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Note: MUH = MNH = UMM = **,    other abbreviations click here
Unsold lots available for sale at indicated reserve plus 21.45% buyer's commission plus postage & insurance. First | Previous | Next | Last | Index
WORLD: CEYLON
Lot
Description
Status
1845
1857-64 QV ½d dull mauve, imperf, white glazed paper. VFM, 4 margins. SG 17 cat £190. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1846
1861-64 QV 8d brown, wmk star, either intermediate perf or rough perf. UN, re-perf at top. SG 24 cat £2500 for intermediate perf. SG 32 cat £1700 for rough perf. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$240
1847
1867-70 QV 4d rose, wmk crown CC (SG w6). VF fresh MLH, bright colour. SG 65 cat £300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1848
1869 'SERVICE' opt QV 2/- deep blue. VF fresh M. SG O5 cat £120 & under-catalogued. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1849
1872-80 QV 2R50 dull rose, wmk crown CC, perf 12½, unissued w/o opt. Superb fresh UN with traces of gum, excellent colour. SG 141 cat £3250. Extremely rare & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2200
1850
1912-25 KGV set 1c-20R, wmk mult crown, opt SPECIMEN, plus 1R on white back opt in red 1R on lemon back & 1R pale shade, 2R on white back, 5R on white back & 5R Die II. VF fresh M/MLH. SG 307s-319s inc 315as, 315bs, 315ds, 316as, 317as & 317cs cat £723. Rarely seen so complete. (21). (P)
 SOLD at A$800
1851
1912-25 KGV 10R black & purple on red, Die I wmk mult crown, opt SPECIMEN at top over 'Ceylon' local type CE7 (17x2mm) bottom marginal with plate no.6. Superb fresh MUH. SG 318s(var). Very rare specimen type & probably unique with plate no. (P)
 SOLD at A$900
1852
1912-25 KGV 10R purple & black on red, Die I, wmk mult crown INVERTED. Superb fresh MUH. SG 318aw cat £300 for M, should be at least double, £600 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1853
1912-25 KGV 20R black & red on blue, wmk mult crown, opt SPECIMEN at top over 'Ceylon' local type CE7 (17x2mm). Stamp VF fresh MUH, left marginal. SG 319s(var). Very rare specimen type. (P)
 SOLD at A$900
1854
1921-32 KGV 12c rose-scarlet se tenant Die I & Die II gutter blk of 4, 'heart of sheet', wmk script. Superb fresh MLH/MUH. SG 347b cat £320+++ for M prs, plus premium for such cross gutter blk which occurred only once per sheet. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1855
1926 KGV Surch set 2c/3c slate-grey & 5c/6c bright violet, opt SPECIMEN at top over 'Ceylon', local type CE7 (17x2mm). VF fresh MLH. SG 361-2s cat £80++ for normal specimen set, plus premium for rare type. (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1856
1927-29 KGV 20R dull purple & blue. Superb fresh MLH. SG 367 cat £300. (P)
 SOLD at A$230
1857
1938-49 KGVI Elephants 50c black & mauve perf 13x13½. VF MLH. SG 394a cat £450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1858
1938 KGVI Revenue 100R purple & blue, perf 14x13¾ being continuation of the KGVI Postage set in SG & equivalent to the KGV 100R that is listed in SG. Superb F/C, m/s 'initials & 1/10/46 date unusually nice colours. Bft 11. Extremely rare so nice. (P)
 SOLD at A$500
1859
1880-1905 Telegraph stamps collection inc 1880 CEYLON opt India QV Telegraphs to 2R89. 1881-02 QV to 50R. 1882-84 Surch to 5R/50R inc strong coverage of types inc '40 cents' on 2R50 (SG cat £110) & 5R/50R (£250) types. 1892-1903 typeset to 80c, plus dates. 1903-04 KEVII to 50R wmk CA over crown, & 1905 to 25R wmk mult crown. Most F-VFU. SG cat £1470+ & under-catalogued as many of the QV opts & surch are almost never seen despite their low cat vals. Very comprehensive collection. (148). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
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