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Great Britain 6d Issue (S.G. 208)

Lots 92-98

Lot 92    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 6d purple on rose red, imprimatur, top margin single, o.g., very lightly hinged, full margins, fresh with bold color, small scissor separation cut at upper left selvage well away from stamp, Very Fine and choice. SG Nos. 208 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K37 var.    £850 ($1,140).

Realized: $280

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Lot 93 S   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 6d purple on rose red, "Specimen" overprint in black, overprint type 9, right margin vertical pair from the first setting, o.g., never hinged, strong colors and exceptional centering, Extremely Fine. Scott Nos. 119S. SG Nos. 208s.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K37e    £160 for singles ($210).

Realized: $100

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Lot 94    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 6d purple on rose red, block of 4, o.g., never hinged, rich bold color on vibrant rose red paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine, an exceptional mint multiple. Scott Nos. 119. SG Nos. 208.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K37(1)    £240 for singles ($320).

Realized: $100

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Lot 95 o   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 6d purple on rose red, four used singles; 1891 Reykjavik (Iceland) cds, on small piece with complete 1890 Southbourne cds, full 1894 Drogheda cds and on piece with 1894 Edinburgh Registered cds; all choice strikes, Very Fine. Scott Nos. 119. SG Nos. 208.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K37(1)    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $100

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Lot 96    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 6d purple on rose red, well centered, tied by "Jersey, No 23, 87" squared cds on cover to Sydney, N.S.W, with scarce Beaumont, Jersey origin cds on reverse, forwarded to Clarence River with N.S.W. 2d blue tied by "Sydney, De 31, 87" duplex postmark, Sydney and Grafton transit backstamps; slight rough opening at right and a few minor tone spots, Very Fine, a very scarce usage from this Jersey sub-office. Scott Nos. 119. SG Nos. 208.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K37(1)    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $375

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Lot 97    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 6d deep purple on rose red, bottom sheet of 120, o.g., never hinged, full sheet margins including gutter at top, bold color on fresh paper, central folds along perfs with some vertical perf separations, Very Fine, a spectacular multiple. Scott Nos. 119 var. SG Nos. 208a.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K37(2)    £8,250 ($11,060).

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Lot 98    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 6d deep purple on rose red, in combination with 1880, Queen Victoria, ½d green + 1d red + Postal Fiscal 1856 1d lilac + 1868 1d purple, two singles on registered cover to Paris, France, all tied by "E.C. 2" barred oval handstamps, red "Registered, London Chief Office E.C., Ja 22, 90" oval date stamp and Calais transit postmark, Very Fine, a most unusual mix issue & postal fiscal franking. SG Nos. 208a+165-166+F6+F19.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K37(2)    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $280

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