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  • Lot# : 5001 Gambia

    1868: Prepaid cover to Murrayfield, Scotland struck with "GAMBIA" code A cds in red (Dec 17) with manuscript rate '10d.' in red crayon. Circular "PAID / LIVERPOOL / BR. PACKET" cds in red (Dec 31) and reverse with Edinburgh arrival (Jan 1, 1869) in black. The cover has restored tears at top but nevertheless scarce.rnProvenance: Collection Colin McCaig. Illustrated in 'Handstamps of British Wset Africa' on page 10; Collection R.F. Bavington-Jones, SG, London, 13 April 1983, lot 19.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 5002 Gambia

    "Cameos" Typographed and Embossed by De La Rue 1869 (March 18): 4 d. brown, no wmk., imperforate, an unused example with large margins all round, of rich deep colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. Superb Gi = £ 600.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 5003 Gambia

    "Cameos" Typographed and Embossed by De La Rue 1869 (March 18): 4 d. brown, no wmk., imperforate, the unused block of nine with good to enormous margins all round, of fine fresh colour and embossing, hinged at top leaving seven stamps unmounted og. A marvellous block of unbelievable freshness for a first issue block, the largest recorded multiple and an item of consummate beauty and importance to West African and classic philately.rnProvenance: Collection R.F. Bavington-Jones, SG, London, 13 April 1983, lot 48; Stanley Gibbons, London, 19-20 April 1990, lot 9.
    Starting bid : 15,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 25,000 CHF

    Lot# : 5004 Gambia

    "Cameos" Typographed and Embossed by De La Rue 1869 (March 18): 4 d. brown, no wmk., imperforate, a used example with large margins all round, of rich deep colour, cancelled by "Gambia" cds (July 16, 1869) in red. A fine example of a scarce stamp Gi = £ 225.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, ex lot 28.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 5005 Gambia

    "Cameos" Typographed and Embossed by De La Rue 1869 (March 18): 6 d. blue, no wmk., imperforate, an unused example, a corner marginal example with large to very fine margins all round, of lovely colour, fresh and fine, large part og. Signed Georg Bühler Gi = £ 600.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 5006 Gambia

    "Cameos" Typographed and Embossed by De La Rue 1869 (March 18): 6 d. deep blue, no wmk., imperforate, a used example with large margins all round and portion of adjoining stamp at left, cancelled by "Gambia" cds in red (April 30, 1869) within first six weeks of issue, extremely fine Gi = £ 225.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 5007 Gambia

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    "Cameos" Typographed and Embossed by De La Rue 1869 (March 18): 6 d. deep blue, no wmk., imperforate, a used horizontal strip of four, ample to large margins all round, tied to piece by individual strikes of "Gambia" datestamps (Dec 7, 1869) in red. Minor diagonal bend on firsat stamp not affecting the fine appearance of a very rare multiple, unique. Cert. Holcombe (1997).rnProvenance: Collection Dale Lichtenstein, Harmers, New York, 23 Oct 1990.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 18,000 CHF

    Lot# : 5008 Gambia

    Cameos 1874 (Aug): 4 d. brown, wmk. Crown CC, imperforate, a used example in an intermediate shade with good margins all round, variety "Watermark Inverted", cancelled by "Gambia / Paid" cds in red (Feb 23, 1882). Scarce Gi = £ 400.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5009 Gambia

    Cameos 1874 (Aug): 4 d. pale brown, wmk. Crown CC, imperforate, an unused example from lower left corner of the sheet, position 11, with good to large margins all round, minor bend in margin not affecting the appearance of a fine stamp. large part og. Gi = £ 425.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 5010 Gambia

    Cameos 1874 (Aug): 4 d. pale brown, wmk. Crown CC, a used horizontal pair with large margins all round, neatly cancelled by two strikes of "Gambia / Paid" cds (May 19) in red. Choice and very fine, a scarce multiple Gi = £ 450+.rnProvenance: Collection Dale-Liechtenstein, Harmers, New York, 23 Oct 1990; Collection Leonard Weldhen, Phillips, London, 11 Oct 2002, lot 1256; Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 79.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 5011 Gambia

