The Davies Collection of Great Britain and selected other Countries

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The Davies Collection of Great Britain and selected other Countries

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Thursday 5th December 2019 - 02:00pm  

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(x) Aden1937-1963 complete mint collection on Scott specialised pages including 1937 Dhow set to 10r., 1939-48 set to 10r., 1949 Silver Wedding set, 1951 Surcharge set, 1953-63 set of twenty-five; also includes Kathiri State of Seiyun, Qu'aiti State of Shihr and Mukalla and Qu'aiti State in Hadhramaut issues, predominantly lightly mounted and fine. S.G. 1-86 and States 1-41, 1-52 £2,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australia1913-2010 basic mint collection in four Scott speciality albums housed in a box including 1913 First Watermark set of fifteen, the £2 centred to left and lightly toned, 1915 Second Watermark set of seven to 5/-, 1915-27 Third Watermark set to £2 and with 6d. ultramarine horizontal pair, one with variety leg of kangaroo broken (Brandon certificate, 2003) and £2 purple black and pale-rose, 1929-30 Small Multiple Watermark set of seven to £2, 1928 3d. blue unmounted pane of six miniature sheets, 1931-36 C of A Watermark set to £2, 1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge set, 1937-49 set to £1, 19...

(x) Austria1854-2013 basic mint collection (most Postage Dues used) in four Scott speciality albums in a box including Empire 1851-56 Newspaper (30k.) rose used (fair example; A.Diena certificate, 1962), 1854 machine-made paper 1k. (minor tone on reverse), 2k., 6k. and 9k., all Type III, 1858-59 2k., 3k. black (Matl certificate, 1979), 3k. green, 5k. (a little soiled), 10k. and 15k., all Type II with small part gum, 1860-61 2k. to 15k. all with small part gum, 1863 (July) perf 14 2k. (small part gum), 3k., 10k. and 15k. (reperforated and no gum), and 1863-64 perf 9½ 2k. to 15k. (10k. with some...

(x) AustriaNewspaper Stamps1851 (Jan.) (6kr.) yellow with small to good margins, neatly cancelled by large part "zeitungs-ex (ped:)/10/5/wien" datestamp, fine. A rare stamp. A.Diena (1963) and Ferchenbauer (1980) Certificates. Sc. P2; S.G. N12, £14,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AustriaNewspaper Stamps1856 (21 Mar.) 6kr. (30 cent) vermilion-red (Type IIIb), the so-called "Red Mercury", unused with small part gum, small to good margins, thinned nevertheless of good to fine appearance. A very presentable example of this famous world rarity. Calves (1980) and Roumet (1983) Certificates. Sc. P4; S.G. N13, £125,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AustriaAustrian Territories Acquired by ItalyTrentino1918 (Nov.) 10k. violet, lovely colour, centred slightly to right, fresh and fine unmounted mint. A great rarity. Oliva Certificate (1982). Sc. N50; S.G. 18, £96,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AustriaAustrian Territories Acquired by ItalyVenezia Giulia1918 (Nov.-Dec.) 3h. to 4k. (17 values) tied by Trieste c.d.s. on locally addressed and registered 1919 (17 Jan.) front, fine. Very rare. Sc. N1-N16; S.G. 31-47, £3445. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) AustriaAustrian Territories Acquired by ItalyVenezia Giulia1918 (Nov.-Dec.) 3h. to 10k. set of eighteen, all of fresh and fine appearance, the 10k. without gum, most of the other values with hinge remnant. The 10k. extremely rare. Oliva Certificate (1982) for 10k. Sc. N1-N17; S.G. 31-48, £77,000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahrain1933-2013 complete unmounted mint collection housed in a Scott specialised album in a small box including 1933 set to 10r., 1934-37 set of five, 1938-41 set of sixteen to 25r., 1942-45 set to 12a, 1948-49 set to 10r. on 10/-, 1975 Horses including sheetlet, 1976 300f. to 3d. set of six, commemorative sets and miniature sheets to 2013; chiefly fine unmounted mint conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Collections and RangesAn All World assortment of mainly modern mint and used in three boxes comprising a huge range of UN issues and covers in Unicef brown albums and Minkus United Nations albums, three albums of full and part sheets from Great Britain, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway etc., 1953 Coronation and 1977 Jubilee issues, a range of small stockbooks with assorted modern issues and duplicates etc.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Denmark1851-2012 largely complete unused collection housed in two Scott speciality albums within a box including 1851-54 2 R.B.S. blue (with horizontal crease) and 4 R.B.S. brown each with Slavomir Kaiser Certificates, 1854-59 2sk. to 16sk., 1858 wavy lines 4sk. and 8sk., 1863 16sk. rosy mauve, 1864-74 set of five to 16sk. grey-green, 1870-74 set to 16sk. green and grey, 1875-1903 New Currency set to 100ö, 1907-12 set of seven to 100ö, 1912 G.P.O. 5k., 1913-28 5ö to 10k. set of thirty-eight, 1915 G.P.O. 5k. deep carmine-red, 1918 Newspaper stamps surcharged 27ø on 1ø to 27ö on 10k., 1925-2...

