled by "demerara/29 oc/1850" c.d.s. and with initials "WHL" of clerk W.H. Lortimer. A superb example of this classic first issue rarity. R.P.S. (1959) and Ceremuga (2019) Certificates. S.G. 5, £35,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1853-59 original printing 1c. vermilion, Type IV with flat '8' in upper right corner, neatly cancelled by part "demerara/oc 23/1855"; good to large margins all round with tiny trace of a thin in the upper margin mentioned only for the sake of total accuracy otherwise fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1984). S.G. 11, £1,700 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1857-59 lithographic transfers by Waterlow, Second Stone 1c. brownish red, Type A, neatly cancelled by part double arc Berbice date-stamp and complete single ring Demerara 14.01.60 date-stamp.; good to very large margins all round. Fine. S.G. 13, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1857-59 lithographic transfers by Waterlow, Second Stone 1c. dull red, Type B horizontal pair used, cancelled by two strikes of single ring Demerara date-stamp; good to large margins all round with areas of minor toning, nevertheless a scarce multiple. S.G. 14, £5,000provenance:Dale-Lichtenstein, Harmers New York, 18 February 1896Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1853-55 4c. (paler) blue used, cancelled by part Berbice double-arc c.d.s 30.07.58; good to large margins all round. B.P.A. Certificate (1960). S.G. 19, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1853-55 4c. pale blue used, cancelled by part Berbice double arc 30.12.58 datestamp; spacious margins all round and with flaw below the 'P' of 'Postage'. Fresh colour and very fine appearance. S.G. 20, £700 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1853-55 4c. pale blue used, cancelled by part Demerara double-arc datestamp (30.10.56); some tiny peripheral thins as to be expected. R.P.S. Certificate (2017). Scarce. S.G. 20, £700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1860-83 1c. pale rose, Type A; part original gum. A fine example with good colour. S.G. 29, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1860-63 24c. grey-lilac; large part original gum with light paper adhesions along left hand side. Fresh and fine with lovely colour and centring. S.G. 37, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1875-76 6c. ultramarine, perf. 15; large part original gum with fresh appearance. Signed A.D (iena). S.G. 111, £1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1882 perforated 'specimen' issue, two masts 1c. magenta (2) and 2c. yellow (2) and three masts 1c. magenta (2) and 2c. yellow (2), all perforated diagonally right, reading downwards, each type with one normal and one inverted 'specimen'; unused without gum generally fine though the three mast 2c. stamps with faults. S.G. 162-165, £710+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British GuianaRevenues1888-89 Provisional Inland Revenue set of fifteen from 1c. to $5, the 4c. in a horizontal pair, the right hand stamp with large figure '4' variety; large part original gum mostly fine with some even gum toning throughout as to be expected. S.G. 175-189, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British GuianaOfficials1877 6c. brown; large part original gum with the merest trace of a hinge; very fresh. Superb. R.P.S. Certificate (1968). S.G. O9, £5,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British GuianaOfficials1877 prepared for use, but not issued 12c. pale violet, 24c. green; large part original gum, both values with traces of toning to one or two perfs. otherwise fine and very fresh. S.G. O11, O12, £4,050Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Levant1887-96 40pa on 1887 2½d. purple on blue of Great Britain, variety surcharge double used, tied to small piece by part "british post office / constantinople" 31.05.1901. Very fine used and scarce. Signed "AD" and with B.P.A. Certificate (2020). S.G. 4a, £2,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Post Offices in Siam1882-85 CC 5d. purple-brown; unused without gum, a few bends and light surface abrasion. Scarce. Bach and Eichele Certificate (2002). S.G. 4, £475Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Post Offices in Siam1882-85 CA 2c. pale rose block of eight (4x2), stamps three and seven with large thins and paper adhesion at bottom right, variously reinforced though a striking multiple with fresh colour. S.G. 15, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Solomon Islands1907 2½d. orange-yellow vertical pair imperforate between, unused with no gum. A very attractive example of this classic rarity. R.P.S. Certificate (2019). S.G. 4a, £7,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Brunei1979 Opening of Ports and Harbours, prepared for use but not issued 12s., 20s., 25s. and 75s., fresh and fine unmounted mint. Exceptionally rare with very few sets known. Unlisted in S.G.; ISC 301-304, unpricedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 1ch. orange and green horizontal pair, setting III , positions 9-10, the right hand stamp showing variety no stop after 'occupation'; large part original gum with pencil signature on reverse. Very fresh and fine. Sadri (2020). S.G. 1, 1a, £460+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 1kr. carmine and blue horizontal strip of five, setting I, [6-10], [9] with no stop after 'occupation' and stamp 10 showing broken 'bu' of 'bushire', cancelled by three part strikes of 'Bouchir' 2(?).09.15. Perforations a little fragile between stamps, a fine and attractive used multiple. Sadri Certificate (2020) with his pencil signature and initials 'M.A.' on reverse. S.G. 10, 10a, 10var, £1,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BushirePostal Stationery1915 5ch. red unused U.P.U. card overprinted "bushire / under british / occupation". Tiny bend in card otherwise fine and scarce. Sadri Certificate (2014). Persiphila PC34Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BushirePostal Stationery1915 5ch. red U.P.U. card overprinted "bushire / under british / occupation" addressed locally with two strikes of 'Bouchir' 18.08.15 d.s. Fine and scarce. Signed Sadri. Persiphila PC34Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Canada1897 Jubilee set of sixteen from ½d. to $5; large part original gum, mostly lightly hinged and generally fine with a few minor imperfections. Fresh colour, $5 fairly well centred and a very scarce set. S.G. 121-140, £6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1853-64 mint and used group on Hagner pages (140+ and some forgeries) including 1855-63 1d., 4d., 6d. and 1/- values all used with much duplication in mixed condition including some faulty space fillers but also some better examples noted, 4d. including a pair and a block of three, some Woodblocks including 1d. and 4d. (mixed condition), 1863-64 De la Rue including 1d., 4d. and 1/- all mint and also a variety of used examples including 4d. pairs (3), also a range of 'used' forgeries; an interesting lot in very mixed condition, but plenty good, viewing recommendedSubject t...