    Cameos 1874 (Aug): 4 d. pale brown, wmk. Crown CC, the famous part sheet of ten, all 'cancelled' Officially by horizontal pen strokes, large margins all round, slight closed marginal tear at upper right, endorsed at top in manuscript "N.P. Postage Unwatermarked 12 out of sheet"; full unmounted og. A remarkable and famous multiple.rnProvenance: Collection Dale-Liechtenstein, Harmers, New York, 23 Oct 1990; Collection Leonard Weldhen, Phillips, London, 11 Oct 2002, lot 1213; Spink, London, 8 Dec 2010, lot 1147.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 13,500 CHF

    Lot# : 5012 Gambia

    Cameos 1874 (Aug): 4 d. pale brown, wmk. Crown CC, imperforate, used on 1881 registered cover to Washington DC, USA in combination with 1880 ½ d. orange: a single and horizontal strip of three, comb. perf. 14, for 6 d. rate, all tied by "Gambia / Paid" cds's in red (July 28) with manuscript "Registered No 21" at upper left. Oval "Registered / Liverpool" datestamp of transit (Aug 14), reverse with "Gambia / Paid" (July 30) cds in red, New York (Aug 27) and Washington DC datestamps. Insignificant oil stain on single ½ d. but a remarkable and spectacular cover.rnProvenance: RL, London, 1968; Spink, London, 12 Nov 2009, lot 130.
    Starting bid : 8,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,500 CHF

    Lot# : 5013 Gambia

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    Cameos 1874 (Aug): 6 d. deep blue, wmk. Crown CC, imperforate, an unused example, marginal at base, with large margins all round, variety "Watermark Inverted", fresh and fine, large part og. A scarce stamp. Signed Champion. Cert. BPA (1959) Gi = £ 700.rnProvenance: Sotheby's, London, 24 Nov 2005, lot 150.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 5014 Gambia

    Cameos 1874 (Aug): 6 d. deep blue, wmk. Crown CC, imperforate, an unused example with large margins all round, variety "Watermark Reversed", fresh and very fine, large part og. A rare stamp Gi = £ 950.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 17 March 2011, lot 382.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 5015 Gambia

    Cameos 1874 (Aug): 6 d. blue, wmk. Crown CC, imperforate, an unused horizontal strip of three from top right corner of the sheet, large margins all round and of excellent vibrant colour, showing 'Sloping Label' variety on position 5, fresh and fine, typical wrinkles on large part og. A rare and most attractive strip Gi = £ 1'000+.rnProvenance: Stanley Gibbons, London, 13 April 1983, lot 430.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF

    Lot# : 5016 Gambia

    Cameos 1874 (Aug): 6 d. blue, wmk. Crown CC, imperforate, used examples (2), both with four margins; one with very large margins all round, each with variety "Watermark Inverted", each cancelled in red, the superb example with "Gambia / Paid" cds (April 24). Scarce Gi = £ 800.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 96.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 5017 Gambia

    1880/81: ½ d. orange, wmk. Crown CC sideways, perf. 14, an unused example, well centred, of fine colour, large part og. A very elusive stamp Gi = £ 550.rnProvenance: Collection William Frazer, Spink, 25 March 2004, ex lot 252.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 5018 Gambia

    1880/81: 3 d. bright ultramarine, wmk. Crown CC sideways, perf. 14, an unused example, well centred and of fine delicate colour, large part og. A very elusive stamp Gi = £ 550.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 5019 Gambia

    1880/81: 6 d. blue, wmk. Crown CC sideways, perf. 14, an unused horizontal pair, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 450+.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5020 Gambia

    1880/81: 1 s. green, wmk. Crown CC sideways, perf. 14, an unused block of six (3 x 2), corner marginal from upper right of sheet, positions 3-5 / 7-10, of lovely vibrant colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. with four stamps unmounted og. A rare and fine multiple Gi = £ 2'000+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 4-5 May 1978.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600 CHF

    Lot# : 5021 Gambia

    1880/81: 1 s. green, wmk. Crown CC sideways, perf. 14, a used example, well centred and of rich colour, cancelled by "Gambia / Paid" cds in red (July 31, 1881). Superb Gi = £ 325.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 5022 Gambia

