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Displaying 1 - 20 of 54 Lots in Category - Landscape - Islands
PICTURE POSTCARDS - The "Cartophile" Collection
C of A - Postal History
THURSDAY ISLAND: Commercial covers including two with BN '336', 1912 with superb cds with time (gorgeous Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij crest on the flap plus lengthy letter on matching stationery), 1941 Forces air cover with stamp removed but with the letter, 1956 with #2 cds & 'PAQUEBOT' h/s in violet, three 1960s with 'THURSDAY ISLAND PAQUEBOT' cds, 7 PPCs of the island, 3 philatelic covers & 4 photographs, condition variable; also Lord Howe Island wallet of photographs used. (Qty 31 items)
PRIVATE CARRIER STAMPS: Hayles Magnetic Island Ltd 1921 Rouletted 1d scarlet (for newspapers) horizontal strip of 3, full unmounted o.g.; and c.1950 Rouletted 6d green (for small packets) horizontal pair, "invisible" tropical gum, unmounted. (Qty 5)
Selection with Overprints on St Helena (high values are fine), 1924-33 Badge set, 1934 Pictorials (a little aged), & KGVI Pictorials, Cat £900+. (Qty 47)
BRITISH WEST INDIES
BARBADOS: QV to KGVI collection including 1882-86 CA set, Britannia 1892-1903 & 1905 sets, Jubilee, Nelson mint or used, 1912-16 set (the 2/- & 3/- possibly **), 1916-19 set plus shades to 1/-, Victory set, KGVI Definitives & Pictorials etc, generally fine to very fine, Cat £1800+. (Qty 130+)
BERMUDA: Selection including 1918-22 MCA 2/- to 10/- (the last with German Certificate), both Tercentenary sets, 1938-52 Pictorials (the 2½d SG 112 is toned), KGVI Keyplates 10/- 12/6d & £1 (all very lightly mounted) etc, some hinge remainders, Cat £800 minimum. (Qty 56)
CAYMAN ISLANDS: Attractive collection with KEVII 1903 (1/- creased), 1905 & 1907-09 sets, 1921-26 New Design both Wmks, 1935 Pictorials, KGVI 1938-48 (simplified) & 1950 Pictorials, etc, some minor problems but most are very fine & lightly mounted, Cat £1000+. (Qty 77)
JAMAICA: 1919-21 MCA & 1921-29 Script sets, 1932 Pictorials SG 111-3 (minor faults), KGVI Pictorials basic set of 13 to 10/- (all unmounted) & a perf 'SPECIMEN' set (a couple of minor blemishes), mostly lightly mounted, Cat £625. APS Certificate for the 10/- perf 'SPECIMEN'. (Qty 54)
MONTSERRAT: Selection on leaves with KEVII 1903, 1904-08 (the 2/6d with tonespots) & 1908-14 sets, 1914 KGV 5/- SG 48, 1916-22 MCA & 1922-29 Script sets, 1932 Tercentenary, KGVI 1938-48 (simplified) & 1951 sets, generally very fine, Cat £1000+. (Qty 98)
MONTSERRAT: 1884-85 Crown CA 'MONTSERRAT' on Antigua 1d (deep shade) horizontal pair of bisects tied to small registered piece to Germany by 'A08' cancels, Cat £1300 (for a single bisect on cover).
1963 commercial airmail cover from Singapore with 50c Bird, to "Christmas Island/Pacific/BFPO 170" but missent to 'CHRISTMAS ISLAND/INDIAN/OCEAN/...' (superb #1 cds on the face), "via Honolulu/Pacific Ocean" added to address, vertical fold.
Covers etc on exhibit leaves including 1895 1d Postal Card to Victoria uprated with Makea 1½d, 1901 registered to South Australia (Laura squared-circle b/s) with Queen Makea 2½d pair, 1938 registered philatelic covers with solo frankings x3 & 1950 with 2/6d Arms, also postmarks on various issues including 'ATIU', 'MAUKE' & 'MANGAIA', condition variable. (Qty 9 covers + postmarks)
1892 Federation ("Seven Stars") Issue selection on exhibit leaves including mint set with 2½d indigo shade plus an additional six 1d blacks showing the six sub-types, Toned Paper set used with 'COOK ISLANDS/P.O./RAROTONGA' in violet on the 2½d (plus another on White Paper 2½d) & in black on the 10d, a few other postmarks including 'RAROTONGA'-in-bars in violet on 2½d, 'RAROTONGA/ 11AP95' on 1d 1½d & 2½d apparently from the same cover, 2½d & 10d Fournier forgeries with faked oval 'REGISTERED/PALMERSTON' d/s & a 1d blue oversize Postal Card (unfolded but faults), mixed condition with some toning, Cat £940. (Qty 26 items)
1893-1933 collection mostly mint including Makea 1893 Perf 12x11½ set, 1899 ½d on 1d block of 4, 1901 Cession (Crown) Overprint on 1d brown mint & used, Makea & Torea Wmk NZ/Star Perf 11 1896-1900 (with most shades) & 1902 sets, 1919 Recess Printing Perf 14x13½ & Perf 14x14½ sets plus Mixed Perf pairs, 1920 Pictorials with varieties, 1921-26 Postal Fiscals De La Rue 2/- 2/6d & 5/- and 1926 Cowan 2/-, 1926-28 Admirals, 1931-32 Postal Fiscals to 10/-, 1932 Pictorials, some toning, Cat £1300+. (Qty approx 130)
1901 Cession (Crown) Overprint 1d brown with the overprint over a large void area caused by damage from separating the hseets prior to overprinting, without gum; another example with the left-hand portion of the Crown Omitted, large-part o.g., Cat £360+. The latter with RPSofV Certificate that states "not a catalogued variety of SG 22". [The certificate also mentions "ecpected defects", but while the Committee may have expected them, they aren't present!]
AITUTAKI: Mostly mint selection on exhibit leaves including 1903 Overprints to 1/-, KEVII set, 1917-18 set both perfs used plus 2½d & 3d Mixed Perf pairs mint & Perf 14x14½ 3d block of 4 with Shortened Letters on upper units, KGV Pictorials 1d 1½d & 1/- imperforate plate proof pairs, Cat £500+. (Qty 39)
Selection on leaves with 1924 to 45pi, 1934 Anniversary set, 1934 KGV Pictorials, & KGVI Pictorials, most are very fine & lightly mounted, Cat £700 approximately. (Qty 54)
1886 Surcharge '½ ½' on Wmk CA ½pi with Large '2' at Right SG 29d, light Larnaca squared-circle of AP26/95, Cat £300.
MADAGASCAR: 1940 (Mar) to USA at 9fr75c rate & 1948 to South Africa via Nairobi (b/s) with double-circle or single-circle cds of 'DIEGO SUAREZ' & different h/s on registration labels. Very scarce pair. (Qty 2)
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