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POSTAL AUCTION 127

CLOSING DATE

Saturday 2nd October 2021

Welcome to Postal Auction No. 127. In this sale we have Literature with a good range of British Commonwealth Postal History books, excellent sections of Brazil with TPOs, Chile Revenues, Colombia with postmarks, Cuba with an extensive run of Spanish period stamps, the breakdown of a large Ecuador collection with classics and postmarks, Haiti with more lots from the large 12 volume collection including the collection balances, Peru with classics, early covers, a superb selection of Civil War Provisionals and a 1942 Peru/Ecuador Border War cover, Uruguay including classic issues and French Post Offices in Zanzibar. There is also the usual good showing of Revenue and Cinderella material throughout. We hope there is something to interest you.

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Miscellaneous Lots & Collections

Lot 1 - 1880-1980 - ALL WORLD: Large world accumulation in box, includes stamps & covers, early to modern with better noted. A good sorter. (Many 100's) - Est £45

Lot 2 - 1880-1980 - AUCTION LOTS: Box with varied range of old auction lots all described & priced (Estimate values range from £5 - £20) includes many different countries with stamps, covers, some Proofs & varieties etc. (Total Estimate value over £300) - Est £125

Lot 3 - 1860-1980 - CENTRAL AMERICA: Small box with useful range of better items, sets & singles, odd error, variety or proof plus few covers & some loose & on pages includes old auction lots etc. Original Estimate £200+. (few 100) - Est £95

Lot 4 - 1870-1980 - COMMONWEALTH: Small box with useful range of better items, sets & singles, plus a few covers & some loose includes old auction lots etc. Original Estimate £200+. (few 100) - Est £95

Lot 5 - 1860-1980 - SOUTH AMERICA: Small box with useful range of better items, sets & singles, odd error, variety or proof plus few covers & some loose & on pages includes old auction lots etc. Original Estimate £200+. (few 100) - Est £95

Philatelic Literature

Lot 6 - 1991 - AUSTRALIA: The Postal History of the Australian Military Postal Services 1914-1950 by E Proud. A great book giving historical and postal information plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used. (584pp) - Est £45

Lot 7 - 2000 - BAHAMAS: The Postal History of Bahamas by E Proud. A great book giving historical and postal information plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used in the colony. (392pp) - Est £30

Lot 8 - 1985 - BRAZIL - REVENUES: 'Brazil Revenues - Federal, State and Municipal' by Paulo Barata. The definitive listing of all Brazilian revenues. A very scarce publication long out of print.(136pp) - Est £60

Lot 9 - 2000 - BRITISH GUIANA: The Postal History of British Guiana by E Proud. A super book giving historical and postal background plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used in the colony. (320pp) - Est £30

Lot 10 - 1981-1997 - CHILE: 'Chile News' the journal of the Chile Study Group number 1 - 57 from Jan 1981 to Jan 1997 plus the Cumulative index. A superb run of this specialist journal. A huge amount of information on Chilean Philately. (57 journals). - Est £45

Lot 11 - 1999 - FIJI: The Postal History of Fiji by E Proud. An excellent book giving historical and postal background plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used in the colony. (528pp) - Est £35

Lot 12 - 1994 - GAMBIA: The Postal History of The Gambia by E Proud. An extensive and well resaerched work giving historical and postal background plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used in the colony. (660pp) - Est £45

Lot 13 - 1989 - GERMAN EAST AFRICA: The Postal History of German East Africa by E Proud & K Pennycuick. An excellent book giving historical and postal background plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used in the colony. (222pp) - Est £20

Lot 14 - 1975 - GREAT BRITAIN - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 'T.P.O. A History of the travelling post offices of Great Britain Part 2 England South of the Midland T.P.O.'. Looks interesting. (76pp) - Est £8

Lot 15 - 1972 - GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND: 'The Postal History of Great Britain & Ireland to 1840' by R. M. Willcocks. A good introductory book covering the early history of the post in GB, hardback and in good condition. (80pp) - Est £10

Lot 16 - 2005 - GREAT BRITAIN: 'The British County Catalogue of Postal History Volume 3 - London' by Barrie Jay. A great book listing and illustrating postal markings to 1840 for London and the surrounding areas. Second edition. (200pp) - Est £12

Lot 17 - 1992 - GREAT BRITAIN: The Postal History of the British Naval and RAF Postal Services by E Proud. A superb reference work with lots of historical and postal information plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used by the various military services. (232pp) - Est £25

Lot 18 - 1992 - NEW ZEALAND: The Postal History of the New Zealand Military Postal Services 1845-1991 by E Proud and R M Startup. A super book giving historical and postal information plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used. (376pp) - Est £35

Lot 19 - 1995 - NIGERIA: The Postal History of Nigeria by E Proud. An enormous work covering all of the various Nigerian areas inc Oil Rivers, Niger Coast protectorate, Lagos amd Southern & Northern Nigeria giving historical and postal background plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used in the country. (888pp) - Est £65

Lot 20 - 2009 - PERU: 'Peru - Cancellation Handbook 1858-1873' by E Emsing (2009 edition), now the standard work on the cancellations of Peru. (120pp) - Est £40

Lot 21 - 2001 - PERU: 'Peru The 1858 Medio Peso Error of Colour, An Inventory' by Percy Bargholtz, a neat little booklet on the rarest stamp in Peruvian philately. Printed as the 'Mainsheet Special Edition No.1'. (24pp) - Est £6

Lot 22 - 1994 - SIERRA LEONE: The Postal History of Sierra Leone by E Proud. An excellent book giving historical and postal background plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used in the colony. (472pp) - Est £35

Lot 23 - 1989 - SOUTH AFRICA: The Postal History of the South African Army Postal Service by E Proud. An excellent reference work with lots of historical and postal information plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used by the South African military. (159pp) - Est £25

Lot 24 - 1996 - SWAZILAND & ZULULAND: The Postal History of Swaziland and Zululand by E Proud. A super book giving historical and postal background plus an illustrated listing of all of the postmarks and cancellations used in the two colonies. (182pp) - Est £25

Lot 25 - 2007 - URUGUAY: 'The Travelling Post Offices of Uruguay' by J G Walmsley, 2007. A superb book listing all of the Uruguayan railroads and TPOs, illustrating all of the cancellations. (102pp) - Est £30

Lot 26 - 1930 - WORLD - MAP: Circa 1930 55cm x 21.5cm folded map inscribed 'Map of the World on Mercator's Projection showing the British Empire' with red lines indicating the Telegraph routes across the British Empire territories. A little worn around the folds. - Est £10

Aden

Lot 27 - 1937 - 1r brown 'Dhow' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 9, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 28 - 1939 - 5r red brown & olive green GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 26, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 29 - 1947 - MARITIME: B&W PPC of a large Steamer from the Royal Dutch line endorsed in manuscript 'N. Tiemstra, pass M.S. "Tabinta"' franked with 1937 pair 3a sepia & carmine GVI issue (SG 22) tied by ADEN cds dated 7 NOV 1947. Addressed to HOLLAND. - Est £20

Lot 30 - 1951 - QUAITI: 2/- on 2r blue & purple and 5/- on 5r brown & green 'Surcharge' issue both cds used, some slight perf staining. (SG 26/7, Cat £77) - Est £35

Lot 31 - 1953 - 50c dull blue and 50c violet blue QE2 issue, perf 12 both values in fine mint blocks of four. (SG 58/9, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 32 - 1954 - KATHIRI: 1954 definitive issue set of ten good to fine mint. (SG 29/38, Cat £27) - Est £12

Lot 33 - 1960 - CINDERELLA: 50c green, blue & brown, 1/- red & brown & 2.50/- green & brown 'ADEN SOCOTRA EXPEDITION' illustrated 'Dhow' CINDERELLA labels, the set of three fine mint. - Est £15

Lot 34 - 1963 - QUAITI: Definitive issue, the set of twelve fine mint. (SG 41/52, Cat £50) - Est £22

Lot 35 - 1964 - Stampless cover with fine LITTLE ADEN cds dated 2 AUG 1964. Addressed locally to TELEGRAPH BAY, ADEN. Not taxed or intercepted by PO. Unusual. - Est £15

Lot 36 - 1966 - SOUTH ARABIA: Kathiri definitive issue with 'SOUTH ARABIA' opts, the set of thirteen fine mint. (SG 42/54, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 37 - 1970 - Circa 1970 proof sheet on buff paper of the 'USE YOUR VOTE' bilingual slogan cancel without any cds struck 5 times with manuscript 'Copy of two obliterators sent to Aden for use on 1st Nov.' Some folds but unusual. - Est £12

Argentina

Lot 38 - 1858 - Nice range of 'Confederation' issues with 5c red (5), 10c green (3) and 15c blue (3) all mint or unused in various shades plus 5c red with forged VILLA NUEVA FRANCA cancel, 15c blue two copies with forged ROSARIO cancels and one on piece with forged RIO CUARTO 'FRANCA' cancel. Also a 5c red with part oval 'FRANCA' cancel that looks genuine and 1860 5c red (large 5) genuine stamp tied on large piece by fake oval FRANCA cancel. Mixed condition. (SG 1/4) - Est £45

Lot 39 - 1858 - 10c green 'Confederation' issue, a fine looking four margin copy used with oval 'FRANCA' cancel in blue. Small thin on reverse but otherwise a fine example genuinely used, as most used examples have forged postmarks. (SG 2, Cat £55) - Est £30

Lot 40 - 1859 - BUENOS AIRES: 1p blue 'Liberty' issue 'Fine Impression, a good mint copy with part gum, four tight margins. (SG P31, Cat £23) - Est £15

Lot 41 - 1859 - BUENOS AIRES: 4r yellow green 'Liberty' issue 'Coarse Impression, a fine looking cds used copy, four good to large margins. Stamp has been expertly repaired at lower left corner. (SG P37, Cat £100) - Est £35

Lot 42 - 1862 - 5c rose 'Escudito' issue with accent, a fine used copy with part strike of oval CORREO NACIONAL DEL ROSARIO cancel in blue, four margins. (SG 7) - Est £25

Lot 43 - 1862 - 10c yellow green 'Escudito' issue, a fine four margin copy tied on large part cover by undated oval CORREOS NACIONALES ROSARIO cancel in blue with CORREOS DEL ROSARIO cds dated 25 DEC 1862 alongside. Fine & scarce. (SG 8) - Est £75

Lot 44 - 1862 - BUENOS AIRES: 2p blue 'Liberty' issue, a superb cds used copy, four large margins. Some thinning on reverse but super looking. (SG P49, Cat £55) - Est £30

Lot 45 - 1863 - 5c rose carmine 'Escudito' issue without accent over 'U', a fine lightly used copy, four tight to large margins. (SG 10a, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 46 - 1864 - Small lot of perforated 'Rivadavia' issue with 5c deep carmine, 10c green (2) and 15c blue two different shades, perforations are mixed, some separated by scissors but all are fine used. (SG 16d, 17 & 18, Cat £218 as cheapest) - Est £50

Lot 47 - 1867 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: 4d vermilion QV issue Plate 12, used with good strike of barred numeral 'B32' in blue of the British Post Office at Buenos Aires. (SG Z9 Cat £50) - Est £20

Lot 48 - 1877 - 8c on 10c green 'Surcharge' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 39, Cat £29) - Est £15

Lot 49 - 1883 - 12c ultramarine 'Envelope' issue with horizontal 'OFICIAL' opt, a fine used copy. (SG O62, Cat £34) - Est £20

Lot 50 - 1883 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 4c grey postal stationery card (H&G 1) datelined 'Espartillar, Ranchos, F.C.S. May 19th' on reverse with good if a little light strike of boxed E AMB'TE 10 F.C. SUD cancel dated 18 MAY 1883. Addressed to BUENOS AIRES with arrival marks on front. - Est £35

Lot 51 - 1889 - MARITIME: 6c rose postal stationery card (H&G 3) used with BUENOS AIRES cds. Addressed to FRANCE with good strike of octagonal 'LIGNE J PAQ FR. No. 6 French maritime cds in blue on front. Card has some creasing at right. - Est £20

Lot 52 - 1891 - TIERRA DEL FUEGO: 10c carmine rose 'Poppers Local Post' issue, a mint copy with full gum. (SG 1) - Est £15

Lot 53 - 1894 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 5c red PSE (H&G 12a) used with fine strike of boxed ESTAF. AMB F.C. DEL S. No. 46 cancel dated 7 NOV 1894. Addressed to ADROGUE. Cover has vertical crease & small split at top. - Est £30

Lot 54 - 1899 - 20p black & carmine 'Liberty Shield' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 241, Cat £110) - Est £75

Lot 55 - 1899 - 1p black & deep blue 'Liberty Shield' issue, perf 12, a fine mint copy, plus the perf 11½ issue for comparison. (SG 259 & 238, Cat £208+) - Est £100

Lot 56 - 1910 - ½c to 1p 'Centenary' issue, the part set fine mint. (SG 366/78, Cat £30+) - Est £15

Lot 57 - 1916 - 5p green & slate grey San Martin 'Independence Centenary' issue dated 1816-1916, a fine mint copy. (SG 430, Cat £130) - Est £95

Lot 58 - 1917 - 5p green & slate grey 'San Martin' issue fine mint. (SG 446B, Cat £21) - Est £10

Lot 59 - 1920 - 12c blue 'San Martin' issue with 'Large Sun' wmk with straight Rays, perf 13½, a good lightly used copy. A rare stamp missing from most collections. (SG 486B, Cat £275) - Est £150

Lot 60 - 1920 - REVENUES: Circa 1920, a complete sealed pack of Argentinian manufactured playing cards with a 50c brown 'Impuesto por un Juego de Naipes - Impuesto Internos Decreto No. 18.235' long REVENUE stamp affixed as to seal both ends of the pack. An amazing item to find complete and sealed. Very rare. - Est £50

Lot 61 - 1921 - POSTAL FORGERY: 5c vermilion 'San Martin' issue POSTAL FORGERY, no watermark, perf 11½, a fine mint copy. Scarce. (As SG 438, Kneitschel #338) - Est £35

Lot 62 - 1928 - 'Airmail' definitive issue, the set of nineteen fine mint. (SG 558/76, Cat £200) - Est £100

Lot 63 - 1930 - 20c ultramarine 'Zeppelin' OPT issue, with opt in green, a fine mint copy. (SG 587) - Est £12

Lot 64 - 1930 - ½c - 10c, 20c - 50c and 1p and 2p 'Revolution of 6 September' issue and 1931 colour change issue set of six all good to fine mint. Odd small fault. (SG 592/8, 600/06 & 611/, Cat £87+) - Est £40

Lot 65 - 1930 - 10p ultramarine & lake 'Revolution of 6th September' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 608, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 66 - 1932 - 'Graf Zeppelin 1932' OPT issue, the set of three fine mint. (SG 629/31) - Est £45

Lot 67 - 1933 - PERFIN: Incoming PPC & Cover from UK franked with 1924 GV issues, 2d on the PPC from Brighton and 2 x 1d & ½d on the cover from Jersey. Both addressed to the National Bank, Argentina' and both forwarded on arrival the PPC with added Argentina 1924 10c grey green and the cover with added 5c scarlet and 10c grey green all with 'B.N.A.' PERFINS tied by BUENOS AIRES cds's with oval 'Banco de la Nacion' cachet alongside. Both are readdressed to 'The Bank of England, London'. The cover is a little worn & tatty around the edges but an unusual pair. - Est £40

Lot 68 - 1935 - 'Philatelic Exposition Buenos Aires' miniature sheet comprising 4 x 10c grey green 'San Martin' issue. A fine mint example. (SG MS654, Cat £95) - Est £45

Lot 69 - 1936 - 10p black & maroon and 20p chocolate & greenish blue, the top two values fine mint. (SG 663/4, Cat £73) - Est £36

Lot 70 - 1936 - MINISTERIAL ISSUES: Printed 'Universidad de Buenos Aires Facultad de Ciencias Medicas' cover franked with 1936 10c scarlet with 'M.J.I.' opt (SG OD69E) tied by BUENOS AIRES cds. Addressed locally with official 'Signature' handstamp on front and arrival mark on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 71 - 1939 - 'Recorded Message' issue, the set of three fine cds used. (SG RM688/60, Cat £66) - Est £32

Lot 72 - 1939 - 1p 50c red brown 'Recorded Message' issue used on piece with 1935 20c pale blue tied by BUENOS AIRES cds. (SG RM690 & 653, Cat £45+) - Est £25

Lot 73 - 1940 - 'Airmail' issue, the set of five fine mint. (SG 689/93, Cat £26) - Est £12

Lot 74 - 1941 - 10c red 'Rivadavia' PSE with stamp obliterated by zigzag lines and opt 'Sin Valor Postal' for official use with oval SAN PEDRO DISTRITO No.4 cancel in red and SAN PEDRO cds dated MAR 1941. Addressed locally with arrival mark on reverse. - Est £20

Lot 75 - 1943 - GRAF SPEE: Printed 'Armada Nacional' telegram with oval ARMADA ARGENTINA ISLA MARTIN GARCIA official 'Anchor' cachet in blue with three line 'LEANDRO N ELIZONDO CAPITAN DE FRIGATA JEFE ISLA MARTIN GARCIA' cachet alongside with signature and oval ESTADO MAYOR GENERAL DE LA ARMADA ARCHIVO GENERAL SECRETARIA GENERAL NAVAL cachet in black. The message concerns sending non commissioned officer 'Michael Bruck' to the German Hospital in Buenos Aires for treatment. Needs further research. - Est £65

Lot 76 - 1944 - 'San Juan Earthquake Relief Fund' issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 736/9, Cat £60) - Est £35

Lot 77 - 1944 - EARTHQUAKE: Smaller scallop edged PPC or photo showing a building destroyed by the earthquake. Unused but with manuscript 'San Juan 19/2/44 Ruinas' endorsement on reverse. - Est £16

Lot 78 - 1945 - Pictorial 'Definitive' issue, without watermark, the set of fifteen fine mint except the 25c carmine red & pink which is used. (SG 747/64, Cat £180) - Est £85

Lot 79 - 1948 - 'Bicentenary of the Postal Service' issue the pair of miniature sheets fine mint. (SG MS808a & MS808b, Cat £63+) - Est £30

Lot 80 - 1950 - 'International Philatelic Exhibition' issue, the set of nine promotional postcards each with a printed image of a classic Argentinian stamp with either the 10c, 45c or 70c stamp (SG 820/2) of the issue tied on the picture side each by a different commemorative cancel. (9 cards) - Est £15

Lot 81 - 1952 - 'Eva Peron' issue, the complete set of twenty fine cds used. (SG 834/53, Cat £21) - Est £12

Lot 82 - 1952 - 'Eva Peron' top values 5p red brown, 10p red, 20p green & 50p blue all fine mint. (SG 850/853, Cat £75+) - Est £36

Lot 83 - 1960 - FIRST FLIGHTS: Nice group of illustrated 'B.O.A.C.' Comet-4 First flight covers from different legs of the South America - Great Britain Flight including to Brazil, Uruguay, Portugal, Spain & Great Britain. All have special cachets etc. (5 covers) - Est £30

Lot 84 - 1965 - 'Airmail' issue the set of eight fine mint. (SG 1147/54, Cat £24) - Est £12

Lot 85 - 1966 - '150th Anniversary of Independence' ARMS issue, the complete set of twenty five singles fine mint. (SG MS1172, Cat £65) - Est £30

Lot 86 - 1980 - '75th Anniversary of Argentine Presence in South Orkneys' PENGUIN issue miniature sheet of twelve fine mint. (SG MS1687, Cat £44) - Est £20

Lot 87 - 1973-1979 - MARITIME: Group of five long covers franked with various stamps all carried on Cruise ships either the 'Cabo San Roque' or 'M.S.Lindblad Explorer' plus one from the 'Bahia Aguirre' that was also flown by helicopter. The covers visited various Islands and Antarctic bases including the Falklands (Malvinas) all with commemorative cachets and cancels, some signed by the Commanders of the bases etc. A fine group for display. - Est £20

Lot 88 - 1973-1997 - BIRD THEMATICS: Nice collection of BIRDS issued between 1960 - 2002 inc one miniature sheet and two BOOKLETS all fine unmounted mint. (19 stamps + 1 MS & 2 booklets, SG 964/8, 1517/8, 2341a, 2384/7, 2487/90, 2730/3, 2885/8, Cat £57+) - Est £25

Ascension

Lot 89 - 1922 - 1½d rose scarlet and 2d black & grey GV issue with 'ASCENSION' opt in black, both fine mint. (SG 3/4, Cat £34) - Est £16

Lot 90 - 1934 - 2/6 black & bright purple GV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 29, Cat £45) - Est £22

Lot 91 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue the set of four fine mint. (SG 31/34, Cat £55) - Est £25

Lot 92 - 1938 - 'GVI' definitive issue the set of sixteen fine mint. (SG 38b/47a, Cat £250) - Est £120

Lot 93 - 1938 - 1d black & green 'Green Mountain' GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 39, Cat £44) - Est £22

Lot 94 - 1938 - 2/6 black & deep carmine GVI issue, perf 13, a fine mint copy. (SG 45c, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 95 - 1938 - 2/6 black & deep carmine GVI issue, perf 13½, a fine mint copy. (SG 45, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 96 - 1938 - 5/- black & yellow brown GVI issue, perf 13, a fine mint copy. (SG 46a, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 97 - 1938 - 5/- black & yellow brown GVI issue, perf 13½, a fine mint copy. (SG 46, Cat £95) - Est £45

Lot 98 - 1938 - 10/- black & bright purple GVI issue, perf 13½, a fine mint copy. (SG 47, Cat £110) - Est £50

 

Lot 99 - 1943 - Cover franked with 1938 ½d black & violet, 1d black & yellow orange, 1½d black & rose carmine, 2d black & red orange, 3d black & grey, 4d black & ultramarine, 6d black & blue and 1/- black & sepia GVI issue (SG 38, 39b, 40d, 41, 42a, 42c, 43 & 44) all tied by ASCENSION cds's dated 8 OCT 1943. Addressed to UK with boxed 'PASSED XX/.....' censor mark on front. Very attractive. - Est £40

Lot 100 - 2002 - 'Island Views' issue, the set of twelve fine unmounted mint. (SG 851/62, Cat £38) - Est £18

Australian States

Lot 101 - 1867 - NEW SOUTH WALES: 10d lilac QV issue , wmk Italic '10' perf 13, a fine mint copy. (SG 205, Cat £55) - Est £26

Lot 102 - 1891 - NEW SOUTH WALES: 1d green 'Postage Due' issue, perf 11, a fine mint copy. (SG D2b, Cat £24) - Est £12

Lot 103 - 1891 - NEW SOUTH WALES: 1d + 1d deep violet on cream postal stationery reply card (H&G 12) with small 'SPECIMEN' handstamp in black on each card and 1892 1½d + 1½d blue on cream postal stationery reply card (H&G 14) with the same 'SPECIMEN' handstamp. (2 items) - Est £20

Lot 104 - 1868 - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - DEPARTMENAL OFFICIALS: 2d orange red QV issue, perf 10 with large 'P.' official opt in black for use by the 'Police'. A fine used copy with light ADELAIDE cds dated AUG 17 1871. A couple of short perfs at base but otherwise fine and a very scarce stamp. (SG 160) - Est £60

Lot 105 - 1892 - TASMANIA: 2/6 brown & blue QV issue, a good used copy. One pulled perf at left. (SG 222, Cat £40) - Est £16

Lot 106 - 1899 - TASMANIA: 2½d indigo 'Pictorial' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 232, Cat £26) - Est £12

Lot 107 - 1899 - TASMANIA: 6d lake 'Pictorial' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 236, Cat £32) - Est £12

Lot 108 - 1884 - VICTORIA: 3/- drab 'Stamp Duty' POSTAL FISCAL issue, perf 12½, a fine mint copy with full gum. (SG 268, Cat £150) - Est £55

Lot 109 - 1885 - VICTORIA: 2/- olive green on pale green QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 303, Cat £55) - Est £26

Lot 110 - 1885 - VICTORIA: 2/- blue green QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 304a, Cat £23) - Est £10

Lot 111 - 1886 - VICTORIA: ½d lilac grey QV issue, a good mint copy. (SG 310, Cat £48) - Est £24

Australia

Lot 112 - 1913 - 6d ultramarine 'Roo' issue, Die 2, a fine mint copy. (SG 9, Cat £80) - Est £35

Lot 113 - 1915 - 2d grey 'Roo' issue, Die 1, a fine mint copy. (SG 35, Cat £50) - Est £20

Lot 114 - 1915 - 2½d deep blue 'Roo' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 36, Cat £29) - Est £12

Lot 115 - 1915 - 3d yellow olive 'Roo' issue, Die 1, a fine mint copy. (SG 37, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 116 - 1924 - 2d red brown, 3d dull ultramarine, 4d olive yellow and 4½d violet 'GV Head' issue all fine mint. (SG 78/81, Cat £103) - Est £45

Lot 117 - 1926 - 5d orange brown 'GV Head' issue, perf 13½ x 12½, a fine mint copy. (SG 103a, Cat £35) - Est £16

Lot 118 - 1929 - 3d green 'Air Mail' issue, 1931 'Kingsford Smith' AIR set of three and later 6d sepia AIR issue all fine mint. (SG 115, 121/3 & 139, Cat £46) - Est £22

Lot 119 - 1931 - 5/- grey & yellow 'Roo' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 135, Cat £21) - Est £10

Lot 120 - 1931 - 6d sepia AIR MAIL SERVICE issue plus the 'OS' opt type both fine mint. (SG 139 & 139a, Cat £54) - Est £20

Lot 121 - 1934 - 'Centenary of Victoria' issue, the set of three fine mint. The 2d & 3d are perf 11½ and the 1/- is perf 10½. (SG 147a, 148a & 149, Cat £76+) - Est £35

Lot 122 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue, the set of three fine mint. (SG 156/8, Cat £42) - Est £18

Lot 123 - 1937 - 3d bright blue GVI issue, Die 2 on thin ordinary paper, a fine mint copy. (SG 168ca, Cat £60) - Est £24

Lot 124 - 1937 - 5/- claret, 10/- dull purple and £1 bluish slate 'Robes' issue on ordinary paper, the set of three fine mint. (SG 176/8, Cat £148) - Est £60

Lot 125 - 1937 - 1d emerald green & 2d scarlet GVI issue perf 14x15 fine mint. (SG 180 & 184, Cat £22) - Est £10

Lot 126 - 1940 - 'Australian Imperial Forces' issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 196/9, Cat £50) - Est £22

Lot 127 - 1948 - AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY: Cover franked with 1937 ½ orange and 1942 2 x 1d brown purple (SG 179 & 203) tied by A.N.A.R.E. MACQUARIE IS. Cds's dated 7 MAR 1948 with two line 'AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXPEDITION 1947' cachet in purple alongside. Addressed to SYDNEY. - Est £20

Lot 128 - 1963 - 10/- brown purple 'Explorers' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 358, Cat £22) - Est £10

Bahamas

Lot 129 - 1911 - Range of 'Staircase' issue with 1911 1d grey black & scarlet, 3d purple on yellow & 5d black & mauve, 1917 1d Red Cross opt, few other WAR TAX opts, WAR CHARITY opt, 1921 1d grey & rose red & the two SPECIAL DELIVERY opts all fine mint. (SG 75a, 76a, 78, 90, 94, 98, 100, 101, 105, 111 & S2/3, Cat £34+) - Est £16

Lot 130 - 1929 - FIRST FLIGHT: Illustrated 'FAM 7 First Flight Nassau - Miami' cover with route map franked with 1921 2½d ultramarine GV issue (SG 119) tied by NASSAU machine cancel dated JAN 2 1929 with two line 'BY FIRST AIRMAIL TO MIAMI FLA.' cachet in red on alongside. Flown on the Nassau - Miami first flight, addressed to USA and arrival cds of the same day on reverse. (Muller #3) - Est £25

Lot 131 - 1937 - MARITIME: Commercial cover franked with 1937 1½d yellow brown GVI 'Coronation' issue tied by good strike of undated POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS S.S. MUNARGO 'Ship' cancel in black with straight line 'PAQUEBOT' marking in purple alongside. Addressed to UK with MIAMI FL machine cancel struck in transit also cancelling stamp. - Est £30

Lot 132 - 1938 - 'GVI' definitive issue, the set of seventeen fine mint. (SG 149/57a, Cat £150) - Est £60

Lot 133 - 1938 - £1 blue green & black GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 157a, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 134 - 1948 - Tercentenary of Settlements of Island of Eleuthera' GVI issue, the set of sixteen fine mint. (SG 178/93, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 135 - 1948 - GVI 'Silver Wedding' issue the pair fine mint. (SG 194/5, Cat £40+) - Est £20

Lot 136 - 1948 - £1 slate green 'Silver Wedding' issue a fine mint copy. (SG 195, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 137 - 1954 - 'QE2' definitive issue, the set of sixteen fine mint. (SG 201/16, Cat £100) - Est £45

 

Barbados

Lot 138 - 1861 - ½d green, no wmk, rough perf 14-16, a fine unused copy. (SG 21, Cat £30) - Est £12

Lot 139 - 1861 - 1d blue 'Britannia' issue, no wmk, rough perf 14-16, a fine mint copy with full O.G. (SG 23, Cat £80) - Est £32

Lot 140 - 1861 - 1/- black 'Britannia' issue tied on large piece by '1' BOOTHEEL cancel in black. (SG 35) - Est £10

Lot 141 - 1882 - 4d pale brown QV issue, a fine unmounted mint corner marginal pair. Gum is a little brown. (SG 98, Cat £70) - Est £25

Lot 142 - 1892 - GV 'Seal of the Colony' issue, the set of eleven fine mint. (SG 105/15, Cat £250) - Est £120

Lot 143 - 1892 - ½d red brown postal stationery card (H&G 8) with large 'SPECIMEN' opt in black. - Est £10

Lot 144 - 1938 - GVI Definitive issue, the set of sixteen fine mint. (SG 248/256a, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 145 - 1938 - 1d scarlet 'Badge of the Colony' issue, perf 14, a fine mint copy. (SG 249a, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 146 - 1939 - 'Tercentenary of General Assembly' GVI issue, the set of five fine mint. (SG 257/61) - Est £10

Lot 147 - 1944 - Censored cover franked with 1938 2d carmine (SG 250d) tied by GPO BARBADOS cds. Addressed to SOUTH AFRICA with printed black on white 'OPENED BY EXAMINER H/11' censor strip at left. DURBAN arrival cds also ties stamp. Cover is a little grubby in places but otherwise a scarcer censor strip. - Est £35

Lot 148 - 1880-1935 - MARITIME: Large written up collection of mostly Barbados Maritime POSTMARKS on pages inc BARBADOS cds's, large qty of the boxed 'POSTED AT SEA' marking plus various types of straight line 'PAQUEBOT' markings all on various countries stamps mostly other West Indies Islands ranging from QV issues through to GV inc St Lucia, St Vincent, Dominica, Montserrat, British Guiana, St Kitts & Nevis, Grenada, Great Britain plus various other smaller territories. Also a page of miscellaneous maritime markings from other countries and a number of pages with typed up articles on the markings. An amazing lot. (140+ pmks & 2 covers) - Est £100

Basutoland

Lot 149 - 1938 - GVI definitive issue, the set of eleven fine mint. (SG 18/28, Cat £130) - Est £60

Lot 150 - 1938 - 2/6 sepia GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 26, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 151 - 1938 - 5/- violet GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 27, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 152 - 1948 - 10/- grey olive GVI 'Silver wedding' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 37, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 153 - 1954 - 1/3 brown & turquoise green, 2/6 deep ultramarine & crimson and 5/- black & carmine red QE2 issue all fine mint. (SG 50/2, Cat £73) - Est £30

Lot 154 - 1961 - 12½c on 1/3 brown & turquoise green Type 1 and 1R on 10/- black & maroon Type 3 both fine mint. (SG 65 & 68b, Cat £61) - Est £30

Lot 155 - 1961 - 50c black & carmine QE2 issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 78, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 156 - 1913-1930 - SOUTH AFRICA USED IN BASUTOLAND: Nice group of 3 x 1d red GV Heads used with MASERU or small part MOHALESHOEK cds's, 3 x 1d black & carmine on piece with MORIJA cds's and 2 x 2d grey & lilac on piece with MASERU or QUTHING cds's. (6 items) - Est £25

Lot 157 - 1913-1930 - SOUTH AFRICA USED IN BASUTOLAND: Nice group of ½d green and 2 x 1d red GV Heads used on pieces with MASERU cds's, 2 x 3d black & red on piece with QUTHING cds's, one stamp damaged and 2d grey & purple on piece with MASERU cds. (6 items) - Est £25

Bechuanaland

Lot 158 - 1885 - 3d pale claret 'COGH' issue, wmk 'Crown CA' with 'Bechuanaland Protectorate' opt in black, a fine cds used copy. (SG 2, Cat £70) - Est £35

Lot 159 - 1885 - ½d grey black 'COGH' issue, wmk 'Anchor' with 'Bechuanaland Protectorate' opt in black, a fine lightly used copy. (SG 4, Cat £32) - Est £15

Lot 160 - 1886 - 4d blue on white QV PS registered envelope of Cape of Good Hope with large 'British Bechuanaland' opt Type 2 plus 1938 4d carmine rose GVI long Reg envelope both fine unused. (H&G C2 & H18c) - Est £25

Lot 161 - 1888 - 2/6 green & black QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 17, Cat £85) - Est £40

Lot 162 - 1888 - ½d grey black with opt in green, 1891 1d carmine red with opt reading up and 1893 1d carmine red and 2d pale bistre with opt reading down, all mint except the 2d which is used. (SG 30/1 & 38/9, Cat £29+) - Est £12

Lot 163 - 1904 - EVII' issue the basic set of five fine mint, the 1/- is the green & carmine shade. (SG 66/9 & 71, Cat £84+) - Est £40

Lot 164 - 1904 - 1/- deep green & scarlet EVII issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 70, Cat £55) - Est £26

Bermuda

Lot 165 - 1880 - 4d orange red QV issue wmk 'Crown CC' and 1883 4d orange brown wmk 'Crown CA' both fine mint. (SG 20 & 28a, Cat £55) - Est £25

Lot 166 - 1883 - 2d aniline purple QV issue fine mint plus 2d brown purple a fine mint pair. (SG 26/26a, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 167 - 1883 - 2½d deep ultramarine and 2½d pale ultramarine QV issue, both shades fine mint. (SG 27/27b, Cat £69) - Est £32

Lot 168 - 1902 - 'Dry Dock' issue wmk 'Crown CA' the set of three fine mint. (SG 31/3, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 169 - 1908 - Colour Bermudan PPC 'Morning Dip' showing Children on rocks by the sea franked on message side with 1906 1d red (SG 38) tied by fine IRELAND ISLAND cds. Addressed to UK. - Est £20

Lot 170 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 94/7, Cat £23) - Est £10

Lot 171 - 1938 - 2/- deep purple & ultramarine on grey blue, 2/- purple & blue on deep blue and 2/6 black & red on pale blue GVI issue, perf 14, all good cds used copies. (SG 116, 116c & 117b, Cat £27+) - Est £12

Lot 172 - 1938 - 2/- reddish purple & blue on pale blue GVI issue, perf 13, a fine cds used copy, a few nibbled perfs at base. (SG 116f, Cat £42) - Est £16

Lot 173 - 1938 - 2/- dull purple & blue on pale blue GVI issue, perf 13, a fine cds used copy. (SG 116e, Cat £18) - Est £10

Lot 174 - 1938 - 2/- deep purple & ultramarine on grey blue GVI 'Key Type' issue, perf 14 on chalk surfaced paper, a fine mint copy. (SG 116, Cat £100) - Est £45

Lot 175 - 1938 - 2/6 black & red on pale blue GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 117b, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 176 - 1938 - 5/- pale green & red on yellow GVI 'Key Type' issue on chalk surfaced paper, perf 14. A fine mint copy. Scarce. (SG 118a, Cat £350) - Est £150

Lot 177 - 1938 - 5/- green & red on yellow GVI issue, perf 14, a fine mint copy. (SG 118, Cat £140) - Est £70

Lot 178 - 1938 - 5/- yellow green & red on pale yellow GVI issue, perf 13, a fine mint copy. (SG 118f, Cat £35) - Est £16

Lot 179 - 1938 - 5/- green and red on yellow GVI issue on chalk surfaced paper, a fine cds used copy. (SG 118, Cat £45) - Est £22

Lot 180 - 1938 - 12/6 grey & brownish orange GVI 'Key Type', perf 14. A fine pair neatly used with fiscal cancel. (SG 120a, Cat £150 as postally used) - Est £15

Lot 181 - 1938 - 12/6 grey & brownish orange GVI 'Key Type', perf 14. Six copies neatly used with fiscal cancels showing a range of shades. (SG 120a, Cat £450 as postally used) - Est £45

Lot 182 - 1953 - QE2 'Definitive' issue, the set of eighteen fine cds used. (SG 135/150, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 183 - 1953 - QE2 'Definitive' issue, the set of eighteen fine mint. (SG 135/150, Cat £130) - Est £60

Bolivia

Lot 184 - 1867 - 100c blue 'Condor' issue, a good used copy from the original printing with manuscript cancel, four margins but with thin on reverse. (SG 9) - Est £25

Lot 185 - 1867 - 100c blue 'Condor' issue, a fine unused four margin copy. (SG 9, Cat £43) - Est £30

Lot 186 - 1867 - 5c grey lilac 'Condor' issue, a fine looking lightly used copy, four good to large margins. A couple of light tones. (SG 10a, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 187 - 1867 - 100c pale green 'Condor' issue, a fine four margin copy used with straight line cancel. Four large margins. (SG 12a, Cat £180) - Est £90

Lot 188 - 1870 - 50c blue 'Eleven Stars' ARMS issue, a fine mint block of four. Scarce multiple. (SG 39, Cat £156) - Est £95

Lot 189 - 1892 - UNISSUED: ½c orange on yellow & 1c red on yellow UNISSUED 'Impresos' stamp with TRAIN design, both mint with gum. Uncommon. - Est £20

Lot 190 - 1892 - UNISSUED: ½c orange on yellow, 1c red on yellow and 2c purple on greenish UNISSUED 'Impresos' stamp with train design, all unused without gum, the 2c is thinned on reverse. Scarce. - Est £30

Lot 191 - 1893 - 'Litho' ARMS issue, the set of five fine lightly used, no faults or thins. (SG 57/61, Cat £62+) - Est £30

Lot 192 - 1893 - 'Litho' ARMS issue, the set of five fine unused, no faults or thins. (SG 57/61, Cat £145+) - Est £60

Lot 193 - 1894 - 100c rose red 'Arms' issue on thin paper, a fine mint copy. Difficult stamp. (SG 69, Cat £40) - Est £25

Lot 194 - 1896 - Cover franked on reverse with a block of ten and single 1895 1c pale ochre 'Arms' issue on thick paper (SG 70, Paris printing, one stamp with torn corner) all tied by undated COCHAMBAMBA BOLIVIA cancels in  black. Addressed to FRANCE with CALLAO PERU transit cds on reverse. Cover is slightly tatty around edges but still a very rare franking and a scarce issue on cover. - Est £75

Lot 195 - 1897 - Cover franked with 1897 pair 1c olive green and 20c black & lake 'Portrait' issue (SG 77 & 81) tied by dumb 'Leaf' cancel with POTOSI cds. Addressed to USA with various transit and arrival marks inc CALLAO, PERU transit cds on reverse. A fine cover. - Est £60

Lot 196 - 1899 - 10c yellow brown 'Arms' issue (London printing) with 'E.F. 1899' overprint in violet, a fine genuinely used copy with the correct LA PAZ cds. Scarce and underrated issue due to the amount of forgeries around. (SG 88, Cat £17) - Est £15

Lot 197 - 1899 - 20c deep blue 'Arms' issue (London printing) with 'E.F. 1899' overprint in violet, a fine genuinely used copy with the correct LA PAZ cds. Scarce and underrated issue due to the amount of forgeries around. (SG 89, Cat £50) - Est £45

Lot 198 - 1901 - 5c scarlet 'Portrait' issue a fine unused IMPERF PAIR. (SG 102b, Cat £60) - Est £40

Lot 199 - 1909 - 'Centenary of the Revolution' issue, the set of four fine cds used. (SG 110/113, Cat £45) - Est £25

Lot 200 - 1912 - 10c on 1c blue 'Provisional' opt on REVENUE issue with variety OPT IN BLACK. A fine mint copy. A very scarce & underrated stamp. (SG 129b, Cat £150) - Est £95

Lot 201 - 1915 - 20c yellow UNISSUED 'Inauguration of Guaqui - La Paz Railway' stamp. A fine IMPERF PROOF on buff paper, ungummed. We have not seen proof material of this issue before so must be very scarce. - Est £25

Lot 202 - 1917 - FORGERY: 10c on 1c blue 'Cobija' PROVISIONAL issue FORGERY fine unused. (As SG 148c, Cat £2750 used) - Est £16

Lot 203 - 1925 - 1c green & 2c carmine 'Centenary of Independence' UNISSUED types the pair fine mint. (See note in SG) - Est £20

Lot 204 - 1928 - 15c on 20c deep blue 'Waterlow' ARMS issue, perf 12½, a fine unused example (without gum) with variety OPT IN BLACK. A very scarce stamp. (SG 212b) - Est £75

Lot 205 - 1928 - 'LAB' airmail issue, the set of three fine mint. (SG 217/9) - Est £10

Lot 206 - 1930 - 15c black & lake with 'CORREO AEREO R.S. 6-V-1930' airmail opt in violet, a fine mint copy. (SG 231) - Est £10

Lot 207 - 1930 - 25c black & blue with 'CORREO AEREO R.S. 6-V-1930' airmail opt in red, a fine cds used copy. (SG 232) - Est £12

Lot 208 - 1930 - 1b black & red brown with 'CORREO AEREO R.S. 6-V-1930' airmail opt in gold metallic ink, a fine copy with diagonal 'MUESTRA' (Specimen) opt in black. Rare. (SG 240, Cat £225 as mint) - Est £100

Lot 209 - 1930 - 3b on 20c blue 'Zeppelin' overprint issue a fine mint copy with variety OPT INVERTED. Scarce. (SG 242a, Cat £110) - Est £60

Lot 210 - 1930 - 5c light blue 'Mount Illimani' issue, a fine 'Perkins Bacon' IMPERF PLATE PROOF block of four. (SG 254) - Est £25

Lot 211 - 1930 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1930 5c, 15c, 20c, 35c & 50c AIR issue and 25c on ½c brown (SG 226 & 244/8) tied by LA PAZ cds's dated 30 JUL 1930. Flown on the LA PAZ - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL first flight by LLOYD AEREO BOLIVIANO & CONDOR with red, yellow & green airmail label and first flight cachet on front and transit & arrival marks on reverse. (Muller #24, rated 2000pts) - Est £45

 