    1880/81: 1 s. deep green, wmk. Crown CC sideways, perf. 14, an unused example, variety "Watermark Crown to the Left of CC", fresh and fine, large part og. A very elusive and scarce stamp Gi = £ 900.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 5023 Gambia

    1880/81: ½ d. dull orange, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 14, an unused complete sheet of fifteen subjects, some minor dust in margins otherwise fresh and very fine, stamps unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 300+.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 9 Jan 1979, lot 103.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 5024 Gambia

    1880/81: 1 d. maroon, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 14, an unused complete sheet of fifteen subjects, crease between third and fourth vertical rows along perfs., otherwise very fine, large part og. with most unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 180+.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 9 Jan 1979, lot 105.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 5025 Gambia

    1880/81: 1 d. maroon, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 14, a used block of four of deep colour, lightly cancelled by "Gambia" code B datestamps (Feb 2, 1889) in black.
    Starting bid : 80 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 5026 Gambia

    1880/81: 2 d. rose, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 14, a complete sheet of fifteen subjects, of fine fresh colour, one or two bends vertically along perforations, fresh and most attractive, wrinkle in top left margin, hinged on two corner stamps at top, large part og unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 975+.£ rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 106.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 5027 Gambia

    1880/81: 3 d. pale dull ultramarine, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 14, an unused example locally overprinted SPECIMEN in black (Samuel type GA1), fine appearance, part og. Very rare on this issue.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 8 July 2003, lot 508.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 5028 Gambia

    1880/81: 3 d. bright ultramarine, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 14, an unused block of four of fine colour, somewhat heavily mounted at top, lower pair unmounted og. Scarce and attractive multiple Gi = £ 400+.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 5029 Gambia

    1880/81: 3 d. pale ultramarine, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 14, an unused complete sheet of fifteen subjects, of fine colour, some gum toning in lower margin, slight thin on one stamp (pos. 8) and in margin and rust spot in margin showing on reverse, otherwise visually very fine, stamps unmounted og. Gi = £ 1'000+.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 9 Jan 1979, lot 106.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 5030 Gambia

    1880/81: 4 d. brown, wmk. CC upright, used on 1883 cover to Flurlingen, Switzerland tied by "GAMBIA / PAID" code A datestamp in red (Dec 27), endorsed via Lagos. "PAID / LIVERPOOL / BR. PACKET" cds (Jan 10, 1884) in red and reverse with 'Ambulant' cds and Schaffhausen arrival cds (Jan 12). Some minor aging on top perfs. and slight aging to envelope but a fine and cover to a most unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 5031 Gambia

    1880/81: 4 d. brown, wmk. CC, used on 1886 cover to Freetown, Sierra Leone tied by "GAMBIA / PAID" code C datestamp (March 20) in red with repeated strike at left. Manuscript '4' credit to the Colony. Reverse with restored flaps and obverse with scuff at right but a very rare inter-Colonial usage.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 5032 Gambia

    1880/81: 1 s. green, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 14, a used horizontal pair, variety "Watermark Inverted", of good colour, clearly cancelled by "Gambia / Paid" cds in red (June 21, 1884). A rare variety, unrecorded in unused condition and a scarce multiple Gi = £ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,800 CHF

    Lot# : 5033 Gambia

    1886: De La Rue Imperforate Plate Proofs on wmk. Crown CA sideways paper, the extraordinary matching set of eight values form ½ d. myrtle-green to 1 s. violet, all marginal from base of sheet. Superb fresh colours, lightly mounted, each with one hinge, wonderful and of great rarity. A magnificent and outstanding set Gi = £ 18'000+.rnProvenance: Collectioin Dale-Liechtenstein, Harmers, New York, 23 Oct 1990; Collection Leonard Weldhen, Bonhams, 11 Oct 2002, lot 1324; Spink, London, 8 Dec 2010, lot 1158.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 10,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 25,000 CHF