(x) Cape of Good Hope1853, paper slightly blued, 1d. brick-red block of four with large to very large margins all round, just cut into on one short side, neatly cancelled. An attractive multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (1994). S.G. 3, £1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1855-64 mint and used selection on a Hagner page (13) comprising 1855-63 white paper 1d. rose and 4d. blue (R.P.S. Cert.) with part original gum, 1855-63 used with 4d. blue (2), 6d. pale rose lilac and 1/- green, 186-64 De la Rue 1d. mint (2) and used and 4d. blue used (4); a good group, chiefly fresh and fine with good marginsSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1893-98 set of eight from ½d. to 5/- in blocks of four with additional 1/- shade block of four; large part original gum, generally fine with a few minor imperfections, scarce multiples. S.G. 61-68, £1,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good HopeVryburg1899 ½d. on ½d. green vertical pair, the upper stamp with surcharge measuring 12mm. high, the lower stamp with surcharge measuring 10mm. high; large part original gum, the upper stamp with minor faults though a scarce pair and a desirable positional piece. B.P.A. Certificate (1989), S.G. 1, 1b, £2,475+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good HopeMafeking Siege1900 6d. on 1897-1902 Bechuanaland 2d. green and carmine, damaged "g" in "besieged" [4]; large part original gum with isolated spot on single perf. at foot, otherwise fine and scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (2004). S.G. 8, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cayman Islands1917 (4 Sept.) 1½d. on 2½d. deep blue; large part original gum with a couple of negligible tone spots. Philatelic Foundation Certificate (2000). S.G. 55, £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cayman Islands1921-26 MCA set of five to 10/- in corner blocks of four (with additional 3d. block of six from the right of the sheet) and Script set of fourteen to 10/-, all in corner blocks of four, part to large part original gum; rare multiples. S.G. 60-83Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-67 mint and used collection on album pages with duplication and multiples including 1857-59 imperf. 1d. unused (2) and used (24, including a strip of three), 2d. used (20), 4d. used (2), 5d. used (7, including a pair) 6d. mint (2) and used (20), 9d. used, 10d. unused and used (10), 1/- unused and used (12), 1/9d. used (6), 2/- used (2), 1861-64 Star with values to 2/- used and some multiples, 1867 with values to 2/- used etc., mixed condition but huge catalogue valueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-1952 mint and used collection on album pages including a range of mainly used Chalon heads, also some unused and mint, some with certificates, later surcharges including some surcharge errors such as inverted and double, King George V with sets to 20r. mint, King George VI with values to 10r. mint, War Stamps, Officials both mint and used, etc., mixed condition in places, huge catalogue valueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1861-64 Watermark Star issue collection written up on pages, mainly used with duplication and with pairs, also with single mint examples of most values including 4d rose-red, 1/9d. light green and 2/- dull blue;a useful collection. Cat. in excess of £12,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-59 4d. dull rose with close to good margins (just touching outer frame-line on left side), centrally cancelled with barred oval an attractive and fine example of this classic rarity. S.G. 4, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1861-64 clean-cut perf. 14 to 15½, 4d. dull rose, unused with gum redistribution, fine. S.G. 21, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1861-64 clean-cut perf. 14 to 15½, 8d. brown, unused with large part original gum, perfs. trimmed a little at top right, though showing the full design. Fine and scarce. S.G. 24, £2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1863-65 2d. yellowish green, unused without gum, discreet repair to lower right corner though insignificat considering the extreme rarity; one of only four unused examples recorded, one of which is in the collection of Her Majesty The Queen. R.P.S. Certificate (1991). S.G. 50d, £9,000provenance:De Worms, Harmer's London, 1938Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1867-70 6d. deep brown block of four, unused without gum, fresh and fine. S.G. 67, £560Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1886 (23 Nov.) front registered to London, endorsed "Stamped & Registered", bearing 1882 20c. on 64c. red-brown 'L' shaped block of five, the upper pair in the block showing variety surcharge double, all tied by barred 'A' oval cancels, showing "r" in oval, "colombo/registered" and London registered datestamps; front with reinforcements to filing folds that have weakened, nevertheless a very rare usage of this variety. R.P.S. Certificate (1972). S.G. 143, 143a, £1,800 single off coverprovenance:De Worms, Harmer's London, 1938Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT o...

(x) Ceylon1912-15 MCA 100r. grey-black, marginal from the left of the sheet with large part original gum, fresh and fine. S.G. 321, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1912-15 MCA 1000r. purple on red overprinted "specimen", large part original gum; very fine and with good centring. S.G. 323s, £1,900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1921-32 Script 50r., unused with large part original gum with good centring; tiny blue mark on King's neck, otherwise a fine example. S.G. 358, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1921-32 100r. dull purple and blue, unused with large part original gum that shows some light off-setting from a printed album, well centred and fine. S.G. £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Collections and RangesA mainly mint King George VI collection in a stockbook with 1938-39 sets and part sets from most colonies including Aden, Antigua, Ascension, Bermuda, Bahrain, Cayman Islands, Fiji, Gambia, Gibraltar, India with some Convention states and Service sets and part sets, K.U.T, Leeward Islands, Malta, Montserrat, Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia, Nyasaland, etc., mainly mounted mintSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Collections and RangesA mint group comprising Antigua 1921-29 set of seven to £1, Bermuda 1918-22 MCA set of six to £1, British Honduras 1913-21 MCA $5 and 1922-33 MCA $5, Fiji 1906-12 MCA £1, St. Vincent 1904-11 MCA £1, Sierra Leone 1907-12 MCA £1 and Southern Nigeria 1907-11 MCA £1 and 1912 MCA £1; all fine mintSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Collections and RangesA group of mainly mint sets and part sets including Great Britain with 1840 1d. black used on cover, Antigua with sets and values to 5/-, Ascension with values to 2/-, Bechuanaland with overprints to 1/-, Bermuda, British Guiana, Dominica including several 5/- values, Falkland Islands with 1933 Centenary to 2/6d. and 1954 Dependencies set to £1, Gold Coast with 1889 20/-, 1902 set to 20/- etc., Ireland, Malta, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago 1953-59 set to $4.80 in plate blocks of four, Virgin Islands with various sets to 5/- and Zululand 1888 set with values to 1...

(x) Collections and RangesA mainly mint group on Hagner pages and stock cards with emphasis on British West Indies including Bahamas with 1917 Red Cross 1d. group including overprinted "specimen" and some varieties (11 in all), Cyprus 1881 ½d. on 1d. with surcharge double (BPA Cert.), Gambia with specimens and issued sets, Grenada including 1881 ½d. mauve imperforate pair from the top of the sheet, 1906 2d. orange with watermark inverted (BPA Cert.), 1913 and 1922 sets to 10/-, Gold Coast with specimens and issued sets, Jamaica with 1½d. War Stamps block of four with plate nuber used on piece...

(x) Collections and RangesA mainly mint selection on stockcards and Hagner pages including Ascension with 1934 set to 5/-, Barbados, Cayman Islands 1935 set to 10/-, Cyprus 1934 set to 45pi., 1938-51 set to £1, 1955-60 set to £1 and 1960 set to "1, Canada 1870 small type 2c. green block of four with part imprint, Madagascar 1895 4d. rose vertical pair variety imperforate between, Malaya Straits Settlements Revenue KGVI $100 used, St. Helena 1922 £1 mint, St. Vincent with specimen sets, etc. chiefly fine and freshSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Collections and Ranges1869-1951 collection on album pages including Nauru, Norfolk Island including 1947 First Day Cover, North Borneo with 1886 imperfs to 10c., most other sets and values to $10 CTO, 1939 set to $5 mint, 1945 BMA overprint set mint, 1950 set to $10 mint, New Guinea with 1918 N.W. Pacific Islands overprints to 5/- mint, New Hebrides with 1911 surcharge set, 1925 Script set to 5/-, 1938 set to 10fr., Niue, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Sabah, Sarawak with 1888-97 set to $1, 1899-1908 set to $1 mint, 1923 and 1929 sets to $1, 1934-41 set to $10, 1945 BMA set to $10, Tonga, etc.,...

(x) Collections and RangesA beautifully presented collection of mainly Specimen sets housed in a German "Die Raubpolitik Englands Im Spiegel Der Briefmarke" red album some highlights include Great Britain with 1939 1/-, 2/6d., 5/- and 10/- all handstamped "specimen", Falkland Islands 1933 Centenary set to £1, Palestine 1927-45 set to 200m., Sarawak 1934-41 set to $10, Transjordan 1913 set to £1, a number of 1935 Silver Jubilee and 1937 Coronation sets, most King George VI definitive sets all perforated "specimen" etc., chiefly very fine and fresh, hinged to album pagesSubject to 5% tax on Ha...