Lot 212 - 1934 - CHACO WAR: Cover franked with 3 x 1933 15c purple (SG 281) tied by CORREO AEREO SANTA CRUZ cds's dated MAY 1934. Addressed to CHILE with printed red on white 'REVISADO POR LA CENSURA MILITAR' censor label on reverse tied by good strike of boxed 'CENSURADA SANTA CRUZ' censor mark in purple. UYUNI and ANTOFAGASTA transit cds's and SANTIAGO CHILE arrival cds on reverse. - Est £75

Lot 213 - 1934 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with single 1928 15c green 'LAB' air issue (SG 217) tied by CORREO AEREO LA PAZ cds dated 12.1.1934. Flown on the LA PAZ - ARICA, CHILE first flight with lovely large illustrated First Flight cachet on front. (Muller #28) - Est £45

Lot 214 - 1938 - cover front with oval CORREOS DE BOLIVIA QUIME cancel franked with 25c blue and bisected 10c slate tied on arrival by SUCRE cds and 1943 REG cover franked with 1943 2.10b pale blue tied by CORREOS CATAVI cds to ARGENTINA. (2) - Est £20

Lot 215 - 1940 - Pair of covers dated 1940 & 1941 from MONTEAGUDO sent stampless with undated circular SUB-ADMINISTRACION DE CORREOS MONTEAGUDO BOLIVIA markings and both with stamps added and tied at SUCRE (one cover has stamps partially over MONTEAGUDO pmk). Addressed to GERMANY with German censor strips on reverse. Some faults but scarce origination. - Est £40

Lot 216 - 1940 - Circa 1940 large stampless official cover with printed 'Ministerio del Trabaja, Salubridad y Prevision Social' official ARMS imprint at top left sent from LA PAZ with official cachet on reverse and good strike of straight line 'Censurado Seccion Decima - La Paz' censor mark alongside. Addressed to CANADA with two line 'PASSED BY CENSOR' marking in purple on front. - Est £20

Lot 217 - 1945 - 4b 20c on 2b 10c blue postal stationery envelope (H&G B15) sent registered with part boxed LA PAZ cancel in blue, small boxed REG marking and straight line 'CERTIFICADOS' on front. Addressed to USA with arrival marks on reverse. - Est £20

Lot 218 - 1954 - 10bs orange UNISSUED 'Train' type (later opt as SG 701), a fine UNMOUNTED MINT block of four.  - Est £20

Lot 219 - 1957 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Cover with manuscript 'Buenaventura, Chile' return address on reverse franked with Chile 1950 3p blue and 10p emerald green AIR issue (SG 400 & 403) tied by superb strike of boxed CORREOS DE BOLIVIA AMBULANTE No.1 cancel dated 24 SEP 1957. Addressed to SANTIAGO with feint ANTOFAGASTA transit and SANTIAGO arrival cds's on reverse. This line extended from Ollague in Bolivia through the Chilean port of Antofagasta to Santiago, and the use of Chilean stamps from locations within Bolivia does occasionally occur. Scarce cover. - Est £125

Lot 220 - 1960 - 'Sun & Gate' SURCHARGE issue, the complete set of eighteen fine mint. (SG 702/19, Cat £100) - Est £60

Lot 221 - 1960 - UNISSUED: 'Sun & Gate' gold issue, the complete set of nineteen all fine mint. - Est £75

Lot 222 - 1868-1901 - Super lot of early POSTMARKS and CANCELLATIONS with a page of 'Book of Law' issues inc many 50c used with straight line, oval, cds cancels plus a few registration types and other early issues with many better markings inc LAMAR, HUANCHACA, COROICO, CINTIO, cork cancels etc. (56 items) - Est £65

Lot 223 - 1902-1972 - Small cover lot with a few better items inc 1902 cover franked 1899 2c red & 20c rose tied LA PAZ to ITALY, few later Arms issue covers, 1932 REG cover with strip of three 1924 15c black & lake Aviation School issue to Germany, various OPTS & Surcharges, 1946 REG to Paraguay, 1949 nice REG airmail to Austria franked with values to 20b & incoming cover to LA PAZ from USA redirected with Bolivian stamps added and tied by LA PAZ cds's back to USA. (11 items, originally priced at £69) - Est £40

 

Lot 224 - 1940-1985 - Nice range of First Day Covers inc 1940 9b Flag issue on FDC (SG 375), 1960 Jaime Laredo set on two FDCs, 1966 Aid for Poor Children, 1975 Lions International, three diff restricted issue miniature sheets on REG FDCs & 1985 UN plus a few commemorative folders/cards inc 1948 Pan American motor race pair, 1950 airmail set, 1960 Jaime Laredo set & 1960 Visit of Mexican President set. (13 items) - Est £45

Brazil

Lot 225 - 1843 - 30rs grey black on yellowish paper 'Bullseye', worn impression. An unused example tight to touching margins & thinned on reverse. (SG 4, Cat £1900) - Est £200

Lot 226 - 1845 - 30rs black on yellowish paper 'Inclinado' issue used with boxed 'IGU' part strike of 'IGUASSU' cancel in blackish brown, four margins but with just clipped top right corner. A scarce cancel. (SG 11A) - Est £15

Lot 227 - 1850 - 'Small Numeral' issue in black, the basic set of eight from 10rs to 600rs, all good to fine used with four margins, although margins are mixed from tight to large. (SG 17/24, Cat £392) - Est £75

Lot 228 - 1850 - 'Small Numeral' issue, the basic set of eight from 10rs to 600rs, all good to fine used, margins are mixed tight to large. (SG 17/24, Cat £392) - Est £75

Lot 229 - 1850 - 30rs black on greyish and 30rs black on yellowish paper 'Numeral' issue both printings in fine cds used blocks of four, both have large margins at side & base but both blocks are touching along top frame lines, however still nice multiples. (SG 19A & 19B) - Est £20

Lot 230 - 1850 - 300rs black on greyish paper 'Small Numeral' issue, a fine used copy four close to large margins. (SG 23B, Cat £65) - Est £25

Lot 231 - 1854 - 280rs scarlet vermilion 'Small Numeral' issue, imperf, a cds used copy. Margins tight to touching. (SG 27a, Cat £110) - Est £40

Lot 232 - 1854 - 430r yellow 'Small Numeral' issue, an unused copy with part gum, four tight margins. Good looking. (SG 28, Cat £250) - Est £100

Lot 233 - 1864 - Complete folded letter franked with 1850 2 x 30rs black on yellowish paper 'Numeral' issue (SG 19a) tied by two fine strikes of small CORREIO GERAL DA CORTE cds dated 18 2 1864. Both stamps have been neatly split when the envelope was opened. Addressed to S. JOAO DEL REI. A very attractive item. - Est £40

Lot 234 - 1866 - 20rs dull purple 'Dom Pedro' issue with dark beard, perf 12, a fine mint copy with full gum. (SG 44, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 235 - 1866 - 500rs orange 'Dom Pedro' issue with dark beard, perf 12, a fine mint copy with gum. (SG 49, Cat £225) - Est £100

Lot 236 - 1871 - TELEGRAPHS: 500rs dull rose 'Telegraph' issue without control handstamp on reverse. An unused example, three margins and small thin on reverse. (Barefoot #7) - Est £10

Lot 237 - 1878 - 300rs dark green and orange 'Dom Pedro' issue a good mint copy with gum. (SG 67, Cat £95) - Est £40

Lot 238 - 1878 - 1000rs bistre brown DOM PEDRO 'Imperio' ESSAY, imperf on large piece of white paper. A fine example. Scarce. - Est £75

Lot 239 - 1881 - 50rs bright blue perforated 'Dom Pedro' issue with SMALL HEAD, a fine mint copy with gum with 50rs blue large head for comparison. Tiny thin on reverse. (SG 68a & 73, Cat £196) - Est £75

Lot 240 - 1886 - 200rs black 'Dom Pedro' postal stationery envelope (H&G B2) used with fine RIO DE JANEIRO cds dated 24 FEB 1886. Addressed to GERMANY with manuscript 'Per 'La Plata' via Lisabon' ship endorsement at top left and arrival cds on reverse. - Est £15

Lot 241 - 1890 - 700rs pale brown 'Southern Cross' issue perf 11½, a fine mint pair. (SG 102, Cat £66) - Est £30

Lot 242 - 1892 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 80rs carmine 'Liberty' postal stationery card (H&G 15) with light strike of SAO PAULO cds and oval 'CORREIO URBANO' marking on front. Addressed to GERMANY with fine strike of CACHOEIRA (C. AMBULANTE) cds on front. - Est £30

Lot 243 - 1894 - 300rs black & pale green 'Liberty Head' issue on thin hard toned paper, perf 11½, a fine mint copy. (SG 129) - Est £10

Lot 244 - 1894 - 2000rs purple & grey 'Liberty Head' issue on thick white paper, perf 11½, a fine mint copy. Rare stamp (SG 156, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 245 - 1897 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 100rs red & black on grey postal stationery lettercard (H&G A32) used with RIO DE JANEIRO cds. Addressed to SAO PAULO with good strike of 'RAPIDO (C.A. S.PAULO) cds on reverse along with other transit & arrival marks. - Est £30

Lot 246 - 1900 - '400th Anniversary of Discovery of Brazil' issue set of four fine mint. (SG 226/229, Cat £27) - Est £12

Lot 247 - 1903 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Incoming 5c red postal stationery envelope from Argentina (H&G B20) with added 1899 10c green (SG 228) tied by BUENOS AIRES cds. Addressed to CAMPINAS, SAO PAULO with good strike of S.PAULO 1o TREM (AMBTE SANTOS) cds on reverse. Backflap missing. - Est £30

Lot 248 - 1903 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Tinted glamour PPC franked with 1900 50rs green (SG 230) tied by RODRIGUEZ NUNES (S. PAULO) cds. Addressed to RIO DE JANEIRO with fine strike of AMBE SOROCABANA (2AT) cds on front. - Est £35

Lot 249 - 1904 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Cover franked with 1900 200rs blue 'Liberty Head' issue (SG 247) tied by JUIZ DE FORA (MINAS) cds. Addressed to RIO DE JANEIRO  with fine strike of AMBTE RIO 2A S-2 cds on reverse along with arrival cds. - Est £25

Lot 250 - 1906 - 10rs slate 'Portrait' issue, a fine IMPERF PROOF block of four each stamp with 'Specimen' opt in red and small hole punch. Ex ABNCo. Archive. (SG 260) - Est £20

Lot 251 - 1906 - 20rs violet 'Portrait' issue, a fine IMPERF PROOF pair with 'Specimen' opt in red and small hole punches. Ex ABNCo. Archive. (SG 261) - Est £10

Lot 252 - 1906 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 50rs blue 'Sugarloaf' PSC (H&G 29) used with ALFENAS (MINAS) cds and good strike of AMBTE NOCTURNO (3 AT) cds. Addressed to SAO PAULO with arrival cds on front. - Est £35

Lot 253 - 1907 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 200rs blue postal stationery envelope (H&G B20) used with fine SERTAOZINHO (S.PAULO) cds. Addressed to RIO DE JANEIRO with good strike of C. AMBTE MOGYANA RAPIDO (6AT) cds on reverse. A scarcer marking. - Est £35

Lot 254 - 1908 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 50rs green 'Exposition' postal stationery card with brown design on reverse (H&G 36a) used with SERENA (S. PAULO) cds. Addressed to SAO PAULO with AMBTE NORTE RAPIDO (7AT) cds on front. - Est £30

Lot 255 - 1922 - CINDRELLA: set of four multicoloured labels inscribed 'Centenario da Independencia do Brasil Exposicao Nacional' and dated 7 Sept 1922. Produced by 'Pimenta de Mello & Ca'. Fine mint. - Est £15

Lot 256 - 1927 - 5,000rs on 100,000rs black & vermilion 'Servicio Aereo' overprint issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 454, cat £31) - Est £20

Lot 257 - 1927 - 10,000rs on 1,000,000rs black & sepia 'Servicio Aereo' overprint issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 456, cat £33) - Est £20

Lot 258 - 1929 - PRIVATE AIRMAIL COMPANIES: 300rs violet & red 'ETA' airmail issue, a fine mint copy from the second printing (white gum), imperf at bottom and left as issued. Scarce. (Sanabria #E2, RHM #E11) - Est £75

Lot 259 - 1930 - 3000r purple AIR issue wmk 'CM in Star', perf 11, a fine mint copy. (SG 484) - Est £10

Lot 260 - 1930 - PRIVATE AIRMAIL COMPANIES - CONDOR: 2000rs blue 'Dr Victor Kondor' commemorative issue, a fine cds used copy. Scarce stamp. (RHM #K-11) - Est £75

Lot 261 - 1931 - 2,500rs on 200rs carmine and 2,500rs on 300rs light blue 'Zeppelin' overprint issue, the pair fine mint. (SG 508/509, Cat £62) - Est £30

Lot 262 - 1931 - 1000rs dark brown on pinkish brown 'Icarus' issue, a fine top marginal IMPERF PROOF on thin ungummed paper. Very scarce. Unrecorded in either RHM or Sanabria. (As Sanabria V21) - Est £45

Lot 263 - 1931 - 35rs purple on straw yellow 'Icarus' issue, a fine side marginal IMPERF PROOF on thin ungummed paper. Very scarce. Unrecorded in either RHM or Sanabria. (As Sanabria V17) - Est £45

Lot 264 - 1932 - ZEPPELIN: 3,500r on 5,000r violet blue & 7,000rs on 10,000rs claret 'Zeppelin' overprint issue, the pair fine mint. (SG 511/12, Cat £56) - Est £30

Lot 265 - 1933 - 100r dull violet on grey white 'Exposition' postal stationery view card (H&G 43) with view: 'Rio de Janeiro: Praca Paris'. Fine unused. - Est £25

Lot 266 - 1933 - 100r dull violet on grey white 'Exposition' postal stationery view card (H&G 43) with view: 'Rio de Janeiro: Igreja de N. S. da Penha'. Unused with a few light tones. - Est £20

Lot 267 - 1933 - FIRST FLIGHT: Illustrated 'Varig Correio Aerio comemorativo da Festa da Uva P. Alegre - Caixas' First Flight cover franked with 1920 200rs rose red & 1931 350rs red VARIG issue (Sanabria #V17) tied by PORTO ALEGRE VARIG cds's dated 18 FEB 1933. Addressed to CAXIAS with arrival cds on reverse. (Muller #188) - Est £35

Lot 268 - 1933 - EXPRESS MAIL: Express cover front with typed 'EXPRESSA' at left franked with 1930 1000rs on 200rs blue 'EXPRESS' opt issue, 1933 200rs on 300rs rose red and 100rs red brown TAX issue (SG E490, 533 & 539) tied by BLUMENAU cds's with boxed 'EXPRESSA' marking in purple with manuscript '752' alongside. Addressed to CURITYBA. Scarce correct use of the Express stamp. - Est £40

Lot 269 - 1933 - ZEPPELIN: Commercial airmail cover franked with 1920 700rs reddish violet 'Industry' defin plus 1929 500rs purple, 1000rs red brown and 2000rs green 'Santos Dumont' issue (SG 398, 472/3 & 479) all tied by RIO DE JANEIRO cds's dated 11 MAY 1933. Flown on the 1933 'Sudamerikafahrt' on Zeppelin LZ127 with illustrated Zeppelin cachet on front, large RIO DE JANEIRO 'Condor' cds dated 11 MAY 1933 on reverse and fine strike of FRIEDRICHSHAFEN illustrated 'Zeppelin' arrival mark in green on reverse. A fine commercial Zeppelin item. (Sieger #205) - Est £45

Lot 270 - 1934 - ZEPPELIN: Illustrated 'Exposicao Philatelica Nacional' REG cover franked with the 1934 'National Philatelic Exhibition' issue set of four (SG 555/8, Cat £90) tied by RIO DE JANEIRO cds's dated 19 SEP 1934. Flown on the 1934 8th 'Sudamerikafahrt' on Zeppelin LZ127 with special 'Agencia Postal Telegrafica da Feira de Amostras 8o viagem 1934 - Rio de Janeiro' illustrated ZEPPELIN cachet in green on front with Exhibition cachet in red alongside. Addressed to RECIFE with feint arrival cds on reverse. Very scarce. (Sieger #275) - Est £100

Lot 271 - 1934 - CINDERELLA: The complete set of twenty five 100r labels in brown, green, red, blue & yellow for the 1934 Fourth Pelotas Philatelic Exhibition inscribed as such, depicting various subjects inc Dom Pedro, Rowland Hill, Map of Brazil and the British QV Penny black portrait. All fine unused. (25 labels) - Est £45

Lot 272 - 1937 - 'Tourism' issue, the set of six fine cds used. (SG 602/7, Cat £110) - Est £60

Lot 273 - 1937 - FIRST FLIGHT: Commercial airmail cover franked with 1920 400rs ultramarine 'Industry' issue and 1929 pair 50rs deep blue green and 200rs carmine 'Santos Dumont' AIR issue (SG 395 & 469/70) tied by SERVICIO AEREO AMAZONAS cds's in blue dated 29 III 1937. Flown on the 'Manaus - Borba - Manicore - Porto Velho - Rio Branco' first flight by Panair do Brasil across the Amazon from Amazonas State to Acre State with boxed 'PRIMERA MALA AEREA VIA PANAIR MANAUS (AMAZONAS) RIO BRANCO (ACRE)' airplane cachet in purple on front. Addressed to PORTO VELHO. A rare flight unlisted in Muller but listed in 'Brasilien Erstfluge bis 1949' by K H Wittig. - Est £150

Lot 274 - 1938 - 'Brazilian International Philatelic Week' issue, the miniature sheet of ten fine mint. (SG MS614a, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 275 - 1940 - 'New York's World Fair' issue the set of three miniature sheets comprising ten stamps of each value and a central 'NY World's Fair' panel. Fine unused as issued. (SG MS635a, Cat £375) - Est £175

Lot 276 - 1940 - FIRST FLIGHT: Illustrated 'Pan Air' airplane cover franked with 1920 100rs yellow and pair 400rs ultramarine 'Industry' issue tied by MINAS cds's. Flown on the GOV. VALLADARES - BELO HORIZONTE first flight with fine strike of the first flight cachet in red on front. Addressed to BELO HORIZONTE with arrival cds on reverse. (Muller #254a) - Est £25

Lot 277 - 1940 - VASP: Commercial airmail cover franked with 1940 1200r blue grey (SG 638) tied by AEROPORTO D FEDERAL (Rio de Janeiro) cds's with straight line 'VIA VASP' cachet on front and large boxed 'II ANNIVERSARIO 2012-38 A 20-12-40 SERVICIO POSTAL RAPIDO VASP' bird cachet in blue on reverse. Addressed to SAO PAULO with boxed 'VASP TARDE S. PAULO' arrival mark on front and arrival cds on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 278 - 1941 - 2000r blue, green & yellow on thin brown glassine paper postal stationery registered airmail envelope (H&G F-C1, RHM #EV-13). A fine unused example. A rare item of postal stationery. - Est £75

Lot 279 - 1943 - 'Centenary of First Brazilian Postage Stamps' BULLSEYE issue miniature sheet fine used with commemorative cancel. (SG MS682a, Cat £33) - Est £20

Lot 280 - 1943 - VASP: Printed 'Vasp' Internal airmail cover sent by VASP Special Express service franked with 1941 1200rs blue (SG 658) tied by SERVICIO AEREO D.F. (Rio de Janeiro) cds with large VASP express label affixed on reverse handstamped 'Estafeta No. 25' with the express number below. Addressed to SAO PAULO with boxed 'VASP TARDE S. PAULO' arrival marking on front. Cover has a bit of light toning. Original letter also enclosed. - Est £35

Lot 281 - 1945 - BRAZILIAN FORCES IN WW2: Three stampless airmail covers with manuscript 'F.E.B. 304' return addresses on reverse sent by a member of the WW2 Brazilian Expeditionary Force stationed in Italy all with large ESTACAO POSTAL No.4 F.E.B. cds's dated Feb, Mar & Apr 1945 and all with boxed 'F.E.B. (97) CENSURADA' censor markings. Addressed to Brazil with CORREIO REGULADOR No. 1 F.E.B. cds's and CORREIO COLETOR SUL BRASIL arrival cds's on reverse. Odd small fault. - Est £75

Lot 282 - 1945 - 1cr brown flimsy registered postal stationery envelope (H&G C7) used with added pair 1944 1.20cr carmine (SG 703) tied by fine boxed PASSO FUNDO TESOURARIA cancel dated 2 APR 1945. Addressed to PORTO ALEGRE. Very fine condition for this envelope. - Est £45

Lot 283 - 1947 - 'Definitive' issue in New Currency (cents & Cruzeiros), the complete set of sixteen fine mint. (SG 751/66, Cat £130) - Est £75

Lot 284 - 1947 - 1cr red brown 'Steel Worker' flimsy postal stationery registered envelope (H&G C9) used with added pair 1947 40c light blue (SG 756) tied by SANTO ANTONIO PERNAMBUCO TARDE cds's. Addressed to SAO PAULO with 'Official Seal' on reverse tied by additional strikes of the SANTO ANTONIO cds. Cover has a couple of creases but is in nice condition for these delicate envelopes. - Est £35

Lot 285 - 1954 - 1cr brown, 2cr deep bluish green, 5cr bright purple and 10cr emerald 'Portrait' definitive issue, wmk 'CASA+DA+MOEDA+DO+BRASIL' with plain crosses, the set of four fine mint. (SG 904a/d, Cat £30+) - Est £18

Lot 286 - 1963 - 'Famous Brazilians' definitive issue, the set of seven all fine mint. (SG 1073/1073f, Cat £140) - Est £75

Lot 287 - 1964 - '400th Anniversary of Rio de Janeiro' issue pair of miniature sheets fine unused as issued. (SG MS1109, Cat £22) - Est £12

Lot 288 - 1970 - 'Third Brazilian-Portuguese Stamp Exhibition LUBRAPEX' issue, the set of three and the miniature sheet fine mint and a 1971 long airmail cover to UK franked with the 1cr and the miniature sheet tied by FORTALEZA CEARA cds's. (SG 1308/10 & MS1311, Cat £70+) - Est £30

Lot 289 - 1988 - 'Brapex VII National Stamp Exhibition' BIRDS issue miniature sheet fine unmounted mint. (SG MS2340) - Est £12

Lot 290 - 1890-1930 - OFFICIAL SEALS: Nice group of unused 'Servicio Postal Correspondencia Dilacerada' seals in various shade of yellow/orange on green or blue, one perf single, two imperf singles and an imperf pair. (5) - Est £15

Lot 291 - 1973-1997 - FLOWER THEMATICS: Nice collection of FLOWERS & PLANTS issued between 1982 - 1998 inc some in se-tenant pairs or strips and two miniature sheets all fine unmounted mint. (25 stamps + 2 MS, SG MS1949, 2249/51, 2355/7, 2359/63, 2413/7, 2420, 2423/4, 2543/6, MS2714 & 2985/7, Cat £47+) - Est £24

British Guiana

Lot 292 - 1876 - 48c red brown 'Ship' issue, wmk 'Crown CC', a fine mint copy. (SG 133, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 293 - 1881 - 2c on 96c olive bistre 'Provisional' issue (2 with curved foot) a fine cds used copy. (SG 150, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 294 - 1881 - 2c on 24c green 'OFFICIAL' issue, a fine cds used copy. Tiny 2mm tear at top is barely visible. (SG 159, Cat £180) - Est £60

Lot 295 - 1899 - 2c on 5c blue grey on grey 'Ship' postal stationery envelope (H&G B4c) with small 'Bookpost' handstamp at top left sent unsealed with GEORGETOWN cds dated 17 MAY 1899. Addressed to GERMANY with arrival cds on reverse. Small tear at top. - Est £16

Lot 296 - 1902 - 2c on 3c carmine rose 'Ship' postal stationery card (H&G 6a, opt type II) used with GEORGETOWN cds dated 30 APR 1902. Addressed to the REPUBLIC OF SAN MARINO, ITALY with transit and arrival cds's on front. - Est £18

Lot 297 - 1938 - GVI 'Definitive' issue, the set of twelve plus the 1c yellow green shade all good to fine mint. (SG 308/19 & 308a, Cat £133) - Est £65

Lot 298 - 1938 - 60c red brown GVI issue, perf 12½, a fine mint copy. (SG 315, Cat £24) - Est £12

Lot 299 - 1938 - $1 bright violet GVI issue, perf 12½, a fine mint copy. (SG 317, Cat £29) - Est £14

Lot 300 - 1938 - $2 purple GVI issue, perf 12½, a fine mint copy. (SG 318, Cat £22) - Est £10

Lot 301 - 1938 - $3 red brown GVI issue, perf 12½, a fine mint copy. (SG 319, Cat £38) - Est £18

Lot 302 - 1940 - 'Postage Due' issue, the set of four on ordinary paper (the 4c is on chalk surfaced paper) fine mint. (SG D1/4, Cat £66) - Est £30

Lot 303 - 1940 - 12c scarlet 'Postage Due' issue on chalk surfaced paper, a fine mint copy. (SG D4a, Cat £22) - Est £10

Lot 304 - 1954 - QE2 'Definitive' issue, the set of fifteen fine mint. (SG 331/45, Cat £110) - Est £50

Lot 305 - 1954 - $1 pink, yellow, green & black 'Toucan' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 343, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 306 - 1954 - $2 reddish mauve QE2 issue, De La Rue printing, a fine mint copy. (SG 344a, Cat £75) - Est £30

Lot 307 - 1963 - QE2 'Definitive' issue, the set of nine fine mint. (SG 354/65, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 308 - 1976 - GUYANA: 2c grey & black, 3c brown & black, 25c yellow & black, 40c red & black, 50c pale blue & black, 60c brown & black, $1 green & black, $2 blue green & black & $5 violet & black 'Guyana Revenue' issue (as later used for overprinting for postage issues) all in fine unmounted mint pairs. (Barefoot #12/3 & 15/21) - Est £15

British Honduras

Lot 309 - 1888 - 2c on 1d rose and 20c on 6d yellow QV issue mint plus 10c on 4d mauve good used. (SG 27/9, Cat £72) - Est £30

Lot 310 - 1891 - 3c brown, 5c ultramarine, 5c grey black & ultramarine on blue, 10c mauve & green, 12c reddish lilac & green and 24c yellow & blue QV issue all good to fine used. (SG 53/5, 57, 59 & 60, Cat £64) - Est £30

Lot 311 - 1891 - 5c grey black & ultramarine on blue QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 55, Cat £23) - Est £10

Lot 312 - 1891 - 24c yellow & blue QV issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 60, Cat £26) - Est £12

Lot 313 - 1891 - 25c red brown & green QV issue, a fine cds used copy. Creased. (SG 61, Cat £160) - Est £45

Lot 314 - 1892 - 3c carmine rose on buff QV postal stationery card (H&G 5) used with barred 'O' cancel with BELIZE cds alongside. Addressed to GERMANY. Full commercial message on reverse. - Est £20

Lot 315 - 1899 - 5c ultramarine two copies with 'REVENUE' opt 12mm long and 11mm long, 10c mauve & green with opt 12mm long and 25c red brown & green two copies with 12mm long and 11mm long all fine mint. (SG 66, 66d, 67, 68 & 68d, Cat £92+) - Est £35

Lot 316 - 1899 - 5c ultramarine QV issue with 'REVENUE' opt 11mm long, a fine mint copy. (SG 66d, Cat £35) - Est £15

Lot 317 - 1902 - Range of EVII issues with 1902 set of four wmk 'Crown CA' fine used, 1904 1c grey green & green on chalk surfaced paper mint & used and 5c grey black & blue on blue cds used and 1908 2c carmine mint and 5c ultramarine mint corner pair with '1' plate number in margin. (SG 80/3, 84a, 86 & 96/7, Cat £81+) - Est £35

Lot 318 - 1938 - GVI 'Definitive' issue, the set of twelve fine mint. (SG 150/61, Cat £225) - Est £100

Lot 319 - 1938 - $5 scarlet & brown GVI issue, the top value fine mint. (SG 161, Cat £70) - Est £30

Lot 320 - 1953 - 50c yellow brown & reddish purple QE2 issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 187, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 321 - 1965 - 2c black 'Postage Due' issue, a fine unmounted mint block of six. (SG D4, Cat £30) - Est £15

British Levant

Lot 322 - 1887 - 4pi on 10d dull purple & carmine QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 6, Cat £45) - Est £18

Lot 323 - 1902 - '40 PARAS' on 2½d blue QV postal stationery envelope (H&G B1) used with 3 fine strikes of BRITISH POST OFFICE SMYRNA cds. Addressed to CAIRO, EGYPT with ALEXANDRIA transit cds and ALEXANDRIE - CAIRE TPO cds on reverse. Very fine. - Est £75

Lot 324 - 1905 - 'LEVANT' overprint on 'EVII' issue (British Currency) the set of ten fine mint. (SG L1/L10, Cat £110) - Est £50

Lot 325 - 1905 - 2½d ultramarine, 3d dull purple on orange yellow, 4d green & grey brown, 5d dull purple & ultramarine and 1/- dull green & carmine EVII issue with 'LEVANT' opt, all fine mint. (SG L5/8 & L10, Cat £83+) - Est £40

Lot 326 - 1911 - 2pi on 5d dull reddish purple & bright blue EVII issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 30, Cat £30) - Est £14

Lot 327 - 1912 - INCOMING MAIL: Incoming PPC of 'London Trafalgar Square' from Great Britain franked with 1911 1d carmine red GV issue (SG 327) tied by LONDON cds. Addressed to CONSTANTINOPLE with BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE arrival cds and also two other Turkish arrival cds's as the card was passed from the GB P.O. to the Turkish P.O. - Est £30

Lot 328 - 1913 - GV issues with 1913 Surcharge set of six and the 1921 Surcharge set of seven all good to fine mint. (SG 35/40 & 41/47, Cat £90+) - Est £40

Lot 329 - 1913 - Cover franked with single 1911 1pi on 2½d bright blue EVII issue (SG 28) tied by fine strike of BRITISH POST OFFICE STAMBOUL cds dated MAY 29 1913. Addressed to UK. - Est £40

Lot 330 - 1921 - 45pi on 2/6 chocolate brown GV 'Seahorse' issue, a fine used copy. (SG 48, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 331 - 1885-1921 - Small mainly used range with 1885 40p and 80p QV issue, EVII 40pa, 1pi and 2pi plus 1905 ½d, 1d & 2d 'LEVANT' opts, various Downey Heads and GV issues with 1913 30pa and other values to 18¾pi. (24 stamps, SG Cat £126+) - Est £45

Lot 332 - 1905-1911 - Small mint range of EVII issues inc 2 x 1pi on 2½d and 2 diff shades of 2pi on 5d printings need identifying, 1909 30pa on 1½d and 1910 set of three. (SG 25, 30, 16 & 22/4, Cat £113+) - Est £40

Brunei

Lot 333 - 1907 - 'Brunei River' issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA', the set of eleven good to fine mint. (SG 23/33, Cat £200) - Est £90

Lot 334 - 1907 - 30c violet & black, a good mint copy, gum a little tropicalised on reverse. (SG 31, Cat £29) - Est £12

Lot 335 - 1908 - $1 black & red on blue wmk 'Multi Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 46, Cat £29) - Est £14

Lot 336 - 1922 - 1c green, 3c scarlet and 10c purple on yellow 'MALAYA-BORNEO EXHIBITION 1922' opt issue all fine mint. (SG 51, 53 & 56, Cat £37) - Est £18

Lot 337 - 1922 - $1 black & red on blue 'MALAYA-BORNEO EXHIBITION 1922' opt issue a good mint copy. Gum a little toned. (SG 59, Cat £75) - Est £30

Lot 338 - 1924 - 'Brunei River' definitive issue, wmk 'Multi Script CA', the set of nineteen fine mint. (SG 60/78, Cat £250) - Est £110

Lot 339 - 1924 - 25c slate purple & 30c purple & orange yellow wmk 'Multi Script CA', both fine mint. (SG 75/6, Cat £51) - Est £25

Lot 340 - 1924 - $1 black & red on blue, top value, a fine mint copy. (SG 78, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 341 - 1947 - $1 black & scarlet and $5 green & red orange, both fine mint. (SG 90/1, Cat £45) - Est £22

Lot 342 - 1949 - Registered airmail cover franked with the 1949 'UPU' issue set of four (SG 96/9) tied by fine BRUNEI cds dated 28 NOV 1949 with printed REG label and airmail label alongside. Addressed to SINGAPORE with arrival cds on reverse. Very attractive. - Est £20

Lot 343 - 1952 - 'Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin' issue, the set of fourteen fine mint. (SG 100/113, Cat £65) - Est £32

Lot 344 - 1907-1947 - Small range of mint issues with a couple of better stamps inc 1908 8c, 10c & 25c. Good to fine. (SG 23/4, 26, 34, 36, 41/3, 60 & 79/81, Cat £49+) - Est £20

Burma

Lot 345 - 1893 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: 2a 6p on 4a 6p yellow QV postal stationery envelope (H&G B5) used with fine MYINGYAN cds dated 18 OCT 1892. Addressed to UK with arrival cds on reverse. Cover has a small repair on the top left corner. - Est £45

Lot 346 - 1908 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: ½a green EVII postal stationery envelope of India used with nice ZEYGO MANDALAY cds dated 22 FEB 1908 and 1916 ½a green GV postal stationery envelope used with ZEYGO cds dated 31 JAN 1916. (2 items) - Est £40

Lot 347 - 1911 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: ½a green EVII PSE of India (H&G B8) used with good strike of NGATHAINGYAUNG cds dated 24 OCT 1911. Addressed to INDIA with transit & arrival marks on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 348 - 1915 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: ½a green GV PSE of India (H&G B9) used with good strike of NATTALIN cds dated 31 MAR 1915. Addressed internally to PROME with arrival mark on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 349 - 1919 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: Cover franked on reverse with 1911 ½a green GV issue of India (SG 232) tied by fine strike of ZALUN HENZADA cds dated 2 DEC 1919. Addressed to INDIA with transit and arrival marks on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 350 - 1925 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: Cover franked on reverse with India 1922 1a chocolate GV issue (SG 197) tied by fine strike of KYONMANGWE cds dated 26 AUG 1925. Addressed to INDIA with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 351 - 1927 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: 1a brown GV PSE of India (H&G B13) used with LETPADAN cds dated 6 JAN 1927. Addressed to MANDALAY with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 352 - 1930 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: 1a brown GV PSE (H&G B13) used with added 1926 1a chocolate (SG 203) tied on reverse by fine MAYMYO cds's. Addressed to UK. Cover a little crumpled at top. - Est £25

Lot 353 - 1931 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: 1a brown GV PSE of India (H&G B13) used with KANYUTKWIN cds dated 28 JAN 1931. Addressed to INDIA with arrival mark on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 354 - 1936 - INDIA USED IN BURMA: Cover franked on reverse with India 1932 1a chocolate GV issue (SG 234) tied by fine strike of LETPADAN R.M.S. S.P.O. cds dated 7 MAY 1936. Addressed to INDIA with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 355 - 1938 - GVI 'Definitive' issue, the set of sixteen fine mint. (SG 18b/33, Cat £225) - Est £115

Lot 356 - 1938 - 3a dull violet GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 26, Cat £21) - Est £10

 

Lot 357 - 1938 - MARITIME: Incoming cover with manuscript 'Per R.M.S. Queen Mary' at top franked with Great Britain 1937 1½d red brown GVI issue (SG 464) tied by NEW YORK PAQUEBOT roller cancel. Addressed to THITTABWE, NYAUNGHLA, UPPER BURMA with NYAUNGHLA arrival cds on front & reverse dated 5 SEP 1938. - Est £40

Cayman Islands

Lot 358 - 1900 - ½d green & 1d rose carmine 'QV' issue both fine cds used. (SG 1 & 2, Cat £28+) - Est £12

Lot 359 - 1900 - ½d pale green & 1d rose carmine QV issue mint, 1d pale carmine cds used and 1902 ½d green EVII issue cds used. (SG 1a, 2, 2a & 3, Cat £52+) - Est £25

Lot 360 - 1907 - 4d brown & blue EVII issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 13, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 361 - 1907 - EVII issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA', the set of eight plus additional shade of the 6d all fine mint. (SG 25/32 & 30a, Cat £190+) - Est £80

Lot 362 - 1909 - 1d red on greyish and 2½d blue on greyish postal stationery envelopes (H&G B1/2) with blue overlay inside. Both good to fine unused. - Est £20

Lot 363 - 1914 - 1d red GV issue used with fine strike of BODDENTOWN cds dated AUG 7 1914. (SG 42) - Est £10

Lot 364 - 1932 - 'Centenary of the Assemble of Justices and Vestry' GV issue set to 5/- fine mint. (SG 84/94, Cat £203+) - Est £80

Lot 365 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 108/11, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 366 - 1935 - Registered cover franked with the complete set of the 1935 GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue (SG 108/11) tied by GEORGETOWN cds's dated DEC 12 1935 with registration markings alongside. Addressed to DOMINICA with TRINIDAD and JAMAICA transit marks and DOMINICA arrival cds all on reverse. Cover has light vertical crease but otherwise very attractive. - Est £35

Lot 367 - 1938 - 'GVI' issue the basic set of fourteen fine mint. (SG 115/126a, Cat £100) - Est £45

Ceylon

Lot 368 - 1857 - 1d blue QV 'Chalon' issue, a fine used copy with four margins. (SG 2a, Cat £80) - Est £25

Lot 369 - 1895 - 30c bright mauve & chestnut and 75c black & red brown QV issue with 'On Service' OFFICIAL opts both fine mint. (SG O16 & O21, Cat £23) - Est £11

Lot 370 - 1899 - 12c sage green & rose and 75c black & red brown QV issue, both fine mint copies. (SG 260 & 262, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 371 - 1899 - 2r 25c blue QV issue, top value, a good used copy with central 'CEY' barred cancel. (SG 264, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 372 - 1904 - 1r 50c greyish slate EVII issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 287, Cat £35) - Est £16

Lot 373 - 1904 - 2r 25c brown & green EVII issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 288, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 374 - 1927 - REVENUE: 10r green & brown orange GVI 'Revenue' issue, fine used with FISCAL cancel. (Barefoot #8, Cat £35) - Est £20

Lot 375 - 1935 - GV definitive issue, the set of eleven fine mint. (SG 368/78, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 376 - 1935 - 1r violet blue & chocolate GV issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 378, Cat £32) - Est £15

Lot 377 - 1938 - Small range of GVI values to 2r with various perfs & wmks inc SG 386c, 386d, 387e, 387f, 388, 389, 389a, 390, 391, 392, 392a, 393b, 394d, 395a & 396. (17 stamps, SG Cat £90+) - Est £40

Lot 378 - 1938 - GVI definitive issue, the set of fourteen fine mint. (SG 386/397a, Cat £100) - Est £50

Lot 379 - 1938 - 5r green & purple on chalk surfaced paper GVI issue, a very fine cds used copy. (SG 397, Cat £23) - Est £10

Chile

Lot 380 - 1853 - 10c deep blue on yellowish 'Perkins Bacon' FIRST ISSUE, a fine looking lightly used copy, four margins, tight at right. Thin on reverse. (SG 2, Cat £100) - Est £50

Lot 381 - 1854 - 5c chestnut brown 'Desmadryl' printing, a fine lightly used copy, four margins but tight to touching at right. Lovely rich colour for this shade. (SG 3, Cat £100) - Est £50

Lot 382 - 1854 - 5c burnt sienna 'Gillet' recess printing, a lightly used copy, three margins touching in places but a good looking example and good condition for this issue. (SG 10, Cat £450) - Est £150

Lot 383 - 1854 - 5c chocolate 'Gillet' recess printing, a lightly used copy, three margins just touching along left hand side. A good looking example of a rare stamp. (SG 11, Cat £750) - Est £300

Lot 384 - 1855 - 5c red brown on blued paper PERKINS BACON 'New Plate' printing, a fine used four margin copy. (SG 17) - Est £10

Lot 385 - 1856 - 5c dull reddish brown 'Estancos' printing, a very fine lightly used pair with large margins, just touching at left but otherwise a lovely pair. (SG 18, Cat £50) - Est £40

Lot 386 - 1856 - 10c sky blue, 10c deep blue and 10c grey blue 'Estancos' printing, poor impressions, six singles fine lightly used in varying shades, all have three margins. (SG 25 & 27/8, Cat £112) - Est £45

Lot 387 - 1861 - 1c chrome yellow 'Last London' printing, a fine postally used copy with barred 'CANCELLED' postmark, good strong colour, margins are tight to touching. (SG 29, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 388 - 1861 - 10c deep blue on blued paper 'Last London' printing, a mint copy with gum, two clear margins the others tight to touching. (SG 32, Cat £85) - Est £35

Lot 389 - 1861 - BISECT: Cover FRONT only franked with diagonally BISECTED 1856 10c deep blue 'Estancos' printing (SG 28b) tied by fine 'Target' cancel with CHILLAN cds dated 22 FEB 1861 in red alongside. Addressed to SANTIAGO. Attractive item. - Est £60

Lot 390 - 1866 - 5c red 'Last Santiago' printing, a fine used copy with large part strike of CONSTITUCION cds, four margins just touching at top right. (SG 37) - Est £15

Lot 391 - 1871 - Cover front only franked with single 1867 10c deep blue 'Perforated' issue (SG 47) tied by dumb 'Cork' cancel with SANTIAGO cds in purple alongside. Addressed to FRANCE with manuscript 'Por Vapor Via Magallanes' at top. French arrival cds and '19' decimes rate marking are also on front. A scarce issue sent overseas. - Est £65

Lot 392 - 1876 - Cover franked with single 1867 5c red 'Perforated' issue (SG 45) tied by light 'CANCELLED' in bars with good strike of TALCA CHILE cds in blue alongside dated 26 JUL 1876. Addressed to VALPARAISO with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 393 - 1878 - 50c mauve 'Roulette' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 65, Cat £37) - Est £18

Lot 394 - 1879 - REVENUES: Complete receipt document for 150 pesos franked with 1877 5c lake 'Roulette' POSTAGE issue (SG 51) tied by the manuscript of the document. Scarce provisional use. Nicely written up on page. - Est £30

Lot 395 - 1882 - 5c purple postal stationery envelope (H&G B12) used with superb strike of large VICUNA CHILE cds dated 10 JUL 1882. Addressed to TALTAL with SERENA transit cds on reverse. Envelope a little worn around the edges. - Est £25

Lot 396 - 1894 - Black on Green 'Tarjeta de Servicio' Official SHIP type postal stationery card (H&G D13), 'Cadot' printing with imprint at bottom, unused. - Est £45

Lot 397 - 1900 - 5c on 30c rose carmine 'Roulette' SURCHARGE issue, a fine mint copy with variety OPT INVERTED. (SG 86a, Cat £40) - Est £16

Lot 398 - 1900 - 5c on 30c rose carmine 'Roulette' issue, a fine mint copy with variety OPT DOUBLE. (SG 86b, Cat £95) - Est £45

