The Lionheart Collection of Great Britain and British Empire Part XIX

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The Lionheart Collection of Great Britain and British Empire Part XIX

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(x) Aden1937 Dhow set of twelve to 10r., lightly mounted mint, a few lightly toned otherwise fine. S.G. 1-12, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Antigua1863-67 Watermark Small Star, 1d. rosy mauve, block of four, large part original gum; faint toning affecting the upper right stamp, otherwise fine. S.G. 5, £520+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ascension1922 St. Helena overprint set, short set of seven values to 1/-, each value in a corner block of four with plate number '1'; generally fine with large part original gum, some minor creasing in places otherwise fine. S.G. 1-6, 9, £490+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ascension1924-53 group on a Hagner page comprising 1924-33 set of twelve to 3/-, 1934 set of ten to 5/- and 1938-53 set to 10/-; the first two sets with large part original gum, a few values with slightly toned gum and the 1938-53 set unmounted mint. S.G. 10-30, 38b-47b, £755Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ascension1938-53 set of sixteen values in blocks of four, perf. 13, (except original 1d. green and 3d. ultramarine perf. 13½ and 2d. scarlet perf. 14), almost all unmounted mint (except 1d. yellow-orange and 2d. red-orange each mounted on one stamp). a very fine and fresh group of attractive multiples. S.G/ 38b-47a group, £1,100+provenance:Stanley GibbonsSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bahamas1861 No Watermark 1d. lake, rough perf. 14 to 16, trace of thin spot on Queen's neck mentioned for accuracy and not affecting the appearance; large part original gum. S.G. 4, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bahamas1938-63 mint group on stockcards including 1938-52 set to £1, 1938 set of three to 8d., 1942 Landfall of Columbus set to £1, 1948 Tercentenary set to £1 and 1954-63 set to £1. S.G. cat. value in excess of £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bahamas1942 Landfall of Columbus 8d. ultramarine and scarlet, variety 'coiumbus'for'columbus, used with part 'nassau/ bahamas' c.d.s.; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1958). S.G. 170a, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosA mint and used group on a Hagner page comprising 1852-55 ½d. deep green pair mint, 1861-70 1d. blue block of four mint, 1/- brown-black block of four mint, 1873 Star ½d. green mint,3d. brown purple, 1873 5/- dull rose overprinted "specimen" and also a used examples, 1875-81 1/- violet mint and 1906 Nelson Centenary ¼d. block of four used showing variety watermark inverted; a good group. S.G. cat. value £2,700+ Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1852-64 page from an early French stamp album including a range of early imperforate examples with ½d. deep green and 1d. blue mint and then a range of used including ½d. green, 1d. blue and 4d. brownish-red, 1858 6d. and 1/- used and then a range of perforated with values to 1/- all used; a useful groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1861 Perkins Bacon "Cancelled", no watermark, clean-cut perf 14 to 16, (½d.) deep green neatly cancelled by two part strikes of the "canceled" obliterator; straight edge at right and perfs clipped at foot. Extremely rare, being one of four recorded examples. S.G. 17, £12,000provenance:Hodsell Hurlock, June 1958Robson Lowe Auction, June 1977Dr. Conrad Latto, May 1995Peter Jaffé, November 2006'Britannia', February 2016'Dubois, March 2020 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1878 (28 Mar.) 1d. with straight serif on half of 5/- dull rose, an unsevered pair, value tablet removed at foot, used with boot-heel cancellation; colour a little oxidised otherwise fine and rare. B.P.A. (1953) and (2020) Certificates. S.G. 87a, £4,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Barbados1892-1903 CA ½d. to 2/6d. set of eleven, 1905 MCA set to 2/6d. and 1909-10 MCA 1/-, generally good to fine mint, some low values with faint gum toning. S.G. 105-114, 135-144 and 169, £500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bermuda1865-1975 mainly mint collection in an album including 1865 set to 1/-, 1874 provisional surcharges with 3d. on 1/- (S.G. 14, with BPA Cert.) and 1d. on 3d., 1d. on 2d. and 1d. on 1/- etc., 1884 set to 1/-, later sets including Key Types with 1910 to £1, 1922-24 to 12/6d., 1938 with values to £1, most later sets complete to 1975; generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bermuda1918-34 small mint group on a Hagner page comprising 1918-22 4/- black and carmine variety break in scroll, 1921 Tercentenary set of nine to 1/- overprinted "specimen", 1924-32 Script with 2/6d. black and carmine on pale blue with variety break in scroll, 2/6d. black and carmine on pale blue with variety broken crown and scroll, 2/6d. black and scarlet vermilion on deep blue with variety broken crown and scroll and 12/6d. grey and orange marginal from the top of the sheet (unmounted mint); a good group. S.G. 52ba, 68s-76s, 89a, 89b, 89jb and 93, £1,950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Pri...

(x) Bermuda1924-32 Script 2/6d. grey-black and pale orange-vermilion on grey-blue paper, large part original gum which a fraction toned, otherwise fine and scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (1988). S.G. 89h, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British East Africa1890 on 'GB' ½a. on 1d. deep purple horizontal pair cancelled by 'Mombasa May 9 1895' code A c.d.s's in black, the late usage suggests the pair could be from a Whitfield King cover, a good used pair. S.G. 1 £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British East Africa1892 (28 Mar.) Hayman envelope registered from Mombasa to London bearing 1890-94 1a. blue green vertical pair and 4a. vertical pair and single, all variety imperforate tied by 'Mombasa' squared circle cancellations, the front showing part London registered handstamp (18.4.) in red, the reverse with the same handstamp in black, a great usage of these varieties with high catalogue value. S.G. 5a, 9a £3,400 (for the two imperf pairs, on cover from x30) Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British East Africa1895 Imperial Administration 7½a. black, variety 'overprint double', handstamped heavily on 'British', large part original gum, a scarce unused example. S.G. 41a £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British East Africa1895 Imperial Administration 5r. grey-green showing variety overprint double, large part original gum, fresh and fine. BPA certificate (1959) S.G. 47a £1,800.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British East Africa1895-96 on 'India' ½a. to 5r. set of fifteen, the 5r. unmounted mint otherwise large part original gum, the three high values very well-centred, a scarce and fine set. S.G. 49-63 £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British East Africa1895 (11 Nov.) Chambers envelope to Mombassa, apparently the "first day after transfer", bearing 1895-96 on 'India' ½a. with upper margin, 1a. variety 'Britlsh for British' , 2a. and 2a.6p. with two margins cancelled by squared circle 'Mombasa' cancellations, the reverse showing 'Mombasa' c.d.s, horizontal fold not affecting the stamps, an interesting envelope. S.G. 49, 50a, 52, 53, £5,500 + (used on cover from x12)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British East Africa1897 on 'Zanzibar' ½a. to 7½a. set of six with an additional 2a. black of four, all cancelled in Mombasa by either squared circle or c.d.s cancellations, a useful group, generally fine. S.G. 80-85 £445Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British East Africa1897-1903 50r. overprinted specimen, with large part original gum, fresh and fine. S.G. 99s £400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1853-59 imperforate 1c. dull red, type c, large even margins; used with Demerara (20.3.1860) c.d.s., tiny thin not affecting the appearance; attractive and scarce. S.G. 16, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Honduras1872-79 CC 6d. bright rose-carmine, large part original gum; fine. S.G. 9b, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Honduras1891 6c. on 10c. on 4d. mauve, marginal example showing variety '6' and bar inverted, signed on the reverse; large part original gum, fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1966). S.G. 43a, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Honduras1913-21 MCA set of ten to $5, 1915-16 1c. green, 2c. scarlet and 5c. bright blue and 1922-33 MCA/Script set of thirteen to $2 all overprinted or perforated "specimen"; good to fine. S.G. 101s-113s and 124s-137s, £815Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Solomon Islands1907 (14 Feb.) 2½d. orange-yellow horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, cancelled by two strikes of the Tulagi c.d.s; also 1d. rose-carmine fine used example with variety imperforate at right from the right of the sheet. Fine and very scarce. S.G. 2 var. and 4b. £7,000provenance:'Dubois', March 2020Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Brunei1906 (1 Oct.) 1c. black and purple, error overprint in black, part original gum with heavy hinge remnant, still a good example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1938). S.G. 11a, £2,500Subject 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. Extremely rare, 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) Burma1937 Service overprint set of fourteen, each value in a block of four, the 2r., 5r. and 10r. each in a marginal block, lightly mounted mint, some values unmounted; superb and rare multiples. S.G. O1-O14, £4,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (16 Aug.)3ch. green and grey, horizontal pair, the right stamp variety no stop after 'occupation', tied to large piece by 'bouchir (depart)' c.d.s., some minor toning otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 3, 3a, £580+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (16 