Lot Number: 5079
Closing: 02 December 2014
- Guide price (GBP): 3000 - 4000
- Currency guide (USD): 4680 - 6240
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GENERAL SECTION - KING GEORGE VI FABULOUS SPECIALISED COLLECTION A wonderful two volume collection containing a lovely array of 1938-51 British Commonwealth fine mint definitives with many different listed shades and perforation varieties identified by the Murray Payne specialist "Cw" numbers, includes for example: Antigua to 2s6d, Ascension with many of the good perf 13½ first issues to 1s, Bahamas to 5s plus "Landfall" to £1, Basutoland to 1s x2, Bechuanaland to 5s, Bermuda with the good 2s and 2s6d good first issue key types (as well as the good 2d colour), Ceylon to 2r (with good 2c and 5c perfs), Falkland Islands to 1s (plus deps), Fiji to four different 6d, Gold Coast (perf 12) good range, Hong Kong to $5 and $10 two different of each, Jamaica to 10s x2, KUT to 5s x2 and 10s with good 30c and 3s x2, Leeward Islands to 1s, Mauritius to 5r, Montserrat to 5s, St Kitts Nevis to good range to 2s6d and 5s, St Vincent to £1, Seychelles to 1r25, Singapore (perf 17½) to $2, Swaziland to 10s, Trinidad & Tobago to 60c, Turks & Caicos to 10s, etc. Also includes a similar, and often parallel, range of used stamps with both definitives and omnibus issues, these also with identified specialist numbers and unchecked in any detail by us, but these still with a considerable catalogue value. A veritable gold mine for the serious George VI collector, cat £7500+ for the mint definitives alone. (approx 2,380 stamps)