Lot 399 - 1903 - 15c lilac postal stationery registered envelope (H&G C1) used without any additional postage with VALPARAISO CERTIF. cds's and printed 'VALPARAISO' reg label. Addressed to ARGENTINA with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £15

Lot 400 - 1904 - 10c olive green 'Telegraph' issue with 'CORREOS' OPT INVERTED, a fine mint copy. (SG 96, Cat £75) - Est £45

Lot 401 - 1904 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 5c blue postal stationery envelope (H&G 15) used with MULCHEN cds to SANTA FE with fine AMBCIA ENTRE COIHUE i MULCHEN cds on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 402 - 1905 - 'Columbus' issue, the set of eleven fine mint. (SG 104/14, Cat £40) - Est £25

Lot 403 - 1905 - MARITIME: Trio of PPCs all written by a sailor aboard the 'S.S. Baroda' at Coronel in Jan 1905, Iquique in June 1905 and Pisagua in June 1906, the messages are interesting inc mentioning heading to St Vincent and the Iquique card reads 'we are bound for Japan to man the blockade' used from TOCOPILLA, IQUIQUE & PISAGUA respectively. All addressed to IRELAND, one with an arrival cds. An interesting group that will make a nice display. (3 items) - Est £30

Lot 404 - 1907 - Registered cover franked of 1904 1c on 20c blue (4 copies) plus 1905 1c green strip of three, 2c carmine, 3c brown pair and 15c black & lilac (SG 101, 104/6 & 110) all tied by SANTIAGO cds's with printed REG label also tied on front. Addressed to AUSTRIA with transit & arrival marks on reverse. Super franking. - Est £45

Lot 405 - 1909 - REVENUES: 1p blue & black 'Consular' REVENUE issue, a fine mint top marginal pair each stamp with red 'SPECIMEN' overprint and small hole punch plus 'F2530' archival handstamp in red in top margin. Ex ABNCo. archive. (Forbin #6) - Est £10

Lot 406 - 1910 - 'Centenary of Independence' issue the set of fifteen fine mint. (SG 119/133, Cat £130) - Est £75

Lot 407 - 1911 - 'Presidente' issue, the complete set of fifteen fine mint. (SG 135/49, Cat £180) - Est £95

Lot 408 - 1911 - 'Presidente' issue, the complete set of fifteen fine cds used. (SG 135/49, Cat £24) - Est £15

Lot 409 - 1911 - 12c black & rose and 15c black & violet 'Presidente' issue both in fine mint blocks of ten. (SG 140/1, Cat £36) - Est £18

Lot 410 - 1911 - 5p black & olive green 'Presidente' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 148, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 411 - 1915 - 'Presidente' issue, the basic set of twelve fine mint. (SG 164/75, Cat £104+) - Est £60

Lot 412 - 1915 - REVENUES: Circa 1915 50p black & green, 100p black & scarlet and 100p black & lake REVENUES inscribed 'Arquidiocesis de Santiago Dinero del Culto' with 'Crucifix'. All unused. Not seen by us before. (3) - Est £20

Lot 413 - 1915 - REVENUES: 5c orange red, 10c green, 20c light blue and 50c red 'Consular' REVENUE issue, re-engraved type, all in mint blocks of four. Scarce. - Est £35

Lot 414 - 1915 - 14c black & carmine UNISSUED 'Presidente' type with portrait of 'Manuel de Salas' fine unused. Uncommon. - Est £25

Lot 415 - 1917 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 2c carmine 'Arias' postal stationery card (H&G 26) datelined 'Mision Padre las Casa' (a village near Temuco) with fine strike of AMBULANCIA 63 cds dated 11 MAY 1917 on front. Addressed locally to ESTACION MAILEF. Late use of this card. - Est £25

Lot 416 - 1920 - REVENUES: Pair of 'The Antofagasta (Chili) and Bolivia Railway' share certificates dated 1920 and 1934. Mounted and written up on two pages. (2) - Est £15

Lot 417 - 1920 - CINDRELLA: Circa 1920 pair of green 'Franciscaansche Missiebond Chili' labels one showing a missionary on horseback and the other a female native Indian. Mint with gum, the Indian label has a straight edge. Very scarce. - Est £20

Lot 418 - 1927 - 80c on 10c blue & black brown 'Testart' AIR overprint issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 184a) - Est £75

Lot 419 - 1927 - 40c on 10c blue & black brown 'Testart' AIR overprint issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 184) - Est £35

Lot 420 - 1928 - 3p on 5c slate blue AIRMAIL 'Surcharge' issue, a fine lightly used copy. Uncommon in used condition. (SG 201, Cat £43) - Est £35

Lot 421 - 1930 - 'Chilean Nitrate' issue set of six and 1931 'LAN' air set of eight all fine mint. (SG 217/30, Cat £21+) - Est £12

Lot 422 - 1932 - Plain printed 'Via Zeppelin' postcard franked with 1915 40c black & violet 'Presidente' issue and 1928 2p black & scarlet and 5p black & green 'Presidente' AIR overprint issue (SG 169, 200d & 202) all tied by CORREO AEREO VALPARAISO cds's dated 23 SEP 1932. Flown on the 7th South American Flight of LZ127 with three line 'MIT LUFTPOST BEFORDERT POSTAMT 1 HANNOVER' arrival marking in red. Addressed to GERMANY with fine illustrated FRIEDRICHSHAFEN ZEPPELIN arrival mark dated 4 10 1932 on front. Chilean Zeppelins are very scarce. - Est £150

Lot 423 - 1932 - REVENUES: Small 'Singer Sewing Machine Co' REVENUE Document (appears to be some kind of payslip) franked with 20c green 'Impuesto' REVENUE cancelled by 'SINGER' PERFIN through stamp and document. Attractive item. - Est £10

Lot 424 - 1934 - Internal airmail cover franked with 1931 2 x 20c carmine & 50c sepia LAN 'Internal' airmail issue (SG 225/6) tied by VALLENAR cds. Addressed to IQUIQUE with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £10

Lot 425 - 1935 - CINDERELLA: Circa 1935 blue on yellow 'Beba Usted Vino Santa Rita' WINE promotional cinderella label featuring Grapes and inscribed in Spanish 'A drop of water contains thousands of microbes but if a drop of water is added Santa Rita wine microbes die'. Fine mint. - Est £10

Lot 426 - 1936 - MARITIME: B&W PPC of the ship 'Archibald Russell' franked with 1928 1p black & green and 1931 10c blue (SG 188 & 231) tied by MAGALLANES cds. Addressed to UK. Shipping advertising message printed on front for 'Renwicks Coals'. - Est £18

Lot 427 - 1937 - AIRMAIL: Dull blue 'AIR FRANCE' Christmas & New Year greeting postcard with image of an airplane inscribed 'Bimotor potez tipo 62 de pasajeros en servicio entre Santiago Y Buenos Aires', franked on message side with 1931 20c brown and 1934 3p red brown AIR issue (SG 232 & 246) tied by CORREO AEREO SANTIAGO cds dated 9 JAN 1937. Addressed to FRANCE. Light vertical crease but a rare card in used condition. - Est £75

Lot 428 - 1942 - REVENUES: 'Asociacion del Dinero del Culto Arquidiocesis de Santiago' printed booklet with single 1942 5p on 1p orange & black 'Arquidiocesis de Santiago Dinero de Culto' REVENUE tied inside by manuscript date cancel. Some faults. - Est £20

Lot 429 - 1944 - 50p slate purple 'International' AIR issue without watermark, a fine mint marginal copy. (SG 366e, Cat £33) - Est £16

Lot 430 - 1945 - UNDERCOVER MAIL: Incoming airmail cover from Argentina with 'Sociedad de Proteccion a los Inmigrantes Israelitas, Pasteur 536, P. 1 B. aires' return address handstamp on reverse franked with 1935 5c orange brown and 1940 1p carmine (SG 649 & 691) tied by BUENOS AIRES cds. Addressed to 'Sr Max Reinberg, Casilla 1196, Santiago de Chile' this was the undercover address for HIAS the Jewish Information & immigration organisation. Arrival cds on reverse. Very scarce. - Est £75

Lot 431 - 1948 - 60c ultramarine 'Claude Gay' issue the set of twenty five single stamps fine mint. (SG 381a/y, Cat £26) - Est £16

Lot 432 - 1948 - 2p 60c green 'Claude Gay' issue the set of twenty five single stamps fine mint. (SG 382a/y, Cat £41) - Est £25

Lot 433 - 1950 - Circa 1950 large damaged envelope franked with a variety of issues tied by VALDIVIA cds's. Addressed to GERMANY with ten German 'Official Seals' securing all four sides with German 'Found damaged' instructional mark in purple on reverse. - Est £12

Lot 434 - 1950 - REVENUES: Circa 1950 small medicine box for 'Hipodermicas' with small blue 'ESPECIFICOS' revenue tied on side of box and split from opening with additional black & white 'Precio de Venta' perforated official price label on base. A great item, very unusual to get these revenues used in the correct manner. - Est £20

Lot 435 - 1950 - REVENUES: Circa. 1950 3c blackish green 'REPUBLICA DE CHILE - FOSFOROS' match tax revenue issue, a fine unused imperf block of four. Some creasing. - Est £10

Lot 436 - 1950 - REVENUES: Circa. 1950 long purple IMPUESTO DE CHILE 'Nombre del Envasador d Importador - Garrafas Vinos' Wine Tax label and similar green label inscribed 'Botellas Vinos' both imperf unused on security paper. - Est £10

Lot 437 - 1955 - 100p deep myrtle green, 200p deep ultramarine and 500p scarlet AIR issue, recess printed with watermark, the set of three fine mint. (SG 439/441, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 438 - 1963 - PATAGONIA: B&W PPC 'The Towers of Pain - The South Patagonian Survey Expedition II 1962-1963' showing The Andes mountains in Chile franked with 1960 1c lake red, 5c deep ultramarine & 1961 10c violet (SG 491, 493 & 532) tied by PUNTA ARENAS cds's. Addressed to UK and signed by all the members of the expedition. - Est £16

Lot 439 - 1973 - 'Casa de Moneda de Chile Memoria 1964-1973' book which appears to be a proof copy numbered '100 ejemplares numerados' and '0000' in red containing the five engraved PROOF SHEETS of stamps and essay images. The rest of the book covers the statistics and details of stamp, coin and banknote issuing for the period. A very rare item. (116pp) - Est £200

Lot 440 - 1877-1900 - POSTMARKS: 'P' to 'R' - Lovely collection on stocksheet mostly on Roulette issues with thimbles and double ring types inc PARRAL, PELEQUEN, PEUMO, PUTAENDO, PISAGUA, PUTU, PUERTO V. DE S. ANTONIO, PUQUIOS, QUIRIHUE, QUILLOTA, RANCAGUA and RENGO. All good to fine strikes. (20 items) - Est £40

Lot 441 - 1877-1900 - POSTMARKS: 'T' to 'Z' - Lovely collection on stocksheet mostly on Roulette issues with thimbles and double ring types inc TACNA, TALCA, TALTAL, TALCAHUANO, TOCOPILLA, TEMUCO (inc 3 in blue), TRAIGUEN, TONGOI, TOME, VALDIVIA, VICTORIA & VILLA ALEGRE P. All good to fine strikes. (32 items) - Est £55

Lot 442 - 1935-1989 - CINDERELLA: Neat group with 1944 40c red 'Union Chilens Salvad a los Ninos' label, two rather ornate 20c blue & red TB seals, lovely large portrait 50c blue & red 'Monumento Balmaceda' label and 1989 'Servicio Electoral' Election label. (5) - Est £16

Lot 443 - 1942-1960 - PRIVATE REGISTRATION LABELS: Four covers with 1942 double censored airmail cover to USA with 'BRADEN COPPER Co. RANCAGUA' reg label, 1949 window envelope from SANTIAGO with 'BANCO DE CHILE CORREO AEREO' reg label, 1957 airmail to UK with 'Banco de Londres y America del Sud Limitado' label and a similar cover from 1960 from SANTIAGO to Germany with a similar printed label. Mixed condition. (4 items) - Est £45

Colombia

Lot 444 - 1859 - 5c blue 'Grenadine Confederation' issue, a fine looking four margin copy used with part oval MEDELLIN FRANCA cancel in blue. Thinned on reverse. (SG 2, Cat £120) - Est £60

Lot 445 - 1859 - 5c lilac 'Grenadine Confederation' issue, a fine four margin copy used with part oval BOGOTA cancel in blue. (SG 3a, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 446 - 1859 - 5c violet 'Grenadine Federation' issue, a very fine lightly used copy, four margins, tight at top. (SG 3, Cat £150) - Est £90

Lot 447 - 1859 - 10c bistre brown 'Grenadine Confederation' issue, a fine four margin unused copy. TIny thin on reverse. (SG 4, Cat £180) - Est £80

Lot 448 - 1859 - 20c blue 'Grenadine Confederation' FIRST issue, a fine copy with four large margins, used on small piece red manuscript 'X' and '0' rate marking in blue. (SG 5, Cat £90) - Est £45

Lot 449 - 1859 - 1p carmine 'Grenadine Federation' issue, a used copy on small piece, four large margins. Small surface scuff, otherwise very attractive. (SG 6, Cat £160) - Est £75

Lot 450 - 1859 - 1p carmine 'Grenadine Federation' issue, a superb looking copy four huge margins used with manuscript cancel. Thinned on reverse. (SG 6, Cat £160) - Est £80

Lot 451 - 1861 - 5c pale yellow 'United States of New Grenada' issue, a superb used four margin copy, tight at left with '0' rate marking cancel in blue. (SG 12a, Cat £160) - Est £75

Lot 452 - 1861 - 10c blue 'United States of New Grenada' issue, a superb used four margin copy with PIEDRAS manuscript cancel. (SG 13, Cat £200) - Est £120

Lot 453 - 1861 - FORGERIES: Nice group of 'United States of New Grenada' issue FORGERIES with 2½c black, 5c orange buff, 10c blue, 20c red (2) and 1p rose plus a bogus 10c in red. Mixed condition. (7) - Est £24

Lot 454 - 1862 - 50c pale green, a superb unused example with four good to large margins. (SG 18a, Cat £225) - Est £120

Lot 455 - 1863 - 10c blue, a fine mint copy with full O.G. Four good to large margins. Light horizontal crease but a lovely looking stamp. (SG 27, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 456 - 1865 - 5c lemon, a fine used four margin copy with part oval MEDELLIN FRANCA cancel in blue. (SG 33a) - Est £15

Lot 457 - 1865 - 20c blue, a fine looking four margin copy with POPAYAN manuscript cancel. Small thin on reverse. (SG 35) - Est £10

Lot 458 - 1865 - 20c blue, a fine mint four margin copy with full O.G. (SG 35, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 459 - 1865 - 50c green 'Type A', a fine lightly used copy with oval BOGOTA cancel, four tight margins. (SG 36, Cat £40) - Est £25

Lot 460 - 1865 - 1p rose, a fine lightly used copy, margins tight to touching. (SG 38a) - Est £10

Lot 461 - 1866 - 5c orange yellow, a fine four margin copy used with part manuscript cancel. (SG 44, Cat £26) - Est £15

Lot 462 - 1868 - Nice range of mainly used issues from 1868-1881 with many manuscript and handstuck cancels with better types inc Cipaquira, La Mesa, Santander, Guadas, Espinal, Mompos, Rio Negro, Tocaima, Barbacoas, Nare & Purificaion plus various handstruck types inc rate markings and town markings. (102) - Est £75

Lot 463 - 1871 - OFFICIAL CUBIERTA: Black on white wove paper OFFICIAL 'Cubierta' (H&G DCC3) used from BOGOTA to CALI dated 5 Septembre 1871. Good condition for these. - Est £25

Lot 464 - 1876 - 1p pale red on white LAID paper, a fine used four margin copy. (SG 83) - Est £12

Lot 465 - 1881 - 10c lilac 'Registration' issue, a mint copy with three margins, cut into at top. Small faults. (SG R105, Cat £85) - Est £25

Lot 466 - 1883 - 5p yellow brown on yellow, perf 10½, a fine mint copy. (SG 115) - Est £10

Lot 467 - 1883 - Useful range of mint, used or unused issues from 1883-1898 inc values to 10p and some better POSTMARKS inc straight line, oval & boxed types plus a few manuscripts. (114) - Est £35

Lot 468 - 1891 - POSTAL FISCALS: 'Triangle' REVENUE issue dated '1891-1892' 1p red tied on piece by light postal cancel and 50c blue of the same issue used with 1892 1c red on yellow (SG 149) on piece tied by duplex cds. Unusual. (Forbin 5 & 6) - Est £45

Lot 469 - 1896 - 1c on 2c blue green 'Honda' PROVISIONAL issue, a fine lightly used copy. Straight edge at left. A rare stamp. (SG 170, Cat £110) - Est £75

Lot 470 - 1897 - Cover franked with pair 1892 5c brown on buff (SG 153) tied by fine CORREOS NACIONALES VICTORIA duplex cancel dated DIC 18 1897. Addressed to BOGOTA with arrival mark on reverse. - Est £45

Lot 471 - 1899 - 1000 DAYS WAR: 1c brown on buff and 2c black on buff 'Cartagena' issue pin-perf, both mint. (SG 181/2, Cat £58) - Est £35

Lot 472 - 1902 - 1000 DAYS WAR: 100p deep blue on deep rose 'Bogota' issue, a fine used copy with part boxed cancel. Uncommon & underrated stamp. (SG 206A, Cat £95) - Est £75

Lot 473 - 1902 - 1000 DAYS WAR: 'Cartagena' issue 1902 10c scarlet pin perf, 20c violet and 20c pale lilac imperf and 1903 50c brown both imperf and pin perf all fine mint or unused. (SG 215B, 220A, 228A & 228Ba) - Est £20

Lot 474 - 1903 - 1000 DAYS WAR:1p deep purple 'Barranquilla' issue, imperf, a fine mint four margin copy. A very difficult & underrated value. (SG 236A) - Est £30

Lot 475 - 1903 - 1000 DAYS WAR: 10c blue on salmon, 10c blue on rose, 10c blue on pale green and 10c blue on pale lilac 'Cartagena' issue on LAID paper all pin perf, fine mint. (SG 243B/245B & 247B, Cat £145) - Est £75

Lot 476 - 1905 - INFLATIONARY PERIOD: Cover franked on reverse with 1902 10c scarlet 'Barranquilla' 1000 Days War issue (SG 215A) a COMPLETE PANE OF TWENTY FIVE plus an additional folded block of ten covering the whole of the reverse of the envelope cancelled by BARRANQUILLA cds's in red dated FEB 8 1905. Addressed to SPAIN with USA transit cds on reverse. A stunning franking. - Est £75

Lot 477 - 1909 - 5c blue 'Numeral' issue, perf 13½ with boxed 'CORREOS DEPARTA MENTALES' official in violet fine used. (SG D327) - Est £16

Lot 478 - 1910 - ½c to 1p 'Centenary of Independence' issue all fine mint. (SG 345/51, Cat £142+) - Est £80

Lot 479 - 1910 - 10p lake 'Centenary of Independence' issue an IMPERF PROOF on thick card. Ex ABNCo. Archive. Very scarce. (As SG 352) - Est £100

Lot 480 - 1917 - 2p orange 'Portrait' issue with 'OFICIO' (Specimen) opt in purple. (SG 366) - Est £15

Lot 481 - 1917 - 5p grey 'Ricaurte' issue perf 10½, a fine mint copy. (SG 367) - Est £30

Lot 482 - 1917 - 10p brown 'Arms' issue top value compound perf 11½ x 13½, a fine cds used copy. (SG 368) - Est £15

Lot 483 - 1925 - 1c on 3c brown and 4c violet 'ABNCo' printing, the pair fine mint. (SG 407/8) - Est £10

Lot 484 - 1932 - 'Correo Aereo' OVERPRINT on SCADTA issue, 15c green, 30c grey blue, 40c reddish lilac, 50c brown olive and 20c rose red with 'R' opt all in fine unmounted mint blocks of four. (SG 415, 417/9 & R426, Cat £103) - Est £45

Lot 485 - 1932 - 60c pale reddish brown 'CORREO AEREO' opt issue (on Scadta stamp), a fine unmounted mint COMPLETE SHEET OF FIFTY with sheet margins all round and '6042-31' imprint in bottom margin. (SG 420, Cat £275) - Est £95

Lot 486 - 1932 - 20c rose red SCADTA Registration stamp issue with 'CORREO AEREO' and 'R' overprint in black. A very fine unmounted mint COMPLETE SHEET OF FIFTY. (SG R426, Cat £460+) - Est £150

Lot 487 - 1935 - 4c to 50c 'Third National Olympiad' issue, all fine mint. (12 stamps, SG 462/72, Cat £74+) - Est £35

Lot 488 - 1935 - 1p light blue & olive 'Third National Olympiad' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 473, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 489 - 1935 - 1p light blue & olive 'Third National Olympiad' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 473, Cat £80) - Est £40

Lot 490 - 1935 - 2p light blue & deep green 'Third National Olympiad' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 474, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 491 - 1935 - 5p light blue & deep violet 'Third National Olympiad' issue, a fine mint copy with full gum. Small thin on reverse. (SG 475, Cat £600) - Est £200

Lot 492 - 1937 - 'Fourth National Olympiad' issue, the set of three fine mint. (SG 490/2, Cat £45) - Est £25

Lot 493 - 1937 - 'Barranquilla Industrial Exhibition' issue, the set of three fine cds used. (SG 493/5) - Est £10

Lot 494 - 1937 - 'Barranquilla Industrial Exhibition' issue, the set of three fine mint. (SG 493/5, Cat £32) - Est £16

Lot 495 - 1940 - 1p carmine 'Death Centenary of General Santander' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 555, Cat £27) - Est £15

Lot 496 - 1940 - Circa 1940 'Rentas Departamentales CALDAS' IMPUESTO DE CIGARRILLOS Revenue issue set of six printed on security paper, imperf with each stamp overprinted SPECIMEN in black & with small hole punch. (6) - Est £25

Lot 497 - 1942 - REVENUES: 3b green 'Revenue' issue with 'TRABAJO' opt in black numbered '00000' in red & plus tiny ½c olive brown 'Impuesto Sobre Fosforos' revenue both with 'SPECIMEN' opt in red and small hole punch. Ex ABNCo. Archive. - Est £10

Lot 498 - 1948 - 'Airmail' issue, the set of thirteen good to fine used. (SG 691/703, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 499 - 1950 - 5c dark greyish blue on light buff postal stationery registered envelope (H&G C7). A fine unused example. Uncommon. - Est £30

Lot 500 - 1952 - 25c deep grey 'P.O. Rebuilding Fund' issue, a fine cds used copy. The scarcest Colombian Tax stamp. Very difficult to find in used condition. (SG 757, Cat £55) - Est £45

Lot 501 - 1952 - 2p reddish purple 'P.O. Rebuilding Fund' issue, a fine lightly used copy. A difficult & underrated stamp. (SG 761, Cat £13) - Est £12

Lot 502 - 1956 - 3p black & carmine red, 5p blue & brown and 10p bluish green & yellow brown, the top three values fine mint. (SG 892/4, Cat £33+) - Est £16

Lot 503 - 1959 - 10p olive green & orange red 'UNIFICADO' opt issue, the top value fine unmounted mint. (SG 988) - Est £10

Lot 504 - 1960 - Express airmail cover franked with 1959 60c black & yellow green 'Avianca' anniversary issue and 25c scarlet & blue EXPRESS issue with 'Unificado' opt (SG 999 & E989) tied by BOGOTA cds. Addressed to USA with straight line 'EXPRES' and two line 'AIR MAIL Special Delivery' markings on front and USA arrival cds on reverse. This express issue is not often seen on cover. - Est £12

Lot 505 - 1870-1950 - REVENUES: Useful range on two stockpages with earlier issues, large types plus later Timbre Nacional issues (most used with postal cancels) inc some duplication plus OPTS etc. (88) - Est £20

Lot 506 - 1872-1900 - CUBIERTAS: Small range of mainly used CUBIERTAS of various values inc 1894 1 peso used, from a variety of originations inc one to Panama with PANAMA arrival cds, 18 used, 3 mint and one CTO with CARTAGENA cds. Mixed condition. (22 items) - Est £75

Lot 507 - 1892-1990 - Large lot of covers & postal history mainly mid period but inc a few earlier with 1892 2c on cover to USA, 1903 5c on 2c PSC used CARTAGENA to Germany (no message), tatty 1899 'De Oficio' stampless cover front with GARZON duplex, many 1930-1940 period airmails inc REG, a good variety of frankings inc OPTS & surcharges, many Official & Diplomatic Embassy or Legation covers, Avianca 'A' OPTS, censored, instructional marks inc large 'TARDE', Taxed, Taquilla's, some better originations & destinations inc Sweden, Honduras & Chile and few FDCs inc 1977 Bird set. Mixed condition. An interesting lot for study. (95 items) - Est £75

Lot 508 - 1899-1960 - Extensive collection from 1901-1940 with good ranges of 1000 Days War issues, Numeral issues, 1917-1924 definitives with values to 10p, a useful range of SCADTA issues inc values to 5p used and various later issues with sets & singles. (100's) - Est £200

Lot 509 - 1935-1942 - Trio of commercial covers all with 5c frankings, two with ½c tax stamps addressed to BOGOTA (2) or USA with fine cds postmarks of VILLAVICENCIO (MET), EL CENTRO (STD) and CAPARRAPI (CUND). (3 items) - Est £20

Colombia - Airmail

Lot 510 - 1920 - SCADTA: 30c black on rose and 60c dull green 'Valiente' FIRST ISSUE, the pair fine mint, light crease on the 30c. (SG 1/2, Cat £99) - Est £40

Lot 511 - 1921 - SCADTA: 20c orange brown 'Litho' issue without watermark, a fine mint complete sheet of twenty five. (SG 21, Cat £125) - Est £60

Lot 512 - 1921 - SCADTA: 20c orange brown with type 1 PROVISIONAL 'R' registration handstamp in purple with variety OVERPRINT INVERTED. Fine cds used. Small thin on reverse. (SG R33 variety) - Est £40

Lot 513 - 1922 - SCADTA: 30c green with 'G.B.' handstamp in violet for use in Great Britain. A fine mint pair. (SG 19E, Cat £44) - Est £25

Lot 514 - 1923 - SCADTA: 'P' opt issue for use in Panama small range with 5c orange yellow strip of four, 50c dull green and 1p blackish grey all mint with the usual sweated gum. (SG 26K, 31K & 33K, Cat £113) - Est £40

Lot 515 - 1923 - SCADTA: 5c orange yellow, 10c light green, 15c carmine red, 20c grey, 30c dull blue, 50c dull green & 60c yellow brown with 'EU' machine opt for use in USA all good to fine mint, gum a little sweated in places. (SG 26F/32F, Cat £54+) - Est £25

Lot 516 - 1923 - SCADTA: 10c light green with 'EU' machine opt in black for use in the USA, a mint corner marginal block of nine with sweated gum. (SG 27F, Cat £40+) - Est £16

Lot 517 - 1923 - SCADTA: 15c carmine red with 'F' machine opt for use in France, a fine mint block of four. (SG 28G, Cat £68) - Est £32

Lot 518 - 1923 - SCADTA: 30c dull blue with 'V' machine opt for use in VENEZUELA, a fine mint copy. (SG 30N, Cat £22+) - Est £10

Lot 519 - 1923 - SCADTA: 60c yellow brown with 'A' machine opt for use in Germany, Austria & Czechoslovakia, a fine mint block of four. (SG 32A, Cat £44) - Est £20

Lot 520 - 1923 - SCADTA: 60c yellow brown with watermark, a fine mint complete sheet of twenty five. (SG 44, Cat £87+) - Est £40

Lot 521 - 1923 - SCADTA: 15c carmine red with 'C.R.' handstamp in black for use in COSTA RICA, a fine mint copy. (SG 46I, Cat £44) - Est £22

Lot 522 - 1923 - SCADTA: 30c on 60c orange 'PROVISIONAL' opt issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 53, Cat £43) - Est £20

Lot 523 - 1923 - SCADTA: Cover franked with 1923 3c blue national issue (SG 394) and 1923 30c on 20c grey SCADTA 'Provisional' issue (SG 52) tied by GIRARDOT Scadta cds dated 13 XI 1923. Addressed to BARRANQUILLA with arrival cds on reverse. Cover slightly trimmed at left. A very scarce stamp on cover. - Est £120

Lot 524 - 1923 - SCADTA: Long heavy duty registered cover franked with Scadta 1921 50c grey blue and 1p grey black plus 20c orange brown with large manuscript 'R' provisional overprint (SG 23, 25 & R35 variety) and 1917 10c deep blue Registration stamp (SG R370) all tied by MANIZALES Scadta cds's in red dated 22 MAR 1923 with boxed 'RECOMENDADO AL SENOR AGENTE DE LA SCADTA PARA ENTREGA PERSONAL' cachet in purple on front. Addressed to USA with transit & arrival marks on reverse. Cover is folded twice down centre. A rare provisional use. - Est £250

Lot 525 - 1923 - SCADTA: Cover franked with Scadta 1923 30c on 60c orange 'PROVISIONAL' opt issue (SG 53) plus 1923 3c blue National issue (SG 394) tied by MANIZALES SCADTA cds's in red dated 6.XII.1923. Addressed to USA with green 'Correo Aereo' Scadta airmail label on front and BARRANQUILLA transit cds on reverse. A very scarce use as this provisional was only authorised for use on the internal service. - Est £65

Lot 526 - 1924 - SCADTA: Neat registered cover front franked with 1917 1c green & 2c carmine national issue (SG 358/9) and Scadta 1923 30c on 60c orange 'Provisional' OPT issue and 1923 20c grey 'R' opt issue (SG 53 & R50) all tied by MAGANGUE' cds's in red dated 4.1.1924 with boxed 'MAGANGUE' registration marking in purple alongside. Addressed to BARRANQUILLA. A superb item. - Est £65

Lot 527 - 1925 - SCADTA: Cover franked with 1923 10c blue national issue and 1923 30c dull blue SCADTA issue (SG 398 & 41) tied by BOGOTA cds's. Addressed to LYON, FRANCE with good strike of boxed 'Profitez du Service, Postal Aerien De Colombie, (Economise 10 Jours), Renseignments, Bureau D'Information et Propagande, PARIS- 9 Boulevar de la Madeleine' French consular agents cachet in purple on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 528 - 1926 - SCADTA: Cover franked with 1923 3 x 4c blue and 50c dull green SCADTA issue (SG 395 & 43) tied by BOGOTA SCADTA cds's. Addressed to GERMANY with fine strike of boxed 'Benuetzet die Kolumbianische Flugpost ! Laufzeit der briefe um 10 tage verkuerzt ! Auskunft und Flugmarken durch das Kolumbianische Generalkonsulat Hamburg, Steinstr 147' German consular agents cachet in purple on reverse with BARRANQUILLA SCADTA transit cds. - Est £35

Lot 529 - 1927 - SCADTA: Long cover from USA with 'Brockway Motor Truck Corp, Export Office, 15 Moore Street New York, N.Y.' printed firms return address at top left franked with USA 2c carmine and Scadta 1923 30c dull blue with 'E.U.' machine opt in black (SG 30F) tied by NEW YORK machine cancel. Addressed to BUCARAMANGA with two different BARRANQUILLA transit cds's on front and nice green & white 'FROM BARRANQUILLA VIA COLOMBIAN AIR MAIL' label on front and arrival cds on reverse. - Est £30

Lot 530 - 1928 - SCADTA: 'Benjamin Mendez Goodwill Flight OPT issue, the pair fine mint. (SG 54/5, Cat £170) - Est £95

Lot 531 - 1928 - SCADTA: Cover franked with 1923 2 x 4c blue National issue (SG 395, one damaged) plus 1923 30c dull blue Scadta issue (SG 41) tied by PTO. BERRIO SCADTA cds's dated 14 II. 1928. Addressed to GERMANY with arrival cds on reverse. A scarcer Scadta cancel & origination. - Est £30

Lot 532 - 1929 - SCADTA: 'Definitive' issue, the set of thirteen plus the 'R' registration opt issue good to fine used. (SG 56/R69, Cat £71+) - Est £35

Lot 533 - 1929 - SCADTA: Cover franked with 1917 1c green and 1923 4c blue National issue (SG 358 & 395) plus 1929 30c grey blue Scadta 'Gold Currency' issue (SG 76) tied by BARRANQUILLA Scadta cds's. Addressed to BOGOTA with transit & arrival marks on reverse. Cover trimmed at base. A scarce issue used on cover. - Est £30

Lot 534 - 1930 - SCADTA: Two covers with combination frankings with Colombian National issues, Scadta issues and Canal Zone 20c AIR surcharges. The first cover sent in 1930 from BARRANQUILLA to USA and the other in 1931 from BUENAVENTURA to SWITZERLAND, the Canal Zone stamps applied and cancelled in transit by CRISTOBAL cds's. A nice pair. - Est £45

Lot 535 - 1931 - SCADTA FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1923 5c claret and 1929 5c orange yellow, 10c red brown and 15c green SCADTA issue (SG 396 & 56/8) tied by BARRANQUILLA SCADTA cds's dated 17 VI 1931. Flown on the BARRANQUILLA - NEW YORK first flight with illustrated first flight cachet in black on front. (Muller #72) - Est £25

Lot 536 - 1932 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1932 5c brown and 20c rose red 'Correo Aereo' opt issue (SG 416 & 431) tied by BOGOTA cds dated 27 VI 1932. Flown on the BOGOTA - BUENAVENTURA flight with boxed 'PRIMER CORREO AEREO TRANSVERSAL ENTRE EL RIO MAGDALENA Y EL PACIFICO' cachet in violet. Addressed to BUENAVENTURA with arrival cds on reverse. (Muller #80) - Est £25

Lot 537 - 1936 - SCADTA: Cover franked with 1934 10c orange, 1935 5c light brown and 1932 30c chocolate & blue AIR issue (SG 460, 482 & 441) tied by CALI SCADTA cds's. Addressed to GERMANY with good strike of large 'SCADTA PAN_AMERICAN AIRWAYS MANCOMUM' cachet in blue on front. A scarcer marking from the end of the SCADTA era. - Est £30

Lot 538 - 1946 - Airmail cover franked with 1945 10c yellow orange and 60c brown purple, 1946 15c blue and 1945 1c red orange TAX issue (SG 623, 629, 648 & 614) tied by MEDELLIN cds's. Addressed to UK with nice multicolour 'CORREO AEREO DE COLOMBIA' illustrated 'Airplane' label on reverse. - Est £10

Lot 539 - 1950 - AVIANCA: 'Airmail' issue with large 'A' opt in black, the set of thirteen fine used. (SG 1/13, Cat £65) - Est £32

Lot 540 - 1950 - AVIANCA: 'Airmail' issue with large 'A' opt in black, the set of thirteen fine mint. (SG 1/13, Cat £85) - Est £45

Lot 541 - 1950 - AVIANCA: 1p slate purple & sage green AIR issue with large 'A' overprint, a COMPLETE SHEET OF 25 with sheet margins all round used on part of a parcel wrapper with BOGOTA cds's and USA registered arrival mark in purple. A small piece of margin is missing at top but otherwise a stunning and rare used multiple. (SG 10) - Est £40

Lot 542 - 1950 - LANSA: 1p slate purple &b sage green, 2p blue & blue green and 3p black & rose carmine large 'L' opt, all fine mint. (SG 17/9, Cat £47+) - Est £22

Lot 543 - 1950 - AVIANCA: Long airmail cover franked with 1939 pair 5c light blue, 1948 1c green, pair 15c green and 1c carmine TAX stamp plus 1950 40c grey and 50c claret Avianca 'A' opt issue (SG 536, 687, 690, 705 & Avianca 6/7) all tied by large CORREO AEREO ARMERO cds's dated NOV 1950 with fine strike of boxed AVIANCA RECOMENDADO CORREO AEREO ARMERO registration marking alongside with two line CORREO AEREO TRANSOCEANICO marking all in black with additional strikes of both markings on reverse. Addressed to BELGIUM with various transit marks on reverse. A scarce origination for Avianca. - Est £35

Lot 544 - 1950 - LANSA: First Day Cover franked with LANSA 1950 5c yellow & 10c red 'Wings' issue (SG 1/2) plus 1949 5c olive green and 1948 1c carmine TAX issue (SG 716 & 705) all tied by large boxed CALI cancels dated JUN 22 1950 withy boxed 'CORREO AEREO VIA LANSA PRIMER DIA DE SERVICIO' cachet alongside. Flown to BOGOTA with arrival mark dated the same day on reverse. - Est £30

Lot 545 - 1951 - LANSA: Airmail cover franked with 1949 15c blue and strip of four 1c carmine TAX issue (SG 713 & 705) plus LANSA 1950 20c violet and 50c claret 'L' opt issue (SG 13 & 16) tied by LANSA 'Blank' boxed 'CARTAGENA' cancels dated JAN 4 1951 with boxed 'CORREO AEREO LANSA TAQUILLA No.1' cachet in purple on reverse. Addressed to GERMANY. - Est £10

Colombia - Private Express Companies

Lot 546 - 1926 - CORREO RAPIDO DE SANTANDER: 4c green 'Correo Rapido de Norte Santander' issue, a fine cds used copy. (Hurt & Williams #S10) - Est £12

Lot 547 - 1926 - CORREO RAPIDO DE SANTANDER: 2c light green 'Small Numeral' type a very fine used copy with SOCORO cds. (Hurt & Williams #S9) - Est £20

Lot 548 - 1928 - COMPANIA DE TRANSPORTES TERRESTRES: 5c reddish brown 'Bus & Monument' issue, small type, a fine used bottom marginal strip of three only partially perforated between stamps. A scarce used multiple. (Hurt & Williams # S21) - Est £45

Lot 549 - 1931 - RIBON: Long printed 'Banco de Bogota, CALI' cover franked with block of four 1923 5c claret national issue (SG 396) and block of four 1930 6c red RIBON issue (Hurt & Williams 4) both blocks cancelled by CONDUCTO RIBON CORREOS - CALI cds's dated 22 APR 1931 with additional strike alongside. Addressed to BOGOTA with two line 'CONTESTE UD POR ESTE CORREO RAPIDO DE RIBON' marking and CONDUCTO RIBON CORREOS - BOGOTA arrival cds both on front. Very attractive. - Est £150

Lot 550 - 1931 - COMPANIA DE TRANSPORTES TERRESTRES: 5c brownish red 'Compania de Transportes Terrestres' EXPRESS issue, small type showing bus & monument. A fine unmounted mint copy. (Hurt & Williams # S21) - Est £24

Lot 551 - 1932 - RIBON - ZEPPELIN & COMBINATION MAIL: Cover franked with Colombia 1930 4c black & blue, 1932 1c green and block of four 10c black & lake AIR issue (SG 412, 429 & 436) tied by CALI SCADTA cds's dated 29 IX 1932 plus RIBON 1932 12c violet blue, 18c blue green and 24c violet (Hurt & Williams #5/7) tied by CONDUCTO RIBON CORREOS CALI cds's. The cover is additionally franked with Brazil 1932 7,000rs on 10,000rs claret 'ZEPPELIN' opt issue and 100rs olive black and 600rs maroon (SG 512, 514 & 516) all tied by RIO DE JANEIRO cds's dated 13 OCT 1932. Sent on the 'Eighth Sudamerikafahrt' with Zeppelin cachet. Addressed to GERMANY with FRIEDERIKSHAVN arrival mark on reverse. A rare franking and rare Colombian origination. (Sieger #190C) - Est £250

Lot 552 - 1934 - RIBON: 5c on 12c violet blue 'Ribon' EXPRESS issue a fine mint copy with full gum. (Hurt & Williams #9) - Est £18

Colombian States

Lot 553 - 1869-1903 - Useful mint & used range of CUNDINAMARCA, SANTANDER & TOLIMA on three stocksheets with good array of issues inc odd manuscript cancel, few reprints and values to 10p. Mixed condition. (81) - Est £35

Lot 554 - 1863 - BOLIVAR: 1p red 'First' issue, a fine mint four margin copy. (SG 3) - Est £10

Lot 555 - 1879 - BOLIVAR: 40c lilac 'Registration' issue dated '1879', an IMPERF PROOF in UNISSUED colour on white paper. Tight margins. (As SG R17) - Est £30

Lot 556 - 1890 - BOLIVAR: Heavily repaired cover front franked with diagonally BISECTED 1880 10c mauve on blue LAID paper (SG 25) tied by large oval ADMINISTRACION DE CORREOS CARTAGENA cancel dated FEB 12 1890. Addressed to BARRANQUILLA. A scarce stamp on cover. - Est £45

Lot 557 - 1905 - CAUCA - BOGUS: 5c red and 10c green BOGUS issue inscribed 'Provincia de Cauca' imperf, both fine unused. - Est £16

Lot 558 - 1883 - CUNDINAMARCA: 5c blue, Type B, a fine looking mint corner marginal TETE-BECHE PAIR. Thinned on reverse but very scarce. (SG 15a, Cat £85) - Est £50

Lot 559 - 1886 - SANTANDER: 1c blue, 1c ultramarine, 5c red and 10c indigo lilac 'Shield' issue, the set of four fine unused. (SG 4, 4a & 5/6, Cat £52+) - Est £25

Lot 560 - 1903 - SANTANDER: 50c red 'Postal Fiscal' issue with the provisional handstamp version of the 'PROVISIONAL CORREOS DE SANTANDER' opt but handstamped rather than machine printed used with part straight line 'COLECTURIA DE HACIENDA PAMPLONA' cancel in purple. (As SG 21) - Est £12

Lot 561 - 1903 - SANTANDER: Small group of Postal Fiscals with 50c red unused corner block of six & two singles one postally used, ½c on 50c red provisional with variety STOP OMITTED plus the 50c red with the provisional handstamp version of the 'PROVISIONAL CORREOS DE SANTANDER' opt (As SG 21) but handstamped rather than machine printed used. (10 stamps) - Est £20

Lot 562 - 1905 - SANTANDER - REVENUE: Circa 1905 2c grey 'Impuesto del Consumo de Tabaco' long REVENUE issue overprinted SPECIMEN & with small hole punch. Ex ABNCo. Archive. - Est £10

Costa Rica

Lot 563 - 1863 - 1p orange 'First Issue' a fine mint copy. (SG 5) - Est £18

Lot 564 - 1863 - 1p orange 'First Issue' a fine used copy. (SG 5) - Est £20

Lot 565 - 1883 - 10c orange 'Fernandez' issue, a superb used copy with light cds dated 1884. (SG 16) - Est £10

Lot 566 - 1885 - GUANACASTE: Useful range of genuine issues with red & black opts on Fernandez issue and later opt types on Soto issue. Mixed mint & used. (17 different) - Est £30

Lot 567 - 1892 - 5c violet 'Arms' issue, a fine mint copy with full gum. (SG 34, Cat £55) - Est £30

