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Sale 92: The Summer Sale

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Australia to Cameroons

Lots 87-96 Lots 97-106 Lots 107-113

Lot 107    

Barbados, 1882-86, Queen Victoria, ½d-1s Issues, including shade varieties for ½d, 3d & 4d brown issues (set of 12), full o.g., strong colors throughout, Very Fine. Scott No. 60-67.
SG No. 89/102    £948 ($1,230).

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Lot 108    

Bermuda, 1864 H.M.S. "Phaeton", Bermuda to Surrey, England, cover endorsed "From Isaac Dawson Seaman, H.M.S. Phaeton Bermuda" with initials of commanding officer below, franked with G.B. 1855 1d red tied by barred "50" handstamp, red "London, Jy 18, 64" cds and forwarding cds on reverse; stamp with slight corner wear and cover with small tear at left, F.-V.F., a rare naval cover usage from Bermuda, ex-Ludington.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

On November 1, 1861, H.M.S. "Phaeton" was commissioned at Chatham for service on the North America and West Indies Station under Captain Edward Tatham. He remained in command until August 24, 1863. Captain George Le Geyt Bowyear replaced Tatham on the North America and West Indies station until March 24, 1865.

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Lot 109    

Bermuda, 1901, Queen Victoria, 1f on 1s dull gray, total of 20 examples comprising of an irregular block of eleven, strip of three, two pairs and two singles, all cancelled or tied by "St. Georges, Bermuda 22 MY 1901" double-circle datestamps on legal sized uprated 2d registered entire to Philadelphia Pa., New York transit and Philadelphia arrival backstamps, large block with small toned spot affecting one stamp, Very Fine and impressive large franking. SG No. 30.
Scott No. 26    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $220

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Lot 110    

Bermuda, 1910-25, ½d-£1 Caravel & KGV complete, full o.g., rich bright colors, Very Fine. Scott No. 40-54 $909.
SG No. 44/55    £660 ($860).

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Realized: $220

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Lot 111    

British Offices in Colombia, 1872, 4p Vermilion, plate 12, lettered F-K, tied by clear barred "C62" oval of Santa Martha, with "Santa Martha, JY 1 71" cds on 1871 folded letter to New York N.Y., "A. Colon, JY 3 71" British P.O. transit datestamp, "N.Y. Steamship '10' Jul 29" integral due cds; vertical file fold slightly affects stamp, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, Parmenter-Gordon "Rarity F, rare". SG No. Z116.
Scott No. A135    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $625

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Lot 112    

British Offices in Morocco, 1898, overprint on Gibraltar, Queen Victoria, 50c bright lilac, blue overprint, tied by heavy barred "A26" oval, matching bold "Fez, Morocco 3 OC 98" cds on 1898 brown cover to Winfield N.Y., reverse with Tangier (10.8) and New York (10.19) transits, Winfield Junction (10.20) arrival cds, Very Fine, exceptionally rare used on cover and the highest denomination that was sent to Fez, ex-Brandon, Gabriel. SG No. 6c.
Scott No. 10    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $350

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Lot 113 o   

Cameroons, 1915, "C.E.F." and 5s on German Cameroun 5m carmine & black, "s" inverted, Duala town cancel, strong colors, small natural paper wrinkle at lower right, F.-V.F., a very rare high value surcharge high value. SG No. B13a.
Scott No. 65a    $4,750.

Realized: $625

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Lots 87-96 Lots 97-106 Lots 107-113

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