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Sale 101: The Westpex Sale

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Nyasaland to Zanzibar

Lots 412-421 Lots 422-430

Lot 412    

Nyasaland, 1919, King George V, £10 purple & royal blue, left margin single, o.g., lightly hinged, rich vibrant colors on bright paper, F.-V.F., a brilliant mint example of this rare King George V high value; with 1993 Raybaudi certificate. Scott Nos. 24.
SG Nos. 99e    £4,500 ($6,030).

Realized: $2,400

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Lot 413    

Palestine, 1920, 2nd Jerusalem Overprint, 1m//5p issues, group including perf 15x14 with 1m-5m & 5p, perf 14 with scarce 1m (stained), 5m yellow orange, 5p left margin single and single in shades, o.g., a Fine group; S.G. 41a with 1974 R.P.S.L. certificate.
SG Nos. 30//43    £1,614 ($2,160).

Realized: $250

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Lot 414    

Papua New Guinea, Postage Due, 1960, 6d on 7½d blue, surcharge double, tied by "Gorka, Papua New Guinea, 4 Mr, 60" cds on locally addressed airmail cover, with purple straight line and manuscript "Deficient Postage Tax 6d", initially franked with 1952, 2d blue (3) tied by "Gorka, Papua New Guinea, 2 My, 60" cds; due with a couple small tone spots affecting a few perfs, otherwise Very Fine, a very rare on cover usage, with only two sheets of this variety produced. Scott Nos. J6a.
SG Nos. D1a; £2,500 for off cover ($3,350)    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,050

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Lot 415    

Penrhyn Island, 1902, 1d carmine, brown surcharge, perf 11x14, o.g., fresh with strong bold color, wide margins, Very Fine, an attractive example of this scarce stamp; with 1981 R.P.S.L. certificate. Scott Nos. 2b $1,200.
SG Nos. 6    £1,200 ($1,610).

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Lot 416    

Penrhyn Island, 1902, 1d carmine, brown surcharge, perf 11, tropicalized o.g., fresh with strong bold color, Very Fine and scarce. Scott Nos. 2a $1,000.
SG Nos. 3    £850 ($1,140).

Realized: $325

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Lot 417 /   

Rhodesia, 1917, King George V "Admiral", ½d on 1d rose carmine, surcharge inverted, horizontal pair, o.g., right stamp hinged, left stamp never hinged, rich bright color, wide margins, Very Fine, a very scarce surcharge, especially in never hinged condition; with 1977 B.P.A. certificate. Scott Nos. 139a.
SG Nos. 280a    £2,400 for hinged ($3,220).

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Lot 418    

Somaliland Protectorate, 1903, "BRITISH SOMAL.LAND" at bottom on India 1r green & aniline carmine, error in pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Scott Nos. 16e $500 (hinged).
SG Nos. 21c    £500 (hinged) ($670).

Realized: $325

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Lot 419 o   

Straits Settlements, 1892, Queen Victoria, 25¢ purple brown & green, repaired "S", watermarked Crown CA, neat town cancel, well centered, color slightly faded, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce variety; with 2021 A.P.S. certificate. Scott Nos. 86a var.
SG Nos. 103b    £750 ($1,000).

Realized: $250

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Lot 420    

Swaziland, 1961, QEII View, ½¢ on ½d black & orange, surcharge inverted, o.g., never hinged, brilliant color, F.-V.F., a rare surcharge variety; with 2021 Sismondo certificate. Scott Nos. 67a.
SG Nos. 65a    £1,900 ($2,550).

Realized: $800

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Lot 421    

Swaziland, 1961, QEII View, 1¢ on 1d black & emerald, double surcharge, o.g., never hinged, nicely centered, fresh with strong bold colors, Very Fine, a rare surcharge vareity; with 2021 Sismondo certificate. Scott Nos. 68b.
SG Nos. 66a    £2,250 ($3,020).

Realized: $800

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Lots 412-421 Lots 422-430

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