(x) Cook Islands1892 1d. black vertical pair imperforate between, large part original gum with a few paper adhesions and gum bends mentioned for the sake of accuracy, negligible when considering this great rarity. Brandon Certificate (2003). S.G. 1a, £10,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cook IslandsNiue1932 2½d. black and deep blue corner marginal vertical pair, both impressions showing dramatic variety centre inverted, unmounted mint with typically crackly gum and natural gum bends; a superb multiple of this scarce variety. S.G. 58var.provenance:Cunliffe, Spink Shreves, 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cyprus1880 (1 April)½d. rose, plate 19, KX, from the right of the sheet with sheet margin neatly trimmed; unused without gum though very fine and fresh. Signed Holcombe. S.G. 1, £5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cyprus1880 (1 April)1d. red GB-HC, block of four, plate 193, unused with part original gum which has been redistributed; nevertheless of fresh appearance and a desirable multiple. S.G. 2, £3,200+ Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cyprus1880 (1 April)1d. red, AG-BG, vertical pair, upper stamp variety overprint omitted, large part original gum; usual gum wrinkles, a very fine and handsome example of this great rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (2020). S.G. 2b, £27,000provenance:W.L.E. Miller, Robson Lowe, Basel, October 1977Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cyprus1881 ½d. on 1d. red block of four, ED-FE, plate 181, unused with superb original gum with only the faintest traces of mounting; some perf. splitting vertically though a very fine and scarce multiple. S.G. 7, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cyprus1881 CC ½pi. to 6pi. set of five, 2½pi. with small upper right corner thin, otherwise very fresh and fine, lightly mounted mint. S.G. 11-15, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cyprus1886 CC '½/½' (Type 10, 8mm. spacing) on ½pi. emerald-green horizontal pair, well-centred and in the distinctive pale shade, one slightly short perf at top left and a minor horizontal gum bend not affecting the appearance; an extremely rare and otherwise fine multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). S.G. 28, £16,000+provenance:W.L.E. Miller, Robson Lowe, Basel, October 1977Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cyprus1923 MCA 10/- green and red on pale-yellow and £1 purple and black on red, very fine and lightly mounted mint. The £1 signed A. D(iena) and L. Miro. S.G. 100-101, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cyprus1924-28 Script set of twenty-one to £1, three sets, chiefly fine and large part original gum. S.G. 102-122 (exc. 117a), £1,650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cyprus1928 Script £5 black and yellow, unmounted mint; very minor corner bend at lower left not affecting the fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 117a, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Falkland Islands1904-12 MCA ½d. to 5/- set of eight, each overprinted "specimen", large part original gum. S.G. 43s-50s, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Falkland Islands1912-20 MCA ½d. to £1 set of eleven, each overprinted "specimen", 3/- and 10/- with slightly toned gum otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. 60s-69s, £1,900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Falkland Islands1933 Centenary of British Administration½d. to £1 set of twelve, lightly mounted mint; the 5/- from the right of the sheet, fine and scarce. S.G. 127-138, £4,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Falkland Islands1933 Centenary of British Administration5/- black and yellow-orange, lightly mounted mint; very fine example of this scarce shade. B.P.A Certificate (1974). S.G. 136a, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Fiji1892-93 5d. on 4d. dull purple, pane of fifty from the foot of the sheet, original gum with the majority unmounted, a few minor faults and some trivial tone spots in places; remarkably fine condition for a scarce multiple. S.G. 73a, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gambia1902-05 CA set of twelve to 3/- and 1904-06 MCA set of twelve to 2/-, all used, generally with clear cancellations. S.G. 45-68, £825Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1886 overprint set of eight (two 1/- values) all overprinted "specimen" (Samuel Type D12), one of the 1/- values with 'm' partially filled in and bird on the centre arm of 'e', a few gum bends in places and 6d. with central thin, nevertheless a very rare set of Specimen overprints. S.G. 1s-3s/ 4as-7s, £5,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1886 overprint set of seven to 1/-, large part original gum, 2½d. with a couple of minor tone spots on the reverse, 1/- signed George Buhler etc., chiefly fine. S.G. 1-7, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1889-96 10c. carmine, variety value omitted, large part original gum; a fine example of this scarce and popular error. P.F.S.A. Certificate (2004). S.G. 23b, £7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1925-32 Script £5 violet and black, very lightly mounted mint; a fine and fresh example of this popular high value. S.G. 108, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1925-32 Script £5 violet and black, large part original gum; fine and fresh. S.G. 108, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gold Coast1875-1924 mainly mint collection on pages including 1875 1d. blue signed A.Diena, 4d. unused without gum, 1876-84 CC ½d., 1d., 2d., 4d. and 6d. all used, also 4d. unused, 1884-91 CA to 2/- mint and with duplication along with some used, 1889 1d. on 6d. orange, 1889-94 5/-, 10/- and 20/- dull mauve and black on red both mint and used, 1902 CA set to 20/- including 3 20/- values, one with plate number, later complete sets, some values with plate numbers and including 1921-24 £2; a good collection, plenty in fine conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on...

(x) Gold Coast1907-13 MCA prepared for use but not issued 10/- green and red on green, overprinted "specimen", large part original gum. S.G. 69s, £350Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1867-83 £5 orange on blued paper, DF, overprinted "specimen" (Type 9), well-centred and with large part original gum; a fine example. S.G. 133s, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1867-83 £5 orange on white paper, AC, overprinted "specimen" (Type 11), a few short perfs at top and partly redistributed gum; fresh appearance. S.G. 137s, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1884 Crowns £1 brown-lilac, LC, overprinted "specimen" (Type 9), large part original gum; fine and fresh. S.G. 185s, £2,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) GrenadaThe Rowland Hill "Cancelled" Obliterator1861 6d. rose, handstamped with a superb strike of the "cancelled" obliterator at lower left, position 3 in the Peter Jaffe reconstruction (although not recorded or illustrated in his book), very rare, with only three examples recorded, one of which is housed in the Royal Philatelic Collection. S.G. 3, £10,000Note: In August 1861 the printers, Perkins, Bacon & Co., provided six examples of each stamp in their possession to Ormond Hill (eldest son of Rowland Hill) for members of his family. These fascinating stamps and the story behind their ap...