    Lot# : 5034 Gambia

    1886/93: ½ d. myrtle-green, wmk. Crown CA sideways, perf. 14, unused complete sheets of fifteen subjects (6), all of fine colour, one in grey-green, visually very fine, showing 1st. and 2nd. comb perfs., two sheets with "Thistle Flaw" on position 1, and a rare sheet with "Crown to the Right of CA" variety, this being the sole sheet with three margins, all the rest are complete, a few imperfections with some occasional age spots as to be expected, large part og., majority unmounted og. Gi = £ 2'000+.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 9 Jan 1979, lot 113; the five complete sheets.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 5035 Gambia

    1886/93: 1 d. crimson or carmine, wmk. Crown CA sideways, perf. 14, unused complete sheets of fifteen subjects (4), all of fine colour, showing 1st. and 2nd. comb perfs., (3 of the latter setting), all with complete margins, large part og., majority unmounted og. Gi = £ 1'000+.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 9 Jan 1979, lot 115.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 5036 Gambia

    1886/93: 1 d. pale carmine, wmk. Crown CA sideways, a used block of six (3 x 2) of fresh colour, lightly cancelled by "Bathurst / Gambia" cds's in black (Feb 12, 1898) with vertical blue crayon stroke as to be expected and 4 d. deep brown in a used block of four similary cancelled (Sept 21, 1898). Attractive multiples.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 5037 Gambia

    1886/93: 4 d. deep brown, wmk. Crown CA sideways, perf. 14, a used example, variety "Watermark Upright", lightly cancelled by "Paid" cds in black (- 15, 1889). Superb and extremely rare with very few examples recorded Gi = £ 4'250.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 17 March 2011, lot 394.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF

    Lot# : 5038 Gambia

    1886/93: 6 d. yellowish olive-green and 6 d. deep bronze-green, wmk. Crown CA sideways, unused examples, each showing variety "Sloping Label", fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 400.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 5039 Gambia

    1886/93: 6 d. bronze-green, wmk. Crown CA sideways, an unused complete sheet of 15 subjects, 2nd. comb perf., position 5 showing "Sloping Label" variety, trivial tone spot on one perf. on reverse, otherwise fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 725+.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 5040 Gambia

    1886/93: 6 d. slate-green, wmk. Crown CA sideways, an unused complete sheet of 15 subjects, 2nd. comb perf., fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Gi = £ 275+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5041 Gambia

    1886/93: 1 s. violet and 1 s. deep violet, wmk. Crown CA sideways, perf. 14, unused complete sheets of fifteen subjects (2), both with first comb perf., the pale sheet with marginal fault and the 1 s. violet sheet with crease in left margin, very fine, stamps unmounted og. Gi = £ 225+.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 9 Jan 1979, lot 128.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5042 Gambia

    1886/93: ½ d. to 1 s. values complete less the 2½ d., wmk. Crown CA sideways, all used on registered 1898 philatelic cover to UIlm tied by "Bathurst / Gambia" cds's (Jan 20) with oval "R" annotated '25' in manuscript, London registered transit (Feb 7) and arrival on reverse. A colourful cover.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 5043 Gambia

    1897 (August): De La Rue Imperforate Keyplate Essays on unwatermarked gummed paper, in the eventually accepted colours except the 3 d. in brown on dull green; single colours for ½ d., 1 d. and 6 d.; others bicoloured as selected; each Proof with hand-painted "GAMBIA" and Duty Plates also hand-painted with values picked out in Chinese white. A unique full set and despite one or two paint slips by the artist, quite beautiful.rnProvenance: 4 d. ex Harmers, London, 9 Nov 1988, lot 541; Some ex Bavington-Jones, SG, London, 17-20 June 1986; As a set: Harmers, London, 28-30 March 1993, lots 591-598.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000 CHF

    Lot# : 5044 Gambia

    1898/1902: ½ d. dull green, wmk. Crown CA, an unused example, fresh and very fine, variety "Malformed "S" in POSTAGE", large part og. A superb example of a very scarce stamp Gi = £ 400.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 254.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 5045 Gambia