(x) Faroe Islands1919-2013 complete mint collection housed in a Scott speciality album within a small box including 1919 2ö on 5ö green (Scott #1) with Friedl certificate (1982), 1940 20ö on 15ö scarlet, 1940-41 set of four to 60ö on 6ö orange, complete sheets of many issues from 1980 onwards, booklets, miniature sheets and all definitive and commemorative sets to 2013; unmounted mint from 1975, lightly mounted mint prior, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Finland1856-2013 basic mint collection in two Scott speciality albums within a box including 1856-59 wove paper 5k. blue and 10k. rose each without gum and accompanied by Rolf Gummesson Certificates (1982 and 1997), 10k. rose cancelled by pen and postmark with Rolf Gummesson Certificate (1993), 1859 laid paper 10k. rose with pen cancellation accompanied by Rolf Gummesson (1991) and Kalle Vaarnas Certificates (1979), 1860 1¾ mm. tooth 5k. blue and 10k. rose (with a couple of short perfs.), 1866-71 5p., 8p., 10p., 20p., 40p. and 1m., 1875 Copenhagen print 32p. lake (heavily mounted), 1875-84...

(x) Finland1856-59 Coat of Arms IssueLarge Pearls, Vertically Laid Paper5 kop. blue on wide-laid paper, deep blue colour and crisp impression, large margins all around, unused without gum. Believed to be one of only two known unused examples. A world class rarity in fine condition. Nils Strandell (1944) and Edgar Mohrmann (1962) Certificates, the latter states "the only unused copy". Scott 3B, Facit 1II V1; S.G. 5. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Finland1858 Coat of Arms IssueLarge Pearls, Wove Paper5 kop. blue, unused without gum, large margins and crisp impression; a fine example of this scarce stamp. Mikko Ossa Certificate (1985) and signed M. Ossa on reverse. Scott 3, Facit 1II, 75,000; S.G. 4, £12,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Finland1859 Coat of Arms IssueSmall Pearls, Wove Paper10 kop. carmine, unused example without gum, blurred printing, fresh colour with large margins all around; insignificant tiny thin and small yellowish spot in lower margin, nevertheless fine and scarce. Salmenkyla (1976), P. Gummesson (1997) and Tuori (2003) Certificates. Scott 2, Facit 2b, 75,000, S.G. 2, £12,000. Photoprovenance:"Sibelius", 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesA basic mint collection on Scott speciality pages, including Cameroun, Caroline Islands (1899-1900 issue 56 degrees), German East Africa, German Post Offices in China with 1900 Foochow Provisional 5pf. (56º) on 10pf. used on small piece (Steuer certificate, 2000), 1900-01 3pf. (light gum crease; Jakubek certificate, 1999), 5pf. (used), 10pf. (light bend) and 20pf. (used), 1901-04 3pf. to 5m. used and 1905 1c. on 3pf. to 2½d. on 5m., German Post Offices in Morocco, German Post Offices in Turkish Empire with 1884 10pa. on 5pf. to 2½pi. on 50pf. used, 1900 10pa. on 5pf. to 25pi...

(x) German ColoniesCaroline Islands1910 (12 July) Provisional 5pf. on 3pf. brown tied by circular "ponape/karolinen" with intaglio seal alongside on unused picture postcard, fine. Mi. 7Pv, €6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesGerman Post Offices in China1900-01 Tientsin Provisional, 30pf. black and orange on rose, unused with large part original gum, fine. Three experts' handstamps on reverse. Sc. 21; S.G. 19, £8000; Mi. 12, €6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesGerman Post Offices in China1900-01 Tientsin Provisional, 50pf. black and purple on rose, unused with almost full original gum, fine. Four experts' handstamps/signature on reverse. Extremely rare. Jakubek Certificate (1999). Sc. 22; S.G. 20, £33,000; Mi. 13, €20,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesGerman Post Offices in China1900-01 Tientsin Provisional, 80pf. black and carmine on rose, fine unused. Four experts' handstamps/signature on reverse. Bothe Certificate (1976). Sc. 23; S.G. 21, £7500; Mi. 14, €6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesKiaochow1900 (July) Tsingtao Provisional, "5Pf." on 10pf. carmine, fresh and fine unmounted mint. Three experts' handstamps/initials on reverse. Bothe (1979) and Steuer (2005) Certificates. S.G. 8a, £4500. Mi. 2, €6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesKiaochow1900 (July) Tsingtao Provisional, "5Pf." on 10pf. carmine, fine used with Tsingtau c.d.s. (31.8.00). Jaschke-Lantelme Certificate (2005). S.G. 8a, £5500; Mi. 2, €5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesKiaochow1900 (July) Tsingtao Provisional, "5Pf." on 10pf. carmine with additional "5" handstamp, unused with part original gum, a few minor specks on reverse otherwise fine. Extremely rare. Bothe Certificate (1985). S.G. 9, £55,000; Mi. 3, unpriced. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesKiaochow1900 (July) Tsingtao Provisional, "5Pf." on 10pf. carmine with additional "5" handstamp, fine used on small piece with almost complete "tsingtau/kiautschou" c.d.s. (21.7.00). Extremely rare. Steuer Certificate (2006). S.G. 9, £66,000; Mi. 3, unpriced. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesKiaochow1900 (July) Tsingtao Provisional, "5Pf." on 10pf. carmine with additional "5 Pf." handstamp, unused with large part original gum. Very rare. Steuer Certificate (2006). S.G. 10, £11,000; Mi. 4. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German StatesWürttemberg1862 perf 10, thin paper 9Kr. purple, fine unused with large part original gum. Rare. Heinrich Certificate (2000). Sc. 33; S.G. 48, £6500; Mi. 24, €5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German StatesThe basic unused/mint collection on Scott pages comprising Baden with 1851-52 imperf 1k. on brown (regummed), 3k. on yellow (no gum), 6k. on yellow-green (small thins, regummed) and 9k. on dull rose (touched on two sides), 1853-58 imperf 1k., 3k. on green, 3k. on blue (thin) and 6k. and 1860-62 to 9k.; Bavaria with 1850-58 1k., 6k., 9k., 12k. and 18k., 1862-63 1k. (no gum), 6k. (thin), 9k., 12k. and 18k., 1867-69 imperf 7k., 12k. and 18k. (small margins), 1874 (Aug.) imperf 1m. (no gum; Brettl certificate, 2001), 1875 (June) 1m., 1876-80 3pf. to 2m. (25pf. with Helbig certific...

