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BRITISH WEST INDIES
BAHAMAS: The mostly mint balance of Russell Stern's collection to early QEII including a page of Inter-Insular 1d issues, QV 4d rose x9, QV £1 fiscally used, War Tax selection, some KGV Plate Numbers, KGVI 5/- x8 & £1, Columbus Overprints set, 1961 Booklets 3/- x2 & 6/-, a few forgeries, etc, condition variable but much is fine to very fine.
(Qty few 100)
BAHAMAS: 'SPECIMEN' Overprints with QV 6d, Staircases SG 59-61 76 77 & 114, KEVII 1d to £1 SG 62-70, 1917 Red Cross Overprint & 'WAR TAX' Overprints x9 (3d SG 98 is defective), a few mostly minor problems, large-part o.g., Cat £1000 approximately.
BAHAMAS: 1858-82 Chalons collection with GB Used in Bahamas 1d (badly faded, Cat £2500) & 6d (trimmed wing-margin), No Wmk 1d to 6d SG 4-6, 1862 De La Rue printings 1d SG 8 x3 & 9, 4d SG 18 & 6d SG 19, Crown/CC 1d shades unused x12 & used x3, 4d unused x2 & used x9, 6d SG 30 used x4, SG 31 mint x2 & used x7, SG 32 mint pair & unused single, Perf 14 1d unused x7, Crown/CA Perf 12 used 4d x4 and Perf 14 used 1d x3 & 4d, etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine, Cat £8500 (not including SG Z1, SG 29 x2 - which, to us, are unconvincing - or manuscript cancels/fiscals).
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BAHAMAS: 1859-60 No Wmk Imperf 1d reddish lake on Thick Opaque Paper SG 1, good even margins, a little soiled, Cat £2250.
BAHAMAS: 1859-60 No Wmk Imperf 1d reddish lake on Thin Paper SG 2 marginal block of 4 from the base of the sheet, margins close to huge, large-part o.g. & the lower units are unmounted, Cat £260++. **AMALGAMATED WITH #274383**
BAHAMAS: 1882-98 De La Rue 1d to £1 (hinge remainder) SG 47-57 mint plus shades including 1d pale rose & 2½d dull blue, used to 5/- x2 plus £1 with a fake cancel, also 1/- SG 38 used, SG 39 used x5 & 39b mint x4 etc, a few blemishes but generally fine to very fine, Cat £2000+ (not including the "used" Pound).
BAHAMAS: 1883 'FOURPENCE' Surcharge on 6d deep violet SG 45, one with large-part o.g., the other fine used, Cat £900.
BAHAMAS: 1901-35 mostly mint collection with semi-specialised Staircases including 3d brown/yellow SG 76a unmounted half-sheet of 30 (6x5), KEVII 1902-10 to 5/- x2 & 1906 ½d to 6d, 1917 Red Cross with Long '7' SG 90a in pair, duplicated 'WAR TAX' Overprints including 1/- SG 95, 1921-37 Script set to £1 plus shades & 6d with Thin 'C' in 'PENCE', 1930 Tercentenary set, 'SPECIAL/DELIVERY' Overprints including 5d SG S1 corner block of 4 with Plate Number '1' & used x3 (one on 1919 piece), generally fine to very fine, Cat £1650+.
BAHAMAS: 1902 KEVII Keyplates MCA 1d to £1 plus 4d & 1/- shades, lightly mounted, Cat £375.
BAHAMAS: 1937-72 mostly mint collection including KGVI set to £1 x3 with many shades including 5/- SG 156, 5/- SG 156c x2 & £1 SG 157b and Plate Number singles & blocks, Columbus set x2 plus a range of varieties & a few Plate Numbers, Eleuthera set, 1954-63 Pictorials plus 2/6d SG 212a & imprint pairs to £1 (**), 1965 Pictorials **, used including KGVI set to £1 x2, Columbus set x2, Eleuthera set, 1964 Constitution set, some toning but generally fine to very fine, Cat £2000+.
BAHAMAS: SPECIAL DELIVERY: 1916 5d black & orange SG S1 complete sheet of 60 (12x5) with complete Plate number '2' at lower-left, a few units creased & a few minor blemishes still a very fresh & attractive sheet, Cat £450++ (mounted).
