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Sale 94: The Fall Sale

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Barbados

Lots 2256-2265 Lots 2266-2275 Lots 2276-2281

Lot 2256    

Barbados, Barba-Does, clear strike of two line handstamp on folded letter datelined "Barbados 12th June 1782", with "1N" rating, reverse with two strikes of "12/AV" Bishop mark applied upon arrival, Very Fine, an early example of this two line handstamp.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $900

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Lot 2257    

Barbados, "Paid at Barbadoes" Crown Circle, bold red handstamp on folded letter sheet to London, England, red crayon "1/-" rating, reverse with Bridgetown "Oc 11, 1854" cds and "Barbadoes, Oc 12, 1854" letter office cds, red "Paid, No 1, 1854" tombstone entry date stamp; cover with scissor nick at top center and missing left sideflap, otherwise Very Fine.
SG No. CC1    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 2258    

Barbados, "Paid at Barbadoes" Crown Circle, clear handstamp in red on folded letter sheet to London, England, with red crayon "6" rate handstamp and "Prepaid" notation, with red "London, Paid, No 1, 58" entry cds and reverse with "Barbadoes, Oc 12, 1858" origin cds, Very Fine.
SG No. CC1    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 2259    

Barbados, 1852, "Britannia" (1d) blue, imperf, blued paper, ample to large margin at right showing full security punch hole in lower portion of margin, tied by barred "1" oval handstamp on folded letter sheet to Saint Lucia, manuscript "4" rating and reverse with "Barbadoes, Oc 27, 1854" origin cds, Very Fine. Scott No. 2a.
SG No. 3    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $475

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Lot 2260    

Barbados, 1854, "Britannia" (2d) grayish slate, imperf, blued paper, vertical bisect, left portion of stamp tied by barred "1" oval handstamp of Bridgetown paying the inland rate on folded letter sheet to Trinidad, with matching "Au 4, 1854" origin date stamp on reverse, manuscript "4" inter-colonial rate, reverse with "Barbadoes, Au 05, 1854" packet letter office cds; cover with a few small erosion holes, Very Fine, ex-Charlton Henry. Scott No. 3b.
SG No. 4ab    Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

ONE OF THE FINEST RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 1854 GRAYISH SLATE "BRITANNIA" BISECT USED ON THE FIRST DAY OF AUTHORIZED USE.

The bisected 2d was authorized for use from August 4th to September 21st of 1854 due to a shortage of 1d stamps. A similar usage from the same correspondence sold in our June 2006 sale for $11,000 hammer.

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Lot 2261    

Barbados, 1855, "Britannia" (1d) deep blue, imperf, margins large to close at lower left, tied by barred "1" in oval handstamp on folded letter to Demerara, British Guiana, manuscript 4 rate and reverse with "Barbadoes, De 21, 1858" origin cds and "Demerara, De 25, 58" receiving postmark, Very Fine. Scott No. 6.
SG No. 10    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $200

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Lot 2262    

Barbados, 1855, "Britannia" (1d) pale blue, imperf, top margin single with clear to mostly large margins around, tied by barred "1" in oval handstamp of Bridgetown on folded letter sheet to Trinidad, manuscript "4" rating and reverse with "Barbadoes, Sp 05, 1856" origin cds, Very Fine. Scott No. 6a.
SG No. 9    Estimate $350 - 500.

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Lot 2263    

Barbados, 1858, "Britannia", 6d deep rose red, imperf, large margins, tied by barred "1" oval handstamp on cover to London, England, with red "London, Paid, Mr 21, 59" entry cds, reverse with "Barbadoes, Fe 27, 1859" origin cds and red receiving postmark, Very Fine, a choice on cover usage of this scarce shade. Scott No. 8a.
SG No. 11a    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 2264    

Barbados, 1855, "Britannia" (1d) deep blue, imperf, large to huge margins showing portion of adjacent stamp at bottom, tied by neat barred "1" oval handstamp of Bridgetown on local cover to St. James, with matching "My 23, 1857" cds on reverse and similar receiving postmark on front, Extremely Fine and choice, a gem local usage. Scott No. 6.
SG No. 10    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $850

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Lot 2265    

Barbados, 1861, "Britannia" (1d) blue, rough perf 14 to 16, tied by "1" bootheel cancel, matching sharp "Barbados, JY 3, 63" cds on July 3rd 1863 printed "Barbados Prices Current" to Trinidad, showing red crayon "1" pence rating, Trinidad (7.6) double-arc backstamp, Very Fine and scarce. SG No. 23.
Scott No. 16    Estimate $300 - 400.

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