Lot Number: 5860
Closing: 11 October 2016
- Guide price (GBP): 800 - 1000
- Currency guide (USD): 1032 - 1290
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CEYLON - 1857-1900 VALUABLE MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, some without gum, inc 1857-59 1d unused (close/cut into, small thin, cat £1,100), 1863-66 ½d (x2 shades) unused, 1866-68 perf 12½ 3d and perf 14 1d (x2) & 3d (x3) mostly unused, 1867-70 9d mint, 1872-80 set to 48c (some unused), 1882 surchs set, 1883-98 set to 8c, 1885 surchs wmk CC 5c on 32c, 5c on 64c, 5c on 96c, 10c on 64c, 20c on 32c, 25c on 32c & 30c on 36c and wmk CA to 15c on 16c (some unused), 1885 surchs set (1.12r on 2.50r unused), 1886 to 28c (x3), 1887 1.12r (x2), 1888-90 2c on 4c surchs with varieties inc SG 208 (x2), SG 208a (unused), SG 210 (unused), SG 210a & SG 211 (x3), 1891 15c on 25c (x4) & 15c on 28c (x2), 1892 surchs sets (x3), 1893-99 set to 2.50r (x3), 1898-99 surchs to 1.50r on 2.50r (x3, one "Specimen" opt) & 2.25r on 2.50r (x3, one "Specimen" opt), 1899-1900 set to 2.50r (x2, one "Specimen" opt), Official 1869 1s unused etc. A few minor faults, some with poor/without gum or spots on gum but otherwise generally good condition & fresh colours, cat £6,800+. (180+ stamps)