Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions

Closed Auction
Feb 21, 2017 America/New_York

Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Tuesday Feb 21, 2017 10:00 to Thursday Feb 23, 2017 18:00 America/New_York
Last date for bids: 
Tuesday Feb 21, 2017 08:00 America/New_York

"Flagship" sale with over 2100 lots of U.S., British and Worldwide stamps and postal history. Featuring:

  • U.S. postal history
  • U.S. stamps, classics onwards, including the Deveaux Collection of singles with Revenues. plus extensive plate blocks and many great rarities
  • Confederate States
  • U.S. Possessions including Hawaii
  • British Empire, including important Canada, the John Millar Collection of Newfoundland and selections from the Norman Jacobs Collection of British Asia King George VI Issues
  • Europe and Colonies
  • Other Worldwide, including Asia and Latin America, with selections from the collections of Dr. Robert Kugel, Guy Lawrie, the Sun City Collection and offerings from the Irwin Weinberg holdings

Sale Sessions:

  • Session 1: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at 10:00 AM EDT. British, Foreign and U.S. Postal History
  • Session 2: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at 10:00 AM EDT US Stamps Part1
  • Session 3: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at 10:00 AM EDT US Stamps Part 2

Important Note! Beginning with this auction, the buyer's premium will be 20%.
However, there will be a 2% discount for buyers whose payments reach us within 15 days of the sale.

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Lot 1 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1840, Mulready Envelopes, 1d & 2d (Scott U1-U2), 1d stereo A151, bit of light all-over browning, 2d stereo a202, especially fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
S.G. Spec. ME2b, ME4; £800 ($1,240).
Scott $810.
Estimate $300 - 400.

Lot 2 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #2 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1840, Mulready Envelope, 2d blue (Scott U2), Stereo A199, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 3 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #3 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1882, Queen Victoria, £5 orange on white paper (Scott 93), completely sound and very well centered with strong color but, unfortunately, canceled several rather heavy strikes barred oval "LS/7", otherwise Very Fine.
SG 137; £4,750 ($7,360).
Scott $5,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Lot 4 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #4 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, £1 brown lilac, Imperial Crowns watermark (Scott 110), canceled two neat Weston, Herts c.d.s.s, 4 Dec 1891, along with boxed "C.H.B./ G.P.O." telegraph cancel and light red crayon markings, Very Fine.
SG 185; £2,800 ($4,340).
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Lot 5 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #5 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 5d dull purple & blue, Die I (Scott 118a), large part o.g., bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine, quite a rare stamp.
SG 207; £800 ($1,240).
Scott $825.
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 6 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #6 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1902, King Edward VII, De La Rue printing, £1 dull blue green (Scott 142), canceled light Guernsey c.d.s., 30 Jan 1912, Fine to Very Fine.
SG 266; £825 ($1,280).
Scott $825.
Estimate $250 - 350.

Lot 7 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #7 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1913, King George V "Seahorse", Waterlow printing, £1 green (Scott 176), relatively light parcel cancel with great color and contrast; slightly blunted bottom perfs, otherwise Very Fine.
SG 403; £1,400 ($2,170).
Scott $1,550.
Estimate $400 - 600.

Lot 8 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #8 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1929, P.U.C. complete (Scott 205-209), o.g., never hinged, the £1 is exceptionally well centered, Very Fine.
SG 434/8.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Lot 9 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #9 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1929, £1 P.U.C. (Scott 209), upper right corner sheet margin single, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
SG 438. S.G. Spec. NCom9; £1,100 ($1,700).
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Lot 10 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #10 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1929, £1 P.U.C. (Scott 209), o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine.
SG 438; £550 ($850).
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.

Lot 11 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #11 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1929, £1 P.U.C. (Scott 209), slightly disturbed o.g.; tiny thin, Very Fine appearance.
SG 438.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.

