Sale #68

Universal Philatelic Auctions

Jan 09, 2018 Europe/London

Universal Philatelic Auctions Sale #68

Tuesday Jan 09, 2018 17:00 Europe/London
  • UPA68 - Sale Description



    It’s so easy to test UPA: If You are a New Bidder you receive Your 1st £55 WINNINGS FREE** so you can test my Universal Philatelic Auctions: 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 20,387 lot 68th mail-bid sale closing Tuesday 9th January 2018. In keeping with previous auctions ALL lots estimated at £1,000+ will be offered LIVE online at 5pm (UK time) Wednesday 10th January 2018. Live bidders for GBP£1,000+ estimate lots now benefit by no charge for bidding live online. The auction offers 20,387 lots to the value of £2,129,940 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... There are No Buyer’s Premiums plus all lots are covered by their 28 day Total Guarantee. UPA prides itself on offering unique material that Collectors may not be able to source elsewhere and all with their unique reducing estimate system. With No Buyer’s Premium 2,000+ regular bidders stay with UPA saving up to 27% OFF – which is why UPA can offer new winning bidders a free trial of 1st £55 GBP OFF. Please start now.


    (** Offer restricted to bidders in UK, West Europe, USA, Australia, Canada & New Zealand)

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    Bidding stops at 5pm (UK time) Tuesday 9th January 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 232 of the most valuable lots from estimate £1,000 GBP upwards – Wednesday 10th January 2018, 5pm (UK time) via Bidders wishing to participate in the LIVE auction must register with by 2pm (UK time) Wednesday 10th January 2018.


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Lot #1 - General

Vintage Senf (Schaubek) illustrated album apparently produced early 1900's. Very good condition though some ageing as would be expected. Sparsely filled but with some classic issues including Bavaria, Brunswick, Finland 1856 5k (cut to shape) and 10k (cut square as is ) , France, Sicily, poor GB 1d black , USA and others. Some forgeries and reprints but an interesting collection in a scarce album. Few 100's. HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS...

Lot #2 - General 1934

Colonisers 25pf high value good used and fine used copies (10) Cat £310 (Start Price = £28.00)

Lot #3 - General 1954

1954 Stanley Gibbons Two Reigns Catalogue KGVI and QEII softback book with 214 pages and 1806 ilustrations intact with purple cover. The bottom SE Corners are well thumbed and a little bent, front description page creased and small tear and odd minor imperfections. Lovely little book. (63 years old). (Start Price = £12.00)

Lot #4 - General 2009

2009 Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue New Zealand 3rd edition in lovely condition very minor corner bends. (Looks new) (Start Price = £8.00)

Lot #5 - General - Accessories 2017

SG Commonwealth catalogue, the famous 'Red Book' complete, used and in good condition, some edge scuffs on cover, cost new £85.95.. HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR SHIPPING COSTS (Start Price = £44.00)

Lot #6 - General - Africa 1880-1935

A balance collection in a 32pp stockbook from QV Bechuanaland to Zanzibar, with useful mint &/or used ranges of Nyasaland incl.KGV MCA wmk vals to 4/- mint, British East Africa/KUT QV to KGV mint, South Africa, Natal, OFS, m & u, Nigeria Forerunners to KGV 1935 Jubilee(m), Morrocco Ags mint, Rhodesia 1892 to 1924 m & u, N.Rhodesia & Swaziland with 1935 Jub ilee, mint etc. A really nice lot to be sorted & re-organised....

Lot #7 - General - Autograph Covers 2002

LORD PATRICK LITCHFIELD Guaranteed genuine signature on GB illustrated 'Golden Jubilee' cover, with special cancels. Superb [US6] (Start Price = £14.40)

Lot #8 - General - Autograph Covers 2003

BEN COHEN Guaranteed genuine signature of the Northampton Saints winger who was part of the 2003 World Cup winning squad. On a GB 'Rugby' illustrated World Cup cover. Superbly clean. [US6] (Start Price = £21.60)

Lot #9 - General - Autograph Covers 2003

TOM PHILLIPS CBE (Artist), Guaranteed genuine signature on Benham illustrated cover, incorporating a 50th Anniv. of Coronation £5 coin. Special cancels. Superb. [US6] (Start Price = £11.20)

Lot 10 - General - Autograph Covers 2003 -  Universal Philatelic Auctions Sale #68

Lot #10 - General - Autograph Covers 2003

RICHARD TODD-DAMBUSTERS. Guaranteed genuine signature on Guernsey Dambusters illustrated 60th Anniv. cover with special 'Lancaster' bomber cancel. Numbered 45 of 50 limited edition. Superb & rare. (image available) [US6] (Start Price = £41.60)

Lot #11 - General - Baltic States

Large accumulation of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in 3 large packets with both earlier and modern period issues, mint and used, on hagners, stockcards and album pages from various collections. Excellent sorter with good quantity and variety, some better noted. Few 100's (Start Price = £64.00)

Lot #12 - General - British Colonies 1904-55

A mainly mint selection of Commonwealth issues on 8 stockbook pages. Mainly KGVI with a few odd KEVII & KGV, values to 10/-(2) & 5/-(3), mainly part/short sets, very little duplication, quality mainly very fine, just a few odd s with faults. High cat value, a great lot organise. (few 100's) Cat £1900 (Start Price = £396.00)