Aug.)6ch. green and red-brown, (setting III, pos.7) used and tied to reverse of envelope by 'bouchir (depart)' c.d.s., and with a further strike alongside; fine, scarce used on cover. S.G. 5Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (16 Aug.)A valuable used group on stockcard (13) comprising 10ch. (2), 24ch. (2), 1kr. (2), 2kr. (2), 3kr., 5kr. (2) and 10kr. (2); one 10kr. toned and a little discoloured otherwise fine. S.G. 7-14, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (11 Sept.)1ch. dee blue and carmine, unused and affixed to piece; fine. Mehrdad Sadri Certificate (2023). S.G. 15, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (11 Sept.)3ch. deep green, used and tied to small piece by part 'bouchir (depart)' c.d.s., scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (1942). S.G. 17, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (11 Sept.)9ch. deep violet and brown, [4], large part original gum; fine and scarce. Signed M. Sadri and with his Certificate (2015). S.G. 20, £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (11 Sept.)10ch. brown and deep green, [5], large part original gum, fine and fresh; scarce with just sixty-six stamps overprinted. S.G. 21, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (11 Sept.)24ch. sepia and brown, large part original gum; several expert signatures and an expert handstamp, fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1978). S.G. 23, £1,700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (11 Sept.)1kr. black, brown and silver, [1], unused and affixed to piece, fine and scarce, only one-hundred and seventy-four examples overprinted. Mehrdad Sadri Certificate (2023). S.G. 24, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (11 Sept.)2kr. carmine, slate and silver, used and tied to piece by 'bouchir (depart)' c.d.s., fine and scarce thus. R.P.S. Certificate (1981). S.G. 25, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Bushire1915 (11 Sept.)3kr. sepia, dull lilac and silver (4); a part reconstruction of the five types with four used examples, [1] and [3] with part 'bouchir' c.d.s., [4] and [5] both tied to small pieces by 'bouchir' c.d.s., a fine and hard to assemble group. S.G. 26, £8,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Canada1851 12d. black on laid paper, good to large margins and crisp impression, light central target cancellation; a very fine example of this extremely rare and coveted classic. One of the world's most iconic and desirable rarities, and an example of exhibition quality. Vincent Greene Certificate (2017). S.G. 4, £100,000; Scott $135,000Note: A total of 50,000 were printed from 250 sheets. Only 1,450 examples were sold with the balance being destroyed. A total of 37 used single examples and two pairs are recorded, over half of which have faults to some degree or are cut into on at least o...

(x) Cape of Good Hope1853, 1d. pale brick-red on blued paper, a pair with ok to very large margins, cancellation leaving much of the multiple clear, a fresh and desirable pair. Dr. Ulrich Ferchenbauer Certificate (1999) S.G. 1Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1853, 4d. deep blue pair with four margins though running close at the bottom right and centrally cancelled by triangle cancellation, a fine multiple, signed on the reverse. Ferchenbauer Certificate (1998) S.G. 2 £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1853 4d. blue pair with good margins, cancelled by triangle cancellation, signed on the reverse, a fine multiple. Ferchenbauer Certificate (1998) S.G. 4a £450Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1855-63 6d. slate lilac on blued paper, a pair with three good margins, the right side running close, cancelled by smudged triangle, signed on the reverse, a desirable pair. Ferchenbauer Certificate (2000) S.G. 7c £1000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1863-64 deep carmine red and 1/- bright emerald green unused pairs, the former with good margins and the latter with large to very large margins, large part original gum, very fresh and fine. S.G. 1, 21 £2050Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good HopeMafeking Siege1900 1d. deep blue on blue, a few short perfs, unused with large part original gum, fine S.G. 18 £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cayman Islands1900-64 mainly mint collection on pages including 1902 and 1905 sets to 1/-, 1907 set to 5/-, 1907 Provisional ½d. on 5.- and 1d. on 5/-, 1907 set to 10/-, 1908 2½d. on 4d. (with BPA Cert.), 1921-26 set to 10/-, 1932 Centenary set to 10/-, 1935 set to 10/-, later sets including KGVI and QEII sets, etc. a good group, generally fresh, a few with slightly toned gum; also a few used sets. S.G. cat value in excess of £4,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cayman Islands1907 MCA 5/- salmon and green, variety dented frame [1/6], lightly cancelled by 'cayman brac' c.d.s. leaving the variety clear; a very fine example of this scarce variety. R.P.S. Certificate (2007). S.G. 16a, £6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cayman Islands1907 Provisional Surcharges½d. on 5/- salmon and green and 1d. on 5/- salmon and green, both fine and fresh with large part original gum. Sismondo Certificates (2017) for both. S.G. 18-19, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cayman Islands1907 Provisional Surcharges½d. on 5/- salmon and green, variety surcharge double, well-centred and with large part original gum; a fine and fresh example of this rare variety. B.P.A. Certificate (1957). S.G. 18b, £12,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-59 ImperforateWatermark Star2d. yellowing green horizontal pair with clear to good margins showing small portion of the adjoining stamp to the right, large part original gum, bright colour, fine. S.G. 3a £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-59 ImperforateWatermark Star9d. purple-brown with large margins all round heavily cancelled by black barred obliterator, fine colour. R.P.S. Certificate (1974) S.G. 8 £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-59 ImperforateWatermark Star10d. dull vermilion with four clear margins and showing a small portion of adjoining stamp to the left, large part original gum, fresh colour and fine. S.G. 9 £950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-59 ImperforateWatermark Star1/-9d. green with good margins all round, lightly cancelled by oval barred cancellation, a good used example. S.G. 11 £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-59 ImperforateWatermark Star1/9d. yellow-green with four clear margins, unused without gum, small tone spot at bottom otherwise fresh colour and fine. BPA Certificate (2021) and R.P.S. Certificate (1940) S.G. 11a £6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-59 ImperforateWatermark Star2/- dull blue with good to large margins, unused without gum, tiny scissor cut at top left and small thin spot at upper right otherwise with fresh colour, a good example of this difficult stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1961) S.G. 12 £6,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1857-59 ImperforateWatermark Star2/- dull blue with good to large margins used by barred cancellation, slight vertical crease not affecting the appearance. S.G. 12 £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1863-66 perf 12½ 2d. grey-green (2), both unused with large part original gum, one example showing watermark inverted both with some short perfs nevertheless a useful and scarce duo. S.G. 50, 50ba £500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1866-68 perf. 14 3d. carmine rose block of six with large part original gum, fresh and scarce multiple, fine. S.G. 62, £540Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1867-70 2/- deep blue horizontal strip of three, the first stamp showing re-entry lines in "O" of Postage, large part original gum, fine and attractive multiple. S.G. 72b £510Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1885 10c. on 64c. red-brown vertical pair showing variety imperforate between and at base, unused without gum and unmounted, good colour and fine appearance. S.G. 174a £7,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1890 5c. on 15c. showing variety overprint inverted and 'F1ve' for 'Five', a couple shorter perforations and small ink dot on a bottom perforation otherwise fine and with large part original gum, a scarce stamp. S.G. 233d., unpriced mintSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1912-25 100r. grey-black, showing bottom margin, large part original gum, a fine and fresh example. BPA Certificate (2021), S.G. 321 £3,500 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1912-25 500r. dull green overprinted specimen, large part original gum, fine and fresh. S.G. 322s £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1912-25 500r. dull green, well centred and fresh with large part original gum, expert signature on reverse, fine and rare. BPA certificate (2021) and Diena certificate (1973) S.G. 322 £8,500 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1921-32 100r. brownish grey, showing variety broken crown and scroll, large part original gum, fine example of this scarce high value variety. S.G. 359b. £6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) CeylonOfficial1869 Watermark CC (small), 4d. rose-carmine with essay overprint Service and variety inverted watermark, horizontal gum crease, large part original gum, fine and very rare with only a few known examples to existSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Collections and RangesA mint group of ex-auction lots on stockcards including Cayman Islands with 1917 1½d. War Stamp (overprinted Type 17, with Ceremuga Cert.), 1932 Centenary set to 10/-, Ceylon, Cyprus including QV 30pa. (2, mint and used) both showing damaged 'u', Gambia with QV 1d. and 3d. (2) all with malformed 's' varieties, and KEVII 7½d. with dented frame, Gibraltar, India Chamba set, K.U.T. including 1922-27 set to £1, Malta, Nauru, Niger Coast Oil Rivers including set to 1/- handstamped "specimen" and 1893 ½d. on 2d. green and carmine surcharged type 3 in violet (BPA Cert.); gen...

