Lot 5011 (Hunters #7290, 26th March 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH COLLECTION Late 19th Century to 1950's some fresh mint but mostly fine used generally all different stamps in an album, includes (all used) Aden 1937 Dhow set to 2r & 1939-48 set, Qu'aiti 1949 Wedding set, Bahrain 1950-55 to 10r on 10s mint, Kuwait 1939 12a, India 1931 New Delhi to 1r & 1937-40 most vals to 25r, Ceylon 1938-49 set, Mauritius 1937 20c 'Line by sceptre' & 1950 to 5r, Straits Settlements 1935 Jubilee set, Australia 1934 to 1s, 1935 Jubilee sets, 1937-49 set, 1940 Forces set & 1948-56 set, Canada 1930-31 to $1, 1935 Jubilee set & 1942-48 set, Newfoundland 1935 Additional Coronation set, Bermuda 1938-53 2s6d perf 14¼ (short perfs), Antigua 1935 Jubilee set & 1938-51 to 2s6d, Barbados 1950 to $2.40, Falkland Is 1938-50 to 9d & 1s mint, Dependencies 1946-49 Maps both sets mint, Ireland 1937 5s & 10s St Patrick, Malta 1948-53 opts to 10s, Cyprus 1938-51 2½pi mint, Sudan 1948 Officials set, KUT 1954-59 to £1, COGH 1902-04 to 5s, Southern Rhodesia 1931-37 to 5s, 1935 Jubilee set, 1937 set & 1953 set, 1925-29 to 3s, 1938-52 to 10s & 20s, Nigeria 1936 set to 2s6d, 1938-51 set, 1948 Wedding set & 1953-58 set, Sierra Leone 1938-44 set etc. Fine to very fine and fresh condition. (approx 3,500 stamps)

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Auction: Hunters #7290, 26th March 2019

Highlights from our 7290 auction include:

  • Australian States - Exceptional South Australia & Postage Dues:  Exceptional collection of States featuring South Australia with difficult and elusive Officials and Departmentals, also a rather handsome old time collection of Australia with a fine range of mint and used Kangeroos with values to £2 and a rather impressive section of punctured "OS" Officials and Postage Dues with many complete high value sets .
  • Fiji: Exceptional range of better values offered as individual lots from early imperfs and varieties to High Value Ed VII issues and Charity sets.
  • Malaya - Federated States: Exceptional range of better values offered as individual lots from early imperfs and varieties to High Value Ed VII issues and Charity sets.
  • Spain: Extensive collection from Classics through to 1950s offered as individual better stamps with many scarce and valuable sets, varieties, Specimens, and specialised collections.
  • Bermuda - King George VI: Valuable but compact collection of the 1938 - 53 issue with many valuable and scarce stamps including 12s 6d "broken scroll" error.
  • Sierra Leone: Seldom offered collection of stamps and postal history broken down to individual better items and specialist collections from high value Specimens to Garrison Mail postmarks, scarce Revenue overprint covers and much more. 
  • Spain: Exceptional collection with much interest in Specimen underprints and Civil War issues for the Balearic Islands with many individual sets and better values, Collections, proofs and varieties.

Plus hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots – All countries in the world from Aden to Zululand! There are also some great sorter lots and collections.

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