CEYLON

Sale 3022 - Session 3 - United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Collections
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  • Lot# : 3410 CEYLON

    CEYLON SPECIALIZED COLLECTION. "collector»s collection" of hundreds of KG V and KG VI issues written-up with illustrations of the flaws on quadrille pages in an album; highlights include 1935 Silver Jujbilees with study of the constant plate varieties on the 6c used incl line by turret (SG.379f), dot to left of chapel (SG.379g), followed by the 1938/49 Pictorials with a denomination-by-denomination in-depth survey of the shades, watermarks, better perforations, as well as many flaws incl. the comma flaw on all three perf types on the 2c used (SG.386aa, 386ab, 386ba x2), as well as equally major flaws not listed nevertheless proven constant by the collector, for example the apostrophe after «2», deformed «M» on the 3c on both De La Rue and Bradbury Wilkinson printings, even highly unusual flaws on the higher values, with long diagonal line on both stamps in pair of 2r, etc.; the collection continues with the 1940 Surcharges incl. 3c on 20c lower margin inscription part sheet of 30 mint, 3c on 6c block of 15 tied on piece by Kandapola cds cancels, etc, etc. A delightful specialised collection.
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : 750 USD

    Lot# : 3411 CEYLON

    CEYLON COLLECTION, 1857/88. mint and used collection on old-fashioned album pages with only a handful of empty spaces, incl a range of imperfs to 1/-, 1863/66 4d Rose carmine mint and 6d Sepia mint, 1867/70 2d Ocher and 5d Olive green mint, 1870s issues to 96c used incl 48c Rose mint, surcharges incl 5c on 48c and 5c on 96c used, 10cts on 64cts mint, etc,, typical mixed condition as to be expected in collections of this vintage though mostly confined to the first issues; VG-VF; enormous catalog value
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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