Stamps and Covers of the World

1 Mar 2006, starting at 11:00 GMT.

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lots

Fiji: 1920-90 collection of covers (73) in an album inc. registered, airmails, Official mail, ship mail, inter-island covers, postal agency h.s's, unclaimed, received in damaged condition, good range of cancels, also some slogans on pieces, etc. (338)

Fiji: 1938-63 small used collection on leaves with 1938-55 set to £1 (less 2d. die II, additional 1½d. shade), 1954-59 to £1, and 1959-63 to £1 (less 10d.), mainly good to fine. (337)

Fiji: 1969-75 collection in an Opal album, mainly mint and all in plate or imprint blocks (a few pairs) with definitives inc. 1969-70 set to $2 (also used blocks), 1971-72 Birds and Flowers to $2 with various blocks, 1972-74 wmk. sideways most values to $2, and commemoratives, etc., varied condition. (339)

Gambia: 1869-81 mint or unused selection comprising 1869-72 no wmk. 4d. brown unused, good margins all round, 1874 CC 4d. pale brown fine mint, and 1880-81 CC sideways 4d. brown and 1/- green fine unused. (222)

Gambia: 1874 CC 4d. pale brown, fine mint. (205)

Gambia: 1880-93 selection all in sheets of fifteen with 1880-81 CC upright 1d., remainder 1886-93 ½d. to 6d. CA sideways printings inc. 4d. brown, 4d. deep brown, 6d. bronze-green, etc., a few split margin perfs. and some mounted in margins, stamps all unmounted. SG 1,000+. (515)

Gambia: 1880-81 CC sideways 4d. brown and 1/- green, fine unused. (206)

Gibraltar: 1840-1980 A collection on leaves, mixed condition, inc. G.B. used in, better used with 1886 optd. set, 1886-87 CA set, 1889 surcharged 25c. on 2d. and 25c. on 2½d. both showing broken "N", 1889-96 CA set, 1903 CA to 8/-, 1906-12 MCA set, 1912-24 MCA to £1, 1921-27 Script set, 1925-32 to £1, mint with 1938-51 set with 2d. wmk. sideways perf. 13½, etc. (165)

Gibraltar: 1886-2004 mint and used collection in mixed condition in two Plymouth albums with mint inc. 1886-87 4d., 1889 40c. on 4d., 50c. on 6d., 1898 CA to 1/-, 1903 CA 8/-, 1904-08 MCA 2/-, 1938-51 to £1, 1948 Wedding, Q.E.II with 1953-59 to £1 and later definitives, commemoratives, various used, etc. (710)

Gibraltar: 1904-08 MCA ½d. to £1 set, mainly good to fine used. S.G.£950 (166)

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