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Displaying 12 Lots in Category - SOLOMON ISLANDS


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1156

*/**

Collection with Small Canoes plus 'SPECIMEN' set, KGVI 10/- 'SPECIMEN', Jubilee set with forged 'SPECIMEN' punctures, KGVI Pictorials & Postage Dues, QEII Issues apparently complete unmounted to 1989 plus some later issues & extras. (Qty 300 approx)

400.00

$300.00




1157

P

A+

1907 Large Canoes d to 1/- imperforate plate proofs in issued colours on ungummed unwatermarked paper, all but the 2d are marginal examples from the left of the sheets. Superb! [Superior to Sir Gawaine Baillie's set that sold in 2007 for 207] (Qty 7)

250.00

$190.00






1158

P

A/A-

1907 Large Canoes d to 1/- imperforate plate proof blocks of 4 in issued colours on ungummed unwatermarked paper, a few minor blemishes. Scarce multiples. (Qty 7 blocks)

1000.00

$1,000.00






1159

*O

A

1907 Large Canoes d 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] (Qty 21)

300.00

$230.00






1160

*

A

1907 Large Canoes d 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 d block (4x2) Imperforate at Right sold for 1380 at auction in Jan 2007]

2000.00

$1,500.00




1161

*

A

1907 Large Canoes 2d yellow-orange SG 4 marginal single from the top of the sheet Imperforate at Top, large-part o.g.

750.00

$675.00




1162

P

A+

1913 KGV 'POSTAGE - POSTAGE' master die proof of the KGV Design & Frame in black on glazed card with 'AFTER/STRIKING' handstamp at L/L & endorsed '{signature}/10 12 19". Superb! [A curious proof. The 'POSTAGE - POSTAGE' series was issued in 1913 & was replaced in 1914 with the 'POSTAGE - REVENUE' series]

500.00

$380.00




1163

P

A-

1913 KGV 'POSTAGE - POSTAGE' die proof of the 3d Value & Country tablets only on glazed card with '17OCT12' h/s in blue at U/L, minor rubbing at U/R.

200.00

No longer available




1164

P

A

1914 KGV 'POSTAGE - REVENUE' 2d to 1 stamp-size die proofs of the Value & Country tablets only in black on separate pieces of glazed card affixed to two pieces of thin rough card endorsed "120 leads each" & dated variously between "Feb 26" & "Mar 28", the 1/- 2/- 10/- & 1 with characteristic red ink markings & both pieces then dated "April 22nd 1914", plus similar proofs for the d & 1d. [NB: The d & 1d were issued first, by early March 1914. The 2d to 1 were issued in July 1914. The 3d wasn't issued until 1923] (Qty 13 proofs)

1250.00

$950.00




1165

P

A-

1914 KGV 'POSTAGE - REVENUE' die proof for the 2/6d Keyplate only on glazed card with '17MAY12' & 'AFTER/ HARDENING' handstamps, a little rubbed.

250.00

$190.00








1166

P

A

1982-88 Issues group of imperforate plate proofs comprising Sanford's Sea Eagle strip of 6, 1982 Scouts on small pieces, 1983 Turtles & Olympic Games, 1985 Audubon M/S, 1987 Corals & Kingfisher strip of 4, and 1988 Lloyd's of London, all but the Scouts affixed within folders as received from the various printers. Very attractive thematics. [Some with the issued sets for comparison] (Qty 37 proofs)

300.00

$360.00






1167

*/**

A/B

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)

250.00

No longer available


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