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  • Lot# : 3612 Grenada

    1858/60: Great Britain 1856 6 d. lilac in a horizontal pair, used on 1858 cover to London tied by two fine strikes of the St. George's "A15" obliterator in black. Reverse with double arc 'Grenada' datestamp in black (Aug 9) with month inverted and London arrival cds (Sept 1) in red. File folds away from the adhesives, a scarce and fine cover. Cert. BPA (1975).rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 21 March 1984, lot 1543; Collection Dr. R.P. Towers, Phillips, London, 20 April 1995, lot 24.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 3613 Grenada

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    First Issue, No Watermark 1861 (June 3): 1 d. bluish green, no wmk., rough perf. 14-16, an unused example in a brilliant shade, fresh and very fine, part, lower half og. A magnificent example of this elusive shade, a very rare stamp. Cert. BPA (1985) Gi = £ 4'500.rnProvenance: Collection Charlton Henry; Collection Joseph Hackmey, Christie's, London, 26 Nov 1985, lot 45.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF

    Lot# : 3614 Grenada

    First Issue, No Watermark 1861 (June 3): 1 d. bluish green, no wmk., rough perf. 14-16, a used example cancelled by circular 'D' datestamp of St. Andrew's (May 1862) in black Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 3615 Grenada

    1861: Perkins Bacon Die Proof for the 6 d. value in deep black on India paper applied to card (23 x 27 mm.), the completed design with framelines, fresh and very fine. An exceptional example of the engraver Jeens's work and a very rare Proof.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 3616 Grenada

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    First Issue, No Watermark 1861 (June 3): 6 d. lake-red, no wmk., rough perf. 14-16, an unused example in a lovely delicate pale shade, excellent centering and appearance, unused without gum. A rare stamp. Cert. BPA (1984) Gi = £ 900.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 3617 Grenada

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    First Issue, No Watermark 1862 (June): Unissued 6 d. lake red, no wmk., perf. 11-12½, an unused block of four on wove paper, in the deep shade of the ex Joseph Hackmey block of six, light horizontal bend on lower pair, trace of thin at lower left corner, large part og. Rare and most attractive, the second largest recorded multiple Gi = £ 3'000+.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 12-13 May 1981, lot 337.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 3618 Grenada

    Second Issue, Watermark Small Star 1863/71: 1 d. green, wmk. Small Star, rough perf. 14-16, an unused example of fine fresh colour, centred to lower right showing variety "Watermark Sideways", unmounted og. Rare, unlisted by Stanley Gibbons unused.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 3619 Grenada

    Second Issue, Watermark Small Star 1863/71: 6 d. rose, wmk. Small Star, rough perf. 14-16, a used horizontal pair used on 1863 cover to Glasgow, tied by "A15" obliterators in black with manuscript '11' credit in red crayon at left. Reverse with 'Grenada' despatch datestamp (Nov 24) in black and Glasgow arrival cds (Dec 16). 'London / Paid' transit cds on front in red (Dec 15). Sensible cover tear repaired at left but a most attractive usage and an early date for this issue on letter.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 3620 Grenada

    Second Issue, Watermark Small Star 1863/71: 6 d. orange-red, wmk. Small Star, rough perf. 14-16, an unused example from base of sheet and showing the sheet marginal watermark, of fresh colour, gum cracks not affecting the appearance of a rare stamp Gi = £ 650.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 3621 Grenada

    1873 (Jan): 1 d. deep green, wmk. Small Star sideways, clean cut perf. 15, an unused block of six (2 x 3), of marvellous fresh colour and appearance despite a small age stain from gum on fourth stamp, fresh and very fine, large part og. Ex Glossop, an impressive and very rare multiple Gi = £ 780+.rnProvenance: Collection Joseph Hackmey, Christie's, London, 26 Nov 1985, lot 83.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 3622 Grenada

    1873/74: 1 d. blue-green green, wmk. Large Star sideways, Intermediate perf. 15, an unused block of four in a deep clear shade, fresh and very fine, marginal watermark lines at base, large part og. Superb appearance and a rare stamp in a multiple Gi = £ 440+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 377.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 3623 Grenada

