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    Lot 2001

    BRITISH COMMONWEALTH COLLECTIONS - 1860-1890 CARIBBEAN MINT & USED GROUP: Range inc. British Virgin Islands 1899 1d Brick-Red plate proof on stiff white card, St. Lucia 1860 mint 1d Rose-Red (SG 1 £100), St. Vincent 1880 used 1d on half 6d Deep Blue-Green (SG 28 £375), 1888 mint 5/- (creased but only visible from rear) with spectacular misplaced wmk. spanning vertical perf lines & centre of stamp with vertical wmk. 'tram lines' (SG 53var), Turks & Caicos Islands 1883 mint 1d Orange-Brown wmk. normal (not reversed, SG 55x £190), etc. Plus Antigua & Barbados. (12)

    Estimate: £140

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2001

    BRITISH COMMONWEALTH COLLECTIONS - 1860-1890 CARIBBEAN MINT & USED GROUP: Range inc. British Virgin Islands 1899 1d Brick-Red plate proof on stiff white card, St. Lucia 1860 mint 1d Rose-Red (SG 1 £100), St. Vincent 1880 used 1d on half 6d Deep Blue-Green (SG 28 £375), 1888 mint 5/- (creased but only visible from rear) with spectacular misplaced wmk. spanning vertical perf lines & centre of stamp with vertical wmk. 'tram lines' (SG 53var), Turks & Caicos Islands 1883 mint 1d Orange-Brown wmk. normal (not reversed, SG 55x £190), etc. Plus Antigua & Barbados. (12)

    Estimate: £140 ×

     





     

    Lot 2002

    FOREIGN COLLECTIONS - EARLY SOUTH AMERICA IMPERF. GROUP INC. MEXICO COVER: Two stock pages with the selection of imperf. types inc. Buenos Aires 1p blue used (2), Corrientes (3c) blue and (3c) rose-lilac; Argentina 1863-64 5c rose (shades) strip of 3 on piece and 2 singles each on piece (SG 10), 1867 'Rivadavia' 5c carmine-rose imperf. no wmk. with appearance of unused, probably SG 24 (expert/dealer marks on reverse) and 10c green imperf. with wmk. used, probably SG 14 (£1,300) but without guarantee; Chile imperf. "Colon" used group of 5c (4) & 10c (3) in various shades. Lot also includes Mexico 3 Mar. 1858 local EL bearing 2r green. Fine examples throughout. (18 plus a cover)

    Estimate: £100

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2002

    FOREIGN COLLECTIONS - EARLY SOUTH AMERICA IMPERF. GROUP INC. MEXICO COVER: Two stock pages with the selection of imperf. types inc. Buenos Aires 1p blue used (2), Corrientes (3c) blue and (3c) rose-lilac; Argentina 1863-64 5c rose (shades) strip of 3 on piece and 2 singles each on piece (SG 10), 1867 'Rivadavia' 5c carmine-rose imperf. no wmk. with appearance of unused, probably SG 24 (expert/dealer marks on reverse) and 10c green imperf. with wmk. used, probably SG 14 (£1,300) but without guarantee; Chile imperf. "Colon" used group of 5c (4) & 10c (3) in various shades. Lot also includes Mexico 3 Mar. 1858 local EL bearing 2r green. Fine examples throughout. (18 plus a cover)

    Estimate: £100 ×

     



     

    Lot 2003

    WORLDWIDE POSTAL HISTORY - 1897-1932 ADVERTISING COVER GROUP - from a range of origins, inc. 1897 PC Ceylon to London from Dr Tibbles' Cocoa; c1900 letter only with Grand Hotel, San Francisco letterhead; 1900 reg. env. (small faults) Johannesburg to London from Heath's Hotel; 1902 env. (opening faults) Egypt to Sussex from Grand Hotel, Luxor; 1904 env. used to Melbourne with fine illustration of the European Hotel, High Street, Bendigo on the back; c1905 1c red PC to Ramsgate showing Chateau Frontenac, Quebec; and 1932 env. India to Switzerland from M. Yousuff Sait, Practical Watch Maker. (12 items)

    Estimate: £140

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2003

    WORLDWIDE POSTAL HISTORY - 1897-1932 ADVERTISING COVER GROUP - from a range of origins, inc. 1897 PC Ceylon to London from Dr Tibbles' Cocoa; c1900 letter only with Grand Hotel, San Francisco letterhead; 1900 reg. env. (small faults) Johannesburg to London from Heath's Hotel; 1902 env. (opening faults) Egypt to Sussex from Grand Hotel, Luxor; 1904 env. used to Melbourne with fine illustration of the European Hotel, High Street, Bendigo on the back; c1905 1c red PC to Ramsgate showing Chateau Frontenac, Quebec; and 1932 env. India to Switzerland from M. Yousuff Sait, Practical Watch Maker. (12 items)

