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Displaying 1 - 20 of 22 Lots in Category - Keyplate Issues
BRITISH WEST INDIES
BAHAMAS: 1902 KEVII Keyplates MCA 1d to £1 plus 4d & 1/- shades, lightly mounted, Cat £375.
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: 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.
BERMUDA: 1918-22 MCA KGV Keyplates 2/- & 4/- both with Broken Crown & Scroll SG 51bb & 52bb, minor hinge remainders, Cat £525.
BERMUDA: 1918-22 MCA KGV Keyplates 2/- to £1 SG 51b-55 overprinted 'SPECIMEN', variable centring & minor hinge remainders, Cat £900.
BERMUDA: 1920-21 Tercentenary (First Issue) ¼d to 1/- SG 59-67 overprinted 'SPECIMEN', variable centring & minor hinge remainders, Cat £375.
BERMUDA: 1924-32 Script KGV Keyplates 2/- x3, 2/6d x12 with a good range of shades, 10/- x5 & 12/6d x3 + perf 'SPECIMEN', and Postal Fiscal 12/6d SG F1 with per favor cds, Cat £2000+ (minimum) + SG F1 Cat £1500 with cds dated between February & April 1937. [For the 2/6d group, we recommend personal assessment of the shades]
BERMUDA: 1938-53 KGVI Keyplates annotated pages with 2/- x19 including SG 116 x2, Line Perf SG 116b & SG 116f marginal block of 4; 2/6d x12 including Line Perf SG 117a & one with Plate Number '1'; 5/- x10 including SG 118 118a & Line Perf SG 118b; 10/- x9 including SG 119 119a & Line Perf SG 119b; 12/6d x11 including SG 120a x2 & SG 120e with Plate Number '1'; and £1 x8 including SG 121 & SG 121e; etc, includes a few minor varieties, the earlier printings with some characteristic tropicalisation, generally well centred & very fine, many we checked are very lightly mounted & a few appear to be unmounted, Cat £6500+. A beautiful array of these vividly coloured stamps, that are among the most popular issues of the Reign. [For this & the following KGVI lots, the identifications are as per Russell Stern's annotated display pages. There are stamps here that don't obviously conform to the Gibbons listings so personal inspection is strongly recommended]
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BERMUDA: the companion used group including 2/6d SG 117a x2, 10/- SG 119 on small piece, 12/6d Perf 13 x3, £1 SG 121 & 121e, etc, generally very fine, Cat £2400 (not including several with dubious cancels).
BERMUDA: 2/- x5, 2/6d x8, 5/- x9, 10/- x4, 12/6d x2 & £1 x4, some characteristic tropicalisation of the gum, mostly lightly to very lightly mounted, unidentified printings so Cat £1100++ as the cheapest variants but significantly better than that. Inspection guaranteed to be rewarded.
BERMUDA: another unidentified selection comprising 2/- x3, 5/- x2, 10/- x3 & £1 x2, six are marginal stamps, all unmounted, Cat £350++ as the cheapest variants.
BERMUDA: 1938 Perf 14 Original Issue 2/- to £1 SG 116-121 perf 'SPECIMEN', the 5/- with rounded lower-right corner, some characteristic tropicalisation of the gum, unmounted, Cat £2000 (for the set of 16, including the Pictorial low values SG 110-115).
BERMUDA: Ordinary Paper 2/- purple & deep blue/bright blue SG 116d Plate Number '1' pair from the lower-right of the sheet [59-60], the first unit with Upper-Right Scroll Retouched, the second unit with Gash in Chin SG 116de, unmounted, Cat £850++. RPSofL Certificate (1999).
BERMUDA: Perf 14 5/- pale bluish green & carmine-red/pale yellow SG 118d lower-left corner block of 4, unmounted, Cat £400+.
BERMUDA: Perf 14 10/- green & deep lake/pale emerald SG 119, well centred, minor characteristic tropicalisation of the gum, lightly mounted, Cat £450. **AMALGAMATED WITH #274400**
BERMUDA: Perf 13 10/- green & vermilion/green SG 119e lower-right corner block of 4 with Plate Number '1', unmounted, Cat £200++. Superb!
BERMUDA: Perf 14 12/6d deep grey & brownish orange SG 120 lower-left corner example, characteristic tropicalisation of the gum, the margins partly separated & rejoined, Cat £550. **AMALGAMATED WITH #274400**
BERMUDA: Perf 14 12/6d grey & pale orange SG 120b with Gash in Chin SG 120bcf, unmounted, Cat £2500.
BERMUDA: selection of minor varieties - mostly plated - including 2/- with Broken Lower-Right Scroll SG 116ce, 5/- x2, 10/- x2, 12/6d x3 (one with hinge remainder) & one used, & £1 x2, a few are unmounted & a few are used, Cat £1000 approximately.