Great Britain

Sale 3027 Part III - British Commonwealth and Worldwide Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 2001 Great Britain

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    1, 1840 1d Black, single with ample to clear margins tied on partial outer folded letter sheet to London by bold red Maltese cross cancel, "Ware J. 20, 1841" split-ring backstamp and red 1/21 receiver, Very Fine (Scott $600)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2002 Great Britain

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    1, 1840 1d Black, single with margins to slightly in at lower right tied on partial folded letter sheet to London by red Maltese cross cancel, "Torquay OC 9 1840" split-ring cancel, red London backstamp receiver, F-VF. (Scott $600).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2003 Great Britain

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    2, 1840 2d Blue, pair, "FJ-FK", nice red Maltese Cross cancels, lovely color, margins except just in at top on right stamp, horiz crease, Very Fine appearance (Scott $2,100 as pair, SG 5, £2,400 as singles)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2004 Great Britain

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    3, 1841 1d Red brown on bluish, N-I, four clear to ample margins, o.g., small h.r., small natural inclusion bottom margin, Very Fine (Scott $650)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 2005 Great Britain

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    3, 1841 1d Red brown, 6 singles and 1 pair, each with Maltese Cross with number in center cancel comprised of 1 (pair), 2, 3, 5-7, 9, each 2-3 margins, VG-Fine (SG 8, £1,445)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2006 Great Britain

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    3-4, 1841 1d Red brown, 2d Blue, plus cut-to-shape 1sh embossed (Scott 5) on folded letter sheet addressed to "St Johns/ Porto Rico" (San Juan) by indistinct oval grid cancels, backstamped Liverprool NO 1 1850, red London 2 NO 1850, stamps 2-3 margins, Fine and scarce destination
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2007 Great Britain

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    5, 1847 1sh Pale green, c entrally struck "466" barred oval cancel, clear to amle margins all aound (scarce thus), Very Fine (Scott $900, SG 55, £1,000)
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 2008 Great Britain

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    33 var, 1864 1d Rose red, Inverted watermark, plate 101, "N-I", o.g., l.h., fresh and Fine, scarce variety (SG 44Wi, £110)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 2009 Great Britain

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    33, 1864 1d Rose red, bottom left plate no 124 and imprint block (comprised, on order left to right - rejoined block of six, block of four, vertical pair), "SA-TF", o.g. with usual natural gum creases, 7 stamps NH, others l.h. or h.r., VG-Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 280 USD

    Lot# : 2010 Great Britain

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    33, 1864 1d Rose red, 10 unused singles, plates 199/214, 1 with couple pulled perfs, one with trimmed perfs at bottom, VG-VF
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 2011 Great Britain

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    33, 1864 1d Rose red, 19 unused singles from different plates (127/155), usual few minor faults, VG-VF
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 2012 Great Britain

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    33, 1864 1d Rose red, complete run of plate numbers (less #77, 225) arranged on stock sheets, mostly o.g. with some NH or unused, usual VG-VF with most better centered than typically seen (Scott $11,375)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 500 USD

    Lot# : 2013 Great Britain

    33, 1864 1d Rose red, collection of several hundred used neatly arranged on stock sheets with every single having the same corner letters, i.e. "A-A", "B-B", etc., good number of different plates reperesented, usual mixed condition and centering, VG-VF (Scott $4,100+)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2014 Great Britain

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    43, 1865 4d Vermilion, 11 covers and one front with various frankings (incl single) from plates 7, 8 (2), 9, 10, 11, 12 (2), 13, 14 (3), with some shade varieties, one of the mixed frankings (on the front) includes an 1876 4d Vemilion (Scott 69), destinations include France, Greece, Canada, Italy, usual mixed condition but a Fine group
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2015 Great Britain

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    44, 1865 3d Rose, pair (right perfs trimmed) tied on printed folded letter datelined "Manchester 4 Juin 1867" addressed to Venice by bold Manchester "498" duplex cancels, red circled "PD", backstamped Venezia 7 Giu 67, the letter has a 1d revenue affixed and ms cancelled paying fee for a £300 receipt, Very Fine and attractive
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2016 Great Britain

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    49, 1867 3d Rose, plates 5-9, 10 (2) on single franking covers to USA, or Germany, Fine selection
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2017 Great Britain

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    50-51, 1867 6d Victoria, selection of nine covers and one front with various shades and pate numbers of the issue, destinations include Spain, Nova Scotia, Bohemia, US, etc., usual bit of postal wear, Fine group
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2018 Great Britain

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    1873 Cover to Diamond Field in Griqualand, 1sh Green pl 6 (Scott 54) tied by Richmond/ Surrey FE 4 73 cds and addressed to "Sidney Godolphin A Shippard Esq/ Klipdrift/ Griqualand/ Diamond-Fields South Africa/ via Cape Town" and with a Cape Town MR 6 receiver on address side, backstamped London and light DIAMOND FIELDS MR 12 oval, stamp with clipped wing margin, envelope bit roughly opened left and at top and with some minor faults, still a Fine cover to a remote diamond mining territory; Mr Shippard was appointed acting attorney-general of Griqualand West on Jan 25 1873, just prior to the dispatch of this letter
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2019 Great Britain

