Lot 2333St. Lucia, "Paid at St. Lucia" Crown Circle, clear strike of red handstamp on 1847 folded letter sheet to London, England, with "1/-" rating alongside, reverse with "St. Lucia, 13 Mr, 1847" origin cds and red "Paid, Ap 8, 1847" entry postmark on front, Very Fine and choice.
SG No. CC1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2334St. Lucia, 1891, Queen Victoria, ½d dull green, Die II, Crown CA watermark, multiple examples on three covers from the Meyerscough & Co. correspondence to London, England; first with strip of four and single tied by "St. Lucia, D, No 8, 97" village cds of Dennary, second a registered printed return cover with strip of five and strip of four tied by "St. Lucia, L, Ap 14, 98" village cds of Laborie, and third a registered printed return cover with block of ten and three vertical pairs tied by "St. Lucia, VF, Ap 28, 98" village cds on Vieux Fort; cover opening tears and last cover with partial backflap, Very Fine, a rare group of village cancels. Scott No. 27.
SG No. 43 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 2335St. Lucia, 1892, Queen Victoria, ½d on half of 6d dull mauve & blue, two singles, Crown CA watermark, left and right halves on locally addressed cover, tied by "St. Lucia, My 4, 92" cds's with additional strike between, Very Fine. Scott No. 41.
SG No. 54 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2336St. Lucia, 1892, Queen Victoria, 1d on 4d brown, Crown CA watermark, tied by "St. Lucia, Sp 28, 92" cds with second strike alongside on cover to St. George, Grenada, with Grenada, 1892, 2d on 6d Postage Due (D6) tied by "Grenada, Oc 19, 92" cds with additional strike alongside; small cover tear at top center, Very Fine. Scott No. 42.
SG No. 55 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2337St. Lucia, Postal-Fiscal, 1882, 3d deep blue, two singles, in combination with Postal-Fiscal, 1882, 1sh orange + 1885, 1d dull mauve, horizontal pair and single (F20+F28) on registered cover to Bordeaux, France, all tied by "St. Lucia, Au 26, 86" cds's with matching "R" in oval handstamp, red "London, Registered, 20 Sp 26" oval date stamp and Calais transit cds, Very Fine, a very scarce Postal Fiscal three-color franking.
SG No. F15 Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2338St. Vincent, St. Vincent, Sep 29, 1812, rimless large fleuron cds (type 1b, 2nd state) on reverse of folded letter to London, England, manuscript "2/2" rating and red entry backstamp, Very Fine, ex-P. Jaffe.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2339St. Vincent, "Paid at St. Vincent" Crown Circle, red handstamp on cover to Aberdeen, New Brunswick, manuscript "1/-" rate and reverse with "St. Vincent, Fe 26, 1853" origin cds, with "Paid, Mr 21, 53" entry cds; cover missing backflap and small tear at top center, otherwise Very Fine, ex-M. Ludington.
SG No. CC1 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2340St. Vincent, "Paid at St. Vincent" Crown Circle, red handstamp on folded letter to London, England, with "By West India Steamer" endorsement and red crayon "6" rating, reverse with "St. Vincent, Fe 10, 59" origin cds and front with red "London, Paid, Mr 4, 59" entry cds, Very Fine, a late usage during the adhesive period illustrating the occasional shortage of postage stamps.
SG No. CC1 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2341St. Vincent, 1861, Queen Victoria, 1d rose red, rough perf 14 to 16, two horizontal pairs, unwatermarked, in combination with 1862, Queen Victoria, 6d deep green, two singles (4) on folded letter sheet to Paris, France, tied together by barred "A10" oval handstamp and tied by Calais transit cds, red crayon "1/2" rating and red "London, 20 Mr, 68" transit cds with matching "PD" in circle handstamp, reverse with bold receiving cds, Very Fine and choice, ex-Messenger. Scott No. 2.
SG No. 1 Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
A WONDERFUL PREPAID DOUBLE RATE COVER TO PARIS, FRANCE.
Lot 2342St. Vincent, 1861, Queen Victoria, 1d rose red, rough perf 14 to 16, horizontal pair, unwatermarked, in combination with 1862, Queen Victoria, 6d deep green (4) on folded letter sheet to Paris, France, each with manuscript squiggle and tied together by barred "A10" oval handstamps, red "Saint Vincent, Fe 24, 64" cds and red crayon "7d" rating, red "London, Paid, Mr 15, 64" and Calais transit cds's, light receiving backstamp, Very Fine, ex-Jaffe. Scott No. 2.
SG No. 1 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
The distinctive manuscript marks on stamps where applied by the Argyll Estate to prevent stamp pilferage.