(x) German StatesBavaria1849-62 imperf 6k. brown, close to good margins, unused without gum, fine. Very rare. Brettl Certificate (2001). Sc. 3; S.G. 7, £12,000; Mi. 4, €9000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German StatesBrunswick1861-64 roulette 12, 3sgr.rose, fine used. Very rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1987). Sc. 22; S.G. 21, £6500; Mi. 12bD, €5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany1872-1945 basic mint collection on Scott speciality pages, including 1872 Small Shield districts with "thaler" currency ¼g., ½g. (both), 1g., 2g. and 5g., districts with "guilden" currency 1k., 2k. (no gum), 3k. (no gum), 7k. and 18k., 1872 Large Shield districts with "thaler" currency 2½g. and districts with "guilden" currency 2k. and 9k., 1875-79 "pfennige" 3pf. to 25pf., 50pf. grey and 50pf. grey-green (no gum and slightly toned), 1899-1900 2pf. to 5m. (2), 1902 2pf. to 80pf. and perf 14½ 1m., 2m. (both types), 3m. and 5m., 1905-21 wmk. lozenge 2pf. to 5m., 1924 (Jan.) Air set of...

(x) Germany1901 (Apr.) Vineta Provisional "3pf" in violet on half 5pf. green, a left half unused with large part original gum, fine. Rare. Bothe Certificate (1980). Sc. 65B; S.G. 66, £13,000. Mi. 55A, €13,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany1933 (Nov.) Welfare Fund miniature sheet, fine unmounted mint. Sc. B58; S.G. MS525a, £8500; Mi. 508-511, €6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyAllied OccupationA basic mint collection in a Scott speciality album in a box, including Allied Military Post 1946-46 3pf. to 1m. set of twenty, British and American Zones including 1948 (July-Aug.) both overprints 2pf. to 84pf. less 20pf., 1948-50 2pf. to 5Dm. set of twenty-eight, French Zone including Baden 1948-49 2pf. to 90pf. set of ten, 1949 (Feb.) Freiburg Fund set and miniature sheets and Red Cross set and miniature sheet, Rhineland Palatinate 1949 (Feb.) Red Cross set and miniature sheet, Württemberg 1948-49 2pf. to 80pf. set of ten and 1949 (Feb.) Red Cross set and miniatu...

(x) GermanyEast Germany1945-1990 chiefly unmounted mint collection in six Lighthouse albums housed in a box including 1945 Thuringen imperforate and rouletted miniature sheets, 1946 German National Theatre and Leipzig Fair miniature sheets, 1949 Goethe Festival miniature sheet, 1949 50pf. sheet of twenty-five, 1950 German Stamp Exhibition miniature sheet, 1950-51 set of five, 1950 250th Anniversary of Academy of Sciences set of ten, 1951 Friendship with China set of three, 1952-53 set of five to 2dm. brown-red, 1952-53 2pf. grey-black to 84pf. purple-brown set of fifteen, 1953-55 1dm. deep bro...

(x) GermanyGerman Federal Republic1949-2012 basic complete mint collection in two Scott speciality albums in a box, including 1951-52 2pf. to 90pf. set of sixteen and 1954-60 2pf. to 3Dm. set of twenty. A fine lotSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) GermanyOccupation and Administration AreasA mint collection on Scott speciality pages, including First World War with Belgium 1914-18, France 1916 3c. on 3pf. to 2f.50 on 2m., Occupation Issues with Belgian Forces in Rhineland 1919-21b1c. to 10f., Eupen, 1920-21 1c. to 10f. and Malmedy 1920-21 1c. to 10f., Second World War with Montenegro 1943 (Nov.) 50c. on 3d. to 20l. on 4d., 1943 National Commitee 25c. to 5l. and Air 50c. to 10l., 1944 (May) Refugees' Fund and (Aug.) Red Cross, Serbia 1941 (July) Air set, 1941 Smederevo miniature sheet (both), 1942 (Jan.) Postage Due 1d. to 20d. used, 1...

(x) Great Britain1840-2013 basic mint collection in three Scott speciality albums in a box, including 1840 1d. black Pl. V (small part gum, slight thinning), 1841 blued paper 1d. red-brown (no gum), 1841 2d. blue (touched in two places), 1854-57 blued paper SC 16 1d. (2, one with small thin) and 2d. (no gum), SC 14 1d. (2) and 2d. (no gum), LC 16 1d. and 2d. (regummed), LC 14 1d. (crease) and 2d., 1856-58 LC 16 1d. and 2d., LC 14 1d. (trace of gum), 1858-76 2d. Pl. 9, 1870 1½d. Pl. 3, and 15, Embossed with 1847-54 1/- green unused with part original gum (RPS certificate, 2019, states surface...