    Estimate: £140 ×

     



     

    Lot 2004

    NEW SOUTH WALES - MOSTLY USED RANGE ON HAGNER SHEET inc. 1850 1d Sydney View Plate II (2 - both cut close) & 3d (5 - two with four margins), 1851/52 unwmk. 2d (3 - used at Brisbane and two singles used on a 26 Nov. 1852 reduced E to West Maitland ex Sydney), 3d, 6d & 8d Laureates (variable margins), 1854 2d Laureate wmk '2' (3), 1856 imperf (6d) Registered used at Ipswich plus a few later issues and an 1859 env. to Queanbeyan ex Sydney franked 1d Diadem pair. (19 stamps + 2 covers)

    Estimate: £220

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2004

    NEW SOUTH WALES - MOSTLY USED RANGE ON HAGNER SHEET inc. 1850 1d Sydney View Plate II (2 - both cut close) & 3d (5 - two with four margins), 1851/52 unwmk. 2d (3 - used at Brisbane and two singles used on a 26 Nov. 1852 reduced E to West Maitland ex Sydney), 3d, 6d & 8d Laureates (variable margins), 1854 2d Laureate wmk '2' (3), 1856 imperf (6d) Registered used at Ipswich plus a few later issues and an 1859 env. to Queanbeyan ex Sydney franked 1d Diadem pair. (19 stamps + 2 covers)

    Estimate: £220 ×

     



     

    Lot 2005

    NEW SOUTH WALES - 1850 2d SYDNEY VIEW USED SELECTION of Plate II (2) & IV (3) all four margined except one where just touched in one place; and four with Sydney, Maitland or Cooma identifiable cancels (5)

    Estimate: £220

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2005

    NEW SOUTH WALES - 1850 2d SYDNEY VIEW USED SELECTION of Plate II (2) & IV (3) all four margined except one where just touched in one place; and four with Sydney, Maitland or Cooma identifiable cancels (5)

    Estimate: £220 ×

     





     

    Lot 2006

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA - RANGE ON STOCKCARD inc. 1856/58 Adelaide Print 2d used (4 - varying shades) & unused (closed tear) and 6d used (2 - one with four margins), 1861 1d Bright Yellow-Green 2nd roulette mint, 1872 9d Claret mint and a few other later issues. (16)

    Estimate: £170

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2006

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA - RANGE ON STOCKCARD inc. 1856/58 Adelaide Print 2d used (4 - varying shades) & unused (closed tear) and 6d used (2 - one with four margins), 1861 1d Bright Yellow-Green 2nd roulette mint, 1872 9d Claret mint and a few other later issues. (16)

    Estimate: £170 ×

     



     

    Lot 2007

    TASMANIA - 1854 4d COURIER PLATE II two used examples (one slightly stained) both with four large margins and unusual thus and one with engravers imprint at base. Scarce. (2)

    Estimate: £150

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2007

    TASMANIA - 1854 4d COURIER PLATE II two used examples (one slightly stained) both with four large margins and unusual thus and one with engravers imprint at base. Scarce. (2)

    Estimate: £150 ×

     



     

    Lot 2008

    TASMANIA - 1854 4d COURIER PLATE II four used examples, cut square, one with four margins, others with two or three and all with indistinct barred numeral cancels. (4)

    Estimate: £200

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2008

    TASMANIA - 1854 4d COURIER PLATE II four used examples, cut square, one with four margins, others with two or three and all with indistinct barred numeral cancels. (4)

    Estimate: £200 ×

     



     

    Lot 2009

    TASMANIA - 1854-67 USED SELECTION with 1854 Plate II Courier used (3 - two cut square with three margins each) and a marginal reprint from the defaced plate, 1855 Wmk Large Star 2d Green, four margins (SG £450), 1857/67 Wmk Numeral 1d used and four strips of three fiscally cancelled, 4d, 6d & 1/- (2). (22)

    Estimate: £200

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2009

    TASMANIA - 1854-67 USED SELECTION with 1854 Plate II Courier used (3 - two cut square with three margins each) and a marginal reprint from the defaced plate, 1855 Wmk Large Star 2d Green, four margins (SG £450), 1857/67 Wmk Numeral 1d used and four strips of three fiscally cancelled, 4d, 6d & 1/- (2). (22)

    Estimate: £200 ×

     



     

