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KING EDWARD VII
Handy remainders including Bahamas 1901-03 Staircase, Sarawak 1899-1908 set including shades to $1 plus Unissued 5c Plate Number '1' block of 4 (aged/toned), Rhodesia 1909-11 Surcharges with shades, Straits Settlements 1903-04 Values SG SG 123-6, Sudan 1902-21 Camels with both 5pi & both 10pi, Transvaal Postage Dues, Turks & Caicos SG 101-126 complete, Virgins 1904 KEVII set, generally fine to very fine, Cat £1200 approximately. (Qty 120 approx)
Asian covers including India Used Abroad covers from 'ADEN' (with 'PAQUEBOT' handstamp), 'BUSRAH' (a little reduced) and 'MUSCAT', Hong Kong KEVII 6c Envelope uprated to Germany, Jhind philatelic usage of 1883 ¼a Postal Card with KEVII 1a added (blemishes), North Borneo 1906 registered to England, etc, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 10)
Mostly commercial covers including a beautiful 1906 PPC with 3p tied by Italian ship's cancel, 1906 cover with 'K-11 OUT' TPO cds, 1907 OHMS to Austria with Service ½a & 2a, 1910 to the USA with 2½a & 4a tied by Rangoon cds, 1911 to England with CEF 1a tied by 'FPO No1' cds used at Peking (with the enclosed letter), 1913 native cover with ½a tied by 'NEPAL' cds & 'GYANTSE-TIBET/ SILIGIRI...' backstamp, & 1913 French India usage of KGV size F Registration Envelope with ½a & 6a tied by 'KARIKAL' cds, condition variable. (Qty 7)
1902-11 KEVII 3p to 25r SG 119-147 including all listed shades, mostly lightly to very lightly mounted, Cat £1700+. (Qty 28)
OFFICIAL STAMPS: 1906 Postage & Revenue 1a horizontal strip of 3, the first unit normal, the second unit with Overprint Partially Albino and the last unit with Albino Overprint Only SG O67b, sensible reinforcing, Cat £1500. Brandon Certificate (2006). One of the most spectacular items in the collection.
OFFICIAL STAMPS: 1909 KEVII High Values 2r to 25r SG O68-72 complete, the 10r SG O70a with vertical crease, lightly to very lightly mounted, Cat £410. (Qty 7)
CHINA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE: 1904 QV 1a, 1905-11 KEVII plus 3p & 1a both with Overprint Double One Albino SG C12a & 13a, 1906 Postage & Revenue pair plus ½a Overprint Double One Albino SG C21a (unmounted), mostly lightly to very lightly mounted, Cat £500+. (Qty 17)
CHINA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE: British Railway Administration 1901 'B.R.A./ 5 /Five Cents' in Black on China ½c SG BR133, well centred, very lightly mounted, Cat £325. Superb! BPA Certificate (1998).
INDIAN STATES - Convention States
CHAMBA: 1903-07 KEVII issues plus the Service overprints including all listed shades, Service 3p SG O22 Raised Second 'E' in 'SERVICE' in two corner pairs (a major variety: why isn't it listed?), 8a with Double Overprint One Albino & the unissued 2a (see footnote below SG O31), mostly lightly mounted, Cat £195++. (Qty 38)
GWALIOR: 1903-11 KEVII issues SG 46A-66 plus the Officials SG O29-50 complete for both overprint lengths/spacings & including all the listed shades, mostly lightly to very lightly mounted; Cat £485. (Qty 56)
GWALIOR: 1903-11 KEVII 'GWALIOR' 14mm Long 3p (both shades) ½p, 1a, 2a (in a pair), 3a (unmounted), 4a & 8a all with Tall 'R' in 'GWALIOR' between SG 46Ae & 57Ae, mostly lightly to very lightly mounted; Cat £1050+. Very scarce group. (Qty 9)
JIND: 1903-09 KEVII 'JHIND/STATE' Overprints including 'SERVICE' types with all listed shades except 8a SG 53 plus 3a Overprint Double SG 48a, 1r Overprint Double One Albino SG 55a and 'SERVICE' 1a Overprint Double One Albino SG O25b, mostly lightly to very lightly mounted; Cat £300+. (Qty 32)
NABHA: 1903-09 KEVII issues plus the Service overprints including all listed shades, 2a6p 6a & Service 3p all with Double Overprint One Albino, mostly lightly mounted, Cat £215. (Qty 31)
NABHA: 1903-09 KEVII 3p grey with 'NAB /STA ' Overprint Error SG 37a, unmounted, Cat £950 (mounted). Unusual and superb! [The overprint is actually a partial-albino print, presumably as a result of a piece of paper obstructing the printing]
PATIALA: 1903-12 KEVII 'PATIALA/STATE' Overprints including 'SERVICE' types with all listed shades plus the truly weird error Additional Albino 'JHIND/STATE' Overprint SG 35a (with 1997 RPSofL Certificate), mostly lightly to very lightly mounted, Cat £280+. (Qty 30)
1903-11 Overprints on India QV ½a to 5r SG 1-13, 1904 KEVII Wmk CA set SG 32-44, 1905-11 Wmk MCA set SG 45-53a including the listed Chalk-Surfaced Papers, 1909 ½a & 1r SG 58-59, Officials QV ½a to 1r SG O1-5 & Prepared but Unissued ½a to 1r SG O6-9f, mostly lightly to very lightly mounted, Cat £600+. (Qty 54)
1903 (June) Queen Victoria Overprinted at the Top - 'BRIT SH/SOMALILAND' (Second 'I' in 'BRITISH' Omitted) ½a (in pair with normal), 1a (in marginal pair with normal, unmounted), 2a 2a6p & 3a SG 1a-5a, very lightly mounted, Cat £2140+. [Baillie's set was unsold] (Qty 5 items)
1903 (June) Queen Victoria Overprinted at the Top 'BR1TISH/SOMALILAND' (Seriffed '1' for the First 'I' in 'BRITISH') 1a to 1r SG 2b-5b & 6a-10a, the 2a6p being the right-hand unit in a pair with normal, very lightly mounted (a couple with almost imperceptible evidence of having been mounted), Cat £2975. Several are superb! The 8a & 12a with Brandon (1990) or RPSofL (1986) Certificates. [Baillie £830 for 6 values in horizontal pairs with normal units] (Qty 9 items)
1903 (June) Queen Victoria Overprinted at the Top 2a pale violet with Overprint Double SG 3c being both lower units in a block of 4, perf reinforcing between the upper units, the variety units both very lightly mounted, Cat £1600+. [Sir Gawaine Baillie had a single only: sold for £456]
1903 (June) Queen Victoria Overprinted at the Top 3r brown & green with Curved Overprint SG 12a, lightly mounted, Cat £450. BPA Certificate (1977). [Absent from Baillie]