Lot 568 - 1892 - 1c greenish blue 'Arms' issue with very fine complete strike of the STAR OF DAVID cancellation in purple. (SG 32) - Est £10

Lot 569 - 1892 - Cover franked on reverse with 1892 10c green 'Arms' issue (SG 35) tied by fair strike of undated CORREOS NARANJO COSTA RICA cancel in black. Addressed to USA with SAN JOSE transit cds on front. - Est £30

Lot 570 - 1901 - 2col greenish black & carmine, a fine mint copy with full gum. (SG 49) - Est £10

Lot 571 - 1907 - 4c indigo and carmine red on toned paper 'Portrait' issue perf 11½ x 14. A fine mint copy. (SG 69) - Est £10

Lot 572 - 1907 - 20c slate & olive 'Portrait' issue perf 11½ x 14, a fine mint copy. (SG 72) - Est £20

Lot 573 - 1907 - 50c indigo blue & dull claret, 1col black & sienna and 2col myrtle & claret 'Portrait' issue perf 11½x14 all fine used, the 2col has a small thin on reverse. (SG 74/6, Cat £140) - Est £50

Lot 574 - 1907 - 1col black & sienna 'Portrait' issue perf 11½ x 14, a fine mint copy. (SG 75) - Est £15

Lot 575 - 1909 - 5c blue postal stationery envelope (H&G B5a) sent registered to GERMANY with boxed REG marking on front and DEPART DE CERTIFICADOS SAN JOSE cds on reverse. Also 1922 2c blue postal stationery card used with added strip of four 1910 1c brown (SG 77) tied by SAN JOSE cds's to USA, late use of this card. (2 items) - Est £35

Lot 576 - 1910 - 2c light green on cream postal stationery card (H&G 12) used with fine TURRIALBA cds in blue dated MAY 31 1910. Addressed to SAN JOSE with arrival cds on front. - Est £10

Lot 577 - 1911 - Cover franked with single 1911 5c indigo & orange buff with 'HABILITADO 1911' opt (SG 90) tied by SAN JOSE roller cancel dated SEP 20 1911. Addressed internally to LIMON with arrival cds on reverse. Uncommon issue on cover. - Est £25

Lot 578 - 1921 - 'Independence Centenary of Central America' issue, the set of five in fine mint TETE-BECHE PAIRS. Very scarce. (SG 118a/122a, Cat £250) - Est £125

Lot 579 - 1923 - 2c violet 'Bishop Thiel' ESSAY stamp, a good mint copy, small corner fault at top left otherwise scarce. (Mena E25) - Est £20

Lot 580 - 1941 - 'Central American & Caribbean Football Championship' issue, the complete set of eighteen fine mint. (SG 282/99, Cat £110) - Est £75

Lot 581 - 1941 - 'Costa Rica - Panama Boundary Treaty' OPT issue, the complete set of seven with each stamp showing the MISSING HYPHEN variety used on 'Cohen' First Day Cover with stamps tied by SAN JOSE cds's dated MAY 24 1941 in magenta. Addressed to VENEZUELA. A superb and rare item, only 50 sets exist with this variety as there were only 50 sheets of the 10col overprinted and the variety appears just once per sheet. Also expertised 'KESSLER' on reverse. (SG 300/06 variety, Sanabria #86a/92a) - Est £175

Lot 582 - 1946 - 15c on 20c green 'Mauro Fernandez' issue with 'MUESTRA' (Specimen) opt in red. (SG 413) - Est £10

Lot 583 - 1954 - 3col black & deep yellow green, 5col black and 10col black & lemon, the three top values fine mint. (SG 536/8, Cat £20+) - Est £10

Lot 584 - 1975 - POSTAL FISCAL: Airmail cover franked with 1973 20c crimson & deep blue (SG 939) plus 1970 1col purple REVENUE issue (ABNCo printing) tied by unclear CARTAGO cds in purple. Addressed to SAN JOSE. Unusual. - Est £25

Lot 585 - 1984 - 100col turquoise blue & 100col orange yellow 'Postal Fiscal' issue the pair fine mint. (SG 1360/1) - Est £15

 

Cuba

Lot 586 - 1855 - Range of 'Isabella' issues with loops wmk ½r (3), 1r & 2r, 1856 crossed lozenges wmk ½r & 2r and 1857 no wmk ½r, 2r (3) and 2r (3). All are used, some with manuscript cancels. Mixed condition. (SG 1/3, 6, 8 & 9/11, Cat £53+) - Est £25

Lot 587 - 1856 - ½r blue green wmk 'Crossed Lozenges', an unused pair and 1857 ½r greenish blue single & block of six (with some creasing), 1r bright green, 1r yellow green and 2r rose red all no wmk. Mixed condition mint or unused, generally good to fine with odd small fault. (SG 6, 9, 10, 10b & 11, Cat £58+) - Est £30

Lot 588 - 1860 - POSTAL FORGERY: 1r bright green 'Isabella' issue POSTAL FORGERY tied on small piece by light 'Bars' cancel. Scarce. (As SG 10) - Est £45

Lot 589 - 1860 - 'Y¼' on 2r rose red 'Isabella' issue without wmk, a used genuine copy with neat manuscript cancel, margins tight to touching, thinned. Also a forgery of the same surcharge. (SG 12, Cat £65) - Est £30

Lot 590 - 1864 - 2r red on rose 'Isabella' issue, two fine four margin copies used & unused. (SG 18, Cat £23+) - Est £12

Lot 591 - 1864 - Useful range of later 'Isabella' issues inc 1864 ¼r black on buff mint, 1864 issue to 2r, 1866 10c & 20c and 1867 10c, 20c & 40c. Mixed condition mint & used. (21 stamps) - Est £25

Lot 592 - 1866 - 'Isabella' issue dated '1866', the set of four fine mint (the 10c is unused) all with four margins. Very fine. (SG 19/22, Cat £46+) - Est £30

Lot 593 - 1867 - 5c dull mauve 'Isabella' issue dated '1867', a fine unused copy. (SG 24, Cat £38) - Est £20

Lot 594 - 1867 - 20c green and 40c rose 'Isabella' issue dated '1867', both fine mint copies with full gum. (SG 26/7, Cat £25+) - Est £16

Lot 595 - 1868 - 5c dull lilac fine used and 40c rose fine unused 'Isabella' issue dated '1868'. (SG 28 & 31, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 596 - 1868 - BISECT: 10c blue 'Isabella' issue dated '1868' diagonally BISECTED on small piece tied by 'Parilla' cancel in black. (SG 29) - Est £10

Lot 597 - 1868 - 10c blue mint and 20c green used with damaged corner 'Isabella' issue dated '1868' with 'HABILITADO POR LA NACION' handstamp in black. Both are genuine examples but with faults. Scarce & underrated issue as most are forgeries. (SG 37/8) - Est £20

Lot 598 - 1869 - 5c rose 'Isabella' issue dated '1869' a good mint copy. (SG 32, Cat £37) - Est £25

Lot 599 - 1869 - 5c rose 'Isabella' issue dated '1869' a good unused copy. (SG 32, Cat £37) - Est £20

Lot 600 - 1870 - 5c blue 'Provisional Government of Spain' issue, a fine mint copy. A rare stamp. (SG 44, Cat £140) - Est £80

Lot 601 - 1873 - 12½c green 'Amadeo' issue, a fine mint copy. Couple of nibbled perfs at top. (SG 52, Cat £27) - Est £20

Lot 602 - 1873 - 12½c green 'Amadeo' issue, a fine used copy. (SG 52, Cat £14) - Est £10

Lot 603 - 1874 - 1p carmine 'Liberty' issue dated '1874' a fine mint copy with full gum. Small thin on reverse but otherwise fine & rare. (SG 59, Cat £325) - Est £150

Lot 604 - 1874 - REVOLUTION: 10c green 'Cuban Revolutionary Government in Exile' issue inscribed 'REP. DE CUBA'. A fine unused example. These stamps were produced by the Revolutionary Junta in the USA and printed by the Continental Banknote Co. of New York. Very scarce. - Est £45

Lot 605 - 1876 - 25c 'King Alfonso VII' issue dated '1876' a fine IMPERF COLOUR TRIAL in deep green on green paper, gummed with four margins. (As SG 65) - Est £30

Lot 606 - 1877 - 10c yellow green 'Alphonso XII' issue dated '1877', a fine unused copy. Difficult value. (SG 68) - Est £20

Lot 607 - 1877 - Incoming cover from Great Britain franked with 1873 1/- green QV issue (SG 150, Plate 12) tied by LONDON duplex cancel dated JAN 4 1877. Addressed to HAVANA with fair strike of boxed 'N E 2RS' arrival mark in black on front and HABANA arrival cds's on reverse. - Est £45

Lot 608 - 1878 - 10c black 'Alfonso XII' issue dated '1878', a fine lightly used copy. The key value of the set. (SG 74) - Est £50

Lot 609 - 1879 - 10c ochre red 'Alfonso XII' issue dated '1879', a fine mint copy. The key value of the set. Rare. (SG 80, Cat £120) - Est £85

Lot 610 - 1879 - 1p olive bistre 'Alfonso XII' issue dated '1879', a fine unused copy. (SG 84, Cat £15) - Est £10

Lot 611 - 1881 - 'Alfonso XII' issue dated '1881', the set of six fine mint or unused. (SG 91/6, Cat £43+) - Est £25

Lot 612 - 1882 - Range of 'Alfonso' issue inscribed 'CUBA' without date with 1882 1c green mint & used, 2c carmine rose unused, 5c dull lavender mint & used, 10c olive bistre mint & used, 1883 2½c bistre mint, 2½c mauve used, 2½ chestnut and 2½c pale brown both mint, 20c olive bistre used, 20c brown lilac used and 1883 Retouched issue 5c grey (2) used, 10c deep brown used, 10c blue unused & used and 5c dull lavender used. A useful lot. (SG 97/8, 100/1, 100a, 118/22, 120a, 123, 125/6 & 127) - Est £25

Lot 613 - 1882 - 20c olive bistre 'Alfonso XII' issue inscribed 'CUBA' only, a fine mint copy. (SG 121) - Est £10

Lot 614 - 1882 - Complete folded letter franked with 1882 10c olive bistre 'Alfonso XII' issue (SG 101) tied by oval HABANA cancel in purple. Addressed to SPAIN with arrival mark on reverse. - Est £40

Lot 615 - 1883 - 20c brown 'La Propaganda Literaria' SURCHARGE issue (SG type 19). A fine lightly used copy. (SG 105, Cat £35) - Est £25

Lot 616 - 1883 - 5c on 5c dull lavender 'La Propaganda Literaria' SURCHARGE issue with SG opt type 20. Two used copies both with variety OPT DOUBLE. One has a perf fault and the other is thinned. (SG 106 var) - Est £15

Lot 617 - 1883 - 20c brown 'La Propaganda Literaria' SURCHARGE issue, two mint copies showing SG opt types 21 & 22. Small faults. (SG 111 & 114, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 618 - 1883 - 20c brown 'La Propaganda Literaria' SURCHARGE issue (SG type 22). A fine mint copy. (SG 114, Cat £55) - Est £30

Lot 619 - 1886 - INCOMING MAIL: Complete folded letter from Great Britain franked with 8 x 1881 1d lilac QV issue (SG 172) tied by MANCHESTER duplex cancels. Addressed to HAVANA endorsed 'Via Southampton & New York'. Cover has horizontal filing crease not affecting stamps, however one stamp damaged from being folded over onto the back of the cover. Still a stunning 8d franking. - Est £75

Lot 620 - 1890 - Range of better 'Babyhead' issues inc 2c indigo, 2½c blue green, 1c blue, 2½c lilac and 2c lake all mint or unused plus 2½c salmon, 20c blue & 20c brown all fine used. (SG 136/7, 149, 152, 159, 161/2 & 170, Cat £89+) - Est £45

Lot 621 - 1894 - 1c blue, 2c aniline pink (pinhole at top left of stamp), 2½c lilac and 20c brown 'Babyhead' issue, the set of four mint. (SG 159/62, Cat £75) - Est £30

Lot 622 - 1894 - 2c aniline pink 'Babyhead' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 160 Cat £42) - Est £30

Lot 623 - 1898 - INSURRECTION: 2c brown 'Revolutionary Government' issue, a good unused copy. Paper a little toned but uncommon. (Jones-Roy #193) - Est £15

Lot 624 - 1898 - INSURRECTION: 10c light blue, dark blue & red UNISSUED 'Flag' insurrection type, a fine mint top marginal TETE-BECHE PAIR, imperf with gum. Small thin in central gutter on reverse. Produced in Germany & sent to Cuba but never circulated. - Est £35

Lot 625 - 1899 - 2c on 2c rose pink 'CUBA' opt on USA issue with variety 'CUPA' for 'CUBA'. A fine unused copy without gum. Small thin on reverse. A very scarce variety. (SG 247ca, Cat £170) - Est £100

Lot 626 - 1900 - US OCCUPATION: 10c orange SPECIAL DELIVERY issue with 'Immediata' spelling, a fine mint copy. (SG E306, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 627 - 1904 - Long folded legal circular from 'Vasquez & Co, Manzanillo' franked with pair 1900 1c green (SG 301) tied by fine strike of HAVANA BATABANO & SANTIAGO R.P.O. duplex cancel in black dated MAY 26 1904 (the American type from the Spanish American War). Addressed to SPAIN. Rare. - Est £75

Lot 628 - 1907 - US NAVY: Pair of real photographic sepia PPCs showing US Navy sailors in their whites on deck both individually annotated in manuscript 'Taken in the cutter returning to the Ship, all happy Jack, Guantanamo Cuba Feb 20 1907' and 'Can you find me ! Jack, Guantanamo Cuba Feb 20 1907'. Both are franked with 1905 1c green (SG 307) tied by CAIMANERA cds's. Addressed to USA. A superb and rare pair of cards that will make a wonderful page for display. - Est £50

Lot 629 - 1910 - INVERTED CENTRE: 1c violet & green 'Portrait' issue, a fine mint copy with variety CENTRE INVERTED. Nice centering, superb quality. (SG 312a) - Est £150

Lot 630 - 1914 - 1c green, 2c carmine, 2c red, 3c violet and 10c brown 'Map' issue all in mint blocks of four, odd small tone spot but nice multiples. (SG 325/8 & 331, Cat £72+) - Est £30

Lot 631 - 1914 - 1p slate 'Map' issue top value, a fine used copy from the bottom of the sheet with marginal straight edge. (SG 334, Cat £22) - Est £12

Lot 632 - 1914 - 1p slate 'Map' issue top value, a fine mint copy. (SG 334, Cat £100) - Est £60

Lot 633 - 1916 - TELEGRAPH: 20c bluish green on pale green 'Man with Lightning Bolt' TELEGRAPH issue a fine mint copy. Scarce. (Hiscocks #109) - Est £10

Lot 634 - 1917 - BOOKLET PANE: 2c rose red 'Portrait' issue BOOKLET PANE of six with selvedge and perforations all round. Pane a little toned and perfs reinforced by hinges on reverse. (SG 337b, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 635 - 1917 - INSURRECTION ISSUE: 1c green & 2c carmine 'Map' issue with '1917 GOB CONSTITUCIONAL CAMAGUEY' overprint of the 'La Chambelona' revolution where Liberal forces attempted to take over the government but were only successful in Camaguey for the period 11th Feb - 26th Feb 1917 before being defeated. Unused without gum and a little toned but very scarce. (A Page of information on the issue from an international exhibit accompanies). - Est £95

Lot 636 - 1926 - US NAVY: Cover franked with USA 1926 2c carmine (SG 644) tied by fine strike of U.S.S. WHITNEY GUACANAYABO BAY, CUBA 'Ship' cancel in black. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 637 - 1930 - FIRST FLIGHT: Incoming First Flight airmail cover from USA franked with 1930 5c violet AIR issue (SG A684) tied by MIAMI cancel dated DEC 2 1930. Flown on the FAM 5 first flight from MIAMI to CIENFUEGOS with illustrated 'Lighthouse & Airplane' first flight cachet on front and arrival mark on reverse. (Muller #331) - Est £20

Lot 638 - 1930 - MARITIME: Cover with 'New York & Cuba Mail Steamship Company - Ward Line' imprint on flap and manuscript 'Via Airmail' on front franked with single 1927 5c deep blue AIR issue (SG 353) tied by HABANA machine cancel dated JUL 21 1930 with fine strike of circular 'S.S. HAVANA PURSER'S OFFICE' Ship marking in blue alongside. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 639 - 1932 - Cover franked with USA 1932 3c deep violet (SG 720) tied by fine strike of 'U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION GUANTANAMO BAY' US Navy cancel in black dated DEC 17 1932. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 640 - 1935 - UNISSUED: 'Columbus Anniversary' set of nine including four triangular values PREPARED FOR USE BUT UNISSUED. The complete set fine unmounted mint. This issue was printed by the Columbian Society in Spain but were never delivered to Cuba due to the outbreak of the Spanish civil war. Very scarce. - Est £75

Lot 641 - 1935 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Pair of 1c black on buff postal stationery cards (H&G 39) both used from CIENFUEGOS to FRANCE sending Christmas greetings both used with CIENFUEGOS Y SANTA CLARA R.P.O. cds's one is a poor strike. (2 items) - Est £30

Lot 642 - 1935 - Pair of stampless official 'Penalty' covers for the launch of the 'Free Port of Matanzas' (inscribed as such) one with multicoloured 'Zona Franca Matanzas' cinderella label attached and MATANZAS 'Zona Franca/Matanzas is a Free Zone' roller cancel dated MAY 2 1935. Both have 'Junta Ejecutiva' official cachets. Addressed internally or to the USA. (2 items) - Est £30

Lot 643 - 1937 - 'Writers and Artists' issue, the set of twenty three fine cds used. (SG 424a/424w, Cat £100) - Est £65

Lot 644 - 1937 - Registered airmail cover franked with single 1936 50c slate 'Free Port of Matanzas' issue (SG 408) tied by HAVANA cds with boxed 'CORREO AEREO HABANA' registration marking alongside. Addressed to GERMANY with transit & arrival marks on reverse. A scarce stamp used on cover. - Est £30

Lot 645 - 1939 - US NAVY: Haitian colour PPC 'Le Club Thorland Port-au-Prince' franked with USA 1922 1c green (SG 560) tied by U.S.S. SAVANNAH GUANTANAMO BAY CUBA 'Ship' cancel dated JAN 25 1939. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 646 - 1952 - 'AEREO' surcharge issue on the 2c yellow brown, the set of six fine mint. (SG 589/94, Cat £37+) - Est £18

Lot 647 - 1956 - 12c blue grey 'Plain Pigeon' BIRDS issue, a fine unmounted mint block of four. (SG 773, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 648 - 1956 - 24c rose magenta 'American White Pelicans' and 50c grey black 'Great Blue Herons' BIRDS issue, both in fine unmounted mint blocks of four. (SG 776 & 779, Cat £22+) - Est £12

Lot 649 - 1956 - 5p scarlet 'Ivory Billed Woodpeckers' BIRDS issue top value, a fine unmounted mint copy. (SG 782, Cat £35) - Est £18

Lot 650 - 1958 - 'Poey Commemoration' issue featuring fish & butterflies, the set of eleven fine unmounted mint. (SG 884/E894, Cat £60) - Est £35

Lot 651 - 1961 - UNISSUED: 1c 'Fidel Castro' Cuban Democratic & Socialist Party issue commemorating the 'Bay of Pigs' invasion. Prepared for use but unissued by order of Fidel Castro due to his reluctance to have his image on a stamp. A fine mint copy. Uncommon. - Est £20

Lot 652 - 1962 - 'International Radio Service' issue, the set of four in fine mint blocks of four. (SG 1015/8, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 653 - 1964 - '25th Anniversary of Cuban Rocket Post' issue miniature sheet and pair of 50c yellow green & brown with silver 'Rocket' OPT all fine mint. (SG MS1152 & 1153, Cat £29+) - Est £15

Lot 654 - 1982 - Exports' issue, the set of ten in fine unmounted mint pairs. (SG 2790/99) - Est £10

Lot 655 - 1900-1940 - Written up collection of stamp issues from circa 1900 definitives through to mid period with better sets & singles inc airs & commemoratives etc. Also a few postmarks. (100's) - Est £150

Lot 656 - 1911-1919 - SWEDISH COLONY: Nice lot of covers & postcards all from BAYATE, the Swedish American colony in Cuba which was established in 1904 with pair of 1908 covers both franked with 1905 5c deep blue (SG 309) tied by BAYATE cds's to SWEDEN, 1911 PPC with 1911 1c green (SG 320) tied by BAYATE to a Swede in the USA, the message is in Swedish, 1919 registered cover to USA with manuscript 'J. B. Thom, Bayate, Oriente, Cuba' return address with 1917 1c green, 2c rose carmine & 10c bistre brown (SG 336/7 & 341) tied by BAYATE cds with large boxed BAYATE CORIENTE reg marking on reverse and incoming PS wrapper from Jamaica to 'The Miranda Sugar Co. Bayate' addressed to 'L Marton Townend'. A fantastic 15 page article on the Colony is also included. A rare group. - Est £150

Lot 657 - 1940-1987 - FIRST DAY COVERS: Enormous lot of First Day covers with sets, singles & the odd miniature sheet with many better issues inc 1952 defins set of seventeen (some tones), 1952 Express opt (SG E595), 1954 Christmas pair, 1956 Christmas pair, 1957 Scouts, 1957 30th Anniversary of the Airmail Service, 1958 UNESCO, 1958 Christmas pair, 1958 Famous Cubans set of twelve, 1981 Cockerels, 1981 Fish & 1986 Birds. Many are illustrated and a few have multiples etc. All different. A great lot. (56 covers) - Est £75

Danish West Indies

Lot 658 - 1865 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: 4d vermilion QV issue Plates 12 (2), 13 & 14, used with good strikes of barred numeral 'C51' ST THOMAS duplex cancels of the British Post Office at St Thomas. Odd small fault. (4 stamps, SG Z10 Cat £200) - Est £60

Lot 659 - 1865 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: 4d vermilion QV issue Plates 12 & 14, two copies of each used with good strikes of barred numeral 'C51' ST THOMAS duplex cancels of the British Post Office at St Thomas. Odd small fault. (4 stamps, SG Z10 Cat £200) - Est £60

Lot 660 - 1873 - 1c reddish purple & light green superb used with central ST THOMAS cds dated 27 2 1878 proving that this was from the early printing. (SG 8, Cat £190) - Est £95

Lot 661 - 1873 - 3c dull brown red and turquoise green with frame inverted, a fine mint copy with full gum. (SG 15a, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 662 - 1873 - 3c carmine & blue, a fine lightly used copy with ST THOMAS cds dated 15 2 1881. (SG 14, Cat £38) - Est £18

Lot 663 - 1873 - 3c carmine & blue with frame inverted, a fine lightly used copy. Rare stamp. (SG 14a, Cat £475) - Est £200

Lot 664 - 1873 - 4c blue & yellow brown, the dark shade, a superb cds used copy. A very scarce stamp. (SG 17, Cat £325) - Est £160

Lot 665 - 1873 - 5c drab and yellow green with 'Frame Inverted', a fine cds used copy. (SG 19a, Cat £36) - Est £16

Lot 666 - 1873 - 7c yellow ochre and slate lilac, a very fine cds used copy. (SG 20, Cat £180) - Est £90

Lot 667 - 1873 - 7c orange yellow & reddish purple, a fine mint copy with full O.G. (SG 21, Cat £44) - Est £20

Lot 668 - 1873 - 10c bistre brown and blue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 23, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 669 - 1873 - 10c bistre brown and grey blue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 24, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 670 - 1873 - 10c bistre brown and greenish blue with frame inverted, a fine cds used copy. (SG 25, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 671 - 1873 - 12c yellow green and reddish purple, a superb cds used copy. (SG 27, Cat £200) - Est £100

Lot 672 - 1896 - 1c claret & green, perf 12½, a fine cds used copy. (SG 31, Cat £32) - Est £16

Lot 673 - 1900 - 'Arms' issue the set of four fine cds used. (SG 39/42, Cat £120) - Est £60

Lot 674 - 1905 - 5b - 1fr 'New Currency' issue all fine cds used. (SG 51/7, Cat £121+) - Est £60

Lot 675 - 1907 - 20b deep blue & green 'King Frederik VIII' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 63, Cat £36) - Est £18

Dominican Republic

Lot 676 - 1866 - 'Medio real' black on rose wove paper 'Tall' type, a fine four tight margin copy lightly used with part red cancel. No faults. (SG 7, Cat £60) - Est £40

Lot 677 - 1866 - 'UN real' black on lilac wove paper 'Tall' type, a very fine lightly used copy with blue oval cancel, four margins, no thins or faults. (SG 21, Cat £26) - Est £20

Lot 678 - 1866 - CINDERELLA: 2r rose red bogus BOSTON GANG issue by 'S. Allen Taylor', a fine four margin copy 'used' with part green oval cancel. Small thin on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 679 - 1883 - 1f on 20c yellow brown 'Surcharge' issue, with network, a fine used copy. (SG 59) - Est £12

Lot 680 - 1883 - 25c on 5c blue and 50c on 10c pink 'Surcharge' issue, thin figures, with network, both fine used copies. (SG 74/5) - Est £20

Lot 681 - 1887 - 3c red on pink 'Interior' postal stationery card (H&G 2) used with two strikes of CORREOS SANTO DOMINGO cds dated 4 JUN 1887. Addressed to SAMANA with full commercial message on reverse which seems to relate to purchasing a periodical of some sort. The card has a couple of creases and some staining on reverse but fine looking and a very rare card in used condition. - Est £80

Lot 682 - 1902 - Incoming PPC from BELGIUM franked with 1893 5c green (SG 81) tied by EECLOO cds dated 13 FEB 1902. Addressed to SANTO DOMINGO with fine strike of SANTO DOMINGO R.D. duplex cds in blue on front. - Est £25

Lot 683 - 1903 - Cover franked with 1901 1c lilac & olive green and 2c lilac & deep green 'Arms' issue (SG 110/11) tied by SANTO DOMINGO duplex cancel in blue. Addressed internally to 'Edward Hall, Director del Ferrocarril Central Dominicana, Puerto Plata' with arrival mark on front. A little discolouration at top but otherwise a scarcer internal use. - Est £45

Lot 684 - 1904 - 2c on 50c lilac & black, 5c on 50c lilac & black and 5c on 1p lilac & brown 'Arms' SURCHARGE issue all mint. Odd small fault. (SG 132 & 134/5) - Est £15

Lot 685 - 1905 - 20c olive & black 'Arms' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 154) - Est £12

Lot 686 - 1917 - PERFINS: 2c black & olive with '1917' opt three copies, two used with '2' PERFIN and one with '9' PERFIN, most likely telegraphic used. Scarce. (SG 222) - Est £15

Lot 687 - 1920 - 5c black & carmine US Occupation issue with '1920' opt in red. A fine mint copy. (SG 228) - Est £10

Lot 688 - 1928 - Range of early airmail issues all MINT with values to 1p inc SG 256, 271, 273/4, 281/3, 300, 303 & 306/8. (12 stamps, SG Cat £57+) - Est £30

Lot 689 - 1929 - 2c scarlet 'Frontier Agreement' issue, a fine unused IMPERF PAIR. (SG 268) - Est £20

Lot 690 - 1930 - 5c + 5c ultramarine & rose 'Hurricane Relief' Airmail OPT issue, with opt in red, A good lightly used perforated copy from the top row of the sheet (imperf at top) showing variety 'HABILITADA PARA CORREO AEREO' OMITTED. Light horizontal crease. (Sanabria 13c) - Est £30

Lot 691 - 1931 - CINDERELLA: Illustrated 'Airplane' cover franked with 1930 10c yellow AIR issue and 1931 3c purple (SG 271 & 296) tied by SANTIAGO cds's with lovely large illustrated 'Map' CINDERELLA label on reverse showing Haiti and the Dominican Republic tied by SANTO DOMINGO transit cds. Addressed to USA with arrival cds also on reverse. Cover has small repaired tear at lower right. - Est £25

Lot 692 - 1934 - Cover from SANTIAGO franked with 1933 10c deep blue AIR issue and 1934 3c violet (SG 331 & 334) tied by good strike of large DIA DEL SERVICIO POSTAL Y TELEGRAFO REPUBLICA DOMINICANA PRIMERA CIRCULACION NOVIEMBRE 30 1934 illustrated 'Postman' cancel. Addressed locally. Nice postman thematic. - Est £35

Lot 693 - 1935 - 'De Marino' REGISTRATION opt issue, the set of seven including both types of 8c, all fine used. (SG R339/45) - Est £10

Lot 694 - 1957 - SCOUTS: '50th Anniversary of Boy Scout Movement and Birth Centenary of Lord Baden Powell' OPT on Olympic Games issue, the pair on miniature sheets with central Flag and Gold medal labels, one perforated the other imperf, both fine mint. Very Scarce. (SG MS707/8, Cat £180+) - Est £95

Lot 695 - 1924-1996 - Nice range of unmounted mint issues, mostly modern period sets and singles with many difficult to find issues. (210 different, SG Cat approx £120+) - Est £45

Ecuador

Lot 696 - 1865 - ½r pale blue, fine impression, a good mint copy with gum and four margins. A striking shade. (SG 1) - Est £25

Lot 697 - 1865 - ½r blue, fine impression, a fine used four margin copy with GUAYAQUIL cds dated 13 APR 1867. (SG 1) - Est £12

Lot 698 - 1865 - ½r blue, fine impression, a fine used four margin copy with AMBATO cds dated 13 MAR 1869. (SG 1) - Est £12

Lot 699 - 1865 - ½r blue, coarse impression, a fine used four margin copy with central '3154' cancel in red. (SG 1a) - Est £15

Lot 700 - 1865 - ½r dull violet blue intermediate impression, a fine used four margin copy with central 'FRANCA' dotted diamond cancel in black. Small thin on reverse. (SG 1b) - Est £15

Lot 701 - 1865 - ½r blue, coarse impression, a fine used four margin copy with red dotted diamond cancel. (SG 1a) - Est £12

Lot 702 - 1865 - ½r dull violet blue intermediate impression, a fine used four margin copy with central 'FRANCA' dotted diamond cancel in black. (SG 1b) - Est £12

Lot 703 - 1865 - ½r blue, intermediate impression, a fine used four margin copy with small part QUITO cds dated JUL 1869. (SG 1) - Est £12

Lot 704 - 1865 - ½r blue, four used copies, varied impressions, all with three to four margins, most with cds cancels. (SG 1 or 1a) - Est £30

Lot 705 - 1865 - 1r orange yellow worn impression on porous paper, a superb looking four margin copy used with QUITO FRANCA cds dated APR 1870. Stamp is thinned on reverse. (SG 2d) - Est £10

Lot 706 - 1865 - 1r bistre, fine impression. A superb copy with four margins, just touching bottom right corner used with part strike of GUAYAQUIL cds in blue dated 5 JUL 1870. A striking shade. (SG 2b) - Est £30

Lot 707 - 1865 - 1r orange buff fine impression, a fine copy with three good margins tight to touching at top used with GUAYAQUIL cds dated FEB 1867. (SG 2) - Est £15

Lot 708 - 1865 - 1r chrome yellow coarse impression, a four margin copy int with gum. Some grease staining in the paper. (SG 2a) - Est £10

Lot 709 - 1865 - 1r orange buff fine impression, a fine looking four margin copy, tight in place, mint with gum. Light vertical crease. (SG 2) - Est £12

Lot 710 - 1865 - 1r orange yellow worn impression on porous paper, a superb looking four margin copy used with QUITO FRANCA cds in red dated 19 APR 1871. Stamp has tiny thin on reverse. (SG 2d) - Est £10

Lot 711 - 1865 - 1r yellow, three used copies, varied impressions, all with three to four margins, one with cds cancel. (SG 2a, 2d or 2e) - Est £20

Lot 712 - 1865 - 1r green, a superb cds used copy three huge margins, touching along bottom frame line. (SG 3) - Est £30

Lot 713 - 1865 - 1r green, a fine looking lightly used copy three margins, touching along top frame line. (SG 3) - Est £25

Lot 714 - 1865 - 4r red 'First Issue', a good used copy with part diamond 'FRANCA' cancel in black. Margins tight to touching and the stamp has faults inc a small 1mm tear at base. However a genuine example. Very scarce as most that are offered are forgeries. (SG 4) - Est £100

Lot 715 - 1865 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: 6d grey QV issue, Plate 16, used with good central strike of barred numeral 'C41' of the British Post Office at Guayaquil. The stamp has some staining and is on a small piece to improve appearance. (SG Z21) - Est £20

Lot 716 - 1865 - FORGERIES: Range of mainly classic issues with 1865 ½r blue (2 diff), 1r orange yellow, 1r green (2 diff) and 4r red. Also 1881 10c orange on card, 1896 1c red 'liberal Party' issue, 2c blue 'Liberal Party' with fake PROVISIONALES opt and 10c yellow with fake '1897-1989' opt. (10 items) - Est £20

Lot 717 - 1865 - REPRINTS: Useful group of the so called Reprints all showing double frame lines inc ½r blue (2 shades) and a block of four with fake cancel, 1r yellow various shades & papers inc ochre on quadrille paper used with fake cancel, three on blued paper two with ruled lines on reverse and one on white quadrille paper and 1r green four shades plus one used with fake '3154' cancel. Good reference lot. (18) - Est £45

Lot 718 - 1871 - ½r deep ultramarine on surface blued paper, a fine mint four margin copy. (SG 6, Cat £35) - Est £25

Lot 719 - 1872 - 1r dull yellow on thin transparent blued paper, a used copy with part diamond cancel, four margins, tight in places. Small faults. (SG 7, Cat £90) - Est £45

Lot 720 - 1872 - 1r yellow ochre on white 'Quadrille' paper, a fine used four margin copy with '3154' cancel in black. (SG 9) - Est £20

Lot 721 - 1872 - 'Litho' issue the set of three plus the 1p carmine shade all mint or unused. Some thinning on two of the stamps but a nice looking set. (SG 10/12 & 12a, Cat £49+) - Est £20

Lot 722 - 1872 - Super study lot of the 1872 Litho ARMS issue POSTMARKS with PI Sunburst, Wheels, '3154' French type, dotted diamonds, manuscript, many dated cds's, LATACUNGA cds, GUARANDA cds, CHIMBO FRANCA plus a 1r orange BISECT tied on piece. Mixed condition. (SG 10/12, 29 items) - Est £35

Lot 723 - 1881 - Range of 1881-1896 'Arms' issues inc mint and used with a few multiples and a good range of POSTMARKS inc better with PI Sunburst, BABAHOYO FRANCA, cds's inc various dated types and AMBATO & PELILAO. Also a PS cut out tied on piece. (84 stamps) - Est £35

Lot 724 - 1883 - 10c on 50c green 'Surcharge' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 19, Cat £32) - Est £20

Lot 725 - 1883 - 10c on 50c green 'Surcharge' issue, a fine lightly used copy. (SG 19, Cat £21) - Est £15

Lot 726 - 1886 - 'Arms' issue set of six with 'OFICIAL' opt in black and 1887 'Arms' issue set of four with 'OFICIAL' opt in black all good to fine used. (SG O20/25 & O30/3, Cat £27+) - Est £20

Lot 727 - 1892 - Range of 'President Flores' SEEBECK issues with mint, used, officials and a range of '5 CENTAVOS' surcharges plus postmarks & postally used Telegraphs. Needs study, mixed condition. (46 stamps) - Est £20

Lot 728 - 1893 - POSTAL STATIONERY CUT OUT: Cover franked with 10c orange on blue CUT OUT from the 1891 postal stationery lettercard (H&G A2) tied by GUAYAQUIL UPU cds. Addressed to USA with arrival mark on reverse.  - Est £35

Lot 729 - 1894 - Range of 'Rocafuerte' SEEBECK issues (1894 - 1898) with mint, used, few officials and a range of '1897 1898' date opts plus a couple of postmarks. Mixed condition but generally fine. Needs study. (74 stamps) - Est £40

Lot 730 - 1896 - Interesting range of 'Liberal Party' issues mint & used with a few date opts and circular 'CORREOS PROVISIONALES' opts. Mixed condition. (24 stamps, SG 118/24, 162/66 & 167/70) - Est £35

Lot 731 - 1896 - 5c on 20c orange and 10c on 50c deep blue 'Provisional' SURCHARGE issue, the pair fine used. (SG 125/6, Cat £57+) - Est £40

Lot 732 - 1896 - 5c on 20c orange 'Provisional' SURCHARGE issue, a good unused copy. (SG 125, Cat £28) - Est £20

Lot 733 - 1902 - FIREMARKS: 5c black & lilac and 10c black & indigo with 'JUL 29 1902' firemarks in black of 'Pinchincha', fine used. (SG 207/8) - Est £20

Lot 734 - 1904 - 50c black & yellow 'Birth Centenary of Captain Calderon' issue, the top value fine unused without gum. (SG 315, Cat £85) - Est £30

Lot 735 - 1904 - 50c black & yellow 'Birth Centenary of Captain Calderon' issue, the top value very fine used with small 'Wheel' cancel. (SG 315, Cat £120) - Est £75

Lot 736 - 1904 - 1c black & red, 2c black & blue (2), 5c black & yellow (3) and 10c black & red 'Birth Centenary of Captain Calderon' issue all with boxed 'OFICIAL' handstamps inc different colours. red and purple on the 5c all fine used. (See note in SG. Bertossa #O86/89) - Est £12

Lot 737 - 1907 - SCHOOL MARKS: 1c on 5c green oval 'Surcharge' issue with large '1907' school mark of BOLIVAR in black, a fine used copy with circular ADMINISTRACION CENTRAL BOLIVAR cancel in purple. Slightly rounded corner. (Bertossa #156) - Est £12

Lot 738 - 1908 - 'Opening of Guayaquil to Quito Railway' issue, the set of seven fine cds used. (SG 331/7, cat £25) - Est £16

Lot 739 - 1920 - 'Centenary of the Liberation of Guayaquil' OFICIAL opt issue, the set of twenty (missing the 50c blue green) mint or unused without gum. A scarce set. (SG O401/20, Cat £130) - Est £60

Lot 740 - 1921 - REVENUES: 3c red, 3c blue, 3c brown & 3c olive 'Ferrocarril Quito - Esmeraldas Impuesto a la Cerveza Nacional' REVENUE issue (Beer tax stamp for the building of the railroad).  The set of four all opt SPECIMEN. Ex ABNCo. archive. (Olamo #1/4) - Est £35

Lot 741 - 1923 - PIONEER FLIGHT: PPC with printed details of the flight on picture side dated '15 Julio 1923' franked on message side with 1923 1c orange with Semi Official 'Airplane' overprint in black, 1915 4c black & scarlet and 1920 1c olive TAX issue (Sanabria #S2, SG 369 & 401) tied by slightly smudged QUITO cds. Flown on the 15 July Quito - Ibarra first flight by the Italian aviator 'Antonio Faulin' on the airplane 'La Siria'. Addressed to IBARRA. Very scarce. (Muller #8) - Est £95

Lot 742 - 1924 - 2c on 20c brown range with issued stamp mint & used and a mint block of four plus variety OPT INVERTED mint & used. (SG 406 & 406a) - Est £15

Lot 743 - 1924 - 1c rose TRAIN 'Tobacco Tax' issue, perf 12 with variety 'CASA CORREOS' OPT DOUBLE unused and the 2c blue perf 12 with variety OPT INVERTED mint. (SG 407 var & 408a) - Est £10

Lot 744 - 1928 - Proof on white paper of the 'Opening of Railway between Quito and Cayambe' OPT issue showing the 'Frril Norte Julio 8 de 1928 Est. Cayambe' opt in red and the '10 CTVOS' opt in black. A rare railway thematic. (As SG 431 etc) - Est £45

Lot 745 - 1928 - 1c on 1c yellow green 'National Assembly' OPT issue, a good mint copy. Gum a little toned. (SG 434, Cat £13) - Est £10

Lot 746 - 1929 - SCADTA: 5s grey blue 'Airmail' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 18, Cat £31) - Est £16

Lot 747 - 1929 - SCADTA: 15s brownish purple 'Airmail' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 20, Cat £110) - Est £60

Lot 748 - 1929 - SCADTA: 1s rose red 'Airmail' issue with 'R' registration opt in black, a fine cds used copy. (SG R22, Cat £90) - Est £50

Lot 749 - 1929 - 'AIR' definitive issue, the set of eight fine mint. (SG 458/65, Cat £95) - Est £60

Lot 751 - 1930 - 1s carmine, 5s bronze green and 10s black AIR issue, the set of three fine cds used. (SG 467/9) - Est £10

Lot 752 - 1930 - 'MENDEZ' opt issue, the set of three mint. Some thinning on reverse. (SG 470/2, Cat £75) - Est £25

Lot 753 - 1930 - 10s black AIR issue with 'OFICIAL' opt in black, a fine cds used copy. (SG O477) - Est £10

Lot 754 - 1930 - GALAPAGOS ISLANDS: Circa 1930 undated stampless cover with fine strike of the boxed 'POST OFFICE GALAPAGOS' Barrell Mail cancel in black. Addressed to FRANCE with typed 'VIA PANAMA' at top. A scarce early cover. - Est £75

Lot 755 - 1935 - 'Bolivar Monument' OPT issue on AIR stamps, the set of four fine mint. (SG 513/6) - Est £30

Lot 756 - 1939 - Unissued 'Columbus' commemoration issue with '1939' opts, the set of ten fine mint. - Est £10

Lot 757 - 1939 - CINDERELLA: 5c blue, 10c brown, 50c green and 5s dark green 'Triangular' UNISSUED Columbus stamps with value obliterated and 'COMITE PRO-FARO COLON ECUADOR' opt in blue. These were private opts to create labels to support the Columbus Lighthouse fund. Very scarce. (See note on Bertossa Page 38) - Est £40

Lot 758 - 1944 - 'Hospital Mendez' OPT issue, the set of eleven fine mint. (SG 711a/k, Cat £27) - Est £20

Lot 759 - 1947 - SEMI OFFICIAL AIRMAILS: Two printed 'Presidencia de la Republica' official airmail covers each franked with the 1947 30c blue, 30c brown and 30c purple OFFICIAL issue with 'Primera La Patria!' AIRMAIL overprint, set of three (Sanabria #206/8) one set with the variety '!' OMITTED tied by QUITO cds's dated AUG 30 1947. One cover unaddressed, the other sent to GUAYAQUIL. (2) - Est £75

Lot 760 - 1949 - UNISSUED: 'Roosevelt' issue, the set of nine, imperf with the nine different official 'Departmental Letter' overprints all fine mint. (Bertossa O.249/O.257) - Est £25

Lot 761 - 1949 - UNISSUED: 'Roosevelt' issue with 'POSTAL' overprint. The set of nine, imperf with the nine different official 'Departmental Letter' overprints plus the 30c red & black with 'POSTAL' opt only all fine mint. (Bertossa #O.210 & O.222/O.230) - Est £25