    Lot 2010

    TASMANIA - 1857/67 WMK NUMERAL UNUSED GROUP with 1d carmine & 1d dull vermilion (with gum - SG £400), 2d deep green (SG £1000), 4d blue & 4d bright blue and 1/- vermilion (SG £800) all with variable margins plus 1884/91 6d reddish purple & 6d dull claret mint, the latter with margin at left. (8)

    Estimate: £220

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2010

    TASMANIA - 1857/67 WMK NUMERAL UNUSED GROUP with 1d carmine & 1d dull vermilion (with gum - SG £400), 2d deep green (SG £1000), 4d blue & 4d bright blue and 1/- vermilion (SG £800) all with variable margins plus 1884/91 6d reddish purple & 6d dull claret mint, the latter with margin at left. (8)

    Estimate: £220 ×

     



     

    Lot 2011

    TASMANIA - SCARCE COUNTRY OFFICE CHALON FRANKING; 13 Aug. 1863 front and part back to Launceston franked pair 2d Chalon pair, four margins and scarce thus tied by barred numeral '29' with ms endorsement 'Emu Bay' at left and Launceston arrival ds on rear. Twelve examples of mail from this office in the pre-UPU period recorded by us.

    Estimate: £120

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2011

    TASMANIA - SCARCE COUNTRY OFFICE CHALON FRANKING; 13 Aug. 1863 front and part back to Launceston franked pair 2d Chalon pair, four margins and scarce thus tied by barred numeral '29' with ms endorsement 'Emu Bay' at left and Launceston arrival ds on rear. Twelve examples of mail from this office in the pre-UPU period recorded by us.

    Estimate: £120 ×

     



     

    Lot 2012

    VICTORIA - MOSTLY USED RANGE with 1851 2d Pale Dull Brown, 1854/55 1d Dull Red (2) & 3d Blue (3 - shades; two with four margins), 1856/58 1d Queen-on-Throne unused & 6d used (2), 1855/56 2d Queen-on-Throne used (2 - shades), 1857 Emblems 4d Imperf (2 - shades) & 2d rouletted pair and two later issues mint. (16)

    Estimate: £200

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2012

    VICTORIA - MOSTLY USED RANGE with 1851 2d Pale Dull Brown, 1854/55 1d Dull Red (2) & 3d Blue (3 - shades; two with four margins), 1856/58 1d Queen-on-Throne unused & 6d used (2), 1855/56 2d Queen-on-Throne used (2 - shades), 1857 Emblems 4d Imperf (2 - shades) & 2d rouletted pair and two later issues mint. (16)

    Estimate: £200 ×

     



     

    Lot 2013

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1854 1d BLACK GROUP with mint (stained and margins large to touching) and used (4 - two with four margins). (5)

    Estimate: £200

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2013

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1854 1d BLACK GROUP with mint (stained and margins large to touching) and used (4 - two with four margins). (5)

    Estimate: £200 ×

     



     

    Lot 2014

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1854 4d BLUE IMPERF USED GROUP, three cut square four margins examples (one with Commissariat puncture), three cut-to-shape and a further example rouletted with closed tear at lower left. (7)

    Estimate: £160

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2014

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1854 4d BLUE IMPERF USED GROUP, three cut square four margins examples (one with Commissariat puncture), three cut-to-shape and a further example rouletted with closed tear at lower left. (7)

    Estimate: £160 ×

     



     

    Lot 2015

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1855 1/- GREY BROWN & 1/- PALE BROWN both cut square and one with four margins showing the v.scarce flaw through the 'A' of 'POSTAGE' (see WA Handbook at page 46) plus 1857/59 6d Hillman used group, two cut-to-shape and two roughly cut-square (one with traces of roulette at left - SG £1300). (6)

    Estimate: £200

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2015

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1855 1/- GREY BROWN & 1/- PALE BROWN both cut square and one with four margins showing the v.scarce flaw through the 'A' of 'POSTAGE' (see WA Handbook at page 46) plus 1857/59 6d Hillman used group, two cut-to-shape and two roughly cut-square (one with traces of roulette at left - SG £1300). (6)

    Estimate: £200 ×

     



     

    Lot 2016

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1/- IMPERF SOLO FRANKING TO ENGLAND; Rare 15 July 1859 EL (peripheral faults and moderate soiling) endorsed 'paid' to York franked imperf 1/- pale brown (small defects; three margins) and just tied at right by dumb bar cancel with oval Guildford ds at top left. Seldom seen solo franking with less than ten examples in private hands recorded by us.