    1875: Die Proof by Perkins Bacon for the Revenue issue, printed on wove paper (50x 53 mm.) in a delightful shade of deep mauve, small scratch in the vignette at lower right not significantly affecting the appearance, rust spot at right of the paper has been sensibly cleaned. Handstamped on reverse with oval 'Perkins Bacon & Co. Ltd. / Engravers' cachet in violet. A beautiful Proof.rnProvenance: Collection Joseph Hackmey, Christie's, London, 26 Nov 1988, lot 95.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF

    Lot# : 3624 Grenada

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    Surcharge on Fiscal 1875 (July): 1 s. surcharged in blue on on deep mauve, an unused example, centred to left but of vibrant bright colour, variety "S in POSTAGE Inverted", fresh and very fine, large part og. A superb example of a very rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (2020) Gi = £ 4'000.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF

    Lot# : 3625 Grenada

    Surcharge on Fiscal 1875 (July): 1 s. surcharged in blue on deep mauve, wmk. Large Star, perf. 14, a used block of six (2 x 3), of fine colour and well centred for the issue, lightly cancelled by "A15" St. George's obliterators in black. A rare stamp in a large multiple and the largest this describer has so far found Gi = £ 72+.rnProvenance: Collection Joseph Hackmey, Christie's, London, 26 Nov 1985, lot 101.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 3626 Grenada

    Surcharge on Fiscal 1875 (July): 1 s. surcharged in blue on deep mauve, wmk. Large Star, perf. 14, a fine used example on 1879 entire letter to London (Baynes correspondence) cancelled by light "A15" obliterator in black. Reverse with 'Grenada' cds (April 27) of despatch and 'London / Paid' arrival (May 13) in red. Some minor file folds but a scarce stamp on letter.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 3627 Grenada

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    Second Issue, Watermark Small Star 1878: 6 d. deep vermilion, wmk. Small Star sideways, intermediate perf. 15, an unused example of outstanding centering and colour, fresh and very fine, part og. Superb appearance. Cert. BPA (2020) Gi = £ 850.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 3628 Grenada

    1881 (April): 1 d. green, wmk. Small Star sideways, rough perf. 14½, an unused block of four, corner marginal from lower left of sheet showing the marginal watermark lines, of lovely fresh appearance and rich colour, tiny surface spot otherwise fresh and very fine with protective hinges on large part og. A scarce and most attractive multiple Gi = £ 640+.rnProvenance: Collection Joseph Hackmey, Christie's, London, 26 Nov 1985, lot 127.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 3629 Grenada

    Type 7 Surcharge 1881 (April): ½ d. deep mauve, wmk. Large Star sideways, an unused example with variety "POSTAGE / HALF-PENNY Double", the second surcharge to the right of the first, fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 325.rnProvenance: SG; London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 414.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 3630 Grenada

    Type 8 Surcharge 1881 (April): 2½ d. rose-lake, wmk. Large Star, an unused block of four, marginal from base of the sheet, showing watermark letters (AGE of Postage) and lines, variety "Imperforate" with good margins all round and imperceptibly grazed at top right, fresh and very fine, large part og. A most attractive multiple Gi = £ 1'300+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 428.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF

    Lot# : 3631 Grenada

    Type 8 Surcharge 1881 (April): 2½ d. rose-lake, wmk. Broad Star, a used example (Row 8, stamp 12), showing variety "PENCF for PENCE", lightly cancelled in blue leaving the variety clear. A superb example of a scarce stamp Gi = £ 275.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 3632 Grenada

    Type 8 Surcharge 1881 (April): 2½ d. claret, wmk. Broad Star, a used example in a deep shade (Row 8, stamp 12), variety "PENCF for PENCE", lightly cancelled leaving the error clear. A very scarce stamp Gi = £ 700.rnProvenance: Collection W.A. Frazer, Spink, London, 30 Oct 2003, lot 1482.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 3633 Grenada

    Type 9 Surcharge 1881 (April): 4 d. blue, wmk. Broad Star, an unused horizontal pair, marginal from base of sheet and showing the central guideline, of fresh colour, some light aging on large part og. A scarce and attractive pair Gi = £ 700+.rnProvenance: RL, London, 10 Feb 1982, lot 367.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 3634 Grenada

    1883 (Jan): 1 d. orange overprinted horizontally with "POSTAGE." in black, an unused horizontal pair of excellent fresh colour, a few wrinkles on large part og. A magnificent multiple - by all records it appears that this may well be the sole unused multiple of this stamp Gi = £ 800+.rnProvenance: RL, London, 23 Jan 1986, lot 2195; Shreves, New York, 27 June 2003, lot 258.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF

    Lot# : 3635 Grenada

    "Postage" Overprints 1883 (Jan): 1 d. orange, a used example of fine colour, overprinted horizontally "POSTAGE." in black, variety "Overprint Double", a fine used example cancelled 'Grenada' cds (dated 1883) in blue. An extremely rare stamp in the foremost quality for this error Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 3636 Grenada

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    Type 12 Surcharge 1883 (Jan): 1 d. orange, wmk. Small Star, an unused example surcharged POSTAGE in black diagonally, an unsevered pair, fresh colour, corner crease not detracting from the appearance, large part og. Very fine and extremely rare. Signed Thier Gi = £ 1'500.rnProvenance: Spink, London, 17-18 Nov 2010, lot 941.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 3637 Grenada

    Type 12 Surcharge 1883 (Jan): 1 d. orange, wmk. Small Star, a used strip / block of four, surcharged POSTAGE in black diagonally, two unsevered pairs, on large piece cancelled by circular "D" village datestamp (Jan 21, 1883) in black. Some staining sensibly removed but a excessively rare multiple - one of just two known Gi = £ 900+.rnProvenance: Collection L.J. Gilbert Lodge, Harmers, London; Collection Dr. R.P. Towers, Phillips, London, 20 April 1995, lot 118.rnThe other known strip / block was used on the same day, described as unique in the sale of the Joseph Hackmey collection, lot 194.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 3638 Grenada

    Manuscript Provisional 1886: 1 d. orange Revenue stamp, overprinted in manuscript diagonally reading "postage" in black ink, a used example cancelled in black by partial datestamp showing "Mar" possibly of March 1883 when the provisonals were used in Gouyave withe characteristic small 'p' in the mansucript "postage". Just seven examples are recorded thus and, as the article by W. Danforth Walker RDP enclosed with the lot states, the Fiscal stamps themselves are close to unobtainable. Cert. BPA (1958 - "genuine as far as one can say") Gi = £ 6'500.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF

    Lot# : 3639 Grenada

    1883: De La Rue ½ d. dull green unused, on card ex the DLR archives, handstamped CANCELLED in black (Samuel Type D7). Illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 3637. Rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 3640 Grenada

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    1883: De La Rue Keyplate set of seven values, all in unused blocks of four and thus showing fourteen vertical tête-bêche pairs, fresh colours and large part og. A superb set in the foremost quality. Cert. BPA (1978) for the 1 s. high value Gi = £ 4'900+.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,400 CHF

    Lot# : 3641 Grenada

    Type 14 Surcharge 1886 (Oct 1): 1 d. on 1½ d. orange, an unused example variety "THRFE for THREE" in green surcharge, further variety "d/1/POSTAGE Surcharge Double", fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 450+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 471.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 3642 Grenada

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    Type 14 Surcharge 1886 (Oct 1): 1 d. on 1½ d. orange, a used example with variety "d./1/POSTAGE Surcharge Double", lightly cancelled in black. Scarce. Signed B. Harmer. Cert. RPSL (1969) Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 3643 Grenada

    Type 14 Surcharge 1886 (Dec): 1 d. on 1 s. orange, an unused block of four of fresh colour, third stamp showing variety in green surcharge "SHILLNG for SHILLING", crease on lower pair not affecting the fine appearance, large part og. Rare. Signed Gilbert, Paris, 1928 Gi = £ 700+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 485.
    Starting bid : 220 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 3644 Grenada

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    Type 16 Surcharge 1883 (March 31): 4 d. on 2 s. orange, an unused example (Row 5, stamp 6), showing variety "Upright "d" in 4d.", fresh and fine, large part og. Rare. Cert. BPA (1977) Gi = £ 800.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 3645 Grenada

    Type 16 Surcharge 1883 (March 31): 4 d. on 2 s. orange, an unused horizontal pair, the right hand example (Row 5, stamp 6), showing variety "Upright "d" in 4d.", fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 850+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 3646 Grenada