(x) Great Britain1840 2d. blue, Pl. 1, RI (shifted transfer, upper border), small to large margins, lovely colour, unused with large part original gum, light vertical bend not affecting appearance. An attractive example. Brandon Certificate (2001). Sc. 2; S.G. 5 (Specialised DS5d), £38,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1858 wmk. Large Crown, perf 16, paper no longer blued 2d. Pl. 6, DC, centred to foot, unused without gum, good colour fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1983). Sc. 19; S.G. 36a, £14,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1870 prepared for use in 1860 but not issued 1½d. rosy mauve, HE, part original gum, a fine example of this rare and distinctive stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). Sc. 31; S.G. 53a, £7000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1856 (Feb.) wmk. Medium Garter, thick blued highly glazed paper, 4d. carmine, unused with large part original gum, lovely rich colour, fine. An excellent example of this very difficult stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). Sc. 24; S.G. 63, £14,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1880 wmk. Spray of Rose, 2/- brown, Plate 1, FL, unused with large part original gum, excellent fresh colour, some very minor toning on reverse and thin speck at top, neither affecting fine appearance and only mentioned for sake of accuracy. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). Sc. 56; S.G. 121, £30,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1867-73 wmk. Maltese Cross, 5/- pale rose, Plate 2, BG, unused with part original gum, centred to lower right. A fine and attractive example. Brandon Certificate (2000). Sc. 57; S.G. 127, £9500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1867-83 wmk. Maltese Cross, 10/- greenish grey, BB, unused with large part original gum, well-centred and of excellent colour. A superb and choice example of this important rarity. Brandon Certificate (2001). Sc. 74; S.G. 128, £50,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1867-83 wmk. Maltese Cross, £1 brown-lilac, HA, unused with part original gum, centred to foot, strong rich colour. A fine example of this high value rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (2000). Sc. 75; S.G. 129, £75,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1867-83 wmk. Anchor, blued paper, 10/- grey-green, DD, unused with part original gum, centred slightly to lower left, nice colour. A fine example of one of the rarest QV high values. Brandon Certificate (2004). Sc. 91; S.G. 131, £110,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1867-83 wmk. Anchor, blued paper, £1 brown-lilac, AF, unused with large part original gum, lovely rich colour, the odd shortish perf and light diagonal crease which does not affect the appearance of this great rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). Sc. 92; S.G. 132, £140,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1867-83 wmk. Anchor, white paper 5/- rose Plate 4, EE, unused with part original gum (a fraction toned), well-centred, fine. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). Sc. 90a; S.G. 134, £28,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1873-80 wmk. Spray of Rose, 6d. pale buff, an "abnormal" Plate 13, IA, cancelled "447", one short perf at right which is barely noticeable due to placement of cancellation. Rare, forty-nine examples recorded. B.P.A. Certificate (undated). Sc. 63; S.G. 145, £25,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1873-80 wmk. Large Garter, 4d. grey-brown, Plate 17, NL, part sheet margin at right, unused with almost full original gum and of good colour. A very fine example. R.P.S. Certificate (2019). Sc. 71; S.G. 154, £2800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1876 (July) prepared for use but not issued, 8d. purple-brown, Plate 1, JC, unused with part original gum, wonderfully fresh and fine. A most attractive example of this rare unissued stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2001). Sc. 72; S.G. 156a, £7,500. Photoprovenance:The Royal Collection, May 2001Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1884 (Apr.) wmk. Crowns, £1 brown-lilac, KB, unused with large part original gum, good colour, centred to top, some light diagonal creases none of which affect fine and fresh appearance. R.P.S. Certificate (1992). Sc. 110; S.G. 185, £28,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1888 (Feb.) wmk. Orbs, £1 brown-lilac, RB, unused with large part original gum, fresh colour. A fine example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1991). Sc. 123; S.G. 186, £60,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial Stamps1840 "V.R." 1d. black, IC, unused with small part original gum (disturbed), close to good margins, small fault over "g" of "postage", otherwise a fine example of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). Sc. O1; S.G. V1, £20,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1862-91 on Issues of 1884-88, wmk. Crowns, £1 brown-lilac, EC, unused with small part original gum (lightly toned), vertical crease at left not affecting appearance. Very rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1998). Sc. O13; S.G. O11, £60,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1862-91 on Issues of 1884-88, wmk. Orbs, £1 brown-lilac, RD, unused with large part original gum, lovely rich colour, trace of rubbing at centre top and a light gum crease otherwise a fine example of one of Great Britain's major rarities. Signed T. Allen and Charles Nissen on reverse. Brandon Certificate after consultation (2001). Sc. O13; S.G. O12, £85,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1902-04 6d. pale dull purple handstamped "specimen" (Type 16), fresh with large part original gum. A fine example of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). Concise S.G. O23s, £38,000. Photoprovenance:Chartwell, December 2011Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1902-04 6d. pale dull purple, unused with part to large part original gum, lovely rich colour and appearance, very fine. One of only two mint examples in private hands and considered Great Britain's rarest postage stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2008). Sc. O22; S.G. O23, £475,000. PhotoNote: The 6d. I.R. Official was issued on 14 March, 1904 and was officially withdrawn on 13 May, 1904. This value was barely used and only six are known, virtually all of them are of very poor quality having been very heavily cancelled as per the Inland Revenue Departme...

