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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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Barbados

Lots 21-30 Lots 31-40 Lots 41-50

Lot 41 o   

Barbados, 1873, "Britannia", 5s dull rose, partial town and bootheel duplex cancel, bright color, few short perfs at upper right, F.-V.F. appearance. Scott No. 43.
SG No. 64    £300 ($360).

Realized: $80

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Lot 42 ()   

Barbados, 1875, "Britannia", 4d deep red, perf 12½ no gum, rich deep color, small pinhole, F.-V.F. appearance. Scott No. 47.
SG No. 68    £350 ($420).

Realized: $100

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Lot 43    

Barbados, 1875, "Britannia", 6d chrome yellow, perf 12½ small part o.g., well centered with deep rich color, couple small thins, Very Fine appearance. Scott No. 48.
SG No. 70    £650 ($770).

Realized: $350

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Lot 44    

Barbados, 1875, "Britannia", 1s violet (aniline), perf 12½ o.g., well centered, rich deep color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice. Scott No. 49.
SG No. 71    £500 ($600).

Realized: $375

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Lot 45 o   

Barbados, 1878, "Britannia", 1d on half of 5s dull mauve, curved serif on "1", left portion of stamp, bootheel and town cancels, strong color, Very Fine; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 57.
SG No. 86    £650 ($770).

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Lot 46    

Barbados, 1878, "Britannia", 1d on half of 5s dull mauve, curved serif on "1", right portion of stamp, tied on small piece by neat bootheel cancel, strong bright color, Very Fine and attractive; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 57.
SG No. 86    £650 ($770).

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Lot 47 o   

Barbados, 1878, "Britannia", 1d on half of 5s dull mauve, one curved serif surcharge, one small surcharge, pair, central "Barbados, Mr 9, 78" Second Day of Issue town cancel, strong bold color, well centered with large margins around, Extremely Fine; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 57e.
SG No. 86d    £8,500 ($10,120).

AN EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE OF THE 1878 BRITANNIA SE-TENANT 1D CURVED SERIF & SMALL SURCHARGE UNSEVERED PAIR USED ON THE SECOND DAY OF ISSUE.

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Realized: $3,250

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Lot 48 o   

Barbados, 1878, "Britannia", 1d on half of 5s dull mauve, small surcharge (6 mm tall "1"), right portion of stamp, neat "Barbados, Mr 29, 78" Second Day of Issue town cancel, strong color, Very Fine, a rare early second day of issue cancel on this issue; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 59.
SG No. 88    £1,000 ($1,190).

Realized: $500

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Lot 49 o   

Barbados, 1892, Queen Victoria, ½d on 4d deep brown, double surcharge, clearly showing two full and distinct "Half Penny" surcharges, neat bootheel cancel, nicely centered maid wide margins, Very Fine, a rare and quite possibly unique double surcharge variety, unlisted in both the S.G. and Scott catalogs. Scott No. 69 var.
SG No. 104 var.    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

AN EXTREMELY RARE AND MOST CERTAINLY UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF THE 1892 QUEEN VICTORIA ½D ON 4D DOUBLE SURCHARGE - A NEWLY DISCOVERED VARIETY OVERLOOKED FOR WELL OVER A CENTURY.

Realized: $1,250

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Lot 50 /o/   

Barbados, Collection, 1796-1897, mint and used collection neatly mounted on early quadrille pages; nice showing of mint issues with first issues complete including shades and additional multiples, later imperfs mostly in pairs, pin perf with scarce 1d (clipped perfs at top) and a nice showing of later perf issues with better, strong completion in later including Jubilees, used with most issues represented including shades, some later multiples, also includes 8 covers with two stampless including a nice red crown circle handstamp use, later mostly single franking Britannia issues usages; with condition a bit above the norm.
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

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Realized: $3,500

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