    1898/1902: ½ d. dull green (five examples) and 1 d. carmine (10) used on 1901 registered cover to Germany, all tied by eight oval "REGISTERED / GAMBIA" datestamps (Aug 29) with oval "R" and Liverpool transit at left (Sept 9). Kenzingen arrival cds (Sept 10) on reverse of a colourful and scarce cover.rnrnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 6-7 Oct 2010, lot 1357.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 5046 Gambia

    1898/1902: 1 d. carmine, wmk. Crown CA, an unused example of good appearance, variety "Repaired "S" in POSTAGE", small part browned og. Scarce Gi = £ 550.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 17 March 2011, lot 401.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 5047 Gambia

    1898/1902: 2 d. orange & mauve, wmk. Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Malformed "S" in POSTAGE", browned part og. Gi = £ 500.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 5048 Gambia

    1898/1902: 3 d. reddish-purple & blue, wmk. Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Malformed "S" in POSTAGE", fine appearance, part og. Scarce stamp Gi = £ 750.rn 
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 5049 Gambia

    1898/1902: 4 d. brown & blue, wmk. Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Malformed "S" in POSTAGE", large part og. A very scarce stamp Gi = £ 550.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 5050 Gambia

    1898/1902: 1 s. violet & green, wmk. Crown CA, a used example, variety "Malformed "S" in POSTAGE", lightly cancelled leaving the variety clear. Scarce Gi = £ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 5051 Gambia

    1902 (Jan 16): De La Rue Appendix sheet showing three imperforate Colour Trials with 3 d. Duty Plates in deep slate & orange, bistre & pale green and in deep purple & magenta, each annotated "2/-" alongside in manuscript, handstamped upon receipt (Jan 18) by the Crown Agents. The first example in deep slate & orange signed off with "WHM" in manuscript by William Mercer as accepted on January 20. Illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton on page 3237. Splendid and extremely rare.rnProvenance: RL, London, 24 Nov 1976, lot 68; Collection R.F. Bavington-Jones, SG, London, 17-20 June 1986, lot 2012; Collection 'A Fellow of the Royal', Harmers, London, 9 Nov 1988, lot 560.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,900 CHF

    Lot# : 5052 Gambia

    1902/05: Keyplate definitive set of twelve, wmk. Crown CA, overprinted SPECIMEN in black, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Gi = £ 250.
    Starting bid : 90 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 5053 Gambia

    1902/05: Keyplate definitive set of twelve, wmk. Crown CA, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Gi = £ 250.
    Starting bid : 90 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 5054 Gambia

    1902/05: Keyplate issue, wmk. Crown CA, with ½ d., 1 d., 2 d., 2½ d., 3 d. and 4 d. in Plate "1" marginal or corner marginal (5) block of six (3 x 2) and 6 d., 1 s. and 2 s. all in Plate "1" corner blocks of four, the 2 s. with marginal bend, fresh and fine colours, large part or unmounted og. A generally very fine and scarce group Gi = £ 1'150+.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF

    Lot# : 5055 Gambia

    1902/05: ½ d. green, 2 d. orange & mauve, 2½ d. ultramarine, 3 d. purple & ultramarine, wmk. Crown CA, all unused and 2½ d. used, the generally fine 'Glover' Flaw selection showing "Dented Frame" varieties (Row 1, stamp 6), the unused 2½ d. and 3 d. slightly rubbed but all part or large part og. and the used example leaving the variety clear. A scarce group Gi = £ 1'800+.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 350 CHF

    Lot# : 5056 Gambia

    1902/05: 2½ d. ultramarine, wmk. Crown CA, a fine used example showing variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6) cancelled by "Bathurst" cds (May 3, 1904) in black leaving the variety clear; scarce just 192 examples issued Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 5057 Gambia

    1902/05: 6 d. pale sage-green & carmine, wmk. Crown CA, an unused top marginal example showing variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fine, unmounted og. A scarce stamp, just 100 examples issued Gi = £ 375.rnProvenance: Sotheby's, London, 24 Nov 2005, lot 158.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5058 Gambia

    1902/05: 1 s. violet & green, wmk. Crown CA, an unused example showing variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fine, large part og. A very scarce stamp, just 5o examples issued Gi = £ 700.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 5059 Gambia