    Estimate: £200

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2016

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1/- IMPERF SOLO FRANKING TO ENGLAND; Rare 15 July 1859 EL (peripheral faults and moderate soiling) endorsed 'paid' to York franked imperf 1/- pale brown (small defects; three margins) and just tied at right by dumb bar cancel with oval Guildford ds at top left. Seldom seen solo franking with less than ten examples in private hands recorded by us.

    Estimate: £200 ×

     



     

    Lot 2017

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1860 2d Pale Orange unused (three margins) and used (3 - one with four margins) & 6d sage-green used (two full margins) plus an 1861 2d blue imperf. colour trial with margins good to touching. (6)

    Estimate: £150

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2017

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1860 2d Pale Orange unused (three margins) and used (3 - one with four margins) & 6d sage-green used (two full margins) plus an 1861 2d blue imperf. colour trial with margins good to touching. (6)

    Estimate: £150 ×

     



     

    Lot 2018

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - USED RANGE with 1861 1d Rose perf. 14 (2) and Rough perf. (4), 2d perf. 14, 6d Purple Brown perf. 14-16 clean cut (2) and 1/- perf. 14-16 and intermediate perf. 14-16 (SG £250), 1863/64 unwmk. 1d (overinked in lower portion - BPA Cert. 2021) & 6d (both shades), 1864/79 wmk. Crown CC 1d (5 - one mint), 2d (7 - one on piece with 4d and both with Commissariat punctures) & 6d (5 - varying shades), perf. 14 1d (12 - one unused) & 2d, 1882/85 wmk. Crown CA perf. 14 1d (10), 2d (7), 4d & 6d (6), perf. 12 1d mint (SG £100), 2d (8), 4d unused, 1884 ½d on 1d (2 - one mint), 1885 1d on 3d and 1888 1d used (2). (82 + one piece)

    Estimate: £220

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2018

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA - USED RANGE with 1861 1d Rose perf. 14 (2) and Rough perf. (4), 2d perf. 14, 6d Purple Brown perf. 14-16 clean cut (2) and 1/- perf. 14-16 and intermediate perf. 14-16 (SG £250), 1863/64 unwmk. 1d (overinked in lower portion - BPA Cert. 2021) & 6d (both shades), 1864/79 wmk. Crown CC 1d (5 - one mint), 2d (7 - one on piece with 4d and both with Commissariat punctures) & 6d (5 - varying shades), perf. 14 1d (12 - one unused) & 2d, 1882/85 wmk. Crown CA perf. 14 1d (10), 2d (7), 4d & 6d (6), perf. 12 1d mint (SG £100), 2d (8), 4d unused, 1884 ½d on 1d (2 - one mint), 1885 1d on 3d and 1888 1d used (2). (82 + one piece)

    Estimate: £220 ×

     







     

    Lot 2019

    AUSTRIA - EARLY CARD & COVER GROUP: Includes undated env. to Prague with 1860 5k red cancelled by ?Plass c.d.s., undated front from Vienna to Udine bearing 1860 15k blue, 3 different types of 2k yellow Postal Stationery cards used c.1870s and 1880 Polish newspaper "SAN" bearing 1k blue newspaper stamp of 1877. (6 items)

    Estimate: £100

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2019

    AUSTRIA - EARLY CARD & COVER GROUP: Includes undated env. to Prague with 1860 5k red cancelled by ?Plass c.d.s., undated front from Vienna to Udine bearing 1860 15k blue, 3 different types of 2k yellow Postal Stationery cards used c.1870s and 1880 Polish newspaper "SAN" bearing 1k blue newspaper stamp of 1877. (6 items)

    Estimate: £100 ×

     





     

    Lot 2020

    AUSTRIA - 1850-54 KREUZER VALUES, USED COLLECTION: Mostly fine used accumulation on Hagner sheets, almost all are 4 margin examples. Includes 1k yellow (4, one damaged), 2k black (type I & type III), 3k red (7), 6k brown (9) and 9k blue (16). SG between 1 & 10. Lot also inc. 1863 Newspaper stamps (2) fine used SG N44 and 1863 5k rose fine used SG 41. (Total 38 stamps)

    Estimate: £180

    Geoff Whitehead Classic Stamps, Lot 2020

    AUSTRIA - 1850-54 KREUZER VALUES, USED COLLECTION: Mostly fine used accumulation on Hagner sheets, almost all are 4 margin examples. Includes 1k yellow (4, one damaged), 2k black (type I & type III), 3k red (7), 6k brown (9) and 9k blue (16). SG between 1 & 10. Lot also inc. 1863 Newspaper stamps (2) fine used SG N44 and 1863 5k rose fine used SG 41. (Total 38 stamps)

    Estimate: £180 ×

 

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