(x) Grenada1875 (Dec.) 1d. green, perf. 14, block of ten with large part original gum, very fresh and fine appearance. A magnificent and rare multiple. S.G. 14, £850+provenance:Stanley Gibbons Auction, October 1978Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Grenada1878 6d. vermilion perf 15, part original gum and very fresh and vivid colour; rare in such fine quality. Signed Herbert Bloch. S.G. 17, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Grenada1881 (April) 1d. green, rough perf. 14½, horizontal strip of three, fresh and fine with rich colour, part original gum with natural gum wrinkles; very well centred, rare. S.G. 19, £510+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, November 1985Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Grenada1881 (April) 2½d. rose-lake, horizontal pair from the right of the sheet, variety imperforate between, part original gum; fresh colour and fine appearance, a great rarity. S.G. 22b, £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Grenada1950 (Mar.) 2½d. bright blue, perforated 12½ x 13½, lightly used with indistinct 1950 datestamp. S.G. 157aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Hong Kong1903 CA 1c. to $10 set of fifteen, each overprinted "specimen", part original gum, a little paper adhesion to the back of most values not affecting the fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 622-76s, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Hong Kong1912-21 MCA $5 blue-green on olive back, large part original gum; fine and fresh. R.P.S. Certificate (2017). S.G. 115b, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Hong Kong1938-52 Script 1c. to $10 almost complete set of twenty-two (no 30c. yellow-olive), the majority unmounted mint, 50c. and $2 red-orange and green lightly mounted mint. Chiefly fine and fresh. S.G. 140-162 (no 151), £950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Hong KongPostal Fiscal Stamps1874-1902 perf. 15½ x 15 $2 olive-green and $3 dull violet, both handstamped "specimen" diagonally (Type HK4) and 1891 $5 on $10 purple on red, part or large part original gum. S.G. F1, F2 and F9Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Hong KongPostal Fiscal Stamps1897 'one dollar' on $2 olive-green, variety both Chinese handstamps omitted, large part original gum, slightly soiled at top otherwise fine. S.G. F11a, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

IndiaA Magnificent Example of Exhibition Quality1854 4a. blue and red (2nd printing) Head Die II, Frame Die I, cut square with full margins showing the wavy lines and corner ornaments on all four sides, toned original gum as always, a striking example of this rare stamp. Brandon Certificate (2018). S.G. 19, £26,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ireland1927 2/6d. to 10/- set of three, each in a pair showing composite wide and narrow dates, the 2/6d. and 5/- in horizontal pairs and the 10/- in a vertical pair; very lightly mounted mint, fine and scarce. S.G. 83a-85a, £2,000+; Hib. €4,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Italian East AfricaBritish Occupation1941 unissued surcharge set of nine to 10l. on 5l., surcharged in black instead of red, fresh and fine mint. Raybaudi Certificate (2008). Sass. 2l-7l, €11,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Jamaica1905-11 MCA 1/- black on green block of four from the upper left of the sheet with sheet number '173', and showing variety '$'for 's'in 'shilling'[2/2], large part original gum, hinge reinforcement at foot between the lower horizontal pair; a fine and attractive positional piece. S.G. 54, 54a, £950+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Jamaica1917 (March) ½d. green 'war stamp' (Type 21), block of six from the lower right of the sheet with plate number '1', variety overprint on the reverse only, unmounted mint, a few minor natural gum wrinkles, fine and striking. S.G. 73c, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Jamaica1921 Abolition of Slavery, watermark Script sideways, 6d. red and dull blue-green, overprinted "specimen", large part original gum. S.G. 91s, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1897-1927 mint group on album pages including 1897-1903 CC 1r. to 50r. overprinted "specimen" and also the issued stamps with duplication including 1r. (4), 2r., 3r. (3), 4r., 5r., 10r., and 20r. (2), 1922-27 1c. to 31 set of twenty, with two of each value, some marginal or with plate number; chiefly good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1903-10 mint King Edward VII selection on album pages including 1903-04 CA/CC set to 50r. (50r. re-perforated at top) along with some duplication and a 50r. overprinted "specimen", 1904-07 MCA set to 20r. with some duplication (20r. a little toned), 1907-08 new currency set to 75c. (2 of each value) and 1910 redrawn 6c. red; condition a little mixed in places but plenty good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1903-04 CA 50r. grey and red-brown, part original gum, closed tear at upper right, nevertheless fresh and bright colour. S.G. 16, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1912-21 Watermark Multiple Crown CA1c. to 500r., set of twenty each in a block of four, locally handstamped "specimen" in violet, lightly mounted mint, rare multiples; superb. S.G. 44s-63sSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1912-21 Watermark Multiple Crown CA20r. black and purple on red and 20r. purple and blue on blue, lightly mounted mint; fine and fresh. S.G. 59 and 60, £1,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1912-21 Watermark Multiple Crown CA50r. dull rose-red and dull greyish green, large part original gum; fine and fresh. S.G. 61, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1912-21 Watermark Multiple Crown CA100r. purple and black on red, very lightly mounted mint; a well-centred and fresh example of this popular and rare high value, superb. S.G. 62, £9,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1921 Script 50r. carmine and green, plate number '1' example from the lower right of the sheet, large part original gum; fine and rare. S.G. 75, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Script CA1c. to £100 set of thirty, all overprinted "specimen", very fine and fresh with good colours and large part original gum; a rare and popular set of Specimen stamps. S.G. 76s-105s, £22,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Script CA£3 purple and yellow and £4 black and magenta (defective at upper left corner), both overprinted "specimen", large part original gum, a few trivial gum wrinkles. S.G. 97s-98s, £1,175Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Script CA£5 black and blue overprinted "specimen", very well-centered and lightly mounted. S.G. 99s, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Script CA£10 green and black, well-centred and fresh appearance, large part original gum which is very lightly toned; a handsome example of this popular and rare high value. Brandon Certificate (1997). S.G. 100, £15,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Script CA£20 red and green, overprinted "specimen", centred to left, large part original gum. S.G. 101s, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Script CA£25 black and red, overprinted "specimen", well-centred and with fresh and fine appearance, lightly mounted mint. S.G. 102s, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Script CA£50 black and brown, overprinted "specimen", lightly mounted mint; a fine example. S.G. 103s, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Script CA£75 purple and grey, overprinted "specimen", large part original gum, a fine example of this rare stamp. S.G. 104s, £4,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Labuan1902-03 set of twelve all from the right of the sheet and each showing variety line through 'b', large part original gum. S.G. 117c-128b, £1,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Labuan1901 Postage Due 8c. black and vermilion, variety frame inverted, cancelled-to-order as are all of the few known examples; fine. Behr Certificate (2012). S.G. D6ba, £8,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Leeward Islands1897 Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee1/- green and red, block of eight with interpanneau margin at left, slightly toned unmounted gum; a fine and attractive multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (1967). S.G. 15, £1,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Leeward Islands1897 Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee5/- green and blue, used by part indistinct cancellation, toned corner perf at lower right; scarce. R.P.S. Certificate (1967). S.G. 16, £950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Leeward Islands1897 Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee5/- green and blue on envelope sent to St. Kitts, tied to 'colonial bank' by 'a11' St. Kitts Duplex in black (Feb. 21), a fine and attractive philatelic cover, the 5/- very rare used. S.G. 16Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Long Island1916 (7 May) Turkish Fiscal surcharged in red by Typewriter, 2½d. on 1pi. violet and buff, large part original gum, minor diagonal gum bend of no significance for this rare stamp; fine appearance. B.P.A. Certificate (1972). S.G. 3, £8,000Note: Manuscript notation on the BPA Certificate in pencil in the hand of Peter Holcombe stating that there were twenty of these stamps overprinted, four known used and only ten recorded overall at the time of writing. provenance:Corinphila, March 1990Christie's Robson Lowe, May 1996Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Bu...