    1902/05: 1 s. 6 d. green & carmine on yellow, wmk. Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce, just 122 examples issued Gi = £ 400.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 5060 Gambia

    1902/05: 2 s. 6 d. purple & brown on yellow, wmk. Crown CA, an unused example showing variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fine, large part og. A very scarce stamp, just 122 examples issued Gi = £ 500.rnProvenance: Spink, London, 8 Dec 2010, lot 1167.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 5061 Gambia

    1902/05: 3 s. carmine & green on yellow, wmk. Crown CA, an unused example showing variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fine, large part og. A very scarce stamp, circa 123 examples issued Gi = £ 600.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 17 March 2011, lot 415.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 5062 Gambia

    1902/06: Covers (4) bearing registered philatelic frankings to Germany, each bearing three stamps from the Keyplate issues, with ten different values represented, including a 1906 'Kiderlen' cover bearing 1 s. 6 d., 2 s. 6 d. and 3 s. values, generally fresh and fine, a scarce group.rnProvenancxe: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, 23 May 2011, lots 275, 280 and 285.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 5063 Gambia

    1904/06: 1 d. carmine, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), with large part og. and a matching fine used example with the same 'Glover' flaw, cancelled by part "Bathurst" cds Gi = £ 270.rn 
    Starting bid : 80 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 5064 Gambia

    1904/06: 2½ d. bright blue & ultramarine, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 375.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 9 Dec 2009, lot 864.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5065 Gambia

    1904/06: 4 d. brown & ultramarine, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce, just 82 examples issued Gi = £ 550.rnProvenance: Sotheby's, London, 24 Nov 2005, lot 160.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 5066 Gambia

    1904/06: 5 d. grey & black, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), centred to rigfht otherwise fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce, just 118 examples issued Gi = £ 475.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 296.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5067 Gambia

    1904/06: 7½ d. green & carmine, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce, just 120 examples issued Gi = £ 500.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 9 Dec 2009, lot 866.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 5068 Gambia

    1904/06: 10 d. olive & carmine, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce, just 120 examples issued Gi = £ 600.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 300.
    Starting bid : 220 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 5069 Gambia

    1904/06: 1 s. violet & green, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), slight surface rub otherwise fine, large part og. Extremely scarce: 16'800 of the 1 s. value were invoiced to Gambia of which 11'773 were burnt on 30 Sept 1909, leaving approximately 40 examples possible with the 'Glover' flaw Gi = £ 800.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 9 Dec 2009, lot 868.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 5070 Gambia

    1904/06: 2 s. deep slate & orange, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and fine with one or two fibres on large part og. Extremely scarce: 9'600 of the 1 s. value were invoiced to Gambia of which 6'896 were burnt on 30 Sept 1909, leaving approximately 25 examples possible with the 'Glover' flaw Gi = £ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 5071 Gambia

    1906 (April 10): Provisional ½ d. on 2 s. 6 d. purple & brown on yellow, an unused corner block of thirty (6 x 5) from lower left corner of the sheet, the bottom row and the top two rows showing 5 mm. spacing, seventh stamp showing "PFNNY" variety, the corner stamp showing "Dropped "Y" of PENNY" flaw. Fresh and very fine, but for one small ink blob and some tond perfs. on reverse, unmounted og. A rare multiple: very probably the largest now extant Gi = £ 1'650+.rnProvenance: RL, London, 24 Nov 1976, lot 92.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 5072 Gambia

    1906 (April 10): Provisional ½ d. on 2 s. 6 d. purple & brown on yellow, a used block of four from lower left corner of the right pane, top two stamps with 4 mm. spacing, lower pair with 5 mm. spacing; the lower left stamp showing "Dropped "Y" in PENNY", cancelled by "Bathurst / Gambia" cds (April 14, 1906) in black. A scarce positional multiple Gi = £ 300+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 5073 Gambia

    1906 (April 10): Provisional ½ d. on 2 s. 6 d. purple & brown on yellow, an unused corner marginal example top right of left pane, (Row 1, stamp 6), showing variety "Dented Frame", light diagonal crease not affecting the delightful appearance, fresh colour, large part og. A very rare stamp - less than 40 examples can exist Gi = £ 900.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 5074 Gambia

