Sale #71

Universal Philatelic Auctions

Closed Auction
Oct 09, 2018 Europe/London

Universal Philatelic Auctions Sale #71

Tuesday Oct 09, 2018 17:00 Europe/London

UPA71 - Sale Description


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Continuing 18 years tradition of their Unique Reducing Estimate Auctions PLUS No Buyer’s Premium Universal Philatelic Auctions (UPA) presents one of their most valuable ever mail-bid sales closing at 5pm (UK Time) Tuesday 9th October 2018. In keeping with previous auctions ALL lots estimated at £1,000+ GBP will be offered LIVE online at 5pm (UK time) Wednesday 10th October 2018. Live bidders for £1,000+ GBP estimate lots now benefit by no charge for bidding live online.

The auction offers 21,494 lots to the value of £1,930,360 GBP comprising worldwide Collections, Sets, Singles, Covers, Proofs, High Values, Rarities, Topicals, FEO etc ... from the broadest range of regions including high quality classic Great Britain, British Empire, British Africa, British North America, India, Europe, British Asia, Asia with China, US and much more. Highlights once again include remarkable particularly strong in GB with High Values, British Empire (with amazing British Africa, KGV, KGVI, Australia, Malaya, India and Hong Kong) plus exceptional Europe and overseas, with very good USA and many other countries too numerous to mention...

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Bidding stops at 5pm (UK time) Tuesday 9th October 2018

Please Note : Bids below 80% of the estimate will be respectfully declined. Bidders wishing to purchase such lots for less may have the opportunity to do so in subsequent auction(s).

LIVE auction of 202 of the most valuable lots from estimate £1,000 GBP upwards – Wednesday 10th October 2018, 5pm (UK time) via Bidders wishing to participate in the LIVE auction must register with by 2pm (UK time) Wednesday 10th October 2018.

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Lot #1 - General - Accessories

GUERNSEY; Stanley Gibbons/DAVO printed hingeless album for issues 1969-1988, with slip. Case, virtually 'as new' condition. Retail price approx. £165.. HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR SHIPPING COSTS (Start Price = £50.40)

Lot #2 - General - Accessories

GREAT BRITAIN; Stanley Gibbons DAVO printed hingeless album, with slip case, for issues 1971-87, as new condition. Retail price approx. £140. HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR SHIPPING COSTS (Start Price = £50.40)

Lot #3 - General - Airmails 1920's-2000's

FINE USED AVIATION-THEMED COLLECTION, on stockcards. Comprising Aircraft, Helicopters, Ballons, many AIRMAIL sets and values, from around the world.Most countries represented, with better ranges of Cambodia, Canada, Canal Zone, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Grenada, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Italy & Colonies, Jugoslavia, Libya, Mexico, Monaco, Montserrat, Panama, Papua, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal &...

Lot #4 - General - Airmails 1920's-2000's

EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF AVIATION THEME, consisting of Aircraft, Helocopters, Balloons, etc on stockcards of worldwide appeal, many of them being AIRMAILS. Host of sets and values with most countries represented. Better Cambodia, Canada, Czechoslovakia, French Colonies, Gambia, Germany, Grenada, Guyana, Hungary (inc.1933 Airmails to 1 P), Italy & Colonies, Israel, Jordan, Maldives, Marshall IS., Mexico, Mongolia, Spanish Colonies, Nauru,...

Lot #5 - General - Australasia 1870-1978

Eclectic collection on leaves(64 items) including 1915 CHRISTMAS ISLAND Local 'COCOANUT PLANTATION LTD' 5c used on piece by earliest known cancellation(11 Jan 1918), FIJI TIMES 1d SG 5 unused showing dropped 'S', cat £1,100 as normal, 1893 FIJI CAKE FAIR envelope unused, NEW CALEDONIA 1880 Caporn Local Post 20c mint pair, 1931 FRENCH OCEANIA 2c pair on cover to England tied S.S. TAIF cancels, a most unusual lot, superbly presented [US1] (...

Lot #6 - General - Australasia 1924-1982

Mint and used accumulation of AUSTRALASIAN and PACIFIC ISLANDS in a large stock book(probably 4,000-5,000 stamps) including CHRISTMAS IS, COCOS IS, NORFOLK IS looks to have at least three of each set 1947-71 mint(only two of 1961 10s), TOKELAU IS, NAURU inc 1924-48 Ship values to 2/6d(2) mint, 1954 sets(8) mint, finally a collection of Captain Cook thematics, mainly fine with much unmounted. HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR...

