Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Stamp Auctions

Lot 3035 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3035 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

1902: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the Badge 1 s. value, Frame only, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed BEFORE / HARDENING in black and dated '23 FEB 03' in blue. Scarce and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection Frederick Mayer, Spink, London, 21 Oct 2004, lot 2278.rn 

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Lot 3019 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3019 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

1876: 1 d. lake-rose, perf. 14, in a horizontal pair used with 1879 4 d. blue on 1882 registered cover to Halifax, Nova Scotia tied by "A02" obliterators with two strikes of straight line REGISTERED below and 'Antigua' cds of despatch (June 5) in black. Reverse with 'Halifax NS / Canada' arrival cds (June 17). A scarce and attractive franking.rnProvenance: Collection J.L. 'Bobbie' Messenger, RL, 14 Dec 1982, lot 22.

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Lot 3014 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3014 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

1863/67: 6 d. dark green, wmk. Small Star sideways, rough perf. 14 to 16, an unused pair, some aging on left stamp, tiny corner bend at left, otherwise fresh and fine with large part og. Despite faults a rare stamp in a multiple Gi = £ 1'500+.

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Lot 3030 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3030 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

1884/87: 6 d. deep green, wmk. Crown CA, perf. 14, a used example on 1895 registered cover to Leipzig, neatly tied by 'Antigua' cds's (March 5), mailed via London with two 'registered' oval datestamps (March 21) in black and in red; reverse with arrival cds. Philatelic but a very rare stamp on letter.rnProvenance: Collection E. Victor Toeg, RL, London, 12 Dec 1990.

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Lot 3041 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3041 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

1921/29: The set of eighteen values unused, wmk. Mutiple Script CA, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black (the 2 s. 6 d. value in red) or perforated with hooded SPECIMEN (1 d. bright scarlet, 1½ d. pale red-brown and 1 s. black on emerald), fresh and very fine but for one toned perf. on the 2 d. value, large part og. or unmounted og. A rare set Gi = £ 450.

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Lot 3009 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3009 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

1863/67: 1 d. rosy mauve, 1864 1 d. dull rose and 1867 1 d. vermilion, wmk. Small Star, rough perf. 14 to 16, the three shades from the three printings, all fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 500.

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Lot 3025 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3025 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

1882: Keyplate 2½ d. red-brown, wmk. Crown CA, perf. 14, an unused example "Printed Out of Register", misperforated and showing both the "Antigua" and "2½ Penny" shifted to the right of the left frame, somewhat crackly part og. A very scarce stamp - at the time of the Stanley Gibbons Monthly article on this stamp (May 1963), eight examples were noted, belonging to V.N.F. Surtees, Sir Adrian Hopkins, H. Douglas Bessemer, W.G. Cornell (this example), Stanley Gibbons Ltd., E.K. Thompson collection (the pair) and a single example in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Lot 3036 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3036 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

1901: De La Rue photographic bromide Essay for the completed design of the 5 s. value, imperforate on large display card, dated at top "Sept 13th 01" and marked below "Dupl.", above "Border" (to be in deep blue) and "Head" in green, unadopted in these colours, this proposal being illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 2081. The letter of approval for this design was also signed for the issue for Dominica and Montserrat. Rare.rnProvenance: Collection Frederick Mayer, Spink, London, 21 Oct 2004, lot 2258.rn 

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Lot 3020 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3020 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Recess by De La Rue from the Perkins Bacon Plates 1876: 6 d. blue-green, wmk. Crown CC, perf. 14, an unused example of fine colour, variety "Watermark Reversed", well centred, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 350.

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Lot 3015 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Lot 3015 - brit. colonies Antigua u. Antigua Barbuda - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 1

Recess by De La Rue from the Perkins Bacon Plates 1872: 1 d. lake, wmk. Crown CC reversed, perf. 12½, an unused block of four of good strong colour, showing marginal watermark from centre of the sheet, minor blunted perfs. and light gum bend do not detract from appearance, large part og. Gi = £ 720+.

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