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    1906 (April 10): Provisional ½ d. on 2 s. 6 d. purple & brown on yellow, a used example showing variety "Dented Frame", (Row 1, stamp 6), lightly cancelled by part oval "Registered / Gambia" datestamp in black. Rare. Signed Stolow. Cert. RPSL (1995) Gi = £ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 5075 Gambia

    1906 (April 10): Provisional 1 d. on 3 s. carmine & green on yellow, an unused corner block of four from lower left corner of the right pane, fresh colour and very fine, large part og. with lower stamps unmounted og. A scarce stamp in a multiple Gi = £ 260+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5076 Gambia

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    1906 (April 10): Provisional 1 d. on 3 s. carmine & green on yellow, variety "Surcharge Double", a used example lightly cancelled by "Registered / Gambia" oval datestamp (April 11, 1906) - second day of issue - in black. Fine and very rare. Cert. BPA (2004) Gi = £ 5'000.rnProvenance: Collection W. Frazer, Spink, London, 6-7 July 2005, lot 1713.rn 
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000 CHF

    Lot# : 5077 Gambia

    1906 (April 10): Provisional 1 d. on 3 s. carmine & green on yellow, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), and the surcharge with partial doubling, fresh and very fine but for blunted perforation at top right, of fresh colour and large part og. Rare, less than 50 examples possible with the 'Glover' flaw. Gi = £1'000+. Provenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 315.

    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 5078 Gambia

    Colour Changes 1909 (Oct 1): Keyplate issue, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, the selection of used multiples with blocks of four of 3 d., 5 d., 6 d., 7½ d., 1 s., 1 s. 6 d., 2 s., 2 s. 6 d. and 3 s. (some on piece) and 2 d. grey in a block of twelve, 4 d. black & red on yellow in a block of nine and 10 d. pale sage-green & carmine in a block of six these last all on piece. A scarce group and most unusual Gi = £ 1'000+.rn 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 5079 Gambia

    Colour Changes 1909 (Oct 1): 7½ d. brown & blue, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce, a maximum of 139 stamps issued Gi = £ 275.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, 23 May 2011, lot 326.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5080 Gambia

    Colour Changes 1909 (Oct 1): 10 d. pale sage-green & carmine, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, a used example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and very fine, lightly cancelled at Bathurst in black. Scarce, a maximum of 137 stamps issued Gi = £ 350.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 5081 Gambia

    Colour Changes 1909 (Oct 1): 1 s. black on green, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce, a maximum of 139 stamps issued Gi = £ 350.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, 23 May 2011, lot 329.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5082 Gambia

    Colour Changes 1909 (Oct 1): 1 s. 6 d. violet & green, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce, a maximum of 139 stamps issued Gi = £ 550.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 5083 Gambia

    Colour Changes 1909 (Oct 1): 2 s. purple & bright blue on blue, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), marginal at top, fresh and very fine, mounted in margin only, stamp unmounted og. Scarce, a maximum of 137 stamps issued Gi = £ 450.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 5084 Gambia

    Colour Changes 1909 (Oct 1): 2 s. 6 d. black & red on blue, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce, a maximum of 139 stamps issued Gi = £ 650.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 5085 Gambia

    Colour Changes 1909 (Oct 1): 3 s. yellow & green, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example, variety "Dented Frame" (Row 1, stamp 6), fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce, a maximum of 139 stamps issued Gi = £ 850.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, 23 May 2011, lot 332.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 5086 Gambia

    1912/22: George V, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, the unused set of seventeen values, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black or red (4 d., 1 s. and 2 s. 6 d. values), with the five values between 1 s. and 3 s. all in rare matching top left sheet corner marginal examples, the 2 s. with tiny tone spot on gum otherwise fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Rare thus Gi = £ 375+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 5087 Gambia