BAHAMAS: POSTMARKS: Selection of mostly part-strikes but including superb 1892 & 1917 'BIMINI', very fine 1896 'GREEN TURTLE CAY', very fine 1890 'HOPE-TOWN', early 'INAGUA', complete 1953 rubber 'MAN-OF-WAR CAY', large-part 1895 'MASTIC-POINT', superb 1936 'ROLLEVILLE', etc.
BAHAMAS: Bulging album of QEII philatelic covers 'ABRAHAM BAY' to 'WILLIAMS TOWN' with numerous tiny POs & great names including 'BINNACLE HILL', 'CHEROKEE SOUND', 'DEADMANS CAY', 'DEVILS POINT', 'GREAT GUANO CAY', 'JAMES CISTERN', 'TRUE BLUE', 'WEMYSS BIGHT' etc, many rubber datestamps including 1962 'BIMINI' in blue, 1962 'FOX TOWN', 1963 unframed 'INAGUA' in blue, 1961 'KEMPS BAY' (very worn), 1940s 'LANDRAIL POINT', 1962 'McKINNONS' (LRD), 1970 'MARSH HARBOUR' (commercial), 1963 'PIRATES WELL' (LRD), 1961 'SAVANNAH SOUND' (with Inverted Dateline; unrecorded by Proud), 1963 superb 'SNUG CORNER', 1961 superb 'SWEETINGS CAY', 1961 superb 'UPPER BOGUE' & a couple of irregular oval types, condition of covers & strikes is a bit mixed but most are fine to superb. An excellent basis for a "modern" collection.
BERMUDA: The mostly mint balance of Russell Stern's collection with ranges from all periods to 1970 including KGV Keyplates 2/- x8, 2/6d x6, 4/- & 5/- x4 (one used, with 'PARCEL POST/BERMUDA' cds), KGVI Keyplates 2/- x8, 2/6d x10 (one with Plate Number '1', used), 5/- x5, 10/- x2 & 12/6d x3 plus a used selection to 10/-, some 'SPECIMEN' stamps including KGV £1 (creased), 1921 Tercentenary (Second Issue) set & KGVI Pictorials five values to 1/- etc, condition variable.
BERMUDA: 1865-1904 QV Issues with Crown/CC unused including 2d x2 & 6d dull purple SG 6 x2, and used including 3d x4, 6d dull purple & 1/- x4 plus Perf 14x12½ 1/-, 1874 'THREE PENCE' on 1/-used SG 13 x2 & SG 14, 1875 'One/Penny' Surcharges used SG 15, SG 16 x3 & SG 17 x3, 1874 Kensington Exhibition 1d & 3d imperf plate proof pairs optd 'CANCELLED', 1880 ½d "stone" SG 19 complete right-hand pane of 60, Crown/CA mint set to 1/- x3 plus shades including 1d SG 22 & 2d SG 25, 'ONE/FARTHING' on 1/- grey optd 'SPECIMEN', etc, condition a bit variable but generally fine, Cat £9000+.
(Qty 180 approx)
BERMUDA: QV Perf 14x12½ 1/- blue-green SG 11 block of 4, minor tonespot on the first unit, lightly mounted; & 1883-1904 CA ½d grey-green, 2d brown-purple & 2½d deep ultramarine blocks of 4 with virtually full o.g. & the lower units unmounted; Cat £200++.
(Qty 4 blocks)
BERMUDA: 1902-34 Caravels collection with the various issues mint & used plus shades, multiples, a few varieties, and 'SPECIMEN' Overprints x18 including 1906-10 set (ex ¼d) & 1910-25 New Design complete, also MCA ¼d complete sheet of 120 and an extensive annotated study of the 1d identified by Plate with numerous mostly used varieties, MCA complete left half-sheet of 60 & 'WAR TAX' half-sheet of 60 (12x5), generally fine to very fine.
BERMUDA: 1918-37 KGV Issues mostly mint including MCA 2/- to £1 plus extra 2/6d 4/- & 5/- x2 and a few minor Keyplate varieties, Tercentenary x2 sets of both issues, Jubilee *&U, Pictorials mint x2 sets plus 2d & 6d both shades Imprint Blocks of 4 and a used set, generally fine to very fine, Cat £1700+.
(Qty 120 approx)
BERMUDA: 1918-22 MCA KGV Keyplates 2/- to £1 SG 51b-55, well centred & very fresh, Cat £600.