(x) Collections and RangesA mint group on Hagner page and stockcards including Ascension with St. Helena overprint set to 3/- overprinted "specimen", Grenada including 1886 1d. on 1½d. orange used with surcharge double (RPS Cert.), India with 1854 4a. proof (Brandon Cert.), K.U.T. with 1904 50r. used with Fiscal cancel, Morocco Agencies, North Borneo, Nova Scotia, St. Kitts-Nevis with KGV set of "specimens" to £1, St. Vincent including 1881 1d. on 6d. (RPS Cert.) etc., a good to fine groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Collections and RangesA used Southern Africa collection on album pages with Mafeking with a range of overprints (15) including Cape overprints 6d. on 3d., and 1/- on 4d., Bechuanaland Protectorate overprints with 6d. on 2d., 6d. on 3d., 1/- on 6d. etc. British Bechuanaland with 6d. on 3d., 1/- on 4d. and 2/- on 1/- 1900 1d. deep blue on blue and 3d. pale blue on blue, unstamped envelope to England with manuscript 'active service no/ stamps available' at upper left, Rustenburg with ½d. used and 1d. unused, Schweizer Reneke with ½d., 1d., 2d. on Transvaal used and ½d. and 1d. Cape used, Ste...

(x) Cyprus1880 (1 Apr.) 1d. red group of blocks of four (5) comprising Pl. 215 with part inscription at top, 216, 217 (2, one corner plate number block) and 218; good to fine, some ageing. S.G. 2 groupSubject 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 overprinted "specimen", large part original gum; fine and a scarce Specimen set. S.G. 60s-69s, £1,900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Fiji1903 CA set to £1, 1904-09 MCA ½d. to 1/- set of three and 1906-12 set of seven to £1; fine mint. S.G. 104-118, £915Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gambia1912-22 MCA set of seventeen to 5/-, all overprinted "specimen"; fine mint. S.G. 86s-102s, £425Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1889-96 Spanish Currency IssueA mint group on a Hagner page (62) with at least four of each value, 5c. including a block of four, and one single with watermark inverted, one 25c. with plate number '1' and one 5p. value additionally used; a good to fine group. S.G. cat. value in excess of £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1889-96 Spanish Currency Issue10c. carmine, variety value omitted, small hinge remnant at top, large part original gum; very fine mint. S.G. 23a, £7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1925-32 Watermark Script CA£5 black and violet upper left corner block of four with plate number, very fresh mint with the stamps remaining unmounted; one stamp with a small gum crease, otherwise very fine. A great rarity and the finest of the three such recorded blocks. S.G. 108provenance:Spink Collectors' Series Sale, January 2015Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1925-32 Watermark Script CA£5 violet and black, lightly mounted mint; signed E.D(iena) and Raybaudi and with the latter's Certificate (1982). S.G. 108, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Gibraltar1925-32 Watermark Script CA£5 violet and black, lightly mounted mint; very lightly mounted mint. Signed H. Bloch and with Friedl Certificate (1980). S.G. 108, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 4RJ, in intense black shade with four large margins tied by experimental Maltese Cross cancellation in black on entire letter regarding proposed railway lines used locally in Scotland from Perth to Arbroath; the reverse showing clear "perth. oc 4. 1840." boxed postmark (It was not until February 1841 that the black Maltese Cross was adopted for general use); small scissor cut in lower left corner mentioned for accuracy, refolded and usual archival fold down the middle though still a fine and rare cover. R.P.S. Certificate (2016), Spec. AS22Subject t...

