Auction #128 - Public Auction


Closed Auction
May 24, 2018 America/Los_Angeles

COLONIAL STAMP CO. Auction #128 - Public Auction

Thursday May 24, 2018 14:00 America/Los_Angeles

Colonial Stamp Company’s Spring Sale

Our 128th Specialized British Empire Public Auction

Emphasis on 1840-1935 issues

Featuring a marvelous early Colonial collection that was seriously built-up over many years by a great private client of ours, from New England.  He has an eye for scarce mint 20th-Century popular K Edward VII and K George V high values.

  • Great Britain features £1 from Q Victoria, K Edward VII and K George V; there are Gibraltar values to the £5.

  • British Central Africa has a £25 mint while Kenya & Uganda has K George V to the £5 and Natal also has a £5. Nyasaland goes to a £10 while Sierra Leone has both £5s. British East Africa ranges to the 50R and there are strong Gold Coast items (to the £2) and 34 different Madagascar lots.  Seychelles features a Z52 38¢ on 9d rarity and there is a Stellaland “Twee” error, major Togo items (to the 1M) and strong Zanzibar with 2½d provisional varieties, 200R Sultan’s Palace (never hinged) and more.

  • Canada shines with a Jubilee set to the $5, 1¢ Large Queen on laid paper with two Nova Scotia 1/-. There are comprehensive and strong runs of Bahamas and Barbados.

  • Falkland Islands features Centenary set and a scarce 5/- shade (never hinged!).  St. Helena shows the Tristan Relief set mint (plus used in blocks of 4). Samoa runs to the £5.

  • New Zealand has both “Teddy Bear” errors, ARs, OPSOs and more. There are quite a few rare Pacific Islands varieties and some nice Australian ‘Roos.

  • Straits Settlements has both K Edward VII $25s and Hong Kong has some nice lots to the $10.

Overall this Auction features a strong selection of popular Colonial sets and high values (many never hinged); A-Z, with many difficult and hard to find lots.


Refine Your Search


About The Seller

Colonial Stamp Company

We are the largest specialized auction house in America devoted exclusively to offering the stamps and postal history of the British Empire for both public auction and private sale from the... Read More

Send Email to COLONIAL STAMP CO. Or Visit WebSite