Lot #7 - General - British Colonies 1937

KGVI Coronation sets on 46, mainly registered, covers from many Colonies, a few duplicates, many are first day, odd beter postmark, includes Hong Kong, Falklands etc., one faulty(Gold Coast), otherwise a fine lot (46) [US3] (Start Price = £77.60)

Lot #8 - General - British Commonwealth

HAGNER BINDER of better Commonwealth issues, incl. Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 most to 20s. mint and used, Rhodesia ranges incl. Arms £5 Revenue oppt, and Rhodesia opt Commisioners Office piece, Southern Rhodesia 1924-29 to 5s mint, 1931-37 to 5s used, 1935 Jubilee sets mint and used, 1937 Definitive sets mint and used, Burma 1946 set mint, Aden 1937 Dhow set to 2r mint, 1939-48 sets mint and used, Seiyun and Hadhramaut 1942 sets mint and used...

Lot #9 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH ARABIA a highly useful mint and used light to moderately duplicated collection in a large stockbook, with BAHRAIN incl. 1933-37 5r inverted wmk mint (small rust spot), 5r upright good used, 1938-41 3p to 3a mint, 1942-45 set mint, 1948 Wedding u/m, 1950-55 10r mint, 1955-60 Castles to 10r (3), 1960 set u/m and another mint, 1964 sets u/m (2) and mint, others to 1970's incl. Definitives; BRITISH P.A.'s 1948 set mint, 1950-55 to 2r...

Lot #10 - General - British Commonwealth

KGVI fine mint collection in an S.G. Philatelic album (smaller format), Aden through to Zanzibar, note Aden Hadhramaut 1942-46 set, Bahamas 1938 to 5s, Br. Guiana 1938 to $3, Br. Somaliland 1938 set, Solomon Is 1939 to 10s, Cyprus 1938 to £1, Falkland Dependencies 1944 opts complete, Map pairs with broken arcs, Grenada to 10s (2 diff), India 1940 set, Leewards to 5s, Nigeria 2s.6d and 5s perf 13 x 11½, Nyasaland 1945 set, St Helena 1938 incl...

Lot #11 - General - British Commonwealth

A 64pp stockbook with the mainly 20th century mint collection much KGVI material plus a few QEII, useful throughout & with some duplication, notable Falklands & Deps, Malta, Malaya etc. Good quality & some better items. (very many 100's). HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR SHIPPING COSTS [US4] (Start Price = £146.40)

Lot #12 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH EUROPE small range of QV - KGVI issues, incl. British Levant SG 3a fine used, 32 mint, L24 mint, Cyprus SG 44 plate number mint, 163 fine used, Gibraltar SG 61 fine used, 99 &99a shades mint (10), 105 mint (2), 106 used, Malta SG 43 mint, 231 unmounted mint etc, lovely quality and stated to catalogue £600+. (46 stamps) [US4] (Start Price = £79.20)

Lot #13 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH ASIA-Early to modern mint and used collection in a stock book(100s) including India issues from 1854, good range of mint 1950s/60s issues, Sri Lanka, Burma inc Japanese Occupation, Malaya, Labuan, Sarawak. A useful lot with some better items and sets. HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR SHIPPING COSTS (Start Price = £237.60)

Lot #14 - General - British Commonwealth

GB OVERPRINTS; Small range on cards, with Br. Levant, Ireland and Morocco Agencies (mostly), including a few better mint items. (Start Price = £20.00)

Lot #15 - General - British Commonwealth

Tiny range in small packets, all Malayan States (mostly) on BMA ovpts on N. Borneo and Sarawak (mint), chiefly used. (Start Price = £10.40)

Lot #16 - General - British Commonwealth

ASIA: A small collection of India(380+ incl.36 QV vals) & States (88), Ceylon(190 - QV to modern, incl. 1935 KGV set mint - cat £50 ) & Burma KGV-KGVI used (30), majority used, some small duplication in places. Nice base collections for development (688) (Start Price = £48.00)

Lot #17 - General - British Commonwealth

B.W.I. METER MAIL an interesting collection of 1940's-2000's covers and cards displaying various types and rates from Antigua, Bahamas (7), Barbados (12), Bermuda (6), Br. Guiana/Guyana (9), Belize (5), Cayman Is (9), Jamaica (19), Montserrat, Trinidad (6) and Virgin Is. (75 covers/cards and few pieces) [US8] (Start Price = £45.60)