Lot 762 - 1958 - 'Birds' issue the first & second series sets of four fine mint. (SG 1100/3 & 1120/3) - Est £10

Lot 763 - 1966 - 'Birds' AIR issue, the set of eight fine mint. (SG 1234/31, Cat £25) - Est £15

Lot 764 - 1899-1940 - Written up collection of stamp issues from 1899 definitives through to mid period with better sets & singles inc many opts & surcharges. Also a few postmarks. (100's) - Est £100

Falkland Islands

Lot 765 - 1891 - 1d venetian red QV issue, a fine unused copy without gum. (SG 22, Cat £25) - Est £10

Lot 766 - 1912 - 2½d deep bright blue GV issue, perf 14, a fine mint copy. (SG 63, Cat £27) - Est £12

Lot 767 - 1921 - 2½d deep blue & 1/- deep ochre GV issue, both fine mint. (SG 76 & 79, Cat £48) - Est £22

Lot 768 - 1929 - 1/- black on emerald GV 'Whale & Penguin' issue, a fine mint side marginal copy. (SG 122, Cat £27) - Est £12

Lot 769 - 1933 - 6d black & slate GV 'Whale' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 133, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 770 - 1938 - 1/- dull blue GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 158b, Cat £38) - Est £18

Lot 771 - 1938 - 1d black & carmine GVI issue, a mint copy. (SG 147, Cat £35) - Est £16

Lot 772 - 1938 - 2/6 black GVI 'Penguin' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 160, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 773 - 1938 - 5/- blue & chestnut GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 161, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 774 - 1938 - 5/- dull blue & yellow brown GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 161c, Cat £120) - Est £60

Lot 775 - 1952 - GVI 'Definitive' issue, the set of fourteen fine mint. (SG 172/85, Cat £180) - Est £90

Lot 776 - 1952 - 4d reddish purple GVI 'Airplane' issue, a fine unmounted mint block of four. (SG 177, Cat £52) - Est £25

Lot 777 - 1960 - QE2 'Birds' issue, the set of fifteen fine cds used. (SG 193/207, Cat £80) - Est £40

Lot 778 - 1960 - £1 black & orange yellow QE2 'Birds' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 207, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 779 - 1971 - QE2 'Flowers' SURCHARGE issue (opt with decimal values), the set of thirteen fine unmounted mint. (SG 263/75, Cat £21) - Est £10

Lot 780 - 1986 - RURAL POSTAL AGENCIES: Cover from West Falkland with fine strike of large oval PORT NORTH WEST FALKLAND cancel in black dated 29 JUL 1986 franked with 1984 5p & 1986 29p (SG 473A & 524) tied in transit by PORT STANLEY cds dated 1. 9. 1986. Addressed to SWITZERLAND. - Est £10

Lot 781 - 1986 - RURAL POSTAL AGENCIES: Cover from East Falkland with fine strike of large oval ESTANCIA HOUSE EAST FALKLAND cancel in blue dated 14 SEP 1986 franked with 1984 2p & 1986 45p (SG 470A & 525) tied in transit by PORT STANLEY cds dated 17 SEP 1986. Addressed to SWITZERLAND. - Est £10

Lot 782 - 1987 - RURAL POSTAL AGENCIES: Cover from Fox Bay with fine strike of large oval COAST RIDGE FARM FOX BAY cancel in black dated 07 SEP 1987 franked with 1987 10p & 24p 'Seals & Sealions' issue (SG 543/4) tied in transit by FOX BAY cds dated 8 SEP 1987. Addressed to SWITZERLAND. - Est £10

Lot 783 - 1987 - RURAL POSTAL AGENCIES: Cover from West Falkland with fine strike of large oval DUNBAR HOUSE WEST FALKLAND cancel in black dated 19 SEP 1987 franked with 1987 10p & 24p 'Seals & Sealions' issue (SG 543/4) tied in transit by PORT STANLEY cds dated 22 SEP 1987. Addressed to SWITZERLAND. - Est £10

Lot 784 - 1987 - RURAL POSTAL AGENCIES: Cover with fine strike of circular CARCASS ISLAND cds in blue dated 28 AUG 1987 franked with 1983 50p (SG 453) tied in transit by PORT STANLEY cds dated 8 SEP 1987. Addressed to SWITZERLAND. - Est £10

Lot 785 - 1994 - 'Inshore Marine Life' issue, the set of twelve fine unmounted mint. (SG 701/12, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 786 - 1998 - 'Birds' issue, the set of twelve fine unmounted mint. (SG 804/15, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 787 - 1999 - 'Ducks' issue, the set of six fine unmounted mint. (SG 848/53, Cat £23) - Est £10

Lot 788 - 2000 - 'Bridges' issue, the set of three in fine unmounted mint marginal pairs. (SG 882/4, Cat £32) - Est £15

Lot 789 - 2002 - 'Off-shore Islands' second and third series, both sets of four in se-tenant pairs fine unmounted mint. (SG 941a, 943a, 972a & 974a, Cat £37) - Est £18

Lot 790 - 2003 - 'Birds' issue, the set of twelve fine unmounted mint. (SG 954/65, Cat £55) - Est £25

Gambia

Lot 791 - 1902 - 1d carmine and 2½d ultramarine EVII issue both fine mint. (SG 46 & 48, Cat £66) - Est £25

Lot 792 - 1902 - 3d purple & ultramarine EVII issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 49, Cat £24) - Est £10

Lot 793 - 1902 - 1/- violet & green EVII issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 52, Cat £48) - Est £20

Lot 794 - 1902 - 2/- deep slate & orange EVII issue with 'SPECIMEN' opt in black. (SG 54S, Cat £55 as mint) - Est £15

Lot 795 - 1902 - 2d ultramarine EVII postal stationery registered envelope with grey blue text (H&G C1) with large 'SPECIMEN' opt in black. - Est £10

Lot 796 - 1912 - 1d rose on white GV postal stationery envelope (H&G B2), a fine unused example. - Est £10

Lot 797 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue, the set of four fine cds used. (SG 143/6, Cat £26) - Est £12

Lot 798 - 1935 - Registered cover franked with the 1935 GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue set of four (SG 143/6) tied by multiple strikes of oval REGISTERED G.P.O. GAMBIA cancels dated 27 DEC 1935 with printed REG label alongside. Addressed to UK with airmail label and boxed 'AIR MAIL GAMBIA - HOLLAND' cachet in purple on reverse. Very attractive. - Est £40

Lot 799 - 1938 - 'GVI' issue the set of sixteen fine mint. (SG 150/161, Cat £170) - Est £80

Lot 800 - 1953 - QE2 'Definitive' issue, the set of fifteen fine mint. (SG 171/85, Cat £110) - Est £50

German Colonies

Lot 801 - 1880-1910 - Small mint & used range on stockcard inc stamps from Cameroon, Caroline Islands, East Africa, New Guinea, South West Africa, Kiautschou, China, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Morocco, Togo & Turkey. Some better values noted, mixed condition. (120) - Est £50

Lot 802 - 1893 - GERMAN EAST AFRICA: 2p on 3pf grey brown first 'Surcharge' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 1, Cat £70) - Est £35

Lot 803 - 1893 - GERMAN EAST AFRICA: 5p on 10pf carmine first 'Surcharge' issue, a fine used copy. (SG 4, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 804 - 1893 - GERMAN EAST AFRICA: 10p on 20pf ultramarine first 'Surcharge' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 5, Cat £48) - Est £20

Lot 805 - 1893 - GERMAN EAST AFRICA: 25p on 50pf pale red brown first 'Surcharge' issue, a fine used copy with DAR ES SALAAM cds dated 1/8 1895. (SG 6, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 806 - 1896 - GERMAN EAST AFRICA: 25p on 50pf chocolate second 'Surcharge' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 14, Cat £47) - Est £18

Lot 807 - 1901 - GERMAN EAST AFRICA: 1r claret 'Yacht' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 23, Cat £80) - Est £30

Lot 808 - 1901 - GERMAN EAST AFRICA: 1r claret 'Yacht' issue, a fine used copy with good strike of BAGAMOJO cds dated 4/10 1911. (SG 23, Cat £80) - Est £45

Lot 809 - 1897 - GERMAN NEW GUINEA: 5pf green, 20pf ultramarine and 50pf chocolate 'Deutsch-Neu-Guinea' OPT issue all fine cds used copies. (SG 2, 4 & 6, Cat £95+) - Est £40

Lot 810 - 1892 - GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - FORERUNNERS: 10pf carmine 'REICHPOST' issue tied on piece by WINDHOEK cds dated 14 / 11 1896. (SG Z17a, Cat £35) - Est £20

Lot 811 - 1897 - GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA: 'Deutsche - Sudwestafrika' opt issue, the set of five excluding the 25pf orange but including the additional 3pf bistre brown shade all fine cds used. (SG 5/8, 5a & 10, Cat £95+) - Est £45

Lot 812 - 1905 - KIAOCHOW: 20c black & carmine 'Yacht' issue, no wmk, a fine cds used copy tied on small piece. (SG 28, Cat £26) - Est £12

Lot 813 - 1898 - GERMAN P.O.s IN CHINA: 50pf chocolate 'China' opt issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 12, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 814 - 1901 - GERMAN P.O.s IN CHINA: 10pf carmine 'China' opt issue used with good large part strike of undated SHANHAIKUAN DEUTSCHE POST cds. A very scarce cancel. (SG 24) - Est £40

Lot 815 - 1905 - GERMAN P.O.s IN CHINA: $1½ on 3m violet black, (25 perforation holes), a fine cds used copy. (SG 44a, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 816 - 1905 - GERMAN P.O.s IN CHINA: $½ on 1m carmine red, (26 perforation holes), a fine used copy with SCHANGHAI cds dated 8/3 07. (SG 52, Cat £90) - Est £40

Lot 817 - 1899 - GERMAN P.O.s IN MOROCCO: 'MAROCCO' surcharge issue the set of six fine cds used. (SG 1/6, Cat £140) - Est £70

Lot 818 - 1905 - GERMAN P.O.s IN MOROCCO: 3p 75c on 3m violet black SURCHARGE issue, a very fine mint copy. (SG 37a, Cat £65) - Est £30

Lot 819 - 1906 - GERMAN P.O.s IN MOROCCO: 1p 25c on 1m carmine SURCHARGE issue, a very fine mint copy. (SG 48, Cat £90) - Est £45

Lot 820 - 1872 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE - FORERUNNERS: 20pf blue 'DEUTSCHE REICH-POST' issue tied on piece by fine strike of CONSTANTINOPLE cds dated 14 1 1876. (SG Z29, Cat £46) - Est £25

Lot 821 - 1889 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE: 1¼pi on 25pf orange 'Surcharge' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 14, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 822 - 1900 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE: 2½pi on 50pf black & lilac on buff and 4pi on 80pf black & carmine on rose SURCHARGE issue, both fine mint copies. (SG 23/4, Cat £39) - Est £20

Lot 823 - 1900 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE: 5pi on 1m carmine SURCHARGE issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 25, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 824 - 1900 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE: 10pi on 2m blue SURCHARGE issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 26, Cat £46) - Est £22

Lot 825 - 1900 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE: 15pi on 3m violet black SURCHARGE issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 27, Cat £160) - Est £75

Lot 826 - 1900 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE: 25pi on 5m lake & black SURCHARGE issue, 'Type 1', a fine mint copy. A scarce stamp. (SG 28a, Cat £300) - Est £150

Lot 827 - 1905 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE: 5pi on 1m carmine SURCHARGE issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 55, Cat £46) - Est £20

Lot 828 - 1905 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE: 5pi on 1m carmine, wmk 'Lozenges', a fine used copy with BEIRUT cds dated 13/10 1910. (SG 55, Cat £46) - Est £22

Lot 829 - 1908 - GERMAN P.O.s IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE: 10c on 10pf carmine, 25c on 20pf ultramarine, 50c on 40pf black & carmine and 100c on 80pf black & carmine on rose 'Diagonal' OPT issue all fine mint. (SG 61/4, Cat £139+) - Est £70

Gibraltar

Lot 830 - 1884 - GREAT BRITAIN USED IN GIBRALTAR: 2½d blue QV issue, Plate 22, two copies tied on piece by GIBRALTAR 'A26' duplex cancel dated APR 16 1884. (SG Z28) - Est £20

Lot 831 - 1904 - 1/- black & carmine on chalk surfaced paper EVII issue wmk 'Multi Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 61a, Cat £60) - Est £25

Lot 832 - 1904 - 2/- green & blue EVII issue wmk 'Multi Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 62, Cat £120) - Est £60

Lot 833 - 1904 - 4/- deep purple & green EVII issue wmk 'Multi Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 63, Cat £350) - Est £175

Lot 834 - 1938 - 1½d carmine GVI issue perf 14, a fine mint copy. (SG 123, Cat £35) - Est £14

Lot 835 - 1938 - 3d light blue GVI issue, perf 13½, a fine mint copy. (SG 125, Cat £38) - Est £16

Lot 836 - 1938 - 6d carmine & grey violet GVI issue perf 13½, a fine mint copy. (SG 126, Cat £48) - Est £20

Lot 837 - 1938 - 1/- black & green GVI issue, perf 13½, a fine mint copy. (SG 127a, Cat £75) - Est £30

Gold Coast

Lot 838 - 1883 - ½d olive yellow QV issue, wmk 'Crown CA', a good mint copy. Scarce. (SG 9, Cat £275) - Est £100

Lot 839 - 1898 - 2/- green & carmine QV issue, a good mint copy. (SG 32, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 840 - 1938 - ½d green, 1d red brown, 2d slate, 3d blue, 4d magenta & 9d orange GVI issue, perf 12, fine mint. (SG 120/1, 123/5 & 127, Cat £91) - Est £45

Lot 841 - 1938 - 1/- black & olive green GVI issue, perf 12, a fine mint copy. (SG 128, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 842 - 1938 - 2/- blue & violet GVI issue, perf 12, a fine mint copy. (SG 130, Cat £65) - Est £30

Lot 843 - 1938 - 5/- olive green & carmine GVI issue, perf 12, a fine mint copy. (SG 131, Cat £110) - Est £50

Lot 844 - 1948 - 5/- purple & black GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 145, Cat £45) - Est £22

Lot 845 - 1948 - GVI 'Silver Wedding' issue, the pair fine mint. (SG 147/8, Cat £38+) - Est £18

Lot 846 - 1952 - 10/- black & olive green QE2 issue, the top value fine mint. (SG 164, Cat £32) - Est £15

Grenada

Lot 847 - 1881 - ½d deep mauve QV issue, a mint copy with gum showing MISSING 'P' IN POSTAGE variety. Stamps has light crease and one pulled perf at lower left. With normal for comparison. (SG 21 & 21c, Cat £207) - Est £75

Lot 848 - 1883 - 8d grey QV issue a fine mint TETE-BECHE PAIR. (SG 35a, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 849 - 1886 - '1d POSTAGE' on 1½d orange 'Revenue' OPT issue, a fine unused copy without gum showing a slight kiss print doubling of the surcharge. (SG 37, Cat £60) - Est £25

Lot 850 - 1895 - 6d mauve & green and 1/- green & orange QV issue, both fine mint. (SG 53 & 55, Cat £48) - Est £22

Lot 851 - 1905 - Long registered 'OHMS' cover with 'On His Majesty's Service' crossed out in blue crayon franked with 1902 2d dull purple & brown and 2½d dull purple & ultramarine EVII issue (SG 59/60) tied by G.P.O. GRENADA cds's dated JUL 12 1905. Addressed to USA with transit & arrival marks on reverse. - Est £40

Lot 852 - 1909 - Registered cover franked with 1906 2d orange and 1908 3d dull purple on yellow (SG 79 & 84) tied by G.P.O. GRENADA cds's dated JUN 30 1909 with printed red on white REG label alongside. Addressed to USA with transit & arrival marks on reverse. Cover slightly trimmed at top. - Est £35

Lot 853 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 145/8) - Est £10

Lot 854 - 1938 - 2/- black & ultramarine GVI issue perf 13½ x 12½, a fine mint copy. (SG 161a, Cat £42) - Est £20

Lot 855 - 1938 - 2/- black & ultramarine GVI issue, two copies perf 12½ and perf 13½ x 12½ fine mint. (SG 161 & 161a, Cat £90) - Est £40

Lot 856 - 1951 - 'GVI' definitive issue, the set of thirteen fine mint. (SG 172/84, Cat £38) - Est £18

Guatemala

Lot 857 - 1871 - 20c rose carmine 'First Issue' IMPERF PAIR with margins all round mint with gum. Small thin on reverse. Scarce. (SG 4a) - Est £45

Lot 858 - 1873 - 4r mauve 'Litho' issue, a good looking unused copy. Stamp has a repaired pinhole just above the shield but looks good. (SG 5, Cat £475) - Est £75

Lot 859 - 1873 - 4r mauve 'Litho' issue, a fine cds used copy. Perfs a little ragged but otherwise a fine copy. (SG 5, Cat £120) - Est £50

Lot 860 - 1878 - 'Indian Woman' issue set of four fine mint. (SG 11/14) - Est £10

Lot 861 - 1881 - 'Provisional' SURCHARGE issue the set of four fine used, odd small fault but a scarce set. (SG 17/20, Cat £178) - Est £75

Lot 862 - 1881 - 'Quetzal' issue set of five fine mint O.G. (SG 21/25, Cat £23) - Est £12

Lot 863 - 1886 - LITHO 'Quetzal' issue, the set of eleven mint with gum. Odd small fault. (SG 31/41, Cat £225) - Est £95

Lot 864 - 1891 - REVENUES: 5c orange red 'Revenue' issue, a fine IMPERF PLATE PROOF on thin paper with part papermakers watermark. (Andrews #PP64) - Est £20

Lot 865 - 1893 - REVENUES: 1c dull blue green, 5c blue, 10c grey black, 20c yellow orange, 1p brown and 5p vermilion 'Litho' Revenue issue, the set to 5p fine mint or unused. (Guatemala Fiscal Handbook #R70/75) - Est £16

Lot 866 - 1894 - REVENUES: 5c lilac 'Typeset' REVENUE issue dated '1894'. A fine mint COMPLETE SHEET OF SEVENTY (7 rows of ten) with sheet margins all round. - Est £25

Lot 867 - 1898 - Quetzal 'Surcharge' issue, the set of eleven all with large 'SPECIMEN' opt in black (the UPU type used for sending new issues to UPU countries), some light grease stains on a couple of values but a rare Specimen set. (SG 77/87) - Est £125

Lot 868 - 1902 - OFFICIAL ISSUE: Small range with mint set of five genuine, mint set of five FORGERIES and 1c, 2c, 5c & 25c all used. (SG O127/31, Cat £63+) - Est £30

Lot 869 - 1911 - 1c on 6c slate & bistre, a fine mint copy. (SG 143) - Est £20

Lot 870 - 1919 - TELEGRAPHS: 25c myrtle green 'Quetzal' telegraph issue and 1928 5c on 5p green and 10c on 1p carmine 'Surcharge' issue, all three fine mint. (Barefoot #15/17) - Est £20

Lot 871 - 1919 - TELEGRAPHS: 25c myrtle green 'Quetzal' telegraph issue, a fine mint block of four. (Barefoot #15) - Est £20

Lot 872 - 1921 - 15p vermilion & black TRAIN issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 171) - Est £25

Lot 873 - 1924 - 'Perkins Bacon' definitive issue and later 1926 'Waterlow' definitive issue (missing 2p 50c purple) every stamp fine cds used. (SG 202/210, 212/218 & 220/222) - Est £10

Lot 874 - 1926 - PIONEER AIRMAILS: First Flight cover franked with 1926 1p 50c blue (SG 217) tied by ESQUIPULAS cds dated 3 AUG 1926 flown on the ESQUIPULAS - GUATEMALA CITY inaugural flight with three line 'Primer correo aereo ESQUIPULAS a GUATEMALA' cachet in purple. GUATEMALA CITY arrival cds dated the same day on reverse. A very scarce flight only 140 covers carried. (Muller #4a, Goodman #AM5b) - Est £95

Lot 875 - 1926 - PIONEER AIRMAILS: First Flight cover franked with 1926 1p 50c blue (SG 217) tied by SANTA ROSA cds in blue dated 31 AGO 1926. Flown on the SANTA ROSA - GUATEMALA inaugural flight with 'Primer correo aereo ST-ROSA GUATEMALA cachet in red. GUATEMALA arrival cds of the same day on reverse. A very scarce flight only 180 covers carried. (Muller #5a, Goodman #AM6b) - Est £95

Lot 876 - 1929 - REVENUES: 1930 1c orange & black and 2c purple & black 'Quetzal' TIMBRE issue, the set of two with 'SPECIMEN' opt in red and small hole punch plus 1929 set of three 'Timbre para Articulos de Comercio' long rouletted revenues in brown, green & orange also opt 'SPECIMEN' in red and with small hole punch. (Guatemala Fiscal Handbook #SS212/3 and RD6/8) - Est £20

Lot 877 - 1930 - 'Inauguration of the National Airmail Service' postal stationery airmail lettersheet (H&G F1) a fine unused example. - Est £20

Lot 878 - 1931 - 'First Flight on Barrios - Miami route' AIRMAIL opt issue, the set of three fine mint. (SG 264/6) - Est £10

Lot 879 - 1931 - FIRST FLIGHT: Incoming cover from USA franked with 1926 pair 1c yellowish green, 5c deep blue and 8c olive green (SG 632, 638 & 641) tied by target cancels with MIAMI cds dated DEC 4 1931 alongside and diamond 'FIRST FLIGHT AIR MAIL F.A.M. ROUTE 5 - MIAMI MERIDA _ PUERTO BARRIOS' seaplane first flight cachet in purple. Addressed to PUERTO BARRIOS with boxed 'VUELO INAUGURAL RUTA BARRIO - MIAMI 5 DE DECEMBRE 1931' cachet in black struck on arrival and PUERTO BARRIOS arrival cds on reverse. (Muller #350) - Est £30

Lot 880 - 1935 - 2.50q sage green & carmine and 5q blue & orange AIR issue, the two top values fine mint. (SG 319/320) - Est £15

Lot 881 - 1936 - US NAVY: 1936 cover franked with USA 3c purple tied by U.S.S. MANLEY PTO BARRIOS GUATEMALA cancel and 1939 cover franked with 3c purple tied by U.S.S. ERIE SAN JOSE GUATEMALA cancel. Both addressed to USA. (2 covers) - Est £20

Lot 882 - 1937 - 'INTERIOR' airmail issue, the set of ten fine mint. (SG 345/354) - Est £30

Lot 883 - 1939 - FIRST FLIGHT: Small cover franked with 1935 1c scarlet & brown and 1939 1c olive green TAX stamp with '1939' opt (SG 294 & 399) tied by GUATEMALA CITY cds with 'MEXICO - GUATEMALA / GUATEMALA - MEXICO VIAE DE BUENA VOLUNTAD DEL CONNOTADO PILOTO FRANCISCO SARABIA' cancel dated APR 12 1939 in purple alongside. Addressed locally within GUATEMALA CITY with arrival mark on reverse. The stamps on the cover are toned but a scarce commemorative flight. - Est £75

Lot 884 - 1945 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Cover franked with block of four 1945 1c green (SG 437) tied by CORREOS NACIONALES AMBULANTE No. ONCE LINEA GUATEMALA ANGUIATU duplex cds cancel dated 4 FEB 1949. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 885 - 1948 - 2c brown purple corner marginal pair and 5c carmine corner marginal block of four 'Labour Day & First Anniversary of Adoption of Labour Code' issue, perf 12½, fine mint. (SG 469a & 471a, Cat £28+) - Est £15

Lot 886 - 1948 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Cover from EL PROGRESO with company handstamp at top left franked with 1948 3c blue and 1945 1c orange TAX issue (SG 470 & 430) tied by good strike of CORREOS NACIONALES AMBULANTE No. TRES LINEA GUATEMALA PTO. BARRIO cancel in blue. Addressed to GUATEMALA CITY with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 887 - 1950 - Stampless cover with straight line 'FRANCO DE PORTE' and JUTIAPA cds to GUATEMALA CITY, 1950 cover with SAN PABLO cds franked with 3 x 1946 ½c brown purple (SG 447) tied by AMBULANTE No. DOS LINEA GUATEMALA PUERTO BERRIOS cds to GUALAN and two 1952-3 period covers with 4c frankings tied by boxed 'CIA AGRICOLA DE GUATEMALA CORREOS "EL PRADO" TIQUISATE - GUATEMALA' private company post office cancel. (4 items) - Est £30

Lot 888 - 1960 - 'World Refugee Year' OPT issue, the set of eight fine unmounted mint. (SG 637/44, Cat £28) - Est £15

Lot 889 - 1984 - 25c black & brown ochre 'Coffee' issue, huge stamp, reported to be the largest in the world when issued. A fine unmounted mint copy. Only 5000 were printed. (SG 1256, Cat £130) - Est £75

Lot 890 - 1984 - 30c multicoloured 'Coffee' issue, huge stamp, reported to be the largest in the world when issued. A fine unmounted mint copy. Only 5000 were printed. (SG 1257, Cat £160) - Est £75

Haiti

Lot 891 - 1850 - BOGUS ISSUE: 25c yellow 'Empire' ESSAY issue a lithographed FORGERY 'Used' with dotted Diamond cancel. Uncommon. - Est £15

Lot 892 - 1871 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: Stampless cover with PORT AU PRINCE British Post Office cds dated OCT 5 1871 on front. Addressed to FRANCE with various transit and arrival marks on front & reverse inc LIVERPOOL BR. PACKET cds on reverse. - Est £30

Lot 893 - 1877 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: 4d sage green QV issue, plate 16 used with good strike of barred numeral 'C59' of the British Post Office at JACMEL. (SG Z11, Cat £200) - Est £100

Lot 894 - 1879 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: Stampless cover with fine strike of JACMEL British Post Office cds dated JUL 15 1879 with small 'NY T' tax marking applied in transit with manuscript '6' alongside. Addressed to FRANCE with ETATS UNIS French maritime marking in red on front and various other transit marks on reverse. - Est £45

Lot 895 - 1881 - CINDERELLA: Large (55mm x 45mm) 'Liberty Head' impression in pale red on large piece of buff paper with blank value tablet. Very unusual. The item has some age as can be seen from the printing and paper but origin unknown. Could be a book plate. - Est £10

Lot 896 - 1887 - 5c green 'Salomon' issue, a fine mint copy with full gum. (SG 27, Scott #24 $50) - Est £25

Lot 897 - 1887 - Small group of 'Salomon' issue with POSTMARKS inc PETIT-GOAVE cds, LES CAYES cds dated 5 FEB 1889, GONAIVES cds, undated PORT-AU-PRINCE cds and manuscript '10 Junio 88' and 'Cape' cancels the latter also with part cds. (6) - Est £20

Lot 898 - 1892 - REVENUES: 2c on 35c grey & 2c on 70c grey (2) 'Timbre' REVENUES fine mint plus a used example of the 35c with manuscript '26/4/7' date cancel. (Forbin 5 & 9) - Est £16

Lot 899 - 1897 - 2c on 3c lilac 'Upright Palms' SURCHARGE issue, a mint copy with variety OPT DOUBLE. Tiny unnoticeable nick at right. (SG 34c) - Est £10

Lot 900 - 1898 - 'Small Palms' issue complete with the 2c lake and 5c green plus the UNISSUED 1c blue, 3c purple, 7c grey and 20c orange all mint or unused. (SG 49/50 & unlisted) - Est £40

Lot 901 - 1898 - 5c deep green 'Small Palms' issue with variety STAMP PRINTED DOUBLE. A fine mint copy. Hugely underrated variety. (SG 50c) - Est £75

Lot 902 - 1898 - POSTAGE DUES: Nice range with 1898 2c, 5c & 10c mint plus 2c and 5c used, 1902 2c, 5c & 10c 'MAI Gt Pre 1902' OPT issue both mint & used plus 2c with red opt used, 1906 2c & 10c mint/unused, 1914 'Provisionals' 2c mint and 50c used plus horizontal type 2c used, 5c blue mint with double opt & 10c mint. Also 1919 surcharges. (SG D63/5, D85/7, D85d, D150, D152, D206, D208, D209/11, 290 & 292/3) - Est £25

Lot 903 - 1905 - Cover franked with 1904 10c cinnamon 'Nord Alexis' issue (SG 112) tied by PORT-AU-PRINCE cds. Addressed to FRANCE. - Est £20

Lot 904 - 1906 - Cover franked with 1898 8c carmine and 1904 2c red 'Nord Alexis' issue (SG 57 & 110) tied by two strikes of PORT-AU-PRINCE cds dated 21 JAN 1906. Addressed to USA  with arrival marks on reverse. A nice combination of issues. - Est £35

Lot 905 - 1910 - 2c yellow, 1929 25c deep green AIR issue, 1933 10c brown lake & 1947 5c blue green and 20c purple brown 'Dessalines' issue all with 'SPECIMEN' opt in red and small hole punch. Ex ABNCo. Archive. (SG 134, 306, 320, 418 & 422) - Est £15

Lot 906 - 1915 - 'O Zamor' UNISSUED set of ten mint or unused. Underrated not easy to fine. (SG 219/28) - Est £10

Lot 907 - 1915 - 1c on 50c plum 'Provisional' issue a fine mint copy with OPT IN RED. A scarce stamp. (SG 234a) - Est £40

Lot 908 - 1915 - Registered cover franked with 1906 8c carmine and 1914 2c vermilion with 'GL OZ 7 FEV 1914' opt (SG 126 & 184) tied by CAP-HAITIEN cds dated 16 DEC 1915 with second strike alongside and various registration markings. Addressed to USA with transit & arrival marks on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 909 - 1917 - 1c on 1g mauve 'Simon Sam' SURCHARGE issue, a good mint copy. (SG 238) - Est £20

Lot 910 - 1917 - 2c on 8c deep rose 'Provisional' issue with variety OPT INVERTED, fine unused without gum. (SG 253 var) - Est £10

Lot 911 - 1920 - Neat cover franked with single 1919 5c on 4c carmine lake 'Provisional' issue (SG 281) tied by fine PORT-AU-PRINCE cds dated DEC 1920. Addressed internally to the 'American Legation' PORT-AU-PRINCE. Very attractive. - Est £50

Lot 912 - 1922 - Cover franked with single 1904 5c deep blue 'Nord Alexis' issue (SG 111) tied by CAP-HAITIEN cds dated 27 JAN 1922 with additional strikes on reverse. Addressed to FRANCE with COFFEE publicity handstamp on front. Very late use of this issue. - Est £30

Lot 913 - 1925 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1924 50c black & orange (SG 302) tied by PORT-AU-PRINCE cds dated 4 DEC 1925 with second strike alongside and small 'AVION' cachet in black. Addressed to CAP HAITIEN with arrival cds on reverse. Some perf toning around stamp. This cover was flown by the US Marine Corps on the resumption of the regular airmail service. (See Haiti's First Flights Page 7) - Est £45

Lot 914 - 1926 - Cover franked with 1924 pair 5c green and pair 20c deep blue (SG 299 & 301~) tied by PORT-AU-PRINCE cds's dated 20 APR 1926 with small 'AVION' airplane marking alongside. Flown by the US Marine Corp service from Port-au-Prince to Cap Haitien with arrival cds of the same day on reverse. Likely to be a first flight but not listed in 'Haiti's First Flights by B Levine. Stamps have a few light tones on perfs. - Est £25

Lot 915 - 1927 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1924 50c black & orange (SG 302) tied by PORT-AU-PRINCE cds dated 19 APR 1927 and by 'AVION' airplane marking in red with additional strikes alongside. Flown on the Port-au-Prince - Port de Paix first flight with arrival cds on reverse. (Muller #7, 544 covers carried) - Est £25

Lot 916 - 1927 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1924 10c carmine & 50c black & orange (SG 300 & 302) tied by PORT-AU-PRINCE cds's dated 13 DEC 1927 with circular 'AVION' Airplane cachet in blue alongside. Flown on the Haiti - Puerto Rico first flight by pilot Basil Rowe with three line 'WEST INDIAN AERIAL EXPRESS INAUGURATION REP. DOMINICAINE.. CUBA.. PTO RICO.. HAITI' first flight cachet in blue on front. Addressed to USA and signed by the pilot. Couple of small splits at top. (Muller #12, 1264 covers carried) - Est £25

Lot 917 - 1927 - Cover franked with 1924 5c green (SG 299) tied by PORT AU PRINCE cds dated 12 JUIL 1927 and also blue '1827 BERTHELOT 1927' commemorative handstamp. Addressed to the 'Comite Marcelin Berthelot, Port-au-Prince'. Couple of light tone spots. - Est £10

Lot 918 - 1929 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1929 10c carmine (SG 305) tied by MILOT cds dated 18 NOV 1929 and also by crude 'CITADELLE CHRISTOPHE cachet in blue. Addressed to PORT-AU-PRINCE, flown on the local First Flight from MILOT to PORT-AU-PRINCE with CAP HAITIEN transit and PORT-AU-PRINCE arrival cds's on reverse. Scarce. (Muller Unlisted) - Est £75

Lot 919 - 1933 - 60c on 20c blue 'Boyd-Lyon' airmail overprint issue a fine mint copy. (SG 311a, Cat £60) - Est £40

Lot 920 - 1939 - US NAVY & SUBMARINE MAIL: Illustrated 'U.S.S. Stingray' cover franked with USA 3c purple tied by U.S.S. STINGRAY GONAIVES HAITI cds dated 15 MAR 1939. The Stingray was a submarine. Also 1939 cover with USA 2c carmine tied by U.S.S. KANAWHA GONAIVES HAITI cds dated 17 MAR 1939. Both addressed to USA. (2) - Est £15

Lot 921 - 1942 - 'Our Lady of Perpetual Succour' issue, a fine used set of 14, the set of three miniature sheets both perf & imperf fine mint and three WW2 period covers with uses of the issue all censored with Haitian censor strips. (SG 343/56 & MS357, 19 stamps, 6 MS and 3 covers) - Est £30

Lot 922 - 1949 - 'Anti-Tuberculosis & Malaria Relief Fund' issue the set of six fine mint. (SG 427/32) - Est £40

Lot 923 - 1952 - Airmail cover franked with 1924 20c deep blue and 1951 30c blue (SG 301 & 461) tied by oval PETIONVILLE cancels in blue (the cancel was held together by an elastic band that shows at vertical lines) dated OCT 21 1952. Addressed to ARGENTINA. - Est £10

Lot 924 - 1957 - Enormous written up collection on pages of the period 1957 through to 2003 with a huge array of issues mint & used including singles, multiples, miniature sheets, few FDCs, postcards, some complete sheets and a few peripheral items. We also note many overprints and surcharges including scarcer local types from the 1970s & 1980s. A great opportunity to acquire this portion of the collection intact. (Many 100's) - Est £300

Lot 925 - 1960 - 'COLIS POSTAUX' opt issue and later 1961 'Colis Postaux' issue both sets fine mint. (SG P725/30 & P757/60) - Est £10

Lot 926 - 1975 - CINDERELLA: Mounted collection of 'Audubon' BIRDS issues mint & used with many different designs and values. Also a group of articles on the issue and a checklist. (117 stamps) - Est £30

Lot 927 - 1976 - Circa 1976 long commercial airmail cover franked with 1968 5c, 1970 25c, 1974 50c (SG 1066, 1206 & 1307) uncanceled and 1973 1.85G and 1976 80c on 85c 'Starfish' issue (SG 1296 & 1341) both cancelled in transit by undated MONTEGO BAY NO.1 JAMAICA temporary oval cancels in black with two TAX marks alongside, one obliterated. Addressed to UK. Very unusual use. - Est £10

Lot 928 - 1881-1911 - Mounted collection of mainly used postal stationery inc an early Liberty head formular card unused, various 1898 Simon Sam cards mint & used inc 2c orange on pink with PORT AU PRINCE cds addressed 'En Ville', 1914 3c + 3c green on blue replycard used to France with KINGSTON JAMAICA transit mark, pair of 3c cards with printed adverts on reverse one for laxatives and group of four 1906 cards used locally without messages. (11 items) - Est £75

Lot 929 - 1881-1955 - Remaindered collection of issues from imperfs through to the 1950's with better bits noted including a number of ABNCo. 'SPECIMENS', many postmarks inc Maritime & ship markings, peripheral items inc postcards, FDCs, Haitian associated items from other countries, overprints & surcharges. Includes many better bits and pieces. Mixed condition mint & used. (Many 100's) - Est £250

Lot 930 - 1900-2000 - Large mounted collection of covers & postal history mainly mid to modern period but with a few earlier items inc nice 1900 10c on cover to Germany. Noted Maritime and ship covers, censored, postcards, 1948 Ham radio card, US Seaposts, 1934 Seth Parker cover, airmails both commercial and commem, nice KNSM Corsica cover, 1940 S.S. America maiden voyage cover, 1951 Visit of Lady Baden Powell cover, 1953 Haitian army cover, few REG and FDC etc. Also a group of loose covers inc modern issues & consular mail etc. (67 items) - Est £180

Honduras

Lot 931 - 1898 - FORGERIES: 1c brown, 5c grey blue, 5c dull purple ERROR OF COLOUR, 6c dull purple, 10c deep blue, 20c brown orange, 50c orange red and 1p blue green TRAIN issue IMPERF FORGERIES all in COMPLETE SHEETS OF FIFTY unused. (400 stamps, As SG 108/115) - Est £75

Lot 932 - 1903 - 2c + 2c orange TRAIN 'Provisional' postal stationery reply card (H&G 35, the reply half only) issued for AMAPALA with two strikes of circular 'REPUBLICA DE HONDURAS ADUANA DE AMAPALA' control mark in blue, cancelled to order with 'HONDURAS' lines cancel in purple. Uncommon. - Est £20

Lot 933 - 1909 - 1c green 'Medina' LITHO issue, a fine used copy with variety STAMP PRINTED ON BOTH SIDES. Underrated variety. (SG 135c) - Est £15

Lot 934 - 1910 - BISECT: Cover franked with 1907 5c blue and diagonally BISECTED 2c carmine 'Medina' issue (SG 128 & 129) tied by 'Lines' cancel with TEGUCIGALPA cds dated ABR 14 1910 alongside. Addressed to SAN PEDRO SULA with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £40

Lot 935 - 1915 - BISECT: Cover with printed 'Winn & Co. General Merchants, Tela Honduras' at top franked with diagonally BISECTED 1911 20c lemon yellow 'Hass' issue and 1913 6c bright mauve (SG 145 & 172) tied by slightly smudged oval NEW ORLEANS USA arrival marks with straight line 'PAQUEBOT' marking alongside. Addressed to USA with NEW ORLEANS arrival cds on reverse. The 20c is very scarce used as a bisect. - Est £45

Lot 936 - 1929 - FIRST FLIGHT: Reg cover franked with 1929 1c blue, 5c bright violet and 10c deep emerald 'Official' issue and 1929 5c on 20c yellow brown, 10c on 50c vermilion and 15c on 1p emerald' AIR' opt issue set of three (SG O259, O261/2 & 262/4) all tied by PRIMER VUELO TEGUCIGALPA - TELA - MIAMI cds's dated OCT 7 1929. The flight was delayed by PAA and eventually flown from Tegucigalpa via Tela to Miami on the 17th October. Addressed to CANAL ZONE with arrival cds dated OCT 17 on reverse. Some light tones & two horizontal creases but a rare flight. (Muller #24, rated 1750pts) - Est £75

Lot 937 - 1929 - ROBBERY ISSUE: Pair of covers with the '1929 a 1930' Robbery opt issue with 1930 cover franked 3 x 1c blue and pair 6c blue the latter with one stamp with OPT INVERTED (SG 268 & 273) sent from TELA with cds dated ABR 30 to Switzerland and 1930 cover franked with single 6c blue (SG 273) tied by LA CEIBA cds dated 30 OCT to USA. (2 items) - Est £25

Lot 938 - 1931 - 'Definitive' issue the set of nine fine mint. (SG 319/7) - Est £12

Lot 939 - 1931 - 1p grey black with 'T. S. de. C.' OPT DOUBLE, a fine mint copy from the bottom row of the sheet with straight edge at bottom. (SG 336b) - Est £20

Lot 940 - 1931 - 'Airmail' issue with 'T. S. de C.' opts, the set of five fine mint. (SG 337/339b) - Est £30

Lot 941 - 1931 - Pair of large reg OFFICIAL covers with printed 'Direction Generale des Postes' at top the first franked with 1930 3 x 20c yellow brown and single 5c on 6c purple 'OFICIAL' airmail issue (SG O319 & O322) and the other with pair 5c on 6c purple, 10c blue and 50c red (SG O319, O321 & O323) all tied by TEGUCIGALPA cancels, sent airmail to FRANCE with various transit & arrival marks inc SAN LOREZON VALLE transits on reverse of both covers. Both covers are trimmed at left but an uncommon issue used on cover. (2) - Est £40

Lot 942 - 1934 - SIGNATURE CONTROLS: Registered cover franked with 1931 5 x 2c carmine and 6c green (SG 320 & 322) all with 'Signature Control' OPTS in purple tied by 'Lines' cancels with boxed registration marking alongside and CERTIFICADOS TEGUCIGALPA cds dated FEB 23 1934. Addressed to USA with transit and arrival marks on reversed. A nice franking. - Est £35

Lot 943 - 1936 - Cover with printed 'Great White Fleet, United Fruit Company' on flap franked with 1935 1c green & 5c deep blue (SG 365 & 367) tied by two fine strikes of UNITED FRUIT COMPANY STEAMSHIP SERVICE POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS PURSER S/S SANTA MARTA cds in black dated MAY 12 1936. Addressed to USA. - Est £30

Lot 944 - 1940 - REVENUES: Circa 1940 20L scarlet & 50L scarlet both imperf, 100L orange perforated and 1L green rouletted American Banknote Co. 'Revenue' PROOFS all with hole punches. (4 items) - Est £16

Lot 945 - 1955 - 1l grey olive & black with 'Rotary' OPT in red, the top value fine unmounted mint. (SG 541, Cat £27) - Est £15

Lot 946 - 1959 - '150th Birth Anniversary of Lincoln' issue, the set of twelve fine mint. (SG 590/601) - Est £12

Lot 947 - 1960 - REVENUES: Circa 1960 1L green & 2L brown REVENUE PROOFS with inscription tablet blank printed by 'Thomas Greg & Sons' with IMPRINT below stamp, engraved and perforated. - Est £20

Lot 948 - 1973-1980 - Correspondence of mainly long covers mostly addressed to the 'Banco de Londres y America del Sud' or 'Banco Londres y Montreal' in Honduras with many stamps that are rarely seen genuinely used on cover inc OPTS and surcharges, registered, multiple frankings, odd postcard etc. Some covers are unclaimed with instructional marks, there are also Forest Conservation / Forest Fires propaganda cachets and a number of covers from smaller postal agencies, Daytime & Night time services, Embassy mail, official covers. There are also two larger batches of prepared commemorative covers for the Honduran Day of the Soldier in 1976 (10 covers) and 'Battle of Port Royal, Roatan Bay Islands' (10 covers) postmarked AGENCIA POSTAL SANTOS GUARDIOLA, ISLAS DE BAHIA. A super lot of modern postal history. (100+ items) - Est £35

