1852-68, an extensive and valuable mint/unused and used highly specialised collection formed over many years in scholarly fashion, accurately classified with many stamps with plate position references and containing a wide range of shades, multiples ...
Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$6,383 - US$9,575
Price realised: £8,625
1852-68, an extensive and valuable mint/unused and used highly specialised collection formed over many years in scholarly fashion, accurately classified with many stamps with plate position references and containing a wide range of shades, multiples and varieties, postal forgeries etc. The collection comprises 1852-64 ½b. grey/lilac shades (52) including unused (11) with an interpanneau pair and lilac shades (4), used with a block of four and pairs (9, three are lilac shades), ½b. violet shades (31) including unused (20) with blocks of four (2), 1b. (67) including unused (22) with an interpanneau block of four, 2b. (97) with a wide range of shades and including mint blocks of ten and six, 3b. (49) including a mint corner block of four (brown shade), 4b. light grey-brown shades (33) including unused (3, faults) and a used interpanneau pair, 4b. pale yellow shades (22) including three unused pairs, 4b. yellow (16) including seven unused, 5b. (93) including a mint corner block of four, used pairs (18, two interpanneau), 5b. postal forgeries Type I (2, one on piece) and Type II (2, one on piece, the other with good margins), 6b. (51) with a fine range of shades and papers and including unused (17) with a mint block of four and a pair, 7b. (39) including mint and used blocks of four, 8b. (24) including a mint block of four, 8b. postal forgeries Type I and II (2, one with almost eight framelines), 50b. clear printing unused and used (2), 50b. defective printing used (3) and 1sc. unused (2) and used (2); 1867 imperforate 2c. (13) including a mint block of four, 3c. grey unused with a mint pair, 3c. rose-grey unused (3) and used, 5c. (9) including a mint block of four (one "no stop" variety), 10c. (12) including a mint block of four, 20c. (14) including a mint block of four and 80c. (5) including two used; 1868 perforated 2c. (30) including mint (2) and used blocks four, 3c. grey (20) including a mint block of sixteen, 5c. (35) including mint blocks of twelve, imperforate between pair and regular pair (blue-green shade) one without stop, 10c. (26) including a mint block of eight, a mint pair imperf. between and a used strip of five on piece, 20c. Indian red (19), 20c. magenta/Solferino/lilac shades (70), 40c. (65) with mint blocks of four (3), six and eight, also used (17), 80c. (38) with horizontal pair and vertical strip of three imperforate between mint and rose shades used (4); mixed condition but generally good to fine with a percentage of extremely fine items included. A wonderful opportunity to acquire an in depth study of the interesting and complex issues of this State. (over 960)
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