Prestige Philately Auction 239 CatalogueCatalogue by themeCanoes
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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - Canoes
1907 Large Canoes ½d to 1/- imperforate plate proofs in issued colours on ungummed unwatermarked paper, all but the 2½d are marginal examples from the left of the sheets. Superb! [Superior to Sir Gawaine Baillie's set that sold in 2007 for £207]
1907 Large Canoes ½d to 1/- imperforate plate proof blocks of 4 in issued colours on ungummed unwatermarked paper, a few minor blemishes. Scarce multiples.
(Qty 7 blocks)
1907 Large Canoes ½d to 1/- SG 1-7 mint set with large-part o.g., Cat £275; plus set of forgeries all but the 1d with large-part o.g. & a second set with fake 'MUNIA' cds. [On the originals, the canoe's oar does not touch the shore & the gum has a high gloss. On the forgeries the oar does touch the shore & the gum has a low gloss finish]
1907 Large Canoes ½d SG 1 marginal block of 4 from the top of the sheet Imperforate at Top, large-part o.g. RPSofL Certificate (1996). Ex John Williams (UK): sold at the Prestige auction of 6.3.2010 for $2097. [Absent from John Darnell's & Sir Gawaine Baillie's collections. Baillie's ½d block (4x2) Imperforate at Right sold for £1380 at auction in Jan 2007]
1907 Large Canoes 2½d yellow-orange SG 4 marginal single from the top of the sheet Imperforate at Top, large-part o.g.
CINDERELLAS: c.1941 Red Cross Appeal 1d Canoe sheetlet of 6, very fine with large-part o.g.; also 1938 Melanesian Mission sheet of 24 labels, some perf separation & missing selvedge also light toning but unmounted.
(Qty 2 items)
No longer available
Philatelic group with 1907 long front with Large Canoes set registered to NSW & 1908 unaddressed cover with Small Canoes to 1/-, both very spotty; 1912-27 Small Canoe registered covers x5; 1938 covers with 'PAQUEBOT' h/s of Tulagi in black or violet; 1956 cover from Australia & 1961 unstamped local cover both with Postage Dues; 1957 with straight-line 'BARAKOMA AIRFIELD' cancels, 8c Aerogramme CTO x2; and four captured Japanese Military Postal Cards - two illustrated - used by NZ Forces.