Lot #13 - 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) (Start Price = £114.40)

Lot #14 - General - British Colonies 1948

Royal Silver Wedding pairs for Aden(Shihr & Mukalla), Basutoland & Fiji, all unmounted ex Fiji 2½d. Very fine.(6) Cat £82 [US2] (Start Price = £34.40)

Lot #15 - General - British Colonies 1948-86

An unmounted mint range on 11 well-packed stock pages, mainly issues from 1960's to 1980's, useful sections from Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Bermuda, Jamaica, New Hebrides, St.Vincent, Swaziland, Trinidad & Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks & Caicos and small sections from other colonies. Some duplication, mainly in complete sets with good thematic content. Hours of pleasure with this one ! (Many 100's) Cat £630 [US1] (Start Price = £156...

Lot #16 - General - British Colonies 1953-74

WEST INDIES: Superb used small collections from 1953 to 74 for Montserrat(112), Turks & Caicos(112) & Virgin Islands(95). Mostly in complete sets. Lovely clean material. Cat £95 (Start Price = £44.00)

Lot #17 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH AUSTRALASIA range of QV - KGV and a few odd KGVI issues, INCL. Australia SG 119/120 mint and fine used, 121/123 mint and fine used, 129/130 unmounted mint, 135 c.t.o., 139 u/m and cto, O16/17 mint and cto, Fiji 136 mint, 242/245 mint, Gilbert and Ellice 23 mint, New Hebrides 1/3 mint, 43/51 mint, New Zealand 254 & 255 cds used, Edward head 6d mint, better Healths mint, 573/575 u/m sets (2), Niue 69/71 mint and used, Papua, Samoa...

Lot #18 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH AFRICA range of QV - KGV and a few odd KGVI issues, Ascension through to Zululand, incl. Br. East Africa SG 58 mint, 71 fine used, Br. Occ of Italian Cols S9 block of four fine used, E11/12 fine used, Cameroon 5, 6, 8 mint, Gambia 24 mint pair, 101 mint, 135/137 mint, Gold Coast 45 mint, 82 (2) 82a (2) mint, 111 (2) mint, KUT 54 mint (2) and used, 121 mint, Mauritius 270/71 fine used, Morocco Agencies 51 used, 74 mint, 177 fine used,...

Lot #19 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH ASIA small range of QV - KGVI issues, incl. Bahrain SG 62 used, British P.A's in Eastern Arabia SG 26 mint and fine used (2), Ceylon SG 288 mint, 363-365 mint, Hong Kong 52a fine used, India 214 and 215 mint, Kuwait SG 73 fine used (2), 73a fine used (2), 75 used, Malaya 1948 Wedding unmounted mint sets for Negri Sembilan, Pahang an Perak, Qatar 1957 Castles set unmounted, Sarawak SG 202 fine used etc, lovely quality with excellent...

Lot #20 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH WEST INDIES range of QV - KGV and a few odd KGVI issues, Antigua through to Virgin Islands, incl. Antigua 77 fine used with Barbuda cds, Barbados 265/66 fine used, Bermuda 51b and 52 mint, Cayman Is 12 mint, 31 fine used, 32 (2) mint, 45 fine used, 49 fine used, 105 mint and fine used, 129/130 u/m, Dominica 85 (2), 87 (2) mint, 92/95 mint, Grenada 55, 98b (3), 100, 100a, 131 (3), 132 (4),133 (2) mint, 1938 basic set to 10s mint, 166/...

Lot #21 - General - British Commonwealth

New Ideal album for issued to 1936, in fairly decent original condition, containing a sparse, rather scattered and partially remaindered collection, there are useful items remaining and 'better' countries include Australia, Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Is, Falkland Is, Fiji, GB, Hong Kong, India, Newfoundland, NZ, St. Helena and S. Rhodesia, condition is varied, poor to fine, mint or used. Heavy lot, UK bidders only, please. (Few 100's) [US1] (...

Lot #22 - 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 [US1] (Start Price = £196.00)

Lot #23 - General - British Commonwealth

RHODESIAS COLLECTION. Mostly used, housed in large-format stockbook. Starts RHODESIA (B.S.A.C.) 1892-3 2/- 1892-4 thin paper 4d.1896-7 Arms to 1/- x 2, 4/-.1898-1908 many shades to £2, 1909-12 ovptd.vals.to1/-, 1910-13 Double Heads, shades to 2/-, 1913-19 Admirals with all dies represented to 5/- (some m.m.). Later ranges inc. 1966-8 to £1 m.m., and to £1 c.d.s., Useful Commem sets, 1970-3 to $2, later sets to $2 x 2, etc....

Lot #24 - General - British Commonwealth

KGVI Cover collection varying quality. Includes three first day of issue 1947 Royal Visit Basutoland, Bechuanaland and Swaziland, Envelope from London to New York date 07.04.43 with SG489 - 2½d Light Ultramarine perfin with letter 'R' and 'Opened by Examiner 4351 tape', cover for Pan American World Airways First Clipper Air Mail Fight Gander, Newfoundland to Calcutta, also a Pan American cover First Clipper Airmail Flight Calcutta to New...

Lot #25 - 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) [US5] (Start Price = £80.00)

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