Lot 12 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #12 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1929, £1 P.U.C. (Scott 209), light circular cancels, Very Fine.
SG 438; £550 ($850).
Scott $800.
Estimate $350 - 500.

Lot 13 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #13 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1958, Queen Elizabeth II "Castle" high values, De La Rue printing, 2s6d-£1 complete (Scott 309-312 vars.), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
SG 536a/9a.
SG £670 ($1,040).
Estimate $300 - 400.

Lot 14 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #14 - 01 - British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1963, 3d Red Cross error, one phosphor band omitted (two instead of three bands) (Scott 398 var.), o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, a dazzling showpiece.
SG 642pb. S.G. Spec. WP37b.
Estimate $600 - 800

This is the "discovery copy" and the only copy officially known to exist, and, as such, is listed but not price in the Gibbons Specialized catalogue; included is the official letter from...

Lot 15 - 01 - British Commonwealth antigua -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #15 - 01 - British Commonwealth antigua

Antigua, 1872, Queen Victoria, 6d blue green (Scott 7 var.), reversed watermark, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
SG 15x.
SG £500 ($780).
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 16 - 01 - British Commonwealth antigua -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #16 - 01 - British Commonwealth antigua

Antigua, 1879, Queen Victoria, 2½d red brown (Scott 9), unused without gum, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
SG 19; £600 ($930).
Scott $700.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 17 - 01 - British Commonwealth antigua -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #17 - 01 - British Commonwealth antigua

Antigua, 1876, Queen Victoria, 6d blue green (Scott 11), o.g., exceptionally fresh, Fine.
SG 18; £425 ($660).
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 18 - 01 - British Commonwealth antigua -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #18 - 01 - British Commonwealth antigua

Antigua, 1903-09, Seal of the Colony & King Edward VII, ½d-5d complete (Scott 21-30), set of 10, o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
SG 31/40; £325 ($500).
Scott $369.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 19 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #19 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states

Australian States: New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 1d dull carmine, plate I re-engraved, yellowish paper (Scott 2), canceled Sydney mute barred oval, large margins to just clear at upper right, nearly Very Fine, signed Bloch.
SG 8; £375 ($580).
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 20 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #20 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states

Australian States: New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 3d yellow green, bluish wove paper (Scott 9), canceled light Wee Waa barred numeral "72", ample to large margins, Very Fine.
SG 42; £275 ($430).
Scott $325.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 21 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #21 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states

Australian States: New South Wales, 1897, Consumptives Home, 2½d (2s6d) gold, carmine & blue (Scott B2), socked-on-the-nose Newcastle c.d.s., 6 Jul 1897, Fine to Very Fine.
SG 281; £225 ($350).
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 22 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #22 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states

Australian States: Queensland, 1880, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 20s rose (Scott 56), canceled lovely strike Allora "29" (inverted), fresh and well centered, Extremely Fine.
SG 127; £250 ($390).
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 23 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #23 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states

Australian States: Queensland, 1900, Patriotic Fund, 1d-2d complete (Scott B1-B2), neat corner cancels, Very Fine.
SG 264a/b; £395 ($610).
Scott $725.
Estimate $300 - 400.

Lot 24 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #696 -Flagship US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #24 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states

Australian States: Western Australia, 1858, Swan (litho), 2d brown black on red, imperf, printed on both sides (Scott 2b), Swan watermark, second impression upright and mostly quite strong, light mute barred oval cancel, exceptionally fresh, Fine to Very Fine, 1991 RPS certificate.
SG 15a; £800 ($1,240).
Scott $950.
Estimate $500 - 750.

Lot #25 - 01 - British Commonwealth australia and states

Australian States: Western Australia, 1903, Swan, 1d carmine rose, perf 12½ (Scott 76, 76a), six blocks of 4, o.g. (some hinge remnants, 4 stamps never hinged), all different watermark positions or shades, Very Fine, an interesting lot.
SG 117 & var.; £576 ($890).
Scott $528.
Estimate $200 - 300.

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