CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

Sale 3022 - Session 3 - United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Collections
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  • Lot# : 3409 CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

    CAPE OF GOOD HOPE ASSORTMENT. collection of dozens of mostly "Trioangles" on quadrille album leaves, with 44 triangles almost all full margins including a few margin singles, highlights are the 1853 1d brick red used with watermark sideways (SG#1b), 1857 1d brick red (#5) used with partial sheet margin, as well as a beautiful mint example with full original gum cataloging £5,000, all in excellent condition. Then the scarce 1862 6d slate-lilac mint and used (#7c), followed by 1859 1/- deep dark green x2 used, the 1864 6d bright mauve x2 (#20/#20a?) and 1/- bright emerald green x2 (#21) used, 2d deep blue unused showing most unusual plate flaw strike through «s» of postage, then 2d blues from worn plates, etc., additionally later issues includes 1876 1d on 1/- unused pair with shifted o/p (#33), 1893 1d surcharge variety without stop after «penny» mint (#57b), etc., typical mixed conditiopn but an overall Fine lot of these classics; owner's SG £25,000+; a neat collection of selected examples and varieties as collected in the good old days
    Start Price : 5,000 USD
    Current Opening : 5,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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