(x) Long Island1916 (7 May)½d. mauve on pale green paper with horizontal grey lines, variety '7' for '&', initialled in red ink, without gum as issued; fine and rare with only ten examples possible. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). S.G. 6b, £7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Long Island1916 (7 May)1d. black, 1d. mauve, 1d. red and 1d. blue (4) on thin horizontally laid paper, a few light creases otherwise fine, without gum as issued. S.G. 10-13, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Long Island1916 (7 May)1d. blue on thin horizontally laid paper with sheet margin at left and 6d. black on thin wove paper, both unused without gum as issued and signed on the reverse by Peter Holcombe. S.G. 11 and 35, £1,150Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Long Island1916 (7 May)1d. red on thin horizontally laid paper, variety 'onr'for'one', some minor ageing marks and slight ink run at upper right, unused without gum as issued; fine and rare. Stanley Gibbons handstamp on reverse. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). S.G. 13f, £3,000provenance:Harmer's, July 1999Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Long Island1916 (7 May)2½d. black on thin horizontally laid paper, unused without gum as issued, fine and fresh with large margins; extremely rare with only twenty examples produced in black. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). S.G. 14, £3,750provenance:Spink, February 2004Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Long Island1916 (7 May) 1/- mauve on thin horizontally laid paper, block of eight [1-4/5-8] from the top of the sheet with plate '4' at upper left, showing variety 'islana'for'island' [2]; a unique positional piece of exhibition quality. S.G. 22/22aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaBritish Military Administration1945-48 8c. grey, prepared for use but not officially issued; light diagonal gum bend, large part original gum. S.G. footnote after No.18, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaFederated Malay States1900 CC $1 to $25 set of four overprinted "specimen" and 1904-22 MCA 1c. to $5 set of twenty-six including shades, large part original gum. S.G. 23s-26s, 27-50, £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaFederated Malay States1900 CC $1, $2 and $5 and 1904-22 CA $1, $2 and $5; large part original gum and chiefly fine. S.G. 23-25, 48-50, £1,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaFederated Malay States1900 CC $25 green and orange, used with very fine strike of 'seremban/ 7 jy/ 1904' (Proud type D6), rare in such superb used condition. S.G. 26, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaFederated Malay States1904-22 MCA $25 green and orange, well-centred and with part original gum, fresh appearance. S.G. 51, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaPahang1889 8c. orange, horizontal pair both cancelled by superb strikes of 'pahang/ p.o.' c.d.s., fine and good colour. R.P.S. Certificate (1975), S.G. 2, £3,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaPerak1884-912c. pale rose, variety 'ferak'for 'perak', unused without gum. R.P.S. Certificate (2017). S.G. 19ab, £425Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaPerak1886 'one cent' on 2c. pale rose, horizontal pair the right-hand stamp with 'one'inverted, fine with part original gum; rare and attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (1980). S.G. 29a, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaPerak1886 'one cent' on 2c. pale rose, horizontal pair the left-hand stamp with 'one'inverted, part original slightly toned gum. B.P.A. Certificate (2004). S.G. 29a, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaSelangor1895-99 CC $3 green and ochre, large part original gum. S.G. 63, £700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaSelangor1895-99 CC $25 green and orange, large part original gum; well-centred and fine. S.G. 66, £5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1882 '5/cents' on 4c. rose, used with Singapore cancellation and blue commercial firms chop. R.P.S. Certificate (2017). S.G. 47, £425Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1894 3c. on 32c. carmine-rose, variety surcharge omitted, very fine and fresh with large part original gum; scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (2019) S.G. 94a, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1902-03 CA $100 purple and green on yellow, overprinted "specimen", large part original gum; fine. S.G. 122s, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1904-10 MCA $25 purple and blue on blue, pressed diagonal crease at lower left, otherwise an attractive example. S.G. 168, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1906-12 MCA $500 purple and orange, overprinted "specimen", large part original gum; fine and fresh example of this popular and scarce Specimen high value. S.G. 169s, £5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1912-23 MCA $25 purple and blue on blue, well-centred; fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. 213, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1912-23 MCA $25 purple and blue on blue, large part original gum; a good example of this scarce stamp. S.G. 213, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1912-23 MCA $500 purple and orange-brown, overprinted specimen", large part original gum. S.G. 215s, £5,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1921-33 Script $25 purple and blue on blue, overprinted "specimen", lightly mounted mint. S.G. 240bs, £450Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1921-33 Script $100 black and carmine on blue, overprinted "specimen", large part original gum. S.G. 240cs, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1921-33 Script $100 black and carmine on blue, overprinted "specimen", large part original gum, very light corner gum bend not affecting the appearance. S.G. 240cs, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1921-33 Script $100 black and carmine on blue, well-centred and lightly mounted mint; a fine example of this rarity. S.G. 240c, £10,000provenance:Spink Singapore, October 2017Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1921-33 Script $500 purple and orange-brown, overprinted "specimen", part original gum, pencil notation on reverse. S.G. 240ds, £5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits SettlementsPostal Fiscal Stamps1938-47 Script $25 purple and blue in blue, large part original browned gum as usual. S.G. F1, £1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits SettlementsPostal Fiscal Stamps1938-47 Script $100 black and carmine on blue, small repair at upper left not affecting the fine appearance of this rarity; very lightly mounted with browned gum as usual, exceedingly rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1910-83 collection on pages including 1910-19 MCA set to $25 both mint and used, 1917-18 Red Cross set including varieties, 1921-41 MCA $5 horizontal pair with plate number, Script set to $25 mint and with $50 and $100 overprinted "specimen", 1922 Malaya-Borneo set to $3 both mint and used, 1948 Silver Wedding mint and used, 1949-55 set to $5 both mint and used, Japanese Occupation issues, etc., condition a little mixed in places but plenty good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Malta1919 MCA 10/- black, unmounted mint; well-centred and very fine. signed E. D(iena) and accompanied by his Certificate (1982). S.G. 96, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Malta1919 MCA 10/- black, used by part circular datestamp; fine and rare used, signed E.D(iena). S.G. 96, £4,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Early Impressions1d. vermilion [3], large even margins used by clear central strike of '13' numeral cancel of Grand River, a few minor faults but generally very fine appearance. Signed Calves and Giulio Bolaffi. S.G. 6, £8,000provenance:Ferrary, April 1923 (Lot 344)Dale-Lichtenstein, September 1969 (Lot 27)Horoyuki Kanai, November 1993 (Lot 43) Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Early Impressions1d. orange-vermilion [4], good to large margins, unused without gum, slightly thinned and some surface rubbings have been painted in as per the R.P.S. Certificate (1972), nevertheless an attractive example of this rare stamp with good colour. S.G. 7, £35,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Early Impressions1d. orange-vermilion vertical pair [4,6] with clear to large margins, used by clear and near complete strike of boxed 'inland' cancellation; fine and with vivid colour. S.G. 7, £15,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Early Impressions2d. blue [8], large margins and cancelled by barred circle obliterator, small central thin and small nick in margin at lower left, good colour and otherwise a good example. Sismondo Certificate (2006). S.G. 8, £9,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Early Impressions2d. blue on greyish paper [7], variety 'penoe' for 'pence', used by clear central strike of numeral '1' of Mahèbourg,Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Intermediate Impressions1d. bright vermilion [6], close to good margins, cancelled by concentric circles obliterator, a little toned, otherwise a sound example. R.P.S. Certificate (1950). S.G. 10, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Intermediate Impressions2d. blue, horizontal pair [11,12], large even margins all around, cancelled by two good strikes of numeric circle obliterator, horizontal pressed crease at foot not affecting the appearance of this rare multiple. S.G. 14, £8,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Intermediate Impressions2d. blue [7], variety 'penoe'for 'pence', good to large margins and cancelled by clear strike of numeral '1' of Mahébourg; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2011). S.G. 14a, £8,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Intermediate