Prestige Philately Auction 154 CatalogueCatalogue by themeUnissued Stamps
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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - Unissued Stamps
1910-11 New Colours & Values 5c - unissued value - photographic proof reduced to stamp-size & affixed to card (89x114mm), the "stamp" touched-up with Chinese white, endorsed "April 15th 10" at upper-right & "Dupl" at lower-left. Superb! Ex De La Rue Archives. [An order was placed for 2c 5c & 6c denominations of this design. However, the order was cancelled after the death of KEVII on 6/5/1910 - the 70th Anniversary of the issue of the "Penny Black" - and no stamps of this design were issued]
1907-13 KEVII Wmk MCA 10/- green & red/green overprinted 'SPECIMEN', very lightly mounted, Cat £275. Unissued value in a stunning colour combination. [See footnote below SG 68]
1911 KEVII Pictorials 1d rose-carmine overprinted 'SPECIMEN', very lightly mounted, Cat £325. [See footnote after SG 60: prepared for issue but not released to the public]
SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE - Official Stamps
1903 'SERVICE' Overprints Prepared for Use but Not Issued 8a red-violet with 'BRIT SH' SG O9a, very lightly mounted, Cat £2000. Ex Baillie: acquired for £1020. [One of the rarest stamps of British Somaliland]
1903 'SERVICE' Overprints Prepared for Use but Not Issued 8a red-violet with 'SUMALILAND' SG O9c, lightly mounted, Cat £1500. [Baillie £748 in a pair; noted only 10 examples can exist]
1903 'SERVICE' Overprints Prepared for Use but Not Issued 8a red-violet with 'SERVICE' in the Wrong Font SG O9d, lightly mounted, Cat £1500. [Baillie £420 in a pair; noted only 10 examples can exist]
1903 'SERVICE' Overprints Prepared for Use but Not Issued QV 1r green & aniline carmine with 'SUMALILAND' SG O9fc, very lightly mounted, Cat £1500. [Absent from Baillie; only 10 examples can exist]
SOUTH AFRICA - (Provinces)
TRANSVAAL: 1905-09 KEVII Wmk MCA New Colours 2d grey overprinted 'SPECIMEN', small hinge remainder, Cat £150. Unissued. [See footnote below SG 276]