Lot 5012 (Sandafayre #5308, 2nd June 2020)

.GENERAL SECTION - THE WINDWARD ISLANDS A Queen Victoria to 1980's mint or used (mostly mint) collection of British Commonwealth issues, the beat bits being the King George VI period, and which contains good sections of Barbados incl a used range of early Britannia types to 1s, 1897-98 2½d, 8d, and 10d Jubilee mint, 1925-35 to 3s mint, 1938-47 to 2s6d with shades and perfs mint, 1953-61 definitive sets both mint and used, 1965 and 1966-69 definitives to $5 mint, Dominica incl a group of QV to KGV issues, King George VI basic issues complete mint, 1953 definitives to 1968 Associated Statehood opts almost complete mint, plus a very good range of sets and miniature sheets to 1978, Grenada incl QV to KGV range with KEVII and KGV mint values to 1s, King George VI basic issues complete mint,  good QEII range to 1970s issues mint, St Lucia incl definitives and pictorials to 1s mint, King George VI issues almost complete mint , 1953-63 definitive set mint etc, then St Vincent incl a mostly used range of QV, KEVII, and KGV issues with KEVII values to 1s mint, King George VI basic issues complete mint, 1955-63 definitive set mint, etc. Looks to be essentially all different. (guess over 1800 stamps plus 50 mini-sheets).

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£450 - £500
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Auction: Sandafayre #5308, 2nd June 2020

Highlights from our 5308 auction include:

  • Canada & Provinces: Good collection of Queen Victoria issues from 1852-7 imperfs through to 1897 Jubilees to $5 offered as individual items with several substantial collections.
  • China & Provinces: High value section of China with many better 1946 values, collections and ranges, provinces including Manchuria and North East China, strong range of War Against Japan issues with many better single items.
  • Cyprus: 1880 - 1928 extensive range with fine range of 1881 surcharge issues offered as individual lots with many elusive plate numbers.
  • Spain: Extensive and valuable early to modern range of better sets and collections with strength in1930s sets, including imperfs, Carlists and Civil War issues. Seldom available.

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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