Auction 09.11.2000

Christie's
Spink London

Date of the auction: 09.11.2000

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Proof 1897 Imperium "POSTAGE & REVENUE" 6d. with solid numeral in dull...

Proof 1897 Imperium "POSTAGE & REVENUE" 6d. with solid numeral in dull purple and violet on ungummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1948-49 Silver Wedding complete, most unmounted; the Barbados 5...

unused 1948-49 Silver Wedding complete, most unmounted; the Barbados 5/- lightly foxed and the Falkland Islands £1 with gum fault. Cat. £1600. (138

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1937-51 complete mint collection including States with additional...

unused 1937-51 complete mint collection including States with additional 1951 surcharge sets, fine mint. Cat. £779

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused Block of Four 1937 Dhow ½a. to 10r., each in an imprint block of...

unused Block of Four 1937 Dhow ½a. to 10r., each in an imprint block of four, fresh and fine mint. S.G. 1-12, £1600

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1863-1951 mint collection including 1863-67 wmk. Small Star rough...

unused 1863-1951 mint collection including 1863-67 wmk. Small Star rough perf. 14 to 16 1d. dull rose, 1d. vermilion (no gum) and 6d. green, 1872 CC perf. 12½ 1d. scarlet and 6d., 1876 CC perf. 14 6d., 1879 CC perf. 14 4d. (2), 1882 CA perf. 14 2½d., 1884 CA perf. 12 1d., 1884-86 CA perf. 14 2½d

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1922-49 complete collection with additional Wedding 10/-, the 1924...

unused 1922-49 complete collection with additional Wedding 10/-, the 1924 8d. showing cleft rock ; mostly fine mounted mint. S.G. 1-55, £1135+. (64

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1913-53 mint collection including Kangaroos with 1st. wmk. £1 (very...

unused 1913-53 mint collection including Kangaroos with 1st. wmk. £1 (very lightly toned and slight crease at left), 3rd. wmk. 5/-, 10/- (very lightly toned) and £1 grey, small multiple wmk. 6d. to 10/- and CofA 6d. to £2 (some slightly clipped perfs. at top right), KG V Head values to 1/4d

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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1913-80 (c.) the mostly used collection on leaves, including Kangaroos...

1913-80 (c.) the mostly used collection on leaves, including Kangaroos 1931-36 set to £2, K.G.V Head types to 1/4d., commemoratives with 1932 Sydney Bridge 5/-, K.G.VI with Robes to £1, Q.E.II with high values, also a small range of cancellations; fair to fine

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1913 1st. watermark, 6d. ultramarine, a lower right corner example...

unused 1913 1st. watermark, 6d. ultramarine, a lower right corner example showing retouched "E" (upper plate, right pane R10/6), fine mint. A very clear example which occured on this distinct colour of the first printing only, prior to being corrected. B.P.A. Certificate (2000) states "...colour

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £450 - £550

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused -- 10/- grey and pink, well-centred, fine mounted mint. S.G. 14...

unused -- 10/- grey and pink, well-centred, fine mounted mint. S.G. 14, £600. Photo

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused -- £2 black and rose showing broken tail , well-centred, tiny tone...

unused -- £2 black and rose showing broken tail , well-centred, tiny tone speck at lower left of map otherwise fine mint. S.G. 16, £2250. Photo

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1915-28 3rd. wmk. £2 purple-black and pale rose, fairly...

unused 1915-28 3rd. wmk. £2 purple-black and pale rose, fairly well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 45b, £1800. Photo

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1929-30 small multiple wmk. £2 black and rose, well-centred, fine...

unused 1929-30 small multiple wmk. £2 black and rose, well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 114, £1900. Photo

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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Air Mail cover 1929-81 envelopes (18) and a picture postcard, variously...

Air Mail cover 1929-81 envelopes (18) and a picture postcard, variously addressed and franked, showing a range of instructional markings including "TOO LATE" (1929), "INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/FOR AIR MAIL SERVICE" in red (1930), "UNDERPAID/FOR AERIAL SERVICE" in violet (1932), "AIR SERVICE/NOT

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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Air Mail cover 1930-40 envelopes (21, one registered) variously addressed...

Air Mail cover 1930-40 envelopes (21, one registered) variously addressed (including to Brazil, Lagos, Nauru and Sweden) and with a range of frankings including Late Fees, two with unusual labels affixed and one with postage due markings. An interesting lot

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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Air Mail cover 1937 (24 Dec.) envelope (folded) from Sydney to USA, marked...

