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Lot 543
Ceylon: 1903-76 duplicated collection in varied condition in two albums inc. 1903-05 CA to 2r.25 mint, values to 1r.50 used, 1903-04 Official set mint (25c. is used), 1904-05 MCA to 2r.25 mint and used, 1910-11 MCA to 10r. mint, 1912-25 MCA mint range of shades to 2r. (8, one wmk. inverted), 5r. die I (4), die II, 10r. die I (2), die II, 20r., used high values with fiscal cancels to 50r., 100r., selection of wmk. varieties mint inc. 5c. very scarce wmk. sideways, 6c. wmk. inverted (7), 30c. wmk. sideways (7), 1918-19 War Tax opt. varieties, 1918 1c. on 5c. surch. double used, 1926 2c. on 3c. variety bar omitted used in pair with normal on small piece, 1938-49 to 5r. (5) mint inc. 2c. perf. 13½ x 13 (2), 3c. perf. 14, 50c. perf. 13 x 11½, perf. 13 x 13½ pair, perf. 14, 1952 Postal Fiscal 10r. mint, heavily duplicated later issues, a few covers, etc.
Sold for £1,081 (US$ 1,816) inc. premium
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Ceylon:
1903-76 duplicated collection in varied condition in two albums inc. 1903-05 CA to 2r.25 mint, values to 1r.50 used, 1903-04 Official set mint (25c. is used), 1904-05 MCA to 2r.25 mint and used, 1910-11 MCA to 10r. mint, 1912-25 MCA mint range of shades to 2r. (8, one wmk. inverted), 5r. die I (4), die II, 10r. die I (2), die II, 20r., used high values with fiscal cancels to 50r., 100r., selection of wmk. varieties mint inc. 5c. very scarce wmk. sideways, 6c. wmk. inverted (7), 30c. wmk. sideways (7), 1918-19 War Tax opt. varieties, 1918 1c. on 5c. surch. double used, 1926 2c. on 3c. variety bar omitted used in pair with normal on small piece, 1938-49 to 5r. (5) mint inc. 2c. perf. 13½ x 13 (2), 3c. perf. 14, 50c. perf. 13 x 11½, perf. 13 x 13½ pair, perf. 14, 1952 Postal Fiscal 10r. mint, heavily duplicated later issues, a few covers, etc. (100's‡)
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