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Sale 84: Foreign Stamps and Covers

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Cape of Good Hope to New Britain

Lots 1280-1289 Lot 1290

Lot 1280    

Cape of Good Hope, 1858 "Triangular", Perkins Bacon printing, 1s bright yellow green, clear to large margins, deep intense color, tied by cancellation on 1860 blue cover to Cradock, reverse with Burgers-dorp (4.27) origin and red Cradock (4.29) arrival oval, Very Fine. SG No. 8.
Scott No. 6    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $700

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Lot 1281    

Ceylon, 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.

Realized: $210

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Lot 1282    

Cyprus, 1881, Queen Victoria, 2pi blue, Crown CC watermark, full o.g., fresh with bright color, Very Fine. SG No. 13.
Scott No. 13    $525.

Realized: $160

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Lot 1283    

Gibraltar, 1886-98, Queen Victoria Sterling currency, ½d to 1s complete, full o.g., bright colors, well centered throughout, a Very Fine set. SG No. 8/14, 39/45.
Scott No. 8-21    $824.

Realized: $375

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Lot 1284    

Hong Kong, 1898, Queen Victoria, 10¢ on 30¢ Gray Green, Chinese Character Large, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., very scarce in never hinged condition. Scott No. 69a $1,400 for hinged.
SG No. 55c    £900 for hinged ($1,240).

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Lot 1285    

Hong Kong, 1941, 5¢ Centenary of British Occupation, used with 25c ultramarine (160) tied by "Victoria, Hong Kong, 29 NO 41" cds on cover to New York N.Y., purple "Not Opened by Center" and "No Service" framed handstamps, "Retour" framed handstamp and reverse with "Detained in Hong Kong by Japanese From December 1941 to September 1945" framed backstamp; small hole and some mount marks, F.-V.F. SG No. 165.
Scott No. 170    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $725

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Lot 1286    

India, First Aerial Post 1911, U.P.U. Exhibition Allahabad, two strikes of red cachet handstamp tying 1902, 3p gray + 1a carmine + 4a olive green on 1a on 1½a blue postal card to Lahore, "Allahabad, 18 Fe, 11" cds and registry etiquette, reverse with receiving cds and exhibition notation; card with small corner nick, Very Fine, a rare registered usage of a postal card on the 1911 Allahabad - Naini flight.
Scott No. 60+62+66    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $700

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Lot 1287    

Jamaica, 1877 Penitentiary Postal Cards, collection of 21 mostly different mint cards written up on display pages; includes complete first issues and a nice showing of the 2nd type border cards including bluish cards, Very Fine.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Complete Images.

Realized: $375

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Lot 1288    

Natal, 1863, Queen Victoria, 6d violet, perf 12½, Crown CC watermark, horizontal pair, tied by two strikes of "Durban, Jan 3 1865" double-circle datestamp on blue cover to Bath, England, red "10d." credit handstamp, red "Paid, Devonport, Cape-Packet, 12 FE 65" entry cds, Bath (2.13) arrival backstamp; some toning around stamps, Fine and scarce use. SG No. 24.
Scott No. 16    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 1289    

Natal, 1902, King Edward VII, £1 10s green & violet, Crown CC watermark, disturbed o.g., strong colors, F.-V.F. Scott No. 97.
SG No. 143    £600 ($830).

Realized: $70

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