British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers - Stamp Auctions

Lot 3010 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain -  H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

Lot 3010 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain - H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

93 var., 1882 £5 Orange, "SPECIMEN" overprint, well centered with fresh color, o.g. with somer ligfht natural gum bends, l.h., Very Fine (SG J128s, £3,500)

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British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain
Lot 3026 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers australian states - new south wales -  H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

Lot 3026 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers australian states - new south wales - H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

2c, 1850 1d Dull carmine on greyish wove paper, Plate Ia, pos. 7, clear to ample margins, well struck barred oval cancel of Sydney, Fine; 2007 Sismondo certificate (Scott $850; SG 11, £375)

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British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers australian states - new south wales
Lot 3005 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain Postal  History -  H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

Lot 3005 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain Postal History - H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

1, 1840 1d Black, Plate 7, shows major double transfer across bottom, tied on cover to Bell Inn, Leicester by red Maltese Cross, red boxed Peter-borough Penny Post handstamp, additional boxed "No 4" handstamp, rimless red Peterborough 11/29/40 CDS backstamp, well margined stamp on Very Fine cover. 2014 PSE certificate. (SG £800 for plate 7 on cover).

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British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain Postal History
Lot 3021 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain - Channel Islands - Isle of Man -  H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

Lot 3021 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain - Channel Islands - Isle of Man - H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

1978 Coronation Black Print S/S Group, attractive S/S with gold border, holding of 21 items: 1) five imperf proofs in small format without Cancer Research logo, one with ms. "OK," also a perforated S/S, 2) proofs of lettering only for small format (x15), all but one in unusual tete-beche layout on seven cards, 3) six imperf proofs in larger format with Cancer logo, but in black instead of issued blue, two with extensive printer's notations incl. "Blue," "Assimilated Perf," etc., 4) essay for logo with ms. "Reduce to 1 5/8," 5) photographic print of booklet cover for SSs, few items with light folds, F-VF; the complete holding of such items found in the Format archive, several unique (see online scans)

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British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain - Channel Islands - Isle of Man
Lot 3016 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain -  H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

Lot 3016 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain - H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

835-38 var, 1978 Coronation 25th Anniversary, Black print S/S, se-tenant block in black print S/S, four imperf proofs in black and gold, evidently a preliminary state as Cancer Research logo is in black instead of issued blue, showing gold border shifted right (2), shifted left and down, or normal, only ten such proofs found in archive, these the only ones with printing shifts, also a proof of the similar black print sheetlet without inscriptions, each stamp with red PROOF ovpt., NH, Very Fine, only ten found in archive,

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British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers Great Britain
Lot 3032 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers AUSTRALIAN STATES - QUEENSLAND -  H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

Lot 3032 - British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers AUSTRALIAN STATES - QUEENSLAND - H. R. Harmer Inc Spring Auction #3009

1, 1860 1d Deep rose, partial numeral cancel, clear to full margins, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $1,050; SG 1, £800)

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British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers AUSTRALIAN STATES - QUEENSLAND