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1902-04 5/- bright carmine with variety raised stop after "r", well-centred, fine used with variety clearly visible. B.P.A. Certificate (1965). Sc. O24a; S.G. O25a, £12,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1902-04 10/- ultramarine with variety raised stop after "r", unused with large part original gum, pressed vertical crease nevertheless a fine example of this major rarity. Signed Harry Nissen on reverse. A. Diena (1951) and Brandon (2004, after consultation) Certificates. Sc. O25a; S.G. O26a, £95,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsInland Revenue1902-04 £1 dull blue-green, centrally cancelled by Aberdeen datestamp, well-centred, fine. An excellent example of this rare used Official stamp. Brandon Certificate (2003) after consultation. Sc. O26; S.G. O27, £18,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsBoard of Education1902 (Feb.) 5d. dull purple and blue, unused with large part original gum, light horizontal crease not affecting fine and fresh appearance. R.P.S. Certificate (2019). Sc. O65; S.G. O81, £5750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsBoard of Education1902 (Feb.) 1/- grey-green and carmine, unused with part original gum, good colours, small corner crease, fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1976). Sc. O66; S.G. O82, £12,000. Photoprovenance:Sir Gawaine Baillie, October 2004Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsBoard of Education1902-04 5d. dull purple and ultramarine, unused with large part original gum and lovely rich colours. A very fine example of this rare Official. Brandon Certificate (1999) after consultation. Sc. O70; S.G. O86, £30,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsBoard of Education1902-04 1/- dull green and carmine, remarkably fresh colours on brilliant white paper, unused with part original gum with a single hinge remainder at top. A superb example of this exceptionally rare stamp, second only in rarity to the Inland Revenue 6d. B.P.A. Certificate (2003). Sc. O71; S.G. O87, £160,000. Photoprovenance:H.R. Harmer, May 1980William Frazer, May 2003Chartwell, December 2011Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficial StampsAdmiralty1903-04 3d. dull purple on orange-yellow, unused with large part original gum, fresh and fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1999). Sc. O83; S.G. O112, £2600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainChannel Islands1958-2009 complete mint collection of Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey and Isle of Man housed in six Scott specialised albums and an album of booklets within two cartons, chiefly unmounted mint condition, some very lightly mounted; includes all issued definitives and commemoratives from 1958 to 2009 along with miniature sheets and some booklets; fine to very fine conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainStamps of Great Britain OverprintedA mint collection on Scott speciality pages comprising British Levant including 1885-88 40pa. on 2½d., 80pa. on 5d. and 12pi. on 2/6d. (white paper), 1902-05 40pa. on 2½d. to 24pi. on 5/-, 1906 (July) 1pi. on 2d., British Currency 1905-12 ½d. to 1/- and Turkish Currency 1921 45pi. on 2/6d. to 180pi. on 10/-; British Occupation of Italian Colonies basically complete (no Cyrenaica); Morocco Agencies including Gibraltar overprinted 1898-1900 5c. to 2p., 1899 5c. to 2p. less 10c., 1903-05 CA 5c. to 2p., 1905-06 MCA 5c. to 2p., British Currency 19...

(x) Greenland1905-2013 complete mint collection in two Scott speciality albums in a box, including 1945 1ö to 5k., 1945 Liberation 1ö to 5k. set of nine, 1950-60 1ó to 5k. and a range Parcel Post stamps (11, six used). A fine lotSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iceland1873-2012 large part complete basic mint collection with miniature sheets/sheetlets and booklets, housed in a Scott specialised album, including 1873 perf. 14x13½ 2sk. (centred to right), 4sk., 8sk. and 16sk. (unmounted, centred to left), perf. 12½ 3sk., 4sk. and 16sk. (2, one a top left corner example imperforate between stamp and margin at left - Slavomir Kaiser certificate, 1982), 1876-95 perf. 12½ 5a. and perf. 14x13½ 5a. to 40a., 1882-95 3a. to 100a., 1896-1900 3a. to 50a., 1898-1900 3a. to 50a., 1897 perf 12½ 3a. on 5a. (both) and word only 3a. on 5a. (both), 1902-04 3a. to 5k...

(x) Iceland1902-03 perf 14x13½, 10a. carmine-red, fairly well-centred, unused with part original gum, fine. Rare. Grønland Certificate (1968); Sc. 62; Facit 39, 85,000kr.; S.G. 59, £9500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iceland1902-03 perf 12½ 25a. black overprint on 25a. blue and yellow-brown, fine unused with large part original gum. Very rare. Slavomir Kaiser Certificate (1981). Sc. 57; Facit 56, 90,000kr.; S.G. 78, £10,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ireland1922-2013 complete basic mint collection in three Scott speciality albums in a box, including 1922 Dollard 2/6d., 5/- and 10/-, 1922 Thom ½d. to 1/- and shiny ink 2/6d., 5/- and 10/- (marginal), 1922-23 ½d. to 10/-, 1925-28 narrow date 2/6d., 5/- and 10/-, wide date 2/6d., 5/- and 10/- and the three values in vertical pairs with wide and narrow dates, 1935 re-engraved 2/6d., 5/- and 10/-, 1937 2/6d., 5/- and 10/-, and 1940-68 ½d. to 10/-, also some booklets in a ring-binder including 1946 2/- (Edition 28-46), 1946-47 2/- (Edition 30-47) and 1948-50 2/6d. (Edition 32-49). A fine lot...

(x) IrelandBooklets1931-40 2/- black on red, Edition 31-1, complete, 1d. panes with trimmed perfs at top, fresh and fine. Rare. S.G. SB1, £4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) IrelandBooklets1940 2/- black on red, Edition 22-40, complete, panes with trimmed perfs at foot, fresh and fine. One of the world's rarest booklets. S.G. SB2, £12,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) IrelandBooklets1941-44 2/- black on red, Edition 26-44, complete, all panes with perfs trimmed at foot, fresh and fine. Rare. S.G. SB4, £2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Japan1871-2013 basic mint collection (many of the early issues used) in nine Scott speciality albums and a stockbook housed in two boxes, including 1871 Dragon laid paper 200m. (II, thin at top), wove paper 48m. (II), 100m. (I), 200m. (I) and 500m., 1872 perf 9 to 12½ laid paper ½s., 1s. (II) and 5s., 1872 Cherry Blossom 1872 wove paper 2s. (corner crease), 10s. (used), 20s. (used) and 30s. (used), 1874 with syllabics 2s. (ISPJ certificate, 1981) and 6s. (used), 1874 (Feb.) 4s. (used), 6s. (used), 10s. (used) and 30s. (used), 1875 Birds 12s. and 45s. (used), 1899-1908 to 1y., 5y. and 10y.,...