    Type 16 Surcharge 1888 (March 31): 4 d. on 2 s. orange, a used block of fifteen, marginal from base of sheet, of stunning appearance with lower row showing variety on thirteenth stamp "Wide Space between TWO and SHILLINGS" and the sixteenth stamp (Row 5, stamp 6) showing variety "Upright "d" in 4d.", all cancelled lightly by 'Grenada' datestamps (26 June 1890) in black. Sold together with the cover from which the stamps have been floated off. Rare Gi = £ 900+.rnProvenance: Collection Dr. R.P. Towers, Phillips, London, 20 April 1995, lot 141.rn 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF

    Lot# : 3647 Grenada

    Type 16 Surcharge 1883 (March 31): 4 d. on 2 s. orange, 5 mm. gap, an unused block of four of fine colour, superb and fresh, large part og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 280+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 496.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 3648 Grenada

    Type 18 Surcharge 1890 (Dec): 1 d. on 2 s. orange, an unused block of four of fresh colour, second stamp showing variety in green surcharge "Wide Space between TWO and SHILLINGS", corner bend not detracting from fine appearance, large part og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 340+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 507.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 3649 Grenada

    Type 18 Surcharge 1890 (Dec): 1 d. on 2 s. orange, a single example, a vertical pair and a horizontal strip of five all used on Grenada 2 d. registration envelope, size F, to Torquay all tied by 'GRENADA / DE 31 / 90' datestamps in black. The central stamp in the strip of five showing variety "Wide Space between TWO and SHILLINGS", the stamps numbered in manuscript on the envelope. Reverse with London and Torquay datestamps (Jan 15, 1891). A few small imperfections of no significance, a very rare issue on letter and a magnificent cover.rnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 26 Nov 1963, lot 259; 'A Midlands Philatelist', RL, London, 10 Feb 1982, lot 406.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,900 CHF

    Lot# : 3650 Grenada

    Type 19 Surcharge 1891 (Dec): 1 d. on 8 d. grey-brown, an unused block of four showing two tête-bêche pairs, variety "Surcharge Inverted", fresh and very fine but for two perforations with rust spots on reverse, otherwise fine, hinged for security, large part og. and rare. Signed Herbert Bloch Gi = £ 1'300+.rnProvenance: SG, London, 11-13 Oct 1978, lot 517.rn 
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 3651 Grenada

    Type 19 Surcharge 1891 (Jan): 1 d. on 8 d. grey-brown, an unused block of sixty, showing thirty vertical tête-bêche pairs, with small flaws noted and includung (Row 6, stamp 5) the major variety "No Stop after d" on position 35, first stamp with rounded corner perf., otherwise fresh and very fine, large part og. or primarily unmounted og. Gi = £ 1'200+.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF

    Lot# : 3652 Grenada

    Type 19 Surcharge 1891 (Dec): 1 d. on 8 d. grey-brown a used horizontal pair with 1895 2½ d. mauve & ultramarine on 1895 registered cover to 'The Old Post Office Chambers', Bradford, tied by by 'St. George's / Grenada' cds's in black (Nov 14). Oval 'R' at left and reverse with Bradford arrival cds (Nov 28) in black. A most attractive cover - the 1 d. and 2 d. values from the Keyplate set had yet to be issued.rn 
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 3653 Grenada

    Type 19 Surcharge 1891 (Dec): 1 d. on 8 d. grey-brown, an unused vertical tête-bêche pair, variety "No Stop after 1d.", fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 250.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 3654 Grenada

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    Type 20 Surcharge 1891 (Dec): 2½ d. on 8 d. grey-brown, a used example showing variety "Surcharge Double", cancelled by 'Grenada' datestamp (1 Jan 1892) in black. Rare. Cert. BPA (2020) Gi = £ 800.rnProvenance: Collection W. Danforth Walker, Shreves, June 2003, lot 345.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 3655 Grenada

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    Type 20 Surcharge 1891 (Dec): 2½ d. on 8 d. grey-brown, a used example showing variety "Surcharge Treble", one centrally positioned, the two others almost superimposed at lower left, cancelled by 'Grenada' datestamp (12 Jan 1892) in black. Only found in used condition, rare. Cert. RPSL (1957) Gi = £ 900.rn 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 3656 Grenada

    Badge of the Colony 1906/11: The set of ten values from ½ d. to 5 s. unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black, fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 250.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 3657 Grenada

    1907: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the central vignette, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed BEFORE / HARDENING in black and dated '2 DEC. 07' in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection Dr. R.P. Towers, Phillips, London, 20 April 1995, lot 180.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 3658 Grenada

