Auction #131 - Public Auction


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Sep 26, 2019 America/Los_Angeles

COLONIAL STAMP CO. Auction #131 - Public Auction

Thursday Sep 26, 2019 14:00 America/Los_Angeles

We welcome you to our large and exciting Fall Public Auction for 2019


Great Britain includes a mint 4d carmine Q Victoria on bluish, wmkd Small Garter, while the Officials section has a 10d K Edward VII “O.W. Official” of which only 134 were sold! Cyprus has a nice G.B. used in Larnaca – one of 3 known. Egypt has a full set of the Port Fouad overprints and the 1932 U.P.U. set. 


Australia features five £2 Kangaroos and quite a few Postage Due rarities. Cook Islands has the very rare 1d imperf between. We have a few “G.R.I.” occupation issues of note. There is a nice, big, New Zealand section and some rare Penrhyn Island items.


Basutoland has a rare key Official (signed T. Allen!). Cameroons has a nice “C.E.F.” used set and a 2/- on 2M with the inverted “s” variety. Cape of Good Hope has a 4d wood-block with the re-touched corner, a Mafeking 3d mint of which few exist. Gold Coast weighs in with at Q Victoria 20/- used (!) and a used K George V £2. We offer 40 large Madagascar Consular Mail stamps – some are ex-Joseph Oster. Mauritius has big section of Express Mail varieties. New Republic has quite a few rare varieties on offer. There are Sierra Leone Elephants to the £5, strong Togo and lots of Zanzibar varieties.


Canada has a nice #1 used with a bottom sheet-margin, a 1¢ Large Queen on laid paper, superb examples of the $3 and $4 Jubilees plus 50¢ K Edward VII. Falklands has a 5/- yellow-orange Penguin that is never hinged!


Barbados shows a rare mint 1/-violet (aniline) Q Victoria and an unsevered pair of the 1d on half of a 5/- 

Hong Kong has a $10 K Edward VII used.


P.S. if you do not find all you are looking for (! ? !) here, we encourage you to visit our web site ( as we have put up some more of our retail stock.  There is sure to be something of interest, plus “want lists” are always welcome for us to fill from our 50 volumes of stock – mint and used, by Scott and Stanley Gibbons, and all available as “singles”.



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