Lot #18 - General - British Commonwealth 1875-1988

AUSTRALASIA: A very nice little collection on old leaves with strong AUSTRALIA, with 21 x 1913-36 'Roos fine used values to 2/-(6) & 5/-, KGV Heads (29) use vals to 1/4, then a general run of mainly lower values to 1980's but includes KGVI 5/-, 10/- & £1 Robes. AUSTRALIAN STATES range with Queensland(21) vals to 1/-(2), N.S.W.(17) vals to 5/-, South Australia(21) with vals to 1/-; Tasmania(32) with vals to 5d(2) & 6d; Victoria(26...

Lot #19 - General - British Commonwealth 1880-1980

BRITISH WEST INDIES: A range of country collections on Simplex leaves with Anguilla (9 mint), Barbuda (Kings & Queens set mint(46), Dominica (m & u - 53), Antigua (QV-QE2 m & u 109 + min seet), Bahamas (KGV-QE2 m & u -134), British Honduras/Belize (72, m & u);British Guiana/Guyana (105, QV- QE2), British Virgin Is(53, QV-QE2), Grenada (79 - m & u KGV-QE2);Leeward Is (29, m & u - QV - QE2); Montserrat(32, m & u...

Lot #20 - General - British Commonwealth 1890-1970

BRITISH AFRICA: A few small mint & used collections on Simplex leaves with Morocco Agencies m & u KGV-QE2 (47); Rhodesia & Nyasaland(27) QE2 vals to 5/- used; Rhodesia(43) mainly low vals; Nyasaland(54) mainly KGVI used vals to 1/-, Northern Rhodesia (56) incl. QEII used vals to 2/6; Malawi(34) Modern thematics m & u; Somaliland(13) KGV-QE2; Southern Rhodesia(102) wit KGV vals to 1/-used, KGVI defins to 5/-(pair used), 1940...

Lot #21 - General - British Commonwealth 1890-1973

British Indian Ocean area: Three small collections on Simplex leaves being Seychelles QV- QE2(64) incl clean m & u KGVI values to $1; Mauritius (118) QV-QE2 with some nice thematics & Maldives (41) Mainly modern mint thematics. A fine lot (223) (Start Price = £40.00)

Lot #22 - General - British Commonwealth 1892-1980

Mint and used collection in Lindner loose leaf album(426) including SOUTH AFRICA 1954 set mint, GAMBIA 1938 set mint, NEW ZEALAND inc some 1930s sets mint, 1953 set to 10s mint, ZANZIBAR inc India 4a green SG Z69 with certificate, 1896 set to 5R used, 1908-09 set to 3R used, 1913 set to 4R mint, 1936 set to 10s used, 1948 RSW set mint, 1952 set mint, mainly fine. HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR SHIPPING COSTS (Start Price = £...

Lot #23 - General - British Commonwealth 1935

SILVER JUBILEE collection of fine mint sets, with Antigua, Bahamas, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Bermuda, Br. Guiana, Br. Honduras, Cayman Is, Ceylon, Cook Is, Dominica, Fiji, GB, Gambia, Grenada, Gold Coast, Jamaica, KUT, Montserrat, Morocco (all four), Nauru, Newfoundland, New Zealand, Nigeria, Niue, Northern Rhodesia, Papua, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Vincent, Samoa, Seychelles, Somaliland, Straits Settlements, S.W.A., Swaziland, Trinidad, and...

Lot #24 - General - British Commonwealth 1935

SILVER JUBILEE collection of fine used sets, with Antigua, Australia, Basutoland, Br. Honduras, Canada, Caymans, Cook Is, Falklands, KUT, Hong Kong, India, Morocco French, Nauru, New Guinea, Niue, Northern Rhodesia, Papua, St Kitts, Samoa, Southern Rhodesia, Straits Settlements and Swaziland. (87 stamps) Cat £420 (Start Price = £200.00)

Lot #25 - General - British Commonwealth 1937

KGVI Coronation Omnibus sets: A duplicated mint/u.m. ex-dealer's stock in sets on Hagner sheets, not complete but with over 180 different values, with usually between 3 to 5 sets from each territory (e.g. Ascension - 4 sets, Falklands - 3 sets, Hong Kong - 4 sets). Lovely condition. (600/700) [US1] (Start Price = £93.60)

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