    1908: 10 s. green & red on green, wmk. Crown CA, an unused block of four, fresh and fine appearance, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 640+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 3659 Grenada

    1908/11: De la Rue Colour Trial for the 5 s. value, imperforate on wmk. Multiple Crown CA smooth surfaced paper, printed in pale blue & green, without gum. Rare and most attractive.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 3660 Grenada

    1916 (June 1): War Tax 1 d. red, an unused example with variety "Overprint Inverted", fresh and fine, superb large part og. Gi = £ 275.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 3661 Grenada

    1916 (Sept): "War Tax" London overprint, an unused vertical Proof pair, Imperforate on watermark Multiple Crown CA paper, from the original imperforate pane of six cut up by Robson Lowe, fresh and fine without gum. See John G.M. Davis "War Tax Stamps" page 211 who states "Just three imperforate pairs exist". A rare and fine Proof, the sole vertical pair.rnProvenance: SG, London, 5-6 March 1981, lot 313.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 3662 Grenada

    1921/31: Definitive issue, wmk. Multiple Script CA, the complete unused set of twenty-three, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black (the 4 d., 6 d. and 1 s. in red; the 2 s. 6 d. perforated SPECIMEN), fresh and very fine, large part og. A rare set complete Gi = £ 450.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 3663 Grenada

    1937/50: Pictorial issue, the unused set of twelve values from ¼ d. brown to 10 s. blue & carmine, perforated SPECIMEN, fresh and fine, large part og. A scarce set Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 3664 Grenada

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    1938/1950 (March): 'St. George's' 2½ d. bright blue, wmk. Multiple Script CA, perf. 12½ x 13½, an unused example of this rarity, fresh and very fine, superb og. Exceptionally rare, one of the most elusive stamps of George VI Colonial philately. Cert. BPA (2020) Gi = £ 11'000.rnProvenance: Bridger & Kay, London, 22-23 Sept 1980, lot 1090.
    Starting bid : 3,500 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 3665 Grenada

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    1892 (Aug): Postage Due 2 d. on 8 d. grey-brown, overprinted 2d. / SURCHARGE / POSTAGE, an unused example of good colour and appearance, small part og. An extremely rare stamp. Cert. BPA (2020) Gi = £ 5'000.rnProvenance: Collection Willam Gross, Spink Shreves, New York, 3 Oct 2008, lot 90.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,900 CHF

    Lot# : 3666 Jamaica

    1851 (Dec 30): Entire letter from Kingston to New York endorsed 'p. El Dorado Steamer', struck with 'KINGSTON-JAMAICA / PAID' double arc cds in red on despatch (prepaid '4' in manuscript) and fine two line "JAMAICA / SHIP LETTER" in black. 'Steamship / 10' charge marking of arrival in black also on obverse of a fine and attractive entire interesting content "Your letter of the 8th Oct last only reached us on the 15th instant (Dec) bearing our island post mark "Ship Letter" we believe by one of the American Steamers here from Chargres...".rnProvenance: Collection Henry C. Gibson.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 3667 Jamaica

    1857: Great Britain 4 d. rose-carmine cancelled by fine strike of "A28" obliterator of ANNOTTO BAY in black. Scarce Gi = £ 180.
    Starting bid : 80 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 3668 Jamaica

    1856: Great Britain 6 d. lilac, a fine example in a deep shade, used on 1860 cover to Liverpool tied by "A30" obliterator of BLACK RIVER in black. Reverse with 'Black River' cds (Dec 25), Kingston cds (Dec 27) and Liverpool arrival (Jan 20, 1860). File fold well away from adhesive, a fine and very scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 3669 Jamaica

    1857: Great Britain 4 d. rose-carmine, a used horizontal strip of four, some peripheral aging, cancelled by four fine strikes of the "A51" obliterator of LUCEA. Scarce Gi = £ 680+.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 3670 Jamaica

    1857: Great Britain 1 d. red, perf. 14, a used example cancelled by fine strike of "A53" obliterator of MANDEVILLE. Scarce Gi = £ 375.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 3671 Jamaica

    1857: Great Britain 1857 4 d. rose-carmine in a horizontal pair, tied to small piece by fine strikes of "A57" obliterator of MONTEGO BAY. Scarce and attractive Gi = £ 260+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 3672 Jamaica