(x) Japan1874 (Jan.-Feb.) First Transitional Group without syllabics, 30s. grey-black, cancelled with cork obliterator, mainly good perfs, small light tone at top right otherwise fine. ISJP (1975) and P.F. of Japan (1983) Certificates. Sc. 25; S.G. 48, £7000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Japan1874 (Jan.-Feb.) First Transitional Group with syllabics, 20s. red-violet, Syll. 3, fine unused without gum. Very rare. P.F. of Japan Certificate (1983). Sc. 30; S.G. 51, £11,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Japan1874 (Jan.-Feb.) First Transitional Group with syllabics, 30s. black, Syll. 1, unused with original gum, fine. Holcombe Certificate (1984). Sc. 31; S.G. 52, £3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1921-2008 basic mint collection in three albums within a box including 1921 set to 5r., 1922-27 set to 10/-, 1935-37 set to £1, 1938-54 set to £1, Silver Wedding set, 1954-59 set to £1, 1960-62 set to 20/-, 1928 Postage Dues and then largely complete to 2008 including miniature sheets, chiefly fine and with plenty apparently unmountedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kuwait1923-2010 complete basic mint collection, housed in two Scott specialised albums, including booklets, miniature sheets/sheetlets and Official stamps, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Lebanon1924-2011 mint collection housed in two Scott speciality albums within a box including 1924 Olympic Games set of four, 1924-25 Definitive set of seventeen, 1924 Olympics bi-lingual surcharge set of four and 1p.25 on 25c. deep and full carmine with surcharge inverted, 1928 (May-Dec.) set of seventeen, 1928 Air set with varieties including overprint inverted (2) and overprint double (3), 1930-36 set to 100p. slate-black, 1936 Air set of eight, 1946 Air set of five, 1947 Postage and Air set of sixteen, 1946 Victory Issue miniature sheet on thick buff paper with blue inscription, 1949...

(x) Liechtenstein1912- virtually complete mint collection in three Lighthouse printed albums in a box, including 1912-16 thick paper 5h. to 25h. and thin paper 5h. to 25h. (both shades; E. Diena certificate, 1984 for set of three and Raybaudi certificate, 1983, for ultramarine shade), 1921 Swiss Currency perf 12½ 2½r. to 15r. and perf 9½ 2r. to 15r., 1921 Chapel 20r. to 1f., 1924-27 2½r. to 1½f., 1928 (Nov.) Prince John 10r. to 5f., 1930 5r. to 2f. set of fourteen (mixed perfs), 1930 Air 15r. to 1f., 1931 Air 1f. and 2f., 1932 Official 5r. to 1f.20 (mixed perfs), 1933 (Jan.) 25r., 90r. and 1f....

(x) Netherlands1852-2013 complete basic mint collection in five Scott speciality albums in two boxes, including 1852-63 imperf 5c. (NVPH certificate, 1976), 10c. (no gum) and 15c. (regummed), 1864 perf 12½x12 5c. (thinned), 10c. and 15c., 1867-69 Die I 15c. (heavily mounted), 20c., 25c., 50c., Die II 5c. (no gum) and 10c., 1872-91 5c. to 2g.50 set of eleven (various perfs), 1891-94 3c. to 1g. (heavily mounted), 1893-98 1g. and 5g., 1899-1923 2½c. to 60c., 1899-1910 1g. to 10g., 1913 Centenary 2½c. to 10g. (centred to right), 1920 (Aug.) 2.50 on 10g. (both), 1921 Marine Insurance set of seven,...

(x) Netherlands ColoniesA complete basic mint (some issues used) collection to 2010 in a Scott speciality album and loose pages, including Netherlands Antilles, Curaçao 1873-92 various perfs to 2g.50 used, 1903-08 1c. to 50c. used, 1906 1½g. and 2½g. used, 1915-26 ½c. to 2½g. used, 1923 Jubilee 5c. to 5g., 1934 Colonization 1c. to 2g.50, 1941 Air 10c.+10c. to 50c.+100c., 1941-42 6c. to 2½g., 1942 Air 10c. to 10g., 1946-47 6c. to 10g. and 1947 Air 6c. to 25g. used; Netherlands Antilles 1948-49 Postage Due 2½c. to 50c. and 1950 5c. to 10g. used; Netherlands Indies (some early issues used) 1864 i...

(x) Norway1855-2013 virtually complete basic mint collection in two Scott speciality albums in a box, including 1855 4sk. of unused appearance, 1856-60 2sk., 3sk., 4sk. and 8sk., 1863-64 2sk. to 24sk. set of five, 1867-78 1sk. to 8sk. set of five, 1871-75 1sk. to 7sk. set of six, 1877-79 1ö to 60ö set of ten, 1878 1k., 1k.50ö and 2k., 1882--93 1ó to 25ö (11 values, various dies), 1893-1908 1ö to 60ö (12 values), 1905 surcharges, 1907 and 1909-10 sets of three, 1909-22 1ö to 60ö set of twenty-two, 1922-24 10ö to 45ö, 1925 Air 2ö to 25ö, 1926-34 10ö to 60ö, 1930 Tourist Fund and Postage Due 1921...