Impressions2d. light blue on yellowish paper, block of four [5-6, 8-9], some creasing and thinning in places, small tear in last stamp nevertheless hugely rare as a block of four, generally good to large margins and traces of gum on the reverse; an important and remarkable piece of exhibition quality. S.G. 15Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Worn Impressions1d. red on bluish paper [10], good to large margins and clear impression, cancelled by numeral '14' of Riviére du Rempert, re-backed; good appearance. Signed Pfenniger. S.G. 18, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Latest Impressions1d. red on bluish paper [11], unused without gum, clear to huge margins; slightly stained at upper left, nevertheless a sound unused example of this rare stamp. S.G. 23, £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Latest Impressions1d. red [2], unused without gum, good to large margins and crisp impression, thinned at top above Queen's head, nevertheless a presentable unused example. S.G. 23, £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1848-59 Post Paid, Latest Impressions1d. red on greyish paper [7], large even margins, barred oval cancellation nd manuscript notation at right; a good example. S.G. 23, £800 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859-61 6d. blue, large part original gum, very fine and rare thus. S.G. 32, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Lapirot Issue2d. blue, a group of ten used early impression examples, a partial plate re-construction [9 and 11 missing], most examples cut into or with very close margins, the majority with faults but a useful group. S.G. 36/37, £32,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Lapirot Issue2d. blue, a group of five used early impression examples [1, 3, 7 (2) and 8] two with clear margins, the majority with faults and repairs, nevertheless a useful group particularly for plate reconstructions. S.G. 36/37 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Lapirot Issue2d. blue, early impression, [6], good to large margins and crisp barred oval cancellation; small ink handstamp on reverse; very fine. S.G. 37, £3,750provenance:Burrus, 1963"Tatiana", June 2020Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Lapirot Issue2d. blue, intermediate print, [9], good to large margins and cancelled by complete concentric circles cancellation, creased at top otherwise fine. Signed A. D(iena). Brandon Certificate (2012). S.G. 38, £1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Lapirot Issue2d. blue, worn impressions, a strip of three [9-11], a horizontal pair [unplated] and two singles [5 and 6 respectively]; all used by barred oval cancellations, mixed condition. S.G. 39 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Sherwin Issue2d. deep blue, [11], unused without gum, good to large margins and crisp impression, though extensively repaired; rejoined vertically at right along most of the left edge of 'mauritius', central thin filled, nevertheless exceedingly rare unused with only six recorded. Holcombe Opinion (1982). S.G. 40, £225,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Dardenne Issue1d. dull vermilion, good to very large margins, cancelled by barred oval, fine. S.G. 42, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Dardenne Issue2d. slate-blue, used vertical pair [40/46] tied to piece by two complete strikes of the barred oval cancellation, good to large uneven margins, showing retouch in right margin; very fine and scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (1995). S.G. 43, £2,800+provenance:Hind, June 1934 (Lot 419)Dale Lichtenstein, March 1970 (Lot 138)Kanai, November 1993 (Lot 277)Schindler, March 1996 "Tatiana", June 2020Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Dardenne Issue2d. blue, good to large margins, used with circular 'paid' cancellation, very slightly thinned at centre, fine appearance. S.G. 43a, £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 Dardenne Issue2d. blue, group of twelve used examples, mixed margins and condition but a very useful group for plate reconstruction and further study. S.G. 43-44 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1859 used group (6) comprising Lapirot 2d. blue (2), Sherwin 2d. deep blue with 'paid' circular cancellation and with Sismondo Certificate (2007), Dardenne 1d. and 2d. (2); all with faults and mixed margins, high catalogue value. S.G. 36-44 group, £13,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Montserrat1876-83 CC 6d. green, block of four [75-76/87-88], variety inverted "s"in"montserrat" [75], fresh and very fine colour, large part original gum with lower pair unmounted. S.G. 2/2b, £2,000+provenance:Victor Toeg, Robson Lowe, 1983Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Natal1857-61 1d. rose, 6d. green and 1/- buff, all unused; the 6d. and 1/- with gum, some minor faults such as creasing, possibly reprints and offered as such. S.G. 2, 5 and 7 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Natal1859-95 mint and used collection on album pages including a range of Chalon head issues with multiples etc., postage overprints with 1869 1/- green mint, 1874-99 to 5/- mint (3), 1877 '½' on 1d. set of local surcharges, 1895 'half penny' on 6d. violet including a mint block of thirty, etc., mixed condition, plenty fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Natal1877 (Feb 13) 'half ½' on 1d. dull rose, block of fifteen with mixed surcharges (Types b and c), original gum with a few tone spots and a vertical bend. S.G. 86 and 87, £2,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Natal1895 'half' on 1d. rose, complete pane of sixty from the left of the sheet, rows 3 and 4 variety surcharge double, part of the marginal selvedge removed at left, a few tone spots and light gum creasing in places, otherwise fine and the majority unmounted mint. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). S.G. 125, 125a, £5,800+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Natal1902-09 mint and used collection on album pages including 1902-03 mint set to 4/- (2) and used to 2/6d., 1902 Postage Revenue 5/- "specimen", also mint and used (2), 10/- mint and used (2), 31 mint and used (2), £1.10 "specimen", mint (2, one with faults) and used, £5, £10 and £20 all overprinted "specimen" with Sorani Certificate, 1904-08 set to 2/6d mint and used and with £1.10 overprinted "specimen", 1908-09 with values to £1 mint and 5/- used, 1904 Officials to 1/-, etc., chiefly fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nevis1871-78 1d. deep rose-red and 1d. vermilion-red each in a complete sheet of twelve and 1/- deep green block of six from the upper left of the sheet; large part original gum, a few gum bends in places. S.G. 16, 17 and 21, £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nevis1871-78 1/- deep green, complete sheet of twelve, [9] showing crossed lines on hill repaired by retouch, large part original gum. S.G. 21, £1,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nevis1882-90 CA ½d. to 1/- set of eleven including all shades, 2½d. ultramarine with plate number '2' at top, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 25-34, £1,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Brunswick1851-60 reddish mauve, close to good margins, cancelled by light strike of barred oval obliterator in blue, a good example. Signed Brun. S.G. 5, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Brunswick1860-63 Charles Connell 5c. brown, prepared for use but not issued, trimmed perfs at right and top, still a good example of this rare unissued stamp. S.G. 13, £10,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Newfoundland1857-64 2d. scarlet vermilion, generally good margins, just touching frameline at top left; strong colour and impression, cancelled by grill obliterator, light horizontal crease at foot; fine appearance. S.G. 2, £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Newfoundland1857-64 4d. scarlet-vermilion, close to good margins, light grid cancellation; fine. S.G. 4, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Newfoundland1919 (Apr.) Air "Hawker" 3c. brown with initials "J.A.R" (J. A. Robinson, Postmaster) on reverse, some light gum ageing on reverse not affecting the fine appearance. Rare. Nussbaum, Basel Certificate (1980). S.G. 142, £22,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Newfoundland1927 (20 May) 'Government House, Newfoundland' envelope addressed to Lady Allardyce in London bearing 60c. black overprinted 'air mail/ de pinedo/ 1927' in red, tied to envelope by machine cancellation and with 'st. johns, n'fld/ 1927' c.d.s. alongside, 'airmail/ by courtesy of Colonel de Pinedo' in manuscript at upper left, other markings including Rome transit and London arrival; Signed E. Diena and accompanied by his Certificate (1980) and Vincent Greene Certificate (2007). S.G. 163, £13,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) NigeriaLagos1876-1906 mint and used collection including 1876-79 CC 1d. mint (2) and used, 2d. mint and used, 4d. used and 6d. mint and used, 1884-86 CA ½d. to 5/- mint, 1887-1902 CA to 10/- mint with some duplication and some values also used, 1904 CA to 10/- mint and 1904-06 MCA to 10/- mint with at least two of each value, etc., a useful collection. Cat c.£3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Niger Coast Protectorate1892-1898 specialised, largely used collection neatly mounted and written up on display pages in a red binder, including 1893 provisionals, the better values with certificates, including ½d. on 1d. lilac mint unsevered pair, 1893 Type 3 ½d. on 2d. mint, ½d. on 2d. on 2d. Type 9 fine used and a 'bounced' double surcharge of ½d. on 2½d. Type 3. 1894 vertically divided provisionals including ½d on 1d. pale blue used and 1894 1d. on 2d. surcharge double (Both with RPS certificates). Collection continues with pages of cancellations including colours and scarcer types,...

