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Accumulation mostly used with Asia including China Junks & Sun-Yat Sen with overprints, Hong Kong with some QV and KGV Silver Jubilee set **, Shanghai 1893 Jubilee overprints 1c Letter Card and 2c Envelope x7, also a few Ceylon, India, Indo-China, Japan, Malaya, North Borneo, etc, then worldwide with pickings including Switzerland 1932 Airmail 90c, plus some literature, variable condition. Weighs 5kg.
NORTH BORNEO: 1909 Pictorials 12c Palm Cockatoo selection with perforated plate proof in olive & brown, imperf plate proof in black & claret with 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD/SPECIMEN' Overprint in Blue, SG 173 x2, '10/cents' Surcharge x2 (one with the 's' of 'cents' Inverted, used on piece, a couple of toned perfs), 1916 Maltese Cross Overprints in Vermilion & in Carmine, Exhibition 12c x2 (one with Stop after 'EXHIBITION.' SG 266a), 1925 Perf 12½ single & strip of 5 with Sheet Number '343' (no gum), 'POSTAGE DUE' SG D73 x2, etc, generally very fine, Cat £1350+ plus the proofs.
NORTH BORNEO: 1909 Pictorials 12c Palm Cockatoo printer's sample stamps sheetlet of 9 in black & carmine on ungummed unwatermarked paper, each unit with small security punch at lower-left & 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD/SPECIMEN' Overprint. A beautiful item.
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NORTH BORNEO: 1909-23 Pictorials 12c horizontal pair Imperf Between SG 173b, minor blemishes, CTO as always, Cat £800. [Absent from the Walter Bickley & Apollonia Collections. Bickley had a similar CTO pair of SG 134f, Cat £850, that sold for £540]
NORTH BORNEO: 1916 Surcharges '10/cents' on 12c with Inverted 's' in 'cents' SG 188a being the fourth unit in a block of 6 (2x3), unmounted, Cat £480++ (for mounted singles).
NORTH BORNEO: 1918 'RED CROSS/TWO CENTS' on 12c from the left of the sheet Imperforate at Left, lightly mounted. Rare.
NORTH BORNEO: 1918 'RED CROSS/TWO CENTS' on 12c with the Overprint Inverted SG 224a, lightly mounted, Cat £600. Superb!
NORTH BORNEO: 1939 Pictorials 2c Palm Cockatoo series of imperf & perf proofs of the vignette only x7 or of the finished design x8, 'WAR/TAX' Overprint unmounted block of 25, Japanese Occupation SG J2 single, J21 mint blocks of 4 & 6 x2, and a forgery of J17, & a few others, generally very fine, Cat £650+ plus the proofs.
Stockbook with a motley used array but wait...there's more! Also North Borneo 'BMA' mint set partly affixed to page, Cypher Overprints $1 & $2 strips of 9 and $5 strip of 5 (**, Cat £550+), Japanese Occupation 15c SG J28 two blocks of 4 (**), etc; and Sarawak KGVI Pictorials x3 sets (**) plus extras.
NORTH BORNEO: c.1943 Japanese Forces Postal Card (illustration of Home Economics College on Bataam) from a Japanese soldier to Okayama, faint Hoshijima censor's chop in red, return address h/s in violet translates as "North Borneo Despatch Borneo POW Camp First Section", minor staining.
NORTH BORNEO: c.1943 Japanese Forces Postal Card (small illustration in green of soldiers) from a Japanese soldier to Hyogo, small censor's chop in red, return address translates as "Borneo Despatch Nada 10321 Unit, Ohba Unit".
NORTH BORNEO: 1944 stampless cover from England to a POW at "Borneo Camps" c/- the Red Cross in Tokyo with large Japanese cachet that translates as 'Borneo POW Camp/Censored' in violet & censor's chop in red, some staining. Rare, and a remarkable survivor.