(x) Persian Gulf1944-2012 basic unmounted mint collection in eight albums housed in two boxes comprising Qatar in two Scott albums with 1961-64 set of eleven, 1965 Fish set of seventeen, 1966 (1 Oct.) New Currency set of eleven to 10r. on 10r. black, 1966 Coinage set of twelve, 1966 (10 Nov.) set of fourteen, 1968 5d. to 10r. set of fourteen, 1972 (12 Mar.) set of nine, 1973-74 set of 10 to 10r. and most mint sets and miniature sheets to 2012, Oman in a Scott album with 1944 Muscat overprinted on stamps of India and Great Britain overprints to 1961, 1966-67 definitive set of twelve, 1969 set o...

(x) Saudi Arabia1916-2010 the superb mint and used collection housed in two green Scott speciality albums, a stockbook and tube contained in a box, including Hejaz 1921 unframed "1340 Hashemite Kingdom 1340" ½pi. on 1pa. and 1pi. on 1pa., 1925 large two line "Hejaz Government, 4th. October 1924" roulette 20 ¼pi. green with gold overprint (signed Graham), overprinted on framed "1340 Hashemite Kingdom 1340" 1/8pi. (used), on 1922 ½pi., on 1924 10pi., small three line "Hejaz Government, 4th. October 1924" roulette 20 ¼pi. red and blue overprints, 1925 large three line "Hejaz Government, 4 Octobe...

(x) Sweden1855-2012 mint collection housed in two Scott speciality albums within a box including 1855 First Issue 4s. pale blue, 8s. orange with Nils Strandell Certificate (1957) and 24s. vermilion with Franz Obermüller Certificate (1982), 1858-61 5ö green to 50ö deep lake, 1862-69 3ö to 20ö set of four, 1872-79 set of eleven to 1r., 1891-1904 set of fourteen to 1k. and 1903 5k. blue, 1910-19 set including 55ö light blue and 80ö black, 1920 watermark Crown Air 20ö on 2ö orange with Franz Obermüller Certificate (1980; ex King Carol, 1951), 1920-33 Swedish Post set of fifteen and watermark Wavy...

(x) Sweden1855-58 First Issue 3s. deep blue-green, lovely fresh colour, an unused example without gum, off-centre to foot as often found, fine and very scarce. Signed Sjöman and Strandell. Sjöman Certificate (1971). Facit 1, Kr.85,000; S.G. 1, £11,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden1855-58 First Issue 6s. grey, an unused example without gum, good colour and clear impression;, centred to the lower left, fine and scarce. Franz Obermüller Certificate (1982). Facit 3, Kr.85,000; S.G, 3, £11,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Switzerland1843-2011 mainly mint largely complete collection in four Scott speciality albums and in other albums and stockbooks within two boxes with a range of scarce early Cantonal issues including Zurich 1843 6rp. with Fritz Moser Certificate (1976), 1846 6rp. black with Hans Hunziker Certificate (1977), tiny nick to upper left corner and without gum, Geneva 1848 5c. dark-green with Fritz Moser and Verband Schweizer Certificates, 1845 5c. yellow-green (vertical crease), 1846 5c. yellow-green, Vaud 1850 5c. black and red (slight nick at upper left) with Schweizericher Briefmarken-Prüfer-...

(x) SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich1843 4rp. black with red vertical background lines, Type 5, a fine unused example of this scarce stamp without gum, generally well balanced margins, a touch close at lower left, fresh colours and crisp impression with clear red background lines, minute pinhole to the right of the figure '4'. A lovely example of this Cantonal rarity. André Nussbaum-Bisser Certificate (1972). Sc. 1L 1; Zumstein 1s, CHF 25,000; S.G. Z1, £20,000. PhotoNote: Zumstein records that these stamps were not issued with gum, rather gum was applied just before use.Subject to 5%...

(x) SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich1843 4rp. black with red horizontal background lines, Type III, an unused example without gum, good to very generous margins surrounding a clear impression;. A fine and attractive example of this scarce and highly sought after Cantonal issue. Rellstab Certificate (1998). Sc. 1L 3; Zumstein 1W, CHF 22,500; S.G. Z4, £22,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) SwitzerlandCantonal Administrations Geneva1843 5c.+5c. black on green, the so-called Double Geneva, a particularly fine and attractive example from the right of the sheet with good to enormous margins, resplendent colour and with original gum, lightly mounted at top, signed A. Diena who states in the 1957 accompanying certificate that the stamp is perfect. A wonderful example of this world-class rarity, also with Hunziker (1957) and Rellstab (1999) Certificates. Sc. 2L 1; Zumstein 3; CHF 80,000; S.G. G1, £84,000, Photoprovenance:"Silvaplana", Corinphila, 1999Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Pr...

(x) SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsBasel1845 Dove 2½rp. proof in black, green and vermilion, large part original gum, close to good margins, bright colours and distinct embossing; tiny insignificant mark in upper margin. A fine example of this most attractive proof. Signed J. Schlesinger. Hunziker Certificate (1977). Zumstein 8I, CHF 7,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodGeneva1849 4c. black and red, a very handsome example of this greatly coveted stamp with perfectly balanced margins and fresh appearance, part original gum; a superb and exhibition quality piece of the highest order. Verband Schweizer (1943), A. Diena (1972) and Rellstab (1987) Certificates. Sc. 2L 5; Zumstein 9, CHF 50,000; S.G. L1, £46,000. Photoprovenance:"Silvaplana", Corinphila, 1999Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodZurich1850 2½rp. black and red-brown, fine and attractive with full margins and very fresh appearance, part original gum. A handsome and desirable example of this scarce stamp. Signed G Fulpius. Hunziker Certificate (1977). Sc. 1L5; Zumstein 12, CHF 7,500; S.G. L4, £7,500, PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) SwitzerlandFederal Administration1850 Poste Locale 20rp. black and red, Type 14, central cross without frame, well balanced margins, crisp impression and bright colour, cancelled by distinct diamond of bars with most of the design still visible; tiny nick in lower right hand corner barely affecting the fine appearance of this scarce stamp. Signed Roumet. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Basel (2004) and Rellstab (1991) Certificates. Sc. 4; Zumstein 14II, CHF 30,000, S.G. 4, £30,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Ter...