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 6AF, unused with fresh colour, cut-into on two sides; hinge remnants on reverse, a good mint exampleprovenance:DillawaySubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 6SF-SI horizontal strip of four with large margin at top showing adjoining stamps above, good margin to the left, elsewhere slightly cut into tied to partial entire by strikes of black Maltese Cross cancellations; the reverse showing "Feb/C 22 1841" red h.s, two vertical filing folds clear of the stamps, a fine and scarce multiple on cover.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 7OE, good even margins all round, unused without gum, a fine example with fresh appearanceprovenance:DillawaySubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackThe "V.R" OfficialEF cancelled by concentric circles cancellation, official trial with chemicals to attempt the removal of the cancellation. B.P.A. Certificate (1980) stating "... Thinned upper left and oblique cut at top rejoined and repaired". S.G. VI, £22,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackMixed Platesa group of seven used examples all with black Maltese Cross cancellations, comprising plates 1a (CH), 1b (DC), 2 (MI) crisply cancelled, 3 (SA) showing worn plate, 4 (BL), 6 (PA) and 9 (IF), with mixed margins, some usual faults mixed condition though still a useful groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackMixed PlatesSeven used examples all with red Maltese Cross cancellations including plates 1a (FK), 1b (PD), 2 (KE), 3 (GK), 4 (RG), 8 (TC) and 9 (RL), mixed margins, a couple of usual faults and creases, mixed condition though a useful group with some crisp cancellations.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1EI-EJ horizontal pair with four close to large margins, tied to small piece by black Maltese Cross cancellations, fine pair. S.G. 5provenance:DillawaySubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1MA-MD horizontal strip of four cancelled by black Maltese Cross cancellations, almost clear margins all round, hinge remnants on reverse and scissor cut between the middle stamps at bottom nevertheless a rare multipleprovenance:DillawaySubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2SI-SJ horizontal pair visible margins except for the top corners and upper left side, cancelled by blue Maltese Cross cancellations, some toning on the reverse, fine and rare example. S.G. 5.provenance:DillawaySubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3IA-IB, horizontal pair, large part original gum, four nicely balanced margins, some faults with closed tear at top of right stamp and vertical pressed crease. R.P.S. Certificate (2015). S.G. ES11, £10,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1841 Two Pence BlueA collection of used examples (90) on a Hagner page, including five pairs, mixed margins and with a range of different cancellations, mixed condition with usual faults though still a useful groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1854-79 used selection of 1d. reds on two pages comprising 1854-57 examples on cover (2), four pairs,a single and a block of four, 1864-79 includes eight singles, horizontal strip of five and an example on cover, all with various cancellations, mixed condition, a good lot for the specialist.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1864-79One PennyPlate 225, EH, rose-red unused example, regummed though with fresh colour, fine example of this rare plate. S.G. 43 £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1870-79½d. rose imprimatur group (12), comprising plates 1 (TQ), 3 (TI), 5 (TU), 6 (TS), 8 (TV), 10 (AG), 11 (TS), 13 (AH), 14 (AC), 15 (TE), 19 (TG) and 20 (AQ), all with four good to large margins, without gum and with hinge remnants on the reverse, a fine and rare group. S.G. Spec G4 from: £11,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1847-54 Embossed Issue1/- green, good margins except right frame cut into and bottom right slightly cut to shape, possibly repaired top left corner and faintly toned, large part original gum, rare unused example. S.G. 55 £24,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1847-54 Embossed Issue1/- pale green, four good margins, lightly cancelled by indistinct barred numeral cancel, typical silk thread slit at bottom neverthe less a fine stamp. S.G. 54 £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1862-64 Watermark Large Garter4d. pale red Pl. 3 (without hairlines), slightly faded, with part original gum. R.P.S. Certificate (2022), S.G. 80 £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1867-806d. mauve, BC, and 6d. dull violet AF, both Pl 8, without hyphen, the former without gum, the latter with part original gum, fresh appearance. S.G. 108, 109 £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed Issues1867-802/- dull blue, Pl 1, lettered JD, wing margin to right with large part original gum, fine and freshSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed IssuesWatermark Spray of Rose6d. grey, Pl. 12, PG, fresh appearance with part original gum. R.P.S. Certificate (2001), S.G. 125 £1,900provenance:Royal Philatelic CollectionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed Issues1867-83 Watermark Maltese Cross5/- pale rose, Pl. 1, AF, three well-balanced margins, slightly soiled and regummed nevertheless a rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2015) S.G. 127 £9,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed Issues1867-83 Watermark Large Anchor£5 orange, CE, a fine and fresh example with good colour, unmounted mint. Raybaudi Certificate (2015), Sorani Certificate (2008), S.G. 137 £10,000 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed Issues1873-18804d. grey-brown, Pl. 17, EK, with good colour, small part original gum. R.P.S. Certificate (2022), S.G. 154 £2,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed Issues1883-842/6d. lilac and 5/- crimson, good colour, the 2/6d. with a diagonal crease nevertheless fine appearance with large part original gum. S.G. 178, 181 £1,575Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed Issues1883-8410/- ultramarine on white paper, fresh and bright, neatly regummed, a fine unused example. S.G.183 £2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed Issues1884£1 brown lilac overprinted "specimen", type 9, repaired upper left corner and regummed, an attractive example. S.G. Spec K15s from £2,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed Issues1883 or 18845d. dull green and 1/- dull green, the latter with faint horizontal and vertical gum bends, with large part original gum, barest traces of hinge, otherwise fine examples. S.G. 193, 196, £2,180Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainSurface Printed Issues1887-92£1 green, cancelled by indistinct oval cancellation, several short perfs at top otherwise fine. S.G. 212 £800 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue Issues5/- bright carmine, very well-centred and fresh, large part original gum. S.G. 263 £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House Issue10/- blue, well-centred with large part original gum, a fine example, S.G. 319 £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue Issues10/- ultramarine, block of four with top sheet margin, lightly cancelled by four 'Jul 1912' c.d.s with indistinct town name, fine and rare multiple. S.G. 265 £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow Bros & Layton£1 green, bright and fresh colour with large part original gum, fine. S.G. 403 £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue2/6d. deep yellow brown seahorse, very well-centred and good colour, unmounted mint, very fine. S.G. 405 £680Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 Postal Congress£1 black (3), all unused, one unmounted, the others lightly hinged including an example with margin to the right, a very fine trio. S.G. 438 £1,900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1934 e-engraved 2/6 to 10/- complete set of three, the 10/- with small stain on front and reverse, nevertheless fresh and attractive appearance, unmounted mint. 5/- with A.P.S. Certificate (2015) and 10/- with PF Certificate (2015) S.G. 450-452 £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1882 6d. grey, Pl. 18, some slightly short perfs at top otherwise fine, large part original gum. O4 £575Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1884-88 1/- dull green, disturbed original gum, small faults and some soiling, though a presentable unused example of this rare stamp. PF Certificate (2016) S.G. O7 £6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1885 5/- rose on bluish paper overprinted "specimen", type 11, disturbed original gum and with hinge remnants, a well-centre example. S.G. O8s £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsOffice Of Works1902 2d. overprinted by type 16 "specimen", appears unmounted but has very faint hinge traces, fresh and well-centred. S.G. O38s £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsGovernment Parcels1883-86 9d. dull green, with part original gum, small thin at top and some diagonal creases though nicely centred and with good colour, fine and scarce unused example. B.P.A. Certificate (2011), S.G. O63 £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsGovernment Parcels1891-1900 1/- green and carmine with large part original gum, well centred and with fresh colour. Sismondo Certificate (2008) S.G. O72 £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsGovernment Parcels1902 9d. dull purple and ultramarine, with large part original gum, nicely centred and with good colour, an attractive unused example. S.G. O77 £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsGovernment Parcels1902 1/- dull green and carmine, large part original gum, light diagonal crease at bottom left, fresh colour and attractive appearance. P.F. Certificate (2016) S.G. O78 £1,350Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsMainly used collection on album pages, Inland Revenue examples (20) includes 1882-1901 2½d. lilac, 1/- dull green, 5/- rose (2), 10/- ultramarine, issues of 1887-92 up to £1 green, 1887 and 1900 issues to 1/-, also £1 brown overprinted "specimen, 1902-04 up to 1/- (except 6d.), O.W officials (10) complete, army officials (10) include 1896-01 6d. unused and 1902-03 6d. unused, Government Parcels (18) including 1/- orange (2), Board of Education (5) comprises 1902 5d. and 1902-04 up to 5d., Royal Household 1902 ½d. and 1d., Admiralty (18) includes 1903-04 up to 3...

(x) Great BritainChannel Islands1948 1d. and 2½d. imperforate imprimaturs with left margins, the 2½d. with control numbers, both with "n p imprimatur" handstamps on reverse, unmounted mint, a very rare duoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainCollections and RangesA Surface Printed used accumulation on stockcards comprising 1870-79 ½d. (37), 1870-74 1½d. (6), 1867-80 2/- (3), 1867-83 5/- rose (3), 1883-84 2/6d. (4), 5/- (6) and 10/- (2), a number of stockcards with high catalogue value, mixed condition.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainCollections and RangesA valuable mint and used collection housed in a stockbook comprising 1840 1d. black unused (2) with four margins, used singles (54) with mixed margins, on cover (8) including entire letter to Manchester (BPA Certificate 1993), 1840 2d. blue (8) and one on cover, 1841 2d. blue, Pl. 3 unused (R.P.S. Certificate 1983), used (22) with multiples and including a 'violet blue' example (BPA Certificate 1994), 1841 1d. red unused (5) including two pairs with margins, 1854-58 1d. red unused (4), 1858-76 2d. (2) Pl. 13 (regummed) and Pl. 15, both unused, 1870 1½d. (...

