Lot 458 ()Cape of Good Hope, 1858 "Triangular", Perkins Bacon printing, 6d slate lilac on blued paper, without gum, clear to large margins, strong color and impression, small filled thin, Very Fine appearance, a very scarce mint stamp; with 1992 R.P.S. certificate. Scott No. 5b $5,000.
SG No. 7c £4,500 ($6,410).
Lot 459Cape of Good Hope, 1859-64 Triangle Issues on Cover, five covers; includes 1855 4d blue (S.G. 6) on folded letter Port Elizabeth to Cradock, three 1859-60 usages to England each bearing a single 1858, 6d pale rose lilac (S.G. 7) and 1864 cover to Edinburgh, Scotland franked with 1863, 6d slate purple pair (S.G. 7d, cat £2,000 off cover); some cover flaws, a Fine group; later with 2015 Sismondo certificate.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 460 oCape of Good Hope, 1861 "Wood Block", 4d pale milky blue, barred "CGH" triangle cancel, ample balanced margins all around, bright color, couple small filled thins, otherwise Very Fine; with 2015 Sismondo certificate. Scott No. 9 $3,000.
SG No. 14 £2,000 ($2,850).
Lot 461 oCape of Good Hope, 1861 "Wood Block", 4d deep bright blue, showing unusual foreign matter printing flaw on Hope's leg, light barred "CGH" triangle cancel, margins large to just touching at bottom, deep color, small natural paper inclusion, F.-V.F., an attractive sound example of this very rare and seldom offered color variety; with 2015 Sismondo certificate. Scott No. 9c $5,750.
SG No. 14c £5,000 ($7,120).
Lot 462Cape of Good Hope, 1863-64 "Triangular", De La Rue printing, 1d brownish red, o.g., lightly hinged, margins clear to huge showing portion of adjacent stamp at bottom, strong color, Very Fine; with 2015 Sismondo certificate. Scott No. 12b $350.
SG No. 18c £325 ($460).
Lot 463Cape of Good Hope, 1863-64 "Triangular", De La Rue printing, 1d deep brown red, watermark sideways, o.g., hinge remnant, ample balanced margins, rich color and sharp impression, trivial natural paper inclusion, Very Fine and choice; with 2015 Sismondo certificate. Scott No. 12d $400.
SG No. 18ba £400 ($570).
Lot 464Cape of Good Hope, 1874, "Hope Seated" 1d on 6d deep lilac, full o.g., well centered, strong color, natural paper inclusion of little consequence, Very Fine; with 2015 Sismondo certificate. Scott No. 21 $750.
SG No. 32 £800 ($1,140).
Lot 465Ceylon, 1857, Queen Victoria, 2d green, imperf, two singles, in combination with 1861, Queen Victoria, 6d deep brown, bar grid canceled on 1864 cover to Dublin, Ireland, red "Trincomalee, Paid, Au 26, 64" origin cds and manuscript "Stamped" additionally cancelling stamps, "H&K PACT" transit backstamp; some edge wear and toning, F.-V.F. SG No. 3+31.
Scott No. 4+28a Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 466Ceylon, 1923, King George V, 3¢ slate gray, horizontal strip of three, tied by "Madulsina, De 30, 26" cds's on cover to Knock, Belgium, forwarded to Bordighera, Italy with Belgium Postage Due 30c pair + 5c, then forwarded to France with Italy Postage Due 20c +5c, forwarded twice in France with France Postage Due 50c + 30c overlapping with maritime cds and finally to Cannes with France Postage Due 60c + 30c pair & single + 10c pair for a 1f70c total due, Very Fine for this, unusual bearing dues from three different countries. SG No. 340.
Scott No. 228 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 467Cook Islands, 1893-94, 1d blue, 2½d rose and 5d olive gray, three color franking with each tied by strike of "Rarotonga, 18 OC 95" cds on registered cover to Barbados, perfect purple "R, Cook Islands" framed handstamp, reverse with Auckland (10.30), San Francisco (11.22), New York (11.29) and Barbados (11.11) arrival cds, New York, N.Y. registry label FX-NY1a(ii) with blue "42191" number on cover from Cook Islands to Barbados, Very Fine.
Scott No. 10, 12-13 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
AN EXCEPTIONAL REGISTERED USE FROM COOK ISLANDS TO BARBADOS WITH A THREE-COLOR FRANKING.