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    55, 1867 2sh Blue, with 1sh pl 4 wing margin single tied on folded letter dateline "Liverpool 8 Mo: 24th 1867" to Houston by "466" oval grids, red N. York "Paid" transit cds, ms "paid Per "Persia" via Cork" routing, ms "15" (triple 1sh rate), Liverpool transit on back,some staining/ aging/ postal wear but a nice use with the letter mentioning "yellow fever"
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2020 Great Britain

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    55a, 1867 2sh Pale blue, pl 1, top margin strip of three (FB-FD) with part imprint tied on piece by "131" grid cancels, fold in the piece causes perfs to be separated between 2nd and 3rd stamp, Fine (Scott $720 as singles, SG 120, £825 as singles)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 2021 Great Britain

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    57, 1867 5sh Rose, plate 1, nicely cetered with unususally fresh color, Very Fine (Scott $600, SG 127, £675)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2022 Great Britain

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    57, 1867 5sh Rose, plate 2, boldly struck cancls, few minor falts, Fine (Scott $1,200, SG 127, £1,500)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2023 Great Britain

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    57, 1867 5sh Rose, pl 2, GD, 4 JY 1 oval registry cancel, color bit faded, VG-Fine (Scott $1,200, SG 127, £1,500)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2024 Great Britain

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    58, 1870 ½d Rose, 10 covers and 3 fronts with single or mixed issue frankings, plate numbers include 3, 5, 6, 10-13, 15, 19, 20 (corner off), destinations include USA, Germany, Switzerland, usual mixed condition, Fine assortment
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2025 Great Britain

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    c.1875/1900 Covers Collection, about 120 covers (incl few fronts) in an album with single and mixed issue frankings, assortment of cancels and markings, foreign destinations include USA (incl 1882 to Wyoming Territory), Trieste, Hungary, France, Germany, Prince Edward Island, Austria, Canada, Portugal, Diamond Mines/ Griqualand West, Belgium, St Vincent, Finland, Norway, Ireland, Switzerland, New Zealand, Brazil, wrapper to Jamaica, Holland, Bermuda, etc., usual mixed condition, VG-VF, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2026 Great Britain

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    1882 Hand-Drawn Illustrated Postcard, with design showing native African soldier captioned "A recruit from Arabi's Army. (Special Uniform - little bit of Scotch Miss'd) (Mist)" belowand Latin phrase "Nemo me immune lacessit" (Scottish motto - "no one attacks me with impunity"), two London 1882 duplexes on card addressed to Stockton-on-Tees, light corner crease lower left, evenly toned but a wonderful designrnThe "Urabi revolt", was a nationalist uprising in Egypt from 1879 to 1882. It was led by and named for Colonel Ahmed "Urabi" and sought to depose the Khedive Tewfik Pasha and end British and French influence over the country. Despite a French refusal to resort to arms and the pacifist proclamations of the Gladstone administration in Britain, the uprising was ended by a British bombardment of Alexandria and invasion of the country that left it under foreign control until after World War II.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 2027 Great Britain

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    124, 1891 £1 Green, centrally struck Glasgow JY 31 94 cds, Fine example (Scott $800, SG 212,£800)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 2028 Great Britain

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    141, 1902 10sh Ultramarine, fresh color and wonderfully well centered, o.g., Very Fine (Scott $875, SG 265, £1,000) fresh color and wonderfully well centered, o.g., Very Fine (Scott $875, SG 265, £1,000)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 375 USD
    Hammer price : 400 USD

    Lot# : 2029 Great Britain

    1902/12 Covers Assortment, useful group of 45 covers with KE VII franking with 1d/1sh values including nice variety of shades/ perfs on ½d through 3d values, domestic and foreign uses incl Portugal, France, Germany, Norway, Mauritius, CapeTown, Switzerland, Tasmania, the US incl North Dakota (2), some typical postal wear, a Fine assortment with substantial catalog/ retail value
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 2030 Great Britain

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    173, 1913 2sh6p Dark brown, nicely centered , light evnly toned o.g., NH, usual few nibbed perfs, still Very Fine (Scott $390 for NH; SG 400, £300 for hinged)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2031 Great Britain

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    174, 1913 5sh Carmine, vertical pair with London cancels, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $680, SG 401, £650)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2032 Great Britain

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    179-81, 1919 2sh6p-10sh Britannia, fresh colors, o.g., h.r., F-VF (Scott $725, SG 414, 416-17, £960)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 2033 Great Britain

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    209, 1929 £1 Postal Union Congress, very well centered single with crisp detailed impression, just the barest hint of the usual light gum toning, NH, Very Fine example of this iconic issue (Scott $1,100 for NH, SG 438,£750 for hinged)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : 400 USD

    Lot# : 2034 Great Britain

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    209, 1929 £1 Postal Union Congress, top right corner margin single, light centrally struck cancel, Very Fine and choice (Scott $675, SG 438, £550)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 2035 Great Britain

    Great Britain Premium Assortment, mostly used 19th century issues and incl (used unless otherwise noted) 4 with "4" in Maltese Cross cancel, 19, 29-30 plates 7-9, 12-15; 27, 27a, 28, 45, 45a (plate 5, 6), O6, O35, O50, etc., usual mixed condition but better than suual, Fine selection
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 70 USD
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