Lot 5917 (Hunters #7290, 26th March 2019)
CEYLON - 1857 TO 1935 WONDERFUL OLDE TYME STAMP HOARDERS COLLECTION of both mint and used stamps untidily arranged on ancient home-made album pages, begins with the 1857-59 imperfs range to 5d, 1s & 2s (also cut to shape 4d & 2s apparently unused, 9d & 1s9d used), the perforated Chalons to 1s 1s violets (4) & 2s remain unchecked for watermarks; De La Rue typo. issues begin with the 1857-64 ½d imperf used & perf mint SG 17/18, 1866-68 1d & 3d mint + used vals, 1872-80 set to 96c used + mint vals to 8c, 1883-98 used range to 16c SG 151, strong surcharges to 1r20c on 2r50c vals through to the 1899-00 used set to 1r50 & mint set complete; KEVII ranges to 2r25c; KGV mint ranges to 1r, used to 20r SG 319, also fiscally used to 20r SG 367. A fascinating old collection with plenty of better stamps, great fun and a vast catalogue value (340+ stamps)
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Auction: Hunters #7290, 26th March 2019
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