    1859: Cover from to Spanish Town franked by Great Britain 1857 4 d. rose-carmine in a horizontal pair tied by fine strikes of "A57" obliterators of MONTEGO BAY in black. Reverse with 'Montego Bay' cds (Oct 13) and 'Spanish Town' arrival (Oct 15) in black. File fold crosses the adhesives but a not unattractive and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 3673 Jamaica

    1857: Great Britain 4 d. rose-carmine used on 1859 entire letter endorsed "Money Letter" at top with manuscript "3" (pence paid in cash) adjacent, the adhesive tied on despatch by PLANTAIN GARDEN RIVER double arc cds and further cancelled on arrival by "A01" obliterator of Kingston in black. Reverse with Kingston arrival (Feb 12). The letter states that the writer is enclosing a draft for £ 50. Some minor file folds and acid ink to '3' but an extremely rare usage.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF

    Lot# : 3674 Jamaica

    1860: De La Rue Die Proofs for all six values of the first issue, printed in black on glazed white card and inset into framed sunken card for presentation, some minor aging but a remarkable and very rare set.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, May 1994.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 3675 Jamaica

    1860: 1 d. blue, 2 d. rose, 4 d. brown-orange, 6 d. dull lilac and 1 s. yellow-brown all in unused horizontal pairs, together with single 3 d. green, each stamp handstamped "SPECIMEN." locally in black (Samuel Type J2), diagonally inverted except the 6 d. reading up, the 3 d. with rounded corner, the balance fine with large part og. An extremely rare group.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF

    Lot# : 3676 Jamaica

    1860: 1 d. blue, an unused block of nine, marginal from top of sheet, of fresh rich colour, third row with unobtrusive horizontal bend and second stamp with vertical bend, otherwise exceptional and very fine, large part og. with six stamps unmounted og. A scarce and most attractive multiple Gi = £ 630+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 3677 Jamaica

    1860: 1 d. blue, two single examples and two horizontal pairs with 3 d. green, two single examples, all tied to 1867 mourning cover from Montego Bay to Biggar, Scotland by eight strikes of the "A56" obliterator in black. Reverse with Montego Bay despatch cds (Feb 23), Kingston transit cds, Carlisle cds and Biggar arrival (April 4). Most attractive and an unusual make-up of the 1 shilling rate.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 3678 Jamaica

    1860: 2 d. rose, Imperforate Plate Proof on watermarked paper, a block of eleven, touched to large margins with sheet margin at right, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel Type D2) in black, fresh colour and an appealing and rare large multiple, large part og. with most unmounted og. Rare.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 3679 Jamaica

    1860: De La Rue Die Proof for the 6 d. value, printed in black on glazed white card, dated "Aug. 29-60" at upper left in black and manuscript 'No.2'. Trivial browning to edge glaze otherwise a fine and rare Proof.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 3680 Jamaica

    1860: 6 d. dull lilac, 6 d. deep purple and 1 s. yellow-brown, unused examples, each overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel Type D5) in black, all fresh and fine, the dull lilac shade without gum, balance part og., the 1870 printing being particularly scarce.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 3681 Jamaica

    1860: 6 d. dull lilac, an unused block of eighteeen (6 x 3), corner marginal from upper left of sheet with wing margin at right, marginal serial number '174' and italic "Jamaica" sheet marginal watermark, part imprint at left "£1 10s.", of superb fresh colour, a few unobtrusive bends of no significance and not affecting the delightful appearance, large part og with fifteen stamps unmounted og. A splendid and very rare multiple Gi = £ 3'600+.rnProvenance: Collection Charlton Henry; Collection Lars Amundsen, SG, London, 6-8 Dec 1967, lot 228; Collection Claude Cartier, SG, London, 21 April 1977, lot 42.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200 CHF