(x) Nigeria1900-36 mint collection on album pages including all Northern Nigeria sets, Southern Nigeria with all sets, Nigeria 1914-27 set to £1, 1921-32 set to 10/- and 1936 set to £1, etc. chiefly fresh and fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) North Borneo1899 '4 cents' on 12c. black and dull-blue block of four from the left of the sheet, variety imperforate between, lightly mounted mint; fine and rare. S.G. 115a, £1,700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) North Borneo1939 (1 Jan.) set of fifteen to $5, lightly mounted mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 303-317, £1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 set of seventeen to 20/- overprinted or perforated "specimen", lightly mounted mint. S.G. 1s-17s, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nyasaland1891-1907 mainly mint collection on pages including 1891-95 with two of each value to 10/- and with £1 both mint and used (creased, with R.P.S. Certificate) and £2 unused without gum, 1892 and 1895 surcharges, 1895 no watermark set to £1, 1896 CA/CC set to 5/- mint and with £1 used and £10 and £25 overprinted "specimen", 1897-1900 set to £1 mint and several values including £1 also used and £10 overprinted "specimen", 1898 Check stamps used, 1903-04 set to £1 mint and with £10 overprinted "specimen", with some duplication, etc., chiefly good to fine. Cat. £14,000+Subject to 5% t...

(x) Nyasaland1897 CC £10 black and yellow, large part original gum, fine and fresh example of this rare high value. S.G. 52, £12,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nyasaland1913-21 Watermark Multiple Crown CA1919 £10 purple and royal blue, lightly mounted mint from the left of the sheet, slight gum ageing though with very fine appearance. Raybaudi Certificate (1993). S.G. 99e, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nyasaland1913-21 Watermark Multiple Crown CA1919 £10 purple and royal blue, lightly mounted mint, some minor gum ageing and a couple of toned perfs at lower right, though with fine appearance. Signed A. Diena and with his Certificate (1964). S.G. 99e, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Orange Free State1881 (19 May) 1d. on 5/- green, unused pane of sixty from the left of the sheet showing various surcharge types comprising Types 3b (22), 3c (5), 3d (30) and 3e (3); fine and fresh with large part original gum, the majority unmounted mint. A wonderful and rare multiple. S.G. 22-25, £7,000+provenance:Harmer's, London, June 1968'Tobias', Spink, July 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) PakistanBahawalpur1947 Crescent Moon and Star overprint on stamps of India set of seventeen to 10r., large part original gum; handsome examples of these very rare overprints. Murray Payne Certificate (2009). S.G. 1-17. £26,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Prince Edward Island1862-69 mint group including 1d. horizontal pair from the left of the sheet, variety imperforate and 3d. mint examples, 2d. vertical pair, variety imperforate between and five mint examples, 3d. (5), 4d. horizontal pair from the left of the sheet, variety imperforate between and six other mint examples, 6d. (3) and 9d. (2); mixed condition but plenty good to fine. S.G. 6-20 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1892-93 £5 sage-green (7) and £10 brown (7), each comprising a single, a horizontal pair and a marginal block of four; the single examples large part original gum, the others unused without gum. S.G. 12-13, £30,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1897 3d. brown-red and slate-blue, vertical pair variety imperforate between, large part original gum; very fine and fresh. Rare. S.G. 69a, £4,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1898-19083d. claret vertical pair, variety imperforate between, large part original gum. S.G. 81a, £700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1898-19084d. olive vertical pair, variety imperforate between, part original gum, a few short perfs at top. S.G. 82a, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1898-19081/- bistre horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, large part original gum; fine and very rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1975). S.G. 84ab, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1898-19082/6d. bluish grey block of four from the top of the sheet, variety imperforate between, used by central strike of 'salisbury' double ring datestamp; fine and attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (2004). S.G. 85a, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1898-1908£5 deep blue and £10 lilac, strips of six with top and bottom margins, each perforated "specimen", no gum; fine. S.G. 92s and 93sSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1898-1908£5 deep blue and £10 lilac, unused without gum, fine and fresh examples. Ceremuga Certificates (2015) for both. S.G. 92 and 93, £7,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1898-1908£10 lilac, large part original gum, fine example of this scarce high value. Signed A. D(iena). S.G. 93, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1905 1d. red perf. 14½, a complete sheet of twenty-five with full margins, imprint and sheet number '137', some perf. separation between the second and third vertical rows, fine and fresh with large part original gum; scarce and attractive. S.G. 94a, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue½d. to £1 set of eighteen, all overprinted "specimen", the 10/- with diagonal crease, otherwise very fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 119s-185s, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue½d. bluish green horizontal pair from the right of the sheet, variety imperforate tied to 1918 (27 Dec.) registered envelope to Durban by 'regd. bulawayo/ s.rhodesia' c.d.s., used in conjunction with 1909-12 1d. and 3d. and 1913-19 ½d. Admiral, pink Bulawayo Registration label at lower right; a fine and very rare example of this error, particularly so used on cover. S.G. 120a, £7,500 (x 15 for used on cover)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 5d. lake-brown and green, cancelled by clear "selukwe/s.rhodesia" double-ring datestamp, a few age spots on reverse, otherwise a fine used example of this rare shade. B.P.A. Certificate (1982). S.G. 143a, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 2/6d. black and crimson, 5/- vermilion and deep green, 7/6d. carmine and light blue, 10/- blue-green and orange (2) and £1 scarlet and black; all fresh with large part original gum. S.G. 155-166 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 7/6d. carmine and light blue, from the foot of the sheet with large part imprint; lightly mounted mint. S.G. 161, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 7/6d. carmine and light blue, a mint example with frame in a much more greyish light blue shade; well-centred but with a few blunted perfs at foot otherwise fine and unusual. S.G. 161 var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 £1 rose-scarlet and bluish black, well-centred and with large part original gum; fine and fresh. S.G. 166, £1,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 £1 rose-scarlet and bluish black, well-centred and with large part original gum; a fine example. Brandon Certificate (2003). S.G. 166, £1,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue£1 scarlet and reddish mauve error of colour from the left of the sheet, large part original gum, a superb example of this rare error, one of the finest of the relatively few known. B.P.A. Certificate (1976). S.G. 166b, £10,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 15 £1 red and black, used with violet Fiscal cancellation; a good example. S.G. 179, £3,250 for postally usedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssueCompound perf 14 x 15 x 15 x 15 1/- black and blue-green, used by part indistinct "bulawayo" double-ring datestamp; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1981). S.G. 181a, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1913-24 Admiral Issue½d. to £1 set of nineteen overprinted "specimen", large part original gum; fine and fresh. S.G. 186s-249s, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1913-24 Admiral IssueDie IIIB, perf. 14 group of twenty-six with listed shades except the rare 3/-, comprising 2d. (3), 3d. (2), 4d. (2), 5d. (2), 6d. (2), 8d. (2), 10d. (2), 1/- (4), 2/-, 2/6d. (2), 5/- (2) and £1 (2); chiefly fine and part to large part original gum. S.G. 256-279 group, £2,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1913-24 Admiral IssueDie II, perf. 14 £1 black and violet, horizontal pair from the lower right of the sheet with Control number '1', a few age spots, otherwise fine and an attractive multiple. S.G. 243, £950+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1913-24 Admiral Issue1917 Livingstone Provisional 'half penny' on 1d. rose-carmine horizontal pair, variety surcharge inverted, large part original gum; a rare multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (1977). S.G. 280a, £2,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1913-24 Admiral Issue1922-24 New Printings, perf. 14, 5/- deep blue and bright green, a part sheet of forty from the foot of the sheet with margins on three sides and full imprint alongside sheet number '96' in lower right corner, a few age marks mainly in the margin at right and affecting the stamps at lower right, the majority of the block unmounted mint; a spectacular and rare multiple. S.G. 307, £6,800++Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Samoa1955 Western Samoa £20 yellow and blue, lightly mounted mint, Stolow handstamp on reverse; Rare. Barefoot 31Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Sierra Leone1859-1937 virtually complete mint collection with some additionally used and including 1876 CC set to 1/- both mint and used, 1896-97 set to £1, 1886 'Stamp Duty' revenue 1d. to 2/- set of five, 1897 Fiscal stamps with 2½d. surcharges (8 types), 1903 CA set to £1, 1904-05 MCA set to £1, 1907-12 set to £1, 1912-21 MCA set to £5 (£5 with a few tone spots), 1921-28 Script set to £5 (£5 with PFSA Cert.) and the rest of the set with some duplication to 10/-, 1932 set to £1 ans 1933 Wilberforce set to £1, etc., chiefly good to fine; high catalogue value in excess of £16,000Subject t...