(x) SwitzerlandFederal Administration1850 Rayon II 10rp. black, red and orange-yellow, central cross with black frame, good to large margins, just touching the outer frame in places, cancelled with fairly clear rhombus of bars and leaving the central cross visible, a very handsome and fine example of this incredibly scarce stamp with just a very few used examples known. Signed Hans Hunziker. Herbert Munk (1943), Hunziker (1986) and Rellstab (2000) Certificates. Sc. 6; Zumstein 16l, CHF 170,000; S.G. 9, £159,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

(x) SwitzerlandFederal Administration1852 Rayon III 15c. brick-red, an unused example without gum, close to good margins, just touched at lower left; lovely fresh colour and clear impression, fine and scarce. Sc. 13; Zumstein 19, CHF 18,000; S.G. 22 £22,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) SwitzerlandFederal Administration1851 Rayon I 5rp. light blue and red, Stone B2 Type 15, central cross with blue frame, good margins to foot, close and just cut into the outer frame line at upper left and top, cancelled with centrally struck rhombus of blue bars leaving the blue framed cross clear and visible. An incredible opportunity to acquire what can only be described as an exceedingly rare, if not the rarest, classic stamp of Switzerland. Signed Staedeli. A. von der Weld Philatelie (1994) and Zumstein+Cie (1988) Certificates. Sc. 9; Zumstein 17I CHF 250,000; S.G. 12a £230,000. Photo...

(x) SwitzerlandFederal Administration1854 Helvetia Seated, Munich printing 5r. orange-brown, average to good margins, a fine unused example with part original gum, lovely colour, a highly sought after and scarce shade. Jean-Claude Marchand Certificate (1999). Sc. 14; Zumstein 22Aa, CHF 8,300; S.G. 25a £11,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) SwitzerlandFederal Administration1882 Granite Paper1882 granite paper, 15c. orange-yellow, an unused example of this highly sought after but rarely seen stamp with large part original gum, centred to lower right. An extremely rare shade, fine. A. von der Weld Certificate (1995). Sc. 75a; Zumstein 63Ad, CHF 22,500; S.G. 132Ac £20,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Thailand1883-2013 virtually complete mint collection, including miniature sheets, housed in four Scott specialised albums and a ring-binder of booklets in a box, including 1883-85 1 solot to 1 salung plus unissued 1 fuang, 1887-91 1a. to 64a., 1889 (Aug.) 1a. on 1 sio (3), 1889-91 1a. on 2a. S.G. Types 12 to 15, 1a. on 3a. Type 12, 2a. on 3a. Types 17 and 18, 2a. on 1a. on 3a. (Siam Stamp Certificate, 1999) and typeset by Post and Telegraph Dept. 2a. on 3a. Types 19 and 20, 1892 (Oct.) 4a. on 24a. (both), 1894 (July) 2a. Type 31 on 64a., 1898 (Feb.)-99 10a. on 24a., 1899-1904 1a. to 64a.,...

(x) Thailand1885 (July)-1887 1t. on 1 solot indigo, Types I to V, all unused with part or large part original gum, Type I with manuscript "1 Tical" on reverse, fine. Siam Stamp Certificate (1999) for each. S.S.T. 7-11. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Thailand1889 (Nov.)-1891 1a. (Type 5) on 3a. green and blue, unused with part original gum, green colour a touch faded as is often found, otherwise fine. Extremely rare. Siam Stamp Certificate (1999). S.S.T. 26; S.G. 25, £25,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Thailand1902 (Aug.) Battambang Provisionals, 2a. on 3a. red and blue and 10a. on 12a. brown-purple and carmine, both fine unused with part and large part original gum respectively. Rare. Siam Stamp Certificate (1999). S.S.T. 90-91; S.G. 87-88, £13,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.
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101£52,000
102£4,500
103£2,000
104£1,800
105£9,000
106£3,200
107£1,300
108£27,000
109£18,000
110£60,000
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111£24,000
112£9,000
113£10,000
114£1,000
115£2,200
116£6,500
117£17,000
118£4,800
119£6,500
120£17,000
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121£18,000
122£240,000
123£2,900
124£35,000
125£8,500
126£800
127£3,200
128£11,000
129£100,000
130£1,200
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131£210
132£1,800
133£420
134£17,000
135Unsold
136£2,100
137£7,500
138£10,000
139£550
140£7,000
141£480
142£3,000
143£240
144£5,800
145£38,000
146£2,700
147£2,000
148£25,000
149£2,200
150£850
151£600
152Unsold
153£4,500
154Unsold
155Unsold
156£300
157£850
158£1,300
159£5,000
160£600
161£950
162£4,000
163£1,000
164£900
165Unsold
166£6,500
167£19,000
168£4,800
169£500
170£11,000
171£3,500
172£5,500
174£4,500
175£700
176£4,200
177£500
178£20,000
179£1,400
180£4,500
181£1,300
182£420
183£1,100
184£800
185£2,000
186£2,800
187£1,900
188£2,500
189£3,000
190£22,000
191£7,000
192£2,900
193£2,300
194£17,000
195£12,000
196£9,500
197£65,000
198£2,400
199£55,000
200£2,500
201£14,000
202£45,000
203£2,900
204£58,000
205£1,600
206£3,200
207£17,000
208£2,000
209Unsold
210£3,500
211£500