Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions

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May 02, 2017 America/New_York

Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Tuesday May 02, 2017 09:00 to Thursday May 04, 2017 18:00 America/New_York
Last date for bids: 
Tuesday May 02, 2017 08:00 America/New_York

America’s Oldest Philatelic Auction House is proud to present our newest public auction, Sale 698, a Flagship sale with over 2800 lots, featuring:

  • U.S. and Possessions stamps, including the Stanley J. Richmond Holdings Part 1 and the "Best" Collection Part 1
  • British Commonwealth, including the "Reno" Holding of British North America and British Europe
  • Europe and Colonies
  • Asia, Middle East and Africa
  • Latin America
  • Worldwide Booklets, including the "Jointdoc" Collection part 1
  • Selections from other important collections, including the "Newbury Park" Collection

 

Important Note! The buyer's premium for this sale will be 20%. However there will be a 2% discount for those buyers whose payments reach us within 15 says of the sale. Please see our terms of sale for fuller details.

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Lot 1 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1840, Mulready Letter Sheet, 1d black (Scott U3), Stereo A34, used within London from Moorgate Street to City Road with red Maltese cross and light straightline "TP/ MoorgateSt", bold red octagonal "PD, MY 15, 1840, 6EV" on reverse; no contents, slight internal wax seal damage and mounting damage on back, Fine to Very Fine, a scarce mid-May usage.
S.G. Spec. ME1; £1,200+ ($1,860).
Scott $500+.
Estimate...

Lot 2 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #2 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1840s, Queen Victoria, engraved portrait of the young Queen, die-sunk on 114 x 209 mm card, "Toppan Carpenter & Co." in pencil at bottom of card; light foxing, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 3 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #3 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, ca. 1840, multicolor surface printed "engine-turned" design, elaborate design in four different color combinations on white wove paper, each an overall 255 x 122 mm, pencil-numbered 1-4 (we cannot say when), Fine to Very Fine, would make a most attractive display.
Estimate $300 - 400.

Lot 4 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #4 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1840, Queen Victoria 1st Issue, 1d intense black, experimental black Maltese cross cancel usage (SG 1), plate 4, RJ, large margins all around, tied by experimental Maltese Cross in black on folded letter from Perth to Arbroath (both Scotland), postmarked clear boxed "PERTH/ OC 4/ 1840" [the black Maltese Cross did not go into general use until Feb 1841]; additionally, Oct 4 was a Sunday; stamp with tiny...

Lot 5 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #5 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1841, Queen Victoria line-engraved, 1d red brown (SG 8), three large margins, in at left, tied by two strikes distinctive Manchester Maltese Cross on folded letter from Manchester to Oxford, clear red Manchester circular datestamp, 8 Apr 1841 on reverse, along with Oxford receiver the next day; Maltese Cross is clearly identifiable, though neither strike is complete, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 3. S.G. Spec. £1...

Lot 6 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #6 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1854-64, 1d red brown, die I, selection of 8 singles, a strip of 5, and a cover Scott #33, 1 cover with a Scott #8 and the other cover with Scot #20, 1 single Scot #16, 4 pairs Scott #20 and a block of 4 Scott #20, many items plated, plus there are a variety of cancels. Nice lot for the specialist, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 8, 16, 20, 33.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 7 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #7 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1856, Queen Victoria, 1s green, Emblems watermark (SG 72), a Fine horizontal pair tied by Folkestone "303" duplexes, 1 Sep 1864, on folded letter to Valparaiso, Chile; British Panama transit c.d.s. (23 Sep) on front, red London (2 Sep) on reverse, Very Fine, ex- DeVoss.
Scott 28; $725.
SG £750 ($1,160).
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 8 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #8 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, £1 brown lilac, overprinted "Specimen" type 9, exceptionally fresh; repaired upper left corner perf, regummed, Very Fine appearance. An attractive example of this rare Specimen.
Scott 110S. S.G. Spec. K15s; £8,500 ($13,180).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 9 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #9 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1867, Queen Victoria, 5s pale rose, Maltese Cross watermark (SG 127), plate 2, regummed, lovely fresh color, Fine to Very Fine, a very nice example of this rare unused high value, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott 57a; $17,500.
SG £18,000 ($27,900).
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.

Lot 10 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #10 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1878, Queen Victoria, 10s greenish gray, Official reproduction (SG 128 var.), imperforate on unwatermarked paper, Very Fine.
Scott 74 var.
Estimate $300 - 400

Gibbons Specialised states that "An official reproduction was made of this stamp" .