(x) Sierra Leone1897 Postage and Revenue (Type 14) 2½d. on 1/- (Type 10) dull lilac, part original gum; a fine example of this scarcer overprint. Also 2½d. on 1/- (Type 8) dull lilac, unused without gum. S.G. 63 and 65, £1,070Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) South Africa1913-24 2/6d. purple and green, control block of six from the upper right of the sheet, very lightly mounted mint; fine and scarce. S.G. 14, SACC 13 R13,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) South Africa1913-24 5/- purple and blue, block of four from the right of the sheet; unmounted mint. S.G. 15, SACC 14, R17,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) South West Africa1923-31 mint collection on album pages including 1923 Setting I set of bi-lingual pairs to £1, Setting II 5/-, 10/- and £1 bi-lingual pairs, Setting III to £1 in bi-lingual pairs, Setting VI set to £1 in bi-lingual pairs, 1927 set to 10/- etc., chiefly fresh and fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1924-29 ½d. blue-green block of twenty-two with sheet margin at left and interpanneau margin at right, the first ten rows showing variety imperforate between vertically (resulting in ten imperforate between pairs), full imprint within interpanneau margin; eight pairs unmounted mint with only two pairs affected by hinges at right; A very fine and striking multiple of exhibition quality. S.G. 1c, £12,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1924-29 1½d. bistre-brown horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, large part original gum, a fine and fresh example of this rare error. S.G. 3a, £15,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Christopher1888 1d. on 2½d. ultramarine with manuscript line through original value variety surcharge inverted, cancelled by 'a12' in black; a good used example of this rare error. B.P.A. Certificate (1993). S.G. 28a, £11,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Helena1922-37 CA 1/6d. and £1 and Script 1d., 6d., 1/-, 2/6d., 7/6d., 10/- and 15/- all large part original gum and fine. S.G. 93, 96, 106, 109, 111-113, £1,900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Helena1922-37 Script 15/- grey and purple on blue, from the foot of the sheet with plate number '1', lightly mounted mint; fine. S.G. 113, £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Kitts-Nevis1923 Tercentenary set of thirteen to £1, all overprinted "specimen", large part original gum. S.G. 48s-60s, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Kitts-Nevis1923 Tercentenary £1 black and purple on red, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 60, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Lucia1904-10 MCA 5/- green and red on yellow, block of twelve and two single examples all tied to envelope by 'castries/ st. lucia' datestamps (30.9.11) sent locally, a spectacular philatelic franking. S.G. 77, £980 off coverSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Lucia1949-50 12c. claret, perforated 14½ x 14, lightly mounted mint. S.G. 153a, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. VincentCancelled by Perkins Bacon for Ormond Hill1861 1d. rose-red, imperforate and handstamped with "cancelled" obliterator at top and foot, good to large margins all around, position four in the Peter Jaffé handbook. Only four of the possible six examples have been recorded, one of which is housed in the Royal Philatelic Collection; fine and rare. S.G. footnote after No. 2, £8,000provenance: W. W. Forsyth, Harmer's, March 1978Conrad Latto, Spink, May 1995Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1862-68 perf. 11-12½ 1d. rose-red, block of twelve with large part original gum; an attractive multiple. S.G. 5, £500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1869 1/- indigo horizontal pair from the left of the sheet, large part original gum; fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 13, £750+ Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1890 5/- rose-red, rough perf. 11-12½, part original gum; good colour and a rare stamp. S.G. 32, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1882-83 CA 1d. drab block of four, watermark reversed, large part original gum, one stamp with a minor gum bend; good colour. S.G. 39xprovenance:Peter Jaffé, January 2007 Lord Steinberg, September 2011Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1885-93 CA 5/- lake, complete mint sheet of twenty, fine with fresh colour, some minor staining in upper margin; large part original gum. S.G. 53, £600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1892 '5/pence' in purple on 4d. chocolate, complete mint sheet of thirty, the majority unmounted mint; a rare multiple. S.G. 59, £1,440Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1915 'one penny' in red on 1/- black on green, mint block of ten from the upper right of the sheet, fourth and fifth stamps variety 'penny' and bar double, some paper adhesion to reverse and gum a trifle toned, still rare and attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (1980). S.G. 121, 121c, £1,300+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1915 'one penny' in red on 1/- black on green, variety 'one'omitted, large part original gum. B.P.A. Certificate (1953). S.G. 121a, £1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Tanganyika1922-24 issue mint group on album pages comprising 5c. to 75c. (two of each), watermark sideways 1/- to £1 (£1 toned), watermark upright 1/- (2), 2/-, 5/- (2) and £1, plus 1925 set of four to 30c., a useful group, condition a little mixedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Tobago1896 Fiscal ½d. on 4d. lilac and carmine, block of six from the lower right of the sheet with plate number '1', the second, third and fifth stamps variety wide space between '½' and 'd', sixth stamp [60] variety malformed 'ce'of'pence', fresh and fine with typically browned gum. S.G. 33, 33a, 33b, £1,900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Tonga1897 7½d. black and green, variety centred inverted, lightly mounted mint; one sheet of sixty with inverted vignette is known, this being one of the very finest, a superb and fresh example of this rarity. S.G. 48a, £9,000provenance:Robert H. Cunliffe, June 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Transvaal1900 £5 deep green, overprinted 'v.r.i.' (type 35), large part original gum. R.P.S. Certificate (1988). S.G. 237, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Turks and Caicos1873-1966 mint and used collection on album pages including Turks Islands 1d. rose unused and 1/- dull blue used, Surcharges including '2½' on 1/- lilac (Type 19) and '2½' on 1/- slate-blue (Type 25) both unused with R.P.S. Certificates and '4' on 1/- lilac unused with R.P.S. Certificate, other surcharges both mint and used, 1900-04 with values to 3/- used, 1909-10 to 3/- used, 1913-18 set to 3/- used, War Tax, 1928 set to 10/- used, 1938-45 set to 10/- used, later sets generally complete used; chiefly good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on...

(x) Turks and Caicos1881 '½' on 1/- lilac, a vertical strip of three from the top of the sheet surcharged Types 4, 5 and 6, The lower stamp (Type 6) variety without fraction bar, a few age marks barely affecting the good appearance, large part original gum; scarce. S.G. 12, 13 and 14a, £1,185Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Turks and Caicos1881 '½' on 1/- lilac, a vertical strip of three surcharged Types 4, 5 and 6, The lower stamp (Type 6) variety without fraction bar, large part original gum; scarce. S.G. 12, 13 and 14a, £1,185Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Turks and Caicos1881 '2½' on 1/- lilac (setting 8, surcharge Type 24), part original gum; scarce. R.P.S. Certificate (1976). S.G. 37, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Virgin Islands1899 CA 4d. brown, horizontal pair variety 'pencf'for'pence' [10/3], large part original gum; attractive. S.G. 46/46a, £750+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Zanzibar1908-09 100r. black and steel blue, well-centred, part original gum. S.G. 244, £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Zanzibar1908-09 200r. brown and greenish black, well-centred and with large part original gum. S.G. 2455, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.