    1912/22: George V, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, the unused set of sixteen values unused, all showing variety "Split "A" in POSTAGE", (Row 8, stamp 3 on left pane), all of fresh colour, fine large part og. or unmounted og. An extraordinary complete set in the foremost quality Gi 86c+87c+88a+89a+90b+91d+92d+93a+94a+95a+96b+97b+98a+99a+100a+101a = £ 5'770.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 25 May 2004, lot 479.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400 CHF

    Lot# : 5088 Gambia

    1912/22: George V, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, the unused set of seventeen values, together with all the different listed shades, in unused blocks of four - a total  of 30 blocks with nine marginal blocks, seven of which show the Plate number. The 4 d. black & red on lemon shows the "Split "A" in POSTAGE" variety, a splendid generally fresh and very fine group, large part or unmounted og. Gi = £ 1'450+.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 9 Jan 1979, lot 163.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 5089 Gambia

    1912/22: George V, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, the unused set of seventeen values, together with all the different listed shades, a total of 30 stamps, with additional ½ d. unused pair with left stamp showing the "Split "A" in POSTAGE" variety and a 1½ d. showing the same variety, generally fine, large part or unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 550+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5090 Gambia

    1911: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the George V issue, with country legend and Duty Plate blank, struck in black on glazed white card, handstamped "BEFORE / HARDENING" in black and dated "19 DEC 1911" in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnNote: This Keyplate was also utilised for St. Helena and Seychelles.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 338.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF

    Lot# : 5091 Gambia

    1912/22: 4 d. black & red on yellow, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused corner block of four from lower left of sheet witrh Plate number "1" in margin, variety "Watermark Inverted",  of fresh colour, vertical fold between stamps otherwise fine, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. A rare multiple Gi = £ 900+.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 5092 Gambia

    1912/22: 1 s. 6 d. violet & green, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example showing variety "Split "A" in POSTAGE", (Row 8, stamp 3 on left pane), of fresh colour, minor age spot on large part og. A very scarce stamp Gi = £ 700.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 5093 Gambia

    1912/22: 3 s. yellow & green, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example showing variety "Split "A" in POSTAGE", (Row 8, stamp 3 on left pane), of fresh colour, gum crack on part og. but a very scarce stamp Gi = £ 850.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 5094 Gambia

    1921/22: ½ d. green, wmk. Multiple Script CA, an unused example, variety "Watermark Reversed", centred to left, fine colour, large part og. Gi = £ 225.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 377.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 5095 Gambia

    1921/22: 1 d. carmine-red, wmk. Multiple Script CA, an unused block of four, corner marginal from top right of sheet with Plate Number "1" and requisition number 0902 in margin, variety "Watermark Reversed", hinged in margins for protection, three stamps unmounted og. A very scarce multiple Gi = £ 600+.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 379.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 5096 Gambia

    1921/22: 5 d. orange & purple, wmk. Multiple Script CA, an unused block of four, marginal from left of sheet, variety "Watermark Reversed", fine colour, unmounted og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 200+.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 380.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 5097 Gambia

    1921/22: 6 d. dull & bright purple and 7½ d. brown & blue, wmk. Multiple Script CA, each in unused blocks of four, variety "Watermark Reversed", fine fresh colour, large part or unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 220+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 5098 Gambia

    1921/22: 4 s. grey-black & red, wmk. Multiple Script CA, a used block of four, marginal from base of sheet showing Plate number "1" in margin, lightly cancelled by three strikes of "Bathurst / Gambia" cds (Dec 17, 1922) in black. The first stamp shows an unusual ink run of red in the Gambia country legend. Scarce Gi = £ 900+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 5099 Gambia

    1921/22: 4 s. black & red, wmk. Multiple Script CA, an unused corner marginal block of four with Plate number "1" in upper margin, variety "Watermark Inverted", fine appearance, hinged as a precaution, part og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 360+.rnProvenance: Collection John Rose, Grosvenor, London, 23 May 2011, lot 382.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 5100 Gambia

    1922: De La Rue Elephant & Palm Master Die Proof for the low values, with blank Duty Plates, printed in black & deep blue on thin surface glazed wove paper (52 x 58 mm.) showing Printer's guide lines and manuscript '0.1' reversed at base. Rare and most attractive.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 15-16 May 2003, lot 545.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF
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