Air Mail cover 1937 (24 Dec.) envelope (folded) from Sydney to USA, marked "For transmission per "Awatea" to Wellington thence via Auckland by "Samoa Clipper" leaving on 29th December 1937" , franked at 10/- (Kangaroo 5/- on reverse) and showing "TOO LATE" h.s. with, on reverse, Hong Kong transit

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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cover 1793 entire letters (2) from Nassau to Madeira, via London, both...

cover 1793 entire letters (2) from Nassau to Madeira, via London, both rated "5" and showing good to fine strikes of "DOVER/SHIP LRE" h.s. (Robertson Types S2 and S3

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £150 - £180

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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cover 1794 (15 Jan.) missionary entire from Rev. W. Richards to Rev. Dr...

cover 1794 (15 Jan.) missionary entire from Rev. W. Richards to Rev. Dr. Morris in London, rated "5" and showing fair to fine unframed "DEAL/SHIP-LETTER" (S4) and arrival datestamp across join on reverse; 1798 (July) entire from New Providence to Essex and redirected to Wanstead, rated "1/5

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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cover 1808 (21 Dec.) entire letter from "H.M. Ship Franchise, off Crooked...

cover 1808 (21 Dec.) entire letter from "H.M. Ship Franchise, off Crooked Island" to Edinburgh, rated "2/3" and showing circular "FALMOUTH PACK T LRE" (P1) with red arrival c.d.s. alongside; 1834 (17 July) from "H.M.S. Pearl, Nassau" to Sevenoaks, Kent, showing fair framed "PACKET LETTER" (P4) of

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £150 - £180

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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cover 1810 (27 June) entire letter from Nassau to Georgia, rated "19...

cover 1810 (27 June) entire letter from Nassau to Georgia, rated "19" , showing unframed "SHIP" (crossed by filing crease) and Charlestown transit c.d.s. (5.7). B.P.A. Certificate (1985

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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cover 1816-40 entire letters (4) and entires (2) from Nassau (5) or...

cover 1816-40 entire letters (4) and entires (2) from Nassau (5) or Galloway, Long Island, addressed to London (5) or Glasgow, variously rated and showing different GB ship letter handstamps comprising "SHIP LETTER/DOVER" (S12) in red, "Gravesend/Ship Letter" (S9), "LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER" (S13

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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used 6d. lilac centrally cancelled "A05", centred to top; one pulled perf...

used 6d. lilac centrally cancelled "A05", centred to top; one pulled perf. at top otherwise fine. S.G. Z4, £350. Photo

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1859-1949 mint collection including 1863-77 CC perf. 12½ 1d...

unused 1859-1949 mint collection including 1863-77 CC perf. 12½ 1d. rose-red, 4d. bright rose (no gum) and 6d. deep violet, and perf. 14 4d. bright rose, 1882 CA perf. 12 4d. and perf. 14 1d., 1884-90 1d. to 5/-, 1901-03 Staircase 1d. to 3/-, 1902-10 CA 1d. to £1, 1906-11 MCA ½d. to 6d., 1911-19 MCA

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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Proof 1d. complete die proof in black on card (41x49mm.); small fault below...

Proof 1d. complete die proof in black on card (41x49mm.); small fault below "INTER" otherwise fine. Very rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1980). Also two reprinted proofs of the Queen's head in brown on yellowish wove paper and in carmine on white wove paper, both with thins. Photo

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused Block Larger Than four 1d. brown-lake on medium paper, a top left...

unused Block Larger Than four 1d. brown-lake on medium paper, a top left corner block of six (3x2) with full sheet margins, fresh colour and with almost full original gum; one or two tiny tone spots not affecting fine appearance. A superb exhibition piece. Photo

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1d. brown-lake on medium paper, a horizontal pair with sheet margin...

unused 1d. brown-lake on medium paper, a horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, touched at top, fine unused with large part original gum. Photocopy of B.P.A. Certificate (1964). Photo

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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used 1d. dull lake on thin paper, good margins, clearly cancelled "A05...

used 1d. dull lake on thin paper, good margins, clearly cancelled "A05", fine. Photocopy of B.P.A. Certificate (1964). S.G. 2, £1500. Photo

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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used 1860 (Oct.) clean-cut perf. 14 to 16 1d. lake, lightly cancelled...

used 1860 (Oct.) clean-cut perf. 14 to 16 1d. lake, lightly cancelled, centred to lower right; tiny thin at foot not affecting fine appearance. Photocopy of B.P.A. Certificate (1962). S.G. 3, £650. Photo

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £150 - £180

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused 1861-62 rough perf. 14 to 16, 1d. lake, unused with part original...

unused 1861-62 rough perf. 14 to 16, 1d. lake, unused with part original gum; fine and fresh. B.P.A. Certificate (2000). S.G. 4, £750. Photo

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 9 Nov 2000

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unused -- 4d. dull rose, a horizontal pair with large part original gum...

unused -- 4d. dull rose, a horizontal pair with large part original gum, showing double perforations at top and straight-edge at foot, fine. S.G. 5, £2800. Photo

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 9 Nov 2000