Hong Kong

Lot 949 - 1863 - 8c brownish orange and 8c bright orange QV issue wmk 'Crown CC', both good used. (SG 11a & 11b, Cat £32) - Est £15

Lot 950 - 1903 - 1c dull purple & brown, 2c dull green, 4c purple on red, 5c dull green & brown orange and 8c slate & violet EVII issue, wmk 'Crown CA' all fine mint. (SG 62/6, Cat £100) - Est £45

Lot 951 - 1912 - 1c brown, 2c green, 4c carmine red, 6c brown orange, 8c slate, 10c ultramarine, 30c purple & orange yellow and $1 purple & blue on blue GV issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA' all fine cds used. (SG 100, 101a, 102, 103a, 104a, 105, 110 & 112, Cat £33+) - Est £14

Lot 952 - 1912 - $3 green & purple GV issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA', a good cds used copy. One pulled perf at base. (SG 114, Cat £130) - Est £40

Lot 953 - 1921 - 1c brown, 2c blue green, 4c carmine rose, 10c bright ultramarine, 20c purple & sage green, 25c purple & magenta, 30c purple & chrome yellow, $1 purple & blue on blue, $2 carmine red & grey black and $3 green & dull purple GV issue, wmk 'Multi Script CA' all fine cds used. (SG 117/8, 120, 124, 125/7 & 129/31, Cat £97+) - Est £40

Lot 954 - 1921 - 10c bright ultramarine GV issue, wmk 'Multi Script CA', a fine mint block of four. (SG 124, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 955 - 1921 - $3 green & dull purple GV issue, wmk 'Multi Script CA', a fine cds used copy. (SG 131, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 956 - 1923 - 1c brown and 2c green 'Postage Due' issue with wmk sideways plus 10c bright ultramarine with wmk upright all fine mint. (SG D1a, D2a & D5, Cat £39+) - Est £18

Lot 957 - 1923 - 6c yellow 'Postage Due' issue with wmk sideways, a fine mint copy. (SG D4a, Cat £90) - Est £45

Lot 958 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue, the set of four fine cds used. (SG 133/6) - Est £10

Lot 959 - 1938 - $5 green & violet GVI issue a fine cds used copy. (SG 160, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 960 - 1941 - 2c orange & chocolate GVI 'Centenary of British Occupation' issue, a fine mint block of four. (SG 163, Cat £32) - Est £16

Lot 961 - 1941 - 4c bright purple & carmine GVI 'Centenary of British Occupation' issue, a fine cds used block of eight. (SG 164, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 962 - 1945 - Registered front franked with 1938 2c grey, 8c red brown, 10c bright violet, 15c scarlet, 25c bright blue, 50c purple and $1 dull lilac & blue GVI definitive issue and 1941 5c black & green 'Centenary of British Occupation' issue (SG 141, 144/6, 149, 153, 155 & 165) all tied by REGISTERED G.P.O. HONG KONG cds's dated 3 NOV 1945 with printed blue on white 'HONG KONG C' registration label alongside. Addressed locally. Very attractive. - Est £40

Lot 963 - 1954 - $2 reddish violet & scarlet and $5 green & purple QE2 issue, both fine mint copies. (SG 189/90, Cat £92) - Est £45

Ireland

Lot 964 - 1907 - FORERUNNERS: Black & green SINN FEIN 'Celtic Cross' PROPAGANDA issue, the first printing, perf 11¼. An unused example. Scarce. (Hibernian #L11) - Est £60

Lot 965 - 1922 - POSTMARKS: Large stockbook of mainly 1922 2d orange Provisionals (SG 12, 34/4 or 50) with village and town POSTMARKS. Most are on piece and all are identified from A-Y. A good array of offices and dates and in total 280+ different post offices with multiple copies of many of the cancels. A great lot for further study. (Approx 1200 postmarks) - Est £300

Lot 966 - 1923 - Stampless cover with typed 'SAORSTAT EIREANN' at top to denote official business with good strike of CAISLEAN AN BHARRAIGH cds dated 23 OCT 1923. Addressed to 'Solicitor, Irish Land Commission, Dublin'. - Est £40

Lot 967 - 1925 - 5/- rose carmine GV 'Seahorse' issue with 'Irish Free State 1922' opt in black (wide date), a fine mint copy. (SG 87, Cat £80) - Est £40

Lot 968 - 1929 - MARITIME: Airmail cover franked with Great Britain 1929 2½d blue GV 'U.P.U.' issue (SG 437) and Ireland 1922 ½d bright green (SG 71) tied by two fine strikes of PAQUEBOT POSTED AT SEA DUN LAOGHAIRE cds dated 30 SEP 1929. Addressed to BELGIUM, returned with various unclaimed & Not Known marks. - Est £20

Lot 969 - 1932 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1922 6d claret (SG 79) tied by BAILE ATHA CLIATH Dublin cds dated 20 OCT 1932. Flown on the Galway - Berlin, Germany first flight with oval first flight cachet and straight line 'FIRST FLIGHT' both in turquoise on front. Addressed to GERMANY with arrival marks on front & reverse. (Muller #13) - Est £40

Lot 970 - 1939 - FIRST FLIGHT: Plain postcard franked with 1922 5d deep violet and 1939 2d scarlet (SG 78 & 109) tied by BAILE ATHA CLIATH Dublin cds dated 5 VIII 1939. Flown on the North Atlantic Airmail Service first flight from Foynes to Montreal with large first flight cachet in purple on front. Addressed to CANADA with arrival cds on reverse. (Muller #32) - Est £18

Lot 971 - 1940 - CINDERELLA: Circa 1940 block of four red & black labels inscribed 'EIRE PENN'A' showing four different views titled 'Hamot Hospital', 'St Vincent's Hospital', 'Erie Public Library' and 'Union Station', rouletted and mint with gum. Very attractive. - Est £20

Lot 972 - 1948 - 'Airmail' issue, the set of seven fine mint. (SG 140/3b, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 973 - 1845-1922 - POSTMARKS: Useful range of GREAT BRITAIN USED IN IRELAND with many diamond 'Numeral' postmarks and cds cancels on QV to GV issues, a good array of numerals inc many on piece 9 covers (8 QV and 1 GV) and noted a QV 2/6 with fine BALLYMENA cds. Mixed condition. Needs study & identifying. (29 postmarks & 9 covers) - Est £95

Lot 974 - 1934 - NORTHERN IRELAND - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with Great Britain 1934 1½d red brown GV issue (SG 441) tied by BELFAST cds dated 1 DEC 1934. Flown on the Glasgow - Belfast - Liverpool - London first flight with first flight cachet in purple on front. Addressed to Liverpool. (Muller #262a) - Est £15

Jamaica

Lot 975 - 1860 - 1/- yellow brown QV issue, wmk 'Pineapple', a fine lightly used copy. (SG 6, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 976 - 1870 - ½d claret QV issue, wmk 'Crown CC', a fine mint copy. (SG 7, Cat £24) - Est £12

Lot 977 - 1883 - 1d rose QV issue, wmk 'Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 18, Cat £80) - Est £32

Lot 978 - 1889 - 2d green QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 28, Cat £42) - Est £20

Lot 979 - 1889 - 2½d on 4d red brown QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 30, Cat £42) - Est £18

Lot 980 - 1890 - ½d green QV issue with 'OFFICIAL' opt 17mm long plus the later set of three all fine mint. (SG O1 & O3/O5, Cat £60) - Est £24

Lot 981 - 1905 - 5/- grey & violet, a fine mint copy. (SG 45, Cat £55) - Est £25

Lot 982 - 1905 - 6d lilac QV issue on ordinary paper, a fine mint copy. (SG 52, Cat £35) - Est £16

Lot 983 - 1912 - ½d green on buff GV postal stationery card (H&G 25) with large 'SPECIMEN' overprint in black. - Est £10

Lot 984 - 1913 - 2d + 1d brown on cream GV postal stationery envelope (H&G C1). A fine unused example. - Est £10

Lot 985 - 1916 - Small mint range of WAR TAX opts comprising the basic set of eleven inc couple of better shades. (11 stamps, SG 68e, 69, 69a, 70/2, 73/5, 76 & 77a, Cat £63+) - Est £25

Lot 986 - 1921 - 1½d green GV 'S.S. Verdala' issue, a fine mint side marginal block of six. Couple of light tone spots. (SG 96) - Est £10

Lot 987 - 1935 - MARITIME: Cover franked with Great Britain 1924 ½d green GV issue (SG 418) tied by PAQUEBOT KINGSTON cds with fine strike of large boxed 'OCEAN MAILS EX….ARIGUANI' ships cachet in purple alongside. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 988 - 1943 - PRISONER OF WAR MAIL: Stampless printed 'PRISONER OF WAR MAIL FREE, INTERNMENT CAMP JAMAICA, B.W.I.' postcard sent by a German POW with oval 'INTERNMENT & P. OF W. CAMP JAMAICA' cancel dated DEC 31 1943. Addressed to GERMANY with censor marks on front. - Est £45

Lot 989 - 1948 - £1 scarlet GVI 'Silver Wedding' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 144, Cat £28) - Est £14

Lot 990 - 1956 - 3/- black & blue, 5/- black & carmine red and 10/- black & blue green QE2 issue all fine mint. (SG 171/3, Cat £45+) - Est £20

Lot 991 - 1929-1970 - Small group of covers with 1929 cover with 1929 1½d chocolate (SG 109) tied GARDON TOWN to UK, 1935 cover with 1935 1d GV Silver Jubilee issue tied MONTEGO BAY to UK, 1959 6d QE2 PS airletter with MONEAGUE cds to UK and pair of 1d brown on brown PSCs with CANE RIVER and TOMS RIVER temporary oval cancels both dated 1970. (5 items) - Est £30

 

 

Kenya Uganda & Tanganyika

Lot 992 - 1890 - ½ deep brown, 1a deep blue green, 2a vermilion, 3a black on dull red, 4a yellow brown, 4½a brown purple, 8a blue, 2r brick red, 3r slate purple and 4r ultramarine 'Arms' issue plus 1895 5a black on grey blue and 7½a black all fine mint or unused. (SG 4b, 5b, 6, 8a, 9, 11a, 12, 16/18 & 29/30, Cat £73+) - Est £32

Lot 993 - 1895 - 6a pale brown QV issue of India with 'British East Africa' opt, a good mint copy. (SG 56, Cat £50) - Est £20

Lot 994 - 1896 - Nice range of used QV inc the set to 1r plus a few duplicates and a couple of shades. Mixed condition generally good to fine. (SG 65/75, 66a & 66b, Cat £150++) - Est £50

Lot 995 - 1896 - 2a chocolate, 2½a deep blue, 5a yellow bistre, 7½a mauve and 8a grey olive QV issue all fine mint. (SG 67/8 & 72/4, Cat £68+) - Est £30

Lot 996 - 1896 - 1r pale dull blue QV issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 75, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 997 - 1922 - TANGANYIKA: 3/- black 'Giraffe' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 85, Cat £65) - Est £30

Lot 998 - 1922 - TANGANYIKA: 5/- black & scarlet 'Giraffe' issue, wmk sideways, a fine mint copy. (SG 86, Cat £95) - Est £45

Lot 999 - 1925 - TANGANYIKA: Registered cover franked on reverse with pair 1922 30c black & blue 'Giraffe' issue (SG 79) tied by MOROGORO cds's with lovely blue on white printed 'R MOROGORO' reg label on front. Addressed to FRANCE with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 1000 - 1935 - 'Postage Due' issue, the set of six fine mint. (SG D7/12, Cat £23) - Est £10

Lot 1001 - 1935 - 1d black & red brown GV issue, a superb used marginal block of fifteen on piece with multiple strikes of JINJA UGANDA cds's dated 8 SEP 1937. (SG 110, Cat £22+) - Est £16

Lot 1002 - 1935 - 10/- purple & blue GV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 122, Cat £110) - Est £50

Lot 1003 - 1938 - GVI 'Definitive' issue, the set of twenty fine mint. (SG 131/150b, Cat £250) - Est £120

Lot 1004 - 1938 - 2/- lake brown & brown purple GVI issue, perf 13¼, a fine mint copy. (SG 146, Cat £175) - Est £75

Lot 1005 - 1938 - 3/- deep violet blue & black GVI issue, perf 13 x 12½, a fine mint copy. (SG 147ac, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 1006 - 1938 - 3/- deep violet blue & black GVI issue, perf 13 x 11¾, a fine mint copy. (SG 147a, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 1007 - 1938 - 5/- black & carmine GVI issue perf 13¼ x 13¾, a fine mint copy. (SG 148b, Cat £50) - Est £20

Lot 1008 - 1938 - 5/- black & carmine GVI issue, perf 13¼, a fine mint copy. (SG 148, Cat £160) - Est £70

Lot 1009 - 1938 - 10/- purple & blue GVI issue, perf 13¼, a fine cds used copy. (SG 149, Cat £38) - Est £18

Lot 1010 - 1938 - 10/- reddish purple & blue GVI issue, perf 14, a fine mint copy. (SG 149a, Cat £55) - Est £25

Lot 1011 - 1946 - Cover franked with 1938 3 x 10c red brown & orange and pair 50c purple & black GVI issue (SG 134 & 144e) tied by BOMBO UGANDA cds's. Sent airmail to TUNISIA . Cover has a few light tones but an unusual destination. - Est £20

Lot 1012 - 1954 - 10/- black & deep ultramarine QE2 issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 179, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 1013 - 1960 - 20/- violet blue & lake QE2 issue, the top value fine mint. (SG 198, Cat £30) - Est £15

Leeward Islands

Lot 1014 - 1890 - 1d dull purple & rose QV issue, a fine mint block of four. (SG 2, Cat £34) - Est £16

Lot 1015 - 1890 - 4d dull mauve & orange and 1/- green & carmine QV issue, both good to fine mint copies. (SG 4 & 7, Cat £34) - Est £16

Lot 1016 - 1902 - 2d blue EVII postal stationery registered envelope (H&G C2) with large 'SPECIMEN' opt in black. - Est £10

Lot 1017 - 1905 - 6d dull purple & brown EVII issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 34, Cat £55) - Est £26

Lot 1018 - 1905 - 1/- green & carmine EVII issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 35, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 1019 - 1912 - 3d purple on yellow GV issue with white back, a fine mint copy. (SG 51a, Cat £95) - Est £38

Lot 1020 - 1912 - 1/- black on green GV issue with white back, a fine mint copy. (SG 54a, Cat £90) - Est £36

Lot 1021 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 88/91, Cat £35) - Est £18

Lot 1022 - 1938 - 'GVI' issue, the basic set of nineteen fine mint. (SG 95/114c, Cat £200 minimum) - Est £100

Lot 1023 - 1938 - 3d orange GVI issue on chalk surfaced paper a good mint copy. (SG 107, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 1024 - 1938 - 3d orange and 3d pale orange GVI issue, both shades fine mint. (SG 107/107a, Cat £42+) - Est £20

Lot 1025 - 1938 - 2/- reddish purple and blue on blue and 2/- deep purple and blue on blue GVI issue, both shades fine mint. (SG 111 & 111a, Cat £56) - Est £26

Malta

Lot 1026 - 1863 - ½d yellow buff QV issue, wmk 'Crown CC', perf 14, a fine unused copy. (SG 10, Cat £85) - Est £30

Lot 1027 - 1863 - ½d yellow buff QV issue, wmk 'Crown CC', perf 14 x 12½, a good used copy. (SG 16, Cat £100) - Est £40

Lot 1028 - 1882 - ½d orange yellow QV issue, wmk 'Crown CA', perf 14, a fine used copy. (SG 18, Cat £35) - Est £16

Lot 1029 - 1899 - 10/- blue black 'Top Value', a fine mint copy. (SG 35, Cat £100) - Est £50

Lot 1030 - 1904 - 5/- green & red on yellow EVII issue, a superb cds used copy. (SG 63, Cat £80) - Est £40

Lot 1031 - 1914 - 2/- purple & bright blue on blue GV issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA' a fine mint copy. (SG 86, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 1032 - 1922 - 3d purple on orange buff wmk 'Multi Crown CA', ½d green, 2d grey, 2½d bright blue, 6d dull & bright purple and 2/- purple & blue on blue wmk 'Multi Script CA' all with 'SELF GOVERNMENT' opts fine mint. (SG 108, 115, 117/120, Cat £94+) - Est £45

Lot 1033 - 1922 - 5/- orange yellow & bright ultramarine a fine mint copy. (SG 137, Cat £22) - Est £10

Lot 1034 - 1926 - ¼d to 1/-, 2/- and 3/- GV issue all good to fine used. (SG 157/66, 168 & 170, Cat £157+) - Est £60

Lot 1035 - 1926 - 2/6 black & vermilion, 3/- black & blue and 5/- black & green all fine mint. (SG 169/71, Cat £66) - Est £32

Lot 1036 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 210/3, Cat £24) - Est £12

Lot 1037 - 1936 - Printed fold out 'Rotterdamsche Lloyd Rotterdam Batavia' lettersheet with map illustration on back and Passengers illustration inside franked with 1930 6d violet & scarlet GV issue (SG 202) tied by AIR MAIL MALTA cds to FRANCE plus a 1935 cover with 1928 6d violet & scarlet 'AIR MAIL' opt issue (SG 185) sent airmail from VALLETTA to UK. (2 items) - Est £25

Lot 1038 - 1948 - £1 indigo GVI 'Silver Wedding' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 250, Cat £38) - Est £18

Lot 1039 - 1956 - £1 yellow brown QE2 issue a fine mint copy. (SG 282, Cat £38) - Est £18

Lot 1040 - 1961 - Cover franked with 1956 ½d orange and 1½d bluish green QE2 issue (SG 267 & 269) tied by two fine strikes of ZEJTUN cds dated NOV 4 1961. Addressed to SLIEMA. - Est £15

Mexico

Lot 1041 - 1856 - 1r yellow mint and 4r dull vermilion unused HIDALGO issue both without district opt, margins large to touching with nice colour. (SG 2c & 4b, Cat £100) - Est £40

Lot 1042 - 1856 - 4r dull vermilion 'Hidalgo' issue with 'MARAVATIO' district opt, a fine mint copy with gum, tight margins. Scarce. (SG 4a, Cat £130) - Est £80

Lot 1043 - 1861 - 4r black on yellow 'Hidalgo' issue with 'APAM' district opt used with part straight line 'OTUMBA' cancel. 1994 EPSI certificate accompanies stating 'Stamp and district opt are genuine but the cancel is a remainder marking'. (SG 11, Cat £55) - Est £25

Lot 1044 - 1864 - 2r orange 'Eagle' issue with 'Mexico' district opt only, an unused copy. (SG 21, Cat £41) - Est £20

Lot 1045 - 1866 - 50c yellow green LITHO 'Maximilian' issue with '95 1866' numeral and 'Mexico' district overprint. A fine cds used copy, four large margins. Underrated issue. (SG 39) - Est £20

Lot 1046 - 1866 - 50c green ENGRAVED 'Maximilian' issue with '11 867' numerals and 'Mexico' district overprint. A used copy, three margins, touching at right. Underrated issue. (SG 43) - Est £25

Lot 1047 - 1866 - 50c green ENGRAVED 'Maximilian' issue with '128 866' numerals and 'Veracruz' district overprint. A fine lightly used copy, four good to large margins. Underrated issue. (SG 43) - Est £40

Lot 1048 - 1867 - GUADALAJARA: 2r black on pale green batonne paper 'Provisional' issue, a fine lightly used copy. (SG 8) - Est £25

Lot 1049 - 1868 - GUADALAJARA: Mourning cover franked with 1868 2r black on lilac batonne paper 'Guadalajara' PROVISIONAL issue (SG 30) tied by undated oval FRANQUEADO GUADALAJARA 'Wreath' cancel. Addressed to MEXICO CITY. Cover is lightly toned but attractive. - Est £95

Lot 1050 - 1869 - SELLO NEGRO: Stampless cover from MATAMOROS dated 'Aug 1869' with firms cachet and oval 'FRANCO' in black and undated boxed 'MATAMOROS' marking. Addressed to SALTILLO. A very late Sello Negro. - Est £30

Lot 1051 - 1874 - POSTAL STATIONERY: Lovely range of 1874 - 1884 'Hidalgo' postal stationery envelopes, all unused with varied district opts and numbers, with & without wmk, 'HABILITADO' opts, a few with multiple stamp impressions and a one devalued with manuscript 'X' mark. Nice group for further study. (19 items) - Est £80

Lot 1052 - 1879 - 5c orange and 10c blue 'Juarez' issue on thick laid paper with '2079' and '2080' numerals and 'PUEBLA' district opt with 'A' sub consignment opt of 'Apizaco'. Both fine used with red cancels. (SG 117/8) - Est £25

Lot 1053 - 1879 - 85c bright violet 'Juarez' issue on thick paper with '1282' district opt of TEPIC. A fine lightly used copy likely with a remainder cancel. Straight edge at left. (SG 121, Cat £170) - Est £45

Lot 1054 - 1879 - 25c blue 'Hidalgo' postal stationery envelope (H&G B9b) with '1979' number and 'QUERETARO' district opt at top left used with good strike of small oval FRANCO EN CELAYA cancel. Addressed to GUANAJUATO with small handstruck date marking on reverse and manuscript arrival endorsement on front. Backflap missing. - Est £45

Lot 1055 - 1883 - 5c brown + 10c green + 10c green 'Hidalgo' postal stationery envelope (H&G B13a) with '283' number and 'ZACATECAS' district opt in purple used with fine oval ZACATECAS E.U.M. cancel in purple dated AGO 13 1883. Addressed to MEXICO CITY. Small faults and part of back missing but a fine looking item. - Est £45

Lot 1056 - 1884 - Large duplicated accumulation of used 'Hidalgo Medallion' issues with green issued 1c (7), 2c (6), 3c (1), 4c (5), 5c (7), 6c (11), 10c (108), 12c (2) & 20c (7) plus colours issue 5c blue (4) & 10c orange (47). Useful lot for study. (SG Cat £150+++) - Est £40

Lot 1057 - 1886 - 10c green 'Hidalgo Medallion' postal stationery envelope (H&G B23) used with good strike of undated oval FRANCO EN S. JUAN DE LOS LLANOS cancel in blue. Addressed to MEXICO CITY with arrival cds pm reverse. Small part of backflap missing. - Est £35

Lot 1058 - 1888 - 5c blue, 6c brick red, 10c orange and 12c brick red 'Numeral' issue postal stationery envelopes (UPSS #E43/E45 all type 1 except E45 which is Type 2, H&G 34/37) with opening at long end, printed by Waterlow & Sons. All good to fine unused. (4) - Est £25

Lot 1059 - 1891 - 4c vermilion 'Numeral' postal stationery envelope (H&G B33, side opening) used with added 1890 1c green and 5c ultramarine 'Numeral' issue (SG 187 & 191) tied by MEXICO CITY cds's dated 24 JAN 1891. Addressed to GUANAJUATO. A fine three colour franking on postal stationery. - Est £75

Lot 1060 - 1892 - 5c blue 'Numeral' PSC (H&G 30) used with oval FRANCO EN CARRIZAL cancel in black dated 2 OCT 1892. Addressed to MAGDALENA with CHIHUAHUA transit cds on front. - Est £25

Lot 1061 - 1894 - WELLS FARGO: Large 20c red 'Wells Fargo' postal stationery envelope (H&G B33a) used as a 'Paste up' with small plain envelope attached to the reverse used with oval EXPRESS WELLS FARGO cancel in purple dated NOV 5 1894. Addressed to MEXICO CITY with MEXICO D.F. SUCURSAL 'A' arrival cds on front & reverse along with straight line 'CARTERO' marking. These envelopes were often pasted onto the back of the senders original envelope to pay the postage and the large format types have a low survival rate. Some creases as to be expected but very scarce. - Est £75

Lot 1062 - 1894 - REVENUES: Lovely 'Compania Mineral La Neoleonesa' share certificate with 1895 1p red REVENUE at top cancelled by the company cachet in purple plus a 1905 'Negociacion Minera de San Vicente' certificate dated 1905 with 1c green and 5c brown revenues attached. Both very attractive. (2) - Est £15

Lot 1063 - 1899 - 1p black & deep blue, a fine mint copy. (SG 274, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 1064 - 1901 - Registered cover franked with 1899 10c yellow brown & purple and 20c blue & rose 'Eagle' ARMS issue (SG 270 & 272) tied by MEXICO CITY cds with printed red on white REG label alongside. Addressed to GERMANY with arrival cds on reverse. Nice franking. - Est £20

Lot 1065 - 1913 - CIVIL WAR: 3c black & red 'White Seal of Sonora' issue, a fine unused copy. (SG S3) - Est £40

Lot 1066 - 1914 - CIVIL WAR: Cover franked with 1914 1c blue and pair 2c yellow green 'Transitorio' issue (SG CT1/2) tied by BANAMICHI SON cds's dated 7 JUL 1914. Addressed to CANANEA, unclaimed with 'REZAGOS' and 'NO RECLAMADA' markings and large LA CANANEA LISTA cds on reverse along with various other transit & arrival marks. - Est £25

Lot 1067 - 1914 - CIVIL WAR: 5c orange PSE with 'GCM' monogram in violet (H&G IB20) used with two strikes of HERMOSILLO cds dated JUN 1914. Addressed to USA with NOGALES transit cds on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 1068 - 1915 - 4c rose carmine with 'CEATRO' FOR 'CUATRO' variety with 'OFICIAL' opt in black. (SG O315 var) - Est £20

Lot 1069 - 1915 - CIVIL WAR: 2c green on buff postal stationery wrapper with 'Villa Zapata' MONOGRAM opt in black commercially used with MEXICO CITY cds. Addressed locally. - Est £18

Lot 1070 - 1915 - CIVIL WAR: Colour PPC 'Hotel Hidalgo, Tijuana Hot Springs, B.C. Mexico' franked on message side with 1914 pair 2c green with 'Villa-Zapata Monogram' opt (SG CV22) tied by TIJUANA cds dated 4 AUG 1915. Addressed to USA. - Est £20

Lot 1071 - 1915 - CIVIL WAR: Cover franked with 1914 20c blue & lake with 'GOBIERNO CONSTITUTIONALISTA' SINALOA handstamp in violet (SG 14) tied by two strikes of CULIACAN cds. Addressed to MEXICO CITY. Cover trimmed at left but an uncommon provisional issue on cover. - Est £45

Lot 1072 - 1916 - 60c on 2c green 'Gold Currency' opt issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 374) - Est £15

Lot 1073 - 1917 - 40c mauve 'Map' issue on thin paper, a fine mint copy. (SG 410, Cat £55) - Est £30

Lot 1074 - 1917 - CINDERELLA: Sepia 'British Red Cross Day Mexico' label showing a nurse treating a patient dated '18th Oct 1917', two copies, one unused and the other used with a French arrival cds dated 1917. Couple of light tone spots. (2) - Est £12

Lot 1075 - 1918 - 5c ultramarine and 10c blue perforated issue with 'OFICIAL' opt reading up, both fine lightly used copies. The 5c has a few nibbled perfs at left. (SG O419/20, Cat £111) - Est £45

Lot 1076 - 1920 - 2c green 'Civil War' postal stationery card with 'GOBIERNO & CONSTITUTIONALISTA' opt in red (H&G I11) late use with added 1917 4c carmine (SG 396) tied by MEXICO CITY cds dated 22 FEB 1920. Addressed to FINLAND with arrival cds on front. Unusual use. - Est £30

Lot 1077 - 1922 - Registered AR cover franked with 1910 strip of four and pair 5c orange (SG 286) tied by AMATEPEQUE cds's with printed red on white REG label with 'Amatepeque' added in manuscript and 'AR' in circle marking alongside. Addressed to MEXICO CITY with transit & arrival marks on reverse. - Est £20

Lot 1078 - 1923 - CINDERELLA: 20c black, red & blue 'Sinaloa' REVOLUTIONARY arms issue inscribed 'Ejercito Renovador'. A fine mint copy. (Ingham #80) - Est £16

Lot 1079 - 1924 - REVOLUTIONARY ISSUES: 5c violet 'Yucatan Insurrection' issue, a cds used imperf copy with four margins. Stamp is a little grubby but uncommon. (SG Y445A) - Est £10

Lot 1080 - 1927 - DISASTER: Real photo Postcard showing the Cyclone with waves crashing onto the road & buildings inscribed 'El Oleage durante los dias del ciclon, fue formidable. - MAZATLAN, 10 de Sep de 1927'. Unused & very fine. - Est £20

Lot 1081 - 1931 - COMMEMORATIVE FLIGHT: Incoming cover from USA franked with 1930 5c violet AIR issue (SG A683) tied by WASHINGTON cancel dated JUL 24 1931 with illustrated 'THE AERO CLUB OF WASHINGTON WELCOMES THE NATIONAL AERONAUTIC ASSOCIATION JULY 23-24 131' cachet in purple. Addressed to MEXICO CITY with arrival marks on reverse. We cannot find any reference on this item. - Est £30

Lot 1082 - 1933 - '21st International Statistical Congress' issue, the set of seven fine mint. (SG 529/35, Cat £130) - Est £70

Lot 1083 - 1938 - '16th International Town Planning & Housing Congress, Mexico City' issue, the complete set of twelve fine mint. (SG 610/621, Cat £100) - Est £60

Lot 1084 - 1942 - FORGER: Cover with 'French Philatelic Agency, Apartado 404, Merida (Rep. of Mexico)' imprint at top left, one of the earlier incarnations of the prolific Mexican forger Raoul de Thuin. Franked with 2c green tied by MERIDA cds. Addressed to USA. - Est £10

Lot 1085 - 1946 - 'United Nations' issue, the complete set of eleven fine mint. (SG 766/76, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 1086 - 1946 - '400th Anniversary of City of Zacatecas' issue, the set of nine fine mint. (SG 777/85, Cat £55) - Est £30

Lot 1087 - 1949 - FORGER: Cover with 'BELGIAN EXPORT CO. Apartado 47 Progreso, Yuc (Rep. of Mexico)' imprint at top left, one of the incarnations of the prolific Mexican forger Raoul de Thuin. Franked with 1937 2c green (SG 599) tied by MERIDA cds. Addressed to USA - Est £10

Lot 1088 - 1950 - 10p turquoise & black AIR 'Definitive' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 858, Cat £85) - Est £40

Lot 1089 - 1950 - SAMPLE STAMPS: Circa 1950 pair of sample stamps depicting Aztec mask and fish and shell imagery one printed in red brown and the other the same but with added yellow in the design. Printed by 'TLALOC' with imprint and inscribed 'PRUEBLA'. Fine mint. (2) - Est £20

Lot 1090 - 1953 - 1p olive green 'Definitive' issue with REDRAWN SHADING, a fine cds used copy. (SG 883b, Cat £23) - Est £12

Lot 1091 - 1953 - 80c claret AIR definitive issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 892, Cat £110) - Est £55

Lot 1092 - 1925-1944 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Group of four covers to USA from various originations all with TPO cancels with 1944 O.P.A. 64, 1945 O.P.A. 606, 1925 SERVICIO AMBULANTE 106 and 1943 SERVICIO AMBULANTE 296. The cancels vary from poor to good strikes but all are identifiable. (4 items) - Est £30

Lot 1093 - 1927-1970 - POSTAL STATIONERY: A nice lot of mint 'Airmail' postal stationery with some duplicates inc cards, lettercards & envelopes from the first types through to 1960's. A great lot for further study. (20) - Est £40

Montserrat

Lot 1094 - 1903 - ½d to 2/- EVII issue all fine mint. (SG 14/21, Cat £90) - Est £45

Lot 1095 - 1938 - GVI 'Definitive' issue, perf 13 or 12, the set of twelve fine mint. (SG 101/112, Cat £286) - Est £125

Lot 1096 - 1938 - GVI range with 1d carmine, 2½d ultramarine, 3d brown, 6d violet, 1/- lake & 2/6 slate blue all perf 13 and 1½d purple, 2d orange and 3d deep brown perf 14, all good to fine mint. (SG 102, 105/109, 103a, 104a & 106ab, Cat £131+) - Est £60

Lot 1097 - 1938 - 1½d purple GVI issue, perf 13, a fine mint copy. (SG 103, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 1098 - 1938 - 2d orange GVI issue, perf 13, a good mint copy. (SG 104, Cat £25) - Est £10

Lot 1099 - 1938 - 6d violet GVI issue, perf 13, a fine mint copy. (SG 107, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 1100 - 1938 - 1/- lake GVI issue, perf 13, a fine mint copy. (SG 108, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 1101 - 1938 - 2/6 slate blue GVI issue, perf 13, a fine mint copy. (SG 109, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 1102 - 1938 - 5/- rose carmine GVI issue, perf 14, a fine mint copy. (SG 110a, Cat £30) - Est £15

Nicaragua

Lot 1103 - 1882 - Amazing collection of 'Alpha Numeric' POSTMARKS on the 1882 'UPU' issue with SAN JUAN DEL SUR '1 S' on 5c, RIVAS '2 R' x 12, GRANADA '3 G' x 23, JINOTEPE '4 J' on 5c, MASAYA '5 M' x 6, MANAGUA '6 M' x 22 inc one in blue, LEON '7 L' x 13, CHINANDEGA '8 CH' x 9 inc one in purple, CORINTO '9 C' x 20 inc two in purple one on the 15c, OCOTAL '10 O' x 3, MATAGALPA '11 M' on 10c (poor strike) and SAN JUAN DEL NORTE '13 N' x 14 inc two in purple black and two in blue. Mixed condition, all are good to fine strikes. A super lot for study. Three small articles on these postmarks and the relative rarity accompany. (125 stamps) - Est £250

Lot 1104 - 1886 - 2c red brown on buff first postal stationery card (H&G 1) used with CORINTO cds in purple dated 18 AUG 1886. Addressed to LEON. - Est £25

Lot 1105 - 1890 - TRIAL OVERPRINT: 50c ultramarine 'Seebeck' TRAIN issue with small straight line 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL' TRIAL overprint in black. This overprint was rejected as it was too hard to see on the stamp. A scarcer Seebeck item. (SG Unlisted, See note in Maxwell Page 128) - Est £20

Lot 1106 - 1893 - ZELAYA - REVENUES: 5c vermilion, 10c violet & 25c blue 'Mosquito Reserve Government Stamp' REVENUE issue, engraved and printed by the 'Hamilton Banknote Co.' the set of three fine mint, the 25c is unused and has pinhole in the bottom left corner. A very scarce set. (Birks #300/02) - Est £75

Lot 1107 - 1893 - TELEGRAPH: 1c blue 'Seebeck' telegraph issue with variety 'TELEGRAFOS' OPT INVERTED, a fine copy. (Barefoot #26b, Cat £20) - Est £12

Lot 1108 - 1894 - OFFICIAL MAIL: Long cover with impressed 'MINISTERIO DE RELACIONES EXTERIORES' official imprint on flap franked with 1894 10c orange 'Seebeck' OFFICIAL issue (SG O81) tied by two strikes of MANAGUA cds dated SEP 23 1894. Addressed to BELGIUM with CORINTO Transit and ANNVERS arrival cds's on reverse. The cover has some folds not affecting the stamp or markings. A rare issue on cover. - Est £50

Lot 1109 - 1898 - TELEGRAPH: 5c olive brown 'Seebeck' issue with variety 'TELEGRAFO' OPT DOUBLE. A fine used copy. (Barefoot #unlisted) - Est £30

Lot 1110 - 1902 - 10c purple 'Momotombo' PSE (H&G B46) used with added 1901 5c deep blue 'Postage Due' issue with '1901 CORREOS' opt (SG 179) tied by light SAN JUAN DEL SUR cds. Addressed to USA with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 1111 - 1903 - 2c black & blue 'Zelaya' UNISSUED type (original colours black & carmine) overprinted SPECIMEN and with small hole punch. (As SG 190) - Est £10

Lot 1112 - 1903 - Cover franked with single 1902 15c on 2c orange red 'Momotombo' TRAIN surcharge issue (SG 187) tied by oval GRANADA cancel dated APR 20 1903. Addressed to ITALY with transit & arrival marks on reverse. - Est £20

Lot 1113 - 1903 - Cover franked with 4 x 1901 10c violet 'Postage Due' issue with '1901 Correos' opt and 1902 5c blue LITHO 'Momotombo' issue (SG 180 & 185) tied by oval LEON cancels. Addressed to USA with transit & arrival marks on reverse. Cover slightly trimmed at left but a scarce franking. - Est £45

Lot 1114 - 1906 - 10c on 2p deep green 'Provisional' OPT issue, a fine unused copy. (SG 234, Cat £21) - Est £10

Lot 1115 - 1906 - 'Vale 5 cts' on 10c reddish violet 'Momotombo' TRAIN postal stationery envelope (H&G B61) used with added strip of three 1905 10c brown ochre (SG 212) tied by oval LEON cancels dated MAR 16 1906. Addressed to USA with transit mark on reverse. Roughly opened in places. - Est £30

Lot 1116 - 1908 - Perkins Bacon REVENUE issue (later overprinted for postal use). A lovely Undenominated and undated IMPERF PLATE PROOF in deep carmine. - Est £20

Lot 1117 - 1911 - RAILWAY COUPON ISSUE: Cover franked with 1911 5c on 5c on 2c blue, 5 x 10c on 5c on 2c blue and 15c on 10c on 1c vermilion 'Railway Coupon' issue (SG 320/2, varying opt types) tied either by JINOTEGA cds's dated NOV 28 1911 or cancelled by manuscript 'Line' cancel. Addressed to GERMANY with LEON transit cds on front and CORINTO transit cds on reverse. A super franking. - Est £150

Lot 1118 - 1917 - 'Vale 2 cts. De Córdoba' on 35c green 'Train' postal stationery envelope (H&G B79) used with added 1914 2c vermilion (SG 396) tied by fair strike of large undated circular LEON 'Arms' cancel. Addressed to USA with transit cds on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 1119 - 1919 - ZELAYA - STAMP SHORTAGE: Cover with printed 'American Vice Consul Bluefields' in corner franked with 1918 5c black & blue REVENUE issue tied by two strikes of small BLUEFIELDS cds dated JUN 12 1919. Addressed to USA with arrival cds on reverse. This use of Revenue stamps for postage was in addition to the production of the 1919 'Bluefields' Provisionals. - Est £45

Lot 1120 - 1923 - ½c black & pale blue with 'SELLO POSTAL' opt in red, a fine mint block of four, gum a little sweated. (SG 486, Cat £31) - Est £16

Lot 1121 - 1927 - REVENUE: Green Undenominated PROOF for the base design for the CONSULAR REVENUE issue with the black value omitted, a fine pair on thick card. Light crease along base. - Est £25

Lot 1122 - 1930 - 1cor violet 'Opening of G.P.O. Managua' issue, the top value fine mint. An underrated issue. (SG 646) - Est £20

Lot 1123 - 1930 - Long cover franked with 1930 pair ½c sepia and pair 1c carmine 'Opening of G.P.O. Managua' issue (SG 636/7) tied by light BLUEFIELDS cds's dated DEC 20 1930. Addressed to USA. Light vertical fold at left away from the stamps. An uncommon issue on cover. - Est £20

Lot 1124 - 1931 - 15c on 25c orange 'P.A.A.' surcharge issue with 'Vale C 0.15 1931' Earthquake PROVISIONAL opt in green, an unused copy without gum with variety OVERPRINT INVERTED. Stamp has small tear and some nibbled perfs but a rare & underrated issue. (SG 652c, Sanabria 12a cat $350 in 1966) - Est £100

Lot 1125 - 1931 - EARTHQUAKE ISSUES: Printed 'Presidencia de la Republica Managua' envelope with gold 'Liberty Cap' imprint at top with oval ADMINISTRACION DE CORREOS MANAGUA marking in purple dated NOV 12 1931 sent via CORINTO with added 1931 5c sepia with '1931' earthquake opt and 'OFICIAL 'opt in red (SG O672) tied by CORINTO cds dated 13 NOV. Addressed to FRANCE with arrival cds on reverse. Cover has horizontal crease not affecting the stamp or markings and a few tiny tone spots but otherwise very scarce correct use of the earthquake officials. - Est £65

Lot 1126 - 1932 - 25c brown purple 'CORREO AEREO OFICIAL' opt issue with additional '1931' opt in black, a fine mint copy. (SG O693, Cat £47) - Est £25

Lot 1127 - 1932 - 1c yellow lightly used and 20c green unused 'Opening of Leon - Sauce Railway' issue. (SG 739 & 745, Cat £34) - Est £18

Lot 1128 - 1933 - Heavily trimmed cover with manuscript 'Tarde' at top franked with 1932 8c on 15c vermilion with variety 'CORREO AEREO INTERIOR 1932' OPT INVERTED (SG 716 variety) tied by OCOTAL cds dated 21 AUG 1933. Addressed to MANAGUA with boxed arrival mark on reverse. Rare. - Est £100

Lot 1129 - 1934 - Cover franked with 1933 2c bright carmine, 1c orange TAX issue and 1934 10c on 20c yellow green 'Servicio Centroamericano' AIR opt issue (SG 779, 813 & 814) tied by LEON cds's dated OCT 1 1934. Sent airmail to COSTA RICA with two line 'CORREO AEREO OF. DE LEON' marking on front and CORREO AEREO AN JOSE COSTA RICA arrival cds on reverse. An uncommon stamp correctly used on cover sent by Air in central America. - Est £45

Lot 1130 - 1938 - 'Anniversary of the Postal Service' EXTERIOR issue sheetlet of four containing the variety 50c ERROR OF COLOUR (printed in Black & blue the colour of the 15c), perf 11½, fine unused. (Maxwell #A240d, SG 999e/h Variety). - Est £25

Lot 1131 - 1938 - Headed 'Banco Nacional de Nicaragua' cover franked with 4 x 1938 5c on 50c brown comprising a normal single plus the three listed varieties 'Val' for 'Vale', 'Valc' for 'Vale' and 'Cantavos' for 'Centavos' (SG 1001, 1001a, 1001b & 1001c) tied by boxed MANAGUA cancel. Addressed locally. Scarce varieties used on cover. - Est £45

Lot 1132 - 1941 - 'Centenary of the First Postage Stamps' ROWLAND HILL issue (SG 1047/9), the set of three used on registered First Day Cover tied by large boxed MANAGUA cancels dated APRIL 4 1941 with large REG cachet alongside. Addressed to USA. A scarce FDC. - Est £45

Lot 1133 - 1942 - Cover franked with pair 1937 20c rose (SG 993g imperf) tied by boxed CORREO AEREO MANAGUA cancels dated 26 OCT 1942 censored in Nicaragua with brown censor strip with 'CENSURADA' handstamp in black at left and again on arrival in USA with B&W printed 'EXAMINED BY 12432' censor strip at right. A nice double censor. - Est £12