(x) Grenada1921-31 Script ½d. to10/- set of twenty-two each overprinted or perforated "specimen", large part original gum; fine. S.G. 112s-134s, £425Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints1916 (Sept.) ½a. black on white wove paper in complete pane of twenty-four se-tenant with 1a. black part pane of sixteen, new impression taken from the 1894 stone in three rows of eight just prior to the defacement of the stone; large hinge remnants along top and bottom on reverse, fine and very rare, with only five made before the defacement and this being the only still in private hands. Spence 59 and 113provenance:Wilmot CorfieldSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints½a. black from the 1890 die proofs printed in a row of eight types showing the backgrounds of engraved lines, on yellowish card (20 x 60mm.), [4], with full plate margins at top and bottom, very fine (Spence 81)RSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints½a. blue, horizontal strip of eight [17-24] with margins on both sides on thin yellowish unwatermarked paper, from the 1894 lithographic transfer, reverse showing "specimen", very fine. Spence 99RSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints½a. deep blue, block of six from the upper-left corner of the sheet with part inscription, on thin yellowish paper, taken from the 1894 lithographic transfer; fine and scarce. Spence 116RSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints1916 (Sept.) 1a. black on white wove paper in complete sheet of fourteen with reverse showing faint impression of the 4a. head only defaced sheet, new impression taken just prior to the defacement of the stone; very fine and extremely rare of which this is the only example in private hands, the other four being in institutional collections. Spence 59provenance:Wilmot CorfieldSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue One Anna 1891 ReprintsProof strip of eight impressions in black on thin yellowish card (220 x 60mm.), vertical crease at right not affecting the stamp impressions. Spence?RSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints1894 (?) 1a orange-red on white to yellowish pelure paper in pane of 14, lithographic impressions printed in two rows of seven; margins reduced, slight hinge stains on two stamps, fine. Spence 54Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Two Anna 1891 ReprintsA group of reprinted essays of unappropriated designs (5) in vermilion (2, differing designs), dark green, dark blue and vermilion and dark blue; also one of the issued design in green; fine. Spence ?RSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints2a. vermilion on yellowish wove paper in row of four se-tenant with 1a. block of thirty-two, each with "specimen" on reverse, endorsed on reverse "Given to me by Sir Sydney Burrard, Surveyor General", very fine and rare. Spence 21Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints4a. aniline red and blue on yellowish wove paper in complete sheet of twenty-four, with [24] showing inverted head, with "reprint, s.i.o., calcutta, march 1891' inscription at lower left, several small worm holes mainly in the margins, otherwise fine and rare. Spence 25 and 26Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints4a. vermilion and pale blue on thin yellowish (almost pelure) paper, a complete sheet of twenty-four, [10] with pin hole, fine and rare. Spence 39Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints4a. vermilion and pale blue on thin yellowish (almost pelure) paper, a complete sheet of twenty-four, margins reduced on all four sides, showing near complete "j. whatman (1874)" watermark, vertical fold; fine and scarce. Spence 39Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints4a. heads only in black from the 1916 reprint lithographic transfer on white wove paper in complete sheet of twenty-four with each horizontal row deface with a 150mm. line, vertical and horizontal folds, fine and very rare. Spence 48 var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints4a. vermilion and pale blue on yellowish wove unwatermarked paper in a complete sheet of twelve from the 1894 Lithographic transfer using the essay head in three rows of four, with outer frames of wavy lines and rosettes, and with 'facsimile copy- 1894' at foot; horizontal and vertical folds, still fine and scarce (Spence 64)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints4a. vermilion and pale blue on thin yellowish (almost pelure) paper in a complete sheet of twelve, from the 1894 lithographic transfer using the essay head in three rows of four, with outer frames of wavy lines and rosette; thin strip of tape along top edge, very fine and scarce (Spence 67)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints4a. brown-red and dark blue on thin yellowish (almost pelure) paper complete sheet of twelve, 1894 Lithographic transfer using the essay head in three rows of four, with outer frames of wavy lines and rosettes, with “facsimile copy-1894”, folded at left and right with one showing large part “(j.) whatman (1874)” watermark, fine and rare. (Spence 69)provenance:E. A. SmythiesSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Four Anna 1891 ReprintsA group on an album page (15) including blocks of four (2) and a pair; three examples with "specimen" on reverse; fineRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Four Anna 1891 ReprintsA small group written up on an album page comprising two single examples showing the issued head on watermark paper cut-square, and a pair from the lower-left corner of the sheet showing the essay head with blue wavy lines on watermark paper; fineRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints1890 (Dec.) die proof in lake on white parchment paper (225 x 78 mm.) taken from the copper plate during Tapling's visit to India, before the plate was defaced; comprising 2a. square design, 2a. octagonal design, 4a. head die III with surround of wavy lines and rosettes and head only se-tenant; some light toning, fine and extremely rare, an exhibition showpiece of the 1854 essays and reprints. Spence 3, 7, 8 and 50cRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue 1891 Reprints1890 (Dec.) die proof in black on white parchment paper taken from the copper plate during Tapling's visit to India, before the plate was defaced comprising 2a. square design, 2a. octagonal design, 4a. head die III with surround of wavy lines and rosettes and head only se-tenant, light vertical fold; very fine and rare, an exhibition showpiece. Spence 4, 5, 7, 50dRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue4a., second printing, (2, one cut-into at top and foot) used in combination with 1a., die II and tied to piece by '25' diamond of bars obliterations; a little toned. S.G. 14, 19Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue4a. blue and red, third printing, cut square with large even margins, cancelled by diamond of bars; fine. S.G. 21bSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue4a. blue and red, fourth printing, cut square with clear to large margins, used by diamond of dots obliterator; toned, otherwise a good example. S.G. 23Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue4a. blue and red, fourth printing, cut square with clear to good margins, cancelled by clear '1' in diamond of bars; fine. S.G. 23Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue4a. blue and rose-red, fifth printing, good to very larg margins and with clear 'b/1' octagonal cancellation of Bangkok; fine. S.G. 25Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1856-64, prepared for use but not issued, 2a. yellow-green, large part original gum; fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1989). S.G. 50, £4,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1902-11 25r. brownish-orange and blue, lightly mounted mint; fine. Ceremuga Certificate (2023). S.G. 147, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1911-23 almost complete group of thirty-five values to 25r. with most listed shades and 1922-26 set of four to 3a; generally fine mint. S.G. 151-191 and 197-200, £1,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1926-33 Multiple Star complete set to 25r., large part original gum; generally fine. S.G. 201-219 group, £650+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1904 Telegraph 50r. carmine, horizontal pair from the top of the sheet; large part original gum, some light gum discolouration mainly affecting the selvedge and the left stamp, the right stamp unmounted. fresh colour. S.G. T65, £750+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) IndiaA collection of Queen Victoria Revenue stamped papers (20) with a range of denominations comprising 105r., 112r., 115r., 135r., 137r.8a., 155r., 165r., 212r.8a., 325r., 350r., 362r.8a., 387r.8a., 412r.8a., 450r., 475r., 487r.8a., 512r.8a., 700r., 925r. and 1000r. in various colours andn all perforated "cancelled"; all proof impressions on white wove paper (263 x 420mm., folded either side of