Lot 1760 oGrenada, 1883, Queen Victoria, ½d orange & green, unsevered pair, light blue town cancel, rich color, Very Fine; with 1973 R.P.S.L. certificate. Scott No. 15a.
SG No. 29a £450 ($550).
Lot 1761Hong Kong, 1847 (Mar. 29) Hong Kong, China to Batavia, Netherland East Indies, folded cover from Olyphant & Co. with "Hong-Kong, 29 MR, 1847" double-arc backstamp and red "Paid-at-Hong-Kong" crown handstamp and red manuscript "4/-" rating, endorsed "via Singapore", bold red "Anjer, Zeebrief, Franco" oval handstamp and manuscript "240" rating; some ink erosion, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
A RARE 1847 HONG KONG, CHINA TO NETHERLAND EAST INDIES USE.
Lot 1762Hong Kong, 1898, Queen Victoria, 10¢ on 30¢ gray green, without Chinese surcharge, full o.g., bright and fresh, Very Fine. SG No. 54.
Scott No. 69b $600.
Lot 1763 oHong Kong, 1907, King Edward VII, 2¢ deep green, multiple crown CA watermark inverted, town cancel, strong color, F.-V.F., a scarce variety. Scott No. 88 var.
SG No. 92w £900 ($1,110).
Lot 1764 ()India, 1866, Queen Victoria Overprinted Fiscal Stamp, 6a purple, type I, without gum, cert. mention tiny blue spot at top which was part of guideline for separating the top portion of the fiscal issue, Very Fine; with 2017 A.P.S. certificate. SG No. 66.
Scott No. 29 $1,000.
Lot 1765Perak, 1938, 30¢-40¢ Sultan Iskandar issues, 30¢ part sheet of 90 and 40¢ pane of 100 with no selvage, o.g., never hinged (40¢ with lightly brownish o.g.), rich colors, Very Fine, scarce multiples.
SG No. 116-117 £6,080 ($7,480).
Lot 1766New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 3d on German New Guinea 30pf black & orange on buff, "G.R.I." and value 6mm apart, tied on piece by purple Rabaul straight line date stamp cancel, deep colors, Very Fine. SG No. 8.
Scott No. 8 $525.
Lot 1767New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 5d on German New Guinea 50pf black & purple on buff, "G.R.I." and value 6mm apart, o.g., lightly hinged, wide margins, Very Fine. SG No. 10.
Scott No. 10 $825.
Lot 1768 oNew Britain, 1915, G.R.I. 3d on Rabaul registration label, "Deutsch-Neuguinea", Rabul oval date stamp cancel, natural s.e. at top showing guidemarks from red registry box print, Very Fine, a scarce variety. SG No. 33d.
Scott No. 43b $600.
Lot 1769 oNew Britain, 1915, G.R.I. 3d on Käwieng registration label, letters with serifs, light Rabul town cancel, short perf at bottom, Fine, an unusual example of this scarce Käwieng variety used in Rabul. SG No. 42.
Scott No. 46h $725.