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Great Britain 2d Issue (S.G. 199-200)

Lots 23-32 Lots 33-40

Lot 23 P   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee (2d) Black, Unadopted Design Die Proof, on white glazed card (92x60mm), without date or inscription handstamps, Very Fine, ex-Aureum. Scott Nos. 113aP. SG Nos. 199P.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30 Proof    £1,550 ($2,080).

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Lot 24 P   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 2d green & brown, trial color on wove, unwatermarked, perf 14, o.g., never hinged, strong bold colors on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine, very scarce and choice so nice. SG Nos. 199TC.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30TC    £1,000 ($1,340).

Realized: $525

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Lot 25 P   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 2d green & deep blue, unwatermarked, perf 14, o.g., very lightly hinged, well centered, rich colors on bright fresh paper, Very Fine and scarce. SG Nos. 199TC.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30TC    £1,000 ($1,340).

Realized: $525

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Lot 26    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 2d green & scarlet, o.g., never hinged, well centered, strong vibrant colors, Very Fine; with 1983 R.P.S.L. certificate. Scott Nos. 113a. SG Nos. 199 £425 for hinged ($570).
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30(1)    £550 ($740).

Realized: $230

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Lot 27    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 2d green & scarlet, tied on piece by bold purple "Army Post Office, Volkcrust, 21 Sep, 1900" circular date stamp cancel used in Boer War, Very Fine, an unusual combination and a late date for the shade, ex-Beeching; with 2021 Hendon certificate. Scott Nos. 113a. SG Nos. 199.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30(1)    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 28 o   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 2d green & scarlet, neat 1900 South Farnborough town cancel, strong bright colors, Very Fine. Scott Nos. 113a. SG Nos. 199.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30(1)    £260 ($350).

Realized: $120

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Lot 29 o   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 2d green & scarlet, vertical strip of 3, each stamp neatly canceled by a London chief office type barred oval "3" in diamond Trial Cancellation, strong colors, Very Fine, a scarce multiple, the true purpose of these cancellations are unknown but it is thought they were to test the cancelling ink on the doubly fugitive green ink, ex-Rowse & Aureum. Scott Nos. 113a. SG Nos. 199.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30(1)    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $325

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Lot 30    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 2d deep yellow green & very deep carmine, o.g., never hinged, rich intense colors, Post Office fresh, Very Fine, a scarce deep color variety; with 2019 Hendon certificate. Scott Nos. 113 var. SG Nos. 200 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30(2) var.    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $170

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Lot 31    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 2d yellow green & deep bright carmine, o.g., never hinged, bright vibrant color, fresh and pristine, Very Fine; with photocopy 2018 Hendon certificate for block. Scott Nos. 113 var. SG Nos. 200 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30(2) var.    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 32 /   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 2d yellow green & bright carmine, major break in duty tablet frame at lower right, top left stamp in bottom margin block of 4, o.g., very lightly hinged at top, never hinged at bottom, rich bright colors, exceptional centering, Extremely Fine; with 2020 Hendon certificate. Scott Nos. 113 var. SG Nos. 200 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K30(2)d    £201 for singles ($270).

Realized: $90

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