Lot 11 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #11 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1877, Queen Victoria, 4d sage green, imperforate overprinted "Specimen" type 9 (SG 153 var.), plate 15, o.g., never hinged, large even margins and bright fresh color, Very Fine.
Scott 70 var. S.G. Spec. J64s; £575 ($890).
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 12 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #12 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, £1 brown lilac, Imperial Crowns watermark (SG 185), canceled bold "Chalk Farm Rd. B.O./ N.W." c.d.s. (9 Nov 1888) and boxed "C.H.R./ G.P.O." telegraph cancel, rich color, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
Scott 110; $3,000.
SG £2,800 ($4,340).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Lot 13 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #13 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1891, Queen Victoria, £1 green (SG 212), canceled weakly struck "Registered" oval, strong color; several perfs slightly clipped at top, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 124; $800.
SG £800 ($1,240).
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 14 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #14 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1911, King George V "Downey Head", Perkins Bacon die proof of portrait with partly cleared oval frame (SG 321/327E), on glazed card, 60 x 92 mm, Very Fine.
Scott 151/152E.
SG £1,100 ($1,700).
Estimate $300 - 400.

Lot 15 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #15 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1913, King George V "Seahorse", Waterlow printing, 2s6d deep sepia brown (SG 399), expertly regummed, Extremely Fine, with 2016 R.P.S.L. certificate.
Scott 173b; $425. S.G. Spec. N63(2); £850 ($1,320).
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 16 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #16 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1913, King George V "Seahorse", Waterlow printing, 10s indigo blue (SG 402), o.g. with just the barest trace of hinging, exceptionally fresh and well centered, Extremely Fine.
Scott 175; $1,000.
SG £1,200 ($1,860).
Estimate $400 - 600.

Lot 17 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #17 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1929, £1 P.U.C. (SG 438), lightly canceled; bit of perf soiling, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 209; $800.
SG £550 ($850).
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 18 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #18 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1934, King George V re-engraved "Seahorses", 2s6d to 10s complete (SG 450/2), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, 5s with 2015 A.P.S. and 10s with 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott 222-224; $1,275.
SG £525 for hinged ($810).
Estimate $500 - 750.

Lot 19 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #19 - 1: British Commonwealth Great Britain

Great Britain, 1997, Queen Elizabeth II, deep green (as used for 2p), light grey (as used for the 29p), flame (as used for 1st class, undenominated trials, full panes of 100, a limited supply of these were discovered and this is the discovery set that was on display at STAMPEX Spring 2017, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, each with 2017 R.P.S.L. certificate.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000

Machin trials discovered after 20...

Lot 20 - 1: British Commonwealth Australia -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #20 - 1: British Commonwealth Australia

Australia, 1915, Kangaroo and Map, 6d ultramarine, Die IIA (substituted cliché) (Scott 40a), Scott Die III, 2nd watermark, o.g., nearly perfectly centered, Very Fine.
SG 26b; £7,500 ($11,620).
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 21 - 1: British Commonwealth Australia -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #21 - 1: British Commonwealth Australia

Australia, 1932, Sydney Bridge complete (Scott 130-132), neat corner cancels, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
SG 141/3; £215 ($330).
Scott $365.
Estimate $100 - 150.

Lot 22 - 1: British Commonwealth Australia -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #22 - 1: British Commonwealth Australia

Australia, 1932, Sydney Bridge complete (Scott 130-132), neat corner cancels, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
SG 141/3; £215 ($330).
Scott $365.
Estimate $100 - 150.

Lot 23 - 1: British Commonwealth bushire -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #23 - 1: British Commonwealth bushire

Bushire, 1915, 5c brown & carmine (Scott N4), overprint setting IIC, o.g., exceptionally fresh and well centered, Extremely Fine. A beautiful example of this rare stamp—one of only 257 overprinted, with 2016 Sismondo certificate.
SG 4; £600 ($930).
Scott $950.
Estimate $400 - 600.

Lot 24 - 1: British Commonwealth canadian provinces -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #24 - 1: British Commonwealth canadian provinces

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1860, 2½d dull rose, imperf (Scott 1), large part o.g., nearly full margins all around, only slightly cutting in at bottom right, a wonderful example of this classic with brilliant, deep color, Fine to Very Fine, with 1980 B.P.A. certificate.
Unitrade C$25,000 for VF ($18,750).
Scott $30,000.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.

Lot 25 - 1: British Commonwealth canadian provinces -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Auction #698 -Flagship United States Stamps, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #25 - 1: British Commonwealth canadian provinces

British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1861, 1d reddish brown (Scott 16), expertly regummed, a decent example of this tight margined stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 1989 Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation certificate.
Unitrade 16; C$750 ($560).
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $250 - 350.

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