    Lot# : 3682 Jamaica

    1860: 1 s. yellow-brown, a used example of good colour, variety "$ for S in SHILLING", lightly cancelled leaving the variety clear. Rare Gi = £ 500.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 3683 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CC 1870/83: ½ d. claret, 1 d. blue, 2 d. rose, 4 d. brown-orange, 6 d. mauve and 1 s. dull brown, all in imperforate blocks of four printed on surface galzed card paper printed by De La Rue especially for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition, five of the six blocks being sheet marginal (four have marginal imprints), each stamp overprinted CANCELLED in black (Samuel Type D7). A superb and scarce set.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 3684 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CC 1870/83: 2 d. deep rose and 3 d. green, wmk. Crown CC, unused examples, each overprinted CANCELLED in black (Samuel Type D6). The stamps with small imperfections and the 3 d. with age stains but very scarce, unused without gum, see Samuel page 40.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 3685 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CC 1870/83: 2 d. rose and 1 s. dull brown, wmk. Crown CC, used on 1874 cover from Gordon Town to Mons, Belgium each tied by "A42" obliterator in black, the 2 d. additionally tied by 'London / Paid' cds (July 15) in red. Reverse with 'Gordon Town' datestamp (July 24), Kingston cds and Mons Station (July 15) arrival. A fresh and fine cover to a most unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 3686 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CC 1870/83: 3 d. green, wmk. Crown CC, an unused interpanneau strip of four of fresh colour, third stamp with slight stain otherwise fresh and extremely fine, large part og. A rare multiple Gi = £ 640+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 3687 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CC 1870/83: 6 d. mauve, a used example with minor age spots at base, on 1875 cover to USA tied by "A66" obliterator with reverse showing 'Port Maria' cds of despatch in black (Feb 8), Kingston transit and struck in transit with "New York / Due 10 / U.S. Currency" cds (Feb 21).
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 3688 Jamaica

    Watermark CC 1870/83: 6 d. mauve, a vertical pair used on 1875 cover to London tied by "A68" obliterators in black with small "Porus" despatch cds at left (Dec 9) with '9' of day and '5' of year inserted in manuscript, Kingston transit cds at right and 'London / Paid' arrival (Dec 30) in red. A tad rubbed at right but a charming cover ex the Druitt correpondence first found by H.F.Johnson.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 3689 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CC 1870/83: 5 s. lilac, wmk. Crown CC, an unused block of four, well centred and of fresh colour, large part og. Scarce and most attractive Gi = £ 480+.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 3690 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CA 1883/97: ½ d. green, 1 d. rose, 2 d. grey, 3 d., 4 d. red-orange and 6 d. deep yellow, wmk. Crown CA, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black, the 4 d. with part of CANCELLED overprint at top (?), the three low values without gum, the others with large part og. A scarce set Gi = £ 800.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 3691 Jamaica

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    Watermark Crown CA 1883/97: The complete unused set of eleven values, wmk. Crown CA, including all the listed shades with fine examples of the scarce 1 d. blue and 4 d. red-orange (cert. BPA, 1971), fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce thus Gi = £ 1'575+.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 3692 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CA 1883/97: 1 d. blue, wmk. Crown CA, an unused block of four of deep rich colour, fresh and fine, small marks from previous ancient hinges on large part og. An immensely scarce stamp in an unused multiple Gi = £ 1'300+.
    Starting bid : 650 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF

    Lot# : 3693 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CA 1883/97: 1 d. carmine, wmk. Crown CA, an unused block of four in a bright shade, fresh and fine, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 260+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 3694 Jamaica

    Watermark Crown CA 1883/97: 2 d. grey, wmk. Crown CA, an unused block of four, of excellent colour, fresh and fine, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 600+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 3695 Jamaica

    1890 (June 4): Provisional 2½ d. on 4 d. red-brown, Setting II, an unused block of nine, with second stamp showing PFNNY variety with broken 'K' for 'Y', third stamp with PFNNY variety, fourth stamp PFNNY variety, eighth stamp showing PFNNY variety with broken 'K' for 'Y', ninth stamp with PFNNY variety, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. A scarce and attractive multiple Gi = £ 750+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 3696 Jamaica

    Arms of Jamaica 1903/04: 5 d. grey & yellow, an unused block of nine, marginal from left of sheet, fifth stamp showing variety "SER.ET" for "SERVIET" below Arms (Row 4, Stamp 2), fresh and very fine positional multiple, large part og. with the variety unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 900+.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 3697 Jamaica

    1905/11: Queen Victoria types, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, the complete set of eleven values incl. shades (19 stamps incl. additional 4 d. red-brown), all very fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 560.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 3698 Jamaica

    1905/11: 3 d. purple on yellow, 4 d. black on yellow, 4 d. red on yellow, 6 d. lilac, 1 s. black on green and 2 s. purple on blued, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, the unused set of six values, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 325.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 3699 Jamaica

