Lot Number: 5801
Closing: 08 April 2015
- Guide price (GBP): 750 - 1000
- Currency guide (USD): 1110 - 1480
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CEYLON - 1857-99 WONDERFUL USED COLLECTION written up on album pages with a very good range of the early imperf issues, starts with 1857 6d purple-brown on blued paper (3 margins), then continues with 1857-59 imperfs with 1d x3 (one on blued paper), 2d x2, 5d, 6d, 9d, 10d, 1s, and 1s9d (these generally with two to three margins, the 9d and 1s9d not cut to shape), 1857-64 ½d both on blued paper and on white paper, 1861-64 perf 14-15½ 1d x2, 2d, 4d x2, 5d, 9d, 10d and 1s, 1862 no wmk 1d, 5d, 6d, 9d, and 1s, 1863-66 ½d dull mauve (plus ½d mauve unused), 1863-70 (various watermarks) good range of all values to 2s incl 8d wmk reversed x2, 1866-68 3d perf 12½ plus 1d and 3d perf 14, 1872-80 (wmk CC) perf 14 set of 11 plus perf 14 x 12½ 2c, 4c, and 8c, 1882 16c and 20c surcharges, 1883-98 (wmk CA) range to 16c, 1885 good range of surcharges to 1r12c on 2r50 (both perfs) and incl perf 14 x 12½ 10c on 64c, 1887 1r12c, 1888-90 range of surcharges, 1893-99 2r50, 1898-99 1r50 on 2r50, etc. A few with faults, but the condition is generally good, and with a catalogue value of over £7500. (approx 118 stamps)