Frank Godden album pages); a lovely groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) IndiaConvention StatesChamba1940-43 Service overprint set of fifteen to 10r., lightly mounted mint; fine. S.G. O72-86, £450Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) IndiaFeudatory StatesJaipur1931 Investiture of the Maharaja set of twelve, large part original gum; fine. S.G. 40-51, £950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Iraq1917 Issues for BaghdadStamps of Turkey Surcharged Pictorial Designs of 1914¼a. on 5pa. dull purple (Leander's Tower), surcharged in black with large part original gum, expert signature on reverse, fine. Brandon Certificate (2022) S.G. 2 £475Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Iraq1917 Issues for BaghdadStamps of Turkey Surcharged Pictorial Designs of 19142a. on 1pa. bright blue surcharged in black, wider lower and left margins, large part original gum, fresh and fine. Sorani certificate (1995), S.G. 6 £700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Iraq1917 Issues for BaghdadStamps of Turkey Surcharged Postal Jubilee½a. on 10pa. carmine with black surcharge lightly cancelled, a couple shorter corner perforations nevertheless well-centred and a good used example. S.G. 9 £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Iraq1917 Issues for BaghdadStamps of Turkey Surcharged Postal Jubilee2a. on 1pi. black and violet, with large part original gum, horizontal crease though still fresh and attractive. S.G. 11 £900.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Iraq1917 Issues for BaghdadStamps Opt With Six-Pointed Star and Crescent½a. on 10pa. green, with large part original gum, a few short perfs nevertheless a fine unused example. S.G. 13 £475Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Iraq1917 Issues for BaghdadStamps Opt With Six-Pointed Star and Crescent2a. on 1pi. ultramarine, centred to the left with large part original gum, expert signatures on reverse, fresh colour, fine. S.G. 17 £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Iraq1917 Issues For BaghdadStamps of Turkey Surcharged Date Between Crescent and Star½a. on 10pa. carmine, perforation 13½, , large part original gum, small thin and diagonal crease only across the bottom left corner otherwise a fine unused example. S.G. 20a £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Iraq1917 Issues For BaghdadStamps of Turkey Surcharged Date Between Crescent and Star1a. on 10pa. on 20pa. claret centred to the left with large part original gum, small gum bend on the right. R.P.S. certificate (2021) S.G. 23 £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Jamaica1883-97 2d. grey, block of four, the top pair lightly mounted, the bottom pair unmounted mint, fresh colour and fine, scarce multiple. S.G. 20 £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Jamaica1905/11 1/- deep brown vertical pair with lower stamp showing variety '$' for 'S' in shilling and with upper margin showing sheet number '173', upper stamp with noticeable hinge remnants though the lower stamp unmounted mint, a couple toned perforations, still a rare multiple. S.G.53/53b £1428provenance:Spink 12 April 2007, lot 1197Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Jamaica1919-21 1/- orange-yellow and red-orange, variety frame inverted, a fine mint example with large part original gum, an important rarity with fewer than twenty known examples. S.G. 85a, £40,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and TanganyikaEast Africa And Uganda Protectorates1903-04 50r. grey and red-brown overprinted specimen, well-centred and with large part original gum, fine and fresh. S.G.16s £450Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and TanganyikaEast Africa and Uganda Protectorates1912-21 1c. to 50r. partial set with additional shades overprinted specimen, large part original gum, noticeable peripheral toning up to the 10r. otherwise fine. S.G. 44-61 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda And TanganyikaEast Africa and Uganda Protectorates1912-21 500r. green and red on green, large part original gum, very faint gum disturbance at top, fresh and fine. S.G. 63s £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Crown CA£3 purple and yellow, well-centred and unmounted mint; very fine. Signed A.D(iena). S.G. 97, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Crown CA£4 black and magenta, well-centred and lightly mounted mint; fine. Signed Raybaudi and with his Certificate (2007). S.G. 98, £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 Crown CA£10 black and green, overprinted "specimen", large part original gum; fine. S.G. 100s, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Crown CA£20 red and green, overprinted "specimen", well-centred and lightly mounted mint; fine. 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 Crown CA£25 black and red, from the right of the sheet, handstamped "specimen" locally in violet, traces of original gum; a scarce local specimen overprint. S.G. 102s var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Crown CA£50 black and brown from the foot of the sheet, handstamped "specimen" locally in violet, traces of original gum; a scarce local specimen overprint. S.G. 103s var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Crown CA£75 purple and grey from the left of the sheet, handstamped "specimen" locally in violet, traces of original gum; a scarce local specimen overprint. S.G. 104s var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 Watermark Multiple Crown CA£75 purple and grey, overprinted "specimen", centred to the left, large part original gum. S.G. 104s, £4,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kuwait1923-24 complete set of twenty-seven unissued with the obsolete spelling 'koweit' overprinted on each, comprising the ½a. to 10r. set of fourteen values and the 'service' overprint set of thirteen; fine and fresh mint, only a very few complete sets remain, this being one of the finest. B.P.A. Certificate (2014) for all values. S.G. see footnote below No. 15, £45,000Note:Produced in 1923, these essays were prepared prior to adopting the name 'Kuwait' for postal purposes and making it closer to the pronunciation in Arabic. Two panes of twelve of each value were overprinted in Calcutta....

(x) Kuwait1939 ½a. to 15r. set of thirteen, each value in a block of four, unmounted mint; fine and scarce multiples. S.G. 36-51w, £1,600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kuwait1939 10r. purple and claret, horizontal pair, right stamp variety extended 't', lightly mounted mint; fine. S.G. 50, 50b, £2,590Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kuwait1923-24 Service set of fourteen to 15r. and 1929-33 Service set to 15r.; generally fine and fresh mint. S.G. O1-O27, £1,450Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Lagos1876-79 1d. to 1/- set of six, large part original gum, some toning though still fine appearance. S.G. 10-16 £1,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Lagos1884-86 5/- blue (2), a mint and used example, both well centred, the former with large part original gum and some gum disturbance, the latter cancelled by neat barred oval cancellation, a useful duo. Sismondo Certificate (2018) for the mint. S.G. 28 £1,350Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Lagos1904 ½d. to 10/- complete set of ten with an additional 2½d. showing variety smaller letters of value, part to large part original gum, generally fine. S.G. 44-53 £675Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Long Island2½d. on 1pi violet and buff, with large part original gum, faint diagonal corner crease to the right, only twenty-five stamps originally issued, an extremely rare stamp, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1917) S.G. 3 £8,000provenance:ex HoutzamerSubject 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 fresh mint example, large part original gum; fine. S.G. 51, £2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaFederated Malay States1904-22 MCA 1918 unissued 4c. on 3c. scarlet, from the right of the sheet, traces of original gum; slightly short perf. at top otherwise fine and rare. S.G. see footnote after No. 51, £5,500Note:The 3c. scarlet was surcharged in 1918 but was never issued. The entire printing of 5,000 stamps was sunk at sea, nevertheless a few examples do exist. provenance:'Sentosa', August 2015Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaNegri SembilanSungei Ujong1881 2c. brown, two used examples, the second example showing Types 11 and 14, showing variety inverted 's' and 'e' almost entirely missing, the first example overprinted Types 12 and 14, both tied to small piece by light barred oval; a very rare variety. S.G. 10a, 11, unpriced usedprovenance:'Sentosa', August 2015Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaNegri SembilanSungei Ujong1891 2c. on 24c. green, variety watermark inverted, used with part light c.d.s. cancellation; fine. S.G. 46w, unpriced usedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaNegri Sembilan1898-1900 4c. on 8c. dull purple and ultramarine, vertical pair the lower stamp variety surcharge omitted, used with part clear 'seremban' c.d.s., fine and rare. Various expert signatures and handstamps on the reverse. S.G. 19a, £5,500provenance:'Sentosa', August 2015Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaPerak1886 1c. on 2c. pale rose, variety 'one'inverted, part original slightly toned gum; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). S.G. 29a, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaSelangor1895-99 CA $25 green and orange, well-centred, large part original gum; fine. S.G. 66, £5,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1880 (Apr.) '10' on 30c. claret, a group of seven used examples showing all the overprint types (except Type h), generally good to fine, Type g with a few short perfs. and Type i with a slight corner crease at upper left, otherwise good to fine. S.G. 33-36, 37-39, £3,900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1892-94 3c. on 32c. carmine-rose, variety surcharge omitted, large part original gum; fine and fresh. B.P.A. Certificate (1980). S.G. 94a, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1906 Labuan overprint almost complete set of ten to $1 (no 2c.), each showing variety line through 'b', large part original gum. S.G. 141b, 143a-151b, £6,700+Subject 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", well-centred and lightly mounted mint; a fine example. S.G. 169s, £5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

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

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1912-23 Watermark Multiple Crown CA$100 black and carmine on blue, well-centred and with large part original gum; fine. S.G. 214s, £1,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1912-23 Watermark Multiple Crown CA$500 purple and orange-brown, overprinted "specimen", some fain gum toning on the reverse; otherwise fine. S.G. 215s, £5,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1922 Malaya-Borneo Exhibition $1 black and red on blue, block of four with interpanneau margin at right, the upper right stamp with variety small second 'a' in 'malaya', full original gum; fne. S.G. 247, 247d, £3,250+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1917-18 Red Cross 2c. on 4c. red-brown and green, vertical strip of three, the lower stamp surcharge omitted, large part original slightly toned gum. Brandon Certificate (2006). S.G. 21, 21a, £4,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1921-41 Script $5 green and red on yellow, large part original gum; fine. S.G. 44, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1921-41 Script $10 green and scarlet, well-centred and with large part original gum; fine and fresh, rare. S.G. 47, £10,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1922 Malaya-Borneo Exhibition, complete set of eleven to $5, all used and showing variety raised stop after 'exhibition'; fine. $5 with B.P.A. Certificate (2006). S.G. 48c-58c, £1,900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1922 Malaya-Borneo Exhibition, complete set of ten all showing variety no stop (the $5 does not exist with the variety), fresh and fine mint. S.G. 48f-57f, £3,800+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Mauritius1900-05 1c. to 5r. set of eighteen, the 5r. unmounted otherwise large part original gum, generally fine. S.G. 138-155 £400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Montserrat1884-85 4d. blue with large part original gum, a horizontal gum bend and tiny thin spot nevertheless well centred and fresh colour. BPA certificate (2020) S.G. 11 £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Morocco AgenciesGibraltar Issues Overprinted18995c. to 2p. set all with variety hyphen between "nc", all in pairs (except the 50c.) with large part original gum, scarce and fine set. S.G. 9-16 £1,080+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Newfoundland1857-64 1/- scarlet-vermilion, good to large margins, light cancellation in black; creased and with small thin and pin hole, still a good example of this difficult stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1995). S.G. 9, £9,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Newfoundland1897 1c. on 3c. grey purple, , lightly cancelled at left; a good example. S.G. 82, £500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) North Borneo1886-87 $2 sage-green with large part original gum, faint diagonal gum crease to the right otherwise fresh and fine. S.G. 32 £700Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) North BorneoMalaya-Borneo Exhibition 19222c. to 50c. set of fourteen overprinted specimen, the 24c. showing variety stop after "EXHIBITION", large part original gum, some toning though generally fine. S.g. 253s-275s £500+ Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Nigeria1900-1912 complete sets (4) overprinted specimen including 1900 ½d. to 10/-, 1902 ½d. to 10/-, 1910 ½d. to 10/- and 1912 ½d. to £1, large part original gum, from the Portuguese Postal archive, fresh and fine. Cat £1,100+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nova Scotia1851-601d. red-brown, good even margins, trace of vertical crease not affecting the fine appearance; unused without gum. S.G. 1, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nova Scotia3d. bright blue on bluish paper, horizontal pair, large even margins and with part original gum; fine and very fresh appearance. B.P.A. Certificate (2022). S.G. 3, £2,800+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nyasaland1913-21 £10 purple and royal blue, large part original gum, a few toned perfs otherwise fine. S.G. 99e £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1892-1924 mainly mint group on a Hagner page and stockcard including 1892 £2 rose-red used, 1892-94 Arms ½d. to 4/- set, 1898-1908 Large Arms £20 yellow-bistre fiscally used, 1905 Victoria Falls set to 5/-, 1910-13 Double Heads perf. 14 (19) including ½d. (4, shades), 2½d. used block of four, 3d. (3, shades), 4d. (4, shades), 5d. (2), 3/- and 5/- and 1913-19 Admirals with ½d. block of six, Die I 5d. (4), 6d. (3) and Die II 10d. (3); a good to fine groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1892-93 £5 sage-green, two unused examples without gum from the Waterlow archives; fine. S.G. 12Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1892-93 £10 brown, unused without gum from the Waterlow archives; fine. S.G. 13Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1898-1908 £5 deep blue, unused without gum from the Waterlow archives, fine. S.G. 92Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue½d. used group (7) comprising RJL 11 [82] and [87]) and RJL 12 [51], [65], [86-87] and [88]; the pair with some colour suffusion though generally fine and a scarce group. RJL 11, 12Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssueA ½d. and 1d. used group on pages, including ½d. perf. 14 (25) with a range of RJL shades and cancellations, perf. 15 (9) with a range of RJL shades and perf. 13½ (5) including used on the first day of issue with PFSA Cert., 1d. with perf. 14 (15) with a range of shades and cancellations, perf. 15 (9) with various shades and cancellations and perf. 13½. (3) in deep bright carmine, bright carmine and deep carmine; good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue1913 (18 Feb.) Wilson envelope from Kansanshi to Birmingham, bearing perf. 15 1d. carmine-lake, marginal from the left of the sheet, neatly cancelled by a fine double-ring datestamp. Rare and lovely. Memoir 34, K18, page 241provenance:'Cottonwood', June 2021Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssueA used collection on pages including 2d. perf. 14 (16) in a variety of shades and with a range of cancellations, perf. 15 (7), 2½d. perf. 14 (6), 3d. perf. 14 (15) showing a range of RSC shades, perf. 15 (8) and perf. 14 x 15, 4d. with perf. 14 (8) and perf. 15 (3) and 5d. perf. 14 (7) and perf. 15 (2); generally good to fine with a lovely range of cancellations and shadesSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 15 2d. black and slate-blue, no gash headplate, unplated, deep black and deep black, large part original gun; fine and scarce. RSC Kprovenance:'Cottonwood', June 2021Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue5d. lake brown and green, used with part 'selukwe' c.d.s., a couple of very faintly toned perfs. at upper left otherwise fine. 