    1905/11: 6 d. purple on chalk surfaced paper, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused block of forty-eight (6 x 8) interpanneau margin at left and base with imprint "PRICE - 6d. per Label. 3s. per Row of Six / £1 10s. per Sheet of Sixty" and "60 JAMAICA POSTAGE STAMPS, $1 10s." imprint in right margin, the stamps of wonderous fresh colour, slight marginal crease at right, superb unmounted og. Delightful Gi = £ 525+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 3700 Jamaica

    1905/11: 1 s. deep brown, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused vertical pair, marginal from top of sheet with serial number 173 in margin, second stamp showing variety "$ for S in SHILLING", fresh and very fine colour, two age spots on perfs. on reverse on large part og. A charming positional pair Gi = £ 1'400+.rnProvenance: Spink, London, 12 April 2007, lot 1197.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF

    Lot# : 3701 Jamaica

    1916/20: 1½ d. brown-orange, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, a used example, one blunted perf., with variety "Watermark Inverted", apparently the discovery example, lightly cancelled in black. Scarce Gi = £ 200.
    Starting bid : 90 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 3702 Jamaica

    1912/20: De La Rue Master Die Proof for 2½ d. value printed in black on glazed white card, Frame only without headplate vignette, struck with AFTER / HARDENING in black and dated '15 JUL 12' in blue, fresh and very fine.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 15-16 May 2003, lot 816.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 3703 Jamaica

    1912/20: De La Rue Master Die Proof for 6 d. value printed in black on glazed white card, Frame only without headplate, struck with AFTER / HARDENING in black and dated '14 AUG 12' in blue, fresh and very fine.rnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 15-16 May 2003, lot 817.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 3704 Jamaica

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    1916: WAR STAMP ½ d. yellow-green, September 1916 WAR / STAMP 3 d. purple on lemon and March 1917 1½ d. orange, unused examples, each stamp with purple 'SPECIMEN.' presentation handstamp locally applied (Samuel Type J5), each with slightly browned part og. A scarce trio. Cert. BPA (1981).
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 3705 Jamaica

    1916 (April-Sept): WAR STAMP. ½ d. yellow-green, an unused block of four variety "Overprint Inverted", fresh colour and fine unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 520+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 3706 Jamaica

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    1916 (Sept-Dec): WAR / STAMP. 1½ d. orange, a used example with variety "S in WAR / STAMP inserted by Hand", lightly cancelled by 'Street Letter Box / Port Antonio' cds in black leaving the variety relatively clear. Rare. Cert. BPA (2004) Gi = £ 425.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 3707 Jamaica

    1916 (Sept-Dec): WAR / STAMP. 1½ d. orange, an unused block of four, variety "Watermark Inverted" and fourth stamp (Row 6, stamp 12) showing variety "S in WAR / STAMP Omitted", superb large part og. A fine positional multiple, unlisted as such by Stanley Gibbons Gi = £ 200+.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 3708 Jamaica

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    1916 (Sept-Dec): WAR / STAMP. 3 d. purple on lemon, an unused corner block of four from upper left of sheet, centred slightly to top, all showing variety "Overprint Inverted", fresh and fine, large part og. or unmounted og. A scarce and most attractive multiple. Cert. BPA (1988) Gi = £ '1300+.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 3709 Jamaica

    1916 (Sept-Dec): WAR / STAMP. 3 d. purple on lemon, an unused block of four, marginal from right of sheet, fourth stamp (Row 6, stamp 12) showing variety "S in WAR / STAMP inserted by Hand", a few age spots on perfs. on reverse, large part og. A fine positional multiple Gi = £ 200+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 3710 Jamaica

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    1917 (March): WAR / STAMP. on ½ d. blue-green, a used block of four, second stamp (Row 7, stamp 6) with variety "Stop Inserted and "P" impressed a Second Time", lightly cancelled by 'Mandeville' cds leaving the variety clear. Rare. Opinion Holcombe (1995) Gi = £ 250+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 3711 Jamaica

    1917 (March): WAR / STAMP. on ½ d. blue-green, an unused block of twelve (4 x 3), marginal from right of sheet, variety "Overprinted Inverted", fresh and very fine, large part og. with eight stamps unmounted og. Gi = £335+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF
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