Lot 1134 - 1949 - 'Tenth World Amateur Baseball Championships' SPORT issue postage set of thirteen in miniature sheets of four. Fine mint & scarce. (SG MS1132a, Cat £120) - Est £60

Lot 1135 - 1954 - 2c and 10c 'National Airforce Commemoration' issue 'Waterlow' COLOUR TRIAL PROOFS in black & green and black & blue respectively with 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD SPECIMEN' opt in black and with small hole punch. (As SG 1210 & 1216) - Est £36

Lot 1136 - 1972 - EARTHQUAKE: Nice multicoloured fold out 'Recuerdos de Managua Nicaragua, Antes y Despues del Terremoto del 23 de Dic de 1972' PPC  showing before and after photos of the devastation of the earthquake. Thirteen images altogether. Unused. - Est £12

Lot 1137 - 1979 - SANDINISTA REVOLUTION: Trio of long incoming bank meter covers from GERMANY, USA and FRANCE all addressed to the Bank of London & S America in MANAGUA sent in June 1979 with boxed TELCOR arrival marks. The covers were all delayed and held at the P.O. each cover with fine strike of two line 'CORREO ATRASADO POR LA GUERRA' marking in purple and an eventual Bank arrival mark dated 24 JUL 1979 over a month later. Very unusual. This marking has only recently been discovered and featured in an article in Nicaro January 2017. (2 items) - Est £30

Lot 1138 - 1890-1913 - Large lot of Postal Stationery mainly PSCs with duplicated range of 13 x 2c red Momotombo cards all used inc from Granada, Masaya, Leon, Managua etc many with CARTERO markings all commercial use. Also few Seebeck items used inc 1891 5c blue on yellow PSE used from CORINTO to LEON, 1890 10c grey PSE used SAN JUAN DEL NORTE to USA, 1894 3c card to USA, 1896 5c PSE used from RIVAS to MANAGUA etc plus a few unused items. Mixed condition mostly good to fine. (20 items, originally priced at £167) - Est £85

Lot 1139 - 1913-1974 - Group of better covers inc 1913 2c on 10c purple brown PSE used locally in LEON, couple of National Palace items inc 1933 opt to Germany and 1918 ½c and 1c used on devalued PSC from MANAGUA to GRANADA, 1929 PAA opt on airmail cover to USA, 1939 UPU issue 1c, 5c & 16c on cover to MEXICO, 1937 ½c & 3 x 3c 'Postal Administration' issue on cover to Germany, 1946 Pan Am test flight, 1943 TACA FF to Miami, 1958 REG cover with home made money declaration label, 1964 RESELLO opts (3 diff pairs) on airmail cover to USA and 1974 cover from CHILE to NIGERIA with 'MAL ENCAMINADA A NICARAGUA' marking. (11 items) - Est £65

Lot 1140 - 1930-1943 - OFFICIAL MAIL: Group of Official covers with airmail cover franked 1930 5c black and 50c blue with 'OFICIAL' & 'Correo Aereo' opts (SG O518 & O619) tied MANAGUA to UK, 1931 REG cover with 1931 6c drab (SG O673) tied from LEON to USA, 1943 airmail cover with 1933 50c green (SG O829) tied from MANAGUA to USA and 1941 stampless cover with printed 'Consulado General de la Republica de China' & consulate cachet sent to USA. (4 items) - Est £45

Nigeria

Lot 1141 - 1876 - LAGOS: 1d lilac mauve QV issue, wmk 'Crown CC', perf 14, a fine lightly used copy. (SG 10, Cat £21) - Est £10

Lot 1142 - 1882 - LAGOS: 3d chestnut and 1/- orange QV issue both good used. (SG 19 & 26, Cat £36) - Est £16

Lot 1143 - 1884 - LAGOS: 1/- orange QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 26, Cat £23) - Est £10

Lot 1144 - 1904 - LAGOS: 2/6 green & carmine EVII issue on ordinary paper, a good mint copy. (SG 61, Cat £28) - Est £12

Lot 1145 - 1904 - LAGOS: 5/- green & blue EVII issue on ordinary paper, a good mint copy. (SG 62, Cat £26) - Est £12

Lot 1146 - 1905 - LAGOS: Cover franked with single 1904 2½d dull purple & blue on blue EVII issue (SG 47) tied by POST OFFICE LAGOS WEST AFRICA cds dated 3 JUN 1905. Addressed to SWITZERLAND with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £15

Lot 1147 - 1892 - NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE - OIL RIVERS: 1d lilac and 2½d purple on blue OPT on QV issue of Great Britain, both fine mint. (SG 2 & 4, Cat £29) - Est £14

Lot 1148 - 1892 - NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE - OIL RIVERS: 1d lilac with part BONNY RIVER cds, 2d grey green & carmine two copies with part OLD CALABAR RIVER cds's and 2½d purple on blue with full strike of BONNY RIVER cds small corner fault. (SG 2/4, Cat £32) - Est £15

Lot 1149 - 1894 - NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE: 2½d carmine lake QV issue compound perf 14-15 x 12-13, a good unused copy with part O.G. (SG 48b, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 1150 - 1894 - NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE: Small range with 1894 5d grey lilac cds used, 1894 No wmk issue ½d deep green, 1d vermilion, 2d lake & 5d purple all mint plus 2½d pale blue unused plus 1/- black cds used and 1897 ½d green mint and 2½d slat blue used. (SG 49, 51a, 52a, 53, 54a, 55, 56a, 66 & 69, Cat £121) - Est £45

Lot 1151 - 1894 - NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE: ½d vermilion two used copies with OPOBO RIVER and FORCADOS RIVER cds's, 2½d pale blue used with light strike of the rare BAKANA cancel and 2d lake with BONNY RIVER cds. (SG 52a, 53, 54a & 67) - Est £25

Lot 1152 - 1899 - NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE: 1d vermilion on buff QV postal stationery card of Great Britain with 'NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE' opt used with two strikes of BONNY cds dated FEB 11 1899. Addressed to GERMANY with PAID LIVERPOOL BR. PACKET transit cds in red on front. Full commercial message on reverse. - Est £45

Lot 1153 - 1902 - NORTHERN NIGERIA: 2/6 green & ultramarine EVII issue, wmk 'Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 17, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 1154 - 1905 - NORTHERN NIGERIA: 2d dull purple & yellow EVII issue on ordinary paper, a fine mint copy. (SG 22, Cat £26) - Est £10

Lot 1155 - 1905 - NORTHERN NIGERIA: 1/- green & black EVII issue on ordinary paper, a mint copy. Couple of light gum tones. (SG 26, Cat £70) - Est £20

Lot 1156 - 1912 - NORTHERN NIGERIA: 2/6 black & red on blue & 5/- green & red on yellow GV issue, wmk 'Multi Crown CA', both fine mint copies. (SG 49/50, Cat £42) - Est £20

Lot 1157 - 1903 - SOUTHERN NIGERIA: 2d grey black & chestnut, 1/- green & black and 2/6 grey black & brown EVII issue, wmk 'Crown CA' all good to fine mint, couple of light tone spots on the 2/6. (SG 12 & 16/17, Cat £110) - Est £40

Lot 1158 - 1914 - 5/- green & red on buff GV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 10d, Cat £80) - Est £40

Lot 1159 - 1925 - 3d blue GV Registered Postal Stationery envelope (H&G C2) used with added 1921 1d rose carmine and 2d grey tied by CALABAR REGISTERED oval cancels with blue & white formula registration label alongside. Addressed to USA with transit & arrival marks on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 1160 - 1936 - ½d to 5/- GV 'Pictorial' issue, fine mint. (SG 34/43, Cat £46+) - Est £20

Lot 1161 - 1938 - 4d orange GVI issue, a fine unmounted mint top marginal copy. (SG 54, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 1162 - 1938 - 4d orange GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 54, Cat £50) - Est £24

Lot 1163 - 1948 - GVI 'Silver Wedding' issue, the pair fine mint. (SG 62/3, Cat £17+) - Est £10

Lot 1164 - 1953 - £1 black & violet QE2 issue top value, a fine mint copy. (SG 80, Cat £38) - Est £18

Nyasaland

Lot 1165 - 1891 - 1d black, 2d sea green & vermilion, 4d reddish chestnut & black, 8d rose lake & ultramarine and 1/- grey brown 'B.C.A.' opt issue all fine mint (the 8d is unused). (SG 1/3 & 6/7, Cat £98) - Est £45

Lot 1166 - 1891 - Useful used range with 1d, 2d, 4d, 6d (both shades) & 1/- 'B.C.A.' opts, 1897 1d & 2d, 1901 'Colour Change' set of three and 1903 EVII issue 1d (3), 2d, 4d (2) and 1/-. Mixed condition but generally good to fine. (SG 1/5, 7, 43/4, 57d/58, 59/61 & 62b, Cat £136) - Est £45

Lot 1167 - 1891 - Range of issues all used on piece with 1891 6c deep blue 'B.C.A.' opt tied by BLANTYRE cds dated 'JUL 7 9F' in error, 2d sea green & vermilion and 4d reddish chestnut & black 'B.C.A.' opts tied by barred 'B' cancel, 1897 1d black & ultramarine tied by FORT JOHNSTON cds dated 1900 and 2d black & yellow tied by BLANTYRE cds dated 1898. (4 items) - Est £12

Lot 1168 - 1895 - 1d on 2d sea green & vermilion 'Provisional' OPT issue, a fine unused example. (SG 20, Cat £42) - Est £20

Lot 1169 - 1895 - 6d black & blue 'Arms of the Protectorate' issue, no watermark, a fine mint copy. (SG 24, Cat £95) - Est £45

Lot 1170 - 1897 - 2/6 black & ultramarine postally used with fine CHINDE cds dated 1898 plus 2/6 black & ultramarine and 4/- black & carmine both fiscally used. (SG 48 & 50) - Est £35

Lot 1171 - 1938 - GVI 'definitive' issue, the set of eighteen fine mint. (SG 130/143, Cat £225) - Est £110

Lot 1172 - 1945 - GVI 'Definitive' issue, the set of fourteen fine mint. (SG 144/157, Cat £85) - Est £40

Panama

Lot 1173 - 1892 - 5c blue and 10c orange 'Map' issue both used with fine strikes of 'INTRODUCIDA TARDE A.P.N. de PANAMA' cds's dated 1893 & 1895. (SG 12c/12d) - Est £10

Lot 1174 - 1892 - Correspondence of six 1892-1898 period stampless 'Captain Bass' wrappers sent from COLON to PANAMA CITY, addressed to 'Captain F Bass, Pacific Navigation Co., Panama' a few are without postal markings but the majority have COLON cds's in blue and some have PANAMA arrival marks or the large 'TELEGRAM' cachet. Interesting lot. (6 items) - Est £40

 

Lot 1175 - 1895 - Incoming Colombian 2c black on buff postal stationery card (H&G 13) datelined 'El Cable, Buenaventura, Colombia' with BUENAVENTURA cds dated 22 OCT 1895. Addressed to 'T. C. Heaven Esq. Vapor Manavi c/o Agency PSNC, Panama' with fine strike of A.P.N. DE PANAMA COLOMBIA arrival cds on reverse dated 24 OCT 1895. A very rare marking where less than five strikes are known and this is the only one on cover as the others are on loose stamps. The card has a vertical and horizontal crease along the bottom and right hand edges. (See Panama Postal Markings by J Cross Page IIA-3) - Est £150

Lot 1176 - 1903 - B&W PPC 'Colon, Columbus Statue and Lesseps Palace' franked on message side with 1892 5c blue MAP issue (SG 12c) tied by fine COLON cds dated 21 JUL 1903. Addressed to FRANCE with transit and arrival cds's. Small tear at base. - Est £25

Lot 1177 - 1904 - 50c bistre brown 'Third Panama' opt issue (Both PANAMAs reading up or down) two fine unused copies with small and large PANAMAs. (SG 65 & 65b - Note that SG incorrectly lists the third & fourth printings the wrong way round) - Est £12

Lot 1178 - 1906 - Large study lot of 'Map' SURCHARGE issues with many used & unused blocks of four & six plus a few of eight, nine and ten, plus many pairs and strips of 3, 4 and 5 and many singles mint (most with dried gum) & used inc 1c on 20c slate violet, 2c on 50c bistre brown and 5c on 1p lake values. Condition mixed. (100's, SG 138/40) - Est £65

Lot 1179 - 1906 - 1c on 20c slate violet MAP 'Surcharge' issue with variety OPT INVERTED mint and 2c on 50c brown with variety OPT DOUBLE unused. (SG 138f & 139e) - Est £15

Lot 1180 - 1906 - 2c on 50c bistre brown MAP 'Surcharge' issue with variety OPT INVERTED, a fine unused copy. (SG 139d) - Est £10

Lot 1181 - 1911 - REVENUES: 40c orange 'Timbre Nacional' REVENUE issue, Perkins Bacon PROOF impression block of 4 showing two full impressions and four partial impressions, imperf without gum. Very unusual. - Est £10

Lot 1182 - 1911 - REVENUES: Nice group of 'Timbre Nacional' REVENUE items with 1911 40c blue & 40c orange, 1916 10c blue and 20c yellow and 1925 1c green all IMPERF PLATE PROOFS plus 1933 issue with '1933 1934' opts 10c blue, 20c yellow, 40c red orange & 60c brown all fine mint. (9) - Est £25

Lot 1183 - 1924 - 'Arms' definitive issue, the set of ten fine mint. (SG 198/207) - Est £15

Lot 1184 - 1926 - 20c black & brown 'EXPRESO' opt issue, a fine unused copy with variety OPT DOUBLE. Uncommon. (SG E221b) - Est £25

Lot 1185 - 1937 - '50th Anniversary of the Fire Brigade' POSTAGE issue, the set of six fine mint. (SG 325/30) - Est £20

Lot 1186 - 1939 - '25th Anniversary of Opening of the Panama Canal' AIR issue, the set of eight fine mint. (SG 366/73) - Est £15

Lot 1187 - 1949 - 5c orange with variety '1874 - 1949 U.P.U.' OPT DOUBLE BOTH INVERTED. A good mint copy. (SG 500b var) - Est £20

Lot 1188 - 1950 - REVENUES: Circa 1950 5b orange brown TIMBRE DE GANADERIA 'Cows Head' revenue issue, a fine mint strip of three with stamps lettered 'A', 'B' and 'C' with stamp A having an Arms design instead of the Cows head and each stamp with a blank tablet at base. Printed by Thomas de la Rue and possibly a proof. - Est £16

Lot 1189 - 1952 - Airmail cover franked with the 1952 AIRMAIL 'Surcharge' issue (SG 524/6, cat £30) plus 1951 1c black & green TAX stamp (SG 519) all tied by large PANAMA first day cds's dated 20 FEB 1952 with boxed REG mark alongside. Addressed to USA with arrival cds's on reverse. - Est £20

Lot 1190 - 1959 - 1c light emerald & black 'Youth Rehabilitation Institute' Obligatory Tax issue a fine mint IMPERF BETWEEN HORIZONTAL PAIR. (SG 675 var) - Est £12

Lot 1191 - 1909-1935 - ISLAND MAIL: 1935 cover to CANADA franked with 2 x 1924 1c green 'Arms' issue (SG 199, some staining around stamps) tied by TABOGA cds, the P.O. on Taboga Island off the west coast of Panama. Also two PPCs of Taboga Island dated in manuscript 1909 & 1918 but not sent from the island. Interesting group. (3 items) - Est £40

Lot 1192 - 1926-1945 - 1926 2c red PSE used with fine AGUADULCE cds, 1944 censored cover franked 2c & 1c tied by GUARARE cds's to Argentina and 1945 airmail cover with 15c & 1c tied by CHITRE cds to Argentina with fine strike of straight line 'AEREO-Chitre' marking in purple. (3 items) - Est £35

Panama - Canal Zone

Lot 1193 - 1904 - 8c on 50c bistre brown MAP issue of Panama (type 2 overprint), a fine unused copy with variety 'CANAL ZONE' OVERPRINT OMITTED and PANAMA OVERPRINT DOUBLE. No gum but very scarce. (SG 16 variety) - Est £150

Lot 1194 - 1904 - 1c blue green USA issue with 'CANAL ZONE PANAMA' opt in black, a fine mint copy. (SG 4, Cat £44) - Est £20

Lot 1195 - 1904 - Small MAP range with 'CANAL ZONE' opts with 1904 1c green & 2c carmine, 8c on 50c bistre brown Type 5 opt and 1906 1c on 20c slate violet type 10 and 2c on 1p lake type 11 all good to fine used. (SG 9/10, 14 & 21/2, Cat £38+) - Est £20

Lot 1196 - 1906 - 1c black & green, 2c black & scarlet, 5c black & dull blue and 10c black & violet 'Hamilton' issue with CANAL ZONE reading down all fine mint. (SG 26/8 & 30, Cat £37+) - Est £15

Lot 1197 - 1909 - 1c black & green with 'CANAL ZONE' opt Type 4, a fine mint copy. (SG 47, Cat £39) - Est £15

Lot 1198 - 1912 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Colour PPC 'Colon, Hospital Canal Co.' franked on message side with 1909 1c black & green (SG 35) tied by fine strike of N.Y. & CANAL ZONE R.P.O. NORTH duplex cds dated DEC 15 1912. Addressed to USA. Very attractive. - Est £45

Lot 1199 - 1913 - Pair of printed 'Isthmian Canal Commission' OFFICIAL BUSINESS covers one franked with 1909 2c black & vermilion (SG 36) tied by ANCON cds and the other franked with 2 x 1909 2c black & vermilion (SG 41) tied by EMPIRE cds. Both addressed to USA. - Est £15

Lot 1200 - 1917 - 24c black & brown 'Gatun Lock' issue of Panama with 'CANAL ZONE' opt. A fine mint copy. (SG 61, Cat £46) - Est £20

Lot 1201 - 1918 - 2c red & black PSE of Panama with 'CANAL ZONE' opt in black (H&G B2) used with fine CRISTOBAL duplex cds dated DEC 2 1918. Addressed to USA. - Est £20

Lot 1202 - 1921 - 5c blue 'Centenary of Independence' issue with 'CANAL ZONE' opt reading down, a fine mint copy. (SG 66a, Cat £70) - Est £35

Lot 1203 - 1921 - 15c pale blue 'Independence Centenary' issue of Panama with 'CANAL ZONE' opt in black, a fine mint copy. (SG 68, Cat £60) - Est £25

Lot 1204 - 1929 - 10c on 5c blue 'Postage Due' OPT issue, a fine used block of eight on piece. (SG D123, Cat £26) - Est £15

Lot 1205 - 1929 - FIRST FLIGHT: 2c carmine postal stationery envelope (H&G B9) used with added 1929 25c on 2c carmine AIR opt issue (SG 119) tied by CRISTOBAL cds dated FEB 10 1929. Flown on the Cristobal - Miami, USA first flight with first flight cachet in blue on front and transit & arrival marks on reverse. (Muller #13) - Est £20

Lot 1206 - 1930 - Postage Due' SURCHARGE issue, the set of four in fine mint blocks of four. (SG D120/3, Cat £100) - Est £50

Lot 1207 - 1933 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Long 'Boyd Brothers Inc, Panama' cover (Boyd Brothers were one of the SCADTA agents in Panama City) franked with 1931 pair 10c orange and 20c violet AIR issue (SG 129 & 131) tied by three strikes of THE PANAMA CANAL R.P.O. TR 6' duplex cds dated SEP 22 1933. Sent airmail to USA. - Est £35

Lot 1208 - 1915-1979 - Group of covers with tatty 1915 censored cover to UK with fine THE PANAMA CANAL RPO TR 6 cds, 1926 5c USA opt issue on cover to USA, 1925 FF to Costa Rica, 1939 long 'O H M S' cover with 5c to UK, 1939 GB ½d & 1d on cover tied by ANCON cds with large 'PAQUEBOT' marking in purple, 1951 Furness Line cover with manuscript 'S/S Pacific Unity' endorsement to UK & 1979 13c violet PSE with added stamps sent INSURED from BALBOA to USA with INSURED cachet in red. (8 items) - Est £40

Papua New Guinea

Lot 1209 - 1907 - 2/6 black & brown 'Lakatoi' issue with small 'Papua' opt, a very fine unused copy without gum. (SG 37, Cat £50) - Est £12

Lot 1210 - 1907 - ½d black & green 'Lakatoi' issue with small 'Papua' opt, a fine mint copy. (SG 38, Cat £23) - Est £10

Lot 1211 - 1908 - 2/6 black & brown small 'Papua' opt issue with 'O.S.' official perfin, a superb cds used copy. (SG O1, Cat £38) - Est £18

Lot 1212 - 1908 - OFFICIAL ISSUES: ½d black & yellow green, 2d black & purple and 6d black & myrtle green plus 1911 ½d to 2½d, 6d and 1/-  'Mono-coloured' issue all with 'O.S.' official PERFINS fine cds used. (SG O14, O16, O19, O38/41 & O43/4, Cat £87+) - Est £35

Lot 1213 - 1918 - NEW GUINEA: 5/- grey & yellow 'Roo' issue with 'N.W. PACIFIC ISLANDS' opt, a fine used copy with cds cancel. (SG 116, Cat £70) - Est £35

Lot 1214 - 1931 - 'Lakatoi' issue with 'O.S.' official opt, the set of twelve fine mint. Scarce set. (SG O55/66, Cat £130) - Est £65

Lot 1215 - 1931 - NEW GUINEA: 1d green, 3d blue, 4d olive green & 1/- pale blue green with 'AIR MAIL' opt plus 1932 ½d orange and 1931 1d green corner marginal imprint block of four with the earlier AIR MAIL & 'Plane' opt all fine mint. (SG 164, 167/8, 172, 190 & 138, Cat £30+) - Est £15

Lot 1216 - 1932 - 1/3 on 5/- black & deep green and 9d on 2/6 maroon & pale pink 'Surcharge' issue both fine mint. (SG 123/4, Cat £19) - Est £10

Lot 1217 - 1932 - NEW GUINEA: 1d green (2), 1½d claret, 2d vermilion, 2½d green, 3d blue (2), 4d olive green, 5d deep blue green & 2/- dull lake Airmail issue all cds used. (SG 177/180, 179a, 181/2 & 186, Cat £92+) - Est £40

Lot 1218 - 1939 - NEW GUINEA: ½d to 5d 'AIRMAIL POSTAGE' issue, all fine mint. (SG 212/18, Cat £67+) - Est £30

Lot 1219 - 1939 - NEW GUINEA: 6d bistre brown 'AIRMAIL POSTAGE' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 219, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 1220 - 1939 - NEW GUINEA: £1 olive green 'AIRMAIL POSTAGE' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 225, Cat £140) - Est £70

Lot 1221 - 1960 - Postage due issue opt 'Postal Charges', the set of five fine mint. (SG D2/6, Cat £55) - Est £25

Paraguay

Lot 1222 - 1878 - 5c on 1r bright rose 'Lion' SURCHARGE issue with handstamp struck diagonally in black. A fine mint copy with gum, three good margins, just touched at left. (SG 8, Cat £100) - Est £60

Lot 1223 - 1878 - 5c on 2r dull blue 'Lion' SURCHARGE issue with handstamp sideways. A cds used copy with four margins. The stamp has a repaired tear at base and is creased but is fine looking from the front with the correct genuine surcharge. (SG 9, Cat £425) - Est £100

Lot 1224 - 1881 - 4c LION issue 'L Goumand, Buenos Aires' IMPERF COLOUR TRIALS in black, brown, blue & red. All very fine. (AS SG 22) - Est £20

Lot 1225 - 1884 - 2c dull rose 'Kraft' issue, perf 12½, an IMPERF BETWEEN horizontal pair, used with each stamp cancelled with a manuscript 'X' in blue crayon. (SG 25b var) - Est £20

Lot 1226 - 1892 - TELEGRAPHS: 40c black, grey & orange 'Telegraph' issue used with part ASUNCION postal cds dated 1901. Small thin on reverse but scarce. (Barefoot #4, Cat £50) - Est £20

Lot 1227 - 1898 - 2c green postal stationery lettecard (H&G A9 with outer perforations removed) used with fine strike of PIRAYU cds dated 23 JAN 1898. Addressed to ASUNCION with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 1228 - 1904 - 1p black & chestnut UNISSUED 'Official' NATIONAL PALACE type, a fine mint copy. (SG O130) - Est £45

Lot 1229 - 1904 - 1p black & rose red UNISSUED 'Official' NATIONAL PALACE type, a fine mint copy. (SG O132) - Est £45

Lot 1230 - 1909 - Cover franked with 1909 5c orange, 20c yellow, 20c deep lilac and 30c dull blue 'Lion' issue with '1909' opts (SG 200, 203/4 & 206) tied by ASUNCION cds's in purple. Addressed to CHILE with arrival marks on reverse. An attractive franking. - Est £12

Lot 1231 - 1921 - Colour PPC 'Villa Rica' franked on picture side with 1910 2 x 5c blue green and 1913 2 x 20c rose (SG 209 & 230) tied by AZUCARERA cds's. Addressed to AUSTRIA with ARGENTINIAN transit cds on reverse. - Est £30

Lot 1232 - 1922 - INVERTED CENTRE: 1p blue & brown 'National Palace' issue, a fine mint copy with variety CENTRE INVERTED. An underrated variety. (SG 255a) - Est £25

Lot 1233 - 1922 - INVERTED CENTRE: 20p red & black UNOFFICIAL 'Revolution' issue with variety CENTRE INVERTED. A mint copy. Some light creasing. Uncommon. - Est £20

Lot 1234 - 1922 - INVERTED CENTRE: 50c + 1p red & blue 'Red Cross' UNISSUED stamp for the revolution of 'Coronel Chirife' a fine unused copy with variety CENTRE INVERTED. Some thinning on reverse but scarce. (Kneitschel #1a) - Est £35

Lot 1235 - 1927 - Colour PPC 'El Teatro, Asuncion' franked on picture side with pair 1926 2c on 5c pale blue (SG 276) tied by RECOLETA cds in purple with second strike alongside and additional strike on reverse. Addressed to ROUMANIA. - Est £40

Lot 1236 - 1930 - UNISSUED: 1p 50c + 50c red on yellow 'Agricultural College Fund' UNISSUED type a fine mint copy. (As SG 390 see note) - Est £10

Lot 1237 - 1932 - 'Triangular' ZEPPELIN issue, the set of five fine mint. (SG 435/9) - Est £20

Lot 1238 - 1932 - 4p bright ultramarine 'Triangular' ZEPPELIN' issue, a fine mint IMPERF PAIR with a little light creasing. (SG 435 var) - Est £25

Lot 1239 - 1935 - 'Church of the Incarnation' issue, the set of six fine mint. (SG 483/87a) - Est £20

Lot 1240 - 1939 - INVERTED CENTRE: 50c orange & black 'Asuncion University' issue a fine mint copy with variety CENTRE INVERTED. (SG 507) - Est £35

Lot 1241 - 1945 - 'President Morinigo's Goodwill Visits' AIR issue, the set of seven fine mint. (SG 613/19, Cat £29+) - Est £15

Peru

Lot 1242 - 1849 - INCOMING MAIL: Pair of covers from FRANCE endorsed 'Via Panama' and 'Paquebot a vapeur voi d'Angleterre' with PARIS or BORDEAUX cds's dated 1849 or 1850 on front and various other French markings inc boxed 'P.P.' and 'P.D.'. Addressed to LIMA with large British PAID cds also on front. (2 items) - Est £40

Lot 1243 - 1858 - 1d pale blue 'First Issue' with wavy lines, a fine lightly used copy with good to large margins. (SG 3, Cat £48) - Est £25

Lot 1244 - 1858 - 1d blue 'First Issue' with wavy lines, a fine lightly used copy with 'CAXAM' dotted cancel of CAJAMARCA, four margins. (SG 3a, Cat £48) - Est £25

Lot 1245 - 1858 - 1p vermilion 'Large Lettering' issue a fine lightly used copy, four large margins. (SG 7, Cat £65) - Est £30

Lot 1246 - 1858 - Page of CLASSIC issues, mixed condition with 6 x 1858-60 1d blue & 3 x 1p red, 7 x 1862 1d red, 1 x 1863 1p brown, 16 x 1868 1d green, 1 x 1871 5c red TRAIN issue and 2 x 1872 1p yellow. Includes a couple of postmarks with MOQUEGUA, PAITA, JAUJA and HUANCAYO noted. Needs checking for shades & printings etc. Most stamps have small faults. (36 stamps, SG Cat £535+) - Est £100

Lot 1247 - 1858 - ½p orange yellow 'First Issue', a good used copy, four tight margins. A rare stamp. (SG 5, Cat £375) - Est £200

Lot 1248 - 1860 - 1d blue and 1d deep blue 'Zigzag' background issue with RETOUCH (Large CO in CORREOS', 'large O in PORTE' and 'line missing through EOS at right). Both stamps mint with gum mostly good but tight margins (as is usual with this issue) Rare in mint condition. (SG 12 & 12a, Cat £450)) - Est £200

Lot 1249 - 1860 - 1d blue 'Zigzag' background issue with RETOUCH (Large CO in CORREOS', 'large O in PORTE' and 'line missing through EOS at right), a fine used four margin copy with 'JAUJA' lozenge cancel in black. (SG 12) - Est £20

Lot 1250 - 1860 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: Cover datelined 'Lima 14 Juillet 1860' with good strike of CALLAO British P.O. cds on reverse dated AUG 4 1860. Addressed to FRANCE rated '90' decimes with hexagonal 'G B 2F 87 5/10c' accountancy mark on front. Various other transit & arrival marks on front & reverse. - Est £30

Lot 1251 - 1861 - Complete folded letter franked with 1860 1p rose 'Zigzag' background issue (SG 9a) with three tight margins, touching at base tied by fine ADMON PRAL DE CORREOS TACNA cds dated 13 MAR 1861. Addressed to COCHABAMBA, BOLIVIA. Very fine & attractive. - Est £120

Lot 1252 - 1862 - 1d red 'LeCoq' issue on thin paper (early impression) with variety FRAME STRUCK SIDEWAYS, a fine used copy with light cds. Three good margins, tight to touching at right. Very scarce. (SG 15a) - Est £120

 

Lot 1253 - 1862 - Complete folded letter franked with single 1860 1d blue 'Zigzag' background issue with RETOUCH (SG 12, Shading line through right hand EOS of CORREOS omitted), three margins, cut into at right tied by Lima 'Grid' cancel with fine LIMA cds dated 29 JUN 1862 alongside. Addressed to ITALY with French 'OUTRE-MER VOIE D' ANGL. (3) maritime cds in red on front and Italian arrival marks on reverse. A rare cover with this issue used to Europe. - Est £180

Lot 1254 - 1864 - Complete folded letter franked with a superb 1862 1d pink 'LeCoq' issue on thick paper with four huge margins (SG 15b) tied by superb strike of TRUXILLO cds dated 9 AUG 1864. Addressed to LIMA with arrival cds on reverse. Very attractive. - Est £50

Lot 1255 - 1864 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: Complete folded letter datelined 'Arequipa Junio 7 de 1864' with fine AREQUIPA cds on front. Sent via the British Post Office at Islay with fine strike of ISLAY British P.O. cds dated JUN 8 1864 on reverse. Addressed to USA with PANAMA British P.O. cds struck in transit with red 'PAID TO PANAMA' marking and 'STEAMSHIP 10' arrival mark all on front. Cover has a tear at front left but mail from the British P.O. at Islay is very scarce. - Est £100

Lot 1256 - 1868 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: 1d green 'LeCoq' issue a four margin copy used on piece in combination with Great Britain 1867 6d grey QV issue, Plate 12 both tied by two strikes of barred numeral 'C38' of the British Post Office at Callao. Small faults but a nice combination piece. (SG 20a & Z45, Cat £210+) - Est £100

Lot 1257 - 1871 - 5c scarlet TRAIN issue a fine copy four margin copy used with part LIMA cds cancel. Very fine impression with good colour. (SG 21b, Cat £43) - Est £25

Lot 1258 - 1871 - Complete folded letter franked with 1868 1d yellow green 'LeCoq' issue (SG 20) tied by LIMA cds with good strike of CALLAO British Post Office cds on reverse. Addressed to FRANCE with 'G. B. 1F 90c' accountancy mark on front and various other transit and arrival marks on reverse. Also a similar cover front to France dated 1873. A very scarce issue on mail to Europe. (2 items) - Est £150

Lot 1259 - 1872 - 1p orange yellow 'LeCoq' issue, a superb looking four margin copy mint with full gum. Small thin on reverse but very scare in mint condition. (SG 22a, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 1260 - 1872 - Cover franked with 1868 1d green 'LeCoq' issue (SG 20a) tied by fine strike of barred numeral 'C38' of the British Posta Office at CALLAO with fine strike of CALLAO British P.O. cds dated FEB 14 1872 on reverse. Addressed to ITALY, taxed on arrival with added Italian 1870 30c magenta & orange and 2l brown & pale blue 'Postage Dues' (SG D27 & D34) tied by GENOVA cds's. Cover has various other transit & arrival marks. Rare. - Est £220

Lot 1261 - 1873 - 2c blue 'Llama' issue a fine unused copy without gum from the original printing. (SG 23, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 1262 - 1874 - 5c blue, 20c carmine (2), 50c green and 1s rose all used with large STAR cancels in red, black or blue. (SG 26 & 28/30) - Est £20

Lot 1263 - 1874 - POSTMARKS: A super lot of early POSTMARKS on the 1874-1890 Arms issues all identified with many better noted including Matucana in red (rare), Tarma, Sicuani, Tacna, Cajabamba, Paita, diamond Franca, Chota, Chiclayo, various oval Vapor types, Cork cancels, Huayla, Ayaviri, Huacho, Yauli, Casapalca, negative Juliaca in blue, Cabana en Puno, Santa Rosa, Huaras cds, manuscript 'Langa', various cog & florette types, Chorillos, Lomas, Tumbes, Concepcion, Ambo, 'Star' types and a few unidentified and a few basic stamps mint & used. An exceptional lot. (110) - Est £200

 

 

Lot 1264 - 1875 - POSTAGE DUE: Large piece franked with France pair 25c blue & 80c carmine 'Ceres' issue tied by dotted diamond '2145' numerals with LYON cds. Addressed to AREQUIPA and taxed on arrival with added Peru 1874 10c orange 'Postage Due' issue (SG D33) cancelled by 'DEFICIT 10 CENTAVOS' marking in black. Small faults but a rare item showing correct use a  postage due. - Est £75

Lot 1265 - 1881 - CIVIL WAR - AREQUIPA: 5 soles orange buff REVENUE issue with 'PROVISORIO 1881-1882' opt in black for use in AREQUIPA province. A fine unused copy attached to piece of backing paper as stamps were printed on very thin paper and are therefore fragile. A good example of a rare stamp. (See note below SG 82) - Est £75

Lot 1266 - 1881 - CIVIL WAR - AREQUIPA: 25c carmine 'Revenue' issue with 'PROVISIONAL 1881-1882' opt, five fine mint pairs including the missing '2' and missing '25' varieties. (SG 82, 82a & 82b + unlisted) - Est £30

Lot 1267 - 1881 - CIVIL WAR - AREQUIPA: Small range of 'Postal Fiscal' issues inc a couple with circular 'AREQUIPA' handstamps. Mixed condition used & unused. (11 stamps) - Est £35

Lot 1268 - 1883 - CIVIL WAR: Lovely study lot of 'Triangle' overprints on various issued inc with PLATA PERU and PLATA LIMA opts with values to 50c and 1s and also a few better POSTMARKS noted inc 'Star's and a nice HUARAS cds. Mixed condition mint & used. (46) - Est £40

Lot 1269 - 1883 - CIVIL WAR: 5c red 'postage Due' issue with circular 'LIMA CORREOS' opt in red and TRIANGLE opt Type 3 in black, PREPARED FOR USE BUT UNISSUED fine unused. - Est £20

Lot 1270 - 1883 - CIVIL WAR: 1c bistre brown, 5c red & 50c brown 'Postage Due' issue with circular LIMA CORREOS overprint in red additionally overprinted with TRIANGLE (Type 3), prepared for use but unissued. All unused with small faults. (SG Unlisted) - Est £60

Lot 1271 - 1883 - CIVIL WAR: 1c bistre brown pair and 20c blue 'Postage Due' issue with circular LIMA CORREOS overprint in red additionally overprinted with TRIANGLE (Type 4), prepared for use but unissued. The 1c pair is unused and 20c mint. (SG Unlisted) - Est £50

Lot 1272 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - ANCASH: 5c blue with diagonal 'FRANCA' handstamp in black used and 10c green with similar handstamp unused. (SG 69 & unlisted) - Est £25

Lot 1273 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - ANCASH: 5c ultramarine with small 'Wheel' handstamp in black. A fine used copy with part diamond 'FRANCA' cancel. (SG 70) - Est £20

Lot 1274 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - ANCASH: 10c green with small 'Wheel' handstamp in black. A fine unused copy. (SG 71) - Est £25

Lot 1275 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - ANCASH: 10c yellow 'Revenue' issue with diagonal 'FRANCA' handstamp in black. A good unused copy. (SG 78) - Est £30

Lot 1276 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - CHALA: 10c blue black with circular 'CHALA' handstamp in black fine used with oval 'LOMAS' cancel in black. Small perf fault at left. Scarce. (SG 109) - Est £15

Lot 1277 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - CHICLAYO: 5c blue with oval 'FRANCA' handstamp in black. A fine used copy. (SG 110) - Est £18

Lot 1278 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - CUZCO: 10c blue black with oval 'CUZCO' handstamp in black. A fine used copy. (SG 119) - Est £18

Lot 1279 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - CUZCO: 10c orange 'Postage Due' issue with oval 'FRANCO CUZCO' handstamp in black with manuscript 'Y' for YNUTILADA. A fine unused copy, couple of light tones. Scarce. (As SG 121) - Est £50

Lot 1280 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - HUACHO: 5c blue with large circular 'T' handstamp in black. A fine unused copy. (SG 126) - Est £16

Lot 1281 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - HUACHO: 10c blue black with large circular 'T' handstamp in black. A fine unused copy. (SG 128) - Est £25

Lot 1282 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - PAITA: 10c green with oval 'PAITA' handstamp in black, a fine mint copy with gum. (SG 157) - Est £25

Lot 1283 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR: 50c brown 'Postage Due' issue with the 1884 CORREOS LIMA 'Sun' opt in black, PREPARED FOR USE BUT UNISSUED. A used copy with blue 'Cork' cancel. Unusual. (See note below SG 277) - Est £35

Lot 1284 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR: 20c blue 'Postage Due' issue with the 1884 CORREOS LIMA 'Sun' opt in black, PREPARED FOR USE BUT UNISSUED. Fine mint. (See note below SG 277) - Est £25

Lot 1285 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - PISCO: 10c blue black with oval 'PISCO' handstamp in purple. A fine unused copy. (SG Unlisted) - Est £35

Lot 1286 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - MOQUEGUA: 10c green with framed 'MOQUEGUA' handstamp in carmine. A fine unused copy. (SG Unlisted) - Est £45

Lot 1287 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - CUZCO: 10c green with dotted 'CUZCO' handstamp in black. A fine unused copy. (SG Unlisted) - Est £15

Lot 1288 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - FORGERIES: Useful group of FORGED handstamps inc 10c with MOQUEGUA in red, 10c with oval PISCO in black and five fake 'YCA' handstamps on various values inc a Chilean 2c rose Roulette issue. (7 items) - Est £20

Lot 1289 - 1884 - CIVIL WAR - AREQUIPA: Small range of 'Arms' issues to 20c with circular 'AREQUIPA' handstamps in various colours. Mixed condition used & unused. (8 stamps) - Est £35

Lot 1290 - 1885 - CIVIL WAR - CUZCO: 5c olive grey with dotted 'CUZCO' handstamp in black. A fine looking mint copy with gum. Small thin on reverse. Rare. (SG 122, Cat £200) - Est £150

Lot 1291 - 1885 - CIVIL WAR - CUZCO: 10c slate with oval 'CUZCO' handstamp in black. A fine unused copy. (SG 125) - Est £10

Lot 1292 - 1885 - CIVIL WAR - MOQUEGUA: 10c slate with dotted 'MOQUEA' handstamp in violet used with small part purple cds. Stamp has three margins but heavily cut into at top left. Very scarce. (SG 154, Cat £120) - Est £60

Lot 1293 - 1885 - CIVIL WAR - AREQUIPA: Small range of 'Arms' & 'Bolognesi' issues with & without circular 'AREQUIPA' handstamps. Mixed condition used & unused. (10 stamps) - Est £25

Lot 1294 - 1886 - INCOMING MAIL: Cover from USA franked with 1882 5c grey brown 'Garfield' issue (SG 211b) tied by RICHMOND V.A. cds dated NOV 2 1886. Addressed to TACNA, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA with ARICA CHILE and TACNA CHILE arrival marks on reverse (the cover arrived after TACNA was ceded to the Chileans as a result of the Pacific War. Small faults. - Est £25

Lot 1295 - 1895 - TUMBES REVOLUTION: 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c & 1s 'Provisional' issue, the set of five IMPERF PROOFS in black on glazed paper. Rare. (As SG 319/323) - Est £150

Lot 1296 - 1895 - 'Installation of President Pierola' issue the set of seven mint, the 50c & 1s are unused . (SG 328/334, Cat £65) - Est £30

Lot 1297 - 1895 - POSTMARKS: A super lot of later period POSTMARKS on 1895-1920 issues all identified with many better noted including Huancayo, Abancay, Chachapoyas, Ambo, Chiclayo, Cajabamba, Caraz, Chota, Eten, Jauja, Lomas, Payta, Pacasmayo, Chepen, Ylo, Contumaza, Huanuco, Yquitos, Celedin, oval Vapor (late use), various 'Fuera de Valija' types, Paucartambo (rare), Miraflores, Yauli, Oroya, Salamanco, Huancano, Huaraz, Barranco, Pilcomayo, Samanco, Chectuyoc (scarce) & chinca-alta, also a few unidentified types and a few basic stamps. A great lot. (69) - Est £130

Lot 1298 - 1895 - BERMUDEZ HEADS: Registered AR cover franked on reverse with 1894 strip of three 2c violet and 2 x 10c green with 'Bermudez Head' overprint (SG 296 & 299) all tied by LIMA cds's dated MAY 12 1895 with boxed registration marking and circular 'AR' marking on front. Addressed to BELGIUM with transit and arrival marks on front & reverse. Very attractive. - Est £95

Lot 1299 - 1896 - 5c prussian blue 'Pizarro' issue, a fine IMPERF PLATE PROOF on thick card. Ex ABNCo. Archive. (SG 339) - Est £12

Lot 1300 - 1896 - 1c yellow green postal stationery wrapper (H&G E5) used with LIMA cds to ECUADOR and 2c blue wrapper (H&G E2) used with LIMA cds to TRUJILLO with 'Italian Legation' handstamp on reverse. Nice items in used condition. (2) - Est £20