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 Issue6d. red-brown and crimson, hook headplate, [3], marginal with large part imprint, unmounted mint and very rare, only seven examples having been recorded to date. RSC Dprovenance:'Cottonwood', June 2021Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssueA used group of 6d. and 8d. on album pages including perf. 14 6d. (14) perf. 15 (5), 8d. with perf. 14 (25) and perf. 13½ (12); a good group, various RSC and S.G. listed shades and a range of cancellationsSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue8d. grey-purple and dull purple, long gash headplate, unplated with unusual head colour; part original gum. S.G. 185aprovenance:Sundback'Cottonwood', June 2021Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssueA used group of 10d., 1/- and 2/- values on pages including 10d. (8), 1/- perf. 14 (13) and perf. 15 (6) and 2/- perf. 14 (8) and perf. 15 (6); a variety of RSC listed shades and cancellation; generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 x 15, 1/- black and blue-green, thick ear headplate, cancelled by central 'salisbury/ s. rhodesia' c.d.s., very faintly toned perfs in places not detracting from this fine and rare stamp. S.G. 181a, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssueA used group of 2/6d. and 3/- values on album pages including perf. 14 (10) and 3/- (10), a good range of shades and cancellationsSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue2/6d. black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate, unplated mint example; fine. S.G. 157provenance:'Cottonwood', June 2021Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue5/- crimson and yellow-green, short gash headplate, showing flaw above the King's head caused by foreign body on the plate, large part original gum; fine and unusual. S.G. 160a var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue5/- long gash headplate used group on a page (9) comprising S.G. 159 and a range of RSC shades from A through to G, good clear cancellations; good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue7/6d. deep rose-red and (bright) grey-blue, hook headplate, unplated; deep rich colours, large part original gum, fine. RSC Cprovenance:'Royal Palm', March 2018Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue7/6d. used group on a page and stockcard (8) comprising S.G. 160b, 161 and 162 and examples of RSC B, C, E (ex. Wilson) F and G; generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue10/- deep slate-green and (deep) orange (towards Indian red), long gash headplate, large part original gum; fine. S.G. 164 var.provenance:'Cottonwood', June 2021Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue10/- used group on a page (5) comprising S.G. 163 variant, 164 and 164 variant (ex 'Cottonwood') and RSC A and RSC C (ex Wilson); good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 £1 carmine-red and bluish black, long gash headplate, unplated, with deep rich head and frame shades; fine and fresh mint. S.G. 165, £1,600provenance:'Royal Palm', March 2018Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 £1 crimson and slate black, long gash headplate, overprinted "specimen", large part original gum. S.G. 166asprovenance:Dr. Arnold BrickmanSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head IssuePerf. 14 £1 bright scarlet-vermilion and blue grey-black, hook headplate, fine used and lightly cancelled 'fife' as are all known examples, a scarce commercial usage. RSC KSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue£1 used group on pages comprising Perf. 14 (7) including one fiscally used (RSC D) and including examples of RSC F and H, also a group of Perf. 15 fiscally used examples (5); also some later modern reprints on a hagner page etc.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head Issue£1 red and black, perforated 15, tiny tone spot at top not affecting the appearance; fine and rare. Signed E.D(iena) and with his Certificate (1990). S.G. 179, £18,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1913-24 Admiral mint and used collection in a large stockbook, huge range laid out by value from 2d. to £1 and by Die, several Die IIIA noted and some values with variety waxed moustache, etc. a valuable and incredibly useful lot, hundreds; condition generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1913-19 Admiral mint group on a stock page (39) mainly Die II or III with a couple of Die I low values, comprising 2d. (7, shades), 3d. (40, 4d. (3), 5d. (2), 6d. (3), 8d. (2), 10d. (3), 1/- (3), 2/- (2), 2/6d. (3), 3/-, 5/- (2, Die II and IIIB), 7/6d. (Die II), 10/- (1922-24) and £1 (Die IIIB); generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Seychelles1901 3c. on 36c., variety surcharge double, two mint examples; slightly toned gum. Brandon Certificate (2001) for one. S.G. 39a, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) South Africa1913-24 £1 pale olive-green and red, upper right corner example; lightly mounted toned gum. S.G. 17a, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) South West Africa1943 4s. slate-green, block of eight comprising four bilingual pairs, variety overprint inverted, tied to piece by two clear strikes of 'grootfontein' c.d.s., fine and a scarce multiple. Brandon Certificate (1997). S.G. 129a, £2,600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Helena1911 1d. red overprinted specimen, with large part original gum, prepared for use but not issued, fine and scarce. S.G. 71s £450Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Helena1922-37, 15/- grey and purple/ blue with large part original gum, well-centred and fine. S.G. 113 £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Helena1934 ½d. to 10/- set of ten with large part original gum, fine and fresh. S.G. 114-123 £425Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Helena1961 (12 Oct) Tristan Relief Fund 2½c. + 3d. to 10c. on 1/- set of four, tied to registered envelope to England and cancelled on first day of issue, fine and scarce. S.G. 172-175 £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Kitts-NevisSt Christopher1882-90 4d. blue, large part original gum, fresh colour and fine, signed A. Diena on reverse. S.G. 17 £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Kitts-NevisNevis1862-90 mint and used selection on stockcards comprising 1862 and 1866 1d. unused plate reconstruction, a range of 1862-78 issues to 1/- mint (65+) and used (35+) including 1871-78 1/- variety crossed lines on hill (BPA certificate 1964), 1882-90 ½. to 1/- (22); 1876-78 stamps handstamped 'Revenue' (14) including double handstamps, retouches etc, mixed condition though a useful lot to study with very high catalogue value.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Kitts-NevisNevis1871-78 1d. pale rose-red unused sheet of twelve with complete margins, in a worn state with lines showing in the 'Nevis' panel, some toning nevertheless a scarce sheet. S.G 15 £420 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Kitts Nevis1921-29 2/- purple and blue on blue overprinted "Specimen" showing variety overprint double, large part original gum, scarce and fine. S.G 47asa £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Lucia1863 6d. on 4d. indigo, unused with part original gum, minor imperfections though good colour, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1961) S.G 10 £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Lucia½d. on 3d. dull mauve and green block of four, bottom left stamp showing dropped 'P' of 'Penny', unused with large part original gum, lower pair unmounted, scare multiple. S.G. 53 £640Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Lucia1895 (Mar. 18) envelope used locally addressed to Castries bearing ½d. and ½d. on 3d. showing variety surcharge inverted, both tied by 'St Lucia' c.d.s's, scarce and fine. S.G. 56b £550 (from x 6 on cover)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Lucia1950 perf. 14½ x 14 12c. claret, fresh and well-centred, unmounted mint. S.G. 153a £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St Lucia1930 1d. black on blue showing variety handstamped number double on same stamp, number "9323" at top and "9234" at bottom, without gum as issued, a scarce example showing two numbers, fresh and fine. S.G. D1 £2,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1862 (Sept.) 6d. deep green, horizontal pair variety imperforate between , pressed diagonal crease not affecting the appearance; large part original gum, fine and very rare. B.P.A Certificate (2020). S.G. 4a, £13,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) St. Vincent1883-84 ½d. colour trial in orange, large part original gum, signed on the reverse in pencil; fine and rare. P.F Certificate (1988). S.G. see footnote below No. 45, £950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Tobago1880 (Nov.) 1d. manuscript surcharge on half of 1879 6d. orange, used with 'a14' cancellation, small tone spot at left otherwise fine. R.P.S. (1937) and B.P.A. (2021) Certificates. S.G. 7, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Tobago1884 CA Postal Fiscal £1 mauve, part original gum; fine. Behr Certificate (2015). Barefoot 12, S.G. footnote below No. 6Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Trinidad1876 perf. 14 1d. lake, 4d. bluish grey (faint toning on reverse), 6d. bright yellow-green (2) and 1/- chrome-yellow (2); generally good to fine mint unless mentioned. S.G. 75-78 group, £765Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.