Lot 1301 - 1908 - 10c black with 'EXPRESO' opt in black, a fine cds used copy. (SG E373) - Est £15

Lot 1302 - 1918 - Cover franked with 1909 4c vermilion and pair 1918 5c black & blue 'Portrait' issue (SG 375 & 409a) tied by ICA cds's to USA and 1926 cover franked with 4 x 1924 5c black 'Battle of Ayacucho' issue (SG 443) tied by JULIACA cds's to USA. (2 items) - Est £18

Lot 1303 - 1924 - 2s light blue 'Battle of Ayacucho' issue, top value fine mint. (SG 448, Cat £35) - Est £20

Lot 1304 - 1930 - MARITIME: Cover franked with USA 1929 2c carmine (SG 681) tied by CORREOS HUACHO cds sent by ship to USA with oval HUACHO cancel and LIMA transit cds on reverse. Unusual. - Est £35

Lot 1305 - 1931 - 2c olive green LITHO issue a fine mint copy with variety STAMP PRINTED DOUBLE. Slightly rough perfs at base but a striking variety. (SG 500 var). - Est £15

Lot 1306 - 1931 - 50c lilac 'Litho' issue with variety STAMP PRINTED IN REVERSE. A fine mint copy. Believed to be clandestine printings. (SG 505 var) - Est £25

Lot 1307 - 1931 - 10c orange postal stationery lettercard (H&G A4 with outer perforations removed) used with added 1930 3 x 2c on 10c vermilion and 3 x 10c vermilion 'Shield' OPT issue (SG 477 & 479) tied by TRUJILLO cds's dated FEB 9 1931. Addressed to USA. Scarce. - Est £30

Lot 1308 - 1932 - 2c purple brown and 10c purple brown 'Harrison' POSTAGE DUE issue, the 'Photogravure' printing. The pair in fine blocks of eight, each stamp with 'CANCELLED' overprint in black, applied to demonetise the stamps. (SG D512/D513) - Est £35

Lot 1309 - 1934 - Nice group of gummed 'Waterlow' IMPERF PLATE PROOFS inc 1933 2c dull purple 'Pro Descupados' TAX issue, 1934 2c bright purple & 10c scarlet, 1938 2c bright emerald pair, 50c greenish blue, 2s blue green, 5c brown purple pair, 25c blue green pair and 70c slate blue. (12 proofs, As SG 526, 537, 539, 640, 645, 647, 650, 653 & 656) - Est £35

Lot 1310 - 1935 - 2c 'Children's Holiday Camp' DEFINITIVE issue, a fine 'Waterlow' COLOUR TRIAL PROOF in greenish black with 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD SPECIMEN' opt in black and small hole punch. (As SG 640) - Est £10

Lot 1311 - 1936 - 'Santa Rosa' AIR issue, the set of thirteen superb mint. (SG 596/608, Cat £180) - Est £95

Lot 1312 - 1936 - 10s brown & carmine 'Santa Rosa' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 608, Cat £110) - Est £65

Lot 1313 - 1938 - 10c maroon, 1sol orange and 1.50s sage green 'Pan American Congress' issue 'Waterlow' COLOUR TRIAL PROOFS in unissued colours with 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD SPECIMEN' opt in black and small hole punch. (As SG 663, 665 & 667) - Est £30

Lot 1314 - 1941 - 'FRANQUEO POSTAL' opt issue on Radio Station REVENUE issue, the set of five fine used. (SG 670/4) - Est £10

Lot 1315 - 1941 - PERU / ECUADOR BORDER WAR: Stampless mourning cover with manuscript 'Aereo' at top and fine strike of circular 'REGIMIENTO DE CABALLERIA No.5 COMANDANCIA' Arms cachet in purple on front & reverse to indicate that the letter was sent by a member of the Peruvian army with oval ADMINISTRACION DE CORREOS PASAJE marking in black on front & reverse and boxed 'CORREO AEREO' marking in purple on reverse. Addressed to SAN ISIDRO LIMA with oval arrival mark on front and arrival cds on reverse. Cover has been opened out for display. A rare Soldier's Letter from this short lived border war. - Est £200

Lot 1316 - 1948 - 'Olympic Games' issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 714/7, Cat £27) - Est £16

Lot 1317 - 1820-1854 - PRESTAMP: Group of items inc straight line PUNO in red on front to POTOSI, BOLIVIA, LIMA 1R 'Ring marking in blue on front to HUACHO, 1835 small envelope with complete letter inside with straight line AREQUIPA in red, sent to LIMA, 1835 stained letter with straight line TACNA in red to AREQUIPA, Tobacco front with fine straight line YCA in brown addressed to PALPA and 1854 folded letter from LIMA to Lanmann & Kemp, New York with STEAMSHIP 20 mark. Some covers have faults inc ink burns and worm holes. (6 items) - Est £60

Lot 1318 - 1883-1906 - Small written up collection of postal stationery, mostly unused but includes a few used. Noted various opts & surcharges. (34 items) - Est £60

Rhodesia

Lot 1319 - 1892 - ½d dull blue & vermilion, ½d deep blue and vermilion, 2d deep dull green & vermilion and 8d red & ultramarine 'Arms' issue all mint or unused. (SG 18/20 & 24, Cat £56+) - Est £25

Lot 1320 - 1892 - 4/- grey black & vermilion 'Arms' issue, a good used copy. (SG 26, Cat £55) - Est £25

Lot 1321 - 1896 - Small range of 'Arms' issue with 1896 1d and 8d Die 1 and ½d Die 2 plus 1897 issue 1d (MS cancel), 2d, 3d, 4d (2), 6d and 8d all good to fine used. (SG 29, 34, 41 & 67/72, Cat £41+) - Est £15

Lot 1322 - 1896 - 2d brown & mauve 'Arms' issue, Die 2, a good mint copy. (SG 43, Cat £35) - Est £16

Lot 1323 - 1896 - 3d pale claret 'BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY' opt issue a fine mint copy. (SG 61, Cat £55) - Est £26

Lot 1324 - 1897 - ½d grey black and purple, 1d scarlet & emerald, 2d brown & mauve, 3d brown red & slate blue and 8d green & mauve on buff 'Arms' issue all good to fine used. (SG 66/9 & 72, Cat £28+) - Est £12

Lot 1325 - 1897 - 6d dull purple & pink 'Arms' issue fine mint. (SG 71, Cat £24) - Est £10

Lot 1326 - 1898 - 1d rose 'Arms' issue with script 'Specimen' handstamp in black, gummed. (SG 77) - Est £20

Lot 1327 - 1905 - 1/- blue green 'Victoria Falls' issue, a superb used copy with VICTORIA FALLS cds. (SG 97, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 1328 - 1909 - 4d olive 'Arms' issue with variety 'RHODESIA' OPT INVERTED, a fine cds used copy. (SG 105b) - Est £12

Lot 1329 - 1910 - 4d black & orange 'Double Head' issue, a good cds used copy. (SG 140, Cat £32) - Est £12

Lot 1330 - 1913 - 2/- black & brown GV 'Admiral' issue, head Die 1, perf 14, a fine cds used copy. (SG 214, Cat £120) - Est £50

Lot 1331 - 1913 - 2d black & grey and 4d black & orange red 'Admiral' issue Die 2, perf 14, both fine mint. (SG 219 & 224, Cat £68) - Est £32

Lot 1332 - 1913 - 2d black & grey black (3), 2d black & grey, 2d black & brownish grey, 3d black & yellow (2), 3d black & ochre (2), 4d black & orange red, 5d black & green, 6d black & dull mauve, 6d black & bright mauve, 1/- black & light blue, 1/- black & pale blue green and 1/- black & greenish blue GV 'Admiral' issue, head Die 3B, perf 14 all good to fine used. (SG 256/7, 256d, 259/61, 264, 266, 266a, 271/2 & 272a, Cat £158+) - Est £40

Lot 1333 - 1913 - 4d black & orange red and 4d black & dull red GV 'Admiral' issue, head Die 3B, perf 14 both fine cds used copies. (SG 261/2, Cat £230+) - Est £80

Lot 1334 - 1933 - SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Colour PPC 'The Horseshoe Fall as seen from the rainforest' franked on message side with 1931 1½d chocolate GV issue (SG 16c) tied by VICTORIA FALLS cds, addressed to BELGIUM. Also 1949 cover franked with pair 1937 1d scarlet GVI issue (SG 41) tied by MARANDELLAS cds to UK. (2 items) - Est £15

Lot 1335 - 1953 - SOUTHERN RHODESIA: 'QE2' definitive issue, the set of fourteen fine cds used. (SG 78/91, Cat £130) - Est £65

Saint Lucia

Lot 1336 - 1864 - 1/- orange QV issue, wmk 'Crown CC', perf 12½, a fine lightly used copy. (SG 14b, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 1337 - 1864 - 6d pale lilac QV issue, wmk 'Crown CC', perf 14, a fine lightly used copy. (SG 17a, Cat £22) - Est £10

Lot 1338 - 1872 - LOCAL ISSUE: 6d purple 'St. Lucia Steam Conveyance Company' STEAMSHIP local issue, a mint block of four with toning on gum showing through a little on front. - Est £10

Lot 1339 - 1872 - LOCAL ISSUE: 1d bright blue, 3d pink and 6d purple 'St. Lucia Steam Conveyance Company' STEAMSHIP local issue, the set of three fine mint from the second printing with lighter white gum. - Est £15

Lot 1340 - 1881 - 2½d brown red QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 24, Cat £60) - Est £25

Lot 1341 - 1938 - 8d brown, 1/- brown, 2/- blue & purple, 3/- bright purple and 5/- black & mauve GVI issue all fine mint. (SG 134c/7, Cat £59+) - Est £26

Lot 1342 - 1949 - GVI 'New Currency' issue, the set of fourteen fine mint. (SG 146/59, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 1343 - 1967 - 1c crimson, two copies with 'STATEHOOD 1ST MARCH 1967' overprints in black and in red and 6c yellow brown with opt in black all PREPARED FOR USE BUT UNISSUED fine unmounted mint. (See note in SG) - Est £12

Saint Vincent

Lot 1344 - 1861 - 1d rose red QV issue, no wmk, rough perf 14-16, two good used copies, one a paler shade and 1862 6d deep green good used with red cancel.. (SG 1 & 4, Cat £47) - Est £20

Lot 1345 - 1875 - 1d black QV issue, wmk 'Small Star' sideways, perf 11-12½ x 15, four good used copies. (SG 22, Cat £64) - Est £25

Lot 1346 - 1875 - 1/- vermilion perf 12½ x 15 a fine used copy with oval Accountancy mark cancel. Underrated issue. (SG 24, Cat £85) - Est £30

Lot 1347 - 1880 - 1d olive green  QV issue used with fine central strike of CA cds of CALLIAQUA dated DEC 19 1881. Stamp has small stain spot on front but a very fine strike of the cancellation. (SG 29) - Est £15

Lot 1348 - 1885 - 5/- lake QV issue, wmk 'Crown CA', a fine mint copy. (SG 53, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 1349 - 1890 - Duplicated range of QV issues with 1890 4d yellow (6), 1893 5d on 6d lake/deep lake (7) inc one with an offset of the 'FIVE' of the opt in the gum and 1897 3d on 1d mauve (8) and a couple of REVENUE opts. (SG 56, 60a, 60b & 63, Cat £77) - Est £25

Lot 1350 - 1899 - ½d dull mauve & green QV issue, 1902 ½d dull purple & green EVII issue and 1907 1d carmine wmk Multi Crown CA all fine mint blocks of four. (SG 67, 76 & 95, Cat £43+) - Est £20

Lot 1351 - 1909 - Redrawn' definitive issue, the set of six fine mint. (SG 102/7, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 1352 - 1915 - ½d green on yellowish GV postal stationery wrapper (H&G E5) with large 'SPECIMEN' opt in black. - Est £10

Lot 1353 - 1938 - GVI 'Definitive' issue, the set of fifteen fine mint. (SG 149/59, Cat £60) - Est £30

Salvador

Lot 1354 - 1902 - Cover franked with 1900 5c slate blue and 13c dull orange 'Ceres' issue with 'Shield' opt type 1 (SG 434 & 436) tied by SANTA ANA cds dated OCT 29 1902. Addressed to GERMANY with transit and arrival marks on reverse. Difficult issue on cover. - Est £45

Lot 1355 - 1904 - 5c blue postal stationery envelope (H&G B76) used with oval SAN SALVADOR cancel and small boxed 'Trop Tard Ocurrio Tarde Too Late' marking and 1904 1c black 'Timbre de Instruccion Primaria' SCHOOL TAX stamp applied on reverse also tied by SAN SALVADOR 'Monogram' cancel. Addressed to ACAJUTLA with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 1356 - 1921 - Cover franked with the set of four 1921 'Centenary of Independence' OPT issue (SG 735a/d) tied by SAN SALVADOR cds's dated SEP 15 1921 (the second of three days where this issue was valid for use). Addressed locally. Scarce issue on cover. - Est £35

Lot 1357 - 1924 - 10c orange 'Map' issue with variety 'I OF ATLANTICO MISSING', a fine looking mint copy, couple of tones on gum. (SG 755a) - Est £10

Lot 1358 - 1925 - 5c grey black with variety 'OFICIAL' OPT INVERTED, a fine mint copy. (SG O764a) - Est £18

Lot 1359 - 1925 - 6c blue PSE (H&G B113) used with added 1925 2c on 60c violet 'Fourth Centenary of San Salvador' issue (SG 760) tied by SAN SALVADOR cds dated 3th August (possibly first day of issue) postage was evidently underpaid and then additionally franked with 1925 2c red (SG 751) tied by different SAN SALVADOR cds dated 4th DEC. Addressed to SPAIN with partial arrival cds on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 1360 - 1935 - 3c green 'ABNCo.' issue, a fine IMPERF PLATE PROOF on plain white gummed paper. (As SG 865) - Est £10

Lot 1361 - 1940 - 'Centenary of the First Postage Stamp' issue, the set of three fine mint. (SG 907/9, Cat £30) - Est £20

Lot 1362 - 1947 - 1c carmine 'Famous Salvadoreans' issue with 'OFICIAL' opt in black, a fine lightly used copy. (SG O959, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 1363 - 1947 - 2c yellow orange 'Famous Salvadoreans' issue with 'OFICIAL' opt in black, a fine lightly used copy. (SG O960, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 1364 - 1947 - 5c grey 'Famous Salvadoreans' issue with 'OFICIAL' opt in red, a fine lightly used copy. (SG O961, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 1365 - 1947 - 10c bistre 'Famous Salvadoreans' issue with 'OFICIAL' opt in red, a fine lightly used copy. (SG O962, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 1366 - 1947 - 20c green 'Famous Salvadoreans' issue with 'OFICIAL' opt in red, a fine lightly used copy. (SG O963, Cat £40) - Est £25

Lot 1367 - 1949 - '75th Anniversary of UPU' airmail issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 981/4, Cat £22) - Est £12

Sierra Leone

Lot 1368 - 1859 - 6d dull purple QV 'First' issue without watermark, a fine mint copy. (SG 1, Cat £250) - Est £95

Lot 1369 - 1876 - 1d rose red QV issue, wmk 'Crown CC', a good mint copy. Tiny thin on reverse. (SG 17, Cat £60) - Est £20

Lot 1370 - 1884 - 2d grey QV issue, wmk 'Crown CA', a fine mint copy. The key value of the set. (SG 30, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 1371 - 1893 - ½d green on buff QV postal stationery card and 1912 ½d + ½d green on buff GV postal stationery reply card (H&G 5 & 13) both with large 'SPECIMEN' opts in black. - Est £20

Lot 1372 - 1896 - ½d - 5/- QV definitive issue all fine mint. (SG 41/52, Cat £183+) - Est £85

Lot 1373 - 1896 - 2/- green & ultramarine QV issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 51, Cat £32) - Est £16

Lot 1374 - 1902 - 2d blue EVII postal stationery registered envelope (H&G C2) with large 'SPECIMEN' opt in black. - Est £10

Lot 1375 - 1907 - 6d dull & bright purple EVII issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 107, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 1376 - 1907 - 5/- green & red on yellow EVII issue, a good mint copy, heavily mounted. (SG 110, Cat £50) - Est £20

Lot 1377 - 1921 - 1/- black on emerald and 5/- red & green on yellow GV issue, wmk Multi Script CA, both fine mint copies. (SG 143 & 145, Cat £29) - Est £14

Lot 1378 - 1932 - ½d to 6d GV 'Pictorial' issue all fine cds used. (SG 155/62, Cat £44+) - Est £20

Lot 1379 - 1935 - GV 'Silver Jubilee' issue, the set of four fine mint. (SG 181/4, Cat £32) - Est £16

Lot 1380 - 1938 - 'GVI' definitive issue, the set of sixteen fine mint. (SG 188/200, Cat £140) - Est £65

Lot 1381 - 1938 - 1½d scarlet GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 190, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 1382 - 1938 - 2d mauve GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 191, Cat £50) - Est £20

Lot 1383 - 1938 - 5/- red brown and 10/- emerald green GVI issue fine mint. (SG 198/9, Cat £54) - Est £25

Lot 1384 - 1938 - 10/- emerald green GVI issue a fine cds used copy. (SG 199, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 1385 - 1938 - £1 deep blue GVI issue a fine cds used copy. (SG 200, Cat £38) - Est £18

Lot 1386 - 1948 - Registered airmail cover franked with the 1948 1½d bright purple and £1 indigo GVI 'Silver Wedding' pair (SG 203/4) tied by FREETOWN cds's dated 20 DEC 1948 with printed REG label alongside. Addressed to USA with transit & arrival cds's on reverse. - Est £38

Lot 1387 - 1956 - £1 black & orange QE2 issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 222, Cat £35) - Est £16

South West Africa

Lot 1388 - 1923 - ½d green GV Head issue with 'Zuid-West Afrika' opt (Setting I), a fine unmounted mint vertical strip of three with LITHO opt in shiny ink. (SG 1d) - Est £10

Lot 1389 - 1923 - 1d rose red and 2d dull purple GV Head issue with 'Zuid-West Afrika' opt (Setting I), both good to fine cds used copies. Also ½d green vertical pair with LITHO opt in shiny ink. (SG 1/3) - Est £15

Lot 1390 - 1927 - 3d black & red with 'South West Africa' opt in blue, a fine cds used horizontal pair. (SG 50, Cat £32) - Est £16

Lot 1391 - 1927 - 1/- brown & blue and 2/6 green & brown with 'South West Africa' opt in blue, both fine mint horizontal pairs. (SG 51/2, Cat £56) - Est £25

Lot 1392 - 1928 - ½d green GV postal stationery card with 'Zuidwest Afrika' opt (H&G 6) used with added 1927 1d black & carmine 'S.W.A.' opt issue (SG 59) tied by WINDHOEK cds dated 31 JA 1928. Addressed to GERMANY. Fine. - Est £25

Lot 1393 - 1930 - 1d black & carmine with small 'S.W.A.' opt at bottom of stamp, a fine cds used horizontal pair. (SG 69, Cat £27) - Est £12

Lot 1394 - 1930 - 4d green and 1/- orange AIRMAIL issue with 'S.W.A.' opt, the three different printings fine mint. (SG 70/71, 70b/71b and 72/3, Cat £86) - Est £40

Lot 1395 - 1938 - 1½d purple brown TRAIN issue with 'OFFICIAL' opt in red, a good used horizontal pair. (SG O17, Cat £50) - Est £20

Lot 1396 - 1938 - ½d green 'Springbok' postal stationery card with 'S.W.A.' opt (H&G 15a) two used to Germany & one mint copy, the used each with added 1931 1d indigo & scarlet (SG 75) tied by WINDHOEK or KEETMANSHOOP cds's plus 1927 plain postcard with 1927 ½d & 1d (SG 45/6) tied by WINDHOEK cds to Germany and a later 1½d brown viewcard unused. (5 items) - Est £45

Lot 1397 - 1973 - 3c 'Flower' issue postal stationery viewcards, the set of twenty different each with an image of South West African animal wildlife inc lions, zebras, elephants, crocodiles, giraffes, antelopes, cheetahs and various birds. All fine unused. (20) - Est £20

Trinidad & Tobago

Lot 1398 - 1883 - ½d dull green QV issue, a fine unmounted mint block of eight. Uncommon in multiples. (SG 106, Cat £80) - Est £40

Lot 1399 - 1901 - 4d green & blue on buff, a fine unmounted mint side marginal block of ten. (SG 130, Cat £45) - Est £24

Lot 1400 - 1909 - ½d blue green with 'OFFICIAL' opt (Type O2), a fine unmounted mint block of twelve. (SG O8, Cat £51) - Est £25

Lot 1401 - 1909 - 1d rose red with 'OFFICIAL' opt (Type O2), a fine unmounted mint block of nine. (SG O9, Cat £31+) - Est £15

Lot 1402 - 1910 - ½d green with 'OFFICIAL' opt (Type O2), a fine unmounted mint side marginal block of six. (SG O10, Cat £84) - Est £40

Lot 1403 - 1913 - 4d black & pale red on yellow, 4d black & red on lemon and 4d black & red on pale yellow, three listed shades in fine unmounted mint blocks of four. (SG 152, 152c & 152d, Cat £68+) - Est £32

Lot 1404 - 1913 - 4d black & red on pale yellow, a fine unmounted mint side marginal block of twelve. (SG 152d, Cat £78) - Est £36

Lot 1405 - 1913 - 6d dull & reddish purple, 6d dull & deep purple and 6d dull purple & mauve, all three listed shades fine mint. (SG 153, 153a & 153b, Cat £42) - Est £20

Lot 1406 - 1915 - 1d red with '21.10.15.' RED CROSS opt, a fine mint block of eight. (SG 174, Cat £26) - Est £12

Lot 1407 - 1917 - ½d yellow green with 'OFFICIAL' opt (Type O6), a fine unmounted mint block of six. (SG O15a, Cat £39) - Est £18

Lot 1408 - 1917 - ½d blue green with 'OFFICIAL' opt (Type O6), a fine unmounted mint block of twelve. (SG O15b, Cat £39) - Est £18

Lot 1409 - 1917 - ½d green with 'OFFICIAL' opt (Type O6), a fine unmounted mint top marginal block of ten with '1' plate number in margin. (SG O15, Cat £65) - Est £30

Lot 1410 - 1921 - ½d green, 1d scarlet and 1d brown 'Britannia' issue, wmk 'Multi Script CA' all in fine unmounted mint blocks of fifteen. (SG 206/8, Cat £70+) - Est £30

Lot 1411 - 1921 - 1d brown, wmk 'Multi Script CA', a fine unmounted mint block of fifteen with gutter between two columns creating three gutter pairs. (SG 208) - Est £10

Lot 1412 - 1922 - ½d green & ½d yellowish green GV issue both in fine unmounted mint blocks of twelve and 1d brown in a fine unmounted mint block of twenty. (SG 218/9, Cat £33) - Est £16

Lot 1413 - 1922 - 6d dull purple & bright magenta GV issue, a fine mint side marginal block of twelve. (SG 225, Cat £39) - Est £20

Lot 1414 - 1923 - Cover front franked with 1922 1½d bright rose GV issue (SG 220) tied by two strikes of SAN FERNANDO cds. Taxed with 'T' in circle marking and Great Britain 1914 1½d chestnut 'Postage Due' (SG D3) applied on arrival and tied by HUDDERSFIELD cds. - Est £20

Lot 1415 - 1935 - 6c sepia & blue 'Pictorial' issue, perf 12½, a fine unmounted mint block of four. (SG 233a, Cat £80) - Est £40

Lot 1416 - 1953 - QE2 definitive issue, the set of twelve mounted in printed blue on white 'Souvenir Folder' fine mint. (SG 267/78, Cat £42 as stamps only) - Est £25

Uruguay

Lot 1417 - 1856 - Small range of Diligencias with 60c blue, 80c green and 1r red, condition very mixed. (SG 1/3) - Est £200

Lot 1418 - 1858 - 240c dull red 'Mail Coach' issue a fine looking unused copy with four large margins. Small thin on reverse but otherwise a lovely looking copy. (SG 7, Cat £100) - Est £75

Lot 1419 - 1859 - 60c grey lilac 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thin figures of value, a fine looking four margin copy lightly used. Light crease on reverse. (SG 8a, Cat £38) - Est £20

Lot 1420 - 1859 - 60c slate grey 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thin figures of value, a fine looking three margin copy, touching at top right, lightly used with oval MONTEVIDEO cancel. Small thin on reverse. (SG 8b, Cat £48) - Est £20

Lot 1421 - 1859 - Range of 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thin figures of value 60c grey lilac and 60c slate grey and 80c orange yellow and 1860 thick figures of value 60c (3 shades), 80c yellow mint, 100c carmine, 120c blue and 120c deep blue. All are used with mixed margins and all have faults. (SG 8a, 8b, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 & 18b, Cat £325+) - Est £95

Lot 1422 - 1859 - 180c green 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thin figures of value, a fine mint copy with gum and four large margins. Light central crease. Ex E. J. Lee with handstamp on reverse. (SG 12, Cat £23) - Est £15

Lot 1423 - 1859 - 240c vermilion 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thin figures of value, a superb lightly used copy with four huge margins. (SG 13) - Est £75

Lot 1424 - 1860 - 60c brown lilac to purple 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thick figures of value, five used copies in varied shades, mostly three to four margins. Small faults. (SG 14 or 15) - Est £35

Lot 1425 - 1860 - 60c purple 'Montevideo' SUN issue. Coarse impression, thick figures of value, a fine lightly used four margin copy. (SG 15c) - Est £12

Lot 1426 - 1860 - 100c pale rose 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thick figures of value, a lightly used copy with four good margins. Thinned on reverse. (SG 17c) - Est £35

Lot 1427 - 1860 - 120c deep blue 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thick figures of value, a good unused copy with four large margins. Small thin on reverse. (SG 18b) - Est £20

Lot 1428 - 1860 - 120c blue & 120c deep blue 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thick figures of value, both fine used three margin copies. (SG 18 & 18b, Cat £31) - Est £15

Lot 1429 - 1862 - Cover front franked with a fine 1860 120c blue 'Montevideo' SUN issue, thick figures of value with four large margins (SG 18) tied by oval MONTEVIDEO cancel dated 6 MAYO 1862. Addressed to ARGENTINA. Front is repaired and attached to backing paper. - Est £65

Lot 1430 - 1864 - Small range with 6c rose (3 shades), 8c yellow green, 10c yellow bistre and 12c blue all good to fine used three to four margin copies. Small faults. (SG 20a, 21, 22 & 23, Cat £85) - Est £40

Lot 1431 - 1866 - 5c on 12c blue 'Surcharge' issue, a fine looking lightly used copy with three large margins, tight to touching at top. Small thin on reverse. (SG 24, Cat £55) - Est £25

Lot 1432 - 1866 - 10c on 8c green 'Surcharge' issue, a fine looking lightly used copy with four large margins. Small thin on reverse. (SG 25a, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 1433 - 1866 - 15c on 10c yellow bistre 'Surcharge' issue, a fine lightly used copy with four large margins. (SG 26, Cat £85) - Est £45

Lot 1434 - 1866 - 20c on 6c rose 'Surcharge' issue, a fine looking unused copy with four margins. Thinned on reverse. (SG 27a, Cat £90) - Est £45

Lot 1435 - 1866 - Small range of 'Numeral' issue all imperf with 1c (4), 5c (5), 10c (3), 15c and 20c all 3-4 margin copies. Mixed condition used & unused. (SG 28/32, Cat £76+) - Est £30

Lot 1436 - 1866 - 10c green 'Numeral' issue, two copies imperf and perf 12½ both with large part papermakers watermark showing clearly on the back of the stamps. (SG 30 & 34) - Est £12

Lot 1437 - 1866 - 15c yellow and 20c bright rose 'Numeral' issue both mint with part gum with four margins, tight in places. (SG 31a & 32a, Cat £62) - Est £30

Lot 1438 - 1866 - Nice range of 'Numeral' issues, most are perf 12½-13½ from the London or Montevideo printing with one definite 5c perf 12 Montevideo printing. All are used with a couple of better postmarks. (SG 33/36a & 38, Cat £125++) - Est £45

Lot 1439 - 1866 - 20c bright rose 'Numeral' issue perf 12½-13½, a fine mint copy with full O.G. (SG 36a) - Est £10

Lot 1440 - 1870 - FRENCH POST OFFICES: 80c carmine 'Napoleon' issue for France tied on piece by fine dotted 'Ancre' cancel with fine strike of octagonal 'MONTEVIDEO' cds alongside dated 31 AUG 1870. Light filing crease affects stamp but still a very attractive item. - Est £45

Lot 1441 - 1877 - 1p blue 'Top Value' a good used copy. (SG 47) - Est £10

Lot 1442 - 1882 - Registered cover front franked with 1877 5c green and 20c bistre 'Roulette' issue (SG 43 & 45) tied by barred 'M' cancel with fine ROCHA cds dated 29 JUL 1882 alongside with three strikes of boxed 'RECOMENDADA' marking along edges. Addressed to ITALY. Very attractive. - Est £35

Lot 1443 - 1895 - 5c red TRAIN issue, a fine unused (no gum) block of four with variety IMPERF VERTICALLY creating two imperf between horizontal pairs. (SG 155b) - Est £40

Lot 1444 - 1897 - 1c slate blue with 'PAZ 1897' OPT INVERTED and 1910 5m on 1c green and 5c on 50c scarlet both with 'PROVISORIO 1910' OPT INVERTED, mint. (SG 197a, 294a & 295a) - Est £10

Lot 1445 - 1909 - SWISS COLONY IN URUGUAY: 3c carmine on light blue postal stationery lettecard (H&G A10 with outer perforations removed) used with added 1900 2c dull red & 5c blue (SG 231/2, faults) tied by two fine strikes of N. HELVETIA cds dated 30 JUN 1909. Addressed to GERMANY. - Est £30

Lot 1446 - 1912 - 1p vermilion 'Train' issue, Typo printing, the top value fine mint. (SG 331) - Est £10

Lot 1447 - 1924 - 20c to 1p 'Lapwing' BIRD issue with 'OFICIAL' opt in black, all fine mint. (SG O442/6, Cat £28+) - Est £15

Lot 1448 - 1929 - 10p deep blue 'Artigas' issue (Waterlow printing), a fine mint copy. A scarce & underrated issue, only 2000 were issued of this value. (SG 604, Cat £130) - Est £90

Lot 1449 - 1929 - 10p deep lake 'Artigas' issue (Waterlow printing), a fine mint copy. A scarce & underrated issue, only 2000 were issued of this value. (SG 605, Cat £130) - Est £90

Lot 1450 - 1939 - 4p orange large 'Artigas' issue (Litho Nacional printing, white background), a fine mint copy. (SG 815) - Est £10

Lot 1451 - 1954 - 2c green & brown 'Waterlow' IMPERF PROOFS of full design and central vignette only plus 7c green & brown and 50c yellow, blue, green & rose red both IMPERF PROOF blocks of four. (SG 1030, 1033 & 1039) - Est £25

Lot 1452 - 1877-1953 - Written up collection of stamp issues from 1877 definitives through to mid period with better sets & singles inc many opts & surcharges. Also a few postmarks. (100's) - Est £300

Lot 1453 - 1921-1938 - SWISS COLONY IN URUGUAY: Trio of PPCs all with views of 'Colonia Suiza' Hotels with Hotel del Prado and Hotel Suizo all are franked with various issues cancelled by N. HELVECIA or barred numeral 'F 43' cancels. Addressed internally or to ARGENTINA. One has two filing holes. (3 items) - Est £35

Venezuela

Lot 1454 - 1859 - ½r yellow or orange 'First' issue, twelve copies from varied printings all with CARACAS cds's showing the day and month date in various colours inc blue, red & black. (SG 1, 1a or 6) - Est £65

Lot 1455 - 1859 - 2r red 'First Issue', fine impression, a fine mint copy with full gum, four tight to large margins. (SG 3, Cat £60) - Est £40

Lot 1456 - 1863 - ½r pale red 'Eagle' issue, a fine used copy, four margins. A scarce stamp. (SG 16, Cat £120) - Est £75

Lot 1457 - 1863 - ½c pale red 'Eagle' issue, an unused example, four tight margins. Small thin on reverse. (SG 16, Cat £55) - Est £18

Lot 1458 - 1863 - 1c slate grey 'Eagle' issue, an unused example, four tight margins. Small thin on reverse. (SG 17, Cat £60) - Est £25

Lot 1459 - 1863 - ½r yellow 'Eagle' issue, twelve used copies inc a few PMKS with '0' rate markings, LA GUAYRA cds's, part FRANCA MARACAIBO cancel etc. Mixed condition. (SG 18, Cat £60) - Est £25

Lot 1460 - 1863 - 2r green 'Eagle' issue, a fine unused copy, four margins tight to touching in places. (SG 20, Cat £24) - Est £16

Lot 1461 - 1864 - LA GUAIRA: ½c black on yellowish grey 'Ship' issue, Type C (lines crossing value), a fine four margin copy unused without gum. Small thin on reverse. (SG 7, Cat £47) - Est £40

Lot 1462 - 1864 - LA GUAIRA: 2r green mint & ½r bluish grey 'St Thomas' issue unused (light crease) plus 1876 ½r green 'Waterlow' issue REPRINT perf 15 unused. (SG 14 & 15) - Est £30

Lot 1463 - 1864 - LA GUAIRA: ½r bluish grey 'St Thomas' issue, a fine unused copy. (SG 15) - Est £20

Lot 1464 - 1864 - LA GUAIRA: 2r orange yellow 'Ship' issue inscribed PAOUETE with zig zag roulettes. A very fine unused copy. A scarce stamp. (SG 24, Cat £170) - Est £120

Lot 1465 - 1871 - 50r green 'Escuelas' issue, 'Rasco' printing, coarse impression with overprint 'c'. A fine four margin used copy with part cds cancel. Small thin at top on reverse but a fine & rare stamp. (SG 70, Cat £325) - Est £150

Lot 1466 - 1875 - ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET COMPANY: 10c carmine rose 'Royal Mail Steam Packet Company' LOCAL issue perf 12½ a fine unused copy without gum. Scarce. - Est £60

Lot 1467 - 1875 - ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET CO: 10c rose carmine used with neat manuscript pen 'X'. Bottom left corner slightly rounded otherwise a fine copy. (Hurt & Williams #1) - Est £45

Lot 1468 - 1881 - Complete folded letter franked with 1880 25c yellow 'Foreign Mail' issue on thin paper (SG 104) tied by CARUPANO cds dated 31 DEC 1881. Addressed to SPAIN with fine strike of LIGNE D PAQ FR. No. 2 French maritime cds on front and arrival cds on reverse. Cover has a couple of small tones on perfs of stamp but otherwise fine. - Est £65

Lot 1469 - 1889 - LOCALS: 'Oficial' black on salmon local issue for 'CORO Y LA VELA' depicting a bird carrying an envelope, rouletted in black. A fine unused copy. (Hurt & Williams #12) - Est £65

Lot 1470 - 1893 - 25c purple '400th Anniversary of Discovery of America by Columbus' issue a fine mint copy. (SG 168) - Est £10

Lot 1471 - 1897 - MARITIME: Incoming USA 1c blue postal stationery envelope sent from NEW YORK with fine strike of straight line 'S.S. "VENEZUELA"' ship marking in purple on front. Addressed to MARACAIBO. - Est £35

Lot 1472 - 1903 - CIVIL WAR - CARUPANO - FORGERIES: 5c carmine on yellow and 2b carmine on green two copies of each value with & without control mark. Small note accompanies on how to tell genuine from fake. (as SG 243 & 248) - Est £12

Lot 1473 - 1903 - CIVIL WAR - GUAYANA: 5c black on grey 'Ship' type, a fine used genuine example with control handstamp and postmaster's signature. Separated by scissors as is usually the case with the genuine stamps. A small article on how to tell the genuine from the reprints accompanies. The genuine issues are very scarce. (SG 265, Cat £65) - Est £45

Lot 1474 - 1903 - CIVIL WAR - GUAYANA: 10c black on orange 'Ship' type, a fine used genuine example with control handstamp and postmaster's signature. Separated by scissors as is usually the case with the genuine stamps. A small article on how to tell the genuine from the reprints accompanies. The genuine issues are very scarce. (SG 261, Cat £90) - Est £75

Lot 1475 - 1904 - 5c green, 10c grey, 25c vermilion, 50c yellow, 3b blue and 10b violet 'Bolivar' SCHOOL TAX issue in fine unmounted mint marginal IMPRINT blocks of fifty plus the 20b rose in a mint block of fifteen. (SG 317/20 & 322/4, Cat £140+) - Est £45

Lot 1476 - 1914 - 5c green 'Bolivar' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 359, Cat £55) - Est £25

Lot 1477 - 1933 - ANTI MALARIA CACHET: Cover franked with 1932 25c violet blue and 1b indigo 'Banknote' paper AIR issue (SG 429 & 433) tied by large undated MATURIN ESTADO MONAGAS 'Arms' cancel with handstruck '16 MAYO 1933' date alongside. Sent airmail to TRINIDAD with good strike of boxed 'EL ZANCUDO TRASMITE EL PALUDISMO EXTERMINELO Secunde al Gobierno Nacional en esta patriotica campana' illustrated Mosquito Eradication cachet in black on front. Trinidad arrival cds on reverse. Scarce. - Est £60

Lot 1478 - 1935 - OFFICIALS: Circa 1935 Headed 'Ministerio de Obras Publicas' OFFICIAL cover franked with 1932 25c scarlet on banknote paper with 'G.N.' official PERFIN tied by CARACAS cds with fine Official 'Arms' cachet & signature alongside. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 1479 - 1938 - 3b orange 'Coffee Picker' issue, a fine cds used copy. The key value of the set. (SG 516, Cat £75) - Est £38

Lot 1480 - 1938 - OFFICIAL MAIL: Printed 'Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores' cover franked with 1938 37½c light blue and 50c violet with 'G.N.' Official PERFINS (SG 546 & 548) tied by CARACAS 'Arms' cancel with official cachet on front. Addressed to FRANCE with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 1481 - 1939 - 37½c blue & 1b brown 'Death Centenary of Dr Mendoza' issue, both value fine cds used. (SG 598 & 600) - Est £10

Lot 1482 - 1940 - 4b black & 5b red brown 'Top Values' both with 'SPECIMEN' opt in red and small hole punch. Ex ABNCo. Archive. (SG 644/5) - Est £12

Lot 1483 - 1943 - 20c on 25c cerise and 20c on 25c blue 'Surcharge' issue, both fine mint. (SG 654 & 657, Cat £61) - Est £30

Lot 1484 - 1943 - 20b grey black 'RESELLO 1943' overprint issue top value, a very fine mint copy. (SG 678, Cat £46) - Est £24

Lot 1485 - 1947 - 'J.R.G.' AIR surcharge issue the set of five fine mint. (SG 733/737, Cat £50) - Est £30

Lot 1486 - 1948 - 'Anniversary of Greater Colombia Merchant Marine' AIR issue, the set of sixteen fine cds used. (SG 791/806) - Est £20

Lot 1487 - 1950 - 'Protection of Flora' issue, the set of nine fine mint. Scarce. (SG 848/56, Cat £200) - Est £100

Lot 1488 - 1951 - 'Arms of Anzoategui' AIR issue, the set of nine very fine mint. (SG 998/1006, Cat £32) - Est £20

Lot 1489 - 1952 - 'Arms of Carabobo' POSTAGE issue, the set of seven fine mint. (SG 970/6, Cat £33) - Est £18

Lot 1490 - 1952 - 'Arms of Sucre' POSTAGE issue, the set of seven fine mint. (SG 1082/8, Cat £37) - Est £20

Lot 1491 - 1952 - 'Third Centenary of Apparition of Our Lady of Coromoto' issue the set of three in different sizes fine mint. (SG 1128/30, Cat £30+) - Est £15

Zanzibar

Lot 1492 - 1894 - FRENCH P.O.s: ½a on 5c deep green two copies with opt in vermilion and in carmine, 1a on 10c black on rose and 2½a on 25c black on rose 'Surcharge' issue, all fine cds used. (SG 1, 1a, 3 & 7, Cat £80) - Est £36

Lot 1493 - 1894 - FRENCH P.O.s: 1a on 10c black on rose 'Surcharge' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 3, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 1494 - 1894 - FRENCH P.O.s: 3a on 30c cinnamon 'Surcharge' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 8, Cat £36) - Est £16

Lot 1495 - 1894 - FRENCH P.O.s: 4a on 40c red on yellow 'Surcharge' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 9, Cat £44) - Est £20

Lot 1496 - 1894 - FRENCH P.O.s: 5a on 50c rose 'Surcharge' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 10, Cat £36) - Est £16

Lot 1497 - 1894 - FRENCH P.O.s: 10a on 1fr olive green 'Surcharge' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 12, Cat £80) - Est £40

Lot 1498 - 1897 - FRENCH P.O.s: ½a on 5c green, ½a on 5c yellow green, 1a on 10c black on lilac both types 'a' and 'b', 1½a on 15c blue, 2a on 20c red on green, 2½a on 25c black on rose, 3a on 30c cinnamon, 4a on 40c red on yellow, 5a on 50c carmine and 10a on 1fr olive green 'ZANZIBAR' surcharge issue, all fine cds used. (SG 20, 22, 24/26, 28/32 & 35, Cat £180++) - Est £80

Lot 1499 - 1897 - FRENCH P.O.s: Small range of 'ZANZIBAR' surcharges with ½a on 5c green, ½a on 5c yellow green, 1½a on 15c blue, 2½a on 25c black on rose (2), 3a on 30c cinnamon, 4a on 40c red on yellow and 10a on 1fr olive green, all good to fine cds used. (SG 20, 22, 26, 29, 30/1 & 35, Cat £110) - Est £50

Lot 1500 - 1897 - FRENCH P.O.s: 'Postage Due' issue with 'ZANZIBAR' surcharge, the set of five fine cds used. (SG D39/43, Cat £80) - Est £40

Lot 1501 - 1897 - 1a + 1a carmine on buff postal stationery reply card (half only H&G 8) used with ZANZIBAR cds dated MAR 1897. Addressed to ITALY with ADEN transit cds dated APR 4 1897 on front. No message. - Est £16

Lot 1502 - 1908 - 1r yellow green 'Sultan Ali bin Hamoud' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 234, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 1503 - 1929 - Cover franked with single 1926 6c violet (SG 302) tied by ZANZIBAR squared circle cds dated JUL 27 1929. Addressed to UK. - Est £16

Lot 1504 - 1936 - 5s scarlet GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 320, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 1505 - 1936 - 10s green & brown GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 322, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 1506 - 1936 - 10c grey black on buff and 15c carmine on buff 'Sultan Khalifa bin Harub' issue postal stationery cards (H&G 33/4) both with double lined 'SPECIMEN' opt in black. (2) - Est £15

Lot 1507 - 1952 - 'Sultan Kalif bin Harub' issue, the set of fourteen fine mint. (SG 339/52, Cat £50) - Est £25

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